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ECU, C-USA and Regional Web Headlines
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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

May 31, 2009
Pentecost (Christian)
UN World No Tobacco Day
What You Think Upon Grows Day
Whitsunday (Christian)

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 11, Binghamton 7
-BVL
Box Score: South Carolina 12, East Carolina 2
-BVL
: NCAA Greenville Regional Schedule & Scores

From ecupirates.com
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South Carolina Downs East Carolina, 12-2
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East Carolina Tops Binghamton, 11-7

Dingers, double plays and Daniels deliver for ECU
College Baseball Insider

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU falls to South Carolina; faces Binghamton on Sunday
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Left stranded- Pirates fall to Gamecocks in regional
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High hopes, sad ending for Pirate faithful

Missed opportunities for Pirates in loss to Gamecocks
Washington Daily News

USC crushes inopportune Pirates
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Gamecocks pound Pirates
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Bearcats win, face rematch with Pirates

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks thump ECU, take control of regional
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ECU 'Jungle' proves cordial for fans
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Big win leaves USC sitting pretty in Greenville
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PHOTOS- USC vs. ECU

Cooper sparks Gamecocks
Charleston Post-Courier

From the Anderson Independent
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USC stays perfect in Greenville Regional
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Underdog Binghamton defying great odds

BU notches first NCAA baseball tourney win
Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin

May 30, 2009
Loomis Day
Memorial Day (Traditional)
Saint Joan of Arc Feast Day
Anniversary - First American Daily Newspaper Published
Anniversary - Lincoln Memorial

From Bonesville.net
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Weather prevails over Pirates, Bearcats
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NCAA Greenville Regional Schedule & Scores
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Scott MaCalliski)

From ecupirates.com
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Greenville Regional Schedule Altered
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Pirate Gameday Central
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Free Live Video to Be Available for Every Game in NCAA Regional

Pirates, Binghamton postponed by rain
Kinston Free Press

Rain-soaked regional
Greenville Daily Reflector

No. 17 Pirates and Bearcats rained out
Washington Daily News

BU's baseball's NCAA debut delayed by weather
Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin

Rain postpones ECU baseball regional
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks roll in regional opener
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Notebook- Bradley downplays big catch
  Skip sighting. Tanner and East Carolina football head coach Skip Holtz embraced and chatted for several minutes during a seventh-inning rain delay.

USC has something to prove
Charleston Post-Courier

Gamecocks take advantage of opportunities in opener
Anderson Independent

Patriots routed by Gamecocks in 1st round
Richmond Times Dispatch

Triple jump gives Coats daily double
  Earlier in the day, Coats, who’ll take a campus visit to East Carolina University next month and visited Washington State last month, won the high jump at 6-6, matching a personal best.

The Olympia (WA) Olympian

Three offers in for Blitch
superprep.com (sub req'd)

af2- Firecats try to get back on winning track at home tonight
  Manchester is led by former East Carolina quarterback James Pinkney, who ranks among the league’s top 10 in passing efficiency, total yards per game and passing yards per game.

Naples Daily News

May 29, 2009
Ascension of the Baha'u'llah (Baha'i)
Hug Your Cat Day
Shavuot (Jewish)
UN International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
Birthday - President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (35th President)
Birthday - Patrick Henry (US Patriot)

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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Seniors recognize historic opportunity

-Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Rivals united as ECU hosts regional

-BVL
: NCAA Greenville Regional Schedule
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Police Fundraiser)

From ecupirates.com
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Wood Named Louisville Slugger All-American
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Track Set For NCAA East Regional

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Bringing it home
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Maness trying to treat regional start like any other
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Heston expects high-energy crowd at Clark-LeClair
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Editorial- Shared goal - ECU launches bid for Omaha today
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Campus:
ECU earns StormReady designation

No. 17 Pirates hoping for homefield magic
Washington Daily News

From the Kinston Free Press
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ECU opens Greenville Regional against Binghamton
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ECU braces for ‘impressive' Bearcats
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ECU's Wood named Louisville Slugger All-American

Pirates hope they regain hitting stroke in regional
Raleigh News & Observer

While he loves golf, pitching is Pinecrest grad Maness’ focus as ECU begins NCAA regional play
Fayetteville Observer

From the Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin
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Mental toughness drives Bearcats to NCAAs
  BU baseball team braces for top-seed E. Carolina tonight

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A look at the East Carolina Regional

BU headed to Greenville, N.C. for first-ever NCAA Regional
bubearcats.com

ECU eager to begin for 1st regional in Greenville
Orangeburg Times and Democrat (AP)

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tanner had 'grand' time at ECU
-How USC turned its season around
-3 storylines from East Carolina Regional
-Tanner wants 'urgency' from top pitchers

Gamecocks Prepare To Open Up Greenville Regional Against George Mason On Friday
gamecocksonline.com

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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USC not the regional's top seed but plays like it is
  South Carolina on a roll as season ends

-East Carolina regional- Team-by-team capsules

USC pins hopes on pitching staff
Greenville (SC) News

Late-season run was a confidence builder
  Host East Carolina has played fewer games against the RPI top 50 (11) than South Carolina has won against that group (18).

Charleston Post-Courier

Gamecocks aim to keep on winning
Anderson Independent

Byner Working To Expand Johnson's Role
Titans Radio

McMichael dries up Fairmont
  Hughes, a senior who is committed to East Carolina but will likely hear his name called in the upcoming MLB Draft

Greensboro News Record

Warriors' Gourley embracing leadership role
Goldsboro News Argus

From superprep.com (sub req'd)
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Georgia receiver hauls in two, names three
  "I've gotten offers from LSU and East Carolina in the last few days, and MTSU offered recently, too," Quantavious Leslie stated

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Florida LB up to seven offers
  Indiana offered me (Thursday) and I just got off the phone with East Carolina and they're sending me an offer as well." said the 6-ft, 205 pound Baker

May 28, 2009
Orthodox Ascension Day (Orthodox)
Shavuot (Jewish - begins at sundown)
Slugs Return from Capistrano Day
Anniversary - Amnesty International

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Hometown boosters honoring a legend

-BVL
: Football Recruiting Thumbnail (Jeremy Grove)
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Walter Jones)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Gameday Central
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Greenville Regional Ticket, Parking Updates

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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BU's Sinicki close friend, former teammate of ECU's LeClair
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Hot ticket- Regional spots selling fast

Whitehead excited for second regional
Washington Daily News

Gamecocks following familiar path to Omaha
  Lots of Carolinas to go around. And that's nothing new

Charleston Post-Courier

Baseball Games to Bring Big Bucks to the East
wnct

Dreams revived for NCAA baseball field
Anderson Independent

South Carolina confident heading to NCAA tourney
  A 2 seed in the NCAA tournament's East Carolina regional, the Gamecocks talk a lot like the favorite in the four-team bracket.

Orangeburg Times and Democrat (AP)

Top 10 third basemen in suburban Pa.
Philadelphia Inquirer

May 27, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Star LB looks to polish his craft at ECU

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Jen Holtz)

A Message From Terry Holland
  AD Addresses Baseball Regional, Pirate Nation's Role In Continued Growth Of Programs

ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates put focus on themselves
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East Carolina preparing for more spending reductions

George Mason aims to repeat run
Columbia (SC) State

New Orleans area umpires ready for NCAA duty
NewOrleans.Com

Recruiting- Grove picks East Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

New Razorback Bands Director Selected
  Knighten comes to Fayetteville from East Carolina University, where he has headed the Marching Pirates since 1993.

NWAonline.net

Miss USA comes home for the fans, family - and the food
Wilmington Star-News

May 26, 2009
Feast of Saint Augustine of Canterbury
Birthday - Sally Ride (astronaut)
Birthday - John Wayne (actor)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Clark-LeClair gets its day in the sun
-BVL
: National polls still like ECU
BVL Audio: Billy Godwin, R. Wood, B. Henderson

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Earns Top Seed In Greenville Regional
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Pirates Remain Ranked In National Polls

Regional ready
Greenville Daily Reflector

South Carolina, George Mason round out Regional field
Kinston Free Press

Binghamton to face East Carolina in NCAA baseball tournament
Press & Sun-Bulletin

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC not looking past regional opener
-SEC has steeled USC for success
  No pitcher, no lineup, no environment will be new to USC in Greenville.

USC headed to Greenville, N.C.
Anderson Independent

Gamecocks land in ECU regional
Charleston (SC) Post Courier

Tanner pleased with USC's stretch run
Greenville (SC) News

Campus: Scientists do preliminary work to uncover Civil War naval yard
Winston-Salem Journal

May 25, 2009
Memorial Day (Observed)

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates, Owls named regional hosts
BVL Audio: Billy Godwin on hosting a regional
-BVL
: Final C-USA Tournament Results
-BVL
: Updated C-USA Tournament Brackets

ECU To Open Regionals At Clark-LeClair Stadium
ecupirates.com

ECU to host regional play
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates land Regional at Clark-LeClair Stadium
Kinston Free Press

Pirates to host regional tournament
Washington Daily News

Beasley Names A Leader
  Top 7 are Duke, East Carolina, Auburn, Vanderbilt, Clemson, Louisville and Stanford

scout.com

May 24, 2009

Title game time hurried by Mother Nature
Bonesville.net

Holtz content at ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Pole vaulters exchange places at 4-A track championship
Greensboro News Record

May 23, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: Tulane 3, East Carolina 0
-BVL
: Updated C-USA Tournament Results
-BVL
: Updated C-USA Tournament Brackets

Tulane Eliminates ECU From Tourney, 3-0
ecupirates.com

Tulane Blanks East Carolina at C-USA Tournament
conferenceusa.com

Punchless Pirates washed out of C-USA tourney
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates ousted from C-USA Tournament
Raleigh News & Observer

Tulane beats East Carolina, 3-0, in Conference USA baseball tournament
New Orleans times Picayune

Tulane eliminates ECU from C-USA tourney
Kinston Free Press

Johnson's 2009 goals- NFL rushing title, MVP
SportingNews.com (AP)

May 22, 2009
National Maritime Day
National Wig Out Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Southern Miss is on a mission

-BVL Box Score
: Southern Miss 5, East Carolina 2
-BVL
: Updated C-USA Tournament Results
-BVL
: Updated C-USA Tournament Brackets
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Brown & Wood)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Falls To Southern Miss, 5-2
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Coach McCarthy To Resume Blog June 1

Southern Miss Stuns Top-Seeded East Carolina; Advances in Winner's Bracket
southernmiss.com

Ballinger, upstart Golden Eagles deal blow to Pirates
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

COAST DUO LEAD USM INTO WINNER’S BRACKET
  Vollmuth, Ballinger come up big for Eagles

Biloxi Sun Herald

From Hattiesburg American
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Forever true
  Fans clock highway miles to support teams during tournament

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Southern Miss knocks off East Carolina

