The Shotgun/Throwdown: Tuesday (6/1/10) Edition

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Happy June!! I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable long weekend. Inside, I've got the usual smattering of articles to keep you informed. So let's not waste anymore time. If you have any tips, suggestions or requests, you can send them to me by email or Tweet me. Jump in...

What You May Have Missed:

Gold and Blue Report for Monday - WVMETRONEWS.COM

WVU president says search for AD on schedule - Charleston Gazette

Clements Comments On AD Search - WVMETRONEWS.COM

June 30 flexible for WVU AD hire - Charleston Daily Mail

College Football Mailbag - Stewart Mandel - SI.com

No changes expected to student football tickets - Daily Athenaeum

VoteFor7.com Desktop Wallpapers Released - www.professionaldesign.com

College football countdown: SN's preseason top 100 - Sporting News

NCAA to study which official should overturn calls via instant replay - ESPN

WVU's Grandt is a front runner - Charleston Daily Mail

The Post-Spring Top 25, Second Verse - NCAAFB FanHouse
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News of Note:

This Week's Notes - MSNsportsNET.Com

Weekend Notes - MSNsportsNET.Com

Video: The case for West Virginia - ESPN

NCAA had reason to pay WVU a visit - Charleston Daily Mail

Devine Award Watch: Mountaineer Running Back Could Bring Home Some Trophies in 2010 - WVillustrated.com

Big East's new format better on all counts - Charleston Gazette

Conference Realignment: Why This West Virginia Fan Blames Pitt - Bleacher Report
One fan's opinion

Post-spring position rankings: Linebacker - ESPN

WVU’s Stewart walks on faith - Register-Herald

Expect a few more assists from Nichols - Register-Herald

NBA mock draft based solely on college production - ESPN

An Early Look at the NBA Draft - WVillustrated.com

2010 NBA Draft Big Board: Top 75 Players - SI.com

Rules Made to Be Broken - WVillustrated.com

Time to take hard look at college sports - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

Marbury finds he loves ‘the little things in life’ - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

No guarantees in reaching big league dreams - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

West writing a book - Martinsburg Journal
Mickey's Column

West writing a book - Martinsburg Journal
Mickey's Column

Preview 2010 - Big East Tight End Rankings - Scout.com

Preview 2010 - Big East Kicker Rankings - Scout.com

Recruiting:

Noah Cottrill to Wed Mountaineers: Incoming WVU freshman can't wait to get started - WVillustrated.com

Phil Greene Prepping for Elite Camp: Chicago's "Best Kept Secret" looks for WVU offer - WVillustrated.com

Changes to signing period not always best - Charleston Daily Mail

It's Sledge-Hammer Time: WVU offers NYC point guard Tavon Sledge - WVillustrated.com

Around the League (and Beyond):

Big East to use high-def TVs on replays - ESPN

Tagliabue: Big East is being proactive about future - SI.com

Marinatto in spotlight as Big East goes dark - Charleston Gazette

Little respect for Syracuse football: Sporting News has Orange at No. 99 - Post Standard

2010 Edition of Better Know a Cardinal: Defensive Line - Card Chronicle

Does USF Have a Football Rival? - Voodoo Five

Two College Football Hall of Famers endorse possible Rutgers move to Big Ten - Star Ledger

What other people are saying about the NCAA's allegations against UConn - The UConn Blog

Calhoun Should Be Fired Amid the UConn Stench - NCAABB FanHouse

Back to the Hardwood - The Nova Blog

Skerry easy choice - PPG

John Marinatto on the Notre Dame question - ESPN

Where in the World Will Notre Dame Land? - NCAAFB FanHouse

The Final Four of College Football in the SEC? Dare to Dream - NCAAFB FanHouse

Videos of Interest:

Video of (Dis)Interest:

Helping Hand Bra Gallery of the Week:

The "Tandem Boob Press" it's not...but it's close enough for now...

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown faithfully continues the fine tradition of busty British models in this space. Here's Lucy Becker.

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