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 JULY 2016
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Compiled daily by Al Myatt
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MOST RECENTLY UPDATED FOR TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016

Peyton Manning cleared of allegations

NFL investigation finds no evidence to substantiate report. Read more at ap.org.

Panthers sign former Australian rules player

Tight end is former hoops performer. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Good news, bad news for Josh Gordon

Receiver reinstated, then suspended four games. Read more at msn.com.

NFL, players association agree on concussion procedure

Teams that jeopardize players will face consequences. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Clemson picked to repeat in ACC

Seminoles expected to challenge. Read more at yahoo.com.

Treon Harris departing Gators

Former QB turned receiver to transfer. Read more at espn.com.

Jordan donates, speaks out

Basketball great concerned about shootings. Read more at cbssports.com.

Cubs acquire Chapman

Former Yankees fireballer boosts division leader's staff. Read more at msn.com.

Nicklaus, wife to embark on new venture

Couple plans restaurant at Florida airport. Read more at usatoday.com.

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

MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016

N.C. politicians could help Pirates

ECU seeks membership in 'Big 16.' Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Accident takes lives of punters

Speed apparently involved in single-vehicle crash. Read more at msn.com.

Cowboys bus involved in fatal crash

Four passengers in van killed in collision with Vegas-bound bus. Read more at yahoo.com.

Did Tyndall yield to pressure to win?

Former Vols coach in battle with NCAA. Read more at forbes.com.

Durant turns jeers to cheers in Team USA win

Warriors-bound star leads exhibition rout of China. Read more at yahoo.com.

Griffey Jr., Piazza enshrined

Highest, lowest draft picks enter HOF. Read more at msn.com.

Sale suspended by White Sox

Starting pitcher cut up uniforms. Read more at cbssports.com.

Yankees ready to ship Chapman

Tribe, Nats talking terms. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Astros call up top prospect

Versatile Alex Bregman will make Monday debut. Read more at yahoo.com.

Kyle Busch dominates again at Indy

Penske driver survives three restarts over final 17 laps. Read more at yahoo.com.

Froome joins Tour de France elite

British cyclist wins event for third time. Read more at espn.com.

Problems with housing for Olympic athletes

Facilities fail Aussie testing. Read more at usatoday.com.

IOC doesn't ban Russia entirely

Measures to be taken by individual sport agencies. Read more at ap.org.

N.Y. ads in N.C. draw legal action

Complaints accuse N.Y. governor of violating Hatch Act. Read more at wsj.com.

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

SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016

Texas Tech supports Houston

Cougars would add to Big 12's Lone Star identity. Read more at msn.com.

BYU for football only might work for Big 12

Single sport status would solve some potential problems. Read more at nbcsports.com.

How low will Big 12 aspirants go?

Equal share not initially in the cards for new members. Read more at cbssports.com.

Florida linebacker intervenes

Garcia stops sexual assault of intoxicated woman. Read more at msn.com.

White Sox send Sale home

Pitcher involved in 'non-physical' clubhouse incident. Read more at cbssports.com.

Griffey Jr. says Ortiz belongs in HOF

Retiring Red Sox slugger eligible in five years. Read more at espn.com.

Kyle Busch on Brickyard pole

Jeff Gordon qualifies 21st. Read more at ap.org.

Snedeker shoots 66 for Canadian Open lead

Amateur du Toit, Dustin Johnson each one shot back. Read more at usatoday.com.

Olympic athletes begin to arrive

Rio games get started in two weeks. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Froome in position to win Tour de France

British cyclist had four minute, five second leaf in pursuit of third crown in four years. Read more at latimes.com.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016

Dennis Green succumbs

Former Vikings coach was 67. Read more at msn.com.

Cowboys running back denies accusation

Former girl friend alleges sexual assault. Read more at usatoday.com.

Missed drug test could be costly for Steelers RB

Bell stands to lose millions with ban. Read more at msn.com.

49ers fans seek shade

Dolphins adding stadium canopy. Read more at cbssports.com.

Politicians, ADs launch Big 12 campaigns

Compher promises ECU can deliver big returns. Read more at kansascity.com.

