LINCOLN, Neb. – Cutting to the chase: There’s no way to sugarcoat Iowa’s loss on Saturday to Nebraska. Three-wins-in-the-Big Ten Nebraska. Average-conference-loss-by-15 points Nebraska. RPI-of-106 Nebraska. Trailed-by-19 Nebraska. Even if someone wanted to make the pill a bit sweeter to swallow, where would a person locate enough sucrose to coat all the rough and tattered [...]
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To truly understand the import of wrestling around the world, members of the International Olympic Committee should be forced to explain Tuesday’s astonishing and unthinkable vote to drop the sport from the 2020 Games in person. Tell them in Iran, Iraq and Turkey, where it’s the World Series and Super Bowl wrapped into one. Tell [...]
MINNEAPOLIS – “Groundhog Day” played anew for the Iowa men’s basketball team, with a fresh but familiar ending that left the Hawkeyes reaching for a sledgehammer to swing at the alarm clock. One game, it’s Michigan State. Another game, it’s Indiana. Another, it’s Purdue. In the newest installment, the star tacked to the actor’s on-set [...]
Penn State started the season as the favorite to trot off with wrestling’s NCAA championship trophy for the third time in a row. And make no mistake, it still is. That remains true, even after third-ranked Iowa kicked the No. 1 Nittany Lions’ 20-dual win streak to the college curb Friday in a raucous, 22-16 [...]
The inside of Wells Fargo Arena became a concrete canvas on Saturday, splashed with hues of black, purple, blue and cardinal — as if the result of wild brush strokes from the hand of an imaginary painter. The first Big Four Classic created an interesting, vibrant portrait in downtown Des Moines. It also featured a [...]
Iowa City, Ia. – If this isn’t rock bottom for the Iowa football team under coach Kirk Ferentz, name another moment. Iowa played a turnover-free game, committed just two penalties, recovered three fumbles — one for a touchdown — benefited repeatedly from opponent penalties and STILL lost to Purdue on Saturday. At home … … [...]