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December 21, 2008
Winter Solstice
Yule (Wiccan)
Chanukah (Jewish - begins at sundown)
Crossword Puzzle Day
Humbug Day
National Haiku Poetry Day
Phileas Fogg Wins a Wager Day
Winter Begins (Northern Hemisphere)

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Capture Bahamas Shootout Title
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Hinnant Among Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Nominees

Former local star Petty, ECU ready for Liberty Bowl
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirate wideout Taylor finds it better to give than to receive
-Turner's court time on the rise

C-USA Bowl Scoreboard, Schedule, TV Listings
Bonesville.net

News and notes from the Maryland Crab Bowl
 
Dunbar wide receiver Sean Farr, who caught three passes for 50 yards, recently picked up an offer from East Carolina.
Baltimore Sun

December 20, 2008

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Edge Mercer In Bahamas Opener
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Dodge Named To SI.com All-America Squad

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates' Campbell quietly enjoying return to field
-ECU honored for outreach

A Look At East Carolina
scout.com

One Fayetteville player in Shrine Bowl
Fayetteville Observer

Q&A with Lou Holtz
NewsOK.com

December 19, 2008

From ecupirates.com
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Newby Receives C-USA Spirit Of Service Award
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McCarthy Named Honorary Chairman For Live Healthy Greenville Campaign
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Lady Pirates Tangle With Mercer In Bahamas

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Whitley's long run to history
-Pirates hope to stay hot in the Bahamas
-Young delivers memorable performance in homecoming

Morrow off to a fast start at ECU
Washington Daily News

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (James Ward)
Bonesville.net

December 18, 2008
Bake Cookies Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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History still unfolding in Liberty Bowl

-BVL: Costner, 'Pack scuttle Pirates
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Steve Ehrhart, bowl talk)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Fall to N.C. State, 87-76
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Honors Continue For Davis
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Chris Johnson Named To 2009 NFL Pro Bowl

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Wolfack comes up big against East Carolina
-Kentucky's Brooks is no stranger to Liberty Bowl

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Young- One who got away
-Pack gets its revenge
-First Look- East Carolina at N.C. State
-Photo gallery- N.C. State 87, ECU 76
-Unusual rotation working for N.C. State

N.C. State holds off Pirates
Kinston Free Press

ECU can’t contain State’s McCauley and Costner
Washington Daily News

Costner carries the night for NC State
Greensboro News-Record

Wolfpack proves point, drops East Carolina
Burlington Times News

Costner helps Wolfpack hold off Pirates 87-76
Durham Herald-Sun (AP)

From scout.com
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Shrine Bowl- Travis Bond Spotlight
 
Before arriving in Spartanburg, Bond narrowed it down to East Carolina, Michigan, UNC-CH, and NC State.
-Shrine Bowl- Kendrick Wiggins (subscription req'd)
 
"I have an offer from East Carolina," Wiggins said. "I am taking a visit there in January. I like the atmosphere, coaches, fans, academic part.

December 17, 2008
Saturnalia
(12/17-23)
Wright Brothers Day

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Set To Face N.C. State Wednesday
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Emanuel Davis Named To Sporting News All-Freshman Second-Team
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Lady Pirates Ease Past Gardner-Webb, 81-54
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Seth Maness Named Preseason Second-Team All-American

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Bowl Talk)
Bonesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Bragging rights on the line at RBC Center
-'Dogs lack bite against ECU women
-Johnson named to Pro Bowl
-Alarm system a work in progress, university officials say

ECU visits rival Wolfpack today
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack out to avenge loss
-East Carolina at N.C. State

NC State aims to avoid repeat against East Carolina
Burlington Times News

ECU ready to take on N.C. State
Washington Daily News

East Carolina Guard Brock Young Gives Pirates Big Assist
AHN

2009 Liberty Bowl- Kentucky vs. East Carolina Spread, Trends, Odds
TheSpread.com

Six Titans named to Pro Bowl, inlcuding Mawae and Johnson
 
Chris Johnson now joins Earl Campbell as the franchise’s only rookie running backs to earn a Pro Bowl spot.
Nashville City Paper

