CF Staff Picks: Week 12

Brent Blum has vaulted to the top of the standings over the last few weeks as I have slid back to the middle of the pack, where everyone else resides. Except for Adam Gray, he's at the bottom of the pile.Remember kids, don't gamble, and definitely don't gamble us...

JEFF WOODY: Motivation makes UNI a deadly opponent

“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.”Close behind that is a competitive athlete who’s been told he’s not good enough for something. This week, Iowa State plays the University of Northern Iowa, the secondhand school in the state. “Secondhand” is in no ...

WILLIAMS: Five positives to come out of fall camp

I tend to break down college football’s elongated offseason into five segments.There’s basketball season. This is as fresh as the offseason can be. This is when coaches are being fired and hired. Transfers are sniffing around. It’s the silly season of the sp...

Source: Hoiberg to Bulls not a “done deal”

Fred Hoiberg could very well become the next head coach of the Chicago Bulls within the next few days, but a potential deal is anything but done at this time. That’s what a well-placed source within Camp Hoiberg told CycloneFanatic.com on Friday morning.Hoiberg, w...

Hey, WVU: The “bum” speaks

 AMES — Call Iowa State’s Georges Niang a “bum” at your peril. For someone who’s been underestimated, dismissed, paid short shrift, a chip on the shoulder’s like a brick of gold at Fort Knox.  “That’s pretty cute,” the 17th-ranked Cyclones’ star f...

CF’s Expert Pick’em: Bowl Season

It's hard to believe that we're about to put a bow on another pick 'em season here at Cyclone Fanatic. Thanks to our pseudo-experts for playing along all season. For many of us, documenting or inept picks for all of the world (or Story county) to see does requir...

CF’s Expert Pick’em: Week 15

You probably won't believe me because our experts are so impressive with their picks, but out of 16 dudes last week only three of them were above .500 (notice I said them and not us). Of course, Jeff Woody was one of them and increased his lead over the rest of...

CF’s Expert Pick’em: Week 14

Many had a solid round of picks last week, but sadly, none did as well as Mr. Cooter Ray and his 6-0 performance. He propelled to the upper echelon of the leader board and has every self respecting Iowan ready to curl up in the fetal position as he aims to repeat hi...

CF’s Experts Pick’em: Week 13

To be perfectly honest, I've run out of any witty yet un-funny quiips to try and entertain you before a bunch of dudes give you terrible gambling advice. Though the terribleness of the advice depends on who you choose to listen to.For instance, Jeff Woody is validating h...