University of Iowa wants $19.5M football practice field

The Bubble might soon pop. The University of Iowa on Thursday released a proposal to demolish the football teams 25-year-old indoor practice facility, known as the Bubble, and build a $19.5 million replacement nearby. The Board of Regents will be asked next week to approve the design and budget of the new indoor practice field. …

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Iowa falls late to Ohio State, 20-17

When Terrelle Pryor scrambled left and, in a few quick strides, converted a game-deciding fourth-and-10, this all looked vaguely familiar for the 20th-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes. The opponent, the jerseys, the atmosphere were different, but the situation — another late-game lead being erased all too easily — was similar. So was the result. For the fourth …

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Northwestern dashes Hawkeyes hopes-again.

Evanston, Ill. — There should be no more talk of Iowa’s football team making a repeat appearance in the Bowl Championship Series. For all practical purposes, those lofty dreams faded Saturday when Northwestern delivered a 21-17 reality check. “We can still play for a lot of things,” offensive lineman Julian Vandervelde said. “Pride, first of all. …

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IOWA JAZZ GROUP UNDER GRAMMY CONSIDERATION

Off the Record, by fusion/jazz group James Kennedy and Friends has been submitted and accepted for consideration at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards under the category Best Instrumental Album (non-classical). The album features Mt. Vernon musicians, James Kennedy on 6- and 12-string guitars, Catherine Lawson on violin, Matt Alles on bass and Iowa Citys Eric …

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