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ST. PAUL — Eric Staal and Matt Dumba each scored two goals to lead the host Minnesota Wild to a 6-4 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night, Nov. 21. With the two goals, Dumba, who has 10 goals this season, leapfrogged Toronto's Morgan Reilly (nine) for most goals by a defenseman in the NHL this season.
MINNEAPOLIS — Jamal Murray scored 18 points, including two free throws with 6.8 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-101 in Minneapolis on Wednesday night, Nov. 21. Paul Millsap scored 12 of his game-high 25 points during a decisive third quarter and Gary Harris had 18 points for Denver. Karl-Anthony Towns had 22 points and seven rebounds, and Derrick Rose had 20 points off the bench for Minnesota.
VANCOUVER, B.C. — Freshman Gabe Kalscheur made a 3-pointer from the corner with 2.1 seconds left as Minnesota defeated Washington 68-66 on Wednesday, Nov. 21, in the championship game of the inaugural Vancouver Showcase in British Columbia. The Golden Gophers (5-0) won all three of their games in the tournament, also defeating Texas A&M 69-64 and Santa Clara 80-66.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Guard Gabe Kalscheur bombed in seven 3-pointers Tuesday night and scored a game-high 25 points as unbeaten Minnesota rallied from a seven-point deficit late in the first half to defeat winless Santa Clara 80-66 in the Vancouver (British Columbia) Showcase.
LOS ANGELES -- Jared Goff passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns Monday, Nov. 19, and linebacker Samson Ebukam scored touchdowns off a fumble return and interception as the Los Angeles Rams topped the visiting Kansas City Chiefs 54-51. The shootout, moved from its originally scheduled site to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum because of poor field condition in Mexico City, lived up to its billing. It was the first game in NFL history in which both teams scored 50-plus points, and it was the highest-scoring Monday night game in league history.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Amir Coffey scored 12 points, including the game's final five points from the free-throw line, to push Minnesota to a gritty 69-64 victory over Texas A&M on Sunday, Nov. 18, at the TCL Vancouver Showcase at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Texas A&M tied the game at 57 after a steal and a breakaway dunk from Brandon Mahan with 5:44 to play. The Aggies then took the lead at 60-57 on their next trip down the floor on Mahan's ringing 3-pointer.
MIAMI — In the lead-up to the season-ending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, Nov. 18, driver Joey Logano referred to the four remaining championship contenders as, "The big three and me." In the darkness of the South Florida swamps, it was a tear-soaked "me" hoisting the big, silver championship trophy in victory lane at the 1.5-mile oval following the Ford EcoBoost 400.
PAUL — Jason Pominville kept Buffalo's winning streak alive in dramatic fashion, scoring with just 90 seconds remaining to give the visiting Sabres a 3-2 comeback win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, Nov. 17. After falling behind 2-0 in the first period, the Sabres scored three unanswered goals, capped off by Pominville's late-game strike.
MINNEAPOLIS — Andrew Wiggins led six Minnesota Timberwolves in double figures with 23 points in a 112-96 romp past the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night, Nov., 16. Derrick Rose scored 17 points, Robert Covington and Karl-Anthony Towns added 14 each, Jeff Teague had 13 and Taj Gibson contributed 12 for the Timberwolves, who won their third straight game and avenged a 111-81 defeat at Portland on Nov. 4.
SEATTLE --- Russell Wilson hit tight end Ed Dickson for a 15-yard touchdown pass with 5:08 remaining as the Seattle Seahawks rallied from an early double-digit deficit to defeat the visiting Green Bay Packers 27-24 Thursday night, Nov. 15. The Seahawks (5-5) snapped a two-game losing streak. The Packers (4-5-1) remained winless in five road games this season.