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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for September 5, 2014

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Daily Villanova links.

TGIF, 'Nova Nation! Here's day 1 of Jalen Brunson's official visit, in one tweet.

Should be a fun Friday of freaking out. Quick programming note - I'm out of pocket for most of the weekend, but we'll have a post up early Saturday morning detailing how you can watch Villanova vs. Fordham (TV! Online Stream! Radio!) and you'll be in the capable hands of Brian for game coverage.

And now, the "news."

Big East Starting Year-Round Digital Network With Fox | Bloomberg
The Big East Conference is starting a year-round digital network that will be distributed on Fox Sports’ online platform, commissioner Val Ackerman said.

Villanova welcomes Fordham in football on Saturday I The Morning Call
"If there was one early-season win that served notice that Fordham was a special football team in 2013, it was the Rams' 27-24 victory over then No. 8-ranked Villanova last Sept. 7."

An Open Letter to Villanova Fans | Fact on Villanova Theater
Preach.

Villanova University proposes plan to tear down Butler Annex athletics building | Main Line Media News
Villanova showed some sketches to the Radnor Planning Commission on Tuesday as while seeking approval for plans to tear down the Butler Annex Building and replace it with the "West Endzone Project," which will be a football-support building with a new weight room (and yes, they just revamped the old one), locker rooms, team meeting rooms, and space for training and team meals. The building will be around 14,600 square feet and will free up space under the stadium to be re-purposed for other sports.

Watch Live as Volleyball take on the Aztec Invitational | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Look I'm not saying you should tune in for the spandex and the #butts but I'm not advising against that either.

Baseball Announces Addition of Chris Collazo to Coaching Staff | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Baseball head coach Joe Godri announced the addition of Chris Collazo to the team's coaching staff today. Collazo will be involved in all aspects of the baseball team's operations and will work with the Villanova hitters and defense. He will also coordinate the Wildcats nationwide recruiting efforts.

D.C. Group Launches Website for 2024 Olympics Bid | NBC4 Washington
The effort to bring the 2024 Olympics to the Washington, D.C. region will take another big step Thursday.