Spied from the Crow's Nest

Nuggets & Briefs: From his perch in the crow's nest, Al Myatt peers beyond the realm of Bonesville for items of interest to our readers. Visit the Nuggets & Briefs Archives to review Nuggets & Briefs from previous months. For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

NUGGETS & BRIEFS FOR JUNE 2016
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Compiled daily by Al Myatt
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MOST RECENTLY UPDATED FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016

Nine NFL seasons enough

Calvin Johnson enjoying retirement. Read more at espn.com.

Sills leaving West Virginia for junior college

Youthful USC Trojans commit wants to be QB. Read more at yahoo.com.

Durant has list of six

Celtics, Clippers among options for free agent. Read more at msn.com.

Lakers target Whiteside

Miami will try to re-sign free agent center. Read more at cbssports.com.

Wizards pursuing Noah

Lucrative package awaits injured Bull. Read more at sportsingnews.com.

Harrison Barnes reportedly to play on Olympic team

Former Tar Heel averaged 11.7 points for Warriors. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Rose inducted into Reds hall

Teammates Bench, Perez on hand. Read more at usatoday.com.

Chanticleers, Wildcats to battle for CWS title

Coastal takes out TCU, Arizona eliminates Oklahoma State. Read more at cbssports.com.

College World Series scoreboard

Saturday's results, Monday's schedule. Read more at ncaa.com.

PGA Tour stop canceled

Greenbrier rendered unplayable by flooding. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Tennis elite undeterred

Stars plan to compete in Rio despite Zika. Read more at ap.org.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016

Homeowner shoots former NFL CB

Injury not life threatening. Read more at ap.org.

Manziel attorney accidentally messages AP

Misdirected text indicates doubt about Manziel staying clean. Read more at foxnews.com.

Miami suspends LB

Hurricanes looking into violations. Read more at cbssports.com.

UNC working on response to NCAA

AD Cunningham cites positives. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Reyes likely to return to Mets

Reunion may mean new position. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Braves not planning to deal Teheran

Record belies right-hander's effectiveness. Read more at espn.com.

CWS: Chanticleers within win of final series

Beckwith goes distance in Coastal Carolina's win over TCU. Read more at ap.org.

CWS: Arizona beats Oklahoma State

Wildcats stay alive with 9-3 victory over Cowboys. Read more at sltrib.com.

College World Series scoreboard

Friday's results, Saturday's matchups. Read more at ncaa.com.

Texas working on baseball vacancy

Longhorns interview Dallas Baptist coach. Read more at burntorangenation.com.

Flood impacts Greenbrier layout

Tour stop slated for July 7-10. Read more at usatoday.com.

Rio doping lab's credentials suspended

World Anti-Doping Agency action comes weeks ahead of Olympics. Read more at yahoo.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016

Five Baylor signees released

Fallout continues from sexual assaults. Read more at usatoday.com.

No surprises at outset of draft

Simmons No. 1, Ingram No. 2. Read more at nbcsports.com.

NBA draft goes global

First round features 14 international selections. Read more at ap.org.

Hornets acquire Belinelli

Kings get first-round pick in exchange. Read more at cbssports.com.

Ibaka dealt to Orlando

Thunder receives multiple players in return. Read more at espn.com.

LeBron will sit out Olympics

Anthony to go for fourth medal. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Day may bypass Rio, too

World No. 1 golfer says family comes first. Read more at yahoo.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016

Manziel reports hit and run

Dallas police called after QB's vehicle dented. Read more at espn.com.

Big 12 wants full disclosure from Baylor

League looking for details on sexual assault investigations. Read more at yahoo.com.

Pack planning throwback uniforms

NCSU to celebrate stadium's 50th anniversary against Notre Dame. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Cleveland comes out for parade

James realizes goal of title for home region. Read more at ap.org.

Hawks deal Teague in three-team trade

Hill joining Jazz. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Knicks get Rose

Bulls likely will keep Butler. Read more at cbssports.com.

