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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

September 30, 2009
Feast of Saint Jerome
National Women's Health and Fitness Day

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Conley pitcher verbally commits to East Carolina
-ECU's backfield thins out
-Injured Knight returns to campus
-Brown named permanent dean of College of Nursing at ECU
-ECU students march to stress safety on campus

Snyder admires ECU's achievements
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd ready to take on ECU
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ECU's Harris a similar receiver to BG's Barnes

From ecupirates.com
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Seniors Propel ECU Past UNCW, 3-2
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Varner Leads Pirates At VCU Shootout
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Special Online Video Of ECU vs. Marshall Made Available Nationwide

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Star Parker)
Bonesville.net

BC Lions enlist big NFL veteran to protect battered QB
Kelowna.com

Copper catches first pass in two seasons in Chiefs' loss to Eagles
Washington Daily News

September 29, 2009
Michaelmas (Greek/Roman Catholic)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Red Alert! Red zone changes coming

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Conference
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (International Fevival)

From ecupirates.com
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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
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Pirate Football Gameday Central

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Two Marshalls await ECU
-Pirates rally around Rock and his heroic message

Stats point towards progress for ECU
Washington Daily News

Pirates give Holtz a reason to smile again
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail (AP)

Herd has brewed rivalry with ECU
Charleston (WV) Gazette

ECU to focus on red zone
Kinston Free Press

Holtz finds relief after ECU ends 2-game slide
Rocky Mount Telegram (AP)

3-1 Marshall Awaits ECU for Homecoming
WSAZ-TV

Eskridge seals Pirate victory in clash with Knights
The East Carolinian

College Football Picks Week 5
Sports-Odds.com

UVA unveils baseball schedule
  Slate includes an intriguing three-game series at perennial power East Carolina during the opening weekend of the season.

Charlottesville Daily Progress

September 28, 2009
Ancestor Appreciation Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 399
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Dominance over UCF has key implications

-BVL: Harris, AP & Coaches Polls

From ecupirates.com
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Southern Miss Blanks Pirates, 3-0
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Pirates Fall To Cougars, 2-1

September 27, 2009
Ancestor Appreciation Day
Gold Star Mother's Day
Kiwanis Kids' Day
Saint Vincent de Paul Feast Day
World Tourism Day
Yom Kippur (begins at sundown - Jewish)
Birthday - Samuel Adam (statesman)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Central Florida Game Center
-O'Brien:
ECU still sputtering
-Myatt:
'Rock' of inspiration
-BVL:
ECU-Central Florida Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Game Day Countdown Show
Talk FM: Replay Post-game Call-in Show

From ecupirates.com
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Harris Leads East Carolina Past UCF 19-14
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Volleyball Reschedules Kids' Clinic
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Soccer Drops Rice, 1-0
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Pirates Turn Back UCF, 3-1

Linkmeister Note: ECU has now won seven of its last eight home games against C-USA members and Eight of last 10 games against C-USA East Division members

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-East Carolina legs out important win over UCF
-Roggeman, who’s battling cancer, inspires Pirates in victory
-Randle returns to Dowdy-Ficklen for Hall induction
-Pirates’ low-scoring win a flashback to 2008
-ECU researchers discover pattern of mimicry evolution in local millipedes

Pirates hold off Knights
Raleigh News & Observer

From ucfathletics.com
-ECU Holds Off UCF's Comeback as Knights Suffer 19-14 Loss
-UCF-East Carolina Postgame Notes

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Mistakes doom UCF in loss to East Carolina
-UCF's failures make it tough to have faith in the Knights after losing at East Carolina
Postgame audio- UCF Coach George O'Leary says Brett Hodges will remain the Knights starting quarterback
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College football pictures- UCF at East Carolina
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Notes on how UCF lost to East Carolina 19-14
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Fourth Quarter Updates from UCF at East Carolina -- Pirates beat Knights 19-14
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Live from East Carolina, we have your pregame notes and anecdotes

Pirates hold on to win C-USA opener
Washington Daily News

Pirates hold on for first league win
Kinston Free Press

Non-AQ helmet stickers, Week 4
ESPN

September 26, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday
Family Health and Fitness Day - USA
Fish Amnesty Day
National Hunting and Fishing Day
National Public Lands Day
R.E.A.D. in America Day
Birthday - Johnny Appleseed

From Bonesville.net
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Sonny Randle)
-BVL: C-USA Standings, Schedule & TV Games

ECU Pirates Gameday Weather
weather.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates battle Knights in Conference USA opener
-MASN to broadcast ECU-Rice game
-ECU debates public-private partnerships

Pirates face UCF in league opener
Kinston Free Press

ECU's title defense begins
Fayetteville Observer

Game preview- Central Florida (2-1) at ECU (1-2)
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU looks to regain swagger in C-USA opener
Washington Daily News

ECU begins C-USA action against UCF
Winston-Salem Journal (AP)

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Game preview- UCF at East Carolina
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UCF Knights know road win a must against East Carolina
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Knights Notepad hits the road ...

Knights face big C-USA challenge
Florida Today

Knights Need an Upset to Remain in C-USA Title Hunt
Leland Ledger

UCF hopes last week's play carries over
News-Press

Can you game plan for the flu?
Osceola News-Gazette

September 25, 2009
Paint it Purple Friday

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
-BVL: C-USA Standings, Schedule & TV Games
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (March of Dimes)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Dodge blasting big boots for ECU
-Riley’s Army benefit on tap today at ECU
-Pirate pride- Show respect for East Carolina's guests
-ECU has to retain more of its students

ECU’s Blacknall learning from mistakes
Kinston Free Press

From UCF Athletics
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Knights Travel to Take on 2008 C-USA Champion East Carolina
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Marc Daniels' From the Press Box

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Ron Dowdy is doozy of a booster for both UCF and its next opponent, East Carolina
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UCF team flu-free, but still practicing good hygiene
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More than just this year at stake for UCF
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UCF Football Notes: East Carolina representative (Denny O'Brien) helps us take a closer look at the Pirates
Listen to East Carolina Coach Skip Holtz on the Beat of Sports ...
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Complete this sentence- UCF can win at East Carolina if ...
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Chat wrap- Iliana Limon answered your questions about the UCF Knights

ECU, UCF to meet in key C-USA game
Hattiesburg American

UCF looking to avoid 0-2 hole against ECU
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From Florida Today
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Coaches hope UCF tackle becomes one of the good-hands people
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Brynn building up steam

Knights Better Know a Stadium- ECU's Dowdy-Ficklen
Bleacher Report

From ucfsports.com (rivals.com)
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Holtz previews UCF-ECU matchup
Video- Young knows importance of ECU game

From ESPN.com
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Non-AQ picks, Week 4
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Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett

Jets on the lookout for Titans' Johnson
Raleigh News & Observer

Webster Groves transfer Brown cleared by MSHSAA
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

September 24, 2009
National Punctuation Day
Birthday - F. Scott Fitzgerald (writer)
Birthday - Jim Henson (puppeteer)

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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'Chip' missing in action for ECU

Talk FM: TOT (Boys Club Golf Tournament)

"PURPLE OUT" Declared For Saturday
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Harris waiting to break loose
-Budget, honors college on ECU trustees’ agenda

From the East Carolinian
-ECU set to begin C-USA title defense
-Breaking down ECU's C-USA slate

ECU defense ready to defend its title
Washington Daily News

ECU’s Dodge becoming weapon
Kinston Free Press

UCF (2-1) at East Carolina (1-2)
Charlotte Observer

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Buffalo win a 'turning point' for UCF's offense
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Storybook rivalry lacks Knights ending

From UCF Athletics
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Newsome Making Most of Opportunities
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UCF Football Game Notes - ECU Sept. 26

From the University of Central Florida
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UCF Football Game 3 Notes
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QB Hodges Earns Student-Athlete Nod

UCF needs to 'bring it' against ECU
rivals.com

Football needs to stop ECU early
Central Florida Future

From the Bleacher Report
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Walking The Plank- Previewing The UCF-ECU Matchup
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UCF's Keys to ECU and Beyond

O'Leary Looking for Continued Improvement
Lakeland (FL) Ledger

September 23, 2009
Checkers Day
Innergize Day
Libra Begins

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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Riley's Army looking for enlistments

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Keith Corder)

From ecupirates.com
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Soccer Holds Childhood Cancer Awareness Event
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Outsides Lift Pirates Over Campbell, 3-1

Linkmeister Note: (Per canada.com) The CFL's BC Lions signed Damane Duckett to the practice roster Monday.

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirate stays a patient man
-Outside hitters lead Pirates past Camels

UCF players know ECU game is crucial
Florida Today

From the Orlando Sentinel
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O'Leary- UCF can't afford slow first half
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UCF Football Notes: Can dominant defensive play still win championships in Conference USA?
Listen to Coach George O'Leary talk about UCF's game at East Carolina
Listen to Derrick Hallman and Cliff McCray talk about this week's game at East Carolina
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Scars remind Nall the long road back to football field
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ECU coach Skip Holtz praises UCF on Twitter

George O'Leary Holds Weekly Press Conference
UCF Athletics

September 22, 2009
American Business Women's Day
Autumnal Equinox
Fall Begins Northern Hemisphere

Dear Diary Day
Elephant Appreciation Day
Hobbit Day
International Day of Radiant Peace
Long Count Day
Mabon (Wiccan)
Spring Begins Southern Hemisphere
Anniversary - Emancipation Proclamation
Anniversary - Ice Cream Cone Birthday

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Defending the title starts now

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Conference
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Dick Armey)

From ecupirates.com
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Dodge Receives Second Weekly Honor
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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
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Pirate Football Gameday Central
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Latest Letters Of Mack Now Available

Champs start title defense
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Kinston Free Press
-ECU hopes to learn from losses
-ECU's Dodge honored again

Pirates prepare for C-USA opener
Washington Daily News

ECU's Robinson remembers his roots
Salisbury Post

Tar Heels wrap up ECU in 31-17 victory
The East Carolinian

Pirates off to a slow start in 2009
Rocky Mount Telegram (AP)

Tudor's Take- Holtz's stock down
Raleigh News & Observer

From ucfathletics.com
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UCF Football Game Notes - ECU Sept. 26
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John Denton's Knights Insider

From the Orlando Sentinel
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East Carolina Coach Skip Holtz expects UCF to be a challenge
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Defense-driven UCF, ECU defy offense-focused way
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UCF Football Notes
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Ranking recent C-USA champs in key offensive and defensive categories

Coaches George O'Leary, Skip Holtz Talk C-USA Football
Bleacher Report

September 21, 2009
Fast of Gedalya (Jewish)
Eid-Al-Fitr (Celebrating the Fast - Islamic)
International Women's Ecommerce Day
National Woman Road Warrior Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 398
– 
Big play missing from ECU arsenal

-BVL: AP & Coaches Polls
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings

From ecupirates.com
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Broz Heads Pirates Past UNC Wilmington
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Pirates Finish Sixth At Paladin Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates’ 1-2 start could make team humble, hungry again
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ECU Note's- Bachelor's engineering program earns accreditation
-DA not ready to decide on death penalty

East Carolina review
Raleigh News & Observer

UCF Knights travel to defending C-USA champ East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

Johnson Sets Career Highs, Franchise Record
Titans Radio

Tough times for Garrard
  Not enough support

jaguars.com

Underdog Texans rally to send struggling Titans to 0-2 start
  Matt Schaub trumped Chris Johnson's career day

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Intrastate football game answers one man's questions
Rocky Mount Telegram

International Lose Like A Pirate Day
850 The Buzz (blog)

The county in college football
Shelby Star

Barrick Still Looking
superprep.com (sub req'd)

September 20, 2009
Eid-Al-Fitr / Eid ul-Fitr / EID (Celebrating the Fast – Islamic)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-North Carolina Game Center
-O'Brien:
All not lost for ECU
-Myatt:
Big odds tough to overcome
-BVL:
ECU-North Carolina Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Game Day Countdown Show

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls To UNC-CH, 31-17
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Cross Country Sweeps Pirate Invitational
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Moore Tied For Ninth After Two Rounds
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Pirates Drop 3-1 Decision At Marshall

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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UNC-CH defense keeps ECU offense quiet
  Second-half woes continue, ECU loses 31-17

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Pirate offense unable to sustain steady attack
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Heels dig in for victory

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Bad call costs Pirates
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Pirates' pass defense has a long way to go
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Heels step it up against ECU
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Observations

No. 24 Tar Heels pass the Pirates
Washington Daily News

Pirates falter against UNCCH
Kinston Free Press

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Yates sparks Heels by Pirates
-Snubbed- Highsmith feels true vindication

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Austin has a few words for Pirates
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UNCCH's passing, defense put away ECU
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UNCCH postgame report

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Freshman receivers help UNCCH top ECU
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Tar Heels' defense walks the walk

From the Greensboro News Record
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Hardin- UNCCH, ECU taking difference courses
-Yates leads Tar Heels past ECU

Tar Heels beat ECU for team’s best start since 1997
Wilmington Star-News

No. 24 Tar Heels fight past East Carolina
BlueRidgeNow.com (AP)

COL FB- N. Carolina 31, E. Carolina 17
United Press International

ECU Postgame Quotes
WITN

UNCCH-ECU- Between The Lines
scout.com

Saturday Starcaps -- Seminole County
  Andre Robinson, who is the younger brother of previous Greyhounds players Mark and Loren, has been offered a scholarship to East Carolina.

Orlando Sentinel

September 19, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday
International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year)
Saint Gennaro Feast Day
Wife Appreciation Day

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Nathan Summers)
Bonesville.net

College Football Weather - East Carolina
weather.com

Chapel Hill Forecast
accuweather.com

ECU@UNC-CH on XM
xmradio.com

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Football Gameday Central
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Soccer Plays Coastal Carolina To 0-0 Tie
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Volleyball Opens C-USA Play At Marshall
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Pirates Tied For Eighth After 18 Holes

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Battle of heavyweights
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Three keys….

