Feel free to enjoy these while I try to figure out just exactly what “Flappy Birds” is…

There’s been a lot of buzz about ISU top football recruit, Allen Lazard. The Ames Tribune’s Bobby La Gesse got the inside dope from the kid himself. http://amestrib.com/sports/football-curious-recruitment-allen-lazard

The Des Moines Register’s Tommy Birch says Paul Rhoads can’t have it both ways. He’s right. http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20140206/SPORTS020602/302060107/

To basketball, where out buddy Brent Blum opines about ISU national championship potential for CycloneFanatic.com. http://cyclonefanatic.com/basketball/mens/news/blum-anything-is-possible/

Sports Illustrated has a story about DeAndre Kane. Great picture, too. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-basketball/news/20140205/iowa-state-deandre-kane/

Ever wonder what the Winter Olympics would be like if they were held in New York City? Wonder no more, thanks to the New York Times! http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/02/04/sports/olympic-venues.html?_r=0

Have a happy and safe weekend!