Kate Kole

Bio

Born and raised Iowan. Temporary Texan. Now residing on the East Coast. Crazy about yoga, dogs, college football, 'The Bachelor', and Nutella.

No Matter What, The State Of Iowa Will Always Be Proud Of The Hawkeyes

By Kate Kole
Iowa's loss to Michigan State at this past weekend's Big 10 Championship brought truth to the old cliché: Football is, in fact, a game of inches. As the Spartans fought their way through an impressive goal line stand into the end zone to take the…

Silence The Haters: 3 Reasons The Iowa Hawkeyes Deserve A Playoff Bid

By Kate Kole
Most of the conversation surrounding the Iowa football team this year has been focused on the argument that they aren't worthy of the spotlight, their ranking or, frankly, even being in discussion. Critics have called out their weak schedule, and…

8 Reasons Everyone Can't Wait For College Football Season To Return

By Kate Kole
I'd imagine Saturdays filled with day drinking, tailgating and the potential of Lee Corso dropping F-bombs on College GameDay are enough to get the average fan geared up for college football this fall. But, in case that still hasn't sold you, here…

Meant To Be Since Birth: 4 Ways Siblings Are Your Real Soul Mates

By Kate Kole
In case you missed it, today is National Siblings Day, hence your Instagram filled with #flashbackfriday candid shots of sisters in matching Umbros and side ponytails. Of course, there's more to the designated day than that. Our siblings are our…

These Hot March Madness Coaches Are The Real Elite 8 Of The Tournament

By Kate Kole
The stereotype I've often heard as a woman participating in March Madness selections is that we pick according to the cutest mascots, team colors and seeds. Personally, I fill out my bracket with history, talent, coaching and injuries in…

Why Being The March Madness Favorite May Be Kentucky's Kiss Of Death

By Kate Kole
There's no doubt about it: Kentucky is a college basketball powerhouse. In ways, the team seems borderline untouchable. While the other number-one seeds struggled and fought to win their conference tournaments over the weekend, or in Duke's case,…

40 And Fabulous: 8 Lessons Learned From Chelsea Handler

By Kate Kole
I'm like a grandma in more ways than one. I love Keds, power walking, baking muffins and I prefer to be asleep by 9 pm. There are few things, though, that merit staying up past my bedtime, and "Chelsea Lately" was definitely one of them. In the…

Man's Best Friend: How Pets Remind You What's Important In Life

By Kate Kole
Since we already have National Sibling, Nutella, Pancake, Pizza and Cupcake Day — and of course, Running Day (to combat the calories consumed on said food days) —, it's only appropriate that we should acknowledge our beloved animals and celebrate…

Battle For Tobacco Road: Why Duke-UNC Is America's Greatest Rivalry

By Kate Kole
Less than 10 miles stand between the University of North Carolina and Duke University. Wednesday night, the Tar Heels' Men's Basketball team will make the cross-town trip to a packed Cameron Stadium for their first highly-anticipated matchup of the…

Kentucky Is The Best Team In The Nation, But Will They Go Undefeated?

By Kate Kole
I still remember where I was sitting in 2005, eyes glued to the TV, as I witnessed the Illinois men's basketball team suffer their first nail-biting loss to an unranked Ohio State lineup after starting the season with a remarkable 29-0…

How Legendary UNC Coach Dean Smith Always Managed To Take The High Road

By Kate Kole
The world of sports often seems plagued by stories of scandal, cheating, hard partying and wrongdoings. Press conferences consume the airways denouncing players, coaches and administrators who took the wrong paths and got caught doing so. Yet, in…