• Baez among 4 players added to roster by Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have added infield prospect Javier Baez and three others from Triple-A Iowa before Tuesday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds.

  • Kevin Norton and James Stumbo leave the courtroom following their dangerousness hearing at Boston Municipal Court, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. The Iowa men, accused of making online threats of violence against the World Pokemon Championships competition in Boston, were ordered held without bail Tuesday after Judge Thomas Horgan rejected arguments by their lawyers that their comments amounted to idle online bravado. (Angela Rowlings/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)

    Iowa men accused of threatening Pokemon event denied bail

    BOSTON (AP) — Two Iowa men accused of making online threats of violence against a Pokemon competition in Boston were ordered held without bail Tuesday after a judge rejected arguments by their lawyers that their comments amounted to idle online bravado.

  • APNewsBreak: Email shows U. Iowa ‘mandate’ for female coach

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa athletics department administrators ordered a female be hired over male candidates for an assistant track coaching job regardless of qualifications, an internal email from the head coach alleges.

  • Iowa State seeks fast start after opening day stumbles

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Opening day losses have all but doomed Iowa State in each of the last two seasons.

  • Monday, August 31, 2015

    Thai prime minister says main suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing has been arrested near border

  • In this Jan. 10, 2015 file photo, members of the North Dakota State football team hold the championship trophy after their 29-27 win over Illinois State in the FCS Championship NCAA college football game in Frisco, Texas.  NDSU says it will start providing stipends to scholarship athletes in all 16 sports beginning next year with a goal of paying the full cost of attending college. Officials with the school that has won four straight Football Championship Subdivision titles say the anticipated additional cost will be up to $3,400 per full scholarship. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp, File)

    FCS champions prepare for hostile environment in Missoula

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — In their short life as a Division I football program, the North Dakota State Bison have notched signature wins on the road at Iowa State, Kansas State, Kansas, Colorado State and Minnesota. Bison coach Chris Klieman says none of those places is as intimidating as the University of Montana’s home field.

  • In this July 12, 2014 photo, a bow fisherman scans the surface of the Illinois River for Asian carp during the Peoria Flying Fish Festival & Bow Fishing Tournament. While this tournament did not draw complaints, a fishing tournament on the Mississippi drew so many complaints over loud airboats and powerful lights that state and federal regulators decided to consider tighter restrictions on the fast-growing but little-known sport. (Ting Shen/Journal Star via AP)

    Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows.

  • Miami-based Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, left, asks Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a question about his immigration proposal during a news conference, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Dubuque, Iowa. Ramos was later removed from the room. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Trump starts new media feud with Univision anchor Ramos

    PENSACOLA, Florida (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s proud of kicking one of the country’s best-known Spanish-language journalists out of an Iowa news conference — the latest in a series of clashes with the media.

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015

    The Latest on TV shooting: Father of slain TV reporter says family numb after shooting deaths

  • Miami-based Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, left, asks Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a question about his immigration proposal during a news conference, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Dubuque, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Trump has Univision anchor removed from new conference

    DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation with the anchor of the nation’s leading Spanish-language network during a news conference Tuesday, first having the well-known news personality removed before allowing him back in.