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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

January 31, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Memphis too strong for depleted Pirates
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ECU vs. Memphis Photo Gallery
ECU-Memphis Post-game Audio
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Bob Luddy)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Short-Handed Pirates Fall To Memphis
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East Carolina Releases 2013 Football Schedule
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Women's Basketball Welcomes Marshall to Minges Coliseum
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Pirate Duo Named Preseason All-Conference USA
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Tynita Butts Garners Track & Field Co-Athlete of the Week Honors

Memphis Holds off ECU 75-68
WNCT

ECU v Memphis highlights
WITN

East Carolina 2013 football schedule released
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Memphis overcomes East Carolina 75-68
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East Carolina releases football schedule

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Hot shooting Joe Jackson paces University of Memphis past East Carolina
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Memphis Tigers add to winning streak against East Carolina, 75-68

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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No taming the Tigers (sub req'd)
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ECU women return to Minges (sub req'd)
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ECU releases football schedule

ECU announces 2013 football schedule
Wilmington Star-News

Jackson Leads Tigers Past East Carolina, 75-68
gotigersgo.com

Men's basketball team plunders Pirates, 75-68
Daily Helmsman

Tigers 75, East Carolina 68
Memphis Flyer

January 30, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Track and field- Success feeds success
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Audio- WTIB (TOT- Buck Newton)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Hosts Memphis As A C-USA Member For Final Time
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Tynita Butts Garners Track & Field Co-Athlete of the Week Honors
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Softball Keeps Working Toward Start of Season
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Seth Maness Invited To Cardinals' Spring Training
2013 Baseball Media Part Three
Jeff Lebo Show (Jan 27)

Sampson Injured
WITN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
VIDEO- Senior ECU basketball players answer questions
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Shorthanded Pirates host Memphis (sub req'd)

Shamarr Bowden Suspended One Game
WNCT

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers face depleted Pirates
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Preview: University of Memphis vs. East Carolina
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University of Memphis has 10-game winning streak, but letting opponents 'hang around'

Memphis Basketball Notes Vs. East Carolina
gotigersgo.com

Tigers Travel to Greenville to Face Pirates
Daily Helmsman

East Carolina Pirates Vs. Memphis Tigers
Sports Chat Place

Punch earns ECU’s Bowden a one-game suspension
Wilmington Star-News

Vonta Leach says Ray Lewis call sold him on Baltimore
USA TODAY

Vonta Leach and former coach share special bond
WBTW

Patrick Willis to Vonta Leach- 'Bring it'
Opelousas Daily World

January 29, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Toughest of losses in more ways than one
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Brian Brown)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Senior Pitcher Tyler Joyner Dismissed From ECU Baseball Program
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Shamarr Bowden Suspended One Game

East Carolina suspends Greensboro’s Bowden for one game
Greensboro News-Record

Shamarr Bowden- Gives ECU Bad Name After Punching UTEP Player
Rant Sports

East Carolina player who threw punch, apologized on Twitter
 
The hash tag should have been #SorryForBlindsidePunchingYouTwiceBro
USA Today

Recruit taken to strip club; ECU player's punch
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Tyler Joyner Dismissed from Baseball Team; Bowden Suspended one game
WITN

From the East Carolinian
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Heartbreak
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Pirate Tennis dominates
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Lady Pirates prove they belong on top

Miners’ inside job crucial to victory (sub req'd)
Greenville Daily Reflector

Replay- Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guests were IMG Pirate Sports Network color commentator Si Seymour and ECU videographer and multimedia specialist Brian Meador
Pirate Radio 1250

January 28, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Fifteen Questions for Jeff Hoffman
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Come Back to Defeat Tulane in Final Minutes
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ECU Men's Tennis Blanks Longwood
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Track & Field Continues Hot Start with Another Record-Setting Weekend

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Backstop battle at ECU
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ECU wins at Tulane
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Icy start for Pirates on diamond
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ECU provost scales new heights
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Renters may face ECU sanctions

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane women's basketball drops Conference USA game to East Carolina, 55-52
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Lisa Stockton talks about Tulane's loss to East Carolina

Tulane Women's Basketball Falls To C-USA Foe East Carolina, 55-52
SportsNOLA.com

From Bayoubuzz
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Tulane women's basketball drops Conference USA game to East Carolina
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Rowland native Leach realizes Super Bowl dream

49ers LBs, Ravens' Vonta Leach on a collision course
USA Today

Niners Linebackers Prepare for a Collision
NBC Bay Area

Robeson County's Vonta Leach, Ravens fullback, ready for first Super Bowl
Fayetteville Observer

From the East Carolinian
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The new defensive coordinator- Rick Smith
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Checking in- Darrius Morrow

January 27, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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UTEP drops buzzer bomb on Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Beaten By UTEP At The Buzzer
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ECU Starts Spring With Intra-Squad Scrimmage
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ECU Swimming And Diving Splits With UMBC

From WNCT
Pirates Beaten By UTEP At The Buzzer
ECU Starts Spring With Intra-Squad Scrimmage

UTEP v East Carolina
WITN

ECU beaten at the buzzer (sub req'd)
Greenville Daily Reflector

Recap- East Carolina vs. Texas-El Paso
Charlotte Observer (Sports Network)

Moore, UTEP edge East Carolina 68-67
Charlotte Observer (AP)

From scout.com
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Pirates drop heart-breaker to Miners 68-67
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No visit to NC State (sub req'd)
 
"Devaris Brunson cancelled his visit to North Carolina State and he is signing with East Carolina unless South Carolina comes in this weekend,"

Buzzer-Beater Sinks ECU
247Sports.com

Buzzer Beater
rivals.com

UTEP men's basketball- Moore, Miners sink Pirates on last-second shot
El Paso Times

Moore's buzzer beater sinks East Carolina 68-67
KTSM

Tulane women's basketball hosts East Carolina eyeing fourth straight win
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 26, 2012

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

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Looks To Continue Its Winning Ways At Home Against UTEP
2013 Baseball Media Part Two
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Men's Tennis Eases Past Norfolk State In Home Opener
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ECU Women Travel to New Orleans to Take on Tulane

UTEP men's basketball- Miners begin crucial C-USA swing at East Carolina
El Paso Times

Pirates Host Miners
scout.com

Friday Sportscast - Digging in for a W against the Miners
WITN

East Carolina Pirates Vs. Texas El Paso Miners
Sports Chat Place

ECU digs in to face Miners (sub req'd)
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tulane Women's Basketball To Host C-USA Foe East Carolina On Sunday
SportsNOLA.com

Mitchell makes move to ECU
 
“I believe Coach Randolph can take our team a long way,” she said. “It’s always been a huge dream of mine to make the College World Series, and we have the potential to do it.“
Dunlap Tribune

January 25, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates prep for battle-tested UTEP
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Football recruiting thumbnail (WR Trevon Brown)
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Mitch Kokai)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirate Track & Field Heads to Penn State
ecupirates.com

ECU @ UAB Highlights
WITN

BASEBALL- ECU’s Godwin speaks
New Bern Sun Journal

Hoffman preps for ace role (sub req'd)
Greenville Daily Reflector

January 24, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates bounce back with road win
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Audio- WTIB (TOT- Ashley Smith)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Takes Down UAB To Win 1,000th Game
2013 Baseball Media Part One
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Jill Jelnick Voted Preseason All-Conference USA

Pirates prepare for opening day
W
ashington Daily News

East Carolina beats UAB 91-85; 6 in double figures
Raleigh News & Observer

Recap- UAB vs. East Carolina
Lexington Herald Leader

Pirates Collect 1000th Win in School History
WNCT

Taylor taking visits
 
OL Christian Taylor of White Knoll will visit East Carolina this weekend
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Wednesday Sportscast
WNCT

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Omaha still the goal for ECU (sub req'd)
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Milestone victory for Pirate men

UAB falls to hot-shooting East Carolina, drops to 0-4 in Conference USA
Birmingham News

Pirates Notch Road Win
scout.com

UAB Falls At Home to East Carolina 91-85
CBS42

January 23, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Spied from the Crow's Nest
Audio- WTIB (Etsil Mason; ECU School of Music)

From ecupirates.com
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Ryan Wood Joins Baseball Staff
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ECU Travels To UAB Looking To End Road Slide

ECU pitcher charged with assault
WNCT

From WITN
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ECU Pitcher Tyler Joyner Charged With Assault
ECU on the Road

UAB returns home to face East Carolina, looks to snap out of funk
Birmingham News

Pirates look to start better against Blazers
scout.com

UAB Blazers Vs. East Carolina Pirates
Sports Chat Place

Pirates hit the road again (sub req'd)
Greenville Daily Reflector

UAB back home taking on ECU
CBS42

January 22, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Smith is the right man for the job
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Scott Anders)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Opens Spring Season With 6-1 Win At George Mason
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Pirates Enjoy Record-Setting Weekend at Virginia Tech

From Ron Cherubini - Purple Haze Insider (blog)
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Personally…I like this hire…and have to say…didn’t see it coming
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Godspeed to you Coach Emory…Surely Already Walking a Purple Sideline in Heaven

Five still pursuing Wilson
 
The countdown to Signing Day continues and it is busy time for Winston Salem (N.C.) Mount Tabor tight end Lucas Wilson. “I have not taken any official visits yet ...Besides South Florida, Wilson said he is still hearing from Cincinnati, East Carolina, Missouri, and North Carolina State. Of the five schools, East Carolina and ...
scout.com (sub req'd)

January 21, 2012

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Enjoy Record-Setting Weekend at Virginia Tech
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Pirates Seal 69-63 Victory Over Tulsa
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Pirate Football Salutes 2012 Season With Annual Awards Banquet

Videos from WITN
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Pirate Women seal 69-63 victory over Tulsa
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ECU Gamers win National Tournament
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ECU Dental School provides free dental clinic
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Two former ECU employees charged with embezzlement

East Carolina rallies past Tulsa women
Tulsa World

ECU clamps down vs. Tulsa (sub req'd)
Greenville Daily Reflector

January 20, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates run aground in West Virginia
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Unable To Overcome Sluggish Shooting And Falls To Marshall
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Dunsmore Wins Both Board Events, Pirates Sweep ODU, Campbell
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Lady Pirates Set to Host Tulsa
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Doubles Point Lifts Pirates Past Appalachian State 4-3

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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First half costs ECU
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ECU notes- UNC Coastal Studies Institute dedicated

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd dominates ECU, 77-56
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Herd was locked in against East Carolina
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Road wins hard to come by in C-USA

Herd crushes East Carolina 77-56
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall basketball- Herd routs ECU at home
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall Stifles East Carolina 77-56
herdzone.com

Pirates Get Trampled
scout.com

Dunsmore Wins Both Board Events, Pirates Sweep ODU, Campbell
WNCT

January 19, 2012

From Bonesville.net
Audio- Ruffin McNeill & Rick Smith Pressers
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Steve Logan)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Rick Smith Named Pirates' Defensive Coordinator
Coach McNeill and Coach Smith Interviews
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ECU Heads Back On The Road To Face Marshall
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2013 Softball Season Tickets On Sale
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Merritt Suspended From Baseball Team

Pirates tab Smith to be new defensive coordinator
Washington Daily News

ECU returns to championship past with new defensive coordinator
Wilmington Star-News

Rick Smith named East Carolina defensive coordinator
Fayetteville Observer

Emotional Homecoming for Rick Smith
WITN

From WNCT
ECU heads back on the road to face Marshall
Pirates name former Assistant Rick Smith as new Defensive Coordinator

Lead vs. Pirates could prove perilous
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Herd hosts free-wheeling ECU tonight
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's Smith home again (sub req'd)
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Pirates travel to Marshall (sub req'd)
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ECU baseball player suspended
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ECU names defensive coordinator

January 18, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates look to Smith to head up defense
Audio- WTIB (Wes Anderson, Jobs Creation)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Drops 66-56 Decision at Memphis
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Track & Field to Compete at Virginia Tech Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Coordinator hire expected soon
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AD search committee named
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Godette always on the go (sub req'd)
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Tigers rally past ECU women

Thursday Sportscast
WITN

Report- Smith to Return as DC
247 Sports

Smith Enters
rivals.com

Memphis Tigers women pull away from East Carolina 66-56
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Maryland parts ways with DT recruit Demetri McGill
 
McGill said he has offers from East Carolina, North Carolina, Old Dominion and Temple. He wants to visit ECU soon and hopes to set up an official to UNC on the 25th
Baltimore Sun

East Carolina, Houston and Kentucky hot on Janarion Grant. USF isn't
Tampabay.com (blog)

