(Oakland, CA) — The Toronto Raptors are the 2019 NBA champions. Toronto beat Golden State 114-110 in Game Six from Oakland to win the series four-games-to-two. It’s the first NBA championship in franchise history. Kawhi Leonard was named the Finals MVP.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Nelson Cruz and C.J. Cron homered as the Twins pounded the Mariners 10-5 in Minneapolis. Minnesota put up six runs in the sixth inning and three more in the seventh. Michael Pineda went five and two thirds innings and allowed just one run. Ryne Harper got the win after a scoreless inning for the Twins, who have won five of their last seven.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins open up a three-game weekend series with the Kansas City Royals tonight at Target Field. Kyle Gibson will get the start for Minnesota. KC will counter with Brad Keller.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are off the practice field until next month. They wrapped up a three-day, mandatory minicamp yesterday. The Vikes start the preseason August 9th at the Saints.
(Minneapolis, MN) — A three-star point guard out of Florida is coming to play for coach Richard Pitino at Minnesota. Bryan “BJ” Greenlee announced yesterday he has committed to the Gophers. He averaged 13.7 points, 7.3 assists and 2.5 steals last season.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are back home to take on the Connecticut Sun tonight at the Target Center. It’s the start of a three-game homestand for Minnesota, which will also entertain Las Vegas on Sunday and New York next Saturday. The Lynx are 4-and-3.