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Injured Viking Returns

Defensive tackle Linval Joseph has rejoined the Minnesota Vikings after being shot in the leg at a bar, and he is expected to recover in time for the start of the regular season.

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SDSU Rates Top Ten

The South Dakota State University football team will enter the 2014 season with a pair of top-10 preseason rankings as the Jackrabbits checked in at No. 10 in the Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision preseason poll.

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Close Vote In NSIC

The University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs were selected by the league coaches as the overall and north division preseason favorite in the NSIC in 2014.

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Morningside GPAC Favorite

The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) held their 15th annual football media day and released the coaches' and media preseason polls.

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Twins Blanked In Oakland

Jon Lester pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Thursday night.

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Royals Close In

Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 19 batters in Kansas City's first complete game this season, and the Royals beat Arizona 6-2 on Thursday night for a three-game interleague sweep of the Diamondbacks.

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Love To Join Lebron

The Kevin Love deal is closer to reality.

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Huskers Lose Starter

Nebraska defensive back Charles Jackson will undergo season-ending surgery on his left knee.

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U of M Shuns Washington Nickname

The University of Minnesota says it's working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins' nickname from being used when the two teams play on campus in November.

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Twins Let One Get Away

Center fielder Alexi Amarista made a game-saving catch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Seth Smith followed with a solo homer in the 10th to lift the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.

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Royals Win Another Series

Mike Moustakas homered and drove in four runs, Yordano Ventura pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 Wednesday night to win their fifth straight series.

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Jacks Win Again In Brazil

The South Dakota State men's basketball team moved to 2-1 in their Brazilian tour with a hard-fought 86-73 win over Prefeitura de Jacareí, a team in the A2, or second-tier pro league in Brazil.

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SDSU Wrestling Earns Honor

South Dakota State wrestling has been named the Best of Brand Gold Standard award recipient by the National Wrestling Coaches Association, in coordination with Elite Level Sport Marketing.

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Husker “Hero” Has Relapse

The 8-year-old who received national attention for his touchdown run in the 2013 Nebraska spring football game has had a recurrence of brain cancer.

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Vargas Homer Rallies Twins

Kennys Vargas hit a three-run homer in his first home game for Minnesota, powering the Twins past Jesse Hahn and the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night.

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Royals Batter Diamondbacks

Billy Butler had a three-run homer among his four hits, Nori Aoki hit a grand slam and the Kansas City Royals gave Danny Duffy some rare run support by bashing the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-2 on Tuesday night

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Jacks Get Win In Brazil

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team rebounded from a tough loss on Monday with a dominating 103-50 win on Tuesday over Club de Regatas Campineiro, a U22 team in Campinas, Brazil, a city within the state of São Paulo.

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Hammon Makes History

Former Rapid City Stevens prep basketball standout Becky Hammon is taking another major step in her professional career.

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Hawkeyes Add New Positions

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has established a personnel and recruiting division within the Hawkeyes coaching staff.

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SDSU Tenth In FCS Poll

The South Dakota State University football team will enter the 2014 season ranked 10th in the preseason FCS Coaches Poll, which was released Monday.

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Democrats Demand Subpoenas

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South Dakota democratic legislative leaders held a news conference in Sioux Falls to ask for a broader investigation into the EB-5 economic development program.

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House Candidates Face Off

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The two candidates for South Dakota’s lone US House seat met in the first forum at Dakotafest in Mitchell yesterday.

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Nebraska To Vote On Minimum Wage Increase

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The minimum wage initiative will be on the Nebraska ballot this fall.

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Nebraska Economic Indicator Drops

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Nebraska's leading economic indicator dropped for the first time in six months after the latest survey results.

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Hundreds Could Lose Insurance

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Hundreds of people in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota face losing their Federal Health Insurance Marketplace coverage.