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Digital Rewind: How Iowa’s late play cast some early worries aside

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

As the fourth quarter of Iowa’s 2014 opener dawned Saturday afternoon, you’d have thought the angst was ratcheting up faster than David Johnson’s receiving yards total for Northern Iowa against the Hawkeyes’ green linebacking corps. Too worrisome, too soon from Hawk Central’s first live game chat? Indeed, as Quinton Alston, Bo Bower and Reggie Spearman […]

For his next trick, Brandon Scherff returns a punt

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

He’s hang cleaned an otherworldly 443 pounds. He’s shown us his fishing prowess and his down-to-earth nature. He’s a dynamite NFL prospect, don’t forget. And now he’s Brandon Scherff: punt returner. Don’t worry, Hawkeye fans – not on any sort of regular basis. But the senior offensive lineman was having a bit of fun at the end […]

Ex-Iowa star Chad Greenway rescues 2 from Minnesota lake

[ 0 ] June 2, 2014

Former Iowa linebacker Chad Greenway is already widely known as an NFL defensive stud. Turns out he’s flexing his heroic muscles this offseason, too. According to a Minneapolis television station report, Greenway helped rescue two people adrift on Lake Minnetonka on Monday. The two passengers were stuck on the lake after they were unable to […]

Iowa baseball stays alive in Big Ten tournament with late heroics

[ 0 ] May 22, 2014

FROM UNIVERSITY OF IOWA SPORTS INFORMATION OMAHA, Neb. – An eighth-inning sacrifice fly by junior Dan Potempa and a four-hit pitching performance by three University of Iowa hurlers propelled the Hawkeyes to a 2-1 victory over Minnesota in a Thursday afternoon elimination game at the Big Ten Tournament at TD Ameritrade Park. “It was a great […]

Know Iowa’s foe: Tennessee scouting report

[ 0 ] March 16, 2014

SCOUTING THE TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS RECORD: 21-12, 11-7 in SEC (fourth); 44th in NCAA RPI, 11th in schedule strength (per ESPN) Iowa men selected to first NCAA Tournament since 2006, but there’s a catch QUICK STATS: Tennessee is in the middle of the Southeastern Conference in scoring, ranking seventh in the 14-team league at 71.3 points per game. […]

National football organization to debut new ‘Super 16′ college poll next season

[ 0 ] February 25, 2014

The rankings-obsessed football fan was given another future tool for debate on Thursday. An additional major college football poll, the Grantland Rice Super 16, will debut for the 2014 season as speculation and deliberation will take on new meaning with the advent of a four-team college football playoff. The poll, created in concert by the […]

ESPN’s Mike Tirico criticizes Big Ten coaches’ ‘childish’ antics toward refs after Fran McCaffery’s late outburst

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery’s latest excitable example of displeasure at Big Ten officiating gave ESPN broadcaster Mike Tirico a gift-wrapped segue to a soapbox moment Tuesday night. The veteran announcer chastised the general behavior of the league’s basketball coaches toward referees during the final minute of the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes’ 76-69 loss to Ohio State at […]

Hawkeye hoops receiving more respect, but not enough to crack preseason top 25

[ 0 ] October 17, 2013

You’ve heard by now that Iowa basketball carries raised expectations this season, but it looks like Fran McCaffery and the Hawkeyes have a little more work to do to gain national respect. That acknowledgement is trickling in, though, to the tune of 86 points in the USA TODAY Preseason Top 25 released Thursday and the […]

Photos: 10 sources of improvement in 2013

[ 0 ] October 3, 2013

Through five games in 2013, the Iowa football team (4-1) has already matched its 2012 win total. Just about every Hawkeye fan can think of a reason why Kirk Ferentz’s team has shown signs of life this season. We’ve picked out 10 improved areas of our own to share. Check out the gallery below:

Tuesday Transcript: Kirk Ferentz’s news conference

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013

The transcript of Kirk Ferentz’s Tuesday news conference, as provided by the University of Iowa: =================== COACH FERENTZ:  First of all, just welcome, everybody.  Captains this week are the same four guys, James Morris, Christian Kirksey defensively, Brett Van Sloten, Mark Weisman on the offensive side.  Happy to get the win and do it on […]