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Conference USA /American Athletic Conference

July 31, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Jeff Connors melds minds and bodies
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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Ngeze transferring to ECU
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Hoffman shines at Cape Cod

Busy road closure surprises ECU students
WCTI12

July 30, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Reliving history as it happened
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Ravens sign Robeson County's Vonta Leach after releasing him in June
Fayetteville Observer

FB Vonta Leach returns to Ravens
Baltimore Sun

Leach back with Ravens
WNCT 9

Ravens Sign FB Leach After Releasing Him In June
WITN

Srixon All-America Scholar
ecupirates.com

First look- Football Schedule
Scout.com

"Mules" Helping ECU Police Patrol Campus Efficiently
WITN

Yeargan appointed to ECU Board of Trustees
Fuquay-Varina Independent

July 29, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Power 5 breakaway not the answer
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Quarterback Shane Carden has several weapons to get the ball to for East Carolina
Birmingham News

Final Score Exclusive- Top 5 Games in Dowdy-Ficken Stadium History---5. ECU 51, Tulsa 49 in 2010
WNCT

July 28, 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

2013 East Carolina Preview
College Football News

ECU Ladies Football Clinic Highlights
ecupirates.com

ECU fishermen head to championship
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

From WITN
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ECU Holds 9th Annual Women's Clinic
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Pirate Fans Get To Practice Like A Pirate

Lady Pirates take over Dowdy-Ficklen for annual Ladies Clinic
WNCT

July 27, 2013

From ecupirates.com
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Meet The Pirates Event Scheduled For August 17th
2nd Annual Football Fantasy Camp

Ruffin McNeill holds his annual fantasy camp
WNCT

Pirate Fans Get To Practice Like A Pirate
WITN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU student dies in accident
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Johnson, Hester race cheetah

Cox to televise 3 ODU football games, including ECU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From scout.com
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Update- Pirates Summer Baseball
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Preview- East Carolina

July 26, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Team-by-Team Thumbnail Previews
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Women's Basketball, Swimming Earn C-USA Sport Academic Awards
ecupirates.com

ECU poised to turn ‘goals and vision’ into championship reality
Wilmington Star-News

C-USA in period of transition
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates expect more than a conference title
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Behind the mic with the voice of Pirate Radio
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Track and Field inks ’13 class

ECU preps for last C-USA year as 6 join
Raleigh News & Observer

Jacen Murphy suffers injury and will miss season
WECT

WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 24
 
Jacen Murphy will not be playing college football this season at East Carolina
WWAY

Coaches Corner- Kirk Doll
Scout.com

Simulating the season
247 Sports

July 25, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates picked to click
Audio- Ruffin McNeill at Media Day
Audio- Shane Carden at Media Day
WTIB Audio- TOT (Band of Oz)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

McNeill & Carden Participate at Media Day
ecupirates.com

Several schools look ahead to final year in Conference USA
El Paso Times

C-USA coaches name Tulsa, ECU early favorites
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

McNeill, Carden represent East Carolina at C-USA Media Day
WNCT

ECU ready to live up to preseason hype
WRALSportsFan.com

Magazu is ECU's top chef
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Six Pirates Make Watch Lists
Scout.com

July 24, 2013

From ecupirates.com
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2013 C-USA Football Media Day Coverage
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J'Kyra Brown Shines in North Carolina East-West All-Star Game

From scout.com
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2014 Recruit has ECU in Top Four
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Draft Video- Jeff Hoffman

Photo: Walmart In Greenville Creates Impressive Display To Show Support For East Carolina Pirates
College Spun

N.C. coaches gather for causes
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

July 23, 2013

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Extend Broadcast Partnership With WNCT Radio
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Women's Hoops Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Photo- ECU's CIT Championship Rings Are In, And They Are Sweet
College Spun

July 22, 2013

Gardner-Webb hires Tim Craft
 
Craft has been on Jeff Lebo's staff for the past four seasons
ESPN

From the SB Nation
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Gardner-Webb to Hire East Carolina Assistant Tim Craft
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ECU's Tim Craft will take over at Gardner-Webb, according to report

July 21, 2013

Summer Baseball Report (July 21)
247 Sports

July 20, 2013

Conference USA Preview- East Division
Scout.com

July 19, 2013

Swimming And Diving Squads Earn Scholar All-American Honors
ecupirates.com

C-USA Team by Team Hoops Preview: ECU Pirates
SB Nation - Miner Rush

Thursday's local college roundup- Coaches name East Carolina as C-USA East football favorite
Hampton Roads Daily Press

July 18, 2013

College football countdown | No. 50- East Carolina
USA Today

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates in the making
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Creating a culture- Buzz surrounds Pirate hoops
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College football gives back

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Picked To Win C-USA East Division
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Petar Torlak Named To NABC Honors Court

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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The pick in the East
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ECU picked to win division

ECU Picked To Win C-USA East Division
WNCT

East Carolina favorite for C-USA East crown
Fayetteville Observer

It’s official- ECU is the team to beat in the CUSA-East
Wilmington Star-News

ECU Pirates picked to win C-USA East
Raleigh News & Observer

The Five Toughest
247 Sports

Live@5- Rick Smith
Pirate Radio 1250

July 17, 2013

From ecupirates.com
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Hardy Named To 2013 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
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McNeill Offers Local Support Through N.C. Coaches for Charity

Joyner to join ECU Trustees
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

C-USA Football Preview- West Division
scout.com

July 16, 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Johnson Named To 2013 Butkus Award Watch List
ecupirates.com

Johnson Named To 2013 Butkus Award Watch List
WNCT 9

July 15, 2013

Rant Sports College Football Top 100- No. 48 East Carolina Pirates
Rant Sports

First Look- Middle Tennessee State
247 Sports

Welcome to C-USA- UNC-Charlotte
scout.com

July 14, 2013

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU adds 23 track recruits
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ECU news- Extending university mission

Rain doesn't dampen spirits at Jay Ross football camp
Wilmington Star-News

Summer Baseball Report (July 14)
247 Sports

July 13, 2013

C-USA Player Spotlight- ECU QB Shane Carden
conferenceusa.com

ECU Father-Son baseball camp takes over Clark-Leclair
WNCT 9

East Carolina ready for conference move
WRAL Sports

July 12, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Prep coach sees bright future for Carter
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Recruiting Thumbnail- LB Joe Carter
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Track & Field Signs 23 for the 2013-14 School Year
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Jelnick and Wolte Earn C-USA Scholar-Athlete Awards
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Simmons Named To 2013 Outland Watch List

From WITN
Tignor Named To 2013 Ray Guy Watch List
Harvey Named To 2013 Lou Groza Watch List

Military Bowl to pit new American Conference against ACC
WNCT 9

Welcome to C-USA- Middle Tennessee State
scout.com

Area Sports Briefs - Ross charity hoops set for Friday; Sharks fall
Wilmington Star-News

July 11, 2013

From ecupirates.com
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Tignor Named To 2013 Ray Guy Watch List
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Harvey Named To 2013 Lou Groza Watch List

Prosperous pro start
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the East Carolinian
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Chase McDonald in the minors
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Southeastern Conference’s growth
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Voyaging new seas- football primed for memorable final season in C-USA

East Carolina kickers on national watch lists
Fayetteville Observer

At ECU and Duke, special teams really are special
Wilmington Star-News

July 10 2013

EAST CAROLINA- Compher embraces role as ECU's new Athletics Director
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU Baseball holds Little League Camp
WNCT 9

What it Would Take
247 Sports

Construction to begin on dental training center
Winston Salem Journal

July 9 2013

Former Fort Mill punter rolls from Tide to East Carolina
Fort Mills Times

Welcome to C-USA- Louisiana Tech
scout.com

July 8 2013

Summer Baseball Report (July 7)
247 Sports

July 7 2013

ECU Notes- Construction underway
Greenville Daily Reflector

Welcome to C-USA- Florida International
scout.com

July 6 2013

McDonald makes pro debut, goes 1-4
WNCT 9

Minicozzi on major league quest
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 5 2013

Wolte And Kirk Repeat As NGCA Scholar All-Americans
ecupirates.com

ECU dominates preseason All-Conference USA football selections
Wilmington Star-News

Welcome to C-USA- North Texas
scout.com

July 4 2013

Terry Holland: Intercollegiate Athletics On 'Fast Train'
Hartford Courant

Summer storyline cocktail: One part P.J., one part Pirates
WRAL Sports

From WITN
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Katie Paschal Leaving ECU
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Conference USA Officially Welcomes 8 New Members

Welcome to C-USA- Texas-San Antonio
scout.com

July 3 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Recruiting Thumbnail- OT Erik Lenzen
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the East Carolinian
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Fight for the top in N.C
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Ranking the Carolinas

Get to know the East Carolina Pirates
UTSA Athletics

Registration Still Open For 2013 Summer Baseball Camps
ecupirates.com

July 2 2013

Harvey And Tignor Named To CFPA Special Teams Watch List
ecupirates.com

Cardinal Gibbons offensive lineman Erik Lenzen commits to East Carolina
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Inman named football coach at Topsail
Wilmington Star-News

July 1 2013

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

Harvey And Tignor Named To CFPA Special Teams Watch List
Raleigh News & Observer

July 31, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke searches for breakout wide receivers
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UNC professors declare support for faculty leader Jan Boxill
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Canes’ Tim Brent heads to Russia

From the Charlotte Observer
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From the heart- Cam Newton's gift to a fan
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Panthers sign TE Zack Pianalto, waive Nelson Rosario
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Rutherfordton gets 2nd chance for Little League glory
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It's SEC vs. world, and SEC's favored

From the Winston Salem Journal
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GM- Panthers want to build around Newton
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Hamilton- A birth, a scare change perspective

Scot Loeffler still installing new offense at Virginia Tech
Roanoke Times

Coaching Clowney- New defensive line coach says South Carolina’s star still learning
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Manziel’s parents seriously worried for Heisman son
USA Today

July 30, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hairston’s bad decisions put UNC's season at risk
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Hairston car registered to Charlotte woman
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Whittenburg to return to NC State
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Atlanta hosts College Football Hall of Fame event
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MLB reportedly threatens to permanently ban Alex Rodriguez

Hairston’s latest ticket was in friend’s car
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
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Safety Mike Mitchell, a former Newton antagonist, is now on QB’s side
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Panthers adjust routine to curb preseason injuries
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Providence High standout Proehl commits to UNC
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College football's conference changes are hard to keep straight
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Speculation on LeBron James' free agency already in high gear
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49ers’ first slate filled with winnable games

RGIII- "I don't really worry about my leg anymore."
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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College football guru Phil Steele favors Florida State over Clemson in ACC
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Back To The Future, Part III- The Good, The Bad, The Noteworthy from Florida State (plus Wake Forest preview)

Powerball
The Sporting News

Syracuse ready for ACC football
Roanoke Times

Sims, former Virginia QB, transfers to WSSU
Winston Salem Journal

CAA's Yeager takes a swing at FBS
Hampton Roads Daily Press

July 29, 2013

UNC's P.J. Hairston suspended after reckless driving charge
WRAL

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC's Hairston suspended after speeding, reckless driving charges Sunday
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Minor league promotions and giveaways keep fans coming back
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College football's conference changes are hard to keep straight

UNC suspends Hairston
Durham Herald-Sun

Third strike earns P.J. Hairston an indefinite suspension
Wilmington Star-News

Freshmen Lee and High moving on from Tennessee
Nooga.com

Dillon's Lee weighing options, won't be headed to Tennessee
SCNow

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' Ted Ginn Jr. wants to expand his game
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Edwards remains a polarizing Panther
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Henderson- Return to Bobcats is official
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Ryan Newman wins the Brickyard 400
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Jimmie Johnson watches win slip away again
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Shea's early goal gives US 1-0 victory over Panama

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina offensive line coach Shawn Elliott sees growth in second-year starting tackles Brandon Shell, Corey Robinson
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Venables preaches pass rush, consistency in year 2 at Clemson

Virginia Tech coach Beamer lets slip a few nuggets
Roanoke TImes

Redskins in second year of reduced salary cap
Richmond Times Dispatch

Ex-UVa. QB Phillip Sims heads to Winston-Salem State
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 28, 2013

From the Roanoke Times
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Ranking the ACC's non-conference schedules
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Washington Redskins coach, RG III back 'on the same page'

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC football- UNC, Duke, NC State face hurdles
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Controversial Notre Dame affiliation already paying dividends
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SC agency spends $635K to provide traffic control

From the Charlotte Observer
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N.C. college football teams start practice
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Omar's Odyssey- Fast break ends in miracle assist
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Panthers, NFL delve deeper into player backgrounds
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Now with Cowboys, Kiffin’s motor still runs
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Brickyard's luster no longer a big draw for NASCAR fans

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina offensive line coach Shawn Elliott sees growth in second-year starting tackles Brandon Shell, Corey Robinson
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N.Y. Jets’ coach Rex Ryan jokes he won’t be coach if Jets draft Clowney
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Venables preaches pass rush, consistency in year 2 at Clemson
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Teheran, Simmons lift Braves past Cardinals, 2-0

Golfer's million-dollar baby; pitcher “sucker-punched”
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 27, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State football- Suspension over, D.J. Green ready to make impact
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Former South African rugby player helps Raleigh youth camp
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Hurricanes sign Nathan Gerbe to 1-year contract
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NCAA slaps sanctions against Montana football

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers’ Lotulelei, Short carry high expectations
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Sorensen- Towel won’t define Cam Newton
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Cam keeps focus on wins
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Source- Bobcats, Henderson reach deal

Will Grobe start feeling the heat if Deacons don’t win this season?
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson notes- Tigers release football fall camp schedule, school’s secondary violations
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Outside of Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina faces significant questions about several defensive starters
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Finally, fun times at QB for Spurrier and the Gamecocks

Davis plans rebound sesason for Washington Redskins
Richmond Times Dispatch

Duke's David Cutcliffe speaks at Triangle Pigskin Preview
Chatham Journal Weekly

Maryland wants to leave ACC on high note
Roanoke Times

Hampton U. football ready to contend after difficult season
Hampton Roads Daily Press

July 26, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Coaches keep it cool at Pigskin Preview
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DeCock- For Triangle's football coaches, time to go separate ways
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Gallery- First Look- Triangle Pigskin Preview | 07.25.13
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Video- NC State's 'Lift for Life'
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Canes owner Peter Karmanos voted into US Hockey Hall of Fame

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers not expecting an easy ride in 2013
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U.S. Open looms over Mickelson’s greatness
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UNC football- Ranking 2013 schedule in order of difficulty

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Fedora hopes new crop of Heels can live up to hype
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BOONE STEPS UP
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NCCU looks to shore up D-line, offense as Blue Devils loom

From SI.com
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What's next in college sports? Talk of seismic change in the air
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New targeting rule well intended, but bound to spark controversy
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The uproar over Grand Canyon raises some difficult questions

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Ex-Deep Creek star has new team, new reasons to smile
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Shanahan- 2-3 weeks before RG III's in shape

From the Roanoke Times
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Woody- Redskins ought to be counted as contenders
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Georgia Tech football needs to shore up defense

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Finally, fun times at QB for Spurrier and the Gamecocks
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Braves turn to rookie, lose

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Panthers arrive at camp with sense of urgency
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PWSSU still team to beat
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Transition aside, Mountaineers have their goals

Appalachian State, Georgia Southern still chasing a title
Greensboro News-Record

Liberty football picked to finish second in Big South
Richmond Times Dispatch

Clowney, Jay-Z talks were within NCAA rules
philly.com

July 25, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA compliance expert- Hairston’s rental cars ‘very likely’ extra benefit
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DeCock- UNC faculty silence has spoken volumes
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UNC wants to award bonuses to future top fundraiser
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Guilford College graduate Zack Hample catches baseball dropped from 1,050 feet

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers’ uniform wins in a landslide
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Interstate intrigue
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Sorensen- Former Panther prepares - off field
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Stewart status hinges on pre-camp physical

From the Winston Salem Journal
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No talk about Super Bowl this year for Panthers’ Kalil
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Griffin is back … but not quite all the way
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Donovan leads U.S. into Gold Cup final
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West rings up 14-7 win

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Ghastly Braves injury; Skins greats open to name change
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Redskins training camp, from a fan's perspective

From the Roanoke Times
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Redskins quarterback RGIII good to go -- slowly
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Pittsburg ready for challenge in ACC

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson’s Dabo Swinney against paying athletes
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Former Clemson standout Tig Willard helps family from burning car
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SoCon casts wary eye on talk of college football ‘Super Division’
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Southern Conference notes- Citadel quarterback Dupree ‘shocked’ at sixth-place projection
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Braves’ Hudson breaks ankle in 8-2 win over Mets

From philly.com
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PSU donates bowl revenue to charity
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Despite sanctions, PSU presses on

CAA's newest football programs aim to keep up with established teams
Hampton Roads Daily Press

CAA Football appears to be improved
Richmond Times Dispatch

WVU media contract with IMG College to net millions
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Recovering Holliday still part of Duke’s team, even if he’s not playing
Wilmington Star-News

July 24, 2013

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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South Carolina investigating reported contact between Jadeveon Clowney and Jay-Z’s agency
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Calm, collected Boyd proves he’s ready for his close-up

From CBS Sports
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Gameocks looking into Clowney-Jay Z relationship
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ACC refs chief- Clowney's hit would earn ejection
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Crystal football won't be use for playoff champ

From the Sporting News
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Jay Z is reportedly interested in signing Jadeveon Clowney
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Antonio Morrison should have received warning, charges dropped
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Commissioners from Big 12, ACC call for major NCAA reform
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Hoke invites boy who named cancer 'Michigan' to Ohio State game

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Virginia Tech among several ACC schools in mix for future Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games
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ACC All Access- Virginia Tech tries to improve ground game that had one of nation's biggest drop-offs
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Teel Time- Swofford on new ACC revenue plan, New York tournament, NCAA governance

Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd holds court at ACC Kickoff
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Richmond training camp makes it easier to hail the Redskins
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Big dogs shouldn't have their own conference

From the Charlotte Observer
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Belk Bowl set to become ACC vs. SEC
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Rivera knows task
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NBC to take over part of NASCAR TV package in 2015

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack’s Rodon spins another gem in Team USA finale
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For UNC's Fedora, a brief stop left a lasting impact

MAC, smaller conferences wait for NCAA change; more MAC media
SI.com

East-West football- Meet the players
Greensboro News & Record

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC Insider - Preseason polls don’t mean much … unless you’re a coach looking for motivational fodder
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ACC goes all out to make Syracuse, Pittsburgh feel welcome
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UNCW adds to athletic giving options

Hamilton- Questions abound as ACC football nears
Winston Salem Journal

Your college, high school yearbooks just went digital
The Daily Advance

July 23, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hairston still faces UNC, NCAA questions after charges dropped
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In the wake of 'Fats' Thomas news, Duke turns proactive
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BCS era hasn’t been friendly to ACC teams
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DeCock- Player lawsuit looming over college athletics
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Rodon gets the call for Tuesday’s USA Baseball game in Durham

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Pot possession charge against Hairston dismissed
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UNC's Fedora hopes speed kills the opposition
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Duke still facing low expectations

Before and After- How UNC faculty leader dodged the NCAA
State Fans Nation

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Charges against UNC's P.J. Hairston are dropped
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Clemson is overwhelming favorite in ACC preseason football poll
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Hamilton- New additions should add variety to ACC
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Hot-shooting East boys out-gun West 107-84
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East girls hold on to top West 67-60

Batten- ACC race once again hard to predict
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson’s Dabo Swinney smartly labels ACC football poll worthless
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Clemson the prohibitive league favorite, but it hasn’t always panned out for a title
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Heyward saves Braves’ win with diving catch in 9th

ACC Kickoff- Virginia Tech coach Beamer hams it up but offers few answers
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Beamer ready to open season against Alabama
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London plans to stay at U.Va. for long haul
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Ex-Virginia QB Sims close to choosing a new school
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Redskins' RGIII- "Doctors cleared me to practice"

Gardner-Webb names Craft new basketball coach
Shelby Star

Gardner-Webb Finds Ideal Fit With New Head Coach, Hires Tim
Rant Sports

College football countdown | No. 45- North Carolina
USA Today

Satterfield does double duty at Sun Belt
Watauga Democrat

From CBS Sports
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Big 12 commish hints at leaving NCAA | ACC too?
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Braun suspended for season
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Ohio St. bans Hyde, 2 others

WVU football- Big 12 commish sees change on NCAA horizon
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charlotte Observer
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Black-on-black uniform contest could become Panthers’ strong suit
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Carolina Panthers’ Greg Olsen stops to help after crash
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Wake Forest football looks to rebound after tough 2012
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Report- Rutgers should take control of sports

July 22, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC touts its new look, new swagger at conference meetings
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DeCock- Culture shock for ACC newcomers
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ACC Notebook- Is Gamecocks opener 'a break' for Tar Heels?
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USA baseball summer tour wrapup comes to Triangle

Report- QB O'Brien transfers to Catawba College
CBS Sports

From the Fayetteville Observer
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ACC Football Kickoff- What we learned from Day 1
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Big questions facing the Big Four in ACC football
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Batten- Lost chance motivates North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Tar Heel defense looks to improve in 2nd Fedora campaign
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'Never in a million years' quarterback ready to start for Devils

ACC Kickoff- Virginia Tech already has a turnover, losing WR Asante 
Roanoke Times

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Calm, collected Boyd proves he’s ready for his close-up
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Wells, White Sox ward off Braves

ACC Insider - Low expectations mean high hopes for Wolfpack
Roanoke Times

Mickelson shots 66 to win his first British Open
Winston Salem Journal

Internal NCAA documents reveal lack of oversight on concussions
Birmingham News

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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WVU may be better than polls say ... or not
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How ESPN can blitz cable sports competition

Florida linebacker barks at dog, gets arrested
Shreveport Times

July 21, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC faculty leader pushed rewrite of key report to keep NCAA away
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Three burning questions as ACC football season nears
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Gay athletes at UGA mostly silent; support grows
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At Canes' development camp, little motivation is needed
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DeCock- Two prospects, a big body and a big hitter, offer Canes future hope
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NCAA rejects claims in concussion lawsuit

From CBS Sports
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Concussion data eye-opening
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Report- W.Va. boots Harris after robbery charge
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Grand Canyon, ASU in war of words over D-1

From the Durham Herald Sun
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Miykael Faulcon on himself, P.J. Hairston- 'We're not bad kids'
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TAMING THE IVY

Coaches have to weigh talent vs. potential for trouble
Houston Chronicle

July 20, 2013

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Cease-and-desist letter filed by UNC over mouth guard
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Hamilton- Newton needs to show more leadership

Flagship tells Iceburg Mouthguards “cease and desist”
State Fans Nation

UNC tells company not to use Leslie McDonald's image in online ad
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC tells mouthguard company not to use Leslie McDonald on website
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Duke's Rasheed Sulaimon savors time with Team USA
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NHL releases schedule; Canes to host Red Wings in season opener
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Concussion suit vs NCAA seeks class-action status

From Curt Flood to scum, the reaction six football players face for joining Ed O'Bannon suit
Birmingham News

Les Miles is right, and here’s an NFL-style SEC schedule for Nick Saban
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Gamecocks' Clowney wows in landmark week
Charlotte Observer

Teel Time- Questions for Beamer, London, Swofford at ACC Kickoff
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ACC Insider - Tar Heels in prime spot for 'real' title
Wilmington Star-News

July 19, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Buzz City- Charlotte's NBA team to be Hornets again
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Campaign touts return of Hornets name
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British Open- Johnson handles the brown links
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Murray, Bulldogs respect - but don't fear - S.C.'s Clowney
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Former Appalachian State star Omar Carter discharged from hospital
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Jon Richardson was a regular guy with a famous last name

From the Winston Salem Journal
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NBA gives OK — Charlotte gets its buzz back
-
ACC announces six deals to run through 2019

ACC formally announces seven bowl tie-ins for new playoff era
Wilmington Star-News

Sandusky name change; embattled Cowboy retires
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Georgia QB Aaron Murray worried about Clemson, not Clowney
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

WVU picked 8th in Big 12 football poll
Charleston (WV) Gazette

July 18, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Yow pleased with Wolfpack's steady 3-year climb
-
British Open- Muirfield is stuffy, pretentious, difficult - and proud of it
-
Henderson’s status last major priority for Bobcats
-
Normal is welcoming to Panthers' Davis
-
Charlotte loses out to Austin for X Games
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Larry Jordan, brother of Bobcats owner Michael, named director of player personnel
-
Davidson to play Georgia in Charleston
-
Detroit bowl will pit Big Ten against ACC
-
NFL- Bucs lose ex-Tar Heel kicker Connor Barth

From CBS Sports
-
Report- ADs on CFB playoff selection committee
-
SEC working on 10 or more bowl spots for '14-19
-
Clowney downplays Heisman, names 'scared' QBs
-
Malzahn, Bielema argue safety of hurry-up system
-
Manziel sorry, says he overslept at Manning camp

12 Steps to Fix ACC Football
Athlon Sports

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Jadeveon Clowney’s hit of Vincent Smith in Outback Bowl wins ESPY for Best Play
-
South Carolina experimenting with quarterback Connor Shaw at wide receiver, running back
-
Sapakoff- Even odds Johnny Manziel makes it to 2014 game in Columbia

From the Sporting News
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The NCAA says it won't renew contract with EA Sports for video games
-
Jerry Sandusky's son, Matt, wants his last name changed

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former UNC standout Moran makes a statement in pro debut
-
Canes’ Victor Rask makes strides

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU wins recruiting battle for 3-star Tallwood safety
-
No ESPY for Gabby; ex-Redskin criticizes Manziel, but

New phase of work to begin at Pinehurst
Fayetteville Observer

July 17, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Fats Thomas’ attorney worries client’s link to UNC player could impact felony case
-
Rivera perfect, AL beats NL 3-0 in All-Star game

Williams breaks Hairston silence
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jon Richardson, son of Panthers owner, dies at 53
-
Sims scraping for summer league acceptance from Bobcats
-
Lady Cats audition & finalists

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Nike apologizes for Panthers t-shirt error
-
Canes sign youngest Staal to 1-year, 2-way deal

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson coaches all about the future, not preseason prognostications
-
Sapakoff- Clowney on offense for the Gamecocks- ‘It would be fun’
-
Rivera perfect as AL shuts outs NL in All-Star game
-
Mike Slive references Einstein, Gutenberg, Teddy Roosevelt at SEC Media Days
-
Steve Spurrier’s appearance at SEC Media Days always a highlight of ‘talking season’
-
Kickoff times set for South Carolina Gamecocks’ first 3 games

Mason rises to Virginia Tech's head baseball job from humble New England roots
Hampton Roads Daily Press

