(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Twins are relieving manager Paul Molitor of his duties. The Twins say the Hall of Famer will not return after four seasons at the helm, but they would like to keep him with the organization in a different role. Molitor was born and raised in Minneapolis and played his final three seasons for the Twins from 1996 through 1998.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings hit the practice field today as they get ready to face the Super Bowl champion Eagles. The Vikes will visit Philadelphia on Sunday in a rematch of the NFC Championship Game from January. The Vikings have lost two in-a-row to dip to 1-2-and-1 on the season. The Eagles are 2-and-2.
(Denver, CO) — The Wild drop the puck on the regular season tomorrow in Colorado against the Avalanche. Minnesota will then host Vegas on Saturday to start a three-game homestand. The Wild will be home for seven of their first 10 games.
(Los Angeles, CA) — The Timberwolves are back on the hardwood tonight facing the Clippers in LA. The Wolves began the preseason with a 114-110 win at Golden State on Saturday. Minnesota will host Oklahoma City on Friday in its only home game of the five-game exhibition schedule. The Wolves will then play the Bucks in Iowa and Milwaukee to close out the preseason.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers continue to prep for the Hawkeyes. Minnesota hosts Iowa on Saturday in its Big Ten home opener at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers sit at 3-and-1 after having last week off. Iowa is also 3-and-1.