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Conference USA

May 6, 2007
Joseph Brackett Day
Lag B'Omer (Jewish)
National Infertility Survival Day
No Diet Day
No Homework Day
Birthday - Sigmund Freud (physician)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL: Ray grand slam stuns Cougars [Box Score]
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond

Duke bows out of hosting state title grid games
Pirate basketball under the gun in academics
Graduation exercises include 43 ECU athletes

From ecupirates.com
-Ray's Grand Slam Lifts Pirates Over Cougars 6-3
-Pirate Baseball GameDay Central
-On The Road With ECU- Day Two
-Pirates Earn Crucial Sweep Of Southern Miss

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Ray's blast lifts ECU to victory
-Holland- No scholarship penalties
  East Carolina AD responds to basketball team's warning from NCAA

-A story for every grad

From the Houston Chronicle
-East Carolina stuns UH with five-run ninth
-Grand slam by East Carolina trips Houston

East Carolina Ninth-Inning Rally Stuns Cougar Baseball on Saturday
uhcougars.com

East Carolina Downs USM Softball in Doubleheader, 11-1 and 5-0
cstv.com

ECU sweeps Southern Miss
Hattiesburg American

Wideout seeking elusive grid title
Fayetteville Observer

May 5, 2007
Cartoonists Day
National Homebrew Day
Totally Chipotle Day
Cinco de Mayo (Mexico)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL: Hose handles Houston on the road [Box Score]
WNCT: Talk of the Town (Tom Campbell)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond

Virginia, Southern Cal to collide on Aug. 30
Louisville re-signs Pitino through 2013
Three from C-USA on Rimington watch list

From ecupirates.com
-Hose Pitches Pirates Past Cougars, 3-1
-Pirate Baseball GameDay Central
-Forty-Three Pirate Athletes Set to Graduate This Weekend
-ECU Addresses NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) Figures

On The Road With ECU- Day One
cstv.com

Baseball Drops Series Opener to East Carolina on Friday
uhcougars.com

E. Carolina's pitching overpowers UH's offense
Houston Chronicle

From scout.com
-In-State DE Has ECU Family Ties
-Signee Highlights- Emanuel Davis

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pomp and circumstance
  Ceremonies honor graduates

-Hose pitches East Carolina past Houston Cougars

Narron gone, Hatteberg bats first
  Reds manager Jerry Narron was attending his daughter’s graduation from East Carolina

Zanesville (OH) Times Recorder (AP)

May 4, 2007
International Respect for Chickens Day
No Pants Day
Shabbat Across America/Canada

From Bonesville.net
WNCT: Talk of the Town (Terry Novack)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Lewellen leaving East Carolina for Virginia post
Marshall women get berth in preseason WNIT
Three-point shot getting a foot longer for men

From ecupirates.com
-From The Desk Of Terry Holland
  A Big Thank You To The Jungle And Many Other Good Pirate Fans At All ECU Events

-CSTV.com On The Road To Provide Inside Coverage Of ECU Baseball Team
-Pirate Baseball GameDay Central
  The East Carolina Pirates will travel to the Lone Star state this weekend for a three-game series with Houston in Conference USA action. Friday nights game can be seen on CSTV and will pit T.J. Hose against Aaron Brown starting at 8 p.m. (EDT).

-Kim Lewellen Named Virginia Women's Golf Coach

Linkmeister Note: (From the Winnipeg Free Press)
CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM Brendan Taman has tinkered with his neg list in the last couple of days, adding East Carolina QB (James) Pinkney.

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU travels to Houston for weekend series
  East Carolina's men's basketball team won't lose a scholarship in the wake of the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) report, but the Pirates aren't completely off the hook either.

-3900 students to graduate this weekend
-Families, businesses welcome ECU graduation weekend

Baseball To Play Host to East Carolina This Weekend
uhcougars.com

CSTV.com's 'Going Yard' Tour To Visit Cougar Field On Sunday
CSTV.com

Holland- ECU won’t stand pat
Fayetteville Observer

NCAA system takes aim at hoops
Charlotte Observer

From scout.com
-Pirates in Top Four for One of NC's Best DB's
-Pirates Among Hollingsworth's Favorites
-Grizzard Closing in on Pirate Offer?