January 17, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Kemp holds the fort until help arrives
Post-game audio- Coach Jeff Lebo
Post-game audio- Coach James Dickey
Audio- WTIB (Gun Control)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Three-Point Barrage Lifts ECU Past Houston
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ECU Women Head to Memphis for Thursday Night Conference Action
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ECU Soccer To Hold Spring Walk-On Tryouts
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Softball To Hold Walk-On Tryouts

A tale of two halves
W
ashington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Kemp keeps rolling for ECU
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Pirate women travel to Memphis

ECU comes back to win again, beats Houston 89-78
W
NCT

ECU vs. Houston
WITN

From the East Carolinian
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‘Comeback Kids’ at it again
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Lady Pirates vs. Tigers preview
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Weekend Preview- several sports set to start new season
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National players commit to ECU
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Softball Walk-on Tryouts

Men's Hoops Taken Down at East Carolina
uhcougars.com

East Carolina rallies to beat UH
Houston Chronicle

Herd prepares for Pirates
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Women's Basketball Hosting East Carolina Thursday Night
gotigersgo.com

January 16, 2012

From Bonesville.net
Audio- WTIB (Talk of the Town)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Look To Ride Momentum Against Houston
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Four To Join Pirate Women's Tennis Program

From WITN
ECU back at Home
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2 ECU Colleges Rank Tops In Online Education
Former ECU Star Pitcher Arrested

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Under new management
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US News recognizes ECU programs

Sources - Shannon will stay at Arkansas
Rivals.com

Pirates Host Rival Cougars
Scout.com

East Carolina Pirates Vs. Houston Cougars
Sports Chat Place

From the East Carolinian
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Winter Break- What you may have missed
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Overtime thriller in Minges
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The search for a defensive coordinator

Ex-ECU DC officially lands at WVU
NBCSports.com

Former ECU defensive coordinator Brian Mitchell officially named West Virginia cornerbacks coach
Dallas Morning News

Former NFL cornerback takes on challenge with Mountaineers
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Texas native hired to coach WVU corners
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Boston College adds two coaches
ESPN

From WNCT
East Carolina Gets Set For C-USA Game with Houston
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Miss North Carolina sitting down with 9 On Your Side

January 15, 2012

From Bonesville.net
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Toya Jacobs, John Tipton)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Monday Sportscast
WITN

Gaines' memorable night
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

NCAAF Rumor Central- Randy Shannon could land at ECU
ESPN Insider

ECU Tabs Shannon For New Def. Cord Job.
Heavy In The Games

January 14, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Last stand for Big East
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Britny Edwards Notches Double-Double in ECU's Loss at UTEP
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Softball Practices For The First Time In 2013

Gaines & the game winning shot
WITN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Many valuable players in ECU win
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QB's commitment is to ECU
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UTEP pulls away from Pirates

Gaines' 3 Gives ECU Comeback Win
247 Sports

ECU Gaines 10th Win
Rivals.com

UTEP women's basketball- Miners rally in 2nd half for 'great win'
El Paso Times

UTEP Women's basketball team defeats East Carolina
The Prospector (UTEP)

January 13, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates hijack UCF in OT thriller
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Gaines' 3 Lifts ECU Over UCF In Overtime
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates stun Knights
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Pirate women travel to UTEP

ECU Wins In Overtime Thriller
WNCT

Gaines lifts East Carolina over UCF 88-85 in OT
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

Last-second three-pointer downs UCF in overtime
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP women's basketball- Miners face East Carolina
El Paso Times

January 12, 2012

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

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Welcome UCF To Minges To Begin Home C-USA Schedule
The Voice's Thank You Message

Pirates Welcome talented UCF
WITN

UCF works to fix problems as its hits road to face East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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ECU shoring up recruiting class
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ECU hosts UCF tonight
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ECU student set to take stage in tonight’s 2013 Miss America Competition

East Carolina Pirates Vs. Central Florida Knights
Sports Chat Place

Productive WR picks the Pirates
ESPN (blog)

ECU sues Cisco over 'Tomorrow Starts Here' slogan
WRAL Tech Wire

Hey, Cisco — East Carolina University Wants Its Slogan Back
Bloomberg

Combine provides final opportunity for uncommitted seniors
The Robesonian

January 11, 2012

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

Lady Pirates Down Rice in Conference USA Opener, 60-41
ecupirates.com

Pirates burn Rice
Greenville Daily Reflector

Creativity, late nights help her solve game
Sacramento Bee

January 10, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Tigers prevail in tale of two halves
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Peter Beottger, Author)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Rally in Second Half but Still Fall to Memphis 67-54
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ECU Announces Annual Baseball Meet the Pirates Event
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Women's Basketball Hosts Rice in Conference USA Opener

Stinson- Emory was more than a football coach
Richmond County Daily Journal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU rally falls short
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ECU student to compete in Miss America Pageant
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ECU women host Rice tonight (sub req'd)

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers again blow huge lead before coming back to beat Pirates in C-USA opener
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Tigers topple East Carolina in C-USA opener, 67-54
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Geoff Calkins- Tigers cruise, snooze but don't lose

Tigers Sink Pirates 67-54 in C-USA Opener
gotigersgo.com

Tigers top ECU
rivals.com

Pirates Fail Conference Test
scout.com

County in running for ECU community dental facility
Whiteville News Reporter

ECU dental center could be coming to Columbus, Brunswick or
WECT-TV6

BREAKING: Former ‘Bama recruit, N.C. State defender to land in Pembroke
The Robesonian

Ravens vs. Broncos, injury report- Vonta Leach, Tracy Porter sit out
SB Nation

January 9, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Fifteen Questions for Terry Holland
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Danny Laudederdale)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU Opens Conference USA Play At Memphis
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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ECU takes on Tigers
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Armstrong rounding into form

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers opening C-USA play for final time Wednesday against ECU
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Preview: University of Memphis vs. East Carolina

Memphis Tigers Vs. East Carolina Pirates
Sports Chat Place

Bill Clark- An ECU ambassador
Raleigh News & Observer

January 8, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates stare into the Tigers' den
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Candi Smith, Grady Nichols)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Sorensen- My turn to take a bow to Ed Emory
Charlotte Observer

Former coach, Wadesboro councilman dead at 75
Anson Record

2013 Baseball Season Tickets On Sale
ecupirates.com

January 7, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates find another jewel in Havelock
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McNeill facing toughest test yet
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

Strong with Armstrong
WITN

Pirates Take Down N.C. Wesleyan By 31
WNCT

ECU builds momentum after Christmas
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Obituary: Edward Harrell Emory Sr.
legacy.com

Ed Emory passes away
Richmond County Daily Journal

January 6, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates pound Wesleyan in tune-up for C-USA
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Take Down N.C. Wesleyan By 31
ecupirates.com

Pirates race past Battling Bishops
Rocky Mount Telegram

East Carolina dominates NC Wesleyan 91-60
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

ECU vs NC Wesleyan
WITN

Pirates bombard Bishops
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Former Brevard, ECU football coach dies
Asheville Citizen-Times (blog)

January 5, 2012 [Ed Emory 1938-2013]

From Bonesville.net
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East Carolina icon "Big Ed" Emory passes
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Life ain't been fair... but it's been a good one
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A Pirate forsaken- The end of a dream
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'83 team- A picture of the future
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Catching up with a Pirate Hall of Famer
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU Set To Close Out Non-Conference Play With N.C. Wesleyan
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Former ECU coach Emory dies
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Kemp brings mixtures of styles (sub req'd)

Former ECU, Richmond Senior football coach Ed Emory dies
Fayetteville Observer

Former ECU Football Coach Ed Emory Passes Away
WITN

Former ECU football coach Ed Emory dies | 9 On Your Side
WNCT

Former ECU player, coach Ed Emory dies
WRAL

Ed Emory - East Carolina Hall of Fame
ECU Pirates.com

Emory part of a rich athletic tradition in the county
Anson Record (January 2012)

Loud new voice in Carolina
SI.com (Archive from October 24, 1983)

ECU's Ed Emory on Talk Of The Town Part 2
YouTube

January 4, 2012

Defensive Coordinator Brian Mitchell's Contract Not Renewed
ecupirates.com

From Bonesville.net
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Spied from the Crow's Nest
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Senator Richard Burr)

From WNCT
Voice of the Pirates speaks out about battle with cancer
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Mitchell Out as ECU Defensive Coordinator

ECU moves to improve defense by firing coordinator Mitchell
Wilmington Star-News

ECU defensive coordinator fired
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Fires Defensive Coordinator Brian Mitchell
WITN

Brian Mitchell fired by Pirates
ESPN

Boot given to ECU's defensive coordinator
NBC Sports

Brian Mitchell out as ECU defensive coordinator
SB Nation

East Carolina defensive coordinator out
Fayetteville Observer

Pirates let go of defensive coordinator
Washington Daily News

ECU fires defensive coordinator
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

January 3, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Hump Day, sure enough
Post-game audio- Jeff Lebo & Robbie Laing
Post-game audio- Akeem Richmond & Maurice Kemp
Audio- WTIB (TOT- Congressman Walter Jones)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Rally Falls Short Against Campbell In Overtime
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ECU Concludes Non-Conference Play, Cruises Past George Mason

Campbell survives East Carolina rally to win 86-81 in OT
Fayetteville Observer

Pirate Comeback Falls Short in OT in loss to Campbell
WNCT

ECU vs. Campbell
WITN

Jeff Charles on Live @ Five
Pirate Radio 1250

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Charles updates battle with cancer
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Campbell tops Pirates in OT

Campbell tops East Carolina 86-81 in overtime
Raleigh News & Observer

Campbell Beats ECU in OT
Rivals.com

ECU Upset By Campbell
247 Sports

Anne Donovan To Coach Connecticut Sun
Hartford Courant

January 2, 2012

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Welcomes Campbell To Minges Coliseum to Tip-Off 2013
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Women's Basketball Opens the New Year at George Mason

2012 Sun Journal Athlete of the Year- Rising to the occasion
New Bern Sun Journal

Pirates host healthy Campbell
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Sports 2012 Year in Review
WNCT

January 1, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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C-USA Final 2012 Bowl Scoreboard
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Harris: It Was Pretty Hard On Everybody
dallascowboys.com

January 31, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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On the road, Duke defeats a tough Wake Forest team, 75-70
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N.C. State's Lorenzo Brown might miss games to ankle injury
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49ers CB Culliver sorry for anti-gay comments
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Canes try to revive ailing power play

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Duke holds off Wake Forest
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Wake Forest to retire Paul's jersey

Hokies can't hold off streaking Miami
Roanoke Times

James Madison defeats UNCW
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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No. 4 Florida thumps South Carolina
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College of Charleston cruises past Appalachian State, 72-59
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Bucs win streak snapped with home loss to Gardner-Webb

Bobcats can’t hold up league-leading Spurs
Charlottes Observer

January 30, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Cavaliers beat shorthanded Wolfpack 58-55
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UNC beats Boston College, 82-70; Hairston gets concussion
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Less Kelly means more set plays for Duke offense
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Canes' Gleason on 2-game fighting streak
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Skinner quickly dismisses accusations by Bruins

Virginia beats N.C. State to move into second in ACC standings
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Baltimore Sun
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Ray Lewis denies using performance-enhancing drugs
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Ravens seem more relaxed at Super Bowl media day
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Ravens' Terrell Suggs entertaining as always during Super Bowl media day

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' Kalil doesn’t regret Super Bowl ad
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Tillis- No direct state tax money for Panthers
-
McCrory's higher ed comments draw ire
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UNC president responds to McCrory radio remarks

NCAA a shameful sham
philly.com

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sophomores K.J. McDaniels, Bernard Sullivan show growth in Clemson’s win over Georgia Tech
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South Carolina guard Brian Richardson gaining confidence, versatility under Frank Martin

Former Virginia Tech star Tyrod Taylor embraces opportunity
Roanoke Times

Ray Lewis and deer; Skins' trees; NSU coach's value
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Seahawks hope to build on road success, avenge loss to JMU
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Hurricane damage finally forces Duke to embrace real change

From philly.com
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Big Ten eyeing divisional realignments
-
Sandusky denied a new trial

Vandy coach calls Alabama's Saban 'Nicky Satan'
Shreveport Times

January 29, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes can't contain Bruins, lose 5-3
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Cold Ward shows signs of heating up for Canes
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Mark Gottfried lets Broughton High School coach evaluate his son
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Good at home, Wolfpack can't let successes cloud road games

Cavs' push for tournament bid begins against N.C. State
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Question of strength- Cavs host NC State
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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PSL is forever – unless Panthers move
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Panthers pursue $62 million in state support
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Shulas can relate to family rivalry at the 'Har-Bowl'
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Bulls surge in 3rd, top Bobcats, 93-85
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Would you let your son play football? Obama weighs in

