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June 30, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Spencer Hampton Loses Battle Against Cancer

East Carolina Releases 2012 Volleyball Slate

From WNCT
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Spencer Hampton, former ECU football player, passes away
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6 P.M. Report- Spencer Hampton, former ECU football player, passes away

Former ECU athlete passed away early Friday
WITN

Family, friends remember Hampton
Greenville Daily Reflector

June 29, 2012

FOOTBALL- New Bern's Matau to play for ECU
New Bern Sun Journal

Running under the radar
The East Carolinian

Dental school opens community clinic
Greenville Daily Reflector

June 28, 2012

Owls' Reynolds of Cherryville shut down for summer
 
Drew Reynolds is no longer on the Forest City roster after leaving the team Sunday with a lingering injury.
Gaston Gazette

Michigan Tabs Maryland’s Bakich
 
Former East Carolina outfielder leaves Terrapins for Big Blue
Baseball America

June 27, 2012

Butts Set To Challenge Field At 2012 Olympic Trials
ecupirates.com

Lake City's Brunson commits to East Carolina
 
Devaris is ranked by Scout.com as a four star recruit and the 18th best linebacker in the country.
WMBF

Devaris Brunson talks East Carolina
ESPN.com

Pirates Land Brunson
scout.com (sub req'd)

Holland, Hoop Dreamer
Charlotte Magazine

June 26, 2012

Allocation without representation
The East Carolinian

Former Leesville Road standout Brian Rimpf takes Fayetteville Britt football job
Raleigh News & Observer

McNeill to host Football Fantasy Camp
WITN

June 25, 2012

ECU Swimming And Diving Add Nine To Its 2012-13 Recruiting Class
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Merritt heading back to Olympics
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Ex-Pirate recruit stars for Angels (subscription req'd)
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ECU student crowned Miss North Carolina
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ECU Notes- Alum's cabinet in museum

LaShawn Merritt wins 400 meters at Olympic trials
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Hampton's McCorory, Portsmouth's Merritt qualify for London Olympics
Hampton Roads Daily Press

June 24, 2012

Peele- Stephenson loses Amateur title in playoff
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU student crowned Miss North Carolina
WRAL

Olympic sprinter Merritt runs past several life hurdles
Tbo.com

Merritt, Dunn headed to the finals in 400-meter dash
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

150 years later, sunken ship still fascinates
Wilmington Star News

June 23, 2012

Chris Johnson compares himself to LeBron James
NBC Sports

Titans RB Chris Johnson Wants to Play at a Heavier Weight in 2012
NFL GridIron Gab

Dwayne Harris, better versed in playbook, expects tough competition for receiver spots in training camp
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)

Despite focus on other candidates, Dwayne Harris 'in the ' for No. 3 receiver 
Dallas Morning News (subscription)

Dolphins QBs all fighting for top spot
FS Florida

June 22, 2012

Dwayne Harris Expecting Stiff Competition In Battle For WR Job
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth (blog)

EC Alumni Magazine - Summer edition
piratealumni.com

From the Greenville Daily News (subscription req'd)
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ECU players excelling in Wilson
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Wooten begins pro baseball journey

June 21, 2012

East Carolina golfer takes first-round lead in Rice Planters Amateur
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Player mending from stab wound
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the East Carolinian
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ECU football player recovering from stabbing
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Senior earns C-USA Athlete of the Year
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Four years of sports memories
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Double-edged sword
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Development planned

Star Track- Tania Minkins
Hampton Roads Daily Press (blog)

Lee to join UH-Hilo softball program
Hawaii 24/7 (press release)

Ranking the nonconference schedules for SEC teams
ESPN (blog)

From the New Bern Sun Journal
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Riverkeeper documents headed to ECU library
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ECU summer theater program comes to History Center

June 20, 2012

It's a Pirates' life for Pee Dee
Bonesville.net

Golf Classic honors former ECU coach; helps fund cancer research
WNCT

UTEP Football: Breaking Down the Conference Road Games
Miner Rush

June 19, 2012

Football player stabbed in fight
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU football player stabbed in fight at party
WRAL.com

Coach Rock Golf Classic
WITN

East Carolina dental students will treat low-income, underserved
Charlotte Observer

June 18, 2012

Recruiting Thumbnails- Moss Runs a Reverse
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onesville.net

Armstrong relishing setup man role
Greenville Daily Reflector

Jon Teitel's "Coaching Greats"- Chattanooga and VCU's Mack McCarthy
CollegeHoopsnet.com

Burlington's Crenshaw wins North Carolina Amateur golf tournament
Burlington Times News

David Garrard visits NC Children's Hospital
WTVD

June 17, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Jelnick Picks Up NCCSIA All-State Honors
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Butts Selected To Team USA For NACAC U-23 Championships

Jelnick Picks Up NCCSIA All-State Honors
Beach Carolina Magazine

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU Notes- Alumna shares lessons
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Letter- ECU track facilities lack seating

From the Washington Daily News
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A bunch of happy campers
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Everybody wins at hoops game

Hokies grab LB from Pirates
ESPN (blog)

All-South Jersey Baseball Teams
This East Carolina recruit, The Inquirer's South Jersey Player of the Year in baseball, was 10-1 with a 0.82 ERA and a South Jersey-best 122 strikeouts in 681/3 ...
Philadelphia Inquirer

June 16, 2012

ECU demolishing apartments
Greenville Daily Reflector

Reports- N.C. linebacker Jamieon Moss switches commitment from East Carolina to Virginia Tech
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

June 15, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Early Football TV Selections Include Eight ECU Games
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Aliotta Named Conference USA Field Athlete Of The Year

  Listen up, Armchair QBs
WITN

TV schedule released for ECU football
Greenville Daily Reflector

June 14, 2012

Kimmy Cummings Earns C-USA Postgraduate Scholarship
ecupirates.com

ECU fan hit by foul ball June 3rd in Chapel Hill back in the Hospital
boneyardbanter.com

Varner back to defend historic NC Amateur title
Durham Herald Sun

2012 College Football Season Preview- East Carolina Pirates
Opposing Views

Chuck Carree - College carousel already spinning for some seniors
Wilmington Star-News

June 13, 2012

Boerner Earns Conference USA Spirit Of Service Award
ecupirates.com

From The East Carolinian
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Successful post season for ECU Athletics
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Six Pirates Drafted
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Baseball alum named to Hall of Fame
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A day in the life of a summer school professor
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University to close medical clinic
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New student orientation begins

A winning combination
Washington Daily News

South Carolina Football 2012 Opponent Profiles- East Carolina Pirates
Garnet And Black Attack

East Carolina Pirates '12 College Football Preview, Schedule
Lost Lettermen

Armstrong Named To Carolina League All-Star Team
Beach Carolina Magazine

Olympic Trials up next for ECU’s Butts
Greenville Daily Reflector (subscription)

Q&A With Rays 18th Round Pick Kevin Brandt
Rays Digest - Scout.com (subscription)

Charlotte OL Holds 3 Offers
 
“I have offers from South Carolina State, East Carolina, and UNC-Charlotte,” said Floyd. ... “I have a visit to East Carolina set up on June 13, I can't wait for that."
BamaMag.com - Scout.com (subscription)

June 12, 2012

Baseball report card a mixed bag
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Billy Best To Be Inducted Into Cape Cod League Hall of Fame
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Shawn Armstrong Named To Carolina League All-Star Team

Cleveland Browns: Free-agent DB Emanuel Davis tries to impress coaching staff - video
Cleveland Plain Dealer

June 11, 2012

East Carolina University- History
ecuytt.com

ECU students study artifacts lost to the Neuse
Washington Daily News

Tough workouts got Cleveland Browns receiver Greg Little through some tough times
 
Wayne Hunter, a former reserve quarterback at East Carolina, helped Little get in shape for the predraft process and NFL Scouting Combine
Cleveland Plain Dealer

