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Carolinas/Region/National

Conference USA /American Athletic Conference

January 31, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Blue Raiders roll past ECU
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Recruiting thumbnail- WR Malik Gray
-Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Hangs on to Defeat Old Dominion, 64-63
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Slow Start Cost ECU In Loss At Middle Tennessee
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ECU Track & Field Heads to Penn State National
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Pirate Softball To Be Televised By FOX Sports Network

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Streak continues for Pirates
-Pirates now 0-6 in league
-ECU expects four recruit visits

From WITN 7
-ECU Falls To MTSU, 0-6 In C-USA
-East Carolina Hangs On To Defeat Old Dominion, 64-63

From WNCT 9
Pirate Men Drop 6th Straight Game
ECU Women make it 24 in a row at home

Pirates’ success overshadowed by sport’s unpopularity
Washington Daily News

Jones' 22 points paces MTSU past ECU 84-67
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

MTSU Cruises by ECU 84-67
rivals.com

Blue Raiders Hand ECU Most Recent C-USA Loss
scout.com

January 30, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Baseball gods send ECU a wide receiver
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Personnel situation has silver lining
WTIB audio- TOT (Jeff Compher)

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Hosts Old Dominion on Thursday Afternoon
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Game Time Set for East Carolina-Old Dominion Contest
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East Carolina To Enter New Era With Defined Look

From the East Carolinian
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Hoping for a change of pace
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Coaching for a good cause
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Pirate dad coaches in Super Bowl
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ECU set to face Monarchs

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
-Townsend making impact for ECU
-ECU women to host ODU
-ECU men look to end skids
-Pirates having shooting woes

ECU Reveals New Look
scout.com

ECU releases new strategic plan
247 Sports

Compher Sets ECU Agenda
rivals.com

East Carolina athletics announces strategic plan
WRAL

ECU’s Reynolds, Hoffman earn CUSA preseason baseball honors
Wilmington Star-News

ECU unveils new logo
Fayetteville Observer

ODU women to play at ECU at 2 p.m. on Thursday
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

January 29, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Athletics Announces Strategic Plan
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Women's Basketball Game Versus ODU Postponed Due to Weather
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Colleen Jones Named C-USA Diver-Of-The-Week
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Newcomer Spotlight- Andie Johnson
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East Carolina Softball Picked Fourth in C-USA Preseason Poll

East Carolina athletics announces strategic plan — UNDAUNTED
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU sports logo, plan unveiled (Sub Req'd)
-ECU game moved to Thursday
-Pirates having shooting woes (Sub Req'd)

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU women's game at ECU postponed until Thursday
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East Carolina athletics unveils 'Undaunted' plan

ECU Athletics unveils new strategic plan
WNCT 9

January 28, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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QB with pedigree gives class a boost
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The straight skinny from a recruiting guru
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Recruiting thumbnail- QB Shawn Stankavage
WTIB audio- TOT (Thom Tillis)
-Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the East Carolinian
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Meet ECU point guard Antonio Robinson
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Pirates collapse on the road
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ECU overwhelmed in the paint
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Once a Pirate, always a Pirate

Durazo, ECU baseball open pre-season
Sanford Herald

Safety Markell Boston awaits offer after Alabama visit (video)
al.com

Titans' Chris Johnson to have knee scoped; near lock to hit FA market
CBS Sports

From the Tennessean
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CJ will undergo knee surgery
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Chris Johnson's days with Titans are numbered

January 27, 2014

From Bonesville.net
-Weather Center:
Snow on the way to ENC
-Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Sweep Doubleheader From Kennesaw State and Chowan
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Pirates Dominate Tri-Meet With Catawba and UMBC
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East Carolina Wraps Competition at Tar Heel Open

ECU lands in-state 3-star QB
247 Sports

Foster to decide on college choice this week
 
Foster will pick either Marshall, the school he verbally committed to over the summer, or East Carolina, who has made a late push to land the talented runner.
Gaffney Ledger

From The East Carolinian
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A tale of two halves
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Lost lead and a lost opportunity

Former Pirate Simmons headed to spring training
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

January 26, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates hit wall in loss to USM
Audio- Lebo, White, Richardson post-game
-Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Bested By Southern Miss In Defensive Battle
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Pirates Dominate Tri-Meet With Catawba and UMBC
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East Carolina Wraps Competition at Tar Heel Open
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Pirates Fall in Overtime to Southern Miss, 82-80
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ECU Starts Spring With Intra-Squad Scrimmage
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Pirate Men Win Carolina Cup at Dick Taylor Invitational

From WITN 7
ECU Baseball Starts Spring With Intra-Squad Scrimmage
Southern Miss Races Past East Carolina 60-46

From WNCT 9
Pirates bested by Southern Miss in defensive battle
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Lady Pirates fall in overtime to Southern Miss, 82-80
ECU Baseball starts spring with intra-squad scrimmage

Golden Eagles Exploit Pirates
scout.com

ECU Falls to USM
rivals.com

Second half drought dooms ECU
247 Sports

Golden Eagles smother Pirates in second half
Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss rallies to beat ECU in second half
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM races past Pirates
Biloxi Sun Herald

January 25, 2014

From Bonesville.net
-'Air Raid' adds another weapon
WTIB audio- TOT (Ayden Theater)
-Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Gameday Central- East Carolina vs. Southern Miss
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East Carolina Set to Take on Southern Miss
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ECU Coaches To Help Raise Cancer and Autism Awareness
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ECU Men's Tennis Cruises Past Longwood
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Pirates Blanked at North Carolina State

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates alter pre-game routine (Sub Req'd)
-ECU continues recruiting push

ECU set to face Southern Miss
Washington Daily News

Southern Miss can't overlook slumping East Carolina
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

CAMPUS REPORT- Tyndall wary of ECU
Hattiesburg American

East Carolina Pirates vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles Pick-Odds
Sports Chat Place

Smyre no longer at East Carolina
Statesville Record & Landmark

January 24, 2014

From Bonesville.net
-Hook shots too much for ECU
Audio- Lebo, White, Zangari post-game

From ecupirates.com
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Cold Shooting Dooms Pirates Against Tulane
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Pirates to Compete at Dick Taylor Invitational, Tar Heel Open

From the Washington Daily News
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ECU baseball confident heading into February
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ECU set to face Southern Miss

ECU Falls To Tulane
WITN 7

Tulane slips by out manned Pirates, 59-54
WNCT 9

Another close call for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tulane men's basketball team defeats East Carolina on the road Thursday night for second straight C-USA win
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 23, 2014

From Bonesville.net
-Fifteen Questions for Jordan Davis
Audio- Billy Godwin on media day
Audio- Ben Sanderson on media day
Audio- Dan Roszel on media day
-Recruiting thumbnail- DB Corey Seargent

GATEWAY TO THE FUTURE: Deconstruction under way at Belk Residence Hall
ecu.edu

From ecupirates.com
-East Carolina Holds Off Rice in Mid-Week C-USA Contest, 53-47
-Gameday Central- East Carolina vs. Tulane
2014 ECU Baseball Media Day (Jan. 22, 2014)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU extends home win streak
-Pirates aim to hit ground running (Sub Req'd)
-Pirates prepare for Green Wave (Sub Req'd)

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Tulane men's basketball hits the road for a three-game trip beginning with Thursday's game at East Carolina
-Tulane men's basketball vs. East Carolina preview capsule

ECU freshman named C-USA Swimmer-of-the-Week
Washington Daily News

ECU Home Win Streak Now 23 Games
WITN7

January 22, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates land Palmetto State star
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Thumbnails- ECU's recruiting class of 2014
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Hosts Rice in Conference USA Action
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Anna Maria Svanbergsson Receives C-USA Weekly Honor
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Minges Maniacs Nominated For Student Section Of The Year
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Men's Tennis Defeats UNC Asheville For First Win

From The East Carolinian
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Brown dazzles on alumni day
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Newcomers make big impact
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Stout opponents on the horizon
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Preseason All-American

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates look to extend home streak (Sub Req'd)
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Three more recruits commit to ECU (Sub Req'd)

ECU adds SC DB
247 Sports (Sub Req'd)

Smith leans toward ECU
Scout.com (Sub Req'd)

January 21, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Hoffman Named Perfect Game Preseason All-American
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Macy to Present at Nike Championship Basketball Clinic this Spring
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Men's Tennis Defeats UNC Asheville For Fist Win

Mauldin's Massey Commits To E. Carolina
WSPA 7

Massey makes commitment
goupstate.com

Still searching for answers- Men’s basketball winless in C-USA
The East Carolinian

January 20, 2014

South Brunswick’s Stanley honored as ECU’s top defensive lineman
Wilmington Star-News

Recruiting News (Sub Req'd) from
-247 Sports
-Rivals.com
-Scout.com

January 19, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Cold shooting dooms Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Come Up Four Points Short At FIU
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Brown's Career Effort Lifts ECU Over Louisiana Tech, 86-55
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Pirates Celebrate Record-Breaking 2013 Season With Banquet
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East Carolina Wins Five Events at Virginia Tech Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates 0-3 in C-USA
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ECU's Brown pours in 29 (Sub Req'd)

From WITN 7
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Florida International Beats East Carolina 68-64
ECU Women beat Lady Techsters

From WNCT 9
Brown’s career effort lifts ECU over LA Tech, 86-55
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ECU Football celebrates record-breaking 2013
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East Carolina falls to Florida International, 68-64

FIU men’s basketball team beats East Carolina behind strong rebounding
Miami Herald

January 18, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Gameday Central- East Carolina at FIU
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East Carolina Welcomes Louisiana Tech on Alumni Day
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2014 Women's Tennis Preview
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ECU Men's Tennis Drops Season Opener To North Carolina

Pirates return to Minges
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Track and Field Heads to Virginia Tech Invitational
Washington Daily News

Under-the-radar QB nets ECU offer
247 Sports

Florida International Golden Panthers vs. East Carolina Pirates
Sports Chat Place

UNC’s Boston, ECU’s Johnson stand out in East-West Shrine workouts
Wilmington Star-News

January 17, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates stumble on first leg of Florida trip
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls To Florida Atlantic In C-USA Road Opener
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East Carolina Heads to Virginia Tech Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's Riley says he's staying
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Big recruiting weekend for ECU
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Pirates falter in second half

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates stumble on the road to Florida Atlantic
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Big road win for Lady Pirates
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Pirates eyeing conference championship
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Varied approaches to non-conference games
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Serving up a dose of tennis

FAU Outlasts ECU 78-67
rivals.com

From WITN 7
Lincoln Riley Staying At ECU
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Florida Atlantic Beats East Carolina 78-67

From WNCT 9
Lincoln Riley to stay at ECU
Florida Atlantic Races Past ECU, 78-67

ECU softball scores top-notch transfer
Washington Daily News

Son of  Former ECU QB Grier named Mr. Football USA
Charlotte Observer

January 16, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Edges Tulane, 69-65
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Pirates Open 2014 Season Friday At North Carolina
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Gameday Central- East Carolina at Florida Atlantic

Pirate men’s basketball sets sail to Sunshine State
The East Carolinian

East Carolina hands Tulane women's basketball first Conference USA loss of the season, 69-65
N
ew Orleans Times Picayune

ECU prepares for FAU
WNCT 9

ECU men head to Florida
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Florida Atlantic Owls vs. East Carolina Pirates Pick-Odds-Prediction
Sports Chat Place

