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Neighbors Sue to Stop House That Looks Like Stadium

Couple wants to build 7,500-square-foot replica of University of Iowa stadium

(Newser) - Iowa City residents are suing to stop a couple from building a 7,500-square-foot home that's also a replica of Kinnick Stadium, home of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, the AP reports. The home would feature brick siding and a press box just like the actual football stadium. According... More »

Sky Camera Falls on Insight Bowl

ESPN video camera nearly creams Iowa receiver

(Newser) - It wasn't exactly a Kodak moment. An ESPN sky camera came crashing down to nearly cream a college football player during the weekend Insight Bowl. Iowa Hawkeyes receiver Martin McNutt Jr. dodged the heavy video camera but briefly became entangled in the rig's guide wire. He wasn't... More »

Ex-NBA Player to Haitians: 'Use Condoms'

Paul Shirley snidely offers 'kudos to poorest in hemisphere'

(Newser) - Former NBA player and sometimes ESPN contributor Paul Shirley tells Haitians to "use a condom once in a while" and snidely offers "kudos on developing the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere" in an open diatribe posted on the Flip Collective . Shirley, who played for the Phoenix Suns,... More »

Iowa Stuns No. 3 Penn St.; Alabama Wins for Saban

(Newser) - Iowa shocked third-ranked Penn State with a last-second field goal, all but eliminating Joe Paterno's hopes for a third national title, the Des Moines Register reports. Backup kicker Daniel Murray booted a 31-yarder to defeat the Nittany Lions 24-23. Elsewhere, No. 1 Alabama needed overtime to beat LSU 27-21, giving... More »

No. 8 Georgia Women Rally to Knock off Iowa

Elsewhere, Notre Dame advances with victory over SMU

(Newser) - Ashley Houts scored her team's last eight points, all on free throws in the final 41 seconds, as eighth-seeded Georgia overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Iowa, 67-61, in the first round of the women's NCAA tournament. Angel Robinson led the winners with 17 points while Houts added 12 assists.... More »

Michigan State Revenges Loss to Iowa

No. 7 Texas wins 7th straight, No. 6 UCLA comes back to win

(Newser) - Six weeks ago, Iowa sent No. 19 Michigan State reeling with a convincing win. Today, the Spartans made sure that didn't happen again by scoring 20 of the games first 21 points in a 66-52 Big Ten win, reports the Associated Press. The win was the 300th for Tom Izzo... More »

No. 1 Memphis' Troubles Are Only Off Court

Wisconsin sneaks past Iowa, Notre Dame inundates Seton Hall

(Newser) - The Memphis Tigers' 77-48 win over Southern Methodist seemed to come easily, but the top team's perfect record conceals some problems, reports the Commercial Appeal. Robert Dozier found himself suspended last night due to an assault accusation, Joey Dorsey got punished for last game's lack of effort, and leading scorer... More »

Baylor Takes Marathon 5-OT Win vs. A&M

North Carolina holds off Miami (FL), Indianapolis easily dispatches Iowa

(Newser) - The 25th-ranked Baylor Bears managed to upset the No. 18 Aggies last night—eventually. The longest game in either team's history went for 3½ hours and five overtime periods before Baylor took it, 116-110, reports the Dallas Morning News. "Everyone's going to have great stats after this one,"... More »

No. 25 Badgers Best Wolverines

Super frosh Gordon leads No. 11 Indiana past Iowa, Penn State beats Northwestern

(Newser) - No. 25 Wisconsin got 25 points from reserve freshman Jon Leuer and beat Michigan 70-54 to open Big Ten conference play. The Badgers improve to 11-2 with the win and both losses were to Top Ten teams, Marquette and Duke. On the flip side, Michigan fell to 4-9 and is... More »

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