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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

January 31, 2010
Grammy Awards
Inspire Your Heart with the Arts Day
National Seed Swap Day

East Carolina comeback falters
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Unable To Complete Comeback Versus Rice
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Minges Record Falls In 76-59 ECU Win

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU protects Minges mark vs. Memphis
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Rice snaps skid with victory over Pirate men

ECU ends Memphis win streak at four
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Rice's seven-game skid ends against East Carolina
Houston Chronicle

Rice Knocks Off ECU, 69-58
riceowls.com

Holtz should be remembered fondly at ECU
Kinston Free Press

Cody makes his mark
  C.J. Wilson recovers fumble in the second quarter of Senior Bowl.
Times Daily

NFC star calls Chris Johnson second-best
Nashville Tennessean

Titans' Chris Johnson plans to retire from racing
Victoria Advocate

January 30, 2010
Inane Answering Machine Message Day

From ecupirates.com
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Winter Weather-Basketball Status Update
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ECU Welcomes Memphis To Minges Saturday
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N.C. State Turns Back Lady Pirates, 6-1
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Baseball Single Game Tickets On-Sale

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU women take on first-place Memphis
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Noticeable Gaines
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Pirates pack pitching punch

ECU looks to turn two
Washington Daily News

ASU loses another one
Jefferson Post

ESPN preseason Top 25 baseball poll
USA Today

Free throws anything but free for Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

More Senior Bowl Week Thoughts
Arrowhead Addict (blog)

Complete coverage- Senior Bowl
A
L.com

Titans' Chris Johnson works way to stardom
Nashville Tennessean

Earnest Byner reportedly hired as Jacksonville Jaguars RB coach
Plain Dealer (blog)

January 29, 2010
Fun at Work Day
Thomas Paine Day
Tu B'Shvat (Jewish - begins at sundown)
Birthday - President William McKinley (25th President)

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Down UAB In Overtime, 78-74
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Simmons Named To Stopper Watch List
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A Message To The Pirate Nation
  ECU Athletics Director Talks About Ownership, Keys To Future Success

ECU stays perfect at home
Greenville Daily Reflector

Visiting East Carolina
  According to his coach, Steve Leisz, several schools have come by to check out Carden including Arizona, East Carolina and UCLA.

SuperPrep.com (subscription)

Recruiting winding down for Alonso's Bennett
Tampabay.com

Don't forget January's lesser-publicized story lines
  Man of the month: Ruffin McNeill, East Carolina

SportingNews.com

Hudson should have been considered for ECU job
Washington Daily News

Pirates gearing up for opening day- Three weeks out, Godwin ponders lineup options
American Chronicle

Byner hoping to dash to Jacksonville
National Football Post

WOW! Meet your new Coaches! Jaguars got this right!
Black & Teal (blog)

Pro Quarterback David Garrard Raises $180000 for Crohn's Disease Education
PR Newswire

January 28, 2010
National Take Back Your Time Week
Anniversary - Challenger Space Shuttle Explosion

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
– Baseball Bucs seek more than tributes
BVL Audio: Billy Godwin Press Conference
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Tom Campbell)

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Host League-Leading UAB
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Crystal Wilson To Miss Remainder Of Season
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ECU Tabbed No. 18 By Baseball America
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Four Pirates Named Preseason All-Conference

Preseason Top 25
Baseball America

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Setting the bar high
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Pirates put perfect home record on the line

Pirates gearing up for opening day
Kinston Free Press

From the Washington Daily News
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Harris excited to be back with Pirates
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Paschal nominated for McDonald's All-America

From the East Carolinian
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Spivey a critical reason behind Lady Pirates’ success
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Club ice hockey suffers setbacks in Pennsylvania road swing

Former county standout Antonio Allison pleased with ECU hire
Mooresville Tribune

Four Downs- Meyer's return, non-BCS hires and more
SportingNews.com

Chris Johnson had no input on firing
Nashville Tennessean

Johnson Surprised By Coaching Move
Titans Radio

Senior Bowl- TCU's Washington, Ohio's Price impress on Day 3
  East Carolina punter Matt Dodge's worst punts were as good as Mesko's best efforts Wednesday.
CBSSports.com

January 27, 2010
Thomas Crapper Day
Birthday - Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart (composer)
Anniversary - Auschwitz Liberated

Morrow-'s suspension could pay dividends in the long run
Greenville Daily Reflector

Sawyer drops ECU football team for ASU
Asheville Citizen-Times

Tuesday Senior Bowl Notes (Tebow And The South)
  East Carolina P Matt Dodge is completely all or nothing.
RealGM.com

Campus: Frederick graduate killed in action
Monroe (LA) News Star

January 26, 2010
National Speak Up and Succeed Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
– McNeill era off and running at ECU
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Leander Green)

From ecupirates.com
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Brian Mitchell Named Defensive Coordinator
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John Wiley Named Associate Head Coach

Newly hired Tigers assistant Brian Mitchell leaving for job at East Carolina
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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McNeill hits road to keep recruiting class intact
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ECU football coaching staff begins to take shape
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Morrow returns from suspension to lead ECU over Tulane

From the East Carolinian
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McNeill says all the right things, wins over Pirate fans
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McNeill named 20th ECU head football coach
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Morrow, Pirates snap after losing C-USA streak

Once A Pirate, Always A Pirate
BlackAthlete.net

ECU adds two to staff
Kinston Free Press

McNeill names Wiley associate head coach
Winston Salem Journal

McNeill taps Mitchell to lead ECU defense
RedRaiders.com

From the Washington Daily News
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Mitchell named Pirates' defensive coordinator
-Whitehead receives Trot Nixon ‘Gamer’ Award

Pro Bowl beckons ECU alum Garrard
Greensboro News-Record

Jaguars' David Garrard excited about Pro Bowl
Florida Times Union

Titans fire running backs coach Earnest Byner
Nashville Tennessean

Walls Gets Offer No. 5 from Big Ten
  With this newest offer, the 5-foot-10, 185-pound Walls now has Oklahoma, Stanford, Connecticut and East Carolina.
SuperPrep.com

January 25, 2010
Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day
A Room of One's Own Day
Anniversary - Macintosh Computer (Apple)

Morrow's return propels Pirates
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Morrow Leads Pirates Past Tulane
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Track Improves Times And Marks At UNCCH

App State Defensive Coordinator to ECU
Go Blue Ridge (blog)

Finally!! ECU Whips Tulane For First League Win Of Season 61-46
WITN

Tulane's Shooting Woes Lead to 61-46 ECU Victory
NewOrleans.Com

Green Wave Shooting Woes Lead to 61-46 ECU Victory
tulanegreenwave.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's loss to East Carolina is Coach Dave Dickerson's 'most frustrating loss' of career
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East Carolina defeats Tulane 61-46

Recap- Tulane vs. East Carolina
Charlotte Observer (Sports Network)

Recruiting- Spurrier faces year's biggest visit- Lattimore
  Chester offensive lineman RJ Canty has a top three of East Carolina, North Carolina A&T and William and Mary.
Columbia (SC) State

Frank Robinson's journey to the NBA
The Daily Titan

January 24, 2010

Golden Eagles fly away from Pirates
Bonesville.net

Batten- ECU's final choice of McNeill is best
Fayetteville Observer

Holland, staff ‘drained’ after coaching search
Kinston Free Press

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Falls To Southern Miss On Road
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SMU Bests ECU, 73-59
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East Carolina Opens Season On A Positive Note
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Women's Tennis Opens Season With Two Wins
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Roller Tabbed Sixth-Best Collegiate Player
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Baseball Lands Two On CAA Anniversary Team

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Losing streak continues for East Carolina men
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SMU hands ECU women second consecutive loss
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Eason lauded by CAA

ASU's Wiley leaves for ECU
Winston-Salem Journal

ECU defender helps East win
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU's Eskridge Helps East Win Shrine Game
WITN

From the Washington Daily News
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Wilson ready for next step
-Whitehead to be honored
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Lady Pirates fall to Mustangs
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Southern Miss beats East Carolina 68-53

McNeill to spread it out at ECU
College Fantasy Football Insider

Patrick Pinkney- McNeill to spread it out at ECU
Rotoworld.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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TULANE VS. EAST CAROLINA
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Tulane point guard starting spot up for grabs on men's basketball team

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM takes big step by beating East Carolina
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Eagles get first C-USA victory

Southern Miss beats East Carolina 68-53
Biloxi Sun Herald

Seniors spearhead SMU women's 73-59 victory over ECU
Dallas Morning News

January 23, 2010

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 417
– 
"Ruff" ready to lead for the long haul
BVL Audio
: Ruffin McNeill Press Conference
BVL Audio
: Terry Holland on Ruffin McNeill
Talk FM
: TOT (Krispy Kreme Remote)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Squares Off With Southern Miss Saturday
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McNeill Conducts First Press Conference
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Riley Named ECU Offensive Coordinator

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates bracing for busy weekend
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ECU women head back to Texas
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McNeill says he's home, brings Riley with him

McNeill takes over at ECU
Fayetteville Observer

McNeill's destination job is ECU
Charlotte Observer

McNeill must buck coaching trend
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Washington Daily News
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McNeill introduced as ECU's next head coach
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Pirates look to get back on course against USM

McNeill introduced as ECU's coach
Jacksonville Daily News

From WITN
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Ruffin McNeill Ready For The Challenge
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Pirate Fans Welcome Coach McNeill With Open Arms

From WNCT
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Pirates Introduce Ruffin McNeill as New Coach
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Riley Named as ECU's Offensive Coordinator

East Carolina hires old face as new coach
WWAY

Ruffin McNeill scores a new job as head coach of his alma mater
Lubbuck Avalanche-Journal

McNeill eager to build on East Carolina's winning tradition
Hampton Roads Daily Press (AP)

McNeill says 'you'll have to drag me away' from ECU job
Arizona Daily Star

Ruffin McNeill says he is thrilled to be coach at his alma mater, East Carolina
Seattle Times

Pirates could get help for weekend
New Bern Sun Journal

Men's Hoops Looks for First Conference Win against East Carolina
SouthernMiss.com

Eustachy- Eagles making progress
Hattiesburg American

Golden Eagles keep heads up in search for win
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Depleted Wave prepares for ECU
The Hullabaloo Online

SMU women out to build on three-game streak
  Two of Conference USA's top women's basketball teams meet at 5 p.m. CT today as the Mustangs host East Carolina at Moody Coliseum.
Dallas Morning News

January 22, 2010

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Old hand returns to home port
Talk FM
: Talk of the Town (Denny O'Brien)

McNeill To Guide East Carolina Football
ECUPirates.com

Pirates reach into program's past to move ahead
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU picks alum coach
Raleigh News & Observer

McNeill named ECU’s head coach
Kinston Free Press

Digest- McNeill picked to coach Pirates
Salisbury Post (AP)

McNeill Hired at ECU
North Carolina News Network

East Carolina hires Ruffin McNeill
Tulsa World

ECU Names Ruffin McNeill Head Football Coach
W
ITN

ECU head football coach announcement creates buzz on campus
WNCT

ECU names McNeill head coach
Lubbuck Avalanche-Journal

From the Ft Worth Star-Telegram
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Longtime Texas Tech aide Ruffin McNeill hired as East Carolina head coach
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Lincoln Riley can't wait to join Ruffin McNeill

McNeill heads back home as ECU head coach
The Daily Toreador (TX Tech)

Ruffin McNeil Hired by ECU (As Announced by Player on Twitter!)
Buster (blog)

January 21, 2010

McNeill accepts ECU coaching offer
Fayetteville Observer

McNeill to be named coach
Greenville Daily Reflector

Texas Tech's McNeill to become ECU's coach
ENC Today

Ruffin McNeill named new ECU coach
Raleigh News & Observer

McNeill expected to be named ECU coach
Washington Daily News

McNeill tasked to rebuild East Carolina
ESPN

East Carolina search ends with hiring of Ruffin McNeill
USA Today

East Carolina names Ruffin McNeill head coach
Charlotte Observer (sports network)

Report- McNeill gets East Carolina job
RedRaiders.com

McNeill New Head Coach at East Carolina
WILX-TV

East Carolina | Ruffin McNeill
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From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Holland weighing diverse scenarios

-B
VL: Name game narrows
Talk FM
: TOT (Dave McCray, Denny O'Brien)

