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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

August 24, 2008
Saint Bartholomew's Day

C-USA Preview- Pirates poised for top
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Harris could be ECU's top weapon
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates’ secondary seeks to improve
    Van Eskridge takes it to heart when he opens up one of the many college football preview magazines and sees the rankings predicting that the Pirates will have one of the 10 worst secondaries in all of college football.
Washington Daily News

ECU not taking the easy route in building program's profile
ESPN.com

SCOUTING THE PIRATES
Greensboro News Record

Soccer Faces Francis Marion Sunday
ecupirates.com

US relays earn redemption
Raleigh News and Observer

Bursting onto the scene (Page 2)
    Titans rookie running back Chris Johnson has arguably been the most electrifying player of the preseason, and like his style of play, he's struck fast.
Boston Globe

August 23, 2008
Virgo Begins
Anniversary - First Man Powered Flight

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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Hudson probing linebackers' limits

Talk FM: TOT (Krispy Kreme remote)

Pirates Take Season Opener, 1-0
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Memories of ’07 Tech game fresh for Pirates
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Holtz relishes postgame talks with Holland

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Pirates must diversify on offense
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Pirates again face league's toughest task
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J.P. Giglio's analysis

Portsmouth's LaShawn Merritt wins gold in 1600 meter relay
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Ranking the 2008 Head Coaches ... 61 to 119 
College Football News

CFL: Crandell at a loss for words
    A day after one of the worst performances of his professional career, Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Marcus Crandell couldn't explain the troublesome night in Edmonton.
Regina Leader-Post

A so-so Garrard won't win Jags a title
Fernandina Beach News-Leader

Johnson not as exceptional Friday
Rotoworld.com

August 22, 2008
Be an Angel Day
Southern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day

From ecupirates.com
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Merritt Strikes Gold In Beijing
    American LaShawn Merritt obliterated the field including defending champion Jeremy Wariner to win the Olympic men's 400 meters title on Thursday by the widest margin since 1896
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Academic Champion Coaches Rewarded

Thoughts of brother never far for gold medalist Merritt
SportingNews.com

Merritt's gold a dream come true for father - literally
The Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Local runner wins Olympic gold in 400 meters
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LaShawn Merritt wins gold (Photos)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Carson not surprised by Merritt's success
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After year on sidelines, redshirts ready for action
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Milbrook racking up big plays for Pirates

From the Winston-Salem Journal
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It Won't Be Easy
    East Carolina is evoking optimism from its fans, but the first two games will provide difficult tests
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East Carolina Preview

Talk FM: TOT
Bonesville.net

August 21, 2008
Poet's Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Role of No. 3 QB different this time

-BVL: New Recruiting Thumbnail: Michael Dobson
Talk FM: TOT

Mack McCarthy's Letters of Marque - Week 14
ecupirates.com

Pirates primed to step into C-USA's upper echelon
Fayetteville Observer (AP)

At a glance- East Carolina Pirates
WCNC (AP)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Defensive line not believing the hype
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Baseball brothers

Dobson verbally commits to ECU
Mount Airy News

Mount Airy's Dobson commits to ECU
Winston-Salem Journal

2008 CFN Preview - Unit Rankings
College Football News

Merritt plans to blaze a path to Olympics glory
The Virginian Pilot

Merritt Seeks To Take Wariner's 400 Crown
Hartford Courant

Titans preview
The Virginian Pilot

Veterans haze Titans rookies
The Tennessean

On the Record with Art Brown
Winston Salem Journal

Here comes the son: Austin High's Emory Blake making a name for himself
    Emory Blake won't be following in his father's footsteps when it comes to college.
Austin American-Statesman

CFL: Riders are true believers
Edmonton Sun

August 20, 2008
Birthday - President Benjamin Harrison (23rd President)

From ecupirates.com
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Merritt To Run For Olympic Gold
    Former ECU Track Standout Turns In Fastest 400m Semifinal Time
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Pirates Complete '08 Preseason Camp
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Date Set For 2008 Pirate Cup

