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Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

July 31, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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The day the wannabes starred... and stumbled
WTIB Audio- TOT (Casey Charles)

From ecupirates.com
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Ryan Eibner Qualifies For 2012 U.S. Amateur Championships
ECU Women's Football Clinic Highlights

Former Pirate makes debut at Jack Britt
WNCT

Jack Britt's new coach jumps right in
Fayetteville Observer

Former Fox Creek star now looking to go to East Carolina
WJBF

Clemson signee Wiilliams headed to ECU
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Recruiters flock to Davidson Day QB Grier
 
Grier has offers from the Gators and Volunteers as well as UNC-Chapel Hill, Wake Forest and East Carolina, where his father and high school coach, Chad Grier, once played quarterback.
Charlotte Observer

Student Athlete audit finds no academic fraud
The East Carolinian

Live@Five: Skip Holtz, Mike Steele, Drew Steele, Morgan Ahlers
pirateradio1250

July 30, 2012

All in the family- The fight for positions- Defense
Bonesville.net

ECU Notes- Movie authors in review
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 29, 2012

McNeill has family first motto
Greenville Daily Reflector

Catching Up with Coach Lebo
247 Sports

July 28, 2012

Ruffin McNeill Fantasy Camp
ecupirates.com

Fantasy meets reality at McNeill camp
Greenville Daily Reflector

Brian Bailey put through the wringer at Ruff's Fantasy Football Camp
WNCT

11pm Sportscast
WITN

Kyle Doll, coach Doll's son, transferring to ECU
Bobcat Report via Twitter (Texas State)

Schedule Preview- East Carolina
Inside Carolina (scout.com)

July 27, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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West Division coaches face challenge
WTIB Audio- TOT (Pat McCrory)

Track And Field Releases Highly-Decorated 2012 Recruiting Class
ecupirates.com

Appalachian State will take several all-league players to opener at ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Live@five: Lincoln Riley
pirateradio1250

Garrard Has Built A Solid Foundation
miamidolphins.com

ECU defense looks to complete transformation from worst to first
Wilmington Star News (blog)

Hokies adjust schedule for arrival of Pitt, Syracuse, push back ECU series a year
 
Tech athletic director Jim Weaver told the Daily Press that the Hokies' four-game series with East Carolina will start in 2015 instead of 2014 to accommodate the extra conference game.
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Teel Time- ACC expansion forces Virginia Tech, UVa to adjust non-conference football schedules
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

ECU Grad Injured in Afghanistan
WNCT

ECU Preview - Outside Receivers
247 Sports

Baseball hopes to strengthen new season with changes
The East Carolinian

July 26, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates not alone in QB search in evolving C-USA
WBVL Audio- Coach Ruff & Damon Magazu

From ecupirates.com
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Jeff Hoffman Set To Participate In Cape Cod All-Star Game
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C-USA Football Media Day Coverage
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Clayburn And Figueroa Complete 2012 Volleyball Roster
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Four ECU Women Named To 2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

McNeill Speaks at C-USA Media Day; Pirates Picked 4th in East Division
WNCT

White ready to don purple and gold
Greenville Daily Reflector

Live@5: Jeff Lebo, Brian Weingartz
Pirate Radio 1250

July 25, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Passes 20,000 In Season Ticket Sales
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C-USA Football Media Day Coverage
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Pirate Trio Named To USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Team

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates make preseason C-USA list
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Pirates eclipse 20,000-ticket mark

Area Sports Briefs- Tyler commits to ECU
Salisbury Post

VES' White commits to East Carolina
Lynchburg News and Advance

VES' Caleb White Commits to ECU
WSET

Garrard Leads Dolphins' QB Race Early
NBC 6 Miami

Chiefs hope their youth movement comes of age fast
Kansas City Star

July 24, 2012

Ruff's preseason drills for fans on tap
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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2012-13 Pirate Pass Now On Sale
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Pair Of Pirate Squads Garner C-USA Sport Academic Award
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Three Pirates Selected On Preseason All-Conference USA Team
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Volleyball Earns 2011-12 AVCA Team Academic Award

Pirates make preseason C-USA list
Greenville Daily Reflector

Three Pirates named all-conference
Washington Daily News

From the East Carolinian
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Pirate football gets its virtual grade
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Soccer prepares for 2012 season
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Not just a bunch of dumb jocks
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A tribute to Spencer

ECU Risk Management Vice Chancellor- PSU Scandal Is "Wake Up Call"
WITN

July 23, 2012

All in the family- The fight for positions
Bonesville.net

ECU Offers Football Season Ticket Special
ecupirates.com

Editorial- ECU can learn from scandals
Greenville Daily Reflector

2012 ECU Preview - Inside Receivers
247 Sports

July 22, 2012

ECU Notes- Learning the language
Greenville Daily Reflector

HiStory - The Henry "Gizmo" Williams Story
ecupirates.com

McGill Down to Five
 
East Carolina: ”Coach (John) Wiley is a very cool guy. I like talking to him a lot. When I talk to him, I feel like I am talking to one of the coaches at my (high) school.
TerpToewn (sub req'd)

July 21, 2012

Meet The Pirates Scheduled For Aug. 18
ecupirates.com

Former ECU Quarterback Marcus Crandell Coaches in CFL
Lost Lettermen

Miami Dolphins position breakdown- Quarterbacks
Miami Sun-Herald

Drug charges lead to ECU player's suspension
NBC Sports

July 20, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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NT Terry Williams Suspended From ECU Football Program
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Michael Murray Named Assistant Men's Tennis Coach
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Cummings And Milner Earn C-USA Scholar Athlete Awards

cFormer Pirate places second at Games
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‘Clustering’ not an issue at ECU (sub req'd)

ECU suspends player facing drug charges
Charlotte Observer (AP)

Former Pinecrest High, East Carolina star Seth Maness excels in minor leagues
Fayetteville Observer

July 19, 2012

Women's Basketball Adds Jada Payne For 2012-13
ecupirates.com

Former Hickory High star will transfer, play at East Carolina
Hickory Daily Record

Donaldson Happy with Decision
  Last week, East Carolina secured another big commitment when Vance High (Charlotte, N.C.) standout Kirk Donaldson became the latest prospect to chose the Pirates.
SuperPrep.com

Former ECU Fullback Earnest Byner Now Bucs' RB Coach
Lost Lettermen

East-West football
Asheville Citizen-Times (blog)

July 18, 2012

ECU's offensive line of the future taking shape
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Men's Basketball Season Tickets On Sale
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Grove Selected To 2012 Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List

Webpoll: Who is your pick for C-USA Football Defensive Player of the Year?
conferenceusa.com

July 17, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Tyler Joyner To Return For Senior Season
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East Carolina, South Carolina To Kick At 12-21 PM (EDT)
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Dan Roszel Promoted To Associate Head Baseball Coach

Schedule update (ECU-USC set for SEC Network)
Bonesville.net

ECU/South Carolina Game To Air on WITN 7.1
FAU Owl Access (blog)

Ex-ECU QB Blake at TX Research Firm
NFL.com.

2013 NFL Draft Scouting Notes- Marshall vs East Carolina (2011)
NE Patriots Draft

July 16, 2012

FAU assistant baseball coach Sanderson headed to ECU
FAU Owl Access (blog)

David Garrard good fit for Dolphins, Brian Hartline says
NFL.com

David Garrard positioning himself to be Dolphins' starter on opening day
Florida Sun-Sentinel

Kobie Walker wants a Mountaineer offer
ESPN (blog)

July 15, 2012

From two sports to none
Asheville Citizen Times

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU Notes- Scholars explore medicine
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Parents get dorm experience

July 14, 2012

Ben Sanderson Named Assistant Baseball Coach
ecupirates.com

Recruiting thumbnail- DB Xavier Smith
Bonesville.net

Seven C-USA Football games to Air on FCS
 
ECU-UAB football game on Oct. 20, 2012 in Birmingham, Ala. has been scheduled for a 7 p.m. (ET) start and will be aired on FOX College Sports
conferenceusa.com

For you long-time Pirate fans…you’ll like this one…blast from past
Purple Haze Insider

Parents spend night on ECU campus
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 13, 2012

Pirates Ranked Among Top Swimming Teams In The Classroom
ecupirates.com

C-USA Player Spotlight- East Carolina DB Damon Magazu
conferenceusa.com

Katie Kirk excels at ECU – in class, on golf course
Charlotte Observer

Wakefield’s Xavier Smith commits to ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Scholarship Fund Set Up in Memory Of Former ECU Football Player
WNCT