SEC Commissioner Mike Slive speaks out on state of NCAA
Shreveport Times

July 16, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Roy Williams on PJ Hairston- There will be ‘serious consequences’
-
Ex-UNC pitcher Matt Harvey follows the footsteps of Seaver and Gooden
-
Canes expect top draft pick Elias Lindholm to make team

Williams- Hairston to face 'serious consequences'
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Defensive back Al Harris hopes South Carolina will lead him to NFL
-
ACC media days on the horizon; Clemson’s opening kickoff less than seven weeks away

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers QB Cam Newton- I’m still a Falcons fan
-
The original Hornets – and their fans – were a wild bunch
-
HIGHLIGHTS- Zeller, Taylor Lead Bobcats

July- A time for SEC Media Days fireworks
Shreveport Times

July 15, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Brian Vickers get first Sprint Cup win since 2009
-
Zeller’s comfort level rises with 21 points, 13 boards
-
Spieth, 19, is youngest PGA winner in 82 years
-
Research- Throwing shows evolution in motion
-
Manziel leaves Mannings' football camp a day early

College football countdown | No. 53- North Carolina State
USA Today

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Sapakoff- Clowney, Manziel, Saban — No big top big enough for SEC Media Days
-
Braves fall to Reds, 8-4, as Freeman joins injury list

ASU notebook- App State changes website address
Watauga Democrat

July 14, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
DeCock- For college athletes, guns trump other issues
-
Duke working to earn recruits’ packaged promise

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Charlotte Hornets hysteria was real, all right
-
Bobcats’ Jefferson possesses rare skills
-
Does Nike even know where Charlotte is?

John Klein- Big 12 bond pays off for schools that stayed
Tulsa World

GREAT EXPECTATIONS- Fans can’t wait for Georgia-Clemson showdown to open 2013
Charleston Post & Courier

2013 Duke Preview
College Football News

July 13, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Police report- UNC's Hairston switched drivers before checkpoint, got Yukon from 'Fats' Thomas
-
Nike Peach Jam 2013- UNC and Duke coaches watch commits and prospects
-
DeCock- Future of women's basketball hanging in balance

Which new UNC-CH NCAA violation is most interesting to you?
State Fans Nation

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats’ Zeller learned early to be a playmaker
-
Observations- Bobcats’ summer league opener
-
Gamecocks seeking to build on 11-win seasons
-
UNC hires Latta as assistant coach

Steelers' Tomlin returns home to help with local causes
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Roanoke Times
-
Countdown to football- Virginia Tech's defense needs tweaks 
-
Budweiser follows Harvick to a new NASCAR Sprint Cup team

Keselowski wins pole at New Hampshire
Winston Salem Journal

July 12, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former High Point player drafted by Harlem Globetrotters
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Hurricanes agree to contracts with three players
-
Raleigh group's hopes of joining America's Cup race still alive
-
Former ASU player Omar Carter improving after heart attack

Former ASU guard collapses on court
Watauga Democrat

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Sapp has a suggestion for the Panthers- RUN
-
Notes- Free-agent Mikell draws Panthers’ interest
-
Shooting star Price helps young Bobcats' Walker, MKG
-
Wake Forest WR Campanaro ready for senior season

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Tanner pleased with first year as Gamecocks AD
-
Back To The Future, Part I- The Good, The Bad and the Noteworthy from Clemson 26, Auburn 19 (plus a Georgia preview!)

From the Winston Salem Journal
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ACC finds a toehold in New York market
-
Loudon track a ‘bad place’ for Kyle Petty

July 11, 2013

UNC AD says Heels still gathering facts in P.J. Hairston arrest, rental car history
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Hairston won’t face gun charges; UNC AD Cunningham addresses the contoversy
-
Area Sports Briefs - UNCW fills basketball staff

Former FSU lineman will get SEC-ond ring
Tallahassee Democrat

The big flaws in SEC, ACC schedules
Charleston Post & Courier

From the Winston Salem Journal
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AD says UNC still reviewing incident
-
Nine top-30 players to compete in Winston-Salem Open

Pitcher accused of groping in hospital; Skins fan survey
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Fowler- Jefferson gives Bobcats stability
-
Bobcats sign Jefferson, Zeller as they amnesty Thomas

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Police- No additional charges planned for UNC's P.J. Hairston
-
Gold medal meaningful to patriotic Duke guard Rasheed Sulaimon

July 10 2013

Hokies running back Holmes dismissed from Virginia Tech by student conduct committee
Roanoke Times

ACC Insider - UNC's Hairston hasn't learned from mistakes
Wilmington Star-News

From the Fayetteville Observer
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UNC's Williams refuses comment on P.J. Hairston arrest
-
Live recruiting period an important time for N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried and his prospect son
-
Batten- Hoke's Edge-Campbell picks Appalachian State

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
DeCock- Brind'Amour's time will come to join NHL Hall of Fame
-
Top-notch Charlotte recruit Ryder Ryan commits to UNC baseball

South Carolina’s Holbrook wants better pitching, defense next year
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Commentary- Cheap seats might become things of past in NASCAR
Winston Salem Journal

Kemba Walker takes lead by being here
Charlotte Observer

July 9 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Speeding ticket for UNC's Hairston tied to car rented by Thomas associate
-
Wake Forest doctor to be inducted in College Football Hall of Fame
-
Duke's determined Gray working her way back

From the Greensboro News Record
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Ed Hardin column- More failed lessons at UNC
-
Hairston would have options if stay at UNC ends
-
USA Today- Second car rental link emerges between P.J. Hairston and Haydn Thomas
-
Coach loses lunch, wins fans

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Patrick Ewing Jr. following a tougher NBA path than his dad
-
Bobcats’ Jeffery Taylor looking to make a summertime leap
-
Charlotte Bobcats coach seeks more shots for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Outback Bowl, starring Clowney, on ESPN’s Top 5 fan vote list; Clemson-LSU No. 6
-
Driesell adds 2 to Citadel staff
-
Former Gamecock Tyler Webb happy to be back in South Carolina
-
Gamecocks, Tigers add top receivers to 2014 classes
-
Clemson lands offensive lineman Falcinelli for 2014 class

Washington Redskins rely on players to make Richmond training center grand
Roanoke Times

Teel Time- Clemson, Miami rate as favorites to play in ACC football title game
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Clock ticking on start of another Winston-Salem Open
Winston Salem Journal

FOOTBALL- Eye-Opening experience
New Bern Sun Journal

July 8 2013

Maryland suspends RB after assault charges
USA Today

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Restrictor-plate racing yields another frantic finish
-
Hamilton- LPGA must answer a major question
-
Dell- Charity a big component of Wyndham Championship
-
Murray ends Britain's 77-year wait at Wimbledon

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Jimmie Johnson happy with his season but has bigger goals
-
More shots for Kidd-Gilchrist
-
Charlotte Bobcats could be formidable in two years

Ex-U.Va. star Monica Wright engaged to Kevin Durant
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Kingsbury- No reason to slow offenses
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 7 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State coach Dave Doeren has options at quarterback
-
Duke draftees Kelly, Plumlee begin NBA odysseys
-
Former UNC star Harvey leads NL pitchers to take first all-star spot

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Johnson triumphs at Daytona again
-
Donovan scores twice in return to U.S. team
-
Wagner shoots 64, leads Greenbrier Classic by two
-
Brothers wrap up ‘Bryan Slam’ with four-set Wimbledon win

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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USC’s Jadeveon Clowney and Clemson’s Tajh Boyd are the most important players for 2013
-
Braves pound Phillies, 13-4

Bonnell- Coach Steve Clifford’s to-do list as Bobcats enter summer league
Charlotte Observer

From the Roanoke Times
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New lineup gives Virginia Tech basketball more options
-
Point guard signees give Virginia basketball depth, versatility

Pinehurst clubhouse undergoes renovations before next year's U.S. Opens
Fayetteville Observer

July 6 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Felon who rented car in Hairston case clarifies ties to UNC, athletes
-
Canes sign big defenseman Komisarek, goalie Khudobin
-
DeCock- Quietly and cheaply, Hurricanes get better
-
NC State student plays on world stage - at home

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats’ frontcourt is out front
-
Tony Stewart enjoys success at Daytona

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Clemson’s Sammy Watkins and USC’s Connor Shaw rank as the second most important players for 2013
-
Former South Carolina stars Matt Price, Christian Walker remain teammates as they adjust to minor league baseball

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Kenseth wins Nationwide race at Daytona; Buescher second
-
Busch, Kenseth sweep Daytona front row for Gibbs

No matter what, Wolfpack won’t have to worry about being underachievers in 2013-14
Wilmington Star-News

Campbell-Davidson football game moved to Nov. 15
Fayetteville Observer

July 5 2013

Bobcats come to terms with veteran center
Charlotte Observer

Canes enter free agency with options, openings
Raleigh News & Observer

Former Virginia Tech running back ‘Sweet Feet’ shares lessons he learned about football, life 
Roanoke Times

Clemson’s Spencer Shuey and USC’s Mike Davis rank 3rd most important players for 2013
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

RG III takes to Vegas for bachelor party before Saturday wedding in Denver
San Antonio Express News

July 4 2013

From the USA Today
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N.C. man says he rented car P.J. Hairston was driving
-
Ole Miss offensive lineman killed in car accident

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- A year of healing for Blair Holliday, Duke
-
Durham man rented car driven by UNC’s Hairston
-
Celtics hire Butler's Brad Stevens as coach
-
Danica returns to Daytona seeking better finish

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Birth of a ballpark
-
5 things to know about baseball on July Fourth

Virginia Tech, West Virginia set to renew football rivalry in 2021
Roanoke Times

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Cavanaugh and Hite moved to internal roles at Virginia Tech
-
Teel Time- After seismic 2012-13 off field, how did ACC teams fare on?

