(Houston, TX) — The Nationals are celebrating their first World Series title. They beat the Astros 6-2 in Game Seven of the Fall Classic in Houston. Howie Kendrick’s two-run homer in the seventh put the Nats in front. Pitcher Stephen Strasburg, who won two games, was named MVP. The road team won all seven games.
(Philadelphia, PA) — Joel Embiid had 19 points, but got into a fight with Karl Anthony-Towns and both their nights ended early, as the 76ers cruised past the Timberwolves 117-95 in Philadelphia. The two were ejected in the third after video review. Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points to pace Minnesota, which took its first loss of the season. Robert Covington scored seven against his former team. The Wolves look to bounce back when they face the Wizards Saturday in DC.
(St. Louis, MO) — Alex Pietrangelo scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period as the Blues edged the Wild 2-1 in St. Louis. Jordan Binnington logged 35 saves in the win. Devan Dubnyk [[ DOOB-nick ]] made 24 saves in defeat. Mats Zuccarello scored in the second to tie the game at one for Minnesota, which has lost three of its last four games. The Wild return home to host the Blues on Saturday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Vikings continue to gear up for the Chiefs. They will visit Kansas City on Sunday seeking a fifth straight win. The Vikes sit at 6-and-2 on the season. KC is 5-and-3.
(Undated) — North Dakota State is preparing for another road test. The Bison will take their perfect 8-and-0 record to Youngstown State on Saturday to play the Penguins. NDSU knocked off SDSU 23-16 this past weekend in Brookings to remain undefeated. Meanwhile, North Dakota has the week off. The 5-and-3 Fighting Hawks will travel to Weber State one week from Saturday.