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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 MAY 2015
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MOST RECENTLY UPDATED FOR MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015

Tiger, Vonn are history

Elite sports couple ends relationship. Read more at cbssports.com.

Dale Jr. cruises at Talladega

Victory marks 16th time an Earnhardt has won at the Alabama track. Read more at msn.com.

Freeze drives pace car

Ole Miss coach tours Talladega. Read more at yahoo.com.

Pacquaio thought he won despite shoulder trouble

Both fighters profit handsomely. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Pay-per-view leaves viewers fighting mad

Cable and satellite broadcasters draw ire of frustrated customers. Read more at ap.org.

Baffert has been busy

Trainer had two in top three in Kentucky Derby. Read more at usatoday.com.

Wizards get road win

Hawks struggle in second half. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Paul questionable for Clippers

Hamstring ailment may impact series with Rockets. Read more at espn.com.

Hamilton working out

First at-bat in training game today. Read more at msn.com.

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

SUNDAY, MAY 3, 2015

Mayweather takes decision over Pacquiao

Megafight lives up to its immense hype and price tag. Read more at reuters.com.

Favorite takes Derby

American Pharoah wins by a length. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Gronk wears awesome suit at Churchill Downs

Pats tight end stands out in the crowd at Kentucky Derby. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Hardy helps make Falcons a winner

Former ECU star will fill void. Read more at cbssports.com.

Bears snatch up Shane Carden

ECU QB expected to sign free agent deal on Sunday. Read more at chicagotribune.com.

Rams make room for Gurley

Stacy dealt to Jets. Read more at espn.com.

Fire interrupts draft for Clemson player

Jarrett watches later at cousin's house. Read more at msn.com.

Bills get Nicklaus's grandson

O'Leary highly regarded TE. Read more at yahoo.com.

Navy produces first NFL draft pick in 20 years

Long snapper Joe Cardona goes to Patriots in fifth round. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Yanks won't pay A-Rod bonus

PED suspension hurts marketability. Read more at nbcsports.com.

McIlroy rolls into quarterfinals

Paul Casey next. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015

Dortmund to challenge in Derby

American Pharoah rated favorite. Read more at usatoday.com.

Megafight combatants weigh in

Mayweather one pound heavier. Read more at abcnews.com.

Three rounds complete in NFL draft

Four rounds remain. Read more at msn.com.

Winston agrees quickly

Bucs lock up No. 1 overall pick. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Titans accidentally hung up on Mariota

Team called to tell No. 2 pick the good news, and then ... click? Read more at foxsports.com.

DeVante Parker's mother rips Cleveland

Miami pick's mom glad her son wasn't drafted by Browns. Read more at larrybrownsports.com.

Character issues thwart top draft prospects

Several first round hopefuls plummeted due to off the field questions. Read more at baltimoresun.com.

Duke working on facilities

Field level lowered at Wallace Wade Stadium. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

A-Rod ties Mays with No. 660

Pinch hit blast beats Boston. Read more at cbssports.com.

Hawks close out Nets

Atlanta takes on Wizards in second round. Read more at espn.com.

McIlroy rallies, Spieth eliminated in Match Play

Closing birdies save McIlroy, Masters champ Spieth not so fortunate. Read more at msn.com.

Bradley, Jimenez get into kerfuffle on 18th hole

Golfers go nose to nose over ruling for drop shot. Read more an usatoday.com.

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

FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015

Will there be a rematch?

Super fight is Saturday. Read more at boxingjunkie.com.

Pharoah tipped to reign at Kentucky Derby

Jockey Victor Espinoza gunning for back-to-back wins in celebrated race. Read more at yahoo.com.

Bucs get their man

FSU QB Jameis Winston selected by Tampa Bay at No. 1. Read more at nfl.com.

Titans take Mariota

Team's plan is for Heisman winner to start from day one. Read more at nfl.com.

Gurley selection jangles nerves in St. Louis

Jobs on the line for veteran RBs after Rams pick Georgia star. Read more at usatoday.com.

LSU's Collins tries to exit draft

Stock falls with murder of ex-girl friend. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Chargers keeping Rivers

Trade to Titans enters rumor graveyard. Read more at yahoo.com.

Donovan accepts Thunder challenge

Dayton's Archie Miller could be successor at Florida. Read more at bizjournals.com.

Wiggins wins NBA rookie of year

Former Jayhawk happy with Timberwolves. Read more at espn.com.

Dunand makes like uncle A-Rod

State third baseman hits decisive homer against Cavs. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Trout rescues Angels

Former ECU recruit records two hits, two runs scored and makes game-saving catch in win over Oakland. Read more at foxnews.com.

Chambers Bay may not measure up

Ryan Palmer criticizes greens at U.S. Open site. Read more at msn.com.

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


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