I'm a native of Maplewood, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul. It was there that I was inflicted with the curse of being a Minnesota Vikings fan. There is still no known cure, though many times I wish there was. I'm also an avid follower of the Minnesota Twins and of course, the Iowa State Cyclones.
Due to technical problems, I couldn’t get these hot & fresh links to you on Friday. So let’s take another crack at it, shall we?
I don’t want to oversell this, but it’s better than 10 Super Bowls! http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/06/someone-actually-made-the-homer-car-from-the-simpsons
The Ames Tribune introduces us to Iowa State’s latest football commitment: http://amestrib.com/sections/sports/isu-cyclones/football-rb-mister-commits-isu-play-lazard.html
The Des Moines Register lets us know which Cyclones will get a shot in the NBA Sumer League: http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2013/06/28/ex-cyclones-including-hornacek-will-hoop-it-up-in-vegas/article
Cyclone Fanatic is providing a position-by-position preview of the ISU football squad. Here’s a look at running backs: http://cyclonefanatic.com/football/news/position-focus-running-back/
If you have a few minutes, you’ll find this article from the Register interesting. It’s focuses on the debate about summer baseball. http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20130629/SPORTS08/306290049/Summer-or-spring-Prep-baseball-coaches-debate-the-issue?Sports
Now let’s take this party outside. The weather is too nice to hang around inside.