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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

September 30, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Game Center- ECU 28, UTEP 18
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Inside Game Day- Miners no match after storm
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Game Slants- Offense flashes progress
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Game Day Photo Gallery
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Audio- Coach Ruff Post-game

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Power Past UTEP, 28-18
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Cooper Shines On A Rainy Night For The Pirates
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Volleyball Plays Host to UCF in Conference Match

ECU moves to 2-0 in C-USA, top UTEP 28-18
WITN

Delay doesn’t stop ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina storms back for win after delay
Fayetteville Observer

Pirates throw dirt on the Miners
Washington Daily News

Carden leads ECU past UTEP 28-18
Raleigh News & Observer

UTEP Drops Conference USA Opener at East Carolina, 28-18
UTEP Athletics

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP loses to East Carolina- Offensive struggles hurt team in C-USA opener
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UTEP football notebook- Nathan Jeffery returns to form, but 134 yards not enough
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Photos- UTEP at East Carolina

Pirates Weather Storm
247 Sports

ECU beats UTEP 28-18
rivals.com

September 29, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Greg's Game Day Breakdown
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Game Day Radar Loop & Scientific Forecast
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Spied from the Crow's Nest
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This Week in College Football History

DeCock- Requiem for a Pirates fan
Raleigh News & Observer

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Turn In Strong Performances At Charlotte Cross Country
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Pirates Drop 3-2 Heartbreaker to Southern Miss
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ECU Drops Friday Night Match To Memphis, 2-0

ECU looks to get in the zone
Washington Daily News

Pirates return home to face UTEP
Kinston Free Press

ECU hoping to bounce back against UTEP
Winston Salem Journal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Game Day- C-USA showdown
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McCrory- Med school has role in reform

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football- Miners not road worriers
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UTEP football notes- Miners adjust for long flight to North Carolina

Abria Trice transferring to East Carolina
WECT

September 28, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Kevin's Keys to the Game
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Spied from the Crow's Nest
Audio- WTIB- TOT (Phyllis Ross)

Vacek - UTEP Preview
BoneyardBanter.com

Pirates face classic ‘trap game’ against UTEP
Wilmington Star-News

From ecupirates.com
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Soccer Travels To Memphis and UAB
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ECU Hosts UTEP
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Pirates Set To Dive Into New Season With Purple-Gold Meet

Lowery a real lifesaver
Greenville Daily Reflector

Notebook- ECU looks to solve first-quarter woes
Kinston Free Press

UTEP football- East Carolina quarterback fights through setbacks to become starter
El Paso Times

Miners open C-USA against Pirates
The Prospector

Ashley's Commitment is Solid
SuperPrep.com

UTEP @ ECU- The Edge
247 Sports

September 27, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates have fresh challenge
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

D line shows signs of growth
Greenville Daily Reflector

From ecupirates.com
Wednesday Post Practice Interviews
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Cross Country Travels To Charlotte Invitational This Weekend
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Baseball's 2012 Recruiting Class Ranked No. 33 Nationally
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Baseball Announces Purple-Gold World Series Schedule
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Women's Basketball to Hold Third Annual Coaches Clinic
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Skaug Set To Play In Women's World Amateur Team Championships
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Pirate Volleyball Hosts Southern Miss on Family Weekend

From the East Carolinian
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Digging up dirt on the Miners
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Big win leads to high expectations
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Men’s golf takes ninth at VCU

Pirates preparing for UTEP
WNCT

Game 5- Miners Open League Play at East Carolina
UTEP Athletics

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football notebook- Redshirt freshman faints during conditioning
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UTEP football- 'Quiet giant,' senior tackle leads offensive line

All or nothing for QB Lamaison
The Prospector

September 26, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Cross country's gauge- The minute shave
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Finish Seventh At VCU Shootout
ecupirates.com

Simple math for ECU- 7 points better than 3 in red zone
Raleigh News & Observer

From the East Carolinian
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Former coach and ECU hall of famer dies
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Tar Heels swarm Pirates
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Offense fails to find stability
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Volleyball losing streak extends to twelve

ECU backs yet to make impact
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

UTEP Miners open league football play at East Carolina
Boxscore

September 25, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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3rd quarter lapses put Pirates on the ropes
Audio- Coach Ruff Monday Presser
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Conference USA at a Glance
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

BRIAN BAILEY SHOW: ECU outside linebackers coach Duane Price
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
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McNeill's Weekly Press Conference
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Cordero Named C-USA Defensive Player-of-the-Week
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ECU Men's Golf Tied For Ninth At VCU Shootout

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates in search of TDs
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Execution curse for ECU, not Kenan

ECU dismisses Arrington
Washington Daily News

From WNCT
Pirates preparing for UTEP
ECU senior football player dismissed from team
ECU Hall of Famer on hand for Dick's Sporting Goods opening

Bigger, Falls, ECU eager to move beyond UNC-CH disappoint and pursue another C-USA title
Gaston Gazette

UTEP @ ECU- Setting The Stage
247 Sports

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football notes- Backup QB Meger's streak comes to end
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UTEP football- Coach Mike Price gives loss to Wisconsin a positive spin
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UTEP football notes- Playmaking DB Spencer may be lost for season

September 24, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Past time to lighten the load
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Receiver Dayon Arrington Dismissed From ECU Football Program
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ECU Soccer Completes C-USA Opening Weekend Sweep, 1-0
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Pirates Fall in Straight Sets at Tulsa
Football Post Practice Interview (9/23)
Saturday's Football highlights

From the Wilmington Star-News
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PIRATES REPLAY- Looking beyond another UNC-CH disappointment
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ECU WR Arrington dismissed after drug arrest
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Bernard’s presence more important to UNC-CH than his numbers on the stat sheet

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Summers- No Kenan curse for ECU (Sub Req'd)
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ECU dismisses Arrington

From WITN
Pirates go 1-2 on Road Swing
ECU Football Player Arrested

ECU senior football player dismissed from team
WNCT

Miners getting ready for C-USA games
El Paso Inc

UTEP football- Miners see positive signs despite 1-3 record
El Paso Times

UNC-CH's defense just kept cashing in vs. ECU
Durham Herald Sun

Tar Heels get Bernard back, beat ECU 27-6
The Daily Tar Heel

September 23, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Game Center- North Carolina 27, ECU 6
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Inside Game Day- No justice for Pirates
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Game Slants- Not much 'Air' in ECU’s 'Raid'
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Game Day Photo Gallery
Audio- Coach Ruff Post-game
Audio- Jeremy Grove & Shane Carden Post-game
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Drop 27-6 Contest at North Carolina
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Pirate Volleyball Travels to Tulsa for Sunday Matinée
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Cross Country Wins ECU Pirate Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU feels UNC-CH's pressure
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Pirates struggle to finish drives
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Tar Heels topple Pirates, 27-6
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Former Pirates return for grand opening

Punchless Pirates fall to Heels
Washington Daily News

Heels sack ECU
Kinston Free Press

Heels defeat Pirates 27-6
WITN

From the Fayetteville Observer
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One big play turns momentum for UNC-Chapel Hill
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North Carolina beats East Carolina 27-6

From the Charlotte Observer
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McNeill sees progress for Pirates despite loss
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'Complete game' helps UNC-Chapel Hill bounce back from defeats

No fiery speeches needed for Tar Heels to ‘finish off’ ECU
Wilmington Star-News

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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TAR HEELS TOPPLE PIRATES
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100 percent Gio Bernard makes all the difference for Heels

Return to lineup eases Bernard's pain
Winston Salem Journal

Sack-happy Tar Heels enjoy defensive resurgence
Raleigh News & Observer

Tar Heels show their stuff vs. Pirates
Burlington Times News

September 22, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Greg's Game Day Breakdown
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Game Day Weather Notes and Radar Loop
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This Week in College Football History
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
Audio- WTIB TOT (Pirate Club)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Tops UTEP In Conference USA Opener, 1-0
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Pirates Suffer 3-0 Loss at SMU
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ECU Begins Dismissal Process For Softball Coaches

ECU Softball Coaches Fired
WNCT

ECU names dental school dean
Charlotte Observer

Pirates to face off with Tar Heels
Washington Daily News

ECU visits Tar Heels today
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ECU-UNC: Little brother, big opportunity
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ECU schedules impacted by Notre Dame, ACC policy decision

From the Greenville Daily Reflector  (Sub Req'd)
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Game Day- Chapel Hill challenge
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ECU fires softball coaches
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ECU school of dentistry dean named
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Former Pirates return for grand opening

UNC's Fedora, ECU's McNeill quite familiar with each other
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

Fayetteville's Patrick and Reggie Pinkney part of Heel-topping ECU teams
Fayetteville Observer

ECU needs wins for UNC rivalry to take hold
Wilmington Star-News

Handling emotions could be key in ECU/UNC confrontation
Shelby Star

ECU @ UNC- Final Pre-Game Analysis
247 sports

From InsideECUSports.com (Scout.com)
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Furr's Return to Chapel Hill
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ECU Readies for in-state rival North Carolina

UNC Football- Can UNC step it up against ECU?
Keeping It Heel (blog)

Countdown to Kickoff- East Carolina
Inside Carolina (Scout.com)

September 21, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Football Recruiting Thumbnails Added
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
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Audio- WTIB TOT (Mick Mixon)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Travels To In-State Rival UNC-Chapel Hill
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ECU Hosts UTEP Friday Night In C-USA Opener

UTEP soccer- Miners begin conference at E. Carolina
El Paso Times

Notebook- Tignor a ‘defensive weapon’ for Pirates
Kinston Free Press

Thursday 11pm Sportscast
WITN

ECU’s Furr looking forward to UNC-CH homecoming
Wilmington Star-News

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates to invade Kenan Stadium
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Opinion- The state of ECU athletics
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Lexi Miller- a player to watch

Plenty at stake in ECU-UNCCH rivalry
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Sports broadcaster, former Ragsdale and ECU basketball star Jim Modlin dies
Greensboro News-Record

It's a rivalry built for two
The Daily Tar Heel

Tar Heels Ready For ECU
Chapelboro.com

UNC-CH still searching for identity
ESPN

Execution & Intensity
InsideCarolina.com

Tar Heel Football- Previewing East Carolina
Keeping It Heel (blog)

What To Watch For- ACC Football, Week Four
Rant Sports

September 20, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Brunson lives up to Lake City tradition
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Stakes have changed for ECU-UNCCH series
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Hoops Recruiting Thumbnail- SG Greg Alexander
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
Audio- WTIB TOT (Apartment Phone Calls)

From ecupirates.com
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Cross Country Hosts ECU Pirate Invitational
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Volleyball Travels to Southern Methodist for a Friday Match-Up

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate D gets an A
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Alexander commits to ECU
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Obama energizes crowd

Schramm- In-state rivalries come into perspective for Pirates
Fayetteville Observer

East Carolina Prepares for UNC-Chapel Hill
WNCT

Preview- East Carolina Pirates at North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Tar Heels
CBS Sports

Road to Saturday- East Carolina looks for memorable win
YAHOO! Sports

Wednesday Sportscast
WITN

ECU @ UNCCH - The Edge
247 Sports

How to Beat a Cheat
ECUfan.com

New faces will lead against East Carolina
The Daily Tar Heel

Pass-Happy Pirates Invade Kenan
scout.com

UNC-CH Football- Matching Up Against ECU's Defense
Keeping It Heel (blog)

Fedora- “We Have A Good, Sound Philosophy In All Three Phases”
Chapelboro.com

September 19, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Fifteen Questions for Coach Ruff
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
Audio- WTIB TOT (Phone Call About Murder Cases)

Cap'n Slappy & Chumbucket
talklikeapirate.com

Receiver after first win vs. Heels
Greenville Daily Reflector

Brian Bailey Show - Guest Brian Mitchell
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Takes Fourth At Dale McNamara Invitational
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East Carolina Ticket Allotment For UNC-CH Game Exhausted

Pirates fans gobbling up tickets for Saturday’s game at UNC-CH
Wilmington Star-News

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates Bounce Back in the Burg
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Men’s tennis in command at 2012 ECU Fall Shootout
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Late game goal propels Pirates over UNCW

East Carolina vs. North Carolina (Chapel Hill)- TV Schedule, Live Stream, Game
Bleacher Report

UNCCH- New trio joins long list of Tar Heel injured
Durham Herald-Sun

Morris has banner day, but no UNC-CH proclamation
Raleigh News & Observer

Chris Johnson's Struggles Continue
FanIQ (blog)

September 18, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Underdog ECU moves on to Chapel Hill
Audio- Coach Ruff Monday Presser
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Conference USA at a Glance
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
Audio- WTIB TOT (Barry Dixon)

From ecupirates.com
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McNeill's Weekly Press Conference
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ECU's Tignor, Overton Earn C-USA Player-of-the-Week Honors

