(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins scored three runs over the final two innings but couldn’t complete the comeback as they lost to the Royals 8-6 at Target Field. Max Kepler had four hits and two RBI for Minnesota. Robinson Cano homered and drove in three runs, while Miguel Sano had a solo shot in defeat. The Twins lost for just the third time in 10 games.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins open up a three-game series with the Boston Red Sox tonight at Target Field. Jose Berrios will get the ball opposite Boston’s Rick Porcello. The Twins enter the night 10 games ahead of the Indians for first place in the AL Central.
(Brooklyn, NY) — The NBA Draft is just days away. The draft tips off Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Timberwolves hold the 11th overall pick in round one as well as the 43rd pick in round two.
(Vancouver, British Columbia) — The 2019 NHL Entry Draft is set for Friday in Vancouver. The Minnesota Wild hold the 12th overall pick. American Jack Hughes is expected to be the top overall pick.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Lynx’s losing streak is up to four after an 80-75 home setback to the Las Vegas Aces yesterday at the Target Center. Damiris Dantas scored 22 points to pace the Lynx, who fell to 4-and-5 overall. The Lynx host New York this Saturday.
(Reims, France) — The U.S. Women’s soccer team is through to the knockout round at the World Cup in France. The U.S. blanked Chile 3-0 yesterday and was led by Carli Lloyd, who scored twice. Julie Ertz provided the third goal. The Americans will go up against Sweden on Thursday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Minnesota United FC is headed to Houston to take on the Dynamo tomorrow in the U.S. Open Round of 16. The Loons advanced with a 4-1 win over Sporting Kansas City last Wednesday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — A star wrestler at the University of Minnesota is suspended from team activities after being arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. Gable Steveson and another athlete were arrested Saturday and booked into the Hennepin County jail. The other athlete hasn’t been named by the university or by police. The two haven’t been charged and police say they’re continuing to investigate.
(Pebble Beach, CA) — Golfer Gary Woodland is celebrating his first major victory after winning the 119th U.S. Open on Sunday at Pebble Beach. Woodland shot a 69 in Sunday’s final round to finish 13-under par for the tournament. Two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka finished three shots back in second place and four men tied for third at seven-under.