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Robinette Starts Med School, 'Dore Jam Gets a Date, and Gambling Advice: The Periscope

Vanderbilt basketball stayed active this week, offering local point guard Jordan Bone. Elsewhere, Derek Mason made a handful of media appearances for ESPN, and gamblers weighed in on the Commodores' upcoming season.

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Here's all the best Vanderbilt news for the first day of August. Football month starts now. Celebrate or mourn accordingly.

Med school quest underway for several Commodores. Patton Robinette begins the next chapter of his life, attending orientation for medical school alongside three other former student-athletes.

Vandy offers local '16 PG ($). Vanderbilt extended an offer to Ensworth point guard Jordan Bone this week. Will he decide to stay in Nashville?

Preseason Spotlight: Torren McGaster. Jesse Johnson gives Vanderbilt cornerback Torren McGaster the standout treatment, taking a deeper look at the veteran leader of the Commodore secondary.

Football. Annual 'Dore Jam fan day scheduled Sunday, Aug. 16. Ready to meet your favorite Vanderbilt Football student-athletes? Clear your calendar for August 16th.

2015 Vanderbilt Commodores Football Preview - Maddux Sports (blog). A betting blog breaks down the Commodores odds to rise back to the postseason this fall. It's not great, but it's football coverage.

Vanderbilt makes the cut for 5-star Wiley. A five-star forward names Vanderbilt to his list of ...quarterfinalists? Top 13! Woo!

David Price Traded to Toronto. Everyone's favorite Commodore is being deported. Or traded. Something like that.

Football. Video: Mason goes through ESPN 'Car Wash'. Derek Mason visits ESPN and shows off the self-discipline that leaves Stephen A. Smith's face disappointingly un-punched.

Most Important Position: Vanderbilt Commodores. Spoiler alert - it's quarterback. It's always been quarterback (unless it's 2008 and you're playing Boston College in the Music City Bowl).

Report: Pro Wrestling Legend Roddy Piper Dead at 61

Terrible news, everybody. With Piper and Dusty Rhodes gone, heaven is going to have one hell of a main event :(.