Four frontrunners emerge for Pirate coaching gig
Greenville Daily Reflector

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Drop Dual Meet To NC State
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ECUPirates.com Introduces Mobile iPhone App

Search goes on for ECU
Kinston Free Press

Bailey: Coaching carousel turns in search for potential ECU football coach
WNCT

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Batten:
McNeill flies in for an interview with ECU
-Sources- McNeill to inverview for ECU football job

OU offensive coordinator candidate for ECU job
Tulsa World

Kevin Wilson a finalist for East Carolina job
NewsOK.com (blog)

Report- McNeill gets interview at ECU
RedRaiders.com

Mustangs look to rise in rankings
  The No. 3 ranked SMU women’s basketball team will host the No. 2 East Carolina Pirates on Saturday evening
smudailycampus.com

From the East Carolinian
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Don’t blame Holtz, blame his profession
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Club ice hockey captures tournament title

January 20, 2010

Stop the merry-go-round... My brain hurts
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Joseph To Skip Senior Season
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Pirates Sweep Weekly Swimming Honors

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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With Stockstill out, Pirates-' search continues
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ECU athlete recovering after accidental shooting
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Liberty loss not end-all for Pirates
-Pirate DT skipping senior year

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Stockstill turns down ECU coaching job

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ECU recruits staying put despite coach's departure

From the Kinston Free Press
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Stockstill withdraws from ECU search
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ECU’s Joseph declares for draft

ECU Soccer Player Accidentally Shot In Stomach By Boyfriend
WITN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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MTSU coach says no to ECU
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ECU's Joseph on NFL list

Stockstill withdraws name from ECU coaching search
Washington Daily News

Golden Flying South?
  Just when it appeared Al Golden would spend a fifth season on North Broad St. as Temple's football coach, rumors have linked him to the job at East Carolina ...
phillyBurbs.com

Linkmeister Note: Per Graham Watson @ESPN_Others, Bowling Green's Dave Clawson says he's not currently a candidate for the ECU head coaching job.

Clawson to East Carolina?
FOX Toledo

Former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach would be a big splash hire for East Carolina.
Orlando Sentinel

A Pirate's life just wasn't for Stockstill
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal

January 19, 2010
Rid the World of Fad Diets and Gimmicks Day
Tin Can Day
Birthday - Edgar Allen Poe
Birthday - General Robert E. Lee
Confederate Heroes Day (Texas)

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal
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Stockstill staying at MTSU; turns down ECU offer
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Blue Raider recruits welcome Stockstill news

Rick Stockstill won't leave Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders for East Carolina
ESPN

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Stockstill drama nears climax

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Denny O'Brien)

Why Al Golden Didn't Take East Carolina Job ....
Bleacher Report

Is Stockstill leaving MTSU?
  News 2 has learned the other candidate for the head job at East Carolina is former Tennessee offensive coordinator Dave Clawson, who is now the head coach of Bowling Green State University.
WKRN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Rising Stockstill- Coach mulls offer from ECU
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Sources link Stockstill to ECU position

Stockstill Says Offer on Table
WNCT

Stockstill Offered ECU Coaching Job- Decision Likely Tuesday
W
ITN

Source- ECU offered coaching job to Stockstill
Fayetteville Observer

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal
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Stockstill wins award, mum on job
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Stockstill's future tears at players
Video- MTSU's Massaro addresses Stockstill situation

Three follow Holtz to USF
Kinston Free Press

Three East Carolina assistants join Holtz at South Florida
Washington Daily News

Tech's Foster not on ECU's short list
Hampton Roads Daily
Press

Johnson a unique star in the pass-happy NFL
The East Carolinian

January 18, 2010
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (observed)
Pooh Day

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Recruits holding firm for now
-
O'Brien
: Pirate Notebook No. 416
– 
Stockstill's qualities stand out

Report- MTSU's Rick Stockstill is offered ECU job
The Tennessean

Pirates Zero In on Stockstill
WNCT

From ecupirates.com
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A Message To The Pirate Nation
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Lady Pirates Lose At Rice, 77-74

ECU search focusing on Stockstill for now
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Source- Stockstill interviews for East Carolina job
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Owls hand ECU first C-USA loss

Stockstill interviews for East Carolina job
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal

ECU search heating up
Raleigh News & Observer

Stockstill Emerging As Lead Candidate To Helm Pirate Ship
WITN

Report- ECU contacts Stockstill
WRAL

January 17, 2010

From Bonesville.net
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Stockstill expected to interview
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Young sets assist mark in loss

From ecupirates.com
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Young Sets Career Mark In Loss To Houston
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Lady Pirates Look To Extend Win Streak At Rice
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Swimming Teams Split With Old Dominion

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Losses keep mounting for Pirates
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Report- Stockstill says he-'s spoken to ECU officials

Stockstill: A wanted man
WKRN

Source- Stockstill to interview at ECU
ESPN

ECU Requests Permission To Talk To Grambling State's Rod Broadway
Buster (blog)

Young sets record, but Pirates fall
Washington Daily News

Pirates fall to Houston
Kinston Free Press

Coleman, UH roll over C-USA rival East Carolina
Houston Chronicle

TAKE TWO- An alternative look at the day in sports
Columbia (MO) Daily
Tribune

January 16, 2010
Appreciate a Dragon Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 415
– 
Name game officially kicks off

Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
– 
Wild week ends with two pressers

Talk FM: TOT (Nathan Summers, Denny O'Brien)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Bests Houston In Overtime, 94-87
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Holland Friday Press Conference Transcript
  ECU Athletics Director Terry Holland Addresses Coaching Search

ECU search focuses on Golden, Stockstill
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holland promises quick, aggressive search
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ECU gets first victory over UH
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ECU men still looking for first conference victory
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Reports- USF offers $9.1 million over five years

From the Kinston Free Press
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Shorthanded Pirates to face Houston
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Holland- ECU looking for coach like Holtz

From the Washington Daily News
-Holland on the hunt for new coach
-Pirates still searching for first conference win

Holland begins search for Holtz's successor
  Pirates AD says he prefers candidates with head coaching experience
Raleigh News & Observer

Athletic Director Terry Holland Talks About ECU's Football Future
  Vernon Hargreaves, East Carolina's defensive ends coach and special teams coordinator, is leaving for South Florida to coach with Skip Holtz
WITN

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-Foster says he would be interested in ECU if the situation was right

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Potential candidates for East Carolina's football job
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Poll- What should Bud Foster do?

Pirates start search for Holtz's replacement
Greensboro News-Record (AP)

With Skip Holtz gone to South Florida, East Carolina starts late search for new football coach
LA Times (AP)

Advice for recruits- Choose the school, not the coach
Hilton Head Island Packet

Tuscola's Fisher, Asheville's Sawyer stick with colleges
Asheville Citizen-Times

New USF Bulls coach Skip Holtz must now fill out his staff
Tampabay.com

January 15, 2010
International Fetish Day
Humanitarian Day
Solar Eclipse
Birthday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (actual)
Lee-Jackson Day (Virginia)

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 414
– 
Hiring lottery offers potpourri of picks

-Gold: Nuggets of Gold
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Five-year hiring plan has its pluses

-BVL: Holtz era ends, quick search begins
Talk FM: Special Report on Skip Holtz
Talk FM: TOT (Denny O'Brien, David Hartman)

Skip Holtz Era Concludes At ECU
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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An era ends- Holtz departure puts focus on future
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Pirates stay upbeat after Holtz bolts
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Holtz- ECU can be 'outstanding'
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Return of suspended Pirates still undecided
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East Carolina women take streak to Texas

From the Kinston Free Press
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Holtz bolts
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Recruits expected to honor commitments

Holtz accepts position at USF
Washington Daily News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Holtz jumps ship
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Skip Holtz's career at ECU
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Plenty of good candidates for ECU job

Former ECU coach announces decision to take over vacancy at South Florida
The East Carolinian

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Holtz leaves ECU for South Florida
-Candidates for the ECU job

Holtz tells ECU he is leaving for S. Florida
WRAL

Skip Holtz Is Leaving ECU For South Florida
WITN

Drama Ends - Holtz Bolts for USF
WNCT

Bruce Rader talks about Skip Holtz
WAVY

Holtz says family ties reason for USF move
Winston Salem Journal

Stockstill could be ECU candidate
The Tennessean

Tech's Foster great fit for ECU
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Holtz bolts; Will Cutcliffe follow?
Greensboro News Record

Cutting ties with Duke and Skipping town at ECU
Wilmington Star-News

Pair of North Carolina openings could entice Kevin Wilson
NewsOK.com (blog)

Chris Johnson adds unanimous All-Pro pick to his awards
Orlando Sentinel

Titans' Chris Johnson asks why he didn't get any MVP votes
USA Today

Johnson dashes off as AP Offensive Player of Year
Washington Post

January 14, 2010
Ratification Day
Dress Up Your Pet Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Skip's future on the line again

-B
VL: Tigers pad streak at ECU's expense
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Richard Burr)

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls to Memphis
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Men's Basketball Suspends Pair For Violation Of Team Rules
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Paisley Named Preseason Pitcher-Of-The-Year
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Johnson Named Offensive Player-Of-The-Year

ECU’s Morrow, Ellison suspended indefinitely
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Memphis leaves no doubt
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No word on Holtz coaching situation

USF interviews ex-Buc Williams; Holtz still top candidate
Tampa Tribune

USF coaching search up in air
The News-Press

Holtz close to deal with South Florida
Fayetteville Observer

USF Bulls' main focus on hiring new coach remains on Skip Holtz
TampaBay.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Another C-USA win- Memphis Tigers roll over East Carolina, 77-57
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Replay- Tigers 77, East Carolina 57

Memphis Tigers 77, East Carolina 57
Memphis Flyer

Byrnes' Torian Richardson commits to East Carolina
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Johnson dashes off as AP Offensive Player of Year
NewsOK.com
(AP)

Johnson dashes off as AP Offensive Player of Year
Washington Post (AP)

January 13, 2010
Make Your Dream Come True Day
International Skeptics Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 413
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Holtz watch comes at vulnerable time
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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Lady Pirates rise above expectations

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Denny O'Brien)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Takes On Memphis Wednesday
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Football Ends Season With Annual Awards Banquet
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ECU Announces Annual Meet the Pirates
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Emelie Lind Earns European Tour Card
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Roller, Whitehead Earn More Preseason Honors

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Hungry Tigers await ECU
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Two Pirates charged in altercation
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Pirates-' Holtz expresses interest in USF job

From the Tampa Tribune
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Will USF give Holtz the chance to dance?
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Skip Holtz has interest in USF coaching job

South Florida makes run at ECU's Holtz
Raleigh News & Observer

Holtz Among Many Interested in USF
The Ledger

Holtz- “Nothing To Report”
WNCT

East Carolina coach Skip Holtz says he has been contacted by USF
Orlando Sentinel

Tony Dungy Visits USF but the Talk Turns to Holtz
Bleacher Report

Struggling Pirates visit Memphis
Kinston Free Press

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Preview- Memphis Tigers vs. East Carolina
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League streak is on mind of Tigers

Memphis Basketball Notes
gotigersgo.com

From the East Carolinian
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Lady Pirates conclude strong week with defeat of C-USA champ UCF
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Herd too much for Pirates in Conference opener, 84-65
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Pirates still successful despite Liberty Bowl loss
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Missed kicks doom ECU in 20-17 overtime loss

Whitehead honored again
Washington Daily News

January 12, 2010
Birthday - Howard Stern (radio/tv personality)
Anniversary - First Woman Senator Elected
Anniversary - Batman TV Show Premier
Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Lady Bucs meld together for hot start

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Marvin Jarman)

ECU football season wrapup
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates run into hot Herd
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Eyes ahead- ECU plans for future with construction
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Home run Chase
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Dedicated athletes don-'t let cold snap keep them indoors
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ECU College of Business offering review courses

Skip Holtz emerges as possible replacement for USF's Jim Leavitt
Tampabay.com

ECU Coach Skip Holtz May Be Top Contender For Florida Coaching Job
WITN

Magee talks to USF about coaching job
Tampa Tribune

Arrgh! ECU Pirates land Byrnes' Richardson
Charlotte Observer

Byrnes receiver picks East Carolina
Columbia (SC) State

2010 season could have new bag of surprises
Yahoo! Sports

College Football Recruiting- Why "Committed" Recruits Still Look Around
Bleacher Report

January 11, 2010
National Clean Off Your Desk Day
Anniversary - "Designated Hitter" Rule

