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Zenner Up For Top Award

South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner is one of 20 players named to the initial 2013 Walter Payton Award Watch List.

Twins Fall Again

Yunel Escobar hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning and Ben Zobrist added a two-run blast later in the frame, as the Rays rallied past the Twins 7-4 in the first-of-four at Tropicana Field.

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T-Wolves Seek Re-Sign

The Timberwolves have reportedly made a formal contract offer to restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic.

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Omaha Hosting Senior Open

The Omaha Country Club is gearing up for the start of the U.S. Senior Open this week.

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Ferentz The Worst?

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz is being called one of college football’s five worst coaches by “Sports Illustrated.”

Mauer, Perkins Named All Stars

Twins catcher Joe Mauer and pitcher Glen Perkins have been named to the American League All-Star Team.

Twins Fly South

The Twins continue their 10-game road trip as they open up a four-game series with the Rays tonight in Tampa.

Another Series Loss

Rajai Davis belted a three-run homer and Colby Rasmus added a two-run shot, as the Blue Jays blasted the Twins 11-5 at Rogers Centre.

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Timberwolves Trim Roster

The Timberwolves waived center Greg Stiemsma and forward Mickael Gelabale on Sunday.

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Lynx In A Romp

Maya Moore netted 23 points as the Minnesota Lynx mauled the Phoenix Mercury 91-59 on Sunday at Target Center.

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Gas Prices Dropping

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Fall arrives next week and gasoline prices are falling in Iowa.

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Money Education Promoted

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A group of educators and representatives from Iowa banks and credit unions is recommending a series of steps to boost what K-through-12 students in Iowa schools are taught about managing money.

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Trying To Restore Trust

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says state government is moving forward to restore trust after the prison sentence miscalculation scandal.

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Company To Add Jobs In Yankton

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SAPA Extrusions is beginning an expansion project which will add more capacity and employees to its plant in Yankton.

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Health Groups Push For Medicaid Expansion

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While the debate over expanding Medicaid may have slipped into the background in South Dakota, it isn’t going away.