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MINNEAPOLIS -- The newest Timberwolves made their debut but it was holdovers Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins who led host Minnesota to a 107-100 victory against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.
ST. PAUL -- Dmitry Orlov scored two goals and added one assist as the visiting Washington Capitals defeated the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Tuesday night, Nov. 13. Andre Burakovsky added a goal and an assist, while Lars Eller had two assists. Rookie goalie Pheonix Copley finished with 26 saves and earned his third career victory.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Sterling Shepard hauled in a 3-yard touchdown pass from Eli Manning with 53 seconds remaining Monday night, giving the New York Giants a 27-23 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif. Manning, who earlier had thrown two TD passes to Odell Beckham Jr., drove the Giants (2-7) 75 yards in nine plays after Robbie Gould's third field goal of the game, a 30-yarder with 2:46 remaining, had given the 49ers a 23-20 lead.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Karl-Anthony Towns totaled 25 points and 21 rebounds Monday night as the Minnesota Timberwolves halted a five-game losing streak and overcame a season-worst 23 turnovers in a 120-113 victory in Minneapolis over the Brooklyn Nets, who ended a four-game road trip and lost Caris LeVert to an apparent serious right leg injury.
PHILADELPHIA -- Quarterback Dak Prescott threw for one touchdown and rushed for another as the Dallas Cowboys defeated the host Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 Sunday night, Nov. 11. Ezekiel Elliott caught the touchdown pass and also rushed for one as the Cowboys (4-5) snapped a two-game losing streak. Prescott was 26 of 36 for 270 yards, while Elliott rushed 19 times for 151 yards. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, who was 32 of 44 for 360 yards, tossed a pair of touchdown passes to Zach Ertz, but the Eagles fell to 4-5. Ertz had 14 catches for 145 yards.
Aaron Rodgers has carried the Green Bay Packers to victory after victory after victory through the years, but when they absolutely needed a win to keep their season alive on Sunday, they rode the legs of Aaron Jones. Jones needed only 15 carries to rush for a career-high 145 yards and two touchdowns, and the Packers blew out the visiting Miami Dolphins in the second half to win 31-12 at Lambeau Field. Green Bay took a quick 14-3 lead but was clinging to a 14-12 edge early in the third quarter before finally seizing control.
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kyle Busch moved to the lead for a final time with 36 laps to go, survived a couple of late restarts, and went on to win the Can-Am 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway in Avondale on Sunday, Nov. 11. The victory secured the Joe Gibbs Racing driver a berth in next weekend's four-driver, season-ending, championship-deciding race at Homestead-Miami Speedway in South Florida.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Willie Cauley-Stein scored 25 points to help the Sacramento Kings deliver a 121-110 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night, Nov. 9. Iman Shumpert scored 17 points, De'Aaron Fox had 16 points and 10 assists and Buddy Hield added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Kings. Nemanja Bjelica tallied 14 points against his former team.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mikael Granlund had two goals and an assist, and Jason Zucker added a goal and two assists to lead visiting the visiting Minnesota Wild to their ninth win in 11 games, 5-1, over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night, Nov. 9.
LOS ANGELES — Zach Parise scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist as the visiting Minnesota Wild continued their winning ways on a seven-city road trip with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, Nov. 8. The Wild won for the eighth time in their past 10 games to remain one of the hottest teams in the NHL. Minnesota is now 3-2-0 on its two-week trip with games at Anaheim and St. Louis still to come.