(Chicago, IL) — The defense ruled in the season opener as the Packers beat the Bears 10-3 in Chicago. An interception in the end zone by Adrian Amos with 1:58 left helped Green Bay hang on. Aaron Rodgers hit Jimmy Graham for the only touchdown in the second quarter.
(Undated) — North Dakota State and North Dakota meet tomorrow at the Fargodome in the 112th all-time meeting between the programs. The Bison are coming off a 57-10 rout of Butler to begin the season 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.
(Boston, MA) — Miguel Sano had three of the teams nine walks and scored both runs as the Twins nipped the Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway Park. Willians Astudillo broke a one-all tie with an RBI-pinch single in the seventh inning for Minnesota, which wrapped up an 8-and-2 three-city trip. Martin Perez pitched six innings of one-run, two-hit ball for his 10th win. Taylor Rogers closed it out for his 24th save.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins open up a huge three-game series with the Indians tonight at Target Field. Minnesota enters six-and-a-half games ahead of Cleveland for first place in the AL Central. Michael Pineda will get the start for the Twins. The Tribe will counter with Adam Plutko.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Vikings kickoff the regular-season on Sunday hosting the Atlanta Falcons at US Bank Stadium. The Vikes couldn’t recover from a 1-2-and-1 start last season and finished just 8-7-and-1 overall in Kirk Cousins’ first year under center. Minnesota watched the playoffs from home for the fourth time in six years.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are headed to northern California to face Fresno State tomorrow. Minnesota opened the season last Thursday with a 28-21 victory over South Dakota State.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are in Phoenix to meet the Mercury tonight before wrapping up the regular-season on Sunday in Los Angeles. The Lynx have won four straight to lock up a playoff spot at 17-and-15.
(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota United is back on the pitch tomorrow hosting C.F. Pachuca of Mexico in a friendly at Allianz Field. 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.