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Royals Swept By Sox

Jon Lester allowed no earned runs for the third time in four starts, and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-0 win Sunday.


Jacks Set Basketball Schedule

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team released its 2014-15 schedule which includes 13 home games, along with a game on Nov. 30, at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls against Florida Gulf Coast.


Husker Earns Roster Spot

Nebraska sophomore Tai Webster was named to New Zealand’s 14-player traveling squad Saturday night, as the team continues preparations for the FIBA World Cup in late August.


Mauer Remains Sidelined

The Minnesota Twins still aren't sure when first baseman Joe Mauer will return to the lineup.


Twins Get Back To Work

The Minnesota Twins return to post All Star game action this weekend as they host the Tampa Bay Rays at Target Field.


New College Poll Nears

A new college football poll this season will have weekly input from some Midwest veteran sports reporters.


Summit League Releases Slate

The Summit League announced its 2015 men's basketball schedule today with each of the nine teams slated to play a 16-game double round-robin schedule beginning Friday, Jan. 2.


Huskers Set Fan Day

Fans will have their first chance to see the 2014 Husker football team at the annual Nebraska Football Fan Day presented by U.S. Cellular on Friday, Aug. 1.


Augie Players Earn Honors

Augustana's Jake Lee and Ben Skelly have been named preseason first team All-America by USA College Football.


Lynx Set Attendance Mark

Maya Moore scored 32 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat Tulsa 93-82 Wednesday in front of a record regular season crowd.


Perkins Closes Out A.L. Win

Minnesota Twins' closer Glen Perkins pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn the save in the American League 5-3 victory over the National League in Tuesday's All Star Game.


Miller Back With Lebron

A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent Mike Miller has agreed to a 2-year, $5.5 million contract with the Cavaliers, re-uniting him with superstar LeBron James.


T-Wolves Talking Love Trade

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have restarted trade talks for All-Star forward Kevin Love.


Augie Adds Assistant

Augustana College head men's basketball coach Tom Billeter announced the hiring of Collin Authier as an assistant coach.


Kluwe Suing Vikings

Chris Kluwe's lawyer says the former Minnesota Vikings punter intends to sue the team over his allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach.


Hochstein Among Nebraska Honorees

All-American and 12-year NFL veteran Russ Hochstein join Nebraska’s all-time leading tackler Barrett Ruud in a group of four Huskers being inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 2014


Twins Duo Await All Star Action

A pair of Minnesota Twins will hope to help the American League in Tuesday night's All Star game at Target Field.


Hometown Heroes Come Up Short

Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.


Summit Sets WBB Slate

The Summit League has announced its 2014-15 women's basketball schedule.


Coyotes Set Swimming Schedule

Home and away duals with in-state rival South Dakota State and a home opener against Minnesota State highlight the 2014-15 swimming and diving schedule released by head coach Jason Mahowald.

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