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Peterson: Jamie Pollard is right — Iowa State athletics should circle its financial wagons

CLOSE Gov. Reynolds announces 52 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, April 1. Des Moines Register Jamie Pollard thankfully made something perfectly clear while teleconferencing with reporters for more than an hour Thursday. The Iowa State athletics department will not seek financial relief from the university, state government or anywhere else that involves public money. The…

Andrea Maldonado takes home two season awards

Head Coach Jay Ronayne talks to Sophomore Molly Russ before she stars her floor routine during the Iowa State, Iowa and Missouri tri-meet. the cyclones won with a team score of 196.700 points.   The Big 12 Conference announced its All-Big 12 honors Monday and Andrea Maldonado mad the list for her efforts in the floor event….

Peterson: The coronavirus pandemic will change everything — including spending in college sports

CLOSE SportsPulse: This weekend we would have been watching the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight play out. Scott Gleeson plays out our March Madness simulation to see who would have punched their ticket to the Final Four. USA TODAY Salaries skyrocketed. College football’s highest levels included lavash, high-dollar capital-improvement projects. Athletics fund-raising was booming. It was…