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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for August 11, 2014

Daily links, today featuring Ijalana's roster fight, Val on O'Bannon, and Maryland finally settles with the ACC.

Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! Not going to lie, I got in late last night after a weekend on the road, so I'm a little beat. And past that, you can go ahead and Google 'Delta' and 'Hunter Army Airfield' and see a little about my flight back south on Friday. All told, what should have been a 2 hour flight took 11 and a half hours.

I'm going to need a few days to recover before I start cracking jokes again.

And now, the "news."

T Ben Ijalana could be a Jets roster surprise,
LB A.J. Edds Leads Parade of Young Players Who'll Vie for Spots on the Jets' Final 53.

Val Ackerman Statement on New NCAA Division I Governance Structure | BIGEAST.COM
Statement issued by BIG EAST Commissioner Val Ackerman on the NCAA board adopting a new Division I governance structure.

First Aid, CPR certifications to hopefully become the norm for college coaches | CollegeBasketballTalk
Schools are now required to have a staff member certified in first aid and CPR present at all practices and games.

O'Bannon Ruling: NCAA Loses
A federal judge has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA antitrust case, opening the doors to college athletes finally profiting off their name, image, and likeness.

Observations: Cincy adds skilled frontcourt to hard-nosed program |
"Villanova-VCU as close as we'll get to Big East-A/10 Challenge"

Western Michigan’s leading scorer to return for sixth season of eligibility | CollegeBasketballTalk
David Brown, who averaged a team-best 19.1 points per game last season, played in a total of 19 games in 2010-11 and 2011-12.

A win for all in ACC, Maryland settlement |  ESPN
The ACC and Maryland agreed to settle their differences Friday, and now everyone can go on their merry way and start anew.

Kentucky men’s basketball tickets stolen before trip to Bahamas | CollegeBasketballTalk
Some tickets came up missing before Kentucky's trip to The Bahamas.

Tony Stewart hits, kills on-foot driver in dirt track incident |
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart did not compete at Watkins Glen on Sunday, a day after he struck and fatally injured dirt track driver Kevin Ward Jr. at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York.

12-year-old girl throws 70 mph fastballs, gives you a reason to watch the Little League World Series |
All in a complete-game shutout. Mo'Ne Davis is unreal.

'Big Brother' was delayed by golf, people screamed in ALL CAPS |
But we cannot confirm or deny the report that MikeJ. was one of them.