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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region/National

American Athletic Conference

July 31, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Cincinnati wearing target
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Coach Rick Kobe Elected To Windsor (Vt.) High School Wall Of Fame
ecupirates.com

ECU is Virginia Tech's most intriguing nonconference game
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the East Carolinian
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Media Day hosts ECU
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McNeill, Aresco oppose autonomy
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Campers acquire ECU football experience
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Lowery finishes runner-up in home run derby
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Men’s tennis turns page
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Tailgating goes sober

AAC Agrees on Key Points
rivals.com

Punishing former Ravens fullback Vonta Leach still wants to play, staying in shape
Baltimore Sun

Hot-hitting McDonald helps River Bandits surge
Quad City Times

Beaufort Academy welcomes new football coach, athletics director
Hilton Head Island Packet

July 30, 2014

From Bonesville.net
WBVL audio- AAC Media Day clips
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American kicks off Media Day
in Newport

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

American Athletic Conference College Football Media Day
  Coach Ruff begins at 1h 41m mark
ESPN

Pirates picked 4th in AAC
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU picked to finish fourth in first AAC football season
Wilmington Star-News

Cincinnati Picked To Win AAC, ECU Picked 4th
WITN 7

Media selects Cincinnati as American Athletic Conference favorite-ECU picked 4th
WNCT 9

ECU finds out where media thinks it will finish
WCTI 12

AAC believing it has power, too; Pirates picked fourth
Henderson Daily Dispatch

Quakes' Cotton hurls two-hit shutout
MiLB.com

July 29, 2014

2014 AAC Football Media Day Coverage
ecupirates.com

ECU in play for 5-star?
247 Sports

Summer Journal: Position Battles
scout.com

Pirates participate in their first American Athletic Conference media day
WNCT 9

VIDEO- ECU fantasy campers hit field
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Justin Jones could be a big surprise for Patriots
Boston Globe

July 28, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Spied from the Crow's Nest
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Recruiting thumbnail- DB Nhyre Quinerly

Real-women-love-football
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Still time for Jones to make Sudfeld-like camp impression
Comcast SportsNet New England (blog)

C-USA Top 5- Southern Miss is top football program in league history
Biloxi Sun Herald

USF in Contention for Three-Star ECU Commit?
 
Despite being verbally committed to East Carolina, the University of South Florida is a serious threat for three-star Tallahassee (Fla.) Godby linebacker, Danny Thomas
scout.com
(sub req'd)

July 27, 2014

From WITN 7
ECU Hosts 10th Annual Women's Clinic
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Former Conley Volleyball Star One Of Four New Pirates

ECU Football continues busy weekend with women's clinic
WNCT 9

From scout.com
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Summer Journal- Five Players To Watch
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Quinerly Commits to ECU

Quinerly commits
247 Sports

10 College Football Players We Wish Could Be Traded in 2014
Bleacher Report

Asa Watson and Justin Jones Capitalizing On Opportunity To Learn
Boston.com

July 26, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Volleyball Adds Four to the 2014 Roster
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Meet The Pirates Event Scheduled For August 16th

Coach Ruff holds his annual fantasy camp
WNCT 9

From WITN 7
Pirate Fans Take Part In Fantasy Football Day
Former ECU Football Player Diagnosed With Stage Four Colon Cancer Has A Message For Others

ECU fantasy campers hit field
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Major gift helps ECU autism center expand services
Greenville Headlines

July 25, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Eric Brady Named All-America Scholar By The GCAA
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Women's Golf Recognized For Team GPA

NC College Head Coaches gather for 12th Annual Bill Dooley Chapter Pigskin Preview
W
NCT 9

ECU's Chris Johnson Practices Fully With Jets
W
ITN 7

July 24, 2014

From the East Carolinian
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Bucs in the Coastal League
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Cross Country raises bar for upcoming season
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Pirates to take shot at new playoff
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Rebuilding the front line

Diamond Bucs Conquering Summer
scout.com

Justin Hardy Will Light Up AAC with East Carolina Pirates in 2014
Rant Sports

ECU Autism Center receives crucial $1M grant
WNCT 9

East-West football on tap
Asheville Citizen-Times

Mack excited about July offers
Spartanburg Herald Journal

July 23, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Athletics, WNCT-TV Announce Television Partnership
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Luke Lowery To Participate In Cape Cod Home Run Derby

Summer Journal: Non-Conference Scheduling
scout.com

East Carolina Athletics, WNCT-TV Announce Television Partnership
W
NCT 9

2014 season preview- Five games to watch in week 2
Yahoo Sports (blog)

Player Of The Week- Drew Piscorik
WITN 7

Eddie Hicks headed to ECU Hall of Fame
Henderson Daily Dispatch

Brooks hits his stride with Scarlet Raptors
Cherry Hill Courier Post

July 22, 2014

Petar Torlak Named To NABC Honors Court
ecupirates.com

"Swinging for Shwachman" raises money, awareness for SDS
WNCT 9

Press Conference- Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer
 
Beamer comments on rivalry with the Pirates
Augusta Free Press

July 21, 2014

C-USA Top 5- Gostkowski leads league's top special teams performers
Biloxi Sun Herald

July 20, 2014

Pre-season Accolades Pile Up For Pirates
Greenville Headlines

Around Campus: ECU panel discusses bond issue
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

July 19, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Hall Of Fame To Receive Four New Members
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Pirates Spend Afternoon Assisting Habitat For Humanity
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Shane Carden Named To Walter Camp Watch List

Friday Sportscast - ECU News
WITN 7

Last year’s winner Winston, ECU’s Carden head Walter Camp Award watch list
Wilmington Star-News

Carden named to Walter Camp Award Watch List
Washington Daily News

Shane Carden named to Walter Camp Watch List
WNCT 9

Lions land WR Reese Wiggins off waivers
The Detroit News

Pirate leaders embrace social media
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

July 18, 2014

Dodson Named ECU Athletics Director of Marketing
ecupirates.com

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates aspire for winning season
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Secondary braces for overhaul
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Hardy placed on watch list
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Men’s hoops stays quiet during AAC transition
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Richmond yet to sign; explores options overseas

From WNCT 9
ECU graduate student enrollment declining
ECU Basketball goes to work for Habitat For Humanity

ECU royalty visits Washington
Washington Daily News

Summer Journal: Preparing For the Spotlight
scout.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU looks to cover shortfalls
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ECU- Faculty class load increasing

NCAA Ballpark Experience Rankings 2014
stadiumjourney.com

Patriots release WR Jeremy Johnson and WR Reese Wiggins
Patriots.com

Patriots release Jeremy Johnson and Reese Wiggins
The Providence Journal

July 17, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Shane Carden Named To Davey O'Brien Award Watch List
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Pirates Recognized As Scholar All-America Teams
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ECU Women's Tennis Lands Seven on ITA All-Academic Team

College Football Countdown | No. 54- East Carolina
USA Today

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates on display
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ECU grad program declines

2014 East Carolina Pirates Football Schedule, Prediction
Pregame.com

Oland starts with 75 at Southern Amateur
 
East Carolina's Grayson Murray fired a blistering 6-under 66 for the first-round lead
Times Record News

USM's Davis tops list of C-USA's best all-time linebackers
Biloxi Sun Herald

July 16, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Justin Hardy Named To 2014 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
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Maurice Falls Named To 2014 Butkus Award Watch List

Ranking every FBS QB situation: Nos. 1-10
NFL.com

Hardy listed on Biletnikoff Award Watch List
WNCT 9

ECU’s Hardy joins top ACC receivers on Biletnikoff Award watch list
Wilmington Star-News

Freshmen welcomed to Pirate family
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Logan says NCAA is a broken system
WRALSportsFan.com

7 NC colleges ranked among world's best universities
Greensboro News-Record

Schedule Preview- East Carolina
scout.com

10 Spot- Heisman sleepers
Sporting News

Wilmington Tigers prepare for home opener in inaugural season with Jay Ross as head coach
WWAY 3

