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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

August 31, 2009
Love Litigating Lawyers Day
Anniversary - Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 395
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Pirates hold fast to a lesson learned

-BVL: East Carolina 2009 Football Schedule
-BVL: ECU 2008 Scores & Attendance

Pirates Blank Gardner-Webb, 4-0
ecupirates.com

GWU women's soccer falls to ECU
Shelby Star

Pirates' pass-catchers utilizing strength in numbers
Greenville Daily Reflector

Inside Scoop Articles: Terry Holland and The name game
Greensboro News Record

Bowl projections, Pre-Week 1
FOXSports.com

Here's what to look for in 2009
Raleigh News & Observer

There's still time – and talent out there for recruiters
Charlotte Observer

Webster Groves football team gets key transfer
  QB Desi Brown, an ECU commitment,  transferred from South Stanly High School to a HS in Missouri

St Louis Post Dispatch

August 30, 2009
"According to Hoyle" Day
More Herbs, Less Salt Day
National Sarcoidosis Awareness Day
Anniversary - Hurricane Katrina

Cherubini: One-on-One with Jay Ross
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Soccer Travels To Gardner-Webb
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Volleyball Falls To VCU, 3-1

ECU's Ross honors mother with degree, stellar play
Wilmington Star-News

Pirate front four ready to wreak havoc this fall
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pinkney wants to leave his mark
Washington Daily News

East Carolina charts new course as a potential BCS player
Greensboro News Record (AP)

Q&A with East Carolina QB Patrick Pinkney
SportingNews.com

Ranking the Non-BCS Conferences
  The league's BCS hopes are centered on Houston and East Carolina, but both are extreme long shots. Houston has the better chance of the two...

New York Times

20 teams to keep an eye on
Charlotte Observer

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Experienced Pinkney expected to lead ECU

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East Carolina Pirates team capsule

Two Future Pirates Shine In Futures Baseball Game At UNC-CH
WITN

August 29, 2009
"According to Hoyle" Day
More Herbs, Less Salt Day
National Sarcoidosis Awareness Day
Anniversary - Hurricane Katrina

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: One-on-One with Kevin Gidrey
-BVL
: O'Brien returns to Big Tailgate Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Nathan Summers)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Finish Final Fall Scrimmage
  The Pirates will take Saturday off before heading into game week preparations

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Moseley Promoted To Assistant Coach
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Volleyball Splits To Begin 2009 Season
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New Pirate To Perform At Football Games
  Plans Underway To Develop A More Permanent ECU-Styled Look For Future

Ruffin making presence felt in ECU’s backfield
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina hopes to be a giant killer again in 2009
Tulsa Beacon

Ker-Sean Wilson Looking To Open Eyes
  "I was able to go to camps at East Carolina and Virginia Tech this offseason. I liked both of them a lot. I really liked their facilities and coaching

SuperPrep.com (subscription)

Colleges target Cougars, Mounties
Asheville Citizen-Times

College Football Handicapping- Top 25 Surprises
Doc's Sports Service

August 28, 2009
Feast of Saint Augustine

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Attrition sometimes spins off benefits

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Larry Spell)

Skip Holtz Interview
pirateradio1250.com

Volleyball Serves Up 2009 Season In Richmond
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Taylor part of crowded receiving corps
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ECU defensive squad offers plenty of veteran mettle

August 27, 2009
Birthday - President Lyndon Baines Johnson (36th President)
Birthday - Mother Teresa

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: One-on-One with Dominique Lindsay
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Sen. Phil Berger)

Volleyball Approaches Turning Point In 2009
ecupirates.com

Five-Year Program Rankings - 41 to 60
College Football News

Hometown heroes
Gaston Gazette

August 26, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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ECU soccer reloads with new talent

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Mark Johnson)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holtz reinstates Bryant for start of ecu's season
  Holtz confirmed that highly-touted linebacker Justin Dixon is enrolled at East Carolina and began classes on Tuesday.

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The constant- Students share common goals at ECU

Pirates break camp with eyes on another C-USA title
News14.com

Terry Holland on NCAA reform
moneyplayerslog.com

Terry Holland Interview
pirateradio1250.com

Davon Drew - Sleeper in Deep Rookie Keeper Fantasy Football Leagues
4for4.com Fantasy Football Analysis

Stanley Bryant released from the Broncos
milehighreport.com

August 25, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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'Golden' boys mature and motivated

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz at close of preseason camp
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Randy Parker)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Complete '09 Preseason Camp
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Track And Field To Hold Walk-On Tryouts

From the East Carolinian
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ECU depth chart loaded with talent from top to bottom
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Wilson anchors battled tested defensive line

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Defense does it for ECU
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ECU needs fast start
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East Carolina by the numbers

Running back competition heats up for Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina uses last year as a learning tool
ESPN

ECU's Holtz, Camp Going Well But Still More Work To Do
North Carolina News Network

East Carolina Pirates rule the Conference USA seas
SBR Forum

East Carolina Pirates 2009 College Football Predictions, Picks & Odds
Sports-Odds.com

Profile: Vince McMahon
Stock Market Today

August 24, 2009

O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 394
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Season may hinge on special teams

Bonesville.net

Pirates Go Through Light Workout
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holtz wants less dancing from backs
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Freshmen, returning students welcomed
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Students should keep eyes open, parents say
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ECU hopes efforts keep students safe
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ECU Notes- NC Literary Review focuses on state's drama traditions

Wary Pirates will prepare for Edwards
Raleigh News & Observer

East Carolina expected to rule C-USA again
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From scout.com (sub req'd)
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Jackson Scheduling Visits
  “Two that I think I did well at were East Carolina and Rutgers,”

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Ofori Setting Visits
  "I also hear a lot from East Carolina and Penn State and I like them very much too.”

Defence lands bevy of recruits
  CFL's
Calgary Stampeders (3-4) have added defensive linemen Devone Claybrooks
Regina Leader-Post

Miss USA misses Top 5 cut in Miss Universe
Charlotte Observer

August 23, 2009

Lightning Halts Second Scrimmage
ecupirates.com

Rain sinks Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Wilson already has a sackful of honors
Washington Daily News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pirates' Pinkney a listener
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The sensational six
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How to fix the 'perfect game'

Miss USA goes NASCAR contesting Miss Universe
Nascar

August 22, 2009

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Come Back, Top VCU 2-1
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Light Workout Readies ECU For Scrimmage

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates hit Dowdy-Ficklen for second scrimmage
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Renovated Sigma Phi Epsilon house opens

ECU's Neal gets 2nd chance
Charlotte Observer

Ready to Go- ECU's Bryant waits for chance
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

Pirates in good hands with Hudson
Washington Daily News

UNC-CH not Pirates most important game
Examiner.com

Fast Merritt again golden
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Miss USA Kristen Dalton Tries To Become Miss Universe 2009
Starpulse.com

August 21, 2009
National Men's Grooming Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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'Shank' and crew long on experience

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Beverly Reep)

From ecupirates.com
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Athletic Training Alumni Save A Life
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Roller Named To Cape All-League Team
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ECU Continues Prep Work For Second Scrimmage

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Joseph relishing leadership role with the Pirates
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Professor's tiny salamander is a big discovery

JP Top 25: Preseason, part I
Raleigh News & Observer

New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans practice spate with altercations
 
Leach and Coleman both played at East Carolina.
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Texans, Saints exchange blows at training camp
Houston Chronicle

Metea Valley High School opens its doors
 
Director of fine arts Don Devany said the fight song is a modified version of East Carolina University's song. The lyrics were written for the Metea school
Aurora (IL) Beacon News

Smash and Dash- LenDale White now focused on the cash
USA Today

August 20, 2009
Birthday - President William Jefferson Clinton (42nd President)

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: One-on-One with Dwayne Harris
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Susanne Sartelle)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Return To Gridiron In Full Gear
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ECU Baseball To Hold Walk-on Tryouts
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Meet The Pirates Scheduled For Aug. 22

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates look to repeat in '09
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Pinkney pair- Like father, like son
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Best foot forward
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Residence halls open to ECU students today
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Ballard- Executive costs are in check

Bryant hopes to help ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Leach assault case continued
Fayetteville Observer

Darius Kilgo names three
 
Maryland and East Carolina have extended scholarship offers. "I have been talking to Maryland and East Carolina a lot lately as well
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

2009 Miss Universe- Miss USA Kristen Dalton Betting Odds
Sports-Odds.com

August 19, 2009
National Aviation Day
Birthday - President William Jefferson Clinton (42nd President)

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: One-on-One with Nick Johnson
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Walter Jones)

From ecupirates.com
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Holtz Shortens Pirates' Practice No. 13
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Wilson Named To Nagurski Award Watch List
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Trio Named To Lombardi Watch List

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Unhappy with intensity, Holtz boots team from field
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Frat house set to re-open after fire

East Carolina Pirates rule C-USA seas
SBR Forum

ECU's Jackson ready to see some action
Washington Daily News

ECU's Harris, O's fail to make a deal
Gaston Gazette

Harris, Roller to return to ECU
Kinston Free Press

Dangerous opener for East Carolina Pirates football
Examiner.com

Locals use military schools as football springboard
Business Gazette

August 18, 2009
Bad Poetry Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Roller, Harris spurn pros for a year

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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Swift defensive end 'Falls' Pirates' way

-BVL: Football Recruiting Thumbnails
Talk FM: Off to the Races Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (PCC)

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Returns To Work After Scrimmage
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Softball To Hold Walk-On Tryouts

Offensive line choices abound for Holtz and Co.
Greenville Daily Reflector

Dodge ready to muscle his way to big year
Washington Daily News

Pirates having leg trouble
Raleigh News & Observer

Vonta Leach to appear in Robeson court Tuesday
Fayetteville Observer

Robinson still hearing from CU, now hearing from ECU
Spartanburg Herald Journal

2009 East Carolina Gambling Odds
CappersPicks.com

All-Time Defensive Line- Full of NFL talent
Wilmington Star-News

August 17, 2009

O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 393
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Offense returning to full strength

Bonesville.net

ECU offense bolstered by return of healthy Harris
Greenville Daily Reflector

Ashbrook grad Harris still unsigned as contract deadline nears
 
Harris, chosen by the Orioles in the eighth round of June's major league draft, has already begun preparation for his junior year at East Carolina.
Gaston Gazette

Scout's Take- East Carolina OL commit
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

Recruiting- Three linemen consider Gamecocks
Columbia (SC) State

Garrard's protection shaky in preseason start
ESPN

August 16, 2009

Pirates Complete First Scrimmage
ecupirates.com

Pirates keep it simple at first preseason scrimmage
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pinkney shines for ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Position battles intensify at scrimmage
Washington Daily News

Pirates go through first scrimmage
Kinston Free Press

Pizzonia headed for East Carolina University
Medfield Press

This Ryan Miller can play music - but football?
Columbia (SC) State

August 15, 2009

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Prep For First Scrimmage Of Camp
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Soccer Downs UNCG 2-0 In Exhibition

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Johnson key component in Pirates' experienced defense
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Year of the QB in NC

Friday Roundtable- Making reservations for 2009's Cinderella ball
Yahoo! Sports

Local sports briefs
 
East Carolina University head football coach Skip Holtz moved former Richmond Senior player Norman Whitley from the rehabilitation list
Richmond County Daily Journal

Fryar looking for one final big season with Trojans
Jacksonville Daily News

Area players propel ECU club baseball
Washington Daily News

August 14, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Holtz loves/hates 2009 schedule

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Batten
: Football Recruiting Report
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Radar blip becomes solid catch for ECU

- BVL: Football Recruiting Thumbnails
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Elaine Mejia)

ECU’s Neal in picture on defense
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates Hit Field For Night Workout
ecupirates.com

Healthy and hoping for a big year
New Bern Sun Journal

Alumni: Senate Smackdown, WWE CEO Considers Run Against Dodd
nbcconnecticut.com

August 13, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: One-on-One with Sean Allen
BVL Audio: Skip Holtz on two-a-days
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Health Care Phone Calls)

From ecupirates.com
-Hartman Named To Lou Groza Watch List
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Pirates Tackle First Two-A-Day

Beneficial growing pains
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU’s Kass embraces shot at tight end
Kinston Free Press

Copper listed as starter on Chiefs roster
Washington Daily News

Down to Three
 
Delaware running back Jamaal Jackson says he has already narrowed his choices to three schools – Michigan, East Carolina and Rutgers.
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