Struggling Pirates to battle tough Tar Heel defense
Kinston Free Press

Pirates need offense
Fayetteville Observer

Heels- Just keep winning. Pirates- Time to regroup.
Charlotte Observer

Pirates look to recapture magic of 2007
Washington Daily News

Bragging rights will be at stake when Heels, Pirates get together for one of their rare meetings
Winston Salem Journal

This time, Tar Heels are looking for payback
Durham Herald-Sun

ACC Insider- State title gives you something to root for
Wilmington Star-News

September 18, 2009
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
National Respect Day
Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)
Anniversary - US Air Force

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
-BVL: Conference USA Saturday Football Schedule
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Art Chansky)

Pirates can boost recruiting leverage with win in Chapel Hill
Greenville Daily Reflector.

ECU’s Pinkney remains confident
New Bern Sun Journal

Right place, right time
Kinston Free Press

Women's Golf Set To Open Fall Season
ecupirates.com

September 17, 2009
Constitution Day / Constitution Week

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Geary & Geary sold on East Carolina

-Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Davis, Holtz take the high road

-BVL: Football Recruiting Class of 2010 Thumbnails
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Roy Cooper)

UCF, Virginia Tech Games Reach Sell-Out Status
ecupirates.com

Opportunity arises for ECU's Williams
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Gidrey dons new hat
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ECU sells out two more games
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Tar Heels lose Dyer from offensive line
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ECU commemorating Floyd with symposium

ECU’s Bryant earning reputation as tough guy
New Bern Sun Journal

Rivalry Renewed
The East Carolinian

From the Charlotte Observer
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Tar Heels welcome Pirates to Chapel Hill
-ECU's defensive backs aim not to repeat big mistakes

East Carolina readies for Tar Heels
ESPN

Pirates Battle Back in Midst of Hurricane Floyd Devastation
WNCT

From the USA Today
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East Carolina Team Page
-North Carolina Team Page
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Weekend Forecast- Texas, Florida gunning for payback victories

College Football Week 3 Lines- East Carolina vs. North Carolina lines
TheOnlinewire

For Entertainment Purposes Only- Previewing College Football's 3rd week
Tomahawk Nation

September 16, 2009
Ann Bradstreet Day
Mayflower Day
Women's Friendship Day
Laylat-al-Qadr (Lailat ul Qadr, Lailat-ul Qadr – Night of Power)

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Pirates uncover recruiting gem in Florida

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Star Parker)

Linkmeister update:  "ESPN said that the East Carolina - WVU game was the most consumed college football game in terms of total hours viewed on ESPN360.com" per WVU coach Stewart on Twitter.

Freshmen Excel At UNCW Landfall
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Poor second-half offense not cause for panic, Holtz says
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Pirate backfield may be less crowded at Chapel Hill
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ECU fights spread of the flu
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Downtown shooting suspect indicted

ECU searches for complete game
Greensboro News Record (AP)

UNC-CH eyeing revenge
Madison Messenger

Opponent Preview- East Carolina
scout.com

NCAA Football Week 3- Live Betting Lives at Bodog
Doc's Sports Service

September 15, 2009
Birthday - President William Taft (27th President)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Second half blues beating Pirates

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Conference
Talk FM: TOT (Rogers Domestic Violence Center)
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show

From ecupirates.com
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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
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Pirate Football Gameday Central
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Dodge Receives Weekly Punting Honor

Disappearing offense
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU offense looks to get back on track
Washington Daily News

Pirates considering change at QB
Kinston Free Press

College-Football Notebook- ECU star Lindsay may be sidelined
Winston Salem Journal

From the East Carolinian
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Mountaineers, Brown prove too tough to handle
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Student Pirate Club ticket issues

College Football Predictions Week 3
Sports-Odds.com

Gooden has a mild knee sprain
  TRYOUT: The Ravens tried out former East Carolina tight end Davon Drew, the rookie fifth-round draft pick that Baltimore cut during the final major roster cutdown.

Baltimore Ravens

September 14, 2009
Employee Exchange Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 397
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Pinkney, offense need work

-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV
-BVL: AP & Coaches Polls

From ecupirates.com
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Wilcox Lifts Pirates Over Old Dominion, 1-0
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Pirates Finish 11th At Maryland Intercollegiate

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates searching for their missing offense
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Campus Notes- Pirate Bikes offers a greener way to travel

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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East Carolina clipboard
-Some Notable locals

West Virginia tops East Carolina
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

September 13, 2009
National Grandparent's Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-West Virginia Game Center
-O'Brien:
Defenseless in Morgantown
-BVL:
ECU-WVU Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Game Day Countdown Show

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Downed By West Virginia, 35-20
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Soccer Hosts Old Dominion
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Pirates Finish WSSU Invite With 3-1 Record
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Pirates Open Season At Maryland Intercollegiate

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Brown, West Virginia shell East Carolina, 35-20
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Brown blooms in Mountaineers’ victory
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Brown's prowess proves unlucky for Pirates

Pirates can't repeat history
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates stumble against Mountaineers
Washington Daily News
(AP)

Mountaineers Overcome Miscues
West Virginia University Mountaineers

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Tables turned
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ECU praises Brown, WVU defense
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For WVU, everybody got footloose
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WVU-ECU statistics

From the Times-West Virginian
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Mountaineers shrug off slow start, pound ECU
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First college TD just the beginning for frosh Austin

WVU wins
Beckley Register Herald

September 12, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday

From Bonesville.net
Saberslasher Flashback: PIRATE VS. MOUNTAINEER
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (History of ECU Football)
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Football Gameday Central
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Pirates Tie Wolfpack, 2-2
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Cross Country Takes Second At Seahawk Invitational
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ECU-WVU To Be Streamed On ESPN360.com
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A Message To The Pirate Nation
  Holland Addresses TV Programming Decisions, Rights ... and ESPN360

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Volleyball Picks Up Two Wins At WSSU Invite

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Battle of heavyweights
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More ‘eers, more beards…

Pirates want to turn tide
Fayetteville Observer

Pirates gear up for statement game with Mountaineers
Washington Daily News

Pirates look to repeat against WVU
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hartman won't kick about job
-East Carolina at West Virginia

East Carolina brings back painful memories for West Virginia
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

E Carolina looks for 2nd straight win over W.Va.
Parkersburg News (AP)

My top teams in NC and Florida
ESPN

September 11, 2009
Paint it Purple Friday
Anniversary - World Trade Center/Pentagon Attacks
911 Day
Libraries Remember
Patriot Day

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
-BVL: Conference USA Football Schedule
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Hurricane Speech)

Volleyball Begins Play At Lady Rams Invitational
ecupirates.com

ECU’s Whitley feeling ‘great’ after nearly quitting
New Bern Sun Journal

Hartman optimistic about recovery from hip injuries
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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ECU has hands full with WVU's diversity
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ECU-WVU contest looks like a nailbiter

From ESPN
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Tougher West Virginia seeks payback on ECU
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Big East lunchtime links
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What To Watch For- Week 2
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Non-AQ picks, Week 2
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Big East Week 2 picks

From scout.com
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Preview- WVU - East Carolina
-Match-ups- WVU - ECU  (sub req'd)
scout.com (sub req'd)
BGN Podcast: ECU Edition (sub req'd)
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Stew's Views- Week 2 Press Conference

Fearless predictions- Week 2
NY Newsday

College Football Week 2 Breakdown
Mid-Major Madness

September 10, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
– 
App State series now has a future

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Ayden Collard Festival)

Date Set For 2009 Pirate Cup
  All proceeds from this golf tournament will benefit the men and women's golf programs at ECU

ecupirates.com

Blacknall hopes to ease secondary concerns
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina running back not used to losing
Charleston Daily Mail

ECU vs. WVU Internet-Only Broadcast
WITN

Big stats no, big wins yes
Washington Daily News

From the East Carolinian
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Showdown in Morgantown
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ECU's running game displays flashes of potential
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Opinion: Student Pirate Club causes student woes

East Carolina Preview
West Virginia University Mountaineers

East Carolina (1-0) at West Virginia (1-0)
Charlotte Observer

West Virginia vs. East Carolina: What To Watch for in an Interesting Match-Up
Bleacher Report

Pack prepares for Pirates
N.C. State University Technician Online

September 9, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
– 
Offense determined to deliver

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Rick Sparks)

From ecupirates.com
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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
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ECU-WVU To Be Streamed On ESPN360.com

ECU’s defensive line facing tougher test at WVU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Football- Coach Stewart Press Conference Quotes
MSNsportsNET.com

From the Times-West Virginian
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WVU's Miller hopes to control ECU quarterback Pinkney
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Holtz a personable coach

Stewart, Holtz eye quarterback matchup
Charleston Daily Mail

Willis a catch for ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Leon football player Helms commits to East Carolina
Tallahassee.com

Wilson- Dolphins waive rookie tight end Davon Drew
National Football Post

Miami Dolphins- Report says Dolphins waive rookie tight end Davon Drew
Florida Sun Sentinel

Dolphins also like new addition rookie Davon Drew
Orlando Sentinel

LaBarrie returns to Georgia Tech as assistant
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Three of ECU's opponents have revenge in mind
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

September 8, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-
Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
– 
The good, the bad and the ugly

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Conference
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show
Talk FM: Off to the Races Show

Brian Bailey Radio Show
PIRATE RADIO 1250 & 930

From ecupirates.com
-
Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
-
Pirate Football Gameday Central

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates to see familiar offense against West Virginia
-
Long way to the top….

ECU turns the page on App State
Washington Daily News

Holtz- 'I really like the attitude'
New Bern Sun Journal

College football- ECU tries to reclaim underdog attitude
Greensboro News Record (AP)

Lenzi to coach Pirates' divers
Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

Ravens gambled and lost Drew, Peerman
Baltimore Sun

September 7, 2009
Labor Day (US)

Employee Exchange Day

From Bonesville.net
-
O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 396
– 
September sun nearly melted Pirates

-BVL: AP & Coaches Polls
-BVL: Updated Conference USA Scoreboard

From ecupirates.com
-
Baseball Starts Fall Practice
-
Pirates Fall To No. 17 Wake Forest

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates look for fix to second-half woes against App State
-
SUMMERS- Legend of Edwards never appears at Dowdy-Ficklen
-
Pirate football a big ticket once again
-
Game provides thrills for faithful
-
Scene Around the
Video- ECU vs. ASU
-
ECU athletics adds valuable dimension to life in eastern NC

East Carolina Clipboard
  ECU's 29-24 victory over Appalachian State revealed that defensive depth will be more of a problem than expected.

Raleigh News & Observer

East Carolina survives wild season opener
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina struggles to beat Appalchian St
College Football News

ECU's offense disappeared in second half
Fayetteville Observer

Lindsay's legs help hold off App State
College Fantasy Football Insider

East Carolina App. State Game Notes
Examiner.com

Drew picked up by Dolphins
New Bern Sun Journal

Miami Dolphins release TE David Martin on an injury waiver
  Tight end David Martin was released after being hampered by knee problems, and the Dolphins added rookie Davon Drew.

Miami Herald

Brief goodbye- Harper, others signed to Ravens practice squad
  Tight end Davon Drew, a fifth-round pick from East Carolina, was signed by the Miami Dolphins.

Baltimore Sun

Drew claimed by Dolphins
RotoTimes.com

Colleges extend written football offers to standout juniors
Charlotte Observer

Tillman Sets Big Goals
scout.com (sub req'd)

September 6, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Appalachian State Game Center
-O'Brien:
Killer instinct AWOL
-Myatt:
Pirates have work to do
-BVL:
ECU-Appalachian State Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Game Day Countdown Show
Talk FM: Replay Post-game Call-in Show

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Stave Off Mountaineers, 29-24
-
Volleyball Splits To End VT Tournament

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates hold off second-half rally, win 29-24
-
ECU's offensive fireworks doused after half
-
Holtz- Careful what you wish for
-
Pirate faithful ride the waves of emotion in win

Pirates hold on despite shaky second half
Fayetteville Observer

Pirates survive late ASU surge
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Too close for comfort
-
Photo gallery- East Carolina 29, Appalachian St. 24
-
First Look- 219 raw images from the game in Greenville
-
Observations

From the Washington Daily News
-
Pirates pass App-titude test
-
Wilson gives ECU fans a scare
-
Copper ready to hit the field

From the Winston Salem Journal
-ECU takes huge lead, then holds off ASU
-
FOGGY- Strange beginning and one wild, wild ending

ASU Comeback Falls Just Short
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

From the Watauga Democrat
-Mountaineers scare "Arrrugh" out of Pirates

-
Furious ASU ralls falls short

ECU holds on, holds off ASU
Charlotte Observer

From the Asheville Citizen Times
-Appalachian State's rally falls short
-
3rd-string QB nearly leads ASU to upset

Ravens part with unsteady receivers
  The Ravens wound up cutting two draft picks, fifth-round tight end Davon Drew (East Carolina) and sixth-round running back Cedric Peerman (Virginia).

