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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region/National

Conference USA /American Athletic Conference

December 31, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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BCS was within ECU’s grasp
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Conference USA bowl scoreboard
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Johnson Accepts Invitation To 89th East-West Shrine Game
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Margin of error slim for ECU (Sub Req'd)
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Pirate picked for Shrine Game

Top 3 moments of 2013
scout.com

December 30, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Transfers pace Panthers past Pirates
Audio- Coaches & players post-game
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls to Georgia State, 89-82
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East Carolina Holds Off Bethune-Cookman 58-49

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU drops high-scoring contest
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Defense guides ECU women

East Carolina falls to Georgia State, 89-82
WNCT 9

Georgia State Bests East Carolina 89-82
WITN 7

Basketball- Panthers too much for Pirates
New Bern Sun Journal

Georgia State bests East Carolina 89-82
Atlanta Journal Constitution (AP)

Georgia State bests East Carolina 89-82
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Recap- East Carolina vs. Georgia State
AthlonSports.com

December 29, 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Travels to Bethune Cookman for Sunday Matinee
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Gameday Central- East Carolina vs. Georgia State

ECU hosting guard-oriented GSU
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

December 28, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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This week in college football history
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Conference USA bowl scoreboard
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates look to stop surging Panthers
scout.com

December 27, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Records abound as ECU wraps up 2013
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU Duo Tabbed Preseason All-America By Collegiate Baseball
ecupirates.com

December 26, 2013

Summers- No shortcuts for Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

5 Thoughts - Beef 'O' Brady's ECU 37, Ohio 20
College Football News

A year for the books
scout.com

Williams celebrates bowl game win
Lexington Dispatch

Despite loss, Ohio's Carpenter boasts enviable bowl record
Fremont News Messenger

December 25, 2013

ECU looks forward after first bowl victory since 2007
Fayetteville Observer

Bowl win puts exclamation point on season to remember for ECU
Wilmington Star-News

Pirates get tricky in bowl
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

ECU vs Ohio Highlights
ecupirates.com

ECU Watches Own Highlight On 'SC'
ESPN

Underdog 'Cats play ECU strong, but wilt at the end
Athens NEWS

December 24, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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ECU steps up at gut-check time
Audio- Coach Ruff & players post-game
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Game day photo gallery
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C-USA at a glance- Bowl scoreboard
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Fourth Quarter Surge Carries ECU Past Ohio, 37-20
ecupirates.com

Instant Analysis- East Carolina 37, Ohio 20
ESPN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Furious fourth quarter pushes ECU to 37-20 bowl victory over Ohio
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DeCock- Hard to imagine better ending for Pirates
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Gallery- East Carolina 37, Ohio 20 | 12.23.13

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Batten- ECU defense real star of Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl victory
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East Carolina defeats Ohio 37-20 to win Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
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Trick play propels East Carolina in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl victory

East Carolina wins the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl
WNCT 9

ECU Defeats Ohio To Win Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
WITN 7

Cooper's career game lifts ECU past Ohio in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
WCTI 12

Football- Cooper carries Pirates
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU wears down Ohio in Beef O Bradys Bowl
Wilmington Star-News (AP)

East Carolina beats Ohio 37-20 at Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Tampa Bay Times

East Carolina wears down Ohio in Beef ‘O’ Brady Bowl
Tampa Tribune

ECU caps season in historic fashion
247 Sports

ECU Surges Past Ohio for 10th Win
rivals.com

Pirates claim Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
scout.com

East Carolina Pirates - 2013
College Football News

Bowl drought is over
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina runs its way to a 10 win season by beating Ohio in the Beef O’Brady’s Bowl
Yahoo Sports (blog)

East Carolina uses 4th-quarter push to down Ohio in St. Pete
Sports Network

ECU runs past Ohio
CBS Sports

Big fourth quarter carries East Carolina over Ohio in Beef 'O' Brady's
NBC Sports

Why we all should be eternally grateful for Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
gnom.es

Blog- ECU overcomes mistakes, runs away from Ohio in Beef O
WRAL

Cooper, Carden help East Carolina end bowl losing streak
Winston Salem Journal

ECU pulls away from Ohio for bowl win
Norfolk Virginian Pilot (AP)

ECU tops Ohio in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Philly.com (AP)

Fans fill Trop seats for Beef O'Brady's Bowl
Bay News

Ohio University Could Not Sink East Carolina University
Pro Sports Blogging (blog)

Ohio Football Falls to East Carolina in Beef 'O'
Ohio Athletics

Bobcats fall 37-20 in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Athens Messenger

2013 Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl- Ohio vs. East Carolina Game Preview
Hustle Belt (blog)

ECU wears down Ohio in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
SI.com

Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl- East Carolina vs. Ohio
USA TODAY

December 23, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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McGhin family pedigree goes on
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ECU football recruiting thumbnails
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Greg's Game Day Breakdown
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Game Day Weather Notes
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Five questions to ponder before kickoff- Beef O’Brady’s Bowl edition
Wilmington Star-News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU faces Ohio today
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Solich ready for kickoff (Sub Req'd)
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NCSU frontcourt key vs. ECU (Sub Req'd)

From WRAL
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East Carolina begins bowl season
Logan- ECU will face tough test against Ohio

East Carolina star motivated by memory of father
Tampa Bay Times

East Carolina seniors look for milestone win
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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ECU vs. Ohio- Who has the edge?
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Luke’s Take- ECU vs. Ohio

From the Fayetteville Observer
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ECU senior Damon Magazu ends career with firm place in Pirates lore
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What you need to know about the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl featuring ECU against Ohio

WITN With The Pirates In St. Petersburg, Florida
WITN 7

ECU, Ohio each feature high-octane offenses
Winston Salem Journal

East Carolina, Ohio aim to end on high note
Biloxi Sun Herald (AP)

Fans and bands hit the beach for Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl party
Tbo.com

Beef 'O' Bradys St. Petersburg - East Carolina vs. Ohio
College Football News

Bowl Preview
USA Today

Beef O'Brady's Bowl 2013- Breaking Down Monday's Ohio vs. East Carolina
Bleacher Report

East Carolina, Ohio aim to end on high note
Washington Post

Beef O'Brady's Bowl- Will East Carolina show up?
YAHOO! Sports

From Fan Sided
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Beef O'Brady's Bowl- game preview, odds and prediction
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Beef O'Brady's Bowl- live stream, start time, TV info and more

Sunday's college football roundup- Quarterbacks provide the 'beef
Detroit News

Cochran's Commentary- Beef `O' Brady's Bowl Blog #4
Ohio University Athletics

Plant City’s Patterson making most of Ohio opportunity
TBO.com

How To Watch 2013 Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl, Ohio vs. East Carolina
Hustle Belt (blog)

Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg 2013 Preview- Ohio Bobcats vs ECU Pirates
Team Speed Kills

High-powered football takes over Tropicana Field
Creative Loafing Tampa

Football ring returned to family of man killed in crash
Greensboro News Record

Vertically challenged ECU has ‘big’ problem to overcome
Wilmington Star-News

December 22, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Pack presents tall task
Audio- Coach Lebo & players post-game
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Kevin's Keys to the Game
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C-USA at a glance- Bowl schedule, TV listings
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU And Ohio To Meet In Beef `O' Brady's Bowl
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All Hands On Deck In St. Petersburg - Day 3
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ECU Falls To NC State, 90-79

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Wiggins, Barnes want to be factor (Sub Req'd)
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Warren powers Pack

From WITN 7
ECU Report from St Petersburg
Saturday Sportscast

From WNCT 9
ECU Pirates enjoy beach bash ahead of bowl game
Warren scores 32, NC State beats ECU 90-79

Undersized ECU falls at N.C. State
247 Sports

Wolfpack overpowers Pirates 90-79
scout.com

ECU Falls to Wolfpack
rivals.com

Prolific Carden handles the spotlight at ECU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Football- Pirates take aim at Ohio
New Bern Sun Journal

College Football Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl- Ohio Bobcats vs East Carolina
Maddux Sports

From the Athens Messenger
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Bobcats aiming for proper send off
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Tettleton not looking back now

From Ohio University Athletics
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Ohio Meets East Carolina in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
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Ohio Football Bowl Practice at Tropicana Field

Wolfpack rejects East Carolina's notion to stay in the game
Burlington News

Schramm- Wolfpack bigs go from source of concern to source of strength
Fayetteville Observer

DeCock- Warren thriving, and so is Wolfpack's winning streak
Raleigh News & Observer

December 21, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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The only game in town ... and nation
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Pirates outgun Keydets
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This week in college football history
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Gameday Central- East Carolina vs. NC State
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Strong Second Half Pushes ECU Past Ohio 76-47
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All Hands On Deck In St. Petersburg - Day 1
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All Hands On Deck In St. Petersburg - Day 2

Wolfpack wary of potent Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

Three to know- East Carolina at N.C. State
Fayetteville Observer

From scout.com
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Wolfpack on the horizon
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Gottfried- It Should Be A Fun Game

North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. East Carolina Pirates Pick, Odds
Sports Chat Place

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates' home streak continues
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Pirates take on Wolfpack at PNC (Sub Req'd)
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Amos makes presence felt (Sub Req'd)

From WNCT 9
ECU practices for second time in Florida
Strong second half pushes the Lady Pirates past Ohio

Friday Sportscast
WITN 7

VACEK: Ohio Bobcat Preview
BoneyardBanter.com

From the Wilmington Star-News
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With or without individual awards, ECU’s Stanley motivated to do even more
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Even without CUSA title, Pirates still have goals to accomplish at Beef O’Brady’s Bowl

ECU ready to end 4-game bowl skid
Winston Salem Journal

One last time
247 Sports

Ohio Women's Basketball Falls at East Carolina
Ohio University Athletics

December 20, 2013

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Wins Shootout Against VMI, 103-94
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East Carolina to Host Ohio in Friday Night Affair

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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VMI's pace no problem for Pirates
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ECU on the run (Sub Req'd)

Football- Pirates prepped for Beef ‘O’Brady’s Bowl
New Bern Sun Journal

From WNCT 9
ECU Football arrives in St. Petersburg
East Carolina wins shootout against VMI, 103-94

Pirates Top VMI 103-94
WITN 7

Brian North previews the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
WCTI 12

From ohiobobcats.com
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Cochran's Commentary- Beef `O' Brady's Bowl Blog #2
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Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl Gameweek Interviews - Part Two

ECU Guns Down VMI 103-94
rivals.com

Pirates out-gun Keydets in shootout
scout.com

ECU earns win in offensive show
247 Sports

Ohio-East Carolina Preview
CBS sports

Through the years
Athens Messenger

Men's basketball | East Carolina defeats VMI 103-94
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 19, 2013

From Bonesville.net
Audio- Coach Ruff pre-bowl trip presser
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Gameday Central- East Carolina vs. VMI
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Varner Gets Closer To His PGA Tour Dream
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2014 Baseball Season Tickets Now On Sale
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Reynolds Named NCBWA Preseason First-Team All-American
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McNeill's Pre-Bowl Game Press Conference

From Pirate Radio 1250
Brian Bailey Show: guest, coach Ruffin McNeill
Ohio University head coach Frank Solich talked about the upcoming bowl game with ECU on "From The Booth".

