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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

October 31, 2009
All Hallows Eve
Beggar's Night
Magic Day
National Knock-Knock Day
National UNICEF Day
Reformation Day
Samhain (Wiccan)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Flashback (2008): ECU 27 VPI 22
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Talk FM
: TOT (At-large Forum)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates End Season With 1-0 Win Over Marshall
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Pirates Downed By Rice, 3-0
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Basketball Tickets On Sale Monday

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Freeney shines on big stage
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October 31, 2009, Darts and Laurels

Hokies must find consistency, and fast
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Area sports roundup- Shelby grad Guzewich swimming solid at ECU
Shelby Star

DL Working To Keep Garrard Contained
Titans Radio

October 30, 2009
Create a Great Funeral Day
Devil's Night
Frankenstein Friday
Haunted Refrigerator Night
Birthday - President John Adams' Birthday (2nd President)

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Opportune Bucs feast on miscues

Talk FM: TOT (Mayor Forum)

Pirates getting boost from Ruffin, Freeney
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU in driver's seat in East Division
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Not-so-perfect attendance
Kinston Free Press

Former Warrior has huge night for ECU
Suffolk News-Herald

Downtown Greenville Preparations For Halloween
WITN

October 29, 2009
Anniversary - Internet
Anniversary - Stock Market Crash (1929)

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Pirates find the mark on 'big target'

-BVL: Football Recruiting Class of 2010 Thumbnails
Talk FM: TOT (District 4 Forums)

From ecupirates.com
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Puche Takes Fourth At Palmetto Intercollegiate
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Women's Tennis Completes ITA Regionals

Lindsay’s toughness shines through on cold, wet night
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the East Carolinian
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Lindsay powers ECU past Memphis, 38-19
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New-look Lady Pirates looking to continue winning ways

Memphis Falls to ECU, 38-19
gotigersgo.com

October 28, 2009
Day of National Concern About Young People and Gun Violence
Saint Jude's Day
Statue Of Liberty Day
Birthday - Greg Vacek (Bonesville.net Linkmeister)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Memphis Game Center
-O'Brien:
Offense ignites under pressure
-BVL:
ECU-Memphis 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: TOT (District 3 Forums)

From ecupirates.com
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Lindsay Leads ECU Past Memphis, 38-19
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Pirates Sweep C-USA Weekly Awards Again
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John Ashaolu Joins ECU Hoops Staff
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East Carolina Tied For Fifth After Two Rounds

Pirates win 38-19 in Memphis
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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East Carolina dumps Memphis, 38-19
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Keystone Kops couldn't make it more slapstick
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Tiger postgame- ECU 38, Memphis 19

Tigers can't stop Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates' offense gets the job done
Washington Daily News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Pinkney, Lindsay propel Pirates
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Recap- Memphis vs. East Carolina

From ESPN.com
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Quarterback Patrick Pinkney ran for two touchdowns to help East Carolina beat Memphis 38-19.
East Carolina Crushes Memphis, 38-19

Recruiting heats up at ECU
Fayetteville Observer

Sawyer Commits to ECU
scout.com (sub req'd)

Pinkney, Pirates fillet toothless Tigers
Washington Post (AP)

October 27, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday
Cranky Co-Workers Day
Navy Day
Anniversary - NYC Subway
Birthday - President Theodore Roosevelt (26th President)

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback
Talk FM: TOT (District 1 Forums)

Pirate Football Gameday Central
ecupirates.com

East Carolina @ Memphis
weather.com

Memphis Tigers Host East Carolina In C-USA Matchup Tuesday On ESPN2
gotigersgo.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates get midweek exposure
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ECU's Ellison slams home good first impression
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Pirate soccer falls in home finale vs. Tigers
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To smile about- Dental school mission taking shape

Pirates visit Memphis for rare Tuesday game
Kinston Free Press

Pirates look to build on Rice blowout
Washington Daily News

Preview- East Carolina at Memphis
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis vs. East Carolina- A preview
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U of M targets red-zone TDs

MEMPHIS FOOTBALL- Tigers host defending C-USA champs
Jackson Sun

Pirates will get national exposure
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

East Carolina looks for another win over Memphis
Greensboro News-Record (AP)

Trevor Sawyer commits to East Carolina
Asheville Citizen-Times

Caracciolo gives ECU a verbal commitment
Inside NoVA

Brown not ready to commit
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

C-USA Fearless Predictions - Tonight ECU - MU
College Football News

East Carolina vs. Memphis Football Preview
CollegeHoopsnet.com

What bettors need to know- East Carolina at Memphis
Covers

ECU Pirates vs. Memphis Tigers Preview | Pick
CappersPicks.com

East Carolina vs Memphis College Football Odds, Picks & Predictions
Point-Spreads.com

East Carolina at Memphis Football Odds & Predictions
Locksmith Sports Picks

October 26, 2009
Mule Day
Birthday - Hillary Rodham Clinton

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Denny O'Brien's Weekly Harris BCS Poll Ballot
-BVL: Harris, AP & Coaches Polls
-BVL
: BCS Standings
-BVL
: Updated Recruiting Thumbnails (Terry Williams)

From ecupirates.com
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Memphis Tops Pirates 2-1
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Pirates Fall In Three At Southern Miss

ECU's O-line fine with going unnoticed
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tigers' special teams getting extra work
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Richardson drops in on ECU
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

October 25, 2009

C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Improve Dual Meet Records
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ECU Hosts Clinic For Local Media

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Experience paying off for Pirates' defensive front
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Media taken to court
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ECU gets nearly $4 million in funding

ECU holder overcomes loss, earns respect
Kinston Free Press

ECU looks sharp at basketball scrimmage
Washington Daily News

Tigers RB Curtis Steele climbing the ladder
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Senior Bowl Boss- Smart, demanding and successful, Steve Hale
  Senior Bowl President and CEO Steve Hale is a former college football player and coach who played for Dye at East Carolina

Mobile Press Register

October 24, 2009
Make A Difference Day
United Nations Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Flashback (2008): ECU 30 Memphis 10
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Bobby Richardson)

From ecupirates.com
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Soccer Ties UAB 1-1
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Former Swimmers Named To Anniversary Team
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ECU Blanked At UCF, 3-0

ECU's Harris filling void left by NFL's Johnson
Kinston Free Press

Suddenlink, MASN still in stalemate over placement
Greenville Daily Reflector

October 23, 2009
National Mole Day
Scorpio Begins
Swallows Leave San Juan Capistrano
TV Talk Show Host Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Pirates adjust to TV games

Talk FM: TOT (Beau's Buddys, Randy Parker)

From ecupirates.com
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Ride With Voice Saturday
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Introducing Alli-Oop- A Lady Pirate Blog

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's Bowman is back after bad break
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ECU making changes to parking for Va. Tech game
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Rare piece of history displayed
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ECU hosting Senior Games event

Tigers vs. East Carolina- Some pregame notes
Memphis Commercial Appeal

ESPN- Pirates land two prospects
Washington Daily News

Williams to play at East Carolina
Gwinnett Daily Post

Williams is third Grayson player to accept D-1 offer
Atlanta Journal Constitution

October 22, 2009
International Stuttering Awareness Day

From ecupirates.com
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Baseball Announces 2010 Schedule
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Parking Plan Announced For VT-ECU Game
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Pirates Sweep Weekly Golf Honors

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Lineback proud of walk-on status
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Joyner enjoying return
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Queen Anne's Revenge anchor to be on display

Lindsay leading the way for Pirates
Washington Daily News

From the East Carolinian
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No need for replay
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ECU club hockey team skates off to a solid start

October 21, 2009
National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day
National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
Count Your Buttons Day
Babbling Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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Swimmers battle through foes, flu

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Boy Scouts)

From ecupirates.com
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Watkins Leads ECU To Victory In Savannah
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ECU Takes Second At Pirate Intercollegiate
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ECU Sweeps Weekly C-USA Awards

From the Kinston Free Press
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Frost learning as walk-on for Pirates
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ECU's Tuesday game brings mixed feelings

From the East Carolinian
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Return To Port- ECU Homecoming 2009
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ECU's complete game stifles Rice, 49-13

ECU still looking for big returns
Greenville Daily Reflector

2009-10 Conference USA Preview Issue- East Carolina
Bleacher Report

Preps: Mainland's Linkenheimer shocks with colossal punts, kicks
Daytona Beach News-Journal

October 20, 2009
Birth of the Bab(Baha’i)
Miss American Rose Day
Birthday - Bela Lugosi (actor)
Birthday - Mickey Mantle (baseball)
Brandied Fruit Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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A touchdown to remember

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Luncheon
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Hot Stove League)

From ecupirates.com
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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
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Harris Earns Weekly C-USA Honor
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Watkins, ECU Lead Field In Savannah
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Bools In Second At Lady Pirate Intercollegiate
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Coach Mack Pens His Latest Letters
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Cross Country Competes At Lock Haven

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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New faces find field against Rice
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Harris honored by C-USA
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ECU dental school names service sites

Pirates preparing for strange schedule
Washington Daily News

ECU's Lindsay may miss game
W
inston Salem Journal

Many programs have statements to make
Yahoo! Sports

October 19, 2009
Evaluate Your Life Day
Anniversary - Yorktown Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 402
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Television deal doesn’t fit ECU

-BVL: Harris, AP & Coaches Polls
-BVL
: Inaugural 2009 BCS Standings

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Swept By Tulane, 3-0
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Pirates Drop 2-0 Contest At UTEP
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Lady Pirates Officially Open Practice

Summers Column- Kass’ collegiate dream has different, but happy, ending
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates post balanced effort
Raleigh News & Observer

The county in college football
  Shelby grad Van Eskridge leads East Carolina with 37.5 tackles overall

Shelby Star

Hargave left tackle collects SEC offer
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

UTEP earns shutout win against East Carolina
El Paso Times

October 18, 2009
St. Luke Feast Day
World Menopause Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Rice Game Center
-O'Brien:
Offense gets a boost
-Myatt:
Up next: Schedule quirks
-BVL:
ECU-Rice 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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East Carolina Defeats Rice, 49-13
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ECU Holds First Practice Of New Season
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Pirates Sweep Dual Meet At Davidson

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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East Carolina rolls on homecoming, downs Rice
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Lindsay leaves game with injury
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ECU’s Harris adds to highlight reel
Video- Pirates celebrate ECU homecoming

From the Washington Daily News
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Alumni, offense return to ECU
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Harris sparks ECU victory

Pirates find right recipe for success
Fayetteville Observer

Non-AQ helmet stickers, Week 6
ESPN

ECU gets easy win over Rice
Raleigh News & Observer

East Carolina stomps Rice
Greensboro News-Record (AP)

ECU Takes Down Rice, 49-13
riceowls.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice falls to 0-7 with 49-13 loss to East Carolina
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Instant analysis, East Carolina

11 p.m. Sports Webcast for Saturday, October 17
wnct.com

October 17, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Football Gameday Central
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ECU Sweeps Dual Meet At Gardner-Webb
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ECU Opens Basketball Practice Saturday
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Soccer Shut Out By Colorado College, 1-0
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Volleyball Looks To Snap Skid Against UTEP

Rice @ East Carolina
weather.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates turn attention to Owls
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ECU hoops hoping for continued progress
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Crowd gathers for ECU Homecoming events
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ECU names Hardy to vice provost position

Pirates look for points against struggling Rice
Kinston Free Press

East Carolina's Lindsay bounces back from injury
Fayetteville Observer

Winless Owls travel to East Carolina
Rocky Mount Telegram (AP)

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice kicker Fangmeier looks for repeat against ECU
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Bailiff to host Air Force squadron

Rice to host Air Force squadron Saturday
ESPN

Titans, Johnson looking to reverse direction
Attleboro Sun Chronicle

October 16, 2009
Paint it Purple Friday
Dictionary Day
National Mammography Day
UN World Food Day

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
Talk FM: TOT (Tom Fetzer, ECU Engineering School)

From ecupirates.com
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A Message To The Pirate Nation
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2009-10 Basketball Season Preview
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Pirates Visit Boy's And Girl's Club

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Kass - Guaranteed PT
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Pirates give back, get star treatment
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East Carolina University homecoming

From The East Carolinian
-ECU looking to keep Rice winless
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Halftime- Reflecting on the first half of ECU's season

Pinkney, Lindsay fight through sickness
New Bern Sun Journal

Saturday's ECU vs. Rice Homecoming Game Live Exclusively on MASN
MASN (Mid-Atlantic Sports Network)

Preps: TJ romps to win over Titans
  Grove, who has verbally committed to East Carolina, added 130 yards on 11 carries, including a 68-yard touchdown burst

Frederick News Post

White planning USC visit
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Lattimore Taking In A Game Saturday
  WR Torian Richardson will take an unofficial visit to East Carolina Saturday.

