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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region/National

American Athletic Conference

December 31, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Hosts No. 2 Connecticut in New Year's Eve Matinee
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All Hands On Deck In Birmingham - Day 2
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Basketball Gameday- vs. Tulane

Big day on tap for ECU men’s and women’s hoops
Washington Daily News

Tulane men to open new-conference play Wednesday at East Carolina
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Champs visit Minges (sub req'd)
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Senior's return making a difference (sub req'd)
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Gators tough to mimic in practice (sub req'd)

Women’s basketball preview capsule- No. 2 UConn at East Carolina
New Haven Register

UConn Women Open AAC Play With Game At East Carolina
Hartford Courant

No. 2 UConn women's game day- Wednesday at East Carolina
Stamford Advocate

Preview Capsule- No. 2 UConn at East Carolina
CT Now

Men's Basketball Begins New Era With Familiar Foe
TulaneGreenWave.com

ECU begins practice in Birmingham
WITN 7

From WNCT 9
ECU completes first practice in Birmingham
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Happening Today- Pirates practice, visit Civil Rights museum
Headed to the game- What to do in Birmingham, Alabama
Shane Carden & Justin Hardy- In the Newlywed Game
9 On Your Side joins ECU Pirates for 2014 Birmingham Bowl

From AL.com
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East Carolina's Justin Hardy, the career catch leader, compares favorably with Alabama's Amari Cooper
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Florida Gators have mostly faced Alabama in Birmingham games, but this week gets East Carolina

Notebook- Plenty bowl tickets remain
 
If ticket sales are any indication, neither team will have the homefield advantage in Saturday’s Birmingham Bowl between Florida and East Carolina.
Gainesville Sun

Broadcast Info- Florida vs. East Carolina - #UFvsECU
gatorzone.com

Birmingham Bowl East Carolina vs. Florida - 5 Things to Know
Yardbarker

December 30, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates busy on day one of bowl week
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

All Hands On Deck In Birmingham - Day 1
ecupirates.com

From al.com
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East Carolina Pirates arrive in Hoover, continue preparation for Florida in Birmingham Bowl
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2015 Birmingham Bowl- Tickets, parking, street festival and BBQ-eating contest among details

Pirates focused on stopping Harris
Greenville Daily Reflector

Birmingham Bowl Picks- East Carolina Pirates vs. Florida Gators Odds
Bleacher Report

Sugar Bowl, Outback Bowl and Birmingham Bowl forecast
WIAT 42

Holly Rowe- 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Heavy.com

December 29, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates check out Tuscaloosa today
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Whisnant leads Pirates past UNCG
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Recruiting thumbnail- Emmanuel Olenga
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pair Of ECU Defensive Starters To Miss Birmingham Bowl
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East Carolina Coasts Past UNC-Greensboro 71-50
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Pirates Fall, 69-62, at USF in American Conference Debut

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Two ECU starters suspended
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ECU women fall in AAC debut

2 East Carolina starters suspended for Birmingham Bowl game against Florida
Fayetteville Observer

Two key ECU defenders ineligible for Birmingham Bowl
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina looks for next Shane Carden, Justin Hardy in weekly scrimmages
Charlotte Observer

East Carolina-Florida Preview
ESPN

From WITN 7
East Carolina coasts past UNC-Greensboro 71-50
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Pirate women fall in American Conference debut

From 247 Sports
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ECU closes out non-conference slate with win over UNCG
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ECU declares two starters ineligible for bowl

From Scout.com
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Pirates Cruise to Win Over UNC Greensboro
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Williams and Lennon Ineligible for Bowl Game

ECU Coasts By UNC-G
Rivals.com

Pirates close out-of-conference slate with win over Greensboro
Washington Daily News

Pair of ECU Defensive Starters to Miss Bowl Game
WNCT 9

East Carolina rules two defensive starters ineligible for Birmingham Bowl
NBC Sports

Two East Carolina players ineligble for bowl
CBS Sports

ECU Loses Two Key Players for Bowl
Greenville Headlines

Basketball | ECU men coast past UNC Greensboro
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

USF women victorious in AAC opener
Tampa Tribune

USF women beat East Carolina to open AAC play
Tampa Bay Times

December 28, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Men's Basketball Gameday- vs. UNCG
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Women's Hoops: East Carolina Faces USF in First American Conference Game

ECU basketball trying to find itself
247 Sports

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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UNCG up next for ECU (sub req'd)
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Pirates embark on AAC play (sub req'd)

Florida aiming to cap frustrating stretch with a positive ending
foxsports.com

December 27, 2014

Baseball Posts Program-Best 3.05 Fall GPA
ecupirates.com

East Carolina vs Florida Bowl Preview - Birmingham Bowl Pick w/ Joe Duffy, Loshak
sportsbookreview.com

Pirates achieve record GPA
Greenville Daily Reflector

December 26, 2014

From scout.com
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Pirates Seek Redemption in Birmingham
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Pirates Get Commits for Christmas

Former Wake Forest High football player killed in Christmas Eve accident
Raleigh News & Observer

December 25, 2014

Postseason Play Impact on Recruiting
Scout.com

Orlando Sentinel's All-Central Florida Football Team- Offense
Orlando Sentinel

A college football history lesson
New Bern Sun Journal

December 24, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Rosie Thompson's Hall of Fame Career Defined By Service, Loyalty
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Cam Worthy To Play In 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

College notebook- ECU receiver Worthy to play in Collegiate Bowl for seniors
Raleigh News & Observer

12 Plays of Christmas Day 11- Justin Hardy
theAmerican.org

ECU seniors crave big performance
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

East Carolina-Florida Preview
YAHOO!

Report- Outgoing Fla. DC Durkin waiting on Harbaugh
Detroit Free Press

December 23, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates reach back for the future
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ECU football recruiting thumbnails
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ECU gets untracked, downs Rattlers
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Romps In The Second Half, Tops FAMU 75-57
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ECU Picked Third In Preseason American Conference Poll

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Carden preps for ‘bittersweet’ bowl (sub req'd)
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Pirates pick up pace in win

Second half surge lifts ECU over Florida Atlantic
Washington Daily News

East Carolina uses second-half surge to defeat Florida A&M
The East Carolinian

ECU wakes up in second half to top Florida A&M
247 Sports

Strong Second-Half Steers ECU Past Rattlers
Scout.com

Too many bowl games- Hardly
ESPN.com

Ranking the Best Coaching Trees in College Football
Bleacher Report

Kartje- Time for post-deadline bowl picks
Orange County Register

December 22, 2014

DeCock- This might be a special bowl season after all
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates face winless Rattlers
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ECU's Presley paying dividends (sub req'd)

Birmingham Bowl: East Carolina vs. Florida
Raleigh News & Observer

December 21, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Drops Road Match to UNC-Wilmington, 66-54
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Strong Second Half Lifts East Carolina Over Norfolk State, 65-36

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Shooting woes cost ECU
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ECU's Presley paying dividends (sub req'd)
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Pirates win in return (sub req'd)

From WITN 7
UNC-Wilmington holds off East Carolina 66-54
Strong second half leads ECU women past Norfolk State

UNCW has a block party in victory over rival ECU
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina men's basketball falls to UNC-Wilmington
East Carolinian

NCAA Game Summary - East Carolina at UNC-Wilmington
UPI

UNC-Wilmington holds off East Carolina 66-54
Winston Saelm Journal

Basketball | ECU women rout Norfolk State
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ECU's Carden, Hardy ready for one final test from Florida
Sanford Herald

Gators say motivation will not be a problem in bowl despite distractions
Orlando Sentinel

Interim coaches know bowl is really an audition
The Journal Gazette

WC cager standout inks ECU commit
The Weatherford Democrat

December 20, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Seventeen ECU Student-Athletes Participate In Graduation Ceremonies
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Basketball Gameday- at UNCW
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East Carolina Closes Non-Conference Slate Against Norfolk State

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Hoops (M)- ECU-UNCW resume rivalry
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Here is this year’s bowl swag for ACC, ECU football teams

From 247 Sports
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Brown, Ivey questionable for bowl game
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Summers commits to ECU

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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ECU's Roberts-Campbell returns
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Pirate continues living dream

Small bowl games are still a big deal
ESPN

5 Bold Predictions For East Carolina vs. Florida In Birmingham Bowl
Rant Sports

Birmingham Bowl breakdown- Florida-East Carolina
foxsports.com

Birmingham Bowl- East Carolina vs. Florida
Sporting News

Birmingham Bowl Betting- East Carolina Pirates vs. Florida Gators Odds, Pick
Bleacher Report

Gator QB Treon Harris facing misdemeanor
ESPN

Interim coaching jobs present challenges in bowls
Salon

The Syllabus- Aycock at East Carolina
Greensboro News & Record

December 19, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Talent alone won't decide bowl game
Audio- Coach Ruff presser
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Coach McNeill's Pre-Bowl Game Press Conference
ecupirates.com

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ECU learns conference football opponents for next four seasons
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Recovering from injury, Trevon Brown ‘raring to go’ in ECU bowl game
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Kentucky hiring means offensive coordinator RIley will stay at ECU

Football | ECU's Carden, Hardy ready for final game
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Hairston, former Parkland star, giving East Carolina a boost
Winston Salem Journal

McNeill, ECU ready to take next step as bowl game looms
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates Bowl Bound- Tickets Going Fast
WNCT 9

From the New Bern Sun Journal
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Football- Once interim McNeill feels for Florida’s Durkin
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Football- ECU's Hardy tabbed as All-American

East Carolina Football Seniors Relishing Chance To Teach
The East Carolinian

ECU's Carden, Hardy ready for one final test from Florida
Greensboro News-Record

ECU ready for bowling season
Gainesville Sun (AP)

Birmingham Bowl- Florida vs East Carolina
SportsBlog.com (blog)

For Florida players, different motivations heading into Birmingham
Florida Times-Union

Gators excited by a future with coach Jim McElwain, focused on Jan. 3 bowl game
Orlando Sentinel

Florida defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. out for Birmingham Bowl
Daily Journal

ECU trustees postpone renaming Aycock building
Columbia (SC) State

December 18, 2014

Frey Receives NSCAA All-South Region Scholar Recognition
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate still proving his Worth (sub req'd)
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What’s in a name? Aycock's complex legacy