Wariner, Merritt will duel in 400
Boston Globe

Merritt, Wariner primed for showdown
Raleigh News and Observer

Holtz prepared to air it all out
Orlando Sentinel

Shiver Me Timbers
    Michael Dobson has committed to East Carolina over offers from Akron and Duke.
superprep.com

Around Campus: Freshmen set record
    ECU welcomes its largest-ever freshman class at convocation
Greenville Daily Reflector

Talk FM: TOT (The Former Chancellor, Calvin Mercer)
Bonesville.net

August 19, 2008
National Aviation Day
Birthday - President William Jefferson Clinton (42nd President)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Injuries dampen summer camp
Talk FM: TOT

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Turns In Final Two-A-Day Of Camp
-Merritt, Cotto Advance In Beijing
    Former ECU Track Standouts Qualify For Next Round Of Events At Olympics

Holtz-Hudson
    Alliance grows stronger
Greenville Daily Reflector

Hard-working Byner serves as mentor to Titans running backs
Titansonline.com

One 400 down, two to go
The Virginian Pilot

Florida OL names top 2
    "I really like East Carolina and Southern Miss," he said. "East Carolina has already offered me and I think Southern Miss will too."
superprep.com

August 18, 2008

O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 354
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Schedule a harsh necessity

Bonesville.net

Paving the way
    Steve Shankweiler has a master’s degree in physical education and education administration. It is paying off this year.
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Washington Daily News
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Quiet Bryant makes noise on field for ECU
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ECU volleyball team working hard

Merritt, Wariner make 400 semifinals
Raleigh News and Observer

Daily Fix — Aug. 18
Gainesville Sun

Training camp notebook- Titans work to fix mistakes
Titansonline.com

Pirates Dominate Campbell In Exhibition, 5-0
ecupirates.com

Quick transition for young coach
    Sitting in the head-coach's office on a Friday morning, an hour of so before practice was to begin, Marcellus Harris III could easily pass for one of his players. A senior, maybe, who had shown up a little early and dropped by for a conversation.
Hampton Roads Daily Press

 

August 24, 2008

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia Tech reloads for 2008 football season
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Macho Harris may double dip this season
-Virginia to endure survivor series as players go missing
-Winning 2007 season seems like ancient history for Virginia football
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Conference inadequacy
    The ACC had grandiose visions of football supremacy when it added Virginia Tech, Miami and Boston College. But those hopes have not materialized, and the league remains in the shadow of the SEC.

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Finally...it's over...LET'S PLAY!!
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Roberts receiving a little advice from Macho
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Skins' Taylor injured in painful drubbing

Panthers strike in air, on ground, on defense
Charlotte Observer

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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For WVU, season's shaping up to be perfect storm
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End of an era

COLUMN- Perfect season unlikely to happen
    East Carolina well could be a sleeper prepared to spring the unexpected when the Mountaineers visit Greenville, NC, on Saturday, Sept. 6.
Times-West Virginian

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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ACC can talk a good game
    There have been nights this summer when Virginia football player Clint Sintim has had trouble falling asleep. That's the degree of his excitement about the Cavaliers' opening game Saturday against visiting Southern California.
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Building a better season
     College football's fans want a playoff. College football's leaders don't.
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Five who could disappear
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Donovan 'riding high'

ACC Football- Virginia Cavaliers Season Predictions (Part 2)
    ECU has a very hard schedule, but it has a load of returning players and ended the season with a victory over America’s favorite mid-major, the Boise State
Bleacher Report

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Hill brings ‘that extra something’ to Wolfpack offense
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N.C. State Wolfpack team capsule

Is the option a real option in college football today?
    Two years before he was hired at Auburn, Pat Dye’s wishbone team at East Carolina had the best ground attack in the nation.
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Heels' preseason ends as opener on the horizon
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Clemson assistant Jeff Scott got coaching bug from father, Brad
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Lindsey brothers wrapping up tumultuous careers at University of South Carolina
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NFL shys away from quarterbacks in spread offenses

