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COVID-19: How it's affecting Iowa farmers, pork...
Chris Williams talks with the president of Iowa Pork Producers Association, Mike Paustian, about COVID-19 and the affects it is having on Iowa farmers and more.
13 min
PODCAST: #Unfiltered with John Haliburton
Tyrese Haliburton's passionate father, John, joins Chris to talk about his son's decision to head to the NBA.
43 min
Stanz & Fitz: Episode 96
Tyrese is headed pro and canceled sports woes
55 min
State of the Nation: Iowa State Football
Special edition pod: Williams & Blum analyze the current state of the Iowa State Football program.
37 min
EMERGENCY PODCAST: CW on the three basketball t...
What to make of the three basketball transfers, & recruiting this spring and summer for Iowa State.
18 min
Title IX: Episode 15
Sports are canceled, coronavirus concerns and much more
51 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 62
Jared and Jeff dive into Iowa State's defense prior to the 2020 season.
37 min
2019-20 Hoops Postmortem
CW and Stanz put the 2019-20 Iowa State men's basketball season to bed
60 min
EMERGENCY PODCAST: Coronavirus in Kansas City
CW and Stanz react to a wild 24 hours in Kansas City
25 min
PODCAST: Ask CW Anything (March 10, 2020)
CW on next year's basketball freshmen, Cyclone NFL Draft prospects and more.
19 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 61
Previewing spring practice for the Iowa State offense
36 min
INSTANT REACTION: Kansas State 79, Iowa State 63
Initial thoughts on a loss in Manhattan
6 min
CF Radio: 3-5-20
Stanz and Rob Gray on the end of hoops season and looking ahead to KC
48 min
INSTANT REACTION: West Virginia 77, Iowa State 71
Chris Williams commentary on Iowa State's Senior Night loss to West Virginia on Tuesday.
6 min
PODCAST: Ask CW anything (March 3, 2020)
CW on Big 12 rivals, hoops next season and what he'd be doing if not at CF.
27 min
CF Radio - 2-27-20
Blum and Stanz on Iowa State and Big 12 hoops
59 min
Instant Reaction: Iowa State 65, TCU 59
Stanz reacts to Iowa State's win over TCU in Hilton Coliseum
6 min
George Wares shares some perspective on Iowa St...
Coach Wares weighs in on the Cyclone men's basketball team's struggles this season
9 min
TITLE IX: Episode 14
Steph and Alisa are joined by CW to discuss hoops, Kobe's memorial, a historic Iowa State softball player and a lot more.
68 min
INSTANT REACTION: Texas Tech 87, Iowa State 57
Woof. Iowa State loses by 30 at home to Texas Tech. Chris Williams offers up instant analysis.
5 min
CF Radio - 2-20-20
Blum and Stanz on hoops, Tim Mullen and Chris Williams on financial advisers and many other topics
59 min
Stanz & Fitz: Episode 95
A deep hoops discussion bouncing from Iowa State to the NBA to the state of college basketball as a whole and more
66 min
INSTANT REACTION: Kansas 91, Iowa State 71
Iowa State started hot from the field but still lost by 20 in Allen Fieldhouse on Monday night.
6 min
Fans "ask Chris Williams anything" in Monday Musings, which is a podcast this week.
34 min
Instant Reaction: Iowa State 82, Texas 59
Cyclones roll Longhorns in Hilton Coliseum
7 min
CF Radio: 2-13-20
More men's basketball lows, women's basketball highs and Cyclones in the NBA
46 min
INSTANT REACTION: Oklahoma 90, Iowa State 61
Quick hits on Iowa State's 90-61 loss Wednesday night to Oklahoma.
4 min
Title IX: Episode 13
Steph and Alisa are joined by CF's Jacqueline Cordova to talk wrestling and life
37 min
EMERGENCY PODCAST: CW reacts to Tyrese Haliburt...
Chris Williams is raw in his reaction to Iowa State's Tyrese Haliburton being out for the season.
13 min
INSTANT REACTION: Iowa State 73, Kansas State 63
Chris Williams reacts to one of the oddest games he can recall watching in Hilton Coliseum in quite some time.
8 min
CF Radio: 2-6-20
Hoops woes, Gray on Campbell and more
59 min
THESIS: On taking Matt Campbell at his word
Chris Williams goes beyond Campbell's future at ISU, but takes an in-depth look at the man himself.
