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Ferentz on Bob Brooks: ‘What a great guy, a great Iowan’

CHICAGO - Bob Brooks' booming voice providing updates on KCRG radio was one of Kirk Ferentz's earliest memories of living in Iowa City.Through Ferentz ...

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Hlas: Hungry Beathard wants the title that got away

CHICAGO - He isn't the Iowa Hawkeye who routinely has been named to summer lists of the 10 or 25 or even 50 best players in college football. That's c ...

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Iowa zeros in on 'retirement' contract for Ferentz

CHICAGO - Maybe Kirk Ferentz's last contract with Iowa was intended to be a "lifetime" deal. It was signed in 2010 with an annual salary of around $4 ...

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Justin Kay gets second straight Hawkeye Dirt Tour win

DUBUQUE - Justin Kay still insists he learns something new every time he climbs into an IMCA Modified. The Wheatland driver is twice an IMCA national ...

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Founder of pre-WNBA women’s pro basketball league shares ‘The Vision’ with Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - The vision, he said, came to him in a conversation with God. If his friends laughed at the idea, he said he would laugh right along wit ...

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Report: Iowa State's Chase Allen hit by car, receives 103 stitches

AMES - Chase Allen is no stranger to hits within the lines of a football field. But the freshman tight end was dealt a different kind of blow last we ...

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Big Ten’s Delany confirms six-year TV deal, offers clue on retirement

CHICAGO - Jim Delany has led the Big Ten Conference more than a quarter-century, but the iconic commissioner gave a clue Tuesday that his reign has an ...

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Ferentz applauds Faith Ekakitie and law enforcement for caution

CHICAGO - Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz commended both player Faith Ekakitie and the law enforcement community for their actions after Ekakitie was ...

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Big Ten football media days: Every quote that matters

CHICAGO - These are things Big Ten football coaches said while giving 15-minute addresses at their league's media days Monday and Tuesday:#x201c;We're ...

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The tried-and-true path to a poster

CHICAGO - Two of the three players Iowa brought to Chicago for Big Ten media days are on the 2016 schedule poster. The third is the first junior invit ...

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Solon stuns top-seeded Dubuque Wahlert, 12-2, in six innings

DES MOINES - It's one thing for an eight seed to beat a one at the state baseball tournament. That happens sometimes.But when an eight beats the livin ...

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Best side was the West side in 2016

DES MOINES - Concession stands at Principal Park have all the baseball staples. Fans can get hot dogs, Cracker Jacks and even an all-you-can-drink so ...

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Notebook: Holladay having ‘best year of my life’ in IMCA Late Model

Chad Holladay is enjoying the best season he's ever had. As July approaches its end, the Muscatine driver has five wins in his No. 32c Late Model, mo ...

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Jeremy Morgan embracing leadership role as UNI’s lone senior

WATERLOO - Northern Iowa's Jeremy Morgan takes to the gym to shoot at 6 a.m., often inviting his teammates to via text message. The 6 a.m. workout is ...

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Hlas: Heavy hearts in Big Ten country

CHICAGO - The Big Ten's annual football media days here usually fill a hotel ballroom with positive energy. A new season is a little more than a mont ...

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