The Morning Hike, June 24, 2014

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Welcome to The Morning Hike. This will be our daily links section and will also be used as an open thread for conversations. After the hike, we'll be testing for the campfire badge. BADGES? WE DON'T NEED NO STINKIN' BADGES!

CBS NFL Draft Analyst "Underwhelmed" by Utah State's Kyle Fackrell.

Well, Mr. CBS NFL Draft Analyst, two games is most certainly not enough to make a judgement now, is it?

The Mothership Ranks the best conferences...

WOOOO WE MADE TIER THREE, AND WE'RE BEHIND THE ACK?  Let's make that change this season!

Non-power five conferences might not be hurt by paying players.

How you may ask?  Well you will just have to read the article on your own.

Syracuse blog stepping up to help with season tickets

Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician has bought 20 season tickets and is trying to raise a little over $3100 to help those who are not fortunate enough to come in.  So if you would like to, donate for a good cause!

The Case For Xavier Thomas

Our friends from San Diego Sports Domination wrote this awesome article on why the Aztec guard should be drafted.  I have one other arguement for him: The last Aztec drafted in the NBA has just won his first title and was named the NBA Finals MVP...

Today in World Cup Action...I call this one the Super Mario

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