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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

June 30, 2009
Leap Second Adjustment Time
Anniversary - N.O.W.

Moore Receives C-USA Postgraduate Scholarship
ecupirates.com

ECU's Marshall ready to go
Jacksonville Daily News

South Stanly QB commits to Pirates
Charlotte Observer

BASEBALL- nt's Brooks makes Double-A debut
Tonawanda News

Campus: Medical school Dean speaks to ECU Club
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina Pirates 2009 College Football Predictions
Online Sports Handicapping

From Scout.com (sub req'd)
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Brown Commits to ECU
  According to Norwood (NC) South Stanly head football coach Luke Little, Desi Brown verbally committed to East Carolina, Monday morning.

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Sanders Planning UK, ECU Visit
  “I'm going to visit Kentucky soon and East Carolina. I'm going up there (ECU) with some of my teammates who have already committed (DB Chris Sharpe).

Lovick verbally commits to ECU
iHigh.com

Millville's Mike Trout expected to sign with Los Angeles Angels
Star-Ledger - NJ.com

June 29, 2009
Please Take My Children to Work Day
Peter & Paul Day (Christian)
Saint Peter's Day (Christian)

Tribute: Holtz’s most talented class yet moves on
Bonesville.net

Maynor's father comes full circle
  Son getting drafted by Sloan's team brings back memories.

Salt Lake Tribune

Rivals Top 25- LSU finishes on top
Yahoo! Sports

June 28, 2009

Pirates paced by defense
  In the pass-happy, point-per minute Conference USA, you better be pretty good to keep pace with an opponent.

Beckley Register-Herald

Stuck in fight, Wright kept on swinging
Myrtle Beach Sun News

20 years ago this week in sports
Deseret News

Merritt Wins 400M National Championship
WITN

LaShawn Merritt, Richards cruise to victories
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Career on hold
  Former Pirate, now Bearcat Hill still wants to play

Ironton Tribune

June 27, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Final Polls: Pirates Ranked as High as No. 15
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Randy Cox)

ECU Ranked No. 16 In Two Final Polls
ecupirates.com

Guard to retire Galloway's jersey
Fayetteville Observer

June 26, 2009
Take Your Dog to Work Day

ECU Reveals 2009 Volleyball Schedule
  Slate Includes First-Ever Home Televised Match In Program History

ecupirates.com

Star takes 'team' approach to heart
Washington Daily News

2009 East Carolina Football Predictions
Locksmith Sports Picks

More money, trouble for pros
Charlotte Post

June 25, 2009
National Handshake Day
Anniversary - Battle of Little Bighorn

ECU Trio Pickup ABCA/Rawlings Honors
ecupirates.com

The road to recovery
  Armstrong returning to form with Post 24

New Bern Sun Journal

Lovick verbally commits to ECU
Kinston Free Press

Merritt burning to be the best
USA Today

June 24, 2009
Celebration of the Senses
Saint John the Baptist Day

Bville Rewind-Bailey: Television markets based on bogus science
Bonesville.net (from Friday, May 16, 2003)

WVU looks to avenge '08 loss to Pirates
Parkersburg News

Roller Named Cape Cod Hitter-of-the-Week
ecupirates.com

Roller was named Cape Cod League Hitter of the Week
Richmond County Daily Journal

From The East Carolinian
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ECU baseball players take to the Cape
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'D-block' undergoes major renovations

Merritt on a mission
Greenville Daily Reflector

Sharpe talks about ECU commitment
rivals.com (sub req'd)

Back-to-back big years for Bolts
  Millville was led by a remarkable senior class which included the likes of Brooke and Britney Kott, both of whom are headed to East Carolina University

Vineland Daily Journal

June 23, 2009
Let It Go Day
National Columnist's Day

David Garrard Receives "Key To The City"
ecupirates.com

June 22, 2009
Stupid Guy Thing Day

Undecided Harris hopes to find his stroke on the Cape
Greenville Daily Reflector

John Wooten named baseball Player of the Year
Goldsboro News Argus

Drew confident after rookie mini-camp
New Bern Sun Journal

Royals enjoy initial setting in exhibition
  For Ryan Wood, it was just playing again that felt good for the former East Carolina infielder.

Burlington Times News

Cape League- Roller, Braves crank it up
Cape Cod Times

Garrard giving back to his community
Raleigh News & Observer

June 20-21, 2009

Garrard Comes Home
North Carolina News Network

June 19, 2009

Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Godwin's gone fishing ... for Trout

Bonesville.net

East Carolina Search
Google News

June 18, 2009
Recess at Work Day

Sumner Named C-USA Spirit Of Service Recipient
ecupirates.com

ECU's Wood hits diamond in desert
Greenville Daily Reflector

I'm a Tar Heel born I'll be a Pirate dead
The East Carolinian

Athlon's 41-50
athlonsports.com

Sports heroes twice honored
Atlanta Journal Constitiution

Notre Dame's Kearney among hopefuls for HC job
  Former Pirate hoops coaches may be interested.

Worcester Telegram

Baseball All-Stars led by Millville's Mike Trout
  Trout has yet to sign a contract. If he does not sign by Aug. 17, he will attend East Carolina University on a scholarship.

Press of Atlantic City

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Tom Fetzer)
Bonesville.net

June 17, 2009
Watergate Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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Creative cures for the summertime blues

Talk FM: Talk of the Town

Former Pirate racks up record minutes in MLS
Greenville Daily Reflector

NFL star's camp won't just teach football
Durham News

Harris reports to Cape Cod League, has not signed pro contract
  The East Carolina outfielder reported to the Cape Cod League on Sunday after negotiations with the Baltimore Orioles reached an impasse.

Gaston Gazette

Royals sign 10 more from '09 Draft
Kansas City Royals

From scout.com (sub req'd)
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Mason Camping for Offers
  Next week he's scheduled to camp at Troy and East Carolina.

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Looking to Play Early
  Jackson says he has 10 scholarship offers and although he continues to deny a leader, he said he favors Rutgers, Michigan, East Carolina, Boston College

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Peach state TE closing in on decision
  After picking up a new offer last week from East Carolina, he also went to Clemson's one day camp as well as Georgia's.

June 16, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Mired in the summer doldrums

Talk FM: East Carolina Motor Speedway Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Marian McLawhorn)

From ecupirates.com
-2009 Football Home Kickoff Times Announced
-Latest Edition Of Letters Of Mack Posted

Kickoffs announced for Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Season Opener to Be Televised, Kick Off at Noon
goasu.com

Garrard raising funds for research
Durham Herald-Sun

Three sign pro baseball contracts
  “I was really excited to sign,” said Wood, who, as a senior at East Carolina University, signed for a $1000 bonus.

Inside NoVA

Straughn, Nicholson win $3000 scholarships at All Sports Awards ...
Pensacola News Journal

GA DE Talks Offer, Recruiting
  The Pirates of East Carolina have also caught wind of what might be one of the best kept secrets in the state of Georgia...

scout.com (sub req'd)

June 15, 2009
Husband Caregiver Day
Magna Carta Day
Native American Citizenship Day
Nature Photography Day

O'Brien: Fans advancing ECU's cause
Bonesville.net

Ryan White talks Georgia Tech offer
  "I told him I like South Carolina and East Carolina as well."

scout.com (sub req'd)

Book taps into electricity around College World Series
Greenville Daily Reflector

June 14, 2009
Flag Day

Ryan Wood Named BA All-American
ecupirates.com

Terry Holland righting the Pirates ship
Greensboro News Record

Two more offers for Fla. safety
  "I just picked up new offers from East Carolina and Michigan State," Johnson said. "I don't know much about them except I know a little about Michigan State ...

SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)

June 13, 2009
Saint Anthony of Padua Feast Day

ECU Pushing Toward 20,000 Sold Season Tickets
ecupirates.com

Ranking the hardest, easiest nonconference schedules
espn.com

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Chris Mossman, DTV)
Bonesville.net

June 12, 2009
Crowed Nest Awareness Day
Anniversary - Baseball Hall of Fame
Birthday - President George H. W. Bush (41st President)

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Many factors curtailed Pirates

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Various Guests)

From ecupirates.com
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Roller Selected By Oakland In MLB Draft
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Brandt Named To Second All-America Team

ECU's Roller selected by Oakland in 47th round
Greenville Daily Reflector

Richmond's Roller taken by Athletics
Fayetteville Observer

Roller selected by Athletics in MLB Draft
 Slugger expected to return to Pirates

Washington Daily News

LaShawn Merritt takes 400 meters in event in Toronto
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

June 11, 2009
National Nursing Assistants Day

From ecupirates.com
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Four Pirates Selected In MLB Draft
 Batts, Harris, Heston and Wood Drafted On Day Two

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Ryan Wood Named NCBWA All-American
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Leandersson Named Academic All-America

Pros call on Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Batts, McKelvie chosen in Major League Baseball draft
Wilmington Star-News

From the Kinston Free Press
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Harris, three other ECU players drafted in early rounds
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ECU's Wood named second-team All-America

Four Pirates selected in MLB Draft
Washington Daily News

Whatever It Takes: Mollenhauer hopes to follow in footsteps of McEwing, his manager on the Dash
Winston Salem Journal

From the Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
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Trout asking for $2.5 million to sign with Angels, skip college
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Wishing Trout the best in all his endeavors

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (King of Media)
Bonesville.net

June 10, 2009

Wood And Roller Named Ping All-Americans
ecupirates.com

Whitehead caps off record-breaking season
Washington Daily News

Redskins Jersey Number History- No. 21
Bleacher Report

George Koonce is the new athletic director at UW-Milwaukee.
OnMilwaukee.com

Pirate recruit gets picked in first round by Angels
Greenville Daily Reflector

Plenty of support for Trout on draft day
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal

From the Philadelphia Daily News
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Millville's Trout selected No. 25 by Angels
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Draftee from Millville may drive hard bargain

From the Press of Atlantic City
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Millville's Mike Trout could be newest Angel in the outfield
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Trout steals the show and the Angels take

Carolina in the lead
 Gibson will look at East Carolina.

TheBigSpur.com

Ninth-grader gets scholarship offer
Charlotte Observer

From the East Carolinian
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Moral victory evident in season ending loss
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Pirate bats silenced by pair of Tar Heel aces
 ECU falls one step shy of College World Series

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

June 9, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Omaha still on ECU's future agenda

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Sports Ministries)

Moore Earns C-USA Scholar-Athlete Award
ecupirates.com

From Greenville Daily Reflector
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Senior sendoff emotional for ECU's baseball team
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Another step - Pirates mark progress in journey

Pirates wrap up successful season
Washington Daily News

Pirates seniors leave legacy
Rocky Mount Telegram (AP)

Wood hopes the third time's the charm
 As a senior with no college eligibility remaining, Ryan Wood wants only one thing now as he prepares for the three-day Major League Baseball First-Year Draft.

InsideNoVa.com

Into Position- Local fielders' MLB draft status varies
Wilmington Star-News

Raleigh QB hearing from USC, CU
 Last weekend, he visited East Carolina and will visit Georgia Tech this weekend.

Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Demetre Baker back from Gainesville
 "I am supposed to go to East Carolina on July 25 so I am not sure yet."

superprep.com

Millville outfielder Mike Trout projected to be first-round pick
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger

Three Players from Winston-Salem Dash Named to Carolina League All-Star Team
 Mollenhauer, a 17th round pick of the Chicago White in 2007, was selected as the starting second baseman

mln.com

June 8, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 387
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Pirates must mine for pitching

BVL Post-game Audio: Billy Godwin & Players
-BVL Box Score : North Carolina 9, East Carolina 3
-BVL : NCAA Chapel Hill Super Regional Scoreboard

ECU Ends Season With 9-3 Loss To UNC-CH
ecupirates.com

From Greenville Daily Reflector
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Tar Heels punch out Pirates at Super Regional
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UNC-CH pitchers a cut above against East Carolina

From the Kinston Free Press
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Heralded offense lets Pirates down
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Heels eliminate ECU, advance to Omaha

Pirates’ dream of Omaha denied
Washington Daily News

Merritt bests own 300 record
 Former East Carolina athlete who won gold in the 400 last summer in Beijing, surpassed his own mark of 31.31

Raleigh News & Observer

June 7, 2009
Pirate Gameday
Children's Awareness Memorial Day
National Cancer Survivors Day
Barefoot Sunday
Orthodox Pentecost (Orthodox)
Strawberry Moon
Trinity Sunday (Christian)
Write to Your Father Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 386
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Another game, another dicey spot

BVL Post-game Audio: Billy Godwin & Players
-BVL Box Score : North Carolina 10, East Carolina 1
-BVL : NCAA Chapel Hill Super Regional Schedule

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Falls In Super Regional Opener 10-1
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Pirate Gameday Central

From tarheelblue.com
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White Pitches Carolina Past Pirates In Opener
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Photo Gallery
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Postgame Notes
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Postgame Quotes
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NCAA Chapel Hill Super Regional Central

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH bats come alive
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Tar Heels' pitching dominates
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White stymies Pirates
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Photo gallery

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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White, UNC-CH make the most of opportunities
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Heels deliver knockout blow in the sixth

Seven-run sixth lifts UNC-CH over ECU
New Bern Sun Journal

From Greenville Daily Reflector
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Not-so-Super start- ECU falls in opener
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White wows Boshamer crowd

Baseball- Heels take super regional opener
Daily Tar Heel

It's about more than baseball for ECU fans
Fayetteville Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Holtz finds a home with Pirates
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Letters to editor: Morris provided ECU motivaion

From scout.com (sub req'd)
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UNCCH-ECU- Instant Analysis
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Okoye Houston Scores 2 C-USA Offers
  East Carolina and Marshall have offered me.

Chooljian ends career on an (exhausting) high note
Eagle Tribune

Fatal car crash still haunts Garcia
Greensboro News Record

June 6, 2009
"Paint it Purple" Gameday
Anniversary - D-Day
Cheer Coach Day
Do-Dah Parade
National Trails Day

Kevin Brandt Named Freshman All-American
ecupirates.com

From tarheelblue.com
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North Carolina's NCAA Super Regional Notes (PDF)
Friday Audio (mp3): Fox | Ackley | White
-Complete Super Regional Schedule
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NCAA Interactive Bracket
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Follow The Diamond Heels On Twitter.com

Chapel Hill Weekend Weather Forecast
weather.com

Baseball coverage maps: June 6-7
espn.com

From Greenville Daily Reflector
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One step away from Omaha
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After winning at home, ECU looks to take next step
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Local coach has ties to Super Regional skippers

ECU athletics Is on the rise. He's a big reason why
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Pirates, Heels set to square off in Super Regional
Kinston Free Press

ECU seeks respect in showdown vs. Tar Heels
Charlotte Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels-Pirates- A banner series
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Photo gallery- UNCCH and ECU baseball practices

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UNCCH-ECU- Who has the edge?

No. 14 Pirates two wins away from Omaha
Washington Daily News

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Friends, rivals- Fox, Godwin set the tone for series
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Super Regional still could come down to UNC's pitching against ECU's hitting

Tar Heels set for invading Pirates
Winston Salem Journal

Heels hope experience will make difference
Greensboro News-Record

Coaching Staff, Facilities Impress Martin
scout.com

Weekly recruiting roundup
  Dunbar (DC) defensive tackle Charles Tillman picked up an offer from East Carolina last week

Baltimore Sun

Wildcats one win away from state title
  East Carolina signees Wooten and Gourley, the two-headed monster for the Warriors that has terrorized opponents all year

Statesville Record & Landmark

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Krispy Kreme Remote)
Bonesville.net

Archaeologists find Confederate cannons
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

June 5, 2009
National Doughnut Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Pirate skipper thinks like a Fox

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Joe Maverick)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates, Tar Heels To Kickoff At 12 Noon
-Johnson Named NCCSIA All-State
-Pirate Gameday Central

ECU relievers shut door
Greenville Daily Reflector

Maness to open Super Regional at Chapel Hill
Kinston Free Press

No. 14 Pirates on a Roll(er)
Washington Daily News

ECU wants to make UNC-CH uncomfortable
Greensboro News Record

Roller, East Carolina one step closer to Omaha
Richmond County Daily Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pirates can pitch a little, too
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ECU-UNCCH football set for noon

Moment In The Sun
  The East Carolina-North Carolina super regional marks a milestone for the state

Baseball America

Super regionals- Coaches give their insight
Yahoo! Sports

Under Pressure: Simmons, East Carolina's sophomore closer, has been getting it done this season with game on the line
Winston-Salem Journal

Ashbrook grad Harris has had big moments before
Gaston Gazette

Best-Of -Three winner will move on to CWS
Tar Heel Daily

EWHS teammates lean on each other
  Life-long friends and fellow East Carolina signees have been living examples for their teammates to follow.