Bourne Braved long wait for Cape League title
Cape Cod Times

Nelson Cruz says he's ready to return to Texas Rangers lineup
 
The Rangers agreed to terms with fifth-round pick Nick McBride. The right-handed pitcher from Lewisville, NC, had committed to East Carolina.
Fort Worth Star Telegram

August 12, 2009
Vinyl Record Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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Ex-mentor: Roller college baseball's best

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz on heat after first day in pads
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Patrick Johnson)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Turns In First Full-Pad Workout
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Claro Named To CAA Anniversary Team
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Wilson Joins Pirate Club Staff

Levin Neal gets a second college career at East Carolina
Wilmington Star-News

Mattocks moves up
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Kinston Free Press
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A new lease on football
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Pirates DH wins top award in elite league

Undrafted rookie driven to succeed
San Francisco Chronicle

ECU has first practice in full gear
Raleigh News & Observer

Bryant, Whitley hope to return
Richmond County Daily Journal

Pirates ready for much more in 2009
Rocky Mount Telegram

NCAA Football Preview - East Carolina Pirates
Seattle Post Intelligencer

Big Green monster
Gwinnett Daily Post

Big East mailbag- Expansion madness!
ESPN

August 11, 2009
Ingersoll Day
Saint Clare of Assisi Feast Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Holtz gets to the point with the press

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Health Phone Calls)
Talk FM: East Carolina Motor Speedway Show
Talk FM: Cable 7-WTIB-FM 94.3 Bus Tour

From ecupirates.com
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Kyle Roller Named Cape Cod MVP
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Pirates Prepare For First Full-Pad Session
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Volleyball Holds Initial Preseason Workout
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Football Public Parking Plan Outlined

Bigger role for bigger Perryman
Greenville Daily Reflector

South Point's Falls commits to CUSA champion
Gaston Gazette

A brand new role
New Bern Sun Journal

Bryant catches a chance at redemption
Washington Daily News

Watkins qualifies for US Amateur
Richmond County Daily Journal

CFN preview- ECU
FOXSports.com

A shakeup is in motion for Triangle AM radio stations
 850 AM carries PSN broadcasts

Raleigh News & Observer

August 10, 2009
Anniversary - Smithsonian Institution
Birthday - President Herbert Hoover (31st President)
National Duran Duran Appreciation Day

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: – Bonesville the Magazine Teaser No. 2
– The Blake Story: One of Bucking the Odds, Trends
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O'Brien
: Pirate Notebook No. 392
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Intriguing clash awaits in Morgantown

Pirates Practice In Shells For First Time
ecupirates.com

ECU Pirates assistant coach diagnosed with cancer
news14.com

Cosh Close to a Decision
 
Cosh is still down to a final three of Kansas State, Kentucky and East Carolina. “I am very close to deciding actually,” said Cosh.
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

Canty not in a rush now
 
Canty has offers from East Carolina, SC State, Elon and Western Carolina. At one time he was favoring East Carolina.
S
partanburg Herald-Journal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Switch is on for Kass
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ECU Alumni Association announces executive committee, board members

Recruiting- LB torn between Tigers, Tide
 
Marlboro County defensive end Lee Pegues (6-2, 255) committed recently to East Carolina.
Columbia (SC) State

Cape League- Bourne sweeps Orleans
Cape Cod Times

Pilots roll, then hold on
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Laptop TV connecting NFL players straight to their fans
Canadian Press

August 9, 2009
Nagasaki Day
Perseid Meteor Showers
UN International Day of the World's Indigenous People
Veep Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Dowdy-Ficklen set for growth spurt

BVL Audio
: Todd Fitch interviewed by Denny O'Brien

From ecupirates.com
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Media Event, Workout Highlight Second Day
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2009 Media Day Press Luncheon Quotes
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Rock Roggeman Being Treated For Cancer
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Watkins Earns Spot At The U.S. Amateur

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holtz has his share of running back choices
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Williams not looking to waste second chance
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Cuts to higher education lower than expected
-ECU program, styled after reality-TV, teaches students about college life

East Carolina's Pinkney the 'old man' on the team
Greensboro News-Record (AP)

ECU's Palmer still waits to play
Fayetteville Observer

From the New Bern Sun Journal
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Holtz announces personnel changes
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ECU assistant diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Holtz reinstates suspended players
Washington Daily News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pirates aspire to be major players in BCS
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A way to beat the system
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ECU assistant coach ill

ECU assistant coach diagnosed with cancer
ESPN blogs

Williams and Whitley reinstated for ECU
College Fantasy Football Insider

Cape League- Bourne rallies past Orleans
Cape Cod Times

August 8, 2009
The Date to Create
Happiness Happens
National Garage Sale Day
Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbors' Porch Night

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Starts '09 Season With First Workout
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Jasmine Young Inks Professional Contract

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (John Hood)
Bo
nesville.net

ECU opens camp with veteran bunch
Greenville Daily Reflector

Experienced Pirates open preseason camp
Kinston Free Press

ECU's Williams practices, Whitley nurses injury
ESPN

Lawrence battling to return to ECU roster
Washington Daily News

August 7, 2009
Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day
Professional Speakers Day

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: – Bonesville the Magazine Teaser No. 1
– Does the Star Systems Really Produce Star Players?
-Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Pirates built depth the hard way

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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Prep star Allen finds a jewel Down East

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BVL: Football Recruiting Thumbnails
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Adam Linker)

From ecupirates.com
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Eskridge Named To Thorpe Watch List
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Hall Of Fame To Receive Five New Members
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Wilson Named To Hendricks Award Watch List
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Soccer Begins 2009 Preseason Camp

Game on for ECU football
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU has experience, but offense is unsettled
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates Arrive on Campus, Open Practice Friday
WNCT

ECU to induct five into Hall
Kinston Free Press

ECU/ASU Tickets Sold Out for General Public
goblueridge.net

Kristen Dalton at Miss Universe photos
Wilmington Star-News

August 6, 2009
Lunar Eclipse
National Fresh Breath Day
Anniversary - Hiroshima Day
Anniversary - Voting Rights Act of 1965 Signed

From ecupirates.com
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Dodge Named To Ray Guy Award Watch List
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Pair Of Pirates Pick Up Summer Honors

Armed with 17 returning starters, ECU favored to win the East
Huntington Herald Dispatch

NFL Notebook- Jets pick up Allison, former star at ECU
Winston-Salem Journal

Jets pick up WR Allison
Pro Football Weekly

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Tom Campbell)
Bo
nesville.net

From Pirate Radio 1250
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Rick Smith Interview
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Steve Shankweiler Interview

Hometown heroes; Eskridge, Hopper updates
 
At East Carolina, 2005 Shelby High graduate Van Eskridge is a first team preseason All-Conference USA defensive back.
Shelby Star

College football 2009 at a glance
 
Bold prediction of the year: East Carolina will run the table, beating West Virginia, North Carolina, and Virginia Tech at home on Thursday night
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times Online Edition

August 5, 2009
Sturgeon Moon
National Underwear Day
Work Like a Dog Day

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Recruit matches headgear to the occasion

-BVL: Football Recruiting Thumbnails
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Mark Wharton)

From ecupirates.com
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McCarthy To Speak At Onslow Sports Club
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FB Season Ticket Deadline One Week Away

ECU bucking the trend
Greenville Daily Reflector

O's Jones hits cleanup for first time
 
Outfielder Devin Harris, an eighth-round pick out of East Carolina University, has informed the club that he'll remain in school and won't sign.
Baltimore Sun

Roundtable - 5 Thoughts On Conference USA
College Football News

New Orleans Saints' Rod Coleman 'on pace to really be the old me'
New Orleans Times Picayune

Allison put on waivers after Twitter spills beans
Minneapolis Star Tribune

MacDonald named UVa diving coach
 
MacDonald joins the Cavalier program after serving in a similar capacity at East Carolina for nine seasons.
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Top 5 Non-BCS schools to look out for in 2009
The East Carolinian

August 4, 2009
U.S. Coast Guard Day
National Night Out
Birthday - President Barack Obama (44th President)

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: One-on-One with Van Eskridge
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Joe Maveric)

Newest Entry From Letters Of Mack Posted
ecupirates.com

A trusted guide — ECU to hang onto its media books
Greenville Daily Reflector

Who did we miss, early look at Class of 2012
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Pack Still on Top for Young?
 
Durham (NC) Hillside defensive tackle Eric Young list includes "East Carolina, too. I'd like to go visit them just to see what's different and everything like that."
scout.com (sub req'd)

2009 Preseason Rankings - No. 51 to 60
College Football News

August 3, 2009
Birthday - Martha Stewart (Domestic Goddess)

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 391
– 
Holtz facing biggest challenge yet

BVL: Recruit Thumbnails (Detric Allen, Taylor Hudson)

Profitable Pirates
  Economic woes haven't kept ECU fans from buying tickets

Greenville Daily Reflector

Sporting News' Top 100- No. 33 East Carolina
SportingNews.com

Cape League- YD closes in on East title
  East Carolina slugger Kyle Roller belted his league-leading ninth home run for Bourne in the fourth.

Bo
nesville.net

August 2, 2009
Sisters' Day
Anniversary - Signing of Declaration of Independence Official

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Denny O'Brien)
Bo
nesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pitt board to tackle parking at ECU football games
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ECU Club Baseball earns national attention
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UNC review- All universities should seek efficiency

Prep football from dawn to dusk
Salisbury Post

Observations from Saints Camp
Daily Comet

Oher strikes deal with Ravens
  Rookie tight end Davon Drew, a fifth-round draft pick from East Carolina, was activated from the non-football injury list after failing the conditioning...

scout.com

ECU upgrades on-campus security
ENC Today

Asheville football players ready to impress
  Marshall, East Carolina and Western Carolina have offered scholarships to Sawyer, who will be a big receiving target at 6 feet, 5 inches and 220 pounds.

Asheville Citizen-Times

Observer area's top four quarterbacks
  Akron, East Carolina, Florida A&M and Virginia are seriously considering Carrothers

Charlotte Observer

August 1, 2009
Girlfriend's Day
Lughnasadh (Wiccan)
National Mustard Day
Respect for Parents Day
Anniversary - MTV
Anniversary - World Wide Web
Birthday - Jerry Garcia (musician)
Birthday - Francis Scott Key (writer US National Anthem)

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Denny O'Brien)
Bo
nesville.net

FB Season Ticket Deadline One Week Away
ecupirates.com

Whitehead getting into the swing of things
Washington Daily News

ECU's Williams, Whitley expected back for camp
espn.com

Commitment For Allen
  "Detric Allen committed to East Carolina on Tuesday," said South Stanley head coach Luke Little.

scout.com (sub req'd)

 

August 31, 2009

Early playoff exit last year motivates ASU
Asheville Citizen-Times

Hokies face several challenges this season
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Roanoke Times
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Offense should be improved
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College football preview- Virginia Tech players, coaches say chemistry is superb
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College football preview- The coach-in-waiting game

VT's fitter offensive line ready to shed liability label
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

25 questions- Virginia Tech
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Kent State not about to overlook FCS Chanticleers
  Martin, who spent 11 years as an assistant and offensive coordinator at East Carolina, may be on the hot seat entering the season.

Myrtle Beach Sun News

Piedmont Profile- Howard Hurt still has hoops in his heart
Burlington Times News

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Duke confidence is high for Cutcliffe's second season
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Duke football season preview

From the Columbia (SC) State
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At long last, a title for Tigers
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Running back position can wear you out
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Benedict coach makes lifestyle changes after heart attack

August 30, 2009

One more turn at top for Edwards
Asheville Citizen-Times

Blake prefers running
Times Daily

Hudgins' capable hands help power Elon's rise
  Four Augusts ago, Hudgins, a former standout high school quarterback, was a disgruntled linebacker in training at East Carolina.

