• Got your goat yet, Cub fans?

    - Jul 26, 2016
    Chicago is cursed, but fans already know that. It is what the Cubs are cursed by that might surprise them. By Blake Dowson Cubs fans, I really thought this was the year. Oh, how Kris
  • Trades that need to be made

    - Jul 19, 2016
    By Blake Dowson The days and weeks leading up to the Aug. 1 MLB trade deadline is the reason somebody coined the phrase “Christmas in July.” Teams are evaluating whether they are buyers or sellers,
  • Grinding it out in baseball

    - Jul 11, 2016
    By Blake Dowson July is when the baseball season starts to feel very long for college players. The major-league guys get a break from their grueling schedule right around this time each year, but the
  • Long-ball hero will be …

    - Jul 11, 2016
    The Daily Iowan’s Blake Dowson has put together a guide for the 2016 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby and predictions for the folks that want to make a little money on the event. Everybody loves home
  • Let the fans vote, but …

    - Jul 6, 2016
    By Blake Dowson Letting fans vote on the MLB All-Star Game is awesome. It brings fans closer to the game and gives them a glimpse of what it feels like to be involved in the
  • Some power, some not so much

    - Jun 28, 2016
    By Blake Dowson With the halfway point of the MLB season quickly approaching, The Daily Iowan’s Blake Dowson listed his power rankings. 1. Texas Rangers (49-27) The Rangers have the second-best record in the Bigs
  • Peyton secures his place

    - Jun 22, 2016
    By Blake Dowson | It was a struggle for Tyler Peyton at the beginning of his senior season. After being crowned an All-American at the conclusion of his junior year and deciding to come back
  • Gators bounced from Series

    - Jun 22, 2016
    By BLAKE DOWSON With the Florida Gators losing two-straight games in the College World Series, the season has come to an end for the No. 1 national seed with quite a bit of disappointment. The
  • Some Hawks shine in summer leagues

    - Jun 20, 2016
    By Blake Dowson | As the Northwoods League teams moved into the second weekend of the summer regular season, the Hawkeye baseball players on their respective teams have started to settle into their summer homes.
  • Hawks head to summer leagues

    - Jun 16, 2016
    By Blake Dowson Thirteen Hawkeye baseball players will spend the summer on baseball diamonds spread across four summer leagues. The Northwoods League, with teams from Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, will host eight Hawkeyes. Austin Guzzo

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