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McIlroy's father cashes in on son's Open title

A spokesperson for British betting firm Ladbrokes confirmed on Sunday afternoon that it had held three bets that will allow Rory McIlroy's father Gerry and his friends to make more than $300,000 off his son's victory at Hoylake.

posted 2014-07-20 15:24:19 by

Rams' Dunbar, NBA player arrested for fight

Authorities say two professional athletes have been arrested after a fight outside a Miami Beach nightclub.

posted 2014-07-20 14:58:13 by

Sources: Bulls adding Brooks to boost bench

The Chicago Bulls are finalizing a deal with free-agent guard Aaron Brooks, according to sources close to the talks.

posted 2014-07-20 13:39:55 by

Father knows bet: Dad to cash in on Rory win

According to the BBC's Andrew Cotter, 10 years ago Rory McIlroy's father Gerry and three friends made a legal bet of 400 British pounds (100 each, equivalent to $170.87 currently) that the then-15-year-old would win the Open Championship by the…

posted 2014-07-20 13:28:57 by

Tiger eyes Ryder despite worst major finish

Tiger Woods finished a disappointing week at the Open Championship with his worst 72-hole finish in a major as a pro.But Woods didn't shy away from a Ryder Cup question, in which he believes Tom Watson should make him a…

posted 2014-07-20 11:45:11 by

Lefty pleased with Open finish, eyes Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson wasn't heading home on Sunday with the Claret Jug after a year of taking it to numerous places around town, but he did leave Royal Liverpool with a good feeling about his game and is looking forward to…

posted 2014-07-20 11:42:08 by

Sources: Cavs, Wolves talking Love trade

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers have discussed a blockbuster trade centered around Kevin Love and the league's last two No. 1 draft picks, league sources told ESPN.

posted 2014-07-20 11:39:38 by

Irving: 'Great feeling' about LeBron addition

Kyrie Irving is just as excited for the return of LeBron James to the Cavaliers as the rest of the Cleveland.

posted 2014-07-20 10:34:38 by

Rosberg wins German GP, extends F1 lead

Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix on Sunday to stretch his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after starting 20th.

posted 2014-07-20 10:01:47 by

Price wins 5th straight start; Rays top Twins

David Price pitched eight scoreless innings to win five straight starts for the first time in his major league career, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

posted 2014-07-20 09:31:06 by


Rockies' Tulowitzki departs with leg cramp

Colorado Rockies All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was forced out of Saturday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates by a cramp in his left thigh.

posted 2014-07-19 22:57:46 by

Leslie among women's hoops HOF inductees

WNBA legend Lisa Leslie and five others will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.

posted 2014-07-19 18:53:18 by

Have you ever thought Washington, D.C. could use some common-sense input from Iowa? This Wednesday, I’ll be in our nation’s…
posted by Dennis Lowe 2 days ago
Senator Chuck Grassley released the following statement on the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001: “The anniversary of September 11,…
posted by Dennis Lowe 4 days ago
Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today released the following statement in honor of the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001…
posted by Dennis Lowe 4 days ago