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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

July 31, 2011

C-USA Football Media Day Coverage
  Pirate Fans Can Watch Head Coach Ruffin McNeill's Press Conference Sunday 3pm ET
ecupirates.com

Getting To Know- Dwayne Harris
DallasCowboys.com

The story of Beth Batchelor
Washington Daily News

Buncombe backs expect to shine
Asheville Citizen-Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kickoff is just around the corner
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Top players lead Mavericks offense

July 30, 2011

WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (Ruffin McNeill)
Bonesville.net

Reinheimer Named MVP of NECBL All-Star Game
ecupirates.com

LaShawn Merritt returns from ban, finishes 2nd at meet
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Former ECU Basketball Players To Appear In Court
WCTI12.com

CJ2K desires a new deal, but Titans want him in camp first
NFL News

Titans RB Chris Johnson holds out for cash
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Greatest Athletes #20- Edwards, Creighton forever linked
Riverhead News-Review

Franklin lineman emerges into college prospect
Asheville Citizen-Times

July 29, 2011

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
Scribes anoint Knights, Cougs as favorites
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Tom Campbell)

From ecupirates.com
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C-USA Football Media Day Coverage
  Pirate Fans Can Watch Head Coach Ruffin McNeill's Press Conference Sunday
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Track And Field Announces 2011 Signees

From FS Southwest
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ECU's McNeill dropping weight, dialing up defense
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Q&A with ECU head coach Ruffin McNeill

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall opponent 12- ECU
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Pirates persist after rough ride in 2010

Edwards twins transfer to East Carolina
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Connors' multi-layered impact
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Smith went with Redskins in part because of blocking scheme
Raleigh News & Observer

Cowboys sign sixth-round pick Dwayne Harris
ESPN

Dwayne Harris Gets Four Year Deal With Cowboys
WITN

Cowboys draft picks David Arkin, Dwayne Harris at Thursday afternoon's practice
Dallas Morning News

July 28, 2011
National Chili Dog Day
Anniversary - Singing Telegram
Anniversary - World War I Begins

From ecupirates.com
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Two Selected For Preseason All C-USA Team
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Pair Joins Strength And Conditioning Staff
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Smith, Williams Sign Free Agent Contracts
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Virginia Transfers Join ECU For 2011-12

FLASHBACK: WOMEN'S HOOPS- Edwards twins make verbal commitment
Charlottesville Daily Progress (06.15.2007)

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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East Carolina players named to Conference USA preseason team
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Virginia twins transfer to ECU

From the East Carolinian
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Premiere Pirates
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Volleyball gets set for 2011 season
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OPINION- All on his shoulders
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Pirate Briefs- Swimming named scholar All-American Team
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Pirate Briefs- Women’s golf makes the grade

Steamers overhauling the team’s record book
Elizabeth City Daily Advance

All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach plans to take his time negotiating his new deal
Fayetteville Observer

Source- Titans RB Johnson plans camp holdout
ESPN

Calera's Haynes still weighing college options
al.com

July 27, 2011
National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day
Walk on Stilts Day

Purple-Gold Three-Game Ticket Packs Available
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Former Pirates sign up with NFL squads
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No more ECU assault details released
-McDaniel returns to work with Pirates (sub req'd)
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Letter- 50 years in Greenville

Local Prospects Picked Up By NFL Teams
WITN

NFL Free Agency Rumors- Terrance Cooper Joining Casey Weigmann In Returning Returning To The Kansas City Chiefs
SB Nation Kansas City

Jonathan Williams signs with Bengals
WNCT

Willie Smith, OT, Set to Join Redskins
Hogs Haven

Carolina Connection- Redskins Sign UNC-CH's Draughn And ECU's Willie Smith
Football News Now

Kevin Gidrey is signed by Redskins as undrafted free agent
Washington Post (blog)

Girl survives shark bite with help of ECU surgeons
ecu.edu

Innovative Teacher Ron Clark Pushes Passion In Schools
WNCT

Rotorua teen lands US tennis scholarship
The Daily Post

Vikings are out to prove last year was no fluke
Charlotte Observer

July 26, 2011

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey:
McNeill primed for preseason camp
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Little Willie Center)

Assault raises campus concerns
Greenville Daily Reflector

Coach McNeill excited to see his team's improvement
WNCT.com

Paralyzed bride says ‘I do’ to best friend
Today.com

Live@Five-Guests: Kevin Monroe
pirateradio1250.com

Gamecocks, Pirates to invade stadium
Panthers.com

Pair of area NFL players ready to go back to work
Wilmington Star-News

College Football 2011- Power Ranking the Top 25 Games of the Opening Weekend
Bleacher Report

These 40 undrafted free agents will be highly coveted
NFL News

His brother's footsteps
Daily Commercial

No. 50- UNLV men, East Carolina women
Golfweek.com

Adams Almost Makes the Call
  “I'm going to check out the Southern teams I have offers from, so before I go back to California, I want to check them out, like East Carolina and Georgia Tech.” Adams said that he planned to visit UCLA and Cal for their fall camps before Oaks starts ...
scout.com (sub req'd)

Sandra Bullock's 47th anniversary
Artline

July 25, 2011

Olympic Sports Complex Pictures
Bluewater Pirate Albums

From the
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Campaign wants 111 bricks by Veterans Day
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ECU Notes- iPads educate patients

25 Teams Who Will Lose More Games Than Last Season
ihigh.com

July 24, 2011
Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day
Cousin's Day
National Drive-Thru Day
National Tell An Old Joke Day
Parents' Day
Pioneer Day
Birthday - Amelia Earhart (aviator)

Ready for football
New Bern Sun Journal

2007 Hawaii Bowl Highlights
Bluewater Pirate Albums

Area coaches give insights on passing game at Pigskin Preview
WRAL

Junior golf boom- Gaston County sees rise in college-bound golfers
Gaston Gazette

July 23, 2011
Gorgeous Grandma Day
Hot Enough For Ya Day
Leo Begins
National Day of the Cowboy
Saint Apollinaris Feast Day

Letter- Campus tour hooks student
Greenville Daily Reflector

Women's Golf Recognized for Team GPA
ecupirates.com

Wright happy to return to Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

2011 East Carolina Pirates College Football Predictions
Bleacher Report

Taquan Mizzell turning heads at Top Gun Camp
SportingNews.com

July 22, 2011
Pied Piper Day
Rat Catcher's Day
Spooner's Day

From ecupirates.com
-Meet The Pirates Scheduled For Aug. 20
-ECU Named Scholar All-American Team

From the East Carolinian
-Premiere Pirates
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OPINION- Former Pirate joins football staff
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Rebuilding the defense
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Pirate Briefs- Davis named to O’brien Watch List
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Pirate Briefs- Paisley garners CUSA honors
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Soccer ready for new beginning

Summer College All-Star Games Roundup
Baseball America (blog)

WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (Phil Berger)
Bonesville.net

July 21, 2011
National Junk Food Day

From ecupirates.com
-East Carolina, South Carolina To Kick At 7 p.m
-Softball Wins C-USA Sport Academic Award

Appalachian State's schedule includes game in Charlotte against ECU
Winston-Salem Journal

Williams helps West to All-Star victory
Lexington Dispatch

Mumford on Hokies’ radar; South's Smyre sticking with ECU
Lexington Dispatch

Father-son Cherryville duo look at close of a chapter of their baseball lives
Gaston Gazette

ECU to take on SC at 7 p.m
Washington Daily News

ECU, South Carolina set for 7 p.m. on FSN
WRAL

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tip-Off pairings revealed
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Pirates, Gamecocks to kick off at 7 pm

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Game time set for ECU opener
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Fires reported at office, apartment buildings

WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (Pat McCrory)
Bonesville.net

July 20, 2011
Moon Day (Man's First Lunar Landing)

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher: Long, hot, melancholy days of summer drag on
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town

Paisley Is C-USA Softball Scholar Athlete Winner
ecupirates.com

2011 ECU Football Preview: Wide Receivers
hoistthecolours.net

Gibbstown native Chew to swim at East Carolina
Gloucester County Times

Live@Five- Guest: Scott Wetherbee
Pirate Radio 1250

July 19, 2011
Feast of Tammuz (Jewish)

100 Counties, One State, One Pirate Nation
ecupirates.com

ECU 3rd Baseman Feels At Home With Marlins
WCTI12.com

3-point stance- Media days bring respite
ESPN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU mourns death of administrator
-Student's promising future is cut short
-Indomitable Davis (sub req'd)

NCAAF Handicapping- South Carolina defense focuses on stopping spread
Sports Memo (blog)

Melvin scores 18, carries East past West
Winston-Salem Journal

WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (David Walker)
Bonesville.net

July 18, 2011
Global Hug For Your Kids Day
Mandela Day
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day

Myatt: Pirates' Paul hungry for game action
Bonesville.net

In the Kings Court- One on One with Pirate Radio
hoistthecolours.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU student dies in crash
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Joyner Library at ECU expands programs
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Accreditation coming up for ECU, Pitt schools

NC woman to marry 1 year after paralyzing accident
The Associated Press

Two sports for offensive guard
Georgia Tech Football

July 17, 2011
National Ice Cream Day
Wrong Way Corrigan Day
Anniversary - Disneyland Opening

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's Williams ready for NFL shot
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Football tutors offer hope

From the Winston-Salem Journal
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Hawkins primed to make final run
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ECU basketball player transfers to WSSU

Wilson poised for breakthrough season
Green Bay Press Gazette

Cape League- Braves overpower Kettleers
   Cotuit (10-17-2) had a sloppy sixth inning, allowing four runs on three throwing errors in which Moran, Jason Coats (TCU), Zach Alvord (Auburn), and Zach Wright (East Carolina) all scored for the Braves.