June 10, 2012

Aliotta Wraps Up Career With 10th-Place NCAA Showing
ecupirates.com

Schorr pitches Audubon to a state crown
 
The East Carolina-bound senior threw seven innings of one-hit baseball to go along with eight strikeouts, five walks, and a 3-for-4 day at the plate ...
Philadelphia Inquirer

June 9, 2012

Butts Wins Bronze Medal At NCAA Outdoor Championships
ecupirates.com

Gone for years, AD still carries Davidson values
Huntersville Herald

FOOTBALL- Eagles to play in 7-on-7 at ECU
New Bern Sun Journal

June 8, 2012

Five Pirates chosen in draft
Washington Daily News

Charges Dropped
WITN

MLB comes calling for locals
Greenville Daily Reflector

NCAA should not give the RPI so much weight
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Dr. W. Randolph Chitwood Named 'Featured Heart Valve Surgeon
Virtual-Strategy Magazine

June 7, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Harley's Season Ends At NCAA Outdoor Championships
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Five Pirates Selected In 2012 Major League Baseball Draft
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ECU Nets Two C-USA Track And Field All-Academic Team Selections

Bowden Cleared
WITN

Charges against Bowden dropped
Greenville Daily Reflector

Six ECU players drafted by MLB teams
Jacksonville Daily News

ECU’s right drafted by Angels
Washington Daily News

ECU's Wright tapped by Los Angeles Angels
WNCT

June 6, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Wright Selected In 12th Round By Los Angeles Angels
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Pirate Trio Set To Challenge Field At NCAA Outdoor Championships

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Angels pick Wright in 12th round
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Omaha has eluded more than just Godwin

From the East Carolinian
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Track trio prepares for National Championship
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Diamond Bucs prove resilient
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Heels hand Pirates season ending loss
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Summer enrollee numbers down
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University to build dental center on Davidson Community College campus

June 5, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Butts Named Southeast Region Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year
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Stephenson And Varner Named All-East Region
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Younger Earns Chapel Hill All-Regional Team Honors

ECU coach pleased with team’s effort
Kinston Free Press

ECU's Godwin receives support
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU vs UNC-CH
WITN

June 4, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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ECU loss spelled w-a-l-k-s
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Chapel Hill regional photo gallery #3
WBVL audio- Billy Godwin UNC-CH postgame

ECU's Season Comes To An End With 5-3 Loss To UNC-CH
ecupirates.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Accept another ECU shortfall?
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North Carolina beats East Carolina 5-3 in NCAAs

From the Kinston Free Press
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Heels eliminate ECU
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UNC-CH’s Fox- ‘Leave Billy alone’

Regional run ends for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

From WRAL
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North Carolina eliminates East Carolina with 5-3 win
Pirates stay alive with win over Cornell

New Policy For Incoming Freshmen At ECU
WITN

June 3, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Star of the game- Joyner answers the call
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Chapel Hill regional photo gallery #2
WBVL audio- Billy Godwin Cornell postgame

From ecupirates.com
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ECU To Face UNC In Regional Elimination Game At 1 P.M
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Pirates Avoid Elimination With 10-6 Win Over Cornell

ECU beats Cornell 10-6 to avoid elimination
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates remain in hunt by sending Cornell packing
Durham Herald Sun

Pirates Avoid Elimination With 10-6 Win Over Cornell
WNCT

Pirates Avoid Elimination With 10-6 Win Over Cornell
ecupirates.com

Pirates to face UNC-CH
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates win big, stay alive
Kinston Free Press

Pirates fight off elimination
Washington Daily News

ECU pitcher one of Mudcats' best options
Eastern Wake News

Former Post 100 standout Reynolds homers in ECU regional win
Gaston Gazette

Cornell Baseball's Historic Season Ends With 10-6 Loss to East Carolina
IvyLeagueSports.com

June 2, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Storm clouds Pirates' opener
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Chapel Hill regional photo gallery
WBVL audio- Billy Godwin postgame

Déjà Vu- St. John's Defeats ECU In Regional Opener
ecupirates.com

Flat Pirates routed by St. John’s
Kinston Free Press

ECU drops NCAA baseball opener to St. John’s
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates fall in NCAA baseball tournament opener to St. John's 11-3
WNCT

Pirates' troubles continue in loss to St. John's
Durham Herald Sun

St. John's pounds East Carolina
Winston Salem Journal

Johnnies cruise past E. Carolina
New York Post

Cogswell in NCAA Regionals
Albany Times Union

Chapel Hill Regional- St. John's 11, East Carolina 3
Baseball America (blog)

Kyle Hansen pitches St. John's to win in NCAA regional opener
New York Newsday

June 1, 2012

Pirates sail into Red Storm
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Opens Regional Play Against St. John's At 11 A.M
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Pirates Conclude Season At NCAAs In 26th Place
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NCAA Championship Golf Blog - Thursday, May 31

ECU Pirates given chance to prove themselves
Raleigh News & Observer

Hoffman, Pirates ready for St. John’s
Kinston Free Press

Pirates NCAA Opener Moved to 11AM
WNCT

ECU Practice
WITN

BG on the David Glenn show
David Glen Show

East Carolina puts trust in freshman pitcher
Burlington Times News

Diamond Bucs- 2012 Chapel Hill NCAA Regional Preview
hoistthecolours.net

Editorial- Pirates' postseason possibilities
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU, UNC-CH prep for regional
Rocky Mount Telegram

St. John's treasures another shot at Pirates
New York Newsday

Local squads set for NCAA tests
New York Post

Stephen Rivera, Eddie Medina, Kevin Krause ready for NCAA
Staten Island Advance

East Carolina’s Varner struggles to closing 79 at NCAA golf championship
Charlotte Observer

June 30, 2012

From CBS Sports
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Report- Penn St. declined to report Sandusky in '01
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Crowell booted from UGA after arrest
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Boise State's appeal partially granted by NCAA
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Texas A&M QB Manziel charged after campus fight
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Stanford's Skov docked one game for DUI arrest
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Dodd: Sorting out new playoff | BCS-style rankings?

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Historic NBA draft leaves challenges for UNC-CH, Duke
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Canes' Jeremy Welsh may get his chance
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NHL, players' union open labor negotiations

From the Charlotte Observer
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Mother’s love speaks volumes for Kidd-Gilchrist
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Jones makes second straight Olympic team
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5 Olympians with NC ties have already made swim team -- more to come?
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Erin Andrews leaving ESPN
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Spain, Italy rematch in historic Euro 2012 final
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Down 2 sets, Federer comes back, wins at Wimbledon

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Teel Time- Projecting college football playoff, Virginia Tech bowl destinations last two seasons
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Teel Time- In many recent years, late-season fades would have doomed ACC's playoff chances
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In-state recruits could make-or-break recruiting classes for Virginia and Virginia Tech

June 29, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats take Kidd-Gilchrist at No. 2 in NBA Draft
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Kidd-Gilchrist's success is hard-won
Meet Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
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Sorensen- This guy plays hard. All game
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Cats' second pick is Vandy's Taylor
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6 from Triangle teams go in 1st round
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Three with Charlotte ties qualify for men's 100 freestyle final
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TV gets reprieve on starts

Aggies tab South Carolina's Hyman as new AD
Houston Chronicle

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Report- South Carolina athletic director Eric Hyman leaving for same job at Texas A&M
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Kentucky players go 1-2 in NBA draft; former Porter-Gaud standout Kris Middleton tapped in 2nd round
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Report- SoCon issues July 4 deadline for College of Charleston’s decision regarding CAA
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College of Charleston’s Aldrich, USC’s Dantzler to compete in Home Run Derby
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College of Charleston basketball to play in Canada

Meyers is no-nonsense
Columbia (SC) State

New playoff eliminates have-nots, doesn't solve problem
CBS Sports

2012 Virginia Tech Preview - A New Level
College Football News

Why the SEC sees Texas A&M as a big addition
Dallas Morning News

Greenville Swimmer Makes U.S. Olympic Team
WNCT

Hughes has visited nearly all of 370 high school football stadiums in N.C
Kinston Free Press