From WNCT 9
ECU Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill discusses Bowl
Reynolds named a preseason First-Team All-American

Wednesday Sportscast
WITN 7

Pirates focus on Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl
Washington Daily News

ECU QB Carden ready to add to numbers in bowl game
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Reynolds earns preseason honor
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Pirate pair has way with words (Sub Req'd)
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Up-tempo VMI visits Minges (Sub Req'd)

Bill Carey- Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl breakdown- East Carolina vs. Ohio
SI.com

East Carolina Pirates vs. Ohio Bobcats Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl Pick
Sports Chat Place

East Carolina (9-3) vs. Ohio University (7-5) (ET)
Kansas City Star (Sports Network)

Beef O' Brady's Bowl 2013- East Carolina Pirates vs. Ohio Bobcats
FanIQ (blog)

Ohio Women's Basketball Takes to Road to Play East Carolina
Ohio Athletics

December 18, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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'Six Degrees of Pirate Nation'
Audio- TOT (Mick Mixon)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Cruises to 81-61 Win at Norfolk State
Men's Basketball Visits Childrens Hospital  | WATCH
Jeff Lebo Show | WATCH

From the New Bern Sun Journal
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Don’t let Ohio’s conference, record fool you
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Football- Ohio brings bowl streak to St. Petersburg

One Last Go-Around
scout.com

ECU Pirates Visit Vidant Kids
WITN 7

ECU basketball team spreads Christmas cheer at children's hospital
WNCT 9

Pirates are battle tested
Greenville Daily Reflector
(Sub Req'd)

From OhioBobcats.com
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Cochran's Commentary- Beef `O' Brady's Bowl Blog #1
Ohio Football Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl Practice Week Interviews

December 17, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Heading South for the “Pre-Holidays”
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Brown Named C-USA Freshman of the Week
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Pirates to Play Norfolk State in Mid-Week Contest
-Order/Donate Tickets today:
Pirates To Play Ohio In The Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

Bowl appearance affects FLA recruiting
scout.com

All business for Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector
(Sub Req'd)

Clinch signs with East Carolina
High Point Enterprise

Chip Notes- Beef O'Brady's Bowl
CBSSports.com

Mark's Free College Football Pick Against the Spread
Sports Chat Place

Ohio Football Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl Practice Week Interviews
Ohio University Athletics

Patterson relishing trip home
Athens Messenger

OU parallel parks into a minor bowl game; hip hip hooray
Athens News

December 16, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Coaches mix recruiting with bowl prep
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Concord High alumnus' NFL career underway
 
Lance Lewis’ budding NFL career took a “bad news, good news” turn in late August.
Charlotte Observer

Pasut, Elsawi healthy for Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector
(Sub Req'd)

December 15, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Richmond, Roberts-Campbell propel Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Rolls Past N.C. A&T, 84-71
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East Carolina Drops an 86-76 Decision to Grand Canyon

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Comfortable win for ECU
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Pirates look to contain QB (Sub Req'd)

 East Carolina Runs Away From NC A&T, 84-71
WITN

 East Carolina rolls past N.C. A&T, 84-71
WNCT

Missed Layups Hurt Aggies At ECU
NCAT Aggies

ECU Tops Aggies for Ninth Win
Rivals.com

ECU rolls past A&T
247 Sports

Pirates' dynamic duo shines against Aggies
Scout.com

Kenny QB John Wolford commits to Wake Forest
Florida Times-Union

December 14, 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Gameday Central- East Carolina vs. N.C. A&T
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ECU Extends Win-Streak to Eight with 85-42 Victory Over Alcorn State

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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Freshmen producing for Pirates
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Carden, Hardy talk about 2014

Lady Pirates extend win-streak to eight with 85-42 victory over Alcorn State
WNCT

Beef 'O'Brady's Bowl Preview and Prediction- East Carolina Pirates
Rant Sports

QB Wolford mulls Penn State offer
ESPN

December 13, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates pluck Virginia gem
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Recruiting thumbnail- Kyron Speller
Audio- TOT (Tony Tata, N.C. Secretary of Transportation)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Football- Pirates looking to end bowl skid
New Bern Sun Journal

Another QB conundrum for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector
(Sub Req'd)

Pirates Head South to the ULM Warhawk Classic
ecupirates.com

Penn State offers scholarship to QB John Wolford, a 3-star prospect
Penn Live

East Carolina vs. Ohio 2013 Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl Preview With TV
Rant Sports

Several Pirates garner individual honors
scout.com

December 12, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Thanks, Derek, rest in peace
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Shane Carden Named C-USA Most Valuable Player
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate focused on finale (Sub Req'd)
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Carden named MVP

ECU’s Carden officially recognized as C-USA’s top player
Wilmington Star-News

ECU's QB Shane Carden named Conference USA MVP
Fayetteville Observer

 ECU's Shane Carden Named C-USA Most Valuable Player
WITN 7

 Shane Carden Named C-USA Most Valuable Player
WNCT 9

Football- Carden earns C-USA’s top honor
New Bern Sun Journal

Bond denied for man accused in death of his brother
Greensboro News-Record

From rivals.com
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Blacknall Remembered
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Carden Named C-USA MVP

From 247 Sports
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Carden named C-USA MVP
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Speller makes the call

Pirates mourn loss of Derek Blacknall
scpout.com

Ohio welcomes surprise opportunity
Athens Ohio Today

Beef `O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg Press Conference
Ohio University Athletics

December 11, 2013

From Bonesville.net
Audio- Coach Ruff comments on the death of Derek Blacknall
Audio- TOT (Jeff Compher)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

 POLICE- Former ECU Football Player Killed By Brother In Greensboro
WITN

From ecupirates.com
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McNeill Issues Statement About Former Player Derek Blacknall
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Twenty-Four Pirates Earn All-Conference USA Honors
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East Carolina Softball Announces 2014 Schedule
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Willis Named to NCCSIA All-State Second Team

Former ECU football player killed after dispute
Fayetteville Observer

Former ECU football player killed after dispute in Greensboro
WRAL

Former ECU player is killed
Winston Salem Journal

Greensboro homicide victim was a football standout at Dudley, ECU
Greensboro News-Record

Blacknall killed in sibling dispute
Rocky Mount Telegram

Beef O'Brady's Bowl- Preview, Predictions, TV info
CBSSports.com

ECU hopes new practice facility pays off
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Grove’s goals in sight (Sub Req'd)
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Trio on C-USA first team
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Former ECU football player killed

ECU’s Carden, Hardy, Simmons earn first-team All-CUSA honors
Wilmington Star-News

Conference-USA announces All-C-USA Selections
WNCT 9

Ohio - TeamReport
GlobalPost

December 10, 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Grove’s goals in sight (Sub Req'd)
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Pirate puts scoring effort on the line

ECU eager to erase loss to Marshall
Winston Salem Journal

Ohio, East Carolina to meet in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Tampa Bay Times

East Carolina, Ohio in Beef O' Brady's Bowl at Trop
Tampa Tribune

Surprise! Ohio football team gets bowl bid; will play East Carolina
Athens NEWS

Ohio earns a trip to Beef O'Brady's Bowl in Florida
Martins Ferry Times Leader (AP)

Barnegat softball player Kerry Butler to play for East Carolina
Press of Atlantic City

December 9, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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St. Pete looks good
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Stith's block denies Mount Olive
Audio- Jeff Lebo & Players Post-game
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates To Play Ohio In The Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
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East Carolina Survives Scare From Mount Olive, 77-75

From the East Carolinian
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ECU survives the Trojan horse
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Dec. 8- ECU 77 Mount Olive 75

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's bowl destination decided
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Pirates squeak past Trojans

Football- Pirates packing for St. Petersburg
New Bern Sun-Journal

From the WITN 7
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East Carolina Wins 77-75 Against Mount Olive
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UPDATE- ECU To Face Ohio In Beef O'Brady's Bowl

Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl 2013- Ohio vs. East Carolina TV Info
Bleacher Report

Beef O'Brady's Bowl picks East Carolina
Athlon Sports

 Pirates to Play in Beef O’Brady’s Bowl
WNCT 9

ECU accepts invitation to play in Beef O’Brady’s Bowl
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina, North Carolina line up bowl games
Fayetteville Observer

UNC heading to Belk Bowl, ECU gets Beef O’Brady
Raleigh News & Observer

Ohio Accepts Invite to 2013 Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Ohio University Athletics

December 8, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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This week in college football history
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU explores bowl options
Scout.com

From ecupirates.com
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Gameday Central- East Carolina vs. Mount Olive
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Padgett Shines in Indoor Season Opener

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates still await bowl bid (Sub Req'd)
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Pirates host Mount Olive

December 7, 2013

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Time Change Announced For Georgia State Game
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The Jeff Lebo TV Show Premieres Sunday

Ebron leading the way
Greenville Daily Reflector
(Sub Req'd)

December 6, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Recruiting- OL Garrett McGhin, OL Desmond Barmore
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Marshall Guilmette To Miss Remainder Of The Season
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Elsawi And Harvey Named To C-USA All-Academic Squad

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Guilmette out for the season
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Study- ECU doing more with less (Sub Req'd)

ECU's Elsawi And Harvey Named To C-USA All-Academic Squad
WITN 7

December 5, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Grobe era linked to ECU
Audio- TOT (Mick Mixon)

ECU Swimming And Diving Program Signs Seven For 2014-15
ecupirates.com

From the East Carolinian
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Richmond shines in Pirate victory
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Moving on without Guilmette
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Men’s Basketball- ECU vs Fayetteville State, December 3rd
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ECU sweeps Thanksgiving tourney
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Bowl game on the horizon after tough loss

Pirates' bowl game prospects narrow
Greenville Daily Reflector
(Sub Req'd)

 ECU, other state colleges evaluating
WNCT 9

December 4, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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ECU women inflict Payne on foes
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Richmond rides Broncos for 37
Audio- Jeff Lebo & Players Post-game

East Carolina Cruises Past Fayetteville State, 96-78
ecupirates.com

Career night for Richmond
Greenville Daily Reflector

Region roundup- Akeem Richmond leads ECU over FSU
Fayetteville Observer

East Carolina cruises past Fayetteville State, 96-78
WNCT 9

Pirates Cruise Past Fayetteville State
WITN 7

Bowl breakdown
scout.com

December 3, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Bowl win would help neutralize bitter pill
Audio- The Steve Logan Show
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C-USA Players of the Week

Pirates host Fayetteville State
Greenville Daily Reflector
(Sub Req'd)

From the East Carolinian
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Seahawks steal victory in Minges
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ECU falls flat in Huntington

ECU's Carden tabbed NC Player of the Year by CBC sports staff
WRALSportsFan.com

Military Bowl executive director talks likelihood of selecting Terps (Pirates/Herd)
W
ashington Post

Outback Bowl might get a South Carolina-Iowa rematch
Tampa Bay Business Journal

College bowl projections
Tampa Bay
Times

December 2, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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Seahawks resume series with squeaker
Audio- Jeff Lebo & Players Post-game
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C-USA Schedule
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Held Off by UNC-Wilmington, 70-68
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ECU Improves to 7-0 with 75-66 Win Over Cleveland State

From the Wilmington Star-News
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PIRATES REPLAY- A Marshall meltdown
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Williams' block saves UNCW win over East Carolina

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Summers- ECU's somber send-off
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Wilmington's inside job wins

 UNC-Wilmington Holds Off East Carolina 70-68
WITN 7

From WNCT 9
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ECU held off by UNC-Wilmington, 70-68
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Lady Pirates improve to 7-0 with 75-66 win over

UNC-W Tops ECU 70-68
rivals.com

Seahawks sink Pirates in thriller
scout.com

Pirates drop their first at home
247 Sports

Football- Pirates' C-USA title hopes end
New Bern Sun Journal

December 1, 2013

From Bonesville.net
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This Week in College Football History
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C-USA Scoreboard & Schedule
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Gameday Central- East Carolina vs. UNC Wilmington
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ECU Closes Thanksgiving Tournament Against Cleveland State

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU hosting hoops doubleheader
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Editorial- A proud season recalled

Seahawks, Pirates Renew Long Rivalry
UNCWsports.com

Seahawks renew hoops rivalry with ECU on Sunday
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina Pirates vs. UNC Wilmington Seahawks Pick-Odds
Sports Chat Place

Taliaferro tears up father's alma mater
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From scout.com
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What We've Learned- Marshall
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Pirates lose C-USA East

Disappointment in Huntington
Sports Chat Place

ECU Falls to Herd
rivals.com

December 31, 2013

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Bowl hardware would cap gem season for Cutcliffe, Duke
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Bowl win long time coming for Duke

