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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region/National

American Athletic Conference

February 29 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Cavs avoid sweep
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Women Host SMU on Senior Night
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ECU Women In Fourth After Day One Of AAC Indoor Championships
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East Carolina Rallies Past Morgan State In Citrus Classic Finale
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ECU Drops Game Three At No. 4 Virginia, 4-2
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Pirates Finish In Fifth-Place At The Hayt
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Pirates Stumble at Coastal Carolina, 6-1

Woodward- Payne's final stage
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU drops game three at Virginia
WITN 7

ECU Drops Game Three At No. 4 Virginia, 4-2
WNCT 9

Bettinger comes up big, helps Virginia avoid sweep
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Cavs Avoid Sweep of ECU
newsplex.com

Virginia Wins Game Three 4-2
Rivals.com

From 247 Sports
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ECU drops first game of 2016
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Montese Overton competes in NFL Combine
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Bryce Williams participates in NFL Combine

Louisville’s Rankins continues to rise, ECU’s Overton impresses at NFL Combine
Wilmington Star-News

February 28 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates take series at UVa
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Cincinnati holds off Pirates
Post-game audio- Lebo & players
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Takes Series From No. 4 Virginia, 6-1
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Offense Powers ECU To Pair Of Wins In Florida
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Track And Field Set For AAC Indoor Championships
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Pirates Hold Off VCU, 4-3
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ECU Makes Late Run at Cincinnati Before Falling By Nine
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East Carolina Suffers Overtime Loss at Memphis, 93-83

ECU’s Williams stands out while State’s Brissett blends in at NFL Combine
Wilmington Star-News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates top Cavs again
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ECU rally falls short

From WITN 7
ECU takes series against Virginia with 6-1 win
Caupain helps Cincinnati beat East Carolina 65-56

ECU Takes Series From No. 4 Virginia, 6-1
WNCT 9

OUT OF TIME- Pirates can’t come back against Bearcats
Washington Daily News

Basketball- Pirates’ rally falls short in loss to Cincinnati
New Bern Sun Journal

Pirates sail past Cavaliers to clinch series
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Pirates Win Series by Dropping 'Hoos
newsplex.com

Caupain helps Cincinnati beat East Carolina 65-56
USA Today (AP)

UC Bearcats hold off East Carolina for 21st win
Cincinnati Enquirer

Cincinnati Basketball- UC Bearcats Escape East Carolina 65-56
cincyontheprowl.com

From Scout.com
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ECU Comeback Falls Short
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Multiple ACC schools interested in Taijh Alston

Tigers Women's Basketball Defeats East Carolina In Overtime Saturday
Go Tigers Go

February 27 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates rally to defeat 2015 champs
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Go For Second Straight Home Win Against Cincinnati
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ECU Tops No. 4 Virginia In 10 Innings, 8-5
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ECU Rides Ritchie's Complete-Game Shutout To Split
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East Carolina Women Travel to Memphis for Road Finale

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Outstanding opener for ECU
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Rested Bearcats visit Greenville (Sub req'd)

Two UC starters questionable for ECU game
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Cavs let late lead slip away in loss to East Carolina
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Gallery: UVa Baseball vs ECU Game 1

ECU Tops (4)Virginia in Ten Innings
Rivals.com

From 247 Sports
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ECU takes down Virginia in extras
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ECU offers Palmetto State QB

ECU Tops No. 4 Virginia In 10 Innings, 8-5
WNCT 9

ECU tops #4 Virginia 8-5 in 10 innings
WITN 7

BSB- ECU drops defending champs Virginia in extras, 8-5
WRAL Sportsfan

February 26 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Challenge escalates for Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- ECU Travels To No. 8 Virginia
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Softball Begins Florida Road Swing At Citrus Classic II
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ECU Opens Spring Season At The Hayt
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East Carolina Rallies Past Richmond, 4-2
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Pirate Women's Basketball Recaps Exciting Alumni Day

OFF TO CHARLOTTESVILLE- ECU takes on defending champs on second weekend
Washington Daily News

Pirates travel to No. 4 Cavs
Greenville Daily Reflector

UVA baseball- #4 Cav play host to East Carolina in weekend series
Augusta Free Press

KOCH- Bearcats Battling Injuries Heading to East Carolina
Cincinnati Bearcats

February 25 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Tyson lifts Pirates to win at Tulane
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Tyson and Tejada Lead ECU to Road Win Over Tulane
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Laramie's Career-High 31 Points Lift Pirates over Cincinnati, 77-55
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Softball Begins Florida Road Swing At Citrus Classic II
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Softball To Appear On ESPN3 Friday Against Bryant

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates end six-game slide
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Big night for Payne, ECU
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Bullpen ready for Cavaliers (Sub req'd)

East Carolina ends skid, beats Tulane 79-73
USA Today (AP)

East Carolina holds off Green Wave 79-73
New Orleans Advocate

Late push not enough as Tulane falls to East Carolina, 79-73
SportsNOLA

ECU Avenges Triple OT Loss with a 79-73 Road Win over Tulane
Rivals.com

From 247 Sports
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ECU victorious at Tulane, 79-73
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Montgomery getting Pirates ready for spring
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FLASHBACK- Chris Johnson makes history at 2008 NFL combine

The fastest man in NFL Combine history shares his secrets
Fox Sports

East Carolina Kicking Game Is Making A Living Off Power Five
Underdog Dynasty

First big league camp an eye-opener for young D-backs
Arizona Sports

Virginia baseball ready to defend national title
Staunton (VA) News Leader

February 24 2016

From Bonesville.net
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SEC aura helped lure Bailey to ECU
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Pirates defeat N.C. A&T, 11-2
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Cruises Past N.C. A&T 11-2 In Midweek Action
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Avion Jones Tabbed AAC Male Field Athlete Of The Week
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Pirates Set To Face Tulane In The Big Easy
Cliff's Cab (Episode 3 - Feb. 23, 2016)
Weekly Chat With Courtney Oliver (Feb. 23, 2016)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates hope to halt slide
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ECU gets 4th straight win

Pirates move to 4-0, roll past North Carolina A&T, 11-2
WNCT 9

ECU improves to 4-0
247 Sports

Pirates Win Fourth Straight with an 11-2 Victory over N.C. A&T
Rivals.com

Whicker- Harold Varner III brings enthusiasm to the PGA Tour and a different demogrpahic as well
Los Angeles Daily News

From ESPN
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Varner- 'I'm here to be a great golfer'
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Cubs pitcher Ryan Williams diary- Getting the call to big-league camp

Washington Redskins 2016 Draft Profiles- Bryce Williams, TE
Hogs Haven

Remember That Time I Broke the 40-Yard Dash Record?
Bleacher Report

February 23 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Marathon season starts on right
note

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was ECU pitching coach Dan Roszel
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- Pirates Host Aggies In Midweek Clash
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ECU-N.C. A&T Game Moved To Tuesday, Feb. 23 At 3 P.M
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Turner Brown Named To AAC Weekly Baseball Honor Roll
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Lydia Ritchie Named To AAC Weekly Softball Honor Roll

Pirates sweep Longwood
The East Carolinian

Payne continues scoring climb
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

February 22 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates come back for sweep
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Mustangs take 74-63 win over ECU
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Completes Sweep Of Longwood, 5-3
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Softball Sweeps Final Day Of Pirate Clash
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ECU Can't Keep Pace with SMU Late, Falls 74-63

SWEEP- ECU completes sweep to start perfect
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU baseball completes sweep
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ECU men drop sixth straight

VIDEO- East Carolina baseball sweeps Longwood
WITN 7

ECU Baseball Completes Sweep Of Longwood, 5-3
WNCT 9

ECU Completes Series Sweep
Scout.com

From 247 Sports
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ECU drops road contest at No. 21 SMU, 74-63
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ECU responds to early deficit to finish sweep

From Rivals.com
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East Carolina Picks Up Three-Game Sweep of Longwood with 5-3 Win
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East Carolina Fades in Second Half in 74-63 Road Loss to SMU

From ESPN
SMU rallies past East Carolina
ECU's thunderous, one-handed dunk

Three takeaways- Big men help SMU survive minor scare from East Carolina
Dallas Morning News

Rockies' Jeff Hoffman undaunted to be centerpiece of Tulowitzki trade
Denver Post

February 21 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Another strong start keys
Pirates

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Repeat As The American Men's Swimming & Diving Champions
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Pirates Head To Dallas For Sunday Date With SMU
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ECU Takes Game Two Against Longwood, 9-6
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Softball Posts Another Split On Day Two Of Pirate Clash
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Pirates Suffer 84-41 Defeat to No. 1 Connecticut

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates win, take series
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UConn women rout ECU
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Pirates travel to SMU

Former pro football player continues giving back to his hometown
Henderson Daily Dispatch

East Carolina-SMU Preview
YAHOO Sports

February 20 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates start impressively
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Men Extend Their Lead At The American Championships
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ECU Opens 2016 Season With 11-1 Win Over Longwood
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ECU Earns Split On Opening Day Of Pirate Clash
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East Carolina Hosts Top-Ranked UConn on Alumni Day

From WITN 7
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Lions Released Former ECU Pirate C.J. Wilson
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ECU Baseball Opens Season With 11- Win Over Longwood

East Carolina Men, SMU Women Remain in Lead at AAC's
College Swimming News

STARTING STRONG- Pirates win on opening night
Washington Daily News

Pirates play ball
Greenville Daily Reflector

From WNCT 9
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ECU Baseball Opens 2016 Season With 11-1 Win Over Longwood
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ECU Softball Earns Split On Opening Day Of Pirate Clash

BASE- Pirates open season with 11-1 win
WRAL

Former Whiteville standout leads ECU to victory in baseball season opener
WWAY

Pirates Torch Longwood 11-1 in Season Opener
Rivals.com

Pirates open with a bang
247 Sports

Women’s basketball gameday capsule- No. 1 UConn at East Carolina
New Haven Register

UConn Makes Final Road Trip of the Season to ECU
uconnhuskies

UConn's Natalie Butler Enjoying The Ride, But Knows She Can Contribute More
Hartford Courant

College Football Teams Who Will Have Brand New Offenses in 2016
Bleacher Report

February 19 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Outlook is sunny for Pirates in '16
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Maintain Hold On First-Place At The American Championships
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Baseball Game Day Central- Pirates Host Lancers In 2016 Season Opener
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Countdown to Opening Day 2016- Outfielders
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East Carolina Opens Home Slate With Annual Pirate Clash
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Track and Field Heads To Virginia Tech For Last Tuneup

