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Dubuque favored in IIAC preseason poll

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Iowa Conference Coaches tabbed the Dubuque Spartans as the preseason favorite to win the conference race. The Spartans received four of the nine first place votes in the poll.

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Iowa wins exhibition game in Taipei

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Just hours after landing in Taipei the Iowa baseball team got right down to business, posting a 10-5 win over the Czech National Team in an exhibition contest Thursday afternoon. The Hawkeyes, representing team USA at the World University Games, got a pair of 3-run home runs out of Robert Neustrom to clinch the victory.

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Missouri Valley Tournament extends Scottrade Center agreement

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The Missouri Valley Conference exercised an option to keep the men's basketball tournament in Saint Louis through at least 2020. The previous agreement ended in 2018 with a two year to remain at the Scottrade Center. The tournament, known as Arch Madness, will conduct it's 30th straight tournament in Saint Louis in 2020.

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PROGRAMMING NOTE: Preseason Green Bay Packer football schedule

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Football is back. Preseason football, that is.  

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UNI volleyball set for 2017 campaign Video included

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Bobbi Petersen believes in her Panthers. The UNI volleyball coach, now in her 18th year, cast her first place vote in the coaches' poll for her team. It was the only first place vote UNI received.

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ISU's Niang signs with Golden State

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Former Iowa State All-American Georges Niang has inked a partially guaranteed deal with the Golden State Warriors. Niang had been looking for a team after being cut by Indiana following an injury during summer league games.

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Jewell, Welsh named pre-season All-Americans

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Iowa senior's Josey Jewell and Sean Welsh have been tabbed as second team All-Americans by Sports Illustrated.

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European star Pettersen out of Solheim Cup with back injury

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Suzann Pettersen was hoping to move past the furor she fueled at the 2015 Solheim Cup by helping return the trophy to Europe. The 36-year-old Norwegian star’s balky back won’t let her get that opportunity. Pettersen announced Wednesday that she was pulling out of the biennial event.

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ISU Football's Hakeem Butler on Award Watch List

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Iowa State sophomore wide receiver Hakeem Butler was named to the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List, announced today by the selection committee comprised of journalists from the state of Texas.

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UNI Women top MVC Cross Country Preseason Poll

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The University of Northern Iowa women's cross country team has been picked to repeat as Missouri Valley Conference champions after a vote of the head coaches
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Hawkeye Basketball finishes European Tour unbeaten

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Tyler Cook and Luka Garza posted double-doubles to lead the University of Iowa men’s basketball team to an 88-49 triumph over the Vicenza All-Stars Monday evening.

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New Cedar Falls smokehouse restaurant feeds UNI football team

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A new local restaurant fed the entire University of Northern Iowa football team during its recent scrimmage. 

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Justin Thomas captures PGA Championship

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Justin Thomas has won the PGA Championship for his first major title. The 24-year-old Thomas shot a 3-under 68 in the final round for his fourth win of the year. He entered the week as the world's 14th-ranked player.

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Butler addition boosts Iowa backfield Video included

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The Iowa football team appears to once again have that big one-two punch in the backfield. Last year it was Leshun Daniels and Akrum Wadley. Wadley returns, but this time with a new partner.

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CF Tiger's Green commits to UNI Panthers

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All-state point guard AJ Green of Cedar Falls has committed to play for the Northern Iowa Panthers and head coach Ben Jacobson. ...

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Jeter-led group agrees to buy Marlins for $1.2B

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According to the Miami Herald, an ownership group lead by Derek Jeter and New York businessman Bruce Sherman will purchase the Miami Marlins for a reported 1.2 billion dollars. 

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Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case

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The 2016 NFL rushing leader was suspended despite prosecutors in Columbus, Ohio, deciding more than a year ago not to pursue the case involving Elliott's girlfriend at the time in the same city where Elliott starred for Ohio State. 

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Wentz off to perfect start, but Eagles fall 24-9 to Packers

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Quarterback Carson Wentz had a perfect preseason debut for the Philadelphia Eagles. 