All-Stars- Jeter sets stage, Trout steals the show
Courier-Journal

July 15, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

UCF football opponent analysis- East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

ECU's Brooks Competes In CPL All-Star Game
WITN 7

East Carolina's Falls, UNC's Otis named to Butkus top LB list for '14
Gaston Gazette

July 14, 2014

#ScoutingTheAmerican: Familiar Faces from ecupirates.com
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Southern Methodist University (SMU)
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University of Central Florida (UCF)
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University of Cincinnati
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University of Houston
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University of Memphis
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University of South Florida (USF)

Quinton Coples Comments On Chris Johnson
WITN 7

Baseball picks up two 2015 commitments
247 Sports

July 13, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Maurice Falls- Falls named to Feldman's "All-Freak" team
Rotoworld.com

Golf: Thompson to Become a Pirate
Southern Pines Pilot

East lands proven winner in new head football coach
Carolinacoastonline

July 12, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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CLC Signs 10-Year Extension with East Carolina
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Sarah Christian Summer Blog No. 1

College football- Neat video heralds ECU's arrival in American Athletic Conference
Fayetteville Observer

July 11, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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ECU eyes pass blocking role for S.C. star
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Andino to Train With Puerto Rico National Team
ecupirates.com

Summer Journal: McNeill Builds His Legacy
scout.com

McNeill talks summer, AAC
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

New Orleans Breakers Flashback- Mike Brewington (VIDEO)
ESPN 1420

C-USA Top 5- Cincinnati's Fabini tops among league's O-linemen
Biloxi Sun Herald

July 10, 2014

Jelnick, Kott Named Conference USA Scholar-Athletes
ecupirates.com

Rangers fan, brother of former Texas Tech coach, takes foul ball off
The Sporting News

Rant Sports College Football Rankings- No. 46 East Carolina Pirates
Rant Sports

Mailbag- Who will be 2014 versions of Auburn & Florida State?
FOXSports.com

NFL Analysis- Star tight ends fight identity crisis
Lyndy's Sports Annuals

Around Campus: Nursing school remains on top
The East Carolinian

July 9, 2014

From the East Carolinian
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Pursuit of continued excellence
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Lowery alters his approach
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Butts closes book on ECU career
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Pirate duo claims honors
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Student Center approved

STEPPING UP — My Take- New conference, new coach, new era for ECU baseball
Washington Daily News

Love shines at The Opening
247 Sports

Bucs Find Success in Coastal Plain League
scout.com

Former ECU player arrested
WNCT 9

C-USA Top 5- Rice's Dillard tops solid group of receivers
Biloxi Sun Herald

CFB Bowl Projections
Athlon Sports

July 8, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Athletics Announces Three-Game Football Mini-Plan
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Macy Names Crayton Jones Assistant Coach
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Carden And Hardy Named To Maxwell Award Watch List

From Greenville Headlines
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Carden and Hardy Named To Maxwell Award Watch List
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McCrory Signs Bill For New $156 Million ECU Project

Summer Journal: Who's Next?
scout.com

Power trip
 
AAC commissioner instills confidence heading into 2014 season
Washington Daily News

Quarterbacks head ACC, ECU contingent on Maxwell Award watch list
Wilmington Star News

Funds for ECU projects finalized
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 7, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

#ScoutingTheAmerican: Familiar Faces from ecupirates.com
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Tulane University
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University of Tulsa

Cotton brothers square off in Lancaster
MiLB.com

July 6, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Garrett Brooks Named To 2014 CPL All-Star Squad
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#ScoutingTheAmerican
  Monday ECU athletics will be giving the Pirate Nation an in-depth look at its future American opponents.

AAC Strength of Schedule Forecast
scout.com

East Carolina Baseball- Cliff Godwin Looks to Right Pirates' Ship
College Baseball Central

Who Will Step Up Along the New York Giants' Defensive Line?
Rant Sports

Walk this way
Durham Herald-Sun

July 5, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Pete Buscaino Named Director Of Baseball Operations
ecupirates.com

Football- ECU’s Purdie ready for freshman season
New Bern Sun Journal

White Aims to Take Next Step
scout.com

Season Opponent Preview- North Carolina Central
247 Sports (sub req'd)

July 4, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Palumbo Named ECU Assistant Coach And Recruiting Coordinator
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Golfing Trio Earns WGCA Scholar All-America Honors

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU skipper begins filling staff
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DHC standout commits to Pirates

Top pick Hoffman signs with Toronto
Albany Times Union

Jeff Hoffman, Max Pentecost sign with Blue Jays
CBC

East Carolina officially joins American Athletic Conference
WRAL

July 3, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Golfing Trio Earns WGCA Scholar All-America Honors
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Pirate Women's Basketball to Compete in Junkanoo Jam
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ECU Tabs Millington Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
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Velasquez a Finalist for John McLendon Postgraduate Scholarship

From the East Carolinian
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We’re American, at last
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ECU to fish for national title
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Pirates impress in pros
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Alumna ties ECU to Cup
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From one Godwin to another

July 2, 2014

A New Era has Begun
ecupirates.com

Conley's Packard Becomes Godwin's First Recruit At ECU
WITN 7

Conley star commits to new ECU Coach Cliff Godwin
WNCT 9

AAC commissioner welcomes East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa
Washington Daily News

Around Campus: ECU reviews building names
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

July 1, 2014

ECU Women's Basketball Adds Point Guard Toure
ecupirates.com

Football- ECU’s Hardy welcomes conference change
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU's highlights in C-USA
Greenville Daily Reflector

Summer Journal: Pirates Find Home in American
scout.com

July 31, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH parts ways with three scholarship players, another's status in doubt
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Grant Hill gives $1.25 million to Duke
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NC State basketball recruiting- Brandon Ingram tops wish list
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NC State releases nonconference basketball schedule
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Carlos Rodon dashing in Winston-Salem debut

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Buzz at the Ballpark- Rodon works solid inning in CL debut
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Appalachian, Satterfield eager for fresh start
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Deacs will start preseason camp Friday morning

A preseason guide to college football in North Carolina
Greensboro News-Record

War & Games- Ex-pilot heads Redskins special teams
Fayetteville Observer

As Weird as It Sounds, South Carolina Is Getting Too Much Preseason Hype in 2014
Bleacher Report

UCLA drying out flooded Pauley Pavilion
USA Today

Duke out to prove division title was no fluke
Roanoke Times

Clemson, Auburn agree to home-and-home football series
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

UTSA blueprint paves way for ODU, Charlotte
Monroe News Star

UNCW athletics marches on as Miller departs
Wilmington Star-News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Spurrier and Swinney have a laugh or two as they help raise money for charities
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Urban Meyer’s wife is wrong to call Gators, SEC fans ‘dirty and mean'

Campus: America's Top Colleges 2014
F
orbes.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin- ‘I’m coming back 10 times harder’
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Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Star Lotulelei looking for improvement in Year 2
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Mr. Anonymous, Travelle Wharton, has his day
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Five storylines as the Charlotte 49ers start their second season
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NASCAR penalizes Denny Hamlin, Sprint Cup team

July 30, 2014

NCAA settles concussion suits with $70M fund
CBS Sports

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules
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Campbell football picked to finish 7th in conference poll
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Triangle football coaches show off their six-packs
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UNC basketball recruiting- Names to know in the 2015 and 2016 classes
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Duke basketball recruiting- names to know for the classes of 2015 and 2016
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Canes’ Eric Staal has minor surgery

UNC building on surge that capped last season
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers rookie guard Trai Turner acts, plays like a veteran
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Fowler- Zordich excited for another chance
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 2015 crew chief will come from his organization
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49ers QB Johnson trying to build on freshman success
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Charlotte 49ers football- Observations from Wednesday
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App. State takes strong close into ’14
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UNC preseason practice preview- Quarterback
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Wildlife license fees in N.C. set to increase Friday