AL.com football safety poll- How concerned are you about head injuries?
al.com

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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State report- Clemson self-reports NCAA violations involving track program
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Clemson has successful weekend on recruiting trail
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There’s no place like home(court) for Clemson’s Milton Jennings
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College of Charleston baseball team prepares for final season in SoCon

Strelow- Road proves bumpy in the ACC
Fayetteville Observer

From the USA Today
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Report- SEC power over $200M in debt
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Ray Lewis reacts to ‘SNL’ spoof

January 28, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Super Bowl-bound Chris Culliver remembers his days at Garner
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New Hurricanes making big impact
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Urge to win hits Tar Heels too late against No. 18 N.C. State

Former Appalachian star relishes trip to Super Bowl
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats’ rare home win featured rare sightings
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Would you let your son play football- Obama weighs in
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NFC blows out AFC 62-35 in Pro Bowl in Hawaii

From the Fayetteville Observer
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N.C. State finally feels satisfaction of beating UNC
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Schools required to provide chance for disabled athletes to compete in sports

From the Wilmington Star-News
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No moral victories for Tar Heels after N.C. State ‘butt kicking’
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Seahawks hope to build on road success, avenge loss to JMU
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Seahawk Club sees athletic fundraising, membership fall

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Milton Jennings’ career day, improved shooting lifts Clemson over Virginia Tech
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10 things to know about the Super Bowl
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Braves' McCann aiming to be ready for opening day

Jennings' 28 points lead Clemson over Virginia Tech
Roanoke Times

Hokies' standout cornerback Exum tears ACL
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Tiger headed toward another win at Torrey
Columbia (SC) State

Cowboys hire former La. Tech coach Derek Dooley
Shreveport Times

Self-inflicted wounds for NCAA
Philly.com

January 27, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Energized N.C. State beats UNC 91-83
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Tudor- Brown’s size, experience too much for Paige
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DeCock- Pack shines best under the spotlight
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Heels' list of shortcomings seemingly endless
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Fans pack PNC Arena for College GameDay ahead of UNC vs. N.C. State
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Sulaimon leads Duke to 84-64 win over Maryland
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Duke players felt 'disrespected' by Miami's floor slap

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats end 16-game home losing streak
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Gettleman has eye for job
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Davidson drops SoCon rival App. State, 79-56

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina rolls over Arkansas 75-54, its largest SEC margin of victory since 2006
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Help wanted- Clemson needs a closer
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Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green- Former Summerville star on Hall of Fame path
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College of Charleston crushes Wofford, 79-50
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Charleston Southern edges Liberty to stay unbeaten in Big South play
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Crunch-time fails cost Citadel basketball in 70-66 loss to Elon

Yellow Jackets bring Deacs back to earth
Winston Salem Journal

Region roundup- Campbell falls to Coastal Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

Bat disrupts hoops game; baby's great golf swing
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

January 26, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Strickland's quote adds new spice to UNC-N.C. State rivalry
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Strickland's quote the least of Pack's worries
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Tar Heels have owned N.C. State under Roy Williams
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Tudor- '75 ACC title game was UNC and Pack at its best
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One N.C. State fan and his relentless Twitter heckling of Dexter Strickland
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Not used to losing, Duke doesn’t take it well
-
Bzdelik, Deacons see turning point
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Lubick leaves Duke to accept job at Oregon
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Harrison leads Hurricanes past Sabres 3-1

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR pushes to win back fans, sponsors
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Bobcats seek to end 16-game home losing skid
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Panthers hire Al Holcomb as LB coach
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Davidson on road at Appalachian State

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson’s 2013 recruiting class slumps in rankings
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Clemson baseball picked third in division in preseason ACC baseball poll; NFL coach's son to visit Clemson
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Clemson president James Barker released from hospital
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South Carolina close, but still not closing out wins

Player advocate- College football must spend research money after CTE found in living players
Birmingham News

Redskin hurt in nightclub brawl; amazing hoops shot
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Beamer embraces change for the good of the Hokies
Roanoke Times

New staff, same strategy for Hokies
Richmond Times Dispatch

Tiger in charge at Torrey Pines
Columbia (SC) State

Seahawks baseball team aims to repeat successful past
Wilmington Star-News

Next challenge for Deacons is an ACC road win
Winston Salem Journal

Senior Bowl has future stars, but it’s no all-star game
USA Today

January 25, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes beat Sabres 6-3 for first win of season
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DeCock- Canes improvement enough ... for now
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UNC atop preseason baseball poll
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Tudor- Pack, Heels can think 'what if?'
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Marcus Paige- UNC freshman ready to run the show
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Lorenzo Brown- Leader of the Pack
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Kevin Reddick was in no hurry to leave Tar Heels
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Wake judge keeps warrants related to UNC football case sealed

UNC title claim not a big deal, unless others go Coastal over it
Wilmington Star-News

2013 Preseason College Top 25 Rankings
Baseball America

Burgess 3-pointer lifts ASU over Georgia Southern in overtime
Winston Salem Journal

UVa shuts down Hokies
Roanoke Times

UR goes OT for win over VCU
Richmond Times-Dispatch

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Florida State tops Clemson 60-57 on Snaer’s shot
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South Carolina ranked seventh in preseason Baseball America poll

NCAA faces uphill climb for credibility after botched Miami investigation
Birmingham News

From USA Today
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NCAA to launch external review of enforcement program
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Lopresti- Latest NCAA misstep is a concern
Watch- Johnny Manziel’s epic trick shot video

ESPN College GameDay bus rolls into Fayetteville
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte has shot to get its buzz back
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Rivera eyes Giants assistant
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Cochran’s 32 points lead Wildcats past Catamounts

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tom Benson makes it official, team will be New Orleans Pelicans next season
Official Pelicans Launch video
-
New Orleans Pelicans a home run for team, city
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In defense of the New Orleans Pelicans
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New Orleans Pelicans 'just represents us so great'

From the Shreveport Times
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LSU's Les Miles joins $4 million club
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Voice of Te’o prankster- Couric plays voicemails

January 24, 2012

From the Miami Herald
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'Blowout City'- Miami Hurricanes men upset No. 1 Duke
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NCAA- Some information obtained improperly in UM investigation
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Greg Cote- NCAA loses moral high ground in UM investigation

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Resurgent Hurricanes swamp No. 1 Blue Devils, 90-63
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Tar Heels squash Yellow Jackets, 79-63
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DeCock- In mediocre ACC, home court is advantage
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UNC guard Leslie McDonald suspended for three games
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Canes' Skinner adding more defense to skill set

Canes run away from No. 1 Duke
Durham Herald-Sun

NCAA accuses itself of 'improper conduct'
Philly.com

Knee healed, UNC’s McDonald must now sit because of academics
Wilmington Star-News

Are New Orleans Hornets making name change official Thursday?
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats survey fans on possible nickname change
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Bobcats lose 16th straight at home

January 23, 2012

Wake Forest upsets No. 18 N.C. State
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Demon Deacons defeat Wolfpack 86-84
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Will UNC take Ga. Tech lightly? Only if they like to run, Roy warns
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Lightning spoil Canes' home opener, win 4-1
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DeCock- Canes' long wait delivers little excitement

From the Wilmington Star-News
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State has no one to blame but itself for stunning loss at Wake
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Young Deacons come of age in upset of N.C. State
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UNCW can learn from Ga. State on ending road woes

From the Charlotte Observer
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‘Big’ lack of balance hurting Bobcats
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Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula wants to find more ways to use Cam Newton
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Panthers' Rivera is popular at Senior Bowl
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Panthers to hire Dorsey as QBs coach

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina fades loss at No. 22 Missouri
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Clemson’s Brownell on why the motion offense is declining in college basketball
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Citadel football schedule announced
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First-down line could be coming to NFL stadiums

From USA Today
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Rice also believes sabotage; coach ‘outraged’ by claim
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Photo- Jordan starstruck by Justin Bieber in Charlotte
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Oregon coach’s unusual contract mandates
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SEC boss’s seven-figure salary revealed

Mountain West divides teams by region
Idaho Statesman

January 22, 2012

Lloyd Carr and Bobby Cremins appointed to growing NCAA infractions committee
Birmingham News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Some change, some tweaks ... but Ward still in goal for Canes
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Tudor- Big changes have occurred since Canes' last home game
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Pack hopes for better result on quick turnaround game
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Duke back to No. 1 in the polls
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With Glennon, NFL scouts busy sizing up N.C. State QBs again

Bobcats set franchise record with 15th straight home loss
Charlotte Observer

Deacons will try to turn tide against Wolfpack
Winston Salem Journal

Kilgore heads to Super Bowl XLVII
Watauga Democrat

Long road to redemption for ex-NFL player Whitley
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UVa’s top football recruit arrested
Roanoke Times

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson University President Jim Barker begins rehab
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South Carolina loses longtime defensive line coach Brad Lawing to Florida
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Citadel football turns to yoga in offseason workouts

NASCAR fans to get greater input in season opening event
Fayetteville Observer

January 21, 2012

Ravens, 49ers share physical resemblance
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From USA Today
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Brothers set to square off in ‘Har-Bowl’
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Terrell Suggs rips ‘arrogant’ Patriots
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Belichick blasted for snubbing CBS
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Ravens drop Patriots to extend Lewis’ run
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49ers rally to stamp Super Bowl return

From the Baltimore Sun
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Ravens headed to Super Bowl after beating Patriots in AFC title game
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Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 28-13 win over the Patriots

Ravens Crush Patriots' Second-Half Miracle
Hartford Courant

From the Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Falcons' Super Bowl dream upended
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Disasterous ending
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Falcons defense not enough
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Julio Jones, Tony Gonzalez bright spots for Falcons in defeat
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Fan stabbed outside Ga. Dome

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State holds off Clemson 66-62
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Tudor- Wolfpack needs freshmen to keep playing big
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Carolina Hurricanes have plenty to improve upon
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Fowler- Atlanta Falcons feel familiar ache

Wolfpack still learning to play with a bullseye on its back
Wilmington Star-News

Va. Tech's new OC gets rave review
Roanoke Times

January 20, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes fall to Panthers 5-1 in season opener
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DeCock- Worst possible start to season for Canes
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Owner Peter Karmanos- Canes a Stanley Cup contender
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UNC coasts to 62-52 win over Maryland
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Wolfpack defense has to adjust on the fly
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Holliday plans to work while waiting for reinstatement

NCAA reduces rulebook, including allowing unlimited communication with recruits
Birmingham News

The NCAA adopts a more 'common sense' approach to recruiting and other guidelines
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Atlanta Journal Constitution
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NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAMEDAY CENTRAL- 49ers vs. Falcons
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How the Falcons were built
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Bradley- Why the Falcons will win - by 10 points
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Schultz- Falcons finally have our attention - and will keep it

From the Baltimore Sun
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Another chance for Joe Flacco to join the top tier of NFL quarterbacks
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Ravens defense more effective against run lately
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'Broadway Joe' Namath is a big fan of Baltimore's Joe Flacco
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Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver dies at 82
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Earl Weaver preached moneyball before it became 'Moneyball'
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Hall of Famer and former Cardinals great Stan Musial dies

From the Charlotte Observer
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NFL playoffs- No upset picks in the conference championships
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Bobcats are willing to deal in their quest to improve
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Bobcats' home ails continue vs. Kings
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Junior Droney comes up big for Davidson in win over Coll. of Charleston
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New age, new job can't take away memories

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White strangely quiet, focused on winning
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SAPAKOFF COLUMN- The lessons from Michael Roth's catfish tale go beyond Manti Te'o
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Clemson, guard Rod Hall will try to bring the noise at N.C. State
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Vanderbilt gets past South Carolina, 58-51

From Philly.com
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Questions arise as money pour into schools
-
Atlantic Ten in transition

Wrigley Field getting a makeover; game goes dark
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Deacons miss opportunity against Hokies
Winston Salem Journal

UNCW sports - Seahawks must prove they're roadworthy
Wilmington Star-News

January 19, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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It’s time for Canes to play
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DeCock- To Hurricanes, it doesn’t matter who Semin is, only what he is
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Tar Heels look to keep momentum rolling against Maryland
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Duke’s Sulaimon shifts focus, regains scoring touch
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O’Brien- No anger, no frustration in N.C. State firing

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Bobcats beat Orlando Magic 106-100
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Panthers promote Shula to offensive coordinator
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Sorensen- Panthers play it safe with Shula
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Scott Says- Shula gets the job, and he should have
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Proposed tax for improvements to Carolina Panthers stadium draws fire

