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Wrestling Weekend That Was: Spencer Lee, Austin DeSanto exemplified domination

2 hours 25 min ago
Just chill, man. We’re chillin’ out this week. UNI saddles Oklahoma State with a loss. Iowa wins seven bouts against another top-10 team on a night BTN highlighted wrestling in prime...
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Boys’ basketball rankings: Iowa City West back at No. 1 in Class 4A

5 hours 53 min ago
CEDAR RAPIDS — Stop if you’ve heard this one before. Iowa City West has a top-ranked boys’ basketball team. The Trojans assume the number one spot in Class 4A in this...
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Iowa men's basketball vs. Wisconsin: Live updates, how to watch

6 hours 57 min ago
The 18th-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes (14-5, 5-3) are 6.5-point favorites Monday night as they host the Wisconsin Badgers (12-8, 5-4) in Big Ten men’s basketball at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Wisconsin...
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Iowa high school wrestling podcast: Girls’ state tournament, Bob Lueders and more weekend takeaways

8 hours 26 min ago
After a few weeks of weather-related cancellations, the Iowa high school wrestling schedule was back in full swing last week. The Gazette’s K.J. Pilcher, former coach Dick Briggs and The...
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Iowa wrestling podcast: Ohio State takeaways, Penn State preview

8 hours 30 min ago
Iowa dispatched Ohio State and now turns its attention the most-anticipated dual on the schedule. The Gazette’s K.J. Pilcher, former high school coach Dick Briggs and The Predicament’s...
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Recruiting is a season within the season for Fran McCaffery

14 hours 52 min ago
Freshmen guards C.J. Fredrick and Joe Toussaint are starting for an Iowa men’s basketball team that takes a 5-3 Big Ten record into its home game against Wisconsin tonight. Without them, the...
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Wisconsin-Iowa men’s basketball glance: Time, TV, team data

14 hours 52 min ago
What: Wisconsin (5-4 Big Ten, 12-8 overall) at No. 19 Iowa (5-3, 14-5) When/where: 7:30 p.m., Carver-Hawkeye Arena TV: BTN (Kevin Kugler, Stephen Bardo) Livestream: Fox Sports Radio: Hawkeye Radio...
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Scenes from Megan Gustafson's Iowa jersey retirement ceremony

January 26, 2020 - 6:07pm
Megan Gustafson’s No. 10 Iowa women’s basketball jersey is in the Carver-Hawkeye Arena rafters. A jersey retirement ceremony was held for Gustafson, the 2018-19 National Player of the...
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UNI men’s basketball back in tie for first with OT win over Loyola-Chicago

January 26, 2020 - 5:50pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa outlasted Loyola-Chicago, 67-62, in overtime in a Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball game Sunday afternoon at McLeod Center. A pair of Trae Berhow...
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McKenna Warnock's late heroics make a big day even bigger for Iowa women's basketball

January 26, 2020 - 5:48pm
IOWA CITY — A special day was trending toward bittersweet. Monika Czinano got injured, and the Iowa Hawkeyes were grinding gears offensively. McKenna Warnock to the rescue. A freshman,...
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Photos: Iowa women’s basketball vs. Michigan State

January 26, 2020 - 5:37pm
The 19th-ranked Iowa women’s basketball team beat Michigan State 74-57 Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Megan Gustafson’s No. 10 jersey was retired in a ceremony after the game.
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Kevin Dresser is ready to make changes after Iowa State wrestling’s loss to Oklahoma State

January 26, 2020 - 4:44pm
AMES — Iowa State wrestling coach Kevin Dresser was a high school coach for 18 years in Virginia before he began coaching in college. Starting Monday, he said he’s going back to his...
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Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash in Calabasas, California

January 26, 2020 - 1:18pm
LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant, the legendary basketball star who spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, was killed Sunday when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames...
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Iowa expected to score big with Super Bowl gambling

January 25, 2020 - 11:55pm
DES MOINES — State-regulated casinos could be the big Super Bowl winner as Kansas City Chiefs fans and others living in neighboring states where sports gambling is illegal come to Iowa to...
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UNI men’s basketball looks to bounce back against first-place Loyola-Chicago

January 25, 2020 - 9:19pm
CEDAR FALLS — The Northern Iowa men’s basketball team has solidified itself as a regular-season and tournament-championship contender in the Missouri Valley Conference. However, the...
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UNI wrestling knocks off Oklahoma State

January 25, 2020 - 9:10pm
CEDAR FALLS — In Northern Iowa’s most anticipated home dual of the season, Bryce Steiert and Taylor Lujan were at the center of the Panthers’ 19-15 win over No. 8 Oklahoma State...
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RAGBRAI 2020 route announced: Le Mars to Clinton

January 25, 2020 - 8:43pm
The route is out for the 48th edition of RAGBRAI as officials try to turn the page from one of the most challenging spells ever for the feel-good bicycle ride started by two journalists in 1973. The...
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A lot of Iowa at Texas memorial celebration for Hayden Fry

January 25, 2020 - 7:18pm
FRISCO, Texas — Hayden Fry’s daughter, Robin Fry, welcomed several hundred people to an event here Saturday called “a high porch picnic, whatever the heck that really...
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Lisbon's Marshall Hauck claims battle of No. 1-ranked wrestlers at Bob Lueders Invitational

January 25, 2020 - 7:14pm
CLINTON — Marshall Hauck gave blood, sweat, toil and a little more blood in a battle of top-ranked wrestlers. Lisbon’s Class 1A top-ranked 152-pounder didn’t stop bleeding until...
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Iowa State backup QB Re-al Mitchell will transfer

January 25, 2020 - 5:08pm
AMES — Iowa State backup quarterback Re-al Mitchell announced his intention to enter the transfer portal Saturday on social media. Mitchell, a redshirt freshman wrote: “To Cyclone...
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