Evaluating the Redskins as training camp resumes
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Redskins' Murphy hustles to carve a role for himself
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C-USA has benefitted from Banowsky's leadership

Virginia coach Mike London stays optimistic as daunting season looms
Hampton Roads Daily Press

College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik's attorney releases video to dispute assault allegations
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Dabo makes peace with Spurrier
Columbia (SC) State

Stephen A. Smith Suspension Exposes ESPN’s Bigger Problem
Variety

July 29, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden believes in hard practices, delegating responsibility
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Duke basketball recruiting- names to know for the classes of 2015 and 2016
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Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson opens as 9-point underdog, South Carolina starts as 10.5-point favorite on opening weekend
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USC looking for 'bigger' things from Moore

Gamecocks football- Five key positions in transition
Columbia (SC) State

Injury-Free Schoettmer Eager For Carolina Football Campaign
 
Schoettmer says one of the driving forces for his offseason motivation is the sour memory of the defensive debacle against East Carolina last season
Chapelboro.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers OT Byron Bell taking a swing at the left side
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Panthers protecting Newton
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MRI on Panthers rookie WR Kelvin Benjamin shows only bone bruise
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Charlotte 49ers hope seasoning will fix 2013 defensive woes

Redskins get more physical as second week of training camp begins | VIDEO
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Highlights and sidelights from Monday’s activity at Redskins camp
Richmond Times Dispatch

ODU's Broderick named to influential NCAA committee
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Gordon shows he still has a lot left
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Hamilton- Sedgefield course alone enough to sell the Wyndham

2014 CFN Preview - Louisville Cardinals 
Welcome to the ACC, Louisville, and welcome back to your head coach

College Football News

Michigan AD- NCAA facing 'tumultuous' period
CBS Sports

July 28, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Greg Hardy- I hate I've been a distraction to team
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Sorensen- Hardy misses a chance to apologize
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Jeff Gordon wins Crown Royal 400 at Brickyard
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UNC’s Meeks shows off weight loss, windmill dunk
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DeCock- ACC’s Swofford exhales at end of long, pivotal year
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Carl Edwards leaving Roush Fenway
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Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Ten takeaways from ACC Kickoff- No. 1, Everyone’s energized by FSU’s title
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Ten takeaways from ACC Kickoff- No. 2, Winston still has some learning and maturing to do
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Ten takeaways from ACC Kickoff- No. 3, Tar Heels aren’t distracted by NCAA return
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UNCW's Tart never fully recovered from Tommy John surgery

Cotchery ready to help Panthers
Winston Salem Journal

Redskins practice lottery draws cheers, boos
Richmond Times Dispatch

Redskins fan turns autographs into tattoos
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 27, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers camp- ‘Old head’ Cotchery also wants to make plays
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Sorensen- Stewart becoming a punch line
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Indianapolis holds special place for Tony Stewart
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Charlotte soccer friendly brings World Cup feel
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Charlotte 49ers face familiar schedule
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Carolinas college football teams at a glance

South Carolina football- A game-by-game breakdown of 2014 schedule
Shreveport Times

La. Tech AD, C-USA coaches think Bulldogs are on the rise under Skip Holtz
Shreveport Times

Herd RB Grooms dismissed
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Herd's Grooms arrested for burglary, 3 misdemeanors
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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After long journey, Redskins' Gruden gets his chance
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C-USA chief- Athletics are facing big changes
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ODU ties ticket sales record, but tickets still available
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N.C. receiver becomes first 2016 Va. Tech commitment

ODU favors need-based approach to enhanced sports scholarships
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Canes’ new coach low-key, but ready for challenge
Raleigh News & Observer

North Carolina Football- A fast start to 2014 is a must
CLNS Radio (blog)

Ten takeaways from ACC Kickoff- No. 4, Nobody has any idea who will win the Coastal
Wilmington Star-News

Sun Belt ready for next class of quarterbacks to show out
Monroe News Star

More Big Ten games coming to Yankee Stadium?
CBS Sports

July 26, 2014

North Carolina QB wonders why players demand more compensation from NCAA?
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Georgia frosh LB Bellamy charged with DUI
CBS Sports

Texas Football: Longhorns Misspell Texas in Media Guide
Lost Letterman

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes’ Josh Wesley carries on hockey tradition
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Drescher- The Great Zamperini was unbroken, undented and undaunted
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Tyler Thornton to join Marquette staff

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton, Benjamin impress at Panthers Fan Fest
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Fans impressed with stadium features
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Hornets re-sign point guard Jannero Pargo
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NASCAR- Win at Indy would have double meaning for Matt Kenseth
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Ravens embrace Steve Smith's toughness, bold nature

Training camp offers glimpses of Redskins' new-look offense
Roanoke Times

July 25, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Area coaches crack one-liners, talk football at annual Pigskin Preview
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UNC-CH announces program to help athletes complete degrees
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Despite injuries, Byrd still seen as Wolfpack leader

ACC Basketball- "Complete Carolina" to help former athletes finish their degrees
Fayetteville Observer

Pigskin preview gives Triangle football fans a look at new season
WNCN

Coaches come together at Pigskin Preview
WRALSportsFan.com

Tajh & Sammy are gone, but Clemson will still be fantastic
College Football News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hamilton- Fedora aware of the opportunity UNC has
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Appalachian's Blair eagerly embracing 2nd chance
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Sun Belt Football Media Day- App State notes
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WSSU picked to win Southern Division
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Brickyard win still a coveted prize

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Why the Gamecocks are projected to be better without Connor Shaw, Jadeveon Clowney and Bruce Ellington
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'Energetic' Spurrier begins his 10th season
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Charleston Southern third, Coastal Carolina No. 1 in Big South football preseason poll

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers disappointed in Greg Hardy, but no discipline imminent
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Cam Newton back, Jonathan Stewart out as Panthers start camp
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The Panthers fan experience will be bigger, faster and louder

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Redskins open training camp amid rain
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C-USA's goal is to be the best of mid-majors
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Coker uses ODU's rise as blueprint to build program

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Tim Sands gives Virginia Tech another president engaged in athletics
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Rainy start to Redskins' training camp in Richmond | VIDEO
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CAA's Yeager awaits details, implementation of new NCAA governance model

Sun Belt commissioner expresses faith in ‘Power 5’
Baton Rouge Advocate

July 24, 2014

For new Redskins coach Jay Gruden, camp's devil is in the details
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes’ top draft pick hopes to make NHL quickly
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Millbrook linebacker commits to NC State
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NC State football adds series with West Virginia
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Jameis Winston highlights preseason All-ACC team

Football- Heels hope high-octane offense leads to wins
New Bern Sun Journal

C-USA commish sees bright future in changing times ahead
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Talking points- Obvious topics on table at C-USA Media Day
The Daily News Journal

Banowsky- C-USA favors cost-of-attendance scholarships
Hattiesburg American

2014 Marshall Thundering Herd Football Schedule & Preview
Pregame.com

Heinicke makes a name for himself in C-USA
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot


USA Today

2014 Summer Position Rankings- Virginia Tech's Top 5 Wide Receivers
Fighting Gobbler

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers rules out more public cash
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Panthers' Olsen ready to silence doubters
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Point guard Roberts becomes a Hornet all over again
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Hornets' Walker expects big boost from Stephenson
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Blow up 2015 NASCAR schedule- No one can light match

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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No Clowney, no problem- Gamecocks' defensive line has something to prove
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SoCon football ready for new era

From the Greensboro News-Record
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UNC Tar Heels aim to reverse last season’s football start
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West rallies late, salvages 10-10 tie against East

July 23, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Tennessee, West Virginia to play college football game in Charlotte in 2018
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Charlotte's Brenton Bersin hopes to reach NFL dream
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Hornets' Cody Zeller is added to U.S. Select squad
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49ers coach Brad Lambert searches for roster balance

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell orders second investigation of Coach Doug Wojcik
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SoCon announces digital network, TV deal

