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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Wednesday (4/28/10) Edition

Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's nationally recognized best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. We're being brought to you today by Moosehead, in honor of today's Miss Throwdown.

The news is starting to slow down, but there's still plenty inside to cover. Email your tips, suggestions and requests or Tweet me. Jump in...

What You May Have Missed:

Gold and Blue Report for Wednesday - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Bill Stewart Interview - WV Mountaineer Sports
Audio link

Liberty Bowl added to Big East lineup - Charleston Gazette

Carey says women’s season was ‘satisfying’ - Register-Herald
Mickey's Column

Mark Emmert Named NCAA President - NCAABB FanHouse

Tracing the history of the NBA's silhouette logo (psst: It's Jerry West) - LA Times

News of Note:

The Final Week Begins - WVMETRONEWS.COM
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The Rivalry Brews Within -

Braun makes most of second time around - Charleston Gazette

Brains and Braun - MSNsportsNET.Com

WVU to look at depth in spring game - Register-Herald

Spring helping WVU get to know changed look of its opponents - Charleston Daily Mail

Fishing, recruits, buyouts and flameouts - Charleston Gazette

Conference Chatter Part III - BGN

Big East Bowl Card Not Quite There Yet - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

NFL draft pick Capers bucks odds - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column


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Intro: Newest Mountaineer Darrious Curry - EerSports

Around the League (and Beyond):

Butch Jones well equipped to replace Brian Kelly at Cincinnati -

Some of you will enjoy this one. There's a John Calipari impersonator on Facebook, who sent this... - Testudo Times
This one is worth the click...

USF's Grothe accepts invite to Bucs' rookie camp - Tampa Tribune

Syracuse's Carter to return in fall - ESPN


Mike Brey Rumors Swirling - Under The Golden Dome

Red Storm's Steve Lavin making inroads in New York - NY Daily News

Syracuse, others could bolt Big East -

Former Syracuse basketball star Andy Rautins working to prove he can compete in the NBA -

Video of Interest:

Video of (Dis)Interest:

Protest Gallery of the Week:

Explanation at the top of the gallery.

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is a model of Canadian origins, but she's gone international and has been seen in a certain bunny mag, I believe. Here's Candace Rae.

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