Greg Vacek's Daily Web Roundup 

ECU, C-USA and Regional Web Headlines
MOST RECENT ITEM ADDED: 10/10/2012 07:00 PM

[ Compiled by Greg Vacek] [ View Roundup archives from Aug. 2001 to present ]
[Updates on Twitter Twitter logo PNG Icon][Bonesville on Facebook Free Facebook logo icon]

Please be aware that over time, the links to other sites may become obsolete. 

???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

August 31, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
Kevin's Keys to the Game
-
Spotted from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Start 2012 Campaign Against Appalachian State
ecupirates.com

Notebook- Johnson embraces new role
Kinston Free press

From the East Carolinian
-
Pirate football kickoff- ECU VS. APP
-
Shake up in special teams
-
Making the Cut

Havelock's Webster suspended for ECU opener
Havelock News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
-
ECU football aids businesses
-
Milner juggling football, academics, diabetes
-
Minges pool to re-open
-
Downtown party for Pirates fans kicks off season

Thursday Sportscast
WITN

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Mountaineers hoping to shake opening-day blues
-
Two Pirates go from walk-ons to standouts

Mountaineers Open 2012 at East Carolina
goasu.com

August 30, 2012

A series with forgotten significance
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-
Three Pirate Receivers Suspended For Season Opener
-
ECU Opener To Be Televised Locally, Regionally and Nationally

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Former ECU walk-on Hardy now captains Pirates' ship
-
ECU faces another tricky football schedule
-
Pirates particulars

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU's Solomon a potential playmaker (sub req'd)
-
Three Pirates suspended for opener

Wednesday Sportscast
WITN

Pirates Name Starting QB; Players and Coaches React
WNCT

ECU-ASU Preview
scout.com

App. State- The Edge
247sports

Live@Five: Guest Terry Holland
Pirate Radio 1250

August 29, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
Deep staff shaping volleyball's future
WTIB Audio- TOT (Denny O'Brien)

ECU Athletics, U.S. Cellular Announce Partnership Agreement
ecupirates.com

A tale of two QBs
Washington Daily News

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
East Carolina's top receivers got starts as walk-ons
-
College football preview- East Carolina

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
QB keeps even keel
-
Rule change helps ECU freshmen

Pirates defense continues to improve
The East Carolinian

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW- East Carolina
Wilmington Star-News

Midweek Report
rivals.com

Digging into the First Depth Chart- Interesting Inferences Can Be Made
Purple Haze Insider

August 28, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
Pirates settle QB race, gird for opener
WBVL Audio- Coach Ruff Game Week Presser

Brian Bailey Show - Guest: Ruffin McNeill
PirateRadio1250.com

From ecupirates.com
-
McNeill's Weekly Press Conference
-
Rio Johnson Named Starting Quarterback For ECU Opener

Johnson is ECU's starting QB
Greenville Daily Reflector

Rio wins starting job
Washington Daily News

Johnson edges Carden for East Carolina top QB spot
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates face rugged early season schedule
Winston Salem Journal

11pm Sportscast
WITN

From Rivals.com
-
Game 1 Opponent Preview- Appalachian State
-
Rio named Starter
-
Preparation Continues

From 247 Sports
-
App. State- Setting The Stage
-
App. State- Ruffin McNeill Presser
-
Johnson Named Starting QB

August 27, 2012

McNeill facing pivotal game, campaign
Bonesville.net

ECU Falls To Notre Dame, 5-0
ecupirates.com

Another new QB to greet Herd at ECU
Beckley Register-Herald

ECU's Webster totals truck
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Player charged in Wreck
WITN

ECU gets verbal from Stith's son
Elizabeth City Daily Advance

Davon Drew released by Baltimore
baltimoreravens.com

Jay Ross released by Buffalo
buffalobills.com

Emanuel Davis released by Browns
clevelandbrowns.com

Athletics a concern across the UNC system
Daily Tar Heel

August 26, 2012

From ecupirates.com
-
Soccer Heads To Notre Dame For Sunday Match
-
Pirates Split A Pair Of Matches At The East Carolina Classic

ECU preview | Regaining old success Pirates' next step
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

A different animal
 
ECU RB explains love for reptiles
Kinston Free Press

ECU forming Mississippi pipeline
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

August 25, 2012

Hoops recruiting thumbnail- Forward Brandan Stith
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-
ECU Athletics Hall Of Fame Elects Five New Members
-
Pirates Fall To Campbell In Grueling Five-Set Match

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU adds LB depth
-
Garrard in latest HOF class
-
Stith commits to Pirates

Kimbrough, Grier heart of ASU defense
Watauga Democrat

August 24, 2012

Defensive improvement still vital
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Host East Carolina Classic To Open 2012 Season
-
The 2012 Volleyball Promotional Schedule Announced

Mustache Wars- Does Jeremy Grove look like a young Brian Bailey?
WNCT

Pirates narrow QB race
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
-
Ivey, Thompson locked in safety battle
-
Initiative divides ECU students, profs

Irish Visit Tulsa Friday, Open Home Slate Sunday Against East Carolina
Notre Dame Official Athletic Site

August 23, 2012

From ecupirates.com
-
Frey's Goal Lifts ECU Past ODU, 1-0
-
College Colors Day Set For Aug. 31

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Ray finds way to ECU
-
SCENE AROUND ECU's Pirate Palooza, Aug. 20

UNC (at Chapel Hill) & East Carolina- A Growing Rivalry?
Keeping it Heel

ECU On "Best In Southeast" List
WITN

August 22, 2012

Soccer Hosts ODU In Home Opener On Aug. 22
ecupirates.com

After day off, ECU back to business
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU’s depth already being tested by preseason injuries
Wilmington Star-News

From The East Carolinian
-
Receivers bring excitement
-
Goalie sets team to lead

NCAA Football Preview - East Carolina Pirates
NCAAfootball.net

Falcons rookie QB making big impression
FS South

Pirates Deep at Receiver
WITN

August 21, 2012

Scrimmages wrap up, season draws near
Bonesville.net

Debut of the 2012-13 Brian Bailey Show
pirateradio1250.com

From ecupirates.com
-
Football Season Tickets Available Until Friday
-
Pirates Close Out '12 Preseason Camp

Breaking down the tight battle at quarterback
The East Carolinian

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Davis making big impression with Falcons
-
Growing process for receivers (sub req'd)

August 20, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
One-on-One Interview with Daniel Drake
-
One-on-One Interview with Dayon Arrington

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
McNeill embracing last two weeks of preseason
-
ECU drivers gear up for school (sub req'd)

ECU in need of a revival season
Huntington Herald Dispatch

August 19, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
One-on-One Interview with Grant Harner
-
One-on-One Interview with Warren Harvey

From ecupirates.com
-
Pair of TDs, Interception Return Highlight Second Scrimmage
-
Track And Field To Hold Walk-On Tryouts

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
‘Crisp’ day for Pirates
-
ECU Notes- Honors College events
-
Letter- ECU preservation effort appreciated

Hundreds Of Fans Gather For "Meet The Pirates" Event
WNCT

Pirates hold final Scrimmage
WITN

Keith out of Pirates’ QB competition
Washington Daily News

Kicking it around
Kinston Free Press

August 18, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
One-on-One Interview with Justin Jones
-
One-on-One Interview with Jacobi Jenkins

From ecupirates.com
-
Campbell Tops ECU In Season Opener, 2-1 (OT)
-
East Carolina Focused On Second Scrimmage
-
WPTK-AM 850 To Broadcast ECU Football In The Triangle

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
2012 Pigskin Preview- ECU Pirates
-
Hudson brings fire to O-line (sub req'd)

August 17, 2012

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Erase 2012 Two-A-Day Slate, Continue Scrimmage Prep
-
Soccer Set To Open 2012 Season On The Road

Grove in middle of ECU's defensive rebuilding
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates aim to start new bowl streak
W
RAL (AP)

Postcards from camp- ECU's wait for JUCO transfer Ray almost over
Wilmington Star News (blog)

Dominique Davis Shows Bright Potential vs. Bengals
AtlantaFalcons.com (blog)

Former ECU Quarterback Dominique Davis Shines In Preseason
WITN

Prep News from the SC Now
-
HS FOOTBALL '12- Brunson latest in series of big-time players
-
HS FOOTBALL '12- Morning News Preseason All-Pee Dee team
-
HS FOOTBALL '12- Dillon's Lee tabbed as preseason player of the year
-
HS FOOTBALL '12- Plenty of talent to go around at Dillon

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Special teams battles take center stage (sub req'd)
-
ECU students back in town
-
Dorm room has family history (sub req'd)

August 16, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
One-on-One Interview with Will Simmons
-
One-on-One Interview with John Lattimore

ECU Moves Toward Final Two-A-Day With Crisp Effort
ecupirates.com

Justin Jones: The big bang theory
Washington Daily News

FOOTBALL- QB job still up for grabs at ECU
New Bern Sun Journal

Wornick still in QB hunt
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

August 15, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
One-on-One Interview with Reggie Bullock
-
One-on-One Interview with Lee Pegues

From ecupirates.com
-
ECU Women's Basketball Announces 2012-13 Schedule
-
ECU Soccer To Hold Fall Walk-On Tryouts

KFHS senior commits to ECU
Suffolk News Herald

Atlanta Falcons- Dominique Davis and Ryan reunited
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

ECU's Drake battling through asthma
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Isaiah Jones Commits to ECU
scout.com (sub req'd)

August 14, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
One-on-One Interview with Andrew Bodenheimer
-
One-on-One Interview with Derrell Johnson
WTIB Audio- TOT (Congressman Walter Jones)

East Carolina Handles Second Two-A-Day
ecupirates.com

Peach State CB Travon Simmons picks ECU
ESPN Insider (
sub req'd)

ECU boasts depth at inside receiver
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

August 13, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
One-on-One Interview with Justin Hardy
-
One-on-One Interview with Damon Magazu

Pirates Return To Work Following Scrimmage
ecupirates.com

Pirates Fall Camp is a bit of The Best of Times, the Worst of Times
Purple Haze Insider
(Blog 08.09.12)

Pirates have options at running back
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

August 12, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
One-on-One Interview with Shane Carden
-
One-on-One Interview with Jeremy Grove

Surging Defense, Big Plays Highlight First Scrimmage
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates conduct first scrimmage
-
Peele- Coach provided many memories
-
Peele- Locals set to begin U.S. Amateur
-
Faulkner humbled by accolades
-
ECU Notes- Employee tuition help

Pirates look to return to postseason
Kinston Free Press

ECU Defense gets it done in scrimmage
Washington Daily News

Intra-squad scrimmage highlights
WITN

August 11, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
Impressive film clip brings Green, ECU together
-
One-on-One Interview with Rio Johnson
-
One-on-One Interview with Michael Brooks
WTIB Audio- TOT (RNC Chairman Reince Priebus)

From ecupirates.com
-
East Carolina Ready For First Fall Scrimmage
-
ECU Tops Coastal Carolina In Exhibition Play, 3-1

Pirates to hold first summer scrimmage
Washington Daily News

Grove finding his groove
Greenville Daily Reflector

Two of three JUCO transfers in camp for ECU
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)

David Garrard out after knee injury
NBC Sports

Miami Dolphins’ choice should be simple with David Garrard out- Give Ryan Tannehill starting job
Miami Herald

'Fill to the Top' Campaign Reaches 4500 Seat Purchases for ECU
SportsPageMagazine.com

UNCG men's basketball slate includes home date with Wake Forest and at ECU
Greensboro News & Record (blog)

August 10, 2012

Holland- 'Merger was not a good idea'
Bonesville.net

ECU Continues Camp, Returns To Single-Practice Schedule
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU's Bodenheimer working hard
-
McNeill kicks off GGSC season
-
Movie features ECU garb

Pirates Prepare For Saturday Scrimmage
WITN

Coach Ruffin McNeill Speaks to Greater Greenville Sports Club
WNCT

Dolphins' Garrard ready to rumble
Florida Sun Sentinel

QB Dominique Davis Has Something to Prove
AtlantaFalcons.com (blog)

