FOOTBALL McKewon: Hawkeyes' new digs show they're thinking big

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Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:00 am | Updated: 11:53 pm, Tue Jun 24, 2014.

IOWA CITY — Cranes, wrecking balls and men in hard hats practically surround Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium.

On the east side of the stadium, the University of Iowa is rebuilding its Children’s Hospital. On the west, the Hawkeyes are finishing a facility upgrade that was long past due and finally reflects the giant salary paid to coach Kirk Ferentz and the desire to win the Big Ten.

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