Sports Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota sports news from The Associated Press
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Moriya Jutanugarn, Caroline Masson, Danielle Kang and Amy Olson shot 6-under 66 to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Volvik Championship. Jessica Korda, Minjee Lee, Nasa Hataoka, Lindy Duncan, Morgan Pressel, Megan Khang and Jodi Ewart Shadoff were a stroke back at 67 at Travis Pointe.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The University of Minnesota hockey team has finalized its 2018-19 schedule that includes a game against North Dakota in Las Vegas. The Gophers will play North Dakota at Las Vegas' Orleans Arena in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game on Oct. 27. Minnesota opens play against defending national champion Minnesota Duluth with a home-and-home series, in Duluth Oct. 6 followed by the Gophers' home opener Oct. 7.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have reinstated third baseman Miguel Sano from the disabled list. He missed the last 24 games with a strained left hamstring. The Twins made room by sending outfielder Jake Cave to Triple-A Rochester, where Sano went 6 for 16 with two homers and three walks on a five-game rehab assignment. Before he was hurt, Sano batted just .213 with five homers and 14 RBIs with 36 strikeouts in 20 games. Sano missed more than 40 games to injuries in each of the last two seasons.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Reggie Meyer pitched a three-hitter in his first career complete game and top-seeded Minnesota beat Illinois 3-0 in the Big Ten Tournament. The Gophers are off until Saturday and need one more win to reach the championship game Sunday. Meyer struck out eight, walked one and hit a batter.
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