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Hawkeye Men's Basketball crushes Swiss All-Star Team 125-56

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Six Hawkeyes scored in double figures in a 125-56 convincing victory for the men’s basketball team over the Swiss All-Stars Thursday evening to remain undefeated on its four-game European trip. 

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Former Hawkeye Baseball stars earn Minor League recognition Video included

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Former University of Iowa shortstop Mason McCoy has been named to the New York-Penn League All-Star Game

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UNI hires Women's Swim Coach

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 Northern Iowa Director of Athletics David Harris has tabbed Nick Lakin as the head coach of the Panther swimming and diving program.

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Hawks crush Germany 99-65 in first game of European Tour

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Four Hawkeyes scored in double figures to help the University of Iowa men's basketball team run past the German All-Stars, 99-65,

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Former MVP and manager of the year Don Baylor dies

(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File). FILE - In this April 23, 2015, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Don Baylor poses for a photo before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File). FILE - In this April 23, 2015, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Don Baylor poses for a photo before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, in Anaheim, Calif.
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Don Baylor died in his hometown of Austin, Texas, after a 14-year battle with multiple myeloma, his family said today. He was 68.

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Hawkeyes media day talks areas of strength and weaknesses for upcoming season

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The 2017 version of the Iowa Hawkeyes are in action, but only just getting started. On Saturday, the Hawkeyes held their annual media day.

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Kurt Warner, the movie? Warner: "Scripts are being written"

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At his Hall of Fame media availability Friday afternoon, Kurt Warner said a movie about his life could be on the way. 

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David Johnson grateful for relationship with Kurt Warner Video included

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University of Northern Iowa alum and Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson was in Canton Thursday night for the Hall of Fame game, and took a couple of minutes to talk about his relationship with Kurt Warner. 

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Kurt Warner on Hall of Fame induction: "It's humbling" Video included

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Kurt Warner took a minute out of his very busy Hall of Fame weekend schedule to talk with KWWL about the honor of being inducted into the pro football Hall of Fame. 

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No shortage of Kurt Warner fans in Canton, Ohio

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Kurt Warner is just two days away from being enshrined as one of football's all-time greats. 

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Level of intensity about to rise for Panthers

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Two-a day practices are gone, but the level of intensity is about to ramp up for the 2017 edition of the UNI Panther football team.  

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KWWL to cover 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame

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KWWL Sports Anchor Rick Coleman and Reporter Brad Hanson will be covering the events this week and weekend.

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Hawks Lose exhibition baseball game

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A final run in the 12th inning lifted the Mulvane Patriots to a 5-4 victory over the USA National Team represented by the University of Iowa Tuesday afternoon at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita, Kansas.

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Former Panther Ungs joins Iowa baseball staff

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Iowa baseball coach Rick Heller has named Iowa native Nic Ungs as the Hawkeyes' Director of Baseball Operations. Ungs played under Heller at Northern Iowa where he was named the 2001 Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year.

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UNI linebacker Jared Farley named All-American

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UNI's Jared Farley was named a STATS Preseason All-American on Monday. Farley was one of 17 Missouri Valley Conference players selected.

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Cubs issue World Series championship ring to Bartman

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Steve Bartman is getting a World Series championship ring from the Chicago Cubs. 

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Beckman wins one for Jenk Video included

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It was a moment that inspired goosebumps. Dyersville Beckman captured their sixth state championship, and then turned their attention to their ailing head coach.

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Beckman tops Kuemper 9-6, capturing another title for Jenk Video included

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The Blazers scored nine runs on just three first inning hits as they'd hold on to defeat Kuemper Catholic 9-6 to give head coach Tom Jenk Jr. his fifth state title. Jenk, who had been absent from the bench while going through a battle with a brain tumor, was in Principal Park for the first time during the week watching from the press box

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US Cellular 250 set to be run at Iowa Speedway

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the Xfinity Series heads to Newton, Iowa, to run the US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway on Saturday. It will be the second time around at Iowa for the series.

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Beckman topples Regina 8-0 for a shot at the 2A title Video included

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Dyersville Beckman rode the arm of Conner McDermott as the Blazers shut out Iowa City Regina 8-0 to advance to the class 2A state baseball championship. McDermott allowed just 3 hit and struck out an impressive 13 batters in a complete game shutout performance.

