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Chiefs safety Berry leaves practice with injury

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Eric Berry made the first trip to the injury tent. Marcus Cooper followed soon afterward. More>>

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

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The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go... More>>

Iowa City West clips Dowling at State Baseball Tournament

Iowa City West clips Dowling at State Baseball Tournament Video included

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Fourth-seeded Iowa City West broke a 2-2 tie with two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat fifth-seeded Dowling Catholic 4-2 in a Class 4A quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at Principal Park.Devin Raftensperger started the sixth inning with a triple for the Trojans, scoring on the next play on an RBI single by Nate Boland. After a sacrifice bunt, pinch-hitter Spencer Wiskus doubled to left-centerfield scoring Boland, making it 4-2.owIowaity West moves on toa Class 4A semifinal matc... More>>

Hempstead gets by Valley in 4A State Baseball Tournament

Hempstead gets by Valley in 4A State Baseball Tournament Video included

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A three-run sixth inning helped the second-seeded Dubuque Hempstead Mustangs rallie past the West Des Moines Valley Tigers, 4-2, in the Class 4A state quarterfinals at Principal Park on Wednesday night.After loading the bases in the bottom of the sixth, the Mustangs responded and tied the game when Bortscheller drove in Crimmins on an RBI single. Hempstead then took a 3-2 lead when Kolker scored on the suicide squeeze by Gross. The margin increased to 4-2 when Valley tried to get Bortscheller... More>>

UPDATE: Hawkeyes suspend free tuition raffle over legal concerns

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To get more students to buy, the university was trying to offer new incentives, ranging from Hy-Vee gift cards to free tuition. But it's that "free tuition" part that may pose problems for the athletic department -- and as of Wednesday evening, athletic officials weren't sure it was entirely legal. More>>

UNI football picked 3rd in MVFC

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The UNI Panther football team has been tabbed to finish third this season by the league's coaches, media, and sports information directors. The selection marks 29 consecutive years that the Panthers have been picked to finish in the top 5.UNI also received 7 of the 39 first place votes.Defending national champion North Dakota State has been tabbed as the league favorite followed by South Dakota State.The Panthers placed 4 players on the MVFC's preseason all-conference first team in running ba... More>>

Waverly-Shell Rock downs Solon 3-1 for 1st state baseball win Video included

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The drought has ended. Waverly-Shell Rock knocked off Solon 3-1 to win a game at the state baseballtournament for the first time in school history. The top ranked Go-Hawks had gone 0-3 in their previous trips.Dan Stensland made the biggest impact for Waverly-Shell Rock. Stensland picked up the game winning RBI with a 2 run single in the second inning. The senior later started a pivotal 5-4-3 double-play off the bat of Lucas Kane, ending the top of the 5th inning, while stranding a Spartan run... More>>

South Winn falls in first trip to state baseball tournament Video included

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Fifth-seeded Roland-Story scored four runs in the first two innings to beat fourth-seeded South Winneshiek 4-1 in the Class 2A quarterfinals Monday afternoon at Principal Park. More>>

Regina falls to second ranked Van Meter

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Second-ranked Van Meter rallied past Iowa City Regina 2-1 Monday night at Principal Park in the final Class 2A quarterfinal-round game.The third-seeded Bulldogs (32-2) will meet two-time defending state champion Beckman Catholic in the semifinals Thursday night. Sixth-seeded Regina ends its season at 26-17.Iowa City Regina took a 1-0 lead in the third on a walk, an error, a single by Payton Raso and an RBI single by Riley Dixon. The Bulldogs escaped further damage by turning a nifty 5-2-6 dou... More>>

2-Time Defending champion Beckman opens state baseball with a win

Two-time defending champion Beckman opens state baseball with a win Video included

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Beckman advanced to Thursday's state semifinals with a 6-3 win. More>>

Former MLBer Jeff Clement to help coach Hawkeye baseball team

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Former Major League Baseball player Jeff Clement will be joining the University of Iowa baseball's team as a volunteer coach. More>>

Former Hawkeye Moeaki injures hamstring

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Tony Moeaki's injury troubles returned again this weekend. The former Hawkeye injured a hamstring during a workout at Buffalo Bills camp on Friday afternoon. Coaches expect him to return to action before training camp concludes.Moeaki's NFL career has been riddled with injuries. As a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, he missed the entire 2011 season after suffering an ACL tear. The Chiefs waived him after he fractured a shoulder during the 2013 season. More>>

Harrington wins title at junior nationals

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Two-time state champion Marcus Harrington defeated Oklahoma commit Andrew Dixon 7-2 on Saturday to claim the 220 pound championship at the USA Wrestling Junior Nationals.The former Waterloo Weststarstormed through the competition all weekend, defeating his seven opponents by a total score of 72-5. Harrington became the state of Iowa's first champ at the junior nationals in 2 years.He'll wrestle at Iowa State next season.Two other Iowans gained All-American status. Waverly-Shell Rock's Bryce S... More>>

