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Coyotes Seek Policy Change

The University of South Dakota can't officially sign its new head football coach until the state Board of Regents temporarily suspends a longstanding policy prohibiting multiyear contracts.

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Gophers Suffer Big 10 Loss

Vince Edwards scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 21 Purdue hang on without freshman standout Caleb Swanigan and beat Minnesota 68-64 on Wednesday night.

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Timberwolves Edged By Thunder

Kevin Durant had 27 points and hit two huge shots in the final two minutes to help the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 126-123 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

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GPAC Names Track Best

The top track and field performers for the past week were recognized by the Great Plains Athletic Conference Wednesday.

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2 weeks ago

Augie Tops National Ratings

For the first time in program history during the regular season, Augustana University men's basketball is ranked No. 1 in the National Association of Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll.

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GPAC Names Weekly Best

Basketball players from Mount Marty and Briar Cliff share the spotlight this week in the Great Plains Athletic Conference weekly awards.

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Jacks, Coyotes Earn Summit Awards

South Dakota State’s Parker Brown was named Summit League Men’s Diver of the Week while South Dakota’s Greysen Hertting earned Women’s Diver of the Week for the week of Jan. 18-24.

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Wild Hire Specialists

The Minnesota Wild have hired for their hockey operations department a pair of analytics specialists who co-founded an advanced statistics website.

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Plouffe Re-Signs With Twins

Third baseman Trevor Plouffe and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $7.25 million, one-year contract to avoid arbitration.

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Vikings Added To Pro Bowl

The Minnesota Vikings are sending three more players to the Pro Bowl.

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Daum Earns Weekly Award

The Summit League named South Dakota State forward Mike Daum as its player of the week on Monday after the redshirt freshman helped lead the Jackrabbits to a pair of key road wins at Oral Roberts and at South Dakota.

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Cyclones Blow Past Kansas

Monte Morris scored 21 points, Georges Niang had 19 and No. 14 Iowa State blew past Kansas 85-72 on Monday night for its fourth straight win.

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Northern Sun Stars Honored

The top basketball players for the week have received their honors from the Northern Sun Conference.

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Timberwolves Fall To Cavs

LeBron James scored 25 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers gave Tyronn Lue his first win as head coach with a 114-107 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.

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Wild Loses Shootout

Anthony Duclair had the only goal in the shootout, rookie Louis Domingue made 34 saves and the Arizona Coyotes came back to beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Monday night.

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Vikings To Hire Coach

A person with direct knowledge of the hire tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have added former Philadelphia offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur to their staff.

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Iowa Adds To Win Streak

Jarrod Uthoff scored 13 of his 22 points in the first half and ninth-ranked Iowa toppled No. 22 Purdue 83-71 Sunday for its ninth straight win.

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2 weeks ago

Jacks Top Coyotes In Showdown

It didn’t look good early, but South Dakota State rallied back to beat South Dakota on Saturday by the score of 79-75, giving head coach Scott Nagy his 400th career win in the Jackrabbits final game in the DakotaDome.

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2 weeks ago

SDSU, USD Women Win

Both South Dakota State and South Dakota women's basketball teams scored home victories on Saturday.

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Summit Tabs Golf Contenders

After finishing third in the 2015 Summit League Championship, the South Dakota State women’s golf team was picked second in 2016 league coaches poll.

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