Doc's Office by Scott Dochterman

BTN sees surge in political ads for Iowa games

IOWA CITY — Political campaigns trying to gain traction among Iowa voters have soaked up most of Big Ten Network’s advertising ... »

Linn County I-Club Fan Fest held Aug. 14

CEDAR RAPIDS — The inaugural Linn County I-Club Fan Fest will be held from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 14 at Rockwell Collins Sports Complex.

The fa ... »

Morning practices work for B1G players

CHICAGO — Iowa’s shift from afternoon to morning practices appears significant, but for others around the Big Ten it’s ... »

Podcast: 'On Iowa' breaks down B1G media days

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman discusses the happenings at Big Ten Media D ... »

Minnesota players take Iowa rivalry personally

CHICAGO — Mitch Leidner wanted to play quarterback at Iowa.

On consecutive weekends, Leidner attended Iowa camps in 2011. He wa ... »

B1G notes: Minnesota coach sees recruiting as program’s next step

CHICAGO — With eight wins in each of its last two years, Minnesota’s football program has elevated from also-ran to divisional title ... »

Big Ten’s Delany sets agenda for FBS-only games in 2016; Iowa still has two on schedule

CHICAGO — Years of on-field image problems have subsided for the Big Ten as it enters its 120th football season.

Defending nati ... »

Iowa AD: North end zone could include patio areas

CHICAGO — Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta described the potential for different types of luxury seating for Kinnick Stadium’ ... »

Part V: Will Barta add more sports to growing list of facilities?

IOWA CITY — A proposed 7,000-seat, $45 million arena in Coralville’s Iowa River Landing has eyes on hosting ice hockey at all ... »

Iowa-ISU men’s hoops moves to Thursday

The Iowa-Iowa State men’s basketball game was moved to Thursday, Dec. 10 from its traditional Friday date to accommodate national tel ... »

Hawkeyes land post player

Spirit Lake post player Ryan Kriener committed to the Iowa men’s basketball program Thursday morning, he announced on Twitter.

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Illinois tries to stay unified

CHICAGO — Illinois Coach Tim Beckman remains on the defensive after a Chicago Tribune report quoted several former players accusing h ... »

Part IV: Barta and field hockey

Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in a series about Iowa athletics under director Gary Barta. ... »

Iowa projects $3 million drop in football income

IOWA CITY — Iowa projects a decrease of nearly $3 million in football-related income for fiscal year 2016 because of slow ticket sale ... »

Part III: Barta and gender equity

Editor’s note: This is the third story in a series about Iowa athletics under Director Gary Barta. We ... »