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East Carolina Carolinas Conference USA

May 18, 2003

Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report - 05.18
Pirates come up short in battle for tall timber
Bonesville.net

The Empire Strikes Back
Bonesville.net

Notre Dame ponders Big East role
Bonesville.net
(AP)

College athlete dies after 2nd-floor leap
Bonesville.net
(AP)

Final Standings & C-USA Tourney Brackets - 05.18
Bonesville.net

Saturday Box: Tulane 14, ECU 4 (10-run rule invoked) - 05.18
Bonesville.net

Pirates Conclude Regular Season With Loss At Tulane
ecupirates.com

Tulane takes two of three from Pirates
Washington Daily News

Diamond Bucs fall hard in regular-season finale
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tulane pounds ECU 14-4
New Orleans Times Picayune

Kaplan's Game Of Threes Leads Tulane Past East Carolina 14-4
tulanegreenwave.com

Strong Finish Nets ECU Men Fifth at C-USA Outdoor Track Championships
ecupirates.com

May 17, 2003

Baseball Loses Heartbreaker To Tulane
ecupirates.com

C-USA Tournament Picture Becomes Clearer
ecupirates.com

Pirates Advance 10 To Finals
ecupirates.com

Baseball Bounces Back To Defeat East Carolina 5-4
tulanegreenwave.com

Tulane slips by Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates can't rein Aubrey
New Orleans Times Picayune

Lady Pirates Sign Post Player
ecupirates.com

Carter Hammers Out New Record on Day One at C-USA Championships
ecupirates.com

May 16, 2003

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 05.16
Television markets based on bogus science
Bonesville.net

Where will East Carolina land after all is done?
Greenville Daily Reflector

Thursday Box: ECU 8, Tulane 7 - 05.16
Bonesville.net

Pirates Score Come-From-Behind Win Over No. 24 Tulane
ecupirates.com

Defensive Miscues Haunt Tulane In 8-7 Loss To C-USA Foe East Carolina
tulanegreenwave.com

Pirates top Wave in opener
Greenville Daily Reflector

Costly error drops Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

Garrard not forgotten
jaguars.com

May 15, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 05.15
Brave new world for ECU?; Penny purge puzzling
Bonesville.net

ECU examines options
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates end season vs. Green Wave
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates Conclude Regular Season With Three-Game Series At Tulane
ecupirates.com

Baseball Closes Out Regular Season Against East Carolina
tulanegreenwave.com

May 14, 2003

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 124 - 05.14
Muse can't take wait-and-see approach
Bonesville.net

Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report - 05.14
Ex-defensive end now brandishes hoops skills
Bonesville.net

AUDIO: Brian Bailey interviews Randy Mazey - 05.14
Bonesville.net

Lombardi Award Watch List Includes ECU's Rimpf
ecupirates.com

2003 Women's Soccer Schedule Released
ecupirates.com

Q&A With Women's Track Coach Matt Munson
ecupirates.com

May 13, 2003

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 05.13
Mixed Monday bag for East Carolina baseball
Bonesville.net

Pirates suddenly Penny-less - 05.13
Bonesville.net

East Carolina’s Penny dismissed from baseball team
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU dismisses Penny from team
Kinston Free Press

Penny Dismissed From Baseball Team
ecupirates.com

ECU pitcher dismissed
Raleigh News & Observer

Norwood slugging spree nets award - 05.13
Bonesville.net

Norwood Named C-USA Co-Player Of The Week
ecupirates.com

Thad Mumau: Pirates play catch up in C-USA
Fayetteville Observer

NFL: Garrard welcomes challenge
jacksonville.com

NFL: Blake ready to lift Cards out of shadow
Arizona Republic

Hardy, Blair sign with NFL teams
Kinston Free Press

Women's Soccer Completes 2003 Roster
ecupirates.com

May 12, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 05.12
Muse scrutinizing realignment saga from 'crow's nest'
Bonesville.net

Game 3 Box: ECU 12, UAB 9 - 05.12
Game 2 Box:
UAB 12, ECU 8 - 05.12
Bonesville.net

Pirates Take Series From UAB
ecupirates.com

Pirates bounce back to win series with UAB
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates hold off Blazers
Washington Daily News

Pirates earn split with UAB
Kinston Free Press

Blazers Split Final Two Games Of Series With East Carolina
uabsports.com

NFL: Passing interest in camp
jacksonville.com


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May 18, 2003

USC stays hot in SEC
Columbia (SC) The State

Tigers rally to top Deacs in finale
Winston Salem Journal

Deacons place sixth, Tigers first in regional
Winston Salem Journal

BCS system bowls over leagues
Raleigh News & Observer

Big East accentuates the nothing-is-positive
Raleigh News & Observer

Big East gearing up to fight off encroachment
Winston Salem Journal

Big East seeks answers
Greensboro News Record

No time frame for ACC talks with Big East trio
Greensboro News Record

Decisions may take days
Charlotte Observer

Johnson captures Winston in a rout
Winston Salem Journal

May 17, 2003

ACC To Begin Formal Discussions On Expansion With Miami, Syracuse and BC
theacc.com

