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Iowa professor organizes protest over pink locker room

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A University of Iowa professor who donned a robot costume to heckle Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann has now set his sights on one of his school’s famous quirks: the visiting team’s pink locker room at Kinnick Stadium. Kembrew McLeod is organizing what he jokingly calls a “Million Robot March” […]

Video: Rick Brown picks winners of top Big Ten games

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

Video: Hawk Central staffers break down Iowa vs. UNI

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

Hawk Central at Fry Fest

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

Join Hawk Central staffers, including columnist Rick Brown and reporter Pat Harty, at the Hawk Central booth at Fry Fest from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Coralville Marriott. Find out what’s in store for Hawkeye football coverage this season, get a sneak peek at the new Hawk Central app and talk football […]

Portions of Finkbine parking closed for Iowa opener

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

From University of Iowa sports information: IOWA CITY, Iowa – The combination of rain that has already fallen and predictions for additional rain will result in at least half of the available football gameday parking on grass surfaces at the University of Iowa’s Finkbine Golf Course to not be available for Saturday’s football game, the UI […]

Chat replay: Hawkeye football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

Our weekly chats are back! Send your questions now to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown, and he’ll join you at noon on Wednesdays throughout the season for a give-and-take about an anticipated season of Iowa football. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

3 Points with Nate Kaeding: What Kirk Ferentz is saying behind the scenes

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

All season long at HawkCentral.com, tune in for our weekly video show with our reporters and former Hawkeye and NFL kicker Nate Kaeding. The show, filmed at Kaeding’s T-shirt shop in Iowa City called Tailgate, will get inside the head of one of Kirk Ferentz’s former players and try to dissect all the wins and […]

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 […]

Hawkeyes just adrift of preseason AP Top 25

[ 0 ] August 17, 2014

Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. Jake Rudock, Mark Weisman and Iowa are just on the outside looking in. The Seminoles will start the season No. 1 for the sixth time — the first since 1999 when they became the first team […]

Iowa hoops player Josh Oglesby arrested for public intoxication

[ 0 ] August 16, 2014

University of Iowa senior guard Josh Oglesby, 22, was arrested by campus police  in Iowa City early Saturday on a charge of public intoxication, a spokesperson from the university’s Department of Public Safety confirmed Saturday afternoon. The university’s athletics department released a statement from Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery shortly after 3:20 p.m. on Saturday. […]