Football Recruiting Thumbnails (Diavalo Simpson)
Bonesville.net

Lady Pirates Turn Back UCF, 73-62
ecupirates.com

East Carolina wins ugly
Greenville Daily Reflector

What we learned from college football's 34-game bowl season
Newark Star-Ledger

Monday with Mike- Big Ten, SEC shine in bowls
rivals.com

January 10, 2010
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
Anniversary - Women's Suffrage Amendment

Herd burns Bucs from long range
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-
ECU Faces Defending C-USA Champion UCF
-
Pirates Drop C-USA Home Opener To Marshall

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Marshall mashes Pirates
-
ECU women look for rare 3-0 start in C-USA play
-
ECU projects advancing
-
Hartman picture a little large, but it clearly showed our pain

From the Kinston Free Press
-
ECU’s Kass deals with ‘trying’ injury
-
Pirates come up short against Marshall

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Marshall remains on a roll
-MU-ECU box score

New ULM receivers coach back for reunion with Berry, the South
Monroe (LA) News Star

January 9, 2010
Birthday - President Richard M. Nixon (37th President)

From ecupirates.com
-
Defense Leads ECU Past Southern Miss, 76-50
-
ECU Hosts Marshall Saturday Night
-
Former Golfers Named To CAA Anniversary Team

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates dominate again
-
ECU men look for first league win

From the Washington Daily News
-
Pirates try to sidestep the Herd
-
Paschal has huge night

ECU’s Young closing in on record
Kinston Free Press

ECU's Young On Verge Of Assists Record
WITN

MU gets first C-USA road test at ECU
Charleston (WV) Gazette Mail

Bowled over by bowl follies
San Diego Union Tribune

NFL Replay- Record books open annals for Chris Johnson
USA Today (01.04.10)

Chris Johnson vs. Usain Bolt- Who's Faster?
Doc's Sports Service

David Garrard- Del Rio weakly supports Garrard
Rotoworld.com

An Era of Mediocrity? Del Rio, Garrard, Both or Neither?
Big Cat Country (blog)

Garrard Deflects, His Future In Doubt
JagNation.com (subscription)

January 8, 2010
Show and Tell Day at Work
Birthday - Elvis Presley Birthday (singer)
National Joygerm Day
Saint Gudula Feast Day (Christian)

From Bonesville.net
-
Batten: Football Recruiting Report
– 
Ga. prep star eyes early action at safety

– BVL: ECU Football Recruiting Thumbnails
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Lamar Waldron)

Linkmeister Note: Memphis commit Will Barton was ranked No. 1 on Hoop Scoop's listing of top fifth-year players in the country this season, followed by N.C. State commit Lorenzo Brown and East Carolina commit Christian Kabonga (6’4, 2G, Irving [God's Academy] TX).

Lady Pirates Host Southern Miss Friday
ecupirates.com

ECU puts perfect home start on the line
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina first road test in C-USA for Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

The Big Re-Matches Are On WITN!
WITN

Copper wraps up season in style
Washington Daily News

Sharpening Focus
  Sharpe, a 5-foot 11, 185-pound cornerback who runs a 4.53 40 yard dash, committed early on in the process to East Carolina, but opened up his recruitment...he received an offer from Wisconsin
scout.com (sub req'd)

Navy Announces 2010 Football Schedule
NavySports.com

Alaeze Ready for Final Stretch
  “I am now hearing more from Michigan, Michigan State, Kansas State, Mississippi, East Carolina and Cincinnati. Those are all great programs and I will see...
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

January 7, 2010
Orthodox Christmas
Birthday - President Millard Fillmore (13th President)
I’m Not Going To Take It Anymore Day

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Quarterback key for 2010 offense
-B
VL: Hot shooting Pirates fall short

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Drop C-USA Opener At UAB
-
Hudson Officially Joins Florida State Staff

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU men fall short vs. Blazers
-
Seminoles officially hire ECU's Hudson
-
ECU offers textbooks, registration, tuition payments all by computer
-
Campus: PE for homeschoolers

UAB beats ECU, 76-68, to open C-USA play
Birmingham News

Millsap leads UAB past East Carolina 76-68
al.com (AP)

Recap- UAB vs. East Carolina
Charlotte Observer

From the Washington Daily News
-
Millsap leads UAB past East Carolina 76-68
-
Hudson officially named to FSU staff

ESPN Starts 2010 Off on Right Foot
MEDIAWEEK

A College Football Playoff- Say It Ain't So!
Bleacher Report

January 6, 2010
Three Kings Day (Little Christmas, Epiphany, Twelfth Day, Greek Christmas, & La Befana)
Carnival Season

ECU Opens League Play Against UAB Wednesday
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Out of focus
-
Tough farewell for ECU's Lindsay

Pirates open C-USA season at UAB
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU set for clash with UAB
Washington Daily News

UAB begins C-USA men's basketball play tonight
Birmingham News

Valdosta standout picks Pirates
Fayetteville Observer

Live@Five: Coach Holtz Interview
Pirate Radio 1250

Giving your best effort
Sanford Herald

NCAA fills out committee with Marquess
Yahoo! Sports

January 5, 2010
Twelfth Night

From Bonesville.net
-
Gold: Nuggets of Gold
– 
To resolve or not to resolve

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Walter Jones)

From ecupirates.com
-
ECU Wins C-USA Opener Over Marshall, 78-54
-
A Message To The Pirate Nation

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU women hammer Herd
-
Still proud- Consider achievements, not mistakes
-Hosting ECU coaches, staff gratifying

Herd women lose conference opener to ECU
Huntington Herald Dispatch

East Carolina routs Herd women in league opener
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

College baseball in ’10: Story lines to watch
Yahoo! Sports

Coaches gearing up for National Signing Day
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Pirates hold off NC Central
Washington Daily News .

Too many bowls- I'm not so sure
Parkersburg News

Johnson Will Train Outside Nashville Again
Titans Radio

Johnson-Bolt race unlikely
ESPN

Who's faster ... Chris Johnson or Usain Bolt?
NY Newsday (Sub req'd)

Chris Johnson 2000 yards an amazing accomplishment for a Titan (video)
Examiner.com

January 4, 2010
National Thank God Its Monday! Day
Congress Assembles Day
Dimpled Chad Day
National Thank God Its Monday! Day
Trivia Day
World Hypnotism Day
Elizabeth Seton Feast Day (Roman Catholic)

From Bonesville.net
-
O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 412
– 
Hartman connected for ECU

-BVL: Pirates stave off N.C. Central

Pirates Hold Off Eagles For Victory
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates survive again
-
The use of 'we' doesn't make it through adversity

Eagles' struggles continue vs. Pirates
Durham Herald-Sun

Marshall women start conference play at ECU
Huntington Herald Dispatch

From Titans Radio
-
CJ Breaks 2K As Titans Finish 8-8
Press Conference:
Chris Johnson

Titans RB Chris Johnson joins 2000-yard club
Seattle Times

Playing football’s cruelest role
Kinston Free Press

'Liberty Bowl' thankfully offers more than football
ENC Today

Petrino- "We Beat 'Em."
KFSM

January 3, 2010
Drinking Straw Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Arkansas Game Center
-O'Brien:
Seniors altered ECU’s culture
-Bailey: Domination begets pain
-Bailey: Game Day Photo Gallery
-BVL:
ECU-Arkansas Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Bowl Scores, Attendance, Payouts
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz & Players Post-game
Talk FM: Replay Game Day Countdown Show

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Fall To Arkansas In OT 20-17
-
ECU Hosts NCCU In Sunday Matinee Affair

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates lose by a foot
-
Upset bid comes up short for Pirates
-
Pirate fans endure heartbreak at local eateries
-
Pirate men look for helping hand from bench players

Late kick lifts Razorbacks past ECU
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Missed FGs sink Pirates
-
Kicking time no joking matter for ECU
-
Observations from the Liberty Bowl
-
Arkansas 20, ECU 17 (OT)

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
ECU Pirates rue missed chances -- again
-
ECU's Ben Hartman must feel kicked when he's down
-
Bowl game a thriller in a chiller

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Errors doom Pirates in Liberty Bowl
-
It wasn't the way to finish

ECU's Liberty Bowl loss- Sealed with a kick
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

From the Washington Daily News (AP)
-
Pirates lose a Hart-breaker
-
ECU hoops to take on NC Central

East Carolina's errant kicks deadly vs. Arkansas
Greensboro News-Record (AP)

Kicked Around - Arkansas field goal beats East Carolina in Liberty Bowl
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

Field goals figure heavily as Arkansas wins Liberty Bowl in OT
USA Today

ECU kicks away Liberty Bowl as Arkansas wins in OT
Sports Network

From NWAOnline
-
Pirates senior goes woe for 3 in final minutes
-
LIKE IT IS- UA defense shows up when needed most
-
Liberty Bowl- Kicking the habit
-
Tejada's time in overtime
-
Instant replay
-
MEMPHIS — Mallett claims award

From the College Football News
-
Instant Analysis - Arkansas Survives ECU
-
Arkansas escapes ECU in Liberty Bowl 

From the ESPN (blogs)
-
Instant analysis (Watson)- Arkansas 20, East Carolina 17
-
Instant analysis (Low)- Arkansas 20, ECU 17 (OT)

East Carolina Couldn't Kick Arkansas in The Liberty Bowl
Bleacher Report

Tejada Delivers in Liberty Bowl Win
Arkansas News

From ArkansasSports360.com
-
Liberty Luck Finally Shines on Arkansas Razorbacks
-
Liberty Bowl- Two-Minute Drill, Arkansas 20, East Carolina 17 OT

Chris Johnson must be at best to get record
The Tennessean

Titans want rushing record for Johnson
The Olympian

Orlando's Johnson running towards history
Examiner.com

Titans coach Jeff Fisher seeks first victory vs. Seattle Seahawks
Memphis Commercial Appeal

January 2, 2010
Pirate Game Day

From Bonesville.net
-
O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 411
– 
ECU must limit big plays

-Bailey: Daily Bowl Report & Photo Blog No. 4
BVL Audio
: Skip Holtz Friday Press Conference

Liberty Bowl Weather Forecast
weather.com

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates, Blues and Barbecue - Day 5
-
Pair Of Pirates To Miss Liberty Bowl
-
Liberty Bowl Central

Pinkney hopes to add final touch to his ECU legacy
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU seniors look to go out with bowl win
-
Hudson heading to FSU; two players suspended
-
Holtz family balances life, football
-
What's your game prediction?

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Bowl special for ECU
-
Something to prove for the Pirates
-
Player to watch

From the Kinston Free Press
-
Pirates, Arkansas square off today
-
ECU’s Mattocks pleased with career
-
Holtz suspends two for bowl

From the Washington Daily News
-
Pirates in pursuit of Liberty
-
Pair of Pirates to miss bowl game

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Razorbacks, Pirates have no shortage of motivation
-
AutoZone Liberty Bowl story lines
-
How to avoid Liberty Bowl traffic snarls
-
Let the game begin

Razorbacks set to face Pirates in Liberty Bowl
Baxter Bulletin

From the Arkansas News
-
Petrino- Suspended Players Knew Consequences
-
Razorbacks Ready To Start New Bowl Trend
-
Holtz and the Do Right rule

From the Greensboro News-Record (AP)
-
ECU needs to stop Mallett for bowl win
-
College football- ECU suspends Williams, Paulk for today's game

A Bad Week for Pirates- East Carolina's Sour Over Sweets, Leach Fires Back
SportingNews.com (blog)

From the ESPN (blogs)
-
AutoZone Liberty Bowl preview (Watson)
-
AutoZone Liberty Bowl preview (Low)
-
ECU suspends two for Liberty Bowl

Pinkney ready to wrap up lengthy career
Hampton Roads Daily Press (AP)

Liberty Bowl- Pinkney Brings Plenty of Experience For Pirates
ArkansasSports360.com (AP)

Pressure on Hogs as favorites
al.com (AP)

Reasons to Hate- East Carolina
Arkansas Expats (blog)

From NWAOnline
-
Hogs' Trips Carry Receiving Load
-
LIBERTY BOWL
-
Petrino out to end postseason frustrations
-
LIBERTY BOWL ARKANSAS VS. EAST CAROLINA- Razorbacks ready to roll in bowl

