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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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Big Inning Carries Royals

Kendry Morales' three-run homer capped a six-run seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 11-5 on Tuesday night.

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Coyote Track Star Honored

South Dakota junior Kelsey Barrett has been named the Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the period ended April 26, as released by the league office on Tuesday.

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GPAC Honors Athletes

Weekly honors have been announced for Great Plains Athletic Association athletes in golf, baseball and softball.

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Tigers Trip Twins

Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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Vikings, Minus Peterson, Reconvene

The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts.

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Royals Club Kluber

Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and the Kansas City Royals kept AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber winless this season, beating the Cleveland Indians 6-2 Monday night.

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Softball Honors For Jackrabbit, Coyote

Summit League weekly honors for softball go to one player from South Dakota State and one from South Dakota.

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Northwestern Claims Title

Northwestern shot a final round of 287 during GPAC Qualifier #4 in Orange City, Iowa, at Landsmeer Golf Club to vault them to the 2014-15 Great Plains Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championship.

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Mauer Comes Through

Joe Mauer hit a two-run triple with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins over the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Sunday.

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Wild Advances In Playoffs

Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday in Game 6.

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Sox Top Royals Again

Conor Gillaspie hit a two-run single in Chicago's five-run sixth inning, and the White Sox rallied to beat Kansas City 5-3 for their second win against the Royals on Sunday.

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Jacks Offense Gains Edge

The South Dakota State offense played turnover-free football and booted seven field goals en route to a 45-35 victory over the defense in the annual Jackrabbit Spring Game Saturday afternoon at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.

Coyotes Defense Dominates

South Dakota’s defense picked off four passes, forced three three-and-outs and added a goal-line stand from the 4-yard line during the Coyotes’ annual Spring Game Saturday inside the DakotaDome

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Best Season For SDSU Tennis

The South Dakota State women's tennis team fell to top-seeded Denver, 4-0, in the Summit League Tournament championship match Sunday at the Kachmann Tennis Center.

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Sales tax in Yankton continue their strong growth trend.

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South Dakota Board of Regents Names New Executive Director

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The South Dakota Board of Regents has named Michael Rush as their next Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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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.