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The versatile game of Saddiq Bey is tailor-made for modern NBA | NBA.com
Saddiq Bey’s farewell remarks when he announced in June he’d be leaving Villanova for the NBA Draft were anything but typical. One word in his opening line spoke volumes about who he is, and what
Nova Notebook: For 32 Years Pierce Cared For the Cats | Villanova University Athletics
Jeff Pierce retired as Nova’s Head Athletic Trainer on Sept. 1
#NEWS: Per @VillanovaU’s #COVID19 Dashboard (updated 9/8), there are an estimated 34 active cases at the University, and 22 estimated recovered cases. The University has had 56 positive cases since August 17, 25 residential students & 31 non-residential students. pic.twitter.com/5HWZaDuuTp— The Villanovan (@TheVillanovan) September 9, 2020
Source: The ACC will propose that ever single team in Division 1 will make the 2021 NCAA Tournament.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) September 9, 2020
College basketball floats idea of bubbles for safe season | NBC Sports
The NBA bubble has held. So has the NHL’s double bubble. The WNBA and MLS, no leaks. In this unprecedented landscape of sports in a pandemic world, one indisputable fact has emerged: bubbles work.
Memo: NCAA to furlough its entire staff for 3-8 weeks | AP
The NCAA will furlough its entire Indianapolis-based staff of about 600 employees for three to eight weeks in a cost-saving move, according to memo obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press....
Creativity, diversity and limitless possibility celebrated as LA28 reveals new emblem | Olympic.org
Recognising that no one illustration could express all that Los Angeles and the Games represent, athletes, artists and advocates collaborated
Local Division I schools have different rules for different teams | Mike Jensen
“You can think about the pressure,’' La Salle's athletic director said of having the basketball teams but few other students living on campus. “You’re the one group. You have to get it right.”
Tom Jernstedt, 'Father of the Final Four' and Hall of Famer, Dies at Age 75 | Bleacher Report
Tom Jernstedt, who is known as the "Father of the Final Four" and was a key figure in helping build the men's NCAA tournament to what it is today, died at the age of 75...