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Carolinas/Region/National

American Athletic Conference

January 31 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Houston finds help in
double-overtime

Post-game audio- Lebo,
Sampson, players

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Houston Outlasts East Carolina in Double Overtime
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East Carolina Suffers 83-63 Defeat Against Temple
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ECU Nets Five Top Three Finishes At Camel City Invite
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ECU Baseball Conducts First Spring Practice
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ECU Takes Down Georgia Southern, 5-2
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ECU Drops Dual Match at Temple, 4-3

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Cougars prevail in double OT
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Owls overwhelm Pirates

VanBeck takes over in 2nd OT, Houston beats ECU 97-93
ESPN

M. Basketball. Men's Hoops Outlasts ECU in Double OT Thriller
UHCougars.com

East Carolina's struggles continue against Temple
the East Carolinian

ACC players make ‘special’ contributions at Senior Bowl
 
ECU tight end Bryce Williams caught two passes for 26 yards on the North team’s final drive
Wilmington Star-News

January 30 2016

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Go For Third Straight Win Against Houston
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East Carolina Women Host Temple Saturday on ESPN3
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ECU Baseball Conducts First Spring Practice
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ECU Takes Down Georgia Southern, 5-2
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ECU Drops Dual Match at Temple, 4-3
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Pirate Club Launches New Digital Magazine

Morris- Jeff Lebo working to build a winning basketball program at ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Vance QB lands 'dream offer'
247 Sports

Mike Wright on Hyun Soo Kim and competing for a rotation spot
MASN

After botching the punt, ex-Giant Matt Dodge getting a kick out of life
Fox Sports

2016 Senior Bowl- A Full Scouting Guide for This Year's Game
Bleacher Report

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)
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Pirates begin preseason practice
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Pirates eyeing another Owl upset
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Keeping his head in the game

ECU students doing all they can to make 10th street pedestrian friendly
WNCT 9

January 29 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates making progress
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Payne Named to Dawn Staley Award Watch List
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Williams Ready For 2016 Reese's Senior Bowl
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ECU Football Signing Day Celebration Event Set For Feb. 3
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Track and Field Heads To Winston-Salem For Camel City Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Recruiting heating up for Pirates
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Palumbo eyes player development

From the Washington Daily News
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Stepping up- My take- Just like that
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DEPTH ON THE MOUND- ECU pitching deep despite losing Love, Lucroy

ECU's Varner With Leaders At Torrey Pines
WITN 7

Williams taking over for ECU in crunch time
247 Sports

JMU Football Hires Four Assistant Coaches
NBC 29 News

ECU student will head to Santa Clara for Super Bowl and first NFL game
WNCT 9

January 28 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Freshman Barkley lifts Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Barkley Propels East Carolina Past Temple 64-61
ecupirates.com

Barkley Propels East Carolina Past Temple 64-61
WNCT 9

Another upset by Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Wins Tough Battle over Temple
The East Carolinian

ECU wins Second Straight Conference Game
scout.com

Pirates win thriller
247 Sports

ECU Rolls Past Temple 64-61
rivals.com

Temple edged at finish by East Carolina
philly.com

Men's Basketball Falls in Final Seconds at ECU, 64-61
owlsports.com

Temple can't carry momentum from upset, falls to ECU
Comcast SportsNet

East Carolina Edges Temple, 64-61, To Snap Win Streak
CBS Philly

Quick Report- East Carolina 64, Temple 61
City Of Basketball Love

2016 Senior Bowl- Five Fantasy Prospects to Watch
YAHOO! Sports

Search for new ECU chancellor continues Thursday
WITN 7

Houston's staff taking shape
breezejmu.org

January 27 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Late push sways Georgia
lineman

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Return Home For Rematch With Temple
Cliff's Cab (Episode 1 - Jan. 25, 2016)

Temple-East Carolina preview
philly.com

The Temple Owls Look To Keep Rolling On The Road
CBS Philly

Tonight in the City 6- Temple hits the road after big upset
Comcast SportsNet

DEPTH ON THE MOUND- ECU pitching deep despite losing Love, Lucroy
Washington Daily News

From 247 Sports
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Kirkpatrick working his way back for ECU
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OLB holding out for ECU offer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU hopes to maintain momentum (Sub req'd)
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Tracy a Hot Stove hit

ECU steps up safety measures on and off campus
WNCT 9

January 26 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates set to wind up for first pitch
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Tyson Named To The American Weekly Honor Roll
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Pirate Women's Tennis Drops Season-Opener at NC State, 5-2

Pirates a confident crew
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

ECU picks up Mississippi commitment
247 Sports

Ten NFL draft prospects with most to prove at Senior Bowl
NFL

Plenty of Eagles options at Senior Bowl
philly.com

January 25 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates shock Memphis, 84-83
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Take Down Memphis 84-83
ecupirates.com

Pirates pull upset
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina knocks off Tigers, 84-83
Memphis Commercial Appeal

East Carolina holds on and upsets Memphis 84-83
USA Today

ECU shocks Memphis
247 Sports

January 24 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Pirates Suffer 78-73 Conference Setback at Tulane
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates head to Memphis (Sub req'd)
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Tulane holds off Pirates

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers look to rebound against short-handed ECU
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At a glance- University of Memphis vs. East Carolina

Tigers Host East Carolina on Sunday
Go Tigers Go

Preview- East Carolina at Memphis
WDSU NewsChannel 6

Match Up- East Carolina Pirates VS Memphis Tigers
SportsBook Review

Tulane Women’s Hoops earns thrilling 78-73 win over East Carolina
SportsNOLA

Pirates Suffer 78-73 Conference Setback at Tulane
WNCT 9

WBB- Pirates fall 78-73 at Tulsa
WRAL Sports

From 247 Sports
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ECU lands Smith
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Bailey emerging as top target for ECU

From scout.com
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Alex Turner Verbally Commits to ECU
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VIDEO: Lebo talks injuries and more
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Pirates Land Sleepr LB Ramseur

January 23 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Vandy connection pays dividend
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Meets Tulane in American Conference Clash
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Injury Riddled Pirates Head To Memphis
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Pirate Women's Tennis Announces Schedule Changes

From the Washington Daily News
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STORY OF THE SEASON- Beaten, bruised Pirates travel to Memphis
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Stepping up — My take- ECU missing depth all over, Handful of league wins still within reach

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU entrenched in recruiting
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Pirates seek another win

At home with Harold Varner III
PGA Tour

From CBS Sports
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Harold Varner III hits the dab, brings some life to the PGA Tour
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A Cardinals player ordered Rosetta Stone after Seung-Hwan Oh signing

Cardinals To Re-Sign Maness, Moss, Rosenthal
Real GM

Tulane women open pivotal homestand Saturday against East Carolina
Baton Rouge Advocate

Hightower, Ridge Point could lead signing day classes
Your Houston News

Wiley Joins Texas State Coaching Staff
Go Blue Ridge

January 22 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates' Jones raises the bar
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Football- Montgomery is all business
New Bern Sun Journal

New ECU Coach Scottie Montgomery speaks to New Bern Chamber
WNCT 9

Coach hitting his stride
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

ECU may be without top two scorers for Sunday’s game
Wilmington Star-News

Alex Turner Verbally Commits to ECU
Scout.com

ECU offers class of 2017 Buford twins
247 Sports

Falcons roster review- Rookie WR Justin Hardy
The Falcoholic

January 21 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Texas tackle Alex Turner headed to ECU
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Holds Off Cincinnati, 63-60
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Softball Selected Fifth In AAC Preseason Coaches Poll

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates find a way
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Injuries pile up for Pirates (Sub req'd)

ECU leading scorer Tyson suffers injured shoulder
Wilmington Star-News

UPDATE- Tyson tweets out his shoulder injury is just a sprain
247 Sports

Pirate women slip past Cincinnati, 63-60
WNCT 9

Bearcats Fall Short at East Carolina
Cincinnati Bearcats

ECU men's basketball stays cold, loses to Tulsa
The East Carolinian

SEC leads the way as Reese's Senior Bowl sets North, South rosters
AL.com

Women's Tennis Match Against ECU Postponed
Appalachian State Mountaineers

January 20 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Tulsa shoots past Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Sammy Batten- Tar Heels' loss could mean big gain for Pirates
Fayetteville Observer

From ecupirates.com
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Hot Shooting Tulsa Takes Down East Carolina
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Three Pirates Receive Weekly American Swimming And Diving Accolades
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Avion Jones Tabbed AAC Male Field Athlete of the Week
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ECU Women's Basketball Hosts Cincinnati Wednesday Night

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Double trouble for ECU?
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Veterans steady for Pirates (Sub req'd)

From 247 Sports
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ECU awaits word on Tyson
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ECU drops sixth straight to begin league play
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ECU offers 2017 in-state WR

Tulsa Beats East Carolina 84-69 Behind Woodard's 22 Points
WITN 7

ECU loses 84-69, Tyson leaves game with injury
WNCT 9

ECU men's basketball stays cold, loses to Tulsa
The East Carolinian

TU takes down East Carolina for fourth straight win
Tulsa World

TU gets road win over East Carolina, 84-69
KTUL

Tulsa beats East Carolina 84-69 behind Woodard's 22 points
ESPN

Tulsa 84, East Carolina 69
Reuters

Former ACC players  (and one from East Carolina) on current NBA D-League rosters
Wilmington Star-News

Women’s Basketball Visits East Carolina Wednesday
Cincinnati Bearcats

January 19 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Road not getting any easier
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Look To End Five-Game Slide Against Surging Tulsa
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ECU Tennis Cruises Past Longwood in Season Opener, 6-1

From the Tulsa World
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AAC Insider- Tulsa rising amid three-game win streak
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Role players coming up big for TU during three-game win streak
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ECU looks to end five-game slide against Tulsa

GAME DAY- Tulsa On The Road To Face AAC Foe East Carolina
BCNN

AAC Preview- ECU Pirates Take On Tulsa Hurricane

Preview- Tulsa at East Carolina
WDSU 6

Grading 2016's biggest college football coaching hires
SBN

January 18 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Pirates Fall at No. 19/16 South Florida, 75-54
ecupirates.com

Bulls pull away from Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

USF women beat East Carolina 75-54
Tampa Tribune

Turner commits to ECU
247 Sports

Recruiting updates from first big visitation weekend
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

January 17 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Knights take sizeable win
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Challenges No. 19/16 USF on ESPNU Sunday Afternoon
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UCF's Fast Start Dooms East Carolina
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Pirates Sweep Dual Meet From Old Dominion
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Avion Jones Sets Program High Jump Record In Chapel Hill

Pirates lose fifth straight
Greenville Daily Reflector

Big 1st half allows UCF to sweep East Carolina, 89-69
ESPN

Big 1st half allows UCF to sweep East Carolina, 89-69
WNCT

Pirates Walk the Plank
UCF

UCF basketball shows its strength during thrashing of East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

January 16 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Goes For Season Series Split At UCF
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Baseball Turns In Program-Best 3.42 GPA
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ECU Opens Dual Match Season Against Longwood on Monday

Pirates hit road looking for first AAC win
Washington Daily News

Pirates try to snap skid
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

Preview- East Carolina at UCF
KSPR abc33

UCF center Justin McBride ready for tough AAC play
Orlando Sentinel

Pirates- Part II
UCF

January 15 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Lebo nudging handicapped Pirates
along

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Seniors Lead East Carolina Past Houston, 76-70
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ECU Opens Indoor Season With Pair Of Meets At North Carolina
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ECU-NC State Baseball Game To Be Televised On CBS Sports Network

East Carolina's Jada Payne
theAmerican.org

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU women wins 2nd straight
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Senior accepts challenge (Sub req'd)

From WNCT 9
Pirate Seniors lead ECU to win over Houston, 76-70
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Pirate quarterback Blake Kemp leaving program

Blake Kemp to leave ECU program
247 Sports

N.C. State hires ex-Pirate to coach offensive line
Fayetteville Observer

State hires Ledford as new offensive line coach
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina alum joins Wolfpack staff
Times-News

App State assistant coach Dwayne Ledford takes job at N.C. State
Watauga Democrat

From WITN 7
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East Carolina Races Past Houston, 76-70
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Former ECU Player Joins NC State Football Coaching Staff
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ECU - NC State Baseball Game To Be Nationally Televised

UTEP football announces staffing changes
 
Yanowsky spent the 2006 season coaching tight ends and special teams under Skip Holtz at East Carolina.
El Paso Times

