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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for July 17, 2014

Daily 'Nova links, today featuring hiring daddy, three cheers for Bill Spingler, and watching baseball while on legal drugs.

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Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! The Nike Peach Jam starts today, with Donte DiVincenzo and Team Final kicking things off at 9am ET. Since we're still in the July live period and heading towards the weekend, expect another influx of recruiting news to drop as kids from the 2015, 2016 and 2017 classes hit the circuit once more.

And now, the "news."

Memphis to hire father of two elite recruits, per report |
Josh Pastner might be on the verge of hiring the father of two top 40 recruits.

Radnor Ethics Board dismisses complaint against Commissioner William Spingler | Main Line Media News
Nice try suckers.

Radnor board hires planning firm to help with Villanova, Ardrossan, BioMed projects | Main Line Media News
Radnor board hires planning firm to help with Villanova, Ardrossan, BioMed projects - With three major developments –Villanova, Ardrossan and BioMed—looming in Radnor, the Board of Commissioners Monday hired the planning firm RETTEW Associates Inc. Monday to help township staff.

Power Five's Playoff revenues will double what BCS paid | USA Today
'Group of Five' leagues can expect a five-fold increase from College Football Playoff. The rest of Division I football won't be some fortunate though.

The Buffalo Jills’ Employment Claims: the Future of NFL Cheerleaders | Moorad Sports Law Journal
The Jills’ lawsuit is one of a series of suits filed by cheerleading teams, including the Cincinnati Bengals’ “Ben-GALS,” the Oakland Raiders’ “Raiderettes,” and most recently the New York Jets’ “Flight Crew.”

Hideous collectibles of the NBA Draft's golden age |
Basketball cards that look like the covers of smooth jazz albums. Basketball cards that look like hostage photos. We may never collect like this again.

Mile High Baseball |
Consuming legal marijuana, enjoying America's pastime, and searching for Sasquatch.