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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

December 31, 2012

Top Moments of 2012- No. 1- Big East Bound
scout.com

Notes- Harris Steps Up With WRs Ailing; Future Bright in D.C
 
Harris hurt his ankle that led to him being on crutches during postgame.
dallascowboys.com

Pirates’ passing is on point
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

December 30, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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ECU back on track with win over Spartans
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C-USA Postseason Football Scoreboard
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Use Second Half Run To Turn Back Norfolk State
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East Carolina Holds on to Defeat Elon, 71-64

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU women outlast Elon
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ECU men out-rally Norfolk State

Tudor sets high marks at East Carolina
Columbia County News Times

Videos from WNCT
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Pirates Use Second Half Run To Turn Back Norfolk State
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Lady Pirates hold on to defeat Elon, 71-64

Norfolk State falls to East Carolina 74-63
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 29, 2012

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Return From Holiday Break To Face Norfolk State
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Lady Pirates Close 2012 with Non-Conference Affair Versus Elon

ECU trip brings Spartans near end of road stretch
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Pirates host doubleheader today
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

The Dallas Cowboys Found a Third Receiver
The Landry Hat (blog)

GoDaddy.com Bowl Countdown- 'Lord, have mercy' after the highest-scoring bowl
Roanoke Times

December 28, 2012

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

It's sort of a father-son bonding for two UCLA football coaches
Los Angeles Times

December 27, 2012

BONESVILLE HOLIDAY FLASHBACK: ECU-West Virginia 2008
Bonesville.net

December 26, 2012

BONESVILLE HOLIDAY FLASHBACK: ECU Vs Miami 1999 - Going The Distance
YouTube.com (Mike Radford)

Armstrong's up-and-down journey
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Dallas Cowboys- Dwayne Harris Stepping Up and Turning Heads
Bleacher Report

Tennessee Titans' Chris Johnson's pride, ankle wounded
The Tennessean (12.23.12)

December 25, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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BONESVILLE HOLIDAY FLASHBACK: 2007 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Summers- First up is no fun
Greenville Daily Reflector

December 24, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Riley’s evolution salvaged season
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the Wilmington Star-News
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McNeill pleased with ECU's improvement in 2012
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Back on roster, Ross ready to stick around awhile (12.21.12)

Summers- Pirates seeking bowl win
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU falls in bowl
Kinston Free Press

ECU comeback falls short in New Orleans Bowl
Greensboro News-Record (AP)

Ruffin Defends Defense
WITN

From the College Football News
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Louisiana-Lafayette runs by ECU in NO Bowl
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The instant analysis and reaction to the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

UL-Lafayette vs. East Carolina, New Orleans Bowl recap-If only every bowl were like this...
SB Nation

ECU Falls to ULL
Rivals

Pirates Fall Short in New Orleans
247 Sports

From the Lafayette Daily Advertiser
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Cajuns set records
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UL defense key down the stretch

Dual QB threat led Ragin' Cajuns to victory
Baton Rouge Advocate

December 23, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Game Center- UL-Lafayette 43, ECU 34
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Inside Game Day- The hits kept coming
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Game Slants- Defense needs overhaul
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Game Day Photo Gallery
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Post-game Audio- Ruffin McNeill & Players
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Post-game Audio- Mark Hudspeth & Players
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Conference USA Postseason at a Glance
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Pirates fall into a hole too deep
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Batten- Perceptions will vary on East Carolina's season
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East Carolina's Reggie Bullock overcomes injuries, stars in final college game
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Pirates fall short against Louisiana-Lafayette in the New Orleans Bowl

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Pirates fall to Cajuns
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Bullock shines in ECU finale (sub req'd)
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McNeill optimistic about defense (sub req'd)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Falls To Louisiana In R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, 43-34
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Pirates Topped By Minutemen, 88-81

Video from WNCT
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ECU Falls To Louisiana In R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, 43-34
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Pirates Topped By Minutemen, 88-81

Cajuns top Pirates
WITN

Pirates fall short in Carriers Bowl
Washington Daily News

ECU fights, but falls to Louisiana-Lafayette 43-34
Raleigh News & Observer

UL beats ECU 40-34, wins second New Orleans Bowl in a row
Lafayette Daily Advertiser

December 22, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Bowl week shifts to the main event
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Greg's Game Day Breakdown
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Kevin's Keys to the Game
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Denny O'Brien)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the Fayetteville Observer
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ECU looks to turn the Pirate ship around with a bowl win Saturday
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East Carolina safety Damon Magazu not intimidated by La.-Lafayette's passing game

Pirates bowling in the Big Easy
Washington Daily News

Pirates, Cajuns possess potent offenses
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Harvey, Tignor ready for Superdome
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Cajuns' Broadway seizes opportunity
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Bowl Day- ECU in Cajun country (sub req'd)
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ECU faces fast UMass (sub req'd)

Video from WNCT
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Day 4- Pirates enjoy New Orleans Bowl luncheon - Part 1
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Day 4- Pirates enjoy New Orleans Bowl luncheon - Part 2
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Day 4- Pirates enjoy New Orleans Bowl luncheon

Pirates can't afford to take a pass in bowl game
Wilmington Star-News

Pirates, Cajuns Party Prior to the Bowl
WITN

New Orleans Bowl preview: East Carolina vs. La.-Lafayette
Greensboro News-Record

New Orleans bowl could leave defenses worn out
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

Cajuns, Pirates eagerly await New Orleans Bowl
WRAL

From the Lafayette Daily Advertiser
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Cajuns more relaxed heading into bowl game
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Cajun Nation shows its pride before big game
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Ragin' Cajuns Blog- Final pre-New Orleans Bowl thoughts from the Cajuns
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Cajuns- This bowl just as special
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Sun Belt expansion on hold
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Hudspeth respects Magazu, father

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Closes Season With R+L Carriers Bowl
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All Hands On Deck - Day 4
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Pirates Invade New England To Take On Massachusetts

New Orleans Preview - ULL vs ECU
College Football News

Cajuns, Pirates eagerly await New Orleans Bowl
Baton Rouge Advocate (AP)

2012 New Orleans Bowl- Pirates vs. Cajuns- Say no more
SB Nation

East Carolina Pirates Vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns
Sports Chat Place

December 21, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Underdog Pirates busy at work
Audio- Shane Carden speaks with Brian Bailey
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Bowl Week Photo Gallery #2
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Listener Phone Calls)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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All Hands On Deck - Day 3
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Miguel Paul Named To Cousy Award Watch List

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Passing Pirate- ECU's Shane Carden leads the way
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Pirates taking time to enjoy sights while taking care of football
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Vintavious Cooper gives ECU running threat
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East Carolina's Vintavious Cooper named 2012 C-USA Newcomer of the Year

Video from WNCT
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Day 3- Pirates participate in media day ahead of New Orleans Bowl
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Day 3- Pirates participate in media day ahead of New Orleans Bowl - Part 1
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Day 3- Pirates participate in media day ahead of New Orleans Bowl - Part 2

Bowl Preview - R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
conferenceusa.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Guilmette garnering game time
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ECU's D-line faces tough task
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Editorial- ECU's season of achievement

Mount Airy's Dobson prepares for ECU bowl game
Mount Airy News

New Orleans Bowl Preview and Prediction
AthlonSports.com

From the Lafayette Daily Advertiser
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Before big game, Cajuns enjoy Big Easy
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UL ready for an encore performance
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Baer gets to relive game-winning kick
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Ex-Cajun now guards Coach Hudspeth as trooper
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With five picks and 69 tackles, UL’s fifth-year senior has been valuable
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Gibson stays tough through many injuries
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Pirates' Cooper providing run threat for ECU
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Focusing on New Orleans Bowl
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Got your back
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Moten ready to play

From Bayoubuzz
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R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl three keys to victory
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East Carolina knows ULL quarterback Terrance Broadway will be
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East Carolina safety Damon Magazu gets football guidance from the

ULL seems to have several advantages in New Orleans Bowl matchup
NOLA.com

New Orleans Bowl Media Day- 2012 brings different Cajuns QB and new MVP Trophy
SportsNOLA.com

ULL's Justin Anderson building on breakout year
Baton Rouge Advocate

ECU football commit changes mind, picks Hokies
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Jonathan McLaughlin now set for VT
  McLaughlin, a three-star prospect, originally picked East Carolina
ESPN (blog)

December 20, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Bowling During Bowl Week
Audio- Ruffin McNeill post-practice presser
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Bowl Week Photo Gallery #1
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Brian Balfore)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

VACEK: ECU Opponent Preview - Louisiana Ragin' Cagins
BoneyardBanter.com

From ecupirates.com
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All Hands On Deck - Day 2
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Pirates Hang Tough With No. 17 UNC in 76-67 Loss
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Palmer Earns Fall C-USA Spirit of Service Award

Tudor- ECU bowl foe turned stinging loss into late gain
Raleigh News & Observer

Day 2- ECU Pirates in New Orleans | 9 On Your Side
WNCT

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Pirates soak up Big Easy flavor
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UNC edges ECU women

Bowling before the Bowl
WITN

East Carolina (8-4) vs. Louisiana (8-4) (ET)
Kansas City Star (Sports Network)

From the Lafayette Daily Advertiser
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ECU quarterback will be tough competition
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This season, Cajuns are bowling for fewer dollars
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Farmer- Not sure how conference moves affect UL
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With five picks and 69 tackles, Moten has been valuable
Cajuns feeling right at home
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Unusual penalty helps out UL in bowl
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The scoop on New Orleans from ... Leo Bates

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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ECU receiver Hardy still trying to prove he belongs
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ECU Pirates invade Crescent City, prep for New Orleans Bowl
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ULL’s Brett Baer confident of his kicks
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Back in New Orleans not old hat for ULL

From Bayoubuzz
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East Carolina sophomore Justin Hardy turning heads at receiver
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ULL has high energy practice Wednesday for New Orleans Bowl

From SportsNOLA.com
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New Orleans Bowl- Cajuns bring even bigger crowd to Crescent City
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Blogging the Cajuns at New Orleans Bowl 2012

Tar Heels Hold On For 76-67 Win Over Pirates Wednesday
Chapelboro.com

December 19, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Win Wild Game Against Gardner-Webb
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All Hands On Deck In New Orleans - Day 1
Pirates Land in the Big Easy
ECU Bowl Practice
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ECU to battle No. 17 North Carolina in Beach Ball Classic
The Jeff Lebo Show
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ECU-UMass Game Saturday Moved To 1-30 p.m

Cooper helps keep pass-happy ECU grounded
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Weird win for Pirates
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ECU secondary awaits Cajun challenge
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ECU women take on Heels

GWU men lead late but fall at East Carolina
Shelby Star

Tuesday Sportscast
WITN

Video from WNCT
Pirates win wild game against Gardner-Webb
Mayors kick-off bowl week with friendly competition

Kemp, East Carolina beat Gardner-Webb 62-60
Hampton Roads Daily Press (AP)

From the Lafayette Daily Advertiser
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Fans send Cajuns off to New Orleans in grand way
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Before stellar junior season, Anderson delivered a bowl save
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Leonardo Bates relishes bowl games

From Bayoubuzz
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East Carolina offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley becomes a father
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East Carolina football players embrace New Orleans Saints practice
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Ragin' Cajuns kicker Brett Baer returns to site of heroic field goal

December 18, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Shrine Bowlers get a taste of the regimen
Audio- WTIB (TOT- David Walker)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Look To Bounce Back Against Gardner-Webb
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ECU Closes Season With R+L Carriers Bowl

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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G-W up next for ECU
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McNeill expecting loud, crowded bowl
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Mayors make bowl wager

Carolinas College Hoops- Tuesday’s games
Charlotte Observer

Monday Sportscast
WITN

Pirates have final practice at ECU, excited for bowl game
WNCT

GWU men take momentum on road against East Carolina
Shelby Star

Obama tweet costs player; Big East upgrade for ECU?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Big East ready to respond
Mark Blaudschun, A Jersey Guy

