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Oliver Martin focuses on football amid NCAA uncertainty

August 9, 2019 - 5:53pm
IOWA CITY — As uncertainty looms around Michigan transfer Oliver Martin and whether he’s eligible to play for Iowa in 2019, the Iowa City native is trying to keep his focus on one...
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Photos: Iowa football media day 2019

August 9, 2019 - 5:52pm
Check out portraits, outtakes and more from Iowa football media day.
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Iowa high school volleyball: Preseason area Super 10 rankings

August 9, 2019 - 2:22pm
Welcome to fall. And welcome to the 2019-20 school year. Practice begins Monday throughout Iowa for most high school sports, including volleyball. With that, here is a preseason installment of the...
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Kinnick Stadium’s north end zone renovation is about more than just gameday

August 9, 2019 - 12:55pm
IOWA CITY — Pairing your love for your future spouse with your love for Hawkeye football? The University of Iowa is looking to tap into that and other events as its $89.9 million renovation to...
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Photos: First look at Kinnick Stadium's north end zone renovation

August 9, 2019 - 12:36pm
Take a tour of the renovated Kinnick Stadium north end zone, an $89.9 million project that now features two general admission decks with an exclusive club area in between.  
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Foreign trip gives young Iowa State men’s basketball team opportunity for competition, bonding

August 9, 2019 - 10:53am
AMES — Iowa State men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm likes the international trips teams are able to go on. He gets to see how the newcomers play in a competitive setting that’s...
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A tale of 2 rivers, lots of bass

August 9, 2019 - 10:35am
During the recent dry spell, my two favorite rivers, the Wapsipinicon and Maquoketa, have fallen to wader-friendly levels, presenting an increasingly rare opportunity to fish both on successive...
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Shattered glass bottle takes $21K event from University of Iowa

August 8, 2019 - 4:20pm
IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa planned to drain its Olympic-sized swimming pool this month for regular maintenance, but a broken glass bottle forced it to do so sooner than scheduled. The...
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Iowa football has a championship attitude, but so does everyone

August 8, 2019 - 3:20pm
IOWA CITY — It’s media day and so it’s time to separate questions from conclusions. You can’t go into your favorite college football team’s media day looking for...
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University of Iowa to pare back employment review launched after $6.5 million Meyer, Griesbaum settlement

August 8, 2019 - 2:47pm
IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa is “paring back” the scope of an employment practices review, which UI President Bruce Harreld announced more than two years ago in the wake of...
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Major League Baseball coming to Eastern Iowa

August 8, 2019 - 2:16pm
They built it and they still are coming. Major League Baseball is coming, too, and bringing its show to Eastern Iowa and the Field of Dreams. The Chicago White Sox announced Thursday they will host...
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#oniowapod looks ahead to Iowa football media day

August 8, 2019 - 11:48am
The On Iowa Podcast decided to get a jump on media day. Why not? We went long off the top with a discussion led by a couple of topics The Athletic’s Scott Dochterman covered this week: Five...
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Tristan Wirfs, Mount Vernon, and the 1 square mile where football found him

August 8, 2019 - 10:58am
MOUNT VERNON — At the moment, Tristan Wirfs is hanging upside down in his backyard. He’s also wearing a white T-shirt with a pair of cats ironed onto his left pec. It’s as summer...
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At Field of Dreams, big-league baseball will return to Iowa for first time in 145 years

August 8, 2019 - 10:50am
It is being said the game between the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox near Dyersville’s Field of Dreams next Aug. 13 will be the first Major League Baseball game in Iowa. Which is true,...
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Hawkeyes’ No. 3 most-interesting 2019 game: Michigan

August 8, 2019 - 9:23am
Some things happen in plain sight, yet it’s as if they were invisible or simply never occurred. That’s how I felt when, while looking back on the football history between Iowa and...
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White Sox-Yankees coming to Field of Dreams in 2020

August 8, 2019 - 8:36am
CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox announced Thursday the Field of Dreams in Dyersville will host a Major League baseball game next summer. The White Sox will host the New York Yankees on Aug....
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Hawkeyes’ kid captain from Mount Vernon is ‘a miracle to our family’

August 8, 2019 - 6:59am
With a houseful of kids — ages 5 to 16 — Teresa Hines in 2008 learned she was pregnant with her fifth child. In her late 30s, she agreed to the recommended genetic testing. “Our...
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UNI’s Jalen Rima plays with more confidence after lack of productivity last 2 seasons

August 7, 2019 - 4:58pm
CEDAR FALLS — For Cedar Rapids native Jalen Rima, a deep 27-yard throw from quarterback Eli Dunne into the end zone changed the direction of his collegiate career. “There were a couple...
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UNI football media day: Updates on left tackle, linebacker, safety and more

August 7, 2019 - 4:46pm
CEDAR FALLS — While the quarterback competition continues to dominate the headlines for the Northern Iowa football team, there was plenty of other new information that came from Coach Mark...
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UNI football QB competition: Will McElvain, Jacob Keller separate themselves

August 7, 2019 - 3:50pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa football coach Mark Farley did not name a starting quarterback during media day Wednesday at the UNI-Dome. No surprise there. He did, however, separate the four...
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