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Gordon Takes A Tumble

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon has a right hip contusion and possible concussion after taking a hard spill while chasing a deep fly ball last night against Cleveland.

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Rice Slugger Wins Out

Michael Aquino of Rice is the winner of this year’s College Home Run Derby.

Yankees Too Much For Twins

Robinson Cano clubbed a three-run homer, his fourth long ball in the last three games, as the Yankees cruised past the Twins 7-3 at Target Field.

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Willingham Sidelined

The Twins have placed outfielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list and reinstated outfielder Aaron Hicks from the DL.

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T-Wolves To Ink Free Agent

The Timberwolves have a new starting shooting guard.

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Ciao From The Royals

The Royals have one of the top international prospects in the fold.

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Creighton Gets Boost

The Creighton basketball team is getting a big boost as it heads into the new Big East.

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SDSU Duo On Elite List

A pair of South Dakota State football players have been dubbed pre-season All Americans.

Twins Blow Lead Again

Robinson Cano went 3-for-4 with a pair of homers and three RBI to rally the Yankees in a 10-4 beating of the Twins at Target Field.

Mauer Leads Catchers

Voting for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game is in its final days.

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Drunk Boating Monitored

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Law enforcement officers were scattered around Iowa last weekend monitoring lakes and rivers for drunk boaters as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign.

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Less Bacteria, More Algae in Iowa Lakes

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Sunny days with less rainfall have helped clear up some of the bacteria problems in the water at Iowa park beaches.

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Iowa Governor Vetoes School Spending

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been hinting for weeks that he was unhappy with the legislature's bipartisan compromise on education funding.

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Caution Needed With Fireworks Displays

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Everyone loves a backyard fireworks display or attending a big show on the 4th of July.

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OSHA Investigating Nebraska Explosion

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The U-S Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration opened an investigation into Wednesday's explosion at Sapp Bros. in West Point, Nebraska.