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ECU, C-USA and Regional Web Headlines
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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

May 31, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Fall To 23rd At NCAA Championships
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NCAA Championship Golf Blog - Wednesday, May 30

Pirates have plenty of experience in NCAA play
Winston Salem Journal

Pirates prepare for Storm
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Pirates prep for regional, visit hospital
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Lebo ready for Minges makeover
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ECU recruit found dead

Hoffman to start Game 1
WITN

St. John's Opens NCAA Tournament Play Against ECU For Second
RedStormSports.com

East Carolina’s Varner shoots 73, tied for 16th at NCAA golf championship
Charlotte Observer

East Carolina recruit dies in swimming accident
Golfweek.com

May 30, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Tied For 16th After Round One Of NCAA Championships
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NCAA Championship Golf Blog

ECU keeping focus amidst tragedy
NCAA.com

Update- Body of missing James City swimmer is found
 
Trevor Times, an ECU golf signee, was a student at Jamestown High School and was a member of the school’s golf team last fall.
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From WITN
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Body Of ECU Golf Signee Found In Virginia
ECU to Chapel Hill Regional

From the East Carolinian
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Baseball earns spot in Chapel Hill regional
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Pirates make postseason
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Track and field trio head to nationals

Audio - Billy Godwin, Kevin Brandt and Chase McDonald spoke with Pirate Radio on Tuesday
Pirate Radio 1250

Two-Sport Captain Headed to East Carolina University
 
Marisa Giglio, Marlborough High Class of 2012, has excelled in softball this season.
Marlborough Patch

Tudor- Injuries, slumps hound ex-Heels, Pirates baseball stars
Raleigh News & Observer

Former Pirate doing the job for Mudcats
TheHerald

Seven former local standouts head to NCAA Division I baseball
Gaston Gazette

Baseball America's Aaron Fitt questions East Carolina's seed in NCAA baseball tournament, but maintains Tulane should not have made it
New Orleans Times Picayune

Chapel Hill transit readies for NCAA Regional
The Daily Tar Heel (blog)

College Football Countdown: No. 82 East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

May 29, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Bubble's bounce fires up Pirates
Audio- Godwin & players on the NCAA regional
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NCAA Chapel Hill regional schedule

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Baseball Headed To Chapel Hill Regional
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Chapel Hill Regional Tickets Are Now On Sale
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NCAA Championship Golf Blog

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's regional relief
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Pirates set for NCAA finals debut

Pirates tied for 16th at NCAAs

St. John's baseball gets familiar NCAA foe
New York Daily News

Pirates staying close to home
Washington Daily News

To be continued
Kinston Free Press

ECU baseball makes it the NCAA Tournament
WNCT

Pirates Bound for Bosh
WITN

NCAA BASEBALL- Tar Heels to host ECU, St. John's, Cornell
Durham Herald Sun

From Baseball America
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Plenty of interesting storylines
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The Field Is Set

Tudor- Pirate golfers overcome long odds, begin NCAA tournament
Charlotte Observer

May 28, 2012

Fruitful Sunday for UAB, Rice
Bonesville.net

Varner processing greatness
Greenville Daily Reflector

NCAA Championship Golf Blog
ecupirates.com

Multiple Projections Agree- Beavers are a Two Seed and are ACC Bound
Building the Dam

Final Projection
Baseball America

May 27, 2012

Pirates regroup for win, await fate
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Aliotta Qualifies For First Career NCAA Outdoor Championships
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ECU Tops UAB In C-USA Tournament Finale, 10-3

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Powerful Pirates
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Thompson leads ECU over UAB

UAB regulars get some rest in 10-3 loss to ECU at C-USA Baseball Championships
B
irmingham News

Saturday Mini Stock Report
Baseball America (blog)

Brooks finds value in being sidelined
Cherry Hill Courier Post

May 26, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Central Florida has no mercy on Pirates
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C-USA Tournament Scoreboard & Schedule
WTIB Audio- TOT (Bojangles' Ahoskie)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Pair Headed To NCAA Outdoor Championships
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No. 16 UCF Rolls Past ECU, 11-1, In Eight Innings
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Harley Progresses To 400-Meter Hurdle NCAA National Quarterfinal

ourney troubles for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

11pm Sportscast
WITN

UCF wins Big
conferenceusa.com

May 25, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates aim for recovery
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C-USA Tournament Scoreboard & Schedule
WTIB Audio- TOT (John Kane)

From ecupirates.com
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Harley Progresses To 400-Meter Hurdle NCAA National Quarterfinal
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Jelnick Tabbed Academic All-America
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Reynolds A Finalist For John Olerud Player-Of-The-Year Award

May 24, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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ECU miscues costly in tourney opener
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WTIB Audio- TOT (Walter Jones)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Falls To Tulane In C-USA Championship Opener, 4-3
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Pirates Kick Off NCAA East Preliminary Action Thursday

Errors cost ECU at C-USA tournament
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tulane baseball tops East Carolina to begin Conference USA tournament
New Orleans Times Picayune

ECU vs. Tulane
WITN

May 23, 2012

Golfers hit the big time, aim to impress
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Receive Seed and Tee Times for NCAA Championships
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Seven Pirates Earn All C-USA Honors

Tulane up first for ECU at C-USA tourney
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates open tourney vs. Tulane
Kinston Free Press

Pirates place seven on all-conference team
Washington Daily News

Tulane Green Wave baseball team hoping C-USA Tournament provides ticket to NCAAs
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane Green Wave baseball team hoping C-USA Tournament
NOLA.com

Maness Shines in Double A Pitching Debut
Southern Pines Pilot

Conley's Kirkpatrick Picks ECU
WITN

May 22, 2012

WTIB Audio- TOT (ECU Golf Coach Press McPhaul)
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Reynolds Named To C-USA All-Academic Team
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Softball Announces Summer Camp Dates

ECU vs. Tulane Wednesday
WITN

NFL Former THS tight end gets shot with Raiders
Thomasville Times

May 21, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates get set to face elite field
Audio- Billy Godwin Previews the Tournament

The lifer
 
Game runs deep in ECU's Reynolds
Kinston Free Press

May 20, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Gaffes sink ECU in regular season finale
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Conference USA Baseball Tournament Schedule

From ecupirates.com
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Baseball Enters C-USA Championship As Sixth Seed
Pirates Earn First-Ever Berth To NCAA Championships
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Pirates Drop Final Game Of Regular Season, 11-2

Pitcher adjusts well to D1
Tribune Democrat

ECU vs. VCU highlights
WITN

Pirates reach NCAA Championships
Greenville Daily Reflector

Southeast- Alabama rolls to fifth title of spring
 
Ranked 38th in the country, East Carolina earned its first-ever trip to nationals
Golfweek

May 19, 2012

Bass, Smithmyer deliver in Classic win
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Defeats VMI In Terry Sisisky Classic, 14-8
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A Message To The Pirate Nation
  
ECU Athletics Director Terry Holland Embraces the Cornerstones of Competition
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ECU Stands Second Through Two Rounds At NCAA Regional

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Thompson, Bass help ECU hammer VMI
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ECU finishes out in Virginia

May 18, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Casting a wary eye on 2012 opponents- Part IV
WTIB Audio- TOT (Tom Tillis)

ECU vs. VMI Friday
WITN

ODU's Selig calls ECU's Holland a "strong advocate" for Monarchs' move to Conference USA
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates In Third After Opening Round Of NCAA Men's Golf Regional
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Track and Field Nets 21 NCAA East Preliminary Qualifiers

WVU football: Creative scheduling used to fit Alabama
 
A WVU source said Wednesday the game at ECU in 2014 was pushed back.
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Jack man's gift lifts family's spirits
espn.com

May 17, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Tim Younger Named Finalist For Fan's Choice Award
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ECU Set To Begin NCAA Men's Golf Regional Play

Guest column: Surviving life after the NFL
espn.com

Injured Pirates healing
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

May 16, 2012

ECU sends off seniors with a bang
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Tame Panthers in Home Finale, 13-1
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Softball Adds Another For 2013

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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A fitting farewell
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ECU's Reynolds a little of everything

Pirates roll past High Point
Kinston Free Press

East Carolina Rolls in Home Finale
WNCT

ECU vs High Point
WITN

High Point baseball loses at East Carolina on Tuesday
HPU Panthers

May 15, 2012

Pirates searching for clutch hits
Bonesville.net

BRIAN BAILEY SHOW: Guest Coach Billy Godwin
Pirate Radio 1250

A little of everything
Greenville Daily Reflector

High Point Baseball travels to East Carolina for final non-conference contest
HPU Panthers

ECU practice cancelled
WITN

Mychal Parker talks about transferring to Loyola from Maryland
Baltimore Sun (blog)

May 14, 2012

USM puts double whammy on Pirates
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Women Finish Second At C-USA Outdoor Championships
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USM Completes Sweep Of No. 30 ECU, 5-4 (12 Innings)

ECU swept by Southern Miss
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina v Southern Miss
WITN

C-USA sweep for Southern Miss
Hattiesburg American

Undrafted Free Agent Lance Lewis Could Be Washington Redskins Big Surprise in 2012
Redskins 101