Mets dealing with ailments

Syndegaard's elbow flares up. Read more at usatoday.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016

Chiefs look to fill void left by Rams

Kansas City becomes Missouri's team. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Former NFL receiver arrested after standoff

Bess finished career with Browns in 2013. Read more at usatoday.com.

Cleveland ready for parade

City honors NBA champions today. Read more at ap.org.

Durant to hold meetings in Los Angeles

Warriors among teams pursuing free agent. Read more at cbssports.com.

Simmons expected to be top draft choice

76ers indicate preference for LSU standout. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Wolfpack adds four-star guard

Johnson to join program next year. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Sale becomes majors' first 12-game winner

White Sox left-hander silences Red Sox. Read more at foxsports.com.

College World Series scoreboard

Tuesday's results, Wednesday's matchups. Read more at ncaa.com.

Shooter takes aim on main Rio Olympics road

'Highway of terror' becomes dangerous thoroughfare. Read more at dailymail.co.uk.

Armed holdups prompt call for more security in Rio

Australian Paralympic sailors robbed in latest incident. Read more at abcnews.com.

Phelps completes probation for DUI

Gold medalist swimmer now training for 2016 Olympics. Read more at foxnews.com.

USGA comments on penalty flap

USGA Executive Director says timing was issue. Read more at yahoo.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016

LeBron reaches summit

Mission accomplished for legendary performer. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Love contributes to big stop

Warriors got desired matchup but missed shot. Read more at cbssports.com.

Jefferson going out on top

Key Cavalier announces retirement. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Ratings highest since Jordan era

Most-watched NBA final this millennium. Read more at ap.org.

Durant will play in Rio

Thunder star's decision gives Team USA a needed boost. Read more at foxsports.com.

NFL seeking safer kickoffs

Special teams coordinators serve as consultants. Read more at usatoday.com.

Rodgers' new diet causes stir in Wisconsin

Dairy State's most prominent QB ditching dairy products. Read more at foxsports.com.

Victim's lawyers contend Briles didn't follow through

Baylor coach was supposed to make apology. Read more at espn.com.

Dabo Swinney busy on another job

Clemson coach spends summers coaching youth baseball. Read more at usatodayhss.com.

Harbaugh clan growing by one

Michigan coach's seventh child is on the way. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Big Ten, ESPN reach accord

League's TV earnings climb into billions. Read more at yahoo.com.

College World Series scoreboard

Monday's results, Tuesday's matchups. Read more at ncaa.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016

Monumental championship for Cleveland

Crown is first for city since Browns in 1964. Read more at msn.com.

Twitter breaks news to transfer

Syracuse not taking Delaware State defender. Read more at yahoo.com.

Cowboys to have new practice facility

Indoor stadium will be used for high school games. Read more at ap.org.

Liberty Bowl honors Archie Manning

Ex-NFL and Old Miss QB receives Distinguished Citizen Award. Read more at espn.com.

ODU plans 'Big Blue Monster'

Foreman Field renovation will include 57-foot blue wall. Read more at pilotonline.com.

Mets swept by Braves

Teheran tosses one-hitter. Read more at usatoday.com.

College World Series scoreboard

Sunday's results, Monday's matchups. Read more at ncaa.com.

Johnson emerges at Oakmont

First major includes controversial penalty. Read more at cbssports.com.

Willett breaks putter in frustration

Masters champ finishes at 9-over in U.S. Open. Read more at abc11.com.

NASCAR driver severely beaten in Charlotte

Mike Wallace attacked after concert. Read more at nbcsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016

LeBron gives Cleveland hope

Cavs star has outshone MVP Curry in recent matchups. Read more at ap.org.

Warriors show they're vulnerable

Cavs rally to force game seven. Read more at csnbayarea.com.

NBA finals ticket prices soar

Pair at courtside for deciding game $49,500 each. Read more at espn.com.

Free agents complicate draft for Hornets

Cho says team will seek depth. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Louisville president stepping down

New board to be appointed. Read more at yahoo.com.

Kaepernick's career at a crossroads

New 49ers coach Chip Kelly will be the key to QB's future. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Ex-Vandy player again convicted of rape

Jury finds that Brandon Vandenburg encouraged teammates to rape unconscious woman. Read more at msn.com.

