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Huskers Back In Poll

After dropping from the poll last week, Nebraska has returned to the Associated Press Top 25 football poll.

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Twins Snap Skid

Rookie Trevor May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Sunday to end a four-game losing streak.

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Royals Lose Ground

Daniel Nava hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts added a three-run shot and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the skidding Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Sunday.

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Weak Hitting Twins Drop Two

Rookie T.J. House pitched seven sharp innings, Carlos Santana homered and drove in both runs and the Cleveland Indians completed a doubleheader sweep with a 2-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.

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Royals Lead Narrows

The last-place Boston Red Sox took advantage of three critical errors by the first-place Kansas City Royals, pulling away late in a 6-3 victory Thursday night.

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Jacks Seek Road Win

Two teams that qualified for the 2013 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs will square off Saturday as nationally ranked South Dakota State travels to Southern Utah.

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Showdown On Tap In Iowa

The Cy-Hawk series is renewed Saturday as Iowa plays host to Iowa State in football.

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Huskers Hit The Road

After two home wins, Nebraska hits the road for the first time in football action Saturday night at Fresno State.

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Twins To Play Two

The game between the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians scheduled for Wednesday night was postponed because of rain.

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Royals Take Over Lead

James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.

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Buddies Meet In Viking-Pats Game

Tom Brady and Matt Cassel have been close friends for going on 10 years now.

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Coyote Coach Going “Home”

The University of South Dakota football team is preparing to meet a team that the Coyotes' current coach led to a national championship in 2001.

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GPAC Names Top Runners

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its weekly awards for the league's top cross country runners.

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Big Inning Wins For Twins

Oswaldo Arcia's two-run homer capped Minnesota's four-run fourth inning against Trevor Bauer, and the Twins dented Cleveland's playoff hopes with a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night.

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Tigers Catch Royals

Max Scherzer escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fifth, Rajai Davis and J.D. Martinez homered, and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 4-2 on Tuesday night.

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Gophers Hope To Have QB

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill says quarterback Mitch Leidner is practicing this week in hopes of playing against TCU on Saturday.

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Jackrabbit, Coyote Honored

Weekly cross country honors in the Summit League include athletes from South Dakota State and the University of South Dakota this week.

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Twins Get 2015 Schedule

The Minnesota Twins are set up for fewer postponed games in 2015, even if the spring weather is cold and soggy again.

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Royals Lead Down To One

Torii Hunter had two of his three hits in a six-run third inning and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 9-5 Monday to move within a game of the American League Central-leading Royals.

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Vikings Release Sanford

The Minnesota Vikings have released sixth-year safety Jamarca Sanford.

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The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group released the monthly survey of economic indicators throughout the Midwest.

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A recent analysis of an increase in the minimum wage finds that workers making more than minimum wage could also see upward pressure on their income.

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South Dakota Infant Death Rate Down in 2013

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The number of babies that died during their first year of life was down in 2013.

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El Nino Could Mean More Winter Moisture

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South Dakota State Climatologist Dennis Todey says the coming winter could be a wet one with milder temperatures.

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Changes To Iowa Snap Program

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It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.