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  1. Wildcat Quickies: Diamonds EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | A Sea of Blue

    Danny shows off his Super Bowl bling. More recruiting news. Briscoe talks NBA decision & return.

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  2. Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright celebrates after winning 2016 national championship title.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Phillymag.com

    The release of the roster for the 2016 USA Men's Select Team Tuesday gave a big nod to the National Champion Villanova Wildcats - the team's head coach Jay Wright has been selected to serve as an assistant coach to San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich . Jerami Grant and Jahlil Okafor of the 76ers were listed among the 25 players who will practice with the USA National team - which will compete at the Rio Olympics - next month in Las Vegas.

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  3. David Ross completes his Philadelphia bucket listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | ESPN

    In his 15th and final major league season, Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross is making a point of stopping to smell the roses at each city on the schedule. "More than memorabilia, I want memories,'' Ross said.

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  4. Evening Rumble: 25 players named to USA Select Team, Terrance Ferguson expected to play overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Rumble In The Garden

    Today in the Evening Rumble, 25 young talents have been selected to train with the USA National Team, Arizona's star-studded recruiting class may lose it's sharp shooter, and Cal finally has it's coach under contract. The 2016 USA Select Team unveiled their 25-man roster on Tuesday, as the unit gets set to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada in July for a three-day work out with the USA National Team.

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  5. Obama congratulates Villanova for winning NCAA titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    President Barack Obama greets Villanova head basketball coach Jay Wright, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, to honor the NCAA Champion Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team. less President Barack Obama greets Villanova head basketball coach Jay Wright, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, to honor the NCAA Champion Villanova ... more President Barack Obama laughs as NCAA Champion Villanova Wildcats men's head basketball coach Jay Wright speaks during a ceremony to honor the team and their 2016 NCAA Championship, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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  6. Obama congratulates Villanova for winning NCAA titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | WSB-TV

    Forward Kris Jenkins provided the winning shot with a 3-point field goal as time expired. Jenkins did so just a few seconds after North Carolina had managed to tie the game with a remarkable shot as well.

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  7. President Obama honors Villanova for 'maybe the best title game of all time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    President Barack Obama accepts framed uniforms from NCAA 2016 National Champions Villanova University's men's basketball team players Daniel Ochefu and Ryan Arcidiacono in the East Room of the White House May 31, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama said that although he did not pick the Wildcats to win the championship that the final game against the University of North Carolina was one of the greatest of college basketball history.

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  8. Villanova's Championship Squad To Be Honored By President ObamaRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | CBS Local

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  9. Wildcats to Visit Obama Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Phillymag.com

    The Villanova basketball team is scheduled to visit President Obama at the White House next Tuesday for an honorary ceremony celebrating their NCAA championship win in April. The announcement came just as Josh Hart declared he's returning to the defending national champion team for his senior season.

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  10. After Wildcats' success, Villanova full but not flooded with students for the fallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Philly.com

    With the Wildcats' stellar season and buzzer-beating final shot for the national championship, Villanova University officials weren't sure whether they would see a flood of admitted students enroll by the May 1 deadline. In fact, with the team ranked No.

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  11. Post Wildcats' success, Villanova full but not flooded with students for the fall11 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Philly.com

    With the Wildcats' stellar season and buzzer-beating final shot for the national championship, Villanova University officials weren't sure whether they would see a flood of admitted students enroll by the May 1 deadline. In fact, with the team ranked number one nationally for several weeks before admission decisions were to go out, the university decided to make a few hundred fewer offers this year than last year, just to be on the safe side.

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  12. Villanova Adds 18 for 2016-2017 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Villanova men's and women's swimming head coach Rick Simpson has announced Thursday the addition of 18 student-athletes for the 2016-17 season. "We are very excited about the class of 2020 and anxious to welcome them to our Villanova family," Simpson said.

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  13. Wade Baldwin IV, Patrick McCaw join second Pacers pre-draft workoutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Indy Cornrows

    Wade Baldwin and Patrick McCaw are the lone first round prospects to work out for Indiana on Wednesday, but will be joined by four celebrated seniors: Ryan Arcidiacono , Matt Costello , Max Landis , and Kaleb Tarczewki . Six prospects will take part in the Indiana Pacers ' second pre-draft workout , including four seniors among the mix.

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  14. Stay or Go: Big East Underclassmen and the NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Big East Coast Bias

    With more than a handful of underclassmen declaring for June's NBA draft, who can we expect to return to school before the May 25 cut-off date? In the admittedly short history of the "new" Big East, the summer has been relatively quiet in regards to its players and the NBA Draft . Through the two drafts since the conference's inaugural season in 2014, just four Big East players have been drafted, all but one of whom were taken in the second round.

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  15. Jays Sweep Villanova on the RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Leading 6-2 entering the top of the eight, just six outs from collecting a sweep of Villanova, the Creighton Baseball team endured a overnight suspension and held on to claim a 6-5 win on Sunday, May 1. Originally started as the nightcap of a doubleheader on Saturday, this game was halted prior to the top of the eighth inning due to darkness. The contest resumed today, with the Wildcats getting three runs in the bottom of the eighth to make it close.

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  16. Men's Lacrosse Falls To No. 17 Villanova, 14-74/30/2016 - The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Providence Friars

    The Providence College men's lacrosse team fell to No. 17 Villanova, 14-7, in its 2016 regular-season finale on April 30 in Villanova, Pa.

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  17. Track and field: Guyer, Ryan get athletes in finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Entering the first of two days at the Class 6A Region I track and field meet at Maverick Stadium in Arlington, the Guyer Wildcats displayed their speed on the track, while Ryan showed its power with Ken McLaurin in the shot put. The Wildcats' 400-meter relay team - comprising Ethan Toy, Christian Moore, Brock Thompson and Logien Franklin - squeaked into today's final in the eighth overall spot with a time of 42.10 seconds, one-hundredth of a second ahead of Allen.

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  18. Rendell: Everyone's enthused about Wentz, but let's not be hastyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Philly.com

    WELL, IT IS DONE! The beloved Eagles picked Carson Wentz from North Dakota State with the second selection in the NFL draft to be their quarterback of the future. They gave up almost a king's ransom in draft choices to get the second pick.

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  19. Cubs 6, Braves 1: Szczing The MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    And now you know why the Cubs are 17-5 and riding high above the National League, and why the Braves are 5-18 and perhaps headed for a 2016 of historically bad proportions. The Cubs broke open a tight game with a five-run eighth and defeated the Braves 6-1 , highlighted by Matt Szczur 's first career grand slam .

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  20. Former Wildcat Davender diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Davender, a 6-foot-2 guard from Brooklyn, N.Y., played at UK from 1984-88. He ranks 11th on the Wildcats' all-time scoring list with 1,637 points as well as fourth in steals and eighth in assists .

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