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The Mid-Morning Dump: Deuces, 2015. Don't Call Us.

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Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? We don't know the answer to that, but from our WRNL family to yours, we wish you a very Happy New Year. Come back in 2016, and bring a friend.

On This Day in Sports History

DECEMBER 31, 1972. A plane carrying Pirates Hall of Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente crashes shortly after takeoff in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The plane was chartered by Clemente to deliver food and relief supplies to survivors of a recent earthquake in Nicaragua. He and five others were killed, and his body was never recovered.

Iowa State Basketball

MAESTRO MORRIS. Iowa State's best facilitator in recent memory called his shot before tipoff, then went out and did it. Except his ten-assist prediction came true in the first half alone.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT. Watch full highlights from last night's 104-84 win over Coppin State.

FARMAGEDDON OPENER. The women tipped off Big 12 play with a five-point victory over Kansas State at Bramlage Coliseum.

Iowa State Football

ROUNDING OUT THE STAFF. Nevada assistant head coach, receivers coach and playcaller in the team's Arizona Bowl win on Tuesday, has been named the Cyclones' quarterbacks coach.

CONTRACT DEETS. Offensive coordinator Tom Manning has been inked for $250,000, with an 8.3% bonus for making a bowl game.

Around The Country

WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED? Al Jazeera gets a shot at redemption with this report on what we've learned from 500 concussions in three years of football.

BEST OF THE ASSOCIATION. Check out the top 100 plays of the 2015 NBA season.

NOT A GREAT NIGHT. Former Wichita State star and current Knicks F Cleanthony Early was yanked out of an Uber car, robbed and then shot outside of a Queens strip club late last night.

ALSO NOT A GREAT NIGHT. TCU QB Trevone Boykin was arrested in San Antonio late last night after landing a punch on a bar employee and then—I'm trying not to laugh—striking a bicycle patrol officer.

MY BALL, FUCK YOU, SEE YA. I don't have a good synopsis for this, so just read.

TACO TRANSFER. Another Texas Tech QB is transferring. With its recent addition of Kyler Murray, I don't think Davis Webb is heading to Oklahoma.

MARVELOUS IDEA. Look at these dope ass Marvel comic book covers for the College Football Playoff games.

YOU DO YOU, CARDALE. Cardale Jones is a 23 year old junior, never lost a game as a starter, got benched this year anyway, AND HE'S GOING PRO, Y'ALL.

FOOL ME THREE TIMES? Wisconsin LB Jake Cichy recorded three straight sacks on the same drive last night. USC punted on 4th and 40.