July 12, 2012

Kirstin Burgess Named Assistant Women's Tennis Coach
ecupirates.com

Event to honor Hampton
Greenville Daily Reflector

Peninsula Pilots pitchers- Former Menchville pitcher Jharel Cotton
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Jharel Cotton to sign with Dodgers
 
Cotton was taken by the Mets in the 28th round of the 2011 draft but chose to play at East Carolina. He went 8-3 with a 3.65 ERA with the Pirates last spring.
"I'm happy with (that) decision because now I'm more pro ready after the experience with ECU and working with the best pitching coach in the world, Dan Roszel," Cotton said. "I've learned so much about pitching."
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

July 11, 2012

Macy Completes Women's Basketball Staff
ecupirates.com

BASEBALL- Another step for Armstrong
New Bern Sun Journal

Laney senior commits to ECU for football
Wilmington Star-News (Varsity)

DFS pics from NCAA '13 (courtesy PGPirate)
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Pic 2
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Pic 3

Persistence paying off for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Guests: Best Of Live @ Five - Ruffin McNeill interview, Soft Knocks
pirateradio1250

July 10, 2012

Pirate Nation lost a fighter in Spencer Hampton
Bonesville.net

Registration Still Open For Summer Baseball Camps
ecupirates.com

Locals land internships with NFL- Camden grad White heading to Chiefs
Elizabeth City Daily Advance

Philip Rivers, Chris Johnson among bounce-back players in 2012
NFL News

Dolphins | David Garrard appears to be slight favorite
KFFL

July 9, 2012

Carson's legacy- Faith, friends and star athletes
Bonesville.net

Butts Nabs High Jump Gold Medal At NACAC U23 Championships
ecupirates.com

4 East Carolina golfers All-American Scholars
Raleigh News & Observer

PREP FOOTBALL- Chipping in
New Bern Sun Journal

July 8, 2012

Maness Lights Up the Fourth
Southern Pines Pilot

Garrett- Dwayne Harris Making Strides
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth (blog)

ECU Notes- Hope through art
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 7, 2012

Service to be held for longtime Pirates coach
Raleigh News & Observer

Four Golfers Named Scholar All-Americans
ecupirates.com

ECU dental school opening new clinic in underserved corner of the State
Charlotte Observer

Blue Ribbon Preview- East Carolina
ESPN (sub req'd)

July 6, 2012

Chanel Green Joins Women's Basketball Program
ecupirates.com

Curtis Frye To Remember Coach Bill Carson Sunday
Beach Carolina Magazine

Pirates loose Schnabel
Washington Daily News

Kenny, Schnabel Named Assistant Coaches
MGoBlue

Cotton and Joyner Update Status with Signing Deadline Looming
hoistthecolours.net

Greenies catcher getting looks
Asheville Citizen-Times (blog)

July 5, 2012

Tudor- ECU Pirates will have crowded QB race
Raleigh News & Observer

July 4, 2012

No. 1 target Benkert makes the pledge
Bonesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Carson's legacy is secure
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Longtime ECU coach Carson dead at 75

Pirates continue to build
ESPN (blog)

Cherubini: What, me worry? So, we’re missing some of our signees, eh?
Purple Haze Insider

Registration Open For Final Two Weeks Of Boy's Basketball Camp
ecupirates.com

Crews clean up downed tree on campus
ecu.edu

July 3, 2012

Genes blessed Matau with total package
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Bill Carson Passes Away Monday Morning
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Allison Lipsher Named Assistant Soccer Coach

Former East Carolina Head Coach Bill Carson Passes Away
U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

Former Pirate Coach Bill Carson Passes Away
WITN

Lipsher Named Assistant Coach at ECU
GoDuke.com

COACHING IN E. CAROLINA Ex Breaker Lipsher joins Pirate staff
New England Soccer News

Funeral held for former ECU football player
WNCT

July 2, 2012

Excitement is the Word for Brian Mitchell
Bonesville.net

From FoxSports/Scout.com (sub req'd)
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A Steal for the Pirates
 
East Carolina landed a commitment from a four-star linebacker out of South Carolina and Devaris Brunson could do big things for the Pirates.
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ECU lands Benkert
 
Quarterback Kurt Benkert just committed to East Carolina. He gives the Pirates a three-star signal caller, as Benkert is one of the top QB prospects from the Sunshine State.

Benkert makes decision
ESPN.com (3rd story down)

Former Menchville pitchers band together for summer of adjustments with Pilots
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ECU News- Team studies King Rails
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 1, 2012

Butts Takes Seventh At 2012 Olympic Trials
ecupirates.com

July 31, 2012

Ol' coach, new tricks
CBS Sports

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Penn State safety and Raleigh native to transfer to N.C. State
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Colangelo will wine, dine Coach K, hope he returns
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Duke's Nick McCrory wins diving bronze
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Pack faces questions as football camp set to start

Olympic gymnast from Virginia Beach goes for gold
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers megastar Newton still ‘just one of the guys’
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Charlotte swimmer Nick Thoman happy with silver lining

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina’s three-year run of baseball success forever changed Gamecocks’ image
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Former South Carolina football player O.J. Murdock dies in apparent suicide

USC's first practice open to public Friday
Greenville (SC) News

New Champions Bowl in line for $80 million payout from ESPN
San Antonio Express News

Redskins' injuries are already beginning to pile up
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 30, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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French revolution- Anchor leg sinks U.S. relay team
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U.S. team wants a more Thunderous Durant
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Tolbert's training includes boxing workouts

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke’s Abby Johnston part of duo to win silver medal
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Nick McCrory’s brother has his own Olympics dream

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Step one- Gabby Douglas wins spot in all-around event
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Maryland CB is Hokies' first 5-star recruit in five years
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Redskins | Who's the RB- Not even Shanahan knows

Grier likes it behind scenes
Winston Salem Journal

USC's Swearinger brings confidence to the field
Greenville (SC) News

Can Navy get nasty so the Army game won't matter for a bowl bid?
College Football News

ACC football- Wins have been scarce at Maryland under Edsall
Roanoke Times

Jimmie Johnson wins Brickyard 400 for the fourth time
Fayetteville Observer

Penn State quarterback Rob Bolden may be headed to LSU
Shreveport Times

July 29, 2012

How will new kickoff rules impact college football?
Birmingham News

Gaps between non-AQ conferences closing
Shreveport Times

Looking ahead, which ACC schools are challenging themselves
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Report- UNC-Chapel Hill athletic advisers steered players to dubious classes
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Mike Krzyzewski on Team USA- 'We know we can be beaten'
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Lochte is golden; Phelps fails to medal

ACC football- UNC-CH still motivated despite bowl ban
Roanoke Times

Funding athletics top priority for UNCW's Bass
Wilmington Star-News

The five key things College of Charleston fans must consider in the CAA debate
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Defending ACC champs ready to add to title haul
Columbia (SC) State

N.C. State's Mike Glennon learns from brother's experience at Virginia Tech
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

July 28, 2012

North Carolina's under-the-radar academic scandal continues to grow
Birmingham News

From the Charlotte Observer
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UNC-CH's academic fraud case puts new scrutiny on professors
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Hopes high as Carolina Panthers hit camp
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Brickyard's often a good barometer
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Brits open Games with theatrics, wit
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Winston-Salem Open will have an Olympics-like field
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Former UNCCH star Matt Harvey dazzles in Major League debut
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McClatchy to end unlimited access to websites

Panthers return to Wofford College for training camp
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Redskins' supporting cast will play a big role
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Are Redskins headed for running back by committee?
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Coach K gets fresh start in second go-round with U.S. team
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Panthers receiver Steve Smith donates money to Colorado shooting victims

Phelps, Lochte to square off in first of their Olympic events today
Winston Salem Journal

WAC on a downhill slide to nowhere
Monroe News Star

WVU, Big East resolve financial issues
Charleston (WV) Gazette

July 27, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Was Nyang'oro in Africa during last summer's no-show class at UNC-Chapel Hill?
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UNC-Chapel Hill faculty calls for outside review of athletics and academics
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Canes sign forward Alexander Semin
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UNC opens Maui trip with Mississippi State
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Wolfpack adds former UCLA coach Farmer to basketball staff

UNCG Baseball names Link Jarrett head coach
 
Jarrett spent four seasons as the hitting instructor and recruiting coordinator at East Carolina
UNCG Athletics

From the Charlotte Observer
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Eight athletes with N.C. ties ready to swim for the gold
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Panthers training camp opens amid hope, questions
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Position battles to watch in training camp
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Coach Rivera likes this summer's prep time
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New Bobcats Haywood, Sessions offer experience
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Smith donates $100,000
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Bobcats Schedule highlights

