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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 

Iowa Football 2014: Offensive breakdown

[ 0 ] August 23, 2014

QUARTERBACKS A clear starter, wild-card backup Junior Jake Rudock needs to improve his touchdown-interception ratio (18-13) from a year ago, but he should have better command of the pocket with a season under his belt (2,383 passing yards in 2013). “When a starter gets better, it’s not a big story, but Jake’s really improved,” Iowa coach Kirk […]

Iowa Football 2014: Defensive breakdown

[ 0 ] August 23, 2014

DEFENSIVE LINE True freshman could play The front line is a fearsome force. Carl Davis (42 tackles in 2013) and Louis Trinca-Pasat (eight tackles for loss) man the interior. Drew Ott (four QB hurries) and Mike Hardy (16 solo stops) are the ends. Nate Meier played in all 13 games last season and spent a lot of time with the starters during last week’s […]

Iowa Football 2014: Five things to watch

[ 0 ] August 23, 2014

  Spotlight player: Brandon Scherff, Iowa’s left offensive tackle, is a man of few words. He lets his play on the field speak for him. He skipped the NFL and came back to school for his senior year wanting to be the best in the nation at his trade. If he is, he’ll be Iowa’s fourth […]

Hawkeye basketball great Roy Marble has 3 tumors

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Former University of Iowa basketball star Roy Marble is awaiting biopsy results after three tumors were discovered in his head. Marble, 47, the Hawkeyes’ career scoring leader, had a biopsy done Tuesday at University Hospitals in Iowa City. Marble said tumors have been found behind his right eye, on his temple and on his face. […]

Ex-Hawkeye Micah Hyde has inside track to start for Packers

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Green Bay Packers safety Micah Hyde jumped in the end zone for an interception on Wednesday. It was the kind of game-changing play that occurred far too infrequently last season for coach Mike McCarthy’s liking. Toss in the addition of safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in the first round of the NFL […]

Nebraska, like Iowa, still has lots of student football tickets left

[ 0 ] August 1, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With less than a month until the season opener, Nebraska still has 1,000 of its 8,500 student football tickets for sale. Athletic department spokeswoman Chris Anderson said Friday the school expects to sell out of student tickets. All remaining tickets are for seats in the south end zone. >>Iowa’s Barta says […]

Hawkeyes go with the home cooking

[ 0 ] July 13, 2014

The phrase “buy here” has been used as a local development initiative by the Iowa City Chamber of Commerce.

Andrew Logue’s ultimate Big Ten football road trip

[ 0 ] July 10, 2014

A new divisional alignment based on geography. Old rivalries that date back decades. And the perennial quest for roses. No offense to Maryland and Rutgers, but from an Iowa perspective, not much has really changed in the Big Ten. RANDY PETERSON: The ultimate Big 12 football road trip In fact, anyone planning a road trip through […]

Game Time League: Smith taking advantage of summer games

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014

NORTH LIBERTY Iowa women’s basketball players have been working this summer with intentions of duplicating the team success of a year ago in the coming season. One Hawkeye has been working a little extra hard this summer to make sure this season doesn’t turn into a personal replay of last year. While Iowa was matching […]