(Minneapolis, MN) — Jeff Teague tallied 27 points and 12 assists to lead the Timberwolves past the Rockets 121-111 in Minnesota. Karl-Anthony Towns chipped in with 25 points and nine boards for the T’wolves, who won their second straight on the heels of a four-game skid. Minnesota enters the All-Star break at 27-and-30. The Wolves are now off until next Friday.
(St. Paul, MN) — The Wild will resume their four-game home-stand tomorrow night against the New Jersey Devils at The X. Minnesota started the stand with a 5-4 loss to Philadelphia on Tuesday. The Wild have dropped six of their last seven overall to dip to 27-25-and-5 on the season. They are clinging to the second Wild Card in the West with 59 points. The Devils have 50 points.
(Daytona Beach, FL) — The Gander RV Duel is on tap tonight at Daytona International Speedway. It’s comprised of a pair of 60-lap qualifying races that will determine the majority of the field and starting lineup for Sunday’s Daytona 500. William Bryan won the pole. Austin Dillon is the defending champ, winning last year for Richard Childress Racing.
(Fort Myers, FL) — Twins pitchers and catchers will hold their first workout of spring camp today in Fort Myers. Position players will arrive on Sunday with the first full-squad workout on Monday. The Twins begin Grapefruit League play with split-squad action one week from Saturday.
(Lincoln, NE) — Nebraska made two free throws with just 1.1-seconds left as Minnesota lost 62-61 in Lincoln. Jordan Murphy posted 19 points and 13 rebounds for the Golden Gophers, who have dropped four in-a-row to dip to 16-and-9 including 6-and-8 in Big Ten play. The Gophers return home to host Indiana on Saturday.
(Undated) — Oral Roberts is in town to face North Dakota State tonight in Fargo and North Dakota on Saturday in Grand Forks. The Bison have won four in-a-row to up their record to 13-and-12 on the season and 7-and-4 in Summit League play. The Fighting Hawks have lost three straight to dip to 9-and-16 including 3-and-9 in conference action. UND is off until Saturday’s match-up with the Golden Eagles.
(Duluth, MN) — The former University of Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey coach will be receiving a higher judgment in her federal discrimination suit against the school. Shannon Miller was awarded just over $461,000 more in damages yesterday. Her motion to be reinstated was denied. A jury delivered a verdict awarding nearly $3.25 million in March of last year.