Since the turn of the millennium sports have taken on a whole new look. Rules have changed, superstars have become larger than ever, our favorite players are now owners and fantasy sports are nearly trumping the importance of reality. Although the landscape of professional athletics continues to evolve, one aspect has maintained familiarity; teams still win. Some much more than others. “Dynasty” is term loosely tossed around to describe successful teams after championship runs. In most modern sports, the talent pool has proven too deep to have a classic, 20th-century, dynasty such as the 50s Yankees, 60s Celtics or 90s … Continued
The last time the Iowa Hawkeyes took the field for a Big Ten football game was when Keith Duncan booted a 48-yard field goal to beat Nebraska in Memorial Stadium. That was nearly 11 months ago, and the Hawkeyes really showed it on Saturday.