Cape Cod Times (subscription)

NC Woman Killed In I-85 Crash, Friends- She Was ECU Student
WITN

July 16, 2011
National Woodie Wagon Day
Toss Away the "Could Haves" and "Should Haves" Day
Anniversary - District of Columbia Established

C-USA Player Spotlight: East Carolina QB Dominique Davis
Conference USA

From ecupirates.com
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Davis On O'Brien Watch List
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Freshmen To Play In East-West All-Star Game

Former Asheville High standout Wakefield Ellison transfers to Winston-Salem State
Asheville Citizen-Times

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Former Pirates bring Ga. camp to Greenville
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Construction milestone is marked
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School holds 'topping out' ceremony
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Program prepares students for life

College Football Countdown- Nos. 81-85
Washington Times (blog)

Jacobs heating up for Dodgers farm team
   Pitcher Seth Simmons recorded his first professional save last Saturday.

Winston-Salem Journal

WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (Candi Smith, Max Joyner)
Bonesville.net

July 15, 2011
Birthday - President Gerald Ford (38th President)

A Message To The Pirate Nation
   ECU Athletics Director Discusses Ongoing Season Ticket Sales And 2011 ECU-South Carolina Contest In Charlotte
ecupirates.com (9.10.11)

From WRAL.com
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ECU success linked to dedicated fans
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WRAL anchors send birthday wish to special fan

From the East Carolinian
-Lining up the 2011 receivers
-Soccer ready for new beginning

ECU/Miami game Highlights from YouTube.com
1999: Going The Distance
1996: ECU reach for the sky

ACC nonconference outlook- UNC-Chapel Hill
FS Carolinas

July 14, 2011
Birthday - President Gerald Ford (38th President)

From Bonesville.net
-Batten: Solomon sold on chance to keep catching passes
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Bill Cook)

Legan enjoying Australian experience
Greenville Daily Reflector

McDaniel joins Pirates staff
Washington Daily News

Football- Oscar Smith ready for season, passing league notes
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

July 13, 2011
Embrace Your Geekness Day
Gruntled Workers Day

McDaniel Joins Strength And Conditioning Staff
ecupirates.com

Williams' talk and tattoos tell a confident tale
Vancouver Sun

Live@5 - Guest: J. J. McLamb
pirateradio2150.com

NCAA Football 12: East Carolina Entrance with Stadium Sounds
youtube.com

Early Preview- East Carolina
southcarolina.scout.com (sub req'd)

From southcarolina.rivals.com
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USC may tinker with scheme
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Blog- Contemplating Clowney's impact

July 12, 2011
Pecan Pie Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey: Summer highlight: Pirates helping Pirates help others
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Foreign Exchange Students)

USM-ECU Kickoff Moved Back To 4:00 p.m
ecupirates.com

USM-East Carolina game time changed
Hattiesburg American

ECU reacts to employee's death
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU employee mourned following weekend accident
WNCT

July 11, 2011
Bowdler's Day
International Town Criers Day
UN World Population Day
Anniversary - Day of the Five Billion
Birthday - President John Quincy Adams (6th President)

Myatt: McNeill stays on course with weight loss program
Bonesville.net

2011 ECU Football Preview- Running Backs
paintitpurple.net

ECU's crowded backfield vying for carries
College Fantasy Football Insider

Pirates Pop Offer To BTW DB
recruit757.com

ECU employee killed in Nags Head
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 10, 2011
Clerihew Day
Don't Step on a Bee Day

From Bonesville.net
WTIB Audio
: Talk of the Town (Terry Holland)
-BVL:
New Football Recruiting Thumbnail (Jabril Solomon)

FOOTBALL- South looking for stellar season
  Quataye Smyre has gotten better. Perhaps it’s fair to say much better.
Statesville Record & Landmark

Hatcher joins majors as a pitcher
  Brad Mincey was promoted from the Rookie Gulf League to Jupiter in the high Class A Florida State League...
Wilmington Star-News

From the Washington Daily News
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Barbour up for the Lou Groza Award
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Lewis placed on Biletnikoff Watch List

July 9, 2011
Bald In-Bald Out
Martyrdom of the Bab (Baha'i)
National Hop-A-Park Day

From ecupirates.com
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Golfing Quartet Named Scholar All-Americans
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Lewis Latest Pirate On Watch List
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Kiraly Earns Silver Medal At Hungarian Championships

Angels finally reel in their Trout
Sacramento Bee

Pirates Davis on Maxwell Award Watch List
Washington Daily News

Mount Airy's Dobson battling for touches at ECU
Yadkin Valley Sports

Jay Ross football camp is a hometown hit
WWAY NewsChannel 3

Hemingway's Soloman commits to ECU
WMBF

Menchville's presence felt on Pilots' pitching staff
Hampton Roads Daily Press

4-star recruit shines at 7-on-7 tournament
Daytona Beach News-Journal

Local doctor, 'rising star,' killed in bike race accident
W
inston Salem Journal

ECU announces distribution of budget cuts
Greenville Daily Reflector

BUDGET CUTS- Academic core will feel pain
ECU News Services

ECU anything but immune to budget cuts
WNCT

Deep Cuts Will Change ECU
WCTI12.com

July 8, 2011
SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama)
Dress like a Cow day

Barbour Placed On Groza Watch List
ecupirates.com

Solomon commits to ECU
PalmettoSports.com

ECU's Davis makes Maxwell watch list
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU softball inks Cannon
Washington Daily News

Greatest Esk- Dan's the man
Edmonton Sun

Universities Budget Cuts Allocated, $49 Million Cut For ECU
WITN

WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town
Bonesville.net

July 7, 2011
Father & Daughter Take a Walk Day
Tell the Truth Day
Birthday - Ringo Starr (musician)

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Stallworth bringing pedigree, power to ECU O-line
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BVL: Updated Class of 2012 Football Recruiting Thumbnails
WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (Nate Summers)

From ecupirates.com
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Cannon Joins Pirate Softball
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Simpson Named Assistant Volleyball Coach
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Davis On Maxwell Award Watch List

From WNCT
Davis On Maxwell Award Watch List
Cannon Joins Pirate Softball

Back at ECU, Connors instills new mindset
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Marlins 'Chase' Away Tobs
WCTI12.com

From the Bleacher Report
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South Carolina Football 2011 Season Preview- Weeks 1 and 2
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College Football 2011- 50 Burning Questions for Media Days

Five Questions with Lake Marion QB Chris Jenkins
Orangeburg (SC) Times and Democrat

Wayne Hills' Kevin Olsen is raking in scholarship offers
NorthJersey.com

Guthrie done, Orioles trail by six
  Mike Wright, the Orioles' third-round pick out of East Carolina, allowed one hit and struck out three in two scoreless innings for short-season Single-A Aberdeen.
MASNsports.com

ai3, Inc. Brings Local, Artful Inspiration to New Mellow Mushroom Locations
PR Web

July 6, 2011
Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day
Birthday - President George W. Bush (43rd President)

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Baseball: Rice, ECU, USM Claim Spots in Final Rankings
WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town

ECU Ranked In Two Final Polls
ecupirates.com

ECU Ranked In Two Final Polls
WNCT

From the East Carolinian
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Softball staff earns national award
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OPINION- Pirate Nation looks to overcome athlete arrests
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Premiere Pirates
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Pirate Briefs- CPL All-Star teams to be announced
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Pirate Briefs- Baseball ranked in final polls
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Students excavate at Fort Macon

Ellis makes large donation to ECU library
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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North Rec to unveil Phase II
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Editorial- East Carolina's plan for growth

Maxwell list tags Glennon (and Davis)
Raleigh News & Observer

State Amateur- Reale's lack of practice hasn't let 2007 winner take game to next level
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Bluegrass battle for Parnell
  "My top five would be Louisville, Kentucky, North Carolina State, Illinois and East Carolina," Parnell told PackPride.com, the Scout.com NC State website. "I don't really have one leader right now. I think Louisville and Kentucky would be right there ...
scout.com (subscription)

July 5, 2011
Anniversary - Bikini

Dodge ready for second season with Giants
Greenville Daily Reflector

Matt Dodge Looking to Bury the Past
Giants Football Blog (blog)

Dodge Trying to Put His Rookie Season Behind Him
Giants Gab (blog)

Maness Turns In Another Strong Start
Southern Pines Pilot

Help for Hoops & Volleyball
ECUYTT.com (blog)

You can get a species named after you
USA Today

July 4, 2011
Independence Day (US)

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: ECU should ignore Appalachian
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Myatt: Football impacts the diamond

July 3, 2011
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days (07/03-08/15)
Compliment Your Mirror Day
Dog Days (07/03-08/11)
Stay Out of the Sun Day

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pitcher of the Year- Sarah Christian, DH Conley
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Preparing to be a Pirate

C.J. Wilson, Jay Ross to hold fundraiser
W
ashington Daily News

July 2, 2011
Halfway Point of 2011

Tornadoes' Minicozzi looking for major shot
Worcester Telegram

Game Preview (S. Narron)- Express vs. Nashville (July 1)
Worcester Telegram

July 1, 2011
Second Half of the New Year Day
Solar Eclipse
Anniversary - Battle of Gettysburg
Anniversary - First Postage Stamp
Anniversary - First US Zoo
Anniversary - Medicare
Anniversary - Zip Codes Inaugurated
Birthday - Diana, Princess of Wales
Canada Day (Canada)

Minor League Notebook
  Seth Simmons has been literally hit or miss early in his professional career.
Winston-Salem Journal

