IT’S A TIE The latest AP poll has the Cyclones tied with Nebraska at No. 25, the first time that’s happened since 2012. That drop may dash the hope for “College Ames Day,” at least for now. Sadly, Iowa State dropped from the coaches poll.
AND WHILE WE EYE THE PRESENT Uncle Randy catches a glimpse at the future of the team.
MAKIN BANK Sources say Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys have come to terms on a six-year extension.
WINDING DOWN Roger Federer is starting to show signs that he’s actually human.
THE NATIONALS, MEANWHILE looked like a very youthful bunch in a historic comeback.