Caleb White and BJ Tyson React to SMU Loss
scout.com

Knights look to slash Pirates again
wpmobserver

January 14 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Southern Methodist remains unbeaten
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls to No. 10 SMU, 79-55
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East Carolina Hosts Houston on American Digital Network
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Tyler Zupcic Named Director Of Baseball Operations
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Softball Begins Prep Work For 2016 Campaign

MORE OF THE SAME- SMU remains undefeated, ECU struggles inside
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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No upset in Minges
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Senior accepts challenge (Sub req'd)

Basketball- Mustangs maul Pirates
New Bern Sun Journal

(10) SMU pulls away from ECU, 79-55
WNCT 9

No. 10 SMU Stays Unbeaten By Routing East Carolina 79-55
WITN 7

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU more than halfway to undeafted season after routing ECU
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Three takeaways- Big men dominate as SMU surges past East Carolina to remain perfect
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Photos- SMU throws down, strategizes, dominates ECU

From the East Carolinian
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ECU men's basketball not helped by its poor schedule
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ECU Women's Basketball hopes to build off first conference win
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ECU women's basketball looking to improve on its conference play
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ECU swim and dive shifts focus to Old Dominion

From 247 Sports
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Undefeated SMU hands East Carolina fourth consecutive loss
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Pirate offense left searching for answers
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ECU offers NC State commit

January 13 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Aaron Ramseur carries on
tradition

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Welcome No. 10 SMU For Wednesday Night Hoops
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Softball Begins Prep Work For 2016 Campaign

Pirates pumped for SMU
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

SMU-East Carolina Preview
Fox Sports

No. 10 SMU seeks 'crazy special' year without NCAA return
USA Today

Nichols- With no postseason hopes and just seven scholarship players, SMU somehow still closing in on school history
Dallas Morning News

Sammy Batten- New East Carolina coach visits familiar territory for first recruit
Fayetteville Observer

Zupcic named Director of Baseball Ops; Buscaino promoted for ECU Baseball
WNCT 9

Cougars head east to face East Carolina
Your Houston News

49ers add ECU QB transfer, Charlotte native, Cody Keith
WCCB Charlotte

U.S. News & World Report recognizes online programs at ECU
WITN 7

Black head coaches — College football’s last frontier
New Pittsburgh Courier

January 12 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Glimpses give hope
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Montgomery caps off staff with
ILB hire

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Hire Anderson As Inside Linebackers Coach
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Two Future Pirates Named All-State
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Heather Macy All-Access Premieres January 11

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was ECU AD Jeff Compher
Pirate Radio 1250

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Godwin, Pirates back to work (Sub req'd)
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Montgomery completes 1st staff

Montgomery completes ECU staff with hiring of LBs coach
Wilmington Star-News

A second Vanderbilt football assistant to join East Carolina staff
Nashville Post

ECU hires Anderson to coach inside LBs
USA Today

Jones Has Shoulder Surgery
Rivals.com

Two join ECU at mid-year
247 Sports

No. 11 N.C. RB Johnnie Glaspie is all East Carolina
Scout.com

Owens will swim at East Carolina
Reading Eagle

Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown back for No. 10 SMU
Raleigh News & Observer

No. 10 SMU At East Carolina Wednesday At 5-15 PM CT
SMU

Study links college football game days and rape
WNCT 9

From The East Carolinian
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ECU women's basketball looks to overcome poor first half of season
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ECU football coach Montgomery rounds out staff with Anderson's hire

January 11 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Coach Mo talks Clemson-Alabama
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Fall to Temple, 78-60
ecupirates.com

New WSU assistant has experience in Air Raid offense
Seattle Times

January 10 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Owls overtake ECU
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Fall to Temple, 78-60
ecupirates.com

DeCosey leads Temple to 78-60 win over East Carolina
ESPN.com

ECU lead dissolves in second
Greenville Daily Reflector

Temple surges past East Carolina
Philly.com

College Hoops- DeCosey leads Temple to win over East Carolina
Delaware County Daily Times

Huge Second-Half Run Lifts Men's Basketball to 78-60 Win Over East Carolina
owlsports.com

Pirates fall to Temple, 78-60
WNCT 9

With Linval Joseph back, Vikings at full strength Sunday
Twin Cities Pioneer Press

January 9 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Prolific prep coach joins Pirates
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Shelby Shrine Bowler picks ECU
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Face Temple In A Saturday Night Special
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King Named Running Backs Coach At East Carolina

GETTING BACK ON TRACK- Pirates seeking first league win at Temple
Washington Daily News

Temple vs. East Carolina preview
Philly.com

Preview- East Carolina at Temple
WSBT 22

ECU turns to prep ranks for running backs coach
Wilmington Star-News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Running backs coach hired
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Pirates head to Philly (Sub req'd)
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Ingle to begin as ECU closer (Sub req'd)

Antonio King Named Running Backs Coach at East Carolina
WNCT

ECU hires RBs coach from Durham high school
USA Today (AP)

Buffalo Bills coach wears ECU shirt after jab at Pirates
WNCN

Grading Every New College Football Head Coaching Hire
Bleacher Report

January 8 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Part Two- Measured change is in the air
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

East Carolina Tops UCF, 71-56
ecupirates.com

ECU Edges UCF
UCF

Pirates stop losing skid
Greenville Daily Reflector

From WITN 7
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ECU Women Snap 8 Game Losing Streak With Win Over UCF
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ECU Hires Hillside HS Coach Antonio King As RB Coach

Antonio King steps down as Hillside’s football coach
The Raleigh News & Observer

Hillside High School football coach Antonio King steps down
Durham Herald-Sun (Sub req'd)

Men's Basketball Hosts East Carolina Saturday Night at 9:00
owlsports.com

Temple-East Carolina basketball preview box
Philly.com

Will Kyle Roller See Big League Action in 2016?
SB Nation D Rays Bay

January 7 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Part One- Getting to know Coach
Mo

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Krznaric, Laramie Named December Student-Athletes Of The Month
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East Carolina Travels to UCF for Women's American Conference Tilt

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Castleberry- What’s that sound?
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Pirates, Knights seek AAC win

Aaron Ramseur commits to ECU
247 Sports

2 NC universities ban so-called hoverboards from campus
WNCN

January 6 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Coach Mo's staff expands by two
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Fast start lifts Tulsa
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Fall to Tulsa 55-43
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Lady Pirates Suffer 66-51 Conference Setback Against Tulane
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Geep Wade Joins ECU Staff As Offensive Line Coach
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ECU Hires Whitley as Assistant Director of Marketing

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Not so great eight
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Tulsa topples Pirates
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ECU hires O-line coach

ECU hires MTSU assistant Geep Wade as offensive line coach
The Tennessean

Tulsa shuts down East Carolina 55-43
ESPN

From Rivals.com
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Hurricane Blows Past ECU 55-43
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Wade & Johnson Join ECU Staff

From 247 Sports
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ECU falls to Tulsa, 55-43
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ECU hires offensive line coach

Montgomery adds two more to staff at ECU
Wilmington Star-News

From WNCT 9
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ECU’s Montgomery adds Wade, Johnson to coaching staff
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Pirates fall at Tulsa, 55-43

ECU falls to Tulsa on the road
The East Carolinian

ECU hires Geep Wade as offensive line coach
USA Today (AP)

Wade joins ECU staff as offensive line coach, Montgomery also adds Johnson to administrative team
Washington Daily News

Tulsa picks up first conference win -- 55-43 over East Carolina -- thanks to Rashad Smith's playmaking
Tulsa World

Tulsa 55, East Carolina 43
WSBT 22

Tulane Women’s Hoops bounces back with 66-51 win at East Carolina
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane women bounce back, win 66-51 at East Carolina
Baton Rouge Advocate

January 5 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Black Saturday for Pirate hoops
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Travel To Tulsa For First Conference Road Game
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East Carolina Women Host Tulane on American Digital Network
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Softball To Appear On American Digital Network March 26

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU goes Hurricane hunting (Sub Req'd)
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Macy takes positives from streak (Sub Req'd)

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was East Carolina assistant AD for football operations Terrell Smith
Pirate Radio 1250

MY TAKE- Immediate fallout, future potential of ECU coaching change
Washington Daily News

TU looks to bounce back against East Carolina
Tulsa World

Campus: Former Chancellor John Howell remembered for dedication to East Carolina University
WITN 7

Campus: Former ECU chancellor passes away at 93 on Sunday
W
CTI 12

Campus: Public university could punish neck rubs as sexual battery under new policy
thecollegefix.com

January 4 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

The Jeff Lebo Show (Dec. 27, 2015)
ecupirates.com

January 3 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Coach Mo lures FIU special teams
guru

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UCF rallies past Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Squanders 10-Point Lead In Loss To UCF
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Moore To Coordinate East Carolina Special Teams
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Petersen Appointed East Carolina's Offensive Coordinator
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Pirates Drop Heartbreaker to No. 20/17 USF, 61-59

From the Washington Daily News
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TRIALING TIMES- Pirates drop 7th straight game
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LEARNING EXPERIENCE- Pirates again fail to close out

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU loses another league opener
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Williams, Bulls down Pirates

UCF rallies past East Carolina 71-68
WNCT 9

UCF fends off East Carolina, wins AAC opener
Orlando Sentinel

ECU men's basketball drops conference opener to UCF
The East Carolinian

No. 20 South Florida women beat East Carolina 61-59
Tampa Tribune

Williams jumper in final second lifts USF women
Tampa Bay Times

UCF holds off East Carolina 71-68
USA Today (AP)

No. 20 South Florida Women Beat East Carolina 61-59
ABC News

Montgomery adds special teams coordinator to ECU staff
Wilmington Star-News

From Rivals.com
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UCF Comeback Seals 71-68 Win
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Moore Made Official

Linval Joseph inactive for Vikings against Packers
ESPN

Giants WR Harris inactive vs. Eagles
Lindy's
ts

January 2 2016

Pirates Open American Athletic Conference Play Against UCF
ecupirates.com

Preview- UCF at East Carolina
WYFF 4

Match Up- Central Florida Knights VS East Carolina Pirates
SportsBook Review

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates back in Minges
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Nzege’s ringing endorsement (Sub Req'd)
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Supporters say well done to McNeill

Thousands gather to say well done to Ruffin McNeill
WCTI 12

ACC, ECU players selected for postseason all-star football games
Wilmington Star-News

Petersen appointed ECU offensive coordinator
Washington Daily News

ECU implements new Title IX policies
WNCT 9

Conference Season Begins
UCF

January 1 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Petersen departs La. Tech for
Pirates

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

East Carolina Hosts No. 20/17 USF Saturday on CBS Sports Network
ecupirates.com

La. Tech OC on way to East Carolina
Shreveport Times

East Carolina hires Tony Petersen as offensive coordinator
USA Today (AP)

ECU hires Petersen as OC
Greenville Daily Reflector

Montgomery hires Tony Peterson as ECU offensive coordinator
Wilmington Star-News

ECU tabs former Louisiana Tech assistant to lead offense
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ECU football hires new offensive coordinator Tony Petersen
The East Carolinian

ECU hires ex-Herd QB Petersen to coach offense
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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East Carolina hires Tony Petersen as offensive coordinator
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North Johnston’s Olivia Narron to play softball at ECU

YEAR-IN-REVIEW- East Carolina Athletics
WNCT 9

From 247 Sports
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2015 in Review- The Best Moments
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ECU hires offensive coordinator
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Rex Ryan "didn't mean to offend" East Carolina

East Carolina alumnus takes issue with Rex Ryan comment
ESPN

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan got East Carolina fans upset this week
Syracuse Post Standard

Rex Ryan tries to put out Mario Williams firestorm
New York Newsday

January 31 2016

Antonio Brown, Dapper Dan Sportsman of the Year again, continues to work
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Stephen Curry’s rise to NBA stardom started with LI’s McKillop
NY Newsday

Campbell football coach Mike Minter recalls playing for the Panthers in the 2004 Super Bowl
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- NC State answers call, at least for one game
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NC State has more ‘zip’ in 85-69 upset of Miami
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UNC ‘plays to get better’ in 89-62 victory against Boston College
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Djokovic wins 6th Australian title; Murray loses 5th final
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Tickets, hotels for families add layer of difficulty for Panthers

