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  • Murphy’s Law: Freedom of Speech Means You Have Right to Be Wrong

    As we sometimes do, a replay of a previous Murphy’s Law. This one from more than two years ago. Much of what’s addressed here by Keith Murphy is back in the news with renewed interest in presentism and monuments to the Confederacy.         Sources for Confederate Flag history:,,    

  • Highly Touted JUCO Recruit Commits to Iowa State

    AMES, Iowa – Steve Prohm and the Cyclones picked up a commitment from one of the nation’s top junior college players on Friday. Emmanuel Malou, a 6-foot-9, 210-pound power forward, sent out this tweet today: Basketball has taken me to many different states in America, I'm happy to say that my next home will be Iowa State. — Emmanuel Malou (@EmmanuelMalou) September 18, 2015 Malou previously played for Yuba College (California) and attended prep school at ABCD Basketball Academy in […]

  • Tim Dwight Reflects on CyHawk Game at RVTV

    AMES, IA – Hawkeye great Tim Dwight stopped by RVTV to talk about his memories of the CyHawk game with our John Sears.

  • FaceOFF: ButterFry or HoiButter?

  • I Think: Expect Big Rating For Women’s World Cup Final

  • What’s Bugging Andy: NASCAR Earns No Kudos

  • Who Says Soccer Isn’t Exciting? Des Moines Fans Celebrate USA Goals

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Hundreds of soccer fans packed The Keg Stand in West Des Moines for the Women’s World Cup Final between the United States and Japan. Watch these fans go wild as USA scores four first half goals!

  • Softball Season Begins, Winterset Tops Valley

    WEST DES MOINES – The high school sports season wastes little time moving from one sport to another. State track finished up on Saturday, now on to baseball and softball. It was the season opener tonight for West Des Moines Valley, hosting Winterset. Valley scored a pair in the 3rd inning to tie the game at 2-2, but Winterset plated 3 runs in the top of the 6th to take the lead and silence the Tigers the rest of the […]

  • SOUNDOFF SENDOFF: Action-Packed Week of State Track

    Sights and sounds from a wild week at the “Blue Oval”

  • Javier Baez Blasts Two Homers, I-Cubs Win

    DES MOINES – Javier Baez is starting to find his swing. The hard-swinging I-Cubs (22-20) shortstop blasted a pair of solo homers today, his fourth and fifth this season, in a 7-4 series finale win over Tacoma this afternoon. Baez finished 2-for-4 on the day, Arismendy Alcantara belted a solo homer for Iowa, and Christian Villanueva added four hits in the win. A scary moment in the first inning for Iowa pitcher Donn Roach. The starter was struck in the […]

  • MVP Steph Curry Highlights from Des Moines Preseason Game

    Golden State’s Steph Curry won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award Monday, the first Warrior to win it in 55 years. Curry started his season with a preseason game in Des Moines at Wells Fargo Arena. Yes…we will find a local connection on anything. Curry averaged 24 points, 8 assists, and made an NBA single-season record 283 three-pointers, all while leading the Warriors to a club record 67 wins. Golden State hosts a Western Conference Semifinal game against Memphis Tuesday […]

  • Iowa Baseball Shuts Out Michigan

    ANN ARBOR – After a loss to unranked Michigan on Saturday,  the No. 15 Iowa baseball team took care of business this afternoon. The Hawks shutout Michigan 2-0 to take the overall 3-game series from the Wolverines. Calvin Mathews and Nick Hibbing combined to throw a 4-hit shutout. Tyler Peyton was 3-for-5 with an RBI single, Nick Roscetti went 3-for-4 adding to Iowa’s 12 hits on the day. No. 15 Iowa is now 15-3 in the Big 10, 33-12 overall. […]

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