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Daily links for Thursday, May 9, 2013


Roll With It, Baby (Excalibur Sports)
Brad Bates, on the other hand, is taking the shiny car and putting the right accessories in them. He’s making the right steps to ensure that while the team on the field might not be the greatest (yet), they are committed to keeping the fans fat and happy. Yes, everything will come at a price, but we understand that by instituting these processes, the fan experience can be as involved as anyone wants to be.

Area Linebacker Commits to Boston College (
"He's a playmaker," says Clearfield head coach Tim Janocko. "Both sides of the ball, special teams, whatever. If you need him to block a punt, he can block a punt. He just finds a way to do things on the field that make him stand out."

Ranking the Big Ten-ACC Challenge games from most to least intriguing (The Dagger)
1o. Boston College at Purdue (Dec. 4): This is actually a significant momentum game for two young teams looking to rise in the standings. Boston College is building around the inside-outside tandem of junior Ryan Anderson and sophomore Olivier Hanlan, while Purdue will rely on the development of senior Terone Johnson and a group of sophomore standouts.

Sources: Ex-BC coach Skinner a UMass Lowell candidate (Lowell Sun Online)
Possibly related, Eastern Clothing of Watertown has announced a comprehensive store branch expansion plan. Eastern Clothing of Lowell set to open Fall 2013.

Seniors To Remember: Pat Mullane (The Boston College Chronicle)
In addition, Jerry York has affected me in so many ways. To learn from him and watch how he conducts himself and treats other people was invaluable. He remains a wonderful role model for me, and represents the type of person I aspire to be. When he eventually retires, he will be remembered more for the person that he is rather than his 930-plus wins.

Gwinnett Braves hold Boston Strong Night in Georgia (
"I feel fortunate to be able to be take part in something like this," Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan told "Boston is obviously a town that is very important to me and my wife, having gone to college up there. I'm happy to help any way I can."

Speer Garners All-ACC Second Team Accolades (
Boston College catcher Tory Speer was named to the 2013 All-ACC Second Team in an announcement made by the ACC on Wednesday.

The Cycle for Survival was held at the BC RecPlex on May 2nd, 2013 to raise funds to help eliminate rare forms of cancer. The event was held in memory of Lisa Ann Gallup, daughter of Barry Gallup.
The Boston College athletic department participated in the Cycle for Survival on May 2 to raise $9,000 for rare cancer research in memory of Lisa Gallup '09, the daughter of Barry Gallup, Associate Athletics Director for Football Operations in his 30th year at BC, who passed away from cancer in December 2012.