ACC football championship staying in Charlotte

League will make evaluation later. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Ole Miss offers rising 8th-grader

Pro-style QB Aaron Mclaughlin already has other offers. Read more at 247sports.com.

Draymond Green pays fine

Assault charge changed to noise violation. Read more at msn.com.

Enlarged heart resulted in OSU player's death

Coger had North Carolina connections. Read more at espn.com.

Griffey, Piazza headed for Cooperstown

Sluggers took opposite paths to Hall of Fame. Read more at msn.com.

PGA championship still coming to Charlotte

Tour major at Quail Hollow will have economic impact. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Bolt back from injury

Jamaican speedster takes 200 meter in London. Read more at yahoo.com.

Rio security push crumbles

City's attempt to curb violence falling apart on eve of Olympics. Read more at yahoo.com.

Hope Solo packing bug repellant arsenal

U.S. goalkeeper aims to fend off mosquito-borne Zika virus. Read more at usatoday.com.

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

FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016

Compher pursuing Big 12

ECU AD issues statement. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Houston gets big allies in Big 12 chase

Longhorns fall in line after Texas governor lays down gauntlet. Read more at newsok.com.

Concussion study identifies most risky hits

Research analyzed nearly 7,000 head impacts. Read more at sciencedaily.com.

NBA moving All-Star game

League cites bathroom bill. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

McCrory says law misunderstood

North Carolina governor responds to NBA. Read more at usatoday.com.

Big expectations for Kinston product

Ingram compared to Durant. Read more at yahoo.com.

South Florida basketball subject of probe

Bulls reportedly under investigation for academic fraud. Read more at espn.com.

Yankees mulling big moves

A-Rod, Teixeira struggling. Read more at cbssports.com.

Commissioner would support limiting pitching changes

Move would alter strategy. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Russian track and field team loses appeal

Moscow officials condemn ruling over doping. Read more at boston.com.

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

THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

Big 12 revisits expansion

Power Five conference could add four members. Read more at msn.com.

Big 12 coaches favor BYU, Houston

AAC members face $10 million exit fee. Read more at abc11.com.

Houston coach blasts news media

Vacationing Herman had to fend off reports he met with Baylor. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Marcus Lattimore headed for big screen

Ex-South Carolina RB to play himself in Christian movie. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Padres looking to deal Cashner

Indians interested in Lucroy. Read more at cbssports.com.

No timetable for Kershaw's return

Dodger ace may need back surgery. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Cubs get help for bullpen

Mike Montgomery acquired from Mariners for minor leaguers. Read more at espn.com.

Jeff Gordon coming out of retirement

Former series champ will fill in for injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. Read more at foxnews.com.

Kenseth penalized 15 points

Crew chief fined $25,000. Read more at yahoo.com.

Russia waiting on IOC ruling

Extent of doping ban to be determined. Read more at ap.org.

Gold medals are barely gold

First-place awards are thinly plated with valuable metal. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Date, site set for Pacquiao

UNLV will host card Nov. 5. Read more at usatoday.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016

Manziel vows comeback

Troubled QB apologizes to Texas A&M fans. Read more at espn.com.

Big 12 moves to expand

Conference to evaluate schools interested in joining. Read more at deseretnews.com.

Grobe defends Baylor

Bears coach says school doesn't have a bad culture. Read more at espn.com.

Houston affluent area for high school coaching

Research shows 15 football coaches in area making $100,000 or better. Read more at usatodayhss.com.

Kings' moves confound Cousins

Talent stacked inside for Sacramento as USA team starts practice. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Perk added for top NCAA Tournament seed

No. 1 overall will get to choose initial playing site. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Twins dismiss Ryan

GM lauded for positive qualities. Read more at yahoo.com.

Tiger to miss another major

Woods may not be back this season. Read more at cbssports.com.

IOC looking at collective ban of Russia

Decision due Thursday as Rio games open Aug. 5. Read more at msn.com.

Wrestlers sue WWE over brain injuries

"Superfly," "Mr. Wonderful" among dozens joining legal action. Read more at foxnews.com.

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

TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016

Panthers honor owner with statue

Occasion is Richardson's 80th birthday. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Deflategate continues

Brady allows NFLPA to continue appeal. Read more at msn.com.

Dolphins sign Arian Foster

Former Texans running back agrees to one-year deal. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Will college football eliminate kickoffs?