East Carolina Men, SMU Women Lead at AAC's
College Swimming

OPENING WEEKEND- Pirates set sights on Longwood
Washington Daily News

From 247 Sports
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D1Baseball projects ECU in postseason
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ECU in on Rumph

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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BASEBALL TAB- Pirates on pursuit
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BASEBALL TAB- On the mound
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BASEBALL TAB- Ingle leads transition (Sub req'd)
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BASEBALL TAB- Projected lineup (Sub req'd)
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Compher details upgrades (Sub req'd)

The NFL is in tight end Bryce Williams’ bloodline
The Advocate

FIU hires Kirk Doll as special teams coordinator
SI.com

WVU assistant coach Mitchell leaves for Virginia Tech
Charleston (WV) Gazette Mail

February 18 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Men In First Place At The American Championships
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East Carolina Drops Houston, 68-59
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East Carolina Drops 5-0 Decision At Charlotte
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Countdown to Opening Day 2016- Infielders and DH
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ECU Signee Wins Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship

Five Questions Facing ECU Baseball in 2016
247 Sports

Careers connected for Boyd, Lamm
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

February 17 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates primed for encore and more
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Pirates fall to South Florida
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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USF Uses Size To Take Down East Carolina
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Countdown to Opening Day 2016- The Battery
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ECU Set For Swimming & Diving Championships
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East Carolina Travels to Houston for Conference Clash
Weekly Chat With Cliff Godwin (Feb. 15, 2016)
Weekly Chat With Courtney Oliver (Feb. 15, 2016)
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East Carolina Travels To Charlotte For Midweek Matchup

ECU sets starting rotation for opening weekend
247 Sports

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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‘Just didn’t have it’
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Pirates go for repeat (Sub req'd)

BOTTOMING OUT- Pirates fall to last with loss to South Florida
Washington Daily News

Pirates hit new low; USF rolls by ECU, 69-52
WNCT 9

From WITN 7
ECU men lose 5th game in a row
ECU Baseball: Godwin Interview

ECU Slump Grows in 69-52 Loss to South Florida
Rivals.com

South Florida beats East Carolina 69-52, snaps 4-game skid
USA Today (AP)

USF beats East Carolina for third conference road win
Tampa Bay Times

USF men snap four-game slide, top East Carolina
Tampa Tribune

Late 12-0 run seals win for USF on the road over East Carolina
News 13 Bright House

Bulls overwhelm East Carolina in Perry's return
The Oracle

February 16 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Snow signals baseball season
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Powering Forward For Autism Against USF
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Ingle Named To Stopper-Of-The-Year Watch List
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Alex Mycek Tabbed To AAC Weekly Softball Honor Roll

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was ECU assistant baseball coach Jeff Palumbo
Pirate Radio 1250

ECU’s Ingle, State’s DeJuneas on Stopper of the Year watch list
Wilmington Star-News

ECU softball wins three in opening tournament
The East Carolinian

Preview- USF at East Carolina
4029 TV

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Former ECU, NFL player inspires youth
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Bulls run into Minges (Sub req'd)

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles- East Carolina TE Bryce Williams
Steelers Depot

Wilmington Christian senior, East Carolina signee wins Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Title
Port City Daily

Five Prospects for ECU Fans to Watch
Scout.com

February 15 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Belated review- Walk waived in Wave win
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU Falls To Nevada In Tight Contest, 2-1
ecupirates.com

Bolinger, Weis lead Nevada softball to 2-1 victory over East Carolina
Reno Gazette Journal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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OT takes its toll again
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ECU skid reaches four games

UC Bearcats down East Carolina for 19th win
Cincinnati Enquirer

From 247 Sports
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Cincinnati pulls away from ECU, 75-60
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ECU drops tough one to Memphis

Break CJ2K's 40-yard dash record, make a million
NFL

February 14 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Bearcat bigs help turn back ECU
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Earns Split On Day Two Of Kajikawa Classic
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Perfect Pirates- ECU Sweeps N.C. Central, Davidson
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ECU's Second Half Charge Held Off By Cincinnati
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East Carolina Women Fall to Memphis, 79-78, in OT
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ECU Splits Conference Road Trip at Temple, UConn

East Carolina Women Fall to Memphis, 79-78, in OT
WNCT 9

Memphis Defeats East Carolina 79-78 In Overtime
Local Memphis

February 13 2016

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Going For Second Straight Win Against Cincinnati
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Pirates Host Memphis in Play4Kay Pink Game
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Softball Picks Up Two Wins On Opening Day In Arizona

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Kirkpatrick back on mound
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Pirates travel to Cincy (sub req'd)

Preview- East Carolina at Cincinnati
WSBT 22

Cincinnati vs East Carolina Preview- Lebo’s Leapin’ Lefties
247 Sports

Can Ellis elevate play in stretch run?
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tigers Women's Basketball To Face Talented East Carolina Squad Saturday
Go Tigers Go

Former ECU Media Relations Director Norm Reilly passes away
WITN 7 (AP)

'He defied the odds'- longtime UAB associate athletic director Norm Reilly passes away after battling cancer
Al.com

Gamecocks still recruiting unsigned 2016 defenders
Columbia (SC) The State

February 12 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Howe a prize catch for Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Pirate Club Achieves Record in Scholarship Support
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Pirate Women's Tennis Stumbles at UNCG, 4-2
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East Carolina Opens 2016 Softball Campaign In Arizona

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU doesn't close out again (sub req'd)
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Triple the letdown

Cincinnati Hosts East Carolina On Saturday
700 WLW

February 11 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Green Wave sinks Pirates in triple OT
Audio- Coaches & players postgame
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Tulane beats East Carolina 100-92 in 3OT
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East Carolina Opens 2016 Softball Campaign In Arizona
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Spang Earns American Women's Golfer-Of-The-Week Honors

ECU adds kicker to football recruiting class
Wilmington Star-News

Pirates fall to Tulane in 3 OT’s, 100-92
WNCT 9

Tulane Beats East Carolina 100-92 in 3OT
WITN 7

ECU men's basketball collapses on way to triple OT loss
The East Carolinian

Wave Rolls Past ECU in Triple OT
Rivals.com

Pirates suffer triple overtime loss
247 Sports

Tulane beats East Carolina 100-92 in 3OT to snap 6-game skid
ESPN

Tulane beats East Carolina 100-92 in 3OT to snap 6-game skid
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

Behind Louis Dabney’s career night, Tulane tops East Carolina in triple overtime
New Orleans Advocate

Ole Miss commit Markel Winters glad to be a Rebel
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

February 10 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates load up in secondary
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Pirates issue full ride to kicker
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Women Suffer 74-67 Overtime Heartbreak at SMU
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Pirates Set To Entertain Tulane
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Frida Spang Notches Fourth Career Individual Win At UCF Challenge
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ECU Announces Complete 2016 Football Schedule

ECU will have to be road warriors in Montgomery’s first season as coach
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina announces its 2016 football schedule
Raleigh News & Observer

Thursday night tilt with Navy highlights 2016 ECU football schedule
WNCT 9

Home games with N.C. State, Navy highlight 2016 ECU football schedule
WCTI 12

Football- ECU announces 2016 football schedule
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Washington Daily News
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OPPOSITES ATTRACT- Pirates take on Tulane, Cincinnati
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ECU announces 2016 football schedule

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU falls in OT
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Pirates on skid vs. Wave (Sub req'd)

Pirate Football Schedule Released
Rivals.com

From 247 Sports
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ECU releases 2016 football schedule
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ECU 2016 Football Schedule- An in-depth look (Sub req'd)
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2016 ECU Baseball Preview- Infield

Vaughan's Megan Conte awarded full Division One scholarship
York Region

Houston grinds out final day to capture UCF Challenge title
Golfweek

February 9 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirate baseball opens with banquet
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Frida Spang Tied For First At UCF Challenge
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East Carolina Preps For Road Tilt at SMU Tuesday Night

SMU women face East Carolina on Tuesday in first of three remaining home games
Dallas News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU coaches deliver on tight deadline
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Downward shift dooms optimistic Pirates

ADDRESSING NEEDS- ECU signees fill offensive line, defensive backs voids
Washington Daily News

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was ECU offensive coordinator Tony Petersen
Pirate Radio 1250

Catching up with former Ravens fullback Vonta Leach
Baltimore Sun

From 247 Sports
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ECU gets kicker commitment
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2017 RB lines up ECU visit

Campus: ECU feels impact of declining teacher preparation programs
WNCT 9

February 8 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Hot-shooting Huskies sink
Pirates

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Drops Road Contest at UConn, 85-67
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East Carolina Turns Away Presbyterian, 4-3

Miller, Purvis lead UConn to 85-67 win over East Carolina
ESPN

Pirates fall at UConn, 85-67
WNCT

Huskies overwhelm ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

Getting Into The Flow, UConn Men Rout ECU
Hartford Courant

Jalen Adams pushes UConn to win over East Carolina
New Haven Register

Huskies clicking in AAC
American-Republican

Independence High 6-foot-10 center Justyn Hamilton flashes promising basketball future
Charlotte Observer

Grading the Midlands’ signing day class
C
olumbia (SC) The State

February 7 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Visit UConn On Super Bowl Sunday
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East Carolina Drops Conference Bout at No. 1 UConn
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Track And Field School Records Fall In Blacksburg

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)
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What can Brown do for ECU?
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Pirates look to continue surge

From the American-Republican
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East Carolina at UConn men
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UConn men may have passed a turning point
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Nurse's prognosis improves in UConn's romp over Pirates
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No problem at all

From the Hartford Courant
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Things Are Looking Brighter For UConn Men
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No. 1 UConn Women Breeze In Tuneup For No. 2 South Carolina

February 6 2016

From Bonesville.net
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January push pays talent
dividends

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ECU recruiting class of 2016 thumbnails
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Women's Soccer Unveils 2016 Signing Class
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Pirates Suffer First Loss to Xavier, 4-3
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Williams, Gray Named January Student-Athletes Of The Month
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Pirates Travel to Top-Ranked UConn Saturday Afternoon
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Pirates Top Campbell, 5-2, For First Win of 2016