From the Lafayette Daily Advertiser
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Mayors kick off bowl week with friendly competition
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Cajuns await Vermilion’s flow to Big Easy with bowl week here
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A special Flowers changed his life
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'A lifetime experience'
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Football helped restore normalcy after Katrina

Durel, Greenville Mayor Engage in Friendly Challenge over New
KATC Lafayette News

Chris Johnson lets his shoes do the talking
The Tennessean

WK 15 Can't-Miss Play- Go, Johnson, go!
NFL.com

Jets vs. Titans- Johnson pays tribute to Sandy Hook victims, runs 94 yards for TD
SportingNews.com

Moment of Silence, CJ's Fast Feet Honor Victims
Titansonline.com

Big Play Dwayne vs Steelers
Courtesy of Bluewater Pirate

Cowboys' Dwayne Harris seeing role on offense expand
Dallas Morning News

December 17, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Holland made ECU better
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Hand VCU First Home Loss in 67-56 Victory
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates can hold heads high
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Bowl features high-scoring offenses (sub req'd)
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Stewart propels ECU past VCU

He left the sidelines, but Holland never stopped coaching
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UL's Thompson faces familiar foe
Lafayette Daily Advertiser

Record crowd expected for New Orleans Bowl
WWL First News

December 16, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Inside Game Day- Pirate performance not half bad
Audio- Jeff Lebo post-game
Audio- Roy Williams post-game
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Fall in Tight Fight to Tar Heels, 93-87
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates put scare into Heels
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Warm welcome for Lebo (sub req'd)

Pirates rally falls short against Heels
Washington Daily News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC tops ECU 93-87, but it feels like a loss
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UNC 93, East Carolina 87- The look back
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First Look- East Carolina @ UNC | 12.15.12

No. 21 North Carolina struggles to beat East Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

UNC hangs on to beat East Carolina 93-87
Winston Salem Journal

No 21 Tar Heels hold of Pirates 93-87
WITN

Pirates fall to Tar Heels 93-87
WNCT

UNC’s Williams anything but ecstatic over ‘different’ kind of game
Wilmington Star-News

December 15, 2012

From ecupirates.com
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Terry Holland)
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This Week in College Football History
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Prepare for Sunday Matinee Contest at VCU
ECU Football Post Practice Interviews

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Lebo trying to narrow gap
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ECU ready to defend in bowl (sub req'd)
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ECU Graduates Celebrate (sub req'd)

Lebo heads back to Chapel Hill
Washington Daily News

ECU coach Jeff Lebo returns to Dean Dome to face UNC
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU Pirates playing at UNC for the first time
Fayetteville Observer

Lebo taking ECU back to his old stomping grounds
Winston Salem Journal

Tar Heels welcome Pirates
Durham Herald-Sun

Scout.com- Pirates face No. 21 Tarheels
scout.com

UNC Basketball- Previewing East Carolina
Keeping It Heel

December 14, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Heads To Chapel Hill For First Game On Hardwood At UNC
Jeff Lebo Interview
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McNeill's Pre-Bowl Game Press Conference
Coach McNeill's Pre-Bowl Press Conference
Coach Holland's Press Conference

From Bonesville.net
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Todd Wilson)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holland looks ahead
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Lebo, Pirates ready for Chapel Hill
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ECU taking no-nonsense approach
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AP source- Schools leaving Big East

One on One with Coach Holland
Pirate Radio 1250

Pirates Head to Chapel Hill; Ruff talks Bowl
WITN

From WNCT
Skip Holtz to Louisiana Tech
Lebo, Pirates excited for UNC

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Holland exits, but Pirates not done building
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UNCW athletic director says he's not interested in ECU opening

Southern Lee alum Richmond finds place at East Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

Thrilled three times over
Washington Daily News

With Trust Of Coaches, Harris Ready For Increased Role
DallasCowboys.com

December 13, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Ruff repeating history
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Listener Phone Calls)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Terry Holland To Assume Director Of Athletics Emeritus Role
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Softball Unveils 2013 Schedule

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's Holland changing roles
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Lasting impression at ECU

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tudor- ECU's mission is to find another Terry Holland
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Terry Holland to step down as AD at East Carolina
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Holland announces plans to step down as ECU AD

From WNCT
Update- Terry Holland to take on athletic director emeritus role
Pirates Begin Installing Bowl Game Plan

From WITN
Holland Stepping Aside
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ECU Says Home Purchase Not Connected With Chancellor Moving

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Bass says he's committed to UNCW
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Terry Holland announces his retirement as ECU athletic director

Holland will step down as ECU athletic director
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Former Terry Sanford and ECU player Willis in her 8th pro year in Europe
Fayetteville Observer

Jeff Lebo Then And Now
Chapelboro.com

December 12, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Fifteen Questions for Andrew Bodenheimer
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Ronald McDonald House)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Grand expectations at ECU (sub req'd)
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Pirates’ bench chips in during rout

Carden continues to grow
Washington Daily News

The Cajun Game Plan
WITN

Football Post-Practice Interviews
ecupirates.com

Allred (No. 57, 2014) commits to East Carolina
Golfweek.com

East Carolina-Louisiana-Lafayette Preview
Fox Sports

New Orleans Bowl Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns Vs. East Carolina Pirates
Sports Chat Place

UL's bowl ticket sales pass total from 2011
Lafayette Daily Advertiser

December 11, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Program hungry for postseason win
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Jim Nelson)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Fans Donate Tickets For R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
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ECU Wins Five Events in Season Opener at Christopher Newport

UL, East Carolina boast red-hot offenses
Lafayette Daily Advertiser (from Dec 4)

ON CAMPUS- Richmond helps set ECU school record
Sanford Herald (registration)

December 10, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Fans off base on Holtz reaction
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Conference USA Bowl Schedule & TV Listings
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

New Orleans Bowl Information
neworleansbowl.org

Pirates Accept Invitation To The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
  Bowl tickets are on sale now via
Bowl Ticket Central, priority deadline of 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10 has been established.
ecupirates.com

Ticket Manager: UL Bowl Ticket Sales Surpass 14,000
KATC

Lebo Returns To Chapel Hill
scout.com

Freshman has big play prowess
Greenville Daily Reflector
(sub req'd)

December 9, 2012

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Cooper, Pirates serious about bowl preparation
Greenville Daily Reflector
(sub req'd)

December 8, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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This Week in College Football History
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Krispy Kreme)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Baseball Closes Out Fall With Blackbeard Challenge
ecupirates.com

Voice of the Pirates, Jeff Charles, battles cancer
WNCT

Friday Sportscast
WITN

December 7, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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'Curse of the Pirate' strikes again
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Been there — haven't done that
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Nutcracker)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Track & Field Kicks Off the Season at Christopher Newport Invitational
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Milner Named Second-Team Academic All-America

From The East Carolinian
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The man behind the mic
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Senior profile- Derrick Harris
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Record setting performance

Reagan’s Allred to play golf for East Carolina
Winston Salem Journal

East Carolina lineman Elsawi earns accolades
The Saratogian

FOOTBALL- Hardy honored
New Bern Sun Journal

The Pasut of victory
Greenville Daily Reflector
(sub req'd)

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns Vs. East Carolina Pirates
Sports Chat Place

NO Bowl tickets going well for ULL
Lafayette Daily Advertiser

2012 Bowl Games: Breaking Down This Year's Best Swag Gifts
Bleacher Report

December 6, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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ECU AD Terry Holland Issues Statement Regarding Jeff Charles
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Cooper Named C-USA Newcomer-Of-The-Year
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The ECU Men's Golf Team Signs Three Prep Student-Athletes
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Joran Vliegen Named C-USA Athlete-of-the-Month

Pirates’ ‘voice’ Jeff Charles battling cancer
Wilmington Star-News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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'Voice of Pirates' diagnosed with cancer
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Seniors savor last game (sub req'd)

From Bonesville.net
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Congressman Walter Jones)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Brian Bailey Show
Pirate Radio 1250

December 5, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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ECU's Olympic sports juggling the future
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Pirates bombard St. Andrews
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Doug Raymond)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Put On 3-Mendous Shooting Display En Route of St. Andrews
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East Carolina Rolls Past NC Central, 65-28
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Overton Named To Conference USA All-Freshman Team
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Twelve Pirates Earn All-Conference USA Honors

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Bowden leads record-setting effort
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Pirates relishing underdog role (sub req'd)
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Defense paves way for ECU women

Basketball Highlights
WITN

Pirates hold three party
Washington Daily News

ECU gets only one player on All-CUSA first team
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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East Carolina hits 18 3s, beats St. Andrews 111-59
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12 ECU players all-conference

Just Bowls. No More, No Less - No. 16 to No. 20
College Football News

From the East Carolinian
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Bowl-bound Pirates head to Big Easy
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Outhustled and outmatched
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Opinion- how to feel after a loss

Three Point Barrage
rivals.com

December 4, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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On to New Orleans
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Audio- WTIB (TOT- Pam Coffman)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Set to Host NC Central in Midweek Contest
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Pirates Host St. Andrews In Final Game Before Exams

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU set to host doubleheader
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Escalating tuition threatens harm for ECU future

Pirates prep for bowl game
Washington Daily News

Predicitions 101 -- New Orleans Bowl
NBC Sports

Pirates Bowling in Nola'
scout.com

Pirates to play in R+L New Orleans Bowl
WNCT

Anne Holland Interview
Pirate Radio 1250 (from Nov 30)

December 3, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Big East was ECU’s only move
Audio- Coach Ruff on Bowling & Big East
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Denny O'Brien's Harris BCS Poll Ballot
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Final BCS Standings
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Harris, AP & USA Today Polls
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Updated C-USA Bowl Schedule & TV Listings
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Dunsmore And Jones Are Winners At Seahawk Diving Intivational
Ruffin McNeill Interview

ECU’s McNeill starts bowl prep
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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McNeill talks about bowl, Big East
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Holtz fired at USF

New Orleans Bowl 2012- La.-Lafayette vs. East Carolina
Bleacher Report

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
ESPN (blog)

December 2, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Niners overpower East Carolina
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Conference Bowl Schedule & TV Listings
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Accept Invitation To The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
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East Carolina Held Off by Charlotte, 76-64
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Britny Edwards Tallies Double-Double in ECU's Win Over Monmouth
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Seth Maness Named Cardinals Minor League Pitcher-of-the-Year

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU going back to New Orleans
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Physical Charlotte too much for ECU
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ECU Notes- students, staff give back

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Seth Maness named top pitcher in St. Louis Cardinals minor league system
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ECU accepts R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl invitation

Undefeated 49ers win with youth
Charlotte Observer

Next up- East Carolina
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser

Former ECU football player honored with Christmas "tree of life"
WNCT

ECU going to the Big Easy for bowl game
Washington Daily News

ECU accepts invitation to play in New Orleans Bowl
Wilmington Star-News

N.C. State hires Northern Illinois' Doeren
Wilmington Star-News

December 1, 2012

From Bonesville.net
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Randy Parker)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates' Comeback Thwarted by Midshipmen at Navy Classic
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ECU Puts Perfect Record On The Line Against Unbeaten Charlotte

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Perfect Pirates head to Charlotte
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Navy knocks off Pirates

Regular Season Review- East Carolina
scout.com

6-0 Charlotte 49ers prepare for 1st real test
Charlotte Observer

Chris Johnson in favor of East Carolina's move to Big East
CBSSports.com (blog)

WITN And Pirates Set For Saturday Hoops Game At Charlotte
WITN

Charlotte 49ers Vs. East Carolina Pirates
Sports Chat Place

Navy women hold off East Carolina
Annapolis Capital Gazette

ECU Board Approves Tuition, Fee Hikes
WCTI12.com

 

December 31, 2012

Redskins top Cowboys 28-18, win NFC East
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

NFL Videos- Cowboys/Redskins
nfl.com

Analysis- Tony Romo crumbles again when elite QBs usually shine
Dallas Morning News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Are Rivera, DeAngelo gone with the win?
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DeAngelo Williams runs into record book
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Notes- Newton absorbs big hits from Saints
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What comes next? Only Jerry Richardson knows for sure
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Charlotte Bobcats persevere in ‘storm of losing’