John Klein- College Football Playoff is "the four best teams"
Tulsa World

2014 North Carolina Tar Heels Football Schedule & Preview
Pregame.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC Now- Elijah Hood already impressing Larry Fedora, teammates
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Carolina Hurricanes prospects start development camp
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At Middle Creek, former Miss North Carolina fulfills her coaching dream

Optimism high, expectations low as Wolfpack looks to rebound from 2013 disaster
Wilmington Star-News

Mountaineers embrace Sun Belt challenge
Winston Salem Journal

New-look C-USA has lots to talk about at Media Day
The Tennessean

In its short history, ODU football has surely evolved
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

LSU shows off nearly complete south end zone expansion of Tiger Stadium
Baton Rouge Advocate

Who's in and who's out with the Redskins
Roanoke Times

New Orleans Bowl undergoes changes in 2014
The Daily Advertiser

Mountain West football notebook- Commissioner sees path into playoff picture
Fresno Bee

Baseball- Schmid selects Appalachian State
New Bern Sun Journal

July 22, 2014

From CBS Sports
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Big 12 commish rips NCAA, says 'cheating pays'
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Big 12 behind 8-ball

Big 12 commissioner sees 'lot of change' coming to college athletics
Houston Chronicle

UNC's Fedora brushes off NCAA probe
Fayetteville Observer

Virginia Tech Football- How Have Conference Changes Affected
Gobbler Country

Va. Tech's Beamer anxious to end QB competition
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Prosecutor- hearing in UNC agents case on hold
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FSU runaway favorite in ACC; Duke finishes high in preseason poll
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For UNC, time is now to make move in 'wide open' Coastal Division
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Duke football- Coach David Cutcliffe has a plan for repeating as ACC Coastal Division champs
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DeCock- Absent from Greensboro, QB Brissett central to Wolfpack's hopes

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Three rule changes to remember for the 2014 college football season
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FSU's Fisher turns to the all-time greats for guidance on defending title

From the Winston Salem Journal
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FSU picked to repeat as ACC champion
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Hamilton- Petrino says he's older and wiser
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West girls triumph

Despite Coastal title, Duke still has something to prove … but not to itself
Wilmington Star-News

July 21, 2014

Swofford noncommittal about continuing NCAA drama at UNC
Wilmington Star-News

ACC commissioner expects five power conferences to gain autonony from NCAA
Fayetteville Observer

From the Roanoke Times
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ACC commissioner expects more freedom for Big 5
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Unheralded Hokies ready to shatter stereotypes

Football | Hokies- Overlook us at your peril
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Willie Byrn wants Virginia Tech to think bigger than ACC
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Teel Time- Swofford sounds hard line on ACC, Maryland court fight

From the Greensboro News-Record
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ACC football- Big Four questions
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New era, new hopes for ACC football
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Hardin- With Seminoles' title, ACC stakes a claim

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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FSU football- Can any ACC team compete with the Seminoles?
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Lack of respect doesn’t surprise or faze Duke football
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UNC QB Marquise Williams wants to change ‘basketball school’ label
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NC State Wolfpack looks to rebound from humbling 2013
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DeCock- ACC TV network makes sense, but no slam dunk
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Duke and UNC look west for top recruit Ivan Rabb
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Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major
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McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket
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Norway's Kristoff wins Tour stage; Nibali leads

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets fall in summer league semifinal
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6-year-old's wish come true lands him on ESPN

Coaches pick UL-Lafayette to win Sun Belt
Baton Rouge Advocate

John Klein- Boone Pickens OSU gift ignited football building boom
Tulsa World

July 20, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- It’s football season again already?
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ACC football kickoff 2014- What you need to know
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Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open

Predicting the 2014 SEC Football Season- South Carolina Gamecocks
Roll 'Bama Roll

From the Charlotte Observer
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Stephenson could be the all-star Jordan envisioned for Hornets
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Panthers- 10 questions with practice days away
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Hornets- Three starting spots up for grabs in camp

From CBS Sports
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ACC denied use of helmet cams, 2-way radios
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Proposal gives more weight to power leagues
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Board relents, brings NCAA back from abyss

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW legend Brett Blizzard gaining new basketball reputation
Brett’s preseason football All-ACC, poll ballot

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Top coaching values in SEC and ACC- Steve Spurrier, Dabo Swinney among best
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How Clemson and South Carolina fared on the 15 summer watch lists
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Five Things to Watch at ACC Media Days the next two days

Answers coming when league meets on Tobacco Road
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Redskins gear up for second training camp in Richmond
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Brandi Chastain among those who want to remove heading from youth soccer

Appalachian 7th in Sun Belt poll
Winston Salem Journal

July 19, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC football- RB T.J. Logan ready for bigger role
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Twists, turns lead linebacker Ty Linton from UNC to NC State
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NCAA sets vote on modified governance proposal
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After 49 years, high school fan Marvin Jarman is still Mr. Rose

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jordan to Stephenson- Learn when to ‘calm down’
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BofA Stadium update 07.14.14
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Panthers' Rivera emphasizes power of education

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- Solutions for Doug Wojcik mess that might cost the College of Charleston an entire season
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College of Charleston coach back out recruiting
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ESPN, Comcast reach deal to carry SEC Network

McIlroy builds 4-shot lead
Winston Salem Journal

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Teel Time- ACC Coastal Division remains baffling after last season's near 5-way tie
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Teel Time- ACC's Swofford on NCAA reform, league finances, development of cable channel

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia Tech sets preseason schedule, including Fan Appreciation Day Aug. 9
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Countdown to the ACC Kickoff, No. 2- The offensive line
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4 Redskins practices will require tickets

Football | Va. Tech opener against W&M moved
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 18, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets’ ‘Big 3-’ How do Jefferson, Walker, Stephenson stack up?
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Newton works with other Panthers on chemistry
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Jeff Gordon looking for 5th win at Brickyard
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PJ Hairston leads Hornets in summer league rout
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CBS won't dictate use of Redskins name on the air
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C-USA reaches broadcast deal for more TV games

ODU football, CAA football and basketball in new TV deals
Hampton Roads Daily Press

All Old Dominion football games will be televised in 2014
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Winston Salem Journal
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McIlroy grabs first-round lead
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Jones, 18, breaks through ahead of Nationwide debut
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ANALYSIS- Hornets have their first "Big Three" since 1998
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Former Olympian Burke still has competitive fire burning at 74

Gamecocks picked over Georgia to win the SEC East
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Slive- Schools should handle in-house violations
CBS Sports

July 17, 2014

FSU’s Winston heads slim list of ACC candidates for Davey O’Brien Award
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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BCS director explains College Football Playoffs selection process at SEC Media Days
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Clemson gets a constant reminder
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Missouri's Pinkel on up-tempo offenses endangering players- 'It's fiction'
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Wojcik's future remains unclear Basketball practice begins in 2 months

N.C. State coaches rescue girl from car wreck
CBS Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets, Stephenson roll dice with deal
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Hardy’s status with Panthers, NFL remains unclear

Hardy facing uncertain future
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Soccer community mourns the loss of ex-Wolfpack standout Farouk Bseiso
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UNC QB Marquise Williams not reading too much into media day appearance
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Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs
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International League stars shine brighter in 7-3 victory in Triple-A All Star game in Durham
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With golf’s lads in Liverpool, the British Open stage is set
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Canes assign new duties, titles to front-office staff members
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Marcoux hired as Canes' goalie coach

UNCW budget grows cautiously for '14-15
Wilmington Star-News

Countdown to the ACC Kickoff, No. 4- Trey Edmunds or Marshawn Williams or
Roanoke Times

Wednesday's college and local roundup- ODU picked fifth in
Hampton Roads Daily Press

40-year-old NFL cheerleader; golf cart as weapon?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 16, 2014

Spurrier as good as ever
CBS Sports

Spurrier's 'talking season' mixes digs, praise
Dothan Eagle

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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It's time for Steve Spurrier's Gamecocks to win the SEC East
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Dylan Thompson shares what he learned at Manning Passing Academy

