(Minneapolis, MN) — Kyle Gibson gave up three runs across six innings to take the loss in the Twins’ 6-2 setback to the Indians at Target Field. Gibson dropped to 5-and-8. Logan Morrison homered and Jake Cave plated the other run for the Twins, who have dropped four of five. The teams play the rubber match of the three-game series today.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins are parting ways with second baseman Brian Dozier. The team traded Dozier ahead of yesterday’s non-waiver deadline to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for infielder Logan Forsythe and two minor leaguers. Trades can still be completed now if a player is able to pass through waivers.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are locking up wide receiver Stefan Diggs. The team announced Diggs has signed a contract extension. Terms were not released, but ESPN reports it’s a five-year deal worth a total of $81-million and includes more than $40-million guaranteed. Diggs racked up 64 catches for 849 yards and eight touchdowns in 14 games last season, his third in the NFL.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are off today. They will return to the practice field tomorrow in Eagan. The Vikes begin the preseason August 11th against the Broncos in Denver.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are back on the hardwood on Thursday. Minnesota will visit the LA Sparks before heading to Seattle on Friday. The Lynx have won three straight to come out of the All-Star break third in the WNBA at 15-and-10.
(New York, NY) — The line between U.S. professional sports leagues and gambling is getting thinner. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced a three-year, $25-million deal with MGM, which will allow it to use league highlights, names, logos and its direct data feed. MGM also becomes the official gaming partner for the NBA and WNBA.