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State gets good scrap from UNC Greensboro in 68-64 win
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Memorable moments- N&O sportswriters pick their top story in 2013
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Duke’s cure for Johnny Manziel’s magic- Fight offense with offense

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Manziel, although quieter, has Duke's attention
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N.C. State holds off UNCG
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Panthers hope bye week gives Smith, others time to heal
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Shanahan one of five NFL coaches fired on Monday

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Redskins fire coach Mike Shanahan after 3-13 season
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Motivation is on the Hokies' side in Sun Bowl matchup

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Virginia Tech and UCLA could use Sun Bowl confidence-builder prior to offseason
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Virginia Tech-UCLA Sun Bowl breakdown

Tech is the underdog? So what?
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Coach Rivera says he’s where he expected to be
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McDermott thinks he’s ready to be head coach
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Burke sends Jazz to 83-80 win over Bobcats

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Hawks point guard trying to be the team's tone setter
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UNC lineman Bodine leaving early for NFL draft

Brown loses finale as Texas falls to Oregon
Houston Chronicle

December 30, 2013

Shanahan Era ends in D.C
Washington Post

Skins' season ends as it began – with an ugly defeat
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers hold off Falcons 21-20, win NFC South title
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Panthers report card- Joe Person's grades
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Who the Panthers will play in the playoffs -- my odds on the 3 possibilities
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Hugo could regenerate the Charlotte Hornets basketball buzz

Panthers celebrate but know that work remains
Winston Salem Journal

Gonzalez's last outing ends in bittersweet fashion
Atlanta Journal Constitution

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Quest for consistency- Clemson looks to measure up against powerhouse Ohio State
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Welcome to Miami- Clemson balancing Orange Bowl fun festivities with business trip
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Freshman linebacker Skai Moore exceeds expectations as Gamecocks' leading tackler

Pro wrestling lost memorable names in 2013
Fayetteville Observer

December 29, 2013

Panthers seeking division crown
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton's evolution paying dividends
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Cam Newton gives kids footballs, lasting memories
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Sorensen- Battle of Atlanta feels like a holiday
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Bobcats waste advantage over Hawks, fall in OT
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What's on tap for Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2014

The case for, and against, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan
Roanoke Times

Report- Texans want Bill O'Brien
Hartford Courant

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Late comeback gives No. 25 Missouri a 68-64 win at NC State
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Overtime a trying time for Canes
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Duke rolls over Eastern Michigan 82-59
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K-State rolls over Michigan 31-14 in BWW Bowl
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Notre Dame beats Rutgers 29-16 in Pinstripe Bowl
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Bridgewater, No. 18 Louisville rout Miami 36-9
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Barr's decision to come back to UCLA should pay big returns

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Duke QB Connette returns after vigil at ill mother's bedside
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Roper to remain with Blue Devil staff through bowl game

2013 Hyundai Sun Bowl- Virginia Tech linebacker develops into leader
El Paso Times

December 28, 2013

PHOTO- Even after two speeding tickets, Clowney poses with police
CBS Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton, Kuechly headline Panthers' Pro Bowl picks
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Panthers look to spoil Gonzalez’s retirement
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What to watch- No cinch to clinch
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Panthers to keep close eye on Cam’s ankle
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Rivera- Don’t bet against Smith return for playoff
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Bobcats fall just short against Thunder

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Can Clemson learn from the Connor Shaw show, contain Braxton Miller on the run?
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Gamecocks defense has 'statement to make to the nation' in Capital One Bowl

Va. Tech QB Logan Thomas takes it all in stride
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Roanoke Times
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McFarling- Virginia Tech coach Jeff Grimes returns to roots
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Former Hokie among Washington Redskins saying tentative goodbyes

CAA's Towson faces huge challenge against North Dakota State quest for FCS three-peat
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Prosser’s legacy lives on
Winston Salem Journal

December 27, 2013

Lynch's NIU career finishes with 21-14 loss
Chicago Tribune

Conner gets slice of record book as Pitt wins Pizza Bowl
Houston Chronicle

From the Asheville Citizen Times
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Jarrett- Tarnished Tar Heels play on
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Bobby Bowden's grandson killed in crash

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Ryan Switzer’s progression turns the Tar Heels’ fortunes
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Conner leads Pitt to 30-27 win over Bowling Green
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Faulk, Staal, Sekera among Canes' Olympic hopefuls
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Art Weiner, former UNC football all-American, dies
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Duke football notebook- Kurt Roper on Florida, Brandon Connette’s return and Jela Duncan’s absence
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It's a juggling act for sports agents who represent coaches

Cutcliffe focused on bowl preparations, not off-the-field distractions
Wilmington Star-News

Injury-depleted Falcons get more bad news
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' Gross won’t talk future beyond this season
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Notes- Newton insists ankle won’t dampen his intensity
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Panther fan challenges others to make road trip to Atlanta
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Bobcats concerned with defensive slippage

From the Roanoke Times
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Washington Redskins coaches seem resigned to fate
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Top 5 Virginia Tech sports stories of 2013- Hokies record banner accomplishments
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Hola from El Paso

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson's 5 best bowl wins- No doubt about No. 1
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South Carolina's defensive backs wary of Wisconsin's passing game

December 26, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly is a force to be reckoned with
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Belk Bowl Notebook- Tuberville’s respect for motorsports drivers grows
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Panthers receiver Hixon makes most of big chance
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Luke Kuechly is a force to be reckoned with
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Potential shows with each sack for Panthers’ Hardy
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Tar Heels’ Hibbard becomes effective at ‘the money kicks’
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Wylie, Norman, Fontana, Morehead City appear most promising

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Scandal tops NASCAR's 2013 list of memories
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Kuechly may be understated, but his play is anything but
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Serena Williams named AP's top female athlete

Man bites dog- Florida reaches out to Duke for new offensive coordinator
Wilmington Star-News

Schramm- Surging Wolfpack proving doubters wrong
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson guard Jordan Roper bounces back from a stroke at age 19
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"U Dub Step" craze- The dance Gamecock fans don't want to see at Capital One Bowl

December 25, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Source- Duke offensive coordinator Kurt Roper to take the same position at Florida
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Tar Heels' Hibbard becomes effective at 'the money kicks'

December 24, 2013

Tobacco Road fans buying into bowl games
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Steve Smith ‘highly doubtful’ for Atlanta game
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Newton’s ‘nicked’ ankle doesn’t concern Rivera
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Film review gives Kuechly tackles record
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Stewart to be evaluated this week
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Defensive coordinator- Davis interception ‘huge’
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Kemba Walker’s near-triple double leads Bobcats past Bucks in OT
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UNC’s Hairston eligible for NBA Development League
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Hurricanes blow game late in 4-3 loss to Blue Jackets

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Gamecocks RB Mike Davis hoping to be healthy before Capital One Bowl
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Clemson's quarterback of the future- DeShaun Watson

December 23, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Last-minute drive gives Panthers 17-13 victory to clinch playoff spot
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Sorensen- Panthers playoff berth was hard to envision in September
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Fowler- Cam says ‘let’s get it done;' Panthers do
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MRI on Smith's knee set for Monday
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Panthers' Hixon delivers when it counts
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New Hornets logos slightly fiercer than originals

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Late touchdown lifts Panthers over Saints 17-13
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Newton guides Panthers through storm and into playoffs
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Hamilton- Upstart Panthers kept cool while veteran Saints didn't

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Cowboys stun Redskins 24-23 on TD pass late in fourth quarter
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Redskins owner visits Native American areas
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Miller is a "natural tough guy" for Hokies

December 22, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Paige, UNC find stride in overtime, survive scare against Davidson
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UNC’s Sylvia Hatchell returns to watch women beat High Point
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Former NC State guard Lorenzo Brown reflects on journey to the NBA’s 76ers
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Gudas scores in OT, Lightning beat Hurricanes 3-2

From the Charlotte Observer
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Lenoir-Rhyne falls in DII title game
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Back to the future- New Hornets logos unveiled
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Tom Talks- Leaner, meaner logo
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Fans react to new Charlotte Hornets logos
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Jazz fend off Bobcats rally, win 88-85
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Bobcats lose Jeff Taylor for season
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At 5-8, Panthers’ Captain Munnerlyn stands tall
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Panthers to fans- Get your head in the game
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Panthers fans might escape heaviest of Sunday’s rain
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What to watch- Panthers can’t let Brees stand, deliver

Golden opportunity awaits New Orleans in rainy Carolina
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hamilton- Panthers need to seize opportunity, forget about payback
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Game plan for Brees is pivotal for Panthers
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Wake Forest does just enough to knock off UNCG

Duke loses RB Jela Duncan for Chick-fil-A Bowl and 2014 season
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Late TD gives South Carolina victory in Shrine Bowl
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Duke rushing leader Jela Duncan suspended

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Gamecocks DT Kelcy Quarles credits success to 'man-to-man talk' with position coach
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Catching up with QB Steve Fuller, Clemson's only 2-time ACC Player of the Year

December 21, 2013

Freshman forward grows into rebounding role for Wolfpack
Burlington Times News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC's P.J. Hairston will not return to Tar Heels
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DeCock- UNC's Hairston not the only one paying the price
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NC sales tax to affect Canes tickets
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Goalie Altshuller signs entry-level contract with Canes

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers’ LaFell playing for next contract
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What to watch? Panthers can't let Brees stand, deliver
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Mikell getting most reps at strong safety
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Coach- Injured Smith will 'find a way'
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Rivera- Let it rain
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Bobcats storm past Pistons in 4th, win 116-106

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Seahawks know it's not just about who starts
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P.J. Hairston’s UNC career over as school decides not to seek reinstatement

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Gamecocks WR Shaq Roland hopes to carry late-season momentum into Capital One Bowl
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Clemson notes- Notre Dame football visits Death Valley Oct. 3, 2015

Saturday's college bowls
Houston Chronicle

December 20, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Jabari Parker paces Duke to 80-63 win versus UCLA
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Jerry Mack named NC Central's new football coach
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DeCock- Expect UNC's Fedora to keep opening up the playbook
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UNC's McDonald's relationship with Fats Thomas detailed in reinstatement request
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UNC offensive coordinator Blake Anderson named head coach at Arkansas State
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35 bowl games, 35 reasons to watch
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Texas looks to send Mack Brown off with a win
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No. 12 Clemson seeking Orange Bowl redemption
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Canes' Skinner back in the scoring 'zone'

UNC's Anderson new Arkansas State head coach
CBS sports

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Tar Heels lose record-setting coordinator to Arkansas State
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UNC's Price on Belk Bowl- It might be a runaway

From the Wilmington Star-News
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North Carolina flavor to preseason college baseball All-America team
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UNC AD Cunningham- Hairston’s case will be resolved ‘at the end of this week’

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers TE Greg Olsen sporting playoff beard
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Like Brees, like Cam?
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Steve Smith- 'I'm out' ... just kidding!
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Sorensen- Fan makes kid a winner
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Panthers vs Saints Round 2 -- my prediction
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Lenoir-Rhyne hopes to keep focus ‘between the lines’
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Houston has Lenoir-Rhyne one win away from title
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Jeff Van Gundy- Bobcats should make the playoffs and will make the playoffs

For Shanahan, just never the right fit?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Battle tested- Clemson right tackle culminates adverse journey with another bowl challenge
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Clemson notes- Swinney knows Tigers 'not good enough to beat good teams when we turn it over'
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Glenn leads USC Upstate over South Carolina

Campbell football to face Appalachian State in 2014
Fayetteville Observer

December 19, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Williams disgusted by UNC's 86-83 loss against Texas
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Warren leads Wolfpack to 65-58 road win against Tennessee
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Quinn Cook and Andre Dawkins’ veteran presence key for Duke
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Running down the 35 bowl games

Texas upsets No. 14 North Carolina
Houston Chronicle

From the Charlotte Observer
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‘Next’ really is the biggest game now for Panthers
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Cam Newton hoping to be a fashionable ‘shoe-in’
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Saints opt for rookie opposite Panthers' Hardy
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Greg Hardy- ‘I’ll take a small cut’ to stay with Carolina Panthers
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Panthers WR Steve Smith jams finger
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Walker hits OT winner, Bobcats top Raptors 104-102
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Michael Jordan, wife expecting identical twins
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6th seed is not a crazy goal for Bobcats

Redskins' Fletcher says "99 percent" chance I retire
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ACC All Access- Virginia Tech's Bryan Stinespring discusses JMU opening; Shane Beamer talks about job speculation
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gamecocks will face angry Badgers in Capitol One Bowl
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

December 18, 2013

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Maynor accepts new challenge, leaves WSSU for Hampton
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Hamilton, ASU trying to change direction

HU hires Winston-Salem State's Connell Maynor to coach football
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Big Four showing a bit of muscle
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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4 things Carolina must do to beat Saints
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Bobcats hold court against Kings

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Leap of faith led Booker T. star to New Mexico, then N.C. State
-
Sun Bowl has been a while for Virginia Tech

Blue Devils trying to make Duke a football school, too
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke football faces another challenge, another Heisman winner
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NC State- Road trip will show what Pack has learned
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DeCock- Peters plays his way into goalie conversation, here or elsewhere

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Jadeveon Clowney reflects on South Carolina experience- 'I had to grow up fast'
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True homecoming- Safety Jayron Kearse one of Clemson's three south Florida natives eager for Orange Bowl
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Clemson's Venables says Ohio State will be the Tigers' most physical foe
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Nervous Citadel recruits await new football coach
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Citadel football- Could Charlie Taaffe return to Bulldogs?

