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Dan has been with the Des Moines Register for three years as a sports/digital copy editor. He's a Michigan native with deep Iowa and Midwest roots.

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Where the Iowa men sit in latest ‘bracketology’

[ 0 ] February 27, 2014

The Iowa men’s basketball team will be a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament, according a current consensus among national prognosticators. ESPN’s Joe Lunardi’s updated “bracketology” has the Hawkeyes playing No. 11 seed Baylor in the East Region. That would be a rematch of last season’s postseason NIT championship game that the Bears won 74-54. The winner […]

Photos: Iowa men’s basketball at Minnesota

[ 0 ] February 25, 2014

Photos: Iowa men’s basketball at Penn State 2014

[ 0 ] February 15, 2014

Photos: Gabe Olaseni Ultimate Gallery

[ 0 ] February 12, 2014

Photos: Ultimate Ricky Davis Gallery

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014

Video: Fran McCaffery ejected after run-in with officials at Wisconsin

[ 0 ] January 5, 2014

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery was ejected from Sunday night’s Iowa men’s basketball game at Wisconsin after arguing several calls and running into an official. It appeared McCaffery was upset with a non-call on a missed shot by Hawkeyes forward Gabe Olaseni and a foul called on Olaseni on the Badgers’ ensuing possession with about 12 […]

How Iowa’s Outback Bowl gifts measure up

[ 0 ] December 9, 2013

Members of the Iowa football program have some shopping to do. And don’t forget that visit to an Outback Steakhouse near you. Not only have the Hawkeyes earned a trip to sunny, warm Tampa Fla., for the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1, at least 125 participants receive a lot of swag, according to sportsbusinessdaily.com. In […]

This week’s Hawk Central Huddle football show (Nov. 20)

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013

A weekly talk show breaking down Iowa football.

An enhanced Adam Woodbury heads into second season with Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] October 10, 2013

Gold medalist calls Iowa wrestler ‘straight up stud’ (with video)

[ 0 ] October 8, 2013

Iowa senior wrestler Tony Ramos certainly has earned the respect of U.S. gold medalist Jordan Burroughs. The Olympic champion tweeted a link to a video featuring Ramos and the Hawkeyes wrestling program, calling him a “straight up stud.” Ramos was national runner-up last season at 133 pounds after finishing third in 2012. The Carol Stream, […]