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Royals Walk Off Twins

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.

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Timberwolves Introduce Newcomers

Andrew Wiggins and the rest of the new Timberwolves got a warm welcome to Minnesota at the state fair.

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Joseph On Way Back

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph is on track to play in the season opener, less than a month after he was shot in the leg.

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Jacks Add Cyclone Star

South Dakota State head wrestling coach Chris Bono announced the hiring of Jon Reader as an assistant coach.

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Royals Slip Against Yankees

Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

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Cassel Gets The Nod

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has named veteran Matt Cassel as the team's starting quarterback for the season opener against the St. Louis Rams.

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Wayne State Names Coach

Wayne State College Director of Athletics Mike Powicki announced that Shelli Manson has been named the new head softball coach for the Wildcats.

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Vikings To Help Schools

The Minnesota Vikings are partnering with the NFL and TRIA Orthopaedic to ensure that every public high school in Minneapolis and St. Paul will have an athletic trainer on the sideline for football games and practices this fall.

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Vikings To Face Ponder?

Could the Minnesota Vikings open the 2014 season facing their 2013 starting quarterback?

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Twins Split Hit Filled Series

Victor Martinez homered and had four RBIs, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 13-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.

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Former Twin Slows Royals

Scott Baker won as a starter for the first time in more than three years and the Texas Rangers beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.

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Sparkman Sparks Coyotes

A hat trick by junior Rebecca Sparkman within the first 20 minutes of the game helped South Dakota defeat the College of Saint Mary 4-0 on Sunday at the USD Sports Complex.

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Vikings Win Third Straight

The Vikings' Matt Cassel threw for 152 yards and a touchdown in his return to Kansas City, and Minnesota rolled to a 30-12 victory over the Chiefs in a preseason game Saturday night.

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Vargas, Hughes Lead Twins

Kennys Vargas homered and sparked rallies with two other hits, leading the Minnesota Twins past Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Thursday.

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Vikings Prepare For Chiefs

Adrian Peterson missed Minnesota Vikings practice for the second straight day, but the team does expect the star running back to make the trip to Kansas City this weekend.

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Coach Stig Earns Ginn Award

South Dakota State University head football coach John Stiegelmeier has been named the 2014 recipient of the Ralph Ginn Award for Coaching Excellence.

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Time For Timberwolves Deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade.

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Summit Teams Chasing Denver

South Dakota and South Dakota State will need improved seasons to challenge the favorites in this season's Summit League Volleyball race.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.