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Cyclones Season Comes to an End

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After a spirited comeback attempt, the Iowa State men's basketball team fell to Connecticut, 81-76, in the Sweet 16 on Saturday. More>>

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McDonald's Rewards Teacher Who Dieted

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McDonald's presented Colo–Nesco High School with a check for $10,000 dollars because of teacher's weight loss.
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Jets Sign Jeremy Reeves

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Former Iowa State cornerback Jeremy Reeves signs with the New York Jets. More>>

Dowling QB Commits to Iowa

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Dowling Catholic quarterback Ryan Boyle has verbally committed to the Iowa Hawkeyes.  Boyle becomes the sixth known commitment for the Hawkeyes in the class of 2015. More>>

Bulldog Women Advance to MVC title game

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The Drake University women's basketball team rallied to beat the top-seeded Indiana State Sycamores, 66-58, to advance to the championship game of the 2014 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament at The Family Arena More>>

Valley Goes for the 4A Basketball Championship Tonight

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Valley takes on Iowa City West in tonight's class 4A state championship game More>>

Cyclones Advance to Big 12 Championship Game

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Iowa State beats Kansas 94-83 to advance to the Big 12 Championship game More>>

Drake Women Advance to MVC Semi-Final

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The Drake University women's basketball team held off Evansville, 71-61, on Friday afternoon to advance to the semifinals of the 2014 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament More>>

Hawkeyes Set Date for WDM Practice

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The University of Iowa football team will hold an open practice at Valley Stadium, West Des Moines, on Saturday, April 12. More>>

Hawkeyes Upset by Northwestern in Big Ten Tournament

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Tre Demps repeatedly beat the shot clock with big shots and scored 20 points to help the Wildcats hand the Hawkeyes a 67-62 loss at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. More>>

Drake Women’s Basketball Duo Claim MVC Awards

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Drake University junior Kyndal Clark (Webb City, Mo.) has been selected the 2014 Missouri Valley Conference Jackie Stiles Women's Basketball Player of the Year More>>

Coe Dismissed from ISU Football Team

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ISU defensive lineman Rodney Coe has been dismissed from the ISU football team for violation of team rules More>>

Cyclones Advance in Big 12 Tournament

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Iowa State defeats Kansas State 91-85 in opening round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament More>>

Varnardo Signed by 76er's

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The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that they have signed forward Jarvis Varnado. More>>

Iowa to Play in 2014 2K Classic

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Highlighting the field for the 20th annual 2K Sports Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project are Syracuse, Texas, California, and Iowa. More>>

Ejim Named 2nd Team All-American

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Iowa State senior Melvin Ejim has been named a United State Basketball Writers Association Second-Team All-American More>>

Secrets In the Kitchen: What A Few Top Chefs Have to Say

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Hundreds of restaurants have popped up in Des Moines in the last five years, so what do you have to do to come out on top? More>>

Drake Women Hit School-Record 17 Three's in Win

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The Bulldogs sank a school record 17 three-pointers and scored their season-high in points with 97. More>>

Cyclone Women Pick Up Road Win

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The Iowa State women's basketball team (15-4, 4-4 Big 12) defeated Texas Tech (6-13, 0-8 Big 12) in overtime 85-76, Saturday night. More>>

Wichita State Routs the Bulldogs 78-61

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Cleanthony Early scored 19 points, Ron Baker added 14 and fifth-ranked Wichita State stayed perfect with a 78-61 win over Drake on Saturday. More>>

Cyclones Snap Three Game Losing Streak

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Melvin Ejim scored 20 points and No. 16 Iowa State beat No. 22 Kansas State 81-75 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. More>>

Hawks Handle Northwestern 76-50

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Roy Devyn Marble scored 14 points and No. 10 Iowa never trailed, beating Northwestern 76-50 on Saturday. More>>

High School Basketball Scores 1/24

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High School Basketball Scores from Friday January 24th. More>>

Spurs Sign Othyus Jeffers

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The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed guard/forward Othyus Jeffers to a 10-day contract.