Columbia (SC) State

October 15, 2009
Get Smart About Credit Day
International Credit Union Day
National Grouch Day
White Cane Safety Day
Wishbones for Pets (10/15-11/30)

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Holtz piloting Pirates through choppy seas

-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Mick Mixon, Chris Hayes)

From ecupirates.com
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Field Set For 2009 Lady Pirate Intercollegiate
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Pirates Help Walk Kids To School

From the Washington Daily News
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Grading the Pirates at midway point
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City OKS outdoor airing of ECU football game

Putting it all on his shoulders
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU's Whitley sees first action
Kinston Free Press

Winless Titans have fast threat in Chris Johnson
SouthCoastToday.com

October 14, 2009
Be Bald and Be Free Day
Emergency Nurses Day
International Top Spinning Day
National Bring Teddy Bear to Work Day
UN International Day For Natural Disaster Reduction
Birthday - President Dwight Eisenhower (34th President)

From ecupirates.com
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Two Lady Pirates Named To 25th Anniversary Team
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Meghan Coyne Named Diver-of-the-Week
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Softball Releases 2010 Schedule

ECU’s Thompson unfazed by start
Greenville Daily Reflector

October 13, 2009
National Face Your Fears Day
Saint Edward the Confessor Feast Day
Birthday - Navy Birthday

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Holtz makes the point about points

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Luncheon
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (4-H Candidate Meeting)

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

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates in search of big plays
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Handful of Pirates hit hard by flu
  QB Patrick Pinkney and RB Dominique Lindsay, were forced into isolated rooms after arriving in Texas while they tried to prepare to play sick

ECU searching for answers
Washington Daily News

Pirates focus on eliminating mistakes
Kinston Free Press

East Carolina, Wake Forest football midseason reports
Fayetteville Observer

REGROUPING- Depleted ECU scales back practices
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

From the Houston Chronicle
-Sitting at 0-6, Rice feeling sting of inexperience
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Rice's Bailiff- 'I have to get us out of the quicksand'

October 12, 2009
Columbus Day (US)

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 401
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Experience not evident for ECU

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

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Fall At SMU, 2-1
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Blazers Shut Down Pirates, 3-0
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ECU Finishes 18th At Tar Heel Invitational

Even the little mistakes are bigger in Texas
Greenville Daily Reflector

Wife of UWM's Koonce dies of breast cancer
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Recruiting spotlight- CJ Wilson
Columbia (SC) State

David Garrard- Garrard pulled early with Jags down 41-0
rotoworld.com

October 11, 2009
Simchat Torah (Jewish)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-SMU Game Center
-O'Brien:
Scoring struggles cost ECU
-BVL:
ECU-SMU Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls to SMU
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Pirates Close Road Trip At UAB

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Mustangs hold off Pirates for 28-21 Conference USA win
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Biotech Center loan helps ECU entrepreneur get noticed

ECU rally falls short
Washington Daily News

Mustangs' Mitchell swamps Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

SMU Defeats East Carolina, 28-21
smumustangs.com

From the Dallas Morning News
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Blocked field goal attempt helps ignite SMU
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SMU defense is in a state of denial

Wasting an education would be a crime for Claybrooks
Calgary Herald

October 10, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Football Gameday Central
-Soccer Tops Tulsa, 1-0
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Pirates Drop Third-Straight Match
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ECU In 18th After Round One

East Carolina @ SMU
weather.com

Mustangs Host Defending C-USA Champion ECU
smumustangs.com

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Crimestoppers)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates head to Texas to take on Mustangs
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1st-place ECU visits pass-happy SMU

Pirates' offense needs to step up versus SMU
Washington Daily News

First-place Pirates visit high-flying SMU
Kinston Free Press

Preview- East Carolina at SMU
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU may be tested by SMU's pass attack
Winston Salem Journal

From the Dallas Morning News
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Preview- E. Carolina (3-2, 2-0) at SMU (2-2, 1-0)
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Defense rides to rescue for SMU Mustangs
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ECU quarterback might miss SMU game because of flu

ECU PREVIEW: Speed merchants
ponyfans.com

East Carolina is ready to play as a target
ESPN

1st-place Pirates look to keep things rolling with visit to pass-happy SMU
myfox8

October 9, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Bob Orr)

From ecupirates.com
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Game Three Of Series Ends In 7-7 Tie
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Pirates Drop Season-Opening Meet To UNC-CH
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2009 Tar Heel Invitational Preview

ECU’s Smith ready for any challenge
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU secondary looking forward to challenge
Kinston Free Press

Canty favors Pirates
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Chuck Carlton's notable college football games
WFAA

Footballers huddle on social media
Charlotte Observer

October 8, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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SMU presents different challenge

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Dream Factory)

From ecupirates.com
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Mannino Takes Title At ODU Collegiate
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East Carolina Takes Purple-Gold Series, 14-7
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Softball Honored For Academic Success

Harris keeps opponents guessing
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU still searching for missing ingredient on offense
Washington Daily News

Pirates’ nose guard helping in red zone
Kinston Free Press

Pirates looking to tame the Mustangs
  ECU set to face SMU for first time since 2006

The East Carolinian

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU quarterback Mitchell getting friendly reminders
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EAST CAROLINA AT SMU

Home sweet home
smudailycampus.com

It's Put Up or Shut Up Time for College Football Teams in Week 6
Bleacher Report

ECU offers North Carolina junior
  Airyn Willis picked up his first offer on Wednesday and the offer came from East Carolina.

scout.com (sub req'd)

Mercer County Open tees off today with an 84-golfer field
  Ault of Yardley might be the top contender. Having played college golf at East Carolina, Ault is a big hitter and is expected to make his presence felt.

The Times of Trenton - NJ.com

Preps: Strength vs. Strength
  Senior linebacker and running back Jeremy Grove, an East Carolina recruit and a former Urbana player, has scored on touchdown runs of 74 and 43 yards

Frederick News Post

Titans vs NFL- Johnson Leads NFL In Rushing
Titans Radio

Making waves in Red and White
SLAM! Sports

October 7, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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Harris embraces strategic makeover

-
Bailey
: From the Anchor Desk
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Black and blue vs. Barnum & Bailey

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Denny O'Brien)
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show

From ecupirates.com
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Warzon Lifts East Carolina To 9-7 Win
-Marshburn Leads ECU At Duke Golf Club
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ECU Finishes 14th At Windy City Collegiate
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Edwards Named To CAA Anniversary Team

Newcomers hit ground running for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Run and Shoot concerns SMU's opponent
Dallas Morning News

C-USA remains up for grabs
Orlando Sentinel

Pinkney's ad-lib gives Holtz hope
Kinston Free Press

New Stamp 'unkind' to Alouettes
  DeVone Claybrooks is already trading barbs with his former Montreal Alouettes teammates.

Edmonton Sun

ECU adds Gutekunst to staff
ESPN

CAA's silver anniversary team
Washington (DC) Times

October 6, 2009
National German-American Day / German-American Heritage Month

From Bonesville.net
BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Luncheon
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Home Run Derby)

From ecupirates.com
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Gutekunst Joins East Carolina Football Staff
  40-Year Coaching Veteran, Former Minnesota Head Coach To Work With Pirate Special Teams

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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
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Coach Mack Has Answers In His Latest Letters
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Pirate Football Gameday Central

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates heading west to face pass-happy SMU
-ECU football adds assistant coach
-Wildlife invades school
  A deer jumped through several windows at Elmhurst School about 6:30 p.m. Monday

From the Washington Daily News
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Pirates must slow down Mustangs
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Former local stars still shining

ECU takes control of C-USA's East Division
The East Carolinian

Pirates starting to heat up
Winston-Salem Journal

Mustangs Offer Special Ticket Option For ECU Game
smumustangs.com

First day of classes at ECU...100 years ago
Beaufort Observer (10.05.09)

Preview- East Carolina
CollegeSwimming.com

October 5, 2009
Child Health Day
Improve Your Home Office Day
UN World Habitat Day
UN World Teacher's Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 400
– 
Pirates better positioned in 2009

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

From ecupirates.com
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2009 Windy City Collegiate Preview
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Baseball To Hold Purple-Gold World Series
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No. 21 UCF Blanks Pirates, 2-0

ECU leads troop of C-USA East beasts
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina beats Marshall 21-17
Kinston Free Press

From the Charleston Gazette
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Pinkney's poise sinks Herd
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Herd beaten by good Pirates, bad luck

East Carolina Downs Marshall Football, 21-17
Huntingtonnews.net

David Garrard's 323 yards for Jaguars pick apart hobbled Titans secondary, 37-17
Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 4, 2009
Hunter's Moon
Intergeneration Day
St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day (Catholic)
Ten-Four Day
World Communion Sunday
Anniversary - Sputnik
Birthday - President Rutherford Hayes Birthday (19th President)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Marshall Game Center
-O'Brien:
Defense rescues offense again
-BVL:
ECU-Marshall 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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ECU Tops Marshall, 21-17
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Tulsa Dispatches Volleyball, 3-0
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Four Records Set At Purple-Gold Meet

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates take control of C-USA's East Division
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Pirate D helps ECU win ugly
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Pinkney's snap decision leads to ECU win

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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At crunch time, Pirates show their resolve
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Homecoming huge treat for Hamrick
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Herd falls to East Carolina
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Marshall unable to pass critical ECU test
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One play, one yard, one big MU loss
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MU-ECU game stats
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Pirates spoil Homecoming, beat Herd, 21-17
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Gallery- More from Marshall vs. ECU
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Gallery- Marshall vs. ECU, second half action
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Gallery- Marshall vs. ECU, first half action

Pirates' 'D' key to victory
Washington Daily News

Pinkney carries ECU to win over Marshall
Greensboro News Record (AP)

East Carolina Downs Marshall Football, 21-17
herdzone.com

From the Beckley Register-Herald
-Pinkney, Pirates sink Thundering Herd 21-17
-Despite loss, Marshall RB has another big day

From the Charleston Gazette
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No need to be fancy, but MU needs passing
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Marshall notebook- ECU kept a lid on MU's Marshall
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Pain's still there for Williams, but he's making a difference

October 3, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday
Sukkot (Jewish)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Football Gameday Central
-
Pirates Push Past Southern Miss, 3-1
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Pirates Swept At SMU, 3-0
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Cross Country Takes Fourth At Great American

East Carolina @ Marshall
weather.com

Linkmeister Note: ECU @ Marshall on Satellite...XM Radio 243 & CBS College Sports (DTV 613; DISH 152)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates lock horns with Herd
-University sets sights on gaining top students

Marshall should provide a good test for Pirates
Washington Daily News

Pirates hope to gain ground at Marshall
Kinston Free Press

ECU coach Holtz expecting heavy dose of Marshall today
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall, ECU will play it old school
-
Slate embraces big-game pressure against ECU
-
Snyder, Holtz both want win at point of attack

From the Charleston Gazette
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Division lead at stake for Herd, ECU
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Pirates visit Marshall in homecoming showdown
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Top defensive ends in spotlight
-
ECU-Marshall game capsule

A capsule look at ECarolina-Marshall
BlueRidgeNow.com

New Favorites for Jackson
  Jackson says that East Carolina's running back history has also impressed him. “I like that they had a first round running back go in the draft this year,” ...

superprep.com (sub req'd)

Is Rutgers still in running for Del. RB?
  Jackson said he is leaning toward East Carolina, and his movement coincides with Rutgers pulling back on his recruitment a bit.

