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Martin Bahar named Princeton assistant coach.

Princeton's Director of Basketball Operations, Martin Bahar, has replaced Scott Greenman on the Tiger coaching staff as the team's third assistant coach.

This promotion had been rumored for a while, but there is no official word where Greenman is headed or who will fill Bahar's previous position.

Monday News:

Will Venable is having a power surge. The San Diego outfielder put his team in front to stay yesterday afternoon with a deep two run shot down the right field line (video) in the eighth inning of a 4-2 win over Florida.

On Friday, Venable overcame a shaky day in the field by slugging his seventh home run of the season (video) to give San Diego breathing room in a 3-0 decision against the Marlins. Venable has hit four HRs in his last seven games, over which he's batting .333.

It was Venable's girlfriend who was the first to point out the drastic difference between his day/night statistical splits.

Greg Monroe is happy to be with the Pistons, and vice versa.

Retiring after 48 years, Hamilton educator Charley Ross recalls what his JV coach in high school, Pete Carril, taught him.

Friday News:

Georgetown center Greg Monroe was the seventh selection in yesterday's NBA Draft, rejoining former teammate DaJuan Summers in Detroit.

The Hoyas have annonuced their Big East conference matchups for 2010-11. NJ/NY/PA fans will have many chances to see John Thompson III's team in action at Seton Hall, at St. John's, at Rutgers and at Villanova.

Finally, on an administrative note, this site now has an official Terms of Service and Privacy Policy in effect, which you are encouraged to review.

Brian Taylor on Voice of America.

Taylor's work with the Inner City Education Foundation in Los Angeles is the subject of this VOA feature.

Thursday News:

Will Venable can feel his swing path improving. The Padres outfielder hit a towering 424 foot home run (video) to right last night as San Diego took its second straight at Tampa Bay.

On the eve of the NBA draft, Georgetown center Greg Monroe is trying to ignore the rumor mill.

The Hoyas officially announced the hiring of new assistant coach Robert Kirby and new Director of Basketball Operations Darryl Prue.

If he can't latch on with a professional team stateside, Cornell center Jeff Foote will head to Israel and play for Dave Blatt and Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Konrad Wysocki made the 16 man training camp list for Team Germany in advance of the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

Denver's Nate Rohnert talks about working out with the Nuggets.

Monday News:

Will Venable matched his career high with four RBIs and slugged a three run home run (video) down the right field line as San Diego rallied past Baltimore, 9-4.

Earlier on Father's Day Venable was part of a USA Today piece about the four sons of former MLB players who are on the Padres' roster.

Sunday News:

Princeton recruit T.J. Bray was on the winning side of the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game. Bray scored six points, grabbed six rebounds, dished out four assists, added a steal and a block while committing zero turnovers.

Georgetown is expected to name Mississippi State assistant coach Robert Kirby to the Hoya staff, replacing the departed David Cox.

Kirby will be on hand December 9th, when Temple hosts Georgetown at the Liacouras Center.

Despite 12 points and six rebounds from captain Mason Rocca, Armani Jeans Milano lost 93-69 to Montepaschi Siena, competing a four game sweep in the Lega A championship series.

On Friday, Chris Young played catch for the first time since May. The previous night Young was in Los Angeles for game seven of Celtics/Lakers.

The Northfield Mount Hermon Facebook page mentions the Princeton staff was one of several programs to call about 2012 players on Tuesday.

Art All Night 2010.

One of my absolute favorite annual (free!) area events is Art All Night, happening from now until 3:00 pm ET tomorrow in Trenton. If you haven't been before, I can't recommend stopping by highly enough.

Among the hundreds of paintings, sculptures, installations and displays at the Roebling Wire Works is "From The Key" by Carl Frankel, the first canvas I can think of depicting a moment in a hypothetical Penn/Princeton basketball game.

Geoff Petrie talks trade.

Sacramento's GM discusses the Kings' trade for Sixers center Samuel Dalembert.

Tuesday News:

The Star Ledger ran a feature on Will Venable over the weekend.

Venable discusses his approach to pinch-hitting on the Padres' web site.

Once known as "The Destroyer," former Princeton JV player Ben Domb is now the medical director of the Hip Center of Excellence at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital outside of Chicago.

Mason Rocca was limited to four points as Armani Jeans Milano dropped the opening game of the Lega A finals against three time defending champions Montepaschi Siena.

Rocca may have some familiar faces visiting him this summer, as Northwestern has scheduled a preseason trip to Italy for August.

The Hoops Report interviews Chris Wright.

The Georgetown guard answers questions at Chris Paul's CP3 Elite Guard Camp.

Friday News:

Behind a game-high 14 points and 11 rebounds from Mason Rocca, Armani Jeans Milano advanced to the Lega A finals with a 65-59 win over Pepsi Caserta.

Chris Young is one of a trio of frustrated aces sidelined by shoulder injuries.

Sports and Life Ramblings mentions an awkward encounter between John Thompson III and a Georgetown recruiting target at the All-Met banquet.

In a Star Ledger article about the hiring of Avery Johnson as the new head coach of the Nets, Armond Hill is recommended as a possible addition to Johnson's staff, mentioning that Hill has been primarily responsible for Rajon Rondo's development with the Celtics this season.

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