NFL star still says he could outrun Usain Bolt
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

August 9, 2012

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Knock Out First Two-A-Day
-
Pirate Volleyball Holds First Workouts Of The New Season

Jenkins has schoolwork cornered
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates turn in first full-pad practice
Washington Daily News

King's Fork utility player commits to East Carolina
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

WITN to broadcast 4 ECU games
WITN

So far, Pirates in the Pros making a good accounting of themselves
Purple Haze Insider (blog)

Making the right decision more important than a quick one in ECU QB competition
Wilmington Star-News (blog)

Day 6- Interviews
247 Sports

August 8, 2012

From ecupirates.com
-
ECU Turns In First Full-Pad Session
-
Soccer Tabbed Seventh In C-USA Preseason Poll

QB battle continues
Greenville Daily Reflector

Sizing up the ECU quarterback competition
Wilmington Star-News (blog)

Pirates Don Pads, Get Set for Two Workouts Tomorrow
WNCT

Grayson is a Pirate
SuperPrep.com

August 7, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
Positions at stake as players learn T.B.A
-
Football verbals- Davon Grayson, Isaiah Jones

Pirates Prepare For First Full-Pad Session
ecupirates.com

Austin High's Jones to play for East Carolina
Austin American-Statesman

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Former ECU coach dead at 95
-
Wealth of experience

ECU Practice Report
WITN

Feeling 17 all over again
Washington Daily News

FOOTBALL- Recovered, raring to go
New Bern Sun Journal

Merritt Will Not Compete In Olympics Due To Injury
WITN

August 6, 2012

From ecupirates.com
-
Single-Game Football Tickets On Sale Monday
-
East Carolina Progresses To Shells For First Time

Austin High's Jones to play at East Carolina University
Austin American-Statesman (blog)

Isaiah Jones picks ECU
ESPN.com (sub req'd)

Morrow pursuing his pro dream
Greenville Daily Reflector

One-on-One With Brian Mitchell
247 Sports

ECU Alum Will Drive Rover "Curiosity" On Mars
WITN

August 5, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
Three sides of the ball times three
WBVL Audio- Coach Ruff Media Day Presser

ECU Completes Second Workout, Media Day
ecupirates.com

Pirate offense regaining confidence
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
New scheme, attitude give Pirates interesting defense
-
Disappointment as injury stops Merritt's Olympic dream

ECU will have to wait until January for prized recruit Thompson
Wilmington Star-News

Pirates stuck in quarterback limbo
Raleigh News & Observer

Former Campbell, East Carolina coach Earl Smith dies at 95
Fayetteville Observer

Pirates Complete Second Workout, Conduct Media Day
WNCT

ECU Media Day
WNCT

Hardy learns from former teammate
New Bern Sun Journal

Pirates looking to get back on track
Washington Daily News

Coordinator- ECU’s QB race could span preseason
Kinston Free Press

ECU sorting out quarterback situation
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

August 4, 2012

Pirates Open '12 Season With First Workout
ecupirates.com

Pirates hit practice field
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates open fall camp
Kinston Free Press

Pirates hold first practice
Washington Daily News

Tar Heels, Pirates officially open preseason football camps
Wilmington Star-News

Pirates Open 2012 Season With First Workout
WITN

Pirates Open Practice for 2012 Season
WNCT

Ruff & Jeff Video Interview Recap
WNCT FM 107.9

PHOTO- Zach Galifianakis in ECU Jersey for The Campaign
Lost Lettermen

Defensive Line Preview
247 Sports

August 3, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
Getting past the big pick
-
WTIB Audio- TOT (Coast Guard)

From ecupirates.com
-
Reporting Day: 2012 Preseason Camp Opens For Pirates
-
ECU Named An All-Academic Team By Golf Coaches Association
-
Hoffman Impressive In Cape Cod All-Star Game

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates ready for preseason camp (sub req'd)
-
ECU track announces recruiting class
-
Merritt’s coach- Hamstring 'pain free'
-
Ballard drops out of job race

QB situation top concern for ECU Pirates
Charlotte Observer

Marshall opponent preview- East Carolina
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From WITN
-
ECU Football Players Report To Campus
-
Nationals Reinstate Former ECU Player Chad Tracy From DL

Pirates Set to Open Camp on Friday
WNCT

Tudor- ECU should benefit from league coaching transitions
Raleigh News & Observer

Ruff's Ladies Clinic - from the inside
ecuytt.com

Davon Drew beneficiary of Dennis Pitta's absence
Baltimore Sun

Garrard - Miami Dolphins Interview
MiamiDolphins.com

Sizing up the Cowboys’ battle for their No. 3 WR spot: Dwayne Harris takes early lead
Dallas Morning News

August 2, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
Football verbals- Treshawn Council, Kirk Donaldson
-
Basketball verbal- Caleb White

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirate Fans Pledge Your Allegiance For College Colors Day
-
ECU Announces 2012-13 Men's Golf Schedule
-
Ryan Eibner Qualifies For 2012 U.S. Amateur Championships

ECU facing difficult early schedule … but what else is new?
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)

East Carolina Pirates 2012- Mark's College Football Preview
Sports Chat Place

ECU Finishing Tyler Hall For Freshmen
WITN

August 1, 2012

From Bonesville.net
-
Holland raises alarm about college athletics
WTIB Audio- TOT (Jog with a Dog)

Prep baseball- Tyler commits to ECU
Salisbury Post

Offensive Line Preview
247 Sports

Live@five: Brian Mitchell
pirateradio1250

Koetter ranks Ryan in Top 10 QBs in the league; Davis Impressive
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dominique Davis- Falcons impressed with QB Dominique Davis
Rotoworld.com

Ballard finalist for new job
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU chancellor 'candidate of interest' for NY college
WNCT

August 31, 2012

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
A 'nervous' Marcus Lattimore comes to the rescue for No. 9 South Carolina against plucky Vanderbilt
-
South Carolina opens season with win over Vanderbilt
-
Clemson notes- Coach Dabo Swinney “anxious” about opener

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
Commodores make Gamecocks earn it
-
Gamecocks tough it out
-
Quarterback Shaw rallies Gamecocks in opener

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack prefers consistent ride to 2011 roller coaster
-
ACC tries to close SEC football gap
-
Canes have just one game on national TV

From the Charlotte Observer
-
End provides some punch in final preseason game
-
Inside the Panthers- Next stage of preparation
-
Time for Panthers to cut cord with Armanti Edwards

Big East looking to expand to 14
ESPN

Danger abounds for colleges moving up to FBS
Winston Salem Journal

He's running THE WRONG WAY
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Campbell drops debut under lights, 31-20
-
Labor Day Weekend racing a rich one

August 30, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Gamecock front seven intend to wreak havoc on Vanderbilt, again
-
Thursday’s Game- No. 9 South Carolina at Vanderbilt
-
A new day for Western Carolina football
-
Armanti Edwards living on edge
-
Notebook- Starters might play briefly Thursday
-
NFL to use replacement officials for Week 1

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
Gamecocks take Top 10 ranking into tonight's season opener
-
Gamecock defense crazy for the blitz

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Are the Gamecocks ready for Vanderbilt matchup?
-
Clemson offensive line hopes to avoid another nightmare in Atlanta

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Duke's Brian Moore uses trip to Ethiopia to help him deal with injuries
-
College football preview- Duke
-
Wake Forest's Nikita Whitlock, at 5-foot-9, breaks mold for defensive linemen
-
College football preview- Wake Forest
-
Camels ready to light up Barker-Lane Stadium

AD didn't expect storm of criticism to follow the hurricane
San Antonio Express News

TCU- Horned Frogs should make triumphant return to big-time league
Houston Chronicle

Sports briefs- VCU starts wait list for season tickets
Richmond Times Dispatch

VMI's prayer rests on a wing
Roanoke Times

August 29, 2012

No easing into the season for state college teams
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
N.C. State, UNC, Duke, Wake & ECU- 1st foes
-
Price is right now for Deacons
-
Clemson-Auburn game sets tone for winner
-
Don’t tell Panthers exhibitions don’t count
-
Panthers Kuechly deflects praise

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Art Heyman- Duke's ultimate warrior dies
-
Duke coach to visit injured Holliday in Atlanta
-
NHL players get new offer from league

Liberty on the lookout for FBS opening
Richmond Times Dispatch

Lane Stadium evacuation plan gets striking upgrade
Roanoke Times

For ACC, reward is worth risk
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina left tackle Brandon Shell, of Goose Creek, ready for his debut Thursday at Vanderbilt
-
Quandon Christian is Clemson’s hybrid defender

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacons' Ragland to make debut on Saturday
-
Fedora has already put his imprint on Tar Heels
-
Pick 6- Unforgettable Openers
-
Fedora has already put his imprint on Tar Heels

August 28, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Stevens- N.C. State's Friday night game is blow to high school teams
-
CB C.J. Wilson to miss N.C. State opener with 'eligibility issue'
-
A quick look at local college football teams' first opponents
-
Vernon grows into record-setting receiver for Duke
-
DeCock- Duke teammates take up Holliday’s fight
-
NBA's John Wall returns with a message to his old neighborhood
-
College Notebook- CIAA picks woman as commissionerFrom the Charlotte Observer
-
Oft-booed Mare gets the boot from Panthers
-
Panthers take to carpetbagging to avoid DNC

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Tar Heels linebacker Kevin Reddick sticks with team, embraces change
-
First-year football coach Fedora still getting a feel for Tar Heels
-
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill football preview
-
N.C. State names sophomore Tony Creecy starting running back
-
N.C. State football preview

Upstart Vandy wants a kick-start against Carolina
Greenville (SC) News

Tune up- Spurrier in rhythm with Shaw
Columbia (SC) State

The Steve Spurrier swagger takes short break
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacons not sure what to expect from Flames
-
Division formerly known as I-AA debates new name

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Does Va. Beach want NBA team? FCS name change
-
Navy football getting back to basics

Wake Forest sees better days ahead in ACC race
Wilmington Star-News

Rocco named U.Va.'s starting quarterback
Richmond Times Dispatch

August 27, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Mountaineers aiming for return to elite status
-
Catamounts prepare for new era

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Clemson, USC share big expectations this season
-
Gamecocks' Gilchrist glad to back on offense
-
Gamecocks' Shaw healthy, ready to go

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
South Carolina Gamecock Preview
-
Tailback Mike Davis, tight end Jerell Adams try to earn success as true freshmen for South Carolina
-
Clemson’s Brent Venables has deja vu when examing defensive depth

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers' defense strong, offense out of sync in win
-
Stewart out vs. Steelers with apparent ankle injury
Video- Panthers top Jets

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Fedora’s forte- Fast-break football
-
Future uncertain for Tar Heels in Fedora’s first season
-
Seattle names Russell Wilson starting QB
-
Japan takes LLWS title, beats Tenn. 12-2
-
In a different way, roughness was back at Bristol

August 26, 2012

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
College football preview- Breaking down The Big 5
-
Duke, N.C. State, ECU, Wake coaches facing various expectations
-
College football preview- ACC pick six
-
New UNC football coach Larry Fedora is 'all in' despite NCAA sanctions
-
College football preview- Countdown to national kickoff

Mountaineer Spotlight- Hail to the Visitors
goasu.com

Spurrier’s best team should win 10 games
Columbia (SC) State

South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw’s business-like approach serves him well
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Tight ends to play a major role in offense for Gamecocks
Greenville (SC) News

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
Hardin- Scandals already taint ACC season
-
John Isner wins Winston-Salem Open

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Isner relishes another 'hometown' title
-
Deacons expecting another season on the edge
-
Lenox Rawlings- Virginia Tech is still the team to beat
-
Wolfpack eyeing spot in ACC title game
-
Tar Heels will try to move on after scandal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
David Amerson- N.C. State’s pickoff artist
-
Pack fans haven’t been so giddy in years
-
ACC looking for a redemption year after sour ending to 2011
-
Luck, Griffin impress; Redskins top Colts 30-17
-
Tennessee outlasts California 24-16 in Little League WS classic