Southern Miss tops Pirates
Kinston Free Press

Golden Eagles swoop in for win over No. 1 Pirates
Washington Daily News

May 21, 2009
Ascension Day/Feast of the Ascension (Christian)
Gemini Begins
"I Need a Patch for That" Day
National Waitstaff Day
Anniversary - American Red Cross

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: ECU 6, Central Florida 3
-BVL
: Updated C-USA Tournament Results
-BVL
: Updated C-USA Tournament Brackets
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Tom Campbell)

From ecupirates.com
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Avchen Lifts Pirates Over Knights, 6-3
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Pirate Gameday "Tournament" Central
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Hanley Earns NATA National Recognition

Pirates rally, survive on first day of C-USA tourney
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU turns it around after setting its goals
Raleigh News & Observer

Four Seven-Inning Runs Ruin UCF's Shot at an Upset vs. No. 15 ECU
ucfathletics.com

Top-seed East Carolina rallies past Central Florida
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF baseball flirts with upset, falls 6-3 to East Carolina at Conference USA tournament
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Florida State and Miami win ACC baseball tourney openers; UF, UCF fall

A Pirate's life, for sure
  Jefferson's Cory Hampshire will run for East Carolina next year

Martinsburg Journal

Roller named to Conference USA team
Richmond County Daily Journal

May 20, 2009
Eliza Doolittle Day
Turn Beauty Inside Out Day
Weights and Measures Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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Still knocking on that postseason door

Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
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Wood Named To National All-Star Team
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Heston And Godwin Take Home C-USA Honors

ECU baseball heads into tourney as top seed
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the New Bern Sun Journal
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Pirates set to open C-USA tourney against UCF
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Godwin, Heston take C-USA honors

From the Washington Daily News
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No. 15 Pirates ready for C-USA Tournament
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Whitehead earns C-USA Second Team honors

Knights Set to Begin Postseason Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET
ucfathletics.com

Tourneys at a glance
Orlando Sentinel

UCF's Romans, Taylor grab postseason honors
Florida Today

From scout.com (sub req'd)
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Like Father, Like Son?
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Logan Stewart Adds C-USA Offer
  "East Carolina just offered me"

Catamounts offer Sawyer
Asheville Citizen Times

May 19, 2009
Man Ray Day
Anniversary - Boys' Clubs

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Perfect week positions ECU for host role

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BVL: Pirates advance in national polls
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (GUC)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Move Up In National Polls
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Henderson and Schieber Named All-Academic

ECU sees a boost in rankings
Greenville Daily Reflector

Whitehead welcomed to the Jungle
Washington Daily News

Who will win C-USA baseball tournament?
Hattiesburg American

Few chances remain for bubble teams
espn

Will East Carolina repeat as C-USA football champs?
Orlando Sentinel Blog

Way too early projections for all the non-BCS bowl games
College Football News

May 18, 2009
International Museum Day
Visit Your Relatives Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 383
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Pirates need deep C-USA run

-BVL: Conference USA Final Standings
-BVL: Conference USA Tournament Brackets

From ecupirates.com
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Maness Named C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week
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Men Take Fourth At C-USA Championships

Olympian Merritt wins 200 in fastest time of season
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

May 17, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Pirates hijack league crown
-BVL
: Conference USA Tournament Brackets
-BVL Box Score
: East Carolina 13, Memphis 2

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Win Regular Season Baseball Title
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2009 CONFERENCE USA CHAMPS

Baseball Wraps Up 2009 Season with 13-2 Loss at No. 20 ECU
gotigersgo.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU baseball clinches Conference USA title
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ECU notes- Three grads receive '09 Robert H. Wright awards

Pirates complete sweep, earn outright C-USA crown
Kinston Free Press

No. 20 Pirates crowned C-USA champions
Washington Daily News

In the news: Pirates pummel Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Could Blackbeard be a Carolinian?
Richmond Times Dispatch

May 16, 2009
Armed Forces Day
Biographer's Day
Anniversary - Academy Awards

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 9, Memphis 1
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (BMX Bikers)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Tame Tigers On Senior Day, 9-1
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Pirate Gameday Central
  East Carolina vs. Memphis Noon ET

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Seniors have their day, and their way, against Memphis
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NC artist paints Kentucky Derby horse Barbaro

No. 20 ECU's Fast Start Downs Tigers, 9-1
gotigersgo.com

From SuperPrep.com (Sub Req'd)
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Hill Looks to Play Early
  The final school that Hill had a chance to visit was East Carolina. “I love their colors,” Hill said. “Plus the defense is great.
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Ivey Currently Holds Two
  “Well East Carolina and West Virginia have offered,” so they are definitely on the list, says Ivey,

May 15, 2009
Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season
International Virtual Assistants Day
National Bike to Work Day
National Defense Transportation Day
National Pizza Party Day
Nylon Stockings Day
Peace Officer Memorial Day
UN International Day of Families

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Hudson Left Big Ten for Big Challenge

-BVL Box Score
: East Carolina 9, Memphis 4
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Beaver Lake)

From ecupirates.com
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Women Lead At C-USA Outdoor Championships
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Pirates Sprint Past Tigers Late, 9-4
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ECU Announces 2009 Baseball Senior Day
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Pirate Gameday Central
  East Carolina vs. Memphis 6PM ET

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Johnson, Paisley Named All-Region

ECU's offense surges after slow start against Tigers
Greenville Daily Reflector

No. 20 East Carolina Rallies Past Memphis, 9-4
gotigersgo.com

Like Irish, Hose tries to score points in South Bend
Hagerstown (PA) Herald-Mail

Signal-callers show wide range of skills
Charlotte Observer

May 14, 2009
"The Stars and Stripes Forever" Day
Anniversary - Lewis and Clark Expedition

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Hard-hitting Johnson joins Class of 2010

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Plant Show)

Pirate Gameday Central
  East Carolina vs. Memphis 6PM ET

ecupirates.com

East Carolina hosts Tigers with eyes on Rice
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates open high-stakes series against Memphis today
Kinston Free Press

Baseball's Tournament Hopes Hinge on Final Regular Season Weekend at No. 20 East Carolina
gotigersgo.com

Notebook- Tiger track team points toward '10
  The Tigers open a three-game set at 20th-ranked East Carolina at 5 pm today hoping to avoid repeating history.
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Maydness is mounting
College Baseball Insider

Chat with Graham Watson
  East Carolina could be a team that could make some noise in the fall
espn

Alumnus: Lewis a perfect fit for Sanderson
Raleigh News & Observer

USC checks out RNE Quarterback
  Wilson has offers from East Carolina and Buffalo.

Spartanburg Herald Journal

May 13, 2009
Cannes Film Festival
National Nightshift Workers Day
National Receptionists Day
Root Canal Appreciation Day

From Bonesville.net
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Mumau: Basketball Recruiting Report
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Defense-minded Morales looks to add skills
-BVL Box Score: East Carolina 12, UNCW 5
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Andy, N&O)

From ecupirates.com
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Wood Hits For Cycle In ECU's 12-5
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Pirates Honored By ECU Department Of Finance

Wood hits for cycle in Pirates’ road rout
Greenville Daily Reflector

Seahawks Fall In Home Finale, 12-5, To No. 20 Pirates
uncwsports.com

Outfielder injured in UNCW's loss to ECU
Wilmington Star-News

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Recruiting- ECU finds players in Cumberland County
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Westover player commits to ECU

Alumnus: Q & A with Texas Tech defensive coordinator Ruffin McNeill
amarillo.com

Alumnus: Northern athletics director bats 5 for 5 on hall of fame picks
Durham News

Alumnus: Interview | 'Yes, Larry Sprinkle is my real name'
WCNC

Linton looking for offer in football from USC, CU
  "North Carolina , East Carolina, and Duke are allowing me to play both sports (Football/Baseball)," said Linton.
Spartanburg Herald Journal

May 12, 2009
Lag B'Omer (Jewish)
Library Legislative Day
Limerick Day
Whitmonday (Christian)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Resident seeding guru maps out scenarios
-BVL
: Pirates on the move in national polls
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Diet Book)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Continues Climb In Polls
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Pirate Gameday Central
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Baseball To Host Challenger League Game
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ECU Adds More Newcomers For Next Season

Pirate will get plenty of cheers vs. Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

ECU takes on Seahawks
Greenville Daily Reflector

College Top 25- May 11
Baseball America

Athletes Pinkney, Curry are siblings
Fayetteville Observer

May 11, 2009
Eat What You Want Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 382
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Kass taking the high road

BVL Box Score: East Carolina 13, Houston 6

Long Ball Leads ECU To Series Win
ecupirates.com

Wood hits 2 homers as Pirates crush Houston
Greenville Daily Reflector

Baseball Loses Home Finale, 13-6, to No. 22 East Carolina
uhcougars.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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East Carolina ends UH's regular-season C-USA bid
  Consecutive losses hobble UH in C-USA race

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Cougars baseball- one step forward, two steps backward — again

Linkmeister Note: LADY PIRATES MISS THE CUT.   The NCAA announced its 64 teams for postseason play Sunday night.  ECU (RPI 39) was the highest RPI team left out of the NCAA field according to WarrenNolan.com’s rankings — a 3-6 record against the top 50 and a first round upset in the C-USA tournament likely hurt it's chances for a bid.

One last shot- Final softball bracketology
espn

Florida cornerback grabs first
  "I was offered Saturday by East Carolina," said Ryan White. "This was my first offer. It was surprising. I had only received two letters from them before.
SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)

May 10, 2009
Mother's Day

From ecupirates.com
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Sixth Inning Offensive Explosion Lifts ECU, 12-2
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Pirates Fall Short Of NCAA Championships
  East Carolina women's golf team completed round three of the NCAA East Regional Saturday afternoon falling three strokes short of qualifying for the 2009 NCAA Championships taking ninth place

BVL Box Score: East Carolina 12, Houston 2
Bonesville.net

Pirates pummel Houston, grab second place in C-USA
Greenville Daily Reflector

Baseball Drops Game to Against No. 22 East Carolina, 12-2
uhcougars.com

East Carolina batters Houston in 12-2 win
Houston Chronicle

Letters from Mom- A voice I needed to remember
Charlotte Observer

May 9, 2009
Flower Moon
International Migratory Bird Day
Letter Carriers "Stop Out Hunger" Food Drive
Mother Ocean Day
National Babysitters Day
National Miniature Golf Day
National Train Day
Stay Up All Night Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: Houston 5, East Carolina 4
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Coffman's Radio Remote)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Drops Game One Against Houston, 5-4
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Bools Tied For Eighth After Two Rounds

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Wild pitch boosts UH past ECU
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East Carolina celebrates 100th spring commencement
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Fraternity closer to rebuilding after fire

From the Houston Chronicle
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Kelso ignites UH's 5-4 win over East Carolina
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See photos from the game

Pirates fall to Cougars
Washington Daily News

ECU Game Mentioned In Alleged Point-Shaving Scheme
witn

Charlotte Combine Interview- Jon Crucitti
  Schools such as Virginia, Duke, Army, Navy, East Carolina, and Syracuse all have their eyes on the talented Crucitti.
superprep.com (Sub req'd)

May 8, 2009
Military Spouse Appreciation Day
No Socks Day
UN Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War
World Red Cross Day
Anniversary - V-E Day
Birthday - President Harry S. Truman (33rd President)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Lead East Regional After First Round
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UTEP Downs Pirates 4-3 In 13 Innings
  Game Was Longest In Conference USA Tournament History

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Pirate Gameday Central
  No. 22 East Carolina (35-14, 12-6) travels to Houston (23-25, 11-7) in a crucial three-game Conference USA series

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Softball Earns Academic Awards

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's Batts makes seamless switch from soccer to baseball
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ECU softball falls to UTEP in 13 innings
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Ceremony makes 100 for ECU

UTEP stuns ECU- Miners upset No. 2 East Carolina Pirates in marathon
El Paso Times

From scout.com (sub req'd)
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Cosh Receives Offer Number Three
  The All-State player has received an offer from East Carolina.