From CBSSports.com
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Some Penn State players can, and will, show loyalty by staying
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Well, this is awkward
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Tweet nothing- 'Noles coach Fisher bans Twitter
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Northwestern's new uniforms

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Expectations high for South Carolina football coming off first ever 11-win season
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Fending off Colonial, Southern Conference could expand, commissioner says

Georgia Southern picked to win SoCon title
W
inston Salem Journal

July 26, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State among schools interested in Penn State players
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Tudor- It’s no pun, UNC-Chapel Hill’s Fedora orders hats off inside
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London calling and Cullen Jones is answering
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An Olympian at last
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Pressure still on Krzyzewski, U.S. team
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UNC-CH freshman Cowie officially world’s best freestyle soccer player

West Division coaches face challenge
CBS Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rivera talking Super Bowl, too
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U.S. women's soccer team defeats France 4-2; Alex Morgan scores two
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UNCCH football- What we learned about the Tar Heels at ACC Kickoff

Barnhart- NCAA's bad precedent
CBS Sports

ACC football- Georgia Tech kicks off against Hokies
Roanoke Times

Teel Time- UVa's Littlepage says ACC needs to consider partial membership for Notre Dame
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

Redskins- 5 questions entering training camp
Richmond Times Dispatch

As Redskins' camp opens, Griffin accepts the pressure
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Anthony Johnson not keen on College of Charleston leaving SoCon for CAA
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

July 25, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack basketball packing heavy expectations on trip to Spain
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Tar Heels looking to James for bulk up front
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US beats Spain 100-78 in basketball exhibition
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Canes, Harrison agree on three-year contract extension
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Boychuk signs one-year contract
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Planning comeback, USFL eyes team in Triangle

WVU fans won't be traveling as much
Charleston (WV) Gazette

South Carolina- Schedule Breakdown
CBSSports.com (blog)

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Gottfried, Pack play down hype
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Rawlings- Penn State story not over
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No more waiting for U.S. women's team

From the Greensboro News-Record
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How to follow the Olympics on TV and online starting today
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Reddick believes UNC-Chapel Hill football being overlooked

Batten- UNC-CH snags pair of recruits from Penn State
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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SEC’s Top 20 players- Georgia’s Jones No. 1; USC’s Lattimore 6th, Clowney 10th
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College of Charleston mulling move from SoCon to Colonial Athletic Association

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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CAA stays silent on expansion details as speculation continues
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Rams feel McLaughlin fits the VCU mold

Miami is moving forward, coach Al Golden says
Roanoke Times

Redskins hope options lead to better secondary play
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Brad Edwards heads south
Columbia (SC) State

Elite ACC quarterbacks share common(wealth) Virginia roots
CBS Sports

July 24, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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At ACC kickoff, NCAA Penn State ruling captures attention
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Tudor- NCAA sends loudest possible message to football forts
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NCAA slams Penn State, fines it $60 million
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What they’re writing about Penn State- Sentence of shame
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Ex-PSU exec- I was abused, wouldn't turn blind eye
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Unsurprisingly, media again pick Florida State to win ACC
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N.C. State coach expects Amerson to leave for NFL
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Canes sign Bowman to 2-year deal
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Frazier reinstated at N.C. Central

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Duke's Holliday improving from head injuries
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Lenox Rawlings- Whitlock aiming high for Deacons
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UNC-CH's Fedora has a plan for adversity
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Tar Heels get three more commitments
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For big-budget Penn St, fine not as big as seems
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Penn State football goes into damage control

Fallout for Penn State
CBS Sports

From the Pittsburg Tribune
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Hit harder than most
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Colleges chasing Penn State players, prospects
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NCAA sanctions stun PSU
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Penn State’s other sports will survive
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Harris: NCAA chooses victims over wins

From the Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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In letter to trustees, former Penn State president Spanier says he was misled
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NCAA penalties cut football program to its core
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Uncertain future dogs team
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Recruiting Class of 2013 might look at other schools
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Hold applause on 'new' culture of college football

From the Houston Chronicle
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How Penn State compares to SMU/TCU, other big cases
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TCU confident about leap to Big 12
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On the Big 12- League's claims of stability more believable

From the Dallas Morning News
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Bowlsby- Big 12 will discuss expansion, but there's not much support
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Flashback- SMU gets NCAA 'death penalty'; Worse than Penn State?

From the Birmingham News
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What could Penn State ruling mean for NCAA's future authority?
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Bobby Bowden on topping Joe Paterno- "There's no way I can celebrate that"

Eddie Robinson Jr. says nothing to be happy about in Penn State situation
New Orleans Times Picayune

ACC coaches reflect on Penn State penalties
  Beamer removing Paterno Award
Roanoke Times

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Penn State-Virginia game takes on different look
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UR's Rocco deals with PSU situation "on a personal level"
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VCU will name McLaughlin new AD

From the Charlotte Observer
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U.S. women’s soccer- A little less Carolina blue
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Murphy in, Otah out in deals for Panthers
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What Murphy trade means for WRs
Duke's Cutcliffe at ACC Kickoff
UNC-CH's Fedora at ACC Kickoff

ACC needs its top football team to run the table
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson picked behind Florida State in ACC preseason football poll
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Clemson gets three commitments at team cookout

Thomas ready to make big leap with Hokies
FS Carolinas

July 23, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA to levy penalties against Penn State Monday; school could be fined at least $30 million
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Fowler- Five Olympians with N.C. ties have a shot at spotlight
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NCAA to announce 'corrective' measures for Penn St
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ACC quarterbacks, Glennon and Renner included, inspire hope of raising league’s profile
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ACC commissioner to Wolfpack QB- ‘We’re counting on you’

Among penalties, Penn St. facing up to $60M fine
CBS Sports

Outside of marketing, ACC football has plenty of work to do
Winston Salem Journal

State of the ACC- Stable, totally. For now
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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ACC commissioner Swofford- League survival not an issue
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Former South Carolina football coach and athletic director Jim Carlen dies at age 79

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Batten- Notre Dame obvious next step for ACC
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Friendly competition breeds familiarity among ACC quarterbacks
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ACC Kickoff- Wake Forest's Nikita Whitlock almost chose military over football
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ACC Kickoff- Duke's Kenny Anunike looks to make up for time lost to injury
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ACC Kickoff- UNC quarterback promises Giovani Bernard will get the ball despite spread offense
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ACC Kickoff- N.C. State QB Mike Glennon's schedule allows him to focus on game
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Highlights from Commissioner John Swofford's ACC Kickoff forum

July 22, 2012

Big Four football, basketball players tend to 'cluster' academically
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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5 ACC questions that need answers at media days
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Fowler- Olympians' failures can teach us all valuable lessons
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Stevens- Baseball pitcher was never Catfish at home
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Statue of famed Penn St. coach Paterno taken down
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Grant Hill impressed with 'high character'
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NCAA to levy penalties against Penn State Monday; school could be fined at least $30 million

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Five buzzwords to follow as the ACC begins its football media days
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Two-minute drill with new South Carolina Gamecocks head baseball coach Chad Holbrook

Worst part of Hyman’s job- ‘The politics’
Columbia (SC) State

Sports, family helped Panthers rookie heal
Charlotte Observer

Photos- Take a look at what Baylor's new football stadium will look like
Dallas Morning News

July 21, 2012

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina football trying to build on school-record 2011 season
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Clemson President James Barker, trustees meet with ACC commissioner John Swofford
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Clemson capital campaign raises $608 million; university’s new goal is $1 billion

South Carolina Gamecocks - Very Close
College Football News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State ready to compete for recruits with UNC-CH, Duke
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Baseball star Buck Leonard still remembered in Rocky Mount
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Canes re-sign Samson
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Rutherford touts Jordan Staal at Canes' FunFest
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Report- Golden's staff broke recruiting rules

From CBS Sports
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Colorado St. recruit wounded in Aurora shooting
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Report- JoePa statue call to come this weekend
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Report- Golden's staff broke recruiting rules at UM
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Va. Tech reinstates kicker Journell after plea deal
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WVU QB Smith 'getting work in' during offseason
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Dyer staying at Arkansas State, to sit out 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats routed in 1st summer league loss
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Cross making his own name at Wake Forest

Baylor regents OK $250M football stadium
San Antonio Express-News

July 20, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-Chapel Hill star Nicks ineligible during 2008 season, records show
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Judge- Decision will come later on UNC-Chapel Hill football records
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Daily Tar Heel staffer among those in no-show class
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UNC-CH’s Larry Fedora, N.C. State’s Tom O’Brien are unfamiliar foes amid a familiar rivalry
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When it comes to good news, 'We're due,' Duke’s Cutcliffe says
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Brown will travel with Pack to Spain, but might not play
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Philip Rivers to open workout facility in Raleigh’s Brier Creek

