A reversal in record led some Iowa football fans to flip their outlook. A year ago, the Hawkeyes were coming off a 4-8 fall. In 2013, they went 8-4 during the regular season. And Friday, Iowa was picked to finish second in the Big Ten’s West Division, according to a media poll conducted by the […]
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We’re starting to notice a couple of things with this year’s Iowa football team. The Hawkeyes have shown plenty of moxie the past three weeks, but not much of a killer instinct. We’ve seen them bob and weave. We’ve seen them trade jabs. We’re still not sure if they can land a haymaker. “That’s something […]
NEW YORK As the Iowa basketball team started to take some warm-up shots Thursday evening, the proceedings came to a grinding halt. The net at the Hawkeyes’ end of the floor had to be repaired, prompting a 10-minute delay. It was a sign of things to come. Iowa never would find its shooting touch in […]
Bowlsby informed his staff that he will become the Big 12 Conference commissioner.
The Big 12 Conference got its man. Iowan Bob Bowlsby, mentioned at least twice as a potential head of the NCAA, will replace Dan Beebe at the helm of a conference some people once thought could be on life support after conference reshuffling struck the country two summers ago. “He was who we identified as […]
IOWA STATE The series is tied at six since Kirk Ferentz became Iowa’s coach in 1999, although the Hawkeyes have won the past three. Iowa has a 2-4 record in Ames since 1999. Sept. 10 11 a.m. JACK TRICE STADIUM Last year: 5-7, 3-5 in Big 12 Conference Coach: Paul Rhoads (12-13 in two […]
Those who dream big about Iowa football had the general location right this summer when they visualized where the Hawkeyes would finish the season. The wishful thinkers pictured a break from Iowa’s recent, near-annual postseason journey to Florida and a return trip to the desert. They got the state right. The Hawkeyes are headed back […]
Considering how the Iowa football team unraveled during the month of November, it was rewarded nicely Sunday. Nobody will ever mistake the Insight Bowl for a BCS bowl, or even the Outback Bowl for that matter. It’s not the bowl game in Arizona that Iowa fans dreamed of attending when the 2010 season started with […]