(Boston, MA) — Miguel Sano’s two-run homer in the fifth inning held up as the Twins trimmed the Red Sox 6-5 at Fenway Park. Sano drove in three, while Nelson Cruz also went deep for Minnesota, which has won three straight and nine-of-10. Lewis Thorpe got the win and Taylor Rogers earned his 23rd save. The series continues tonight.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings continue to prepare for Sunday’s season opener against the Atlanta Falcons at US Bank Stadium. The Vikes will visit Green Bay in Week Two before hosting Oakland. Two road games will follow with trips to Chicago and New York.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are gearing up for their road game Saturday at Fresno State. Minnesota looks to build off last Thursday’s 28-21 season-opening win over South Dakota State.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx will wrap up the regular-season on the road. Minnesota will visit Phoenix on Friday and Los Angeles on Sunday to close out the year. The Lynx have won four in-a-row and have secured a playoff spot at 17-and-15.
(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota United welcomes in C.F. Pachuca on Saturday for a friendly. The Loons will return to MLS action one week from tomorrow at Houston. Minnesota sits third in the West with 45 points, one ahead of San Jose and one behind Seattle.
(St. Paul, MN) — Carli Lloyd scored twice as the United States’ Women’s National Team cruised to a 3-nil victory over Portugal in St. Paul. Lindsey Horan netted a header in the 83rd minute to seal the game. The win was Jill Ellis’ 105th as head coach of the team, tying her with Tony DiCicco, who ran the team from 1994 to 99. She has just two more matches as head coach before stepping down in October.