(Minneapolis, MN) — Jake Odorizzi pitched one-run ball into the eighth inning as the Twins topped the Yankees 3-1 at Target Field. Odorizzi improved to 6-and-10 with the win. Trevor Hildenberger picked up his sixth save. Ehire Adrianza doubled in a run in the sixth inning, while Willians Astudillo and Max Kepler plated runs in the seventh for the Twins, who took two-of-three in the series.
(Kansas City, MO) — The Twins open up their final road trip of the season tonight in Kansas City with the first of four against the Royals. Minnesota will also visit Detroit and Oakland on the 10-game trek. Stephen Gonsalves will get the start tonight for the Twins. KC will counter with Heath Fillmyer.
(Fairfax, VA) — The Seattle Storm are the 2018 WNBA champions. They beat the Mystics 98-82 in Game Three at Washington to sweep the WNBA Finals. Breanna Stewart led the charge with 30 points and took home MVP honors. Natasha Howard had 29 points and 14 rebounds, and Sue Bird added 10 points and 10 assists, as Seattle claimed its third title.
(Cincinnati, OH) — Week Two of the NFL season kicks off tonight as the Baltimore Ravens visit the Cincinnati Bengals. The AFC North foes are both 1-and-0 following Week One victories. Baltimore blasted Buffalo 47-3, while Cincinnati rallied to win 34-23 at Indianapolis. The all-time series between the Ravens and Bengals is tied at 22 wins each.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are back on the practice field as they gear up for Sunday’s road game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. The Vikes opened the year with a 24-16 win over the 49ers last Sunday. The Packers beat the Bears in their first game.
(Green Bay, WI) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is hoping he’ll be able to start this Sunday against the NFC North rival Minnesota Vikings. Rodgers suffered what he is calling a sprained knee in this past Sunday’s win over Chicago. He left the game in the first half but later returned to guide Green Bay to an improbable fourth-quarter rally. Rodgers did not practice yesterday.
(Undated) — North Dakota State and North Dakota are back on the gridiron on Saturday. The Bison will host North Alabama seeking a 2-and-0 start. The Fighting Hawks hit the road to play Sam Houston State. NDSU has been off since a 49-3 season-opening win over Cal Poly on September 1st. UND is 1-and-1 after its 45-3 blowout loss at Washington last weekend.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers wrap up their non-conference slate on Saturday against Miami of Ohio at TCF Bank Stadium. Minnesota’s Big Ten opener is September 22nd at Maryland. The Gophers are 2-and-0 following wins over New Mexico State and Fresno State. The RedHawks are 0-and-2.