(Cleveland, OH) — Mitch Garver’s three-run homer in the second inning held up as the Twins edged the Indians 3-2 in Cleveland. Adalberto Mejia allowed just one hit over five shutout innings for the win. Fernando Rodney closed it out for his 25th save.
(Cleveland, OH) — The Twins and Tribe play the third installment of their four-game series tonight in Cleveland. Jake Odorizzi will be on the bump for Minnesota. The Indians will send out Mike Clevinger.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings hit the practice field again today as they gear up for the preseason opener this weekend. The Vikes will begin the exhibition slate on Saturday facing the Broncos in Denver.
(Chicago, IL) — The Lynx put an end to their three-game losing streak with an 85-64 rout of the Sky in Chicago. Maya Moore dropped in 31 points to pace Minnesota, which moved to 16-and-13 with the win. The Lynx visit Las Vegas tomorrow before returning home.
(Chicago, IL) — Hockey great Stan Mikita has died at 78. His death was announced Tuesday by the Chicago Blackhawks, the team he helped lead to the Stanley Cup in 1961. The Blackhawks did not disclose details but said he was with his family. Mikita played for the Blackhawks for 22 seasons, becoming one of the franchise’s most revered figures.
(Undated) — LeBron James and the Warriors will again headline the NBA’s Christmas Day schedule. Multiple outlets report the Lakers will play defending champion Golden State on December 25th. James has faced the Warriors the last three X-Mas Days as a member of the Cavaliers.