SEC FOOTBALL- Hogs hope to reverse ugly bowl trend
Jackson Sun

Liberty Bowl Eve- Petrino hurt by suspensions, a WholeHogCast and more
The Slophouse (blog)

Liberty Bowl- Petrino Wants Razorbacks Walking In Memphis
ArkansasSports360.com

Liberty Bowl Preview- Can Arkansas Reverse Their Recent Bowl Fortunes?
Bleacher Report

Liberty Bowl preview
Austin American-Statesman

Bowl Preview Capsules
The Spread

Liberty Bowl Betting – Arkansas Razorback vs. East Carolina Pirates
BetUs.com

Arkansas vs East Carolina 2010 Liberty Bowl Betting Odds
Sports-Odds.com

Seattle aims to keep Johnson from 2000
Daily Press

January 1, 2010
New Years Day
Circumcision of Christ (Christian)
New Year's Dishonor List
St. Basil's Day (E. Orthodox)
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Roman Catholic)
Z Day

From Bonesville.net
-
Bailey: Daily Bowl Report & Photo Blog No. 3
-BVL
: Skirmish among Pirates; Three Hogs booted
BVL Audio
: Skip Holtz Thursday Press Conference

Return of Saberslasher
Bruce Satterfield

THP Re-routes Traffic Following Rock Slide on I-40 in North Carolina
www.state.tn.us

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates, Blues and Barbecue - Day 4
-
Pirates Embark On Annual Training Trip

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Banquet honors players taking part in Liberty Bowl
-
Holtz says Pirates loose, focused in Memphis

ECU’s Williams in hot water after fight with teammate
New Bern Sun Journal

Delicious- Liberty Bowl players get in fight over dessert
Knoxville News Sentinel

ECU Players Disrupt Awards Banquet With Dispute
witntv.com

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Liberty Bowl coaches deal with discipline
-
ECU's Campbell counts blessings

ECU kicker hopes to go out on top
Kinston Free Press

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
East Carolina revels as repeaters
-
Liberty Bowl notebook- This takes the cake
-
Arkansas' Ryan Mallett can get a bit too excited

East Carolina QB Patrick Pinkney wrapping up 6-year stint with Pirates
WHNT (AP)

From NWAOnline
-
LIBERTY BOWL ARKANSAS VS. EAST CAROLINA- Bowl frequency eclipses expertise
-
Liberty Bowl report

Lindsay perseveres to lead Pirates' attack
Charlotte Observer

Three Hogs Suspended For Bowl
Fort Smith Times Record

Defense gutted by suspensions
Arkansas Online

Mallett's Mind on Liberty Bowl, Not Future
Arkansas
News

 

January 31, 2010

From the Tulsa World
-
Star search- Which areas produce the most college football players?
-
Star search- Why the South is king
-
Star search- Where are conference players coming from?

South can't catch LeFevour in cold Senior Bowl
Mobile Press Register

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Hot Canes top Blackhawks on icy night
-
Davis, O'Brien nab recruits from home state
-
Hail to the Hoyas

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Wallace to former team- King me
-
Peppers says he could be playing anywhere in 2010

UNCW loses to Towson in Lee's debut
Wilmington Star-News

Record's first 100 days as UNCG's AD are eventful
Greensboro News Record

Phones of high-profile football recruits are ringing off hooks
Fayetteville Observer

Almost decision time
Spartanburg Herald -Journal

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Who's going where- Get your recruiting news on our National Signing Day page
-
Virginia, Virginia Tech going in opposite directions

N.C. resident has attended every Daytona 500
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

January 30, 2010

USF withdraws offer to Carnes
Tampa Triune

South Florida withdraws offer for scholarship to 'Canes' Carnes
  RECRUITING: The move leaves Manatee High coach Joe Kinnan fuming..."I've lost a lot of respect for the South Florida program,"
Sarasota Herald Tribune

UNCW assistant given reins as wild season takes another turn
Wilmington Star News

SHAPING UP- New ULM strength coach Grieco prepares players for season
Monroe News Star

College Football Coaching Changes- True Believers or Carpetbaggers?
Bleacher Report

As Big Ten Studies Expansion, Others Brace for Ripple Effects
New York Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke playing for a top NCAA seed
-
Tebow will start at quarterback in Senior Bowl today
-
Pack, Heels land running backs
-
Hurricanes at a crucial junction

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats' Jackson muffles his old team
-
Beason makes Pro Bowl after all
-
Heels grab coaching carousel victims

Close shaves common for Tech
Roanoke Times

USC tries to turn focus to Georgia
Greenville (SC) News

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Offensive coordinator Bill Lazor to favor a physical, pro-style attack at U.Va.
-
NFL's Mexican fan base is rapidly growing, but will the country ever get a team?
-
Warner ends his stirring career

January 29, 2010

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
UNCW fires its men's basketball coach
-
Players, assistants meet in Trask
-
Hofstra embarrasses Seahawks 93-54

What if NFL Pro Bowlers returned to college?
Birmingham News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
It's Mexico vs. Iceland ... in Charlotte
-
Wallace becomes first Bobcats All-Star
-
Gameday- Bobcats at Warriors, 10-30 p.m.
-
Stephen Curry- The son also rises
-
Wildcats let loose after slow start

Seminoles' scoring meets Duke's defense
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Virginia Tech rallies past Virginia 76-71 in overtime
-
Virginia hires Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator

ODU men defeat Georgia State 56-40
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
Clemson's Kyle Parker keeps sports in perspective
-
USC looks to cash in with recruits after historic victory

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Hurricanes storm past Islanders
-
Coach K doesn't rise to the bait
-
ESPN will televise Tar Heels spring game

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Merrifield intent on leading USC back to Omaha
-
Live recruiting Q&A- 11 a.m. today

WVU baseball begins practice
T
imes-West Virginian

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Defenseless- Georgia Tech's hot shooting does in Wake Forest
-
ASU ties for lead in division

USF Bulls football coach Skip Holtz's persistence may land QB recruit
Tampabay.com

January 28, 2010

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Another huge win for 49ers' resume
  Charlotte shocks No. 15 Temple, 74-64 and moves into first-place tie in the A-10.
-
When 49ers needed big shot, Green was there
-
Would Tebow be right fit for Panthers?
-
Peppers named to all-decade team
-
Fox, Panthers staff don’t break silence while evaluating talent
-
NFL heads toward labor showdown

TD Ameritrade's Moglia Eyes College Football Coaching
  So far he has interviewed, without success, with the University of Massachusetts and has done informational interviews with Duke, Northwestern, East Carolina and Colgate.
FINS

Duke holds off Florida State with late run
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Hokies, Cavaliers seek loftier ACC relevance as state rivalry resumes
-
Handicapping the 12 ACC basketball teams' NCAA chances

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacons to face rugged Jackets
-
College-Basketball Notebook- N.C. State's Lowe says he misses Reynolds Coliseum

Live recruiting Q&A- 11 a.m. Friday
Columbia (SC) State

January 27, 2010

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Win for the ages- USC beats Kentucky
-
Morris- Downey stamps his name in USC history
-
BC deals Clemson its third-straight loss

Boston College tops slumping Clemson
Anderson Independent

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Heels put away N.C. State
-
Florida State at No. 8 Duke
-
Jokinen runs under radar

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Tar Heels blitz Wolfpack to snap skid
-
Blue Devils, Seminoles strong on defense

ULM hires new strength and conditioning coach with ties to Berry, UNLV
Monroe (LA) News Star

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats defense stops Suns
-
Panthers receivers coach will have a hands-on style
-
49ers earn spot in the big time

Meeting Mike London, part 1 of 2
University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

Vick's NFL future may hinge on steroid story fading away
Hampton Roads Daily Press

January 26, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Tar Heels, Pack struggle with inconsistency
-
New feel to rivalry for Pack, Heels
-Defensive end picks Tar Heels

UNC-CH adjusting to its new reality
Fayetteville Observer

7 weeks on job, London still running at UVa
Roanoke Times

Kay Yow: Remembering a legend
Durham Herald-Sun

Super Bowl XLIV preview- Saints vs. Colts
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Spartanburg's Davis recalls the Super Bowl experience
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

FSU- Stoops to be FSU's top-paid assistant
Greenville (SC) News

Florida State gives football assistants contracts with more security
Tampabay.com

Extension will keep Wilder coaching ODU through 2014
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Bobcats fade in 2nd half, fall to Nuggets
-
Why State fans would rather beat UNCCH than Duke?
-
Tar Heels drop out of Top 25
-
49ers face unexpectedly tough foe in Owls

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Big game in more ways than one
-
Men's pregame- USC vs. Kentucky
-
Stitt decides to give sprained foot a rest
-
Men's pregame- Clemson vs. Boston College
-
Western Carolina tops College of Charleston
-
Drama has little ill effect on Meyer, UF
-
CBS urged to scrap Super Bowl ad with Tebow, mom

A Win for Coach- WSSU tops rival N.C. A&T 59-57
Winston Salem Journal

January 25, 2010

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
New Orleans Saints win NFC championship, advance to Super Bowl XLIV
-
Brett Favre's played marred by New Orleans Saints' late interception
-
New Orleans Saints defense steals victory from Minnesota Vikings
New Orleans Saints video- Garrett Hartley on his game-winning kick
New Orleans Saints video- Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre on his future

From the Indianapolis Star
-
Colts book return trip to Miami
-
Loss of key players hinders Jet's effort
-
Archie Manning pulling for Colts
-
Colts outrun NFL's top rushing attack

Urban Meyer still leads crop of Florida's in-state coaching talent
Orlando Sentinel

Hurricanes cage Bruins
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats prep for rough road trip
-
Tar Heels' To-Do list- Just Win

Sports Talk- A fair way to settle 'SC' battle
Columbia (SC) State

January 24, 2010

Blue Devils grind down Tigers in ugly showcase defeat
Anderson Independent

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Devils tame Tigers
-
Duke's 'D' returns with a vengeance
-
Defense key to Deacs' victory
-
Yow's final recruit is her kind of player
-
ACC still trails SEC in football recruiting
-
Flyers sweep Canes

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Magic's big man sucks air from Bobcats
-
Wilderness gives Charlotte 49ers a tight road victory

USC AD has whipped department into shape
Columbia (SC) State

Gaffney's Rice, Vikings one win away from Super Bowl
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
Greensboro officials give Spokane a look
-
Recent cold spell hastens circle of life off our shores

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
A lucky bounce and fortunate whistle go Virginia Tech's way
-
ODU hangs on at sold-out Kaplan Arena

January 23, 2010

Clemson ready for ESPN showcase, crucial showdown with No.7 Duke
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers hope spotlight hits another big win
-
Carolina loses another receiver

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke takes no charity at stripe
-
A legitimate big win for Wolfpack
-
Hurricanes gaining that 'killer' instinct

Deacs know Cavaliers are good
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Charlotte Bobcats toss away chances for a win
-
49ers winning inside out

January 22, 2010

Tech announces terms of Foster's deal
Lynchburg News and Advance

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Wall made pick with NBA plan
-
Heels stuck in reverse
-
Pack finally puts it all together
-
Rare occasions for UNCCH, Duke
-
Canes whip Thrashers

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats thrive as the Jackson-led 5
-
Checkers might be Canes' AHL affiliate
-
Panthers hire a new receivers coach

ESPN to tape Gameday at Clemson
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
The Tiger's 2010 class is just peachy due to an increased emphasis on a neighbor to the south
-
Better heart testing needed

January 21, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Amato has cancer
-
Wolfpack crushes seventh-ranked Duke
-
Deacons dominate Tar Heels
-
Deacs outwork struggling Heels
-
Staal replaces Brind'Amour as Canes captain

Deacs extend Tar Heels' woes
Greensboro News-Record

Deacons putting it together; Heels scratch heads
Winston Salem Journal

LU extends Rocco's contract through 2014
  Rocco wanted to put an end to the speculation that he was on the short list of candidates for the open East Carolina head coach position.
Lynchburg News and Advance

Saints' punter booms them like Guy
  Can't imagine why East Carolina would not have at least contacted ex-Southern Miss coach Jeff Bower, who owned the Pirates beating them 12 of 17 times
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

'Great situation' just kept getting better
  "I could have stayed in Greenville the rest of my career and been extremely happy," Holtz said. "It wasn't a matter of saying no to East Carolina as much as I wanted to say yes to the University of South Florida."
Tampa Triune

