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All are involved in Hawkeyes demolition of Savannah State

It’s not very often in Division I college basketball that you get the chance to empty your bench the way Iowa did on Saturday afternoon. It’s even more rare when everyone scores, including all of the walk-ons. But, that’s exactly what happened in Iowa’s 110-64 win against the Savannah State Tigers. In the win Iowa … Continued

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Gustafson wills Hawkeyes to in-state sweep over Drake

I don’t know how many times it has to be reiterated, but Megan Gustafson is arguably the best player in all of women’s college basketball and she supported that argument Thursday night with another All-American performance. She finished with 44 points (19 in the fourth quarter) and 14 rebounds in Iowa’s 91-82 win over Drake … Continued

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Cook, Stiffling Defense leads Iowa past Western Carolina

Tuesday night’s game was a classic non-conference mismatch between the Big Ten, 22nd-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes and the Catamounts of Western Carolina of the Southern Conference. The game was controlled throughout by the Hawkeyes, but the Catamounts showed they were willing to make it a dogfight. “It was a strange game” Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery … Continued

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Old Soul: Christmas Classics

When you think of Chirstmas songs, what singers come to mind? These classic artists provide the ideal soundtrack to the holidays. (Featured image via 365thingsaustin.com)

It just wasn’t so for the Hawkeyes on Saturday night. They fought valiantly in their Big Ten opener, but unfortunately they fell short to Wisconsin (3-1, 1-0 in Big Ten) 28-17. Ultimately, it was two big special team blunders and a long Badger drive that cost Iowa (3-1, 0-1 in Big Ten). Both were fumbles, … Continued

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  Iowa City, Ia.- The Hawkeyes reaffirmed something that many of us have already known: They have a good defense. The Hawkeyes (3-0,0-0) defeated the Northern Iowa Panthers (0-2,0-0) in dominant fashion by a score of 38-14. All together, the defense held Northern Iowa to only six yards of rushing. While the usual suspects showed … Continued

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LeBron James is set to be a free agent this coming summer. The question that everyone has been asking is simple: where will he go? If reports are accurate, only four choices are plausible: a return to Cleveland, or a departure to the 76ers, the Rockers, or the Lakers. Let us examine the pros and … Continued

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At 30 years old, Gonzalo Higuaín is still playing tremendous soccer. Photo courtesy the18.com   ***Disclaimer: Opinions expressed are my own. For more info on the UEFA Champions League, visit http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/index.html#/   The UEFA Champions League is down to the quarterfinals, and these are the questions I have for the final stretch of the tournament: … Continued

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  The soccer world is readying for men’s World Cup this summer in Russia. But 2018 isn’t just a big year in men’s soccer: it’s a big year in women’s soccer, too. Women’s World Cup Qualifying is in full-flight in Asia and Europe, and it won’t be long before the U.S. Women start their journey … Continued

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Club América is aiming for its eighth CONCACAF Champions League triumph, and its third in the modern era. Photo courtesy the18.com   ***Disclaimer: Opinions expressed are my own For more info on the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, visit https://www.concacafchampionsleague.com/   This week’s top soccer headlines may have been in Europe. But plenty of talent will … Continued

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