It’s the offseason for Iowa’s major sports and while baseball is keeping the lights on, news flow these days is much more ebb and flow. In an effort to keep things fresh, we’re trying something new: a daily recap of the news in Hawkeye sports land. The BHGP staff typically shares things as they come up throughout each day and we debate the validity of a full scale article against the time constraints of the staff writers. That won’t change, but we will be trying to compile those news items we share back and forth into something for the BHGP
Texas Tech star guard Mac McClung simultaneously entered the transfer portal and declared for the 2021 NBA Draft on Sunday, opening up the possibility for him to land at his third school in three seasons. McClung, who began his career at Georgetown, announced the news on social media and emphasized his priority right now is on the NBA Draft as he sorts through his options.
“My main focus right now is getting ready for the up-and-coming NBA draft,” he said. “While going through this process I will be in the transfer portal.”
McClung was an immediate impact addition for
Another football legend has landed a college head coaching job.
According to multiple reports, longtime NFL running back Eddie George is set to become the head coach at Tennessee State.
According to The Tennessean, current Tennessee State coach Rod Reed told his team Saturday night that TSU’s game against Southeast Missouri on Sunday would be his last at the school. Reed has been at TSU for the last 11 seasons and has a 58-60 record. TSU had a 2-4 record entering Sunday’s game, the last game of the program’s spring schedule.
Brett McMurphy of Stadium first reported the news
Justin Rose fades away but leaves his mark on Augusta thanks to 11 magical holes
He battled to the very final hole but the truth is, in the end, that’s what it felt like: a battle. After that sensational opening round of 65, when he went nine-under for his last 11 holes, the final three rounds of the 2021 Masters were a grind for Justin Rose. The 2013 US Open champion performed heroics to hang in there for as long as he did. Some of his saves on the back nine on Saturday, in particular, were spectacular. But
Video from NASCAR.com showed Gray Gaulding and Joe Graf Jr. fight after Sunday’s Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
The video started with Gaulding on his back on the ground as others tried to separate Graf and Gaulding. NASCAR officials pulled the drivers away from each other.
“Oh yeah, I 100% wrecked him, and I’d do it again all over again,” Gaulding told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. “I might have to
MLB weekend winners and losers: Byron Buxton continues to mash; Mets, Yankees off to underwhelming starts
Another eventful weekend of baseball has come and gone. We’re coming together every Sunday where we’ll award winners and losers after each weekend of MLB action this season. Here are the big winners and losers from the last few days:
Winner: Musgrove and Caratini
One of the San Diego Padres offseason pitching acquisitions threw the first no-hitter in franchise history this past Friday night. No, it wasn’t Yu Darvish. Nope, not Blake Snell either. It was a more unexpected pitcher in right-hander Joe Musgrove. Against the Texas Rangers, Musgrove ditched his fastball and mostly relied on his secondary pitches, which