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The Mid-Morning Dump: World Cup Eve

and George Conditt looks good.

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SEEING THE ENEMY Jay Jordan takes his first swing at previewing Iowa State’s first football game against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits.

CROOTIN’ Iowa State is set to host JUCO linebacker Caleb Johnson on a visit this weekend.

DOMINANT George Conditt is wrecking shop for the Puerto Rican U18 Team

HOSTING A joint bid between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada has been accepted to host the World Cup in 2026.

BAD TIMING After accepting the Real Madrid job and stating he will take over after the World Cup, Julen Lopetegui was sacked as the manager of the Spain National Team, one night before the beginning of the World Cup.

GOODBYE VUVUZELA Russian lozhkas (spoons) will be replacing vuvuzelas as the noisemaker of choice for World Cup goers this year. What are lozhkas?

GRAHAM GANO doesn’t care about your kickball rules.