14 min
INSTANT REACTION: West Virginia 76, Iowa State 61
Analyzing Iowa State's blowout loss to West Virginia on Wednesday evening.
12 min
Stanz & Fitz: Episode 94
Caucus debacle, Cyclone hoops, Super Bowl LIV and more
40 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 60
Mahomeboy Magic brings the Lombardi Trophy to KC
49 min
MONDAY MUSINGS: What if ISU ever won a national...
Chris Williams brings the passion in this special edition of Monday Musings via the podcast.
25 min
INSTANT REACTION: Texas 72, Iowa State 68
A very raw CW reacts to a sickening loss at Texas.
10 min
Iowa State lost to No. 1 Baylor 67-53 on Wednes...
CW believes Wednesday's loss to No. 1 Baylor was Iowa State's final chance to make a statement this season.
12 min
Title IX: Episode 12
Pork recipes, Super Bowl thoughts and the late Kobe Bryant
62 min
LISTEN: Fred Hoiberg on playing/coaching vs. Ko...
CW caught up with Iowa State legend Fred Hoiberg to discuss his NBA days of playing and coaching vs. Kobe Bryant.
16 min
INSTANT REACTION: No. 16 Auburn 80, Iowa State 76
Cyclones fight back but fall in Big 12/SEC Challenge
9 min
CF Radio: 1-23-20
Cyclones hoops and coaching with George Wares
59 min
THURSDAY THESIS: In-depth on Iowa State's hirin...
Chris Williams analysis on Matt Campbell's coaching staff shake up from earlier this week.
18 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 59
Super Bowl matchup is set, ISU offseason wish list and more
46 min
INSTANT REACTION: Iowa State 89, Oklahoma State 82
Iowa State convincingly beat OSU on Tuesday night. What to take from it? Chris Williams has instant reaction.
9 min
INSTANT REACTION: Texas Tech 72, Iowa State 52
Chris Williams rifts on Iowa State's 20-point road loss at Texas Tech.
9 min
CF Radio: 1-16-20
The week that was in Cyclone hoops and Des Moines sports media
59 min
Title IX: Episode 11
KXnO, Cyclones in the NBA and more
34 min
INSTANT REACTION: Baylor 68, Iowa State 55
Chris Williams reacts to Iowa State's 68-55 road loss at No. 2 Baylor on Wednesday night.
8 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 58
Joe Burreaux, Cyclones way-too-early top-10, strength and conditioning, Patrick Mahomeboy
60 min
Off the record with CW: Matt Campbell
An in-depth review of 2019 & what the program needs to do to grow going forward with ISU head coach Matt Campbell.
59 min
All Ball: Episode 3
Jared and Nick dive into Iowa State's win over Oklahoma and preview Baylor
45 min
INSTANT REACTION: Iowa State 81, Oklahoma 68
Chris Williams analysis on Iowa State's rout of Oklahoma on Saturday night in Ames.
13 min
NEW: Coach George Wares on ISU Football and Exp...
Longtime ISU fan and hall of fame softball coach George Wares talks Cyclone Football expectations.
9 min
CF Radio: 1-9-20
A deep dive into ISU hoops
59 min
INSTANT REACTION: Kansas 79, Iowa State 53
Not. Even. Competitive. Chris Williams on Iowa State's blowout loss to Kansas.
7 min
Stanz & Fitz: Episode 93
The guys discuss the football coaching carousel, the NFL playoffs, the Bachelor and more
62 min
Stanz and Nick Graham react to TCU loss, previe...
Jared and Nick dive into Iowa State's loss to TCU in Fort Worth then look ahead to Wednesday's game with Kansas
39 min
INSTANT REACTION: TCU 81, Iowa State 79 (OT)
Stanz gives his instant thoughts on Iowa State's loss to TCU
19 min
CF Radio: 1-2-20
Jared Stansbury and Kevin Fitzpatrick air out their thoughts on Iowa State basketball
58 min
Title IX: Episode 10
Camping World Bowl and New Year goals
48 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 57
Jeff and Jared look towards the Iowa State football offseason
65 min
2019 Football Postmortem Podcast
Chris Williams and Jared Stansbury drink beer and reflect on the 2019 football season.
38 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 56
Jeff and Jared give their final thoughts on the Camping World Bowl
42 min
Thursday Thesis: Final analysis on Iowa State v...
Chris Williams talks keys to Iowa State walking away victorious in the Camping World Bowl.
28 min
Dylan Montz and Alex Halsted join Jared to talk...
