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The Mid-Morning Dump: Iowa State's in the British Open, Sort Of

Former ISU golfer Scott Fernandez has qualified to play in the Open Championship.

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Iowa State Football

REASSURED. Richard Bowens III visited Ames over the weekend and it helped solidify his decision to commit to Iowa State.

Iowa State Basketball

STORY TOLD. Matt Thomas talks about himself and the program and why ISU is set up for long-term success.

HE'S BACK. Fresh off an appearance at Chris Paul's CP3 camp, Monte Morris has returned to Ames.

THAT LOOKS FAMILIAR. Georges Niang made his first public appearance as a member of the Indiana Pacers and showed off his #32 jersey (Dreamy must be proud).

ATHLETICISM IS OVERRATED. Niang plans on overcoming his lack of athleticism with basketball IQ and versatility.

DRAFTEE FORECAST. Here's what Brent Blum has to say about Niang and Abdel Nader sticking in the NBA.

CANADIAN CARLETON. Just one more cut stands between ISU women's basketball player Bridget Carleton and playing for Canada in the Olympics.

Iowa State Golf

CYCLONE IN THE OPEN. Former Iowa State golfer Scott Fernandez qualified for this year's Open Championship.

Around the Country

PAT'S IMPACT. Randy Peterson says Pat Summitt impacted many Iowans, too. Also, Bill Fennelly shares how he believes Coach Summitt changed women's basketball.

CWS HEATING UP. Coastal Carolina beat Arizona 5-4 to force a winner-take-all game 3 at the College World Series.

CUBS WIN! After 15 innings, the Cubs plated 5 runs to beat the Reds in one of baseball's best games of the year.

TOP FREE AGENTS. Want to see a comprehensive list of the NBA's top free agents? Here you go.

GOOD OL' RIBBING. When he sees his Warriors teammates in Rio, Kyrie Irving plans on reminding them who's the champ.

OH THANK GOD. In news I'm sure you were all concerned about, the LeBron James "Champions" banner won't be torn down for when the GOP comes to town.

I'M ON A BANANA BOAT. Speaking of LeBron, he's back at it with Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade on the trio's banana boat.

SHARK WEEK. It's technically Texan Week here on WRNL, but since everyone else is celebrating Shark Week, I'll drop the latest Jaws Honest Trailer here for you.