(Minneapolis, MN) — Kirk Cousins threw for a touchdown and Danielle Hunter returned a fumble for a score as the Vikings cruised past the Lions 24-9 in Minnesota. Hunter also had three-and-a-half of the team’s 10 sacks on the day. Latavius Murray ran for a TD and Dalvin Cook rushed for 89 yards for the Vikings, who enter their bye week at 5-3-and-1.
(Arlington, TX) — The Dallas Cowboys clash with the Tennessee Titans on Monday Night Football in “Big D.” Both teams are 3-and-4 and look to get back in the win column. Receiver Amari Cooper will make his debut for the Cowboys after they acquired him from Oakland for a first-round pick. Tennessee hopes to end a three-game slide under first-year head coach Mike Vrabel.
(Portland, OR) — The Timberwolves were outscored by 25 in the middle two quarters as they were blasted by the Trail Blazers 111-81 in Portland. Karl-Anthony Towns netted 23 points and Andrew Wiggins added 17 for Minnesota, which fell to 4-and-6. The Wolves visit the LA Clippers tonight.
(San Jose, CA) — The Wild resume their seven-game road trip tomorrow night in San Jose against the Sharks. Minnesota is 2-and-1 on the trek so far following back-to-back wins in Edmonton and St. Louis. The Wild are 8-3-and-2 on the season. The Sharks sit at 7-4-and-3.
(Undated) — North Dakota State is still perfect on the season after a 17-7 home win over Youngstown State on Saturday. The Bison moved to 9-and-0 including 6-and-0 in conference play. NDSU visits Missouri State this Saturday. Elsewhere, North Dakota lost 31-27 at Idaho. The Fighting Hawks fell to 5-and-4 and 3-and-3. UND hosts Portland State in its home finale this Saturday.
(Champaign, IL) — The Golden Gophers were crushed 55-31 at Illinois on Saturday. Minnesota slipped to 4-and-5 on the season and 1-and-5 in Big Ten play. The Gophers are back home to play Purdue this Saturday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota men’s basketball team tips off the season tomorrow night hosting Omaha at Williams arena. The Golden Gophers look to improve from last year’s 15-and-17 finish. Minnesota was just 4-and-14 in conference play a season ago.