There is plenty of excitement in Iowa City: FryFest, Hall of Fame inductions, opening day on the gridiron. Senior running back Mark Weisman is motivated by what he sees in front of him.
Broderick Binns will be on the sidelines Saturday for his first game as a University of Iowa football graduate assistant against Northern Iowa.
Former University of Iowa offensive lineman Dace Richardson will serve as honorary captain when the Hawkeyes hosts Northern Iowa Saturday in Kinnick Stadium (11:01 a.m., BTN).
Wet conditions, forecast force closure of a portion of Finkbine parking lot for Saturday's season opener.
USA Wrestling announced Thursday that University of Iowa head coach Tom Brands has been named a U.S. Freestyle volunteer coach for the 2014 World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The men's wrestling competition is September 8-9.
The University of Iowa volleyball team opens regular season play at the Texas A&M Tournament in College Station, Texas, on Aug. 29-30.
The University of Iowa soccer team opens its 2014 home schedule with a pair of matches at the Iowa Soccer Complex.