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Royals Sweep Rays

Alcides Escobar hit a bases-loaded double, Alex Gordon matched a career high with four RBIs and the Kansas City Royals cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, sweeping their day-night doubleheader.


Garnett Will Return

Kevin Garnett is returning for season No. 21.


Sherlock On National Team

Former South Dakota State University football player Jack Sherlock has been selected as a member of the 2015 U.S. Men’s National Team.


SDSU Promotes Assistant Coach

South Dakota State University Director of Athletics Justin Sell announced that Ellie Wilkins has been promoted and will serve as head coach of the Jackrabbit women’s equestrian team during the upcoming 2015-16 season.


Dozier Is Walkoff Hero

Brian Dozier's two-run home run with one out in the 10th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night.


Perkins Makes Star Squad

As of Monday, Glen Perkins is the only Minnesota Twins player schedule to participate in next week's All Star game.


Attendance Up For Summit

The Summit League Men’s Basketball Tournament ranked among the top-10 for highest average attendance during the 2014-15 Division I season according to an NCAA report


Augie, NSIC Draw Good Numbers

Augustana men's and women's basketball both ranked in the top five in NCAA Division II in attendance for the 2014-15 season the NCAA announced on Monday.


T-Wolves Add Euroleague Star

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms with Euroleague MVP Nemanja Bjelica on a three-year contract.


Royals Weathered Out

The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed with tornado warnings in the Kansas City area.


Twins Settle For Split

Eric Hosmer drove in Lorenzo Cain with nobody out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series.


Royals Earn Four Starters

Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.


Former Chiefs Exec Dies

Longtime Chiefs executive Jack Steadman, the architect of the only Super Bowl-winning team in franchise history, has died. He was 86.


Gibson, Twins Blank Royals

Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night.


Timberwolves To Host Scrimmage

The Minnesota Timberwolves will host an open scrimmage at Target Center next week.


UND Star Wins HR Derby

Jeff Campbell of North Dakota won the College Home Run Derby, hitting 10 homers in the finals to easily defeat Wake Forest's Will Craig on Thursday night.

Twins - Trips

Twins Lose Cincy Series

Johnny Cueto made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight innings, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series.


Royals Swept By Astros

Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of a the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night.


Wild Announce Signings

The Minnesota Wild finished a drawn-out negotiation with Mikael Granlund by locking up the center with a two-year deal on Wednesday.


Twins Even Reds Series

Torii Hunter homered again after a long delay at the start of the game, and Phil Hughes got his third straight victory, leading the Minnesota Twins to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.

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