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Vikings Draft CB Xavier Rhodes at No. 25

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have taken Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes with the 25th overall selection in the NFL draft. The Vikings drafted the big cornerback with their second first-rounder on Thursday night. He had four interceptions and 12 pass breakups as a junior last season and gives the Vikings...
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Vikings Unveil New-Look Uniforms

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have unveiled the new-look uniforms they will wear this season. The unveiling coincides with the team’s NFL draft party on Thursday night at the Metrodome. The new uniforms feature a more classic look than their previous version. The helmet is a slightly darker shade of purple with a...
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Tepesch Picks Up Second Win as Rangers Beat Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Nick Tepesch pitched six strong innings for his second win while Elvis Andrus and Nelson Cruz each drove in runs to lead the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. The first-place Rangers have won six of their last seven games. Tepesch (2-1) allowed five...
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UND Finishes No. 1 in Average Hockey Attendance

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – The University of North Dakota hockey team wound up No. 7 in the final Division I hockey poll this season, but took the top spot in average attendance. Figures released by CollegeHockeyStats.net show that UND drew an average of 11,592 fans in 21 home games. It was the only...
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New $4M Turf in Alerus Center Being Replaced

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – The new $4 million turf in the Alerus Center in Grand Forks is being torn out and replaced only seven months after it was installed. Operations Manager Jeremy Linstad tells the Grand Forks Herald that the problem isn’t with the turf itself. He says staff members have encountered problems...
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USD Womens Track Rated 28th

   VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota’s women’s track team is ranked 28th in the nation according to the latest United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association rankings. The rank is an 11-spot jump from last week’s standings. The Coyotes are the highest-ranked Summit League member in the standings. Omaha (36th) and Kansas City...
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Augustana Softball 5th in Latest Regional Poll

INDIANAPOLIS – Augustana softball jumped up one spot to No. 5 in the second edition of the NCAA Central Region rankings. The Vikings are 28-9 this season with a 21-7 record against in-region opponents. Fort Hayes State is the top rated team in the Region this week.  The Central Region is comprised of the...
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Stampede to Face Fargo in USHL Playoffs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Stampede will face the Fargo Force in the Western Conference Finals starting this Friday in Fargo. The series will be best-of-five. The Force defeated the Waterloo Black Hawks, 4-3 in overtime Wednesday night in Game 5 of their series to advance. The Stampede are the #1 seed...
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Wednesday South Dakota Scoreboard

College Softball NDSU 2, S. Dakota St. 1 College Baseball S. Dakota St.14, Dakota St. 7 S. Dakota St. 11, Dakota St. 7 College Golf Summit League Tourney Men’s Final Standings 1. Kansas City 880 2. South Dakota 899 3. South Dakota State 912 4. Western Illinois 917 5. North Dakota State 924 6....
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SDSU Sweeps Dakota State in College Baseball

   SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The South Dakota State University baseball team returned to action after a 10-day layoff by sweeping a non-conference doubleheader from Dakota State Wednesday afternoon. The Jackrabbits won the opener, 14-7, before finishing off the sweep with an 11-7 victory. In the opener, Dakota State jumped out to a 6-0...
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