UAB upgrading football facilities

Operations center has $22.5 million price tag. Read more at usatoday.com.

College World Series scoreboard

Saturday's results, Sunday's matchups. Read more at ncaa.com.

3,000 baseballs 'mudded' for CWS play

Chad Tolliver's operations crew makes clean things dirty. Read more at ncaa.com.

Stars exit U.S. Open

McIllroy among those missing cut. Read more at cbssports.com.

'Sports terrorists' bring chaos to Euro 2016

Disruptive spawn new troubles for showcase tournament. Read more at yahoo.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016

Briles reportedly agrees to settlement

Former Baylor coach withdraws legal filing. Read more at ap.org.

Noles a no-go on satellite camps

Key FSU personnel healing. Read more at espn.com.

Indiana expanding Memorial Stadium

$53 million upgrade planned. Read more at indystar.com.

UAB gets approval for new football facility

University of Alabama Trustees sign off on $22 million project. Read more at msn.com.

Group of 5 has 16 programs worthy of Power 5

A solid collection of teams is capable of handling a promotion. View slide show at msn.com.

Panthers lock up Oher through 2019

Subject of "The Blind Side" started 19 games last season. Read more at msn.com.

Panthers greet Oher's deal with 'Blind Side' jokes

Tackle's fellow linemen tweet some GIFs from feel-good movie. Read more at foxsports.com.

Heads roll at Louisville

President steps down, board reorganizing amid extended turmoil. Read more at msn.com.

Thornton opts for USC Trojans

Guard averaged 26 minutes at Duke. Read more at cbssports.com.

Curry, Kerr each fined $25,000

Assessments follow loss in game six to Cavs. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Beer taps will be open for College World Series

NCAA will allow alcohol sales for the first time at TD Ameritrade Park. Read more at ap.org.

Cubs call up Contreras

Converted catcher hitting .350 in Triple-A. Read more at usatoday.com.

Oakmont delivers pain and suffering

Diabolical U.S. Open course offers misery aplenty to competitors. Read more at msn.com.

Rio de Janeiro declares financial disaster

Governor maneuvers for financial leeway ahead of Olympic Games. Read more at yahoo.com.

Russian track athletes banned

Doping responsible for exclusion from Rio. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Jerry Lawler and fiancée arrested

Police respond to domestic spat involving WWE Hall of Famer. Read more at foxsports.com.

Shock in Spivey's corner

Former champs stunned at end of National Hollerin' Contest. Read more at wral.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016

Panthers reward Rivera

Coach gets substantial raise. Read more at cbssports.com.

Ryan touts Bills' offseason efforts

Work in weight room better than last year. Read more at espn.com.

Dish Network drops NFL Network

Channel goes dark in seven million homes. Read more at wsj.com.

Briles contends he's a scapegoat

Former Bears coach said he wasn't in institutional loop. Read more at espn.com.

Irish receiver retiring

Robinson cites concussions. Read more at usatoday.com.

Cavs force Game 7

LeBron scores 41 in 115-101 win over rattled Warriors. Read more at foxsports.com.

Norfolk State hammered by NCAA

Spartans stripped of 97 wins in multiple sports, 2011 MEAC football title. Read more at pilotonline.com.

'Jock tax' hangs over NBA Finals

California's 'duty days' tax hits out-of-state teams playing in the state. Read more at atr.org.

Calipari says coaches find out

Is he talking about Louisville, UNC? Read more at yahoo.com.

Lewis loses no-hitter but Rangers win

Muncy gets hit for A's in ninth. Read more at ap.org.

Victor Martinez hits three homers

Tigers belt six as a team in 10-4 win over Kansas City. Read more at espn.com.

Play suspended at U.S. Open

Qualifier tops leader board. Read more at golfchannel.com.

Report: UFC on verge of being sold

Two Chinese affiliated groups mount competing $4 billion bids. Read more at news.com.au.