From the Columbia (SC) State
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The favorite, but can Clemson finish the job?
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Gamecocks still seeking breakthrough season

August 23, 2008

At Tech, Glennon is strongest in scrimmage
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Tech Football Notebook- Glennon impresses quarterbacks coach
Lynchburg News and Advance

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-Tech corner Harris hurt in scrimmage
-No QB answers as Hokies' offense shows progress

Andrews assumes role as leader
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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O'Brien selects Wilson
    Redshirt freshman to start at QB for N.C. State
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Tudor- Pack turns back the clock
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Krzyzewski's golden voyage nears end

Spurrier plans to avoid repeat of last season's fade
Winston Salem Journal

Panthers, Redskins to get long look at starters
Wilmington Star-News

Speed thrills- Tigers make conscious effort to build team like quick Miami, FSU squads
Greenville (SC) News

From the Anderson Independent
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College football preview- Bowden enters 10th year
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College football preview- UGA players take ranking in stride

Bristol no longer the bad boy of tracks
Greensboro News-Record

August 22, 2008

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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College Preview - Virginia Tech
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Hokies lacking veterans
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College Preview - Virginia

From the Winston-Salem Journal
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New Talent
    Virginia Tech lost a lot of players, but the cupboard is hardly bare
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The ACC at a glance
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The SoCon at a glance

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Williams stars in Virginia Tech scrimmage
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Announcement regarding UVa's quarterbacks? Forget about it...

Virginia Tech Sports Today debut set for Sunday
hokiesports.com

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia Tech kicker Keys has paid his dues
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Groh settles on kicker

Kicker gets his chance at a dream
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the College Football News
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The big storylines and overviews for the ACC games
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Ranking the 2008 Head Coaches - No. 1 to 60

Mountaineers already prepping for opening foe
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Urban planning to catch a few at TE
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Blue Devils turn their attention to JMU
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Big season for Bowden
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Following in his brother's Heels

McKinley enters final season with chance to be among USC's best receivers ever
Greenville (SC) News

Kasay has focus on next kick, not career
Charlotte Observer

Coastal football player accused in sexual assault case
Columbia (SC) State

August 21, 2008

Hokies begin season No. 17 in top 25
SportingNews.com

Virginia Tech Football Preview
Lynchburg News and Advance

Daily VT Blog
Hampton Roads Daily Press

WVU freshman Urban is more TE than FB
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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WVU's Jenkins believes he's ready to play
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WVU freshman to make immediate impact
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Tight end is in Mountaineers' offensive plans
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WVU considers adding suites to Puskar Stadium

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Unrecruited Kovatch could fill Schmitt role

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Rodgers emerges as Devine understudy

Plays finally designed for Jalloh
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Big stadiums, big dreams for NC college football
Florida Ledger (AP)

Bad sign- Cavaliers ban stadium displays
The Virginian Pilot

O'Brien quietly gets his job done
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Wake on verge of greatness
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Glennon represents future
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Pack's Glennon will redshirt
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Maggio to kick for Duke
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Lawson learns lesson

Lawson- Drinking charge kept me out of NBA in '08
Durham Herald-Sun

Pitt's Cook denied eligibility
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Cook never had a chance
Beaver County (PA) Times

Richt evolving into head coaching role
    Before the age of 30, Richt was the offensive coordinator at East Carolina. He remembers "being scared to death and praying a lot.
Rome (GA) News-Tribune

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Clemson president leads call for reform
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Playing favorites- Forecasting USC's season

Injuries prove costly for Hackett, Barnidge
Charlotte Observer

August 20, 2008

Va. Tech's Keys decides kicking job is worth any price
The Virginian Pilot

Scrimmages- College preseason has pros, cons
Winston-Salem Journal

Recruiting- As season opens, recruiting already done
Fayetteville Observer

USC Fans Donate UVa Tickets
WCAV

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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WVU depth chart offers few surprises
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WVU offense puts pressure on defenses