Player safety is concern for NCAA, AFCA. Read more at yahoo.com.

Alabama suspends Taylor

Indefinite measure follows offensive lineman's DUI. Read more at espn.com.

Former Cards exec sentenced

Correa gets 46 months for hacking Astros. Read more at cbssports.com.

Dale Jr. dealing with balance issues, nausea

Jeff Gordon waiting in wings for Indy. Read more at usatoday.com.

Bubba Watson has a new toy

Golfer's hover cart now supplemented by experimental jetpack. Read more at mashable.com.

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

MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016

Swede ending for British Open

Stenson outduels Mickelson. Read more at msn.com.

Phil Jackson likes possible tweaks

Proposals include 4-point shot, 30-second clock. Read more at nbcsports.com.

MLB looking at shorter season

Number of games might decrease from 162 to 154. Read more at msn.com.

Roger Clemens returning to mound

53-year-old joining Kansas Stars for National Baseball Congress World Series. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Pirates outlast Nationals

Marte's homer in 18th proves decisive. Read more at espn.com.

Ichiro gets closer to 3,000

His three hits help Marlins top Cards. Read more at cbssports.com.

Pujols powers up

Slugger launches two homers as Angels sweep. Read more at usatoday.com.

Kenseth endures at New Hampshire

Car fails post-race inspection. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016

Stenson takes British Open lead

Mickelson a shot back going into final round. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Spieth responds to critics

Last year's performance has led to comparisons. Read more at usatoday.com.

Nate Thurmond succumbs at 74

Hall of Famer averaged a double-double. Read more at cbssports.com.

Garnett may retire

NBA veteran would like to get Minnesota into playoffs but doesn't know if he's able. Read more at msn.com.

Heat may be without Bosh

Return could be under limited conditions. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Torre tells managers to cool it

MLB exec says ball and strike disputes must subside. Read more at espn.com.

NASCAR great to donate brain

Fred Lorenzen battling dementia. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016

Deflategate not about footballs

Commissioner's authority became issue. Read more at msn.com.

Von Miller rakes it in

Broncos make him highest-paid defender. Read more at cbssports.com.

Jets sign DL Wilkerson at deadline

Deal is for five years, $85 million. Read more at espn.com.

Grobe grasping challenge at Baylor

Briles' son, son-in law remain on staff. Read more at yahoo.com.

Michael Jordan turns focus to college football

Hornets owner will serve as Michigan's honorary captain for opener. Read more at si.com.

Strasburg wins 16th straight decision

Nationals' ace limits Pirates to three hits over eight innings. Read more at msn.com.

Kopech bringing it in Carolina League

Red Sox prospect throwing over 100 mph. Read more at usatoday.com.

Jeff Gordon could race again

Former champ might replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. next week. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Mickelson made adjustment to links golf

Pelz advised on short game. Read more at golfchannel.com.

Doping test turns up positive on UFC star Lesnar

Confirmation will depend on testing of a B sample. Read more at yardbarker.com.

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

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016

Tebow to the podium

QB to speak at Republican convention. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Colts commission statue of Peyton Manning

Former Indianapolis QB's likeness will be place outside Lucas Oil Stadium. Read more at msn.com.

Eagles long-snapper shows off another skill

Part-time magician Jon Dorenbos advances on America's Got Talent. Read more at thepostgame.com.

Herman to Baylor?

Rumors concerning Houston coach blowing full gale. Read more at campusinsiders.com.

Celtics interested in Blake Griffin

Clippers likely would want star, draft picks in return. Read more at cbssports.com.

Odom's road to recovery takes U-turn

Former NBA performer involved in substance abuse. Read more at msn.com.

Duke left with hole in hoops schedule

Albany bows out because of bathroom law. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Puerto Rico Tip-Off bracket released

Tulane, Clemson, Davidson among eight participating teams. Read more at 247sports.com.

Red Sox prospect throws 105-mph fastball

20-year-old minor league fireballer hurls heat. Read more at foxsports.com.

Mickelson narrowly misses best round in a major

Birdie putt on No. 18 looks good but misses. Read more at msn.com.

Weather to make Troon tougher

Thursday was practically ideal. Read more at usatoday.com.