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hello, world- Meet the Carolina Panthers
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Panthers’ CB Charles Tillman rehabbing well, raffling Super Bowl tickets
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Right time, right place- How Ron Rivera found a home with Carolina Panthers
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Broncos’ Wade Phillips is most with-it grandfather in the NFL

Gamecocks’ defense, Carrera’s 20 enough to lift South Carolina to 19-2
Charleston Post & Courier

January 30 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Roy Williams on ESPN green room talk- The most ridiculous freakin’ thing I’ve ever seen
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ACC basketball schedule “more weird, more ridiculous” than ever, Roy Williams says
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Cutcliffe pulling for Manning’s Broncos, former Duke players in Super Bowl 50
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Kerber upsets Serena Williams to win Australian title
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For former Chowan basketball coach Bob Burke, memories will be left on the court
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UNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell suspended for 2 games

Former UNC running back Scott returns to coach Tar Heel tight ends
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Broncos Super Bowl history; deep roots but lots of losses
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Broncos Wade Phillips on Panthers Cam Newton- ‘There isn’t one like him’
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Panthers hold fully padded Friday practice in preparation for Super Bowl
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Former Oakland coach Tom Flores shares Hispanic community’s pride in Panthers’ Ron Rivera
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Panthers TE Greg Olsen tackled inside the 5, again- You gotta be joking
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Golden ring- Super Bowl 50 title would close loop for Panthers owner Jerry Richardson
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Lillard scores 22 points, Blazers beat Hornets 109-91
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Davidson rally can’t lift Wildcats out of hole against A-10 leader VCU

January 29 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes’ All-Star Justin Faulk excited to be part of the game
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Duke feeling urgency to start winning
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UNC point guard Marcus Paige’s first coaches – his parents – wait like everyone for slump to end

FCS Western Carolina and East Tennessee State will clash at Bristol Motor Speedway
NBC Sports

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Facing his idol- Panthers' Norman going up against his idol — Manning
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Hamilton- McCrory passionate about Panthers

From the Charlotte Observer
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Peyton Manning knows the Broncos need more from the offense
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Broncos Peyton Manning welcomes NFL investigation into HGH claim
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Broncos QB Peyton Manning looks to confuse defense from here to ‘Omaha’
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Sunny conditions expected for Panthers pep rally Friday
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Panthers CB Josh Norman respects Broncos’ Peyton Manning, from video games to field
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Backup plan- Panthers drafted Shaq Thompson to take over for Thomas Davis, and he might – in Super Bowl
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Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis- ‘If I had concerns, I wouldn’t take the field’
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Charlotte 49ers’ Joseph Uchebo logs 10th double-double as 49ers hold on
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Wood Brothers looking forward to full-time NASCAR return

From CBS Sports
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Big 12 in big trouble?
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Harbaugh bringing Ric Flair to NSD festivities
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Boosters pay lawyer fees in Winston settlement
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Notre Dame brings big rig to five-star recruit
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UAB bringing in top recruiting class in C-USA

Conference USA moves to limit time demands on athletes
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Has the Wolfpack raised the white flag on its rapidly deteriorating season?
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Injury only thing that can stop ‘unblockable’ Rankins at Senior Bowl practice

January 28 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Wolfpack finally feeling pain of ACC losses
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Wolfpack falls to 1-7 in ACC with loss to Georgia Tech
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Duke’s best isn’t enough against the best of the ACC

Stephen Schramm- N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried offers a reality check
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton- The most polarizing figure in Super Bowl 50
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Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton- Being an African-American QB with this skill-set scares people
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Broncos Peyton Manning- From patient patient to starting Super Bowl QB
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Broncos QB Peyton Manning a sentimental favorite- Not in Panthers locker room
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Left tackle Michael Oher feels wanted, at home with Panthers
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Panthers lineman Chris Scott breaks silence for Super Bowl hype
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Determination of Panthers LB Thomas Davis leads Ron Rivera to believe he’ll play
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Panthers DE Jared Allen remembers his one sack of Peyton Manning, seeks another

Barkley- Newton was worth every cent at Auburn
NBC Sports

From the Denver Post
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Broncos or Panthers- Which team's starters have better grammar?
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Clete Blakeman will be Super Bowl 50 referee, good news for the Broncos?
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Super Bowl 50 final audition for some Broncos free agents

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC moves to improve football officiating with hiring of replay coordinator
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State, UNC baseball picked third in their respective divisions
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Brissett still has a lot to prove at Senior Bowl practices

U.Va. plays nine teams in '16 coming off bowls; Hokies get back-to-back Thursday games
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Clawson calls Deacons' 2016 schedule 'manageable'
Winston Salem Journal

January 27 2016

State, UNC, Duke football will have to work harder to succeed in 2016
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC football schedule- NC State, UNC meet on a Friday; Florida State, Clemson play in late October
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NC State hopes to have Barber against Georgia Tech
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Canes shut out Blackhawks 5-0
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DeCock- Measured against NHL’s best, Hurricanes prove point

From the Charlotte Observer
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Super Bowls, MVPs expected from Panthers’ Cam Newton, not a bonus
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Panthers will wear silver pants, black jerseys for Super Bowl
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5 things the Panthers must accomplish to beat the Broncos in Super Bowl
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‘Creedbombing’ makes Creed’s lead singer a Carolina Panthers fan

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Panthers not content just being in Super Bowl
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Wake Forest loses to Virginia at the buzzer
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Hamilton- Deacons deal with another heartbreaker

From the Denver Post
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Will the Broncos-Panthers matchup be the greatest Super Bowl of all time?
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Kiszla- Broncos must win Super Bowl 50 to lose reputation as Choke City
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NFL conducting comprehensive investigation of Manning

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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No. 11 Virginia stuns Wake Forest 72-71 on Thompson's late 3
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Conference USA officials meet this week in Florida, but football schedules not on the agenda

Big 12 commish Bob Bowlsby- ‘We don’t have any imperative for getting larger’
NBC Sports

Clemson’s big season built on years of recruiting success
Charleston Post & Courier

Sammy Batten- Wolfpack lands Randy Moss' son
Fayetteville Observer

What's social media's true role in recruiting?
ESPN

Dodd- Quarterback impatience at all-time high
CBS Sports

January 26 2016

From USA Today
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Five things to know about Super Bowl 50 | Preview
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Armour- Panthers owe no apologies for brash style
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‘Juice Brothers’ are Panthers’ secret weapon
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Panthers D already turning attention to Peyton
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Panthers believe Davis can play after arm surgery
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Bell- Broncos reap reward of Elway's big gamble
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Patriot games- Broncos TE was ready for tricks
Super Bowl 50- Carolina Panthers scouting report
Super Bowl 50- Denver Broncos scouting report
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Broncos heap praise on Panthers leading up to Super Bowl 50

From the Charlotte Observer
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At 17-1, Carolina Panthers still find enough disrespect to fuel them
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Trip to Super Bowl will be homecoming for Panthers coach Ron Rivera
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Panthers DE Jared Allen has 2 weeks to prove he’s ready for Super Bowl
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Carolina Panthers will wear black jerseys in Super Bowl 50
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10 thoughts to get you ready for the Super Bowl
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Will Cam Newton be a villain in the run-up to Super Bowl 50?
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Denver Broncos turn their attention to Panthers’ Cam Newton
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Panthers coach Ron Rivera saw finish of AFC Championship Game
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Wildcats’ Aldridge shoots career high in 78-70 win over Richmond
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Jeremy Lin, P.J. Hairston lead Charlotte Hornets past New York Knicks

From CBS Sports
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How Carolina cooked up a winner
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Belichick proposed PAT rule that cost the Pats

Aiming for a rare double
NBC Sports

FSU settles with Winston accuser for $950K
CBS Sports

From the Denver Post
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Inspired Broncos' defense faces difficult challenge in Panthers
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Should the Broncos feel disrespected as the underdogs?
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Broncos preparing to face "big, physical, fast" Panthers, Cam Newton
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Report- Super Bowl 50 tickets average $6,000 for Broncos, Panthers battle

Sapakoff- Still time for Cam Newton haters to get on board
Charleston Post & Courier

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Broncos turn attention to Newton
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Struggling Wake Forest to face 11th-ranked Virginia
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Appalachian State tripped up at the buzzer

BEYOND THE ARC- A week of streaks
Wilmington Star-News

Bret Strelow- Oklahoma, not UNC, deserves to be No. 1
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke fatigued in 80-69 loss at Miami
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Jacobs- Duke, NC State try to survive injuries
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DeCock- UNC, BC constants in volatile ACC
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Canes’ Versteeg set to meet his old team

Recruiting gets hectic for ODU as Monarchs gain a player, lose another and could lose two more
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

USM must make right hire at worst time
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

January 25 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Super Bowl bound! Panthers win NFC title
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Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis vows to play in Super Bowl despite broken arm
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Carolina Panthers report card vs. Arizona Cardinals
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Super Bowl tickets will be very hard to get
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Panthers owner Jerry Richardson bangs ‘Keep Pounding’ drum
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Denver Broncos hold off New England, head to their eighth Super Bowl

From the Arizona Republic
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Ted Ginn Jr. comes back to bite the Cardinals
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Bickley- Cards' magical season ends with a thud

From the Denver Post
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Broncos hold off Tom Brady and Patriots, head to Super Bowl
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Peyton Manning savors sweet Broncos victory, AFC championship
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Tom Brady on Broncos' pass rush- "I got hit pretty hard"
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Injured Broncos safeties expected to return for Super Bowl
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New England Patriots AFC championship apparel to be donated
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AFC championship tickets are far more expensive than NFC ones
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Broncos' victory is highest-rated AFC championship game in 30 years

What Could Have Been- If Patriots Had Won, The Storylines Would Have Been Fun
Hartford Courant

Report- Todd Monken leaving Southern Miss for NFL job
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

January 24 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Inside the NFC Championship matchups- Cardinals vs. Panthers
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Carolina Panthers DT Kawann Short works to beat offensive line to punch
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Panthers QB Derek Anderson happy winning, with ‘good dudes,’ as a backup
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Did beating Green Bay get Arizona’s Carson Palmer past his butterflies?
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Once a novelty in other NFL cities, the Panthers’ growl is growing louder
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Jeremy Lin, P.J. Hairston lead Charlotte Hornets past New York Knicks
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Jon Davis helps Charlotte 49ers to lopsided victory over Western Kentucky

From the Arizona Republic
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Good football weather for Cards vs. Panthers
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Bickley- Palmer, Cardinals face defining moment
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Cardinals focusing on one trophy at a time
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Boivin- Sports world hungry for Fitz kind of star

From CBS Sports
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Why Cards-Panthers is up in the air
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ARI-CAR- Outlook bright, Arians not worried
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Key to NFC title game
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Prisco- 10 things for title games
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NE-DEN- Must-know stats
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Broncos DE- 'I hate everything about' Patriots
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Patriots kicker explains why players love Kraft
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NFL merges with 'Star Wars' in title-game promo

From USA Today
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Conference title picks- Anybody taking Broncos?
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50 final thoughts for NFL conference title games
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Matchups that will define conference title games

From the Denver Post
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NFC- Don't forget Cardinals vs. Panthers
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Paige- Father Time among fans of Tom Brady-Peyton Manning finale
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Can Gary Kubiak win a big game against Bill Belichick?
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Kiszla- Denver having fun as New England becomes whine country

From the Boston Globe
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Tom Brady, Peyton Manning are bonded by history
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Tom Brady, Peyton Manning bring out best in each other
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Patriots’ keys to victory over the Broncos
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Reviewing the key talking points in Patriots-Broncos matchup

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Defensive pressure on quarterback key in Panthers-Cardinals game
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Former Wake AD ushers in era of strength, conditioning
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Building muscles the road to competitiveness, viability in ACC

Former ACC stars shine at East-West Shrine, NFLPA all-star games
Wilmington Star-News

ODU sets fundraising record, raising $8.12 million in 2015
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Son of legend Randy Moss commits to NC State
CBS Sports

January 23 2016

Western Carolina Announces Athletics Apparel Deal with adidas
catamountsports.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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How Thomas Davis, Luke Kuechly became the heart and soul of Panthers defense
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No time to reflect right now for Arizona’s old man Larry Fitzgerald
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Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly makes leap in pass coverage
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Panthers rule Jared Allen out for Sunday, and he’s not happy about it
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Kemba Walker leads Charlotte Hornets to comeback OT win at Orlando