Solon shut out by Dallas Center-Grimes in 4A final Video included

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Paige Lowary allowed just one hit and struck out 8 as Dallas Center-Grimes shut out Solon 4-0 to winback to backclass 4A state softball championships.Lowary's feat on the mound took some pressure off the Fillies' hitters. In fact, Dallas Center-Grimes picked up the only run they really needed in the first inning. Taylor Draisey's RBI single early on turned out to be the winning run. The Fillies' however added 3 home runs by Jackie Peyton, Tabitha Taylor, and Lexi Rosa for good measure.Solon w... More>>

Kee falls to Akron-Westfield in 1A softball championship Video included

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Kee High's first trip to the 1A softball championship would be a rough one. the Keehawks watched top ranked Akron-Westfield score a dozen unanswered runs to defeat Kee 12-1.Kee hit the scoreboard first in Friday's contest. Ellie Cooper grounded to first in the third inning, while Annie Dibert rushed home beating the throw for the Keehawks lone run. Akron-Westfield responded with 4 runs in the 4th inning to take over the contest.Kourtney Hedlund led the way for the Westerners going 3 for 5 on ... More>>

Pleasant Valley forfeits state girls track title

A girls track and field team in Iowa has lost its state title after a runner was declared ineligible because she competed against college athletes at invitational meets. More>>

Hawkeyes to offer student tickets to public

Iowa athletic director Gary Barta says the Hawkeyes will make any unsold student football tickets available to the general public as well on Aug. 1. More>>

Ravens RB Rice receives 2-game suspension from NFL

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Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence. More>>

Solon uses grand slam to beat Carlisle at state softball tourney

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After a three-hour rain delay, Solon's Emily Ira came up with the most timely play of her softball career. More>>

Professional Boxing coming to Waterloo

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A Waterloo boxer says he is putting up 100 percent of his own money to promote a big night of professional boxing Saturday night August 2nd at the Five Sullivan Brothers' Convention Center. Brandon Marks is promoting an 11 fight card featuring unbeaten Greg Sykes, Mike Plazola and national golden glove competitor Kevin Cruz in his first professional fight among others.Marks said, "Because I put the card together it's going to be the best you have ever seen in the Cedar Valley-- It's going to... More>>

Top ranked Highland falls to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont in State Softball

Top ranked Highland falls to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont in State Softball Video included

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Top ranked Highland's bid to win the Class 2A state softball title came up short as Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont upset the Huskies 6-2 in a semifinal round showdown.  More>>

State Softball: Kee High beats AGWSR to advance to 1A final

State Softball: Kee High beats AGWSR to advance to 1A final Video included

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Kee High jumped to a 3-0 lead on favored AGWSR and the Kee Hawks rode the arm of eighth-grader Kendra Cooper to a 3-1 victory and a spot in the Class 1A state title game. More>>

Magic sign 2nd-round pick Devyn Marble

The Orlando Magic will have all three of their draft picks in training camp following the signing of second-round pick Devyn Marble. More>>

UNI and ISU men's basketball win national academic honor Video included

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Last December, the Iowa State and University of Northern Iowa men's basketball teams put on a show at the Wells Fargo Arena in a game that the Cyclones won in overtime.
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3A Substate Baseball, Waverly-Shell Rock beats West Delaware

3A Substate Baseball, Waverly-Shell Rock beats West Delaware Video included

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In a battle of two 3A baseball powerhouses, top ranked Waverly-Shell Rock beat West Delaware 2-0 to earn a trip to the state baseball tournament in Des Moines.
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Playful Pole wins Tour stage, as Nibali marches on

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On the last of four Pyrenees ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle's antenna. More>>

Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer's Video included

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Even as dementia began to rob him of some of his fondest memories over the past few years, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen reported to work every day to oversee multimillion-dollar upgrades to the team's training... More>>

North Butler falls short to number 2 Earlham

North Butler falls short to number 2 Earlham

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In Class 2A, North Butler gave up three runs all in the first inning and falls short to number 2 Earlham 3-0.
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Day 2 State Softball

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Day two of State softball updates.
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Don Bosco beats Denver in a 1A Substate Baseball Final, 4-0

Don Bosco beats Denver in a 1A Substate Baseball Final, 4-0 Video included

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The Don Bosco Dons got a 1-hit, complete game shutout from senior pitcher Travis Havel and the Dons beat Denver in a 1A Substate Final in Oelwein to advance to state. Havel won a showdown of unbeaten pitchers as the Don Bosco hitters produced 5 hits and 4 runs to hand Cyclone senior pitcher Brenden Matthias his first loss of the season. The Dons will play Martensdale St. Mary at 1pm on Friday at Principal Park in Des Moines. More>>

Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings

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The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings. More>>

Center Point-Urbana falls in first round of 3A state softball

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It was a defensive struggle in 3A between Center Point-Urbana and Greene County. More>>

State Softball: West Delaware falls hard to Norwalk

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Eighth-ranked West Delaware would get a rude awakening from No. 11 Norwalk. More>>

