Is the NCAA Tournament moving away from holding regional rounds at Football domes? According to Andy Katz, new rule changes could minimize their use in the future.
As part of a preview to next week's US Open at Merion, Jay Wright, Jimmy Rollins and Jeremy Roenick played a round at Merion titled "An Open Challenge." Here are the airdates for your viewing pleasure: • Saturday, June 8 – 6:30pm & 10:30pm (Comcast SportsNet Philly) • Saturday, June 8 – 9:30pm (The Comcast Network Philly) • Sunday, June 9 – 7:30pm (Comcast SportsNet Philly) And since it's the silly season, here are some outtakes from the show courtesy of our friends at CSN Philly.
Former Villanova player Will Sheridan pens this editorial on Jason Williams: "...So when people ask me what I think of Jason Collins coming out while actively playing in the NBA, I say AWESOME! Honestly, how could I not be happy for a man defining his own personal freedom. On some level, Collins has to feel like a weight has been lifted off him..."
This Philadelphia Daily News article shows the relationship between Villanova guard Darrun Hilliard and his mother.
Maybe University presidents shouldn't be in charge of college athletics, it seems that far too many of them are disinterested in the big money programs at their schools.
With all the talk of traditions and continuation, you'd think the Big East/C7 presidents would want to bring some current Big East hoops staffers along. Will that happen?"Employees of the splitting Big East still don't know if they're working for the old or new league. Since the break just occurred, there haven't been requests by the new league to bring any of the staffers along." The new Big East probably won't hire a staff until after they secure a new commissioner, which may still take a few weeks.
Possibly the most negative column ever written about a home-team win. It takes more than winning to impress Marcus Hayes. Real champions score style-points it seems, and beating a weaker opponent by a solid margin? Show Hayes something he cares about.
"[L]et’s just focus on winning four in four. How about Villanova? The Wildcats already own wins against Georgetown, Louisville and Marquette — the three teams that shared the regular-season title. Winning four games in four days is tough, but Villanova is young enough to make it happen."
"Duke athletic director Kevin White said Monday the ACC will likely continue to keep the tournament in Greensboro, N.C. But White said the ACC should look to New York -- Madison Square Garden or Brooklyn -- at some point in a rotation of tournament sites."