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Carolinas/Region/National

Conference USA /American Athletic Conference

June 30 2013

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU trying to enhance athletic image (sub req'd)
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McDonald to sign with Astros

McDonald to leave ECU, signing with Houston Astros
WNCT 9

Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco visits Vonta Leach football camp in Lumberton
Fayetteville Observer

June 29 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Baggett aims to fill Jones' shoes
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Binegar Named East Carolina Associate AD For External Operations
ecupirates.com

ECU standout Reynolds spending summer healing injury -- and not playing baseball in Cape Cod League
Gaston Gazette

Talented tight end picks ECU
scout.com

Two Cannons Recovered from Queen Anne's Revenge
Public Radio East

June 28 2013

Three Softball Players Earn All-State Honors
ecupirates.com

Kirk is taking her best shot, again
Charlotte Observer

June 27 Minor League report- Mike Wright picked for Eastern League All-Star game
Fayetteville Observer

June 27 2013

Twenty ECU signees enrolled
Greenville Daily Reflector

McDonald And Reynolds Earn All-State Honors
ecupirates.com

From the East Carolinian
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Summer ball begins
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Round two for the ‘tremendous trio’
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Revenue- booze it or lose it
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ECU employee saves shoppers
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Children’s Hospital opens at Vidant

June 26 2013

From ecupirates.com
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Celeste Stewart Earns All-State Accolades
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Hardy Earns Spot On CFPA All-Purpose Performer-of-the-Year Watch List

ECU backs look to carry larger load
scout.com

Atlee's Bolka weighs school, baseball plans
Richmond Times Dispatch

FOOTBALL- Simmons set to walk-on at ECU
New Bern Sun Journal

Beaufort High tight end Baggett accepts offer from East Carolina
Hilton Head Island Packet

Macy discusses rule changes
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

June 25 2013

2nd Annual David Garrard Classic raises money for Beau's Buddies
WNCT 9

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Garrard, friends play GCC for charity (sub req'd)
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Sampson transfers to Ga. Tech

Robert Sampson to Join Tech Basketball Program
Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site

Ralph Sampson's son transfers to Tech
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former Pirate Leach Says Giants Have Expressed Interest
WITN

Dolphins may be the team for All-Pro FB Leach
Fayetteville Observer

June 24 2013

Where are they now?: Tabari Wallace
Peoria Journal Star

Summer Baseball Report (June 23)
247 Sports

June 23 2013

Former ECU golfer reflects on U.S. Open debut
Scout.com

Ratcliffe- Holland expresses concern about direction of college sports
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Baseball Pitcher of the Year
Greenville Daily Reflector

June 22 2013

From ecupirates.com
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Hudson Finishes Fourth at USA Track & Field Championships
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Maurice Kemp Earns First-Team All-State Honors

Compher, Pirates preparing for AAC
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Maurice Kemp honored yet again
WNCT

June 21 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates lure New Bern's Purdie
WTIB Audio- TOT (Inner Banks Paint Remote)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Butts, Hudson to Compete at USA Track & Field Championships
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Athlon Sports Selects Six Pirates For Preseason All-C-USA Honors
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Willis Earns All-State Honors
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Cordero And Oughton Named To All-State Team

FOOTBALL- Purdie in Purple and Gold
New Bern Sun Journal

Harman eager to make an impact
247 Sports

Connor has high expectations for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

June 20 2013

Cordero And Oughton Named To All-State Team
ecupirates.com

From the East Carolinian
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Athletics step into the spotlight
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Pirates prepare for pros
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Johnson named to CFPA Defensive Watch List
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Women's volleyball, swimming receive gold stars for academics
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Swimmer receives C-USA scholarship award

Garrard giving back
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

2014 recruit- Jakari Allen
scout.com

S.C. TE commits to East Carolina
247 Sports (sub req'd)

Crossley was once unknown on national level ... but no more
Carolinacoastonline

June 19 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Hannah Lee Receives C-USA Postgraduate Scholarship Award
ecupirates.com

East Carolina Pirates No. 69 in Sentinel's preseason rankings
Orlando Sentinel

June 18 2013

From Bonesville.net
WTIB Audio- TOT (David Garrard Golf Tournament)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Johnson Earns Selection Among Top FBS Linebackers
ecupirates.com

Pirates take a swing at summer
scout.com

June 17 2013

Leach excited for next step
Greenville Daily Reflector

From 247 Sports
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Summer Baseball Report (June 16)
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First Look- Florida Atlantic

Mull Again - Former ECU golfer must learn to focus amid crowds at U.S. Open
Wilmington Star-News (06.13.13)

June 16 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Report- ECU to play in NIT Season Tip-Off
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Rough start costs Varner
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A good sign- Pirates give back (sub req'd)

Terrance Copper returns home, holds football camp in Washington
WNCT 9

Copper’s camp all fun and games
Washington Daily News

More than just football
The East Carolinian

June 15 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU's Academic Achievement Reflected In NCAA Report Card
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Volleyball Announces 2013 Schedule
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Coach Macy Attends Center for Coaching Excellence

NFL Day draws crowd
Washington Daily News

Friday Sportscast
WITN

June 14 2013

From Bonesville.net
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The call on Godwin is ... safe
WTIB Audio- TOT (Buck Newton)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Varner opens with up and down round
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McNeill finds recruits in camps (sub req'd)

Concord’s Beecher a ‘preferred walk-on’ at ECU
Charlotte Observer

ECU’s new AD aims for titles in final C-USA run
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

Tourney draws hefty weights on cloudy day
Lake Gaston Gazette Observer

June 13 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Honored By N.C. Senate For Winning CIT
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Old Dominion-East Carolina Kickoff Set For 7-00 P.M

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Varner excited for U.S. Open
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ECU squad honored by Senate

Godette returns home, speaks of success in athletics
Havelock News

From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
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2013 ODU (ECU) football games coming to cable TV, but maybe not yours
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ODU's opener at ECU to be on regional television

Old Dominion working on football TV
Hampton Roads Daily Press

June 12 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Turnage shores up Pirates' safety plans
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Class of 2014 Recruiting Thumbnails
WTIB Audio- TOT (Little Willie Center)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Jelnick Tabbed C-USA Spirit of Service Honoree
ecupirates.com

It's official- Ravens release All-Pro FB Vonta Leach
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Suspension over for RB Cooper
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ECU's Hudson reflects on national honor
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TV star no stranger to McNeill
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Ravens release former Pirate Leach

Copper schedules a weekend’s worth of fun
 
For football fans it will be hard to beat the events scheduled this weekend by former Washington High School and East Carolina University star and current Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Terrance Copper.
Washington Daily News

June 11 2013

From ecupirates.com
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Harold Varner Added To 2013 U.S. Open Field
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Compher Earns Athletics Director Of The Year Honors
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CFPA Includes Carden Among Nation's Elite Quarterbacks

Ravens fullback Vonta Leach says he's done in Baltimore
Fayetteville Observer

Varner’s time to shine
Charlotte Observer

Gastonia golfer to compete in US Open
Gaston Gazette

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Former Pirate to play in U.S. Open
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Reinheimer heading to Seattle

Shaker grad ace of East Carolina's staff
Albany Times Union

Duke’s White, ECU’s Compher named nation’s top ADs
Wilmington Star-News

From WITN
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Vonta Leach Leaving Ravens
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Compher Earns Athletic Director Of The Year Honors

From WNCT 9
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Former ECU star Vonta Leach says his time in Baltimore 'is up'
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Jeff Compher earns Athletics Director of the Year honors

Scott Picks Up Two Offers
Recruit 757

June 10 2013

Summer Baseball Report (June 9)
247 Sports

Complete list of ACC, ECU players selected in 2013 MLB draft
Wilmington Star-News