Clemson’s Beasley and USC’s Victor Hampton rank 4th most important players for 2013
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Murray storms back to reach Wimbledon semifinals
Winston Salem Journal

ACC Insider - ACC continues to drift away from its roots
Wilmington Star-News

July 3 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Gottfried says 2013-14 Wolfpack has 'blank slate' of expectations
-
DeCock- Wolfpack hoops team still looking for leaders
-
Canes extend qualifying offers to five restricted free agents

Hamilton- Fox preparing to take on ESPN
Winston Salem Journal

From ESPN
-
West Virginia Mountaineers and Virginia Tech Hokies will renew their rivalry
-
The Atlantic Coast Conference is now a 15-team league -- and it might just stay that way for a while

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats don’t need $10 million man, yet
-
The new ACC is bigger, bolder and better than the old ACC
-
Panthers report to training camp July 25, and other important preseason dates
-
Reds' Bailey adding up no-hitters -- like idol Ryan

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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USC’s Bruce Ellington, Clemson’s Josh Watson rank 5th most important players for 2013
-
Clemson’s Adam Humphries, USC’s Kelcy Quarles rank 6th most important players for 2013
-
Yankees’ Rodriguez goes 0 for 2 in debut with Charleston RiverDogs

Batten- N.C. State Wolfpack lands top defensive lineman for 2014 class
Fayetteville Observer

Sports Network honors ASU's Price, Washignton
Watauga Democrat

July 2 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC officially welcomes Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame
-
DeCock- Expanding ACC follows NASCAR’s uncertain path
-
Realignment Day Glance
-
Canes still looking for help after NHL draft

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jefferson could offer Bobcats inside scoring
-
Bobcats need big man and scorer; Zeller could be both
-
15 is enough for the ACC for now

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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ACC takes New York to welcome Pitt, Syracuse, Notre Dame
-
Video- Frank Beamer on ACC expansion
-
Video- Jim Boeheim on ACC recruiting benefits for Syracuse
-
Teel Time- ACC's New York party fuels talk of playing basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden

College football recruiting rankings are risky business
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

5 good things about the College of Charleston move to the CAA
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

With hiring of Brian Wickstrom as AD, ULM can focus on progress
Shreveport Times

July 1 2013

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hamilton- ACC keeping up the best it can
-
Kenseth gets his fourth win of the season

From the Charlotte Observer
-
ACC comes to NYC to welcome new members
-
New look in ACC- At a glance
-
Second act for the guy inside the Hugo costume
-
Redskins face risks with controversial mascot

ACC welcomes three new teams
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Hurricanes get Lindholm, Sekera
Raleigh News & Observer

July 31, 2013

From CBS Sports
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American opportunity
-
Fowler- Can AAC afford to join 'Division 4'?
-
AAC predictions
-
More AAC news

Holliday seeks rule change
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall football- Holliday presses for more time with team
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

10 Questions for Britton Banowsky- C-USA commish talks bowls, Nashville
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

After tumultuous offseason, FIU ready for fresh start under new coach Ron Turner
Birmingham News

Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson recalled by Larry Coker as a "tough" assistant- video
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa's 2013-14 basketball schedule finalized
-
Tulsa basketball team hopes to stay healthy

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-
Tuberville- UC preseason rank seems right
-
Commish- American expects inclusion at top level

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU head coach June Jones- Teams in AAC are more athletic than what we’re used to
-
Commish vows to keep American Athletic Conference running with the big boys

What's new with UH? Conference, for starters
Houston Chronicle

From the Hartford Courant
-
Pasqualoni Says There Is 'Urgency' For UConn To Improve
-
Jeff Jacobs- After Dust Settles, Aresco Says AAC (And UConn) Will Be Fine
-
Videos From American Athletic Conference Media Day
-
Team-By-Team Capsules On AAC Media Day
-
The American Football Poll- Louisville 1st; UConn 7th
-
Louisville's The Team To Beat In Its Only Season In AAC
-
WillieTaggert Excited About USF, And Optimistic About AAC

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF, USF coaches jump into War on I-4 rivalry chatter
-
UCF's new conference eager to join `Power Five' leagues

Taggart says USF-UCF rivalry good for all
Tampa Bay Times

Taggart focused on helping Bulls improve
Tampa Tribune

USM golfer qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Hattiesburg American

From philly.com
-
Owls picked to finish next-to-last
-
Temple's new conference out to prove itself
-
Owls starting QB likely Reilly

July 30, 2013

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Herd coaching staff goes to work
-
Marshall releases C-USA schedule
 
East Carolina travels to Huntington March 2
-
Herd prepares for exhibition games in Canada

Blue Raiders' C-USA hoops schedule set
 
Pirates travel to MTSU on Jan. 30
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

From the Birmingham News
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Conference USA basketball schedule released; UAB to play Middle Tennessee twice
 
Blazers visit EAST CAROLINA 2/1
Watch UAB's Garrick McGee and Patrick Bastien at Conference USA Media Day (video)
-
Marshall boasts top QB Rakeem Cato, but needs defense to step up
-
Florida WR Kenny Dinkins commits to UAB

High hopes in Herd land
Charleston (WV) Gazette

McGillis, Monken don't buy 'Division 4' idea
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Tulsa basketball team hopes to stay healthy
Tulsa World

UTEP basketball- Miners, recruit await next move
El Paso Times

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

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU head coach June Jones- Teams in AAC are more athletic than what we’re used to
-
Carlton- SMU has to be pretty nervous about the power conferences possibly breaking away from the NCAA

From philly.com
-
Temple's Rhule remains humble
-
Morgan seeks to play for Temple
-
Owls may not have shot at Liberty Bowl

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-
UC not concerned with American preseason poll
-
Columnist- 'You're wrong here, Brian Kelly'

UConn Women To Make Another White House Visit On Wednesday
Hartford Courant

At AAC's inaugural Media Day Tuesday, Cincinnati's Tuberville will be a focal point
Memphis Commercial Appeal (sub req'd)

July 29, 2013

College football countdown | No. 40- Marshall
USA Today

Southern Miss, coach Todd Monken, treating opener like a bowl game
Birmingham News

Marshall opponent preview- Florida Atlantic
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Defense ranks over C-USA's high-powered offenses
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

UCF coach George O'Leary isn't ready to walk away from football
Orlando Sentinel

Key players, breakout candidates and more- Breaking down the 2013 SMU Mustangs
Dallas Morning News

DE commits to Temple
philly.com

July 28, 2013

Monarchs' top runner will sit out 2013 season
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

2013 CFN Preview - C-USA Previews
College Football News

Conference USA expects two new bowl games in South Florida
South Florida Sun Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Fictional sculpture a fitting tribute to the four giants of Marshall University sports
-
UAB returns with lots of promise for upcoming season
-
French swimmer joins Marshall team

Marshall opponents- Game 5, San Antonio
Charleston (WV) Gazette

MTSU football seeks rival in new era
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Three storylines- TU football
Tulsa World

Football- A critical time
Denton Record Chronicle

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Ex-Rice star Cobb gets help on road to recovery from stroke
-
UH football unveils new uniforms for 2013 season

Writer- If Larry Brown gets this group to jell quickly, this could be the best season for SMU basketball in decades
Dallas Morning News

Brian Kelly- UC's 2008 team was close
Cincinnati Enquirer

July 27, 2013

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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QB Conference- Kilgore tossed into deep league of passers
-
MTSU football releases camp schedule; 9 days open to public

From the Birmingham News
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Record-setting Hartselle shortstop Brett Blackwood commits to UAB
-
Rice QB Taylor McHargue looking to stay healthy, take Owls to new heights
-
Florida QB Drew Eckels talks about his decision to commit to UAB

Tulsa's football team discusses how Devon Walker's injury affected it
New Orleans Times Picayune

MU sent wrong guy to C-USA media day
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Golden Eagles all on same page for 2013, Howze says
Hattiesburg American

3-star QB recruit Barden commits to 49ers football
Charlotte Observer

UTSA's Thompson gets new 4-year deal
San Antonio Express News

La. Tech seeks replacement of TAC scoreboard
Shreveport Times

July 26, 2013

From the Birmingham News
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Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky 'delighted and really bullish' on league's future
-
Daytona QB Drew Eckels commits to UAB (report)
-
UTSA taking on underdog role in Conference USA

Football Game Plan's 2013 Conference USA Preview
YouTube.com

Rice expects to build on sizzling end to 2012 football season
Houston Chronicle

Conference USA - Upset winners are likely
WUSA9 (Sports Network)

