(Foxboro, MA) — Tom Brady threw for 311 yards and a touchdown as the Patriots outlasted the Vikings 24-10 in Foxboro. Kirk Cousins was limited to 201 passing yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in defeat. The Vikings managed only 278 yards of offense as they fell to 6-5-and-1. The Vikes visit the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football one week from tonight.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves host the Houston Rockets tonight at the Target Center as they continue their four-game home-stand. Minnesota has split the first two so far after Saturday’s 118-109 loss to Boston. The Wolves had their four-game winning streak snapped and fell to 11-and-12 overall. The Rockets are 11-and-11.
(Vancouver, British Columbia) — The Wild begin a three-game Canadian road trip tomorrow night in Vancouver against the Canucks. Minnesota will also visit Calgary and Edmonton on the trek this week. The Wild have lost three in-a-row to dip to 14-10-and-2. They are coming off a 5-3 home setback to Toronto on Saturday. The Canucks sit at 11-15-and-3.
(Fargo, ND) — North Dakota State is heading to the quarterfinals of the FCS Playoffs after blasting Montana State 52-10 on Saturday. Lance Dunn ran for 127 yards and four touchdowns for the Bison, who had three players surpass 100 yards rushing. NDSU improved to 12-and-0 on the season and will clash with Colgate this Saturday in the quarterfinal round.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are headed to the Motor City for the Quick Lane Bowl. Minnesota will meet Georgia Tech on December 26th at Ford Field in Detroit. The Gophers finished 6-and-6 to earn a bowl berth. The Yellow Jackets are 7-and-5.
(Columbus, OH) — The Golden Gophers were blasted by 16th-ranked Ohio State 79-59 yesterday in their Big Ten opener in Columbus. Amir Coffey scored 19 points to pace Minnesota, which slipped to 6-and-2 on the season. The Gophers host Nebraska on Wednesday.
(Undated) — In college basketball action, North Dakota State is on the road to take on Iowa State tonight in Ames. The Bison have lost three in-a-row to dip to 2-and-6 on the season. The Cyclones are 6-and-1. Meanwhile, North Dakota visits UT Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday night. The Fighting Hawks are 4-and-4.