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson University President James Barker out of heart surgery, begins recovery
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College of Charleston takes on Davidson in SoCon showdown
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South Carolina aims for first Southeastern Conference winning streak in two years

From the Roanoke Times
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Hokies overhaul offense
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Virginia clarifies roles for new football coaches

Fans make Tiger miss cut; Heisman winner gets a ticket
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Maryland fires back at ACC in exit fee battle that doesn’t figure to end anytime soon
Wilmington Star-News

Coliseum to lose about 1,600 seats in renovation
Greensboro News-Record

Big 12 sports- Commissioner says league feels good at 10 teams
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

January 18, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke rolls to 73-57 win over Georgia Tech
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Ex-Gator QB Brisssett transfers to N.C. State
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N.C. Central, NBA great Sam Jones inspires Eagles during visit
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Canes rely on Staal power
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DeCock- Canes coach Kirk Muller brings fun back to team

Ravens' Ray Lewis retiring while still at the top
Roanoke Times

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Key to Atlanta's Super Bowl dreams- Keep the Georgia Dome loud, keep Kaepernick quiet
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Fallout from Manti Te'o hoax tweets its way to South Carolina star Jadeveon Clowney
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Clemson University President James Barker to undergo emergency heart surgery Friday

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers narrow search for offensive coordinator to three
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Poor starts finishing Bobcats early

Vick staying in Philly? Tiger wants ex-wife back?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Columbia (SC) State
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MORRIS- Carolina Coliseum was made for basketball
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Armstrong admits doping- 'I'm a flawed character'

Lance Armstrong to Oprah- Story was 'one big lie'
USA Today

The Most Valuable Conferences In College Sports
Forbes.com

Oregon ‘moving on’ with coaching search
Idaho Statesman

January 17, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Last-second shot gives Maryland 51-50 win over N.C. State
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Pack's Amerson declares for NFL draft
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Big season for Canes' Boychuk
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Woodson- Simpler, stable NCAA would be nice

From philly.com
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Kelly changes his mind; becomes Eagles' coach
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Eagles hire Chip Kelly as next coach
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Eagles get the right guy ... we think
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Kelly hiring not without risk
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Jaworski- Kelly will have to retool offense
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Kelly hire neither bold nor risky

From USA Today
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How Chip Kelly became Eagles’ new coach
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Unraveling strange and complicated Manti Te’o plot

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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ACC exploring idea of creating its own TV network
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Gamecocks triumph in overtime
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Chadwell to be named head football coach at Charleston Southern

Notre Dame star Te'o's story of girlfriend's death untrue
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Butler overpowers Richmond, 62-47
Richmond Times Dispatch

NCAA deregulation- Top 5 proposals in first step to reduce the rulebook
Birmingham News

Seahawks close out ODU, win second in a row
Wilmington Star-News

January 16, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Leslie and Wolfpack student make NBC's 'Today' Show
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Life after Duke, UNC wins hasn’t been so kind to Wolfpack
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Appeals court sides with UNC, NCAA in McAdoo case
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Study highlights spending gaps in NCAA
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Canes fight through scrimmage
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ESPN anchor Stuart Scott says his cancer is back

Hokies' leader happy to be back
Roanoke Times

Va. Tech's Logan Thomas to stay one more year in Blacksburg
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

VCU’s AD says exploring football ‘far’ in the future
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Clemson clobbers cold-shooting Wake Forest
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Woody plans to install 3-4 defense at Appalachian

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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K.J. McDaniels, Clemson swat away Wake Forest on a record night
-
Twenty years ago today, College of Charleston stunned No. 8 Georgia Tech and put itself on the college basketball map
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South Carolina wide receiver Ace Sanders will turn pro early, according to former teammmate

Woody feels ASU is right fit
Watauga Democrat

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers GM Gettleman brings high hopes
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New GM talks of inclusion
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City Council backs Panthers stadium money in 7-2 vote
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Indiana 103, Charlotte 76- Pacers dominate Bobcats on boards

Graham, UNCW trying to be true to selves
Wilmington Star-News

Lance Armstrong admits drug use
Columbia (SC) State

January 15, 2012

From the Roanoke Times
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Hokies reportedly choose new offensive coordinator
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It's decision day for Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas

Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas- Should he stay or should he go?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Woody officially named ASU defensive coordinator
Watauga Democrat

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers interview Shurmur, Jackson for OC
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Panthers seek $125M from Charlotte for BofA upgrades
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Jerry Reese agrees to stop suing over uptown ballpark
-
Sorensen- Bobcats need Tyler Hansbrough
 
I do not own a North Carolina Tar Heels sweatshirt, T-shirt or cap. I don’t even own khakis. I think North Carolina’s football program was as corrupt as Miami’s. I don’t drop to one knee when somebody says “Roy.”
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The Rondo Show dooms Bobcats
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Ga. Southern upsets Davidson, 70-57

From USA Today
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ESPN personality battling cancer once again
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Source- Armstrong tells Oprah he doped
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Musburger- Female reporter was ‘smokin”
-
Kaepernick provides Falcons’ biggest test
Watch- Tiger and Rory’s awesome new ad

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke denies admission this semester for injured receiver Blair Holliday
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Intensity cranks up as Canes battle for roster spots
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Cane Ryan Murphy gets a look
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Duke drops to No. 3; Curry should play Thursday

City’s in pool for Olympic swimming trials
Greensboro News-Record

January 14, 2012

Falcons prevail over Seahawks 30-28 in a playoff squeaker
Atlanta Journal Response

Patriots beat Texans, face Ravens in AFC title game
Boston Globe

From the Charlotte Observer
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Title games feature Ravens-Pats, 49ers-Falcons
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N.C. State celebrates- A fan, a coach, a big win and the red sea of revelry
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Inevitable loss not a backbreaker for Duke
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Scout recommends Bobcats trade draft pick

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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A busy first day for the Carolina Hurricanes
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Fewer questions for Canes, but less time for answers

Signing Day nerve-wracking for most prospects
Wilmington Star-News

Mountaineers will try to build on momentum
Winston Salem Journal

January 13, 2012

From the Baltimore Sun
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Ravens beat Denver Broncos, 38-35, to advance to the AFC championship
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Mike Preston- Flacco outduels Manning in clutch
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Torrey Smith shows his speed against Pro Bowl CB
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Special teams breakdowns cost Ravens early

From the Charlotte Observer
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John Fox's conservatism helps Broncos blow a big one
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Ravens' CBS telecast marred by Peyton-Manning-is-God story line
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Kaepernick delivers, 49ers beat Packers 45-31
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The Curse of 7-9- Panthers fans weigh in
-
Red-hot Pacers overcome Bobcats, 96-88
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Sprint Cup test called a success

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Leslie, N.C. State knock off unbeaten, No. 1 Duke 84-76
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DeCock- For Howell, celebration worth the wait
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Pack’s Howell turns into beast against Duke
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UNC-CH escapes Tallahassee with 77-72 win over Florida State
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Canes schedule set; will face Lightning in home opener on Jan. 22nd

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Hot-handed Pack shoots holes in Duke's 'D'
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DuPree- Blue Devil fans can circle Feb. 7 on their calendars

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Shameful’ college football coach salaries likely will keep rising
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South Carolina loses another close Southeastern Conference game, 74-71, to Auburn
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Milton Jennings leads Clemson to a win over Virginia; Now, can he do it again?
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College of Charleston cruises past Chattanooga, 86-59

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Jennings, Booker could pave Clemson’s path to March relevance
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Defensive ends Ebenezer Ogundeko and Shaq Lawson among early enrollees for Clemson
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South Carolina welcomes three mid-year football enrollees

ASU rallies past Elon 80-70
Watauga Democrat

Dixon's 30 propels Seahawks past George Mason
Wilmington Star-News

January 12, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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For Gottfried, Pack, it’s showtime against No. 1 Duke
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DeCock- Point guard matchup worth another look in showdown
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Tar Heels hope to exorcise Tallahassee demons against Florida State
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UNC-CH 0-2- Miami, FSU 2-0- First week of ACC play showed anything’s possible
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Leagues overseas kept some Canes in good shape
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ACC releases 2013 league football matchups

Duke game offers Wolfpack enormous opportunity
Fayetteville Observer

Feeling Blue: UNC-CH, Kentucky and UCLA struggling on the court
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers must fill slew of coaching jobs
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Fowler- Panthers need to break out of salary-cap jail
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Big wreck unfolds at Daytona testing
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Slow start, Raptors too much for Bobcats

Seahawks ready to release their frustrations
Wilmington Star-News

Deacons, Eagles trying to continue climbing
Winston Salem Journal

From the Dallas Morning News
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OU's Mike Stoops on Manziel- Keep him eligible, off Twitter, out of jail, he might win '3 or 4 Heismans'
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Fox apologizes for Cotton Bowl coverage, was experimenting with new technique

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Does Clemson have what it takes to contend for a national title in 2013?
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Clemson looks for first ACC win against Virginia
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South Carolina aims for first Southeastern Conference win today against Auburn

Redskins fans 'Hogettes' retiring after 30 years
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

January 11, 2012

College football bowl viewership increases 10% to stop historical 2-year slide
Birmingham News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC falls to Miami 68-59
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To slow Duke, N.C. State must defend the perimeter
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Wolfpack backup Battle charged with DWI
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Curry's leadership role increases for Duke
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Canes, NHL teams preparing for start of season
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DeCock- New deal, same problems for Hurricanes

From the Charlotte Observer
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Browns hire Panthers assistant Chudzinski
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Fowler- Shula is logical to replace Chudzinski
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Current, former Giants execs endorse Gettleman
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Report- Seau suffered from brain disease
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Gerald Henderson’s task- Shoot 3-pointers or don’t play

Hopkins headed to NFL but Clemson still has had productive offseason to date
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Some insight on Baseball Hall holding pattern
Columbia (SC) State

New football assistant Banks leaves UVa
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Young Deacs showing a knack for solid defense
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Canty thriving after transferring from Xavier

January 10, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Brown, Wood lead N.C. State to 83-70 win over Georgia Tech
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This was a game Wolfpack had to have
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Coach Williams, Tar Heels working to turn around basketball season
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UNC AD- Strategic plan will align athletics, academics
-
NHL approves new 10-year CBA

From the Charlotte Observer
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Can this team push the Panthers to the next level?
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Sorensen- Panthers hire a company man
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Gettleman bio
-
Utah’s big men stifle Charlotte
-
Steroids fallout- No BB Hall for Bonds, Clemens

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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For Virginia Beach, a loooong way to the NBA
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A long, uncertain road awaits RGIII after 2nd knee repair

Boyd returning to Clemson for one last shot at glory
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Inside Tajh Boyd’s decision- why the Clemson QB is coming back for his senior year
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Mississippi State edges South Carolina in SEC opener

VCU wins A-10 debut
Richmond Times Dispatch

Harris’ late free throws lead Deacs past Cavs
Winston Salem Journal

January 9, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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No. 1 Duke struggles early, but beats Clemson 68-40
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Stung last season, Wolfpack warily prepares for Yellow Jackets
-
NHL season expected to start Jan. 19

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kemba Walker- Bobcats’ first option with game on line
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Panthers keep coordinators, but fire three assistants

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Bowls, polls and 235 days until kickoff
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Clemson off target at No. 1 Duke
-
South Carolina has good chance to start 1-0 in Southeastern Conference tonight at Mississippi State

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Knee surgery is set for Griffin
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Virginia’s style effective, except against the CAA

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Bad turf, fake noise at Skins game- Track meet fight
-
N.C. fishing tourney prize dispute lands in high court

UNCW Hoops - Creating closure last piece to Seahawks' puzzle
Wilmington Star-News

Wofford lets one slip away vs. Appalachian State
Spartanburg Herald Journal

College football bowl attendance declines again to lowest average since 1978-79
Birmingham News

BCS names first semifinals
Columbia (SC) State

Report- NCAA board to vote on legislation that could drastically alter college football coaches’ access to recruits
Houston Chronicle

January 8, 2012

From al.com
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Alabama dominates Notre Dame to claim third BCS national championship in four years
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Alabama's now a dynasty, the best we've ever seen, the best there's ever been

From the Miami Herald
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It's crystal clear
-
Bama's defense grounds Notre Dame’s rushing attack
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Saban worthy of respect
-
A memorable night for Alabama’s AJ McCarron
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Like it or not, Irish inspires passion
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Miami will benefit from college playoffs

Shanahan- 'There is a concern' RGIII has serious injury
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke guards' friendship pays off in ACC games
-
Ron Francis among 11 new members of 2013 N.C. Hall of Fame class
-
Canes skate back into hockey routine
-
DeCock- Canes coach can use lessons from another lockout
-
Former Duke QB Thad Lewis reflects on first NFL start, comes back home
-
Big Rock fishermen still trying to reel in the prize that got away

Beamer, Virginia Tech shop for offensive coaching help
Roanoke Times

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Rocco transferring to UR from U.Va
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VCU trying not to get caught up in ranking

Clemson can’t afford transition lapses at No. 1 Duke
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

A closer look- 6 Panthers GM candidates
Charlotte Observer

Report- Cowboys Stadium a ‘prohibitive favorite’ to host college football’s first playoff championship game in 2015
Dallas Morning News

January 7, 2012

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Cavaliers defeat Tar Heels in ACC opener
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Big win over Tar Heels gets Bennett to boogie

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH falls to Virginia 61-52 in ACC opener
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Canes players happy lockout is over
-
DeCock- A great day for hockey in so many ways
-
Happy or peeved, Canes fans say they will be back
-
Where are Hurricanes players now?