The Best Individual Bowl Matchups
Sports On Earth

College football bowl rankings- No. 29 to No. 22
USA Today

From the Los Angeles Times
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Ranking the college football bowl games from No. 38 to No. 1
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Bowl games gift guide

38 games, 38 stars- One must-watch player for every bowl this season
foxsports.com

Bleacher Report Expert Picks for Every 2014-15 College Football Bowl Game
Bleacher Report

Jones- Odom family thrived because of their leader
Florida Today

December 17, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Justin Hardy Earns Associated Press All-America Honors
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Jones Named American Indoor Male Field Athlete of the Week

Richardson steps up
Greenville Daily Reflector

Justin Hardy Named AP All American
Greenville Headlines

December 16, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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B.J. Tyson Collects Second Weekly Rookie Conference Accolade
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Payne Named American Athletic Conference Player-of-the-Week

Hardy aims go out a winner
Greenville Daily Reflector

From WITN 7
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Tyson named AAC Rookie of the Week
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Payne named AAC Player of the Week

How the NFL leaves players broken — and broke
New York Post

From ESPN.com
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Dwayne Harris finds rhythm on punt returns
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Jets RB Chris Johnson burns former team in crunch time

Kentucky Wildcats Football- Is Steve Spurrier Jr a candidate for OC
Wildcat Blue Nation

Jonesing for NFL: Matt Jones ready to attack his dreams
gatorsports.com

December 15, 2014

From Scout.com
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McNeill talks UAB, College Football Playoff
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ECU offer 2016 WR

Pirate DBs learn lesson
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

CFN 2014 Season Rankings - No. 51 to 60
College Football News

ECU prepares to open dental clinic in Thomasville
Winston-Salem Journal

December 14, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates surge past JMU
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Whisnant, East Carolina Put Away James Madison 70-58
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates back to practice (sub req'd)
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Second-half surge guides ECU

ECU downs James Madison after slow start
Washington Daily News

The American Today - East Carolina Victorious Saturday
theamerican.org

East Carolina Basketball Collects Home Win Against James Madison
The East Carolinian

Pirates Batter Dukes with Second-Half Surge
scout.com

ECU Whips JMU 70-58
rivals.com

Riley still ECU’s offensive coordinator … at least for now
Wilmington Star-News

From 247Sports.com
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Pirates top James Madison at Minges
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Riley addresses rumors

NCAA BB- JMU at ECU
WRALSportsFan.com

Pirate cruise past James Madison, 70-58
W
NCT 9

Whisnant, East Carolina put away James Madison 70-58
W
ITN 7

Chris Johnson Returns to Tennessee, Now as a Jet
New York Times

Reading between the lines of Coach Interim
Daytona Beach News-Journal

December 13, 2014

Basketball Gameday- vs. James Madison
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Seniors ready to go bowling (sub req'd)
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Dukes to visit Minges (sub req'd)
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Panel votes- Change Aycock

Pirate fans urged to buy bowl tickets through ECU, not third party
WNCT

25 Players Guaranteed to Light Up the Stat Sheet This Bowl Season
Bleacher Report

Diamond in the rough- Justin Hardy, WR, East Carolina
Silver and Black Pride

Longtime assistant Hart let go at WSSU
Winston-Salem Journal

Gators adjusting to life without Will Muschamp
Tampabay.com

December 12, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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As Hardy moves out, Farrier moves in
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Thumbnail sketches: ECU's football recruiting class of 2015...
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Meals With Macy Set For December 18
ecupirates.com

Football- ECU’s Hardy earns postseason awards
New Bern Sun Journal

North-South notebook- Versatility of North Myrtle Beach’s Gore once again to be on display
Myrtle Beach Online

Cold weather and 'change' were the themes as East Carolina, Florida coaches discuss Birmingham Bowl
AL.com

Gator football in transition Durkin holding down fort for UF
Gainesville Sun

December 11, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Nine Pirates Earn All-American Conference Honors
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Pirates Visit Maynard Children's Hospital At Vidant Medical Center
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Pirate Women's Basketball Storms Past Loyola, 82-33

Nine Pirates honored
Greenville Daily Reflector

Another conference, another conference Player of the Year award for ECU’s Carden
Wilmington Star-News

ECU quarterback Carden named AAC player of the year
Raleigh News & Observer

December 10, 2014

Pirates Women's Basketball Storms Past Loyola, 82-33
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Farrier picks Pirates
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Roundup- Pirates win big

From 247 Sports
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Farrier commits to ECU
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Oakley sunglasses part of bowl gift package for ECU players

Here's what you need to know about the Birmingham Bowl
AL.com

From the East Carolinian
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East Carolina Football Head Coach Talks Birmingham Bowl
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East Carolina Football To Face Florida Gators In The Birmingham Bowl
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East Carolina Basketball Led By Young Core

From Scout.com
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Pirates Pickup Three-Star WR
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Bobby Petrino visits Mississippi JUCOs

State, ECU get favorable bowl matchups, even if they’re not the ones they wanted
Wilmington Star-News

Tigers maintaining interest in Arnold
Columbia (SC) State

Nine league all-stars could become free agents
YAHOO! Sports

December 9, 2014

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

From ecupirates.com
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Justin Hardy Named 2014 Burlsworth Trophy Winner
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East Carolina Women's Hoops Travels to Loyola Tuesday Night
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Coach McNeill's Weekly Press Conference
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The Jeff Lebo Shows Make Their Season Premieres This Week

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates brace for Power 5 game
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Hardy honored for walk-on success

Facing Florida gives ECU chance at redemption
Raleigh News & Observer

Ruffin McNeill Talks Gators
Scout.com

Restless McNeill reflects upon UCF ending
247 Sports

ECU receiver Justin Hardy wins Burlsworth Award as nation's most outstanding player who began as walk-on
Fayetteville Observer

ECU’s Hardy wins Burlsworth Trophy as nation’s top former walkon
Wilmington Star-News

From WNCT 9
Coach Ruffin McNeill reads new book to local students
Pirates to face University of Florida in Birmingham Bowl on January 3rd

Florida to play East Carolina in Birmingham Bowl
Gainesville Sun

December 8, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Heels rebound against ECU
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina To Play Florida In The Birmingham Bowl
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East Carolina Falls to No. 12 UNC, 108-64

Birmingham Bowl Website

Birmingham Bowl pits Florida against East Carolina
Birmingham News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ECU to play Florida in Birmingham Bowl
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Tar Heels get the message, deliver 108-64 victory against ECU

Florida, East Carolina to play in Birmingham Bowl
Fayetteville Observer

From WITN 7
ECU falls to UNC 108-64
ECU to face Florida in Birmingham Bowl

Pirates to face University of Florida in Birmingham Bowl on January 3rd
WNCT 9

From the Washington Daily News
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UNC unruffled by East Carolina
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STEPPING UP — My Take- Storybook ending rewritten by the sidelines

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ECU headed to Birmingham to play Florida
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PIRATES REPLAY- A Senior Night to forget

From Greenville Headlines
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Pirates Lose to UNC, 108-64
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ECU Will Play Florida in Birmingham Bowl

From Rivals.com
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ECU to Birmingham Bowl
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Heels Step on ECU 108-64

From 247sports.com
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ECU to face off against Florida in Birmingham
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ECU outclassed by North Carolina

Florida, East Carolina to play in Birmingham Bowl
WRAL

ECU to face Florida in the Birmingham Bowl
Scout.com

December 7, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Basketball Gameday- at North Carolina
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East Carolina Hands Ohio First Loss, 76-68
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Johnson Breaks School Record in Season Opener

UNC PG Marcus Paige seeks to get on track against ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

ACC Basketball- Three to know – East Carolina at No. 12 UNC-CH
Fayetteville Observer

Tar Heels' Johnson vows for aggressive uptick
Burlington Times News

Tudor- To recover their mojo, Pirates will need special bowl foe
WRAL

Pregame Shootaround- A decent schedule of Sunday games
NBC Sports

ECU women get road victory
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates cool off Ohio with 76-68 decision
Athens Messenger

Breasseale Signs With ECU
Southern Pines Pilot

Senior Leave Legacy in Record Books
S
cout.com

Kentucky Wildcats Football- Arm Chair AD
 
Everyone knows that Mark Stoops was meeting with East Carolina’s Lincoln Riley this weekend. The grapevine is saying that the meeting went very well. So well, in fact, that Kentucky is looking to have this deal one by the middle of this week.
Wildcat Blue Nation

ECU's Riley a contender for UK coordinator job
Louisville Courier Journal

Winners and losers from Week 15 college football games
NFL.com

December 6, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Women's Basketball Meets Unbeaten Ohio Saturday Night
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Johnson Earns NSCAA All-Northeast Region Honors
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Track & Field Opens Season at Christopher Newport Holiday Open

After disaster in UCF game, ECU hopes for a name bowl
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Summers- Dream finish slips by
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McNeill- Last play won’t define us (sub req'd)
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Pirates face unbeaten Ohio

Football- Pirate seniors deserved better
New Bern Sun Journal

UCF beats ECU on 51-yard Hail Mary; clinches share of AAC title
Sporting News

Was DB unbuckling his chin strap during final play?
Fox Sports

Former NFL quarterback Jeff Blake imparts modern recruiting advice
MAX Preps

UNC president- System's medical schools need additional dollars
Durham Herald Sun

December 5, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Game Center- Hail Mary lifts UCF
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Game Day Photo Gallery
Audio- Ruff & Shane post-game
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU's Late Rally Thwarted by UCF Hail Mary in 32-30 Loss
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Pirate Women's Basketball Falls at Cleveland State, 59-57

UCF needs Hail Mary on final play to nullify East Carolina rally
ESPN

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Batten- Storybook finish turns nightmarish for ECU
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Central Florida stuns East Carolina with Hail Mary

UCF Stuns East Carolina With Hail Mary, 32-30
WITN 7

UCF beats ECU in final seconds of regular season finale
WNCT 9

From WRAL Sportsfan
Bigger- We practice against that play every week, we always bat it down
Carden- There was some miscommunication
WATCH- UCF's hail mary at the buzzer that sinks East Carolina

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Hail Mary dashes ECU's comeback
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Notebook- Harvey sets scoring mark (sub req'd)
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Roundup- ECU women lose lead

Last-second Hail Mary touchdown by UCF sinks ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