Kicking off the campaign- Football and politics have much in common (53-link season preview)
Birmingham News

Virginia Tech aims for legendary status
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Tebow & Newton- Different paths, similar success
-
Story lines and players to watch for NFL 2012

From the San Antonio Express News
-
College football preview- Season of change
-
West Virginia broadens Big 12's base
-
Fort Worth rejoins major college landscape

August 25, 2012

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
App State fights slippage as Eagles prepare to soar in SoCon football
-
Clemson notes- Tickets for Auburn game going fast; Willard to start; new video boards installed

USC's Davis gets ticket to ride to Vandy game
Greenville (SC) News

Lattimore happy with running back by committee
Columbia (SC) State

SEC East preview - South Carolina- Gamecocks still reaching for
Montgomery Advertiser

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH faces challenges of change
-
UNC-CH men’s soccer team deals with death of former player
-
Campbell QB a Texan deep in the heart of ... Harnett County

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers want to turn the heat up against Jets
-
Foot infection will keep Smith on sideline

Grobe- Not much football expected at WFU scrimmage
Winston Salem Journal

August 24, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Vols suspend star receiver one week before N.C. State game
-
N.C. State still deciding on running back rotation
-
The old man of UNC-CH’s line has seen it all
-
Heels freshman receiver Davis standing out
-
‘Camp was getting kind of tough’ at Duke
-
NHL commissioner digs in on league labor stance
-
USADA to ban Lance Armstrong for life, strip Tour titles

Five years ago, App State changed it all, but what's really new today?
CBS Sports

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Three weeks later, how well did South Carolina answer five pressing questions for preseason practices?
-
SAPAKOFF COLUMN- Clemson vs. Auburn- No Watkins- No problem with Hopkins in lineup

Gamecocks QB missed practice with back spasms
College Football News

Companies propose arena with pro sports team in Va. Beach
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Sacramento Kings moving to Virginia Beach pins the skepticism meter
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

Gamecocks hope to collectively make up for loss of Jeffery
Greenville (SC) News

Ron Morris- South Carolina working to get more fans in the stands
Kansas City Star

Judge orders former UNC-Chapel Hill football coach Butch Davis to turn over records of cell phone calls
Fayetteville Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Isner, Querrey move on to today's semifinals
-
Deacons' Harris back, and on a mission

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Once green linemen, Bell and Silatolu ready for test
-
Winters, Leibovitz likely joining Charlotte Bobcats coaching staff

August 23, 2012

Greenville Falls Just Short in Babe Ruth 13 World Series Finale
WNCT

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Butch Davis' work-related cellphone records will be made public, judge rules
-
Fedora not happy with practice at UNC
-
Goal line in sight for Duke’s Renfree
-
No safety from injury at Duke
-
ACC schedule highlight- UNC vs. Duke on Coach K’s birthday
-
NHL commissioner, union to hold labor talks Thursday

From the Charlotte Observer
-
QB Jamal Jackson to lead Appalachian State football rebound in 2012
-
Brandon LaFell- Panthers WRs as good as anyone’s in NFL
-
Rivera- Panthers’ starters could play into 2nd half Sunday
-
Is Bristol in a no-win situation-?

Coaches rank Mountaineers fifth in FCS poll
Watauga Democrat

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Kimbrough a natural for Appalachian State
-
Jones pleased with progress of ASU’s defense

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina defensive line coach Brad Lawing plans to keep pushing Jadeveon Clowney
-
Cremins not slowing down in retirement
-
What we learned from Clemson’s training camp

Redskins' Paul making adjustment to tight end
Richmond Times Dispatch

Rain fails to dampen Isner’s spirits
Greensboro News-Record

LSU's Tiger Stadium gets makeover
Shreveport Times

August 22, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Academic support director for UNC-Chapel Hill athletes quietly moved out of job
-
Former UNC-CH coach Matt Doherty tangles with Pack fans on Twitter over Peppers
-
Spread's the word- UNC-Chapel Hill running back Bernard all in
-
Fedora turns attention to Tar Heel defense
-
NCAA- Purvis OK to attend N.C. State, but playing status undecided
-
DeCock- Pack's other cornerback Johnson likely to be tested early, often
-
Duke's Holliday takes first steps since accident

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Davis workload increases, could play vs. Jets
-
5 types of Panther fans -- a study from the stands
-
NASCAR to look at Martin's crash
-
Winters, Leibovitz likely joining Charlotte Bobcats coaching staff

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
With South Carolina’s Akeem Auguste hurt, Jimmy Legree gets another chance to start
-
Clemson’s Chad Morris still preaching simplicity in Year Two; Sammy Watkins’ suspension has silver lining

Legree out to 'step up' in Auguste's absence
Greenville (SC) News

Greenville reaches World Series title game
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pop Tarts: College Edition
  Tar Heel fans: Is the sweet taste of an artificially-flavored UNC-branded breakfast pastry the only thing capable of taking your mind off of the swirling NCAA scandal and offseason coaching upheaval?
CBS Sports

Locker room culture no excuse for hazing
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Virginia Tech redshirt freshman Ronny Vandyke is vying to crack whip
Roanoke Times

U.Va.'s Tidewater connections paying off
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Isner overcomes slow start to advance
Winston Salem Journal

Houston submits bid to host Champions Bowl at Reliant
Houston Chronicle

August 21, 2012

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
Sergio Garcia wins the Wyndham Championship
-
Garcia's caddie takes a story home to Wilmington

New video board hopes to bring enhanced viewing
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina’s Carson, Auguste sidelined with injuries
-
Former Augusta National chairman calls admission of Moore and Rice ‘wonderful news’

USC's Carson, Auguste to miss extended time due to injuries
Greenville (SC) News

ASU's Quick has better second day
Watauga Democrat

UNC-Chapel Hill struggled against NCAA investigation
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Peppers donates $250K to UNC-CH scholarship fund
-
Fedora- more plays, faster pace for Tar Heels
-
N.C. State starts preparing for football opponents
-
Duke's Sowell out for season with Achilles injury

When it comes to new football playoff, the Cotton Bowl's got options
Dallas Morning News

WAC to drop football after 2012 season, commissioner Hurd says
Denver Post

WAC will do away with football after 2012 season
CBS Sports

From the Sporting News
-
Boise State, Louisiana Tech among five non-BCS schools with shot at BCS
-
Boise good as ever

College football- Hokies to host Richmond in 2021
Roanoke Times

UNC-Pembroke football stressing defense this season
Fayetteville Observer

August 20, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack's Purvis deserves immediate NCAA ruling
-
Junior college transfers finding way for Pack
-
UNC-CH's Renner not running away from run responsibilities
-
Blue Devils sporting some 'Swag' and swagger

Spurrier raises expectations since arriving at USC
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Offseason work helps Thompson earn backup QB job at South Carolina
-
USC fans’ passion runs deep at Williams-Brice Stadium
-
Coastal Carolina coach Joe Moglia hoping Wall Street success translates to football field
-
Andre Ellington is Clemson’s Mr. Irreplaceable

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
Wilson, Bowens want to make last season their best
-
Spurrier disappointed with scrimmage

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers test out depth at tight end
-
Panthers notes- Smith gets day off to rest sore foot
-
Isner a full-grown force in tennis
-
Garcia leading when rain forces delay at Wyndham Championship
-
Johnson's trouble is Biffle's triumph

Soggy Sunday changes players' approach to Sedgefield's course on Monday
Greensboro News-Record

A Hokie at heart
Sporting News

August 19, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Between transcripts of Peppers, Austin, a decade of questions for UNC-Chapel Hill
-
Julius Peppers says transcript is his, says there was no academic fraud
-
As camp draws to a close, Fedora hopes pace quickens
-
Tar Heels and Wolfpack fans applaud Coach K - for two weeks every four years
-
Look out LSU- Giglio picks Tigers as preseason No. 1

Sharks might go hungry even after new UNC-Chapel Hill internal probe
Wilmington Star-News

Don't pin scandal in Chapel Hill on Heels' former football coach
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Wyndham's final round under way; rain in forecast
Greensboro News-Record

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
-
REDSKINS- Griffin shows running ability against Bears
-
VCU's new AD hits the ground running

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
-
ACC's upper crust must return league to national relevance
-
ACC football preview- Team breakdowns
-
ACC football preview- Key non-conference matchups

August 18, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Ready for their closeup? Panthers roll by Dolphins
-
When did Scandal become a major at UNC-Chapel Hill?
-
Peppers’ transcript reveals D’s, F’s

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Transcript shows low hurdles for UNC-CH athletes to stay eligible
-
Duke Now- Connette and Butler highlight second football scrimmage
-
Wolfpack No. 25 in Sports Illustrated rankings
-
DeCock- NHL is counting on forgetful fans

Coastal Carolina Names Joe Hastings Assistant Baseball Coach
Coastal Carolina Official Athletic Site

August 17, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Tar Heels now face yet another awkward, uncertain season
-
Roy Williams says serious mistakes were made
-
Former Wolfpack standout accused in Ponzi scheme
-
Former Duke coach says Krzyzewski should enter politics

Williams feels 'extremely good' about Tar Heel program's innocence
Greensboro News-Record

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Rodney Purvis, still not cleared by NCAA, sits out first day of classes at N.C. State
-
Nike-sponsored college basketball teams, including Duke and UNC-CH, to meet in 2017 tourney

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Former governor, auditors to probe UNC-CH academics
-
Plan is for Cam to play first half vs. Miami
-
Pilares hopes to be blessing for Carolina
-
Pettersson leads N.C. contingent at Wyndham

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina wide receiver Damiere Byrd hoping to contribute more as a sophomore
-
Clemson’s Brent Venables travels far to lead his own defense, but influences are never far away

USC's Cann emerging into leader
Greenville (SC) News

Golden girl Gabby Douglas welcomed back to Hampton Roads
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Gold medalist Perdue greets fans
-
Greenville All-Stars win in rout

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
-
Grueling workouts have Redskins' lineman poised to play
-
OUTDOORS- Appalachian Trail birthday worth celebrating

August 16, 2012

UNC-CH coach Roy Williams addresses Tar Heels' academic scandal
Fayetteville Observer

Hunter's season in jeopardy
Watauga Democrat

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Bryant a fast learner for Appalachian State
-
Former Deacon relishes roles as Wyndham champ, new dad

Barnhart- Coaches poll hypocrisy
CBS Sports

Alfy Hill Update
WWAY

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
As offensive line goes, so goes N.C. State's season
-
Who will fill Graham's cleats at N.C. State?
-
NHL shoots down players' contract proposal

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
With South Carolina’s opener two weeks away, Marcus Lattimore gets warm welcome at scrimmage
-
Clemson’s Gifford Timothy unlikely to start opener; Ryan Norton earns first-team work at left guard

How Virginia Beach's Gabby Douglas took the world by storm
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Many questions remain as Panthers break camp
Charlotte Observer

August 15, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Russell Wilson an instant hit in Seattle
-
Former Duke center Zoubek fills a void as pastry shop owner
-
Duke Now- Cutcliffe unveils new helmets for Duke
-
Hurricanes make significant progress, but aren't done yet
-
NHL players offer response to owners' proposal for new CBA

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Good gosh, Josh: Norman picks off 4 passes Tuesday
-
Tebow balancing faith, fame and football with Jets
-
Big East picks CBS VP Aresco as commissioner
-
Charlotte 49ers cruise to victory in Bahamas
-
Wake RB Harris hopes to stay injury-free in 2012

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd ‘staying humble, consistent’
-
South Carolina punter Tyler Hull already making impact

From the Greenville News
-
Open practice a rare treat these days in college football
-
USC finding answers for passing game targets

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Mallard Creek receiver Marquez North picked as top football prospect in state
-
North Carolina's top 50 college football prospects

From CBS Sports
-
Big East hires former CBS VP
-
Dodd- Smart move
-
North Carolina (at Chapel Hill) cheated and prospered, now it's time for reckoning

Price's head is only big on billboard
Winston Salem Journal

Freshmen vying for spots on Hokies roster
Roanoke Times

HTC’s naming rights deal for new CCU arena valued at $3.61 million over 20 years
Myrtle Beach Sun News

Greenville 13s set to begin World Series
Greenville Daily Reflector

August 14, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Peppers' transcript might point to broader academic issues at UNC-Chapel Hill
-
Read the purported Julius Peppers transcript
-
Read the test student transcript in the UNC-CH probe
-
Peppers' agent- Many UNC-Chapel Hill athletes unprepared for academics
-
A hero's welcome for triumphant coach
-
N.C. athletes beat Canada in medals count
-
Pack will leave Spain on winning note

From the Sporting News
-
As North Carolina academic scandal deepens, all eyes on Mark Emmert
-
Peppers transcript suspicious?
-
Perspective comes with injury

UNC-CH Academic Scandal May Be Turning Off Basketball Recruits
Busting Brackets

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
University of North Carolina (at Chapel Hill) reviewing possible post of Julius Peppers' transcript
-
Penn State transfer Tim Buckley boosts N.C. State secondary

Deacons suffering through two-a-days
Winston Salem Journal

From the Watauga Democrat
-
ASU ranked sixth in Sports Network poll
-
Mountaineers land receiver from Oregon

Appalachian State 2012 Football Preview, Part 1- New Staff Members
Bleacher Report

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Clausen needs more help from Clausen
-
Rivera no fan of HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’
-
Panthers notes- Davis returns to action, Beasonsits
-
Panthers’ Newton is GQ’s coverboy
-
Appalachian gets Oregon WR Sumler

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina’s coaches believe Ahmad Christian will play important role
-
Inexperienced offensive line cause of concern for Clemson
-
Is Rory the next Tiger?

