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July 27, 2003

Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report - 07.27
— Jacksonville combo guard sorts through suitors - 07.27
Bonesville.net

Ron Cherubini: Bonesville Magazine Teaser
— Pedigreed Pirate weighs in on ECU and BCS - 07.27
Bonesville.net

Sunday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 07.27
Bonesville.net

NFL: Brunell set to start season, but who will finish?
Florida Times-Union

July 26, 2003

Saturday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 07.26
Bonesville.net

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR SEARCH- Finalists for UNLV job I
Las Vegas Review-Journal

2003 ECU Volleyball Outlook
ecupirates.com

Class of 2004: The arms to watch
espn.com

Pamlico excels at ECU camp
New Bern Sun Journal

CFL/Crandell: Stamps' Catch-22
Calgary Herald

July 25, 2003

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 07.25
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Everybody optimistic until season's reality bites
Bonesville.net

Friday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 07.25
Bonesville.net

Couple of dirty days in Memphis
New Bern Sun Journal

Future Opponent: Last year forgotten, so too is WVU
Morgantown (WV) Dominion Post

July 24, 2003

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 131 - 07.24
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C-USA Kickoff principals distracted by realignment
Bonesville.net

Big East stares at Big Decisions - 07.24
Bonesville.net

Thursday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 07.24
Bonesville.net

From The New Bern Sun-Journal
-Starting spots up for grabs at ECU
-Fans turn out to meet ECU's Thompson
-Expansion hangs over C-USA

Q&A With Dr. David Dosser
  ECU's new Faculty Athletics Representative
ecupirates.com

From The Greenville Daily Reflector
-C-USA Notebook — Army focused on opening its options
-Critics of BCS set up a meet

NFL/Garrard: Backup QBs may get starts in preseason
Florida Times-Union

CFL News From SLAM Sports
-Stokes: Bombers are STOKED
-Crandell: Time for son to shine

July 23, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 07.23
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Cowen-inspired alliance confronts status quo
Bonesville.net

ACC treads cautiously towards title game - 07.23
Bonesville.net

Wednesday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 07.23
Bonesville.net

Schools consider challenging BCS
  ECU, others want a more inclusive system.
Raleigh News & Observer

Former U of M aide brings his intensity, energy to E. Carolina
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Conference USA coaches cast votes for top teams
New Bern Sun Journal

C-USA coaches tab TCU
Raleigh News & Observer

July 22, 2003

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 07.22
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Football powerbrokers eclipse coaches' gatherings
Bonesville.net

BCS says no to playoff, maybe on other issues - 07.22
Bonesville.net

Tuesday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and elsewhere - 07.22
Bonesville.net

Three Pirates Named Preseason All C-USA
ecupirates.com

Instant Interview Replay- Jerry Odom
ecupirates.com

ECU's Margaret Mitchell Named To All-Scholar Team
ecupirates.com

Saturday's second-half stumble hurts a bit more than the rest
  Crandell lost for four to eight weeks
Calgary Herald

July 21, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 07.21
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War & Peace: Labor Day in the Shankweiler family
Bonesville.net

Monday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and elsewhere - 07.21
Bonesville.net

CFL News From the Calgary Herald
-Tough break for Crandell
-Stamps pay for sloppy special teams' play


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July 27, 2003

Lou Holtz's wife ill again
Raleigh News & Observer

Beth Holtz to undergo lung tests
Spartanburg Herald Journal

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-Retirement not on Holtz's agenda
-Ladies love, learn from Lou

Randall on a mission to Chowan
New Bern Sun Journal

UNC happy to see Love again
Raleigh News & Observer

From Panther News from The Charlotte Observer
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Panthers plan to buck trend, stay at Wofford
-Davis happy to be home
-Knee healthy, Foster eager to contribute

Our fading stars
Charlotte Observer

July 26, 2003

Gamecocks open under lights
Anderson Independent

Man behind the Gamecocks
Columbia (SC) The State

Clemson reports three secondary violations in first half of 2003
Columbia (SC) The State

Three violations for Tigers
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Return to Las Vegas on line for A&T, alums
Raleigh News & Observer

NFL: Optimism strong -- within Carolinas
Charlotte Observer

Panthers ink Gross, take aim at playoffs
Columbia (SC) The State

July 25, 2003

USC running back returns to team
Columbia (SC) The State

From The Anderson Independent
-Turman reinstated to USC team
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Swinney admits to minor violation

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-'D' key if Heels are to climb
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ESPN aids Canes, Pack

Beard named ACC female athlete of the year
Durham Herald Sun

Panthers: Fox more confident heading into second season
Winston Salem Journal

July 24, 2003

From The Durham Herald Sun
-BCS may create a mega-bowl
-Broadway fever is catching at NCCU
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Notes- Broncos, Bowie eyed for CIAA title game
-Top defensive back picks UNC

