Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! You'll be quite pleased at the first article, where even the ESPN scouts came away impressed with Omari Spellman last weekend at Pangos. Whenever you see the term 'wreak havoc' in regards to a big man, you know it was a good day.
And now, the "news."
Bamba & Spellman impress at Pangos camp | ESPN ($)
"The prospect with the highest ceiling at the camp was arguably Mohammed Bamba...while Spellman wreaked havoc in the paint with his long arms, soft hands, motor, and deceptive bounce."
Lennie Merullo, the Last Cub to Play in a World Series, Dies at 98 | NYTimes.com
Merullo enjoyed a distinction that would elude hundreds of other Cubs: he was the last surviving ballplayer to have worn a Cubs uniform in a World Series. Before signing for the Cubs, he played at Villanova.
UAB football being brought back to life only 6 months later, per reports - SBNation.com
The program is returning only six months after it was shut down.
UConn-UCF's new 'Civil Conflict' rivalry trophy is already the country's worst | SBNation.com
These teams hate each other because ... um ... they both have "UC" in their names?
St. Louis Rams DEs Chris Long and William Hayes experience homelessness | ESPN
Howie Long's son doing good! When Rams DE William Hayes asked Chris Long to join him in experiencing homelessness for a night, the two decided to seize the opportunity to raise awareness for a lifestyle most people ignore.
For players making $75 a game, indoor football isn't about the paycheck | Savannah Now
For the love of the game!