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

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Daily 'Nova links, today featuring Radnor's craziest woman, bad coaching gigs, and the failing prospect of the Winter Olympics.

Huuuummmmmppp Daaaaaaaaaay! So, as I write this I'm officially worried about Clint Dempsey and the Americans' World Cup campaign. Nothing confirmed yet as we're only about 10 minutes in to last night's friendly, but the news is concerning to say the least.

And assuming it is serious, how odd would it be to see Landon Donovan, the stated 24th player, return to the fold after the controversey of leaving him out?

And now, the "news."

Olivia Kay Anthem at Thunder Game | YouTube
This little girl apparently set TNT on fire last night with her National Anthem before the OKC Thunder playoff game. Apparently, she does some Adele too, and already has a record deal.

Woman who filed ethics complaint against Radnor commissioner wants testimony recorded | Main Line Media News
The Ethics Board, which is investigating the matter, called Perrone as a witness. However, Perrone requested that her testimony be transcribed by a court reporter or videotaped, terms the board has, so far, not agreed to. Perrone offered to pay for the court reporter herself.

Five-star guard Tyus Battle planning June trip to Michigan | UM
And he's also reportedly scheduling further visits to UConn, Duke, and your beloved Villanova.

Women's VBall: Accomplish, Lead and Succeed | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
During her career, libero Mariah Henley accumulated a list of statistics and accomplishments that make her one of the all-time greats in the history of the Villanova volleyball program. 1,703 career digs, third in school history. Averaged 3.91 digs per set throughout career, fourth in program history. Averaged 5.69 digs/set in 2012 and 5.09 digs/set in 2013, respectively, 12th and 32nd in the nation. Second Team All-BIG EAST in 2013. Two-time BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

Looking at the bad head coaching jobs in college basketball | ESPN
Being a Division I college basketball coach is a good gig. But that doesn't mean that all the jobs are good jobs. There are some bad ones and two Big East gigs are noted.

Andy Reid's Main Line House Is for Sale | PhillyMag
The former Eagles head coach has put his Villanova home on the market for $2.3 million.

Nobody Wants To Host The 2022 Olympics | Deadspin
The next Olympics to be awarded, a little more than a year from now, will be the 2022 Winter Games. Rather than going to the strongest bid, the games may end up going to the last city standing--a long list of potential hosts have given up on their Olympic dreams because the whole thing is one huge, useless waste of money.