December 17, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Coach Ron Rivera urges a Carolina Panthers fans ‘call to arms’ vs. New Orleans Saints
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Scott says... Some notes as Saints week looms
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Panthers could be NFC’s top seed ... or miss playoffs entirely
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Rivera- Newton’s injury ‘not a big deal’
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Carolina Panthers need answer for Drew Brees
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Asking Charlotte Bobcats rookie Cody Zeller to do less has helped him produce more

Redskins' head coach says he has no plans to resign
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Consistent Canes meet road challenge
-
Duke beats Gardner-Webb 85-66

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson notes- Boyd jokes "my car's faster than CLowney's," Morris denies Arkansas State interest
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McDowell on the doorstep of 1,000 yards, following in footsteps of Clemson RB greats

College football crowds in 2013 increase 1% among returning FBS schools (database)
Birmingham News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Citadel’s Higgins joins Clawson at WFU
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Deacons are eager to return to action

Former Wake coach Grobe a potential candidate at Army?
Wilmington Star-News

Tampa to host 2017 college football national championship
Tampa Bay Times

December 16, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers defeat Jets, 30-20, setting up huge game against Saints
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Fowler- Panthers primed for showdown
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Munnerlyn takes slight to heart, ball to end zone
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Sorensen- Jason Williams relishes as new kid
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Notes- Newton’s injury a ‘stubbed toe’

Atlanta holds off fumble-prone Washington
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

New Orleans Saints' road woes continue in stunning 27-16 loss to St. Louis Rams
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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After a long hiatus, Duke back at it
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Army fires Ellerson after 5 years, no wins vs Navy

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW loses rhythm in loss to Manhattan
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Duke adds incoming recruit for bowl preparation practices

Brown says his exit was best for UT
Houston Chronicle

Virginia Tech looks to settle personnel questions prior to Sun Bowl
Hampton Roads Daily News

Spurrier- 'We have no difficulty getting up for bowl games'
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

December 15, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC holds on for 82-77 victory against Kentucky
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NC State survives Detroit for 82-79 win
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Carolina ends road trip with 3-1 win over Phoenix
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More famous Jameis- Winston wins Heisman Trophy

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers’ DT Star Lotulelei- Few words, booming impact
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Carolina’s offense can’t win big by taking baby steps
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Jets at Carolina- What to watch
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Sorensen’s picks- Panthers could rout Jets, but
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Bobcats can’t close the deal again

Bowl battle- Clemson, USC combat secondary ticket market
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Seahawks struggling with long-distance shooting
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Playing the best still brings out the best in up-and-down Tar Heels

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Virginia Tech looks to settle personnel questions prior to Sun Bowl
 Virginia Tech's Beamer 'sensitive to staying around too long'

December 14, 2013

Ex-UNC player busted for pot at Roy Williams-owned rental house
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former UNC basketball player Will Graves faces charges after drugs found in house rented from Roy Williams
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UNC basketball strength coach helps reshape team
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Greenville Rose High football star verbally commits to NC State
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Saban, Alabama reach long-term agreement
-
NCHSAA football state championship matchups

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers vow to let play do talking vs. Jets
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Rivera facing another Ryan brother
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Only Jonathan Stewart listed as out
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Pacers hold off Bobcats with George Hill’s late free throws
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Lenoir-Rhyne QB almost quit football before leading team to Division II semis
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NCAA seeks dismissal of student-athlete lawsuit
-
Pull the Super Bowl out of NY and give it to SD or NO

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Former player’s arrest the last thing UNC’s Williams needs right now
-
Wolfpack football not as far off as record might suggest
-
New Wake coach no stranger to working the turnaround

Panthers take umbrage at comments by Jets’ Holmes
Winston Salem Journal

Brown's future at UT still uncertain after meeting
Houston Chronicle

Corruption in college sports nothing new
philly.com

December 13, 2013

Kyle Shanahan in difficult spot as Redskins stumble
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers RBs get rush out of wins, not carries
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Are Panthers a game away from disaster?
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Fowler- 2 games could separate very relevant, very borderline
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Jets' WR- Panthers secondary a weak link
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Panthers 'D' aims to start new turnover streak
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Kuechly tackles bone marrow registry project
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New Bobcat’s advice to MKG- ‘Man up’
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Michael Jordan shoes auctioned for $104K
-
Friday gameday- Bobcats at Pacers
-
NASCAR has more trophies to hand out in Charlotte
-
Broncos loss puts division, home-field in limbo
-
Packers' property purchases grow around Lambeau

Brown- 'Situation has not changed'
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Texas A&M's Manziel draws high praise from Duke coach Cutcliffe
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DeCock- Desmond Lee among Wolfpack's unexpected developments
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Hairston, McDonald still in limbo as UNC prepares for Kentucky
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Butler scores in OT, Flames edge Hurricanes 2-1
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Rangers draft Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Spurrier takes jab at Florida during Capital One Bowl news conference
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Ohio State tradition suffers in the state of South Carolina

Jordan's "flu shoes" top $100,000; player flies into fans
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Teel Time- U.Va. football assistants among nation's highest-paid; VT staff salaries set to increase
Hampton Roads Daily Press

December 12, 2013

 NCAA May Work With Power Five Conferences
ESPN

 Butch Davis on job hunt- 'It's like you have leprosy'
WNCT 9

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Wellman- Clawson learned from hard experience
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Panthers say they're energized, motivated after loss
-
Vucevic, Nelson spark struggling Magic past Bobcats

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers say they’re ready for next tussle- NY Jets
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Cam Newton mum on his Heisman vote
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Panthers’ RB Stewart hopeful he’ll be back this season
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Jets’ Rex Ryan, Saints Rob Ryan sharing notes on Panthers
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Jets to start Geno Smith at QB, but beyond that
-
Magic hold on, beat Bobcats in sloppy outing
-
Austin Dillon will race Earnhardt’s No. 3 car in Cup series
-
Austin Dillon needs a NASCAR legacy independent of the No. 3

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Ex-NC State coach Lowe pleads guilty to tax charges
-
Jacobs- NC State's Jordan Vandenberg emerges on the court
-
Canes rookies among NHL's upcoming group of young defensemen
-
Clean plate- MLB intends to ban collisions at home

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Danny Ford fondly recalls famous first win as Clemson's head football coach, vs. Ohio State's Woody Hayes
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Spurrier- 'Every time we win a game around here, it's a record'
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On, Wisconsin- Cheese, custard, Clowney alert figure into Gamecocks' bowl foe

Washington Redskins will sit RG III for the season
Roanoke Times

Bush backs Alabama kicker; Hokies’ bowl gifts
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 11, 2013

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Ed Hardin- Challenges ahead for Wake Forest football coach
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'Unusual' delay leaves questions as P.J. Hairston sits for UNC

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Choice of Clawson as easy as 1-2-3-4 for WFU
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Clawson makes a good first impression
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Hamilton- Clawson now has to prove Wellman's choice was the right one

New Wake coach Clawson no stranger to turning stagnant programs around
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Clawson ready to begin rebuilding Demon Deacons' football team
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No makeup offered for many suspected 'no-show' classes at UNC-CH
-
Oilers slip past Hurricanes 5-4 in OT

From the Charlotte Observer
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For three minutes or 30, forward Anthony Tolliver adapts
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Bobcats to unveil new 'Hornets' logo Dec. 21
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Bobcats interested in Chris Douglas-Roberts
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Clearing up the Carolina Panthers' NFC playoff picture

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Spurrier- 'Every time we win a game around here, it's a record'
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Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd pulled over for speeding day before Clowney ticket (w/ video)
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From jewelry to mountain bikes, Orange Bowl players craft their own gift packages

How would college football playoff, new ACC bowl lineup have looked this season?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hokies face retooled UCLA Bruins
Roanoke Times

UT's Brown likely to step down this week, source says
San Antonio Express News

December 10, 2013

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Source- WFU ready to introduce new coach
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Heels showed perseverance in landing bowl bid
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Stewart to miss at least two weeks
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With winning streak over, Panthers now turn attention to Jets

Update- Dave Clawson chosen as Wake Forest's football coach
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Ron Rivera on Panthers’ loss- ‘Maybe we got a little full of ourselves’
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Panthers’ Mike Mitchell, Quintin Mikell played every snap vs. Saints
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Panthers’ Charles Johnson certain he’ll play vs. Jets on Sunday
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Knee injury to cost Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart at least 2 weeks
-
Bobcats set season-high in points to hold off Warriors

From the Roanoke Times
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Stormy times for the Skins
-
Redskins drama takes bizarre turn
-
Sports mailbag- Hokies' season is worth celebrating

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Redskins' Shanahan might sit RGIII for rest of year
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Teel Time- Florida State, Auburn clearly best, but remainder of top five cloudy

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina star Jadeveon Clowney ticketed for driving 110 mph
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Ohio State's Meyer, Clemson's Swinney admire each other's programs
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Gamecocks' path to the Capital One Bowl started with win over Clemson
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Sapakoff- Bowl fairness list has Gamecocks and Clemson swapping Orange Bowl, Capital One Bowl

Canes' Jeff Skinner named NHL’s first star of the week
Raleigh News & Observer

December 9, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Silenced- New Orleans routs Panthers in Round 1
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Scott Says- What went wrong
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Tom Talks- Tell me you saw this coming
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Charlotte Bobcats’ rebounding vastly improved
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Nagurski Award to be presented Monday

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke to face Texas A&M in the Chick-fil-A bowl
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UNC got warning on suspect classes
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Florida St-Auburn title game to usher out BCS era
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FSU, Auburn score points aplenty in different ways
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5 things to know- BCS match-making
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Plenty to like about Pinstripe Bowl for Notre Dame

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Duke headed to Atlanta
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Tar Heels bound for Belk Bowl

Chick-fil-A Bowl rewards Duke for its play on the field; local appeal helps land UNC in Charlotte
Wilmington Star-News

From the Roanoke Times
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Redskins lifeless in loss to Chiefs
-
No reason for Redskins to delay firing of Shanahan
-
Virginia Tech gets its day in the Sun Bowl

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Spurrier- Capital One Bowl is 'by far is the best bowl for our university'
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SOLID ORANGE- No. 12 Clemson or No. 7 Ohio State will redeem themselves in Orange Bowl clash