From the Washington Post
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After promising start, Washington crumbles
-
The end comes, and it’s painful
-
Injury halts Griffin’s season
-
Redskins’ offense stalls after two early drives
-
Shanahan, Griffin fight for each other
-
Takeaway- No reason to hang their heads

From the Baltimore Sun
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Ravens offense wakes up in 2nd half of 24-9 win over Colts
-
Mike Preston- Ravens finally find the right combination on offensive line

From the Charlotte Observer
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Former Panthers QB, center connected, even in death
-
Former Panther Jeff Lewis dies at age 39
-
Walker leads Bobcats past Pistons in OT, 108-101
-
BCS championship- Will game live up to hype?
-
ASU tops No. 25 Kent St. 17-13 in GoDaddy.com Bowl

From AL.com
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Arkansas State stops Kent State for 17-13 victory in GoDaddy.com Bowl
  Former ECU Head Coach & Arkansas State interim head coach John Thompson said. "Our guys stepped up with a minute to go and we had to make plays."
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Nick Saban's legacy complex as a man, crystal clear as a coach

Notre Dame, Alabama ready for title clash
USA Today

Irish destiny vs. Crimson pedigree?
CBS Sports

From the Miami Herald
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Defenses on collision course
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Imagine the party if we liked these teams
-
No room for error for Notre Dame QB Everett Golson
-
BCS National Championship game a dream matchup for ESPN

After playing UC, Irish will watch football friends
Cincinnati.com

Campbell wins conference opener in triple overtime
Fayetteville Observer

App. State wooing Wofford assistant coach Woody
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Does college football's future hinge on dramatic rules changes?
Birmingham News

January 6, 2012

Talented rookie quarterbacks Wilson, Griffin are "the real deal"
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NHL, union reach tentative agreement
-
Wolfpack football coach to fight for N.C. recruits
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Kelly leads Duke to 80-62 win over Wake Forest
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N.C. State escapes Boston College with 78-73 win
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UNC, Virginia represent contrast in styles

Duke downs Wake Forest 80-62
Winston Salem Journal

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Still too soon to pass final judgment on Bzdelik, Deacons
-
Seahawks fade late, fall at Northeastern

From the Charlotte Observer
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Ron Rivera keeps his job as Carolina Panthers coach
-
Sorensen- Good move by the wrong man
-
Bobcats' Mullens catches a break on ankle

Texans knock off Bengals, headed to New England
Houston Chronicle

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson coach Brad Brownell explains slow start in loss to Florida State
-
South Carolina ends non-league play with 80-69 win over South Carolina State

Ole Miss prevails in Compass Bowl
philly.com

Davidson dominates the boards and UNCG
Greensboro News-Record

Upton trade bait again? Michelle Obama at Va. Tech
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Ivy League becomes college football's model for player safety
Birmingham News

January 5, 2012

NFL's 'wildcard weekend'- Nail-biters or snooze-fests?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

To those who know him, Russell Wilson’s quick rise no surprise
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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For ACC, this is start of a new season
-
Blue Devils expect better home-court play as ACC season begins
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Confident Wolfpack heads to ACC play
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Williams 'cautiously optimistic' Bullock will be back for ACC start
-
Talks slow, NHL players wonder what's next

WFU freshmen prepare for baptism by fire at Duke
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cavs fend off furious Bobcats rally, 106-104
-
Rivera awaits Richardson's closing evalution
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ACC wins bowls, but gets little attention
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Manziel, Texas A&M rout Oklahoma, 41-13
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Notes- Gamecocks QB to miss spring practice

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina Gamecocks football Mount Rushmore- Rogers, Sharpe, Lattimore and Clowney
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Clemson seeking consistency as it opens ACC play

From the San Antonio Express News
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Aggies whip Sooners 41-13 in Cotton Bowl
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Next for Johnny Manziel — red carpet to another Heisman

Corbett lawsuit could change college sports
philly.com

UNCG reviewing athletics department
Greensboro News-Record

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW men back to struggles in the post after early strides
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Chuck Carree - Local Redskins love affair goes back generations

Former Hokie Shayne Graham's NFL career is alive and kicking
Roanoke Times

January 4, 2012

From the Salem (OR) Statesman Journal
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Fiesta Bowl- Ducks beat Wildcats 35-17
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How Oregon pulled off a rare one-point safety in Fiesta Bowl

Sugar Bowl reports smallest crowd since 1939 as overall bowl
al.com

Sugar Bowl poor attendance a reflection of Florida fans' indifference
NOLA.com

Major bowl TV ratings mostly up, but attendance mostly down
CBS Sports

O'Brien, Tenuta set to join UVa staff
Charlottesville Daily Progress

New additions to Virginia's football staff look familiar
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack 2013- New coach, new QB, new approach
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Former N.C. State coach Tom O'Brien hired at Virginia
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Fedora- UNC moving in right direction
-
Bowl trip highlights Duke's season

1-point safety- Controversial ref taken off Skins game
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Wilmington Star-News
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The 5th Quarter- Some good, some bad, some ugly in ACC bowls
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Few positives for UNCW men entering CAA schedule

From the Charlotte Observer
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NFL insider- Taking time on coach won't hurt team
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Scott Says- Rivera better not be twisting in wind
-
Should the Panthers keep Armanti Edwards?
-
Bobcats Gameday- Charlotte vs. Cleveland
-
Jordan Brand Classic boys’ basketball game moving from Charlotte to Brooklyn, N.Y

Auburn hires former quarterback Dameyune Craig
Birmingham News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Ocean Course moves up five spots to No. 21 in Golf Digest America’s Greatest, No. 4 among public courses
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College of Charleston’s Lee listed among top college baseball coaches under 40
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Jay Mills steps down as Charleston Southern football coach
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Shaw to have foot surgery, could miss spring practice
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Clemson’s football Mount Rushmore- McFadden, Davis, Kinard, Spiller

O'Brien to stay at PSU
philly.com

Ex-LSU assistant Larry Porter heads to Texas
Shreveport Times

January 3, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Duke Blue Devils shake Davidson Wildcats; win 67-50
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Blue Devils lose rebounding battle
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Not just another night for Davidson, Duke
-
Rivera’s fate remains a mystery for now
-
Bobcats look to begin different streak

Kelly, Cook rally Duke past Davidson
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke Now- WR Conner Vernon first Blue Devil in Senior Bowl since 1999
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Canes' Ruutu out until at least April as labor talks continue
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DeCock- Time has come for NHL deal
-
NHL negotiations go late. No union disclaimer

Corbett- NCAA piled on Penn State
philly.com

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Skins kicker faced a tough path to current success
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Ever-jovial RGIII is upbeat about status of injured knee
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Bowls' biggest hit; badly burned ESPN anchor returns

Orange rep to NIU- We didn't even want you here
CBS Sports

Seahawks can't dig out of early hole, lose CAA opener
Wilmington Star-News

Winthrop’s 3-game win streak ends against N.C. Central
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

A&M's Sumlin and OU's Stoops are new rivals, old friends
Dallas Morning News

January 2, 2012

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina beats Michigan 33-28 in thrilling Outback Bowl
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SAPAKOFF COLUMN- Old rivals Ellington of USC and Washington of Michigan feel Outback Bowl joy, agony
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Michigan’s Taylor Lewan holds own against Jadeveon Clowney
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Clemson’s ‘landmark’ win sets stage for a potentially special 2013
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Murray’s 5 TDs lift Georgia by Nebraska in Cap One
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In final ACC tune-up, Clemson cruises to a 92-51 victory over The Citadel

Thompson leads USC to thrilling Outback Bowl win
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

FSU wins Orange Bowl
Miami Herald

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats’ Jeff Adrien seizes playing opportunity
-
NASCAR is moving its digital hub to uptown Charlotte

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Wolfpack ready to begin new era after Music City Bowl loss
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Late run by Campbell sinks Seahawks

Future big-time bowl game appearances will bring big money to Boise State
Idaho Statesman

Bowls' biggest hit; badly burned ESPN anchor returns
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Retirement not in ex-UVa coach Al Groh's vocabulary
Roanoke Times

Wake Forest trying to take a stand at home Joel isn’t an arena opponents dread
Winston Salem Journal

January 1, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Vanderbilt beats turnover-prone N.C. State in Music City Bowl
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Glennon, Wolfpack miss chance to make splash
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N.C. State uses second-half surge to defeat UNC-Greensboro 89-68

Batten- N.C. State's 'roller coaster' football season ends in disappointment at Music City Bowl
Fayetteville Observer

From the Nashville Tennessean
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Vanderbilt sings different tune after Music City Bowl win
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Vanderbilt Commodores make history with Music City Bowl victory
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Vandy transformed by Franklin's demand for excellence
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Vanderbilt forces N.C. State into 5 turnovers
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Vanderbilt turns to the Wildcat, gives Wolfpack defense pause

From the Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Clemson beats LSU with game-ending field goal
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Clemson notches ‘a landmark win’ for itself and the ACC
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Jackets topple the Trojans
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Win full of meaning for Tech
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Dogs, Cornhuskers seeking motivational edge

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Catanzaro’s last-second field goal lifts Clemson over LSU
-
South Carolina trying to cap historic three-year run against Michigan

Prosser’s teachings still vivid for his proteges
Winston Salem Journal

Bowl was perfect storm for WVU
Charleston (WV) Gazette

January 31, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Announces 2013 Football Schedule
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Jan. 30 Men's Basketball Recap
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C-USA Announces Baseball Preseason

From the Birmingham News
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UAB rallies to top UTEP in overtime, snaps losing streak
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UAB's 2013 schedule finalized; Blazers play three of five home games in November

UTEP men's basketball- UAB stuns Miners
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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On-court Conference-USA altercation has local flavor; Clarke scores
-
Conference USA basketball insider
-
Hurricane basketball team still dealing with rash of injuries
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TU sets football schedule

From the Houston Chronicle
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Owls sizzle, Cougars fizzle down the stretch
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Rice enters baseball season as favorite to top C-USA

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM football schedule features 1 home game in 1st month
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NCAA hammers USM tennis
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NCAA- Former USM tennis coaches cited for unethical conduct
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USM picked second in C-USA baseball

USM schedule includes new conference opponents
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd falls at home
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Herd women look to stop struggles
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Marshall baseball team picked last in C-USA
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Marshall football schedule released
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Herd again transforms into horrible monstrosity

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd falls to SMU
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Marshall releases 2013 football schedule

Marshall basketball- Herd suffers 'terribly disappointing loss'
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UCF buckles down defensively, gets lift from Wilson in second half to down Tulane

Tulane men's hoops loses to UCF, 58-50
New Orleans Times Picayune

MTSU football will start Conference USA era at Fla. Atlantic
The Tennessean

Blue Raiders get glimpse of future in C-USA
Murfreesboro Post

MTSU unveils complete 2013 football schedule
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal

Louisville highlights FIU's 2013 football schedule
Miami Herald

From the Palm Beach Post
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Florida Atlantic opens play in Conference USA at East Carolina
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Florida Atlantic to face Miami in 2013 opener, then play at East Carolina

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU closes in on two-game deal with Big East team
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ODU men falls to Towson, 68-66
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Game is easy for ODU's Shae Kelley, but life's been hard

49ers Mayfield suspended indefinitely
Charlottes Observer

Report- USF close to home-and-home with Old Dominion
TampaBay.com

USF Bulls Beat- Taggart's first recruiting class looks strong
T
BO.com

UTSA Insider- Prediction time for football team
San Antonio Express News

Football- UNT announces complete slate
Denton Record Chronicle

January 30, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Big East Commissioner- UCF, USF are "critical" to league's success
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Text messages show time frame of Tulane's move to Big East

