Random news items
Pedro’s wife is a BC grad.
I heard Urban Meyer tell this story before, but this is the first time I’ve seen someone write it up. Long story short: El Nokali opened a door for Jacobs. Meyer is known as a great recruiter/eye for talent and he thought Nokali would be better than Jacobs. Shows what a crap shoot recruiting can be.
Darius Bagan is having a good baseball season.
The Devils connection for the Gionta brothers.
Blackmon is impressing in Packers camp (in the notes sidebar).
Here is a feature on Bruins EVP and BC grad Charlie Jacobs.