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Twins Beat Sox Again

Tommy Milone struck out seven in seven innings and Miguel Sano hit another monster home run to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Wednesday night.


Royals Rout Tigers

Yordano Ventura struck out 11 over seven sharp innings, the Royals hit four home runs and Kansas City rolled to a 12-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.

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Gophers Host Title Contenders

Trevone Boykin and his buddies at TCU have grown tired of hearing about last season.


UND To Pay Stipends

The University of North Dakota is joining its in-state Division I counterparts in providing stipends to all of its scholarship athletes.

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Augie Runners Rate High

Augustana University men's and women's Cross Country team's both earned top-5 rankings by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division II top-25 preseason poll released on Wednesday.


Sano Keys Twins Win

Miguel Sano's towering home run tied the game for Minnesota in the seventh inning, and two Chicago errors aided the go-ahead rally in the eighth for the Twins in an 8-6 victory Tuesday over the White Sox.

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Twins Add To Roster

The Minnesota Twins have added five players from Triple-A Rochester for September: shortstop Danny Santana, first baseman Kennys Vargas, catcher Eric Fryer and right-handed relievers A.J. Achter and Michael Tonkin.


Royals Edged By Tigers

Justin Verlander threw his fifth consecutive quality start, and Ian Kinsler homered and drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Tuesday night.


Vikings Cut Quarterback

The Minnesota Vikings have waived quarterback Mike Kafka.


Jacks Drop Home Opener

Sophomore Ashley Beaner led the South Dakota State volleyball team (0-4) despite dropping a 25-17, 25-21 and 25-18 match to Drake (5-0) in the home opener at Frost Arena.

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USD Runners Rated

The South Dakota women’s cross country team enters the 2015 season ranked sixth in the Midwest region as released by the U.S. Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).


Vikings Continue Roster Moves

The Minnesota Vikings have placed offensive tackle Carter Bykowski on injured reserve and cornerback Josh Robinson on the physically unable to perform list.


Sano Numbers Grow

Miguel Sano has shown he has one of the most powerful swings in the majors, in less than two months with the Minnesota Twins.


Royals Obtain Outfielder

The AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals have reached a deal to get outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves.


Jacks Name New Assistants

South Dakota State women’s basketball head coach Aaron Johnston announced Monday that Haylie Linn has being elevated to a full-time assistant coaching position and Kelsie Kruger named director of basketball operations.


Pentagon Gets More Attention

ESPN2 will carry the Iowa State and Colorado men’s college basketball game live from the Sanford Pentagon on Nov. 13.


Vikings Make Cuts

The first of two big cutdown dates has arrived for NFL teams and the Vikings trimmed their roster to 75 players as of Monday.


Santana, Twins Trip Astros

Ervin Santana struck out 10 to earn his first home win, Eduardo Nunez and Miguel Sano homered, and the Minnesota Twins survived a ninth-inning rally to beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Sunday.


Rays Nip Royals

Brandon Guyer and Kevin Kiermaier homered, and the Tampa Bay bullpen held the Kansas City Royals to one hit over five innings Sunday in the Rays' 3-2 win.


Mount Marty Names Assistant

Mount Marty College has announced the hiring of Robin Burgard as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach.

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Fischer: The More, The Merrier In Presidential Race

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