Fisher has recruits turning to Seminoles
The News-Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats now 9-1 in January, make Beasley eat words
-
49ers bite Spiders' for big road win

Gamecocks' logo appeal rejected by federal panel
  USC-East loses to USC-West in federal appeals court
Columbia (SC) State

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Patient London could have eye on Falcons assistant as U.Va. offensive coordinator
-
Tribe outpaced
-
Cavaliers' early success comes with qualifiers
-
Weak non-conference basketball schedule hurts Virginia Tech

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Steele says it's a special time at Clemson
-
UF- Gators fire radio network coordinator Babik after arrest
-
Rebels wear down USC

Seahawks squander second-half lead, drop fifth in a row
Wilmington Star-News

January 20, 2010

Hearing Wednesday in Leach suit against Texas Tech
  Leach's agent attempted to set up interviews at USC, Tennessee, East Carolina and University of South Florida. With allegations hanging over his head, "They won't touch him.''
CNN Sports Illustrated (AP)

Kids don't need degrees to learn loyalty overrated
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Sports take- Coaches display class with committment to schools
Baylor University The Lariat Online

Vols fan wants waste treatment plant renamed after Lane Kiffin
Orlando Sentinel

Snyder glad for opportunity to coach at South Florida
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels coming up short
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N.C. State's sure shot

From the Charlotte Observer
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49ers newcomers lean on each other
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Heels big men must play bigger against Deacons

January 19, 2010

Coaching turntable needs to be curbed
Columbia (SC) State

UNCW men's basketball team comes up just short at Virginia
Wilmington Star-News

Cavaliers avoid home-court stumble against UNC-Wilmington
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke's Singler probable for NCSU game
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More injuries for Tar Heels
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Canes falter again

From the Charlotte Observer
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For Blue Devil & Tar Heel fans, a rivalry like no other
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Bobcats win franchise milestone the hard way
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Panthers' receivers coach is retiring
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49ers lose Coleman for rest of the season

Malzahn- 'I love Auburn'
The Decatur Daily

If not Jeffcoat, what about Ruffin McNeill? Or Jim Leavitt?
NewsOK.com (blog)

Will Notre Dame Ultimately Cost The Big East Their BCS Bowl Bid?
Bleacher Report

Young ready to carry heavy load for Tigers in crucial ACC road test at Tech
Anderson Independent

January 18, 2010

Holtz starts shaping staff
  East Carolina defensive line/special-teams coach Vernon Hargreaves is expected to join Holtz's staff, and co-offensive coordinator Todd Fitch is considered a candidate to replace offensive coordinator Canales.
Tampa Tribune

One-on-one with Lou Holtz
Orlando Sentinel

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Duke kicks out trio of football players after gun incident
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Unlikely hero carries Duke past Wake

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke players face gun charges
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Duke outmuscles Wake Forest

Old-school coaching causes headaches in today's game
  College coaches are finding that today’s game doesn’t always mesh with yesteryear’s style
Houston Chronicle

Saints see big challenge against Vikings
New Orleans Times Picayune

Former Clemson defensive end Gaines Adams dead at 26
Anderson Independent

Clemson's standout shortstop, team's CWS trips make for a successful 10 years
Columbia (SC) State

49ers go inside to beat Saint Louis in OT
Charlotte Observer

All-state back from Phoebus among 4 players who commit to ODU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

January 17, 2010

College football coaching shenanigans in the past month have been amazing
Hampton Roads Daily Press

WVU can't dig out of deep hole
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Georgia Tech upsets Tar Heels
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Vince Dooley’s game plan- ‘I might subtly wear orange’

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Missed opportunities
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Canes fast running out of time

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats dismantle Suns for 7th straight home win
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Still missing Bobby Phills
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Wolfpack comeback falls short, twice

Tigers show their grit with tough win at N.C. State
Anderson Independent

Coaching changes can create stress for college recruits
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Elliott brings passion, roots to USC job
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Vandy's quick work sinks USC

From the Roanoke Times
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Cavaliers continue red-hot streak
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Misery in Tallahassee for Tech

Appalachian rallies for win over UNCG
Winston Salem Journal

UNCW men's basketball team loses third in a row by double digits
Wilmington Star News

Tuberville hires MTSU's Franklin's guys to run Leach's offense
Lexington Herald Leader

January 16, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Cutcliffe stays put
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Cutcliffe is a coaching exception

Cutcliffe picks "loyalty" over the Vols
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Knoxville News-Sentinel
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Tennessee hires Dooley
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A gamble worth taking for Tennessee football
-Dooley's focus on UT's future

Vols fans should like what they see in Derek Dooley
Memphis Commercial Appeal

So who IS Skip Holtz?
Tampa Tribune

He didn't get here on his own
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Boisterous beginning
Tampabay.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats swarm to the occasion vs. Spurs
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49ers, Billikens no pushovers
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49ers second in A10 preseason baseball poll

Clemson tries to extend success against Wolfpack
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers hope to snap Top-25 victory jinx
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Men's pregame- Gamecocks vs. Commodores
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Groh heading to Georgia Tech to run defense
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Derek Dooley- Can't ask for more than Tennessee

Groh, Grantham land new jobs
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Coaches with Virginia ties find themselves in demand
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Nevermore- Will the Ravens ever beat the Colts?

January 15, 2010

UT expected to hire Cutcliffe
Knoxville News-Sentinel

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Cutcliffe set to leave for Tennessee
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David Cutcliffe's career at Duke

Cutcliffe reports abound
Durham Herald-Sun

Reports say Vols want Cutcliffe
The Tennessean

Wake me when the Cutcliffe era is over
Memphis Commercial Appeal

It's time for coaching musical chairs
al.com

From the Tampa Tribune
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Hiring of Holtz sets a new tone for USF
-Holtz signs USF contract
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It's official- Holtz is new USF football coach
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Skip Holtz to lead Bulls forward
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Miller says he covered up Leavitt incident

Breaking news- Skip Holtz accepts job at USF
Orlando Sentinel

From TampaBay.com
-East Carolina's Skip Holtz is USF's new football coach
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With Skip Holtz on board, USF hopes to recruit a bright future

From the Orlando Sentinel
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With Skip Holtz hired, USF's recruiting turbulence should start to smooth out
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How does Skip Holtz to USF affect Florida State?

From USA Today
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Big-time college athletics- Are they worth the big-time costs?
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Texas Tech defensive coordinator McNeill gets fired by Tuberville

Boise State coach upsets Saban, wins Bryant Award
Houston Chronicle

Analyzing the New Head Coaches ... 2010
College Football News

WVU due first check from Rich Rodriguez
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charlotte Observer
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These Bobcats are getting hard to ignore
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Panthers' special teams coach let go
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NBC plans 835 hours of Winter Olympic coverage

NCAA panel wants to restrict hiring
Philadelphia Daily News

Hunter building Western Carolina from rocky past
Greensboro News Record

January 14, 2010

From the Tampa Tribune
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Speculation rampant on USF job
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No decision made after Leavitt reinstatement hearing

UT athletic director hopes to have Kiffin's replacement named by end of weekend
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Vols hoping to fill job soon
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Hot Tigers dismantle Tar Heels
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Devils race past Eagles
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Vols recruit commits to UNC-CH
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NCHSAA getting feedback on costs

Tigers thump Tar Heels
Anderson Independent

Trouble from the start
  Tar Heel bus hit by car on its way to a shootaround.
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
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The secret's out- Tar Heels exposed
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Xavier keeps 49ers at arm's length in A-10

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers run over Tar Heels
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Downey delivers again
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Kiffin 'era' marked by big talk, few wins

2010 Big East football, anyone?
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Roanoke Times
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Cavaliers stay hot by cooling Jackets
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Hokies gain eye-popping win

Early enrollees could provide a boost heading into Tech's spring drills
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Duke football season wrapup
Fayetteville Observer

January 13, 2010

From the Knoxville News Sentinel
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Lane change
  Kiffin stuns UT by taking USC job
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Sources say Orgeron telling UT enrollees not to go to class
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Students, players angered over Kiffin's departure

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tennessee football coach Lane Kiffin leaving for USC job
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Was Lane Kiffin's surprise move treachery or just business?

From the Tampa Tribune
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Leavitt fiasco may cast shadow over new USF coach
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Magee speaks to USF; Holtz may be in mix
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Reality check- Join the Leavitt soap opera, already in progress
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Sorry, USF fans, but Dungy isn't going to coach the Bulls

Leavitt wants to be reinstated to job at South Florida
USA Today

Fired South Florida Coach Fights Back
New York Times (AP)

From ESPN (blogs)
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Leavitt vows to fight, says he wants job back
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Lawsuits next at South Florida?

Report- UM coordinator Calvin Magee meets with South Florida
Detroit News

Tigers take another crack at ending a UNC-CH streak
Greenville (SC) News

Tigers squarely focused on ending Tar Heels’ series domination
Anderson Independent

Aaron Coombs helps John Fields learn to play like a pro
Wilmington Star News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jackson's franchise best 43 points carry Bobcats
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Bobcats playing, thinking right way
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App. State football to visit Florida in 2010
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Four UNCCH football players enroll early
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SoCon teams pulling off major upsets

Another OT victory- Smith's basket lifts Deacons by Terps in ACC thriller 85-83
Winston Salem Journal

Deacons' win well worth the wait
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes make it three straight
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Pack stops Noles
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ACC's band of brothers
-Kentucky's Wall has it covered
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Rivers super hungry for championship

UNC-CH football players coming and going
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Geathers appears set to leave USC for NFL
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Men's pregame- USC vs Tigers

Wake Forest football season wrapup
Fayetteville Observer

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Incoming U.Va. president boost for its athletics
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Is former Virginia coach Al Groh the next man up in Miami?

January 12, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC campaign looks wide open for now
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Stars don't always predict the future
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Pack plays giveaway at charity stripe
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Five players leaving UNC-CH football program
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McCauley gets Hall of Fame call at last
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Former Amato aides have good years
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Canes' Tlusty getting a second shot

From the Charlotte Observer
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3 guesses on future of Fox, Peppers, Delhomme
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Diligence pays off for Bobcats' Murray

Teel Time- Georgia Tech defections make Virginia Tech 2010 ACC favorite
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Five Coaches I'd Love to See Succeed Steve Spurrier as a South Carolina Gamecock
Bleacher Report

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Next year's top 25- Bama 1, USC in the mix
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Time right for state's first college bowl game

Clemson basketball gears up for UNC-CH
Greenville (SC) News

From the Greensboro News-Record
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UNCG loses legs, game to the Mocs
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WR from Hofstra transfers to Elon

McCauley, Donnan join another Hall of Fame
Durham Herald Sun

January 11, 2010

From the Charlotte Observer
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Report- Fox can void final year of contract
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Cardinals round out playoff field with OT win
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Rice leads Ravens run game to 33-14 win over Pats
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Has McNabb played last game in Philly?
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Report- Carroll resigns at USC to take Seattle job
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Dubois- Support for UNCC football 'tremendous'
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Q&A with DuBois
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5 wishes for ACC football

QB Warner as good as he has ever been
New Orleans Times Picayune

No. 16 Tennessee picks off No. 1 Kansas, 76-68
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels bounce back to beat Hokies
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Canes snub Senators

Second half unkind to Hokies
Roanoke Times

Signs point to a Clemson breakthrough against mighty Tar Heels
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Bouknight, Smoak bookend All-Decade Baseball team
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Commentary- Not wise to mess with BCS success
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USC hopes recruiting class will beef up front line, running game
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Holmes' expulsion proves Horn puts the program - and the player - first for Gamecocks

USF fans ready to turn page
Ft Myers News-Press

Louisville football head coach Charlie Strong lands another top commitment
  He also had offers from Central Florida, Syracuse, East Carolina and Duke.
Louisville Courier-Journal

January 10, 2010

USF Bulls hire top 'headhunter' in search for new football coach
Tampabay.com

From the Tampa Tribune
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USF expected to move swiftly in hiring coach
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USF's Woolard must be bold with coaching choice

Texas Tech makes it official- Tuberville is in as Red Raiders' new coach
Birmingham News

Welcome to Tuberville
lubbockonline.com

College football season wrapup
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Blue Devils stumble on the road again
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Pack lets one slip away
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He's kept track of the Wolfpack
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UNCCH freshmen struggling
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Ward finds comfort zone