From The Anderson Independent
-USC: Behind closed doors
-USC's Bailey athlete of year
-Holtz to host ladies clinic
-Clemson to hold ladies clinic

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-UNC booster club can't quite cover cost of scholarships
-Big East looking to stay in big time
-NHL: A trade goes sour
-Hurricanes setbacks
-NFL: Redskins plead their case

Broncos picked to repeat CIAA championship
Fayetteville Observer

Former AHS, WCU star keeps working to reach major league
Asheville Citizen-Times

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-Tiger recruit signs contract with Twins
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Dolphins hit Jenkins with another surprise

July 23, 2003

Maybe Duke, North Carolina were right
Fayetteville Observer

ACC Kickoff- Swofford discusses league's future
Fayetteville Observer

Divisions hot topic for ACC
Raleigh News & Observer

ACC patient with plans for title game
Durham Herald Sun

League mulls title game options
Florida Times-Union

Swofford says ACC is happy with 11
Winston Salem Journal

4 cities pursue ACC game
Charlotte Observer

Future concerns prompted ACC to expand now
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

Swofford says he got apology from Tranghese
Anderson Independent

Tigers lose recruit to pros
Anderson Independent

Men’s hoops slate almost done
Wilmington Star-News

Fox- 4 QBs have shot at top job
Charlotte Observer

July 22, 2003

Seminoles picked to win 12th straight title
Fayetteville Observer

Noles picked to finish first in ACC
Durham Herald Sun

Tigers falling from upper echelon
Columbia (SC) The State

Amato- Seminoles still 'the team'
Raleigh News & Observer

What lies beneath- Devils sound off on Johnson's departure
Durham Herald Sun

ACC notebook- Bobby Bowden high on Rivers
Durham Herald Sun

UNC safety found not guilty of assaulting female student
Durham Herald Sun

Duke's Wade likes to speak his mind
Fayetteville Observer

UNC sees Brown as possible end
Charlotte Observer

Clemson's Jackson can play in 2003
Spartanburg Herald Journal

ACC set to tackle Miami
Greensboro News Record

Coaches favor 12th ACC team
Raleigh News & Observer

Thad Mumau: N.C. State busy trying to fill holes
Fayetteville Observer

Dudley's Thatch commits to UNC
Greensboro News Record

USC lands in-state commitment from lineman
Columbia (SC) The State

Duke's lasting influence reflected in media poll
Ft Worth Star Telegram

The biggest question mark for Seahawks- who will score?
Wilmington Star-News

July 21, 2003

Sammy Batten - ACC features veteran QBs
Fayetteville Observer

Rivers says Wolfpack's aim is for ACC championship
Winston Salem Journal

Rivers-Schaub rivalry headlines ACC's arms race
Durham Herald Sun

ACC notes- Duke RB had to Wade through options
Durham Herald Sun

Tigers eager to show toughness
Anderson Independent

Clemson's Leake dreams big
Columbia (SC) The State

WCU creates united identity program for athletic department
Asheville Citizen-Times


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July 27, 2003

Conferences' thoughts expanding
Ft Worth Star Telegram

From The Tampa Tribune
-Leavitt: Not Enough Info On McPherson
-College Football Building Toward A Crazy Crescendo

USF, Central Florida taking bold approach
Florida Times-Union

Slim (profit) margin
Birmingham News

Breaking BCS a tall task
Raleigh News & Observer

'Have-nots' don't have a clue / Stay Away
Orlando Sentinel

ON CAMPUS
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 26, 2003

Woolard isn't interested in UNLV job
St Louis Post Dispatch

Colorado linebacker moves to TCU
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Ragone signs 4-year deal with Texans
Louisville Courier Journal

Louisville's Drury named to U.S. team
Louisville Courier Journal

WAC looking to add two teams
Houston Chronicle

WAC CHIEF SEEKS TWO CENTRAL TEAMS
New Orleans Times Picayune

WAC's future on everyone's mind
Dallas News

Big East faces several issues
Yahoo Sports

July 25, 2003

From conferenceusa.com
-Conference USA Supports BCS Discussions
-Four C-USA Players Named to O'Brien Watch List

From The Louisville Courier Journal
-Big East may decide on format by fall
-Cards vs. Cats has history to know

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Ill winds, C-USA, Bolero all dark fun
-NFL puts Rock in role for month

USF, UCF are not locks as replacements
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

C-USA rumors are still flying /C-USA coaches battle figurative, literal storms
  (Look midway down for articles)
Birmingham Post Herald

Coaches must deal with new practice rules this season
Hattiesburg American

Grevious twins lead new Army recruits
The Times Herald-Record

Tulane/Loseman: Plenty to play for this fall
insider.espn.com

From The Tampa Tribune
-Edwards- Playing Time Reason For Leaving USF
-USF Looks West For New Chief Financial Officer

