The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Hawkeyes-Huskers game a winner for ABC

If the Nebraska-Iowa football game of next year is meaningful, it seems safe to say ABC will again place it in its prime 2:30 p.m. (CT) time ... »

National takes on Hawkeyes have gotten very warm

Many things in this world are tiresome.

Like tires. Who gets excited about tires? But you've got to have them and you've got to mainta ... »

B1G Digits: OSU, Hawkeyes in exclusive 12-0 club

Welcome to our last of 13 editions of Big Ten Numbers.

We laughed, we cried. And that was just watching the Maryland-Rutgers game.

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Hlas: MSU-Iowa is clash of similar cultures

Michigan State's football team, like Iowa's, isn't too concerned with what the masses want.

The Spartans receive only the third-most a ... »

Hlas: A 12th story for Hawkeyes' book of dreams

LINCOLN, Neb. - Fables. Fairy tale.

Fundamentals. Ferentz.

How does a football team get to 12-0? By suspending its best defensive p ... »

Halftime Thoughts: Iowa 14, Nebraska 10

LINCOLN, Neb. - Well, this is kind of tense and weird, wouldn't you say?

A 4-yard pick-6, an unsportsmanlike penalty on Kirk Ferentz, a Neb ... »

How America is picking Iowa-Nebraska

Iowa's football team is a slight favorite over Nebraska today, which means we should have variance among forecasters from coast to coast, correct? ... »

Hlastradamus: Crystal ball sees covers for Hawkeyes, Cyclones


Hlastradamus loves holidays.

The prophet was celebrating the Fourth of July hundreds of years before America was discovered (with ... »

Hlas: Hawkeyes’ 12th hurdle could be their highest

The tension in Nebraska's Memorial Stadium Friday could be so thick that you could cut it with a - stop right there.

This is no time f ... »

Hawkeye Confidential: Iowa's last unbeaten football team

The last time Iowa's football team went through a regular-season without a loss was 1922. My math says that was a long time ago.

Even with ... »

Hlas Podcast: Sports Illustrated's Albert Chen

Sports Illustrated's Albert Chen, who wrote the story on the Iowa football team for this week's issue that has the Hawkeyes on ... »

Fun Facts: Iowa-Nebraska, Git-R-Done Edition

Hey everybody, have you heard Iowa's football team is 11-0?

That means the Iowa-Nebraska regular-season finale is important. But fun. ... »

Hlas: Hawkeyes add an opponent: SI cover jinx

IOWA CITY - People who believe in jinxes are, as a rule, saps and suckers.

They're more vulnerable to schemes and scams. They willingl ... »

Hlas Podcast: Tom Shatel of Omaha World-Herald

Finally, Omaha World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel writes, ... »

Hey Hawkeyes, most 11-0 teams get to 12-0

All right, Iowa, you're 11-0 in football. That's new stuff. How do teams handle being 11-0?

Well, of the 12 FBS teams this decade that ... »