Virginia Tech DE suspended after larceny charge
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

College football- WVU, TCU to celebrate Big 12 entry
Charleston Daily Mail

June 28, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats, NBA Draft- A night of decisions
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Charlotte Eagles’ U.S. Open Cup run ended late by Chivas USA
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London calling for 3 with N.C. ties

FOOTBALL- Bears’ Watkins commits to UNC-Charlotte
New Bern Sun Journal

Playoff, demise of BCS best for college football
Houston Chronicle

Math of college football's four-team playoff doesn't work
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Who's the host with the most?
San Antonio Express-News

Duke, North Carolina-Chapel Hill players' NBA destinations will be decided at draft
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Austin Rivers entered and left Duke with an eye on the NBA
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ESPN analyst Jay Bilas talks Bobcats picks and local draftees
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Ex-NFL receiver Troy Walters joins N.C. State’s coaching staff
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UNC-Chapel Hill leads local Directors' Cup standings, but N.C. State improves
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Canes' Muller- We want to give Staals chance on same line
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RailHawks' midfielder beat the odds to make it to America

June 27, 2012

From CBS Sports
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Same as the old bosses
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Presidents approve four-team playoff
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Consensus a giant leap for sport
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BCS denies Mountain West AQ exemption
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Pac-12 commish explains change of heart
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Coaches' poll taken out of process

Presidents get playoff plan right
ESPN.com

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Though modest in scope, college football takes historic step with four-team playoff
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ACC's Swofford applauds Virginia Tech President Steger's playoff leadership
VIDEO- Virginia Tech President Charles W. Steger on new 4-team playoff- 'It goes just the right amount'
VIDEO- John Swofford talks playoff Tuesday

Cowboys Stadium could be site of first non-BCS title game
Dallas Morning News

Houston plans to bid for new college football championship game
Houston Chronicle

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats trade Maggette for Gordon, 1st-round pick
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4 swimmers with N.C. ties put Olympic hopes on line

Bobcats need more help than one draft can provide
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Case, Valvano, Yow lead legends in first N.C. State Hall of Fame class
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Brown's knee surgery seen as temporary setback for Wolfpack point guard
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Chapel Hill quartet will try to beat 2005 Tar Heels NBA draft class
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Canes begin contract talks with Jordan Staal

From WRAL.com
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Cunningham starts work to reshape UNC-CH athletics
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Son of ex-UNC-CH coach now a walk-on for Tar Heels

For Redskins' Griffin, fame already comes with a downside
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina baseball team mixed youth and experience in 2012
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Former Clemson basketball player Bryan Narcisse drafted by Harlem Globetrotters

June 26, 2012

From ESPN.com
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BCS presidents' meeting primer
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NCAA football payouts may stay the same

Arizona knocks off two-time defending champion USC
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Barber Named Under Armour AD of the Year
libertyflames.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Dunlap looking for more shooters for Bobcats
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Muggsy Bogues can teach Bobcats a lesson
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Berens in his prime with London in mind

Tebow flourishes as the NFL's 'good guy'
Hampton Roads Daily Press

June 25, 2012

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina one loss away from losing College World Series finals
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Attending College World Series is tricky, but Charleston native is in it for long haul

UNCW chancellor steps into volatile situation with CAA sports
Wilmington Star-News

Making conference call could be complicated for Elon
Burlington Times News

Swimmers with N.C. ties compete for Olympic berth
Charlotte Observer

Wolfpack awaits word on Brown’s knee
Raleigh News & Observer

From the College Football News
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After too many down years, now the Pack should be in for a big season
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Terry Johnson's ACC Quick Slants

From CBS Sports
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After Sandusky verdict, PSU tries to focus on FB
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Boise State's delay to exit MWC could cost millions
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Big 12 commish- Champions Bowl could be Cotton

June 24, 2012

Three is just a number for Gamecocks
Omaha.com

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Old friends Ray Tanner and Andy Lopez meet again as South Carolina faces Arizona in College World Series finals
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Michael Roth is South Carolina’s best athlete ever, trumping George Rogers and John Roche

Continued parity will mean playoff disappointment for ACC football
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Friday was an unforgettable day for the Staals
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DeCock- Staal haul among top trades, but not No. 1
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Canes address needs on second day of draft
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Duke's McCrory wins spot on U.S. Olympics diving team

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats' Cho engineers ‘one-stop’ scouting database
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Steve Smith puts his heart into Samaritan's Feet
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Jeff Gordon's fire tempered by wisdom

June 23, 2012

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Pitching, defense again carry USC
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USC football player faces criminal sexual conduct charges

Gamecocks Football What If?: What If Connor Shaw Hadn't Fumbled on the Opening Drive against ECU?
Garnet and Black Attack

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes get Jordan Staal in trade with Penguins
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DeCock- Hurricanes pay stiff price for second Staal
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Ex-Penn St. assistant Sandusky guilty of sex abuse
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Duke's McCrory wins spot on U.S. Olympics diving team
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N.C. State will face UNC-CH, Duke, Wake Forest twice in men's hoops
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Baseball America names N.C. State pitcher Rodon to All-America first team

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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USC beats Arkansas, advances to CWS final vs. Arizona
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College of Charleston mum on reports of Colonial Athletic Association approach

From the Charlotte Observer
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Gamecocks’ bid for CWS 3-peat intact
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Draft prospects sweat through Bobcats workouts
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Dale Jr. still feels impact of difference-making win

Brothers in independence- Notre Dame's presence at playoff talks
Deseret News

Don't forget the players' health in college football playoff talks
Birmingham News

Unlimited plan makes college recruiting a contact sport
Houston Chronicle

June 22, 2012

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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USC beats Kent State, Arkansas to stay alive in CWS
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UNC Wilmington golfer Stefan Brewer surges to midway lead in Rice Planters Amateur golf tournament

Gamecocks all about survival in postseason
Columbia (SC) State

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Mack, Wolfpack runners vie for spot in Olympics
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Duke's Krzyzewski fine with lack of preseason attention
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Duke coach Krzyzewski confirms Dawkins will redshirt this season
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Canes ponder draft prospects, trades
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DeCock- For Hurricanes, time to make trade is now
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Canes to get an early road test next season
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Harrison Barnes- Matt Carroll redux?
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Former N.C. State guard C.J. Williams relishes any chance at NBA

From the Charlotte Observer
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Dunlap already pushing tempo in Bobcats workouts
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Champs! James and Miami quiet Thunder 121-106
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As Title IX turns 40, legacy goes beyond numbers
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BCS changes- Why now? Who wins and who loses?

From CBS Sports
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Dodd- BCS is gone, but SEC's still in charge
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McMurphy- Answering questions about a playoff

From the Dallas Morning News
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Photos- Carlton's winners and losers from new college football playoff
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Fraley: Texas A&M's 'in deep' in SEC; don't expect to see them in Big 12/SEC bowl game anytime soon
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Source- Longhorn Network could play major role in Texas Tech canceling game with Texas State

Rendleman won't redshirt for 2012-13
Wilmington Star-News

Virginia Tech's football APR at all-time high; ODU women's basketball among nation's worst
Hampton Roads Daily Press

June 21, 2012

South Carolina’s College World Series game against Kent State moved to noon today
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From CBS Sports
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New frontier
 
The BCS commissioners back a four-team playoff chosen by a human committee, the biggest step yet in the push for a new postseason. Dennis Dodd says one thing remains the same: the SEC is firmly in charge.
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BCS bosses back four-team playoff
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Consensus a giant leap for sport

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Playoff revenue sharing based on past BCS standings could help ACC, thanks to Virginia Tech
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ACC, others need to overcome Big Ten, Pac-12 resistance to college football playoff
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HU ineligible for football playoffs

Schedule analysis- North Carolina-Chapel Hill
ESPN (blog)

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW basketball nightmare now a reality
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Local sports briefs - UNCW hires consultant

