(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins open up a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers tonight 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) — The Timberwolves tip off training camp today at Mayo Clinic Square. The team will practice ahead of their preseason opener on Saturday at Golden State. The Wolves will play a five-game exhibition slate before the regular season starts October 17th in San Antonio against the Spurs.
(Dallas, TX) — Joel Eriksson Ek, Kyle Rau and Matt Read all scored but it wasn’t enough as the Wild lost 5-3 to the Stars in Dallas. Devan Dubnyk allowed all five goals on 37 shots for Minnesota, which slipped to 1-and-4 in preseason play. The Wild host Winnipeg tomorrow before wrapping up the exhibition slate on Friday at Colorado.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are quickly preparing for the unbeaten Rams. Minnesota will visit Los Angeles for Thursday Night Football. The Vikings look to bounce back from a 27-6 home loss to Buffalo this past Sunday. They sit at 1-1-and-1 on the year. LA is 3-and-0.
(Tempe, AZ) — The Arizona Cardinals are going with a new starting quarterback. Coach Steve Wilks today named rookie Josh Rosen the starter going forward and benched Sam Bradford. Wilks made it clear it was not just a one-game decision, saying it was Rosen’s job to lose.
(Tampa, FL) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are finally in the win column after holding off the Buccaneers 30-27 on Monday Night Football in Tampa. Ben Roethlisberger tossed three touchdowns and an interception as Pittsburgh improved to 1-1-and-1 on the season. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 411 yards and three TD’s for the Bucs, but also had three picks in defeat. Tampa fell to 2-and-1.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are off this week. They will host Iowa in their Big Ten home opener on October 6th. Minnesota started conference play with a 42-13 loss at Maryland this past Saturday. The Gophers are 3-and-1 overall.