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Jones breaks through ahead of Nationwide debut

Jones breaks through ahead of Nationwide debut

DES MOINES, Iowa | Erik Jones has discovered that driving the No. 51 truck isn't nearly as easy as Kyle Busch makes it look.

July 16, 2014 5:31 pm

Hornish Jr. win Nationwide race in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa | Sam Hornish Jr. went from nearly winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series season title to losing his ride.

May 18, 2014 4:46 pm

Iowa baseball museum struggles when namesake dies

VAN METER, Iowa | Nothing brings former Cleveland Indians star Bob Feller's hometown of Van Meter, Iowa, together quite like Randi Van Rees and her succulent pork tenderloin sandwiches.

April 25, 2014 4:08 pm
Teenager Spieth is youngest PGA winner in 82 years

Teenager Spieth is youngest PGA winner in 82 years

SILVIS, Ill. |

July 14, 2013 8:06 pm Photos

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Castroneves wins IndyCar pole at Iowa

Castroneves wins IndyCar pole at Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa | IndyCar points leader Helio Castroneves claimed the pole for today's race at Iowa Speedway, but he'll start 11th after switching out his engine.

June 22, 2013 5:07 pm Photos

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Hunter-Reay closes in on Castroneves heading to Iowa Speedway

Hunter-Reay closes in on Castroneves heading to Iowa Speedway

NEWTON, Iowa | Last season, Ryan Hunter-Reay strung together back-to-back wins at Milwaukee and Iowa during a stretch that was crucial in clinching his first IndyCar Series title.

June 21, 2013 6:46 pm
Notre Dame women advance with win over Iowa

Notre Dame women advance with win over Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Skylar Diggins hit the layup, drew the foul and pumped her fist as though she was playing in South Bend rather than Iowa City.

March 26, 2013 11:00 pm
Notre Dame to face Iowa on the road in NCAAs

Notre Dame to face Iowa on the road in NCAAs

IOWA CITY, Iowa | It's hard not to view Notre Dame's NCAA tournament draw as the worst among the top seeds.

March 25, 2013 5:15 pm
Thrilling finishes, upsets fuel Big Ten

Thrilling finishes, upsets fuel Big Ten

The Big Ten may well be the best league in the nation. It has certainly been one of the most fun to watch this season.

February 11, 2013 6:00 pm
Big Ten a decided underdog in most bowl games

Big Ten a decided underdog in most bowl games

DES MOINES, Iowa | The Big Ten spent much of the year as a national punch line.

December 18, 2012 7:45 pm
Purdue stuns Iowa to snap 5-game skid

Purdue stuns Iowa to snap 5-game skid

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Purdue has struggled so much in recent weeks that it's easy to forget that it's the same team that nearly took down Notre Dame and Ohio State on the road.

November 10, 2012 3:48 pm
No. 13 Michigan kicks off November grind at Iowa

No. 13 Michigan kicks off November grind at Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Michigan coach Brady Hoke has been harping on the importance of November since he took over in January, and he drove the point home this week with signs plastered around the Wolverines football complex.

November 04, 2011 8:55 pm
Vandenberg lifts Iowa past Northwestern 41-31

Vandenberg lifts Iowa past Northwestern 41-31

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Northwestern had plenty of offense, but its defense couldn't stop Iowa when it mattered most Saturday.

October 15, 2011 10:55 pm
Iowa looks to end Northwestern's series dominance

Iowa looks to end Northwestern's series dominance

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Whether it was luck, talent or both, Iowa used to own Penn State.

October 11, 2011 10:00 pm
Marco Andretti wins IndyCar race in Iowa

Marco Andretti wins IndyCar race in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa | Five years after Marco Andretti earned his first career victory as a promising rookie with a famous last name, his winless drought is over.

June 25, 2011 10:30 pm
Kurt Busch takes pole for Cup race in Kansas

Kurt Busch takes pole for Cup race in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. | Kurt Busch captured the pole for NASCAR's Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway, reversing a decade of bad qualifying luck at the 1.5-mile track.

June 04, 2011 1:30 pm
Iowa stuns No. 6 Purdue men's basketball team in season finale

Iowa stuns No. 6 Purdue men's basketball team in season finale

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Purdue was playing for a possible share of the Big Ten title and perhaps even a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament.

March 05, 2011 8:45 pm
Rebuilding in Big Ten challenging for bottom 3

Rebuilding in Big Ten challenging for bottom 3

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Tom Crean came to Indiana after five NCAA tournament trips and a Final Four appearance at Marquette. John Beilein won 73 games in his final three seasons at West Virginia, and Iowa's Fran McCaffery was the only coach in the country to lead his team to three straight regular…

January 28, 2011 10:00 pm
No. 23 Illinois teams up to trounce Iowa

No. 23 Illinois teams up to trounce Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Demetri McCamey led five players in double figures with 20 points and No. 23 Illinois beat host Iowa 87-77 on Wednesday night in its Big Ten opener.