From scout.com (subscription req'd)
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Shrine Bowl- Afternoon Practice
 
Running Back Demonte Terry (Scotland), an East Carolina Commit showed flashes of brilliance
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Shrine Bowl- Travis Bond
 
Bond will travel to East Carolina January 19

SI.com's 2008 All-Americans
CNN/SI

December 16, 2008
Barbie and Barney Backlash Day
Birthday - Ludwig Von Beethoven (composer)
Anniversary - Boston Tea Party
Las Posadas (Mexico 12/16-24)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Pirates get set for ACC run
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Jen Holtz)

From ecupirates.com
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A Message From Terry Holland
 
East Carolina AD Makes A Call To All Pirates
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Holtz And Wilson Pickup Sporting News Honors
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Soccer Earns Postseason Honors

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Getting after it
-Sporting News honors Holtz, Wilson

Holtz- No raise needed
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates get time to unwind before bowl
 
11-day break precedes trip to Memphis
Kinston Free Press

ECU’s Wilson earns another award
Washington Daily News

December 15, 2008
Bill of Rights Day
Cat Herders Day

O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 367
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Reputation rests with fans

Bonesville.net

Lady Pirates Top UNCW For First Road Win
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirate gridders finally getting long-awaited layoff
-Terry's 23 lead ECU women
-ECU to experiment with outdoor notification system

All that work for 6-6 Kentucky?
Charleston Gazette

UNCW women blow lead in defeat to ECU
Wilmington Star-News

2008 CFN End Of The Regular Season Rankings
College Football News

 

December 21, 2008

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers' potential can turn to reality
-Panthers Gameday | At N.Y. Giants
-Panthers-Giants made for prime time
-The evolution of Julius Peppers
-Madden still a coach, but knows it's a telecast
-Bobcats can't hang with Crawford's 50
-Purdue shuts down Curry, crushes Davidson

From the Birmingham News
-Troy recalls New Orleans Bowl win
-Iowa State returns AU favor
 
Cyclones hire Auburn assistant Rhoads as coach

-New Clemson coach says he knows path to success

From the Columbia (SC) State
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History repeats itself for Tigers
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Outback tickets- USC faces uphill sales job

UK's Brown interviewed for Miss. St. job
WTVQ

Titans, Panthers backs are smashing and dashing
Kentucky.com

Ending on a good note
 
Wake Forest ended a somewhat unpalatable season with a dessert worth remembering yesterday by rallying past Navy 29-19
Winston Salem Journal

Personnel woes strike Hokies before Orange Bowl
Roanoke Times

SC wins Shrine Bowl 24-16 with second-half surge
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

No. 6 Duke cruises past No. 7 Xavier 82-64
Durham Herald-Sun

December 20, 2008

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Showtime for Deacons
-They'll Take It- Deacs glad to be in any bowl
-Yates hopes to be at 100 percent for bowl
-Wake Forest holds off Richmond 86-79

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-Midshipmen came of age in '08 with dominating defense
-Ex-Bowling Green coach will run Cavaliers' offense

From the Charlotte Observer
-Deacons brace for option
-Bobcats inside game takes Grizzlies to cleaners
-Giants out of sync
-Early tests help prepare Davidson

Spiders overwhelming in championship game
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-Perfect ending for London's Spiders
-Alabama rugged opener for Tech

Alabama's 2009 football schedule begins with high-powered game against Virginia Tech
Birmingham News

Complete Shrine Bowl coverage
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Loran Smith column- Michigan State recall
Valdosta Daily Times

Is the Big East really that good in basketball?
Charleston Daily Mail

Parrish named new head coach at Ball State
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Gator Bowl tickets still selling briskly
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Two await NCAA appeal
-McCorvey discusses role with Tigers