49ers' menu loaded with Big South teams
Charlotte Observer

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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No, C-USA is not expanding (And thanks for asking!)
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ODU acts quickly after UNC Charlotte pulls out
-
ODU home schedule features four 6 p.m. starts in a row

Campbell adds ODU to football slate, moves Davidson duel
Fayetteville Observer

VIDEO- FIU QB Jake Medlock speaks at Conference USA Media Day
Miami Herald

Marshall basketball- Herd will be versatile
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Rice quarterback Taylor McHargue is surprised by Tulane passer Nick Montana's personality- video
New Orleans Times Picayune

C-USA meets with media
Hattiesburg American

Football- ‘It’s finally here’
Denton Record Chronicle

La. Tech’s Teresa Weatherspoon makes historic membership move
Shreveport Times

From philly.com
-
Major NCAA changes to come
-
Owls may not have shot at Liberty Bowl

UConn Women's National Champs Visit White House On Wednesday
Hartford Courant

Tuberville has busy week ahead
Cincinnati Enquirer

July 25, 2013

From the Hattiesburg American
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Banowsky reveling in evolving league
-
Top C-USA teams aware of challenge
-
C-USA meets with media

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Conference USA enters new era
-
Southern Miss greets new faces after Conference USA shakeup

From the Biloxi Sun-Herald
-
USM's Monken not alone as a new head coach in Conference USA
-
Monken- Walk-on Weeks currently USM's 1st-string QB
-
Jeff Hammond to become special assistant to the President for Military and Veterans Student Affairs at Southern Miss

2013 Conference USA Title Odds
Pregame.com

New teams, coaches happy to join Conference USA
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
-
TU's rise in football has not gone unnoticed
-
Still Tulsa time- TU is heavy favorite for West Division title
-
Freshmen Devin Rolan, Ben Oberste leave TU football program

Rice expects to build on sizzling end to 2012 football season
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane coach Curtis Johnson talks about position changes, additions, and improvements
-
Tulane kicker Cairo Santos was the smallest player in the C-USA Media room but the biggest winner
-
Tulane place kicker Cairo Santos talks about his hectic summer at C-USA Media Day on Wednesday
-
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson talks steak and fish at C-USA Media Day- video
-
Quick take from Tulane coach Curtis Johnson at Conference USA Media Day

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Coaches adjust to new league
-
Thunder gets rolling
-
MU hoping Thomas can shed history of trouble

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football- Herd focused on improving defense
-
Marshall basketball- Goard said he felt 'helpless' last year

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB has Conference USA championship hopes in Year 2 of the Garrick McGee era
-
Quick hits from Conference USA Media Days- UAB coach Garrick McGee, linebacker Patrick Bastien

From the Shreveport Times
-
La. Tech readies for entry into new-look Conference USA
-
Still-changing C-USA bigger at 14 teams for 2013
-
La. Tech rebranding efforts rise

From the San Antonio Express News
-
UTSA's Soza ready to decide games on field
-
UTSA’s Larry Coker- ‘We may be better than people think’

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
-
C-USA football opponents size up Blue Raiders
-
Still changing, C-USA at 14 teams for 2013
-
C-USA Notebook- Commissioner eyes Nashville for basketball tournaments
-
10 questions for Conference USA Media Day

Football- ‘It’s finally here’
Denton Record-Chronicle

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Charlotte 49ers pull out of '13 ODU game
-
Charlotte 49ers football makes media day debut

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Vanderbilt toughens ODU's 2014 football schedule
-
2 Monarchs take trip to say howdy to C-USA media
-
Old Dominion reaches settlement with Blaine Taylor

Charlotte drops ODU from football schedule; Monarchs respond by adding Campbell
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Still-changing C-USA bigger for 2013
messenger-inquirer

Conference USA tied for tops in membership
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the Miami Herald
-
FIU Panthers face uphill climb
-
Murder charge dropped, for now, for man who stabbed FIU running back

FAU and FIU take different moods into Conference USA media day
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

AAC likely to push for NCAA subdivision inclusion
CBS Sports

College football countdown | No. 42- UCF
USA Today

Memphis QB Jacob Karam plays piano with leukemia patient at St. Jude Children's
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Owls’ Coyer bulks up for new job
philly.com

July 24, 2013

2013 C-USA Preview - Schedules & Picks
College Football News

10 questions for Conference USA Media Day
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

La. Tech's Skip Holtz shows commitment to defense
Shreveport Times

From Charlotte49ers.com
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Conference USA Summer School- Tulsa
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Conference USA Summer School- Tulane
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Conference USA Summer School- Southern Miss
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Conference USA Summer School- Rice
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Conference USA Summer School- Old Dominion
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Conference USA Summer School- North Texas
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The Final 49- State of Charlotte

49ers take time out from football for mission trip to Mexico
Charlotte Observer

Spotlight won't be on ODU at C-USA media day
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Herd's Loop waits for chance
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Marshall opponents- Game 4, Virginia Tech
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall basketball- Goard said he felt 'helpless' last year
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Former USM kicker ready to put best foot forward — again
Hattiesburg American

Bradley Roney to play in Cape Cod League All-Star Baseball Game
Biloxi Sun Herald

UTSA’s Soza welcomes chance to play with the ‘big dogs’
San Antonio Express News

Tulsa gets commitment from 6-6 Yukon offensive tackle
Tulsa World

USF's Sheridan breaks down four-man QB battle
Tampa Bay Times

New football uniforms pace change-themed offseason
The Daily Cougar

UH football unveils new look for upcoming season
Houston Chronicle

A look at three must-see SMU football games in 2013
Dallas Morning News

July 23, 2013

C-USA Football Media Day Coverage
conferenceusa.com

Police- Players taped assault
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

From the Birmingham News
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Middle Tennessee DL J.D. Jones seen choking woman on tape while teammates recorded, narrated (report)
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Georgia receiver Collin Lisa commits to UAB (with highlight video)

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Former Tulane safety Devon Walker still rehabilitating, but expected to be a part of the program this fall
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Updated- Former Tulane linebacker Trent Mackey gets his release, will not return to the Green Wave

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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MU signs former top 10 prospect
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Ready to go out in style

Marshall basketball- Herd lands 5-star shooting guard
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd signs embattled former 5-star recruit
Charleston (WV) Gazette

La. Tech's David Szymanski is no ordinary coach
Shreveport Times

UTSA’s Coker- Inskeep deserving of C-USA preseason mention
San Antonio Express News

No shortage of new Monarchs
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Football- Camps highlight busy week for Mean Green
Denton Record Chronicle

Memphis football adds ex-Nebraska defensive tackle
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Babcock discusses Nippert renovation
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Bengals, UC finalizing 2014 terms

Owls’ Coyer bulks up for new job
philly.com

Bulls coaches still want offensive line stronger
Tampa Bay Times

July 22, 2013

After turning 65, UTSA’s Coker still feels the energy to coach
San Antonio Express-News

Kilgore, unlike Manziel, made most of Manning camp
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

USF associate AD McGillis takes Southern Miss post
Tampa Tribune

Orlando TE Brandon Pylar commits to FAU
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

2013 American Athletic Schedules & Predictions
College Football News

These four SMU Mustangs might be taken in the NFL Draft next year
Dallas Morning News

Cosby to perform at Palestra after Penn-Temple game
Philly.com

July 21, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Marshall's Cato, Rice's Gaines Named to Walter Camp Award Watch List
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Rice QB Taylor McHargue
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Southern Miss LB Alan Howze

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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3 MTSU football players arrested; court date same as season opener
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Blue Raiders follow Super Bowl champ in workouts

Tough road for Southern Miss
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

McGillis delivers experience that USM needs
Biloxi Sun Herald

New La. Tech AD to ramp things up
Shreveport Times

From College Football News
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2013 Memphis Preview
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2013 SMU Preview

Owls eyeing N.J. recruit
Philly.com

Memphis Tigers forward Shaq Goodwin says he's a new man after look in the mirror
Memphis Commercial Appeal

SMU AD Rick Hart on what it will take to join Big 12- 'If we consistently compete for championships, our future will be bright'
Dallas Morning News

Ramone Snowden headed to Niagara instead of ODU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 20, 2013

Coker brushes off C-USA poll snub
San Antonio Express News

FIU issues apology after football players change clothes in public
Miami Herald

Old Dominion Monarchs 2013 College Football Season Preview
Sports Chat Place

Penn St., Marshall to play again
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

USM announces three more game times
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Navy Football Fan Fest set for Aug. 3
Annapolis Capital

FAU loses commitment of Ohio DB Jack Walz
South Florida Sun Sentinel

July 19, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Bill McGillis Named Southern Miss Athletics Director
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Middle Tennessee QB Logan Kilgore
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Five C-USA Players Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List
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C-USA Player Spotlight- UTEP DE Adam Ayala

From the Hattiesburg American
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Bill McGillis named new USM athletic director
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McGillis a fast but solid hire for USM
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USM supporters say it's time to look ahead

