(East Rutherford, NJ) — The Cowboys used a 21-point fourth quarter to pull away for a 37-18 win over the Giants on Monday Night Football at MetLife Stadium. Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes as Dallas moved to 5-and-3. Daniel Jones was picked off once, sacked five times and lost two fumbles in defeat. The Giants have lost five in-a-row to fall to 2-and-7.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves were outscored in every quarter as they were blasted by the Bucks 134-106 at the Target Center. Andrew Wiggins scored 25 points to pace Minnesota, which fell to 4-and-2 on the season. The Wolves will visit Memphis tomorrow before returning home.
(Anaheim, CA) — The Wild open up a four-game west coast road trip tonight in Anaheim against the Ducks. Minnesota will also visit San Jose, Arizona and Los Angeles on the trek. The Wild have lost three straight to dip to 4-9-and-1 on the year. The Ducks sit at 9-6-and-1.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins are making a one-year, $17.5-million qualifying offer to pitcher Jake Odorizzi. The 29-year-old has 10 days to accept or reject the offer. If he opts for free agency, the Twins will receive draft pick compensation. The Twins also declined their $7.5.-million option on pitcher Martin Perez and did not extend a qualifying offer to Kyle Gibson. Nelson Cruz’s 12-million-dollar option was also officially exercised yesterday.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are turning their attention to the Cowboys. Minnesota will visit Dallas for Sunday Night Football. The Vikes saw their four-game winning streak come to an end with a 26-23 setback in Kansas City this past Sunday. They are now 6-and-3 on the season, one game behind Green Bay for the NFC North lead.
(Undated) — The first College Football Playoff rankings of the season are going to be released tonight. The undefeated Minnesota Golden Gophers are currently ranked 13th in the Top-25 Coaches’ Poll. They come out of their bye week to host fifth-ranked Penn State this Saturday. Both teams are 8-and-0 on the season.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers basketball season gets going tonight as they host Cleveland State at Williams Arena. Minnesota will then clash with Oklahoma on Saturday in the Pentagon Showcase in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Gophers look to improve on last year’s 22-and-14 record and second-round NCAA Tournament exit.
(Undated) — The college basketball season gets going tonight around the country. North Dakota State opens its season at Kansas State. North Dakota begins Thursday hosting Crown College.