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MVFC Releases Poll

North Dakota State has been picked to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference crown in 2014.

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Valley Honors Five Jacks, Two Yotes

This year's Missouri Valley Football Conference pre-season All Conference football team includes five players from SDSU and two from USD.

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Gibson Stymies Royals

Kyle Gibson bounced back for a rocky start to shut down Kansas City, and the Minnesota Twins held on through a shaky ninth to beat James Shields and the Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night.

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Arcia Welcomes Son

The Twins were playing short-handed Tuesday night against the Royals while outfielder Oswaldo Arcia spent time with his family following the birth of his baby boy.

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Twins Find Phenom

In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.

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Vikings Prepare For Litigation

The Minnesota Vikings are preparing themselves for a battle with their former punter.

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Huskers, Hawkeye On Watch List

The Big Ten Conference has announced its fourth annual football Players to Watch list, with two Nebraska players and one from Iowa named.

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Timberwolves Add Free Agent

The Minnesota Timberwolves and free-agent guard Mo Williams have agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.75 million.

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Ex-Twins Key Royals Trade

The Toronto Blue Jays have traded right-hander Liam Hendriks and catcher Erik Kratz to the Kansas City Royals for infielder Danny Valencia.

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Lancer Women Earn Honors

The Mount Marty College women’s basketball program was named a top honoree in the NAIA division on the WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Rolls for the 2013-14 season by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

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Rudolph Gets Viking Extension

The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a five-year contract extension.

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Twins Salvage Finale

Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in a three-run seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.

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Santana Powers Indians Past Royals

Carlos Santana hit two more home runs, giving him six in six games, and the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City 10-3 Sunday to end the Royals' winning streak at five.

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Big Ten Preview In Spotlight

The Big Ten Conference says that BTN and ESPNU will continue to broadcast coverage of the opening session of the 2014 Big Ten Football Media Days on Monday, July 28.

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Honor For SDSU Equestrian

The American Quarter Horse Association selected eight National Collegiate Equestrian Association riders to participate in its 2014 Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge, including South Dakota State sophomore Elizabeth Niewojna.

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Twins Fall, Hughes Hurt

Hector Noesi allowed three hits over 7 2-3 innings and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

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Viking Coach Apologizes

Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer says he "went way below the bar" with his homophobic remark in front of players that led to his looming three-game suspension.

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Royals Win In Extra Innings

Nori Aoki singled home Lorenzo Cain in the 14th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over Cleveland after Indians starter Corey Kluber carried a perfect game into the seventh inning on Thursday night.

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Summit Sets Championships

The Summit League has announced the dates and hosts for all 19 of its sport championships for 2014-15 season.

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Twins Trade Morales; Call Up Polanco

The Twins have made a trade for pitching.

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With a new water treatment plant in the works, the City of Yankton will be changing rates to fund the loan needed to make changes.

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Avera Medical Group is Offering State Employees Options

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School Destroyed in Tornado Will Still Hold Classes

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With help from Sioux City Public Schools, Wisner-Pilger Middle School will have furniture for classes this fall.

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The increased moisture throughout the midwest this year has improved Iowa's previous drought conditions.

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Iowa Governor Responds to Tyson Plant Decision

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The Tyson plant located in Cherokee, Iowa will close in September, leaving about 450 people without jobs.