NFL conference title game picks
USA Today

From the Arizona Republic
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Cardinals vs. Panthers scouting report, pick
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Cardinals unconcerned with Charlotte weather
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Fitzgerald is cherishing each and every moment
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No con job- Cards' Arians has team's attention

Jeff Jacobs- Manning-Brady XVII Is One For The Ages
Hartford Courant

Winners and losers on the ACC coaching carousel
ESPN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes fall to the Rangers 4-1
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Hurricanes, NC State-Duke will be played as scheduled
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Smith gets a head start at NC State
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NC State ready for Duke wrinkles

Mirror image Wolfpack, Blue Devils enter showdown facing similar challenges
Wilmington Star-News

N.C. State hopes to capitalize on post advantage vs. struggling Duke
Fayetteville Observer

January 22 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Jordan Staal scores in OT and Hurricanes beat Leafs 1-0
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Patience, hard work pay off for Keim, Cardinals
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Kobe top vote-getter; Leonard, Lowry NBA All-Star starters

From the Charlotte Observer
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Weather warnings in Charlotte won’t shift Arizona Cardinals’ travel plan
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Up off the couch, Dwight Freeney has had huge impact with Arizona Cardinals
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Carolina’s scariest matchup- Secondary vs. Cardinals’ speedy receivers
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Panthers special teams coach Bruce DeHaven has been through a lot in 30 years on sideline
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Panthers S Roman Harper makes a point of limiting opponent celebrations
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Winter weather could make BofA Stadium field slippery again
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Charlotte 49ers get win after 3 close losses, upset Marshall 103-95
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Bruton Smith ready to take spot in NASCAR’s Hall of Fame

Ed Hardin- A graceful final lap- Not for Tony Stewart
Greensboro News-Record

Well-deserved C of C honor for Pawlowski
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

ACC makes hoop schedule changes in anticipation of winter storm
Wilmington Star-News

January 21 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Roy Williams incensed after UNC’s 83-68 victory against Wake Forest
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Wolfpack basketball finding best version of itself
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Canes’ Cam Ward out indefinitely with concussion

From the Winston Salem Journal
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My Take on Wake- A long cold month gets longer and colder
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Mountaineers adjusting to new rules
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Panthers struggle with closing out games

From the Charlotte Observer
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WR Ted Ginn Jr. happy for better fit with Carolina Panthers
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Panthers QB Cam Newton- NFC Championship ‘just a football game’
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Cardinals at optimum health heading into NFC title game
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Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera wants his team used to elements
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Panthers QB Cam Newton- NFC Championship ‘just a football game’
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Durant's 26 points lead Thunder past Hornets

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Citadel names Thompson new football coach
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New Citadel coach Brent Thompson wants Bulldogs to ‘stick together’
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Sapakoff- The Citadel head coach hire, and a larger race issue
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Cavs snap Tigers’ streak
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USC rallies for win

NCAA OKs beer and wine sales at CWS and WCWS this year
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 20 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers’ situational superheroes could make a name when theirs is called
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Arizona Cardinals are preparing for sloppy turf in Charlotte
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Arizona at Carolina- What can fans expect in NFC Championship Game?
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10 thoughts as the NFC Championship Game approaches for Carolina Panthers
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Chase playoff format coming to NASCAR’s lower divisions
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Charlotte Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist cleared for contact drills

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State breaks through for first ACC win, 78-61 at Pitt
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DeCock- Neither coach nor player, Canes’ Tim Gleason fills new role
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Canes excel at the art of the faceoff
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Cam Newton named Panthers’ Ed Block Courage Award winner

Out-of-state student numbers could cost UNC
Durham Herald Sun

On Campus- Dillon impresses at College Gridiron Showcase
Sanford Herald

Oklahoma football- Austin Kendall 'never wavered' from commitment to Sooners
Oklahoma News

New Oregon defensive coordinator Brady Hoke describes his interview process before hiring
OregonLive

Two USC commits giving Mississippi State a look
Columbia (SC) The State

SI- What's next for Frank Haith, Missouri after NCAA violations?
Tulsa World

January 19 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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10 thoughts as the NFC Championship Game approaches for Carolina Panthers
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Why have Panthers given up big leads- Good opponents with good QBs, Ron Rivera says
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Seahawks lament ‘lousy turf,’ but both teams played on it, Ron Rivera notes
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Panthers DE Jared Allen’s foot not as bad as thought, but he’s listed as doubtful
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Are Panthers fans the friendliest fans in the NFL?
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Bruce Arians- Cardinals won’t be so conservative versus the Panthers
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Last year’s Panthers-Cardinals playoff matchup doesn’t mean a thing
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Kemba Walker scores Charlotte Hornets franchise-record 52 in victory over Utah Jazz

From NBC Sports
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History in the making- Heisman QBs facing off
-
Florida-Georgia expected to return to Jacksonville after 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Duke basketball’s feared dark days have arrived
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Duke drops 3rd straight game, 64-62 to Syracuse
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Duke falls out of poll for 1st time in 16 years

Citadel coach Mike Houston accepts job at James Madison
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

January 18 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers speed to lead, sweat to finish and edge Seattle 31-24
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Beating Seattle makes it sweeter, but Panthers still have work to do
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Panthers won’t apologize for advancing to NFC title game
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Jonathan Stewart’s long run set tone for Panthers’ victory
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Panthers LB Thomas Davis makes ‘hands team’ play of day vs. Seattle
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Carolina Panthers report card vs. Seattle Seahawks
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What a time to be alive- Panthers hit Seahawks with early flurry, win 31-24
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Carolina Panthers defense makes explosive Seahawks one-dimensional
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NASCAR HOF inductee Curtis Turner- NASCAR’s original rock star
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Hornets Gameday- vs. Utah Jazz

How Carolina’s ‘contagious energy’ works
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Panthers hold off Seahawks 31-24
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Stewart's return key for Panthers
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Kuechly's INT a team effort

From the Arizona Republic
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It's Cardinals against Panthers for NFC title
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Boivin- Arians makes no apologies for his risky play-calling

NFL Playoff Musings- Sizing up Brady-Manning XVII and Cardinals-Panthers
USA Today

Peyton Manning, Broncos beat Steelers, punch ticket to AFC championship game
Denver Post

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Welcome to the new new ACC, where unpredictability, balance reign
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It’s point guard by committee for Duke this year
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Crosby scores twice as Penguins shut out Canes 5-0

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Minium- Conference USA needs to expand; JMU, Georgia State are the best candidates
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U.Va. falls 69-62 at Florida State, drops to 2-3 in the ACC

From the CBS Sports
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Power Five passes on making significant change
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Race for No. 1 in recruiting

From NBC Sports
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Auburn recruits play Madden on Auburn’s mammoth scoreboard
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Panthers outlast Seahawks, punch NFC title game ticket
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Cam Newton- Panthers were “playing with their butts tight” in second half
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Panthers are sadly accustomed to letting late leads slip
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Marshawn Lynch’s likely last act with Seahawks not memorable
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Richard Sherman says Seahawks will be “special for a long time”
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Cardinals survive in OT, eliminate Packers
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Bring on the Patriots
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Peyton isn’t proud of his self-sack pass
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Brady “never imagined” going to 10 AFC title games
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Tom Brady is a mere 2-6 in Denver
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Demaryius Thomas played in front of his mother for first time

January 17 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Seahawks - Panthers | 3 to watch- Russell Wilson, Greg Olsen, Kam Chancellor
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If Panthers vs. Seahawks is less than epic I will be disappointed
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Gameday inside the mind of Josh Norman- How he finds the ‘dark place’
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The heart of Carolina Panthers star Greg Olsen
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Charlotte Hornets’ defense culprit for ninth loss in 10 games
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Notre Dame outlasts Duke for 95-91 win
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UNC pulls away for 67-55 win over NC State
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Jack Gibbs pilots Davidson with 43 points in A-10 win over UMass
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Tulsa police investigating case of Tony Stewart, heckler
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Larry Fitzgerald takes the Arizona Cardinals home in OT against Packers

From the Arizona Republic
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Cardinals top Packers in overtime thriller
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Bickley- Fortune, Fitz smile on Cardinals
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Fitzgerald comes up big in Cards' playoff win
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Peterson has 100-yard INT wiped out by penalty

Abrupt ending for the Packers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

No worries, just another trip to AFC title game
Boston Globe

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Stephen Schramm column- New reality sinks in for shorthanded Blue Devils
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Bret Strelow- UNC's depth more than a luxury in double-digit win over Wolfpack

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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No. 19 Gamecocks bounce back in win
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Will Muschamp making final push toward first National Signing Day at USC
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A never too early look at Clemson, USC

Just ducky- Former U-M coach Hoke named Oregon DC
Detroit Free Press

January 16 2016

Transforming college conferences into 10-team memberships
Yardbarker

Campbell- Big 12 should listen to Boren
Enid News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Close won’t help Wolfpack against Tar Heels
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Roy Williams reminds players how N.C. State ‘whacked’ UNC last year in Smith Center
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After Clemson loss, Duke looks to play smarter against Notre Dame
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Canucks snap Canes’ win streak with 3-2 win in overtime

From the Charlotte Observer
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Anthony Davis slam ends Hornets’ bid to take win from Pelicans, 109-107
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59 TDs-! Panthers’ team record in 2015 a far cry from dark days of 2010
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If Seahawks avoid Josh Norman, Panthers’ other DBs have a plan
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At posh Panthers pep rally, confidence is high

Stephen Schramm- Preseason meeting lucky for Fayetteville boy and Panthers
Fayetteville Observer

Belichick, Patriots Won't Look Back; Focus Is On Beating Chiefs Saturday
Hartford Courant

From the Kansas City Star
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The Star’s Chiefs-Patriots AFC Divisional Playoff preview
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Alex Smith’s best times are following his worst, and ‘Mr. High Road’ is happy for both
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The man who’s beaten Bill Belichick more than anyone else has some advice for the Chiefs
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Rumors spread that fire alarm was pulled Friday at hotel where Chiefs are staying

From the Arizona Republic
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Bickley- Time for Cards to win when it matters
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Cards comfortable with new playoff-favorite role
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Scouting report, pick

Marshawn Lynch joins Seahawks in trip to Carolina, probable to play
Seattle Times

Big Ben is expected to play Sunday but DeAngelo Williams, Antonio Brown will not
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

January 15 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Seattle Seahawks- Carolina Panthers no rival of ours
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Carolina Panthers, Seattle Seahawks look a lot like each other
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Panthers DC Sean McDermott passed over by Browns and Bucs, focused on Seahawks
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Carolina Panthers DE Kony Ealy misses practice with illness
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Charlotte 49ers drop another close C-USA game, 73-72, to MTSU
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Hornets’ Cody Zeller looks so much more at home playing center
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Hornets Gameday- at the New Orleans Pelicans
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5 burning questions for 2016 NASCAR season

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Gap between UNC, NC State grows wide since last meeting
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Injury turns NC State’s Henderson into spectator again
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Playing tired caught up to Duke at Clemson
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Condoleezza Rice says leave playoff at 4 teams
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Skinner has goal, assist to lift Hurricanes over Blues 4-1

David Boren would like to end The Longhorn Network
Oklahoma News

Crowds up for returning bowls but down overall for sixth straight year
CBS Sports

ODU cornerback Devon Brown transfers back to UAB after learning his eligibility expired
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From philly.com
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McLane- Pederson likely a fallback choice
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Brooky- Eagles blew it by limiting coaching search

Ohio State’s new Nike deal surpasses that of Texas, Michigan
NBC Sports

From ESPN
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Maisel- Bowl games pay the price in playoff era
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Miller- Best and worst of bowl season

January 14 2016

Stephen Schramm column- Same sad song growing tired for Wolfpack
Fayetteville Observer

Struggling Wolfpack ‘not far off’ … but from what?
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Seminoles drop NC State to 0-4 in ACC
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Foul trouble sinks Duke in 68-63 loss to Clemson
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Krzyzewski speaks about upset loss to Clemson
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Duke hires Purdue assistant Jim Bridge to coordinate special teams and coach tight ends
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Missouri admits NCAA hoops violations, vacates '13-14 season
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Imprisoned ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips found dead
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Sportscaster Jim Simpson dies at 88; worked for NBC, ESPN

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina suffers first loss of season
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Blossomgame helps Clemson upset Duke

