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Football

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Harty: Tragic loss of sportswriter Susan Denk leaves big void

No matter what happens on the field this fall, it won’t feel the same covering the 2014 Iowa football team without Susan Denk on the beat. This week started under horrible circumstances as word spread Monday morning that Susan had died suddenly at the age of 39. Nearly four days later, I still have to […]

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Dallas Clark sizes up Iowa’s current crop of tight ends

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Dallas Clark beat long odds to play 11 seasons as a tight end in the National Football League. He started his career at Iowa as a walk-on linebacker. He actually intercepted a pass against Northwestern in 2000, even though teammate and current Iowa linebackers coach LeVar Woods got credit for it. But […]

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Michigan quarterback says Iowa fans are ‘annoying’

Michigan’s Devin Gardner gives Iowa’s pink locker room a thumbs up, for the most part. But the fans at Kinnick Stadium? Well, that’s a downright annoying story. It’s not a stretch to believe the Wolverines’ senior quarterback doesn’t have warm and fuzzy memories of Kinnick, a place he’ll never have to play in again. A […]

Men's Basketball

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Rick Brown’s breakdown of Iowa’s full 2014-15 hoops schedule

Iowa’s men’s basketball team will start its 2014-15 Big Ten schedule in an unusual place. On the road. The Big Ten released its conference schedule Thursday, and the Hawkeyes get started Dec. 30 at Ohio State. This will be the first time in coach Fran McCaffery’s five seasons that Iowa has kicked off league play […]

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Hawkeye basketball great Roy Marble has 3 tumors

Former University of Iowa basketball star Roy Marble is awaiting biopsy results after three tumors were discovered in his head. Marble, 47, the Hawkeyes’ career scoring leader, had a biopsy done Tuesday at University Hospitals in Iowa City. Marble said tumors have been found behind his right eye, on his temple and on his face. […]

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Rick Brown: McCaffery sees key roles for Clemmons, Ellingson, Uhl

Iowa’s basketball program is in a much better place than it was when coach Fran McCaffery took over in the spring of 2010. But now, after the first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2006, comes a different challenge. Is this a program that reloads or rebuilds? The Big Ten’s top programs keep rolling season […]

Wrestling

[ 0 ] August 10, 2014

Iowa wrestler takes bronze medal at Junior Worlds

Iowa wrestler Thomas Gilman took home a bronze medal Sunday at the Junior World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. Gilman, a sophomore from Council Bluffs, defeated Vladimir Kurdin of Kazakhstan 11-6 in the 121-pound bronze medal match. He finished the event with a 4-1 record. Gilman outscored his first two opponents 20-0 before winning 4-4 on […]

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014

Iowa wrestlers face rugged road schedule, host Duals in 2015

Iowa is returning to the National Duals – and the National Duals are returning to Iowa. After a one-year absence from the event, the Hawkeyes roll out their home mats on Feb. 15 for the National Duals Regionals and play host to the championship a week later in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The dual event, which hasn’t […]

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Brent Metcalf wins gold at FILA Golden Grand Prix

The Iowa athletics department issued this press release today: ===== IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa national champion Brent Metcalf won a gold medal at 65 kg/143 lbs. at the FILA Golden Grand Prix Finals on Friday in Baku, Azerbaijan. Metcalf scored six unanswered points in the second period to defeat Magomed Muslimov of […]

Women's Basketball

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Schedule sets up well for Hawk women

The Hawkeyes won’t have to wait long to see where they stand against the league’s best.

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

Ally Disterhoft does it all in GTL championship

NORTH LIBERTY Ally Disterhoft had at least three obvious goals heading into the Game Time League this summer. She wanted to stay healthy, improve as a player and lead her team to the title. Disterhoft accomplished all three goals Wednesday. She scored a game-high 36 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead McCurry’s/Culver’s to an […]

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

Offense is Peschel’s focus in Game Time League

Kali Peschel doesn’t exactly fit the mold of summer league superstar.

Big Ten

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Iowa’s 11th-best football victory of the past 50 years

Iowa dismantled Iowa State 57-3 on Sept. 28, 1985. Two days later, the Hawkeyes moved to the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press college football poll. Michigan State came to Kinnick Stadium on Oct. 5, intent on making it a short stay. Iowa jumped out to a 13-0 lead, but the Spartans stormed back. […]

[ 0 ] August 17, 2014

Iowa’s 13th-best football win of the past 50 years

Iowa’s surprising 1981 march to the Rose Bowl included a defensive masterpiece. Wisconsin had an edge in that race to Pasadena when it hosted Iowa on Nov. 14, 1981. Madison had been awash in Rose Bowl hype the week of the game. But the Hawkeyes jumped out to a 17-0 halftime lead, on a Tom […]

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

Iowa football’s 15th-best win of the past 50 years

Michigan rushed for 22 yards. Iowa’s Jermelle Lewis came off the bench to rush for 109 yards. That is just a snapshot of the 34-9 beatdown No. 13 Iowa put on No. 8 Michigan before a crowd of 111,496 at Michigan Stadium on Oct. 26, 2002. “I’ll never forget it,” Iowa tight end Dallas Clark […]

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Iowa’s ninth-best football victory of the last 50 years

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Nebraska was a 16-point favorite in the 1981 season opener at Iowa. That actually seemed generous, considering that the Hawkeyes had not had a winning season since 1961 and the Cornhuskers were traditionally a national title contender. Nebraska had defeated Iowa the previous season in Lincoln, 57-zip. And that’s why Iowa’s 10-7 victory on Sept. […]

Watch: Scott Chandler involved in skirmish at Bills camp

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Former Iowa Hawkeye tight end Scott Chandler, now in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills, was involved in a skirmish during the Bills’ training camp Wednesday.

Iowa’s 10th-best football victory of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

This was the most hyped Iowa-Iowa State game ever. There is no close No. 2. The Cyclones came to Kinnick Stadium on Sept. 17, 1977, the first time the in-state rivals had met in 43 years. Adding fuel to the fire was a motivational ploy by Iowa State coach Earle Bruce. When his team returned […]

Hawkeyes’ Lomax comes back stronger after demotion

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Nobody would blame Jordan Lomax for being a little moody. He opened Iowa’s 2013 football season as a starting cornerback, but suffered a hamstring injury in the second half of the first game. What may have hurt Lomax more was watching Desmond King, his freshman replacement, emerge as a cornerstone of the […]

Iowa field hockey players support fired coach; Barta responds

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Iowa’s field hockey players have released a statement supporting former coach Tracey Griesbaum, who was fired earlier this month. The players told the student newspaper, the Daily Iowan, that Griesbaum’s firing was “unfair and unjust.” The players went on to say that it left them questioning the leadership of the Iowa athletic department. The players […]