Workers going full speed for Wyndham Championship
Greensboro News-Record

From the Roanoke Times
-
Virginia Tech backup OT out for season with ACL tear
-
Virginia ready to use 4 capable running backs

August 13, 2012

Redemption for Rory McIlroy as he wins PGA Championship by record eight shots
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Transcript in UNC-Chapel Hill probe may belong to Julius Peppers
-
Read the transcript that UNC-CH officials say is of a mock student

NC State Longshot worth a look
CBS Sports

Marshall replaces Collins at DE for Virginia Tech
Roanoke Times

Va Tech football team's weird new look
YAHOO! Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Coach K caps Olympic career with 2nd gold medal
-
London's best & worst
-
2012 Olympics come to a rockin' end
-
Panthers' preseason effort unacceptable to Rivera, players
-
FSU Seminoles expect big year
-
N.C. State exhibition in Canary Islands called at half

College football Top 25 countdown- No. 15 W. Virginia
San Antonio Express News

August 12, 2012

From the Watauga Democrat
-
Mountaineers scrimmage for 162 plays
-
ASU moves past recent distractions
-
Edwards catches one pass, returns one punt

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH’s unique 4-2-5 defense
-
N.C. State’s Greene ready to get back to football

Krzyzewski- gold-medal game will be his finale
Greensboro News-Record

Former Hampton U. sprinter wins gold in 4x400 Olympics relay
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
-
The best and worst of the 2012 Summer Olympics
-
Texans 27, Panthers 13- Not so special debut

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
First preseason scrimmage gives glimpse of South Carolina’s future
-
Offensive line struggles, Lateek Townsend shines in Clemson’s first fall scrimmage
-
PGA Championship third round blends into a marathon Sunday; Saturday tickets not good for today
-
Rory surges, Tiger struggles before storm hits at PGA Championship
-
So much for a home-state advantage
-
Hunting big bucks and big checks

No. 14 South Carolina
San Antonio Express News

Running backs battle at Virginia Tech
Roanoke Times

August 11, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-Chapel Hill reluctant to dig deeper on scandal
-
NCAA denies Duke transfer's waiver request to play football now
-
N.C. State picks up third straight win on trip

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Battling wind, Tiger Woods ties for 36-hole lead at PGA Championship
-
Home on 10th fairway offers best seats in the 'house'
-
South Carolina trying to sort out a crowded backfield behind Marcus Lattimore
-
Clemson freshman quarterback Chad Kelly in mix for the backup quarterback role

From the Charlotte Observer
-
U.S. men roll; Spain next
-
N.C.’s Manteo Mitchell gives leg for 4x400 Olympics silver
-
Panthers RB Williams dealing with fewer carries

LSU dismisses Tyrann Mathieu from football team
Shreveport Times

Deacons' search continues along offensive line
Winston Salem Journal

August 10, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
COLLEGE FOOTBALL '12- 28 coaches start new jobs
-
Sports Briefs- Odom takes job with SoCon
-
Blue Devils all digital in football

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Painful lesson in 2011 could pay off for Wolfpack defense this season
-
ACC notes- N.C. State freshman QB might not be able to redshirt
-Judge- Media lawyers may review ex-UNC Chapel Hill coach Butch Davis’ cellphone records

Morris- USC can learn from McEvoy incident
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Behind Ace Sanders, wide receiver playing time available at South Carolina
-
Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips announces retirement

Teel Time- Could new NCAA enforcement model affect ACC's Miami, North Carolina?
Hampton Roads Daily Press (Sub Req'd)

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Newton won't grade Panther's progress yet
-
Skill, luck propel U.S. women to soccer gold

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Gabby's getting her initiation into hype
-
RG3 shows promise in Redskins debut

ASU conducts first team scrimmage
Watauga Democrat

August 9, 2012

Mountaineers' Middleton eager to start in new position
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Peers say UNC-Chapel Hill's Roy Williams is most overrated coach
-
Triangle football camp reports
-
Wolfpack basketball cruises to second win in Spain
-
Canes sign Jeff Skinner to 6-year contract extension

$16.9 million Mountaineer man
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Webb Simpson shakes off rust, keeps expectations high
-
Rivera doesn't like team's intensity in training camp

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles ready to contribute to South Carolina pass rush
-
Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips expected to announce retirement Thursday
-
How the ideal PGA Championship plays out at the Ocean Course

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Redskins' Griffin hopes to avoid Bills' heavy hitters
-
CAA adds Stony Brook and Albany for 2013

Stony Brook, Albany quality additions to CAA football
Hampton Roads Daily Press

CAA turns attention to all-sports members
Richmond Times Dispatch

Quarterback McEvoy to transfer from South Carolina
Greenville (SC) News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Locals seal the deal
-
Tennessee topples Tar Heel

SoCon hires Odom as consultant
Watauga Democrat

From CBS Sports
-
Healthy again, South Carolina's Lattimore more than ready for return
-
A September to remember?

August 8, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Raleigh's Jesse Williams falls short in the high jump
-
Wolfpack basketball wins first game in Spain
-
ACC notes- Duke’s Holliday talks to team
-
UNC’s depth at receiver becoming an issue
-
DeCock- Hurricanes make significant progress, but aren’t done yet

South Carolina senior linebacker Damario Jeffery ready to become starter for first time
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

There are far too many IFs surrounding the 2012 SC program
College Football News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers training camp is about mining young talent
-
Dodge exiting NASCAR after 2012

Greenville team to play on ESPN
Greenville Daily Reflector

Crowder, Norton still pondering college choices
Richmond County Daily Journal

South Carolina Football- Gamecocks Must Survive Month Of October
Rant Sports

Injuries worry Hokies
Roanoke Times

Big Ten strongly considers testing football goal-line cameras in 2012
Birmingham News

Houston one of 10 cities asked to bid on Champions Bowl
Houston Chronicle

August 7, 2012

South Carolina plans to play Clowney 'all over'
CBS Sports

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina might use defensive end Jadeveon Clowney as part-time middle linebacker
-
Big week for Clemson and South Carolina

Clowney ready to step forward for Gamecocks in 2012
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Soccer- U.S. women win OT thriller; Japan next
-
Panthers TE Olsen ready to stand on his own
-
Rocker Mellencamp's son to walk-on at Duke

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH’s Thorpe breaks foot
-
N.C. State’s Gottfried has message for NCAA- #freerodneypurvis
-
Duke's Scott switching to wide receiver
-
Pack thin at quarterback behind Glennon
-
Kirk Urso autopsy doesn't immediately identify cause of death

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
As preseason debut nears, Griffin welcomes great expectations
-
Column | Sims embraces opportunity to show U.Va. he's a work in progress
-
Virginia Tech football | 5 questions for 2012

More ASU football notes…
Winston Salem Journal

August 6, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
-
NASCAR fan killed by lightning
-
Jeff Gordon wins rain-shortened Pocono race
-
Bolt reigns as the world's fastest showman
-
Panthers rookie Bersin is at home ... literally

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-Chapel Hill, national soccer community mourns death of Kirk Urso
-
Entering fifth season at Duke, Cutcliffe says bowl is achievable
-
Wolfpack has options in the passing game
-
5 questions about Wake Forest football

South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore glad to be back after knee injury
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Clemson's Swinney takes CEO approach to coaching
Greenville (SC) News

Presbyterian fully certified for NCAA Division I
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlottesville (VA) Daily Press
-
Less than a year after losing his right leg, Woodberry QB is returning to the gridiron
-
UVa football practice primer- 5 things to watch

Grobe laments what could have been
Winston Salem Journal

From CBS Sports
-
Patterson- MWC preview
-
Patterson- Big East preview
-
Dodd- Big Ten preview

August 5, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Mountaineers bring new attitude
-
Wolfpack has options in the passing game

Football forecast- 10-2 for both the South Carolina and Clemson
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Fedora hopes to cross gap between athletics, academics
-
NCAA investigates N.C. State freshman Purvis’ eligibility
-
Panthers top pick Kuechly making impact
-
Fighting spirit helps small Munnerlyn play big
-
Is Michael Phelps history's greatest Olympian?
-
Former Tar Heel star goes after marathon medal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
McDonnell discusses deal to move Redskins’ camp
-
Redskins' Riley out to make a name for himself
-
After 8 long years, Dale Jr. thrilled to be back on top

Ratcliffe- Rocco confident he is the Cavaliers' man at QB
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Report- Stony Brook, Albany to join CAA football in 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

ESPN no longer in my TV rotation
Charleston (WV) Gazette

August 4, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
N.C. State's Cullen Jones guns for gold, satisfied with silver
-
DeCock- New UNCCH offense won’t hold Renner back
-
UNCCH begins preseason practice
-
Spread the word- ACC teams relying more on passing than running
-
Duke football schedule, ranked in order of difficulty

Shaw impresses Spurrier as Gamecocks' begin fall practice
Greenville (SC) News

ASU opens fall camp
Watauga Democrat

Editorial: Why all the disbelief from leadership on UNC-Chapel Hill scandals?
Winston Salem Journal

Why the NCAA's TV ban got the death penalty
Birmingham News

August 3, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Big changes loom as UNC-Chapel Hill opens football practice
-
Lucas leads Wolfpack after year off
-
Duke to face Minnesota to open preseason tournament
-
Gabby Douglas shatters glass ceiling with historic win
-
Phelps back on top, beats Lochte in 200 IM for 20th career Olympic medal
-
Ex-N.C. State star Cullen Jones seeks to be ahead of pack
-
Mountaineers want back atop SoCon

Mountaineers report for camp
Watauga Democrat

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
'Go Gabby' | Douglas cheered on at old gym in Virginia Beach
-
Va. Beach's Douglas wins all-around gold in Olympics
-
Va. Tech football ranked No. 20 in preseason poll

WVU football- Mountaineers ranked No. 11 in USA Today poll
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Five questions facing South Carolina as football practice begins
-
Five questions for Clemson as football practice begins
-
College of Charleston could handle increased travel costs in Colonial, chairman says

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Heartsill's football career is likely over
-
WFU's Hatch named chairman of NCAA Division 1 board of directors
-
Sports Briefs- Former ASU football player is charged with assault

The South will rise again
CBS Sports

Gamecocks open practice today
Greenville (SC) News

August 2, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
-
2012 UNC-CH football schedule- ranking the games by difficulty
-
LaFell takes his shot at Panthers’ No. 2 receivery
-
North Carolina has Olympic medal madness
-
Lattimore, Shaw big parts of Gamecocks’ success

