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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for August 4, 2014

Daily links, today featuring sailing's new fleet, 80s Big East greats, and the Air Force's struggles.

Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! Villanova football's summer camp opened yesterday afternoon, meaning that we're just weeks away from gridiron action. Can the 'Cats pull the upset in Syracuse on August 29th? On the legs of John Robertson or not at all, I say.

Side note: Villanova hasn't announced two start times for September games (Fordham and Penn) yet. That seems odd.

And now, the "news."

Villanova Sailing's capital campaign for a new fleet of boats is officially underway! | Villanova Sailing
Our team is a competitive club sport at Villanova University. We compete in the Mid-Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (MAISA) against other schools that are both on a club and varsity level.

Big East Coast Bias Roundtable: Best Player of the 1980s | Big East Coast Bias
The Big East Coast Bias team goes back in time - to when cell phones were 40 pounds heavier - to discuss the greatest Big East players of the 1980s.

Glen Rock golfer has his plans for future in the bag | NorthJersey.com
Zach Egermayer, the Glen Rock resident who starred on Bergen Catholic’s state-championship golf team this spring, has continued his hot tournament scoring this summer before he heads off to continue his links career at Villanova University.

Butler challenging itself with 2014-15 schedule |News-Sentinel.com
It remains to be seen how "excited" they'll be in November when they have to begin winning games against this schedule.

Syracuse kicker Ross Krautman's career is over | Boston Herald
Syracuse star kicker Ross Krautman's career is over. He will not return following hip surgery that cut short his 2013 season after two games.

Air Force’s football and athletics culture requires a deeper investigation | CollegeFootballTalk
Disturbing findings within the Air Force athletics culture will lead to a more thorough examination of the program, including the football team.

Coaching the Mind: Mary Willingham Appears to have Plagiarized Passages of her Master's Thesis | Blogspot
Prepare for an imminent internet explosion: "When a commenter on the Inside Carolina message boards raised a question about the disparate quality between Willingham's thesis and her subsequent writings, other members started scrutinizing her thesis. Within a few hours, several examples of apparent plagiarism were reported on the message boards."