Burlington Times News

Larry Johnson- PSU's father figure
York Daily Record

All wins will be special for UNC-CH
Chapel Hill News

Sexton gets support
Raleigh News & Observer

Which way will WVU go?
Parkersburg News

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Reworked O-line finding its groove
-
WVU to meet a Flame from the past

West Virginia Mountaineers- Quick look before the football season
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Big East entry helps Hokies go from chumps to conference champs
-
ODU's football dreams kicking off

Panthers lack key players, spark in loss
Charlotte Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
USC fans more realistic this year
-
USC football- The best of the best
-
Age is no issue for Tigers' Napier

Saban brings national spotlight back to 'Bama
Roanoke Times

UNC-Pembroke tops Fayetteville State in double overtime
Fayetteville Observer

August 29, 2009

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Tackling the issue
-
Redshirting freshman QB not a good idea
-
Notebook- Freshman eligibility decisions coming in

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
ACC COASTAL DIVISION previews
-
ACC Atlantic Division Previews

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Longer NFL regular season, shorter careers?
-
Gameday- Ravens at Panthers
-
2 fake games are enough, thank you
-
Deacons' defensive strength turns worrisome
-
RB Baker rushes into Wolfpack's plans

Colleges- Alamo Bowl locks up deal with Pac-10
Houston Chronicle

College-Football Notebook- St. Paul's cancels game over lack of helmets and pads
Winston Salem Journal

August 28, 2009

No Rest For The Weary
  “We’re going to show everything we have to show to beat Liberty.” WVU coaches would like to avoid giving too much information to week two opponent East Carolina.

scout.com

WVU notebook- Mountaineers turn attention to the opposition
Charleston (WV) Gazette

WVU's Alston ready to help
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Greensboro Coliseum, UNCG Unveil New Home Court for Spartans
  Mike Dement thanked Brady and the Coliseum for their commitment to the basketball program. He kidded Terry Holland and said, “We’re going to have lots of great games here, starting on Nov. 28.” That’s the date UNCG plays East Carolina, which happens to be Dement’s alma mater.

UNCG Athletics

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Life after Riley uncertain
-
Duke's goal is a bowl
-
N.C. State sells out its season tickets
-
Pack teams up quarterbacks, receivers
-
Pack Fashion faux pas?

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Options thin for Panthers in DT search
-
Beason out for Week 1 at least?
-
Vick debut sparks only handful of protesters

Debt plan approved, Vick turns heads in first Eagles game
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Continuing the tradition
-
Arrest hurts team concept
-
All over but the waiting for Tigers

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Grobe decides against fourth scrimmage for Wake Forest
-
BB&T announced deal to be retail banking partner of Auburn University sports

Ride is just beginning for Earnhardt fans
Greensboro News-Record

The Quad Countdown- No. 8 Virginia Tech
New York Times

August 27, 2009

Appalachian State tops TSN Top-25 poll
Watauga Democrat

Beamer- This makes us a better team
Tuscaloosa News

Neutral site? Not a Hokie's best friend
gobbler country

College gameday means more to Tech
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times Online Edition

Two Va. Tech tailbacks earn praise in return from injuries
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Backfield injuries concern Beamer
Roanoke Times

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Tyrod, first-team defense play well in Hokies' scrimmage
-
Hoops schedule soft for VT, U.Va.
-
CAA football- A 'stone-cold monster.'

Lineups won't change much, coaches say
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Sowers- safe(ty) at home
-
WVU notebook- Running backs coach Beatty preaches more than X's and O's

NC State's Wilson unafraid to play harder and smarter
ESPN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
FIU reluctance to play Heels is puzzling
-
History mixed at UNC-CH
-
Larsen's move to center a snap
-
Duke freshmen make transition
-
Time for Vick to step up

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Robinson keeps tasting the good, bad and ugly
-
Inside the Panthers- Beason's knee was 'whipped'

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-
The lowdown on the ACC
-
The lowdown on the SEC

Clemson OL depth the biggest source of concern
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
High Hopes- Deacons eager to see if Brown is ready to fulfill his promise
-
Pioneer League provides football for tight budgets

August 26, 2009

Edwards' status still undetermined for opener
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Hokies QB gets help, advice from pros
-
Wolfpack seeing through fog
-
The lowdown on ACC fans
-
Offense won't carry Panthers
-
Is Panthers' sky falling?

Dramatic preseason puts target on Peppers
Greensboro News-Record

Neild puts nose to grindstone
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Wolfpack could go either way
-
FIU resists matchup against UNC-CH

Gardner-Webb women announce 2009-10 basketball schedule
  Both Houston and East Carolina come here this season, which will be a challenge

Shelby Star

NC State QB out to avoid more injuries
Rocky Mount Telegram

Auburn's Emory Blake met NFL greats as a kid
al.com

Swinney not happy with errors
Anderson Independent

Just For Fun: Big East Expansion?
ustersports.com

August 25, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Mountaineers are No. 1 in FCS poll
-
For Ward and Walker, punchlines replace The Punch
-
Rivers gets long extension

Football Fall Camp Report- Monday, August 24
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Cadet impresses ASU coaches
-
Peterson pleased with play of Apps
-
Final-Audition Day- A few starting positions must still be settled at Wake Forest

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Big East bowl picture- It is what it is
-
Numbers, not size, may keep Hargrett out

2009 WVU Preview- Defensive Backs
Bleacher Report

Med school will wait for transfer kicker
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Moore an irreplaceable defender
-
Foster nixed Gator bait

From the Charlotte Observer
-
3 injuries rip heart out of defense
-
Godfrey's injury another blow to defense
-
Panthers sign a player who once beat them
-
A delay of game for Chadwick
  He is a 6-foot-9, 215-pound basketball player from Charlotte with smooth offensive moves, superb grades – and no scholarship.

Geathers, injured in brawl, will miss USC opener
Columbia (SC) State

From the Roanoke Times
-
Tailback trio back in fold for the Hokies
-
Yellow card for Tech
  Virginia Tech reports 11 violations to the NCAA regarding the recruitment of men's soccer players.

Versatile Gilchrist breaking through at free safety for Tigers
Anderson Independent

Methodist's all-senior offensive line is like family
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
Pivotal season awaits Bowden, Fisher at Fla. State
-
Marcus Lattimore runs to top of national recruiting lists

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Vick is ready to play, Eagles teammates say
-
Rookie Daniel is the latest Redskins backup QB to shine

Jonathan Crompton to start at QB for Volunteers, coaches say
Memphis Commercial Appeal

August 24, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-LeGree furthers ASU tradition of stars at safety
-
2 preseason losses and 5 questions for Panthers

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Beason's injury adds to concerns of defense
-
Thriller- Busch, Martin duel is clean as a whistle
-
PARTY LINE- Deacons need linemen to play big
-
Gators are most overwhelming No. 1 preseason pick in history
  Pirates get 30 votes at #36

Auburn tailback Eric Smith is expected to surrender to police today in response to a third-degree assault charge filed by an Auburn student
Birmingham News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH experiences player turnover
-
'Tired' Wolfpack gets chance to rest
-
Canes ready to skate

WVU coaches praise rebuilt offense
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Roanoke Times
-
Virginia Tech football- Injuries abound for running backs
-
Back home in ACC

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Chase Daniel throws 2 TD passes as Redskins top Steelers 17-13
-
Looking back at Virginia Tech's 1999 season
-
Inside the ACC- After rejoining Hokies, Luckett reappears in police blotter
-
Wife's illness was rough on Hite

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Legal issues for two USC players
  Geathers arrested; Giles fight under investigation

-
Clemson fan day- Easy-going Swinney appeals
-
Notebook- Tigers go for retro look

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
ODU students set up camp not to miss chance at ticket
-
The SEC, with help from ESPN, is becoming big man on campus

Coach and defense in better shape this year
Charleston Post Courier

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Camels are ready to move past tough 2008 season

UNCP's Cumberland County nucleus is ready to shine

August 23, 2009

ASU will win a lot, WCU won't
Asheville Citizen-Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack's Wilson flirting with perfection
-
UNCCH's Yates a late bloomer at quarterback
-
Duke's Lewis survives adversity, upheaval
-
Appalachian's Edwards is elusive and tough
-
Deacons ride Skinner's aim

From the Charleston Gazette
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Mountaineers turn focus to correcting mental mistakes
-
Take two- predicting WVU's season
-
WVU notebook- True freshman Smith wraps up No. 2 QB job

The wait is over for longtime backup QB Brown
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers up, down in loss to Dolphins
-
Kyle Busch wins, gives nod to Martin

August 22, 2009

From ASU The Appalachian Online
-
Edwards leads 'potent' Mountaineer offense
-
No cheering in the pressbox- Football stories dominate slow sports ...

Why West Virginia Must Scuttle the Pirates!
Bleacher Report

Mullen says WVU offense is ahead of schedule
Charleston Gazette

Casteel keeps Mountaineer 'D' on its toes
Times-West Virginian

Selective enforcement? NCAA failed to admonish Duke
cbssports.com

Luckett charged with driving while license revoked
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke tackles roster issues
-
Spurrier, USC still average

USC receiver Hills leaves football team
Columbia (SC) State

August 21, 2009

Mountaineer defense needs to be strong out of the gate
Charleston Gazette

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Woods ready to step up with receivers
-
Later, Gator - Big East not crying crocodile tears

Remaining Student Tickets for ASU-ECU On Sale Monday
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

For Non-BCS Conferences, Geography Could Be the Answer
Bleacher Report

From the College Football News
-Big East Landmines - The Scary Letdown Games 
-ACC Landmines - The Scary Letdown Games 
-SEC Landmines - The Scary Letdown Games 

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
MASN, TWC issue ongoing
-
Charges dropped against UNC-CH player
-
Brad Daugherty prefers racing

From the Charlotte Observer
-
UNCC moves closer to football goal
-
Football scholarships take away from other sports
-
McCown- No ill will to Dolphins
-
Charlotte still in running for World Cup
-
Wake Forest finds end zone often in scrimmage

From the Birmingham News
-No game left behind - Every SEC basketball game to be televised
-WORLD CUP SOCCER- Birmingham out as possible host city

Duke moves start of Saturday's Meet The Devils Day
Durham Herald-Sun

U.Va.'s Sewell learns lesson after academic suspension
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Virginia Tech Preseason Photos
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Football's ride fails to lift others
Columbia (SC) State

August 20, 2009

SEC tweaks its anti-Twitter policy for fans carrying phones
St Petersburg Times

Hokies hope to validate praise
Columbia (SC) State

From ESPN blogs
-
Best/Worst Case- West Virginia
-Chat with Heather Dinich

Hogan eager to be back on field
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Confident, not cocky
-
Personnel shuffle on WVU's O-line
-
Notebook- If Finau finally reports, will he be ready to contribute?
-
Sun Bowl picks ACC over Big East team

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-WVU freshman puts past behind him
-Small feet good fit for WVU freshman

Virginia Tech football notebook- Friday finally set to have impact
Roanoke Times

Va. Tech coaches hope to decide on No. 2 QB
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Paulus keeps us tuned in
-
Versus network shuts out Canes
-
Lapchick Award to Yow
-
Blue Devils receivers flash speed
-
Q&A with Dick Sheridan

Versatility is the name of the game for the Tar Heels' offensive front
Durham Herald Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Undrafted QB turning heads at Panthers camp
-
Hoover knows his job is to block, but …
-
Is Iverson suited for Bobcats uniform-
-
Favre signs, and Vikings tickets are hot
-
Hotel stays for home football teams scrutinized

Groh keeps things simple — for now
Charlottesville Daily Progress

N.C. State's Wilson stays busy thanks to playing quarterback and being on the baseball team
Winston Salem Journal

Quarterbacks spark offense at USC's scrimmage
Spartanburg Herald Journal

August 19, 2009

Football Fall Camp Report- Tuesday, August 18
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

Edwards has stitches removed
Watauga Democrat

ASU's Edwards has stitches removed
Asheville Citizen-Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Carter to miss NC State's first game
-
Heels' Merletti out for season
-
Tate picks Padres over UNC-CH
-
Exhibition furor is misplaced
-
Johnson still pursuing Bobcats sale

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack looking for answers
-
Turnovers concern Tar Heels
-
Greg Paulus set to lead Orange

From the Sports Network
-
Syracuse names Paulus starting QB
-
Syracuse to play select home dates at New Meadowlands Stadium
-
NCAA Football Preview - North Carolina Tar Heels
-
NCAA Football Preview - Virginia Tech Hokies
-
NCAA Football Preview - NC State Wolfpack
-
NCAA Football Preview - Duke Blue Devils
-
NCAA Football Preview - Clemson Tigers
-
NCAA Football Preview - Virginia Cavaliers
-
NCAA Football Preview - Wake Forest Demon Deacons
-
NCAA Football Preview - South Carolina Gamecocks

Favre signs, takes the field
Hattiesburg American

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Champs Sports replaces Gator Bowl for Big East
-
Some recruits just don't measure up