Goldsboro News-Argus

Ravens draft pick Drew agrees to three-year deal
Baltimore Sun

A tossed shoe helped FSU earn a win in '84
Tallahassee.com

June 4, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Gold: Nuggets of Gold
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More than pride at stake this time
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Bob Orr)

Track Reveals 2009-10 Signing Class
ecupirates.com

Harris' heroics
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pirates seeking respect
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It's Heels' pitching vs. ECU hitting
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Father-son combo a hit for Tar Heels

From tarheelblue.com
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Chapel Hill Super Regional Sold Out
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North Carolina's NCAA Super Regional Notes (PDF)
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NCAA Chapel Hill Super Regional Central

North Carolina hosts heated foe East Carolina
Yahoo! Sports

Ex-Little Lion Homan making most of his cuts at East Carolina
Centre Daily Times

Gabe Henderson Has Busy Summer Schedule
  "I will be going to East Carolina this Sunday for a one day camp.

superprep.com

The key for the non-BCS: Just win
espn.com

June 3, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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The Immaculate Rejection

-O'Brien
: Pirate Notebook No. 385
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Pirates' lifeline came from the ‘pen

-BVL : ECU on the march in polls
-BVL : NCAA Chapel Hill Super Regional Schedule
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Billy Godwin, D. O'Brien)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Ranked In Top 15 In Three Polls
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Chapel Hill Super Regional Ticket Update

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Gamecocks give credit to East Carolina's home crowd
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Friendship most valuable assist for player

Godwin, Pirates savor comeback win
Kinston Free Press

Humble Whitehead crowned regional MVP
Washington Daily News

ECU takes Greenville Regional in Comeback style
The East Carolinian

Ashbrook product comes through for Pirates
Gaston Gazette

Mincey’s weekend keeps East Carolina on road to Omaha
Wilmington Star-News

From Rivals.com
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Power Shift
  East Carolina made a late comeback and is one of three C-USA teams playing in NCAA super regionals.

Devin Harris' game winning hit

From Baseball America
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Harris Lifts Pirates To Showdown With Tar Heels
  "ECU validated hosting," South Carolina coach Ray Tanner said. "They were the best team here."

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Super Regional Preview podcast

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Regional title gives Pirates a boost
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Matchup has NC flavor
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PIRATES VS. TAR HEELS IN 2009

Tar Heels prepare for Pirates' potent bats
Charlotte Observer

Dynamic era for area's best comes to close
Vineland Daily Journal

June 2, 2009
National Bubba Day
National Leave The Office Early Day
Saint Erasmus Day
Yell "Fudge" at Cobras in North America Day

From Bonesville.net
Bailey: LeClair's dream one step closer to reality
-Myatt: Super finish sends ECU to super regional
-BVL Box Score
: East Carolina 10, South Carolina 9 (10)
BVL Audio: ECU Post-game Press Conference
BVL Audio: USC Post-game Press Conference
-BVL
: NCAA Greenville Regional Scoreboard
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Boys & Girls Club)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Rallies To Greenville Regional Title

  Trent Whitehead Named Regional Most Outstanding Player

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Letters Of Mack Returns

Supermen- ECU rallies past Gamecocks
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates advance in dramatic fashion
Kinston Free Press

ECU escapes, advances to Super Regionals
Washington Daily News

ECU rallies late to take regional
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Crushing loss to ECU ends USC's season
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Pirates expose holes in USC bullpen
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Notes- Regional bids more merit-based

From the Anderson Independent
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ECU ends Gamecocks' season
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ECU, Godwin get creative with pitching staff
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TV hasn't been college baseball friendly

USC loses late lead, gets eliminated by East Carolina
Spartanburg Herald-Journal (AP)

From tarheelblue.com
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Heels To Host ECU In NCAA Super Regional
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Super Regional Ticket Information
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Complete Super Regional Schedule
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NCAA Interactive Bracket

June 1, 2009
Greenville Regional Championship Monday
National Go Barefoot Day
Whitmonday
Birthday - Marilyn Monroe (actress)
Anniversary - CNN
Anniversary - Heimlich Maneuver

From Bonesville.net
O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 384
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House that LeClair built will be rocking

-BVL Box Score: East Carolina 8, South Carolina 6
-BVL Box Score
: East Carolina 16, Binghamton 9
-BVL
: NCAA Greenville Regional Schedule & Scores

From ecupirates.com
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Long Ball Lifts Pirates , 8-6
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Pirate Gameday Central

Staying alive- East Carolina holds off South Carolina 8-6
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Kinston Free Press
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Brandt pitches ECU past Gamecocks
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Pirates pull away from Binghamton to advance

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ECU forces deciding game with Gamecocks
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NCAA Greenville Regional

Top-seed Pirates slam Gamecocks
Washington Daily News

Pirates Sink Gamecocks, Force Decisive Game Monday
Baseball America

USC confident with Brown today
Charleston Post-Courier

From the Columbia (SC) State
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ECU beats USC, forces regional finale
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USC must follow ECU lead, turn the tables
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Notes- Georgia heroics helped Brown earn the mound
  Former USC basketball coach Dave Odom attended Saturday's game against East Carolina as a guest of ECU athletics director Terry Holland.

From the Anderson Independent
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Big inning keeps ECU in the hunt
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USC falls to East Carolina
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Greenville Regional- Day 3's final thoughts

Bearcats disarmed in NCAA baseball tournament
Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin

Final game for Millville's Mike Trout
Philadelphia Inquirer

 

June 30, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
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Duke tackle pushes his game
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Blue Devils making dramatic recruiting strides
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Business lawsuits vex ex-Duke stars

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Wolfpack lands fullback; Tar Heels losing recruits
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Sports Briefs- Wolfpack's Irving in good condition after leg surgery
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New era dawns at Wimbledon
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Mayfield's legal fight against his NASCAR suspension makes potential comeback less likely

From the Columbia (SC) State
-ACC quarterbacks lack star power
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USC associate AD resigns
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Positive buzz returns to SEC preseason

From the Anderson Independent
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Higher profiles trigger greater expectations for SEC hoops
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The road to the ACC’s championship game is the one less traveled

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Kicker Wooten decides to leave UNC-CH
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New coach Kee scrambles to prepare FSU for season

'Maynor Moments' were the norm for four years
Richmond Times Dispatch

The men behind Cavman
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack lands Ga. pair
-Tar Heels take care of roster surplus
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Time running out for Canes

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Future U.S. soccer stars train vs. Dynamo at Bryan Park
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Stewart's son strides along Payne's Pinehurst path

Private donations a mixed bag for NC universities
News14.com

Kentucky seeks to move Billy Gillispie lawsuit
El Paso Times

June 29, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Brazil's rally shatters U.S. dreams
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U.S. making progress despite loss
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Pack's Irving hurt in wreck
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Irving's return crucial
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No joke, there's a U.S. national football team
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U.S. collegiate team starts strong

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Money for ACC museum 'wasteful,’ Berger says
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N.C. State linebacker Irving breaks leg in a car accident

From the Charlotte Observer
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Signs point to Felton's return
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Spin, then win? Works for Joey Logano

USC walk-on pleads, pays fine
Columbia (SC) State

UA could learn from Fla. State's experience
Birmingham News

Roundtable - What's the best non-BCS program?
College Football News

June 28, 2009

Jazz pick brings secret ties to coach Jerry Sloan
StandardNet

David Reaves' personality is asset in many ways
The Tennessean

From the Greensboro News-Record
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UNCG AD Bobb takes one for the team
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Tony Stewart chases Dale Jr. in merchandising race

US excited to have chance to play Brazil in final
Durham Herald-Sun

Soccer fans have something to get excited about
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Ex-college stars from S.C. aid U.S. soccer
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William Perry- Larger than life
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USC hopes grant will boost edge at home

Former UNC-CH teammates square off in Carolina League
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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ACC football hopes to challenge SEC
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Bobcats draw interest

June 27, 2009

Jazz draft pick Eric Maynor completes quick turnaround trip
  During the interview, Maynor passed along a "hello" to coach Jerry Sloan from his father, George, a former East Carolina player who was cut in training camp

33 KDAF-TV (AP)

USC Upstate's Payne gets two-year contract extension
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Isles take Tavares

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Inactive Canes need to do something
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Hansbrough has big fan
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Henderson a pro

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers vets eager to see Peppers back in uniform
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Henderson aims to improve game with Bobcats
-
Coach- Warriors will keep Curry

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Hyman earns 5-year extension
-
Morris- Race for first offer turns absurd

From the Roanoke Times
-
Money matters hit state schools' athletic programs
-
Ex-Cavs AD Copeland earns Hall of Fame induction

Offseason problems don’t discourage Pitt's Wannstedt
Houston Chronicle

June 26, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-Bobcats select Duke's Henderson at No. 12
-
Warriors dash Curry's Knick dreams

