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A Look Back At The Time Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia and Syracuse All Got Along

Believe it or not, there was actually a time when Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia and Syracuse all got along. At least briefly.

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News Of Note


Believe it or not, there was actually a time when Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia and Syracuse all got along. At least briefly. WVU's John Antonik tells the story about a time of unprecedented collegiality among the four schools in honor of the 125th year of West Virginia football.

Around The League

Around The Big XII:

According to reports, Baylor University has reached a contract settlement with former football coach Art Briles.

The NCAA Baseball College World Series kicked off yesterday, and Oklahoma State remains undefeated as they beat UC Santa Barbara 1-0. Texas Tech and TCU play against each other today at 3PM.

Around The NCAA:

Are y'all sick of hearing about satellite camps yet? Well too bad. The NCAA might replace satellite camps with its own camps at pro facilities. More regulation and some national organization could appease critics of the camps, and using the NFL's map coverage could work really well.

Bobby Petrino's offense seemed to click late in his second year at Louisville, and he's got some dynamic talent and experience. Can his aggressive Cardinals live up to growing hype? SB Nation's Bill Connelly weighs in on Louisville as he continues his preview of every Division I football team.

Leonard Fournette's fatherhood had a tough start, but the LSU running back has forged a beautiful bond with a daughter who came by surprise.

Stanford running back and 2015 Heisman finalist Christian McCaffrey is good at basically everything, including modeling and harmonica.

Dan and Ty open up June's mailbag in this edition of The Solid Verbal. The guys discuss the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Miami's outlook under Mark Richt and predict which team with a losing season in 2015 is destined for a significant turnaround. Also, breakfast tacos.

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Miss Throwdown

In honor of the final day of the US Open, today's Miss Throwdown is one of the most beautiful women in the golf world. CLICK HERE for Holly Sonders' Instagram.