From the Charlotte Observer
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Seattle Seahawks preparing to face Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers’ ‘diverse’ offense
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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson- Panthers’ Cam Newton is MVP
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No excuses- Sack deprived Panthers DEs ‘going to work’ vs. Seattle
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Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch ‘day-to-day,’ ‘encouraged,’ Pete Carroll says
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Seattle Seahawks fans expect dramatic game against Carolina Panthers
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Charlotte Hornets break losing streak with 107-84 rout of Atlanta Hawks
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NCAA does right by NBA draft prospects with new rules

NCAA approves championship game for Big 12, conferences with fewer than
Sporting News

ODU has recruited well so far, but the next three weeks are crucial
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

January 13 2016

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Right or wrong, Clemson loss reinforces negative national perception of ACC
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State, UNC among six ACC teams in preseason baseball poll

Rovell- Rams' move to L.A. not without its challenges
ESPN

From the St Louis Post Dispatch
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Goodbye, St. Louis Rams; owners approve move to Los Angeles
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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones exults in Rams relocation
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Hochman- Feckless thugs of NFL leave us with just memories
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BenFred- We'll miss the Rams but certainly won't miss their owner
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Gordo- Kroenke fails St. Louis, flees to LA
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21 years of ups and downs with the Rams

From the Sporting News
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The long Con: Rams go back to LA
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Rams' final season in St. Louis was fraught with anxiety for team employees
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Missouri governor on Rams move- 'This sets a terrible precedent'
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Roger Goodell, Stan Kroenke say Rams' move to LA is 'bittersweet'

From the LA Times
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NFL will return to Los Angeles for 2016 season
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The big, bad NFL will have to play by L.A.'s rules
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Bill Plaschke's rules for L.A.'s new football team
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Oakland Raiders' hometown celebrates — for now
-
Chargers' future in San Diego up to owner Dean Spanos

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers pleased with growth of ‘little brother’ Devin Funchess
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Light snow possible for the Panthers-Seahawks game
-
Hornets Gameday- vs. Atlanta Hawks
-
NFL is a given, but Deshaun Watson has unfinished business at Clemson

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- What Clemson must fix for 2016
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'P.S. We will be back' Clemson players pledge another run at national championship
-
Former Gamecocks interim head coach Shawn Elliott returns to familiar role

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Skinner’s goal in OT gives Canes 3-2 win over Penguins
-
DeCock- For Hurricanes, .500 is no magic number
-
Canes’ Brind’Amour among 9 to enter NC Sports Hall
-
Wolfpack looking ahead, not dwelling on losses
-
Q&A with new NC State offensive coordinator Eliah Drinkwitz

In-state programs welcome 30 early signees
Fayetteville Observer

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Sources- Conference USA, ODU will see vastly reduced TV revenue next season
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Heinicke will return to ODU this week, enroll in spring semester

January 12 2016

‘Bama bests Clemson in title game for the ages
NBC Sports

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson falls short in 45-40 shootout; Alabama claims fourth title since 2009
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Clemson can’t make the final step, this time
-
Clemson earns Alabama respect
-
Clemson former walk-on receiver Hunter Renfrow has a big night
-
TE Jordan Leggett set to return to Clemson for senior year
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Tide’s special teams changed momentum

From Columbia (SC) The State
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Alabama spoils Clemson dream season
-
On the ground in Tiger Town- The sorrow-filled finale to national title game day
-
Muschamp- Bentley a ‘huge hire’ with great reputation in South Carolina

From CBS Sports
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Final AP Top 25 poll- Stanford, Ohio State rewarded for big bowl wins
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There's no end in sight for Nick Saban and his Alabama dynasty
-
Nick Saban brings his own guts with an Alabama onside kick for the ages
-
Alabama's team buses left Lane Kiffin at the stadium after national title win

From ESPN
McGee- Thanks to Tide, Tigers, 2015 season ends on a high note
-
Maisel- Saban surpasses Bryant without benefit of perfection
The Big Short- Saban's onside kick strikes gold
-
Miller- No fairy tale ending, but Clemson's future is bright

From the Arizona Republic
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Boivin- Alabama-Clemson CFP title duel saves postseason
-
Title wave- Alabama grits out CFP title win
-
QB Watson did everything he could for Clemson
-
Special-teams plays help Alabama pull away
-
Cardinals vs. Packers- Early look at playoff game

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart on foot sprain- ‘I plan to play’
-
Carolina Panthers on facing Seattle Seahawks- ‘You want the tough team, man’
-
Carolina Panthers secondary seeks turnovers (and better grammar)
-
Carolina Panthers CB Charles Tillman set for surgery; future uncertain
-
Hey Seahawks fan, is your 12th Man flag bigger than 24x24- Leave it outside

Virginia Tech Football- The Biggest Offseason Storylines for the Hokies
Bleacher Report

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Jordan Staal deal still has impact for Canes
-
DeCock- Uncertainty weighs on Canes’ Eric Staal
-
NC State hires new offensive coordinator

State hires Boise State’s Drinkwitz as its new offensive coordinator
Wilmington Star-News

January 11 2016

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Redskins season ends with playoff loss to Packers
-
WOODY- Redskins learn "real deal" is far different from "new deal"
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SZVETITZ- Redskins learned Aaron Rodgers is still Aaron Rodgers

From the Seattle Times
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How Seahawks turned ugly loss into thing of beauty
Listen- Steve Raible, Vikings announcer call game's end very differently
-
What the Vikings’ terrible temporary home can teach Seattle, Chris Hansen | Inside Sports Business

From the Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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Vikings left stunned after agonizing loss to Seahawks
-
Scoggins- Blair Walsh misses big, faces the music

From the Charlotte Observer
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Seahawks ready to renew rivalry with Panthers
-
Carolina Panthers’ playoff opponent set- Seattle coming to Charlotte
-
Seahawks vs. Panthers felt inevitable, and now it’s here
-
Charlotte Hornets can’t catch Denver Nuggets, lose 7th in a row
-
Clemson might need a trick play or two to win this one
-
Alabama’s Derrick Henry- So tall, so big, so problematic for Clemson
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I’ll take Alabama, but wouldn’t be shocked if Clemson wins

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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They Want Bama- Clemson can validate its program by topping mighty Tide
-
Postcard from Arizona- Brown, Seckinger defy private school odds to reach CFP title game
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For Clemson fans, trip to Arizona worth the price
-
Ultimate good problem- Dabo to Alabama buzz

Something rare happened in Nick Saban's news conference with Dabo Swinney
AL.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Clemson has one question left to answer for perfect season
-
NC State loses at Wake Forest 77-74, falls to 0-3 in ACC
-
Duke guarding against player burnout
-
DeCock- ACC pops cap at basketball tourney
-
How UNC solved Syracuse’s zone defense

Difference between 1-2 and 0-3 in ACC huge for Deacons, Wolfpack
Wilmington Star-News

January 10 2016

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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How the Redskins went from worst to first
-
Packers at Redskins playoff preview
-
Redskins, Packers seek to exploit the other's weaknesses
-
Redskins have familiar feeling in this year's playoff run
-
Redskins playbook- Alfred Morris

From the Washington Post
-
Packers-Redskins pregame reading
-
Starting a new job is hard. Starting a new job as a Redskin is probably harder

From the Minneapolis Star-Tribune
-
Adrian Peterson- 'No excuses for us not going forward in these playoffs'
-
Game on! Your guide to the Vikings-Seahawks wild-card game
-
Vikings fans prep for the big chill, just like the good old days

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Jordan Staal scores in OT, Hurricanes beat Blue Jackets 4-3
-
Hicks the catalyst in UNC’s 84-73 win at Syracuse
-
Gottfried still hopeful after NC State’s 0-2 ACC start
-
Plumlee’s career week culminates in Duke’s 82-58 win over Virginia Tech
-
DeCock- As far as he has come, Duke’s Ingram still scratching surface

From CBS Sports
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Keys to a Clemson title win
-
Dodd- How Alabama can topple Clemson
-
NDSU sets NCAA record with fifth straight title
-
TAMU hires offensive coordinator from UCLA
-
Steelers get wild win at Bengals
-
What happened, Bengals?
-
Boomer Esiason- 'I'm a former Bengal and I'm embarrassed' by end of game
-
Chiefs blast Texans 30-0
-
Watt apologizes for loss; Arnold consoles J.J
-
AFC matchups- Steelers-Broncos, Chiefs-Pats
-
Dolphins hire Bears OC Adam Gase as coach
-
Report- Goodell calls stadium plans 'inadequate'

From the Charlotte Observer
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LA Clippers extend winning streak, Charlotte Hornets’ losing streak
-
Davidson beats A-10 rival George Mason 81-75
-
In OT, Louisiana Tech prevails over Charlotte 49ers, 93-90
-
Cam Newton- Panthers huddle ripe for reality TV
-
Even in Australia at 5 a.m., John Isner will tune in to Panthers
-
Clemson cornerback Mackensie Alexander talks the way he plays – with bravado

January 9 2016

Jim Boeheim's return vs. North Carolina prompts question- What about UNC's penalties?
Syracuse Post-Standard

Duke promotes Roper to offensive coordinator
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Duke stays in house with promotion of Roper to offensive coordinator
-
Former Wolfpack OC Canada hired by Pittsburgh

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke coach David Cutcliffe announces football staff changes
-
Hurricanes take down Blue Jackets 4-1
-
DeCock- Young blue line remains Canes’ brightest spot

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Ed Hardin- A week in time- Bill Foster and me in 1978
-
Panthers CB Norman likes getting inside a receiver's head

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers CB Charles Tillman and wife put their hearts into Charlotte
-
Carolina Panthers close bye week with spirited, 90-minute padded practice
-
Record 6 Panthers named to AP All-Pro first team
-
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton preparing for weekend with Chosen, friends
-
Charlotte Hornets Gameday- at Los Angeles Clippers
-
Charlotte 49ers confident heading into tough test at Louisiana Tech

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Redskins having success with 'first 15' plays
-
Despite two ACC wins, Virginia Tech still underdog

Glory Days- Former Clemson players recall 1981 national title
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From USA Today
-
Marshawn Lynch to miss wild-card game vs. Vikings
-
50 things we look forward to in wild-card weekend
-
Four matchups that will define AFC wild-card games
-
NFL wild-card picks- Road teams rule?
-
Cam Newton explains why he named his son Chosen

January 8 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC still hopeful of spring resolution to NCAA case, but wait continues for amended NOA
-
Louisville holds off NC State
-
DeCock- NC State’s Barber can’t do it alone
-
Former Duke basketball coach Bill Foster dies at age 86
-
Canes carry questions into midseason

NCAA grants Tigers an exemption from 20-hour practice rule
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

UNC, State welcome early football enrollees
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina GM Dave Gettleman- 15-1 Panthers have ‘our strongest roster ever’
-
Panthers CB Josh Norman believes he deserves NFL Defensive Player of the Year
-
Panthers coach Ron Rivera, ESPN’s Mike Ditka find thread linking 15-1 teams
-
Panthers DT Kawann Short wins another NFC Defensive Player of Month award

Fields, a former WSSU linebacker, is living his NFL dream with Redskins
Winston Salem Journal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU knocks off Louisiana Tech, ends nation's second-longest home win streak
-
Norfolk Tides' December merchandise sales up 2,100 percent
-
Molinaro- ESPN going overboard with title game smorgasbord

Report- Brady Hoke in mix for Oregon coordinator job
Detroit Free Press

La. Tech putting more time, resources into recruiting
Shreveport Times

Tech working to create stability with football assistants
Monroe News-Star

Former Hokies assistant Shane Beamer joining Smart's staff at Georgia
Hampton Roads Daily Press

January 7 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC’s Sylvia Hatchell- ‘There are no allegations’ against women’s basketball
-
Horvat scores twice, Canucks beat Hurricanes 3-2
-
Carolina RailHawks owner buys trademark ‘Carolina Flight,’ begins exploring new pro team possibilities
-
Griffey elected to Hall with highest percentage, Piazza in
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Duke overcomes foul trouble to down Wake Forest, 91-75
-
NC State’s David J. Grinnage enters NFL draft
-
NC State and Louisville meet again

‘Considering everything,’ win at Wake an impressive one for Duke
Wilmington Star-News

