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Zenner Honored Despite Setback

For the second time this season, South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner has been honored as Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Vikings Lose Late Again

The Vikings lost in the final seconds for the second straight week.

Twins Limp Home From Road

The Athletics scored six runs in the second inning and cruised past the Twins 11-7 in Minnesota’s final road game of the season.

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Huskers Still Outside Ratings

Nebraska is still out of the top-25 despite a big win on Saturday

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Fargo Wows ESPN

The senior producer of ESPN’s College GameDay show says Fargo was one of the “all-time best spots” for the program and the sports network would like to return.

Jacks To Tackle Huskers

The South Dakota State football team closes the non-conference portion of its schedule Saturday afternoon, traveling to Nebraska for a regional matchup against the Cornhuskers.

Mauer Hopes To Play

The Twins may yet have Joe Mauer in the lineup.

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Twins Lose To A’s

The Twins rallied from a three-run deficit but came up short, 8-6, against the A’s in Oakland

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Husker Quarterback Ailing

The focus of Nebraska’s turbulent week has switched from that leaked audio of coach Bo Pelini’s profane rant against fans two years ago to the team’s tenuous quarterback situation.

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Reid Led Chiefs Win Again

Andy Reid trotted his new Chiefs squad into Philadelphia and picked up a 26-16 win over his former Eagles team.

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard says the dialogue with federal officials over Medicaid expansion is continuing.

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Nebraska Groundwater Levels on the Rise

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A new report shows groundwater levels are up in Nebraska, on average, six inches.