NU Sports News Digest for 7/6

<b>**Fourth of July Weekend Edition**</b> <br> [In the Summer - NU News gets scarce]<br> More <b>Football </b>Recruiting Links, Trivia and a 10 win in 1903.<br> <b>Basketball</b> gets the Christmas Break tournament Settled.<br> <b>Baseball </b>Alum updates<br> <b>Luke </b>shooting for British Open pass...

FOOTBALL

Damien Part II? [Pool]
Illinois Corner Names Wildcats [Pool ]

NU feels the love yet again from the conference in this week's new question! [HailToPurple]

What better way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of NU's very first Big Ten Champs, the 1903 team, than by handing them a tenth win? [Hail to Purple]

If you haven't visited FEW's site, he's got a whole bunch of new gag posters up there...

Recruiting
RB Jimmy Calhoun  Scouting Ohio Running Back
CB Brian Piszczor Profile Of Illinois Cornerback
RB Matthew Parent Lands 1st Offer
QB Kurt Shoemaker Could be a steal!

BASKETBALL

Field Set For 43rd Annual Sierra Providence SunClassic [NU Sports]

Big Ten Men's Basketball Leads Nation in Attendance for 27th Straight Year [Big 10]

BASEBALL

NU outfielder ditches school for minors [The Daily]
Updating the Baseball Alumni [Purple Reign]

MISCELLANY

The ACC Wars seem to be over, with 2 Big East teams now in the ACC - wonder who will play, who in basketball..???
ACC Welcomes Miami, Va. Tech [CNN/SI]
Mandel: BCS Or Bust [CNN/SI]

Derrick Nix survived a kidney failure supposedly brought on by taking too much Viox - its in the courts, but its good to see Nix back, as a Coach!
A Little Thinner But Feeling Great, Nix Returns To Southern Miss [ESPN]

More fun and games out in Gary country - will they let him keep his part time job?
CU's Bloom Appeals NCAA Over Skiing Endorsements [CNN/SI]

ALUMNI

PGA Cats
Luke Donald is playing in the Western Open at Cog Hill G&CC - in Lemont, IL
and is playing for a British Open exemption.
Here's Luke Donald's Live Leaderboard

Donald goal: British Open [Chicago Trib]
At nine back, Mickelson [and Luke] have eye on British Open [Sun Times]

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