Happy Wednesday, 'Nova Nation. Here's your mid-week soccer update: unfortunately Le Arse was victorious yesterday at home to Wigan, meaning that Tottenham's Champions League hopes are still out of their hands. They'll need to defeat Sunderland this weekend and hope that the other French team (Newcastle) can at least steal a point from Arsenal if they're to make Europe's elite competition next season.
Now, your links for the morning.
Baseball - Early Runs Not Enough as Wildcats Fall to Penn State, 7-4 - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
In its final non-conference game of the season Villanova (11-40) scored three runs with one out in the top of the first inning but was held off the scoreboard from that point until there were two outs in the top of the ninth in a 7-4 loss to Penn State (13-34) at Medlar Field on Tuesday afternoon. Two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning gave the Nittany Lions the lead for the first time, 4-3, and Penn State scored three runs in its final two at-bats to provide ample insurance.
St. John’s To Open Season Against Wisconsin in Sioux Falls, South Dakota - Play for the Garden
So they're trading a road game in the best college town in the country for a game in South Dakota? What's the over/under on St. John's fans that make the trip?
The Legend of Malacrianza: Costa Rica’s badass, killer toro - SBNation.com
The latest longform from the mothership. In Costa Rican bullfighting, many toros have come and gone, but none have achieved the legendary status of Malacrianza, whose name means simply "Badass" in English.
What Andrew Wiggins means to Kansas, and college basketball - SBNation.com
The most-ballyhooed college basketball prospect ever shocked the world by committing to Kansas. Here's what Andrew Wiggins will mean to the Jayhawks -- and college basketball as a whole.
Seems like a sport: Unlawful endurance eating, or, barbecuing inside of a grocery store - SBNation.com
In the inaugural installment of "Seems like a sport" we examine the adventures of a Kentucky man who hid in a grocery store, ate approximately 10,000 calories after it closed, and camped out in the attic. I forget the Villanova guy who shut down the all you can eat surf 'n turf in Rhode Island - but I have a feeling he would have been a fan of this.