On This Day in Sports History
FEBRUARY 9, 1986. Five-foot-seven Spud Webb, one of the shortest players in professional basketball history, wins the NBA dunk contest, beating Atlanta Hawks teammate and reigning champ Dominque Wilkins.
FEBRUARY 9, 2014. It was the day after this happened.
Iowa State Basketball
1 (MORE) GAME. Jameel McKay is a yes for practice, a maybe for travel and a no for Wednesday's game in Lubbock.
SOMEONE CALL A DOCTOR. The women have lost six of seven and are dealing with a litany of injuries.
ICE MAN. Matt Thomas made Myron Medcalf's list of March difference makers.
Iowa State Football
REACHING OUT. The first player Matt Campbell called as Iowa State's new head coach was Mitchell Meyers.
EIGHT IS... GREAT? ISU comes in at No. 8 in both ESPN's Big 12 pre-spring QB rankings and 2016 QB class.
Around the Country
THE MMBM. If Peyton Manning doesn't return to defend his title, he's a coward.
BLUE DEVIL. Grayson Allen seems to be embracing his role, not only as a Ted Cruz look-alike, but as the next Duke villain.
WOOF. Wofford was made up entirely of Stephen Currys last night. For those of you who missed it, this headline is funny because they are the Terriers. Thanks.
Wofford went 17-of-21 from three (81%). It is the best 3-point FG percentage by a team in Men's Division I history (minimum 20 3-pt FGA).— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) February 9, 2016
THAT BOY A BITCH. Seattle Seahawks DL Frank Clark had some words after Cam Newton's alligator-armed attempt to recover a late fumble in the Super Bowl.
DETHRONED. After a 128-119 loss to the lowly Brooklyn Nets on Friday, the 21-31 Sacramento Kings are reportedly close to firing head coach George Karl.
BUDDY LOVE. Texas got the full Buddy Hield experience last night.
G.O.A.T. Have you voted?
We're new to this poll thing Cubs">@Cubs. Do the Yankees?src=hash">#Yankees have ...— New York Yankees (@Yankees) February 8, 2016
DRUMMOND FROM 70. Your move, Steph.
ROCKY TROP. The University of Tennessee is self-reporting 18 Level III (relatively minor) NCAA violations.
ONIONS. The ol' intentional missed free throw, rebound, game-winning three — executed to absolute perfection.