December 8, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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FSU dominates Duke for ACC title, BCS berth
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Duke shows early spark, but FSU rolls
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Boone, Duke look forward to bowl
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DeCock- Devils has a shot, for a while
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Auburn heads to BCS title game
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Carolina Panthers face Saints for control of the NFC South
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Moment of impact- Mike Tolbert’s violent blow followed by memorable act of compassion
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Coaches for Panthers defense have ‘built something special’
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Sorensen- In New Orleans, football truly affects people’s lives
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Winthrop tackles football question

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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TOO HOT TO HANDLE
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Duke's Harding- There's no moral victories here

From the Birmingham News
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Magical turnaround will land Tigers in BCS Championship Game
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Incredible journey from worst to first WILL end in Pasadena
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Offense lends Tre Mason helping hand in record-setting performance

Ohio St. stumbles in Big Ten final, opening door for Auburn
Houston Chronicle

Chiefs try to end slide, face struggling Redskins
Annapolis Capital

Baylor beats UT for first Big 12 title, heads to Fiesta Bowl
San Antonio Express News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC avoids letdown in dominant 81-50 victory against UNC Greensboro
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No drama for NC State against Long Beach State

Virginia's football decline rooted in coaching but not irreversible
Hampton Roads Daily Press

December 7, 2013

No BCS- NIU falls in MAC championship
Chicago Tribune

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Everyone loves a Cinderella story … except, perhaps, the ACC on Saturday
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N.C. State RB Shadrach Thornton in hot water again

From the Charlotte Observer
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ACC football championship appears secure in Charlotte
 Duke's Cutcliffe on facing 'Goliath' FSU
 Preview- Duke - FSU
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DeCock- Duke’s appearance latest surprise in ACC’s post-expansion world
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Charlotte, Duke- a recruiting match
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ACC Championship- FSU impressed with Duke
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Always the underdog, Duke readies for No. 1 FSU
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Unknown factor’ makes Panthers intriguing to NBC
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Panthers' DeAngelo Williams- Numbers down, spirits up
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Jeff Taylor’s 20 leads Bobcats past 76ers

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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UNFINISHED BUSINESS
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FSU AD Stan Wilcox helped Cutcliffe build Duke program

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Blue Devils not offended by their underdog status
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BWellman describes Wake Forest’s ‘ideal candidate’
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BDeacons hoping to show what they've learned

OSU gets snowy football field ready for Bedlam
Tulsa World

BGSU’s stunner opens the door for two Big 12 teams in the BCS
San Antonio Express News

December 6, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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Belk Bowl fumble motivates Duke back Snead
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Duke- Florida State Preview Capsule
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Only Duke can keep Heisman from Winston
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DeCock- No winners in Winston conclusion
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'55 Panthers live in mind of graphic designer
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76ers-Bobcats coaches- Son vs. surrogate son
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France- NASCAR scandal angered me
-
Jimmie Johnson taking time to enjoy latest Cup title

FSU’s O-line paves way to title game
Tampa Tribune

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCSU football's Shadrach Thornton named in sexual battery investigation
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NCHSAA board of directors discussing football mercy rule
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Roy Williams, players have difficulty explaining UNC's dramatic swings

Redskins defense faces mass free agent exodus
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Report- Duke's Alex Murphy to transfer
Fayetteville Observer

Texas' Mack Brown keeps going amid job speculation
Shreveport Times

December 5, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC stuns No. 1 Michigan State 79-65
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Athletics spending outpaces academic spending in NCAA schools, including UNC, NC State
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Prosecutor- Sex investigation of FSU QB completed
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NFL fines Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000

Maryland unlikely to learn bowl destination until Sunday
Baltimore Sun

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC Insider - Collins hopes to follow Cutcliffe’s blueprint
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Who’s next at Wake Forest? Here are four realistic possibilities

From the Charlotte Observer
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Stevestradamus- Smith’s Panthers-Seahawks prediction looking better
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Fowler- Newton sounds more and more like Jake
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What New Orleans loss to Seattle means to Panthers
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Broken hand will cost MKG 4-6 weeks

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Spurrier on BCS Championship debate- Ohio State’s schedule tougher than Florida State’s
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Clemson AD Dan Radakovich reflects on first year on the job

College notebook- Virginia Tech hires help to identify next AD
Roanoke Times

December 4, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke drubs Michigan in Challenge game, 79-69
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Skinner, Peters, Canes make easy work of Caps in Washington
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Former UNC official Nyang'oro will fight felony charge
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DeCock- In Duke's dream football season, staying healthy hasn't hurt
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Wolfpack zoning in on perimeter improvement
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UNC forward James Michael McAdoo, amid meetings with Roy Williams, searching for niche

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Spurrier says Cotton Bowl at top of Gamecocks’ list
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Wild, unpredictable weekend likely narrows Gamecocks’ list of potential bowl destinations to three
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Medal of Honor Bowl adds Fisher DeBerry, Cal McCombs to coaching staff
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Clemson’s Chad Morris mentioned as possible candidate for Wake Forest job

Dedication set Grobe apart
Winston Salem Journal

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Former UNC professor makes 1st court appearance
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Duke's Cutcliffe 'humbled' by ACC Coach of the Year honor

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Cutcliffe’s success, Grobe’s demise coincidental … but symbolic
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Reserves dominate as UNCW men down Campbell

Hokies’ bowl destination bright?
Roanoke Times

Sun Bowl bid looks likely for Hokies
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Luck- WVU 'must get better,' Holgorsen's job safe
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

AdvoCare V100 Bowl's fate to be determined by Notre Dame
Shreveport Times

December 3, 2013

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Grobe to step down as Deacons’ football coach
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Hamilton- Grobe handles resignation with class
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My Take On Wake- A Tower of a Man Steps Down

 Video- Wake Forest football coach Jim Grobe resigns
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Jim Grobe resigning after 13 years at Wake Forest
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Former UNC-CH African studies chairman indicted by grand jury
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Rebuilding process starts now for Doeren, Wolfpack
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DeCock- Doeren's troubled debut season over; Wolfpack takes long view
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Blue Devils' secondary credits cornerback for success

From the Roanoke Times
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Hokies not among ACC elite
-
Shanahan says Skins still playing to win

Seahawks too much for Saints
Shreveport Times

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Teel Time- Sun remains Virginia Tech's most likely bowl destination
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Teel Time- Virginia Tech retains firm to assist in athletic director search

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Wild, unpredictable weekend likely narrows Gamecocks’ list of potential bowl destinations to three
-
School spirit- Clemson AD Radakovich calls on fans to show interest in Orange Bowl tickets

How will ACC bowl lineup shake out? Here are some possibilities
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers at Saints- NFC South showdown set
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Lessons learned from Charlotte Bobcats’ near-miss victory in Miami

USC hires Sarkisian
CBS Sports

Seahawks Play Second Straight Rival Game
UNCWsports.com

December 2, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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David Cutcliffe and the Duke Blue Devils are following his path for success
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DeCock- At darkest moment, Duke found belief
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Florida St, Ohio St take top 2 spots in BCS

Cutcliffe- Duke fans gobbling up Championship Game tickets
Wilmington Star-News

Giant letdown- Skins fall to 3-9
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers beat Bucs 27-6, win eighth straight
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Fowler- December to remember?
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Sorensen- Tolbert pounds Bucs into submission
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Newton still looking for 'great, perfect win'
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Bosh ignites Miami rally as Heat down Bobcats, 99-98
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Late Hits- Awards for Duke, advice for UNC
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Carolinas College Football Clipboards

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Panthers top Bucs 27-6 for 8th straight win
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Maynor tells players to keep their heads up after 7-0 playoff loss

Players, officials back UVa coach London
Roanoke Times

December 1, 2013

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke beats UNC 27-25, clinches ACC Coastal Division title
-DeCock- For first time, Duke’s Cutcliffe sees the view from up high
-UNC reverts to old ways in loss to Duke
-Maryland closes the book on NC State 41-21 in ACC finale
-Hurricanes captain Eric Staal has no ill will for Canucks' Edler
-Warren’s 30 points lift NC State to a 75-56 win over Eastern Kentucky
-No. 2 Florida State stays unbeaten, 37-7 at Swamp

From the Birmingham News
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Another Miracle- Auburn dethrones No. 1 Alabama
-Auburn victory in Iron Bowl 'validates' championship aspirations, but how far will Tigers jump in BCS?
-Kicked out- Alabama's undefeated season ends
-Decisions to kick, not to kick backfire against Alabama
-Updated (sort of) bowl projections from CBS has Auburn in Sugar, Alabama in Orange

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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No. 10 Gamecocks beat No. 6 Clemson, 31-17, extend rivalry winning streak to five games
-Sapakoff- A Gamecocks rivalry streak for the ages
-Six turnovers cough up Clemson’s chance at snapping the streak
-South Carolina QB Connor Shaw finishes career with perfect record at home

PSU upsets No. 14 Wisconsin
Philly.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers secondary embraces ‘Legion of Whom’ nickname
-Maybe Foles is NFL’s best young QB, but Cam's on a roll
-Panthers fan had the mouth that really roared
-Bucs-Panthers- What to watch
-Charlotte superfans never give up hope for Panthers, Bobcats
-Bobcats’ MKG practices, expects to play vs. Heat
-Sunday- Charlotte Bobcats at Miami Heat

December 31, 2013

From the Annapolis Capital
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Navy pounds Middle Tennessee with triple-option to capture Armed Forces Bowl
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Navy defense puts forth complete effort in Armed Forces Bowl victory

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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MTSU falls to Navy in Armed Forces Bowl
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Blue Raiders defend 'chippy' play
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Kreager- Blunt's play not reflective of career

Liberty Bowl breakdown- Rice vs. Mississippi State
SI.com

Rice, Conference USA Winners in Marshall's Bowl Victory
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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USC routs Herd, 92-65
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Marshall assistants could go elsewhere

Marshall football- Expectations high for 2014 Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Football- Lasting legacy
Denton Record Chronicle

Conference USA Basketball Power Rankings
Miner Rush (blog)

FAU hires Bart Miller, loses Luke Meadows to Southern Miss
South Florida Sun Sentinel

New league, new look as UConn men open AAC with trip to Houston
theDay.com

Can the AAC give the UConn women any competition?
Waterbury Republican American

December 30, 2013

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Final preparations- MTSU, Navy ready for Armed Forces Bowl
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Sparks- MTSU will feel like road team
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Video- Armed Forces Bowl pep rally

Armed Forces Bowl serves as homecoming for Navy slotback Staten
Annapolis Capital

Owls will sport new headgear for Liberty Bowl
Houston Chronicle

Football- UNT all abuzz as bowl game approaches
Denton Record Chronicle

Too little, too late for Charlotte 49ers against Georgia Tech
Charlotte Observer

Golden’s late 3-pointer tops Charlotte
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Marshall men back on court
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF's O'Leary enjoying hands-on work with defense for Fiesta Bowl
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Mike Bianchi- American conference should pay UCF's $2 million Fiesta Bowl bill 

December 29, 2013

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Bearcats handed Belk Bowl beat down
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UC seniors miss big goals
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Loss of teammate still weighs heavy on UC football team

Cincinnati latest to learn that when in doubt, don’t punt to UNC's Switzer
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Belk Bowl- Good times return for UNC
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UNC’s James Hurst breaks leg in Belk Bowl
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Weakened O-line hurts Cincinnati
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DeCock- It's just the beginning for UNC's Switzer
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How they won- 5 key plays in UNC’s Belk Bowl victory
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49ers get another crack at ACC team

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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MTSU, Navy focus on 'finish'
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Armed Forces Bowl- Key Matchups
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Armed Forces Bowl- From A to Z
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Former MTSU coach McCollum happy at Georgia Tech
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Sparks- Legacies written by bowl results
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Who has the edge- Armed Forces Bowl Positional Breakdown
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Video- MTSU bowl prep - Day 3

From the Annapolis Capital
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Middle Tennessee puts balanced offense up against Navy triple-option attack
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Armed Forces Bowl- Navy vs. Middle Tennessee at a glance
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Former high school teammates will reunite in Armed Forces Bowl
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Armed Forces Bowl- Get ready for the game

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Underdog Blake Bortles, UCF a perfect fit
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New UCF defensive coordinator Paul Ferraro discusses joining George O'Leary's staff

Williams put Herd in position for victory
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Golden Eagles take down Rams, chalk up 12th victory
Hattiesburg American

Tulsa basketball team facing another strong foe in Maryland
Tulsa World

FIU men’s team in national TV spotlight again at Georgetown
Miami Herald

Kansas State routs Tulane men's basketball Saturday, 72-41
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP men's basketball- Miners rally, escape Western Illinois
El Paso Times

The Best Of The Year In Sports For State, Region In 2013
Hartford Courant

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU can't escape Spiders' web in 67-58 loss
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Game gives a glimpse into ODU football's future
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4 ODU football players named to FBS all-star team

December 28, 2013

From the Charlotte Observer
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There’s no slowing down Bearcats’ ‘Iron Man’ Brendon Kay
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UNC QB Marquise Williams comes home a winner
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Who gets edge in Belk Bowl?
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Saturday’s Belk Bowl schedule- Partying and football
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DeCock- For Tar Heels, is Charlotte too close for comfort?

