(Minneapolis, MN) — Kirk Cousins finished 24-of-30 for 242 yards and a touchdown as the Vikings cruised past the Lions 20-7 in Minnesota. Dalvin Cook ran for 62 yards and a score for the Vikings, who are 6-and-0 at home and 9-and-4 overall. Stefon Diggs had a game-high 92 receiving yards and Bisi Johnson had a TD catch in the victory. The Vikings visit the LA Chargers this Sunday in their road finale.
(Los Angeles, CA) — Anthony Davis had a season-high 50 points to lead the league-leading Lakers over the Timberwolves 142-125 in Los Angeles. Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns each posted 19 as eight Wolves scored in double digits. Minnesota has lost four straight to fall to 10-and-12. The Wolves visit Phoenix tonight.
(St. Paul, MN) — The Wild open up a three-game homestand tomorrow night against the Anaheim Ducks at The X. Edmonton and Philadelphia will also come to town this week. The Wild had their five-game winning streak snapped Saturday with a 6-2 loss in Carolina. They fell to 14-12-and-4.
(Fargo, ND) — North Dakota State is still perfect and into the quarterfinals of the FCS Playoffs. The Bison cruised past Nicholls State 37-13 on Saturday to advance and improve to 13-and-0. NDSU will host Illinois State this Saturday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The 18th-ranked Golden Gophers are headed to the Outback Bowl. They will meet 12th-ranked Auburn on New Year’s Day in Tampa, Florida. Minnesota finished the regular-season 10-and-2. The Tigers went 9-and-3.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Minnesota hoops is back tonight visiting Iowa in its Big Ten opener. The Golden Gophers enter conference play at 4-and-4 on the season. They crushed Clemson 78-60 in their last game last Monday.