June 9 2013

McDonald Selected In 12th Round By Houston Astros
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Major connection for Lucroy brothers (sub req'd)
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McDonald drafted by Astros

June 8 2013

From ecupirates.com
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Reinheimer Selected In Fifth Round By Seattle Mariners
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Miguel Paul Works Out For Washington Wizards

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Mariners draft Reinheimer
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ECU rookie earns All-America honors

June 7 2013

From ecupirates.com
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Hudson Garners All-America Honors at NCAA Championships
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Vliegen Becomes First Player At ECU To Receive Final ITA Ranking

Pirates tailor recruiting to build defense
scout.com

June 6 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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David Lucroy Named Freshman All-American
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Pair Of ECU Teams Recognized For High APR
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Lubarski, Padgett End Season at NCAA Championships

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Cannon suspended indefinitely
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Morrow on familiar ground (sub req'd)

Ask another team's beat writer- East Carolina
Roanoke Times

From WNCT 9
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Antonio Cannon suspended indefinitely from ECU Football program
David Lucroy named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American

Lucroy Named Freshman All-American
WITN

From the East Carolinian
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Looking forward to football
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Playing the field with some former Pirates
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McNeill granted contract extension

ECU suspends wide receiver Antonio Cannon
Wilmington Star-News

June 5 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Fifteen Questions for Jeff Connors
WTIB Audio- TOT (Tornado Victims Collections)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Three Pirates Set to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Championships
ecupirates.com

NC State, UNC, Duke, ECU all send athletes to track championships
Raleigh News & Observer

Better know a '13 opponent- East Carolina
Roanoke Times

Practice facility top priority for Batt
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

David Garrard retires as one of ECU's greats
scout.com

ECU Championship Teams Sustain Pirate Success, Offer Model for Other Teams
CollegeSwimming.com

Sigma Nu alumni honor swimmers with annual gift
Fort Mills Times

June 4 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Ruffin McNeill Earns Contract Extension
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Future Pirate Brown Named NCBCA Player of the Year

From the Fayetteville Observer
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ECU makes shrewd move in extending McNeill
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East Carolina extends football coach Ruffin McNeill's contract through 2017

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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New contract for McNeill
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ECU recruit receives award
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Student's body recovered

ECU rewards football coach McNeill with contract extension
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina gives football coach McNeill extension through 2017
Raleigh News & Observer (Sports Network)

McNeill gets three-year extension
247 Sports

McNeill Comphermed for Extension
rivals.com

Ruffin McNeill Earns Contract Extension
scout.com

ECU extends football coach's contract to 2017 season
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

McNeill signs three-year extension
Washington Daily News

Ruffin McNeill's contract extended through 2018
WNCT 9

June 3 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Compher must set tone for baseball
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU student from Raleigh drowns at NC coast
WRAL

Summer Baseball Report (June 2)
247 Sports

June 30 2013

Canes’ high NHL draft pick- High stakes, big investment
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Athletes’ academics slip at UNC
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ACC goes to 15 teams on Monday
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Bobcats’ selection in draft did produce passion

ACC welcomes three new schools
Fayetteville Observer

Heyward sparks seven-run eighth inning as Braves top Diamondbacks
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

June 29 2013

Clemson police make arrest in Howard’s Rock vandalism
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton finding the best of both worlds
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Sibling rivalry sharpened Bobcats' pick Cody Zeller
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ACC ready to welcome Pitt, Syracuse, Notre Dame
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Judge halts 1 lawsuit involving U. of Md. ACC exit
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N.C. man charged in vandalism of Clemson rock
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Braves retire Chipper’s No. 10
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Fox looks to expand NASCAR programming
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Dale Jr. breaks record, wins pole
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Brad Keselowski not dwelling on winless season
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Kyle Petty on Danica Patrick- 'She's not a race car driver'
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Danica Patrick fires back at Kyle Petty comments
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick defend Danica Patrick

Hamilton- Torbush, 61, eager to take on big job
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Q & A with Raleigh native and LA Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton
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Undrafted CJ Leslie will chase NBA career as a free agent
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NCAA Report- Collegiate women's basketball at a crossroads

Chip Kelly apologizes to Oregon
philly.com

June 28 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Big Surprise- Bobcats take Cody Zeller at No. 4
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Sorensen- Bobcats miss big opportunity
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Choice of Zeller shocks Bobcats fans
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Scott Says- Zeller pick draws draft party boos
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N.C. players- Plumlee to Nets, Bullock to Clippers

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke's Hood, UNC's Hairston hurt at USA Basketball tryouts
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NC State wide receiver Copeland eligible for 2013-14 season

Assistant Mason tabbed to replace Hughes as Virginia Tech baseball coach
Roanoke Times

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Heisman odds- Jadeveon Clowney, Tajh Boyd trail Johnny Manziel, Braxton Miller
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South Carolina’s Dylan Thompson, Clemson’s Jordan Leggett rank 10th on list of 12 most important players for 2013

Two ASU baseball stars spending summer in Alaska
Winston Salem Journal

Game Point- Oregon, Kelly got off easy, but maybe the right message was sent
Tulsa World

NCAA misses chance
CBS Sports

June 27 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Breaking down UNC, Duke, N.C. State players before NBA draft
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History suggests NC State, Canes scheduling dispute will pass

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats down to 7 likely selections
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UNC, N.C. State building top-20 2014 recruiting classes
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Davidson’s McKillop compiling U.S. hoops team
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Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder
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Column- Patriots had no choice with Hernandez
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NFL must hope rookies learn from others' mistakes
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Browns cut rookie LB charged with attempted murder
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Canes intrigued by Russian winger as NHL draft nears

Former Patriots Star Aaron Hernandez Charged With Murder
Hartford Courant

Oregon put on probation for association with former Houston recruiting service
Houston Chronicle

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Countdown to kickoff- South Carolina’s Byrd, Clemson’s Anthony rank 11th among most important players for 2013
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Alex Gordon sends Royals past Braves, 4-3, in 10 innings
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Federer, Sharapova lose on wild day at Wimbledon

Challenges ahead for new Big East boss
philly.com

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Isner injured and out at Wimbledon
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Hairston's USA Basketball tryout over

ESPN nude athletes; ex-Admiral puts kid in Stanley Cup
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

June 26 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Almost like Russell Wilson never left Wolfpack
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UNC's SI athlete of the year has little time to celebrate
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ESPN’s ‘The Body Issue’ includes 3 with Carolinas ties posing nude

From the Charlotte Observer
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Source- Bobcats aren’t looking to trade Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
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Advice to NBA- Ignore Seth Curry at your peril
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UCLA wins championship with 8-0 win over Bulldogs

From the Fayetteville Observer
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ACC to play bowl game in Yankee Stadium in 2014
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Batten- Wolfpack lands 8 players in four-day blitz
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Russell Wilson still feels a bond to N.C. State
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Strelow- As brother becomes budding star, Seth Curry hopes to find place in NBA

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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ACC ready for the Big Apple, per ESPN report
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Countdown to kickoff- 12 most important players for Clemson and South Carolina in 2013
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Clemson fan fervor for Georgia game outdoes South Carolina, Florida State in IPTAY poll
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Medlen, Heyward lead Atlanta Braves past Kansas City Royals, 4-3

Fans to Redskins organization- Keep the name
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From CBS Sports
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Sumlin letter reportedly helped Manziel avoid ban
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KU steels for changing TV climate with ESPN3 deal
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NCAA argues to keep docs sealed in McNair case

Howard leads the way
Winston Salem Journal

June 25 2013

Two cool- Hawks bring home the Cup for 2nd time in 4 seasons
Chicago Tribune

Blackhawks stun Bruins, win Stanley Cup
Boston Globe

From the Charlotte Observer
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Unpredictable NBA draft raises intrigue for Thursday
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Charlotte to look spectacular from Knights stadium
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Stunning upsets good for the fans
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Ric Flair will 'Wife Swap' on ABC's show

Famous wrestler's life takes sad turn
YAHOO!