scout.com (sub req'd)

October 2, 2009
Paint it Purple Friday
LiveStrong Day
Guardian Angels Day
Lee National Denim Day
National Custodial Workers' Day
National Diversity Day
Phileas Fogg's Wager Day
Sukkot (begins at sundown - Jewish)
World Farm Animals Day
World Smile Day
Anniversary - Peanuts (comic strip)
Birthday - Mohandas Gandhi (spiritual leader)

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

2009-10 ECU Swimming & Diving Preview
ecupirates.com

East Carolina @ Marshall
weather.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Holtz wants runners who can hold on to the ball
-Letter- Writer unfairly lumps all fans with rude few ECU fans
-ECU School of Education receives $1 million grant
-ECU will focus on student retention

ECU-Marshall rivalry growing stronger
Kinston Free Press

Live@5: Marshall AD Mike Hamrick
Pirate Radio 1250

From the Charleston Gazette
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Past, present and future collide for Marshall AD Hamrick
-
Homecoming times two

MU-ECU rivalry 'one of mutual respect'
Beckley Register-Herald

Gameday- Herd, Pirates set to clash in huge one
MU The Parthenon

C-USA Showdown
Ironton Tribune

Dr. Bob Previews MARSHALL (+2.5) Vs. EAST CAROLINA
Bleacher Report

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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East Carolina will test Marshall defense
-
Herd wide receivers think Darius Marshall should get the ball

Non-AQ picks, Week 5
ESPN

October 1, 2009
Welcome October.
World Vegetarian Day
Anniversary - CD Player
Anniversary - Disney World
Anniversary - Levittown (1st suburb)
Anniversary - Model T (Ford)
Birthday - President Jimmy Carter (39th President)

From Bonesville.net
-
Myatt: View from the 'ville
– 
"We Are Marshall" now includes Hamrick

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Chancellor Steve Ballard)

From ecupirates.com
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Women's Hoops Announces 2009-10 Schedule
  Lady Pirates To Play 14 Home Contests

-
Varner Named C-USA Golfer-of-the-Week

ECU Soccer Team Raises $4K For "Riley's Army"
WITN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Johnson looking forward to his shot at Marshall
-ECU ROUNDUP- Women's hoops schedule released
-Fixing the BCS in an afternoon…

Pirates looking to corral the Thundering Herd
The East Carolinian

Ruffin travels long road to ECU
Kinston Free Press

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall, ECU seek 1st place
-
Pirates pack plenty of age, experience

Pinkney thankful for one final chance
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Holtz has placed ECU among C-USA's elite
-
Shakoor ready to face ECU's Harris

Pausing to evaluate the Pirates
Washington Daily News

East Carolina vs Marshall Week 5 College Football Lines
Sports-Odds.com

Holtz- Without Virginia Tech, Herd stats are strong
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall Football Hosts East Carolina Saturday
herdzone.com

East Carolina (2-2) at Marshall (3-1)
Charl
otte Observer

Raising two sons the focus of Reggie Pinkney's book
Fayetteville Observer

Miss USA to find out if she's "Smarter Than a 5th Grader"
Wilmington Star-News

 

October 31, 2009

USF QB does in Mountaineers
  Daniels outgains WVU, 336-323

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Bulled over
  Freshman QB helps USF maintain mastery over Mountaineers

Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Suddenly, Hokies' final month is laden with uncertainty
Richmond Times Dispatch

Williams laments fumble
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCSU, FSU quarterbacks match wits
-
Better special teams key Duke's growth
-
NCAA- Wall must sit out two games
-
NCAA toughens recruiting rules

U.Va. ready for Duke this time
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Wake QB Skinner is biggest hurdle for Miami Hurricanes
Miami Herald

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacons prepare for Halloween scare
-
Appalachian State on a roll

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Gameday preview- USC vs. Tennessee
-
Gameday preview- Clemson vs. Coastal

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
Tigers aim for treats, not tricks
-
Can ‘New Carolina’ shake old problems?

Felton leads Bobcats out of land of self-destruction
Charlotte Observer

North Texas football stadium plans approved
Houston Chronicle

October 30, 2009

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Virginia Tech fumbles away 20-17 loss to Tar Heels
-
Hokies all share 'inexcusable' loss
-
HU basketball player Smalling dies of wound

From the Roanoke Times
-Hokies left feeling blue
-Williams making predecessor a prophet

Tar Heel Upset Ends Any Flicker of Third Straight ACC Title for Hokies
TricitiesSports.com

From the Virginia Tech Collegiate Times Online Edition
-
Tarred and feathered- Hokies fall to UNC-CH in the final seconds
-
VT vs UNCCH — Postgame

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Field goal after costly fumble all but dashes Hokies’ title hopes
-
Tech defense fails to get key stops against Tar Heels
-
Punter offers new twist for Hokies' pre-game ritual

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Barth FG lifts Heels to stunning win
-
Yates finds redemption in Blacksburg
-Pack's Michel, Graham will miss FSU game
-Canes aim to take care of business one on one

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats get painful instant replay of rout
-Worse opener? Panthers or Bobcats
-NFL has become land of the have-nots
-
QB coach Scherer says he'll back off tinkering, let Delhomme "be Jake"

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Returnees have USC baseball aiming high
-
Tigers' offense may call to McDaniel
-
Tampa-2 defense leads Vols' revival

ACC notebook- A long football road trip for broadcaster
Fayetteville Observer

Coastal coach hopes return to Clemson no nightmare
Greenville (SC) News

October 29, 2009

From the Roanoke Times
-
Hokies looking for rebound effort
-
Virginia Tech team physician suspended because of arrest

Virginia Tech lights up Thursday nights
Washington Examiner

With plenty still at stake, Hokies try to rebound vs. UNC-Chapel Hill
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Hokies punter could provide pregame music
  Bowden is an accomplished guitar player whose dream has been to play Metallica's "Enter Sandman'' as the Hokies run onto the field before the game.

-
Heels seeking big win against Virginia Tech
-
Duke's Lewis mourning UConn cornerback

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Barring crucial aches, Hokies should win 10
-
Hokies ready to show they've gotten over loss to Georgia Tech
-
Preview of Thursday night's UNC-Va. Tech game
-
Boise State-Virginia Tech 2010 football game near D.C. moved to Labor Day
-
Virginia Tech's Ryan Williams becomes another standout Hokie running back

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hurricanes can't shake the Blues
-
Yates struggles with confidence
-
Kentucky coach says Wall not yet eligible
-
ACC extends deal with bowl

From the Charlotte Observer
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Fox sticking with Jake as best option to win
-
Bobcats exposed in Boston as Celtics take lopsided win

With Florida game three days away, Georgia won't suspend arrested lineman
Huntsville News

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Just Biding His Time- Cadet, Mountaineers' backup QB, says he understands, accepts role
-
College-Football Notebook- Skinner, Lewis are closing in on Rivers

USC's Steve Spurrier can move ahead of Tennessee's Lane Kiffin where it counts
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers' offense works out tight spots
-
Spiller plays well in front of dad
-
Garcia keeps Vols on toes
-
Reaves' switch to Vols remains rocky subject

Swinney stresses even-keel focus towards Coastal Carolina
Anderson Independent

Chase Utley sets tone for Series
 
Phils 6, Yankees 1
Philadelphia Enquirer

October 28, 2009

Hokies defense seeks big finish - again
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

4 Jacket blocks deemed illegal
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes try a different combination
-
Heels Pianalto 'probable' to play
-
Pack's Bryan catches on fast
-
Duke's tailbacks versatile

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Delhomme- Down ... and out?
-
Fox reconsiders fierce loyalty
-
5 key questions for the Bobcats

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Duke-Virginia game is duel of surprise teams
-
Deacs finally getting healthy

Wake's offense has issues
Greensboro News Record

Sports Briefs- Odom is named as chairman of Maui Invitational
Winston Salem Journal

October 27, 2009

House of Snyder continues to go up in flames
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke best in the state? Believe it
-
Third season often no charm for coaches
-
Heels- Don't panic over football struggles
-
Canes' Ruutu is remorseful

Bowl outlook for in-state football teams
Fayetteville Observer

Notre Dame likely to take a Big East bowl
Parkersburg (WV) News

Foster- Improvement needed
Roanoke Times

Is WVU lucky or just plain good?
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

College presidents say sports spending out of control
Houston Chronicle

USC to get early start at Arkansas
Greenville (SC) News

October 26, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Slew of Panthers' miscues turn into crushing loss
-
Slow, painful end to the season
-
Moore's 'worst moment of my life'
-
Blog- Fox leaves door open for QB switch
-
NBA- Breaking down the conferences
-
Krzyzewski- New rule will become 'a joke'

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Larry Brown's gift to give
-Bobcats set to open

-
Bell passes on wrist surgery
-
Give Jake chance for atonement
-
Fox owes his defense a quarterback change

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Rough road for the Canes so far
-
Blue Devils show some progress
-
ACC Tournament opts for new venue
-
Yankees edge Angels, return to World Series

Stops aid Hamlin win- Johnson remains in Chase lead
Winston Salem Journal

VT's Boone is missing in action
Roanoke Times

Swinney has Clemson in driver’s seat for division title
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Devils, Heels share ACC preseason favorite honors
Greensboro News-Record

October 25, 2009

Clemson stuns Miami
Anderson Independent

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
In Miami, Clemson discovers what it takes to be a big time team
-
Gamecocks squeeze past Commodores

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Overtime payoff- Clemson stuns Miami
-
Ford alerts coaches to winning play-call
-
'Dores knocked down- USC snaps Vandy skid

Blue Devils survive Terps, start ACC streak
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
It's a different ballgame at Duke now
-Devils get a stop
-
Navy sinks Wake

Ineffective Virginia loses to Ga. Tech 34-9
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-
The Original Panther still gets his kicks
-
Huge day in store for the offense?
-
This game is like deja vu all over again
-
Bell's a gamer who has a hard choice ahead

Stern- NBA holding up in tough economy
New Orleans Times Picayune

Mountaineers Thoroughly Dominate Georgia Southern, 52-16
  ASU's 16-game SoCon winning streak is tied for the fifth-longest in conference history and is the longest since East Carolina won 16-straight from 1971-74

goasu.com

FSU clinches spot in CIAA title game with win
Fayetteville Observer

Six-cess- ODU clinches winning record with 3rd-straight win
  Playing its first year of football after a 69-year hiatus, ODU is tied for the best-ever start of an FCS team or above

Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Friendly competition at the Martinsville Speedway
-
712 yards- Apps roll to victory

Devine rallies No. 22 WVU past UConn 28-24
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

October 24, 2009

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers' D wants to take a bite out of Harris
-
Gameday preview- Clemson vs. Miami
-
Jeanpierre is Mr. Do Everything for USC
-
Gameday preview- USC vs. Vanderbilt

From the Anderson Independent
-
Tigers ready for huge road opportunity against Hurricanes
-
Tigers try to learn how to 'close the deal'

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Conversion therapy
-
Paulus is short on time

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Brown is blue as 2 Bobcats woes linger
-
40 years ago- Charlotte goes pro
-
Deacons' goal- Forget Clemson

Scott not a favorite spot for Jackets
Roanoke Times

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Eagles always tough for ASU
-
Duke favored over Maryland

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Terps next in line for Devils
-
Tar Heels paid price for mistakes against Noles

A stay of execution for Washington coach Jim Zorn
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Redskins devolve from punching bag to punch line
-
When Ga. Tech seized the day at U.Va.