From the East Carolinian
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Hail Mary Heartbreak on Senior Night
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UCF Spoils East Carolina Football's Senior Night With A Last Minute Hail Mary

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Perfect ending too good to be true for successful, but snakebit ECU seniors
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Central Florida stuns ECU on last-play Hail Mary

Football- Pirates grounded on UCF Hail Mary
New Bern Sun Journal

From rivals.com
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Knightmare in Greenville
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PI-TV Postgame- UCF 32 ECU 30

From scout.com
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Reactions to Hail Mary Catch
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UCF 32, ECU 30

From 247 Sports
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Hail mary ruins ECU comeback
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FINAL- UCF 32, ECU 30
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UCF 32, ECU 30- Postgame Comments
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UCF 32, ECU 30- Studs and Duds

Central Florida stunned East Carolina with a ridiculous Hail Mary
Washington Post

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF Hail Mary seals back-to-back conference titles for cardiac Knights
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Hail, yes! UCF Knights are champions again

UCF stuns East Carolina with Hail Mary, 32-30
Associated Press

UCF 32, East Carolina 30
Reuters

Senior night at ECU football game
WCTI 12

UCF 32, ECU 30- WR Perriman Answers UCF's AAC Prayers
Florida Ledger

WATCH- UCF connects on Hail Mary to shock East Carolina
CBS Sports

December 4, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Kevin's Keys to the Game
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FAU spurts past Pirates

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Hosts UCF On ESPN For Senior Night
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East Carolina Falls to FAU, 72-63
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East Carolina Women's Basketball Travels to Cleveland State
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White Announced As Nominee For 2015 NABC Good Works Team
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Trice Chosen As Nominee For 2015 WBCA Good Works Team

Previewing Thursday night's game
USA Today

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates renew rivalry with Knights
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FAU uses big run to top Pirates

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Carden and Hardy are ECU Pirates for life
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Florida Atlantic defeats East Carolina 72-63

ECU senior linebacker Brandon Williams looks to go out on top
Fayetteville Observer

Football- ECU to play UCF on Senior Night in primetime
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF's Rannell Hall eager to serve as leader, playmaker for Knights at East Carolina
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UCF, East Carolina football game notes

From wralsportsfan.com
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McNeill- Any bowl game is fantastic
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Florida Atlantic defeats East Carolina 72-63

Florida Atlantic defeats East Carolina 72-63
WITN 7

Traffic changes ahead for ECU Thursday night game
WNCT 9

One Last Time In The Fick
scout.com

FAU Beats ECU 72-63
rivals.com

Week 15 Preview
UCFSports.com

Central Florida at East Carolina- AAC Title On Line Tonight
Florida Ledger

Central Florida at East Carolina
Florida Ledger

December 3, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Time to exalt 'faces of the franchise'
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Basketball Gameday- at Florida Atlantic
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Watch ECU Women's Hoops at Cleveland State on ESPN3
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ECU Baseball Team Visits Children's Hospital

Preview- East Carolina at Florida Atlantic
WPTZ The Champlain Valley

From the East Carolinian
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East Carolina Football Shifts Focus to UCF After Tulsa Win
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Ruffin McNeill and Players Address Rivalry With Central Florida
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East Carolina Volleyball Sees Improvement With 15 Win Season

ECU Football coach, team taking steps to protect against the risk of concussions
WNCT 9

COLUMN- Much on the line for ECU in regular season finale
Washington Daily News

UCF defense faces dramatic test at East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

High Stakes for Knights and Pirates
scout.com

UCF Gears Up for Final 'One-Game-Playoff' Against East Carolina
KnightNews.com

Arden Vessie to run track and cross country at East Carolina University
Eastern Wake News

College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot
Daily Press (blog)

UCF Knights at East Carolina Pirates- Betting odds, point spread
Tireball Sports

Florida Should Strongly Consider Jim McElwain For Next Football
RantSports

Game Preview- Vikings vs. Jets
Vikings.com

ECU Dental School Opens 5th Clinic
Greenville Headlines

December 2, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Saying goodbye is never easy
Audio- Ruff weekly presser
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Coach McNeill's Weekly Press Conference
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B.J. Tyson Named The American Freshman-Of-The-Week

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Bryce big target for ECU (sub req'd)
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Hidden plays revealing to Lebo (sub req'd)

Coach Ruffin McNeill tells ECU seniors to enjoy the moment
Raleigh News & Observer

Thursday set for ECU seniors
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Football coach, team taking steps to protect against the risk of
WNCT 9

UCF @ ECU- Setting The Stage
247 Sports

UCF Game Notes - ECU
ucfknights.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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East Carolina poses big test for UCF's offensive line
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J.J. Worton's message to UCF football fans after ACL injury- I'm sorry

Cowboys told Dwayne Harris penalty was incorrect
ESPN

NFL says hit by Dallas Cowboys' Dwayne Harris on Eagles' Nolan Carroll during Thanksgiving game was legal
New Jersey Online

Jets' All-Running Plan Works for a While, but Not When It Matters
New York Times

Stoops at critical crossroads with hire
AthlonSports.com

December 1, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Ziggy perfect in Pirates win
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Second Annual Senior Tunnel Scheduled For UCF Football Game
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East Carolina Tops Central Connecticut State, 74-59

PIRATES REPLAY- A return to form in Tulsa
Wilmington Star-News

Pirates light up Devils
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU football- Who will replace QB Shane Carden next year?
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates Take Care Of Central Connecticut State
WITN 7

Pirates blow by Blue Devils
Washington Daily News

Pirates Cruise Past Central Connecticut State
scout.com

ECU Topples Central Connecticut 74-59
rivals.com

From 247 Sports
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ECU shoots past Central Connecticut
-
Adams decommits

 

December 31, 2014

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC, ECU players selected for postseason all-star football games
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Despite differing outcomes, State and UNC both got what they needed from bowl results

End-of-the-year bowl capsules
philly.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Georgia runs away from Louisville 37-14 in Belk Bowl
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Panthers’ defensive strategy- Stop run, turn up heat on QB
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Carolina Panthers are the underdogs no more
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Hornets center Al Jefferson out with groin strain

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Roy Williams' technical foul sparks UNC in 86-64 victory over William & Mary
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Duke’s Okafor makes big difference on offense, defense
-
Canes seek to end 2014 the way they started it

Maryland routed by Stanford in Foster Farms Bowl
Washington Post

Conference USA hasn't looked strong, apart from ODU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 30, 2014

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Stoudt, Clemson dominate Oklahoma 40-6 in Russell Athletic Bowl
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Medal of Honor Bowl lands South Carolina safety Brison Williams

From the Tulsa World
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Clemson dominates Oklahoma in Russell Athletic Bowl
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John E. Hoover- It’s time for Bob Stoops to go

From the Houston Chronicle
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Aggies hold off WVU for historic Liberty Bowl victory
-
Arkansas manhandles former rival UT in Texas Bowl

From the Charlotte Observer
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Belk Bowl- Georgia, Louisville gear up for top 25 marquee matchup
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Cam Newton, Ron Rivera still seeking first playoff win together
-
Panthers playoff strategy- Don’t lose their cool
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Coaches not sweating Benjamin’s drops yet
-
10 things to know about the Arizona Cardinals
-
Charlotte Hornets’ comeback falters in 104-94 OT loss to Bucks

1st and 101- Super fans on college football quest
USA Today

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke tested in 86-69 win against scrappy Toledo
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Canadiens spoil Jordan Staal’s return with 3-1 win over Canes
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DeCock- Staal debut comes too late for Hurricanes

From the Detroit Free Press
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Everything fell right for U-M, Harbaugh
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Albom- Welcome home, Harbaugh — but U-M isn't the same

December 29, 2014

From USA Today
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Monday bowl previews- Liberty, Russell, Texas
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Analysis- Mich. can expect success with Harbaugh

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers obliterate Falcons 34-3, win NFC South
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Cam Newton efficient, effective
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Panthers, fans get what they wanted- Playoffs
-
Panthers to face Cardinals in playoff
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Scott Says- Arizona a good first-round opponent
-
Hornets’ Walker speeds up development by slowing down

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hamilton- Panthers’ strange journey continues
-
Carolina Panthers obliterate Atlanta Falcons 34-3, win NFC South
-
Deacons edge Spiders at the buzzer

Pride, bragging rights on the line Monday for Clemson, Oklahoma
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Kevin Sumlin expects to fill all three vacant staff positions within the next week
NBC Sports

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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No billboard needed, but NC State can claim state title in football
-
Jordan Staal anxious, excited about return to Hurricanes lineup

From the Wilmington Star-News
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High-profile ‘free agent’ QBs considering transfer to Duke
-
UNC’s Davis has surgery to repair broken leg

NFC East champion Cowboys top Redskins 44-17
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 28, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Late interception dooms Duke in 36-31 Sun Bowl loss to Arizona State
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DeCock- Seniors could take Duke this far, but no farther
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NC State Wolfpack bowl win was great senior sendoff
-
Leading receiver Bo Hines to transfer from NC State
-
No. 1 Kentucky holds off No. 4 Louisville 58-50
-
UNC rolls over UAB 89-58
-
Carolina Hurricanes fall to Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers still have shot at 'sustained success'
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Panthers-Falcons- What to watch
-
Sorensen- Panthers already better prepared for 2015
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Walker’s career-high, record half not enough as Hornets fall to Magic
-
Blazevich happy to be home, in Belk Bowl

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC reigns over Canes: Gamecocks' trying season ends with fourth straight bowl victory
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Maligned USC defense beats the bowl odds
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USC notes- Cooper's big play proves a spark
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Will former College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik coach again?