Josh Oglesby- Virginia Tech's new Mr. Inside
Roanoke Times

Hokies have a muddling battle at tailback
Hampton Roads Daily Press

The Tar Heels Are On The Rise
Bleacher Report

Cutcliffe- Blue Devils finally get on track
Durham Herald-Sun

All-Time Tight End- Alge Crumpler stands above the rest
Wilmington Star-News

Florida a 73-point favorite over Charleston Southern
Anderson Independent

Cunningham Finds a New Home
scout.com

White ready to get back onto diamond
Greenville Daily Reflector

ODU hires consultant to assess sports department
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

August 18, 2009

Football Fall Camp Report- Monday, August 17
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-Edwards, ASU standout, gets stitches taken out of right foot
-
No decision on who will kick, punt for Wake Forest

Jensen sacrifices for Mountaineers
Asheville Citizen-Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers get off to a lackluster start
-
Notebook- Smith misses exhibition opener
-
Anderson gives Panthers defensive jolt
-
Breakaway just a Braxton away
 
Damon Magazu (5-11, 195) has committed to East Carolina. Magazu's father, Dave, is a Carolina Panthers assistant coach.
-
Stars guide Wolfpack's recruiting class to improvement

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers turn QB job over to Parker
-
USC lineman ready to prove his hype
-
Money, exposure help pay for mismatches

An important week awaits Mountaineer quarterbacks
 
There are a lot of variables and a big difference between an intrasquad scrimmage and an East Carolina or Auburn, two early-season games with major implications.
Beckley Register-Herald

Football- Sales Suspended For Three Games
West Virginia University Mountaineers

Mountaineers take lesson from basketball in blocking kicks
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Big East to reveal bowl deal
-
Stew sees talent; now he wants toughness
-
Lazear apparently past his '08 nightmares

Josh Oglesby- Virginia Tech's new Mr. Inside
Roanoke Times

Gamecocks look north to bolster trenches
Daily Journal

Big Four head into 2009 season with experience at the most vital position
New Bern Sun Journal

Pack's Baker hitting stride
Raleigh News & Observer

Williams commits to play for Wolfpack in 2011
New Bern Sun Journal

SEC is questionable when it comes to QBs
Anderson Independent

Two Cavaliers signees will enroll at military school
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

August 17, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Former N.C. State football player killed in wreck
-
Panthers' defensive tackles to be tested in exhibition opener
-
Sunday's Panthers Training Camp Report

Stewart- Defense might be the 'dominating force'
Charleston
Daily Mail

WVU looking to fix third-down issues
Times-West Virginian

Healthy Glover gives secondary a boost
Charleston Gazette

Vick and Pitino living out true life soap operas at sport's highest levels
Greenville (SC) News

From the Roanoke Times
-
Williams wows 'em
-
3 Hokies scramble for No. 1 tailback

College football plans teamwide pregame handshakes
Dallas Morning News

College football season promises to be more colorful
Anderson Independent

Heels hurting on the offensive line
Raleigh News & Observer

Football Tour: Auburn sticks with spread offense
Memphis Commercial Appeal

U.Va. coordinator prefers a QB who can run, but he's flexible
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Fayetteville Observer's Top 50 college football prospects
Fayetteville Observer

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-
A Major Spoiler- South Korean stuns Woods to win PGA
-
Vickers' gas gamble pays off
-
Giants, Panthers seeking answers

August 16, 2009

Day of mixed results for WVU offense
Times-West Virginian

'D' shows Stew some domination
Charleston Gazette

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-
Area football teams search for cures in late summer
-Leadership Shows- Skinner looks in midseason form during Wake Forest's scrimmage
-
Tennessee offense struggles in second scrimmage
-
College-Football Notebook- Broken collarbone sidelines Tech QB

From the Roanoke Times
-
Williams wows 'em
-
3 Hokies scramble for No. 1 tailback

Seahawks linebacker Aaron Curry's dreams have come true
Medfield Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Paulus vows to be ready, if needed
-The Buzz is back at Appalachian
-
Lowe looks back in effort to go forward

From the Charlotte Observer
-Man of the Word uses it to lead Panthers

-
Second chance for Gibbs
-
Charlotte 49ers '09-'10 non-conference schedule

USF realizes expectations have increased
The News-Press

August 15, 2009

ASU's Edwards has 30-35 stitches in foot
Asheville Citizen-Times

FCS 2009 Preview
The National Sports Review

Former Rampant Brown out for season with injury
Greenville Daily Reflector

UNCCH's Davis tackles players' legal troubles
Raleigh News & Observer

No. 20- North Carolina (@ Chapel Hill) Tar Heels
The Detroit News

Hokies face rough road, high expectations
Staunton News Leader

Tech's first scrimmage could indicate who has edge
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Carmichael confident he's ready to handle Va. Tech's crucial cornerback job
Richmond Times Dispatch

I-formation to be part of WVU's spread repertoire
Charleston Daily Mail

Swine flu outbreak not much of a distraction for Devils
 
East Carolina University head football coach Skip Holtz moved former Richmond Senior player Norman Whitley from the rehabilitation list
Durham Herald Sun

South Florida Bulls linebacker Kion Wilson hits the football field to take his mind off two tragedies
Tampa Tribune

Clemson reports NCAA violations
Greenville (SC) News

Sizing up the coaching hot seat
ESPN

SEC reverses course
Anderson Independent

LSU extends season-ticket sellout streak
New Orleans Times Picayune

Smith healing, back in pads
Charlotte Observer

August 14, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Appalachian State's Edwards still eyeing season opener
-
Munnerlyn might turn out to be a steal

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Mountaineer reserves can't think like backups
-
WVU single-game football tickets to go on sale

From the Philadelphia Inquirer
-
Vick's an Eagle
-
Astounded by Vick deal
-
Second chances personal for Reid
-
Signing 'a terrific move'

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Vick lands in Eagles' nest
-
Ravens blank listless Redskins
-
ODU 's first football team opens practice
-
ACC Power Poll: No. 6 Tar Heels

Vick signs two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles
Norfolk Virginian Pilot (AP)

Irving will miss season
Raleigh News & Observer

UNCCH's Ryan Taylor expected to miss a month
Winston Salem Journal

Tate leaves Tar Heel camp to ponder baseball offer
Greenville (SC) News (AP)

From the Louisville Courier Journal
-
Rick Pitino apologizes for affair
-
Would you let your son play for Pitino?

Optimism growing for UVA
Roanoke Times

From the Charleston Gazette
-
'Old-school' practice grind toned down
-
Transfer kicker likes his new digs

Virginia Tech faces rough road, high expectations
Staunton News Leader

Darkhorse picks, Part I- Big East
NY Newsday

ISU tabs ex-UNI coach Heller as new baseball coach
 
Heller beat out Hannahs, former Tennessee coach Rod Delmonico and former East Carolina coach and current TCU recruiting coordinator Randy Mazey.
Terre Haute Tribune Star

O'Brien hoping his Wolfpack can back up his words
Richmond County Daily Journal

Fifteen Duke football players have swine flu
Durham Herald-Sun

August 13, 2009

WVU defense driven by Scooter
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

UNCG set for first season at coliseum
Greensboro News Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNCCH loses biggest lineman
-
Evans' injury jolts Hokies, ACC, as well
-
Pack prepares for second scrimmage

Wolfpack Hoping To Avoid Familiar Slow Starts
ACCSports.com

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Wednesday's Panthers Training Camp Digest
-
Martin picks his way to top
-
Panthers practice a little line dancing
-
It won't happen, but Panthers should pick up Vick

From the Charleston Gazette
-
A WVU reality check, position updates and . . . Space Stations-
-
Another tall 'tweener' in 6-5 Scott

Blue Devils add five recruits to their 2010 football class
Winston Salem Journal

August 12, 2009

VT's Evans out for season
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Analysis- Va. Tech won't be as tough without Evans
-
Hokie, Cavalier coaches shows will gain by losing callers

Wolfpack Hoping To Avoid Familiar Slow Starts
ACCSports.com

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Tech's Evans out for season with torn ACL
-
Dungy thinks Vick could sign this week
-
Norm Wood's ACC Power Poll countdown

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Defense key to WVU success
-
Stewart has a plan to fix kickoff return issues
-
Devine, Sanders bond 'stronger'

Stewart instilling toughness
Times-West Virginian

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Marketing the corner
-
Poll catting and a couple Big East stands
-
Notebook- Dervil's 'bought it' at corner

Football Fall Camp Report- Tuesday, August 11
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

Appalachian State backup quarterback DeAndre Presley is used to filling in for starter Armanti Edwards
Watauga Democrat

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Get Physical- Ex-Spartan has settled in at cornerback
-
Punchline- Deacons' gregarious Williams, after making a true-freshman splash, went dry as a sophomore

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Devils put it together from the ground up
-
Heels' Paige-Moss in court after dorm fight

Recruiting- Duke lands Tomlinson, a prize lineman from Chicago
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH gauges players' body heat
-
UNC-CH's Paige-Moss charged with simple assault
-
UNC-CH defense looking good
-
UNC-CH duo duke it out
-
Glennon ready for his call
-
Secondary a priority for Pack
-
Cutcliffe has a message for team
-
Report- Pitino tells cops he paid for abortion

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Smith feared broken shoulder
-
Smith's injury provides Jarrett a chance to shine
-
Without Smith, Panthers ordinary
-
Bobcats going with pinstripes

TCU aims for Mountain West title, fifth straight bowl
Houston Chronicle

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Former UNCCH kicker headed to USC
-
Practice report- Offense fares well in scrimmage
-
Gamecocks beef up basketball schedule
-
Tigers, QBs eager to solve position battle
-
Practice report- NCAA explains 'girdle' decision
-
Practice report- NCAA explains 'girdle' decision

August 11, 2009

Edwards eyes return
Watauga Democrat

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Irving will have leg evaluated
-
Duke freshmen might play key roles
-
Hurricanes, rapper drop gloves in lawsuits
-
The Canes' revolving door
-
Wolfpack recruits to Athens

Top recruit chooses Duke over Ohio State
Durham Herald-Sun

The Road Master- Stewart wins another race at The Glen
Winston Salem Journal

Wolfpacks' Baker primed for fifth season
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Richardson still holds key to Panthers' heart
-
Steve Smith could miss preseason

Arundel quarterback commits to play for Snyder, Wildcats
 Cosh cited the chance to play in the powerful Big 12 Conference and for a legendary head coach in Bill Snyder for choosing Kansas State over East Carolina

Annapolis Capital

Big East Football Needs to Expand
NESN.com

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Special attention being paid to special teams
-
Never too late to make a splash

Hogan ready to lead
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Anderson Independent
-
GirdleGate ends on a positive note as Tigers’ practices stripped, then restored
-
Let's not get so worked up over Twitter

SEC's bowl lineups for 2010-13 are currently being negotiated
Birmingham News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Barclay glad to return to WVU line
-
Stewart won't rule out freshman Finau

Cox will televise ODU football opener around Virginia
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

August 10, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack's kickers make impact
-
Spurrier backs Bowden
-
Stackhouse schooled in wheelchair hoops
-
Another rainy day for NASCAR fans
-
Hall feels at home with Redskins

Hall of Fame Game; Titans' Collins sharp in opener
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
As usual, even-quicker Steve Smith is good to go
-
Cole adds size to Pack
-
Ex-N.C. State star Wilson wants a Super Bowl ring
-
Carolinas Top 25 Recruits
-
Abbey to face Tar Heels

If A Lawn Mower Can't Stop Armanti Edwards…
850 The Buzz

WVU football notebook- Stew figures Mountaineers better get used to the heat
Charleston Gazette

New faces in focus as WVU drills set to begin
Charleston
Daily Mail

'Bama awaits Hokies
Roanoke Times

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Ex-UNCCH kicker considering USC
-
Video- Spurrier's Media Day comments
-
USC newcomers a breath of fresh talent
-
USC denies admission to running back Axon
-
Face it- Coaches poll is a big joke

Robinson giving Grobe good vibe
Winston Salem Journal

Swinney creating serious competition on Tigers’ roster
Anderson Independent

August 9, 2009

Edwards has at least 30 stitches
Winston Salem Journal

Tech not burdened by doubt
 
The Hokies also have potential pitfalls at Georgia Tech and East Carolina. East Carolina beat Virginia Tech last year in Charlotte.
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Times-West Virginian
-
Stewart's wish list lengthy as camp opens
 
East Carolina kicked the daylights out of us. We stood around thinking, 'Oh, Pat will save us.' Well, he didn't save us.
-
Twenty WVU questions to ponder for '09

WVU comes to camp with something to prove
Charleston Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Brown- Avoid BCS drama, go unbeaten
 
East Carolina, the league's champion with 17 starters returning from a team that went 9-5, got a measly three points in the USA Today coaches poll
-
3 Carolinas games to watch
-
God is No. 1 with Tar Heels tailback
-
Some ACC coaches are all a-Twitter
-
Starting backs, receivers sit
-
Ex-Deacs star trying to catch on with Panthers
-
Slideshow- Carolina Panthers Fan Fest
-
5 Panthers games to watch
-
Will PGA Championship come to Charlotte?

