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The Mid-Morning Dump: Welcome Back to the Cellar, Baylor

Baylor's sacrifice of on-campus safety has resulted in the firing of Art Briles and a fast track back to Big XII irrelevancy.

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Iowa State Football

NECESSARY? PROBABLY NOT. Unabashed Art Briles supporter Chris Williams apologizes to Paul Rhoads. Ok.

CRUITIN' WITH AYENI. Running backs coach Louis Ayeni joins the Cyclone Insiders to talk about recruiting and offense.

FEUDING ON DAY SIX. Day Six of this year's Cyclone Feud is in the books.

Iowa State Basketball

NIANG NEWS. We preview Georges Niang's draft prospects here and CycloneFanatic's Rob Gray catches up with the man to discuss what he's up to before the NBA Draft.


FINDINGS OF FACT. The summarized report released by Baylor can be found here and the breakdown by SBNation laywers/writers is worth a read as well.

FIRE EVERYONE. A thoughtful examination about how Baylor should really be firing their entire coaching staff after this debacle.

Around the Country

BIG 12 PREVIEWS ROLL ON. Bill C is still doing work on the mothership with his previews of TCU and West Virginia, both of whom come in to 2016 with a lot question marks.

MORE FINDINGS. SBNation conducted an internal investigation after they bungled a longform article a few months ago, and have released their findings.

STANLEY CUP FINALS SET. Pittsburgh held off Tampa Bay, 2-1, in the decisive Game 7 last night. It now sets up a Pittsburgh-San Jose Stanley Cup Final that starts on Monday night.

FIGHT ON. The Warriors survived the Thunder last night and go back to Oklahoma City in a must win Game 6 this weekend.

INSATIABLE CALIPARI. Marcus Lee is transferring because John Calipari can't turn off the recruiting machine he created and cannot guarantee Lee playing time next season.

BEE DRAMATIC. The National Spelling Bee was yesterday and continues to be gripping television.