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MURPHY’S LAW: Story Fatigue, Hellboy Clinic, Pelican Power

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Which overblown story are you most tired of? Tom Brady’s slide, Beyonce lip-syncing, Manti Te’o’s imaginary girlfriend, Lance Armstrong interview, Royce White demands, Phil Mickelson’s taxes, or Lakers stink? 

I care the least about whether Beyonce lip-synced…

Jeremy Hellickson’s pitching clinic at Grand Slam USA Saturday should be full. When I was a kid, I would have hounded my parents to let me go. Plus, all $50 goes to “Kid Living Brave”. Nice job, Jeremy…

I called Joel Hanrahan “Mark” in Thursday’s 6 pm news. Mark is Joel’s brother. He guest-hosts at 1460 KXNO. They’re both big guys who can play baseball, but only Joel is a Major League all-star headed to Fenway Park’s bullpen. Cue Slipknot.

At least I didn’t mess up Greg and Doug McDermott. I’ve done that before too….

Drake beating Creighton surprises me more than Iowa State losing at Texas Tech, but it’s close. Didn’t expect either…

Remember when it seemed Jim Harbaugh was angling for the Iowa State job? Turns out the dude can coach. San Diego, Standford, San Francisco… he wins everywhere. No place a tougher challenge than Ames though….

Friday night’s Hoover-Lincoln basketball game at the Roundhouse will be full of emotion. Lincoln is dedicating the game to Kevin Kong. Kong would be a Senior on the team, but he drowned in June. Kevin LOVED playing basketball for the Rails. Friday night, anyone buying or wearing a Kong T-shirt gets in free…

The New Orleans Hornets make it official. They’ll become the New Orleans Pelicans. I’m sure they’ll catch grief, but I kind of like it. Reminds me of an ABA team. At least it’s original… (*Updated with new official logo and team colors.)