Trinity Christian's Chris Lindsay at pivotal point in recruitment
   Interest in the 6-foot-7-inch Trinity Christian forward continues to grow with schools like South Carolina, Wake Forest, St. John's, UNC-Greensboro, Charlotte, East Carolina, Presbyterian and Appalachian State
Fayetteville Observer

Virginia Tech football in negotiations to face Alabama again
Washington Post (blog)

WTIB Audio: TOT Replay (Nick Sparks)
Bonesville.net

July 31, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH's decision to fire Butch Davis came suddenly, swiftly
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Can UNC-CH play big-time football and preserve its integrity?
-Heels' schedule not helping
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Kinston works to extend its long pro baseball history
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Prep football season starts ... and it's hot

Coaches at small high schools making academics a priority for players
Wilmington Star-News

Clowney- I'm ready to have a big season
Charleston Post Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton is focus on first day of Panthers camp
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Panthers notes- Gaither feels at home again
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Rivera era all honest and equal
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Still running hot, Ragan wins Indianapolis pole
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Brickyard's history hasn't been enough for some race fans
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Particulars on Patrick? Junior says he hasn't been told
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Klinsmann replaces Bradley as coach

Redskins quarterback search something of a spin job
Richmond Times Dispatch

Former Virginia QB Verica signs with Redskins
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
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Men's basketball probe leaving mark on Coastal Carolina
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Coastal Carolina, Big South football aim higher

Steele in rush to find solution
Co
lumbia (SC) State

Report- White to Rockies in Jimenez trade
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 30, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tough task ahead for UNC-CH's Withers
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Withers heeds the call
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New coach gets high marks
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Thorp hears from alumni over Davis
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Report- Coach K broke rule
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Clemson reports violations
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Oklahoma admits 2 major violations in men's hoops
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Sioux Everybody!

ACC Insider - UNC willing to pay now, later to clean the slate
Wilmington Star-News

Withers doesn't have time to dwell on circumstances
Winston Salem Journal

How UNC-CH's firing of Butch Davis affects Hokies, UVa
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Fayetteville Observer
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UNC-CH's football program faces daunting task of moving forward without Davis
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Everett Withers' interim era begins at North Carolina
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UNC-CH integrity more important than football, Butch Davis firing shows
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Prep football practice officially begins today with safety in mind

School releases secondary violations twice each year; none are considered major
Anderson Independent

Duke looking into possible secondary violation by Coach K
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charleston Post Courier
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Spurrier opens up first South Carolina practice
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Tigers trying to find defensive pressure

State of USC Athletics- Gridiron Glee
GamecockCentral.com

From msnbc.com
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CFT- Spurrier close to reinstating Garcia yet again
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Heisman Hopefuls

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton in fold, with a $22 million deal
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Steve Smith goes really deep
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5 stories to watch at training camp
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Big money brings big expectations
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Notes- Veteran DE Brayton cut
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FIBA tells Bobcats Biyombo isn't cleared

First day of Redskins' training camp big on introductions
Richmond Times Dispatch

Shanahan defends Redskins' QB situation
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Are BCS commissioners framing cost-of-attendance scholarship dialogue that's doomed to fail?
Birmingham News

Georgia Bulldogs lineman Kofi Amichia latest to commit to USF Bulls
Tampabay.com

July 29, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Everett Withers chosen as Tar Heels interim coach
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Baddour announces decision to step down as UNC-CH AD
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Thorp stands alone for now
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Baddour says tearful goodbye to Tar Heels
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Davis' cellphone records in limbo
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Davis' buyout at $2.7 million
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Holden Thorp's statement
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UNC-CH still an attraction
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UNC-CH recruits' options limited
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Tar Heels will have to bond together again
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Davis turned Heels around
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Who will be UNC-CH's next Athletic Director?

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Thorp decision for UNC-CH, not athletics
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Tar Heels name Everett Withers interim head football coach
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Dick Baddour following Butch Davis out the door
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The ripple effect of Butch Davis' firing

Video from WRAL
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UNC-CH looks for coach as investigation continues
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Davis could receive $2.7 million in buyout

From the Durham Herald Sun
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University struggles to protect reputation
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Heels moving on

From the Winston Salem Journal
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UNC-CH names Withers interim head coach
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UNC-CH's chancellor finally gets it right

From the Greensboro News Record
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Honorable but clueless devotion
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Tar Heels will be looking for leaders, stability

Butch Davis had to go, but why now?
Wilmington Star-News

Who Will Coach North Carolina in 2012?
AthlonSports.com

Garcia, Mangus expected to be reinstated next week
Charleston Post & Courier

Spurrier Speaks On QB Coach, Coming Year at Golf Event
mauldin.patch.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Liberty ready to push for playoffs
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Panthers trade player, pick for Chicago tight end Greg Olsen
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New CBA ends camp two-a-days
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Browns make it official, release QB Jake Delhomme

Camping stories- 5 Panthers training camp story lines
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Preseason projection fuels Coastal Carolina football
Myrtle Beach Sun News

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Will Monarchs roar in first CAA Football season?
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Haynesworth dealt to Patriots
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Redskins trade McNabb to Vikings
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Redskins got what they deserved from Haynesworth

Redskins veterans cut from roster as team goes young
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Clemson turns to spread to add pop to offense
Roanoke Times

Jack Leggett agrees to five-year extension with Clemson
Anderson Independent

From CBS Sports
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Big Ten foes deal with aftermath of Ohio State mess
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Pelini confident Cornhuskers will adjust, succeed in Big Ten
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With unique network deal, Pac-12 goes from stale to cutting-edge
-'Embarrassing' year for Big 10

July 28, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH fires football coach to restore confidence in university
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Tar Heels football team faces a season in purgatory
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Former players shocked
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Butch Davis' statement
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A list of early candidates on the the UNC coaching staff
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Tennessee considers some violations secondary

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Butch Davis fired as North Carolina head football coach
-Four questions to sort out from the UNC, Butch Davis press conference

Can UNC-CH football win the right way?
Greensboro News-Record

From CBSsports.com
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UNC-CH does right by firing Butch; what took so long?
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UNC-CH makes right choice

North Carolina (Chapel Hill) pulls the plug on Butch Davis, just in time to beg for the NCAA’s mercy
Yahoo! Sports

CFN Analysis- Butch Davis Gets Canned
College Football News

Butch Davis fired as UNC-CH coach
Wilmington Star-News

North Carolina-Chapel Hill fires football coach Butch Davis
Associated Press

Could Coale do double duty for Hokies this fall?
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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VT runner Devin Cornwall's inspiring story of service to others
-
ODU prepares for first season in CAA

Conference expansion could open doors
Troy Messenger

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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In expansion and contraction, CAA Football stays strong
-
Redskins trade McNabb to Vikings

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers: What a day!
-
John Kasay, last of the originals, is sent packing

Navy Football to Open Fall Camp Aug. 3
NavySports.com

WVU football opponent capsules- Game 12, South Florida
Charleston (WV) Gazette

ESPN serves dual role as UT partner and lawsuit foe
Houston Chronicle

July 27, 2011

USC coach accused of urinating in Greenville street
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Gamecocks' QB coach suspended after arrest
Atlanta Journal Constitution

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Mangus issues apology after arrest, suspension
-
Making his pitches count

From the Charleston Post Courier
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Spurrier suspends QB coach- Mangus arrested while in Greenville for coaches clinic
-
USC freshmen facing pressure
-
Tigers' Swinney against raising academic qualifying standards

Total cost of UNC-CH football scandal is still unknown
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers sign top priority in Charles Johnson
-
QBs need to settle number issue
-
Davis holds out hope for multiyear contract
-
Panthers Fan Guide
-
App State motivated by last-season loss to Villanova
-
Appalachian State has company atop SoCon

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Wolfpack uniform has classic look
-
NCAA closing loophole
-
NFL teams sign area players
-
Redskins used to scrutiny

Redskins to break camp with lots to do
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Eagles' Vick ready to go, some others aren't
Richmond Times Dispatch

Beamer, London, O'Brien cringe at college football's scandalous offseason
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tar Heels' Davis- Turmoil hurting UNC-Chapel Hill recruiting
Greensboro News-Record

Role reversal has affected recruiting at both State, UNC-CH
Wilmington Star-News

London's focus on present
Charlottesville Daily Progress

View from the other side
New Bern Sun Journal

Curry, Dawkins looking to expand their roles with Duke this season
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Former Texas Tech coach Leach creates a stir with book
-
Networks get NCAA attention about high school games

Big 12's Four Little Piggies should find shelter
CBSSports.com (blog)

July 26, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Lockout over, Panthers, NFL will be wide open
-
NFL deal looks like win-win for players, owners
-
Los Angeles takes next step for NFL stadium
-
Davis takes the hit for UNC's NCAA troubles
-
Wolfpack down two for opener
-
Swinney reshapes Clemson offense
-
Southern Conference coaches pick Appalachian State

Tar Heels' coach talks openly about NCAA probe
Wilmington Star-News

2011 CFN ACC Preview
College Football News

A few not-so-usual ACC football predictions
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ACC can rebuild football reputation with big Sept. 17
CBSSports.com

Comment- Hokies haven't boosted ACC's national profile
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From ESPN.com (blog)
ACC blogger Heather Dinich and ESPN.com's Pat Forde wrap up Day 2 of ACC media
-
Light schedule by Virginia Tech's standards

Encore time for O'Brien
Greensboro News & Record

Luck operates WVU athletic department like a business
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

July 25, 2011

From the Associated Press
-
NCAA issues mean another long summer for ACC
-
Tennessee player arrested on intoxication charge

