The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Hlastradamus: Bad cover team Nebraska will falter at Iowa

Hlastradamus told you Iowa would cover the 10-point spread against Wisconsin last Saturday, and it did.

Must we even bother to ... »

Hlas: Huskers-Hawkeyes game not all it could have been

IOWA CITY — Try to remember, as a certain song says, when grass was green and grain was yellow.

Back in the warmth of summer, we looke ... »

Fun Facts: Nebraska-Iowa


Black Friday is for football, too. And Fun Facts.


1. Iowa averaged just 7.3 points per game in its previous seven games ... »

How America is picking the Nebraska-Iowa game


In last Saturday's Gazette, I predicted Wisconsin would defeat Iowa by the score of 27-24. The Badgers won by the score of 26-24. They mi ... »

Fun Facts: Northern Illinois-Iowa basketball

How not to sell out Carver-Hawkeye Arena: Play a game on the night before Thanksgiving and have the opponent be Northern Illinois.

Tha ... »

Hlas Podcast: Lee Barfknecht, Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska-Iowa. That's what awaits us Friday at Kinnick Stadium, so this week's Mike Hlas Podcast is with the Omaha World-Herald ... »

Odell Beckham Jr. 1-handed Hawkeyes in Outback Bowl

Odell Beckham Jr., of the New York Giants became a household name Sunday night with his instantly legendary »

Fun Facts: Pepperdine-Iowa

Last Thursday-Friday-Saturday wasn’t the best stretch in Iowa Hawkeyes history. Basketball losses to Texas and Syracuse in New York C ... »

The Hlists, Week 13: Win two Big Ten games, go to a bowl


1. Minnesota 28, Nebraska 24

2. Angelo State 42, Mich ... »

Ranking Big Ten’s Week 13 results: 1. Minnesota, 2. Wisconsin, 5. Iowa

The Big Ten became a 3-team race Saturday. Iowa was eliminated from title-contention. So was Michigan State. And Nebraska.

So weȁ ... »

Halftime Thoughts: Wisconsin 16, Iowa 3

IOWA CITY — It was a pretty good first quarter for Iowa.

It was not a good first half.


Hlas: Great try, but a cruel tease for Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY — Two points, one play, no conversion.

No trophy with a brass bull, no shot at a West Division championship, nothing ... »

Barry Alvarez discusses being on playoff selection committee

CEDAR RAPIDS — Why would Barry Alvarez put himself through it?

He’s 67 years old and has a consuming job as the U ... »

Hlas: For Hawkeyes, the season is now

This is it, Iowa's football season defined by one game.

Sure, a college season is a 13-game (or 12-game) collage, and you can't dismiss wha ... »

How America is picking the Wisconsin-Iowa game


Hey, Wisconsin is ranked and Iowa isn't. The Badgers are 10-point favorites and the Hawkeyes are 10-point underdogs.

So it's only ... »

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