A Good Divorce

The old cliche “spring roared in like a lion” will be considered as the greatest understatement of 2010.  Several weeks ago, it was Todd Lickliter leaving (not by his own choice) and Fran McCaffery enters. Today, it’s Greg McDermott who has decided to leave Iowa State and will be named the new men’s basketball coach … More A Good Divorce

“Bracket” Science

Are you filling out your brackets yet?  If you are, put your pencils down for a moment. Bracketology isn’t exact science.  It’s “fun” science.  The inner Bob Knight, Digger Phelps, and Bill Raftery in us revel at this time of the year.  Selection Sunday is one of those sports “holidays” on the calendar. The world … More “Bracket” Science

The Right Decision

It’s pompous and borderline arrogant to utter the words “I told you so.” Try saying it in a nasally and condescending way, and it grates on you. With that said, I said in December it was very likely that Anthony Tucker, the troubled sophomore on the Iowa men’s basketball team, was not going to be … More The Right Decision

If you don’t get it the first time, you won’t get it all

I missed “SoundOff” last week, so forgive me if I’m late to the party.  But, I find it a bit ridiculous and childish for an athletic director to demand an apology for a spoof  of the movie “Rudy” by using John Lickliter, son of Iowa basketball coach Todd Lickliter.  The hypocrisy that was oozing through … More If you don’t get it the first time, you won’t get it all