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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for May 27, 2015

Daily Villanova links.

Huuuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaay! I plan to work on that Big Board on my flight to the west coast today, so look for that this evening or early tomorrow. Other than that, another light day of news other than the Lady 'Cats tearing it up over in Europe.

And now, the "news."

The Rockets douse heat from Townsville in last quarter | Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
A scoring blitz early in the fourth-quarter by Dominic Cheek secured victory for the McDonalds Rockhampton Rockets over the Townsville Heat 94-81 last Friday night. Dom lives on!

Reports: U.S. Justice Department Brings The Goddamn Hammer Down On FIFA | Deadspin
According to reports in both the Wall Street Journal ($) and New York Times, a number of FIFA officials were just arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, and according to the Times are expected to be extradited to the United States where they will face charges of “wire fraud, racketeering and money laundering.” The Times reports that the arrests are being made by Swiss authorities “at the request of the United States Justice Department.” At least ten FIFA officials are under indictment.

Kentucky now has an assistant coach making $700K per season |
Kenny Payne? Kenny Paid.

Nebraska Cornhuskers Sign Extension w/ Tim Miles Through 2019-2020 | BT Powerhouse
The Cornhuskers have inked their head coach for the future.

Northwestern's Collins in it for 'long haul' after extension | Sporting News
Chris Collins' extension, though likely not a blockbuster deal, will probably put him in the middle of the pack when stacked up against his Big Ten counterparts.

How The Art Of Persuasion Saved The TCU Horned Frogs | Forbes
September 18, 2011 was without question the worst day of Chris Del Conte’s professional career. October 6, 2011 was his absolute best. The circumstances that led to such polarization, as well as the events that precipitated as a result, contain within them one of the most powerful lessons of successful organizational leadership [...]

Being 5'9'' Doesn't Stop This Guy From Dunking Over A Dude Sitting On Another Dude's Shoulders | Digg
Ilya Kroshka, a 20-year-old Ukrainian man, shows off his skills and proves once and for all that white men can jump.

The Verge summer movie guide: the biggest and buzziest films of the season | The Verge
Solstice be damned: in the movie business, summer begins in May. Theaters become awash with equal parts over-the-top blockbuster action and family-friendly escapades — explosions and hugs, in other...