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
ACC locker rooms- Previewing today's games
-
Region locker rooms- Previewing today's games

Newman wins pole for Martinsville
Greensboro News-Record

Boise State hopes to continue BCS run
Salt Lake Tribune

October 23, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Seminoles storm past Heels
-
Irving picks Blue Devils
-
Wall's eligibility in question

Down 24-6, FSU blows past Carolina in second half
Tallahassee Democrat

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Heels can't hold on
-
Devils' Boyette out for Maryland game Saturday

Can Al Groh, Virginia stop Georgia Tech's attack, again?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
If only all Thursdays were still this big
-
Spurrier eyes Garcia improvement
-
With stadium noise, give me silent treatment

Tigers on schedule for clash with 'Canes
Greenville (SC) News

Mountaineers Host Georgia Southern on Black Saturday
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

Calipari says he's ready for the pressure at Kentucky
Birmingham News

If BCS not completely broken, then don't fix it
New Orleans Times Picayune

October 22, 2009

Hoping for Revival- Heels will try to get season back on track tonight
Winston Salem Journal

Tar Heels, Seminoles Meet Thursday Night
Greenville (SC) News

Night to remember for North Carolina, Florida State now forgettable
Greensboro News Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Big opportunity for Tar Heels
-
UNC-Chapel Hill staff will flee football traffic
-
Rest should do Pack good
-
Charlotte craves title game

With new selection order, SEC shows disrespect to Liberty Bowl
Memphis Commercial Appeal

SEC suspends Arkansas-Florida officials
  "A series of calls that have occurred during the last several weeks have not been to the standard that we expect from our officiating crews,"

Birmingham News

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-UVa/GT: Statement game
-
Are you pulling for Al Groh to win?

From the Charlotte Observer
-
'I want to be involved in a win,' Smith says
-
Curry says thanks to fans - 2,000 times

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Spiller's father to see son play for first time
-
USC looks to reverse course on Commodores
-
Go-to role is hot potato for USC wideouts

A big reason not to put faith in message boards
New Orleans
Times Picayune

Krzyzewski- Team USA 'made me a better coach'
Durham Herald-Sun

October 21, 2009

WVU's Berry suspended for arrest
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Beamer- 'Get better each week'
-
Bobcats get victory, grim news
-
Panthers acquire former Pack defensive tackle
-
Wesley suspended one game without pay

Hokies can turn eyes upon Heels
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hokies try to regroup, win Coastal
Roanoke Times

Midseason report- North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
ESPN

UNCCH readies for Thursday matchup
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
ACC Insider - Thursday in Chapel Hill will be an experience
-
Seahawks will be motivated by last-place prediction

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
USC going camo for game against Florida
-
A call for courage
-
Crowd noise an issue for SEC
-
Hurricanes go pro

ALABAMA NOTEBOOK- Tide pays high price for lawyers
Mobile Press Register

SEC officials putting league in a bad light
Anderson Independent

Unfamiliar territory for Duke
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Cutcliffe warns against letdown
-
Grobe says Deacons need to look over their shoulders
-
Stumped- Hendrick unsure how to fix Earnhardt's woes

Only in perfect world would Skins get smart
The Virginian Pilot

October 20, 2009

Mid-Season Grades are in for Hokies
TricitiesSports.com

Temple Football- Four in a Row and Counting
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Davis commits to Clemson after Tigers' win
  DL Tra Thomas of Wadesboro, N.C., has plans to set one of his official visits with Clemson...He also likes East Carolina.

Charleston (SC) Post Courier

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
One person arrested in connection with stabbing at UConn
-
Louisville basketball players reach tentative plea deal

October 19, 2009

From the Hartford Courant
-UConn Football Player Killed In Campus Stabbing
Video- Howard Killed At UConn

Tragedy at Connecticut
  Huskies starting cornerback Howard stabbed to death

Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the College Football News
-
Predicting and projecting the possible post-season matchups
-
CFN's rankings of every team based on how good they are ... week seven

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Chiefs defeat reeling Redskins for first victory
-
How bad can it get for the Redskins?
-
Zorn's future with Skins questioned

Panthers' running game offsets Delhomme's struggles
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
-
'Double Trouble' keeps Panthers season afloat
-
Steve Smith- 'I'm no longer an asset'
-
Winning formula, take Jake out of it
-
Season's first BCS rankings don't impress anyone much

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
GT- Georgia Tech, Georgia Not Moving Game to Dome
-
Falcons’ winning ways may create new tradition

Surprising Cavs own Coastal Division lead
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Garcia shows his growth despite loss
-
Playbook gave Tigers slight change to story

Wake Forest mauling gives Tigers, fans reason for hope
Anderson Independent

Cruise Control-- All Johnson fears is the unknown
Winston Salem Journal

October 18, 2009

From the Roanoke Times
-
Hokies' run wrecked
-
Taylor sees string without picks end

Stinging loss
Hampton Roads Daily Press

More agony in Atlanta for the Hokies
Lynchburg News and Advance

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
BC runs past Wolfpack
-
Resilient Tigers run wild against Deacons
-
Time for the Panthers to part ways with Peppers
-
Even Redskins family members bashing team

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Johnson's night - Pole-sitter takes control of Sprint Cup standings
-
Clemson rolls past Wake Forest
-
ASU rallies for 4th victory
-
Panthers started Bucs' slide
-
Panthers will try to extend turnaround
-
Redskins becoming like their desperate opponents

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Johnson powers away (again) So, is it Game Over?
-
Empty seats don't lie, but what do they say?
-
Bobcats waiting for Bell to break out of it
-
Wolfpack coach says team has regressed
-
Tebow rescues Gators from Razorbacks upset
-
New Carolinas Football Recruiting Database Is Up

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Gamecocks fall short at No. 2 Alabama
-
No argument here- Clemson dominates Deacons

October 17, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Cincy in BCS talk
-
ACC so-so, so far
-
Old friends meet in N.C. State game

Georgia Tech presents one huge hurdle in Hokies' BCS quest
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Gameday preview- USC vs. Alabama
-
Gameday preview- Clemson vs. Wake Forest
-
Deacons ready for revived Clemson

October 16, 2009

Louisburg's McFadden embraces second change
Mobile Press Register

With a win over the Jackets, Hokies have attainable path to title game
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

How will the Gamecocks fare against Alabama?
Columbia (SC) State

College basketball practice begins
Raleigh News & Observer

Johnson's pole run rains on the parade
Charlotte Observer

October 15, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
NASCAR names inaugural class of Hall of Fame
-
360° View- Hall of Fame construction in '08
-
Spurrier makes football relevant
-
Brown's punishment is an overreaction
-
Line has been almost offensive

Pearson not among first 5 into NASCAR Hall of Fame
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-ACC flirting with 'raffle'

  Virginia Tech, Miami and Georgia Tech could each win seven ACC games this season and have the Coastal Division decided by a computer - or even worse, by a raffle.

-BC player has Pack on his side
-
Navy player sentenced
-
Canes' rally falls short

Car Care Bowl, Big East renew deal
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Striving- Moore says ASU is work in progress
-
Gaudio's contract extended- He gets new deal to be Wake Forest's basketball coach through 2013-14 season

Midseason report: North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Fayetteville Observer

Lineman lightens
title load

Roanoke Times

Dabo Swinney bats down critics’ flames
Greenville (SC) News

Fields’ shot-blocking will help Seahawks be aggressive
Wilmington Star-News

October 14, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Some stars lacked stars
-
NASCAR hall to name first class today
-
Rushing woes spell trouble for Panthers
-
Minter wants to coach Niners
-
Brown offers fixes for NBA

Have a question for John Fields? Here's your chance to ask
Wilmington Star-News

Bulls, Bearcats still seeking niche in football-mad markets
Tampa Tribune

USC sets a speed trap for Bama
Columbia (SC) State

ACC football only half bad
Roanoke Times

N.C. State, Duke midseason reports
Fayetteville Observer

October 13, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Bowl obstacles for in-state teams
-
Pack needs some stops
-
Penalties are mounting too quickly for Canes
-
Peppers gets hot after chat with Beason
-
Florida State loses starting tight end

From the Charlotte Observer
-
N.C. State's lack of progress surprising
Panthers' T.D. makes tackles, not touchdowns
Brown ejected in Bobcats loss

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
ESPN-SEC TV deal is hurting attendance
-
Opportunity knocks for Gamecocks
-
Clemson is far from sunk in ACC

Virginia has recovered from a horrendous start, but is anyone watching?
Hampton Roads Daily
Press

A midseason review of Southeastern Conference football
Anderson Independent

October 12, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers keep a pulse on season, rally past 'Skins
-
Fox not voted off the island quite yet
-
Notebook- Fox denies firing remark
-
Little doubt left, lots of dust eaten

Panthers score final 18 to stun Redskins
Hampton Roads Daily Press

At this point, Skins can't see a way to win
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Secondary issues plaguing Pack
-
Long drive sparked Blue Devils
-
Heels need to stay in takeaway mode

New attitude- Duke football gets believers
Winston Salem Journal

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Lewis' game even better in retrospect
-
For Heels, schedule gets no easier after the break

'The wow factor'
  The new Virginia Tech basketball facility is sure to become a major recruiting tool for the men's and women's teams.

Roanoke Times

Tide will gauge progress for USC
Columbia (SC) State

Millions in stimulus money goes to NC colleges
Burlington Times News

Texas Bowl to feature Big 12-Big Ten matchup in 2010
Houston Chronicle

October 11, 2009

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Lewis, Blue Devils pound Pack
-
O'Brien- Lewis 'made us pay' for mistakes
-
Tar Heels get back into win column
-
Eagles lead early, then ASU pulls away for victory

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke claims special-teams supremacy
  N.C. State's special teams scored one touchdown but gave up two in Saturday's 49-28 loss to Duke.

-
Pack just couldn't stop Lewis
-
Paulus benched in Syracuse loss to West Virginia

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacs win big
-
Erring Appalachian routs Central

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Skinner sets record in Wake win
-
Heels rout Eagles
-
Is Peppers worth $1 million per game?
-Crystal ball- D.C. will fall
-
NFL Gameday- Former Independence WRs shine
-
Anjinca stands out in Bobcats' loss to Cavs

We still don't know how the Hokies are after blowout
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Va. Tech's steamroller Saturday
Roanoke Times

Garcia, Jeffery jump-start USC over UK
Columbia (SC) State

October 10, 2009

Mountaineer Gameday- Country full of great radio play-by-play announcers
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Stewart teaches responsibility in practice
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pass/fail for Devils, Pack
-
Heels not bowled over by postseason stock
-
Canes leave no doubt
-
Redskins soap opera adds a new chapter

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
MUCH TO PROVE AFTER LOSSES
-
Heels' defense will be rooting for the offense
-
Too much Edwards will be tough on NCCU

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Redskins wary of latest winless opponent
-
Cavs GM Ferry is working in a no-excuses world
-
Earnhardt would welcome Patrick in NASCAR

From the Roanoke Times
-
Va. Tech football- In the number for tailback Williams
-
Hokies cheer for Boston College opponent

Boston College and Virginia Tech have contrasting fortunes
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hokies hunt for cure to big-play bug
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Terps, Deacons both coming off key ACC wins at home; Maryland's Scott sidelined
-
ASU to face struggling N.C. Central

At service academies, football is the easy part
Houston Chronicle

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Three-back rotation working for USC
-
Gameday preview- USC vs. Kentucky

Former opponents now teammates with Vikings
  Six football players from EC on ECSU’s roster

Daily Advance

October 9, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Kick coverage eludes Pack
-
NCHSAA gets its new boss

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Real men wear pink
-
Beason wants to see more intensity from Peppers
-
Carter-Finley 'looks great' after U2 concert

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Time Traveler- Mountaineers' Cline goes from senior to junior
-
Pass it Here- Deacs' Okoro confident

Ups and downs of a decade
Roanoke Times

October 8, 2009

Virginia breathes sigh of relief after Tarheel upset
  Wondering how North Carolina scored 31 points against East Carolina is like trying to understand Dennis Rodman. There's simply no explanation.

