MLB Baseball Tonight
Cubs at Astros (6:30pm pregame on KWBG)
IRVING, Texas (AP) – Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads says
beating Minnesota in the Insight Bowl last year gave the team
momentum that was reflected in how players worked in the offseason.
Rhoads also called running back Alexander Robinson the most
underrated player in the Big 12.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The Big Ten athletic directors meet next week
in Chicago, and Nebraska’s Tom Osborne will be there as they talk
about divisional alignment and a possible football championship.
The Cornhuskers won’t be an active Big Ten member until next July,
but Osborne says he’ll share his opinion at the meetings if he’s
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Green Bay Packers have signed
defensive end Mike Neal, who was a second-round pick out of Purdue.
That leaves them with only first-rounder Bryan Bulaga of Iowa
unsigned from April’s draft.
HOUSTON (AP) – The Chicago Cubs have opened a series at Houston
with a 5-2 victory. Geovany Soto drove in two runs for Chicago, and
Alfonso Soriano had two doubles and an RBI. Carlos Silva earned his
10th win of the season.