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  1. 2014 College Football Preview: The Big 12

    Holly Anderson

    W ith the 2014 college football campaign looming and the preseason in full swing, let's take one last whip around the FBS to top off our talking points, shall we? Previously: the SEC, the ACC, the Pac-1...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  2. Vote Hoiberg

    Charles P. Pierce

    The end of Sunday's game was impossibly frantic, but the Mayor kept his cool. Fred Hoiberg is such a fixture in Ames, Iowa, that he has been called the Mayor since his playing days at Iowa State, and Ames is not a town with a lot of fixtures tha...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  3. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings

    Mark Titus

    Nebraska beat Michigan State in East Lansing. Arizona State beat Arizona in double overtime. Virginia narrowly escaped Virginia Tech. Villanova needed double overtime to beat Providence. Kansas needed Andrew Wiggins to beat Texas Tech. Shabazz Napier...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  4. Escalating Mike Davis: The Week Ahead in Ill-Advised Texas Longho...

    Holly Anderson

    Texas Longhorns wide receiver Mike Davis had himself an unacceptably intimate encounter with the knees of Iowa State defensive back Deon Broomfield during Thursday night's Longhorns-Cyclones game: Broomfield shared his thoughts on the incident...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  5. About Last Weekend: It's a Mad, Mad, March Madness World

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy soothing your aching joints with an old-fashioned Epsom salt soak, here's what you missed in sports last weekend. The NCAA tournament Sweet 16 is set, and the biggest story thus far has been the run of Florida Gulf Coast Un...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Lakers Can't Break Even

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out stocking up on discounted Swedish meatballs, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. George Karl's Denver Nuggets continued their torrid offensive play as they beat the Los Angeles Lakers at home, 119-108, to deny the La...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  7. About Last Night: Rock, Chalk, OT, Then Jayhawk

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out doing some very last-minute ballot-box stuffing for the People's Choice Awards, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Kansas avoided an upset in their Big-12 opener beating Iowa State, 97-89, in overtime, as freshma...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  8. College Football Misery Index 4: Iowa State, Kentucky, and Illino...

    Ian Cohen

    Let's overlook the dearth of tremendous, season-altering upsets and what is almost certainly the least-compelling batch of Heisman candidates of the past several years. College football has seasonal affective disorder. Just something about the sun go...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  9. Your Semi-Ignorant Guide to College Football: Week 6

    Shane Ryan

    I'm not sure the world is ready to handle too much serious discussion about Duke football, so I'll make this quick. All I ask is that you look at these rankings. OK, not at the rankings themselves; look a little lower, the "also receiving votes" sect...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  10. Hockumentary: Draft Day With Royce White

    Jonathan Hock

    Back in June, we spent 24 hours with Royce White on the day of the NBA draft, which doubled as the biggest day of his life. For us, Royce (a 6-foot-8 forward from Iowa State) was the most suspenseful and important story in the draft — someone b...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  11. On the road with NBA draft prospect Royce White

    Jonathan Abrams

    The silky Iowa State forward is rising on draft boards — but are teams still wary of his struggles with anxiety disorder?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  12. NCAA Tournament Predictions: Buzzcuts Edition

    Mark Titus

    We asked Mark Titus for five predictions before Thursday's March Madness games. Here's what he had to say about tonight's matchups ... Half of last year's Final Four will lose This year, the most popular 12-over-5 pick seems to be VCU over Wic...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  13. About Last Weekend: A Marathon Down Under

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Novak Djokovic outlasted Rafael Nadal in the longest Australian Open championship in history, winning in five sets to capture his third straight Gran...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  14. College Football: The Rivalry Week Spectacular

    Shane Ryan

    Rivalry Week is here, and there's a lot more at stake than just pride. Which is great because, really, who cares about pride? Most of us threw that out the window when we went on welfare just so we could afford HBO. It's the American story, folks. Do...

    Blog | November 23, 2011