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The Mid-Morning Dump: Grass, STDs and What's This About Cincinnati?

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Abby Faber

Crowdfund: $32,170

REUNION. It sounds like Abby might be in Texas on Saturday when TCU hosts West Virginia. Frogs head coach Gary Patterson hinted at a possible reunion.

Fred Hoiberg

STILL PERFECT. The new-look Bulls laid 115 on Brooklyn last night, moving to 2-0 under The Mayor.

Iowa State Football

IS THERE EVER A GOOD TIME? It's a bad time for Iowa State to be in the market for a new head football coach.

EVEN IF IT'S THE LAST GAME. Kamari Cotton-Moya vows to return to the field from injury this season.

IT IS DECIDED. Chris Francis will handle kickoffs, Cole Netten will continue to try field goals.

GOOD OL' GRASS. Iowa State tops the list of college football's best grass fields.


Iowa State Basketball

DETHRONING THE KING. The key to unseating Kansas? Don't overthink it.

BIG 12 PREDICTIONS. CBS Sports writers have released their preseason predictions and accolades for the Big 12.

A LITTLE RESPECT NEVER HURT. Monte Morris has finally appeared on a list of college basketball's top point guards. College Basketball Talk has also been ranking the nation's top 100 players over the last several days, and Morris, Niang and McKay each found themselves on it (warning: entirely embedded tweets).

Around the Country

ROYALS WIN AGAIN. Johnny Cueto silenced the critics and threw a two-hit complete game, as the Royals took Game 2 of the World Series 7-1 over the Mets.

"YOU'RE A DESPICABLE PIECE OF SHIT." A Michigan student posted 5,000 flyers across campus claiming football star Jabrill Peppers gave her chlamydia... twice.

WISHING YOU WELL, JERRY. Citing his constant battle with epileptic seizures, Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill has resigned, effective immediately.

WELL THEN. I'm just going to leave this here. Carry on about your days.

LOUISVILLE DOES MEDIA DAY. Rick Pitino ducked out of ACC Media Day amid his current recruit-prostitute-sexy time scandal (classy move), but the players... the players stole the show.

OKAFOR REAL. Sixers rookie C Jahlil Okafor went for 26 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks in his NBA debut.


AND HE DID. Kobe Bryant tipped off his record-setting 20th season with the Lakers last night. We are all old.