Bobcats grudgingly pick Blue Devil
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
ACC has 7 first-rounders
-Canes seeking size
-New Devil serious about workouts
-
NCSU builds on success

Preview 2009 - NC State Wolfpack
College Football News

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
S. Carolina lineman commits to Pack
-
Eric Maynor's dreams come true when Jazz select him at No. 20

Hokies assistant coach Newsome home and recovering
Hampton Roads Daily Press

FIU Cuts Band, Cheerleaders
justnews.com

Fan's estate may save UNO athletics
New Orleans Times Picayune

Clemson shortstop Miller makes national team
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Goodell seems in no hurry to decide on Vick's reinstatement
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Alabama files appeal to NCAA over 21 vacated football wins
Greenville (SC) News

New conditioning coach brings different approach
Columbia (SC) State

June 25, 2009

Williams to leave Devils
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke loses guard Williams

-
Bad break for Duke
-
Bilas rates N.C. prospects
-
Hansbrough 'underdog' no more
-
Jordan's son leaves Illinois program

Former Furman stars help U.S. pull off shocker
Anderson Independent

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats must wait for early chips to fall
-
Great pick is steak, not sizzle
-
Worst draft class since at least 2006
-Curry shopping Big Apple, where he hopes his future lies
-Two twists in Peppers saga
-
Football's good to C.J. Leak again

USC football in prime time twice to open season
Columbia (SC) State

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
Russell Wilson a man for all seasons at N.C. State
-
Krzyzewski is highest-paid employee at Duke at $3.6 million

Family ties help shape UVa staff
Roanoke Times

From ESPN.com
-
BCS rejects Mountain West's playoff proposal
-ESPN releases September televised games

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
-
LSU claims sixth College World Series
-
Mitchell, LSU take control early
-
Ochinko delivers after move to clean-up

LSU crushes Texas 11-4, takes college baseball title
H
ouston Chronicle

June 24, 2009

Ranking the nonconference schedules- The ACC
  The Alabama game is heavyweight, and the Hokes get Nebraska in Blacksburg and travel to East Carolina—probably the most talented non-BCS team—on a Thursday

SportingNews.com

Hokies Quietly Filling Out Future Football Schedules
TechSideline.com

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Virginia Tech sells out its allotment of tickets for Alabama game
-
Picking a Tribe mascot- Animal, vegetable or mineral?

Pack shores up in-state recruiting efforts
Fayetteville Observer

Texas drops LSU to force do-or-die Game 3 in Series
H
ouston Chronicle

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
-On to Game 3
-
Best-of-three format lacks some drama
-
Tough for Rosenblatt’s son to say goodbye

NO GEAUX
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Lawson a tough pick
-
Final Four MVPs no lock in NBA
-
Probe finds no fault in student's death

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Duke's Henderson gets ready for big night on Thursday
-
Tar Heels prepare for challenges, 100th anniversary

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats mull options for No. 12 pick in draft
-
May needs a fresh start, someplace else
-
Bilas- Take Williams over Henderson

Curry, Teague, Lawson expected to go high
Winston Salem Journal

June 23, 2009

Glover's impressive U.S. Open win makes him one of state's best champs
Anderson Independent

Upstate native Glover wins US Open by two strokes
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
-LSU outlasts Texas in 11 innings
-LSU takes page from Texas blueprint

From the Houston Chronicle
-
LSU tops UT in 11th inning in opener of Series finals
-College athletic departments keeping eyes on budgets

Future looks bright for Virginia baseball
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Pack lands state's top receiver
Fayetteville Observer

Vanderbilt coach Johnson named to Furman hall
Columbia (SC) State

Kelly gets extension
C
incinnati Enquirer

Henderson or Williams - who's the pick?
Charlotte Observer

Seidenberg unlikely to return
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
Big NASCAR names and teams on outside looking in
-
Kahne's win masks serious issues at RPM

June 22, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
A Tiger (no, not that one) could end up with the title
-An extra day, extra drama
-
Kahne finally king of the road
-Recruit's team-playing skills belie his ranking
-
Talent, humility helping Curry in draft

Florida football favorite in preseason publications
Mobile Press-Register

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Recruiting- USC picks up fourth pledge of week
-
Going global- Gamecock players find success overseas
-
Players can get paid well, when paid at all

Newsome undergoes heart surgery
Roanoke Times

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Latest test for Texas in Series- LSU starting tonight
-
LSU’s Mainieri makes fast work of rebuilding job

June 20-21, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
This Father's Day, more than ever, I want to be like Dad
-
Point guard prospects shun Bobcats 

Tar Heels lacked poise
Raleigh News & Observer

June 19, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Sun Devils slam Tar Heels
-
Ackley goes out swinging
-
Heels, Gore get ESPN experience
-
Lowe, Fowler envision progress

June 18, 2009

Virginia eliminated in heartbreaker
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Small Cavs ousted
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
CWS coaches juggle rotations
-
Canes ponder free agents

Harvey takes mound for Tar Heels against Sun Devils, and one team won't advance
Durham Herald-Sun

ACC football championship returns to prime-time television
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Additonal football expansion could be coming soon to CAA
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

General Motors extends cuts to Sprint Cup teams
Charlotte Observer

June 17, 2009

Horns, Heels advance behind big bats
MLB.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Ackley tops charts
-
Heels set winning tone with relaxed bus ride
-
Pack's Wilson doubling up this summer
-
Canes goalie Ward still giving back

Rupp’s 2 homers lead UT over Ariz. St. in World Series
Houston Chronicle

College World Series Notebook- Cleats causing turf to be 2 different colors
Winston Salem Journal

Small Cav makes big impact
Roanoke Times

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Clemson soccer coach resigns following arrest
-
Terrapin will transfer to Gamecocks

Duke bolsters line with Tarboro's Cofield
Fayetteville Observer

Coach trades budget woe for Wake
Greensboro News-Record

BCS change expected to go before presidents committee next week
Greenville (SC) News

News Roundup - The BCS Playoff Proposal 6/17
College Football News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Raising Arizona good move by Fox
-
WR Stallworth pleads guilty, gets 30 days in jail

June 16, 2009

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Tar Heels' road to CWS crown got tougher, but it's certainly not an impossible task
-
Warren braces for Eagles

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Heels not ready to pack it in
-Early CWS exit would leave Heels wanting
-
'Mo' back for more
-
Forwards hold key to ACC
-
USGA gambles in 2014

Pinehurst to host back-to-back U.S. Opens in 2014
Fayetteville Observer

U.Va. rallies to bring down Titans in College World Series
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
U.Va. avoids elimination
-
Notebook- Pitching huge in Cavs' win
-
Virginia Tech adjusts to economy

POWERBALL
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Charlotte Observer
-
N.C. State's two-sport star
-
Duke plucks coveted offensive lineman

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Clemson's Purnell agrees to extension
-
Clemson WR Ford injured while running track
-
Context adds to USC's .500 feat

Georgia's Shaw has tools to be USC's next athletic QB
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

BCS change likely not on agenda at commissioners meeting
Greenville (SC) News

Alabama, Auburn raise football season ticket prices
Birmingham News

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Return to the Top- Lakers showed a new maturity on way to title
-
Stock-car teams facing some big financial problems
-
Teague leaving Deacons for pros

June 15, 2009

Tar Heels drop opener in Omaha in 10th
Raleigh News & Observer

Tar Heels open CWS with loss to Sun Devils
Durham Herald-Sun

Big blow to Tar Heels' CWS hopes
Fayetteville Observer

Arizona State, Texas move on at CWS
MLB.com

Virginia faces Titans' staff ace in College World Series
Roanoke Times

Cavs turned on by switch
Hampton Roads Daily Press

LSU to throw an ace at upstart Arkansas
New Orleans Times Picayune

Preview 2009 - Virginia Tech Hokies
College Football News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Running on empty, Martin wins another
-
Kobe, Lakers reign once again

Miller hoping to pile up sacks for WVU
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Brian Gay goes wire to wire to win St. Jude Classic
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 14, 2009

Arkansas, LSU win on first day in Omaha
MLB.com

Painful beginning
  LSU uses two big home runs to make the Cavaliers' CWS debut a frustrating one.

