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Man City's rotten Champions League luck has turned

National Sports - ESPN - August 7, 2020 - 8:04pm
Man City has looked overawed by the Champions League. After knocking out Real Madrid, that's no longer the case.
Categories: National Sports

Amid pandemic, Legion Arts stages comeback

Cedar Rapids Gazette - August 7, 2020 - 8:01pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Legion Arts, the pioneering arts and culture organization that owns CSPS Hall in NewBo, had a “vibrant and exciting” spring season planned before COVID-19 swept...
Categories: State/Local News

Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt said there were 'no flags' raised when hiring allegedly abusive coaches

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 7:19pm

Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt explains why it took more than a month to fire women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings after hearing committee's report.

Categories: World/National News

Saying goodbye to dying wife likely cost 90-year-old 'Romeo' his life. He had no regrets, family says.

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 7:06pm

Sam and JoAnn Reck, were married nearly 30 years. Sam tested positive for COVID-19 after he visited JoAnn, who was dying of the virus.

Categories: World/National News

Ready to travel? Alaska Airlines just launched a two-day BOGO ticket deal

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 7:00pm

The Seattle-based airline, big on the West Coast, is trying to spur fall bookings during the pandemic. The sale includes tickets to Mexico and Hawaii.

Categories: World/National News

Washington Football Team cuts Derrius Guice after RB's arrest on domestic violence charges

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 6:51pm

Hours after being arrested on charges related to domestic violence, running back Derrius Guice was released by the Washington Football Team.

Categories: World/National News

$26 million coming Iowa student internet connections

Cedar Rapids Gazette - August 7, 2020 - 6:17pm
DES MOINES — About $26 million in federal aid is now available to K-12 public schools, private schools and colleges and universities in Iowa, primarily to increase internet connectivity for...
Categories: State/Local News

Michelle Obama has a 'Black girl magic' playlist for you

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 6:16pm

Michelle Obama would like to be your DJ with a 41-track playlist featuring Beyonce, Jhene Aiko, Jill Scott and more Black female artists.

Categories: World/National News

Opinion: Only a matter of time before college athletes use all of their power to dismantle system

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 5:45pm

At some point in coming years, college athletes will boycott a major sports event, or a star player who leads a movement will help destroy amateurism.

Categories: World/National News

29-story office tower in Kentucky secretly owned by billionaire Russian oligarchs, feds say

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 5:35pm

The Justice Department alleges that the former PNC Plaza in Louisville was purchased using embezzled money.

Categories: World/National News

US intel: Russia working to defeat Biden; China and Iran prefer Trump defeat

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 5:22pm

Russia wants to "denigrate" Joe Biden, while China views Trump as "unpredictable," says the U.S. National Counter-Intelligence and Security Center.

Categories: World/National News

Former Angels staffer charged in Skaggs' death

National Sports - ESPN - August 7, 2020 - 5:21pm
Former Angels staffer Eric Kay has been charged with illegal possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance in connection with the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs.
Categories: National Sports

SEC unveils new foes for conference teams

National Sports - ESPN - August 7, 2020 - 5:21pm
The SEC revealed each school's additional two league football games on Friday as the league gets set for a 10-game conference-only slate.
Categories: National Sports

Haotong shoots 65, surprised to be leading PGA

National Sports - ESPN - August 7, 2020 - 5:21pm
Li Haotong, who shot a 65 on Friday, is looking to become the first player from China to ever lead after any round of a major championship.
Categories: National Sports

FCS playoffs shelved for fall; talk starts on spring

National Sports - ESPN - August 7, 2020 - 5:21pm
The number of FCS programs that have decided not to play football is nearing 75 out of 127, meaning the playoffs will not be held this fall.
Categories: National Sports

Best of Friday at NFL training camps: Belichick smiles, backward pants, Super Bowl chains and Dak's letter to save a man

National Sports - ESPN - August 7, 2020 - 5:21pm
Coach Belichick is back in his element, while the Chargers' Austin Ekeler is having a wardrobe malfunction. Check out the top photos, videos, quotes and notes from the NFL on Friday.
Categories: National Sports

Iowa casino revenue inching back

Cedar Rapids Gazette - August 7, 2020 - 5:14pm
DES MOINES — Up and running but coping with the continuing coronavirus pandemic, Iowa’s 19 state-licensed casinos took in less revenue and saw attendance plummet in July compared with a...
Categories: State/Local News

Former Angels employee Eric Kay charged with distributing fentanyl in connection with Tyler Skaggs' death

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 5:10pm

Eric Kay, the Angels' former director of communications, was charged with providing fentanyl in connection to the 2019 death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs.

Categories: World/National News

Exclusive: Joe Biden and Democrats unveil details of DNC convention including nightly themes, ways to watch

USA Today - August 7, 2020 - 5:01pm

'Uniting America' will be the DNC convention's theme. Speakers include former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

Categories: World/National News

Prospect Meadows busy again with baseball and softball this summer

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 7, 2020 - 4:57pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The next couple of weeks will allow Steve James and his staff an opportunity to catch their collective breath. The new Prospect Meadows baseball and softball complex in Marion...
Categories: State/Local Sports


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