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Top Georgia CB Has Favorites

Swimmers commit to colleges
  Morrow, a thrower, will go to East Carolina.
Winston Salem Journal

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Greenville Debate Team)
Bonesville.net

May 7, 2009
National Day of Prayer
National Day of Reason

From Bonesville.net
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Mumau: Basketball Recruiting Report
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Versatile Gaines brings pedigree to Pirates
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Drew Steele)

From ecupirates.com
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Softball Takes Home C-USA Awards
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ECU Ready To Participate In East Regional
  -
Live Scoring
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Hodges Joins Lady Pirates For 2009-10

ECU eyeing NCAA bid at tournament
Greenville Daily Reflector

Coach gets up after knockdown punch
Charlotte Observer

College swimming- East Carolina assistant now new UND coach
Grand Forks Herald

May 6, 2009
Great American Grump Out
Joseph Brackett Day
National School Nurse Day
No Diet Day
No Homework Day
Birthday - Sigmund Freud (physician)

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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Focus shifts to postseason possibilities

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Sex Education)

From ecupirates.com
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Avchen Named To Johnny Bench Watch List
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Soccer Adds Three To 2009 Roster

Holtz, Steele present city $500K check for center
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tulsa the top seed in C-USA tourney
  No matter the official order of finish, Tulsa and East Carolina both bring strong résumés into the tournament
El Paso Times

Vonta Leach, Houston Texans Fullback will be hosting a Celebrity Weekend to support The Vonta Leach Foundation.
PR-Inside.com

Tuesday Take- The Rush to Judgment
wbal

Ravens still in search of capable talent at wide receiver
Baltimore Ravens

Kendall Moore's Plan
  Moore also believes that East Carolina is on the rise as well. “They really have a lot of upside,” he said. “They've shown they can win the big games
scout.com (sub req'd)

May 5, 2009
Cartoonists Day
Childhood Depression Awareness Day
Cinco De Mayo
National Teacher Day
Totally Chipotle Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Jockeying for first place heats up
-BVL
: Pirates hang solid in national polls
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Give to Troops)

From ecupirates.com
-
ECU Moves Up In The National Polls
-
Student-Athletes Honored At Annual Breakfast
-
Track Sends Three More To NCAA Regionals

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU baseball No. 22 in latest NCBWA poll
-
ECU Notes- Geographer receives award for excellence in teaching

Lady Pirates earn No. 2 Seed in C-USA tournament
Washington Daily News

Preview 2009 - Way Too Early Bowl Projections
College Football News

May 4, 2009
International Respect for Chickens Day
Melanoma Monday

From Bonesville.net
-
O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 381
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Bowls underscore C-USA improvement

-BVL Box Score: East Carolina 9, Louisiana-Lafayette 4

From ecupirates.com
-
Softball Earns No. 2 Seed In C-USA Tournament
-
Pirates Complete Sweep Of Cajuns, 9-4
-
Gusman-Brown, Johnson Lead ECU To Win

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Cajuns peppered- ECU gets sweep in baseball
-
Pirates finish 2nd in C-USA

Tech drops regular-season finale to Pirates
hokiesports.com

East Carolina spring football wrapup
Fayetteville Observer

Softball bracketology debut projections
espn

May 3, 2009
Garden Meditation Day
Lumpy Rug Day
National Infertility Survival Day
National Two Different Colored Shoes Day
Paranormal Day
UN World Press Freedom Day

BVL Box Score: East Carolina 3, Louisiana-Lafayette 1
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-
Maness Wins Fifth Straight Start, 3-1
-
Softball Tops Campbell, Falls To Virginia Tech

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Opportunity knocks, Pirates answer against Louisiana
-
Late homer lifts ECU to 5-2 victory in softball

No. 21 Pirates top Ragin’ Cajuns
Washington Daily News

Defense Falters Again In Loss To ECU
Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns Athletics

Baseball- Time, TV changes to ULL schedule
NewOrleans.Com

More Hounds moving on to next level
  Safety standout Paul Nichols is still deciding between Bethune-Cookman or walking on at East Carolina.
Statesville Record & Landmark

May 2, 2009
Astronomy Day
Join Hands Day
National Homebrew Day
Robert's Rules Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 7, Louisiana-Lafayette 1
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Mail Carriers)

From ecupirates.com
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Heston Strikes Out 11 Cajuns In 7-1 Win
-
Warzon To Join ECU Baseball Program
-
Mitchell Signs Free Agent Contract With 49ers

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU's bats light up vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
-
ECU's Mitchell signs with San Francisco

Heston fans 11 as Pirates top Cajuns
Washington Daily News

Prep notes- West grad Gaines signs with East Carolina
Wisconsin State Journal

Gators No. 1 in post-spring Top 25
   SI's Andy Staples ranks ECU #17
si.com

From scout.com
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Hoop Vols to open vs. East Carolina
-
Charlotte TE Has Wake Ties
  “East Carolina and Marshall have offered me at this point.

Paradise Jam pits Hawks against BC
  East Carolina will open with Tennessee.
Philadelphia Daily News

Northern honors first Hall class
  Maginnes was a standout golfer for the Knights and went on to play at East Carolina, where he won the CAA title in 1991.
Durham Herald-Sun

May 1, 2009
ECU Pirate Club / Season Ticket Priority Deadline
Executive Coaching Day
Keep Kids Alive - Drive 25 Day
Law Day USA
Lei Day
Loyalty Day
May Day
Mother Goose Day
New Homeowner's Day
No Pants Day
School Principal's Day
Stepmothers Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
– 
Experienced backs may not be back

-BVL
: Class of 2010 Football Recruiting Thumbnails
-BVL
: Class of 2009-10 Hoops Recruiting Thumbnails
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Service Tax)

From ecupirates.com
-
Brandt Named To National All-Star Team
-
Harrington Named To Brooks Wallace Watch List
-
Pirate Football Season Tickets On Sale
-
Pirate Gameday Central

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Cajuns invade ECU for three-game set
-
ECU hopes new day for graduation will boost attendance

From the Washington Daily News
-
No. 21 Pirates to face Ragin' Cajuns
-
ECU's Cole making most of his opportunities

Baseball Makes Bye-Week Trip To ECU
Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns Athletics

UL Baseball- Cajuns to face Pirates
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser

ENLOE'S HODGES TO SIGN
  Enloe's Shala Hodges announced Thursday that she will accept a basketball scholarship to East Carolina.
Raleigh News & Observer

The newest Ravens could make an impact
  East Carolina tight end Devon Drew, also chosen in the 5th Round, may be a project who pays dividends down the road.
The Queensberry Rules

49ers sign PU's Sheets--Khalif Mitchell
The San Francisco Examiner

Barrick Visiting Schools
  “I went to East Carolina during spring break,” said Barrick. “I really liked the school and I got a chance to talk to Head Coach (Skip) Holtz.
scout.com

 

May 31, 2009

College baseball- Elon, UNC-CH win; ECU splits
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels pile it on 'Cleers
-
NCAA studying scouting services
-
Canes coaching situation no sure thing

No pitcher's duel here- UNC-CH takes step closer with offensive outburst
Durham Herald Sun

FBS foes vital for SoCon team budgets
Chattanooga Times Free Press

Everybody in the pool for Mike Leach's playoff concept
Greenville (SC) News

Texas tops BC in longest game in NCAA history
Houston Chronicle

Cowboys shoot Tigers down to losers' bracket
Columbia (SC) State

From the Anderson Independent
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Oklahoma State nips Clemson
-
Tennessee Tech finds momentum after tough loss, stuns Crimson Tide

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Which QB will step in if Jake goes on the shelf?
-
Dale Earnhardt Jr.- Brand or driver?

May 30, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels' Ackley a big hit
-
Everything works out for Ellington, so far
-
Duke's Asack dismissed

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Ackley sets UNC-CH hit record in Tar Heels' opening-round win
-
Asack dismissed from Blue Devils before senior season

U.Va. defeats likely No. 1 pick
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Impressive In Defeat
Baseball America

From the Anderson Independent
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Clemson rallies to top Tennessee Tech
-
Spurrier longs for at least one more great year

Tigers rally, avoid early upset
Columbia (SC) State

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
  Southern left-hander Chase Richard wasn't just pitching the game of his life Friday against LSU. He was on the verge of making things very messy for the No. 3 national seed Tigers in their first postseason game in the new Alex Box Stadium.

