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The Mid-Morning Dump: Will Georges Niang Get Drafted?

Today is the day we find out!

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Iowa State Football

HOT BOARD. After two big weekend commitments for the Cyclones, Jared Stansbury is basically starting over on his summer recruiting hot board.

Iowa State Basketball

WILL HE OR WON'T HE GET DRAFTED? There's no guarantee that Georges Niang's name will be called in tonight's NBA Draft, but no matter whether or not he's drafted, he's just focused on becoming an NBA player.

DICKIE V. AND GARY T. Dick Vitale hosted his annual V Foundation Iowa Golf Outing yesterday at Talons of Tuscany, and the Roland Rocket was there to support the cause and give an update on his battle with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

PROHM TALKS LARD AND LONG. Uncle Randy was busy at the V Foundation Outing yesterday and had a quick chat with Coach Prohm about a couple of Iowa State incoming freshmen.

ANOTHER VERSATILE BABB. Stansbury gives you your weekly Cap City League update and some insight into how Nick Weiler-Babb sees himself fitting into this years' team.

Around the Country

KAGAVI IS HAVING A MOVING SALE!! Longtime friend of WRNL, Kagavi, is moving to Arizona and is offering a killer sale on the few remaining Jack Trice jiclees. Like 60% off type sale. So go treat yourself and support a longtime friend! Check out the sale HERE.

THE BIG 12 WANTS TRANSPARENCY. The Big 12 Conference has now joined the parade of entities requesting full documentation of the past circumstances and ongoing investigations surrounding the Baylor athletic department.

YOU CAN TELL CLEVELAND ISN'T USED TO SUCCESS. Always nice to see fans supporting LeBron instead of burning his jerseys.

DERRICK ROSE TRADED FROM DREAMY TO HORNY. It's that time in the NBA season where Woj is dropping trade bombs, and the first big fish to change seas was Derrick Rose who was traded from the Bulls to the Knicks.

NO MCILROY AT THE OLYMPICS. Rory McIlroy has joined an ever growing list of athletes to withdraw from the Olympics due to concerns about the Zika Virus.

NBA DRAFT. We all watch the NBA Draft just for the "wingspan" drinking game anyway, but in case you want some analysis of the prospects' social media abilities, The Ringer has you covered.

BASEBALL THINGS ARE HAPPENING. Last night's highlights included big leaguers doing it like little leaguers and the Pittsburgh Pierogies dropping RKO's and clotheslines.

HOCKEY THINGS ARE HAPPENING TOO. Las Vegas officially became the NHL's 31st franchise and Patrick Kane became the 2nd US born winner of the Hart Memorial Trophy.