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Category: Big Ten

Photos: Iowa Softball Vs. Michigan State

[ 0 ] April 18, 2014

Harty: Close your books, today is Hawkeye quiz day

[ 0 ] April 18, 2014

This pop quiz is a chance for readers to test their knowledge about Hawkeye football and men’s basketball. Of course, all the answers can be found by searching on the Internet or by skimming to the end of this column. But that would be cheating, and there is no room in sports for cheaters. Question […]

Des Moines girls named captains for Iowa Ladies Football Academy

[ 0 ] April 18, 2014

It is a parent’s nightmare — a helpless, hollow feeling. “Seeing your kids in pain that you can’t fix is the worst,” Toby Riddle said. “Just awful.” Toby and Jim Riddle of Des Moines experienced that when their oldest daughter, Megan, now 12, was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at 13 months old. Five years ago […]

Nebraska fans will have to stay up late on Sept. 13

[ 0 ] April 17, 2014

Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska’s football game at Fresno State on Sept. 13 will be televised by CBS Sports Network with kickoff set for 9:30 p.m. Central time. The Mountain West Conference made the announcement Thursday. The game will be the second all-time between the schools, following Nebraska’s 42-29 win in Lincoln in 2011. […]

Iowa football notes: Brian Ferentz addresses NFL rumor

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Brian Ferentz expected the question Wednesday. He wasn’t disappointed. A January report said he would leave his father’s staff at Iowa to become offensive line coach for the NFL’s Houston Texas and new head coach Bill O’Brien. Brian Ferentz and O’Brien worked together in New England. “What I’ll tell you guys […]

Harty: Hiring Reese Morgan was one of Ferentz’s best decisions

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

Anybody who knows Iowa defensive line coach Reese Morgan knows that whatever success he’s had, it’s never about him. It’s always about his players, his fellow coaches and the fans, and whoever else might have contributed along the way. But we know better. Or at least we should know better. Reese Morgan has a special […]

Five questions with football writer Andrew Logue, and Big Ten Buzz

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

1. What was the most encouraging aspect of Saturday’s practice in West Des Moines? The fact that you didn’t see a lot of Jake Rudock and several other offensive starters. Established teams with experienced players don’t have to put on a show in the spring. As coach Kirk Ferentz explained later, you don’t need to […]

An early look at the Big Ten West football teams

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

By Eric Olson, Associated Press After passing on opportunities to declare for the NFL draft, running backs Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska and Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin are the country’s top two returning rushers. Both are using this spring as a start for polishing their games and enhancing their draft stocks for 2015. Nebraska and Wisconsin, which […]

The 10 most important Hawkeyes of 2014

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

Iowa football reporter Andrew Logue looks at 10 players who could be pivotal to Iowa’s success in 2014, counting down from No. 10 to No. 1: 10. WR Kevonte Martin-Manley – He emerged as Rudock’s go-to guy last season. To maintain that status, he’ll have to be more consistent, less mistake prone. RELATED: Davis tops Iowa’s […]

Carl Davis is Iowa’s ‘Mr. Indispensable’

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

Don’t let the easy-going grin fool you. Carl Davis is the face of Iowa’s defense and he takes his new-found prominence seriously. “I’m just trying to play my role,” said Davis, a defensive tackle. “I want to be a clutch player. When we’re on those third-and-2s, be able to make those stops. “Help my team […]