New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Charlotte Observer
-
49ers football sales test my optimism
-
UNCC football delay looking likely

Despite recession, SEC finds itself in solid shape financially
Birmingham News

SEC programs get $132.5M
Orlando Sentinel

May 29, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hopes high at UNC-CH, ECU regionals
-
Richardson visit to practice lifts Panthers
-
Curry knows what he wants – to be a Knick
-
Slumping Dale Jr. changing direction
-
Twins are carbon copies on field

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Heels armed and ready
-
N.C. State gets game in Atlanta

Fayetteville native Kennedy has coached Elon into NCAA tournament
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Monkey wrench in future schedules
-
WVU future football schedules

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
ESPN's Corso recovering from minor stroke
-
Hyman Q&A- Money matters in A.D.'s tenure
-
Tigers' pitching stats can't explain road to success
-
UNC-CH favored to win Chapel Hill Regional
-
NAACP wants NASCAR to ban Confederate flag

Tar Heels' pitching remains intact, offense largely changed from '08 run
Durham Herald-Sun

May 28, 2009

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Tar Heels remain confident heading into NCAA Tournament despite inconsistancy
-
UNC-CH may open 2010 season in College Kickoff in Atlanta

NCAA shuts out U.Va. parents
Richmond Times Dispatch

Perception of WVU far from truth
Times-West Virginian

Wall accepts court's ruling
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers running game in good hands
-
Gordon docked 50 points for failed inspection
-
Tackle Sherrill getting attention

In college football coaches' vote, logic loses
Dallas Morning News

College football coaches poll to become anonymous again
Tulsa World

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Spurrier against voting privacy
-
Baseball adds 2010 commitment
-
QB competition will continue, Swinney says
-
Purnell tries to look ahead as Oglesby departs

Va. Tech's a contender; Tyrod set to break out?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tech player's video another close call, but no violation
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Sports Digest- Billy Gillispie files lawsuit seeking $6 million
El Paso Times

May 27, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pittsburgh sweeps Carolina from playoffs
-
Tough calls ahead for Carolina

-
Ward's playoff run finally ends

Tar Heels get exactly what they wanted
Chapel Hill News

UVa gets short end of the stick
Charlottesville Daily Progress

ACC Insider- O'Brien can't temper Wolfpack fans' optimism
Wilmington Star-News

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-
First SEC offer for Priester
-
Clemson offers Beasley

Preview 2009 - Clemson Tigers
College Football News

NCAA delays decision on Bowden
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Spurrier confronts Kiffin over comments
-
Fates of Whitlock, Axon still in the air
-
New USC coach's dog stolen during break-in
-
Loss helps motivate Tigers' Harman

Kiffin unapologetic in coaches meeting
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Mike Slive pushes Southeastern Conference to get tough
-
SEC Notes: CBS to kick off with Vols-Gators

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Is Jordan right for the Bobcats?
-
Panthers to start summer workouts
-
Hendrick mum on future of Earnhardt's crew chief

May 26, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels, Pirates at home
-
UNC-CH baseball earns national seed; Duke out
-
Jayson Williams arrested in Raleigh after fight
-
Canes keep it in perspective
-
Girl brings Canes big voice, lucky socks

The Field of 64
Baseball America

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Reutimann weathers storms, scores win
-
A sour end to hours of showers
-
Carolinas Sleeper Recruit of the Day | Andrew Wilson

UNC-CH starts NCAA baseball tourney Friday
Durham Herald-Sun

Tar Heels could face rematch in NCAA tourney
Burlington Times News

Maybe Elon is this year's Fresno State
Charleston (SC) Post Courier

From the Anderson Independent
-
Clemson thrilled to host NCAA Regional
-
Georgia in Tallahassee Regional

Tigers long for return to Omaha
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Whitlock suspended again after arrest
-
Tigers want to right the ship at home

Clemson, SCarolina, Coastal Carolina all in tourney
Augusta Chronicle

Respect- ACC champ Cavs still looking for it
Richmond Times Dispatch

Devils' Cecil wins NCAA championship
Durham Herald-Sun

May 25, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
600 postponed until noon Monday
-
Tar Heels, Pirates to host regionals

Clemson to host regional; South Carolina will not
Charleston (SC) Post Courrier

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers happy to play NCAA host
-
USC awaits NCAA destination
-
Recruiting- Star system has flaws, coach says

Against all odds- UVa baseball beats Florida State to win ACC crown
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pens brace for battle with Canes
-
Canes look spent against Pens
-
ACC champion Virginia ready to travel

Georgia Southern tops Elon in SoCon championship
Greensboro News-Record

Paladins bounce back on Cougars
Greenville (SC) News

Season ended too early for Seahawks baseball team
Wilmington Star-News

Castroneves is unbeatable again
Indianapolis Star

May 24, 2009

Tech has toughest non-league schedule
Hampton Roads Daily Press

UNCW comes up short in CAA title game
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes seeing stars
-
These Penguins are just too good

-
Cavaliers end Blue Devils' dream
-
Tigers eliminate Tar Heels
-
Coaches, NCAA trying to stop early commitments

From the Charlotte Observer
-
A wild ride for everybody
-
Tonight's 600 miles will provide many challenges
-
NBA's Bobcats can't leave Charlotte, city attorney says

Phoenix Racing's Bliss captures Nationwide victory
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers hope win clinches regional
-
Smile, everybody; Kiffin to be center of attention

UNC-CH the only attendance draw in Durham
Anderson Independent

May 23, 2009

College baseball roundup- ECU, UNC-CH lose
Fayetteville Observer

College baseball- Virginia rips North Carolina-CH
Greensboro News Record

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
LSU, Coleman eliminate USC
-
USCs tournament stay draws night-owl appeal
  Gamecocks play two games past 2 a.m.; USC works way into host discussion

-
Duke be-Devils slumping Tigers
-
'Cocky Cloth' creators sue USC

From the Durham Herald Sun
-
Duke still has hope to reach ACC final
-
Cavs cut Heels short
-
Carolina has been close but badly needs a victory
-
Hurricanes' stars need to take the spotlight

'Mo' makes Canes go
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Sources- Jordan still wants to own Bobcats
-
Backing down- Not really an option here
-
Stewart grasping his roles well

May 22, 2009

ACC should simplify how it picks a champ
Durham Herald-Sun

UVA’s Carraway shuts down Tigers in surprising ACC defeat
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tough loss puts USC in tough position
-
USC recruit arrested on marijuana charges
-
Ajiboye, Whitlock reinstated

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes can't slow Malkin
-
Canes lose 7-4 to Pittsburgh
-
FSU gains spot in ACC title game
-
N.C.'s basketball talent pool is deep
-
Pack finishes strong with spring recruiting

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Newman snares pole for Sunday's 600
-
Bob Johnson seeks buyer for Bobcats
-
Interested in Bobcats? Let's talk
-
Scrappy receiver plays variety of positions

Series of UNCW miscues cost Seahawks at CAA baseball tournament
Wilmington Star-News

May 21, 2009

Ackley powers Heels past Duke
Durham Herald-Sun

Duke’s Cutcliffe recruits on both coasts
Fayetteville Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
USC beats Bama in extra innings
-
Tigers hope free time won't prove costly
-
Florida high school gets Kiffin apology

Tweet leads to violation for Tennessee Vols
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Many players want to see Vick return
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Risks of the racetrack persist despite gains
-
Charlotte 49ers football update
-
A second chance, even for Vick
-
Mickelson has a new fight, wife's cancer
-
This punter is going to attract some attention

Anticipation for ODU football may mean field expansion
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Playing by the rules
  Randy Moss is going from rule breaker to rule maker as a NASCAR owner in the Camping World Truck Series.

Charleston (WV) Gazette

George Mason, Georgia State earn CAA baseball tournament wins
Wilmington Star-News

May 20, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Cole and Ruutu questionable for Game 2
-
Conspiracy theorists can just ice those fears
-
No surprise- Calipari off to strong start
-
John Wall will play for Kentucky
-
Wall's decision could haunt Triangle schools
-
ACC tournament a numbers game
-
UNC-CH, Duke meet again

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Rallying against Pens may prove tougher for 'Canes
-
Duke women's tennis wins NCAA crown
-
McNally had to shake up Blue Devils to get Duke program on winning track
-
UNC-CH's Fox 'hates' that seniors will miss Fenway
-
Henderson signs with agent, skips final Duke season

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
ACC baseball tournament will pack punch
-
Duke's Cutcliffe recruiting coast to coast

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
Southern Conference baseball tournament opens today at Fluor Field
-
Paterno backs off calling for Big Ten expansion

Hot ASU takes on Citadel in opener
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Spurrier keeps the banter down
-
Chizik has no contract with Auburn yet
-
Tanner enjoys USC's turnaround
-
5 SEC tournament storylines
-
ACC tournament- Team-by-team previews
-
5 ACC tournament storylines

From the Anderson Independent
-
Tigers eyeing home-field advantage
-
USC, UGA begin play in SEC tourney today

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-
USC enters SEC baseball tournament on hot streak
-
Charleston's Lee looking to SMC for its baseball talent

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats willing to deal, pick 12th
-
Racing's latest wunderkind has 1-track mind

Deep bullpen could help UNCW in CAA baseball tournament
Wilmington Star-News

Tennessee to report another violation
espn

May 19, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes trail 0-1, as usual
-
Ward proves human
-
Mayors place their bets
-
Heels Gore a true role player

Penguins beat Hurricanes to win conference opener, 3-2
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Duke faces Cal for NCAA tennis title
Durham Herald-Sun

Elon's Austin is co-player of year in SoCon
Greensboro News-Record

Analysis- CAA needs Seahawks to soar on the diamond
Wilmington Star-News

Tigers open tournament on Thursday
Greenville (SC) News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats will play the lottery tonight
-
Mayfield madness hangs over NASCAR
-
Duke lands another N.C. standout in Snead

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Tigers eye national seed
-
UGA weighs moving Florida game, but where?
-
Tanner dismisses Rihn after arrest
-
Confident Mack ranks among SEC's best
-
Hatchell still fond of her S.C. start

Number of games in baseball's regular season a hotly debated issue
Birmingham News

May 18, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Phelps isn't golden in return to pool
  The Charlotte UltraSwim showcased Michael Phelps' vulnerability one more time Sunday night. ... The Beijing Olympics star's final tally for the weekend: Two firsts, two seconds and one 'incomplete.'
-
Format puts 'race' back in all-star event
-
Carolinas Prospects- Defensive Backs
-
49ers open Wednesday in A-10 baseball tourney
-
Baseball, beer and barking

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Next stop- Pittsburgh
-
Can Cam make the difference?
-
Appalachian's Moore just having fun
-
Blue Devils' Hassantriple threat on diamond

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Run-in with patrol car leads to charges
  A USC baseball player was arrested early Sunday in Five Points on charges of public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest
-
SEC baseball- USC faces Ala.
-
ACC baseball- Clemson opens vs. Virginia
-
Recruiting- Decatur DB wants closer look at USC

Tigers realize importance of hosting regional
Anderson Independent

Hawks do what it takes to reach CAA tourney
Wilmington Star-News

College-Baseball Roundup- Wake Forest ends its season on losing note
Winston Salem Journal

Big dogs often avoid NCAA's bite
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Preview 2009 - Wake Forest Demon Deacons
College Football News

LA Tech attacks downturn
  La. Tech football coach and athletic director Derek Dooley is continuing to be proactive in coming up with ways to make money for the athletic department.
Shreveport Times

May 17, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Stewart chases down Kenseth for All-Star victory
-
Gordon's take- Hard racing, nobody's fault
-
Backstroke king- Not Phelps
-
The Charlotte kid who beat Phelps
-
A dose of reality for Michael Phelps in 50 free
-
Observer Position Review- Carolinas' LBs

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Goal released Walker's burden
-
Canes and Pens share some odd history
-
Putting the collar on baseball dog pile
  NCAA limits in-game celebrations to batter and preceding runners

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers complete sweep
-
USC goes streaking into SEC tourney