Beer distributor in hot water with Lumbees

Trademark suit filed against Budweiser, alleging R.A. Jeffreys Distributing Company used N.C. Indian tribe's logo and slogan without permission. Read more at foxnews.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016

Bogut to miss remainder of NBA final series

Warriors big man has knee injury. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Sager gets game six assignment

First final for TBS reporter. Read more at espn.com.

Bonds says Ichiro, Rose should have hitting summit

Marlins outfielder approaching milestones. Read more at usatoday.com.

Rose predicts demise for Cubs

MLB hits leader sees challenges ahead for long-denied franchise. Read more at yahoo.com.

Gretzky says NHL should retire Howe's number

Hockey legend wore No. 9. Read more at abc11.com.

USGA shortens rough

Pros complain about depth of grass. Read more at cbssports.com.

French police use tear gas

English fans continue to be involved in conflicts. Read more at ap.org.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016

Big Ben likes going for two

Steelers had eight successful two-point tries in 11 attempts last season. Read more at cbssports.com.

Green's absence a factor

Cavs still have hope. Read more at yahoo.com.

Duke AD sees improvement on the way

Men's basketball had exceptional recruiting year. Read more at wralsporsfan.com.

Rose downplays Japanese baseball

Ichiro's hits at home added to MLB total approaching record. Read more at espn.com.

NHL heading to Vegas

Gambling capitol to get franchise, according to AP report, Quebec City to wait. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Sports teams muscle in on ticket-scalping business

NHL's Kings, other franchises put restrictions on resales. Read more at wsj.com.

McIlroy getting focused for Oakmont

Discipline will be key. Read more at usatoday.com.

Grand Slam unlikely

Willett takes shot in 2016. Read more at ap.org.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016

Cox gets $63 million guaranteed

Eagles defensive lineman takes deal through 2022. Read more at cbssports.com.

Former Bears player dies at 41

Bryan Robinson's body discovered in hotel room. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Small group seeks Briles' return

Reinstatement of Baylor coach appears unlikely. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Missing Nevada football player presumed drowned

Search for Marc Ma on Lake Tahoe called off. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Florida athletic director retires

Gators have won 27 national titles in 13 sports under Jeremy Foley. Read more at si.com.

Cavaliers live another day

LeBron, Irving overpower Warriors to set up Game 6 in Cleveland. Read more at msn.com.

Rondo recounts Kings problems

Cousins had stressful relationship with coaching staff. Read more at espn.com.

West declines option with Spurs

Multiple options available to veteran performer. Read more at yahoo.com.

Ichiro amassing hits

Total from Japan has him approaching Pete Rose. Read more at usatoday.com.

NCAA Super Regional scoreboard

Florida blanks Seminoles to complete College World Series field. Read more at ncaa.com.

NCCU's Vernon oblivious to MLB draft

Knightdale product first from program to be selected. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Stanley Cup winners favored again next year

Penguins have shot at lengthy run at the top. Read more at ap.org.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016

Michigan, Notre Dame look at resuming series

Irish bowed out to meet ACC teams. Read more at espn.com.

Draymond Green suspended

Cavs gain an advantage for game five. Read more at ap.org.

Oklahoma governor trying to recruit Durant

She offers cabinet seat if he stays with Thunder. Read more at cbssports.com.

Mets manager hospitalized

Collins taken for tests after feeling ill during pregame in Milwaukee. Read more at nypost.com.

Cal-Santa Barbara wins on pinch-hit, walk-off grand slam

Gauchos stun Louisville, earn first trip to CWS. Read more at sfgate.com.

NCAA Super Regional scoreboard

Sunday's scores, Monday's matchup. Read more at ncaa.com.

Berger wins St. Jude golf

First PGA Tour win follows birdie binge. Read more at yahoo.com.

Logano part of history at Michigan

Youngsters lead way in Sprint Cup race. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Stanley Cup headed to Pittsburgh

Penguins NHL champs after 3-1 win over Sharks. Read more at post-gazette.com.

USA gets some good luck in soccer

Rest leads to loss for Colombia. Read more at usatoday.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016

Trump wants sports stars on convention stage

Presumed Republican nominee envisions a "winner's evening." Read more at nytimes.com.