One Cold Night
Winston Salem Journal

UVa gets victory in ACC opener
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Wallace tips in Bobcats' winner at buzzer
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Huge day for hoops
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49ers pull one out against the Bonnies
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Willis picks Tennessee Vols over Tar Heels

Despite woes at the line, Monarchs handle Hofstra
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UNCG finally gets victory at home
Greensboro News-Record

Tigers’ bounce-back win a good sign for key ACC stretch
Anderson Independent

Seahawks have another frustrating day against George Mason
Wilmington Star-News

January 9, 2010

From the Tampa Tribune
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USF fires Leavitt after concluding coach did hit player
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'Most powerful man' has left the building
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Franks takes over as USF coach, but for how long?
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Who's next? Many options
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Ripples in the football program just beginning to be felt

From ESPN
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Could Navy start 2010 ranked?
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ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel breaks down five things to watch for in 2010

The Bowl Cup- Ranking the Conferences' 2009-10 Bowl Performance
Bleacher Report

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Around Campus: Picking up the reins, picking up the pieces at NCSU
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Gonzalez gets the point at State
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Tar Heels face big task vs. Huskies
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Canes get win over Avs

Hokies reign again as ACC's top-ranked team
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tech's Worilds decides to enter draft
Roanoke Times

Clemson looking for better flow against BC
Anderson Independent

New home for UNCG's basketball team comes with pluses, minuses
Greensboro News-Record

Calling it even- CAA parity increases Seahawks' hopes
Wilmington Star-News

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Monarchs protect court with fervor
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NFC wildcard game break down
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AFC wildcard game break down

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers schedule is 26th toughest
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Panthers 2010 opponents
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ASU has basketball Buzz again
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49ers get to A-10 schedule
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Even in his absence, Curry effect lingers
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Tide's title is undisputed, not without mystery

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tennessee dismisses Tyler Smith following arrest
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Florida hires defensive coordinator
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Alabama to display BCS trophy at 2 Walmarts

Public reaction in DC to Gilbert Arenas- Seriously stupid move
Washington Post

January 8, 2010

Rampants biggest backer hits his 1,000th basketball game
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Mobile Press Register
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Alabama tops Texas to win the national championship
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Press-Register Sound Off- BCS system worthless, and there is no real national champ

From the Houston Chronicle
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For Texas, a painful ending in national title game
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Longhorns fought like champs even if they aren't
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McCoy never got the chance he deserved
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UT, Alabama faithful soak in scene at Rose Bowl

Notre Dame's Brey opens up about Big Ten
Times-West Virginian

Broncos snubbed- BSU No. 4 in final polls
Idaho Press-Tribune

Reports- Mallett Expected to Return to Arkansas
Arkansas News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Brown rips Bobcats' shot selection in loss to Knicks
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Peppers waiting to hear from Panthers
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QB coach Scherer interviews for Virginia job

Canes fall to Predators
Raleigh News & Observer

TV ratings dip for Papajohns.com Bowl
Birmingham News

ACC wraps another discouraging season
Hampton Roads Daily Press

January 7, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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What could have been?
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Wolfpack bounces back from tough loss
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Duke guard Scheyer dominates ISU
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Canes' Pitkanen leads NHL in minutes
-
Storied teams vie for title

From the Charlotte Observer
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SEC's reign on line in BCS final
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No. 16 Tennessee holds off 49ers' comeback
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Independence coach Knotts leaving for S.C. job

Troy falls in 2 overtimes in GMAC Bowl
Birmingham News (AP)

App State's Moore wins award from Liberty Mutual
Greensboro News-Record

Fisher enthused about his coaching staff
Tallahassee.com

Why Duke's football team should have been in contention for the national title
The Independent Weekly

January 6, 2010

Shanahan, Redskins agree
Washington Post

Reports- Shanahan agrees to coach Redskins
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Jackets' Orange Bowl sours
Atlanta Journal Constitution

NC State's Baker to forgo last year of eligibility
Fayetteville Observer

Baker makes the jump, now let's see how he lands
Greensboro News-Record

Confidence builds for Hokie football program
Roanoke Times

Q&A with new Virginia assistant Chip West
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Botkin fired at Arkansas
Baxter Bulletin

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers- The Season In Review
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Fowler- Fox faces make-or-break season
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Report links Fox to Browns' job
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Panthers sign 4
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Coach Fox- 'I see myself being back'
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Bobcats hold off Bulls, win 3rd straight
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Charlotte walking into the unknown

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Journey begins for ACC teams
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NCAA denies Noles
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Walker to miss 4 to 6 weeks

From the Winston Salem Journal
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No Freebies- Missed free throws have turned into an expensive problem for Smith, Deacons
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ASU's Peterson eyeing consistency

Gill announces full coaching staff
Lawrence Journal World

Athletes play for pride, but coaches cash in
Durham Herald-Sun

January 5, 2010

Cougars pull stunner
  Whether Monday's 82-79 overtime victory over No. 9 ranked Tar Heels is the biggest win in College of Charleston history is debatable. But there's no question it was the biggest win for the Cougars at Carolina First Arena.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Road woes continue for Tar Heels
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Canes staying upbeat
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Wolfpack fans experience painful loss
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UNCCH defense gets lift

From the Idaho Statesman
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Boise State tops TCU for Fiesta Bowl title
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Broncos turn the tables on TCU's top-ranked defense
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Murphy- Boise State Broncos are part of football's elite

From the Houston Chronicle
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TCU's perfect run ends with 17-10 loss to Boise State
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McNeill, Tech talk job; Arizona's Dykes also interested

McNeill may get shot to coach Texas Tech
  McNeill is a native of Lumberton and a former assistant coach at Appalachian State and East Carolina.
Winston Salem Journal

Arkansas live mascot Tusk II dies
NWAOnline

From the Arkansas News
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8-5 Sounds Better
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Petrino Dismisses Botkin

In the News- Tennessee AD say there will be zero-tolerance for guns
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Rich Brooks era ends
Lexington Herald-Leader

Alabama carrying SEC banner into BCS Championship Game
Birmingham News

Zorn out as Redskins focus on Shanahan
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Peppers, Panthers ponder options
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Johnsons' team expected to grow
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Jackson, Murray add needed strut to Bobcats
-
Fiancee- Henry jumped, didn't fall

Fields' tip-in lifts Seahawks past Tribe, 62-61
Wilmington Star-News

Five questions facing the 2010 Gamecocks
Columbia (SC) State

January 4, 2010

TCU, Boise State shoot for recognition in Fiesta Bowl
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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State loses at buzzer
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Blue Devils tame Tigers
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Cremins couldn't just walk away
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No. 9 UNC-CH at College of Charleston
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UNCCH's Austin says he's staying

Ice-cold Tigers fall hard in ACC opener at Duke
Anderson Independent

Willed to Victory- Smith rescues Deacs in 20T thriller with 28
Winston Salem Journal

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Emotional win in double OT for Deacs
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UNCG ready for SoCon season

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Chargers rally past Redskins 23-20 in Zorn's finale
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Zorn's long, sad vigil finally comes to an end
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Source tells AP- Redskins will fire Zorn on Monday

Goodell opposes resting starters
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers end season on high note; now what?
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Does Fox want to coach Panthers?
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Jackson's 'love,' Murray's 3-pointer stun Cavs

SEC hasn't lost its swagger
Mobile Press Register

Steve Spurrier deserves better fate than South Carolina can deliver
Birmingham News

Spurrier hires Appalachian State's Elliott at USC
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Bowl is a step back, but hope remains
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Spurrier- Trouble starts up front

January 3, 2010

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks put on sloppy performance
-Spurrier- 'I'm embarrassed' by loss

Dixon, UConn embarrass USC in Papajohns.com Bowl, 20-7
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Birmingham News
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Andre Dixon runs UConn past South Carolina in Papajohns.com Bowl
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Best and worst of Papajohns.com Bowl IV

These 2010 predictions are all but sure winners
Long Beach Press-Telegram

With conferences prospering under the current bowl system, no major changes are expected in college postseason in the near future
New Orleans Times Picayune

Florida State's Jimbo Fisher is ready to start new era
Miami Herald

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke may be team to beat in ACC
-
Whitney gets the winner

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jackson, Augustin lead Bobcats to rare road win
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Gameday- The motivational edge goes to ...?
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Saints' Brees won't play vs. Panthers
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Off-season options loom for Panthers
-
49ers' rally falls short vs. Ga. Tech

UNCW men's basketball team mocked by fans as VCU rolls
Wilmington Star-News

January 2, 2010

Today's bowl games: 1/2/10
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Cincinnati overmatched by Florida in Sugar Bowl defeat
Cincinnati Enquirer

Air taken out of Bearcats early
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
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Alamo Bowl- It's been a wild ride for Tech's McNeill
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Fired Tech coach Leach denies mistreating player

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Bowden bids football farewell with win
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Purdue ends Mountaineer men's undefeated start

U-G-L-Y, Mountaineers have no alibi
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Previewing today's bowl games
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Mike Leach says player's dad meddled
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Rivals John Calipari, Rick Pitino meet today

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gameday preview- USC vs. UConn
-
Spurrier Q&A- USC could 'go big' soon

In messy conditions, Penn State beats LSU 19-17 in Capital One Bowl
Orlando Sentinel

Tigers find strength in OT
Birmingham News

Canes aim for more scoring
Raleigh News & Observer

A-10 flexes its muscle with early scheduling
Charlotte Observer

Seahawks facing a tall order against VCU
Wilmington Star News

January 1, 2010

From the Houston Chronicle
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Navy runs past Missouri in Texas Bowl at Reliant
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Nice little showcase for nice little Navy team
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Tech chancellor confident school won't owe Leach money

From the Roanoke Times
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Hokies rip Vols, 37-14
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Va. Tech fans warm to shorter trip to Chick-fil-A Bowl

Ryan Williams' 2 TDs lead Virginia Tech past Tennessee
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Never too late
   Deacs escape Spiders in OT
Winston Salem Journal

Auburn, Northwestern expecting a fast-paced Outback Bowl
Birmingham News

After all these years, Bowden's never at a loss for words
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Blue Devils shake Quakers at Cameron
-
Pack finds zone
-
Rangers spoil Canes' party

UNCG's loss to N.C. State looks familiar
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers can make NFL history Sunday
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Panthers backfield looking for double dose of history
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Bobcats games still on SportSouth
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2010 NASCAR predictions
-
The 25th Anniversary All-Observer Team

Make coaching incentives fair
Columbia (SC)
State

Boston College holds off USC

 

January 31, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Well-Represented in 2010 Pro Bowl
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C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Jan. 30
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Jan. 30 Men's Basketball Recap

From the Birmingham News
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UAB drops a 74-65 decision to UTEP in double overtime
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UAB has a frosty night in Bartow Arena
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The expensive pursuit of elite athletes

UTEP tops UAB, grabs share of conference lead
El Paso Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Poor shooting dooms Memphis Tigers in road loss to SMU
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Replay- SMU 70, Tigers 60

SMU MEN 70, MEMPHIS 60
Dallas Morning News

Coleman puts on show in UH's win over Marshall
Houston Chronicle

Poor shooting, turnovers doom Herd
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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MU losing streak hits four
-
Rippon is working as defensive coordinator

From the Tulsa World
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No vacation for Golden Hurricane in Florida
-
Hurricane edges UCF, 55-50

UCF steps up its effort but falls 55-50 to Tulsa
Orlando Sentinel

Southern Miss stops Tulane
Hattiesburg American

Johnson-sparked Eagles gain altitude
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Green Wave's woes continue vs. USM
New Orleans Times Picayune

Green Wave look to continue winning ways in nationally-televised contest
NewOrleans.Com

January 30, 2010

Men's Basketball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

Reserves bolster USM frontcourt
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Golden Eagles look for road win at Tulane
Biloxi Sun Herald

UAB gives Cinderella storyline to Conference USA
American Chronicle

Each College Football Team's All-Time Best Player- C-USA Edition
Bleacher Report

From the Birmingham News
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Tim Tebow, Joe Webb- similar in style, different in opportunity
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Scarbinsky- UAB protects this house like no one in the Deep South
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Home sweet home for UAB
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Hard to keep a good man like Bartow down

UTEP men's basketball team playing for a share of first place vs. UAB
El Paso Times

From the Hattiesburg American
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Back in the swing of things
-
3 recruits set to visit USM this weekend
-
Golden Eagles' forward rotation taking shape

