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The Mid-Morning Dump - Feel Good Hit of the Summer

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Spring has sprung and we're all sitting in our cubes surfing the interwebs and counting down the clock.

Spring Football

SICK, SICK, SICK. Download the newly released 2016 Cyclone Football wallpaper for your desktop, iPhone, or Android.

HOW TO HANDLE A ROPE. Last night's spring practice was specifically designed for the students, and even included student competitions like tug of war.

KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED. Here's a comprehensive breakdown of everything going on tomorrow before, during, and after the Spring Game.

3'S & 7'S. The draft is complete and the rosters are set for tomorrow's spring game.

THE LOST ART OF KEEPING A SECRET. Bobby La Gesse writes about Georgia's new law that doesn't require athletic departments to respond timely to Freedom of Information Act requests, and surmises other states will follow suit with even crazier laws.

YOU CAN'T QUIT ME BABY. The football staff does it again and secures a commitment from Tyler Jost, Illinois' top 2017 offensive tackle.

Iowa State Basketball

LONG SLOW GOODBYE. Chris Williams write about how it was time for T.J. Otzelberger to move on in pursuit of his dream.

SUTURE UP YOUR FUTURE. Replacing Otzelberger is a big task for Steve Prohm, and Randy Peterson speculates how Prohm will do it. Dribble about assistant coach contracts included!

Around the Country

FIRST IT GIVETH. The NFL released their 2016 regular season scheduled and you can find it all right here.

SKIN ON SKIN. Naturally the New York Giants throw some shade at that team in Washington by refusing to use their nickname on schedule.

FAIRWEATHER FRIENDS. Is Chris Beard, UNLV's new head coach and former head man at UA-Little Rock, possibly heading back to Lubbock to succeed Tubby Smith?

THE BLOOD IS LOVE. Last night was Night 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Capitals and Flyers did not disappoint after fighting throughout most of the night.

BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY. This is a really cool Ultimate Frisbee highlight, I ain't even joking.

SIX SHOOTER. Yesterday's Europa League match between Liverpool and Dortmund was just your regular, old fashioned shootout.

Random Friday Things

IF ONLY. According to the original script for Star WarsObi-Wan Kenobi wasn't supposed to die.

QUICK AND TO THE POINTLESS. No idea why I'm linking this, but here are some words about Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir.