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Thursday News:

Been traveling for over a week. Let's see what was happening while I was on the road...

Geoff Petrie will not be back as the Sacramento Kings' general manager. His contract expires at the end of the month.

Feel free to vote for Will Venable on your All-Star Game ballot. The polls close on July 4th. Venable may only be hitting .210 but he continues to lead the Padres in home runs. Here's video of the shot that got him into double figures for the season.

One columnist wants the Utah Jazz to draft Ian Hummer for fairly ridiculous reasons.

John Thompson III Joined "Mike & Mike" on ESPN Radio.

Hoya forward Greg Whittington could miss the 2013-14 season due to injury.

Should Armond Hill get consideration as the next head coach of the Boston Celtics?

Judson Wallace did not score for Barcelona in the deciding game of the ACB playoffs, which went to Real Madrid. Wallace has joked elsewhere online that he is now "unemployed."

A slideshow honoring George Leftwich Sr., who retired as Archbishop Carroll's athletic director.

Stephen Goldsmith's brother and Howie Levy's son were just two local friends to throw a local high school graduation party benefitting Derek's Dreams.

Peter Miller's season highlights.

Here are a series of plays by Princeton recruit Peter Miller from his 2012-13 season at Northfield Mount Hermon.

Will Venable saves the day.

Last night Will Venable passed Moe Berg for most hits by a Princeton alum with a bunt single in the fourth inning, but that was easily overshadowed by the above sensational catch, which continued a tie game versus San Francisco in the bottom of the 12th.

San Diego would push a pair across in the following frame to win their seventh straight.

Monday News:

Yesterday Will Venable hit his team-leading ninth home run of the season. In the process Venable tied Moe Berg for most hits by a Princeton alum with 441.

Judson Wallace has become the master of the four point play. Wallace's FC Barcelona side and Real Madrid will play a fifth and deciding game of their ACB playoff final series on Wednesday.

The latest Academic Progress Rate data has been released, covering the 2011-12 season. You can generate your own Ivy-wide data or see the full report for Princeton here.

Hans Brase is playing for Germany's U20 national team at the European Championship this July in Estonia.

Princeton assistant Brett MacConnell has risen quickly in the coaching ranks.

A game versus North Carolina highlights the non-conference slate for Richmond.

Oregon State unveiled a fancy new basketball facility.

Joe Scott and Denver return a solid nucleus.

YouTube potpourri XCVI.

Here's the latest collection of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family that I've been sitting on for far too long. Above, Tiger recruit Khyan Rayner is interviewed.

Six additional clips of varying lengths and sources can be found after the jump.

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Monday News:

Princeton recruit Amir Bell is ready to lead his senior season.

The exact location has yet to be announced but Georgetown will play Oregon in the Armed Forces Classic this November. Hoya head coach John Thompson III guested on ESPN 980 recently, talking about Otto Porter's draft prospects, Roy Hibbert's development and other topics.

While in town for Reunions, Craig Robinson spoke with the Daily Princetonian.

I'm guessing T.J. Bray doesn't need to see another tennis racquet for a good while.

Ian Hummer worked out with the Phoenix Suns and has at least four more workouts scheduled. This brief evaluation of Hummer's skills is a fair one.

Tiger assistant Marcus Jenkins took part in the NCAA-Black Coaches and Administrators Achieving Coaching Excellence Program.

A pair of road games versus NCAA Tournament foes.

They played each other in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, now Bucknell and Butler will both face Princeton in the upcoming season.

The Tigers are slated to visit Lewisburg for the first time since a poor showing at the 2011 Legends Classic. It is fourth straight season Princeton will take on the Bison.

Earlier in November the orange and black shall play at Hinkle Fieldhouse against Brad Stevens' Bulldogs.

Monday News:

Steve Mills is reportedly the leading candidate to become the new executive director of the NBA players' union.

Craig Robinson, Sean Gregory and Mitch Henderson were part of a panel over the weekend titled "Sports: The Inside Story."

At Princeton's annual Senior Banquet, Ian Hummer was one of the recipients of the William Winston Roper Trophy.

John Thompson III shares some details on next season at Georgetown.

Finally, here's a great photo of Will Venable mid-Gatorade douse.