basketball http://iowapublicradio.org en News Buzz: Cyclones at the Sweet 16 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-cyclones-sweet-16 <p>Host Ben Kieffer talks with Iowa Public Radio's Des Moines correspondent <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/people/rick-fredericksen">Rick Fredricksen</a> about how lobotomies became common practice for curing PTSD in Iowa veterans after WWII.&nbsp; Also, the Des Moines Register's <a href="https://twitter.com/Bryce_A_Miller">Bryce Miller</a> discusses the Cyclones in the Sweet 16, and the <a href="http://www.press-citizen.com/article/20140328/NEWS01/140328001/UI-spokesman-Girls-episode-turned-down-protect-university-s-reputation">University of Iowa turns down</a> HBO's <a href="http://www. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:59:02 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Katherine Perkins, Sarah Boden & Ben Stanton 38270 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Cyclones at the Sweet 16 News Buzz: Sports Edition http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-sports-edition <p>March Madness has returned and several Iowa teams are doing well.&nbsp; Des Moines Register sports columnist <a href="https://twitter.com/Bryce_A_Miller">Bryce Miller</a> discusses this year's tournament.</p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 03:29:17 +0000 Ben Stanton & Sarah Boden 37935 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Sports Edition Teen Drivers, 51%, Ice on a River, Ice Over Fish http://iowapublicradio.org/post/teen-drivers-51-ice-river-ice-over-fish <p>For this News Buzz show, Ben Kieffer talks with a variety of guests about new jobs numbers, the 51% four-year graduation rate at the University of Iowa, Matt Schultz running for congress, the Director of Iowa's Public Health Department resigning, new rules for teen drivers, concerns about ice on the Missouri River, an ice fishing update, and the remarkable beginning for ISU Cyclone men's and women's basketball.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 34694 at http://iowapublicradio.org Teen Drivers, 51%, Ice on a River, Ice Over Fish Remembering the Legendary Johnny Orr http://iowapublicradio.org/post/remembering-legendary-johnny-orr <p>Legendary Cyclone basketball coach Johnny Orr passed away on Tuesday at the age of 86. Today on Talk of Iowa, we remember Coach Orr.</p><p>Host Charity Nebbe talks with Bryce Miller, Des Moines Register Sports Columnist, Jim Hallihan, former assistant coach for ISU Basketball, Bump Elliot, former Athletic Director at the University of Iowa, and Jeff Hornacek who played for Orr and is now Head Coach of the Phoenix Suns. We also hear stories from listeners.</p><p></p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 18:03:29 +0000 Charity Nebbe 34373 at http://iowapublicradio.org Remembering the Legendary Johnny Orr The Iowa Cornets http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-cornets <p></p><p></p><p>The WNBA opens play this weekend and former University of Iowa player Tangela Smith will be in uniform for the San Antonio Silver Stars. It was here in Iowa, 34 years ago, where women's professional basketball was born. We look back at charter team and its biggest star. Historic audio from the Iowa Women's Archives.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 May 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 1763 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Iowa Cornets