Rams' Quinn facing DWI charge
STLtoday.com

UNC-CH athletics changes structure for managing sports programs
Winston Salem Journal

Triangle Pigskin Preview returns to normal
Burlington Times News

Coaches laugh it up, wax poetic at Thursday's annual Pigskin Preview
The Independent Weekly

College Football- Goals clear for NC teams
Salisbury Post

The ultra-athletic Gamecocks are closer to the BCS title than it seems
College Football News

SEC football needs an East beast, at the least
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Timing is right for Notre Dame-ACC union
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Grambling petitions to remove Joe Paterno wins record
Shreveport Times

From CBS Sports
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Bidding for Champions Bowl to begin next week
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John Thompson- Paterno was 'a damn good man'
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Report- Big Ten could allow Delany to fire coaches
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Saban adamant nine games is best for SEC, but not everybody agrees

July 19, 2012

Pitt pays a little extra to join Atlantic Coast Conference
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Big East drops lawsuit against TCU, receives $5M
CBS Sports

Navy Ranked 80th by Lindy's College Football Magazine
NavySports.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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At UNC-Chapel Hill, athletes’ records contain many deletions
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UNC-CH hires two to aid in compliance issues
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UNC-CH records show some unauthorized help
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Pack players bring out big guns for cause close to home
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East cruises 35-9 behind 4 TDs from W. Montgomery’s Capel

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Confident bunch of Florida Gators at SEC Media Days; John L. Smith on Arkansas adversity; Joker Phillips- What hot seat?
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Auburn looks ahead to rubber match of Clemson series
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Clemson notes- Backup quarterback Cole Stoudt’s swollen knee adds to depth concerns

Defensive tackle Neblett suspended for 4 games
Charlotte Observer

Heisman winner RGIII signs contract with Redskins
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Seahawks, Dukes can live together after all
Wilmington Star-News

East blasts West
Winston Salem Journal

N.C. State's Rodney Purvis ready for the hype
Fayetteville Observer

July 18, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH, Butch Davis’ lawyer want media bid for records dismissed
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NCAA boss won't rule out death penalty for Penn State

Batten- The latest on college football recruiting
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Byron Mullens’ 33 points help Charlotte improve to 3-0
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Bobcats becoming worth talk
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Cam Newton, Kemba Walker team up for Under Armour

From the San Antonio Express-News
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SEC media days signal start of football season in Dixie
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A&M, Mizzou- Don't expect us to be pitiful SEC road kill

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Even Coach K finds learning moment in PSU fiasco
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UNCW nonconference schedule is official
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Area sports briefs- CAA extends invitations

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Spurrier- ‘Not a bad formula’ on South Carolina’s run-first approach on offense; Lattimore recovering “beautifully”
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Steve Spurrier gives vintage performance at SEC Media Days
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Dabo Swinney says 2012 must be the year of the sophomore at Clemson

Swinney, Tigers look forward
Columbia (SC) State

WVU's Big East exit fee worth the cost
Charleston Gazette

July 17, 2012

Area briefs- USC's first three football game times, TV announced
Spartanburg Herald Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former UNC-Chapel Hill coach Davis hoping to coach again
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Duke baseball program adds assistant
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All 4 of N.C.'s ACC teams return starting quarterbacks in 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Stephen Curry tuning up for a bigger comeback
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Dunlap turns to zone defense to mask Bobcats’ flaws
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Antawn Jamison picks L.A. over Charlotte, the Bobcats

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Decision time for C of C- SoCon or Colonial?
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Holbrook takes over as South Carolina baseball coach

From Syracuse.com
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Syracuse will be leaving early for the ACC with $7.5 million exit fee
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ACC football- Opponents will evoke memories, good and bad

From the Winston Salem Journal
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West boys hold on for win
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Northwest area girls shine in West's 82-65 win

Griffin a no-show at Redskins camp as talks drag on
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Penn State should decide to sit out one year
Birmingham News

New playoff system could be worth $600M a year
CBS Sports

July 16, 2012

College of Charleston, Davidson invited to leave Southern Conference for Colonial, rival AD says
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Triangle’s air show among highlights as ACC football nears
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Greensboro's John Isner wins Newport tennis event

From the Charlotte Observer
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A diligent player and an engaged coach connect
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Kidd-Gilchrist sits out Sunday's game in Vegas
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Dunlap gives Walker room to be himself
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Wingate swimmer heading to London Olympics
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Kahne holds off Hamlin for the win

From the Winston Salem Journal
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U.S. women's soccer team to seek redemption
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Federer passes Sampras for record time at No. 1

July 15, 2012

MORRIS- Pastides should have conducted national search
Columbia (SC) State

Rawlings- UNC-Chapel Hill's academics scandal needs further examination
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Catching up with The Jet- Kenny Smith on broadcasting, UNC-CH and the Dream Team debate
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Tudor- Catfish Hunter's legend lives on in his home state
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NCCA East-West All-Star football rosters
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Artist paints over Paterno's halo on mural

NAIA school- No apologies for unusual striped turf
CBS Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton meets fans at SouthPark Mall
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Beason says he's ready to work
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Despite troubles, Jeff Burton isn't going to quit
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Charlotte Bobcats get Brendan Haywood via waivers

The risky business of creating heroes out of coaches
Greensboro News-Record

July 14, 2012

Tanner is ready for new team
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Ray Tanner introduced as new University of South Carolina AD, gets similar $675,000 salary; no one outside of USC interviewed
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South Carolina’s success should outlast growing pains for Tanner, Holbrook
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New study suggests concussions on the rise in college football
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New practice guidelines mean “drastic change” for SC high school football

Penn State scandal could happen at your school
Birmingham News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State's Holt brothers team up to help care for cancer victims
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UNC-CH legal bills for NCAA probe top $467,000
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Terry signs two-year, two-way contract with Canes

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats rookie Kidd-Gilchrist shaking off indecision
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Bobcats beat Kings, 121-87
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Source- Charlotte Bobcats, point guard Ramon Sessions agree to terms

Sports briefs - UNCW hoops assistant resigns
Wilmington Star-News

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Edwards wants drivers to pay for drug tests
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State Games give baseball players a chance to shine for scouts

Drew Brees ready to work now that contract saga ended with $100 million deal
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 13, 2012

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Ray Tanner to take helm as USC Athletic Director
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Holbrook to replace Tanner

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Chad Holbrook takes over South Carolina baseball program after Ray Tanner becomes athletic director
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Gamecocks’ Lattimore, Clowney named to preseason All-SEC first team

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers RB Stewart wants to remain with Carolina
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Sessions in, Augustin out with Bobcats
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Jordan likes what he sees in Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
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Active Bobcats display early rhythm in a steady march to improvement

From the Houston Chronicle
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10 questions- SEC’s strength to remain concentrated in West
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10 questions- New Big 12 members should have immediate impact
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Aggies unveil new Lone Star uniforms for debut season in SEC

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH, Duke in the mix again -- this time for prized prospect Jabari Parker
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N.C. State baseball standouts continue world tour
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Renner in Louisiana, as teacher and student
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Penn State probe accuses Paterno of cover-up
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Plaschke- Reports sheds unflattering light upon Paterno
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Freeh issues blistering report on Penn State sex abuse scandal
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Jordan- 1992 Dream Team better than 2012 USA squad

Bobby Bowden statue in Birmingham- It's possible, but shouldn't happen
Birmingham News

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)
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Teel Time- O-line coach Newsome realizes Virginia Tech's season could hinge on his group
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Teel Time- O-line coach Newsome realizes Virginia Tech's season could hinge on his group

July 12, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Jackson honing his leadership skills with Mountaineers
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Duke football team loses two players to injuries, one to transfer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH AD Bubba Cunningham working to restore faith in Tar Heels’ athletic department
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On the other UNC-CH scandal, the NCAA is quiet
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UNC-CH downplayed tutor’s actions to NCAA
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UNC-CH’s Stackhouse extends NBA career, Duke’s Singler ready to begin his
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Hurricanes pick up defenseman Gragnani

“Rasputin Won’t Die” aka Great Unpleasantness Update
BobLee Says (blog)

UNC-Chapel Hill: $67,000 in legal fees for NCAA probe in 3 months
Fayetteville Observer

Are the South Carolina Gamecocks or Clemson Tigers national championship material?
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