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Gresh's Gameplan- UC vs. North Carolina
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Kay '100 percent' for Belk Bowl

Belk Bowl matchup- UNC vs. Cincinnati
Fayetteville Observer

Scouting Saturday’s Belk Bowl
Greensboro News-Record

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall celebrates a bowl victory
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Maryland defense let Gator go free
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Bowl win sets Herd ship back to right
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A proper salute
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Gallery- Military Bowl- Marshall 31, Maryland 20
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Hoskins shows his heart
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Chuck Landon grades the Herd
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Grant Traylor's game balls

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Herd defeats Maryland, 31-20, to win Military Bowl
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Marshall football- Cato keeps calm, carries Herd to Military Bowl win
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Military Bowl- Hoskins' place in Herd history is secure

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd has an answer for Terps
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Marshall notebook- Williams helped Herd win battle for field position

5 Thoughts - Military Marshall 31, Mary. 20
College Football News

From the Annapolis Capital
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Military Bowl Coverage- Marshall beats Maryland 31-20
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Navy suspends starting defensive end for Armed Forces Bowl
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Navy looking to end 1-5 slide in postseason with win in Armed Forces Bowl
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Armed Forces Bowl has backing of ESPN, strong title sponsor in Bell Helicopter
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Video- Navy Sports Chat, Armed Forces Bowl preview

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Blue Raiders see selves in Navy
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Bowl Notebook- Nix emphasizes third down
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Reynolds' record for Navy impresses Staubach
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Video- Roger Staubach recalls games against MTSU
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Video- Stockstill, players give status report from bowl site

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Baylor says it won't overlook UCF team that has plenty to prove
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Fiesta Bowl- Baylor's Petty looking forward to facing UCF's Bortles

From the Hattiesburg American
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Southern Miss ends road stretch at Rhode Island
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Meadows to join Golden Eagles as offensive line coach

Tulane men's basketball takes on Kansas State Saturday
New Orleans Times Picayune

Football- UNT leaning on coaches’ bowl experience
Denton Record Chronicle

ODU's Heinicke named state's top offensive player
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 27, 2013

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Now, for the main event!
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Herd from Holliday
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Chuck Landon- Herd faces one more dual threat this year in Brown
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Military Bowl unique for Herd
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Standing proud
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Chuck Landon- Marshall's Rouse had support for comeback
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Maryland plays final game as ACC member

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Military Bowl- Terps, Marshall look to avoid rust from lengthy layoff
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Military Bowl- Hoskins' place in Herd history is secure
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Marshall football- Former Penn State players relish opportunity to participate in bowl

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Doc has his prescription
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Military Bowl notebook
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Military Bowl capsule
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5 things to know about Herd, Terrapins
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Leftwich gives pep talk to Herd players
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Herd punter shook off sophomore slump

Maryland to end ACC run with Military Bowl
Fayetteville Observer

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Bulldog brothers- Former Smyrna teammates Bryson, Gaines to meet in bowl
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Texas Speedway president roots for Blue Raiders
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Pogue- NCAA restricts bowl swag
-
5 Days in Fort Worth- Breaking down MTSU bowl trip

Rice (10-3) vs. Mississippi State (6-6) (ET)
AthlonSports.com

2013 AutoZone Liberty Bowl Preview- Mississippi State vs. Rice
Memphisport

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Bearcats shoot for 10-win season at Belk Bowl
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Integral UC senior arrives in Charlotte with crutches

Tar Heels to face familiar defensive coordinator
Charlotte Observer

Running back Storm Johnson powers UCF to new heights
Orlando Sentinel

Temple recruit hurt by cuts
Philly.com

December 26, 2013

2013-2014 Bowls - CFN's Preview & Prediction for the 2013 Military Bowl
College Football News

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Blue Raiders kick off bowl trip today
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Nix on defending option- 'Rake your own leaves'

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF departing for grand Fiesta Bowl stage with even bigger opportunity
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UCF defensive line faces toughest test of season against Baylor in Fiesta Bowl

Belk Bowl – Cincinnati vs. North Carolina
College Football News

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Tuberville- Kay reminds me of 'Iron Man' movie
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Get to know UC's bowl opponent, the Tar Heels

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd staff gets Christmas gifts
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Lengyel gives fans his bowl to-do list
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Thundering Herd players spread cheer to D.C. kids
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Leftwich back with the Herd
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Major colleges cutting more sports
-
Marshall bowl history
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Thundering Herd's 'Swede' gets special lesson
-
Chuck Landon- MU assistant demonstrates giving spirit of Christmas

Armed Forces Bowl appearance helps Navy's recruiting efforts in Texas
Annapolis Capital

Like Temple, Houston strives for athletic relevance again
Raleigh News & Observer

New Conference Has Some Of Best Backcourt Players In Nation
Hartford Courant

December 24, 2013

East Carolina Wins the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl, 37-20 over Ohio
conferenceusa.com

UCF returns 10,000 Fiesta Bowl tickets, selling less than half its allotment
Orlando Sentinel

Bowl week begins for Herd
Beckley Register-Herald

Top 10 football bowl plays for Blue Raiders
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

John Klein- Gus Malzahn's rise typical of former Tulsa coaches
Tulsa World

Tulane football's final report card- the Green Wave offense struggles in New Orleans Bowl
New Orleans Times Picayune

SMU signs 3-year extension with coach June Jones
Dallas Morning News

UTEP men's basketball- Miners roll past Montana State
El Paso Times

Memphis Tigers drop two spots in AP poll
Memphis Commercial Appeal

December 23, 2013

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football's final report card- the Green Wave offense struggles in New Orleans Bowl
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Tulane men's basketball holds off Northeastern 65-62

UC gears up for return trip to Belk Bowl
Cincinnati Enquirer

December 22, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
-
Dec. 21 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
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@CUSAWBK Results & Highlights
-
Tulane Comes Up Short to UL-Lafayette in R+L Carriers New Orleans

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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UL Lafayette wins third straight New Orleans Bowl, 24-21, over Tulane
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Tulane senior RB Orleans Darkwa runs into history in New Orleans Bowl
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Watch R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl highlights and Tulane TDs
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Tulane and UL Lafayette fans pack the Superdome for the New Orleans Bowl
-
Final updates from R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl- UL Lafayette 24, Tulane 21
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New Orleans Bowl final scoring summary- UL Lafayette 24, Tulane 21

From CBS Sports
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Cajuns hold off Tulane
-
Tulane puts together special helmets for New Orleans Bowl vs. La.-Lafayette

From the Hattiesburg American
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Golden Eagles win BVI Tropical Shootout
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Did win vs. UAB help flip Price?

Cajuns hold off Tulane for New Orleans Bowl 3-peat
Shreveport Times

From the Annapolis Capital
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Armed Forces Bowl Matchup
-
Navy coordinator says Mids will continue different looks on offense

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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DB Byard using All C-USA team snub as motivation
-
Podcast- Listen to Raider Talk (MTSU bowl edition)

UC men roll past Middle Tennessee 69-48
Cincinnati Enquirer

Temple, Houston in same boat
philly.com

UCF isn't interested in being Fiesta Bowl underdog, but Knights are no strangers to role
Orlando Sentinel

Poor shooting hurts UAB basketball in loss at LSU
Birmingham News

UNCW inconsistent in loss to ODU
Wilmington Star-News

Costly mistakes sink Owls in loss to Cougars
Houston Chronicle

Charlotte 49ers hold off late rally by USC Upstate
Charlotte Observer

From the Tulsa World
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TU's lackluster second half contributes to TCU victory
-
Tulsa World guide to mid-tier college bowl games

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd falls at home
-
Slow start dooms MU, Canty to tough loss
-
Taliaferro returns to home turf

Diaco Aims For Team-Family Balance At UConn
Hartford Courant

Carthage’s Bogenschutz has already stirred up UTSA fans
San Antonio Express News

December 21, 2013

Tulane LB Nico Marley is proving that size doesn't matter
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Lafayette Advertiser
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UL-Tulane Series
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N.O. Bowl Highlights
-
UL-Tulane Capsule

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Bowl Notebook
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Rice's Bailiff Named Bryant Award Finalist
-
Dec. 18 C-USA Swimmer of the Week
-
Talking C-USA Basketball
-
Kirkbride Named NSCAA Scholar All-America

UCF struggling to sell Fiesta Bowl ticket allotment
CBS Sports

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF Fiesta Bowl- With Fleming gone, it's another case of 'next man up'
-
UCF WR J.J. Worton is more than just a highlight-reel player

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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5 observations from MTSU's bowl prep
-
Stockstill reveals extent of MTSU running back injuries
-
Hammonds back as MTSU faces Cincinnati

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-
Preview- UC vs. Middle Tennessee
-
UC football goes bowling - literally

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Holliday- This team is special
-
Herd gets back to tall tasks

FIU men’s basketball team ready to face defending champion Louisville
Miami Herald

Southern Miss cruises past Coppin State 88-74
Biloxi Sun Herald

Charlie Partridge's staff- Who's in, who's out at FAU?
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Blazer Hoops Buzz- UAB at LSU
Birmingham News

Rice comes back to beat Div. II Northwood 69-56
Houston Chronicle

From philly.com
-
Rhule hoping better days are ahead
-
Temple athletes come together

December 20, 2013

From the Birmingham News
-
Quarterback Austin Brown is leaving the UAB football program
-
UAB signs 6 midyear junior college transfers

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Their time is now- Nine Blue Raiders watched team win '09 New Orleans Bowl
Video- MTSU QB Kilgore gives status of bowl prep

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson is no stranger to bowl games even if his program is
-
Three keys for Tulane football vs. University of Louisiana at Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Close-knit UCF offensive line's growth helped Knights reach Fiesta Bowl
-
UCF Fiesta Bowl notes- Knights gets healthy; Jake Berman no longer on team
-
UCF 22-percent attendance jump in 2013 was highest in FBS
-
UCF in Fiesta Bowl- 11 things every fan must do before the game

Rice comes back to beat Div. II Northwood 69-56
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Fitting end for Bazzie
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Blowout lets bench get action

Marshall football- Hard work pays off for Van Horn
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UNT football- Offense came through in 2013
Denton Record Chronicle

ODU's offensive woes highlighted in loss to Charleston
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 19, 2013

From the Birmingham News
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Rod Rucker hits first career 3-pointer as UAB wins fifth straight (photos, video)
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UAB's C.J. Washington 'day-to-day' after knee injury (3 points)

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Pogue- Eyes on MTSU fans for bowl turnout
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Blue Raiders ink 10 at mid-term period

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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It's about star-power, not stars, for Holliday
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Chuck Landon- Marshall, Maryland swap commitments
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Recruiting rivals meet

College of Charleston grinds past ODU 51-44
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ODU's offensive woes highlighted in loss to Charleston
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