N.C. A&T football hit with postseason ban
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former N.C. State fullback Gentry still proving doubters wrong
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UNC-CH’s APR scores slide in basketball, football, but no penalties
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APR scores get 10 basketball teams postseason bans
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N.C. State bass fishermen win national title
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Softball coach at N.C. State done

From the Charlotte Observer
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Dunlap’s advice to team- Take a deep breath
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49ers coach got his start with Dunlap

Notre Dame AD denies Big 12 move is imminent
Dallas Morning News

Ex-Collegiate QB Russell Wilson is intriguing Seattle summer subplot
Richmond Times Dispatch

June 20, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC’s Swofford confident 4-team football playoff will pass
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Former N.C. State fullback Gentry still proving doubters wrong
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Duke to play defending champion Kentucky, Ohio State in men’s basketball

From the Charlotte Observer
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Goodbye, Bob- Charlotte changing colors, shortening nickname on uniforms
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Cam Newton’s message- Be passionate about football

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Tar Heels gamble on second transfer
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Rule change on access helpful for North Carolina-Chapel Hill basketball coach Roy Williams

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina will start freshman Jordan Montgomery in tonight’s elimination game
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Arkansas loss forces South Carolina to play musical chairs with pitchers

USC puts faith in freshman’s arm
Columbia (SC) State

From the Omaha World Herald
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Football playoff can learn from CWS success
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Sitz's big night leads Seminoles past Bruins
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Skulina finally gets his chance at CWS
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Pet's influence on CWS team is no fish tale

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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ODU, Ga. State ineligible for CAA team titles
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CAA exploring moving basketball tournament from Coliseum
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Taller QBs fitting Tech's mold

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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CAA ban gives ODU teams us-against-the-world cause in 2012-13 farewell
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ODU and Georgia State will be ineligible for CAA postseason play in 2012-13
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CAA rules lame ducks Old Dominion, Georgia State ineligible for 2012-13 conference tournaments

ODU can't play for titles in final season, CAA says
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From CBS Sports
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Dodd- Say goodbye to BCS -- at least the name
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Dodd- Don't expect presidents to get playoff right
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McMurphy: The rich will get richer

Boise State confirms it had discussions with MWC about staying
NBC Sports

June 19, 2012

USC falls to Arkansas, faces CWS elimination
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

USC’s streak remains one for the ages
Columbia (SC) State

From the Omaha World
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Arkansas ends South Carolina's record streak
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Golden Flashes swamp Gator rally

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats turn to longtime college coach Mike Dunlap
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Do Bobcats know something we don't?
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Steve Smith to teammate- NFL is not Coastal Carolina

Va. House committee questions Redskins deal
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Prized Hokies signee headed to Fork Union
Roanoke Times

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Roseboro's Chasity Melvin learns how to broadcast basketball games
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Jack Britt's Jalen McDaniel commits to N.C. State football

Advanced math aims to remake scouting into science
Wilmington Star News

Players taking game seriously
 
The Carolina League-California League All-Star game scheduled for BB&T Ballpark tonight might be two parts showcase for every part of unbridled competition.
Winston Salem Journal

June 18, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke’s new baseball coach embraces the challenge
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A special marker at Lorenzo Charles’ grave
-
Stony Brook's surprise run ends with loss to FSU
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UCLA loses 4-0 to Arizona at College World Series
-
Webb Simpson snares U.S. Open

South Carolina pitcher Colby Holmes more relaxed in his second trip to College World Series
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Junior wins! Can we get an OMG, a whoo-hoo-!
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James scores 29, Heat rally past Thunder 91-85

June 17, 2012

What dads really think about Father's Day
Fox News

From the Charlotte Observer
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The fun – and fumbles – of fatherhood
-
2-time defending champ SC beats Gators 7-3 at CWS
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Building the Bobcats- Where to find talent
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Bobcats’ NBA draft history not picture perfect
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Top-5 picks offers stars - but not yet to Bobcats
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More on Building the Bobcats
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Draft's second round offers international bargains
-
Earnhardt Jr. not looking for four more years

South Carolina beats Florida to begin its pursuit of a third straight national championship
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Roth cashes in again for Gamecocks
Columbia (SC) State

Arkansas shows experience, tops Kent State
Omaha World Herald

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes have plenty to think about in upcoming NHL draft
-
Furyk, McDowell share the lead as Tiger tumbles
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White players fill historically black schools' baseball rosters
-
Tudor- N.C. Best Athlete first round dominated by basketball players

Flybuoy wins Big Rock title
Kinston Free Press

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Title IX's 40th anniversary sparks memories of Lopez, Lieberman, Evert, Strug
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William and Mary, Old Dominion key in women's athletics, Title IX timeline

Kevin Sumlin expects 'growing pains' as Texas A&M transitions into SEC
Dallas Morning News

June 16, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Questions linger in UNC-Chapel Hill academic fraud case
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UNC-CH's Roy Williams on AFAM controversy- It’s not a basketball issue
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UNC Board of Governors elects new chairman
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Duke hires Appalachian St. baseball coach
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Coach K- Paterno firing a 'real mistake'
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Big Rock leaders hold as conditions remain rough

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Ray Tanner’s more relaxed approach helped fuel South Carolina’s success
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Michael Roth, Reptar the fish will lead South Carolina Gamecocks to third College World Series title

CWS underdogs enjoy moments in the sun
San Antonio Express News

Revenues projected to surpass $80 million
GamecockCentral.com

June 15, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC system president calls for board oversight of academic investigation
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UNC-CH’s McAdoo believes he is ready to lead
-
Duke leads academic way for ACC
-
Heels' Williams thinks Pack could be ACC favorite

Effects linger from UNC-Chapel Hill probe
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Charlotte Observer
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Heat survive Thunder rally to secure 100-96 win
-
Panthers’ Hardy is finished with cycles, not quarterbacks
-
Sloan withdraws from Bobcats search
-
Speeds top 200 mph in Michigan testing

Tanner, USC sit atop the college baseball world
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina’s newcomers try to absorb the first-time enormity of Omaha
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Nation’s No. 1 football recruit, Robert Nkemdiche, commits to Clemson

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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ACC, others need to overcome Big Ten, Pac-12 resistance to college football playoff
-
FSU's suggestion of adjusting ACC divisions unlikely to gain traction

UNC-CH players get tough lesson from former Heels
Fayetteville Observer

Another slow day at Big Rock
Kinston Free Press

Kansas, Minnesota part of Spiders' hoops schedule
Richmond Times Dicpatch

June 14, 2012

CAA presidents reach undisclosed verdict on postseason participation
Richmond Times Dispatch

Only CAA knows the fate of Monarchs' title hopes
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

CAA presidents remain committed to league, move closer to replacing departing members
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina bucks recent history in return to Omaha
-
South Carolina second baseman Chase Vergason making his name known at right time
-
Clemson gets commitment from running back Dalvin Cook

Top Ten 2011 South Carolina Football Plays- Number Nine
Garnet And Black Attack

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton most interested in adding to win total
-
Florida's goal in CWS- Win it all
-
Who's on first- CWS, team by team

UNC-Chapel Hill national champion walk-on also Big Rock winner
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke divers take Olympic plunge
-
Pack, Heels, & Blue Devils named NCBWA first team All-Americans
-
College football playoff pushes on

From CBS Sports
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Approval of playoff format not likely to happen soon
-
BCS continues slow crawl toward college football playoff

Sherrington- TCU has advantages SMU doesn't have in football, basketball
Dallas Morning News

June 13, 2012

From the Oklahoma City Oklahoman
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Kevin Durant scores 36 to power Thunder past LeBron James' Heat
-
Thunder played gritty, kept putting the heat on Miami

South Carolina prepares for return to familiar stage in College World Series
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Summer school- Panthers back on field, back to work
-
Fans invited to wish Gamecocks well at CWS

Gamecocks have success turning to small ball
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Five college football postseason options weigh tradition, logic
Houston Chronicle

Given scenarios, how would a new BCS play out?
San Antonio Express-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes announce preseason schedule
-
Biggest challenge facing 2014 U.S. Opens may be finding workers

