BLUM: The more you know

With streaming services, kids these days have no idea about the effort it took to watch your favorite TV shows in the 90s. That’s right, back in the day, you had to schedule your day around when a certain program came on. Or, painfully, record it via a VCR and ...

Jay Jordan: At the end of the day…Baylor

Iowa State is 2-2 in the first third of the season, which is a typical record in the Campbell era. Also typical in the Campbell era, the assessment of the team is difficult as there are signs that the team is better than the record reveals and a solid run through ...

BLUM: Dear Big 12, Iowa State has an offense

Sep 21, 2019; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver La'Michael Pettway (7) and wide receiver Deshaunte Jones (8) celebrate a touchdown against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks at Jack Trice Stadium. The Cyclones beat the Warhawks 72 to 20. Mandatory Cre...

Cyclones open as slight underdogs vs. Baylor

Following Saturday's 72-20 thrashing of Louisiana-Monroe, Iowa State will begin its Big 12 season in Waco next week vs. Baylor for a 2:30 p.m. kick. The Cyclones have opened as 3.5 point underdogs to the Bears (3-0). It's notable that the line quickly moved to ...

BLUM: Turnover troubles

Sep 14, 2019; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones linebacker O'Rien Vance (34) pressures Iowa Hawkeyes quarterback Nate Stanley (4) at Jack Trice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY SportsMiami has a chain, Memphis a robe, SMU a chalice, Flori...

JAY JORDAN: At the end of the day … UNI

Aug 31, 2019; Ames, IA, USA;Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Deshaunte Jones (8) runs after catching a pass against the Northern Iowa Panthers at Jack Trice Stadium. The Cyclones won 29-26 in three overtimes. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sport...

JAY JORDAN: Analyzing every game on the 2019 football schedule

Can you smell it? Yes, the pungent odor of sweat drenched socks and 125 dudes in a locker room. But also, the sweet kiss of a closely shorn lawn near a maturing corn field. And...the distant sound of a whistle and a grown man yelling at kids to run faster across...