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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa fired volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on Wednesday, saying an independent investigation by an outside law firm determined he committed a major NCAA rules violation.

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IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa junior A.J. Epenesa knows he has a strong shot at being picked in the first round of the 2020 NFL draft should he choose to go pro next spring.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A look at the eight teams competing in the College World Series, which starts Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. (Capsules in order of CWS opening games. Coaches' records through super regionals):

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IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa coach Fran McCaffery’s tradition of quiet offseasons was shattered this spring. It does not mean the Hawkeyes are in trouble next season.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A $19 billion disaster aid bill that's still crawling through Congress highlights the inconsistency of lawmakers, mostly conservatives, who stood resolute against such aid six years ago but demand it now that their states are under water.

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MOSBY, Mo. (AP) — The residents of this small riverside town have become accustomed to watching floods swamp their streets, transform their homes into islands and ruin their floors and furniture.

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nate Fisher scattered four hits over seven innings and Nebraska pounded Iowa 11-1 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington's free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measure meandering for months.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa placed volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on paid administrative leave for 30 days for what the school called serious violations of NCAA rules.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — College graduates will be hitting a hot job market this spring if they're ready to begin their careers, counselors and recruiters said.

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WASHINGTON — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senate logjam over aid to hurricane-slammed Puerto Rico.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senate logjam over aid to hurricane-slammed Puerto Rico.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is displaying new flexibility on giving disaster aid to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico as President Donald Trump's GOP allies increasingly lose patience with a weekslong standoff over a widely backed bill.

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears addressed one of their biggest needs with their first pick in the draft, taking Iowa State running back David Montgomery in the third round after trading up with the New England Patriots on Friday night.

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada will play its first football game ever against Iowa when the Wolf Pack travel to the Big Ten school in 2022.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz believes that the Hawkeyes' blockers — and not necessarily their running backs — will need to improve next fall for the program to rediscover the running game.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 3-year-old pet from a suburb of Des Moines is this year's winner of Drake University's annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest.

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IOWA CITY (AP) — Two of the best tight ends in Iowa history have left for the NFL. The good news: The Hawkeyes might finally have the wide receivers they need to revamp their offense.

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Iowa and Nebraska transportation officials said Thursday that they’re hoping to have nearly all roads and bridges that were damaged by last month’s flooding repaired by midsummer, but that a wet spring could hamper their efforts.

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AMES (AP) — Iowa State’s defense has quietly been among the nation’s best over the past two seasons.

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Exell scored the go-ahead goal with 9:53 remaining and defending champion Minnesota Duluth beat Providence on Thursday night 4-1 on Thursday night to advance to the final in college hockey's Frozen Four.

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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Iowa and Nebraska transportation officials said Thursday that they're hoping to have nearly all roads and bridges that were damaged by last month's flooding repaired by midsummer, but that a wet spring could hamper their efforts.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months after hurricanes devastated the Southeast, infighting among Washington's tribes has shelved a widely backed disaster aid package that's desperately being sought by President Donald Trump's allies in Florida and Georgia.

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A storm system known as a "bomb cyclone" slowly churned through the U.S. interior Thursday for the second time in a month, unleashing a blizzard that struck the Upper Midwest and creating hazardous fire conditions farther south.

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NEW YORK – Picture this — a little girl growing up in a town with a population of 164 shooting hoops at the town hall outdoor court has now arrived in New York for the 2019 WNBA draft. Who would have thought? I certainly didn’t.

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Noah Fant and T.J. Hockenson spent their three years at Iowa trying to one-up each other in a friendly but fierce competition. So, why should the NFL draft be any different?

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Noah Fant and T.J. Hockenson spent their three years at Iowa trying to one-up each other in a friendly but fierce competition. So, why should the NFL draft be any different?

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, one of the poorest areas in the nation, is bracing for another major winter storm and the prospect of renewed flooding that is also forecast to hit a wide swath of the Plains and Midwest just a month after the last weather blast.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Picture this — a little girl growing up in a town with a population of 164 people shooting hoops at the town hall outdoor court has now arrived in New York for the 2019 WNBA draft. Who would have thought? I certainly didn't.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Success in sports for Michigan State’s Jack Hoiberg has actually come more quickly on the golf course than the basketball court, despite the depth of his family roots in the hoops and hardwoods of the Midwest.