(Memphis, TN) — The Timberwolves fell behind 11 after the first quarter and never recovered as they lost to the Grizzlies 137-121 in Memphis. Andrew Wiggins netted 30 points and Karl-Anthony Towns tallied 25 to go with 13 rebounds for the Wolves, who fell to 4-and-3 with their second straight setback. The Wolves return home to host the Warriors tomorrow night and Denver on Sunday.
(San Jose, CA) — The Wild resume their four-game road trip tonight in San Jose against the Sharks. Minnesota opened the west coast trek with a 4-2 win in Anaheim on Tuesday. The Wild are now 4-9-and-1 on the season. The Sharks sit at 5-10-and-1.
(Oakland, CA) — The NFL’s Thursday Night Football spotlight shines on the AFC West this week as the Raiders host the Chargers at the Coliseum. Oakland beat Detroit on Sunday to even its record at 4-and-4, while the Chargers have won their last two games to get to 4-and-5. The Chiefs lead the division at 6-and-3. The Bolts have won four straight against the Raiders.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings continue to prepare for their Sunday Night Football clash with the Cowboys in Arlington. The Vikes had their four-game winning streak snapped with a 26-23 loss in Kansas City this past Sunday. Minnesota sits at 6-and-3, one game behind NFC North-leading Green Bay. Dallas is 5-and-3.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The 17th-ranked Golden Gophers are gearing for a huge showdown with fourth-ranked Penn State on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. Both teams enter with identical 8-and-0 records. Minnesota will play three of its final four games against ranked opponents.
(Sioux Falls, SD) — The Minnesota basketball team is headed to Sioux Falls, South Dakota to square off with Oklahoma on Saturday in the Pentagon Showcase. The Golden Gophers opened the season with an 85-50 rout of Cleveland State on Tuesday.