Hot off the presses, a release was issued this morning from the multimedia rights manager for University of Iowa Athletics.

The statement said the following:

Hawkeye Sports Properties announced it will reinstate play-by-play announcer Gary Dolphin beginning with coverage of the football spring practice. Dolphin will also return for the 2019-2020 football and men's basketball seasons."


Dolphin's suspension will run until the current basketball season is over.

Gary Dolphin was suspended Friday, February 22 for an inappropriate comment made about Maryland player Bruno Fernando during the February 19th basketball game in Iowa City. During the radio postgame, Dolphin said, "Fernando was King King at the end of the game."  Fernando had a tip-in with seven seconds remaining that allowed Michigan to beat Iowa 66-65.

Dolphin and Athletics Director Gary Barta will be holding a press conference today at 3 p.m. at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

[Source: Hawkeye Sports Properties Management]

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