Luck- Mountaineers to bid out media rights
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Ex-Clemson player Ross killed
Columbia (SC) State

BIG ROCK- An Inspiration at Big Rock
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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No decision yet on ODU title hopes
-
19 years ago Sweetpea was robbed, too

ACC All Access- Basketball firing, hiring Virginia Tech's biggest athletic moments of 2011-12
Hampton Roads Daily Press

June 12, 2012

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina advances to 11th College World Series
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On to an Omaha field of dreams
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Stony Brook's ascent to the 2012 College World Series is the greatest Omaha underdog story since The Citadel in 1990

Gamecocks keep eyes forward as streak grows
Columbia (SC) State

Stony Brook just didn't want to go home
Shreveport Times

Arkansas squeezes Baylor out of CWS spot with 1-0 win
Houston Chronicle

From the Dallas Morning News
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Big East files $5 million lawsuit against TCU
-
Why pitting conference champions in a tournament could work for college football

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
LA Kings beat Devils 6-1, claim 1st Stanley Cup
-
Wolfpack’s Diaz apologizes for game-ending outburst
-
Two NCSU players honored
-
UNC-Chapel Hills's Leslie McDonald, Dexter Strickland work together to get back on court
-
Ex-Blue Devil Snyder Bobcats coaching finalist

From the Charlotte Observer
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Five-point checklist for Panthers’ minicamp
-
LeBron-Durant NBA final recalls Magic-Bird days
-
Former Hokie brings 49ers help

Expectations aside, Redskins vets push team approach
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

CAA presidents to tackle league issues, including expansion
Hampton Roads Daily Press

2010 Big Rock disqualification being appealed to N.C. Supreme Court
Jacksonville Daily News

June 11, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Florida knocks N.C. State out of NCAA Super Regional with 9-8 win
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UNC-CH board chair: Football class 'troubling in the extreme'

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Weather suspends USC-Oklahoma game
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Fans' enthusiasm can’t be rained out, postponed

South Carolina’s super regional game suspended until 4 p.m. Monday
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Stony Brook stones LSU
Shreveport Times

Baylor unravels in ninth vs. Arkansas; decisive Game 3 forced
San Antonio Express News

TCU knocked out of super regional when bats go cold
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

June 10, 2012

Report- UNC-Chapel Hill looking into class filled with players
CBS Sports

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State falls to Florida 7-1 in Super Regional opener
-
Florida State rained out as Arizona heads to 16th CWS

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Ray Tanner’s flipped lineup- Adam Matthews in the clean-up spot- No big deal as South Carolina Gamecocks roll on with Super Regional win over Oklahoma
-
South Carolina beats Oklahoma 5-0 to move within one win of the College World Series

LSU wins one, loses one
Shreveport Times

Baylor zeros in on first CWS berth in seven years
Houston Chronicle

From the Charlotte Observer
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Is Bobcats' choice at No. 2 too close to call?
-
To the Finals- Heat top Celtics 101-88 in Game 7

Why the SEC sees Texas A&M as a big addition – even if Aggies flop in football
Dallas Morning News

June 9, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-Chapel Hill football players flocked to suspect class
 
The new information is more evidence that student athletes, particularly football players, were being steered to classes that university officials now say are evidence of academic fraud...
-
N.C. State baseball team faces test in Florida
-
Florida’s baseball team erases any doubts
-
Brennan's clutch shot in 1957 Final Four will live on
-
Ex-Canes coach Maurice heads to Russia

Nine Innings with Randy Mazey
College Baseball Insider

The half-inning that changed USC baseball
Columbia (SC) State

The final inning of South Carolina’s last game against Oklahoma forever changed the Gamecocks
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the New York Daily News
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Red Storm drop heartbreaker to Wildcats in Game 1
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Lupica- Another year with no Crown

LSU and Stony Brook have unfinished business
Shreveport Times

Baylor's dream season meets Arkansas in super regional
Houston Chronicle

From the Charlotte Observer
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Is Barnes a player to build an NBA team around?
-
Celtics, Heat set for Game 7 to decide East title
-
Djokovic, Nadal set up historic French Open final
-
US dominates Antigua in World Cup qualifying

Hall says he's helping to school Redskins QB Griffin
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Fayetteville Observer
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NCAA baseball tournament drama is easy to love
-
Ryan Mathews' long road leads to N.C. State baseball, Super Regionals

June 8, 2012

Super regional a first for Big East's St. John's
Omaha World-Herald

St. John's Takes On Arizona In Best-Of-Three Tucson Super Regional
RedStormSports.com

Toughened Up, St. John's Makes Run in NCAA Tournament
New York Times

Long road to home
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack baseball hero knew he had hit it out
-
Florida a homecoming for several N.C. State baseball players
-
Pack’s Glennon headed to Manning football camp
-
Longtime Canes equipment manager Wally Tatomir retires

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Batting stance adjustment pays off for South Carolina’s Adam Matthews
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College of Charleston athletes take basketball to Haiti
-
Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney agrees to program-friendly contract extension

Walker’s way serves him well
Columbia (SC) State

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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VCU hopes to have new AD in place by late July
-
Hokies Johnson could have steep learning curve in ACC

LSU has eyes on Omaha
Shreveport Times

TCU continually pushed to brink, but young Frogs just won't croak
Dallas Morning News

WCU offer motivates East Henderson's Hill
Asheville Citizen-Times

June 7, 2012

Mazey has daunting task as WVU baseball coach
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State pitcher Rodon takes praise in stride
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N.C. State’s Woodson eager for a college football playoff
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MLB Draft takes 3 Tar Heels, 3 signees
-
Big Rock fishing tournament begins Friday

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Durant leads Thunder past Spurs, into NBA finals
-
Charlotte 49ers pair with Temple for '12-13 men's basketball season

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina catcher Dante Rosenberg impressive as Grayson Greiner’s replacement in regional
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Four Clemson players picked on third day of MLB draft; South Carolina’s Matthews selected
-
No timetable for team discipline decision for Clemson star Sammy Watkins
-
I’ll Have Another favorite to win Belmont

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ADs recommend letting ODU play for CAA football title
-
Redskins moving summer training camp to Richmond in 2013

June 6, 2012

TCU assistant Randy Mazey to take top job at West Virginia
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)

TCU's Randy Mazey Accepts West Virginia Job
Baseball America (blog)

WVU baseball targets TCU assistant Mazey
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Report- WVU to Hire Randy Mazey as Baseball Coach
West Virginia Illustrated

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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WVU baseball- Van Zant expects many hurdles for next coach
-
WVU baseball- Monongalia County approves plans for new stadium

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State baseball turns attention to Florida
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Canes change roles of Francis, Barasso; give Stillman a job
-
Chivas USA blocks RailHawks' Cup bid
-
RailHawks steal show from MLS opponents
-
Longtime manager Lasorda has 'mild' heart attack
-
Kurt Busch needs more than a weekend off

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Bobcats finish initial head coach interviews
-
Charlotte Eagles move up in U.S. Open Cup
-
MLB amateur draft rich for Charlotte-area talent

Super showdown- USC to face Oklahoma
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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After regional loss, Clemson baseball’s short-term forecast does not appear favorable
-
In Major League Baseball draft, Baltimore Orioles continue connection to University of South Carolina

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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VCU meets Butler at Siegel Center; plays UR twice
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VCU's Hauser, three U.Va. players taken in MLB draft

ASU's ride left Pollard with pride
Winston Salem Journal

Former UNCW basketball player arrested
Wilmington Star-News

Oklahoma, Texas and TCU head Big 12 contingent in Athlon's preseason top 25
Dallas Morning News

Dodds confident downturn in major sports won't last for Longhorns
Houston Chronicle

June 5, 2012

Appalachian can't catch Oklahoma
Winston Salem Journal

Ratcliffe- Sooners back up coach's bravado, win Charlottesville Regional
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State roars back to beat Vanderbilt 9-7, advances to Super Regional
-
Senay’s swings put Wolfpack in Super spot
-
Oklahoma ends Appalachian State’s baseball season short of Super Regional

