The Daily Iowan

Pete Ruden
Pete Ruden is the Sports Editor at the DI, where he has worked since the beginning of his college career. He has covered a variety of sports at the DI, including football, men's basketball, baseball, wrestling, and men's tennis. Currently a junior, he served as a sports reporter his freshman year, before becoming the Assistant Sports Editor his sophomore year.

Pete Ruden, Sports Editor

Dec 15, 2018
Hawkeyes display defensive dominance in win over Panthers (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
Hawkeye men’s hoops readies for final Hy-Vee Classic battle against Panthers (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
Iowa football report card: Quarterbacks (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
Iowa football report card: Wide receivers and tight ends (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
Iowa football will try to establish postseason winning streak (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
Iowa football report cards: Linebackers (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Iowa football report card: Offensive line (Story)
Dec 09, 2018
Former Hawkeye George Kittle nearly breaks NFL record (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Iowa shows fight in feisty win over Iowa State (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson wins John Mackey Award (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Iowa linebacker Mends to pursue graduate transfer (Story)
Dec 02, 2018
Iowa men’s basketball looks to move on after first loss (Story)
Dec 01, 2018
Stoll’s return boosts Hawkeye wrestling to Cy-Hawk victory (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
Gary Dolphin to remain with Iowa men’s basketball, Barta says (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
Noah Fant to skip senior season, enter NFL Draft (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Kirk Ferentz to appear on Barstool Sports’ “Pardon My Take” (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Fran McCaffery responds to Dolphin comments (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Hockenson, Fant highlight Hawkeye presence in All-Big Ten offense (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Bohannon, Wieskamp lead Iowa’s 3-point barrage (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Kaleb Young snags Big Ten honor (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Kemerer to miss 2018-19 season after surgery (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Iowa football churns out solid numbers despite falling short of preseason goals (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Iowa defensive back Josh Turner announces intent to transfer (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Gustafson nabs third consecutive Big Ten weekly honor (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Anthony Nelson earns Big Ten recognition (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
Iowa men’s hoops destroys Alabama State, 105-78 (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
One-on-one with Hawkeye lineman Tristan Wirfs (Story)
Nov 19, 2018
Hockenson, Espenesa honored following Iowa’s thrashing of Illinois (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Spencer Lee shines in Iowa wrestling’s home-opener (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
3 former Iowa football players present new Hawkeye podcast (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Hawkeye men’s hoops silences Ducks in New York (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Iowa football looks to improve run while getting back to the basics (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Dailey set to lead Iowa men’s basketball defensively (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Hawkeye cross-country’s Nathan Mylenek qualifies for NCAAs (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Garza, Baer lead Iowa hoops past Green Bay (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
College Football Week 11: Michigan sits atop the Big Ten (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Hawkeye basketball shines on defense in season-opener (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Iowa men’s basketball set to share in season-opener (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Ruden: It’s time to legalize sports betting in Iowa (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Gustafson earns place on Wooden Award Watch List (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Hawkeye offense shows improvement in loss to Boilermakers (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Wieskamp shows potential in exhibition win over Guilford (Story)
Nov 03, 2018
Hawkeyes fall to Boilermakers, hurting Big Ten Championship hopes (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle out with broken hand (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
By the numbers: Purdue (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Iowa’s offense attempts to step up in close (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Iowa basketball set to improve on stats (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Iowa running back Mekhi Sargent sparks Hawkeye run game (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Makenzie Meyer (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
One-on-One with Hawkeye safety Geno Stone (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Iowa football’s defensive line remains strong, steady (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Gustafson named Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
One-on-One with Hawkeye wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Ranked Hawkeyes aim to stop Terrapin ground attack (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
