The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Hawkeyes and Hoosiers close only in Big Ten standings

Their records might indicate the difference between the men's basketball teams of Iowa and Indiana is slight. The Hawkeyes are 10-1 in the Big Ten, 1 ...

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Hlas: 'Created at Iowa' Chad Greenway builds Minnesota legacy

The play that perhaps most represented Chad Greenway's 10-season NFL career came last Sept. 27 in Minneapolis. San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip ...

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Hlas Podcast: Chad Greenway

This week's Mike Hlas Podcast features Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway, the two-time Pro Bowler who has spent 10 seasons with the Vikings a ...

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Hlas: Hawkeyes' Woody and Sapp are shining seniors

IOWA CITY - The serendipity of it was probably missed by the 12,596 fans in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Adam Woodbury of Sioux City had 10 of his career-hi ...

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Hlas: Hawkeyes are halfway to paradise

IOWA CITY - The best story of the first half of the Big Ten men's basketball season is Iowa, but it's not a cause for celebration inside the Hawkeyes' ...

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Hlas: Tyler Sash's love of football was unrequited

What if football didn't exist and someone invented it tomorrow? Would you be drawn to it or repulsed by the concept? We can ignore or justify it all ...

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Video: Donald Trump and the Hawkeyes

Some media outlets like this and this either said or suggested the appearance of University of Iowa football players and wrestlers at Donald Trump's c ...

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Tyler Sash in 2012: Concussions 'just part of the game'

In light of Tuesday's New York Times' story about deceased former Iowa football player Tyler Sash's brain being diagnosed for CTE (chronic traumatic e ...

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Hlas: Maryland can’t beat Hawkeyes on pedigrees alone

IOWA CITY - Maryland: Three McDonald's High School All Americans. Iowa: None. Yet, the Hawkeyes are ranked fourth nationally and are 7-0 in the Big T ...

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Over last 4 weeks, Hawkeyes rank below no one

Iowa is ranked third in the Associated Press men's basketball top 25 that came out today, and fourth in the coaches' poll. The last time the Hawkeyes ...

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Hlas: Big Monday Monte and Cyclones topple another giant

AMES - There's no need to caucus about this: It was a second-half landslide in Hilton Coliseum Monday night. Bernie Sanders was on Iowa State's campu ...

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Hlas: Shooting stars rocket Hawkeyes to rarefied air

IOWA CITY - When a basketball team can shoot, it becomes both stylish and savage at the same time. Here was Iowa from the 14:56 to the 13:26 marks of ...

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Hlas: Now things really get real for Hawkeyes

The Beatles were two months from breaking up the last time Iowa won its first seven Big Ten men's basketball games. Which indicates this: Starting 7- ...

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Hlas: My Thursday manifesto on Hawkeyes, Cyclones, life

The clock is ticking. As I type this, it's only six hours until Iowa plays Rutgers. The suspense is almost unmanageable. But I kid. The truth is, I' ...

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Hlas: Hawkeyes-Rutgers won't be for the squeamish

Surely, the Federal Communications Commission will be upset with ESPNU for airing Thursday night's Iowa-Rutgers men's basketball game. So will the Na ...

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