Young receivers try to fill big holes
 
At slot receiver, former walk-on Terrance Ashe is “the head of the class,” Scott said, with Brown and former East Carolina transfer Kyle Johnson behind him.
Anderson Independent

Bruce Smith joins football's immortals in Hall of Fame
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Questions surround Wake's D, for a change
Greensboro News-Record

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Virginia Tech - Team Notes
-
North Carolina (Chapel Hill) - Team Notes

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
ASU gets super-early start on basketball season
-
Fired-up Adams seeking old form

August 8, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Heels beat Pack in national buzz
-
Experience a plus as UNC-CH gets down to work
-
Sore Redskins reeling

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Hokies' lofty ranking has campus buzzing
-
QB coach tossing ideas at Delhomme

Panthers returning the perfect rushing combination
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Virginia Tech No. 7 in preseason coaches poll
Hampton Roads Daily Press

New faces in focus as WVU drills set to begin
Charleston
Daily Mail

Long wait finally over for Brown
Charleston Gazette

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Wake Forest suffers defensive-line loss
-
Tar Heels have Taylor at H-back
-
ACC needs to work on its reputation in football

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Cutcliffe has tales to share with fans
-
UNC-CH could get late addition, but focus is on players in camp

From the Anderson Independent
-
Swinney pleased with Friday practice
-
Falcons try to work through distractions

August 7, 2009

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Injury to right foot sidelines Edwards
 
Edwards will be expected to play in Appalachian's opener at East Carolina on Sept. 5.
-
Mountaineers' Moore waited behind Richardson, then sat with a broken ankle

Edwards injured in freak accident
Watauga Democrat

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Edwards injured in mower mishap
 
Appalachian State QB out 2-4 weeks
-
Duke shows enthusiasm in practice
-
Big picture looks better at Duke
-
Heels tackle the next step

Edwards out with foot injury
Ashville Citizen Times

App. State QB hurt in mower accident
Salisbury Post

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Hokies' running backs coach calls current crop best
-
Five Questions about University of Virginia football

The 2009 CFN Preview with Team Previews, All-America Teams, Fantasy, & More.
C
ollege Football News

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
UNC-CH DBs have questions to answer
-
Cutcliffe ready to see some 'real football'

From USA Today
-
Big East makeover visible at annual media day
-
After stroke, Corso thankful, goal-oriented

The Quad Countdown- No. 26 West Virginia
New York Times

From Yahoo! Sports
-
Is a Bigger East necessarily a better one?
-
Bakich ready for challenges at Maryland

New assistants play key roles for Cavaliers
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
USC plays a group effort -- assistants have hand in play-calling
-
NCAA bans championships in betting states

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers Camp turning into Tweetfest '09
-
Richardson expects team to stay at Wofford
-
Lowe's is out as Speedway title sponsor
-
Duke scores with OL commitment

Wolfpack trying to fill hole left by Irving
Wilmington Star-News

College coaches use different methods to make scholarship numbers add up
Birmingham News

August 6, 2009

Several freshman look to play key roles for WVU
Times-West Virginian

Tight end Urban lets WVU work on passing
Charleston
Daily Mail

UMD, BC to BE?
New York Post

A reverse Big East/ACC raid?
ESPN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke sets sights on a bowl bid
-
Pack will seek shelter from storms
-
Out-of-state athletes keep tuition break
-
Football players' safety a hot topic
-
Healed Borer ready to play again
-
AFL suspends operations

Tar Heels hope to catch on
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers seek back-to-back winning seasons
-
Kemo gone for '09

August 5, 2009

College football- Former coach Holtz mulls run for Congress
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Fans endure tight times
 
Two of the six schools surveyed -- Duke and East Carolina -- are reporting sales increases over a year ago.
-
Williams savors second title
-
Pack's Wilson on watch list

Single-Game Tickets On Sale Wednesday
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

Summer has been good for Wake Forest football recruiting
Fayetteville Observer

Wake Forest steals receiver Matt James away from UCF, others
Orlando Sentinel

WVU unburdened by preseason poll
Charleston Gazette

Noel Devine, Darius Marshall make Doak Walker Award list
Charleston
Daily Mail

Big East wants commitment from Gator Bowl
Tampa Tribune

Kiffin challenges his Vols to go all out on opening day
Memphis Commercial Appeal

August 4, 2009

Tar Heels take aim at ACC crown
Roanoke Times

From the Anderson Independent
-
Football can matter at Duke under David Cutcliffe
-
As practice opens, these Tigers are feeling the heat

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers enter practice with a lot to learn
-
New-look Gamecocks have plenty to resolve

Storm cuts short Wolfpack's first workout
Raleigh News and Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers' Kemoeatu tears Achilles tendon
-Panthers Training Camp Digest

With ODU football tickets, demand greater than supply
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Hamlin ends skid, dedicates win to late grandmother
-
Delhomme still Panthers' man

Motor City Bowl may be renamed for Little Caesars
Greenville (SC) News

Have some salaries gotten out of hand in this feeble economy?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Garcia leads as USC begins practice
-
Dueling QBs dominate Day 1 for Tigers

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers hold out hope for Kemoeatu
-
Bobcats to host Kobe, Curry back to back
-
Panthers being careful with Stewart

Wake's Skinner quietes his doubters
Winston Salem Journal

August 3, 2009

Pack getting back on track
Raleigh News and Observer

Sanders reportedly commits to UK
WKYT

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers begin a journey
-
Peppers reports to camp, stays out of spotlight

Delhomme looking to rebound from latest low
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Sanders might be at Mountaineer practice after all
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Spurrier encouraged by Gamecocks' summer work
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Football preview- Five impact newcomers for USC
-
SEC preview- Tide will roll where Saban leads
-
ACC- League looks to ratchet up the offense this year

From the Anderson Independent
-
Here's how Clemson's 2009 season will play out
-
Falcons must deal with higher expectations in 2009

Make-or-break for Campbell
Roanoke Times

Pocono will try to run today
Greensboro News-Record

August 2, 2009

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-
Pack, Heels coaches playing nice
-
Duke tries 'elite' approach

WVU needs receivers to catch up
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Confederate Flag remains a distraction to sports
-
SEC Preview- Brooks remains confident in UK

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Peppers back, says he's fully committed to team
-
NFL slows down to a pleasant pace at Wofford

Analysis - In-state talent not delivering yet for Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

Cover models: a salute to the best and worst of ACC football media guide front pages
Roanoke Times

Bowden preparing for first coaching job in 11 years
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

5 key questions facing the Tigers
Anderson Independent

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
Panthers not the team for Vick
-
Ex-Tar Heel Nicks signs contract with the Giants

Pressured and humbled, Skins' QB ready to prove himself
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

August 1, 2009

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-
What should the final game be?
-
Duke touts improved ground game, facilities
-
Hansbrough could miss two months

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Lowe's Motor Speedway may get a new name
-
Panthers' depth at wide receiver is lacking

Q&A with Butch Davis, Part IV
  Do you want to be playing East Carolina every year as a rivalry game?

scout.com

SEC Preview- Vandy ready to deal with sudden success
Columbia (SC) State

From the Anderson Independent
-
Humphries to transfer
-
Expectations don't really matter at this point

Foreman Field will offer feast for eyes and ears
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

 

August 31, 2009

Aug. 30 Women's Soccer Recap
conferenceusa.com

Quarterback Cannon Smith, son of FedEx founder, chooses Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Injuries change look at safety for UAB
Birmingham News

History says Herd could be in for tough test
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Freshmen players adjusting to college football, classes
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Cougars take a break for something bigger than themselves
Houston Chronicle

This Week for Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tulsa eager to begin its season
Tulsa World

August 30, 2009

Once again, there's no clear-cut favorite
Arizona Daily Star (AP)

Solid resolve carries Tulane post-Katrina
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Birmingham News
-UAB football team is raring to go this season with plenty of experience
-
UAB's Top 5
-
C'USA's Top 5
-
C-USA East scouting report, in Birmingham News predicted order of finish
-
C-USA West scouting report, in Birmingham News predicted order of finish

From conferenceusa.com
-
USM Football Completes Mock Game
-
Tulsa Continues Preparations for Season Opener at Tulane

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Q&A with Mike Hamrick
-
Week 12- UTEP
-
Minter sees McClellan playing like a Steeler
-
Deep defensive line debuts Saturday

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers' 2009 football goal- Get out of the gate quickly
-
University of Memphis football notebook
-
Fun and games for hard-luck Will Hudgens

SMU plans on an attack-style defense
Dallas Morning News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Time to deliver arrives
-
Estes back in kicking picture

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles building on tradition
-
Healthy Brown could put USM in elite company

A homecoming for Hurricane
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP not looking for revenge vs. Buffalo
-
UTEP forced to make tough call with punters

August 29, 2009

UAB offensive tackle Chris Hubbard is slight, but heavy on talent
Birmingham News

Huntington's Crawford adjusting to life at Marshall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Wingate- No sleeping on Salukis
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Ruling expected Thursday on SMU's McNeal
Dallas Morning News

UH's Barnett is center of non-attention
Houston Chronicle

USM coaches like competition in secondary
Hattiesburg American

Top hands return for Eagles
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Things go from bad to worse for former UCF star Brandon Marshall
Orlando Sentinel

CFB Football Gambling Predictions- Conference USA
CappersPicks.com

August 28, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Tulane Volleyball Withdraws From Season-Opening Tourney Due To Health Concerns
  Green Wave to stay home until flu-like symptoms subside; to open Momic era next week at Tiger Classic

-
UH Wrapping Up First Week of School
-
Tigers Have Final Scrimmage of Camp
-
Mustangs Add Twitter To Football Gameday Experience
-
USM Continues Preparation for Alcorn State

UAB cornerback Brandon Carlisle tries to shake the pain
Birmingham News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Seems UCF hasn't learned from Ereck Plancher's death
-
UCF has no record that Ereck Plancher knew of sickle cell trait
-
Plancher signed waiver releasing his medical records to coaches, staff
-
UCF practice notes- Nissley happy with return to tight end
-
Bright House Sports Network confirms it will broadcast three more UCF football games during 2009 season

SMU's Willis believed to have quit team
Dallas Morning News

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagle D-line's goal- Consistency
-
Eagles hold special teams scrimmage

Rookies add spice to seasoned group
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM scout team simulates Alcorn
Biloxi Sun Herald

'No margin for error' for U of M with NCAA compliance
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Taylor fits Herd as backup QB
-
Marshall team simulates game day

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Former rivals united by Rice's Cypress connection
-
Ex-Miami, Rice Consolidated QB transferring to Rice
-Eight wins: a UH sucker bet, or easy money?

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Mistake-filled second scrimmage irks Tigers football coach Tommy West
-
Practice report: Cannon Smith watches Tigers practice

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Wave volleyball team cancels trip to Omaha
  Just as the Tulane football team regained its health, the Green Wave volleyball team was struck with what is believed to be the same illness: the flu caused by the H1N1 virus.