May 3, 2007
National Day of Prayer
Lumpy Rug Day
National Day of Reason
Paranormal Day
UN World Press Freedom Day
Wordsmith Day

From Bonesville.net
-Myatt: View From The 'ville
–  Trick tryout hooked Galloway for life
WNCT: Talk of the Town (Bernard Goldberg & others)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Graham signs as free agent with Panthers
Tulsa tennis teams, Rice men get NCAA bids
Florida State panel denies tight end's release

Men's Golf Finishes 10th At 2007 Conference USA Championships
ecupirates.com

ECU men's basketball team receives warning from NCAA
  East Carolina's men's basketball team won't lose a scholarship in the wake of the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) report, but the Pirates aren't completely off the hook either.
Greenville Daily Reflector

Only one team misses the grade in NC
  If East Carolina men's basketball fails to bump up its APR numbers to 900 next season, it will be "subject to a variety of playing and practice time restrictions," according to an NCAA news release.
Green
sboro News-Record

NCAA releases APR scores
Raleigh News & Observer

NCAA grades teams
Charlotte Observer

ECU’s Johnson a big hit
Washington Daily News

May 2, 2007
Great American Grump Out
National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day
Robert's Rules Day
Birthday - Dr. Benjamin Spock (pediatrician/author)

From Bonesville.net
WNCT: Talk of the Town (Jake Smith)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Pirate golfers accorded conference honors
UAB's Osborn, Tulsa take C-USA golf titles
Saint Louis becomes new challenge for Majerus

From ecupirates.com
-CSTV.com On The Road To Provide Inside Coverage Of ECU Baseball Team
-Graham Agrees To Terms With Panthers On Free Agent Contract
-Brizendine And Thorsen Earn All-Conference USA Honors
-Men's Golf Moves Up At C-USA Championships

Former ECU tackle Graham now free agent with Panthers
New Bern Sun Journal

Notes- Ross happy to see May arrive
  Jerry Narron will be missing Friday's home game vs. the Rockies because he will be in Greenville, NC to attend daughter Caitlin's graduation from East Carolina University.
mlb.com

May 1, 2007
May Day
Executive Coaching Day
Loyalty Day
Mother Goose Day
National Frequent Flyer Day
New Homeowner's Day
Save the Rhino Day
School Principal’s Day
Stepmothers Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
–  Pirates seek another turning point
–  Stalwart shortstop sidelined
-BVL: Collegiate Baseball News & Baseball America polls

WNCT: Brian Bailey Show (Brian Cavanaugh)
WNCT: Talk of the Town (Bill Dautridge, David Hunt)

-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
ECU's Lee, Roach get national academic honors
Houston's Kolb leads C-USA draft selections
Jordan's son plans to join Illini hoops program

From ecupirates.com
-Men's Golf In 11th After First Round Of Conference USA Championships
-Challenger Kids Take The Field With ECU

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU Notes- ECU named a 'best value college' by the Princeton Review
-Challenger kids take the field with ECU

Diamond brothers to square off
Wilmington Morning Star

Falcons DT Coleman has thigh surgery
  Will miss 3 to 5 months after watercraft accident
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Coleman is latest Falcons starter sidelined
Access North Georgia (AP)

Preps: Pitcher has etched her name in Concrete
Seattle Times

April 30, 2007
Beltane (Wiccan)
Hairstylist Appreciation Day
International School Spirit Season (04/30-09/30)
Louisiana Purchase Day
National Honesty Day
Spank Out Day USA
Walpurgis Night

From Bonesville.net
-O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 305
–  Gridiron stars visibly forgotten
-BVL: Bucs take series finale 6-3 [Box Score]
-BVL: C-USA Baseball Standings/Scores/Schedule
-
Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond

