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Super Bowl 2018: Eagles soar past Patriots for first Super Bowl crown

February 4, 2018 - 8:28pm
For the first time, the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions. A Hail Mary pass attempt by Tom Brady fell incomplete in the end zone as the Patriots fell to the Eagles 41-33 on Sunday in Super...
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Against the Gophers, Chase Coley laughs last

February 4, 2018 - 4:12pm
IOWA CITY — If this was Chase Coley’s final battle with her pals back home, permanent bragging rights are hers. Coley was one of five players in double figures as Iowa held off...
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States rush for chance to cash in on sports betting

February 4, 2018 - 4:01pm
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers across the country — including some in Iowa — are moving to legalize sports betting, wagering that the U.S. Supreme Court will allow it by session’s...
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Iowa’s Brandon Sorensen goes out on top in final match at Carver-Hawkeye Arena

February 4, 2018 - 2:40pm
IOWA CITY — Many consider Brandon Sorensen the current face of the University of Iowa program. The three-time All-American has produced success without any drama, bringing his proverbial lunch...
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Cedar Rapids Washington back on top a year after boys’ swimming district title streak ended

February 3, 2018 - 10:20pm
MARION — Jeremy Throndson insisted it was business as usual for the Cedar Rapids Washington boys’ swimming team for Saturday’s district meet at the Linn-Mar Aquatic...
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Baylor pulls away from Iowa State, 81-67

February 3, 2018 - 10:16pm
WACO, Texas — Baylor repeatedly took the ball to the basket in the second half to pull away from Iowa State for an 81-67 victory Saturday night at the Ferrell Center. Bears forward Terry...
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Penn State dunks all over Iowa men's basketball

February 3, 2018 - 9:40pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The game was decided before it happened, but a 39-second stretch in the game’s 36th minute epitomized Penn State’s 82-58 men’s basketball win over Iowa...
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Dyersville Beckman captures sectional team title

February 3, 2018 - 6:21pm
ANAMOSA — Dyersville Beckman fields a close-knit wrestling team. The Blazers have developed a strong camaraderie, causing them to spend their time off the mat together. Of course, a few are...
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Sigourney-Keota’s Kaleb Reeves, Garet Sims of Iowa Valley eye state wrestling gold

February 3, 2018 - 6:04pm
NORTH ENGLISH — Add two more victories to the undefeated record of Kaleb Reeves. The Sigourney-Keota senior made quick work of the 220-bracket at a Class 1A sectional wrestling meet Saturday...
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Visiting Indiana State tops UNI, 77-66

February 3, 2018 - 5:56pm
CEDAR FALLS — The Northern Iowa men’s basketball team’s recent road woes followed them inside McLeod Center on Saturday, as the Panthers fell to Indiana State, 77-66. An...
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C.R.’s Timothy LeDuc wants next Winter Olympics to be his

February 3, 2018 - 12:05pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Timothy LeDuc is in his Cedar Rapids hometown this weekend. He’s just back from a figure skating competition in Asia as opposed to heading to that continent for this...
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Long road for Phillip Laux leads to Iowa Senior Day

February 3, 2018 - 11:25am
IOWA CITY — Phillip Laux has traveled a long and winding path in his college wrestling career. Even with a couple brief twists and turns, the road always led back home to Iowa City. Laux will...
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Iowa men's basketball at Penn State: score, tv channel, watch online, live updates, highlights

February 2, 2018 - 10:46pm
The Penn State Nittany Lions (15-9, 5-6) host the Iowa Hawkeyes (12-12, 3-8) in the teams’ second meeting of the season Saturday at Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State won the Big Ten opener in...
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Friday's high school basketball roundup: Mary Crompton, Ashley Joens set scoring records

February 2, 2018 - 10:16pm
Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Metro recaps and Gazette area scores from high school basketball games on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Metro girls 2A No. 7 Iowa City Regina 66, Camanche 41 Mary Crompton became the...
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Michigan DB Kaevon Merriweather commits to Iowa

February 2, 2018 - 9:28pm
Iowa football added its second Class of 2018 defensive recruit of the day when Belleville, Mich., defensive back Kaevon Merriweather tweeted his commitment Friday night. Blessed to receive an offer...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy outlasts Washington in 2 OTs

February 2, 2018 - 9:24pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Two ordinary teams played an extraordinary game. And in the end, the smallest guy on the court stood tallest. Jackson Foley scored 10 of Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s 11 points...
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Iowa starts, ends dual with pins in dominant win over Minnesota

February 2, 2018 - 9:09pm
IOWA CITY — Normally, Iowa wrestling duals follow the traditional lightest to heaviest format. Friday night, the order was reshuffled. The Hawkeyes didn’t have their lightweight...
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Cedar Rapids Xavier holds on to halftime lead this time, bests Prairie, 72-65

February 2, 2018 - 8:51pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — No comeback for the ages again. Cedar Rapids Xavier’s boys’ basketball team stayed calm, cool and collected, held on to its halftime lead this time and beat Cedar...
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Washington wins Round 2, 70-65

February 2, 2018 - 6:53pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Who is Cedar Rapids Washington’s best player? Depends on the day. Most valuable? Tony Vis’ vote goes to Caitlin Riley. “It always seems that when she plays...
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Oklahoma State dual another chance for Drew Foster, UNI wrestling to see how they measure up

February 2, 2018 - 5:36pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa wrestling is set to appear on its biggest stage since becoming an affiliate member of the Big 12 Conference. Saturday at 3 p.m. on ESPNU the Panthers will take on...
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