Pirates to face the rival Tar Heels
Washington Daily News

ECU's lumberjack mentality
Greenville Daily Reflector

Monday Sportscast
WITN

WWAY Monday Night Sports
 
On Monday we heard from Jonathan Cooper about having to play East Carolina this weekend on the gridiron.
WWAY

Eagles flutter late, fall to Pirates
The Student Printz

September 17, 2012

Spotted from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Gratz Nets Game-Winner In 87th Minute To Lift ECU, 2-1
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ECU Finishes Seventh At Tar Heel Intercollegiate

FB Point After - East Carolina-Southern Miss
conferenceusa.com

Summers- QB depth could be key
Greenville Daily Reflector

PIRATES REPLAY- ECU gets defensive at Southern Miss
Wilmington Star-News

From 247 Sports
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ECU vs. USM- Studs and Duds
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Pirates Take Conference USA Opener
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Offense Has Room For Improvement (sub req'd)

From rivals.com
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ECU tops Southern Miss
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Evolution of Big Bang Offense Continues

September 16, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Inside Game Day- Carden makes like a master
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Game Day Photo Gallery
Coach Ruff Post-game Audio
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Beats Southern Miss In C-USA Opener, 24-14
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East Carolina Drops Five Set Battle to Coastal Carolina
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ECU In Seventh After Two Rounds At Tar Heel Intercollegiate

Pirates fly by Golden Eagles
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Big play Pirates prevail
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Pirate D leaves imprint on win
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ECU Notes- Artistry in Wood

East Carolina downs Southern Mississippi 24-14
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU takes advantage of Southern Miss mistakes
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

5th Quarter Call-In show
pirateradio1250.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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McNeill proud of ECU's performance vs. USM
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Tough pill to swallow for Golden Eagles
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Southern Miss starts fast, fizzles quickly
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USM defense rises to the occasion
USM postgame interviews
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'FTTT' campaign results in near sellout

East Carolina spoils home debut of USM's Alford
Biloxi Sun Herald

September 15, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Greg's Game Day Breakdown
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Game Day Weather Notes and Radar Loop
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This Week in College Football History
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
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WTIB Audio- TOT (Repo Express)

From ecupirates.com
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Cross Country Takes Third At Adidas Invitational
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East Carolina's Rally Falls Short in 3-1 Loss to UMBC
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ECU Men's Golf Begins Quest For Return Trip to NCAA Finals

Pirates begin C-USA play today at USM
Washington Daily News

ECU opens league play today
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Gameday- C-USA play today (sub req'd)
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Former Pirate inducted into Hall

ECU, Southern Miss look for first victory
Winston Salem Journal

Southern Miss vs. East Carolina
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Golden Eagles look for bounce back
Hattiesburg American

Eagles open C-USA play
Biloxi Sun Herald

September 14, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Kevin's Keys to the Game
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
WTIB Audio- TOT (John Tedesco)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Take On Southern Miss In C-USA Opener
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Pirates Take Marshall to Four Sets in Hard-Fought Loss
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ECU Men's Tennis Set To Host Fall Shootout

Thursday 6pm Sportscast
WITN

Notebook- QB decision came quickly for ECU
Kinston Free Press

USM provides shuttle service for ECU game
Hattiesburg American

Lampley 'all about the team'
Biloxi Sun Herald

September 13, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Many similarities between Pirates, USM
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
WTIB Audio- TOT (Susanne Sartelle)

ECU Preps for USM
WITN

Volleyball Set to Host 2012 Pirate Invitational
ecupirates.com

Just like old times
  Shane Carden hasn't started a football game since 2009
Washington Daily News

Stanley standing tall
Greenville Daily Reflector

DT Mike Myers to the Pirates
ESPN (blog)

Golden Eagles Prepare for Home Opener
southernmiss.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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There's history between USM, ECU
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Lampley 'all about the team'
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USM NOTEBOOK- Smith moves into starting role on D-line
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West- Eagle D 'will be a lot better'

As true freshman, Alford ready to lead Southern Miss offense in his first college start
Biloxi Sun Herald

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Vs. East Carolina Pirates
Sports Chat Place

East Carolina to provide early conference test for Southern Miss
The Student Printz (USM)

From the East Carolinian
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Gamecocks dominate Pirates
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OPINION- the mess at quarterback
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University receives preliminary enrollment numbers

ECU @ Southern Miss- The Edge
247 sports

ECU readies for USM
rivals.com

Bonus big-play breakdown Marty Simpson
GamecockCentral.com

September 12, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Berry's roots still extend to Greenville
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
Audio- Coach Ruff Game Week Presser
WTIB Audio- TOT (Steve Logan)

Carden ready for chance
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU quarterback situation isn't a controversy … at least, not yet
Wilmington Star-News

Great Rivalry Between Similar Programs
scout.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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ECU, Eagles face similar situations in C-USA opener
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Acosta remains perfect in place-kicking

Dontrill Hyman Committed to East Carolina, Will Make Final
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

September 11, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates aim to bounce back with Carden
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C-USA Standouts, Standings and Schedule
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
WTIB Audio- TOT (Phone Calls)

Brian Bailey Show
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
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McNeill's Weekly Press Conference
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East Carolina-North Carolina Kickoff Time Announced
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East Carolina Turns in Excellent Performance at Davidson Invitational
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ECU Reveals 2012-13 Men's Basketball Schedule

Carden to start versus Southern Miss
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Trip to UNC-Chapel Hill highlights ECU slate
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Carden gets the nod

ECU to start Carden at QB against Southern Miss
Winston Salem Journal

Notes- East Carolina changing QB
Charlotte Observer

UNCCH-ECU 3-30 kickoff highlights Sept. 22 ACC football schedule
Wilmington Star-News

Eagles take aim on Pirates
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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ECU quarterback to make first career start Saturday at USM
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Alford takes the helm

September 10, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Outgunned Pirates turn page to USM
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest

ECU Falls To South Carolina, 3-0
ecupirates.com

Scheduling can lead to blowouts
Greenville Daily Reflector

PIRATES REPLAY- Greenville, we have a quarterback controversy
Wilmington Star-News

A glance at USM's Conference USA opener at home
 
After bye week, Southern Miss greets ECU in home opener
Hattiesburg American

September 9, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Inside Game Day- Pirates get their kicks
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Game Slants- Back to square one at QB
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Game Day Photo Gallery
Coach Ruff Post-game Audio
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Falls At No. 9 South Carolina, 48-10
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Pirates Fall to Elon in Four Sets, Suffer Sweep at Duke

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Gamecocks rout Pirates
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ECU QB situation up in air
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ECU notes- Prof aids ECU veteran

ECU out of its league against South Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

East Carolina vs South Carolina
WITN

South Carolina Crushes ECU, 48-10
WNCT

South Carolina Cruises Past East Carolina - ESPN Video
espn.go.com

Turnovers doom Pirates
Kinston Free Press

Pirates get blown out of the water
Wilmington Star-News (AP)

East Carolina falls hard at South Carolina
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

5 turnovers doom East Carolina against SCarolina
Associated Press

It’s official- Gamecocks have a backup QB
Columbia (SC) News

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Backup quarterback Dylan Thompson boosts USC
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South Carolina's best upgrade was solid showing against East Carolina
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South Carolina’s Marcus Lattimore continues to feel good about knee

A rare quiet day for Marcus Lattimore
Spartanburg Herald Journal

September 8, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Greg's Game Day Breakdown
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Game Day Weather Notes and Radar Loop
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
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WTIB Audio- TOT (Bojangles' Ayden)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Travel To No. 9 South Carolina
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Cross Country Sweeps Seahawk Invitational
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East Carolina Drops First Match of Duke Classic, 3-0, to Northeastern

ECU visits No. 9 Gamecocks today
Kinston Free Press

ECU to take on No. 9 South Carolina
Washington Daily News

Preview- ECU at No. 9 South Carolina
Raleigh News & Observer

WATCH ON WITN- ECU Against No. 9 South Carolina Saturday
WITN

Game Day- Gamecocks redux
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Skip Bertman, Terry Holland understand challenges Ray Tanner faces in coach-to-athletic director transition
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Football Hosts East Carolina In Home Opener On Saturday
gamecocksonline.com

USC's defense focused on ECU's speed
Greenville (SC) News

East Carolina Pirates at South Carolina Gamecocks- Three Keys
Garnet and Black Attack

Breaking down USC-ECU
Anderson Independent

Spurrier worried about Gamecocks' passing attack
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

USC's 5 keys to victory vs. ECU
Sumter Item

September 7, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Kevin's Keys to the Game
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
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WTIB Audio- TOT (Max Joyner)

From ecupirates.com
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A Message To The Pirate Nation
 
ECU AD Terry Holland Offers Commitment For Fan Safety, Explains TV Kickoff Times
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Pirates Tame Panthers On The Pitch, 2-1

VACEK: Preview of the South Carolina Gamecocks
BoneyardBanter.com

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates prepare for Gamecocks
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Women’s and Men’s tennis to begin play
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Volleyball travels to Milwaukee

Notebook- ECU’s Ray comes full circle
Kinston Free Press

Jones’ journey continues
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU looks to add to 'giant killer' tradition
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina’s up-tempo offense will test South Carolina’s open-field tackling progress
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

USC practice report- Gamecocks expect test from Pirates offense
Spartanburg Herald Journal

East Carolina at South Carolina
College Football News

College Football Preview – East Carolina at (9) South Carolina
gather.com

East Carolina Pirates at South Carolina Gamecocks- Checking in on
Garnet and Black Attack

South Carolina Football- 5 Keys to the Game vs. East Carolina
Bleacher Report

Practice report- Defense ready for challenge
scout.com

Cocoa's Chevelle Buie cleans up his act in Minnesota
floridatoday.com

September 6, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Shaw's status unsure
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
WTIB Audio- TOT (Collard Festival)

Keys to the Game- East Carolina at No. 9 South Carolina
cbssports.com

Soccer Hosts High Point Thursday Night At 7 PM
ecupirates.com

Return has Ray's confidence brimming
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU nose tackle to miss South Carolina game
Kinston Free Press

Former New Hanover baseball star to enter ECU Hall of Fame
Wilmington Star-News

South Carolina- The Edge
247 Sports

From the Greenville News
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Mauldin grad busts into Pirates lineup
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Spurrier still unsure if Shaw will face East Carolina

East Carolina Pirates at South Carolina Gamecocks- Checking in on
Garnet and Black Attack

From the Anderson Independent
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QB Shaw back at practice for No. 9 USC
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USC will hold its breath on Shaw's health all season

USC quarterback Connor Shaw returns to practice, status for Saturday vs. ECU still unclear
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

What's new at Williams-Brice for 2012
GoGamecocks.com

September 5, 2012

SPOTTED FROM THE CROW'S NEST
Bonesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Spurrier wary of ECU
VIDEO- ECU football home opener, Sept. 1

NFL Notebook- Dolphins release Garrard, ex-ECU star
Winston-Salem Journal

Despite ECU Efforts, Hundreds Treated For Heat Illness At 1st Football Game
WITN

All three QBs expected to play against ECU
WDAM-TV

From the Greenville News
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Spurrier still unsure if Shaw will face East Carolina
USC faces dilemma at quarterback

From the Anderson Independent
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Spurrier feeling better about tough win
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USC trying to build QB Thompson's confidence

Quarterback Connor Shaw’s running presents inherent risk for South Carolina
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Resting Shaw would benefit Gamecocks (+survey)
Columbia (SC) State

South Carolina Gamecocks Football: Our history with the ECU Pirates, a look at Ruff, and how the Pirates fared against App State
Garnet and Black Attack

Spurrier focused on South Carolina victory
Charlotte Observer (AP)

September 4, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates charge ahead into road gauntlet
WBVL Audio- Coach Ruff Game Week Presser
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Conference USA at a Glance

From ecupirates.com
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Grove Earns C-USA Player-Of-The-Week Award
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McNeill's Weekly Press Conference
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Soccer Falls To Charlotte At Home, 1-0
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Chris Heston Named Eastern League Pitcher-of-the-Year
-
Berkowitz Newest Addition to ECU Cross Country/Track & Field Staff

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates prep for Gamecocks
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Ryan: This is a defining moment
 
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan energized the crowd by noting ECU was playing the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday. “Go Pirates,” Ryan cheered.
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Ryan energizes crowd

Spread the Wealth
WITN

Pirates turn eyes to South Carolina
Washington Daily News

Parker: App State vs. ECU game was a melting iceberg and a new 12th man
Kinston Free Press

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates win season opener
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Paul Ryan brings Victory Rally to ECU

South Brunswick's Stanley steps in, steps up when Pirates needed him
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)