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Double duty for Hogan?
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WVU depth chart

Nine frosh in WVU offense two-deep
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Lawson- 'It won't happen again'
    UNC-CH point guard pleads guilty; penalty includes report on drinking and driving.
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Appalachian St. ranked No. 1
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Cutcliffe generates optimism
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No word on Pack QB race
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Skinner sits out scrimmage

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Lawson enters plea after report, service
-UNC-Ch's defense glad to see offense connect

A look at Deacon Tower
Greensboro News-Record

Sky high Deacons
Winston Salem Journal

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Spurrier unimpressed with University of South Carolina offense at scrimmage
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Columbia officers plead not guilty of misconduct in arrest of USC's Young

Family Tides break upon Clemson coach
Columbia (SC) State

August 19, 2008

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Tech suspends receiver
    Tech's Zach Luckett is suspended indefinitely from the team after a second drunken driving arrest.
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Report- Court documents tie UVa defensive coordinator Pruett to academic fraud at Marshall

From the Roanoke Times
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Luckett suspended from Virginia Tech team after DUI charge
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Time is now for Virginia WR Koch

Predictions for the '08 Cavaliers
C-Ville Weekly

NCAA Football Preview - Virginia Tech Hokies
Myrtle Beach Sun News

From the Virginian Pilot
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Virginia Tech's Luckett charged with DUI, out indefinitely
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In victory, coach Zorn zeroes in on Redskin's flaws

Devine, Sanders headed to kick return duty
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Safety spot may be shifting to Sands
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Wolfpack's QB competition nearing the end
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Heels focusing on turning narrow losses into wins

From the Charlotte Observer
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Catamounts to enshrine Panthers' Hoover
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Tar Heels recruit 7 in baseball

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Dascenzo, veteran columnist, retires from The Herald-Sun
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Dascenzo- Thoughts from 39 years in the Triangle
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College leaders- Drinking age should be 18

August 18, 2008

Countdown to Kickoff #10- Virginia Tech
TricitiesSports.com

Can ACC shake rep as graveyard for passers?
Rivals.com

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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UNC-CH tennis player charged after 2 women hit
    A UNC-Chapel Hill tennis player is behind bars after police say he hit two pedestrians with a sport utility vehicle while driving drunk and then tried to flee the scene on foot.
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O'Brien's focus on line play

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Liebig's return gives WVU defensive front more than a veteran
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Six big games to watch in 2008 season

From the Beckley Register Herald
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WVU gridders back in class today
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White’s little brother gets his chance

Stars need to handle the ball
Charleston (WV) Gazette

WVU’s Williams weighing benefits of
Martinsburg (WV) Journal

Wyndham is a win for Greensboro
Greensboro News-Record

University of South Carolina still unsettled at offensive line
Greenville (SC) News

 

August 24, 2008

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-1st and $10 million: Success on the field, spending off the field go hand in hand
-Three downs and out- Memphis Tigers
-Memphis continues to find talent that didn't crack recruiting lists
-Circling Conference USA
-Penny's charity a special case

From the Mobile Press Register
-Southern Miss to play fast under new coach
-UCF, Tulsa top picks

USM signee OK'd by NCAA
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-LB McRath chosen as 'most admired' on team
-USM Analysis

GOLDEN EAGLES UNSETTLED AT QB
Biloxi Sun Herald

Q&A with Mark Snyder
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall facing make-or-break year
Kentucky.com

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-For the Heltons, Herd football is a family affair
-End of camp a relief for Herd
-Landon launches H-D Radio this week
-Herd will meet a touted Tulsa team in season finale

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF basketball adds Diakite to roster
-UCF loses Aiken, could gain Jackson
-Steady UCF punter Clingan looks to build on freshman season