May 13, 2012

Game knotted when rains come
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Aliotta Wins Second Career C-USA Shot Put Crown
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No. 30 East Carolina Looks To Even Series With Southern Miss
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ECU-Southern Miss Baseball Game Suspended Due To Rain
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ECU's Season Comes To An End At NCAA Central Regional

Narron brothers reunite on Brewers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From the Hattiesburg American
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Rain suspends play at USM-ECU game
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Berry not worried about Robbins' short outings

Suspended game Highlights
WITN

Pirates’ game suspended
Greenville Daily Reflector

Amherst's Mendoker to transfer to UMass
ESPN

May 12, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Epic pitcher's duel goes to USM, 1-0
WTIB Audio- TOT (Winslow's)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Sweep Hammer Titles At C-USA Outdoor Championships
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ECU Moves Up To 20th With 18 Holes Remaining
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Southern Miss Wins Pitching Duel, 1-0
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ECU-Southern Miss Baseball Scheduled Altered

ECU bats silenced again
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pierce throws complete game against Pirates
WITN

USM, Pierce win pitchers' duel over East Carolina
Hattiesburg American

Pierce spins a gem to spark Eagles
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

May 11, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Casting a wary eye on 2012 opponents- Part III
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Recruiting Class of 2013 Thumbnails (Updated)
WTIB Audio- TOT (Mark Bibbs)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Ends Season With Loss To Marshall In C-USA Championship
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ECU Struggles During Open Round Of NCAA Regional
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Pirates Set To Challenge For C-USA Titles In New Orleans

MU women rout defending champs to open C-USA tourney
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
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Robbins a dual-threat for Southern Miss
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USM set for series vs. East Carolina

As Advertised
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

May 10, 2012

Pirates in search of something truly special
Bonesville.net

Ron Cherubini: Will the BCS Moves Bolster or Bust our Pirates?
Purple Haze Insider

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Goes For Third-Straight Championship
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ECU-UNC Chapel Hill Baseball Game Cancelled Due To Rain
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McGee, Overton Johnson, Trevathan Ready For NCSHOF Induction
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Pair Of Pirates Receive C-USA Accolades
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ECU Ready To Participate In Central Regional

Eagles seeking a few more runs
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Eagle offense looking to rebound
Hattiesburg American

May 9, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates reel in a big catch in Smith
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Smithmyer shines, ECU strolls
WTIB Audio- TOT (Bill Faison, Ed Goodwin)

From ecupirates.com
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No. 30 East Carolina Walks To Victory Over Elon, 4-1
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Jelnick Receives Conference USA All-Academic Honors

Batten- ECU off to uncharacteristically quick start in recruiting
Fayetteville Observer

ECU v Elon
WITN

Pirates Win 5th Game in a Row
WNCT

Five and counting for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina quiets Elon again
Burlington Times News

Emanuel 'E' Davis goes big time
Outer Banks Sentinel

Friendly foes
Kinston Free Press

Saddleback punter a late C-USA commit
rivals.com (sun req'd)

2012 East Carolina Football- Reset Versus Collapse
SB Nation

May 8, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Big play RB Lee aims for quick impact
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Sweep propels ECU down home stretch
WTIB Audio- TOT (Pat McCrory)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Headed To Athens For NCAA Regional
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East Carolina Baseball Notebook
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Reynolds Named To Olerud Two-Way Watch List

ECU Women's Assistant Leaving For Wingate
WITN

Elon, UNC-Chapel Hill next up for East Carolina
Greenville Daily Reflector

Phoenix, Heels to visit ECU
Kinston Free Press

Tar Heels Face Seahawks And Pirates In Midweek
TarHeelBlue.com

From the Fayetteville Observer
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ECU's new-look league and other Monday thoughts
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Robeson County commissioners give ECU land for dental clinic

11pm Sportscast
WITN

Reynolds Named to Olerud Award Watch List
WNCT

May 7, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Naysayers have it wrong on C-USA
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ECU finishes off Herd as Wright delivers

From ecupirates.com
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Wright's Three-Run Double Lifts ECU To Sweep, 6-3
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Pirates Enter C-USA Softball Championship As Sixth Seed
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Lady Pirates Drop Finale At Memphis 5-3

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates complete sweep of Marshall
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Editorial- ECU's goals for athletics

Pirate Highlights
WITN

Wright, Reynolds spark Pirates to sweep
Kinston Free Press

Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach still loves to play basketball
Fayetteville Observer

May 6, 2012

Pirates snatch extra-inning thriller
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Softball Comes Back Twice For Sweep Of Memphis
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Clark's Game-Winning Single In 10th Lifts Pirates, 8-7
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Senior Class Reflects On Time And Friendships At East Carolina
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ECU Student-Athletes Set To Participate In Commencement Activities

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU rallies past Thundering Herd
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'Great day to be a Pirate'
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ECU Notes- Physical therapy student beat odds

Pirates edge Herd in extras
Washington Daily News

ECU vs Marchall Highlights
WITN

Walkoff bunt lifts Pirates
Kinston Free Press

May 5, 2012

Brandt corrals Herd as ECU sails
Bonesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Ballard hopes to add 14th school
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Pirates mash Marshall in opener
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It's official- C-USA expands

Brandt corrals Thundering Herd
Washington Daily News

Video from WNCT
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Pirates Take Game One from Marshall, 8-2
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Conference USA adds 5 members

ECU vs Marshall
WITN

May 4, 2012

Casting a wary eye on 2012 opponents- Part II
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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A Message To The Pirate Nation
 
ECU Athletics Director Terry Holland Talks About Expected Student-Athlete Behavior
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Jelnick Named First Team Academic All-District
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Maness Named Cardinals Organizational Pitcher-of-the-Month

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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C-USA closing time
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Football player suspended after arrest
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More than 3,500 Pirates graduating this weekend
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Editorial- Reflect ECU after graduation

From the Kinston Free Press
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Notebook- Brandt solid again for ECU
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ECU linebacker suspended after arrest

ECU Football Player arrested, charged with animal cruelty
WNCT

From the WITN
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Two ECU Students, Including Football Player, Arrested On Animal
11pm Sportscast

From the Fayetteville Observer
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ECU, NC State land speedy backs
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East Carolina's Seth Maness chosen for team award

Last-place Herd can still make C-USA tournament
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall Prepares for Weekend at No. 36 East Carolina
HNN Huntingtonnews.net

May 3, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Frank Adams III To Make PGA Tour Debut
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Vote To Bring GameDay To Greenville

McNeill not fazed by third-year pressure
Jacksonville Daily News (4.25.12)

May 2, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Lincoln Riley on the State of the Offense
WTIB Audio- TOT (Marlo Thomas)

From ecupirates.com
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Harold Varner Named C-USA Golfer-Of-The-Year
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Vote To Bring GameDay To Greenville
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Four Pirates Sign Free Agent Contracts With NFL Organizations
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Women's Golf Headed To Fifth-Straight NCAA Regional

On his way
Kinston Free Press

McNeill visits Wilmington to rally ‘Pirate Family'
Wilmington Star-News

Report- Conference USA Set to Add Six Teams
WNCT

May 1, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Victories Come in Multiple Flavors
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Photo Gallery- ECBL at Clark-LeClair
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WTIB Audio- TOT (Dennis Mitchell)

ECU’s Bowden arrested, suspended
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU’s Bowden arrested
Washington Daily News

Two ECU players arrested at club; a third on gun charges
USA Today

Davis heads up list of signed undrafted rookies
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pirate Golf Trio Takes Home C-USA All-Conference Honors
ecupirates.com

Q&A: Former WR coach talks new job, UA facilities
Arizona Daily Wildcat

Video from WNCT
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BREAKING NEWS- ECU basketball player arrested on gun charges
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Two ECU Basketball players arrested & released

Shamar Bowden Arrested
WITN

 

May 31, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Bobcats lose again
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Tar Heels counting on deep pitching staff
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Mountaineers eager for NCAA opportunity

Sacrifice fly in ninth eliminates Catawba in NCAA Division II World Series

Tar Heels start NCAA Tournament run at home
The Daily Tar Heel

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCSU pitcher Ethan Ogburn angling for NCAA regional start
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Duke baseball coach Sean McNally resigns
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No slowing down this summer for Duke’s Krzyzewski
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In 4-1 loss to Brazil, US learns it has to toughen

From the Charlotte Observer
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Who's No. 2? Bobcats extend losing season
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Tom Sorensen- That's gonna sting
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Rick Bonnell- Bobcats' Higgins reacts
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Scott Says... You gotta be kidding
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Smith pleased with offense's direction
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Rookie Kuechly toting a heavier load at Panthers practices
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NFL to keep Pro Bowl despite this year’s poor play

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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New Orleans Hornets winning NBA draft lottery is justice after string of tough breaks
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Winning NBA lottery could accelerate New Orleans Hornets' rebirth

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina Gamecocks feeling relaxed entering NCAA baseball tournament
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Costal Carolina’s Connolly, Burke making impact with submarine-style pitching

For USC and Clemson, 'never' could be no longer
Anderson Independent

Butler, VCU should make Atlantic 10 stronger than ever next basketball season
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Big East TV dollars could fall well short of other conferences
NBCSports.com

From ESPN
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Big East TV deal, future- Unpredictable
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Big East mailblog

