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August 24, 2003

SABERSLASHER: Preseason Flash Vision - 08.24
Bonesville.net

Sunday Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.24
Bonesville.net

Ron Cherubini: The Soccer Pages
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-ECU-Houston Game Tabbed for Military Appreciation Night
-Game Situations the Focus of Saturday Morning Practice

From The Greenville Daily Reflector
-ANDREWS COLUMN- Muse knows how to pick an impact coach
-Pirates prep for game day
-Claybrooks makes play to help Bucs top Jags

Robinson takes over as Pirates' QB
Raleigh News & Observer

Garrard/NFL: Tampa Bay shuts down Jags offense
Florida Times-Union

August 23, 2003

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook Special - 08.23
Magazine out-take: Q & A with John Thompson
Bonesville.net

Complete ECU preseason depth chart - 08.23
Bonesville.net

Saturday Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.23
Bonesville.net

Football Focus Shifts to Season Opener
ecupirates.com

ECU names starting QB
Greenville Daily Reflector

Robinson named ECU starting passer
Kinston Free Press

Ole Miss releases basketball schedule
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Around C-USA: East Carolina
USA Today

Claybrooks/NFL: Even If Bubble Bursts, This Buc Is Somebody
Tampa Tribune

Blake/NFL: Cards have answers in victory
Arizona Republic

August 22, 2003

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 08.22
For casual observers, scrimmages don't tell full story
Bonesville.net

Hart lashes back at FSU report - 08.22
Bonesville.net

Friday Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.22
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Offense Starts Clicking in Thursday's Scrimmage
-Instant Interview Replay- Rick Stockstill
-ECU-UNC Tickets Available as Part of Special Ticket Package

From The Greenville Daily Reflector
-Muse speaks on AD search, realignment
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Pirates turn in solid effort in scrimmage

ECU needs Tillman and Fain to raise their games
New Bern Sun Journal

49ers to host ECU Jan. 10
Charlotte Observer

August 21, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 08.21
Floyd keeps athletic department's gears turning
Bonesville.net

Bonesville AUDIO: Wednesday's 'Mid-week Tailgate' - 08.21

Thursday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.21
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Stockstill to be Guest on Instant Interview
-Progress Continues in Pirate Preseason Camp
-Lady Pirates Shut Out Old Dominion in Exhibition Play

From The Greenville Daily Reflector
-Roles remain unclaimed in Pirates camp
-ECU women net five goals in win

'Defense' the word for new ECU coach
Winston Salem Journal

From The Kinston Free Press
-ECU running backs still tackling spotlight
-ECU notebook - Kickers in hot competition

Jaguars Notebook
Florida Times Union

August 20, 2003

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 137 - 08.20
Help wanted: HR hitter for AD opening
Bonesville.net

Wednesday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.20
Bonesville.net

Townes back from injury and ready to ’step up’
Greenville Daily Reflector

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Return to Pads for Tuesday Drills
-ECU Women's Soccer Team to Host ODU in Scrimmage
-Duke Holds Off ECU, 5-2, in Men's Soccer Exhibition
-Floyd Named Interim Director of Athletics

Art Brown out for season
Kinston Free Press

Future Opponent: West Virginia defense looks to stop opposition, win games
YAHOO! Sports (U-Wire)

August 19, 2003

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 08.19
Hamrick rolls another Lucky 7
Audio Archive: Monday's Brian Bailey Show
Bonesville.net

Tuesday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.19
Bonesville.net

Countdown Clock Hits Two Weeks in Pirate Camp
ecupirates.com

From The Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates pay attention to detail
-ECU to delay AD search until after season; Floyd named interim

East Carolina's Heath has flair for the dramatic
New Bern Sun Journal

Tough choice at backup RB - Edwards or Henry likely to be released
Miami Herald

Garrard: Backup Plan
si.com

August 18, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 08.18
Pirates' state of readiness tough to gauge
Bonesville.net

AP Top 25 includes NCSU & Horned Frogs - 08.18
Bonesville.net

Monday News Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.18
Bonesville.net