From the Birmingham News
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Blazin' the Trail
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HOW UAB FINDS TALENT

QBs Moore, Kemp ready for opportunity with Green Wave
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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TU's Scott finally shouldering load
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Wave's top units come on strong

From the Tulsa World
-Let the campaign begin
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New game in town with arena
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Players to watch in 2008
-The Key- Quarterback
-Brennan Marion- Staying grounded
-Rod Thomas- Proud son, husband, father
-Moton Hopkins- Disciplined since Day 1
-Tulsa Golden Hurricanes- We Decide
-Mike Bryan- Country boy can survive
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Tarrion Adams- His daily reminder
-Position Analysis
-Putting schedule pieces together
-Tu's Upcoming Football Schedules
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Coaching Staff
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C-USA Power rankings

From the Dallas Morning News
-SMU works against the clock
-SMU's Ryan Smith begins career at school where dad starred as WR

Conference Outlook- Non-BCS Conferences
New York Times

C-USA Predictions- Tulsa wins the conference
ESPN.com

August 23, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Golden Eagles Continue Preparations for Louisiana-Lafayette
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UCF Football Opening Week

From the Houston Chronicle
-Cougar football- New depth chart up
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Owls camp- Mock game

Diminutive SMU wideout has strong practice
Dallas Morning News

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Cann can throw it
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MU- Ridpath's actions hurt career, not school

Walk-ons are the Herd's unsung heroes
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Eagles need returnees, younger guys to mesh
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tigers shoring up defensive front wall
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF football season preview
Orlando Sentinel

A SO-SO SECONDARY AT TULANE
New Orleans Times Picayune

Miners plan to rely on experienced offensive line
El Paso Times

August 22, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Former Pirate Merritt Strikes Gold In Beijing
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Women's Soccer Season Opens This Weekend
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Blazers Continue To Prep For Opener With Tulsa
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Cougars Training Camp Moved Indoors for First Part of Practice
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Tigers Fall Football Camp Winding Down
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Southern Miss Returns to the Practice Field

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Penny Hardaway donates $1 million to University of Memphis
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Tigers' Weaver revved up over shift to safety

Bright House Networks Stadium should be ready despite heavy rains
Orlando Sentinel

UAB's Mitchell at top of RB depth chart
Birmingham News

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Pinning down how far Herd will go
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Football notebook- Snyder holding off on depth chart

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Spann a model senior

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MU Notebook- The Herd is healthy, but can they block and tackle?

SMU's Jones not rushing quarterback Mitchell
Dallas Morning News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Injured Eagles return
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Battle rages between USM kickers

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougar football- More Maggard on the EZF
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Owls camp- Third scrimmage

UTEP Miners get game-like experience
El Paso Times

August 21, 2008

Waters makes four-month recovery from hip surgery
Birmingham News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Former Hurricane Daren Daly will kick it at UCF graduate school, and for Knights as well
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Lou Holtz- UCF should be awfully good

Knights expect in-conference challenge
NewsChief.com (AP)

Knights set for seven home games in 2009
UCFSports.com

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd punter lacks size but not ability or confidence
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Herd kicker will learn from mistakes
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Thundering Herd fans paint the city green
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Pruett denies involvement; Tynes recants statements

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Tynes recants statements
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Notebook- Kase makes case to be Herd punter

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall special teams- return men of plenty
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MU Notebook- Event in Charleston caps long day for Herd
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In Herd's Week 11, a date with Rice might be nice

Starters named for SMU's season opener
Dallas Morning News

New offense putting pressure on thin front
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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Internet analysts uncertain about Eagles
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Fedora sees improvement
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RB Fletcher embracing new role
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USM hoops adds pair of players

Southern Miss senior tight end Shawn Nelson likes role in new Golden Eagles offense
Mobile Register

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougar football- Dave Maggard on the EZF
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Owls camp- Third scrimmage
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No horse-collar tackles in football, NCAA says

