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Cleaning things up

Cleaning things up

John Bohnenkamp, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – IOWA CITY – It’s easy to pinpoint the recent problems of the Iowa basketball team. The Hawkeyes can’t defend, and they’re having a…

Hawkeye legacy surprise

Hawkeye legacy surprise

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Say what you want about national signing day, but there is some magic out there. George Kittle planned to take a scholarship offer…

Bob Arum says Mayweather-Pacquiao won’t happen in the spring

By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao won’t fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. until November at the earliest, Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum said Monday. Arum said Mayweather…

Tennessee QB dumps Ole’ Miss for the Hawkeyes

Tennessee QB dumps Ole’ Miss for the Hawkeyes

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Iowa lost one quarterback to a position switch and subsequent transfer. After next season, Iowa will lose two more quarterbacks to graduation. So,…

Iowa football recruiting costs grow by $100,000 in 2011

Iowa football recruiting costs grow by $100,000 in 2011

Scott Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – IOWA CITY — Iowa’s football program spent $100,000 more on recruiting during fiscal year 2011 than it did in 2010, according to documents…

Ohio corner makes it 23 for Iowa

Ohio corner makes it 23 for Iowa

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – You can’t have too many cornerbacks, so on the day before the national signing period begins, the Hawkeyes found a third for the…

Coker transfers to Stony Brook

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Former Iowa running back Marcus Coker, who withdrew from school after being investigated for assault, will transfer to Stony Brook University, a New…

Transfers key Iowa State’s success; K-State looks to rebound on the road

Arne Green, The Salina Journal, Kan. – Frank Martin has had some success with transfers during his Kansas State coaching career. Denis Clemente and Curtis Kelly both were key contributors during…

Iowa State’s upset of Kansas good for its NCAA resume

By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune – For a while, it appeared Kansas, Missouri and Baylor probably would take turns losing only to each other in Big 12 play. Then last week…

Adelman’s Timberwolves coming together

Adelman’s Timberwolves coming together

By Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — It was not the first time Wolves coach Rick Adelman had expressed some exasperation. But the question had to be asked, right?…

NIACC volleyball signs defensive specialist Kayla White

NIACC volleyball signs defensive specialist Kayla White

MASON CITY, Iowa – NIACC volleyball has added defensive specialist Kayla White of Braham, Minnesota to bring the Trojans 2012 recruiting class to five so far. White was an All-Great…

Iowa Native Sturdy is New ISU FB Wide Receivers Coach

Iowa Native Sturdy is New ISU FB Wide Receivers Coach

AMES, Iowa – Iowa native and former St. Ambrose head football coach Todd Sturdy, most recently offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Washington State, has joined Iowa State’s football staff…

Aikman sizes up the Super Bowl

By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times – Our interview with Troy Aikman is the latest in a series of Q&As with prominent figures. Troy Aikman’s season as Fox’s lead NFL analyst…

Rose Bowl High Scores 1/27 – 1/30, 2012

Early Bird Mixed 1/27/12 (4 person team) High team scratch game – Yo-Yo’s 839 High team scratch series – Yo-Yo’s 2,324 High Individual games 1. Jeremy Faktor 264 2. Justin…

Timberwolves turn tables on Rockets, 120-108

Timberwolves turn tables on Rockets, 120-108

By Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – HOUSTON — This was a different sort of homecoming. Remember a week ago? When the Houston Rockets came to Target Center with Kevin McHale…

A defensive nightmare

A defensive nightmare

John Bohnenkamp, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Iowa scored 89 points in Assembly Hall. The Hawkeyes shot 79 percent from the field in the second half, 63…

Hawkeyes top Gophers to snap skid

Hawkeyes top Gophers to snap skid

Matt Levins, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – IOWA CITY – The last two years have been full of more downs than ups for University of Iowa redshirt freshman wrestler Nick…

No. 4 Cornell rolls past struggling Iowa State

The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – The Iowa State University wrestling team won three matches, but came up short in a 28-12 loss to fourth-ranked Cornell in a dual Sunday…

From 8-man to Big Ten, Meier picks Hawkeyes

From 8-man to Big Ten, Meier picks Hawkeyes

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Nate Meier did everything you can possibly do in a single season of eight-man football in Iowa. The Fremont-Mills High School senior rushed…

Brady realizes target’s on his chest

By Art Stapleton INDIANAPOLIS — One glance out the window quickly reminded Tom Brady this trip to an all-too-familiar city for the Patriots will be different than all the others.…

LeBron shuts down Rose at end of MVP matchup

LeBron shuts down Rose at end of MVP matchup

By Dave Hyde, Sun Sentinel – MIAMI — What a day. What a game. What a stage for the one real rivalry in the East — Heat vs. Bulls — that…