CBS parts ways with rules analyst

Carey didn't measure up to Fox counterpart. Read more at yahoo.com.

Green's trash talk draws reaction from LeBron

Cavs star says business associate 'went overboard.' Read more at nbcsports.com.

Barber works out for Hornets

Former State star feels his game will fit in NBA. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Mariners spend a draft pick on Griffey Jr.'s son

Trey Griffey is a football player. Read more at cbssports.com.

NCAA Super Regional scoreboard

Saturday's scores, Sunday's matchups. Read more at ncaa.com.

Berger keeps St. Jude's lead

One-under par 69 good for one-shot advantage. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Creator wins Belmont by nose

Stretch run takes final jewel of Triple Crown. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

'Super bacteria' found in Olympic venues

Studies heighten concern that Rio's waterways are unsafe. Read more at reuters.com.

Emotions overflow at European soccer tournament

Russian fans go on offensive after draw with England. Read more at espnfc.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016

Panthers secondary connects with fans

Defensive backs make event in Winnsboro, S.C. Read more at usatoday.com.

Eagles receiver Agholor accused on assault

Dancer at strip club alleged victim. Read more at washingtonpost.com.

Problems persist at Baylor

Grobe involved in situation with transfer. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Wisconsin's schedule rated toughest

USC Trojans face challenges, too. Read more at cbssports.com.

Stanton's hardest hit ball results in double play

Statcast data provides new insights. Read more at nbcsports.com.

NCAA Super Regional scoreboard

Friday's scores, Saturday's matchups. Read more at ncaa.com.

Gordie Howe passes away

Mr. Hockey was 88, died of 'old age.' Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

U.S. Open pairings announced

Spieth playing with Zach Johnson, DeChambeau. Read more at espn.com.

Fan pulls gun on pro wrestler

Georgia woman arrested after her temper gets the best of her. Read more at foxnews.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016

Cam has learned from post-Super Bowl silence

Panthers QB has evaluated feedback. Read more at abc11.com.

Florida names field after Spurrier

Former QB guided Gators to national crown. Read more at cbssports.com.

No Love lost for Cavs

Lue got production from Jefferson in game three turnaround. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Former Yale captain suing school

Montague expelled over alleged sexual assault. Read more at usatoday.com.

Machado, Ventura plan appeals

Ban lengths vary, pitcher gets nine games. Read more at espn.com.

NCAA Super Regional scoreboard

Friday's matchups, game times, TV channels and scores. Read more at ncaa.com.

Phillies use top pick on high school outfielder

Mickey Moniak goes No. 1 in MLB draft. Read more at ap.org.

NASCAR keeps turning screws on lug nut rules

Parade of crew chiefs hit with suspensions and fines. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Bolt could be stripped of relay medal

Teammate tested positive for prohibited substance in 2008. Read more at yahoo.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016

Mickelson: U.S. Open venue 'hardest'

Pros get a look at what major has in store. Read more at cbssports.com.

Thai player takes Woods' spot

First alternate joins Oakmont field. Read more at msn.com.

Aaron Hernandez hires new defense team

Former Patriot yet to face additional murder charges. Read more at espn.com.

LeBron powers Cavs to rout of Warriors

Cleveland dominates on home floor to pull within a game in Finals. Read more at usnews.com.

Warriors have eight free agents

Roster could change significantly for next season. Read more at usatoday.com.

Hoops attendance down slightly

Terps show fan increase. Read more at yahoo.com.

Tar Heels play Kentucky in Hawaii

Indiana hosting UNC in ACC/Big Ten challenge. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Machado offered free crabs for life after brawl

Restaurant ponies up food for tangling with Royals pitcher. Read more at thepostgame.com.

Sharapova gets two-year ban

She plans appeal but likely out of Olympics. Read more at nbcsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016

Law enforcement looking into erroneous Goodell tweet

Hacker responsible for saying commissioner was dead. Read more at ap.org.

College football to open in Australia

Cal and Hawaii meet Down Under. Read more at usatoday.com.