Age of innocence is over
Greensboro News-Record

What to do about social media? Colleges tackle how to monitor what athletes are saying
Birmingham News

NCAA Violation 2011- NC schools have a history
examiner.com

Jeffery's success extra sweet with hometown South Carolina team
Sports Illustrated

Spurrier should stick to coaching, let others administrate
Myrtle Beach Sun-News

Texas A&M to SEC Seems Inevitable
Chuck Oliver.Net

From the College Football News
-
Preview 2011 - Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
-
Preview 2011 - LSU Tigers

From the CBS Sports
-
McMurphy- Q&A with ACC boss
-
Dodd- Drama in the Big 12

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Swofford says 'enough is enough'
-
Swofford calls for reform
-
ACC's Swofford voices disappointment over NCAA issues
-
N.C. State feels it has the tools to stand tough
-
Heels can marvel how far line has come
-
FSU coach embraces high hopes for season
-
Opt-out plan late holdup in NFL deal, sources say

From the Charleston Post Courier
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Quarterbacks passing the torch
-
Mr. Wrestling 2 was No. 1 in hearts of fans

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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ACC commissioner John Swofford says conference must earn football respect
-
Hokies' Whitley vows defensive upgrade and to never overlook an opponent again
-
Virginia Tech's Danny Coale talks about punting in unique situations when he might not be 100%

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Longhorn Network is more trouble than it's worth
-
A&M's Sherman says his focus is on Big 12, not SEC

Ellington draws high praise
Columbia (SC) State

July 24, 2011

From the Anderson Independent
-
USC's Lattimore kicks off Heisman Trophy campaign
-
NCAA issues at Georgia Tech, North Carolina (Chapel Hill) will dog ACC Kickoff

College football dog and pony show to begin soon
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Most ACC teams bringing in new quarterbacks
-
Lawrence Taylor tops linebackers list
-
Wake Forest's Jeff Bzdelik building up Deacs
-
Duke mixing business with basketball
-
If NFL can end its lockout, why can't the NBA?

From the Charleston Post Courier
-
Five storylines to follow at the ACC media days
-
Top 10 SEC games of 2011
-
Living legends- USC's oldest former football players recall Gamecocks' rich history

Questions for Beamer, London, Swofford at ACC Football Kickoff
Hampton Roads Daily Press

School plays NCAA waiting game
Myrtle Beach Sun-News

Spurrier should stick to coaching, let others administrate
Columbia (SC) State

NCAA Football 2011- Biggest Trap Games for Each BCS Team in 2011
Bleacher Report

Former UNCW pitcher takes heat in Arizona
Wilmington Star-News

Pittsburgh's Roethlisberger weds in quiet ceremony
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

A&M's Sherman says his focus is on Big 12, not SEC
Houston Chronicle

July 23, 2011

Now the hunted
Columbia (SC) State

Gamecocks picked to win SEC East; Jeffery is All-SEC vote leader
Charleston Post Courier

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Flash forward to football
-
A look at ACC football recruiting

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Carolina Hurricanes fans turn out for annual Fun Fest
-
UNC-CH promotes Sam Pittman to associate head coach
-
Tar Heels' game on aircraft carrier approved
-
New rules set for football conditioning by NCHSAA
-
Buckeyes escape harshest NCAA penalty
-
Canton will miss game

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Hokies tailback Oglesby making all the right moves now
-
Redskins have their work cut out for them

Freedom QB receives football offer from WCU
Morganton News Herald

Havelock grad Buntyn commits to N.C. State
New Bern Sun Journal

ACC All Access- Adam Taraschke becomes latest offensive lineman to commit to Virginia Tech
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers' post-lockout plans- Spend
-
Sorensen- Richardson paved way for owners deal
-
NFL on hold; players study deal OK'd by owners

Caldwell finds a perfect fit with Clemson football
Myrtle Beach Sun News

Tony Elliott seeking unity from Clemson tailbacks
Anderson Independent

W&M gaining preseason acclaim
Richmond Times Dispatch

WVU football opponents- Game 10, Cincinnati
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Longhorn Network creates 'uncertainty' for Big 12
Houston Chronicle

July 22, 2011

Bill Dooley Pigskin Preview lifts lid on optimistic Triangle/East Fab Five
The Independent Weekly

Cutcliffe Entertains at Pigskin Preview
GoDuke.com

From the Charleston Post Courier
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Georgia not taking one game at a time- Richt looking ahead to Gamecocks in Week 2
-
Auburn coach Chizik says NCAA exchange was blown out of proprotion
-
Early snags for Slive's 'agenda'
-
Spurrier SEC media days transcript

What’s next for USC football?
Columbia (SC) State

Another milestone ahead for Gamecocks with 10-win season
Greenville News

From the Asheville Citizen Times
-
Disgraced UNC-CH football trades integrity for wins
-
Focus on the Sun Belt Conference

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Butch Davis will release cell phone records
-
A year later, it's still 'wait and see' at UNC-CH
-
Former Tar Heel Greg Little is baffled by license plates
-
Russell Wilson out of Tom O'Brien's mindset
-
Duke suspends Blakeney
-
First Look- Triangle Pigskin Preview | 07.21.11

ACC nonconference outlook- Virginia Tech
FS Carolinas

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Deal or no deal- Owners say yes. Players say next
-
Analyst Sapp intrigued by Newton, Panthers' potential
-
Georgia coach not worried about losing job

It's business as usual for Wofford, Panthers' camp
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Keshia Campbell named Hampton University's AD
Hampton Roads Daily Press

WVU 2012 game change unfortunate for most
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From cbssports.com
-
LSU to brand its own beer
-
Odds are, Auburn will continue to hear stories like Sheridan's
-
Longhorn Network uproar

Dooley continues rebuilding process at Tennessee
Associated Press

July 21, 2011

Garcia remains the biggest question mark for Spurrier and USC
Columbia (SC) State

From cbssports.com
-
What won't change -- Spurrier and Garcia; Spurrier and media
-
Coaches- Spurrier
-SEC boss Slive hopes bold proposals will lead to change
-The source of corruption? One coach says it is salaries, especially in the SEC

Spurrier expects competition at quarterback
Anderson Independent Mail

From the Charleston Post Courier
-
Raising the bar- USC's Lattimore sets his sights on Heisman Trophy
-
The Steve and Stephen SEC shuffle
-
Tigers getting the message- Pivotal summer for Clemson's returning players on offense

SEC notes- Spurrier defends handling of QB Stephen Garcia
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Hokies solidly contending
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Brown ready to step up for Pack
-
ACC needs better basketball teams
-
College football teams seek answers as season approaches
-
Campbell rolls into new era with new AD

Campbell taps Bob Roller as new AD
Fayetteville Observer

ESPN 2011 College Football Commentator Assignments
College Football News

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-
West beats East in all-star football
-
Appalachian State basketball schedule

Tech-U.Va. football rivalry is a win-win deal
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

WVU, James Madison finalize deal for FedEx Field game
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

WVU-JM moved to FedEx Field
Charleston (WV) Gazette

ACC Preview- Seminoles back in championship mix
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

July 20, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack's Gottfried takes a cautious approach
-
Gottfried cool, calm, ready to work
-
Duke recruit set for ACC hoops
-
Campbell to name new AD
-
LSU football program gets light penalty

Davis Should Go -- Now
chapelboro.com

Five things to keep an eye on with USC at SEC Media Days
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

SEC Media Days- 5 guys to watch
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston Post Courier
-
Storylines aplenty in the SEC- Lattimore, Gamecocks likely to garner plenty of attention at Media Days
-
Attention focused on Swinney now- Clemson coach on the hot seat following a losing season

Tigers' head coach says he puts more pressure on himself than anyone else can
Anderson Independent

NCAA president wants aggressive approach to change
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Slive- NCAA change is in the air
-
Panthers' Davis dishes on degree, recovery
-
Davis not worried about Cam Newton
-
AP Sources- NFL players review parts of deal
-
Report- NFL sued for concealing brain injury risks
-
Mark these Bobcats game dates if

2011 College Football Season Preview- North Carolina @ Chapel Hill Tar Heels
Opposing Views

NOTRE DAME- McBride is full go/ Expansion notes
South Bend Tribune

ACC Preview- Wake trying to get back on top
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

UR makes modifications at Robins Stadium
Richmond Times Dispatch

Destroyers' Schottenheimer optimistic despite UFL delay, financial concerns
H
ampton Roads Daily Press

Vick takes dogfighting fight to Capitol Hill
Roanoke Times

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Mike Leach returns to West Texas for book signing
-
Waiting for NCAA ruling, TSU looks to defend SWAC title

July 19, 2011

From the Charleston Post Courier
-
USC's success boosting ticket sales
-
Gamecocks add 2 more to 2012 class
-
Lucrative television contracts turn college football into big business

Gamecocks embrace high expectations, favorite role
Myrtle Beach Sun News

Athletic director Rick Hart overseeing UTC upgrades
Chattanooga Times Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH's Henson focuses attention on improving his offense
-
U.S. soccer future still hopeful
-
Pack recruit to Oak Hill

From the Charlotte Observer
-
What did you do at camp? Hung out with Air Jordan
-
Unemployment? Guess again, pros
-
Panthers' Stewart- Keep TB Williams
-
Report- Shockey says deal by Thursday
-
NFL, players anticipating tentative agreement

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
-
Wolfpack QB ready for a shot
-
Big changes for Terps

VCU promotes Rhoades
Richmond Times Dispatch

Elon softball coach resigns
Greensboro News-Record

Football guru Steele thinks Clemson could rebound in 2011
Anderson Independent

Clemson adding women's golf to its athletic program
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