South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson ready to 'pack his
al.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers Greg Hardy guilty of assaulting female, communicating threats
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Fowler- Hardy stained by crazy day in court
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Sources- Charlotte Hornets pursuing Indiana free agent Lance Stephenson
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Charlotte Hornets- Steve Clifford says team shouldn’t force-feed minutes to rookie Noah Vonleh

WVU FOOTBALL- Mountaineers, Virginia Tech to renew series
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia Tech, West Virginia will open 2017 season at FedEx Field
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Tech tailback Edmunds ready to go full speed

Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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With the season close, Duke football players counting down the days
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UNC's Cunningham says school working to 'move forward'


USA TODAY

John Torres- Soccer in US catches on ... very ... slowly
Florida TODAY

July 15, 2014

As football fests begin, ranking the FBS conferences
USA TODAY

Ranking Conferences by Quarterback Play
Saturday Blitz

ACC linebackers on both Butkus, Lombardi award watch lists
Wilmington Star-News

Marshall extends coach Holliday through 2017
CBS Sports

Vernon Hargreaves- 'I'm still learning to be a leader'
FOX Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cody Zeller looked quite rusty in first summer-league appearance
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Fowler- Hornets haven’t gotten better
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Celtics' Stevens used to babysit Zeller
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Trial for Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy set to proceed Tuesday
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World Cup’s 11 most impressive players leave lasting impression
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Derek Jeter, an All-Star for the last time
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Emmert paid $1.7 million as NCAA revenues increase

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina No. 2, Clemson No. 4 in national recruiting rankings
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Slive urges cable providers to add new SEC Network

Slive pushes for Big Five autonomy
Greenville Daily Reflector

College football players will go for the gold
New Orleans Times Picayune

ESPN sets schedule for playoff selection show
Tulsa World

July 14, 2014

Five things to watch as SEC Media Days begin
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup
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Messi's World Cup ends on a bitter note
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Klose adds World Cup title to scoring record
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Messi wins award as best player at World Cup
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Kramer head injury revives concussion concern
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Hornets rookie Vonleh racks up rebounds, fouls
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Pelicans point guard Roberts to sign with Hornets
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Keselowski wins NASCAR’s Camping World 301

July 13, 2014

UNC professor blasts university and its athletic heroes in defense of Rashad McCants
YAHOO! Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets lose Gordon Hayward, but add Marvin Williams
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Hornets, Cavs complete deal
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Washburn- At least set the PJ Hairston story at Trader Joe’s
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Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd
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Revived Ford out to end NASCAR title drought
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LeBron- World Cup 'bigger' than NBA finals

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Loew needs validation that World Cup title would bring
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Healthy Vickers eyes another Loudon win
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Inbee Park has slim lead in Women's British Open

World Cup 2018: Russia can replace Brazil; Can Fox Sports replace ESPN?
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

New NCAA concussion safety guidelines welcomed by football coaches, athletic trainers
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Report- Mack Brown to debut as ESPN analyst
Houston Chronicle

South Carolina's top 10 important players- No. 1, Dylan Thompson
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

July 12, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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LeBron James 'just lifted a whole state by himself,' Cavaliers coach David Blatt says
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LeBron James tells world in heartfelt letter- 'I'm coming home'
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How LeBron fits: James will emphasize defense to younger players

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets' Hairston- ‘I didn’t know’ about agent’s status
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Hornets’ top draft picks have brutal debuts
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LeBron James proves you can go home again, and good for him
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Cam Newton’s little brother earning his stripes

From the Winston Salem Journal
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For James, the call of home wins out
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Kyle Busch continues trend of fast pole runs
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Magical Messi or united Germany?
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Unheralded Martin leads Women's British Open

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU plans bigger, better facility for move to FBS
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ODU football stadium study likely to begin later this summer

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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C of C should pay Wojcik and move on
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South Carolina's top 10 important players- No. 2, Mike Davis

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former Wolfpack pitcher Carlos Rodon signs with White Sox
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UNC guard Marcus Paige on his return, spending more time at shooting guard and being more comfortable
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Report- Auburn QB Marshall cited for possession of marijuana

Yow undeterred by ’Pack's year
Greenville Daily Reflector

Mazey never forgot region during travels in baseball
The Tribune-Democrat

July 11, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets’ Hairston- Chance meeting led to car swap with Gordon
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NASCAR- Chase heat increases for winless drivers
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Stephenson is not an alternative to Hayward
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Clifford- Losing McRoberts ‘a hit’ for Hornets

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hairston- "I'm still growing up"
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Deacs’ non-league basketball schedule set

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC trying to keep up with the Joneses
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South Carolina's top 10 important players- No. 3, Brison Williams

50 things to look forward to with 50 days to college football kickoff
Hampton Roads Daily Press

July 10, 2014

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Former College of Charleston player Bart Benton kept 'diary' of Coach Wojcik's behavior
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Gamecocks will be represented by three senior leaders at SEC Media Days
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South Carolina's top 10 most important players- No. 4, J.T. Surratt
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Gamecocks kicker Elliott Fry on Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award Watch List
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Clemson sells out season-ticket allotment for 2014 football season

Football- Cooper a crucial part of Gamecocks' offense
New Bern Sun Journal

North Carolina football countdown to 2014 ACC season- Tar Heels
The Post-Standard

UNC linebacker Lipford entering NFL Supplemental draft
Wilmington Star-News

UNC Defensive Line Features Trifecta of Depth, Talent and
Chapelboro.com

50 days to kickoff, 50 questions and answers
The Sporting News

Messi, Argentina Finally In Final On Penalty Kicks
Hartford Courant

NCAA President calls for 'scholarships for life'
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 9, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons land big man from Greece
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Wolfpack will have new look in 2014-15
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Total domination- Germany shows no mercy, routs Brazil in semis
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COMMENTARY- Zeller must improve for Hornets to improve

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC Insider - Wolfpack will need team effort to replace Warren
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Putting the 'NC' in 'UNCW' basketball
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Hoops (M) - UNCW staff gears up for July recruiting period

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Williams, ex-Tar Heel, set to visit Hornets
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Hornets make their pitch to Gordon Hayward

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Moore on verge of being Gamecocks' best defender
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Hull has been silent on Wojcik

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Man hired to defend Redskins name quits after 2 weeks
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Comment on Redskins name gets man arrested
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Sleeping Yankees fan sues ESPN announcers

July 8, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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P.J. Hairston apologizes to Hornets, fans for ‘this distraction’
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Fowler- Hairston's rough history continues
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McCants back on radio along with former UNC learning specialist Mary Willingham
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Charlotte Hornets lose free agent Josh McRoberts to the Miami Heat
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NASCAR- Sport’s top teams form alliance
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Without Neymar, attack not the focus for Brazil
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NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Hairston charged with assaulting youth at Durham YMCA
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Last of lacrosse suits settled

Video- Pickup game turns into legal matter for PJ Hairston
Greensboro News Record

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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C of C's McConnell undecided on Wojcik
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Gamecocks tailback Mike Davis named to Maxwell Award Watch List
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South Carolina's top 10 most important players- No. 6, Shaq Roland

July 7, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets P.J. Hairston in pickup game altercation
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South America, Europe to face off in already memorable World Cup

P.J. Hairston involved in altercation at Durham YMCA
Durham Herald-Sun

Altercation an ominous sign for troubled former UNC star and new Hornets draftee Hairston
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC reaches out to McCants
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What a final! Djokovic tops Federer at Wimbledon
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Almirola pilots No.43 to rain-shortened Daytona win

Phil Steele Projects Vols To Make Bowl Game
All For Tennessee

Deja Blue- National magazines predict MTSU bowl, no title
Murfreesboro Daily News-Journal

With VCU's 2011 Final Four run leading way, Rams athletics on rise
Hampton Roads Daily Press

July 6, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Argentina back in semis for first time since 1990
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Neymar- World Cup dream still alive
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Federer-Djokovic matchup surprisingly uncommon

