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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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Holiday Hawkeye Performances

The holiday season is here, which means we’ve hit a slow period in Hawkeye sports.  Iowa wrestling is on hiatus until 2013.  Iowa men’s basketball has only tonight’s contest with Coppin State left until the opening of the Big Ten season against Indiana on New Year’s Eve. Some Hawk fans aren’t keen on the idea of playing the talented Hoosiers at 3 PM on a holiday, but I’m all for it.  Some of the greatest moments in Iowa football and basketball history have taken place on a holiday.  And with that, let’s take a look at ten great Hawkeye holiday performances. Halloween – October 31,…

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Random Hash

Barring an absolute miracle, we only have two more weeks of 2012 Hawkeye football.  Fortunately, Iowa basketball is stepping up to fill the void.  Plus, Gary Dolphin makes a cameo on Sunday Night Football…with a nod to Gus Schrader, it’s all part of today’s Random Hash. Hawkeye Football So disappointing.  By falling to Indiana and Purdue in consecutive weeks, Iowa is pretty much guaranteed to be spending the holidays at home.  This is looking like Iowa’s worst team since Ferentz’ first squad in 1999.  The 2000 Hawkeye team only went 3-9, but they played a very difficult non-conference schedule, and…

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