Closeshave

Close Shave America

  • joined Feb 10, 2010
  • last login Jun 17, 2014
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Eleven years later, [Redacted] says "I'm sorry"

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In a statement released today, [Redacted] finally and formally apologized for publicly defending Pierre Pierce. He called his remarks at the time "inappropriate, insensitive, and hurtful" to the victim. Maybe hell froze over. But it's also possible that this was UCLA's idea and he was once again "doing what the university told him to do."

ISU Guilty of Major Recruiting Violations

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We'll see what kind of punishment the NCAA doles out, but this is significant. ISU was found guilty of major recruiting violations in every sport. From USA Today: "Iowa State University athletic coaches made 1,484 impermissible phone calls to recruits and has agreed that it has committed "major violations" of NCAA rules, according to documents made public Wednesday. The rules violations involve more than 33 coaches and every athletic program at the university and date back to the spring of 2011, according to the a finding of facts that both Iowa State and the NCAA agree upon."

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Is it better to be the NIT Champ or the runner-up? (No, seriously.)

For shits and giggles (mostly giggles), I thought I'd take a look at how the NIT champion and runner-up each fared the season after playing for a championship at the Garden. Does basking in NIT...

Almost Got 'im: Kouandjio was THIS CLOSE to being a Hawkeye

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Doc Saturday explains how Cyrus Kouandjio would have signed with Iowa were it not for Rhabdogate and Iowa City being a small Midwestern town that's cold as fuck in the winter.

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Ex-Hawkeye Robinson to team: "I want you back."

Former running back claims team is all he ever wanted, needed. MOON BASE 1 -- On Monday, a forlorn Adam Robinson publicly apologized for his off-field transgressions at the end of last season,...

Big Ten: Stanzi Is Indeed The Manzi

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Thanks to his mansome performance in the Big House on Saturday, Stanzi was named the Big Ten's Offensive Player of the Week, his first time ever winning the award. This also marks the first time an Iowa player earned Offense POW since Moeaki last year against (guess who?) Michigan. In honor of Stanzi's stellar play, Big Ten officials will re-name the award "Manzi of the Week."* Not to take anything away from Stanzi's superb performance, but if any Hawkeye was going to be OPOW this week I expected it to be Robinson. DJK would also have been a deserving winner. *(I can only dream that this is true.)

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Delany Solves Big Ten Divisions Problem, Relocates State College, PA To Nebraska

Chicago, IL - In a stunning move, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany today announced he had solved the problem of aligning teams into divisions for the 2011 season. His answer? Using giant cranes and...

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