QB Sims eligible to play right away for Virginia
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Notre Dame and ACC makes sense for both sides
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam shouldn’t sign off on this
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Bobcats may pursue Sessions, Haywood
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Rookies Taylor, Kidd-Cilchrist offer Charlotte Bobcats different options
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Stimulant source of failed test

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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WVU opponent preview- James Madison
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Midnight tip for WVU-Gonzaga

July 11, 2012

PSU fans are so upset they can't write checks fast enough
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Ranking the best South Carolina AD options- 1. Ray Tanner, 2. Craig Littlepage, 3. Chris Massaro
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Former Clemson football player and member of national title team, Bob Mayberry, dies

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke player's injury shows risks of personal watercraft
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Injured Duke football player's parents appreciate prayers, support
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UNC-CH's Leslie McDonald a force at NC Pro-Am

Puskar Stadium will go through minor decorative changes
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Bobcats coach demands attention, gets it
Charlotte Observer

UNC-Chapel Hill Tar Heels land state's top-ranked running back, T.J. Logan
Fayetteville Observer

July 10, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA lawyers seek to dismiss lawsuit by former UNC-Chapel Hill football player McAdoo
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Editorial- Fraud disclosures cast pall on UNC-CH’s integrity
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DeCock- So far, Staal happy with Hurricanes' summer
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Hurricanes wait and see about free agent Doan
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Creedmoor native went from not good to All-Star
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Even in 1992, Durham Bulls knew Chipper Jones would be special

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Connor Mitch projected as South Carolina's quarterback of the future
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Robert Nkemdiche clarifies his status as Clemson commitment

Yow wants N.C. State to thrive
Winston Salem Journal

Notre Dame confirms ACC, Orange Bowl Discussions
Chicago Tribune

Notre Dame confirms talks for Orange Bowl tie-in
CBS Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jamison nears decision on move to Bobcats
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Bobcats sets lineup for summer league
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Campus: Jailed UNC-Chapel Hill prof awaits ruling

4 Hokies named to preseason watch lists
Roanoke Times

July 9, 2012

SBC commissioner Benson explored membership options for league
Nashville Tennessean

Sun Belt commissioner- Blue Raiders 'flagship' of conference
Greenville News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Coach K invokes power of versatility on Team USA
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Much to replace for US basketball team to top '08
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USA Basketball names 12-man team for London
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2012 Summer Olympic Games Preview - Track & Field
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NASCAR ticket revenue in sharp decline

From cbssports.com
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Skip Holtz signs three-year extension with USF
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No. 1 recruit presses Clemson to offer his friend
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It's liberty or death for Penn State football if the NCAA gets involved
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Bowlsby- BCS moniker will 'probably' be replaced

The captain of ESPN
Winston Salem Journal

Coaching News At Appalachian State, Morehead State, MTSU
Baseball America

MLB- Surprises spice first half
Columbia (SC) State

Virginia Tech, Clemson well-positioned for playoff's strength of schedule component
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Late-race savvy serves Tony Stewart well
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Federer a Grand Slam champion again at Wimbledon

July 8, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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At UNC-Chapel Hill, no-show classes were mostly for athletes
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Voting for best N.C. native athlete down to four
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Legendary tales- Former teammates and coaches remember Josh Hamilton

College football teams on record pace for early verbal commitments this year
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Stewart finishes 1st ahead of wreck at Daytona
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Bobcats sign top draft pick Kidd-Gilchrist

July 7, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Jones welcomes his shot with Appalachian State
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Duke football player still listed as critical

Nation’s top recruit Nkemdiche not totally committed to Clemson
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Ten questions for new Big 12
San Antonio Express News

Big East commish believes league will be OK despite lack of bowl tie-in [College Football 365]
Orlando Sentinel

From the Charlotte Observer
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Antawn Jamison- Interest in Charlotte Bobcats is 'definite'
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On Daytona pole, Kenseth is feeling confident

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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#TrulyBlessed- UNC-CH, Duke players chronicle NBA Draft with social media
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N.C. State names Rychcik softball coach

July 6, 2012

Holliday, Duke wide receiver, suffers serious head injury
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke receiver Holliday critically hurt in accident on Lake Tillery
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Canes were dreaming big, but woke up empty-handed
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Hurricanes bow out of Nash sweepstakes, focus on other options
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Transfer Hood expected to provide impact for Duke in 2013-14

Teel Time- How often might Notre Dame play ACC champion in Orange Bowl?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Chris Holmes commits to Wolfpack
ESPN

Writer- Texas will win Big 12 opener but drop next game vs. West Virginia
Dallas Morning News

July 5, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Coach K puts legacy on the line with U.S. basketball team
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Ravenscroft's Gill heads to Hargrave Military Academy
 
Son of former ECU star Anton Gill has committed to play for Louisville when his high school career ends
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Wild hit pay dirt; sign free agents Parise, Suter

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Former N.C. State guard Ryan Harrow ready to play for Kentucky
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Live Wire- Southern Sportsman Franc White died in June

From the College Football News
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2012 Virginia Tech Preview - A New Level
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2012 Arkansas Preview - No Excuses
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2012 Boise State Preview - More Domination

College football playoffs starting to look like BCS 2.0
Idaho Statesman

Notre Dame Works Tie-In to Orange Bowl
ESPN

New leader sees Big 12 in power formation
San Antonio Express News

Former NFL, SEC coach Ray Perkins back on sideline at Mississippi junior college
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Hogs coach faces bankruptcy
Columbia (SC) State

2012 Program Preview - Wake Forest
Mocking the Draft

July 4, 2012

North Carolina Legend Andy Griffith Dead At 86
WITN

Andy Griffith will forever be one of N.C.'s favorite sons
Greensboro News-Record

A tribute to Andy Griffith and college football
San Antonio Express News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Andy Griffith, beloved TV star, dies at 86 in Manteo
Classic scene- Andy, Opie and Horatio
Andy Griffith's 'Football' from 1953
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Life and times of Andy Griffith
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Defying the odds, Griffith became TV’s truest icon
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Griffith remembered in Mount Airy, Manteo
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Andy Griffith remembered by stars, fans
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Antawn Jamison, Bobcats will meet Thursday
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Knights submit financing plan for ballpark
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Explosive fishing action available at Carolinas coast
-
Manchester United files for IPO in US

Swofford believes Orange Bowl renewal affirms ACC's long-term viability
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From CBS Sports
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Bidding now open on playoff after ACC/Orange announcement
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Lost on conference realignment? Let's clear a path through the mess

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Douglas Byrd's Kevin McCoy accepts offer to play football at Navy
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N.C. State cornerback David Amerson looks to build on big season

College Football Countdown- 58 Days Until South Carolina
Opposing Views

U.S. team has N.C. flavor
Greenville Daily Reflector

FOOTBALL- In the Navy
New Bern Sun Journal

Hayes is architect of Rams' recent success
Winston Salem Journal

July 3, 2012

From CBS Sports
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The new switcheroo
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Boise State bolts MWC
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Big East sues TCU for $5M
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Oklahoma AD- Big 12 in good spot
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New logo for WVU field
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Big 12 says no grant of media rights finished yet
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Big Sky welcomes Southern Utah, North Dakota
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Media may observe CFB playoff committee

Mountain West gains three from realignment weekend
NBCSports.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes miss on Parise and Suter but still look to improve
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Duke divers hope courage at U.S. Trials leads to Olympic medals in London
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N.C. State's Trea Turner shines for Stars in Prospect Classic
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Bobcats express interest in former Wolfpacker J.J. Hickson
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Duke's Rowbury quick enough for second Olympic race

N.C. State sets forth 5-year plan
Greensboro News-Record

South Carolina president Harris Pastides has no timetable for hiring new athletic director
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Joyce seals 8th Olympic spot for N.C. swimmers
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Michael Phelps' withdrawal opens Olympics doors for Charlotte swimmers Tarwater, Berens

Duke, N.C. State add talent from Florida
Winston Salem Journal

How did ACC per-school revenue of last four years compare to other conferences?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

My Take on Previewing UNC-Chapel Hill Football for 2012
Keeping It Heel

July 2, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Another Staal, another big deal
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Hurricanes swing for fences, with uncertain results
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Josh Hamilton draws record 11 million All-Star votes
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Tiger Woods takes another step toward the top
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Fatigue, injuries finally slow Italy in Euro final
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Jones back in the Games after ‘best meet’ of life
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Blake wins 200 meters, goes 2 for 2 vs Bolt
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Montoya run-in gets Keselowski fired up for win