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-WRAL fixture turns the channel
-Bowl picks- Our writers give a flip

December 19, 2008

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Wake Forest kicks off state's bowl windfall in EagleBank Bowl Saturday
 
Wake Forest kicks off state's bowl windfall in EagleBank Bowl Saturday
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Skinner's goal is to avenge loss to Navy
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Players-only meeting helped Spiders rebound

From the College Football News
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Navy vs. Wake Forest - The 2008 EagleBank Bowl Preview & Prediction
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Behind The Bowls, Part 4
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Behind The Bowls - Part 3. Swag, $, and More
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2008/2009 Bowls - The Last Time You'll See... 
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2008 Las Vegas Bowl Preview - BYU vs. Arizona
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Colorado State vs. Fresno State - The 2008 New Mexico Bowl Preview & Prediction

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Hansbrough breaks UNC-CH scoring record
-Canes' Corvo nets OT winner
-Wolfpack still selling tickets
 
N.C. State's ticket office has sold about 5,500 of its allotment of 10,000 seats for the Papajohns.com Bowl

-No 'what if'- Wake kicker looks ahead

From the Charlotte Observer
-Moose adds fuel to ground game
-Trade's benefit is still up in air
-NASCAR discrimination lawsuit settled

Bowl sellout could mean more for WVU coffers
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Lot of cats, one big 'dog
Arizona Daily Star

Ball State names offensive coordinator head coach
Tulsa World

Source- Brandon accepts U.Va. offensive coordinator position
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Cooper reflects on SEC hirings
Columbia (SC) State

NC football star endures deaths of two teammates
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

U-turn turned scary for Coach K prior to practice
Durham Herald-Sun

December 18, 2008

N.C. State's Costner steps his game up
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Deacs confident as bowl nears
-Devils return to 3-pointers
-Hansbrough- 'It'll be special'
-UNC-CH dental school hires Hansbrough's mother
-Appalachian's Edwards voted All-American

From the Charlotte Observer
-Warriors want Bobcats' Felton
-Williams, not Portis, deserves Pro Bowl spot
-Panthers prepare for Giant matchup

Mailbag- Who could return to Omaha?
collegebaseball.rivals.com

Tech has rich Indy Bowl roots
 
Independence Bowls II and III is when Louisiana Tech first played, with the Bulldogs defeating Louisville 24-13 in 1977 and falling 35-13 to East Carolina in 1978.
Ruston Daily Leader

EagleBank Bowl has a ready, able spokesman
Greensboro News-Record

A late fade dooms Cook
Columbia (SC) State

December 17, 2008

From Game 1 to 1000- Yow's journey quite a climb
 
When Yow graduated from East Carolina in 1964, women's college basketball as we know it did not exist
ESPN

From the Fayetteville Observer
-State's late-season push still paying off
 
Syracuse’s interest in East Carolina head coach Skip Holtz has apparently cost the Pirates one of their recruits. Tight end Mike Naples from Somerville, NJ

-Pack hopes O’Brien’s bowl magic continues

From the College Football News
-2008-2009 Bowl Picks
-Behind The Bowls - Part 2. Swag, $, and More
-Behind The Bowls - Part 3. Swag, $, and More

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Canes power to win
-Keeter injured in wreck
-Pack's Young, Eugene want NFL scrutiny
-Hansbrough takes his shot

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Break for exams gives Blue Devils a long wait for a shot at remdeption after loss to Wolverines
-Gamecocks continue Eagles' slide
-Practice makes perfect
 
Tar Heel players are looking forward to the gift packages that'll feature digital camcorders among other goodies, the chance to zip around Lowe's Motor Speedway during bowl week events and the Meineke Car Care Bowl itself.

