NU Sports News Digest for Friday 7/18

Picking up all the pieces for <b>Football</b><br> Some drips and drabs on Big 10 <b>Basektball<br> </b>More <b>Swimming</b> and <b>NFL Cats</b><br> and the <b>PGA Cats</b> play their first rounds

FOOTBALL

Here's the overall offense review:
Move'n the Ball - Purple Preview - Part 9

More of what really happened is starting to get reported in the Rashidi Wheeler case...
Player's health records burned [Chicago Trib]
Tensions flare at Wheeler depositions [The Daily]
Recruiting:
A quiet week on the recruiting front
Big 10:
Don't know why they're so involved, but Dayton seems to have the best coverage of the Clarett "situation"...
Principal defends Clarett, notes transition is tough [Dayton Daily News]
Wayne grad disputes 'special treatment' [Dayton Daily News]
Grant gives Clarett vote of confidence [DDN]

Dick Weiss 
Clarett report dogs Buckeyes [Pioneer]
Terry Pluto  Talking to myself about Maurice Clarett ... [Pioneer]
Blood Clot Sidelines OSU's Douglas [ESPN]
Tackle Douglas to sit out this season [DDN]
Douglas to miss 2003 season [Video - 10TV]

BASKETBALL

Shackles are off for U's Monson [Pioneer]

SWIMMING

NU swimmer nabs 11th place at 2003 world championships [The Daily]

MISCELLANY

ACC Asks To Change Playoff Rule [Fox]

ALUMNI

NFL Cats
Barry Gardner / Kevin Bentley: No Names, just a mention about the folks coming to camp: Browns enter training camp with plenty of questions [Plain Dealer]

PGA Cats

Where They're Playing this week -
Tee Times Local
Luke Donald: British Open - Double Bogeys the last two holes, winds up at +5 - Ouch!  - At the start of play Friday he's ranked 50th - enough to make the cut [Projected at +6].
The Open Official Leaderboard
Tee Times:
Fri: 2:05  10th Tee

More News & Commentary:
Ho joins Otto, Norman and Love at the top [Open Golf]
Hard day for Big Easy at Royal St. George's [Golfweek]

Playing The Nationwide Tour

Jim Benepe - Not Playing
Jesse Daley  - Shot Even Par 72 at the  Henrico County Open; The Dominion Club, Richmond, VA
Carter continues quest at Henrico County Open [Golfweek]
Tee Times:
Fri: 1:30 PM 1st Tee
Josh Habig - Not Playing

Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour

Bjorn Widerstedt -Shot a -3/69 to tie for 26th after the 1st round of the Health Facilities Rehab Outpatient Center Classic at the Bootheel Golf Club
NGA/Hooters Tour: First-round scores [Golfweek]
Tee Time:
Fri:  12:24 PM 1st Tee

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