Jeffers, 6-5/200, most recently played for the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League.
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Lolo Jones Selection Criticized

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Lolo Jones selection to the USA Bobsled team is receiving criticism from teammates. More>>

Palo Remains Eligible for Now

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Bubu Palo will continue as part of the Iowa State men's basketball team, according to an Iowa Supreme Court ruling Friday. More>>

Lolo Jones makes Olympic Bobsled Team

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Lauryn Williams and Lolo Jones have been selected for the U.S. bobsled team that will compete in next month's Sochi Olympics. More>>

#20. Iowa upsets #3. Ohio State

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Roy Devin Marble scored 22 points, Aaron White added 19 and No. 20 Iowa ended the game on a 22-9 run to hand No. 3 Ohio State its second loss of the week, 84-74 on Sunday. More>>

Hawkeyes Open up Big Ten Play with a Win

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Devyn Marble had 15 points and eight rebounds and No. 22 Iowa opened its Big Ten season with a 67-57 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night. More>>

Energy Acquire Carmichael

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The Iowa Energy announced today they have acquired Jackie Carmichael. More>>

Romo out Sunday; Orton to Start

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Kyle Orton will start for the Cowboys in the winner-take-all game against Philadelphia on Sunday night. More>>

George Accepts NFLPA Bowl Invite

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Iowa State senior linebacker Jeremiah George has been invited to participate in the 2014 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, Jan. 18 on the campus of California State University More>>

Bluder Signs Contract Extension

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Lisa Bluder has agreed to a one-year contract extension that secures her as head coach of the women's basketball program at the University of Iowa through the 2019 basketball season More>>

Cyclones Diamond Head Classic Champions

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Deandre Kane scores 23 to lead Iowa State past Boise State, 70-66 in the Diamond Head Classic Championship game. More>>

Grand View Leads NAIA Director's Cup Standings

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Grand View jumped up from 18th to first in the final fall NAIA Learfield SportsDirectors' Cup standings after capturing the association's football championship More>>

Lazard Adds More Honors

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Urbandale senior Allen Lazard added more hardware to his list of honors today More>>

Drake Defeats Albany to Move to 8-3

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Richard Carter made two clutch buckets and five free throws for 9 of his 26 points in the final two minutes as Drake answered Albany's late-game push for a 71-63 victory on Monday. More>>

Cyclones Advance to Diamond Head Championship

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No. 14 Iowa State tied its best start in school history as the Cyclones improved to 10-0 with a 83-60 win over Akron Monday afternoon. More>>

Logic Earns Big 10 Player of the Week Honors

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University of Iowa junior guard Samantha Logic has been named Big Ten Player of Week following her second career triple-double in Iowa's 73-51 win over Drake on Saturday. More>>

Scherff, Morris Earn More Honors

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Junior offensive lineman Brandon Scherff and senior linebacker James Morris have been named to Phil Steele's postseason All-America teams More>>

Wild Snap Winless Streak

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The Iowa Wild (10-13-1-0, 21 points) defeated the Rockford IceHogs (15-12-2-0, 32 points) 3-1 in front of 6,312 fans at the Wells Fargo Arena on Sunday. More>>

Jeremiah George Named Cyclones MVP

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Senior linebacker Jeremiah George was a big winner, picking up the Pete Taylor Award as the team's most valuable player and the Al and Dean Knudson Award for the team's top defensive skill player. More>>

Panthers Defeat VCU

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The University of Northern Iowa men's basketball team tallied a 77-68 victory over Saturday over the VCU Rams at the McLeod Center.


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Iowa Tops Iowa State in Wrestling 23-9

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The Iowa State wrestling team (5-1 overall, 1-0 Big 12) was handed its first loss of the season, as it fell to No. 4 Iowa (4-0 overall, 0-0 Big 10) Sunday afternoon 23-9 More>>

Changes to the Iowa State Football Staff

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Iowa State head football coach Paul Rhoads announced today two members of the Cyclone football coaching staff have been relieved of their duties. Those coaches are offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Courtney Messingham and running backs coach Kenith Pope More>>

#2 Vikings Advance to Semi Finals of NAIA Playoffs

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Grand View overcomes early 14 point defecit to advance to NAIA semi finals More>>

Cyclones Complete Biggest Comeback in School History, Defeat West Virginia 52-44

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Redshirt freshman Grant Rohach threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Justin Coleman in the third overtime and Iowa State came from 24 points down to beat West Virginia 52-44 on Saturday night. More>>

