Minnesota Sports Update

The Twins and Braves wrap up their three-game interleague series this afternoon at Target Field after losing last night.

The Vikings will hold their final practice today in Eagan before they travel to the Big Easy tomorrow.  The Vikes will kick off the preseason on Friday against the Saints in New Orleans. 

Timberwolves second-round draft pick Jaylen Nowell is now under contract with a four-year deal.  The Wolves selected Nowell with the 43rd pick in June’s NBA Draft out of Washington. 

The Lynx are back in the win column after an 85-69 rout of the Dream in Atlanta.  Napheesa Collier posted 22 points and 11 rebounds to pace Minnesota, which snapped a four-game skid and improved to 11-and-11 on the year.  The Lynx host Connecticut Friday before heading back out on the road.