Media Notebook 7-16-12: USA Volleyball, Nellie Spicer, ESPN Body Issue, Maria Sharapova

Media Notebook 7-16-12: USA Volleyball, Nellie Spicer, ESPN Body Issue, Maria Sharapova

ESPN the magazine recently published its body issue, and with it a couple nude photos of the U.S.A. Women’s Olympic Volleyball team. Local product Nellie Spicer stood out! The former UCLA Bruin comes from a very large family in Barrington, Illinois, a very wealthy northwest suburb of Chicago.

Her sister Betsy Spicer was a big ten star in the same sport for the Illini in the late ’90s. For more pics of Nellie Spicer go here. For the Volleyball team nude photos go here.

-Tennis star Daniela Hantuchova (see her photo here) and LPGA sensation Suzann Pettersen (her naked pic links here)

-(New York Times magazine) "Who made the Olympic Rings?

-(CBS Chicago) Ozzie Guillen went off on another media rant, and a lot of it is directed at the Chicago media

-America voted on who the sexiest star of Wimbledon was........was it Maria Sharapova?

-A lot of noise recently about the nation's top recruit, Chicago's very own Jabari Parker, limiting his college choices to ten. DePaul, not Illinois and Northwestern are still in the running.  Maybe he checked out DePaul's new look website, and that influenced his decision? A tweet from July 11th:

Greg Greenwell ‏@DePaulSID

RT @depaulathletics: Be sure to check out  this afternoon for the new look and features.

-(Chicago Tribune) A Deerfield TribLocal sports story was plagiarized and featured fake quotes.

-(Fang's Bites) The WWL continues to consummate it's marriage to the SEC.

-(Chicagoland Radio and Media) Tribune company finally close to exiting bankruptcy status

-Infographic time: the top apps for the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games

Top Apps for the London Summer Olympics
Via: HotelsCheap

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