“(U)niversity of (N)othing’s (I)mpossible”

Many will say that the 2010 win over Kansas was Northern Iowa’s biggest win in program history. However, the win over Missouri on March 16, 1990, was the defining moment for the Panthers’ program…and the most important.

The Mayor, The Jayhawk, and I (Linn-Mar 64 Waukee 52)

    Marcus Paige scored 23 points and Josh Montague added 13 as Linn-Mar defeated host Waukee, 64-52.  In front of a large crowd, with ISU coach Fred Hoiberg and Kansas coach Bill Self in attendance, Linn-Mar pulled away in the 2nd quarter and never trailed after being tied 10-10 after the first stanza.  Waukee’s…

Breaking News from Kansas and USC gets their lunch handed to them (literally)

Today, the NCAA lowered the boom, finally, on USC after completing their investigations over improper benefits being given to former USC football standout Reggie Bush and former USC basketball player O.J. Mayo. Trojan football got the worst of it.  They will lose 30 scholarships over the next three years, possibly lose their 2004 National Championship,…

Football + money + conference shuffling = egos

The story of the year (and it’s not even close) is the rumored major shuffling of schools leaving their athletic conferences. If you think that this is going to be an easy task to explain, I have the Court Avenue Bridge in Des Moines to sell you.  And I’ll throw a bag o’ donuts along…