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Haldeman shot lifts Northern Iowa over No. 24 Colorado 79-76

Dec. 11, 2019 1:03 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Spencer Haldeman's steal was quite the tipping point. Haldeman stole a pass and raced down the floor for a tiebreaking layup with 49 seconds remaining, and Northern Iowa hung on to beat No. 24 Colorado 79-76 Tuesday night. Northern Iowa set up the play by putting a double-team on...

Sanders optimistic about winning Nevada, Iowa, New Hampshire

Dec. 9, 2019 11:34 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders declared in Nevada on Monday he has an “excellent chance” of winning all three of the earliest presidential-selection states en route to unseating President Donald Trump in November, calling him the “most dangerous president in the history...

Nevada third to vote, still up for grabs for 2020 Democrats

Dec. 9, 2019 7:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada won its coveted early date in the presidential primary because it was supposed to offer Democrats something different. It’s more racially diverse than the two states that weigh in earlier, Iowa and New Hampshire. Its population is young, working class, largely urban and...

AP Exclusive: Accidental shootings show police training gaps

Dec. 9, 2019 5:32 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When an Iowa mother tried to take her child from her husband during an argument on a snowy sidewalk in 2015, an officer stepped in to stop the scuffle, but he accidentally fired his weapon as a dog approached. The bullet went through the woman’s arm and into her chest, killing her as...

Iowa State upends No. 16 Seton Hall 76-66

Dec. 9, 2019 12:01 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 16 Seton Hall lost much more than a game in Ames, as starter Sandro Mamukelashvili broke his right wrist in the first half of a loss at Iowa State. Tyrese Haliburton scored 17 points, George Conditt had a season-high 17 off the bench and the Cyclones knocked off Seton Hall 76-66 on...

Booker slams Democratic debate rules as he ends Iowa tour

Dec. 8, 2019 9:34 PM EST

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Fighting to be in the next Democratic presidential debate, Cory Booker concluded a nearly 800-mile, 12-county tour of Iowa on Sunday by criticizing the Democratic party for allowing “elites" and “money" to control who gets on stage and urging voters to offer his name when...

Facing new test, Buttigieg pledges openness — with caution

Dec. 8, 2019 8:48 PM EST

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — In his rise to the top tier of the Democratic race for president, Pete Buttigieg has impressed voters with his unflappable demeanor. But that moderate bearing is being tested as his opponents challenge him to reveal more about his two years working for an international consulting...

Hawkeyes head west to face Southern Cal in the Holiday Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:12 PM EST

No. 24 USC (8-4, Pac-12) vs No. 18 Iowa (9-3, Big Ten), Dec. 27, 8 p.m. ET LOCATION: San Diego TOP PLAYERS USC: QB Kedon Slovis, 3,242 yards passing, 28 TDs, nine INTs. Iowa: QB Nate Stanley, 2,738 yards passing, 14 TDs, 7 INTs. NOTABLE USC: The Trojans, whose biggest win came over Pac-12 South winner Utah,...

Notre Dame faces Iowa State in Camping World Bowl       

Dec. 8, 2019 5:35 PM EST

Notre Dame (10-2) vs Iowa State (7-5, Big 12), Dec. 28, 12 p.m. ET LOCATION: Orlando, Florida TOP PLAYERS Notre Dame: QB Ian Book ranks sixth nationally with 33 touchdown passes. Iowa State: QB Brock Purdy ranks fourth nationally in passing yards with 3,760 on the year and ninth nationally with 27 TD passes....

Former Iowa athletic director Bump Elliott dies at 94

Dec. 8, 2019 12:58 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Former University of Iowa athletic director Bump Elliott has died, the university announced. He was 94. Elliott died Saturday, according to a statement from his family that the university released on Sunday. The statement did not include a cause of death. Elliott was a star halfback...