Jay Ross headed back to Bills
WECT

September 3, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Connors' conditioning regimen matters
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
Coach McNeill's Post-Practice Interview
-
Soccer Match Against Charlotte Rescheduled For Monday

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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SMU’s Brown, ECU’s Lebo share ties
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Summers- All three sides clicked opener
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City gears up to welcome Ryan

South Carolina QB Connor Shaw’s status is “wait and see” for East Carolina game after shoulder bruise
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

South Carolina Gamecocks Football- Our history with the ECU
Garnet And Black Attack

South Carolina QB sidelined
Winston-Salem Journal

Gamecock quarterback Connor Shaw's status uncertain
Anderson Independent

USC quarterback Shaw still dealing with shoulder pain
Spartanburg Herald Journal

USC waits out Shaw's injured arm
Greenville (SC) News

Mistakes costly to App State
Watauga Democrat

ECU wrap-up
Winston Salem Journal

September 2, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates go three for three
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Rio has room to grow
-
Game Day Photo Gallery
Coach Ruff Post-game Video
Coach Ruff Post-game Audio
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Johnson, Grove Lead Pirates Past Mountaineers, 35-13
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Rio Johnson Solid In Season Opener Against Appalachian State
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Pirates Drop a Pair at Milwaukee Invitational

ECU's hot start is product of conditioning
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Big plays power Pirates
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Johnson delivers in first start
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Special teams spark Pirates
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Heat issues mark ECU game

East Carolina puts cramp in Appalachian State's opener
Winston Salem Journal

Johnson, Pirates win opener
Kinston Free Press

Pirates top Mountaineers
Washington Daily News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Johnson accounts for 3 TDs in first start as ECU rolls past Appalachian State
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East Carolina tops Appalachian State 35-13

Pirates Top Mountaineers in Season Opener
ASU Athletics

Pirates convert ASU mistakes into victory
Watauga Democrat

ECU Fans Get Heated
WCTI

ECU Opens Football Season With Big Win
WNCT

East Carolina tops Appalachian State 35-13
WRAL

5th Qtr Call in Show Replay
Pirateradio1250.com

Pirates Kick Off Season With Win
247sports

PI Postgame
rivals.com

September 1, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Greg's Game Day Breakdown
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Spotted from the Crow's Nest
WTIB Audio- TOT (Krispy Kreme)

From ecupirates.com
-
A Message To The Pirate Nation
-
Pirates Cruise Past Wildcats On Pitch, 3-0
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ECU Announces Suspension Of Softball Head Coach, Assistant Coach

From the Kinston Free Press
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App State visits Pirates today
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ECU suspends softball coaches

ECU, ASU both hoping for revivals of sort
Winston Salem Journal

Pirates set to kick off season
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Ranking ECU’s football coaches
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ECU suspends Kee, Kozlowski
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Game Day- Showdown with ASU (sub req'd)
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App State, ECU- Rivalry and respect (sub req'd)
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Ryan to visit ECU

Pumped for Pirates Football
WCTI

E.E. Smith alum Daniel Drake shapes up for ECU
Fayetteville Observer

2-Minute Drill - This weekend in college football
Wilmington Star-News

Around the state
Raleigh News & Observer

John Wiley Interview
Pirate Radio 1250

September 30, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Duke ends skid against Wake Forest
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Duke's adventure just beginning
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Hurricanes top sloppy Wolfpack
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Mountaineers pound Chanticleers

WVU football- WVU bombs Baylor, 70-63
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Offensive spectacle like you've never seen
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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No. 6 South Carolina steps up in second half to beat Kentucky
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Clemson rolls past Boston College behind record performances by Hopkins, Boyd

Legaux, Cincy stun Hokies with late touchdown heave
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Victory just out of reach for Virginia Tech
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State searching for answers after 44-37 loss to Miami
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Jim Valvano would have loved joining N.C. State Hall of Fame
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Duke ends streak with 34-27 win over Wake Forest
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UNC sets record in 66-0 win over Idaho
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UNC-Chapel Hill players needed academic help, records show
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Heels win big, but learn little

Strelow- Rain can't stop parade of UNC-CH touchdowns
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton’s drive to compete began early
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Fowler- Miracle at Ga. Dome unlikely
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Bobcats coach, staff push '24-7' to remake team
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Newton seeks better homecoming results
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U.S. stays on top at Ryder Cup

Coaches not to blame, Redskins secondary says
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

September 29, 2012

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Today's region college football matchups
-
Batten- Wolfpack entering crucial stretch

Five questions to ponder before kickoff
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wake Forest provides Duke a blueprint in how to build a bowl contender
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Unpredictable matchups on tap in ACC football this weekend
-
Around the State
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Concussion deaths have changed N.C. high school football
-
NHL, NHLPA resume meetings

Appalachian wary of Coastal Carolina
Winston Salem Journal

Hurricanes, Wolfpack look to extend winning streaks
Greensboro News Record

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Can Clemson avoid hangover effect at Boston College?
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South Carolina cornerback Akeem Auguste excited about return from injuries

From the Roanoke Times
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Pitt serves as an early warning for the Hokies
-
Gameday- Virginia Tech vs. Cincinnati at FedEx Field

Ground game factors to determine Virginia Tech's fate at FedEx
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

Stewart probable, Davis and Beason questionable vs. Falcons
Charlotte Observer

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Washington awaits WR Garcon's return
-
Redskins LT Trent Williams questionable for Sunday

LSU struggles in easing past Towson
Shreveport Times

September 28, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack’s trip to Miami a game, but no longer a homecoming
-
N.C. State down two offensive linemen for Miami
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Former UNC-CH standout Greenberg returns to MLB after 7 years
-
NHL cancels rest of preseason schedule
-
Fans cheer refs, and Ravens beat Browns 23-16

Grobe- Deacons have much to prove
Winston Salem Journal

Stakes are high as Blue Devils, Deacons renew rivalry
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Picked on by Eli Manning, Josh Norman bounces back
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Simpson on his first Ryder Cup- It’s just golf
-
Panthers not moving Kuechly to the middle

Hardin- UNC-CHapel Hill taking a step back for academics
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Officer- ‘I was wrongfully terminated’ after issuing Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney a ticket
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Gamecocks’ new special teams coach already making impact

Mountaineers host Coastal Carolina Saturday
Watauga Democrat

Chipper’s final stand
Columbia (SC) State

September 27, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Thorp- UNC-CH's standards for athletes will rise
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For Pack’s Payton, it’s his time to shine
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North Carolina’s defense still a work in progress
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Tudor- Idaho hopes to find a few fans on long road trip
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DeCock- College coaches, players flipping lid over new helmet rule

Haynes family has been good for Deacons
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton gets past loss, reaction against Giants
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Tentative deal could have NFL refs back Thursday
-
NASCAR taking Trucks back to Rockingham

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Is Clemson’s up-tempo offense playing too fast?
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Another quarterback trying to recover in time to face South Carolina

September 26, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Williams’ tumor on right kidney not cancerous
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Despite official chaos, NFL is a habit America just can't kick
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Encore for Chipper as Braves return to playoffs
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NHL, union to resume talks Friday in New York
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ACC receiving record about to change hands
-
NCAA rule costs Duke, Virginia soccer teams

From the Greensboro News Record
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'It's not easy to officiate games'
-
Duke basketball teams hooked up with iPads

Improved Duke defense faces test at Wake
Durham Herald-Sun

Fedora Keeping Tight Lid On Things
ACCSports.com

Preview- No. 6 South Carolina Gamecocks at Kentucky Wildcats
CBS Sports

Spurrier- No. 6 Gamecocks better than Kentucky
SI.com

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina players remember 2010 loss at Kentucky
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Recruiting shortfalls of past haunting Clemson on defense

From the Birmingham News
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Ed O'Bannon lawsuit dives into mysteries of NCAA's publicity form for athletes
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BCS conference commissioners target sites for 1st playoff final

Batten- UNC-CH, N.C. State land commitments from offensive players out of Georgia
Fayetteville Observer

N.C. coonhound wins national hunt here
Shreveport Times

Panthers at Falcons- Another shaky defensive opening?
Charlotte Observer

September 25, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Football graduation gap remains a chasm
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Well-conditioned Tar Heels excelling in second halves
-
Duke defense, led by line, improves
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Pack running back Creecy expected to return
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Next! The teams facing UNC, N.C. State, Duke, Wake Forest and ECU

Tar Heels focusing on themselves, not Idaho
Durham Herald Sun

ACC Football- Renner more comfortable in offense
Salisbury Post

Mismatch Extraordinaire
Inside Carolina

North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner adapts to new offense
Fayetteville Observer

College Football- Week 5 Conference Power Rankings
Bleacher Report

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' defense ‘ain’t clicking right now’
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Criticism of celebration brings change
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Celebrate only when team's competitive
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Cam's Superman- Doesn't bother me
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Coach- Smith should have kept it private
-
Seahawks stun Packers on final play 14-12
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Monday Night Football a fiasco; replacement refs must go

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Game with Falcons first in stretch of tough opponents
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ASU football- Chattanooga down, Coastal Carolina next

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw looks to continue completions streak at Kentucky
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On the beat- Florida State reveals blueprint to slow Clemson, but can it be copied-

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia coach London goes with status quo at QB
-
Hokies wary of Bearcats' athleticism

Former Rampant steps up for Giants
Greenville Daily Reflector

September 24, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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In ACC thus far, it's Seminoles and everybody else
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Carolinas Clipboards
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Panthers’ offensive line didn’t ‘protect house’
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Sorensen- Panthers try to avoid ‘Here we go again’
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Falcons throttle Chargers 27-3 to remain undefeated
-
Snedeker seals twin win, $11.44M in Atlanta

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-Chapel Hill football player charged in fight
-
Duke Now- Rewind - Duke vs. Memphis

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Spurrier not talking despite South Carolina rising to No. 6 in polls
-
Clemson looks to make strides on defense after loss to Florida State

Swinney says No. 17 Clemson must look ahead
Columbia (SC) State

Hokies' win answers few longterm questions
Roanoke Times

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Defensive lapses doom Redskins
-
NASCAR- Hamlin takes New Hampshire for 5th win

Justin Tucker's 27-yard-field goal gives Ravens 31-30 win over Patriots
Baltimore Sun

September 23, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Depleted Wolfpack breeze past The Citadel 52-14
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Wake Forest second-half burst beats Army 49-37
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Appalachian State extends win streak over Mocs

ASU belts Chattanooga 34-17
Watauga Democrat

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Florida State storms past Clemson in second half
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Citadel “very disappointed” with showing in 52-14 loss to N.C. State
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Behind defense and special teams, South Carolina dominates Missouri 31-10

Defense will win a lot of games for USC
Columbia (SC) State

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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TCU strikes quickly, thwarts U.Va. offense to claim win
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Thomas, Hokies power past Bowling Green

Nothing easy for WVU vs. Terps
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Wake Forest outlasts Army 49-37
Winston Salem Journal

Win cures Hokies' hangover
Roanoke Times

Mistakes costly as Virginia falls to TCU
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Redskins' home opener has makings for a shootout
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

September 22, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Lawyer- Tutor called Davis for advice as NCAA focus shifted to academics
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UNC caps rough week with stirring rally for Holden Thorp
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UNC-CH sends Tami Hansbrough records to NCAA
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N.C. State rewards Gottfried with raise, new incentive bonuses
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N.C. State, Duke face ‘must-win’ games

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Two new problems confront UNC-Chapel Hill athletic director
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Attorney releases phone records for ex-UNC coach Butch Davis

Smith berates sulking Newton
Charlotte Observer

Wolfpack wary of Bulldogs
Columbia (SC) State

From the Roanoke Times
-
September letdown is nothing new for Hokies
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Frogs will be ready for Cavaliers

Mountaineers eye showdown with Mocs
Watauga Democrat

September 21, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers take a Giant step back in prime time
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Panthers' defense fails to battle back
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Giants see what ex-N.C. State RB Brown can do
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Rookie CB Josh Norman was a target
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Ron Green Jr.- Night of opportunity is a flop

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC showdown could lead to even bigger moments
-
Leak admits contacting Pack's Amerson, but not about finding an agent
-
Injuries create opportunities, lineup switches at Duke

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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On the beat- Clemson-Florida State outcome could be determined in seconds
-
Disappointing offensive line play vs. UAB leaves coach Shawn Elliott frustrated

N.C. State to report disassociated former player's contact with David Amerson
Fayetteville Observer

UNCCH BASKETBALL- Roy Williams released from hospital
Durham Herald-Sun

ASU hopes to put loss in the distance
Watauga Democrat

Wang, a left guard, is a no-go for Va. Tech on Saturday
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Morris- Gamecock ‘Rabbits’ have defense hopping
Columbia (SC) State