University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

Halftime attitude adjustment
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the Birmingham News
-
Gator Bowl joins SEC lineup for next season
-
Tebow's injury draws awareness to concussions

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Rough Waters- 3 ACC coaches feel heat
-
Role Reversal- Winston-Salem's Herrington has shot at becoming first Southerner in Indy 500

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Snyderwine sees improvement in Duke's kicking game
-
Tar Heels seeing benefits of revised offensive scheme

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Famed band may steal the show at Miami-FAMU game
-
Florida St. president- Bowden safe for now

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Henderson gets rude welcome to NBA
-
Panthers passing attacked
-
Fisher not the right guy to follow FSU's Bowden
-
ACC-SEC rankings
-
NASCAR Hall announces ticket prices, calls them competitive

Expect earlier NASCAR race starts next year
Greensboro News-Record

Wedding bells on a bye week
Roanoke Times

October 7, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes win shootout 2-1
-
Catching passes never gets old

Tech offense is finally figuring it out
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Virginia Tech's Taylor is coolly maturing
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-
A cure for Panthers fan blahs
-
Mohammed sees positive in close loss

From the Anderson Independent
-
Tigers trying to continue climb up college hoops mountain
-
Swinney focuses on execution, fundamentals
-
Clemson Tigers spread smiles at NHC Healthcare in Anderson

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Spurrier weighs in on refs' options for celebrations
-
Morris- USC looking in the mirror at UK
-
Tigers, Purnell resume their climb

Taller fence on way to keep Talladega race fans safe
Birmingham News

Wake Forest looks to get grounded Saturday
Greensboro News-Record

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Duke looking to air it out against N.C. State
-
Midseason report on UNCP, Campbell football

October 6, 2009

From the Birmingham News
-Gameday: Middle Tennessee's Tony Franklin loves Troy but wants win
-
SEC flags itself for excessive penalty on celebration

Hoping less is more, Tar Heels cut playbook
Greensboro News Record (AP)

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Bowden facing pressure
-
Tar Heels' inexperience is exposed
-
Pack makes moves

Matchup vs. Alabama crucial to Ole Miss
Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 5, 2009

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Heels’ serious issues yet to be worked out
-
Wahoos continue mastery of Heels
-
Some things to like in Devils’ loss to VT

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Hokies up to No. 5 in AP poll
-
Redskins overcome sluggish start to beat Bucs 16-13

An ugly win, but Washington embraces it
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers have open window in next 3 games
-
Stewart takes Kansas; Martin keeps Chase lead

Unanimous Decision- Stewart, crew chief agree on crucial strategy
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack has reason for hope
-
Don't be afraid to boo the coach
-
Lewis made the Hokies' job tough

Canes' Cole out with broken leg
-
Gamecocks spring into Top 25 but look for more
Columbia (SC) State

Swinney’s ugly start shows Tigers a long way from title run
Anderson Independent

Bobcats want improved preseason start over '08
Greensboro News-Record

After bye, Panthers ready to start the season afresh
Charlotte Observer

Dabo Swinney says there’s no panic after Clemson falls to 2-3
Greenville (SC) News

Va. Tech defense looks to cut down on big plays
Roanoke Times

Painkiller control rests out of NCAA's hands
Columbia (SC) State

October 4, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Virginia drops struggling Heels at Kenan
-
Tar Heels' woes mount with Cavaliers' victory
-
Hokies win close call
-
Devils come up short in upset bid
-
Skinner wins the QB battle
-
Spencer has big day
-
Elon scores twice in 2 seconds to win

Hokies take to air to top Duke
Roanoke Times

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
SOUR DAY FOR TRIANGLE FOOTBALL
-
Taylor-made victory for Hokies
-
Blue Devils get no satisfaction from near interception, replay
-
UNC-CH 'D' to 'O'- Anything you'd like to contribute?

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacs stop 'Pack Okoro interception clinches 30-27 win
-
Mountaineers prevail in 'dogfight'

Tigers can’t cash in late chances, drop stunner at Maryland
Anderson Independent

Halfway Runaway- USC sinks S.C. State
Columbia (SC) State

October 3, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes blanked in opener
-Defensive adaptation
-
Kenan funding targeted
-
No. 6 Virginia Tech at Duke
-
N.C. State at Wake Forest
-
Virginia at Chapel Hill

Hokies guard against letdown
Roanoke Times

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Gameday preview- USC vs. S.C. State
-
Gameday preview- Clemson vs. Maryland

Elon's Hudgins ready to set FCS receptions record
Rocky Mount Telegram

October 2, 2009

West Virginia gets by Colorado, 35-24
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Noel to the rescue
-
Notebook- Turnover plague continues for Mountaineers

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-U2 will leave new sod in its wake
-
Ward ready to carry load
-
Heels find Cavs vexing
-
Bears provide second chances
-
Record-breaking WR Hudgins makes Elon a destination
  He settled at Elon after spending one week at East Carolina, where he was recruited in 2004.

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Prep union breaking ties with UNC

Catching On- A year after dropping a big pass, Williams becomes a top target at Wake Forest
Winston Salem Journal

Virginia Tech football notebook- Williams worthy of notice
Roanoke Times

Cavaliers ready for Coastal challenge
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Struggling Terrapins trying to stay positive
Anderson Independent

Long time between NFL QBs for Clemson and South Carolina football
Greenville (SC) News

Kay Yow's legacy enriches charity using pink laces
Green
sboro News-Record

October 1, 2009

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
NCHSAA splitting from the UNC system
-
After Wake Forest, NC State takes on U2 traffic

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
If Hokies go 12-1, big one's in reach
-
U.Va. might have reason for hope, after all
-
Michael Vick signs new deal with Nike

Stinespring's direct approach buoys Hokies' offense
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

The Hokies' 'Lil Sweetness'
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Ward now in elite company
-
Scott Walker's family hopes life returns to normal
-
Bishop a quick study for Wolfpack
-
Tar Heels having trouble creating turnovers
-
Deacs not playing like Wake
-
Football is giant in a small South Carolina town
-
Duke removes signs welcoming basketball prospect

High School: No. 2 Byrnes-vs.-No. 1 St.-Thomas-Aquinas
Spartanburg Herald Journal

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
BCS mess starts with silly poll structure
-
Big East vs. Big 12 in 2010 bowl at Yankee Stadium

Mountaineers add variety to offensive attack
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Hapless Heels ready for Cavs
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Built for fast break, Bobcats plan to run
-
Fox- Jake still the starter

 

October 31, 2009

Fletcher, Golden Eagles return to scene of Liberty Bowl frustration
Jackson Clarion Ledger

UH hopes to extend efficiency against Southern Miss
Houston Chronicle

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM assistant knows UH coach well
-
USM's Eustachy contends Memphis will still be 'very good'

UCF-Marshall not true rivalry, but win still counts big
Orlando Sentinel

O'Leary, UCF present strong defense
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Miners look to find consistency vs. UAB
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
-
Losses have not dented TU's goal
-
3 storylines
-
Tu Notebook

Mustangs look to 'refocus,' keep bowl hopes alive
Dallas Morning News

Take the under on guessing crowd size
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From conferenceusa.com
-
UCF Earns Top Seed at 2009 C-USA Women's Soccer Championship
-
C-USA Volleyball Friday Night Update_Oct. 30

October 30, 2009

Marshall, Central Florida to match similar styles
Ironton Tribune

Guyton go-to Knight
Florida Today

Central Florida's front seven offers challenge for Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Charlie Taaffe rewards progressing UCF O-line with more freedom
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Special teams key vs. UCF
-
UCF offense may show Herd more versatility
-
MU basketball an unknown commodity

Cougar offense tough to stop
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
-
Houston's No. 1 offense thrives on 1-on-1 play
-
Wyatt, Sumlin have a history
-
Memphis dynasty might be on wane

SMU (3-4, 2-1 CONFERENCE USA) AT TULSA (4-3, 2-1)
Dallas Morning News

Bobby Bowden didn't 'not' say he would coach UAB
Birmingham News

UTEP football- Blazers in search of consistent showings
El Paso Times

Rice notebook- Faith then fate create ties that bind
Houston Chronicle

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa looks to unseat Memphis
-
TU's Destin can't forget his big drop
-
Moving on

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Cautiously, other C-USA coaches take aim at Memphis Tigers
-
C-USA notebook- Now it's time for Tulsa

C-USA basketball entering new era in wake of Calipari's exit
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From conferenceusa.com
-
Tulsa's Jordan Named to Naismith Trophy Preseason Watch List
-
Oct. 29 Women's Soccer Recap

The Forgotten Ghosts Of College Football
Wall Street Journal

October 29, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Announces Preseason Basketball Events
-
C-USA Cross Country Teams Prep For Championship Race
-
C-USA Golf Notebook 7
-
East Carolina Wins at Memphis, 38-19
-
UH's Sumlin, Keenum Selected for National Watch Lists
-
Women's Soccer Notebook

Southern Miss.-Houston Preview
CBSSports.com

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Cougars may be vulnerable to run
-
USM confident in Young's passing ability

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Cavness goes from scout team to UH starting LB
-
One year ago today, Patrick Edwards' football life looked like it was in ruins
-
Rice notebook- Faith then fate create ties that bind

UAB continues to prepare for Saturday's visit to UTEP
Birmingham News

From the El Paso Times
-
UAB has nation's top rusher at QB spot
-
UTEP Notebook- Miners shiver through workout Wednesday

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
UCF points to Darius Marshall
-
Injuries on offensive line cause for concern

USF pass rush one of the best
Times-West Virginian

Field position will be critical vs. Central Florida
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Taaffe helps add a spark to UCF offense
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's Kay makes good on his preseason promise
-
Marcus Jordan responds to shoe criticism on Twitter

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU quarterback Mitchell will be game-day decision
-
SMU's Mitchell still awaiting medical clearance
-
Real mustangs fail to steal SMU's heart as mascots

Tigers against wall to even the season
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tigers Football Hits Rock Bottom vs East Carolina
WMC-TV

Green Wave has special concerns
New Orleans Times Picayune

October 28, 2009

Herd one win from postseason
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
All eyes will be on Herd's Slate, Marshall
-
Five keys have Herd basketball set for wins

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd, UCF evenly matched
-
Herd's eyes fixed on a sizable prize

UCF playing better after tough start
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Hopes to Carry Momentum
-
Marshall Coach Mark Snyder impressed by Knights' defense, UCF Coach George O'Leary hopes fans pack stadium

Houston's aerial attack gets boost from run game
The Associated Press

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH notebook- WR Edwards bounces back in win
-Another basketball commitment for Rice

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles begin stretch of conference games
-
USM-Houston not just another game

Passing game not abandoned
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Tulsa World
-
Perception change
-
Tu Notebook

Green Wave women will rely on speed
New Orleans Times Picayune

October 27, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Football Notebook
  Three teams are tied for first place in the East Division and four are tied for first in the West as this week's play begins. The action starts on Tuesday night when Memphis hosts East Carolina.

-
Football Coaches Press Conference Quotes- Week Eight
-
October 26 Football Players of the Week
-
Tulane Football Turns its Attention to a Familiar Opponent in No. 9 LSU
-
Oct. 26 Women's Soccer Players of the Week
-
C-USA Volleyball Notebook & Updated Statistics

Teams starting to show true colors
  With Conference USA semi-disappointments Memphis and East Carolina still on the schedule, UAB may have more healing power before the season ends.

