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Iowa State Football

KO RETURNS TO BALTIMORE. The best guard in the NFL, who just so happens to be a former Cyclone, is returning to the city where he won a Super Bowl ring as a rookie.

SAY A PRAYER FOR A FORMER CYCLONE. Former Cyclone and current Carolina Panther AJ Klein lost his father yesterday. You’re in our thoughts and prayers, AJ.

NO LONGER THE LOWEST. Remember the days when Iowa State’s assistant coaches were the lowest paid lot in the conference? Well now they’re above Texas.

HOW WAS THIS 20 YEARS AGO? Take a look back on Troy Davis’ record setting 387-yard rushing performance against Missouri that took place 20 years ago yesterday.

DAVIS FAMILY TRADITION. Speaking of the Davis family, there could be another one on his way to Ames.

Iowa State Basketball

IT’S TIP OFF TIIIIIIME. Tip off time and broadcast details are now set for Iowa State’s matchup with the Drake Bulldogs in the Hy-Vee Classic.

MAYBE THE STREAK WON’T DIE. More publications are starting to release their preseason rankings, and Iowa State makes an appearance in both the Athlon Top 25 and the CBS Sports Top 25 and 1.

CROOTIN’. It may not quite be basketball season yet, so Prohm is spending his time checking out some potential future Cyclones.

DRAFTIN’. Draft Express takes a look at the 14-17 best prospects in the Big 12, which includes Deonte Burton.

WE SEE YOU GEORGES. Take a look at the legend in his new Pacers garb.

Around the Country

TIM TEBOW THINGS. Tim Tebow hit a home run in his first at bat in the New York Mets instructional league.

WHAT DID WE LEARN? Our friends at the Land Grant Gauntlet review what we learned around the Big 12 in week 4.

WHAT DID WE LEARN ABOUT EXPANSION THOUGH? Apparently it’s dead, and this clown show will continue to operate business as usual.

SOME WOULD CALL THAT A ‘DORM’. Kansas gives the nation a look at their $12 million basketball dorm which is probably nicer than where you stayed.

THEO STAYING IN CHICAGO. The Cubs signed President Theo Epstein to a 5-year extension worth more than $50 million. That’s a good gig if you can get it.