September 20, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Roy Williams undergoes surgery to remove kidney tumor
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Giants' Nicks doesn't make trip to Charlotte
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N.C. State’s only option against The Citadel- Tackle the player, not the ball
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Campanaro emerges as Wake Forest’s top threat
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NHL cancels preseason games through Sept. 30

ACC conference roundup, standings, player and game of the week
College Football News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers’ Brandon LaFell gets message, gets better
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Prime-time Panthers- Sometimes yes, sometimes no
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My Panthers-Giants pick and some pregame notes

Tigers and Seminoles rising. Can top 10 meetings be the new normal for Clemson and Florida State- The programs - and the conference - hope so
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Mountaineers hope to respond well after loss
Winston Salem Journal

'Boom. We got beat.'
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

September 19, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hurricanes' Skinner and Faulk get set for the AHL, Charlotte
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Duke punter Will Monday getting better and better
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UNC-CH dental foundation report shows Tami Hansbrough's travel to see son play
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UNC-CH faculty to Holden Thorp- Please stay
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Lance Thomas settles lawsuit, which could complicate NCAA's ability to get answers

Ex-Devil Lance Thomas settes lawsuit; both sides mum
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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N.C. State wary of The Citadel’s option offense
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Ross Kenseth- Fastest man on Clemson’s campus following father’s footsteps in auto racing
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South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says quarterback Connor Shaw will start vs. Missouri

MORRIS- Starting injured Shaw against UAB not a good call
Columbia (SC) State

Search committee set for Spiders' AD post
Richmond Times Dispatch

Virginia Tech's offense is running in neutral
Roanoke Times

Batten- Handful of state's top football recruits still uncommitted
Fayetteville Observer

EA Sports and Collegiate Licensing Co. used real NCAA players in video games, e-mails suggest
Birmingham News

September 18, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Thorp latest to fall at UNC-Chapel Hill
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Like many university leaders, UNC-Chapel Hill's Thorp struggled with athletics scandals
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Chancellor Thorp flew with since-ousted UNC-CH fundraisers
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UNC-Chapel Hill athletic officials stunned by Thorp's decision
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A sad but old story undermines Thorp
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Thorp- My resignation right for UNC-Chapel Hill
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NCAA frees Purvis to play for Wolfpack
-
A dozen locked-out Canes skate on their own
-
In midst of lockout, NHL sends out contingency plans

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Editorial- Clean it - UNC athletics probe must be transparent
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UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Holden Thorp to step down in June
-
Op-ed- Thorp - This plan puts UNC-CH back on track
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Tar Heels have been inconsistent in first three football games

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Tar Heels confused by tale of two halves
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Thorp stepping down
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Life goes on for UNC-CH students

Tar Heels seeking identity
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers’ next test coming fast- Thursday, vs. Giants
-
Running backs worth every penny
-
Notes- Rotating role doesn't suit Munnerlyn

Falcons-Broncos compromised by unacceptable officiating
Greenville (SC) News

Redskins' defense takes a couple of major hits
Hampton Roads Daily Press

UVa has its hands full with TCU
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Virginia Tech football has plenty of work to do
Roanoke Times

UNCW baseball- CAA champs try to rebuild chemistry, fill lineup with new players
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Hit costs South Carolina free safety D.J. Swearinger a spot in Saturday’s game vs. Missouri
-
On the beat- Clemson embraces decided underdog status; Florida State to bring press coverage
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With goals suddenly in sight, Citadel Bulldogs vow to remain focused

September 17, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers right ship, claim bounty- A win vs. Saints
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Win offers peek at what's ahead
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LaFell's emergence continues
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Keselowski overtakes Johnson to win Chase opener
-
Clipboards- Carolinas football updates

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Temper gets best of Redskins in loss
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Redskins notes- Carriker, Orakpo sidelined early

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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In midst of lockout, NHL sends out contingency plans, brings battle online
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For lockout veterans, not déjà vu but disbelief

WVU football- FedEx turnout gives Mountaineers, JMU surprise revenue
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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No. 10 Clemson faces front-and-center challenge in trip to No. 4 Florida State
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Steve Spurrier says quarterback Connor Shaw should be ready for Missouri despite re-injuring shoulder
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Clemson and South Carolina both in AP top 10; Clemson heads into first top-10 showdown in 12 years

Irish inclusion added bonus for ACC tournament
Greensboro News-Record

September 16, 2012

From the Louisville Courier Journal
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WKU football defeats Kentucky 32-31 in overtime shocker
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Louisville football hangs on to defeat Tar Heels 39-34
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Louisville football plays good, bad, then wins ugly against Tar Heels

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH comeback too little, too late against Louisville
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Glennon, N.C. State roll over South Alabama 31-7
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Wolfpack gets a win, counts its blessings
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Barber, a top 10 basketball recruit, picks Wolfpack
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Duke overwhelms N.C. Central 54-17
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Holliday, mom share special moment at Wallace Wade
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No. 21 Stanford upsets No. 2 USC, 21-14
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Lockout - NHL hits deadline, puts start of season in doubt

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Wolfpack finds offensive rhythm in 31-7 win over South Alabama
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UNC-CH's rally falls short in 39-34 loss to No. 19 Louisville

LSU and TCU close to finalizing game in Cowboys Stadium in '13
Shreveport Times

From the Monroe (LA) News Star
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OT magic comes up short for ULM
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ULM's Berry not into moral victories

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Seminoles dismantle Deacons
-
Bulldogs run roughshod over Mountaineers

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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No. 23 Citadel dominates No. 7 Appalachian State, 52-28
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No. 11 Clemson, headed for ACC showdown in Tallahassee, is good enough to dream big

From the Roanoke Times
-
Pitt pounds the Hokies 35-17
-
Hokies' D loses much more than a game

Another air show and defense to boot for WVU
Charleston Gazette

Georgia Tech throttles Virginia
Charlottesville Daily Progress

After big swap, Skins, Rams look to bright futures
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers LB Beason, Davis- ‘We’re back’
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Sorensen- Saints a really-ought-to win game

September 15, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes pack up gear ahead of possible NHL lockout
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Mixing and matching opponents key to building a football winner
-
Tudor- Besieged Big East gets three shots at ACC
-
UNC-CH's Gio Bernard still out with injury

Gamecocks focus on improving against UAB, wait on Missouri
Anderson Independent

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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Twenty-five years after his debut at Duke, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier aims for his 200th win tonight
-
INSIDE THE CLEMSON-FURMAN GAME
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Citadel gets another shot at big upset against No. 7 Appalachian State

From the Charlotte Onserver
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UNC board questions Thorp about fundraisers
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UNC foundation shields report that mentions Hansbrough travel
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Smith, Stewart listed as questionable

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Wake Forest, as usual heavy underdog against FSU
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Mountaineers to face confident Bulldogs
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ASU’s Walker cleared to resume play

Mountaineers take on The Citadel
Watauga Democrat

FSU needs to take care of business for ACC to be taken seriously
Wilmington Star-News

From the Roanoke Times
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Pitt still dangerous despite slow start
-
Cavaliers travel to Georgia Tech

Redskins' O-line pushes for further improvement Sunday
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

September 14, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Comparison of Newton, Griffin begins
-
UNC-Chapel Hill takes a beating on integrity scoreboard
-
Appeals court focuses on McAdoo's 'right' to play football
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UNC-CH's recovering defense faces QB force in Bridgewater
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N.C. State's linebackers growing with each snap
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NHL negotiations- 'Right now, it's not looking great'

Big beatings equal big money
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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USC’s spark plug- Linebacker Shaq Wilson provides enthusiastic leadership on defense
-
On the Beat- Kevin Steele’s words echo as No. 11 Clemson prepares for Furman
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Clemson releases details from coach Dabo Swinney’s new contract

Quietly, Holmes emerging for Hokies
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Winston Salem Journal
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College football's top coach does it different
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Campanaro's sights are on century mark
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Adding Irish to ACC mix will take a while take root
-
Mountaineers' offensive line much improved this season

CAA needs Charleston hospitality for future
Wilmington Star-News

Panthers DE Johnson- Close doesn’t matter
Charlotte Observer

September 13, 2012

Morris on fan flight- It's TV's fault games are played at crazy times
Columbia (SC) State

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Notre Dame agrees to join ACC's ranks
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Notre Dame football, ACC give a little to get each other
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Tudor- Notre Dame, ACC build a football bridge
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5 questions about ACC, Notre Dame partnership
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Adding Notre Dame likely will preserve UNCCH-N.C. State tradition
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ACC and its fans win with Notre Dame deal
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NC has many colleges on US News' annual ranking
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Tami Hansbrough resigns at UNC; more details about trips emerge
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Saunders- Kupec-Hansbrough relationship is our business if money was misused
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Holliday set to return to Duke this weekend
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Ron Francis among new Canes investors
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NHL moves a bit closer to lockout status

ACC likes Notre Dame green, as in money
Winston Salem Journal

The Irish impact- Deal all about the gridiron
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Notre Dame joins ACC in all sports except football
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the San Antonio Express News
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Notre Dame only settled for ACC to avoid Big 12 parity
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Move hurts Big 12′s expansion hopes

Here’s what they’re saying about Notre Dame joining the ACC
Wilmington Star-News

Kidd Brewer Stadium celebrates 50th anniversary game
Watauga Democrat

Panthers still boiling from Saints' disrespect
Charlotte Observer

September 12, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-Chapel Hill's Kupec worked to establish job eventually given to Tami Hansbrough
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Analyzing N.C. State, UNC-CH, Duke basketball schedule
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Roy Williams uses jewelry to impress recruit Julius Randle
-
N.C. State pitcher who struck out Babe Ruth dies
-
Silence lingers; NHL lockout deadline looms
-
Canes sign Jeremy Welsh

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Clemson’s new secret weapon- Nutrition science
-
South Carolina trying to work out kinks in early games, with meat of Southeastern Conference schedule ahead

Mature Earnhardt might have best shot at Cup title
Charlotte Observer

September 11, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Top UNC-Chapel Hill fundraiser resigns amid questions
-
North Carolina-Chapel Hill different without RB Bernard
-
Tar Heel QB Bryn Renner says hard hit did not affect play against Wake Forest
-
NCAA faces time pressure if they want to investigate Lance Thomas, Duke
-
Canes’ Skinner back in town, hoping to play
-
Why hockey can't get a labor deal done
-
Nov. 9 tipoff for Triangle men’s basketball teams

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
-
Tougher tests on horizon for Cavaliers
 
For their next three games, the Cavaliers (2-0) will take on Georgia Tech (1-1), TCU (1-0) and Louisiana Tech (1-0).
-
Virginia baseball team, stadium getting facelift

Jackson named SoCon's Offensive Player of the Week
Watauga Democrat

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers’ listless offense a cause for concern
-
Former USC quarterback Mitchell dies at 48

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Allen Mitchell, quarterback during USC’s 1984 ‘Black Magic’ season, dies
-
Mitchell's death shocks former teammates
-
On the brink of his 200th victory, a look back at Spurrier's first game

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier debating how to handle kickoffs with new rules
-
Clemson notes- Florida State-Clemson gametime announced, Morris responds to Spurrier
-
Citadel coach focused on bringing Bulldogs down to earth after big win, national ranking
-
WWE Hall of Famer Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler suffers heart attack during Raw

Fisher, Seminoles prepare to meet Deacons
Winston Salem Journal

A day after record playoff, Shin easily wins at Kingsmill
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Virginia Tech notebook- Pittsburgh's football woes continue under new coach
Roanoke Times

September 10, 2012

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
-
Gordon wins battle for final Chase wild card spot
-
First impression- Redskins' Griffin impresses

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers suffer meltdown in opener, fall 16-10 to Bucs
-
Green Jr.- Newton’s 2nd year begins with thud
-
UNC-Chapel Hill grads- No-show courses not the norm
-
Carolinas College Football Clipboards

Moving past loss is next challenge for Tar Heels
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Grobe knows how to protect home
-
Loss provides Duke with blueprint
-
Giglio- Loss to Louisiana-Monroe puts Arkansas in freefall

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw likely to rest until Wednesday
-
Clemson run defense remains suspect

Strong showing Saturday has Thompson's confidence up
Greenville (SC) News

Power Poll- Berry nice
CBS SPorts

September 9, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacons rally past Tar Heels 28-27
-
Mountaineers knock off Grizzles 35-27

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Price, Deacons show Fedora his Tar Heels still have work to do
-
Questions, worries cloud Tar Heels’ performance
-
N.C. State holds on for 10-7 victory at Connecticut
-
Duke starts slowly, suffers a Stanford stampede
-
Appalachian State reverses history, beats Montana
-
NCAA, Duke aware of lawsuit brought against former player Thomas

Deacons provide still-building Tar Heels with a reality check
Wilmington Star-News