College of Charleston downs Old Dominion, 51-44
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Charlie Partridge's contract -- what you need to know
South Florida Sun Sentinel

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson talks about Tuesday's practice and strategy for Wednesday- video
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Tulane basketball guard Kajon Mack is out for season with ankle injury

Former Owasso star Lowe says he's leaving TU, moving to NEO
Tulsa World

Rice's David Bailiff a finalist for Bear Bryant Award
Houston Chronicle

Gran stays with UC, but opportunity knocks
Cincinnati Enquirer

UCF defense may lose coordinator Jim Fleming as it begins preparations for high-scoring Baylor
Orlando Sentinel

December 18, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Florida Atlantic Names Charlie Partridge Head Football Coach
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@CUSAWBK Results & Highlights

FAU introduces Charlie Partridge as school's fourth head coach
South Florida Sun Sentinel

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football team heads to familiar confines of the Superdome for first R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl practice
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Tulane's rally falls short in 73-62 loss against Washington- Updated
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Tulane safety Sam Scofield ready to star against his hometown team in New Orleans Bowl
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Tulane WR Ryan Grant says it's all business for bowl week- video
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R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl advance ticket sales move past 53,000 mark

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Cincinnati defense poses major obstacle to UNC attack
-
UCONN IN ROUT

Presser kicks off Armed Forces Bowl for MTSU, Navy
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

From the Denton Record-Chronicle
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Men's basketball- UNT starts road back with win over Central Arkansas
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Notebook- UNT announces New Year’s Eve, tailgate parties for bowl

No. 16 Florida bests No. 15 Memphis
philly.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd outmans Eagles
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Marshall's pre-bowl practice has youthful feel
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Chuck Landon- MU earned its right to play weak opponent

From the Birmingham News
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UAB releases 2014 baseball schedule; Blazers to play 21 games at Regions Field
-
Blazer Hoops Buzz- Chattanooga at UAB

Florida State runs past Charlotte, 106-62
Charlotte Observer

Desperate for points, ODU's missing free throws
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Southern Miss' Donnie Tyndall eyes holiday bump
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

December 17, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
-
Dec. 16 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-
Dec. 16 C-USA Women's Basketball Players of the Week

FAU, Partridge agree to five-year, $2.76 million contract
South Florida Sun Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Source- FAU had interest in Holliday
-
Thomas, Herd put focus on foul line

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Nothing for granted- Senior CBs Gilstrap, Seamster ready for their bowl debuts
-
Jones red-hot regardless of opponent

Tulsa Basketball- Giving Back
Tulsa World

Football- UNT goes JC route to get linebacker, quarterback
Denton Record Chronicle

UAB head coach Garrick McGee making changes to his defensive staff
Birmingham News

No. 2 Duke women set for No. 1 UConn challenge
Raleigh News & Observer

Seminoles’ Miller making most of last chance
Charlotte Observer

December 16, 2013

Dec. 15 C-USA Men's Basketball Weekend Recap
conferenceusa.com

Thaddeus Rideau makes his mark in UAB's win over Georgia Southern (3 points)
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Military Bowl an honor for teams
-
Herd players focused on putting loss behind them
-
MU unable to finish against WVU

UC going for win No. 10 at Belk Bowl
Cincinnati Enquirer

Juco teammates commit to USM
Hattiesburg American

Men's basketball- Mean Green throttled at home by SFA
Denton Record Chronicle

UH falls to La. Lafayette in overtime
Houston Chronicle

December 15, 2013

From philly.com
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Navy faces unknown future in AAC
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Navy rolls over Army at the Linc
-
Army-Navy Game evokes pride
-
Navy's O-line has big day
-
Army coach handles defeat with class

From the Annapolis Capital
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Reynolds leads way as Navy routs Army, 34-7, for 12th straight win in series
-
Reynolds, Navy run to 34-7 win over Army
-
Reynolds runs to NCAA record in Navy's romp
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Navy defensive coordinator proud of unit's performance in shutting down Army attack
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Navy wins again- Army-Navy football coverage

Navy wins 12th straight against Army as Reynolds sets single-season quarterback rushing touchdown record
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Navy beats Army, looks to MTSU
 Blue Raiders rev up for Armed Forces Bowl
-
Pogue- MTSU football measures up in assistants' salaries
-
Rebels' final charge beats MTSU 72-63

Some UCF fans are making Fiesta Bowl travel plans, but Knights falling short in ticket sales
Orlando Sentinel

Capital Classic- WVU surges late in 74-64 win over Marshall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Oklahoma beats Tulsa in battle of brothers
Tulsa World

Is A Turnaround 'Doable'? New UCONN Coach Bob Diaco Thinks So
Hartford Courant

Sources- Charlie Partridge to be hired as FAU head coach
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Georgia State pulls away from Monarchs
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Golden Eagles soar past St. Catharine, 96-60
Hattiesburg American

From the Birmingham News
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Offseason strength gain helping UAB center Fahro Alihodzic dominate the boards
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Blazer Hoops Buzz- Georgia Southern at UAB

Leavitt to return to Tampa with 49ers
Tampa Tribune

Longrange shooting lifts Xavier over UC 64-47
Cincinnati Enquirer

December 14, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
-
Talking C-USA Football
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Tulane's Lorenzo Doss Named to Walter Camp All-America Second Team
-
Dec. 13 Men's Basketball Notebook

From philly.com
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Lots at stake for Army, Navy game
-
Lack of new boathouse spurred Temple cuts
-
Alumna- Temple used to stand for something

From the Annapolis Capital
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Army-Navy rivalry brings back memories, spirit
-
Under Ellerson, Army defense has limited Navy triple-option offense
-
Behind Enemy Lines- Army defense focused on stopping Navy quarterback Reynolds

WVU, Marshall both need a win tonight
Beckley Register Herald

Memphis punter Tom Hornsey wins Ray Guy Award
NBCSports.com

Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn pays up on UCF-USF bet
Orlando Sentinel

La. Tech faces tough Oklahoma State
Shreveport Times

December 13, 2013

From the Hartford Courant
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Diaco Officially Introduced As Next UConn Football Coach
 Watch- New UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco
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Diaco's Road To UConn Paved With Long List Of Admirers
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Director Calls Action- Diaco's Energy, Fire Sold Manuel

Army, Navy meet in era of uncertainty
Philly.com

Navy's Reynolds seeks record vs. Army, MTSU
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Navy head coach honors heritage by wearing traditional lei during Army-Navy game
Annapolis Capital

Football- Ticket sales among positives for UNT
Denton Record Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Thundering Herd gets back to work Friday
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Marshall's Holliday, Maryland's Edsall familiar
-
MU's injured Taylor close friends with WVU guard

UC to wear red chrome helmets in Belk Bowl
Cincinnati Enquirer

UCF QB Blake Bortles set to make NFL draft decision after Fiesta Bowl
Orlando Sentinel

Conference USA’s bowl lineup doesn’t include UTSA
San Antonio Express News

From the Birmingham News
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UAB football to play home and home series against Georgia State
-
Georgia Military College quarterback Pat Thomas commits to UAB

Tulane's Lorenzo Doss is named to Walter Camp All-America Second Team
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 12, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Announces Football Players of the Year
-
Rice's Bailiff Named C-USA Coach of the Year

TU's Shawn Jackson named C-USA Defensive Player of the Year
Tulsa World

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Cato is Offensive Player of Year
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Chuck Landon- Absence of Cato from first-team a travesty
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Marshall's Tindal named Co-Freshman of the Year

Tulane football team goes elbow deep in game prep for University of Louisiana Lafayette
New Orleans Times Picayune

Moving parts- Raiders tweak lineup for key stretch
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF pulls away late to hand Howard its 10th straight loss
-
UCF President John Hitt issues call for fans to buy Fiesta Bowl tickets

Temple's trustees fumbled, big-time
Philly.com

Bearcats get 9 on AAC football all-league teams
Cincinnati Enquirer

Source- Brian Wright will not be retained as FAU's head coach
South Florida Sun Sentinel

December 11, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Football All-Conference Teams
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C-USA Announces Football All-Freshman Team

C-USA champion Rice puts 10 players on all-conference team
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane lands the most football players (four) on Conference USA's First Team in more than a decade
-
Jay Hook's record-setting night leads Tulane to 70-65 victory over Jackson State

From the Birmingham News
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NCAA audit- Every football conference made money on 2012-13 bowls
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UAB punter Hunter Mullins earns first team Conference USA honors; Nelson, Howard also honored

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd has 16 on All-C-USA
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Herd gears up for Capital Classic
-
Chuck Landon- MU's Smith making the most of his opportunity

From the Tulsa World
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TU defeats Arkansas-Little Rock, 78-64
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TU football- 3 Hurricane players named to all-Conference USA first team

Football- Preseason snub avenged
Denton Record Chronicle

Sparks- DB Byard's snub a big blunder for C-USA
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Target date now 2016 for ODU hoops practice facility
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

FIU Panthers lock down FGCU late
Miami Herald

Southern Miss AD confident in Monken
Biloxi Sun Herald

Wall Street Journal calls UCF-Baylor game the 'Sharknado' Bowl
Orlando Sentinel

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC to bus students to Belk Bowl in Charlotte
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Nippert's press box will fall first in renovation
-
Classic changes with the times

December 10, 2013

Conference USA puts six teams in football bowl games
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Navy to meet Middle Tennessee St. in Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
Annapolis Capital

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Gift suite pretty sweet for Herd
-
MU's Pittman suspended indefinitely
-
Chuck Landon- No way to sugar-coat it- Terps the home team
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Military Bowl gets last shot at Herd, Terrapins
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Canty more focused on wins than accolades

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Military Bowl, Terps up next for Herd
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Marshall basketball- Pittman suspended indefinitely

UCF faces tough task at Fiesta Bowl facing Baylor offense
Orlando Sentinel

UConn Coaching Search Is Heating Up
Hartford Courant

FIU Panthers lock down FGCU late
Miami Herald

COLUMN- Southern Miss football seniors sent off in style
Hattiesburg American

From philly.com
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Navy QB looking for encore vs. Army
-
Army-Navy preview
-
Temple baseball votes to play
-
Temple football adds four recruits

Sparks- MTSU, WKU both suffered snub in Sun Belt
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

December 9, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Conference USA Bowl Lineup Set
-
Dec. 8 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice draws SEC foe Mississippi State in Liberty Bowl
-
Liberty Bowl-bound Rice receives votes in Top 25 polls
-
UH caps turnaround season vs. Vanderbilt in BBVA Compass Bowl

From the Orlando Sentinel
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FSU's Fisher, UCF's O'Leary have gone from coaching hotseat to BCS throne
-
UCF Fiesta Bowl- First BCS game "big deal" for Baylor, Knights

From the Annapolis Capital
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Navy to meet Middle Tennessee State in Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
-
Maryland to play in Annapolis in Military Bowl

UC heads back to the Belk Bowl
Cincinnati Enquirer

Heart warmer
Denton Record Chronicle

FAU not invited to bowl game
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Monarchs go cold in second half, fall to old rival
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

49ers rough up Mountaineers inside
Winston Salem Journal

December 8, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Rice Wins C-USA Football Championship
-
Marshall Accepts Bid to 2013 Military Bowl Presented by Northrop
-
Dec. 7 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice rolls past Marshall for first conference title since 1957
-
Rice report- Kubiak attends son's final home game

Marshall football- Herd falls to Rice, 41-24, in C-USA title game
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall falls far behind in road loss
-
Slow start undoes Herd again
-
Marshall accepts bid to Military Bowl
-
Rice runs over Marshall
-
Chuck Landon- Rice staff had plan to defeat Marshall
-
Power outage at Cam Henderson postpones game
-
Grant Traylor awards game balls
-
Chuck Landon grades the Herd
-
Marshall falls; accepts Military Bowl bid
-
Gallery- Marshall vs Rice; C-USA championship