South Carolina QB unable to escape the Garcia curse
NBCSports.com

War veteran Rodriguez brings courage and perseverance to Clemson’s football team
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Corporate side is only part of Panthers' Cam Newton
Greenville (SC) News

Florida State kicks star player off team
Tallahassee Democrat

Teel Time- Keeping 6-6 teams eligible for bowls fine by ACC coaches
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

From the Roanoke Times
-
ACC football- Blue Devils focus on finishing games
-
Hokies' Hughes no fortune teller

After down year, Hall vows a return
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

How accountable should NCAA make head coaches for violations?
Birmingham News

August 1, 2012

From the Watauga Democrat
-
Rizor dismissed from ASU football team
-
ASU opens fall camp
-
College Sporting News ranks ASU sixth

Football bowl eligibility is likely staying at 6 wins
Birmingham News

Super model
CBS Sports

South Carolina reserve quarterback Tanner McEvoy arrested, suspended
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-
USC backup quarterback arrested in North Carolina
-
Panthers veteran Davis feeling like his old self again

Edwards' return fills a huge hole for Panthers
Charlotte Observer

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
-
ACC stacked with tested quarterbacks
-
Virginia Tech holds concussion summit for coaches and trainers

Perdue's dream comes true
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
America’s golden girls- Wieber leads U.S. women to top of gymnastics world
-
Phelps takes record 19th Olympic medal
-
'Missile Missy' is tearing up Olympic pool
-
US swimmer Schmitt wins 200 free at Olympics
-
Notable absences from N.C. State’s first practice

Penn State quarterback Rob Bolden headed to LSU
Shreveport Times

Big East reportedly interested in own 'Champions Bowl'
NBCSports.com

August 31, 2012

UCF pummels Akron 56-14 to open season
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Owls unable to overcome early deficit, UCLA wins easily
-
Senior UH tackle Ashworth uses body ink to tell his story

Thursday Football Roundup
conferenceusa.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd players know impact of Coal Bowl on coaches
-
WVU looks to defend Dobson
-
Williams setting lofty goals

University of Memphis WR Rucker among few veterans on offense
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UAB's inexperienced offensive line can quiet the critics on Saturday
Birmingham News

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa's Blankenship more at ease in second year as Hurricane's head coach
-
TU football notebook- Offensive line update

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football team will be ready to go for Saturday's season opener versus Rutgers
-
Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa not expected to play against Rutgers on Saturday
-
Tulane football team returning Friday from Isaac evacuation; opener vs. Rutgers still a go
-
Tulane football team will stay overnight in Birmingham, athletic department confirms

ODU announces men's basketball schedule
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the San Antonio Express News
-
Effort pays off for former UTSA walk-on
-
UTSA Beat- Bahamas native to join basketball team

UPDATED- LSU game vs. North Texas is on
Shreveport Times

Football- UNT’s Whitfield set for cornerback debut
Denton Record-Chronicle

August 30, 2012

Today in Conference USA
conferenceusa.com

UCF Season Preview- QB Blake Bortles has UCF Knights chasing glory
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice- Improving Owls hope to make move up the ladder
-
Houston- Final run through C-USA could produce a title

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Pelini- Scouting Eagles involves 'guess work'
-
'Got to get the ball in his hands'
-
USM BLOG- Confusion in Nebraska - Is Southern Miss FCS or FBS?

Superdome OK; Rutgers-Tulane decision soon
CBS Sports

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Hurricane Isaac forces Tulane football team to delay return to New Orleans
-
Visit to New Orleans on the eve of Hurricane Isaac sealed the commitment of Ray Barreno to Tulane men's basketball program

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB football notes from Wednesday's practice
-
Pressuring QB Corey Robinson is critical for the UAB defense on Saturday

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
New and improved Cato will face WVU
-
Herd duo earns scholarships
-
MU exhausts tickets for Friends of Coal Bowl
-
Mountaineer kicker looks for rebound
-
Friends of Coal Bowl is big for recruiting

MU football- Herd DBs won't get their signals crossed
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Tulsa World
-
TU's Dorris uses his mean streak in positive way for defense
-
TU football notebook- QB leadership

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notes- LB Irving out with back injury
-
UTEP football sophomore receiver ready to turn promise into action on field

George W. Bush visits with SMU football team
Fox Sports SW

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU to increase stadium capacity for Texas A&M game
-
Rich Phillips- I think SMU will end up playing for a C-USA championship

Before he took ODU job, Phoebus coach took the plunge
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

La. Tech's Colby Cameron ready to lead
Shreveport Times

From the San Antonio Express News
-
UTSA’s Brown will miss first game
-
Coker encouraged by UTSA’s latest workouts

From the Miami Herald
-
Are the FIU Golden Panthers too prepared for Duke?
-
FIU’s Jonathan Cyprien wants his senior season to be a big hit

August 29, 2012

C-USA Football Game Previews - Week One
Conference USA

Cornhuskers' power game concerns Eagles
Hattiesburg American

Howze to lead defensive charge against Nebraska
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Big test awaits Herd
-
Sang coming home to play for Marshall
-
Waiters at linebacker no small surprise
-
Herrion adds two players
-
Thundering Herd players out to earn respect

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Coal Bowl notebook- Improved elements pleases Herd coach; top rushers may sit
-
Marshall football- Cato more prepared for hostile WVU fans

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Unknown territory for Herd
-
WVU's siren, MU series, recruiting and a little fishing
-
Marshall notebook- Martinez out for WVU game, maybe for year
-
Sang transfers to Marshall

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football secondary eager to face Landry Jones, Oklahoma Sooners
-
UTEP football notebook- Miners ready if stadium gets loud

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tiger fans get first look at improvements to Liberty Bowl
-
Devey works through ankle injury, surgery to be ready for Tiger opener

June Jones likes SMU’s conditioning, but doesn’t want Ponies to come out over-eager
Dallas Morning News

Opener at Iowa State is big, but bigger games await TU
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
RB Sims the new face of UH football
-
UH coach Levine's old home was deathly quiet

Isaac's rain doesn't impede Tulane practice in Alabama
New Orleans Times Picayune

La. Tech-Texas A&M football game postponed until Oct. 13
Shreveport Times

Isaac means UTSA's rematch can wait
San Antonio Express News

FIU's goal simple for first game- Attack Duke's Sean Renfree
Raleigh News & Observer

Notebook- UNT wants to start opening at home
Denton Record Chronicle

August 28, 2012

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM football team to stay in Hattiesburg with Isaac looming
-
USM names starting quarterback
-
CHEAP SEATS- Who will have a breakout season for USM?
-
A glance ahead to Southern Miss game day

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tropical Storm Isaac nudges Tulane football team to Birmingham, Alabama for next two days
-
Tulane football players leave Uptown campus to practice in Birmingham, Alabama for two days of distraction-less football
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson talks after Monday's practice- video
-
Storm Isaac forces Tulane football team to head for Birmingham for Tuesday and Wednesday

From Conference USA
-
C-USA Football Coaches Press Quotes
-
C-USA Football Guide - Digital Edition

49ers practice for first football game – a year away
Charlotte Observer

Isaac forces rare Monday practice for USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Birmingham News
-
Garrick McGee talks about the Troy game during Monday's media luncheon
-
UAB depth chart for the Troy game
-
Bryan Ellis and Jake Seitz trade helmets for headgear at UAB
-
Hot Corner- Build interest by winning games

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Cato more prepared for hostile WVU fans
-
Marshall football- Austin has attention of new Marshall punters

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
West Virginia expects to see Marshall's best
-
Marshall's Bruhin is a veteran of WVU series
-
Cato, Smith share friendship off field
-
MU's Taylor takes role of captain seriously
-
Alston ready to carry the load for WVU

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd transfers say bring on the noise
-
Geno has Holliday's vote

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
University of Memphis' Justin Fuente prepares for first game as a head coach
-
East High's Nick King commits to Memphis

From the Tulsa World
-
Shifting focus- Much of TU's success last season came from its rushing attack
-
Talking Points
-
Up close with TU's Trent Dupy
-
A day in the life of TU football player DeWitt Jennings

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notebook- Coach Mike Price says Sooners 'have no weaknesses'
-
UTEP football coach Mike Price wants sold-out Sun Bowl to greet No. 4 Sooners

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU depth chart has three true freshman on O-Line, no Stavion Lowe
-
Quick hits- Five things to know before Baylor, SMU square off Saturday

Five UCF football games to watch in 2012
Orlando Sentinel

Receiver Kubiak and defensive back Frazier give Rice twin NFL connections
Houston Chronicle

From the San Antonio Express News
-
Tropical storm may postpone UTSA's opener
-
UTSA to battle big South Alabama offensive line

ODU counts on depth, youth in quest for title
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Aside from illness, ODU's Europe trip a big success
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Tech, A&M contest could be moved
Shreveport Times

From the Miami Herald
-
Golden Panthers avoid Isaac by practicing in Dolphins’ bubble
-
Golden Panthers plan to ground Duke’s fast air attack in season opener

Football- UNT eyes Isaac as it prepares travel plans
Denton Record Chronicle

August 27, 2012

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane University "anticipates" closing classes on Tuesday and Wednesday, no word yet on how this effects athletics
-
Tulane football team will practice normally on Monday, but cancels fan day, Tuesday press conference, and Wednesday's radio show

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Herd begins final preparations for No. 11 Mountaineers
-
Hamrick highlights positives of rivalry

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
MU Notebook- Herd hits the books prior to Morgantown
-
Thomas, Austin have history
-
Herd names 2012 captains

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Dobson named one of Herd's five captains
-
2,100 reasons MU whiffed on WVU tickets

Southern Miss travels to unfriendly confines to face Nebraska
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Goins says UCF football players pulled off big transformation
-
UCF football taps into McCray twins' close bond to strengthen front line
-
Isaac forces most Florida college football teams to alter schedules

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice's Bailiff keeps bar raised, cites change in culture
-
This week- Houston vs. Texas State

From the Tulsa World
-
Shifting focus- Much of TU's success last season came from its rushing attack
-
Former WAC members back to square one

UTEP football- Miners' lineup healthy as OU game nears
El Paso Times

Conference USA preview: Houston has big shoes to fill with departure of coach, record-setting quarterback
Memphis Commercial Appeal

ODU-NSU series ends before it begins; crosstown games now a matter of money
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Louisiana Tech’s ‘continuity’ could be an edge vs. Texas A&M
Shreveport Times

August 26, 2012

From the Birmingham News
-
LB Derek Slaughter cleared to play this season for UAB
-
Freshman Chris Rabb is UAB's "secret weapon" as a pass rush specialist
-
UAB notes from Football Fan Day on Saturday

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd catches game-week fever
-
Dobson embraces Herd's last chance
-
W.Va. keeps player pipeline flowing from Miramar (Fla.) H.S

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM's Wilson driven by memory of ex-teammate
-
USM QB race still tight week before opener
-
Campbell- Time away from practice helped
-
Hammond thinking long-term at USM

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF football staff changes paved way for new era of optimism
-
Ozerities, Jose among the UCF's biggest preseason camp winners

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane Green Wave football coach Curtis Johnson ready to tackle challenges
-
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson upbeat about team's progress as camp ends

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP head football coach Mike Price enters final year of contract 2 wins shy of a record, uncertain of future
-
UTEP football team's tight ends are steady, sure-handed, experienced and help the Miner offense go
-
In a pass-happy league, one quarterback stands clear-cut above the rest -- UTEP's Nick Lamaison
-
Gaining an edge- Miner pass rushers set sights on quarterbacks
-
2012 UTEP football key returnees
-
Conference USA- 5 new coaches on sidelines this season
-
Conference USA- 2012 team capsules
-
Breaking down 2012's Conference USA teams
-
Less than 15,000 tickets remain for UTEP-Oklahoma

SMU Mustangs game-by-game predictions for 2012; plus your vote
Dallas Morning News

University of Memphis football Tigers hope to change their stripes
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Football- Former soldier McCoy one of four UNT captains
Denton Record Chronicle