Fant, Hockenson share Tight End of the Week honor (Story)
Oct 14, 2018
Hawkeye offense shows improvement halfway through season (Story)
Oct 14, 2018
Iowa QB Nate Stanley earns Walter Camp Player of the Week honors (Story)
Oct 13, 2018
Balanced Hawkeye offense leads Iowa in dominant win over Indiana (Story)
Oct 13, 2018
Halftime reactions – Iowa vs. Indiana (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Hawkeye Nick Easley shares special relationship with brother Matt Easley (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
New number represents Tyler Cook’s growth (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Iowa defense remains strong despite shifts (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Iowa wrestling’s Stoll, Turk suspended for season-opener (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Hawkeye soccer prepares for conference-leading Nebraska (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
College Football Week 6: Nebraska falls to bottom of Big Ten (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Three ways Iowa football can improve coming out of bye week (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Nick Easley (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Iowa running back Kyshaun Bryan to transfer (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Iowa women’s golf stays home, men hit the road (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Quarterbacks step up as Big Ten play gains momentum (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Iowa linebacker Nick Niemann to miss time with leg injury (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Hawkeye wrestling’s Sam Stoll suspended for season-opener (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Iowa baseball moves on following departures (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
DITV: Kyle Crowl leaves UI baseball program (Story)
Sep 23, 2018
Hornibrook’s big day against Hawkeye football comes at a big time (Story)
Sep 23, 2018
Special-team mistakes cost Iowa in loss to Wisconsin (Story)
Sep 22, 2018
Halftime reactions – Wisconsin vs. Iowa (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Iowa shortstop Kyle Crowl leaves Hawkeye baseball (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Iowa baseball crushes Southeastern in fall ball opener (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
By the numbers: Wisconsin (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
Iowa golf teams find two different results (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
A.J. Epenesa (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
Iowa football notebook: defensive line, injury update, and preparing for the 3-4 (Story)
Sep 16, 2018
Iowa women’s golf heads to Tennessee for second tournament (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Hawkeye men’s golf hitting at ‘home’ (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
One-on-one with Hawkeye safety Jake Gervase (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
A healthy Luka Garza is key for Iowa basketball (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Nebraska’s Scott Frost takes loss in first game at Husker helm (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Iowa-Wisconsin football game time announced (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Epenesa wins Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Iowa basketball’s Garza out indefinitely following surgery (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Hawkeye wide receiver Smith-Marsette takes difficult path to show ability, personality (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Iowa prepares for Montgomery, Iowa State without film (Story)
Sep 03, 2018
Hawkeye defense proves its worth in season-opener against Northern Illinois (Story)
Sep 01, 2018
Halftime reactions — Northern Illinois vs. Iowa (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
Shine wins X-C’s Hawkeye Invitational (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
Ranking Kirk Ferentz’s top 10 wins (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
The DI’s Big Ten rankings: Week 1 (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Iowa football’s future schedules released (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Hawkeye football receivers and running backs build experience heading into Week 1 (Story)
Aug 28, 2018
Football by the numbers: Northern Illinois (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
AD Barta, Iowa baseball’s Heller receive contract amendments (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Hawkeyes taking advantage of running-back trio (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Young Hawkeye cornerbacks ready to prove worth (Story)
Aug 21, 2018
Iowa tight end Noah Fant named AP first-team All-American (Story)
Aug 21, 2018
Previewing Iowa basketball’s non-conference schedule (Story)
Aug 11, 2018
Kirk Ferentz Speaks at Kids Day (Story)
Jul 31, 2018
Brandon Snyder leaving football program (Story)
Jul 26, 2018
Iowa air attack taking steps in the right direction (Story)
Jul 25, 2018
Takeaways from Day 2 of Big Ten media days (Story)
Jul 24, 2018
Kirk Ferentz speaks at Big Ten media days (Story)
Jul 24, 2018
Highlights from Day 1 of Big Ten Media Days (Story)
Jul 17, 2018
Defensive line set to play key role for Hawkeyes (Story)
Jul 11, 2018
Wisconsin sets sights on 2018 playoffs (Story)
Jun 27, 2018
Iowa seeks to keep winning after losing production (Story)
Jun 15, 2018
Stanley’s potential shines entering Year 2 (Story)
Jun 11, 2018
2018 Hawkeyes take to professional play and summer leagues (Story)
Jun 06, 2018
Milwaukee Brewers draft Brady Schanuel in 27th round (Story)
Jun 06, 2018
Zach Daniels selected by Atlanta Braves in 19th round (Story)
