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Mauer Powers Twins

Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.

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Twins Bolster Roster

The Minnesota Twins intend to add eight players to their roster, including catcher Josmil Pinto and four pitchers.

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Royals Hold First Place

Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

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Bison Lead MVFC Ratings Surge

North Dakota State returned to its familiar perch as the No. 1 team in the Sports Network FCS Top 25 poll Monday, after powering its way to 34 unanswered points in a 34-14 win at Iowa State on opening weekend.

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Vikings Prep For Rams

The Minnesota Vikings have been remaking their defense since Mike Zimmer took over this season as head coach.

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Twins Outscored By Orioles

J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday.

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Royals Keep Lead

Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended due to rain with the Indians leading 4-2 heading into the bottom of the 10th inning.

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Vikings Make Roster Moves

The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers.

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Coyotes Swamped By Oregon

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota passed for 267 yards and accounted for four touchdowns – all in the first half – to lead third-ranked Oregon to a 62-13 win against South Dakota Saturday at Autzen Stadium in the season opener for both teams.

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Jacks Lose QB In Opener

Missouri used big plays in all three phases of the game to defeat South Dakota State, 38-18, in the football season opener for both teams Saturday afternoon at Farout Field.

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Big Tenth Wins For Twins

Jordan Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs, including a two-run single in the 10th inning Thursday night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5.

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Vikings Perfect In Preseason

Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown in his first NFL start, Joe Banyard ran for 111 yards and the Minnesota Vikings wrapped up a perfect preseason beating the Tennessee Titans 19-3 on Thursday night.

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Jacks Play At Mizzou

The South Dakota State University football team kicks off the 2014 season Saturday afternoon by traveling to Missouri for the Jackrabbits’ lone game against a Football Bowl Subdivision opponent this year.

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Coyotes Tackle Top Ten Team

It would be hard to find a tougher opening game for the University of South Dakota football team.

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Huskers Set For Opener

Nebraska opens its 125th football season Saturday when Florida Atlantic visits Memorial Stadium.

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Royals Storm Past Twins

Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

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Vikings Wrap Up Preseason

Jake Locker and Matt Cassel might never leave the sidelines Thursday night with a pair of rookie quarterbacks possibly getting the chance to start.

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Gophers In Thursday Opener

The football season opener has come for the Minnesota Gophers.

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Barnstormers To IFL

The Iowa Barnstormers have relegated themselves.

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Coyotes Tab Captains

Junior quarterback Kevin Earl, senior running back Jasper Sanders, junior linebacker Keyen Lage and junior defensive lineman Drew Iddings have been named captains of South Dakota’s football team for the upcoming season.

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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.

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Congress Back to Work After August Break

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SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem says there are issues Congress needs to deal with this fall.

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Getting the Public Involved in SD School Funding

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The South Dakota Budget & Policy Institute will hold a number of meetings to talk about education funding and teacher pay.