New ballpark damaged College World Series
Raleigh News & Observer

ACC ready for the Big Apple, per ESPN report
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Marking 10-year anniversary of ACC's invitation to Virginia Tech
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Serena apologizes again; Pippen questioned about fight
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Luke Hancock's father succumbs to cancer
Roanoke Times

Rare seismic event strikes Lenoir County
Kinston Free Press

More than 60 percent of tickets for 2014 U.S. Open, U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst have been sold
Fayetteville Observer

Big Ten drops Texas Bowl tie-in starting with 2014 game
Houston Chronicle

June 24 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Once the NBA’s No. 1 draft pick, Sampson has become a center of dispute
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Raleigh native Hadley wins Rex Hospital Open

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jansen’s path to Panthers hasn’t been a snap
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Russell Wilson stands tall after rookie NFL success
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5 Things to Watch at Wimbledon on Monday
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AP Source- Clippers land new coach in Doc Rivers
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UCLA mantra in CWS- Pitching, defense, repeat

CWS Coverage
Omaha World Herald

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Truex picks up victory at Sonoma
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Hamilton- Is NASCAR poised for popularity surge?
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Williams, Sharapova feud on eve of Wimbledon
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Blackhawks, Bruins head into Game 6 without stars

WVU football- One way or another, Sims will help Mountaineers
Charleston Daily Mail

Notre Dame cologne; crazy youth league parents
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

June 23 2013

East Tennessee St. hires Torbush to lead program
CBS Sports

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels, Pack reached new heights in baseball
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Midseason turnaround ignited Wolfpack
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Blackhawks 1 win away from Stanley Cup title

From the Charlotte Observer
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Building the Bobcats- Charlotte’s on the clock
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Ex-Bama safety Lester moves past draft-day letdown
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Jamie McMurray looks to snap skid at Sonoma

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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One-day football camps have become a win-win deal
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Sharapova slams Serena; Heat’s $100,000 bar tab

June 22 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC ousted from CWS with 4-1 loss to UCLA
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NC State baseball- Mistakes, loss to UCLA hurt worse
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NCAA investigating man with ties to agents and UNC’s PJ Hairston

UNC runs out of rallies
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson’s Danny Ford, Bill Wilhelm, Jim Phillips to be honored
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Changes abound for Frank Martin as he prepares for second season at South Carolina

From CBS Sports
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Hoke- SEC not the only league that plays football
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Judge- O'Bannon lawsuit must add current player
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Florida State TE Haplea tears ACL, out for season

Satellite camps help college football teams grow their brands
Shreveport Times

June 21 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC prevails 7-0, sends NC State home from CWS
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Pack's Rodon convinced coach for start against UNC
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UNC-CH will be monitored, not sanctioned, by accrediting agency

Tar Heels stay alive with 7-0 victory
Winston Salem Journal

From the Miami Herald
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Kings again
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Shane Battier finds his stroke in Game 7
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Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade saves his best for last

From the San Antonio Express News
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Spurs’ title drive runs out of gas in Game 7
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A cruel, cruel game
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Spurs fall in Game 7

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats add shooting star Price as assistant
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NCHSAA honors top coaches from the last 100 years
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Clemson offers reward for Howard’s Rock vandal

Clemson releases video, pictures of truck that may be connected to Howard’s Rock vandalism
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

June 20 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC vs. NC State- Ring the bell for Round 5
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UNC vs. NC State- Who has the edge
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NC State honors longtime fan John Ward with tribute at Omaha
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Blackhawks beat Bruins 6-5 in OT, tie series 2-2

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Tar Heels hope to avenge earlier loss to stay alive in CWS
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Wolfpack, Gold-Glove winning outfielder to face Heels, with loser going home
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800 mourn NASCAR driver Jason Leffler

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hundreds turn out to say goodbye to Jason Leffler
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CWS- Ardrey Kell alumni thrive in Omaha
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A Game 7 with more on the line than an NBA title
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Bobcats' Ewing- Big men face steep climb up as coaches
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Davis- Pieces adding up to No. 1 for Panthers defense
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Greg Olsen giving $289,000 to Levine Children's Hospital
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Panthers sign WR Dale Moss
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Judge weighing class-action certification in O'Bannon vs. NCAA

CFN 2013 Preview - West Virginia Mountaineers
College Football News

Braves avoid sweep, beat Mets 5-3
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

June 19 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State falls to UCLA 2-1, will meet UNC again at CWS
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UNC tops LSU 4-2 to stay alive in CWS

From the Greensboro News-Record
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N.C. State faces rematch with UNC after loss
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Tar Heels survive another close one

Tentative hitters, rusty starting pitcher equals 0-for-Omaha for LSU
Shreveport Times

Heat survives in OT against Spurs, looks to Game 7
Miami Herald

Heat put Spurs’ celebration on hold
San Antonio Express-News

From the College Football News
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2013 West Virginia Preview
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2013 ULM Preview

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich on new NCAA advisory council
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Clemson’s Boyd believes he’s the best quarterback in college football

Batten- UNC football coach has unique way to attract blue-chip prospects
Fayetteville Observer

7-1 center Alex Len would offer Bobcats inside scoring
Charl
otte Observer

June 18 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Baker Tilly's work on UNC-CH academic fraud scandal tops $900K
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High stakes for UNC and pitcher Trent Thornton
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NC State's Tom Holliday makes his pitch from the dugout

From the Greensboro News-Record
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UNC, LSU face elimination
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No long balls, no problem at College World Series

From the Shreveport Times
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LSU puts season in hands of Cody Glenn
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Atlanta DJs fired for mocking Steve Gleason

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Numbers don't tell the story of Austin's value to Wolfpack
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Biffle enjoying a slump-busting surge
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Spurs, with upper hand, are braced for a fight
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Rask, Bruins shut down Blackhawks for 2-1 lead in Stanley Cup finals

CFN Clemson Preview 2013 - Buckle Up
College Football News

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR’S Mike Harmon charged with another theft
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Banged-up big men might have muddled Charlotte Bobcats’ draft plans
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Stephen Curry facing a new full-court press

Athletics not affected by WVU's fiscal restraints
Charleston Gazette

South Carolina gets commitment from defensive end Arden Key; LB Kendall Joseph picks Clemson
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

UNC’s AD mulls facilities upgrades
Greenville Daily Reflector

June 17 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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CWS- Rodon's masterpiece delivers Pack win
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Heels' Emanuel suffers rough stretch
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Wolfpack capitalizes when it needs to most
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U.S. Open again closed to Mickelson
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Manu Ginobili sparks Spurs to Game 5 win
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Greg Biffle wins Quicken Loans 400
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Duo brings Super pedigree to Panthers
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Lions legend Barney apologizes for 'football is deadly' comments

From the Winston Salem Journal
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N.C. State rolls past North Carolina 8-1
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Blackhawks hoping to regain momentum

Mistakes plague LSU in CWS-opening loss to UCLA
Shreveport Times

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Freeman, Teheran lead Braves past Giants
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Not knowing if he’ll get another chance, South Carolina DH Brison Celek decides to turn pro early

Manziel provides more evidence he’s likely a short-timer in Aggieland
San Antonio Express News

June 16 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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In big NCSU-UNC rivalry, a really meaningful game
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NC State's Rodon on pitching Sunday against UNC- 'I like rising to the occasion'
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At College World Series, Tar Heels hope to solve the riddle of Rodon