TCU baseball notches fourth-straight win to advance to Super Regional
Dallas Morning News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Source- Bobcats, Snyder meet about coaching job
-
Panthers take BP at Knights game

I-Bowl nears announcement of SEC agreement
Shreveport Times

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson’s Shaffer selected 25th overall in MLB draft; prized South Carolina and Clemson commitments also drafted in first round
-
Summer camps give coaches closer look at football prospects

Hawks have sights set on finally breaking the barrier
Wilmington Star-News

Former ODU coach Larry becomes associate commissioner with Atlantic 10
Hampton Roads Daily Press

U.Va. baseball team well-positioned for future
Richmond Times Dispatch

June 4, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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St. John's beats UNC-CH to end Tar Heels' baseball season
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N.C. State wins twice to set up rematch with Vanderbilt
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In the face of adversity, Pack swinging its way out of trouble
-
N.C. State knocks out UNC-Wilmington, 17-5
-
Inconsistencies end UNC-CH's season too soon
-
Appalachian State beats Virginia 6-5
-
Dantzler’s hit lifts Gamecocks past Tigers

UNC-CH pitching springs a leak
Durham Herald Sun

UNCW's season of improvement ends with loss
Wilmington Star-News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Mountaineers to play for title
-
Wolfpack survive; Tar Heels ousted

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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UVa falls to Appalachian State and Oklahoma in NCAA Regional
-
No magical comeback for Cavaliers this time
-
Appalachian State upsets Oklahoma in Charlottesville Regional

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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USC beats Clemson 4-3, advances to super regional
-
Clemson’s final out a small sampling of season-long narrative
-
Same kind of different for Clemson- Rugged fine line for Tigers in comparison to two-time defending national baseball champion South Carolina
-
College of Charleston season ends with 3-0 loss to Georgia Tech in NCAA regional

USC baseball fans have a lot to crow about
Columbia (SC) State

From the Shreveport Times
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LSU edges Oregon State 6-5 in 10 innings to advance
-
Haves still the haves in the 'socialist' SEC

Win puts Johnson in elite company
C
harlotte Observer

June 3, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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St. John's stuns UNC-CH with 5-4 walk-off win
-
Tar Heels in unfamiliar territory
-
Arrowood leads Appalachian State past Oklahoma, 5-4
-
Vanderbilt rallies to beat N.C. State 9-8
-
Seahawks’ offense takes off against Sacred Heart
-
Dantzler’s hit lifts Gamecocks past Tigers
-
Board of Governors keeps hands off UNC-CH scandal

App State Survives Virginia
College Baseball Insider

From the Winston Salem Journal
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St. John's shocks North Carolina
-
UNCW, ECU win elimination games

Walk-off homer leaves Tar Heels in a hole
Durham Herald Sun

Final- UNCW 13, Sacred Heart 4
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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'Instant Classic' South Carolina-Clemson NCAA Tournament game, and prepare for more Gamecocks vs. Tigers on Sunday - and maybe Monday
-
Clemson faces physical and emotional challenges after more heartbreak against South Carolina
-
Matt Pegler's gem helps College of Charleston survive in NCAA regional

Chants stay alive
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Appalachian State upsets Oklahoma in Charlottesville Regional
-
Virginia dispatches Army in NCAA regional opener

SEC enjoys nearly 10 percent increase in revenue
Shreveport Times

From the Dallas Morning News
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Which potential 'No. 11' could get Big 12 officials serious about expansion?
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Big 12's Neinas on expansion- 'People seem to be satisfied with 10'
-
Big 12 expansion, implosion of conference system may coincide
-
Tech's Tuberville aiming for Big 12 expansion, return of title game

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats changing colors? Team says any change irrelevant to nickname
-
Bruiser RB Tolbert hopes for impact with Panthers

June 2, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Moran’s bat, pitching depth lift UNC-CH to 7-4 win over Cornell
-
N.C. State routs Sacred Heart 16-5 in opener
-
Vanderbilt topples UNC Wilmington in Raleigh Regional opener

Kent State prevails in 21 innings
Fort Worth Star Telegram

Cornell Unable to Complete Comeback Against UNC-CH
IvyLeagueSports.com

UNCW comes up short against Vanderbilt
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson offers complete effort in 11-3 win over Coastal Carolina
-
USC beats Jaspers 7-0 to open NCAA tourney
-
Georgia Tech digs long ball in 8-4 win over College of Charleston in NCAA regional

Pohl has power in Columbia
Columbia (SC) State

Weather wipes out first day of play at Charlottesville Regional
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Panthers QB Clausen is dealing with an 'awful' cut
Charlotte Observer

Waco Regional- Oral Roberts upsets Baylor
Houston Chronicle

June 1, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Chapel Hill regional preview
-
Raleigh regional preview
-
Wolfpack hungers for its own College World Series trip
-
N.C. State’s Rodon, UNC’s Morin highlight ACC Louisville Slugger All-America selections

UNCW's regional title hopes ride on top two arms
Wilmington Star-News

Tar Heels right at home in NCAA regionals
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
College of Charleston ready for first-round game with Georgia Tech
-
Challenges extend beyond the lines for Clemson at Carolina Stadium
-
Team psychologist Dr. Ron Kasper has played key role in South Carolina Gamecocks’ back-to-back College World Series titles

Pressure rests squarely on USC
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
-
Virginia's Harrington enters NCAA play on a roll
-
Charlottesville Regional- Team breakdowns
-
Pitching will be paramount in Charlottesville Regional

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
N.C. State tight ends coach Dan Horton moving to administrative role
-
Michael Jordan tells Patrick Ewing he won't be Bobcats coach

Bobcats might still be able to manufacture a decent Plan B
Charlotte Observer

CAA 'looking in every direction' for new members
Richmond Times Dispatch

From cbssports.com
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NCAA prez- Realignment 'a market shakedown'
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Sides must be willing to compromise for playoff format model

Should ACC adjust bowl sharing to benefit teams such as VT, Clemson, FSU?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

June 30, 2012

ODU gains four commitments in football
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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For ODU football, it's a relative abundance
-
Undrafted Bazemore accepts offers to audition

June 29, 2012

College Football Countdown- No. 46 Southern Miss
Orlando Sentinel

Looking forward- Previewing UCF's 2012 season
Central Florida Future

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall men aspire to lead
-
Herrion may have to fill two vacancies

Johnson not a fan of new playoff system
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Former UAB standout Cameron Moore not chosen in NBA Draft
Birmingham News

University of Memphis' Will Barton picked 40th by Portland in NBA draft
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 28, 2012

Tulane President Scott Cowen sees his work come to fruition with new playoff
New Orleans Times Picayune

MTSU frontrunner for next C-USA pick
Murfreesboro Daily News Journal

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Luck discusses MU-WVU
-
NBA Draft to validate tough MU schedule
-
Dobson earns another accolade
-
Booker makes watch list

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Marshall working on basketball battle against Kentucky
-
Herd's Dobson on Blue Ribbon C-USA team

UAB baseball competing across the country
Alabama's News Leader

From the Birmingham News
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UAB finishes 122nd in the final Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings
-
Former UAB standout Cameron Moore waiting to see if he'll get picked in NBA Draft

UCF athletics moves toward increasing cash flow to ease jump to Big East
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Playoff could have financial, competitive implications for University of Memphis
-
Ex-Tiger Will Barton eager to learn NBA draft destination
-
University of Memphis high on AAU basketball newcomer Chris Perry

Former UH triple jumper Carter sets sights on London
Houston Chronicle

From the Dallas Morning News
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Former SMU Rose Bowl captain Maco Stewart dies at 98
-
ESPN replaces Craig James as college football analyst with ex-Georgia DE

June 27, 2012

Marshall's Hamrick glad to see end of BCS brand
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Booker makes watch list
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Memphis Tigers' Fuente off to a fast start
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF commitments Micah Reed, Myles Willis fielding other offers but still list Knights as favorite
Orlando Sentinel