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Panthers beat Saints 44-38
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N.C. State has chance to slow Vandy’s progress

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Wolfpack doesn't see lame-duck game
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It’s business as usual as Pack preps for bowl
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Improved guard play lets Seahawks be themselves

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State football coach Dana Bible looks to 'finish this thing off well'
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Wait another day for Pack's big bowl
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N.C. State preparing for more than UNC Greensboro

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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Clemson heads into Chick-fil-A Bowl seeking new identity for a new year
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The hardest-working player in college football- Clemson’s Steven Young of Awendaw
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Free safety D.J. Swearinger’s boldness an important part of South Carolina’s success

December 30, 2012

From 3-6 to 9-6- How did the Redskins do it?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Vindication for Mike Shanahan
Washington Post

From the Dallas Morning News
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Win or go home- Everything you need to know about Cowboys-Redskins
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Trevone Boykin, TCU lose early lead as Michigan State sinks Frogs on late field goal, 17-16

From the Charlotte Observer
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Doubting Rivera- Who can do better?
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Panthers' Davis teaches commitment
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Doomed seasons end
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Bobcats choke at finish, fall to Hornets, 98-95

With playoffs out of reach, Panthers, Saints still have plenty at stake
Winston Salem Journal

Sandy Hook Says 'We're Giants Fans Today'; Large Group To Be Honored At Game
Hartford Courant

From Syracuse.com
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Pinstripe Bowl pounding- Syracuse runs over West Virginia, 38-14
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Syracuse running game is solid on Pinstripe Bowl's slippery grass

Pinstripe Bowl- Orange crush WVU, 38-14
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Longhorns rally in fourth quarter to win Alamo Bowl
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack seeks happy finale for bumpy season
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DeCock- O’Brien’s QB experiment yields varied results
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N.C. State tops Western Michigan 84-68 with strong 2nd half
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UNC builds confidence on 79-73 win over UNLV
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Blue Devils turn back Santa Clara with 90-77 victory
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A year in sports worth remembering
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Meeting minutes don't confirm Martin report in UNC academic fraud scandal

From the Shreveport Times
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11 is the magic number for Clemson
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Independence Bowl chairman says hotel tax key to game’s future

Late run by Campbell sinks Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

December 29, 2012

Hokies inoffensive in victory over Rutgers
Roanoke Times

Virginia Tech defeats Rutgers 13-10 in OT in Russell Athletic Bowl
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Wolfpack doesn't see lame-duck game
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Sharp shooting powers Pack's early progress
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DeCock- Postcard from the center of the college basketball universe
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Roy to Tar Heels- Big-time basketball starts with No. 20 UNLV
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Renfree’s draft hopes take a hit
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Duke’s Cutcliffe wanted TD, not FG on fateful fumble drive
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NHL offers new proposal in hopes of ending lockout stalemate

ACC vs. SEC- Clemson’s Swinney, LSU’s Miles downplay conference rivalry
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers trio fined a total of $77,000
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Nets’ fast start leads to another loss for Bobcats

From the Shreveport Times
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Ohio revels in I-Bowl victory
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Ohio crushes ULM in I-Bowl
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Ohio rolls to big win over ULM
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Report- Saints, Sean Payton agree on 5-year extension

Chris Ault retires after nearly three decades leading Boise State rival Nevada
Idaho Statesman

ASU baseball finalizes 2013 schedule
Watauga Democrat

December 28, 2012

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Today's Va. Tech bowl game- Smaller stage, same plan
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NBA player sits after groin kick; Cowboy legally drunk

Hokies hope to end year on positive note
Roanoke Times

From the Washington Post
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Hokies are hungry for win No. 7
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RGIII earned teammates’ trust
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Rivals forge a friendship
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America is rooting for Redskins
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A Redskins advantage?
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Spartans capture Military Bowl

San Jose State sends WAC football out a winner
Idaho Statesman

From the Charlotte Observer
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Duke drops early lead, loses 48-34 in Belk Bowl
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Duke loses 3 points on a Cincinnati penalty
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DeCock- This one will sting a while
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Complete coverage of college football bowls
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Little-used Warrick produces for Bobcats
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Panthers TE Greg Olsen has more class than flash
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NFL fines Cam Newton $21,000 for contact with ref

Heartbreaker- Fumble at Cincy 5 with 1-20 left in 34-34 game buries Duke
Durham Herald-Sun

Duke was wronged … even if the illegal substitution call was right
Wilmington Star-News

Game day arrives for Ohio, ULM
Shreveport Times

Pinstripe Bowl- Game gives Geno shot to better stock
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

New AD Dan Radakovich brings lessons from LSU to Clemson
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

December 27, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Renfree, Vernon helped rewrite Duke football history
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DeCock- Crowder’s emergence critical for Duke
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Bobcats warm up too late
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Cam Newton turns season around as Panthers QB

Cutcliffe wants Blue Devils to ‘feel a sense of history’
Winston Salem Journal

Early lesson spawns Todd Berry's family-first approach
Shreveport Times

Our View- Is UNC's plague of scandals done?
Fayetteville Observer

UNCW's postseason ban year's top sports story
Wilmington Star-News

RGIII makes pro bowl; Tebow- I’m no quitter
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Gamecocks arrive in Tampa, chasing history
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Teel Time- Virginia Tech offense needs extreme makeover
Hampton Roads Daily press (Sub Req'd)

December 26, 2012

Virginia Tech honors school shooting victims
philly.com

Exum gets into the spirit of the season
Roanoke Times

Blue Devils seeking fix for late-season defense collapse
Winston Salem Journal

Tudor and DeCock tackle issues on upcoming football bowls
Raleigh News & Observer

Texas Tech football program has high hopes, big ideas
Houston Chronicle

LeBron’s streak ends; former Brave arrested
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 25, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tudor and DeCock tackle issues on upcoming football bowls
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Doeren’s staff at N.C. State has youth, championships

From the Charlotte Observer
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Raiders DT Kelly - We tried to take Newton out
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Source- NFL reviewing Newton’s contact with official; fine possible
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Rivera, Panthers focused on finale
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N.C. players fuel Duke revival
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Belk Bowl a new experience for Blue Devils

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Rivera has players’ support, no word from Richardson
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Redskins’ revival different from their earlier turnarounds
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Heat’s James says he’s driven to ‘keep getting better’

NBA’s Christmas lineup has plenty of intrigue
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Hokies can’t escape rumors
Richmond Times Dispatch

Hokies beset by rumblings about coaching changes
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Bowl trip enhances Navy’s West Coast recruiting profile
Annapolis Capital

December 24, 2012

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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RGIII leads Redskins over Eagles 27-20
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Skins-Cowboys in primetime; Cam Newton targeted

Cowboys playoff picture is clear- beat the Redskins next week and they're in
Dallas Morning News

Saints thwart another Cowboys comeback
Shreveport Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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1994- 'A really fun ride' for Duke football
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Save NHL season, then tweak playoffs

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers grind out 17-6 win over Raiders
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Video- Charlotte Bobcats end road trip with loss to Denver Nuggets

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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College football ADs face a challenge- attendance is on the decline and TV might be keeping fans away
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Harrison sparks Clemson in 77-41 win over S.C. State
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South Carolina true freshman running back Mike Davis learning as he plays

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Belk Bowl position changes help bolster thin Duke secondary
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Here are some possibilities ‘If only’ UNC could have gone bowling

Ravens clinch AFC North with 33-14 victory over Giants
Hartford Courant

December 23, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Leslie paces N.C. State to 92-73 win over St. Bonaventure
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UNC steamrolls McNeese State 97-63

December 22, 2012

Study: UNC scandal academic
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tudor- Williams, Heels getting turned inside out
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Gottfried sees value in non-conference games
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Wolfpack players like new coach's vision for program
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AP source- NHL players closer to dissolving union
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Players reportedly authorize disclaimer of interest

From the Charlotte Observer
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Former Panther Goodson’s back, in Raiders black
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Curry rains 3-pointers as Warriors top Bobcats, 115-100

UNCW athletes' GPA well over 3.00
Wilmington Star-News

Deacons have chance for a happy holiday
Winston Salem Journal

Navy football program loaded with young talent
Annapolis Capital

December 21, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Martin report- Suspect UNC classes stretched back to 1997
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DeCock- Martin report narrow in scope, limited in utility
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Martin’s UNC report notable for what’s in it, and what’s not
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Martin delivers UNC athletics report
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First-half run fuels Duke's 76-54 win over Elon
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In the wake of Martin report, what will the NCAA do?
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Top recruit Jabari Parker chooses Duke
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Williams says Tar Heels need to buy in; Bullock blames selfish teammates
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Bonding with the Blue Devils
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NHL cancels games through Jan. 14

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Skins' Hall says he didn't threaten to kill official
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Redskins- Barring setback, Griffin to start Sunday

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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LSU star punter Brad Wing suspended for Chick-Fil-A Bowl game against Clemson
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As USC goes for second straight bowl win, Spurrier not worried about Garcia’s potential presence
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Despite well-documented risks, are college athletes trying to get an edge?

Appalachian players say Satterfield will bring energy
Winston Salem Journal

December 20, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC struggles early, falls to Texas 85-67
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No. 1 Duke blows out Cornell 88-47
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Duke doesn't mind being bowl underdog
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Martin's report could shed new light on UNC scandal
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What will Martin do? Here are some questions
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NHL likely to cancel more games

From the Charlotte Observer
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Davidson Day quarterback Grier commits to Florida
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Suns beat Bobcats 121-104

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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How to build a championship team- what Clemson can learn from LSU’s roster makeup
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South Carolina holds off Appalachian State, 74-69
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LITKE Column- ‘This microphone is powerful right now.’

NFL fines RGIII; Cousins loses hair; Vick to Jets?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UNCW men notch easy win against UNCG
Wilmington Star-News

WSSU’s Maynor amused by rumors of his departure
Winston Salem Journal

Teel Time- Where salaries for London, Beamer, Foster rank among ACC football coaches
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

December 19, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wood, Brown lead N.C. State past Stanford 88-79
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Duke faces first test as No. 1 team
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Roy Williams on UNC basketball- Team is finding its way
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DeCock- Blue Devils hurting, healing once again

From the Charlotte Observer
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Film shows why Newton has been on rise of late
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Four shots, four misses- Bobcats fall to Lakers 101-100

Harris, McKie lead Deacons to rare rout
Winston Salem Journal

With NFL riches likely coming in 2014, Jadeveon Clowney awaits, prepares for his future
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Navy's Montalvo continues to improve
Annapolis Capital

December 18, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Voters rank Duke men's basketball No. 1 again
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N.C. State gets another chance to beat Stanford
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Wolfpack football players have bowl, new coach to worry about
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Doeren adds Faulkner to Wolfpack coaching staff
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US Appeals Court dismisses bulk of Duke lacrosse claims

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rivera deserves another year as head coach
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What stats teach us about 7-16 Bobcats
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Big East split complicates Notre Dame departure

Teel Time- Will Virginia Tech, ACC reverse recent bowl fortunes?
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson notes- Mettenberger likes what he sees from Clemson secondary; four-star prospect Demarcus Robinson recommits to Clemson
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Gamecocks looking to boost number of LB commitments
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Former South Carolina pitcher Michael Roth capitalizing on his popularity as speaker

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Former USC coach Holtz speaks at graduation, gets honorary degree
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Holtz- 'Talk about a miracle'

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl officials thrilled with matchup
Annapolis Capital

December 17, 2012

Let's Have Hugs, Prayers And No More Need For Tributes
Hartford Courant

Redskins rip Browns 38-21, move into tie for first in NFC East
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Winston Salem Journal
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No reason for Rams to hold heads down
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Wellman says winning will solve everything
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Mountaineers stop 7-game skid

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Falcons rout defending Super Bowl champion Giants, 34-0
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Michigan suspends three players for Outback Bowl against South Carolina

