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McCaffery: It’s “pretty amazing” Obama wanted to watch Iowa-MSU game

[ 0 ] January 31, 2014

Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery found it “pretty amazing” that President Barack Obama wanted to watch the Hawkeyes’ game with Michigan State on television Tuesday shortly before delivering his State of the Union address. “I know the president is a huge basketball fan,” McCaffery said today. “It means a lot. Because he’s really in tune […]

Obama wanted to watch Spartans-Hawkeyes before his address

[ 0 ] January 29, 2014

President Barack Obama apparently wanted to change the channel on the television before delivering his State of the Union address on Tuesday night. According to a tweet posted by NBC reporter Luke Russert, he wanted to watch ESPN, which was carrying the Michigan State-Iowa men’s basketball game. Obama’s staff advised him to pay attention to […]

Notebook: High percentage passing for Iowa

[ 0 ] September 4, 2012

The passing game under new offensive coordinator Greg Davis seem weighted to short passes and a high completion percentage.

Iowa wrestling: Obama to honor wrestlers

[ 1 ] September 9, 2010

Members of the national champion Iowa wrestling team will be honored by President Obama at the White House.

Iowa football: Julian Vandervelde awaits his call from Obama

[ 0 ] June 30, 2010

Julian Vandervelde’s still waiting for his phone to ring. He knows President Barack Obama’s busy these days trying to plug the oil leak in the gulf, but once he finishes that? “Yeah, I’m sure I’m next on his list,” the veteran among Iowa’s offensive line said Tuesday. He’s waiting for Obama to call not as […]