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  • Team USA takes Rio Olympics medal race with ease

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Team made itself right at home in Rio.The British, they had a ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • US’s Clement wins gold in men’s 400 hurdles

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Kerron Clement picked up on Thursday where the United States left off on the sultry evening before — hauling in more gold.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Brazilian police say Lochte, US swimmers were not robbed

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police said Thursday that swimmer Ryan Lochte and three U.S. teammates were not robbed after a night of partying, and ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Newton native won gold in 1920 Olympics

    Did you know a Newton native competed and medaled in an Olympics?I did. The Newton Daily News asked ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Big 12 emails Houston about expansion procedure

    An email Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby sent late last month to the president of the University of Houston says the conference has “finalized our pro ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Kennedy passes Byron to win NASCAR Truck race at Bristol

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Kennedy moved past NASCAR Truck season leader William Byron with 19 laps to go and held at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesd ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Olympics have my full attention

    The older I get, the more interest I have in the Olympics. Full disclosure — I don’t get into the Winter Olympics near as much as the Summer version.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Hopkins catches on with Ultimate Frisbee college club teams home and aboard

    Peder Hopkins was a traditional sports athlete through his high school years at Newton. Hopkins went a different route when he went to college after g ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Matt Campbell invigorates struggling Cyclones

    AMES (AP) — Rookie Iowa State coach Matt Campbell has already invigorated a program starved for signs of hope.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Iowa looking to prove 12-0 start wasn’t a fluke

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa’s 12-0 start last season led some to label the Hawkeyes a fluke. A blowout loss to Stanford in the Rose Bowl only seemed to conf ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • ‘Awesome Hour’ on the track as US captures six Olympic medals

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tianna Bartoletta kicked off her country’s whirlwind run of medals on the night. So, by all rights, she should get to name it.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • US men leap to Olympic gold, silver in triple jump

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Christian Taylor and Will Claye have done it again, sweeping gold and silver in the triple jump for the United States at back-to ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Cubs deck Brewers in doubleheader

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Hammel threw seven innings of two-hit ball, Anthony Rizzo jumped onto a wall to make a remarkable catch of a foul ball, and the C ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • NFL threatens to suspend 4 players over PED probe

    The NFL is still seeking an audience with the four linebackers it’s investigating for an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Chiefs’ Charles makes training camp debut

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles made his training camp debut Tuesday, though trainer Rick Burkholder downplayed ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:38 am