Opelika Auburn News

UAB needs to get healthy in the secondary
Birmingham News

USM eyes tough task against Keenum, Houston
Mobile Press Register

Southern Miss preps for 15th-ranked Houston
Biloxi Sun Herald

Prolific Houston poses problem
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Fedora wants improved offense
-
USM hits 2 homers in exhibition against Carey

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Two Cougars get Conference USA honors
-
Keenum, like his team, is in the top 15
-
Rice's Plieger to step up with three-point range

Walk-on Preston Laird rewarded for efforts with Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Herd ready to slug it out with UCF
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
UCF matchup will be an old school slugfest
-
'One game at a time'

Marshall players welcomed a day off
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Injury to starter clouds QB picture at SMU
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Football Notes- Calabrese big winner in Knights' romp over Rice, Marshall starting offensive linemen injured
-
UPDATED- Fox Sports Florida confirms it will broadcast UCF game at Texas for customers throughout the state of Florida

From the Tulsa World
-
Goals still intact for title run
-
Know The Foe- SMU Mustangs

UTEP football team to face another top quarterback
El Paso Times

October 26, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Houston Moves Up in Both National Polls
-
Oct. 25 Women's Soccer Recap
-
C-USA Volleyball Sunday Roundup

From the Tulsa World
-TU needs big finish at home

  Four of the final five contests will be played at Chapman Stadium

-
Hurricane must keep it together
-
Three Storylines

Marshall fans need to get behind their winning team
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd needs November to remember
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
UCF game is pivotal matchup for Herd
-
Balanced attack led Herd to win over UAB

Important game looms for UCF on Sunday
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH defense makes mark with big plays against SMU
-
Cougars upwardly mobile in polls, take step down in BCS standings

3rd-down conversions, drops are concerns for SMU
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
-
Times Q&A- UTEP football coach Mike Price says program in prime position
-
UTEP football spotlight- Offensive tackle Alex Solot playing with confidence
-
Pyrotechnics expert helps Miners deliver boom during UTEP football games

This Week for Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Josh Pastner closes Tigers' practice
Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 25, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Saturday Football Roundup
  Houston, Marshall, Southern Miss and UCF Win League Games

-
C-USA Volleyball Saturday Night Recaps
-
Oct. 23 Women's Soccer Recap

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd burns the Blazers
-
Marshall won, but could have done more
-
Blazers disappointed with totals on scoreboard and in penalty column
-
Herd offense excels in victory
-
Marshall plays complete game in dominating UAB
-
Wilkerson leads all scorers as Herd plays instra-squad scrimmage

Marshall, Anderson led Herd to win
Beckley Register-Herald

UNDISCIPLINED BLAZERS SLIP IN CONFERENCE USA EAST
Birmingham News

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
1-2-3 punch carries Herd
-
Marshall notebook- Herd's seen enough of UAB's Webb

Anderson leads Marshall over UAB 27-7
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Eagles score on offense, defense, special teams to swamp Green Wave
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss downs Tulane
Hattiesburg American

Golden Eagles romp over Tulane
Biloxi Sun Herald

Wave feeling frustrated after lopsided loss
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
-
No. 17 UH cruises past Southern Methodist 38-15
-
Rice falls to 0-8 overall with loss to Central Florida

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Fumble, injury to Mitchell put SMU in a hole
-
SMU loses its grip after injury to QB

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Knights make school history in 49-7 rout of Rice
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary talk about the Knights' 49-7 win at Rice Saturday afternoon

From the Tulsa World
-
TU facing familiar road
-
Re-embracing Rader

Former UTEP basketball star Tim Hardaway's jersey to be retired by Miami Heat
El Paso Times

October 24, 2009

From the Birmingham News
-
Blazers have eyes on Herd defense
-
Three things to look for if the Blazers can continue to control their own destiny in the C-USA East Division race.
-
Conference USA matchups

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
It's that time of year for a Herd win
-
Game 8 capsule -- UAB vs. Marshall

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Snyder sees a Blazer barnburner
-
Recent history suggests close battle with UAB
-
Chuck Landon- Harvey, Herd 'D' have hands full with Webb in the 'Wildcat'
-
Game notes- UAB at Marshall
-
Five points to ponder
-
This week in Conference USA

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU prepares for Heisman candidate Keenum
-
SMU at Houston preview
-(Soccer)
Mustangs get fortunate bounce on 95-yard goal

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH goes for repeat of memorable win over SMU
-
Reeling Rice can identify with opponent's history

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Tommy Tuberville has his eye on UCF coaching situation
-
Knights looking to bounce back at Rice
-
UCF not writing off struggling Rice team
-
UCF's Marcus Jordan should step out of dad's footprints and wear adidas
-
Shoegate Update- A few more details about the dispute over Marcus Jordan's decision to wear his father's iconic Air Jordans at an adidas school

USM keeping it simple for Tulane
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Robinson adjusting to increased playing time
-
Lady Eagles out 'to prove something'

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Wobbly Wave gives reins to freshman
-
Tulane vs. Southern Miss

Eagles seek to contain Wave's dynamic duo
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

TU-Notre Dame 2010 game formally announced
Tulsa World

October 23, 2009

MU, UAB in battle for first place
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Herd eyes significant payday with bowl
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Logging onto the Webb
  The survivor of Saturday's game with a noon kickoff will move into a first place tie with East Carolina in the Conference USA East Division.

Ironton Tribune

Blazers' Slaughter eyes second half
Birmingham News

Marshall takes nothing for granted
ESPN

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
To take care of Blazers, target the Webb
-
Hall gets his wish
-
Whiteside makes big splash in his debut

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM victory would keep championship hopes alive
-
DeAndre Brown is back

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Lampley's light shines as return man
-Young avoiding costly mistakes

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
It's friends-foes for Wave, Eagles
-
Two set to join Tulane hoops

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Miner meltdown continues to cause major headaches for UH
-
UH focuses on improving one of nation's worst defenses
-
Interim Rice AD looks to ‘keep moving forward'

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF not writing off struggling Rice team
-
UCF AD Keith Tribble says he has faith in George O'Leary, despite tenure of inconsistency

Knights focused on Owls
Florida Today

Rice's shot at first victory plundered by Pirates, Navy
The Rice Thresher

SMU offense in search of quicker starts
Dallas Morning News

From the Tulsa World
-
Graham facing critical analysis
-
Tough loss at UTEP puts TU in tough spot
-
Who calls Tulsa's plays?
-
Tu Notebook

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP again riding high in unpredictable season
-
UTEP football notes- Miners adjust, get job done

Weekend breakdown of the non-Big Six
rivals.com

October 22, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Football. Miners Rally, Edge Tulsa in Thriller 28-24
-
Tulsa Falls at UTEP 28-24
-
USM Continues Work for Homecoming Opponent, Tulane
-
Football Promotions Planned for Saturday's U of H Homecoming Game
-
Forty Home Games, 19 Postseason Teams Highlight Tulane's 2010 Baseball Slate
-
C-USA Golf Notebook

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Miners erase deficit, upset Tulsa in thriller
-
UTEP edges Tulsa, 28-24
-
Second-half rally proves Coach Price right
-
UTEP Miner Notebook- Buckram posts fourth straight 100-yard game

From the Tulsa World
-
Miner issues
  Halloween came a few days early for Tulsa football.

-
UTEP finds a way again
-
UTEP rallies past TU
-
An embarrassing loss
-
Late collapse proves costly for Hurricane
-
Report Card

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Shoes of Michael Jordan's son may risk UCF adidas deal
  A pair of shoes could end up costing the University of Central Florida nearly $3 million.

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UCF DE Bruce Miller expects to play despite hard hit
-
Fake George O'Leary Twitter account spoofs the UCF coach
-
UCF baseball coach Terry Rooney says the country is recognizing the Knights' talent and potential
-
UCF QB Hodges expects to play despite bruised elbow

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Is ‘divorce' inevitable at Rice?
-
TCU hires Rice's Del Conte as athletic director
-
Rice notebook- Next A.D. will face pros, cons
-
UH notebook- Basketball team already jelling
-
UH's fast-paced attack cramps opponents' style

Mustangs cornerback will have hands full
Dallas Morning News

Starting role suits Golden Eagle DE Law just fine
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss center zips along
New Orleans
Times Picayune

Herd hoping to avoid repeat performance against UAB
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
MU seniors leading the way
-
Herd air attack needs more good hands than 'All-Slate'
-
Darius sustains minor injury in practice Wednesday
-
Edmonson deserves chance at new season

Pastner wants entire team going for rebounds
Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 21, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Football Coaches Press Conference Quotes- Week Seven
-
C-USA Swimming and Diving Notebook 2
-
Women's Soccer Notebook

From the El Paso Times
-Wed Gameday:
UTEP Miners look to get back on track
-
UTEP Miners on ESPN for first time

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa's torture chamber
-
3 storylines
-
Desert Woes
  Tulsa's last two trips to El Paso have ended with losses in the final minute to UTEP.

-
Tu Notebook

UAB in control of own destiny in second half of the season
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Both Marshall and UAB coming off tough non-conference losses
-
Snyder still likes his team
-
Daily Thunder

Schofield has no answer for bad MU snaps
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the MU The Parthenon
-
Coal Bowl's mixed results push Herd forward
-
No student support at Thunder Walk

From the College Football News
-
2009 Midseason Report & Picks - C-USA 
-
2009 CFN Conference USA Week 8 Staff Picks 

USM renews Tulane rivalry
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM defensive stats not as bad as they look
-
Old rivalry changed by scheduling

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
WR Brown returning to old self
-
McGee's career ended by injury

Tulane's Toledo Tabs Ryan Griffin as the Starting Signal Caller at Southern Miss
NewOrleans.Com

Griffin taking over at QB for Wave
New Orleans
Times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH notebook- Basketball team already jelling
-
Monday with Coach Bailiff
-
The Mustangs are coming to town

Mustangs want to pressure Houston's Keenum
Dallas Morning News

SMU-Houston Preview
SportingNews.com

Bowl Game Still in Sight for Knights Despite Tough Loss to Hurricanes
The Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Knights continue to build on game plan
-
Phil Steele's News & Notes (Week 7)
-
UCF QB Hodges expects to play despite bruised elbow

Conference USA News and Notes
NCAAfootball.net

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October 20, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Football Notebook
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C-USA Volleyball Players of the Week
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Women's Soccer Players of the Week

Conference USA News and Notes
NewOrleans.Com

Conference power rankings
  But the conference is pretty good this season with teams like East Carolina, Tulsa, Southern Mississippi and Marshall playing for bowl bids.

Newsday

Conference USA News and Notes
Sports Network

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Surgery to sideline Tigers' QB Bass for four months
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Tigers to focus on 3-pointers

Memphis loses QB for season
Knoxville News Sentinel

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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UAB simply roughed up in last outing
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Herd's Slate makes Mackey Award cut

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd looks to rebound against Blazers
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D. Marshall, Slate rank as UAB's top priorities

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles stay in hunt for C-USA East title
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USM baseball players embracing change

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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USM defense learning how to bend, not break
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McGee doubtful for Tulane game

USM gets it done
Mobile Register

Special teams delight Fedora
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the El Paso Times
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G.J. Kinne leads Tulsa vs. UTEP
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ESPN 'A-team' won't be in El Paso for UTEP vs. Tulsa football game

From the Tulsa World
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TU Notebook- Stopping the run
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tu's Brown named C-USA defensive player of the week
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Know The Foe- Utep
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Graham today- UTEP is important game for C-USA hopes
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Tulsa hits the road again
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Paging Dr. Lou

From the Houston Chronicle
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For winless Rice, 2008 seems like a long time ago
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Colleges- Keenum wins award, updates on UT and more

SMU seeks to build on the positives as tough two-game road stretch looms
Dallas Morning News

Central Florida Knights- UCF's George O'Leary still irked over missed opportunities
Orlando Sentinel

October 19, 2009

UAB coach says team has no margin for error'
Birmingham News

Halfway home, still hope for Herd
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM back on track
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USM limited Memphis receivers
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Eagles grabbed momentum and took it to the house
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Golden Eagles do their part in pink
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Lampley breaks loose on punt return
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Postseason already on minds of hoops Eagles

UCF Knights- Rice Owls seem to have the cure for Central Florida's Hurricanes hangover
Orlando Sentinel

UH reaches 17th in rankings despite suffering injuries
Houston Chronicle

Tough test awaits SMU at No. 17 Houston
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UTEP football- Earlier kickoff times a tougher draw
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UTEP notes- Miners get extra preparation time

From conferenceusa.com
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Oct. 18 Women's Soccer Recap
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C-USA Volleyball Sunday Recaps

Tigers get down to work
Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 18, 2009

Saturday Football Roundup
  ECU, Houston and Southern Miss Posted League Wins

conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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C-USA- Houston rolls past Tulane
-Southern Miss dumps Memphis, 36-16

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Tigers-USM Postgame- Special night for Lampley
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Tigers' Josh Pastner not yet a pitchman

Eagles fly high in 2nd half
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM pulls away from Memphis
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall's fast start fizzles
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Marshall feels sting of missed opportunity
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Chance at upset slips away with mistakes
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Taking Marshall out of the Herd

From the Charleston Gazette
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This game had rivalry written all over it
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Marshall's chances spoiled by mistakes, turnovers
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Marshall notebook- Snyder says Herd defense played well enough to win

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU's OT woes continue
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SMU defense going on the offensive

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars blow by Tulane with strong second half
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Recap- UH 44, Tulane 16

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Green Wave has no answer in 2nd half
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Green Wave, Toledo don't have at-home feeling

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF fails in another upset bid, falls to Miami 27-7 at home
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary's postgame interview following the Knights' 27-7 loss to No. 9 Miami

UAB in trouble from opening kickoff in 48-13 loss to Ole Miss
Birmingham News

UTEP once again seeks consistent performances
El Paso Times

TU getting national exposure
Tulsa World

October 17, 2009

C-USA Men's Basketball Television Schedule Announced
conferenceusa.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd seeks Coal Bowl reversal
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Marshall waiting while other programs go 'mad'
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Sold-out crowd to watch renewal of Marshall vs. WVU
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Five points to ponder
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Game notes- Marshall at West Virginia University
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This week in Conference USA

From the Charleston Daily Mail
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West Virginia looks to go 9-0 vs. Marshall
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Snyder's Herd has faltered against BCS opponents
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Marshall tired of having 'little brother' image
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Marshall, West Virginia have makings of big rivalry

From the Charleston Gazette
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Mountaineer Gameday- Bowl means nothing and everything
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Mountaineer Gameday- Marshall-West Virginia faces long road to national rivalry
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UAB, SMU exceeding preseason expectations

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Trap is set- UCF Knights hoping to sneak up on Miami Hurricanes
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No. 9 Miami at UCF capsule

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU linebacker Kennemer is getting his shot
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Navy at SMU preview

Navy at SMU
Washington Post

From the Birmingham News
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Blazers QB Webb uses day off to study Ole Miss defense vs. Tide
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If the bye week was a good thing for the Blazers. Three things to look for- 1.

