The Iowa-Minnesota series covers 107 games. But never has the battle for Floyd of Rosedale ended the way the border duel of Nov. 22, 1986, did at the Metrodome. It led to a whole new batch of mathematically challenged Minnesota jokes. Iowa trailed 17-0 at halftime. But Iowa coach Hayden Fry’s halftime speech worked magic. […]
CHICAGO, Ill. – Where’s the love? Over the year’s Minnesota fans have chanted, “Who hates Iowa? We hate Iowa,” especially during football games. It’s not a rallying cry that’s been embraced by Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague. “It ended up in our game program, which I didn’t know about,” Teague said. “And then, I told […]
A 20-2 run midway through the second half spurred the Iowa women’s basketball team to a big lead that turned insurmountable in a 64-56 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night in Williams Arena in Minneapolis.
IOWA CITY, Ia. After getting flagged for 11 penalties and 100 yards in the second game of the season against Missouri State, Iowa’s football team collectively decided to do something about that. “After the game we decided we wanted to be more of a disciplined team,” center Austin Blythe said. “We thought about how we […]
Just to prove that I’m not pounding the black and gold Kool-Aid, even with Saturday’s 23-7 victory over Minnesota, I still think it’s too early to say that the Iowa football team has returned to contender status.
MINNEAPOLIS – Iowa has played two games at TCF Bank Stadium, both as a double-digit favorite. The Hawkeyes return Saturday looking for their first victory ever at the fifth-year home of Minnesota football. buy essay online cheap Can you say ouch, times two? Ouch, as in humbling, unexplainable losses of 27-24 in 2010 and 22-21 […]
MINNEAPOLIS – An identity will be forged Saturday afternoon. Iowa and Minnesota bring similar attitudes and attributes to Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. showdown on ABC, yet neither has been tested by the grind of a Big Ten Conference schedule. This is a chance to hoist the Floyd of Rosedale Trophy and solidify reputations. “We’re going against […]
Let’s play a little word association. When I mention a football team from the Big Ten Conference, what comes to mind? The league schedule is beginning to ramp up this weekend, and we’re still looking for trends and traits. Ohio State remains the frontrunner. Purdue continues to be a punching bag. But everything in between […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The adulation had already started to roll in by the time Kevonte Martin-Manley checked his text messages Saturday afternoon. He had more than 50 texts congratulating him for his two punt return touchdowns against Western Michigan. The junior has received a lot of attention since he became the third player in […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The chances of Iowa cornerback Jordan Lomax playing Saturday went from maybe to doubtful in less than 48 hours. Lomax is nursing a sore hamstring, which will likely keep him out of the Hawkeyes’ Big Ten opener at Minnesota. “It’s getting a little frustrating for everybody, mostly for him,” coach Kirk […]