Midwest Sports Headlines: 12/6/18


December 6th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tania Davis drilled the game-winning 3 with 2.3 seconds to go and 16th-ranked Iowa held off Iowa State 73-70, giving the Hawkeyes three straight wins in the series for the first time in over two decades. Kathleen Doyle scored 22 points in her first game back from a broken hand and Megan Gustafson had 13 with 16 rebounds for Iowa (6-2), which won 10 in a row from 1982-96.

UNDATED (AP) — Iowa’s T.J. Hockenson is the Mackey Award winner as the best tight end in the country. Hockenson is the first sophomore to win the award in its 19-year history and the second player from Iowa, joining Dallas Clark in 2002.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Spencer Ware lost his starting job with the Chiefs after a devastating injury in a preseason game. He got it back after Kareem Hunt’s release. Now, the veteran running back is prepared to start against Baltimore on Sunday having had a full week as the No. 1 in practice, rather than the handful of reps allotted to the backup.

PHOENIX (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have struck gold in their search for a big hitter, getting All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a multiplayer trade. The Cardinals sent pitcher Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly, minor league infielder Andy Young and a 2019 draft pick to Arizona in the deal.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NFL’s Rams will pay $24 million to personal seat license holders in St. Louis who filed a class-action lawsuit after the team moved to Los Angeles. The settlement notice was filed in federal court last week but details weren’t released until Wednesday. The class-action lawsuit was filed on behalf of thousands of fans who bought PSLs.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Amir Coffey scored a career-high 32 points, Jordan Murphy had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Minnesota rallied to beat No. 24 Nebraska 85-78. Isaac Copeland led Nebraska with 17 points and seven rebounds. The Huskers led by as many as 13 in the second half, but the Gophers came back with the support of a raucous home crowd.