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Trevor Plouffe hit his first grand slam in the majors and drove in career-high five runs, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Chicago White Sox 13-3 Sunday for a four-game sweep.

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Weekend Draft For Big 10 Stars

Rounds two through seven of the NFL draft over the weekend brought calls to several Big 10 football stars.

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Zenner, USD Pair NFL Signees

Former South Dakota State University standout running back Zach Zenner announced Saturday night that he has received an offer to join the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent.

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Tigers Top Royals

Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Anibal Sanchez carried a perfect game into the sixth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series.

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Wild Fall Two Behind

Patrick Kane scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 30 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

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Coyotes Top Summit Golf

South Dakota’s men’s golf team erased an 11-stroke deficit and passed two teams Sunday at La Parisima Golf Course to win the program’s first Summit League Championship.

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Concordia Claims Title

Seventh seed Concordia swept fifth seed Morningside in the 2015 GPAC Softball Tournament Championship series on Saturday downing the Mustangs 7-3 and 6-5 in Sioux City, Iowa.

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GPAC Track Crowns Decided

The Doane College women and Concordia University men claimed team titles on Saturday at the 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

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Augie Falls In Title Game

For the second straight year, Augustana and Winona State met in the NSIC/US Bank Softball Tournament Championship game.

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Vikings Grab Defensive Back

The Minnesota Vikings have selected Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes with the 11th overall pick in the NFL draft.

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Hawkeye Lineman Picked Early

The Washington Redskins have taken Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff with the Number 5 pick in the first round of the NFL draft.

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Dozier, Twins Rock Sox

Brian Dozier had a homer and four RBIs and the Minnesota Twins roughed up Chicago ace Chris Sale in a 12-2 victory over the White Sox on Thursday night.

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Fien On The Shelf

The Minnesota Twins have put right-handed reliever Casey Fien on the disabled list because of a right shoulder strain.

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Coyote Earns All League

The Summit League has announced its 2014-15 men’s golf all-league teams, including the top performer for South Dakota.

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Wiggins NBA’s Top Rookie

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins will be named NBA rookie of the year Thursday.

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Tigers Outslug Twins

Miguel Cabrera hit two of Detroit's four home runs during a powerful rally in the Tigers' 10-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.

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SDSU Women Add Recruit

South Dakota State University head women’s basketball coach Aaron Johnston announced the addition of Ena Viso (E-na VI-so) Wednesday, as Viso signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Jackrabbits next season.

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Twins Minor Leaguer Suspended

Minnesota Twins right-hander Adrian Salcedo has been suspended 80 games for violating baseball's minor league drug program.

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Royals Fall To Cleveland

Jason Kipnis homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians snap a four-game losing streak with a 7-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

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Pelfrey Strong In Twins Win

Mike Pelfrey turned in his second consecutive strong start, Kurt Suzuki had two hits and the go-ahead single in the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Tuesday night.

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Iowa Lawmakers Work Ahead of Holiday

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Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Allow Illegal Children to Have Licences

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State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.

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Nebraska Governor Please with Spending Plan

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.

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South Dakota Senator Recognizes Air Veterans

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In honor of the Memorial Day observance, South Dakota Senator John Thune made a floor speech recognizing the air aces of American military forces.

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Increased Patrol on I-90 Memorial Day Weekend

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Law enforcement agencies in South Dakota and Minnesota will be out in full force this weekend along Interstate 90.