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The Mid Morning Dump: Basketball is BACK

The Hardwood Returns Tonight

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2020 The Big 12 Conference released its 2020 conference football schedule, which features Thursday night Farmageddon, and OU in October.

AL CATCHINO Allen Lazard is finally getting his shot in the NFL, and he’s taking it in stride.

NOT YET Matt Campbell wants to pump the brakes on Breece Hall just a little bit, but thinks the freshman has some really special ability.

PROJECTIONS Take this for what you will, but ESPN’s FPI projections now have Iowa State slotted at 8.3 wins, with them having a 60% or better chance in every remaining game except at OU.

NBA IS BACK Tonight kicks off the 74th seasons of the NBA and even with all the chaos of the off-season finally starting to settle and rosters lined up, this being possibly the most wide open race for a title in years.

BE SURE to tune in as former ISU stand out Monte Morris when he opens the season tomorrow for one of the Western Conference favorites, the Denver Nuggets.

MONTE WON’T be the only one to try and catch this season however, as Iowa State currently boasts nine other payers with NBA contracts. So for all Cyclone fans, there won’t be a shortage of getting to see Clones in the Pros.

WORLD SERIES game one starts tonight with Mad Max Scherzer and Gerrit Cole taking the mound for the Nats and Astros respectively.

EVERYTHING’S FOR SALE Which NFL teams need to start dumping assets and collecting draft picks as the NFL trade deadline nears?

CHICKEN SHIT How the Blackhawks’ Andrew Shaw became the player he is today.

HUH? Tricky plays are becoming harder to officiate, especially the ‘hidden player kickoff return’, which is somewhat revealing about the state of officiating in college football.