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Zach Bohannon fulfills promise to brother Jordan

2 hours 35 min ago
IOWA CITY — Jordan Bohannon thought it was a joke, the promise Zach Bohannon made to his younger brother going into the Iowa men’s basketball season. The former Wisconsin and Linn-Mar...
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Bluder: Still room for Gustafson to improve

5 hours 13 min ago
IOWA CITY — At some point shortly after the season ends, Lisa Bluder will compile a list of items for each of her returning players to work on, improvements that must be made before the...
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Fan voting open until Friday for 2017 Hodge Trophy

8 hours 26 min ago
For the fourth year, wrestling fans have the chance to help select the 2017 WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy winner. The Hodge Trophy has been awarded to the nation’s most dominant...
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5 Hawkeye football spring things

March 21, 2017 - 5:39pm
Here’s your traditional “5 things to watch” spring list for Iowa football:   1. Of course, wide receiver New wide receivers coach Kelton Copeland begins his first actual practice...
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Personnel will dictate what Iowa’s new offense is or isn’t

March 21, 2017 - 4:31pm
IOWA CITY — The big point of interest for Iowa football this spring is new offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz. A side note here is how interesting the Big Ten West became with offseason moves...
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Five memorable University of Northern Iowa moments at 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships

March 21, 2017 - 3:38pm
Top 5 moments for UNI/former Iowa preps at NCAA Wrestling Championships: * — 5. Jack Hathaway opens with big pin: Former Iowa City West state champion showed how he finished with 137 career...
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Simeon Carter transferring from Iowa State

March 21, 2017 - 1:50pm
AMES — Iowa State sophomore Simeon Carter is transferring, the school announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-8, 227-pound forward played in six men’s basketball games this season and averaged 2.3...
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ISU’s Joel Lanning is No. 1 — at linebacker

March 21, 2017 - 12:21pm
AMES — Position changes usually aren’t too drastic. Lots of times it’s a quarterback moving to wide receiver or a defensive end playing defensive tackle. Typically, you...
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Iowa football recruiting: Class of 2017 running backs

March 20, 2017 - 9:47pm
Iowa football signed two running backs in its 2017 recruiting class. Here's a closer look at Kyshaun Bryan and Ivory Kelly-Martin. Kyshaun Bryan You’re probably going to like Kyshaun...
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Dillon Doyle picks the Hawkeyes

March 20, 2017 - 6:58pm
There are no Ferentzes with college football eligibility, at least right now. The next family that the Iowa program has the highest degree of familiarity with is probably named Doyle. That’s...
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‘Simplicity’ is key word for Iowa’s offense

March 20, 2017 - 5:48pm
IOWA CITY — Iowa has a new offensive coordinator and the offense probably will look different next fall. We all will have to wait and see on that. We’ll probably have to wait however...
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Coach of the Year Kim Muhl leads undefeated Kirkwood to another national tournament

March 20, 2017 - 3:53pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood women’s basketball coach Kim Muhl didn’t have a lot to say after he won the National Junior/Community College Coach of the Year award. Muhl has been...
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Hawkeyes' future 'going to be up to them'

March 20, 2017 - 3:33pm
IOWA CITY — The future is bright. That was the phrase that was thrown around before, during and now after the Iowa men’s basketball season. It’s a phrase you’ll read here and...
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Eastern Iowa All-Star prep basketball games Wednesday night at Kirkwood

March 20, 2017 - 1:50pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College again will host the Eastern Iowa All-Star Games prep basketball event, Wednesday evening at Johnson Hall. The girls’ game tips off at 6 p.m.,...
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5 memorable Iowa Hawkeyes moments from 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships

March 20, 2017 - 1:03pm
My top 5 Iowa NCAA moments:     5. Alex Meyer upsets Lehigh’s No. 6 Ryan Preisch Gutsy performance and what “The Grinder” was certainly capable of doing in his All-American...
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Lost, now found: Patriots star Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey recovered in Mexico

March 20, 2017 - 8:40am
BOSTON — The football jersey that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady wore in last month’s Super Bowl victory in Houston, Texas, which disappeared hours after the stunning...
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Peter Jok's Iowa career comes to an end

March 19, 2017 - 8:15pm
IOWA CITY — Peter Jok doesn’t yet know what his legacy will be. The Hawkeyes senior saw his career end on Sunday night with 22 points, five assists and four rebounds in a 94-92 overtime...
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Iowa sees season end with NIT loss to TCU

March 19, 2017 - 7:49pm
IOWA CITY — Sunday’s second-round NIT game ended up being a microcosm of the Iowa men’s basketball season. At times, the Hawkeyes looked like a team lost on the defensive end...
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Marked improvement not enough to get a win for Marvin McNutt, Cedar Rapids Titans

March 19, 2017 - 6:04pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — There were plenty of things to like Sunday about the Cedar Rapids Titans. The sum just didn’t equate to a first victory. Cedar Rapids led for most of its Indoor Football...
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Seniors had ‘renaissance’ of Iowa State basketball

March 19, 2017 - 5:41pm
MILWAUKEE — A golden era in Iowa State basketball history is over. An 80-76 loss to Purdue in the second round of the NCAA tournament Saturday at the Bradley Center brought about the end of...
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