(Arlington, TX) — The Twins jumped out to an 11-run lead on their way to a 13-6 rout of the Rangers in Texas. Luis Arraez homered and drove in three, while Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario also went deep for Minnesota, which has won three-of-five. Michael Pineda went five innings for the win. The Twins and Rangers continue their four-game series tonight in Texas. Jake Odorizzi will be on the bump for the Twins, who remain a half-game ahead of Cleveland for first place in the AL Central. The Rangers will counter with Mike Minor.
(Elizabethton, TN) — NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Junior and his family are doing well after escaping a plane crash in East Tennessee. Airport Manager Dan Cogan told WJHL that the Cessna Citation ran off the end of the runway and caught fire. All of the passengers, including Earnhardt, his wife and child, were able to get out and get to safety. There were no injuries.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings will practice again today as they gear for their second preseason game against Seattle. The Vikes will host the Seahawks on Sunday night at US Bank Stadium. Minnesota started the preseason with a 34-25 win in New Orleans last week.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are back in action tonight hosting the Washington Mystics at the Target Center. Minnesota has won three-of-four after an 89-73 victory over New York on Tuesday. The Lynx are now 13-and-12. The Mystics lead the WNBA at 18-and-7.
(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota United aims for a second straight win tomorrow when they host Orlando City SC at Allianz Field. The Loons blanked Colorado 1-0 on Wednesday. Minnesota is now second in the West with 41 points.
(Williamsport, PA) — Coon Rapids-Andover Little League World Series opener was postponed last night due to rain. The Minnesota squad will take on Great Lakes today in Williamsport. It’s a matchup of Minnesota versus Bowling Green, Kentucky.