Big East Football
East Rutherford, N.J. - The University of Miami has been selected to win the BIG EAST Championship in 2002 based on a poll of media representatives who cover the league on a regular basis. It marks the eighth time in 10 years (since round-robin play began in 1993) that the Hurricanes have been the preseason favorite to win the crown.
BIGEAST.org: The Official Site of The BIG EAST Conference
Big East Basketball - Deshawn Williams is gone
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- DeShaun Williams, the troubled Syracuse basketball star, was dismissed Wednesday by the university because of academic problems. Williams will be allowed to complete his current summer session courses but will not be able to enroll for the fall semester, university spokesman Kevin Morrow said.
Yahoo! Sports: NCAAB - DeShaun Williams dismissed from Syracuse University
High School Football
College football coaches look at Greg Olsen of Wayne Hills and see a perfect tight end, in the mold of Jeremy Shockey, the Giants' No. 1 draft pick from Miami.
NorthJersey.com - Football
PISCATAWAY, NJ – Val Majewski (Freehold, NJ) has signed a professional baseball contract with the Baltimore Orioles and will make his professional debut tonight for the Class A Aberdeen Ironbirds of the NY-Penn League. Majewski, a three-year member of the Rutgers baseball team, was a third-round draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles (76th overall) in June.
Majewski Signs With Baltimore Orioles
PISCATAWAY, NJ – Former Rutgers University soccer player Dustin Sheppard (Hillsborough, NJ) signed a professional contract with the NY/NJ Metrostars of Major League Soccer on Friday, July 19. Sheppard, signed as a developmental player, dressed for the Metrostars' game on July 20 vs. the New England Revolution and will be back in uniform tonight when the team plays at Kansas City.
Sheppard Signs With NY/NJ MetroStars
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Fan Feedback - On the signing of Orlando Kane
So we are probably doing as well as we ever have in terms of getting the attention of in-state kids. Why can't I get it out of my head that we finished second with Sammis?
Mike Fasano: MikeFasano@comcast.net