Louisiana Monroe shocks Arkansas in overtime
 
ULM Coach Todd Berry was ECU OC under Steve Logan
USA Today

Virginia scores wild win over Penn State
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Clemson offense rolls past Ball State
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Hokies keep short week from becoming long slog
Roanoke Times

Richardson- From Unitas to Newton
Charlotte Observer

Bowyer captures Federated Auto Parts 400 at RIR
Richmond Times Dispatch

SEC plans for TV deals renegotiated by end of year
CBS Sports

September 8, 2012

Today's ACC and East Carolina matchups
Fayetteville Observer

Two Minute Drill - Breakdowns of weekend ACC and ECU games
Wilmington Star-News

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacs, Tar Heels both 1-0, but …
-
Previous ASU, Montana games have been close

Appalachian State hosts Montana in FCS showdown
W
atauga Democrat

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH, Wake Forest gear up for early-season clash
-
Tudor- Heels now fill spoiler role in ACC
-
Preview- UNC-CH at Wake Forest
-
Preview- N.C. State at Connecticut
-
Preview- Duke at Stanford
-
Spurrier- Older Ball Coach lot like Duke's Ol’ Ball Coach
-
Hall of Famer Sampson towered over Triangle basketball teams
-
Terry Holland relives Samspon's Triangle matchups
-
NHL chiefs, players' representatives talk
-
The Knightdale man who beat Chuck Norris

Memory of JMU keeps Virginia Tech from overlooking Austin Peay
Roanoke Times

Clemson vs. Ball State- Inside the game
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
-
2012 Panthers season preview
-
Newton’s 2nd (-year) law
-
Panthers 'D' seeks improvement
-
Chudzinski more than a 'grinder'

September 7, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Road hazards ahead for N.C.'s teams
-
Wake safety Marshall grew up rooting against UNC-CH
-
Panthers' Nakamura now out front

Analysis- UNC-CH’s speedy tempo will challenge Wake’s defense
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH receivers Highsmith, Boyd take charge
-
Contract a step toward security for Canes' Pat Dwyer

Tommy Bowden offers Spurrier advice
Greenville (SC) News

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Jones gets off on right foot for Mountaineers
-
Suspended Mountaineers to play on Saturday

Price, Lott reinstated for game with Montana
W
atauga Democrat

Virginia Tech wide receiver D.J. Coles out for year
Roanoke Times

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
-
Redskins get to see Saints' explosive offense up close
-
Shin takes Kingsmill by storm with first-round 62

UVa legend Sampson set to go into Naismith Hall of Fame
Charlottesville Daily Progress

September 6, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack has another opportunity to bounce back from loss
-
Canes' Ward and Staal welcome former foes
-
UNC-CH defense put on clinic against Elon
-
Duke’s freshman kicker starts off on right foot

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Tar Heels prepare for a sterner test after opening cakewalk
-
Montana to visit Appalachian State

From the Watauga Democrat
-
ASU loses Middleton for season
-
Sports Network puts ASU at 11

Elation abounds as LPGA returns to Kingsmill
Richmond Times Dispatch

Clemson hits jackpot with Nevada’s pistol offense
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Cam Newton ready to show off the final product
Charlotte Observer

Giant step forward- Cowboys sack defending champs to open 2012 in style
Dallas Morning News

Payne, USC Upstate finding less willing foes to play
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Another Fuller stars for Virginia Tech football
Roanoke Times

September 5, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes know NHL season is on thin ice
-
DeCock- NHL lockout timeline coming into focus
-
Fedora dreaming big -- big crowds, that is
-
Grobe- Tar Heels got Wake Forest's attention
-
Déjà vu works in Duke's favor with win, momentum
-
Virginia Tech's OT win gives Hokies leg up on Coastal Division opponent

Washington's offense is built up to support Robert Griffin III
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers special teams- New, but are they improved?
-
Bobcats consider McGrady

From the Greensboro News and Record
-
It's Cam Newton, by acclamation, in Charlotte
-
John Isner to play for United States in Davis Cup semifinals

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
NC State legend Tommy Burleson remembers '72 Olympics terrifying hostage crisis
-
Matt Kenseth to join Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013

From the Roanoke Times
-
UVa coach Mike London avoided feeding frenzy for PSU transfers
-
Cody Journell responds to Hokies' support

Ed O'Bannon lawsuit seeks to change how current athletes are compensated
Birmingham News

ACC Insider – For better or for worse, it’s still only one game
Wilmington Star-News

September 4, 2012

Hokies start off on the right foot with OT win
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Field goal in overtime gives Hokies the win
-
Watch sports, get smarter- Big East has a smart mouth

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina’s defensive dictator- Lorenzo Ward’s brash style serves him well in coaching and in life
-
Clemson notes- Chad Morris not ready to label O-line “Seven Blocks of Granite”

From gamecocksonline.com
-
Lattimore Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week
-
Watch the Weekly Football Press Conferences Live

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH offense wants to go even faster
-
UNC-CH running back Gio Bernard- 'I feel good … I’m ready to go'
-
NCAA suspends Pack's Wilson four games
-
Next! A quick look at teams facing N.C. State, UNC, Duke, Wake Forest and ECU

Panthers taking timeout from DNC 'madness'
Charlotte Observer

Sports briefs- WSSU climbs, ASU falls in polls
Winston Salem Journal

September 3, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
The NCAA’s clean bill for UNC-Chapel Hill brings howls
-
UNC-Chapel Hill releases statement about NCAA involvement in AFAM scandal; no violations found
-
What we learned from Week One in college football
-
Duke Now- Duke's Cutcliffe on FIU, freshmen debuts and travel advice from Peyton Manning
-
O'Brien's mind-set- Bad performance, not a bad team

Virginia Tech faces colossal Coastal challenge tonight 
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Va. Tech | Another high-profile opener, different stakes
-
Notre Dame thrashes Navy 50-10 in Ireland

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Clipboards- Carolinas football updates
-
Panthers' Beason, Smith get back to work
-
Hamlin seizes control of Chase with win at Atlanta

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Joe Moglia brings CEO approach to Coastal Carolina football
-
Up-tempo Clemson seeking another gear

Sims impressive in quiet debut
Charlottesville Daily Progress

September 2, 2012

When USC wins, everybody wins
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Once again, South Carolina handles drama
-
Skill players shine in Clemson’s season-opening win over Auburn

2012 College Football Week 1 Review- South Carolina Gamecocks
Opposing Views

New coach helps Tar Heels forget NCAA troubles for a day
Greensboro News-Record

Batten- UNC-CH got just what it need in season-opening romp
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Instant gratification for Fedora, Tar Heels
-
Heels put the fun in Fedora debut
-
O'Brien's mind-set- Bad performance, not a bad team

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacs survive 'scary' game
-
Fedora's debut couldn't have gone better
-
Breitenstein paces Wofford's victory
-
Isner relishes another 'hometown' title

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Heat causes problems at NC football games
-
Davis' sack vs. Jets was full of relief, determination
-
Panthers add familiar names to practice roster
-
Panthers 53-man roster breakdown

Virginia defeats Richmond 43-19 in season opener
Richmond Times Dispatch

Rendleman looking forward to final season at UNCW
Wilmington Star-News

September 1, 2012

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
ECU’s McNeill thinks Fedora will be a big hit at UNC-Chapel Hill
-
Wolfpack, ACC still a step too slow against Tennessee, SEC

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Batten- Opportunity lost, but Wolfpack isn't done
-
UNC-CH- No violations in AFAM department

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Volunteers roll Wolfpack in opener, 35-21
-
DeCock- Wolfpack will have to reassess expectations
-
Fan falls from upper level of Georgia Dome
-
Renner and Bernard- UNC-CH’s dynamic duo ready to enter new territory
-
UNC-CH officials- No NCAA rules were broken related to African studies fraud
-
Drescher- It’s time to check passion for college sports
-
There’s early pressure for some coaches, players

Virginia, Richmond rivalry runs in the family
Roanoke Times

From the Anderson Independent
-
Clemson ready to prove worth on national stage
-Breaking down Clemson-Auburn

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
No looking back for Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd
-
Once again, South Carolina handles drama

From the Charlotte Observer
-
WR Edwards survives Panthers cuts
-
NFL notes- Saints cut Kasay

September 30, 2012

Saturday Football Roundup
conferenceusa.com

Conference USA recap, Sept. 29
Birmingham News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF offense, fan base fail to show up against Missouri
Video- UCF coach George O'Leary after the loss to Tigers
-
Highlights- UCF falls to Missouri at home
-
Pictures- UCF Knights vs. Missouri Tigers
-
UCF attracts star-studded list of recruits for Missouri game
-
UCF fan arrested after running on to field during game

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles come up short
-
AD hopes to continue series with Louisville
-
Golden nuggets

Cardinals rally past Golden Eagles
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Purdue too tough, 51-41
-
Herd comes close
-
Ben Fields- Holliday gets roughed up during loss
-
Chuck Landon- Chance to pull upset lessened by defense
-
Shuler breaks reception record
-
MU Game balls
-
Chuck Landon Grades the Herd
-
Herd basketball set to open practice

Interceptions doom Cato, Herd in 51-41 loss to Purdue
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall football- Herd falls to Purdue, 51-41
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Cougars take step in the right direction during first win
-
Sims helps UH hoist Bayou Bucket for second straight year
-
Owls' offense goes dormant for too long
-
Without starting QB, Rice sputters out of gate in loss to UH

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa defense makes big plays to beat UAB 49-42
-
Singleton leads Tulsa past Alabama-Birmingham
-
John Klein- Tulsa finishes strong after letting UAB loose
-
TU report card
-
Houston takes season's first win against Rice

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Drops, INTs doom Garrett Gilbert and SMU as TCU earns rain-soaked Iron Skillet win
-
SMU Mustangs take another huge hit in secondary as S Ryan Smith injured
-
Defense bails out TCU against SMU to avoid upset again
-
Another loss adds to June Jones’ ugly nonconference record at SMU

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football program in rocky waters after 63-10 loss to Louisiana-Monroe
-
Tulane kicker Cairo Santos ties school record for longest field goal

La. Tech remains undefeated, tops Virginia
Shreveport Times

Virginia falls at home to Louisiana Tech
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
-
U.Va. falls to Louisiana Tech
-
Early uprising sends ODU past UR 45-37

Forced to use ground game, Old Dominion beats Richmond
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Roadrunners march on to first WAC victory
San Antonio Express-News

FIU Golden Panthers defense can’t slow down Ragin’ Cajuns
Miami Herald

UNT- Grit and toughness
Denton Record-Chronicle

September 29, 2012

Talking C-USA Football
conferenceusa.com

Conference USA to tackle 3 more BCS teams
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd faces Big Ten foe
-
Herd needs another trend-setting win

Forced to use ground game, Old Dominion beats Richmond
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF coach, players say Ohio State loss helped prepare them for Missouri
-
UCF versus Missouri preview- Three keys to Knights' success

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Cougars, Owls hope Bayou Bucket series survives realignment
-
Guide to the Bayou Bucket between Rice and UH

Eagles’ confidence unshaken
Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss vs. No. 19 Louisville
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa hopes to extend road success at UAB
-
Key matchup- TU tailbacks vs. UAB defense
-
Three Storylines

From the Birmingham News
-
Six UAB men's hoops games set for TV
-
UAB opens C-USA play with Tulsa and they should win this one (One-Minute Madness video)
-
Conference USA links, Sept. 28

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football team hoping for first win against Louisiana-Monroe Saturday
-
Three keys to Tulane football team vs. Louisiana-Monroe

SMU-TCU- What you need to know
Dallas Morning News

49ers aim high in recruiting
Charlotte Observer

ODU visit brings big-game feel to UR
Richmond Times Dispatch

Conference USA helps ODU for 2014 football schedule
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

From the Roanoke Times
-
Louisiana Tech to target UVa's struggling ground game
-
Gameday- Louisiana Tech at Virginia

E.J. Hilliard steps in at quarterback for FIU Golden Panthers against Lafayette
Miami Herald

September 28, 2012

Old Dominion to play Conference USA football schedule in 2014
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Conference USA notebook- Tulsa has league's best nonconference win
Charleston (WV) Gazette

49ers hitting stride in football practice
Charlotte Observer

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
-
College football opens up to spread offense
-
UVa-Louisiana Tech game is the biggest of the season

From the Birmingham News
-
NCAA claims "misleading information" in Ed O'Bannon lawsuit was selectively released
-
Conference USA links, Sept. 27
-
From the other side- Tulsa
-
UAB's Garrick McGee will coach against an old friend on Saturday

From the Tulsa World
-
TU Notebook- East success
-
TU unveils new white helmets
-
TU Notebook- Not overlooking UAB

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Grant Traylor- Marshall's Butler, Purdue's Lucas to re-unite
-
Legg returns to Purdue

