The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Hlas: Hawkeyes slugger Jake Adams has a monster year

IOWA CITY - A University of Iowa baseball player has neared the status of folk hero.Jake Adams was given the Big Ten Player of the Week honor for the ...

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Hlas: Hawkeyes lose, 2-0 and 6,500,000-0

Crazy. On back-to-back days, 6.5 became a number associated with Iowa Hawkeyes sports. A Las Vegas sports book operator posted over/under wins number ...

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Billy Sims brings his BBQ to C.R.

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Heisman Trophy winner was in a Cedar Rapids restaurant bearing his name Friday morning, joining fans of the Oklahoma Sooners and Iowa ...

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Former Hawkeyes OL James Ferentz signs with Patriots

A third member of the Ferentz family has become employed by Bill Belichick. Thursday, the Belichick-coached New England Patriots signed offensive lin ...

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Give me Liberty and give me cash

I don't know why, but it seems like daily I'm reminded that some people are making money from college athletics. You know all about the salaries of m ...

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Hlas: An overmatched girls’ soccer team from Waterloo plays on

CEDAR RAPIDS - It wasn't a fair fight, was never going to be a fair fight, never is a fair fight. "This is my third year as the coach of this team," ...

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NFL rookie George Kittle 'stuns' a pro wrestling crowd

George Kittle has turned pro in two different sports, hoping to be as big a hit in football as he is in wrestling. Kittle left his Iowa City home for ...

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Indianapolis Colts waive former Hawkeyes center Austin Blythe

The Indianapolis Colts waived offensive lineman Austin Blythe of Iowa Monday. Blythe played in eight games and started one for the Colts as a rookie ...

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Hawkeyes DT Faith Ekakitie is No. 1 pick in CFL draft

Former Iowa Hawkeyes defensive tackle Faith Ekakitie was the first pick in Sunday night's Canadian Football League college draft. Ekakitie was select ...

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Mary Ferentz: Championing children's health care

IOWA CITY - Sometimes, all a parent can do for a child is listen and try not to laugh. Mary Ferentz tells this story: "One day Steven came home from ...

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Hlas: Trials far from over for Hawkeyes athletic department

When it comes to understanding law, courts of law, or anything using legalese, I'm a walleye out of water. I can only guess if the decision by the ju ...

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Beware, Hawkeyes: Josh Allen’s Wyoming Cowboys await

Iowa's football season starts precisely four months from today. Precisely four months ago today, the Hawkeyes played in the Outback Bowl. Maybe their ...

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Hlas: Reversal of NFL draft fortunes for C.J. Beathard, Desmond King

For all the 2017 NFL mock drafts and stories about draft prospects, no one told you Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard would go in the third round and be ...

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Sports bar honoring Jackie Robinson open in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - Sports bars are hardly new concepts, but one opened here about a month ago that has caught a lot of eyes. Blue 42, at 629 Ellis Blvd. ...

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Wolverines are in Rome. Hawkeyes should go to ...?

This is Monday Mania! A poll is at the bottom of this post for you to vote on the queston asked in this post's headline. Where should Iowa's football ...

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