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Ex-Olympian rips Lolo, U.S. selection process

After former hurdler Lolo Jones and pilot Jazmine Fenlator ended up in 11th place at the halfway point of the women's bobsled competition Tuesday, Jones also ended up on the receiving end of some criticism from former U.S. Olympian Chuck…

posted 2014-02-19 10:32:01 by ESPN.com

Klitschko urges protest on as death toll rises

Ukraine opposition leader and former heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko urged 20,000 protesters to defend the camp on Independence Square that has been the heart of protests after street battles that left at least 18 people dead and hundreds injured.

posted 2014-02-19 08:56:12 by ESPN.com

KU slips past Texas Tech in Embiid's return

Andrew Wiggins' layup with two seconds left lifted No. 8 Kansas to a 64-63 win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night.

posted 2014-02-19 07:15:07 by ESPN.com

Tuesday's High School Basketball Scores

BOYS BASKETBALL Algona 56, Webster City 54 Ames 56, Urbandale 51 Assumption, Davenport 49, Muscatine 31 Benton Community 75, South Tama County, Tama 63 Bettendorf 54, Clinton 38 Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 64, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 41 Cedar…

posted 2014-02-19 05:25:17 by KXEL

Iowa State beats Texas 85-76

Melvin Ejim scored 25 points and DeAndre Kane added 22 to help No. 17 Iowa State beat 19th-ranked Texas 85-76 on Tuesday night for its fifth victory in six games. Georges Niang had 20 points for the Cyclones (20-5, 8-5…

posted 2014-02-19 05:23:57 by KXEL

Drake holds off a UNI rally, 70-67

Richard Carter scored 19 points to help Drake hold on after nearly blowing a 20-point second-half lead against Northern Iowa on Tuesday night, 70-67. Carter's 3-pointer put Drake up 52-32 with 13:22 left.  After a basket at the 7:49 mark,…

posted 2014-02-19 05:21:49 by KXEL

Ligety leads by 0.93 seconds in 1st GS run

Ted Ligety took a huge lead in the first run of the Olympic giant slalom Wednesday, and was poised to give the U.S. its first Alpine gold of the Sochi Games.

posted 2014-02-19 03:36:01 by ESPN.com

Mills steps up in fourth as Spurs down Clips

atty Mills scored 16 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, Tim Duncan had 19 points and 13 rebounds during a foul-plagued 38 minutes, and the San Antonio Spurs charged out of the All-Star break with a 113-103 victory…

posted 2014-02-19 01:54:07 by ESPN.com

LeBron's season-high 42 help Heat pull away

LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Miami Heat tuned up for a showdown with Oklahoma City by beating the Dallas Mavericks 117-106 Tuesday night.

posted 2014-02-19 01:29:47 by ESPN.com

Popovich: Parker out for 'foreseeable future'

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will be out "for the foreseeable future" with "a variety of maladies," coach Gregg Popovich said Tuesday.

posted 2014-02-19 00:27:38 by ESPN.com


Howard in L.A., confident it's 'Rockets' time'

Dwight Howard says he's happy in Houston and confident he made the right decision last July to spurn the Lakers' five-year, $118 million offer for the Rockets' four-year, $87.6 million deal, saying there were things that could have changed the…

posted 2014-02-18 22:57:14 by ESPN.com

Iowa-Indiana ppd after piece of ceiling falls

Tuesday night's game between No. 15 Iowa and Indiana was postponed after a piece of metal fell from the ceiling.

posted 2014-02-18 21:41:13 by ESPN.com

Taxpayers are familiar with the annual drill.  Keeping records, gathering receipts, filling out forms, figuring out changes in tax rules. …
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Research has shown that all kids can benefit from a good preschool education. Since 2007, Iowa’s Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program…
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Year of Action or Overreaction?  A Guest Commentary by U. S. Senator Chuck Grassley. During his State of the Union…
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