SDSU president 'optimistic' about Big East
UT San Diego

May 30, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Carolina RailHawks surprise MLS’ L.A. Galaxy in U.S. Open Cup
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RailHawks’ upset win a great night for soccer in the Triangle
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Catawba on brink of elimination after falling 6-5 to Delta State at Division II World Series
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N.C. State to establish sports Hall of Fame
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Pack’s Choi tied for 14th in NCAA golf championship

From the Winston Salem Journal
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UNC Wilmington relying on local pitchers
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N.C. State opponents wary of Turner's speed
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Deacons still smarting over NCAA snub

From the Charlotte Observer
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Potential Bobcats- Who's up for grabs in NBA draft?
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Sorensen- What if you stink & lose again?
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Analyst- Don’t reward Bobcats for tanking season
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Lottery basics- 14 teams will have shot at top pick
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CBA has Panthers kicking players out of OTAs

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson’s Richie Shaffer is waiting for his chance but will he get it?
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South Carolina freshman left fielder Tanner English almost played at Coastal Carolina
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College of Charleston’s Brandon Murray is red-hot entering NCAA baseball tourney

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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U.Va. baseball coach has tough pitching decisions to make
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Butler shifting to A-10 this fall
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D.C. United trips Kickers in OT

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Many baseball teams would cherish a 'down' year by Virginia's standards
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Myths, facts about ACC football as Florida State, Clemson ponder future

Pitching coach guides Coastal Carolina hurlers to prominence
Columbia (SC) State

SEC coaches want top four in playoffs
Shreveport Times

Is WVU the Boise of BCS level?
Charleston (WV) Gazette

May 29, 2012

Long hours decide field
Columbia (SC) State

Appalachian, ECU make NCAA baseball tourney; Wake Forest left out
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Florida selected as top seed in baseball tourney
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UNC-CH baseball earns national seed in NCAA tournament
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Potential Pack matchup with No. 1 Florida looms
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NCAA Division II teams like Cary for baseball venue
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Kahne continues string of strong runs with 600 win
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Kentucky’s Anthony Davis the prize in NBA Draft lottery

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNC-CH, NC State regionals to have distinct North Carolina flavor
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UNCW baseball heads to Raleigh Regional

In-state flavor touches base for NCAA baseball regionals
Burlington Times News

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina gets not only a national seed, but also Clemson in its NCAA tournament Regional
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Clemson has almost nothing to lose playing as a No. 2 seed at nationally-seeded, two-time defending College World Series champion South Carolina in the NCAA Baseball Tournament
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Clemson tries to learn from history in Columbia Regional
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Clemson coach Leggett undecided on pitching rotation for Columbia Regional
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Cougars make NCAA field, will face Georgia Tech

Revenge possible for Virginia in NCAA baseball draw
Richmond Times Dispatch

U.Va. opens NCAA baseball tournament vs. Army
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Wolfpack’s Choi seeks an encore at NCAA golf championship
Raleigh News & Observer

May 28, 2012

NCAA Baseball Homepage
ncaa.com

Math might not add up again for Elon baseball team
Burlington Times News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kasey Kahne puts troubles in his rearview mirror
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Hamlin can't catch Kahne, finishes second
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Botched pit stop hurts Johnson

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina baseball will host regional, which history says bodes well for Gamecocks
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NCAA Baseball Tournament projections for College of Charleston, South Carolina, Clemson and Coastal Carolina
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Two-minute drill with Clemson economics professor Raymond Sauer

Seahawks firing on all cylinders going into NCAA tourney
Wilmington Star-News

Georgia Tech beats Miami to win ACC baseball title
Greensboro News Record

N.C. State, UNC-CH draw NCAA regionals
Raleigh News & Observer

May 27, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Raceday- Your guide to the Coca-Cola 600
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Trevor Bayne still needs a big break
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Coca-Cola 600 lineup analysis
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‘Safe pick’ Kuechly pads Panthers' depth at LB
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Five draft lotteries that changed NBA history
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Tar Heels spoil Wolfpack's title bid
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Georgia Tech advanceds to ACC title game
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Vandy earns SEC championship game berth

Seahawks claim CAA baseball crown
Wilmington Star-News

UNCG opts not to retain baseball coach Mike Gaski
Greensboro News-Record

Canes won acceptance in first run to Stanley Cup finals
Raleigh News & Observer

WVU, Luck are ignoring what's good for West Virginia
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

College football expansion craze has Southern roots
Shreveport Times

How Baylor's drastic athletic surge has altered Bears' image -- and recruiting
Dallas Morning News

May 26, 2012

ACC baseball tournament really isn't one
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Pastrana brings the X factor to NASCAR
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Miami win eliminates Wake, UNC-CH in ACC title chase
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McGibbons homer lifts Clemson
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Miami quells Big 12 rumors
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Florida bounces S. Carolina from SEC
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Catawba ready for its first World Series
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Miss Coors Light revs up fans

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina eliminated by Florida in SEC
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Swinney contract extension talks progress, though deal not “finalized” according to agent

Petty front row for Charlotte race
Greensboro News Record

UNCW remains unbeaten in CAA tournament
Wilmington Star-News

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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U.Va. down, but not out, after run-rule loss
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UR stays alive in A-10 tourney
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Danica not missed at Indy

May 25, 2012

Having gambled on better media pot, Big East facing deal of its lifetime
CBS Sports

Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick reaffirms commitment to Big East
Orlando Sentinel

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson board meets to discuss college football landscape; chairman Wilkins said Clemson would listen to offers from other conferences
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South Carolina edges Auburn 5-3 in SEC tournament
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Cougars’ early exit from SoCon Tournament could be costly

SEC began dominating college football despite trailing ACC in revenue
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Morris- ACC stands for more than just football
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
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UNC-CH loses to Miami, and coach will miss next game
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Wake Forest defeats N.C. State in ACC tournament

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH falls to Miami in ACC baseball; Fox suspended for next game
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Wake Forest rolls past N.C. State 7-3 at ACC
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UNC-CH’s Mike Voight left lasting impact on ACC football

U.Va. peaking at the right time as baseball postseason begins
Richmond Times Dispatch

Weaver- Hokies staying in ACC
Roanoke Times

Lightning delay doesn't faze McSwain as Seahawks win opener
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Mature Newton lightens mood as his load grows
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Where does Rivera rank in SN coaches list?
-
No Indy envy for Patrick

Friends, fans gather to mourn loss of former WVU coach Stewart
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

May 24, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick reaffirms Irish's commitment to Big East
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Rumors prolific but facts harder to find in college expansion talks
-
Big East athletic directors support four-team playoff that rewards conference champions

VT operates in black again; UVa's revenue ranks 25th among Division I public schools
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State rallies to beat Miami in ACC opener
-
UNC-CH continues winning streak with 6-0 victory against Wake Forest
-
Former star UNC-Chapel Hill running back Voight dead in Virginia
-
Ga. Tech shocks Fla. State in ACC tournament
-
DeCock- Time to reassess Hurricanes’ draft performance
-
Duke cyclists claim national title in Utah

Vanderbilt beats South Carolina with bunt
tennessean.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rusty Wallace, 4 pioneers added to NASCAR Hall
-
Panthers lineman grounded – except on weekends

Revitalization of pitching staff has been key for Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

May 23, 2012

Virginia Tech, Virginia athletic directors profess faith in ACC's stability, future
Hampton Roads Daily Press

SEC tournament not high on priority list
Columbia (SC) State

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Va. Tech AD not ready to decide on Journell
-
NFL wins salary cap dispute with Redskins

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State has unfinished baseball business
-
UNC baseball enters ACC tournament on a hot streak
-
Tudor- ACC baseball coaches didn’t hit their predictions
-
Canes’ goalie Murphy heads to Russia
-
Railhawks set stage for hosting the L.A. Galaxy

Wake Forest finds a home in NCAA baseball regional projections
Greensboro News-Record

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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VCU's Cullen has swing that fits to a tee
-
Hampton again seeking CAA affiliation?