Hampton Roads Daily Press

UVa can't stop Ochinko
Roanoke Times

Fox says mistakes could doom UNC-CH in opener
Durham Herald Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Tar Heels have special feeling
-Cutcliffe serves up hope for Blue Devils

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Will money coax Peppers to play?
-
All-observer Baseball team
-
Pinehurst will host 2 Opens in 2014

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Spurrier- 'I think we've got a team on the verge, I really do.'
-
Tanner's eyes turn to 2010

UNO coach leaving for Wake Forest
New Orleans Times Picayune

Fla. attorney general- NCAA must release letter
Houston Chronicle

WVU defense could be better than 'OK'
Charleston (WV) Gazette

ODU picked a fine time to build a program
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Floyd came close to being Clemson's coach instead of Purnell
Greenville (SC) News

June 13, 2009

Lots of layers to UVA-LSU
  UVA will open the season with a three-game series at East Carolina in 2010 and ECU will return the favor in 2011

C
harlottesville Daily Progress

U.Va. coach O'Connor takes his winning team home
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Cavaliers loose and ready
-
Michael Vick released by Falcons

Heels want to win, but aren't searching for validation on fourth trip to Omaha
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Tar Heels to face stout pitching
-
GM cuts off teams in 2 NASCAR series

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
College World Series brings out the best
-
College World Series previews
-
Rose Bowl moves to ESPN

Penguins beat Red Wings, 2-1, in Stanley Cup thriller
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

June 12, 2009

From the Birmingham News
-
University of Alabama is placed on 3 years' probation for textbook violations in 16 sports
-
Alabama President Robert Witt on the NCAA's textbook rulings- "They in no way affect the ability of our football team to compete fully."
-
Vacated wins more common NCAA penalty

Preview 2009 - Virginia Tech Hokies
College Football News

U.Va. task force proposals served as a call to arms
Richmond Times Dispatch

Virginia's freshman ace ready to take on LSU
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Architecture student helps build U.Va. Cavs into champions
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Fox's leadership one key to Tar Heel Baseball's success
Ventura County Star (AP)

Tar Heels fans gather to send off team to Omaha
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
Postcard from Omaha- Tar Heels focus on unfinished business
-
College football notes- Appalachian State will play series with two other FCS powers

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Omaha-bound and feeling fearless
-
Search on for NCHSAA leader
-
A lesson in perspective
 N.C. State players spend time with wounded Marines to see people who 'are really special'

LSU, Virginia baseball coaches share bond
USA Today

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Omaha has distinct roar when LSU in town
-
SOMETHING ABOUT MAINIERI

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
USC funds up even as football ticket sales dip
-
South Carolina's Tanner waits for draftee choices
-
Leggett awaits pitchers' signals

June 11, 2009

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Tar Heels turn focus from draft to title chase
-
Wait pays off for Warren, Freiman
-
Decision on Coach K's USA return expected in July

White yearns to take final step
Raleigh News & Observer

Catcher keeps Cavs' energy up
Hampton Roads Daily Press

NCAA will force Alabama to vacate football wins, but not lose future scholarships
Birmingham News

Preview 2009 - South Carolina Gamecocks
College Football News

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
UNCG will host four ACC teams and ECU
-
Petty says NASCAR in 'survival mode' now

Darlington to honor Yarborough, Pearson
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Former coach says Vick should get chance to play again
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Seven in-state NBA first-rounders- Maybe
-
Hansbrough- I'm not just a 'hard worker'
-
Canadian Lee makes strides with Panthers

Wife's cancer turns pro golfer Mickelson's life upside down
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 10, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH's Breland has lymphoma
-
Series goes to Game 7
-
Bankruptcies cast a shadow over auto racing

Cleveland's catch- White drafted in first round
Greenville Daily Reflector

Cleveland Indians select pitcher Alex White
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Series of emotions
 College World Series: U.Va. vs. LSU, 7 p.m. Saturday, ESPN

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Colleges could miss a profit center if media guides are eliminated
Greenville (SC) News

Fish still not biting at Big Rock
New Bern Sun Journal

Gaffe at ESPN may hit Tennessee football coach Lane Kiffin
 Tennessee football coach Lane Kiffin may have committed a sixth NCAA secondary recruiting violation since his hiring, this one resulting from a segment featuring him on ESPN's "Outside the Lines."

Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 9, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Ackley, White await MLB draft
-
Baseball America's top 50 N.C. players

UNC-CH to face Arizona State on Sunday
Durham Herald-Sun

Virginia opens CWS play at 7 p.m. Saturday against LSU
Hampton Roads Daily Press

FRIENDS & FOES
New Orleans Times Picayune

Texas ousts TCU, advances to College World Series
Houston Chronicle

Tigers reached disappointing end, but solid core of success remains
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Five question for Clemson baseball in 2010
-
USC commitment could go high in MLB draft
-
Vols reviewing another potential violation

HAWKS HOOPS- Seen and Heard
 Fields, who sat out last season after transferring from East Carolina, has improved his body in the past year. He's added weight and upper body strength

Wilmington Star-News

51st Big Rock tourney begins off N.C. coast
Greenville Daily Reflector

ODU football to use virtual-reality program in seat selection
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Panthers' run game gets a key cog back
Charlotte Observer

June 8, 2009

Virginia, Southern Miss advance to College World Series for first time
SI.com

Debuts mark College World Series field
MLB.com

Super review- CWS newcomers steal spotlght
Yahoo! Sports

College Blog
Baseball America

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Heels headed to Omaha
-
This team could be special
-Tar Heels' seniors go 4-for-4
-
Pack's Hill wins Nicklaus Award

Tar Heels' Warren masterful in Super Regionals
New Bern Sun Journal

On to Omaha ... Again- Ackley, Warren send UNC-CH past ECU
Winston-Salem Journal

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
UNC-CH gets another easy win over ECU
-
The Tar Heels' seniors carry their weight

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
Tar Heels beat East Carolina 9-3 to reach College World Series
-
Seahawks pitching might take a hit in MLB draft

Tigers won't be awestruck in Omaha
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Anderson Independent
-
ASU ends Clemson's season with 8-2 NCAA super regional win
-
Coaches embracing Twitter for an inside feed on programs’ inner workings

Clemson baseball season is over
Columbia (SC) State

ASU sweeps Clemson to reach Omaha
Arizona Daily Star

Cavaliers advance to Omaha
Roanoke Times

TCU forces Game 3 with Texas in super regional
Houston Chronicle

NCAA response to Fla. State appeal kept secret
Greenville (SC) News

College football playoff proposal politely rejected
Birmingham News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Stewart wins 1st Cup points race as owner
-
Tiger has all answers with record 4th Memorial win
-
Lakers survive after Magic miss layup

June 7, 2009

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Virginia one win away from first College World Series
-
Outside limelight, Cavaliers thriving

Clemson falls to Arizona State in Game 1 of NCAA super regional
A
nderson Independent

Sun Devils beat Clemson to open super regional
Arizona Daily Star

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
$8 million goes to athletic subsidies
-Pack feeling good, finally
-Pack finds trove of sports memorabilia
-Summer Bird pulls Belmont upset
-Wings rout Penguins, take series lead

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Chances slim for Peppers trade
-
On Jordan's Watch
-
Arkansas ousts FSU, moves to College World Series

Texas beats TCU 10-4 in super regional opener
Houston Chronicle

Little rest with new SEC football schedule
Columbia (SC) State

ACC INSIDER- Something to look forward to, football fans
Wilmington Star-News

NASCAR notes- Pole-sitter Stewart wrecks car, will start in back of field
Greensboro News-Record

June 6, 2009

Super Regionals kick off with walk-off
mlb.com

Cavs drop opener on Ole Miss homer
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia, Florida State drop series openers
Raleigh News & Observer

Leggett rebounds from personal tragedy, has Clemson back in hunt
Columbia (SC) State

Heat's on the Tigers in desert
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Tigers relish unfamiliar role
Anderson Independent Mail

The Road to Omaha
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

TCU, Texas want to add to rich baseball history
Houston Chronicle

NASCAR files countersuit against Mayfield
Charlotte Observer

June 5, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Ackley focusing on return trip to Omaha
-
N.C. Central football player turns self in
-
'No-charge zone' approved in basketball

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Bates and Moran lead Heels' bullpen into Super Regional showdown
-
Offensive lineman Stahl will not return to Tar Heels

Tar Heels' top pitcher deals with nagging health problems
  White expects to start opener of super regional

Burlington Times-News

Clemson between Arizona St. and College World Series
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Five questions for Virginia baseball
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Memphis fingerprints all over decisive series in Oxford this weekend
Memphis Commercial Appeal

GW Men's basketball to host Oregon State, Providence
  The Colonials will open the season at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, whom GW beat in their last NCAA tournament victory in 2006, and travel to East Carolina.

gwhatchet.com

Spreading the magic
  WVU's Stewart says 'off-season is the toughest time' for coaches

Charleston Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Curry, Henderson impress coaches at Bobcats workout
-
A college atmosphere felt at Bobcats workout
-
Panthers players honored to wait tables for charity
-
Marshall moving into top tier of prospects

June 4, 2009

Tar Heels' Michael takes early jump to college success
Burlington Times-News

Looking Ahead to the Super Regional
Carolina March

Gamecocks Defeat Not Unexpected
Columbia Free-Times

Tanner did an outstanding coaching job in 2009
Anderson Independent

Tigers take relaxed attitude into Arizona State Super Regional
Anderson Independent

Tigers two wins from Omaha despite absence of stars
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

How will Bucs RBs share load in '09?
  First-year running backs coach Steve Logan is still figuring out how a talented group of backs might best complement each other in the Bucs offense this fall.

tampabay.com

As K Academy tips off, Krzyzewski still undecided on coaching future with Olympic team
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Curry, Henderson, Green to work out for Bobcats
-
The Panthers' new tight end- An '08 pick
-
Sleeper of the Day, and a Big One

June 3, 2009

Getting back to full strength?
  With a bandage on his blistered right finger, North Carolina pitcher Alex White sounded confident Tuesday that he'd be ready to start Saturday's first game of the super regional between the Tar Heels and East Carolina.

