Here is the latest sports news: NBA labor talks will continue after a marathon session. The Sharks host the Wild. The Vikes are gearing up for the Packers.
Stern: Nothing Decided Yet
(New York, NY) — NBA commissioner David Stern says labor negotiations with the union will continue today. Stern spoke to the media very early Thursday morning in New York after a lengthy negotiation session. Stern said nothing was decided at the end of the talks and discussions will resume on today.
Sharks Host Wild
(San Jose, CA) — The red-hot Wild will face the Sharks in San Jose this evening. Minnesota ran its winning streak to five with a 3-0 victory over the Flames on Tuesday. Minnesota has won five straight for the first time since 2009. The puck drops at 8:30 p.m.
Vikings Gearing Up For Packers
(Eden Prairie, MN) — The Vikings will be on the practice field today to gear up for their Monday night matchup with the Packers. Minnesota suffered a 33-27 home loss to Green Bay in Week Seven. The Packers have won the last three meetings between the teams.
Big Weekend For Gophers
(Minneapolis, MN) — It’s a big weekend for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The men’s basketball team will open the season against Bucknell at Williams Arena tomorrow night. The football team will host 18th-ranked Wisconsin in the battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe on Saturday.