MARION - A successful backstroke swim always starts under water.
Once the swimmer surges from the wall, they are allowed to remain submerged for the first 15 yards. Kick too big, and the speed is hindered by excessive drag. Kick too small, ... »
IOWA CITY - For a while Friday night, Carver-Hawkeye Arena had that old, familiar feel that some visiting high-ranked college wrestling timber was about to meet a buzz saw.
A crowd of 14,311 - larger than at any Hawkeyes home basketball game thi ... »
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 Hawkeyes' hideous 89-54 loss at Northwestern Sunday.
But everybody has a clunker sometime. ... »
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 reason: There's no way wild horses could drag me all ... »
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 find an angle to write about for The Gazette. I've spent my career looking for angles. Which soun ... »
IOWA CITY - Ferocious, wildly entertaining, and ultimately, successful.
That was Iowa's basketball team Thursday night in its 83-78 win over 19th-ranked Purdue at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, surely warranting a lot of wondering from a Big Ten Network ... »
Nothing heavy here, just midday stuff.
Iowa offensive football assistant coaches Bobby Kennedy and Chris White got fired. New offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz will have three new-to-the-staff (assuming none ... »
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 as a gray sky hovered over Kinnick Stadium and a winter wind whipped flags with Hawkeyes colors ... »
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 become sophomores.
Some games this season, that will be heresy here. On others, you'll understand ho ... »