ECU football notebook 8-18
Kinston Free Press

ECU position a perfect fit a perfect fit for Edwards
Fayetteville Observer

New AD Hamrick dives into UNLV job
Las Vegas Review-Journal


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August 24, 2003

From The Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons improved in final scrimmage, Grobe says
-Gibson has made the most of chance at North Carolina

From The Kinston Free Press
-Wake Forest looks to buck tradition of losing
-Heels full of question marks entering 2003
-Wolfpack poised for run at special season

State among league favorites
Fayetteville Observer

From The Greensboro News-Record
-Blueprint in red and white
-Aggies hope winning play starts up front

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Durant's about-face
-UNC QB Part of impressive ACC group
-Heels get pumped for
-Backups battle for No. 2
-Heels hope to heal
-Ex-Heels put on a show

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-USC has a wealth of backs
-Whitehurst limited in practice

From The Charlotte Observer
-The calm before expansion storm
-Defense delivers win for Panthers

Athens' Rivers leads NC State but first come diapers
Birmingham News

From The Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Clemson's Hall- I was not myself
-Orange, garnet meet on Web site

August 23, 2003

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Franks' tough sell
-Expansion may overwhelm Devils' gains
-Justice caught in middle
-NHL: Canes owner looks at local investors
-National: Kansas St. a big favorite over Cal

From The Durham Herald Sun
-Pack determined not to look ahead to Ohio St.
-Amato isn't afraid to put his team in its place
-Tar Heels still not set on starters
-Listening to many games on Internet no longer free

From The Fayetteville Observer
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UNC will rely heavily on underclassmen
-Recruiting- Scotland's Taylor commits to UNC

From The Winston Salem Journal
-Pack taking advantage of Locklear's versatility
-Laurinburg defensive end commits to UNC

From The Anderson Independent
-Bennett will likely start for Tigers
-On the comeback trail- Clemson's Hall ready to put offseason events behind him
-Introducing ... TE Bobby Williamson

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Holtz more hands on
-The skinny on- South Carolina

From The Charlotte Observer
-M. Williams paces pack of N.C. State freshman
-Miniscule Mountaineer sees big picture

August 22, 2003

From The Winston Salem Journal
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Grobe frets that his offensive line won't dominate
-WFU Notebook
-STANFORD TEST- Duke appears ready
-ASU Notebook
-Panthers' Notebook
-McCrary, former Wake Forest standout, hangs up NFL spikes

Wake Forest no longer a pushover
Fayetteville Observer

From The Durham Herald Sun
-Moses plays part in red 'D'
-Clemson seeking answers
-Classic case of mixed emotions

From The Anderson Independent
-Crosby works out with first team
-Introducing ... Duane Coleman

Corporate funding makes league titles happen
Greensboro News-Record

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Regaining control
-Pack puts it on the line
-Pack recruit takes 'detour'
-McGill back in UNC mix
-Canes one shy of done

From The Columbia (SC) The State
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Hit and miss
-Examining the ACC - board-game style
-Clemson faces money problems
-Wolfpack record within Cotchery's grasp
-2 settle on 1 sport, 1 goal- QB job
-'Pops' making most of shot with Chants
-Chants football notebook
-For Beane, no setback too big
-Murray to grab Golden Bulls by horns
-J. C. Smith's stadium will debut Sept. 6

August 21, 2003

From The Winston Salem Journal
-Bowden's seat warmed by restless Clemson fans
-GOOD TIMING- Wolfpack poised for title run
-Mr. Excitement
-Euphoric Pack
-Booster Shot
-North Carolina sees better days ahead
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Dumas says he's ready to silence doubters
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Ready For More
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Lobotzke given control of Wake's offense
-Appalachian looks more to ground game
-WCU coaches, players on same page
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Elon rebuilds as it makes SoCon debut
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Small has his hands full in first season at N.C. A&T
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Family Influence
-ACC basketball games will be no strangers to television
-Panthers Notebook

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Nowhere but up
-Franks keeps focus on upcoming season
-Next year's schedule is another matter
-UNC trio catching on

