(Los Angeles, CA) — The Vikings are in the spotlight again tonight as they square off with the Rams on Thursday Night Football in Los Angeles. The Vikings are looking to bounce back from an embarrassing 27-6 home loss to the previously winless Bills on Sunday. Minnesota is now 1-1-and-1 on the season. The Rams are off to a 3-and-0 start.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Johnny Field homered twice to help power the Twins to an 11-4 win over the Tigers in Minneapolis. Field’s two-run shot in the fourth snapped a 4-all tie to put the Twins in front for good. Minnesota tacked on five more in the fifth to pull away. Tyler Austin also homered and Jorge Polanco had a three-run triple in the win. The rubber match of the three-game series is tonight.
(St. Paul, MN) — Jason Zucker and Jared Spurgeon scored third period goals to lift the Wild past the Jets 4-3 at The X. Eric Staal and Greg Pateryn also lit the lamp as Minnesota moved to 2-and-4 in preseason play. Devan Dubnyk stopped 27 shots in the victory. The Wild wrap up the preseason tomorrow night at Colorado.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves are back on the practice court today at Mayo Clinic Square. The Wolves will tip off the preseason on Saturday at Golden State. The regular season starts October 17th in San Antonio.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Minnesota is getting an extra week to prepare for Iowa. The Golden Gophers will host the Hawkeyes one week from Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers are 3-and-1 after last Saturday’s 42-13 setback at Maryland.