Archive | 2011

Without Coker, Iowa goes running back by committee

Click here to view an exclusive photo slideshow. By Jordan Garretson jordan-garretson@uiowa.edu SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Hawkeye fans aren’t the only ones wondering who will start at running back for Iowa on Friday. The running backs themselves don’t know either. At least that’s what Jason White said Wednesday during the team’s media day session, two days […]

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Updated: Big Ten, Pac-12 agree on scheduling expansion

The Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences will begin a full 12-game interconference schedule across all sports — with the football slate beginning in 2017 — according to USA Today. The schedule means each Big Ten team will play a school from the Pac-12 every season during non-conference play. The games will likely be broadcast nationally […]

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Daily Iowan TV Live from Arizona

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‘Next Man In’ applies to coaching, too

Click here to view an exclusive photo slideshow. By Jordan Garretson jordan-garretson@uiowa.edu SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — When Mike Daniels was asked Tuesday about the exit of Rick Kaczenski, he didn’t even attempt to underplay Kaczenski’s significance as his position coach for the last five years. “Coach Kaczenski and I, we’ve had a great relationship,” the Iowa […]

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Iowa defense wants to send Norm Parker out with a win

Click here to view an exclusive photo slideshow. By Jordan Garretson jordan-garretson@uiowa.edu SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — If Norm Parker is a living library of defensive football knowledge, then this week marks the library’s closing. The 70-year old Hawkeye defensive coordinator will coach his final game Friday when Iowa plays No. 19 Oklahoma in the Insight Bowl at […]

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12/27 Insight Bowl practice: Canzeri & Bullock split time, Prater OK

Click here to view an exclusive photo slideshow. By Jordan Garretson jordan-garretson@uiowa.edu SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The first 20 minutes or so of Iowa’s practice on Tuesday was open to the media. Here’s some notes from what I saw at Chaparral High School (also known as the Bird Cage, home of the Firebirds). Canzeri, Bullock split […]

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Boise State proves a worthwhile test for Iowa men’s basketball heading into Big Ten season

By Ben Schuff benjamin-schuff@uiowa.edu The Iowa men’s basketball team was tested on Thursday for the first time this season. Iowa’s game against Boise State on Thursday marked the first time all year head coach Fran McCaffery’s squad played in a contest decided by fewer than 10 points. The Hawkeyes passed that test by beating the Broncos, 81-72. Neither […]

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UI would charge $180 for Bloom emails

The University of Iowa has requested $180 to obtain public record emails sent to and from Professor Stephen Bloom. Bloom, who is on leave from the UI this year while teaching at the University of Michigan, caused an uproar following an article he wrote in The Atlantic about life in Iowa. In an email, Steve Parrott, […]

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Iowa men’s basketball tops Boise State, 81-72

By Ben Schuff benjamin-schuff@uiowa.edu Aaron White walked down the floor with a smile on his face during the closing seconds of Iowa’s 81-72 victory over Boise State on Thursday. The 6-8 forward looked over towards the Iowa bench with 12 seconds remaining and clapped his hands until his teammates followed suit. It was the end […]

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Police called to Michele Bachmann event in Iowa City

At least four Iowa City Police officers came to a Michele Bachmann event in Iowa City Thursday to help keep anti-Bachmann demonstrators from clashing with supporters. Bachmann was met by a crowd of about 150 at the Hamburg Inn on Thursday afternoon. Demonstrators — some of whom were associated with Occupy Iowa City — began chanting anti-Bachmann […]

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