New Southern Miss AD- "We're not going to take a back seat to anybody'
Biloxi Sun Herald

Coaches' show has new home
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall football- Cato named C-USA preseason player of the year
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall Game 2- Gardner-Webb
Charleston (WV) Gazette

C-USA Team by Team Hoops Preview- Charlotte 49ers
SB Nation - Miner Rush

WCCB to televise Charlotte 49ers home football games
Charlotte Observer

UTEP basketball- Andre Spight fails to qualify for fall
El Paso Times

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF season preview- Five under-the-radar storylines to watch
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The American Conference (Video)

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa says he was surprised by Doak Walker Award watch list selection
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New Tulane assistant men's basketball coach Shammond Williams ready to make an impact

Andre Kirk named to Conference USA first team
South Florida Sun Sentinel

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Bearcats to play Nebraska in football
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UC profits from Butch Jones’ departure

Owls, Clemson rematch set
Philly.com

July 18, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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2013 C-USA Preseason Football Awards
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Marshall's Cato Named to Davey O'Brien Award Watch List
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C-USA Player Spotlight- UAB LB Patrick Bastien
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Louisiana Tech DL IK Enemkpali

Old Dominion Monarchs 2013 College Football Season Preview
Sports Chat Place

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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C-USA coaches pick Herd 2nd
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Cato makes list for award

Marshall football- Four named to preseason all-C-USA team
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

MTSU picked third in C-USA poll
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

From the Birmingham News
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Bracket for Charleston Classic revealed as UAB will open up against New Mexico
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UAB picked 4th in Conference USA East by coaches; Darrin Reaves earns preseason all-conference honors

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM could introduce new athletic director today
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Golden Eagles picked to finish 5th in C-USA East

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's Cairo Santos named Conference USA preseason special teams Player of the Year; Grant and Doss also make team
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Tulane picked to finish sixth in the West Division of Conference USA on Wednesday

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice picked 2nd in West in preseason C-USA poll
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Rice's Gaines named C-USA preseason defensive player of year

La. Tech picked third in C-USA West
Shreveport Times

Football- Coaches pick UNT fifth in C-USA West
San Antonio Express News

FIU Panthers hire Sean Todd to deal with controversies
Miami Herald

College athletics- TU names Thompson to marketing post
Tulsa World

Kovacs rejoins ODU as part of recruiting staff
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Kelly- Kiel found the right place at UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

Kelly says ex-Irish QB Kiel in 'right place' at Cincy
CBS Sports

From College Football News
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2013 UCF Preview
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2013 USF Preview

American Athletic Football Breakout Players for 2013
Athlon Sports

July 17, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Six C-USA Players Named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List
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McClelland Introduced as Louisiana Tech's New Athletics Director
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Tulsa RB Trey Watts
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C-USA Player Spotlight- North Texas LB Zach Orr

Charlotte 49ers vs. Appalachian State- A new local football rivalry?
Charlotte Observer

ODU cancels 2014 football game at Charlotte
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Conference USA Summer School- North Texas
Charlotte49ers.com

UTSA defensive end suspended indefinitely after arrest
San Antonio Express News

UAB's game at LSU to kick off at night on national TV
Birmingham News

USM announces two more game times
Hattiesburg American

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane wide receiver Ryan Grant makes his second preseason Biletnikoff Award watch list
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Tulane athletics releases key football dates, players report Aug. 2

University of Memphis, Siena set for Old Spice Classic bracket-play opener on Thanksgiving Day
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Marshall football- O-line not satisfied with strong 2012
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Conference USA Summer School- Middle Tennessee
charlotte49ers.com

MT, BYU game picked up by ESPNU
GoBlueRaiders.com

UConn-Tennessee Rivalry Won't Be Renewed Any Time Soon
Hartford Courant

Owls hoops headed to Europe
philly.com

Youthful Tom McClelland introduced as La. Tech athletic director
Shreveport Times

FIU Panthers hire Sean Todd to deal with controversies
Miami Herald

FAU WR William Dukes named to Biletnikoff Award watch list
South Florida Sun Sentinel

July 16, 2013

FIU running back Kedrick Rhodes kicked off team following arrest
Miami Herald

FIU dismisses leading rusher Rhodes after arrest
CBS Sports

2013 UAB Preview
College Football News

From Birmingham News
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UAB volleyball coach Hal Messersmith passes away after 2-year battle with cancer
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UAB, Samford season openers to be televised
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FIU running back Kedrick Rhodes, team's leading rusher, dismissed after arrest (report)

From New Orleans Times Picauyune
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Former Tulane star Micah Owings expected to pull familiar double duty with Milwaukee Brewers organization, report says
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Trent Mackey, former Tulane linebacker acquitted of armed robbery charges, talks about freedom and his future

From conferenceusa.com
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2013 C-USA Football Guide
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Marshall Senior DE Jeremiah Taylor
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Louisiana Tech's Enemkpali, North Texas' Orr Named to Lombardi
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East Carolina's Johnson Named to Butkus Award Watch List
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C-USA Player Spotlight- FIU QB Jake Medlock

ODU hopes $12,000 machine will train Monarch brains
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Technology aids ODU athletes' reaction, hand-eye coordination
Hampton Roads Daily Press

USM's Ducksworth doubles as train conductor at Hattiesburg Zoo
Hattiesburg American

2013 Marshall football schedule
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Former UConn QB Shane Fogarty Joins Huskies Staff
Hartford Courant

Temple to begin season Sept. 6
Philly.com

July 15, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA SAAC Representatives Volunteer at North Texas Food Bank
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Four C-USA Players Named to Thorpe Award Watch List
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Old Dominion QB Taylor Heinicke
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Florida Atlantic LB Randell Johnson

Preseason picks optimistic for MTSU
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Birmingham native, former UAB golfer Will Wilcox shoots 59, falls short of Utah Championship title
Birmingham News

SMU head coach Larry Brown on LeBron James- 'He's one of the best that's ever played'
Dallas Morning News

July 14, 2013

Quick game-by-game look at UAB's football schedule
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Blue Raiders bring experience
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Patriots' Dobson makes area stop

2013 Connecticut Preview
College Football News

Bowl bids, NCAA rules and C-USA word play
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Nick Montana knows how to deal with pressure of being a Hall of Famer's son
New Orleans Times Picayune

Aresco- New bowl at Marlins Park 'very likely'
Tampa Bay Times

FAU 2013-14 basketball schedule released -- Owls to take on Duke, Maryland, UCF
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Tim Rattay enjoys remarriage to La. Tech
Shreveport Times

Rutgers accuses Big East successor of holding back $2.5 million in Dispute
NJ.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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'Getting there'- USM's Lloyd healing, back in quarterback mix
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Southern Miss AD could be in place soon

Monken- Southern Miss a 'special place'
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Pogue- Lady Raiders plan to open season with Lady Vols
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

UCF, Penn State officially set to open 2014 season in Ireland on Aug. 30 at 8-30 a.m
Orlando Sentinel

US Bank interesting option for UC hoops
Cincinnati Enquirer

SMU basketball coach Larry Brown- 'I know I've got to do a better job coaching'
Dallas Morning News

July 13, 2013

From charlotte49ers.com
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Conference USA Summer School: FIU
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Conference USA Summer School- Florida Atlantic
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Conference USA Summer School- Louisiana Tech
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Conference USA Summer School- Marshall

John Klein- TU watching closely as schools start transition from C-USA to AAC
Tulsa World

From the Hattiesburg American
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Former JCJC tackle enrolled at USM
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USM's Wilson named Thorpe Award candidate

UAB will count on some freshmen to contribute this fall
Birmingham News

College football countdown | No. 60: Navy
USA Today

Former ODU quarterback gets a fresh set of downs in Canada
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Tigers casting wider recruiting net this summer
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 12, 2013

American Athletic Conference, Military Bowl partner
Philly.com

College football countdown | No. 63: Louisiana Tech
USA Today

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Player Spotlight- Tulane K Cairo Santos
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Tulsa's Jackson and Nelson Named to Nagurski Watch List
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Conference USA Scholar Athlete Awards Announced
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Arredondo to Attend NCAA Leadership Institute
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C-USA Player Spotlight- UTSA QB Eric Soza
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Arredondo to Attend NCAA Leadership Institute

From the Birmingham News
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UAB basketball releases 2013-14 nonconference schedule, starts home-and-home with LSU
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Plenty of playmakers could emerge from UAB's sophomore class

Rice forms search committee for new AD
Houston Chronicle

Studying basketball abroad
Huntington Herald Dispatch

MU offers ticket incentive to recent grads
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Chuck McGill- Capital Classic date, Louisville-Marshall series and Herd hoops court all on the move
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charlotte Observer
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49ers’ offensive line bonds, chows down
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Report- AAC, ACC to play in Military Bowl

Three apply for La. Tech AD position
Shreveport Times

ODU women hire ex-men's assistant Jim Corrigan
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Writer- SMU a ‘fringe challenger’ to Louisville in AAC; earning first NCAA tourney berth since 1993 a ‘possibility’
Dallas Morning News