Annapolis Capital

September 5, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday

From Bonesville.net
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Terry Holland)
-
BVL: Conference USA Scoreboard

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirate Football Gameday Central
-
Pirates Down Stony Brook, 3-1
-
Pirates Dispatched By Hokies, 3-0
-
Cross Country Opens Season Strong
-
New Coaches Join Swimming And Diving Staff

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Kickoff at Dowdy-Ficklen
-
Wait is over- It's finally game day for East Carolina
-
Olympic gold medalist Lenzi joins Pirates as diving coach
-
Top 10 Pirate Season Openers…

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
First line of defense
-
Appalachian State at East Carolina

Historic foes ready to renew their rivalry
Winston Salem Journal

Pirates open with ASU today
Kinston Free Press

Appalachian State at East Carolina
Charlotte Observer

Presley has chance to prove skills
Watauga Democrat

No Edwards, no chance for ASU vs. ECU
Asheville Citizen Times

Game Day Economic Impact
WNCT

ECU - Appalachian State live blog
The East Carolinian

September 4, 2009
Paint it Purple Friday
Harvest Moon
Newspaper Carrier Day
College Colors Day

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (P. Johnson, Game Traffic)

From ecupirates.com
-
Coach Mack Answers Questions In His Letters
-
ECU Golf Team Received GCAA Academic Honor
-
Bools Receives C-USA Sportsmanship Award

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Jackson ready to hit field for Pirates
-
Time to paint it purple and gold
-
Police prepared, policies clarified for ECU security
-
Greenville's growth inspires CNN visit

Pirates face tough decision in kicking game
Kinston Free Press

Skip Holtz- Former uconn Coach Has No Regrets
Hartford Courant

Top-Ranked Apps Open Season at ECU
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

From the Watauga Democrat
-
Holtz not looking past ASU
-
It's go time

MASN to Televise East Carolina Football
MASN

Weekend Preview
CBSSports.com

BYU football preview- Which team will challenge BCS monopoly this season
BYU Newsnet

Ex-BC/ECU coach sacked
Boston Globe

Beer Cans Brew Controversy
WNCT

Ash Looking Far and Wide
scout.com (sub req'd)

September 3, 2009
Skyscraper Day

From Bonesville.net
-
Myatt: View from the 'ville
– 
Apps loaded with offensive punch

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Pitt County AD)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Wilson mastering his craft
-
Plan ahead for Saturday’s football traffic
-
Greenville is blooming with Pirate pride
-
Pirate Football Countdown- Day 2

From The East Carolinian
-
ECU prepares for role-reversal in season opener
-
Dodge set to face former team

ECU's Whitley starting from the bottom
Richmond County Daily Journal

Pirates to go where line play takes them
Washington Daily News

Where are they now- Phil Petty
The Gamecock

Appalachian QB likely out Saturday
Charlotte Observer

BCS Bustin'- Anatomy of a Cinderella
Yahoo! Sports

Hunter Riding the Recruiting Wave
  Hunter will be at East Carolina to see the Pirates take on Appalachian State.

Scout.com (sub req'd)

Bust Nails Two More Including Promising Athlete
The Daily Record

September 2, 2009
Bison-Ten-Yell Day
Calendar Adjustment Day
V-J Day

From Bonesville.net
-
Gold: Nuggets of Gold
– 
Introducing: The Hype Theory
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Jimmy Bass)

From ecupirates.com
-
A Message To The Pirate Nation
  ECU Athletics Director, Head Football Coach And SGA President Offer Sportsmanship Message

-
Men's Basketball Schedule Announced
  Trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands and nine games against postseason foes highlight slate

-
Soccer Ranked No. 10 In Central Region
-
ECU Adds New Football Radio Affiliate

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates preparing for whoever calls Mountaineers’ signals
-
Ticket demand heavy for ECU-ASU game Saturday
-
Game-day parking just got a bit trickier
-
Challenging slate awaits ECU hoops
-
Tailgating time
-
Editor's Note- Pirate nation football and tailgating

Dodge, Charger- He won at ASU in 2005, decided to move to ECU
Winston Salem Journal

The lower division conundrum, circa 2009
Washington Daily News

Jackson, Lindsay win ECU’s backfield jobs
New Bern Sun Journal

Top non-AQ games to watch this opening weekend
ESPN

College Football Is Back, and the World Is a Better Place
Bleacher Report

September 1, 2009
Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day
Chicken Boy’s Birthday
Emma M. Nutt Day

From Bonesville.net
-
Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
– 
Pent up energy set to be unleashed

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Conference
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (3-on-3 Tournament)
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show
Talk FM: Off to the Races Show

From ecupirates.com
-
Morris Elected To NC Tennis Hall Of Fame
-
Pirate Football Gameday Central
-
Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
-
Football Public Parking Plan Outlined
-
College Colors Day Set For Sept. 4
-
Skip Holtz Radio Call-In Show Debuts Tonight

ECU happy to field more than just defense
Charlotte Observer

ECU creeps closer to season opener
Washington Daily News

Running back depth gives Holtz comfort
Rocky Mount Telegram (AP)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Holtz pressing the issue
  Coach hails rookies at 1st press conference of ’09 season

-
Fashion fix- It's a Pirate's wardrobe for me

Controversy brews over beer cans in school colors
WRAL.com

CFB Fantasy- Week 1 Waiver Wire Report
AthlonSports.com

 

September 30, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack wins in-state recruiting battle
-
Devils working on sustaining intensity
-
Grobe finds fundamental flaw in Deacs
-
Heels' Quinn makes most of second chance
-
Pitkanen getting his legs back

Brown expected to start against Colorado
Times-West Virginian

Big East bowl and hoops tournament status quo
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Dallas loss signals end of the Fox era in Carolina
-
Time to bench Jake
-
Bottom is where Bobcats can excel

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
USC shows potential for rest of season
-
Spurrier keeps blowout expectations to minimum
-
Swinney takes aim at scrutiny
-
Mounce returning to football, leaving Clemson

Virginia Tech wants to avoid a letdown
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tech's Reidy sudden celebrity
Roanoke Times

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
College football- Virginia Tech isn't overlooking Duke
-
Wake Forest wastes no time rebounding

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Duke running backs hurting for game vs. Virginia Tech
-
Grobe has his eye on youth

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Groh may go, but he'll battle to the bitter end
-
William and Mary player sets longest pass record

September 29, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-It's woe and 3 for Panthers
-Smith takes blame for interception
-Scott Says- 5 things I didn't like about loss
-Chandler gives Bobcats strong voice in middle
-Pack defense has room to grow

Offense sputters; Cowboys stifle Delhomme, force three turnovers
Winston Salem Journal

From the Roanoke Times
-
Upsets vault Hokies back into title chase
-
It's Groh's show

Hokies keep national title hopes alive
ESPN

Davis doesn't plan any personnel changes after loss
Raleigh News & Observer

Dogs' last chance to beat QB Edwards
Charleston Post Courier

Crowds show S.C. fans' passion
Columbia (SC) State

Bucs just what Redskins need - or are they?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

September 28, 2009

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Jump to No. 6 stirs title talk, ramps up pressure for Hokies
-
Vick's return is unexciting with a tame Wildcat

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Hokies look good, but ACC has issues
-
Cary lineman picks Wolfpack
-
Detroit holds on, ends 19-game skid

FRUSTRATIONS- Quarterbacks Delhomme, Romo would both like to get the fans off their backs
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Desperation time- Can Panthers salvage season?
-
Gameday- Spotlight on Peppers, Ware
-
GJohnson, 48 team flex some (all right, a lot of) muscle

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Dabo knows season is still salvageable
-
Gamecocks look to cure red-zone ills

Disappointment shifts to motivation for UNCCH
Durham Herald-Sun

September 27, 2009

Virginia Tech dominates Miami 31-7 in the rain
Hampton Roads Daily Press

The sky and the Hokies rain on Miami's parade with 31-7 rout
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Roanoke Times
-
Hokies wet 'n' wild
-
Virginia Tech game notebook- Miami's hype had Tech hot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
The Comeback Pack is back
-
O'Brien sends a message to Pack
-
Tar Heels run over by Yellow Jackets
-
Classic turns into a Duke rout
-
Wake's rally falls short
-
Canes surge past Predators in Nashville

Red zone issues sink Clemson against another ranked foe
Anderson Independent

Missed opportunities doom Clemson
Columbia (SC) State

Blue Devils pull away from Eagles in historic contest
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
WVU president says Pastilong status isn't a priority
-
Horror movie review

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
EMPTY FEELING- Deacons give it away
-
Apps Prove Point - Defense redeems itself after two straight losses

Morrison excited about new position with Panthers
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

September 26, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Area teams not lining up
-
Canes crank it up in 4-3 win
-
Heels are learning to win on the road
-
Eagles relish chance to play the 'big boys'

Tar Heels brace for test from Tech
Gwinnett Daily Post

Criticism familiar for Jake, Romo
Charlotte Observer

UNCG's new AD has big-time experience
Greensboro News-Record

From the Tampa Tribune
-
Daniels lead Bulls past FSU
-
It's a day Daniels - and USF fans - won't forget

September 25, 2009

No. 4 on the floor- USC upsets Ole Miss
Columbia (SC) State

S. Carolina bursts Ole Miss' bubble, thumps No. 4 Rebs
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-
South Carolina shuts down No. 4 Ole Miss in Columbia
-
It was Swinney's choice for Clemson to play TCU

Tigers excited about last-minute matchup against motivated TCU
Anderson Independent

Frogs find stream for Clemson game online
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
In this game, Durham, NCCU and Duke all win
-
Bowens adds depth for Pack
-
A homecoming for Cignetti

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
A long time in the making
-
Notebook- Depth may be an issue for the Devils

For Hokies, many happy returns
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Youthful Hokies plan to shape up on defense
-
ACC All Access- Good news for Hokies on injury report
-
Eagles coordinator is eager to give Vick playing time on Sunday

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
UNCG selects new athletics director
-
Area briefs- Donor gives $2M for HPU training facility

Hardesty carrying the load for the Vols
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Off-campus site perfect for rivals
-
After Wilber's injury, Dorty was the only Deacon defensive end who had started

September 24, 2009

Gameday preview- USC vs Ole Miss
Columbia (SC) State

Thursday wins can produce big rewards
Greenville (SC) News

Rebels to test ranking in SEC opener at South Carolina
Mobile Register

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Vick ready for first regular-season game
-
VT/Miami: Battle for control

Coastal contenders set to collide again
Roanoke Times

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Appalachian State's Edwards adds artist, student and devoted father to his well-known football exploits
-
College-Football Notebook- Deacons suspend safety for season

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
NCCU relishes chance to play 'big boys'
-
Jagodzinski left just in time
-
Deacons suspend safety for season
-
SEC takes poll's four top spots

Tar Heels looking for improvement to punting game
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Under fire as matchup looms Monday night
-
Charlotte could have shot at a future World Cup

Fan unrest. Player frustration. Coaching concern. Redskins on the edge.
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Protecting the offense is a job for one frat- Foot Phi
Daily Kent Stater

September 23, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Top NC schools letting best recruits slip away
-
Observer N.C. Top 25 Recruits
-
Observer S.C. Top 25 Recruits
-
Linebacker Beason- Blame me for Panthers' 0-2 start

Roberts rewards Tech as he learns receiving role
Richmond Times Dispatch

USC eager to solve woes vs. top-10 foes
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
ASU ready for fresh start
-
The Great Escape- Cancer survivor says football field serves as refuge

Highsmith turning heads at UNC-CH
New Bern Sun Journal

ACC Insider - Playtime is over for Wolfpack
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack goes mining in Pennsylvania
-
4 UNC-CH athletes face alcohol charges

Clemson’s C.J. Spiller vows to play through injury
Greenville (SC) News

September 22, 2009

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
High stakes for Tech game vs. resurgent Miami
-
Anheuser-Busch ends sponsorship of Kingsmill LPGA event
-
Jones' ego fits Cowboys' new digs better than team does

'Serious time' for Tech
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
'Are you ready for some smash-mouth football?'
-
UNCCH plan- Wreck Tech again
-Making an early impact
-
Ryan fighting for spot

Heels ready to get to ACC play
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Wolfpack's schedule about to get tougher
-
Getting to know ACC football coaches

It wasn't all Jarrett Brown's fault
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Reeling Virginia altering offense
Hampton Roads Daily Press

New target of ire emerges- It's Peppers
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Urgency intensifies for Panthers' defense
-
0-3 teams rarely make playoffs
-
Defensive line takes another hit
-
Charlotte to host NCAAs in 2011

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Flu sidelines six Clemson players
-
USC's Norwood relishes prime time

New-look Boston College may start a different quarterback against Wake Forest
Winston Salem Journal

September 21, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
JP Giglio's Top 25
-
Tar Heel review
-
N.C. State review
-
Duke review
-
Wake Forest review

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
MMQB- UNC-Chapel Hill
-
MMQB- Duke

Brown's picks dealt fatal blow
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Suisham's leg lifts Redskins past Rams
-
Cavaliers lose third in a row, off to their worst start since 1982
-
The Nebraska-Virginia Tech aftermath

Panthers fall to 0-2, regain some confidence
Charlotte Observer

Martin strikes first
Winston Salem Journal

From the College Football News
-
5 Thoughts - The Sleeper To Watch Out For
-
CFN Ranking Of Every Team - Week 3

September 20, 2009

Hokies shuck Huskers' upset bid
Roanoke Times

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Unbelievable finish- Virginia Tech's miracle comeback nips Nebraska
-
Two sandlot plays save inept Hokies offense

WVU loses ball six times in 41-30 loss to Auburn
Times-West Virginian

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Turnovers bury WVU
-
Storm delays WVU-Auburn kickoff

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack pummels Gardner-Webb
-
Blue Devils fall to explosive Kansas
-
Skinner leads way for Deacons

Devils hang tough early, but Jayhawks pull away
Durham Herald-Sun

Deacs top Phoenix - Skinner passes for 289 yards, adds three touchdowns
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers Gameday- Expect Falcons to bring pressure
-
Carolinas football Slideshow 09.19.09

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Bradley is USC baseball's next big thing
-
What a rush- Ground game propels USC
-
Clemson storms past Boston College

Kentucky beats Louisville, 31-27
Louisville Courier-Journal

No. 25 Missouri races past Furman
Greenville (SC) News

Badgers dominate 1st half, overpower Terriers 44-14
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

