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Zach McCabe addresses Twitter controversy

[ 0 ] March 4, 2014

The letters of support are starting to pile up in Zach McCabe’s locker at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. They’ve been arriving ever since McCabe had a nasty experience on Twitter in which he lashed out at his critics just hours after Iowa’s 79-74 loss to Wisconsin on Feb. 22 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. McCabe quickly apologized for his […]

Guest opinion: Why Fran McCaffery shouldn’t have banned his players from Twitter

[ 0 ] February 25, 2014

By Chris Snider Special to the Register Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery told his players to stop using Twitter after fans got nasty with one of the team’s players via the social network. One player even deleted his account with more than 8,000 followers (or hopefully just changed the username). That’s McCaffery’s choice. He’s the […]

Ferentz’s old-school style welcomes a lot of new this season

[ 0 ] August 24, 2012

Kirk Ferentz coached his first game at Iowa in 1999. That was five years before Facebook was launched and seven years before Twitter. In today’s information age where everything is disseminated in seconds from one handheld device to the world, Ferentz has remained old school. “Things that are Tweeted are just so insightful, so interesting,” […]

Twitter: Tell us why you are the ultimate Hawkeye football fan

[ 0 ] December 27, 2010

You think you are the No. 1 #Hawkeyes football fan? Then go on Twitter and prove it. On Twitter.com, follow @HawkCentral, look for and reply to the following tweet for a chance to win a $100 Hawk Shop gift card: “Reply and tell us why you’re the No. 1 #Hawkeyes football fan! Win a $100 […]

Keeler: Norm Parker has no plans to retire

[ 0 ] August 7, 2010

Since last July, they’ve changed the giant cast on his right foot 20 times. Give or take. “This one, they put on last Monday,” Norm Parker explained, leaning forward as he sat inside a golf cart that shielded him from the August sun. “And they’re going to take it off this Monday and look and […]