ECU's Allison drafted in fifth round by Vikings
Pirates split softball doubleheader with Cougars
Heels win first series at Doak Field since 2001
Duke captures ACC men's lacrosse title

From ecupirates.com
-Dowdy And Ray Lead ECU Over Southern Miss, 6-3
-Vikings Select Allison In Fifth Round Of NFL Draft
-Pirates Clinch Spot In C-USA Tournament Despite Extra-Inning Loss
-Track and Field Competes in Penn Relays

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Allison drafted by Vikings
-Pirates get back on track
-Around Campus: Med school to increase class sizes

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Dowdy pitches Pirates to win
-Allison goes to Vikings

ECU's Allison drafted by Vikings
Kinston Free Press

Baseball Drops Series Finale, 6-3, at East Carolina
southernmiss.com

Pirates knock off USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

East Carolina trims Southern Miss
Hattiesburg American

East Carolina 6, Southern Mississippi 3
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

Houston Guts Out Softball Series Finale at East Carolina
conferenceusa.com

Overloading on offense
  Vikings Vice president of player personnel, Rick Spielman: "For us to get an Allison-type athlete in the fifth round, we thought that was an unbelievable deal. Why would you pass up somebody like that, that you have that high on your board?"

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Vikings Receiving Corps Is Finally Getting Better
AOL SPORTS

Allison Highlight Video
YAHOO! SPORTS

Audrae Allison NFL Bio
Vikings Insider (scout.com)

KIWANUKA'S HEALTH GAVE GIANTS OPTIONS
  ...Reese offered a vote of confidence for Guy Whimper, a second-year tackle from East Carolina...

New York Post

Trade rumors had Johnson, Stanton wondering
  Chris Johnson finally cleared up the "borrowed shoes" story from the NFL scouting combine in February.

MLive.com

 

May 6, 2007

From the Charlotte Observer
-Wachovia mimics Augusta for one 'fun day'
  It was almost a shame Saturday at the Wachovia Championship had to end.

-Wind can't steal thunder
-Panthers' new offense gets welcome reception from Smith
-Races, golf tournament both boons
-49ers rally, sweep Xavier in Atlantic 10

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Going undrafted doesn't stop NFL careers
  Ex-Duke linebacker Fowler, now a millionaire, earned pro spot by hard work on special teams.

-Bowens shines at combine
  HILLSIDE OFFERS: Durham Hillside runner Gary Douglass (6-1, 172) has offers from Tulsa, California, East Carolina and NC State.

-Pack radio grows, now big business
  Marketing bulks up school's finances.

-State sweeps Camels on combined 3-hitter
-Mayweather wins on split decision

D’Alessio’s homer lifts Tigers
Columbia (SC) State

FLEET STREET
  A half-mile into the Kentucky Derby, Street Sense was sucking up the dirt kicked back by 72 horse hoofs flying fast in front of him.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

Let's try it again
  The rain stayed away until when it mattered, so racing is on for 1 p.m. today at RIR.
Richmond Dispatch

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PINEHURST NO. 2
Greensboro News-Record

The best of ACC football
  Ever wonder who turned out to be the best pro football player from each of the ACC's 12 schools? I dare you to try to beat this list, which includes nine members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- and one more coming soon -- seven defensive players, two quarterbacks, a wide receiver, a center and a guard.
Durham Herald-Sun

Hugs all around
  New WVU hoops coach talks about controversies that seem to follow him
Charleston (WV) Gazette

May 5, 2007

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Woods makes move
  He's tied with Singh at 4-under 68, takes lead at Quail Hollow

-Wachovia Championship Notebook
  Woods offers no prediction for fight

-Panthers Notebook
  Jenkins says he understands trade discussions

-Delhomme wants fresh start
-Blistering Gordon on the pole at Richmond
-Wide-open Kentucky Derby is likely to be soggy

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Heel drives lanes, takes tips
-Pack feasts on Camels' pitching
-Will super fight deliver?
  Much-hyped bout between De La Hoya and Mayweather Jr. set for tonight.

