Jenny Simpson has had a long and distinguished career but she admits winning bronze at the Rio Olympics has changed everything. The Webster City native will be part of tonight’s star studded field in the women’s 1500 meters at the Drake Relays. “I can speak now from experience that it is more different than I […]
A ring ceremony will be staged on the field before the Iowa Cubs game this evening in Des Moines. The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians last fall to win the World Series, but team members didn’t get their commemorative rings until earlier this month. A few of the Iowa Cubs who spent time up on […]
It won’t be just another non-conference game on Thursday night when Cornell meets Coe in a college baseball game in Veterans Stadium in Cedar Rapids. The outcome will determine the winner of the Bremner Cup All-Sports Trophy. The Linn County rivals are tied 7-7 going into the final head-to-head competition. Cornell coach Seth Wing says […]
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire after the 2017 NASCAR season. “Junior,” has 603 career starts and 26 wins on the NASCAR circuit and won the Daytona 500 in 2004 and 2014. The 42-year-old has recently suffered concussion-like symptoms and has decided to call it quits. Earnhardt has become a vocal advocate for research of sports-related […]
Jimmie Johnson gained control of the rain-delayed race at Bristol Monday with 21 of the race’s 500 laps to go and edged sometime Missourian Clint Bowyer by 1.2 seconds.  It’s his second straight win, the eleventh time he has racked up back-to-back victories. Bowyer’s comeback season continued with his fourth top ten finish of the […]