why does iowa state play sweet caroline

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Trever Ryen hears “Sweet Caroline” and automatically thinks about one thing … Victory. He thinks about Iowa State’s 14-7 win against No. 4 TCU in 2017, in particular.
https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/entertainment/music/2018/09/07/sweet-caroline-iowa-state-cyclones-athletics-football-basketball-neil-diamond-cyhawk-boston-redsox/1211156002/

2why does iowa state play sweet caroline
And they play it after games that we win. If you look on google Iowa state and Sweet Caroline you’ll see some fun youtube videos of it being played during and after games. Considering the fans stormed the field after the three overtime Iowa win, and the two overtime Oklahoma State win, and celebrated to Sweet Caroline on the field, I’d say this tradition is here to stay.
https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20111119075602AAawMHs

3why does iowa state play sweet caroline
Sweet Caroline Made popular in recent years, Iowa State fans sing Sweet Caroline By Neil Diamond in between the third and fourth quarters of football games when the Cyclones are ahead as well as post-game after significant victories.
https://cyclones.com/sports/2015/6/22/traditions.aspx

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SWEET CAROLINE! October 21, 2011. … you are really missing out. There’s a reason why they are introduced as the “pride of Iowa State”! The band, composed of over 300 students, … and they’ve been known to play anything from classic 90’s boy band songs to “I’m On a Boat” by Lonely Island.
http://www.cyclonelife.net/2011/10/sweet-caroline/

5Sweet Caroline

“Sweet Caroline” is sometimes part of the regular rotation of songs during sports events at other universities, and although noted as not as being a tradition specific to or uniquely associated with Pennsylvania State University, out of a speculated concern with the song’s lyrics in the wake of the Penn State child sex abuse scandal, the university removed the song from the rotation of music …
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_Caroline

6Penn

Neil Diamond’s classic “Sweet Caroline” will no longer be played at Penn State football games because the lyrics have been deemed inappropriate … in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
https://www.tmz.com/2012/08/27/penn-state-football-jerry-sandusky-sweet-caroline-banned-neil-diamond/

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Sweet Caroline was consistently coming in as a write-in fan favorite, therefore, it was resurrected. But Penn State trustee Ted Brown said “hallway conversations” have been in the works for months between several trustees and athletic director Dave Joyner regarding bringing the song back into the stadium lineup, but the topic was not discussed during Thursday and Friday’s board meetings.
https://www.collegian.psu.edu/football/article_aa1e4d56-2485-11e3-b58d-001a4bcf6878.html

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Sweet Caroline has had its moments in Iowa State history, blasting through the speakers after a BCS-busting victory over then 44 year old Mike Gundy’s Oklahoma State Cowboys. More often than not though, the chorus is a prelude to an epic collapse than can only be topped by the events of the next home game.
https://www.widerightnattylite.com/2017/9/26/16363520/iowa-state-fans-encouraged-to-kneel-during-sweet-caroline

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In 1997, an employee at Fenway Park, Amy Tobey, who was in charge of music at the ballpark, decided to play the song “Sweet Caroline.” Why? Because she knew someone who just had a baby named Caroline. While the crowd enjoyed it that day, it didn’t instantly become an anthem.
https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/massachusetts/boston/articles/why-sweet-caroline-is-a-boston-anthem/

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It’s a common sight on YouTube videos for University of Pittsburgh football fans: Four shirtless students wrap their arms around each
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2010/11/26/How-Sweet-Caroline-became-the-Pitt-fans-singalong/stories/201011260183

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1Pro Football Hall of Fame honored for wellness programs
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is being honored by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) with its Booker T
http://www.dailyjournal.net/2020/10/02/fbn-nfl-notes-2/
Published Date: 2020-10-02T16:43:00.0000000Z

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1  Final play and celebration of Iowa State’s win over TCU
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1Paul Rudd filmography
2016). "Movie Review: "The Fundamentals of Caring" cast, plot impresses". Iowa State Daily. Retrieved January 15, 2020. "Fun Mom Dinner (2017, Alethea Jones)"…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul Rudd filmography

2List of Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign endorsements
2020). "Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller Endorses Joe Biden for President". The Des Moines Register. Retrieved January 17, 2020. Cummings, Caroline (May…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List of Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign endorsements

3List of Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign primary endorsements
2020). "Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller Endorses Joe Biden for President". The Des Moines Register. Retrieved January 17, 2020. Cummings, Caroline (May…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List of Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign primary endorsements