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U of Iowa art museum being renamed for $10M benefactors

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Board of Regents has agreed to rename the University of Iowa art museum for a Muscatine couple donating $10 million for construction of a new museum. The Des Moines Register reports that the regents were told Wednesday during

McLaren admits it must prove progress to Alonso

Alonso, who won the Le Mans 24 Hours last weekend to leave just the Indianapolis 500 in his pursuit of motorsport’s triple crown, is weighing up whether to continue his grand prix career beyond 2018.He could chase victory at Indy with McLaren, which is tip

Coimbatore Ameo Cup: Mohite starts year with double win

Mohite was relatively slow off the line compared to fellow front row starter Jeet Jhabakh, who took advantage of the situation to take the lead into turn 1.However, Mohite never let Jhabakh pull away, continuously piling pressure in the next couple of laps. O

Paul Ricard GP3: Ilott resists Piquet for maiden win

Ilott relinquished the lead to a fast-starting Pedro Piquet at the start, with the Brazilian braving it out around the outside of Turn 2 to snatch the place from the ART Grand Prix driver.But Ilott was able to stick to Piquet's tail as the opening lap progres

Norising F3: Vips wins after huge startline crash

Dan Ticktum, starting from sixth, appeared to stall on the line, and everyone missed him until 21st-place starter Ameya Vaidyanathan ploughed almost straight into the back of the Motopark Dallara.The impact pushed Ticktum’s car into the barrier, while Vaidy

Norisring DTM: Juncadella tops red-flagged qualifying

Despite not scoring points in Saturday's race, Audi had a strong start to the Sunday qualifying with Nico Muller, Loic Duval and Robin Frijns all taking turns out front in the early stages.However, Mercedes soon took over with Gary Paffett becoming the first

Snag your super early-bird passes for Disrupt Berlin 2018

Der frühe vogel fängt den wurm! Yikes, if we’re trotting out our tortured German to say “the early bird catches the worm,” it can mean only one thing, folks. It’s time for all you European startup fans to go catch super early-bird tickets to TechCru

BSE, NSE to impose charge on high algo OTR in equity segment from Jun 29

Algorithmic or algo trading refers to high-frequency and automated execution of trades on the stock exchanges through pre-programmed software platforms installed on servers

Kaka returns to theme park mecca, at least on TV

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Brazilian soccer great Kaka may have left Orlando's Major League Soccer team but he's reappearing in the theme park mecca during the World Cup, at least on TV. Universal Parks & Resorts says Kaka is appearing in a commercial starting Satu

Drivers concerned over pitlane safety at Paul Ricard

Both layouts were discussed at length in Friday evening's drivers briefing, although there was no scope to make any changes within this weekend.The entry has aroused concerns because drivers have to make a tight left turn right in front of the Mercedes pit, p

Huff, Bennani to sit out Sunday Portugal WTCR races

The pair, who started on the front row, touched as they jostled for the lead through the fast Turn 5 right-hander at the start of Saturday's opening race.That contact sent both off into the outside barrier and triggered a multi-car accident that resulted in t

Sauber not worried about losing Leclerc to Ferrari

Leclerc followed up his recent run of good results by making Q3 and qualifying eighth at Paul Ricard, amid growing expectation he could replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari next season.Although Leclerc is clearly a key element in Sauber’s current revival, Vass

Peru striker hospitalized after head collision at World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) Peru's soccer federation says striker Jefferson Farfan has been hospitalized with head trauma after a hard collision with a teammate during practice at the World Cup.

The Latest: Lovren says Modric deserves highest honors

MOSCOW (AP) The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local):

Tactical changes get Nigeria's World Cup back on track

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) Coaches often get the criticism when things go awry on the pitch, and arguably don't get enough of the credit when things turn out just right.

Amid banking woes, heads of 11-PSBs to appear before par panel on Tuesday

The banking sector is grappling with rising non-performing assets, Bank frauds and other issues

Flames come away as biggest winner at NHL draft

DALLAS (AP) Having no picks in the first three rounds made it look as though it would be a quiet, boring and ineffective weekend for the Calgary Flames.