WVU season ticket sales on ‘a good pace’
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Reports- UFL, Virginia Destroyers suspend training camp by 30 days due to funding issues
Hampton Roads Daily Press

A&M regents to have special meeting about UT network
Houston Chronicle

July 18, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
-
U.S. denied one last thriller at World Cup
-
Japan finds reason to celebrate
-
Where next for women's soccer?
-
AP source- Judge expected in NY for NFL talks
-
NFL lockout will help Green Bay stay ahead
-
Newman, Stewart start and finish 1-2

Coastal Carolina alumnus Johnson makes another blunder on the big stage
Myrtle Beach Sun Times

Smith ready to lead WVU football
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

July 17, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
O'Reilly could lead U.S. past Japan again
-
Five World Cup keys with Anson Dorrance
-
Heady play is Wambach's trademark for U.S
-
UNC-CH honor court failed to find McAdoo's obvious plagiarism
-
In top ACC linemen, White beats Peppers by a half-step
-
Donnan accused in Ponzi scam
-
All-Star games mark end, beginning of high school seasons

Smithfield grad embracing football, military life at Air Force Academy
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-
As lockout end nears, a 2nd gap grows wider
-
Clarke avoids the weather, takes the lead

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Linebackers, defensive backs in SEC spotlight
-
No rest on USC's yacht

ACC football preview series- Virginia hopes to take a big step forward
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

Transfers more common in the A-10, but not at UR
Richmond Times Dispatch

Snyder should stop touting Redskins' ticket waiting list
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

GT player writes NCAA
ESPN

July 16, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Tressel's compliance issues not new
-
Tar Heels' McDonald tears ACL at N.C. Pro-Am
-
Canes owner preparing for new investors
-
Canes sign three depth players
-
Duke tickets fuel feud
-
Still no CBA for NFL

Johnson busy assembling USC's defense
Spartanburg Herald Journal

College Football Preview- No. 11 South Carolina
Neon Tommy

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
It's almost Clowney's time
-
Plenty of defense will be found in ACC

ACC finally gaining high profile in football … just not the way it wanted
Wilmington Star-News

How might NCAA clouds over Georgia Tech, UNC-CH football affect Hokies, UVa?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Nansemond River star waiting to help Hokies
-
Three local football standouts find a home at Hampton
-
NASCAR- Dale Jr. stays confident amid frustration

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Smith's best moves still include elusiveness
-
Everyone braces for a wild British Open weekend
-
ACC players make impact on U.S. World Cup squad
-
Editorial- We confess, we're on the bandwagon
-
US women's soccer has trophies, Japan's got game
-
McKillop Receives NABC Honor
-
Charlotte's new recruits
-
No exit- Ky. traffic debate ramps up

Ahead of N.H. NASCAR race, the talk is on Ky
Roanoke Times

To ditch 'Drive-Thru U' tag, South Florida needs own stadium
CBSSports.com

ACC football preview series- Eagles hope offense takes flight
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

UNCW Seahawks Announce 2011 Women' Soccer Schedule
   With games against in-state rivals East Carolina, Davidson and Charlotte.

Boxscore News

After Brownell proved himself, Bernard Sullivan hopes to prove his worth to Clemson
Anderson Independent

UNC-CH’s Bullock says he’s ready for season
Kinston Free Press

WVU game 6- Connecticut
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Colleges adding football growing
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Radio notebook- UT tries to clear air on network
Houston Chronicle

July 15, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Austin uses Twitter to defend McAdoo
-
Database- Status of UNC-CH players who have been investigated
-
Get Cocky, South Carolina
-
Canes prospects close camp
-
NCAA puts Georgia Tech on probation
   Tech stripped of 2009 ACC title

From the Atlanta Journal Constitution
-
Schultz- Tech made own mess
-
Read the NCAA’s public report
-
Johnson will use punishment to teach his players
-
Tech doesn't agree with NCAA punishment

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
USC lands 9 on preseason coaches' All-SEC squads
   Upcoming dates to note: July 20-22: SEC Media Days … Aug. 3: First day of preseason camp … Sept. 3: Season opener vs. East Carolina (7 p.m., Charlotte).
-
USC wins national title in football! (well, not really)

Curry- China is an option if lockout stays
C
harlotte Observer

Mark Gottfried excited about building Wolfpack, three big recruits on State's radar
Fayetteville Observer

ACC football preview series- Clemson looks to rebound from subpar season
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

Beamer, London play to their strengths selling Hokies, UVa football to high school coaches
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Texas-Arlington becomes 10th member of WAC
Houston Chronicle

July 14, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Judge denies request to restore McAdoo's eligibility
-
U.S. women advance to World Cup championship match
-
Canes, Sutter agree to 3-year deal

From WRAL
-
Austin blows up Twitter after McAdoo ruling
McAdoo sees request for injunction denied

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
-Plotting USC's path to success
-
Plans moving ahead for Coastal Carolina baseball stadium expansion

Under Armour unveils new USC football uniforms
Columbia (SC) State

ACC football preview series- Amid controversy, UNC has lots of holes to fill
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

Winds of Change Blowing Again?
scout.com

Don't cross a pirate
CBS Sports

Report: Auburn still under NCAA investigation
AP Sports

Wofford, Panthers say its business as usual for camp
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Kyle Busch goes for 100th NASCAR win
-
QBs say it's time to make a deal
-
A new chapter for storied course

From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
-
Redskins turn to solar power at FedEx Field
-
Steelers' Harrison calls NFL chief Goodell a 'devil'

VCU wins ESPY for 'Best Upset'
Richmond Times Dispatch

July 13, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
McAdoo's hearing bumped up to today
-
Wall outduels Hodge
-
WORLD CUP: What tired legs?

Hearing moved up in former UNC-CH player's lawsuit
WRAL

U.S. women to take on France today
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

From the Charlotte Observer
-
U.S. soccer coach at home in Lake Wylie
-
NFL- What's ahead if no deal this week
-
Lockout quiets Bobcats radio voice

WVU linebacker charged with armed robbery
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Bryce Sherman says he's off USC football team
-
Freshmen look to make an impact- Clemson hoping it has found new basketball stars in Sullivan and Sapp

Brian O'Connor changes the culture of UVA baseball
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Pembroke's Kelvin Sampson, J.B. Bickerstaff join Houston Rockets staff
Fayetteville Observer

Hokies snare receiver from South Carolina
Richmond Times Dispatch

ACC football preview series- Hurricanes seek the Midas touch
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

Highsmith striving for big season
New Bern Sun Journal

ACC Insider - Glennon's not an award winner, but he's a ‘player to watch’
W
ilmington Star-News

Marine’s YouTube request bringing star to Greenville
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 12, 2011

Blue Ribbon Preview: South Carolina
ESPN

SoCon Announces Public Television Partnership
soconsports.com

From cbssports.com
-
Major NCAA violations yield relatively minor consequences
-
Apparently, Ohio State needs NCAA help to get punishment right
-
Infractions scoreboard- Nearly everybody gets in on the fun

Deacons suspend two basketball players
W
inston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
U.S. women all the rage after epic win
-
Women's World Cup US-Brazil gets big TV rating
-
Sorensen- Still not a soccer fan
-
49ers' basketball slate taking shape
  Charlotte had an offer from another ACC school on Dec. 3 but couldn't get the East Carolina game moved.

Canes' No. 2 pick an 'intriguing' rookie
Raleigh News & Observer

New Hanover's Jackson cleared to play for Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

2011 Season Preview: Butch Davis building an NFL pipeline at UNC-CH
Anderson Independent

Beamer beckons Benedict to Blacksburg
Richmond Times Dispatch

ACC FB Preview- Duke
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

Review- 'NCAA 12' puts world of college football in the palm of your hands
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Phase one of Taylor Field facelift complete
Apex Herald

July 11, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Wambach, Solo key riveting US win over Brazil
-
If U.S. can't love soccer after this, it never will
U.S. wins thriller

From the Anderson Independent
-
2011 Season Preview: Ask an opposing beat writer - North Carolina at Chapel Hill
-
2011 Season Preview: UNC-CH players to watch, history and trends

WVU football- Luck is pleased NCAA accepted WVU's self-imposed penalties
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

WVU opponent preview- LSU
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Football commitments keep rolling in for Hokies, UVa
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ACC football preview series- Jackets remain a question mark
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

WR Roland commits to Gamecocks
C
harleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes' Murphy will take his shot
-
Busch regains his dominance

Aledo's Gray graces another football magazine cover
Weatherford (TX) Democrat

Need for Tommy John surgery increases for young pitchers
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 10, 2011

ACC football preview series- Virginia Tech reloads
Charlottesville Daily Pr
ogress

Bruce Smith's son commits to Tech
Richmond Times Dispatch

Hokies get second-generation Smith
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-
Former TCU basketball coach Dougherty dies
-
UT Arlington considers moving to WAC

Busch breaks it in
W
inston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke stocks up for basketball title runs
-
Duke's Chesson revolutionized ACC
-
Top ACC wide receivers
-
St. Aug's stadium plan renews old spat
-
Investigated football scout linked to Oregon, Cal, LSU

From the Charlotte Observer
-
An endless summer for Panthers QB Newton
-
Steelers' Ward arrested on DUI charge
-
Ready, aim ... Who'll bring firepower for the Bobcats?