September 19, 2009

Top 25 titans meet as Hokies host Nebraska
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Statement game
Roanoke Times

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacs, Heels to take on in-state foes
-
Wolfpack ready to make another run at 'state title'

Q&A with N.C. State's Bobby Floyd
Fayetteville Observer

Grobe pulls out all stops to avoid upset vs. Elon
Greensboro News-Record

Duke-Kansas- There’s more to it than basketball
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Predators feast on Hurricanes
-
Reesing grabs Duke's attention
-
Duke at No. 22 Kansas
-
ACC better be wary
-
Gardner-Webb at N.C. State
-
NFL fines Rivers
-
Elon at Wake Forest

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Underdog role rare for WVU
-
Mountaineer Gameday- Revamped offenses headline WVU-Auburn game

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
New fees too much for some USC fans
  Season tickets not sold out for first time in a decade

-
Gameday preview- USC vs. Florida Atlantic
-
Florida-Tennessee- Time for talk is over
-
Gameday preview- Clemson vs. Boston College

Tigers expect physical test from Eagles
Greenville (SC) News

September 18, 2009

Injuries, illness affecting Heels
Fayetteville Observer

Pivotal week for ACC to regain some respect
Asheville Citizen-Times

Cavaliers Notebook After Schedule Scramble, It's Hello, Hattiesburg
Washington Post

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Interception-free streak doesn't worry Wilson
-
Wolfpack loses another tackle
-
Clemson's offense features track speed
-
Search for Brand's replacement begins
-
Canes unveil tough new 'D'
-
Letters of intent might not stand up

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Davidson, Scherer working to get Panthers' offense in gear
-
It's only Week 2 in NFL, but hope is flaming out
-
Bobcats got next as camp nears
-
New idea for 49ers football home

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Despite slow sales, UNCC aims for football in 2013
-
On the Ledge - Panthers might face precipitous fall if they don't turn around in a hurry

Update on WVU injuries and some Big East news
Charleston Gazette

West Virginia turns Brown loose
Mobile Press Register

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Shop Around- New options for USC tailgaters Saturday
-
FAU or FIU- Schools hard to tell apart
-
Gamecocks' goal- A snazzier stadium
-
Clemson kicker digs himself out of hole
-
Wofford, Furman hit road in hopes of making history

Dye decides to stay
Anderson Independent

September 17, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH injuries linger
-
Feeley crams to learn offense
-Heels receivers catch on
-
Quarterbacks have been rattled by pressure
-
Pack's equipment manager stepping down
-
ACC says no foolin'
-
Brand, 67, dies of cancer

Heels prep for bitter in-state rivalry
Tar Heel Daily

East Carolina at North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill News

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Heels still walking thin line
-
Renfree's decision pays off

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Injuries will sideline two UNC-CH starters
-
Orange Blossoming- Move to end gives sophomore chance to shine for Deacs

These next two weeks can make or break Virginia Tech
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ACC and Big 12 Take Center Stage in Less Glitzy Week Three Action
Bleacher Report

MASN Announces Fall 2009 College Football Programming
MASN

Sports radio without all the yelling
Lexington Dispatch

Well, now you've done it
  East Carolina @ WVU was a ratings e-bonanza for espn360.

Charleston
Daily Mail

Special teams stats can be deceiving
Charleston Gazette

Offensive changes paying off for Mountaineers in Year 2
ESPN

Bulldogs need to look in past
  Successful schools provide blueprint to get by Broncos.

Fresno Bee

O'Brien- Pack Looking to Develop Depth
  What happened with the Murray State game is I believe East Carolina was on the schedule at that point and we, North Carolina, and East Carolina reached an agreement on who was going to play which year so we lost an East Carolina game last fall.

scout.com

State of the game- Smaller neighbors finding places on SEC schedules
Mobile Register

OUR LEAGUE- Is FCS closing the gap?
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Football Game Preview- #13 Virginia Tech vs. #19 Nebraska
TechSideline.com

NCAA president Brand dies from cancer at 67
TechSideline.com

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Feeley on information overload
-
Falcons expect Delhomme's 'A' game

CAA gets an 'A' for effort vs. I-A foes
Roanoke Times

Seahawks land shooting guard for class of 2010
Wilmington Star-News

September 16, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Heels still sorting out offensive line
-
Monroe athlete picks Duke
-
Former UNC-Chapel Hill tennis player sentenced to prison for DWI
-
Brace no problem, Wilson says
-
Lewis looks to bounce back

Heels need answers, quickly
Chapel Hill News

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
UNC-CH keeps it clean in fight against flu
-
South Columbus standout drawing attention

WVU takes page from SEC
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Big East rumblings, coaching moves, recruiting news
Charleston Gazette

Big East Commissioner Marinatto says conference likely to stay affiliated with Papajohns.com Bowl for the next four-year bowl cycle
Birmingham News

Swinney talks with ACC following controversial calls
Anderson Independent

Swinney says SEC refs OK'd trick play
Columbia (SC) State

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Your primer for the 10-race Chase for the championship
-
Two tough Hokies play through pain
-
Groh's "one-voice" approach leads to intriguing lines of questioning

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Tech defense faces challenge stopping big plays
-
Eagles add Vick to 53-man roster; Baskett released

From the Charlotte Observer
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Good Jake will return against Atlanta
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49ers' football drive passes $3.2M mark

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Coach says Deacons might start taking the ball first after coin flip
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WSSU decision surprises MEAC

ACC INSIDER- Which is the lesser of league's two evils?
Houston Chronicle

September 15, 2009

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Tar Heels say their 2007 loss to Pirates still stings
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Dangerous- Elon's offense may challenge Wake Forest

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels recovering
-
Pack secondary remains in flux

From the Charlotte Observer
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Injured UNC-CH tight end gets good news
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No break, good break for UNC-CH's Pianalto
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No. 24 UNC-CH's young offense lagging behind defense
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Is Feeley the answer for Panthers?
-
Jake's good days behind him?
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Offensive line defends Delhomme

Brown BIG EAST Player of the Week
West Virginia University Mountaineers

From the Roanoke Times
-Want tickets for VT-NU- Get in line

  Saturday's clash between No. 19 Nebraska and No. 13 Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium will be the nation's only major college football game involving a pair of ranked teams.

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O-line clears more running room
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Superiors keep eyes on Groh

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Hokies will have their hands full vs. No. 19 Huskers
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Redskins- With Campbell, it's QB deja vu all over again

Auburn's offense is finally rolling
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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ACC denounces trick plays
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'Voice of the Gamecocks' booms again

September 14, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Which captures America's heart: baseball or football?
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North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Wake Forest
-
Duke
-
N.C. State
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JP Giglio's Top 25
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Cameron Indoor Stadium gets a new look

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Tar Heel victory not pretty, but who really needs pretty?
-Cutcliffe: Lewis still is Duke starting QB

Football- Coach Bill Stewart Teleconference
West Virginia University Mountaineers

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Bill Stewart says belief in team was force for WVU
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Special teams still a big concern for Mountaineers

Defense got better as the game progressed
Parkersburg News

WVU seeks answers to gaffes
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BYU earns highest ranking since 1996
ESPN

Two weeks in, Swinney sees good reason for optimism
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
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This Gamecocks team a tough one to figure out
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Defensive hit- Pepper out 2 to 3 weeks

Malzahn's magic is working so far
Birmingham News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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College-Football Notebook- Deacs' Wilber out with broken bone
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Philly ruthless in rout

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jake, Panthers deliver pitiful showing in opener
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Delhomme's a stand-up guy, but how much can fans stand?
-
Fox's hot seat getting warmer

Giants hold off turnover-prone Redskins
Hampton Roads Daily Press

September 13, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack pummels overmatched Racers
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Tar Heels eke out comeback victory
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Renfree rescues Blue Devils
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Skinner brings Deacons back
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McNeese State stuns Appalachian
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Hotel stays for teams are under the gun
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Time to monkey around with BCS?
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Defining season for Redskins' QB

Tar Heels' rally capped by penalty against Huskies
Durham Herald-Sun

UConn Can't Hold Off No. 19 Tar Heels
Hartford Courant

Deacons come alive - Wake Forest's big rally stops Stanford 24-17
Winston Salem Journal

ASU Mountaineers lose shootout at home
Asheville Citizen-Times

Cowboys win shootout with Mountaineers
Watauga Democrat

Hokies trample Thundering Herd
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Hokies’ offense kicks into gear in 52-10 win over Marshall
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Two and oh yeah! ODU rolls past Virginia Union 49-17
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Too little offense and too late in Cavs 30-14 loss

Dawg-gone shame- Late stand halts USC
Columbia (SC) State

Gamecocks’ final drive stalls inside 10-yard line
Greenville (SC) News

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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JMU takes Maryland to OT, bows on field goal
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Hamlin finally wins Cup race on home track

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' dynamic duo- NFL's best combo?
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Gameday- Running backs rested and ready
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Eagles at Panthers- Head to Head
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Gamble, ground game keys for Panthers
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ACC- Seminoles rally to beat Jacksonville State

September 12, 2009

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Mountaineer Gameday -- ECU has had long run of high-profile wins
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Mountaineer Gameday -- Mitch's matchups
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Mountaineer Gameday -- Young offensive line succeeds despite inexperience
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WVU's Williams making up for lost time

From the Times-West Virginian
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WVU ready for rematch against Pirates
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Hogan looking for redemption

Mountaineers hope to get better quicker
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Mountaineers hope improvements lead to wins
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Robert Clark brings Florida speed to the Mountaineers

Friday Q&A- West Virginia's Noel Devine
ESPN

Conditioning helped ASU vs. Pirates
Watauga Democrat

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Edwards is expected to return for Mountaineers
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News of dropping Division I goal stuns, perplexes WSSU athletes

Is WCU already facing a must win?
Asheville Citizen-Times

Ex-Hokie Who Died in Crash to Be Honored
Washington Post

Three keys for Virginia Tech
Richmond Times Dispatch

Marshall Week, Volume 6 (Leftovers and Linebackers edition)
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Jordan inducted into Hall of Fame
-Heels hit by flu bug
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UNCCH at Connecticut- Game preview
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Carter blocks out last year's heroics
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Pack freshman follows his father's footsteps
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Murray State at N.C. State- Game preview
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Duke at Army- Game preview
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Time for the ACC to step up
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Canes ready for the next step

Stanford looks to avoid jet lag vs. Wake Forest
Charlotte Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC baseball enters a new age
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When the devil goes down to Georgia
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Gameday preview- USC vs. Georgia

Toledo rolls past struggling Colorado 54-38
Houston Chronicle

Martin earns sixth pole
Hampton Roads Daily Press

September 11, 2009

Regaining Its Swagger
  Liberty may be the first opponent listed on West Virginia's 2009 football schedule, but the season really begins this Saturday with East Carolina.

West Virginia University Mountaineers

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-WVU place-kicker pictures perfection
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East Carolina expects W.Va.'s best shot after '08
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Steelers win on Roethlisberger's arm, Reed's leg in overtime

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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Number 40 still means 3 points at WVU
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Mountaineers' Williams tackles pain, comeback head-on

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Roundup- WVU Sports Hall of Fame induction set for Saturday
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'Beamerball' alive and well for Hokies

From the Bleacher Report
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Big East Week Two- Cupcakes, Appetizers, and All You Can Eat
-
Ten Free NCAA Picks For Week Two- Make Money In Vegas

Ranking the Carolina's- Week 2
The East Carolinian

Keep An Eye On- What to watch for in Week 2
  East Carolina's defensive line. East Carolina whipped West Virginia 24-3 last season - when WVU had Pat White. Can ECU whip WVU again, ...

rivals.com

Fast does not begin to describe Va. Tech's Dyrell Roberts
Lynchburg News and Advance

Bowden crucial weapon for Tech
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Five ways the Hokies' defense came up small
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CAA is shaping up as giant killers

Jackets sting Tigers
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Ga. Tech deals Clemson a stinging defeat
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Thursday night woes continue for Tigers
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USC prepares for multiple UGA QBs
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College picks- UGA-USC series foreign to oddsmakers

SEC gets nod as top conference
  Southern Miss and Houston will be tough outs for anyone (be careful, Pokes), and East Carolina and Tulsa will have some say in the conference race.

ESPN

No. 2 Appalachian State hosts No. 16 Cowboys
Watauga Democrat

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack's Smith owns up to drop
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NCCU to join MEAC
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It's on the line for Heels
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Duke learning in trenches
-
Redskins Campbell ready to win

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bittersweet chapter of a brilliant career
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Panthers' defensive lineup is full, ready
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Smith is a possibility to return punts
Panthers Season Preview

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Rattlers run wild- A&M's Vann scores twice on punt returns of 95 and 80 yards
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ASU's athletics center is ready
-
MEAC commissioner wants to keep Rams

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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ACC no longer part of Emerald Bowl
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ACC All-Access- Hall's injury could cause shake-up for U.Va. vs. TCU
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Teel Time- ACC should beware of Mountain West
-
Lou Holtz- Virginia lost to a bunch of Marys
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Cavs' Hall, 2 Hokies doubtful
-
Richmond race holds a prestigious spot on NASCAR calendar

Last lap- Chase field will be set at Richmond
Greensboro News-Record

September 10, 2009

From the Times-West Virginian
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Williams, Thomas to be key against ECU
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Stewart hoping for quicker start against ECU
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Sands not surprised by play time

WVU looks for ECU-payback
Parkersburg News

Linebackers standing firm for WVU
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Mountaineers LB tackles pain, comeback head-on
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Hogan grew up in ECU game last year
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Charleston Gazette
-Corners have come a long way
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Bill Stewart press conference transcript
-
Double trouble
  Virginia Tech quarterback Tyrod Taylor can beat opponents with his arm or his legs.