Conference USA basketball insider
Tulsa World

SMU hoops wrap up road trip with crucial C-USA clash against Marshall
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU meets yet another icon of coaching
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Herd faces Hall of Famer
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Moss claims lofty title
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MU athletes to recruit for Big Green at SMU game

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Larry Brown's trek visits Huntington
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'The greatest receiver ever'

Marshall hosts SMU with little time to reverse losing ways
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Birmingham News
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Blazer Hoops Buzz- UTEP at UAB
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Jordan Swing playing well, but UAB still searching for answers, wins
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Birmingham area football recruits weigh in on their defections from UAB

Recruits’ strip club visit irks FIU Panthers coach Ron Turner
Miami Herald

Monarchs of yesteryear feel hoops team's pain
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From philly.com
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Catholic 7 early exit?
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Former Temple safety dies

January 29, 2012

Football recruits taken to strip club
USA Today

From the Miami Herald (blog)
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At the club...and commits
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FIU Panthers’ Ron Turner, staff playing catch-up

From conferenceusa.com
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MBK Honors
-WBK Honors

Big East Looking To Add 12th School
ESPN

Big East Wants to Expand
New York Times (AP)

Aresco says Big East looking to keep name, add 12th school
Orlando Sentinel

Big East boss unintentionally funny
CT Post

What Should UConn Do? Sit Tight
Hartford Courant

Big East, Catholic 7 in talks to end relationship in one more season
SportingNews.com

Report- Catholic 7 to start play in 2014
VU Hoops

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Hamrick- MU media deal not 'underperforming'
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Herd adds defensive coach to football staff

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Scarver puts on a show for crowd
-
Mirabal a good fit on team lacking consistency
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Herd hires Midget as assistant

Marshall sports- Football assistant hired; Hamrick refutes claim
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

SMU hopes to close Marshall series with unprecedented win
Dallas Morning News

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM's Hammond begins "town hall" tour
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Mullens chooses Eagles
-
USM loses, picks up QB commitment

USM BLOG- Basketball receives votes in poll, other news
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis has 10-game winning streak, but letting opponents 'hang around'
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University of Memphis offensive lineman Jordan Devey invited to NFL Scouting Combine
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5 questions with University of Memphis forward D.J. Stephens

Ex-USF WR killed in Gainesville
tampabay.com

Recruit commits, enrolls at Temple
philly.com

January 28, 2012

C-USA W-Basketball Results/Highlights
conferenceusa.com

Herd confident after loss to Memphis
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall basketball- Herrion says effort better against Tigers
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd's 2013 recruiting class continues to grow
-
Herd hoops, Huntington hotels and Classic musings

From the Birmingham News
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UAB drops school-record sixth straight, falling to Houston on the road
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Sunday recruiting update- Four UAB verbals switch commitments to other schools

Memphis junior guard Joe Jackson's consistency key in Tigers' winning streak
Memphis Commercial Appeal

No Problem- FIU swimming wins, Turner on Butkus leaving...Steve Shankweiler. Next man up.
Miami Herald (blog)

ADs want rivalry to continue
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal

January 27, 2012

Jan. 26 Men's Basketball Recap
 
Saturday's Games All Determined by Single-Digits
conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers narrowly escape Marshall, 73-72
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Geoff Calkins: Fair or not, these Tigers not allowed to lose

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Memphis edges Marshall, 73-72
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Promotion to help MU raise scholarship funds
-
Tulsa wins conference food drive

Herd's upset bid falls just short at Memphis
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall men's basketball- Memphis edges Herd, 73-72
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

TU comes up short, falls to C-USA leader Southern Mississippi
Tulsa World

Southern Miss holds on, improves to 6-0 in C-USA with win over Tulsa
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM wins 9th straight
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Q&A- Hammond aims to get USM 'back into the fight'
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Latest buzz from Eagle territory
-
High spirits, expectations

Golden Eagles remain unbeaten in C-USA
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars utilize defense to snap four-game skid
-
Houston baseball preview- Infield

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Josh Davis' hot hand powers Tulane to 73-66 victory against Rice
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Tulane's Cairo Santos honored at halftime of Rice-Green Wave basketball game

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Despite injury, Sykes drives UCF to 74-65 win over SMU
Watch- UCF coach Donnie Jones addresses media after Knights 74-65 win over SMU

SMU continues recent skid as Central Florida clings to late lead, wins 74-65
Dallas Morning News

Men's basketball- ODU falls to JMU, 56-46
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

49ers fall flat at GW
Charlotte Observer

January 26, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 25 Men's Basketball Notebook
Talking C-USA Basketball

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers not taking Marshall lightly despite Thundering Herd's sub-.500 record
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Preview: University of Memphis vs. Marshall
-
University of Memphis baseball team well armed for upcoming season
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Memphis football recruiting primer: Top 2013 commits/signees

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd in need of short memories
-
Guaranteed rings for Herd

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall failures hurt pride of fans
-
Marshall turns the page
-
Marshall hires new strength coach away from UCF

TU faces significant challenge in Southern Miss
Tulsa World

Golden Eagles hit the road with confidence
Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss (16-4, 5-0 C-USA) at Tulsa (12-8, 4-2)
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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USM seeks more road success
-
USM sets its signing day events for fans

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane ready to move ahead with on-campus football stadium construction now that agreement is reached with the City of New Orleans
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Tulane faces a transfer-depleted Rice men's basketball team on Saturday at Devlin Fieldhouse

From the Birmingham News
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Blazer Hoops Buzz- UAB at Houston
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Losers of five straight, UAB doesn't have room for error
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UAB hosting at least two 3-star offensive linemen (weekend recruiting update)
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UAB to begin baseball practice on Saturday (scrimmage schedule attached)

From the Houston Chronicle
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Top quarterback target says he’s sticking with Cougars
-
Houston football recruiting- Wide receiver Donald Gage
-
Rice football recruiting- Wide receiver Temi Alaka

From the Orlando Sentinel
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For UCF players, matchup with Hall of Famer Larry Brown surreal but motivation
-
UCF set to play at Penn State in Happy Valley in 2013, home in 2014

Taggart works to overcome late start
TampaBay.com

Roadrunners await national signing day
San Antonio Express-News

FIU’s Cyprien the only local player in Senior Bowl
Miami Herald

MTSU, Vandy differ over future football dates
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal

Home court big in A-10
Charlotte Observer

January 25, 2012

Big East closing in on hoops TV deal
ajerseyguy.com

Report- Big East is near TV deal with CBS, ESPN
cbssports.com

Big East Expansion: Conference Targeting Tulsa, Southern Miss To Replace Boise State, San Diego State?
SB Nation

Tech to join C-USA West Division for football
Monroe News Star

UCF presents appeal to NCAA, has no timeframe on decision
Orlando Sentinel

Jan. 24 W-Basketball Results/Highlights
conferenceusa.com

3 points the day after UAB's 91-85 loss to East Carolina
Birmingham News

Road shows Marshall no mercy
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Herd wide receiver is hoping to create own legacy in NFL
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Marshall football- Sources say Anthony Midget to join Herd coaching staff

From the Houston Chronicle
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Groundbreaking set for new UH football stadium
-
Rice ranked 18th in Baseball America preseason poll

From the Hattiesburg American
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Golden Eagle baseball makes preseason top 25
-
Salem's Wilson expected to sign on with Golden Eagles

Robinson adapting to new position at Senior Bowl
Biloxi Sun Herald

Who's on your all-heart team? D.J. Stephens is latest Memphis Tiger to be beloved for hard work, determination
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Football notebook- UNT learns C-USA details
Denton Record Chronicle

Louisiana Tech hires Matt Moore as offensive line coach
Shreveport Times

USF's Taggart excited for Harbaugh Bowl
tbo.com

January 24, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Athletics Directors Conclude 2013 Winter Meetings
-
Jan. 23 Men's Basketball Recap
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C-USA Announces Preseason Softball Poll and Team

UCF to present its appeal of NCAA football postseason ban Thursday
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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C-USA in numbers game like the lottery
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Southern Miss demolishes Marshall
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Dobson soaring above rest
-
Marshall opponents announced for 2013

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd routed in historic fashion
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Every penny matters for MU
-
C-USA sets football divisions for 2013
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UCF's Sinclair named Herd strength coach

Marshall football- Depleted staff not slowing Herd's recruiting
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Southern Miss blows out Marshall
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Five C-USA newcomers on Southern Miss' football schedule

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Southern Miss stampedes Herd
-
Conference USA releases schedules, alignment
-
Jenkins shines at Senior Bowl

From the Tulsa World
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Haralson, TU win big at Houston
-
Conference USA basketball insider
-
TU's home, away opponents set for 2013 football season

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis still struggling with turnovers
-
Tigers practice report: Pastner, team keep it short Wednesday

UTEP men's basketball- Passion drives Jacques Streeter
El Paso Times

Conference USA finishes winter meetings, announces 2013 opponents
Birmingham News

Conference USA finalizes 2013 football home-and-away schedule
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane will remain in the West Division in the reconfigured C-USA
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Tulane's baseball venue -- Turchin Stadium -- will be Baltimore's practice field

C-USA coming to 'Boro
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal

Football notebook- UNT learns C-USA details
Denton Record Chronicle

UTSA Beat- Football team has assignments
San Antonio Express-News

La. Tech to compete in Conference USA's West Division
Shreveport Times

Despite Monarchs' struggles, coach has Selig's support
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Charlotte 49ers bounce back, topple Musketeers
Charlotte Observer

January 23, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Middle Tennessee & Florida Atlantic to Join Conference USA in 2013
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Jan. 22 Men's Basketball Notebook

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Charlotte and Old Dominion jump in
-
Herd takes on C-USA co-leader
-
MU's Kane grows into new role as point guard

Plenty of streaks on line when Southern Miss hosts Marshall
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Davis finds success, stability at Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd starts rough road stretch tonight
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MTSU, FAU announce July 1 move to C-USA

Middle Tennessee, Florida Atlantic will join Conference USA in 2013
Birmingham News

Count ODU in- C-USA says team can play for 2014 title
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

USM, Memphis grab early C-USA lead
El Paso Times

Tigers bounce back from deficit to beat Tulane
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane loses at Memphis to fall to 1-3 in Conference USA play
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Tulane sees two new schools join C-USA- Middle Tennessee and Florida Atlantic

From the Houston Chronicle
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Up next for Houston basketball- vs. Tulsa
-
UH freshman forward is a House afire

From the Tulsa World
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Defense top priority as TU visits Houston
-
Move to Big East is TU's logical choice

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF forward Tristan Spurlock beginning to find his rhythm after shift in rotation
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Why change the Akron opener from Saturday to Thursday?

BIG EAST: The league isn't dead yet. The new guys will give the Big East a boost
College Football News

January 22, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 21 Men's Basketball Players of the week
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Jan. 21 C-USA Women's Basketball players of the week

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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C-USA is confusing with new members
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Marshall taking tough road
-
Ex-MU players make Super Bowl

Herd's Tinnon still yanking ’em down
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulane men's basketball hits the road to play Memphis in a C-USA game Tuesday
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Preview: University of Memphis vs. Tulane
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Tigers moving forward with junior Tarik Black still in the fold
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University of Memphis football adds to recruiting haul

New conditioning coach Mark Smith aims to toughen up Golden Eagles
Hattiesburg American

The Prospector- It's that time of year when poachers get brazen and UCF gets nervous
Orlando Sentinel

Temple adds to football staff
philly.com

January 21, 2012

Jan. 20 W-Basketball Results/Highlights
conferenceusa.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd hopes to carry momentum on road
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MU releases 2013 baseball schedule

Sneak peek at new-look Houston football helmets?
Houston Chronicle

FROM THE CHEAP SEATS- Will the Golden Eagles make the NCAA Tournament?
Hattiesburg American

January 20, 2012

Jan. 19 Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis AD Tom Bowen says he remains confident in Big East
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Memphis Tigers see big lead evaporate, come back to defeat Harvard, 60-50
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Geoff Calkins: It's D.J. to the rescue, again

From the Hattiesburg American
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Golden Eagles basketball keeps right on rolling
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USM picks up top QB recruit

UAB falls to 0-3 in Conference USA with 74-59 loss to Southern Miss
Birmingham News

UCF uses week-old late-game lessons to beat Houston in overtime
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH offense falls apart at most inopportune time
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Rice snaps skid with win over New Orleans

From the Tulsa World
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Move to Big East appears a likelihood for TU athletics
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Tulane holds off Hurricane

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane fights off Tulsa and a former area prep star for its first C-USA win
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Tulane set to host group of official visitors this weekend

UTEP men's basketball- Miners thump SMU, Streeter, Tucker bust zone with 3s
El Paso Times

Longtime NBA foes Larry Brown, Tim Floyd meet up as UTEP downs SMU, 63-54
Dallas Morning News

