(Philadelphia, PA) — Matt Ryan couldn’t connect with Julio Jones in the end zone on the final play as the Eagles held on for an 18-12 win against the Falcons to open the NFL season in Philadelphia. Jay Ajayi’s second touchdown with 2:19 left in the fourth quarter put the Eagles ahead. Jones piled up 10 catches for 169 yards for Atlanta.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins begin a six-game home-stand tonight against the Royals at Target Field. Stephen Gonsalves will get the start in the opener of the three-game series. KC will counter with Heath Fillmyer. Minnesota has lost five in-a-row to dip to 63-and-76 on the season.
(Seattle, WA) — The North Dakota Fighting Hawks will trek west to face a top-ten F-B-S opponent for their second game of the year. U-N-D faces the Washington Huskies in Seattle one week after notching an easy 35-to-seven win in their opener against the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils. Kickoff is scheduled for four p-m and the game will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Network. The North Dakota State Bison have the weekend off.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings kickoff the regular season on Sunday hosting the San Francisco 49ers at US Bank Stadium. New quarterback Kirk Cousins looks to help take the Vikes back to the NFC Championship Game and beyond this year. The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles knocked off the Atlanta Falcons 18-12 in the league opener last night.
(Seattle, WA) — Game One of the WNBA Finals tips off tonight as the Washington Mystics visit the Seattle Storm. The Mystics seek the first championship in franchise history after getting by Atlanta in five games in the semifinals. The Storm look for their first title since 2010. Seattle outlasted Phoenix in five games to advance in the other semifinal.