(Chicago, IL) — The NFL celebrates the start of its 100th season with an all-NFC North matchup tonight in Chicago. The division-rival Packers play the Bears at Soldier Field. It marks the debut of new Green Bay head coach Matt LaFleur. The Packers and Bears split their two meeting last season.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are gearing up for their season opener against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at US Bank Stadium. The Vikes will visit Green Bay in Week Two before hosting Oakland. Minnesota looks to rebound from last year’s 8-7-and-1 finish.
(Boston, MA) — Jose Berrios was rocked for six runs in five innings as the Twins lost to the Red Sox 6-2 at Fenway Park. Berrios fell to 11-and-8. Eddie Rosario hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning for Minnesota, which saw its three-game winning streak end. The Twins lead the Indians by five-and-a-half games in the AL Central. The teams play the rubber match tonight in Boston before the Twins host the Indians in a crucial three-game series over the weekend.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers hit the road Saturday to face Fresno State in northern California. Minnesota began the season last Thursday with a 28-21 victory over South Dakota State.
(Undated) — North Dakota State and North Dakota renew their rivalry on Saturday at the Fargodome. It will mark the 112th meeting between the programs. The Bison opened the season with a 57-10 rout of Butler last Saturday. The Fighting Hawks drilled Drake 47-7 in their opener. UND leads 62-46-and-3 in the series that dates back to 1894. NDSU won the most recent matchup in 2015.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx will visit the Phoenix Mercury tomorrow before wrapping up the regular-season on Sunday in Los Angeles. The Lynx have won four in-a-row to lock up a playoff spot at 17-and-15.
(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota United is back on the pitch Saturday hosting C.F. Pachuca of Mexico in a friendly. The Loons will return to MLS action on Wednesday at Houston. Minnesota sits third in the West with 45 points, one ahead of San Jose and one behind Seattle.