-
Secondary is key for Wave

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP thinks better fitness will pay dividends
-
UTEP releases their two-deep roster
-
UTEP Miner football fans await start of season, return of tailgating
-
Former UTEP QB Jordan Palmer iPhone venture snags high-profile clients

Practice Report- Tulsa
Tulsa World

Ex-Kentucky, UTEP, Texas A&M basketball coach Billy Gillispie charged with DWI again
El Paso Times

August 27, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
All 12 C-USA Volleyball Teams Open The 2009 Season Friday.
-
Eagle Football Goes Over Special Teams in Practice
-
Tulane Football Goes Through Physical 74-Play Scrimmage

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Freak injury serves to light fire in UH receiver Edwards
-
Sumlin, UH expect improvement, another special season
-
Rice challenged to repeat last season's success

Memories of Marshall tragedy stick with Illinois receivers coach Pry
Rockford (IL) Register Star

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Hamrick among many of Herd's unsung heroes
-
Eyes on running backs at Marshall
-
Herd autograph session scheduled for today

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd defensive line coach has high hopes for his deep unit
-
Marshall notebook- Scout-team duty part of freshman experience

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd return men ready
-
Week 11- SMU
-
Snyder agrees with NCAA-mandated pregame handshake
-
California cousins are teaming up for Marshall

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football players indicted in robbery
-
Transfers ready to contribute this season at UTEP
-
UTEP notes- Kicking spots still not set

Sports Digest- UAB raises almost $180,000 for scholarships
Birmingham News

Sanders tops SMU's wealth at receiver
Dallas Morning News

Improved pass rush one of USM's goals
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

West looks to evaluate mental game in Tigers scrimmage
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Recruiting- Georgia DE Quenton Brown commits to UCF, spurning Michigan State and Miami
-
UCF Knights Notepad

From the Tulsa World
-
Times-Picayune- Tulane D-line faces setbacks but adjusts on the run
-
Practice Report- Tulsa

August 26, 2009

UCF's Season May End Quickly
Lakeland (FL) Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Southern Miss players injured
-
Eagles put emphasis on special teams play
-
Fred Cook to be 6th USM football player to join Legends Club

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Golden Eagle receiver Brown poised to build on stellar first season - when healthy
-
Fedora gives Eagles a break

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tiger football on a coaching carousel with fifth defensive coordinator
-
Notebook: Matt Reagan, Kellen Heard sidelined
-
Summer a breeze for Tigers' Matt Reagan

Memphis Tigers' Road to C-USA Title May Be Helped By Beer
Bleacher Report

From conferenceusa.com
-
All 12 C-USA Volleyball Teams Open The 2009 Season Friday.
-
Women's Soccer Notebook
-
Golden Eagles Continue Preparations for Season Opener
-
Former University of Houston Football Star T.J. Turner Passes Away

UAB depth chart holds few surprises for head coach Neil Callaway
Birmingham News

SMU receiver Robinson returns to practice
Dallas Morning News

Rice's running back corps brings variety of skills
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Tillman moves to guard
-
Preseason schedule allows Herd a little extra time off

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF practice notes- Nissley happy with return to tight end
-
UCF officials say they didn't know Ereck Plancher had trait that caused his death, according to court records
-
How many games did UCF Coach George O'Leary predict the Knights will during the 2009 season?

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
MOVING PIECES
-
Two newcomers expected to bolster Tulane's frontcourt

Jefferis earns scholarship as TU's kickoff specialist
Tulsa World

Local football players live their dream as UTEP Miners
El Paso Times

August 25, 2009

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Tulane players with flu symptoms practicing again
-
MU's Burns wants to improve on 2008

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
So far, so good for MU football in 2009
-Freshman linebacker looking for playing time in first year

-
Graham gets reps at practice
-
Marshall basketball recruit earns eligibility

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
In reversal, beer to be sold at Memphis Tigers football games
-
Summer a breeze for Tigers' Matt Reagan
-
University of Memphis football notebook

Injured first year, UAB lineman Caleb Thomas ready to start for Blazers
Birmingham News

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Former President George W. Bush visits SMU football practice
-
SMU offensive line gets a late addition

Fletcher convinced he's better than last year
Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss returns to practice field
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH counting on ‘Pup' to grow into defensive force
-
UH pushes back start time for Sept. 5 football opener
-
You got your way, UH fans. Will Mack Rhoades get his way?

BHSN will carry at least 4 UCF games
Orlando Sentinel

CENTERPIECE
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Practice Report Tulsa
Tulsa World

August 24, 2009

Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis brings major change to life of UAB football player Joe Happe
Birmingham News

Marshall's Snyder has his eye on bowl berth
Charleston Daily Mail

NCAA rules, MU on TV and NASCAR
Charleston Gazette

SMU's Jones shows caution in short scrimmage
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Knights give Coach George O'Leary reason to smile
-
UCF Knights Notepad
-
UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe says players for opener to be chosen soon

USM's Fedora keeping watchful eye
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Despite stellar 2008 season, Davis sees room for improvement
Hattiesburg American

Brown looks for breakout season
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa's QB battle may go to Kinne
-
Best ever- TU bowl streak
-
TU storylines

Sparks' injury hurts TU's depth at tight end
New Orleans Times-Picayune

UTEP football defense has plenty to prove in 2009
El Paso Times

August 23, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Cougars Conclude Camp With Scrimmage
-
UCF Football Fall FanFest Set For Sunday

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Time for R.C. Johnson to bow out at Memphis
-
In wake of NCAA sanctions, Tigers coach Josh Pastner continues to preach his positive message
-
Josh Pastner can erase Tiger ugliness
-
Tigers' Curtis Steele showing no rust
-
University of Memphis football notebook

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Taylor, Wilson shaping up as backup pitch-catch duo
-
Marshall notebook- 'Thud' tackles designed to keep injury count down

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Edmonson improves at wideout
-
Marshall was the right place for Smith
-
Week 10- Southern Miss
-
econdary scrambles to get ready for Southern Illinois

Anderson looking stronger; Dobson, Slate injured
Charleston
Daily Mail

Fletcher back on field; Rowley steps down
Hattiesburg American

Davis' QB education progressing rapidly
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH football practices produce starters
-
What happens on the practice field doesn't stay on the practice field
-
Rice football team sorts out spots in scrimmage

From the Orlando Sentinel
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary talk about the Knights' scrimmage Saturday
-
UCF Football Practice Notes- Taaffe says Knights may play two quarterbacks early in season

Good not enough for Graham
Tulsa World

UTEP still waiting for decision on Myers
El Paso Times

August 22, 2009

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Eighteen Tulane players sidelined
 
At least 18 Tulane football players missed Friday morning's practice because of flu-like symptoms that could be indicative of the H1N1 virus infection, according to school officials.
-
Tulane's Bruno picked summer league's top player

From the Tulsa World
-
Getting his act together
-
Practice Report- Tulsa

UAB's Ferson Stafford has standout week
Birmingham News

O'Leary eyes quick turnaround for UCF
Miami Herald

Harvey doing his own thundering at Marshall
Macon Telegram

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Hall leads Herd secondary
-
Marshall trying to develop depth in linebacker corps
-
Tickets are available for Marshall's home games
-
Marshall mends the fence with WSAZ

Footballs will fill the air in Conference USA
FOXSports.com

Fargo's Conference USA Football Preview
CappersPicks.com

Injuries up front to affect SMU scrimmage
Dallas Morning News

Pair of guards join Eagle basketball team
Hattiesburg American

Fletch gingerly tests hamstring
Jackson Clarion Ledger

UH receiver Carrier balances football and track nicely
H
ouston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Broken ankle ends season for speedy Tiger receiver Billy Foster
-
NCAA clears Elliot Williams to play for Memphis basketball team this year
-
In eyes of unblinded, U of M is Cheat U
-
Penalties dismay Calipari

Knights WR A.J. Guyton- O-line aims to regain its focus
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP Miners cancel scrimmage, but not fan event
El Paso Times

August 21, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Memphis Tigers found guilty by NCAA; must vacate 2007-08 basketball season, will appeal
-In Calipari's defense — oh wait, there is none
-Tiger supporters cry foul at NCAA's severity and timing
-Both sides of ball disappoint Tiger football coach West during morning workout
-Herd focuses on depth

From conferenceusa.com
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Two C-USA Players Named to Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List
-
UH Football Tickets Moving Fast
-
Tigers Hold First Scrimmage At Liberty Bowl
-
Eagles Return to Practice After Day Off for Semester Beginning
-
Tulane Football Completes Final Two-A-Day Practice at Louisiana Superdome
-
Blazers Go Through Light Morning Workout
-
UCF Baseball Announces the Addition of Dan Scott to its Coaching Staff
-
Order a Pizza Delivered By UTEP Coach Price, Barbee or Adams!
-
Thundering Herd/ISP Sports Network Announces Partnership With WSAZ-TV
-
RICE'S WAITE IS NAMED A SEMIFINALIST FOR NCAA WOMAN OF THE YEAR

C-USA Landmines - The Scary Letdown Games
C
ollege Football News

Around Conference USA - Football
USA Today

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Henderson Center renovations complete
-
Burning it up at LB

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Ward will wait no more
-
Marshall working overtime to prepare
-
Pep rally introduces new AD

Herd is headed in the right direction
Charleston Gazette

One grad student stays put
Birmingham News

SMU practice ends with a big splash
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice QB battle narrowed down to Fanuzzi and Shepherd
-
Rice welcomes any Reliant date against Texas
-
What if ... the Cougars are sitting at 2-1?

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's Brett Hodges- No nasty feelings among QBs
-
UCF Knights Notepad
-
UCF Practice Notes- McCray happy to be a Knight, defense dominates practice

From the Tulsa World
-
Three Tiger wins over TU among vacated
-
Practice Report Tulsa
-
TU morphing into the Oregon Ducks?

UTEP's Braxton Amy close to being back at full strength
El Paso Times

Fletcher grateful for second chance after gun charge
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eustachy adds pair of guards
Jackson Clarion Ledger

August 20, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Source: Memphis Tigers to forfeit record 2007-08 basketball season
-NCAA ruling less about Memphis, more about Calipari
-
Houston Cougars' quarterback among the best in C-USA
-For a change, Tigers enjoy plethora of QB options
-Former Florida State player targets Tigers

Leftwich may win starting job against ex-mates
Florida Times Union

NCAA stripping Memphis of '08 Final Four appearance
CBS Sports

Houston boasts a fountain of youth, eyes Conference USA title
USA Today

From conferenceusa.com
-
Two C-USA Players Named to Nagurski Watch List
-
Fourteen C-USA Players Named to Rotatry Lombardi Watch List
-
Cougars Nears End of Training Camp
-
A Wrenching Decision
-
Competition Heats Up As Tulane Football Wraps Day 14
-
C-USA Football Magazine to Debut this Month

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Marshall AD Hamrick gets to work
-
Hatten growing into tight end body, demeanor
-
Notebook- Evans learns lesson about showboating

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Game nine- Matchup with UCF should be a defensive bout
-
Linebacker is 'learning on the job'

Anderson is the right choice for quarterback
Charleston
Daily Mail

Jacobs rising to Snyder’s challenge
Beckley Register-Herald

Marshall looks to end 4 straight losing seasons
Fox Sports (AP)

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Scholarly SMU center hopes to lead improved offensive line
-
Ceremony will honor members of SMU's 1989 football team

USM files appeal for Lawrence
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Leverette hopes to follow in USM linebacker tradition
-
Golden Eagles focus on business at hand

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Ozougwu, Solomon become leaders for Rice's defense
-
Rice scheduled to play Texas at Reliant in 2010
-
Should Cougars fans worry about offensive line?

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's McCray has lots to smile about these days
-
UCF's defense finally has its day against the offense
-
UCF Knights Notepad
Listen to UCF safety Derrick Hallman talk about the defense's dominant performance during practice Wednesday
-
Forget Tim Tebow and Charlie Ward. Is UCF's Daunte Culpepper the greatest quarterback in state history?