Lady's first- 'Rachel' wins Preakness
Baltimore Sun

ODU win sets up rematch with UNCW in CAA tourney
  Seahawks clinch CAA baseball tournament berth with win

Wilmington Star-News

Eligibility violations difficult to avoid, athletics directors say
Greensboro News-Record

How long will it be before the NFL really goes international?
Anderson Independent

Remembering Wayman
Tulsa World

May 16, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes are calm before the storm
-
Staal vs. Staal in this round
-
Triangle catches Canes fever

Storm on horizon sweeps NASCAR's good ol' days away
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
-
As cameras flash, Phelps clicks
-
Slideshow- When good trucks go bad
-
Johnson, team's pole effort best in show
-
Baseball is striking out with many black athletes
-
Observer Position Review- Carolinas' DLs

Wolcott pitches Duke past Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech tops Virginia
College Baseball Insider

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Clemson batters quickly blast Wolfpack
-
Familiar formula lifts USC over Georgia

SEC race comes down to final day of season
  George Mason (40-9), Coastal Carolina (40-13), New Mexico State (40-14) and East Carolina (40-15) have also reached 40.
Baton Rouge The Advocate

UNCW BASEBALL- Seahawks take giant step
Wilmington Star-News

Ex-NFL star Bruce Smith apologizes after DUI arrest in Virginia Beach
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

May 15, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Cardiac Canes pull off overtime win
-
Another last chance, another big win
-
Practice leads to Hall of Fame
-
Paulus to play football at Syracuse
-
Report coming soon on death of football player
-
Wake recruiting gets a boost
-
Camels back in Big South
-
Heels fans can buy pieces of court

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Walker gives Carolina 3-2 OT win, finishes Bruins
-
Paulus- Heart says Syracuse is home

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Record night for No. 31 Caterpillar team

-
Bank of America 500 gets name change
-
Rare sight on race week- Vacancy
-
Will Phelps' perfection end?

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
ACC ignores NCAA flag ban
-
Dyson, Ebert power USC past Georgia
-
Clemson takes opener vs. N.C. State

Prep Basketball- Salisbury's Wylie signs with Elizabeth City State
  It turned out the college most interested was Elizabeth City State, a CIAA school that had named Alico Dunk, a former East Carolina star, as its interim head coach
Salisbury Post

Leeper's cycle helps UNCW strengthen position in CAA baseball race
Wilmington Star-News

UNC-CH baseball loses to Boston College; N.C. A&T advances
Greensboro News-Record

May 14, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Hurricanes confident going into Game 7
-
Duke baseball on rise
-
Coaches quash 18-game schedule
-
Top-75 prospect commits to Wolfpack
-
NCHSAA to study ways to trim budget

Northern basketball team stripped of championship title
Greensboro News-Record

Six NC sports greats honored
  After his tenure with the Bulldogs, Odom had a long career as a Division I head coach with stints at East Carolina, Wake Forest and South Carolina.
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers hold out hope for a home regional
  A fourth host school from the ACC could land with Virginia
-
Georgia, USC set to jockey for SEC position
-
Banner season dims in light of tragedies
  USC Aiken's athletic triumphs have been muted by a player's death and a star's cancer diagnosis.
-
Baseball pregame- USC vs. Georgia
-
Baseball pregame- Clemson at N.C. State
-
Myrtle Beach lands ACC tourney for 3 seasons
-
ACC football teams face player cap

Fluor Field strikes out
Greenville (SC) News

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
Analysis - Figuring out scenarios in CAA baseball results in headache
-
Seahawks must fight for spot in CAA baseball tournament

From the Charlotte Observer
-
No more Speedos in his business suit
-
Olympians in Charlotte
  More than 500 athletes - including Michael Phelps - will compete in the Charlotte UltraSwim, which starts May 14th.
-
Ex-Panther Minter considering run for Congress
-
Duke looks west for future football players

Moore Accolades- ASU coach to be enshrined in N.C. Hall of Fame
Winston Salem Journal

May 13, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes' loss forces Game 7
-
Hurricanes need to wake up before it's too late
-
Heels seek strong finish
-
It's up to the TV execs
-
NC Senate panel derails Sunday hunting proposal

Former Wake Forest coach measures his success by number of coaches, players he still calls friends
Winston Salem Journal

Gamecocks sweep away Upstate
Columbia (SC) State

Clemson tames Cougars for key non-conference victory
Anderson Independent

From the Charlotte Observer
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Goodell wants to 'grow the game'
-
Commish- Panthers' owner progressing well
-
Panthers' Mills named to College Football Hall of Fame
-
Martin- Speedway has its own personality
-
Tar Heels strike out 49ers

May 12, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes hope to refocus
-
Canes' task remains clear
-
Heels hosts in softball
-
Tar Heels meet with Obama on his turf
-
Pack stays positive
-
Peterson has new outlook

Trying to build a little buzz
Winston Salem Journal

Owner- Thrashers not moving from Atlanta
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bray, Charlotte seek sweep of Tar Heels
-
TV gets final call on ACC schedule

Clemson too much for Furman
Anderson Independent

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Gamecocks eye better seeding in tourney
-
Baseball pregame- USC vs. USC Upstate
-
Declaring early now the smart move

Virginia Tech's Thorns to transfer
Hampton Roads Daily Press

May 11, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Bruins roar back
-
Canes still have the upper hand -- for now
-
Pack stops Heels
  State takes baseball series
-
Tar Heels to meet Obama today

Will Clemson get to host an NCAA regional?
Anderson Independent

UNCW baseball team takes one from Clemson
Wilmington Star News

Michael makes leap from high school to star at No. 1 UNC-CH
USA Today

Elon completes sweep of WCU in baseball
Greensboro News-Record

Monarchs set mark, blow out VCU in baseball
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

USC pounds UT 15-6, wins series
Columbia (SC) State

2009 CFN West Virginia Mountaineer Preview 
College Football News

Georgia suspends two players, including TE Figgins
Greenville (SC) News

LPGA: Mich master
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Everything old is new again, even Darlington
Charlotte Observer

May 10, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes won't let up in Game 5
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These Canes are not the same as the '99 team
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Warren pitches Heels past Pack in baseball
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The ACC looks to go lean
  Some question ACC lodgings at a time when member schools struggle through budget cuts, furloughs and layoffs in a floundering economy.
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Some guidelines for recruits

IT'S REAL- Nothing phony about Darlington Raceway
Winston Salem Journal

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Junior college recruits to bolster Seahawks
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Analysis - Moss regrouped, then rebuilt Seahawks

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Martin wins wreck-filled Southern 500
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Mayfield fails drug test
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Gamecocks rely on established ties instate
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Gamecocks rally, outslug Vols 15-12
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Tigers switch up duties to reflect new philosophy
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Big third inning boosts Tigers

Clemson fans love life in the “Cheap Seats”
Anderson Independent

From the Charlotte Observer
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Brown's the man for Carolina's plan
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Phelps' return set for Charlotte
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NASCAR driver Mayfield suspended under drug policy

May 9, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes corner Bruins, lead series 3-1
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Tested Jokinen has become Hurricanes' inspiration
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Gillheeney handcuffs Tar Heels
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ACC to mull adding 2 games
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Wolfpack tops in Atlantic Football?
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ACC replaces Boise bowl
  Conference USA previously had a tie-in with the GMAC. It will now likely get a chance to play an ACC team in the EagleBank Bowl.  That creates a potential East Carolina-vs-ACC bowl matchup.

Bottom of the order keys Clemson’s rout of UNCW
Anderson Independent

Area briefs- Red-hot Elon wins regular-season title in SoCon baseball
Greensboro News-Record

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Vols topple USC in series opener
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Clemson, USC to play at Fluor Field
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Under Lane Kiffin, 11 Vols have left
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USC meetings support in need of revival

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kenseth grabs a rare pole - and at Darlington
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49ers complete recruiting class

May 8, 2009

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Adams honored by NCHSAA after over 40 years of service
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Canes have a history of winning close games, and that's served them well this postseason
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Tourney bid within reach for the Devils

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Merchants cheer for Canes in playoffs
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Canes pick up a winner

Va. Tech doesn't think players in event promos broke rules
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia Tech- Players did nothing wrong
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Virginia Tech lands star quarterback from D.C.

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Odom- Grades story incomplete

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A Carolina tradition
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Mike Morgan to work Panthers games
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Morris- Dabo knows rules of rivalry roads
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Tickets not yet sold out for Darlington
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Nascar keeps eye on fans’ safety

Trio of Charlotte linemen spark interest
Fayetteville Observer

Backup catcher Shambley adds some color to UNCW bench
Wilmington Star-News

May 7, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes drop Bruins 3-2 in overtime
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Staal steps up again for Canes
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They really study
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AFCA considers changes in poll

From the Wilmington Star-News
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8 UNCW pitchers combine to hold back Wolfpack 5-1
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Bumper crop of area football talent being recruited heavily

Five Mountaineers Garner Preseason All-America Recognition
  Appalachian opens the 2009 season on Sept. 5 at in-state rival East Carolina.
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

Local men indicted in University of Toledo point-shaving scheme
  The indictment alleges the businessmen bet on men's basketball games involving the University of Toledo including $42,000 on a Nov. 20, 2005, game against the University of South Carolina and $21,000 on a Dec. 21, 2005, game against East Carolina University among others.
Detroit News

Preview 2009 - West Virginia Mountaineers
College Football News

Tech checking whether promos with players broke rules
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Despite strides, USC hoops faces scholarship loss
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Tigers avoid APR penalties
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NCAA schools finding academic costs are priceless

Seldom-used USC center to transfer
Greenville
(SC) News

From the Greensboro News-Record
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NCAA punishes A&T's football program
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Economy may cut schedule of H.S. games

Carolina puts emphasis on defense
  Despite an embarrassing conclusion to a promising season in 2008, Carolina appears to be the team to beat this season in the topsy-turvy NFC South.
New
Orleans Times Picayune

May 6, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Boston vs. Carolina

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Hurricanes reposition Brind'Amour
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From Fenway to Greensboro
  ACC baseball players can forget next year's trip to Fenway.
-
ACC faces big changes
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Elon digs hole, fast, against Heels

Tar Heels pass test against Elon
Burlington Times News

Elon baseball - 60 years and still going strong
Elon Pendulum

ACC baseball tourney in Greensboro 'a natural fit'
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Phelps jumping back into competition – in Charlotte
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Quail Hollow rivals Sawgrass' final stretch
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Coveted lineman awaits NC ruling

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Top 10 races in Darlington Raceway history
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Spurrier says hold the praise
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Baseball pregame- USC at Wofford
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Baseball pregame- Clemson at Furman

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC Insider - NBA courts Sidney Lowe, but he's still with the Pack
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UNCW baseball field is a dream

Just for Kicks- Swank, ex-kicker for Wake Forest, to try out for Eagles
Winston Salem Journal