Lady Vols to pay visit to TCU
Ft Worth Star Telegram

BCS: Players favor playoff format
Chicago Tribune

July 24, 2003

From The Cincinnati Enquirer
-C-USA teams wonder about their future
-Talks set, for some, in Big East

Petrino ahead of schedule
Louisville Courier Journal

MSU, USM players join NFL teams sign pair of state players
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

C-USA's future clouded
Hattiesburg American

Realignment `out of our hands'
Birmingham News

BCS Have-Nots Band Against Bowl `Cartel'
Tampa Tribune

University Presidents Rally Against B.C.S.
New York Times

Non-BCS schools clamor for better deal
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Non-BCS schools assail championship alliance
USA Today

From Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-Big East Conference- dead league playing?
-All or nothing for Big East chief

Tranghese Says He Won't Choose Sides
Hartford (CT) Courant

HARD ROAD AHEAD FOR BIG EAST
New York Post

Conflicted Commish
sportsline.com

July 23, 2003

2003 Conference USA Football Kickoff
ConferenceUSA.com

Not About To Punt
Hartford (CT) Courant

Guidugli learning hard lesson on house arrest
Cincinnati Enquirer

Football coaches see hope for C-USA
Louisville Courier Journal

From New Orleans Times Picayune
-Horned Frogs ready to repeat
-C-USA's vague future is focus

Realignment hot topic within coaching ranks
Birmingham News

C-USA speculation spins
Cincinnati Post

From Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-TCU, conference want BCS changes
-Tulane president rips BCS
-Conference USA Notes

From The Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-C-USA coaches predict Eagles have shot at title
-Once-ignored Hicks proves heart, soul of USM's O-line
-Weather grabs coaches' attention
-Tulane happy to have real deal in backfield
-Non-BCS schools unite in reform bid

FULLY LOADED
Biloxi Sun Herald

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-West hoping for balance
-Bulls' schedule not bowl favorable
-44 presidents bid to bust BCS 'cartel,' open Division 1-A

Non-BCS Schools Try to Unite
Durham Herald Sun

Bower, players represent team at media event
Hattiesburg American

From The Houston Chronicle
-QB Nealy's transfer reviewed by NCAA
-Schools outside BCS pool efforts, state case

From The Tampa Tribune
-USF's Baker Dismissed From Team
-Bulls Learning Way Around C-USA

King ready to prove he's worthy again
Orlando Sentinel

July 22, 2003

Cowen's quest collects interest
New Orleans Times Picayune

Conjecture wears thin on C-USA coaches
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Coaches put focus on games
Memphis Commercial Appeal

C-USA In A State Of Uncertainty
Tampa Tribune

Conference USA faces its mortality
Biloxi Sun Herald

BCS to bring smaller schools to table
Houston Chronicle

BCS presidents to listen to small conferences
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Programs Not in B.C.S. Want Piece of the Action
New York Times

Gender gap narrows, but costs pose threat
  Schools with major football programs hold power in marketplace
Charlotte Observer

Conference USA Announces Preseason Football Awards
ConferenceUSA.com

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-C-USA coaches' predictions
-Horned Frogs hop in C-USA hot seat
-C-USA football media day lineup

TCU picked to win CUSA title
Ft Worth Star Telegram

TCU picked to win C-USA
Dallas News

Eagles have eye peeled for TCU
Biloxi Sun Herald

U of L No. 5 in C-USA football coaches' poll
Louisville Courier Journal

Moore top C-USA selection
New Orleans Times Picayune

USF Gets Accolades From Peers
Tampa Tribune

UH has 4 on preseason all-conference team
Houston Chronicle

Golden Eagles' Davis says he was better off skipping NFL draft
Hattiesurg American

July 21, 2003

Conference USA Football Media Kickoff To Be Held Monday and Tuesday in Memphis
southernmiss.com

Banowsky remains upbeat
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Life goes on amid all this speculation
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Beale Street, anyone?
  (Look halfway down article)
CBS SportsLine

USM's Davis shares C-USA marquee with Tulane duo
Biloxi Sun Herald

A Look Inside College Football's Most Underrated Football Programs
southernmiss.com

2003 TCU Football- Great Expectations
gofrogs.com

USF's Depth At Receiver Leads To Edwards' Decision To Transfer
Tampa Tribune

Pritchett Granted Extra Year From NCAA
uhcougars.com

Hunter Joins West's Staff at Memphis
gotigersgo.com

Bearcats Continue C-USA Dominance
ucbearcats.com

Looking Ahead To Year Two Of The Leitao Era
depaulbluedemons.com

TCU'S Jim Schlossnagle Names Assistant Coaches
gofrogs.com

Neal Joins Baseball Coaching Staff
ucbearcats.com

Men's Soccer Will Open Season Ranked No. 28 In The Nation
uabsports.com


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