ECU targets linemen for recruiting class
The Daily Advance

From WITN 7
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ECU Women Top Tulane, Improve To 14-2
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Nearly 1-Inch Of Water Floods Boys Floor Of ECU Dorm

January 15, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Mission possible for globe-trotters
WTIB audio- TOT (Greenville Grit)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU Battles Tulane in Mid-Week Conference Contest
ecupirates.com

Could ECU offensive coordinator be heading to Notre Dame?
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Report- Riley interviews with Irish
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ECU coach writes book (Sub Req'd)
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ECU trustees share building goals (Sub Req'd)

How we got here
247 Sports

Tulane Women's Basketball hosts ECU on Wednesday
SportsNOLA.com

Tulane women's basketball looks to remain unbeaten in C-USA play Wednesday against East Carolina
New Orleans Times Picayune

Former Wildcat Trevon Brown on roster at ECU
Wilmington Star-News

January 14, 2014

From Bonesville.net
WTIB audio- TOT (Town Common Development)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Better late than never, former New Hanover star Trevon Brown ready to start career at ECU
Wilmington Star-News

ECU hosting big recruit weekend; N.C. State loses CB coach
Fayetteville Observer

Limited Spots Available For Baseball Winter Camps
ecupirates.com

From the East Carolinian
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Lady Pirates enjoy historic start
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ECU captures bowl win
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ECU stumbles in OT
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Former ECU football player killed by his brother
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Men’s basketball goes 3-3 over break
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Pirates overwhelmed by ODU

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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ECU's records extravaganza
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Stumbles for the Pirates
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ECU adding numbers up front

January 13, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Barmore silences doubters
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Saying goodbye to Belk Hall (Sub Req'd)
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ECU notes- 3-D printers inspire learning

January 12, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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ODU sinks Pirates in league debut
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls to Old Dominion, 81-70
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ECU Drops Overtime Contest to FIU, 76-75

Opening setback for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

From WITN 7
Pirates fall to Old Dominion
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ECU Women Fall To FIU

From WNCT 9
East Carolina falls to Old Dominion, 81-70
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Lady Pirates drop overtime contest to FIU, 76-75

Pirates struggle in league opener
247 Sports

Monarchs Wear Down Pirates in C-USA Opener
scout.com

ODU Tops ECU 81-70
rivals.com

ODU pulls away to top ECU in C-USA debut
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ODU's Conference USA debut a success, ECU falls 81-70
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tech denies Baker Mayfield's appeal
    Mayfield said he's received calls from East Carolina and Houston, among others.
ESPN.com

January 11, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates look to overthrow
Monarchs

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Gameday Central- East Carolina vs. Old Dominion
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ECU Completes 2014 Non-Conference Football Schedule
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Seth Simmons Invited To Diamondbacks Spring Training
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ECU Announces Annual Meet the Pirates

For ODU assistant and ECU freshman, game a family affair
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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ECU's diverse coaching staff
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C-USA play up next for ECU
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Grad rates vary among ECU sports

From WNCT 9
ECU vs ODU to be a family affair
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East Carolina completes 2014 non-conference

From WITN 7
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ECU Football To Host UNC, Visit South Carolina, Virginia Tech In 2014
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WATCH ON WITN- ECU Men's Basketball Against Old Dominion

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNC, N.C. State, ECU players selected to NFLPA all-star game
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ECU completes 2014 nonconference football schedule

January 10, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Dad gets to see Brandan Stith in person
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Batten, Charles receive state honors
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Head South to Take on FIU
ecupirates.com

New territory for Monarchs to start on familiar turf
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Father-son faceoff
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

January 9, 2014

From Bonesville.net
WTIB audio- TOT (Neil Elks)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Edges Florida Atlantic, 61-58, in C-USA Opener
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Carden, Hardy Honored By Touchdown Club of Columbus
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Winter Softball Camp Registration Open
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Newcomer Spotlight- Shelby Johnson

ECU Women move to 13-1 with 61-58 win over Florida Atlantic
WNCT 9

East Carolina Edges Florida Atlantic, 61-58, In C-USA Opener
WITN 7

ECU continues home dominance
Greenville Daily Reflector

Green Run RB Scott making visits, weighing options
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ECU”s Carden and Hardy, Duke’s Crowder among 2014 ‘Players to Watch’
Wilmington Star-News

Academic performance of athletes lags in UNC system
Raleigh News & Observer

January 8, 2014

From Bonesville.net
WTIB audio- TOT (Mick Mixon)
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU Hosts Florida Atlantic in Conference USA Opener
ecupirates.com

Pirates prepare for conference play
scout.com

C-USA play up next for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

January 7, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Countdown to league play underway
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Make History with Successful Non-Conference Season
ecupirates.com

ECU class taking shape
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

January 6, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

ECU Basketball Preview
WNCT

Non-conference snapshot- Conference-USA
scout.com

Pirates' hot hand
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

January 5, 2014

Pirate Equipment Managers Experiment with Helmet Designs
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Campus notes- History prof hosts podcast
Greenville Daily Reflector

January 4, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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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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Trio Of Pirates Appear In First ITA Rankings
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Newcomer Spotlight- Gabby Andino

January 3, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates ride Richmond past Camels
Audio- Lebo, McGeehan, Richmond post-game
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Richmond's Shooting Exhibition Leads ECU Over Campbell
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Payne's Double-Double Lifts ECU Past College of Charleston, 64-55

From WNCT 9
East Carolina edges Campbell 79-71
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Payne’s double-double lifts Lady Pirates past College of Charleston, 64-55

From WITN 7
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East Carolina Edges Past Campbell 79-71
Thursday Sportscast
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Payne's Double-Double Lifts ECU Women Past College Of Charleston

Richmond leads Pirates to thrilling road-win
247 Sports

Richmond's 37 Leads ECU Past Camels
rivals.com

Richmond leads Pirates to thrilling road-win
scout.com

Big night for Richmond
Greenville Daily Reflector

Akeem Richmond leads East Carolina over Campbell, 79-71
Fayetteville Observer

East Carolina edges past Campbell 79-71
Greensboro News-Record

Bobcats tap new Associate AD for Marketing/Operations
KXLF Butte News

January 2, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Conference USA bowl scoreboard
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU Closes Non-Conference Action at College of Charleston
ecupirates.com

2013 Athlete of the Year- Hardy finds way with hard work
New Bern Sun Journal

Gameday Central- East Carolina Pirates at Campbell
Beach Carolina Magazine

ECU's White on starting streak
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Camels seek to continue winning ways vs. ECU
Sanford Herald

TJ grad Grove starts in East Carolina's bowl win
Frederick News Post

5 Thoughts on the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl
College Football News

January 1, 2014

ECU Renews Rivalry with Campbell
rivals.com

Bowled over- Why Tampa Bay is the ultimate place for a college football party
Creative Loafing Tampa

 

January 31, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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A former UNC dean recalls athletes unable to do college-level work
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How to beat the Syracuse zone- an oral history by the Duke Blue Devils
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Canes seek breathing room before break
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Fake typo brews bustle over Russel(l) Wilson billboards
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DeCock- Wolfpack seeing the point of smaller lineup

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR puts premium on wins in Chase revamp
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Sound judgment- Seattle’s deaf fullback inspires at Super Bowl
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Kendall Marshall resurrects his career
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Bobcats’ Kemba Walker says he’s ’close’ to return
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Evaluating the ACC at the season's midpoint
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Davidson Day’s Will Grier is Parade’s player of the year

ACC official, coaches say hands-off approach has worked out well so far for college basketball
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier (AP)

January 30, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Reporter, UNC had tough trip to Georgia Tech game
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UNC weathers the storm in 78-65 victory at Georgia Tech
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NC State hangs on to beat Florida State behind Warren, Lee

From the Winston Salem Journal
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No. 2 Syracuse tops Wake Forest to improve to 20-0
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Petty dynasty ‘all in’ at NASCAR Hall of Fame

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR Hall of Fame enshrines 5 members
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Jefferson’s 35 points lead Bobcats to win at Denver

New athletic director- Beamer's replacement isn't on agenda
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

College athletes take step toward forming union
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier (AP)

January 29, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Price gets third shutout; Canadiens beat Hurricanes
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DeCock- Never mind his poor first impression; Jim Boeheim has friends in ACC places
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Wolfpack’s Lewis stays upbeat and positive in limited minutes

From the Charlotte Observer
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Ron Rivera signs 3-year extension with Carolina Panthers
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Sorensen- Down-to-earth Rivera here to stay
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Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker running, might practice Thursday
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DeLamielleure says he has CTE, and ‘I was injured in the workplace’
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Hendrick has survived a lot to reach 30 years in NASCAR

Seahawks use time off to unwind
Wilmington Star-News

Teel Time- Babcock fits ACC athletic director profile, brings new youth to Virginia Tech
Hampton Roads Daily Press

January 28, 2014

University of North Carolina Apologizes for Fake Classes, Promises Real Change
BusinessWeek

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Barkin- Where’s the big payoff to college athletics?
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Staal brothers rally Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Blue Jackets
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Duke pulls away from Pittsburgh for 80-65 win

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' Tolbert doesn’t fit all-star stereotype
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Charlotte Bobcats’ Al Jefferson has the numbers of late to be in All-Star discussion
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Carolina Panthers GM Dave Gettleman on his draft philosophy

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Pope- Stewart-Haas team has explosive potential - for good or bad
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NASCAR Media Tour- Monday's featured teams

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacs’ Cavanaugh has a good handle on No. 2 Syracuse
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Ex-players fear dementia based on unproven tests

Gamecocks No. 7, Clemson No. 13 in Baseball America preseason rankings
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

January 27, 2014

From Durham Herald-Sun
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UNC RB coach Randy Jordan takes job with NFL's Redskins
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Same old, same old- UNC throttles Clemson

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC rediscovers its hustle in 80-61 victory against Clemson
-Warren gives NC State 80-78 overtime win over Georgia Tech
-Shaffer- Russell Wilson is Raleigh’s, too
-Canes hope for more of best from Ruutu

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson falls to 0-57 in Chapel Hill with 80-61 loss to North Carolina
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Gamecocks baseball team expects to 'compete for a national championship'

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers make their mark in Pro Bowl
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Panthers, Rivera to begin contract extension negotiations
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Gettleman Q&A Part II- First season as a GM
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Dale Jarrett reaches Hall of Fame after getting second chance on Cup circuit

From CBS Sports
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SC State linebacker is killed in campus shooting
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Sun Belt a surprise winner in BCS revenue for '13

January 26, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Devils give Krzyzewski his 900th win at Duke
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Strong Down the Stretch Wake Forest steps up when it matters most

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-Achilles Heels- Clemson tasked with ending 0-56 streak at North Carolina
-Lou Holtz's legacy at South Carolina looking better these days

Virginia continues to coast in ACC with 65-45 win against Virginia Tech
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke phenom Jabari Parker has humble alter ego
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UNC guard Leslie McDonald seeks strong finish to adversity-filled college career
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Malhotra’s two goals lead Carolina Hurricanes to 6-3 win over Ottawa Senators
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Warren to return, but Pack still needs Turner, Lee
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DeCock- Duke getting closer to what Blue Devils envisioned from the start

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton still 'salty,' poised for future
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Sorensen- Thomas Davis defends dreams
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Pro Bowl notes- Newton is backup
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Al Jefferson strong, but Bulls nip Bobcats
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‘Fireball’ Roberts had thirst for speed

