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Kentucky inks Calipari to 7-year, $52.5M deal

Kentucky has signed men's basketball coach John Calipari to a new seven-year, $52.5 million contract, the school announced Thursday.

posted 2014-06-05 21:50:54 by

Mickelson opens with 67 at St. Jude Classic

Phil Mickelson talked about finishing off rounds coming into the St. Jude Classic, and he did just that Thursday with a 3-under 67 at TPC Southwind.

posted 2014-06-05 21:25:18 by

Thunder GM Presti: Brooks did 'excellent job'

Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti backed Scott Brooks on Thursday, saying the oft-criticized coach did "an excellent job" this season.

posted 2014-06-05 18:04:10 by

Colts' Irsay has license suspended 1 year

A court has suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's driver's license for one year following his arrest for driving while intoxicated.

posted 2014-06-05 16:45:03 by

Saunders returning as Timberwolves coach

After interviewing a number of candidates, Minnesota Timberwolves president and part-owner Flip Saunders has decided to coach the team himself, he confirmed to

posted 2014-06-05 16:34:42 by

Yankees' Beltran hitless in return to lineup

After missing three weeks because of a bone spur in his right elbow, Carlos Beltran returned Thursday to try to help the Yankees' struggling lineup.

posted 2014-06-05 16:00:02 by

Sharapova rallies to 3rd straight French final

Maria Sharapova made it back into the French Open final for the third straight year, beating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Thursday.

posted 2014-06-05 15:20:46 by

Rolle on Giants' suspensions: 'A bad reflection'

New York Giants safety and team captain Antrel Rolle wondered aloud Thursday why his teammates aren't doing what they need to do to stay out of trouble in the wake of the drug suspensions to cornerback Jayron Hosley and now-former…

posted 2014-06-05 14:50:16 by

New 'Madden' to feature Kaepernick's tattoos

Aiming to get one step closer to real life, Electronic Arts will feature Colin Kaepernick's tattoos in the upcoming version of its "Madden" video game.

posted 2014-06-05 14:44:58 by

Uniformity? 3 colleges to sell generic jerseys

Worried about the ramifications of selling the numbers tied to student-athletes, several schools have decided not to sell football jerseys with star players' names on them this upcoming season, sources tell ESPN.

posted 2014-06-05 14:27:46 by

49ers' Davis: TE Graham deserves WR pay

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, who is angling for his own contract extension, said he believes that the New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham deserves more than just a tight end franchise-tag salary.

posted 2014-06-05 14:27:04 by

Sources: Kaepernick gets $110M-plus deal

Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers struck a deal Wednesday on a new six-year extension, which sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter is worth more than $110 million -- including a record $61 million guaranteed.

posted 2014-06-05 12:58:07 by

By U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley and Amy Klobuchar It’s vacation season across America.  That means family road trips are underway…
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I’m blessed to be spending part of my holiday weekend with my family and I hope many Iowans are able…
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May 26 is Memorial Day — the day our nation remembers the men and women who died while serving in…
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