From the Fayetteville Observer
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UNC-CH Tar Heels snag dual-threat QB from Ohio
-
N.C. State signs LSU transfer Ralston Turner

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW's Scalf honored as top coach in CAA
-
Slick fielding part of Seahawks' 2012 conference title

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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College of Charleston has work to do to secure NCAA baseball bid
-
As postseason begins for South Carolina baseball, Christian Walker recalls fond memories
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Clemson announces starting pitchers for ACC Tournament; Brady available in relief

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hall of Fame coach Sloan interested in Bobcats job
-
Is Virginia Tech transfer headed to Charlotte 49ers?
-
Duke players build bonds in Ethiopia

May 22, 2012

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Heart attack claims former WVU coach Stewart
-
Stew’s loyalty was genuine
-
Stewart ‘a true Mountaineer’

SEC-Big 12 postseason agreement creates another PR problem for ACC football
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Big room needed for Big East meetings
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF, Big East members confident in future, inspired by TV options
-
Boise State athletic director says Broncos still plan to join Big East

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Colonial serves notice to SoCon on conference expansion
-
Clemson pitcher Mike Kent goes for his most important save
-
Two-Minute Drill with South Carolina’s Tanner English

RGIII on Redskins- 'I can help this team win'
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Tar Heels on a roll heading into ACC tourney
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Five biggest OTA goals for Panthers
-
N.C. State slugger a hit at his fourth school
-
Bobcats coaching prospect McMillan has a fan in ex-GM
-
Want Hall of Fame flair? Think Tim Richmond

Canes sign two defensemen to new deals
Raleigh News & Observer

May 21, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heart issues don't slow Pack’s determined tight end
-
MASN cable TV dispute goes on
-
ACC baseball tournament pairings set

From the Charlotte Observer
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All-Star win part of Jimmie Johnson's plan
-
Q&A- Rivera says Panthers’ growth is apparent

SEC-Big 12 bowl game means a Final Four
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

UR's thumbs-up was instrumental in VCU's addition to the A-10
Richmond Times Dispatch

Top-seeded Seahawks get bye in first round of CAA baseball tournament
Wilmington Star-News

May 20, 2012

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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At pivot point, CAA seeks to rebuild membership
-
CAA should change "move it and lose it" rule

From the Charlotte Observer
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Johnson takes control, scores All-Star win
-
Q&A- Rivera feels good about Panthers' direction
-
I'll Have Another wins Preakness, Triple try next

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Wake Forest completes sweep of Clemson with 7-0 win
-
C of C earns share of SoCon baseball title, will face The Citadel in tourney

Wolfpack falls to Seminoles in rubber match of series; Heels win
Raleigh News & Observer

George Mason rallies, snaps UNCW's winning streak
Wilmington Star-News

MAC left out of conference realignment
Toledo Blade

May 19, 2012

WVU football- Creative scheduling used to fit Alabama
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charlotte Observer
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Dale Jr. addresses legacy, dry spell & fighting
-
Kyle Busch wins pole for All-Star Race
-
How the All-Star race works
-
Rivera- Panthers have not arrived

Big 12, SEC ink bowl deal for league champs
Houston Chronicle

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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No. 9 LSU defeats No. 2 USC, 5-2
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Walker and Price help No. 2 Gamecocks salvage split vs. No. 9 LSU in key SEC series
-
Clemson falls to Wake Forest
-
Former Clemson football player killed in motorcycle crash
-
UNC Greensboro stuns Cougars

Plea deal may help Va. Tech kicker return to football
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Offense clicks as Seahawks beat George Mason twice
Wilmington Star-News

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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From the tarpit- ODU football recruiting ratchets up
-
William and Mary committed to evolving CAA

VCU ready for league that could be 'scary good'
Richmond Times Dispatch

May 18, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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DA won’t charge former ASU football players accused of rape
-
Ewing could become NBA rarity – a big man as head coach
-
Biyombo revved up for NASCAR races
-
Jeff Gordon looking for All-Star kickstart to his season

Format is set for All-Star race
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State upends top-ranked Florida State in baseball opener
-
National title boosts Krzyzewski’s compensation to $7.2 million
-
Jets sign Coples to 4-year deal
-
Baseball players whiffing on graduation

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Don't bother comparing N.C. football teams to other states
-
ACC releases football TV schedule

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Idle Gamecocks move into first place; Postponed USC-LSU SEC series now a twinbill Friday and single game Saturday
-
ACC announces more kickoff times for Clemson football

Grambling AD stands by Doug Williams
Shreveport Times

Stormy weather halts UNCW, George Mason in 7th
Wilmington Star-News

May 17, 2012

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Two A-10 teams in same city- Tough on coaches, good for hoops
-
It's time to stop the madness of college conference realignment

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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SEC championship within reach as No. 2 South Carolina hosts No. 9 LSU
-
Conference shuffle could be headed for SoCon- College of Charleston and Davidson on Colonial Athletic Association’s list
-
Two unearned runs cost Citadel in 2-1 loss to Elon in baseball
-
South Carolina athletic department ranks 20th in revenue, 19th in expenses

Dooley talks Fulmer at Caravan
Elizabethton Star

Skip Holtz talks USF football
Orlando Sentinel

From the Charlotte Observer
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ACC to include all 14 teams in expanded basketball tournament
-
49ers field house will carry the Halton name
-
Greg Biffle not ready to make the Rallycross jump
-
Lenoir-Rhyne football scores big for NASCAR pit crews

Seahawks first baseman again flourishes at the finish
Wilmington Star-News

Swofford says his faith in ACC's stability unshaken by Florida State-to-Big 12 rumblings
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCCU’s head football coach arrested, charged with assault
-
Duke basketball expects promising future despite spring upheaval
-
N.C. State shortstop Diaz takes charge
-
Canes’ Faulk aims for world hockey title

May 16, 2012

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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VCU believes it has a lot to gain in move to A-10
-
Leaving CAA for A-10 is risky business for VCU

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Emboldened by 2011 Final Four, VCU believes A-10 better basketball home than CAA
VIDEO- VCU president Michael Rao discusses forfeiting $5 million in NCAA tournament revenue
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Atlantic 10 commissioner calls VCU 'perfect fit'

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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It's official- VCU heading to Atlantic 10, leaving CAA
-
The CAA is doomed

From espn.com
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3-point shot- Interesting times for CAA
Video- VCU moving to A-10
-
Big West reconsiders Boise State for all non-football sports

From the Winston Salem Journal
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FSU scanning the horizon, with football in mind
-
Blue Devils land coveted recruit

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
N.C. State baseball coach Elliott Avent suspended
-
Amile Jefferson picks Duke over N.C. State
-
Kyrie Irving named NBA Rookie of Year
-
Jefferson decision big for Duke, but unfair expectations await

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Coach Mike Krzyzewski not likely to return for 2016 Olympics
-
UNC-Pembroke in second place at NCAA Division II national golf championship
-
N.C. State Wolfpack finds future cornerback in Florida

Board chairman says Clemson committed to ACC and has had no contact with the Big 12; Auburn gametime announced
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Virginia pitcher Shane Halley fights back
Roanoke Times

Clemson RB Bellamy won't play for Tigers
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlotte Observer
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Ex-Panther Stephen Davis' legend never slows down
-
NASCAR fines Kurt Busch $50,000

Isiah Thomas’ file does not give a cause for firing from FIU
Miami Herald

May 15, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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SBI starts criminal probe of UNC-Chapel Hill program
-
Panthers’ special teams need to be much more special
-
Bobcats taking ‘nice, slow pace’ on coaching search
-
ACC faces tough road to redemption in Challenge

Money threatening to tear apart proud Colonial Athletic Assoc
247 Sports

VCU expected to announce it will join the A-10
Richmond Times Dispatch

Our View- ASU- Playing the game to win long term
Watauga Democrat

Boise State should jump Big East ship
Sporting News

From USA Today
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Report- VCU to join Atlantic 10 Conference in 2013
-
Is withering WAC facing its final season of football?

Withering WAC has been a revolving door for years
Manteca Bulletin

Liberty Looking For FBS Invitation
WHSV

Could Robert Morris be on the move?
Beaver County Times

Seahawks' shortstop salvages senior season
Wilmington Star-News

Clemson clinches series win over No. 1 Florida State to strengthen postseason resume
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

FSU president scrutinizes league move
Columbia (SC) State

May 14, 2012

Florida State to Big 12 dust-up, TV deal with ESPN dominate ACC spring meetings
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Lochte poised to replace Phelps atop swim world
-
Panthers punter got his shot in heavy wind
-
Tempers flare after flag at Darlington

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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After Sunday rain-out, South Carolina will make final push for SEC title
-
Clemson-Florida State baseball rained out Sunday, doubleheader set for Monday

College roundup- UNC, State and Duke sports briefs
Raleigh News & Observer

Tech's Johnson takes advantage of gridiron dominance
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Panthers hope to find diamond in rough at minicamp
-
City wins English title for 1st time in 44 years

May 13, 2012

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Johnson gives Hendrick its 200th victory
-
Clemson’s Wilhelm set the standard for ACC

Rivers shines for N.C. State graduates
Raleigh News & Observer

From cbssports.com
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Big 12 expansion could lead to consolidation of power
-
FSU- 'Misinformation' spread about ACC contract
-
Pitt suing Big East to join ACC in 2013
-
Boise State reconsidering Big East?