From the Charlotte Observer
-Tar Heels, WVU produce Meineke Bowl sellout
-Four Panthers make Pro Bowl
-Bobcats top Bulls in OT

WVU football team tempers disappointment
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

South Carolina's Cook ineligible for bowl game
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Harris continues Tech defense's streak
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Skinner looking for redemption vs. Navy
Greensboro News-Record

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons' Harris to start at tailback against Navy as Grobe offers 'battlefield promotion'
-On Phil's Heels
 
One of the most prestigious individual records in UNC-Chapel Hill basketball history most likely will change hands Thursday.

WAC Sports- Should the WAC be a 10-team league?
Carson (NV) Times

December 16, 2008

Hartline looking forward to second chance
Kentucky.com

Tar Heels sell out of ticket allotment
Greensboro News Record

Tar Heels were also hoping for better
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Birmingham News
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Auburn's new coach hits recruiting trail
 
Pat Dye sat in the audience, but he might as well been the featured speaker.
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Charles Barkley says race was No. 1 factor in Turner Gill not getting Auburn job

Arena Football League cancels 2009 season
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Canes become Santa's Helpers
-Auburn AD gambles with choice of Chizik

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers prepare for winner-take-all matchup
-Does CBS owe Panthers an apology?
-Ford to attend potential UNC-CH record-breaker

NCAA cancels show part of Shrine showcase
Columbia (SC) State

Lack of coaches hurts players in recruiting
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Beamer sets earlier curfew for Orange Bowl
Roanoke Times

Lake or no lake, Clemson and Auburn hires link the schools
Anderson Independent

Zorn scorn- 'worst coach in America'
Hampton Roads Daily Press

December 15, 2008

From the Charlotte Observer
-Mile-high win completes Panthers' 8-0 home season
-Blog- Updated NFC playoff picture
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Richardson surprises, delights team
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Panthers immediately turn focus to Giants
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An idol becomes a teammate

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Lowe lauds Wolfpack's energy vs. Davidson
-Canes' future difficult to gauge
-Yow keeps going
-Terps bite Heels again
 
ACC rival Maryland downs UNC-CH for third time this season for NCAA men's soccer championship.

NCAA bowl teams clean up with nice bowl gifts
Anderson Independent

Behind The Bowls - Part 1. Swag, $, and More 
College Football News

Dizzying Option- WFU gearing up to stop Navy offense
Winston Salem Journal

WVU, North Carolina tied together by movie
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

2008 HS football had memorable moments, but also tragedy
Durham Herald Sun

Shrine Bowl players brighten day for patients at children's hospital
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Clemson's bowl trip is windfall for players, school
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Former coach McGuire’s son dead at 57
-Swinney gets first recruit; RB favors USC

Gene Chizik 'back home'
Mobile Press Register

Redskins stub toes against one of the NFL's worst
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the USA Today
-No drama in Dallas- Cowboys dominate Giants, Manning 20-8
-Colts rally, sink Lions to historic 0-14 mark

 

December 21, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Memphis Falls to South Florida in Inaugural magicJack St. Petersburg Bowl
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Houston Earns Seventh Straight Win at Toledo
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Herd Men Win Fourth Straight with Gritty Victory Over Cumberlands
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Tigers Fall To No. 11 Orange
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Rice Edged By Duquesne
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Tulane Basketball Journeys to East Coast for First Time Meeting against George Mason this Monday
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Tulsa Tames Lions 79-45
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Knights fall to the Gators in Jacksonville
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Miners Slam New Mexico State, 84-69
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UAB's Zack Sucher Named To SI.com's Top-10 Dominators Of The Year

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Bulls blister Tigers in St. Petersburg Bowl
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St. Petersburg Bowl Postgame
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South Florida quicker, stronger than the Tigers
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Syracuse dumps Tigers
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Angry rims only part of Tigers' problem
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Tigers-Syracuse Postgame

2008 New Orleans Bowl Preview - USM vs. Troy
College Football News

Southern Miss.-Troy Preview
ESPN (AP)

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Gray sparks turnaround for USM's D
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3 Keys for Southern Miss
-Covering the spread
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Look Out For ...

