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3 weeks ago

Cyclones Upset Number One

Georges Niang scored 22 points, Monte Morris added 20 and No. 19 Iowa State beat top-ranked Oklahoma 82-77 on Monday night, its first win over a No. 1 team since toppling Wilt Chamberlain's Kansas Jayhawks in 1957.


3 weeks ago

Former Jacks Join Northwestern Staff

Northwestern College Athletic Director Earl Woudstra has announced the hiring of its football coordinators who will serve under head coach Matt McCarty.


3 weeks ago

Pederson Makes It Official

Doug Pederson has officially become head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles after serving as Andy Reid's offensive coordinator at Kansas City the last three seasons.


3 weeks ago

Cain Gets New Deal

The Royals finalized their $17.5 million, two-year deal with Lorenzo Cain on Monday, buying out the All-Star outfielder's final two years of arbitration.


4 weeks ago

Jacks Stretch Home Streak

George Marshall and Deondre Parks combined for 54 points as South Dakota State extended its home winning streak to 24 with a 92-76 win over Fort Wayne Thursday at Frost Arena.


4 weeks ago

Hawkeyes Rout Michigan State

Peter Jok scored 19 of his 23 points in the first half to help No. 16 Iowa build a huge lead and the Hawkeyes went on to rout No. 4 Michigan State 76-59 on Thursday night.


4 weeks ago

USD Women Survive Double OT

South Dakota senior guard Nicole Seekamp drained a game-tying bucket at the regulation horn and stole a pass to seal a South Dakota 96-94 win over North Dakota State at the end of the second overtime period Thursday in Fargo.


4 weeks ago

Twins Ink Milone

Left-hander Tommy Milone and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract, a deal that avoids salary arbitration.


4 weeks ago

Griffen To Pro Bowl

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been selected as a replacement to the Pro Bowl.


4 weeks ago

Vikings Fill Coaching Spot

The Minnesota Vikings have hired former Miami Dolphins coach Tony Sparano to supervise their offensive line.


4 weeks ago

SDSU Women Pull Away For Win

The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team outscored Fort Wayne 18-8 in the fourth quarter and recorded a 61-42 win Wednesday night in Summit League action in the Gates Sports Center.


4 weeks ago

Coyote Rally Comes Up Short

South Dakota fought back from 16 points down in the second half only to see its last second shot from point blank range roll around and out in a 66-65 loss at North Dakota State Wednesday.


4 weeks ago

Timberwolves Drop Eighth Straight

James Harden had 27 points and 11 assists and the Houston Rockets got their season-high fifth straight win, 107-104 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.


4 weeks ago

Former Husker Found Dead

Former Nebraska star running back Lawrence Phillips has been found dead in his California prison cell and officials say they suspect suicide.

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4 weeks ago

USD To Meet New Mexico

The University of South Dakota football team will open next season against New Mexico.


4 weeks ago

Comfort For Blair Walsh

After many Minnesota Vikings fans ripped kicker Blair Walsh for missing a 27-yard field goal that could have given the team a win in Sunday's playoff game, some first-graders used it as a lesson in empathy.

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4 weeks ago

Vikings Fire Assistant Coach

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has fired offensive line coach Jeff Davidson following a season of struggles at the position that began with two veteran starters landing on injured reserve.


4 weeks ago

Huskers Top Gophers

Shavon Shields scored 19 of his 24 points in the first half and Nebraska rolled to an 84-59 win over Minnesota on Tuesday night.


4 weeks ago

GPAC Honors Weekly Best

Standout performances by basketball players from Mount Marty and Nebraska Wesleyan have earned them weekly honors in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.


4 weeks ago

Wieneke In Fab 50

South Dakota State University wide receiver Jake Wieneke was named Tuesday to the 2015 Fabulous Fifty FCS All-America Team by College Sporting News.

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Yankton School Board Gets Facility Study Update

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The Yankton School Board got an update at their meeting last night on the facilities improvement study that is underway.

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Avera Sacred Heart Cardiac Rehabilitation Recertified

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The Cardiac Rehabilitation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton were recently re certified after undergoing a peer-reviewed accreditation process.

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Yankton County Commission; Budget Reserve Fading

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Both Governor Dennis Daugaard and state legislators are telling counties to “be patient” as dollars from new taxes and fees imposed last year continue to flow down to local governments.

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SD Legislators Attempting to Deal with Trans-Gender Issues

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The South Dakota House last week approved HB1008, a bill that would restrict trans-gender students’ access to bathrooms in public schools, by a margin of 58 to 10.

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SD Legislators Get First Look at Sales Tax Bill

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The bill containing the Governors funding plan for teacher pay and increased sales taxes will be up for debate in a South Dakota House committee today.