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Royals Bummed Out

Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.


SDSU Hosts Basketball Twinbill

Basketball returns to Frost Arena Thursday night with an exhibition doubleheader featuring the South Dakota State men's and women's teams against South Dakota Tech.


Timberwolves Drop Opener

Marc Gasol scored a career-high 32 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-101 on Wednesday night for the franchise's first victory in a season opener since 2000.

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Iowa Playoffs Underway

Iowa prep football playoff action began Wednesday night in all classes.


Vikings Could See RG3

Robert Griffin III's practice status has been upgraded, but it's still not certain when he will make his first start in his return from an ankle injury.


Royals Force Game Seven

There will be one more game to complete the 2014 baseball season and crown a World Series champion.

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South Dakota Begins Playoffs

The first round of high school football playoffs in South Dakota began Tuesday night with games in five of the seven classes.


Huskers Get Respect

The college football playoff committee's first poll is out and Nebraska has more respect from them than the Associated Press.


Rubio, T-Wolves Ready For Season

Ricky Rubio has put together a strong preseason as the deadline for extending his contract nears.


GPAC Rewards Best

Weekly awards for volleyball and soccer were announced by the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tuesday.

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Twins Prospect Hurt

The Minnesota Twins' top pick in the 2011 draft has dislocated a finger while diving for a ball in the Arizona Fall League.


MVFC Continues Reign

Six Missouri Valley Football Conference teams remain in the FCS football coaches poll top 25 which is headed by North Dakota State.


Coyotes Add FBS Foe

.University of South Dakota’s football team will travel to The Golden State to take on the Golden Bears of University of California, Berkeley on Sept. 3, 2016 in what will be the season opener for both teams.


GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has named its football Players of the Week, including a pair of Morningside gridders.


Husker Star Honored

Nebraska's Heisman Trophy candidate Ameer Abdullah is this week's Player of the Week on offense in the Big Ten Conference.


Timberwolves Drop Barea

The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached a buyout agreement with veteran guard J.J. Barea to get down to the roster limit of 15 players.


Bumgarner Silences Royals

Madison Bumgarner smothered the Kansas City Royals for the second time, pitching a four-hitter that led the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 victory Sunday night and a 3-2 World Series lead.


Vikings Scoop Up OT Win

Anthony Barr forced a fumble on the first play of overtime and returned it 27 yards to score, giving the Minnesota Vikings a 19-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Huskers Win , Lose Ground

Despite posting another victory Saturday, Nebraska fell one spot in this week's Associated Press college football poll.


Chiefs Run Over Rams

Jamaal Charles ran for two touchdowns, Knile Davis returned a kick 99 yards for another score and the Kansas City Chiefs trounced the St. Louis Rams 34-7 on Sunday.

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South Dakota Highway Rated Safe

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Captain John Broers is District Commander for the Motor Carrier Division of the State Highway Patrol.

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Program Promotes Business Development

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One Million Cups could lead to some significant business development.

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Pipeline Certification To Be Opened Up

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The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission will allow forty three people and organizations to have a say in the certification process for the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Johnson Returns Home

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South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson came full circle with a welcome home ceremony in Vermillion yesterday.

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Penalty Money Comes To Iowa

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Over the past two years Iowa organizations have received more than 400-thousand dollars of the penalty money Penn State University paid the N-C-Double-A after one of its assistant football coaches was found guilty of child sex abuse.