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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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Pochop Earns Riggs High Athlete of the Week Award

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Governor senior basketball player Garrett Pochop has been named the Riggs High School Athlete of the Week by the Pierre Athletic Coaches Association.  Garrett scored 11 points with 3 assists and 3 rebounds in more than 28 minutes of play in the region game last week against Rapid City Central. ...
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Augustana Golfer Named NSIC Golfer of the Week

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana sophomore golfer Marisa Toivonen has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Female Golfer of the Week.  Toivonen led Augustana in its spring season-opening tournament with a fifth-place finish at the Augustana Spring Fling in Palm Desert, Calif. Toivonen fired a seven-over-par 151 (73-78) to finish third overall. The third-place...
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Governors Head to Rapid City Today For State AA Basketball

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor basketball team travels to Rapid City today to prepare for the State Class AA boys basketball tournament that begins tomorrow.  The squad put in their final practice at Riggs High Gym for the season on Tuesday.  The team will be leaving and have a sendoff to the State...
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USD Tennis Player Earns Summit League Weekly Honor

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota’s Yuliya Sidenko was named the Summit League’s Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week after posting a 6-0 singles record and a 3-0 doubles record last week while Coyote tennis played six matches in Florida. It’s the first time Sidenko has earned the honor.  Sidenko improved to 9-4 in singles...
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SDSU Golfers Wrap Up Own Invitational Tournament

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota State men’s and women’s golf teams finished tied for 12th and 13th, respectively, at the par-72 Jackrabbit Invitational at the Primm Valley Golf Club Tuesday.   The Jackrabbit men’s team shot a 912 after a third-round 313. The women’s team shot a 333 in the third round for a...
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