August 25, 2012

From the Birmingham News
-
A look at the Conference USA East Division
-
A look at the C-USA West Division
-
Freshman Chris Rabb is UAB's "secret weapon" as a pass rush specialist
One-Minute Madness- Carol Garrison steps down as President of UAB does that help or hurt athletics

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM surpasses goal of 'FTTT' campaign
 
Southern Miss announced Friday that it has surpassed its initial goal in its “Fill it To the Top” campaign to sell out M.M. Roberts Stadium for the 2:30 p.m., Sept. 15 home opener against East Carolina.
-
USM O-line ready to protect young QB

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
MU-WVU series debate still open
-
Frohnapfel runs past tall, slow stereotype

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Marshall-WVU game to be televised by FX
-
Marshall's Dobson on Senior Bowl watch list

Tulane Green Wave kicker Cairo Santos aims to correct last season's problems
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF-Akron game a personal showdown for Fleming family
Orlando Sentinel

Memphis Tigers holding FanFest on Saturday
Memphis Commercial Appeal

For ODU's first football class, the 2012 season is the last hurrah
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Development of freshmen DLs Darrian Dyson and Fadol Brown provides key depth
Miami Herald

August 24, 2012

Preseason Football Notebook
conferenceusa.com

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM receivers catching on late in camp
-
USM football team starts Nebraska preparations

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notes- 50-yard pass highlights mock game
-
Miner comeback- UTEP football cornerback returning from 2nd torn ACL

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB takes its sales pitch to the football field
-
UAB football notes from Thursday

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Nevada to visit Herd on Nov. 24
-
Thundering Herd gets early wakeup call from Holliday
-
Herd paints bright picture

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Melting pot secondary good recipe for Herd
-
MU limits tickets to WVU game
-
Green day in Charleston
-
Janovsky rejoins Marshall men's basketball staff

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Taylor loves his new role with Herd ‘D’
-
Marshall football- Herd running back feels fully recovered

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF football players hope healthy eating bolsters team
-
Updated- How to watch UCF’s season opener Thursday at Akron

Receiver Greenberry finds right fit at UH after spurning elite programs
Houston Chronicle

UTEP football notes- Price plans to 'tone down' mock game
El Paso Times

Tulane looking to solidify safety positions heading into opener
New Orleans Times Picayune

University of Memphis defensive line overcoming its losses
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Scholarship offers validate TU walk-ons as football players, provide financial reliefs
Tulsa World

ODU athletics ticket prices to increase, but slowly
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the San Antonio Express-News
-
UIW vs. UTSA- A crosstown rivalry in the making?
-
Football feels like family for UTSA cornerback Brown
-
Coker downplays talk of UTSA-UIW football game

Louisiana Tech offers premium field-level tickets for Texas A&M game
Shreveport Times

August 23, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Syndicated Radio Network Set to Return
-
2012 Conference USA Volleyball Media Guide

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB football practice notes from Thursday
-
UAB OL Chris Hubbard spending his honeymoon on the football field

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
No. 6 Monarchs sharp in scrimmage
-
ODU ranked sixth nationally by FCS coaches

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Kickers rest their legs
-
Thundering Herd football ready to paint Charleston green
-
NCAA adopts rule changes for football season
-
Janovsky to direct basketball

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- QBs won't be too green this season
-
McGill column- Suites next project for Hamrick at Marshall

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM's running game to be another collective effort
-
USM NOTEBOOK- Eagles' Collins back at practice
-
Familiar faces populate Eagle special teams units

USM Wednesday practice report- Injuries, mock game, random note
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Golden Eagles go through mock game
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
-
College report- UH stages mock game; Rice loses tackle for season
-
Cougars coach Levine shows he’s one cool cat
-
Camp report- Injuries continue to mount for Owls

UTEP football notebook- Miners move annual mock game to Friday night
El Paso Times

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Bond between high school, college coaches helps under-the-radar players
-
UCF lineman Victor Gray says Knights are surpassing energy of 2010 team

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
University of Memphis Tigers hold last scrimmage, turn attention to opener
-
Incoming Tigers freshman forward Damien Wilson cleared by NCAA

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane Green Wave freshman Darion Monroe keeping it all in perspective
-
Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson surprises team en route to afternoon practice, pulls into Rock 'n' Bowl
-
Tulane running back Lazedrick Thompson impresses coaches with toughness and physical play

TU gets basketball transfer from Auburn; Baruti’s TU career ends
Tulsa World

From the Dallas Morning News
-
'No doubt' Larry Brown with do a good job at SMU, but question is commitment
-
Jordan Free returns to SMU offensive line mix from back injury

From the San Antonio Express-News
-
Soza secures grip as UTSA's starting QB
-
Crowd's roar could favor UTSA, even in WAC
-
UTSA season preview capsule
-
S.A. police chief addresses UTSA football squad

Basketball- UNT raises funds for new practice facility
Denton Record Chronicle

August 22, 2012

Southern Miss closing in on home sellout for ECU opener
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Familiar faces populate Eagle special teams units
-
AD- 'FTTT' campaign going well
  Southern Miss athletic director Jeff Hammond said Tuesday the campaign to fill the stadium for the Sept. 15 home opener against East Carolina is going well.
-
Early USM hoops schedule full of road games

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB football practice notes from Tuesday
-
Former Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino visits UAB's football practice on Tuesday
-
Former defensive lineman Aaron Green moves into the offensive line rotation for UAB

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Chris Martin grateful to be back on UCF team after spring suspension
-
Dwight Howard could learn something from UCF's Keith Clanton

From the El Paso Times
-
ESPN- UTEP men's basketball No. 46 most successful college program of past 50 years
-
UTEP football- Jeffery may return kickoffs in opener
-
UTEP football notebook- Injured Miners healing, close to full strength

SMU’s first hoops schedule under Larry Brown includes teams from Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC
Dallas Morning News

University of Memphis battling to keep running backs healthy
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
When Van comes out, backups to show speed
-
Direct path to the QB
-
Holliday cranks up volume to get Herd ready for road

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Marshall's fortunes looking up
-
New rules figure in Herd's return plans

Tulane Green Wave football building versatility, depth and defensive end spots
New Orleans Times Picayune

Conference USA preview- The final season in the current configuration figures to have close races
Yahoo! Sports

Football Gameplan's 2012 Conference USA Preview
youtube.com

Football- Mean Green turns focus to competing against LSU
Denton Record Chronicle

From the Miami Herald
-
Offense and defense draw in Golden Panthers’ last full-pad scrimmage
-
Game plan for Golden Panthers is to be fast, furious
-
Sun Belt Conference officials to be used in Golden Panthers’ season opener against Duke

Major pleased with Bahamas trip
Charlotte Observer

Holiday treat- Utah State at UTSA in men’s hoops
San Antonio Express News

August 21, 2012

NCAA Football Preview - Southern Miss Golden Eagles
Charlotte Observer

Cornelius Richards serving as mentor in UAB secondary
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Coleman catches on with college in Texas
-
UCF keeps big man Clanton, but loses Jordan, two others
-
Line offers Marshall only thin defense
-
Bruhin shows strength

Bazzie, Myers still dueling at end
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall football- Incoming transfers share ties
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Johnson- One QB emerging for Eagles
-
Question marks surround defensive core

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's Billy Giovanetti relishes his role setting up others for success
-
Miami transfer running back Storm Johnson ready to shine at UCF
-
Five transfers to watch in 2012- UCF RB Storm Johnson

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football program moves ahead, can't afford to lament absence of linebacker Trent Mackey
-
Tulane linebacker Trent Mackey says he played no part in armed robbery
-
Tulane's Zach Davis assumes role of suspended linebacker Trent Mackey

UTEP football- Slew of new faces expect to make an impact
El Paso Times

Lack of urgency riles Memphis Tigers coach Justin Fuente
Memphis Commercial Appeal

New season brings new goals for UH linebacker Mathews
Houston Chronicle

Tulsa’s Green ahead of curve, coaches say
Tulsa World

Jordan Free returns to SMU offensive line mix from back injury
Dallas Morning News

Coker- Roadrunners need to clean up mistakes
San Antonio Express News

Game plan for Golden Panthers is to be fast, furious
Miami Herald

August 20, 2012

Marcus Jordan reportedly won't play senior season at UCF
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
-
Conference USA three storylines
-
Conference USA power rankings
-
Returning starters aid TU defense

Aug. 19 Women's Soccer Recap
conferenceusa.com

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Dees following in Jasperse's footsteps
-
MU Notebook- Frohnapfel removes red jersey for scrimmage

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Haig embraces pressure of new role
-
Herd receiver changes surname in tribute

Questions remain as Herd camp winds down
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM to rely on young corners
-
CHEAP SEATS- What will USM's regular season record be?

From the Birmingham News
-
Q&A with UAB athletics director Brian Mackin
-
UAB QB Jonathan Perry bounces back in second UAB scrimmage

Camp report- A few surprises on UH depth chart
Houston Chronicle

University of Memphis forward Hippolyte Tsafack remains driven despite setbacks
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulane Green Wave's Julius Warmsley is voice of encouragement on defense
New Orleans Times Picayune

UNT-SMU head-to-head battle to be decided tomorrow
Denton Record-Chronicle

FIU’s Jack Griffin’s goal is simple- perfection on the field
Miami Herald

August 19, 2012

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football struck by Trent Mackey's arrest
-
Uncertainty clouds Tulane football lineup at linebacker

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
'I can just focus on football'
 
Thomas glad to put Penn State chaos behind him
-
Marshall notebook- Frohnapfel shows mobility in Herd scrimmage

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Off the field, Herd full of some great personalities
-
Marshall wins with Penn State transfer

Notes from UAB football scrimmage on Saturday
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM's Collins knows adversity
-
Johnson- QB situation 'still a work in progress'
-
Eagles anxious to set foot in Lincoln, Neb
-
USM BLOG- Saturday scrimmage report (RB injury, stats)

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notes- Dakota Warren hits 2 long field goals
-
Miner starters sharp- UTEP football team exits last scrimmage healthy

SMU’s Der’rikk Thompson misses second practice after big hit; Darius Johnson, Taylor Reed also hampered
Dallas Morning News

Blankenship boys follow their dad into coaching
Tulsa World

University of Memphis kicker Paulo Henriques seeks strong senior season
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF forward Keith Clanton is sticking with the Knights
Orlando Sentinel

Conference USA move causes immediate football schedule challenges for ODU
Hampton Roads Daily Press (click stop after loading to view-prevents subscription message from popping up)
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Tech, ODU eye 2017 for football match-up
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Miami Herald
-
FIU Panthers ranked No. 38 by CBS Sports computer formula
-
Pete Garcia puts FIU on the map, wants program to go the distance
-
FIU football players get chance to relax

La. Tech’s Shreveport practice beats rain to shine
Shreveport Times

Football- UNT defense shines in final preseason scrimmage
Denton Record-Chronicle

August 18, 2012

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Familiarity breeds big plays for Holmes
-
Marshall scrimmage likely to be 'Separation Saturday'

Pressure on USM quarterbacks to perform
Hattiesburg American

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB FB coach Garrick McGee's thoughts from Saturday's Media Day
-
UAB holds its second scrimmage of preseason practice today
-Frosh DTs Roscoe Byrd and Jontavius Morris helping with depth at UAB

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane linebacker Trent Mackey awaiting bond after arrest for armed robbery
-
Tulane football goes through scrimmage today at Westfeldt Practice facility without linebacker Trent Mackey, running backs shine

UTEP football notes- Scrimmage will help players get ready for late start
El Paso Times

TU basketball wins third straight game on Canadian exhibition tour
Tulsa World

UH quarterback Piland ready to put valuable experience to the test
Houston Chronicle

University of Memphis football coach seeking more from Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF coach says Jeff Godfrey can be strong punt return threat
Orlando Sentinel

49ers go 2-0 in Bahamas
Charlotte Observer

Texas A&M-Louisiana Tech ticket sales slumping
Shreveport Times

August 17, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF coach George O'Leary says Knights have strong appeal case
-
UCF's A.J. Bouye relieved his knee can handle heavy contact