Schools OK negotiating on ACC membership
Winston Salem Journal

Va. Tech left out of ACC's pursuit
Charlotte Observer

ACC votes to officially invite UM
Miami Herald

A do-or-die weekend for the Big East
Durham Herald Sun

Duke, UNC leaders- Rivalries a priority
Durham Herald Sun

Duke endorses expansion
Raleigh News & Observer

ACC sends invites for prospective members
Greensboro News Record

ADs dispute revenue increase
Raleigh News & Observer

Georgia Tech Defeats NC State Baseball, 9-6
theacc.com

Tar Heels Top Virginia in 10 Innings, 4-3
theacc.com

No. 1 Seminoles Sweep Doubleheader From Duke
theacc.com

Clemson's hitters slap WFU with twin losses
Winston Salem Journal

Gamecock beat 'Dogs, clinch SEC East
Columbia (SC) The State

Crosby to re-enroll at Clemson
Columbia (SC) The State

Aggies' focus now on rebuilding
Greensboro News Record

NASCAR: Race to offer $1 million bait
Charlotte Observer

NASCAR: Elliott Wins Winston Pole for Fifth Time
Durham Herald Sun

NASCAR: Proposed move yields disbelief
Columbia (SC) The State

NASCAR: Tradition, loyalty play second fiddle to money
Columbia (SC) The State

AFL: Cobras complete season of futility
Charlotte Observer

May 16, 2003

College roundup- Ex-NCCU employee charged with embezzling CIAA money
Durham Herald Sun

Former N.C. Central AD dies
Durham Herald Sun

Georgia Tech Downs NC State Baseball 8-3
theacc.com

Wake Forest - Clemson Baseball Game Suspended Due to Rain
theacc.com

Virginia Baseball Rained Out Against North Carolina
theacc.com

Rain Postpones Thursday's Duke-Florida State Baseball Game
theacc.com

'Dogs take slim hopes into USC
Anderson Independent

USC makes pitch to host regional
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Stokes joins USC's staff
Columbia (SC) The State

Stokes joins USC staff
Anderson Independent

Stokke of inspiration for Duke
Durham Herald Sun

Heels suffer drubbing in NCAA softball opener
Durham Herald Sun

Expansion

Big East's Fate Hinges on ACC Expansion
Durham Herald Sun

Big East putting together plan to ward off ACC
Greensboro News Record

Big East reportedly to make financial proposal to keep Miami in conference
Miami Herald

Stuck with a bad hand
Durham Herald Sun

Va. Tech bids to join UM in ACC
Miami Herald

Hokies Worried As ACC Expands
Washington Post

Warner seeks border-states' help for Va Tech ACC bid
Durham Herald Sun

Virginia Tech is torn- loyalties vs. expansion
Charlotte Observer

Pro Sports

NASCAR: All-star race belongs here
Charlotte Observer

Governor makes May "Motorsports Month" in North Carolina
Durham Herald Sun

NBA: Johnson on Jordan- He's worth the wait
Charlotte Observer

May 15, 2003

Deacons snap slump in big way, getting 13 hits in rout of Panthers
Winston Salem Journal

