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Timberwolves Release Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived Ukrainian center Kyrylo Fesenko.


Vikings Lose Heartbreaker

Kyle Orton hit Sammy Watkins on a 2-yard touchdown for the winning score with 1 second remaining as the Buffalo Bills beat the Minnesota Vikings 17-16 on Sunday.


Chiefs Escape With Win

Cairo Santos kicked a 48-yard field goal field goal with 21 seconds left and the Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 23-20 Sunday, snapping the Chargers' five-game winning streak.


Huskers Gain Three Spots

Nebraska moved up to #16 in the latest Associated Press Football Poll following Saturday's win over Northwestern.


Timberwolves Score Win

Mo Williams scored 19 points in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 112-94 exhibition victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night.


Wild West Coast Letdown

Jonathan Quick made 40 saves and Tyler Toffoli had a goal and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings' fourth straight victory, 2-1 over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.


Hughes Gets Twins Top Award

Phil Hughes has been named most valuable player and pitcher of the year for the Minnesota Twins in 2014.


Jacks On The Road

The South Dakota State University football team travels Saturday to Northern Iowa in a key Missouri Valley Football Conference matchup between a pair of nationally ranked squads.


Coyotes Seek Conference Win

South Dakota makes another bid for its first MVFC victory of the season as the Coyotes play at Missouri State Saturday.


Newcomer Leads Big Ten Women

Maryland's first year in the Big Ten Conference will find their women's basketball team at the top of the pre-season league rankings.


NSIC Edge To Concordia

The reigning NSIC/Sanford Health and NCAA Central Region Tournament Champions of Concordia-St. Paul were selected as the 2014-15 NSIC Women's Basketball Preseason Coaches' favorite.


Royals Complete Sweep

The dream goes on for the Kansas City Royals.


Cain Cops ALCS Honors

Lorenzo Cain has been selected MVP of the AL Championship Series after helping the Kansas City Royals to a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 victory Wednesday.


Mankato Unanimous In NSIC

- Minnesota State was the unanimous choice in the 2014-15 NSIC Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches' overall and south division polls.


Vikings Hope To Improve

The Minnesota Vikings offensive line is under siege these days.


GPAC Honors Athletes

The Great Plains Athletic Conference added weekly honors Wednesday for their top athletes in cross country and golf.


GPAC Tabs Football Awards

The week's top football players in the Great Plains Athletic Conference have been announced.


Summit League Releases TV Slate

The Summit League announced a 2014-15 basketball television schedule that includes over 100 regional or national broadcasts.


SDSU, USD Swimmers Honored

South Dakota State’s Alex McLain and South Dakota’s Sam Schutt were named the Men’s and Women’s Swimmers of the Week for their performances Sept. 28 – Oct. 13.


GPAC Honors Volleyball Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has released its weekly award winners for volleyball.

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