Junior sitting out New Hampshire race

NASCAR driver recovering from concussion. Read more at espn.com.

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

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016

Brady denied new hearing

Patriots QB looking at four-game suspension. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Manziel takes unorthodox path to sobriety

Former Browns QB making a few pit stops along the way. Read more at nypost.com.

CFP to look at semifinal date change

Ratings dipped last season. Read more at usatoday.com.

Mizzou AD goes to Baylor

Tigers name interim, to search nationally. Read more at espn.com.

Draymond Green reportedly assaulted Spartan gridder

Edmondson said he was choked by two of Green's associates. Read more at cbsports.com.

Player at center of Green assault arrest transferring

Jermaine Edmondson granted release by Michigan State. Read more at mlive.com.

NBA All-Star game up in air

League unsure because of bathroom law. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Dustin Johnson hottest among the hot

British Open gets under way. Read more at msn.com.

Trump's course remains in British Open rotation

Just when the major will return to Turnberry unclear. Read more at yahoo.com.

Olympics could use a Mulligan

Golf's return to Summer Games has been major embarrassment. Read more at wsj.com.

Rousey brushes off detractors

Ex-champ may be headed for Madison Square Garden mega-fight. Read more at nypost.com.

Sports Authority averts shutdown

Deal with lenders allows going-out-of-business sales to continue. Read more at wsj.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016

Cleveland police may refuse to work Browns games

Isaiah Crowell's anti-police Instagram post draws sharp reaction from union boss. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Prescott left big shoes to fill

Mississippi State has four competing at quarterback. Read more at usatoday.com.

Spurrier book set for release this summer

'Head Ball Coach' goes on sale Aug. 30. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Haslem regrets Wade's exit

Personnel all but gone from Heat's title teams. Read more at espn.com.

NBA addresses Hack-a-Shaq fouls

Rule changes for 2016-17 intended to reduce occurrences. Read more at usatoday.com.

MLB expansion on hold

Commissioner says A's, Rays must get new stadiums first. Read more at cbssports.com.

Marlins dropping ticket prices

Admission reduced after Stanton wins HR derby. Read more at msn.com.

Kreis best bet to coach USA men's soccer

Klinsmann may fill England's void. Read more at starsandstripesfc.com.

U.S. Open tennis purse increases

Singles winners will get $3.5 million. Read more at ap.org.

Matthews wins Tour de France stage 10

Breakaway leads to triumph. Read more at nbcsports.com.

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

TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016

Champ never legally changed name

Policy was different in 1964. Read more at msn.com.

Grimes' wife gets offensive again

She delivers anti-Semitic comments on Dolphin brass. Read more at espn.com.

Jags owner: Team has 'suffered long enough'

Shad Khan's patience running out. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Tim Duncan retiring

Spurs had highest winning percentage during his 19 seasons. Read more at cbssports.com.

Draymond Green charged with assault

Incident took place near Michigan State. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Jankovich takes reins of Mustangs

Move follows Brown's abrupt resignation. Read more at usatoday.com.

Illinois gets big commitment

Groce gains some momentum after injury-plagued season. Read more at yahoo.com.

Stanton beats Frazier in Home Run Derby

Marlins slugger launches 20 homers in final round. Read more at sfgate.com.

All-Stars from cellar-dwellers get rare spotlight

Players from struggling teams get to showcase their skills. Read more at mercurynews.com.

Spieth says 'no' to Rio

Another top golfer withdraws due to health concerns. Read more at nbcsports.com.

UFC sold for $4 billion

Report: Price represents largest single deal in the history of sports. Read more at msn.com.

Portuguese president honors Euro heroes

Adulation greets national team after victory over France. Read more at citizentv.co.ke.

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

MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016

SEC has off-field issues

High-profile conference gathers for football media. Read more at usatoday.com.

Girardi favors changes to All-Star game

Yankees manager feels best in each league should play. Read more at msn.com.

Derek Jeter ties knot

Yankees' No. 2 finds the one. Read more at espn.com.

Red sox prospect shines in Futures game

Cuban signee Yoan Moncada belts monster home run. Read more at usatoday.com.