Pirates ease dental fears
Greenville Daily Reflector

BACK AT IT- Pirates travel to UConn after weeklong break
Washington Daily News

Women’s basketball gameday capsule- East Carolina at No. 1 UConn
New Haven Register

From the American-Republican
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UConn hosts East Carolina in final tuneup for showdown
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East Carolina at UConn

Golfer puts on Cam Newton jersey at WM Phoenix Open
azcentral.com

Harold Varner III trolled the Phoenix Open fans with Cam Newton jersey, the Dab
The Golf News Net

February 5 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Track And Field To Compete Among Elite This Weekend
ecupirates.com

Castleberry- Finish line is near
Greenville Daily Reflector

Signing day success a positive first step for Montgomery, ECU
Wilmington Star-News

Football- East Carolina announces 2016 football signees
New Bern Sun Journal

Montgomery inks 1st recruiting class as Pirates' new coach
Sanford Herald

New ECU coach looks for size in 2016 recruiting class
WRAL Sportsfan

Harold Varner does Cam Newton "dab" after making long birdie putt at Phoenix Open
PGA

Panthers tweet terrific response to golfer Harold Varner III's triumphant dab
Fox Sports

February 4 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates worked fast on
recruiting class

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ECU recruiting class of 2016 thumbnails
Audio: Signing Day Presser

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Football Announces 2016 Signees
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Pirates Fall Short Against Tulsa, 55-54

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Signing day success a positive first step for Montgomery, ECU
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ECU Signing Day thread 2016

ECU football announces 2016 signees
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates complete class
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Hurricane edges Pirates

East Carolina football’s 2016 signing class includes 11 from North Carolina
Raleigh News & Observer

National Signing Day- Local athletes sign to play college football
WNCT 9

WATCH- Scottie Montgomery's 2016 signing day press conference
247 Sports

Late Push Builds Strong Recruiting Class
Scout.com

Pirates Haul in Hidden Treasure
Rivals.com

New ECU coach looks for size in 2016 recruiting class
WRAL Sports

New East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery spent the past few weeks rushing to build a coaching staff and then sign his first recruiting class
The Columbus (IN) Republic (AP)

Grovetown lineman D'Ante Smith to play for Pirates
Augusta Chronicle

Life-changing day for student-athletes on national signing day
WALB 10

Southern Nash's Deans signs with East Carolina
Rocky Mount Telegram

Herring ends Millbrook football career, inks with ECU
High School OT

National Signing Day- Forsyth football players have no regrets about late commitment changes
Forsyth News

From the Florida Times-Union
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NSD rolling updates- Hussein Howe signs with ECU; Latrell Williams to Vols
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Area Signing Day Notebook- UCF lands Jordan Johnson, offensive lineman from White

Lamar's Purvis signs in football, Martin inks in soccer
Meridian Star

3 Renegades sign football letters of intent
Bakersfield

Signing ensures St. James duo will remain teammates
Daily Comet

Women's basketball- Tulsa rallies for 55-54 victory at East Carolina
Tulsa World

From The East Carolinian
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ECU women's hoops loses a heartbreaker
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ECU women's basketball set to face undefeated UConn
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ECU baseball looks to continue its success

February 3 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Purvis finally got the offer he wanted
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Weber shores up thin tight end ranks
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ECU class of 2016 recruiting thumbnails
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Seeks Season Split With Tulsa
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Avion Jones Named AAC Field Athlete Of The Week
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2016 Football Season Tickets Now On Sale

RELOADING- Pirates boast strong contingent at the plate
Washington Daily News

ECU football signee Johnnie Glaspie rises above
Wilmington Star-News

From 247 Sports
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2016 National Signing Day Central
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Pirates enjoying much-needed mental break

TU women at ECU basketball preview
Tulsa World

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)
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Pirates expect to sign 19
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Macy seeks ‘sustained effort’

February 2 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates' confidence intact after loss
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Prince Williams Named To The American Weekly Honor Roll
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Baseball Single-Game Tickets On Sale

From the East Carolinian
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ECU softball set to open new season
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ECU men's basketball loses two overtime thriller
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ECU women's basketball drops second straight

AAC Insider- East Carolina on the rise, UCF falling
Tulsa World

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was football recruiting analyst Sammy Batten
Pirate Radio 1250

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)
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Brooks at his best?
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QB Herring sticks with ECU

Carver DB Javontay Smith commits to East Carolina
Ledger-Enquirer

From 247 Sports
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ECU lands Watley
WATCH- ECU opens winter workouts

Watley Flips from Marshall to ECU
Rivals.com

From Scout.com
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ECU has momentum heading into Signing Day
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DE Purvis excited ECU Future
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National Signing Day 2016- 8 Under-the-Radar Recruits with Big Potential

OL Johnson Commits To Miami over ECU
Inside The U

2016 Senior Bowl- Final Winners And Losers
Steelers Depot

The Job Each State Googles More Than Anyone Else
cbslocal.com

February 1 2016

Pirates Sweep Doubleheader Over Winthrop, Chowan
ecupirates.com

DOUBLE-OVERTIME THRILLER- Houston denies Pirates of third straight win
Washington Daily News

From 247 Sports
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Weber joins the Pirate ship
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Breaking- ECU lands Smith
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Dorton makes it official

From Rivals.com
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Plymouth LB Raequan Purvis Headed to ECU
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Dorton Pledges to East Carolina

From Scout.com
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Raequan Purvis ready to make most of opportunity at East Carolina
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Big junior campaign leads to ACC, AAC interest for 2017 QB

Midlands football players make college choices
Columbia (SC) the State

February 29 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes trade captain Eric Staal to Rangers
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DeCock- Eric Staal’s tenure with Canes defined by success, frustration
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Muller on Staal- “It was fun coaching him”
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Canes deal Versteeg to Kings
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DeCock- Peters has built foundation for Canes’ future success
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Duke lackluster in 76-62 loss at Pitt
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Mike Krzyzewski, Grayson Allen respond to ACC reprimand
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UNC shows frustration after 79-74 loss at Virginia

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR- Jimmie Johnson wins QuikTrip 500 in overtime at Atlanta
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Drivers happy with NASCAR’s new aero package after QuikTrip 500
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QuikTrip 500 rewind- Chad Knaus’ pit call key to Jimmie Johnson’s win
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Terrible first-quarter shooting leads to Charlotte Hornets’ loss at Atlanta
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Charlotte Hornets never got their wake-up call against Atlanta Hawks

This year's NFL draft is strong where the Redskins are weak
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Coaches on the hot seat
CBS Sports

Brandan Stith's rise is paying off for Old Dominion
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Rohlman, Beer lead way for Tigers
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

February 28 2016

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Ratcliffe- Cavaliers stand tall in ACC heavyweight battle
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Virginia holds off North Carolina to stay in ACC title race

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Brogdon, UVA rise to the occasion while UNC, Johnson falter … again
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Shepard brothers celebrate ‘home(run)coming’ with twin blasts

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC done in by ‘little things’ in 79-74 loss at Virginia
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Gbinije, Syracuse down NC State 75-66
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Duke to be tested by on-the-bubble Pittsburgh

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR rolls out aero package for Atlanta Motor Speedway’s QuikTrip 500
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10 things we learned about Carolina Panthers at NFL Scouting Combine
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With 25 games left, Charlotte Hornets appear to be on solid playoff footing
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Charlotte 49ers beat UTEP Miners in hard-fought C-USA game
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Davidson Wildcats can’t find rhythm in loss to Fordham

Region college basketball roundup- Campbell seeded 11th for Big South tournament
Fayetteville Observer

Monarchs don't reign on Hampton Roads recruiting trail
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

February 27 2016

Hype, high stakes await Cavaliers on Saturday
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Virginia confronts challenges of ESPN GameDay distractions, UNC's speedy effectiveness
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Duke’s Allen receives reprimand, but no suspension, for tripping incident
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Drescher- When Dean, Jimmy V and Coach K ruled Tobacco Road
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Jacobs- UNC’s Williams sticks to the Dean Smith way
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DeCock- Peters has built foundation for Canes’ future success
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Beleskey has two goals as Bruins beat Canes 4-1
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Steph Curry is on a roll and fans everywhere are enjoying it

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets top Indiana Pacers 96-95 after Paul George misses at buzzer
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Carolina Panthers discussing another contract extension, raise with coach Ron Rivera
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Livingstone beats Va. Union, advances to CIAA title game

USC knows winning SEC record no guarantee of NCAA berth
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Just how much hatred is there for OSU, Bama and other CFB teams?
CBS Sports

February 26 2016

Big 12 expansion: Looking at the pros/cons for schools like Cincinnati, BYU, UConn, Houston, SMU, and even Florida State
Dallas Morning News

These bubble teams could win their conference, miss NCAA tournament
USA Today

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Allen leads Duke past Florida State, 80-65
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DeCock- Duke enjoys drama-free win – for a change
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Morris- How Pack’s Thompson, Towe pioneered the alley-oop
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Leg injury to limit NC State’s Freeman
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Canes place Malone on waivers

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets’ Cody Zeller returns home to Indiana, where passion for basketball abounds
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Cam Newton’s SB50 news conference- Carolina Panthers are tired of talking about it
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Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera- We don’t need Denver’s defense
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NFL Scouting Combine- Former Gamecock Brandon Shell forging his own identity
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Charlotte 49ers face ‘gut check,’ take OT win over Texas-San Antonio
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Johnson C. Smith falls in 2 OTs to Livingstone in CIAA quarterfinals

Stith's big night sends ODU to big win over Texas-El Paso
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

February 25 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Johnson, Tar Heels down NC State
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DeCock- UNC’s ‘Swiss Army knife’ making the cut
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Saunders- Charlotte, the CIAA just can’t quit you

Fayetteville State uses 2nd-half burst to top Chowan 62-54 in CIAA tournament
Fayetteville Observer

UNC takes a ‘small’ step toward returning to Raleigh by beating rival Wolfpack
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR Hall of Fame announces 5 first-time nominees for class of ’17
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Stewart-Haas Racing switching from Chevy to Ford for 2017 NASCAR season
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Hornets get painful lesson in the consequences of sloppy passing
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Hornets unveil design for new $7 million scoreboard, rave about its unique features
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Carolina Panthers not ready to talk about future for their veteran free agents
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Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin should be full-go for training camp
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Carolina Panthers haven’t given up on WR Kevin Norwood yet
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Don’t expect Panthers GM Dave Gettleman to change plan that is ‘kind of working’
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NC State’s Shadrach Thornton needs one NFL team to believe, but will that happen?

