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Vikings Blow Lead In Florida

Teddy Bridgewater returned to his hometown Sunday and threw for two touchdowns, but the Minnesota Vikings twice blew a lead and lost to the Miami Dolphins 37-35 on a late safety.

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Coyotes Win Basketball Pair

The University of South Dakota scored a pair of basketball wins Sunday with the Coyote women at home and the USD men on the road.


SDSU Women Lose On Road

Freshman Macy Miller (Mitchell) scored a team-high 18 points despite the South Dakota State women’s basketball team losing 82-64 Sunday at Marist College


Timberwolves Fall Again

C.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bulled his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-96 on Sunday night.


MVFC Teams In FCS Final

For the first time in FCS history, two teams from the same league (MISSOURI VALLEY FOOTBALL) will play one another in the title game.


Jacks Win Event Title

Utah State entered Saturday’s World Vision Classic title game with a 51-1 all-time record in home tournaments, but ended the night with a 51-2 mark, as South Dakota State hung on for a 68-65 overtime win.


Jacks Survive In Overtime

George Marshall scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in his South Dakota State debut, but the Jacks needed overtime to secure a 75-72 win over Idaho State in the first game of the World Vision Classic in Logan, Utah.


Bos Hits Winner For Yotes

Brandon Bos hit a game-winning, 15-foot jumper just off the right elbow with two seconds left to give South Dakota a 55-53 win against Montana State Thursday inside the DakotaDome.


SDSU Women In Breeze

Freshman Ellie Thompson (Chaska, Minn.) recorded her first collegiate double-double as the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team picked up a 67-42 nonconference win over UALR Thursday night at Frost Arena.


Coyote Women Set Record

The South Dakota women’s basketball team won its sixth-straight game and set a new USD single game scoring record during its 115-51 win over the University of Saint Mary (Kan.) on Thursday night in the DakotaDome.


USD Names Tennis Coach

Brett Barnett, the 2012 and 2014 Summit League Men’s Tennis Coach of the Year, has been named head women’s tennis coach at University of South Dakota.


Jacks Hit The Road

South Dakota State improved to 6-3 overall and to 5-0 at home with a win over Idaho on Saturday, and now turns its attention to Idaho State.

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Coyotes Host Twinbill

Both the University of South Dakota men and women will be in action Thursday night at the Dakota Dome


SDSU Women In 2014 Home Finale

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team plays its final home game in Frost Arena in 2014 when its hosts UALR Thursday at 7 p.m.


Pelini Blasts Former Employer

On the day he was introduced as Youngstown State's new head coach, the ugly nature of Bo Pelini's departure from Nebraska was revealed.


Northeast CC To Add Sports

Administrators at Northeast Community college have announced that the Norfolk-based institution will add two new athletic programs to its growing roster of sports.


Pelini Returns To Youngstown

Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has been hired to be the next coach at Youngstown State, an FCS school in his hometown.


Greenway Earns Recognition

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been selected for the team's Community Man of the Year award.


Wegher Tops Star List

Morningside (Iowa) running back Brandon Wegher and Concordia (Mich.) linebacker Takari Johnson headline the 2014 AFCA NAIA Coaches' All-America Team announced by the American Football Coaches Association.


Timberwolves Bang Into Wall

John Wall scored 21 points and equaled a career high with 17 assists as the Washington Wizards won their fifth game in a row, 109-95 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.

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