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Videos: Hawkeye coaches, players talk state of new linebacking corps

[ 0 ] April 2, 2014

The Iowa Hawkeyes have a trio of talented linebackers to replace. See what players and staff said today about what they think about how good this new group of backers can be.

Rick Brown: Why McCaffery’s Hawkeyes are in a tailspin

[ 0 ] March 9, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Asked Saturday night if he thought his team was safely in the NCAA Tournament, Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery’s answer was barely audible. “I don’t know,” McCaffery said, head down. “I’m not Joe Lunardi.” Lunardi, ESPN’s noted bracketologist, still has Iowa in the NCAA field. But after a 66-63 loss to […]

Signing day dissection: Big Ten football recruiting

[ 0 ] January 28, 2014

BY SCOTT ALLEN — USA Today Sports After ending the season with consecutive losses to Michigan State and Clemson, Ohio State and head coach Urban Meyer will get back in the win column on national signing day. With eight recruits among the Rivals.com 100, Ohio State’s class is the best in the Big Ten and […]

Big Ten: Michigan could lose another player to NBA Draft

[ 0 ] January 21, 2014

JAMES JAHNKE — Detroit Free Press Could Michigan lose a third sophomore to the NBA draft this offseason? Maybe. Both Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary figured to be two-and-dones after they almost declared for the draft after their freshman seasons last year. (Of course, McGary’s back surgery might scuttle his plans.) But the third […]

Video: Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery talks to press about one game suspension ruling by Big Ten

[ 0 ] January 7, 2014

Harty: My mother has about had it with McCaffery’s temper. Why she (and fans) should give him another chance

[ 0 ] January 7, 2014

By Pat Harty Hawk Central My 84-year old mother can put up with a lot, including my father for the past 62 years, but she like the Big Ten Conference believes that Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery crossed the line with his meltdown on Sunday at Wisconsin. She was disappointed and disgusted to the point that […]

Fran McCaffery receives 1-game suspension for ejection

[ 0 ] January 7, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The Big Ten today suspended Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery for Thursday’s game against Northwestern, two days after he was ejected in a loss at Wisconsin. The suspension, the league said, was for violation of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy. The University of Iowa was also fined $10,000 for the […]

Big Ten: Chance for 25th win in 2 years fueling Ohio State

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Ohio State offensive lineman Corey Linsley needed about a week to get over the disappointment. Given the stakes, that sounds fair. If a play or two had been executed a bit better, then maybe Ohio State would have beaten Michigan State for the Big Ten title — and […]

Big Ten: Nebraska’s bumpy ride ends with another 9-win season

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS From the historic collapse against UCLA and Bo Pelini flare-ups to the Hail Mary win over Northwestern and bowl victory over Georgia, the emotions ran the gamut for Nebraska. In the end, the Cornhuskers put together another nine-win season and head into 2014 with a positive vibe. “It’s been a long season,” […]

Big Ten: Bill O’Brien leaves Penn State for NFL’s Texans

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bill O’Brien inherited a Penn State program rocked by scandal, on the cusp of crippling sanctions, and staring at a murky future. All he ever really cared about was making the Nittany Lions winners. O’Brien succeeded against heavy odds, overcoming a lack of scholarships, a bowl ban, and player defections. He leaves […]