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The Future of College Sports

posted on February 14, 2014 03:36 PM

The Future of College Sports Play Video Jamie Pollard, athletic director at Iowa State University, and Gary Barta, athletic director at the University of Iowa, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the future of college sports, including conference realignment, and the influence of money and politics on modern-day... Watch Full Episode

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard both say they want to continue the Iowa-Iowa State rivalry as long as possible. They say the only thing that could change that over time might be conference-related obligations that would... Watch Story

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in.

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in. Play Video College athletes should not be considered employees of the schools and paid under a labor agreement, say Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard and University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta. Both Pollard and Barta say other improvements can be made to help student-athletes... Watch Story

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape?

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape? Play Video Athletic Directors Jamie Pollard (Iowa State) and Gary Barta (Iowa) acknowledge that the Cyclones and Hawkeyes have uphill climbs to compete for national championships in football and basketball, due to recruiting challenges, demographics, location, etc. However, both men believe it can be done at... Watch Story

Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta says a cap on coaches' salaries would make his job easier. However, he and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard agree that the market drives high salaries for coaches and the money pays off in the long run with recruits and overall... Watch Story

Special Edition: Concussions in Iowa Sports

posted on October 4, 2013 05:27 PM

Special Edition: Concussions in Iowa Sports Play Video Tom Wilson (Head Coach & Athletic Director at Dowling Catholic High School), Marv Cook (Head Football Coach at Iowa City Regina High School; former U of I and NFL tight end), and Dr. Andy Peterson (Director, University of Iowa sports concussion program) discuss the impact of sports concussions... Watch Full Episode

At what age should kids start playing tackle football?

posted on October 4, 2013 04:51 PM

At what age should kids start playing tackle football? Play Video High school football coaches Tom Wilson (Dowling Catholic) and Marv Cook (Iowa City Regina) talk about youth development programs and what is the appropriate age for kids to start playing tackle football. Watch Story

Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions

posted on October 4, 2013 04:47 PM

Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions Play Video Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, says helmets and other protective gear have no impact on whether an athlete may suffer a concussion. Protective equipment does help prevent death and other injuries,... Watch Story

Can football be completely safe and still be football?

posted on October 4, 2013 04:35 PM

Can football be completely safe and still be football? Play Video Marv Cook, standout University of Iowa and NFL tight end and Iowa City Regina High School football coach, and Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, say there's no way to make football 100 percent safe.... Watch Story

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