As CAA lame ducks, all Old Dominion teams playing for NCAA at-large berths
Hampton Roads Daily Press
(sub req'd)

From the Birmingham News
-
Walk-on cornerback LaMarcus Farmer moves up the depth chart for UAB
-
Carol Garrison's exit as UAB president not necessarily bad for Blazer athletics

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Can Cato be next stellar QB for Doc?
-
MU adds ex-PSU receiver

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Former Penn State receiver is eligible
-
Marshall football- Waiters just wants to play, help team

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd's Baxter playing, talking a good game
-
Marshall notebook- Penn State refugee joins Herd practice

Selective amnesia suits Rice QB McHargue fine
Houston Chronicle

TU practice report- Learning to finish
Tulsa World

Campbell returns to practice at Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM's Campbell back in action
Hattiesburg American

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane stressing strong play from its offensive guards
-
Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa injured
-
Tulane running back Josh Rounds continues to impress

Veteran & rookie- UTEP walk-on defensive end Michael Kelley continues to adapt
El Paso Times

UTSA Beat- Coker heaps praise on QB Soza, others
San Antonio Express-News

FIU scrimmage closed to public
Miami Herald

August 16, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Tulsa Tabbed As C-USA Preseason VB favorite
-
C-USA Women's Soccer Season Preview

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF is counting on former NCAA investigator Michael Glazier to handle appeal
Video- Sentinel reporter Iliana Limón Romero talks about UCF's appeal on Open Mike

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Smooth transition for USM's Reda
-
Johnson surprises Eagles Wednesday afternoon
-
USM BLOG- Eagles get break, shower

UAB starting quarterback Jonathan Perry getting pushed by Austin Brown
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
MU Notebook- Booker makes watch list for kick return specialists
-
Reversal of Navy's decision flatters MU
-
Offensive line on the go
-
Leftwich content in Pittsburgh

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers' defense makes progress
-
New Big East boss says league is 'united'
-
Pastner charms luncheon audience in Southaven

From the Tulsa World
-
Hurricane add Ohio State to non-conference schedule in 2016
-
TU football practice report
-
TU basketball rolls in Canadian exhibition

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane center Mike Henry eager for chance to anchor Green Wave's offensive line
-
Tulane swim coach Lena Guarriello steps down to take a high school position in Texas

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notebook- Camp Socorro ends with more injuries than Coach Mike Price likes
-
UTEP football- Soph Jeffery leads young bunch of tailbacks

UH regents give green light for financing new 40,000-seat football venue
Houston Chronicle

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU starting cornerback J.R. Richardson out for season with torn ACL
-
Photo- SMU shows off its 2012 Nike football jerseys

From the San Antonio Express-News
-
UTSA's Coker says new quarterback will play
-
UTSA-Virginia football series is canceled

La. Tech’s Sonny Dykes uses humor in TAG visit
Shreveport Times

49ers open Bahamas trip with victory
Charlotte Observer

ODU Lady Monarchs end 34-years series with Tennessee
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

FIU has physical special teams scrimmage
Miami Herald

Football- Feeley works to return as starter
Denton Record Chronicle

August 15, 2012

Southern Miss offense has long way to go before Nebraska opener
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
MU Notebook- Offense, defense 'trade punches' in scrimmage
-
Cincotta snaps into a player's mentality
-
Baxter backs up his talk
-
New QB, coach for Cougars

Marshall football- Senior wide receivers lead the way for Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Notes- Plenty of options for MU ground game
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UAB football practice notes from Tuesday
Birmingham News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Quarterback D.J. Ponder returns to Tulane football team
-
Tulane tight ends excited about the position's possibilities

UTEP football- Offense emerges in final camp scrimmage
El Paso Times

Offensive struggles in scrimmage frustrate TU coach Bill Blankenship
Tulsa World

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF football may still face 2012 postseason ban thanks to expedited appeal
-
UCF President John Hitt not above criticism for NCAA mess
-
Big East hires firm to lead TV contract negotiations
-
After shedding weight, Jose Jose competing for spot in starting rotation

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Former Oklahoma quarterback J.C. Watts encouraged U of M football players to think beyond their time on the field
-
Mike Aresco was a unanimous pick of league presidents

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Critical TV deal is job one for new Big East commissioner
-
UH officials praise new Big East commissioner Aresco
-
Camp report- UH coach Levine finds plenty of positives in first scrimmage

Depth of talent a big plus for FIU Golden Panthers
Miami Herald

Coker contemplates moves to shore up offensive line
San Antonio Express News

Old Dominion embraces defensive changes
Hampton Roads Daily Press

New-look ODU uses Europe trip to find identity
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

August 14, 2012

2012 CFN Conference USA Preview
College Football News

USM quarterback injured
Hattiesburg American

Johnson ready for the challenge of leading Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Former safety switching to linebacker
-
MU Notebook- Herd's defense building chemistry

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd duo proving to be quite a catch
-
Notes- Herd switches TV association

Marshall football- Influx of transfers moves Daniel to line
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

University of Memphis football team hit by rash of early injuries
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UH to hold first scrimmage; Rice awaits waiver request
Houston Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's Brynn Harvey tries to remain optimistic despite setbacks
-
UCF receiver J.J. Worton eager to be strong leader after offseason suspension
-
Big East hires firm to lead TV contract negotiations

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane wide receiver Ryan Grant progressing well, position series, part 3
-
Tulane defensive end Brock Sanders is medically disqualified because of a foot injury
-
Tulane reserve quarterback Leon Blouin IV leaves program
-
Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson not so happy with Monday's morning fall camp practice

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa basketball schedule released, featuring familiar foes
-
Practice Report- Tulsa

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football- Defensive line should be strength for Miners
-
UTEP football notes- Miners conduct scrimmage today

Move to FBS already paying off for ODU in recruiting
Norfolk Virginian pilot

Old Dominion embraces defensive changes
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Freshman Shawn Lester ineligible for Charlotte 49ers
-
Field House at Charlotte 49ers stadium

SMU WR Darius Johnson sits out practice with sore wrist, but RB Zach Line ‘looks 100 percent’
Dallas Morning News

Tight competition at tight end for FIU football
Miami Herald

August 13, 2012

From the College Football News
-
Preview 2012 - Houston Cougars
-
Preview 2012 - Marshall Thundering Herd
-
Preview 2012 - UTEP Miners

Mailbag- A very longshot Heisman QB hopeful to watch; C-USA race and Hogs
CBS Sports

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Herd players interact on Fan Day
-
UAB hopes new season produces more wins
-
MU Notebook- Holliday solidifies stance on social networking sites

Answers to pressing Marshall questions
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall football- Herd has plethora of speed in backfield
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Tulsa World
-
TU working toward elusive road win vs. Big 12 opponent
-
Tulsa will succeed because of Blankenship

Tulane Green Wave backfield in good hands with Orleans Darkwa leading the way
New Orleans Times Picayune

Highly rated freshman leaves UH football program
Houston Chronicle

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notes- Coach Mike Price tests team in afternoon practice
-
UTEP football- Thomas is secondary's primary player

Big opportunities arise for Tigers in Big East
Daily Helmsman

Hilton’s absence gives Panthers wide receivers chance to shine
Miami Herald

Nichols- Texas transfer Garrett Gilbert living up to big billing so far with SMU
Dallas Morning News (sub req'd)

August 12, 2012

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM has plenty to be decided, work left to do
-
USM coaches hoping receivers catch on to consistency
-
Still no favorite to win Eagle QB job

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Herd putting more emphasis on offensive line
-
Marshall football- Holliday sees progression as pads come on

Cato clicks as offense rules in Herd scrimmage
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Early Herd scrimmage a puzzle to appraise
-
Brown, Curry off and running
-
Cato brings energy
-
With no experience at punter, freshmen struggling for Herd

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB head coach Garrick McGee sees some good things in first scrimmage
-
UAB football team had a draining week both physically and mentally

CFB Conference USA East Division Preview- Odds, Predictions
Pregame.com

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notebook- Injuries trim available tight ends
-
UTEP football's new starting linebackers have plenty of experience
-
Helping hands- UTEP football wideouts compete for rotation spot
-
UTEP football notebook- Defense dominates scrimmage

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane Green Wave quarterback Ryan Griffin will have a lighter load this season
-
Tulane football practice has moved indoors because of bad weather

From the Tulsa World
-
TU football practice report
-
TU defense gets extra session after slow start in scrimmage

Memphis sophomore DB Bobby McCain becoming vocal leader
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Defense dominates offense in FIU scrimmage
Miami Herald

Football- First UNT scrimmage sheds light on key players
Denton Record Chronicle

Safety Nic Johnston returns to form in UTSA camp
San Antonio Express News

Running backs shine in La. Tech practice
Shreveport Times

August 11, 2012

CFT predicts- Conference USA
NBCSports.com

From the Birmingham News
-
First full-scale scrimmage of UAB fall camp is tonight
-
UAB's Darrin Reaves is ready to run

From the Hattiesburg American
-
All eyes on Southern Miss' DBs, QBs
-
USM football team gets addition
-
Three football signees don't make camp for USM

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Marshall backfield has speed to spare
-
Players charged up for full pads
-
UK-Marshall game to be seen on ESPN2
-
Thundering Herd goes full speed
-
Debuts by Herd's NFL contingent excite old teammates

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane basketball coach Ed Conroy hires St. Aug coach Cliff Barthe to complete his staff
-
Tulane football's indoor Friday morning workout is best of the week, Coach Curtis Johnson said

Helping hands- UTEP football wideouts compete for rotation spot
El Paso Times

TU football practice report
Tulsa World

Tigers coach Justin Fuente steaming over 'immature' Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

49ers football house nearly home
Charlotte Observer

From the San Antonio Express News
-
UTSA loses sacks leader
-
Kurfehs, defensive line impressive during UTSA scrimmage

FIU scrimmage will highlight new offense
Miami Herald

Football- Youngsters get chance with UNT scrimmage
Denton Record Chronicle

Louisiana Tech's Chad Boyd remains a force
Shreveport Times

August 10, 2012

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
MU adds Penn State's Thomas
-
For Cincotta, football is a snap
-
MU football notebook- Young guns finding roles in Thundering Herd camp

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Herd putting more emphasis on offensive line
-
Marshall football- Penn State transfer Thomas makes debut at practice for MU
-
Marshall football- Holliday sees progression as pads come on

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd's Holmes grasping linebacker role
-
Penn State transfer lands at Marshall

From the Birmingham News
-
Notes from UAB's football practice on Thursday
-
JUCO transfer Cortez Webb takes a leadership role at UAB

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Golden Eagle QB race down to 3
-
USM baseball hosting instructional camp

From the Tulsa World
-
TU practice report- Defense still ahead of offense
-
TU basketball to pick up the pace this season

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane Green Wave defensive ends working to make the grade
-
Tulane wraps Thursday morning practice with better receiver execution
-
Tulane athletic department loses key employees

From the El Paso Times
-
In the trenches- UTEP football offense counting on close-knit linemen
-
UTEP football notes- Safety stronger, just can't hit yet

Farewell to Robertson Stadium- Give us your top moments
Houston Chronicle

QB Eric Mathews joins Memphis football program
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Justin McCray, transfer Phil Smith battle for UCF starting right tackle job
Orlando Sentinel

From the San Antonio Express News
-
UTSA Insider- Roadrunners hoping numbers add up
-
UTSA Beat- Johnson's Wilshire commits to Roadrunners
-
Pflugerville Connally linebacker commits to UTSA

From the Denton Record Chronicle
-
Football- Mean Green showing more bulk this season
-
Interesting tidbit on a future C-USA opponent

Golden Panthers coach Mario Cristobal praises work of quarterback Jake Medlock
Miami Herald

August 9, 2012

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB QB Austin Brown continues to make progress
-
UAB Football Notes from Wednesday

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Herd's Kane is man of the house now
-
Grant Traylor- Split-squad practices become an Urban legend for Herd
-
Offensively En-Gage-d
-
Pieces fall into place for Herd on defense