Two schools coming to C-USA early
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

49ers fall to Richmond
Charlotte Observer

Late run falls short; ODU digests yet another loss
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

La. Tech entertaining small group of visitors
Shreveport Times

January 19, 2012

Golden Eagles' McGill puts team before self
Hattiesburg American

From the New Orleans Times Dispatch
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Tulane looks for first C-USA victory against Tulsa Saturday
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Tulsa's Danny Manning striking out on a new path as a first-year coach
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College Sports Madness picks five Tulane baseball players for preseason All-Conference USA team

Tulane trip a homecoming for Tulsa trio
Tulsa World

UTEP men's basketball- Miners try to rebound vs. SMU
El Paso Times

Isaiah Sykes cleared to play at Houston, giving the UCF basketball team a boost
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Harvard's Amaker has Crimson back to winning ways entering Saturday game against Memphis
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Intriguing mix of football prospects making official University of Memphis visits
-
Preview: University of Memphis vs. Harvard
-
Updated University of Memphis football schedule includes UConn, UCF

Revised UC football schedule includes Houston
Cincinnati.com

Opponents finalized for UH’s debut Big East schedule
Houston Chronicle

SMU’s first Big East football schedule is finalized
Dallas Morning News

Temple to play 8 conference games in 2013
Philly.com

Charlotte 49ers look for 4th A-10 win
Charlotte Observer

January 18, 2012

Middle Tennessee State, Florida Atlantic could join C-USA in 2013
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

C-USA still expects to field 14 in football in 2013
San Antonio Express (blog)

Big East, commish Aresco look to future after latest breakup
 
Still no official decision on whether to add East Carolina as an all-sports member. East Carolina is slated to join in 2014 in football only.
CBS Sports

Eyes turning to Tinnon
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall basketball- Herd trying to shake scoring doldrums
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Jan. 17 W-Basketball Results/Highlights
conferenceusa.com

Trio sticks with Southern Miss for different reasons
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Treadwell picks Ole Miss; USM lands QB
Biloxi Sun Herald

Golden Eagles complete grid staff
Hattiesburg American

Tulane set to host group of official visitors this weekend
New Orleans Times Picayune

Isaiah Sykes returns to practice, will play at Houston on Saturday
Orlando Sentinel

Memphis coach Josh Pastner seeking right mix rather than set rotation
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Golden Hurricane downs UTEP in defensive battle
Tulsa World

Don't blame Jim Sterk for SDSU's conference situation
utsandiego.com

San Diego St. jilts Big East, staying in MWC
Cincinnati.com (AP)

From tbo.com
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USF Bulls will honor all football scholarship offers
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USF Bulls remain winless in Big East Conference

Louisiana Tech adds Ronnie Bradford to football staff
Shreveport Times

January 17, 2012

Jan. 16 Men's Basketball Recap
 
Memphis & Southern Miss Hold Top Spot in C-USA Standings
conferenceusa.com

San Diego State rejoins MWC
 
Aresco said it was "unlikely" ECU or Tulane would join the Big East in 2013. ECU, which was originally sought as a football-only member, is now expected to become an all sports member in 2014.
ESPN

From utsandiego.com
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Aztecs staying in Mountain West
-
SDSU confirms return to Mountain West

Hinxman- Retention of SDSU restores Mountain West's national status
Reno Gazette-Journal

San Diego State to remain in Mountain West
Idaho Statesman

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Big East Conference continues to change shape
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Tulane DB Ryan Travis to play in Raycom All-Star game Saturday
-
John Curtis linebacker Duke Riley discusses playing for Tulane

San Diego State Breaking Big East Commitment
Hartford Courant

San Diego St. jilts Big East, staying in MWC
Cincinnati Enquirer (AP)

From the Tulsa World
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Source- Big East might soon send TU invitation
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TU finds a way

UTEP men's basketball- Miners can't find basket, fall to Tulsa
El Paso Times

From the Dallas Morning News
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As SMU's arrival looms, San Diego State becomes second new addition to back out of Big East
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SMU loses grip on early lead, falls to Southern Miss, 74-70

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM stages big comeback in win
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Golden Eagles complete grid staff
-
Can Lady Eagles make it to postseason?

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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His own future uncertain, Hammond sees bright days ahead at USM
-
Southern Miss rallies for victory at SMU
-
USM BLOG- Favor transfers, other notes from roundtable

UPDATED- San Diego State rejoins Mountain West, Big East reduced to 10 teams
Orlando Sentinel

Joe Jackson double-double helps Memphis Tigers beat Rice for 7th straight win
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice can’t keep up with Memphis
-
Former UH cornerback Hayden invited to NFL combine

From the Birmingham News
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After committing to UAB, quarterback Nick Mullens hopes to bring others on board (video)
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Sandy Creek safety Corey Griffin brings winning mindset to UAB

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Another coach leaves
-
Both Marshall, Tulsa women hoping for first Conference USA win

Herd offensive line coach leaving for Middle Tennessee
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Louisiana Tech names Tony Petersen offensive coordinator
Shreveport Times

Football- McCarney announces staff changes
Denton Record Chronicle

Navy announces 2013 football schedule
Annapolis Capital

USF Bulls hire Bresnahan as defensive coordinator
tbo.com

Reserves get 49ers started toward win
Charlotte Observer

ODU men drop another game, still winless in CAA
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Grand jury indicts former ODU players Evans, Wilkins
Hampton Roads Daily Press (sub req'd)

January 16, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 15 Men's Basketball Notebook
Today in Conference USA

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Kersey is worth the gamble for Herd
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Herd's Hanner excelling as backup

Tulane' Cairo Santos earns another national award, CFPA Placekicker Trophy
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Birmingham News
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Spain Park linebacker Je'Niah Jackson looks to make big impact at UAB
-
Marvin Burdette prepares for second all-star game, speaks on tackles record and UAB's defense

From the Tulsa World
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TU's conference future may clear up soon
-
Bill Haisten's Conference USA Insider
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For Tulsa basketball team, home games are must-wins

Mountain West expansion: League in talks with Tulsa, UTSA not likely to earn an invite
MWconnection

Whither Big East, Wither Big East
The League of Ordinary Gentlemen

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis Tigers intent on avoiding repeat of 2011 loss at Rice
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Memphis vs. Rice

UTEP men's basketball- Miners take on Tulsa in critical road game
El Paso Times

Colleges- Gibbs vows multiple fronts for UH defense
Houston Chronicle

Southern Miss hopes to improve on 2-0 C-USA start
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Larry Brown, SMU men try to maintain winning ways at home in tough match up with Southern Miss
Dallas Morning News

January 15, 2012

From philly.com
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Owls pres is Big East booster
-
Temple hires defensive coordinator

From the Birmingham News
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St. Luke's RB George Payne's UAB visit doesn't shake commitment to Southern Miss
Memphis coach Josh Pastner talks UAB and possible continuation of series (video)

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis football boosts offensive line
-
Tigers junior guard Chris Crawford making contributions despite shooting funk

From the Houston Chronicle
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Former Texans coach Gibbs to become UH defensive coordinator
-
Glen Elarbee joins Houston football staff as offensive line coach
-
It’s official- Meacham new offensive coordinator at Houston
-
UH’s Sims to return for last season, wait on draft

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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C-USA teams struggle on road
-
Staff changes on Marshall’s football team raises a flag

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Heater brings wealth of experience to Herd
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Marshall officially names Heater DC

Marshall basketball- Pittman, Herd hope good vibes stick around
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

USF Bulls hire Tampa Bay Buccaneers' DB coach Cooper
tbo.com

January 14, 2012

Jan. 13 W-Basketball Results/Highlights
conferenceusa.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UTEP beat MU at own game
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MU's time is winding down for recruiting

Pittman's attitude, Heater's aptitude, hoops attendance
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Birmingham News
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3 points the day after UAB's 69-53 loss to Memphis
-
Spain Park quarterback Nick Mullens commits to UAB, hopes to help turn program around

Football- McCarney hires new special teams coach
Denton Record Chronicle

LB decommits from Temple
philly.com

2012 Final Season Rankings - Bottom 19
College Football News

New TV contract should pay big when it is done
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)

Arena, conference plans unfold for DPU basketball
The Depaulia

BLSC- Boise is better; don't you wish you were, too?
Reno Gazette-Journal

NCAA realignment options for Mountain West, Sun Belt, C-USA, Big East
Mountain West Connection

January 13, 2012

Jan. 12 Men's Basketball Recap
 
Memphis, Southern Miss and UTEP Improve to 2-0 in C-USA Play
conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers get 19 points from Adonis Thomas to beat UAB Blazers
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Six months in, University of Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen adjusting to Tigers' top job

From the Birmingham News
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Blazers continue offensive struggle, fall hard at home to Memphis
-
Scarbinsky- Another Memphis loss shows UAB misses Gene Bartow in so many ways

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners halt Thundering Herd
-
UTEP football- The Kugler era begins

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UTEP downs MU by 11
-
We dug too big of a hole
-
MU's time is winding down for recruiting
-
Holliday shifting assistant salaries

From the Hattiesburg American
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Golden Eagles smoke Cougars for second conference win
-
Eagles now a force in C-USA

Golden Eagles clobber Houston
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
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Frigid end to first half seals Cougars' fate
-
Rice falls to Tulsa's late surge

Late spurt sparks TU past Rice
Tulsa World

SMU earns first conference victory under Larry Brown with 59-53 win over Tulane
Dallas Morning News

SMU defeats Tulane 59-53 in men's basketball
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTSA distancing from realignment talk
San Antonio Express News

Doc- Tuberville off to rocky start
Cincinnati Enquirer

Temple shouldn't have fired Arians
philly.com

49ers top URI for 3rd straight win
Charlotte Observer

January 12, 2012

From the Dallas Morning News
-Big East commissioner Mike Aresco encouraged after league meeting
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Nichols- For Big East, theme is unity

UConn AD Refutes Report Of UConn Talking To Catholic 7, Mountain West
Hartford Courant

Cincinnati, UConn caught between Big East, Catholic 7, Mountain
CBSSports.com (blog)

BIG EAST MEETING DOES NOTHING TO RESOLVE SITUATION WITH SDSU
UT San Diego

MBK Point After - 1.10.13
conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers AD Bowen "encouraged" by Big East meeting
-
Memphis Tigers, Blazers meet one final time at Bartow Arena as C-USA foes
-
Basketball preview: University of Memphis vs. UAB

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB coaching staff appears to be taking shape, plus other ramblings
Despite shooting slump, UAB won't lose aggressiveness (video)

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Unknown future of Big East discussed
-
Up next for Houston basketball- at Southern Miss

Tyndall, Golden Eagles prepare to host Houston
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Run vs. Tulsa awakens Herd
-
Tinnon on guard for Marshall

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP basketball- Miners focus on offensive boards
-
UTEP men's basketball- After long wait, Miner set to stand out
-
Retained UTEP football coaches face new schemes, duties
-
UTEP football- New coaching staff rich in experience

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Tuberville promises excitement for UC football
-
Tuberville's recruiting stance creates a stir

La. Tech welcomes 11 to campus
Shreveport Times

49ers get one shot at La Salle
Charlotte Observer

January 11, 2012

Big East Meets Friday On Next Steps
  East Carolina will likely be granted an invitation for all sports. And it's possible both East Carolina and Tulane will be asked to join in 2013 instead of 2014.
Hartford Courant

Big East will discuss future in Dallas meeting
ajerseyguy.com

San Diego State heading to Big East meetings
Mountain West Connection

It Is Time for the Big East and San Diego State to Be Bold
Bleacher Report

Catholic 7 discusses TV deal
ESPN

Post-Bowl Game Conference USA Power Rankings
News On 6

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 10 W-Basketball Results
-
Jan. 10 Indoor Track & Field Opens

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH parts ways with two more assistant coaches
-
Bryant won’t return as UH defensive coordinator
-
Southern Miss jumps out to lead, clobbers Rice

Tigers trying to kick bad habit of blowing large leads
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Birmingham News
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UAB wishes to continue series with Memphis; fewer than 1,500 tickets remain for Saturday's game
-
UAB assistant Tyson Helton heading to Cincinnati

USM's Barnes to play in bowl
Hattiesburg American

Harvey's rookie season special
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
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ODU might play Wake Forest next season
-
Monarchs suffer crushing loss at George Mason, 71-46

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Ishmael, McDuffie to play in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
-
Short-lived UCF defensive coordinator hire Ted Roof on move again

Former Tulane football coach Bob Toledo announced as offensive coordinator at San Diego State
New Orleans Times Picayune