Bowls Sort out Conference Supremacy- SEC Keeps Edge over Pac-12 as Both USC Teams Win
Breitbart News

PSU takes down BC in OT in Pinstripe Bowl
philly.com

December 27, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke seniors face Arizona State for final chance at bowl win
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UNC caps disappointing season with 40-21 loss to Rutgers in Quick Lane Bowl
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High-scoring offenses create longer college games
-
Illinois crumbles late in 35-18 loss to Louisiana Tech

Sammy Batten- Bitcoin Bowl-winning Wolfpack has come a long way this season
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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UNC’s direction in question following ugly 40-21 loss to Rutgers
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Falcons, Panthers different teams since Week 11
-
OKC Thunder snap Hornets’ winning streak

Redskins notebook- RGIII 'probable" to play Sunday
Roanoke Times

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC notes- Spurrier takes issue with comment in ESPN documentary
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For Gamecocks, Independence Bowl offers one last chance to finish strong
-
Challenge accepted- Clemson's defensive line ready for Oklahoma's wall of blockers

Butch Davis- 'I would be interested' if Miami job was open, right fit
CBS Sports

December 26, 2014

From USA Today
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Busy bowl weekend- Eight games on the slate
-
Bowl game attendance on decline; TV interest grows

Key questions for each of Boxing Day's 3 college football bowl games
SB Nation

Three things to watch in Quick Lane Bowl
Detroit Free Press

Quick Lane Bowl- North Carolina Tar Heels at Rutgers Scarlet
Maddux Sports (blog)

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC in Quick Lane Bowl seeks positive end to disappointing season
-
Defense fuels late-season surge for NC State
-
Jameis Winston hearings transcript reveals accuser’s words as QB stays silent
-
Bowl predictions- N&O football game picks

The 10 Greatest NFL Quarterbacks of All Time
wallstcheatsheet.com

Tech's bowl appearance brings excitement back to Ruston
Monroe News Star

December 25, 2014

From ESPN
Western Kentucky holds off Central Michigan's 34-point rally
Rice Cruises To Hawaii Bowl Win
-
Ravens coach John Harbaugh said he doesn't want to know what brother Jim Harbaugh's future coaching plans

Next Level- Street preps for bowl
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former NC State football star Torry Holt a receiver who won't stop giving
-
LeBron set for Christmas homecoming against Heat

From the Charlotte Observer
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Belk Bowl- Georgia coach Mark Richt ‘home’ for the holidays
-
Despite tough 3-6 record, first-year coach sees progress at Appalachian State
-
Panthers younger, faster since making moves

Michael Brewer Should Have a Big Game in the Military Bowl
fightinggobbler.com

Skip Holtz and Tim Beckman continue family coaching traditions
Chicago Tribune

December 24, 2014

Herd rolls in bowl
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Think you know college football- Take this bowl quiz to test your knowledge
Dallas Morning News

North Carolina defense has one more chance to redeem itself in
Fayetteville Observer

Rutgers vs. North Carolina- Quick Lane Bowl Preview
SI.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Lacey leads NC State to comeback win over Louisiana Tech
-
Hurricanes, Khudobin beat Devils in shootout
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Former Duke guard Tommy Amaker has impact at Harvard

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, linebacker Luke Kuechly voted to Pro Bowl
-
NFL moves Carolina Panthers-Atlanta Falcons game to 4-25 p.m. on CBS
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Modern-day gladiator- Josh Norman is up for any challenge
-
Walker, Henderson lift Hornets over Bucks 108-101

49ers- U-M handled Harbaugh issue 'correctly'
Detroit Free Press

Louisiana Tech’s Houston Bates excited to face former Illinois teammates in Heart of Dallas Bowl
Baton Rouge Advocate

December 23, 2014

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Who’s who of ACC, ECU football players on 2014 All-America teams
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Favorable ruling ensures Winston’s availability for Seminoles

Barclay- MU ready to play
 
Marshall and Northern Illinois play in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl at 6 p.m. today.
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From ESPN.com
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Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi has emerged as a focus of Pittsburgh's head coach search
-
Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster has signed a five-year contract
-
Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo has been named the head coach at Colorado State

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers taking more risks late in games, and it’s paying off
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Once Cam Newton hit sled, it was all down hill
-
Charlotte Hornets convincingly put away Denver Nuggets, 110-82
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Dr. Jerry Punch staying with ESPN
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SDSU athletic director named to new NCAA council

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State awaits another challenge from Louisiana Tech
-
Canes’ young forwards a reason for optimism
-
Bengals pick off Manning 4 times, reach playoffs

Former Miami Central High stars Rakeem Cato, Tommy Shuler to finish Marshall careers at Boca Raton Bowl
Miami Herald

December 22, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers-Falcons showdown set for Week 17
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Panthers beat Browns, control own destiny
-
Newton- Crowd wrong to cheer Manziel injury

From the Greensboro News Record
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Ed Hardin- Happy return for Newton, Panthers
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UNC football prepares for Quick Lane Bowl

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Bowl practice allows Gamecocks to instill toughness, experience
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Winston cleared in conduct probe

With win, RGIII's future appears more secure
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 21, 2014

Complete-game win by RGIII sends Philly sprawling
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC starts fast, holds on for 82-74 victory against Ohio State
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West Virginia too much for NC State in 83-69 loss
-
Hurricanes give up late goal, fall to Rangers 3-2 in shoot out
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David Robinson's son, Justin, to walk on at Duke
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Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton, Manziel share inescapable hype
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Hornets dominate Jazz in 104-86 win
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Davidson rolls to 7th straight win
-
College football playoff, bowl guide

New Orleans Bowl 2014 game notes- Terrance Broadway goes out on top
New Orleans Times-Picayune

December 20, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Garner's Nyheim Hines will play college football at NC State
-
DeCock- Harrison trade the first of many to come for Hurricanes
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Jahlil Okafor's passing allows Duke to run triple option
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Williams, UNC wait for 'big-time' player to emerge in front court
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Carolina Panthers are closing in on a 1,000-yard receiving duo
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Kemba Walker, Hornets roll past 76ers
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Time Warner Cable hikes customer fees for sports channels, Internet modems

December 19, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes' Harrison dealt to Jets for draft pick
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Canes end losing streak with 4-1 win against Maple Leafs
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UNC's Roy Williams is fired up and getting mean - like he used to be

From the Roanoke Times
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Bud Foster says he's had no contact with other schools about jobs
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UVa baseball team to make a holiday trip to Central America

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Report- Vick has paid back most of $18 million in debt
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FCC- "Redskins" not profane; station keeps license

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers QB Cam Newton expected to start against Browns
-
Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford- ‘Our problem is we don’t guard’
-
Reserves rally 49ers against App. State

Michael Jordan's UNC shoes sell for $33000
WNCN

December 18, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Ralston Turner helps revived NC State defeat Tennessee
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DeCock- Mood generally good for Triangle teams heading into big weekend elsewhere
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Reeling Canes try to battle on
-
APNewsBreak- Judge rejects NCAA concussions deal

Kentucky football expected to hire W.Va. assistant as offensive coordinator
Lexington Herald-Leader

Ed Hardin- Newton should sit, but we’ll see
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton looks sharp in 1st practice after wreck
-
Charlotte Hornets fall to Phoenix Suns, 111-106
-
Kurt Busch testifies at no-contact order hearing

Bowl-bound Wolfpack happy not to be home for the holidays
Wilmington Star-News

College football coaching carousel- Wisconsin hires Chryst
WTVM 9

Vic Koenning returns to Troy for second stint as defensive coordinator
Troy Messenger

UNCW holds off Liberty in OT
WWAY NewsChannel 3

Bob Huggins Was Right- Stop Playing Marshall
The Smoking Musket (blog)

Spurrier now on 'four to five' year plan at South Carolina
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

December 17, 2014

Geoff Collins makes 'lateral' move from Mississippi State to Florida, says Dan Mullen
Al.com

2014-2015 Bowl Previews, Analysis, Picks 
College Football News

Ed Hardin- Heels handle Spartans
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC Now- Tar Heels bounce back from ‘Cats’ loss with 79-56 win at UNCG
-
NC State waiting on bigs to step forward
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Running game fuels Wolfpack’s improvement
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Some UNC players, after 'lazy' season, learned about Vic Koenning news on Twitter
-
Jordan Staal on return- ‘It’s going to be a little while yet’

Tar Heels will be healthy for Quick Lane Bowl game
Wilmington Star-News

From the Roanoke Times
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Redskins' Griffin tuning out the noise at season's end
-
Coaching, offensive openings could bring growth to UVa football
-
All-America team packed with players from playoff -- and one from Virginia Tech

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers' Cam Newton relishes new role- Santa
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It was Bill Polian’s job to make the tough calls for Panthers
-
Charlotte Hornets trading Lance Stephenson complex
-
Hornets gameday
-
Suspension over, but unlikely Charlotte Hornets' Jeff Taylor will immediately be on active roster
-
Sprint to end NASCAR series sponsorship after 2016
-
Charlotte 49ers escape against College of Charleston
-
Mexico featured in Gold Cup doubleheader in July at Bank of America Stadium

College football bowl gifts: good, bad and ridiculous
Sporting News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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For Gamecocks, opening of bowl practice feels like a new start
-
Holbrook contract extended through 2019 season
-
It's not Florida, but Shreveport still promises a good game - and gumbo
-
Rough year for Clemson's Cole Stoudt ends with one final shot at redemption

From the CBS Sports
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Will Harbaugh be Michigan's man?
-
Bo Pelini is taking job at Youngstown State
-
Miami, Nike could end 27-year-old partnership
-
Big 12 officiating crew to work CFP title game

ODU sells out every game, but college football attendance continues to slip nationwide
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 16, 2014

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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State senate bill would require Clemson, South Carolina to pay athletes
-
Gamecocks scrambling to hold on to recruits
-
FSU hangover still lingers for Miami

Tuesday Skull Session - Replacing Tom Herman
Eleven Warriors

Is Spurrier, Jr. In The Mix For Job At Kentucky?
WSPA.com

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
UAB's decision could mean 13-team league
-
UAB cornerback, 2 Fork Union players commit to ODU

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Rivera taking wait-and-see approach on Newton’s status
-
Saints beat Bears 31-15, grab South lead
-
Georgia Tech beats Appalachian State 70-57

From WRAL Sportsfan
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Tar Heels' struggling defense gets 1 more shot
-
Holliday- College football's 7 Deadly Sins

From the Roanoke Times
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Redskins will stick with Robert Griffin as Gruden cites team struggles
-
Virginia Tech's Willie Byrn wraps up an unlikely career

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Okafor has 25 and 20 in Duke’s 75-62 win over Elon
-
Canes hope to avoid NHL’s mumps outbreak
-
NC State buzzer shot looked good, but it wasn’t
-
UNC coach Larry Fedora looks to replace Vic Koenning

December 15, 2014

Holliday's hire went from secret to success
The Register Herald

Steve Spurrier’s son a candidate to become Kentucky Football Offensive Coordinator
kysportsconnection.com

