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2014-11-17

Iowa State looks to finish strong

The Cyclones are hoping their last bye week of the season left them poised to finish on a high note. Iowa State (2-7, 0-5) is in danger of finishing winless in the Big 12 for the first time since 2008…

posted 2014-11-17 16:40:05 by KXEL

Des Moines lands NCAA men's tournament games

Des Moines will host first and second-round games of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in 2016. The NCAA announced Monday that Iowa's capital city will be among eight sites to host early-round games next season. Landing such a prestigious event…

posted 2014-11-17 16:38:50 by KXEL

Braves ship Heyward to Cards in 4-player deal

The Atlanta Braves have dealt outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor leaguer.

posted 2014-11-17 16:28:14 by ESPN.com

Bubble trouble: Jags CB tries to pay in gum

Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz missed Monday's practice after a weekend misdemeanor arrest for disorderly intoxication and trespassing in Miami Beach, Florida.

posted 2014-11-17 16:00:44 by ESPN.com

Carroll on Lynch: 'We're working through it'

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that his relationship with Marshawn Lynch is a work in progress and believes that any issues between the team and its star running back stem from contract drama during training camp.

posted 2014-11-17 15:36:20 by ESPN.com

Lynch on future: Seahawks talk a lot, I don't

Marshawn Lynch didn't make himself available to reporters in the locker room after the Seahawks' 24-20 loss to the Chiefs, possibly setting himself up for a six-figure fine, but he wasn't completely silent Sunday afternoon.

posted 2014-11-17 14:53:56 by ESPN.com

U-M boots DE after domestic violence arrest

Michigan dismissed senior Frank Clark from its football team Monday after police arrested the starting defensive end on domestic violence charges in Ohio this weekend.

posted 2014-11-17 14:51:19 by ESPN.com

Sources: Martin, Jays agree on $82M deal

Veteran catcher Russell Martin has agreed to a five-year, $82 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.

posted 2014-11-17 14:26:26 by ESPN.com

Saints' Cooks has surgery on broken thumb

More bad news stemming from the New Orleans Saints' ugliest loss of the season: Rookie receiver Brandin Cooks suffered a broken thumb that could sideline him for an estimated four to six weeks, his agent said Monday.

posted 2014-11-17 13:39:05 by ESPN.com

Wooden watch: Kentucky, Kansas place four

Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor and Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky anchor this year's Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 Watch List, which was announced on ESPN on Monday.

posted 2014-11-17 12:25:07 by ESPN.com

Reports: 49ers' Brooks takes self from game

49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks, who did not seem to take a liking to the reduction in his playing time caused by Aldon Smith's return to the lineup, illustrated his displeasure by taking himself out of Sunday's game, according to reports.

posted 2014-11-17 12:01:18 by ESPN.com

Bird's-eye view: Magic likens Rodgers, HOFer

As Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers used his bag of tricks against the Eagles on Sunday, another "Magic" couldn't help but take notice.

posted 2014-11-17 12:00:03 by ESPN.com

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