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Iowa football players may wear head sensors

[ 0 ] February 14, 2014

University of Iowa football players may be donning one more piece of equipment when they lace up their pads in future seasons. Rather than protecting their bodies from tackles, though, the devices will be used to monitor those big hits that can potentially cause concussions. Dr. Andy Peterson of UI’s Sports Medicine Clinic said Thursday […]

Catch up with Iowa legend Hayden Fry as he turns 84

[ 0 ] February 28, 2013

Hayden Fry’s doctor has told him that the best medicine for dealing with cancer is to get a small pet, and to keep his sense of humor. Fry has taken both to heart. The University of Iowa football coaching legend, who turns 84 today, has lived with wife, Shirley, along a golf course in the […]

Mason announces changes in student-athlete advising and compliance

[ 0 ] November 16, 2012

The University of Iowa on Friday morning announced changes in its handling of student-athlete advising and compliance in the Department of Athletics in the wake of a sexual harassment investigation. In a news release, UI President Sally Mason said she has completed her inquiry into the matter and spelled out a series of changes, effective […]

UI Athletics adviser accused of harassing students, trading tickets, money for sexual favors

[ 0 ] November 9, 2012

A senior academics adviser for the University of Iowa Athletics Department who resigned this week allegedly provided football tickets and money for sexual favors and inappropriately touched student-athletes, documents obtained by the Iowa City Press-Citizen show. An internal UI investigation turned up a long list of sexual harassment violations by Peter Gray, who stepped down […]

Melrose neighborhood residents bracing for UI’s planned parking lot construction

[ 3 ] March 7, 2012

Residents in the Melrose neighborhood are bracing for UI’s construction later this year of a 250-spot parking lot on a chunk of land along Melrose Place where a row of houses now stands.

Miller makes most of his first interception

[ 0 ] October 15, 2011

The Kalona native ties the Hawkeye interception return record.

Squad to help keep Melrose Avenue tidy

[ 0 ] September 16, 2011

The Hawkeyes and Panthers won’t be the only teams running sweeps today.

UI introduces warning cards for unruly fans

[ 3 ] September 2, 2011

Hawkeye fans could get treatment normally reserved for soccer players.

City government recommends shutting down Melrose vendors

[ 27 ] April 14, 2011

An Iowa City government panel recommends shutting down gameday vendors on Melrose Avenue.

The Magic Bus is back

[ 0 ] September 9, 2010

The Magic Bus has found a new site to host its tailgate for Saturday’s game against Iowa State.