(Atlanta, GA) — Tiger Woods is celebrating his first victory in more than five years. Woods carded a plus-one 71 in Sunday’s final round to win the TOUR Championship in Atlanta. Woods finished at 11-under-par for the tournament, two shots ahead of Billy Horschel. It’s his first victory since the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and 80th of his PGA Tour career.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Rookie Josh Allen threw for a touchdown and ran in for two more as the Bills stunned the Vikings with a 27-6 win at US Bank Stadium. Buffalo led 27-0 until Minnesota scored with 2:59 left in the fourth quarter. Kirk Cousins finished 40-of-55 for 296 yards and a TD, but also had two fumbles and an interception as the Vikings fell to 1-1-and-1. Adam Thielen racked up 14 catches for 105 yards. The Vikes visit the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night.
(Oakland, CA) — Kyle Gibson pitched one-run ball into the eighth inning as the Twins dropped the Athletics 5-1 in Oakland. Jake Cave opened the scoring for Minnesota with a two-run homer in the first inning. Max Kepler, Ehire Adrianza and Chris Gimenez all plated runs in the fourth inning for Minnesota, which avoided the three-game sweep.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins open up their final week of the season tonight with the first of three against the Detroit Tigers at Target Field. It’s the start of a seven-game homestand to wrap up the year. The White Sox will come to town for four games starting Thursday. Kohl Stewart will get the start tonight opposite Detroit’s Spencer Turnbull.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has officially signed a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Sunday. The five-year, super-max deal was reported over the weekend to be worth $190-million. Towns averaged 21.3 points and 9.4 rebounds last season, helping the Wolves reach the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
(Dallas, TX) — The Wild are back on the ice tonight visiting the Dallas Stars in preseason action. Minnesota moved to 1-and-3 in exhibition play with Saturday’s 7-0 home win over Colorado. The Wild will host Winnipeg on Wednesday before wrapping up the preseason on Friday at Colorado.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers not only lost their Big Ten opener Saturday at Maryland, safety Antoine Winfield Jr. was also lost for the season with a left foot injury. Winfield was also limited to just four games last year with a hamstring injury. Minnesota dropped to 3-and-1 on the season with the setback. The Gophers are off this week.
(Undated) — North Dakota State cruised to a big win on Saturday, while North Dakota lost at home to Idaho State. The Bison blasted Delaware 38-10 to improve to 3-and-0 on the season. NDSU hosts South Dakota State to begin MVFC play this Saturday. Meanwhile, the Fighting Hawks fell to 2-and-2 with a 25-21 setback to the Bengals. UND visits Northern Colorado this Saturday.