Texas State hires JMU's Everett Withers as new coach
Fox Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers’ Thomas Davis wins NFL’s Bart Starr Award
-
Robert McClain goes from couch to Carolina Panthers cornerback
-
Carolina Panthers treating bye week as low-key chance to fix mistakes
-
The Charlotte Hornets are dreadful defensively
-
Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist fully cleared for non-contact drills

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- A Danny Ford appearance is a Glendale must for Clemson, Alabama
-
Clemson ready for fleet of future pros

January 6 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis- 15-1 won’t mean much without Super Bowl title
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Carolina Panthers sign CB Lou Young off practice squad
-
Source- Panthers DC Sean McDermott to interview with Cleveland Browns on Thursday
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Injuries throwing the Hornets off their games
-
Hornets Gameday- at Phoenix Suns
-
Clemson’s Dabo Swinney says less practice time is not an excuse

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- The best Clemson coach decision ever, Dabo over Kiffin
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Swinney not worried about Alabama getting more practice time before title game
-
Dream matchup- Dabo Swinney thrilled to coach vs. alma mater for a national title

Title game is a family affair for Alabama, Clemson
Columbia (SC) the State

App State trolls all of North Carolina with 'win the state' tweet
Fox Sports

Sammy Batten- Many of state's best players headed out of state
Fayetteville Observer

Canes goalie Eddie Lack looks forward to Vancouver
Raleigh News & Observer

Schlabach- Clemson-Alabama tale of the tape
ESPN

From NBC Sports
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Larry Coker no longer head coach at UTSA
-
Georgia adds Shane Beamer to coaching staff

Mendenhall's U.Va. football staff salaries under budget
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Quarterback Cutler again says he's leaving Virginia
-
ODU signs 3-star quarterback from Myrtle Beach, S.C

January 5 2016

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Postseason bonuses for Swinney, Clemson coaches could reach millions
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Clemson has big recruiting weekend with commitments from Diondre Overton, Rahshaun Smith
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Muschamp’s staff, program take shape at USC
-
Unbeaten Gamecocks hope to learn from last season’s SEC struggles

Virginia Tech stuns No. 4 Virginia 70-68
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Troy Vincent Jr. leaves N.C. State football program
-
BEYOND THE ARC- Home is where the wins are

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Brice Johnson’s monster night leads UNC past Florida State 106-90
-
Sekera, Talbot lead Oilers past Hurricanes in OT

Bret Strelow- Top seed won't prevent Panthers from having tough draw
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Torn ACL ends season for Carolina Panthers CB Charles Tillman
-
Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart still calling himself ‘day-to-day’
-
Carolina Panthers coordinators, assistants free to interview
-
Carolina Panthers change it up, keep players closer during playoff bye week
-
Time for Panthers fans to root for Minnesota
-
Panthers OC Mike Shula offers little clarity on ‘Even Janitor’ audible

From NBC Sports
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Backup Purdue QB Appleby transfers to Florida for chance to win starting job
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Yes sir, Texas A&M has a QB- Trevor Knight to transfer to Aggies from Oklahoma
-
Former Miami interim head coach Larry Scott joining Tennessee staff

January 4 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Fowler- Panthers finish 15-1, earn No. 1 playoff seed
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Panthers top Bucs 38-10, wrap up 15-1 finish and NFC’s playoff top seed
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Panthers ‘supporting cast’ leaves no questions in victory over Bucs in season finale
-
Carolina Panthers report card 01.03.16
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Picture perfect Panthers follow Cam Newton to 15-1
-
Steph Curry is pure Charlotte, but who would give up his current gig?
-
Charlotte Hornets Gameday- at Golden State Warriors

Newton, Panthers beat Bucs 38-10, clinch NFC's No. 1 seed
Winston Salem Journal

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Redskins prepare for playoff opener against Packers
-
Cousins, Redskins rolling into playoffs, 34-23 over Cowboys
-
U.Va. aims to continue domination of in-state rival Virginia Tech

From USA Today
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Playoff picture- See complete AFC, NFC fields
-
CFP remains committed to New Year’s Eve games
-
TV ratings for New Year’s Six bowls down 13%

FIFTH QUARTER- Clemson carries the torch
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- Chad Kelly, Wayne Gallman, Barlow Bend and other reasons why Clemson can beat Alabama
-
Little time to breathe
-
The Hangover, Part XV- Scouting No. 2 Alabama

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Basketball’s new rules will be tested in ACC play
-
ACC’s increased scoring positive sign for college basketball
-
Grayson Allen's reckless abandon creates necessary worries for Mike Krzyzewski

NFL window for teams to apply for relocation to L.A. opens Monday
Orange County Register

January 3 2016

Canada ‘relieved of his duties’ as State offensive coordinator
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State dismisses offensive coordinator Matt Canada
-
Canes fall to Predators in overtime, 2-1
-
NC State drops ACC opener in overtime at Virginia Tech, 73-68
-
Five-star recruit Dennis Smith Jr. joins Wolfpack
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UNC’s ‘Joel and Joel party’ highlights 86-78 win over Georgia Tech
-
Duke opens ACC play with 81-64 win at Boston College

From the Charlotte Observer
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Ready to rally- At 14-1, Carolina Panthers look to finish job vs. Bucs
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Carolina Panthers need convincing win to prove Atlanta was a hiccup
-
3 to watch- Panthers depending on next man up in multiple spots
-
NFL picks for Week 17- Finally, some interesting football
-
With Clemson vs. Alabama, a cuckoo college football season will end logically
-
Shorthanded Charlotte Hornets fall to Oklahoma City Thunder

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Record books could be rewritten early in Cowboys-Redskins game
-
Redskins at Cowboys preview
-
Redskins playoff opponent scenarios

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Redskins might be cautious, but won't treat Cowboys game as meaningless
-
ODU basketball knocks off Charlotte in Conference USA opener
-
No. 5 Virginia beats Notre Dame 77-66 for 11th straight win

WSSU baseball team ranked in preseason top 25
Winston Salem Journal

From CBS Sports
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Ranking every bowl game
-
College football's New Year's Six bowls continue to disappoint
-
TCU tops ORE in 3OT comeback
-
WVU wins wild Cactus Bowl to cap season
-
UGA tops Penn St
-
Arkansas rout helps SEC set bowl wins mark
-
Miami hires Miss. State's Manny Diaz to be DC
-
LSU to hire Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Aranda
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Alleged video emerges of TCU QB Trevone Boykin's bar fight

January 2 2016

From USA Today
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What to watch in Saturday's bowl games
-
America meets Heisman runner-up in Rose Bowl romp
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Ole Miss rolls past Oklahoma State in Sugar Bowl
-
Watch- Stanford dupes Iowa with fake fumble for TD
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Stanford band trolls Iowa during Rose Bowl half…
-
Pitino- Louisville scandal bothers me every night

Winners and Losers of New Year's Day Bowl Games
Bleacher Report

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Dennis Smith Jr. ready to enroll early at NC State
-
A rare dunk for UNC’s Marcus Paige signals improved health, new approach
-
The Hurricanes’ Staal brothers consider the what-ifs

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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How two walk-ons and a 315-pound freak keyed Clemson’s Orange Bowl triumph
-
The inevitable comparison- 1981 vs. 2015

DeRozan leads Raptors past Hornets 104-94

Carolina Panthers could sit 3 starters for finale vs. Bucs

Greg Cote- Clemson Tigers turn disrespect into an orange storm

January 1 2016

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Year of the Tigers- Clemson closes out 2015 with a berth in national championship
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Sapakoff- Adjustments, the patented Clemson path to Glendale

From USA Today
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Clemson looks every bit like No. 1 in Orange Bowl
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Underdog- Tigers play role better than anyone
-
Oklahoma’s season of redemption ends with a thud
-
Kiffin's flawless plan puts Alabama in title game
-
Alabama rolls into title game vs. Clemson

It's set- Clemson-Alabama
CBS Sports

From NBC Sports
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CFT Previews- Fiesta Bowl
-
Alabama opens as TD(ish) favorite on Clemson
-
Tide rips Spartans, sets desert date with Tigers in title game
-
No. 1 Clemson dominates No. 4 Oklahoma in Orange Bowl to advance to CFB Playoff championship

From the Charlotte Observer
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Clemson dominates OU in 2nd half for trip to national championship game
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Bonnell- Clemson’s line to greatness started along the two lines
-
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney speaks after Orange Bowl win
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Panthers QB Cam Newton has ‘glow’ after welcoming a son named Chosen
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Carolina Panthers CB Josh Norman working on getting swagger back
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Panthers QB Cam Newton not surprised Steve Smith will return to Ravens
-
Chevrolet hopes to build on another manufacturer’s title
-
East Lincoln’s Chazz Surratt named AP’s NC offensive player of year

No more Clemsoning- Tigers headed to national title game
Philly.com

N.C. State's program unsettled after bowl loss ends Doeren's third season on sour note
Gaston Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Carolina Hurricanes end Washington Capitals’ 9-game win streak
-
Wolfpack puts spotlight on porous defense

New coaches in place, changes ahead for Virginia Tech, U.Va. football
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Tech hires Cornelsen as offensive coordinator
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

January 31 2016

From theAmerican.org
Houston Outlasts East Carolina in Double Overtime, 97-93
No. 13 SMU Beats Memphis, 80-68
Tulsa Rolls By Tulane, 62-48

Nichols- SMU patches up against Memphis, but here's why its finish to the game drew the ire of Larry Brown
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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SMU handles Memphis 80-68
-
Tiger football recruits settle in with new staff

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Florida athletes fired up to be part UCF coach Scott Frost's first class
-
UCF eager to eliminate turnovers ahead of showdown with UConn

Brandon Swannegan, Sterling Taplin emerge in Tulsa's win against Tulane
Tulsa Word

Temple basketball looks to China
Philly.com

January 30 2016

From theAmerican.org
Weekday Warrior- Stellar Rookie Performances
Leadership Styles
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Statement From Commissioner Mike Aresco on Warde Manuel

Tigers face ‘great challenge’ Saturday at No. 13 SMU
Memphis Commercial Appeal

New UH quarterback Kyle Allen's tweet met with trolling by
Houston Chronicle

Hard To Explain Why UConn Shoots So Poorly
Hartford Courant

John Klein- Men's basketball seasons slipping away for Tulsa, Oklahoma State
Tulsa World

Report- USF fills final assistant coaching vacancy
Tampa Bay Times

January 29 2016

Clark Lifts Cincinnati Over UConn, 58-57
theAmerican.org

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC Bearcats rally past UConn, 58-57
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UC's Clark on game-tying goal, clinching free throw
-
Cronin on UC's big win at UConn

UConn Fights To The End But Time Runs Out In 58-57 Loss To Cincinnati
Hartford Courant

AAC not likely to get multiple at-large bids to NCAA tournament
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Upbeat Pastner addresses criticisms head-on
-
Three-star RB from Texas commits to Tigers

UH's Todd Orlando reportedly turned down Wisconsin job offer
Houston Chronicle

From Northern Iowa to Tulane, new AD looks to shed snowblower, purple and gold
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 28 2016

From theAmerican.org
Geico Plays of the Week
Men's Basketball Standings Are Heating Up- Watch The Rise
The American Today- Goodwin Scores Career-High 35 Points as Memphis Tops UCF
-
Houston Wins At Home Over Tulsa, 81-66

Week 11 AAC Basketball Power Rankings
scout

Bearcats visit UConn- 'It's huge'
Cincinnati Enquirer

This Should Be Fun- Cincy Comes To XL To Mix It Up With UConn
Hartford Courant

USF men beat Tulane for second straight AAC road victory
Tampa Bay Times

Cougars whirl past Golden Hurricane to get back on track
Houston Chronicle

From the Tulsa World
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Off-target Hurricane gets thumped by Houston
-
John Klein- UConn women are best show in basketball

Penny Hardaway and Monogram Foods treat students to Tigers game
Business Journal

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Win over UCF helps Tigers, but No. 13 SMU next
-
Intriguing possibilities for Tigers as signing day looms

Nichols- 'Old country boy' Chad Morris giving everybody a first-hand look as he attempts to rebuild SMU
Dallas Morning News

January 27 2016

From theAmerican.org
Men's Basketball Standings Are Heating Up- Watch The Rise
Key Threes
Dunk Reel

From philly.com
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Is March Madness in Temple forecast?
-
Imhotep's Raynor commits to Temple

Goodwin scores 35 as Tigers rebound with win
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Sluggish start dooms UCF during loss to Memphis
Orlando Sentinel