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Bound for the Big Dance- Gamecocks trounce Tennessee to secure winning SEC record
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USC baseball defeats Winthrop, 16-4

Receiver Blair Roberts among 6 ODU football players who won't return next season
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Mike Casazza- Uncertain times for WVU football
Charleston (WV) Gazette

February 24 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Roy Williams doesn’t want to leave UNC amid unresolved NCAA case
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UNC’s Marcus Paige seeks familiar spark in final road game against NC State
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Wolfpack coach Mark Gottfried has only praise for UNC
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Ward has 36 saves in Canes’ 3-1 win over Flyers
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DeCock- A week to define Francis’ tenure with Canes

WCU hires defensive coordinator
Asheville Homepages Citizen Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers’ duties at NFL Scouting Combine- Much deeper than what you see on TV
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Whenever NBA calls, new Hornets guard Jorge Gutierrez is ready to scramble
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Davidson closes out home stand with win vs. Rhode Island

Couple becomes largest athletic donors in NCSU history
Technician Online

Fayetteville State cruises in CIAA opener
Fayetteville Observer

From CBS Sports
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Even more bowl games?
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Big 12 continues talks conference expansion
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Solomon- 16 Tennessee coaches defend culture
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Vols want Manning's name removed from suit
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Kentucky LB booted after drug trafficking arrest
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Mendenhall- BYU can't stay independent long

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Rick Barnes returns to South Carolina with rebuilding Tennessee squad
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Hill fans 11 in USC 5-0 shutout over Appalachian State
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New coaches, same plan for Citadel

February 23 2016

From the Winston Salem Journal
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ACC ad celebrating the U.S. Capitol features the wrong building
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CIAA Tournament should have plenty of craziness

From the Charlotte Observer
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CIAA preview
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Charlotte Hornets chasing history with their 3-point game
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New York Yankees tell their players to be more like Russell Wilson and less like Cam Newton after losses
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Carolina Panthers don’t need a QB, but Cam Newton will influence NFL teams that do

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- A week to define Francis’ tenure with Canes
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Canes’ young defensemen overcome pressure, fatigue
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Duke basketball hires Nolan Smith as special assistant

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Former Clemson DEs Shaq Lawson, Kevin Dodd competing with each other for draft position
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Clemson gets commitment from cornerback LeAnthony Williams

Gamecocks ‘haven’t earned the right to be ranked,’ Frank Martin says

No 12 Miami outlasts No. 3 Virginia, dropping Cavs from second-place tie
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

February 22 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Daytona 500 rewind- Denny Hamlin edges Martin Truex Jr. by inches
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Denny Hamlin wins in thrilling Daytona 500 finish
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Early wreck costs Chase Elliott at Daytona 500
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Free agency- Five potential DE targets for Carolina Panthers
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Carolina Panthers face tricky situation with veteran DE Charles Johnson
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Kemba Walker rising as Charlotte Hornets improve
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Virginia top power rankings but ACC’s best team hard to identify

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State still has chance to pick up quality wins
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NCAA bids, UNC’s identity among lingering questions entering final weeks of ACC play
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Stamkos’ late goal lifts Lightning over Canes 4-2

Finally! Wake Forest gets a victory, 74-48 over Boston College
Winston Salem Journal

Boston College stakes its claim as ACC’s worst team … ever
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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‘Plan in place’ for rebuilding Atlanta
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USC finishes off sweep
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Tigers, Cougars earn wins

From NBC Sports
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South Carolina dismisses Al Harris, David Johnson
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South Carolina extends partnership with Under Armour through 2026
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WVU no longer talking new contract with Dana Holgorsen
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Jim Harbaugh laughs at SEC and ACC spring break practice complaints

February 21 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- These are the Tar Heels, for better and worse
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UNC’s dominant 96-71 win over Miami began with positive response after loss to Duke
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Rowan, Abu lead NC State to 77-74 win over Clemson
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Louisville rallies to beat short-handed Duke 71-64
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UNCC basketball manager, former Chapel Hill High football player killed
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NASCAR champ Kyle Busch’s ‘natural, steady’ recovery started in a minivan

February 20 2016

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Thomas suspended, Hudson dismissed from Wake Forest men's basketball
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Hamilton- One more problem in Wake Forest's lost season

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Wake suspends leading scorer Thomas, dismisses Hudson
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O’Donnell takes on new role as ‘leading man’ in Wolfpack rotation

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State baseball coach Elliott Avent remains a fan at heart
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Judge tosses lawsuit by former UNC athletes over bogus classes
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NCAA president- Smaller schools adjust to Power 5 autonomy
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Tar Heels have little time to dwell on Duke loss
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No depth not necessarily a problem for Duke at Louisville

From the Charlotte Observer
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Davidson hoping to find a little magic in season of inconsistency
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Demise of ‘tandem’ racing still resonates with Cup drivers at Daytona
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A game easily lost proved to be an uplifting Charlotte Hornets victory
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Charlotte Hornets escape with sloppy 98-95 win over Milwaukee Bucks
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Sources- Charlotte Hornets to sign Jorge Gutierrez as 3rd point guard

February 19 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Big-league prospects dot college baseball rosters in Carolinas as new season starts Friday
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Raise a glass as Panthers DE Jared Allen rides away, retiring after 136 career sacks
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Source- Panthers hire experienced Thomas McGaughey to assist with special teams
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Carolina Panthers raising ticket prices for 2016 season
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Jordan Gross leaving Panthers broadcasting for more time with family
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch take Duel qualifying races at Daytona
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Charlotte 49ers unable to close gap with Marshall
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Courtney Lee’s debut with Hornets will likely be Sunday against Nets

From Baseball America
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Weekend Preview- Feb. 19-21
BA Today- College Openers

At USC, climb back to national baseball prominence begins with new breed of Gamecocks
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State baseball motivated by good, bad of last season
Listen to HBCU Voice Episode 8- Why are African Americans no longer playing baseball?
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Ceci's third-period goal lifts Senators over Hurricanes 4-2

UNCG to remove name of controversial governor from auditorium
WNCN

February 18 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Defiant Duke digs deep for improbable win as North Carolina wilts
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UNC's Roy Williams says he should have called time out
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Duke's Coach K talks about the Blue Devils big win over UNC
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A look back at UNC’s recruitment of Brandon Ingram and the great ‘what if?’

From the Wilmington Star-News
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When it comes to toughness and heart, UNC can learn a thing or two from Duke
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Short on numbers, long on grit, Duke outlasts UNC again
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Williams, Tar Heels set to face ‘the one that got away’

From WRAL Sportsfan
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Thornton's block helps No. 20 Duke edge No. 5 UNC 74-73
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Payne- Thin Blue Devils got thinner...and won
Plumlee- I couldn't be any more proud of my teammates, especially after being hit with adversity
Thornton- We are definitely tired, but we fought through that

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers sign long snapper J.J. Jansen to 5-year deal
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Carolina Panthers likely to retain RB Jonathan Stewart despite salary cap implications
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Charlotte Hornets’ Al Jefferson back at practice; center might play Friday against Bucks
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Many reasons for Hornets to think twice before trading for Houston’s Dwight Howard
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Daytona Rising a new experience for NASCAR fans

In bid for title repeat, U.Va. needs Chesapeake trio's help
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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Under new coach Monte Lee, Clemson ready to prove doubters wrong
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Clemson WR Hopper will transfer for final season

February 17 2016

Sammy Batten- Search begins for North Carolina's top 2017 football prospect
Fayetteville Observer

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Role reversals make for much more interesting UNC-Duke matchup
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N.C. State to open spring football practice on March 1

ODU schedules asking too much of Wilder and a still-young program
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC, Duke take different paths to similar point
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No. 5 UNC vs. No. 20 Duke- Who has the edge?
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Canes get pair of power-play goals to beat Jets 2-1
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Let the NCAA tournament bracket games begin
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What U.S. cities are best for football fans?

Quick analysis of the Grizzlies' trade of Courtney Lee
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets trade for Memphis guard Courtney Lee
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Carolina Panthers can use franchise tag on CB Josh Norman now, but will they?
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Chase Elliott- More than your average NASCAR rookie?
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Short-handed Davidson squad wins 83-79 over Richmond

Hokies AD Babcock details Nike trip to China, Vietnam
Hampton Roads Daily Press

February 16 2016

No. 7 Virginia bounces back in a big way, beats N.C. State 73-53
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State falters in 2nd half to lose 73-53 at Virginia
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NC State takes legal action on use of Wolfpack name
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Confident Duke ready for season’s toughest matchup to date in North Carolina
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ACC basketball’s February brings food for thought
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DeCock- Time has come for Canes to make deals
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Canes' Cam Ward back on ice but doubtful for Jets game

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Triple crown- Victory in Tennessee clinches Gamecocks’ third straight SEC title
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USC men drop further out of Top 25; women fall to No. 3

February 15 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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From dawn till dusk- Behind the scenes with UNC’s Larry Fedora on signing day
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UNC thorough, tough in dominant 85-64 win over Pitt
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UNC, Virginia, Duke face challenging regular-season finishes
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NC State looks to end drought at Virginia
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Will Duke’s Amile Jefferson return or redshirt?
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DeCock- Tar Heels turn corner, with long way yet to go

Duke-UVa battle was a beauty, even if final play wasn’t to some
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Logo unveiled for 2017 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte
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Kobe Bryant goes out a winner in his final All-Star Game
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Chase Elliott wins NASCAR’s Daytona 500 pole
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Denny Hamlin, Michael Wheeler NASCAR reunion pays off immediately
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Fresh off Super Bowl loss, Carolina Panthers must address these 10 areas

Rookie Chase Elliott becomes youngest on Daytona 500 pole

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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After tough loss, Virginia returns home to face N.C. State and 'elite' Hampton native Cat Barber
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Grayson Allen's last-second shot leads Duke to 63-62 win against No. 7 Virginia

ODU hires two assistant football coaches to fill out Wilder's staff
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

February 13 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes lose 2-1 in OT shootout to Penguins
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DeCock- Cup champs’ names still resonate, 10 years later
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Carolina Hurricanes celebreate 10th anniversary of Stanley Cup win
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UNC coach Roy Williams not worried about vertigo’s effects on his long-term health
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NC State gets Wake Forest after break in schedule
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Capsule- No 2 ACC teams are hotter than Duke, Virginia
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NC Rep. Pittenger delivers on Super Bowl bet to Colo. Rep Coffman