Garrett Signs with Jazz

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The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard Diante Garrett of the NBA Development League's Iowa Energy, marking the NBA's first D-League Call-Up of the 2013-14 season. 
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Christofferson Named Big 12 Player of the Week

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Iowa State senior forward Hallie Christofferson was named this season's first Big 12 Player of the Week, the league announced today. This is her second-career weekly honor, as she garnered Freshman of the Week honors in 2010. More>>

Hawkeyes hold off Nebraska-Omaha

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Aaron White had 20 points and 15 rebounds as Iowa came from behind to beat Nebraska-Omaha 83-75 on Sunday. More>>

Chiefs improve to 8-0

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Alex Smith threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns, and the Kansas City Chiefs held off the scrappy Cleveland Browns late in the fourth quarter to preserve a 23-17 victory Sunday and remain the NFL's lone undefeated team. More>>

UNI Falls in Double Overtime

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The University of Northern Iowa football team fell in its third straight overtime game against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, 37-34. UNI is 4-4 overall and 0-4 in MVFC play. More>>

Bulldogs Beat Valparaiso

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The Drake University football team scored 16 unanswered fourth-quarter points to defeat Valparaiso, 23-10, Saturday afternoon at Drake Stadium. More>>

Lolo Jones Makes USA Bobsled Team

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Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones made the U.S. women's national bobsled team, which means she could compete at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. More>>

Hawkeyes Win in OT against Northwestern

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C.J. Fiedorowicz caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Jake Rudock in overtime to give Iowa a 17-10 win over Northwestern Saturday. More>>

Cyclones Fall to Oklahoma State

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Desmond Roland ran for a career-high 219 yards and four touchdowns and 19th-ranked Oklahoma State routed Iowa State 58-27 on Saturday for its third straight win. More>>

Johnson Finishes Fifth in FedEx Cup Standings

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His seventh-place finish Sunday in Atlanta's Tour Championship. That netted him $264,000 and put him over the $4 million mark on the PGA Tour for the second-straight year. More>>

ISU Beats Iowa in Volleyball 3-1

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The No. 25 Iowa State volleyball team was required to show some fight Saturday night against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Carver-Hawkeye Arena More>>

UNI Picks up Road Win

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The University of Northern Iowa football team earned its third win of the season today over Northern Colorado, defeating the Bears 26-7. More>>

Drake Picks up First Win of the Season

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The Drake University football team used a surge of second-half momentum to score 18 third-quarter points and propel itself past Indianapolis, 31-14 More>>

Hawks Dominate Western Michigan 59-3

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Kevonte Martin-Manley returned back-to-back punts for touchdowns; B.J. Lowery returned a pair of interceptions for TDs and Iowa rolled past Western Michigan 59-3 on Saturday. More>>

Fan Tips for Annual CyHawk Game

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Fan Tips for Annual CyHawk Game More>>

Stanzi Cut by Chiefs

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The Chiefs made 14 of the 15 moves they need to make by Tuesday's deadline to get to 75, and they got rid of a quarterback in the process.  Among the cuts was Ricky Stanzi, a project of the previous administration. More>>

Cyclones Hold Fan Fest

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For the second straight year, Hilton Coliseum was the site for the ever-popular Cyclone Fan Fest Sunday afternoon. More>>

Japan Wins Little League World Series

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Shunpei Takagi hit two solo home runs, and Tokyo beat Chula Vista, Calif., 6-4 on Sunday to win the Little League World Series. More>>

Hawkeye Volleyball Opens 2013 with Black & Gold Scrimmage

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The University of Iowa volleyball team opened the 2013 season with its annual Black and Gold Scrimmage on Mediacom Court in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, Aug. 24. More>>

Cyclone Volleyball Holds Scrimmage

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Fans were able to get their first glimpse of the 2013 Iowa State volleyball team Saturday at Hilton Coliseum during the Cardinal and Gold Scrimmage. While the Cardinal team left with a 3-1 (22-25, 25-9, 25-18, 25-17) win over the Gold squad More>>

