Vargas Hits Walk Off Home Run with 2 Outs in 9th, Twins Sweep Cards
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Slumping Kennys Vargas hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory and a two-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals. Joe Mauer homered for the Twins, too, tying the game... Read more
The South Dakota High School Track and Field Coaches Association announced the Academic All-State boys and girls track and field team for 2015. To qualify for this prestigious award, an athlete must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or above, have participated in the sport for at least... Read more
Warriors Win NBA Title In Game 6
CLEVELAND (AP) — As the final seconds ticked off and the Warriors began bouncing in celebration on their bench, Stephen Curry looked up and saw LeBron James coming at him. James could do nothing more. He extended a conceding hand and congratulations. Moments later, Curry was hoisting a trophy... Read more
Warriors’ Iguodala Voted MVP of the NBA Finals
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest from Game 6 of the NBA Finals: Golden State’s Andre Iguodala has been voted NBA Finals MVP. Iguodala didn’t start a game all season until Steve Kerr inserted him into the lineup in Game 4 after the Warriors trailed 2-1. Iguodala defended LeBron James... Read more
Twins Lose 3-2 to Cardinals Again, Wrap Up 1-4 Trip
ST. LOUIS (AP) — For the second straight game, the Minnesota Twins fell just short of success. Consecutive 3-2 losses to the St. Louis Cardinals lessen the heartache of a 1-4 trip, if only somewhat. The Cardinals have the best record in the majors and the Twins remained in... Read more
Cardinals Allegedly Hacked Astros Player Database
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some cybersecurity experts believe professional sports teams have hacked rivals in the past without getting caught. The St. Louis Cardinals, one of the crown jewel franchises in baseball, now stand accused. Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the Cardinals illegally accessed a computer database... Read more
CHICAGO (AP) — The Stanley Cup Final is back in Chicago. And it brought along all sorts of questions. It is unclear who will start in goal for the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 on Monday night. The Blackhawks could make a couple of changes to their lines... Read more
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Heather O’Reilly guesses she was about 14 when the United States last won a World Cup. She remembers going to a match in New Jersey and seeing her heroes play in person, then gathering in front of the TV with her family to watch the... Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — By mid-stretch, Bob Baffert knew it. American Pharoah was going to win the Triple Crown. He took his eyes off the horse to soak in the crazed scene of the packed grandstand. Fans jumped up and down, hugged, and tossed drinks in the air. The... Read more
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will resign from soccer’s governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. The 79-year-old Blatter was re-elected to a fifth term on Friday, two days after a corruption crisis... Read more