From the Charlotte Observer
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On MKG, Von Miller’s ‘illegal’ bat and whether Panthers will open 2016 season at Denver
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Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton posts first photo of infant son, Chosen
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Carolina Panthers DE Wes Horton says he has re-signed with team
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Panthers QB Cam Newton on Instagram- ‘I win my way’
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Carolina Panthers sign CFL punter/kicker Swayze Waters
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Saturday’s Unlimited race kicks off NASCAR season

ACC announces conference hoop matchups for next two seasons
Wilmington Star-News

February 12 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes’ Brind’Amour, Ward still revel in Stanley Cup
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DeCock- Laviolette’s absence will be felt at Canes’ Cup reunion
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Defending champ Virginia not taking trips to CWS for granted
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10 players to watch in college baseball in 2016
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Florida sets sights _ again _ on 1st national baseball title
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N.C. elk hunting approved for mountains

Old Dominion basketball rallies to beat North Texas
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte 49ers find focus, roll over Rice, 102-73, for C-USA win
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NASCAR updates qualifying formats to reflect ‘charters’
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Charlotte Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist diagnosed with another torn labrum
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Former NFL QB Archie Manning defends Cam Newton’s abrupt news conference exit
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MVP-like performance in SB50 has Panthers DE Kony Ealy looking to future
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Contracts of Carolina Panthers veterans Roman Harper, Jerricho Cotchery voided

Shadrach Thornton among 43 ACC alumni invited to NFL Scouting Combine
Wilmington Star-News

February 11 2016

Louisville basketball scandal latest broadside to ACC's image
Hampton Roads Daily Press

UNC case in holding pattern
Greenville Daily Reflector

From NBC Sports
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Report- NCAA finds 13 violations against Ole Miss football, nine under Hugh Freeze
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Federal lawsuit accuses Vols of ‘deliberate indifference’ toward sex assaults by football players

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- For Roy Williams, Mike Krzyzewski, health the unknown variable
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UNC’s Steve Robinson provides calm amid storm of Roy Williams’ health scare
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UNC coach Roy Williams ‘doing well’ after vertigo attack
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'Great Expansion' of 1967 showed NHL was for real

From the Charlotte Observer
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffers a dislocated shoulder
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Charlotte Hornets take advantage of Indiana Pacers’ poor defense in 117-95 win
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Inspiration- Carolina Panthers need look no further than Denver Broncos
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Carolina Panthers gunner Teddy Williams explains ‘freak accident’ on 61-yard punt return
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Panthers OT Michael Oher skates on slick sod, but coach Ron Rivera had no complaints
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Panthers WR Philly Brown- Don’t suspend Aqib Talib for intentional facemask

First-place Gamecocks- Dozier, South Carolina down LSU to seize lead in SEC
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Vickers to replace Stewart at Daytona
Winston Salem Journal

February 10 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC’s Roy Williams collapses during game against Boston College
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UNC rallies for win at Boston College after Williams collapses and leaves game
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Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk to have surgery after rupturing Achilles tendon
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Canes’ weekend plans- celebrate ‘06 Cup, win two games

From the Charlotte Observer
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Super Bowl might have been last rodeo for some Carolina Panthers veterans, too
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Cam Newton- No regrets on Super Bowl news conference
Watch- Conan O’Brien spoofs Cam Newton’s press conference
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Was Cam Newton’s explanation of why he didn’t go for fumble contorted, too?
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Carolina Panthers GM Dave Gettleman could use franchise tag on star CB Josh Norman
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FB Mike Tolbert wants to be back, but do Panthers want him?
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Hornets Gameday- At Indiana Pacers
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Healthy Charlotte Hornets cruise to 108-91 victory over Bulls

Sapakoff- Sore loser Super Bowl commercial next for Cam Newton?
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Sammy Batten- UNC reaping rewards in recruiting for 2015 success on the field
Fayetteville Observer

Louisville’s angry birds not going quietly into the good night
Wilmington Star-News

From CBS Sports
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SEC trying to block Michigan practice in Florida
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Report- Ole Miss cited for 13 football violations

Duke thinking championships after unprecedented class
ESPN

February 9 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke holds off Louisville for 72-65 win
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DeCock- With win over Louisville, Duke turns corner on short rest
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UNC’s broad goal amid two-game skid- ‘Do better’
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Saunders- Cam Newton needs to grow up – he doesn’t need lectures from Rob Lowe

From the Charlotte Observer
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Here’s how the Panthers could return to Super Bowl next year and win it
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Panthers center Ryan Kalil comes to Cam Newton's defense, says QB didn't quit on fumbled ball
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Carolina Panthers greeted by hundreds of fans at Bank of America Stadium
Carolina Panthers return to Charlotte
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After devastating loss, did Cam Newton hold up his goal of being a role model?
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What I’m going to remember about this Panthers season isn’t the Super Bowl loss
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Man sells Carolina Panthers Super Bowl champion pennants for $1 at team’s welcome back gathering
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Broken arm doesn’t limit Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis

ODU, U.Va. agree to a 3-game football series, including 2020 game in Norfolk
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Demoted by BC, Todd Fitch takes over as LaTech’s OC
NBC Sports

From CBS Sports
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Spurrier says he should have retired in 2014
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UAB board approves new $15M football facility

February 8 2016

From USA Today
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Broncos slam Cam Newton to win Super Bowl
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Armour- Pure domination by Denver's defense
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Brennan- Peyton Manning has no choice but to retire now
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Beyonce upstages Coldplay in halftime show
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Lady Gaga's national anthem is total perfection
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Hyundai's 'First Date' wins Super Bowl Ad Meter

Super Bowl Commercials from NFL.com
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Watch: Heinz encounters a wiener stampede
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Watch: Pepsi PuppyMonkeyBaby rocks out
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Watch: Drake and T-Mobile do Hotline Bling
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Watch: Dogs try to purchase Doritos chips
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Watch: Mini Marvel invades Coke ad
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Watch: Steve Harvey, T-Mobile drop the ball
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Watch: Audi commander takes off in style
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Watch: No one parties harder than Bud Light

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers’ defense was solid, but couldn’t overcome turnovers
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton buried by Broncos avalanche
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3 plays, 1 series that changed the course of the Super Bowl
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Crushed- Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton can’t stop onrushing Broncos in Super Bowl
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Carolina Panthers report card- Super Bowl 50
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Broken arm doesn’t limit Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis
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Carolina Panthers’ Thomas Davis posts nasty Instagram photo of his arm postgame
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Carolina Panthers offensive line can’t enjoy Miller time
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Hornets’ Frank Kaminksy making strides, impact as rookie

From NFL.com
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Broncos outlast Panthers, win SB50 title | Cam's antics fuel critics
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Cam mum after defeat
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Peyton puts retirement decision on hold following win | Battista
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Von Miller's unstoppable night earns him SB50 MVP | Highlights
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Norman: 'It's hard to play two teams' | Orr: Examining implosion

From the Denver Post
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Von Miller, defense carry Broncos to Super Bowl 50 victory
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Kiszla- Peyton Manning walks away a winner from his Last Rodeo
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Von Miller, as Dark Knight, steals Superman's cape
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Broncos defense- Shuts down Carolina; among best ever
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Cam Newton- "We got outplayed"
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What's to come for Broncos? Major changes appear guaranteed

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Carolina's defense a bright spot in an otherwise dreary night
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Ealy does it all on defense for Panthers in Super Bowl defeat
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Rivera says game in Mexico 'great' to expand game

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title
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Luke Kuechly- It stings and it’s supposed to sting
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Stephen Curry bangs Panthers’ ‘Keep Pounding’ drum at Super Bowl
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Toughest stretch of Duke’s season starts on short rest
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Andrighetto's SO goal lifts Canadiens over Hurricanes 2-1

Impatient patient Krzyzewski happy to be back on the sideline
Wilmington Star-News

ODU fires longtime assistant football coaches Michael Zyskowski and Bill Dee
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

February 7 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers quarterback Cam Newton named NFL MVP
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MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards
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Former Carolina Panther Kevin Greene selected to Hall of Fame
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The Panthers are having fun; if you don’t like it, stop them
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By the Bay, Roberts dreams of Charlotte Super Bowl bid
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Trump flip-flops, picks the Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl
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Stephen Curry’s wild week- The White House, then the Super Bowl
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Charlotte 49ers take ODU to OT but can’t stop Trey Freeman

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Super Bowl's Broncos, Panthers excel at defense differently
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WFU professor's research is basis for Pantene Super Bowl ads

From the Denver Post
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Super Bowl 50 could be closure in Manning's brilliant career
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Panthers- Have scary run game
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Denver, Carolina leaders get in the game against hunger for Super Bowl
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Superfans- 16 have been to every Super Bowl
-
Complete coverage of the Denver Broncos from The Denver Post

From USA Today
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How Cam Newton transformed NFL in his own way
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Super Bowl 50 predictions- Picks, scores and MVP forecast
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Armour- Ron Rivera gives NFL owners reason to rethink decisions
-
Super Bowl ads to put diversity on display
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Get a sneak peek at this year's Super Bowl ads

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC searching for toughness after 80-76 loss at Notre Dame
-
Duke holds off Barber and NC State for 88-80 win
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After returning to the sideline, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski details health issues
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The Panthers are having fun; if you don’t like it, stop them
-
DeCock- Carolina Panthers and Super Bowl buzz in the Triangle feels blasé
-
Super Bowl 50- How the Panthers and Broncos match up
-
BMX icon Dave Mirra wowed sports world, touched NC

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Losing four Super Bowls was difficult, but Bruce Smith is at peace with Bills' legacy
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Freeman scores career-high 38 as ODU beats Charlotte 74-69 in overtime

February 6 2016

From the Louisville Courier Journal
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U of L imposing postseason hoops ban
-
Sullivan | Sanctions may signal more bad news

Louisville's postseason ban has UNC's Roy Williams thinking about past, present
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Louisville announces postseason ban for men’s basketball
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Louisville postseason ban reminds Roy Williams of same experience at Kansas, UNC's own NCAA woes
-
BMX icon Dave Mirra wowed sports world, touched NC
-
6-year-old Braylon Beam is going to Super Bowl 50, with tickets from Ellen
-
Grumpy Cat endorses Carolina Panthers for Super Bowl win
-
Super Bowl halftime shows – like the game itself – have changed dramatically
-
Hurricanes score 4 goals in first, hold on to beat Jets 5-3
-
DeCock- NC State’s Barber, Duke’s Allen to resume interrupted scoring duel

Todd Fitch reunites with Skip Holtz as Tech's new OC
Shreveport Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Miami Heat dominate final minute, escape Charlotte Hornets
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Broncos’ Demaryius Thomas glad his mom will get to see him play
-
Some Hispanics in Panthers Nation say coach Ron Rivera drives growing interest
-
Coaching in Super Bowl fulfills dream for Panthers assistant head coach Steve Wilks
-
Will ex-Panther Kevin Greene make Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday?

