Pittsburgh embracing playoff-bound Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The image is seared into 12-year-old Chad Rowland’s memory forever. The slightly up the line throw up from Barry Bonds. Th…

Cardinals win 4-3 and eliminate Nationals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran was unaware that he had gone a season-long 24 games without a home run. “I don’t think about things like tha…

Twins shut down Mauer for rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are playing it safe with All-Star catcher Joe Mauer after having seen up close the damage concussions…

Machado leaves with leg injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been taken off the field on a stretcher after injuring his lef…

Braves grab NL East title, beat Cubs 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Freddie Freeman stood at the front of the cramped visiting clubhouse at Wrigley Field. Wearing a champagne-soaked gray T-shir…

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Broerman Signs with AIB

Senior Rebecca Broerman has had plenty of success bowling for Mason City and will now take her talent to the next level.

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Our Must-See Three

Three local football players who put together performances so good they deserve a second look.

Braves grab NL East title, beat Cubs 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) — The title was right there, across the front of the soaked gray T-shirts that each of the Atlanta Braves wore. “WE OWN THE EAS…

Yankees honor Rivera in pregame ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) — Humble as ever, Mariano Rivera began his special day by paying tribute to a Hall of Famer. The New York Yankees retired Rive…

Phillies make Sandberg permanent manager

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. didn’t see a reason to wait until the offseason to explore other possibilities.…

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Meyer Commits to Iowa

Mason City sophomore basketball player Mackenzie Meyer verbally committed to the University of Iowa Saturday.

Dream beat Mystics 63-45 to even series

WASHINGTON (AP) — Angel McCoughtry scored 20 points as a controlling first half and dominant fourth quarter led the Atlanta Dream to a 63-45…