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Jacks Retain Top Ten Rating

Five Missouri Valley Football Conference teams remain in the top ten of the FCS polls, including South Dakota State after its loss Saturday.


Augustana Dominates Poll

The Division II Bulletin released its 2015-16 season preview Monday listing Augustana men's basketball as the No. 1 team in the country heading into the 2015-16 season.


Mount Marty Tops Field

GPAC Women's Golf Qualifier #2 was played on Monday, in Hastings, Nebraska, at Southern Hills Golf Course with Mount Marty in the spotlight.


GPAC Names Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its weekly honors for football Players of the Week.


NDSU Gets ESPN Visit

Tailgating for North Dakota State football fans will be starting before the crack of dawn this weekend, thanks to a visit from ESPN.


Royals Sweep Twins

Salvador Perez added to his career-best home run total and the Kansas City Royals secured home-field advantage throughout the postseason by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Sunday.


Vikings Sacked By Broncos

Brandon McManus kicked a 39-yard field goal with 1:51 left and Denver had seven sacks in the Broncos' 23-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.


Hawkeyes Crack Top 25

North Dakota State controlled the line of scrimmage and the clock, defeating South Dakota State, 28-7, in the Missouri Valley Football Conference opener for both teams.


Bison Retain Dakota Marker

North Dakota State controlled the line of scrimmage and the clock, defeating South Dakota State, 28-7, in the Missouri Valley Football Conference opener for both teams.

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Unhappy Homecoming For Coyotes

A Bo Pelini coached team came back to the Midwest Saturday and spoiled homecoming for the University of South Dakota.


Twins Rally, Close On Wild Card

Playoff hopes remain on the table as the Minnesota Twins get ready for their final series of the regular season starting Friday night at Target Field against the Royals.


Royals Win Despite Injuries

Jonny Gomes drove in three runs, and the banged-up Kansas City Royals moved into a tie with Toronto for the AL's best record with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.


Dakota Marker On The Line

The Missouri Valley Football Conference slate kicks off Saturday with a matchup between two highly ranked teams as South Dakota State hosts North Dakota State in the annual battle for the Dakota Marker.

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Conference Play Begins

This week brings conference openers for football teams including South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota and Iowa State.


Red Raiders Continue Run

GPAC Men's Golf Qualifier #2 was played on Thursday, in Lincoln, Nebraska, at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course.


Vikings Add Safety

The Minnesota Vikings have signed safety Brock Vereen to their practice squad.

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Twins Tread Water, Split DH

After splitting a doubleheader with Cleveland, the Minnesota Twins remain a game and a half out of a wild card spot.


Royals Close On Jays

Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the top of the 10th inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Wednesday night to clinch home-field advantage in an AL Division Series.


Confident Peterson Leads Vikings

Adrian Peterson says he's still the NFL's best running back at age 30 and could have played in the pros at 18 had league rules allowed.


Jackrabbit, Coyote Earn Honors

South Dakota State's Grant Smith was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Month while Denver's Katharina Baratta and South Dakota's Brenna Lervick garnered the Women's Golfer of the Month awards.

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Iowa Senate Democrats Dispute Republican Governor Terry Branstad

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Iowa Senate democrats say Governor Terry Branstad is overstepping his authority.

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Dealing With the Iran Nuclear Deal


Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry says Congress needs to keep tabs on the Iran nuclear deal.

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Nebraska Economy Will Survive the Loss of ConAgra


ConAgra leaving Omaha will cause some economic problems.

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Educational Cooperative To Be Investigated

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Governor Dennis Daugaard has asked the Government Operations and Audit Committee of the legislature to review the financial operations of the Mid Central Educational Cooperative.