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Carolinas/Region/National

American Athletic Conference

April 30 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Cincinnati tops Pirates, 3-0
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Post-game audio- Godwin, Kruczynski, Tyler
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Cincinnati Shuts Out No. 17 ECU, 3-0
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Spang Named The American Women's Golf Player-Of-The-Year
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Watkins And Frey Named Most Outstanding Scholar-Athletes
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Pirates Headed To The American Men's Golf Championships

IN GOOD HANDS- Pirates will be fine without Benkert
Washington Daily News

Montgomery, ECU move on after Benkert’s ‘surprising’ transfer
Wilmington Star-News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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Pirates blanked in opener
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Spang is AAC's top golfer

From 247 Sports
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Philip Nelson set to take center stage at East Carolina
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ECU drops important series opener to Cincinnati

ECU Falls To Cincinnati 3-0
WITN 7

Bearcats Shutout No. 17 East Carolina 3-0
Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics

Bunn’s Brickhouse plans on going to ECU but the Major Leagues may call
WNCN

Hooks' McDonald delivers career night
milb.com

April 29 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Exams and tests for Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Montgomery makes a good early impression at ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

From 247 Sports
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Notable East Carolina NFL Draft Picks
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Virginia the frontrunner to land Kurt Benkert

Transfer quarterback reportedly visiting Virginia this weekend
Charlottesville Daily Progress

First-place Cincy visits ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Chancellor-elect addresses Pirate Nation
The East Carolinian

Why'd East Carolina fire a good football coach? In search of a higher ceiling
SBN

Bridgeport's Javaris Jackson hopes East Carolina DI offer is first of many
MLive

April 28 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Cecil P. Staton Elected Chancellor Of ECU
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ECU Honors Student-Athletes At Third Annual Goldspys Awards Show
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Introducing The 2016-17 ECU Dance Team
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Volleyball Signs Taira Cottingham For 2016 Campaign

Former Ashbrook standout Zeek Bigger hoping to become fourth Gaston County product to be selected
Gaston Gazette

Packers 2016 Draft- Interview with East Carolina tight end Bryce Williams
Lombardi Ave

Stepping Up- My Take- Coming down to consistency
Washington Daily News

State Travel Ban To N.C. Does Not Include Teams Such As UConn Baseball, Tennis
Hartford Courant

D1Baseball places ECU as No. 2 seed in latest projections
247 Sports

New East Carolina University chancellor has varied background
Raleigh News & Observer

East Carolina picks new chancellor
Greensboro News & Record

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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New chancellor- Student-first ECU will thrive
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Humble roots, diverse career
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ECU-NCSU a possible weekend series?

Entrepreneur, former politician named ECU chancellor
WRAL

New ECU chancellor gets salary at $450,000
WNCN

VSU's Staton chosen chancellor of East Carolina University
Valdosta (GA) Daily Times

UNC Board of Governors names Dr. Cecil Staton as ECU chancellor
WITN 7

East Carolina QB Kurt Benkert to transfer with two years eligibility
College Football Talk

April 27 2016

From Bonesville.net
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DB factory produces another gem
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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UNDAUNTED Campaign Continues in 2016-17
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Volleyball Signs Taira Cottingham For 2016 Campaign
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Weekly Chat With Cliff Godwin (April 26, 2016)

From 247 Sports
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Report- Transfer guard considering East Carolina
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ECU offensive coordinator to call game from the booth

Exams, possible chancellor announcement highlight busy week for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Sources- Spellings to recommend Cecil Staton as new ECU Chancellor
WNCT 9

Former Cape Fear star Mary Williams having tough time in recent softball outings for East Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

On Campus- Durazo earns first win
Sanford Herald

April 26 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Benkert stuns Pirate Nation
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Changed call boosts Pack past Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 6 NC State Tops No. 17 ECU, 6-1
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ECU Women's Golf Headed To 11th NCAA Regional
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UNDAUNTED Campaign Continues in 2016-17
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Benkert Decides To Transfer From East Carolina
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Casey Alcorn Earns AAC Weekly Softball Honor Roll Nod

Brian Bailey Show: Guest ECU wide receivers coach Phil McGeoghan
Pirate Radio 1250

