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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Monday (5/3/10) Edition

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The Spring Game on a Friday night was a rousing success; much more than I expected. I have a feeling this may be a regular thing from now on. Plenty of coverage of the event, including "Old Timers" Game coverage, is inside. You can now email your tips, suggestions and requests or Tweet me. I'm all about options. Enjoy your Monday and see you after the jump...

What You May Have Missed:

Gold and Blue Report for Monday - WVMETRONEWS.COM

WVU's Friday night spring game a success - Charleston Daily Mail

White Leads Blue to 38-0 Win - MSNsportsNET.Com

Spring Game Highlights - BGN
Video links, including one for the "Old Timers" Game

Coach Stewart and Players Quotes - MSNsportsNET.Com

Post-Game Video Interviews -
T-1000, Coley White and Noel Devine.

Spring Game Photos -

WVU president sets up football date with Towson - Charleston Daily Mail

Major Harris and Aaron Beasley Interviews -

News of Note:

All golden for WVU in spring game - Charleston Gazette

Gold-Blue night - Times West Virginian

Spring Game: RB Devine lives up to his name - PPG

White shines in Blue romp - Charleston Gazette

Coley White Shines in Gold-Blue Game - EerSports

White throws for 3 TDs in WVU spring game - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register (AP)

White throws three touchdowns in Gold-Blue game - Register-Herald

Devine star of loaded backfield - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

Devine stars in WVU spring game - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Will White remain in picture? - Register-Herald

Jenkins climbing depth chart - Charleston Gazette

A Family Affair - MSNsportsNET.Com

WVU’s Cook head hunter with speed - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

The legend of WVU’s Darwin Cook continues to grow - Register-Herald

Old Timers: Former Mountaineers Back In Action - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Video link

Former players visit hospital - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

West Virginia University Sports - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Several Post-game interview videos and more....too much to clip. Peruse at your leisure.

Hayes sets tone for ’Eers - Martinsburg Journal
Mickey's Column


Super Five not just one-and-dones - Courier-Journal

NCAA: Only two coaches can visit high school on same day during evaluation period - ESPN

Around the League (and Beyond):

How expansion could be stalled -

Jack Swarbrick, Notre Dame can stop college football realignment -

Big 10 Expansion at hand? Swarbrick on what it could mean for Irish -
A source in St. Louis familiar with the situation told NewsCenter 16 Thursday afternoon that Missouri will leave the Big XII and soon join the Big 10. Other schools expected to follow the Tigers are Syracuse, Pitt, Rutgers and Nebraska.

Big Ten's growth may seal UC's fate - Cincinnati Enquirer

Ex-Bull Pierre-Paul battles back issue - Tampa Tribune (AP)

Along with all the other stuff, Jim Boeheim has his foundation about which to be very proud - Post Standard

Two from Pitt, one from Penn State on watch list for Lombardi Award - PPG

Skinner emerging as a contender at Rutgers - Boston Globe

Beebe's task: Fend off Big 12 raiders - Tulsa World

Ultimatums, Deadlines, Conference Expansion Talks Go Coast to Coast - NCAABB FanHouse

Cardinal Concern: Stanford's 33-Year National Title Streak in Jeopardy - NCAABB FanHouse

Video of Interest:

Videos of (Dis)Interest:

Oil Slick Gallery of the Week:

Pollution never looked this good.

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is an American actress from Austin who has been seen in Zombieland and Pineapple Express. Here's Amber Heard.

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