Bad week gets even worse for ACC QBs at Senior Bowl
Wilmington Star-News

January 25, 2014

If Ross cannot fix UNC, find someone who will
Elizabeth City Daily Advance

Postdocs for Jocks
  The latest UNC scandal reminds us that schools don’t care about whether their athletes can read. I’ve got the solution
Slate

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Chancellor Folt must face UNC scandal with candor
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Tom O'Brien at peace with Russell Wilson ultimatum
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Alexander Semin doing all his talking on the ice for Canes
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DeCock- Anton Khudobin's play raises difficult questions for Canes

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Tar Heels aren’t ready for streak against Clemson to end
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Fedora hires Indiana’s Littrell as new offensive assistant
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ACC baseball coaches pick UNC, State to finish second in their divisions
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ACC players earn mixed reviews at Senior Bowl workouts

From the Charlotte Observer
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Anthony breaks records with 62 as Knicks roll
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Bulls at Bobcats- Saturday
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Pro Bowl- Panthers' Kuechly making his mark
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Pro Bowl- QBs handling Rivera’s offense easily

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-Spurrier expects Gamecocks to continue unprecedented success in 2014
-Clemson's Tajh Boyd seeks redemption in Senior Bowl after big drop in draft projections

Teel Time- Virginia Tech selects Cincinnati's Whit Babcock as AD
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Big Four aims for weekend sweep at home
Greensboro News-Record

January 24, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC chancellor says university accepts responsibility for academic fraud
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The N&O sues UNC chancellor for information related to academic and athletic scandals
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UNC no longer unpredictable – a look at problems that plague the Tar Heels, and their solutions
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UNC LB Travis Hughes facing assault charge
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Jacobs- Clemson’s 0-56 record at UNC is one of sports’ great oddities
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USBSF defending Jones' selection to Olympic team
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Hurricanes rally to beat Sabres 5-3

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNC suspends LB Hughes after on-campus incident
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Surprising names on list of ACC underclassmen entering NFL draft

From the Charlotte Observer
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All-Star selection an emotional moment for Currys
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Tolbert-Reid bond a compassion play
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Panthers Hardy- No news on contract
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Jansen Pro Bowl diary- Team Sanders’ 1st practice
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Decade of drought for Ford in Cup series

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-Clemson 2014 football schedule released, opening ACC action at Florida State
-Gamecocks coach Frank Martin apologizes for tirade
-Sapakoff- Former Braves ace Phil Niekro, the ultimate non-PED Hall of Famer

January 23, 2014

ACC releases 2014 football schedule
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke takes its show on the road, storming the Miami Hurricanes 67-46
-UNC-CH chancellor calls for civility amid heated debate on athletics, academics
-Tar Heels become more predictable - though not in way Roy Williams had hoped
-Duke-North Carolina headed for Thursday night national spotlight
-Tlusty lifts Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Flyers

From the Charlotte Observer
-ACC football- 2014 brings Louisville, scheduling quirks
-Bobcats bottle up Griffin, surprise Clippers, 95-91
-Forbes- Charlotte Bobcats' value rose 30% in a year
-Panthers' Jordan Gross still mum on future
-Pro Bowl notes- It's Newton vs. Rivera
-Jansen Pro Bowl diary- Draft day surprises

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-ACC football schedule features U.Va. at Virginia Tech on Black Friday
-Teel Time- Virginia Tech-U.Va. game curious Black Friday choice for ACC
-Mark your calendars- Assessing intriguing matchups on the 2014 ACC football schedule
-2014 ACC football schedule (composite)

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-Clemson 2014 football schedule released, opening ACC action at Florida State
-Gamecocks coach Frank Martin apologizes for tirade
-Cougars hold on to beat UNCW, 75-70

Bruce Smith does public service ad on drunken driving
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Wake Forest beats Va. Tech 83-77; 2nd road win for Bzdelik
Greensboro News-Record

January 22, 2014

Four Blunt Points About UNC, College Sports, and Academic Corruption
Business Week

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Russell Wilson's NC State departure never as simple as it sounds
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Miami Hurricanes just one example of the ACC's newfound love for zone defense
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Win, resilience leaves Wolfpack happy, Terps in disbelief
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Canes-Flyers game postponed, rescheduled

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats' Cody Zeller still needs ‘functional strength’
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Bobcats Gameday
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Shula, Panthers staff get sunny consolation prize
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Efforts out in force to “save” Pro Bowl
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Jansen Pro Bowl diary- All Specialists look alike
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3 Panthers picked in first night of Pro Bowl draft
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Goodell suggests ditching the PAT kick
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Boyd glad to have spent one more season at Clemson
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Racing’s new rule- Win or go home

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Analysis- UNC needs wins in next four-game stretch
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Mark Gottfried dances in N.C. State locker room (with video)

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Pitt throttles Clemson, 76-43
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Gamecocks coach Frank Martin apologizes for tirade
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Sapakoff- 'Lone Survivor' lessons touch Wojcik, College of Charleston players
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College of Charleston looks to bounce back against UNC Wilmington

Searels in line to join Virginia Tech as O-line coach
Roanoke Times

January 21, 2014

Cavaliers hammer Heels for best ACC start since 1994-95 season
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC beat in all aspects in 76-61 loss against Virginia
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Ralston Turner leads NC State to 65-56 win against Maryland
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UNC football hires Littrell to run offense; UNC, NCSU tennis in action
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Column- Moral support is family tradition for Seahawks' Russell Wilson

From the Fayetteville Observer
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UNC to hire Indiana's Seth Litrell as offensive coordinator
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Strelow- Classic ACC rivalry comes to end

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats nearly blow 30-point lead, hold off Raptors 100-95
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Panthers’ Gross joins Pro Bowl contingent

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Now comes the hard part- Clemson basketball wants to avoid getting road-tripped
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Connor Shaw Q&A-‘At the end of the day, I’m a winner’

SEC leads with 31 Super Bowl XLVIII players, but good players come from anywhere
Birmingham News

Ragland, Martin no longer on Wake Forest football team
Wilmington Star-News

January 20, 2014

From the Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl pits top 'O,' top 'D'
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Seahawks rally, beat 49ers 23-17 for NFC title

Broncos reach Super Bowl behind Peyton Manning, top Tom Brady, Patriots
Denver Post

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Russell Wilson and Seahawks rally, beat 49ers 23-17 for NFC title
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Reeling Wolfpack needs quick turnaround
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DeCock- After playing well enough to win, this loss will really sting Carolina Hurricanes
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Tampa Bay Lightning top Carolina Hurricanes 5-3

From the Charlotte Observer
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Super Bowl- Manning's Broncos to face Seahawks
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Fox shows heart in guiding Denver to Super Bowl
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Senior Bowl chief critical of growing early exits to NFL
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Bobcats’ Kemba Walker to miss about 2 weeks; what’s next for Charlotte?
-
Monday- Raptors at Bobcats

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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49ers’ Jim Tomsula- From Charleston Southern, to living in his car, to coaching in Super Bowl
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Spurrier on Dylan Thompson- ‘He’s without question going to be our quarterback’

Teel Time- NCAA changes would allow ACC to abolish football divisions, alter title game
Hampton Roads Daily Press

January 19, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke hammers NC State 95-60
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Jacobs- UNC haunted by Kenan Field House demise
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UNC changes ways in 82-71 victory against Boston College
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Semin’s two goals give Hurricanes 3-2 win over Panthers

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR drivers, fans react to proposed Chase format changes
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Carolina Panthers are ready to reload
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Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton has proved he’s worth every penny
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NFL Conference Championships- The future is now
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Bobcats lose Walker, fade in OT
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Charlotte Bobcats - Miami Heat Observations
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APNewsbreak- Rodman checks into rehab center

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Money man- Clemson’s Dabo Swinney signed through 2021 season, new salary tops $3 million
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Clemson 61, Wake Forest 53- Tigers off to best ACC basketball start in 17 years

January 18, 2014

UNC whistle-blower battles for OK to study student-athlete literacy
CNN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC leaders say Mary Willingham's claims on athletes' academics 'a travesty'
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UNC board suspends whistle-blower's research on literacy level of athletes
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Slow-starting ACC teams face long odds of reaching NCAA tournament
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Duke looks to build on change in offense against NC State
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Rebuilding confidence, UNC hopes to avoid worst ACC start in history
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Pre-Olympics grind begins for Canes- 5 games in 7 days

From the Charlotte Observer
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Heat brings royalty to Charlotte
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Jefferson, Bobcats run by Magic, 111-101
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Hornets gear goes on sale Saturday at Bobcats team store
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NASCAR considering overhaul of points, Chase
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Panthers owner takes out full-page ad to thank fans, team

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Former Gamecocks quarterback Connor Shaw ready for first NFL test
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Vic Beasley couldn’t leave Clemson ‘without my degree’

NCAA poised to create separate voting bloc for SEC, Big Ten, ACC, Pac-12, Big 12
YAHOO! Sports

January 17, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- North Carolina now a national symbol of dysfunction in college athletics
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UNC board suspends whistle-blower's research on literacy level of athletes
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Tlusty, Staal, Semin line back together for Canes

UNC will investigate claims over athletes' reading ability
CNN

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers’ running back corps likely to remain intact
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Rivera is PFWA's Coach of the Year
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Tiny parcel next to Panthers stadium sells for $555,000
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Recycling record set at Panthers games
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Elon defeats Davidson 87-85 in overtime

Gamecock for life- Spurrier’s new contract offers him that option
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

January 16, 2014

Adviser- UNC football, basketball players 'woefully unprepared'
WRAL

From the Charlotte Observer
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Ex-player McAdoo- UNC academics felt like scam
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Panthers' Kuechly a cornerstone of solid foundation
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Another round for Captain Munnerlyn-
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Panthers notes- Jansen headed to Pro Bowl
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Young's late 3 lifts 76ers past Bobcats, 95-92

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Miller-McIntyre lifts Wake Forest over N.C. State
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Obacha has been bright spot for struggling Mountaineers
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Boulware says he's ready to take on new challenge

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wake Forest defeats NC State, 70-69, to keep home streak alive
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UNC women's coach Hatchell anxious to return, but not ready yet
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Football defeat a loss for fashion, too- Philip Rivers' bolo loses mojo
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Canes seek to play and win 'hard games'
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Anglers chill out by catching speckled trout in NC

Teel Time- Early forecast has Duke, UNC, Virginia Tech atop ACC Coastal chase in 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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BREAKING- Vic Beasley announces return to Clemson defensive line in 2014
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Clemson rallies past Virginia Tech, 56-49
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Texas A&M rallies past Gamecocks

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Redskins promote McVay, hire special teams coach
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$1 million gift to help pay for turf at Virginia Wesleyan

Virginia Tech’s offensive line coach departs
Roanoke Times

Seahawks can't stop Hofstra's 3-point marksman
Wilmington Star-News

How much are colleges paid for sports apparel deals? Ed O'Bannon case offers details
Birmingham News

Five major challenges facing new Texas football coach Charlie Strong
Dallas Morning News

January 15, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Maryland files $157 million counterclaim vs. ACC
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NC State tries to bounce back after lopsided Virginia loss
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UNC, NC State seek to rekindle baseball magic in meeting at DBAP
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Ex-Tar Heel Hairston begins NBA D-League career with Texas Legends
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DeCock- Hard work will pave path back to Hurricanes' winning ways
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Lions hire ex-Wake Forest and ex-Colts coach Jim Caldwell, AP source says

