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The Mid-Morning Dump: Cheap ISU Tickets and Crazy Royals Fans

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Iowa State Football

FLASH SALE. The ISU ticket office is offering $14 tickets to the Oklahoma State football game for 14 hours only, starting at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow.

NEW COMMIT. The Cyclones added a JUCO offensive lineman to their recruiting class on Tuesday night.

LATTITUDE. Why Joel Lanning's intense, yet calm attitude is behind his impact on ISU's offense.

CRAZY GUY. Redshirt sophomore J.D. Waggoner is the craziest guy on the team after Levi Peters, according to defensive coordinator Wally Burnham.

HIT ME! Iowa State's new quarterback doesn't mind getting popped now and then.

A TRUE HERO. ESPN's Big 12 blog named cornerback Brian Peavy an unsung hero of week 9.

Iowa State Men's Basketball

BONER ALERT. You might want to take a deep breath before you read this Brent Blum piece predicting what's going to happen to the ISU basketball team five months from now.

WORTH HIS WEIGHT IN GOLD. If you needed further proof of how valuable Monte Morris is...

Iowa State Volleyball

GETTING DEFENSIVE. Caitlin Nolan, ISU libero, was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week. It's her third time hauling in the award this season.

Mayor Update

NOT GETTING DEFENSIVE. The Bulls gave up 130 points to the Charlotte Hornets last night en route to a 25 point loss.

Around The Country

OMGZ RANKINGZ. The first round of College Football Playoff rankings were released last night.

TOP 5. Our overlords have entered the top 5 of their preseason college basketball rankings. Next up? The Duke Blue Devils.

DON'T FORGET YOUR CAR. Royals fans left their cars in the middle of the interstate to attend Kansas City's World Series parade.

THE TOWN SHUT DOWN. Pretty sure everyone within a 100 mile radius of Kansas City went to that dang parade.

DRONES CAPTURED IT ALL. Okay, this view of the parade is pretty awesome.

GOMES MIC DROP. You've seen bat flips, but the Royals' Jonny Gomes pulled off a mic flip after giving an inspired speech.

JUST LET IT GO. The New York Mets' Twitter account needs to chill for a bit following their World Series loss.

SPEAKING OF TWITTER... Here's why Twitter did away with stars and switched to hearts.

STAR WARS DUMP! Okay, this Honest Trailer for the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer absolutely nailed it.