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The Sun's Arizin: Kevin Monangai is back with the Eagles

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Hard work pays off, kids.

Huuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaay! It appears as if Kevin Monangai has taken the latest step in his journey to an NFL roster. The Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly brought Monangai back to the practice squad, where he'll continue to have the opportunity to work his way up to the 53-man roster.

We just had the Atlanta Alumni Golf Outing on Monday, and Brian Finneran gave a great talk about how Villanova taught him about perseverance (I never fully realized the path he took the Falcons before that night), and it's great to see another Wildcat working hard to make his dreams come true. Keep at it, Kev.

And now, the "news."

Kevin Monangai back with the Eagles | Philly Sports Network
After being cut, Monangai has been resigned to the practice squad.

Men's Soccer Looks to Regain Momentum Against Temple | Villanova.com
Villanova hopes to regain the momentum it had while amassing three straight wins before a defeat last Saturday when it hosts Temple Wednesday (4 p.m./Nova Nation All-Access).

Fourth Generation Villanovan Kate Poppe Bleeds Blue and White | Villanova.com
Senior softball pitcher Kate Poppe was born to be a Wildcat. No, literally, Villanova Blue and White runs through her DNA.

San Diego State under investigation by NCAA for potential violations | CBSSports.com
Multiple sources told CBS Sports that among the potential violations at SDSU, coached by Steve Fisher, are alleged improper benefits to recruits.

ODU may lose Saturday, but its schedule makers are on a winning streak | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com
ODU's success in scheduling home games with ACC teams ever since has been nothing short of miraculous.

The 50 Most Caffeinated Colleges | TIME Labs
Did we miss this from 3 weeks ago? According to GrubHub, Villanova is the 10th most caffeinated college.

Michael Jordan might have made more money last year than in his entire playing career (not adjusted for inflation) | ESPN
That Michael Jordan is cleaning up even though his playing career is over shouldn't surprise you. That he made more money in 2014 than he did in his whole playing career?