From The Anderson Independent
-Chason ready to face the pressure
-Sloppy final scrimmage for Tigers
-Introducing ... Jad Dean
-Irons returns strong for Gamecocks
-Clemson releases 2003-04 schedule

From The Durham Herald Sun
-Last go 'round- ACC announces final hoops schedule before Virginia Tech, Miami join league
-Eagles get their kicks -- and then some
-Coaches come out to support V Classic

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-Shyatt interviews with Hawks
-Furman suspends players for three games
-UPCOMING-Holtz attracts a crowd for Chick-fil-A run
-Swollen knee hinders linebacker Laury

From The Greensboro News-Record
-Amato wants to put best foot forward
-Young still catching on at wide-receiver spot
-Court ruling affects ACC schedule

Coastal Carolina's coach preaches 1st-year patience
Charlotte Observer

Run game no longer a given at Wake
Wilmington Star-News

Limited practice a hit with players
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

August 20, 2003

From The Winston Salem Journal
-The Long Road Back
-Cornerstone
-Panthers Notebook
-Baker hoping Panthers catching on to his talent

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Injured backs hurting Heels
-Pack plays 'sloppy' scrimmage

Will South Carolina open it up this year?
ESPN.com

From The Anderson Independent
-Tigers having good luck with injuries
-Introducing ... Tackle DeJuan Polk

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-Silas held out pending clearance on transcript
-Putting excitement back in punting
-Bowden praises lineman's effort

From The Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Torn ACL hasn't slowed Bethea
-USC's Irons in running for starting role
-Rice will likely redshirt to bulk up, learn system

From The Durham Herald Sun
-Big-time letdown for Dukes
-UNC corner, WR quietly impressive
-Amato looking for more 'boom'
-Hyping Heisman

Conversation with ... NC State QB Philip Rivers 
collegfootballnews.com

From The Wilmington Star-News
-Experience should help Duke
-UNC out to rebound from ‘embarrassing’ year

From The Greensboro News-Record
-Freshman might start at QB for Phoenix
-Glenn gains freedom as Aggies' QB

From The Charlotte Observer
-Murray to grab Golden Bulls by horns
-CIAA OUTLOOK
-1st-year coach has Aggies aiming high
-MEAC GLANCE

August 19, 2003

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke eyes winning year
-Pitt has talent to chase title

From The Winston Salem Journal
-Motivated McGruder
-Two-sport star Crosby is back practicing football at Clemson
-Virginia Tech player honors his courageous girlfriend

Wake Forest's Anderson just wants to play
Greensboro News-Record

From The Anderson Independent
-Roscoe returns- Clemson receiver returns to field
-Introducing Travis Pugh
-Howard making big impression on, and off, field
-Jasmin making run at tailback spot for Tigers

From The Durham Herald Sun
-A day to remember
-Forte, UNC player reach agreement

Clemson showing it can land top prospects
Fayetteville Observer

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-USC tight ends no longer invisible
-Walk-on senior steps in for injured linebacker
-Tigers welcome back three
-Crosby glad to be back on track
-NCAA batting .500- right in Crosby case, wrong about Simmons

From The Charlotte Observer
-Panthers kick returner acquitted of DWI
-For Beane, no setback too big

August 18, 2003

NFL/ Panthers: Fields has Hodgkin's disease
Charlotte Observer

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-Plans calls for Clemson to revamp, redesign
-Phillips building a better Clemson
-Depth at defense irks Holtz
-Gaffney receiver drops commitment to USC

Howard making big impression on, and off, field
Anderson Independent

From The Kinston Free Press
-UNC's backfield a question mark
-Curiosity surrounds N.C. State program

Hard work pays off for N.C. State safety
Greensboro News-Record

Defense top concern for Amato
Wilmington Star-News

From The Winston Salem Journal
-CREW CHIEFS
-Rams Notebook
-HIS TURN- Mitchell looks for bigger role in UNC offense
-Panthers Notebook