From CollegeFootballTalk
-
Johnny Manziel’s debut as an NFL starter couldn’t have gone much worse
-
North Carolina reportedly targeting Florida’s D.J. Durkin as its defensive coordinator

Wofford pulls off thrilling upset at NC State, 55-54
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Karl Hess returns to N.C. State … and things don’t end well for the Wolfpack
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State’s apparent buzzer-beater comes too late
-
Limitless ceiling on Duke basketball’s potential
-
Jacobs- How data help Duke refine approach on court
-
Assessing the risk as Canes evaluate free agents

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers survive freak week, stay in playoff race
-
Henderson- Hornets’ ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-shirts spread awareness

From CBS Sports
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Man charged with murder of Auburn TE Mitchell
-
Mariota wins Heisman Trophy
-
Mizzou DC Steckel new coach at Missouri State

From the Roanoke Times
-
Redskins watch momentum swing abruptly in loss to Giants
-
VMI hires UVa assistant Wachenheim as new football coach

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Winners and losers in the new bowl order
-
Huggins brightens Swinney's day

December 14, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC’s Williams in foul mood after 84-70 beating at Kentucky
-
Flyers rout Hurricanes 5-1
-
Oregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Carolina Panthers go back to the future, become relevant again
-
For Panthers, Derek Anderson is Next Man Up
-
Nets get hot from 3-point range, rout Hornets 114-87
-
Charlotte Hornets join the "I Can't Breathe" movement, wearing T-shirts in warm-ups vs. Brooklyn Nets

December 13, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte 49ers dismiss 5 as baseball investigation continues
-
Muschamp returning to Auburn as defensive coordinator
-
Grizzles grab win from Hornets 113-107 in 2OT
-
Bucs-Panthers game matches top prospects for NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year

UNCW running teams not satisfied after private meeting
W
ilmington Star-News

Judge hears media lawsuit over fired UNC staffers
WNCN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC faces a tall task against Kentucky
-
State Now- 3 Points from Friday’s 86-50 win over Charleston Southern
-
Canes hope bad breaks end soon

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Redskins QB McCoy gets medical OK to start Sunday
-
ODU's Taylor Heinicke signs with famed NFL agent

Air Force coach Calhoun- Playoff is un-American
CBS Sports

Spurrier's '2-3 years' comment hurting recruiting
247 Sports

No NCAA update on Southern’s status yet
Baton Rouge Advocate

December 12, 2014

UNC fires the coach of its porous defense
Fayetteville Observer

Dooley- Never too many bowlsNo one is forcing you to watch them all
Gainesville Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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'Lucky' night favors Tampa Bay; Hurricanes fall 2-1
-
Source- UNC DC Vic Koenning 'moving on'
-
Return games at Reynolds Coliseum have been good to Wolfpack
-
How does Mike Krzyzewski keep bringing that high level of energy?
-
Wake Forest’s big lineman has huge impact

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers' Cam Newton on wreck- ‘Somebody’s supposed to be dead’
-
DeAngelo Williams 'probably' out vs. Bucs
-
Panthers PSL holders get playoff notification
-
Panthers' Olsen excited for 30 for 30’s ‘The U Part 2’
-
'Natural' QB Philly Brown ready if needed
-
Hornets’ Hairston again draws unwanted attention
-
Big NASCAR weekend in Charlotte

From the Roanoke Times
-
Doughty- UVa is not alone with its string of losing seasons
-
Criticism continues to rain, but Redskins riding out the storm

Virginia Tech's Dadi Nicolas awaits advisory board, while Brewer's shoulder is bowl-ready
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Bowl bid (not trip) is what matters
Greensboro News-Record

Official- Watson will miss bowl game to repair, rehab torn ACL
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

December 11, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Joe Giglio’s A-Z guide to college football bowl season
-
DeCock- Time for Hurricanes to make something of wasted season
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Duke spokesman- No contact with David Cutcliffe or Kevin White about the Michigan job

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers QB Cam Newton out vs. Tampa Bay, Derek Anderson to start
-
Panthers can flip script again after Cam crash
-
Hornets hold off Celtics, 96-87
-
Charlotte familiar ground for Belk Bowl coaches
-
Brian France- No changes to Chase format in 2015

Deacs’ radio analyst will have surgery; Odom to help fill in
Winston Salem Journal

December 10, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton has back fractures after wreck
-
Cam Newton crash offers reminder of what matters
-
Newton likely to miss Sunday game vs. Bucs
-
Hornets’ Kidd-Gilchrist cleared to practice, set to play Wednesday against the Celtics
-
Charlotte 49ers looking to UAB for transfers; get commitment from S.C. RB

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Madison Bumgarner named SI Sportsman of the Year
-
Canes looking for ways to score more goals
-
Duke LB Helton wins Campbell Trophy

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
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Texans' Clowney has microfracture knee surgery
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Sources- Surgery this week will end Clemson QB Watson's season
-
USC's bowl opponent Miami is still 'the U'

Finances, compliance spur UNCW sports cuts
Wilmington Star-News

App Trail- Jerry Moore, College Football Hall of Fame
Winston Salem Journal

December 9, 2014

UNCW to cut four running programs
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Mistakes cost Canes in 2-1 loss to Jagr and Devils as home stand ends
-
Carter- Tar Heels find fitting fate in Quick Lane Bowl

From the Charlotte Observer
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Arizona's Wright wins Bronko Nagurski Trophy
-
Carolina Panthers celebrate dominant Sunday with working Monday

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Former Clemson QB Streeter hired to replace Morris as QBs coach
-
Clemson WR Demarre Kitt decides to transfer

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Virginia Tech's Brandon Facyson will miss spring practices after suffering broken leg
-
College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Players cast adrift by UAB consider ODU for new home
-
RGIII might start for Redskins; McCoy to get tests

Ranking the Bowl Games
ESPN

From CBS Sports
-
Ranking the bowls
-
KU AD- Big 12 talking championship game 'now'

December 8, 2014

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
UNC, Duke, N.C. State, ECU learn bowl destinations
-
College football FBS bowl schedule

Frenzied selection process aside, State teams happy with bowl destinations
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State, Duke, UNC bowl bound
-
College Football Playoffs selections bring debate
-
DeCock- Bowl process takes murky step backward, NC State pays price
-
Carolina Hurricanes fall to Detroit Red Wings 3-1

From ESPN
-
Ohio State will join Alabama, Oregon and Florida State in the inaugural College Football Playoff
-
Bowl  Picture Overview

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers unexpectedly approach perfection in rout
-
Panthers blow out rival Saints, 41-10
-
Harper on thrown can- 'It looked like the WWE'

From the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier
-
Clemson, Oklahoma to square off in Russell Athletic Bowl
-
Matchup with Miami has Gamecocks anticipating Independence Bowl

Aggies vs. West Virginia in Liberty Bowl on Dec. 29
Houston Chronicle

Washington Redskins may have hit bottom in loss to Rams
Roanoke Times

December 7, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State tops Wake Forest 78-65 in ACC opener
-
No. 2 Florida State tops No. 12 Ga. Tech 37-35 for ACC title
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'Weird day' arrives for ex-Red Wings and current Canes Bill Peters, Andrej Nestrasil
-
Fowler- Panthers' Cam Newton hasn't proven he's a $100 million quarterback

ACC bowl projections: Florida State heads to the playoff after winning third straight league title
Syracuse.com

All hail Jimbo Fisher, FSU as kings of ACC
Orlando Sentinel

Marshall football notebook- Haig unlikely C-USA championship MVP
Charleston Gazette Mail

Quick hits from La. Tech's loss to Marshall
Monroe News Star

Gamecocks hoping for bid to the Belk Bowl
Greenville (SC) News

For Gamecocks, it's likely Belk or Birmingham
Times and Democrat

December 6, 2014

Possibilities abound for Military Bowl organizers
Annapolis Capital

Virginia Tech appears likely to go to Military Bowl, but it 'depends on
Washington Post

ACC to announce bowl lineup on selection show Sunday
Wilmington Star-News

CUSA Championship- Edge goes to Herd in experience
Charleston Gazette

From the Tampa Bay Times
-
FSU aims to leave no doubt in ACC title game
-
New Gators coach Jim McElwain arrives in Gainesville

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Georgia Tech coach says Florida State should be ranked No. 1
-
For Carolina Panthers, red zone becomes dead zone

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Wake Forest's transformation project crosses paths with N.C. State in ACC opener
-
Oregon routs Arizona 51-13 to win Pac-12 championship
-
College Football roundup- Northern Illinois wins MAC title game

Scrutiny and safeguards- USC and Clemson balance athletics, academics in wake of UNC scandal
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

December 5, 2014

Gators, Huskers hire coaches
Greenville Daily Reflector

Gamecocks aren't alone playing the bowl waiting game
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Semin scores, but third-period goal by Capitals downs Canes
-
Centennial Authority OKs master plan for PNC Arena
-
ACC commissioner John Swofford looks to the future for conference
-
US legislation would create presidential commission for college sports
-
Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy returns to team facilities, Twitter
-
Murray, Romo lead Cowboys over Bears 41-28

December 4, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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No. 4 Duke powers through road win over No. 2 Wisconsin
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Tar Heels' toughness questioned again after loss against Iowa
-
DeCock- With heavy heart and no time to grieve, Roy Williams goes back to work
-
Carolina Panthers say December is no time to surrender
-
Hornets lose 10th straight after Bullls' fourth-quarter charge

How Baylor and TCU can wreck college football playoff picture
New York Times

Could inaugural College Football Playoff exclude undefeated Florida State?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Redskins seeking faster starts offensively
Roanoke Times

MARSHALL FOOTBALL- Attitude the key for Louisiana Tech's
Charleston Daily Mail

A lot must play out before Hokies know their bowl
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Report- UAB only signed stadium lease for 2014
NBC Sports

Report- UL-Lafayatte, Ark. St., S. Ala. get bids
CBS Sports

December 3, 2014

From the Birmingham News
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UAB President Ray Watts- 'Killing football was not what we set out to do'
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Ray Watts and his balance sheet kill UAB football, and strong men shed honest tears
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Mob taunts, curses Ray Watts as UAB football supporters leave in tears following announcement
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Watson Brown on demise of UAB football- 'It's like losing a family member to me'
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UAB head coach Bill Clark 'heartbroken' about school's decision to end football program
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UAB Blazers logo erased from Legion Field for the last time
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Colorado State recruit reportedly told to postpone visit because Jim McElwain 'taking the Florida job'

