Penn State winning three consecutive national championships in wrestling was cause for concern that the gap between the Nittany Lions and the nation’s other college wrestling programs was widening.
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Mike Vrabel was known as a versatile tough guy when he won three Super Bowls playing linebacker for the New England Patriots. In his third season coaching at Ohio State, his alma mater, that hasn’t seemed to change. At a press conference on Monday, the former all-American defensive end was asked about his defensive line’s […]
Let’s play a little word association. When I mention a football team from the Big Ten Conference, what comes to mind? The league schedule is beginning to ramp up this weekend, and we’re still looking for trends and traits. Ohio State remains the frontrunner. Purdue continues to be a punching bag. But everything in between […]
From UI Athletic Communications: The University of Iowa and Penn State University announced Friday that the two schools will meet in a nonconference wrestling dual on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 8 p.m. (CT) on Mediacom Mat inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes and Nittany Lions have met every year since 1982, but their annual meeting was […]
The University of Iowa is hosting the first two rounds of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament on March 24 and 26. Iowa (16-9, 5-6), on a four-game losing streak, now has to imagine the possibility that four teams not nicknamed the Hawkeyes could be playing on those dates in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, and Iowa might be […]
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Zach Johnson has watched Iowa’s basketball team come agonizingly close to winning each of their last three Big Ten road games. It’s turned into a miserable television rerun: An overtime loss at Purdue. A three-point loss at Minnesota. A double-overtime loss at Wisconsin. “This team is close,” said Johnson, an Iowa […]
Andy Hamilton and Bryce Miller of the Register will be in Iowa City tonight to cover the Iowa-Penn State wrestling dual meet.
Iowa 141-pounder Mark Ballweg is becoming more and more of a sure thing in his senior season.
Two weeks ago Iowa was 4-2 and 2-0 in the Big Ten. An embarrassing loss to Central Michigan was in the review mirror and fans were talking about a conference title with a straight face. Things weren’t perfect, but it was clear if there were any problems with this Hawkeye team … it was with […]
Randy Peterson of The Des Moines Register answers five questions from fans. What are the odds that backup quarterback Jake Rudock plays in Saturday’s game at Northwestern? That’s highly unlikely – unless something happens to starter James Vandenberg. While there are many fans who wonder why Rudock, a redshirt freshman, hasn’t yet played, it’s not […]