3A State Softball: Mid-Prairie's rally comes up short

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In Class 3A, unranked Mid-Prairie fell behind early against number 2 East Marshall. More>>

State Softball: Solon crushes Clear Creek-Amana

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Class 4A Solon coach Jim White faced his old team, 10-time champion Clear Creek Amana.
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Marshalltown upsets seventh-ranked Cedar Falls Video included

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Marshalltown jumped to a 5-0 lead and then used a four-hit complete game pitching performance from senior Dylan Diveney to upset the 7th-ranked Cedar Falls Tigers 7-2 in a 4A substate semifinal round game. More>>

Waverly-SR rallies to beat Decorah again in substate baseball Video included

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For the fourth time this season, Waverly-Shell Rock rallied in the final inning to beat Decorah by one run. More>>

Big 12 Commissioner Bowlsby talks about crisis in the NCAA Video included

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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what's coming. More>>

Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what's coming. More>>

Constable wins Waterloo Open in a sudden-death playoff Video included

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Last year at this time, Donald Constable of Minnesota was struggling mightily in his first year on the PGA tour. On Sunday, Constable won the Waterloo Open championship and the $55,000 first place prize in a playoff with Jeffery Kellen of Oklahoma.
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LeBron James undecided on jersey No. 6 or 23

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LeBron James has to make another big decision. More>>

Bill Hoefle leads Waterloo Open Professionals

Bill Hoefle leads Waterloo Open Professionals Video included

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Bill Hoefle of Marion shot a first round score of 9 under par 63 at Irv Warren to lead the dash for $55,000 in cash at the Waterloo Open. Jeffery Kellen and Robert Russell are tied for second at 8 under par 64 and there are another 13 golfers within three shots of the lead. Defending Waterloo Open champion Mark Blakeman struggled on the first day shooting a one under par 71 which puts him in a tie for 92nd place. More>>

Cedar Falls rallies to beat East 9-5 in Substate Baseball opener

Cedar Falls rallies to beat East 9-5 in Substate Baseball opener Video included

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Cedar Falls rallied from a 3 run deficit to beat arch rival Waterloo East 9-5 in a first round 4A Substate Baseball game in Cedar Falls.
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AP sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

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Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process... More>>

5 former NFL players sue union over concussions

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Five former NFL players, including six-time Pro Bowl defensive end Neil Smith, are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries. More>>

After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

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By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory. More>>

Denver crushes Tripoli in 1A District Baseball to advance Video included

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In 1A District baseball the Denver Cyclones continued their hot streak, whipping Tripoli 10-0 in five innings to advance to a semifinal round showdown at Postville on Saturday night. More>>

Zach Johnson shoots 1 under to start the British Open Video included

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Zach Johnson got off to a blistering start in the first round of the British Open, shooting three under par through the first ten holes with three birdies and seven pars. More>>

Tour leader Nibali: Doping belongs to cycling past

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Because of doping's ravages on cycling, it's natural for suspicion to fall on Vincenzo Nibali, who led the Tour de France on Thursday for a 10th time in 12 stages. More>>

McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

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Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open. More>>

Iowa State promotes Loenser

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg has promoted graduate assistant Nate Loenser to director of player development. More>>

Talented young golfers chase big money at the Waterloo Open

Talented young golfers chase big money at the Waterloo Open Video included

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Big changes coming are coming to this year Jaycees Greater Waterloo Open golf tournament. More>>

Gabby Douglas leaves Chow again

Gabby Douglas leaves Chow again Video included

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Olympic champion Gabby Douglas is searching for a new coach after leaving Iowa based coach Liang Chow following their brief stint back together. More>>

Iowa sets times for Non-conference home games

Iowa sets times for non-conference home games

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Iowa's home game against rival Iowa State will kick off at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 13. More>>

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  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:52:16 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...More >>
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...More >>
  • UPDATE: Hawkeyes suspend free tuition raffle over legal concerns

    UPDATE: Hawkeyes suspend free tuition raffle over legal concerns

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:30:29 GMT
    To get more students to buy, the university was trying to offer new incentives, ranging from Hy-Vee gift cards to free tuition. But it's that "free tuition" part that may pose problems for the athletic department -- and as of Wednesday evening, athletic officials weren't sure it was entirely legal.More >>
    To get more students to buy, the university was trying to offer new incentives, ranging from Hy-Vee gift cards to free tuition. But it's that "free tuition" part that may pose problems for the athletic department -- and as of Wednesday evening, athletic officials weren't sure it was entirely legal.More >>
  • South Winn falls in first trip to state baseball tournament

    South Winn falls in first trip to state baseball tournament

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:36:05 GMT
    Fifth-seeded Roland-Story scored four runs in the first two innings to beat fourth-seeded South Winneshiek 4-1 in the Class 2A quarterfinals Monday afternoon at Principal Park.More >>
    Fifth-seeded Roland-Story scored four runs in the first two innings to beat fourth-seeded South Winneshiek 4-1 in the Class 2A quarterfinals Monday afternoon at Principal Park.More >>
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