(Arlington, TX) — Kirk Cousins threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns as the Vikings clipped the Cowboys 28-24 on Sunday Night Football at Dallas. Kyle Rudolph had both TD catches, while Dalvin Cook ran for 97 yards and a score for Minnesota, which moved to 7-and-3 on the season. The Vikes return home to host Denver this Sunday.
(Santa Clara, CA) — The rivalry continues tonight as the 49ers host the Seahawks on Monday Night Football in Santa Clara. The Niners are the league’s last unbeaten team at 8-and-0, while Seattle is 7-and-2. Former Seahawk Richard Sherman has three interceptions this season and will face his former team. 49ers tight end George Kittle is doubtful with knee and ankle injuries.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Nikola Jokic nailed a fadeaway jumper with just 2.4-seconds remaining in overtime as the Nuggets nipped the Timberwolves 100-98 at the Target Center. Karl-Anthony Towns racked up 25 points and 16 rebounds for Minnesota, which has lost three-of-four to dip to 5-and-4 overall. The Wolves visit Detroit tonight.
(Los Angeles, CA) — The Wild wrap up their four-game west coast road trip tomorrow night in Los Angeles against the Kings. Minnesota is 2-and-1 on the trek so far after Saturday’s 4-3 win in Arizona. The Wild sit at 6-10-and-1 on the season. The Kings come in at 5-11-and-1.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are up six spots to #7 in this week’s Top-25 Coaches’ Poll following their huge upset win over Penn State. Minnesota moved to 9-and-0 with the 31-26 triumph. The Gophers will visit 22nd-ranked Iowa this Saturday. The next College Football Playoff rankings come out tomorrow.
(Indianapolis, IN) — Minnesota basketball hits the road to Butler to battle the Bulldogs tomorrow night. The Golden Gophers have split their first two games after Saturday’s 71-62 loss to Oklahoma. Butler is 2-and-0.