Mountaineers must fix kick return defense
Charleston Daily Mail

A Thursday game, revisiting an upset, flu concerns
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Gameday:
Spotlight on Spiller
-
Five Clemson story lines

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Much ado about 'the kick'
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ACC-SEC rankings

New contract makes Saban 2nd highest paid
Birmingham News

Flu hits Ole Miss football team
Hattiesburg American

From the Greenville (SC) News
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UGa- Georgia's Pugh Tests Positive For Swine Flu
-
UT- Kiffin hopeful WR Jones will play against UCLA

Short stature doesn't deter Deacons' Woodlief
Winston Salem Journal

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Tomlin/Steelers: Eyes on an encore
-
Iverson- 'I'm headed to Memphis'

Stewart, Beason back in practice
Charlotte Observer

Dark clouds dissipate for Panthers
Greensboro News-Record

September 9, 2009

First test for WVU Saturday
Parkersburg News

WVU kick return woes not so bad
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Charleston Gazette
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WVU downsizes at defensive end
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Recruiting visits will pick up for WVU
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WVU's Bitancurt handles nerves, wins league honor

Fixing Mistakes
  East Carolina may be one of the best teams the Mountaineers play all season

West Virginia MetroNews

WVU football
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels focus on the run
-
Devils seeking answers
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BYU makes major statement
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Jordan's will to win came early

Tar Heels move up two spots in AP Top 25 poll
Greensboro News-Record

Groh's job teetering
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Watauga Democrat
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Edwards may start vs. Cowboys
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Roman empire- Linebacker anchors Mountaineers' defense

Edwards to play Saturday
Asheville Citizen-Times

From the Sports Network
-
Around FCS- No surprises in FCS 'upsets'
-
Big East Conference News and Notes

Big East Week 2 power rankings
ESPN

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Edwards may get to start Saturday
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Grobe plans no changes in Deacons' lineup

MOUNTAIN CLIMBING
  Does Brigham Young University need further introduction?

New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Charlotte Observer
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ASU's Edwards likely to play
-
Pack's Wilson still confident in receivers
-
Crest QB commits to UNC-CH after watching Citadel game
-
Analysis- Panthers by position

From AthlonSports.com
-
Big East News & notes
-
Teams of the Week

Predicting and projecting the possible post-season matchups
College Football News

Tigers out to end Thursday night futility
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Cram time back for Swinney
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Spiller says he's healthy, ready for Tech
-
Defense rules in USC-UGA games
-
Morris- Call single-digit wins 'walking up the score'

Spurrier tries to balance risk, reward
Greenville (SC) News

Hokies hunt for missing offense
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

September 8, 2009

West Virginia Motivated For Rematch
Hartford Courant

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Loss to Pirates in '08 still stings for several Mountaineers
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Rookie Syracuse coach laments loss to Minnesota

Toughness to be tested vs. Pirates
Charleston Gazette

Saturday is big day for WVU, OSU
Parkersburg News

No words needed
Beckley (WV) Register-Herald

Mountaineers have a bright future
NewOrleans.Com

West Virginia Frustrates Fans as Numerous Issues Crop Up in Season Opener
B
leacher Report

Young offensive line comes through for WVU
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Seminoles fall in thriller to Miami 38-34
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Upsets tarnish ACC's image — if that's possible
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Richt sees Gamecocks' speed on display
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Spurrier is up for a game of risk

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack must pick up slack
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A 'Sidelines' view of North Carolina

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Tar Heels preparing to hit the road
-
O'Brien wants more from line

Virginia Tech football notebook- Williams punts returning punts
Roanoke Times

Tigers respect, but don’t fear Yellow Jackets’ bruising option
Anderson Independent-Mail

Mistakes, turnovers give U.Va. a losing combination
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Winner-take-all finale before championship chase?
-
Panthers sign two rookies, fill out roster

September 7, 2009

Stewart- Players know ECU game is big
Times-West Virginian

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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The memory remains
-
Mountaineers' inability to slow down Brown a concern for Stewart

East Carolina serves as WVU's barometer
Parkersburg News

Football- Coach Bill Stewart Teleconference
West Virginia University Mountaineers

Stew's Views- Week 1 Sunday Teleconference
scout.com (sub req'd)

West Virginia vs. Libery Recap In One Word- Eh.
Smoking Musket

Dunlap says defense has ways to go
Beckley (WV) Register-Herald

What We Learned- Week 1
ESPN

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Hokies remain upbeat despite tough loss
-
Loss to W&M turns Groh's hot seat into an inferno

Anguish in Atlanta
Roanoke Times

Communication an issue for Virginia Tech
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Cadet throws name into QB fray
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Performance by WFU quarterback Skinner not up to his usual standards

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Expansion- Boost or bust for ACC football?
-ACC can cut its losses
-
Late hits- Some eye-opening season-openers
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N.C. State clipboard
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UNC-CH clipboard
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Sexton's ankle OK
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Duke clipboard
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In North Carolina, the pigskin wins
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UNC-CH championship rings tell success story
-
All eyes on Canes prospects

Who's Hot & Not - The ACC's Woes 
College Football News

After a long offseason, a weekend to forget for the ACC
Greenville (SC) News

From the Anderson Independent-Mail
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Tigers face short turnaround, difficult preparation for Georgia Tech
-
USC’s Spurrier hopes to open up offense against UGA

'Smart' play gives Tribe signature win
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Mistakes haunt Wofford during loss at South Florida
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kahne's late charge good for win, Chase positioning
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Panthers sign two rookies, fill out roster

September 6, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Spiders bite Devils again
-
Tar Heels shake off rust to blast Bulldogs
-
N.C. State opts to add a 'secret' game

Tide foils Hokies' hopes, 34 to 24
Roanoke Times

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Tide rolls in fourth quarter, overcomes Va. Tech 34-24
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Tech offense's woes cap ACC's futility
-
Roberts ignites Hokies
-
A stunner- W&M surprises U.Va. 26-14
-
Flames put up fight at WVU
  West Virginia has plenty to work on with East Carolina coming to Morgantown next Saturday

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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WVU win wasn't exactly satisfying
-
Vintage White for Brown
-
WVU's young O-line holds its own
-
WVU notebook- Kickoff coverage woes not going away
-
WVU-Liberty statistics

West Virginia unimpressive in win
ESPN

Improved Fan Conduct Seen at WVU Game
WDTV

From the Beckley Register Herald
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WVU wins opener
-Bama overcomes Beamer Ball, beats Hokies 34-24

A Deserving Defeat
Winston Salem Journal

Lane Kiffin era starts with a bang as Tennessee crushes Western Kentucky
Memphis Commercial Appeal

A good start for Clemson
Anderson Independent

WCU no match for Commodores
Asheville Citizen Times

Panthers cut 23, leave two spots open
Charlotte Observer

Old Dominion's football era begins with a win over Chowan
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Blowout- It's a good thing, kinda
Fresno Bee

September 5, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Teams have promise
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NCSU genetics experiment could spell the end for UNC's mascot
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Devils confident they are better
-
Richmond at Duke
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The lights will shine brighter on the Kenan Stadium crowd
-
The Citadel at UNC-CH
-
For UNC-CH, A 'family' reunion

From the Charlotte Observer
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Beamerball, ACC face national test in Bama
-
Roster moves loom for Panthers
-
Punch ends Oregon player's season
-
Appalachian trail has big path to Charlotte
-
Heels' Jones out 2-3 weeks

Can Virginia Tech flip the script on Alabama?
Yahoo! Sports

Alabama and Virginia Tech will display blasts of defense
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Roanoke Times
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UVa looks to end skid in openers
-
Hokies fine with underdog role

Answers start coming today for Mountaineers
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tar Heels renovate stadium and team
Greensboro News-Record

From the Fayetteville Observer
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UNC-CH quarterback Yates looking for new targets
-
Q&A with Duke quarterback Thaddeus Lewis

Loaded for Bear(s)- Experienced offense leads Wake into opener with Baylor
Winston Salem Journal

At a glance- Middle Tennessee at Clemson
Columbia (SC) State

September 4, 2009

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Rescued in Raleigh- Defense keys USC win
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Garcia saves his best for last
-
Spurrier becomes a witness for the defense
-
Texas road trip paves new path for Swinney
-
'Beamerball' bounces every which way

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack whiffs again in opener
-
Gamecocks sack Pack, 7-3
-
Pack's defense was stingy
-
Heels' Jones set for knee surgery
-
Hokies, Tide like exposure

Punchless Pack- State struggles in opening loss to South Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

App State eyes return of the title
Greensboro News-Record

Countdown- ASU's Lloyd ready for a game that really counts
Winston Salem Journal

From the Roanoke Times
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Va. Tech's Sergio Render- He's big country
-
Tech freshman Williams to start; fullback Jefferson suspended

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Tech receiving corps looks to be strong
-
Five U.Va. players are out for opener
-
Scramble for Monarchs' tickets falls short for many

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Fans chomping at the bit for football at ODU
-
Vick OK for Game 3

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Brown ready to lead WVU
-
WVU attack has plenty of weapons

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette Mail
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Brains of the operation
  WVU counting on smarts as offensive line comes together

-
Big East begins not with a bang

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Loss drops Panthers to 0-for-4 in preseason
-
New Panthers President Danny Morrison

Clemson, Middle Tennessee have plenty of shared ties
Anderson Independent

Boise State takes Oregon's best punch, downs Ducks
The Sports Network

Want to watch more SEC games? Better get ESPNU
Birmingham News

September 3, 2009

The time is finally here
  As interesting as those two border battles are, North Carolina does have one scintillating intrastate game on Saturday: Appalachian State at East Carolina

Lexington Dispatch

Mountaineer Football Notebook- Presley to Start Against ECU
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

Presley to start at QB for Mountaineers
Asheville Citizen-Times

Around FCS- It's time for next year
Sports Network

When pigskins fly- College football rises up again
  A caravan of Mountaineers will pass through Raleigh on Friday on the way to East Carolina, rekindling memories of people like Clarence Stasavich and Bob Waters and Jerry Tolley and Pat Dye...

Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC schools avoid App. State
-
Thumb's up for Wilson
-
Game preview- South Carolina at N.C. State
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New coaches improve Gamecocks' bad chemistry
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Gamecocks DT Davis suspended for tonight
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Pack traffic will jam West Raleigh tonight
-
Wilson will be the difference
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ACC seeking respect

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Today's opener yardstick for Pack
-
Wolfpack quarterback grows into all-star role
-
N.C. State football season preview

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Full Speed- High-octane Russell is now bigger, set for big season
-
Finally Turning Things Around- Cutcliffe, players convinced that Duke has what it takes to win
-
Packed With Potential- Veteran defense will set the tone for Tar Heels

Holtz has unique take on USC-NC State
Columbia (SC) State

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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For Hokies, Tide, it's tough to turn down national exposure
-
Laycock is a hallmark of stability at William and Mary
-
Thursday's game everything for Redskins' younger players

Hokies trying to keep big game in perspective
Lynchburg News and Advance

Plenty to Like- The ACC may not be a colossus on national stage
Winston Salem Journal

NC-based colleges face tough matchups
Rocky Mount Telegram

NCSU runs away with TBJ football poll
Bizjournals.com

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Wofford grad Morrison named Panthers' president
-
USC's Saunders follows dad's lead, riles Wolfpack fans

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers name new president
-
Gameday- Steelers at Panthers
-
Panthers' preseason presents revelations
-
Richardsons' family get-together falls apart

Rodriguez partnered with banned Clemson booster
Greenville (SC) News

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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WVU coach wants to play Virginia schools
-
Liberty could use two QBs
-
Somebody in Michigan is lying

September 2, 2009

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
ASU to go with backup at QB
-Cutcliffe is confident as Duke prepares for opener vs. Richmond

Behr- If Edwards can't play he shouldn't
Watauga Democrat

Edwards doubtful for Appalachian's opener
Asheville Citizen-Times

Edwards likely out for App. State's opener
Chattanooga Times Free Press

From the ASU The Appalachian Online
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No Cheering in the Press Box
-
Editorial- Football fans misled by remaining ticket sales
-
Appalachian football camp ends, starting positions finalized

From the Charleston Post Courier
-
Armanti almost cut his toe off
-
Facing 'Clemson North'
  Opposing staff knows Clemson well

Here are 5 sure blowouts, as well as 5 possible upsets
Orlando Sentinel

Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news
ESPN

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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WVU notebook- No suspension, Sanders will likely start
-
Sowers elevated to starting lineup

Jock will play Saturday
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Tar Heels' hopes depend on QB Yates
-
Tar Heel football capsules

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack better than Heels - for now

-
Pack ready for a show
-
UNC-CH defense prepared to take on leading role
-
Unhappy fans force Pack to abandon its new look
-
NCSU football game will pit fans vs. commuters
-
Pack CB Morgan will miss opener
-
Devils 'punching in' at practice

From the Columbia (SC) State
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N.C. State, USC run in similar pack
-
Swinney concerned with wins, not experience

Beamer advocates exhibition game
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Richardson's sons exit in Panthers shocker
Charlotte Observer

September 1, 2009

Edwards questionable for ECU game
Watauga Democrat

Mountaineer Football Notebook- Edwards Returns to Practice
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Holtz has unique take on USC-NC State
-
Spurrier's mystique born at N.C. State

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
This week's best TV games
-
Pack's matchup with Gamecocks heats up
-
UNC-CH sets depth chart

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Fired Up- Tar Heels say they're ready to get started
-
College-Football Notebook- UNC-CH's Taylor will miss opener

WVU's Stewart 'leery' of Liberty Flames
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Big East rolling with punches
Times-West Virginian

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Allen, Dervik get shot to shine
-
No flaws found as WVU reviews Rich Rod's records

Third Year May Be Charm Again for O'Brien
ACCSports.com

 

September 30, 2009

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall trying to catch up
  They play for only the 11th time Saturday afternoon, this time at Edwards Stadium, and they are in the same conference - USA - but really, the Herd and Pirates are not in the same league in a sense.

