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The Shotgun/Throwdown (4/16/18): Daryl Worley Released By Philadelphia Eagles Following Early Morning Arrest

Not a great look by the former Mountaineer standout

NFL: Buffalo Bills at Carolina Panthers Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

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Mountaineer Pros

Eagles release former WVU standout Daryl Worley after his arrest | Charleston Gazette-Mail
The Philadelphia Eagles have released former West Virginia University cornerback Daryl Worley, hours after he was arrested.


WVU basketball recruits Doomes, McCabe click in Beckley | Charleston Gazette-Mail
Perhaps organizers of the Scott Brown Classic did WVU basketball coach Bob Huggins a favor by getting two of the Mountaineers’ latest recruits in town last weekend and putting them on the same team for Saturday’s national game.


Three-run sixth helps Oklahoma State past WVU baseball | Charleston Gazette-Mail
Braden Zarbnisky couldn’t keep a three-run lead, and the West Virginia University bullpen couldn’t keep Oklahoma State from taking the lead and ultimately beating the Mountaineers, 6-4, in the rubber match of a three-game series at Monongalia County Ballpark.

West Virginia Athletics

Sear, WVU Take Second at Penn State | West Virginia Athletics
Led by junior Max Sear's individual runner-up finish, the West Virginia golf team finished second at the 42nd Annual Rutherford Intercollegiate, hosted by Penn State at the Penn State Blue Golf Course in State College, Pennsylvania, on Sunday.

Mountaineers Win at Virginia | West Virginia Athletics
The West Virginia University women's soccer team earned a come-from-behind, 3-1 win at Virginia Sunday afternoon in Charlottesville, Virginia.

WVU has six top-10 finishes at Bucknell | The DA
The West Virginia University track and field team battled through weather to place six top-10 finishes this weekend in the Bison Outdoor Classic in Pennsylvania.

Around The NCAA

Spring game attendance rankings 2018: Florida State leads top 10 | SBNation
Florida State is your current leader in 2018 spring game attendance, the only thing college football fans get to argue about in mid-April, as weird as that is

Here are some of the most heartwarming touchdowns in spring football history | SBNation
Nebraska, Ohio State, Baylor, and a lot of other schools have given back in a special way.


As always, SB Nation’s Bill Connelly is working his way through every Division I FBS football team, from Georgia State to Alabama. Check out the teams Bill has already previewed by clicking HERE.

It’s Year 0.5 for Randy Edsall at UConn | SBNation
This rebuild will take time.

Scottie Montgomery needs a miracle to save his job at ECU, but hey, miracles happen, right? | SBNation
Can a new defensive coordinator and new blood in the passing game bail water from a sinking Pirate ship?

2018 NFL mock draft: The Browns are going to blow it, aren’t they? | SBNation
More signs continue to point toward the Wyoming quarterback being the choice for the Cleveland Browns.

The Capitals are probably screwed again | SBNation
Washington dominated Columbus in Game 2 but lost to go down 0-2 anyway. Time is running short.

10 Questions From Manchester City’s Historic Premier League Title | The Ringer
Is this the best Premier League team of all time? Which Kevin De Bruyne touch melted your mind? And maybe Pep is right: Should we all try to be more like Nathan Redmond?

The Rock Versus … What? The Scale of Villain Absurdity in Dwayne Johnson’s Movies | The Ringer
From Jason Statham to systemic racism to giant mutant animals (in his latest, ‘Rampage’), Hollywood’s most bankable action star has felled a diverse range of foes

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