LPGA at Kingsmill coverage
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Bennett quick to address tempo
Roanoke Times

May 5, 2009

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hurricanes have home-ice advantage heading into Game 3 of Eastern Conference semifinals
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Blue-chip recruit Wall charged with misdemeanor

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Don't expect Bruins to roll over, but series is on
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Citation unlikely to hurt Wall 
  John Wall received a misdemeanor citation last week, accused of breaking and entering a house in Southeast Raleigh, but the highly regarded high school basketball point guard probably still has his choice of college scholarship offers.
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Tar Heels visit Obama next week

From the Charlotte Observer
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Quail Hollow's smooth weekend a major success
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CFL's No. 3 pick wants to be Panther
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Staunch Redskin fan lands rare reward

Panthers' mini-camp provides sneak peek of season
Anderson Independent

Alabama coaches blanket the country for spring evaluation visits
Tuscaloosa News

Sun Belt Baseball- UL's playoff destiny in its own hands
Tuscaloosa News

UNCG athletics director resigns
Greensboro News-Record

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Ex-USC guard heads to UNC Wilmington
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Five questions will shape SEC hoops
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Kiffin drawing fans to Vols' Big Orange Caravan

Meet the new guy- Kee introduced as FSU basketball coach
Fayetteville Observer

Fox- Exam break came at a good time
Durham Herald Sun

May 4, 2009

Canes break through
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Quail Hollow won by O'Hair; Tiger 2 back
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Tiger's tourney turns on lost eagle
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New Panther Oshinowo is a definite sleeper

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Baseball- USC earns elusive sweep in SEC play
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Baseball- Terps’ anomaly annoys Tigers
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Recruiting- Two-sport athlete tops for USC, Tigers

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Players, friends celebrate Pat Summitt
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Bowl Championship Series boss stiff-arms lawmakers

Dallas Cowboys staffer is left paralyzed after facility collapse 
Dallas Morning News

Duke joins crowd by allowing football recruits to enroll early
Greenville (SC) News

Redskins' coach Zorn- 'Veterans much further ahead'
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

May 3, 2009

Canes know the score
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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All eyes on Tiger
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Meeks mum about Panthers defensive scheme
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Bobcats must address depth

Kyle Busch triumphs at RIR
Richmond Times Dispatch

Kentucky Derby: 'You got a hole, you got a shot'
Louisville Courier Journal

Marathon baseball game produces Elon spectacle
Burlington Times News

Too early or not, Gators look like team to beat in college football
Anderson Independent

Auburn on verge of setting school strikeout record - in a not-so-good way
B
irmingham News

UNC-CH spring football wrapup
Fayetteville Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers prove too tough for sloppy Terps
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USC hammers Vandy, eyes series sweep

May 2, 2009

Hearing embarrasses BCS, offers hope to playoff proponents
si.com

BCS warns playoff system threat to bowl games
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hurricanes beaned in Boston
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Canes must regroup quickly or else

From the Charlotte Observer
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Quail Hollow Up for grabs
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No Peppers, no problem
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Fowler- Beason brings true grit to 'D'
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New QB coach, new approach
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Early lap holds up, awarding pole to Vickers

Racing fans aren't fading away, they're just tuning out
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

It's Kentucky Derby Day 2009
Louisville Courier-Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks, Dyson hold off Vandy
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Carolina Stadium proves to be a power house
  New venue is bigger than Sarge Frye Field, but Gamecocks still pack a punch at the plate
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Tigers eye strong finish

N.C. State spring football wrapup
Fayetteville Observer

Tigers’ talented freshman Dwyer faces unique draft dilemma
Anderson Independent

May 1, 2009

Hopefully, Vick uses any second chance wisely
Hilton Head Island Packet

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes' rising stars

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Defense, depth will test Canes
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Culture makes a comeback
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Canes Vs. Bruins
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UNC-CH drops recruit after second arrest
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Wall plans visit to N.C. CentralFrom the Charlotte Observer
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Tiger takes course by early storm; Phil not far behind
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Peppers not expected at minicamp
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Bobcats guard Augustin selected to All-Rookie team

Reliever re-emerges for Elon
Burlington Times News

CAA games canceled amid Delaware threat
  A Delaware baseball player had one of the initial four cases of suspected swine flu diagnosed on campus Tuesday.
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Duke spring football wrapup
Fayetteville Observer

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Canes start as underdogs
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Paulus visits Nebraska
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NCAA narrows window for NBA draft prospects

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Kids are the losers in recruiting scandal
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NASCAR scanner chatter provides drama

He's Back- Peterson return creates ASU Buzz
Winston Salem Journal

'Tweet' stuff- LSU's Miles to Twitter on Saturdays this fall
New Orleans Times Picayune

 

May 31, 2009

May 30 NCAA Baseball Regional Roundup
  Southern Miss Advances to Championship Round of the Atlanta Regional

conferenceusa.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles earn shot at regional crown
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USM freshman comes through
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Southern Miss riding magical baseball streak
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Former Eagle continues road to recovery

EAGLES ARE FLYING HIGH Southern Miss advances to regional championship
Biloxi Sun Herald

Error-prone Jackets fall to Southern Miss
Atlanta Journal Constitution

K-State hands Rice first regional loss since 2004
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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NCAA probe puts dark stain on University of Memphis
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Tigers' tale raises tough questions
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NCAA news no issue to Tiger recruit Will Coleman

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Tulsa leads C-USA overall in Championships
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Marshall erosion

May 30, 2009

May 29 NCAA Baseball Regional Roundup
  Rice and Southern Miss Win Opening Games; ECU postponed

conferenceusa.com

Golden Eagles rise over Phoenix USM outlasts Elon in ‘wild’ game
Biloxi Sun Herald

Elon fails to hold ninth-inning lead
Greensboro News Record

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Smash ball- Eagles blast 6 HRs

-Southern Miss-Elon photos
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Notebook- Eagles' Davis showcases power

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice drops Sam Houston 5-2 to open Houston Regional

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Houston Regional Blog- Rice beats Sam Houston 5-2
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UH wants to go big time. What's the best way to get there?

Tigers ignore criticism in public relations study
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Athletic director search begins
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Late start: Just exactly who is doing the planning at Marshall University?
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NFL teams to take look at Passmore

Dallas firm hired in AD search
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulane golf coach not settling for storybook year
New Orleans Times Picayune

The Quad Countdown- No. 95 Alabama-Birmingham
New York Times

Will C-USA get their day?
Fanblogs

May 29, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Two C-USA Players Named Collegiate Baseball All-Americans
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UCF Men's Golf Records Top Finish in School History at NCAA Championship

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis officials didn't plan on releasing report alleging NCAA violations
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SAT fraud easily falls through testing center cracks
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Tigers' AD Johnson gets 'roasted' by pals, but his decisions are no joke

USM faces power-laden Elon squad
Biloxi Sun Herald

Golden Eagles bank on Fields out of bullpen
Jackson Clarion Ledger

The Road to Omaha defines college baseball
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
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Freshman infielder Rendon carrying Rice offense
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NCAA’s violations could wipe out Memphis’ season
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Video- Rice prepares for Houston Regional

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF loads up a new set of grass at football stadium
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Redshirt freshman guard Chris Baez dismissed from UCF men's basketball team

Union's Roberson says he'll play at TU
Tulsa World

May 28, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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May 27 Baseball Notebook
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UCF Men's Golf Moves to Ninth at NCAA Championships
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Southern Miss' James Ewing Named an Academic All-American
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C-USA Announces Athletes of the Year Awards for Track & Field

Herd recruit loses scholarship
  A.J. Graham arrested, charged with robbery with a firearm

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Snyder drops troubled recruit
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Report says NCAA accuses Memphis

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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NCAA alleges major violations in Memphis basketball program under John Calipari
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Allegations like this come with the Calipari territory

From the Houston Chronicle
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No national seed for Owls
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Graham- Taylor Wall is getting stronger
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What's on Kevin Sumlin's mind these days?

Healthy - for a change - McInnis bearing down for Eagles
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Kickoff time announced for UCF football game at UAB
Orlando Sentinel

May 27, 2009

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Eagles brace for Phoenix power
-
Atlanta Regional Notebook

Eagles persevere to earn NCAA bid
Biloxi Sun Herald

A lot of baseball left in these Golden Eagles
Hattiesburg American

Rice is selected to the field of 64
Examiner.com

Rice's Rendon Named a Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist
conferenceusa.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH Notebook- Skladany ready for defensive challenge
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Graham- Taylor Wall is getting stronger

Tulane Coach Rick Jones has a vision that will see the Green Wave rise again to national prominence
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane's Jones miffed about being snubbed
NewOrleans.Com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Rice, ECU earn top tourney seeds
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Herd football recruit arrested
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Marshall memories- Andre O'Neal
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Staff, team members visit Ashland

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Top Marshall football recruit arrested in Florida
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Big Green Tour coming up in Charleston

The Quad Countdown- No. 98 Central Florida
New York Times

Preview 2009 - Southern Miss Golden Eagles
College Football News

Prep star Latavious Williams commits to play basketball for Memphis Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 26, 2009

Elated Eagles keep 7-year streak alive
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Southern Miss heads to Atlanta
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Eagles, Rebels have reason to look ahead

From the Houston Chronicle
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Berry an embodiment of standards set by Rice
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X-rays being done on Chad Mozingo's hand
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Rice Notebook- Overall year makes AD Del Conte proud
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Cougars' NCAA hopes dead end at C-USA Baseball Tournament

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Wave disappointed it didn't get an invitation to the party
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Tulane baseball is not chosen to participate in NCAA Tournament

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall lands transfer
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Marshall recruit Dobson set to play for Team USA
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Dolphins invite Passmore

Herd basketball gets transfer from South Florida
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Golden Hurricane gets big transfer
Tulsa World

Tigers hoping to get forward Latavious Williams today
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 25, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Two C-USA Schools to Host NCAA Baseball Regionals
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Rice Wins 2009 C-USA Baseball Tournament Championship

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles playing waiting game this morning
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Title goes to Owls
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Palmer says goodbye to Pete Taylor Park

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Corky Palmer shows class after defeat
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UNCERTAIN FATE

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice takes C-USA title, secures NCAA regional
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UH not renewing contract of golf coach Jarrett

May 24, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Baseball Championship Central
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C-USA Announces Baseball Championship Game Time Change

USM rides wave of late turnaround into today's title game
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles making bid for regional berth
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Grounds crew playing key role in tournament

USM, Rice battle for C-USA title Win gives Golden Eagles an NCAA berth
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice peaking in time for postseason as usual
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UH taking the next step in search for athletic director

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Conference cutting costs
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Please come back again soon, Mr. D'Antoni
-
Hatchett- Marshall football is family