Fearless fussing over lost ornaments
USA Today

Louisiana Tech's Holtz all too familiar with The Joan
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

CONFERENCE USA FOOTBALL- Marshall AD, coach disappointed
Charleston Daily Mail

Batten- Recruiting contact period begins with flurry of region offers
Fayetteville Observer

Appalachian’s waiver request for bowl eligibility denied by NCAA
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hurricanes beat Predators 2-1 as Cam Ward wins goalies' duel
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ACC gets a boost from Big Ten and CFP rankings
-
TCU jumps Florida St into 3rd in playoff rankings
-
Jahlil Okafor vs. Frank Kaminsky highlights Duke-Wisconsin game
-
Purdue beats NC State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
-
UNC-Iowa game carries special meaning for Iowa native Marcus Paige

From the Charlotte Observer
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Davidson, Charlotte renew rivalry with freshmen in key roles
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Panthers let go 2 players who gave up TDs in loss to Vikings
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Struggling Hornets dealing with a new sort of pressure -- expectations

College Football Playoff rankings might send Clemson to Citrus Bowl
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

December 2, 2014

Week 15 Bowl Projections- Baylor, TCU make closing arguments
Sporting News

2014-2015 Bowl Projections: Week 14
College Football News

ACC to hold drawing for Notre Dame bowl spot
CBS Sports

From the Birmingham News
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UAB booster believes killing football program is a 'done deal,' a decision 2 decades in the making
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Amid off-the-field controversy, UAB football racking up accolades for play on it
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Gov. Robert Bentley says he'll look into UAB football question; says this season cause for optimism
-
UAB seniors to President Ray Watts- 'Fight for us or look us in the eye and tell us you don't believe in us'
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UAB students march, demand answers from the administration, disrupt traffic
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Alabama head coach Nick Saban can see both sides of UAB football situation

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Big Ten Challenge road success elusive for NC State
-
Saunders- Nearly 50 years later, repentant thief returns photos of UNC basketball team
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Smaller Canes work to attack the net, disrupt goalies
-
Scott Fowler- Who’s ‘The Biggest Loser’ – Panthers or Hornets?

Woody- Another Redskins star falling from grace
Roanoke Times

Sneaky good regular season for ACC football
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Spurrier to return as Gamecocks coach in 2015
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

December 1, 2014

UAB prepared to shut down football program
USA Today

Alabama-Birmingham to fire athletic director, shut down football program
SI.com

Demise of UAB football is a blow to Conference USA, and thus a blow to Old Dominion
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Afterthoughts on N.C. State-UNC and bowl projections
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Notre Dame complicating bowl future for NC State and Duke
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2014 Duke football- What could have been
-
AD Cunningham- UNC not considering declining bowl bid
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Late Hits- ACC Sweep of SEC makes for banner day
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Ohio State player dead of self-inflicted gunshot
-
Luck leads Colts past Redskins 49-27

From the Charlotte Observer
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Vikings extend Panthers losing streak, 31-13
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Panthers should plan for future, not playoffs
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Notes- Stewart most effective Panthers RB
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Observations- Panthers can't buy a win after bye
-
Henry’s buzzer beater gives Charlotte 49ers 66-63 win over UNC Asheville
-
Krzyzewski full of pride as Duke dispatches a gritty Army 93-73

WFU's Clawson- We're going to win here
Winston Salem Journal

A Spurrier exit strategy might make sense, now
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

ACC vs. Big Ten- New challenge awaits
Greensboro News-Record

December 31, 2014

The American Today - Conference Play Begins Wednesday
theAmerican.org

Bearcats' dominant first half too much for NC State
Cincinnati Enquirer

NC State’s casual effort leads to frustrating loss to Cincinnati
Raleigh News & Observer

UConn Men Will Get An Up-And-Coming Temple Team On Wednesday
Hartford Courant

UCF men's basketball vs. Tulsa- Catching up with Donnie Jones
Orlando Sentinel

After up-and-down nonconference, Tulsa opens American play
Tulsa World

Three teams that could challenge SMU for the AAC title
Dallas Morning News

Today’s USF-Southern Methodist game
Tampa Tribune

Tigers Basketball Notes Vs. Houston
gotigersgo.com

December 30, 2014

UConn Women Pull Away From No. 10 Duke
Hartford Courant

UConn women ride defense past Duke 83-52
 
The Huskies play their first conference road game of the season on Wednesday against East Carolina
The Hour Online

The American Today - Moreira Sets Conference Blocks Record in SMU Win
theAmerican.org

From the Houston Chronicle
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Pair of Cougars to miss UH’s bowl game due to academic ineligibility
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Dan Hammerschmidt looks to keep UH offense intact in interim role

Physical Cincinnati will test NC State’s toughness
Raleigh News & Observer

George O'Leary said he'll take his time hiring a new UCF defensive coordinator
Orlando Sentinel

Larry Brown calls out team after SMU's uninspired win against D-II Midwestern State
Dallas Morning News

December 29, 2014

The American Today - Four Teams Pick Up Victories Sunday
theAmerican.org

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC's Cronin will not coach NC State game
-
Bearcats aim higher after another 9-4 season

UConn Gets Contributions Everywhere To Rout Central
Hartford Courant

Poor shooting, turnovers plague Tulane men in loss at St. John's
New Orleans Times Picayune

Temple wins third in a row
Philly.com

USF falls to Bowling Green for sixth loss in seven games
Tampa Bay Times

Defensive breakdowns costly in USF’s setback
Tampa Tribune

UCF defensive coordinator Tyson Summers to leave for Colorado State according to report
Orlando Sentinel

December 28, 2014

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today - Hoops Action Resumes Sunday After Holiday Break
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The American Today- Conference Play Begins
-
Cincinnati Falls in Military Bowl, 33-17 to Virginia Tech
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UCF Falls To NC State in Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC again suffers double-digit bowl loss to ACC team
-
Kiel hurt as UC falls in Military Bowl

Virginia Tech handles high-scoring Cincy
Annapolis Capital

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia Tech keeps streak alive, posts 33-17 win against Cincinnati in Military Bowl
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McFarling- Little known Hokie comes up big in bowl win
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Hokie freshman Stroman shows off his versatility in Military Bowl win

John Klein- Todd Graham believes Tulsa is a good coaching job
Tulsa World

UCF bowl loss marks bittersweet end for Knights' successful senior class
Orlando Sentinel

Report- SMU lands Duke hoops transfer Semi Ojeleye; will be eligible next season
Dallas Morning News

Jeff Jacobs- UConn And Tennessee - Time To Renew Women's Basketball Rivalry
Hartford Courant

December 27, 2014

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF rally falls short against NC State in Bitcoin Bowl
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Even after Bitcoin Bowl loss, UCF better than Gators and 'Canes (sub req'd)

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State holds off UCF 34-27 in Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl
-
UCF fails in bid for 10-win season with bowl loss

Classic matchup for Military Bowl 
Annapolis Capital

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Bowl game offers UC chance at coveted 10th win
-
UC-Virginia Tech- What you need to know

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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For Virginia Tech football, next Beamer's up
-
Bowl, buildup, but not the same without Frank Beamer
-
Va. Tech offensive coordinator focused on Military Bowl

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Frank Beamer's return figures to inspire Virginia Tech in Military Bowl
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Who has the edge- Military Bowl | Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech
-
Military Bowl features old acquaintances, chances to finish strong for Tech and Cincinnati

From the Roanoke Times
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McFarling- Beamer, likely in his twilight, in need of big bowl of victory
-
Military Bowl- Hokies look for 'normal' game despite coach's absence on sideline
-
Game day post- Virginia Tech vs. Cincinnati in the Military Bowl

Boston Globe has Tulane men's basketball game on its must-see list for weekend
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 26, 2014

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Bitcoin Bowl a chance for UCF football seniors to cement legacy
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UCF coach George O'Leary not a fan of mixing teams at bowl game events

UCF seeks third straight 10-win season, bowl victory against North Carolina State
Daytona Beach News-Journal

Central Florida aims to spoil Wolfpack's holidays
Greensboro News & Record

UCF relishing opportunity against NC State
UCFSports.com

Wolfpack seeks more validation in bowl
Burlington Times News

UCF, NC State all business in the Bitcoin Bowl
WNCN

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Tuberville facing one of his ex-Texas Tech QBs in bowl
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Washington on track to be UC career receptions leader

Military Bowl a homecoming game for some Hokies
Richmond.com

From Maddux Sports (blog)
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Military Bowl Betting Preview- Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Virginia Tech
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St. Petersburg Bowl- NC State Wolfpack vs. UCF Knights

December 25, 2014

Central Florida, Wolfpack's bowl opponent, already has damaged ECU's season
Raleigh News & Observer

UCF breaks down memorable Hail Mary play
Tampa Bay Times

BITCOIN St. Petersburg Bowl- NC State vs. UCF
College Football News

From Athlon Sports
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Preview N.C. State at Central Florida
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Military Bowl Preview and Prediction- Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech

December 24, 2014

Navy pulls out improbable 17-16 win in Poinsettia Bowl
Annapolis Capital

UCF football focused on winning bowl despite holiday distractions
Orlando Sentinel

Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl- NC State vs. Central Florida
Fayetteville Observer

Tigers Take OT Thriller at Miami Beach Bowl
Memphis Flyer

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Bearcats cruise past Wagner
-
Former AD has mixed emotions for 'Babcock Bowl'

UConn's Daniel Hamilton Answers 'Callouts' In Win Against Columbia
Hartford Courant

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH defensive coordinator David Gibbs interviews with Texas Tech
-
Two coaches set to join new UH coach Herman’s staff

Missouri hires Tiger defensive coordinator Barry Odom
Orlando Sentinel

Coach Taggart- Expect faster USF offense next season
Tampa Bay Times

Tulane drops final non-conference game to Florida State, 65-54
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 23, 2014

Brawl caps Memphis' 2OT bowl win
ESPN

From theAmerican.org
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Memphis Prevails in Thrilling Miami Beach Bowl
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The American Announces Preseason Baseball Honors
-
Tom Herman Named Houston's Head Football Coach
-
SMU's Moreira, UCF's Henriquez Earn Weekly Honors