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Distance can’t dampen Heels-Pack rivalry
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Mickelson alone at top

Rating the ACC non-conference schedules
Lynchburg News & Advance

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Redskins WR wants to give back to his city
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Putin stole Super Bowl ring- Alternative Redskins names

Hatteras Fever II wins the Big Rock
WNCT 9

Clemson, Carolina fans alike hope Howard’s Rock vandal wasn’t taking rivalry a step too far
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Three players from North Carolina have a rough go of it at U.S. Open
Fayetteville Observer

June 15 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Can UNC-NCSU live up to hype? Don’t be surprised
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NC State- How Avent, Rodon, Turner, seniors built Pack into power
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UNC baseball- Near-annual run to Omaha started with one swing in 2006
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Patrick Ewing almost ended up at UNC
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In tied NBA Finals, Wade says Game 5 could be best
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Nets stun NBA with hiring of Jason Kidd as coach

New Clemson recruiting czar Thad Turnipseed reunites with former Alabama mate Dabo Swinney
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Hurricanes' Eric Staal boosts youth hockey at Fort Bragg
Fayetteville Observer

Report- Florida loses $840,000 on Sugar Bowl trip
CBS Sports

Indiana, Louisville set to meet in unlikely College World Series matchup
Houston Chronicle

June 14 2013

North Carolina Tar Heels, N.C. State Wolfpack will send aces to mound Sunday
Fayetteville Observer

Omaha trip a dream come true for Avent
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State's Brett Austin puts defense first
-
UNC pitching coach Forbes tailors approach to players’ talents

Virginia Tech running back Holmes found guilty of assault and battery in April fight
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
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Sources- NSU set to play at Duke in NIT season tip-off
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UNC, Patrick Ewing and the KKK; cougars for Wright?

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson faithful shocked, saddened after Howard’s Rock vandalized
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What is Howard’s Rock?

From the Charlotte Observer
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GM pleased as Panthers wrap up minicamp
-
U.S. Open- Donald leads Mickelson after suspended round
-
Big 3 help Heat even NBA Finals with Spurs
-
Deck collapses at popular Miami-area sports bar
-
Gaylord Perry thrived on keeping ’em guessing
-
Miami's Shalala opens with 'pretty strong case'

June 13 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State baseball team gets a send-off fit for royalty
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Orlando still in mix to host college football title game
-
Shalala, Miami staffers brace for NCAA hearings
-
UNC’s Danny Green takes strange path to San Antonio Spurs’ starting lineup

Anticipation builds for UNC-N.C. State baseball game
Fayetteville Observer

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Dramatic postseason makes College World Series worth watching
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Teel Time- More ideas on fixing ACC football schedule, including abolishing divisions

Change of course as LSU opens College World Series on Sunday
Shreveport Times

LB Dantzler earns All-America honors from Baseball America
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR driver Jason Leffler killed in sprint car race
-
Cold call from Cole could work for Panthers

Redskins do not plan to change offense
Roanoke Times

Basebrawl video; Skins make boy’s wish come true
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Purdue big man transfers to Appalachian
Winston Salem Journal

ETSU coach pick imminent
Watauga Democrat

June 12 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC rallies to beat South Carolina 5-4 to advance to College World Series
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Pack gets its wish- Date in Omaha against UNC
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DeCock- After this season, North Carolina deserves to relish in this win

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Tar Heels defeat Gamecocks 5-4 to reach Omaha
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Strelow- Tar Heels have Fox's back, clinch berth to CWS
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Campbell baseball coach Greg Goff gets contract extension
-
Batten- Wolfpack football has big week in recruiting

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Errors cost USC a trip to Omaha
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Tar Heels take final game 5-4, end USC's season

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina’s world series streak ends as North Carolina heads for Omaha
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Clemson among the nation’s best in four-year Academic Progress Rate

With bulk of team returning, UVa baseball team primed for another run in 2014
Charlottesville Daily Progress

LSU planned to play Saturday
Shreveport Times

Panthers’ Greg Olsen- ‘I wouldn’t trade myself for anybody’
Charlotte Observer

June 11 2013

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Cavs' season ends as Mississippi St. holds on for win
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Ratcliffe- UVa not the hot team in postseason
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UVa players react after emotional defeat
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Bulldogs' bullpen an integral part in CWS berth

Virginia goes down swinging in NCAA baseball super regional  
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State baseball putting Wolfpack athletics on its back
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DeCock- Baseball’s success felt throughout NC State’s campus
-
Canes' Ellis waiting on Wolfpack to arrive in Omaha
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Weather delays UNC baseball game to Tuesday
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Southpaws shine for Gamecocks
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Duke teammates, coaches reflect as Grant Hill retires

UNC’s arms get more rest as Game 3 of super regional against South Carolina is delayed
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

UNC-USC Super Regional finale postponed because of severe weather
Wilmington Star-News

Teel Time- ACC television revenue increased 64.5% in 2011-12
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers’ Cam Newton hosting 7-on-7 high school event
-
Putting the ki-Bosh on this rumor

Auburn tree poisoner freed
philly.com

June 10 2013

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina hammers North Carolina 8-0 to set up winner-take-all super regional Game 3
-
Sapakoff- Gamecocks put some English on super regional romp over North Carolina

Gamecocks rout Tar Heels to force deciding game
Raleigh News & Observer

Morris- Montgomery mimics Roth’s success
Columbia (SC) State

Virginia baseball on brink of elimination, gets reprieve with rain delay 
Roanoke Times

Charlottesville Super Regional delayed until Monday
Charlottesville Daily Progress

UNC professor accepted favors for tickets
philly.com

Johnson had no equal at Party in the Poconos
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Heat beat Spurs in Game 2 to tie NBA Finals
-
Nadal beats Ferrer for record 8th French Open win
-
Panthers' defensive line built to solidify corners

June 9 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Bolt from the Blue- Heels win opener on two-out single in ninth
-
DeCock- Tar Heels benefit from bonus baseball

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Missed opportunities sting South Carolina in super regional-opening loss at North Carolina
-
North Carolina showing the resilience that helped South Carolina’s deep postseason runs
-
North Carolina edges South Carolina in super regional opener

Mississippi State pounds Virginia in opener of NCAA baseball super regional
Roanoke Times

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Bulldogs use 20 hits, four UVa errors to take Game 1 of Charlottesville Super Regional
-
Ratcliffe- Cavaliers lose their indenity in loss to Mississippi State

From the Shreveport Times
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LSU sweeps Oklahoma, clinches College World Series berth
-
ULM's Todd Berry relishes working with kids at AdvoCare V100 Bowl clinic

New evidence puts UNC academic scandal back on the front burner
NBC Sports

Dope sent to pitcher’s dog; draft pick likes Yanks, really!
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Recruitment process an eye-opener for area athletes
Wilmington Star-News

June 8 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC, NC State both postpone Super Regional baseball openers to Saturday
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Rainout gives UNC pitchers chance to rest
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UNC’s baseball stadium name- It’s BOSS-hammer, donor’s family says
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Police detail arrest of UNC basketball player P.J. Hairston

Gun, ammunition found during UNC basketball player P.J. Hairston's arrest
Fayetteville Observer

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Weapon, ammo found outside Hairston’s SUV
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Motivated changes at UNC

From Columbia (SC) the State
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Morris- College needs pitch counts
-
Super soaker- USC-UNC opener postponed until Saturday

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Rain allows North Carolina to start ace Kent Emanuel against South Carolina in Game 1 of super regional
-
Twin sons of former Clemson football star Jeff Davis commit to Tigers

From the Winston Salem Journal
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College Baseball Roundup- LSU shuts out Oklahoma
-
Nadal outlasts Djokovic in French Open epic