The Citadel ends USC's streak
Columbia (SC) The State

Duke baseball looks for consolation
Durham Herald Sun

Swofford says negotiations may take two months
Winston Salem Journal

Waiting game for ACC expansion begins
Columbia (SC) The State

ACC trades its soul for the almighty dollar
Columbia (SC) The State

ACC officials brace for Big East response
Charlotte Observer

Big East not ready for UM to join ACC
Miami Herald

Tranghese, Big East will not go quietly
Jacksonville Times-Union

ACC down to wire
Jacksonville Times-Union

Sense of urgency
Raleigh News & Observer

Musical leagues
Durham Herald Sun

Wake's future looks bleak with ACC expansion
SportingNews.com

Mixed views of move expressed at UNC, Duke
Durham Herald Sun

Some fret about ACC expansion
Raleigh News & Observer

Boeheim against Syracuse leaving Big East for ACC
Winston Salem Journal

Expansion raises more questions
Greensboro News Record

Next step for ACC may start next week
Greensboro News Record

Privacy not an option in ACC expansion talks
Charlotte Observer

TV regions could be boon
Charlotte Observer

ACC, leave Syracuse out of expansion
Charlotte Observer

May 14, 2003

Execs move to spawn ACC juggernaut - 05.14
Bonesville.net

ACC votes to expand to 12 schools
Winston Salem Journal

ACC votes to pursue expansion
Raleigh News & Observer

ACC OKs expanding league to 12 teams
Durham Herald Sun

ACC votes to add three schools
USA Today

Splitting new ACC into divisions will be divisive issue
Charlotte Observer

NOT DONE- Expansion plans need fleshing out
Winston Salem Journal

Good call for ACC to expand
Durham Herald Sun

Phillips- Tigers won't 'run scared'
Anderson Independent

Clemson pleased with news of expansion
Columbia (SC) The State

UM expected to join new 12-team ACC
Miami Herald

Leaving the Big East is no great loss
Miami Herald

Dollar signs point to Syracuse, BC
Raleigh News & Observer

What is in Store for the ACC?
Charlotte Observer

Candidates bring plenty to the league
Greensboro News Record

Expansion bad for Tiger football team
Anderson Independent

Football an ACCident waiting to happen now
Greensboro News Record

Furman Scores Seven in Ninth Inning to Down Clemson 12-9
theacc.com

Paladins sweep
Anderson Independent

UNCW beats Madison to tie win mark
Wilmington Star

Wake Forest Finishes Regular Season With Four Straight Home Games
theacc.com

Duke to Host No. 1 Florida State
theacc.com

No. 9 NC State Travels To Atlanta To Face No. 10 Georgia Tech
theacc.com

May 13, 2003

Elon hands Wake another loss, finishes sweep of season series
Winston Salem Journal

Tigers come up with win again
Anderson Independent

Gamecocks return to Top 25
Columbia (SC) The State

Blue Devils Fall To Late Rally By Monarchs
theacc.com

ACC may end deal to share officials with SEC
Winston Salem Journal

Warrant issued for Forte
Raleigh News & Observer

Hey Hurricanes! Joining ACC would be a mistake
Charlotte Observer

Swofford pleads case for expansion
Winston Salem Journal

ACC expansion foes waning
Charlotte Observer

ACC support builds for Miami
Durham Herald Sun

Topics That Could Impact Expansion Talks
Charlotte Observer

Three big saves by Deacons
Durham Herald Sun

Terry commits to Duke
Greensboro News Record

Reserve WR transfers to Florida A&M
Columbia (SC) The State

Purnell's first month one of 'controlled chaos'
Spartanburg Herald Journal

May 12, 2003

Miami's ACC fate could rest with Fox
Charlotte Observer

No ACC expansion talks yet
Raleigh News & Observer

Tigers rally for win in tenth
Anderson Independent

Evans' hit ends Tigers losing streak
Columbia (SC) The State

Sophomore leads USC to a sweep
Columbia (SC) The State

USC sweeps Alabama for 7th straight win
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Wellman weathers Wake's storms
Greensboro News Record

Wachovia: 8 nasty shots, 1 bizarre finale
Charlotte Observer

Wachovia: Toms stumbles, but still wins
Winston Salem Journal

Wachovia: Close call for Toms
Raleigh News & Observer

NASCAR: RACE WEEKS
Charlotte Observer


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May 18, 2003

C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship
c-usasports.com

UH men, women finish second to TCU in C-USA
Houston Chronicle

Southern Miss Wins Regular Season Baseball Championship
c-usasports.com

Golden Eagles- C-USA champs!
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

USM WINS C-USA
Biloxi Sun Herald

Cardinals lose season finale, await tourney
Louisville Courier Journal

U of M season ends on miscues
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Calipari day camp to reward good grades
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Shakeup rattles Big East paradise
Memphis Commercial Appeal

ACC invitation coming for BC
Conference USA  has made strong overtures to Pittsburgh and West Virginia to join immediately
Boston Globe

May 17, 2003

C-USA officials mulling Tulane exodus
New Orleans Times Picayune

USM recruit out on bond after arrest for sexual battery
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

TCU Baseball Records Most Lopsided Win in School History, 30-2 Over Louisville
gofrogs.com

TCU scores 30 as records fall
Dallas News

Wagner quiets Eagles bats; USM must take title today
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

USM's C-USA title hopes rest on Castleman
Biloxi Sun Herald

Houston outlasts Southern Miss
Houston Chronicle

South Florida topples Tigers in C-USA action
Memphis Commercial Appeal

College Sports World Changed By ACC Move
Tampa Tribune

Big East boss to go for broke
Memphis Commercial Appeal

While Big East stews, Big 10 just watches
Chicago Tribune

C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship
c-usasports.com

C-USA Announces 2003-04 Championship Dates and Sites
c-usasports.com

DePaul Softball Tops Notre Dame, 4-1
c-usasports.com

South Florida Falls To Oklahoma in NCAA Softball Regional Action
c-usasports.com

May 16, 2003

Conference USA Concludes Spring Meetings
ecupirates.com

Consensus: C-USA Must Take Aggressive Approach
Tampa Tribune

Conferences- Football, TV drive change
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Louisville dreaming of movin' on up
espn.com

