Despite holding a lead through most of the game, the Sharks were out-muscled by the Wild, falling in the shootout to finish their road trip 2-1.
A disappointing opener marred by self-inflicted wounds spoiled the groundbreaking ceremony for the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.
Giants all-timer Barry Bonds did not stay in for Game 7 of the World Series. In fact, Bonds was in the middle of the action, celebrating the victory.
Carlos Rogers has been dealing with a knee injury for weeks and missed another practice on Thursday. The Raiders are preparing for anything.
Rookie cornerback Jimmie Ward, along with several other defenders, have returned to practice for the 49ers, providing a boost heading into Week 9.
The Warriors announced that the team has picked up the fourth-year options for 2012 draft mates Harrison Barnes and Festus Ezeli.