Randy Peterson, USA TODAY

Randy Peterson

USA TODAY

Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
Past:
  • Detroit Free Press
  • The Des Moines Register
  • IC Press-Citizen
  • USA TODAY HSS
  • North Jersey News
  • News-Leader
  • Journal & Courier

Recent articles by Randy:

Iowa State standout Tyrese Haliburton out for the season with broken wrist

Iowa State star Tyrese Haliburton will miss the rest of the season after fracturing a bone in his left wrist Saturday against Kansas State. → Read More

Big 12 power rankings: Oklahoma, Baylor ready to settle who's best in the conference

Oklahoma, Baylor lead the Big 12 power rankings. The only major question remaining is does Saturday’s winner reach the College Football Playoff? → Read More

Michigan basketball dances onto national radar behind Jon Teske's monster game

Michigan Wolverines' Jon Teske collected 19 points, 15 rebounds and 4 blocks in upset of Gonzaga in Battle 4 Atlantis → Read More

Michigan basketball crushes No. 7 Gonzaga, 82-64, to win Battle 4 Atlantis title

Michigan basketball is looking dominant seven games into the Juwan Howard era. → Read More

'He's the man': Iowa State's Tyrese Haliburton is great ... and he knows it.

Iowa State's Tyrese Haliburton was an assist shy of a triple-double in the Battle 4 Atlantis against Alabama → Read More

Michigan basketball's upset of UNC at Battle 4 Atlantis garners praise for Juwan Howard

Michigan coach Juwan Howard outwits veteran as Wolverines advance to Battle 4 Atlantis championship against Gonzaga. → Read More

Eli Brooks leads Michigan basketball to upset of North Carolina, 73-64

Michigan Wolverines hold off North Carolina for an upset in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas → Read More

Michigan’s Zavier Simpson was headed to Iowa State until a 'situation happened'

Michigan basketball's Zavier Simpson was very close to playing for Steve Prohm at Iowa State. Here's what happened. → Read More

Big 12 power rankings: Assessing what's in play in final week of regular season

Now that it’s been confirmed that Oklahoma and Baylor would meet on Dec. 7 in the Big 12’s championship game, what’s in it for the teams? → Read More

Big 12 power rankings: Conference title game should be a wild one

Oklahoma and Baylor lead the Big 12 power rankings and also lead the conference with 6-1 records. Iowa State, Texas and Oklahoma State all trail. → Read More

Big 12 power rankings: Baylor and Oklahoma to settle No. 1 spot this week

The Big 12 is heading toward a Baylor-Oklahoma conference championship game. Plain and not to simple, after their hold-your-breath victories Saturday. → Read More

Big 12 power rankings: Unbeaten Baylor is Rhuling over conference

As long as Baylor continues to eek out wins, coach Matt Rhule’s team will keep lead on Oklahoma in atop the USA Today Network’s Big 12 power rankings. → Read More

Opinion: What the NCAA means with its name, image, likeness decision

The NCAA’s Board of Governors suggested it was open to letting college athletes make money. So let's try to decipher what its statement means. → Read More

Big 12 Power rankings: Baylor now No. 1 and rest of league shuffled after chaotic Saturday

A Saturday that saw Oklahoma and other favorites loss has shaken up the Big 12 power rankings. Baylor now leads the Sooners with Kansas State third. → Read More

Fan falls from upper deck of Iowa State's stadium during Saturday game vs. Oklahoma State

An unidentified fan fell from Jack Trice Stadium's upper deck to the lower deck during Saturday's Iowa State-Oklahoma State football game → Read More

Bill Self on job status as NCAA investigates Kansas? 'I'm really not concerned'

Kansas received an NCAA notice of allegations in late September, in the wake of accusations of major violations tied to recruiting. → Read More

Big 12 Power Rankings: Can anyone challenge Oklahoma this season? Baylor passes Texas

Oklahoma continues to dominate the Big 12 power rankings, but Baylor moved behind the Sooners as Texas slipped after a close defeat of Kansas. → Read More

Big 12 power rankings: Matt Rhule, Baylor moving up after weekend to remember

Baylor made a big gain in this week's Big 12 power rankings after college football's first month of season. Iowa State, Kansas State fell after losses. → Read More

Iowa State, Iowa ADs issue joint statement following Hawkeye band allegations, ask for better fan behavior

Iowa State and Iowa athletic directors issue a joint statement about Saturday's alleged harassment of the Iowa marching band. → Read More

Peterson final thoughts: Mistakes doom Iowa State in a most curious Cy-Hawk battle

Peterson: Iowa State's loss to Iowa on Saturday was mostly self-inflicted. → Read More