(Los Angeles, CA) — The Red Sox are World Series champions after a 5-1 win over the Dodgers in Game Five in Los Angeles. MVP Steve Pearce homered twice, and Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez also went deep, as Boston won the best-of-seven match-up four-games-to-one. It’s the fourth championship since 2004 for the Red Sox and their ninth overall.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Vikings’ three-game winning streak is over after a 30-20 loss to the Saints on Sunday Night Football at US Bank Stadium. Kirk Cousins threw for 359 yards, two touchdowns and an interception for Minnesota, which slipped to 4-3-and-1 on the season. The Vikings host the Detroit Lions this Sunday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves host LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers tonight at the Target Center. The Wolves opened their current three-game home-stand with a 125-95 loss to the Bucks on Friday. Both teams are 2-and-4 on the season.
(Vancouver, British Columbia) — The Wild open up a seven-game road trip tonight in Vancouver against the Canucks. Minnesota will also make stops in Edmonton, St. Louis, San Jose, LA, Anaheim and then back to St. Louis to wrap up the trek. The Wild have won five in-a-row to improve to 6-2-and-2. The Canucks are 6-6-and-0.
(Vermillion, SD) — North Dakota State is still perfect on the season after a 59-14 win at South Dakota. The Bison improved to 8-and-0 on the season and 5-and-0 in conference play. NDSU hosts Youngstown State this Saturday.
(Grand Forks, ND) — North Dakota’s three-game winning streak is over following a 35-30 home loss to Weber State on Saturday. The Fighting Hawks slipped to 5-and-3 including 3-and-2 in conference play. UND visits Idaho this Saturday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are celebrating their first Big Ten win. Minnesota knocked off Indiana 38-31 on Friday at TCF Bank Stadium to improve to 4-and-4 on the season and 1-and-4 in conference play. The Gophers travel to Illinois this Saturday.