17 Nights of Football - West Virginia

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It's out with the old and in with the unknown in Morgantown as West Virginia tries to replace 2nd round draft pick Geno Smith. More>>

17 Nights of Football: Nebraska

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Coming off a ten win season and a trip to the Big Ten Championship the Huskers expect to contend for another division title. More>>

17 Nights of Football: Kansas

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The Kansas Jayhawks are fresh off a 1 and 11 season and Charlie Weis won't sugarcoat the current state of his program. More>>

17 Nights of Football: Michigan

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Faced with a brutal schedule last year, an 8-5 season was a big letdown for Michigan. More>>

17 Nights of Football: Oklahoma

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While most programs wouldn't consider a 10-3 record a sub-par season, most schools don't have to worry about yearly expectations that demand conference titles like they do in Norman every year. More>>

Purdue Begins Hazell Era

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After and up and down 2012 Purdue made a head coaching change replacing Danny Hope with Kent State's Darrell Hazell. More>>

Zach Johnson with Another Top-10 Finish

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Iowa native closed with a 2-under-par 68 that left him in a tie for fifth and three shots out of the Patrick Reed-Jordan Spieth playoff. Reed won on the second hole of sudden-death. More>>

Bogusevic Returns to I-Cubs on Rehab Assignment

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Brian Bogusevic joins the Iowa Cubs today as part of a Major League rehab assignment.  Bogusevic has been on Chicago's disabled list since July 15 with a strained left hamstring. More>>

Urbandale Picks up First Win at LLWS

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Grant Garwood struck out 13 and allowed one hit, and Urbandale, Iowa, avoided a final-inning meltdown to eke out a 6-5 win over Grosse Pointe, Mich., in a Little League World Series elimination game Saturday night. More>>

Hawks Improve to 4-0 in Europe

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Four Hawkeyes scored 12 points to lead the University of Iowa men's basketball team to a 93-74 triumph over St. Quentin Saturday night to remain unbeaten after four games of its European trip. More>>

17 Nights of Football: TCU

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TCU returns fifteen combined starters from last year and head coach Gary Patterson knows youth can't be used as an excuse this year. More>>

17 Nights of Football: Wisconsin

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ABC5 Newsroom news@myabc5.com After seven successful years at Wisconsin Brett Bielema left the Badgers for the head coaching job at Arkansas. Former Utah State coach Gary Anderson plans to keep things More>>

17 Nights of Football: Kansas State

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Fresh off last year's Big 12 title, Kansas State has some huge holes to fill on both sides of the ball, including Heisman candidate Collin Klein. More>>

17 Nights of Football: Northwestern

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ABC5 Newsroom news@myabc5.com Expectations at Northwestern are high this fall. In 2012 the Wildcats were just a few plays away from going unbeaten.  "I've kind of heard it a little bit well maybe More>>

17 Nights of Football: Oklahoma State

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Two years removed from a Big 12 championship, Oklahoma State is prepared for another title run in Stillwater after being voted first in the Big 12 pre-season poll. More>>

17 Nights of Football: Ohio State

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Very few expected Ohio State to go unbeaten in 2012. After a perfect 12-0 campaign most expect the Buckeyes to run the table in 2013. More>>

I-Cubs Extend Winning Streak

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Brooks Raley tossed eight shutout innings and scored the go-ahead run in the sixth to lift the Iowa Cubs (56-65) over the Fresno Grizzlies (56-64) 3-0 on Saturday night at Principal Park. More>>

Furyk Takes 3rd Round Lead at PGA Championship

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Jim Furyk has a one-stroke lead going to the final round of the PGA Championship. More>>

17 Nights of Football - Baylor

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Baylor won five of their last six games, including a 49-26 thumping of UCLA in the Holiday Bowl, reinforcing why the Bears received 2 1st-place votes in this year's pre-season Big 12 poll More>>

17 Nights of Football: Michigan State

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Last year's 3-5 record in the Big Ten didn't sit well with Michigan State. More>>

17 Nights of Football - Texas Tech

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Much like Paul Rhoads, it's a homecoming for new head coach Kliff Kingsbury as he returns to Lubbock to take over his alma matter. More>>

Stewart breaks leg in Iowa Crash

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart broke his right leg in a sprint car race Monday night at Southern Iowa Speedway. More>>