Texas A and M, Missouri officially join Southeastern Conference
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Texas Tech AD says A&M's move will prove a recruiting 'advantage' for Big 12 schools
Dallas Morning News

From the San Antonio Express-News
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TCU fans revel over officially joining Big 12
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Aggies' new boss familiar with football kingdom

Travel expenses and recruiting footprint suggest ACC is still best home for Clemson
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Duke lands Mississippi State transfer Rodney Hood
Fayetteville Observer

July 1, 2012

Humbled Chisholm eager to contribute for Mountaineers
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Harrison Barnes hopes his brand takes flight -- just like Mike
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Free agency offers Canes plethora of options
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DeCock- Muller changes Canes’ free-agent dynamic
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Unlikely Olympian battles back to make swim team

Boise State beats deadline, withdraws from Mountain West
Idaho Statesman

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats could be players in NBA free agency
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Webb Simpson isn’t letting U.S. Open win go to his head
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JCSU alumnus Green qualifies for Olympics
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N.C.'s Lawrence achieves dream with spot on U.S. team
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Keselowski rides back-up car to win

From the Houston Chronicle
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TCU ready to show Big 12 what it's been missing
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No stranger to changes, A&M primed for a big one today
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New Texas A&M AD Hyman has work cut out for him
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Texas A&M banking on fans' passion during SEC shift

Bowlsby talks WVU, Big 12
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Army war veteran Daniel Rodriguez cleared to walk on Clemson football team
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

W&M football's most generous benefactor, Walter Zable, leaves enduring legacy
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Two backups from Virginia leaving Hokies
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

 

July 31, 2012

UCF will learn whether it faces more NCAA penalties Tuesday
Orlando Sentinel

C-USA Basketball Offseason News and Notes
ESPN

SMU’s Zach Line hits preseason 10 pounds heavier, but still light on his feet
Dallas Morning News

Scholarship changes mean more jobs for UTEP football players
El Paso Times

Brett Favre's high school coaching career underway
Shreveport Times

Dallas shooting guard prospect Keith Frazier to visit University of Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Football- UNT gets another look at players
Denton Record Chronicle

July 30, 2012

Relive the C-USA Football Kickoff
conferenceusa.com

Tulsa sets out to replace QB Kinne
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall opponent preview- UAB
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Fuente's task at Memphis similar to Kragthorpe at Tulsa
Tulsa World

July 29, 2012

From the Hattiesburg American
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Six C-USA teams have shot at title
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Campbell a pleasant surprise for coaches

UAB has questions needed answering during fall football camp
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Rebels, Tigers, Vols report dozens of minor NCAA violations in 2011-12
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Josh Pastner seeking right fits for all-important 2013 recruiting class
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Kyle Veazey: Is Memphis ready to compete in Big East?

Herrion- Spikes leads the way
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UCF coach George O’Leary talks about Knights’ depth, quarterbacks, preseason camp and more
Orlando Sentinel

TU's reliance on in-state recruits a factor in its sustained respectability
Tulsa World

UTEP football- Miners expect sellout for OU
El Paso Times

UNT gets another look at players
Denton Record Chronicle

Curtis Johnson gives Tulane football recruiting a big jolt
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 28, 2012

UAB's offensive line is inexperienced but could be better than some think
Birmingham News

Memphis Tigers announce 2012-13 basketball schedule
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UH athletes take world stage at London Olympics
Houston Chronicle

Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson said opportunity brought New Orleans Saints defensive line Coach Bill Johnson's son to Tulane
New Orleans Times Picayune

Police- Electronics taken in theft of rental home of three SMU football players
Dallas Morning News

UTEP women's basketball- Big 12, Pac-12 teams on schedule
El Paso Times

July 27, 2012

From the Birmingham News
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C-USA is filled with young quarterbacks this season
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C-USA Football Media Day notebook
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UAB QB coach Jeff Brohm says he regrets turning down job offer from Nick Saban

Conference USA- UTEP ahead of rivals with veteran QB Nick Lamaison
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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Breaking down Conference USA
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TU's opener at Iowa State could set tone for season

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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D'Antoni part of USA mania in London
-
Marshall football opponents- Game 9, Memphis
-
A sneak peek at WVU, Marshall football recruiting

Patience pays off for Herd's Boykins
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Aspiring athletes embrace chance at college coaching
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

C-USA media day- East Division (Lampley, Arsenio, etc.)
Hattiesburg American (blog)

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coach George O'Leary says he wants Knights to focus on strong finish
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UCF's Latavius Murray says competition should help Knights thrive

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars plan to simulate game conditions during fall camp
-
Rice to face Georgia Tech in opening round of Anaheim Classic

Coaches, media pick La. Tech to win WAC football title
Shreveport Times

From the San Antonio Express-News
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Louisiana Tech looking to leave on winning note
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UTSA, Texas State stand up to WAC skeptics
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UTSA's Coker eyes sellout for game with Texas State
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UTSA Roadrunners at a glance

UNT Football- Flip the switch
Denton Record-Chronicle

Report- Three SMU football players accuse prostitute of burglary
Dallas Morning News

July 26, 2012

Talk of transition dominates C-USA Media Day
Hattiesburg American

C-USA in cycle of change
Greenville Daily Reflector (AP)

From the Birmingham News
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UAB head coach Garrick McGee talks about his team with fall camp coming soon
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UAB head coach Garrick McGee talks about his team with fall camp coming soon
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UAB football notes

Charlotte 49ers unveil football helmet
Charlotte Observer

Football- C-USA convinced UNT will be a good fit in 2013
Denton Record-Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Holliday, Dobson visit Dallas
-
Sports in brief

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa's Garrick McGee, Justin Fuente take over struggling C-USA football programs
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TU's Blankenship an established figure in Conference USA
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Breaking down Conference USA
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C-USA Media Day: TU’s Bill Blankenship an established figure in Conference USA

From the Houston Chronicle
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New flock of C-USA quarterbacks signals changing of the guard
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New flock of C-USA quarterbacks signals changing of the guard
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C-USA Media Day- Depth on defensive line a concern for Owls

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF's Latavius Murray says competition should help Knights thrive
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UCF, other departing C-USA members on track to pay exit fees without fight

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane quarterback Ryan Griffin could be the premier passer in Conference USA- C-USA media day
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Tulane Green Wave's Ryan Griffin eager to take spot as C-USA's top passer
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First-year Houston Coach Tony Levine has big task ahead of him- Conference USA media day
-
Rice Coach David Bailiff "serious" about vying for Conference USA championship- C-USA media day

From the El Paso Times
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Notes from Conference USA media day
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UTEP golf senior ready to make most of farewell season

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU's June Jones won't recruit Penn State players to play for Ponies
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June Jones- Garrett Gilbert 'more ready to play' than SMU's freshman QBs
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SMU’s Zach Line hits preseason 10 pounds heavier, but still light on his feet

From the Dallas Morning News
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Tigers get first commitment for 2013
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New Memphis quarterback Jacob Karam emerging as a leader

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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No CAA? That's OK
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ODU football team picked to finish second

July 25, 2012

C-USA Football Media Day Coverage
  2012 Football Media Day is set for Wednesday, July 25 in Irving, Texas
conferenceusa.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football picked to finish first in Conference USA Eastern Division
-
College Football Countdown- No. 52 UCF

UAB football picked to finish fifth in the C-USA East Division
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Focus on frontcourt recruiting
-
MU picked to finish third in C-USA
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Purdue building steam in Big Ten

Marshall football opponents- UCF
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Sanctions against Penn State causes 'issues' with ADs
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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As Big East move looms, awkward year for Memphis Tigers in Conference USA
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Veteran defender Akeem Davis excited about University of Memphis' new coaching staff, culture
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Memphis Tigers hope to land 4-star guard Roddy Peters
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UCF, Houston favorites in Conference USA media poll

From the Houston Chronicle
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Houston picked to win C-USA West division for 2nd consecutive year
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Rice picked to finish fifth in C-USA West

C-USA poll- TU second in West
Tulsa World

Tulane football picked to finish last in the West Division of Conference USA by media poll released today
New Orleans Times Picayune

Kellam's Snowden opts to join Old Dominion
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 24, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Football Media Day Coverage
  2012 Football Media Day is set for Wednesday, July 25 in Irving, Texas
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2012 C-USA Football Preseason Awards
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Tulsa Earns Conference USA Institutional Excellence Award
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C-USA Player Spotlight- UTEP senior

SMU's Zach Line named C-USA preseason Offensive Player of the Year
Dallas Morning News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane middle linebacker Trent Mackey selected as Conference USA Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
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Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson laments Penn State scandal, sanctions