Memphis beats BYU in Miami Beach Bowl; game ends in brawl
Miami Herald

Memphis wins Miami Beach Brawl
NBC Sports

From the Provo Herald
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BYU football loses to Memphis in wild Miami Beach Bowl overtime contest
-
DICKSON- Miami Beach Bowl turns into Miami Beach Brawl
-
BYU Football Notebook- To ice or not to ice the Memphis kicker -- that was the question

From the Deseret News
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Wild one- Memphis edges BYU in double-overtime at Miami Beach Bowl
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Miami Beach Bowl ends in free-for-all brawl
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Rock On- BYU has been there, fought that
-
Harmon- Bowl loss reflected season, close losses, frustration after comebacks

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Brawling Tigers to face disciplinary action
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Tigers win Miami Beach Bowl in second overtime (sub req'd)
-
Calkins- Tigers cap stunning season (sub req'd)
-
Fight between Tigers, Cougars mars aftermath (sub req'd)

From Philly.com
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Temple stuns No. 10 Kansas
-
Win over KU helps Temple's resume
-
Guards help Owls take step forward

Ex-SMU coach June Jones- I contemplated leaving in 2012; school's restrictions don't give you chance to win
Dallas Morning News

From CBS Sports
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Memphis wins Miami Beach Bowl
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Take me out to the bowl game
-
Navy players hang with beluga whale at Sea World

2014 SDCCU Poinsettia Bowl- Navy vs. SDSU - Running games and more running games in tonight's showdown
College Football News

Aztecs take run at Midshipmen
Annapolis Capital

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Bearcats prep for Wagner without Cronin
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Would big Bowl crowd help UC's Big 12 bid?
-
UC named best college football team for the money 2014

Huskies Find Shooting Touch, Beat Columbia 80-65
Hartford Courant

Tulane baseball picked to finish sixth out of eight American Athletic Conference teams
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 22, 2014

BYU-Memphis Preview- Focus might determine success for Cougar football at Miami Beach Bowl
Provo Herald

Memphis Finalizes Preparation for Miami Beach Bowl
gotigersgo.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal (sub req'd)
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Memphis, BYU come back strong this season
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Memphis, BYU controversy quelled by truth

New-look Owls take on No. 10 Kansas
Philly.com

Bearcats ready to move on despite Cronin situation
Cincinnati Enquirer

USF adds Hope as staff takes shape
Tampa Tribune

December 21, 2014

SMU beats Michigan to earn first win over power conference team this year
Dallas Morning News

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Cronin sits out after unruptured aneurysm found
-
Without Cronin, Bearcats fall to VCU
-
UC's offense leaves little room for error

Memphis, BYU meet in inaugural Miami Beach Bowl
Raleigh News & Observer

Tigers Basketball Ties Blocks Record In Oral Roberts Win
gotigersgo.com

USF drops fifth straight, falls to FSU
Tampa Bay Times

Huskies Spread Christmas Cheer, But Columbia Will Be No Holiday
Hartford Courant

After transfer, Morgan fits in fast with Temple
Philly.com

Tulane guard Cameron Reynolds out for a least six weeks with injury
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Tulsa QB Dane Evans says of Philip Montgomery- 'It's a great hire for me'
Tulsa World

December 20, 2014

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today - Six Games Highlight Saturday's Schedule
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AMERICAN STORIES- Postseason Preview?
-
The American Today - Temple Flies Past Delaware

John Klein- TU football taking steps to remain relevant in FBS
Tulsa World

UCF's young players prepare to take lead roles in the Bitcoin St. Pete Bowl
Orlando Sentinel

Bearcats raring to run with Virginia Commonwealth
Cincinnati Enquirer

Calhoun, Out With Sprained Knee, Returns To Action
Hartford Courant

Seton Hall routs USF Bulls by 20
Tampa Bay Times

December 19, 2014

From theAmerican.org
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American Announces Football Schedule Format for 2015-18
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12 Plays of Christmas Day 8- Memphis Wins Conference Football Championship

From the Hartford Courant
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Jeff Jacobs- It Can't Be All Boatright, All The Time
-
AAC Football- UConn To Play Newcomer Navy At Home In 2015

Duke remains undefeated with 66-56 win over UConn
Raleigh News & Observer

College Notebook- Cincy assistant has extensive ties to Hokies
Roanoke Times

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Senior UCF kicker Shawn Moffitt leaves void in kicking game
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UCF football won't play Navy in American Athletic Conference until 2017

From philly.com
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Morgan fits in at Temple in a hurry
-
Temple defeats Delaware
-
Owls' 2015-18 conference opponents announced
-
Temple lands talented JUCO DT

Cougars learn home-and-away schedules for 2015-18
Houston Chronicle

Tulane aims for its ninth straight win Friday against Jackson State
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 18, 2014

UC Bearcats top No. 19 San Diego State in OT
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tigers 83, USC Upstate 73
Memphis Flyer

From the Hartford Courant
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Capsule- Unranked UConn Vs. No. 2 Duke
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UConn-Duke- A Storied Nine-Game History

Cougars fall to Arkansas-Pine Bluff in OT
Houston Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF OL Joey Grant to miss Bitcoin St. Pete Bowl game due to shoulder surgery
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UCF sells out its Bitcoin bowl allotment, Knights acquire more tickets

Win or lose, scrappy USF Bulls battle
Tampa Bay Times

Knox Bardeen- Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl breakdown- NC State vs UCF
FOXSports.com

Lewis- Outlook bright for Tulane basketball
The New Orleans Advocate

December 17, 2014

From theAmerican.org
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UCF's Glenn, East Carolina's Hardy Named To AP All-America Teams
12 Plays of Christmas Day 6- Greg Ward TD vs Memphis
-
The American Today - Memphis Cruises to Monday Night Win

From the Hartford Courant
-
UConn Meets No. 2 Duke; Huskies In Search Of Signature Win
-
UConn-Duke Men's Hoop- The Numbers Seem To Favor Duke

Herman's plan for University of Houston football hooks Rhoades
Houston Chronicle

Houston hires Ohio State playcaller Herman
CBS Sports

UC to face Jekyll-and-Hyde Hokies in bowl game
Cincinnati Enquirer

Four Reasons UCF Will Not Join the Big 12
SportsTalkFlorida.com

Jacoby Glenn first UCF player named to AP All-America team since Kevin Smith
Orlando Sentinel

From philly.com
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Temple ramps up football recruiting
-
Will Power Five ruin NCAA Tournament?

USF Bulls draw big praise for hiring Tom Allen
Tampa Bay Times

December 16, 2014

From theAmerican.org
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UConn's Brimah, East Carolina's Tyson Earn Weekly Honors
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Payne, Ferreira Win Weekly Women's Basketball Honors

From the Houston Chronicle
-
University of Houston to hire Tom Herman as next head coach
-
Report- Herman impresses at interview for UH coaching job
-
Houston football- Get to know Tom Herman
-
Report- Former Longhorn Applewhite to join Herman’s staff at UH
-
UH defensive coordinator Gibbs expected to stay on Herman’s staff
-
UH basketball team loses Bertrand Nkali for season

From the Tulsa World
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New TU coach Philip Montgomery combines love of family, hard work and sports
-
What new coach Philip Montgomery inherits- A look at Tulsa's 2015 roster
-
New Tulsa football coach Philip Montgomery's resume

From the Tampa Tribune
-
Ole Miss assistant being hired to lead the USF defense
-
Bulls suffer third straight loss

From the Tampa Bay Times
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USF appears set to hire Tom Allen as defensive coordinator
-
Marlon Mack named AAC Rookie of the Year

UC football lands 3 more recruits
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane men's hoops returns Tuesday looking for its eighth straight
-
12 days of Tulane Christmas- Can Wave get a push up front defensively?

Three Thoughts on the Miami Beach Bowl
Memphis Flyer

Owls' offense flouders in loss
philly.com

At Calhoun's Food Drive, Talk Shifts To UConn Rivalry Vs. Duke
Hartford Courant

December 15, 2014

The American Today - Brimah's Huge Day Carries UConn
theAmerican.org

Brimah Scores 40 As UConn Ends Three-Game Losing Streak
Hartford Courant

Nebraska loss underscores UC's offensive woes
Cincinnati Enquirer

Owls' offense flouders in loss
Philly.com

Ask Hoover- Saturday's angry Bedlam questions answered
Tulsa World

Navy makes it 13 straight wins over rival Army
CBS Sports

December 14, 2014

Navy extends streak with 17-10 win over Army
Annapolis Capital

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC suffers ugly double OT loss to Nebraska
-
AAC's struggles may cost Bearcats

Cougars overwhelmed by No. 4 Aggies in College Station
Houston Chronicle

TU looks to return to high-powered offenses under new head coach
Tulsa World

Breshad Perriman- Report- Perriman to declare for NFL Draft
Rotoworld.com

Memphis back to practice for Miami Beach Bowl
Memphis Commercial Appeal (sub req'd)

December 13, 2014

Muschamp out of the mix for UH vacant head coach job
Houston Chronicle

Revisiting SMU’s season predictions- Mustangs were supposed to be bad, but not this bad
Dallas Morning News

Walker not as good, not all his fault
Philly.com

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Strickland transferring from UC
-
Mick Cronin won't sell Nebraska short

Jeff Jacobs- Missing His Shot, UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out
Hartford Courant

Tulane cornerback Lorenzo Doss will enter 2015 NFL Draft
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 12, 2014

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa hires Baylor's offensive coordinator Philip Montgomery as head coach
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Get to know TU's new coach Philip Montgomery
-
John Klein- New coach Philip Montgomery fits Tulsa football profile
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John E. Hoover- Montgomery must recruit deep in the heart of Texas
-
Noteworthy quarterbacks coached by new TU coach Philip Montgomery
-
New Tulsa coach Philip Montgomery- A closer look at his resume

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF hoops falls at Illinois-Chicago
-
UCF football reloaded headed into 2015 season

UConn Football Attendance Hits Record Low
Hartford Courant

UCF on a high for Bitcoin Bowl against NC State
Tampabay.com

Owls shake off slow start in win
Philly.com

UH's coaching search not deterring top QB recruit Ben Hicks
Houston Chronicle

Jon Sumrall said he's 'not running from Tulane' to join the Troy football staff
New Orleans Times Picayune

Greenville WR D'erren Wilson becomes second commit in Chad Morris era at SMU
Dallas Morning News

