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Twins Share First Place

The Minnesota Twins share first place in the American League Central Division today.

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A-Rod, Yanks Sweep Royals

Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig's American League record for RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep.

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Two Choices For Peterson

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says Adrian Peterson has two choices: He can either play for the Vikings or he cannot play at all.

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Minnesota Bids For Title Game

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says Minnesota has submitted its bid to host the College Football Playoff National Championship game in 2020.

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Jacks Set Schedule

South Dakota State head coach Lang Wedemeyer announced the 2015 women's soccer schedule Wednesday.

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Twins Win Fourth Straight

Mike Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night.

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Yankees Top Royals

Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday night to send the AL champions to their first three-game skid this season.

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Huskers Extend Miles Contract

Nebraska men's basketball coach Tim Miles has had his contract extended one year through the 2019-20 season.

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Gophers Get Transfer

Texas A&M forward Davonte Fitzgerald is transferring to Minnesota.

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Coyotes Release Schedule

South Dakota’s 2015 soccer schedule includes a season opener at Creighton, a home opener against Iowa State and nine home games at the USD Soccer Complex.

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Twins Continue May Push

Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2-3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.

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Yankees Blast Royals

Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees romped past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday.

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Honors For Concordia A.D.

Following a big year on and off the playing surfaces for Bulldog athletics, Concordia University Director of Athletics Devin Smith has been voted by his conference peers as the GPAC Athletic Director of the Year.

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Jacks Connecting With Fans

The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA), in coordination with Elite Level Sport Marketing (ELSM), named 12 college programs as finalists for the 2014-15 Best of Brand Gold Standard Award, which includes defending champion South Dakota State.

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Peterson To Sit Out Workouts

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson has informed Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer that he will not be attending the team's optional practices that start on Tuesday.

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Dozier Powers Twins Victory

Brian Dozier homered twice and drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-1 on Sunday.

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Royals Silenced By Wacha

Unbeaten Michael Wacha won for the seventh straight time this year and the St. Louis Cardinals ended their season-worst three-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Sunday.

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Coyotes Add Point Guard

South Dakota men’s basketball head coach Craig Smith has announced the addition of point guard Shy McClelland.

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GPAC School Wins National Crown

On Saturday the Concordia University men's track and field team did something never before accomplished in the history of Bulldog athletics – win a national title.

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Twins Make Roster Move

The Minnesota Twins are reinstating right-handed pitcher Tim Stauffer from the disabled list.

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Life Without Parole to Replace Nebraska Death Penalty

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Nebraska is now among 19 states that do not have the death penalty.

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Franken Returns from Cuba

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Minnesota Senator Al Franken is wrapping up a nearly week-long trip to Cuba as part of a congressional delegation that's exploring ways the U.S. can expand trade opportunities with the island nation.

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Iowa Universities to Address Sexual Assault

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The board that governs the three state universities in Iowa will discuss creating a campus safety and security sub-committee at its meeting next week in Ames.

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Egg Prices Rise in Response to Avian Flu

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Consumers are seeing some grocery prices rise as the price of eggs used by food manufacturers has more than tripled in recent weeks due to the avian influenza outbreak in 16 states.

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Death Penalty Repealed in Nebraska

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Nebraska lawmakers debated repeal of the death penalty for three and a half hours before finally voting to override Governor Pete Ricketts' veto.