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Biggest Trap Game for Every Top 25 College Football Team in 2017

Urban Meyer and Ohio State better watch their step in next Thursday's season opener against Indiana. That road game might be the biggest trap of the season for the Buckeyes.<p>Every team in the AP Top 25 has at least one major trap game on its schedule. These are games that the ranked team will be …

College Football

College football national television schedule for 2017-18

The college football season opes on Aug. 26 with four games, including Stanford facing Rice in Sydney, Australia. The season climaxes with the College Football Playoff championship game on Jan. 8, 2018 in Atlanta.<p>Below are games scheduled for national networks, with listed times p.m. Eastern unless …

College Football

LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

TOP STORIES<p>Poultry Giants Breed More Birds -- Market Talk<p>15:57 ET - Robust demand for chicken at grocery stores and restaurants has US meat companies boosting their breeding flocks, to supply a larger number of chickens destined for processing plants. But industry giants like Tyson Foods (TSN), …

Agriculture

College football 2017: Oklahoma headlines a top-heavy Big 12 in search of national respect

Ignore as best you can the bottom half of the Big 12 Conference, which will spend the 2017 season bordering on the verge of bowl eligibility – if not much, much worse – while serving as cupcakes for those five teams with legitimate postseason aspirations.<p>Those five: Oklahoma, of course, with its …

College Football

College Sports: Oklahoma game-by-game predictions: What's in store for Sooners as Lincoln Riley takes over for Bob Stoops? | SportsDay

One of the biggest questions surrounding the Oklahoma Sooners is whether there will be much of a drop-off as the team transitions from the Bob Stoops …

College Football

Does 'Sustainability' Help The Environment Or Just Agriculture's Public Image?

Brent Deppe is taking me on a tour of the farm supply business, called Key Cooperative, that he helps to manage in Grinnell, Iowa. We step though the back door of one warehouse, and our view of the sky is blocked by a gigantic round storage tank, painted white.<p>"This is the liquid nitrogen tank," …

Agriculture

Husband spots wife’s long lost diamond ring in shocking place

Ever lose something valuable in the couch cushions, only to find it later? Well, Brick couple Justin and Margaret Mussel know the feeling.<p>Except the something they lost was a diamond engagement ring.<p>And they lost it in Italy.<p>And it was missing for nine years.<p>And they found it two weeks ago, not in …

Love

CFT Preseason Previews: The Big 12

Let’s start with the good news: it can’t get any worse.<p>Right?<p>After a season in which the conference produced its first ever 9-0 champion in its …

College Football

Oklahoma is the Big 12 favorite, but will the College Football Playoff favor the Big 12?

<i>The college football season kicks off Aug. 26 with a partial schedule featuring some wacky road trips — Hawaii at U-Mass.! Rice vs. Stanford in Sydney! To get you ready — and to make sure your team has its moment, however brief — we’ll count down the days by ranking every Football Bowl Subdivision</i> …

College Football

12 trap games for the 2017 college football season

The 2016 college football season is almost here. It’s less than 10 days before the start. This is a good time to talk about trap games. These are …

College Football

You Asked: Do Fruit Flies Come From Inside Fruit?

Fruit fly moms lay their eggs on everything, from just-starting-to-ripen fruit—like the kind you recently brought home from the market—to the small …

Gardening

NCAA – 2017 Big 12 Preview

<b>Chris’ Big 12 Projections</b><p>1. West Virginia<br>2. Texas Tech<br>3. Texas<br>4. Baylor<br>5. Kansas<br>6. TCU<br>7. Oklahoma<br>8. Oklahoma St<br>–<br>9. Iowa St<br>10. Kansas State<p>Last year,</b> …

College Basketball

NFL Draft 2018: Big 12 full preseason rankings & grades

The new season is almost here! While it’s been a long spring and summer without live competitive football, it’s always a great time in which to spend …

College Football

Closer look at Tyler Linderbaum: Iowa recruit, Solon star, late-bloomer

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>The athletic big man is saying home; he'll be a Hawkeye football player upon graduation.<p>SOLON, Ia. — The play of Solon’s 2016 …

College & University

11 Photos From Bulgaria That Will Make You Wish You Were There

2.According to the statistics , Bulgaria ranks third in Europe only after Greece and Italy for the number of its valuable archeological …

Europe

Chris and Ross break down Iowa State's Football Schedule

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Basketball

FOCUS expands to 15 new campuses this year

Denver, Colo., Aug 18, 2017 / 06:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has announced that it will expand to …

College & University

VDI Advances Higher Ed Agricultural and Engineering Programs

By Alan JochWith lightning-fast servers and sophisticated graphics processes, universities reap the rewards of virtual clients while delivering …

Agriculture

Iowa State Head Coach Matt Campbell Refuses To Say ‘Iowa’

Saying “Iowa” is apparently forbidden.<p>Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell apparently refuses to say the I-word, despite “Iowa” being present in the …

Sports

Iowa volleyball looking to continue 'transformational experience' inside program

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Bond Shymansky previews Iowa volleyball's 2017 season.<p>IOWA CITY, Ia. — After guiding the Hawkeyes to their most productive year in …

College Basketball

WAY Too Early Bracketology – Summer 2017

Photo by Anthony Giacomino/ Paint TouchesFor the past two summers Paint Touches has put together a WAY Too Early Bracketology as a way to pass the …

College Basketball

The Charlottesville Tragedy and White Supremacy: How Colleges and Universities Have Responded

In the wake of acts of racism, anti-Semitism, and white supremacy in Charlottesville, colleges and universities around the country are speaking out.<p>As fellow <i>Teen Vogue</i> writer Lauren Duca pointed out in her column, Thigh-High Politics, this weekend's violent white nationalist rally not only injured …

Racism

Iowa State Football Position Previews: Quarterback

It’s no secret that Iowa State has had their fair share of quarterback issues in the past. The Cyclones have searched high and low for a young man to …

College & University

Summer Forecast: Eastern Conference standings for 2017-18

Last season, the Boston Celtics earned the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, only to see the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminate them on their home …

NBA

ARE YOU SITTING DOWN?!?!? (MY SEASON PREDICTION FOR TEXAS)

<b>Disclaimer:</b><p>Texas fans who can’t stand the idea of getting their hopes up - out of fear of having them trampled again after seven straight years of …

College Football

The Mid-Morning Dump: The Team Out East

<b>YOU RAISE ME UP!</b> Iowa State’s talent at wide receiver is raising the level of play for the defensive backs.<p><b>18 DAYS TILL KICKOFF.</b> We are now 18 days …

Giancarlo Stanton

Singing Helps Early-stage Parkinson’s Patients Retain Speech, Respiratory Control, Studies Show

Singing may help people with Parkinson’s disease — especially in its earlier stages — because it strengthens muscles involved in swallowing and …

Neuroscience

Powerful new genetic tool available to crop researchers

A new gene-editing tool will move crop genetics ahead in a faster, more precise way.<p>CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic …

Genetics

The 13 Healthiest Food Combos For People Over 40

Nutritionists are starting to realize that we like our oatmeal and OJ in the morning because we evolved to like it that way—because enjoying the two …

Healthy Eating

MLB Unveils Memorial For Runners Stranded On Base

NEW YORK—Solemnly ringing a bell 30 times for each of the teams that lost potential runs this season, Major League Baseball officials unveiled …

Humor