Durham Herald-Sun

White to start for UNC-CH in opener
Winston Salem Journal

UNC-CH's Ackley focused on Pirates
BlueRidgeNow.com (AP)

Having fun along the way
Burlington Times-News

ACC again proves its baseball clout
Hampton Roads Daily Press

U.Va.'s Cavs feeling confident over streak of baseball wins
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Bittersweet ending for Gamecocks
Charleston Post Courier

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
5 questions for USC baseball next season
-
Morris- Better pitching holds key to USC improvement
-
USC baseball's 2010 projected starting lineup
-
Imposing arms await Tigers in Tempe

Emergence of Clemson's Epps a Cinderella story
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
49ers remain on track for football
-
Fiammetta adjusting to life in NFL
-
Today's Sleeper- Georgia boy comes to Butler

Surfing the SEC on TV will change
Birmingham News

UNCW assistant Joe Redmond exits program
Wilmington Star-News

June 2, 2009

Pitching depth a concern for Tar Heels' Fox
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers rally to win NCAA regional
-
Phil Steele- USC has toughest schedule
-
Curtis causes Division I schools to take notice
-
Heart attack claims ex-Gamecock

Parker's big hit lifts Clemson past OSU to NCAA regional title
Anderson Independent

Surging Cavaliers young but confident
Hampton Roads Daily Press

UNCW BASEBALL- Gets verbal commitment
Wilmington Star-News

O'Brien wary of preseason picks
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers' Jarrett needs a breakthrough season
-
Charges against former Panther dropped

With veteran Skins tackle gone, three in the mix to fill void
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

AD has Campbell ready for future
Fayetteville Observer

UGA PAYS (A LOT) TO PLAY
  Georgia is paying a steep price to fill its non-conference schedule with games athletics director Damon Evans calls 'not as difficult a win.'

Atlanta Journal Constitution

June 1, 2009

Survive And Advance
  Ten teams punched their tickets to super regionals Sunday, while "if-necessary" games became necessary in six other regionals.

Baseball America

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Slams lift Tar Heels, Pirates
-
Tar Heels flashing Omaha look again

Tar Heels rip Jayhawks, advance to Super Regional
Durham Herald Sun

U.Va. advances to Super Regional
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers force winner-take-all finale with Cowboys
-
Chants come to screeching halt

College baseball- UNC-CH advances again; ECU still alive; Elon falls
Greensboro News-Record

Coleman unflappable in leading LSU
New Orleans Times Picayune

 

June 30, 2009

C-USA Makes History in Final 2009 Baseball Polls
conferenceusa.com

Rice has lead in NCAA initiative after lawsuit
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd finds prospect in well-known Fla. hotbed
-
Florida D back commits to Herd
-
Marshall's Schiffbauer places fifth in USA race

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Donations to Tiger fund set record
-
Matt Pilgrim's progress may bring him to Tiger basketball team

Beasley commits to play hoops at Tulane
Pensacola News Journal

Houston Rockets introduce former UCF star Jermaine Taylor, the franchise's top pick in the 2009 draft
Orlando Sentinel Blog

June 29, 2009

Early thoughts on C-USA football
Charleston Gazette

Lawsuit settled in death of Rice player
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marcum has had positive effect on MU athletics
-Memphis Tigers gearing up for renovated stadium
(AP)

Rebuilding year: U of M athletic facilities get refurbished
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Two leave USM baseball team
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Space Available
  The availability of Drillers Stadium after this season has spurred debate over whether TU could resurrect its baseball program. The school last fielded a team in 1980.

Tulsa World

June 28, 2009

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
After 40 years, Marcum retiring
-
Marshall drags feet on new scoreboard

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Big year for USM sports
-
Looking ahead, baseball Eagles look strong

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
It's official: Elliot Williams will play basketball for Memphis Tigers
-
Memphis Tiger basketball in shape to surprise

Podcast- UTEP football will start 0-4, true or false?
El Paso Times

June 27, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Four C-USA Men's Basketball Players Selected in NBA Draft
-
Jim Castañeda C-USA Postgraduate Scholarships Announced

Marshall's AD search includes Division II
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Golden Hurricane football hits Louisiana lottery
Tulsa World

Miami QB Strauss commits to Tulane
New Orleans Times Picayune

Ex-Tiger football players putting kids first
Memphis Commercial Appeal

A refusal to give up
Hattiesburg American

UTEP football coaching staff finishes recruiting tour
El Paso Times

June 26, 2009

University of Memphis Tigers' baseball schedule loaded
Memphis Commercial Appeal

2009 Conference USA Football Predictions
Locksmith Sports Picks

Will Cougars new-look basketball team lead to improved results?
Houston Chronicle Blogs

Williams could help Memphis
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Sacramento Kings select ex-Tiger Tyreke Evans
-
Choices for transferring guard Elliot Williams: Memphis, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Kentucky

FSU's Douglas goes in first round, UCF's Taylor to Houston
Orlando Sentinel

TU's Jordan eyes next year's draft
Tulsa World

All's quiet in Marshall athletic director search
Charleston Gazette

Marshall recruit wins Ohio junior amateur
Charleston Daily Mail

June 25, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Evans a sure bet in draft; ex-Tiger mates hopeful
-
Duke basketball freshman Elliot Williams to transfer closer to Memphis home

TU will play at Duke
Tulsa World

Greg Heiar Joins Basketball Staff as Assistant Coach
southernmiss.com

BYU coach, former UH player says cancer gone
H
ouston Chronicle

A year makes a 'world of difference'
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UCF's David Kelly talks about his dream of landing head coaching job at major college program
Orlando Sentinel Blogs

June 24, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
-Rhoades eager to begin making over UH athletics
-Can UH achieve growth in these belt-tightening times?
-Wayne Graham reflects on last season, incoming class

Sixth year should ease Tigers' Hudgens' pain
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Snyder 'excited'
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Snyder recalls glory days in Ironton
-
Royce is ranked

From the Hattiesburg American
-
OL Wilson leaves USM football team
-
Former Eagles given a shot in CFL

USM loses Ballinger to Sox
Jackson Clarion Ledger

UAB's Robert Vaden might not be drafted but could have NBA future
Birmingham News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Trimmed UCF athletics budget still leans on students
-UCF's Taylor about to realize lifelong basketball dream in NBA draft
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UCFAA approves $35.5 million athletic budget
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UCF men's basketball assistant Steve DeMeo accepts head coaching job at Newberry College

UCF’s DeMeo joins Newberry
Columbia (SC) State

Three Rice Track & Field Athletes Named Academic All-American
conferenceusa.com

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP's new athletic slogan plays on involvment in city
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UTEP grad Mendoza enjoys famed gained on show

June 23, 2009

From the Tulsa World
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TU, Wojcik reach new 6-year deal
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Q and A with Tulsa basketball coach Doug Wojcik

Tulsa adds six years to basketball coach's contract
H
ouston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd has spots to fill in recruiting
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Herd's Gibson, Wetzel into Single Wing hall

Ex-Trojan Williams likes U of M despite culture shock
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF men's golf coach Nick Clinard takes job at Auburn
Orlando Sentinel

Acadiana punter picks the Green Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

Women's Tennis Sign 4th Best Class in US
University of Central Florida

UAB Sports Briefs
UAB Kaleidoscope

June 22, 2009

From the Hattiesburg American
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Guardsmen take to Eagles
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Memories of USM baseball won't fade away
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Longtime friend, former teammate in attendance for Palmer's final game
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Eagles reach new heights