Teel Time- Duke's Krzyzewski speaks poignantly, yet indirectly, of his brother's death
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Analysis- Freshmen basketball players often too hyped
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers GM pleased with Ron Rivera, Cam Newton
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Even at 12-5, Panthers' Shula can’t win
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Rivera deserves new contract. Does Hardy?
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Gettleman- Panthers are ‘salary-cap challenged'
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Jefferson leads Bobcats in 108-98 win against Knicks

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clowney’s Texan connection- Team owner Bob McNair, a South Carolina grad, has eyes on Gamecock star
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Gamecocks seek first SEC win at Texas A&M
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Inside the Game- Clemson at Virginia Tech

UNCW's 3-point specialist has been anything but as of late
Wilmington Star-News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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It’s official- WSSU introduces Boulware as coach
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Hamilton- Boulware gets his 'dream job'
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Gettleman expresses faith in Newton, Rivera

January 14, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Sources- Boulware will be next WSSU football coach
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Sustained success will be next goal for Panthers

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Unexpected basketball struggles may leave empty NCAA seats
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Emotional Mike Krzyzewski gets personal after Duke’s 69-65 win over Virginia
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Carolina Hurricanes shut out by Calgary Flames, 2-0
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Duke, UNC both outside the top 20 for first time since 1996

Virginia's late rally comes up short in 69-65 loss at No. 23 Duke
Ha
mpton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers look to stay together, sustain success
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Uncertainty reigns for Panthers’ 21 free agents
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Tolbert hopes to play for Rivera at Pro Bowl
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Hardy on sack shutout- ‘I’ve got to adjust’
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NFL- 12-in-the-huddle no-call against 49ers was correct
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Carolina Panthers’ position in 2014 NFL draft locked in
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‘Track star’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ready to get back to basketball

No Pats Fans Allowed- Broncos Try To Limit Ticket Sales To Home Fans Only
Hartford Courant

Hatchell continues road to recovery that will lead back to bench
Durham Herald-Sun

January 13, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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49ers eliminate Panthers from NFC playoffs, 23-10
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Panthers playoff grades
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Panthers' DBs pay price
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Postgame | Key plays
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Fowler- A painful end to a special season
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Sorensen- Loss shows flaws in foundation
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49ers’ goal-line defense the difference vs. Panthers
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Steve Smith shines early then shut down
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Scott Says- Offseason priorities- Hardy, Ginn, Gross
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Tom Talks- NFL is not out to get Panthers
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49ers notes- Harbaugh learns a lesson
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Staley, studious 49ers stop Panthers’ pass rush
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49ers’ win over discombobulated Panthers sets up epic rematch
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From exuberance to dejection in 3 hours for Panther fans
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Did Fox Sports parody of Panthers fans go too far?

49ers take care of business in Carolina
San Francisco Chronicle

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hamilton- Memorable season comes to an end
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Panthers lose in NFC Divisional Game, 23-10
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ED HARDIN- Panthers, 'Riverboat Ron' fold in playoffs

Manning's Steady Hand Sets Up AFC Title Game Meeting With Patriots
Hartford Courant

Panthers' Cam Newton, Steve Smith on different paths following playoff loss
Fayetteville Observer

UNC is a stark example of colleges’ warped priorities
NY Post

With or without a nickname, Saturday was historically bad for state ACC teams
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Triangle Roundtable- What’s wrong with Duke, UNC and N.C. State?
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Staal back for ‘good push’ in practice

How Penn State landed James Franklin
philly.com

Redskins’ search styled after Raiders
Roanoke Times

Paul Katam leaving UNCG, will enlist in U.S. Army
Greensboro News-Record

January 12, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rivera's rocky path to Riverboat Ron
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Sorensen- Coaches decline advice on Newton
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Panthers blocking specialist a playoff regular
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Catman discharged from hospital, plans to attend Sunday Panthers game
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Much more on the Carolina Panthers' page
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Former Bobcat D.J. Augustin helps Bulls top Charlotte
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Davidson starts slowly but surges past App State

Patriots Still In The Running, Thanks To LeGarrette Blount
Hartford Courant

New Orleans Saints' season comes to screeching end with 23-15 loss at Seattle Seahawks
New Orleans Times Picayune

Schramm- Historic bad day for Big Four
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Three Tigers score double-doubles in Clemson's 72-59 shocker over Duke
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Martin disappointed to send South Carolina's raucous crowd home with 71-68 loss to LSU

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke ‘not tough enough,’ upset by Clemson 72-59
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UNC coach Roy Williams on meeting Willingham- ‘Not my place’
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UNC can’t solve Syracuse zone and pressure mounts following 57-45 loss
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NC State annihilated by Virginia, 76-45
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Sources- NBC inches closer to finalizing on-air broadcasting lineup for 2015
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A-Rod banned for 2014 season, arbitrator rules

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Pittsburgh deals Wake Forest another road loss
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Syracuse rolls past UNC
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Clemson topples Duke
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Virginia pounds N.C. State
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Hamilton- Offensive woes continue to plague Mountaineers

Franklin may be PSU's first modern football coach
philly.com

Playing at home no advantage for N.C. State these days
Wilmington Star-News

January 11, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC whistleblower stands firm- Player couldn’t read, and she’ll show evidence to Williams
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Former UNC player P.J. Hairston headed to NBA Developmental League
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UNC will attempt to solve Syracuse's 2-3 zone
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NC State tries to build on Notre Dame win
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Bobrovsky has 36 saves in CBJ's 3-0 win over Canes

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Will the stress of UNC’s mounting woes cause Williams to walk away?
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Ineligible for college and NBA, Hairston sets sights on D-League
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UNCW guard Spruill works to get back to form

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Duke comes calling to Littlejohn, facing Clemson in Saturday matinee
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Gamecocks host LSU in SEC home opener

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hamilton- Panthers, 49ers see each other in mirror
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Some Panthers upset that visiting 49ers are listed as favored team
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Williams- If unmotivated, Heels have no chance
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Hairston applies to D-League

From the Charlotte Observer
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Coach Jack, 9, returns for Panthers playoff
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Fowler- 'Cardiac Cats' a health hazard?
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49ers LBs go to school on Panthers' O
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How Gettleman bolstered Panthers roster
-
Much more on the Carolina Panthers' page
-
Pekovic pours it on; T'Wolves overwhelm Bobcats

Looking for different result, confident Saints ready for rematch
New Orleans Times Picayune

Gruden gets down to business. Filling staff heads list
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Fayetteville Observer
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2014 racing schedules
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Campbell wins Big South opener

Penn St. set to unveil its coach
philly.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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Big 12 primed for better days ahead after mediocre football season
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College football- Georgia Southern hires Sam Houston State's Fritz

January 10, 2014

Gruden- ‘A lot of work to do’
Washington Post

And the next head coach for the Redskins is... Jay Gruden
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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New coach Gruden latest to tackle Redskins turmoil
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Williams, UNC dispute Willingham reading report
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P.J. Hairston no longer enrolled at UNC
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Carolina Hurricanes overwhelm Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1

UNC system report details athletes' academic qualifications
W
RAL

CHAPEL HILL- Counselor receiving threats after literacy report
WNCN

One red flag regarding Franklin
philly.com

From CBS Sports
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Bad call in Happy Valley
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Petrino returns to Louisville- 'My destination job'

A kinder, gentler Bobby Petrino?
Louisville Courier Journal

USA TODAY Sports' divisional playoff predictions
USA Today

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kalil turns page on 2012 with playoff run
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Niners’ big catch- Michael Crabtree
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Ric Flair won't attend game
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Panthers fans break out their wallets in ways big and small
-
Bobcats sharper on road
-
Gameday- Bobcats at Timberwolves

UNCW falls in overtime at Northeastern
Wilmington Star-News

Sapakoff- Great opportunity, challenges ahead for new Citadel coach Mike Houston
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

January 9, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC’s stunning loss to Miami leaves Tar Heels shaken
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No taint- Maddux, Glavine, Thomas reach BB Hall
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John Wall rising toward All-Star status
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DeCock- Jabari Parker’s struggles at Duke neither a surprise nor a concern

Schramm- Williams' remarks offer glimpse into Tar Heels' angst
Fayetteville Observer

Academic Fraud for College Jocks Reaches Across the Country
Business Week

Chuck the BCS: college football is better off with this sham in its rearview mirror
YAHOO! Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam 3.0- Panthers QB downloads, updates, goes
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Fowler- LaFell can't fail Sunday
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49ers' Gore- November loss still stings
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Steve Smith returns to practice at '71%'
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S.F. vs. Charlotte- Bank towns square off

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Tournament talk- At least Clemson's in the conversation again, for now
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Gators keep streak alive, throttle USC, 74-58
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Citadel will introduce new football coach Mike Houston on Thursday

Tim Sullivan | Potential rewards outweighed risks in Petrino decision
Louisville Courier Journal

January 8, 2014

Scandal Bowl: Why Tar Heel Fraud Might Be Just the Start
Businessweek

CNN analysis: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders
CNN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State defeats Notre Dame 77-70 to get first ACC road win
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With Miami looming, UNC not looking ahead to Syracuse
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Blizzard in Buffalo postpones Canes-Sabres game
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Canes' Sekera, Ruutu headed to Olympics; Staal, Semin snubbed
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AP source- Petrino interviews for Louisville job

From the Charlotte Observer
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Playing San Francisco 49ers means more for Ginn
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Panthers contained Kaepernick with base defense
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Panthers unveil stadium renovations plan
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Jon Richardson’s will calls for sale of stake
-
Unhappy homecoming for road-weary Bobcats

From the Wilmington Star-News
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For Duke and UNCCH, the 2014 football season begins now
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Other than being human, there’s nothing wrong with Jabari Parker
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UNCW, Northeastern still searching

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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No. 2 Syracuse pulls away from Virginia Tech
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Redskins add RG III's Baylor teammate Gettis
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RG3 wins Redskins' Ed Block Courage Award

Franklin PSU's No. 1 choice?
philly.com

The Ranking Of College Football Teams By Value
Wall Street Journal

January 7, 2014

From the Tallahassee Democrat
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Auburn runs out of last-minute magic vs. FSU
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Welcome Back, Florida State football
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Florida State ends SEC's championship reign
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12 moments that decided the BCS title game

From the Birmingham News
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Auburn drops the crystal football and shatters its dream season
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Chris Davis unable to deliver another game-saving play for Auburn in BCS Championship
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Missed opportunity- Auburn's defense fails to come up with final stop on otherwise impressive night
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Nick Marshall nearly outduels Winston- 'There's not anyone else I want playing quarterback for us other than No. 14'
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Mike Slive on end of SEC national title dynasty- 'It was a hell of a run'

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack faces tough test with Fighting Irish
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DeCock- Skinner coming of age at right time for Hurricanes
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Duke basketball's 122-week Top-10 streak broken

Redskins seek interviews with five NFL assistants
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Rivera says he’s wary of Kaepernick
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49ers say they are eager for rematch with Panthers
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Deacons’ new coach adds two more to staff

From the Charlotte Observer
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Ric Flair- Wooooo! My heart’s in San Francisco with the 49ers
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Panthers’ Steve Smith- ‘I will play Sunday’
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San Francisco 49ers have playoff experience
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McDermott gives few details on interview
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Hardy misses practice with bronchitis

Clemson's Watkins, Bryant, Breeland first trio in school history to declare early for NFL draft
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

January 6, 2014

From the Tallahassee Democrat
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'Noles, Tigers finally face off
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Unselfish seniors key FSU success
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Loss brought Fisher, Winston closer- QB, coach leaned on each other when Craig left for Auburn
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DT Jernigan is FSU's 'destructive force'
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FSU releases terms of new Fisher contract

