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Iowa Assistant Avoids Melee

Iowa tight ends coach D.J. Hernandez was in attendance when a fight broke out at a restaurant in Connecticut Saturday morning.

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T-Wolves Vet Opts Out

Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko is reportedly opting out of the final year of his contract.

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Yankees Come To Town

The Twins open up a four-game series against the New York Yankees tonight at Target Field.

Twins Lose Slugfest

Eric Hosmer’s ninth inning solo homer held up as the Royals outslugged the Twins 9-8 at Target Field.

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Royals Drop Veteran

The Royals designated outfielder Jeff Francoeur for assignment following Saturday’s loss in Minnesota.

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Creighton Star On Elite Squad

Creighton’s Doug McDermott is one of 12 players that has been named to the Team USA roster for the World University Games.

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Wolters, Iverson Get NBA Call

Area standouts Nate Wolters and Colton Iverson were both drafted and both traded on NBA Draft Night Thursday.

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Timberwolves Trade Pick

The Timberwolves made some noise at the NBA Draft last night in Brooklyn.

Twins Top Royals

Justin Morneau had two hits and an RBI as the Twins topped the Royals 3-1 in the opener of a four-game series at Target Field.

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Coyote Star Honored

University of South Dakota junior distance runner Jeff Mettler has been named The Summit League Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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Demand For Smoke-Free Housing Increases

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State health officials say the demand for smoke-free housing is increasing in Iowa.

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Nebraska’s Job Outlook Strong

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An upbeat job market is expected in Nebraska during the final three months of the year, according to a new survey.

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Hillary Returns To Iowa

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has given the broadest hint yet that she is a likely 2016 candidate for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.

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Foley On The November Ballot

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Nebraska State Auditor Mike Foley will be on the November ballot as republican Governor Candidate Pete Ricketts running mate.

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Congress To Work On Continuing Resolution

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While federal lawmakers don’t plan to spend many days in Washington before the November elections, they do have to make sure the government can continue to operate beyond the end of the fiscal year on September 30th.