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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for June 3, 2014

Daily 'Nova links, today featuring tragic news at the Inquirer, the top coaches in college hoops, and why the World Cup is so f*cking awesome.

Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! It dawned on the staff in the past few days that we're heading into the summer season and we're in the process of ramping up some fresh content ideas for you all. But, I encourage you to chime in with what you want to see more (and less of) from us. We're hear to please you, after all.

That, or we could just discuss Vodka Politics all summer.

And now, the "news."

Delaney to attend Blair Academy |
In case you missed our latest big board, Tim Delaney is taking a step up in high school competition for his senior year, a move that should really please Wildcat fans.

Villanova professor blames Russian aggression on 'Vodka Politics' | Main Line Media News
I'm not the most politically involved guy around, but I feel somwhat compelled to purchase this professor's book because he used the term 'Vodka Politics' to accurately describe what's happening in the world. I hereby lay claim to 'Whiskey Politics' and reserve the right to use to explain any of my actions in the future.

Philly Inquirer co-owner among 7 dead in plane crash | CNBC
I totally blanked on adding this to our list over the weekend - apologies and RIP...Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner and Temple Trustee Lewis Katz was among the seven people killed in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts. This is a very stressful time for both Philly institutions.

The Top 50 Coaches in College Hoops | ESPN
Ranking the top 50 coaches in college basketball, #25-50... No Jay Wright, yet.

DePaul, Northwestern announce five-year series beginning in 2015 | CollegeBasketballTalk
The two Chicagoland area schools will meet five times, beginning in 2015-16.

The Courting of Marvin Clark | The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education takes on the recruitment of Marvin Clark, once a highly sought-after basketball recruit sworn to the University of Oregon...

Your one-stop NCAA vs. O'Bannon trial primer: What to know for June 9th |
The biggest legal battle in college sports history is just days away. The SB Nation mothership get you all caught up.

Dan Marino joins NFL concussion lawsuit |
A high-profile name in Dan Marino joins the massive group of former players suing the NFL over concussions. Speaking of Marino, it allows me to resurface this incident for you all to take pleasure in.

The World Cup is better than your job: An interview about priorities |
Speaking of this, my move to Atlanta to a 'home office' could not have come at a better time.