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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.


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.


UND Slugger In Spotlight

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


Lynx Star Honored

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Pentagon Adds Another Game

Another major NCAA Division I men’s basketball game is coming to the Sanford Pentagon for the 2015-16 season.


Twins Win Battle Of Aces

Phil Hughes tossed eight strong innings and the Minnesota Twins beat Chris Sale for the third time this season, overcoming 10 more strikeouts by the Chicago White Sox ace in a 6-1 victory Wednesday.


Big Inning Spurs Royals

Mike Moustakas hit a two-run home run and Omar Infante had a three-run double in a seven-run fourth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday night.


Virginia Take CWS Title

Pavin Smith homered and drove in three runs and Brandon Waddell turned in a strong College World Series pitching performance, leading Virginia over Vanderbilt 4-2 for the school's first baseball national championship.

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Coyote Earns Summit Award

South Dakota senior thrower Cody Snyder was named the 2015 Summit League Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year as announced by the league office on Wednesday.


Timberwolves On The Clock

The Minnesota Timberwolves have the first pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night for the first time in the franchise's hard-luck history.


Wild Get Peek At Opener

The Minnesota Wild will open the 2015-16 season on the road.


Twins Fall To Sox

Jeff Samardzija earned just his second win in nine starts on the road this season, and the White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Tuesday to snap a seven-game losing streak away from Chicago.


Royals Shutout In Seattle

Rookie Mike Montgomery tossed a four-hitter against the team that drafted him and the Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 7-0 on Tuesday night.

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Business Index Climbs Slightly

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed a little for June.

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Blue Ribbon Committee Starts 2nd Round Of Meetings

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The next round of meetings for the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota begin next week, and could stretch into late October.

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Legislative Committee Has Questions

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There were lots of questions for the Department of Revenue from members of the Government, Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature this week.

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Drought Concerns Fade

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Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into Iowa have been washed away by continued and sometimes heavy rainfalls.

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Budget Decisions Loom

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says as he makes a final decision on state funding for K-through-12 public schools,