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Ex-Tulane football player Lawrence Burl pleads guilty, gets suspended sentence
-
Former Tulane football player Lawrence Burl pleads guilty to criminal charges

Fundraiser- Hiring of June Jones, Larry Brown have pushed interest in SMU sports to 'astounding' levels
Dallas Morning News

June 26, 2012

Rice's Chargois Named a Third Team All-American
conferenceusa.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Talk about playing the 'Cats still premature
-
Big Green scholarship fund sees big growth

Adonis Thomas ready to assume leadership role with University of Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Ex-Texas OC- Garrett Gilbert didn't have strong supporting cast with Horns, 'things will work out' at SMU
Dallas Morning News

Ex-UTEP high jumper returns to form just in time for Olympics
El Paso Times

June 25, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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49ers football team already in hurry-up
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49ers' early efforts please C-USA commish

ODU player suspended after arrest on rape charges
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

MU hoops could play UK
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Big Green gains, preseason ranks and Classic tips
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Lineman Wade Smith one of only 12 Tigers to play at least a decade in NFL
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Former UH hoops star Ted Luckenbill dies at 72 after battle with cancer
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane receives commitment from Bossier City DT Antonio McGhee
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Tulane receives three more 2013 commitments over the weekend

#67 Southern Miss Golden Eagles- College Football 77 in 77
The Sports Bank

Photos- Five burning questions for the SMU Mustangs' 2012 season
Dallas Morning News

UTEP professor parlays weekend 'career' into seat at Olympic trials
El Paso Times

June 24, 2012

With impending move, ODU joins in-state recruiting race
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Mean Green works hard to shine
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Recruiting linemen a priority for Holliday

Eagles scatter for summer ball
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Will Barton's stock on the rise in NBA circles
-
Three-star quarterback commits to University of Memphis

John E. Hoover- Danny Manning entrusts his former prep coach with academic duties
Tulsa World

Title IX beneficiaries exert their influence
Houston Chronicle

June 23, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Three C-USA Golfers Named All-American
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UCF's D.J. Hicks Named All-American

Tulane President Scott Cowen will vote on BCS changes to its post-season system on Tuesday in Washington D.C
New Orleans Times Picayune

Former UAB quarterback Sam Hunt finding success in country music
Birmingham News

#68 Tulsa Golden Hurricane- College Football 77 in 77
The Sports Bank

Marshall women can thank Hicks
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tigers' Joe Jackson seeking to avoid slumps, funks in junior season
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 22, 2012

CUSA Football Predictions
Athlon Sports

From the Hattiesburg American
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Bowie confident heading into Olympic Trials
-
Vogel's retirement from Southern Miss bittersweet

Texas wide receiver commits to Tulsa
Tulsa World

UCF recruiting notes- Knights host team camp starting today
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP Athletics Hall of Fame- Lattin of 1966 NCAA Championship basketball team leads class
El Paso Times

Hickey uses Title IX’s intent to the fullest
San Antonio Express News

Success Saturates MU Softball
HNN Huntingtonnews.net

June 21, 2012

From conferenceusasports.com
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MGolf All-Americans
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Staff Additions

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football Coach Curtis Johnson said he never heard "bounty" in his time as New Orleans Saints wide receivers coach
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NCAA releases APR rankings -- Academic Progress Rates -- and overall rates are improved

APR benchmarks met by all teams at Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM Eagle Club executive director Vogel retiring
Hattiesburg American

Expectatons High At Marshall
West Virginia MetroNews

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall makes academic progress
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Huntington sports landmark comes down
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Coach grows Herd from Georgia roots

Texas State-UTSA football game for 2013 in question
San Antonio Express News

Shaq Goodwin, USA take gold in Brazil
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UNT can build new, local rivalries in Conference USA
Pegasus News

June 20, 2012

Herd coaches show support for city police
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tigers in pursuit of former Melrose standout Chris Jones
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane adds two more commitments to the recruiting class of 2013
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Report- Tulane adds dual-threat quarterback from Los Angeles

June 19, 2012

Uncertain BCS future puts TU's nonconference scheduling plans on hold
Tulsa World

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Salute to a life lived in MU-WVU harmony
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Daniel hires Kemper

New faces litter C-USA coaching landscape
Central Florida Future

Tom Bowen officially takes reins of Tiger athletics
Memphis Commercial Appeal

USM's Pierce coming back for another year
Hattiesburg American

After ankle injury, ex-UTEP quarterback starts over in Jacksonville
El Paso Times

UTSA's new baseball coach has big dreams
San Antonio Express-News

June 18, 2012

Graeme McDowell finishes one stroke behind U.S. Open winner Webb Simpson
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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New Memphis AD Tom Bowen takes over Monday, says he'll 'listen, learn and lead'
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Surgery should help Memphis Tiger D.J. Stephens breathe better
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Memphis Tigers basketball notebook: Shaq Goodwin shines in Brazil

Demydova's Olympic bid on hold
Hattiesburg American

June 17, 2012

Former UAB golfer Graeme McDowell shares the U.S. Open lead heading into the final round
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UTSA brings football to San Antonio
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Former Marshall athletic director Barrett dies at 81
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W.Va., Ky. come by rivalries naturally

From the Hattiesburg American
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Hammond lays out plans for centennial
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USM NOTEBOOK- Hammond touts football season ticket sales
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Facing a major hurdle

Throwback uniforms on tap for Eagles
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Naples linebacker Jake Berman commits to UCF
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Georgia QB Justin Holman commits to UCF
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UCF attracts talented prospects to linemen camp

From the Houston Chronicle
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Track runs in the family for Cameron Burrell
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Cougars add commitment no. 6 to 2013 class

Burning questions- How long will June Jones be at SMU?
Dallas Morning News

Bears sign Brandon, Brown
El Paso Times

Tulane University stadium debate is part planning seminar
New Orleans Times Picayune

Football Radio Rights; Getting Reading, Writing, Arithmetic Right; DeJuan Wright
Miami Herald

June 16, 2012

C-USA Celebrates Father's Day
conferenceusa.com

UAB football coach Garrick McGee busy spreading word about his program
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herrion sets his schedule for camps
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MU camp leads to scholarship elsewhere

Former Memphis Tigers forward Drew Barham transferring to Gonzaga
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 15, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Announces 2012 Football Television Schedule
Hyphen Nation- June 14, 2012
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C-USA Announces Final Outdoor Track & Field Honors

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM adds Arkansas to 2013 slate
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USM NOTEBOOK- Hammond has high praise for pair of coaches

Seven Marshall games televised
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UAB football games against Southern Miss, UCF, Marshall and Houston will be televised
Birmingham News

Report- SMU basketball lands third transfer of Larry Brown era in Illinois State's Nic Moore
Dallas Morning News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football team to get much television time this fall
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linebacker Luke Jackson commits to Tulane
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Tulane will play seven television football games this fall; kickoff times announced for 2012 campaign
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Five Tulane sports teams recognized by NCAA for academic prowess

C-USA announces UCF football TV coverage, select kickoff times
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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After 16 years as Tiger AD, R.C. Johnson is leaving the building
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Phone lines open to Memphis, national recruits today

New UH football stadium architects will have “blank canvas”
Houston Chronicle

June 14, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Postgraduate
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C-USA's Judy MacLeod Appointed to NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee
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Rice's Reckling Named an NCBWA All-American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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C-USA had only one choice for tourney
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Gale wins scholarship
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USA Elite Team selects MU's Gamby

Appalachian State keeping its conference options open
Winston Salem Journal

Tulane defensive end Lawrence Burl is no longer a member of the team, university says
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF, USF to resume men's hoops series during 2012-13 season
Orlando Sentinel

After disappointing season with Tigers, Stan Simpson's future up to him
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 13, 2012

Marcus Jordan’s status with UCF basketball program in flux
Orlando Sentinel

Tyndall, staff build family at USM
Hattiesburg American

UH names architect for new stadium to open 2014
Houston Chronicle

Ex-UTEP football receiver joins quarterback with Colts
El Paso Times

Burning questions- How will SMU's all-new offensive line hold up?
Dallas Morning News

