(Chicago, IL) — The Twins open up a 10-game road trip tonight with the first of three against the White Sox in Chicago. Minnesota will also visit Detroit for four games and Boston for three. Michael Pineda will get the ball tonight for the Twins, who lead the Indians by three-and-a-half games atop the AL Central. The Sox will counter with 14-game winner Lucas Giolito.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings wrap up the preseason Thursday night at the Buffalo Bills. The Vikes have posted three straight wins over the Saints, Seahawks and Cardinals. The regular season gets going September 8th when the Vikings host the Falcons. In roster news, the Vikes activated cornerback Mike Hughes from the PUP list yesterday. He had been out since a season-ending torn ACL last year.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers open up their season Thursday against South Dakota State at TCF Bank Stadium. Minnesota will also play Fresno State and Georgia Southern in non-conference action before its Big Ten opener at Purdue on September 28th.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are back on the hardwood tonight hosting the Chicago Sky at the Target Center. Minnesota has won the first two on its final homestand of the regular season. The Lynx are now seventh in the WNBA at 15-and-15.
(Undated) — Reigning National League MVP Christian Yelich of the Brewers and world number-one golfer Brooks Koepka highlight the final print issue of ESPN the Magazine’s Body Issue. It’s set to hit newsstands September 6th. After 21 years, ESPN announced in April the magazine will only be online moving forward.
(Atlanta, GA) — Minnesota United squares off with Atlanta United tonight in the championship of the U.S. Open Cup in Atlanta. The Loons advanced with a 2-1 win over Portland earlier this month.