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•Eight Patriot League players are in NFL camps and three more are the CFL. Kudos to the league office for collecting information on all 11 players in one spot. That's great PR for the Patriot League and something the Ivy League might want to consider.
•The Providence Journal writes about Brown head football coach Phil Estes and defensive coordinator Michael Kelleher bicycling across Iowa and raising a little over $30,000 for Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
•From the New Haven Register:
Yale senior football player Will McHale has had his captaincy suspended by Bulldogs coach Tony Reno, the athletic department announced on Sunday.
McHale requested his captaincy be suspended as a result of an altercation he had with a male student in May in New Haven. He will remain on the team.
•The Missouri Valley Football Conference commissioner says what so many believe in a short story from the Dickinson (ND) Press: renaming Division I-AA the FCS hasn't worked.
•Made a down-and-back trip to New York City yesterday to catch a game at Yankee Stadium. It was a long, long day but a good day.