(Denver, CO) — Nathan Parise scored 6:14 into the game before the Wild gave up four unanswered goals in a 4-1 loss to the Avalanche in the season opener in Denver. Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves for Minnesota. The Wild host Vegas tomorrow in their home opener.
(Undated) — Both American League Division Series get underway today. The Indians face the defending champion Astros this afternoon in Houston, while the Yankees and Red Sox renew their rivalry tonight at Fenway Park. Game Two for both series is tomorrow.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves are back on the hardwood tonight hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder in their only home game of the preseason at Target Center. Minnesota is 1-and-1 so far after Wednesday’s 128-101 loss in LA to the Clippers. The Wolves will play the Bucks on Sunday in Ames, before wrapping up the preseason next Friday in Milwaukee.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are headed to Philadelphia to face the Super Bowl champion Eagles on Sunday. It’s a rematch of the NFC Championship Game from January. Minnesota is 1-2-and-1 after back-to-back losses. The Eagles sit at 2-and-2.
(Undated) — North Dakota State is on the road for the first time this season tomorrow at Northern Iowa. The Bison sit at 4-and-0 after beating South Dakota State 21-17 in their conference opener this past Saturday. Meanwhile, North Dakota has the week off. The 3-and-2 Fighting Hawks will host Montana on October 13th.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers host the Iowa Hawkeyes tomorrow afternoon in their Big Ten home opener at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers come out of their bye week 3-and-1. Iowa is also 3-and-1.