Lampley named C-USA Preseason Special Teams Player of Year
Biloxi Sun Herald

Ex-USM stars give baseball 1 more try
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Heading to Big East, University of Memphis senses financial urgency
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New Memphis Tigers AD Tom Bowen signs incentive-laden contract
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University of Memphis offensive tackle Jordan Devey selected preseason first team All-Conference USA

From the Houston Chronicle
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In aftermath of Penn State sanctions, Rice AD says NCAA should reward schools that play “by the rules”
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UH athletic director Rhoades- Penn State sanctions ‘unprecedented and landmark’

From the Birmingham News
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C-USA Football Media Day set for Wednesday in Dallas
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UAB football will play most of its home games during the day this fall

July 23, 2012

C-USA Player Spotlight- Memphis LB
conferenceusa.com

Owls hope to return to winning ways
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Giddings RB Joseph Glenn commits to Cougars
Houston Chronicle

Big East on the horizon for Tiger football, but short-term tasks grab attention
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 22, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Canty on point, up for leading role at MU
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Ferrum honors Marshall victims

From the Hattiesburg American
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'Late-bloomer' McCullum coming into his own
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COLUMN- USM football coaching staff has chemistry
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NOTEBOOK- West in search of depth at 'spur'

QB’s play in East-West game encourages 49ers
Charlotte Observer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis preparing for move of marquee basketball program to Big East
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Florida big man and Tigers target Chris Perry impressive in his first Peach Jam
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Tigers prospect Lennard Freeman's stock rising
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University of Memphis women's basketball program seeks to raise game for Big East move

UTSA football nabs local receiver
San Antonio Express-News

UCF offensive line coach Brent Key earns promotion
Orlando Sentinel

Maryland linebacker Reggie McGee commits to Cougars
Houston Chronicle

July 21, 2012

Tulane Green Wave's season still may depend on quarterback Ryan Griffin
New Orleans Times Picayune

Brett Favre expected to be offensive coordinator for Oak Grove High School
Biloxi Sun Herald

Judge OKs settlement in ex-MU coach's bankruptcy
Charleston
Gazette

Phil Steele explains why he picked UCF to finish No. 15
Orlando Sentinel

Old Dominion's Wilkins out on bail in advance of Aug. hearing
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

Cougars hire Frank Anderson as pitching coach
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Rondae Jefferson may follow in footsteps of former Tigers star Tyreke Evans
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Early choice of Texas A&M haunts Tiger target Kendrick Nunn

Tulsa's season, home openers start at 11 a.m
Tulsa World

July 20, 2012

From the Charleston Gazette
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Marshall football opponents- Game 6, Tulsa
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WVU-Herd basketball date moved up to Dec. 5

Marshall makes some fun for kids
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Jajuan Johnson, Nick King are keys to Pastner's 2013 recruiting class
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Memphis Tigers hope Stoudamire's Canada connections will help land top-50 prospects

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football announces camp/practice schedule
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Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa makes Doak Walker watch list

Conference USA Scholar-Athlete Awards
conferenceusa.com

SMU recruiting series- Influx of O-line commits could help ease attrition
Dallas Morning News

July 19, 2012

C-USA Media Days 2012- Full Schedule, TV Info, Live Stream, Participants & More
Bleacher Report

C-USA Player Spotlight- Southern Miss
conferenceusa.com

West settling in as DC at Southern Miss
Hattiesburg American

ODU football tickets sell out for fourth straight year
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Marshall basketball- Newcomers progressing well for Herd
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd looks better
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Sharing softball tradition

Rembert's funeral arrangements set
Charleston
Gazette

University of Memphis, Ole Miss agree to resume basketball series
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Miami Herald
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Cristobal signs another extension; men's soccer schedule out
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Key to title is FIU Golden Panthers’ strength- defense
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FIU Golden Panthers again voted as Sun Belt favorites

July 18, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd WR up for Biletnikoff
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Last year, Bobcats routed Herd

Marshall opponents- Game 5, Purdue
Charleston Gazette

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football adds a punter to fall roster, report says
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Tulane football adds another local speedster to fall roster
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Tulane quarterback Ryan Griffin nominated for "Good Works Team"
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Tulane's D.J. Ponder surrenders football eligibility for professional baseball

SMU recruiting series- Sack specialist Nick Horton a perfect fit for Ponies’ 3-4 scheme
Dallas Morning News

UNT Football- Beginning at 8
Denton Record Chronicle

July 17, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Names 2011-12 Athletes
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Seven C-USA Players Named to Lombardi
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C-USA Player Spotlight- UAB OT Chris
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Two C-USA Linebackers Named to Butkus

Former UH star Carrier to work out for NFL teams
Houston Chronicle

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU introduces Rick Hart as new AD- 'We have some momentum'
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SMU commit Kolney Cassel flashes big potential as drop-back passer

Rick Hart tabbed Monday as new athletic director at SMU
Fort Worth Star Telegram

SMU picks Chattanooga's Hart as new AD
SI.com

UAB PG Quincy Taylor making progress after knee surgery
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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New playoff format does not benefit mid-majors
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Catamount QB a familiar foe

Tickets on sale for Paint the Capital City Green
Charleston Daily Mail

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Former Tulane receiver Casey Robottom to join Green Wave football staff as a graduate assistant
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Former Tulane running back Matt Forte signs a new deal with Chicago
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Tulane's Trent Mackey not on Butkus Watch List, two others from Conference USA make early cut
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Tulane's Trent Mackey makes Rotary Lombardi watch list

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Collins added to Butkus Award watch list
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Lampley should be key to Golden Eagles' success

Alford receives national honor
Hattiesburg American

UCF slated to participate in C-USA football media day July 25
Orlando Sentinel

Former Coogs QB Case Keenum named C-USA Male Athlete of the Year
Houston Chronicle

1972 Munich Olympics- Ex-UTEP basketball star stands by rejecting silver after controversial loss
El Paso Times

Basketball- Two TU seniors honored
Tulsa World

Charlotte 49ers signees lead all-star basketball game
Charlotte Observer

Cristobal turns FIU around, and himself into a commodity
CBS Sports

July 16, 2012

From the El Paso Times
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Conference USA- The state of expansion
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Talented newcomer- Former hockey player Matt Willms fits in nicely in UTEP men's basketball team

Marshall football opponents- Game 4, Rice
Charleston (WV) Gazette

CHEAP SEATS COMMENTARY- Who will be the USM QB?
Hattiesburg American

University of Memphis sets initial 2012-13 athletics budget
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulane Stadium Finally Gets Approval: Fan Reaction
Yahoo! Sports

Jefferson's 'Son Son' says yes to FIU, picks future C-USA school
NY Post

Rice game to be televised by FOX College Sports
UTSA Athletics

New players gear up for last season in C-USA
The Daily Cougar

Sailing wonder from Old Dominion aspires to golden repeat in London
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 15, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Playoff system may help C-USA
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Death of Marshall's Rembert so painful

UAB basketball coach Jerod Haase not slowing down after "the busiest 100 days of my life"
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Local products adapting to 'spur'
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NOTEBOOK- Johnson hopes Alford can balance football, pro baseball

Golden Eagle fans show their enthusiasm at Beach Bash
Biloxi Sun Herald

College basketball coaches grateful for greater summer access to players
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice football lengend King Hill dies Saturday at age 75 from cancer
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‘First Lady’ of UH golf passes away

John Klein- Todd Graham embracing his latest challenge at Arizona State
Tulsa World

July 14, 2012

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Second ODU football player charged in alleged rape
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PREVIOUS Students formally charged

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)
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Old Dominion's Wilkins arrested, charged in rape case
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Old Dominion football standout Evans released on bond, awaits August preliminary hearing

Sources- SMU to hire UT-Chattanooga's Rick Hart as its AD
Dallas Morning News

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Player Spotlight- SMU RB Zach Line
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Four C-USA Players named to Thorpe

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Kentucky game likely conflict with bowl game
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MU's Kerns wins Ohio Amateur

Herd-Western Carolina game to be televised
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Two more UAB football games announced for TV
Birmingham News

Manhattan Construction Company to build new UH stadium
Houston Chronicle

Ellis Johnson to appear at USM Beach Bash
Biloxi Sun Herald

UTEP alumni celebrations go nationwide, beyond today
El Paso Times

July 13, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Trio of C-USA Players named to Bronko
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Goins Represents UCF on the Outland

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Orioles sign Herd's Fernandez
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Daniel definitely looking for horsepower

Marshall football opponents -- Game 3, Ohio
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
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Maples employs unique techniques
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Johnson- No favorite in USM QB race

