NU Sports News Digest for Thursday 7/30

<b>**Late Edition**</b> <br> Lots of <b>Football</b> news to read and talk about<br> and a few more <b>prospects</b> emerge.<br> New Assistant for <b>Volleyball<br> Commentary</b> on NFL Camps and Heat<br> and the <b>PGA Golf Cats</b> are all on the course this weekend along with NU <b>Golfer</b> Tom Johnson...see where they all are playing.

FOOTBALL

Wright brings some 'integrity' to Big Ten kickoff luncheon [The Daily]

Referees, Coaches Get Used To Life Without Halo Rule [AP/CNN/SI]
Recruiting
Tim Ball: More Offers on the Way
Anton Narinskiy: Talks about a timetable
Big 10
Ohio State Tailback Barred From Preseason Training [ESPN]
NCAA Investigating Theft From Clarett [Fox]

Man Convicted Of Murder In Shooting Of Minnesota Football Player [ESPN/AP]

GOLF

NU Golfer Tom Johnson is playing in the Western Amateur this weekend. - He's at even par 72 after the first round.
Wittenberg headlines field at 101st Western Amateur [Golfweek]
Fast start for 1st-timer at '03 Western Amateur [Golfweek]

BASKETBALL

Semi-Finals at the AAU Nationals [Purple Reign]

VOLLEYBALL

Jenny Manz Named To Wildcat Volleyball Staff [NU Sports]

SOCCER

NU soccer players kick up storm in youth tournament [The Daily

MISCELLANY

Wheeler family suing drugmakers [Chicago Sports]

Telander takes on the NFL - maybe he's just mad at all coaches?
Weiberg To Become BCS Coordinator [Fox/AP]

ALUMNI

PGA Cats
Where They're Playing this week -
Tee Times Local
Luke Donald: Surprise, Luke is playing the Scandanavian Open - He's also an associate member of the European PGA Tour - Hmmmm.Scandic Carlsberg Scandinavian Masters [europeantour]
He shot a -1 71to be tied for 19th right now. - Tees off at 2:10 local time tomorrow.
[Thanks to Tom Detrick for finding Luke in Scandahoovia]
 
* Playing The Nationwide Tour
The Chattanooga Classic
Jim Benepe - Tee Times
Thursday - 1:20 Tee 10
Friday - 8:30 AM Tee 1

Jess Daley - Apparently withdrew
Weather Delayed the start of the tournament -

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Greater Vancouver Classic
Josh Habig - Tee Times:
Thursday - 12:30 PM 1st Tee
Friday - 7:30 AM 10th Tee

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
No Tournaments until August
Bjorn Widerstedt - FWIW - is ranked 96th on the NGA tour after 2 tourneys with a 70.88 average score

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