After ACC's 'shocking' TV deal, Florida State chairman hints at Big 12 interest
Dallas Morning News

Conference carousels continue to turn
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Undrafted DT puts his career on the line
-
Kuechly will line up outside for Panthers
-
Phelps shows vulnerability at Charlotte UltraSwim

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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No. 3 South Carolina falls to Georgia in 10 innings
-
Clemson tops No. 1 Florida State in series opener; Brittle’s hitting streak ends

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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U.Va., Virginia Tech engaging in civil turf tussle for Hampton Roads recruits
-
Virginia Tech's helmet ratings come as concussions worry football

No surprise- At big schools, money takes front seat
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Dumb jocks not just a West Virginia problem
Charleston Gazette

May 12, 2012

Mason stays in the CAA; no decision from VCU
Richmond Times Dispatch

George Mason to remain in CAA; no decision yet from VCU
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers rookie is an investment with big return
-
Charlotte’s Berens shows he’s 200 free threat at Ultraswim
-
Pitt, seeking to join ACC in 2013, sues Big East
-
N.C. State-UNC Chapel Hill basketball home-and-home lives another year

UNCW clinches top seed
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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No. 3 South Carolina blanks Georgia, 3-0, in baseball
-
Clemson pitcher Dominic Leone discovers cut fastball
-
Smith looking for spark at Darlington Raceway

May 11, 2012

From the Fayetteville Observer
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ACC football embraces 2nd-tier status with Friday night games
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Kinston police arrest ex-UNC Chapel Hill football player in shooting

UNC-CH, NC State projected as hosts for NCAA baseball regionals
Greensboro News-Record

What's the CAA's future if state schools leave? Regroup or unravel
Richmond Times Dispatch

TV deal secured, Swofford says ACC spring meetings will focus on BCS future
Hampton Roads Daily Press

FCS set to expand playoffs to 24 teams in 2013
W
inston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers reach agreement with first-rounder Kuechly
-
Swimmer Michael Phelps making Charlotte stop on farewell tour
-
'Lady in Black,' this is Danica

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke pitcher draws Major League attention
-
Dale Jr. looks for breakthrough at Darlington

Virginia Tech adds 3 hoops assistants, but loses top recruit
Roanoke Times

May 10, 2012

Cobb writes letter to ASU fans
Watauga Democrat

Conference USA Expansion- Appalachian State An Option, AD Confirms
SB Nation

Conference Carousel Continues to Turn
College Baseball Insider

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC, ESPN agree on $3.6 billion TV rights deal
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UNC Chapel Hill’s Fedora at rest, briefly
-
Kentucky may have two ex-NCSU guards
-
Water skiing champ Kristi Overton Johnson joins N.C. Hall of Fame

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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ACC reaches agreement on new television deal with ESPN, closing divide in media dollars for conference
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College of Charleston assistant Mark Byington taking a job on Virginia Tech staff
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ACL- The scariest acronym in sports
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No. 3 South Carolina blanks Furman, 7-0, in baseball

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte swimmer Nick Thoman back at it in Ultraswim
-
For draft picks, contracts first, then rookie camp
-
Bobcats line up candidates for job

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Don't blame Virginia Tech's new coach, James Johnson, for Finney-Smith's transfer
-
Jones, Larranaga say staff will be critical for rookie head coach Johnson

Will RFP spell RIP for MSN?
Charleston Gazette

NCAA discussing partnership with Major League Baseball
Birmingham News

May 9, 2012

Conference decisions loom for ODU, VCU, Mason
Hampton Roads Daily Press

MTSU left at the door
rivals.com

Hawks struggle on offense against Heels
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Tiger's missing ball- Whodunit? Whereisit?
-
Roy Williams- Basketball players did work assigned
-
Wolfpack freshmen baseball players living up to expectations
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Gamecocks land Raleigh QB Mitch
-
Great Alaska Shootout- 49ers will play Texas State

College of Charleston baseball team, boosted by wins over Gamecocks and Tigers, aims for NCAA tournament bid
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

WVU sports seeking bids for media contract
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Charleston Gazette
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Luck still not dismissing Stanford A.D. rumor
-
Report- Big 12 agrees to media deal extension

Aggies' Byrne- It was time to go
San Antonio Express News

Dysfunction leaves Big East looking for new leadership
Orlando Sentinel

Splitting headaches for Big East
Boston Globe

Commissioner Steps Down Amid Big East’s Instability
New York Times

New UNC-CH Football Coach Larry Fedora Visits Greenville
WNCT

May 8, 2012

ASU hoping it won't get lost in conference reshuffling
Winston Salem Journal

Marinatto resigns as Big East commissioner
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Did Marinatto have a prayer?
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC Chapel Hill players made up 39 percent of suspect classes
-
No. 4 Mount Olive poised for NCAA Division II baseball title run
-
What if hand-eye coordination was less about the hand and more about the eye?
-
New UNC Chapel Hill football coaching staff to receive $4.07 million

From the Charlotte Observer
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Another stellar finish at Quail Hollow
-
Bobcats take a look at ‘hot commodity’ Malone
-
Panthers sign veteran punter Harris
-
Capel family of coaches savoring 76ers' success

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW's diminutive Bass adds value in other ways
-
Trot Nixon among 4 inducted into Wilmington Hall of Fame

Danica Patrick ready to take on Darlington’s ‘track too tough to tame’
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

May 7, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Colorful Fowler gets his first PGA Tour title
-
Young guy in orange perfect on 18
-
Home advantage falls short for Simpson
-
Wells Fargo Championship delivers again

Source- Bill Byrne, who guided Texas A&M's move to SEC, to retire Tuesday
Dallas Morning News

Brad Keselowski patents a new move to win at Talladega
al.com

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina beats Arkansas 10-7 to win sixth straight series
-
Clemson’s talented receiving corps could be the nation’s best
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Clemson’s Brittle extends hitting streak to 20 games in win over C of C

The time is now for talk on UD's athletic future
The News Journal

Robert Griffin III puts tools on display
Richmond Times Dispatch

Return of Colin Moran provides lift for UNC-Chapel Hill
Raleigh News & Observer

UNCW baseball clinches CAA tourney berth with win over Towson
Wilmington Star-News

May 6, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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History could repeat itself for Rory McIlroy
-
Simpson at home in Wells Fargo lead
-
Bobcats’ next coach should be a teacher
-
Panthers blocker Silatolu paves path to pros

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Yow's challenge- Put N.C. State athletic department on top
-
Stage at Talladega couldn't be more perfectly set for Earnhardt Jr
-
I'll Have Another rallies to win Kentucky Derby

7 home games still the ideal for WVU
Charleston Gazette Mail

Cost of doing business in A-10 a consideration for VCU, GMU
Richmond Times Dispatch

Martin rapidly spreading the word about USC
Columbia (SC) State

Seahawks' bats come alive in win over Towson
Wilmington Star-News

ODU baseball falls to Tribe
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Dallas Morning News
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New Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby- 'Texas is always going to be an 800-pound gorilla in college athletics'
-
TCU offers sneak peek at Amon Carter Stadium renovations

May 5, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Move to C-USA puts 49ers on fast track
-
Basketball takes a back seat
-
49ers hoops faces 'short-term hit’
-
App. State AD- Time to change strategy
-
Case closed on golf ball mystery- Tiger misses cut
-
Panthers’ Johnson undergoes surgery to relieve swelling in knee
-
White colt, wild owner making waves

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Report finds academic fraud evidence in UNC-CH department
-
'The Hunger Games' sparks interest in archery
-
Tar Heels defeats Boston College 15-1 in ACC series opener

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson star Sammy Watkins arrested on drug charges by university police
-
College of Charleston travels to Clemson for big weekend baseball series
-
Citadel baseball drops SoCon series opener at Davidson
-
NASCAR’s female drivers not rivals or friends

New commissioner Bob Bowlsby says Big 12 doubts have been put to rest
Dallas Morning News

Seahawks lose series opener to Towson
Wilmington Star-News

Mountain West adds two more schools
The Coloradoan

May 4, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte 49ers call Friday news conference
-
Simpson aces home work, shares first-round lead
-
For Woods, mediocrity a significant improvement
-
5 horses to watch in Saturday's Kentucky Derby
-
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is brilliant

Accelerating change
 
Only four years ago the mere proposal of an FBS playoff was quickly dismissed.
cbssports.com

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Harris named new UNCW women's hoops coach
-
Guts, good pitches keep UNCW's Ramsey going

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Earnhardt hoping Talladega can help him end drought
-
Arrowood's pitching leads ASU's surge

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Junior Seau's death hit home for ex-Citadel head coach Bobby Ross, who has seen eight players die from his 1994 San Diego Chargers team
-
South Carolina freshman Joey Pankake settling down at shortstop; Gamecocks take SEC win streak to Arkansas

Superstars plus chemistry equals elite program
Columbia (SC) State

LSU to expand Tiger Stadium capacity to near 100,000
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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College baseball is hot – again
-
Cardinal Gibbons, parochial school teams remain in NCHSAA

Big 12 ensures stability for Mountaineers
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

May 3, 2012

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU weighs pros and cons on potential conference move
-
Q&A- Move by Monarchs would raise image, profile
-
ODU's decision could topple a line of dominos

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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ODU looking at C-USA?
-
Spiders welcome Butler to A-10

Butler to join A-10 next year
Philadelphia Inquirer

Sun Belt welcomes changes
Monroe News Star

From the Charlotte Observer
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Fearless Phil ‘the Thrill’ truly is one of a kind
-
Par-3 17th hole really isn't diabolical, merely difficult
-
4 players suspended by NFL for Saints' bounties
-
Saints' bad news good for Panthers?
-
Ex-NFL star Junior Seau is found dead at home
-
See Anthony Davis’ rookie season for $43- Yes, if Bobcats get him
-
US to play World Cup qualifier in Columbus

ACC All Access- After much speculation, Alabama transfer quarterback Phillip Sims is indeed headed to UVa
Hampton Roads Daily Press

No. 5 Gamecocks hold off Davidson, 2-1, in baseball
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes general manager talks about getting top player
-
UNC-Chapel Hill hires Hubert Davis as assistant
-
N.C. State to play in Jimmy V Classic
-
N.C. State forward Tyler Harris transferring
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Stevens- N.C. State receives commitment from Richmond County back
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N.C. Central football coach- Building something special
-
NCAA Women’s College Cup returning to Cary next year

