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Iowa snaps four-game skid to Purdue, 70-55

The last time an Iowa men’s basketball team beat Purdue, Jordan Bohannon was a wide-eyed freshman who was still cementing his role into the starting lineup for an extremely young Iowa team in the winter of 2017. Iowa beat #17 Purdue 83-78 in Carver-Hawkeye Arena in January of 2017. Four years later, the Hawkeyes came back into Carver-Hawkeye Arena with a ranking of #4 in the country, looking to snap a four-game losing streak against Matt Painter’s Boilermakers. In fact, the Hawkeyes haven’t come close to beating Purdue in the four meetings since January 2017, with an average margin of … Continued

I proudly tell people baseball was my first sports love. I think my first handful of Halloweens, after being dressed against my will as matching pumpkins with my older brother, I suited up as Nomar Garciaparra or Pedro Martinez. I have a vivid memory of getting in trouble during my preschool years. The punishment? I was barred from watching Ken Griffey Jr. and the Seattle Mariners battle our beloved Red Sox. And forget sports moments, winning the 2004 World Series was one of my top life moments. So, baseball, I’m saying this because I care: Our game is dying. The … Continued

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