(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves were outscored by 13 in the fourth quarter and lost to the Trail Blazers 132-122 at the Target Center. Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points and Karl-Anthony Towns had 17 to go with 12 rebounds for Minnesota, which has dropped eight-of-10. The Wolves visit Dallas tomorrow.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Timberwolves guard Robert Covington is recovering from successful right knee surgery. Covington has been out since suffering a bone bruise on New Year’s Eve. The 28-year-old averaged 14.5 points and 5.7 rebounds in 22 games this season with the Wolves following his trade from Philadelphia.
(St. Paul, MN) — The Wild are back home to face the Winnipeg Jets tonight at The X. Minnesota will then host Boston on Thursday in its home finale before closing out the regular season on Saturday at Dallas. The Wild are now five points behind Colorado for the second Wild Card in the West.
(Kansas City, MO) — The Twins begin a seven-game road trip tonight in Kansas City with the first of two against the Royals. Minnesota will also visit Philadelphia and the New York Mets on the trek. Kyle Gibson will start tonight for the Twins, who opened the season by taking two-of-three at home over the Indians.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are bringing back offensive lineman Brett Jones. The team announced he has signed to return for another season. Jones appeared in 14 games with the Vikes last season, including three starts at center.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Final Four is coming to Minneapolis this weekend. Fifth-seeded Auburn meets top-seeded Virginia Saturday at US Bank Stadium, while second-seeded Michigan State takes on third-seeded Texas Tech in the other national semifinal. The championship game is next Monday.