The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Fun Facts: Northwestern-Iowa

What’s more fun than Halloween? Facts about Saturday’s Northwestern-Iowa football game, of course.

But you knew that.

Hlas: Hawkeyes still have time to fly, but better hurry

By Mike Hlas, The Gazette

Most of us look outwardly for inspiration or escape daily, maybe hourly.

Before I go to bed, I like to ... »

Hlastradamus: Hawkeyes will scratch the ‘Cats

The headline on Hlastradamus’ message to you people last week was »

Hlas Podcast: Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune

This week's Mike Hlas Podcast looks at Saturday's Northwestern-Iowa football game with Teddy Greenstein, who covers the Wildcats for the Chicago Tr ... »

Derrick Willies, we hardly knew ye

IOWA CITY — It’s been said it’s better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all. But is that true?

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Hlists, Week 9: Pitt fumble-fest, good maritimes

This is a collection of lists from Week 9 in college football. It will feature Ole Miss and Massachusetts Maritime. Never before have those ... »

Devyn Marble’s NBA career starts Tuesday


Since 2010, the only ex-Hawkeye to play in the NBA is Reggie Evans, who is beginning his 13th season. Evans is now a Sacramento King, mar ... »

Week 9 in Big Ten: 1. MSU, 2. Wisconsin, 3. Illinois

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Five games, one upset, lots of criticism of Big Ten officials. That was Week 9 i ... »

Saturday on the college football couch: Slacker or scout?

It was way too nice of a late-October Saturday to stay indoors, but there were three Big Ten football games and four future Iowa opponents to watch ... »

Hlastradamus: Badgers, Huskers will prey on Big Ten newbies

If time has taught us anything, it’s that time teaches us things.

Over time, Hlastradamus always leads you where you want to go ... »

Hlas Podcast: Gerry DiNardo, Big Ten Network

Gerry DiNardo of the Big Ten Network is this week's guest on the Mike Hlas Podcast.

The BTN studio football analyst picked Iowa to win the ... »

Were Hawkeyes playoff players before last Saturday?

Last week, Iowa was on the radar of the chair of the College Football Playoff selection committee.

Here are passages from »

Hlists, Week 8: Iowa School of Sock-Making?


1. Florida State 31, Notre Dame 27

2. Kansas S ... »

Hlas: Washington isn’t capital of Big Ten Nation

WASHINGTON — A multitude of Iowa football fans streamed through Reagan National Airport Sunday, still trying to digest the bitterness of the ... »

Ranking Big Ten's Week 8 efforts: 1. Nebraska, 11. Iowa


The Big Ten had five favorites and five underdogs Saturday. The favorites won, the underdogs fell.

That wouldn't make more much o ... »

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