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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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Vikings Won’t Trade Peterson

Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman says he has "no interest" in trading star running back Adrian Peterson.

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Minnesota Budget Still Under Construction

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State budget negotiations resumed at Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's residence yesterday afternoon.

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Death Penalty Showdown in Nebraska

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Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed legislation passed by the Unicameral that would repeal the death penalty.

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Bill to Allow Packer Ownership of Livestock Advances

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Meat packers would be able to own hogs and contract with Nebraska producers under a bill advancing in the Unicameral.

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Service Honors Fallen Omaha Officer

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Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.

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Blood Donations Needed For Summer

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The upcoming summer season brings with it busier schedules, and LifeServe Blood Center, based in Sioux City, Iowa, finds their blood supply falls low as people take less time to make regular donations.