-GM to urge ethanol use in NASCAR

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Hempy helps USC end Friday blues
-Tigers hope offensive success has long shelf life
-Wofford guard Gibson tests NBA waters
-Coastal coach gets new contract

N.C. State's Poulk makes the most of his opportunity
Fayetteville Observer

May 4, 2007

Games over at JMU
  Because of Title IX issues, 144 Dukes no longer have a varsity sport to play.

Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-The best medicine
  Add recuperative powers to the list of amenities at the Wachovia Championship.

-Harrington's 66 gives him Wachovia lead

Beilein alone to blame for WVU buyout snafu
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Changes in store for NCAA baseball
Durham Herald-Sun

Kerney donates to U.Va.
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Senate overrides Sanford veto of Clemson, USC athletics bill
-Tanner throws change-up into weekend rotation
-Neel leaving Wofford football staff

Drivers to adjust at Richmond
Green
sboro News-Record

UNCW athletics owe much to Brooks
Wilmington Star-News

May 3, 2007

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-U.Va. will host Southern Cal in '08
  In 2008, the Cavaliers also host Miami, North Carolina, Clemson, Maryland and East Carolina.

-HU loses some athletic scholarships

From the Charlotte Observer
-The numbers don't lie- The sports boosters win
  N.C. taxpayer dollars underwrite athletes from out-of-state

-Michael, Tiger and Skipper put on a show
-Bobcats coach list grows
-No TV for Patriots-Butler
  Plan for live football broadcast thwarted

2008 East Regional in Charlotte sold out
Raleigh News & Observer

Triangle teams still on stable APR footing
Durham Herald-Sun

Elon loses quarterback after honor code violation
Green
sboro News-Record

Low marks threaten scholarships
  The USC and Clemson men’s basketball teams and the Gamecocks football program could be in danger of losing scholarships next year under the NCAA’s academic reform measures.

Columbia (SC) State

Clemson teams show improvement in latest APR report
Greenville (SC) News

Former Hokie inspires tribute
Fayetteville Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Time to Tee it Up- Players raving about course for Wachovia tourney
-Talladega is taking steps to ban all can throwers
-Surging Deacs edge Spartans 6-5
-NCAA takes away scholarships
  Tennessee-Chattanooga was one of only two schools singled out by the NCAA yesterday for two types of punishments in two sports for failing to meet academics standards under the latest Academic Progress Report.

WVU's turf war battle vs. weather
  Mountaineer Field looks more like Mountaineer Parking Lot these days.

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

May 2, 2007

From the Charlotte Observer
-Keyshawn dropped
  Panthers release veteran receiver 3 days after drafting his replacement

-As a Panther, Johnson ran a selfish route
-Leak has good shot of making it in the NFL
-Marcus Vick among 3 released by Dolphins
-Bobcats: Well-traveled Elie gets his interview

Leggett speaks out against new NCAA baseball rules
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Rules of money game will change
-Leggett- ‘You’ve got a mess’
-NCAA baseball changes
-More signs sports TV is out of hand

NCAA changes upset coaches
Spartanburg Herald-Journal (AP)

'Other' Durant just the right fit for the NFL
Raleigh News & Observer

These coaches will ride carousel next year
  Joe Dooley, Kansas: He had one shot at East Carolina when he was very young — and Dooley should get another crack at it soon.
FOXSports.com

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke football continues to look toward '07 season and beyond
-Two players commit to Duke for '08

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Pack, Devils add to 2008 football recruiting classes
-Wachovia Championship Notebook- Pro-am tickets difficult to get

Howie Long's son must decide which sport to play
USA Today

At Richmond track, bigger means better
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Two coaches leaving UNCW women's team
Wilmington Star-News

May 1, 2007

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Raleigh ready to host
  After a six-year delay, plans to bring an NHL All-Star Game to the Triangle may finally be back in motion -- a decade after it was originally promised.

