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  • Playoffs could create chances for Big Ten teams

    CHICAGO (AP) — As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder:
    July 30, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • NASCAR suspends Hamlin crew chief Grubb 6 races

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin’s crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed ins ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Four Cardinals receive LHC softball honors

    Four Newton Senior High School softball players received Little Hawkeye Conference honors. The conference coaches selected the 2014 All-LHC teams rece ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

    NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women sh ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Newton's Jenkins, area athletes earn all-district softball, baseball honors

    Eleven area athletes received the first of several postseason honors expected to be announced this week and next week in softball and baseball.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current an ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Washington County Pork Producers to sponsor pole day at Iowa Speedway

    NEWTON – Washington County Pork Producers has been named as the official sponsor of the Pork Be Inspired Award, given to the fastest driver in NASCAR ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Keselowski returning to Iowa Speedway

    Saturday night’s U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway will feature the race’s defending champion on the track.
    July 29, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Area trio earn All-Elite track honors

    Three area athletes earned individual state track championships at the 2014 Iowa High School Track and Field Championship Meet in May in Des Moines. T ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Newton Booster Club events coming in August

    The Newton Cardinal Athletic Booster Club has three fundraising events in August.On Aug. 4 is Drive ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Gordon wins record fifth Brickyard 400

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
    July 28, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Langer wins Senior British Open

    BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer ran away with the Senior British Open for his fourth senior major title, finishing a Champions Tour-record 13 s ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Six inducted to MLB Hall of Fame

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt unea ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Lost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fan

    NEW YORK (AP) — A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.
    July 28, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Ty Dillon races to first career Nationwide win

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For a first time winner, Ty Dillon had the Brickyard’s winning tradition down as cold as the celebratory beer he chugged outside h ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:59 am
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