Jun 06, 2018
Nick Allgeyer taken by Toronto Blue Jays in 12th round (Story)
Jun 05, 2018
Washington Nationals draft Tyler Cropley in eighth round (Story)
Jun 05, 2018
Robert Neustrom selected by Baltimore Orioles in MLB Draft (Story)
May 30, 2018
Tyler Cook returns to Iowa for junior season (Story)
May 24, 2018
Lack of offensive production proves costly for Hawkeyes (Story)
May 23, 2018
Iowa loses to Michigan in Big Ten Tournament opener (Story)
May 08, 2018
The numbers look bright for Iowa baseball’s future (Story)
May 08, 2018
Hawkeyes need to keep winning as gauntlet lets up (Story)
May 07, 2018
Hawkeyes hammer No. 12 Cowboys in important series win (Story)
May 05, 2018
Iowa baseball downs No. 12 Oklahoma State to even series (Story)
May 03, 2018
Point/Counterpoint: Deciding Iowa’s X-factor against Oklahoma State (Story)
May 03, 2018
Iowa searching for help on mound in wake of McDonald injury (Story)
May 02, 2018
Cropley shining bright as offensive star (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Baseball prepares for SEC’s Tigers (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Undrafted free agents find homes (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
Iowa ends Michigan’s 20-game winning streak (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
Josh Jackson selected by Green Bay Packers in NFL Draft (Story)
Apr 26, 2018
Iowa’s bats show off in win over Milwaukee (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
Despite Josh Jackson’s departure, secondary shows depth (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
Hawkeyes salvage series against Gophers with Sunday win (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Iowa pitching staff combines for 1-hitter in win over Northern Illinois (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Ruden: Pacers are one of the most underrated teams in NBA (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Point/Counterpoint: The NBA Finals: which team will come out on top? (Story)
Apr 16, 2018
Baseball goes 1-1 in doubleheader against Nebraska (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Diamonds are forever with Heller magic (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
No quarterback controversy this year, but some question marks remain (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Special teams play big role as spring game approaches (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
Team USA wins UWW World Cup gold (Story)
Apr 08, 2018
Dake leads USA to gold medal dual (Story)
Apr 07, 2018
Gilman falls, but USA downs Japan, 7-3 (Story)
Apr 07, 2018
Team USA dominates India in first dual of wrestling World Cup (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
Midweek baseball games prove worth during weekend (Story)
Apr 04, 2018
Hawkeyes look to keep bats going against Vikings (Story)
Apr 04, 2018
Wrestling World Cup all about Red, White, and Blue (Story)
Mar 30, 2018
Whelan seeks to keep hot streak going against Illinois (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Iowa uses 10 arms in win over Bradley (Story)
Mar 28, 2018
Iowa to try to keep momentum rolling against Bradley (Story)
Mar 27, 2018
Hawkeyes not invited to the NFL Combine relish Pro Day opportunity (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Guzzo’s walk-off lifts Hawkeyes over Duhawks (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
Spring depth chart brings changes to Iowa football (Story)
Mar 20, 2018
Iowa wrestling aims toward the top (Story)
Mar 20, 2018
PCP: Who will win the NCAA Tournament? (Story)
Mar 17, 2018
Iowa takes third, Lee takes first at NCAA Championships (Story)
Mar 17, 2018
Lee wins NCAA title (Story)
Mar 17, 2018
Sorensen’s All-American career comes to an end (Story)
Mar 16, 2018
What happened, what’s next: NCAA Championships Session 4 (Story)
Mar 16, 2018
Lee reaches finals at NCAAs with pin of Tomasello (Story)
Mar 16, 2018
Freshmen lead Iowa to semifinals at NCAAs (Story)
Mar 15, 2018
What happened, what’s next: NCAA Championships Session 2 (Story)
Mar 15, 2018
What happened, what’s next: NCAA Championships Session 1 (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
Bohannon displays toughness during rough season (Story)
Mar 04, 2018
Retherford keeps Sorensen from seeing gold again (Story)
Mar 03, 2018
What happened, what’s next: Big Ten Championships Session 2 (Story)
Mar 03, 2018
Marinelli upset highlights Session 1 at Big Tens (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Hawkeye baseball heads to Birmingham (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Iowa exits Big Ten Tournament in heartbreaking fashion (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
Hawkeyes down Illinois in Big Ten Tournament, look to Michigan (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Elion leads Hawkeyes to victory in home-opener (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
Uhl keeps leading despite limited playing time (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Hawkeyes host Wildcats in regular-season finale (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
Minnesota beats Iowa despite Hawkeyes’ strong second half (Story)
Feb 19, 2018
Point/Counterpoint: Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon, the point guard? (Story)
Feb 19, 2018
Hawkeyes sweep season-opening series (Story)
Feb 17, 2018
Indiana tops Iowa in second-half thriller (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
Iowa baseball opens season in Florida (Story)
Feb 15, 2018
Michigan takes care of Iowa in easy fashion (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Schanuel set for first season as Hawkeye (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
Ohio State smothers Iowa in dominant win (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
