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Former Iowa DB Maurice Fleming adds to accusations made against Kirk Ferentz, Chris Doyle

July 1, 2020 - 8:32pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Another former University of Iowa football player released an official statement on the Pre-Post Game, LLC, Facebook page Wednesday, disparaging the program and specifically...
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Photos: Iowa City Liberty vs. Linn-Mar, Iowa high school softball

July 1, 2020 - 8:08pm
Linn-Mar hosts Iowa City Liberty for a doubleheader
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What has Carson King been up to during pandemic? Planning more fundraisers

July 1, 2020 - 6:34pm
Carson King, the “Iowa Legend” who raised $3 million for the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, has been working construction, waiting for the pandemic to pass so he can...
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4A, 3A Iowa high school baseball teams get substate assignments

July 1, 2020 - 5:11pm
Iowa high school baseball postseason assignments for all classes have been set and now the bigger schools know the hurdles in their way to reach the state tournament. Although the seeds and matchups...
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Cedar Rapids RoughRiders hire Christian Frey as new goaltender coach

July 1, 2020 - 2:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders have announced the hiring of Christian Frey as their new goaltending coach. Frey, 27, is a Texas native who played for Des Moines, Tri-City and...
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2020 Zach Johnson Foundation Classic canceled

July 1, 2020 - 10:26am
The 2020 Zach Johnson Foundation Classic, scheduled for July 27 at Elmcrest Country Club, was canceled Wednesday due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Foundation had announced earlier this...
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Softball notes: Turkey Valley is racking up the runs, and the wins

July 1, 2020 - 9:27am
Junior Hackman was quick to provide a disclaimer. “We haven’t faced really good pitching so far,” said Hackman, head softball coach at Turkey Valley. But still ... The Trojans...
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Iowa Speedway will allow limited fans for IndyCar races in July

July 1, 2020 - 8:59am
Tickets are on sale for a three-race weekend coming to Iowa Speedway in Newton later this month. The July 17-18 weekend will include two IndyCar 250 races and an ARCA stock car lunch time...
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After fighting cancer and COVID-19, Vinton’s Terry Dulin is back racing again

July 1, 2020 - 8:53am
VINTON — Terry Dulin decided when he was 6 months old he wanted to sit up like a racecar driver when he moved about. That’s when his family started calling him...
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Coaches eager, wary as preparation for fall sports begins

June 30, 2020 - 6:47pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Brian White is optimistic. Perhaps he is seeing things more with his heart, which is all right. Though it was an unfair question to ask the Cedar Rapids Kennedy head football...
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Season officially canceled for Cedar Rapids Kernels and everyone else

June 30, 2020 - 6:46pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — For the first time since it was created, there will be no minor league baseball season. That has been assumed for a long time but confirmed officially Tuesday. Major League...
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Photos: 2020 Midwest Junior Championship

June 30, 2020 - 6:18pm
The 2020 boys and girls Midwest Junior Championship was held at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City wrapping up Tuesday afternoon.
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CPU’s Ryley Goebel commits to UNI women’s basketball

June 30, 2020 - 3:35pm
CENTER POINT — The women’s basketball pipeline from Center Point-Urbana to the Missouri Valley Conference continues to flow. Ryley Goebel, a junior-to-be at CPU, announced her...
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Hawkeye sports shave millions from budget; Ferentz and Barta take pay cuts

June 30, 2020 - 2:04pm
IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa’s Athletics Department on Tuesday announced $15 million in budget cuts for the new fiscal year — including one-year 15-percent pay cuts to its...
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Tyler Cook signs with Denver Nuggets for season restart

June 30, 2020 - 9:48am
Tyler Cook is going back to where it started for him, NBA-wise. The former Iowa Hawkeyes forward has signed a substitute two-way contract with the Denver Nuggets and will be eligible to play for the...
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New Cyclone basketball player left Ole Miss because of state flag

June 30, 2020 - 8:56am
This offseason, men’s college basketball players have transferred from Southern Utah to Boston College, from Georgetown to Arizona, from Kansas City to Maine. That’s just three of the...
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Teenage brothers team up as driver and crew chief at Eastern Iowa race tracks

June 29, 2020 - 10:52pm
INDEPENDENCE — Racing needs youth and Independence Motor Speedway is restocking its pool with local talent like Logan and Landon Duffy. Logan, the driver, is 16, and crew chief Landon recently...
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Iowa State football: Who’s the next Zach Petersen primed for a breakout season on the D-line?

June 29, 2020 - 10:48pm
AMES — Zach Petersen’s name got tossed around like a hot potato before last season as a player who could break out for the Iowa State football team. Petersen played in eight games as a...
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Cedar Rapids Jefferson baseball finds 1st win of season with huge late rally

June 29, 2020 - 10:18pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The top of the third inning of the nightcap rolled around Monday night, and, unexpectedly, all of the sprinklers on Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s baseball diamond popped out of...
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Missouri Valley Football Conference 2020 power rankings: NDSU, UNI are 1-2

June 29, 2020 - 10:18pm
CEDAR FALLS — With less than 70 days until the college football season begins Missouri Valley Conference preseason power rankings are here. 1. North Dakota State 2019: 16-0, 8-0 There are no...
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