Speculation surrounds Westbrook

Scenarios have OKC star joining Lakers, Knicks. Read more at bleacherreport.com.

France, Croatia, Serbia earn Olympic basketball berths

Field of 12 set for Rio. Read more at cbssports.com.

Armored cars roll in Rio

Camouflaged soldiers secure areas around Olympic venues. Read more at foxnews.com.

Noren wins Scottish Open

Phil Mickelson finishes with a flourish. Read more at yahoo.com.

Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again

Raonic defeated in straight sets. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Portugal takes European soccer

Host France falls, 1-0, in extra time. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

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

SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016

Virginia facing challenges

Projection calls for 4-8 season. Read more at gobblercountry.com.

Kordell Stewart completes degree at Colorado

'Slash' was one course shy during NFL career. Read more at msn.com.

Ten breakout college football teams

UConn may be this year's Temple. Read more at campusinsiders.com.

James Harden stays with Rockets

Deal includes four years for $118 million. Read more at cbssports.com.

Red Sox lose closer

Kimbrel out three to six weeks. Read more at espn.com.

Serena Williams wins 22nd slam title

Kerber falls in final. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Dustin Johnson bypassing Olympics

U.S. Open champ has concerns about Zika. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Ko leads U.S. Women's Open

19-year old overcomes shaky first round. Read more at usatoday.com.

Rookie golfer misses cut, gets marriage proposal

Boyfriend pops the question to Kasey Petty after disappointing round. Read more at golf.com.

Top bullfighter fatally gored

Victor Barrio, 29, killed by bull in Spanish tournament. Read more at foxnews.com.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2016

Miller, Broncos talking again

Club makes concession on guaranteed money. Read more at 9news.com.

Laettner owes Panthers RB

Jonathan Stewart seeking repayment of $3.6 million. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

College football's 25 best WRs

ECU senior Zay Jones makes the list. Read more at campusinsiders.com.

Gasol 'driven' as he joins new team

36-year old says his competitive fire still like when he was a rookie. Read more at usatoday.com.

Larry Brown steps down at SMU

Resignation comes amid contract talks. Read more at msn.com.

Colon replaces Bumgarner

Giants lefty pitching Sunday. Read more at espn.com.

Jeter getting hitched

Retired Yankee to marry model Hannah Davis this weekend. Read more at etonline.com.

NASCAR team's data held hostage

Circle-Sport Leavine Family Racing paid ransom to hacker. Read more at dailydot.com.

Noren leads Scottish Open

Mickelson survives cut. Read more at golfchannel.com.

Federer falls in semis

Raonic becomes first Canadian in grand slam final. Read more at cbssports.com.

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

FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016

Power 5 propose more time off for athletes

Flex 21 plan calls for additional free days in offseason. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Georgia Southern receives sanctions

Penalties result from improper academic assistance. Read more at msn.com.

Arkansas left with buyout

Hogs coach says he may use money for satellite camp. Read more at yahoo.com.

Baylor down to 70 scholarship players

Bears depleted by transfers and shrinking recruiting class. Read more at wacotrib.com.

QB Jarrett Stidham departing Baylor

Sophomore started three games last season. Read more at espn.com.

Detmer ready for another shot at BYU greatness

College Football Hall of Fame QB set to impact program as OC. Read more at sltrib.com.

Southern Miss, Auburn set two-game series

Golden Eagles will play both games on the road. Read more at hattiesburgamerican.com.

Paul Hornung suing helmet maker

Hall of Famer cites head trauma in legal action against Riddell. Read more at espn.com.

Did Riley snub Wade?

Heat exec remembers better times. Read more at cbssports.com.

Tribe having Indian summer

Cleveland already has had one title in 2016. Read more at usatoday.com.

Season may be over for Matt Harvey

Mets pitcher candidate for surgery. Read more at espn.com.

Fan severely injured in Wrigley Field incident

Man put in brace, carted off after jumping from bleachers. Read more at chicagotribune.com.

Serena reaches Wimbledon final

Kerber defeats Venus in semifinals. Read more at cbssports.com.

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

THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016

Big 12 cools on expansion

Power conference was looking at several AAC teams. Read more at cbssports.com.

Russell Wilson, Ciara marry

Quarterback and singer exchanged vows in an English castle. Read more at people.com.