Duke announces football coaching staff changes
Wilmington Star-News

Steph Curry hopes Carolina Panthers can end title drought. just as Golden State Warriors did last year (video)
New Bern Sun Journal

February 5 2016

Mirra dead of apparent suicide
Greenville Daily Reflector

Dave Mirra dead at 41
WNCT 9

BMX star Dave Mirra dead at 41
WITN 7

From ESPN.com
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X Games icon Mirra dead at 41 of apparent suicide
-
Barnwell's Super Bowl preview- Denver faces a distinct threat
-
Norman hits back at Broncos WR for 'spotlight' dig
-
Manziel allegedly struck ex-girlfriend, report says

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC coach Larry Fedora- NCAA cloud has dissipated and people are tired of it
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Morris- NC State, UNC, Duke fight border battle on recruiting
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20 years later, David Cutcliffe, Peyton Manning still a team

Proehl proud of how receivers produced this season
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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See Cam run- With Super Bowl title on line, you better believe Newton will
-
Snoop Dogg drops in on Carolina Panthers
-
Panthers assistant Ricky Proehl steadies his group after injury ‘earthquake’
-
Broncos’ Antonio Smith, mourning father’s death, stays with the team
-
20 years later, David Cutcliffe, Peyton Manning still a team
-
With veteran group in Denver, coach Gary Kubiak has learned to chill out
-
Charlotte 49ers release 2016 football schedule
-
NASCAR Q&A- Denny Hamlin recovers from surgery, preps for Daytona 500
-
Hornets’ Kemba Walker returns to practice, says sore knee better

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Krzyzewski will be back on Duke bench for Saturday’s game against N.C. State
-
Fedora hires new offensive coordinator from within with promotion of Kapilovic

ODU's 2016 football schedule includes 3 trips to N.C., home game with Hampton
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Clemson players say Leggett saga wasn’t a distraction
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

February 4 2016

Duke, North Carolina sign top-notch classes
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets top East-leading Cleveland Cavs; Jeremy Lin nets 24
-
Turnover of Panthers’ roster leads to ‘brotherhood with no drama’
-
Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart thrives with increased workload
-
Cam Newton plays host to help strengthen off-the-field team bond
-
Panthers bring comforts of Carolina to Super Bowl 50, including a drum
-
Carolina Panthers add Jared Allen to injury report
-
Are the Carolina Panthers too cocky, or just part of a new day?
-
Broncos GM John Elway’s father taught him football on a global level

First, Learn to Lose- A Carolina Panthers Adolescence
indyweek.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack gets bigger, taller with new signees
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UNC signs first full recruiting class of Larry Fedora’s tenure
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UNC promotes Chris Kapilovic to offensive coordinator
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Scott Bracey top player in Duke football’s 2016 signing class
-
Monahan powers Flames to 4-1 win over Hurricanes

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Higher profile pays dividends for App State on signing day
-
Deacons play the long game for football recruiting success

Sooners' recruiting footprint continues to widen
Norman Transcript

A tale of two recruitments- Robert Kraeling and Jaleel Laguins
Athens Banner-Herald

USC’s Muschamp turns a salvage job into a building block
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

February 3 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Coach Ron Rivera- Panthers told to enjoy Tuesday off – but not too much
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Panthers CB Bené Benwikere a broken leg away from Super homecoming
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Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton reframes discussion of race at Super Bowl Gettleman- It’s about patience and continuity
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Free-agent-to-be Mike Tolbert ‘absolutely’ wants to return to Panthers
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Dirty work- Panthers DTs Kawann Short, Star Lotulelei are keys to Super Bowl
-
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart injures back in non-racing accident
-
Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist says he’s ready for next challenge- Cavs’ LeBron James
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No Krzyzewski, no problem for Duke in 80-71 win at Georgia Tech

From the Denver Post
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Panthers present different challenge for Broncos
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Panthers coach Ron Rivera draws on lessons from 1985 Bears
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Broncos safety Ryan Murphy questioned in prostitution sting
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Eugene Robinson tells Panthers of "worst night"
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Broncos using Brock Osweiler, Trevor Siemian as Cam Newton stand-ins with drawbacks
-
John Elway will give Peyton Manning 'plenty of time' to make decision on retirement

With apologies to Panthers fans, Duke’s Cutcliffe rooting for Broncos in Super Bowl 50
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC coach uses quality control with recruiting
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National Signing Day will bring relief for highly recruited players

ODU appears to have solid recruiting class as it battles Virginia Tech for Jersey receiver
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Big 12 expected to talk expansion of member schools this week
Yardbarker

February 2 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers cornerback Josh Norman fields questions on Odell Beckham, also shows his entertaining side
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Big Winner on Super Bowl media day? Panthers DB Josh Norman
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Panthers LB Thomas Davis looks for chances to test surgically repaired arm
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Radio analyst Eugene Robinson to team- Don’t mess up like I did at Super Bowl
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5 things Panthers can’t repeat from lopsided loss to Broncos in 2012
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CBS’ Boomer Esiason- SB50 matches QB throwing junk against freak athlete
-
Broncos QB Peyton Manning looking to enjoy what could be ‘last rodeo’ in Super Bowl 50
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Peyton Manning- Cam Newton deserves to be MVP
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Broncos’ bus accident was scary but ultimately no big deal
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A buddy tale- How Charlotte’s two major pro coaches support each other

From the Denver Post
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Peyton Manning coy about whether Super Bowl is his last game
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Peyton Manning defends Cam Newton's touchdown celebrations
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Kiszla- Cam Newton was a big John Elway fan growing up
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Giant setback in first Super Bowl of the John Elway era
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Panthers' Thomas Davis to play with broken arm; Broncos know his pain

From NFL.com
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Bigger, brighter and bolder
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Peyton Manning mum on retirement
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Cam- If both teams play their best, we will win

College football recruiting- Coaches wonder why no early signing period
Fayetteville Observer

From CBS Sports
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Dodd- How cheating is still rampant in college
-
LB decommits from Alabama over grayshirting
-
Report- Rebs accused of violations in 3 sports
-
Coaches unlikely to stay at schools 4+ years
-
A massive video board will hang over field during UT-VT

Chad Scott makes Kentucky-to-North Carolina move a second time
NBC Sports

State moves football opener to Thursday night
Wilmington Star-News

Inside one of South Carolina’s most heavily recruited high schools
Columbia (SC) The State

Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente- A story of the competitive life
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC goes cold in 71-65 loss at Louisville
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Barber’s 31 not enough as NC State falls at Florida State 77-73
-
Duke unranked for first time since March 2007

Cold-shooting Wake Forest clobbered on the road by Notre Dame
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Muschamp, Gamecocks must win recruiting battles beyond Palmetto State
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USC, Clemson make final pitches ahead of National Signing Day

February 1 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers touch down in California for Super Bowl 50
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Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil updates his Super Bowl prediction
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Rob Chudzinski- Man behind Cam Newton draft will watch show from Indy
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Broncos’ Chris Harris marvels at the toughness of Panthers’ Thomas Davis
-
Hornets send Lakers to record-tying 10th loss in row, 101-82
-
UNC’s wait is over- most challenging part of schedule is here

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano ready for Super Bowl spotlight
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Recruiting- Cape Fear region has loads of football talent in the pipeline

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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With national signing day around corner, ODU picks up 4 commits
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Miller- Mike London left Virginia, but didn't go far

February 29 2016

Tigers defeat Tulsa 92-82 on Senior Day
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Doomed by foul trouble, TU stumbles at Memphis
Tulsa World

No. 24 SMU heads into final week with 74-53 win over Tulane
YAHOO! Sports

SMU still has shot at conference title, but postseason ban has affected Mustangs- Brown- 'I think it's affected us for the last month'
Dallas Morning News

Bracketologists- UC still on NCAA bubble
Cincinnati Enquirer

Ollie Blasts Team After UConn Loses To Houston, 75-68
Hartford Courant

College Classic proves unfriendly to Cougars
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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No. 20 Tulane loses to Nebraska 11-5 in the Tony Gwynn Classic Sunday
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Tulane baseball beats No. 23 Arizona, 11-10

February 28 2016

From theAmerican.org
Cincinnati Takes Down East Carolina, 65-56
DeCosey Lifts Temple Over UCF, 63-61
Style of Play
2016 American Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Preview

In last two home games of season, SMU eyes taking first place in AAC
Dallas Morning News

Temple coach to DeCosey- 'Win the game'
Philly.com

Late bucket seals painful UCF loss at Temple
Orlando Sentinel

From the Hartford Courant
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Another Pressure Assignment For Huskies Backcourt
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UConn Women Rally Past Tulane In Sentimental Journey

TU's last week of regular season brings two new opponents
Tulsa World

Houston coach Tom Herman serves as Grand Marshal for Rodeo Parade
Houston Chronicle

Tigers’ Shaq Goodwin cherishes bond with 6-year-old fan
Memphis Commercial Appeal

February 27 2016

From theAmerican.org
2016 American Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Preview
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American Athletic Conference Announces Swimming and Diving All-Conference Teams
Slam Dunk
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UConn reaches 20 wins by beating USF

Tuberville- Gunner Kiel must earn job back
Cincinnati Enquirer

Texas Tech tops UH in College Classic opener
Houston Chronicle

Temple starts final push to NCAA tourney
Philly.com

SMU breaks ground on 42,000-square-foot aquatics center
Dallas Morning News

TU Sports- South Carolina guard Joseph Battle commits to Hurricane
Tulsa World

February 26 2016

Nic Moore hits key floater late as SMU tops Memphis 69-62; win pushes Mustangs to 23-4
Dallas Morning News

