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Morning links: Bronco Mendenhall's staff finds work-life balance; Rudy Gobert trolls Raul Neto

New University of Virginia head football coach, Bronco Mendenhall, introduces his son, Cutter, 12, during a news conference at the school  in Charlottesville, Va., Monday, Dec. 7, 2015.
New University of Virginia head football coach, Bronco Mendenhall, introduces his son, Cutter, 12, during a news conference at the school in Charlottesville, Va., Monday, Dec. 7, 2015.
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Bronco Mendenhall was brought to Virginia to win. However, the main stories from his first several months with his new team have been about things like his living arrangements and his vernacular.

BYU fans already knew their former football coach was unique.

An article written by Chris Vannini of coachingsearch.com discusses Mendenhall's efforts to strike a proper work-life balance for himself and the members of his staff.

"We go home early," Mendenhall said. "With the exception of Monday nights in-season, they’re home at 6:30. I want them to have dinner with their families."

The new coach of the Cavaliers talked about mountain biking and fishing to "sharpen the saw."

Mendenhall also touched briefly on his decision to leave the Cougars, saying that most of the fulfillment came at the beginning of his tenure at BYU.

"I like to be an agent of change." he said

Rudy Gobert shows no mercy in trolling Raul Neto about Brazil soccer

Brazil lost to Peru in the Copa America on Sunday, which is a big deal for both teams.

The 1-0 result came with controversy, as an apparent hand ball sent Peru through to the quarterfinals as Brazil was eliminated.

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert showed zero sensitivity toward Brazilian teammate Raul Neto. He trolled him through Twitter, by means of a crying Jordan meme.

Paul Lasike focus of story about Bears' use of fullback

If the Chicago Bears want to revamp their offense, former BYU back Paul Lasike could be the key.

Chicago Tribune writer Brad Biggs discussed the Bears' interest in bringing a fullback back into their offense, and Lasike's path to becoming the prime candidate to start in that position.

He quoted Bronco Mendenhall in discussing Lasike's transition from rugby to football, and compared his learning curve to that of Ziggy Ansah.

Lasike talked about how he always dreamed of playing for the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team.

"I'm not going to say I would have made it or not," he said. "The shot was there. My path kind of changed a little."