Wednesday, November 12, 2008

The Morning Run

Wednesday morning, November 12… Two days until Rutgers is the first Big East team to take the hardwood in a men’s basketball regular season game.

John Marinatto will be named your new Big East Commissioner later this morning according to Tom Luicci of the Star-Ledger… read Mike’s link in the below post for more information.

Without further ado, your pick of the litter of links…

ESPN the Magazine’s feature story on Connecticut center Hasheem Thabeet

New York Times story about the college basketball three-point line moving back a foot

SI on Rutgers women’s basketball

Click on Slideshow at the bottom… slide-show essay link—it’s really interesting to see this pictorial analysis of playing styles.

Surprise, Surprise… The BCS committee doesn’t like President-elect Barack Obama’s plan for a new college football playoff system. Doesn’t he get some sort of executive power override in this spot? Maybe after January we can fix this...

Five-time Pro Bowl cornerback Ty Law may be ready to play Thursday for the New York Jets in Foxboro, Mass. in a monstrous AFC East clash with New England.

And a shameless plug for one of my addictions… 22-year old Danish poker professional Peter Eastgate wins the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event and over $9 million. Phil Hellmuth Jr. was previously the youngest to take the title at 24 years old in 1989.

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