17 Nights of Football - Texas

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2013 Texas Longhorn Preview More>>

Tiger Wins Bridgestone Invitational

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Tiger Woods played safe and smart with a big lead, parring 16 holes in an even-par 70 Sunday to coast to a seven-shot victory at the Bridgestone Invitational for his eighth win at the event More>>

NCAA Investigating Johnny Manziel

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ESPN says the NCAA is investigating whether Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was paid for signing hundreds of autographs in January. More>>

Murphy Called up to the Chicago Cubs

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The Chicago Cubs have selected the contract of SS Donnie Murphy from the Iowa Cubs. More>>

Dragons 4A Baseball Champions Again

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Johnston won its second state baseball championship in six years on Saturday, defeating Sioux City East 9-3 at Principal Park. More>>

Keselowski Takes U.S. Cellular 250 Title

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Brad Keselowski overcame a violation on pit road, an overheating engine and charged to the front Saturday night to win the U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. More>>

Clear Lake Wins Class 3A Championship

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Second-ranked Clear Lake, making just its third summer state baseball tournament appearance, won its first title in the sport with a 6-2 win over Davenport Assumption in the Class 3-A finals More>>

Dyersville Beckman Wins 2A Title in Dramatic Fashion

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Beckman of Dyersville scored both of its runs in the bottom of the seventh inning on a pair of bases-loaded walks to beat North Polk in the Class 2-A state championship 2-1 on Saturday. More>>

Newman Catholic Wins Class 1A Title

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op-ranked Newman finished its wire-to-wire run at No. 1 with the school's fourth state championship, beating upset-minded Van Buren 6-2 in Saturday's Class 1A title game More>>

Blackhawks beat Kings in Game Two

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Bryan Bickell and Michal Handzus scored on consecutive shots in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks chased goalie Jonathan Quick on their way to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. More>>

Zach Johnson in the mix at Colonial

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Matt Kuchar made a 12-foot birdie putt at the 16th hole to regain the lead near the end of a long Saturday at Colonial, and led four players by a stroke after three rounds. More>>

Annett to Test Car Monday at Iowa Speedway

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Des Moines native Michael Annett, the Richard Petty Motorsports Nationwide Series driver, will be testing his #43 Ford Mustang on Iowa Speedway's 7/8-mile tri-oval this Monday evening, May 27, from 5:00 to 11:00 pm. More>>

Three More Hawkeye game times set

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Iowa will be on the road for two Big Ten opponent Homecoming games in 2013.  The Hawkeyes' road contests at Minnesota (Sept. 28) and Ohio State (Oct. 19) will both start at 2:30 p.m. (CT).  Both contests will be aired on ABC, with an ESPN or ESPN2 mirror. More>>

Pacers beat Knicks to advance to Western Conference Finals

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Lance Stephenson scored nine of his playoff career-high 23 points during a late 11-2 run Saturday night, leading the Indiana Pacers past the New York Knicks, 106-99 and into the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2004. More>>

Tiger Woods Given two Stroke Penalty

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Tiger Woods got a reprieve Saturday in the Masters when he was given a two-shot penalty for a bad drop but was allowed to stay in the tournament. More>>

I-Cubs Fall to 0-4

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Nick Buss had a double and a homer among four hits in his first triple-A start to lead the Albuquerque Isotopes (4-0) to a 7-3 win over the Iowa Cubs (0-4) at Isotopes Park this afternoon. More>>

Wolverines will meet Louisville in Championship

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The Michigan Wolverines advanced to the NCAA Championship game tonight, beating Syracuse 61-56. More>>

Louisville Headed to Championship

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Russ Smith scored 21 points, Luke Hancock added 20 off the bench and the Cardinals rallied from a 12-point deficit in the second half to beat Wichita State 72-68. More>>

Clyburn Invited to Portsmouth

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Iowa State senior Will Clyburn is one of 64 players invited to the 61st annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, April 10-13 in Portsmouth, Va. More>>

Barnstormers Lose Home Opener

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The Iowa Barnstormers lose their home opener tonight to the Spokane Shock, 66-43.  With the loss, the Barnstormers fall to 2-1 on the season. More>>

