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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” […]

Northern Iowa senior left tackle Jack Rummells, the FCS version of Brandon Scherff?

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

He grew up in a small town in Iowa, stands 6-foot-5, weighs at least 300 pounds, excels as an offensive left tackle in college and is a beast in the weight room. You’re probably thinking of Iowa senior Brandon Scherff because he fits that detailed description to a T. But in this case, the person […]

Bower keeps moving up for Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

In barely a year, West Branch native Bo Bower has gone from being a preferred walk-on for the Iowa football team to now being on scholarship and competing for a starting position. Bower, a redshirt freshman, is listed as a co-starter with junior Travis Perry at one of the three linebacker positions on the Iowa […]

Harty: Hawkeye news coming in bits and pieces

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

This column goes all over the place, so hang on. Offensive left tackle Brandon Scherff is the most hyped Iowa football player heading into his senior season since whom? You probably have to go all the way back to quarterback Chuck Long’s much-anticipated senior season in 1985 for that answer. Long was widely regarded as […]

Watch: Scott Chandler involved in skirmish at Bills camp

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Former Iowa Hawkeye tight end Scott Chandler, now in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills, was involved in a skirmish during the Bills’ training camp Wednesday.

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 […]

New Iowa volleyball coach Bond Shymansky is aiming for 20 wins

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Despite the Iowa volleyball team winning no more than 13 matches in a single season since 2009, new coach Bond Shymansky is aiming for the 20-win level this fall as the program begins a transition under the Iowa City native. Hired away from Marquette in January, Shymansky takes over one of the Big Ten’s worst […]

Fired Iowa field hockey coach denies bullying players

[ 0 ] August 18, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Longtime Iowa women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum tells The Associated Press that her firing was unwarranted and based on false claims by former players that she bullied and mistreated them. Speaking for the first time since her Aug. 4 firing, Griesbaum said she did nothing to justify the abrupt end of […]

Iowa soccer: Nine starters return from successful ’13 squad

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

The success Dave Dilanni amassed at Grand Valley State is almost unfathomable. Dilanni went 221-18-18 at the Division II school, including three national championships and 11-straight NCAA Tournament berths. Now at the helm of the Iowa soccer team, Dilanni takes that .895 winning percentage over to the Black and Gold, transitioning to a program that […]

Former field hockey coach criticizes Griesbaum firing in letter to Regents

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014

The decision to fire Tracey Griesbaum as the Iowa field hockey coach continues to be met with strong resistance. Former Iowa field hockey coach Beth Beglin has written a letter to the Iowa state Board of Regents in which she accuses the University of Iowa Athletic Department of “disparate treatment” between men’s and women’s coaches. […]