(St. Paul, MN) — The Wild fell behind three goals before finally scoring as they lost 4-1 to the Maple Leafs at The X. Ryan Suter scored the lone goal in the second period for Minnesota, which is 0-and-2 on its current four-game homestand. The Wild are off until Saturday when they host Winnipeg.
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Timberwolves are in Milwaukee to battle the Bucks tonight. Minnesota has won two-of-three on the heels of an 11-game losing streak. The Wolves are now 12-and-20 on the season. The Bucks lead the NBA at 30-and-5.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins are adding pitching depth. They have signed veteran hurlers Homer Bailey and Rich Hill to one-year contracts. Bailey went 13-and-9 with a 4.57 ERA in 31 starts with Kansas City and Oakland last season. Hill finished 4-and-1 with a 2.45 ERA in 13 starts.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings continue to gear up for the Saints. Minnesota visits New Orleans Sunday in the NFC Wild Card round of the playoffs. The Vikes would visit San Francisco in the Divisional Round with a win.
(West Lafayette, IN) — The Golden Gophers resume Big Ten basketball play tomorrow at Purdue. Minnesota has won three in-a-row after Saturday’s 89-62 rout of FIU. The Gophers sit at 7-and-5, including 1-and-1 in Big Ten action.
(Undated) — North Dakota State and North Dakota are back in action tomorrow night. The Bison host Western Illinois and the Fighting Hawks visit Denver to begin Summit League play. NDSU has won four of its last five games to improve to 9-and-5. UND sits at 6-and-8.
(Dallas, TX) — The 2020 NHL Winter Classic gets going today at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. The hometown Stars will play host to the Nashville Predators this afternoon. The Winter Classic is an annual NHL event where teams play a game outdoors. This is the first outdoor game for both teams.