Southern Miss R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Central
southernmiss.com

Nelson to play in Senior Bowl
Hattiesburg American

UH holds off Toledo 71-63 in men's hoops
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd men enjoying a winning streak
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MU Notebook- Herd players go shopping for Salvation Army

Herd escapes with win
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Alex Tyus' double-double leads Florida to 89-61 rout of UCF
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
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Star recruit says he relates to Graham
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TU tops Loyola Marymount, 79-45

Stefon Jackson leads UTEP Miners to win over NMSU Aggies
El Paso Times

December 20, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Tigers Kick Off Bowl Week In Inaugural magicJack St. Petersburg Bowl
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Houston Football Press Conference Quotes
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UAB Faces Troy For Second Time This Season On Saturday

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers out to make BCS point in St. Petersburg Bowl
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St. Petersburg Bowl notes: Tigers to play Duke
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Depleted Syracuse facing Tigers
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Memphis-Syracuse preview

Herd seeks fourth straight win
Charleston Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd hosts NAIA's top team
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Herd lands another receiver

Prep foes turn into friends for Golden Eagles
Biloxi Sun Herald

Adversity teaches McRath lesson
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Blazers' nine aren't those they originally planned to play
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Nelson to play in Senior Bowl
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USM fans gear up for Louisiana bowl game
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Gone bowlin'- Eagles make time for fun

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Golden Eagles showcases young guns
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Tulane beginning to get its point across
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Tulane piling on the recruits
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TULANE VS. ALABAMA STATE

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU's Jones settles contract dispute with Hawaii
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Ex-Highland Park standout to transfer from SMU

From the Tulsa World
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Two weeks, two point guards, two departures
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Top-10 quarterback commits to Hurricane

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP, NMSU men's basketball set for Round 2
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Miner Men's Basketball Notebook

December 19, 2008

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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UM's AD says best is yet to come
 
With the University of Memphis in another bowl, and with BCS and stadium issues still looming, it seemed like a reasonable time to talk to R.C. Johnson about his job and -- even more -- his vision.
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For Tigers' OC Helton, creativity is the key
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Analysis: Mental strain shows on off-target Tigers
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Tiger Football Notebook: Two don't grade out for game
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Transfers bolster Tigers

From the College Football News
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Southern Miss vs. Troy - The 2008 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Preview & Prediction
-2008 St. Petersburg Bowl Preview - Mem vs USF 

UAB's Davis needs to solve problems
Birmingham News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Brown's journey makes stop in New Orleans Bowl
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Troy, Southern Miss can score in bushels
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Wave impressive in triumph

From the Hattiesburg American
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Patience pays off
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Eagles head to the Big Easy

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Adversity teaches McRath lesson
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Two Eagles left home ineligible

Game plan
Biloxi Sun Herald

Herd lands junior college wide receiver
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Tulsa's Holloway Named FedEx Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award Winner
conferenceusa.com

Cougar football- Notes
Houston Chronicle

Rivalry renews- UTEP, NMSU get rematch Saturday
El Paso Times

December 18, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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2008 C-USA Football Bowl Notebook
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Conference USA Well Represented in NFL Pro Bowl
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Five C-USA Players Named NCBWA Preseason All-Americans

From the Birmingham News
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Blazers blast Jacksonville
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UAB football coach Neil Callaway has high hopes plans for program's 8 newest players
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UAB's Callaway- No contact from Auburn
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BOWLS LOOSEN BELTS TO GOBBLE UP TEAMS
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BOWL GAMES FROM BEST TO WORST

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's Clement heads Chronicle All-C-USA team
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Rice uses defense to down Harvard 67-63

Carter answers call for Texas A&M in win over SMU
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd men defeat Ohio
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UAB loses 4 players, 2 to academics
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Junior college foursome joins Thundering Herd

Lutz, Herd sink Bobcats
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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The optimist
 