Triple or not, 5 things to watch for in Belmont
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Johnson- Montoya 'found loophole... played it right'
-
NBA draft- Bobcats have wide range of options
-
Bank of America Stadium expanding gates for shorter wait times

Super Regional a matchup of UVa's clutch offense vs. Mississippi State's stout bullpen
Charlottesville Daily Progress

High Point Central's Pratt commits to NC State
Greensboro News & Record (blog)

WVU Board approves purchase of land for baseball stadium
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Andre Ware to Johnny Manziel on heels of video- ‘Tone it down’
San Antonio Express News

June 7 2013

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Tar Heel basketball star P.J. Hairston faces drug, license charges
-
BORDER WARS

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Hairston’s transgression may be minor, but he should have known better
-
Rain ready to wreak havoc on Super Regionals at both UNC, State

From the Charlotte Observer
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UNC’s Hairston faces marijuana, license charges
-
Panthers rookie Kugbila forced to take ‘mental reps’

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Gamecocks vs. Tar Heels, Barney Fife and Darius Rucker, and barbecue wars
-
Chad Holbrook returns this weekend to the University of North Carolina, a place that shaped his life

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC continues to defend use of starting pitchers
-
Miami Marlins take UNC's Colin Moran No. 6 in MLB Draft

MORRIS- Times have changed for USC coach Chad Holbrook, college baseball
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
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UNC-South Carolina series will reunite some old friends
-
Time away gives Livengood new appreciation for game
-
Spurs rally to stun Heat in Game 1 of NBA Finals

After a year off, look out for Virginia Tech to bounceback big
College Football News

RGIII says “without a doubt” he’ll be ready for camp
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

June 6 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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USC baseball coach has roots in Chapel Hill but heart now in Columbia
-
UNC’s Moran set to join uncle and brother as first round draft pick
-
DeCock- UNC freshman pitcher takes on key role
-
Q&A with Trot Nixon- NC State football, big league dreams and ending curse of Bambino
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Five things to watch in the NBA Finals
-
MLB interviewing players as part of drug probe
-
Penn State trustees say changes are well under way

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina freshman Max Schrock returns home for super regional in Chapel Hill
-
Down year at South Carolina and Clemson for MLB draft prospects- 2-for-the top 500
-
Teheran flirts with no-hitter in Braves win over Pirates

Good fortune shines on UNC, N.C. State baseball
New Bern Sun Journal

Injecting Some Truth? Don't Count On It
Hartford Courant

Whitey 365- The best ACC towns
Charlottesville Daily Progress

June 5 2013

Batten- A look at North Carolina schools' recruiting classes for 2014
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina faces daunting challenge in super regional at North Carolina
-
Tigers disappointed, but Clemson coach Jack Leggett sees promising future for young baseball team
-
Clemson’s crossover ACC football opponents revealed through 2024

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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ACC football schedule rotation a reminder of expansion's price

Orlando natural choice to replace Atlanta for ACC's top bowl destination after Orange, playoff

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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New Canes uniforms sever a link to Stanley Cup
-
Canes, NC State working to close scheduling conflicts
-
UNC baseball- Gamecocks will test Tar Heels
-
Duke-State matchups will be rare under new ACC football format

From the Charlotte Observer
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ESPN execs scout Charlotte Motor Speedway facilities for X Games
-
Brad Keselowski loses 6 points, 2 spots for Dover infraction
-
Charlotte woman's sister released from Boston hospital
-
Delany- 'Rutgers will be a member of the Big Ten'
-
Report- A-Rod, Braun among those to be suspended by MLB

UVa baseball notes- Cavaliers get Mississippi State in super regional
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Roanoke Times
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Fortune shining on senior Jared King, Cavaliers
-
Football schedule for bigger ACC is set through 2024

Top ACC foes could see less of Hokies, Cavs
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Ohio State president retiring after recent comments
Cincinnati Enquirer

Gee, he will be missed
College Football News

Social media causes caution- SEC coaches less inclined to make jokes
Columbia (SC) State

June 4 2013

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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After a spring of adversity, South Carolina’s Chad Holbrook sees his first team advance in NCAA tournament
-
Clemson, South Carolina enjoy productive week on recruiting trail
-
At A Glance- Ex-Bills QB Kelly battling cancer
-
Medlen ends skid as Braves beat Pirates, 7-2

Morris- Winning attitude permeates Gamecocks
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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On Point- Virginia will host Mississippi State in Super Regional
-
Freshman settles Cavaliers down

Regional win just part of Virginia baseball team's plan
Roanoke Times

Cavaliers happy, not safisfied, with regional win
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Tribe baseball proved it belonged in NCAA tournament
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Kuechly, Newton push each other to improve
Charlotte Observer

June 3 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Streaking Wolfpack powers past Tribe
-
Elon rallies past UNC-Wilmington again, 6-4

Tribe's season ends with 9-2 loss to N.C. State | Raleigh Regional
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Clutch hitting, pitching missing for UNCW in elimination loss
Wilmington Star-News

From the Roanoke Times
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Multiple error cost Virginia Tech as it falls to Oklahoma in NCAA baseball regional final 
-
McFarling- Salute Virginia Tech baseball's journey, hate the ending
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Virginia earns berth in NCAA baseball super regional with win over Elon

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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UVa advances to Super Regional
-
Ratcliffe- Wahoo bats come alive

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina’s regional final against Liberty suspended with Gamecocks leading 4-2 in fifth
-
Sapakoff- Liberty baseball run messes with South Carolina, Clemson
-
Missed opportunities haunt Clemson in season-ending loss to Liberty at Columbia Regional
-
Stewart snaps 30-race winless skid with victory at Dover International Speedway

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Leggett can see sunshine on horizon
-
Weather woes- USC-Liberty suspended until Monday
-
Regional notebook- Rundown spells confused trouble for Tigers

LSU defeats Louisiana-Lafayette to win Baton Rouge regional
Shreveport Times

June 2 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State lefty Rodon shuts out William & Mary with 10 Ks
-
UNC pitcher Emanuel controls Towson early, Heels survive late rally

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
South Carolina beats Liberty 19-3 to make NCAA tournament regional final
-
Wilkerson’s back-to-back blasts help Clemson shake off skid

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC, Clemson one step away from much-anticipated meeting in Columbia regional
-
Wilkerson’s home runs lead Clemson past Saint Louis at Columbia regional

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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UVa shuts out Elon to reach Charlottesville Regional title game
-
Ratcliffe- Crockett closes door on another Virginia opponent

Seahawks get 16 hits in big win
Wilmington Star-News

Hokies rebound, eliminate Coastal Carolina in NCAA basball regional
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Gross will leave lasting legacy with Panthers
-
Pacers even up series with 91-77 win over Heat
-
Grant Hill retires from NBA after 19 seasons
-
Derby winner Orb all set for Belmont Stakes

June 1 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State sharp in 4-1 win over Binghamton in NCAA opener
-
UNC survives Canisius 6-3 in NCAA baseball opener
-
DeCock- Win helps UNC chase ghost of past
-
Elon outscores UNC Wilmington 10-7
-
Canes, NC State in potentially costly dispute over use of PNC Arena

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW falls to Elon as late slide continues
-
ACC Insider - ACC baseball title drought one of life’s great mysteries

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Richardson, Wimmer propel Liberty past Clemson 8-3
-
MORRIS- Determination defines a hitter

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Cavaliers win NCAA regional opener behind strong outing from Waddell
-
Charlottesville Regional- Another workhorse performance from Rowley
-
Ratcliffe- McCarthy is Joe Cool for Cavaliers in regional victory
-
On Point- UVa gets battle-tested Elon on Saturday

Connecticut upsets Virginia Tech baseball in NCAA regional
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-
SEC leaves meetings with record $289.4M haul, but many issues unresolved
-
SEC meetings end with little football scheduling resolution