Hammond- C-USA looking to expand
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Rowing- TU rowers compete at national championships
Tulsa World

July 12, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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A Pair of C-USA Punters Named to Ray Guy Award Watch List
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Two C-USA Players Named to Lou Groza Award List
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Rice TE Luke Wilson

Hammond- 'Fill it to the top'
 
Southern Miss athletic director Jeff Hammond wants Roberts Stadium packed for the 2012 football season opener against East Carolina.
Hattiesburg American

USM Coast Beach Bash on Saturday in Biloxi
Biloxi Sun Herald

Coaches search for creative ways to adapt to NCAA football rule changes
Orlando Sentinel

From the Birmingham News
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If Alabama State can build its own football stadium, why can't UAB?
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Three-year series with North Carolina-Chapel Hill is big news for UAB basketball

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU offers scholarship to player at age of 15
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Handy makes British Olympic team
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Kerns trails by one shot

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars punter Richie Leone named to Ray Guy watch list
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Owls placekicker Chris Boswell named to Lou Groza watch list

New Orleans City Council vows to monitor Tulane University stadium plans
New Orleans Times Picayune

Report- SMU transfer PG Josiah Turner has change of heart, will turn pro instead
Dallas Morning News

Basketball- Waters joins TU women's staff
Tulsa World

Basketball- UNT gets commitment from 6-10 Brazilian center
Denton (TX) Record Chronicle

July 11, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Five C-USA Players named to Rimington Watch List
-Rice's Willson Earns Repeat Spot on Mackey Watch List
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Veteran RB Leads Knights Offense
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Memphis to Open 2012-13 Season in Preseason WNIT

UAB set to play North Carolina-Chapel Hill in men's basketball the next three seasons
Birmingham News

Tar Heels have UAB on basketball schedule for next three seasons
Fayetteville Observer

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd's Kerns leads in Ohio
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Former Marshall linebacker dies
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Gallery- Remembering Marshall linebacker J.T. Rembert
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Marshall will play Kentucky
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Johnson chasing his NFL opportunity with Redskins
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WVU getting respect

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Former Herd star Rembert was 'honest, tireless worker'
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Marshall to play defending hoops champ Kentucky on Dec. 22

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Former MU linebacker Rembert dies
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Herd finalizes date for game at Kentucky
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Marshall opponent preview- Western Carolina
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WVU's Madsen named to Rimington watch list

From the Houston Chronicle
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Newsstand talk- Cougars will contend for football title in final C-USA season
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Sneak peek of Texas teams in EA Sports new ‘NCAA Football 13′
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Pair of Owls to pay tribute to past greats this season

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane University stadium public forum is set for Wednesday night
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West Jefferson tight end Draper Riley commits to play football at USM

Basketball- Tulsa, Florida State to meet in Orange Bowl Classic
Tulsa World

University of Memphis incoming freshman Shaq Goodwin arrives
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 10, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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King fills Marshall coaching vacancy
 
One of King's greatest attributes is his ability to relate to players after having played at East Carolina and Eckerd College.
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Dobson named to CFPA Watch List

King elevated on Marshall hoops staff
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM's Collins on Bednarik Award watch list
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USM's Brown prepares for strong 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Tulane LB
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Two C-USA Players Named To Maxwell Award Watch List
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Jamie Collins of Southern Miss Named to the 2012 Bednarik Preseason Watch List

University of Memphis golfer on a summer hot streak
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Ex-ODU star Verlander to start All-Star game
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Houston Chronicle
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Sneak peek of Cougars in ‘NCAA Football 13′
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Rice guard Jackson needs knee scope, injury not considered serious

Tulane receives commitment from John Curtis cornerback Richard Allen
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane continues push for new stadium
San Antonio Express News

Tampa WR Richard Benjamin commits to UCF, says Alvin Bailey is next
Orlando Sentinel

Football- TU's Johnson to be honored
Tulsa World

Lady Techsters coach announces staff additions
Shreveport Times

July 9, 2012

TU needs marquee wins or perfection for shot at football playoff
Tulsa World

From the Denton (TX) Record Chronicle
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UNT Basketball- Chance of a lifetime
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Basketball- Benford adds another player to 2013 list
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Here’s some more info on Tony Nunn

Tulsa continues to be one of the nation's best kept secrets
College Football News

Marshall opponent preview- West Virginia
Charleston (WV) Gazette

New York Jets linebacker Bryan Thomas hosts third youth camp at UAB
Birmingham News

University of Memphis golfer on a summer hot streak
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Larry Brown's SMU squad to face off with Kansas- KU's Self open to it when SMU is 'confident and comfortable'
Dallas Morning News

July 8, 2012

College playoff system gives Tulsa, C-USA schools a shot
Tulsa World

Top 10 Herd sports moments of 2011-12
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
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Healthier Hardy determined to complete ’12 season
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COLUMN- Experts don’t see much in 2012 Eagles
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Report- USM receives another football commitment

Southern Miss's Hardy seeks rebound after injury-laden 2011
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis among nation's top markets for NBA, college hoops TV viewing
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University of Memphis lands Ridgeway High standout Lenard Harden

Take notice- One of 2012's most touted recruits is now part of the UTEP basketball team
El Paso Times

Tulane Green Wave freshmen football players learning the process
New Orleans Times Picayune

A busy, busy man- Tony Levine is adjusting to life as a head coach
Houston Chronicle

July 7, 2012

New York native Dominic Sylvester settling in at UAB
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' Ferrakohn Hall aims for big senior season
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University of Memphis raises $7 million for athletic scholarships

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars add assistant men’s basketball coach
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Rice guard Jackson needs knee scope, injury not considered serious

July 6, 2012

ODU transfer Painter gets NCAA waiver, eligible next season
Hampton Roads Daily Press

DeShawn Painter cleared to play hoops for Monarchs
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

USM's Robbins receives another honor
Hattiesburg American

Mason Robbins Named 2nd Team Freshman All-Ameri
SouthernMiss.com

From ucfathletics.com
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Knights to Watch in 2012 - Jordan Rae
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Newell is Happy as a Knight
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Schnall- "There's a 100-Percent Commitment Here"

From TulsaHurricane.com
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Tulsa Appoints April Montgomery Director of Operations for Athletics
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Blue Ribbon Magazine Picks Tulsa Second in C-USA West

The Bowls and C-USA
Tulsa World

TV-radio notebook- CSN Houston gets C-USA football games
Houston Chronicle

July 5, 2012

Charlotte 49ers hire football strength coach
Charlotte Observer

N.J. standout picks ODU over Syracuse, Fordham
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UAB football newcomers getting a head start this summer
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Mobile USM lineman set to lead the way
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Demydova earns spot in Olympics

July 4, 2012

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Hampton guard is first commit to ODU for 2013
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Monarchs get commitment from Md. safety

NCAA clears Tinnon
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

University of Memphis bat boy Stan Bronson to celebrate 84th birthday at fundraising party
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane women's basketball promotes Beth Dunkenberger to assistant coach
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Former Tulane Green Wave players Cummings, Fowler, Jurries, McEachrane selected to Hall of Fame

July 3, 2012

Lambert completes 49ers' 1st footballl coaching staff
Charlotte Observer

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Dozier making an early impression with Twins
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Rockies sign USM's Graeter

Phoebus grad Caleb Taylor transfers from Virginia to ODU to be closer to his daughter and family
Hampton Roads Daily Press

UCF guard Marcus Jordan arrested, adding to questions about his commitment to returning for senior season
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane football Coach Curtis Johnson welcomes 12 incoming freshmen for orientation
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football- Summer is 'crucial point' in preparation for Miners
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Scholarship extensions 'a blessing' for UTEP football players

C-USA Football Preview, Prediction
FanIQ (blog)

July 2, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF guard Marcus Jordan arrested in Omaha hotel dustup
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Marcus Jordan's future with UCF basketball program in flux

CHEAP SEATS COMMENTARY- Who will be the USM football MVP?
Hattiesburg American

July 1, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Bulldogs unafraid of battles
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Thundering Herd football does a defensive shuffle
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Grobe set to make coaching debut for MU golf
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Luck gives MU cold shoulder once again

College basketball- Tweet by freshman leaks news of Marshall-Kentucky
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

USM's Weaver driven by those closest to him
Hattiesburg American

C-USA Launches on Pinterest
conferenceusa.com

University of Memphis forward Tarik Black seeks balance in third season
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Rice's Graham enters College Baseball Hall of Fame
Houston Chronicle

Miami Heat take ex-UTEP basketball player Arnett Moultrie, trade him to Philly
El Paso Times