Southern Miss football coach Larry Fedora arrived on the Hattiesburg campus one year ago with an energy that quickly caught fans' attention and eventually translated into record attendance.
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Eagles to work at Tulane facility

McRath hopes to finish USM season in style
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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BIG EASY WELCOME
 
Somehow Damion Fletcher eluded the bead girls as he stepped off a University of Southern Mississippi bus Wednesday afternoon in downtown New Orleans.
-Tulane gets Texas lineman
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Wave takes back-to-basics attitude

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tiger football defense finally gets it
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Tiger Football Notebook: Three juco players sign
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Ugly, but a win: Tigers manage to outlast Trojans in dogfight at Forum

Cancer KO leads to an award for Holloway
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners catch fire, romp past Texas Tech Red Raiders
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Big second half lifts UTEP Miners to blowout

UCF's Joe Burnett earns 2 honors
Orlando Sentinel

December 17, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Five C-USA Players Named NCBWA Preseason All-Americans
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Men's Basketball Notebook
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10 Questions with Case Keenum

UAB men's basketball team loses four players
 
The UAB men's basketball roster took a major hit Tuesday with the decision of Terrence Roderick and Armon Bassett to leave school and Jeremy Mayfield and Ed Berrios ineligible because of academic issues.
Birmingham News

The Top 10 Bowl Best Bets (Part One)
Sports Network

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger football team soaks up Florida sunshine
-St. Petersburg Bowl notebook
-Pressure is on Tigers for wins
-Tiger basketball preview vs. ULAR

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-About Face
 
The Southern Miss defense shouldered much of the blame during the team's five-game losing streak.

-USM sells out ticket allotment

From the Hattiesburg American
-All bowl games can be fun
-Fedora looks forward to New Orleans food
-It was not a very good day
-Best team in the 'burg

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH Notebook- Cougars look to cash in at foul line
-UH's Hafner, Hunt to play in East-West Shrine Game

Herd men take on Ohio tonight
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Laudenslayer wants to restore Herd tradition
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

SMU Mustangs attempt to shake off loss
Dallas Morning News

New Mexico Lobos' hot shooting overwhelms UTEP Miners
El Paso Times

December 16, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Men's Basketball Players of the Week
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Women's Basketball Players of the Week and Notebook
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Rice Back at Home Wednesday
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SMU Basketball Visits Texas A&M, First Meeting Since 1996
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Southern Miss Snaps Skid with 69-44 Victory over Crosstown Rival William Carey

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers bowl-bound again, but program faces challenges
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C-USA football teams and titles

McEleveen To Visit UCF
 
McElveen has offers from UCF, Middle Tennessee State, and East Carolina. He says UCF is his favorite.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Rice Notebook- Coaches enjoy new space at Tudor
Houston Chronicle

MU snags another JUCO QB
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-Herd lands second junior college quarterback
-Two more football players commit to Herd
-Marshall basketball team gaining an identity

SMU men stumble in loss to Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Dallas Morning News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Troy, Southern Miss have common traits
-Texas twins choose Wave

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Fedora has history with Troy coach Blakeney
-Eagles snap 3-game skid
-Bowl trip whets coach's appetite
-Brown living up to billing

USM preps for Troy in N.O. Bowl
Biloxi Sun Herald

DeAndre Brown C-USA Freshman of the Year
Hattiesburg American

TU bowl opponent, Ball State, has head-coaching change
Tulsa World

December 15, 2008

Men's Basketball Weekend Recap
conferenceusa.com

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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It's 'Home, Sweet Dome' for Louisiana Eagles
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Fedora's hectic week begins
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Brown living up to billing

Watson fulfills dreams at USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU lands junior college QB
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Herd looked to Wilkerson in comeback

Tiger coach Calipari talking tough
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
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TU drops Blue Hose
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TU Notebook

NMSU Aggies rip UTEP Miners in Las Cruces
El Paso Times