MLB Coming To Field Of Dreams, Cyclone Hoops Headed To Italy & Other Bullets

THE LATEST IN OUR WORLD OF SPORTS, FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 8TH:

  • Major League Baseball announced today that the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees will play a regular season game at the Field of Dreams site in Dyersville, Iowa next August at a newly built 8,000 seat field at the site. CLICK HERE for more information.
  • The Waterloo Bucks defeated Thunder Bay 9-2 last night at Riverfront Stadium. CLICK HERE for the recap. The Bucks begin a two-game series at Duluth tonight. Listen to the play-by-play online at 1650TheFan.com. Game time is 6:35.
  • Alex Halsted of CycloneAlert.com and the 24/7 Sports Network writes about what we need to know ahead of Iowa State hoops’ trip to Italy. CLICK HERE for the story.
  • Iowa State football has set a new record for amount of season ticket sales. CLICK HERE for more information.
  • UNI football held its annual media day yesterday at the UNI-Dome. CLICK HERE for my notebook of news that came from coach Mark Farley and others yesterday. CLICK HERE for an update on the 4-way QB competition.
  • UNI men’s basketball has won its first 2 games during its overseas trip in Italy. CLICK HERE to learn more about what players and coaches are seeing out of year 2 of a new offense.
  • At Triple-A Iowa for most of the season, Cubs infielder/outfielder Ian Happ has had a successful return since his call-up to Chicago. CLICK HERE for more from our friend Michael Cerami of BleacherNation.com.
  • ICYMI: The University of Iowa extended the contract and gave a raise to Athletic Director Gary Barta. CLICK HERE for the story.
  • ICYMI: Chris Bumbaca of USA Today analyzes an inreasingly difficult to decide National League MVP race between Christian Yelich of the Brewers and Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers. CLICK HERE to read.
  • ICYMI: UNI men’s basketball freshman Cole Henry will redshirt. CLICK HERE for more on Henry and UNI’s overseas trip to Italy.
  • Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras’ injured hamstring will reportedly keep him out for four weeks. CLICK HERE for more from our friends at BleacherNation.com.
  • A funny moment happened this morning during The Dan Patrick Show. Peter King of Sports Illustrated was pulled over for using his phone during an interview with Dan.

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