A daily collection of links on the Cyclones and sports in general.
KNOTT'S PROMISE. I wouldn't bet against Jake. Would you? (Be sure to check out the video, where Mel Kiper projects Jake Knott as a mid-round pick)
PODCAST WITH CRIMSON AND CREAM MACHINE. KnowDan jumped on the phone with the guys at Crimson and Cream Machine to chat about Iowa State-Oklahoma. Check it out.
CHRIS BABB SUSPENDED. Babb will miss the exhibition Sunday and 2 regular season games for a violation of team rules. Babb indicated it was from something that happened last season and is "good with it".
GEORGES NIANG: LAYUP MASTER. It's not a cool nickname, but it's probably accurate.
INVESTMENT PAYING OFF? Jamie Pollard's investment into the athletic program is paying big dividends.
EXHIBITION BLOWOUT. The women's basketball team started the season off in fine fashion, demolishing Northwest Missouri State 80-33 in an exhibition.
CAN USC RUIN OREGON'S SEASON? Bill Connelly looks at how USC could be the thorn in Oregon's side, again.
TCU WASN'T READY. Despite what Gary Patterson said, TCU just wasn't prepared to play 10 BCS level teams a year.
BEST WISHES TO MARCUS. We've been extolling the virtues of Jake Knott all week, but Marcus Lattimore is going through some stuff as well, and his personality has been shining through the turmoil.
WHO IS MACK BROWN? Barking Carnival has a look at who Mack Brown is as a coach.
IOWA STATE-OKLAHOMA PREVIEW! Kevin and Vince. Way better than Crimson And Cream Machine.