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Tigers Trip Twins

Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.


Vikings, Minus Peterson, Reconvene

The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts.


Royals Club Kluber

Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and the Kansas City Royals kept AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber winless this season, beating the Cleveland Indians 6-2 Monday night.


Softball Honors For Jackrabbit, Coyote

Summit League weekly honors for softball go to one player from South Dakota State and one from South Dakota.


Northwestern Claims Title

Northwestern shot a final round of 287 during GPAC Qualifier #4 in Orange City, Iowa, at Landsmeer Golf Club to vault them to the 2014-15 Great Plains Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championship.


Mauer Comes Through

Joe Mauer hit a two-run triple with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins over the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Sunday.


Wild Advances In Playoffs

Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday in Game 6.


Sox Top Royals Again

Conor Gillaspie hit a two-run single in Chicago's five-run sixth inning, and the White Sox rallied to beat Kansas City 5-3 for their second win against the Royals on Sunday.


Jacks Offense Gains Edge

The South Dakota State offense played turnover-free football and booted seven field goals en route to a 45-35 victory over the defense in the annual Jackrabbit Spring Game Saturday afternoon at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.

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Coyotes Defense Dominates

South Dakota’s defense picked off four passes, forced three three-and-outs and added a goal-line stand from the 4-yard line during the Coyotes’ annual Spring Game Saturday inside the DakotaDome


Best Season For SDSU Tennis

The South Dakota State women's tennis team fell to top-seeded Denver, 4-0, in the Summit League Tournament championship match Sunday at the Kachmann Tennis Center.


Augie Athletes Shine

Augustana athletes were in the spotlight in Northern Sun Conference sports over the weekend.


Dakota Wesleyan Claims Crown

The Dakota Wesleyan women shot a final round of 335 on Friday to claim the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Golf Championship with a four round total of 1329.


Coyotes Add Cager

South Dakota head women’s basketball coach Amy Williams has announced the signing of Jasmine Trimboli to a National Letter of Intent.


Twins Weekend In Seattle

The Minnesota Twins step out of the Central Division for the first time this season as they play a weekend series in Seattle.


Boever Granted Extension

Gabby Boever of the South Dakota State women’s basketball team has been granted a sixth year of eligibility, NCAA officials announced Thursday.


Hoiberg On The Improve

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg has been released from the hospital, less than a week after open-heart surgery.


Coyote Captures Crown

South Dakota junior Kelsey Barrett won the 10,000-meter run under the lights during the Drake Relays distance carnival Thursday night.


Jacks Ready For Spring Game

The South Dakota State University football team will conclude spring practice Saturday with the annual Jackrabbit Spring Game.


Pelfrey Pitches Twins To Win

Mike Pelfrey pitched seven scoreless innings to pick up his first victory since 2013 as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 Wednesday night.

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Another Delay For Pipeline Hearing

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The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has decided that the public input session scheduled for next Monday, in Pierre, to hear comments about the construction permit certification for the South Dakota portion of the Keystone XL Pipeline will be postponed.

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Iowa Lottery Considering Online Gaming


Iowa Lottery officials are monitoring states that are experimenting with the electronic sale of lottery tickets.