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More on NU Great <b>Ron Burton </b>and his impact on the Boston community <br>NU has another POY in <b>Volleyball</b> <br>Baz ready to play <b>Football </b>against Duke<br> <b>PGA Cats'</b> schedule and <b>Jeff Roehl</b> gets a shakey start with the Giants...

More on Ron Burton [right]

If you want to see the impact one person can have on a community - read these articles -
Megliola:Ron Burton; A life of compassion [Daily News]
Burton's impact will not soon pass [Daily News]
Community loses a giant in Burton [Boston Globe]
Ron Burton passes away  [Patriots]
[Thanks Willie Weinbaum for sending these along]


He had a bloody nose, and a banged up left shoulder but Brett Basanez's ready to go...
Basanez set to play [Chicago Trib]

Looks like there might be some changes up front for the Wildcats - Also Randy remembered Ron Burton in his comments...
Cats may face stormy week in more ways than one [Sun Times]

The Waterboy trashes the Wildcats' coaching staff...
Team-wide Blow-up Leads to Blow-out [FEW]

Note about the NU-Duke game,
down towards the bottom...
Inside Dish: Clarett's NFL future's far from certain

at Duke Blue Devils [9/20]:
Awards for 2 Dookies as the Blue Devils go 2-1...
Schneider And Smith Earn ACC Weekly Honors [GoDuke]

Interesting article -
1. Duke Coach Carl Franks is really on the Hotseat and
2. This guy thinks we're the only team left on their schedule that they are "capable of beating." Hmmmm...
Dascenzo: It's never easy for Duke FB [Herald Sun]

They're talking about their frosh QB the way we have talked about Baz...BTW Duke is leading the ACC in rushing.
Close call builds team confidence [Chronicle]

The Devils Den guys look at the Rice game...
Duke vs. Rice: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly [Devils Den]

at Ohio State [9/27]
If you're paying attention, the Bucks look somewhat beatable lately...but they know how to pull it out...
Buckeyes survive overtime thriller against Wolf Pack [The Lantern]

Ohio State Continues Homestand Against Bowling Green [osubuckeyes]
Ohio State-Northwestern Tickets on Sale [osubuckeyes]

Perry Replaces Clarett as Nation's Dominant Back [WBNS-TV]

Buckeyes' winning strategy is to pass on running game  [Plain Dealer]

Big 10
QB Contoiversy at Michigan State?
MSU to play Stanton? [Chicago Trib]
Smoker questionable against Notre Dame [Fox]

Illinois has an injured WR
Adeyemo sidelined

Turner still confident after 1-2 start [Chicago Trib]

From the and others
This db prospect has NU on the top of his list, he got a call, but no offer yet...
Kendrick Davis: Tuscaloosa DB updates Top 5


Northwestern's Lodzik Tabbed as Volleyball Player of the Week [Big 10]


The Cats with Sticks drop one to the Blue Hens - its the first home loss for them - next up is the Hawkeyes on the road...
'Cats Fall to Delaware, 2-1


The Maurice Clarett saga continues as Mo tries to get into the NFL early....
Inside Dish: Clarett's NFL future's far from certain [Fox/AP]
Let me in! Clarett applies for 2004 draft [Fox/AP]

Please don't pick on the Hurricanes...
Boston College coach asks students to behave [Fox/AP]

Talking about the Vandy decision - they don't think is a big deal...
Sports Commentary: Trying to hide an athletic department [Chronicle]


NFL Cats
Jeff Roehl: Roehl makes first NFL start [Purple Reign]
Fassel slaps the O-Line for their first half play...
Dallas tied the score as time expired in regulation and won in overtime, 35-32 [Giants]
NBA Cats

PGA Cats
Where They're Playing this week - Tee Times Local

Luke Donald: Is playing in the Quad Cities at the John Deere Classic  - Finishes tied for 36th at -2
Singh beats Monday blues with rout at Deere Classic [Golfweek]

Next scheduled for the 84 Lumber Classic of Pennsylvania

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Albertsons Boise Open
Jim Benepe - Scheduled
Jess Daley - Scheduled

Brian Payne - Not scheduled

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Tour is done for the year
Josh Habig - Finished 31st [$15,396] on the Order of Merit List
Is also 39 on the NGA tour money list [Golfweek]

Scott Harrington -

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
Bjorn Widerstedt -

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