Doc- All UC needs now is running start
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Loses Recruit; New Jersey OT Mike Lonsdorf Pulls Out Of Commitment
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Three More Commit To UConn Football's Class of 2016

From the Tampa Bay Times
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As signing day nears, USF works to hold its commitments
-
USF Bulls freshman Jahmal McMurray makes a point of staying on the court

Soaring Hurricane wary of slumping Houston
Tulsa World

UH's Tom Herman to be Houston rodeo parade marshal
Houston Chronicle

January 26 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Temple’s Coleman, USF’s McMurray Earn Men's Basketball Weekly Honors
-
Three Players Named to Ann Meyers Drysdale Award Midseason Watch List
-
Hearn and Laksa Garner Weekly Women’s Basketball Honors

AAC Insider- SMU is the front-runner, but Temple is on the rise
Tulsa World

From philly.com
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Temple upsets eighth-ranked SMU
-
Owls' Brown shines vs. SMU

Temple revitalizes season with SMU win; strong start in AAC
City Of Basketball Love

Unbeaten no more- Five reasons why SMU lost to Temple, 89-80
Dallas Morning News

Preview- Memphis at UCF
KSPR abc33

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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For Pastner, loss to ECU was the beginning of the end
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Worst loss for Memphis Tigers under Pastner- Yep
-
Tigers seek to halt two-game skid Tuesday at UCF

UCF basketball looking for a statement victory against conference power Memphis
Orlando Sentinel

U of M Notebook- ‘Bad Loss,’ Says Josh Pastner
Memphis Daily News

Calls to replace Pastner getting louder after loss to ECU
Wmcactionnews5

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH baseball ranked 12th in preseason poll
-
UH suffers ugly loss to South Florida

Tulane's Stephen Alemais is named second-team All-American by D1Baseball.com
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 25 2016

From theAmerican.org
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East Carolina Records First-Ever Win at Memphis, 84-83
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Coleman Leads Temple to 89-80 Win over Previously Undefeated No. 8 SMU
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Tulsa Takes Down UCF, 75-60
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Cincinnati Tops Tulane 97-75, as Mick Cronin Records 200th Win
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USF Earns First Conference Win with 71-62 Defeat of Houston

January 24 2016

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today- Vorpahl Nets Career-High in Win Against East Carolina
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Purvis Lifts UConn over Georgetown, 68-62

UConn's Win Over Georgetown Has Old-Time Electric Feel
Hartford Courant

TU looking to stay near the top of the American Athletic Conference standings
Tulsa World

Tulane set to take on Cincinnati Sunday
New Orleans Times Picayune

UC, Cronin ready to hit gas again
Cincinnati Enquirer

Larry Brown's 18-0 SMU team faces Owls
Philly.com

Nichols- How No. 8 SMU overcame harsh conditions as Kennedy, Brown ready for homecoming in frozen Philly
Dallas Morning News

January 23 2016

From theAmerican.org
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American Athletic Conference Basketball Games Saturday at Temple Moved Due to Weather
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Warrior of the Week- SMU's Markus Kennedy

Tigers' Burrell ready to build on career night
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Temple-SMU moved to Sunday
Philly.com

Quest for perfection- A closer look at SMU's toughest remaining games
Dallas Morning News

UC wary of Tulane, after 2015 shocker
Cincinnati Enquirer

Round table- Can the Cougars make a run for the conference title?
The Daily Cougar

John Klein- Tulsa has plenty of shots to reach NCAA Tournament
Tulsa World

From the Tampa Bay Times
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College football recruiting- USF Bulls commitments
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Recruiting- Bulls brace for another big weekend

UCF football announces new defensive line coach
Orlando Sentinel

January 22 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Caupain Leads Cincinnati Over Memphis, 76-72
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Memphis' Ariel Hearn
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Shaq Goodwin Brings Senior Leadership to Tigers

Stars come out in crucial UC win
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tigers fall 76-72 at Cincinnati
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Poor decision making costs the Tigers against Cincinnati
247 Sports

Tigers fail to finish yet again at Cincinnati
Daily Helmsman

From the Dallas Morning News
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Cowlishaw- Larry Brown's past 'came back to bite him' regarding SMU's postseason ban
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SMU-Temple basketall game pushed from Saturday to Sunday because of impending snowstorm

University of Houston falls short of knocking off undefeated SMU
Houston Chronicle

UConn Men's Insider- Vitale, Raftery and Welsh Assess Huskies' Season
Hartford Courant

January 21 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Memphis Takes on Cincinnati Thursday Night
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UCF Completes Season Sweep over USF, 64-54
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Memphis Pulls Upset Over No.15 USF in OT
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Woodard Scores 22 Points as Tulsa Defeats East Carolina, 84-69
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American Stories
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Geico Plays of the Week
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Caupain Leads Cincinnati Over Memphis, 76-72

Losing skid reaches 9 as Bulls fall to UCF
Tampa Tribune

From the Orlando Sentinel
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A.J. Davis helps power UCF basketball sweep of USF
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UCF earns commitment from Hawaii QB McKenzie Milton

Sloppy But Effective Win Vs. Tulane, Then A Recruiting Coup For UConn
Hartford Courant

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC needs to get rolling, and soon
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UC adds another football recruit

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers jump to No. 2 in AAC rankings
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Tigers' Lawson ready for physical game at Cincinnati
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Tiger women upset No. 15 South Florida

From the Tampa Tribune
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No. 15 USF women lose in OT at Memphis
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Jan 20 11-49 AM Report- Weist hired as USF receivers coach

Jason Rollins leaving Tulane to join Frank Wilson's staff at UT-San Antonio
New Orleans Times Picayune

From philly.com
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Temple pulls away from La Salle
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Temple's Dunphy high on Lowe

National analyst- There is no getting around the 'oddity' that SMU won't ever get to prove how good it is
Dallas Morning News

Keyarris Garrett represents Tulsa in East-West Shrine Game this Saturday
Tulsa World

Groin injury to limit UH guard LeRon Barnes for rest of season
Houston Chronicle

January 20 2016

From theAmerican.org
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SMU Battles Back For 77-73 Win Over Houston
We Cover It All This Week On "The Rise"
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Memphis' Goodwin, SMU's Moore Named Candidates for Senior CLASS Award
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Cincinnati and East Carolina Claim Weekly Swimming & Diving Honors

From the Dallas Morning News
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Nichols- Nic Moore delivers halftime speech to motivate SMU to 77-73 win over Houston
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Three takeaways- SMU proves it's special in clutch win over Houston
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SMU signing-day preview- Mustangs have revamped recruiting efforts under Chad Morris

University of Houston falls short of knocking off undefeated SMU
Houston Chronicle

Next for UC: Double dose of McDonald's
Cincinnati Enquirer

Jeff Jacobs- Chill, UConn Fans. Kevin Oillie's Doing All Right
Hartford Courant

Tulane falls at UConn, 60-42
New Orleans Times Picayune

3-point stance- How does the American capitalize on success?
ESPN

AAC 2015 season in review- Recaps of every team in 140 characters or less
CBS Sports

What's next for USF football staff- A few guesses
Tampa Bay Times

From Philly.com
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No vote for Temple stadium
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Temple-La Salle preview

Preview- UCF at USF
WSBT 22

Super Saturday for UCF Basketball Program
The Sanford Herald

Bowen- ‘We’re this close to something extraordinary’
Memphis Commercial Appeal

January 19 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Week 10 Men's Basketball Honors Announced
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Williams and Samuelson Earn Weekly Women’s Basketball Honors

USF women's basketball earns historic ranking
The USF Oracle

SMU coach Chad Morris is really excited about signing day
ESPN

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Farragut's Craig Watts Jr. gives pledge to USF
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USF's Byrd looking to make outsized impact in East-West Shrine Game

Take Houston & SMU To Go 'Over' The Total For Your NCAA Basketball Picks
SportsBook Review

January 18 2016

SMU has 7 players, 0 losses and they're banned from the NCAA Tournament. SMU is America's team
MSN

From theAmerican.org
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No. 10 SMU Remains Only Undefeated DI Team with 60-45 Road Win Over Tulane
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UConn Rallies For 69-57 Win Over Houston

From NBC Sports
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QB Tim Boyle transferring from UConn
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USF loses DC to Indiana, stays in-house for replacement

USF loses Allen as defensive coordinator, promotes Woodie
Tampa Tribune

UC trying to ignore 'noise' from critics
C
incinnati Enquirer

UConn Rallies Past Houston With Aggressive Play
Hartford Courant

UH drops game against UConn for first loss at Hofheinz this season
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane QB target Lindsey Scott Jr. decommits from Syracuse
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Tulane's offense sputters late in 60-45 loss to No. 10 SMU

From philly.com
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Miami WR commits to Temple
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Temple board to vote on funds for stadium
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Owl's Aflakpui works into starting rotation

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF cheer squad places No. 2 at national championships
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UCF lands Miami RB Jawon Hamilton

January 17 2016

From theAmerican.org
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UCF Sweeps Season Series with East Carolina with 89-69 Win
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Temple Wins Double Overtime Thriller Over Cincinnati
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Strong Second Half Surges Memphis Past USF, 71-56

UC falls again to Temple, 67-65, in double overtime
C
incinnati Enquirer

From philly.com
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Temple beats Cincinnati in double OT
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Archbishop Wood QB picks Temple

Tigers take care of University of South Florida 71-56
Memphis Commercial Appeal

A situation 'you can't even script'- Larry Brown thought he had seen it all before coaching this SMU team
Dallas Morning News

Tulane faces challenge from No. 10 SMU
Baton Rouge Advocate

USF losing top assistant Tom Allen to Indiana
Tampa Bay Times

TU recruiting- OL commit Waahid Muhammad brings 'swag' to the field
Tulsa World

January 16 2016

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today- Gray, Payne and Taylor Power Pirates Against Houston
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Serious Strides For The UCF Knights

Temple-Cincinnati basketball preview
philly.com

UC has score to settle against Temple
C
incinnati Enquirer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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K.J. Lawson still day-to-day with Tigers set to host USF
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Much to like about this Memphis basketball team
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At a glance- University of Memphis vs. South Florida

TU Sports- WR Keyarris Garrett invited to NFL Scouting Combine
Tulsa World

Tulsa 60, UConn 51- Huskies Season May Be In Trouble
Hartford Courant

January 15 2016

From theAmerican.org
Come From Behind Win For Tulsa Over UConn, 60-51
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The American Today: No. 19/16 USF Holds Off Tulane, 71-67
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Hamilton, Moore Among Wooden Midseason Top 25
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Select Conference Baseball Games To Appear on CBS Sports Network

Tigers move up a spot to No. 5 in AAC rankings
Memphis Commercial Appeal

James Woodard's offense, team's defense carries Tulsa past UConn 60-51
Tulsa World

Tulsa Closes It Out Against UConn
Hartford Courant

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulsa offers former Tulane commit Tyarise Stevenson of Donaldsonville
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Willie Fritz, Tulane seeking options to run the option- Jeff Duncan

Former Eagles coach Greg Austin hoping to sharpen UCF's offense line
Orlando Sentinel

From Philly.com
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Owls' Thomas to run offense
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Temple drops heartbreaker

January 14 2016

From theAmerican.org
Geico Plays of the Week
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Memphis Holds Off Temple, 67-65
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Cincinnati Beats Houston, 70-59
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Houston's Devonta Pollard
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SMU Supports Coaching For Literacy For Second Year
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Extra Motivation for Temple Men's Basketball

Then there was one- SMU is only remaining undefeated team in college basketball
Dallas Morning News

Only 1 unbeaten left as Gamecocks go down ... and Larry Brown rejoices
Fox Sports

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers edge past Temple, 67-65
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'He was bleeding like crazy'

Bearcats top Houston, move to 13-5
C
incinnati Enquirer

TU AD Derrick Gragg says Frank Haith accused of no wrongdoing in Missouri basketball sanctions
Tulsa World

UConn Looks To Purvis To Keep Energy Level High For AAC Showdown In Tulsa
Hartford Courant

0-for-AAC awaits if Bulls don't answer Antigua's challenge
Tampa Bay Times

Tulane, with 4 in double-figures, beats South Florida 81-70
Tampa Tribune

2015 Military Bowl generates $17M for Annapolis region
Annapolis Capital

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH’s Greg Ward Jr. picks up Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award
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James Casey reunites with Tom Herman on the University of Houston coaching staff

