IOWA CITY, Iowa – So many factors besides talent help to determine the success of a football team.
Injuries, luck and circumstances also play significant roles because the best teams don’t always prevail.
Winning takes a collaborative effort and the ability to withstand things that are beyond a team’s control, most notably injuries.
Here are five things that should go a long way in determining Iowa’s level of success this season.
The Hawkeyes, ranked 17th by the Associated Press, will face Miami (Ohio) in the season opener this coming Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.
1. C.J. Beathard’s health: It’s hard to think of an Iowa [...]
IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Iowa wrestling team has landed yet another heralded recruit from Pennsylvania.
Max Murin, who is ranked by InterMat as the No. 27 prospect overall in the 2017 class, announced his commitment on Twitter.
I'm proud to announce that I'm going to continue my wrestling and academic career at the University of Iowa#GoHawks pic.twitter.com/ntPyazOsTI
— Max Murin (@max_murin) August 27, 2016
Murin has compiled a 119-5 record in three seasons at Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania, where he placed fifth as a freshman, won a state championship as a sophomore and finished second this past [...]
IOWA CITY, Iowa – This podcast is filled with mixed emotions in the wake of the terrible news out of Waterloo where long-time sports reporter Jim Sullivan died suddenly at work Thursday night.
We start the podcast by paying tribute to the 61-year old Sullivan, who was highly respected and a friend to many in his profession.
We also talk about the University of Iowa professor who made news this week by saying that Herky the Hawk shouldn’t always have a mean expression.
We drift near the end of the podcast, leading to more discussion about the 1960s musical group The Cowsills, who are becoming regulars on the podcast.