Promising night, miserable ending for Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UConn reaches 20 wins by beating South Florida 81-51
YAHOO Sports

USF takes big step back against UConn
Tampa Tribune

CBS Sports projects Tulsa in the 'First Four,' facing St. Bonaventure
Tulsa World

UCF announces it will hold first evening spring football game in April
Orlando Sentinel

February 25 2016

From theAmerican.org
Geico Plays of the Week
Houston Rolls Past UCF, 88-61
-
USF Wins Midweek Matchup Against Jacksonville, 9-4

From the Houston Chronicle
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Houston runs away from UCF 88-61
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Son of Texans' Vince Wilfork says he'll play for UH

UCF basketball skid continues with loss to Houston
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Reeling Tigers hoping to get on track against No. 24 SMU
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At a glance- University of Memphis vs. No. 24 SMU

Nichols- No postseason for SMU, but Mustangs hope to reward seniors with consolation prize
Dallas Morning News

USF big man Cousins is about more than basketball
Tampa Tribune

Kiel to return as UC begins spring football
Cincinnati Enquirer

Owls fall flat in loss at Tulsa
Philly.com

February 24 2016

From theAmerican.org
Only two weeks left in Men's Basketball Season- Watch The Rise
Tulsa Powers Past Temple, 74-55
-
Photo Recap- 2016 Swimming and Diving Championships

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa sends message with victory against first-place Temple
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John E. Hoover- Tulsa's aggressive defense the key in important win over Temple

Owls fall flat in loss at Tulsa
Philly.com

Bracketology Bubble Tracker- Tulsa tops Temple for much needed win
CBS Sports

UCF basketball looking for more productive starts
Orlando Sentinel

Struggling Tigers still in position for bye in AAC tourney
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bearcats baseball makes opening splash
Cincinnati Enquirer

USF remains cryptic about Power Five moves
Tampa Bay Times

February 23 2016

AAC Insider- As many as four league teams projected for the NCAA Tournament
Tulsa World

From theAmerican.org
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UCF's Mika, Houston's King Take First Weekly Baseball Honors
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Tulsa’s Birt, USF’s McMurray Earn Weekly Men's Basketball Honors

From Philly.com
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Temple winning close games
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Temple AD earns prestigious honor

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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'Locked in' Pastner still believes season can be salvaged
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Quick thoughts on the GoFundMe page to buy out Josh Pastner
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Kiper drops Lynch from first round in latest mock draft, but says mid-first round still possible

Temple rallies late to take down UH
Houston Chronicle

Reports- UC losing another football coach
Cincinnati Enquirer

Sustained Focus Eludes UConn, Frustrating Ollie
Hartford Courant

February 22 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Nic Moore has 22 points for No. 21 SMU in 74-63 win over East Carolina
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Birt leads Tulsa over UCF, 75-67
-
USF beats Memphis 80-71 for First League Home Win
-
The American Today- No. 1 UConn Clinched Share of the Regular-Season Title

Coleman lifts Temple to win
Philly.com

Temple rallies late to take down UH
Houston Chronicle

Marquel Curtis delivers key plays in TU's win at UCF
Tulsa World

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Despite late surge, UCF basketball falls to Tulsa
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UCF baseball rolls past Siena, sweeps Saints

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Struggling Tigers continue freefall
-
USF beats Memphis 80-71

Extra effort now netting results for USF
Tampa Tribune

Doc- UC Bearcats get win needed desperately
Cincinnati Enquirer

February 21 2016

From theAmerican.org
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East Carolina and SMU Earn Back-to-Back American Athletic Conference Championships
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The American Today- UCF, East Carolina, Houston, Tulane Off To 2-0 Starts
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Cincinnati Completes Season Sweep Over UConn

February 20 2016

The American Today- Wild Opening Day Features Three Walk-Off Wins
theAmerican.org

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Temple still tops conference basketball rankings; Tigers seventh
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Tigers plan football scrimmage in Nashville

No Time To Savor Win Vs. SMU As UConn Heads To Cincy For Another Crucial Showdown
Hartford Courant

UCF rallies to score 10-9 win over Siena in baseball season opener
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH's Andrew Lantrip tosses six scoreless in dominant win over Villanova
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UH second baseman Josh Vidales out 3-5 weeks

AD Harlan- USF men's basketball record 'needs to get a lot better'
Tampa Bay Times

February 19 2016

From theAmerican.org
Play Ball! Baseball Season Begins Friday
Thursday MBB Roundup- UConn and Tulsa Take Home Wins
Toughest Men's Basketball Venues To Play At- Part 2

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis women top Temple in record-tying 5 OTs
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QB Moore happy he flipped to Tigers, hopes to make quick impact

From the Tulsa World
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TU slips past Cincinnati in overtime 70-68
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John Klein- Tulsa makes key plays late in win over Cincy

UC Bearcats fall in overtime at Tulsa
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH regents give go-ahead to design indoor football facility
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UH second baseman Josh Vidales out 3-5 weeks

Tulane baseball excited, ready for Year 2 of David Pierce's tenure
New Orleans Times Picayune

AAC basketball tournament not returning to Orlando in 2017
Cincinnati Enquirer

February 18 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Memphis and Houston Pick Up Wins Wednesday Night
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SMU’s Klein and Houston’s Bouter Set Meet Records on Day 1
-
2016 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championship Preview

Dotson scores 19 to lead Houston past Tulane 82-69
Houston Chronicle

Brunson leads No. 1 Wildcats past Owls
Philly.com

Memphis overwhelms UCF with second-half surge
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers top UCF to end two-game skid
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Tigers slightly short at turnstile

Cincinnati at Tulsa- Thursday brings another opportunity game for the Hurricane
Tulsa World

This week is pivotal for Bearcats
Cincinnati Enquirer

Athlon Sports grades Tulane's hire of Willie Fritz an 'A+'
New Orleans Times Picayune

Bulls eye regional repeat with transformed roster
Tampa Bay Times

February 17 2016

TU switching to Adidas from Nike for all 18 sports
Tulsa World

Winter Sports Are Wrapping Up and Spring Sports Are Heating Up- WATCH The Rise
theAmerican.org

From Philly.com
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Villanova vs. Temple hoops agenda
-
DeLeone lauds changes at Temple

Larry Brown takes beef with NCAA to a new level- 'Bunch of bull' to say SMU had a lack of compliance
Dallas Morning News

SMU's Larry Brown Still Not Over NCAA's Punishment Of His Mustangs
Hartford Courant

Pastner to stay on at Memphis at least through season, source says
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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This week is pivotal for Bearcats
-
Bracketology 2.0- Where XU, UC stand

UH baseball suspends Seth Romero indefinitely
Philly.com

February 16 2016

AAC Insider- Temple is the team to beat
Tulsa World

From theAmerican.org
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Off The Bench Performance of the Week- UConn's Rodney Purvis
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American Athletic Conference Announces Weekly Men’s Basketball Award Winners
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UCF Duo Claims First Weekly Softball Honors
-
Stewart and Omokore Earn Weekly Women’s Basketball Honors

From Philly.com
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Villanova vs. Temple preview
-
Best Philly rivalry- Nova-Temple hoops

Ranking the QB position in AAC
Orlando Sentinel

Did USC’s loss to Citadel torpedo deal with Houston’s Herman?
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Nippert expansion possible if UC joins Big 12
Cincinnati Enquirer

Pastner urges fans to show for team’s final three home games
Memphis Commercial Appeal

February 15 2016

A lot to love about Our Schools
theAmerican.org

Wild Ride Continues For UConn Men
Hartford Courant

Tulsa's furious 20-point rally not enough to beat UConn in Storrs; Hurricane lose 75-73
Tulsa World

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Doc- Big 12 money would be nice for UC
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Inside UC's bid to join the Big 12

Reeling Memphis in danger of finishing below .500 in AAC play
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulane takes down Memphis in overtime, 94-87
New Orleans Times Picayune

Devonta Pollard leads UH rout of Central Florida
Houston Chronicle

UCF skid continues, Knights fall at Houston
Orlando Sentinel

Owls down USF, look ahead to 'Nova
Philly.com

USF men’s basketball team drops fourth straight game
Tampa Tribune

February 14 2016

From theAmerican.org
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UConn Holds Off Late Rally By Tulsa For 75-73 Win
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SMU Beats Gonzaga, 69-60

February 13 2016

Men's Basketball Shot Clock Changes
theAmerican.org

Tulane basketball returns home to host Memphis Saturday
New Orleans Times Picayune

Cougars look to better conference record against UCF
The Daily Cougar

Temple living dangerously with recent close victories
CSN Philly

February 12 2016

Temple Sweeps Season Series Over UConn, 63-58
theAmerican.org

From the Hartford Courant
-
Owls End Huskies' Roll, 63-58
-
Jeff Jacobs- Something Rotten In Philadelphia

From Philly.com
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Temple rallies past Connecticut
-
DeCosey steps up for the Owls
-
NCAA rewards incompetence, again

John Klein- TU starting to make its case for NCAA Tournament
Tulsa World

Tigers working to recalibrate their struggling defense
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH to play three ESPN Thursday night games next season
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UH's Cougar Field renamed Darryl and Lori Schroeder Park
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UH's leading scorer Rob Gray Jr., close to returning
-
Ex-football coach Tony Levine's new job to affect UH ledger
-
UH dismisses running back Javin Webb from football team

From the Tampa Bay Times
-
Danny Hope leaves Bulls; former Bucs QB Shaun King a candidate to join
-
Former Bulls star Andre Hall arrested
-
Bulls release spring practice dates

From the Tampa Tribune
-
USF co-offensive coordinator Danny Hope leaves staff for family reasons
-
USF career rushing leader Andre Hall arrested

Four UC Bearcats invited to NFL Combine
Cincinnati Enquirer

After losing David Moore late, SMU needs to focus on finding a QB in 2017
Dallas Morning News

Tulane's David Pierce named assistant coach for USA Baseball's 2016 College National team
New Orleans Times Picayune

February 11 2016

From theAmerican.org
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East Carolina’s Spang Earns American Women’s Golf Player of the Week Honors
-
East Carolina's Prince Williams
Tulsa Rallies For 82-77 win over No.16 SMU
Devonta Pollard Leads Houston Past Memphis, 98-90
Geico Plays of the Week

