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Boilermakings Is Closing Out A Slow Week

Purdue sports news, notes, and links for July 19.

It is another day this week where it is 247 degrees outside with 1,903% humidity, so we're keeping cool with some more links:

B1G 2013 // Keeping The Enemy Close: We Will Always Be At War With Michigan - Off Tackle Empire
Enough of the touchy-feely hate. Grab a notebook and a #2 pencil, because we're going old school with our hate today.

B1G to share Gator, Music City bowl tie-ins - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Most of you knew this was coming, but it's now official: The Big Ten will share a tie-in with both the Gator and Music City bowls.

Why College Football Will Be Dead Within 20 Years - Corn Nation
It's not for the reasons you think....

The 5 best post-game dining spots in Madison - Bucky's 5th Quarter
This top-five prepares us for the football Saturdays that are drawing ever so near. We know you've all enjoyed a few Madison burgers in your day.

Minnesota Gopher Football - Victor Keise and Moses Alipate Named As Plaintiffs in NCAA Lawsuit - The Daily Gopher
Today six new plaintiffs (all current D-1 football players) were named in the Ed O'Bannon lawsuit against the NCAA. Among the six? Gopher seniors Moses Alipate and Victor Keise.

Slive, Delany, and the Future of CFB - Black Shoe Diaries
College football continues to change. Which side of the coming fault lines do you fall?

Alabama fan compares Saban to Hitler as a compliment - Good Bull Hunting
I can't even begin to describe how many ways this person is wrong.

Scouting: Adidas Invitational (Part One) — UM
Our first of three evaluation reports from the Adidas Invitational focuses on Stephen Zimmerman, Sedrick Barefield, Derrick Thornton Jr., and DJ Wilkins.

Robbie Hummel Showing Improvement in Las Vegas |
Robbie Hummel was the Minnesota Timberwolves' second-round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. His career has always been tagged with injuries, but, if Hummel can stay healthy it's easy to envision him as a fan-favorite to fans at Target Center.

Black & Johnson to Play in All-Star Games on Opposite Coasts - PURDUESPORTS.COM - Purdue Official Athletic Site
Purdue baseball players past and present, Dan Black and Kyle Johnson, are slated to play in All-Star Games on opposite coasts in Florida and California, respectively, tonight (July 17)."

Man Pretends to be 1986 Penn State QB, Gets Indicted For Impersonating a Federal Agent - Onward State
Throughout his life, Brent North, a resident of Toledo, Ohio, had falsely claimed that he was a Navy SEAL, an ATF agent, and a star quarterback at Penn State in 1986. Although fibbing about being a Nittany Lion football player isn't illegal, lying about being a federal agent is, and North was recently indicted for Impersonating a Federal Agent.

NCAA no longer working with EA Sports on video game series -
The NCAA will let its contract with the video game maker expire next summer. Is it bracing for the worst?

The Big Ten Coaches Hunger Games - The Crimson Quarry
In a near dystopian future, the Big Ten hosts a Hunger Games. Who of the B1G football and basketball coaches would stand the best chance?

MSU Basketball Recruiting Round-up (7/15/13) - The Only Colors
Another Evaluation Period started last weekend and it produced some big games and recruiting buzz.

Report: Marcus Baugh, Ohio State freshman, arrested for underage consumption - Land-Grant Holy Land
Bucknuts is reporting that the Blame Urban Brigade may have a little extra ammunition, as Marcus Baugh, freshman tight end, was arrested for underage consumption tonight.

2013 Purdue Boilermakers Football Preview - Corn Nation
Purdue hopes a change in coaches will also bring a change in results.