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Booker remains steady for Wave
-
TULANE VS. SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Marshall visits Houston
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If Kane could play, MU would be winning

Nation's top scorer awaits Herd at Houston
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Houston Chronicle
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Work ethic guides UH guard Coleman to scoring lead
-
Jackson Jeffcoat dream was fun while it lasted for UH

SMU point guard Derek Williams making up for lost time
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Will Coleman flexing his muscles after shaky start
-
Preview- Memphis Tigers at SMU Mustangs
-
University of Memphis must wait weeks to hear results of NCAA appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF basketball slump drives wedge between fans who love Speraw and those who want him replaced
-
Houston makes aggressive offseason moves to help his team compete for C-USA titles

From the Tulsa World
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Union's Thomas Roberson chooses TU over Oklahoma State
-
No vacation for Golden Hurricane in Florida
-No vacation for Golden Hurricane in Florida

January 29, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Jan. 28
-
Four C-USA Pitchers Named to NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
U of M appeals NCAA ruling today
-
East star chooses Alabama over Memphis

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Doc bringing in big recruits this weekend
-
Herd glass half-empty

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Tigers outlast Thundering Herd
-
Pressure wins may come with experience
-
Herd football has more visitors

Marshall coach has faith in Johnson
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Each Teams All Time Best Player; Conf USA Edition
Bleacher Report

From the Houston Chronicle
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Let's get to know UH's new defensive coordinator a little better
-
Work ethic guides UH guard Coleman to scoring lead

Eagles' work almost done
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

TU recruiting season takes crazy turns
Tulsa World

analyst Pete Gillen thinks Saturday's basketball game is a coin-flip
El Paso Times

January 28, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
Three C-USA Teams Ranked in Preseason Baseball America Poll
-
C-USA Announces Preseason Baseball Awards
-
Jan. 27 Men's Basketball Recap

Eric Bailey's C-USA Insider
American Chronicle

From the Birmingham News
-
In the big picture, UAB looks even better
-
Finding ways to win at UAB
-
UAB's alone in first place, and the Blazers belong

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers knock off Marshall, 75-72
-
Replay- Tigers 75, Marshall 72
-
University of Memphis to plead for leniency in NCAA appeal Friday

Close, but not yet, for this young Herd team
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Marshall locks up Donnie Jones through 2013-14 season
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Nice effort, but still waiting for a statement
-
Missed opportunity

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU gets quick start, rolls over Central Florida
-
Former SMU and Madison HS running back invited to NFL combine
-
Recruiting expert on TCU's improvement, SMU's quarterback future
-
Student who died at SMU was son of pro golfer Ken Green

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Knights Beat- Lake Mary DL Andrew Rice says he's excited to sign with UCF
  East Carolina has done a remarkable job of hanging onto its commitments despite a late coaching change.
-
SMU routs UCF, Speraw still short of record

UTEP Miners top Green Wave
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa's bid impressed C-USA's hierarchy
-
Q&A WITH C-USA COMMISSIONER BRITTON BANOWSKY
-Juco defensive end commits to Tulsa

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice Notebook- Owls ranked fifth by Baseball America
-
Rice's Rendon best in preseason C-USA baseball
-
Signing Day 2010, another commitment?
-
UH notebook- Kingsbury stays amid coaching jumble
-
SMU player suspended after arrest on rape charge

USM starts baseball practice Friday
Hattiesburg American

January 27, 2010

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's win over Tulsa marks the Blazers seventh consecutive win
-
The stat sheet doesn't tell full story of UAB's big win over Tulsa

UAB holds off TU, 65-55
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Marshall tougher than in years past
-
Memphis at Marshall preview
-
Tigers land Texas defensive end to restock line hit by graduation

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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'White-out' for Marshall-Memphis
-
Landon- Jones' new deal extends a good thing for Marshall
-
Holliday lands Carolina speedster

Herd's ready for the new-look Memphis
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Herd on the tail of the Tigers
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Tulane men's basketball team struggling to fill void of injured Kevin Sims
New Orleans
Times Picayune

UCF Basketball Preview- Knights at SMU
Orlando Sentinel

SMU football player arrested in rape case
Dallas Morning News

UH notebook- Kingsbury stays amid coaching jumble
Houston Chronicle

Conference USA Power Rankings-Week 3.
Examiner.com

2010 Look Ahead- C-USA East
College Fantasy Football Insider

CWS ride boost for Berry's team
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

January 26, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 25 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Weekly Awards

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB ranked 25th in Associated Press men's basketball Top 25
-
OK, UAB hoop fans, it's time to show your stuff

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa battles for first place
-
Tulsa prepares for C-USA tourneys

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
C-USA's bowl payday climbs, still trails BCS conferences
-
Tigers' Wesley Witherspoon starting to live up to potential

Pastner keeping up pace at Memphis
Lexington Herald Leader

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH hires ex-NFL assistant as defensive coordinator
-
UH hires Ole Miss assistant as volleyball coach
-
Report- Record money for non-BCS conferences

Non-BCS leagues get bigger bowl split
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF is the front-runner to win C-USA Eastern Division after offseason of change
-
Open Mike- UCF's AD says Kirk Speraw's salary is comparable to other league coaches

Holliday's recruitment game walks the walk
Huntington Herald Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd adds receiver from South Carolina
-
Whiteside honored again

Herd gets a Jazzy recruit
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UTEP men's basketball- Randy Culpepper quickly becoming one of Miners' all-time greats
El Paso Times

January 25, 2010

Around Conference USA- Basketball
USA Today

C-USA Women's Basketball Roundup_Jan. 24
conferenceusa.com

Holliday recruits adding up for Marshall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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MU men look to bounce back against Memphis on Wednesday
-
Recruits commit to Marshall

QB switches gears, picks Herd over Wake
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Memphis Tigers' win lifts morale just in time
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
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Expanding TU's reach
-
TU Recruiting Watch

January 24, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 23 Men's Basketball Recap
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Roundup

Lyman's Robinson set for Tulane
  He picked the Green Wave over offers from Central Michigan, East Carolina and Florida A&M.
Orlando Sentinel

From the Birmingham News
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Aaron Johnson takes his late-game heroics on the road
-
UAB beats Marshall 61-59

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Blazers burn the Herd
-
Tough loss puts Herd in dumps
-
Sullivan commits to Marshall
-
Athletics, academics draw prospects

Blazers slip past Herd in final seconds
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

UAB nips Marshall in foul-filled game
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UCF suffers worst home loss in school history, falling 96-59 to UTEP
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP men's basketball team wraps up road trip with 96-59 win at UCF
El Paso Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers knock off Houston, 92-77
-
Tigers' replay- Recap of Memphis' 92-77 victory over Houston

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH men falter in second half of 92-77 loss at Memphis
-
Rice falls to 0-6 in C-USA play with loss at Tulsa

An unhappy victory
Tulsa World

Doherty not satisfied with Mustangs' 82-68 win
Dallas Morning News

Alabama running back commits to USM
Hattiesburg American

January 23, 2010

From the Birmingham News
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C-USA haunted by the ghost of John Calipari
-
Mike Davis had a quiet confidence about his UAB team

Herd set to host UAB
Huntington Herald Dispatch

UAB has a penchant for comebacks
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Ex-Tiger Korn schedules visit to Marshall
Columbia (SC) State

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 22 Men's Basketball Notebook
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Weekend Outlook

SMU men open homestand vs. Houston Baptist
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pastner wants fight to the finish from team
-
Preview- Memphis Tigers vs. Houston Cougars
-
End of streak stings for Tigers, but goals require focus
-
Tigers pick up Southwind lineman Al Bonds
-
Two more commit to Tigers

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's Kirk Speraw one victory away from school's all-time win record
-
UCF Basketball Preview- Knights vs. UTEP

Miners Mania- UTEP men's basketball team turns focus to beating the UCF Knights
El Paso Times

TU on guard vs. Rice
Tulsa World

Tulane makes move
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 22, 2010

Tulane player dies in car wreck
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Herd set to fight for rule of C-USA
-
Huntington helping sell Marshall to top recruits

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Herd focus back on C-USA
-
Next group of prospects to visit

Houston Ready for ESPN2 Showdown at Memphis on Saturday
conferenceusa.com

End of streak stings for Tigers, but goals require focus
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Eagles to get visit from Perry Central star
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

January 21, 2010

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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UTEP snaps Memphis Tigers’ Conference USA winning streak at 64 games
-
Run's done- Conference streak ends one game shy of record 65
-
Geoff Calkins- Memphis Tigers fall one miracle short of history

Streak busters
El Paso Times

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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No. 11 WVU outlasts Marshall, 68-60
-
WVU wins Capital Classic
-
Herd lost, but not without a fight
-
Herd could not get over the hump
-
Florida linebacker commits to Herd

Rebounding, free throws the difference for WVU
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marcus Jordan hits career-high 23 points to lead UCF past Houston 78-71
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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Poor-shooting UH falls to Jordan-led UCF at home
-
Rice's losing streak continues with loss to SMU

Men's basketball- SMU 73, Rice 65
Dallas Morning News

UAB beats Southern Miss, 57-56
Birmingham News

Tulsa rallies to edge ORU in Mayor's Cup
Tulsa World

January 20, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Swimming and Diving Notebook 10
-
Jan. 19 Men's Basketball Notebook
-
Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week and Notebook
-
C-USA Uses Social Networking To Find Its "Tweetest Fan"

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Holliday gets another from WVU
-
Marshall gets next Top 25 test vs. WVU
-
Capital Classic ready to play
-
NFL lists Marshall among those in draft

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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A Classic matchup
-
For MU, it's more than bragging rights
-
Herd 'best since I've been here'
-
WVU on hot streak; Herd looks to adjust
-
Making the call on this midnight ball

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Blue streak- Consistency gives Tigers shot to break conference mark
-
Just 1 win- Pastner admits, 'It may never be duplicated'
-
Memphis Tigers will appeal NCAA penalties on Jan. 29
-
Along the drive to Tigers' 65
-
Memphis Tigers' victories during streak

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Miners aim to end Memphis' streak
-
UTEP Miners to play UNM, Arkansas, NMSU

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH notebook- Horton weighs defensive coordinator job
-
'Other' Coleman a major presence for Cougars

Golden Eagles look for scoring touch against Blazers' tough D
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

SMU basketball coach Matt Doherty expects Top 25 team
Dallas Morning News

From the Tulsa World
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The next level- TU partners with prep coach to improve offense
-
Persistence lands first choice
-
Malzahn likes TU's hire
-
Next year's ORU-Tulsa game likely to be ESPN game
-
Stokes set on playing Tulsa

January 19, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 18 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Weekly Awards and Notebook

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
WR prospect now picking Herd over WVU
-
Herd rebounded after last game vs. ranked opponent
-
Hand injury sidelines MU women's top scorer

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Sumlin's deal with UH about commitment
-
UH assistant coach Kingsbury receives promotion

Analysis- Tigers miss out on 2008 area stars
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
-
TU adds Morris to staff
-
Hurricane rolls

January 18, 2010

Around Conference USA - Basketball
USA Today

C-USA Women's Basketball Roundup_Jan. 17
conferenceusa.com

UH will announce $6.8 million contract for Sumlin
Houston Chronicle

Holliday has big weekend for Marshall recruiting
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Next up for Herd- No. 10 WVU
-
'Doc' cranks up in-state rivalry with new recruits
-
Herd gets 9 verbal commitments

Herd hoops entering fun stretch
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Next two foes will measure Tigers' strength
-
Shelby County Sheriff's deputy travels with Tigers on taxpayers' tab
-
University of Memphis football coach Larry Porter close to completing staff

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB adds two football commitments
-
More tidbits about UAB's comeback win over SMU
-
One more look at UAB's amazing comeback win over SMU
-
How did UAB come from 24 points down to beat SMU?
-
UAB is the C-USA leader in the women's basketball standings

From the Tulsa World
-
Graham- A head man with a recruiting plan
-
TU taking care of its business

UTEP men's basketball team bounces back with big C-USA victory vs. Southern Miss
El Paso Times

January 17, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
Men's Basketball Recap
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Roundup

SMU wastes 24-point lead, falls to UAB, 63-62
Dallas Morning News

UAB comes back for an improbable 63-62 win over SMU
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Marshall beats Tulane, 89-79
-
Crowd makes Cam electric

