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The Mid-Morning Dump - 7/16/14

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RECHARGED. Fred Hoiberg's pacemaker replacement was a success and Mayor Dreamy is back in Ames.

MOAR GOOD HANDS. Cory Morrissey is a nominee for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

WHO SHOULD CALL IT. A few days old, but the Register wonders who will be the commentary team for the Cyclones.TV clash with Texas.

INTENSE READ. SBN has a another great longform read, and this one is about former Yankee Mel Hall and his predatory ways.  Safe for work, but not for the faint of heart.

GOOD THINGS IN SMALL PACKAGES. Kacy Catanzaro became the first woman to make the finals of American Ninja Warrior and did so with an amazing run through Dallas' course.

WORLD CUP FANTASY. What would the next American hosted World Cup look like?

IDENTIFYING A CHAMPION. The NBA is likely to borrow an idea from soccer: adding a gold tag to jerseys of teams that have won NBA titles.

DEATH PENALTY! Two Longhorn football players had dinner with an agent and the NCAA is investigating.

HACKZOR. Auburn is claiming an NCAA violation of posting a recruit's bio happened because of hackers.

SMASHMOUTH. Ian Boyd with a great read on how LSU and Wisconsin's similar styles will clash when they meet in Houston on Labor Day weekend.