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Riggs accidentally shoots self, out of UFC fight

Newly signed UFC welterweight Joe Riggs was involved in a firearm-related accident in his home Monday, according to UFC officials.

posted 2014-07-29 16:24:10 by

Ryan on Jets' big boasts: 'It's who we are'

There's a lot of bluster coming from the New York Jets, and Rex Ryan is cool with that.

posted 2014-07-29 16:18:11 by

Rory ready to 'move forward' after Open win

Rory McIlroy is ready to "move on and move forward" following his win at the Open Championship, and it will start at this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

posted 2014-07-29 15:10:51 by

NCAA settles concussion suit with $70M fund

The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

posted 2014-07-29 14:01:16 by

NBPA elects 1st big league female union chief

Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.

posted 2014-07-29 13:21:17 by

Judge rules for S. Sterling in sale of Clippers

A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

posted 2014-07-29 12:37:24 by

Sources: Clippers' Griffin has back fracture

Clippers forward Blake Griffin withdrew last week from Team USA training camp for the FIBA World Cup because he was advised by doctors to give a small fracture in his back more time to heal before the start of the…

posted 2014-07-29 12:34:07 by

Seahawks sign NFLPA president, OT Winston

NFL Players Association president Eric Winston signed a one-year deal with Seattle Seahawks, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, confirming multiple reports.

posted 2014-07-29 12:28:11 by

Lions table talks with Suh until after season

Ndamukong Suh will not have a deal until at least after the 2014 NFL season.

posted 2014-07-29 11:30:54 by

Bulls' Rose: Confidence 'through the roof'

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose says his confidence is 'through the roof' and he's looking forward to proving his doubters wrong this season as he tries to make his way back from two serious knee injuries.

posted 2014-07-29 10:47:01 by

UNI ranked third in MVFC preseason poll

The University of Northern Iowa football team is ranked third in the Missouri Valley Football Conference Preseason Poll. The No. 3 ranking marks the 29th year in a row that the Panthers have been voted in the top-five in the…

posted 2014-07-29 09:10:22 by KXEL

Messerli named UNI's asst. AD for compliance

Ben Messerli has been named an Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance at the University of Northern Iowa.  He will begin his work at UNI on Aug. 4. Messerli comes to UNI from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga where he served as…

posted 2014-07-29 09:03:11 by KXEL

By Iowa Senator Bill Dotzler Studies repeatedly find that employers are unable to find workers with the skills to fill…
posted by Dennis Lowe 5 days ago
Injustice 101: Denying Sexual Assault is a Serious Crime by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Heading off to college triggers a…
posted by Dennis Lowe 8 days ago
This Labor Day, as we head to parades and barbecues to celebrate the achievements of America’s workers, economic anxiety will…
posted by Dennis Lowe 8 days ago