June 12, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Bradley Roney of Southern Miss Named Freshman All-American
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Conference USA Board of Directors Wrap Meeting

Panel rejects district that could restrict new stadium for Tulane Green Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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Conference USA moves 2013 basketball tournaments to Tulsa
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Tulsa to host C-USA hoops

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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C-USA tournament returns to Tulsa
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Daniel tabs Randle as assistant
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Kautz, Slay lead class

From the Hattiesburg American
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C-USA Tourney set for Tulsa, El Paso
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Alford, Bird sign pro contracts

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Grizzlies to take look at ex-Tiger Barton
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Conference USA basketball tournaments headed to Tulsa in 2013
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Virginia Tech transfer forward Dorian Finney-Smith to visit University of Memphis on Tuesday

City planners reject legal tool favored by foes of new Tulane stadium
New Orleans Times Picayune

June 11, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Good time for rivals to collide on the diamond
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D'Antoni continues family tradition

Did Alford make the right decision by going pro?
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis incoming freshman Shaq Goodwin makes USA U18 National Team
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Tigers basketball notebook: Newcomers' arrival time will vary

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte' returns home to run camp at Slidell Youth Football Association fields on Saturday
New Orleans Times Picayune

Demydova Wins National Title in the Triple Jump
conferenceusa.com

June 10, 2012

Monarchs make impact
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM puts polarizing AD search to bed
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'Weird, amazing' day for USM's Demydova

Southern Miss QB to sign MLB contract after all
CBS Sports

Southern Miss's Tyndall- 'Sky is the limit' with Hammond as AD
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

After 10 months of unprecedented moments, it's a new day for UH athletics
Houston Chronicle

June 9, 2012

Former Tar Heel basketball stars come to Birmingham to help UAB basketball coach Jerod Haase
Birmingham News

Football at USM still in Alford's game plan
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Seyvon Lowry was package deal to UCF with First Coast teammate D.J. Killings
Orlando Sentinel

University of Memphis guard Charles Carmouche will transfer
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Baylor LB Singletary transfers to UTSA
San Antonio Express News

June 8, 2012

Track & Field All-America Honors Earned
conferenceusa.com

Wait over, Hammond named athletic director at Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM's Bowie finishes in 2nd place at nationals
Hattiesburg American

Piney Woods rising senior Dwight Coleby to visit University of Memphis on Friday
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Kickoff for UCF’s game at Ohio State set for noon Sept. 8
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College Football Countdown- No. 68 Marshall
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UCF has dubbed visiting WRs Richard Benjamin, Alvin Bailey as two-headed monster Thunder&Lightning
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Tampa Bay Tech receiver Richard Benjamin has UCF, USF, Clemson leading the way
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UCF sits among Armwood star Alvin Bailey's top schools

Memphis-Arkansas St game to be televised on ESPN3
San Antonio Express News

Tulane University officials say proposed stadium would be used for games only once a week
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Coaches tour stops in Hurricane
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Manning plays for Kentucky All-Stars

McAlester linebacker Devin Rolan commits to TU
Tulsa World

TV Football, Futbol Things, Pool, Phil & Phildrick
Miami Herald

Leaving The Building
Memphis Flyer

June 7, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Jeff Hammond Named Southern Miss AD
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Track & Field All-Academic Teams
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Three C-USA Baseball Players Named to 2012 Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American team

Exit fees halt merger, but allow bowl games
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM fans pleased with AD pick
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Red Sox draft Austin Davis

University of Memphis Tiger coaches get hands-on in summer work
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF baseball falls short of goal, but coach still happy with season
Orlando Sentinel

Herb Harrison is leaving the UAB basketball program and will transfer to another school
Birmingham News

Maduka's status still uncertain, Manning reports
Tulsa World

June 6, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Has 12 Players Selected in First 15 Rounds of MLB Draft
Today In Conference USA
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NCAA Track & Field Championships Set

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU, Morehead renew basketball rivalry
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Hall of Fame honors for Brown

Tigers' pitcher Dan Langfield, second baseman Jacob Wilson go in MLB draft
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Pair of USM signees drafted
Hattiesburg American

Son of former TU QB T.J. Rubley commits to Golden Hurricane football program
Tulsa World

June 5, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
Stony Brook beats UCF in regional, Knights barely avoid brawl
Video- UCF ready to fight after Stony Brook win
Video- Carmona- "It got out of control for a few seconds."
Video- Hicks on post-game antics- "emotions got the best of us."
Video- Adkins on skirmish- "It happens every game"
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Experts split on how lucrative Big East TV deal could be

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice gives Graham, 76, extension through 2018
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Lack of offense leads to another early exit for Rice
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With summer workouts nearing, UH excited to get going
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UTSA long jumper leaps into lifesaving role

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Transfers just want a place to play
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Abatement, demolition on target for Aug. 1 completion
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Boston College safeties transfer to MU

From conferenceusa.com
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Regional Track & Field Honors Announced
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NCAA Track & Field Championships Set

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM's Page set to transfer
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USM track athletes seek NCAA titles, Olympics

UTEP men's basketball- Arizona tops strong schedule for Miners
El Paso Times

SMU hires George Lynch as assistant strength and conditioning coach
D
allas Morning News

June 4, 2012

June 3 NCAA Baseball Regional Roundup
 
It was a tough day on the diamond for Conference USA, as regular season champion Rice nad East Carolina were eliminated, while UCF was unable to capitalize on an opportunity to advance to a Super Regional.
conferenceusa.com

Stony Brook forces Monday game with UCF
Orlando Sentinel

Time is right for ODU's move up to C-USA
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Former C-USA teams may regret jumping ship
Tulsa World

R.C. Johnson leaving University of Memphis on high note
Memphis Commercial Appeal

The Mustangs might win the C-USA title before joining the Big East
College Football News

June 3, 2012

June 2 NCAA Baseball Regional Roundup
conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's time in the NCAA Baseball Regional ends with loss to Mississippi State
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UAB's baseball season not defined by two losses in NCAA Regional

Knights hold on, beat Stony Brook 9-8 to reach final
Orlando Sentinel

Houston Regional- Rice shut out in loss to Arkansas
Houston Chronicle

Draft-eligible juniors make Tulane anxious
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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FIU goes on the prowl
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Teammates unite with Pennington
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Campuses should get Capital Classics

From the Hattiesburg American
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2011-12 season was a wild one at Southern Miss
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USM NOTEBOOK- Injury may decide Woodyard's fate with football team

June 2, 2012

June 1 NCAA Baseball Regional Roundup
conferenceusa.com

Fuda's HR lifts Owls past Prairie View A&M
Houston Chronicle

Richardson's clutch play lifts UCF over Missouri State 2-1
Orlando Sentinel

From the Birmingham News
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UAB attempts to fight off elimination in NCAA Baseball Regional after 2-1 loss to Florida State
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UAB's Michael Busby impressive in NCAA Baseball Regional loss to Florida State
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Florida State beats UAB, 2-1, in NCAA Baseball Regional

Recruiting local talent can help MU women
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

June 1, 2012

UAB pitcher Michael Busby gets the start for the Blazers on Friday vs. Florida State
Birmingham News

Five things to watch from Rice at the Houston Regional
Houston Chronicle

Miami Regional Preview- UCF baseball hopes to advance to super regional for first time in school history
Orlando Sentinel

Sonny Dykes lauds C-USA's regional model
ESPN

Buckley to serve as Southern Miss offensive coordinator
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM's Johnson shuffles coaching staff
Hattiesburg American

Alford's heart set on playing football at Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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New University of Memphis basketball assistant Collins ready to 'get the best' out of Tigers
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With Memphis Tigers, new assistant Aki Collins is 'swinging a big bat'

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane says baseball Coach Rick Jones has not been contacted about Duke job
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Tulane's newest men's basketball signee Kajon Mack talks about why he signed with the Green Wave