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
BC transfers fitting right in with Herd
-
Marshall notebook- Herd running backs flip sessions

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM football loses 2 players at same position
-
Eagles lose pair in the secondary
-
USM's Ross finally ready to contribute

Wednesday evening notes (Position changes)
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Melrose's Markel Crawford commits to the University of Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
-
TU's Jennings nabs two interceptions in scrimmage
-
TU football practice report

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane Green Wave punter Jonathan Ginsburgh getting into an early good rhythm
-
Tulane football defensive end Michael Pierce academically ineligible
-
Tulane Head Coach Curtis Johnson on loss of defensive end Michael Pierce Jr
-
Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson on quarterback Devin Powell leading the freshman class
-
Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson putting to good use his Saints lessons
-
Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson talks about freshmen players stepping up, playing a role

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's Jordan Ozerities battling for chance to start at cornerback
-
UCF's Chris Martin happy about move from tackle to tight end
-
UCF freshman receiver Breshad Perriman turning heads

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notebook- New deep snapper knows his craft
-
UTEP football Camp Socorro- Backup QBs prepare in case Lamaison gets hurt

UH needs inexperienced receivers to catch on to offense quickly
Houston Chronicle

La. Tech sets season ticket sales record for football
Shreveport Times

Football- Mean Green showing more bulk this season
Denton Record-Chronicle

August 8, 2012

Changes made to Charlotte 49ers football schedules
Charlotte Observer

UAB football notes from Tuesday
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Thundering Herd back to work
-
Former MU player's tale should inspire newcomers

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Frosh hope to fill void left by Herd's Curry
-
Herd notebook- Newcomers in the backfield give Marshall speed to burn
-
Marshall opens C-USA basketball schedule Jan. 9 at home against Tulsa

MU football- Backup QB is making progress
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles lose Thomas for season
-
Time running out for one USM QB

Golden Eagles go full speed in pads
Biloxi Sun Herald

UH to use old offense with mostly new faces
Houston Chronicle

No drama at QB for Memphis as Jacob Karam firmly entrenched
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Chosen C-USA Women's Soccer
conferenceusa.com

Tulane football will rely on standout freshmen this season
New Orleans Times Picayune

Coker, UTSA need others to get in line
San Antonio Express News

SMU’s June Jones pleased with new QB Garrett Gilbert’s performance
Dallas Morning News

TU football practice report
Tulsa World

From the Denton Record-Chronicle
-
Football- McCarney telling his players 2011 unacceptable
-
Texas transfer Terrell to miss season

FIU cornerbacks Sam Miller, Richard Leonard have more confidence this season
Miami Herald

August 7, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Athletics Association files appeal in Ereck Plancher wrongful-death case
-
UCF fighting losing cause appealing Plancher verdict
-
Plancher attorneys cite NCAA investigation in response to UCFAA appeal
-
Gray has big goals in face of UCF football adversity

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB football notes from Monday morning's practice
-
Relaxing wasn't part of UAB linebacker Jesse Parrish's summer

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Sign of the times for Dobson, MU
 
Billboard of amazing catch against ECU draws attention
-
Herd notes- Leggett ready, willing and eligible

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Thundering Herd back to work
-
Former MU player's tale should inspire newcomers
-
MU Notebook- Newcomers, defections highlight first day of practice
-
Few dozen Herd faithful eager to get early look at the players

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Top recruit Leggett, newcomers debut at first day of practice
-
Marshall football- Herd opens camp calm, confident

University of Memphis football coach Justin Fuente excited to finally hit field
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Eagles look sharper in practice
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Monday practice report (Alford, Richard, Johnson)
-
Pearl High's Osborne commits to Southern Miss

USM's learning curve decreases
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Tulsa World
-
Manning's TU prepares for exhibition debut
-
The departed
-
Practice Report- Tulsa

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson recaps first day of fall football practice- video
-
Tulane starting quarterback Ryan Griffin likes how first practice of fall football camp went- video
-
Tulane cornerback Ryan Travis talks about the first day of Tulane fall football in a talented secondary- video
-
Tulane freshman quarterback Devin Powell turns heads on first day of fall camp

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notes- Early-morning practice pleases Price
-
'This is the best time-' UTEP football coach Mike Price exudes confidence; season kicks off Sept. 1

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Former Hawaii QB could help SMU's Garrett Gilbert learn new offense
-
SMU's all-new offensive line beginning to take shape, starters should be named this week

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
ODU quarterback Heinicke pays tribute to his dad
-
Simmons joins ODU football team after leaving Vandy

From the Shreveport Times
-
La.Tech enjoys physical football practice
-
Former La. Tech star Chelsea Hayes revels in Olympic experience

From the Denton Record Chronicle
-
UNT Notebook- Defense already suffering major losses
-
Football- Tough talk

It will be fun and games for the 49ers in Bahamas
Charlotte Observer

August 6, 2012

Which team does Southern Miss have to beat to win C-USA?
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
UCF has starters back, but bowl ban
-
A night he'll never forget
-
Herd arrives in Huntington

Predicting the Herd's season as camp begins
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UAB head coach Garrick McGee liked his team's toughness in first day in pads
Birmingham News

University of Memphis football opens preseason camp with an influx of leaders
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF senior Ray Shipman says linebackers driven to improve
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Owls wide receiver Mario Hull to miss season
-
Video- Sights and sounds from UH Fan Appreciation Day

Practice Report- Tulsa
Tulsa World

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
First-year Tulane football Coach Curtis Johnson elicits 100 players fall football camp report day; 18 walk-on's show
-
Tulane cornerback Darion Monroe talks about his expectations for fall camp
-
Tulane wide receiver Wilson Van Hooser on advice for the freshmen players
-
Tulane cornerback Jordan Batiste talks about how he prepared for this season

From the Shreveport Times
-
Louisiana Tech completes offensive installation in third practice
-
La. Tech looking for consistency in early practices

Football- Second season
Denton Record Chronicle

Macon has impressed UTSA coaches
San Antonio Express News

Norfolk football teams take the field, but are they ready?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

August 5, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF faces uphill battle in NCAA appeal process
-
A closer look at UCF's NCAA sanctions, appeals process
-
UCF's Chris Martin happy about move from tackle to tight end

UAB waiting to see if former Pelham LB Derek Slaughter can play this season
Birmingham News

A new beginning for Herd freshmen
Huntington Herald Dispatch

New athletic center pays tribute to Marshall plane crash victims
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Eagle QBs competitive, supportive
Hattiesburg American

Golden Eagles aiming for C-USA repeat
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers football players plan to cap victories with song
-
Adonis Thomas shines in adidas Nations scrimmage

From the Tulsa World
-
TU coaches confident in Cody Green
-
TU sees defense as key to C-USA crown
-
TU practice report- Linebacker competition
-
Highly recruited kicker stays loyal to Hurricane

SMU receiver Darius Johnson has lofty goals for senior season
Dallas Morning News

The Tulane Green Wave football program faces five questions in 2012
New Orleans Times Picayune

Rice believes football pieces in place for good year
Houston Chronicle

August 4, 2012

QB changes aplenty in Conference USA
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Conference USA goes into new season with new coaches, QBs after
Washington Post

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles get down to business
-
USM VIDEO- Campbell talks about day 1

UCF senior forward Keith Clanton weighing transfer options
Orlando Sentinel

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB able hit the ground running this week because of work in the offseason
-
UAB football practice notes for Friday

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
MU announces camp schedule
-
Herrion gets Herd's attention

Tulane baseball program lands local righty, Corey Merrill of Lutcher High School
New Orleans Times Picayune

Roadrunners start camp with off-field questions
San Antonio Express-News

August 3, 2012

Appeal of bowl ban (and other ills) should cost O'Leary, Hitt UCF jobs
CBS Sports

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB Football Practice Notes for Thursday
-
Playing with a fast tempo is key for the UAB offense
-
Mike Davis takes interim head coaching job at Texas Southernn

Eagles report to fall camp in shape
Hattiesburg American

Herd mixes business with football
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall basketball- Kane keeps late father close to his heart
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

QB Bortles is developing into UCF's unquestioned leader | Video
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
-
John Klein- Practicing football in this summer's heat is just crazy
-
TU's defensive end depth is a plus
-
Health concern leads to end of career for TU's Kodi Maduka

Tulane football Coach Curtis Johnson said the Green Wave will have to find a solution after losing its projected starting center
New Orleans Times Picayune

University of Memphis to play VCU in Battle 4 Atlantis championship-round opener
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the San Antonio Express-News
-
2 UTSA football players arrested on armed robbery charges
-
Update- Two UTSA players released from team in wake of arrests

Tech’s receiver corps has new weapons
Shreveport Times

August 2, 2012

From the Birmingham News
-
UA Trustees approve contracts for three UAB coaches and AD Brian Mackin
-
A closer look at UAB head football coach Garrick McGee's contract
-
A closer look at UAB men's basketball coach Jerod Haase's contract
-
A closer look at UAB AD Brian Mackin's contract

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM enters crucial fall camp
-
Southern Miss Sports- USM’s path to East Division title just got much easier
-
Vandals deface Roberts Stadium

Vandals deface USM's Roberts Stadium
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Donnie Jones hopes seniors stick with UCF despite NCAA ban
-
Former quarterback Jeff Godfrey is happy to be back at UCF in new role
-
Five storylines to watch during UCF preseason camp

From the Tulsa World
-
TU opens practice as it counts down to Iowa State opener
-
TU practice report- Opportunities abound in September

UTEP men's basketball will face some tough teams
El Paso Times

Martin makes his case
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

NCAAF Handicapping- Five first-year head coaches in C-USA
Sports Memo (blog)

Summertime Charlotte 49ers news, notes
Charlotte Observer

ODU ranked eighth in preseason football poll
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Coker encouraged by improving depth at quarterback
San Antonio Express-News

After reviving SMU from death penalty, former coach has advice for Penn State
Dallas Morning News

August 1, 2012

Central Florida cited for recruiting violations, lack of institutional control
National Collegiate Athletic Association

From CBS Sports
-
NCAA punishes UCF football over recruiting infractions
-
Central Florida hit with one-year postseason ban in both sports
-
How many schools use third-party recruiters? "99.9 percent of us," says one coach
-
Blow to bowls
-
So. 'Bama may be in?

NCAA comes down on UCF
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF faces one-year postseason ban in football, men's hoops
-
NCAA release- UCF cited for recruiting violations, lack of institutional control
-
UCF President John Hitt says future is bright despite tough NCAA sanctions
-
Former UCF receivers coach David Kelly 'devastated' by NCAA sanctions
-
Read the complete NCAA report- UCF cited for recruiting violations, lack of institutional control (PDF)
Listen to the NCAA teleconference reviewing UCF's sanctions

From ucfathletics.com
-
Letter to UCF Fans From AD Todd Stansbury
 
We have decided to appeal the committee’s decision to impose the postseason ban for the 2012 football season. We don’t believe the “aggravating factors” cited from NCAA bylaws justify that sanction.
-
UCF Responds to NCAA Report
-
Q&A with Junior Wide Receiver Jeff Godfrey

UCF to appeal bowl ban
 
UCF's announcement of their intent to appeal certain elements of the NCAA's findings means the Knights can still play for a Conference USA championship and bowl game in 2012.
ucfsports.com (rivals.com)

Central Florida’s postseason ban leaves C-USA East division wide-open
Houston Chronicle

Golden Eagles ready to defend title
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB football practice notes
-
UAB looks for different receiving options at tight end after losing Nolen Smith to a knee injury
-
UAB moves Tuesday's football practice to Legion Field because of the rain
-
UAB seeks approval of contracts for three head coaches and AD Brian Mackin
-
No surprises for UAB on reporting day

TU exploring possible indoor practice facility
Tulsa World

The thought of being closer to his 3-year-old daughter in Baltimore almost drove Antonio Barton to transfer
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the San Antonio Express-News
-
Coker encouraged by improving depth at quarterback
-
UTSA Roadrunners at a glance

Men's basketball- UNT adds former Denison standout
Denton Record-Chronicle