From the Charlotte Observer
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Tolbert, Panthers start big, finish Chargers, 31-7
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Abbott makes her racing debut in pits

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack's Brown finding his groove
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N.C. State hires Jackson as receivers coach

December 16, 2012

Valdosta State dashes WSSU’s title hopes 35-7
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State knocks off Norfolk State 84-62
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N.C. State names Canada offensive coordinator; Kitchings retained
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South Carolina snags win over N.C. squad in 76th Shrine Bowl
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Ex-Wolfpack star Rivers stands tall among QBs with ACC roots
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Tudor- Final football exams on deck for Glennon
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No. 1 Hoosiers stunned by Butler, 88-86 in OT

Virginia Tech's bowl ticket sales suffer due to unenthused fan base
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

Stretch looks good, but Redskins stay focused
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Smith is climbing NFL receiving ranks to Canton
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Kemba Walker's best not enough for Bobcats
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Mann kickstarts Davidson offense in win over UNCW

Hokies hoopsters humbled by Georgia Southern
Roanoke Times

Davidson's balance too much for Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

December 15, 2012

ASU gives Satterfield the opportunity ‘he deserves’
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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North Carolina football standout Gio Bernard to G-O pro
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Tudor- UNC's Bernard right to take the money and run to NFL
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DeCock- Wolfpack still has plenty to prove
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Wolfpack hires Huxtable to be defensive coordinator
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NHL, players' union make legal moves as lockout fight transitions to courts

Veteran coach Huxtable named defensive coordinator at NC State
NBC 17

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Wolfpack players surprised, excited about coaching change
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CAA men's basketball tourney moving to Baltimore for 2014-16

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Grading the bowl games
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Anderson shocks College of Charleston, 65-49

Louisiana Tech hires Skip Holtz as new football coach
Magnoliareporter

Skip Holtz introduced as Louisiana Tech coach
Tampabay.com

Panthers' rookie Campbell starts to find his role
Charlotte Observer

December 14, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Roy Williams says young Tar Heels need early games to gain confidence
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Duke University gets second $10 million donation to athletics
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Column- Bowl schedule highlights anchored by gutter balls
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NHL labor talks wrap up with still no progress

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Source- Satterfield will be new Appalachian State football coach
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WFU’s Wellman- We’ll ‘always’ be in ACC

From the Watauga Democrat
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Reports- Satterfield top of ASU's list
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Mountaineers deal with reaction to foul shot

Big East collapse, WVU notes and Austin
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Chad Morris speaks to team, says he’s committed to Clemson
Charleston Post & Courier

RGIII not black enough? Wilson, stop flipping!
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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As Panthers prepare for Chargers, family ties are too close
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Scott Says- Rivera, Turner both on hot seats
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Ron Rivera's personally enforcing curfew
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Bobcats’ defense remains a struggle; Hawks win 113-90

December 13, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Grier adds to list of accomplishments
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Bobcats skid hits 9 as Clippers bench takes over
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Cam making the grade
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Kuechly wraps up weekly award
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LaFell behind on child support?

Rising coach Kingsbury leaves A&M to go 'home'
San Antonio Express News

Kingsbury heads west for alma mater Texas Tech
Houston Chronicle

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Texas Tech hires Kliff Kingsbury to be its coach; Chad Morris remains at Clemson
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Dabo Swinney- “It’s a Clemson offense not, a Chad Morris offense;” Texas Tech hires Kingsbury
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After escaping serious damage to his knee, Marcus Lattimore turns pro
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Baru, Cougars looking to put Louisville loss behind them
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Ex-Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen establishes football scholarship at The Citadel

Winston-Salem State returns to D-II football, rolls to title game
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Fowler- David Thompson nets $164,000 from memorabilia
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DeCock- Dwindling group of players skates on
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Still no end in sight for NHL impasse
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Whitetail deer- A mystery of the dark

Former Boisean Harsin to lead Arkansas State program
Idaho Statesman

Russell Athletic Bowl ticket sales sluggish at Virginia Tech, plus some other odds and ends
Roanoke Times

December 12, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC coaches work hard to stay healthy
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2 Tar Heels make AP All-America lists
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Duke Now- Safety Chris Tavarez said he chose acting over football
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Rams' return to D-II is paying off
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Clock ticking on NHL season
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NHL, union to return to bargaining, with mediators
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Tagliabue overturns Goodell on Saints suspensions

From the Charlotte Observer
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George Shinn- Hornets name belongs in Charlotte
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For Panthers, victories hang in the balance of runs, passes
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Michael Jordan goes one-on-one with his Bobcats
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Wednesday- Clippers at Bobcats
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Notes- Nakamura pushes Panthers' total on IR to 16
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Kuechly, BofA raise awarness of child hunger
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Worst free throw in the history of mankind shot by an App State player

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Texas Tech AD interviews Clemson’s Morris
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Early Outback Bowl win for South Carolina- Darius Rucker to sing anthem, trumps Kid Rock, Madonna
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Former Citadel football great John Small dies
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South Carolina’s Clowney concensus All-American
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ESPN’s Mel Kiper- Clemson’s Tajh Boyd and DeAndre Hopkins should stay for senior seasons

From the Winston Salem Journal
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WSSU intends to stick with what has worked so far
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Grobe wants more than a passing quarterback in 2013

Cowboy ignored hurt teammate? Arrest for racist tweet
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Va. Beach votes to support $300 million arena for NBA team
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CAA men’s basketball tournament to Baltimore for 2014-2016

From the Dallas Morning News
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Report- Texas co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin to take head job at Arkansas State
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Ex-Tech coach Tuberville says Texas A&M 'overachieved' in SEC debut

MAC, Sun Belt share traits of success
Shreveport Times

Clemson’s Bryant will miss bowl
Columbia (SC) State

December 11, 2012

College football regular-season attendance dips to lowest average since 2003
Birmingham News

Too early to say if Robert Griffin III will play Sunday
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Griffin’s diagnosis- better than expected
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
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Western Kentucky hires Bobby Petrino as football coach
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John Clay- Petrino, Brown, Stoops- Recent coaching hires have fans buzzing

Petrino to Western Kentucky makes sense
CBS Sports

Yow puts friendship with Franklin aside for bowl matchup
Wilmington Star-News

Marcus Lattimore leaves behind substantial legacy as he reportedly will turn pro
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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At practice, Duke's Tyler Thornton spells injured Seth Curry
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DeCock- Dark times for NHL, but hope may be around corner
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Canes forward Anthony Stewart still hopes for a season
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NHL cancels games through Dec. 30

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats can’t beat clock or Warriors
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Panthers, Chargers have mirror-image frustrations

December 10, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers have last word vs. Falcons, 30-20
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Newton's legendary play creates memory
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Notes- Patchwork Carolina secondary holds up
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Davis delivers big play, with sense of drama
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Curry puts it all together for Warriors
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There's nothing like NASCAR Gangnam style

Falcons at a loss to explain flat performance
Columbia (SC) State

Griffin goes down, Redskins step up
Washington Post

Ravens suffer a stunning 31-28 loss to Redskins in OT
Baltimore Sun

In his second year, coach Brady Hoke bringing change to Michigan
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

ACC schools have a lot of bowl tickets to sell
Wilmington Star-News

December 9, 2012

Fourth-quarter drive, last-minute stop lift Navy past Army for 11th straight year
Annapolis Capital

Wofford drops heartbreaker to N. Dakota State, 14-7
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Rams win 41-18 to advance to title game
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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UNC-CH got warning on suspect classes
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Defense is in Panthers LB Luke Kuechly’s DNA
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Belcher tragedy puts focus on NFL-guns link
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Panthers rally cry- Remember the pain
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Spurs 3-point barrage sinks Bobcats
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Cowboy charged, teammate dead, in crash

From the Dallas Morning News
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Fatal Irving crash brings college friends' rise as Cowboys to a halt
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Cowboys' Brent- 'I will live with this horrific and tragic loss every day for the rest of my life'
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Cowboys took chance on a player with a criminal record in Josh Brent
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Fierce desire kept Jerry Brown pushing, from arena league to CFL, finally to Cowboys
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Gosselin- Another tragedy that didn’t have to be
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Cowboys' LB Alex Albright on ‘We’re just trying to handle it the best we can’
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Brent tragedy- ‘It’s one of the saddest things you can imagine’

Aggies’ Manziel wins the 78th Heisman Trophy
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Dave Doeren’s journey to become N.C. State’s football coach
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UNC-CH coasts to 78-55 win over East Tennessee State
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Howell, Leslie lead N.C. State to 80-63 win over Cleveland State

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson’s upset bid against No. 8 Arizona falls short
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SEC is about to annex the Heisman Trophy
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What went right and what went wrong for Clemson in 2012
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Report- Clemson assistant Harbison to Auburn

Georgia Tech rallies late, escapes Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Bieber's gift an NCAA no-no; NFL calendar mix-up
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Suspension, injury force Redskins to adjust

Missed shot hands Virginia Tech its 1st loss
Roanoke Times

December 8, 2012

From the Knoxville News
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Butch Jones introduced as new Tennessee head coach
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John Adams: Reality reigns in UT hire
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Butch Jones promises 'best staff in the country'
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Butch Jones, Derek Dooley will cost UT close to $17 million
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Mike Strange: Butch Jones dreamed of a job like Tennessee

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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No. 25 Pack will use home stand to try to find identity
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Doeren's first hire will coordinate Pack's recruiting
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Annual trek to neighborly North has been kind to Duke
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Tar Heels trying out 'small ball'
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UNC, Louisville part of 2013 Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament
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NHL labor talks becoming a matter of trust

W.Va. Mountaineer mascot muzzled; Brady's a dad
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Maybe next time, Fedora and Cunningham will do a better job of rumor control
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Diversity will do Seahawks plenty of good

From the Charlotte Observer
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'Chairs hot' as Bobcats' losing streak reaches six
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Struggle to stop run plagues Panthers

Clemson Tigers eye big finish
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
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WSSU one win away from title game
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Deacons seeking a boost heading into exam break

E.E. Smith alum Connell Maynor has Winston-Salem State in Div. II national semifinals
Fayetteville Observer

December 7, 2012

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
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Charlie Strong to stay at Louisville, citing loyalty
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Louisville AD Tom Jurich solidifies Cards' status

ACC presidents release statement of league solidarity
Wilmington Star-News

College football playoff money attaches $300,000 Academic Progress Rate incentive to schools
Birmingham News

TV brainwashing sports voters
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
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Safety on a game-changer- ‘I didn’t make the play’
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Cam Newton and Steve Smith co-star in latest Foot Locker commercial
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Shot-clock timing troubles Bobcats

Dale Jr. loves the Redskins; Upton trade talks heat up
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Citadel football coach Kevin Higgins earns contract extension through 2014 season
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Charlotte trip perfect for Blue Devils
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Duke's Zafirovski, former walk-on, relishes his first bucket
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NHL turns aside players' latest offer

December 6, 2012

Moore does not remember agreement to step aside
Watauga Democrat

From the Winston Salem Journal
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ASU's Moore tries to defend position
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WFU's balance nets win against High Point

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Fedora assures recruit he will remain Tar Heels coach
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Russell Wilson- Former Pack standout is Seattle's best
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Duke's Plumlee no longer a liability at stripe

From the Knoxville News-Sentinel
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Charlie Strong spurns UT offer for new deal at Louisville
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John Adams: Strong just wasn't 'cut that way'

Louisville football coach Charlie Strong appears to be staying; to address rumors 8 a.m. Thursday
Louisville Courier Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats lose to Knicks on shot at buzzer
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Nostalgia, money could follow ‘Hornets’ nickname
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Ryan’s profane parting shot not forgotten by Panthers

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jadeveon Clowney wins top defensive end award, Southeastern Conference defensive player of year
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Coaches name Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd ACC player of the year

History repeats for Virginia football coaching staff
Roanoke Times

Cam Newton, diva- Plax on athletes and guns
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Seahawks hold off Coker, stay unbeaten at Trask
Wilmington Star-News

