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Peterson To Sit Out Workouts

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson has informed Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer that he will not be attending the team's optional practices that start on Tuesday.

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Dozier Powers Twins Victory

Brian Dozier homered twice and drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-1 on Sunday.

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Royals Silenced By Wacha

Unbeaten Michael Wacha won for the seventh straight time this year and the St. Louis Cardinals ended their season-worst three-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Sunday.

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Coyotes Add Point Guard

South Dakota men’s basketball head coach Craig Smith has announced the addition of point guard Shy McClelland.

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GPAC School Wins National Crown

On Saturday the Concordia University men's track and field team did something never before accomplished in the history of Bulldog athletics – win a national title.

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Twins Make Roster Move

The Minnesota Twins are reinstating right-handed pitcher Tim Stauffer from the disabled list.

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Jacks Fall To Top Seed

Top-seeded Oral Roberts broke a tie by scoring six times in the bottom of the seventh to defeat South Dakota State, 9-3, Thursday night at Sioux Falls Stadium and advance to the title game of the Summit League Baseball Championship.

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Hawkeyes Suffer Setback

Cody Bruder and Kendall Patrick hit home runs, leading Michigan to an 8-5 victory over Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday night.

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Nebraska Season Ends

Ryan Krill hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning in Michigan State's 9-7 victory over Nebraska on Thursday in the Big Ten tournament.

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Coyotes Win Showdown

South Dakota topped South Dakota State 14-13 in the annual South Dakota Showdown Series, a point-based athletic and academic competition between the two in-state university rivals.

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Mauer Blast Lifts Twins

Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Antonio Bastardo in the 13th inning to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

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Royals Pitchers Remain Stingy

Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Wednesday night.

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Jacks Win Summit Tilt

South Dakota State scored in each of the first four innings and starting pitcher Adam Bray worked into the eighth inning as the Jackrabbits opened the Summit League Baseball Championship with a 7-3 victory over Fort Wayne Wednesday night at Sioux Falls Stadium.

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Huskers Fall To Top Seed

Pat McInerney broke a tie with an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning and top-seeded Illinois beat Nebraska 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Big Ten tournament.

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Hawkeyes Win Tourney Opener

Nick Day hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Iowa a 3-2 victory over Ohio State on Wednesday in the Big Ten tournament.

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Coyotes Ink Transfer

.Matt Mooney, the runner-up for Sixth Man of the Year in the Mountain West Conference, will transfer from Air Force to South Dakota and join the Coyote men’s basketball team

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Lancers Add Cager

Mount Marty College is pleased to announce the athletic signing of Hunter Martin of Ainsworth High School to the men’s basketball program for the 2015-16 season.

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Timberwolves Will Pick First

The Minnesota Timberwolves have won the NBA draft lottery, the first time since 2004 the team with the worst record won the No. 1 pick.

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Twins Blast Liriano, Pirates

Brian Dozier got Minnesota started with a home run in the first inning and Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run shot in a six-run second as the Twins built an early 7-0 lead then held on for an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

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Royals Blank Reds

Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night.

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Onward Yankton Creates Community Poll

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After 50 days, the search for Yankton’s next ‘big idea’ has hit the halfway point.

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Yankton Sales Tax Continues Up

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Sales tax in Yankton continue their strong growth trend.

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South Dakota Board of Regents Names New Executive Director

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The South Dakota Board of Regents has named Michael Rush as their next Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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Iowa Lawmakers Work Ahead of Holiday

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Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Allow Illegal Children to Have Licences

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State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.