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Iowa Basketball prepares for European Tour

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Iowa men’s basketball team is preparing for its foreign trip to Central Europe in August. The Hawkeyes will visit Germany, Switzerland, and Italy, playing four exhibition games.

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UNI Football adds two assistants to coaching staff

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Northern Iowa head football coach Mark Farley has added two assistants with ties to the Panther program

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Waukee stops defending state champion Cedar Rapids Prairie in 4A State Baseball Video included

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The fifth-seeded Waukee Warriors knocked off the defending champions and fourth-seeded Cedar Rapids Prairie Hawks 1-0 in a Class 4A quarterfinal game on Wednesday at Principal Park

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Famous cyclist Lance Armstrong to join RAGBRAI route Thursday

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Lance Armstrong will meet up with riders trekking across Iowa tomorrow, and is expected in the overnight town of Cresco Thursday night.

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Iowa Baseball wins tuneup

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The University of Iowa baseball posted a 7-3 victory over the Iowa Valley League All-Stars in Tuesday night summer exhibition game at Duane Banks Field.

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Wahlert rallies to beat Marion at State Baseball Tournament

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The fourth-seeded Dubuque Wahlert Golden Eagles overcame a one-run deficit in the seventh inning to pull out a walk-off 5-4 victory over the fifth-seeded Marion Indians in a Class 3A state quarterfinal game

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Study: Brain disease found in most former football players

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Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL down to high school.

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Josey Jewell on Big Ten Preseason Honors Team

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Iowa senior linebacker Josey Jewell has been named to the seventh annual Big Ten Conference football preseason honors list.

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UNI Football lands two on MVFC Preseason First team

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The University of Northern Iowa is represented by seven members on the 2017 Missouri Valley Football Conference's preseason squad as announced by the league office on Monday. 

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Jenk's visit propels Beckman to quarterfinal win at state

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Tom Jenk Jr. gave the Beckman baseball team a bit of a boost. The longtime Blazers' coach, who hasn't been in the dugout this season due to a battle with a brain tumor, paid a visit to his team the day before Beckman topped Denver 7-1 to open the class 2A state baseball tournament.

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Regina shuts out Treynor in state baseball opener

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Ryne Schooley tossed a four hit shut-out as Iowa City Regina opened the class 2A state baseball tournament with a 5-0 win over Treynor. Schooley struck out seven in the victory that sent the Regals to Thursday's semifinal against Dyersville Beckman.

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Schaake captures Waterloo Open amateur title Video included

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For the third time in four years, a Schaake captured the amateur title at the Waterloo Open. Alex Schaake followed in his older brother's footsteps, shooting 11 under par for a one stroke victory. Carson Schaake, a former Hawkeye golfer, had won the event two out of the past three years.

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Arizona native Quick wins at Waterloo Open Video included

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The third time turned out to be the charm for Austin Quick. The Phoenix native captured the Waterloo Open title in his third trip to the event, shooting 22 under par for the weekend.

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The Best Dam Run set for September 23 in Waverly

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The Waverly Exchange Club will host the Best Dam Run September 23.

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Field of Dreams ready for annual Team of Dreams celebration

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Major League Baseball Hall of Fame stars and celebrities will highlight the 2017 Field of Dreams lineup for the Sunday, September 3, game at the famous movie site in Dyersville. 

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Kernels' Clark Beeker named MWL Pitcher of the Week

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Cedar Rapids Kernels pitcher Clark Beeker has been named the Midwest League pitcher of the week and the Twins minor league player of the week. 

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Tickets on sale for Team of Dreams 2017

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The 2017 edition of the Team of Dreams celebration is set for Labor Day weekend at the famous Field of Dreams in Dyersville.  

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Ben Morhac named Clarke La Crosse head coach

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Clarke University names a new head coach for Lacrosse men and women.

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CV SportsPlex has Bucks tickets

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Friday night, August 4, is Cedar Valley SportsPlex Member night at the Waterloo Bucks home game.  

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Twins moves impact Kernels

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Kernels to get new left handed pitcher.

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