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UNI ranked third in MVFC preseason poll

The University of Northern Iowa football team is ranked third in the Missouri Valley Football Conference Preseason Poll. The No. 3 ranking marks the 29th year in a row that the Panthers have been voted in the top-five in the…

posted 2014-07-29 09:10:22 by KXEL

Messerli named UNI's asst. AD for compliance

Ben Messerli has been named an Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance at the University of Northern Iowa.  He will begin his work at UNI on Aug. 4. Messerli comes to UNI from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga where he served as…

posted 2014-07-29 09:03:11 by KXEL

Golf rounds donated for Linn County veterans

Corporate sponsors and the city of Cedar Rapids have donated 675 rounds of golf for active duty and honorably discharged veterans in Linn County. Patriot Golf Week begins on Aug. 25 and ends on Labor Day.  The week is set…

posted 2014-07-29 08:30:29 by KXEL

Marlins turn back Nats with 4-run rally in 9th

Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.

posted 2014-07-29 01:36:16 by

Cabrera, Dickey help Jays trample Red Sox

Melky Cabrera and R.A. Dickey helped the Toronto Blue Jays romp past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night.

posted 2014-07-29 00:25:22 by


Serena feeling fine after virus at Wimbledon

Serena Williams said Monday that she feels fine and is ready to play again after a disturbing performance that scared even her during a doubles match at Wimbledon four weeks ago.

posted 2014-07-28 23:42:26 by

Manziel A&M jersey expected to fetch $100K

An auction house believes an autographed, game-used Johnny Manziel jersey it is selling will set the record for the highest price ever paid for a college football jersey.

posted 2014-07-28 23:23:21 by

NFL VP defends length of Rice suspension

NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch strongly disagreed Monday that the league's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his domestic violence arrest was too light.

posted 2014-07-28 23:02:36 by

Scott not wasting time: Lakers must play D

Byron Scott says for the chance to coach the team he won three NBA titles with as a player, the wait for his hiring will be worth it in the end.

posted 2014-07-28 21:40:57 by

Colts release Rainey for rules violation

Running back Chris Rainey, released Monday by the Indianapolis Colts, was let go for a violation of an undisclosed team rule, coach Chuck Pagano said Monday.

posted 2014-07-28 19:58:13 by

Poll: LeBron's reputation near pre-Decision level

LeBron James is coming back, not only to Cleveland but back into the public's favor.

posted 2014-07-28 19:38:44 by

Giants set lofty 70 percent goal for Manning

The New York Giants are setting lofty goals for their new offense in 2014 as new quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf has challenged Eli Manning to complete 70 percent of his passes.

posted 2014-07-28 15:32:01 by

By Iowa Senator Bill Dotzler Studies repeatedly find that employers are unable to find workers with the skills to fill…
posted by Dennis Lowe 1 day ago
Injustice 101: Denying Sexual Assault is a Serious Crime by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Heading off to college triggers a…
posted by Dennis Lowe 4 days ago
This Labor Day, as we head to parades and barbecues to celebrate the achievements of America’s workers, economic anxiety will…
posted by Dennis Lowe 4 days ago