Former New York Giant Flees On Scooter From Police, Gets Tazed

Tyler Sash, a safety who played two seasons for the New York Giants, wasn't able to evade police via scooter at around 1 a.m. last Saturday. » 5/13/14 8:00pm 5/13/14 8:00pm

High School Basketball Player Makes A Wild, Unintentional Bounce Shot

Logan Jurgensmeier of Hinton (Iowa) was only trying to keep the ball in play against Sioux City West (Iowa), but his bad bounce pass turned into an accidental two points when it kissed off of the rim and spun in. Jurgensmeier looks as baffled as the rest of us. » 1/19/14 12:38pm 1/19/14 12:38pm

Which TV Market's Getting Screwed Today? Your Week 14 NFL Viewing Maps

Iowa Man Accused Of Drunk Driving, Fighting Police While Naked

Matthew Roberts from Iowa City, Iowa, was arrested Tuesday morning after fleeing the scene of a car crash. That wasn't the end of his night, however. » 11/28/13 3:15pm 11/28/13 3:15pm

Alleged Female Idiot On The Field Blows .341 BAC, Has Amazing Twitter

An Idiot on the Field might have made history for being the drunkest Idiot ever recorded as she allegedly tried to jump onto the field during Saturday's Northern Illinois-Iowa game in Iowa City. » 9/01/13 4:03pm 9/01/13 4:03pm

Here's Jim Carrey On A School Bus With A High School Baseball Team

So last Tuesday, Iowa's Pella High School baseball team played their final game of the regular season against Fairfield. They got smoked, 7-1. After their loss, they stopped at a Fairfield Burger King for ice cream. This is where our story begins. » 7/20/13 10:00am 7/20/13 10:00am

Which TV Market Is Getting Screwed This Sunday? An Analysis Of Week 16…

The NFL's regional programming rules are famously byzantine, but luckily the506.com cuts through the bullshit for you, providing weekly maps that allow us to answer the only question that really matters: Which fans are the most screwed this Sunday? » 12/21/12 4:10pm 12/21/12 4:10pm

Powerball Winners Will Fund New High School Football Stadium Only If…

When you win a $200 million-plus lottery, you can pretty much screw with people however you want, especially if you're willing to pony up for something they really want or need. Take Brian and Mary Lohse, who won a Powerball jackpot some three months ago and finally decided they would make a hefty $3 million donation… » 12/18/12 8:15pm 12/18/12 8:15pm

One-Handed Beer Football Returns, In PBR Bowl X

For a decade now they've been gathering at 2 p.m. on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. There's no planning, there's no invite—"Everybody just knows to come," says one of the event's founders. They're inexorably drawn by the twin siren songs of American: beer, and football. » 11/30/12 11:15am 11/30/12 11:15am

Readers: Let's Come Up With A Less Awful Trophy For The Winner Of…

Now that the Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board have abandoned their ill-fated agrarian-robot-family-allegory design for the Cy-Hawk Trophy, how will the victors in the annual football showdown between Iowa and Iowa State know they've won? Please help bail out the corn industry by… » 8/24/11 2:20pm 8/24/11 2:20pm

Iowa Gives Coaching Award To Man Whose Workout Sent 13 Players To The…

Back in January, 13 Iowa football players were hospitalized for treatment of "exertional rhabdomyolysis," or an "acute breakdown of muscle fibers resulting in the release of muscle fiber contents (myoglobin) into the bloodstream." Basically, the Hawkeyes were pushed too hard in their workout routine, which was… » 4/25/11 11:50am 4/25/11 11:50am

Cassy Herkelman Is The Bigger Person In The 112-Pound Weight Class

This week, a God-fearin' home-schooled young man named Joel Northrup refused to face Cassy Herkelman in the ring because his faith doesn't allow men wrasslin' ladies. In a statement issued by his host school (because public high school athletic departments in Iowa have public relations experts?), Northrup explained… » 2/18/11 7:30pm 2/18/11 7:30pm

Something Officially Went Down At Iowa

ESPN reports that two of Iowa's running backs will not play in the Insight Bowl. The Hawkeyes suspended sophomore Adam Robinson for "failing to comply with team expectations and policies," and sophomore Jewel Hampton left the team on his own volition. » 12/13/10 8:00pm 12/13/10 8:00pm

Bring Me The Arm Of Lefty O'Doul

In 2007, the arm of a mannequin outside former San Francisco Seals manager Lefty O'Doul's bar was stolen. Yesterday, it came back. Along with a written and photographic record of its three-year hedonistic joyride across the Midwest. » 7/21/10 4:30pm 7/21/10 4:30pm

Iowa High School Umpire Knows How To Clear A Room

High school baseball umpires have a lot of options in handling disputes. They can give teams warnings, ask the audience to control themselves ... or just throw everyone out of the game. » 6/13/09 4:15pm 6/13/09 4:15pm

At Least One Person Still Collects Football Cards

I was not aware that anyone still manufactured or collected football cards—I kind of chose not to be aware—but the market is apparently still strong enough that an on-duty police officer recently felt compelled to shoplift some from a general store. » 5/21/09 1:00pm 5/21/09 1:00pm

Finish Your Anabolic Steroids Or There Will Be No Cartoons

Simply being hearty and cornfed is no longer enough of an edge for young Iowa athletes. Some dads feel that they've got to add a little something extra to their sons' morning Count Chocula. » 1/14/09 10:45am 1/14/09 10:45am

Your New Year’s Day Bowlkakke

Wake up, shitheads! Time for you to get up, swallow 15 Advil, put your pants back on, and stagger home like the dirty, filthy people you are. Here are the bowl games you’ll need to nurse that hangover… » 1/01/09 11:00am 1/01/09 11:00am

Morning Blogdome: Sick-Boy, With Tattoos Up And Down His Arms, Don't Ya…

Wayne Rooney's artistic forearm is something to snicker at:The feisty soccer lad just got hit his forearm all tatted-up and it pays tribute to the Stereophonics album, "Just Enough Education to Perform." Interesting choice. But Rooney's questionable tattoo doesn't even come close to some of the ridiculous body art… » 7/10/08 10:15am 7/10/08 10:15am