Cincinnati football's 'Crocodile Dundee'
Cincinnati Enquirer

July 11, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Three C-USA Punters Named to Guy Award Watch List
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Four C-USA Kickers Named to Groza Watch List

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Prosecutor says Trent Mackey told 'lie after lie' in armed robbery investigation
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2012 Groza Award winner Tulane's Cairo Santos leads 2013 watch list

From the Birmingham News
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UAB football's junior class has several who could attract NFL attention
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UAB gets commitment from Ocala offensive lineman Christopher Hudson
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UAB's Ty Long, Hunter Mullins land on Lou Groza, Ray Guy award watch lists

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Herrion has large hole to fill on Herd roster
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Williams makes list
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Friends, family remember late LB

University of Memphis punter on Ray Guy list
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH hires Estelle as assistant basketball coach
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UH denies Young's allegations of NCAA violations

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM pitcher named summer-league all star
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USM 2013 football posters available

Ex-UTEP football player Brian Young takes break from New Orleans Saints for camp
El Paso Times

Tulsa's Shane Coffey named associate women's basketball head coach
Tulsa World

Start of football officially on the clock
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

USF's Collins hones basketball game at summer events
Tampa Bay Times

Charlotte 49ers football recruiting update
Charlotte Observer

For ODU men's basketball coach, a mystery roster
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 10 2013

College football countdown | No. 71: Houston
USA Today

From Yahoo! Sports
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American Athletic Conference wants to be elite
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More college football going across the pond?

UCF, Penn State to officially announce Ireland game on Sunday
Orlando Sentinel

From Philly.com
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Penn State to open season in Ireland
-
Owls' 2014 class getting noticed

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM hoops hires assistant, wraps 2013-14 schedule
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Ex-Cal QB still expected at USM

Hoskins, Dorvilus Named to Mackey Award Watch List
Conference USA

Marshall basketball- Herd starting anew
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Taylor ready to make impact
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Hoskins named to Mackey Award list

UAB football relying on senior leadership this fall
Birmingham News

New ODU assistant Stith ready for July evaluation, recruiting binge
Hampton Roads Daily Press

FAU's Nexon Dorvilus named to Mackey Award watch list
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Basketball- Transfer guard enrolls at UNT
Denton Record Chronicle


USF serves as college football startup model

Tampa Bay Times

UC football- Practice less than month away
Cincinnati Enquirer

Big Man Amida Brimah Impresses Coaches, Teammates At UConn
Hartford Courant

SMU passing game coordinator Hal Mumme- ‘Air Raid is an attitude, not a playbook’
Dallas Morning News

Football Tigers near start of preseason camp with key returnees, but tougher competition from new league
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 9 2013

College football countdown | No. 79: Middle Tennessee State
USA Today

ODU golf coach Carol Robertson headed to Va. Tech
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Cory Schlesinger named UAB men's basketball strength coach
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Chuck Landon- Marshall is smart to avoid Dyer
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Cato named to Maxwell watch list

Report- Yancey commits to USM
Biloxi Sun-Herald

SMU must perform up to its potential as quickly as possible for AAC to see increased media exposure
Dallas Morning News

Derek Redd- Move from C-USA not as beneficial as believed
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

FAU 2013-14 basketball schedule released -- Owls to take on Duke, Maryland, UCF
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Football- McCarney has no worries with newcomers
Denton Record Chronicle

July 8 2013

C-USA goes through yet another reincarnation
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

College football countdown | No. 80: South Florida
USA Today

Snowden hopes hard work leads to ODU, success
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Shaq Goodwin to rejoin Tigers this week; Iverson, Powell still uncertain
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 7 2013

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU athletic director has had a busy 3 years
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Referee beheaded; ex-ODU star in NBA 2K game

With changing rosters, rivalry between Sun Belt, C-USA teams will intensify
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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FAU faces brutal C-USA road
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Chuck Landon- Dyer good choice or a risk for Marshall?

College football countdown | No. 82: Southern Mississippi
USA Today

Michael Young files lawsuit against UH
Houston Chronicle

Jerald Honeycutt and Roydell Williams highlight Tulane's 2013 Hall of Fame Class
New Orleans Times Picayune

For Memphis Tigers freshman guard Markel Crawford, overcoming adversity the norm
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 6 2013

Banks, Watts Named to Hornung Watch List
Conference USA

C-USA raises bar for MTSU attendance
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Report- RB Jones is latest FAU academic casualty
CBS Sports

ODU women's basketball ramp up their schedule with two big names
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

College football countdown | No. 88: Temple
USA Today

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall leaders become golf fans
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Traditional relations with OU changing

tight end Mac Loudermilk commits to UCF
Orlando Sentinel

July 5 2013

Conference USA Welcomes New Members, Looks Forward to 2013-14 Season
Conference USA

College football countdown | No. 91: UAB
USA Today

All American: Need a football primer on the Tigers' new conference home? Start with Louisville and its Heisman-caliber quarterback
Memphis Commercial Appeal

College Roundup- Military Bowl joins forces with conferences
Annapolis Capital

July 4 2013

Good ol’ C-USA
Denton Record Chronicle

From the USA Today
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SMU’s Jones and Mumme- Meeting of the offensive minds
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football countdown | No. 92: Connecticut

From College Football News
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2013 Southern Miss Preview
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2013 Florida Atlantic Preview
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Declaration Of Independents, MAC, and

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football has much to prove in 2013 -- USA Today ranks it 109th
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Tulane baseball will find out Tony Rizzotti's fate July 12

Kyle Veazey's Daily Dish: Larry Porter's salary at Texas, and why that matters to Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa QB Kalen Henderson is transferring
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Basketball- Former TU assistant coach dies

Chuck Landon- Former MU QB lights up scoreboard
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Derek Redd- Marshall keeps winning at football recruiting
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Jason Driskel, brother of Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel, commits to FAU
South Florida Sun Sentinel

L'ville's Strong vows to cut off agents over contact
CBS Sports

Young linemen Vincent Hunter, Andra Smith could contribute early at UAB, says their high school coach
Birmingham News

July 3 2013

From CBS Sports
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Time's now for AAC
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Q&A with commissioner Mike Aresco
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American ready for takeoff

The American Athletic Conference and ACC have agreed to a six-year deal with the Military Bowl
ESPN

Mike Aresco Talks UConn, AAC
NBC Connecticut

AAC begins post-Big East era
Cincinnati Enquirer

Ten questions about UH's new conference
Houston Chronicle

History of Big East Realignment; Birth of the American Athletic
AthlonSports.com

Conference realignment may finally be coming to an end
Hartford Courant

American Athletic Conference fans occupy ESPN blogs in protest
Orlando Sentinel

ODU is growing up. But will the CAA?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Phil Steele's magazine picks UAB tied for third in Conference USA
WTVY, Dothan

MTSU Now In Conference USA--Go Blue!
Wgnsradio

College football countdown | No. 94: Rice
USA Today

U of M baseball coach Schoenrock on hunt for new assistant
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 2 2013

Conference USA Welcomes New Members, Looks Forward to 2013-14 Season
conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
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It's a new day for Conference USA (links)
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Phil Steele's magazine picks UAB tied for third in Conference USA East

Welcome to C-USA- Old Dominion
scout.com

ODU is making sure its move to C-USA gets noticed
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Conference USA Officially Welcomes 8 New Members
WITN

Chuck Landon- Conference realignments fireworks or dud?
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Phil Steele's magazine picks UAB tied for third in Conference USA
WTVY, Dothan

Pierce twins stay on with Lady Eagles as student coaches
Hattiesburg American

USM to hold Beach Bash on July 26 in D'Iberville
Biloxi Sun Herald

Men's basketball- Lundy to leave UNT to become head coach
Denton Record Chronicle

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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MTSU fans flock to celebrate C-USA Day
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Sun Belt adds 3 members after MTSU, others go to C-USA
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Blue Raiders lose two great Hall-of-Famers

FAU football debuts new blue helmet
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Getting to know the American Athletic Conference
Houston Chronicle

History of Big East Realignment; Birth of the American Athletic
AthlonSports.com

AAC begins post-Big East era
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Hartford Courant
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American Athletic Conference Officially Launched, New Site Up, Running
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Commissioner Aresco Stresses UConn's Importance To AAC
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Poll- What Does The Future Hold For The American Athletic Conference-

UCF adds Travis Fisher, Will Glover to football staff
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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On Day 1 in new conference, Memphis Tigers proud to call themselves American
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Kyle Veazey's Daily Dish: Where do the Tigers rank among American conference heavyweights?

July 1 2013

49ers begin new era in Conference USA
Charlotte Observer

C-USA move means more travel, better competition for ODU sports
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Old Dominion formally joins Conference USA
Augusta Free Press

Marshall sports- Conference USA member shift should benefit Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa has turned in record years in Conference USA
-
Conference USA football- Then and now,

From the Shreveport Times
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La. Tech officially joins C-USA
-
Van De Velde left tainted Tech legacy

Welcome to Conference USA
Miami Herald

Wanted- College AD in search of a challenge
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Nichols- Despite slightly watered-down roster, new American Athletic Conference offers SMU vastly improved TV exposure
Dallas Morning News