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Royals Hope To Build Off 2014

After closing out last season with a game seven loss in the World Series, the Kansas City Royals hope to build on the experience.

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Huskers Begin Final Week

Nebraska will hold football practices Monday and Wednesday as final tuneups for the annual Spring Game on Saturday.

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Jacks Fall In Key Series

Oral Roberts pulled away in the late innings, defeating South Dakota State, 9-2, in the decisive game of a three-game Summit League baseball series Sunday afternoon at Erv Huether Field.

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Coyotes Best In Region

The South Dakota track and field teams swept South Dakota State, North Dakota and Omaha in The Duels at Howard Wood Field on Saturday.

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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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