I-Cubs Fall to 0-2

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 Brad Nelson belted two home runs, but the Albuquerque Isotopes (2-0) scored six runs in the fifth inning and went on to a 10-6 win over the Iowa Cubs (0-2) at Isotopes Park today. More>>

Chris Allen Signed by Iowa Energy

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The Iowa Energy have signed former Iowa State Cyclone guard Chris Allen.   More>>

Bill Walker Joins Drake Staff

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Former Texas A&M and Minnesota assistant coach Bill Walker has joined the Drake University men's basketball program as an assistant coach, head coach Ray Giacoletti announced Friday. More>>

Poppens Earns Senior Class Award

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Iowa State senior forward Chelsea Poppens has been named a Senior Class Award First-Team All-American. Deleware's Elena Delle Donne earned the 2012-13 Senior CLASS Award. More>>

Jones Returning for Drake Relays

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Des Moines native Lolo Jones will be returning to the blue oval again this spring.  Drake Relays Director Brian Brown announced today that Jones will be competing in the 100 meter hurdles during this year's Drake Relays.  The Drake relays begin three weeks from tonight on  April 24th. More>>

Christofferson, Poppens Honored By Associated Press

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Iowa State senior forward Chelsea Poppens and junior forward Hallie Christofferson have been recognized as honorable mention All-Americans by The Associated Press. More>>

UNI game moved to Wednesday

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Due to a Blizzard, the University of Northern Iowa men's basketball game vs. North Dakota in the 2013 CollegeInsider.com Tournament has been delayed to Wed., March 20, at 7 p.m. More>>

Jayhawks Big 12 Champs

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Jeff Withey had 17 points and nine rebounds, Perry Ellis andNaadir Tharpe added 12 points each, and the seventh-rankedJayhawks pounded the No. 11 Wildcats 70-54 on Saturday night to win their ninth Big 12 tournament championship. More>>

UNI Women Fall in OT

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The UNI women's basketball team lost to the top-seeded Wichita State Shockers today in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, 75-71 in overtime. More>>

Cyclones Sent Home from Kansas City

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Perry Ellis scored a career-high 23 points, and seventh-ranked Kansas pulled away in the second half to beat Iowa State 88-73 on Friday night and reach the Big 12 tournament title game. More>>

Hawkeyes Lose a Heartbreaker

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Adreian Payne had 18 points and 10 rebounds, leading No. 8 Michigan State to a rugged 59-56 victory over Iowa in the Big Ten quarterfinals on Friday night. More>>

Hawks Lose a Heartbreaker

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The Iowa Hawkeyes lose a heart-breaker tonight in the Big Ten Conference quarterfinals to Michigan State, 59-56. More>>

Cyclones Fall in Round 3 vs. Jayhawks

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The Kansas Jayhawks ran away from the Iowa State Cyclones in the second half, sending the Cyclones home early from the Big 12 tournament tonight, 88-73. More>>

Freshman Mason Leaving Bulldogs

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Drake University freshman men's basketball student-athlete Micah Mason has requested and been granted a release from his scholarship at Drake University. More>>

Hawks Advance to Quarterfinals

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Iowa defeats Northwestern 73-59, in the opening round of the Big Ten Conference Tournament, advancing to the quarterfinals tomorrow against Michigan State. More>>

Phelps Relieved of Head Coaching Duties

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Drake men's basketball coach Mark Phelps has been relieved of his head coaching duties after 5 seasons with the Bulldogs.  Drake was 15-17 overall and 7-11 in Missouri Valley play this season.   More>>

ISU Students Won't Face Criminal Charges for Discriminatory Tweets

Iowa State students who posted to Twitter after the game against Kansas on Monday will not face criminal charges. More>>

Fans injured after horrific crash at Daytona Speedway

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NASCAR fans were injured Saturday when large chunks of debris, including a tire, sailed into the grandstands when a car flew into the fence on a frightening last-lap accident in the second-tier Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
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#22. Michigan State gets past Iowa

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Branden Dawson scored a career-high 17 points, including a late steal and tiebreaking dunk that helped No. 22 Michigan State hold off Iowa 62-59 on Thursday night. More>>

No one elected to baseball Hall of Fame

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Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball's Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades. More>>

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