Should be a sweet 16th
CBS Sports

From the Birmingham News
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BCS title shot fueled by disappointment of 2012
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Destiny is a lie, Auburn is the truth and will be the national champion
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'Overlooked' secondary feels like it has something to prove
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Remembering his roots- Malzahn surprises first boss with tickets
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Malzahn has tricks, but he'd rather call them 'special plays'
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No-cuss Gus- Malzahn sets standard players want to follow
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Malzahn knows to listen when held accountable
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ESPN's Todd Blackledge on BCS- 'The physicality of Auburn will be a new challenge for Florida State'
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Nick Saban talks Auburn, BCS on ESPN- 'We were inside the 20 three times ... and didn't score a point'
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Tiger Buzz- What to watch in Auburn's second BCS Championship Game
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Arkansas State wins GoDaddy Bowl

Wake Forest shocks No. 19 North Carolina
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC squanders second chances in 73-67 loss at Wake Forest
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Skinner’s goal lifts Hurricanes to 2-1 win over Predators
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Former Duke assistant Mike Brey and Notre Dame have ‘historic day’ in ACC debut

Kaepernick drives 49ers to cold win over Packers
San Francisco Chronicle

From the Charlotte Observer
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NFC playoffs- Panthers to host 49ers
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Person- 1st look at Panthers-49ers sequel
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Fowler- Thoughts on 49ers-Panthers, Rd. 2
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49ers win; they'll play Panthers next Sunday
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BCS title game has Charlotte-area flavor

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson WR Martavis Bryant tells Post and Courier he will enter NFL draft
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Citadel sources- Lenoir-Rhyne coach the favorite among three finalists
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Former Gamecocks coordinator Charlie Strong says he's excited to take head University of Texas job

Teel Time- Inconsistency, grim stats mark Loeffler's first season coordinating Virginia Tech offense
Hampton Roads Daily Press

January 5, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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No. 7 Duke upset at Notre Dame 79-77 in ACC opener
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Pitt tougher than NC State in ACC debut
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DeCock- ACC play under way, NC State already trying to catch up
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Canes get 3-2 win over NY Islanders

Poking fun at ACC may lose flavor if FSU wins BCS title
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- Clemson, Gamecocks have serious bowl star rebuilding work
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Spurrier- 'In all Gamecock life, we've never had three years identical'
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Facing adversity in the form of turnovers, Clemson defense answers the bell
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Sammy Watkins 'thought I tore' knee ligament; Tigers draft decisions coming soon

Texas gets its guy in Strong
Houston Chronicle

Is Strong enough for Texas?
CBS Sports

From the Winston Salem Journal
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WFU’s Bzdelik- Taking on UNC is not just another game
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Furry Panther- Olsen gives up his razor for good of the team

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers players pick 2013 season’s defining plays
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Walker, Jefferson lead Bobcats over Kings 113-103
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Army honors Catholic RB Elijah Hood
-
Luck rallies Indy to 45-44 playoff win over Chiefs
-
Saints edge Eagles 26-24 in NFC wild-card game

Determined New Orleans Saints pull out grittiest win since Super Bowl run
New Orleans Times Picayune

From Philly.com
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Another playoff letdown for Birds
-
Penn State interviews Golden; Miami expects him to stay

HARDIN- Panthers are in it for the long haul
Greensboro News-Record

2014 GoDaddy Bowl - Ball State vs Arkansas St
College Football News

College football's scoring binge- How much is too much offense?
Birmingham News

January 4, 2014

Louisville's Strong to take over as UT coach
San Antonio Express News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Boyd, Watkins take final bow with 40-35 win in Orange Bowl
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Sapakoff- Tajh Boyd puts an 'exclamation' point on his Clemson legacy
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Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins savors moment after being named Orange Bowl MVP
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Clemson notes- Sore ankle doesn't keep Stanton Seckinger from making game-winning touchdown

From the Tulsa World
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Sam-wiched- OSU falls to Missouri 41-31
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John Klein- Officiating mess no excuse for OSU in Cotton Bowl loss
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Cotton Bowl- Site of this year's thriller will be home to championship next year
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Win over Alabama a boost for Oklahoma, Big 12

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State seeks basketball identity as ACC play starts against Pittsburgh
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Defense remains Duke's focus as ACC play begins at Notre Dame
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Canes finish off 'interesting' first half of season

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers Gano, Nortman spotlight special teams
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Panthers hope to have Smith, others back for Jan. 12 game

Consistency from kickers a big plus for Panthers
Winston Salem Journal

From the Houston Chronicle
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UT coach search continues as Briles, Mora withdraw names
-
Aggie uniforms redesigned by Chick-fil-A cows are, sadly, fake
-
Texans players ready to roll with O'Brien at helm

January 3, 2014

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Clemson has a chance to shine on a big stage
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Clemson on verge of extending Swinney’s contract
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Morris- ‘State championship’ seems more important now to Spurrier
-
Gamecocks return home after bowl game win delayed

Analyzing the No. 7 Buckeyes with our predictions and game pick
Anderson Independent

From the Charlotte Observer
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Clemson gets another shot at erasing bad memories
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Clemson setting out to be number crunchers in Orange Bowl
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Big games nothing new for Cam Newton, but
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Sorensen- McDermott lacks celebrity, not talent
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Notes- Rivera, new Bucs coach 'good and solid'
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Playoff ticket resale prices soar
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Blazers hit 21 3s, rout Bobcats 134-104

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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To win the Orange Bowl, Clemson must protect '12 ounces of gold'
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Agent- Jadeveon Clowney's goal is No. 1 spot in NFL Draft

Sooners upset Tide
CBS Sports

Oklahoma stuns third-ranked Alabama, 45-31, in Allstate Sugar Bowl
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Birmingham News
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Oklahoma upsets Alabama 45-31 in Sugar Bowl
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An unkind farewell- Alabama QB AJ McCarron takes blame for Sugar Bowl loss, but teammates disagree

Blue Devils come together in support of a grieving Coach K
Fayetteville Observer

From the Roanoke Times
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ACC basketball not living up to its hype
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Carolina DC on Redskins' short list to replace Shanahan

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Streaking Skinner notches hat trick as Canes beat Capitals in OT
-
Liles 'jumps into fire' with new team

Clawson’s staff at Wake Forest starting to take shape
Wilmington Star-News

Search begins for next PSU coach
philly.com

January 2, 2014

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Connor Shaw has fitting ending to career in Capital One Bowl victory over Wisconsin
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Gamecocks notebook- Connor Shaw will get his shot at the NFL Combine
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Jadeveon Clowney gives fans chance to say goodbye, thank you after final college game
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Mutual respect- Urban Meyer opened up on personal journey at private dinner with Dabo Swinney

Morris- Gamecocks’ Shaw leaves a legacy of toughness, winning
Columbia (SC) State

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke football makes a statement, even in Chick-fil-A Bowl defeat
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DeCock- Duke will try to raise football bar yet again
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AP photographer Martin collapses at game, dies
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Canes trade Gleason to Toronto Maple Leafs for Liles, prospect

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers’ Greg Hardy is now 'all about the numbers'
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Panthers coordinator McDermott clears air with players on Redskins interview
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Panthers playoff tickets sell out quickly
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Davidson suffers 5th straight loss in double-digit beating by Charleston

DE Hardy says he wants contract he deserves
Winston Salem Journal

From philly.com
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PSU scrambling to retain recruits
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Candidates to replace O'Brien
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Kelly, O'Brien escape rat race

Hokies backup QB stumbles in unexpected action
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Virginia Tech's Leal is 'next guy in line' to lead offense
Roanoke Times

Roy- Peterson, UNCW in ‘a tough situation’
Wilmington Star-News

UT coach search- Louisville's Strong has positive meeting; BU's Briles 'extremely intrigued'
Dallas Morning News

January 1, 2014

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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A&M PICKS OFF DEVILS 52-48
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Offense, special teams shine in heartbreaking loss
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Duke routs Elon in final pre-ACC season tuneup
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Canes overcome 3-goal deficit in 3rd, win in OT

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Devils, Cutcliffe haven't come quite far enough
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Duke loses 21-point lead, Chick-fil-A Bowl to Texas A&M, 52-48
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DeCock- Peach Bowl served ACC-SEC rivalry well
-
UNC shakes off slow start in dominant 84-51 victory against UNC Wilmington
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Andre Dawkins' 3s power Duke over Elon in tuneup for ACC
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AP Sources- O'Brien reaches agreement with Texans
-
Upon review, Manning's passing record stands
-
Hurricanes rally for 5-4 overtime win over Canadiens

A&M needs wild finish to beat Duke in Chick-fil-A Bowl
Houston Chronicle

Batten- Blue Devils prove they belong
Fayetteville Observer

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Chick-fil-A Bowl loss to Texas A&M painful deja vu for hard-luck Blue Devils
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Seahawks' sloppy start to 2nd half allows Tar Heels to pull away

A’s for Athletes, but Charges of Fraud at North Carolina
New York Times

UCLA puts hurting on Virginia Tech
Roanoke Times

Hokies can't keep up as UCLA cruises to 42-12 win
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Concussion symptoms bench the toughest of Hokies, Logan Thomas, in Sun Bowl loss
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Virginia Tech loses Logan Thomas, flops in 42-12 Sun Bowl drubbing against UCLA
-
Teel Time- Virginia Tech malfunctions in Sun Bowl loss to UCLA

Entertaining so far
Sporting News

Sources- Panthers’ Sean McDermott to interview for Redskins’ coaching vacancy
Charlotte Observer

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Gamecocks hope to avenge 'slap in the face' with Capital One Bowl victory
-
Orange Bowl notes- Beasley receives second-round draft grade; Hyde chasing rushing record

Arizona routs Boston College in AdvoCare V100 Bowl
Shreveport Times

January 31, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 30 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
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C-USA Announces Spring Sports TV Schedule

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's on-campus Yulman Stadium is on target for Sept. 6 opener
-
Tulane baseball's March 30 game vs. Marshall to be televised by Fox Sports 2
-
Tulane football program tries to hold onto its 2014 class

Reserve Shawn Lester sparks Charlotte 49ers win over FAU
Charlotte Observer

UTEP men's basketball- Miners claim share of first place
El Paso Times

La. Tech men drop physical matchup at UTEP
Shreveport Times

From the Tulsa World
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John Klein- Tulsa has a long history of connections to the Seahawks
-
Rashad Smith returning to TU lineup for North Texas game

Sims, Jones lead UTSA past Rice; Louisiana Tech is next
San Antonio Express News

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall basketball- Herd gets back on track, beats FIU
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Marshall coach using basketball court to support autistic son

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Herd surges past FIU
-
Marshall catches another 'Gator'
-
Chuck Landon- Herd glad fans found reason for celebration

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU's road trip starts off on the wrong foot
-
If the major conferences broke off, what would happen to ODU, NSU?