Great Eight for UC? Big East for XU?
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tulane alumni and fans donating to drive
New Orleans Times Picayune

USM stops Houston for hours
Biloxi Sun Herald

UH's Sullivan hit for eight runs in final home game
Houston Chronicle

USM gets 40th win, clinches tie in C-USA
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Frogs fall back in C-USA race
Ft Worth Star Telegram

C-USA Has Two of 12 Semifinalists for the Smith Award
c-usasports.com

Crean provides peek at next year's schedule
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

C-USA Men's Basketball Signees
c-usasports.com

UC Signs Souleymane to Letter
UCBearcats.com

Top recruit to visit Tigers this weekend
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Marquette's Steve Novak Earns Invite To USA Basketball National Team Trials
c-usasports.com

TCU Men’s Golf Tied for 11th After First Day of Play at the NCAA Regionals
c-usasports.com

DePaul Softball Defeats Wright State, 8-0
c-usasports.com

USF Uses Six-Run First to Defeat FAU in Round One of NCAA Regionals
c-usasports.com

May 15, 2003

Weekend Baseball Preview
c-usasports.com

FEELING A DRAFT
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tigers face must-win situation
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Big 3 bid for NCAA regionals
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Let the Big East courting begin
ESPN

ACC shakeout matters to USM
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

UAB could be affected by conference shakeup
Birmingham Post Herald

UC, XU could be conference shopping
Cincinnati Enquirer

Miami's likely conference shift may trigger realignment
Houston Chronicle

Leavitt Confident In USF's Football Future
Tampa Tribune

It's time for a Big East hero
Memphis Commercial Appeal

ACC expansion raises questions
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Conference call: A game of survive and advance
ESPN

USF Lineman Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Battery
Tampa Tribune

USF Violation Considered Secondary By The NCAA
Tampa Tribune

C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship Preview
c-usasports.com

C-USA meet to convene today
Charlotte Observer

Basketball recruit rejects UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

UC misses out on top recruit, lands another
Cincinnati Post

Houston Among Eight Teams Competing In 2003 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout
c-usasports.com

Huggins Rumors Growing Very Old
UC News Record

Tampa Finalist For Women's Final Four
Tampa Tribune

May 14, 2003

ACC has reportedly voted for expansion
Louisville Courier Journal

49ers look at CUSA's future
  ACC expansion could affect Charlotte's position, conference

Charlotte Observer

Big bang if ACC expands by three
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Expansion a dirty word at C-USA talks
Birmingham Post Herald

Much boils below surface at C-USA meetings
Louisville Courier Journal

USF Waiting For Miami To Make Move
Tampa Tribune

UH picks up vital victory over A&M
Houston Chronicle

Tulane Sweeps Popeyes Cup With 14-Inning 5-4 Win Over UNO
tulanegreenwave.com

Tulane sweeps UNO on Bogusevic's triple
New Orleans Times Picayune

SWC still a major power in college baseball
Dallas News

Huggins' time to try NBA may be here
Cincinnati Post

Recruit to decide tonight
Cincinnati Enquirer

Saint Louis To Add Women’s Golf Team
c-usasports.com

DePaul's Chouinard To Try Out For National Team
c-usasports.com

May 13, 2003

Much boils below surface at C-USA meetings
Louisville Courier Journal

Conference USA Baseball Notebook
c-usasports.com

Baseball Players of the Week
c-usasports.com

Collegiate baseball polls
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Reliever Wagner makes most of short stay with UH
Houston Chronicle

Baseball Goes For Popeyes Cup Sweep Of UNO Tuesday At Zephyr Field
tulanegreenwave.com

A Call to Action from Athletic Director Rick Dickson
tulanegreenwave.com

U of M signee Perkins makes himself eligible for NBA Draft
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Two C-USA Softball Teams Selected for NCAA Championship
c-usasports.com

C-USA Men's Soccer Signees
c-usasports.com

USF Goalkeeper Won't Return For Senior Year
Tampa Tribune

C-USA Women's Soccer Signees
c-usasports.com

USF Volleyball Coach Gets 3-Year Extension
Tampa Tribune

May 12, 2003

Weekend Baseball Roundup
c-usasports.com

Green Wave drops series at Louisville
New Orleans Times Picayune

USM pounds out sweep of USF 8-1
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Southern Miss Stops USF, 8-1
Tampa Tribune

Welch leads way to Tiger victory
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Deadline near on Tiger recruit
Memphis Commercial Appeal


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