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MID-WEEK MAILBAG: Next Cyclone to declare early, an all-ISU NBA squad, and most overrated “American” things

Thursday is America’s birthday and chances are a few of you will be reading this on Independence Day itself while you sip on an ice cold beer in a lawn chair as the smell of meat on the grill fills the air. Cheers to you and cheers to freedom, my friend. The Mid-Week Mailbag is …
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MID-WEEK MAILBAG: THT and the Draft, talking some baseball, and Iowa State in the B1G?

Feb 16, 2019; Manhattan, KS, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Talen Horton-Tucker (11) shoots against Kansas State Wildcats forward Dean Wade (32) during the first half at Bramlage Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports Hello and welcome to NBA Draft week, where everything’s made up and the Knicks don’t matter. *turns to smile and …
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MID-WEEK MAILBAG: Next ISU national championship, football No. 58, and a wedding gift suggestion

Sheesh, the Mid-Week Mailbag gets posted on Thursday ONE TIME and… Of course I might be exaggerating a bit. But let me tell you… You guys let me know loud and clear that you’re ready for your mailbag fix by the time Wednesday rolls around and I will not let this holiday-shortened week stop me …
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MID-WEEK MAILBAG: Chris Pratt as Cael Sanderson? Plus picking David or Hakeem to have a better rookie season

I have good and bad news. The good news is, I’ve returned from my work-related trip to Las Vegas over the weekend. The bad news is, I did not gamble my way onto any “World’s Youngest Billionaires” list. Thus, you’re all stuck with me and the Mid-Week Mailbag for now. I’ll do my best to …
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MID-WEEK MAILBAG: Fan patience, best comebacks, Impossible Burgers, and more shenanigans

May 8, 2019; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) dunks during the third quarter against the Boston Celtics in game five of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Hola, amigos. Hope everyone had a great Cinco de Mayo. Since I last …
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MID-WEEK MAILBAG: Winning big in football, boy bands, and building a Marvel starting five

Hello again, friends. Welcome back to your weekly five-minute escape from the terrors of an honest day’s work. When I last left you, David Montgomery and Hakeem Butler had yet to be drafted. Now, Montgomery is the new Jordan Howard replacement in Chicago (YAY and BOO as a Vikings fan) while Butler has gone off …
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MID-WEEK MAILBAG: NFL Draft predictions and best dates for home football games

Feb 28, 2019; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Iowa State running back David Montgomery (RB16) speaks to the media during the 2019 NFL Combine at the Indianapolis Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Hello and welcome back for another off-season edition of the Mid-Week Mailbag. This week, we have the pleasure of talking about the …
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MID-WEEK MAILBAG: An Ejim jersey retirement? Plus, picking a human ambassador to meet the aliens

Nov 3, 2018; Lawrence, KS, USA; Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Tarique Milton (14) stiff arms Kansas Jayhawks linebacker Drew Harvey (33) in the first half at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports ‘Sup, friends. It’s Mid-Week Mailbag time. As usual, we’ve got a little bit of everything this week. “Come for the …