July 9, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
McAdoo's contested term paper made public
-
Canes, Joslin agree on two-year deal
-
Campbell goes back to the future

Lawsuit gives UNC-CH’s McAdoo a chance to tell his side of the story
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
5 crucial questions about Panthers answered
-
Kiawah to let you play like the pros
-
Ohio State vacates 2010 football wins, Sugar Bowl
-
Another Georgia tailback gone
-
Court- NFL lockout to stay in place

Hokies hoping they find some offensive linemen at camp today
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

With Steward in fold, Clemson can focus on developing standout class
Anderson Independent

Earnhardt, Johnson say no hard feelings
W
inston Salem Journal

FIRED! Miss Sprint Cup from S.C. loses title (+survey)
Columbia (SC) State

Woodruff's Leamon says he'll play football at Clemson
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Mike London Q&A Series Part 3- Defense and special teams
Cavalier Insider

ESPY voting closes today
Richmond Times Dispatch

July 8, 2011

Yow confident in direction of Wolfpack
WRAL

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Virginia Tech aims to even the score with 2013 opener against Alabama
-
Athletic director to leave Hampton U. for Arkansas

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Duke, UNCCH among teams chasing top basketball recruit from New Hampshire
-
Titans veteran QB Kerry Collins retires

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Grass was greener for Collins elsewhere
-
Charlotte is now a hotbed of lacrosse

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Greater N.C. Pro-Am- Stack still giving back
-
International soccer powers set to play at Carter-Finley
-
Passing record stands for now
-
Woman indicted in death of MTSU basketball player

Rangers fan dies after falling over fence at Rangers Ballpark
Dallas Morning News

Mike London Q & A- Looking for gains
Richmond Times Dispatch

From Yahoo! Sports
-No. 43 South Florida
-
No. 44 Maryland

Vanderbilt Stadium getting new grass
AP Sports

Houston scout's business clashed with mentor role
Houston Chronicle

July 7, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
NCAA stands pat on its McAdoo ruling
-
Duke trio weren't draft darlings but still were champs
-
Loss to Sweden means U.S. must face Brazil
-
Kaberle still has drive
-
Transfer joining N.C. State women

NCAA, former NC justice respond to McAdoo lawsuit
WRAL

From the CBSsports.com
-
Championships without cheating- History is against it
-
Big Ten commish doesn't rule out split from NCAA

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Former Hornet dies playing pickup game
-
Tiny county expects big impact from race

From the Roanoke Times
-
Hokies freshmen getting acclimated to classes, football
-
Time for Shanahan to prove his worth

Gamecocks forward Cooke dislocates ankle
C
harleston (SC) Post & Courier

Mike London Q & A- Second opinion
Richmond Times Dispatch

All’s quiet on the WVU front, which can be good
Charleston (WV) Gazette

July 6, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
McAdoo sues UNC-Chapel Hill, NCAA for reinstatement
-
Tomas Kaberle comes to Canes; Corvo leaves
-
USA Baseball smacks a home run to Japan

Sundhage transforms U.S. World Cup team
Charlotte Observer (AP)

College Football Preseason Top 25- #19 South Carolina
Sports Interaction

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Logan Thomas does not equal Cam Newton, and other football musings
-
Greenberg changes Hokies' scheduling approach for the better

Va. Tech gets commitment from outside linebacker
Richmond Times Dispatch

NCSU quarterback is ready for his opportunity
WRAL

College Football Recruiting- Blue Devils, Wolfpack shore up at quarterback
Fayetteville Observer

Illini lineman arrested on battery charge has cocaine conviction
Chicago Tribune

College Football 2011- Power Ranking Every Conference by Defense
Bleacher Report

Temple recruits- Move to Big East coming soon
  By September 2012, the (Big East) conference needs to be set in their membership in order to capitalize on the negotiation of a new media deal when their current one with ESPN expires
CBSSports.com (blog)

Longhorn Network set to air two UT football games
Houston Chronicle

Roth, Price seem likely to return to USC
C
harleston (SC) Post & Courier

Clemson introduces digital ticketing
Anderson Independent

Clemson suspends ticket sales for Auburn game
Columbia (SC) State

U.Va. catcher Hicks signs pro contract
Richmond Times Dispatch

Virginia quietly putting together solid 2012 recruiting class
Charlottesville Daily Progress

July 5, 2011

Temple football recruits talking up Big East
Philadelphia Daily News

UNC-CH's handling of NCAA investigation should be revealing
Winston Salem Journal (7.3.11)

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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NCAA- Taunt at own risk- New penalty that could erase touchdowns goes into effect this season
-
Gamecocks increase 2012 class to 10 signees

Former South Pointe star Clowney set to enroll at South Carolina today
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

From the Bleacher Report
-
College Football 2011- Jadeveon Clowney and 10 Sleeper Prospects in the SEC
-
College Football 2011- Power Ranking Every Conference by Strength of Schedule
-
Categorizing Every BCS Coach: Are His Best Years Ahead of or Behind Him?

Why Does Clemson Continue to Underachieve?
Athlon Sports

It's been a long journey from Maysville to UNC-Chapel Hill for Donte Paige-Moss
Jacksonville Daily News

Knights' Ben Lewis chooses Syracuse
Frederick News Post

Panthers rookie set a high bar for himself
Charlotte Observer

Cole won't forget the Canes
Raleigh News & Observer

No gimmes allowed as U.S. looks for win vs. Sweden at Women's World Cup
Fayetteville Observer

Division II Va. school cuts sports program
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 4, 2011

From the College Football News
-
Preview 2011 - Navy Midshipmen
-
Preview 2011 - Clemson Tigers

Bobby Lutz coming home to join N.C. State coaching staff
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Racing in tandem until the mayhem
-
Dale Jr. furious
-
No question, Djokovic No. 1
-
ESPN will televise Wimbledon live beginning next year

From the Anderson Independent
-
Clemson baseball feeling the draft, and Dabo Swinney might not like national perception
-
2011 Season Preview: Under-the-radar recruiting a winner for State's Tom O'Brien

Morris- ESPN’s timing is off for CWS
Columbia (SC) State

Duke's Stroman saves it for U.S
Raleigh News & Observer

Q&A- UVa hoops coach Tony Bennett talks about the offseason, schedules and more
Charlottesville Daily Progress

July 3, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Decline was never defeat for Charles
-
Family, friends say goodbye to Charles
-
Terps docked practice time
-
Hurricanes add Anthony Stewart
-
U.S. in World Cup quarterfinals

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Virginia's Ferguson at front of the line
  Ed Emory never got the credit he deserved for helping turn Clemson into the program that won a national title (1981)
-
Kenseth's push gets Ragan out front at crunch time
-
Quarterback of Panthers past helps shape team's future
-
Newton running Panthers offense in Florida
-
How to fill fall amid lockouts
-
Kvitova defeats Sharapova to win Wimbledon crown

Tanner represents the best of state
Columbia (SC) State

Beating the odds- Batboy an inspiration, comfort for Gamecocks
C
harleston (SC) Post & Courier

2011 Clemson Preview
College Football News

July 2, 2011

From the CBS Sports
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Dodd- Conference moving day
-
Dodd- Ducks in hot water
-
Doyel- College ball beats NFL
-
Notre Dame settles with state in student's death
-
Four charged for party where Alabama player died
-
Shuler reluctant to address Tennessee AD rumors
-
Appeal period ends, no new bowls for three years

National press > Local media
SI.com

Despite recent records, Grobe a fixture at Wake
FS Carolinas

Duke fifth, UNC-CH sixth in all-sports rankings
Greensboro News & Record

JMU's Lowery college baseball's top catcher
Augusta Free Press

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
South Carolina celebrates second straight baseball championship with parade
-
Offensive lineman Mason Zandi commits to USC

Tigers had more highs than lows over the course of 2011 baseball season
Anderson Independent

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Carolina loses Cole but keeps Tlusty, adds three new players
-
Cole's departure opens door
-
Louganis scores high marks with Duke divers
-
Cutcliffe announces Duke staff changes
-
U.S. side has European flair
-
No free agency now, maybe no NBA games later

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Back at Daytona, Bayne has benefit of a longer view
-
Jamison- Players more prepared for this lockout
-
Marshall- Jordan could be key in lockout
-
Appalachian State loses Wray, Chisholm

10 years later, Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s win at Daytona still resonates
Fayetteville Observer

Michael Vick's image rehab continues with Nike endorsement reunion
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Oregon's Problems Get Worse
College Football News

July 1, 2011

2011 South Carolina Preview
College Football News

College Football's Expansion Winners and Losers
AthlonSports.com

Recruiting questions take years to answer
Richmond Times Dispatch

A tribute to Tanner
Columbia (SC) State

Back to the future- Past South Carolina players relish back-to-back championships
C
harleston (SC) Post & Courier

Virginia baseball team will have a much different look next season
Charlottesville Daily Progress

U.Va.'s Crockett sets sights on bigger goals after impressive CWS
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Lockout puts NBA season in jeopardy
-
Bobcats need cap to truly compete
-
Sharapova overcomes early mistakes to reach the final

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
NBA lockout begins as sides fail to reach new deal
-
Canes re-sign Jokinen
-
Louganis will visit with Duke divers
-
NASCAR seeks to get new fans

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-
Bzdelik optimistic about Wake Forest basketball
-
Sports Briefs- Holloway returning to N.C. State as coach

2011 Season Preview: Tech's Paul Johnson all-business on recruiting front
Anderson Independent Mail

MSU's Skinner arrested, charged with domestic assault
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

July 31, 2011

C-USA Football Media Day
  Coverage during Sunday's event and leading up to the season [LINK]
conferenceusa.com

From the Tulsa World
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C-USA football has plenty of storylines
-
TU football preseason outlook
-
Players, coaches discuss the extreme heat

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Houston and UCF chosen as C-USA favorites
-
Marshall's six newcomers getting stronger

