(St. Paul, MN) — Ryan Donato scored the winning goal midway through overtime as the Wild beat the Blues 2-1 at The X. Jason Zucker opened the scoring in the second period for Minnesota, which has won three in-a-row. Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves in the victory. The Wild begin a brief two-game road trip tomorrow in Winnipeg.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves are back home to square off with the Sacramento Kings tonight before heading back out on the road. Minnesota will then start a three-game road swing on Wednesday in Atlanta. The Wolves had their three-game winning streak snapped with a 140-128 loss in Milwaukee on Saturday. They are now 28-and-31 on the season, four games out of a playoff spot.
(Fort Myers, FL) — The Twins jumped out to a 4-1 lead early on but couldn’t hang on as they lost to the Red Sox 8-5 in Fort Myers. Boston scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth off Pat Dean. Starter Martin Perez pitched two innings of two-run ball. Max Kepler homered twice, while Randy Cesar also went deep for the Twins, who fell to 1-and-2. The Twins host the Orioles today in Fort Myers.
(Piscataway, NJ) — Minnesota’s road struggles continue after a 68-64 loss at Rutgers yesterday. Gabe Kalscheur scored 21 points and Daniel Oturu had 20 for the Golden Gophers, who fell to 17-and-11 on the season and 7-and-10 in Big Ten play. The Gophers visit Northwestern on Thursday in their only game of the week.
(Indianapolis, IN) — The 2019 NFL Scouting Combine gets going tomorrow in Indianapolis. NFL prospects will begin the process tomorrow and on-field drills kick off on Friday. Over 300 college players earned invitations to the combine and all 32 NFL franchises will have coaches and executives there to evaluate players. The 2019 NFL Draft starts April 25th in Nashville.
(Hampton, GA) — Brad Keselowski raced to victory at the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Keselowski led 33 laps after working his way to the front from his 19th starting position. Martin Truex Jr. finished just behind him in second while Kurt Busch placed third. Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer rounded out the top five.