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Vikings Fall In Opener

Matthew Stafford threw for 357 yards and two touchdowns as the Lions topped the Vikings 34-24 in the season opener at Ford Field.  Christian Ponder finished 18-of-28 for 236 yards and a TD, but threw three interceptions and had a fumble.  Adrian Peterson had a 78-yard TD run on his first carry but ended with just 93 yards for Minnesota, which heads to Chicago next week.

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.

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USD Wins Home Opener

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The South Dakota men’s basketball team made head coach Craig Smith’s home debut a winning one as the Coyotes topped Wayne State (Neb.) 86-69 Wednesday night.

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SDSU Freshman Honored

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South Dakota State University wide receiver Jake Wieneke was named Wednesday as Missouri Valley Football Conference Freshman of the Year.

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MVFC Salutes League Best

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The Missouri Valley Football Conference has announced its top honors, including Offensive MVP, Defensive MVP, Newcomer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Coach of the Year.

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Iowa, UNI Win, Gophers Lose

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Wednesday night's basketball action saw Iowa and Northern Iowa win and Minnesota lose.