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Tag: "Dick Vitale"

Continued optimistic cancer news for Patrick McCaffery

[ 0 ] June 21, 2014

RIVERSIDE, Ia. – As bouncing-off-the-walls exuberant as Dick Vitale was Saturday morning, no one had more reason to boast than Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery. Finally, there was some good news about son Patrick. “No further cancer,” the proud father proclaimed during the second day of the Dick Vitale Golf and Gala at the Riverside Golf […]

Vitale, McCaffery fight cancer together

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013

Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery has seen up close and personal the devastating effects of cancer.

‘Dickie V’ says Hawkeyes will make 2014 NCAA tourney

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013

Hall of Fame sportscaster Dick Vitale was  in Riverside on Friday night for a cancer research fundraiser. He’s been pretty active on Twitter throughout the event, posting photo after photo. In one he took of himself standing alongside Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery and wife Margaret McCaffery, Vitale even snuck in a prediction for […]

Iowa men’s basketball: McCaffery era tips off Sunday

[ 0 ] November 13, 2010

Coach hopes to turn around a second program after a historically-bad season.