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Longoria, Ramos Lead Rays to 5-4 Win Over Twins

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) – Evan Longoria hit a two-run double and Cesar Ramos looked sharp on the mound, sending the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Tampa Bay improved to 14-4-2 this spring, the best record in the Grapefruit League. The Rays have allowed 69...
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Ethan Advances at State B–Defeats White River Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Four players scored in double figures as Ethan ended White River’s two-year reign with a 73-62 win over the Tigers on Thursday at the South Dakota Class B boys basketball tournament. Blake Bartscher went 16-for-18 from the line and finished with 23 points for the Rustlers (21-3), who shot 53...
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CEB Loses to St. Thomas More at State A

SIOUX FALLS – The first trip to the State A Boys Basketball Tournament in 11 years for the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Braves got off to a rough start, as they were beaten by St. Thomas More 41-25 in the first round Thursday.  The Braves managed to hit on only nine of 37 shot attempts for...
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Potter County Advances to State B Semi Finals

 ABERDEEN, S.D. – Potter County rallied for a 61-58 win over Faith on Thursday in the opening round of the State Class B boys basketball tournament in Aberdeen. The Battlers outscored the Longhorns 30-16 in the fourth quarter to advance to the semi final round opposite James Valley Christian Friday night at 6 pm....
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Governors Drop Game at State AA

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governors hope of repeating as State Class AA champions came to an abrupt halt Thursday afternoon as they were beaten by Sioux Falls Washington 63-50 in the opening round of the State Class AA basketball tournament. Pierre shot just 30 percent from the field and were 7 of 25...
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Defense Seeks Records in Death of NFL Star’s Son

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An attorney for the man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson last fall says prosecutors have been too slow to provide relevant medical records. Defense attorney Tim Rensch wants a judge to order prosecutors to speed up the release of medical information...
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Vikings Finalize Deals with Johnson, Evans

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed left guard Charlie Johnson and nose tackle Fred Evans, making it six of their own unrestricted free agents they’ve brought back. Johnson and Evans agreed to terms last week, but their contracts were finalized Wednesday. The Vikings started with 15 unrestricted free agents; running...
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Martinez, Gibson Sharp in Starts

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) – St. Louis’ Carlos Martinez and Minnesota’s Kyle Gibson each enhanced their chances of earning a spot in their team’s rotation with solid outings, and the Cardinals beat the Twins 3-1 on Wednesday. Martinez cruised into the fifth, holding the Twins to one hit, but Jason Bartlett had an RBI single...
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Love, Rubio Lead T-wolves Over Mavs, 123-122 in OT

DALLAS (AP) – Kevin Love scored 35 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, Ricky Rubio had a triple-double and the Minnesota Timberwolves blew several leads before hanging on for a 123-122 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. The Timberwolves broke a six-game stretch of alternating wins and losses with their second...
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Sanford Pentagon to Host Wichita State and Memphis Next November

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two NCAA men’s basketball teams that finished the regular season nationally ranked and are heading to the NCAA tournament will visit the Sanford Pentagon for a regular-season contest early in the 2014-15 season. Wichita State University and the University of Memphis will play on Heritage Court Nov. 18. The game...
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