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Southern Miss coach seeks leadership from players
-
Marshall football- Herd faces big challenge up front

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Can Missouri QB James Franklin rebound, beat UCF Saturday?
-
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel praises UCF, talks about challenges of SEC

Rice, UH defenses have much to prove
Houston Chronicle

University of Memphis football team struggling, but light-hearted TV commercials a hit
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Historical rivalry an opportunity to turn tide for Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Hammond offers Eagles perspective
Hattiesburg American

Hairopoulos- Expect TCU to take the Iron Skillet away from SMU this season
Dallas Morning News

Football- UNT seeks offensive resurgence
Denton Record-Chronicle

UTSA coaches have ’100-percent faith’ in Burge
San Antonio Express-News

September 27, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Contrast of styles for MU, Purdue
-
Tough play by Jasperse gives lesson in history
-
MU hoops games get television exposure
-
Grant Traylor- Daniel ready for opportunity against Boilermakers

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Van does what it takes to help Herd
-
Marshall football- Purdue's short is a handful
-
Conference USA not a pretty sight to behold

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
'Specimen' Short keys Purdue defense
-
Herd's Van getting baptism by fire on defense

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB football notes for Wednesday
-
UAB offensive line keeps playing well despite injuries
-
Conference USA links, Sept. 26

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Rivalry renewed- USM-Louisville
-
USM's Favor practices in full
-
Johnson- Patience required during tough times

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Jamie Boyle transformed from forgotten to clutch punter for UCF
-
Missouri coach calls UCF very good football team, vows Tigers will improve

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice backup Jackson ready to be the man at QB
-
Rice practice report- Briggs forced to end football career
-
Behind Enemy Lines- Rice

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Gilbert brothers face each other in SMU-TCU game
-
Here's how you make SMU-TCU 'Iron Skillet' bigger

Smooth transition- Golden Hurricane offensive line exceeding expectations
Tulsa World

University of Memphis basketball announces 11-game national TV schedule
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Suspended Tulane linebacker Trent Mackey's attorney says he was wrongfully arrested Monday
-
Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa an answer for lethargic Green Wave offense?

FIU Golden Panthers’ defense gets high praise
Miami Herald

Notebook- UNT loses tight end for season
Denton Record Chronicle

La. Tech seeks rare 4-0 start at Virginia
Shreveport Times

WOODY- Fast and furious describes growth of ODU football program
Richmond Times Dispatch

For Heinicke, road game a glimpse of what could've been
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

September 26, 2012

From ConferenceUSA.com
-
C-USA Football Game Previews - Week Five
-
Sept. 25 Women's Soccer Notebook

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Conference USA power rankings for Week 5 of the college football season
-
Tulane's D.J. Ponder might make his first start at quarterback this season after injuries to other passers

Conference USA Football Power Rankings Week 5
Miner Rush (blog)

From the Birmingham News
UAB head coach Garrick McGee speaks after practice (video)
-
UAB football notes for Tuesday
-
UAB won't use a two-quarterback system during C-USA play

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Bayou Bucket report- UH preparing for injured Rice QB McHargue
-
UH notebook- Young Cougars get Bucket history lesson
-
Texas, Rice highlight 2013 Houston baseball schedule

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Doc puts focus on defense
-
Playing at Purdue hits home for Jeffries
-
Purdue's coach has lost twice to Herd while assistant at Louisville
-
Sports in brief

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Boilermakers’ defense will put the heat on Herd
-
Purdue happy to have bye before meeting Herd

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles could have issues with Cards on defense
-
USM NOTEBOOK- Lloyd still with No. 1 offense

From the Tulsa World
-
Chemistry problems to blame for TU's passing-game issues
-
TU Notebook- Benefiting from stress

UCF running back Latavius Murray will likely play against Missouri
Orlando Sentinel

University of Memphis Tigers' RB Jerrell Rhodes off team
Memphis Commercial Appeal

On-target Soza spreads the wealth to his receivers
San Antonio Express News

La. Tech to showcase King replacements against Virginia
Shreveport Times

Teel Time- Should U.Va. start Rocco or Sims against Louisiana Tech?
Charlottesville Daily Progress (sub req'd)

Notebook- UNT men get commitment from Seguin forward
Denton Record Chronicle

Golden Panthers start final season in Sun Belt against unpredictable Louisiana-Lafayette
Miami Herald

September 25, 2012

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Lloyd likely to start Saturday for USM
-
Johnson- Eagles are 'back at square one'
-
USM offers T-shirt special for Louisville game

Eagles digging out of 0-3 hole
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tough start for Johnson, Southern Miss
NY Newsday

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB's Garrick McGee hasn't won a game but hasn't lost any swagger
-
UAB football notes for Monday
-
UAB coach Garrick McGee talks about Saturday's C-USA opener against Tulsa
-
UAB seeks to finish drives with touchdowns

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Dual-threat QBs so far unstoppable versus MU
-
MU's Williams among C-USA players of the week
-
Albert McClellan sets Sunday Night Football intro straight
-
Williams heads back to home state

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Herd looks to improve pass rush
-
Marshall football- Freshmen rejuvenate ground game

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Marshall punter savors his trip home
-
Marshall notebook- 10-play stretch made Herd defense look dismal vs. Rice

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Five things UCF must do to beat Missouri during historic showdown
-
UCF favored to beat Missouri by three points

From the Tulsa World
-
TU Notebook- McCoil honored
-
Talking points
-
TU Opponent Watch- UAB
-
Up close with TU's Trey Watts

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Bayou Bucket- Rice quoteboard
-
This week- Rice vs. Houston in Bayou Bucket

University of Memphis basketball team showing maturity in first workouts
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Changes in plans for Tulane stadium could ease some opposition
New Orleans Times Picayune

As ODU moves up in poll, accolades pour in for Heinicke
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Heinicke, Old Dominion draw national attention
Hampton Roads Daily Press
(Sub Req'd)

Notebook- Kicker’s spot opens up after Saturday’s debacle
Denton Record Chronicle

Tech's defense setting table for potent Bulldogs offense
Shreveport Times

September 24, 2012

2012 CFN C-USA Week 4 Roundup
College Football News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
O'Leary looking forward to UCF, Missouri game
-
UCF aims to improve defensive communication before facing Missouri

Conference USA Football Standings 2012- Rice Begins League
SB Nation

FB Point After - Marshall-Rice
ConferenceUSA.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Defensive worries temper celebration of Herd's win
-
Travon Van, Marshall team man

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Strong performance on ground comes at right time for Herd
-
Marshall football- Van makes sacrifice, moves to cornerback

Chalk up a wild 'W' for strength coach
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Preview Pad- Southern Miss vs. No. 20 Louisville
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

More from UAB's loss at Ohio State
Birmingham News

This week- Houston vs. Rice in Bayou Bucket
Houston Chronicle

Teel Time- Accounting for all records broken by Heinicke, ODU, New Hampshire
 
Slacker that he is, Old Dominion quarterback Taylor Heinicke fell 7 yards shy of breaking college football’s single-game passing record Saturday against New Hampshire.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
(Sub Req'd)

UTSA braces for New Mexico State, first WAC challenge
San Antonio Express News

E.J. Hilliard gets the nod at QB for FIU Golden Panthers
Miami Herald

September 23, 2012

Saturday Football Roundup
ConferenceUSA.com

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP falls to Wisconsin 37-26- Mistakes, lack offocus hurt Miners
-
UTEP football notes- Playmaking DB Spencer may be lost for season

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd outlasts Owls
 
Marshall wins a wild 54-51 double-overtime victory over Rice
-
Chuck Landon- Finally, MU wins in Lone Star State
-
In or out of natural positions, Thundering Herd plays to win
-
Chuck Landon grades the Herd
-
Grant Traylor's game balls
-
Grooms seizes big day
-
Final- Marshall 54, Rice 51, 2OT

Rice rallies late, falls short in overtime
Houston Chronicle

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Herd overcomes Rice in 2OT
-
Marshall football- Van moves to secondary

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd outlasts Rice, earns first win in Texas
-
Holliday praises Van for position switch
-
Marshall-Rice boxscore, statistics

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Hilltoppers dominate in win over Golden Eagles
-
QB shuffle continues at Western Kentucky

Hilltoppers rout Golden Eagles
Biloxi Herald Sun

Louisiana Tech blasts Illinois, 52-24
Shreveport Times

ODU sets scoreboard ablaze, wins 64-61 over New Hampshire
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Record-setting passer gives ODU edge over New Hampshire
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa overcomes flubs to beat Fresno State
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Tulsa overcomes mistakes to rally past Fresno State
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John Klein- Despite early blunders, TU finds a way to win
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Fresno State- Report card
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Fresno State- Quarter breakdowns
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Marshall downs Rice in double OT shootout

Tulane shut out 39-0 by Ole Miss in emotional game
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Duke overcomes mistakes to turn back Memphis Tigers, 38-14
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Memphis-Duke notebook: McCain comes close to return TD

DUKE 38, MEMPHIS 14- Renfree's arm overcomes 4 turnovers
Durham Herald-Sun

Duke tops Memphis 38-14 for best start since '08
Raleigh News & Observer

Shellacking sets stage for UTSA's step-up in challenges
San Antonio Express News

O'Leary says bye has helped UCF coaches, players
Orlando Sentinel

From the Denton Record Chronicle
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UNT- Kicked in the gut
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Notebook- Mean Green fails to cash in

Banged-up FIU Golden Panthers fall short to Louisville
Miami Herald

September 22, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
Talking C-USA Football
-
Sept. 21 Women's Soccer Recap

Four games to watch during UCF bye weekend
Orlando Sentinel

Conference USA power rankings for Week 4 of the college football season
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP football- Miners take on Wisconsin at 10 a.m. Saturday
El Paso Times

Underdog Eagles look for first win
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice seeks quicker start, better result vs. Marshall
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Week 4 Pick ‘Em- Cougars get needed bye week, prepare for Rice
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Week 4 Pick ‘Em- Owls open C-USA play

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Thundering Herd hungry for Rice
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Rice similar to Ohio
-
Herd's new defensive philosophy hurting their chances at stopping run

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Lots of points expected in MU-Rice game
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Marshall notebook- Touchbacks way up, as expected, in Conference USA
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MU-Rice capsule

UTSA in search of its ‘standard,' also a 4-0 start
San Antonio Express News

49ers' 1st practice- 'It’s a different level'
Charlotte Observer

Louisiana Tech steps up to face Illinois
Shreveport Times

September 21, 2012

C-USA conference roundup, standings, player and game of the week
College Football News

Strength coach shapes the future of 49ers football
Charlotte Observer

Young UAB secondary learning on the job
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Safeties prefer tackling to talking
-
Grant Traylor- Thundering Herd plans to do what Rice allows

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Conference USA football- Southern Miss finding positives despite losses
-
Marshall football- Effective rushing attack crucial for Herd

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Family and friends
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Herd notebook- Marshall taking businesslike approach on road trip to Rice

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football returns to play on Saturday against Ole Miss but not to normal
-
Three keys for Tulane vs. Ole Miss on Saturday at 11-05 a.m. in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome

University of Memphis football: Learning to win proving to be a challenge
Memphis Commercial Appeal

September 20, 2012

C-USA Football Game Previews - Week Four
conferenceusa.com

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football- Transfer LB grows into big contributor for Miners
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UTEP football notebook- CB Thomas fully healthy, ready to face Wisconsin

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB football notes for Wednesday
-
UAB found an overlooked gem in freshman LB Shaq Jones

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd's Brooks wants head cleared for takeoff
-
Herd looking for energy rush
-
Cato opens new facet of game by running
-
Calif. player commits to Herd

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Rice DB likes to face passing offenses
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Marshall men's basketball- Herd picks up verbal commitment

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Owls' offense presents big problems for Herd
-
UCF win one of few bright spots last week

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' starting running back Jerrell Rhodes to miss game at Duke
-
Is it the same old Duke football team, or are Blue Devils changing their losing ways?