Broadway wants better effort from Eagles
Durham Herald Sun


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August 24, 2003

UC Closes Successful Preseason FBall Camp
UCBearcats.com

Bearcats missing familiar names
Cincinnati Enquirer

From The Cincinnati Post
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Big East serious option for UC
-Goin was point man for Florida St. move

From The Birmingham News
-How Conference USA shapes up
-Best and Worst of C-USA
-South Florida enters C-USA eyeing a title and bowl bid
-Showdown at the BCS corral
-Fan Day produces excitement, bold predictions
-Young Blazers can be good enough to earn respect
-UAB, Troy State look to bring in more fans
-Attracting a crowd

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Parity remains king in C-USA
-Well Dunn
-Williams ready for the spotlight
-Lack of depth means chances for Tiger newcomers

2003 Bowl Predictions
ESPN

From The Louisville Courier Journal
-C-USA preview
-At a glance
-Schedules
-Petrino hopes good neighbors will make good defenses, too
-Petrino is well-prepared
-It's a whole new game
- Louisville - At a Glance
Coach Petrino Q & A
-Cards and Cats won't be bad; IU will be

From The Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
-Petrino power fuels Cards' ambitions
-REGIME CHANGE
-Shelton should boost U of L's run attack
-Bobby Petrino- Born to coach
-Scouting report
-Barnhart, Jurich talk about schedule

Scelfo Pleased With Wave's Saturday Effort
tulanegreenwave.com

From The New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Wave's Jackson glad to be Moore's backup
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LSU, Tulane confident in running games
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Tulane kicker, punter try to fill Marler's shoes
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'COLLEGIAL' CHOICE OF WORDS

From Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger
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Mead, linemates plan to change perceptions
-Early game helps, hurts Bears

USM's Yates bounces back from knee injuries
Hattiesburg American

From The Tampa Tribune
-USF's Iskra To Miss Opener At Alabama
-USF Grabs Marketing Bull By The Horns

From The Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record
-Knights hope Bradford a boomer
-Berry to whittle quarterback field tomorrow

SLU falls at home to Notre Dame in men's soccer
St Louis Post Dispatch

August 23, 2003

Two Conference USA Men's Soccer Teams Nationally Ranked
conferenceusa.com

From The Cincinnati Enquirer
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Nation's spotlite shines on area quarterbacks
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New challenges await UC walk-on
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For Goin, waiting is the hardest part

Work lifts Lawrence from walk-on to starter
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From The Louisville Courier Journal
-Jurich likes UK game as opener
-U of L finally breaks ground on natatorium

From The Tampa Tribune
-Bulls' Have Experience On Offensive Line
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Leslie Chooses To Stay With USF For Senior Year

Blazers turn up heat for Baylor
Birmingham News

Misses don't faze Hayes
Birmingham Post-Herald

TCU Notes
Ft Worth Star Telegram

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Hype meets hope at Tiger fan night
-Tiger notebook

August 22, 2003

From uoflsports.com
-ECU on ESPN2: 2003-04 Hoop Slate Features 12 National Television Dates
-Football Counts Down; Double Sessions End Friday

From The Louisville Courier Journal
-Pitino adds meat to Cards' schedule
-Papa John's new turf will get/receive first test
-Pep rally set up for Cards' opener

UC Men's Basketball Schedule Released
UCBearcats.com

James White Suspended One Game
UCBearcats.com

Richard Hall top tailback choice
CincyPost.com

Seven C-USA Players Named to Butkus Watch List
conferenceusa.com

From Yahoo Sports
-COLLEGE FOOTBALL '03- TCU dealing with new expectations
-C-USA- TCU has big dreams
-Hawaii Bowl reaches sponsorship deal with Sheraton

From The Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Simple Frogs make foes see multiple
-Frogs hope to find star for return role

UAB Begins Preparations For First Game
uabsports.com

Brown discovers the downside of a coaching career
Birmingham Post-Herald

Freshmen friends fight for No.2 QB spot
Birmingham News

From Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger
-D'Angelo on spot as signal caller
-Eagles shuffle receivers around