Cougars go for first Conference USA win at Tulane
Houston Chronicle

Green Wave is hoping to keep up with Houston
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Hattiesburg American
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Big test for Eagles today
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Tomorrow may be a better day for those who suffer

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Can USM put pressure on Memphis' newfound QB Hudgens?
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Law moves into expanded role
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Estes on hot streak entering Memphis game
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Offensive line makes progress

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' future looking up as season tips off
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Memphis, Southern Miss backup QBs seek to ignite teams

USM needs win over Memphis
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Tulsa World
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TU to play eight national TV games
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Final TU-Boise State thoughts
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O-line not to blame

October 16, 2009

Former Paul W. Bryant player making impact at Rice
Tuscaloosa News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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C-USA football rankings for Oct. 16
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Junior college transfers make mark for Tigers
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Tigers get fan-friendly for tonight's basketball opening, then down to business on Saturday

From the Tulsa World
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Jordan gets preseason league honor
-TU Notebook

From the El Paso Times
-Young UTEP players enjoy opportunities to play
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Notebook- UTEP Miners watch Boise State get victory over Tulsa

Non AQ picks
ESPN

Brinkley becoming force on UH defense after benching
Houston Chronicle

WVU and Marshall could have been playing a home-and-home series
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the Charleston Gazette
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Is MU-WVU football series fun anymore?
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Turnovers could be Herd's edge

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Late date for Coal Bowl
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Mountaineer defense a challenge for Marshall
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MU-WVU team comparison
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Marshall basketball team begins practice

Turnovers could be crucial for Marshall
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM kicker Estes finds consistency
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USM's Roshaad Byrd out for remainder of season

Law moves into expanded role
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Eagles DE Byrd lost for season
Biloxi Sun Herald

Peruna, SMU's mascot, to share turf with two real mustangs
Dallas Morning News

From the Birmingham News
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UAB plans to pressure Ole Miss quarterback Jevan Snead
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UAB starting over with talented newcomers to replace Vaden, Delaney

Tulsa's Jordan Named C-USA Men's Basketball Preseason Player of the Year
conferenceusa.com

October 15, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Tulsa Drops Heartbreaker to No. 5 Boise State
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Everything Fans Need to Know For the UCF-Miami Football Game
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Tulane Football Side Steps Inclement Weather During Wednesday's Practice
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Memphis Preparations Continue for this Weekend Wednesday Afternoon at The Rock
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C-USA Women's Basketball Preseason Team
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C-USA Golf Notebook 5

From the Tulsa World
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Opportunity lost
  Loss to Boise St may leave a bitter taste for some time.

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Sellout crowd watches Boise State down TU 28-21
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Hurricane heartbreak
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Tulsa's showing was not enough
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Tu Notebook
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TU- Near-miss still a loss
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Boise comes back for first time
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How They Scored
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Report Card

UH finds an undefeated football season is no easy thing
Houston Chronicle

Mustangs look to sink Midshipmen
smudailycampus.com

Big plans on tap for SMU-Navy game
Dallas Morning News

Hurricanes storm their way into Orlando
Central Florida Future

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Bianchi to Big East- UCF is now the biggest university in Florida
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UCF must live up to its own expectations and beat Miami
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UCF Knights- Senior Michael Greco gets shot at redemption against Miami

From the Charleston Daily Mail
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Despite cancer, UCF player wouldn't give up
-Marshall men's basketball coach ready to work

Running mild
Charleston Gazette

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners focus on doing basic things well
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UTEP Miner run game looks good
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UTEP Miners set to begin workouts for Tulsa

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall mission- Contain WVU RB
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Coal Bowl matchup is of Darius and Devine
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Hanshew- There's talent in the Coal Bowl, on both sides of ball

No. 2 QB Martevious Young off to fast start for USM
Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 14, 2009

Tulsa Hosts #6 Boise State for Wednesday Night Football
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ulsahurricane.com

From the Tulsa World
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TU takes aim at Boise State
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3 storylines
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Tulsa's points of emphasis against Boise State
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TU Notebook

C-USA Fearless Picks - Boise State vs. Tulsa
College Football News

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Swimming and Diving Notebook
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C-USA Cross Country Notebook 7
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USM Gets Ready for Memphis During Tuesday Practice

Around the Conference USA - Football
USA Today

College Football- Conference USA Power Poll
BetUs.com

No rhyme nor reason to C-USA football this year
Hattiesburg American

From the Charleston Gazette
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Hamrick steps into Marshall-WVU circus
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'Elusive' Brown worries Herd 'D'

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Coal Bowl all about pride
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Speed of WVU is challenge for MU

Coal Bowl leaves a void on future WVU, Marshall schedules
Charleston
Daily Mail

Top backs highlight rivalry
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Stewart believes Friends of Coal Bowl still a rivalry
The Daily Athenaeum

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Bye week helps get injured players back for UCF
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Big aspirations for Big East foes

Hurricanes Provide a Measuring Stick for UCF
The Ledger

Knights bracing for Miami's speed
Florida Today

From the Birmingham News
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First of three consecutive road games begins when UAB visits Oxford, Miss.
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UAB men's basketball team adds graduate students Kenneth Cooper and George Drake to the roster
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Burdette makes plays for UAB

Tulane seeks to put pressure on Houston QB
New Orleans Times Picayune

Southern Miss has little room for error
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Golden Eagles in dire need of victory tonic
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Group to attend Wilkes' funeral

SMU's no walkover for Mids
Annapolis Capital

Mustangs adjust defensive scheme
Dallas Morning News

Hudgens making most of his chance as Tigers quarterback
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Wait to see if West's coaching works
Jackson (TN) Sun

Estes gets his kicks for USM
Mobile Register

UH notebook: Cougars looking for first win in C-USA
Houston Chronicle

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners set to begin workouts for Tulsa
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UTEP Miners to put on pink shoelaces in next football game

October 13, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Oct. 12 Football Notebook
-UCF's Nall Nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl / FWAA Courage Award
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Oct. 12 Women's Soccer Players of the Week
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C-USA Volleyball Players of the Week

Teams of the Week
Athlon Sports

2009 CFN Conference USA Week 6 Staff Picks, Roundup, & More
College Football News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Golden Eagles mourn death of walk-on punter
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Harrison hard to keep off field

Wilkes’ death the focus at USM press conference
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM hurt by missed opportunities
Hattiesburg American

From the Tulsa World
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Boise State 101
  The fifth-ranked Broncos come to town Wednesday for a showdown with the Hurricane.

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Broncos building tradition with new players
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RIP goal posts?
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Tulsa Notebook

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Despite victory, cloud still hangs over Tommy West
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Memphis Madness to include rap star

Marshall series could be in jeopardy
Times-West Virginian

Marshall offense improved vs. Tulane
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the Bluefield Daily Telegraph
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Still not a rivalry, but ...
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Herd QB hopes to build on last game
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Marshall ‘D’ can’t bend

From the Charleston Gazette
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MU offense has stalled against Mountaineers
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Dude has answers to WVU-Herd questions

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Relationship between QB, center is key to keeping defenders at bay
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Herd ranks high among national statistics

At 6-8, football novice gives SMU Mustangs a kick-blocking threat
Dallas Morning News

Conference Call- SMU among non-BCS teams on the rise
sportingnews.com

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH athletic department fills No. 2 job
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Cougars lose Ashworth for the season

From the UAB News
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Houston benefits C-USA, UAB
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Blazers shake up C-USA

October 12, 2009

USM walk-on punter dies
Biloxi Sun Herald (AP)

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa plans to follow Boise State's model
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Rowdy crowd plans to give Broncos fits

What we learned from the non-AQs
ESPN

Gansz's work lives on with SMU's special teams
Dallas Morning News

Big plays, sure tackling key for Herd against WVU
Charleston Gazette

Marshall defense gets signature moment in fourth-and-goal stop
Charleston
Daily Mail

Herd looks ahead
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UH's effort on both sides of ball nets return to poll
Houston Chronicle

UAB wide receiver Mark Ferrell back to give team a hand after injury
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Harrison helps Eagles claw back into game
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Louisville beats USM on late field goal
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USM ends non-league schedule

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Volleyball Weekend Roundup
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Women's Soccer Recap

October 11, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
-Navy pounds winless Rice 63-14 (w/ video)
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UH rebounds for 31-24 win over Mississippi State

Saturday Football Roundup
  Houston moves to 4-1 with win at Mississippi State

conferenceusa.com

Breakdown
  A lapse on kickoff return coverage set up a 32-yard field goal by Ryan Payne with 30 seconds remaining and Louisville edged Southern Miss 25-23 Saturday night at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
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Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers hold back UTEP
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U of M-UTEP postgame
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Friends aid ex-Memphis Tiger star David Vaughn

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football- Miners, Tigers each without starters
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Final score- Memphis 35, UTEP 20

From the Charleston Gazette
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Herd stands strong, rips Tulane 31-10
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Marshall notebook- Offense well rested for 99-yard drive

Marshall handles Tulane at Superdome
Charleston
Daily Mail

'Others' key Herd win over Tulane
Ironton Tribune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall beats Tulane, 31-10
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Opportunistic Herd defense takes ball away from Tulane
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Now that's more like it, quarterback Anderson
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Anderson able to find more receivers
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MU-Tulane game balls
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MU-Tulane game stats

Woes resurface as Wave falls to Herd
New Orleans Times Picayune

Boise is litmus test for Tulsa
Tulsa World

October 10, 2009

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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USM punter “irrevocably injured” in gun accident
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USM walk-on punter critically wounded
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USM faces 1-3 Louisville today

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM player critically wounded
-Ole rivalry resumes tonight

Golden Eagles need new quarterback Young to avoid mistakes
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Judge denies UCF's motion for summary judgment in Ereck Plancher wrongful-death lawsuit
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane and Marshall feature plenty of offensive firepower
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd faces challenge in Tulane
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Chuck Landon- Marshall can ill afford to take Tulane lightly
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Questions will be answered during matchup with Tulane
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This week in Conference USA
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Game notes
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Five points to ponder

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-Familiar feel for the Herd
-Game 6 capsule- Marshall at Tulane

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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U of M out for victory today in C-USA game vs. UTEP
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U of M refutes NCAA decision on basketball penalties

UTEP faces road test in Memphis
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH departs on road to redemption at Miss. State
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Quarterback Fanuzzi's return brings hope to Rice