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa's defense among nation's best at dropping QBs
-
TU football notebook- Running around

Tulane freshman Devin Powell expected to make his starting debut on Saturday against Ole Miss
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF is one of 10 schools hosting an SEC team this season
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Former Knight Robert Pritchard seeks support after massive stroke

From the Hattiesburg American
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Versatility key to USM defender's game
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USM NOTEBOOK- Johnson fine with sharing workload
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C-USA NOTEBOOK- Tulsa an early frontrunner in C-USA

Eagles aim to end losing streak Saturday
The Student Printz (USM)

Homecoming for Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater against FIU will be serious business
Miami Herald

UTSA at New Mexico State is set for television
San Antonio Express News

The night SMU's Peruna slept in a bed in a Northwest Highway apartment
Dallas Morning News

September 19, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UCF appeal cheating other C-USA teams
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MU Notebook- C-USA title Marshall's main focus
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Holliday- Forget and move forward

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- McKelvey, Martinez likely out for season
-
Marshall football- Depth issue on offensive line

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd's McKelvey likely out for year
-
Marshall notebook- Herd running game grounded vs. Ohio

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB football notes for Tuesday
-
This week's challenge for the UAB defense is chasing Ohio State QB Braxton Miller

UTEP football- Reserve RBs step up for Miners
El Paso News

Eagles try to make a turnaround against Hilltoppers
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
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NOTEBOOK- Johnson- No change in QB battle
-
Hilltoppers feeling bullish after win over Kentucky

From the Tulsa World
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Shawn Jackson's return from suspension to bolster TU defense
-
TU football notebook- Wide receiver Atkinson likely out for season
-
Scary-good Fresno State is TU's toughest test yet

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU’s Garrett Gilbert stays late with WRs to work on routes, ‘trying to get better acquainted’
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Sherrington- SMU’s ugly start makes me wonder if June Jones has ‘plateaued’ with Ponies

Tulane football team kicks off game week preparation with injured safety Devon Walker heavy on its mind
New Orleans Times Picayune

For Golden Panthers, Louisville not just another game
Miami Herald

UTSA turning turnovers into TDs
San Antonio Express News

Illinois respects La. Tech’s speed on offense
Shreveport Times

Notebook- UNT works on special teams
Denton Record Chronicle

September 18, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
September 17 Football Players of the week
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C-USA High Five 9/17
-
FB Player of the Week 9/17

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF formally appeals NCAA football postseason ban
 
When the NCAA receives appeals, it halts any sanctions while it evaluates protests. As a result, UCF will be eligible to compete for a Conference USA title and accept an invitation to play in a bowl game.
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UCF faces one-year postseason ban in football, men's hoops
-
Brandon Marshall jersey and, hopefully, troubled past retired
-
O'Leary- UCF Knights ready for bye week

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UCF files appeal of NCAA football postseason ban
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Herd defense sees improvement

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd, Rice ready for rematch
-
Marshall notebook- Herd regaining its depth on offensive line

Marshall football- Herd eager to end Texas drought
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UTEP football- Miners face last leg of tough early schedule
 
On the eve of a season that pitted UTEP against perhaps the toughest nonconference schedule in its history, head coach Mike Price insisted that if his team could survive September and stay healthy, it had a chance to be special.
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
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Healthy Ross leading Owls' running attack
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As exodus continues, one Owl offers commitment
-
Cougars enter much-needed bye week

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB coach Garrick McGee talks about loss to South Carolina and looks ahead to Ohio State
-
UAB center John Hix expected to be ready for Saturday's game at Ohio State
-
SEC suspends South Carolina's Swearinger for hit in UAB game (with video)
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UAB head coach Garrick McGee sees progression from his team despite final result

University of Memphis football team focuses on taking care of ball
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
Eagles try to make a turnaround against Hilltoppers
-
Game plan

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Southern Miss still dealing with quandary at QB
-
Southern Miss guard Duhon questionable for Saturday

Still no QB decision
Hattiesburg American

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles 9
Sports Chat Place

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football player Devon Walker is alert
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New Orleans Saints WR Joe Morgan teams up with Tulane to raise money for Devon Walker
-
Ole Miss offensive lineman Emmanuel McCray talked about Tulane safety Devon Walker's injury in press conference today

From the Tulsa World
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Tulane officials- Walker moving to rehab facility
-
Tulsa Opponent
-
Talking points

Another big test for Golden Panthers defense against Teddy Bridgewater and Louisville
Miami Herald

UTSA's Coker- Georgia State ‘probably the best game we’ve played’
San Antonio Express News

ODU's Taylor Heinicke honored; Monarchs ranked fifth
Hampton Roads Daily Press

September 17, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Saturday Football Roundup
-
WSOC Recap

C-USA conference roundup, standings, player and game of the week
College Football News

Conference USA: East Carolina downs Southern Mississippi 24-14
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM goes back to drawing board
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CHEAP SEATS- Should Eagles stick with Anthony Alford as starting QB?
-
A look ahead- USM vs. W. Kentucky

Tulane football returns to practice after a two-day break; no updates on injured safety Devon Walker
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd passing game clicks, but offense not perfect yet
-
Marshall football- Third down stops key for Herd

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Cato steps up after tough loss
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MU Notebook- W.Va. QBs among the nation's best

Herd still hampered by lack of experience
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Injury-depleted Cougars endure painful 0-3 start
Houston Chronicle

TU analysis- Fresno State matchup takes on Big Game Status
Tulsa World

UCF versus Missouri game time set for noon Sept. 29
Orlando Sentinel

Roadrunners return home, seek 4-0 start
San Antonio Express News

Snyder’s praise gives Mean Green credibility
Denton Record Chronicle

Finally, ODU can get to the real football
Hampton Roads Daily Press

FIU’s late defensive surges can’t cover early woes
Miami Herald

September 16, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF holds off late FIU rally, scores 33-20 win
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UCF students support team, but others absent
-
Video- UCF postgame, coach George O'Leary talks about Knights victory over FIU
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Shannon J. Owens- UCF's future looks bright under Blake Bortles

Dreadful start sinks FIU Golden Panthers against UCF
Miami Herald

UAB falls to South Carolina 49-6
Birmingham News

South Carolina’s 49-6 win over UAB tempered by uncertainty about Connor Shaw’s shoulder
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football- Energized Miners take down Aggies
-
UTEP had to win, and did so with power

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Ohio rings the bell, 27-24
-
Shuler's big night ends in frustration
-
Grant Traylor's game balls
-
Chuck Landon grades the Herd
-
Ohio thrives in close games
-
Grant Traylor- Players hurting after victory slips away
-
Chuck Landon- Failures in running game cost the herd
-
Big Green announces Priority Points

From the Charleston Gazette
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MU's Cato needs help on offense
-
The Bell tolls again for Bobcats

Marshall football- Ohio edges Herd, 27-24
Charleston Daily Mail

Louisiana Tech dominates Rice in home opener
Shreveport Times

From the Houston Chronicle
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Opportunities come few and far between, UH falls to UCLA
-
Houston remains winless with 37-6 loss to No. 22 UCLA
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Slow start too much for Owls to overcome
-
Recap- Louisiana Tech 56, Rice 37
-
Manziel mans up in blowout of SMU

SMU’s Taylor Reed says Mustangs head into bye with ‘motivation’ after 48-3 loss to Texas A&M
Dallas Morning News

From the Tulsa World
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TU makes rout look routine
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John E. Hoover- Mismatch is Tulsa’s last for a while
-
TU report card vs. Nicholls State

Devon Walker's injury a reminder of inherent dangers of the country's most popular sport
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Blue Raiders romp past mistake-prone Memphis Tigers, 48-30
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Geoff Calkins: No easy pass for Fuente, but it may be too early to bail
-
Tigers rev up recruiting heading into Big East

From the Denton Record Chronicle
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Interesting story on how bad C-USA is that I’ve been meaning to post/comment on
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UNT- Not quite enough

UTSA makes Georgia State its latest ‘statement'
San Antonio Express News

Old Dominion stirs up record books in 70-14 rout of Campbell
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

September 15, 2012

C-USA Chatter
Raleigh News & Observer

Talking C-USA Football
conferenceusa.com

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU football's Twitter ban among the most restrictive in the nation
-
Reserve forward dismissed from ODU basketball team

From the Tulsa World
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John E. Hoover- The risks they take - catastrophic injuries raise the fear factor of football
-
TU- Three storylines
-
TU football notebook- Receivers step up

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall, Sparrow ready to feast on OU running game
-
Herd, Bobcats to do bell battle
-
Battle for the Bell brings long history

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
FIU looks to fix defense against UCF
-
O'Leary says Notre Dame deal with ACC is unfair to college football
-
Terrance Plummer adapting to role anchoring UCF's defense

University of Memphis facing another seasoned quarterback as Middle Tennessee visits
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Houston Chronicle
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Taylor's comeback gives Owls a playmaker
-
Cougars head west with daunting task on deck

SMU expects record crowd for Texas A&M game
Dallas Morning News

Football- Boutwell’s return could bolster UNT
Denton Record Chronicle

Air of mystery to UTSA’s game plan
San Antonio Express News

Battle of I-10 rekindled- UTEP confident it will execute in NMSU match up
El Paso Times

September 14, 2012

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Conference USA power rankings for Week 3 of the college football season
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Tulane safety Devon Walker has better chance of recovery with recent medical innovations
-
Tulane players balance concern for Devon Walker with football during bye week

C-USA conference roundup, standings, player and game of the week
College Football News

Today in Conference USA
conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
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UAB wide receiver Nick Adams hopes his story motivates kids in his hometown
-
UAB football notes for Wednesday

Marshall football- Cato, Herd in for a fight against Bobcats
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Charleston Gazette
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C-USA notebook- Rice owns C-USA's biggest win so far
-
MU helmet stickers will honor slain troopers

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers special teams, punter Tom Hornsey shining
-
Memphis vs. Middle Tennessee game facts

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa defensive backs claim special bond
-
TU football notebook- Receivers step up

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football- NMSU showing signs of improving
-
UTEP football notebook- SEC suspends Ole Miss DB for hit

From the Denton Record Chronicle
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UNT Notebook- UNT sees need to improve passing game
-
UNT notebook- Potential draws UNT to basketball recruit

SMU’s stance on Big East move unchanged by Notre Dame exit
Dallas Morning News

QB Piland's confidence in UH remains unshaken
Houston Chronicle

From the Miami Herald
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FIU’s matchup with UCF provides value in recruiting
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Underdog role OK for Mario Cristobal, FIU

UTSA's Anaya still savoring moment of glory
San Antonio Express News

September 13, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Football Game Previews
-
Opening Day NFL Rosters Feature 102
Today in Conference USA

ODU asks C-USA for 8 rivals to play in first season in FBS
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Opponents in N.Y. state of mind
-
MU out to stop sequel of Bobcat horror flick
-
MU Hall of Fame to induct new members

Herd building depth in the trenches
Charleston Gazette

From the Charleston Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Herd has to wrap up against Bobcats
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Marshall football- Ohio QB has big league arm
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MU football- Right parts pay off for Herd

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Nation's top rusher offers stiff test for struggling UH defense
-
Rice safety Frazier to miss rest of season with knee injury
Video- Rice coach Bailiff on explosive Louisiana Tech offense

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Devon Walker's progress has Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson upbeat
-
Tulane University ramps up fund raising for injured football player Devon Walker's family
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Former player Marc Buoniconti relates to Tulane safety Devon Walker's condition

From the Tulsa World
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Injured Tulane player has 'full day of therapy'
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TU football notebook- More TDs for Singleton

From the Miami Herald
-
UCF Knights hope to use their South Florida talent to test the FIU secondary
-
FIU’s Mario Cristobal addresses parity in college football

From the Birmingham News
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UAB football notes for Wednesday
-
South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw questionable for UAB game
-
UAB's Derek Slaughter looking to make an impact after waiting to see if he could play

Preview- UAB Blazers at No. 8 South Carolina Gamecocks
CBSSports.com (blog)

South Carolina Notes- Quarterback Connor Shaw’s status for Saturday again coming down to end of week
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Spurrier leaves door open for Shaw to play
Orangeburg Times and Democrat

Looking Ahead To UAB
FITSNews

Even without Notre Dame, University of Memphis basketball coaches think Big East still "premier" hoops league
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Adams is emerging as an improved player at cornerback
San Antonio Express News

September 12, 2012

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB football notes for Tuesday
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UAB spent the bye week working on mental toughness

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Young Herd running backs making noise
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Holliday- Ohio a tough test
-
Holgorsen insinuates Herd was easy foe

Marshall notebook- Herd cuts down on missed tackles
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF eager to avenge surprising 2011 loss at FIU during home opener
-
O'Leary hopes UCF RB Latavius Murray will return for Missouri game

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Levine makes changes on defense as UH seeks stops
-
UH to be without two starting linemen vs. UCLA

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football team practices, coping surprisingly well after Devon Walker injury
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Former paralyzed Rutgers player Eric LeGrand's mother reaches out to Walker family
-
Tulane starting quarterback Ryan Griffin very limited in Tuesday practice

From the Tulsa World
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Devon Walker's Tulane teammates miss him, still carry on
-
TU freshman walk-on deep snapper eyes anonymity

UTEP football notes- LB Irving returns after 3 weeks
El Paso Times

University of Memphis lineman Zach Gholson back in business
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Coker: ‘We’ve got to take that next step’
San Antonio Express News

Norfolk State vs. Old Dominion football series made official
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Fresh(men) legs propel Louisiana Tech
Shreveport Times