Herd’s Holliday, Herrion take time out for golf
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM's Williams ready for a little football
-
USM ticket special available Monday
-
New faces at USM bring new confidence

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Coach Bob Toledo wants to 'finish the job' he started at Tulane, getting to a bowl game
-
Tulane gets second and third offensive linemen commitments of the week

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Conference USA's top five teams capable of big wins this season
-
Report: Rams sign former Edgewater/UCF star receiver Mike Sims-Walker

UTEP football coach Mike Price, Banyard ready for Sunday's Conference USA football meeting
El Paso Times

As Temperature Falls, So Do UTEP Football Season Ticket Prices
KTSM News Channel 9

Details Announced For Tiger Football FanFest On Aug. 6 At Tiger Lane
gotigersgo.com

July 30, 2011

From the Tulsa World
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C-USA could earn respect with tough schedules
-
QB Cody Green sees Hurricane as a better fit

From the El Paso Times
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Sports digest- Get discount UTEP football tickets, weather permitting
-
UTEP basketball- Oregon, UNLV on Miner schedule

July 29, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
-
Preseason Football Awards
  Houston's Keenum, Marshall's Curry and Tulsa's Johnson Take Top Individual Honors
-
C-USA Player Spotlight- Houston QB Case Keenum

Ex-Nebraska quarterback Cody Green to play for TU
Tulsa World

Conference reshuffling back on the radar
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UCF and Houston chosen C-USA football favorites by the media
Birmingham News

UCF, Houston top C-USA football poll
Tulsa World

UCF picked to win C-USA Eastern Division title
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH picked to win C-USA West; Rice tabbed fourth
-
Rice CB Gaddis elects to transfer

USM picked to finish 2nd in East
Jackson Clarion-Ledger (blog)

Media Picks Tulsa Second In CUSA West
KTUL

Tulane football team is picked fifth in Conference USA west
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP football shut out of preseason All-Conference Team picks
El Paso Times

SMU AD Orsini refutes Tennessee rumors
Dallas Morning News

July 28, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
-
2011 C-USA Football Preseason Awards
-
C-USA Player Spotlight- Memphis DL Frank Trotter

Conference USA- Questions and Answers
FS Houston

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Terrible Tigers have the Memphis blues
-
Kelly green is in at Cam Henderson Center
-
C-USA salutes Curry

UAB places two on preseason All-C-USA team
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Palmer goes into Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame this weekend
-
To a lot of us, he's still just 'Corky'
-
Former USM players getting chance with NFL teams

3 USM football players make C-USA preseason first team
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Five UCF football players named to preseason All-Conference USA team
Orlando Sentinel

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Newman offensive tackle Alex Paul commits to Tulane
-
Tulane linebacker Trent Mackey reacts to being named preseason All Conference USA

From the Houston Chronicle
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C-USA tabs UH's Keenum as preseason Offensive MVP
-
Rice punter Martens named preseason all-conference

From the Tulsa World
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TU's Damaris Johnson picked as C-USA Special Teams Player of the Year
-
Quarterback Beaver to leave Tulsa

July 27, 2011

C-USA Announces 2011 Football Television Schedule
conferenceusa.com

2011 CFN Conference USA Preview
College Football News

Expect a Conference USA turnaround in non-conference play
Los Angeles Times

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU opponents, Game 10- Tulsa
-
Steelers will give Harvey a chance
-
Tulsa's revolving door opens for Blankenship

Marshall opponents, Game 11- Memphis
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Wilson boomed football for USM, Chiefs
-
At this point in time, Favre is retired
-
USM BLOG- 2 more players sign NFL deals

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coach George O'Leary urges fans to arrive early, support Knights in 2011
-
Mark Richt says he was outcoached by UCF's George O'Leary in Liberty Bowl

Tulane's Pete Hendrickson signs a free agent contract with Houston Texans
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
UH Video- Introducing TaShawn Thomas
-
Football- 2011 Rice television schedule

From the El Paso Times
-
Four UTEP Miners off to NFL training camps
-
ESPN blog- UNM won't schedule UTEP over NIT spat?
-
El Paso shoots for C-USA tourney

City Officials Want C-USA Basketball Tournament To Return To El Paso
KFOX El Paso

July 26, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Player Spotlight- UAB QB QB Bryan Ellis
-Conference USA Teams Up with Home Team Sports to Score Corporate Sponsorships
-
C-USA Syndicated Radio Network

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UAB looking for a boost in '11
-
Purdue to open MU's '15 season at the Joan

Top games for C-USA teams during 2011
FS Florida

Marshall to host Purdue in 2015 season opener
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall-Purdue football game moved to 2015
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Hurricane looks to make most of TV time
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
UH Coachs Corner: Kicking with Tony Levine (w/video)
-
Centennial season- Rice helmets through the years

July 25, 2011

Keenum gets another chance
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall University receives millions for facility
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall opponent preview- Tulsa
Charleston (WV) Gazette

NCAA Baseball- Talking Houston Cougars with Jeremy Branham
Bleacher Report

Golden Eagles ready to soar in ’11
Biloxi Sun Herald

July 24, 2011

As new season approaches, Golden Eagles counting blessings
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Owls look to recapture recent success
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall gets $10M for sports medicine research
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Center of attention- Golden has shot at starting at center for Memphis
Jacksonville Daily News

July 23, 2011

C-USA Player Spotlight- Southern Miss QB Austin Davis
ConferenceUSA.com

2011 UAB Blazers College Football Predictions
Bleacher Report

Week six oppponent- UCF
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

2011 Preview Week 4- Virginia Tech
West Virginia MetroNews

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH makes smart move with Salinas situation
-
Take your pick- Keenum or Kolb?
-
Former Rice great Cobb to host charity event

From the Tulsa World
-
Gus Frerotte- Former TU quarterback enjoying coaching high schoolers
-
Preseason look at Tulsa's wide receivers

USM fans get up close look at team
Biloxi Sun Herald

SEC Commissioner says UCF is BCS material
Orlando Sentinel

July 22, 2011

Marshall opponents, Game 9- UAB
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Bleacher Report
-
2011 UTEP Miners College Football Predictions
-
2011 Rice Owls College Football Predictions

C-USA Player Spotlight: Tulsa QB G.J. Kinne
ConferenceUSA.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
'Peake, MU get together for football
-
Week five opponent- Louisville

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
College Football Countdown- No. 25 UCF
-
College Football Mailbag- Why is UCF ranked so high?

From the Tulsa World
-
Preseason look at Tulsa's running backs
-
Less NCAA Rules, Not More

7 Bowl Games to Feature C-USA Teams
College Fantasy Football Insider

July 21, 2011

UCF quarterback Jeff Godfrey arrested for driving with suspended license
Orlando Sentinel

UH finds no compliance issues in relation to Salinas
Houston Chronicle

Former Tulsa OC says Clemson speed didn't compare to Hurricane last season
Tulsa World

From ConferenceUSA.com
-
Conference USA Institutional Excellence Award
-
C-USA Player Spotlight- UCF DE Darius Nall

Countdown to Football- 45 Days - Air raid coming in C-USA
Birmingham News

Former tennis player sues USM, NCAA, Viator
Hattiesburg American

In NIT Season Tip-Off opener, SMU to visit Colorado State, Oklahoma State to host Ark. Pine-Bluff
Dallas Morning News

July 20, 2011

From ConferenceUSA.com
-
Conference USA Scholar Athlete Awards
-
C-USA Player Spotlight- Tulane QB

Golden Eagles sign deal with BYU
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Southern Miss' Bowie, Memphis' Zurcher win honors
-
Marshall strength coach leaving for U. of Dayton
-
Boykins shines in N.C. game
-
Solich on track with Bobcats

Marshall game 8- Houston
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulane Youth Impact Program is a teaching lesson for all
New Orleans Times Picayune

Up close with TU basketball coach Doug Wojcik
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Safety Candy granted sixth year of eligibility; OL Akins does not qualify academically
-
Salinas' dealings with college coaches coming to light

July 19, 2011

From ConferenceUSA.com
-CUSA Football Media Guide (.pdf)
-
C-USA Football Well-Represented on Preseason Watch Lists
-
C-USA Player Spotlight- Marshall DE Vinny Curry
-
New HD Broadcast Model Promises More Live Conference USA Games Available to Fans

Officials confirm Houston hoops benefactor killed himself
Houston Chronicle

Southern Miss seeks championship
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall opponent preview- Rice
Charleston (WV) Gazette

On the road with Tom Herrion- Herd coach is 'creature of habit'
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Tulsa World
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Report- Former Nebraska quarterback Cody Green calls Tulsa, Baylor finalists
-
More shuffling on Tulsa staff as Kilian departs for LSU
-
TU-ORU basketball game remains in jeopardy, but not 'dead issue'

Tampa Bay Rays hoping Tulane's Brandon Gomes steps up
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 18, 2011

UTEP officials try for 'ideal' football schedule
El Paso Times

Kickoff times not on side of Herd fans
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Federal documents filed against Donnan
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Birmingham News
-
Feasibility study for on-campus stadium at UAB is still a work in progress
-
UAB will face NIT champion Wichita State in November

Summer Vacation- Conference USA
Football Study Hall (blog)

Photos- SMU's 2011 football schedule
Dallas Morning News

July 17, 2011

Social media integration a big part of athletics
Hattiesburg American

Reigning champs hope to fill holes on defense
FS Southwest

Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson determined to get on-campus football stadium built
New Orleans Times Picayune

Quarterback Club Resides in C-USA!
News On 6

Preview 2011 - UAB Blazers
College Football News

Fedora not enamored with preseason honors
Hattiesburg American

2011 football important, but not only for guys
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
One year after slaying, death of Memphis basketball star Lorenzen Wright remains mystery
-
Tigers' Porter rated best in recruiting by Rivals.com for the decade

