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Hicks Goes On DL

 The Twins have placed rookie outfielder Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.  Hicks suffered the injury in the fifth inning of Sunday’s win over Washington.  The 23-year-old is hitting just .179 in 55 games.  The Twins recalled outfielder Oswaldo Arcia from Triple-A Rochester to fill the roster spot.

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USD Coach Among Award Winners

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University of South Dakota coach Amy Williams is the women's basketball Coach of the Year in the Summit League and some of her players also received honors from the conference Thursday.

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Twins Win Grapefruit Game

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Torii Hunter drove in a run in his first plate appearance with the Minnesota Twins in eight years, helping defeat the Boston Red Sox 9-8 on Thursday night.

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Husker Women Move On

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Natalie Romeo hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 win over Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.

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Nebraska Girls Open Tourney

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The Nebraska girls high school basketball tournament opened Thursday in Lincoln with games in all six classes.

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Iowa Girls Advance

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Action in four classes highlighted Thursday's action at the Iowa girls high school basketball tourney.