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Spring Fever

I got a fever, and the only prescription, is more..... Hawkeye sports. Thank God there will be plenty of action in the coming days. The weather is ...

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D-Day, Part 4

It has happened again, folks, and just a few short moments after we plastered our excitement for next season all over the internet. Yes, Iowa playe...

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Mad Again

This just doesn't seem right folks. It is the middle of April, the Spring Game is just over a week away, and I am absolutely thrilled about next se...

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White Magic

Are you ready for a little White Magic? I know I sure am! I know, it's crazy. It's taken the guy all of a day and a half to completely convince me ...

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The Nanny

So we've backed off Iowa's Star Search for a new head coach but it looks as though Barta has already found his man (go figure).Siena's now ex-coach...

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The Dark Side is Strong in this one

I was reading an interesting article today that was posted on Hawkcentral.com about what Jay Bilas had to say about the Todd Lickliter firing. Pat ...

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Time for some Bracketology

Most of you have already begun filling out those brackets (I know I've done roughly 6 by now) and the excitement is building. Some of us (yes, that...

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You're Fired!

Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta is holding a press conference at 2:30 today about the future of the Hawkeye basketball program. There are no deta...

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Giant Killers

The Brackets are out and we are ready to go. I’ve got my pencil and eraser. I’ve got my ten different brackets filled out and spread ou...

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Superman's actually my middle name

After giving myself a day to sort out my thoughts about Iowa’s first round loss in the Big Ten Tournament to Michigan for the third straight ...

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End of an Era

Well Hawk Fans, you asked for it, now you got it. Coach Todd Lickliter has been bought out by the University of Iowa. Lick had four years left on h...

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Evan Turner: what more can you say?

We have hadquite thethriller at Canseco Fieldhouse this afternoon at the Big Ten Tournament. It looked like Manny"Fresh" Harris led his Wolverines ...

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The End is Near: A Running Diary of t...

Euthanization is finally here Hawkeye Nation. Today, as most of you that care already know, Iowa is playing the University of Michigan, or in easie...

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Tourney Talk

No, not that tourney. C’mon folks, you didn’t actually think we would talk about the big dance, did you? We are here to talk about the ...

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The Evil Empire: Part 1

We’ve tried to ignore this topic as long as we possibly could. Not because we don’t like it or don’t find it intriguing, but beca...

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Riding in on their Dark Horses

With 178 days until kickoff and a basketball team that very well could be beat by any given intramural team at UI, I thought it would be nice to dr...

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The Truffle Shuffle

We’ve been a little hard on one of our loyal (as loyal as you could be without a chance to get away I suppose) Hawkeyes here lately. Sure, we...

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Clayton Pleads Guilty?

Really? The Associated Press can’t even get the guy’s name right? Well, I suppose that should be the first of many clues that the natio...

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I've Got Friends in Low Places

Iowa's basketball team sucks. They flat out stink. I would almost rather stand next to the "Ped Mall Bums" and smell the unholy scent ofchew tabacc...

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Decisions, Decisions

It's the time of the season when college basketball fans and coaches alike are faced with many tough decisions. Which game do I watch? How much res...

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