-Nkang has big heart
-Free-agent signings

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Wachovia: Woods, Jordan in dream pairing
-Clemson recruit rethinks decision

From the Greensboro News-Record
-NASCAR's image headache
-The draft- How your team measured up
-Daniels- NBA franchises in Europe still a foreign concept

You might be a NASCAR fan if ...
The Virginian Pilot

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Surgan looks to regain winning form
-Tryouts coming for NFL hopefuls
  Former Duke football players John Talley and Eli Nichols will be teammates for at least one more weekend after they were picked up Monday as NFL free agents by the Washington Redskins.

-Why Do Earnhardt Fans Hate Gordon?
  Accept it, race fans: Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon were buddies. The old man respected the kid and took time to help him adjust to NASCAR's politics.

Skins make do with picks
  The 2007 draft yields a mixed bag of results for Washington.

Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-Silas has chance to make his pitch
-Source says Jenkins wants status update
-Michael Jordan, NASCAR grand marshal?

April 30, 2007

From the Fayetteville Observer
-8 NC players taken during Day 2 of NFL draft
-5 questions with Daniel Evans
-Gordon surpasses Earnhardt with Talladega win

Despite other drivers' efforts and fans' hatred, Gordon moves past Earnhardt at Talladega
Birmingham News

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Blue Devils claim ACC championship
  For some who became familiar with Duke lacrosse only through the news events of the past year, harsh headlines will shape what they see as the program's enduring legacy.

-Fronk slugs Heels past Wolfpack

Tigers can’t close out sweep of Tech
Anderson Independent

Gamecocks squander 8-run lead
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers still look for their safety net
-Panthers' second-day selections

Washington plays the name game with later picks
The Virginian Pilot

 

May 6, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-Southern Miss Downs Marshall
-Tiger Baseball Evens Series with 7-3 Win Over UCF
-Tulane Falls To C-USA Foe UAB In 11 Innings, 11-8
-UAB Beats Tulane 11-8 on Merritt's 11th Inning Homer

Old stadium to be renamed in honor of former MU coach Pruett
Beckley (WV) Register-Herald

Golden Eagle bats come alive in C-USA win
Hattiesburg American

Swinging Golden Eagles set season highs for hits, runs
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

USM eyeing Marshall sweep
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Marshall, Bluffton crashes connected
  Sports Illustrated magazine has an article this week (May 7 edition) with an incredible connection to the Marshall University plane crash.
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Cal- Prep school rule hurts kids
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UAB answers Barto's blast
New Orleans Times Picayune

May 5, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-Southern Miss Tops Marshall Baseball, 8-4
-USM Downs Marshall, 8-4, in Game One of Conference Weekend Series
-Errors Cost Tigers in 9-6 Loss to UCF
-Vazquez, Duffy Hit Back-to-Back Dingers in UCF's 9-6 Win at Memphis
-UAB Baseball Game Halted Due To Inclement Weather

USM baseball wins 8-4
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Ewing's three-run homer leads USM over Marshall
-Belanger handles Herd

5 Questions with Matt Doherty
Charlotte Observer

Ninth-place Golden Knights bedevil Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
-Tulsa adds guard to roster

-Tulsa star is returning on a high note

May 4, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-Golden Eagles Host Marshall For Key Conference USA Weekend Series
-Herd Baseball Team at Southern Miss Looking for Third Straight C-USA Series Victory
-Memphis Baseball Set for Home C-USA Weekend Versus UCF
-Owls No. 2 In Latest NCAA RPI Report
-Wave To Host C-USA Foe UAB Over Weekend At Zephyr Field

Tulane playing itself out of postseason
  Last week Tulane went into its Conference USA series with Central Florida knowing its season was on the line.

New Orleans Times Picayune

Golden Eagles shoot for another series win
Biloxi Sun Herald

Marshall a hot team as it prepares for Southern Miss
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Cozart, Overbeck hit homers as Tigers fall
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 3, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-UCF Baseball Records 14 Hits in 10-7 Loss to No. 28 Stetson
-No. 13 Ole Miss Sweeps Season Series with Memphis
-Marshall Women Accept Invitation to Play in Preseason WNIT

Teams receive report cards
  UAB lost one football scholarship from the Academic Progress Rate data released Wednesday by the NCAA, scoring 906 in the formula used to gauge retention and progress toward graduating.

