Iowa State Football, er, Big 12 Expansion
BIG 12 BANKING. In what I think is one of the best articles to come out of CF in a while, Chris Williams explains what the Big 12 Conference is hoping for down the road.
CHANGE IS COMING. Randy Pete dives into more conference expansion details.
WHAT IF? Bill Connelly takes a shot at predicting what will happen if the Big 12 went away. According to his predictions, Iowa State ISN’T the one getting the short end of the deal.
Iowa State Wrestling
TERRIFIC TRIO. The Cyclone grapplers are led by three returning All-Americans.
IT’S GO-TIME. It’s time to contend, says the wrestling team.
MOAR WRASTLIN’. Here’s the Iowa State Daily’s article from media day.
Around the Country
THE CURSE IS REAL? It ain’t over ‘til it’s over, but the Cubs went down 2-1 to the Dodgers in the NLCS last night after losing 6-0.
STILL HOPE? Here’s the recent history of 2-1 leads in the LCS.
NO HOPE AT ALL? Here’s a few Cyclone/Cubs fans breaking down. You guys are the best.
Fitting that Grimm comes in to pitch considering that's how every Cubs fan is feeling right now— Josh Gorman (@jgormanator) October 19, 2016
Stick a fork in them. This is just like against the Mets last year.— Bret Spurgin (@RedDirtCyclone) October 19, 2016
I just wanna watch planet earth with a big bowl of chips in my lap and cry it out— Brittany (@brileeper23) October 19, 2016
NOSTRAMARNUS. From the guy who’s uber-accurately predicted Iowa State running the table in our “Envisioning a ____ Season for Iowa State Football” series came this gem of a prediction, which ended up being half correct.
IMO it'll be something like Dodgers 100 Cubs 0— Aaron Marner (@A_Mar32) October 18, 2016
11 REMAINING. There’s just 11 undefeated teams left in college football. So how good are each of them?
BEWARE, NBA. The Warriors are turning Kevin Durant into a more complete player.
GRUMPY BILL. Bill Belichick does NOT like the NFL’s tablets.
3-WAY TIE! This is what happens when 3 contestants tie on the big wheel spin on The Price Is Right.
LOOKS PRETTY EASY. A powerlifter set a new world record with a 1,005-pound squat. Coincidentally, he made the same face that many of you are making right now as you’re reading the MMD while taking your mid-morning dump.
GAMERS REJOICE. The new Assassin’s Creed movie trailer is out.