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Spring Fling Nearing End

Mike Napoli had a two-run homer in a seven-run sixth, and the Boston Red Sox beat Minnesota 8-5 on Thursday night after Twins starter Ervin Santana turned in five scoreless innings of one-hit ball.

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Vikings Add Pair

The Minnesota Vikings have signed quarterback Mike Kafka and defensive end Caesar Rayford.

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T-Wolves Center On Shelf

Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic will have surgery on the Achilles tendon on his right foot.

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Wild A Goal Short

J.T. Miller scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Wild on Thursday night that clinched the Metropolitan Division title.

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Augustana In Cup Chase

Augustana College ranks 14th in the final winter release of the 2014-15 Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings.

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UNI Locks Up Jacobson

Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson has agreed to stay with the Panthers for another decade.

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Raptors Rout Timberwolves

Lou Williams scored 18 points to lead a balanced Toronto offense as the Raptors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-99 on Wednesday.

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Hughes Makes Final Tuneup

Phil Hughes and Clay Buchholz each had their final spring training tuneups as the Minnesota Twins and a Boston Red Sox split squad played to a 4-4 tie in nine innings.

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Former Twins Coach Dies

Riccardo Ingram, a longtime minor league coach in the Minnesota Twins organization and a former football and baseball star at Georgia Tech, has died at the age of 48 following his second battle with brain cancer.

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Coyotes Add Assistants

University of South Dakota Head Football Coach Joe Glenn has added Marty Biagi and South Dakota alum Collin Prosser to his coaching staff. Biagi will coach cornerbacks. Prosser will coach tight ends and offensive tackles.

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Beathard Ready To Lead

Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard says the Hawkeyes are "his team" now that former starter Jake Rudock is set to transfer.

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Summit Attendance Rates High

The Summit League owns the highest session attendance mark of any NCAA Division I postseason conference this season.

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Second Husker Departs

Nebraska guard Tarin Smith has announced he's transferring, making him the second player to leave the program in two days.

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Twins Top Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka gave up three runs in 4 1-3 innings Tuesday and declared himself healthy and ready for the season following the New York Yankees' 3-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins.

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USD Standouts Honored

South Dakota junior Amber Eichkorn and senior Cody Snyder have been named Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week for the period ended March 29, as released by the league office on Tuesday.

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Coyote Earns Weekly Award

South Dakota junior Yvon Minogue was named the Summit League Softball Co-Player of the Week.

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Twins Shaping Up Bullpen

The Minnesota Twins have added right-hander Blaine Boyer to their 40-man roster, saving a spot for him in their bullpen for the regular season.

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Red Sox Hammer Twins

Mike Napoli started a seven-run fourth inning with a broken-bat homer and Justin Masterson allowed one run in 5 2-3 innings as the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 14-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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T-Wolves Lose At Home

Gordon Hayward scored 22 points, reserve Trey Burke had 19 and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Monday night.

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Augie Star Adds To Honors

Augustana women's basketball senior Shaunteva Ashley was named to the 2015 Women's Division II Bulletin All-America First Team in a release by the association on Monday

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Minnesota Legislature Continues Budget Discussion

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Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Dallas County

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Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.

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Nebraska Continues Death Penalty Debate

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Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.

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Bill to Repeal Mandatory Prison Sentences Passes Nebraska Legislature

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Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.

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Red Cross Takes Fire Prevention To Homes

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The American Red Cross recently made a few house calls in Yankton.