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Bearcats Box Lunch: Practice Bubble, Connor McVey, Tom Brady

The practice bubble is back, Connor McVey reminisces and Tom Brady is on another cover.

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The internet is a big, wide open, scary place. Why should you have to dive into its depths and find stories that pertain to the Cincinnati Bearcats when we can do it for you? Here’s what the world wide web has to offer today.


An “unforeseen construction issue” during the renovation of Fifth Third Arena is behind the reappearance of the sports practice “bubble.” (Tom Groeschen; Cincinnati Enquirer)

Here’s an update on what Cincinnati is doing in terms of recruiting quarterbacks for the 2018 class. (Shane Kinnee; Bearcat Journal)

Connor McVey, senior third baseman for the Bearcats, reflects on his years at UC. McVey is slashing .286/.383/.400 this season with 10 stolen bases.

A tip of the cap to East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery, who hand delivered a scholarship to walk-on outside linebacker Kiante Anderson’s mother for Mother’s Day. (Alex Kirshner; SB Nation)

In other cool story news, former Texas A&M Aggies defensive back Lance Jackson will receive his degree 30 years after playing. (Morgan Moriarty; SB Nation)

For you video game fans, Tom Brady will be the cover athlete for Madden 18. Adjust your purchasing plans in whatever way you see fit. (Will Brinson; CBS Sports)