(Undated) — Unbeaten North Dakota State is still ranked #1 in the FCS Coaches Poll. The 5-and-0 Bison will visit Western Illinois on Saturday. North Dakota sits at 3-and-2. The Fighting Hawks face Montana on Saturday at home.
(New Orleans, LA) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees is now the NFL’s all-time passing yards leader. He threw for 363 yards and three touchdowns as the Saints beat the Redskins 43-19 on Monday Night Football in New Orleans. Brees needed 201 yards to pass Payton Manning for first place. He broke the record with a 62-yard TD pass to Tre’Quan Smith in the second quarter.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Vikings will move on to face the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday after getting a win in Week Five. Minnesota sits at 2-2-and-1 after beating the defending champion Eagles on the road. They’ll return home to host the Cardinals, who are 1-and-4.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves have just one preseason game left as the regular season inches closer. They’ll travel to face the Milwaukee Bucks in the finale on Friday. The regular season tips off next Wednesday at the San Antonio Spurs.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Days after a proposed trade with the Miami Heat fell through, there is no update on Jimmy Butler’s departure. The All-Star guard still has not reported to the team as he seeks a trade. ESPN reports owner Glen Taylor wants a deal to get a done as soon as possible.
(St. Paul, MN) — The Minnesota Wild seek their first win of the season on Thursday when they host the Chicago Blackhawks. The Wild are 0-1-and-1 so far. They’ll also be at home on Saturday versus the Carolina Hurricanes.
(Undated) — Twins third baseman Miguel Sano is not facing criminal charges in the Dominican Republic after a car accident resulted in a police officer suffering a broken leg. According to multiple reports, Sano accidentally backed into a motorcycle cop early Sunday morning while leaving a nightclub. He did not leave the scene and cooperated with authorities, and even gave the officer a ride to the hospital and has offered to pay his medical bills. The Dominican national police released a statement yesterday stating Sano will not be charged.