Iowa State Basketball
HOW NADER STAYED PUT. Abdel Nader debated using the graduate transfer process after Fred Hoiberg left for Chicago, but a visit from Steve Prohm to Nader's parents helped the senior stay in Ames.
Iowa State Cross Country
BRIGHTEST DAY, DARKEST NIGHT. 30 years ago the Iowa State women's cross country team finished 2nd nationally, and one of the planes carrying members of the team crashed in Des Moines, killing everyone on board. Tom Kroeschell remembers what it was like in Ames during and after the crash.
PREPARING FOR NATIONALS. The NCAA Championships are tomorrow, where the Cyclone women look to better their 2nd place performance from 2014, which was their highest place since that ill-fated day in 1985.
Around the Country
GIFT BASKETS? HARDLY. Derek Jeter finally addressed those rumors about providing gift baskets to his one-night stands.
HIGHS AND LOWS. UFC released behind-the-scenes footage of the Holm vs Rousey fight from Saturday, and both families rightfully react differently to the fight.
RODGERS IS BANGED UP. Aaron Rodgers is having issues this season, and it might have something to do with his throwing shoulder.
CATCHES ARE DUMB, THE NFL IS DUMB. Is it a catch? Is it not? Check out the comprehensive history of what is and is not a catch in the NFL!
WHY DO PEOPLE SUCK AT THIS. Another swinging gate play, another screwed up result.
COACHING RUMORS. The mothership did a great job providing a list, by school, of all the coaching rumors.
COACHAGEDDON. What if Strong went to Miami, and Saban to Texas, and Swinney to Alabama? Would college football implode?