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Duke Slater on the University of Iowa Wall of Honor

Last year, I outlined six goals for bringing “Justice to the Judge” and restoring Duke Slater to his rightful place among America’s sports legends.  One of those goals was seeking a permanent recognition of Slater at the University of Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium.  On August 31, 2013, I’m thrilled to say that the first of these six projects was completed when the school unveiled the University of Iowa Wall of Honor! Duke Slater on the University of Iowa Wall of Honor On August 31, 2013, the University of Iowa completed a Wall of Honor at Kinnick Stadium, not unlike the “Ring…

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What It Means to Be a Hawkeye Radio Tour

I mentioned in my last post that I’m trying to do a better job of recognizing people in the media who have complimented my books.  I recently looked back at some of my earlier posts and realized that October 2011 was one of the most fun months I’ve had during my writing journey…and so far, I’ve completely failed to mention that month!  So take a trip back with me, if you will, to a year and a half ago – long before this website was launched – and let me tell you about one of my favorite professional experiences: the What It Means to Be a Hawkeye radio tour….

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Hawkeyes Revisited: Chris Street

I’m not going to lie…this was a tough one to write.  I was overcome with emotion on a few occasions putting this together, but it’s a watershed – if extremely painful – moment in the collective Hawkeye experience.  Twenty years ago Saturday, on January 19, 1993, the state of Iowa lost one of its greatest sons in a shocking tragedy that is still heart-wrenching to this day.  But before we revisit his death, let’s celebrate the life of a Hawkeye who will never, ever be forgotten: Chris Street. A Star of Indianola High Christopher Michael Street was born on February 2, 1972, to Mike…

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