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Keegan Murray from Iowa celebrates a 3-pointer against Purdue. (Image: Getty)

Big Ten’s Leading Scorer Keegan Murray Declares for NBA Draft

Keegan Murray, the versatile 6-foot-9 sophomore forward from the Iowa Hawkeyes, is leaving school after declaring himself eligible for the 2022 NBA Draft. Murray led the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Big Ten in scoring with 23.5 points per game. He was also the nation’s fourth-best scorer and named to the […]

Online Sports Gambling in Iowa Sets Record For Third Month in a Row

Online Sports Gambling in Iowa Sets Record For Third Month in a Row

Iowa has now joined Colorado, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and New Jersey as states with three-straight record-setting months of wagering this fall. November brought the Hawkeye State $87.2 million total handle, a 6.4% increase on October’s total $81.9 million across Iowa’s 19 casinos—thirteen of which offer online wagering. The hold was 9.34%, […]

Madison mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is one of 12 mayors from Big Ten cities asking the conference to include community concerns when coming up with protocols to fight COVID-19 as football season gets underway this weekend. (Image: News3Now/YouTube)

Could Return of Big Ten Football Be a COVID-19 Superspreader?

As the Big Ten readies to kick off its truncated college football season this weekend, host city mayors are concerned that not enough precautions have been taken to protect communities already at “uncontrollable” levels of COVID-19 spread. In an open letter sent Monday to Big Ten conference officials, mayors for […]

Iowa travels to Michigan for a Big Ten East vs. West showdown. (Image: USA Today)

Iowa Travels to Michigan for East vs. West Division Showdown

The Big Ten Conference is shaping up as having just one important question to answer. Can anyone beat Ohio State? Michigan always has a shot on the last Saturday of the regular season. Iowa is ready to make a statement that they are the team to beat in the West, […]

Iowa voters will caucus on February 3, 2020.
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Presidential Odds in Iowa the First Hurdle for Democrats

The voters in Iowa will come out on Feb. 3 in the first 2020 presidential selection voter caucus. The lesser candidates will need to survive until then or fold their political tents and go home. But the odds in Iowa don’t always reflect the national polls. Right now in Iowa […]

Three more states open to sports betting.

Legal Sports Betting Kicks Off in Indiana, Iowa, and Oregon (but not Montana)

Three more states have entered the legal sports betting arena. Beating the clock to the opening of the NFL season were Oregon, Iowa, and Indiana. While some states open their new sports betting facilities with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting, others just start printing out the betting tickets. In Indiana, Gov. Eric […]

Iowa Ready to Launch Live Sports Betting at Casinos This Week

Iowa Ready to Launch Live Sports Betting at Casinos This Week

The State of Iowa will join the growing list of legal sports gambling States this Thursday, Aug. 15. The state legislature recently approved live sports betting at the already established casinos in the Hawkeye State. This will make Iowa the 11th State to offer legal sports gambling. The official launch […]