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Bison humble Cyclones in season opener

AMES — Paul Rhoads didn’t pound his fist on the podium. His voice didn’t boom. He didn’t get testy. ISU’s head coach simply told it like it was after Saturday’s deflating 34-14 season-opening loss to there time-defending FCS champion North Dako...

Shhh: Mark Mangino’s offense will speak for itself

 AMES — Just try to pry the lid off the first offensive game plan Mark Mangino’s devised for ISU. You’ll utterly fail — and receive answers like this: “I think we’ll just let our play speak for itself on Saturday,” understandably guarded Cyclone offen...

NDSU brings “harder” & “tougher” attitude to Ames

AMES — All you need to know about three-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State can be gleaned from its final drive in last season’s 24-21 upset of Kansas State at Manhattan.The Wildcats clung to a 21-17 lead with 8:58 remaining as the Bison took possession.An eternity?Not to K-State coach/wizard Bill Snyder, who immediately...