From the Tulsa World
-
Dorris making noise
-
Practice Report: Tulsa

From the El Paso Times
-
Focus on the future- UTEP's young quarterbacks have time to learn
-
UTEP Miners experiment with goal-line personnel

Green Wave takes hit in battle at tight end
New Orleans Times Picayune

August 19, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Three C-USA Players Named to Manning Award Watch List
-
Rotary Lombardi Award Announces Watch List
-
Cougars Barnett Named to Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List for 2009
-
Tigers Dominik Riley On Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List
-
Pony Profile- Jess Andrew - A Fighting Second Chance
-
USM Completes Fall Camp with Final Two-A-Day
-
Blazers Move To Morning Practices With The Start Of The Fall Semester
-
Two Tulsa Players Named to Rotary Lombardi Watch List
-
UCF's Torrell Troup Named to Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List

Conference USA Football Preview
CollegeHoopsnet.com

Gray leads improved USM defensive line
B
iloxi Sun Herald

Young Southern Miss team embraces expectations
ESPN

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Hamrick, Marshall look for football success
-
Edwards starting opener
-
Cann slips all the way to third on QB chart
-
Milligan done at Marshall

From the Charleston Daily Mail
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Marshall is deep at running back
-
Herd's Smith has earned respect
-
Chemistry key to this Marshall line
-
Herd's Ratanamorn gets a fresh start
-
Herd's Harvey ready to rock
-
Herd baseball adds three players for 2010

From the Charleston Gazette
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Smith, Slate among Herd's captains for 2009
-
Snyder not breaking sweat on hot seat
-
Notebook- Punter puts in long hours

UAB linebacker brothers not playing together for the first time after one sidelined with medical problem
Birmingham News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
New LB Leverette aware of lofty legacy of No. 24
-
Eagles sweat out 2-a-days
-
Fedora on Favre

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers add another scholarship basketball player
-
Tigers special teams get emphasis
-
University of Memphis football notebook

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Older, wiser Abre Leggins ready to contribute at UCF
-
UCF Notes- Walk-on Billy Giovanetti from Bishop Moore making big strides
-
UCF Knights Notepad
-
UCF's Steven 'Moose' Robinson says offense is 'definitely different' this season
-
Report- Latavius Murray changes his mind, will return to UCF

Practice Report: Tulsa
Tulsa World

Green Wave gets its 'tempo-setter'
New Orleans Times Picayune

Rice coordinator gets brainy on QB battle
Houston Chronicle

UTEP's depth chart changes
El Paso Times

August 18, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Heavy Rain Does Not Deter Southern Miss Practice on Monday
-
UAB Football Practices Twice On Monday
-
UCF Opens 2009 Football Season with Big Weekend
-
Football. UTEP Football Impresses In Final Scrimmage At Camp Socorro
-Schoenrock Names Fred Corral Associate Head Coach/Pitching Coach

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB depth chart might change by game day
-
College beat- UAB's Callaway applauds pass rush

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Disgruntled UCF fans speak out at open policy meeting about new tailgating rules
-
UCF's Steven 'Moose' Robinson says offense is 'definitely different' this season
-
Check out Conference USA's new digital football media guide

Staying healthy key for Tulane
Baton Rouge Advocate

Tribulations of 2008 propel Houston toward success
ESPN

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Kickers excel in Herd scrimmage
-
Curry glad for chance to play for Herd

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Sounds of practice- p.a. system undergoes repairs
-
Finally, a scholarship for Thompson

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
MU baseball may have a stadium in its future
-MU basketball announces home game opponents

SMU sophomore DE hopes bigger is better
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice coordinator takes educated approach to QB battle
-
Former walk-on Nicholson bring toughness to UH team

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football team is thin at tailback
-
UTEP's Trisby works with No. 2 receiving group

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers not working like coach expects in practice
-
Tulsa not lacking weapons

QBs: Graham's lips are sealed
Tulsa World

Brown's X-rays offer good news
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

August 17, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
With Scrimmage In the Books, Cougars Turn Attention To Another Week
-
CSS to Broadcast Marshall at Tulane Football Game
-
Southern Miss Returns to Practice a Day After First Preseason Scrimmage
-
Tulsa Football Completes First Week of Workouts
-
Football. UTEP Football Impresses In Final Scrimmage At Camp Socorro
-
UCF Preseason Football Talk with Torrell Troup

Marshall's suspension leaves big hole to fill
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
-
QB Davis shines in USM scrimmage
-
Hunt for Nelson's replacement ongoing
-
USM's Eustachy excited about 'major talent'

UAB's Bryan Ellis, 3rd on the quarterback depth chart, had rough two years from injuries, but he won't give up
Birmingham News

Marshall's Jacobs has mind on father in Afghanistan
Charleston
Daily Mail

Issues for dog days of Herd camp
Charleston Gazette

SMU's Jones likes what he sees of freshman LB
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Pivotal practices loom for Knights
-
UCF notes- QB Calabrese upset by mistakes, offense
Listen to UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe talk about the Knights' progress on offense

From the Tulsa World
-
TU's Watts wants his own legacy
-
TU key dates
-
TU storylines
-
Get to know TU's Jacob Bower
-
QBs: Graham's lips are sealed

From the El Paso Times
-
Mike Price- UTEP's receiver spots not set
-
UTEP Miners have depth at tight end position

Tulane's Steve Stanard has a simple approach when it comes to defense
New Orleans Times Picayune

August 16, 2009

Running backs shine in UAB scrimmage
Birmingham News

Massey clings to tight end job
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Sendejo reflects on bittersweet years at Rice
-
UH football team hits ground running in first scrimmage
-
Notes, quotes, observations from first UH scrimmage
-
After good scrimmage, questions remain for Owls
-
Football: Thoughts from the Owls' first scrimmage (w/video)

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
UAB has grown older, and better
-
Offense rules 'Fan Fest'
-
Defense took one for team Saturday
-
Anderson happy with receivers

Passing game star of Herd scrimmage
Charleston Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers' offensive line questionable
-
Tiger football notes
-
C-USA basketball coaches like Tigers' chances

UCF notes- QB Calabrese upset by mistakes, offense
Orlando Sentinel

Conference Breakdown- Ranking Conference USA
Bleacher Report

From the Tulsa World
-
TU's Watts wants his own legacy
-
Hurricane will play Nebraska in Las Vegas

From the El Paso Times
-
Price praises quarterbacks, defense after scrimmage
-
UTEP's Evan Davis and Wiston Jeune impress

August 15, 2009

From rivals.com
-
Conference USA preseason unit rankings
-
C-USA looks to build on 2008 bowl success

2009 NCAA Football Conference Previews- Conference USA
Bleacher Report

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH football season far from a sure thing in 2009
-
UH football team gets good news- NCAA OKs Mays
-
Rice's defensive backs young but experienced
-
Efforts to reform BCS face tall order in Congress
-
Football: Owls scrimmage on Saturday (w/audio, video)
-
Welcome to practice, Devin Mays. UH basketball team gets game with OU.

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Receivers ready for red zone
-
Tailback suspended for opener
-
Marshall corrects a mistake in hiring

Herd's Ratanamorn gets a fresh start
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF QB Joe Weatherford in for the long haul
-
Knights receivers' bond inspires turnaround in offseason
-
UCF's top wide receivers
-
UCF Knights Notepad
-
Knights LB Cory Hogue confident in defense's strength
-
Former Knight Brandon Marshall acquitted following misdemeanor battery trial
-
Orlando leaders plan to honor 1958 Buffalo Bulls at UCF game

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers' annual kickoff gathering lacks warm, fuzzy feeling
-
Tigers add Marcus Bell to staff
-
Memphis Tiger football notebook
-
Memphis Tigers recruit Ngaloro will have MRI for injured knee

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Hunter thankful to be back on field
-
Baptiste toughs out toe injury
-
Eagles back after scheduled day off

From the Tulsa World
-
Believe Graham about QBs
-
Practice Report: Tulsa

Blazers' Ferrell making name as a good receiver
Birmingham News

Two C-USA Players Named to Maxwell Award Watch List
conferenceusa.com

SMU- RB transfer waiting on NCAA to play
Dallas Morning News

Green Wave counting on former Karr duo
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP team seeks new starters at linebacker
-
UTEP football team to conduct third scrimmage

August 14, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
2009 Conference USA Football Preview
-
Cougars Forge On Despite Wet Weather
-
Tigers Add Shoulder Pads Thursday
-
Golden Eagle Football Returns to Work Thursday
-
Tulane Football Concludes First Two-A-Day
-
Blazers Workout In Shorts And Helmets Thursday
-
Football. Man Of Many Hats- UTEP Director of Football Operations Nate Poss

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice WR Wells has shoulder surgery, will miss season
-
UH waiting for NCAA to rule on eligibility for football
-
Opportunities abound for Rice's big, veteran receivers
-
Sophomore Beall looks forward to carrying load for UH
-
Rice's three QBs make cases to succeed Clement

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Herd's Ratanamorn gets a fresh start
-
Herd basketball team to visit Tar Heels on Dec. 22
-
Herd's Harvey ready to rock
-
Herd lineman hopes to seize opportunity

From the Charleston Gazette
-
B.A. in QBing
-
Unexpected deep threat
-
Herd notebook- Taylor leading for No. 2 QB
-
Saunders still seeking spot

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Harris new man in middle
-
Ratanamorn hitting his kicks in special teams practice
-
Marshall to play defending hoops national champ
-
Marshall non-conference schedule- opponent by opponent

TU hopes to continue its success in 2009
Tulsa Beacon

Practice Report: Tulsa
Tulsa
World

Assistant jumps at chance to work for Tiger football
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
USF coach Jim Leavitt- UCF no "juggernaut"
-
UCF notes- Coach George O'Leary gives Knights a break for good workout
-
No matter how you spin it, Atlanta jury trial doesn't make ex-UCF standout Brandon Marshall look good
-
Former UCF star Joe Burnett snags interception during his first NFL exhibition game with the Steelers
-
UCF Football Notes- O'Leary praises the team's intensity, Rabazinski is excited about planned blackout

After folding early at Alabama, Mike Price breaks even at UTEP
Mobile Press Register (AP)

From the El Paso Times
-
Magazine predicts big things for UTEP
-
UTEP defensive line more comfortable in scheme

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB to tap athletics honorees
-
UAB's Trey Ragland has competition for kicking jobs this year

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM linebacker getting teammates up to speed
-
Morris putting in extra work at practice

Rested Eagles display vigor
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

SMU- RB transfer waiting on NCAA to play
Dallas Morning News

Herd hosting fan-focused event Saturday
Ironton Tribune

UCF's Senior Class- Recipients of a Wishy-Washy Football Program
Bleacher Report

August 13, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
A pair of C-USA Kickers Named to Lou Groza Award Watch List
-
Co-C-USA Preseason Volleyball Players of the Year Announced
-
Blazers Continue Fall Camp With Two Practices Wednesday
-
Tulsa Scrimmages Wednesday Night

RB Steele leads Memphis into 2009
ESPN

Clay ready to be feature back for Golden Hurricane
Tulsa World

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF transfer OL Abre Leggins happy with upward movement
-
USF Coach Jim Leavitt takes another jab at UCF football program
-
UCF Knights Notepad

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
No excuses for Tulane
-
Hudgens hopes to teach other Tigers as he plays

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Miners' second scrimmage also offers promise
-
Dropped passes still problem for UTEP Miners

Veteran line leads USM's offensive charge
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM linebacker getting teammates up to speed
-
Morris putting in extra work at practice
-
Eagles hold first two-a-day

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Linebacker Smith can fastest Eagle at 60, 100 yards
-
Two-a-days just fine with Fedora

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Sophomore Beall looks forward to carrying load for UH
-
Jeffcoat (the son, not the father) has some decisions to make

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Defensive line goes 10 deep
-
Matchup with Mountaineers a mid-season test
-
Ashton Hall leaps into Marshall record book

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Unexpected deep threat
-Herd notebook- Anderson secure as No. 1 at QB

Herd QB excels in first two-a-day sessions
Charleston Daily Mail

August 12, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
UCF's Troup on Outland Trophy Watch List
-
Cougars Prepare For First Day In Full Pads
-
Kemp, Offense Gets the Best of the Defense on Day Six of Tulane's Preseason Football Camp
-
Hurricane Goes Through Two-a-Days Tuesday, Dons Full Pads for First Time
-
UAB Practices In Full Pads For First Time
-
C-USA Women's Soccer Preseason Awards Announced
-
COURTNEY TRIMBLE NAMED UCF'S HEAD WOMEN'S GOLF COACH

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Who'll share the rushing load in the backfield at UCF?
-
Big East should look to UCF for expansion
-
Vote now- Should the Big East look at UCF for expansion?

