(San Antonio, TX) — Karl-Anthony Towns totaled 23 points, 14 rebounds and six assists as the Timberwolves topped the Spurs 113-101 in San Antonio. Andrew Wiggins netted a game-high 26 points for Minnesota, which won its second straight on the heels of a two-game skid. The Wolves host Memphis on Sunday.
(Undated) — Three games highlight the NFL’s Thanksgiving triple-header. In the opener, the Detroit Lions play host to the division-rival Chicago Bears. The second game will feature the Dallas Cowboys at home against the Buffalo Bills. The New Orleans Saints will visit the Atlanta Falcons in the nightcap.
(St. Paul, MN) — The Wild are back home to take on the Ottawa Senators tomorrow night at The X. Dallas comes to town on Sunday before Minnesota heads back out on the road. The Wild extended their point streak to seven straight games with Tuesday’s 3-2 win over New Jersey. They sit at 10-11-and-4 overall.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are gearing up for their showdown with the Seahawks on Monday Night Football in Seattle. The Vikings have won two straight and are now tied with Green Bay atop the NFC North at 8-and-3. The Packers currently hold the tiebreaker. The Seahawks are 9-and-2.
(Minneapolis, MN) — In Twins news, shortstop Jorge Polanco is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle. He’s expected to make a full recovery in time for spring training. Meanwhile, pitcher Kyle Gibson has reportedly reached a three-year, 30-million-dollar deal with the Texas Rangers.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins are losing two coaches. Bench coach Derek Shelton has been named the new manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Assistant pitching coach Jeremy Hefner has been hired by the Mets to be their pitching coach.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The eighth-ranked Golden Gophers wrap up the regular-season on Saturday hosting number-12 Wisconsin. Minnesota moved up after its 38-22 win at Northwestern last weekend. The Gophers are 10-and-1 and will close out the regular-season Saturday hosting 12th-ranked Wisconsin.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota men’s basketball team is back on the hardwood tomorrow entertaining DePaul at Williams Arena. The Golden Gophers have won two in-a-row to even their record at 3-and-3. They are coming off a 79-56 rout of North Dakota on Sunday.
(Undated) — In college hoop, North Dakota is back in action tomorrow visiting Florida Gulf Coast. The Fighting Hawks moved to 2-and-4 with Tuesday’s 115-50 record-setting win over North Central. Meanwhile, North Dakota State is off until next Tuesday when the 5-and-3 Bison visit Indiana State.
(Undated) — North Dakota and North Dakota State are gearing up for the FCS Playoffs. The Fighting Hawks open up Saturday at Nicholls. UND finished 7-and-4 in the regular-season. The 11-and-0 Bison earned a first-round bye.