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26th July 2016
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Bemidji State University men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee released the 2016-17 schedule yesterday, which includes 22 conference, five non-conference and two exhibition matchups. The Beavers begin this season’s campaign Oct. 28 with an exhibition at University of Northern Iowa.

Following the sixth matchup all-time between BSU and UNI (third exhibition), Bemidji State will travel to University of Minnesota (Nov. 3) for its final exhibition. The Beavers and Gophers have met two times prior, both in exhibition play at UM. BSU begins the official season with a two-day tournament at Wisconsin Dells, Wis., versus Lindenwood University (Nov. 11) and University of Central Missouri (Nov. 12). Bemidji State closes out its road non-conference schedule with a trip to St. Paul, Minn., to face Concordia University-St. Paul (Nov. 17).

The Beavers begin action at the BSU Gymnasium versus Northland College (Nov. 18) before finishing their non-conference schedule against University of Wisconsin-Superior (Nov. 26).

The top four teams of each NSIC division will host the first round of the conference tournament on their home courts before the NSIC Tournament moves to Sioux Falls, S.D., for the quarterfinal through finals matchups.

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The Bemidji VFW Baseball team split their doubleheader yesterday at Bemidji State's Security Insurance Field dropping the first game while winning the second game 3-2.  Bemidji will play in the District Tournament this weekend.

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Match Play begins today at the 92nd annual Birchmont Golf Tournament.  Brennan Hockman of Kingwood, TX hit a hole in one yesterday in the final day of qualifying.  In the 8:20am tee time today, Former BSU golfer Chris Curb will face off with his coach Ekren Miller.  

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Lucas Harrell fired six shutout innings as the Braves blanked the Twins 2-0 in the opener of a brief two-game Interleague series at Target Field.  Harrell gave up just four hits and three walks as he improved to 2-and-2.  Jim Johnson closed it out for his third save.  Adonis Garcia hit a solo homer in the second and A.J. Pierzynski scored the other run on a double-play ball in the third for the Braves, who snapped a five-game losing streak.  Ervin Santana went the distance for Minnesota, but fell to 3-and-9 with the loss.  The Twins are 5-and-6 since the All-Star break.  The Braves will send RHP Mike Foltynewicz (3-4, 3.79 ERA) to the mound Wednesday in trying to sweep the two-game set. RHP Tyler Duffey (5-7, 5.71 ERA) will pitch for the Twins. 

The Vikings kick off training camp at Minnesota State University-Mankato tomorrow.  The first practice is on Friday.  The Vikes open their preseason schedule on August 12th with a road game against the Bengals.

The Wild are bringing back center Jordan Schroeder.  The two sides have agreed to a one-year deal that will pay Schroeder 650-thousand-dollars at the NHL level and 275-thousand in the AHL.  The 25-year-old posted two goals and two assists in 26 games with the Wild last season.  He also had 14 goals and 20 helpers in 40 contests with Iowa of the AHL.


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Nationals-Indians preview
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Padres-Blue Jays preview
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TORONTO -- Melvin Upton Jr.'s first game for his new team likely will be against the team he just left.

A's-Rangers preview
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ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Oakland Athletics are in position to win another series due to a simple formula.

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Cain hits better than he pitches as Giants beat Reds 9-7
July 27, 2016, 1:03 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Matt Cain hit a three-run homer during his first win in more than two months, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-7 on Tuesday night.

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