×

Iowa Sports

Clark, Indiana struggle in home debut

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark learned some tough lessons from her first two WNBA tests. She’s struggled with fouls, expectations and, like most rookies, making a smooth transition from college ball to the pro level. And, here, there’s no grading curve, as Clark ...

Jensen’s patience pays off at Iowa

By JOHN BOHNENKAMP The Associated Press IOWA CITY — Jan Jensen had numerous head coaching opportunities in her 24 years as an assistant on Lisa Bluder’s coaching staff at Iowa. A few of the offers, Jensen said, were good enough to get serious consideration, but ultimately she decided to ...

Clark makes WNBA regular-season debut

By DOUG FEINBERG The Associated Press UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The Caitlin Clark era in the WNBA has officially begun, although it got off to a slow start. Clark went scoreless for nearly the first 15 minutes, before getting more comfortable and finishing with 20 points in the Indiana Fever’s ...

Clark makes home debut in Indiana exhibition game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark walked into her new home arena Thursday night with No. 22 shirts and jerseys peppered from floor to ceiling. She left as a first-time WNBA winner. A late-arriving but louder-than-usual crowd roared during her official introduction to Fever fans and again ...

Indiana’s Clark makes home debut in exhibition game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark walked into her new home arena Thursday night with No. 22 shirts and jerseys peppered from floor to ceiling. She left as a first-time WNBA winner. A late-arriving but louder-than-usual crowd roared during her official introduction to Fever fans and again ...

WNBA travel plans revisited thanks to Clark

By MICHAEL MAROT The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark already is one of the WNBA’s most recognizable players. So when she made her first road trip last week, the league’s top overall draft pick had to adapt. Instead of loading her bag directly onto a ...

Clark makes highly-anticipated WNBA debut

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — More than three hours before Caitlin Clark made her WNBA debut with the Indiana Fever in an exhibition game against the Dallas Wings on Friday night, some fans among the sellout crowd were lined up outside the arena dressed in No. 22 University of Iowa jerseys. And ...

WNBA prepares for Clark Fever

By DOUG FEINBERG The Associated Press WNBA teams have started making moves to capitalize on the popularity of Caitlin Clark. Some are booking bigger venues for when Clark and the Indiana Fever come to town. The Las Vegas Aces and Washington Mystics have moved their games against the Fever ...

Bears waive punter Trenton Gill after drafting Iowa’s Tory Taylor

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears waived punter Trenton Gill on Wednesday after drafting Iowa's Tory Taylor in the fourth round last week. The Bears ranked near the bottom of the NFL in punting last year, with Gill averaging 38 net yards per attempt in his second season. Taylor set ...

Clark gets back to her comfort zone on the court

By MICHAEL MAROT The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Caitlin Clark got back to the basics: Working out on a basketball court. Here, as the newest member of the Indiana Fever, she’s learning how she’ll fit into this new offensive system, building chemistry with her new teammates and ...

Cyclones’ 2025 football opener will be in Dublin

By DANA BECKER dbecker@messengernews.net AMES — The 2025 opener for Iowa State will take them some 10-plus hours from home. The Cyclones will meet Kansas State on August 23, 2025 in Dublin, Ireland for the Aer Lingus College Football Classic. It will mark the first-ever Iowa State game ...