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Gray top cop of athletic department
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An NCAA compliance coordinator's work is never done

Herd pumping off-season iron
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tigers to get visit from Derrick Williams
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Former SMU golfer Enloe wins Nationwide Fort Smith Classic
Dallas Morning News

College football programs need to offer more chances to minority coaches
Orlando Sentinel

June 20-21, 2009

Antonio Anderson: Those Tigers wins are ours
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF gets on the bus, cuts sports budget
Orlando Sentinel

UCF Knights face challenging 2009 slate
Examiner.com

Rendon recovering from surgery
Houston Chronicle

Marshall AD job description
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

June 19, 2009

Solomon- Ex-Rice QB Clement trades CFL for 9-to-5
Houston Chronicle

UCF Coach Kirk Speraw shares how he would change NCAA rules to improve college hoops
Orlando Sentinel

Defensive line could have many uses for Tyson Gale
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Slate looking to improve
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More than 130 attend Little Herd Camp

Q&A with Marshall Football's Aaron Dobson
conferenceusa.com

UTEP Miner forward Moultrie named to United States Under-19 team
El Paso Times

June 18, 2009

Eagles return to more fanfare
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Corky's career ends in Omaha
Hattiesburg American

Conference USA East- Future Looks Bright
Bleacher Report

Healthy Jeremy Williams seeks big year
NewOrleans.com

C-USA Spirit of Service Spring Honorees Announced
conferenceusa.com

Evans is ready for arrival in Huntington
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Harvey leads off-season workouts
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Virginia tackle commits to Herd

Q&A with TU football coach Todd Graham
Tulsa World

June 17, 2009

From southernmiss.com
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Magical Season Ends With Loss to North Carolina in the College World Series
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Postgame Quotes from Southern Miss-UNCCH Contest
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Southern Miss-UNCCH Postgame Notes

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Heels tattoo Eagle hurlers
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Heels coach tips cap to Palmer's career
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Cohesive USM seniors savor final fling
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Palmer era ends as USM bows out with loss to UNC-CH

From the Hattiesburg American
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UNC-CH ends USM's Series dream, 11-4
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Dozier says playing in College World Series 'was the most exciting moment of my life'
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Southern Miss reports secondary violation

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Ackley sets CWS mark in Heel's 11-4 win
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Historic season one to remember
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USM bows out at CWS
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Southern Miss reports secondary violation

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Ackley leads Heels on record-tying 23-hit attack
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Golden Eagles 'didn't have an answer' for UNC-CH's offense

Athlon's Nos. 51-60
athlonsports.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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New locker rooms taking shape
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Marshall athletes making grade

Kinne has edge at TU
  Tulsa won't name a starting quarterback this summer, but coach Todd Graham did give a peek into the depth chart on Tuesday.

Tulsa World

ucfsports.com Photos of the Year
ucfsports.com

2009 C-USA Softball Season Recap
conferenceusa.com

June 16, 2009

Experienced UNC-CH meets newcomer Southern Mississippi
Omaha World-Herald

USM Faces UNC-CH in College World Series Elimination Game
southernmiss.com

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Ballinger faces biggest start of his life
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WIN OR GO HOME

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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USM-UNCCH Preview- Relievers ripe for redemption
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CWS Notebook- Lefty Schlagel's status iffy after turning ankle Sunday

Oh, for a strike
Hattiesburg American

Toughest Division in College Football
Sports Memo

C-USA Wins A National Title in the Men's Pole Vault
conferenceusa.com

SMU's Stewart golf center under construction
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd players break from conditioning for coaching
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Camps boost MU's bottom line
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Football lessons are paired with fun

Did UH, Rhoades strike a bargain?
Houston Chronicle Blog

From the Orlando Sentinel Blogs
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UCF-East Carolina football game time announced
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Former Kentucky player A.J. Stewart may be headed to UCF

Louisiana QB selects Hurricane
Tulsa World

June 15, 2009

Southern Miss drops a Heartbreaker in the World Series Opener
southernmiss.com

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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'Horns walk to win
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Longhorns, Eagles ride emotional 'coaster
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USM hits touted Texas relievers
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Close victories old hat for Texas

Bases-loaded walk gives Texas win over Southern Miss
Houston Chronicle

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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USM can't hold lead, drops 7-6 decision
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WALKS DOOM EAGLES

Houston gives MU tough act to follow
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From conferenceusa.com
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Rice's Jason Colwick Wins Second NCAA Pole Vault Title
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C-USA Picks Up Three All-America Honors During Day Two of NCAA Action.
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Mack Rhoades Tabbed to Head Houston Athletics

June 14, 2009

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Golden Eagles open CWS vs. storied 'Horns
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RBI machine Archer delivers time and again for Eagles
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CWS Notebook- Longhorns' Garrido- Experience 'overrated' in baseball

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles ready to play
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Omaha meets Eagles
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Clerk welcomes baseball fans to CWS championship hotel
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USM's Brunty pretty amazing for a freshman
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Texas outlasts opposing teams

USM ready for Texas' 'small ball"
Pensacola News Journal

This year, Cinderella dresses in black and gold
Delta Democrat Times

Golden Eagles soar into College World Series
The Mississippi Press

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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USM ready for UT
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Southern Miss enjoying the CWS spotlight

Tigers won't be down long
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
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Football lessons are combined with fun
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Hokies will 'white out' when they host Herd
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High praise for Marshall
  Kicking off Marshall University's search for Bob Marcum's successor as athletic director, one point was hammered Friday.

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Finances force athletic departments to cut back, move media guides online
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Marshall baseball is 'orphan program'
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Supporters say new AD should be multifaceted
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Training starts early

UTEP football players accused of assault, robbery
El Paso Times

June 13, 2009

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Palmer eager to get CWS started
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Golden Eagles get dose of karma from hotel assignment
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Frosh Brunty embodies USM's Cinderella tale
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Eustachy to USC?

From the Hattiesburg American
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Easy-going Eagles
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Cargill coming through in clutch in relief role for Golden Eagles
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USM pitcher feels late father's presence on mound
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Corky being Corky at CWS press conference

SOUTHERN MISS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Biloxi Sun Herald

Time apart leads Southern Miss brothers to CWS
San Antonio Express

SMU adds coaches to men's basketball program
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel Blogs
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Former UCF quarterback Nate Tice to walk on at Wisconsin
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Former UCF star Joe Burnett reaches three-year contract agreement with Pittsburgh Steelers

Bus makes rest stop in W.Va.
Charleston (WV) Gazette

June 12, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH names Akron's Mack Rhoades as new AD
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The time is now to get things done at UH
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Rhoades brings strong work ethic to build UH athletics
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New UH athletic director Rhoades- 'We will deliver'

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Comebacks normal for cardiac Eagles
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Notebook- 'Intense' Cargill delivers as closer

Golden Eagles leave for Omaha
Biloxi Sun Herald

Track & Field Has Solid First Day at NCAAs
conferenceusa.com

CFB Pre Season Rankings 81-90
athlonsports.com

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd coach battles health problems
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Draft omission baffles Herd center fielder

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Big Green scholarship donations down
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Riverside's Waiters commits to Herd

Finances discussed at Big Green event
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UCF player endures hours of pain to have tattoos celebrating his Samoan heritage put on his body
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane's Schaffer excited about Team USA trials
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the El Paso Times
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Two UTEP football players arrested in connection with a robbery
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Transfers look to find their place on UTEP football team

June 11, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Baseball College World Series Notebook
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Three C-USA Players Named Pro-Line Athletic/NCBWA All-Americans
 ECU's Wood, Rice's Rendon and USM's Davis Honored

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C-USA Has 21 Players Selected So Far in MLB Draft
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Three C-USA Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-America Honors

UCF wants to curtail details until ruling in Ereck Plancher wrongful-death suit
Orlando Sentinel

From the Hattiesburg American
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Corky Palmer hears from governor
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Crowd cheers Golden Eagles' return

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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USM relishes putting trusty Dozier on roster
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Eagles get first taste of Rosenblatt on Friday
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Eagles tops at turning 2
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Woody movin' on up to press box

USC associate AD emerges as favorite in UH search
Houston Chronicle

Finances slow search for new AD
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Oakland selects Thundering Herd pitcher Straily
Charleston Daily Mail

The Quad Countdown- No. 83 UTEP
New York Times

June 10, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Southern Miss to Face Texas in College World Series Opener
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40 C-USA Athletes Set For NCAA Action

From the Hattiesburg American
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Golden Eagles win- Team effort, no doubt
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Surviving dogpiles new experience for Eagles
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And the survey said ...
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USM sells all of its CWS tickets

