Boilermakings Is Still Healing

Thank you, everyone, for the well wishes about the ankle. My next appointment is tomorrow, where I find out if an MRI and possible surgery is needed. The diagnosis so far is a severe sprain with a possible small fracture. At least it is not a torn ACL (though my left knee is not happy about compensating so far).

In the meantime, here are your morning links:

Bob Kravitz at the 2012 Olympics: Noblesville's David Boudia calmly claims bronze medal | Journal and Courier | jconline.com
In body, this was the same Boudia who competed in Beijing. In mind, in spirit, this was a completely different Boudia.

Purdue kicks off community contest to boost football | Journal and Courier | jconline.com
Purdue is looking to boost community involvement in football for the upcoming season with a contest meant to reward spirited fans on both sides of the Wabash River.

Boilers To Face Villanova In November
More on facing the perennially overrated Wildcats.

Purdue's Kawann Short looks to improve consistency this season - Mocking The Draft
Unquestionably Purdue's top NFL Draft in several years, senior defensive tackle Kawann Short is looking to be even better this season.

London 2012 Olympics: David Boudia, Nicholas McCrory bring United States its first men's diving medal since 1996 - chicagotribune.com
With the Chinese winning their expected gold, the U.S. pair takes bronze in men's 10-meter platform synchronized diving. "We've been hovering around (medaling) for years. ... Today was the day," said Drew Johnson, their coach.

PSU Players Will Not Be Trolled. Allegedly. Maybe. Possibly. More Than Likely. Especially By Tim Beckman. Maybe. Still Allegedly. - Off Tackle Empire
The Big Ten coaches chime in on Penn State transfers.

#32 Notre Dame Fighting Irish: College Football 77 in 77
It all starts with who gets the keys to the offense? Hendrix? Golson? Probably not Rees. And of course whether they KEEP THE FOOTBALL OR NOT?

Power Mad NCAA Levels Notre Dame for "Institutional Arrogance"
I really wish the NCAA could do this, because it is so true.

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