December 5, 2012

Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday
Knoxville News-Sentinel

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tudor- Heels' Fedora could be playing with matches on Tennessee front
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Source- No contact between Volunteers, UNC's Fedora
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Wolfpack beats Huskies 69-65 in Jimmy V Classic
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Warren exceeding expectations for Wolfpack
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NHL players, owners meet without Bettman; no resolution yet
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Bret Bielema leaves Wisconsin for Arkansas
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Auburn hires ex-assistant Malzahn as head coach

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Hornets back to Charlotte? Coach shot while hunting
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Redskins' red-hot stretch has turned season around

From the Charlotte Observer
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Davidson’s big Mann has a small ego
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Gold Mine- Charlotte - Davidson notes & numbers
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5 who could benefit as Panthers go young
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Points or rebounds- A strategic tradeoff for the Bobcats
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Wednesday- N.Y. Knicks at Charlotte Bobcats

Rivera says he isn’t worried about job security
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Louisville contrast too much for C of C — in realignment and football, too
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No. 5 Louisville crushes College of Charleston, 80-38
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Charleston Southern blows out Citadel, 101-73, in city rivalry basketball game
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National publications and Clemson agree- Chick-fil-A Bowl is a top 5 bowl game

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)
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Bowls a chance for ACC to salvage some respect from turbulent football season
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Va. Beach- NBA could temporarily play in Richmond

UNCW can Ponder what could be
Wilmington Star-News

College Football News Bowl rankings
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Ranking The 2012-2013 Bowls - The Solid
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Just Bowls. No More, No Less - No. 16 to No. 20
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The Mediocre - No. 21 to No. 25
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The Lousy - No. 26 to No. 30
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Seriously- - No. 30 to No. 35

December 4, 2012

BCS criticism misses the mark
Columbia (SC) State

Bowl destinations gone wrong
Charleston (WV) Gazette

N.C. State to wear special uniforms to honor Valvano
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Warren exceeding expectations for Wolfpack
-
Blue Devils football team ends postseason drought
-
New group of NHL owners, players will try to break the ice

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Redskins beat Giants 17-16 to stay in playoff hunt
-
Skins owner said what- Costas sticks to his guns

Redskins edge Giants to continue playoff push
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats blow 18-point lead in 5 minutes, fall in OT
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Notre Dame’s Te’o wins Nagurski Award, but
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Panthers’ Rivera plays youngsters, looks to future

Doeren gives up Orange Bowl trip for Wolfpack- ‘This is my team now’
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Rivalries reduced- Bucs vs. Bulldogs vs. Cougars faces uncertain future
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Steve Spurrier gets two-year extension, through 2017, but likely to stay at $3.3 million salary
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Report- Clemson assistant Chad Morris interviews with Auburn
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Third time’s a charm- Clemson hopes for different result against another elite defense
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Louisville's Pitino on College of Charleston- 'They won'tsurprise us'

From the Winston Salem Journal
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'Perfect Mentor'- More than football, Moore taught his ASU players to do things ‘the right way’
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Jerry Moore arrived at ASU in 1989, and built a lasting relationship with his players

ULM's Todd Berry talks shop
Shreveport Times

Virginia Tech could end season on upswing
Roanoke Times

December 3, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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'Jacked up' Doeren says he'll give N.C. State his best
Dave Doeren introduced as new NC State football coach
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Doeren plans to make schemes fit to players
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DeCock- One tortuous coaching search leads to an easier one
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Doeren comes across as balanced hire
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Doeren already recruiting N.C. State's commitments
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North Carolina women win 21st national soccer title

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Debbie Yow gets the kind of coach she wanted in Doeren
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Duke, N.C. State learn their bowl opponents

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers drop another, to grieving Chiefs
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Nagurski award honors top defenders
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Overloading defense helping Bobcats apply pressure
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Duke will play vs. Cincinnati in Belk Bowl
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N.C. State will face Yow’s friend in Music City Bowl
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No. 9 LSU meets No. 14 Clemson in Chick-fil-A Bowl
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South Carolina will face Michigan in Outback Bowl
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Moore won’t return at Appalachian State

From the Watauga Democrat
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ASU coach Jerry Moore steps down
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Moore showed class with players, fans, media

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson beats South Carolina 64-55
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Clemson will try to validate season against LSU in Chick-fil-A Bowl
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South Carolina to face Michigan in Outback Bowl

From the Roanoke Times
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Tech gets Big East flashback
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Rocco weary of uncertainty at Virginia
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UVa fires 4 assistant coaches, including defensive coordinator Jim Reid

No Bronx Brawl, but another Big East rival will do for WVU
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

How college football coaches voted in final poll and Big 12 maneuvers didn't work
Birmingham News

Ohio completes I-Bowl puzzle
Shreveport Times

Gators, Louisville headed to Sugar Bowl
Tampa Tribune

Cotton chooses Aggies, Sooners for Big 12 reunion
San Antonio Express News

Big Ten likely to look south for new teams
Des Moines (IA) Register

December 2, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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K.C. Chiefs player Jovan Belcher kills girlfriend, self
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Panthers-Chiefs game to be played as scheduled, Stewart doesn't make trip
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Sorensen- Deaths put game into perspective
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Scott Says- Arrowhead will be a weird place
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Seminoles close the deal, win ACC title
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Weather only good thing about ACC Championship

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack lands Doeren as new football coach
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DeCock- Wolfpack's new hire comes with NIU legend's approval
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Tudor- Yow's hiring hunches are stunners but paying off
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Scouting report on Pack’s Doeren- He can recuit
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Alabama wins SEC title, looks to Notre Dame
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Wisconsin headed to Rose Bowl after whipping Nebraska, 70-31
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Rick Majerus, college basketball coach, dies

Appalachian State loses in heartbreaker
Winston Salem Journal

Wofford rushes to victory
Columbia (SC) State

Williams, Spiders top Wake Forest 62-60
Richmond Times Dispatch

Fighter’s training- lots of sex; Corso’s funny slip
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

WVU football- Mountaineers hammer Kansas, 59-10
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

December 1, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Seminoles eyeing their 13th ACC title
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Appalachian State vs. Illinois State preview
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Ram Ramblings- WSSU fans, students, alumni should be riding this football wave
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Deacons’ Harris, McKie seek to get back on track

From the Charlotte Observer
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Different paths led Yellow Jackets, Seminoles to brink of ACC title
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FSU QB spearheads potent offensive attack
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Ga. Tech’s Vad Lee happy to see N.C. again
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Q&A with John Swofford
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Sixers hold off Bobcats for 104-98 win
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An early look at a potential mock draft
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Stanford tops UCLA for Pac-12 crown, Rose Bowl bid
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Pack coaching search turns to MAC coaches Doeren, Hazell
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Coaching changes don’t guarantee turnaround
-
Northern Illinois wins MAC and BCS lobbying begins
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VCU coach says he was fired because he is gay

College of Charleston to join Colonial Athletic Association
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels learning as they go
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UNC guard Reggie Bullock- A lot of people pointing fingers

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Despite mid-major protests, Georgia Tech deserved bowl waiver
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College of Charleston to join CAA

December 31, 2012

From the Tulsa World
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Klein- Tulsa should be able to avenge Iowa State loss in bowl
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What went wrong?
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Liberty Bowl emotional for parents of TU senior players

From the Birmingham News
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Western Kentucky offers position to UAB assistant Jeff Brohm, source says
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3 points the day after UAB's 83-63 win over Northeastern (with video)

Southern Miss' Brooks making a difference
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

New Year's resolution for Marshall? Stop losing
Huntington Herald Dispatch

From the Houston Chronicle
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Year in review- Top UH sports moments of 2012
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Five quick thoughts about Rice-Air Force

From the Dallas Morning News
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Four Ponies in double figures as Larry Brown's SMU hammers Furman, 72-53
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In first few months on the job, Larry Brown proving to be much more than a figurehead for SMU hoops

Tulane men's basketball team defeats Alabama 53-50 on the road Sunday evening
New Orleans Times Picayune

From UC, to Miami and Bengals, Dana Bible has paid his dues
Cincinnati.com

Memphis Tigers pull away in second half to beat Loyola Greyhounds by 14
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Sports Comment- Serving the needy was Navy's bowl highlight
Annapolis Capital

Rolovich joins Owls staff
philly.com

December 30, 2012

From the Houston Chronicle
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Jackson steps off bench to lead Rice to Armed Forces Bowl win
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Owls’ second-half defense had Falcons backpedaling
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Rice report- Bailiff to start contract talks

From the Annapolis Capital
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Sun Devils' triple threat too much for Mids
-
Navy has Devil of time in San Francisco
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Navy contingent enjoys bowl trip - if not result

Navy dominated by Arizona State
Washington Post

From the Tulsa World
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TU football program embraces culture of Christianity
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John Klein- Hurricane grows into new defensive style
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TU President Steadman Upham says school not in a hurry to hire new AD

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Starting or not, Pastner wants all players ready when Tigers meet Loyola (Md.) on Sunday
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Preview: Memphis Tigers vs. Loyola (Md.)

UCF holds on for 66-63 win over Belmont
Orlando Sentinel

Tinnon is Marshall's family man
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Chodoff optimistic about Owls football
philly.com

December 29, 2012

Rice seniors look to create bowl legacy
Houston Chronicle

From the Tulsa World
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TU's triple play- Hurricane, Iowa State meet three times in 13-month span
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TU football notebook- Rainy practice

From the Annapolis Capital
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Underdog Navy confident it can compete with Arizona State
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Breaking down the Navy-Arizona State matchup

Stripling- Belk Bowl was great experience
Cincinnati.com

Southern Miss romps Morehead State in Tyndall's return
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Starters get break in UTEP men's basketball exhibition win over Cameron
El Paso Times

Knights' defense key to UCF 62-45 win over Howard
Orlando Sentinel

Memphis Tigers cruise past Oral Roberts, 72-57
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Blazer Hoops Buzz- Northeastern at UAB
Birmingham News

Marshall preps for Delaware State
Huntington Herald Dispatch

ODU hoops tries to build on U.Va. upset
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 28, 2012

From Cincinnati.com
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Bearcats win Belk Bowl thriller
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UC block ends Duke’s extra-point streak

Rice report- Richards making a big difference
Houston Chronicle

Southern Miss coach Tyndall to battle alma mater
Biloxi Sun Herald

Marshall football- Herd looks to add depth at receiver, offensive line positions
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UCF hoops eager to continue progress during holiday tournament
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers looking for sharper performance Friday against Oral Roberts
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Preview: University of Memphis vs. Oral Roberts
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Tulsa staff helped mold University of Memphis football coach Justin Fuente

From the Tulsa World
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John Klein- Blankenship's focus steadies TU football
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TU assistant Adam Blankenship proves he's no 'daddy's boy' hire

December 27, 2012

From Cincinnati.com
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Bearcat bowl game a test of resilience
-
Air attack has led Duke's revival

From the Charlotte Observer
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Larry Brown finds a good fit at Southern Methodist
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49ers football coach Brad Lambert ramps up for contact in August

Rice football report- Callahan's season far from over
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Preston Purifoy stepping up his game for UAB
Birmingham News

Navy helps bowl game fill niche in San Francisco
Annapolis Capital

University of Memphis basketball coach Josh Pastner mixes life lessons with basketball
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TU's Jared St. John, led to college ball by mom's advice, nears school record
Tulsa World

Q&A with UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury
Orlando Sentinel

December 26, 2012

Armed Forces Bowl- Owls get snowy reception
Houston Chronicle

From conferenceusa.com
Bowl Preview - Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
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SMU rolls over Fresno State, 43-10

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Family boasts of unique MU legacy
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Calipari says Marshall can contend

From Big East to NBA playoffs, it was a year of tough losses for Memphis sports
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Mark Smith named Southern Miss strength coach
Biloxi Sun Herald