Hot-ticket Herd
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Marshall never trails in win against Tulane
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Green Wave Drop Hard Fought Game at Marshall, 89-79
  The Green Wave has the next eight days off without a game before hosting East Carolina on Sunday, Jan. 24
NewOrleans.Com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers defeat Rice, 80-68, for another C-USA win
-
Replay- Memphis 80, Rice 68

Rice's upset bid of C-USA power Memphis falls short
Houston Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Tulsa big man Jerome Jordan schools UCF Knights
-
Hitt gets new five-year contract at UCF

January 16, 2010

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH's Holgorsen leaving for job at Oklahoma State
-
Suddenly, Kevin Sumlin's plate is as full as Kirstie Alley's

Is UAB the most surprising men's basketball team in the country?
Birmingham News

Lutz heating up as Tulane arrives
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Spikes producing from the bench
-
Comeback win proved something about the Herd
-
C-USA standings

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane officials deny report of new football stadium
-
CHANGING OF THE GUARD

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tiger assistant Willis Wilson holds no grudge
-
Tiger preview vs. Rice

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP men's basketball team to host tough Southern Miss team
-
Former UTEP football star, Montwood graduate to coach linebackers at UTEP

PREVIEW- Southern Miss (10-6, 0-2) vs. UTEP (10-5, 1-1)
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Bassfield's Penn made his mind up early on
Hattiesburg American

January 15, 2010

Sumlin agrees to new contract to continue coaching UH
Houston Chronicle

Does having Skip Holtz at USF benefit UCF?
Orlando Sentinel

From the Birmingham News
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Jamarr Sanders finds a home at UAB
-
How to ruin the NCAA Tournament

Holliday bringing 18 prospects to Marshall
  Commitments from WVU will be among the crowd to visit Huntington
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Holliday tries to load Herd
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Holliday tabs Florida assistant as strength coach
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Change in philosophy- UTEP football team introduces new defensive coordinator
El Paso Times

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
-
Bassfield linebacker should bring speed, desire to table
-
Report- Robinson leaves for Texas Tech

Tigers reloading at quarterback
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Uzoh taking senior year by storm
El Paso Times

January 14, 2010

C-USA Breakdown- Trying to bust through
rivals.com

Can Joe Webb help his NFL draft status at the Senior Bowl?
Birmingham News

Around Conference USA - Men's Basketball
USA Today

Jan. 13 Men's Basketball Recap
ConferenceUSA.com

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Whiteside leads MU over UCF
-
Defensive coordinator might be Rippon
-
Marshall, Ohio State game moved to Thursday

Buckeyes move Herd game to Thursday
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Whiteside triple-double keys Herd
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Marshall swats away UCF
-
Houston and UTEP make moves to shore up defenses, keep up in C-USA

TU adds another win on the road
Tulsa World

SMU can't overcome early 16-0 disadvantage, falls to Tulsa
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH quarterback Keenum will return for senior season
-
UH men bounce back with 75-65 win over UTEP
-
Rice notebook- Owls begin search for athletic director
-
Tulane sends Rice to 0-3 record in Conference USA

Coming up short- UTEP Miners suffer loss to Cougars in C-USA game
El Paso Times

Kris Richard helps Tulane offense get into flow against Rice
New Orleans Times Picayune

Eustachy talks about cost of Div. 1 opponents
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Florida prep QB gets jump at U of M
Memphis Commercial Appeal

January 13, 2010

Jan. 12 Men's Basketball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

SMU president- NCAA must rein in sports spending
Dallas Morning News

Eagles beat up on Roadrunners
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Pena has home crowd as Herd battles Knights
-
Marshall AD Hamrick has big hopes for big games

Surging Herd takes on UCF
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Jones suspends Pitts for one game
-
Landon- Marshall blunders in reaching for NFL
-
Darius leaving Marshall

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH NOTEBOOK Hofheinz could be half-empty for UTEP
-
Washington easing into UH rotation as UTEP awaits

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Miners at Houston for C-USA showdown
-
UTEP Miners reportedly fire coordinator Osia Lewis

From the Tulsa World
-
Power Rankings
-
C-USA INSIDER Eric Bailey's
-
Game Of The Week
-
Uzoh taking senior year by storm
-
TU welcomes eight football newcomers to campus

UCF Basketball Preview- Knights vs. Rice
Orlando Sentinel

TULANE VS. RICE
New Orleans Times Picayune

UAB softball team now has a home on campus
Birmingham News

January 12, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Weekly Awards

Report- Herd's Marshall to go pro
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Herd humble despite 13-2 start
Huntington Herald Dispatch

PREVIEW- USM (9-6) vs. Cal State Bakersfield (2-13)
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Texas prep standout likes Tigers
-
Notes- Forward first to commit to Tigers' 2011 class

Recruiting 2010- UCF puts together impressive class
Orlando Sentinel

Bad news mounts for Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 11, 2010

Around Conference USA - Men's Basketball
USA Today

C-USA Women's Basketball Roundup - Jan. 10
conferenceusa.com

Tigers' blueprint obvious
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Seider, Holliday reunite with Herd
Huntington Herald Dispatch

TU's 2010 football schedule, chasing rumors and Charlie Stubbs
Tulsa World

USF disarray means it's Knights time
Orlando Sentinel

January 10, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 9 Men's Basketball Recap
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Roundup_Jan. 9

Eagles' bid for shocker slips away
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers fight back to beat Southern Miss, 59-57
-
Replay- Memphis 59, Southern Miss 57
-
In this league, no reason to be nervous
-
C-USA- Tulsa outlasts Houston

Memphis survies USM’s upset bid
B
iloxi Sun Herald

UAB improves to 14-2 with a road win over Tulane
Birmingham News

TU falls short against UAB
New
Orleans Times Picayune

SMU men's basketball team is in a zone in rare blowout win
Dallas Morning News

Tulsa garners big road victory
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Poor shooting dooms UH in loss to rival Tulsa
-
Rice drops third straight in loss to Central Florida

UCF rolls to a 77-58 win over Rice to open Conference USA play
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Southern Miss coach has praise for Marshall
-
Q and A with Holliday
-
Very few freshmen rated ahead of Herd's Whiteside

Cougars edge Miners- UTEP comes up short against old foe BYU in renewal of old rivalry
El Paso Times

January 9, 2010

C-USA Women's Basketball Roundup_Jan. 8
conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers no longer C-USA lock
-
Preview- Memphis Tigers at Southern Miss

Preview- Southern Miss (9-5) vs. Memphis (10-4)
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
Memphis presents big challenge to Southern Miss
-
Damion Fletcher to be honored Tuesday in Biloxi

McNeil, UH up for daunting challenge against Tulsa
Houston Chronicle

From the Tulsa World
-
TU goes to Houston in search of road win
-
TU sets home opener vs. Bowling Green

Tulsa to play home-and-home set with Bowling Green
Greenwich Time

Eustachy- Bolden will be 'really good'
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Pena's style suits C-USA
-
Florida speedster commits to Marshall

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Marcus Jordan finds his rhythm in the UCF lineup
-
UCF Basketball Preview- Knights vs. Rice
-
Recruits stick with UCF despite departure of assistant coach Geoff Collins

Miners face BYU for first time since 1999
El Paso Times

Green Wave's Sims, McQueen share special bond
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 8, 2010

It wasn't pretty but UAB wins C-USA opener over ECU
Birmingham News

Howard Crawford is stepping up for UAB Blazers
Tuscaloosa News

Marshall football sets home-and-home series with Purdue
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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New coach already on the road recruiting
-
Marshall tennis ranked No. 66 in preseason
-
Hammond vital for UCF game preparation

Bowls bowl polls; MU-WVU and hoops
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

TU adds Bowling Green to 2010 schedule
Tu
lsa World

Tigers learning lessons
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Coach Kirk Speraw says C-USA's low RPI hides league's strength
-
Inside C-USA- A closer look at Conference USA's RPI as league play begins

Eagles' promising Bolden still developing
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

A classic rivalry lives again Saturday
El Paso Times

January 7, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 6 Men's Basketball Recap
-
Six C-USA Schools Earn ITA National Preseason Rankings

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Holliday delays hire of defensive coordinator
-
MU women get ready for ESPN spotlight
-
Holliday on H-D Radio
-
Baines will be back

Doc, staff getting to work
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Syracuse runs away from Memphis Tigers, 74-57
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF officially ends partnership with adidas after dispute over Jordan's shoes
-
University of Central Florida basketball- Knights lose at Mississippi
-
UCF coach George O'Leary slated to testify in Plancher wrongful-death lawsuit

UTEP Miners slog past SMU for victory in C-USA opener
El Paso Times

Men's basketball- UTEP 49, SMU 45
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH kicks off conference play with win over rival Rice
-
Has time come for UH to change defensive coordinators?

Starting strong
Tulsa World

January 6, 2010

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Marshall beats Southern Miss
-
Whiteside gets first dose of C-USA
-
MU's Baines shows his heart by playing hurt
-
Holliday sends coaches to recruit

Herd starts C-USA season with win
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Holliday adds Tate to Marshall football staff
-
Marshall 76, Southern Miss 63
-
More sides to MU than just Whiteside
-
Big win for Herd

Marshall subdues USM in C-USA opener
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Fedora confirms that Wyatt has left staff
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers forced to adapt to underdog role
-
Preview- Memphis Tigers vs. Syracuse

From the Tulsa World
-
Conference USA has a new look
-
Hurricane aims to shake off pesky Green Wave

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Cougars struggling coming into matchup with Rice
-
UH notebook- Cougars prepare for history test

UTEP Miners host SMU in conference opener
El Paso Times

January 5, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Men's Basketball Season Opens Tonight
-
Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Weekly Awards

Coaches say C-USA may be as good as it's ever been
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Syracuse will test Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

C-USA play loaded at beginning for Golden Eagles
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Conference titles up for grabs in 2010
El Paso Inc

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Is UCF wide receivers coach David Kelly heading to Arkansas?
-
Will the Capital One and Champs Sports bowls relocate to UCF?
-
Blue Man Group to perform during halftime of UCF-Marshall men-s basketball game Jan. 13

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Cougars set non-conference football schedule
-
C-USA call, Rice coach Ben Braun

Tulsa opens conference play Wednesday
Tulsa World

Fedora targets OC replacement
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

January 4, 2010

Marshall ready to start play in C-USA
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Blazers best bet to topple Memphis
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

UAB heads into C-USA play with a 12-2 record
Birmingham News

Eagles need to step up to be competitive
Hattiesburg American

UH's couldas, wouldas, shouldas translate into double-OT anguish
Houston Chronicle

Memphis Tigers blister Houston Baptist, 93-52
Memphis Commercial Appeal

January 3, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
-
East Carolina Falls Short In Overtime To Arkansas 20-17
-
Jan. 2 Men's Basketball Recap

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers in need of a victory
-
UAB dunks Arkansas
-
Tulsa rebounds against Colorado

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Marshall football in review
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Marshall beats St. Bonaventure

Marshall tops St. Bonaventure, heads to conference play
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Whiteside huge in Herd's romp
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Tulsa World
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Home remedy cures TU's ills
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Hurtt scores 21 as TU beats Colorado
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Tu Notebook

Eagles flattened on road
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Vanderbilt downs cold-shooting Golden Eagles
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Men's basketball- Texas State 91, SMU 86
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP to face Texas Tech in Lubbock
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UTEP freshman Marcus Ruppel to transfer

January 2, 2010

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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St. Bonaventure visits
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Petersen is back, and MU offense may be, too

Eagles seek road success
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tulsa looks to end its recent skid
Tulsa World

January 1, 2010

From the Houston Chronicle
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Air Force steamrolls Cougars in Armed Forces Bowl
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Bowl loss doesn't take luster off future of UH
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Keenum falters down the stretch in Cougars' loss
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Armed Forces Bowl notes- Not all on Keenum

Houston QB, nation's top passer, takes lumps from Air Force in Armed Forces Bowl
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tennessee outlasts Memphis Tigers, 66-59
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Tiger blues- Memphis fans outnumber visiting Vols, but cold shooting leaves U of M with painful loss
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Tigers tap former Kansas City assistant Eric Price to be offensive coordinator
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The year in Memphis sports- Take it or leave it

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Herd men off to fast start
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Marshall in the NFL

Maturing Marshall basketball team hosts St. Bonaventure
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Growth of war chests at Big 3 was major development of the 2000s
Jackson Clarion Ledger

TU's top athletes of the decade
Tulsa World