1. Jason Kipnis: the Face of the Cleveland Indians Franchise

    Cleveland Indians All-Star Jason Kipnis has been the best second baseman in baseball the last two months...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 12 months ago 1,687 reads 14 comments

  2. Indiana Pacers Bench Adds Luis Scola and Suddenly Looks Very Dangerous

    Around this time a year ago, I wrote a piece on how the Pacers' 2012-13 bench stacked up to the underachieving bench of the 2011-12 season. I was generally undecided how it would go, but I was far from bullish on the D...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 1 year ago 3,445 reads 29 comments

  3. Indiana Pacers Five Wins Away from NBA Title: Is This Real Life?

    My dad is 5’4’’. My dad is really short. And white. When he left for junior college at what was then known as Burlington Junior College in Burlington, Iowa, ...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 1 year ago 873 reads 8 comments

  4. 10 Most Awesomely Terrible Bobbleheads of 2013

    The Major League Baseball bobblehead season officially kicked off two weeks ago when the Brewers gave away a Norichika Aoki bobblehead to some lucky fans...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 3,857 reads 0 comments

  5. Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball: The NIT Title Game and Beyond

    When the Iowa Hawkeyes take the court Thursday night for the championship of the NIT, they'll play their final game of this season and begin the road forward to the 2013-14 campaign...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 3,400 reads 0 comments

  6. Big Ten Tournament: Breakdowns and Predictions

    With over a week until the real Big Dance gets underway, it's not too early to start filling out brackets—just not the 68-team bracket. The Big Ten tournament tips off Thursday in Chicago's United Center, and it promises to be a doozie...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 53 reads 1 comments

  7. 10 NBA Teams in Need of New Uniforms

    If you have watched the NBA during the month of February, you likely have seen some teams wearing 90's throwback uniforms...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 20,258 reads 11 comments

  8. Devyn Marble Is as Important to the Iowa Basketball Team as It Seems

    Yesterday at Carver Hawkeye Arena, Devyn Marble may finally have broken out of his slump. Marble put up 21 points on 8-for-13 shooting to go along with five rebounds and five assists...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 667 reads 0 comments

  9. Tonight a 'Must-Win' for Iowa Basketball? Breaking Down the Remaining Schedule

    The Iowa Hawkeyes Men's Basketball team travels to Madison tonight to take on Bo Ryan's Wisconsin squad. Over the last couple seasons these two teams have been involved in some intense, defensive-minded games...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 682 reads 0 comments

  10. Indiana Pacers: Statement Week for Frank Vogel's Team

    Though it may not be the toughest division in the NBA , the Pacers are nevertheless leading the Central Division 34 games into the season...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 70 reads 1 comments

  11. Indiana Pacers: Right Where They Want to Be Heading into 2013

    Injuries, departures, poor play of the new additions, and zero help from the draft have all been issues for the Indiana Pacers in the first two months of the NBA season, but heading into 2013, the Pacers have weathered the storm...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 1,038 reads 3 comments

  12. Iowa Hawkeyes: Excitement High as Season Begins Friday Night

    It has been quite a while since Iowa fans were as excited for basketball season to start as they are this year...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 653 reads 7 comments

  13. Indiana Pacers: Making Sense of a Wild Day in Pacerland

    Wow. Wednesday night could be classified as a "roller coaster" for the Pacers and their fans, but that would simply be up's and down's...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 352 reads 6 comments

  14. 5 Winners and Losers from Week 1 of the NBA Season

    In the NBA , as with everything in 2012, a decent sample size just isn't needed for most of us to form snap opinions...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 339 reads 2 comments

  15. Indiana Pacers: A Rough Week Leaves the Pacers Looking for Answers

    Mike Wells of the Indianapolis Star used the word "denial" to describe what is coming from Pacers fans in his blog post last night on Indystar .com. I am not in denial...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 442 reads 2 comments

  16. Indiana Pacers: Sloppy Opening-Night Win over Toronto Leaves Questions

    The Indiana Pacers are a team built on chemistry. I concede that you could say that about almost all NBA teams (except you, Sacramento ), but the Pacers rely on team chemistry more so than most teams...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 1 year ago 2,428 reads 36 comments

  17. NBA: Each Teams Most Important Non-Starter

    No waiting until Christmas this year. Instead of waiting for Santa to ring in the new NBA season this year, we can tip off with Trick-Or-Treaters as usual...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 2 years ago 1,528 reads 8 comments

  18. Iowa Defeats Minnesota 31-13 and Reclaims Floyd of Rosedale

    He's coming home. Tell the world he's coming home. After two crushing defeats at TCF Bank Field the last two seasons, the Iowa Hawkeyes welcomed Minnesota to Kinnick Stadium and sent them home no longer unbeaten, and pig-less...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 2 years ago 555 reads 0 comments

  19. Central Michigan vs. Iowa: Late Collapse Dooms Hawkeyes

    This was a new way to lose. Iowa managed to blow an eight-point lead in the final two minutes Saturday to lose 32-31 to Central Michigan at Kinnick Stadium...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 2 years ago 86 reads 5 comments

  20. Power Ranking the Former Iowa Hawkeyes in the NFL

    The Iowa Hawkeyes continue to produce NFL talent. While there are not as many former Hawkeyes on NFL rosters as there were when I ranked them last season, there are still 29 former Iowa players on NFL teams...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 2 years ago 5,285 reads 7 comments

  21. Iowa Hawkeyes Football: Mark Weisman's Big Game Help Hawks to Victory

    Saturday's contest in Kinnick Stadium started almost exactly as last week's did. The visiting team took the opening kickoff, ran through the Iowa defense effortlessly and scored a touchdown...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 2 years ago 1,814 reads 1 comments

  22. Sports Book Review: Bushville Wins! by John Kimla

    (Note: As a sports fan and aspiring sports writer, I find it frustrating to read reviews of sports books by writers who do not seem to enjoy sports as much as myself...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 2 years ago 243 reads 0 comments

  23. Iowa Football: Time Is Ticking on James Vandenberg's Hawkeyes Career

    Like most people, I love to be right. It may not happen too often, but when I am right about something, it feels good. It doesn't feel good to be right about James Vandenberg as an Iowa Hawkeyes quarterback, though...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 2 years ago 2,847 reads 5 comments

  24. Iowa Football: The Cy-Hawk Trophy in Ames Thanks to Poor Offensive Output

    For the second year in a row, the Iowa State Cyclones defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes for the coveted Cy-Hawk Trophy...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 2 years ago 857 reads 1 comments

  25. Iowa vs. Northern Illinois: 1-0 Is 1-0

    Well, it wasn't pretty. That may be underselling it. It was downright ugly. But somehow, the Iowa Hawkeyes are 1-0. A late 23-yard touchdown run by Damon Bullock gave the Hawkeyes an 18-17 lead...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 2 years ago 1,817 reads 5 comments