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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5 Things- Federer, Djokovic in Wimbledon final
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Analyzing the Canes- Are they playoff ready?
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Former UNC basketball player McCants says he hasn’t spoken with NCAA

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC trying to keep up with the Joneses
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Cougars' Wojcik won't quit

Hot tickets- Which area CFB games are most, least expensive for 2014
Houston Chronicle

July 5, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Federer, Djokovic to meet in final
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Brazil beats Colombia 2-1 to reach semifinals
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Kahne nips Smith for Nationwide win

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Gilliland lands pole for Coke Zero 400 at Daytona
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Brown, Duke putting 2013 football run in the past

From the College Football News
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2014 No. Texas Preview | What You Need To Know
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2014 Southern Miss Preview | What You Need To Know

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clowney eviction notice settled
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Lots of pressure put on sophomore safety Elder
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South Carolina's top 10 important players- No. 9, Cody Waldrop

From the Charlotte Observer
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AP Source- Cavaliers meet with agent for James
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks to stay strong at Daytona
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Tom Higgins, NASCAR’s storyteller, will have story told in Hall of Fame

July 4, 2014

Maybe this UNC investigation will finally bring out the truth … and end a sad saga
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Orange County DA drops felony charge against Nyang'oro in UNC case
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College presidents say no to unions for athletes
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Former UNC player Graves' deferred prosecution typical deal, DA says
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Canes bring back defenseman Tim Gleason with 1-year deal
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Goal! Magic mix making World Cup score-fest- how-

From the Charlotte Observer
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Red, white, boom
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Top shot-blocker Bachynski among 14 on Hornets’ summer-league roster
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Bouchard gives Canada a Slam finalist at Wimbledon

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Streaking Braves have won seven straight games
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War hero, Olympian Louis Zamperini dies at 97

July 3, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Jacobs- NCAA return could provide resolution for UNC
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Fired NCCU football coach sues, seeking to reclaim job
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Canes agree to one-year deals with McClement, Boychuk, Nemisz

From the Charlotte Observer
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Wells Fargo Championship gets temporary date change
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Top shot-blocker Bachynski among 14 on Hornets’ summer-league roster
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No Wimbledon repeat for Murray, beaten by Dimitrov

Football- UNC-C RB Watkins ready for action
New Bern Sun Sentinel

Most underrated coaches
247 Sports

July 2, 2014

From USA Today
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U.S. falls to Belgium in extra time
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Why USMNT has plenty of promise
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Tim Howard deserved better | Secretary of Defense
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What we learned from USA’s tough loss to Belgium

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Mary Willingham files suit against UNC-Chapel Hill
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Quiet day for Hurricanes as NHL free agency begins
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Nadal, Sharapova lose; Serena leaves with illness

From the Charlotte Observer
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Agent- Hornets allow McRoberts to be ‘player he can be’
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Wolfpack, Mississippi State Bulldogs agree to home-and-home in football

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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College of Charleston's Doug Wojcik could face probation, counseling for alleged verbal abuse
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Venables, Clemson assistants earn raises

Wake Forest to begin construction on new indoor practice facility in August
Greensboro News-Record

Teel Time- Florida State, Virginia, Notre Dame headline ACC's 2013-14
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ODU's football team has so far recruited very well
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Catching up with 10 years of FBS conference movement
sportingnews.com

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Appalachian State celebrates its first day in Sun Belt Conference
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Sun Belt primer- A look at members in Appalachian State's new league

From the Louisville Courier Journal
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U of L joins ACC on league's 'landmark' day
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Louisville caught ACC’s eye long time ago

Rutgers officially joins Big Ten
philly.com

July 1, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA reopens investigation at UNC over academic misconduct
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UNC athletic, academic case not over yet, nor is it anywhere close
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Canes quiet as NHL free agency begins
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RailHawks coach says US has favorable draw vs. Belgium
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US says Jozy Altidore available to play vs Belgium
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Germany survives Algeria 2-1 in extra time
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At wet Wimbledon, Murray, Djokovic near rematch
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USA Baseball begins five-game series

NCAA reopening UNC investigation
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Wilmington Star-News
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NCAA coming back to Chapel Hill to continue 2011 investigation
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State completes ‘trade’ by hiring Auburn pitching coach

From the Charlotte Observer
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U.S. World Cup fans may find reason to hate Belgium
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Confidence in the cage- U.S. counts on Howard
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Olympic gold-medal swimmer Tyler Clary to try his hand in a race car at Charlotte Motor Speedway
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Appalachian State to complete move to Football Championship Series
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McKillop on Davidson move to A-10- ‘A big-league leap’
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Southern Conference regroups as powers depart

Mountaineers moving up, hoping football success will continue
Winston Salem Journal

Ed Hardin- In Louisville, ACC gets a school and a city
Greensboro News-Record

How College Football's Realignment Craze Has Affected Travel
Bleacher Report

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina a hotbed for U.S. talent in the World Cup
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South Carolina opponent preview- South Alabama hoping for Sun Belt title in 2014
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Clemson opponent preview No. 11- A tune-up before you-know-who visits Death Valley

From the College Football News
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2014 WVU Preview | What You Need To Know
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2014 Marshall Preview | What You Need To Know

ODU dismisses standout wide receiver Larry Pinkard
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 31, 2014

From theamerican.org
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American Prepares For Successful Future Following Productive Summer Kickoff
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Power In The Present
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Social Media Recap From Football Media Day


USA Today

Have a lobster and go to war. The AAC's quest to forge a college football 'Power 6'
SB Nation

Forecasting the AAC
New Bern Sun Journal

Is UCF part of a sixth power conference?
Florida Today

USF Bulls 2014 Pre-Season Preview- Part II - USF's Offense
BCSNN

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football tied for ninth in preseason American Athletic Conference poll
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Transcript from Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson's American Athletic Conference Media Day interview

From the Tulsa World
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John Klein- Winning is the only way for AAC to climb among power conferences
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John Klein- Justin Fuente says hometowns of Tulsa, Memphis very similar

From philly.com
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Rhule likes Walker in huddle
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Owls' Matakevich wants more wins

American Conference approves plans to enhance stature in "power conference conversation"
Dallas Morning News

UCF football to tackle key questions when preseason camp opens Thursday
Orlando Sentinel

UConn's Tuck Granted Medical Waiver; 3 Years Of Eligibility Left
Hartford Courant

BYU Football Scheduling- Movement for 2015
Vanquish The Foe

Size won't matter for young Bearcats – skill will
Cincinnati Enquirer

July 30, 2014

Cincinnati Tabbed As 2014 Favorite In Preseason Media Poll
theamerican.org

American Athletic Conference Media Day Recap
Saturday Blitz

Cincinnati picked over Central Florida in preseason AAC poll
CBS Sports

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC Bearcats picked to win AAC football title
Tuberville on UC being picked to win AAC
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Bearcats quarterback Munchie Legaux primed for comeback
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Evan Mallory chooses UC Bearcats over Louisville
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Mike Aresco: AAC is not threatened by autonomy

From the Orlando Sentinel
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American counts on receivers to help it earn share of national spotlight
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UCF football players give mixed reactions to AAC preseason football media poll
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UCF football picked second in American Athletic Conference preseason poll

Is UCF part of a sixth power conference?
Florida Today

From the Tulsa World
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AAC- TV deal is with ESPN, CBS Sports
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John Klein- AAC comes out swinging to be a sixth power league
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AAC football- Team-by-team breakdown
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Tulsa picked to finish last in American Athletic Conference

From the Hartford Courant
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Another AAC Trophy? Aresco Might Be Top Cheerleader In Nation
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Once A WR, Tulane's Lorenzo Doss Makes Impact On Defense
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Diaco Can't Wait To Get Started
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Football Playoff Director Certain New System Will Be Success
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AAC Notebook- UCF's Name Recognition Got Fiesta Bowl Boost
Watch- UConn Football, AAC Media Day
Watch- Bob Diaco's Excitement Building

