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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for March 28, 2014

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring spring soccer, the Sweet 16, and the Pig War.

Happy Friday, 'Nova Nation! The first week without basketball is nearly over. Only roughly 30 more weeks to go!

And now, the "news."

Wildcats to Take Part in Super Soccer Sunday | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
The Villanova Wildcats are in the midst of their spring season and will combine a day of competition with youth clinics on Sunday, April 6 at Penn Park in Philadelphia.

Requiem for the Big East parody | SportsChannel8

ESPN owes us all an apology | The Daily Athenaeum Online
The letter was written by WVU Student Body President-Elect Christopher Nyden and submitted to ESPN in response to what he felt was a negative portrayal of West Virginia University, Morgantown and West Virginians in the "30-for-30" film "Requiem for the Big East."

16 questions that will decide the Sweet 16 |
As the NCAA Tournament resets on Thursday, these 16 questions will determine who moves on to the Elite Eight.

UNC athletics' terrible homework: A brief timeline |
North Carolina has long been suspected of holding its basketball players to loose academic standards. Now, we have proof, which we have completely made up.

Dad Things Bracket |
I can't read this and not laugh out loud. It happened on my flight yesterday, and again in the office today. "I'm switching to cruise control" was a staple of my childhood.

Jameis Winston, Pro Baseball Player? Why It’s Less Crazy Than You Think | The Big Lead
Winston's promise as a baseball player, along with career longevity, top earnings, and the NFL's rookie wage scale make baseball a real alternative. Sound familiar? Matt Szczur went through this process, albeit on a lesser scale.

Soccer's Pig War produces spies and battle cries in the Pacific Northwest |
#Longform! Soccer's Pig War produces spies and battle cries between the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers. MikeJ. is smiling.