1. Iowa Football: Ferentz, Vandenberg & Other Issues Still Haunting Hawkeyes Fans

    With the embarrassing loss at Minnesota still on the mind of Hawks fans everywhere, I am here to offer some perspective...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 2 years ago 386 reads 4 comments

  2. Iowa Basketball: Power Ranking Each Player on the Roster

    The Iowa Hawkeyes basketball season is approaching fast. This season brings with it more excitement and anticipation than the Hawkeyes have seen since the Horner and Brunner days...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 2 years ago 144 reads 1 comments

  3. Bandwagon Ride Over: Thanks for the Memories, Milwaukee Brewers

    Preface No. 1: I am a die-hard Cleveland Indians fans. I am talking a big-time, MLB Extra Innings-having, jersey-wearing, at-least-once-a-year-road-tripping-to-Cleveland, Jim Thome-loving Tribe fan...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about over 2 years ago 218 reads 2 comments

  4. Minnesota Vikings: A 20-Month Journey to Rock Bottom

    It was roughly 20 months ago when Vikings fans everywhere had their hearts ripped out by a senseless "12 men on the field" penalty, followed by a classic Brett Favre interception ...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 390 reads 1 comments

  5. NFL Predictions 2011: Over/Under Win Predictions for All 32 NFL Teams

    The NFL season is just hours away. The season that was in doubt is finally here. Football fans rejoice! Even if you don't like football and you have a "problem" with some activity that is prevalent in Vegas, you can rejoice too...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 866 reads 0 comments

  6. Iowa Tigerhawk Belongs at 50-Yard Line of Kinnick Stadium

    Today is like Christmas Eve to me and thousands others across the state of Iowa. There is very little that makes me as happy as attending a game at Kinnick Stadium on fall Saturdays...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 714 reads 6 comments

  7. Iowa Hawkeyes: Ranking the Current Hawkeyes in the NFL

    For a school that is often criticized for their lack of big time NFL talent, former Iowa Hawkeyes sure are everywhere on Sundays this year. According to the NFL rosters on ESPN.com, there are 43 former Iowa players on NFL rosters this season...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 6,439 reads 5 comments

  8. Ricky Stanzi: The Next Tom Brady or the Next Curtis Painter?

    Meaningful football games are right around the corner. Most teams are starting to fill out their depth charts and make their final roster decisions. NFL rookies are beginning to make their impressions and learning how to play the professional game...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 1,429 reads 1 comments

  9. Randy Moss Retires: Ranking His Quarterbacks

    It appears the roller-coaster career of Randy Moss has come to an end. Moss' agent announced Monday that Randy Moss will be retiring instead of trying to get picked up by a team for the 2011-2012 NFL season...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 4,422 reads 4 comments

  10. Minnesota Vikings: Whose Jersey Should You Buy?

    We are mere days away from the first preseason game of the year for the NFL . Teams are back at camps and fans are excited to get the season underway. Many fans take this time of year to gear themselves up for the upcoming season...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 735 reads 0 comments

  11. History Dilemma: What Do You Do When Your Team Is Being No-Hit?

    Everybody wants to witness history being made on a baseball field. That is why we watch the games, right? We watch everyday with the hope that today will be a day something special happens...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Trade Deadline Has Been Friendly to Cleveland Indians

    Usually at the end of July many Indians fans are saying goodbye to their favorite players and former Cy Young winners and welcoming in a new crop of prospects that we all hope become what we were told they could become...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 556 reads 6 comments

  13. Minnesota Vikings: Why the Vikings Should Make a Play for Kevin Kolb

    The NFL is back and the free agent season is assured to be a feeding frenzy. The Vikings are one team that many expect to make some moves to better their offense, especially in the face of possible departures...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 708 reads 19 comments

  14. Cardboard Gods: Card Collecting Just Ain't What It Used to Be

    It's good to know I am not alone. At least Josh Wilker knows what it is like to grow up with your best friends being two-inch pictures printed on cardboard. Wilker's book Cardboard Gods is a fantastic read...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about almost 3 years ago 1,381 reads 29 comments

  15. What If Each MLB Team Had a WWE Wrestler as a Mascot?

    I love comparisons. I love comparing one thing to something else that seemingly has no relation. If five of my buddies and I are playing pick-up basketball, and the seventh guy just sits and watches, he may be the Brian Scalabrine of our group...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 1,587 reads 4 comments

  16. Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball: 5 Things to Watch for at the 2011 Prime Time League

    The Prime Time League (PTL) is a staple of Iowa Basketball. The summer league which takes place at the North Liberty Rec Center tipped off last night, and continues through the summer...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 780 reads 0 comments

  17. Why Josh Tomlin Deserves an Invite to the All-Star Game

    Josh Tomlin got his ninth win Wednesday night when the Indians defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 at Progressive Field. Tomlin went 6.1 innings, giving up three runs...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 230 reads 3 comments

  18. Iowa Hawkeyes: 5 Reasons They Can Expect to Make the NCAA Tournament in 2012

    It may be mid-June, but thanks to "Iowa Day" on the Big Ten Network, I am already excited about the upcoming Iowa football and basketball seasons...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 1,774 reads 2 comments

  19. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: With the 42nd Pick, the Indiana Pacers Select...

    A lot of attention has been paid to the upcoming 2011 NBA Draft, as it always is. Most of this focus is put on the first round since that is where teams find their immediate contributors or stars in waiting...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 1,459 reads 9 comments

  20. Cleveland Indians: Whose Jersey Should You Buy?

    Most real fans buy a jersey of their favorite team at some point, even if they feel goofy wearing it. Jerseys are like a badge of fandom. People (usually) don't wear jerseys unless they are a die-hard...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 354 reads 0 comments

  21. Indiana Pacers Should Not Give Up on Roy Hibbert

    Ever since the Pacers put a scare into the Bulls in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, there has been a lot of focus on the Pacers' future. Many people, myself included, think the Pacers have a lot of young talent to build around...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 251 reads 1 comments

  22. MLB: Each Team's MVP Through the First Month of the Season

    April is just about in the books. It is hard to believe that we have had Major League Baseball for almost a month now. It has been an entertaining—and surprising at times—first month...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 779 reads 2 comments

  23. Dear Iowa Basketball: Need A Running Mate For Your Newest Recruit?

    Dear Fran McCaffery and the Iowa coaching staff, My name is Geoff Estes. I am 25 years old, and possess a degree from the greatest university in the world: The University of Iowa...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 316 reads 0 comments

  24. Cleveland Indians: Two Straight Losses Cause Fans to Hit Panic Button

    The Indians dropped their second game in a row today in Minnesota, losing 10-3 to the Twins . While two losses in a row may not seem like a big deal to most, many Indians fans are starting to worry...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 520 reads 6 comments

  25. Indiana Pacers Should Make a Run at Greg Oden

    It is strange to think about how much of an impact an 0-2 week has had on Pacers fans. I have gotten more calls and texts in the last three days from people who don't follow ...

    Geoff  Estes Written by Geoff Estes about 3 years ago 82 reads 0 comments