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Allen Leads Cyclones Past Aggies, 69-46

Allen Leads Cyclones Past Aggies, 69-46

From cyclones.com: AMES, Iowa – A 28-5 run by Iowa State in the middle part of the game provided the cushion in a 69-46 victory over Texas A&M Saturday afternoon…

No. 7 Baylor Downs Iowa, 4-0

No. 7 Baylor Downs Iowa, 4-0

WACO, Texas — It was a classic pitcher’s duel for three innings before seventh-ranked Baylor pushed a run across the plate in the fourth and three more in the sixth…

Iowa Pounds Shockers in Season-Opener

Iowa Pounds Shockers in Season-Opener

WACO, Texas — The University of Iowa softball team opened its 2012 season with an 11-0 run-rule, five inning victory over Wichita State on Friday afternoon at the Getterman Classic.…

Turnovers doom Wolves to 104-97 loss to Mavericks

Turnovers doom Wolves to 104-97 loss to Mavericks

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — The last time the Minnesota Timberwolves threw the basketball around so recklessly, at least their coach didn’t have to watch it. (PHOTO: The…

Tuesday and Thursday Rose Bowl scores

Over The Hill 2/07/12 (4 person team) High Scratch Game 1. Don Wickwire 218 2. Gene Roberts 202 3. Mike Roberts 199 1. Evonne Witham 208 2. Michele Olson 203…

Freshman steps up for Hawks

Freshman steps up for Hawks

The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – IOWA CITY – Earlier this week when asked what her team needed to do to replace the game-night contributions of Jamie Printy, University of…

For the pro athlete, it’s just a job

By Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Within hours of creating one its most glorious moments, the pro sports world exposed one of its dirty little secrets. Hours…

Chipper Woods bringing galleries back to his side

Chipper Woods bringing galleries back to his side

By Mark Purdy, San Jose Mercury News – PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. —According to a new Forbes magazine poll, Tiger Woods is the second most disliked athlete in America. He is ranked…

NIACC hosting NJCAA District Wrestling tournament on Saturday

NIACC hosting NJCAA District Wrestling tournament on Saturday

MASON CITY, Iowa – NIACC will host the NJCAA North Central Regional District Wrestling Tournament on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The meet will have close to 80 wrestlers competing…

Hawkeye women beat Minnesota, 75-58

Hawkeye women beat Minnesota, 75-58

Star Tribune, Minneapolis – IOWA CITY – The Gophers women’s basketball team lost to Iowa 75-58 on Thursday night and now has its first three-game losing streak of the season.…

Wild weighing options with Lundin

By Michael Russo, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – ST. PAUL, Minn. — Chuck Fletcher’s the type of guy to give a player a new lease on life if he’s unable to get…

Barea shows he’s back

Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Considering that the Wolves posted season lows in points in the second quarter, first half and for the game in Wednesday’s 85-80 loss in…

Love liking all-star invitation

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Western Conference coaches on Thursday invited Timberwolves forward Kevin Love to his second NBA All-Star Game, one year after Commissioner David Stern…

Love liking all-star invitation

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Western Conference coaches on Thursday invited Timberwolves forward Kevin Love to his second NBA All-Star Game, one year after Commissioner David Stern…

Tiger Woods starts with a 68 at Spyglass Hill

By Diane Pucin, Los Angeles Times – PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tiger Woods is tied for 15th place. That’s not bad, but it can be made to sound better. Woods shot…

Mohawk girls win conference bowling title

Mohawk girls win conference bowling title

CIML Conference Meet Results: 1st place all conference Rebecca Broerman with a 430 two game series 3rd place all conference Samantha Radcliff with a 401 two game series 4th place…

Hawkeye football ticket prices climb

Hawkeye football ticket prices climb

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The cost for tickets to home games of the University of Iowa football team will increase $2 per game for the general public and UI faculty…

Panthers Stumble at Wichita State, 82-57

Panthers Stumble at Wichita State, 82-57

WICHITA, Kan. – The Wichita State Shockers scored an 82-57 win over the University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team on Wednesday in Koch Arena. The Panthers fell to 16-10 overall…

Interview with Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz

Interview with Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz

COACH FERENTZ:  First of all, just welcome to everybody.  Sorry this is the first time I’ve had a chance to say something publicly about Ken O’Keefe.  Just want to take…

Mansfield’s 21 Leads Iowa State Past Missouri, 65-52

Mansfield’s 21 Leads Iowa State Past Missouri, 65-52

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lauren Mansfield hit on 5-of-8 3-point attempts and finished with a season-high 21 points to lead Iowa State (14-8 overall, 5-6 Big 12) to its fifth win…