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Rice pulls a fast one on Marshall
-
C-USA notebook- Herd in Military Bowl Dec. 27, foe TBA

From the Annapolis Capital
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Marshall accepts Military Bowl bid
-
In 1963, Army-Navy game helped a nation in mourning move on

UCF caps perfect American conference season with 17-13 win at SMU
Orlando Sentinel

UConn Wraps Up With A Romp And On A Three-Game Winning Streak
Hartford Courant

UAB improves to 7-2 with road win over Northeastern
Birmingham News

Pogue- Fowler knows how far MTSU football has come
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Football- UNT likely bound for Fort Worth or Dallas
Denton Record Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's Curtis Johnson agrees to contract extension through 2020- Updated
-
Jay Hook's record-setting night leads Tulane to 70-65 victory over Jackson State

Watson, Craig clutch in Golden Eagles' victory
Hattiesburg American

UTEP men's basketball- Miners down Sacramento State 69-51
El Paso Times

Reaction rolls in on Temple cuts
Philly.com

ODU's Bacote improving, working as Monarchs prepare for VCU
Hampton Roads Daily Press

December 7, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
-
Talking C-USA Football
-
Dec. 6 Men's Basketball Notebook
-
FIU's Jerica Coley to Have Jersey Retired
-
Rice Student-Athletes Visit Texas Children's Hospital

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd, Owls looking to end title drought
-
Marshall, Rice accustomed to finishing strong
-
Marshall-Rice game capsule

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd, Rice now accountable
-
Marshall visiting Penn St

Looking back at life in 1957- The last time Rice won an outright conference football title
Houston Chronicle

Blazer Hoops Buzz- UAB at Northeastern
Birmingham News

FIU Panthers ready to take on take on new-look Florida Gulf Coast
Miami Herald

Golden Eagles' Craig leaps into spotlight
Hattiesburg American

Turk was 'true icon' at Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tulsa's Saturday basketball games moved to Sunday
Tulsa World

Tulane football starters rested this week; young guys take over Friday's practice
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP men's basketball- Miners hoping to begin run against Sacramento State
El Paso Times

From philly.com
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Temple to drop seven sports
-
Temple coach stunned by cuts
-
Students- Teams slated for cuts are shattered
-
Anger, disappointment on Owls baseball team

SMU offering free admission to UCF game Saturday; temps expected to be in 20s
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF looks to close out historic regular season by claiming conference title outright at SMU
-
It's time for UCF to give O'Leary a BCS -- Big Contract Supplement
-
Paul Tenorio talks about UCF's BCS bowl bid

The Goal Is For UConn Seniors To Go Out With A Bang
Hartford Courant

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Doc- UC football's good, just not quite good enough
-
UC accepts bid to Belk Bowl

December 6, 2013

From the Houston Chronicle
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Louisville beats Cincy in OT; UCF gets BCS bid
-
President Bush wishes Rice good luck before title game

From theamerican.org
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Louisville Wins Keg of Nails in Overtime, 31-24
-
UCF Clinches American Athletic Conference's BCS Bid
-
American Athletic Conference Announces 2014-19 Bowl Lineup

Conference USA All-Academic Football Team Announced
conferenceusa.com

UC falls to Louisville 31-24 in OT
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Louisville Courier Journal
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Louisville football beats Cincinnati 31-24 OT, finishes regular season
-
Teddy Bridgewater's heroics again rescue Cardinals

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF clinches first BCS bid in school history thanks to Cincinnati loss
-
American Athletic Conference announces 2014-19 bowl lineup

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Derek Redd- C-USA title game features foes that plan to stay put
-
Marshall basketball- Herd rally falls short at Vanderbilt

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd holds Rice QB in high regard
-
Marshall notebook- Solid ground game opens up Herd passing attack

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Former walk-ons now leaders of Thundering Herd
-
Herd's Lovett shines as captain
-
Herd loses close one

Navy winning streak over Army is taboo topic during annual media luncheon
Annapolis Capital

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Blue Raiders await bowl bid
 
The Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl (St. Petersburg, Fla.) or Armed Forces Bowl (Fort Worth, Texas) are the two likely destinations.
-
MTSU Football- Season in Review

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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ODU Board of Visitors approves campus master plan, including new stadium
-
David Teel- ODU's need, desire for new football stadium not surprising

ODU approves campus plan, new football stadium
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Basketball fans showing up to see FIU’s work first-hand
Miami Herald

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa Defeats Texas Southern
-
The Picker- Thank goodness, BCS is on its last legs

Tulane men's basketball loses third straight on Wednesday at Wake Forest
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP football to travel to Kansas State next year
El Paso Times

Bulls Beat- Seniors hope to end as winners
Tampa Tribune

December 5, 2013

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Chuck McGill- Win or lose, Herd could be headed for Memphis
-
Marshall football- Owls preparing hard for Herd
-
Marshall basketball- Herd faces challenging visit to Vanderbilt

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice’s Bailiff on Saturday’s forecast- It’s perfect football weather
-
McHargue- ‘Throw stats out the window’ in C-USA title game vs. Marshall
-
HBU men top Rice for first time

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Close encounters of the third down
-
Getting 'schooled' has different meaning at Rice
-
Herd faces tall order tonight at Vanderbilt

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd, Owls to feel much different than 2012
-
Chuck Landon- Shuler says Saturday's game in right place
-
Herd blockers hopeful of impact
-
Marshall fan will send them off again
-
Vanderbilt's unusual court a home advantage

Defense will be the difference at Rice
West Virginia MetroNews

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane seniors Derrick Strozier and Orleans Darkwa feeling the love of campus after school accepts bowl berth
-
Tulane working on 2014 football scheduling possibilities to accommodate Yulman Stadium construction timetable

From the Denton Record Chronicle
-
Football- UNT likely headed to Dallas or Hawaii
-
Football- McCarney extension being discussed

Banged-up Mids in recovery mode for Army
Annapolis Capital

Army-Navy is greatest rivalry
philly.com

Louisville, Cincinnati football teams like sibling rivals
Cincinnati Enquirer

UCF QB Blake Bortles talks SMU, BCS berth
Orlando Sentinel

From the Birmingham News
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UAB head coach Garrick McGee focusing on improving defense, injury prevention in offseason
-
Stat check- UAB basketball now No. 1 in the country in rebounds per game

Golden Eagles hold off Morehead State for 7th win
Hattiesburg American

FIU Panthers take a step back
Miami Herald

Pablo Bertone leads FAU to 75-64 win over UCF
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Wake Forest pulls away for 72-57 win over Tulane
Winston Salem Journal

Davidson prevails over Charlotte 49ers in OT
Charlotte Observer

December 4, 2013

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Record-setting Shuler making his mark
-
Marshall football- Rice coach says Cato, Manziel are similar

Herd ground game matured last year in OT win at Rice
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Chuck Landon- If C-USA got wish, Marshall would host
-
Ross of Rice to be handful
-
Rice coach compares Cato to Heisman winner

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football accepts R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl berth; hopes to generate healthy fan showing
-
Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson said he is working on upping compensation for football coach Curtis Johnson and staff

N.C. Central stops Old Dominion on road in overtime
Durham Herald-Sun

Overtime bedevils the Monarchs again
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Pablo Bertone leads FAU to 75-64 win over UCF
South Florida Sun Sentinel

UAB's Chad Frazier wins Conference USA Player of the Week honors for second straight week
Birmingham News

Kreager- Raiders miss out on big shot
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Donnie Tyndall faces former team
Biloxi Sun Herald

Golden Eagles welcome Morehead State
Hattiesburg American

TU's tough start shaped by schedule
Tulsa World

Tech, ULL renew rivalry
Shreveport Times

December 3, 2013

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Road less traveled
-
C-USA defends method of deciding home team

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Line up and play
-
Chuck Landon- C-USA math sends Marshall to Houston
-
Thompson and Canty garner league honors
-
Herd faces big week

Marshall football- Herd happy for chance at C-USA championship
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Conference championship choice sparks confusion
MU The Parthenon

Rice's Turner Petersen to miss rest of season with knee injury
Houston Chronicle

UC must beat Louisville for shot at BCS bowl
Cincinnati Enquirer

SMU starting QB Garrett Gilbert questionable for UCF game
Orlando Sentinel

Rhule's taking Temple to next step
philly.com

N.C. Central comes to ODU with big win, reputation
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Status of Henry, Brooks for Charlotte 49ers-Davidson game uncertain
Charlotte Observer

Men's basketball- Another high-profile opponent awaits UNT
Denton Record Chronicle

With nothing decided, FAU football searches for normalcy
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Monken reflecting, moving forward
Hattiesburg American

From the Tulsa World
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TU Sports- It’s time for TU's Gragg to become dynamic
-
Tulsa falls to Green Bay to finish fourth in Alaska

Coaching in Calipari's shadow, Pastner keeps Memphis among nation's elite
USA Today

December 2, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
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Rice to Host Marshall in 2013 Football Championship Game
-
Dec. 1 @CUSAWBK Results & Highlights
-
Dec. 1 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap

From College Football News
-
C-USA conference roundup, standings, player and game of the week
-
Predicting and projecting the possible post-season matchups

Owls to host C-USA championship game thanks to BCS rank
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Grant Traylor- Herd's play vs. East Carolina earned them respect nationally
-
Herd travels to Rice
-
Herd DE Gary Thompson exploding into playmaker

From the Birmingham News
-
Chad Frazier shines on big stage for UAB in win over North Carolina (3 points)
-
College basketball live updates- UAB vs. No. 16 North Carolina (final, UAB wins)
-
Protege upends mentor as UAB grinds out emotional win over No. 16 North Carolina
-
Quick hits- UAB beats No. 16 North Carolina 63-59

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Williams, Tar Heels suffer frustrating, emotional loss at UAB
-
Charlotte 49ers run win streak to five

MTSU's offense riding high toward bowl
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF moves up two spots in AP, coaches' polls
-
How can UCF clinch a BCS bid?
-
UCF AD Todd Stansbury- UCF good fit for bowls, Knights "made for TV"

December 1, 2013

From conferenceusa.com
-
Marshall to Face Rice in 2013 C-USA Football Championship Game
-Saturday Football Roundup
-Friday Football Roundup

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice holds off Tulane to claim C-USA West title
-Rice outlasts Tulane, advances to C-USA championship game
-BCS rankings to decide C-USA championship game host

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Coaches go right to work after big victory
-Pregame prediction of close game inspired Herd

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane most likely headed to R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl to play University of Louisiana Lafayette
-Tulane's offense drags in a 17-13 regular-season finale loss at Rice; Wave still will go a bowl

From the Birmingham News
-
North Carolina native Chad Frazier, UAB ready for challenge against No. 16 Tar Heels
-Nick Mullens has best game of his career, leading Southern Miss to big win over UAB
-UAB's Garrick McGee promises changes, evaluations 'from top to bottom' after blowout loss to Southern Miss

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM WINS!
-VICTORY- Golden Eagles end losing streak with decisive win over Blazers
-Hardy finishes Southern Miss career in style
-COLUMN- Win one of biggest in USM history
-Southern Miss vs. UAB- Golden Nuggets
-Southern Miss vs. UAB- Soaring Eagle
-Southern Miss vs. UAB game summary

Louisiana Tech finishes 4-8 following loss to UTSA
Shreveport Times

From the San Antonio Express News
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UTSA’s season likely is over after 30-10 victory over La. Tech
-Wild ride winds down for Soza, Roadrunners

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Grand Finale- MTSU buries UTEP, awaits bowl bid
-MTSU Notebook- Kilgore hits 2,000 yards thrice

Football- UNT ends long skid against Tulsa, 42-10
Denton Record Chronicle

John Klein- Tulsa's disappointing season mercifully ends
Tulsa World

No where to go but up for FIU football team after 1-11 season
Miami Herald

Houston hands June Jones his first shutout as coach in 34-0 rout of SMU
Dallas Morning News

Observations (from afar) on 49ers' victory against K-State
Charlotte Observer