Southern Miss Gets Back To Work After Rain-Shortened Day
southernmiss.com

USM assistant Nix gets national honor
Hattiesburg American

Stevens adds pair of Army games to play-by-play slate
Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record

From The New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Tulane defense showing green along the line
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LEANING ON THE LINE

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger football notebook
-Tigers' defense knows the 'drill'

Former Marquette Great Brian Wardle Named Director of Basketball Operations
gomarquette.com

Tom and Lib Phillips Field Renovation Photos
charlotte49ers.com

August 21, 2003

Conference USA football capsules
Yahoo Sports

U of L player given community service
Louisville Courier Journal

Locals homing in on UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

From The Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU sees 'mistake,' not deeper problems
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Frogs kicker now a one-sport star

Theismann pays helpful visit to Tigers practice
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Harris brings familiar desire to new position
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From The Hattiesburg American
-USM special teams motivated
-Eagles fight high temperatures

USF Defense Excels In Final Scrimmage
Tampa Tribune

From The Birmingham News
-Blazers' young receivers catching on
-Blazers raise game after watching scrimmage tape
-Brown unhappy with special teams

UAB 'sells out' Legion Field with Tide's help
Birmingham Post-Herald

Lightly recruited players hit it big
Dallas News

Drayton considers 49ers
Charlotte Observer

UAB Men's Soccer England Trip Diary- Chris O'Neal
conferenceusa.com

Soccer Bills tie SMS
St Louis Post Dispatch

UC Offers Ticket Discount, Caps for Opener
UCBearcats.com

August 20, 2003

From The Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Congress to ponder BCS flap
-Frogs offense beginning to show signs of life
-TCU building practice facility

UC to rely on Murray at receiver
CincyPost.com

C-USA's Teter Joins UC Athletic Staff
conferenceusa.com

USM rebuilding offensive line
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Help wanted- Step up now and job is yours
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From The Hattiesburg American
-Quiet, consistent Ray making his mark in USM secondary
-Eagles study in classroom, on football field Monday

Injuries can't stop LB Black
Birmingham Post-Herald

Backups on hot seat in Blazer scrimmage
Birmingham News

Bolt supercharges Alabama-Birmingham defense
YAHOO! Sports (AP)

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Cool progress of QB lights up hot scrimmage
-TIGER FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK

UL- 'Rugby' booted out of lexicon
Louisville Courier Journal

From The New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Growing pains over for veteran corps
-Pass rush has coach seeing red

Focused and secure, Ramsey leads charge
NFL.com

FARVE: Still Winging It
Winston Salem Journal

Junior-college catcher transfers to Houston
Columbia (SC) The State

Kenyon has been selected to take Karl Malone's spot on the Olympic Qualifying Team
ESPN.com

August 19, 2003

From The New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Cowen's anti-BCS crusade to Congress
-RAVING ON RECEIVERS
-Injuries sideline four at TU practice

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-C-USA new test for USF
-Storming to Memphis

Eagles' strength lies with linebackers
Hattiesburg American

Linebackers at USM rate gifted crew
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Improved Silva still in QB hunt
Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record

Born to coach
Louisville Courier Journal

From The Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU Notes
-POWER GRID

Gipson To Play On Both Sides Of The Ball
Tampa Tribune

August 18, 2003

Offense, defense even in first intrasquad scrimmage
UCBearcats.com

From The New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Pressure is on Green Wave DBs
-Wave will face LSU, La. Tech

From The Louisville Courier Journal
-No surprise here- LeFors is The Man
-Cards' Johnson stands tall, no matter the field he's on
-Give Bush a chance to play — somewhere

REGIME CHANGE
Lexington (KY) Herald Leader

4 Freshmen Will Not Be Redshirted
Tampa Tribune

Batusic knows pressure will be great this year
Birmingham News

Bring it on, confident Eubanks says to foes
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

C-USA Preview
espn.com

Disruptive Defense Rules Much Of Grid Scrimmage
goarmysports.com

MINNESOTA STAR COMMITS TO MU
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Is it time for the NCAA to share?
Memphis Commercial Appeal


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