BLUM: 2017 NBA Draft Primer

The off-season in the NBA may be the most exciting non-sporting event in sports. The NBA Draft is the official kick-off of its soap-opera season and I am geeked. The NBA Draft does it right, all 60 picks are hammered out in one night, there are trades galore, spotlight...
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FAWcast (127): Brent Blum

Somehow, it took Cyclone Fanatic Columnist Brent Blum 127 episodes to find his way onto the FAWcast. The guys discuss Blum's time covering the NBA, Mark's sperm count and more in FAWcast 127.

BLUM: Scouting the Nevada Wolfpack

Feb 22, 2017; Reno, NV, USA; Nevada Wolf Pack guard Marcus Marshall (1) shoots in front of Boise State Broncos defenders in the second half at Lawlor Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State is going to the NCAA Tournament for a st...

BLUM: Down goes Kansas, reliving the 1996 Big 8 title

All photos courtesy of Iowa State athletics communications.  Iowa State has won the conference tournament four times since the Big 8 went to a postseason format in 1977. Monte Morris, Matt Thomas and Naz Mitrou-Long were a part of two of those victories i...

PREDICTIONS: No. 24 Iowa State at No. 10 West Virginia

Jan 7, 2017; Morgantown, WV, USA; A West Virginia Mountaineers cheerleader performs before their game against the TCU Horned Frogs at WVU Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports No. 24 Iowa State at No. 10 West Virginia  TV: 6 p.m. on ESPN2 Line: West Virginia by ...

PREDICTIONS: No. 24 Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State

Feb 4, 2017; Morgantown, WV, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys head coach Brad Underwood celebrates with fans after beating the West Virginia Mountaineers at WVU Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State (19-9, 11-5) vs. Oklahoma State (20-9, 9-7...