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  • Countdown to Craziness

    College Basketball: Six Freshmen to Watch in 2014-15

    Last season, we saw what was perhaps the most hyped recruiting class in college basketball history come and go. Led by the likes of Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins, Duke’s Jabari Parker, and...

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    How the AAU Is Destroying Basketball

    As we speak, the Amateur Athletic Union is destroying high school and NCAA basketball as we know it. While that was an wonderfully dramatic oversimplification, it’s true: what is happening within...

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    France Must Stay Focused in FIBA Semi-Final‏

    France’s quarter final victory over hosts Spain will remain one of the most exciting games of this World Cup, and one of the biggest games in the history of French basketball. Tonight,...

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    Welcome to the New ACC

    The Atlantic Coast Conference has changed drastically since 1994 when I got my Hardee’s collectible ACC basketball. The nine logos on the ball have swelled to 14. We’ve gained divisions and...

  • Iowa State Cyclones Fans

    Will College Gameday Basketball be coming to Ames?

    When Iowa State announced on Thursday Morning that the Big 12 Schedule for the 2014/15 NCAA Basketball season would be released at 1:00pm that day, fans were anxiously watching social media...

  • Demarcus Lawrence

    The Case Against Play for Pay in College Sports

    During these dog days of Summer, before college football training camps open, there is a searching for relevant topics to debate. More than ever, the case is being made for paying...

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    England Rugby Depth Brings New Competition

    Going into the Kiwi tour, I allowed myself to feel very excited about the fresh batch of players and despite the disappointing finish not to win the six nations, I remained...

  • SAN DIEGO, CA - MARCH 23:  Jacob Parker #34 of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks tips-off against Travis Wear #24 of the UCLA Bruins to start their game during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Viejas Arena on March 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

    The Death of Collegiate Amateurism

      This opinion piece was originally supposed to be part of a series about the problems with the system that governs intercollegiate athletics in the United States. What are the concerns...

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    YMCA Capital City League Finale

    July 13th marked an exciting end to an exciting YMCA Capital City League Season. Some of the biggest crowds in League History would be welcomed into the Valley Southwoods Freshman High...

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    YMCA Capital City League Playoffs: Round 1

    The YMCA Capital City League held it’s first annual dunk and 3 point competitions Friday prior to the first round of the playoffs. As I have been writing for LWOS at...

  • Monte Morris

    YMCA Capital City League Night 8 & Playoff Predictions

    In the eighth and final regular season night of the YMCA Capital City League and the playoffs are now set. Impressive performances came from Kourtlin Jackson (RGQ-Iowa State So.) and Clayton...

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    Kourtlin Jackson leads team in YCCL Night 7

    Kourtlin Jackson lead the league with his 45 point performance in game one of the YMCA Capital City League. Read about each game below, and visit the YCCL twitter (@ycapcity) for...

  • Monte Morris

    Monte Morris sets new YCCL Record

    Monte Morris took to the YMCA Capital City League on Friday and showed them why he leads the NCAA in assist to turnover ratio. Morris dished 24 assists to only one...

  • Monte Morris

    Monte Morris, Matt Thomas play big role in First YCCL Games

    Iowa State duo Matt Thomas and Monte Morris returned to the YMCA Capital City League on Wednesday and shot lights out. The reason of Matt Thomas’ absence was from receiving an...

  • NCAA Basketball: Northwestern at Ohio State

    Lack of Cyclones brings Breakout Games

    Iowa State Cyclones players were absent from the first two games of the YMCA Capital City League on Sunday, but that didn’t stop the other college athletes from performing to their...

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    Georges Niang, Jameel McKay show what they can do in YCCL Night 3

    Georges Niang and Jameel McKay had MVP performances in Night 3 of the YMCA Capital City League on Friday Night. The first Overtime game of the season was also played, which...

  • Clayton Custer

    Clayton Custer Impresses YCCL Crowd on Night 2

    Iowa State freshman Clayton Custer impressed at Stilwell Jr. High on Wednesday with his stellar defensive performance, while Sherron Dorsey Walker had one of his high scoring nights with 51 points....

  • Jack Taylor

    Central Iowa’s Premier Summer Basketball League

    A summer basketball league in Central Iowa, located in a freshman high school gym, showcases old and new talent of Iowa State, Drake, and Universities in the area three times a...

  • EA Sports

    The Co$t of Winning – NCAA and EA Sports More than a Game

    On Friday night Electronic Arts, the popular video game publisher’s sports division, responsible for such titles as the Madden, FIFA Soccer & NHL series, reached a $40 million settlement with college...

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    EA Sports Settles Ed O’Bannon Lawsuit for $40 Million

    In what is a groundbreaking settlement, it appears that college athletes will be paid for the use of their names and likenesses while playing NCAA athletics, legally, for the first time. ...

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