Shooting of ex-NFL payer justified

Grand jury: Homeowner was warranted in shooting former Lions DB Stanley Wilson II. Read more at msn.com.

Barkley critical of Durant's move

Former player turned analyst calls it cheating. Read more at yahoo.com.

Warriors will be redefining roles

Question emerges of where Green will fit in. Read more at usatoday.com.

Ray Allen considering comeback

Warriors among teams approached. Read more at espn.com.

Dwyane Wade bolting Heat

Miami icon returning to his hometown to play for the Bulls. Read more at sbnation.com.

Pete Rose files suit

Claims investigator defamed him on radio. Read more at ap.org.

Federer squeezes into semifinals

Cilic can't put seven-time champ away. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Pistorius sentenced

Double amputee gets six years for girlfriend's murder. Read more at nbcsports.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016

BC to honor Ryan Kuechly

Jerseys to be retired. Read more at yahoo.com.

Player cut for parking in wrong spot

Arizona coach Bruce Arians a stickler for following rules. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Denard Robinson picks odd spot to sleep

Jaguars RB and friend found snoozing in car sinking in pond. Read more at deadspin.com.

Detmer taking low key approach at BYU

Heisman winner at alma mater as offensive coordinator. Read more at usatoday.com.

Wade wants more from Heat

Desired compensation increases to $50 million over two years. Read more at espn.com.

Westbrook may have been factor in Durant's departure

Frustration became counterproductive. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Duke voice Bob Harris retiring

2016-17 basketball season will be his last. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Rio police: We can't protect tourists

City struggles to cope with violent crime ahead of 2016 Olympics. Read more at washingtontimes.com.

Report: Super bacteria found in Rio waters

Sailors, health experts voice concerns over polluted Guanabara Bay. Read more at usatoday.com.

U.S. rowing team will use sewage-proof suits

Anti-microbial duds designed to protect from bacteria in Rio's waters. Read more at kansascity.com.

Real prize money for British Open dips

Pound not valued as highly compared to dollar. Read more at cbssports.com.

Williams sisters in Wimbledon semis

Meeting in finals is possible. Read more at ap.org.

Tennis player resorts to pee protest

Pablo Cuevas got mad when Wimbledon umpire wouldn't let him take a bathroom break. Read more at deadspin.com.

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

TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016

Durant joins Golden State

Cites potential for growth as a player with Warriors. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Mavs make moves

Barnes, Bogut headed for Dallas. Read more at espn.com.

Duncan leaning toward retiring

Spurs could use salary room. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Pao Gasol, Spurs agree

Playing style should suit big forward. Read more at ap.org.

Thunder could trade Westbrook

Extending contract is another option. cbssports.com.

Roman Harper can't wait to play Carolina

Ex-Panther signed last month as free agent with Saints. Read more at al.com.

Alabama self reports

Tide committed series of minor infractions. Read more at yahoo.com.

Serena threatens to sue over Wimbledon rain

Williams advances to quarterfinals but not without incident. Read more at dailymail.co.uk.

Patriot games: Army reservist wins pole vault

Sam Kendricks' July 4th victory earns him a spot on U.S. Olympic team. Read more at ap.org.

Rio de Janeiro security blasted

City's mayor lashes out over police failures to curb violent crime. Read more at cnn.com.

Chestnut downs 70 hot dogs

Former champ reclaims crown. Read more at usatoday.com.

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

MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016

Arena League could get Manziel

Kurt Warner made it work. Read more at cbssports.com.

Brigance to honor Gehrig

Former Ravens LB battling ALS. Read more at ap.org.

BYU touts schedule in Power 5 pursuit

Challenging slate emerges as recruiting tool. Read more at sltrib.com.

Marlins beat Braves at Fort Bragg

Realmuto, Conley fuel Miami victory on Army post. Read more at msn.com.

Ball hawk hits sour cord at Fort Bragg

Aggressive collector Zack Hample crashes game on Army post. Read more at foxnews.com.

Ginobili planning to return next season

Spurs vet preparing for Rio. Read more at espn.com.

Clippers offer offends Crawford

Free agent likely to look elsewhere. Read more at usatoday.com.