UTEP men's basketball- Improvement, latest wins help Miners
El Paso Times

Expert- Blair, Drane among UC draft prospects in Belk Bowl
Cincinnati.com

Along the UTSA beat writer's path
San Antonio Express News

December 25, 2012

From the Dallas Morning News
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Look out, NFL! Estonia's Margus Hunt helps SMU crush Fresno State in Hawaii Bowl
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Photos- SMU's coach gets lei; Margus Hunt(s) down in Hawaii Bowl win

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's Devon Walker is home for Christmas
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Curtis Johnson delivering gifts on recruiting trail for Tulane

Armed Forces Bowl hits home for Rice players
Houston Chronicle

UTEP women's basketball- Coach, students celebrate Christmas
El Paso Times

Memphis Tigers off target on 3-point tries, shooting 32 percent
Memphis Commercial Appeal

John E. Hoover- Tulsa football player's generous nature is priceless
Tulsa World

Auriemma Continues To Speak Out, And Not Just About Basketball
Hartford Courant

Villanova and big-time football
philly.com

Another rebuilding year? Boise State losing 14 starters
Idaho Statesman

December 24, 2012

From the Dallas Morning News
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Five keys- SMU needs big games out of Zach Line, Margus Hunt to upset Fresno State
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Photos- Breaking the biggest match ups, keys to victory in the Hawaii Bowl between SMU and Fresno State
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Fresno State’s passing attack could be trouble for Ponies
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SMU season recap- Randall Joyner’s breakout stabilized defense

SMU’s Jones on familiar turf in return to Hawaii
Winston Salem Journal

UTEP men's basketball- Miners beat Nebraska 68-52, win championship
El Paso Times

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Herd will use break to improve
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Wildcats stop Herd
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Herd hurt by lack of ball movement

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa is in best possible position for BCS bowl access
-
TU relies on its offensive line

From the Houston Chronicle
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Owls have a storied postseason
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Hatfield relives special connection to both Rice, Air Force
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UH's Hayden cleared for light workouts after near-fatal injury

Tulane's Jon Sumrall said he will remain with Green Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF QB Blake Bortles' progress an encouraging sign for Knights
Orlando Sentinel

Analysis- After one-third of regular season, Memphis Tigers still lacking consistency
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Wichita State rallies past USM
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Idaho Statesman
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Late field goal lifts Boise State to a third straight win in the MAACO Bowl
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Murphy- Boise State kicker Frisina’s finale a dandy
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MW, CBS tweak TV deal ... for BSU?

Mountain West feels it has advantage in Boise State-go-round
CBS Sports

Kay to start Belk Bowl, but 2013 to be determined
Cincinnati.com

USF's Taggart adds two assistants for Bulls' staff
tbo.com

Florida State Seminoles at Charlotte 49ers observations
Charlotte Observer

December 23, 2012

Dec. 22 Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

December 22, 2012

UCF Finishes 2012 Season as Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl Champs
conferenceusa.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Blake Bortles leads UCF to 38-17 win over Ball State in bowl
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George Diaz- UCF rolls to bowl win, delivering sweet reward for seniors
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UCF AD Todd Stansbury says he is confident in future of Big East

Bortles leads UCF to Beef 'O' Brady's win
tbo.com

USF Bulls outlast Bowling Green in triple overtime
Tampa Tribune

From the Idaho Statesman
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Reports- Boise State could be reconsidering Big East
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Game breakdown- Boise State vs. Washington
-
Key matchup- Boise State vs. Washington
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Percy defined by his determined nature
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Murphy- Petersen’s coaching acumen stretches beyond Boise State

Boise State May Be Reconsidering Joining Big East
Hartford Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Former star Tulane quarterback Shaun King excited about direction Green Wave football is going
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Tulane men's basketball team hoping for success on the road against Hofstra

Tim Rattay returns to La. Tech as football assistant
Shreveport Times

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH's Hayden cleared for light workouts after near-fatal injury
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Did the Mayans predict this?

Mayor's Cup- Most of TU's roster awaits its first matchup against ORU
Tulsa World

Five keys- SMU needs big games out of Zach Line, Margus Hunt to upset Fresno State
Dallas Morning News

Southern Miss tangles with 10-1 Wichita State
Jackson Clarion Ledger

49ers more prepared for 2nd ACC test
Charlotte Observer

From Cincinnati.com
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Kay to start Belk Bowl, but 2013 to be determined
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Bearcats seek eighth 12-0 start in school history

December 21, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
Talking C-USA Basketball
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Dec. 20 W-Basketball Results &
Bowl Preview - Sheraton Hawai''i Bowl

Big East Breakup- Upwards Of $60 Million At Stake
Hartford Courant

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Ball State coach says he has been impressed by UCF
-
UCF's Breshad Perriman boasts NFL pedigree, high expectations
-
Isaiah Sykes' triple double helps UCF roll to win over Stetson

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane moves to 9-0 at home this season with 69-54 victory against Pepperdine Thursday night
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Tulane community remembers Lurlyn "Ms. Fitz" Fitzpatrick as fixture of Green Wave athletics

Memphis Tigers struggle in win against Lipscomb
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Marshall excited to play UK
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Hot stove with Doc Holliday

Creighton rolls past Hurricane
Tulsa World

3 points from UAB's 76-69 win over UL-Monroe
Birmingham News

This wasn’t your typical BSU season, but the Broncos made it work
Idaho Statesman

UC football team will leave Saturday
Cincinnati Enquirer

La. Tech sets 2013 non-conference football schedule
Shreveport Times

December 20, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
Today in Conference USA
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Fall Spirit of Service Winners Announced
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Dec. 19 Men's Basketball Recap

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF arrives in St. Petersburg for bowl game
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Ball State coach says he has been impressed by UCF

Report- Big East eyes western trio
Tampabay.com

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Conference realignment sacks USF
-
Conference future of USF Bulls is foggy

New Southern Miss coach Monken slowly builds staff
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Four junior college transfers sign to play football at University of Memphis
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In the News: Memphis Tiger quarterback honored for community service

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH unveils renderings for new on-campus football stadium
-
Out with the old, Robertson Stadium demolition in full swing

Hot stove with Doc Holliday
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Joe Montana's son officially signs with Tulane football team
-
Tulane empties the roster in 76-49 victory over Texas-Pan American
-
Tulane beats Texas-Pan American, 76-49, for its eighth straight home win

UAB ready for three-game home stretch
Birmingham News

49ers improve to 11-1
Charlotte Observer

ODU discusses 2014 bowl eligibility with Conference USA
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

ODU lands 7 to address needs on defense
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

MAACO Bowl Las Vegas notes- Boise State offensive line finishing the year strong
Idaho Statesman

Navy coordinates bowl game plan
Annapolis Capital

December 19, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Dec. 18 Men's Basketball Recap
Today in Conference USA

Lewis- Is Big East signaling end of the world-

Herd not overlooking Savannah State
Huntington Herald Dispatch

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Gardner joins ODU lineup with big games on horizon
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Monarchs drop their ninth straight game

Adjehi Baru leads College of Charleston past Old Dominion, 76-65
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Birmingham News
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Marcus Reaves, younger brother of Darrin, will join UAB football program
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UAB basketball recruiting class gets praise, focus moves to 2014 class

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane place kicker Cairo Santos is a consensus All-American
-
Tulane has defense on its mind for Texas-Pan American men's basketball game

From the Tulsa World
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No. 17 Creighton, McDermott pose challenge for Tulsa
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'Salary adjustments' expected for Tulsa football coaches

UCF basketball suffers 72-50 loss to Miami
Orlando Sentinel

Southern Miss survives Georgia State
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Rice to salute military with new helmet design for Armed Forces Bowl
Houston Chronicle

UTEP men's basketball- Miners prepare for 9-1 Ducks
El Paso Times

University of Memphis' D.J. Stephens evolves from project to senior leader
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From Cincinnati.com
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Bearcats' interim coach Stripling smooths transition
-
Nippert through the years

Geno Says Good Riddance To Schools Fleeing Big East
Hartford Courant

From philly.com
-
Big East breakaway risky
-
Don’t expect Big East of old

December 18, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Dec. 17 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-
Dec. 17 C-USA Women's Basketball Players of the Week

From espn.com
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Tranghese: Big East defections were inevitable
-
Big East's Demise
-
Nick Montana commits to Tulane

From New Orleans Times Picayune
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Joe Montana's son commits to Tulane
-
Devon Walker to spend holidays at home, according to Tulane

From cbssports.com
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Race to be power conference No. 6
-
Chasing football money costs Big East
-
Gottlieb, Davis on Big East breakaway
-
Big East football still has options after breakup from hoops schools
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Cincy QB Kay granted extra season from NCAA
-
Old Dominion's Heinicke wins Walter Payton Award

ODU's Heinicke wins Payton, FCS' Heisman Trophy
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ODU's Heinicke wins Payton Award as top offensive player in FCS
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

Bowl week practices provide a peak at the future for UCF
Orlando Sentinel

Frisina’s short-range accuracy a predictably good thing
Idaho Statesman

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Five leave Herd football program
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The leadership post

From Cincinnati.com
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Tuberville- 'I'm a football coach'
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Q&A with Tommy Tuberville
-
Bearcats' Belk Bowl helmets unveiled
-
UC to announce Nippert plans Tuesday

Eagles basketball hits the road again
Hattiesburg American

University of Memphis not doubting Adonis Thomas, despite subpar performance vs. Louisville
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the San Antonio Express News
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Coker's vision shows commitment to UTSA
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Son's dismissal from UTSA team dismays father

From philly.com
-
Temple's Rhule sounds golden
-
Rhule feels home at Temple
-
Owls' Rhule a popular pick

December 17, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Dec. 15 Men's Basketball Recap
-
Dec. 16 W-Basketball Results

A map needed in conference realignment
dnj.com

From the Tulsa World
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Hurricane loses shooting stroke against Arkansas-Little Rock
-
TU rally falls short at UALR

FROM THE CHEAP SEATS- Can USM’s 7-3 start carry over to C-USA play?
Hattiesburg American

From philly.com
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'Nova reflects on fall of Big East
-
'Nova going in new direction
-
Temple to introduce Rhule Monday

Big East suffering through messy divorce
Orlando Sentinel

Big East Breakup And What It Means To UConn's Three Main Sports
Hartford Courant

Football- Two UNT players arrested
Denton Record-Chronicle

UH rides hot hands of House, Young to win over ULL
Houston Chronicle

Hot first half pushes Rutgers past UAB
Birmingham News

49ers take control in 2nd half, top Kennesaw, 66-52
Charlotte Observer

December 16, 2012

From the Hartford Courant
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Big East Basketball Schools Make It Official & Will Form Their Own League
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Jeff Jacobs- No Sympathy For Big East
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Big East- Comings, Goings, Stayings ... For Now
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UConn's Conference Future Up In Air

From philly.com
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'Nova, six others leaving Big East
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Temple AD- We will survive
-
Bad time in Big East
-
Rhule takes Temple coaching job

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Seven hoops-centric Catholic schools defecting
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Mike Aresco maintains optimism about Big East
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Woolard on Big East defections- USF "remains very well positioned for national success"
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UConn AD says no plans for a new league

From tbo.com
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Seven basketball-only schools plan to leave Big East
-
Big East Armaggedon?

