IOWA CITY, Ia. – The list of BCS-level football coaches who have led the same programs since at least 1999 is short, which probably isn’t surprising in a game long on win-or-else demands, financial pressures and leadership erosion because of hiring sprees and NCAA storm clouds. Frank Beamer accepted the job at Virginia Tech in 1987. [...]
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Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz sat down with Des Moines Register sports columnist Bryce Miller to talk about his time with the Hawkeyes. They covered a range of topics — some serious and some light-hearted. You might be surprised at what the coach had to say. Read the whole interview in this weekend’s Des Moines [...]
The future son-in-law of Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz whose hiring opened a debate about nepotism policies at the university has accepted a job at Vanderbilt. Tyler Barnes, 28, said Tuesday that he leaves Friday for job with the football program. Barnes served as a graduate assistant for the football program, and is [...]
A conversation with the former Iowa kicker who retired Thursday.
Bryce Miller’s 3 for 3: Impact of Big Ten’s 9-game football schedule – Lolo Jones and cause worth supporting
The 3 for 3 blog tackles Big Ten tacklers, perspective on Lolo and a cause worth supporting … == 1: BIG TEN SHAKEUP — Sorting the recent shuffles in Big Ten football — the conference created two new divisions (2014) and is moving to a nine-game conference schedule (2016) — comes down to one thing. College. [...]
UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford faced his first full-court press from California media this week when introduced as the man picked to guide the program immortalized by John Wooden. Then, Alford dribbled the ball directly off his foot. When asked whether Wooden would have handled the 2002 sexual-assault charge against former Iowa player Pierre Pierce [...]
Iowa native Nate Kaeding said he has agreed to a one-year deal to kick for the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Kaeding, 31, of Iowa City, confirmed to DesMoinesRegister.com early Tuesday that he will move cross-state after playing for the Miami Dolphins a season ago. The two-time Pro Bowl pick played for San Diego from 2004 [...]
Former Iowa quarterback performed well at the NFL Combine.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Be honest: Who outside of Iowa coach Lisa Bluder’s locker room thought the Hawkeyes could stall No. 2 Notre Dame? Who thought the Hawkeyes could topple the region’s top seed, whose only loss in 33 women’s basketball games this season came against national No. 1 Baylor? The Irish are a monster [...]
The 3 for 3 blog, bouncing around thoughts on the best of the best … == 1: BEST OF THE BIG TEN — Sorting out the best player in Big Ten men’s basketball got more difficult — rather than less — on the final day of the season Sunday. As the game sprinted more deeply into [...]