North Dakota State back in FCS championship game

...John Crockett ran for 166 yards and three touchdowns to lead North Dakota State past Sam Houston State 35-3 in the Football Championship...the national championship game Jan. 10 in Frisco, Texas. North Dakota State is seeking its fourth consecutive national title...

Hand-written letters from Kansas State coach Bill Snyder leave lasting impression

...against."Even if they deal Snyder's own team a staggering loss.The Wildcats lost their 2013 opener to lower-division North Dakota State. Their season in tatters, Snyder sat down and wrote to Bison quarterback Brock Jensen."I was truly impressed with...

Coastal Carolina feels better prepared for rematch with North Dakota State

...playoff matchup with defending champion North Dakota State.It's the second consecutive...NCAA semifinals on the line. In 2013, North Dakota State defeated Coastal Carolina 48-14...Carolina's campus ? before heading to North Dakota State.This time, the seventh-seeded...

Coastal Carolina ousted by North Dakota State once again

...the game-winning touchdown to help North Dakota State hold off Coastal Carolina 39-32...intercepted by Colten Heagle near midfield.North Dakota State and Coastal Carolina (12-2...who move on to play at second-seeded North Dakota State, a 39-32 winner over Coastal...

US-Cuba diplomatic thaw could benefit industries

WASHINGTON - Freighters once carried Cuban nickel and limestone to the port of New Orleans and North Dakota beans to Havana. Cuban families ate bowls of American rice, while U.S. tourists flocked to casinos and nightclubs in Havana...

Illinois State rallies to oust top-seeded New Hampshire in FCS semifinals

...the two-point conversion.The defense held after that and the Redbirds advanced to the FCS Champion ship against No. 2 North Dakota State, the three-time defending champion and Illinois State's Missouri Valley Conference rival, on Jan. 10 in Frisco...

Unemployment rates fell in 41 US states last month

...percent in November, down from 7 percent a year ago. Employers added 321,000 jobs last month, the most in three years.North Dakota's 2.7 percent unemployment rate was lowest in the nation, while Mississippi's 7.3 percent rate was the highest...

FCS roundup: Chanticleers stomp Spiders to reach quarterfinals

...9-5).Coastal Carolina will play North Dakota State in the quarterfinals. NORTH DAKOTA STATE 27, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 24In Fargo...winning score, and Tre Dempsey sealed a North Dakota State (12-1) win over upset-minded...

No. 4 Texas A&M women improve to 11-0

...win over California (7-2).CLEMSON 72, NORTH DAKOTA 67In Clemson, S.C., Nikki Dixon scored...overcame a 13-point deficit to knock off North Dakota (7-3).Mia Loyd had a game-high 21 points for North Dakota.

Oil has fallen by nearly half, to recession levels, as US economy improves

...that analysts say could result in thousands of job cuts.States that rely on taxes from energy production such as Alaska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Texas will see lower revenues and some have already had to trim budgets.Major oil exporters such as Iran...