Conference USA Season Preview- Expect Plenty of Fireworks
Bleacher Report

From the Charleston Gazette
-
New TV deals may define future of C-USA
-
C-USA preview- Favorites are hard to find
-
Saunders still seeking spot
-
Hits will keep on coming in contact drills

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
East Carolina, Houston favored to finish atop Conference USA
-
Herd working on its version of Wildcat
-
No lie- Snyder has done little to help home record

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
New-look line starts hitting
-
Practice gets lively with Hoot-'N'-Holler
-
Wilson gets feet under him at WR for Herd

Blazers' offensive lineman Calhoun ready when called upon
Birmingham News

Rice's three QBs making case to succeed Clement
Houston Chronicle

Two-a-days just fine with Fedora
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

You snooze, you lose: Tigers open camp with first victory -- beating sunrise
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Fortunes change in big way for Green Wave's Podet
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
-
Wojcik dismisses freshman forward
-
Practice Report: Tulsa

From the El Paso Times
-
Camp Socorro- First-teamers look good in UTEP football scrimmage
-
Photo gallery- UTEP football's first scrimmage
-
UTEP MIners' scoring pass one of many highlights

Non-AQ bowl projections
ESPN

August 11, 2009

State of the conference- Conference USA
ESPN

From conferenceusa.com
-
Carrier, UH Wide Receiver, Named To Biletnikoff Award Watch List
-
SMU's Robinson Named To Biletnikoff Award Watch List
-
Tulsa's Damaris Johnson Named to Biletnikoff Award List
-
The Race to Replace Chase
-
USM Defense Looks Good in Second Day of Full Pads
-
Blazers Continue Preseason Practice With Two-Hour Session Monday
-
Football. UTEP Football Position Breakdown- Special Teams

Blazer defense gave up 429.9 yards a game last season and, in spring practice, gave up 2,854 yards to the offense in three scrimmages
Birmingham News

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Curry could spice up Herd defense
-
Herd putting more emphasis on takeaways
-
New receivers getting a look
-
Herd notebook- Secondary, offensive line get a little tweaking
-
Make-or-break camp begins

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Cornerback Drakeford day-to-day with injury
-
MU notebook- Practice interrupted by inclement weather

SMU's Jones not wavering in belief that Mustangs are on course for turnaround
Dallas Morning News

Eagles looking for depth at quarterback
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Brown on award watch list
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
First day of UCF contact draws mixed reviews
-
UCF WR Khymest Williams out for the season with torn ACL

Tigers' newcomers talented, Tommy West says
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Practice Report Tulsa
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
-
Grayshirt freshman impressing coaches
-
UTEP corners look to improve on 115th ranking

August 10, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Southern Miss loaded with talent
-
Five keys to Tigers making another bowl trip
-
Former Tiger Robert Dozier spurns Miami Heat for Greek team

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Revisiting Marshall's success indicators
-
Marshall football notebook- Anderson looking more and more like starting QB

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Evans looks to shine for Herd in ’09
-
MU notebook- All eyes are on Graham

Fedora buoyed by better depth
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM’s Bailey says he learned from mistake
Biloxi Sun Herald

O'Leary likes depth on defensive front
Orlando Sentinel

From conferenceusa.com
-
Cougars Ready For Second Week
-
Tiger Football Season Officially Starts Monday
-
Golden Eagles Don Full Pads for First Time This Fall
-
Blazers Break Out Shoulder Pads Saturday
-
Football. UTEP Football Position Breakdown- Wide Receivers
-
Angels Tap Into UCF Baseball Once Again with the Signing of Graham
-
M-Basketball- Mouhammad Faye Scores 17 Points As Senegal Falls To Rwanda In FIBA African Championship

Junior college safety from Garden City Community College not as far along as he expected when fall camp opened at UAB due to hamstring injury
Birmingham News

Hurricane bonds on, off the field
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Before you know it, Cougars will be putting on the pads
Football: Sights and sounds from Owls' first practice (w/video)

Aubrey highlights Green Wave's 2009 Hall of Fame class
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP football team reloads at safety position
El Paso Times

August 9, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Owls Open Fall Football Camp
-
Mustangs Open Practice
-
Eagles Practice and Go Through Media Day Saturday
-
Tulane Football Practices in Pads for the First Time during Fall Camp
-
Preseason Football Talk with Rocky Ross

As UAB's backup QB, Isabelle trains for his moment
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Better talent, more depth
-
At USM, some stars gone, but others return
-
USM fans show love to Eagles

Brown hopeful despite limits
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Fletcher enjoys successful run at USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

Herd putting more emphasis on takeaways
Charleston Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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McClellan looks to return to form
-
Anderson looks the part in first practice
-
Trip to Tulane could be tough one
-
More about Tulane
-
QB club set to party; Graham arrives
-
Herd's Lutz playing with Philippines national team

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
TU Coach Toledo suspends 3 players
-
TU's Toledo gives a healthy assessment
-
Wave's Toledo hands off to Dodd

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice football team looks to reload, not rebuild
-
The Owls are putting the past behind them

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Former QB Martin Hankins, ex-DB Rod Smith back on Memphis sideline
-
Tigers' basketball schedule reflects talent

UPDATED- Knights are excited to put on pads Monday for first full-contact workout of preseason camp
Orlando Sentinel

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP kickers, punters feeling pressure
-
UTEP running back battle will be close

From the Tulsa World
-
Linebackers anchor Tulsa's defense
-
Practice Report Tulsa

August 8, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Cougars Begin 2009 Season with First Workout on Friday
-
Herd Football Opens Two Upcoming Practices to the Public
-
Tulsa Football Comes Together on Day Two of Fall Practice
-
Blazer Football Team Has Second Practice Of Camp
-
Tulane Football to Participate in Annual Media Day this Saturday
-
Golden Eagles Practice for First Time in Pads
-
Five Fall Camp Questions to Ponder Rice

Seasoned team, staff will help, coach says
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Anderson starts sharp
-
Marshall fans may find facts at practice
-
Notebook- Expect redshirts for most new recruits
-
Herd volleyball gets grad assistant coach

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Lawrence transferring from Bama to USM
-
QB Davis wearing knee brace

UAB's Terrell Springs now a savvy, veteran defensive back
Birmingham News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's Josh Robinson ready to fill shoes of speedster Joe Burnett
-
Time is now for UCF, or else Big East is just a pipe dream
-
Who will win the 2009 Conference USA football championship?

Lockett is no longer unknown
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UPDATED- Cougars hit the practice field; plus, another QB commitment
-
Thoughts from Bailiff heading into fall practice

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football media guide only available online this year
-
UTEP Miners return experienced offensive line

Tulane's Anderson ready to hit ground running
New Orleans Times Picayune

SMU hires former Patriots OL Klemm as line coach
Dallas Morning News

AutoZone Liberty Bowl gets huge improvements to locker-room areas
Memphis Commercial Appeal

August 7, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Cougars Report, Set For First Workout
-
Marshall Reinstates A.J. Graham's Scholarship
-
USM Defense Sporting Gold to Start Fall Practice
-
Tulane Football Completes First Practice of 2009 Fall Camp
-
Tulsa Football Players Report
-
UAB Football Is Back - Blazers Hold First Practice Of 2009 Fall Camp
-
UCF Football Kicks Off with First Practice Session
-
Football. Miners Get into the Swing of Things on Day One
-
Tiger Basketball Announces 2009-10 Non-Conference/Exhibition Schedule

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Blazers will lean on QB Joe Webb
-
Memphis Tigers' out-of-conference schedule features Kansas, Tennessee

SMU plans seeks to sell football tickets, belief
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
-
Backup plans- UTEP Miners have plenty of options at QB
-
Miner Notebook- Coach Mike Price says freshmen have looked good

Marshall opponents- Texas El Paso
Charleston Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Hebert an anchor on O-line
-
Brown limited in first practice
-
Former Eagle Bradley returns to alma mater

Southern Miss rusher Damion Fletcher aims for milestone
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall reinstates Graham
-
Herd has changed, but will the record?
-
Landon- The good, and not so good, for the Herd
-
Marshall holds media day

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice has no lack of experience with doubters
-
Trainer has UH football team conditioned for success
-
Cougars report to UH preseason football camp
-
Coogs report to camp; look who's trying out at tight end

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Later kickoffs give UCF fans time to tailgate
-
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary, players talk about the Knights' first practice

Tulane QB Kemp has 'good first day'
New Orleans Times Picayune

August 6, 2009

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
A good defense is not enough in C-USA
-
Herd players check into dorms, prepare for preseason camp

Marshall opponents- Texas El Paso
Charleston Gazette

Marshall football conversation starts with '2009?'
Charleston
Daily Mail

From conferenceusa.com
-
Two C-USA Punters on Preseason Ray Guy Award Watch List
-
C-USA Announces Fall Soccer and Volleyball TV Schedules

Three non-AQ punters on Ray Guy watch list
ESPN

Hebert inherits key role on O-line
Jackson
Clarion-Ledger

‘Improved’ Golden Eagles open fall camp
Biloxi Sun Herald

Rice will lean on defense rather than quarterback
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Fury brews over UCF's new tailgating rules
-
Former UCF star Jermaine Taylor reaches multi-year contract agreement with Houston Rockets
-
Plenty of story lines abound as college football practices begin

UTEP Miners report for duty, start practice today
El Paso Times

Wave track coach to join Vols?
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
-
Meyer decides not to return to TU football team
-
Hurricane newcomers report

August 5, 2009

From the College Football News
-
2009 CFN Conference USA Preview 
-
2009 CFN Conference USA Team Capsules 
-
2009 Conference USA Schedules & Picks 
-
2009 Conference USA Preview - Unit Rankings 

Five Conference USA Running Backs Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List
conferenceusa.com

From the Tulsa World
-
Shot of reality: Attack on father makes TU QB mentally tough
-
TU football welcomes 32 newcomers

UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe pleased with Knights
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Herd looking to go old school
-
Marshall a finalist for Doak Walker Award

Pruett still has fond memories
Bluefield Daily Telegram

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Marshall opponents- Southern Methodist
-
MU needs to bask in Florida's 'Sunshine'

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane's fall football practices begin Thursday with 16 returning
-
Suwanee, Ga., linebacker Zach Davis commits to Tulane football
-
LB hopes to pull weight with Wave
-
Wave starting season healthy, with speed

From the Birmingham News
-
University of Alabama at Birmingham has signed a 10-year, $7 million multi-media rights extension with ISP Sports
-
UAB building up football scholarships

UAB, ISP Agree to Extension; Announce Facility Improvements
CBS42

Five Biggest Questions Facing SMU Football
scout.com (sub req'd)

Strong non-AQ presence on Doak Walker watch list
ESPN

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Former UH QB Joseph transfers to Sam Houston State
-
New AD is here. So where does UH go now?

From the Dallas Morning News
-New Houston AD faces deluge
-
UNLV will be opening opponent for SMU men's basketball team in Hawaii tournament

Five-A-Days- Memphis Tigers
Jackson Sun

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
Golden Eagles begin fall camp today
-
Southern Miss rusher Damion Fletcher aims for milestone

Sophomore LB sporting new 'do
Hattiesburg American

UTEP Miner seniors report for their final season
El Paso Times

August 4, 2009

Conference USA takes another step forward
Yahoo! Sports

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rhoades arrives at UH to begin new era in athletics
-
UH QB Keenum named to preseason watch list
-
Bigger. Faster. Younger. Will that translate to better? (w/updates)

UAB snags basketball signee Ovie Soko
Birmingham News

USM holds first practice on Wednesday
Hattiesburg American

Frosh will dot USM depth chart
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Tulsa World
-
Around the corner
-
Five questions

2009-10 C-USA Women's Basketball Prospectus
conferenceusa.com

August 3, 2009

Five questions facing Southern Miss this season
Mobile Press Register

The Quad Countdown- No. 30 Houston
New York Times

Experienced defense key as Rice offense rebuilds
Houston Chronicle

Offensive tackle Tony Jacob the latest commitment during busy recruiting weekend for UCF
Orlando Sentinel

Rising son
Tulsa World

August 2, 2009

Preview 2009 - CFN Conference USA Preview
College Football News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Winning at home crucial to USM's success
-Fedora worried about offensive line depth

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH defensive end Graham sculpted for success
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Case Keenum, the Heisman, BCS busting and explosive offense

Herd safety Hall flying under hype radar
Charleston Gazette

Returning Tigers set to make some noise
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TU starts with swagger
Tulsa World

August 1, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
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C-USA, Hawaii Bowl extend partnership
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Acting athletic director leaving UH today

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Sanford Seminole's Tyrone Bouie reels in 11th offer, this one from UAB
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UCF announces practice times, rules for first week of camp

Marshall opponents- Southern Mississippi
Charleston Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
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Fedora- Brown to be re-evaluated soon
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Fletcher humbled by arrest
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USM tickets go on sale

Tall receiver commits to Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Barbe linebacker picks Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

C-USA Kickoff Notebook
Birmingham News

Defense to be focus for UTEP Miners this year
El Paso Times