Ferentz names Parker as Defensive Coordinator

Ferentz names Parker as Defensive Coordinator

IOWA CITY, Iowa – – Phil Parker, defensive backfield coach at the University of Iowa the past 13 seasons, has been named defensive coordinator.  In addition, Darrell Wilson and Reese…

With Ferentz, familiarity doesn’t breed contempt

Mike Hlas, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – IOWA CITY — Last month, Florida head coach Will Muschamp hired Boise State offensive coordinator Brent Pease to take the same job with…

NIACC men lose to Southwestern, 90-77

NIACC men lose to Southwestern, 90-77

CRESTON, Iowa – The NIACC men’s basketball team could not overcome foul troubles and a 48-30 halftime deficit in a 90-77 loss to Southwestern on Wednesday night. NIACC (13-12, 4-5…

With no Love in Memphis, Timberwolves fall to Grizzlies

With no Love in Memphis, Timberwolves fall to Grizzlies

By Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MEMPHIS — For the entire fourth quarter, the starters sat, Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman dug deep into his bench and a group of…

With Love out, Wolves beat Kings

With Love out, Wolves beat Kings

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves survived without suspended star Kevin Love on Tuesday night, beating Sacramento 86-84 at Target Center in a game that…

Tiger Woods set for PGA Tour debut

By Diane Pucin, Los Angeles Times – PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tiger Woods, wearing a windbreaker and answering questions humorously and seriously, spoke nearly 1,540 words of insight about his own…

Another super season in the books, NFL still has work to do

By Bill Dwyre, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — There are 366 days from this year’s Super Bowl to the next, and there is a lot of work to do.…

Clippers’ Billups out for the season with torn Achilles’ tendon

By Mike James, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — An MRI exam Tuesday revealed that Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups has a torn left Achilles’ tendon. Billups, who was…

Bulls confident Rose can bounce back quickly

By K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — At this rate, the Bulls might start longing for the days Derrick Rose merely hurt himself with an apple cutter in bed. Rose…

At Nebraska, Smith and his Gophers get another look at what they’re missing

By Amelia Rayno, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – LINCOLN, Neb. — Some look at a college basketball practice facility and see a necessary part of a successful puzzle. Others see an effective…

WADA: New human growth hormone doping test close to introduction

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — An improved test method for human growth hormone doping could be in place for the London Olympics in summer, World Anti-Doping Agency general secretary David Howman said…

Stern says he’s open to an NBA return to Seattle

By Steve Miletich, The Seattle Times – SEATTLE — NBA Commissioner David Stern says he is open to the league returning to Seattle, revealing he has met with the San Francisco…

Contador stripped of Tour title

By Diane Pucin, Los Angeles Times – Alberto Contador, for a brief time Lance Armstrong’s cycling teammate, had his 2010 Tour de France title taken away and a two-year ban for…

Erb recognized as top recruiter

IOWA CITY, Iowa – – University of Iowa running backs coach Lester Erb has been recognized by Rivals.com as one of the top 25 recruiters in the nation.  The honor…

Bowling scores: 2-3-2012 through 2-6-2012

Early Bird Mixed 2/03/12 (4 person team) High team scratch game – Budweiser 743 High team scratch series – Budweiser 2,064 High Individual games 1. Tim Lewis 245 2. Phil…

Miami upsets No. 7 Duke

By Nate Taylor, McClatchy Newspapers – DURHAM, N.C. — In the game before the big game, the Duke Blue Devils ran into a feisty Miami team that showed no fear inside…

O’Keefe says goodbye

Marc Morehouse, CR Gazette – IOWA CITY — Thirteen years fills up a handful of boxes. Ken O’Keefe’s had them stacked outside of his office Monday morning. After 13 years…

Williams looks to define role with Timberwolves

By Chip Scoggins, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Derrick Williams tweeted a seven-word message Saturday night that didn’t require too much effort reading between the lines. “Anybody ever felt like…

Rose a non-factor in Bulls’ rout of Nets

By K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune – NEWARK, N.J. — Derrick Rose dominates headlines even when he doesn’t play. The Bulls absolutely annihilated the short-handed Nets 108-87 on Monday night at the…

Poppens Earns Second Player of the Week Award

Poppens Earns Second Player of the Week Award

IRVING, Texas – Iowa State forward Chelsea Poppens was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second time this season. Poppens posted double-doubles…