The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Hlas: Fran McCaffery sees red ... again

IOWA CITY - So, it wasn't really the best look for Iowa men's basketball on Thursday night. The Hawkeyes lost to Big Ten leader Maryland 84-76 Thursd ...

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Video: Fran McCaffery on Iowa's loss to Maryland

Hear from Iowa men's basketball coach Fran McCaffery following the Hawkeyes' 84-76 loss to No. 25 Maryland on Thursday. Iowa is now 11-9 overall, 3-4 ...

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Hlas: Peter Jok’s omission makes Wooden Award seem wooden

OK, the timing of this isn't ideal given Iowa guard Peter Jok is coming off his worst game of the season. Jok had four points in 22 minutes in the Ha ...

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Tuesday stuff: Tonight is closest thing to an NBA Iowa-fest

Tuesday stuff: The Dallas Mavericks play the Chicago Bulls tonight in Chicago. Wild horses couldn't drag me to watch it, but that's for one primary ...

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Hlas: Many of us are Carl Edwards, at least somewhat

In May 2011, Carl Edwards finished second behind Ricky Stenhouse Jr., in a NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Newton's Iowa Speedway. I was there, to f ...

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Thursday thoughts: Firings, defections, and Monte Morris

Nothing heavy here, just midday stuff. Iowa offensive football assistant coaches Bobby Kennedy and Chris White got fired. New offensive coordinator B ...

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Hlas: Hawkeye kids don't cower to Boilermakers this time

IOWA CITY - Ferocious, wildly entertaining, and ultimately, successful. That was Iowa's basketball team Thursday night in its 83-78 win over 19th-ran ...

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Hlas: Can the son, Brian Ferentz, make Hawkeyes' offense rise?

IOWA CITY - It was the second-straight Monday with a college football game in Tampa. The Alabama-Clemson national-title contest was a few hours away ...

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Hlas: Youngest Hawkeyes team tries to spend youth wisely

IOWA CITY - Al McGuire - you college freshmen in the audience may have no idea who he was - once said the best thing about freshmen is that they becom ...

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Hlas: Ferentz can’t pass up chance to shore up Hawkeyes’ offense

The first week of 2017 wasn't exactly dull for Iowa Hawkeyes football. There was a dreadful 30-3 loss to Florida in last Monday's Outback Bowl. There ...

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10 college football things, including hamstrung Beathard

Given I voluntarily came home from Florida to face Iowa's cold January conditions, maybe I'm not the best person to go to for opinions on anything. B ...

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Iowa football Game Report: Florida Gators 30, Hawkeyes 3

Opening Salvo The numbers don't lie. Iowa's last three bowl games - against two teams from the SEC and one from the Pac-12 - were one-sided losses. ...

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How America is picking the Outback Bowl

Just because you won't find Florida or Iowa in the top 114 teams in the nation when it comes to total offense doesn't mean Monday's Outback Bowl won't ...

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Hlas: Outback Bowl’s meaning is in (Hawk)eyes of beholder

TAMPA, Fla. - This college football bowl season's primary topic is the meaningfulness of those bowls. Not the three playoff games, mind you, but just ...

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Hlas: Akrum Wadley may go pro, and who could blame him?

TAMPA, Fla. - If I'm Akrum Wadley and NFL people tell me I'm a surefire draft pick in 2017, Iowa City is in my rearview mirror. This isn't an attempt ...

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