Video: “Villanova Piccolo Girl” Sits In With The Roots – Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show

Video: “Villanova Piccolo Girl” Sits In With The Roots – Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show
March 25, 2015

By now, most sports fans have seen the photo of the “crying piccolo player” of Villanova, who watched as her top seeded team lost to NC State in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (aka March Madness.)  But now, Roxanne Chalifoux, the crying Villanova piccolo player, sits in with the Roots and chats with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show.

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Video: Penn State Alum Equates NCAA Sanctions to 9/11

Really? Crushing, sure. Demoralizing, perhaps. But 9/11? Uh, didn’t people DIE during that? Now we know where the problem at Penn State is. Watch the video below. From WNEP: The NCAA dropped the hammer on Penn State and former head football coach Joe Paterno this week. Fans were absolutely devastated by the unprecedented sanctions.  But Penn State alumnus Tom Price of Factoryville, Penn., took it to the extreme. He told…

July 25, 2012
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State of North Carolina Sues NCAA to Turn Over Documents Relating to UNC Football Investigation

Our friend Brooks, over at SportsByBrooks.com goes into much more detail on this situation, but basically the NCAA is being sued by the State of North Carolina for failing to turn over documents related to the recent investigation into shenanigans that when on in the Wolfpack football program. Why? NC is trying to enforce something called the Uniform Athletes Agent Act which it passed in 2000 AT THE URGING OF…

October 19, 2011
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#NCAA Ready to Put Up or Shut Up: Will They Get Tougher on Rule Breakers or Change the Rules

The “assistant principal” charged with enforcing an encyclopedia of rules (some out-dated) for college sports is putting together a committee (naturally) looking for ways to keep from embarrassing themselves again this football season.  (Think Cam Newton and Ohio State.) But do they need to enforce the rules they have better, or is it time to make it easier for schools to follow? Or maybe we should just pay everyone to…

July 6, 2011
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Breaking News: #TerrellePryor Leaves #Buckeyes as Investigation Closes In – #OhioState

First coach Jim Tressel walks away from the Buckeyes, and now their star quarterback, Terrelle Pryor has decided he’s done at Ohio State. Anybody else want to jump the sinking Buckeye ship? Our guess is the NCAA is closing in on its investigation into allegations that football players-including Pryor–sold team memorabilia for discount tattoos.

June 7, 2011
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Gamecocks Starting QB Garcia Suspended for Spring Practice, Along With Backup

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April 7, 2011

Something is amiss at the University of South Carolina. The revived football program under Steve Spurrier is starting to crack along the edges, like a bad Charlie Sheen video. Starting quarterback Stephen Garcia has been suspended INDEFINITELY by the school as was backup Andrew Clifford for unspecified violations of team rules. Given Garcia’s history (this is his third spring ball suspension in five years at SC) it could be for…

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Bulldogs Winning Without Their Mascot

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March 22, 2011

One of the things that captured the most attention during Butler’s run to the NCAA Tournament final last year was their mascot, Blue II, who is a staple at Butler home games (and some road games). The Bulldogs all pat their mascot as they’re being introduced, but the NCAA ruled that no live mascots would be allowed in arenas during the regional games. However, Butler is still overcoming the March…

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