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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for August 26, 2014

Daily links, today featuring the best football games of the opening weekend, alumni donations, and how to travel successfully.

Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! A little self promotion this morning since we know none of you read past the cover - I hopped on ESPN Radio in Syracuse yesterday to talk about Friday night's game - you can check it out here and then proceed to criticize me in the comments. In my defense I agreed to this Monday afternoon, completely forgot about it, and then answered a phone and 30 seconds later was on air.


And now, the "news."

Ranking the 99 best games of college football's 2014 opening week |
Top 50, baby! And ahead of Delaware-Pitt, which just makes these rankings covered in feelgood.

Villanova Engineers Create Personal Fitness Device | NBC 10 Philadelphia
"We envision that you could be wearing it in a football helmet in the morning, and then in the afternoon when you're out playing soccer with just a headband. It almost looks like a headband that you might wear for tennis," says Dougherty.

David Falk, Patrick Ewing Commit $3.3 Million to Georgetown Athletics Center | Casual Hoya
Randy? Kyle? Kerry? Or we can just continue to wait on me winning the lottery and naming the new arena myself. Suggestions appreciated.

Finding Dajuan |
"Dajuan Wagner is now 28, at a point in his life when many in South Jersey once believed he'd have a trip to the Basketball Hall of Fame all but locked up." Wagner was LeBron before LeBron, or so it seemed at the time. Now it has been more than 5 years since he played in the NBA.

Basketball prospect drowns after his kayak capsizes | Yahoo Sports
What started out as a beautiful day ended with a tragedy.

Kirk Herbstreit's 10 pieces of travel advice |
"The Popeyes in Terminal C at Hartsfield can ruin your week." That hits a little too close to home.