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Mets pitching coach apologizes for Asian slur

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen apologized Wednesday night for having directed a slur once commonly used to denigrate people of Asian descent at a clubhouse translator.

posted 2014-03-13 10:25:47 by ESPN.com

NBA commish: It's 'rebuilding' not 'tanking'

You call it "tanking." NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls it "rebuilding."

posted 2014-03-13 08:39:18 by ESPN.com

Regents name Iowa football facilities after donors

The Iowa football team's new indoor practice building and operations center will be named after some of the program's biggest donors. The Iowa Board of Regents agreed Wednesday to name the indoor practice facility to honor Stew and LeNore Hansen,…

posted 2014-03-13 05:45:01 by KXEL

Nets withstand Heat in another 1-point win

Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 29 points in the third quarter, Mirza Teletovic scored 17 off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets beat Miami for the third time in as many tries this season, topping the Heat 96-95 on…

posted 2014-03-13 05:02:34 by ESPN.com

Griffin, Clips dump Warriors; streak hits 9

Blake Griffin had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Danny Granger added 18 points off the bench, and the Los Angeles Clippers surged past the Golden State Warriors 111-98 on Wednesday night for their ninth straight victory.

posted 2014-03-13 02:34:17 by ESPN.com

American rocks Boston for Patriot title, berth

ony Wroblicky had 15 points, down eight rebounds and two blocks to help American University beat top-seeded Boston University 55-36 on Wednesday night in the Patriot League championship game, sending the Eagles to the NCAA tournament.

posted 2014-03-13 00:27:41 by ESPN.com


Independence coach who complained of threats may stay

A northeast Iowa girls' basketball coach who complained of threats by parents is reconsidering his decision to resign. The Independence Community School District says in a statement released Wednesday that head varsity coach Rod Conrad is considering remaining in the…

posted 2014-03-12 20:48:49 by KXEL

Lakers rule Kobe out for remainder of season

The Los Angeles Lakers have ruled Kobe Bryant out for the remainder of the season after re-examining the veteran guard's injured knee, the team announced Wednesday.

posted 2014-03-12 20:07:14 by ESPN.com

Prickly spot: Pitcher hurt stepping on cactus

Francisco Rodriguez has taken Cactus League play to a whole new level.

posted 2014-03-12 19:53:02 by ESPN.com

Browns cut ties with QBs Weeden, Campbell

The Cleveland Browns have released quarterback Brandon Weeden, the team announced Wednesday.

posted 2014-03-12 19:42:09 by ESPN.com

Saints RB Sproles: 'I want to get released'

Darren Sproles would rather be released than traded by the New Orleans Saints, the running back told ESPN's Josina Anderson.

posted 2014-03-12 19:23:13 by ESPN.com

Source: Ware, Broncos agree to $30M deal

DeMarcus Ware has signed a three-year, $30 million contract with the Denver Broncos that includes $20 million in guaranteed money, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

posted 2014-03-12 18:39:53 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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