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Hughes In Record Performance

Phil Hughes set a single-season major league record for strikeout-to-walk ratio, pitching eight strong innings for the Minnesota Twins in a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on a wet Wednesday afternoon.

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Season Ends For Plouffe

Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe's season has ended a few days early, because of a broken left forearm.

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Royals Lose Ground

Yan Gomes hit a three-run homer and the Cleveland Indians stayed in the AL wild-card chase for at least one more day with a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

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Cassel Done For Year

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel is out for the season with broken bones in his left foot.

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UNO Adds To Hall

A class of two men and two women will be inducted into the Nebraska-Omaha Athletics Hall of Fame next month.

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Gibson Leads Twins To Win

Kyle Gibson matched a career high with eight strikeouts and the Minnesota Twins beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-3 on Tuesday night.

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Royals Keep Pressure On

Rookie Yordano Ventura blanked Cleveland for seven innings as the Kansas City Royals kept pressure on first-place Detroit in the AL Central with a 7-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.

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Zenner Gets National Award

South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner was named Tuesday to the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for his community service efforts.

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Big Ten Looking Better

The Big Ten is coming off its best week of non-conference play in six years with wins in 12 out of 13 games.

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GPAC Names Weekly Best

The top performers in soccer and volleyball have been given weekly honors by the Great Plains Athletic Association.

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Twins Lose To D-Backs

Josh Collmenter pitched six strong innings for his career-best 11th win, Mark Trumbo homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Monday night.

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Royals Gain Ground

Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central.

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GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has named its football Players of the Week.

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MVFC Adds To Poll

Seven Missouri Valley Football Conference schools are ranked in the FCS coaches poll this week, which is a league record.

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Vikings Face Injuries

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is scheduled to have surgery on Tuesday on a sports hernia that is expected to keep him out of action for about six weeks.

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Help On The Way

The Minnesota Twins say first baseman-designated hitter Kennys Vargas and right-hander Jose Berrios have won the team's minor league player and pitcher of the year honors.

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Coyote Earns Weekly Honors

Senior defensive specialist Riley Haug was named the Summit League’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week in a league release on Monday.

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Vikings Lose Game, Quarterback

Week three of the NFL season brought bad news for the Vikings that included another loss on the field and an injury to their starting quarterback.

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Huskers On The Move

Nebraska's 41-31 win over Miami Saturday has earned the Huskers another move up the ladder in the Associated Press Football Poll.

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Coyote Earns Weekly Honors

South Dakota's upset of nationally ranked Northern Arizona Saturday produced the Missouri Valley Football Conference defensive Player of the Week.

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Changes To Iowa Snap Program

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It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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Iowa Lottery Moving To New Building

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The head of the Iowa Lottery says his agency's move into a new building is still scheduled to happen before the end of the year.

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Heineman Names Nelson Lt. Governor

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says many factors led him to choose state Senator John Nelson, an attorney from Omaha, as his lieutenant governor for the final three months of his administration.

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Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference Boosts Interest in Clean Energy

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The Wind and Solar Conference in La Vista offers a large pool of resources for anyone interested in clean energy development.

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CNA Training Program Aimed at Boosting Labor Pool

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The Rural Rewards Program offers CNA certification to students in hopes to boost health care work force.