No Love for Cavs

Concussion creates uncertainty in Cleveland lineup. Read more at msn.com.

Team USA waits on LeBron

Decision will impact competitive strength in Rio . Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

NBA refs oppose publicized evaluations

Missed calls exposed in crucial situations. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Kentucky has another Calipari

Wildcats add coach's son to roster. Read more at yahoo.com.

5-star guard may play overseas

Ferguson has signed with Arizona. Read more at 247sports.com.

NCAA baseball scoreboard

Regional scores and super regional schedules. Read more at ncaa.com.

Ken Griffey Jr. plays it loose on the golf course

Hall of Famer delivers thunderous drives, lightning one-liners. Read more at seattletimes.com.

Tiger to miss U.S. Open

Woods not physically ready for return. Read more at abc11.com.

Unlike Ali, a fellow boxer went to war

Pal of Joe Frazier and Olympic medalist Bob Carmody went down for the count in Vietnam. Read more at newsday.com.

Kimbo Slice dies of heart failure

Mixed martial arts fighter was in need of transplant. Read more at espn.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016

Lynch ruling out return

Former Seahawk says he's done. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Harbaugh trying to comply

Michigan coach notes high degree of focus on football. Read more at espn.com.

Teaff brought Grobe to Baylor

Character to be cornerstone as Bears go forward. Read more at yahoo.com.

Curry to skip Olympics

Warriors star to let knee mend. Read more at cbssports.com.

LeBron takes blame

Game two blowout put Cavs in 0-2 hole. Read more at usatoday.com.

NCAA baseball scoreboard

Regional scores and schedules from around the country. Read more at ncaa.com.

Kurt Busch conserves way to victory

Dale Jr. second in postponed Pocono race. msn.com.

Ali planned his farewell in detail

Minor revisions made in final hospital stay. Read more at ap.org.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016

Ali unable to speak in final days

Former wife reflects on life with boxing great. Read more at msn.com.

Talib sustains shooting wound

Broncos DB released from hospital after bullet creases leg. Read more at ap.org.

Big 12 'expansion' takes different angle

Title game on course but new teams, new TV network lack support. Read more at msn.com.

Warriors overwhelm Cavs in Game 2

Golden State moves within two wins of repeat title. Read more at msn.com.

Marlins' Fernandez controls Mets

Strikeout total reaches 14 in seven innings. Read more at cbssports.com.

Diamondbacks end Arietta's streak

Cubs ace dealt first loss in 24 regular-season starts. Read more at nytimes.com.

Carl Crawford gets costly

Dodgers designate slumping outfielder for assignment. Read more at espn.com.

Bumgarner makes pitch for Home Run Derby

Bochy not on board. Read more at usatoday.com.

NCAA baseball scoreboard

Regional scores and schedules from around the country. Read more at ncaa.com.

Pocono race postponed

Wet conditions lead to noon start today. Read more yahoo.com.

McGirt wins Memorial in playoff

First win comes on second playoff hole. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Djokovic completes career slam

Murray topped in four-set French final. Read more at nbcsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016

Ali's passing revives memories of 'Thrilla'

Ali Mall stands near location of TKO of Joe Frazier. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Septic shock caused Champ's death

Funeral set for Louisville. Read more at cbssports.com.

Westbrook cites Thunder's mental toughness

Klay Thompson stepped up in game six for Golden State. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Cavs facing adversity

Is Eastern Conference inferior? Read more at ap.org.

Padres deal Shields to White Sox

Trade strengthens Chicago's pennant potential. Read more at yahoo.com.

Court blocks strike by U.S. women's soccer team

Judge rules team has no right to strike over conditions and pay. Read more at foxnews.com.

Muguruza wins women's French final

Serena falls, 7-5, 6-4. Read more at usatoday.com.

Winning Preakness jockey in alcohol rehab

Desormeaux plans to ride in Belmont. Read more at espn.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016

Big 12 will play championship game in 2017

League likely going to two divisions of five teams each. Read more at cbssports.com.