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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New league, new stadium give Tulane new reason for optimism
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Tulane's Yulman football stadium gets turf surface this week
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What do you think about Tulane's new football helmet design?
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New Orleans native QB Munchie Legaux hopes to return from a gruesome 2013 knee injury for Cincinnati
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Tulane coach Curtis Johnson calls the American a 'power conference' and relishes the challenge of playing 'the best'
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Tulane QB Nick Montana makes 'In Danger of Losing Their (starting) job' list

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Tulane picked to finish ninth in the AAC
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Four downs- American Athletic Conference media days
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AAC notes- UCF’s George O’Leary should feel at home in Ireland

American's Aresco- Don't label us a 'have-not'
CBS Sports

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU football hopes to go back to basics, do what it does best
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AAC Notebook- Commissioner says league deserves to be one of power conferences, can prove it
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SMU ranked fifth in American Athletic Conference preseason poll

From the Tampa Bay Times
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USF bulks up for new football season
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Newport news- USF media day notes
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With each catch, USF's Andre Davis honors a fallen friend
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Cincinnati gets preseason nod in American

From the Tampa Tribune
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Taggart- No shortcuts to rebuilding USF program
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USF picked to finish sixth in American by media
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USF Notes- Bulls glad Mathies is reinstated

From philly.com
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Temple out to exceed expectations
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Media poll- Temple 8th in AAC

Levine & Co. looking to put UH's youthful experience to good use
Houston Chronicle

Hurricane Begins New Era in American Athletic Conference
Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers

Media Days Come To Rhode Island
GoLocalProv

July 29, 2014

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Clambake kicks off AAC gathering for Wave
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American Athletic Conference football capsules
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Five questions in the American Athletic Conference
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Turf being installed at Tulane’s new stadium

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson in Rhode Island, ready for American Athletic Conference Media Day
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Tulane nabs a big commitment in Acadiana athlete Malik Eugene
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Sun Herald ranks Tulane's 1998 football season the best in Conference USA history

Tuberville- AAC media day should move around
Cincinnati Enquirer

AAC Football Media Day On Courant.Com
Hartford Courant

From the Dallas Morning News
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Report- Emmanuel Mudiay cleared by NCAA, will still play overseas instead of at SMU
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SMU lands Virginia Tech transfer Ben Emelogu

American Athletic Conference Teams Converge for Media Kickoff
gotigersgo.com

Tigers hope for breakthrough in second AAC year
Memphis Commercial Appeal
(sub req'd)

July 28, 2014

From the Tulsa World
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AAC basketball is good but football is essential to survival
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John Klein- Tulsa football schedule in the spring?

Tuberville's vacation a sign of confidence in UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

July 27, 2014

Jacobs Named Associate Commissioner for Women's Basketball
theamerican.org

From the College Football News
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2014 USF Preview | What You Need To Know
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2014 Memphis Preview | What You Need To Know
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2014 Tulsa Preview | What You Need To Know

Cincinnati ranked No. 39 in college football for 2014
247 sports

Fantasy camp offers fans a day on UC football team
Cincinnati Enquirer

Florida LB commits to Temple
philly.com

Former Tulane athletic director Sandy Barbour hired to lead Penn State
New Orleans Times Picayune

Fall practice preview- Tulsa
Tulsa World

July 26, 2014


USA Today

Three SMU media day storylines to follow- What will June Jones say next-; QB controversy brewing
Dallas Morning News

UConn Men's Basketball Stars Coming Out For Jim Calhoun Game
Hartford Courant

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF, FSU basketball set to meet in 2014 nonconference game
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UCF football and women's basketball take AAC awards
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Ex-UCF QB Blake Bortles is Jaguars' antithesis of Justin Blackmon

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH unveils 2014 football uniforms
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Former UH, Cowboys great Newhouse dies

July 25, 2014

Will UCF fans, boosters, students foot the bill to remain big-time?
Orlando Sentinel

National analyst- Why June Jones’ idea regarding ‘have-nots’ playing in spring could work… eventually
Dallas Morning News

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Bulls to open first week of practices
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Bulls embracing newest 'Coach O'
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Bulls Fan Fest to be held on campus

CBS to show Notre Dame-Navy in prime time
CBS Sports

July 24, 2014

American Athletic Conference Announces 2013-14 Team Academic Excellence Award Winners
theamerican.org

UC Bearcats to play Indiana in football
Cincinnati Enquirer

SMU athletics reports record $10.7 million in donations
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
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CUH unveils TDECU Stadium turf design
Turn on the lights- UH offers preview of TDECU Stadium in video

'Strong' side tackle- USF's Chandler squats 700
Tampa Bay Times

CBSsports.com calls UCF's Torrian Wilson a NFL Draft prospect
Orlando Sentinel (blog)

July 23, 2014

From theamerican.org
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American Athletic Conference Releases 2014 Football Media Guide
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Memphis' Willis, UConn's Wattles Earn Michael Tranghese Postgraduate Leadership Awards

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC Bearcats gearing up for football camp
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Up next for UC- AAC media day

From the Hartford Courant
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Scouting UConn Opponent- Stony Brook
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UConn Caught Walk-On Pat Lenehan By Surprise With Scholarship

Tulane releases its fall 2014 football practice schedule
New Orleans Times Picayune

Basketball: American Athletic Conference losing some cachet in second year
New Haven Register

Bulls' national title odds? Same as Auburn's last year (sort of)
Tampa Bay Times

July 22, 2014

Watch out - Houston is about to sling it around again
College Football News

From the Tampa Bay Times
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New rules could cause USF, others to scramble to keep up
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NCAA proposal could boost major conferences
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Who are the Power Five and what is autonomy?

UC gets commitment from 3-star running back
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Orlando Sentinel
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American Athletic Conference's promise helps draw forward Shaheed Davis to UCF
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ESPN ranks UCF vs. Louisville among top 25 games of 2013

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Alemais and Yandel are All Stars, and more from Tulane's summer league action
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Looking back at Tulane's legendary RB Tommy Mason

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU’s June Jones on how much longer he plans on coaching, recruiting South African rugby players
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Ex-SMU QB Richard Bartel- June Jones deserves more money

Florida tight end transfers to Temple
philly.com

July 21, 2014

American Athletic Conference Feedback on Proposed NCAA Governance Structure
theAmerican.org

Commissioners of ‘have-not’ conferences fire back at SMU’s June Jones
Dallas Morning News

Tight End Chris Lee Commits To UConn
Hartford Courant

Bulls-Kentucky hoops showdown set for '15
Tampa Bay Times

July 20, 2014

American Athletic Conference Standouts Named to Preseason Watch Lists
theAmerican.org

From philly.com
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UConn to pay $1.3M in sex assault lawsuit
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Coveted CB commits to Temple

John Klein- Transfers can have a mixed bag of results
Tulsa World

July 19, 2014

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU coach June Jones- ‘Have-nots’ of college football should play their schedules in spring
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National writer- SMU still the team to beat in AAC even without Mudiay
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National analyst- Why Mudiay’s decision to spurn SMU will hurt entire American Athletic Conference

Predicting the 2014-15 American Athletic Conference College Basketball Standings
Bleacher Report

UConn's Stewart Tabbed Best Female College Athlete at ESPYs
theamerican.org

UConn settles sexual assault suit
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tulane CB Lorenzo Doss nabs spot on Walter Camp watch list
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane’s Lorenzo Doss, Dutchtown’s Landon Collins make Walter Camp watch list
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF lands 6th 2015 commitment from Georgia DE Titus Davis
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Kissimmee Osceola LB Riley Nicholson picks NC State over UCF

Owls land Haddonfield TE
philly.com

July 18, 2014

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's Yulman Stadium construction, game day plans shaping up
Tulane University's Yvette Jones updates Yulman Stadium construction progress this week- video