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Dozier might be added to CWS roster
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Notebook- McInnis to start opener; 700 tickets snapped up

It's a family affair for Ewings
Biloxi Sun Herald (AP)

From the Houston Chronicle
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Next athletic director a difficult hire for UH
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Southern Miss’ ‘best player’ could return for CWS

MU Hall of Fame to induct eight
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Herd recruit released from jail
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Cliff McCray's return to UCF's football program becomes a brother act
Orlando Sentinel

June 9, 2009

Three C-USA Players Named NCBWA Freshman All-Americans
 Rice's Rendon and Tulane's Schaffer Named to First Team

conferenceusa.com

USM to play Texas at 6 p.m. on Sunday
Hattiesburg American

USM's incredible journey has all elements Hollywood loves
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

The Golden Eagles soar
Mobile Press Register

IMPROBABLE DREAM BECOMES EAGLES' REALITY
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Former Marshall football recruit released from jail
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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AD search hits full swing
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Marshall looks to cut cost of printing media guides
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Marshall gives 2nd chance to new hire

Six candidates become front-runners for AD job at UH
Houston Chronicle

TU continues to attract local football talent
Tulsa World

Tickets available for UTEP Miners' game at UT Austin
El Paso Times

Chat with Tigers reporter Dan Wolken on basketball at 11 a.m. today
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 8, 2009

From the Hattiesburg American
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Omaha Bound- Scrappy Eagles rally for historic win
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Southern Miss going to College World Series
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Notebook- Copeland rescues Eagles out of pen

Southern Miss Advances to College World Series
conferenceusa.com

Southern Miss punches ticket to CWS
Biloxi Sun Herald

So. Miss eliminates Florida
Gainesville Sun

Golden Eagles rally past Gators
Florida Today

Camp draws from far and wide
Huntington Herald Dispatch

UH lands two football commitments; plus, an in-depth look — literally — at the team
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Shawn Taggart hires agent; Tiger basketball career over
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Josh Pastner courts area talent

TU adds another transfer
  Tulsa basketball picked up UConn transfer Scottie Haralson on Sunday

Tulsa World

June 7, 2009

June 6 NCAA Super Regional Roundup
  Southern Miss Wins Opening Game of Gainesville Super Regional

conferenceusa.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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'We just never give up'
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Golden Eagles proved they are for real

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's season ends with 5-3 super regional loss to LSU

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Rice's Rendon leaves super regional with ankle injury

Dream trip 1 victory away for Eagles
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss strikes first against Florida
Florida Today

From the Tulsa World
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C-USA boss understands BCS access
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TU guard to have ACL surgery

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Josh Pastner's recruiting cred grows
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Meeting over, University of Memphis awaits NCAA decision

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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NCAA rules to blame for recruiting problems
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Recruit's brother makes trip to MU football camp

June 6, 2009

Rice opens super regional with 12-9 loss to LSU
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tigers get last laugh after bevy of bloopers
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New Alex Box has already become a hit

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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LSU going for knockout, Rice for survival
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LSU rallies in Game 1

Rice's Rendon Named NCBWA District VII Player of the Year
conferenceusa.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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Let the games begin
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Pitching will determine Eagles' future

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Improved Ballinger gets call
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Notebook- Golden Eagle fans flock to Gainesville

USM maintaining its focus in Super Regionals
The Mississippi Press

Gators seek Omaha trip
Gainesville Sun

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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AD group disappoints, lacks athletic backgrounds
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Herd may play Tar Heels
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Prospects slated for weekend MU camps

U of M pulls up hot seat at NCAA
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Conference USA approves major cost-cutting measures for all sports
Orlando Sentinel

TU guard to have ACL surgery
Tulsa World

June 5, 2009

SEC, CUSA baseball making mark in NCAA tournament
NewOrleans.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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Underdog Rice eyeing storybook finish against LSU
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Davies making calls instead of taking them
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UH pares list of candidates to fill AD position
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Super regional preview capsules

USM hopes to pitch way to Omaha
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
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Palmer gives USM players added motivation
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Dozier not expected to play, but still enjoying USM success
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USM baseball makes most of area talent

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Soaring Eagles size up Gators
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How Florida stacks up

SMU's Gansz will be honored at Naval Academy
Dallas Morning News

MU's AD search committee named
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall forms search committee to choose new AD
Charleston Daily Mail (AP)

MU hoops to face Tar Heels
Charleston
Gazette

Memphis Tigers fill out football coaching staff by hiring John Wozniak
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Another transfer for Tulsa?
Tulsa World

June 4, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Rice's Rendon Named National Freshman of the Year
  Four C-USA Players, including ECU's left-handed pitcher Kevin Brandt, Named to Collegiate Baseball's All-American Team

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C-USA Baseball Super Regional Notebook

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's Rendon named national freshman of the year
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Rice confident in its chances at super regional
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On to Baton Rouge for the Owls

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Dream weavers
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Palmer- Dozier won't play

Gamble pays off for Vollmuth, USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

Mountaineers, Herd need to 'play ball!'
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall's new band facility is questioned
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Dunn retires after 20 years

Herd and Heels to hook up in Hoops
wsaz.com

Pastner adds Murphy to finish staff
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 3, 2009

Upstart USM relishes trip to Gainesville
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles make history in Atlanta
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USM's Jefcoat transfers

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice recalls LSU's walk-off win with NCAA rematch near
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On to Baton Rouge for the Owls
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Ex-Rice QB Clement signs with Canadian team
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UH Notebook- Athletic director search is done in silence
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Proposed UH end zone facility- $38 million. Short list of AD candidates- priceless.

Marshall will need to ante up for next Atheletic Director
  Outgoing chief Bob 'Kayo' Marcum's salary is the lowest in Conference USA

Charleston Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd ballplayers busy this summer
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Memphis says no proof that player cheated
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C-USA alive in tournament

MU players set for summer leagues
Charleston Gazette

Conference USA is pinched any way you cut it
  In this economy, even schools from power athletic conferences feel the loss of state funding and decreases in alumni giving, corporate spending and licensing revenues. In Conference USA, where SMU resides, the crunch is felt even more.

Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Are Tigers finally paying the piper for hiring John Calipari?
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Memphis response to NCAA: Investigation finds no evidence Derrick Rose cheated
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Tigers find fit with French forward Martin Ngaloro
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U of M acknowledges violations by golf coach

Ex-UCF star Brandon Marshall catches a break from the NFL
Orlando Sentinel

June 2, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Three C-USA Baseball Teams Advance to Super Regionals for the First Time
  ECU, Rice and Southern Miss to Play for Regional Titles on Monday

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NCAA Baseball Super Regional Schedule and Television Information

  All Super Regional Games to Be Televised

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C-USA Coach of the Year Joi Williams Receives New Contact
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2009 C-USA Women's Tennis Recap
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UCF's Nick Clinard Named Men's Golf Regional Coach of the Year

Owls Defeat Kansas State 13-4 Monday Night To Advance To NCAA Super Regionals
uhcougars.com

From Houston Chronicle
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Rice tops K-State to advance to baseball super regional
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Shots from Rice's win at Reckling Park
Rice gets one step closer to Omaha

Rice's offensive barrage sends Kansas State packing
The Wichita Eagle

From southernmiss.com
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Southern Miss Wins NCAA Atlanta Regional, Advances to Super Regional for First Time in School History
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NCAA Gainesville Super Regional Information

Palmer, Golden Eagles soar into first Super Regional
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Gainesville bound
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Southern Miss advances to super regional with 12-8 victory

Jackets ousted from NCAAs
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Marshall football No. 95
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

What else can go wrong for Snyder?
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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C-USA presidents agree to league-wide changes
  Moves focus on budget, scheduling, postseason

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Green Wave implements money-saving measures

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF AD Keith Tribble says school is mulling budget cuts, major changes
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UCF rewards women's basketball coach Joi Williams with new 4-year contract

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Liberty Bowl wants to maintain SEC tie
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Tigers find fit with French forward Martin Ngaloro

2009 Tulsa Football Schedule
Tulsa World

June 1, 2009

May 31 NCAA Baseball Regional Roundup
  ECU, Rice and Southern Miss to Play for Regional Titles on Monday

conferenceusa.com

Jackets flip script, force final game
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tech rises, sinks USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

JACKETS TAKE TWO
Atlanta Journal Constitution

From the Houston Chronicle
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Wall keeps Rice alive with win over Kansas State
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Wall throws three-hit shutout to defeat Kansas State
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Rice wins, has mountain to climb to advance