Bulls Beat- Is USF ready for next realignment?
Tampa Tribune

Four-game stretch will test Tigers bench
Memphis Commercial Appeal (sub req'd)

December 11, 2014

Amercan Athletic Conference Announces 2014 Postseason Football Honors
theAmerican.org

TU coaching search continues as Matt Wells says he's happy at Utah State
Tulsa World

UCF's Jacoby Glenn named American Athletic Conference's co-defensive player of the year
Orlando Sentinel

From Sports Talk Florida
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Reflecting on The UCF Hail Mary Win at East Carolina
-
Bad News UCF And USF - No Big XII Expansion Any Time Soon

December 10, 2014

Navy unveils 'Don't Tread on Me' uniforms for Army-Navy game
Annapolis Capital

UCF sells out its Bitcoin bowl allotment, Knights acquire more tickets
Orlando Sentinel

Sadie Edwards Leaving UConn Women's Team
Hartford Courant

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane co-defensive coordintor Jon Sumrall departs to join Troy staff
-
12 Days of Tulane Football- Wave needs better quarterback play for 2015

From the Dallas Morning News
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National writer- SMU hoops unluckiest team in America; AAC a one-bid league?
-
Nichols- SMU scattered vast trail of emotional baggage en route to 1-11
-
Memphis, BYU, Cincy? Pros/cons of schools floated for Big 12 expansion

Amid Big 12 speculation, USF sees opportunity and reality
Tampa Bay Times

In Big 12 speculation, Memphis just 1 of many
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulsa football makes ESPN's final 'Bottom 10' of the season
Tulsa World

December 9, 2014

From theAmerican.org
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Justin Hardy Wins Burlsworth Trophy
-
Perriman, Matakevich, Moffitt Take Weekly Football Honors

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH fires football coach Tony Levine
-
UH’s Mack Rhoades cites higher expectations in searching for next football coach
-
UH football players react on social media to Tony Levine’s firing
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Potential coaching candidates for Cougars
-
University of Houston QB learns of coach’s fate on Twitter

Houston fires Levine as coach after 7-5 season
NBC Sports

UCF coach on Big 12- Knights will be "on lips of a lot of people"
Orlando Sentinel

Doc- Millions of reasons UC Bearcats want 'Big 12'
Cincinnati Enquirer

Cincinnati, Tech's bowl foe, has been churning out wins
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Report Card For 2-10 UConn Season Not Worth Hanging On Fridge
Hartford Courant

Rhule believes Owls' future is bright
Philly.com

Tulane senior Nick Montana says goodbye to Wave football, but keeping future in sport open
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Dallas Morning News
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Gosselin- Chad Morris already showing most important character trait needed at SMU
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National writer- There is no reason why SMU shouldn't be successful in football
-
Nichols- SMU got the double whammy in OT win against UC Santa Barbara

Bowl-tripping keeps travel agents busy
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TU commitments weighing options after Blankenship firing
Tulsa World

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Doug Woolard no longer being paid by USF
-
USF fires offensive, defensive coordinators, secondary coach

December 8, 2014

From theAmerican.org
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American Athletic Conference Announces 2014 Bowl Lineup
Watch- Power Plays Week 14

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC to play Virginia Tech in Military Bowl
-
UC football players all get an Xbox One
-
UC-Big 12 speculation heats up

Virginia Tech selected to play Cincinnati in Military Bowl
Roanoke Times

For Hokies, bowl foes also familiar faces
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UH headed up I-45 for a matchup with Pitt in Armed Forces Bowl
Houston Chronicle

UCF football to play NC State in Bitcoin St Pete Bowl
Orlando Sentinel

No bowl game for Temple
philly.com

Report- Both USF coordinators out
Tampa Tribune

December 7, 2014

Bowl projections »
ESPN

Military Bowl Website

Miami Beach Bowl Website

From theAmerican.org
Cincinnati Claims Share of Conference Title with 38-31 Win Over Houston
-
Temple Picks up 10-3 Road Win at Tulane
-
SMU Defeats UConn, 27-20

Temple tops Tulane to become bowl-eligible
Philly.com

Tulane falls to Temple in 2014 season finale, 10-3
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Bearcats earn share of AAC title with win over Houston
-
Tuberville ends conference title drought

Cincinnati beats Houston 38-31 for title share
LubbockOnline.com

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU recreates 'Miracle on Mockingbird' 26 years later in much-needed win
-
SMU forgets how to line up in victory formation but Mustangs eventually figure it out in first win of season
-
SMU has ugly finish but avoids 0-12 season with win over UConn- '(It) was like we had won the national championship'

Cougars come up short in comeback effort at Cincinnati
Houston Chronicle

Navy expected to play San Diego State in Poinsettia Bowl 
Annapolis Capital

December 6, 2014

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC-Houston scouting report, prediction
-
UC marks Nippert milestone, targets 2015 reopening

O'Leary never saw Hail Mary play in UCF victory
Florida Today

UCF coach George O'Leary- 'I expect to be coaching next year'
Orlando Sentinel

UCF awaits bowl bid after improbable victory
Palm Beach Post

Everyone who's thinking St. Petersburg Bowl- Don't count out
Athlon Sports

From the Hartford Courant
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Report- Cincy, Memphis Leaving AAC- [ESPN Radio in Nashville]
-
UConn Can't Take SMU Lightly; Needs To End On Positive Note
-
5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned- Too Much 'I' In Huskies

Tulane hoping to finish season on a high against Temple
New Orleans Times Picayune

Bowl bid important to Temple seniors
philly.com

ESPN bringing "College GameDay" to Maryland for first time
Annapolis Capital

New SMU football coach Chad Morris gets warm greeting at Moody
Dallas Morning News

TCU assistant Doug Meacham turns down TU interview request
Tulsa World

December 5, 2014

From theAmerican.org
UCF Wins Share of Conference Championship in Stunning Fashion, 32-30
-
Relive UCF's Football Championship Season
-
The American Today - Tulane Pushes Streak to Six

UC could see Va. Tech, former AD Babcock in bowl game
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bulls Beat- Football program faces critical 2015
Tampa Tribune

From the Hartford Courant
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After SMU, UConn Coaches Ready For Football Recruiting Trail
-
Yale-UConn- Boatright, Purvis, Calhoun Game-Time Decisions

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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UAB football's demise evokes bad memories for Tulane
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Question of the Day- Do you remember the 2003 Tulane athletic department reivew-

From the Dallas Morning News
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Cowlishaw- Why Chad Morris is right hire for SMU; Mack Brown would have been 'disaster'
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Prediction- SMU avoids winless season, edges UConn

TU athletic director Derrick Gragg has plenty of hiring experience
Tulsa World

Cougars cruise to home win over Texas-Pan American
Houston Chronicle

December 4, 2014

Week 15 Fearless Prediction & Preview- UCF at East Carolina, Houston at Cincinnati
College Football News

From theAmerican.org
Watch Now- "The Rise" Episode 14
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The American Today - Wilson's Tip-In Gives UCF Victory
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American Stories- SMU Finds A Texas Star In Morris

From the Dallas Morning News
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Five things SMU fans need to know about struggling UConn
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Source- DeSoto coach Claude Mathis offered, likely to accept job on Chad Morris' staff at SMU

From the Tulsa World
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John Klein- TU gets it turned around in win over Creighton
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Sources- TU begins conducting interviews for football vacancy

St. Joe's survives Temple rally
philly.com

Stephen F. Austin 64, Tigers 52
Memphis Flyer

USF struggles at line in loss to Alabama
Tampa Bay Times

Column- The American needs conference championship game
Central Florida Future

December 3, 2014

American Athletic title could be divided 3 ways
USA Today

Owls counting on win
Philly.com

CFB- Lack of wins leads to Tulsa firing Blankenship
Claremore Daily Progress

Unlike predecessors, Tuberville unlikely to bolt
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Hartford Courant
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Jeff Jacobs- Getting To The Bottom Of The Jefferson Ashiru Departure
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UConn Will Honor Its 14 Seniors Before Game With SMU

SMU’s Tom Mason- Taking over as interim coach was “career suicide”
Dallas Morning News

Poinsettia Bowl chief thrilled to land Navy
Annapolis Capital

December 2, 2014

From theAmerican.org
LISTEN NOW- Football Coaches Teleconferences
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USF's Allen, East Carolina's Tyson Earn Weekly Men's Basketball Honors
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Temple, UConn Pick Up Tournament Wins

From the Tulsa World
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TU to use same search firm that helped with Frank Haith hiring
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From the Tulsa World
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Bill Blankenship fired after four seasons at Tulsa
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Reality is Blankenship just didn't win enough games
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New coach will raise cost of doing business for TU football
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Blankenship's firing- A list of candidates
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John Klein- Butch Davis, Houston Nutt figure to be on TU wish list
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TU has history of painful coaching exits for its former players
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A timeline of the Bill Blankenship era at TU

Tulsa fires Blankenship after two seasons as coach
NBC Sports

SMU names Chad Morris head coach
Sporting News

From the Dallas Morning News
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Five reasons why Chad Morris was a home run hire for SMU
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Nichols- In Chad Morris, SMU landed the anti-June Jones
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Sherrington- New SMU coach Chad Morris is like an 'Art Briles starter kit'
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Photos- New SMU coach Chad Morris meets team, brandishes Mustangs jersey
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New SMU coach Chad Morris’ staff taking shape
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Nichols- SMU president defends school's academic resources, policies for athletes

Tulane to face a couple new football coaches in 2015 after SMU, Tulsa make changes
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF's latest bowl projections
CBS Sports

From philly.com
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Rhule eager for positive ending
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Rhule discusses redshirts

December 1, 2014

From the Dallas Morning News
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Meet SMU's new football coach- Can he improve Mustangs' woeful in-state numbers?
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10 things SMU fans should know about Chad Morris

Tigers' Morris to formally take SMU job on Monday
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Tulsa World
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John Klein- TU, AAC stumbling out of the basketball gate
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Tulsa football will return 17 starters next season

UC's Tuberville on bowl preference- 'Warm'
Cincinnati Enquirer

Owls coach a finalists for top assistant honor
philly.com

Too Many Flags For UConn To Make Forward Progress
Hartford Courant

Tulane men beat Tennessee Tech, extend win streak to five
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF offensive lineman Joey Grant not ready for life on the sidelines
Orlando Sentinel