Five-star center Tony Parker will announce his college choice in 30 minutes or so. Last week I was told he was down to UCLA or OSU.— Evan Daniels (@EvanDanielscout) April 23, 2012
Tune in (or check in here shortly there after) to see if Thad Matta and Jeff Boals' ninja game is on point with their football brethren.
The venerable Bob Hunter warns us all to not get our hopes too much up on Italian basketball commitment (via Henderson, Nevada) Amedeo Della Valle. Remember, Jon Diebler (whom ADV has already been compared to just about everywhere) struggled early in his Ohio State career as well.
Probable Ohio State starting center Corey Linsley describes how the beginning of the Urban Meyer-era at Ohio State not only changed him as a football player but also as a person. A must read.
The Ohio State tennis-industrial complex continues to churn out conference title after conference title after conference title. Congrats to the Big Ten champion men's tennis team (and now holders of a 146 match Columbus based winning streak).
The Virginia Commonwealth athletic director as expected was introduced as Minnesota's new AD this afternoon. TwinCities.com columnist Charley Walters calls it a 'home run'. Given Teague's success both with hiring great coach after great coach for the Rams' now household name basketball program as well as contract savvy in keeping rising star Shaka Smart, Minnesota faithful should have plenty to be excited (and the rest of the Legends division on guard appropriately).
The Paterno family says they'd like to honor the late head coach's wishes and not name Penn State's stadium after their late patriarch... Of course they say so in response to loaded contractual language from the university that would've waved their right to sue regarding the handling of Paterno's termination after 45 years as the Nittany Lions' head man. They do concede that if it happens it happens and they'd certainly view it as a nice gesture following a rather bitter breakup.
The quote from former Stanford and current San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman rings true as Chris Brown makes us all smarter by showing how probable number one and number two NFL Draft Picks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III utilized the play action to perfection.
Rivals.com reveals their choice for the proverbial title of 'Cornerback U.' And your 2012 honoree is... Not Ohio State. Oh, off-season news cycle.
One of the best reads on Mixed Martial Arts you'll have digested in a while (from a college football guy, no less).
Cap your work day off right with the hauntingly beautiful acoustic singer-songwriter stylings of one Ryan Adams.
A great read from SBN's sister site, The Verge, on improving your multi-space work flow.