Chad Frazier leads UAB over Old Dominion as Blazers get second straight win (photos, video)
Birmingham News

Down the stretch, Southern Miss filling needs in recruiting
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

The American Today- Memphis, Temple Pick Up Wednesday Wins
theamerican.org

UC earns win over Louisville with final push
Cincinnati Enquirer

Huskies Avenge Earlier Loss, Rout Cougars
Hartford Courant

January 30, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Announces Preseason Baseball Awards
Talking C-USA Basketball
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Jan. 29 Men's Basketball Notebook

Blue Raiders look to stay in C-USA race
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Rice picked to win C-USA baseball title again in preseason poll
Houston Chronicle

UTEP men's basketball- Miners playing for first place
El Paso Times

La. Tech faces 'tall' task at UTEP
Shreveport Times

Charlotte 49ers facing ‘crafty’ FAU
Charlotte Observer

From College Football News
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2013 CFN Conference USA Final Roundup & Recap
-
2013 CFN Final AAC Rankings & Roundup 

Tulane confident Yulman Stadium will be ready Sept. 6 for Georgia Tech
New Orleans Times Picayune

Chuck Landon- Struggling Herd team finding no simple fix
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UAB striving for better shooting percentage as Old Dominion comes to town
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Point taken- Eagles' Watson elevates game to a new level
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Lindsey to run USM offense

Recruits learn difficult art of saying no before Signing Day
Tulsa World

The American Today- USF Shoots Past SMU; Two Games Set for Wednesday
theamerican.org

UConn Hoping To Avenge Four-Point Loss To Houston
Hartford Courant

Rubles, UC ready to redeem against Louisville
Cincinnati Enquirer

UCF falls short against No. 22 Memphis
Orlando Sentinel

Temple ends slump by beating Rutgers
philly.com

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU loss adds pressure to tough stretch run
-
Five SMU players who exceeded expectations in 2013

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Big-money college athletics depends on search firms
-
For USF QB Mike White, baseball can wait

January 29, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Announces Preseason Softball Poll and Team
-
USA Softball Poll
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Jan. 28 C-USA Men's & Women's Tennis Athletes of the Week
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Four C-USA WBK Games Have Been Altered

From the Tulsa World
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Bill Haisten's Conference USA Insider
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TU Recruiting Notebook- Three undecided visitors

Operation Sellout a slam dunk for La. Tech
Shreveport Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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New look, new role, new outlook for former Old Dominion coach
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3-star lineman picks ODU over Cincinnati, Marshall

Clark goes from undersized USM freshman to Super Bowl starter
Biloxi Sun Herald

UNT notebook- UNT looking to sustain stretches of quality play
Denton Record Chronicle

Coaches wearing lapel pins to raise autism awareness
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

MTSU recruiting class taking shape
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

No UC-Louisville game scheduled for next year
Cincinnati Enquirer

UCF lands big-time prospect in Armwood DB Kyle Gibson
Orlando Sentinel

Temple will revisit sports cuts
Philly.com

January 28, 2014

C-USA Stock Report- Southern Miss, LA Tech rising; Charlotte, ECU falling
Pick Axe Digest

From conferenceusa.com
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Middle Tennessee Women Ranked No. 25 in AP Poll
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Jan. 27 C-USA Women's Basketball Players of the Week
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WBK Game Change- No. 25 Middle Tennessee at Southern Miss
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Jan. 27 Men's Basketball Players of the Week

Derek Redd- Good teams need to be great for Conference USA's sake
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Raiders' theft running at high pace
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Thomas eager to hit full stride
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Marshall freshmen dominate awards
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Chuck Landon- MU looking to fill gap at wideout for 2014 season

Herd's Cato wins Hardman Award
Charleston
(WV) Gazette

FAU baseball ranked in preseason Top 25
South Florida Sun Sentinel

College Basketball Update- TU
Tulsa World

Hang Time- Former USM punter Guy waiting on his call from Hall of Fame
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tulane co-defensive coordinator Jon Sumrall offered job, declines it to stay at Tulane
New Orleans Times Picayune

UH, Levine talking about contract extension
Houston Chronicle

The American Today- Cincinnati, Memphis and SMU pick up wins Sunday afternoon
theamerican.org

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC moves up to 13/15 in latest polls
-
Doc- Babcock will be missed by UC

O'Leary visits UCF commit Mike Rogers; Knights lose 1, eye 3 others
Orlando Sentinel

January 27, 2014

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa offers Kansas receiver only D-I scholarship
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Tulsa stumbles against UAB, loses C-USA lead

Derek Redd- Herd needs Taylor to stay on the floor
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Outside, looking in
Hattiesburg American

January 26, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 25 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
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Jan. 25 @CUSAWBK Results & Highlights

ODU hangs on, moves up in C-USA basketball
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Defense doesn't rest as ODU men hold off Tulane
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane men's basketball team's comeback try falls short at Old Dominion
-
Tulane baseball team looks strong in Saturday intrasquad scrimmage

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Conference USA's new scheduling hit or miss
-
Herd falls to LA Tech

UTEP men win fourth straight with 81-62 victory over UTSA
San Antonio Express News

Rice nips Charlotte to pick up first C-USA win
Houston Chronicle

Charlotte 49ers fall again
Charlotte Observer

Rod Rucker, Chad Frazier each score 21 as UAB bounces back with win at Tulsa
Birmingham News

From the Tulsa World
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John Klein- Tulsa's home loss to UAB devastating
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John Klein- NCAA should open up transfer rules

Men's basketball- Big crowd, big letdown
Denton Record Chronicle

FIU holds on to beat FAU 66-57
South Florida Sun Sentinel

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners roll past UTSA 81-62
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Bill Knight- Tim Floyd's milestone is one Don Haskins would appreciate

TAC rocks, La.Tech rolls to victory
Shreveport Times

UConn Tops Rutgers, 82-71
Hartford Courant

UC looks to 15-year sports admin vet Reed-Francois for interim AD
Cincinnati Enquirer

Without Wayne Densch, UCF might not even have a football program
Orlando Sentinel

A trying season for Dunphy and Owls
Philly.com

Bulls Beat- Campus stadium likely among goals for next AD
Tampa Tribune

January 25, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 24 Men's Basketball Notebook
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Saturday's Marshall-Tulsa Game Pushed Back Six Hours
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FSN Set To Showcase C-USA's FIU at UAB W-Basketball Game

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd goes for two in row
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Herd hosts Tulsa; admission only $1
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Chuck Landon- Herd wins its share of battles for top recruits

La. Tech expecting huge crowd against Marshall
Shreveport Times

From the Birmingham News
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UAB looks to snap 2-game losing streak with today's game at Tulsa
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UAB Football Podcast- Have the Blazers found the right coach in Bill Clark?
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UAB set for big recruiting weekend under new head coach Bill Clark

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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The Tulane-Georgia Tech series is back on, Tulane said in a statement
-
Tulane men's basketball takes a two-game winning streak to Old Dominion for Saturday C-USA game

UTEP men's basketball- Miners host UTSA today
El Paso Times

Blue Raiders try to right ship at North Texas tonight
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Basketball- Mean Green faces similar Blue Raiders
Denton Record Chronicle

Charlotte 49ers lose a legend with passing of Lew Massey
Charlotte Observer

UH agrees to multi-year deal with defensive coordinator David Gibbs
Houston Chronicle

Whit Babcock named Virginia Tech athletic director
Cincinnati Enquirer

January 24, 2014

Jan. 23 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

Watson's career night spurs USM to win over Old Dominion
Hattiesburg American

Monarchs finally meet their match in C-USA
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones is stoked to open the 2014 season's first practice on Friday
-
Tulane's 2014 football recruiting class takes its final shape

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's Brian Mackin believes hiring of head football coach Bill Clark is a 'godsend'
-
Poor shooting leads to UAB's road loss at North Texas

Men's basketball- Taking care of home
Denton Record Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd stops losing streak
-
Senior Bowl is Hoskins' chance

From the Houston Chronicle
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Obi scores 22 as Rice falls to Marshall
-
No. 23 Memphis throttles UH 82-59

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa beats Middle Tennessee with late-game clutch shooting
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Tulsa's Denver Johnson promoted to offensive coordinator

Tulsa beats Blue Raiders at buzzer with 3-pointer
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Alex Hamilton, La.Tech get back on track
Shreveport Times

Turnovers spoil 49ers' good start
Charlotte Observer

UConn's Daniels Needs To Maintain Focus, Get Off See-Saw
Hartford Courant

UC's Babcock a candidate for Virginia Tech AD job
Cincinnati Enquirer

UCF athletics receives record $4 million gift
Orlando Sentinel

January 23, 2014

Look who's first- Players buy in, Monarchs win
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Southern Miss set to battle first-place Old Dominion
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Birmingham News
-Bill Clark accepts the challenge, introduced as UAB's new head football coach (photos, video)
-Former UAB players excited about new coach Bill Clark
-Live at 9 with Kevin Scarbinsky- New UAB coach Bill Clark ain't never been nuthin' but a winner

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Senior Bowl is Hoskins' chance
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Chuck Landon- Team-first Taylor can help team by shooting
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Herd hopes to end skid

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Illness keeps MTSU's Hammonds at home
-
MTSU Notebook- Baseball intrasquad scrimmages start this weekend

From the Denton Record Chronicle
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Men's basketball- Jones finds footing again in UNT attack
-
Notebook- FIU star hot as UNT visits

From the Tulsa World
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TU football- Johnson gets a new knee and a new title
-
In Danny Manning's second season, things are starting to click for TU

UTEP men's basketball to have Thursday off
El Paso Times

Adversity nothing new for Tulane wide receiver Ryan Grant at Senior Bowl
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC's Strickland coming to grips with NCAA ruling
-
Up next for UC- Central Florida

UCF football staff changes- Mark Cammack no longer with program
Orlando Sentinel

No. 12 Louisville pounds USF
philly.com

January 22, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 21 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
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Jan. 21 C-USA Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week
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Jan. 21 Swimmer and Diver of the Week
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NFCA Preseason Poll

Bill Clark leaving Jacksonville State to be UAB's head football coach
Birmingham News

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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NCAA may clear gray area of hardship waivers
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Tragedies rock Lady Monarchs assistant coaches
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Two standout junior college players headed to ODU

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall, Rice look for 1st win in C-USA
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Chuck Landon- MU mines mid-year recruiting gold mine

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Derek Redd- Herd needs Taylor to stay on the floor
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Marshall football- Frohnapfel defection leaves hole for Herd

Tulane players Cairo Santos and Chris Davenport shine in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl over the weekend
New Orleans Times Picayune

Backlash hits Blankenships
Tulsa World

USM looks to avoid 3rd straight loss
Hattiesburg American

FAU nets landmark victory in 68-53 win over Harvard
South Florida Sun Sentinel

MTSU notebook- Jefferson switches sports seamlessly
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

January 21, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 20 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-
Jan. 20 C-USA Women's Basketball Players of the Week

Foul trouble keeping Taylor off the floor
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Stockstill wants MTSU football to stay the course
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

The American Today- Houston and SMU win on Sunday
theamerican.org

Naval Academy signs apparel deal with Under Armour
Annapolis Capital

January 20, 2014

Jan. 19 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

Golden Eagles step up defense for win over La. Tech
Hattiesburg American

MU has to find way to finish
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Tulsa World
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College Basketball Preview- TU
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Game Point- Blankenship's risk in hiring another son is a big one

Men's basketball- 49ers drop UNT at buzzer
Denton Record Chronicle

UTEP men's basketball- Miners return home with big wins
El Paso Times

From the Birmingham News
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Three UAB players excited about their opportunities at USA Football Bowl in Hoover
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Joey Jones says he's not candidate for UAB job, will remain head coach at South Alabama

Stockstill wants MTSU football to stay the course
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

An Up And Down Week For UConn Men
Hartford Courant

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH thrashes Rutgers 77-55 to snap 2-game losing streak
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Heisman winner Winston sees Rice rally past Marshall