7 begin Big East withdrawal
NY Post

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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7 leaving Big East to build basketball conference
-
No exit fee expected for seven schools leaving Big East

It's official- Big East loses seven teams
Idaho Statesman

From the Houston Chronicle
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Mack Rhoades says Big East is ‘what’s best for UH’ at the moment
-
UH issues statement on Big East hoops schools leaving conference
-
Rice falls to Hartford's rally

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Seven schools vote to leave Big East Conference
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Tulane reels with news of Big East basketball schools' departures
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Big East presidents and commissioner respond to the departure of basketball schools from league

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Seven basketball schools withdraw from Big East
-
UCF's future in Big East in limbo as hoops schools weigh dissolving league
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UCF has sold 4,100 tickets to Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

From Cincinnati.com
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UC tramples Herd despite dismal first half
-
UC AD- Not time to panic
-
After silence about realignment, Cronin erupts
-
7 schools leaving Big East

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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C-USA bowl lineups
-
Bailes leads Ohio over hometown Marshall
-
Chuck Landon- UC loss sheds light on MU season

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers run out of gas, lose to No. 6 Louisville 87-78
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AD Tom Bowen says defections don't sway Memphis Tigers' commitment to Big East

SMU reaffirms commitment to Big East as conference absorbs wave of departures
Dallas Morning News

Transition to FBS takes ODU into uncharted waters
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Questions didn't dissuade Monken from taking Southern Miss job
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

La. Tech's Skip Holtz makes his own name
Shreveport Times

December 15, 2012

Big East's non-FBS schools to talk strategy
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Chuck Landon- Spikes has chance to restore his confidence
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Pittman knows Bearcats

From Cincinnati.com
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Bearcats face Marshall squad missing its top scorer
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No simple answer for UC

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Isaiah Sykes' clutch play helps UCF earn 75-71 win at Old Dominion
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Key answers to reader questions about the future of Big East, UCF

From philly.com
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Temple close to hiring Rhule
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Big East schools weigh options

From tampabay.com
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Report- Cincinnati, Connecticut take lead in forming a new league
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Big East defections leave Bulls in limbo
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Q&A on USF and the Big East
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What do swing-state polls have to do with the Big East-
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Watch Skip Holtz at Louisiana Tech

From tbo.com
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Holtz- "We ran out of time" at USF
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Schools plan Big East split
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Seven basketball-only schools plan to leave Big East

'Excited' Skip Holtz arrives at La. Tech
Shreveport Times

TU's Rashad Smith remains sidelined by injured foot
Tulsa World

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU stuck with the longest bowl trip of all participating teams
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SMU’s Zach Line to play in East-West Shrine Game

Tigers looking for first victory over ranked opponent under Pastner versus rival Louisville
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Southern Miss returns home after road skid
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Miami hands Charlotte its first loss, 77-46
Charlotte Observer

Move to FBS should pay off for ODU coaches
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Photos- Robertson Stadium demolition continues
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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What should be on Tulane's holiday gift list?
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Tulane's Cairo Santos gets two more All-America first team recognitions Friday

December 14, 2012

Big East’s seven Catholic schools set to bolt from crumbling league
New York Post

From the Houston Chronicle
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Big East threatened by basketball exodus
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Report- Big East basketball schools on verge of leaving

Orphans in Big East
CBS Sports

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Geoff Calkins: The Big East, we hardly knew ye
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Georgetown, Villanova, other non-football schools reportedly poised to bolt from Big East

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coach George O'Leary says he believes Big East will survive with football-only schools
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UCF must admit the Big East dream is dead
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Key answers to reader questions about the future of Big East, UCF
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A Big East split 'could happen,' source says
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UCF's future in Big East in limbo as hoops schools weigh dissolving league

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Big East basketball schools will leave conference, USA Today reports
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UPDATE- Big East Conference shifts again, clouding Tulane's 2014 addition
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Tulane issues a statement about the Big East's possible defections
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What national media are saying about Big East basketball schools leaving

Seven basketball schools plan to leave Big East
Idaho Statesman

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Report- Big East members to split
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Catholics may leave Big East
-
Mick Cronin not worried about Big East split
-
Tuberville names offensive coordinator

From the Hartford Courant
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Big East Catholic Schools Expected To Leave Conference
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UConn Was There From The Start

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Reports- Louisiana Tech hires Skip Holtz
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Reports- Seven Big East basketball-centric schools to break from conference

From philly.com
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Owls finalists- D’Onofrio, Rhule
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Big East schism expected

Louisiana Tech set to hire Skip Holtz
St Petersburg Times

Report- Holtz accepts La. Tech coaching job
Shreveport Times

Monarchs' desire is the only positive of a 1-8 start
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Future 49ers meet in Shrine Bowl
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Defense keys 49ers’ 9-0 start

Alford's USM career ends after one rough season
Biloxi Sun Herald

Alford leaves Southern Miss after one season
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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MU approves $1.9 million stadium upgrade
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Testing week for Herd

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Red-hot Cincinnati looking to avenge last year's loss to Herd
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Herd looking to fill sizable void at wide receiver

December 13, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Football Bowl Notebook
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Dec. 12 Men's Basketball Recap

Big East Catholic schools ready to bolt?
ajerseyguy.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Signature Big East basketball schools ponder new future with Tulane and others, report says
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Update from Tulane on its on-campus stadium building progress
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John Curtis defensive back Terrence Alexander shows great technique

Slow sales for Boise State tickets for Las Vegas Bowl
Idaho Statesman

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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C-USA has help on way for football at Marshall
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Hunter honored by Phil Steele
-
Tamron is next Manning up

Monken's focus at Southern Miss- staff, recruiting
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Report- Missouri assistant offered job to be USM offensive coordinator
Biloxi Sun Herald

John Klein- TU positioned well in midst of realignment
Tulsa World

From the Birmingham News
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Jeremiah Briscoe will play two sports at UAB
-
UAB's Burdette, Hubbard make Phil Steele all-conference first team

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers coaching staff preaching communication among players in preparation for Louisville
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Memphis gets Big East football schedule

From the Dallas Morning News
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Report- Seven Big East schools leaning toward leaving conference
-
Sherrington- Why June Jones’ age could be a good thing for SMU

Taggart brings Stanford-style offense
Tampabay.com

Levine, other coaches lend a hand to fight child sexual abuse
Houston Chronicle

From the Shreveport Times
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MTSU advancing in conference food chain
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La. Tech’s local recruits awaiting coaching hire

Replacement for Addazio search continues
philly.com

Navy back to work in preparation for bowl game
Annapolis Capital

December 12, 2012

Big East Basketball Schools Meet, Discuss Dissolving Conference
Hartford Courant

Big East split 'could happen'
philly.com

Big East's slow burn
New York Post

Report- A-10 mulling 21-team league
Boston Globe

Big East's basketball schools unhappy with new members
Gant Daily

From conferenceusa.com
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Southern Miss Announces Todd Monken as 20th Football Coach
Today in Conference USA

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Southern Miss lands 'total package'
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Monken- 'Attack 2'
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Golden Eagles' new coach now turns focus to recruiting
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USM fans hope Monken puts '12 in mirror quickly
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Monken arrives in Hattiesburg

Lucas- Monken was unanimous choice for USM job
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tuesday afternoon musings on USM football
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Southern Miss hires Monken as head coach
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Post-season honors show Herd's true potential
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Can Amayo fill void at point guard for Herd?

Marshall basketball- Herd prepares for life without Kane
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Tulane's All-America and Lou Groza-winning kicker Cairo Santos processes an award-winning week
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP football- Players, coaches endorse Sean Kugler hiring
El Paso Times

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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UCF football to host USF in 2013
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UCF basketball opens season with 74-56 win at rival USF

From the Dallas Morning News
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Opponents set for SMU’s inaugural Big East season
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Altered lineup won't shake SMU's commitment to Big East (sub req'd)

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC seeks $70M to revamp Nippert
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UC football announces 2013 opponents

ODU's Wilder sends another defensive coach packing
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)
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Staff changes at ODU in wake of final FCS season, and FBS transition
-
Teel Time- Game at ODU could take Virginia Tech to uncommonly small venue
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Tuesday's college roundup- Football honors continue for ODU, Heinicke

2013 football schedule- Big East's best to visit Boise
Idaho Statesman

From the Tampa Bay Times
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USF Bulls to visit UCF, miss West Division powers next football season
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Conference realignment leaves Big East basketball in flux

USF at UCF highlights Bulls' 2013 Big East schedule
Tampa Tribune

December 11, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Sean Kugler Returns to El Paso to Head Up UTEP Football Program
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Dec. 10 W-Basketball Players of the Week
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Dec. 10 Men's Basketball Players of the Week

Oklahoma State's Monken set to go gold as Southern Miss football coach
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Report- Monken to become next USM coach
Biloxi Sun Herald

New UTEP football coach Sean Kugler eager to get started
El Paso Times

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Former UTEP player returns to coach team
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Bad luck plaguing Herrion this year
-
Kane injury may benefit Boykins
-
Marshall losing running back duo

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Both 2011 feature backs gone
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Hand injury puts Kane out indefinitely

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Martinez says playing career with Herd is over
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Marshall basketball- Herd guard Kane out indefinitely with injured right hand

Extra time off provided UCF coordinators a full-season perspective when preparing for Ball State
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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Photos- Major demolition begins on Robertson Stadium
Video- UH fan takes down piece of Robertson Stadium
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Rice's Covington sets out to excel apart from famous father

SMU freshman WR Gehrig Dieter to transfer
Dallas Morning News

Quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe set to join UAB football program in January
Birmingham News

Memphis football coach Justin Fuente adds to Texas-Oklahoma haul
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Virginia Tech, ODU agree to play 3-game football series
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Big East fate vexes Catholic schools
espn.com

Non-football Big East schools discuss new league
CBS Sports

Tommy Tuberville's challenge- Attract Cincinnati fans
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

From philly.com
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Stability key for next Owls coach
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Bowles interviews for Owls job

Tuberville plans to keep recruiting close
Cincinnati Enquirer

UM’s Mark D’Onofrio, former FIU coach Mario Cristobal interview for Temple job
Miami Herald

December 10, 2012

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Marshall's Hunter named Freshman All-American
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Freshmen duo helps Herd top Eagles

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC promises Tuberville- We’re upgrading
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Emails reveal UC's dilemma

Despite lukewarm support, Tuberville did plenty of good at Texas Tech
Dallas Morning News

From the Tampa Tribune
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Taggart's energy excites veteran USF Bulls players
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Dungy plays key role in USF Bulls hiring Taggart

Taggart makes USF Bulls believe
Tampa Bay Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' Ferrakohn Hall makes most of evolving role
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Memphis Tiger football banquet honors seniors

Health scare unites UCF's Matt Williams with his teammates
Orlando Sentinel

Colorado linebacker commits to Tulsa
Tulsa World

UTEP football- Recruits remain positive through coaching change
El Paso Times

December 9, 2012

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Tommy Tuberville named new Cincinnati football coach
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Tommy Tuberville 'proud to be a Bearcat'
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Tommy Tuberville has UC players upbeat
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'If I come to be your football coach, I'll stay,'
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Doc- Great hire
-
Doc- Tuberville brings instant national credibility to Bearcats

Tuberville leaves Texas Tech for Cincinnati
San Antonio Express News

Cincinnati hires Tommy Tuberville from Texas Tech
USA Today

From the Tampa Tribune
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Taggart introduced as new USF Bulls football coach
-
Bulls introduce Taggart
-
Bulls hire Taggart
-
Fennelly- Fresh move

Georgia Southern ends Old Dominion's football season - again
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press (Sub req'd)
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ODU defense collapses in playoff loss to Georgia Southern
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Teel Time- Reflecting on ODU quarterback Taylor Heinicke's epic season

From the Tulsa World
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Former Tulsa athletic directors say facilities and support make job attractive, despite department issues
-
TU men outlast TCU for home win

From the Houston Chronicle
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Coming attraction- Owls to open 2013 season against reigning Heisman winner Manziel
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UH men rally late to slip past TSU 78-75 in OT

Memphis Tigers force 27 turnovers, knock off Austin Peay
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Eagles drop third straight
Hattiesburg American

Marshall edges Coppin State
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall men's basketball- Herd beats Coppin State, 69-63
Charleston Daily Mail

Herd ekes out 69-63 win over Coppin State
Charleston Gazette

UAB jumps out early on South Alabama, cruises to double-digit win
Birmingham News

Tulane men's basketball team can't hang on at San Diego, losing, 78-72
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP men's basketball- Miners fight off late Idaho rally
El Paso Times

49ers remain unbeaten, even without star Henry
Charlotte Observer

From the Hartford Courant
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Big East Must Regroup From Latest Blow (11.29.12)
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UConn Never Really Had A Chance Vs. Louisville For ACC Berth
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ACC Snub Is UConn Diss, Not Disaster