Russian dating app traffic surges as football World Cup fever rises

The Moscow fan area set up in the iconic Vorobyovy Gory (Sparrow Hills) for the World Cup has been dubbed the “flirt-zone” with both Russian and foreign fans vying for each others’ attention. Read Full Article at RT.com

France, Belgium seek UNESCO recognition for WWI memorials

BRUSSELS (AP) - France and Belgium are urging UNESCO to designate scores of their World War I memorials and cemeteries as World Heritage sites as the centennial remembrance of the 1914-1918 war nears its end. The Franco-Belgian border, where much of the fierc

Listing offers glimpse of 'off the grid' living on island

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Keewaydin Island is known for its 7-mile-long pristine beach and secluded homes that offer an «off the grid» living experience. «Off the grid» means living free of municipal power and, in most cases, with a self-sus

On the hunt in Oregon for a rare Sierra Nevada red fox

BEND, Ore. (AP) - In a dense forest at the base of Mount Bachelor, two wildlife biologists slowly walked toward a small cage trap they hoped would contain a rare red fox species. Jamie Bowles, an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife technician in Bend, and

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Ciman's return fuels LAFC to 2-0 win over Columbus

Laurent Ciman returned from a two-game absence Saturday

Stuhr house to open for first time at museum

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - At long last, the Peter Stuhr house is ready for visitors. Since it was moved to the Stuhr Museum property in 2012, the house has gone through several renovations to restore it to its 1890s glory. The so-called housewarming party is

Ciman, Diomande help LAFC to 2-0 win over Crew (Jun 24, 2018)

LOS ANGELES (AP) Laurent Ciman returned from a two-game absence and scored in the opening minutes to help Los Angeles FC beat the Columbus Crew 2-0 on Saturday night.

Blue Jays hope to limit Angels again (Jun 24, 2018)

The Toronto Blue Jays pitching staff seems to have found a solution to the Los Angeles Angels this weekend, and they will try to keep their offense quiet again in the finale of their four-game series Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium.

Royals take aim at series win against Astros

Kansas City Royals-Houston Astros preview

Apple refutes hacker's claim he could break iPhone passcode limit - CNET

At first it looked liked he found a way to try as many passcodes as he wanted without destroying data. But it turned out the passcodes he tested weren't always counted.

Blue Jays snap road losing streak, beat Angels 4-1 (Jun 24, 2018)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Steve Pearce hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays ended a five-game road losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.

Hoesen, Tarbell help 'Quakes to 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake (Jun 24, 2018)

SANDY, Utah (AP) Danny Hoesen scored his third goal in two games and Andrew Tarbell tied his career high with seven saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

Recap: Blue Jays 4, Angels 1 (6/23)

The Angels defense held them in it all game, but with two strikes and two outs in the ninth, a three-run homer was the difference

Dodgers, Mets headed in starkly different directions (Jun 24, 2018)

NEW YORK - There's no better indicator of the different directions in which the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets are headed than the main topic of conversations following Saturday night's game, when the Dodgers were excited by the return of their Hall o

Balanced Astros look to win rubber match against Royals (Jun 24, 2018)

HOUSTON -- It was yet another example of what the Houston Astros look like when their lineup depth flashes, their fourth win in their final at-bat this season offering a glimpse of potential even when everything didn't quite fall into place.

Toni Kroos revives Germany’s World Cup hopes with last-minute stunner

It took 135 minutes for Germany to remember how to play World Cup soccer. That’s a match and a half! But somehow, thanks to Toni Kroos and a negative-playing Sweden, the defending World Cup champions have a good chance at getting out of their group now. An

Program helps students who are new to the English language

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - For the second year in a row, Gadsden City High School hosted a summer program for students who are new to the English language. Most of them are newcomers to the United States as well. Krista Whatley, an ESL (English Second Language) con

Shelton caps off Sporting KC's incredible 3-2 comeback against Dynamo

Sporting Kansas City got a 3-2 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.

Mariners try to win series vs. Red Sox (Jun 23, 2018)

BOSTON -- Their five-game losing streak over, the Seattle Mariners send seven-game winner Marco Gonzales to the mound against Red Sox ace Chris Sale in the deciding game of a three-game series at Fenway Park Sunday.

Luis Valbuena unleashes a home run (and bat flip) for the ages

Luis Valbuena has been swinging the bat, and flipping it, as well as anyone in the league over the last 3 days and he came up big for the Halos in the 8th

Royals can't close the door on Astros in 4-3 loss in 12 innings

The Houston Astros got a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

Weaver faces tough Brewers lineup that continues to grow stronger

St. Louis Cardinals-Milwaukee Brewers preview

Dwyane Wade wants to bring the Sonics back to the NBA as owner

There’s a growing movement in the Pacific Northwest to bring NBA basketball back to Seattle after the then Sonics relocated to Oklahoma City following the 2007-08 season.Apparently, free agent guard and future Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade wants in on the actio
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