Photos- 10 SMU football players you need to know for 2011
Dallas Morning News

July 16, 2011

Ereck Plancher- UCFAA files motion seeking new trial after jury's verdict
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall schedule rates high on rugged
-
Marshall players leading off the field

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Federal documents filed against Donnan
-
MU needs to hang on to more of its players

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Kickoff time set for Marshall home opener
-
Marshall opponent preview- Central Florida

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Sketches of USM baseball stadium expansion
-
Fedora draws on the past to inspire Golden Eagle fans

2011 Preview Week 2- Southern Miss
West Virginia MetroNews

Notebook: New Memphis Tigers baseball assistant enthusiastic
Memphis Commercial Appeal

C-USA Player Spotlight: Rice DE Scott Solomon
   Senior returns to bring leadership to the Owls defense
Conference USA

Tulsa, OSU, OU quarterbacks make O'Brien watch list
   Conference USA has placed six quarterbacks on the watch list

Tulsa World

UAB RB Pat Shed on the Doak Walker Award preseason list
Birmingham News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane's Orleans Darkwa selected to Doak Walker Award watch list
-
Summer baseball aiding development of LSU, Tulane players

TU names former WR Kyle Grooms director of football operations
Tulsa World

View the SMU Mustangs' 2011 football roster, schedule
Dallas Morning News

Jobs hard to come by for UTEP athletes in slow economy
El Paso Times

July 15, 2011

Marshall opponent preview- Central Florida
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Rice announces kickoff times for three games
Houston Chronicle

Sources- Kyle Grooms to be TU's next director of football operations
Tulsa World

From the Birmingham News
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S Jake Ganus commits to UAB
-
UAB linebacker Marvin Burdette on Butkus Award watch list

Arkansas' Archie Goodwin likes Memphis Tigers, plenty of others
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 14, 2011

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall to play Navy
-
National predictors say Herd to struggle

Marshall announces home-and-home series with Navy
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall opponent preview- Louisville
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers raise $7.2 million in donations
-
Memphis Tiger staff watching trio of up-and-comers

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa's Kinne talks about summer workouts
-
TU helps bridge the football gap

More than 30 apply for USM softball job
Hattiesburg American

Fedora, Mullen to appear at Tailgatepalooza
Biloxi Sun Herald

Coaches Corner: Kevin Sumlin, part three (w/video)
Houston Chronicle

NCAA Basketball Tournament first round for the Don Haskins Center?
El Paso Times

July 13, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
-
Conference USA Names 2010-11 Athletes of the Year
-
Tulane's Ryan Grant Named To Biletnikoff Award Watchlist
-
USM's Duhon and Williams Named to Rotary Lombardi Award Official Watch List
-
Two Cougar Football Stars Named to Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List
-
Four Mustangs On 2011 Rotary Lombardi Award Official Watch List

Preview 2011 - Tulane Green Wave
College Football News

New blog keeps up with Hunt for the Herd Contest
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UAB receives three football commitments, including two local players
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers hoping for shot at prep basketball star Shaq Goodwin
-
Newby wants eyes of Tigers focused on him

Football- Tulsa's Nelson named to Thorpe watch list
Tulsa World

June Jones- SMU starting to believe, 'You can see that swagger, that walk'
Dallas Morning News

July 12, 2011

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd safety arrested, dismissed
-
Marshall Game 4- Virginia Tech

Holliday dismisses Brown from team
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Mustangs check in at No. 39
Yahoo! Sports

Briarwood Christian QB Ben Craft commits to UAB
Birmingham News

Three Southern Miss signees won’t join team
Biloxi Sun Herald

Former Wake Forest QB Skylar Jones joins University of Memphis Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Preview #54 on College Football Countdown
Lost Lettermen

TU football players toughening up in boxing gym
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Newsstand talk- Owls consensus pick to finish fourth in C-USA West
-
Coachs Corner: James Dickey (w/video)

Tulane's Brandon Boudreaux named to summer All-Star baseball team
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 11, 2011

TU and C-USA proving to be a great pairing
Tulsa World

College Football 2011- Predictions for the Top Quarterbacks in Each Conference
Bleacher Report

Time to dust off the ‘must win’ tag
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Memphis' Joe Jackson helps Team USA take fifth place
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Coachs Corner: Kevin Sumlin (w/video)
Houston Chronicle

July 10, 2011

Fedora not backing off challenge
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Memphis' Joe Jackson helps USA defeat Poland 84-47
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 9, 2011

Year of the quarterback in C-USA
Tulsa World

From conferenceusa.com
-
UH Center Chris Thompson Named to Outland Trophy Watch List
-
Preseason Honors Continue For Herd's Vinny Curry
-
Tiger Dontari Poe Lands On Two National Award Watch Lists
-
USM's Kelvin Bolden and Korey Williams Named to National Award Watch Lists

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Today at No. 38- Southern Miss
-
Big East should dump USF and add UCF

USM needs funding for baseball weightroom
Hattiesburg American

FEARLESS FORECASTS- Bulldogs, Eagles look solid while Rebels need improvement
Biloxi Sun Herald

Marshall opponent No. 3- Ohio
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Curry makes Nagurski list
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Memphis' Joe Jackson and Team USA fall to Russia in U-19 quarterfinals
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 8, 2011

D'antoni, Pennington bullish on $19 million needed for facility
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd's Gomez signs with Atlanta Braves
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Plancher attorney Steve Yerrid- If UCF wants a new trial, be prepared to lose more than $10 million
Orlando Sentinel

Ranking UCF Opponents
ESPN 1080 (blog)

NCAAF Betting Tips- Hype surrounding UCF ripe for bettors
Sports Memo (blog)

From the Houston Chronicle
Video- Introducing the UH Coaches Corner
-
Top Rice sports moments from 2010-11

July 7, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Football. Gabe Franklin Named Cornerbacks Coach At UTEP
-
Willson Named to Mackey Award Watch List
-
Knights Insider- Knights to Watch in 2011
-
McRath Teams Up with Boys and Girls Club of America

Marshall opponent 2- Southern Mississippi
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Preseason 120- No. 45 UCF
Yahoo! Sports

UTEP brings in former WAC, pro player to take over cornerbacks assistant job
El Paso Times

In loss to Croatia, University of Memphis' Joe Jackson scores 14 for Team USA
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulane golfer Maribel Lopez Porras gets local honor
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 6, 2011

The Biggest Scandal - The UCF Ruling
College Football News

UCF, Magic team websites only give good news
Orlando Sentinel

Tulsa top C-USA school in Learfield Cup standings
Tulsa World

Tulsa tops C-USA in Learfield rating
Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Keenum named to Maxwell Award watch list
Houston Chronicle

Curry in hunt for defensive award
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

USM to hold 3 preseason football parties
Hattiesburg American

Lack of access frustrates Titans linebacker McRath
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Memphis Tigers add Robert Morris to schedule
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Nick Russell to join SMU men's basketball team
Dallas Morning News

Tulane coach optimistic for first season of play in sand volleyball
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 5, 2011

Rhoades says Tennessee has not contacted him
Houston Chronicle

Tigers' Joe Jackson scores 8 for USA
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Marshall Game 1- West Virginia
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulane transfer Tomas Bruha the big man on campus
New Orleans Times Picayune

Shaping up- For UTEP Miners, summer drills are 'where we get better'
El Paso Times

Give Dave Rader some credit for saving TU football, too
Tulsa World

July 4, 2011

Golden Hurricane are No. 47
Yahoo! Sports

WVU opponents- Game 1, Marshall
Charleston (WV) Gazette

July 3, 2011

New USM strength coach brings 'intensity'
Hattiesburg American

Ereck Plancher trial: Parents still mourning loss of `perfect son'
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane's Ed Conroy trying to build spirit early
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 2, 2011

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Ereck Plancher trial- Parents of UCF player say jury awarded them justice
Video- Enock and Gisele Plancher on why they filed suit
-
Ereck Plancher trial- UCFAA plans to file long list of appeals

Plancher's Death Should Be A Learning Experience, Not Just a Court Case
SB Nation

From the CBS Sports
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$10 million not enough to replace Ereck Plancher
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Jury finds UCF negligent in player death
-
Shameless Central Florida is a monster

Countdown to Football- 63 Days -- Southern Miss capable of winning Conference
Birmingham News

Holgorsen laid back about game against MU
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers guard Joe Jackson leads USA national team to victory
-
University of Memphis notebook: Tiger softball coach Windy Thees leaves

Pooh Williamson joins SMU coaching staff as assistant
Tulsa World

Rhoades says Tennessee has not contacted him
Houston Chronicle

July 1, 2011

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Ereck Plancher trial- Jury finds UCFAA guilty of negligence in Plancher's death
-
Maybe all of college football should have been put on trial

2011 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Preview
College Football News

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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For Hamrick, goal is to put Herd on even level as peers
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Marshall hoops- Shaq Johnson tries to keep friend's memory alive

Marshall sells more season tickets
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

OPINION- Marshall Should Pull Plug On WVU
West Virginia MetroNews

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football picks up its fifth commitment
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Tulane women's basketball hires a new director of operations

From the El Paso Times
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Ex-UTEP Miner Julyan Stone wants to wait out lockout
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UTEP senior associate athletic director to Cal-Riverside

UH baseball assistant Trout hired by Texarkana College
Houston Chronicle

Memphis Basketball Report: Earnest Shelton out of Europe, preparing for next career
Memphis Commercial Appeal