December 29, 2010 10:00 pm

Quarterbacks lead offensive renaissance in Big Ten

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Quick: Name the league with the nation's best crop of quarterbacks this season.

October 14, 2010 10:00 pm

NASCAR discouraging negative spin of sport

NEWTON, Iowa | NASCAR president Mike Helton insists he wants drivers to feel free to express themselves.

July 29, 2010 9:30 pm

Oklahoma beats Kentucky to earn Final Four berth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Superstar Courtney Paris was gone, and so was her twin sister, Ashley. Oklahoma then lost guard Whitney Hand, the reigning Big 12 freshman of the year, to a season-ending knee injury.

March 31, 2010 9:10 am

Notre Dame's run ends short of Elite Eight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Nyeshia Stevenson made a 3-pointer with 4.4 seconds left in overtime and third-seeded Oklahoma knocked off second-seeded Notre Dame 77-72 in overtime Sunday night to reach the regional finals for the second year in a row.

March 29, 2010 12:00 am

Iowa hands Indiana its 10th straight loss

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Matt Gatens scored a career-high 25 points and Iowa beat reeling Indiana 73-57 on Sunday to snap a three-game losing streak.

February 28, 2010 7:00 pm
Northwestern upsets No. 8 Iowa 17-10

Northwestern upsets No. 8 Iowa 17-10

IOWA CITY, Iowa | With Ricky Stanzi watching from the sideline on crutches, No. 8 Iowa ran out of magic.

November 08, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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No. 8 Iowa not looking past Northwestern

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Much of the buzz surrounding No. 8 Iowa has been about its resume, and whether the Hawkeyes can truly be considered national title contenders when they keep sneaking past everyone.

November 07, 2009 12:00 am

Indiana blows another big lead in loss to Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Of all the holes Iowa has dug itself, this was the deepest.

November 01, 2009 12:00 am

Hoosiers lose another lead, Iowa rallies to 42-24 win

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Ricky Stanzi overcame a career-high five interceptions to throw two long touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, helping No. 7 Iowa rally for a 42-24 victory over Indiana on Saturday.

October 31, 2009 2:50 pm Related

E.C.'s Moore leads Purdue as Hummel returns to lineup

IOWA CITY, Iowa | E.C. Central grad E'Twaun Moore scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and No. 20 Purdue outlasted undermanned Iowa 49-45 on Saturday.

February 14, 2009 12:00 am

Valpo's Samardzija enjoys life in Triple-A

DES MOINES, Iowa | Shortly after his promotion to Triple-A, the Iowa Cubs pulled a fast one on pitcher and Valparaiso High grad Jeff Samardzija.

July 03, 2008 12:00 am

Valpo's Samardzija enjoying life in Triple-A

DES MOINES, Iowa | Shortly after his promotion to Triple-A, the Iowa Cubs pulled a fast one on pitcher and Valparaiso High School grad Jeff Samardzija.

July 02, 2008 12:00 am

Eric Gordon scores 25 in Big Ten debut in IU's win

MEN'S BASKETBALL

January 03, 2008 12:00 am

Loss knocks Illini out of poll

COLLEGE FOOTBALL | ILLINI

October 15, 2007 12:00 am

Greenwood's goal-line INT helps Iowa beat Illinois

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Illinois quarterback Eddie McGee scanned the field and spotted an open receiver in the end zone.

October 14, 2007 12:00 am

Illinois to face struggling Hawkeyes today

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

October 13, 2007 12:00 am

Iowa looking for payback against IU

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

September 29, 2007 12:00 am

IRL extends agreement with Iowa 250

AUTO RACING

August 17, 2007 12:00 am

Patrick seeking first career win at Iowa 250

NEWTON, Iowa | The last time Danica Patrick raced in Iowa, it was in a go-kart.

June 23, 2007 12:00 am

Iowans elated over Zach Johnson's Masters win

DES MOINES, Iowa | When asked to describe himself shortly after his Masters victory Sunday, Zach Johnson said, "I'm from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. That's about it. I'm a normal guy."

April 10, 2007 12:00 am

Hawkeyes, Illini to jostle for strong seeds in Big Ten tournament

DES MOINES, Iowa | Logic seemed to dictate that at some point this season, the Big Ten pack behind Ohio State and Wisconsin would sort itself out.

March 03, 2007 12:00 am

Iowa slips past Michigan State

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Adam Haluska scored 16 points, Cyrus Tate added 14 and Iowa beat Michigan State 62-60 Thursday in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

January 05, 2007 12:00 am
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