Happy Tuesday, ‘Nova Nation! Congrats to Villanova Wildcats safety Rob Rolle who was named to the preseason STATS FCS All-American team yesterday. Rolle - who was the CAA’s preseason Defensive Player of the Year - looks primed for a major swansong on the Main Line.
Only a month until football!
And now, the “news.”
Rob Rolle named a preseason FCS 1st Team All-American | STATS FCS
Rolle was the only Villanova player on the three All-American teams announced by STATS.
LaVar Ball isn't worthy of our time | ESPN
Tell it like it is (as usual), Jay Bilas.
Short on players, can desperate high school football team save its season? - NJ.com
This year was supposed to be best of all, when the 6-foot-4 Murphy locked down a college scholarship and led his team as senior captain. Only now, there may be no season at all. He’s being recruited by Yale, Lehigh, Georgetown, Villanova and others.
University Business Magazine Honors Six Colleges and Universities as “Models of Excellence”
“The Summer 2017 Models of Excellence honorees strategically shifted resources to better serve their student populations, often resulting in increased internal and community support,” says JD Solomon, editorial director of University Business.
Villanova launches first-of-its-kind master's program in accounting and big data | Philadelphia Business Journal
The university's business school worked with local firms to craft the program.
Los Angeles makes deal to host 2028 Summer Olympics | LA Times
Los Angeles has reached an agreement with Olympic leaders to host the Summer Games in 2028 instead of 2024, according to a source close to the negotiation.