May 2, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Source- 49ers headed to Conference USA
-
Anthony Kim hopes career will rebound in Charlotte
-
A hole-by-hole look at Quail Hollow
-
Draft guru likes Panthers' picks
-
Bobcats' coaching search could hinge on lottery, luck

Conference USA targets Old Dominion for expansion
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Old Dominion studies possible jump to Conference USA
-
James Johnson appears comfortable, confident as Virginia Tech's head coach

Morris- Another good move for BCS
Columbia (SC) State

Charleston Southern names Fred Applin as new women’s basketball coach
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Batten- Wolfpack land one of state's top blocking prospects
Fayetteville Observer

Switzer-Nehlen reunion symbolic as WVU heads into Big 12
Charleston (WV) Gazette

May 1, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats reassign Paul Silas, begin rebuilding
-
Silas pushed, never panicked
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Glover’s 2011 win went beyond the obvious
-
Tiger feels ready, praises Harris, Quail Hollow
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This Panthers free agent really is the kid next door

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Johnson set to return to Virginia Tech as head coach
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ACC All Access- QB Sims hasn't transferred to U.Va. yet

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Virginia Tech hires Clemson basketball assistant James Johnson
-
BCS appears dead, but more change is needed in college football

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC’s 2012 football favorites look familiar
-
ACC basketball outlook changes with Stoglin’s exit at Maryland
-
Canes’ forward thinking needs backup plan

ESPN contract has ups and downs for UVa baseball
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Assistant coach Chris Collins staying at Duke
Fayetteville Observer

Monday with Mike Fox
Inside Carolina

May 31, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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NCAA Baseball Regional Notebook
-
NCAA Men's Golf Championship Updates

Rice knows to take nothing for granted in regional
Houston Chronicle

UTEP football coach Mike Price adjusts camps to offset loss of funds
El Paso Times

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Experts laud Herd recruits
-
Daniel 'all in' for MU
-
Former MU assistant is first white SWAC coach

Former Tulane running back Matt Forte will host a football camp on campus
New Orleans Times Picayune

USM's Tyndall adds 4 prospects
Hattiesburg American

NCAA baseball tourney- Tallahassee Regional preview
Orlando Sentinel

UAB selling tickets to Friday and Saturday's NCAA Baseball Tallahassee Regional
Birmingham News

May 30, 2012

NCAA Men's Golf Championship Updates
conferenceusa.com

UCF baseball team eager to make a splash at Miami regional
Orlando Sentinel

UAB celebrates NCAA baseball postseason berth before returning to work
Birmingham News

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH notebook- Basketball team to get early start
Video- Owls ready to begin journey to Omaha

Southern Miss baseball has high hopes for 2013
Biloxi Sun Herald

Daniel takes over
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From punter to preacher
Hattiesburg American

May 29, 2012

C-USA Sends Four Teams to NCAA Regionals
conferenceusa.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Once again, Tulane Green Wave passed over by NCAA baseball selection committee
-
Tulane Coach Rick Jones "disappointed" by NCAA baseball selection committee's exclusion of Tulane

From the Houston Chronicle
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Regional host Rice has an eye on Omaha
-
Houston Regional notebook- Familiar foes coming to Reckling

From the Birmingham News
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C-USA schedule prepared UAB for this weekend's NCAA Baseball Regional
-
UAB headed to Tallahassee for the NCAA Baseball Championships Regional

Why 'everybody with options' could bolt Big East just as SMU joins
Dallas Morning News

University of Memphis golfers find swagger as NCAA finals begin
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 28, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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UAB Wins C-USA Championship 5-0
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Rice to Host NCAA Baseball Regional

From the Birmingham News
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UAB freshman Jeff Schalk breaks out of slump in championship game win over Memphis
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UAB beats Memphis, 5-0, for C-USA baseball title

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis baseball team falls to UAB in Conference USA Tournament title game
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University of Memphis Tigers basketball program hiring assistant Aki Collins from Marquette

Ratliff readying Charlotte for C-USA
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Rice, Baylor, A&M to host baseball regionals
Houston Chronicle

USM experience gained this season should help in 2013
Hattiesburg American

May 27, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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2012 C-USA Baseball Championship
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East Carolina Powers Its Way Past UAB
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Southern Miss Closes Out Year With 4-
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Late-Inning Runs Lift UCF Past Tulane

UAB and Memphis play for the C-USA Baseball Championships title today
B
irmingham News

UAB and Memphis play for the C-USA Baseball Championships title
The Huntsville Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers face Blazers for Conference USA baseball crown
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Big East Conference power brokers confident

C-USA Financial impact of Tech's upcoming move slowly taking shape
Monroe News Star

Welcome back, 49ers
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM's season ends on positive note
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COLUMN- USM baseball faced too many hurdles in 2012
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NOTEBOOK- USM hoops schedule starting to take shape

USM ends year with win over Rice
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
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Owls let one slip away
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UH wraps up season with win over Memphis

Former Army Ranger brings toughness as Tulsa football walk-on
Tulsa World

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane Green Wave's offense, defense falters in Conference USA Tournament
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Tulane Green Wave baseball done in by errors, Central Florida Knights

May 26, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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2012 C-USA Baseball Championship
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Cougars Win Finale
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UAB Opens Day 3 With 6-3 Win over Tulane

ODU's 2013, '14 schedules- A puzzling project
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

With move to Conference USA, four ODU programs need home
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Birmingham News
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UAB clinches spot in the C-USA Baseball Championships final
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UAB beats Tulane, 6-3, in C-USA Baseball Championships

USM wraps up season today, looks to '13
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM playing for pride today vs. Rice
Hattiesburg American

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars wrap up baseball season with victory over Memphis in C-USA tourney
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Rice retains high spirits despite C-USA tourney setback

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Basketball assistant is leaving
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Basketball series vs. WVU also in danger

Just getting SMU basketball on the map would be good job by Larry Brown
Dallas Morning News

Former University of Memphis QB's exit is restricted
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 25, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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2012 C-USA Baseball Championship
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Memphis Punches Ticket to C-USA
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Southern Miss slides past Houston, 8-
BB CH Southern Miss-Houston Highlights
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UAB Blasts UCF, 15-1 to Open Day Two
BB CH - Game 4 UAB-UCF Coaches Interviews
BB Champ Central - Day 1 Recap

Win over Rice puts Tigers in title matchup
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's loss ends chance at national seed in NCAA Tournament
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UH's season nears its end after tough loss to USM

Southern Miss wins, but still KO'd from championship contention
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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Golden Eagles beat Houston in 10 innings
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Sterling had big impact on USM game
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Roney wants the ball, even when it's hot

Win over Rice puts Tigers in title matchup
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Golden Eagles need 10th inning to rally past Cougars
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

UAB beats UCF, 15-1, in C-USA Baseball Tournament
Birmingham News

Tulane baseball leery of suddenly hot UAB in conference tournament
New Orleans Times Picayune

ODU likely to be a contender in Conference USA basketball
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Iliana Limón Romero talks Big East, UCF on Open Mike
Orlando Sentinel

May 24, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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2012 C-USA Baseball Championship
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Tulane Tops East Carolina, 4-3
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Rice Rallies to Defeat Houston, 7-5
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Memphis defeats Southern Miss, 14-3
2012 C-USA Baseball Championship- Game 1
BB CH - Memphis Coach Interview Game 1

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Tulane edges East Carolina at Conference USA Tournament
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Memphis uses big inning to defeat Southern Miss 14-3
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Southern Miss hires Garret Chachere as assistant football coach

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Tigers romp as Southern Miss season hangs in balance
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Southern Miss might have seen last of Pierce

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM off to tough start in C-USA tournament
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Pierce did good job before tiring
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Good news- USM breaks scoreless streak at Trustmark Park

Red-hot Tigers pound Eagles
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Changing members put C-USA in a pickle
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tulsa linebacker suspended three games
Tulsa World

Big East not close on splitting divisions, could separate SMU and Houston
Dallas Morning News

UAB basketball camps this summer could include instruction from NBA players
Birmingham News

May 23, 2012

2012 C-USA Baseball Awards
conferenceusa.com

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Confident Pierce prepared to carry Eagles in C-USA Tournament
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C-USA Tournament capsules
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Conference USA Notebook

From the Hattiesburg American
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'A whole new season' for Eagles
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Superlatives indicate USM has potential for bright future

Larry Brown rounds out SMU coaching staff with Houston's Ulric Maligi
Dallas Morning News

UH notebook- Cougars look to catch lightning at C-USA tournament
Houston Chronicle

May 22, 2012

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice enters C-USA tourney with highest national ranking of the season
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Whitting sets starters for first two days of C-USA tourney; Wiley cleared
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Rice Notebook- Tudor Fieldhouse to host Griner, Baylor

C-USA tournament starts Wednesday
Hattiesburg American

The 'Man of Steele' reveals his weakness
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tulane baseball players Brandon Boudreaux, Jeremy Schaffer named to C-USA's All-Academic team
New Orleans Times Picayune

Baseball fall; Old Dominion, New Conference; More Ashley
Miami Herald

May 21, 2012

May 20 Baseball Players of the Week
conferenceusa.com

Who looks strong in the Conference USA baseball tournament?
Hattiesburg American

A little guidance would help college football players avoid offseason headlines
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Meetings continue as R.C. Johnson's time runs out
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Memphis' hopes for 2013 Conference USA tourney beginning to fade

