(Los Angeles, LA) — LeBron James notched 24 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as the Lakers topped the Timberwolves 114-110 in LA. Derrick Rose poured in a game-high 31 points for Minnesota, which slipped to 0-and-7 on the road and 4-and-8 overall. Jimmy Butler donated 24 points in the setback. The Wolves wrap up their five-game west coast road trip tomorrow in Sacramento.
(Los Angeles, CA) — The Wild are also in Los Angeles to clash with the Kings tonight. Minnesota is 2-and-2 on its seven-game road swing after losing 4-3 in San Jose on Tuesday. The Wild sit at 8-4-and-2 on the season. LA is 5-8-and-1.
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Panthers are in Pittsburgh tonight to play the Steelers on Thursday Night Football. Carolina has won three in-a-row and five of its last six to improve to 6-and-2 overall, one game behind the Saints in the NFC South. Pittsburgh has won four straight and leads the AFC North at 5-2-and-1.
(Eagan, MN) — Despite being on their bye week, the Vikings are still busy shuffling the roster. The Vikes have claimed running back Ameer Abdullah off waivers from the Detroit Lions. Minnesota sits at 5-3-and-1, a half-game behind the Bears in the division. Chicago hosts Detroit this Sunday before the Vikings travel to the Windy City in Week 11.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gopher football team continues to prepare for Purdue. Minnesota will host the Boilermakers on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers are 4-and-5 on the season and 1-and-5 in Big Ten play. The Boilers come in at 5-and-4 and 4-and-2.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Minnesota’s men’s basketball team is off the hardwood until Monday. The Golden Gophers will host Utah as they look to build on their 104-76 season-opening win over Omaha on Tuesday.
(Undated) — The college basketball season resumes this weekend for both North Dakota State and North Dakota. UND hits the road to Milwaukee on Saturday, while NDSU hosts UC Santa Barbara in its home opener on Sunday. The Fighting Hawks blasted Northland College 104-48 to begin the season on Tuesday. The Bison lost 73-56 at New Mexico.
(Undated) — North Dakota State and North Dakota football teams are also back in action Saturday. NDSU hits the road to Missouri State looking to remain perfect. The Bison are 9-and-0 including 6-and-0 in conference play. UND hosts Portland State in its home finale, also on Saturday. The Fighting Hawks are 5-and-4 and 3-and-3.