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Royals Roll On

Alcides Escobar had three hits and scored twice and Jeremy Guthrie pitched six effective innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Thursday night

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TCU Takes Out LSU

Trey Teakell pitched 4 1/3 innings of no-hit relief, Dane Steinhagen drove in three runs and TCU defeated LSU 8-4 in a College World Series elimination game Thursday night.

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Twins Minor Leaguer Suspended

Daulin Ramirez of the Minnesota Twins has been suspended 72 games following a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program.

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Peterson Speaks Out

Adrian Peterson has been back with the Minnesota Vikings for nearly a month now and facing life after suspension.

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Milone, Twins Slow Cards

Tommy Milone gave up one run in seven innings and the Minnesota Twins squeaked out a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

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Royals Win Again

Joe Blanton picked up his first victory in nearly two years with five solid innings and Alcides Escobar equaled his career high with four RBIs as the Kansas City Royals pounded the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Wednesday night.

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Gators Oust Canes

Harrison Bader led off the game with the first of Florida's four home runs, Alex Faedo and two relievers combined on a four-hitter, and the Gators knocked Miami out of the College World Series with a 10-2 win Wednesday night.

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Timberwolves Unveil Facility

The Minnesota Timberwolves held a grand opening for their shiny new downtown practice facility on Wednesday, hoping that it can help end a decade of futility in the NBA.

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USD Announces Staff Changes

University of South Dakota Director of Athletics David Herbster is reorganizing his administration and promoting current staff members in the process.

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Another Day, Another 3-2 Loss

Two days in St. Louis brought the Minnesota Twins rain delays and a pair of losses by the same score.

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Twins Draftee CWS Hero

Zander Wiel's home run leading off the seventh inning broke up Alex Young's no-hit bid and Vanderbilt defeated TCU 1-0 in the College World Series on Tuesday night.

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LSU Ousts Fullerton

Alex Lange pitched his second complete game in three starts and LSU knocked Cal State Fullerton out of the College World Series with a 5-3 win on Tuesday.

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Vikings Drop Mays

The Minnesota Vikings have released safety Taylor Mays.

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Chiefs Juggle Roster

The Chiefs released wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers and offensive lineman Kelvin Palmer and signed offensive lineman Tavon Rooks before the start of their mandatory minicamp Tuesday.

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Twins Edged In St. Louis

Yadier Molina homered and John Lackey worked eight strong innings for the St. Louis Cardinals, who won their fourth in a row with a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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Royals Stretch Division Lead

Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run homer, and normally lights-out reliever Greg Holland struggled in the ninth before the Kansas City Royals held off the Milwaukee Brewers for an 8-5 win Monday night.

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Busy Day At CWS

Three one-run games made for a busy and thrilling day at the College World Series in Omaha.

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Vikings Stadium Gets Name

The Minnesota Vikings will play in U.S. Bank Stadium starting next season, per a 20-year exclusive naming rights agreement with the banking giant.

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Gopher Guard Will Sit Out

One of Minnesota's top incoming freshmen has been denied medical clearance to play for the team.

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Twins Snap Losing Skid

Byron Buxton went 0 for 4 in his major league debut, but scored the winning run in the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.

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