Twins Struggle Against Red Sox

By |2019-06-18T15:39:33-05:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, Featured|

Monday night the Minnesota Twins faced off with the World Series champion Boston Red Sox and the bats never really got going for the Twins. Unlike the highly explosive offense the Twins have become accustomed to, the Twins didn't manage to score a run and only managed to get 4 hits and one walk against Red Sox's starting pitcher Rick Porcello through 7 innings. The final score Monday night at Target Field was 2-0 in favor of the Red Sox. This was the first game of a 3 game series the Twins will have against the Red Sox. Tonight's Twins game [...]

NBA Update: Trade Send Anthony Davis to LA to join LeBron

By |2019-06-17T12:55:21-05:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|

In a recent trade, forward Anthony Davis was finally traded to the Lakers after numerous bargaining attempts throughout the NBA season. The Pelicans will receive in return guards Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, and three first-round picks in the upcoming draft. The Lakers are looking to go on a championship run this upcoming season, while the Pelicans are looking to build off the young core. Also, having the number 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft helps out. The NBA offseason is in full effect. Source Intern Jerry

Toronto claims NBA title

By |2019-06-14T10:36:19-05:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|

The Toronto Raptors defeat the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in a dramatic game 6 to claim their first NBA title in franchise history. Toronto was led by Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam with 26 points each. Golden State, already shorthanded with Kevin Durant being out with a torn Achilles, lost Klay Thompson late in the 3rd quarter who finished with 30 points and did not return after suffering a knee injury. Golden State who were heavy favorites leading up to the NBA finals, was denied a chance to a 3-peat as NBA champions. Source -Intern Andrew

Kevin Durant to Miss Entire 2019-2020 Season

By |2019-06-13T14:56:20-05:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, Featured|Tags: , , , , |

After rupturing his Achilles tendon, Warrior's star player Kevin Durant is expected to miss all of next season. The superstar announced the extent of his injury on Instagram earlier today. Despite this injury, Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Nets and Knicks are interested in the soon-to-be free agent. Source - Intern Reece

NBA Finals Recap: Game 5

By |2019-06-11T12:58:30-05:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , |

Stephen Curry and the Warriors hang on to fight another day! In last night's thriller topping the Raptors 106-105. In the winning effort, Curry scored 31 points, and splash bro Klay Thompson added 26 points and some late-game clutch shots to assure Golden State another home game in Oracle. Guard Kevin Durant went out early in the second quarter with an apparent leg injury. His status is still to-be-determined. Believe me when I say, the finals just got a bit more interesting. Source  Intern Jerry

NBA Finals Game 5 Tonight.

By |2019-06-10T11:41:29-05:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |

Tune in to ABC at 8 p.m. for Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Will Toronto close out this series at home? Or will Kevin Durant come back and lead the Warriors to force a game 6? The Toronto Raptors who were heavy underdogs leading up to the series have the chance to defy odds and claim their first ever NBA championship have the chance to celebrate on its home court while the shorthanded Golden State Warriors look to have their star Kevin Durant back and lead them for being down 3-1 in the series to their third straight NBA championship. [...]

Kepler hits three home runs in one game

By |2019-06-07T12:34:54-05:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , |

The Twins dodged a sweep by winning against the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. This was mostly thanks to Max Kepler hitting three home runs during the game. The Twins have had 10 three home-run games in their history. The most recent three home run game was by  Eddie Rosario in June 2018.     Source Intern-Grace

Rookie Marcus Epps Has Impressed the Vikings

By |2019-06-06T16:48:07-05:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |

This last week, the front seven looked pretty typical. Danielle Hunter, Anthony Barr, and other pro bowlers were leading the defense. But, several rookies were holding down the secondary. Notably, Marcus Epps was making plays. Epps batted down a potential touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins to Stefon Diggs over the middle. Epps also almost picked up an interception on Tuesday. Zimmer had a lot of good things to say about the sixth round pick, which you can check out here. Epps has been playing safety and nickel. Keep an eye on number 39. Source - Intern Reece

NBA Finals Tonight

By |2019-06-05T12:59:49-05:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|

Tune in to ABC tonight for game three of the Raptors/Warriors. The series is all knotted up at one game apiece, Stephen Curry and the Warriors are looking to use home court advantage to take control of the series. However, Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors have proven to be resilient and will not back down. The Warriors star guard Kevin Durant will remain sidelined plagued by injury, they will also be without power forward Kevon Looney while guard Klay Thompson will be a game-time decision. Be sure to tune in! Source Intern Jerry

Twins Draft Hometown Kid

By |2019-06-04T15:19:16-05:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, Featured|Tags: , |

The MLB draft is in full swing and the Twins' had their eyes set on a kid who grew up in their neck of the woods. With the 39th pick in the 2019 draft, the Twins drafted outfielder Matt Wallner out of Southern Mississippi. Wallner grew up in Forest Lake Minnesota and in just 3 years, broke Southern Mississippi's record for home runs with 58. Source -Intern Zach

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