Grad transfers become college version of free agents

Players seek more promising situations. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Alabama, Michigan to work camps together

National powers to be represented at ODU after twitter conflict. Read more at yahoo.com.

Memphis coach takes different approach

Norvell puts accent on cuisine. Read more at usatoday.com.

Grobe retaining Briles' assistants

Baylor interim coach indicates assistants were not implicated in school's mishandling of sexual assault scandal. Read more at msn.com.

NBA commissioner speaks out

Silver wants to stop 'Hack-a-Shaq,' defends two-minute reports. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Cavs pass on pricey tickets

Cost virtually doubles from last year to $1,300 per seat. Read more at abc11.com.

Vandy pitcher drowns

Freshman Everett was 19. Read more at msn.com.

Murray maintains poise

Djokovic awaits in French final. Read more at espn.com.

Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Three-time heavyweight boxing champ had been hospitalized in Phoenix with respiratory problems. Read more at ap.org.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016

Big 12 vote denies Mayfield

Action could lead to graduate transfer for Sooners QB. Read more at cbssports.com.

Big 12 expansion compromise proposed

Columnist pushes for football-only invites for BYU, UConn. Read more at ajerseyguy.com.

Briles comments

Former Baylor coach would have done things differently. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Warriors take Game 1 of Finals

Shaun Livingston scores 20 off the bench to pace win over Cavs. Read more at abcnews.com.

D'Antoni to direct Rockets

Three-year deal worth $15 million. Read more at espn.com.

Ali hospitalized

Stay expected to be brief. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

McIlroy changes grip

Left hand low no more. Read more at usatoday.com.

Rio officials take positive outlook

Hosts say potential problems will be resolved. Read more at ap.org.

USA cyclist not chancing Zika

Withdrawal related to wife's pregnancy. Read more at yahoo.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016

Repercussions continue at Baylor

Starr resigns chancellor's post, football staffers leaving. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Bears losing recruits, too

Seven of 17th-rated class requesting releases. Read more at espn.com.

Baylor dismisses running back

Chafin charged with assault after marijuana arrest. Read more at yahoo.com.

Pro Bowl reverting to old format

Game returning to tradition of pitting AFC against NFC. Read at msn.com.

Durant not planning free agent tour

Potent scorer looking for right fit, ring. Read more at cbssports.com.

Retirement not in Coach K's plans

Duke legend coming off surgeries. Read more at abc11.com.

Calipari wants SEC tourney moved to preseason

Kentucky coach's concept would award NCAA tournament bid to regular season champ. Read more at espn.com.

Reynolds Coliseum undergoes renovation

Capacity reduced, offices taking space. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Lengthy ban for Byrd

Second PED offense nets 162-game suspension. Read more at usatoday.com.

Bonds regrets image as player

Home run leader fed media wrong messages. Read more at sportsonearth.com.

NASCAR suspends three crew chiefs

Coca-Cola 600 violations bring consequences. Read more at espn.com.

PGA Tour event heading to Mexico City

No sponsor for Trump's Doral course. Read more at ap.org.

Oregon wins NCAA golf title in playoff

Raza's birdie putt on 3rd extra hole finishes off short-handed Texas. Read more at ap.org.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016

Will Smith's BAC was excessive

Former Saint shot eight times. Read more at yahoo.com.

Lunjdquist doing one more season of SEC football

Brad Nessler will be replacement after 2016. Read more at msn.com.

Report: Big 12 expansion off the table

Conference can't agree on which new schools to invite. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Saban disparages satellite camps

Tide coach compares situation to wild West. Read more at cbssports.com.

Harbaugh directs rebuttal at Alabama

Tweet offers reminder of broken rules. Read more at usatoday.com.

Baylor AD steps down

Move made to promote healing of program. Read more at nbcsports.com.

LeBron James not studying odds

Warriors favored to defend title. Read more at abc11.com.

Warriors looking to go back to back

Curry has come back strong from injury. Read more at ap.org.

Zika virus concerns Pau Gasol

Bulls center may bypass Rio games. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Durant begins to ponder free agency

Thunder scorer will consult inner circle. Read more at espn.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...


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