Laettner encounters tough times

Former Duke star facing bankruptcy petition. Read more at dukebasketballreport.com.

Brad Keselowski holds off challengers

Team Penske claims its 100th NASCAR Premier Series victory. Read more at foxsports.com.

SWAT team presence signals new day for NASCAR

Security ratchets up at Daytona after recent terrorist attacks. Read more at usatoday.com.

Dustin Johnson wins at Firestone

U.S. Open champ rallies for second straight win. Read more at golf.com.

Serena earns a day of rest

Isner edged 19-17 in fifth set. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Russia appealing track ban

Legal action to be heard July 19. Read more at nbcsports.com.

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

SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2016

Celtics bring Tom Brady to Durant meeting

Free agent continues to sort through opportunities. Read more at espn.com.

Lakers' cash register rings for Deng

Forward gets four-year deal for $74 million. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Duke coach criticizes UConn

Auriema responds to comments. Read more at swishappeal.com.

Wolfpack postpones overseas trip

Hoops program plans to go to Italy in 2017. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Never on Sunday for BYU

Cougars ready to swap independence for Power Five membership. Read more at yahoo.com.

Bettors favor Michigan to reign over FBS

Sportsbooks rake in wagers for Wolverines to win national title. Read more at 247sports.com.

Jays stop Cleveland's streak

Toronto hits three homers in 9-6 win. Read more at msn.com.

Djokovic stunned at Wimbledon

Querrey halts win streak in majors. Read more at cbssports.com.

Day tied for lead

Piercy shares top spot at Firestone after 54 holes. Read more at usatoday.com.

Bolt's status generates speculation

Premier sprinter limited by hamstring ailment. Read more at ap.org.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016

BYU still has conditions on Power 5 entry

Cougars eager to leave independence but won't play on Sundays. Read more at msn.com.

CWS champs join Sun Belt

Chanticleers will play one season as football independent. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Ichiro closing in on 3,000th MLB hit

42-year old in exceptional condition. Read more at seattletimes.com.

'Linsanity' returns

Jeremy Lin tweets Nets deal. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Mozgov reaches terms with Lakers

Deal is for $64 million over four years. Read more at espn.com.

Hornets locking down Batum

Free agent activity intensifies. Read more at usatoday.com.

Mayo incurs costly suspension

NBA ban spans two years. Read more at cbssports.com.

Jayhawks land former 5-star recruit

Redshirt freshman Malik Newman transferring from Mississippi State. Read more at msn.com.

Usain Bolt may miss Olympics

Report: Two-time 100-meter gold medalist has hamstring injury. Read more at nypost.com.

Rain curtails Wimbledon schedule

Some second-round matchups not yet complete. Read more at ap.org.

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

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016

Coastal Carolina wins College World Series

Chanticleers hold off Arizona, 4-3. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Chanticleers' CWS title no accident

Schools with strong investments and good coaches in sports other than college football can reign supreme. Read more at usatoday.com.

Dodgers acquire Bud Norris

Braves get pair of pitching prospects. Read more at cbssports.com.

Streaking Indians win 13th straight

Triumph over Jays establishes Cleveland's longest string of victories since 1951. Read more at msn.com.

Phillies prospect has eye removed

Pitcher Matt Imhof suffered freak training injury last week. Read more at msn.com.

Manziel suspended

Four-game ban for substance abuse. Read more at espn.com.

Manziel might lose more than NFL career

Column: Addiction can be complete in its destructiveness. Read more at usatoday.com.

Tebow hate reaches new low

Social media attacks go beyond the pale after former Heisman winner prays with woman as her husband was dying on a Delta flight. Read more at msn.com.

Rams add Mike Singletary to staff

Hall of Famer will work with Rams' defense after two-year absence from coaching. Read more at espn.com.

Joker Phillips joins Buckeyes staff

Hiring as Urban Meyer's quality control assistant could be risky move. Read more at msn.com.

Heat will get last word

Durant will meet with Miami on Sunday. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Boozer looking to return to NBA

Tough year with Lakers led to time away. Read more at yahoo.com.

McGirt singes Firestone

Opening round 64 provides 3-shot lead. usatoday.com.

Seeds tumble at Wimbledon

Women's French Open champion among ousters. Read more at ap.org.

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


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