Kawhi Leonard posted 17 points and six rebounds to help the Spurs sink the Timberwolves 104-86 in Texas. Nikola Pekovic scored 22 points with six boards for Minnesota, which has alternated wins and losses the last eight games. Kevin Love registered 14 points and seven rebounds but was 3-of-14 from the field. The T’Wolves is at the Kings on Wednesday.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.