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Twins Settle For Split

Eric Hosmer drove in Lorenzo Cain with nobody out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series.

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Royals Earn Four Starters

Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.

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Former Chiefs Exec Dies

Longtime Chiefs executive Jack Steadman, the architect of the only Super Bowl-winning team in franchise history, has died. He was 86.

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Gibson, Twins Blank Royals

Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night.

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Timberwolves To Host Scrimmage

The Minnesota Timberwolves will host an open scrimmage at Target Center next week.

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UND Star Wins HR Derby

Jeff Campbell of North Dakota won the College Home Run Derby, hitting 10 homers in the finals to easily defeat Wake Forest's Will Craig on Thursday night.

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Twins Lose Cincy Series

Johnny Cueto made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight innings, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series.

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Royals Swept By Astros

Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of a the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night.

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Wild Announce Signings

The Minnesota Wild finished a drawn-out negotiation with Mikael Granlund by locking up the center with a two-year deal on Wednesday.

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Twins Even Reds Series

Torii Hunter homered again after a long delay at the start of the game, and Phil Hughes got his third straight victory, leading the Minnesota Twins to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.

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Astros Top Royals Again

Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

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UND Slugger In Spotlight

University of North Dakota slugger Jeff Campbell is participating in this year's TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby.

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Lynx Star Honored

Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen has been named Western Conference Player of the Week.

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Reds Outscore Twins

Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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Royals Fall In A.L. Showdown

Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night.

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Coyote Earns Summit Award

.South Dakota senior Cody Snyder has been named the May/June Summit League Athlete of the Month.

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SDSU Rider Scores High

South Dakota State equestrian rider Mariah Wright finished in a three-way tie for fifth at the prestigious National Reining Horse Association Collegiate Reining Championship on Saturday.

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Bison Standout Gets NBA Look

Former North Dakota State University men's basketball standout Taylor Braun will play for the Orlando Magic in the 2015 NBA Summer League.

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Twins Lose To Brewers

Ryan Braun and Adam Lind hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday.

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Royals Complete Sweep

Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 victory on Sunday.

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