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Astros, 'Field of Dreams' game highlight 2020 MLB schedule

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals defend their first championship. The Houston Astros take on, well, the world. Major league baseball comes to Iowa — and returns to London. Her...

French admiral: Warplanes mostly gathering info on IS group

LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — The Islamic State group remains active in Syria and Iraq despite major territorial losses, necessitating French air support for troops mainly in Iraq, the commander of a French...

Oregon beats Oregon State for second time in three days

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 19 points and Satou Sabally added 16 to help No. 4 Oregon beat seventh-ranked Oregon State 66-57 on Sunday, sweeping the two-game Civil War series. ...

Freshman Warnock sparks No. 19 Iowa women to victory

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Freshman McKenna Warnock scored 15 of her career-high 22 points in the fourth quarter when No. 19 Iowa broke open a close game and beat Michigan State 74-57 on Sunday for the Ha...

Doyle scores 26, No. 19 Iowa women defeat Ohio State

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Kathleen Doyle scored 13 of her 26 points in the fourth quarter to help No. 19 Iowa defeat Ohio State 77-68 on Thursday night. Iowa coach Lisa Bluder picked up...

Fan passion fuels Iowa women's 30-game home sellout streak

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Lisa Bluder grew up in Iowa, and her college coaching career has been spent only at in-state schools. So she understands the passion for the sport that spread...

Iowa's Ferentz, after going 10-3: 'It’s hard to win'

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Though Iowa won 10 games last season, concluding the best five-year stretch in the program’s history, it wasn’t easy, coach Kirk Ferentz said Monday. “Unless y...

Trump to hold Des Moines rally days before Iowa caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump will be holding a rally in Iowa just days before the state holds its election kickoff caucuses. Trump's reelection campaign announced ...

Doyle scores 31, Iowa women beat No. 12 Indiana in 2OT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Kathleen Doyle had 31 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists, Makenzie Meyer scored seven of her 17 points in the final three minutes, and Iowa beat No. 12 Indiana 91-85 in double...

Tuesday's Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALL IOWA CITY, Iowa — Hayden Fry, the Texan who revived Iowa football and became a Hawkeye State institution over two decades as a Big Ten coach, has died. He was 90. ...

Hayden Fry, Texan who turned around Iowa, dies at 90

Hayden Fry, the Texan who revived Iowa football and became a Hawkeye State institution, has died. He was 90. Fry's family announced through the University of Iowa that the coach died...

University of Iowa picks French companies for utility lease

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa's board on Tuesday awarded a consortium of French companies with a 50-year contract to operate its utility system in exchange for a $1.165 billion upfront...

‘Benson,’ ‘Star Trek’ actor René Auberjonois has died at 79

LOS ANGELES (AP) — René Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows “Benson” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and his part in the 1970 film “M.A.S.H.” playing Father...

Tulsi Gabbard elevated in Iowa by Clinton spat

WEST BRANCH, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton's suggestion this past week that Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being "groomed" by Russians to act as a spoiler in the 2020 race may have had the opposite effect...

Booker takes on Biden in bid to break through crowded field

WASHINGTON (AP) — In nearly six months as a Democratic presidential candidate, Cory Booker has billed himself as many things: He's both an optimist leading with "radical love" and a fighter against po...