Wakulla WR Jordan Franks commits to UCF; Knights land 3 total
Orlando Sentinel

UC's Kay helps lead all-star team to win
Cincinnati Enquirer

Fennelly- New AD needs to make USF matter
Tampa Tribune

January 19, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 18 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
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Jan. 18 @CUSAWBK Results & Highlights
-
C-USA Football Players Set for Postseason All-Star Games

The American Today- UConn tames the Tigers
theamerican.org

Charlotte 49ers rally in 2nd straight game
Charlotte Observer

ODU overcomes loss of Bacote, beats Florida Atlantic
Hampton Roads Daily Press

FAU falters down the stretch in 65-60 loss to Old Dominion
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Tulane turns the 3-point game on Rice in 58-41 victory in Devlin Fieldhouse Saturday night
New Orleans Times Picayune

Off & Running- MTSU races past Roadrunners 80-58
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Chuck Landon- MU misses mark minus its former top scorer
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall basketball- Second-half collapse dooms Herd in 69-52 loss to Tulsa
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UAB's last shot falls short in loss to UTEP (photos, video)
Birmingham News

January 18, 2014

FIU Panthers men set school mark for fewest points in 52-36 loss to Old Dominion
Miami Herald

MTSU men wrap up C-USA home stand today
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

UAB center Fahro Alihodzic hoping family visit brings team good fortune against UTEP
Birmingham News

6-10 Thorne playing key role for Charlotte 49ers
Charlotte Observer

Herd tackles Tulsa today
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall football- Backup QB Frohnapfel plans to transfer
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Duquesne to visit Marshall
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Tulsa World
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Greg Peterson out as TU offensive coordinator
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TU men have to quickly shift focus to Marshall

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane WR Ryan Grant hoping to make noise in next week's Senior Bowl
-
Tulane DB Jordan Batiste leaves school; expected to transfer

La. Tech's Kenyon McNeail, Jaron Johnson making most of opportunity
Shreveport Times

Basketball- Mean Green eyes .500 marks in C-USA
Denton Record Chronicle

UC announces 2 new football assistants
Cincinnati Enquirer

After Solid Win, UConn Has Huge Task With No. 18 Louisville
Hartford Courant

Hal Mumme leaving SMU to become Belhaven head coach
Dallas Morning News

From the Tampa Bay Times
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For USF's Woolard, the time to retire is right
-
USF begins search to replace AD Doug Woolard

January 17, 2014

Jan. 16 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

ODU stifles FIU 52-36, improving to 2-0 in Conference USA
Hampton Roads Daily Press

FIU Panthers men set school mark for fewest points in 52-36 loss to Old Dominion
Miami Herald

From the Charlotte Observer
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49ers beat Tulsa despite line woes
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49ers’ broadcasters are in right place at right time
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Observations- Charlotte 90, Tulsa 86, OT

From the Tulsa World
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TU can't hold off Charlotte, falls in OT
-
Game Point- Tech QBs are bailing out on Kingsbury; could they land at Tulsa?

MTSU men fall at home to UTEP
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Alabama-Birmingham stops UTSA 78-65 in men’s basketball
San Antonio Express News

From the Birmingham News
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UAB outrebounded by UTSA, but makes up for it in other ways (photos, video)
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Former Wake Forest head coach Jim Grobe to interview for UAB job
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Jacksonville State head coach Bill Clark will interview with UAB
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What does UAB have to offer a new coach- Take a peek at the facilities
-
Atlanta Falcons assistant Chris Scelfo scheduled to interview for UAB head coaching position

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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North Texas whips Marshall
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Chuck Landon- MU misses against even simple 2-3 zone defense

Herrion's seat is simply glowing after loss to NT
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall basketball- Herd drops C-USA home game to North Texas
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Marshall football- Gator Hoskins invited to Senior Bowl

Golden Eagles devour Rice
Hattiesburg American

Golden Eagles cruise past Owls
Biloxi Sun Herald

Murphy’s 2nd-half surge propels FIU past Rice in C-USA opener
Houston Chronicle

American Stories- A Sense of Belonging
theamerican.org

UConn Stops No. 17 Memphis; Daniels Has 23 Points, 11 Boards
Hartford Courant

January 16, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 15 @CUSAWBK Results & Highlights
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Jan. 15 Men's Basketball Notebook

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU won't rest until football recruits are signed
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For ODU's Ross, long road trips are good news

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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Davis, Floyd reunite at Murphy Center
-
Kreager- Winning nothing new to Lady Raiders

Marshall basketball- Mean Green meets Lean Green on Thursday
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Mean Green motors in
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Chuck Landon- Rotten foul shooting a chance to channel Hal

Men's basketball- UNT to begin key trip
Denton Record Chronicle

Balanced North Texas visits Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulane hopes to carry momentum from win against North Texas to Louisiana Tech Thursday
N
ew Orleans Times Picayune

Updated- Tech's leading scorer's season in jeopardy
Shreveport Times

From the Birmingham News
UAB faces surging UTSA in Conference USA home opener (video)
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UAB granted permission to speak to Bethune-Cookman head coach Brian Jenkins

UTEP men's basketball- Miners open C-USA road schedule
El Paso Times

USM's Duggan watches as Collins arrives as rookie star for Patriots
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tyndall- Eagles' defense must improve
Hattiesburg American

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Bearcats primed to challenge for AAC title
-
UC football assistant coaching carousel
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Top 25 ranking not a factor in UC’s struggle vs. Temple

UConn-Memphis Could Be The Beginning Of Something Special
Hartford Courant

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF falls 85-75 to Rutgers in crucial road contest
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ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. has Blake Bortles going fourth in mock draft, ahead of Teddy Bridgewater

From the Dallas Morning News
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UCF falls 85-75 to Rutgers in crucial road cDoes the North Texas basketball team have an illegal schedule- C-USA wants to know
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North Texas defensive line coach Mike Nelson is retiring
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North Texas quarterback Brock Berglund to leave program
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Heart-to-heart with Larry Brown pays off for SMU center in 71-54 win over S. Florida

January 15, 2014

Final 2013 Football Notebook
conferenceusa.com

From the Denton Record-Chronicle
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Men's basketball- UNT, C-USA looking at possible penalty
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Thoughts on UNT scheduling snafu

Bill Haisten's C-USA Insider
Tulsa World

Will turnovers scorch Charlotte 49ers again?
Charlotte Observer

ODU, Jones announce contract terms — 5 years, $2.5 million
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Jones, Old Dominion complete coaching contract
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Clock ticking on Herd’s season
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

'In the zone' has a new meaning for Herd's Herrion
Charleston (WV) Gazette

La.Tech men receiving votes in Top 25
Shreveport Times

Improved ‘defensive mentality’ keys UTSA’s 2-0 start in conference
San Antonio Express News

From the Hartford Courant
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Herbst- UConn Football Assistant Coach Wrong To Invoke Religion
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Lawless Hired As Director Of Football Operations At UConn

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coach George O'Leary says spring work critical to building on Fiesta Bowl success
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Ex-Dr. Phillips QB Nick Patti granted release from Boise State
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UCF, FIU cancel 2014 game; Knights searching for replacement opponent
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WR Rob Calabrese hired as graduate assistant

Temple falls to No. 19 Cincy
philly.com

Late run leads to UC win over Temple
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Birmingham News
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Oregon assistant John Neal to interview for UAB head coaching position
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Eddie Gran to interview for UAB head coaching job

Offensive lineman Malcolm Bunche to transfer from UM; FIU, UCF will skip 2014 game
Miami Herald

January 14, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 13 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
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Jan. 13 C-USA Women's Basketball Players of the Week

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Short-handed Bearcats cautious about ranking
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UC ranked for first time since last February

John Klein- Tulsa win over Southern Miss shows TU is a contender
Tulsa World

Tulane basketball notebook- Both men and women's teams coming off C-USA wins will host home games this week
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Birmingham News
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Former UAB head coach Garrick McGee introduced at Louisville, talks about 'tough decision' (video)
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Former UAB assistant coach Kevin Peoples taking job at Georgia Southern

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall basketball fans grow restless
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MU has great expectations

Upshaw's stock continues to rise
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

January 13, 2014

Jan. 12 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa makes clutch free throws to beat Southern Miss
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John Klein- Tulsa win over Southern Miss shows TU is a contender

Win streak snapped
Hattiesburg American

UAB Football Podcast- How attractive is UAB's head coaching gig?
Birmingham News

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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4 injured RBs out for MTSU spring; focus on QBs
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Pogue- MTSU off to strong C-USA starts

From the San Antonio Express News
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Student fee to UTSA athletics is worthy of continued discussion
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Roadrunners move to 2-0 in C-USA

Tech's bench picks up scoring without Appleby
Shreveport Times

Charlie Partridge aims to rebuild FAU football on foundation of honesty
South Florida Sun Sentinel

Poor free-throw, 3-point shooting doom SMU against No. 12 Louisville as Ponies can't knock off another ranked foe
Dallas Morning News

January 12, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 11 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
    Middle Tennessee and Old Dominion Win #CUSAMBK Debuts
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Jan. 11 @CUSAWBK Results & Highlights

The American Today- Cincinnati Improves To 4-0 In The American
theamerican.org

Golden Eagles travel to Tulsa for pivotal matchup
Hattiesburg American

From the Tulsa World
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TU faces C-USA test against dominant Southern Miss
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TU receiver Thomas Roberson ends career after multiple concussions

Charlotte 49ers fall to Texas-San Antonio, 85-77
Charlotte Observer

Lewis' 23 points lifts 'Runners to win in Conference USA debut
San Antonio Express News

Quite a debut- MTSU men roar to OT win in C-USA opener
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

UAB battles back from double-digit deficit, but turnovers costly in loss at Middle Tennessee
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Attendance is best way for C-USA to break tie
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UTEP defeats Marshall, 66-56

UTEP men's basketball- Miners outdefend Marshall in 66-56 win
El Paso Times

Marshall men's basketball- Slow start to second half dooms Herd in 66-56 loss to UTEP
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Men's basketball- Mean Green falls to start 0-2 in Conference USA play
Denton Record Chronicle

Tulane men's basketball's guard trio leads the way in a 73-62 win over North Texas
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
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Murphy’s 2nd-half surge propels FIU past Rice in C-USA opener
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Cougars hire Tony Jeffery to coach outside receivers

USF officially hires 49ers assistant Wulff as offensive coordinator
Tampa Bay Times

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Doc- Mick Cronin needs UC, fans to step it up
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UC rolls past Rutgers 71-51, wins eighth straight

UConn keeps UCF's Sykes off his game
Orlando Sentinel

Amida Brimah Helps Power UConn To Its First AAC Win
Hartford Courant

January 11, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 10 Men's Basketball Notebook
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WKU Names Jeff Brohm 19th Head Coach of Hilltopper Football

Charlotte 49ers’ Williams heating up from outside
Charlotte Observer

From the Birmingham News
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UAB faces tough Conference USA opener with road test at Middle Tennessee
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South Alabama vs. UAB- An old rivalry is new again, this time on the football field

Raiders tip off C-USA play today at Murphy Center against UAB
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Basketball- UNT looking for better results after tough C-USA openers
Denton Record Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Chuck Landon- Home date vs. Louisville not in Cards with Petrino
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Marshall tries to improve in Texas

UTEP men's basketball- Miners looking for C-USA win against Marshall
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa's Blankenship reflects on disappointing 2013 football season
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TU Basketball Notebook

Tulane men's basketball aims for its first C-USA win Saturday against North Texas
New Orleans Times Picayune

