The Big Ten Conference won’t play nonconference games in football and a handful of other sports this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. The league also warned that it was “prepared not to play” at all to keep its athletes safe.
Administrators for the University of Iowa Athletics Department said that it will be slashing the budget for fiscal year 2021 by millions in order to stem the financial impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Tuesday.
A handful of new positive cases for the illness caused by the novel coronavirus were identified by the University of Iowa Athletics Department officials during the last week, the school said on Monday.
Another wave of testing for the illness caused by the novel coronavirus has returned two positive results among people associated with the University of Iowa athletics department, officials announced Monday.
There is already positive change going on in the Iowa football program to give all players of different races an equal voice, following allegations of racial disparities in the program from former players.
University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz announced Saturday evening that football strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle has been put on administrative leave pending an investigation following claims of ‘racial disparties’
Millions of people watched the 10-part documentary series on Michael Jordan, The Last Dance. Former Hawkeye Bobby Hansen was a teammate of Jordan's during the 1991-92 season. Former Hawkeye Jess Settles attended one of Jordan's camps.
Iowa defensive end A.J. Epenesa and cornerback Michael Ojemudia were selected on the second night of the NFL Draft. Epenesa was selected by the Buffalo Bills and Ojemudia is headed to the Denver Broncos.
There's concern that COVID-19 will have an impact on the college football season, which is five months away. Iowa athletic director Gary Barta says the Big Ten has discussed potential backup plans if it is affected.
The five finalists for the John R. Wooden Award as the nation's top college basketball player are Udoka Azubuike of Kansas, Luka Garza of Iowa, Markus Howard of Marquette, Myles Powell of Seton Hall and Obi Toppin of Dayton.
A pair of shoes that were left on the court following a big Iowa Hawkeyes men's basketball win at Iowa State in December now has a new owner, following the announcement of the results of a charity raffle on Monday.