From CBS Sports
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SEC's revenues for 2012-13 a record $289 million
-
QB Sims ineligible, no longer enrolled at Virginia

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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QB Phillip Sims fails to meet academic standards
-
NCAA baseball | Local arms lead W&M, Liberty

From the Watauga Democrat
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SoCon hoops tournament to stay in Asheville
-
ETSU, VMI, Mercer join SoCon

Rutgers' issues won't go away
philly.com

June 30 2013

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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One man's decision sets the course for the Monarchs
-
RELATED Conference USA is no stranger to realignment

ODU eagerly anticipates official C-USA membership July 1
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Former AD McLellan deserves recognition
Hattiesburg American

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Finally.'Big moment' arrives for MTSU
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Blue Raiders ready for C-USA competition
-
EDITORIAL- MTSU ripe for move to C-USA

MU's vision coming into focus
Charleston (WV) Gazette Mail

Aresco- UCF, USF rivalry cornerstone of American Athletic Conference
Orlando Sentinel

USF enters American Athletic Conference on Monday
Tampa Bay Times

June 29 2013

USM's Davis lands NBA Summer League spot
Biloxi Sun Herald

Former Tiger D.J. Stephens to play for Miami Heat's summer-league team
Memphis Commercial Appeal

USF names Marsh assistant basketball coach
Tampa Tribune

NCAA has cut its own authority to survive
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

June 28 2013

Southern Miss- Former Georgia AD not candidate
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Former Georgia Athletic Director Evans not a candidate at Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Former Tulane football player Trent Mackey sues NOPD, alleging wrongful arrest in August burglary
-
Tulane freshmen acclimating to college life this summer -- and expectations for 2013 football campaign

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers Stephens, Thomas not picked in NBA draft
-
University of Memphis basketball court to feature images of city skyline, bridge

Texas QB spurns N.Y. Yankees for ODU football
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UCF standout Keith Clanton earns spot on Magic summer league roster
Orlando Sentinel

From the Dallas Morning News
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Two SMU football assistant coaches promoted
-
Cowlishaw- 'No question' Larry Brown's SMU team will be competitive this season
-
Five bold predictions for the SMU Mustangs' 2013 football season

TU Sports- Jenks’ Dylan Harding believed to be an A-list recruit for TU
Tulsa World

Moving Women's Tournament To Casino A Safe Bet For AAC
Hartford Courant

UPDATED- Van De Velde to step down as La.Tech athletic director
Shreveport Times

June 27 2013

Southern Miss' Davis in waiting mode
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Strong summer gives USM's Davis shot at NBA
Biloxi Sun Herald

Former UCF star Keith Clanton hopes for NBA opportunity
Orlando Sentinel

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane issues an online update on Yulman Stadium construction progress
-
Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee talks about entering the quarterback battle
-
Tulane commitment Kendall Bussey 'fortunate' Green Wave offered him despite injury
-
Giving to the Tulane baseball program spawned Milton Retif to give even more

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Former Memphis Tigers Adonis Thomas and D.J. Stephens hopeful of hearing name called in NBA draft Thursday
-
Tigers basketball report: A spirited Wednesday workout, with Pastner in zero-tolerance mode

American Athletic Conference Football Schedule Update
Hartford Courant

Five bold predictions for the SMU Mustangs' 2013 football season
Dallas Morning News

June 26 2013

UC has enough for $86M Nippert expansion
Cincinnati Enquirer

Cincinnati trustees approve stadium expansion
CBS Sports

UAB center Fahro Alihodzic making big strides in offseason weight program
Birmingham News

Ten Herd players in minors
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

USM football to wear gold helmet for at least 1 game
Biloxi Sun Herald

Former USM star Davis playing 'waiting game'
Hattiesburg American

Cersosimo Leaving UConn To Coach At Conard-West Hartford
Hartford Courant

Softball- Hubbard out after six years as UNT head coach
Denton Record Chronicle

June 25 2013

MTSU ready for C-USA entrance
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

UCF unveils new black-stained basketball court
Orlando Sentinel

UCF Unveils Striking New Black-Stained Court
deadspin.com

Troy head coach Larry Blakeney sees another close game with UAB in season opener
Birmingham News

Players commit to Herd football
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson talks football recruiting camps
New Orleans Times Picayune

University of Memphis football coach Justin Fuente records first hole-in-one
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Auriemma Has Fond Memories Of Coaching Hernandez In AAU
Hartford Courant

June 24 2013

Assistant coach leaves Golden Eagle hoops team
Hattiesburg American

Bassfield DB Cornell Armstrong commits to Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Dobbs, Tuani lead Navy to victory over Army in Arena Football League exhibition
Annapolis Capital

June 23 2013

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH ends storied run in C-USA athletics
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A look at Rice's national title baseball team 10 years later
-
Colleges- Former Baylor point guard Rose transferring to UH
-
Rice pitcher Austin Kubitza signs with Tigers

2013 Cincinnati Preview
College Football News

Blair inks deal with Arizona
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
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Time will tell on AD decision
-
Vann Hall demolished to clear room for new construction

Bassfield DB Cornell Armstrong commits to Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

SMU wins recruiting battle over UNT by landing Texas High LB Anthony Rhone
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pastner still hopeful that Iverson and Powell will be eligible for Memphis
-
A comprehensive look at 2013-14 athletics budgets for Memphis, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Miss. State and Arkansas

June 22 2013

Conference USA Launches New Look
conferenceusa.com

Defensive star picks ODU over East Carolina, Cincinnati
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Rick Mello to become interim AD at Rice
Houston Chronicle

Golden Eagles will face Gators in 2014 baseball season
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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American Athletic Conference announces kickoff times, TV designations
-
Memphis Tiger freshmen adjusting to college game

UCF announces kickoff times, TV information for Akron, Louisville, Rutgers games
Orlando Sentinel

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Tuberville finally gets a break
-
UC-Purdue football opener to start at noon

SMU hires assistant basketball coach K.T. Turner from Wichita State
Dallas Morning News

Thomas Milone Passes On UConn, Will Sign Pro Deal With Rays
Hartford Courant

WR Griffin leaves USF football
Tampa Tribune

Owls' TV schedule released
philly.com

Former QB Dobbs leads Navy in arena football game against Army
Annapolis Capital

Carthage quarterback ‘pretty solid’ on UTSA commitment
San Antonio Express News

South Ft. Myers' Joe Gold commits to FAU
South Florida Sun Sentinel

June 21 2013

From the Hattiesburg American
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Turf replacement begins at USM football field
-
Rodriguez receives All-South Region honors

Tulane men's basketball coach Ed Conroy is excited about the huge changes in his program
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF extends basketball coach Donnie Jones' contract
Orlando Sentinel

Cougars sign 6-9 post player Ahmed Hamdy
Houston Chronicle

Tinnon gets tryout with Nets
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

SMU Basketball Coach Larry Brown Troubled By College Shakeup
Hartford Courant

June 20 2013

Bennett- Hammond's contract won't be renewed
Hattiesburg American

Hammond won't be retained as Southern Miss AD
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Hammond not retained as USM AD, asked to serve different role
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Rice's Kubitza & Lemond Earn ABCA All-America Honors
C
onference USA

Former starting quarterback Miller dismissed from the Naval Academy
Annapolis Capital

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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One year in, Memphis Tigers AD Tom Bowen learns to adjust
-
Robert Kirby growing comfortable in new role as Memphis Tigers' bigs coach

OU game kicks off at 8 p.m
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tulane men's basketball program adjusts to departure of assistant coach Doug Novak
New Orleans Times Picayune

