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Vikings Lose Late Again

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

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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.

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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.

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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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Coyotes Announce Schedule

Two meetings with Wyoming and road games against Air Force and Kansas State highlight the South Dakota men’s basketball schedule released by interim head coach Joey James.

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Rounds Votes No On Lynch

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Lorretta Lynch was confirmed by a 56 to 43 vote in the US Senate as the next US Attorney General.

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Executive Board To Meet

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature holds its first post session meeting on Monday in Pierre.

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Mental Institutes in Iowa Old, But Effective

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Four employees at the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant testified before the Iowa Senate Oversight Committee Wednesday.

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New University of Nebraska President Tours State

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University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is new to the position of heading up the university system...and new to the state.