La. Tech gears up for FIU
Shreveport Times

UCF Notes- McCrays to play in bowl, Bortles chooses agency, Glenn is all-American
Orlando Sentinel

January 10, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 9 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
Talking C-USA Basketball

Louisville basketball falters late, falls 73-67 to Memphis
Louisville Courier Journal

From the Birmingham News
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Garrick McGee dumps UAB head coaching job for assistant post at Louisville
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Garrick McGee leaves UAB after two seasons; who might be next to lead the Blazers?
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Garrick McGee leaving a win-win for him and UAB; what about Houston Nutt? (Kevin Scarbinsky)
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UAB recruits react to former head coach Garrick McGee leaving for Louisville
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UAB offensive line coach John Peterson is leaving for Akron
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UAB forward C.J. Washington on late grandmother- 'That was my heart right there'

Charlotte 49ers top UTEP in C-USA opener
Charlotte Observer

UTEP men's basketball- Miners hang around but can't corral 49ers
El Paso Times

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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5 things on C-USA as MTSU preps for debut
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Stockstill reacts to Vandy, WKU coaching situations
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MTSU's Stewart relishes open shots en route to record

Golden Hurricane run past Tulane
Tulsa World

Golden Eagles win C-USA opener
Biloxi Sun Herald

Southern Miss trumps North Texas
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tyndall agrees to new contract
Hattiesburg American

Tulane men's basketball team goes down 97-71 at Tulsa in Conference USA opener
New Orleans Times Picayune

Without Raheem Appleby, La. Tech pulls away from FAU
Shreveport Times

Lewis' 23 points lifts 'Runners to win in Conference USA debut
San Antonio Express News

Roadrunners burn Herd
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall basketball- Herd opens C-USA play with loss at UTSA
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Marshall basketball- Herd getting better on the boards

UTSA has hot hand in win over Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Despite Win Vs. Harvard, UConn Needs To Regain Confidence
Hartford Courant

From the Houston Chronicle
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Murphy’s 2nd-half surge propels FIU past Rice in C-USA opener
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UH says big sponsors are just waiting to see how teams perform

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coach George O'Leary working on contract to increase budget, assistant salaries
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UCF pep rally draws about 9,000 fans eager to celebrate marquee Fiesta Bowl win

Reports- Wulff to be USF offensive coordinator
Tampa Bay Times

Cronin- Not easy, but Cats got through fatigue
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bulls get first AAC victory against Temple
Tampa Tribune

January 9, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 8 @CUSAWBK Results & Highlights
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Oak Tree Country Club to Host C-USA Men's Golf Championship
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Conference Play for @CUSAMBK Opens Thursday
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C-USA Launches Tweetest Fan Contest

C-USA basketball- Race a mystery with new teams
El Paso Times

Charlotte 49ers need to get to know C-USA again
Charlotte Observer

January 8, 2014

From the El Paso Times
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Three UTEP basketball players released on suspicion of gambling
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Replay live coverage- UTEP officials say 3 basketball players allegedly bet on sports
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UTEP gambling scandal- NCAA strict on gambling violations

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UTEP catches players betting
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Herd starts fresh vs. C-USA
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Herd ends up rated No. 29

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane men's basketball team is finding its identity after concluding pre-conference play
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Tulane PK Cairo Santos and WR Ryan Grant land coveted NFL Combine invitation

From the Tulsa World
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Bill Haisten's C-USA Insider
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Football- TU'S Watts to play in NFLPA game

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal
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MTSU men hold off Tigers' rally
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5 Things To Know about C-USA as Lady Raiders begin new league slate tonight

Techsters host inaugural Conference USA matchup
Shreveport Times

UAB running back Darrin Reaves relied on faith in making NFL Draft decision
Birmingham News

Quarterback Shane McCarley will transfer from ODU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

FIU Panthers basketball teams, both men and women, want depth
Miami Herald

UCF finishes No. 10 in AP poll, No. 12 in coaches' poll
Orlando Sentinel

UConn Trying To Find Footing, Keep March Goals In Mind
Hartford Courant

UC tops Houston 61-60, moves to 3-0 in AAC
Cincinnati Enquirer

UH one point shy in comeback vs. Cincinnati
Houston Chronicle

January 7, 2014

Diaco Staff Features Patterson, Cummings, Poindexter, 6 More
Hartford Courant

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF running back Storm Johnson to declare for NFL draft
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Bianchi- Blake Bortles makes right decision by going to NFL
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UCF assistant Brent Key opts not to interview for Gators offensive line job

UC won't overlook Houston after UConn upset
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Left OT aside, MU loaded in next year
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Strong rebounding helps lift Herd

UAB running back Darrin Reaves skipping senior season to enter NFL Draft
Birmingham News

January 6, 2014

UCF quarterback Blake Bortles to declare for NFL draft
Orlando Sentinel

Old Dominion holds off George Mason 71-66
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Return to win column gives Herd mental lift
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Herd slows Blue Hose

Southern Miss hammers Drexel in tuneup before league play
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

UTEP men's basketball- Miners drop exhibition against Angelo State
El Paso Times

College Basketball Preview- TU
Tulsa World

UConn Trying To Find Footing, Keep March Goals In Mind
Hartford Courant

Cronin relies on youth to provide team depth
Cincinnati Enquirer

MTSU Murphy Center renovations begin Monday
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

January 5, 2014

Cougars unable to make comeback count
Houston Chronicle

UC upsets No. 18 Memphis, moves to 13-2
Cincinnati Enquirer

Nichols- SMU basketball ushers in historically significant win with 74-65 upset of No. 17 UConn
Dallas Morning News

UConn Men Fall To SMU, 74-65
Hartford Courant

Jan. 4 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa defeats Cal State Fullerton in last nonconference game
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Tulsa QB recruit enrolling early to get a head start

UAB gets 96-75 win over scrappy Newberry College, gears up for conference play
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd ends non-league play
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Chuck Landon- Marshall should get to play for title, too
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Herd looks to future

49ers break it open against N.C. A&T
Charlotte Observer

Monarchs hold off former CAA foe at the Constant Center
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Men's basketball- UNT holds off Highlanders
Denton Record Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF to host pep rally, parade at Disney to celebrate Fiesta Bowl win
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ESPN's Howard- UCF played Fiesta Bowl like team with chip on its shoulder

Column- Stockstill hopes for FSU national title
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Navy assistants Jasper, Ingram being considered for head coaching jobs
Annapolis Capital

January 4, 2014

MTSU bowl draws low local TV rating
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

Golden Eagles close non-league play against Drexel
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Chuck Landon- Marshall can win them all next year
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Herd hopes for consistency

UTSA men set to play on the road Saturday at Arkansas
San Antonio Express News

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC football parting ways with 2 coaches
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Bearcats renew rivalry with Memphis after 8 years away

UCF QB Blake Bortles received first-round grade from NFL Draft Advisory Board
Orlando Sentinel

Larry Brown And Kevin Ollie Have A Long History Of Respect
Hartford Courant

January 3, 2014

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF QB Blake Bortles will weigh NFL decision after Fiesta Bowl win
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Tyson Summers' playcalling helps UCF to Fiesta Bowl win
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UCF's George O'Leary addresses the home crowd
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UCF wows with Fiesta Bowl ratings

UAB hosts Division II Newberry College; Blazers looking to be aggressive defensively, efficient on offense
Birmingham News

Middle Tennessee head coach, linebacker apologize for Armed Forces Bowl behavior
Annapolis Capital

Sparks- Bowl wins next step for Blue Raiders
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC to play Boise State in football
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Up next for UC hoops- Memphis

From the Denton Record Chronicle
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Football- Wrapping it up at home
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Brett Vito- Breakout season changes game for UNT

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Southern Miss hosts Drexel in non-conference game
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Notebook- Southern Miss dismisses running back

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa Golden Hurricane unfazed by 4-9 start
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Lovie Smith finalizes deal as Buccaneers coach

Tulane men's basketball rallies to beat Hofstra Thursday, 61-58
New Orleans Times Picayune

UAB quarterback Austin Brown transfers to Charleston Southern
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Zips nip Herd, 59-58
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall basketball- Goard adjusts to position change
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

January 2, 2014

UCF Charges Past Baylor to Win Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, 52-42
theamerican.org

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF stuns Baylor for historic 52-42 Fiesta Bowl win to cap dream season
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UCF scores monumental Fiesta Bowl win over Baylor, proves it belongs in big leagues
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UCF receiver Rannell Hall credits offseason work with helping fuel Knights' Fiesta Bowl win
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Brotherhood among UCF receivers key component to team's success
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Videos from UCF's win in Glendale
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AAC commish says league will help UCF with Fiesta Bowl tickets
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After decade of building under George O'Leary, UCF seems primed for sustained success

CFN Bowl Central - What Just Happened?
College Football News

North Texas Crushes UNLV In Heart Of Dallas Bowl, 36-14
conferenceusa.com

From the Denton Record Chronicle
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Mean green wins
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Football- ‘Remembered forever’
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Football- Chancellor makes plays to get Mean Green going

UNT's McCarney after Heart of Dallas Bowl win- 'We'll cherish this season forever'
Dallas Morning News

Mean Green give sea of fans postseason victory to savor
San Antonio Express News

Mississippi State deals Rice bitter end to sweet season
Houston Chronicle

Pogue- Bowl incidents not a black eye for MTSU
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News-Journal

What's next for C-USA football?
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tulane men's basketball faces its final non-conference test Thursday against Hofstra
New Orleans Times Picayune

Fouls and free throws hurting Golden Hurricane
Tulsa World

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd takes Zip trip
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Chuck Landon- Cato wins vote, but Taliaferro true hero

William & Mary holds off ODU 74-68
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Bearcats top SMU, 65-57
Cincinnati Enquirer

Slumping UConn Looks For Answers
Hartford Courant

January 1, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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Rice Falls to Mississippi State in AutoZone Liberty Bowl
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Middle Tennessee falls to Navy in Armed Forces Bowl
-
Dec. 31 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap

From the Houston Chronicle
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Mississippi State flattens Owls in AutoZone Liberty Bowl
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Liberty Bowl report- Rice running game hits a wall
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Harvey- Rice’s solid season ends on bad note
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Houston shows grit in upset of No. 17 Connecticut

From the Orlando Sentinel
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George O'Leary's resume is complete with UCF in BCS

-George O'Leary talks at Fiesta Bowl media day
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UCF fans hit the road to cheer on Knights in Fiesta Bowl
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Fiesta Bowl- Baylor coach Art Briles praises UCF, coach George O'Leary
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UCF coach George O'Leary discusses Bill O'Brien's potential NFL move
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Art Briles advice to RGIII could hit home for UCF's Blake Bortles

UCF likely getting conference help for Fiesta Bowl ticket sales
CBS Sports

Fiesta Bowl notebook- Baylor’s game pace and UCF’s tougher 2014 schedule
San Antonio Express News

Heart of Dallas Bowl – UNLV vs. North Texas
College Football News

From the Denton Record Chronicle
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Football- Bowl day arrives
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Men's basketball- Mean Green rips Aggies by 20

TU Sports- For restraint at Maryland, Manning deserved gold medal
Tulsa World

Chuck Landon- Bowl pays dividend to Herd, Holliday
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Sources- UConn Football To Add Four To Staff
Hartford Courant

2013 Memories- Football finally kicked off for Charlotte 49ers
Charlotte Observer

Former ODU rival now a non-conference foe
Norfolk Virginian Pilot