Birmingham News

Men's basketball behind the NCAA curve
  Improvement in academic progress is being made in football and baseball, but not in men's basketball, according to NCAA officials who released the latest round of Academic Progress Rate figures for their member schools on Wednesday.

Dallas Morning News

Tulane rallies in classroom
  Despite being scattered by Hurricane Katrina in the fall of 2005 and dealing with reduced support services upon their return, Tulane's student-athletes scored above the national Division I-A average in the most recent Academic Progress Report released Wednesday by the NCAA.

New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Hattiesburg American
-Defensive whiz
  Brian Dozier had the same dream that millions of other kids have. He wanted to play college baseball. He still wants to play pro ball.

-USM's Batiste, Hendrix sign free agent deals

Herd baseball hitting stride
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Rebels hammer Tigers at AutoZone
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
-TU's coaches no longer selling inferior product
  Life has often imitated art for the 27 head coaches in Tulsa's football history.
-TU- McLean parts ways with Tulsa
  The team's blocked shots leader won't return next season.

May 2, 2007

Conference USA 2007 Spring Games Wrapup
  Quick looks at what happened in all the Conference USA spring games
College Football News

Numbers cause concern for both basketball programs
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From conferenceusa.com
-Tulsa Wins C-USA Men's Golf Championship
-Conference USA Men's Golf Awards Announced
-Three Conference USA Tennis Teams Garner NCAA Selections
-Houston Rallies Late to Upend McNeese State on Tuesday
-Tiger Baseball Hosts 13th-Ranked Ole Miss
-Tulane Falls In Game 3 Of WOW Café & Wingery Cup To UNO, 7-4
-UCF Concludes Non-Conference Home Schedule Wednesday vs. No. 28 Stetson

Late rally lifts Houston past McNeese St. in baseball
Houston Chronicle

Quick six carries UNO past Tulane
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
-Bradshaw content with decision to enter draft
-MU players audition for NFL

Marshall’s Legursky on Rimington watch list
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Every game counts a lot as Tigers face No. 14 Rebs
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 1, 2007

Rice firmly at the top of C-USA standings
Biloxi Sun Herald

From conferenceusa.com
-Baseball Notebook
  Wild Conference Race Enters Its Final Three Weeks

-Softball Notebook
  Houston Clinched Its First Regular Season Crown in Program History

-Tulsa Improves Lead at C-USA Men's Golf Championship
-Tulane's Ricard Signs Free Agent Contract with NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars
  Ricard is the third Green Wave signal caller in the last five years to join an NFL team

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-USM's Bowden named C-USA Pitcher of the Week
-Polk unsure of Turner's availability for weekend

From the Hattiesburg American
-NFL Draft always full of surprises
-Ex-Eagle using lessons learned

Davis fills assistant coach position with May
  Dusty May, who worked under Mike Davis at Indiana, is joining Davis' coaching staff at UAB.

Birmingham News

Giants will keep a close eye on Bradshaw
  Ahmad Bradshaw received a strong endorsement from his Marshall University coach, but the New York Giants will keep a close watch on him because of some character issues.

Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Scherer's wife lives in Cleveland, works for U of M
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Trio of Miners sign NFL free-agent contracts
El Paso Times

April 30, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-UH's Kolb Headlines C-USA Players Taken in NFL Draft
-Weekend Baseball Roundup
-Swoon Continues As Tulane Drops Series Finale At UCF, 8-4
-Weekend Softball Roundup
-Tulsa Jumps Out to Early Lead at C-USA Men's Golf Championship

Herd Beats UH 10-4, Takes 2-of-3 From Cougars
goherd.com

UH contingent a hot commodity once the draft ends
Houston Chronicle

UTEP quarterback taken in sixth round
El Paso Times

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Giants draft Bradshaw in seventh round
-Six-run fifth lifts Herd by Houston

UCF's Walker ready to make an impact
Orlando Sentinel