September 11, 2012

September 10 Football Players of the week
conferenceusa.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane safety Devon Walker 'alert and responsive'
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Temeka Johnson blogs- Offering prayer and support for Devon Walker
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Tulane president Scott Cowen speaks out in an email on Devon Walker

From the Tulsa World
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Severity of Tulane player's injury remains unclear
-
After witnessing Walker injury, Rader reminded of 1946 football tragedy
-
TU football radio duo's longevity No. 1 in state history
-
By the Numbers
-
opponent watch- Nicholls State
-
Talking points

Conference USA News and Notes
SportsNOLA.com

Football- Saturday’s win good for UNT going forward
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Birmingham News
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UAB head coach Garrick McGee talks about trip to South Carolina
-
UAB will prepare for two South Carolina quarterbacks this week
-
UAB announces its men's basketball schedule

Herd offense returning to old form
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd, Bobcats remember last year’s shocking rout
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Cato, Herd can pitch the rock
-
Cato, Herd can't afford slow start vs. Bobcats

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Ability to shuffle improves offensive line
-
Marshall football- Cato growing up fast

Memphis Tigers looking to make third down conversions a priority
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notes- Miners know rivalry's importance to area
-
UTEP football coach Price says red-zone trips must pay off

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Kicker Boswell gives Rice a long-range weapon
-
Rice free safety Corey Frazier has knee scoped

From the Shreveport Times
-
Louisiana Tech sees familiar fourth quarter in opener
-
Tech's King is king of NCAA

Football- Saturday’s win good for UNT going forward
Denton Record Chronicle

ODU, Norfolk State agree to 2-game football series
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Progress (sub req'd)
-
ODU's Wilder flags players for undisciplined penalties
-
Monday's local roundup- ODU football ranked fourth in coaches poll

Soza says he isn’t underestimating Georgia State
San Antonio Express News

September 10, 2012

Injured Tulane safety Devon Walker has three-hour surgery to repair spine; time will tell on recovery
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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Tulane player injured in TU game undergoes 3-hour surgery
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TU-Tulane game's 1st, 2nd halves vastly different

Steve Spurrier critical of South Carolina fans leaving early in win over ECU
Birmingham News

 

From the Houston Chronicle
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This week- Rice at Louisiana Tech
-
This week- Houston at No. 22 UCLA
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NCAA records fall in Houston-Louisiana Tech shootout

Undefeated UTSA takes to the road again this week
San Antonio Express News

Brett Vito- Future at quarterback
Denton Record-Chronicle

September 9, 2012

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's Devon Walker set for surgery in spinal injury
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Tulane safety Devon Walker had some feeling in his arms and legs, but long-term paralysis risk is unknown, says Tulane team Dr. Greg Stewart
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Local and national fans praise and pray for Tulane safety Devon Walker, who incurred a dangerous blow in today's game at Tulsa

From the Charleston Daily Mail
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MU football- Frohnapfel connection caps victory
-
New rule affects early stats for Marshall

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Wilson menaces opposing defenses
-
Grant Traylor- Cato off to fast start with stats

From the Tulsa World
-
TU rolls as Tulane player's spinal injury mars game
-
Tulsa win overshadowed by unforgettable, tragic injury
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TU football notebook- Early punt was big play

Saturday Football Roundup
conferenceusa.com

Miner mistakes add up- Ole Miss uses big football plays to get win over UTEP
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice Owls are 0-for-Big 12 no more
 
Rice 25, Kansas 24
-
So much for the shake up- Cougars lose again

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Not a win for Tigers, but not bad
-
Arkansas State holds off determined Tigers, 33-28

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF sees signs of hope during 31-16 loss at No. 14 Ohio State
-
UCF will not accept moral victory over Urban State
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Video- George O'Leary talks about their loss to Ohio State

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Cato, Herd hammer Catamounts
-
Lots of firsts for Herd in win
-
Chuck Landon grades the Herd
-
MU game balls vs. Western Carolina
-
Sullivan manages some memorable moments in his return to Marshall
-
Brothers get their chances

Herd hammers Western Carolina
Charleston (WV) Gazette

After 5 years, it's time to look back, move on
Hattiesburg American

Louisiana Tech outguns Houston in shootout
Shreveport Times

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU AD Rick Hart expect attendance boost when Mustangs move to Big East
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SMU forces 10 turnovers, steamroll Stephen F. Austin, 52-0

Storms end game early, but Monarchs win easily against Hampton
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

‘It’s game day, baby’ for UNCC’s new football stadium
Charlotte Observer

Roadrunners settle for not-too-stylish victory
San Antonio Express-News

FIU Golden Panthers have final say in home opener against Akron
Miami Herald

UAB will play its 20th game against a SEC opponent on Saturday at South Carolina
Birmingham News

September 8, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd should get well
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Lingering WVU 'hangover' isn't going to stop MU
-
Southern Conference days were special
-
Goard transfer becomes official

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Nowhere to go but up
-
Western Carolina-Marshall game capsule
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Happy anniversary, (the) Joan
-
GW's Goard to transfer to Marshall from OU

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF aims for biggest win in school history at No. 14 Ohio State
-
Big East reportedly wants to "tweak" its name

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Cougars wipe slate clean with goals still in sight
-
Week 2 Pick ‘Em- Cougars look to avoid 0-2 start
-
Week 2 Pick ‘Em- Owls look for first win against Big 12

TU looks to maintain its recent winning ways versus Tulane
Tulsa World

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football team looks to end 11-game losing streak at Tulsa
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Three keys for Tulane vs. Tulsa- No. 1, Stifling running back Trey Watts
-
Three keys for Tulane vs. Tulsa- No. 2, Establishing a run game
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Three keys for Tulane vs. Tulsa- No. 3, Using the heat to advantage

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football notes- Facing an SEC team doesn't intimidate Miners
-
UTEP football- Miners seek rare road win at Ole Miss

University of Memphis, Arkansas State seeking first win
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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One-Minute Madness- UAB opens with a loss and a big crowd at Legion Field
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UAB coach Garrick McGee judges his game performance on a "pass-fail" basis

'Runners tread lightly after letdown last year
San Antonio Express News

Coach Wilder to team- Get used to being the hunted
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

September 7, 2012

C-USA Football Game Previews - Week Two
conferenceusa.com

2012 CFN C-USA Week 2 Fearless Predictions
College Football News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles continue prep for ECU
-
Alford earns starting spot

Alford named Southern Miss starting QB for East Carolina game Sept. 15
Biloxi Sun Herald

C-USA still looking for contenders
Tulsa World

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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C-USA looking to bounce back after rough first week
-
Cato continuing to grow

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Like Holliday, Catamounts coach came from rival
-
Niemeyer arrives after long ride

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Herd defense looks to get on same page
-
C-USA notebook- Houston hopes Bush can revitalize offense

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football- Ole Miss transfer QB familiar with Rebels game plan
-
UTEP football notes- Jeffery confident he will play

From the Houston Chronicle
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Oraby joins exodus of Rice basketball players
-
Owls back to miss Kansas game with injury

UCF needs more from its passing attack to keep up with Ohio State
Orlando Sentinel

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Isaac's devastation hits home for Tulane heralded freshman cornerback Darion Monroe
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Shaw's J.P. France, a Tulane commitment, said tulane has always been a "little dream" of his
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Tulsa safety Dexter McCoil has sights set on school record vs. Tulane

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU hires OU’s Matt Roberts as deputy athletic director
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SMU to have 'white out' on Saturday against Stephen F. Austin

From the San Antonio Express-News
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Scheduled pain- Why it's a go for UTSA
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On-campus football practice field is in the works
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UTSA's Alamodome agreement a done deal

Building with time- FIU’s Mario Cristobal sees stadium’s rise
Miami Herald

Football- Berglund enrolls at UNT
Denton Record-Chronicle

September 6, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Storied history resumes
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Tight ends turn up in MU's lost and found
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Struggles of C-USA get Herd's attention

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Cato expected to keep developing as a passer
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Marshall football- Herd tight ends expected to be key
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MU football- Herd offense shows production
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MU football- Starting or not, former Herd QB helps Western Carolina

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd tight ends get loose
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First-year Western Carolina coach facing long odds

From the Birmingham News
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Missed tackles hurt UAB in season opener
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UAB football notes from Wednesday
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UAB offense speeding things up during bye week

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice baseball announces fall exhibition schedule
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Rice working on tackling woes

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson healthy and back at practice Wednesday morning
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Lingering ankle injury likely to keep Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa out of lineup

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP linebacker Josh Fely driven by heart, determination
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UTEP football notebook- WR Mike Edwards returns from concussion
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UTEP football- Miner receivers expect better days after tough test

From the Tulsa World
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Hurricanes kept Tulane on the move before Tulsa games
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TU football notebook- Eyes on the C-USA prize

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU to have 'white out' on Saturday against Stephen F. Austin
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Injured Mustangs WR Darius Johnson, OL Ben Gottschalk could play for SMU on Saturday

Memphis Tigers say improved team chemistry a goal this season
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles rely on dependable Quattrochi
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NOTEBOOK- USM loses pair of defenders for season
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USM BLOG- Eagles suffer season-ending injuries

Golden Eagles work on fundamentals
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Porter Ridge senior Duffy commits to 49ers football
Charlotte Observer

UTSA's new dome deal would run through 2035
San Antonio Express-News

From the Denton Record-Chronicle
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Football- Scratch and fight
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UNT notebook- Defensive linemen step in after injuries

After Duke debacle, FIU eyes better defense vs. Akron
Miami Herald

September 5, 2012

Eagles start looking ahead to ECU
Hattiesburg American

Conference USA gives eligibility to five ODU teams
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson hospitalized after heat incident at practice
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Tulane running game goes on without back Orleans Darkwa
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Tulane sophomore Sam Scofield vaults over Shakiel Smith at free safety on updated depth chart
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Old Dominion has joined Conference USA

From the Tulsa World
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TU's Burnham out for season with torn ACL; Garrett to step in
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TU football notebook- Tulane coach hospitalized

From the Houston Chronicle
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Levine plans tweaks, not overhaul, for UH offense
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Former UH coach Sumlin reaches out to Levine
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UH coach Levine ‘on the same page’ with new offensive play-caller Bush

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall releases basketball schedule
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Holliday, Herd focus on Catamounts
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Visiting QB should have chip on shoulder

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis kicker Paulo Henriques coming 'home' again
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Sixth annual High Tops Party will feature some new faces to Memphis basketball

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Many Gators will be rooting for UCF to beat Urban Meyer
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O'Leary- Latavius Murray will not play for UCF at No. 18 Ohio State

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football notebook- Backup punt returners please Mike Price
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UTEP football- Miner receivers expect better days after tough test

September 4, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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September 3 Football Players of the Week
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September 3 Football Notebook

C-USA conference roundup, standings, player and game of the week
College Football News

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH changes offensive coordinators in reaction to Texas St. loss
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UH offensive coordinator resigns two days after upset loss
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Rice's Nwosu named C-USA special teams player of week

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU Notebook- 'Hungry' Marshall players eager to practice
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Sullivan returns to Marshall
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Friends of Coal Bowl beneficial to W.Va

Herd looking forward to Saturday's reunion with ex-mate Sullivan
Charleston (WV) Gazette

USM QB picture still cloudy
Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss moves into regroup mode
Biloxi Sun Herald

Urban Meyer says UCF game at No. 18 Ohio State `will be a war'
Orlando Sentinel

University of Memphis quarterback Jacob Karam reflects on first start
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UTEP football- Miners hurting, but positive for new challenge
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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TU Talking Points
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Up close with TU's Keyarris Garrett
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TU Opponent Watch- Tulane
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TU Notebook- Favorable forecast

Tulane football must diversify offense for success this season
New Orleans Times Picayune

SMU’s major mistakes prevent Mustangs from keeping it close vs. Baylor
Dallas Morning News

Louisiana Tech stacked at running back
Shreveport Times

Redemption found after hard-fought fourth quarter
San Antonio Express News

Golden Panthers plan to fix special teams problems after miscues against Duke
Miami Herald

Football- UNT looks to rebound in home opener
Denton Record Chronicle

September 3, 2012

From the San Antonio-Express News
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Bears barely break sweat against Mustangs
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'Runners head home riding high

Nichols- SMU's Garrett Gilbert shows flashes, but mental mistakes part of Ponies' undoing against Baylor
Dallas Morning News (sub req'd)

Southern Miss hopes to bolster D during off week
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Birmingham News
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UAB football notes
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Running the ball and stopping the run were problems for UAB vs. Troy

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Grant Traylor- Herd has to move past loss
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Doc points to positives

UCF's Latavius Murray may miss Ohio State game due to shoulder injury
Orlando Sentinel

This week- Houston vs. Louisiana Tech
Houston Chronicle

Tigers fall short, but don't blame it on the rain
Memphis Commercial Appeal

September 2, 2012

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