Coach Terry Rooney says UCF baseball has a bright future as Knights- season ends
Orlando Sentinel

Tiger basketball ticket sales strong
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 23, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Baseball Championship Central
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Southern Miss Reaches C-USA Tournament Championship Game
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Rice Advances to Championship Game of C-USA Tournament
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Two C-USA Players Named to Rimington Watch List
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C-USA Golfers Complete NCAA Play

Resurgent Eagles reach title matchup
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Golden Eagles advance to championship game
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tulane beats ECU, then loses
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the New Orleans times Picayune
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Tulane Green Wave finished off by Southern Miss Golden Eagles 3-1
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Rice in title game

Rice eliminates UH, advances to C-USA title game
Houston Chronicle

Marshall retires D'Antoni's No. 10
H
untington Herald-Dispatch

May 22, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Southern Miss Rally Downs East Carolina
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C-USA Baseball Championship Central
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C-USA Announces Revised C-USA Baseball Tournament Schedule
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Rice Looks Berry Good in Defeating UAB
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Tulane Eliminates UCF at C-USA Tournament
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SMU's Lesniak and Malyarchikova Advance to the Round of 16 at NCAA Doubles Championship

Prince rocks and rolls in leading Wave to win
New Orleans times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
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Berry leads Rice to win over UAB in C-USA tourney
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Cougars rally, avoid elimination in C-USA tournament

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd baseball bounced from tourney
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D'Antoni talks Herd at fundraiser
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Rader relishing expanded role with Falcons

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Pundit picks UCF football to finish dead last in Conference USA. Ouch!
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UCF baseball falls 7-3 to Tulane, ending the Knights- season

Wake Forest hires TU assistant
Tulsa World

May 21, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Baseball Championship Central
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ECU Rallies to Defeat UCF in First Round
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Southern Miss Rolls Over Tulane to Close Out First Round
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Rice Blanks Marshall in the First Round of the C-USA Tournament
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UAB's Crawford Shuts Down Houston in First Round Win
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Tulsa's Brugues, Rice's Rosa Advance at NCAA Singles Championship
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Connelly Continues to Lead C-USA at NCAA Championship

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Fiery Eagles burn Wave
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2nd Chipola player signs; coach next

A SUCCESSFUL START FOR USM Golden Eagles drub Green Wave
Biloxi Sun Herald

Southern Miss Hands Tulane Worst C-USA Tournament Loss; Defeats Green Wave 15-2
southernmiss.com

USM with a big tourney win
scout.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane stumbles in C-USA baseball tourney opener
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Rice pounds out win over Marshall

From the Houston Chronicle
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Wall, Hague lead Owls to easy win over Marshall
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Cougars drop C-USA tournament opener to UAB

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Mercy! Rice hammers Herd, 13-0
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D'Antoni's journey brings him back

UCF, Marcus Jordan head list of state basketball signings
Orlando Sentinel

Blazers complete signings with a combo guard
Birmingham News

Notebook: Tiger track team points toward '10
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 20, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Baseball Championship Central
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Houston Preps for C-USA Championship
-
2009 Conference USA Baseball Awards
-
Farnsworth National Senior Player of the Year

Teams eager to play for shot at postseason
Hattiesburg American

USM, Tulane meet tonight in tourney
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eagles stare at harsh reality
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Birmingham News
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Callaway wants more local players for Blazers' roster
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UAB ready to take momentum into C-USA Tournament opener

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Iffy NCAA prospects keep Tulane focused
-
CONFERENCE USA TOURNAMENT

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's Rendon makes C-USA history with awards
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Can Coogs recapture C-USA tournament magic?

Marshall and Rice meet in opener
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Herd opens C-USA baseball play today
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' roster still unsettled in recruit war
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Tigers get defensive back Akeem Davis

UCF Football Summer Player Update - T.J. Harnden
ucfathletics.com

Brugues set the standard
Tulsa World

May 19, 2009

Baseball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

Rice Notebook- Owls stagger into postseason play
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Upset-minded Herd eyes Rice
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"Coach May"

Palmer looks for 1 more title
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM football makes signing
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Ex-basketball star James 'Skip' Henderson in prison without parole still fighting
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Tulane women's golf rides wave of success
New Orleans Times Picayune

May 18, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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May 17 Baseball Players of the Week
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Tulsa Softball's Postseason Runs Ends with 4-1 Defeat to North Dakota State

Herd should get 3-for-2 or walk away
  WVU's home-and-home agreement with East Carolina sticks in the craw of Marshall fans
Charleston (WV) Gazette

'Making Memories Weekend' concludes
Huntington Herald Dispatch

From the Houston Chronicle Blogs
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Mike Ojala's innings may be extended in tournament
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Cougars- Men's track team wins C-USA; baseball team gets No. 3 seed

USM, Rebels gear up for tournaments
Biloxi Sun Herald

U of M fundraiser all good
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Former UCF star Jermaine Taylor has NBA in sight
Orlando Sentinel

May 17, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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East Carolina Wins Regular Season Baseball Title
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Houston Men and Rice Women Wins 2009 C-USA Track & Field Titles
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Chapman's Pinch-hit Walk-off Home Run Pushes Tulsa Softball Past Oklahoma, 5-3, into Regional Championship
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UCF Men's Golf Advances to NCAA Championship

UAB Rallies Past Rice 15-12 Saturday
riceowls.com

From the Houston Chronicle Blogs
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Owls drop series at UAB; ECU dominates Memphis
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Cougars- Men's track team wins C-USA; baseball team gets No. 3 seed

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF baseball beats Houston 4-1 in home finale, clinches last spot in Conference USA tournament
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UCF men's golf crushes No. 1 Georgia to claim NCAA Southeast Regional crown

Stevens provides lift in Seniors Day win
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM finds itself in unfamiliar territory
Hattiesburg American

Tulane topples Marshall
  Tulane won its sixth consecutive Conference USA series with a 5-3 victory Saturday against Marshall

New Orleans Times Picayune

Herd ends regular season with loss
Charleston (WV) Gazette

The Quad Countdown- No. 107 Tulane
New York Times

Campers learn from the pros
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Longtime UTEP Miner basketball supporter, doctor dies
El Paso Times

May 16, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
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Berry, Rice roll past UAB
  Rice starter Ryan Berry pitched seven solid innings and the Owls preserved a tie with East Carolina for the top spot in the Conference USA standings
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C-USA- C is for cutbacks
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Ryan Berry continues to look strong

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Baseball Championship Seeding Update
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C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship Central
  ECU Women 5th after day two
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Tulsa Softball Beats Arkansas, 6-0, Wins First NCAA Regional Game
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Houston Takes Game Two, 6-3, Over UCF
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Tulane Swings Past Marshall, 11-2
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Owls Defeat UAB 10-6 Friday Night - Saturday's Game Now 11 AM CT

Wave hammers Marshall
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall baseball falls to Tulane
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Bartrum-Brown weekend kicks off

C-USA looking at ways to cut costs
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Silent bats in nightcap leave Eagles with split
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Josh Pastner didn't let this one decommit
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 15, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship Central
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A Pair of Stadium and C-USA Records Fell During Day One of Championship Action.
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Conference USA Concludes 2009 Spring Meetings
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UCF Leads NCAA South East Regional
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ECU Take Two of the Top Three Awards in Women's Hammer
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Rice's Rendon Named a Semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy
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Houston Falls to UCF 8-4
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Owls Fall Thursday At UAB 7-5
  Paired with East Carolina's 9-4 win over Memphis Thursday in a C-USA series in Greenville, NC, the Owls and ECU Pirates are tied for first in the conference standings with two league games left to play in the regular season.

From the Birmingham News
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Towe's pinch-hit blast lifts UAB over No. 4 Rice
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Conference USA plans cutbacks to save money

Conference USA measures aimed at reducing costs
Dallas Morning News

Memphis' Josh Pastner soaks in C-USA meetings
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Herd cruises past Tulane
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Pastilong firm on 2-for-1 with MU
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Can you handle the truth? Here's a feel-good UH story
Houston Chronicle

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Eagles guard Wise to skip senior year
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Baseball- Tennesse Tech-USM, ppd.

From the Orlando Sentinel Blogs
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CBSSports.com notes Knights in extensive look at sickle-cell trait deaths
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C-USA recommends cut in football travel-squad size, other significant changes

May 14, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Set For Weekend Action
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Softball Notebook
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UH Baseball Preview- Week 13
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Marshall Hosts Tulane In A Three-Game Set To Close Out Regular Season Action
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Owls Open Three-Game C-USA Series Thursday Night at UAB

Women's tournament may return to Reynolds
Tulsa World

From the Orlando Sentinel
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C-USA waiting to see what other leagues do before making cuts
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Conference USA considers significant basketball changes at spring meetings

From the Houston Chronicle
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Every race is a leap of faith for UH hurdler Adigun
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Wayne Graham weighs in on Berkman's future goals

Portrait of pain: Iraq veteran and TU track athlete Josh Butts carries reminders of war in his left heel and in his mind
Tulsa World

Tulane walks fine line
  Tulane Coach Rick Jones has always had disciplined teams in his 16 seasons at the helm of the Green Wave baseball program. And this year's team, heading into the final regular-season series at Marshall beginning today, is no different.
New Orleans Times Picayune

Herd closes out regular season at APP
Charleston Gazette

From a low GPA to the Dean's List
Birmingham News

May 13, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Rice Pulls Away For 7-2 Win Over Louisiana-Lafayette Tuesday Night

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Brunty Leads Southern Miss over South Alabama with Ninth Inning Rally
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Seven Pitchers Combine to Hold Stetson to Six Hits in UCF's 5-4 Victory
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Lape's 10th Inning Homer Not Enough As Miami (Ohio) Outlasts Marshall, 8-7
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Memphis Loses 6-5 Decision to Mississippi State
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Tulsa's Todd Graham to be Honored by Arthritis Foundation

From the Houston Chronicle
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Holt, Rogers team up to lift Rice past UL-Lafayette
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Wayne Graham's main concerns of the week ahead
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UH Notebook- Calhoun’s return is questionable

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall baseball falls to Miami (Ohio)
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Marshall hosts Tulane beginning this Thursday

Memphis Tigers baseball falls to Mississippi State
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Defending Its Turf - C-USA spring wrap
espn

Arkansas, Marshall offer area kids
Charlotte Observer

Wake, funeral set for ex-SMU coach Tubbs
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel Blogs
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UCF Coach George O'Leary talks about stadium expansion, Jonathan Davis and other key issues
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C-USA meetings continue in Destin

After big loss, Wave trio leaving as winners
New Orleans Times Picayune

May 12, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Baseball Notebook
  Much to be decided during the final weekend of conference play
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May 11 Baseball Players of the Week
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Marshall Set To Host Miami (Ohio), Tuesday
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Memphis Wraps up Non-Conference Schedule with Mississippi State on Tuesday
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Owls Host Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns In Final Regular Season Home Game
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Knights Finish Non-Conference Slate at Stetson Tuesday on BHSN
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This Week in Southern Miss Baseball
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Tulane's Pepitone, Schaffer Receive Invites to USA Baseball Team Trials

