Kevin Love had 26 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 121-94 rout of the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
The Detroit Lions were dominant after a shaky start and snapped a few losing streaks.
Federal investigators say there was no distress call from the pilot before a small airplane crashed in southeastern Minnesota, killing three men from the Detroit area.
Max Scherzer earned his 21st win and the Detroit Tigers clinched their third straight AL Central title, beating the Minnesota Twins 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Doug Fister struck out seven and the Detroit Tigers homered three times in the fourth inning to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is under plenty of scrutiny after just one game this season. The third-year quarterback struggled with his accuracy Sunday during a 34-24 loss at Detroit.
Mike Max joined Dave Lee on Monday’s WCCO Morning News to talk about the Vikings 34-24 loss to the Lions in Detroit.
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams has been ruled out for the season opener Sunday against Detroit. Coach Leslie Frazier said on Friday that Williams was not able to practice all week. The coach believes his star defensive tackle is close to returning, but not quite ready to play.
The Minnesota Twins have recalled right-handed reliever Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester. The move was made before Tuesday’s game in Detroit, where the Twins began a three-game series with the Tigers.
The National Weather Service was tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest on Tuesday that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph. Derecho windstorms occur once every year or two across the central and northeastern U.S. in a band from Texas to New England. They pack hazardous winds of at least 75 mph or more and maintain their intensity for hours as they sweep across vast distances.
Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before Minnesota’s Joe Mauer broke it up with a one-out single, and that was the only hit the Detroit right-hander allowed in the Tigers’ 6-0 victory over the Twins on Friday night.
The Minnesota Vikings will play their final game at the Metrodome against Detroit Dec. 29.
A mom driving with her toddler daughter fell asleep, crashed into an overpass and plunged into the Red Cedar River near Menomonie, Wis. on Sunday.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin’s status is day to day with a sprained left ankle, and coach Leslie Frazier says he’s hopeful the star wide receiver won’t miss Sunday’s game against Detroit.
Max Scherzer has been Detroit’s best pitcher in the second half of the season and he doesn’t want a small health problem to change that.