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USD Kicker Gets Nod

South Dakota freshman Miles Bergner (Longmount, Colo./Longmount HS) has been named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Special Team’s Player of the Week.

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Jackrabbit Gets Award

The Summit League honored South Dakota State’s Katie McNeary with the Defensive Player of the Week award for her performance last weekend.

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Coyote Honored Again

South Dakota junior outside hitter Kendall Kritenbrink was named the Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season

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Vikings Sign Freeman

Josh Freeman is headed to Minnesota.

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Timberwolves Begin Preseason Play

The Timberwolves open up preseason play tonight at the Target Center against CSKA Moscow out of Russia.

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Jacks Lose, Coyotes Earn Win

South Dakota State fell on Saturday, while South Dakota was victorious

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Huskers Celebrate Win

Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 225 yards and two touchdowns as the Nebraska Cornhuskers beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 39-19 at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

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Kill Resting For Return

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has a well-timed bye week to recover from his latest seizure.

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Jacks Host SIU For Hobo Day

The South Dakota State University football team will attempt to end a two-game losing skid as it hosts Southern Illinois Saturday afternoon in the 100th Hobo Day game.

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Huskers Face Illini

The Nebraska football team begins Big Ten play tomorrow against the Illinois Fighting Illini

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Life Without Parole to Replace Nebraska Death Penalty

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Nebraska is now among 19 states that do not have the death penalty.

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Franken Returns from Cuba

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Minnesota Senator Al Franken is wrapping up a nearly week-long trip to Cuba as part of a congressional delegation that's exploring ways the U.S. can expand trade opportunities with the island nation.

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Iowa Universities to Address Sexual Assault

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The board that governs the three state universities in Iowa will discuss creating a campus safety and security sub-committee at its meeting next week in Ames.

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Egg Prices Rise in Response to Avian Flu

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Consumers are seeing some grocery prices rise as the price of eggs used by food manufacturers has more than tripled in recent weeks due to the avian influenza outbreak in 16 states.

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Death Penalty Repealed in Nebraska

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Nebraska lawmakers debated repeal of the death penalty for three and a half hours before finally voting to override Governor Pete Ricketts' veto.