-
Dobson getting into the flow for Marshall

Herd's Marshall runs to top of the heap
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Springing Darius Marshall
MU The Parthenon

Change of Offensive Pace for Herd?
WBOY-TV

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF linebacker Richards still on the mend after hit
-
UCF QB Brett Hodges says he is disappointed in his play against ECU
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary's weekly press conference

What We Learned Against ECU
scout.com

Hodges looks to correct mistakes
UCFSports.com

UCF on verge of another QB switch?
Florida Today

Around Conference USA - Football
USA Today

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Tulane baseball schedule released
-
Tulane's Williams can't help grabbing attention

Tigers' offensive line tries to grow
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Hattiesburg American
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Thursday's USM game makes for unusual week
-
Eagles hopeful injured stars can play
-
C-USA honors USM punter
-
Attorneys- Saunders has immunity from lawsuit

Junior TE Massey key target for USM
Mobile Register

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Brown, Fletcher out for UAB trip
-
Collins becomes frosh force

USM puts spotless record vs. UAB on line
Biloxi Sun Herald

Ahead of Southern Miss game, 'embarrassing' loss to Golden Eagles weighs on Blazers' minds
Birmingham News

From conferenceusa.com
-
Eagles Gets Final Practice Day in For Thursday's Game at UAB
-
Djurdjevic Named CVU.com's National Player Of The Week
-
C-USA Football Notebook
-
Women's Soccer Notebook

From the Tulsa World
-
Coach says Rice is still improving
-
Tu Notebook
-
Up close- TU's Wilson Garrison
-
Know the foe: Rice

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Breaking news on the Great Helmet Caper. Bad news about a Coog.
-
UH notebook- Winning stirs talk on facility

Mustangs WR has big numbers but only one TD catch
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
-
Fixing UTEP Miners' offense starts with Vittatoe
-
Injuries plague UTEP football team before C-USA game

September 29, 2009

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Holtz praises Marshall's offensive attack
-
Herd regaining confidence following Memphis victory
-
Get over yourself, Memphis

Marshall's Ratanamorn has learned from struggles
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Dobson is getting the hang of it
Beckley Register-Herald

Tigers' coach West OK with criticism
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Memphis Coach Tommy West says he expects `a dogfight'
-
UCF's failures make it tough to have faith in the Knights after losing at East Carolina

UCF's Keys to ECU- How Did They Fare?
Bleacher Report

Thursday game vs. Southern Mississippi means short turnaround time for banged-up' Blazers
B
irmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Short week for Eagles
-
USM-Louisville game time to be 6-30 p.m. on ESPNU

No time to rest for Fedora, USM
Mobile Press Register

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
Fletcher status still undetermined
  Southern Miss may have lost more than a football game last Saturday at Kansas.

-
Grading the Golden Eagles

Banged-up Eagles turn attention to Blazers
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Houston wants its helmets back; No questions asked
-
3 Cougars football helmets stolen after win over Tech
-
Bailiff keeping things on perspective for Rice

SMU hopes to show mettle in Iron Skillet game with TCU
Dallas Morning News

Links- TCU hoping to avoid SMU upset
ESPN

From the Tulsa World
-
Playing the spoiler
  Tulsa could have two opportunities to beat a Top 10 football team this season.

-
Graham today- Busy month awaits TU
-
Notebook

From the El Paso Times
-
Mike Price vows Miners will rally around each other
-
UTEP football- Miners weren't ready for humidity

September 28, 2009

Herd RB Marshall tops country for yards per game
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Silencing the critics
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

West's seat getting warmer
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tigers get the blues
MU The Parthenon

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF LB Jordan Richards, injured during East Carolina game, rejoins teammates in Orlando
-
Will UCF's Brett Hodges and Rob Calabrese both play against Memphis?
-
UCF's next opponent has similar problems
-
Welcome to a truly schizophrenic college football season

From the Central Florida Future
-Despite early UCF points, Pirates control rest of game
-
Turnovers hold football down

Big challenge ahead for SMU with TCU matchup
Dallas Morning News

Cougars climbing in polls after win over Texas Tech
Houston Chronicle

UAB's trouble is passing game
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles fall in thriller
-
Injuries hurt Eagles late in game
-
Davis- Only final score means something

From the Tulsa World
-
TU focus shifts to Rice
-
Three Storylines
-
Others' wins a boon for TU
-
TU's offensive line better
-
Video- Golden debut- Kinne, TU roll in home opener
-
Hurricane still has much to accomplish
-
Notebook

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP moves on after getting routed by Texas
-
UTEP notes- Miners set milestones for futility

September 27, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Saturday Football Roundup
  Houston Rallies to Beat Texas Tech; ECU and Marshall Post Conference Wins

-
Women's Soccer Recap
-
C-USA Volleyball Update

From the Houston Chronicle
-
No. 17 UH rallies past Big 12 foe Texas Tech 29-28
-
UH fans rush field after win
-
Scenes from Robertson Stadium
-
Justice- UH beating Texas Tech more than just a win
-
Recap- UH 29, Tech 28
-
Rice falls to Vanderbilt in 1,000th game at Rice Stadium
-
McCoy's 3 TD passes lead No. 2 Texas in rout of UTEP
-
Johnson's 6 TDs lead Texas A&M past UAB 56-19

Blazers can't stop Aggies
Birmingham News

Reesing, Jayhawks win shootout over USM
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Kansas thwarts USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall beats Memphis, 27-16
-
All aboard; Marshall bandwagon rolls again

RB Marshall lifts Herd to win over Memphis
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-Herd gets in the zone

-
Herd notebook- Booker, Dobson make true marks

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Marshall running game powers past Memphis, 27-16
-
Clock ticking on West's time with Tigers
-
Tigers-Marshall postgame: U of M missing a weapon

From the Tulsa World
-
Golden debut- Kinne, TU roll in home opener
-
TU rolls past Sam Houston State 56-3
-
Report Card
-
TU defense rebounds
-
Home sweet home openers

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP overwhelmed- Texas 64, UTEP 7
-
UTEP notes- Game notches impressive attendance mark

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Green Wave can thank Anderson, Williams
-
Tulane finally gets running game in gear

September 26, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Captain Case leads Cougars into showdown with Tech
-
Owls' heads high for final tune-up against Vanderbilt
-
Stable of playmakers emerges as UT preps for UTEP
-
Aggies try to avoid Arkansas hype with UAB up next

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-0) vs. No. 20 Kansas Jayhawks (3-0)
-
Fletcher's arm looms as threat

USM embraces underdog role vs. Kansas
Biloxi Sun-Herald

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Memphis Blues again?
-
Herd notebook- O-line coming off penalty-free game
-
Game 4 capsule -- Marshall vs. Memphis

Tigers seek infantry attack today against Marshall
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Marshall seeks fast C-USA start on road at Memphis
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall plays just want to run the ball
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

Blazers defense faces high-scoring Aggies
Birmingham News

From the Tulsa World
-
Hurricane looks to avoid upset
-
TU Notebook- Home at last
-
TU- 3 storylines

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Miners stay calm despite UT mystique
-
Longhorns focus on fast start vs. UTEP

September 25, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH gaining confidence, and it shows
-
Texas Tech represents next step in UH's growth
-
Rice set to open latest recreation center jewel

With an assist from Bass, Tigers receivers Calhoun, Singleton back up to par
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bass still learning
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd defense ready for the matchup in Memphis
-Steadman Short's name doesn't fit his game
-
Memphis receivers are big threat for Marshall

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM, MSU football series to return in 2014
-
Always better to schedule in-state foes
-
USM announces men's basketball schedule

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
MSU-USM football series returns in '14
-
Revival of MSU-USM rivalry stirs emotions
-
Harrison rates elite backup

Green Wave on alert for potent Cowboys
N
ew Orleans Times Picayune

State foes awaiting TU
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP notes- Backup quarterback sees action
-
UTEP football- Safeties improve dramatically

September 24, 2009

From the Biloxi Sun-Herald
-
Mississippi State, Southern Miss will renew football rivalry
-
USM, MSU to meet again on gridiron
-Byrne made Mississippi State, Southern Miss a reality

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
USM-MSU likely to rekindle football rivalry
-
Eagles produce finishing kick

Southern Miss, Mississippi State to play
Mobile Register

Golden Eagles looking for respect
Hattiesburg American

2009 CFN C-USA Week 4 Expert Picks 
College Football News

Memphis QB ready to face Marshall
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Tall order for Herd
-
Booker gets his first taste of success
-
Marshall beats WVU again in volleyball

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Tigers know what Darius does for Marshall
-
C-USA league play begins with road trip to Memphis

Tigers Football Notebook: Georgians on roster worry about flooding
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Leach, Holgorsen play the role of friendly foes
-
UH changes student-entry policies before Tech game
-
Is there any stopping the Coogs Express now?
-
Rice notebook- Volleyball team back after flu scare

From the Tulsa World
-
Secondary issues
-
Tu Notebook

September 23, 2009

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Next up for USM- Kansas
-
Season just keeps getting better for USM

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Statement game looms for Eagles
-
USM asks NCAA to scrutinize hit

From the Biloxi Sun-Herald
-
Southern Miss- High-powered Kansas up next
-
Game plan

USM 'D' faces new challenge
Mobile Press Register

Southern Miss isn't talking BCS
ESPN

From conferenceusa.com
-
Golden Eagles Start Work for No. 19/20 Kansas
-
Women's Soccer Notebook

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Ranked UH draws buzz from Texas Tech visit
-
UH notebook- Robertson Stadium ready to rock
-
Tech QB Potts earning respect ahead of UH visit
-
Rice takes lessons from losses as they seek first win

Injuries test Herd's depth
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Momentum for Memphis
-
Redshirts aside, freshmen helping the Herd
-
Third quarter is the difference
-
Ex-Marshall, NFL star Brown set as grand marshal

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers' defense seeks consistent play
-
Tigers' offense shows potential, defense goes into lockdown

From the Tulsa World
-
TU safety lost for season
-
TU Notebook
-
Joseph finds a favorable landing spot

Wave, tight end Sparks receive setback
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP Notebook- Texas coach amazed by weather delay
El Paso Times

September 22, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Sept. 21 C-USA Football Notebook
-
C-USA Football Coaches' Press Conference Quotes- Week Four
-
C-USA Volleyball Notebook & Statistics

Conference USA News and Notes
Sports Network

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd banged up after game with Bowling Green State
-
McClellan named C-USA defensive player of the week

Help wanted for Herd at safety
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Run and Shoot stumbles when SMU leads
Dallas Morning News

UAB works on improving offense
Birmingham News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Stakes rise for Golden Eagles
-
Jordan suspended

Fedora, Eagles look ahead to Kansas
Biloxi Sun Herald

Kick returns no problem for USM
Hattiesburg American

Tigers' offense shows potential, defense goes into lockdown
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
-
TU's Graham- Team will bounce back
-
TU mascot gets makeover
-
Who is the Chapman in Chapman Stadium?
-
Tulsa Notebook
-
NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament coming in 2011
-
Regional 'terrific' news for TU

From the El Paso Times
-
Price- Circumstances unusual at NMSU-UTEP game
-
UTEP notes- Football team avoiding turnovers
-
UTEP coach Mike Price still fired up about NMSU thrashing
-
UTEP gains from victory over rival NMSU

September 21, 2009

Around Conference USA - Football
USA Today

Q&A- Hamrick discusses Marshall athletics
Beckley Register-Herald

SMU prepares for Iron Skillet with a downer to dwell on
Dallas Morning News

UAB wasted too many opportunities in the first half of game against Troy
Birmingham News

Defense key to Herd win over Falcons
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Cougars climb to No. 17 in AP football poll
-
UH's Robinson ready to face next pass-happy opponent

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall's focus shifts to conference play this week
-
McClellan returns to form

From the Tulsa World
-
TU must regroup, focus on Bearkats
-
Three Storylines

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP gains from victory over rival NMSU
-
UTEP Miners do not pass for score in win

From conferenceusa.com
-
Sept. 20 Women's Soccer Recap
-
C-USA Volleyball Weekend Wrapup

This Week for Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

September 20, 2009

Saturday Football Roundup
  Southern Miss rallies to knock off Virginia; Marshall, Memphis and UCF Win

conferenceusa.com

Hodges rallies UCF past Buffalo
  With a Conference USA road trip to East Carolina coming up next week, the Knights got some much needed momentum.

Florida Today

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF rallies to beat Buffalo 23-17
Listen UCF Coach George O'Leary's press conference following the Knights' 23-17 win over Buffalo

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU's bid to go 3-0 falls short in OT, 30-27
-
Mitchell will remain SMU's starting QB

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Rousing comeback
  Trailing 34-17 midway through the third quarter, Southern Miss appeared to have lost its first football game of the season to a struggling Virginia squad.

