(Miami, FL) — Cody Stashak served up a walk-off homer to Harold Ramirez in the bottom of the 12th inning as the Twins lost to the Marlins 5-4 in Miami. Stashak suffered his first career setback. Max Kepler homered and Byron Buxton hit a two-run double for Minnesota, which had won its previous three.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins open up a 10-game homestand tonight with the first of three against the Royals at Target Field. The Braves and Indians will also come to town on the stand. Martin Perez will get the start tonight. KC will counter with Glenn Sparkman.
(Canton, OH) — The Broncos scored a late touchdown on fourth down to beat the Falcons 14-10 in the NFL’s Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. Juwann Winfree caught a 15-yard tipped jump ball in the end zone with 1:26 left to put Denver in front. Brett Rypien threw the winning pass. The Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will be inducted tomorrow.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are on the practice field again today in Eagan. They will practice again tomorrow before having Sunday off. The Vikes kick off the preseason one week from tonight at the New Orleans Saints.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Wild continue their search for a new general manager. A source told the Star Tribune that the front office now has permission to talk with former Flyers GM Ron Hextall, who is considered the front runner for the job. Wild owner Craig Leipold fired former GM Paul Fenton earlier this week.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Lynx are back on the hardwood Saturday when they visit the Indiana Fever. The Lynx come out of the All-Star break riding a three-game losing streak and sit at 10-and-10 overall. They are currently eighth in the WNBA standings.
(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota United is back on the pitch Sunday hosting Portland. The Loons have tied their last two matches and are currently fifth in the West with 35 points. The Timbers are seventh with 31 points.