South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner is one of 20 players named to the initial 2013 Walter Payton Award Watch List.
Yunel Escobar hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning and Ben Zobrist added a two-run blast later in the frame, as the Rays rallied past the Twins 7-4 in the first-of-four at Tropicana Field.
The Timberwolves have reportedly made a formal contract offer to restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic.
The Omaha Country Club is gearing up for the start of the U.S. Senior Open this week.
Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz is being called one of college football’s five worst coaches by “Sports Illustrated.”
Twins catcher Joe Mauer and pitcher Glen Perkins have been named to the American League All-Star Team.
The Twins continue their 10-game road trip as they open up a four-game series with the Rays tonight in Tampa.
Rajai Davis belted a three-run homer and Colby Rasmus added a two-run shot, as the Blue Jays blasted the Twins 11-5 at Rogers Centre.
The Timberwolves waived center Greg Stiemsma and forward Mickael Gelabale on Sunday.
Maya Moore netted 23 points as the Minnesota Lynx mauled the Phoenix Mercury 91-59 on Sunday at Target Center.