-
New formation makes potent Eagle offense even more dangerous
-
Never-give-up attitude puts USM over top
-
Special teams live up to billing
-
Defensive end Cook among USM's 'Legends'
-
Cavalier offense- A tale of two halves

RECOVERY MODE
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Marshall's Snyder gets a reprieve
-
Big names to the rescue

Marshall tops Bowling Green
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd handles BGSU
-
Landon- MU wins, but leaves questions

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tyler Bass' passing lifts Memphis by UT Martin, 41-14
-
Postgame: Memphis 41, UT Martin 14
-
Dual-threat QB Tyler Bass takes control of Tigers today against UT-Martin

Trojans' Levi Brown picks apart Blazers
Birmingham News

From the Tulsa World
-
Hurricane is a disaster in Norman
-
Tulsa REPORT card
-
TU's blown chances fuel blowout
-
Hurricane defense backpedals at OU
-
Emotions not to blame, Bryan says

Rice falls to No. 16 Oklahoma State 41-24
Houston Chronicle

Battle of I-10- UTEP routs rivals NMSU 38-12 after three-hour lightning delay
El Paso Times

September 19, 2009

Bowling Green game seems pivotal to Marshall season
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Marshall-BG rare regular-season C-USA-MAC matchup
-
Return of the MAC
-
Marshall-Bowling Green capsule
-
Marshall's Sikula has Nov. 10 court date

USM not downplaying Virginia
Mobile Register

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
Eagles dismiss idea of mismatch
-
Cavaliers hobble to USM

Southern Miss Golden Eagles (2-0) vs. Virginia Cavaliers (0-2)
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

UVa road trip could be beneficial
Charlottesville Daily Progress

U.Va. at Southern Mississippi
Richmond Times Dispatch

Reliable safeties producing for Eagles
Hattiesburg American

Viewers guide to the weekend
Athlon Sports

From the Tulsa World
-
TU wants more than a moral victory at OU
-
Anatomy of an upset
-
TU- 3 storylines
-
TU Notebook- They who remember

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Bryant makes Oklahoma State more difficult for Rice
-
Robertson Stadium sells out for UH-Texas Tech game

From the Birmingham News
-
Blazers, Trojans try to get on track
-
BLAZER BUZZ

Dual-threat QB Tyler Bass takes control of Tigers today against UT-Martin
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Judge defers ruling on key motions in Ereck Plancher wrongful-death lawsuit
-
Ereck Plancher's autopsy report
-
READ FOR YOURSELF- Trainer incident reports on Ereck Plancher's death
-
See For Yourself- Letter to attorney regarding Ereck Plancher's death
-
George O'Leary, UCF Knights look for win to remember against Buffalo
-
Game preview- Buffalo at UCF

What a shame LSU-Tulane series ending
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the El Paso Times
-
Miners seek season's first win at NMSU
-
Walker, Price finally meet as head coaches
-
Battle of I-10 ticket sales drag

September 18, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA TO HONOR DR. MYLES BRAND WITH MOMENT OF SILENCE
-
Opening Day NFL Rosters Feature 79 C-USA Players
-
2010 USM Baseball Signing Class Ranked No. 21 Nationally

From the College Football News
-
2009 C-USA Fearless Predictions - Week 3 
-
2009 CFN C-USA Week 3 Expert Picks & Roundup 

News Flash: Memphis hopes for Big Six move
rivals.com

C-USA notebook- Memphis offense not living up to expectations
Charleston Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
C-USA football rankings for Sept. 18
-
Tigers coaches raving about Wooddale's Dontari Poe
-
Pastner opens first practice with short list of players

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU's Jones unfazed by 2,000-mile trip
-
SMU (2-0) AT WASHINGTON STATE (0-2) 4 p.m. Saturday
-
No. 16 Cowboys face deja vu against Rice

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Marshall University's Sikula charged with DUI
-
Herd defense needs a sense of urgency

Marshall hoping for big improvement against BG
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Punt return job in state of flux
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Golden Hurricane set their sights on upsetting Sooners
Hattiesburg American

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF baseball recruiting class ranked No. 4 nationally
-
Buffalo Coach Turner Gill leads Bulls to the top
-
5 college football coaches on the rise
-
UCF's depth at WR vital with Brian Watters injured
-
UCF Knights Notepad
-
Iliana Limon chat wrap- UCF Coach George O'Leary will not be replaced mid-season
-
BCS Expansion Rumor Mill- Should we believe reports a Memphis `insider' says the Tigers and UCF will join the Big East?

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
LSU pays Tulane $700,000 to end series
-
Wave's Scott happy to be back
-
Peterson to head Tulane track teams

Swine flu forces Rice to drop out of volleyball tourney
Houston Chronicle

Williams pumped for OU
Tulsa World

September 17, 2009

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Eagles will open 2010 season on ESPN
-C-USA notebook- Is Tulsa poised for upset
?
-
Groh, 0-2 Cavaliers under gun

Patience pays off for USM
Charlottesville Daily Progress

As the front seven improves, so does USM's secondary
Mobile Register

Southern Miss is next Thursday night live guest
C
olumbia (SC) State

Gamecocks, Southern Miss slated to open 2010 season
Charleston Post Courier

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH's success, ranking largely due to underclassmen
-
Rice Notebook- Braun's first class is highly touted

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Houston Cougars look to crash the BCS party
-
Better blocking key to fix UCF's rushing game
-How has Memphis one-upped UCF on the BCS front
?
-College football picks- Week 3 action features conference showdowns

Beyond the BCS- Hunting for Cougars
covers

'We Are Marshall' among top football movies
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the Charleston Gazette
-
He's got a read on the Herd
-
After holding its own against Hokies, O-line prepares for BG

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Slate is great, but only if QB finds him
-
Morrison on BGSU sideline

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Former Big East commissioner aids Tigers in quest for BCS
-
Skyhawk familiar with this opponent

Slaughter, Borne ready to rumble out of UAB backfield
Birmingham News

SMU (2-0) AT WASHINGTON STATE (0-2) 4 p.m. Saturday
Dallas Morning News

From the Tulsa World
-
Emotional Time
-
Bradford won't play against TU
-
Tulsa Notebook- Future TU-OU games considered

UTEP Miner DB leads nation in tackles
El Paso Times

September 16, 2009

Conference USA News and Notes
NewOrleans.Com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
University of Memphis steps up BCS conference quest
-
Give R.C. Johnson credit for Mike Tranghese hire
-
T.J. Pitts gets lead role for Tigers

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH notebook- Excitement grows after big win
-
UH-Texas Tech game nearly sold out
-
Rice RB Smith in the midst of incredible comeback

Want To Break Up The BCS? Just Win, Houston
nunemagician.com

A look around Conference USA – Week 2
The Student Printz

Knight and day- Comparing UCF's defense
Orlando Sentinel

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Fedora reissues call for sellouts
-
Burkhart brings fiery temperament, leadership skills to USM O-line

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM's Brown got extra work
-
Virginia an interesting opponent

Press Conference Notes '09- Southern Miss
TheSabre.com

Keep faith in the Herd, it's a long season
MU The Parthenon

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Back with the MAC
-
Marshall football returns to local television
-
In college football, there is always next week
-Hamrick says no to moving site of 2011 VT game

BeamerBall not so different from SnyderBall
Charleston
Daily Mail

QB didn't practice but should play Saturday
Dallas Morning News

Puckett, TU offensive line are fired up for matchup against Oklahoma
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Notebook- Vittatoe seeks first win against NMSU
-
Aggies- throw out records for this one
-
UTEP Miners don't plan to make big changes to offense

Sept. 15 Women's Soccer Notebook
conferenceusa.com

September 15, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Football Notebook
-
C-USA Football Coaches' Press Conference Quotes- Week Three
-
Houston is the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week
-
Tulane Football Opens Bye Week with the First of Four Practices in Full Pads

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Cool, calm Brett Hodges takes charge as UCF quarterback
-
UCF practice notes- O'Leary says Knights must be wary of Buffalo
-
UCF Knights Notepad

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH sweeps C-USA player-of-the-week honors
-
Despite QB uncertainty, Rice committed to passing

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB adds SEC football games, Navy home-and-home series in future
-
UAB Coach Callaway hopes team's loss to SMU motivates Blazers to prepare for contest against Troy

Golden Eagles not satisfied
Hattiesburg American

Brown reports some soreness
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Herd looking to fix its ways
Roanoke Times

June Jones- SMU can't lose intensity
Dallas Morning News

West names Tyler Bass starter for UT-Martin game
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis may have company atop C-USA
ESPN

Grit, talent make TU dangerous
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football team gets break in tough early-season, face arch-rival NMSU
-
UTEP Notebook- Donovan Kemp's 75-yard touchdown reception bittersweet

September 14, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Keenum Named National Offensive Player of the Week
-
Houston Football Ranked No. 21 in Latest Associated Press Poll
-
Women's Soccer Recap

Defense key for offensive-minded Southern Miss
Mobile Press Register

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM found way to win
-
Fedora putting together quite a streak
-
USM attendance not as good as last week's
-
USM's Brown makes triumphant return
-
USM's special teams play inconsistent
-
USM video board man keeps busy

This Week for Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Herd can't afford loss to Falcons
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd moving on from Blacksburg
-
Marshall players look ahead to Bowling Green game

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH grabs No. 21 ranking with win over Oklahoma State
-
UH claws way back into the Top 25

From the Tulsa World
-
Kinne gears up for Oklahoma
-
TU must believe it can pull off a shocker
-
TU- Three Storylines

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Knights QB Brett Hodges earns top spot
-
UCF Knights Notepad
-
Knights seek to fix flaws against Bulls

SMU's breakthrough win brings much-needed good feelings
Dallas Morning News

Green Wave proves it has plenty to learn
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP seeks answers after disappointing start
El Paso Times

September 13, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Weekend Football Roundup - Houston Upsets No. 5 Oklahoma St.
-
Memphis Falls To Middle Tennessee, 31-14
-
Golden Hurricane Rout Lobos, 44-10
-
Football. UTEP Falls To No. 24 Kansas, 34-7
-
Women's Soccer Recap

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH upset of Oklahoma St. speaks volumes
-
UH upsets No. 5 Oklahoma State 45-35
-
Potts throws 7 TDs to lead Tech past Rice 55-10

Instant Analysis - Houston 45 ... Ok State 35
College Football News

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd no match for Hokies
-
Herd notebook- Booker, Dobson lose their redshirts

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Hokies hammer Herd
-
Hokies use Alabama loss to turn tide
-
Grading the Herd
-
It's hard to watch the Herd lose like this
-
Marshall game stats
-
Game film will show horror of big plays

Marshall loses
Beckley Register Herald

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU holds off UAB, 35-33, to go 2-0
-
SMU's interception total (9) has already passed last year's effort

C-USA survival
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Mistakes doom Knights in C-USA opener at Southern Miss
-
UCF Knights should imitate Houston Cougars offense
-
A closer look at UCF's loss to Southern Miss
-
Sloppy play prevents UCF Knights from chance at win against Southern Miss

Southern Miss beats UCF
Hattiesburg American

Cougars wear down Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

Middle Tennessee works over Tigers, 31-14
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
-
Hurricane swarms New Mexico
-
Tulsa playing stingy defense
-It was no contest as Lobos were no match for Tulsa

From the El Paso Times
-
Kansas Jayhawks rout Miners 34-7- UTEP's offense ineffective in big loss
-
UTEP notes- WR Jeff Moturi's reception streak comes to an end

September 12, 2009

C-USA has a chance to put itself in the conversation
ESPN

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Big stage beckons Cougars at Oklahoma State
-
UTEP tries to end hex against ranked foes
-
Rice expects more of the same offense from Tech

Southern Miss Golden Eagles (1-0) vs. UCF Golden Knights (1-0)
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Knights Face Key Test
The Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF Knights will get it right at Southern Mississippi
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UCF at Southern Miss capsule
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UCF Knights Notepad

USM's transfer appeal denied
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Snyder anticipating no letdown by Virginia Tech
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Speed of Virginia Tech will be tough for Herd to match
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Game notes
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Five points to ponder
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This week in Conference USA
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Conference USA team-by-team schedules

From the Roanoke Times
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For Ex-Marshall football player, a memory that lingers
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Hokies look to get well against Herd

Herd hopes to reverse trend
Charleston Gazette

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU must keep UAB quarterback from taking over game
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SMU at Alabama-Birmingham preview

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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'Now I'm ready': Joe Jackson verbally commits to Memphis Tigers
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Tigers' Angel Garcia out for season after torn ACL
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Tigers confident if they hold onto ball

From the Tulsa World
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No easy task on the road for Tulsa
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Graham- TU players better be prepared for New Mexico
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TU notebook
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Routine helps punter stay loose

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football faces high-powered Kansas today
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Kansas appreciates UTEP's offensive prowess
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Like it or not, this is a golden era for UTEP

Green Wave eager to show improvement
New Orleans Times Picayune

BYU football- Speed overhaul appears to be working
Salt Lake Tribune

September 11, 2009

From the Hattiesburg American
-Several C-USA teams to do battle with ranked teams
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Eagles appear healthy right now

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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NCAA won't let Lawrence play
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Eagles know Knights' D built on rock

C-USA Opener for Southern Miss Set Saturday against UCF
conferenceusa.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Knights aim to bring more force against Southern Miss
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Derrick Hallman happy to finally find a home with UCF Knights

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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C-USA Rankings for Sept. 11
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First-time kickers get in the swing for Tigers
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Tigers notebook: U of M gets transfer from Stanford

Around the Conference USA - Football
USA Today

TU could be on verge of a golden era
Tulsa World

C-USA notebook- UAB gets jump on league schedule
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

UAB's Elliott McGaskin returns to the field
Birmingham News

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH prepares for Oklahoma State's tough defense
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Rice must rebound quickly from loss, focus on Tech

Behind Enemy Lines- Houston Cougars
NewsOK.com

Tulane Football Hosts No. 9/12 BYU this Saturday
NewOrleans.Com

SMU QB improving after fighting flu
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Maye returns to backup role
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Jones fills staff opening
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Thunder Notes
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Snyder saw Walker's breakout game coming

Hall keeping BYU's quarterback tradition
New Orleans Times Picayune

September 10, 2009

Marshall's Slate Named John Mackey Tight End of the Week
conferenceusa.com

C-USA teams face stiff opposition this week
Hattiesburg American

Touted recruit Packer ineligible
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Memphis quarterback Arkelon Hall putting loss to Ole Miss behind him
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Dallas Morning News
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After hurdling many obstacles, SMU's McNeal is finally home free
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New SMU kicker makes impact, credits Gansz