Tiger cornerback Grandberry needs rest
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Anderson bright spot for Tulane
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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Senior named No. 1 QB
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Practice Report Tulsa
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No questions now about TU linemen

Questions remain before first game
El Paso Times

August 20, 2008

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice has game plan for bringing in more fans
    Making visions a reality has defined Del Conte’s two years as athletic director, and his intrepid nature is behind the latest incarnation of the Operation Sellout initiative.
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Owls camp- Nearly complete

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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We may be looking at another ugly legal chapter
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Pruett- NCAA violations hurt his career
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Herd workout today focuses on special teams

Web Exclusive- Pruett on Marshall jobs-for-props program
    'If it's not broke, don't fix it'
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Beckley Register-Herald
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Tynes connects Pruett to violations
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Herd kicker misses soccer, but is focused on football

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall placekicker gives up soccer
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MU Notebook- Rare sound at Herd practice- pads popping

SMU quarterback Willis sticking with the program
Dallas Morning News

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM's D-line looked good in scrimmage
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Fedora- Eagles must push past bruises

UCF Knights tackle Patrick Brown says he can adjust to southpaw quarterback
Orlando Sentinel

U of M's offensive line reorganized
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Kropog grows into larger role with Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

Young UTEP Miners already setting themselves apart
El Paso Times

Practice Report Tulsa
Tulsa World

College football preview for Conference USA in 2008
The Olympian

August 19, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Two C-USA players named to Walter Camp Award Watch List
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Cougars Continue with Preseason Practice
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Golden Eagles Complete 19th Practice of Fall Camp
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Tempo Continues To Build As Tulane Takes Field For Day 11 Of Camp
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UAB Football Wraps Up Last Two-a-Day Practice

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Court filing accuses Pruett
    Criticism of former Marshall University football coach Bob Pruett is the latest development in a five-year-old lawsuit filed by Marshall University's former compliance officer.
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Hart, Portis to share playing time
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MU Notebook- Scrimmage passes second review on film

Affidavits- Pruett knew of Herd violations
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Thundering Herd can make progress in Conference USA
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Dallas Morning News
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Freshmen grab top QB spots at SMU
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Willis never quite fit into Jones' offense at SMU

From the Houston Chronicle
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SMU QB Willis demoted; Katy's Mitchell in starting mix
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Rice's Jimoh advances to women's long jump final
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UH graduate, boxer Jorgensen dead at 74
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Cougar Football- Michael Bloesch
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Owls camp- The depth chart

Fay forces changes to practice schedule vs. S.C. State
Orlando Sentinel

Blazers establish depth chart for opening game
Birmingham News

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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New faces spawn committee approach
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Three Golden Eagles held out

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Revamped Tiger offense undergoing growing pains
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Tiger football notebook

TULANE TIGHT ENDS
New Orleans Times Picayune

Practice Report Tulsa
Tulsa World

August 18, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Sumlin Names Keenum Houston's Opening Day Starter
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Southern Miss Completes Rainy Sunday Evening Practice
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Summer Football Preview - UAB at UCF

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Greco named No. 1 at UCF
-Our new game show "Rate Those Coaches" continues
-Knights- Calabrese shows worth as freshman

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Depth at running back crucial to Herd
-Missing faces not a problem in Marshall scrimmage
-Six pressing questions about college football season

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Defensive rotation plan gives safeties opportunity
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MU Notebook- Freshmen have turn to play in scrimmage

'Cann' Herd play two QBs?
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Slate, Passmore seeing limited time in preseason
Beckley Register Herald

Talent level high for USM receivers
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Magee, Brown rate as big-play talents
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Some scrimmage numbers

Sophomore Keenum to start at quarterback for UH
Houston Chronicle

TULANE WIDE RECEIVERS
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa decides to not decide at QB
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Tulsa- Three Storylines

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP's Buckram injures shoulder in scrimmage
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UTEP Miners not satisfied, expect improvement before opener