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Vikings Face Off Field Issues

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he was released by the team before the season for his outspoken support of gay marriage.

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Jacks Have Postponement

Weather conditions in the Northeast forced South Dakota State and Buffalo to postpone the men’s basketball game scheduled for Jan. 3 in New York.

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Wild Run Wild

Marco Scandella, Jason Pominville and Jason Zucker all scored in the second period as the Wild cruised past the Sabres 4-1 at The X.

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Huskers Hold Off Georgia

Tommy Armstrong Jr. connected with Quincy Enunwa for two touchdowns, including a 99-yarder in the third quarter, and Nebraska held on to beat No. 23 Georgia 24-19 in the rain-soaked Gator Bowl.

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Hawkeyes Come Up Short

Jeremy Hill rushed for 216 yards and two touchdowns, helping No. 14 LSU and inexperienced quarterback Anthony Jennings hold off Iowa 21-14 in the Outback Bowl.

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Timberwolves Even Mark

Ricky Rubio filled up the stat sheet with 13 points, nine assists, eight rebounds, three steals and two blocks as the Timberwolves cruised to a 124-112 win against the Pelicans at the Target Center.

SDSU Women Face Notre Dame

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team (9-6) finishes its nonconference schedule when it travels to Notre Dame, Ind., to take on the second ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-0) Thursday.

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Coyotes Play At Home

The South Dakota Coyotes are back in action tonight as they host Cal State Northridge at The DakotaDome.

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Nebraska Tackles Georgia

Nebraska takes on 22nd-ranked Georgia in the Gator Bowl today.

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Hawkeyes Face LSU

Iowa and LSU clash today in the Outback Bowl from Tampa, Florida.

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Yankton And Vermillion Hold Joint Meeting

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The Yankton City Commission and the Vermillion City Council held a joint meeting last night in Yankton to talk about common issues, and expanded cooperation.

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Frye Ends Wayne State Career

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Today is the last day on the job for Curt Frye, President of Wayne State College.

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Thune Seeks To Expand Surface Transportation Board

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A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune would expand the numbers of members on the Surface Transportation Board, and give them more authority over railroad operations.

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Committee Studies High School Activities Association

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A legislative summer committee looking at the South Dakota High School Activities Association held their first meeting last Friday in Pierre.

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HIV Testing Encouraged

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State officials says HIV/AIDS is still a big problem in Minnesota and are urging people to get tested