This Sunday, the Denver Broncos face the Seattle Seahawks in the first-ever outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl. Today on River to River, how did the football biz get so big? And, what is it like to play or be a referee in a high profile game?
The story of Heisman Trophy winner Nile Kinnick is widely known; an outstanding young athlete who died before his time. But the very first winner of the Heisman was also from Iowa. Host Charity Nebbe and biographer Brian Cooper discuss the life and times of Jay Berwanger. Berwanger was the son of a blacksmith in Dubuque who almost didn't go to college. He ended
As students prepare for classes, the social studies classroom in Iowa’s public schools might be a little different than it was when you were in school. Today on River to River, we talk about the modern social studies classroom with the Iowa teacher that won a 2013 American Civic Education Teacher Award. And as high school football practices are starting, we talk with a coach that’s using new technology to assess concussions in athletes.