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Bull Rundown Daily Open Thread: The Calm Before the Storm

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The title of today's open thread has a bit of a double meaning: there's a little on the UB front today before a very busy weekend, and for those of you on the Eastern seaboard it's the calm before winter storm Jonas will dump a mound of snow.

The Rundown

Tonight in Bull: Nothing!

Yesterday's News: Women's Basketball fell at home to WMU 92-78, turnovers and foul trouble doomed the Bulls after a strong 1st quarter. Tim, Matt, Drew and myself had takeaways from men's hoops' win over MiamiMatt also highlighted incoming football recruit Tyreek Williams.

From the Fanshots: Men's tennis swept MAC player of the week awards.

On the Docket: Takeaways from yesterday's women's basketball game will be posted this afternoon. I'll have a preview up for wrestling's home match against Old Dominion tomorrow later this morning. Matt will also have a season preview for Women's Tennis who start their season on Saturday. We'll also have a recruiting preview piece on RB/ATH Jordan Overton.

Elsewhere:

For you Star Wars fans out there, like me, you'll be disappointed to find out that Star Wars Episode VIII was pushed back from it's original release date of May 26th, 2017 to December 15th, 2017. Disney insiders say the move comes after The Force Awakens has already raked in over $1.8 billion in the Christmas season.

The Buffalo Bills made NFL history yesterday after they hired Kathryn Smith as a special teams quality control coach.Smith is the first full-time female assistant coach in NFL history.

Scientists have found hints of a giant, hidden planet on the edge of our Solar System.

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To try something new, we're going to be adding a daily poll to our daily open threads based on one of the stories that are either on the docket for the day or that have come from elsewhere around the internet. Be sure to answer below!