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Back in Iowa this weekend, former Hawkeyes star Ricky Davis toils toward one last NBA trip

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014

Ricky Davis nearly hung up his basketball shoes. He owns a 17-acre spread in Texas and could look back on an NBA career that earned him millions. Even after he was waived by the Los Angeles Clippers in 2010 — ending a 12-year NBA career — he ultimately wasn’t able to retire. Davis, who played […]

Michigan State LB Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl

[ 0 ] December 26, 2013

Just after midnight, the Michigan State football team announced a bombshell. Coach Mark Dantonio announced that senior linebacker Max Bullough has been suspended for the Rose Bowl on Wednesday against Stanford for violating team rules. In a statement, Dantonio said “it is extremely disappointing for all parties involved” and that the team will “close ranks” […]

Iowa’s Alexander, Drake’s Turk meet at full speed Monday

[ 1 ] December 19, 2010

Tonight’s Iowa at Drake women’s basketball game sounds like an answer to a science question. What happens when two objects in perpetual motion meet? For the answer, keep an eye on Iowa’s Kachine Alexander and Drake’s Kristin Turk when the teams tipoff at 7 p.m. at the Knapp Center. Both players are non-stop and the […]

Robinson works hard, hopes to inspire

[ 3 ] October 19, 2010

Adam Robinson knows he can’t change his hometown’s reputation by himself.

Iowa-Creighton game likely for Wells Fargo Arena

[ 0 ] October 15, 2010

It appears likely that Iowa’s men’s basketball team will play a Des Moines game at Wells Fargo Arena.

Iowa wrestling: Wells Fargo to host 2013 NCAA tournament

[ 0 ] June 26, 2010

The NCAA announced Friday that the 2013 NCAA Championships will be held in Wells Fargo Arena.

Iowa wrestlers don’t need to be sold on going to The Well for NCAA Championships

[ 0 ] June 25, 2010

Matt McDonough has no complaints about Wells Fargo Arena. He wrestled 12 matches there in high school and won all 12. He started winning state championships the year Iowa moved its state meet out of Veterans Auditorium and into the new arena on the other side of Third Street in Des Moines. McDonough doesn’t need […]