Iowa baseball is back and ready to defend Big Ten Tournament title (Story)
Feb 08, 2018
National Signing Day, new coach focus of football (Story)
Feb 06, 2018
Hawkeyes showcase fight in tough loss to Spartans (Story)
Feb 06, 2018
Iowa begins stretch of ranked opponents with Michigan State. (Story)
Feb 02, 2018
Iowa tries to pick up a winning streak against Penn State (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
Shooting, defense key in Hawkeyes’ victory over Gophers (Story)
Jan 27, 2018
No defense, no win for Iowa hoops (Story)
Jan 23, 2018
Garza, Cook slow Happ down, lead Hawkeyes to victory (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Iowa’s poor defense prevalent in loss to Purdue (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
Hot shooting leads Boilermakers past Hawkeyes (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
Iowa dismantled by Rutgers on the road (Story)
Jan 07, 2018
Iowa still searching for first Big Ten win after loss to Maryland (Story)
Jan 04, 2018
Tyler Cook brightens Iowa’s dim offense (Story)
Jan 02, 2018
Wolverines trounce Hawkeyes as Big Ten play resumes (Story)
Dec 29, 2017
Iowa continues winning streak by crushing Northern Illinois (Story)
Dec 16, 2017
Iowa downs Drake in Hy-Vee Classic, 90-64 (Story)
Dec 15, 2017
Hawkeyes, Bulldogs set to do battle in Des Moines (Story)
Dec 13, 2017
Rising up Dailey (Story)
Dec 10, 2017
Garza, Hawkeyes, bounce back against Southern (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
Question marks remain after Iowa’s loss to Iowa State (Story)
Dec 05, 2017
Iowa falls to 0-2 in conference play after a 77-64 loss to Indiana (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
Iowa opens Big Ten play on the court against Penn State (Story)
Nov 28, 2017
Numbers show Iowa’s dominance over Nebraska (Story)
Nov 27, 2017
Iowa drops two in the Cayman Islands (Story)
Nov 22, 2017
Iowa picks up first tournament win over UAB (Story)
Nov 21, 2017
Iowa gets upset again in the Cayman Islands (Story)
Nov 18, 2017
Senior Day loss leaves sour taste in Iowa’s mouth (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
One last go-around in Kinnick for Iowa seniors (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
Iowa men’s hoops beats Grambling State in first close game of the season (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
One on one with Drake Kulick (Story)
Nov 14, 2017
Hawkeyes’ loss against Wisconsin a historic letdown (Story)
Nov 13, 2017
Iowa basketball shows balanced offense, solid defense in win over Alabama State (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Iowa shoots the lights out in season-opening win (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Josh Jackson making Iowa secondary primary (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Around the Big Ten: Week 11 power rankings (Story)
Nov 04, 2017
Tight end connection becomes apparent in win over third-ranked Buckeyes (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
Iowa football wins in more than one way (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
Freshmen help Iowa take down William Jewell, 105-81 (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
Iowa primed to take Carver floor in exhibition game (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
One on one with Amani Hooker (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
Floyd and ground attack go hand in hand (Story)
Oct 22, 2017
Iowa football’s focus shifts to remaining five games after loss (Story)
Oct 21, 2017
Iowa’s offense goes flat in loss to Northwestern (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Around the Big Ten: Week 8 power rankings (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Stanley grows after first few starts as Hawkeyes QB (Story)
Oct 17, 2017
Freshmen come into Iowa men’s basketball season with big opportunity (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Iowa football’s mid-season report cards: Quarterback (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
Iowa football’s mid-season report cards: wide receivers/tight ends (Story)
Oct 11, 2017
Iowa football’s mid-season report cards: linebackers (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Iowa football’s mid-season report cards: the offensive line (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Iowa picks up first Big Ten win before crucial bye week (Story)
Oct 07, 2017
Snyder bounces back after ACL injury (Story)
Oct 06, 2017
By the numbers: Illinois (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Injuries hurt Hawkeye offense, defense (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
Iowa football offers less than stellar numbers against Spartans (Story)
Sep 29, 2017
Hawkeyes look to take Spartans down (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
After loss to Penn State, Iowa football numbers offer some light (Story)
Sep 22, 2017
Around the Big Ten: Week 4 power rankings (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
Hawkeye football takes down Mean Green, awaits Big Ten foe (Story)
Sep 06, 2017
Big Ten is back (Story)
Sep 05, 2017
Defense leads the charge against Wyoming (Story)
Sep 02, 2017
Iowa wins first game of season, tops Wyoming, 24-3 (Story)
Aug 29, 2017
Stanley earns starting spot (Story)
Aug 24, 2017
Japan takes down USA for first loss (Story)
Aug 21, 2017
Wild West in wideout land (Story)
Aug 12, 2017
Stanley shines at Kids’ Day (Story)
Jul 26, 2017
Plenty of challenges for Wolverines (Story)
Jun 27, 2017
Royals steam into the Central race (Story)
May 08, 2017
Baseball knocks off Spartans (Story)
May 03, 2017
Hawks’ McCoy much more than real (Story)
Apr 24, 2017
Hello to high-low for baseball (Story)
Oct 20, 2016
Men’s tennis heads to Stillwater (Story)
Oct 10, 2016
Hawkeyes wrap up Notre Dame tourney (Story)