Aztecs' new OC Bob Toledo wants offense to resemble Alabama's
UT San Diego

January 10, 2012

Jan. 9 Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

SMU to join Big East meetings this week, future of conference remains in flux
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Surprise! Herd routs Tulsa
-
Three the key for MU
-
Chuck Landon- Holliday hits jackpot with new coordinator

Golden Hurricane blown out at Marshall
Tulsa World

Eagles earn C-USA victory
Hattiesburg American

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Southern Miss jumps out to lead, clobbers Rice
-
Cougars open C-USA play by beating SMU

UCF holds UAB without a 3-pointer to open C-USA play with a win
Orlando Sentinel

Streak of 538 straight games with a 3-pointer snapped in UAB's loss at UCF
Birmingham Newa

UTEP men's basketball- Miners top Tulane in 1st C-USA game
El Paso Times

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Former UNO and New Orleans Hornets Coach Tim Floyd enjoyed the trip back to New Orleans
-
Tulane men's basketball team has no answers for Tim Floyd's UTEP Miners in Conference USA opener
-
Tulane opens Conference USA play with 66-57 loss to UTEP at home Wednesday night

From philly.com
-
Rolovich backs out of Owls job
-
Temple begins A-10 goodbye tour

Charlotte 74, La Salle 65- 49ers cruise to victory in conference opener
Charlotte Observer

January 9, 2012

From the Birmingham News
-
Outside of UAB's program, not much expected of Blazers as Conference USA play begins
-
Quincy Taylor pushes through serious knee injury to make impact for UAB

From the Tulsa World
-
Bill Haisten's Conference USA Insider
-
TU basketball- midseason review

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Hamrick goes way back with Tulsa coach
-
Herd opens C-USA play
-
Writers name Williams All-American
-
Tinnon keeps faith
-
Kane must use broken hand to carry Herd
-
Amayo decides to leave

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Manning brings new look to Tulsa
-
Petersen leaves Marshall for Louisiana Tech job

Amayo leaving Herd hoops program; Herrion 'surprised'
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP football coordinators come from Big Ten, Pac-12 teams
-
UTEP men's basketball tackle Tulane on road

Tulane's Josh Davis' big jump puts him atop the C-USA scoring and rebounding leaders
New Orleans Times Picayune

UH men enter final C-USA season on fast start
Houston Chronicle

Knights look to win "second season" and send Keith Clanton out with a title
Orlando Sentinel

Weiner has change of heart
TBO.com

January 8, 2012

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Joe Jackson playing best basketball of career with Tigers set to open C-USA play Wednesday
-
Memphis Tigers lose longtime fan Sunday in 'Big Dave' Toombs

Jan. 7 Men's Basketball Players of the week
conferenceusa.com

Tulane AD Rick Dickson says Tulane remains committed to the Big East
New Orleans Times Picayune

Big East Preaches Unity to Remaining Members
NBC Connecticut (blog)

Next Big East expansion targets?
ESPN.com (blog)

Big East Conference- Northern Illinois Huskies Next Targe?
Bleacher Report

UCF in talks with ACC and Big 12 schools to upgrade football schedule
Orlando Sentinel

From the Birmingham News
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UAB donating proceeds to cancer research from tickets to Memphis game
-
VIDEO- UAB head coach Jerod Haase, players talk about the beginning of conference play

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall basketball- Kane returns, restores confidence for Herd
-
Marshall basketball- Solution for Herd no closer after blowout

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Amayo says ‘see ya’ to Herd
-
Not-so-hungry Herd looking at 8th in C-USA

Golden Eagles looking ahead to C-USA play
Hattiesburg American

UTEP men's basketball- Miners jump into conference play this week
El Paso Times

UH coaching great Lewis back on Hall of Fame ballot
Houston Chronicle

TU slips past SMU
Tulsa World

Plant's Robert Weiner takes job as USF receivers coach
TBO.com

From philly.com
-
Catholic 7 talking hefty TV deal
-
Temple announces new coaches

January 7, 2012

Former coach and former player prodigy square off at SMU
Dallas Morning News

Barely enough
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Pastner, national media disagree on strength of Conference USA
-
University of Memphis moves forward with basketball practice facility plans

Herd hopes to bounce back
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Will USM’s 0-12 season hurt recruiting efforts in 2013?
Hattiesburg American

UH hires Oklahoma State’s Meacham as offensive coordinator
Houston Chronicle

January 6, 2012

From the Birmingham News
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Former UAB quarterback Joe Webb gets start, but Vikings struggle in playoff loss
-
Rod Rucker double-doubles, but UAB falls at Dayton

From the Idaho Statesman
-
How Boise State ended up staying in the Mountain West
-
Brian Murphy- Mountain West deal has seeds of discontent

Report- Catholic 7 working on lucrative TV deal
Sporting News

Sources- 'Catholic 7' eyes big TV deal
ESPN

Catholic schools meet on leaving Big East
NY Newsday

SDSU's dilemma- Mountain West or Big East?
North County Times

SDSU- Breaking down Mountain West vs. Big East
U-T San Diego

BE's Aresco- SDSU resolution by month's end, no immediate plans
Mountain West Connection

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall's struggles start with point guard
-
Bobcats bury Thundering Herd

Monken deal protects Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
-
A path well traveled
-
Monken gets guys like him

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Houston to hire Doug Meacham as offensive coordinator
-
When time is right, Berkman will have spot waiting on Rice coaching staff
-
Rice struggles to slow Harvard in road loss

UTEP football- Coach Kugler arrives, ready to start
El Paso Times

25 years after title run, SMU’s Larry Brown and Tulsa’s Danny Manning reunite as rivals
Dallas Morning News

From the Tulsa World
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Danny Manning, Larry Brown face off as coaches for first time
-
Different paths, same destination

UCF wings its way to 99-69 win over Florida A&M
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane baseball program announces 12 signees for the class of 2013-14
New Orleans Times Picayune

New name in USF DC search- Chuck Amato
Tampa Bay Times

January 5, 2012

From the Hartford Courant
-
Aresco Not Backing Away From Big East Challenge
-
Big East Catholic Schools Hire Law Firm, May Leave In 2014
-
Offensive Coordinator George DeLeone Says He Is Not Leaving UConn For Giants

ODU falls to Delaware 84-72, stays winless in CAA
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Mountain West in daily contact with San Diego State, not the case with BYU
Idaho Statesman

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 4 Men's Basketball Recap
-
Jan. 4 Men's Basketball Notebook

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers score rare win in Knoxville, 85-80
-
Geoff Calkins: Pastner and Bowen agree, beating Vols is fun
-
Tigers AD Bowen says schedule mixup "my fault"

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's newest quarterback, Nick Montana, is instant boost for program, Coach Curtis Johnson says
-
Tulane men's basketball team's confidence high as it defeats Wofford 62-48 on Friday at home

USM's Monken announces majority of new staff
Biloxi Sun Herald

Calvin Newell's evolving role could give UCF basketball team a boost
Orlando Sentinel

From Cincinnati.com
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Bearcats name more football assistants
-
Cronin- ‘I’ll enjoy Big East while I can’

Marshall basketball- Herrion, Herd still in search of point guard
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd heads to Ohio
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Chuck Landon- Schools playing dominoes vs. C-USA
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Thundering Herd senses urgency
-
Turner announced as head coach at FIU

Ron Turner joins FIU Panthers as football coach
Miami Herald

Blazer Hoops Buzz- UAB at Dayton
Birmingham News

After breakfast with ODU fans, it's Delaware for lunch
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

January 4, 2012

Navy still considers Big East a good fit
Annapolis Capital

Navy AD- Boise State's demands 'outrageous'
Idaho Statesman

Seven Big East Catholic Schools Meeting Friday
Hartford Courant

Big East wouldn't match offer to Boise
Tampa Bay Times

Turner to be named FIU coach
Miami Herald

Jeff Brohm reportedly taking pay cut, leaving UAB to coach at Western Kentucky
Birmingham News

Bulls Beat- USF-UCF rivalry a key to the future
Tampa Tribune

Hurricane holds off Buffalo, 63-57
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers trying to become just fourth Memphis team to beat Vols in Knoxville
-
Geoff Calkins: Bowen embarrasses Pastner, himself
-
University of Memphis, Tennessee in talks to extend basketball series
-
Preview: University of Memphis vs. Tennessee

UTEP men's basketball- Miners' comeback stifled by Colorado State
El Paso Times

Herd getting stops, but not scoring
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Herd offense bottoming out
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulane hopes to improve shooting, maintain rebounding edge against Wofford on Friday
New Orleans Times Picayune

Southern Miss overwhelms Dillard
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

January 3, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Men's Basketball Notebook
-
Women's Basketball Highlights
-
C-USA 4-1 in bowls

From the Louisville Courier Journal
-
Louisville football is 2013 Sugar Bowl Champions after 33-23 win over Florida
-
Tim Sullivan | Louisville football shocks Florida Gators in Sugar Bowl 2013
-
Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville stun Florida in Sugar Bowl

Humbled in Sugar Bowl
Miami Herald

From the Idaho Statesman
-
Kustra- Big East issues forced Broncos’ hand
-
Mountain West to pay up to $3 million of Boise State's exit fees

From utsandiego.com
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Calkins- As much as it wants to be, San Diego State isn't a football school
-
Boise State's contract with Mountain West ensures option for SDSU's

From CBS Sports
-
Boise- San Diego St. must get next MWC invite
-
MWC to split revenue if its champion makes playoff

UTEP men's basketball- Miners' comeback stifled by Colorado State
El Paso Times

From the Birmingham News
-
Terence Jones reaches milestone, leads UAB to victory
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Assistant coach Jeff Brohm leaving UAB for Western Kentucky

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis preparing for final regular-season meeting with Tennessee
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Ex-Tiger coach Porter joins Longhorns staff

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Hornets sting Herd, 53-51
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Without Kane, MU not able to produce

USF holds on for 65-56 win over rival UCF
Orlando Sentinel

Mark Smith named Southern Miss strength coach
Biloxi Sun Herald

Sherrington- Could SMU follow TCU’s path to football success- Maybe… but they’re not close yet
Dallas Morning News

UC's Tuberville will make at least $2.2M
Cincinnati.com

Charlotte 49ers streak away from UNC Asheville in OT
Charlotte Observer

Reports- Temple hires assistant
philly.com

January 2, 2012

Aresco- Big East 'unwilling' to accommodate Boise
CBS Sports

Big East wouldn't match offer to Boise
Tampa Bay Times

From the Tulsa World
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Hurricane cementing its relevance after notching notable win
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Rash of leg injuries hobbles TU program

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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C-USA champion Tulsa caps big year with Liberty Bowl win
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Amayo got big-time start to his MU career
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Herd hopes break boosts offense

Herd welcomes Delaware State today
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall basketball- Herd hopes break beneficial
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UAB hosts Georgia Southern on Wednesday to conclude homestand
Birmingham News

ODU's intangibles have resulted in a tangible impact
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

At 11-2, how tough are the 49ers?
Charlotte Observer

Wright reflects on changing Big East
philly.com

January 1, 2012

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa surges to beat Iowa State in Liberty Bowl
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Tulsa ends 14-year losing streak to Big 12 with win over Iowa State
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John Klein- This one raises the bar for Tulsa
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Liberty Bowl- Tulsa vs. Iowa State Quarter Breakdowns
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TU Football Notebook- It's a comeback

It's Tulsa's time as Golden Hurricanes whip Iowa State in Liberty Bowl
Memphis Commercial Appeal

About-face- BSU staying in Mountain West
Idaho Statesman

Boise State spurns Big East
ESPN

Analysis: Windfall for Boise State, freefall for Big East?
USA Today

Boise State ditching Big East, staying in MWC
NBC Sports

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane expected to remain committed to Big East despite Boise State's change of conference plans
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Boise State will not join the Big East as planned, will stay in Mountain West

From the Houston Chronicle
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Houston officials ‘undoubtedly disappointed’ in latest realignment shuffling
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Boise State shuns Big East, stays in Mountain West

ESPN- Mountain West may target UTEP for expansion, sources say
El Paso Times

Houston, SMU, UTEP showing interest in Mountain West?
San Antonio Express News

Boise State Makes It Official, Pulling Out Of Big East Deal
Hartford Courant

Boise State backing out of Big East
philly.com

Boise State backing out of Big East commitment to remain in Mountain West
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Big East vs. Mountain West by the numbers
Mountain West Connection

SMU's June Jones defends his programs in AP college steroids study
Dallas Morning News

Southern Miss cruises past William Carey
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall basketball- Amayo learned something playing at Rupp
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Marshall basketball- Pittman, Scarver critical to success

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Never a dull moment with Kane
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Marshall's Amayo finally joins team