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Joe Mauer and Eduardo Escobar each hit run-scoring doubles to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.
Top-seeded South Dakota State scored a season-high 50 first half points to cruise to an 87-50 win over No. 8 seed Western Illinois in quarterfinals of The Summit League Championships.
South Dakota State advanced to The Summit League Championship semifinals for the fifth time in six championships with a 79-61 win over No. 7 seeded Denver Saturday.
Nicole Seekamp scored a season-high 25 points as top-seeded South Dakota christened Denny Sanford PREMIER Center with a 78-70 win against eighth-seeded Fort Wayne Saturday in the first game of the Summit League Tournament.
South Dakota State and North Dakota State swept the major awards in basketball from the Summit League Thursday.
University of South Dakota coach Amy Williams is the women's basketball Coach of the Year in the Summit League and some of her players also received honors from the conference Thursday.
Torii Hunter drove in a run in his first plate appearance with the Minnesota Twins in eight years, helping defeat the Boston Red Sox 9-8 on Thursday night.
Natalie Romeo hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 win over Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.
The Nebraska girls high school basketball tournament opened Thursday in Lincoln with games in all six classes.
Action in four classes highlighted Thursday's action at the Iowa girls high school basketball tourney.
Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor could have made it easier on his former college team if his B squad wasn't so good.
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed with the Buffalo Bills to trade quarterback Matt Cassel next week for an undisclosed draft pick.
Rayvonte Rice scored 23 and led Illinois to a badly needed win over Nebraska Wednesday, 69-57.
The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced year end honors for men's and women's basketball.
The NCAA has announced the participants that will compete in the 2015 NCAA men's and women's indoor track and field championships, including three Summit League athletes.
Kenneth Faried had 18 points and 14 rebounds to help the Denver Nuggets win their second straight since firing coach Brian Shaw, 100-85 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Wednesday's action in the Iowa girls high school basketball tourney included results in three classes.
Third-seeded Midland continued to play the role of spoiler, as they upset top-seed Morningside, 89-67, in the title game of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men's Basketball Tournament.
Concordia snapped Morningside's 39-game home winning streak with an 80-72 win in the title game of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Postseason Basketball Tournament.
Augustana men's basketball won its third game in as many days to capture the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament with a 98-82 victory over MSU Moorhead (32-3) on Tuesday night at the Sanford Pentagon.