UConn Football- Defense Still The Team's Strong Point
Hartford Courant

Bearcats add lineman, lose quarterback
Cincinnati Enquirer

June 19 2013

Conference USA Postgraduate Scholarship Winners Announced
C
onference USA

Louisville baseball team vows return to Omaha — and not just for the steaks
Louisville Courier-Journal

Naval Academy football players accused of sexual assault may face charges
Annapolis Capital

U of M offering suite deals
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UAB checks in at No. 91 on USA Today college football countdown
Birmingham News

Tight end from SC commits to Herd
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall football- Early enrollment gains popularity
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Tulsa World
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TU's Swilling to have another surgery on left wrist, out 3 months
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ESPNU to televise Hurricane's football opener at Bowling Green

FAU basketball sees roster in flux
South Florida Sun Sentinel

June 18 2013

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM golf will soon have place to call home
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Pearl River CC's Talley to stick with Southern Miss

Pastner tabs former teammate and Arizona standout Jason Gardner as Tigers' next assistant coach
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TU's Bill Blankenship shares faith in presentations
Tulsa World

Dubai Bowl- Say it isn't so
Charl
eston Daily Mail

Nippert Stadium new turf installation begins
Cincinnati Enquirer

49ers' men's soccer faces difficult schedule
Charlotte Observer

Former Tulane player Matt Riser eager to prove himself as a young head coach at Southeastern Louisiana
New Orleans Times Picayune

Owls' Matakevich on Watch List
philly.com

June 17 2013

From the Houston Chronicle
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Former Owls RB lands in hospital after stroke
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Athletic physicals have saved at least one life
-
UH football- Oct. 12 game vs. Memphis set for BBVA Compass Stadium

DeAndre Kane reflects, calls Huntington his second home
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UTEP football- Progress seen in avoiding academic sanctions
El Paso Times

Norman North tight end commits to TU
Tulsa World

UCF commitment barrage continues with St. Petersburg Gibbs ATH Maurice Hall
Orlando Sentinel

June 16 2013

FIU basketball receives ban for poor academics
Miami Herald

Pogue- APR no longer black eye for MTSU
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

UTEP football- Miners finish camp series at Sun Bowl
El Paso Times

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC ready to expand Nippert?
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Davis helped pull UC from ashes
-
Babcock confident UC baseball can do better

Ohio contest pivotal for Herd
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Facility projects galore at USM
Hattiesburg American

Michael Dixon practicing with Tigers, with future in NCAA's hands
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Former Owls RB lands in hospital after stroke
Houston Chronicle

Derek Redd- Signing decisions not exact science for baseball prospects
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

June 15 2013

From the College Football News
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CFN Preview 2013 - The Sleeping Owls
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CFN Preview 2013 - Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
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CFN 2013 Preview - Tulane Green Wave

USM's McNelis faces lawsuit
Hattiesburg American

Tulane's baseball program struggles to regain its former glory
New Orleans Times Picayune

Chuck Landon- Marshall fans have options in pro football
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

June 14 2013

Vollmuth relives rush of World Series run
Hattiesburg American

New TU athletic director Derrick Gragg not wasting any time in putting his plan in place
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pastner likes Memphis Tigers' chemistry in summer workouts
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Tiger coach Fuente eager to 'raise the bar' but warns of tough debut in AAC

June 13 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Ten C-USA Football Games to Air on Fox College Sports
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Rice's Lemond Named All-American

Conference USA has changed, but Tulsa continues to be the star
College Football News

Tulane linebacker Trent Mackey's co-defendant convicted in armed robbery involving drug deal
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tiger coach Fuente eager to 'raise the bar' but warns of tough debut in AAC
Memphis Commercial Appeal

USM Elite Camp puts top talent on display
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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More Herd games on TV
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MU soccer facility taking shape

Danny Manning is among the ex-NBA players conducting benefit camp in Moore
Tulsa World

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Memphis brings back bad memories for Cronin
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New UC baseball coach ready to lead Bearcats

College Roundup- Mids rank near top of Academic Progress Rate
Annapolis Capital

No penalties, no bans for FAU after APR scores released
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Two more games added for TV
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Football- UNT up to eight TV games
Denton Record Chronicle

June 12 2013

FIU basketball receives ban for poor academics
 
FIU men’s basketball’s first season in Conference USA will end with the regular season after the NCAA officially banned the team from 2013-14 postseason play because of a low multiyear academic progress rate.
Miami Herald

Orlando could host third college football bowl game
Orlando Sentinel

'Group of Five' look to add bowls
ESPN

UNCC football stadium named for Fayetteville's Richardson
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte 49ers to play in Jerry Richardson Stadium
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Jerry Richardson gave from his heart, no matter what you think
$10 million donation to university
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Jerry Richardson Stadium

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Board of Directors Conclude Annual Meeting
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C-USA Spirit of Service Honorees

From the Birmingham News
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UAB excels in APR release, earning athletics director Brian Mackin a nice bonus
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UAB softball finishes with highest ranking in school history

USM hires new football operations director
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Southern Miss sees mixed APR results
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For Carr, decision to move to Southern Miss was easy one
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Drehoff to sign with the Red Sox

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane baseball Coach Rick Jones talks about the future of his program
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Devon Walker staying upbeat through arduous rehabilitation, armed with love and encouragement
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Tulane scores well in APR rankings

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall athletes earn academic recognition
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Indianapolis agrees to terms with Bradshaw
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Gue wins Spirit of Service award
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Three MU players on watch list

WVU, Marshall stay above APR levels
Charleston (WV) Gazette

La. Tech picks up verbal from Haughton's Craft
Shreveport Times

MTSU hits high marks in APR
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Defensive lineman leaving Navy
Annapolis Capital

With 2014 American tournament set for Memphis, what about future years?
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Houston Chronicle
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Memphis to host American Athletic Conference men's basketball tourney
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UTSA to visit Texas A&M’s Kyle Field in 2016, ’19
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UH pitcher Poncedeleon signs contract with Cubs

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Memphis to host first AAC men’s hoops tournament
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Babcock on extension- ‘I’m thrilled to be here’

First American men's hoops tournament set for Memphis
Tampa Bay Times

UConn Men Earn 947 APR Score; Eligible For Postseason In 2014
Hartford Courant

Terrence Mitchell leaving USF Bulls football program
Tampa Tribune

June 11 2013

Conference USA Football 2013 Predictions
AthlonSports.com

Memphis expected to be named host of 2014 American hoops tournament at Tuesday news conference
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Mohegan Sun Officially Gets American Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Tournament
Hartford Courant

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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American conference women's tourney at casino
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Cronin's deal includes $100K retention bonus

Opportunity ahead for Herd
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU may earn a victory over WVU
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Season tickets available for 2013

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane linebacker Trent Mackey's robbery trial pushed back to July 9
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David Berger-Avenger Field dedication recalls memories of slain 1972 Olympian

UTEP men's basketball- 5 of Miners' 6 freshmen in classes
El Paso Times

The Prospector- Orlando homecookin' is good, but UCF often gets leftovers
Orlando Sentinel

ODU recommends 2-year contract extension for Barefoot
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hibbs staying put with Charlotte 49ers
Charlotte Observer

UTSA will take on Texas A&M in football
San Antonio Express News

June 10 2013

Rice's season ends with 17th-inning loss to N.C. State
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack headed to College World Series after winning 17-inning classic
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NC State's Ogburn shines when he’s needed
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DeCock- Team effort takes Wolfpack to Omaha

From the Fayetteville Observer
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N.C. State baseball rallies in 17th for 5-4 win over Rice, trip to College World Series
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Strelow- N.C. State back in College World Series after 45-year absence

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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The Mount Rushmore of Herd football
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McCray back to lead Gardner-Webb