Scott Frost keeps UCF alums Kevin Smith, Josh Linam on football staff
Orlando Sentinel

January 13 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Houston and Navy Ranked In Final AP Football Poll
Houston and SMU Undefeated in League Play - Watch The Rise
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Tulane Grabs First Conference Win of the Season
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Tulane's Jernard Jarreau
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Toughest Men's Basketball Venues To Play At
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USF's Laksa is the USBWA National Freshman of the Week

From the Annapolis Capital
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Final Top 25- Navy at No. 18 for highest ranking since 1963; Alabama wins 10th AP national title
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College Roundup- Navy's Niumatalolo named to coaches' board

City Six- Coleman is strong off the bench for Temple
philly.com

WSJ Report Values UConn Football No. 61 At $88.12 Million
Hartford Courant

Report- Dolphins' Zac Taylor to join University of Cincinnati coaching staff
Florida Sun Sentinel

Downed in Dallas
Sanford Herald

Garrett Kruczek ready for competitive QB battle at UCF
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane gets 1st conference win with 81-70 victory at South Florida
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane, with 4 in double-figures, beats South Florida 81-70
Tampa Tribune

Pierce Leavitt, father of USF coach, dies at age 93
Tampa Bay Times

Could Big 12 invite Temple FB?
Philly.com

January 12 2016

AAC Insider- No. 10 SMU is atop the power rankings
Tulsa World

Houston finishes with highest football ranking in 36 years
Houston Chronicle

From theAmerican.org
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DeCosey, Lawson Earn Men's Basketball Weekly Honors
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RV Cincinnati Holds Off USF, 54-51
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Birt Scores Career-High 27 Points as Tulsa Tops Tulane, 81-67

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU makes history by reaching AP Top 10 for first time since 1985
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Larry Brown feeling better after missing second half of UCF game due to vertigo from sleepless nights

Temple vs. Memphis preview
philly.com

UC football adds former Auburn assistant
C
incinnati Enquirer

UCF DC Erik Chinander expecting aggressive defense to match fast offense
Orlando Sentinel

January 11 2016

From theAmerican.org
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SMU Moves to 15-0
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Strong Second Half Powers UConn to 75-59 win over USF

Owls benefited from film study after Houston loss
Philly.com

Hot shooting propels TU to win at Tulane
Tulsa World

UH’s Adrian Mayes to join Texas State football staff
Houston Chronicle

USF Gives UConn Women A Battle, But Lose 75-59
Hartford Courant

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane gains commitment from Alabama kicker Coby Neenan
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Tulane WR Teddy Veal granted release from Green Wave

UCF basketball falls at No. 15 SMU
Orlando Sentinel

Hot shooting took Memphis away from bread and butter
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tying 3 falls short as USF men lose to Cincinnati
Tampa Bay Times

January 10 2016

From theAmerican.org
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DeCosey Leads Temple To 78-60 win over East Carolina
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UConn Outlasts Memphis, 81-78
Dunk Reel
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The American Today- SMU Rallies To Remain Undefeated
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Conference Season in Full Swing- Women's Basketball Halftime Show
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The American Today- No. 1 UConn Wins 50th in a Row; Temple Tops Tulsa
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Two Men’s Indoor Track & Field Teams Named to USTFCCCA 2016 Preseason Top-25

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Takes Wild, Grueling Win Over Memphis
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Rewind- UConn Men Vs. Memphis

UConn holds off Memphis 81-78
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Tuberville to interview Auburn assistant
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UC tries to get back on track at USF

A numbers game- Down to seven scholarship players, here's how SMU plans to continue its success
Dallas Morning News

Tulsa at Tulane- Rashad Ray to play in his hometown for the last time
Tulsa World

Breaking down 2016 UH football- Quarterback
Houston Chronicle

Coughlin's impact on Rhule
Philly.com

January 9 2016

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers seek second straight win at Gampel Pavilion vs. UConn
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At a glance- University of Memphis vs. No. 23 Connecticut

From the Tulsa World
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Memphis Commercial Appeal- Tulsa slips to No. 7 in AAC power rankings
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TU fills two vacancies with Baylor staffer, former player
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Tulsa football- Looking back at 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Needs To Recover From Dismal Loss, But Memphis Will Be Tough
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UConn Football Assistant Don Patterson, 65, Retires

UC hits road again after loss at SMU
C
incinnati Enquirer

National writer- Talk of postseason ban will be 'deafening' if SMU keeps on winning
Dallas Morning News

Breaking down 2016 UH football- Quarterback
Houston Chronicle

Tulane wide receiver Devon Breaux says he's done with football, will focus on track and field
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF coach Scott Frost wants to restore players' love of football
Orlando Sentinel

Coughlin impressed Owls' Rhule
Philly.com

January 8 2016

Owls looking for consistency
Philly.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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SMU remains atop the pack in the AAC
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Stronger AAC could mean more NCAA bids for league this year

From theAmerican.org
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SMU Rallies To Remain Undefeated
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A Trip of a Lifetime for Houston Men's Basketball
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The American Today- No. 1 UConn Improves Winning Streak to 49 Games
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Houston's Peach Bowl Win- Photo Edition

SMU rallies past UC Bearcats to remain unbeaten
C
incinnati Enquirer

What happens if SMU loses? Answer might be a long time coming
ESPN

SMU rallies to stay perfect despite being down to six players
YAHOO! Sports

From the Orlando Sentinel
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'Fast and fun' UCF football is moving quick for coaches, too
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New UCF AD Danny White- Knights can thrive in AAC by winning, fundraising

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH coach Tom Herman- Talks with other schools 'got very intense'
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UH coach Tom Herman blasts local radio hosts in combative interview
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UH hires Darrell Wyatt as receivers coach

Tulsa's Frank Haith Talks Getting Golden Hurricane Back On Track Defensively
Oklahoma's Own NewsOn6

January 7 2016

From theAmerican.org
Geico Plays of the Week
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USF's Jaleel Cousins
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Bernadette Cafarelli Named Associate Commissioner for Communications
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The American Today: Temple tops No. 23/24 UConn as Dunphy Earns 200th Win

UCF basketball holds off USF rally, defeats rival Bulls
Orlando Sentinel

USF overcome by UCF's 3-point shooting
Tampa Bay Times

Son of NBA veteran flourishes with UCF
Central Florida Future

John E. Hoover- Tulsa defense needs to step up if Hurricane is going to fulfill its promise
Tulsa World

Bearcats could bolster RPI with upset of No. 15 SMU
C
incinnati Enquirer

UH coach Tom Herman blasts local radio hosts in combative interview
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Ex-Tiger QB Lynch to prepare for draft in Florida
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Tigers Dedric Lawson healthier; brother K.J. hurt again

Tulane stumbles at Houston, 63-45
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 6 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Rashad Smith Leads Tulsa Past East Carolina, 55-43
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Last Second Josh Brown Jumper Lifts Temple over No. 23 UConn, 55-53
Basketball Heats Up As Football Ends For the Year- Watch "The Rise"
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Stewart Chosen as USBWA National Player of the Week
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Tulane's Leslie Vorpahl
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Klein Leads SMU at Georgia Diving Invite
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Koepfer Named Top Singles Player in the Country

Temple's rollercoaster-ride season hits a high with win at UConn
YAHOO Sports

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Huskies 'Don't Show Up' In Setback To Temple
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Jeff Jacobs- UConn's Ticket To Power Five Conference Goes Through New York

From CBS Sports
WATCH- Temple upsets No. 23 UConn on the road in closing seconds
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Report- A&M QB Allen transferring to Houston

Temple knocks off No. 23 UConn
Philly.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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Former A&M QB Kyle Allen to join UH football program
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Cougars top Green Wave 63-45 to equal last season's win total

UC facing big test at No. 15 SMU
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tigers take down Nicholls, 82-46
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF still working to offset loss of B.J. Taylor ahead of showdown with rival USF
Orlando Sentinel

January 5 2016

From theAmerican.org
American Stories - History Making Season for Houston
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Purvis, Milton Earn Men's Basketball Weekly Honors
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Stewart and Emery Claim Weekly Women’s Basketball Honors
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The American Today- Six Players Reach Double Figures in Tigers' Win

Miller- Reranking the teams that reached New Year's Six bowls
ESPN

From the Houston Chronicle
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Adrian Mayes leaves post as UH’s director for recruiting for position at James Madison
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Major Applewhite withdraws his name from consideration for Texas State head coaching job
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Steve Spurrier Jr., Darrell Wyatt being considered for UH coaching staff

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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At a glance- University of Memphis vs. Nicholls State
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Norvell completes staff with hiring of defensive coordinator

From Philly.com
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Temple vs. UConn preview
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Matakevich to be honored at PSWA dinner

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane gains commitment from Fayette County (Ga.) safety Sean Harper
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Dual-threat QB Darius Bradwell decommits from Georgia Southern, pledges to Tulane

Thirty days out, Bulls' 2016 class taking solid shape
Tampa Bay Times

From the Dallas Morning News
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Men's basketball polls- Oklahoma gives Big 12 1-2 punch; SMU rises
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Five way-too-early predictions for SMU’s 2016 football season

Longtime assistant no longer on Navy football staff
Annapolis Capital

January 4 2016

The American Today- No. 17 SMU Off to Best Start in School History
theAmerican.org

UConn Men's Insider- Huskies Escape With Win And 5 More Lessons Learned Against Tulane
Hartford Courant

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Norvell hires Arizona State colleague to coach Tigers offense
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Lawson injury adds to Tigers’ offensive struggles

Temple's Satterfield taking Tenn. Tech job
Philly.com

Texas State contacts UH's Major Applewhite about head-coaching opening
Houston Chronicle

UCF DL coach Lorenzo Costantini joins Georgia Southern staff
Orlando Sentinel

January 3 2016

The American Today: Williams Hits Game-Winner to Lift No. 20/17 USF Past East Carolina
theAmerican.org

No. 17 SMU beats South Florida 72-58 to improve to 13-0
Tampa Tribune

From the Dallas Morning News
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Three takeaways- SMU survives scare from South Florida; remains unbeaten
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Nichols- SMU improves to 13-0 but still plagued by adversity with mysterious absence of Keith Frazier
SMU welcomes back Larry Brown with heartwarming intro video

UF beats Georgia; USF and FSU fall on road
Tampa Bay Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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South Carolina holds off Memphis 86-76
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Tigers’ Norvell adds 2 defensive assistants
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Five questions on Tiger football

Houston routs Temple, 77-50
Philly.com

Tulane's second-half rally falls short in 75-67 loss to UConn
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Blows 19-Point Lead, Recovers To Beat Tulane
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Jeff Jacobs- No Rest On UConn Vs. Power Five
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UConn Football Needs To Sustain Defensive Strength While Maturing On Offense For 2016

UC Bearcats cruise past Tulsa, 76-57
Cincinnati Enquirer

Frank Haith on TU's loss at Cincinnati- 'They whipped us'
Tulsa World

January 2 2016

No. 17 SMU, one of three undefeated teams, begins three-game homestand Saturday vs. USF
Dallas Morning News

The Fans' Say- UConn Men's Basketball Road Game Confidence Rating
theuconnblog.com

UConn Looks To Start Conference Play On Right Foot
Hartford Courant

Cronin- 'We haven’t performed down the stretch'
Cincinnati Enquirer

Florida schools winless in bowls for first time since 2002
Tampa Bay Times

January 1 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Houston Wins Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl!
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The American Today- Four American Teams Close Out 2015 With Wins

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH's defense delivers the knock-out blow in Cougars' Peach Bowl win
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UH caps season in style with Peach Bowl win over Florida State
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AAC commissioner Mike Aresco ranks UH's win as one of the most important in league history
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Andre Ware served as honorary captain for Cougars at Peach Bowl
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UH anticipates growth in demand for season tickets after Peach Bowl victory
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Kenneth Farrow, limited in Peach Bowl, satisfied with team's results
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Florida State quarterback Sean Maguire pummelled by UH defense
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Kyle Postma plays integral role in UH's special season

Ward leads Houston over FSU in Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Houston runs away from FSU in Peach Bowl win
CBS Sports

No. 9 FSU upended by No. 18 Houston in Peach Bowl
Tallahassee Democrat

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Paxton Lynch says he'll leave Memphis to enter NFL draft
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Tigers hope to end trend of losses to AP Top 25 teams
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SMU continues to roll; Memphis stays at No. 5