Lakers too much for Timberwolves

Lakers too much for Timberwolves

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Ricky Rubio hasn’t been around the NBA one full circle yet, but he has been around the proverbial block, from the Olympic…

No. 14 Texas A&M Defeats Cyclones Late, 66-64

No. 14 Texas A&M Defeats Cyclones Late, 66-64

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Sydney Carter made a pair of free throws with 2.4 seconds left as No. 14 Texas A&M escaped with a 66-64 win over Iowa State Sunday…

NIACC men and women beat Ellsworth

NIACC men and women beat Ellsworth

IOWA FALLS, Iowa – It took two overtimes, but the NIACC men’s basketball team ended a three game slide with a 108-103 win over Ellsworth Community College on Saturday afternoon. NIACC…

NIACC track & field: Maxwell qualifies for Nationals

NIACC track & field: Maxwell qualifies for Nationals

MANKATO, Minn. – NIACC track and field’s Lance Maxwell (So., Racine, WI) earned a berth to the NJCAA Indoor National Championships in the men’s shot put, while Anna Buenneke (So.,…

Twins wary of being big spenders in current Minnesota climate

By Jim Souhan, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Sports fans savor anger. They twirl it around in a long-stemmed glass, searching for adjectives. Today, vocal Twins fans find their anger…

Timberwolves’ Pekovic gives team a big boost from his comfort zone

Timberwolves’ Pekovic gives team a big boost from his comfort zone

By Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Saturday’s practice was over, and Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic was about to go review film of Friday’s victory over San Antonio with…

Time for Alvarez to take responsibility at Wisconsin

By Michael Hunt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Barry Alvarez should be ashamed of his comments regarding the drinking party involving underage Wisconsin students just before the Rose Bowl. Then he should…

In the NFL, it’s (almost) all about the quarterback

By Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times – INDIANAPOLIS—For all the hype, grandeur and corporate extravagance of the Super Bowl, this year’s version of the nation’s most-watched sports event boils down to…

Oh, Chicago, how the Heat has changed . . .

By Dave Hyde, Sun Sentinel – Dear Chicago, You may not recognize the Heat on Sunday from when you last cursed them. They’ve been stripped down, left naked, exposed to the…

Rulon Gardner wins four matches in comeback attempt for Olympics team

By Doug Fitzgerald, The Gazette – COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The most recognizable name in American wrestling was back on the mat for the first time since 2004 as Rulon Gardner…

Missouri State’s Weems Leads Bears to 63-51 Win Over UNI

Missouri State’s Weems Leads Bears to 63-51 Win Over UNI

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Missouri State Bears used a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds from reigning Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year Kyle Weems to a 63-51 win over…

Azarenka wins Australian Open, grabs No. 1 ranking

By Bill Scott – MELBOURNE — Victoria Azarenka achieved a dream on Saturday as she defeated former champion Maria Sharapova, 6-3, 6-0, for the Australian Open title and took over…

Kansas falls to Iowa State

Kansas falls to Iowa State

By Blair Kerkhoff, McClatchy Newspapers – AMES, Iowa — Iowa State thought it owed Kansas, so Saturday’s 72-64 triumph over the fifth-ranked Jayhawks came as no great revelation to the Cyclones.…

Bowling scores: 1-22 through 1-27, 2012

Sunday Night Mixed    Rose Bowl       01/22/12 Team High Series          TEAM TWO       1556 Team High Game           TEAM TWO       539 Individual High Series Male         Doug Schaffer    653 Individual High Series Female      Lorri…

Iowa State Gymnasts Clinch Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series With Win Over Iowa

Iowa State Gymnasts Clinch Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series With Win Over Iowa

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State gymnastics team rallied past No. 23 Iowa 194.900-194.550 Friday night to clinch the 2011-12 Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series. After trailing following three rotations, the…

Rose scores season-high 34 points in Bulls’ victory

Rose scores season-high 34 points in Bulls’ victory

By K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — The Indiana Pacers lost in Boston on Friday night, so they couldn’t have been in a United Center hallway still celebrating their Wednesday…

Timberwolves surprise the Spurs

Timberwolves surprise the Spurs

By Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — There were 105 seconds left in Friday’s game when Kevin Love went to the basket off a pick-and-roll, took a sweet bounce…

Davis says he’s 100 percent for return to UFC’s Octagon

By Kerith Gabriel, Philadelphia Daily News – There aren’t many moments in his mixed martial arts career Phil Davis regrets. Certainly not the opponents he has had to injure and embarrass…

Controversy swirls around Chicago referee for UFC bout

By Jared S. Hopkins, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — The UFC might draw its largest television audience Saturday in Chicago when Rashad Evans faces Phil Davis. Before that, Rob Madrigal will…