Marshall duo pleads to lesser charge
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Meeks' success is no big surprise
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MU players admit to reduced charges

WVU, Marshall receive passing marks in NCAA APR
Charleston Gazette

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice Notebook- Canada an option for QB Clement
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Mike Ojala on target to pitch again next weekend
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Cougars- Somebody else is sitting in the boss' chair

McInnis gains C-USA honors
Biloxi Sun Herald

SMU senior is chosen to represent Senegal
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel Blogs
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Live updates from C-USA meetings in Destin
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UCF baseball sets spring semester GPA record

Freshmen give University of Memphis baseball a solid base
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 11, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Tulsa Softball to Play in Norman Regional
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Weekend Baseball Roundup
  Rice, East Carolina, Tulane and Memphis All Take Two-of-Three

From the Houston Chronicle
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Robinson confident he’s man for AD job at UH
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Seastrunk, Rice edge Central Florida in series finale

2009 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Preview 
College Football News

Ex-Herd coach makes most of extended stay
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

McInnis saves USM from series sweep
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

McInnis stops Memphis
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Golden Eagles starter tames Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
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BCS system broken and widely unfair
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Congressional BCS dialogue good, but tricky

May 10, 2009

Former SMU, Kimball basketball coach Jimmy Tubbs dies at 60
Dallas Morning News

Eagles' arms come up lame
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM series important for Memphis
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Golden Eagles fall hard
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USM lineman Rolando Barragan arrested Friday
  Charged with possessing an open container in a moving vehicle, disorderly conduct-failure to comply and resisting arrest.

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pastner, Calipari mixing it up in recruiting
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He's not a lost cause but a college graduate
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Tigers pound Southern Miss to clinch first league series win

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall working to regain swagger
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Stars come out for Celebrity Bowl
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Herd athletes pass Academic Progress Rate test
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Yeager leads Herd over Radford

Tulane overcomes errors to rally past UAB
New Orleans Times Picayune

From conferenceusa.com
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Tulsa Downs UTEP for Second C-USA Softball Title
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Tulane Women's Golf Advances to NCAA Championship
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SMU Women's Tennis Advances at NCAA Championship
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Tulsa Men's Tennis Falls in NCAA Second Round

From the Tulsa World
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TU wins league crown
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Baylor tops Tulsa to advance

May 9, 2009

UCF baseball scores huge upset, knocking off No. 2 Rice
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle blogs
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UH search committee gets to work on finding an AD
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Owls shutout for second time this season

Tigers edge USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM rally falls just short
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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No surprise - it's Berry
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Berry paid dues to become a baseball coach
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Berry working-class kind of guy

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane falls short against Blazers
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Wave likely to redshirt Segedin

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd baseball on the road to face Radford
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Now is the time to begin search for new AD

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners to face Tulsa for title
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Dramatic Conference USA tournament culminates today

Tulsa overtakes TCU to advance in NCAA Tennis
Tulsa World

May 8, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Softball Championship Central
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Southern Miss Upsets Houston in C-USA Softball Quarterfinals
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Troupe! (There It Is) UTEP Wins in 13 Innings
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Tulsa Eliminates UAB in the C-USA SB Quarterfinals, 7-3
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Marshall Edges UCF 2-1 in C-USA SB Quarterfinals
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C-USA Softball All-Academic Team Announced
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Pirates Lead East Regional After First Round
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Southern Miss Names Scott Berry Head Baseball Coach

From the Hattiesburg American
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Berry named USM baseball coach
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USM ranks high in APR in most sports

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Berry aims for super regional
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Pitching woes strike

From the Birmingham News
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Blazers, Tulane can shake up C-USA standings
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Blazers could add women's sports

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marcum to retire when his contract expires
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Marshall bounces UCF from C-USA tourney
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Crocker's confidence leads to long pro career

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Vint a ray of light for ailing Herd football program
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Herd adds Florida football recruit to 2009 class

WVU-Virginia game would be welcome addition
Times-West Virginian

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Stadium renovation, young talent offer hope for Tiger baseball
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USM not Tigers' only baseball concern this weekend

Coping in Memphis- Tigers adjust to life after Calipari
Orlando Sentinel Blog

From the Houston Chronicle blogs
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Mike Ojala on target to start Sunday for the Owls
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Cougars softball team suffers season of hard knocks

May 7, 2009

USM to name Berry coach
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM to announce new coach today
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall fans face test of adversity
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Pruett- Herd can be champions again
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Marshall sees 66 student athletes graduate
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MU sports make good grades

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Marcum's tenure winding down
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Herd to play tourney game at Civic Center

Conference tournament starts Thursday at UTEP
El Paso Times

Examining the possibilities
  A calculator, a weather Web site and an unbending desire to win was all Tulsa needed to win the 2009 Conference USA softball championship.
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle blogs
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Cougars- Women's basketball team loses scholarship
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Owls' prospective draft picks under the watch of scouts

UCF head coach tries to balance sport, family
Seminole Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF, UF, FSU and Miami avoid NCAA academic penalties, while USF faces sanctions
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Few changes for 2009-10 college football bowl schedule

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers coaches tell die-hards there is still much to rally behind
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Point guard prospect Eric Bledsoe picks Kentucky over Memphis Tigers

Privateers get best of Tulane, 11-2
New
Orleans Times Picayune

May 6, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Two C-USA Players Added to Johnny Bench Award Watch List
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C-USA Track & Field Athletes of the Week

USM, Tulane remain hopeful for NCAA berths
Biloxi Sun Herald

Marshall duo faces lesser charges
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Players' charges to be reduced
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Sciullo still has the passion
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Remember what Kopp said about Snyder?

From the Houston Chronicle
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Owls stumble against Texas State
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UH Notebook- Cougar baseball lacking power, players
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Noble sizes up Cougars baseball program

SMU's ex-AD inducted into NACDA Hall of Fame
Dallas Morning News

Bledsoe now an unlikely recruit for Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Is Tulsa the new king of C-USA men's basketball?
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Can Marshall pull out of the nosedive?
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Check out two UCF athletics highlight videos

Green Wave, Privateers set for final game of series
New Orleans Times Picayune

May 5, 2009

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall's coach of '70 freshmen dies in Va.
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Marijuana listed as drug in player arrests
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Herd faces Knights in C-USA softball
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Chapman- 1999 like yesterday

Fate kept coach out of Marshall plane crash - to thrive here
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice Notebook- Pitcher Evers hits freshman stride
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Victory over UH gives Rice a full game lead in C-USA

From conferenceusa.com
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May 4 Baseball Notebook
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May 4 Baseball Players of the Week
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May 4 Softball Players of the Week
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Two C-USA Teams Selected for NCAA Men's Golf Regionals

Eric Bledsoe to announce his college decision Wednesday
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 4, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Tulsa Wins C-USA Regular Season Softball Title
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Weekend Baseball Roundup

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice baseball turns back UH to take series finale
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Victory over UH gives Rice a full game lead in C-USA
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Cougars Musick- Singing the blues
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UH turns to pro in search for new athletic director

Darius Marshall, DeQuan Bembry put Mark Snyder in bad spot
  Thundering Herd coach must decide how to react to star players' arrests
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Recent drafts rough for Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall falls in extra innings
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Freshman leaving TU basketball
Tulsa World

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane gets rain-soaked win
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C-USA

Rebels roll; Southern, State fall
  Southern Miss and Tulane were only able to play five innings
Biloxi Sun Herald

Questions remain as UTEP Miners enter summer
El Paso Times

May 3, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice beats UH 7-5, regains top spot in C-USA
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Ryan Berry returns, but Jordan Rogers steals the show
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The next mission for UH baseball team- handling prosperity

BREAKING NEWS- Herd's Marshall, Bembry arrested on drug charges
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU football players arrested
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Herd erupts late, beats UCF 18-8
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Marshall basketball embarks on important summer
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'99 team boasts 'belief, trust, swagger'
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Marcum's retirement worst kept secret at Marshall

From conferenceusa.com
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Marshall's Late Outburst Takes Down UCF Baseball
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Tulane Loses Heartbreaker to Golden Eagles, 9-7

From the Hattiesburg American
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Search for new USM coach won't take long
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Long-time assistant strong candidate
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Ewing's hit lifts Eagles

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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USM rallies for win over Tulane
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Former Southern Miss president dies

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners defense impresses in spring game
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Jeff Moturi looks impressive
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UTEP Miners show some progress on Saturday

Tigers coach Pastner tight with Nuggets aide Jack Murphy
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Uzoh's focus is teamwork
Tulsa World

May 2, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH tops Rice 7-4, shares C-USA lead with Owls
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Owls to lean on Ryan Berry against UH

Green Wave gives Palmer a little more grief
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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'I've been blessed'
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Players reflect on relationship with Palmer
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USM baseball coach came a long way
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Corky Palmer lived his dream

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall gets big win over UCF
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Pennington is one of a kind
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Curry looking for breakout season

Spring football game will serve as showcase for UTEP Miners
El Paso Times

From the Orlando Sentinel Blog
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Should Conference USA hold its softball tournament championship next week in El Paso despite swine flu concern?
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Life is tough on the college football recruiting trail

May 1, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Southern Miss Baseball Coach Corky Palmer Set to Retire at End of Season
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Three C-USA Shortstops Named to Brooks Wallace Award Watch List
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SMU to Play in ESPN'S Inaugural Diamond Head Classic
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Conference USA Announces Women's Tennis Specialty Awards
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Conference USA Announces Men's Tennis Specialty Awards
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Singles and Doubles Selections Announced for NCAA Tennis Championships

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice, UH take up arms for critical C-USA series
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Confidence makes an ace out of UH's Ray
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(Silver) glove is in the air- Cougars host Owls

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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THE END OF AN ERA AT SOUTHERN MISS
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Eagles face Tulane
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Former Southern Miss football star Ferlise dies

On his terms
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Wave, USM set for key series
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Former Tulane All-SEC basketball selection Athas dies

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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U of M baseball faces key weekend
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Tigers put the press on Eric Bledsoe
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Perspective takes back seat to Tigers' recruiting needs

Tulsa receiver Brennan Marion, an undrafted free agent who once ...
Florida Sun-Sentinel

From the Orlando Sentinel
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New Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone seeks advice from UCF Coach George O'Leary
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Pittsburgh Steelers could get speedy return on investment in UCF's Joe Burnett

Philadelphia native to play at Marshall next fall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

SMU notebook- Dickerson, 3 others to be honored today
Dallas Morning News

Miner punter has come a long way past three years
El Paso Times