2014 Central Florida Knights Football Schedule, Prediction
Pregame.com

Rhule zeroing in on Philly talent
Philly.com

Tulsa agrees to two-game football series with Louisiana
Tulsa World

July 17, 2014

Tigers and AAC part of July's football media days craze
Memphis Commercial Appeal

USF Athletics- What you might have missed this summer
The Oracle

Bonus UCF football opponent analysis- Cincinnati
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars set up football double-dip against Vanderbilt
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UH's Derrick Mathews named to Nagurski Award watch list

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane cornerback Lorezno Doss shows off new Tulane football uniforms on Twitter
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Miller-McCoy defensive tackle Brian Webb no longer committed to Tulane

SMU projected starters- With no experienced kicker or punter, Ponies have question marks on special teams
Dallas Morning News

TU's Michael Mudoh nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
Tulsa World

July 16, 2014

2015 NFL Draft- American Athletic Conference Preview
CBS Sports

Ranking the college football conferences- Big Ten only 4th
Detroit Free Press

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC's Washington named to Biletnikoff watch list
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UC's Mouhon named to Lombardi Watch List

New practice facility to cost $16-20 million
Memphis Commercial Appeal

June Jones’ contract extension highlights SMU’s five biggest offseason storylines
Dallas Morning News

UCF football opponent analysis- USF
Orlando Sentinel

July 15, 2014

Cougar Football will have a different attitude in 2014
Southwest Times

UConn's Rodney Purvis Set To Show Huskies What He's Got
Hartford Courant

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane QB Tanner Lee fresh off Manning Passing Academy weekend, psyched for fall camp
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Tulane basketball gets 2014 addition in Stanley Roberts Jr., son of former LSU center

The Prospector- Osceola LB Riley Nicholson struggles with decision between UCF, NC State
Orlando Sentinel

Prized signee Mudiay to skip SMU, head overseas; coaches strongly refute reports of academic ineligibility
Dallas Morning News

July 14, 2014

National writer- SMU’s Emmanuel Mudiay is second best point guard in college basketball
Dallas Morning News

July 13, 2014

Conference Media Days Schedule for 2014
Saturday Blitz

Former UC star comes home as an All-Star
Cincinnati Enquirer

July 12, 2014

2014 Cincinnati Preview | What You Need To Know
College Football News

UCF football opponent analysis- SMU
Orlando Sentinel

July 11, 2014

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's Yulman football stadium ticket sales update- less than 5,000 tickets remain
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Tulane CB Lorenzo Doss placed on Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watchlist

UCF's Shawn Moffitt on Lou Groza Award Watch list
Orlando Sentinel

UC's 2015 class shaping up to be among highest-rated
Cincinnati Enquirer

UH's Derrick Mathews named to Nagurski Award watch list
Houston Chronicle

July 10, 2014

Follow closely as a dozen colleges do the conference shuffle
Claremore Daily Progress

Tulane baseball picks up southpaw pitcher Jake Crain, according to tweet
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football opponent analysis- UConn
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UCF football opponent analysis- Tulsa
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Leesburg WR Bryan Jefferson narrows college choices to UCF, Boise State

From the Dallas Morning News
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Wide receiver J’Marcus Rhodes leaves SMU football program after one season
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National writer- Why SMU will be one of the best rebounding teams in the country
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Mansfield Timberview wide receiver Myron Galliard commits to SMU

July 9, 2014

UH’s stadium naming-rights deal among colleges’ most lucrative
Houston Chronicle

Report- Two players part ways with SMU football program
Dallas Morning News

Three Bulls on preseason watch lists
Tampa Bay Times

OU's Ty Darlington, TU's Dylan Foxworth named to Rimington Award watch list
Tulsa World

July 8, 2014

From theamerican.org
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American Athletic Conference Standouts Named to Preseason Watch Lists
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From USA Today, Houston Cougars Aim to Change Identity, Get Defensive

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane University donors Jill and Avie Glazer sell renovated home for $12 million in Florida, report says
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Here's a look at the new video scoreboard at Tulane's Yulman Stadium, via Twitter
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Tulane CB Lorenzo Doss up for Chuck Bednarik award

TDECU buys naming rights to new UH football stadium
Houston Chronicle

UCF football opponent analysis- BYU
Orlando Sentinel

July 7, 2014

Legally blind Tulane long snapper Aaron Golub is out to be more than just a feel-good story
B
aton Rouge Advocate

UCF football opponent analysis- Houston
Orlando Sentinel

C-USA Top 5- Keenum the class of league's QBs
Biloxi Sun Herald

July 6, 2014

For Entertainment purposes Only: AAC college football betting preview: Big difference between top and bottom
covers.com

Walker to attend Manning camp
philly.com

July 5, 2014

From the Hartford Courant
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Evaluating Talent- Diaco Brings Different Process To UConn
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UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco On The 1-2-3-4-5-Star Deal And Then, How UConn Does Its Business
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UConn Holds Women's Football Clinic

SMU projected starters- Not too many question marks along OL, but unit must improve
Dallas Morning News

UCF's Terrance Plummer, Clayton Geathers on awards watch list
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Former UF, Ocala standout Bradley to lead USF golf
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Bulls add DE to '14 roster

Former Tulsa players talk about their experience with College of Charleston's Doug Wojcik
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

John Rooke - Thinking Out Loud
GoLocalProv

July 4, 2014

American Athletic Conference and Boise State Resolve Lawsuit
theamerican.org

Boise State, American Athletic settle lawsuits
Idaho Statesman

Brunson charged with sex assault
philly.com

7/03/14 Houston Football Stadium Update
Houston Athletics - YouTube

Tulane is one of many schools to make the transition to a new athletic conference this week
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football opponent analysis- Temple
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UCF football opponent analysis- B-CU
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UCF's Terrance Plummer, Clayton Geathers on awards watch list

Coolest NCAA Logo Tournament- American Athletic Conference
SportzEdge.com

July 3, 2014

UC Bearcats basketball non-conference schedule revealed
Cincinnati Enquirer

UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards
Hartford Courant

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football opponent analysis- Tulane
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UCF football opponent analysis- Missouri
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UCF football opponent analysis- Penn State

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU projected starters- Ex-Texas A&M QB Matt Davis a wildcard for SMU; running back situation murky
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Dallas County Medical Examiner- SMU track athlete died from heart problem

Owasso’s Michael Anderson becomes TU's first defensive commitment
Tulsa World

July 2, 2014

From theamerican.org
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Commissioner Mike Aresco Welcomes East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa
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#AmericanRising- Social Media Welcomes New Schools
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The American Enters a New Era
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What They're Saying About The American

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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American Athletic Conference welcomes Tulane to league with open letter
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Tulane baseball coach David Pierce ready to win now | Exclusive interview

SMU football player tweets he's 'starving right now', complains to NCAA about rule that's changing Aug. 1
Dallas Morning News

UConn big dog in new home
Waterbury Republican American

July 1, 2014

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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American Athletic Conference strong in soccer, tennis, football and baseball
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Best of the American Athletic Conference in 2013-14
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Tulane's entrance into American Athletic Conference marks 'renaissance' for Green Wave
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Tulane baseball coach David Pierce announces staff formally

From the New Orleans Advocate
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A new day dawns as Tulane enters the American Athletic Conference
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Sport by sport, where Tulane stands as it enters the American Athletic Conference
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Yulman Stadium at heart of Tulane's effort to improve fans’ experience
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Tulane President Mike Fitts addresses future of Wave athletics

From the Tulsa World
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TU's American Athletic Conference membership takes effect Tuesday
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AAC 2014-15 membership and 2013-14 review

From the Hartford Courant
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N.C. State QB Bryant Shirreffs To Transfer To UConn
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UConn Recruits For The Class Of 2015
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Sam Cassell Jr. Ready To Make Name For Himself At UConn

The new Nippert Stadium, 2015 version
Cincinnati Enquirer

SMU football player tweets he's 'starving right now', complains to NCAA about rule that's already been changed
Dallas Morning News