Like Curry, Dobson first team
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

May 20, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Rice will be No.1 Seed at C-USA Basball Tourney
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Five Advance to NCAA Men's Golf Championship

PHIL STEELE'S 2012 PRESEASON ALL-CUSA TEAM
philsteele.com (.pdf)

ODU athletic director knows first-hand the challenges of upgrading to Bowl Subdivision football
Hampton Roads Daily Press

C-USA defectors may be on the hook for $7 million apiece
NBC Sports

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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The business of sports, MU style
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Merger to end college football as we know it
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Herd baseball ends season on high note, beats Tulane, 10-0

Tulane baseball swamped by Marshall in home finale
New Orleans Times Picayune

C-USA Championship- Top seed Rice, UH to meet on Day 1
Houston Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
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No. 5 Rice earns Conference USA title with 5-2 win against No. 16 UCF
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UCF baseball loses to Rice, but program is blasting off

UAB baseball ends regular season with an 8-5 loss to Southern Miss
Birmingham News

Freshmen Roney, Robbins lead Golden Eagles past UAB
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM to play Memphis in Conference USA tournament opener
Hattiesburg American

Saturday Roundup- Conference Call
Baseball America

Just Danny- Deep love of family and basketball are traits of new TU basketball coach
Tulsa World

May 19, 2012

Hyphen Nation- May 18, 2012
conferenceusa.com

Southern Miss explodes for 10 runs in final two innings to claim 11-5 baseball win over UAB
Birmingham News

USM rallies late to beat UAB
Hattiesburg American

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU's jump to elite-level football buoys drive to expand home field
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Some area recruits rethinking options after ODU move

Run-scoring single in 11th by Andrew Garner lifts Tulane baseball against Marshall
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP football hires tight ends coach
El Paso Times

TU opens with 11-inning win
Tulsa World

May 18, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Adds Old Dominion
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Men's Golf NCAA Regional Update- Day 1
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Conference USA Concludes Annual Meetings

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Monarchs take the leap, decide to join Conference USA in 2013
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Football booted ODU through uprights to C-USA
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CAA is disappointed but understands ODU's decision

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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ODU's leap to Conference USA risky but understandable
VIDEO- ODU athletic director Wood Selig says head coaches endorsed move
VIDEO- President John Broderick announces ODU's conference switch
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ODU basketball, soccer would be competitive in Conference USA; steep climb for baseball

Old Dominion moving to Conference USA in 2013
cbssports.com

Old Dominion makes it 14 in C-USA
San Antonio Express-News

From the Birmingham Press
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Old Dominion set to join Conference USA in 2013-14
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Michael Busby leads UAB to a 2-1 C-USA baseball win over Southern Miss

Too many walks send Golden Eagles to defeat
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Blazers edge Eagles 2-1
Hattiesburg American

UD rival Old Dominion makes move to C-USA, FBS
delawareonline.com

SMU fires athletic director Steve Orsini
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Dallas Morning News
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Source- Clash with SMU's president led to AD Steve Orsini's firing
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Football coach Jones part of highs AND lows of Orsini's tenure at SMU
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Orsini's firing leaves questions as SMU enters pivotal period

UCF baseball claims 8-3 lead over Rice before game interrupted by storm
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane baseball takes care of Marshall
New Orleans Times Picayune

May 17, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Conference USA, Old Dominion a good match
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Herd opens 3-game series with Tulane
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MU could name new women's coach soon

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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C-USA hoops tourney likely headed to Tulsa
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Herd adds another men's basketball recruit

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF, others expected to pay about $7 million in C-USA exit fees
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Conference USA champion is headed back Liberty Bowl
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Despite bumpy start, Alex Friedrich is playing major role in No. 16 UCF baseball's success
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Video- UCF coach Terry Rooney urges fans to support Knights during big Rice series
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Video- UCF baseball coach Terry Rooney previews big series against Rice
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Schneider overcame injury, personal loss to help Knights

C-USA title on the line as Rice, UCF go at it
Houston Chronicle

USM could boost tourney seeding
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss plays at UAB tonight
Hattiesburg American

Missouri defensive back Robert Steeples says he's transferring to Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulane University sues City Hall over Uptown stadium construction process
New Orleans Times Picayune

May 16, 2012

Today In Conference USA
conferenceusa.com

C-USA schools insist they can compete despite college football's growing revenue gap
Orlando Sentinel

Former UAB QB Sam Hunt helps write Kenny Chesney's latest single
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Radford holds Thundering Herd to six hits in 3-1 win
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Herd recruit compared to Celtics' Pierce

Proposed Tulane stadium to be subject of three community forums
New Orleans Times Picayune

Eagles end regular season with UAB
Bi
loxi Sun Herald

USM NOTEBOOK- Eagles building confidence
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tigers' baseball team wins to reach .500 again
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Houston Chronicle
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Ex-Rice quarterback Kramer selected for College Football Hall of Fame
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UH notebook- Dismuke leads golf program in right direction

May 15, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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May 14 Baseball Players of the Week
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May 14 Baseball Notebook
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Four C-USA Softball Teams Earn NCAA Bids

Old Dominion officials briefed, ponder conference jump
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Old Dominion to mull league ties
espn.com

ODU board meets, makes no decision on C-USA
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

La. Tech lagging in funding with C-USA move on the horizon
Shreveport Times

3-point shot- C-USA tourney on the move
ESPN (blog)

UAB's non-conference basketball schedule next season could include trip to UNC-Chapel Hill
Birmingham News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Conference USA members say they are content despite reshuffling of members
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Conference USA members say they are content despite reshuffling of members
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UCF still might host 2013 Conference USA basketball tournaments

Knights look ahead to Big East future
Tampabay.com

The Tulane Green Wave baseball team continues to make NCAA
NOLA.com

Tulane baseball player Garrett Cannizaro is out with broken hand
Bayoubuzz

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd softball stunned by omission
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Radford faces Herd in baseball today

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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The Tulane Green Wave baseball team continues to make NCAA Tournament push
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Tulane baseball player Garrett Cannizaro is out with broken hand

Sun Belt commissioner- North Texas must forfeit one year's revenue for C-USA switch
Dallas Morning News

Back to work- UTEP basketball Coach Tim Floyd adds recruit, hopes Miners can jell
El Paso Times

Eagles end regular season with UAB
Biloxi Sun Herald

Rice notebook- Stainback's tennis past helping baseball future
Houston Chronicle

D-I programs struggle to make ends meet
Hattiesburg American

May 14, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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May 13 Baseball Weekend Roundup
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Four C-USA Softball Teams Earn NCAA Bids
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Houston and UCF Repeat Track Titles

From the Houston Chronicle
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No. 5 Rice suffers costly extra-inning loss to UAB in series finale
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UH earns berth in NCAA softball tourney, to play in Austin Regional

Charlotte 49ers leaving a conference they've dominated
Charlotte Observer

UTSA went into overdrive pitching itself to C-USA
San Antonio Express

C-USA getting the most out of its bowls
Charleston Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF fighting losing cause appealing Plancher verdict
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Conference USA members comfortable, but others may face more contentious spring meetings

UAB makes the NCAA Softball Tournament for the third successive year
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM's Bowie, Norwood win C-USA championships
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Dozier hits first big-league homer

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane baseball wins series at Houston after belting out an 11-2 Sunday clincher
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Southern Mississippi's Ganna Demydova sets Conference USA record in triple jump
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Tulane Green Wave's Ana Ruzevic repeats as javelin champ at Conference USA meet

May 13, 2012

C-USA did what it had to do to survive
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Rice beats UAB, takes sole possession of C-USA lead
Houston Chronicle

Recruiting Insider: Memphis coach Josh Pastner keeps light touch on dad's team
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF coach George O'Leary to reinstate 4 players, giving Knights more depth
Orlando Sentinel

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane baseball splits series at University of Houston with a 5-2 victory in second game on Saturday night
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Rice's Clayton Chaney wins decathlon at C-USA Track and Field Championships

May 12, 2012

USM hires O'Connor as associate basketball coach
Hattiesburg American

Meet the outsider who helped shape UAB's future
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UCF overtakes Marshall in ninth inning, wins 8-6
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Chuck Landon- Marshall, Morehead series just makes sense

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice takes 7-2 lead over UAB before game suspended
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AD Rhoades agreed to new deal with UH in January

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Conference USA track and field meet goes on despite weather conditions
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Tulane baseball game against Houston suspended with Wave leading 4-3

Former Tiger DT Dontari Poe out to prove he belongs in NFL
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF Athletics Association files appeal in Ereck Plancher wrongful-death case
Orlando Sentinel

May 11, 2012

Will Big East entry really benefit SMU?
Dallas Morning News

For Monarchs, possible CUSA move is about timing
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

One-Minute Madness- Conference USA expansion driven by television markets not good football
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Former Herd player faces gun charge
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No. 13 UCF visits for weekend series

No. 16 UCF baseball needs strong finish, a little help to host NCAA regional
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH's Rhoades a candidate for A&M's AD position
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Rice's Ratterree coming out of his slump
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Big East interim chief paints picture of stable conference