December 8, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Tulane's Cairo Santos Named the 2012
Talking C-USA Football
-
Dec. 7 Men's Basketball Notebook

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Jones leaving UC for Tennessee
-
Daugherty- Jones pretended to be committed to UC
-
Butch Jones departure details come to light

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Monarchs see today's game as 'chance of lifetime'
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Meet the brains behind ODU's best-in-nation offense
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Men's hoops- VCU hands ODU its 7th straight loss

ODU tries to tackle Georgia Southern triple option again
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tulane kicker Cairo Santos wins the Lou Groza Award
New Orleans Times Picayune

Herd must sharpen shooting
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Blazer Hoops Buzz- South Alabama at UAB
Birmingham News

Memphis Tigers seeking victory No. 150 at FedExForum against Austin Peay on Saturday
Memphis Commercial Appeal

La. Tech forms search committee for new head football coach
Shreveport Times

UTEP football- Miners to play Texas A&M
El Paso Times

December 7, 2012

Big East still optimistic for good TV deal
NY Newsday

Report- Big East primary TV deal worth $60-$80 million range annually
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Big East deal could be worth as little as $60 million per year
CBS Sports

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Butch Jones' future with Bearcats still unknown
-
Jones would owe UC $1.4 million if he leaves soon

These Charlotte 49ers have chance at NCAA bid
Charlotte Observer

From conferenceusa.com
C-USA Showcase Short - Bowl Edition
C-USA Showcase Short - Football Awards
-
Two C-USA Football Players Named
-
Tulane's Cairo Santos Named the 2012

Images- Demolition of Robertson Stadium is under way
Houston Chronicle

New names swirl 'round USF opening
Tampa Tribune

Clemson assistant coach Chad Morris refutes reports stating he will interview for South Florida job
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Marshall basketball- Herd still looking for touch
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

C-USA suspends Herd's Goff one game for kick
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UAB men's basketball team to adopt 6-year-old Elijah Seritt
Birmingham News

Sources- Butch Davis doesn’t want FIU coaching job
Miami Herald

Auburn names former Southern Miss coach Johnson as DC
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Shreveport Times
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Terry Bradshaw weighs in on Tech’s bowl, coaching loss
-
La. Tech's Ryan Allen win's second Ray Guy Award

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane kicker Cairo Santos wins the Lou Groza Award
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One of a kind- Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson's poise during an unimaginable first season
-
Tulane kicker Cairo Santos' perfect season

University of Memphis keeps focus on Austin Peay
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Hoops- In many ways, ODU, VCU in different leagues
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 6, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Announces Football Players of the year
-
Tulsa's Blankenship Named C-USA coach of the year

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Butch Jones denies report he's leaving
-
Jones torn between UC, going to Colorado
-
Bearcats have sights set on Belk Bowl

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rumors fly; Jones stays focused
-
Charlotte football adds 15th recruit to 2013 class
-
49ers slide past Wildcats, extend remarkable start

From the Tulsa World
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TU's Bill Blankenship voted C-USA coach of the year
-
Swilling, Ray unexpected stars in Hurricane victory
-
TU basketball notebook- Hurricane in Great Alaska Shootout next year

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Marshall's Herrion- 'We beat ourselves'
-
Herd's Cato named MVP of C-USA

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Capital Classic- WVU outlasts Marshall in physical game
-
Hoops rivalry game was Classic in name only

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Ugly game suggests end to basketball series, too
-
WVU holds off Herd
-
WVU dominates Herd down low
-
Florida International fires coach Cristobal

Tigers romp past Ohio behind newcomers Shaq Goodwin, Geron Johnson
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Southern Miss interview process to commence today
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

UConn AD Confirms Paul Pasqualoni Will Return, But Wants To See Adjustments
Hartford Courant

UCF players to pull in some bowl game swag
Orlando Sentinel

UAB falls hard at Middle Tennessee, 84-64 (3 points with video)
Birmingham News

FIU fires football coach Mario Cristobal
Miami Herald

Butch Davis emerges as front-runner for FIU coaching job
Florida Sun Sentinel

From the Shreveport Times
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Louisiana Tech president- ‘I’m ultimately accountable’
-
Cal hires former Louisiana Tech head coach Sonny Dykes

ODU QB named state's best football player
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 5, 2012

From the Tulsa World
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TU's athletic director is fired
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John E. Hoover- Tulsa's AD search must focus on direction
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Hurricane men shave small window to get comfortable at home

From conferenceusa.com
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2012 C-USA Football All-Conference Teams
-
C-USA Announces Football All-Freshman
-
Dec. 4 Men's Basketball Notebook
-
Dec. 4 W-Basketball Results & Highlights

Southern Miss can't complete upset bid
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Former Jones star Matt Williams leads UCF hoops to 90-62 win over Florida Tech
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Spikes hopes to get even
-
Chuck Landon- Martin can help Herd deal with WVU heat
-
Cato, Shuler make first team All-C-USA

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Capital Classic- Herd expects physical matchup
-
Chuck McGill- Mild weather, walk-ups should help to fill arena

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd's Pittman ready for first taste of rivalry with WVU
-
A twist on WVU-Herd
-
Game might get ugly, but here's a call

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars get help at quarterback
-
Want a piece of UH history? Break out your checkbook

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Experienced Ohio Bobcats to test Memphis Tigers' mettle Wednesday at FedExForum
-
Memphis vs. Ohio preview

From the Birmingham News
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McGee says mindset needs to change, but believes UAB can win consistently
-
UAB's Reaves, Hubbard named to Conference USA first team, several more Blazers honored
-
UAB faces challenging week against two of Sun Belt's top teams

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's Cairo Santos vies for the Lou Groza Award on Thursday
-
Tulane's Jordan Callahan tops 1,000 career points in 65-48 win over Nicholls State

Richmond rolls, drops ODU to 1-7 in men's hoops
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Richmond hands ODU worst Constant Center loss 80-53
Hampton Roads Daily Press
(sub req'd)

December 4, 2012

From the Tulsa World
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NCAA on Tulsa campus to begin gambling investigation
-
Liberty Bowl- Tulsa vs. Iowa State

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Will Jones stay or go?
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Bearcats going bowling in Charlotte

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd left watching bad teams play bowls
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Herd anticipates intensity vs. WVU

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's McGee appreciates core group of fans, now looks to expand the base
-
Video- UAB's Jerod Haase and Terence Jones talk UNC and Middle Tennessee

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tulsa, Iowa State land in Liberty Bowl; Rebels to Birmingham
-
University of Memphis freshman Shaq Goodwin bringing energy, work ethic

Suddenly, offense not that easy
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Capital Classic- Herd expects physical matchup
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Anderson an early front-runner in USM's head football coach search
Biloxi Sun Herald

Southern Miss faces tall order against Arizona
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Collins headed to 2013 Senior Bowl
Hattiesburg American

UTEP football- Many coaches on the radar, but it's still a guessing game
El Paso Times

ODU hoops struggles to find winning formula
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ODU hoops struggling in transition season
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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ODU's Heinicke continues record-breaking journey in playoffs
-
ODU-Georgia Southern at noon Saturday

December 3, 2012

From the St Petersburg Times
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3 and out for Holtz
-
Holtz fired, USF football moves in 'new direction'
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Lack of forward progress forces exit
Video- Greg Auman on Skip Holtz, the future of USF Bulls

USF fires Holtz
Tampa Tribune

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Bowl Lineup Set
-
Tulsa Wins C-USA Football Championship
-
Dec. 2 W-Basketball Results & Recaps
-
Dec. 1 Men's Basketball Recap

Tulsa to face Iowa State again in Liberty Bowl
Tulsa World

UCF will play Ball State in Beef `O' Brady's Bowl
Orlando Sentinel

Rice accepts matchup vs. Air Force in Armed Forces Bowl
Houston Chronicle

In gaining Hawaii Bowl berth, SMU returns to place where postseason run began
Dallas Morning News

AD- NIU fallout means La. Tech left out of bowl
CBS Sports

Roy Lang III- Tech gets busted
Shreveport Times

3 points the day after UAB's 102-84 loss at North Carolina
Birmingham News

Herd nearly let win slip away
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Crazy conference realignment idea- Think about hoops
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
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Powerthrough
-
Golden Eagle odds and ends

Bowl certain, Jones' status isn't
 
The Bearcats will play Duke Dec. 27th in the Belk Bowl, in Charlotte. But fans and the team wonder if their coach will be around long enough to see it.
Cincinnati Enquirer

Junior guard Geron Johnson providing lift for Tigers with his toughness and intensity
Memphis Commercial Appeal

December 2, 2012

From the Tulsa World
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TU beats UCF in overtime to win Conference USA title and Liberty Bowl berth
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TU fans miss out on Hurricane win
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Special-teams efforts carry TU
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Liberty Bowl tickets on sale
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TU football notebook- Tough day for Way
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TU-Central Florida quarter breakdowns
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Title time- Cody Green's passing peaks at a key moment

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane battles zone and offensive woes to defeat Navy, 51-41
-
New Orleans Bowl, UL-Lafayette a perfect fit for 2012 game

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF loses 33-27 in overtime to Tulsa in Conference USA championship game
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Watch- UCF coach George O'Leary talks after 33-27 overtime loss in C-USA championship
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Toss loss just another lesson for UCF's Blake Bortles
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UCF accepts bid to play in Beef 'O' Brady bowl, awaits opponent

Tar Heels take Williams to his boiling point in win over UAB
Fayetteville Observer

UAB falls at North Carolina in Haase's return
Birmingham News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-Chapel Hill bounces back with 102-84 win over UAB
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UNCCH 102, UAB 84- The look back

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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USM BLOG- Simpson interested in talking with USM
-
USM moves Nebraska game for $2.1M payout

Golden Eagle men's basketball suffers first loss
Hattiesburg American

Herd hangs on against Ponder, UNCW
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Kane leads Herd past UNCW
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

ODU scores 63 in thumping Coastal Carolina
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ODU runs past Coastal Carolina 63-35 in FCS playoff game
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

Rose- 49ers 'staying course' with CUSA
Charlotte Observer

Memphis Tigers getting better production on the glass in Pastner's fourth season
Memphis Commercial Appeal

December 1, 2012

From the Tulsa World
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Title time- Cody Green's passing peaks at a key moment
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John E. Hoover- Conference USA title game is city's chance to prove Tulsa is a sports town
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TU football notebook- Championship Saturday
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Productive TU senior class plays last home game
-
TU football notebook- UCF rivalry

From the Orlando Sentinel
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O'Leary says UCF needs special effort to beat Tulsa in C-USA title game
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UCF learns how to unleash defensive end Troy Davis on game days
-
Two weeks later, UCF and its offensive line get a second chance at Tulsa
-
UCF leaders need to forget Big East. Time to think big or else

The Big East is a failed experiment
Staunton News Leader

From the Houston Chronicle
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Details unveiled for process of bringing down Robertson Stadium
-
Up next for Rice basketball- vs. Houston Baptist
-
Up next for Houston basketball- vs. Texas A&M

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane expected to help upgrade Big East baseball
-
Tulane basketball team braces for defensive showdown with Navy on Saturday

From the Birmingham News
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Blazer Hoops Buzz- UAB at No. 13 North Carolina
-
McGee mum on injuries heading into offseason, for the most part
-
UAB looking at changing defensive scheme

At UAB, Haase working from UNC-CH playbook
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Audit findings lead to partial suspension of gift-in-kind program at University of Memphis
-
Junior forward Tarik Black returns to Memphis Tigers practice after meeting with Pastner
-
University of Memphis notebook: Future looks fast, and power-laden, for Tiger baseball

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Scarver steps up for Herd
-
One missed opportunity equals many for Marshall

UNCW Hoops - Overview of nonconfernce opponent Marshall
Wilmington Star-News

Goff could make return tonight vs. UNCW
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Alford charges lowered, two more suspects arrested
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
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Southern Miss football coach search in full swing
-
USM men's and women's basketball hope to keep win streaks alive

Newest Conference USA teams add big markets
El Paso Times