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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Is "bunker down" an intentional malapropism?



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Quote Originally Posted by LutherBlue View Post
    Is "bunker down" an intentional malapropism?
    Ha! I wish. Typo. Fixed.


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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Don't worry, that will fade into bolivian.



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Blum's articles are always a must read. I'm glad he's writing for us!

    After watching him on the Big 4 matchup from Des Moines, I'm glad his mom lets him write for us, too!



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal2001 View Post
    Blum's articles are always a must read. I'm glad he's writing for us!

    After watching him on the Big 4 matchup from Des Moines, I'm glad his mom lets him write for us, too!
    it is amazing, i couldnt even type at that age



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Villains are a great part of the rivalry! Chris Kingsbury... I hated that guy.



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Great article Blum.



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Yet another well-written article Brent, and great job commenting on the UNI game. I think you have summed up the state of affairs in both programs quite accurately.


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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Attending the Cy-Hawk games during the McDermott-Lickliter era was similar to attending your cousin's winter choir concert: you felt obligated to be present but there was little emotional investment.

    This is so true. Never missed watching one of the games but there was very little smack talk at work or gloating after the game. Bragging about beating a Lickliter team is like bragging that you beat up the smallest kid in the class.



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Quote Originally Posted by brentblum View Post
    Ha! I wish. Typo. Fixed.
    Becoming one of my favorite sports writers. Seriously awesome stuff. Always enjoyable.



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Great article, and spot on. Having players that annoy the **** out of you is what makes rivalries great. Plus both teams being good helps a ton as well.



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    "And Fran McCaffery is some weird combo of Dr. Tom Davis' enjoyable playing style, mixed with Bo Pelini's red face and Larry Eustachy's antics. It is strangely fun to watch. "




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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Quote Originally Posted by IAmNotTheMayor View Post
    Villains are a great part of the rivalry! Chris Kingsbury... I hated that guy.
    For me it was Jeff Moe.



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    Re: Blum: Cy-Hawk Revival

    Good read but negative points to Blum for putting "Tubthumping" in my head. That's just wrong.



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