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Royals Lose Ground

Daniel Nava hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts added a three-run shot and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the skidding Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Sunday.

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Weak Hitting Twins Drop Two

Rookie T.J. House pitched seven sharp innings, Carlos Santana homered and drove in both runs and the Cleveland Indians completed a doubleheader sweep with a 2-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.

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Royals Lead Narrows

The last-place Boston Red Sox took advantage of three critical errors by the first-place Kansas City Royals, pulling away late in a 6-3 victory Thursday night.

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Jacks Seek Road Win

Two teams that qualified for the 2013 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs will square off Saturday as nationally ranked South Dakota State travels to Southern Utah.

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Showdown On Tap In Iowa

The Cy-Hawk series is renewed Saturday as Iowa plays host to Iowa State in football.

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Huskers Hit The Road

After two home wins, Nebraska hits the road for the first time in football action Saturday night at Fresno State.

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Twins To Play Two

The game between the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians scheduled for Wednesday night was postponed because of rain.

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Royals Take Over Lead

James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.

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Buddies Meet In Viking-Pats Game

Tom Brady and Matt Cassel have been close friends for going on 10 years now.

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Coyote Coach Going “Home”

The University of South Dakota football team is preparing to meet a team that the Coyotes' current coach led to a national championship in 2001.

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GPAC Names Top Runners

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its weekly awards for the league's top cross country runners.

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Big Inning Wins For Twins

Oswaldo Arcia's two-run homer capped Minnesota's four-run fourth inning against Trevor Bauer, and the Twins dented Cleveland's playoff hopes with a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night.

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Tigers Catch Royals

Max Scherzer escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fifth, Rajai Davis and J.D. Martinez homered, and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 4-2 on Tuesday night.

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Gophers Hope To Have QB

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill says quarterback Mitch Leidner is practicing this week in hopes of playing against TCU on Saturday.

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Jackrabbit, Coyote Honored

Weekly cross country honors in the Summit League include athletes from South Dakota State and the University of South Dakota this week.

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Twins Get 2015 Schedule

The Minnesota Twins are set up for fewer postponed games in 2015, even if the spring weather is cold and soggy again.

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Royals Lead Down To One

Torii Hunter had two of his three hits in a six-run third inning and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 9-5 Monday to move within a game of the American League Central-leading Royals.

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Vikings Release Sanford

The Minnesota Vikings have released sixth-year safety Jamarca Sanford.

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Wesleyan Players Sweep Awards

Three players from Dakota Wesleyan University took home the weekly Great Plains Athletic Conference football awards.

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Coyote Earns Weekly Honors

South Dakota senior middle blocker Melissa Firtko was named The Summit League’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week after tying the school block record for a three-set match in the Coyotes sweep of Tulane last Friday.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.