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Clark savoring some time off after a record-setting night

ARLINGTON, Texas — As much as she wanted to play in the Olympics, Caitlin Clark savors the thought of some time off during the WNBA’s monthlong hiatus for the Paris Games. Never mind that Indiana’s rookie sensation didn’t really look as if she needed any while setting a WNBA record ...

Clark, Ionescu decline WNBA 3-point contest

PHOENIX — Phoenix’s Brittney Griner and New York’s Jonquel Jones are among the biggest names participating in the WNBA’s special competitions on Friday during the league’s All-Star weekend. The WNBA also announced the Phoenix Mercury’s first coach and general manager, Cheryl ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Iowa sells out five more football games

IOWA CITY — Six of seven University of Iowa home football games for the 2024 season are officially sold out, the UI Athletics Department announced Thursday. Hawkeye home games against Illinois State (Aug. 31), Iowa State (Sept. 7), Troy (Sept. 14), Northwestern (Oct. 26), Wisconsin (Nov. 2) ...

Clark downplays record after late turnover

ARLINGTON, Texas — Caitlin Clark smiled and hesitated just long enough for Indiana teammate Aliyah Boston to intercept the answer for what it meant to the rookie to set a WNBA record with 19 assists in a game. Clark’s milestone came in the Fever’s 101-93 loss to the Dallas Wings on ...

Clark sets assists record in Fever loss

ARLINGTON, Texas — Caitlin Clark had 19 assists to break the WNBA game record in the Indiana Fever’s 101-93 loss to the Dallas Wings on Wednesday night in the final WNBA contest before the month-long break for the Olympics. Clark broke the mark of 18 set by Courtney Vandersloot for ...

Carr chosen 2024 Bob Bowlsby Award winner

AMES — David Carr has been named the recipient of the Big 12 Conference’s 2024 Bob Bowlsby Award, league Commissioner Brett Yormark announced during his State of the Conference address to kick off football media days in Las Vegas. Named in recognition of the conference’s former ...