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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for August 22, 2014

Daily links, today featuring Robertson's new shoulder, Szczur's alternate route, and Mike Francesa owning John Calipari on live air.

SB Nation 2014 College Football Guide

Happy Friday, 'Nova Nation! When we regather on Monday morning, it will be football game week. Can you taste it? The staff has put together a pretty good collection of reading material this morning. Especially towards the end of the post where we get into the silly season-esque material. That's been getting better and better with each passing week.

Must mean that sports are getting closer.

And now, the "news."

John Robertson looks fantastic after offseason labrum surgery | CBS Philly
KYW's Matt Leon previews the upcoming college football season for Villanova.

Chennault uses Philly streets in film about taking right path |
Former Villanova basketball player Tony Chennault has written and directed 'Oldhead,' a film about mentoring youth.

Women's Soccer Set for Opener Friday vs. Drexel | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
The Villanova women's soccer team kicks off the 2014-15 academic year this Friday, August 22nd when they host the Drexel Dragons at the newly renovated Higgins Soccer Complex. Game time is slated for 4:30 p.m. and marks the NCAA Division I opening day for women's soccer across the country.

Top 20 NFL Draft Class of 2015 Sleepers | Beyond Sports Network
Beyond Sports lists Villanova RB Kevin Monangai among it's top-10 "sleeper" picks for the NFL Draft. If he gets back to his 2012 production this season, it won't be hard to see a few scouts showing up to kick the tires on Nova's top tailback this year.

Villanova Football Season Preview | BennettRank
Villanova Football enters 2014 at number 14 in our rankings. Check out our Top 25 Season Preview for more on the top college teams to watch this fall.

UConn agree to home & home series with Arizona, Ohio State | ESPN
Ohio State and Arizona, a pair of powerhouse programs, will play each other in a two-year, home-and-home agreement that the schools announced on Wednesday.

Blue Jays oppose Creighton's bid to trademark logo | AP
The Toronto Blue Jays are contesting Creighton University's use of a new logo, saying the depiction of the school's "Bluejay" too closely resembles the logo of the major league baseball team.

Szczur could have taken different path | Cape May County Sports
On a Saturday in early November in 2006 the Lower Cape May Regional High School football team was clinging to a five point lead over Buena in a game it needed to win in order to secure its first ever home state playoff game Matt Szczur also the team’s quarterback stood 12 yards behind center in punt formation at about his own 25 yard line.

Notre Dame Was Never Special And Never Will Be | Deadspin
Listen, I have heard Joe Theismann speak on national television. You don't have to be a genius to get yourself an ND diploma. It's Purdue with nicer helmets.

Curtis Malone's two businesses: AAU basketball and drugs |
Story on the dueling cocaine/heroin and AAU empires of Curtis Malone. Robin Hood or drug trafficker?

10 episodes of 'The Simpsons' every sports fan needs to watch |
You can watch each and every episode now, but sports fans need to pay attention to these ten.


John Calipari poses as a fan to defend himself on Mike Francesca show |
Listen to the Kentucky coach pose as 'John from Kentucky' on the air. Can you imagine if Jay called in as "Jay from Berwyn?"