Huuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaay! Is there some rule (I feel like there was, and still may be, a rule at some point) disallowing the sale of alcohol at on-campus arenas? Because SMU is bringing in the big bucks with beer sales, and apparently more schools are moving in that direction.
Other than the obvious benefit of more money, there's the issue of pregame binge drinking by the students (and let's be honest, some alumni). I can safely say that I always drank more for on-campus games than at the Wells Fargo Center, because I knew I could get a couple while in the game to sustain a good buzz.
Weigh in on this for me.
And now, the "news."
Gruden says Darrel Young "will be a major part of Redskins' offense" | Comcast SportsNet Washington
A lot of players don’t read the papers or follow team scuttlebutt that moves over the Internet. Redskins fullback Darrel Young does follow what’s being said and he was well aware that some were saying during the offseason that his job might be eliminated.
The 20 Law Schools that have seen greatest drop in applications 2008-2013 | Spivey Consulting
Villanova is in the top-10, which shouldn't be surprising for anyone who has paid attention to the school's happenings since 2007.
Report: SMU sold nearly $350,000 worth of booze at basketball games | CollegeBasketballTalk
Are you reading this, Vince?
John Calipari’s return to Kentucky ‘solely’ due to loyalty to his players | CollegeBasketballTalk
Cal told The Sporting News that he couldn't leave behind the guys that decided to return to school. Do you buy it?
Watch this incredible dunk from beyond the free throw line -- from a high schooler - SportsNation - ESPN
We don't know a lot about Shelby McEwen, but we can say two things with absolute certainty. One: he has absolutely massive ups and can dunk from something like a mile away from the rim ......
NCAA reaches $70 million settlement in concussion lawsuit | SBNation.com
Money would be provided toward testing and research, and new concussion protocols would be put into place.
Is men’s college soccer about to undergo big changes? Many hope so. - The Washington Post
Under a new proposal, Division I men's soccer would move from a fall schedule to a full academic-year calendar, enhancing player development.
The Greg Monroe Paradox | Medium.com
He’s young, productive, and without a real position in the modern NBA. Is that why no one wants to pay him?
Money’s Best Colleges | Money.com
Villanova is not ranked.
Building a Better College Ranking System. Wait, Babson Beats Harvard? | NYTimes.com
Money magazine released a new list of best colleges focused on what is on the minds of many parents and students: money. Babson ranked No. 1.
Texas Kicker’s Hair Is Party in the Front, Party in the Back | The Big Lead
It's kind of like a party-harder version of the classic Bieber-bowl cut.
Near US-Mexico border, working to identify immigrants buried in unmarked graves | The Boston Globe
More than 6,000 immigrants have died crossing the southern border since 1998, according to federal records, and hundreds of them have never been identified. College students from Baylor University and the University of Indianapolis are the only ones out there, trying to identify them.
Comcast Confessions: when every call is a sales call | The Verge
When AOL executive and Comcast customer Ryan Block recently tried to cancel his internet service, he ended up in a near-yelling match with a customer service representative who spent 18 minutes...