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars linebacker McGraw thrives after trying time
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Rice notebook- Basketball has rough road ahead

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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McClellan showing 2006 form
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Thunder Notes
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Taylor will be tough catch for the Herd
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Snyder saw some good, some bad in Southern Illinois game

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miner defenders get cleared for Saturday
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Twins enjoying success for UTEP, Kansas
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UTEP QB Trevor Vittatoe effective with runs

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa men to play Duke, OSU
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They call him SLICK
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TU Notebook

September 9, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Football Notebook
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Women's Soccer Notebook
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Conference USA Cross Country Notebook

Conference USA News and Notes
NewOrleans.Com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Beer sales strong at Sunday's football game at Liberty Bowl
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Proof's positive: T.J. Pitts' return from injury a big step for confident comeback
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Notes: Tigers assistant watches one of his own
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Memphis Tigers' C-USA basketball schedule released

Lane Stadium crowd won't welcome Herd
Charleston Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Defense shifts focus to third downs
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Full roster will aid upset effort
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Jacobs may be hard for hometown to recognize

UAB's Isabelle knows he'll be an active backup QB
Birmingham News

Coach downplays SMU's 'must-win' status
Dallas Morning News

Tulane basketball releases 2009-10 schedule
New Orleans Times Picayune

Conference USA News and Notes
Sports Network

Non-AQ power rankings
ESPN

Can’t spell Golden Eagles without the ‘D’
Bi
loxi Sun Herald

Thornton USM's man in black
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
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QB Rob Calabrese is keeping his head up despite mistakes
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary's weekly press conference

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH notebook- Reality check awaits in Stillwater
-All jokes aside, Owls' Carrington making an impact
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It's been a long, long time since UH slayed Goliath

Houston-Oklahoma St. Preview
CBSSports.com

TU's Damaris Johnson named national punt returner of the week
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP QB Trevor Vittatoe effective with runs
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UTEP Miners seek to cut penalties

September 8, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Football Coaches' Press Conference Quotes- Week Two
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September 7 Football Players of the Week
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Sept. 7 Women's Soccer Players of the Week
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Keenum Picks Up National Award
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Tulane Football Returns to Practice Field, Begins Preparation for BYU

2009 CFN C-USA Week 1 Roundup, Honors & More 
College Football News

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH has its work cut out against top-10 opponent
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Rice QB situation still not settled; Fanuzzi to start

Singing the 2-minute blues
  "Coach [Rick] Minter made the that point last year - East Carolina, we lose that game, in part, because in the two-minute drill they got a cheap score.

Charleston Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd learns from mistakes, prepares for Virginia Tech
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Monday morning gives Snyder perspective on win
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THUNDER NOTES

Not-so-special teams plague UAB opener
Birmingham News

Fedora likes first look, awaits Central Fla.
Bi
loxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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UCF going back to ground game
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This Week for Southern Miss

Win starts USM in right direction
Hattiesburg American

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Trainer says he followed national guidelines in treating UCF football player who died
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UCF practice notes- O'Leary opposed to 2-quarterback system
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UCF Knights Notepad

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers coach Tommy West takes responsibility for some of Arkelon Hall's errors
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Notebook: Tommy West praises offensive line

TU's Graham pleased with Tulane win
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Coach Mike Price won't comment about late holding call
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UTEP Miners plan to refocus for biggest home game
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6-foot-10 forward to sign with UTEP
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UTEP volleyball player Kelsey Moore is new Miss Texas USA

September 7, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Weekend Football Roundup
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Sept. 6 Women's Soccer Recap

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Jevan Snead’s 2 TDs give No. 8 Ole Miss 45-14 win over Memphis
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Ole Miss finishes Memphis' football fun on field, in stands
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University of Memphis-Ole Miss postgame
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Memphis coach Tommy West sees promise in defense
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Ole Miss grabs one for road as series ends

Memphis battles hard, but gets blown out late 
College Football News

Herd not only team to struggle vs. FCS foe
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Defense needs to 'rise up' to perform against Hokies
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Athletic director reuinted with hometown crowd
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Thundering Herd football notes

Leaving an impression
Beckley (WV) Register-Herald

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF Coach George O'Leary: No QB controversy after season-opener
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National title hopes in college football can vanish in the blink of an eye
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UCF Knights Notepad

What the UCF-Samford game tells us about the rest of the season
Examiner.com

SMU faces difficult road stretch
Dallas Morning News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Golden Eagles give good vibes
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Davis fuels rout
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Rusty Hampton's Talking Points

From the Tulsa World
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Newcomers fare well in Hurricane opener
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TU Notebook- New faces

From the Houston Chronicle
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What did Coogs get out of knocking out a lightweight?
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The next day- UAB

UTEP looks for positives in season-opening loss
El Paso Times

September 6, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Sunday Gameday:
Ole Miss, Memphis try to prove their legitimacy in season opener
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Memphis-Ole Miss story lines

Saturday Football Roundup
  UAB's Joe Webb enjoys record-setting day in Blazer win

conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
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WEBB'S LEGS, ARM DRIVE BLAZERS' WIN
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GRADING THE BLAZERS
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UAB AD Brian Mackin answers questions about his program

From the Houston Chronicle
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Strong first half leads UAB past Rice in season opener
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UH opens strong with 55-7 win over Northwestern St.

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Southern Illinois gives Herd a scare
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Herd notebook- Practice foretold sluggish opener
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Marshall-SIU statistics

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall 31, Southern Illinois 28
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Win fails to meet high expectations
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Walker shines in debut

Herd rallies to win
Beckley Register Herald

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU gets attendance record, yet empty seats remain
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Fourth-quarter rally salvages ugly opener for SMU

From the Hattiesburg American
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Big crowd sets Roberts Stadium record
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Great way to open for Eagles
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Quick-strike ability a Fedora trademark
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Schools, fans honor McNair
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Tailgaters take TVs to campus

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF squeaks out win over Samford
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George O'Leary discusses UCF's 28-24 win over Samford
-UCF needs stability after bumpy start
-UCF Knights Notepad
-Photos- UCF 28, Samford 24

From the El Paso Times
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Error-riddled UTEP season opener- Miners' rally falls short in 23-17 loss
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UTEP has 100-yard rusher in loss
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Miscues hurt UTEP in loss versus Buffalo

Slow start continues Tulane frustration
New Orleans Times Picayune

September 5, 2009

From the Tulsa Word
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Worth the wait- Kinne helps Tulsa to big win in first start
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TU Notebook- Jamad squad
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TU- Report Card

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis formally notifies NCAA it will appeal basketball penalty
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Tigers providing field for second-chance prospects to earn their keep

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Gate crashing: Comparing UCF tailgating to other schools in Florida, C-USA
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UCF Knights Notepad

From the Birmingham News
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Ailing Samford Bulldogs face huge task at UCF
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Conference USA preview

Pressure Is on UCF Offense Today
The Ledger

Confident Herd ready for SIU
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Snyder, Herd determined to show improvement, and win
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Southern Miss vs. Alcorn State
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WR Parham prepared for liftoff

USM QB Davis- 'It's time to play'
Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss Could Be A BCS Buster In 2009
Bleacher Report

Winning is the ticket for SMU to change perception
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP faces opening test from Buffalo
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Keys to the Game

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH football team gets defensive about unit
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Owls hope to tangle UAB quarterback Webb

September 4, 2009

From the Hattiesburg American
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Tulsa, Tulane kick off C-USA schedule Friday
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McNair to be honored before game
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USM kicking game a concern
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Golden Eagles poised for big year
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No decision on Brown's availability against ASU

From the Tulsa World
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Kinne is named TU's starting QB
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TU Notebook

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Toledo has different approach this season
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Tulane Green Wave football awaiting Tulsa's three-quarterback attack in opener
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The story behind Ross Thevenot's move to the Tulane punter position

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Phil Stukenborg's C-USA rankings
  East Carolina tops list

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Tigers wideouts Carlos Singleton, Duke Calhoun set to receive attention
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Tigers-Rebels notebook: No. 2 U of M RB still uncertain
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Everyone's a winner in college football this time of year

Fearless Prediction 2008 - Conference USA
College Football News

Non-AQ picks, Week 1
ESPN

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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WR Parham prepared for liftoff
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QB Davis eager to start season

GREAT EXPECTATIONS USM’s Fedora envisions big things in 2009
Biloxi Sun Herald

UAB kicker Josh Zahn honored to get call from Blazers
Birmingham News

From the Dallas Morning News
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Advance sale tops 32,000 for SMU's opener
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SMU's Mitchell ready to deliver on promise

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice quarterback Shepherd pulling double duty
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Saenz packs powerful punch in UH's secondary

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Anderson takes over at QB
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Herd has two special fans on Saturday
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Thundering Herd Notebook

Third and a Mile- Predicting the Herd's season
MU The Parthenon

Herd back has new name, new role
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF quarterback Rob Calabrese is ready to put 2008 struggles behind him
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Good hands make Rocky Ross UCF's return man
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Fans launch petition opposing UCF tailgate changes, school offers game day tips

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miner offense has issues in openers
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UTEP notes- Miners are focusing on the little things
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UTEP football team two-deep features freshmen

September 3, 2009

Tulsa (0-0) at Tulane (0-0)
Macon Telegraph (Sports Network)

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulsa's Johnson makes waves
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Tulane-LSU football rivalry to fade away?

Ready for the spotlight
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers see an opportunity in tackling top-10 quality
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Memphis vs. Ole Miss- Stars must align for underdogs to spring upsets

UCF learns from miserable 2008 season
Miami Herald

One local player has turned the heads of the Conference USA media
New Orleans Times Picayune

National preview- Conference by conference
Austin American-Statesman

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd offensive line coming together
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Herd picks green helmets

Herd's basketball travel schedule will still be cumbersome
Charleston Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Coach- Defensive line impresses
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Thundering Herd Notebook
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Daunting schedule faces young Marshall team

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Brynn Harvey could be key to Knights success
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UCF practice notes- George O'Leary won't reveal who won guard spot

Rice Notebook- McGuffie keeps mum on Michigan
Houston Chronicle

Brown says he probably won’t play Saturday
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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USM will be much improved in '09 - 9-3
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Tulsa has a 'secret' at QB
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Estes earns second shot at place-kicker

Huss grad headed to Southern Miss
Gaston Gazette

Parham makes presence known at USM
Hattiesburg American

SMU's practice under lights is preparation for opener
Dallas Morning News

UAB prepares for former Alabama QB Nick Fanuzzi
Birmingham News

UAB looks for help for Webb
ESPN

Week 1 Conference USA picks
College Football News

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miner offense has issues in openers
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Bulls on parade- Turner Gill makes most of his chance as head coach

September 2, 2009

Marshall football tragedy bonds Hollywood Hills player, dad
Florida Sun-Sentinel

GREAT EXPECTATIONS USM's Fedora envisions big things in 2009
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM's Brown OKed for contact work
Hattiesburg American

UAB announces Conference USA basketball schedule
Birmingham News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF Coach George O'Leary- Sickle cell trait is common
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary, Rocky Ross and Cory Hogue ...

New year, new look at Tulane
Tulsa World

From conferenceusa.com
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Memphis Women's Basketball Player Honored at White House
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Women's Soccer Notebook

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-MU's Edmonson seizing his opportunity
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Herd wants to redshirt Dobson
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Marshall sets ticket sales hours for opener

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Snyder senses buzz over Herd
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Herd notebook- Evans being groomed as punt return man

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Snyder- Fans should be excited
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Anderson puts New Hampshire behind him
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Anthony Hanshew- Teammates confident in Edwards

Tigers' Hall paid his dues last season, learned to spread responsibility
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Dallas Morning News
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Mustangs secondary can expect to be busy
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SMU wide receivers ready for bigger role

From the Houston Chronicle
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Conference foe in opener not ideal for young Owls
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UH notebook- Dugat, Bamfo ruled eligible to play

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football team holds first workout on new turf
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Buffalo will test UTEP Miner offense
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Coach Mike Price says UTEP football will start season healthy

September 1, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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2009 Conference USA Football Preseason Notebook
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C-USA Football Coaches' Press Conference Quotes- Week One
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Marshall Hosts Southern Illinois on Saturday
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Tulane Football Continues Preparation for Season Opener against Tulsa this Friday
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Aug. 31 Women's Soccer Players of the Week
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Aug. 31 Volleyball Players of the Week

Houston Cougars appear to be the best of Conference USA this football season
New Orleans Times Picayune

On paper, UAB has a better chance of winning its first two games than at anytime in Coach Callaway's first two seasons
Birmingham News

What are the trickiest games that each Conference USA team will have to watch out for?
College Football News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Brown on hold for Saturday
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Freshman Collins making impact

Brown gets closer to returning
Biloxi Sun Herald

What should we keep an eye on at the Southern Miss-Alcorn game?
Hattiesburg American

Tiger Football '09- The Next Step
Memphis Flyer

New Hampshire debacle etched in memory
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Slate says Anderson works as Herd QB
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

DAVE SMITH 1933-2009
  Dave Smith, SMU's head football coach from 1973-1975, died Aug. 29 after a long battle with cancer. He was 76.

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Birmingham News
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UH offense could be scary in Sumlin's second year
  Keenum: 'We feel like we shouldn't be stopped'

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Rice offense seeks smooth transition after departures

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Green helmets not likely for '09 season
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Herd prepares for Salukis

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers-Rebels done after this year and coaches sad to see it go
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University of Memphis football notebook

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Knights out to impress this season
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UCF Knights Notepad

Hurricane's starting QB still mystery
Tulsa World

UTEP notebook
El Paso Times