Week 13 AAC Basketball Power Rankings
Scout.com

Pat Birt sparks TU past No. 16 SMU in road upset 82-77
Tulsa World

From the Dallas Morning News
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Larry Brown on SMU's loss to Tulsa- 'It was a miracle that we hung in the game, based on the way they were scoring'
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Three takeaways- Tulsa snaps SMU's 15-game home winning streak

Houston comeback beats Tigers 98-90
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Crunch time for red-hot Huskies
American-Republican

Expanded basketball preview UConn at Temple
Philly.com

UC- Can nice guys reach NCAA tourney?
Cincinnati Enquirer

A look at Tulane's complete 2016 schedule
New Orleans Times Picayune

February 10 2016

From theAmerican.org
American Athletic Conference Announces 2016 Football Schedule
Cincinnati Rolls To A Road Win Over UCF, 69-51

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-
UC pulls away from UCF for 69-51 win
-
UC 2016 football includes ESPN night game

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF falls to Cincinnati despite strong Matt Williams shooting
-
UCF football schedule released -- Knights playing more Saturday games

2016 AAC Football Schedule Announced
FB Schedules

Owls football schedule released
Philly.com

USF gets pair of AAC games on ESPN; UCF rivalry back on Saturday
Tampa Tribune

American Athletic Conference Releases The 2016 Football Schedule
Navy Sports

Connecticut Huskies are the NCAA women's basketball team of the week
NCAA

UConn Football Schedule Released- Huskies Host Syracuse Sept. 24; At Boston College Nov. 19
Hartford Courant

UConn’s early AAC schedule will be test for Huskies
Middletown Press

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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At a glance- University of Memphis vs. Houston
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Friend takes long road to support Pastner
-
U of M sets selection process for premium seats at stadium
-
U of M football schedule announced
-
Quick thoughts on the Memphis football schedule
-
U of M seeking renegotiation of FedExForum lease

From the Tulsa World
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TU embracing resume-boosting opportunity at No. 16 SMU
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TU schedule released- Season begins at home Sept. 3 against San Jose State

February 9 2016

From theAmerican.org
No.1 UConn Stays Perfect
Dunk Reel
UConn's Hamilton, Adams Earn American Weekly Honors
UConn Huskies Stay Focused

2016 College Conference Preview- American Athletic
Baseball America

Huskies Record 60th Straight With 66-54 Win Over South Carolina
Hartford Courant

Too much UConn- Top-ranked Huskies down No. 2 South Carolina, 66-54
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

AAC Insider- Temple, UConn on the rise; SMU tops power rankings
Tulsa World

Huskies clicking in AAC
American-Republican

UC- 'Everything is going to be fine'
Cincinnati Enquirer

Talk with mom helps Tigers' Lawson break out of slump
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Amid opposition, Temple moves forward on stadium
Philly.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football looking to add air conditioning to Nicholson Fieldhouse
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UCF basketball coach wants Tacko Fall to play mad

February 8 2016

From theAmerican.org
-
Miller, Purvis lead UConn to 85-67 win over East Carolina
Tulsa Drops Houston, 77-63
-
No. 12 SMU Tops USF, 92-58

For UConn and South Carolina, a two-way measuring stick
USA Today

From the Tulsa World
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Post production lifts TU over Houston
-
John Klein- Tulsa shoots its way back into AAC contention

USF men’s basketball team loses 20th game
Tampa Tribune

USF suffers worst defeat of season against No. 12 SMU
Tampa Bay Times

Desperate Memphis guts out key win over Cincinnati
Memphis Commercial Appeal

February 7 2016

From theAmerican.org
Memphis Holds Off Cincinnati, 63-59
Temple Tops UCF, 62-60
Temple Edges Tulsa in Overtime, 83-79
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American Stories

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC Bearcats' win streak ends with 63-59 loss at Memphis
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Mick Cronin- Quick turnaround no excuse for Bearcats

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers edge Cincinnati 63-59
-
Pastner at peace after a win

From philly.com
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Bond's stellar play key for Owls
-
Temple hires run-game head

UCF basketball suffers heartbreaking 62-60 loss to Temple
Orlando Sentinel

Coming off deflating defeat, TU looks to rebound against Houston
Tulsa World

A look at five potential impact newcomers for SMU in 2016
Dallas Morning News

UConn’s next great rival? Maybe South Carolina, if the Gamecocks can topple No. 1
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

February 6 2016

UC Bearcats wary of 'dangerous' Memphis
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers hope to stop bleeding vs. Cincinnati on Saturday
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At a glance- University of Memphis vs. Cincinnati

UCF basketball faces tough test against Temple
Orlando Sentinel

ESPN, SEC Network plan blanket coverage of USC-UConn
Columbia (SC) The State

Sold-out showdown- No. 1 UConn vs. No. 2 USC to draw a full house of 18,000 in Columbia
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Big 12 Meetings End With No Resolution On Expansion
Hartford Courant

From the Tulsa World
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TU assistant Brian Norwood headed to Super Bowl to see son play
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Familiar face around town- Steve Largent moves back to Tulsa, is serving on TU's board

February 5 2016

John Klein- Big 12 instability has direct impact on AAC, Tulsa
Tulsa World

From theAmerican.org
Hamilton Leads UConn Over Memphis, 77-57
Temple Edges Tulsa in Overtime, 83-79

UConn Runs Over Memphis, Hamilton Scores 16 In 77-57 Win
Hartford Courant

Another forgettable Tiger performance
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis collapses again, loses 77-57 at home to Connecticut
CBS Sports

From Philly.com
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Temple prevails in OT thriller
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Bond's stellar play key for Owls

UC Bearcats rout South Florida, move to 17-6
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Tampa Bay Times
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USF fades fast in loss at Cincinnati
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Did Scott Frost take signing day swipe at USF?

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF guard Daiquan Walker scores 33 during Knights' win at Tulane
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UCF basketball loses Adonys Henriquez to injury for at least two weeks

From the Houston Chronicle
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Breaking down UH's 2016 recruiting class
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UH coach Tom Herman goes 'Office Space' on fax machine

February 4 2016

From theAmerican.org
A Tight Race In Our Basketball Standings and more on 'The Rise'
Geico Plays of the Week
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Another Impressive Showing For The American on National Signing Day

2016 AAC Football Team Rankings
247 Sports

Rivals 2016 Recruiting Rankings
Rivals.com

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Tuberville on UC class- Won some, lost some
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What is UC hiding about Big 12 Conference?

Tulane looks to end its 5-game skid tonight vs. UCF
N
ew Orleans Times Picayune

From Philly.com
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Temple has Tulsa in its sights
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Jensen- Owls owe stellar class to '15 success

UCF coach Scott Frost fills key holes with first recruiting class
Orlando Sentinel

Breaking down UH's 2016 recruiting class
Houston Chronicle

UConn Heads To Memphis For Huge Game Against Its Newest Rival
Hartford Courant

Tulsa Signing Day 2016- Hurricane 'ain't going to be little anymore'
Tulsa World

Tulane coach Willie Fritz's first class is strong despite lacking local flavor
N
ew Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane looking for offensive consistency vs. UCF
N
ew Orleans Advocate

Nichols- Chad Morris does whatever it takes to keep commits; SMU brings in second straight all-Texas haul
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Norvell touts 'incredible' signing class
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After 4-5 January, Tigers hope to start turnaround vs. UConn
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Jack Eaton, longtime voice of Tiger sports, dies

USF Bulls football team lands talented recruiting class
Tampa Tribune

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Afternoon update- Bulls up to 18 signees
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USF adds bite to 'Bull Sharks' defense

February 3 2016

From theAmerican.org
A Tight Race In Our Basketball Standings and more on 'The Rise'
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East Carolina, Houston, Memphis and Tulane Claim Weekly Indoor Track and Field Honors

Tigers not worried about Dedric Lawson’s recent offensive struggles
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC- Shaq Thomas' status uncertain
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Missouri HS buying Nippert Stadium turf

UCF football coach Scott Frost expecting solid National Signing Day performance
Orlando Sentinel

From Philly.com
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Temple stadium far from red zone
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Walls wants immediate impact at Temple
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Tenn. DL happy to be an Owl

From the Tampa Bay Times
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USF is still a buzzword in the Big 12's expansion plans
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USF Bulls' Willie Taggart casts wider recruiting net

USF, Taggart focus on local prospects for National Signing Day
Tampa Tribune

Signing Day 2016- Texas roots run deep, and other Tulsa storylines to watch
Tulsa World

From the Hartford Courant (Sub req'd)
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Scouting Services Say UConn Football's Recruiting Class Has Potential
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Jeff Jacobs- No Time To Open The Wallet, But Malloy Must Address XL Center Issue

February 2 2016

From theAmerican.org
Houston Upends No. 12 SMU, 71-68
Dunk Reel
Houston Sweeps American Weekly Men's Basketball Honors
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Butts and Laksa Earn Weekly Women’s Basketball Honors

UH upsets No. 12 SMU for program's biggest win in decades
Houston Chronicle

Nichols- Raucous crowd wills Houston to overcome 11-point deficit, upset No. 12 SMU
Dallas Morning News

No. 12 SMU falls for second time as Houston rallies, 71-68
USA Today

Houston rallies to upset No. 12 SMU, 71-68
YAHOO Sports

UC- Can't follow big win with loss
Cincinnati Enquirer

From Philly.com
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Meeting set; Temple prez wants stadium
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DeCosey leads Temple past USF

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Report- Tigers linebacker Avery hopes to transfer to Ole Miss
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Geoff Calkins' Take 5- It's not delusional to question Pastner's job security
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Pastner mum on further discipline for Burrell

Bulls announce Jancek hiring
Tampa Bay Times

February 1 2016

From theAmerican.org
USF's Summer Trip To Spain Creates Everlasting Bonds
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The American Today- Lewis Drains 3-Pointer to Lift UCF to a 75-74 Win

Brimah's Back, And UConn Finds Its Rhythm In 67-41 Rout Of UCF
Hartford Courant

UConn pummels UCF, handing Knights third consecutive loss
Orlando Sentinel

Rob Gray Jr. doubtful for Monday's UH-SMU matchup
Houston Chronicle

Three takeaways- Quest for perfection is over, but SMU proves it's still on a mission with big win over Memphis
Dallas Morning News

Memphis still has chance to bounce back this week
Memphis Commercial Appeal