Brandon Boudreaux, Brennan Middleton to lead Tulane baseball against Houston
New Orleans Times Picayune

Shea Seals officially joins TU basketball staff
Tulsa World

Memphis Tigers' Drew Barham transferring
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 10, 2012

Conference USA, Mountain West take different approach to merger
El Paso Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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In best case, C-USA would be ODU's bridge, not destination
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Basketball and Conference USA

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall falls to Colonels
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Eagles, Curry agree to terms
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House of Herd gets best rating in W.Va

Marshall basketball- New rule gives Herd better call on recruits
Charleston Daily Mail

Timely hits elude Tigers in loss to Vols
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tyndall should soon get word on top assistant
Hattiesburg American

May 9, 2012

Video- Report- ODU to CUSA
WAVY

From the Hattiesburg American
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New schools should thrive in C-USA
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Eagle offense looking to rebound

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd gets another chance at Colonels Kentucky
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Field House makes way for soccer
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Scarver passed the Herd test

In-state talent helps Herd climb in C-USA softball standings
Charleston Gazette

Jordan Clarkson, Eric McClellan transfer from TU
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
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Benak's arm, Ratterree's bat leads Rice past SFA
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UH notebook- Silver Glove Series to survive realignment

Tulane's baseball team defeats Louisiana-Lafayette 7-3
New Orleans Times Picayune

May 8, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Seven C-USA Golf Teams Selected to NCAA
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May 7 Baseball Players of the Week
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May 7 C-USA Softball Players of the Week

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Coaches OK with new C-USA
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Marshall basketball rumor is disspelled

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Getting to know the newest members of C-USA
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Roundup- MU's Williamson honored

Marshall basketball- Scarver to bring shooting touch to Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the San Antonio Express-News
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Meet the new Conference USA
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Breaking down the C-USA numbers

ODU basketball, soccer would be competitive in Conference USA; steep climb for baseball
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tulane's baseball team makes strong NCAA Tournament push
New Orleans Times Picayune

UAB basketball signs JUCO C Fahro Alihodzic
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM coach checking into Woodyard situation
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Dozier singles in his first major-league game

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Julian Swartz named U of M assistant director of basketball operations
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Charges against former Memphis Tiger Wesley Witherspoon dismissed

From the Houston Chronicle
Does Wayne Graham need another lefty? I’ve got high, not-so-hard heat (w/video)
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Rice notebook- Braun adds California guard to signing class
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UH earns berth in NCAA men's golf regional

Danny Manning comments on his first commitment
Tulsa World

UCF leaders say future is bright in Big East despite league's drama
Orlando Sentinel

Big East commissioner resigns with SMU's arrival still looming
Dallas Morning News

Knight Court- UTEP men's basketball still waiting with 10 days left in signing period
El Paso Times

May 7, 2012

Southern Miss football player Jamal Woodyard among three arrested in Fairhope
Mobile Press Register

From the Hattiesburg American
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Report- USM's Woodyard arrested for robbery
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USM's Dozier gets the call to the Majors
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Tulane sweeps Southern Miss

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall adds sharp shooter
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MU's Johnson catches on in Washington

From the Houston Chronicle
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Owls rout Cougars, claim Silver Glove Series for 12th straight year
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Coogs come up short in Silver Glove Series for 12th straight year

Golden Eagles swept for first time since 2010
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

May 6 Baseball Weekend Roundup
conferenceusa.com

UAB is No. 2 seed in C-USA Softball Championship
Birmingham News

UCF baseball aims for series win against Presbyterian Monday
Orlando Sentinel

Pair of heroes key University of Memphis' win over UAB
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UTEP football tight ends coach Jeff Woodruff resigns
El Paso Times

May 6, 2012

Conference USA Adds Five New Members
conferenceusa.com

Conference USA or CAA? Either option could prove perilous for ODU
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Breaking down the 49ers' move to FBS
Charlotte Observer

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Fast forward to fall for Herd
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It's official- C-USA grows by five

Herd signs Texas juco shooter
Charleston Gazette Mail

From the Hattiesburg American
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New USM coach worked hard for success
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Law signs deal with Seahawks

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers coach Josh Pastner taking time in hiring assistant
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Timely hitting lifts Memphis Tigers baseball team

Jeremy Schaffer's single in ninth lifts Tulane baseball over Southern Mississippi
New Orleans Times Picayune

Aided by UH errors, Rice wins in 10 innings
Houston Chronicle

May 5, 2012

Room for one- ODU has till June 30 for C-USA decision
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UTSA makes decision to join C-USA official
San Antonio Express-News

Louisiana Tech's moving on up to C-USA
Shreveport Times

UNT President Lane Rawlins- 'The sky is the limit' after move to Conference USA
Dallas Morning News

FIU joins Conference USA
Miami Herald

Conference USA to add five schools in 2013
Fayetteville Observer

From the Birmingham News
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Conference USA fights for stability -- again
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UAB falls behind early in a C-USA baseball loss at Memphis

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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It's official- C-USA grows by five
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Curry pays tribute to Marshall

From the Hattiesburg American
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C-USA looking to future with 5 new schools
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Tulane stops Southern Miss

Boudreaux's two home runs drive Green Wave to victory
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Tulsa World
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C-USA reloads with five new schools
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The new C-USA members

UH thrashes Rice 11-6 to claim first victory in rivalry since 2009
Houston Chronicle

Memphis Tigers are too much for UAB in baseball
Memphis Commercial Appeal

May 4, 2012

Five say yes; ODU still says maybe to Conference USA
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Old Dominion football expenses would jump with move to C-USA
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Old Dominion studies possible jump to Conference USA

From the San Antonio Express-News
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For now, UTSA's big plan paying off
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'Runners part of big C-USA movement

Conference USA set to expand by five
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Seven schools on move Friday; ODU undecided
cbssports.com

UTSA approved for move to C-USA
NCAA.com

Official word on C-USA additions is expected on Friday
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM playing at Tulane this weekend
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DeWitt to get second chance at USM

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's 16-game Silver Glove streak casts a cloud over UH
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UH seeks to end a 'frustrating' 16-game losing streak to Rice

New Orleans slows Tulane University's timetable for new football stadium
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Dallas Morning News
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Former four-star SG Crandall Head calls SMU 'the leader' in transfer race
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Report- DUI arrest only thing that could keep touted G Josiah Turner from transferring to SMU

May 3, 2012

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice avoids big blow with 11-inning win over Texas Southern
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Rice's Ibrahim leaving school to pursue pro basketball career in Lebanon
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Houston's women's soccer coach resigns, leaves for Kinkaid

C-USA Won't Face Same Fate As WAC
West Virginia MetroNews

From the Shreveport Times
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Louisiana Tech's C-USA secret out of the bag
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Musical chairs

Louisiana Tech leaving WAC
Monroe News Star

Subcommittee OKs C-USA move
San Antonio Express

REPORTS- Conference USA expands for 2013
Watauga Democrat

C-USA expanding by as many as six schools for 2013
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Exit fees precede merger for C-USA
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Louisiana College Baseball RPI Report- Tulane improves but left with work to do
SportsNOLA.com (blog)

UAB linebacker Daniel White gets another chance at football
Birmingham News

May 2, 2012

C-USA to add 6 schools
CBSsports.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Report- C-USA to rebuild with addition of 6 new schools
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Herd recruit a Kentucky All-Star

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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C-USA expanding by as many as six schools for 2013
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Herd's Bullock, Johnson head to Redskins camp

C-USA looking to add schools
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UTSA can't afford to stand still in C-USA
San Antonio Express

North Texas athletics- New territory
Denton Record Chronicle

Musical chairs
Lafayette (LA) Advertiser

Rose spot on with C-USA
Rivals.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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Ole Miss shuts out Southern Miss
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Tyndall wanted job despite USM turmoil

UCF coach George O'Leary reportedly says Jeff Godfrey to return as receiver
Orlando Sentinel

Adam Davis hired as TU strength and conditioning coach
Tulsa World

UH notebook- Football team lands top-ranked kicker
Houston Chronicle

From the Dallas Morning News
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Report- DUI arrest only thing that could keep touted G Josiah Turner from transferring to SMU
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Former four-star SG Crandall Head calls SMU 'the leader' in transfer race

From the Hattiesburg American
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LSU baseball beats rival Tulane, 9-5
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Tulane baseball player Bowen Woodson had chance to hit for the cycle vs. LSU
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Tulane football stadium construction project faces zoning hurdle

May 1, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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10 C-USA players chosen in NFL draft
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Pennington advises Cato, says QB will be OK
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Former Marshall safety Omar Brown signs contract with Baltimore Ravens

UNT expected to join Conference USA this week
Denton Record Chronicle

Owls in position to win C-USA baseball title, host regional
Houston Chronicle

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM's Tindall talks recruiting
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Tyndall off to good start, but he better win
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Sometimes you just need to tell the whole truth
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USM to play Ole Miss tonight at Pearl

The LSU Tigers' baseball team to face a familiar foe in the Tulane Green Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

Manning optimistic about turning around TU program
Tulsa World

UCF coaches hit recruiting trail hard with spring evaluation period
Orlando Sentinel

UAB's Henigan, Huntingdon's Pearcy agree to free-agent NFL deals
Birmingham News