Jared, Dylan and Alex come together to break down the Camping World Bowl and answer fan questions
36 min
CF NEWS DUMP: Hear from the head coaches prior ...
Matt Campbell and Brian Kelly talk about different aspects of Saturday's Camping World Bowl matchup
5 min
Jared Stansbury checks in after arriving in Orl...
Stanz with a quick update and preview of this week's coverage from Orlando
6 min
Bowl Betting Bonanza: Part 2
Chris Williams & Todd Kirke break down bowl games from Dec. 27 to the end of the postseason for gamblers wanting insight.
85 min
PODCAST: Why CW was impressed with Iowa State's...
Attention to detail was present in Iowa State's 30-point win over IPFW.
9 min
CW & Stanz preview the Camping World Bowl
Chris Williams and Jared Stansbury give some final thoughts on the bowl matchup before leaving for Orlando
26 min
DraftKings Bowl Betting Bonanza - Part One
Chris Williams and Todd Kirke make their first round of bowl game picks
62 min
Jared Stansbury and Nick Graham dive into Iowa ...
Jared is joined by Nick Graham to break down Iowa State hoops heading into conference play
31 min
Title IX: Episode 9
Brooke Johnson joins Steph and Alisa to talk cooking, Cyclone hoops and the bowl game
49 min
Stanz & Fitz: Episode 92
Basketball woes, Star Wars week plus Stanz & Fitzmas
63 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 55
Breaking down CF's All-Decade Football Team
80 min
INSTANT REACTION: Iowa 84, Iowa State 68
Chris Williams reacts to Iowa State's brutal showing in the 2019 Cy-Hawk game.
8 min
Stanz & Fitz: Episode 91
Going to Orlando, a Cy-Hawk preview and underrated underdogs bowl extravaganza
70 min
Reviewing Intern Brandon's Preseason Bold Predi...
Jared roasts Intern Brandon for going 1-of-13 on his bold college football predictions
47 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 54
We're going to Disneyworld
61 min
REACTION: CW quick hits on a bowl matchup vs. N...
Chris Williams gives his initial thoughts on Iowa State's bowl matchup vs. Notre Dame.
9 min
TITLE IX: Episode 8
On the disappointing loss to K-State, crazy people on Twitter & Cyclone basketball.
31 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 53
Manhattan blues, defensive future and CFP thoughts
77 min
Instant Reaction: Kansas State 27, Iowa State 17
Another loss in Manhattan
13 min
PODCAST: CW & Travis Hines from Atlantis; on IS...
Chris Williams & Travis Hines discuss Iowa State's opening round loss to Michigan in The Bahamas. Plus a look ahead to Bama.
26 min
Thursday Thesis - Kansas State
Jay Jordan's final thoughts on Kansas and previewing Kansas State
30 min
PODCAST: CW previews Atlantis & talks football;...
Chris Williams is in the Bahamas and previews the Battle for Atlantis, with some thoughts on ISU football as well.
21 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 52
A Jayhawk sleepwalk
59 min
INSTANT REACTION: Iowa State 41, Kansas 31
Chris Williams with is initial thoughts following a closer-than-expected Senior Day victory over Kansas.
9 min
CF Radio: 11-21-19
Brock's brilliance, picks with Tim and basketball thoughts
59 min
Thursday Thesis - Kansas
Previewing the Cyclones and Jayhawks
31 min
Stanz & Fitz: Episode 90
Win over Texas, basketball thoughts, molding young minds and more
42 min
CW's thoughts on Iowa State basketball's beatdo...
Chris Williams has a few thoughts on Iowa State's 75-43 win over Southern Mississippi on Tuesday night.
12 min
Title IX: Episode 7
Win over Texas, hoops recruiting and being thankful
47 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 51
Recapping Iowa State's last-second win over Texas
80 min
INSTANT REACTION: Iowa State 23, Texas 21
The Cyclones knock off Texas on a game-winning field goal. Hear from a relieved Chris Williams.
9 min
CF Radio: 11-14-19
Prohm on the NFL, picks with Tim and more
58 min
Thursday Thesis: Texas breakdown/prediction
Chris & Rob are joined by Jay Jordan to break down Saturday's game between the Cyclones and Texas.
38 min
Stanz & Fitz: Episode 89
Loss in Norman, looking towards Longhorns, basketball signings and more
69 min
Football (And Random Things): Episode 50
The two-point conversion, the comeback, the second half defense and heartbreak in Norman
63 min