Still having a bit of a good old fashioned American hangover after the ladies fell in heartbreaking fashion to Japan yesterday in the Women's World Cup Final - now it's back to the grind as a new week kicks off. Not much over the weekend with the exception of a Ryan Arcidiacono update.
Ryan Arcidiacono picked to play in ESPN Rise Games AAU Super Showcase | The O'Zone
Neshaminy's Ryan Arcidiacono has been selected to play in the ESPN RISE Games AAU 11th Grade Boys Basketball Super Showcase. Action tips off on July 23, with games airing live on ESPNU and ESPN3.com on July 26 and 27 at 7 p.m.
The more high-level competition the better for Arc - we may or may not be looking down the barrel of Maalik Wayns' final year in a 'Nova uniform, so with only Ty Johnson guaranteed to return in 2012, Arch could be relied on to play some major minutes in his freshman year.
Reggie Redding Signs With Tubingen In Germany | FOCUS Online
"Redding fits perfectly into our profile. He is a good all-around player, does many small things in the right way and shoots well from the outside", said Alemannic People manager Robert Wintermantel.
Good for Reggie to catch on another team after winning the Cyprus championship last season with his club.
More news from around the conference after The Jump.
Pitt Football And Mike Haywood: The Ugly Issue Of Race | Cardiac Hill
A representative from the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, an entity with which Mike Haywood has filled out an application for a complaint, thinks said complaint is based at least in part on skin color:
Three Big East Quarterbacks and Three Big East Running Backs Named to O'Brien and Walker Award Watch Lists | Big East Coast Bias
Whereas linebacker is one of the weaker positions in the Big East, quarterback and running back are two of the stronger positions and it's reflected in the watch lists for the Davey O'Brien (nation's best quarterback) and Doak Walker (nation's best running back) Awards.
The conventional wisdom is wrong: Rutgers football will win in 2011 | On the Banks
Think back four years ago. Rutgers was coming off a wonderful 2006 campaign, and averaged a rank in the late teens in the early preseason polls.
I Think It Is Time We Demonstrated The Full Power Of This Station | Anonymous Eagle
Grand Moff Tarkin is right. Marquette and head coach Buzz Wiliams prepare for their toughest non-conference test yet.
Jimmy Clausen's Low Value, and Other News | One Foot Down
What does the future hold for Jimmy Clausen? Can you believe it's already been 20 months since he's thrown his last pass for the Irish?
D.J. Kennedy, the glue - Red Storm in Review 2011 | Rumble In The Garden
Red Storm in Review: DJ Kennedy was the glue for the Red Storm.