Herd baseball, track beating the odds
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UCF performance solidifies Knights as favorite for Chris Davis Jr
Orlando Sentinel

S.J. pair commits to Temple
philly.com

June 9 2013

From the Houston Chronicle
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Owls in a hole after Game 1 loss to Wolfpack
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Brewers select Rice outfielder Ratterree in tenth round
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Three more UH players taken in MLB draft

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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A new Cardiac Pack- State rallies in ninth to win opener over Rice
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Fincher, Williams deliver for Wolfpack when it matters most

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Ballou selected in 15th round
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MU's Blair eager to start journey

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Transfer forward David Pellom finds 'right fit' with Memphis Tigers
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Tigers basketball notebook: Transfer guard Dixon makes workout debut for Memphis on Saturday

From the Tampa Tribune
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Noriega leaving USF men’s basketball team
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USF-Michigan State game to be televised by ESPN

Tulane men's basketball adds height with its four newest signees
New Orleans Times Picayune

MTSU foes struggled in 2012
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Football- Summer sales pitch
Denton Record Chronicle

June 8 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Ten C-USA Players Selected in First 10 Rounds of MLB Draft
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C-USA Picks Up First NCAA Title in Steeplechase
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C-USA NCAA Track & Field Championships

Rice baseball team welcomes extra day of rest after rainout
Houston Chronicle

Rain delay gives Wolfpack, Owls extra rest
Raleigh News & Observer

'A dream come true'- USM's Pierce drafted by Cardinals
Hattiesburg American

Marshall baseball- Blair becomes highest MLB draft pick in Herd history
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Charlotte 49ers' football stadium name announcement coming
Charlotte Observer

From the Dallas Morning News
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Ex-SMU assistant athletic director at heart of football scandal dies
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TS Sports to supply video displays in renovated Moody Coliseum

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Ty Neal named new UC baseball coach
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UC-Illinois football to be on ESPN2 or ESPNU
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UC basketball schedules Nebraska
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Magazine predicts UC football at 9-3

FIU basketball coach Anthony Evans faces many obstacles in first season
Miami Herald

June 7 2013

Owls Meet NC State This Weekend In NCAA Super Regional
Rice Athletics

N.C. State happy to be home for its super-regional series against Rice
Winston Salem Journal

N.C. State pitcher Rodon ready for anything
Raleigh News & Observer

UH grants RB Sims release, with restrictions
Houston Chronicle

Diamondbacks select Marshall pitcher Blair
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulane's Ian Gibaut is named a Freshman All-American
New Orleans Times Picayune

Memphis Tigers women's basketball team loses four players
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 6 2013

Aresco talks changing college landscape
wralSportsfan.com

ODU expansion is delayed a few months
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice pitcher tagged as one of college baseball's best freshman
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Two Cougars named to Freshman All-America team

UCF at FIU game moved to Friday, Sept. 6 at 8 p.m
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers newcomers get first lessons from Pastner as summer workouts begin
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Dixon says he's headed to U of M

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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No longer in Big East, UC invited to Jimmy V Classic
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Cronin supports Gaines' decision to transfer

Men's basketball- UNT adds Cincinnati center
Denton Record Chronicle

Texas forward transfers to Temple
philly.com

SMU’s Larry Brown reportedly contacted by Nets and 76ers
Dallas Morning News

Blair may be highest MU pick of all time
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Alfred Morris plays paintball at Redskins fan's bachelor party
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Two MTSU programs get high APRmarks
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

June 5 2013

NC State baseball- Pack prepares for tradition-rich Rice
Raleigh News & Observer

Disappointment lingers as FAU baseball returns to Boca Raton
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Blair has positive test for Adderall
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall baseball- Report- Top draft prospect Blair tests positive for Adderall
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Marshall track and field- Friends, former roommates off to nationals

Golden Eagles aim to avoid repeat of roller coaster 2013 season
Hattiesburg American

Something to build on for Southern Miss in 2014
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Houston agrees to football series with Arizona
Houston Chronicle

UTEP football camp plans move forward
El Paso Times

Tigers awaiting transfer decision from former Missouri guard Michael Dixon
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 4 2013

FAU blows two leads, falls to UNC 12-11 in 13 innings
South Florida Sun Sentinel

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC rallies for a 12-11 win over Florida Atlantic in 13 innings
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Heels rally, rally and rally again in instant classic
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NC State will face Rice in NCAA Super Regional

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice rolls past Oregon to meet N. Carolina St
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Rice knocks off Oregon 11-4, advances to super regionals
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Raleigh Super Regional- Rice vs. North Carolina State
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Rice guard DeBose transfers to Florida Gulf Coast
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UH's leading receiver Peace loses eligibility

Tulane's Cannizaro, Napoli and Rizzotti gearing up for MLB draft
New Orleans Times Picayune

Marshall Thundering Herd ranked No. 84 in the Sentinel's
Orlando Sentinel

The Marshall offense will expode, but can the D hold up?
College Football News

Chuck Landon- MU rich with Georgia recruits
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UConn baseball coach Jim Penders learns he is not a match to donate liver to ex-teammate
Hartford Courant

UC's Ono- Ohio should have multiple flagships
Cincinnati Enquirer

UTSA men’s basketball signs four to letters of intent
San Antonio Express News

June 3 2013

Santiago's homer gives FAU an improbable win over North Carolina
South Florida Sun Sentinel

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC suffers 3-2 loss against Florida Atlantic
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DeCock- Tight Tar Heels on verge of early elimination

Oregon forces Rice into winner-take-all
Houston Chronicle

Virginia Tech Wins, Bouncing UConn From NCAA Tournament
Hartford Courant

Marshall baseball- Huntington mayor eyes stadium, minor league team
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Ex-Owl apologizes for DUI
philly.com

ODU gets big win in recruiting with transfer from WVU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

June 2 2013

From the Houston Chronicle
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Stephens’ gem sends Rice to regional championship game
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Football recruiting- Cougars pick up four commitments at junior day
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Youngs say they’re leaving UH

UConn Loses To Oklahoma In 12th; Must Beat Va. Tech
Hartford Courant

FAU survives elimination game, beats Canisius 14-6
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Aggies send Roadrunners home
San Antonio Express News

Q&A: Mike Aresco, American Athletic Conference commissioner
CBS Sports

49ers reveal football uniforms
Charlotte Observer

Golden Eagles slated for home-and-home series with Miami
Hattiesburg American

Chuck Landon- Reminder to Herd faculty- Athletics put MU on map
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Former Tulane equipment director David Lowry dies Saturday after struggle with renal cancer
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tiger basketball notebook: Pastner happy to add 'efficient and effective' Pellom
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Former UC coach Butch Jones ran, but didn't cut
Cincinnati Enquirer

Blue Raider recruiting class ranked high
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

June 1 2013

Rice opens NCAA Tournament with win in 11th inning
Houston Chronicle

Naval Academy investigating football players for alleged sexual assault
Annapolis Capital

Report- Navy eyes three players in sexual assault
CBS Sports

Memphis bar owner Thomas ''Silky" Sullivan, a factor in the Beale Street renaissance, dies at age 71
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Conference USA Preview- The League Has Gotten Bigger. But Is It Better?
Bloguin (blog)

UConn Beats Virginia Tech, 5-2; Moves On To Play Oklahoma
Hartford Courant

UCF, Penn State game in Ireland moves closer to becoming a reality
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane coaches react to president Scott Cowen's 2014 retirement
New Orleans Times Picayune

Old Dominion unveils new basketball court logo
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Butch Jones- 'I truly loved being in Cincinnati'
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OSU president has strong remarks about UC
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Doc- Leave jokes to comedians, Gordon Gee

Chuck Landon- Open spots remain on roster for MU hoops
Huntington Herald Dispatch