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Friday Night Volleyball Roundup
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Oct. 9 Women's Soccer Recap

October 9, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice seniors trying to remain positive after 0-5 start
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Cougars offense laments missed chances at UTEP

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' offense needs running back Curtis Steele's resolve
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University of Memphis ships NCAA appeal paperwork
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Tigers ride good vibes to basketball 'Madness'

Field position is everything for Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Going West
Ironton Tribune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Baldridge going home for Tulane game
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Herd mourns Fuller, true Son of Marshall
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Volleyball team has flu, postponing UAB match
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Daily Thunder

From the Charleston Gazette
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Price helps UTEP bounce back
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Back from the depths
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Marshall added to Maxwell Watch List

Knights lose Rabazinski to torn ACL
Florida Today

UCF practice report- Knights looking to mimic Miami speed
Orlando Sentinel

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagle defense 'has got to step up'
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Fedora praises starting QB Young

From the Tulsa World
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Smiling through pain
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TU Notebook- Benefitting from DeShane

From the El Paso Times
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Donald Buckram gets award, but O-line shares in it
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Secondary does OK given its difficult circumstances
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Five questions about the UTEP-Memphis game

October 8, 2009

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles' Young ready to start at Louisville
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Injured USM players ready for action
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Eustachy brags about talent on USM basketball team

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Fedora- Young adjusting well
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Houston's problem- UTEP

Herd makes inaugural visit to New Orleans
Parkersburg News

From the Charleston Daily Mail
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Herd tight end at home with linemen
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Anderson is a work in progress

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Anderson keeps calm
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Herd's Jacobs a profile in courage
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Tulane's inexperience shows on special teams

Marshall looking for more from passing game
ESPN

Tulane determined to do it right this year
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane in same spot as last year
NewOrleans.Com

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH looks to clamp down on running game
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Rice notebook- Chemistry lesson in store for Owls

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Byes have not been very good for UCF Knights
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Red zone a TD dead zone for UCF this season

From the El Paso Times
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Memphis hopes to find its offense versus UTEP
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UTEP Miners lose Frazier, running back depth

Tigers Football Notebook- UTEP's Buckram breaks out
Memphis Commercial Appeal

2009 CFN Conference USA Week 6 Staff Picks 
College Football News

From the Tulsa World
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TU's Wojcik picks up honor
-Brisk sales

  Sales for the Oct. 14 game between Tulsa and No. 6 Boise State have been 'brisk.'

October 7, 2009

Sharing the experience
  New athletic director lives in first-year residence hall

MU Parthenon

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd expecting physical battle
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Tactics in ECU loss still failing to add up
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New Marshall AD takes up residence in dorm
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Houston's loss to UTEP a lesson in C-USA parity
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Thundering Herd lands big forward

Snyder knows changes brought by indoor play
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the Charleston Gazette
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Marshall needs improved passing game vs. Tulane
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mcclellan 'questionable' for Saturday's game
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Herd players, coaches move forward to Tulane
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6-9 JC forward commits to Herd

Can UCF still win the Conference USA championship?
Orlando Sentinel

Thundering Herd taking fewer shots downfield
Beckley Register-Herald

From NewOrleans.Com
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Conference USA News and Notes
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Tulane Head Coach Bob Toledo Opening Remarks

SMU-Navy To Battle For Gansz Trophy
smumustangs.com

Women's Soccer Notebook
conferenceusa.com

From the From the Hattiesburg American
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Golden Eagles looking ahead
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Now USM season really gets interesting

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Young prepared for 2nd chance
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Eustachy gets endorsement

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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FEDORA- USM HAS TO MAKE QUICK QB TRANSITION
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Young ready to step up

A mid-major headache- Letting down the next week
Abilene Reporter-News

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice defensive end Solomon making great strides
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UH notebook- 40 is new 30 for Cougars' offense
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What's wrong with UH defense? Probably not as much as you think.

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' Duke Calhoun catching fire again
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Liberty Bowl's limited parking to get worse

From the Tulsa World
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Wojcik discusses TU hoops
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Traditional uniforms will return this week
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Q&A with TU basketball coach Doug Wojcik
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Up close- TU's Kevin Fitzpatrick
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TU Notebook- Reunited

Freshman Smith giving his all for Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP Coach Mike Price likes high expectations
El Paso Times

October 6, 2009

Concussion forces SMU CB Bell to miss rest of season
Dallas Morning News

Conference USA News and Notes
Sports Network

Houston learns national love is fleeting
ESPN

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Football Notebook
-UTEP is the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week

Eagles pinning hopes on Young
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss QB Young ready for his chance
Mobile Press Register

Tulane lives in West, plays like East
Charleston Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Snyder's dual role may cause disharmony
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MU Notebook- Herd will have to create own energy in Superdome

Herd players, coaches move forward to Tulane
Charleston
Daily Mail

From the MU The Parthenon
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Despite struggles, Anderson still mu's best bet
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Marching Thunder deserves facility

Herd set for rising Green Wave
Beckley Register-Herald

Tulane savoring its redemption at Army
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF Football Notes- Knights need more big games from RB Brynn ...
Orlando Sentinel

Shoulder problem could sideline Memphis Tigers QB Tyler Bass
Memphis Commercial Appeal

For Rice, what's old is new again
Houston Chronicle

UTEP must now learn to deal with success
El Paso Times

TU's Graham recalls meeting with Boise State coaches
Tulsa World

October 5, 2009

Coach Jones- SMU on track to meet its goals
  As the Mustangs (2-2, 1-0 Conference USA) return to C-USA play by returning home to face East Carolina on Saturday – their first home game since the Sept. 5 season opener – coach June Jones continues to look at the big picture.

Dallas Morning News

Mustangs Fall To TCU
  SMU returns home next Saturday (Oct. 10) to face East Carolina.

smumustangs.com

Overmatched- TCU takes home Iron Skillet
scout.com (sub req'd)

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-Marshall's Snyder looks for answers after loss
-Marshall's Burns glad to get interception

Herd thundering forward
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Fundraiser held for ex-Marshall player
Charleston Gazette

Herd must have more balance to contend
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
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Southern Miss quarterback Davis to miss rest of season
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No need to give up on Eagles just yet

This Week for Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss loses QB Davis to injury
Raleigh News & Observer

RB Brynn Harvey's runs clear the air for UCF
Orlando Sentinel

From conferenceusa.com
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UTEP's Buckram Named Walter Camp Football Foundation National Offensive Player of the Week
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Women's Soccer Recap
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C-USA Sunday Volleyball Update

From the Houston Chronicle
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Fixing run defense becomes priority for Cougars
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Cougars fall out of Top 25 after first loss of season

From the Tulsa World
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Sharpened 'D' cuts down foes
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Three Storylines
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Notebook
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No. 6 Boise State may be redemption for OU loss

From the El Paso Times
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Defense, Donald Buckram lift UTEP to victory
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UTEP notebook- Donald Buckram earns honors

October 4, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
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No. 12 UH upset by C-USA foe UTEP 58-41
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UH loses credibility with this one
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Rice drops to 0-5 after 27-10 loss to Tulsa

From the El Paso Times
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Final score- UTEP 58, Houston 41
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Football fans celebrate UTEP win vs. Houston
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Buckram continues to shine for UTEP offense
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ESPN- Houston out of BCS busting business

From the Dallas Morning News
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TCU turnovers keep SMU in the game
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Quick start not enough for SMU in 39-14 loss to TCU

TCU Frogs ride happy return to romp over SMU
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Saturday Football Roundup
  UTEP, Tulsa, UCF and ECU all post C-USA wins

conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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UCF rallies to beat Memphis, 32-14
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Tigers-UCF Postgame: Johnson hearing from fans

UCF beats Memphis to get first C-USA win of the season
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa beats Rice 27-10 with big second half
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Notebook
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Johnson gives TU a lift
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TU defense dominates

KICKING IN
  After a tough start, Tulane rallies to get past Army

New Orleans Times Picayune

Fedora 'shocked' by outcome of game
Hattiesburg American

October 3, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pressure is on for Tigers, Knights
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5 Questions with UCF beat writer Iliana Limon
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Tiger football: Four things to watch

Knights host Memphis in need of a victory
Florida Today

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF standout Jarvis Geathers used to underdog role despite pedigree
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Everything you need to know about today's UCF-Memphis game
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AccuScore predicts UCF will beat Memphis
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C-USA Football Notes- UAB knocks off Southern Miss, helping UCF in league standings

Erratic Knights Must Regain Focus at Home
The Ledger

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU 'headed in the right direction' for Iron Skillet
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SMU at TCU preview

TU can't afford a C-USA loss
NewsOK.com

From the Tulsa World
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Margin of error slim for Tulsa
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3 storylines
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Tu Notebook

C-USA Has Two Semifinalists for NFF Campbell Trophy
conferenceusa.com

UAB defense keyed upset of Southern Miss
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Injuries weren't fatal to Eagles
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USM suffers stunning defeat

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Top guard checking out the Herd
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Hamrick confirms series with Louisville

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH enters conference play with BCS talk in the air
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Graham's return to Rice stirs some bad memories

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners face high-flying Houston Cougars
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Former UTEP star Thomas Howard starts foundation

Wave wary of double-eagle flex
New Orleans Times Picayune

October 2, 2009

BLAZER BREAKTHROUGH
Birmingham News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Golden Eagles get burned
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It's a first- Sluggish USM loses to lowly UAB

Southern Miss loses to UAB for first time
Mobile Register

USM KNOCKED OFF
Biloxi Sun Herald

WVU won't move from 2-for-1 series against Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the College Football News
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2009 C-USA Fearless Predictions - Week 5 
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2009 CFN C-USA Week 5 Staff Picks 

From the Tulsa World
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Conference USA shows signs of life
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TU's young talent filling in
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One goal for TU- Win C-USA crown

Defending Memphis a tall order
Florida Today

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Knights practice report- UCF's Abré Leggins improves offensive ...
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UCF Football Notes- Memphis beat writer helps us take a closer look at the Tigers

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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R.C. Johnson denies reports of buyout for Tigers coach West
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Memphis running back Curtis Steele's status for UCF undecided
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Tigers add Sheffield's Crawford to stellar 2010 basketball recruiting class

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU gives Kenyans first look at football
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Fast start will be tough for SMU against No. 11 TCU

From the El Paso Times
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#12 Houston vs. UTEP- Quarterback Case Keenum has Cougars in the BCS hunt
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Houston quarterback won job in win at UTEP

From the Houston Chronicle
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Hunter making big plays that drive UH's strong start
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Bailiff believes Rice's struggles making team stronger

Tulane out to settle score
New Orleans Times Picayune

October 1, 2009

From the Birmingham News
-Thurs Gameday:
Blazers focus on Davis
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If Southern Miss is still 56 points better than the Blazers. Three things to look for...

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Wounded Eagles must regroup
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Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-1, 1-0 C-USA) vs. UAB Blazers (1-3, 0-1)

From the Tulsa World
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TU turns focus to winning C-USA crown
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TU Notebook- Graham's the winner
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Coach says Rice is still improving
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Trae Johnson gets more looks for TU

How long will perfection last for college football's undefeated?
SportingNews.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Memphis' tall receivers could give UCF fits
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UCF's Hodges to get some company this week at quarterback
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Jekyll & Hyde- When good teams let their dark sides run wild
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No foolin'- Phil Steele says UCF's 19-14 loss to East Carolina was misleading

Against Memphis, UCF looks for first C-USA win
Central Florida Future

Tigers defensive back Ball brings energy to field
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Dallas Morning News
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Dallas Cowboys' Siavii, SMU's Jones impacted by news of earthquake, tsunami
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SMU linebacker Yenga is a breakout player
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Pickens' foundation donates a real mustang to SMU

C-USA Men's Golf Notebook 3
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onferenceusa.com

College Football Week 5 Rankings - Conference USA Power Poll
BetUs.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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To build or not to build? That's the $64 million (give or take) question.
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Rice notebook- Owls an easy choice for Reynolds

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP has issues with its special teams play
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UTEP Miners' injury problem not as bad Wednesday