Benkert’s transfer ends ECU quarterback competition
Wilmington Star News

Benkert to transfer from ECU
Washington Daily News

Questions around Mendoza’s 3-run homer mar NCSU victory
Raleigh News & Observer

Wolfpack Returns the Favor in 6-1 Victory over ECU
Rivals.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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Reversal sparks State win over ECU
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Benkert leaving ECU

Benkert to transfer from ECU
Washington Daily News

East Carolina quarterback Benkert to transfer
Fayetteville Observer

Kurt Benkert to Transfer
Scout

From 247 Sports
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Controversial home run costs ECU in loss to N.C. State
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East-Carolina-offers-JUCO-QB

QB Kurt Benkert leaves East Carolina to pursue grad transfer
YAHOO! Sports

Mendoza making mark at plate for Pack
WRAL Sports

From the East Carolinian
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ECU track and field has to say goodbye to Avion Jones
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ECU men's tennis falls in AAC quarterfinals
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ECU men's golf prepping for AAC Championship
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QB Kurt Benkert to transfer
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ECU softball earned its first AAC series of 2016

April 25 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates take series with UConn
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Post-game audio- Godwin, Wolfe, Watkins
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 20 ECU Claims Series Win Over UCONN, 3-2
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East Carolina Stifles Houston In Home Finale, 2-0
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Track And Field Wins Seven Events At Duke Invitational

MOVING UP- ECU scoots by Huskies with series win
Washington Daily News

Pirates clinch AAC series win over UConn, 3-2
WNCT 9

No. 20 ECU claims series win over UConn
WITN 7

ECU wins another series
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Pitching leads ECU to series win
247 Sports

April 24 2016

From Bonesville.net
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UConn, Pirates split doubleheader
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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UCONN Evens Series With 5-1 Win Over No. 20 ECU
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East Carolina Rallies Past Houston For Doubleheader Split
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No. 20 ECU Gets Walk-Off Win Against UCONN, 2-1 In 10 Innings

ECU, UConn split doubleheader
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

BSB- ECU gets walk-off win vs. UCONN in 10 innings
WRAL Sportsfan

East Carolina Rallies Past Houston For Doubleheader Split
WNCT 9

ECU softball gets walk-off win v. Houston, splits doubleheader
WITN 7

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Coach Ruffin McNeill gets a new start at Virginia
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Former ECU coach Ruffin McNeill says he will always be a Pirate

From Rivals.com
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East Carolina Splits Double-header with Connecticut on Saturday
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ECU Picks Up Ohio Center John Spellacy Who Goes in Depth with PI (Sub Req'd)

From 247 Sports
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ECU walks off for Game 1 victory over UConn
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ECU lands three-star center commit
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UConn rallies past ECU late in Game 2

April 23 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates adjust schedule
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU-UCONN American Conference Series Altered
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East Carolina-Houston AAC Softball Series Altered By Weather
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Men's Tennis Falls to Top-Seeded USF, 4-0

Pirates wait for NCAA call
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Former Pirate Giavanni Ruffin gets opportunity with Seahawks
WNCT 9

Kam Chancellor gets former Hickory High School player signed to Seattle
WTKR 3

Report- Kam Chancellor helped friend earn Seahawks tryout
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Report- Kam Chancellor aids in running back Giavanni Ruffin getting a tryout with Seahawks
Seattle Times

East Carolina to Add Division I Lacrosse for 2018 Season
LAX Power

April 22 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Amos, Pirates buy in, focus forward
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Men's Tennis Eliminates UConn, 4-1
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Game Day Central- No. 20 ECU Hosts UCONN In AAC Play
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Weekend Promotions Announced For Baseball And Softball
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Track and Field Heads To Duke Invitational This Weekend
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NTP- Weekly Log III
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ECU Women's Basketball Holds Annual Awards Banquet

From 247 Sports
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ECU basketball player charged with misdemeanor
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Report- Seattle Seahawks sign Giavanni Ruffin
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ECU hosting important official visitor from JUCO ranks

Kam Chancellor helps NFL hopeful fulfill dream five years removed from college
Sporting News

Projecting College Football's 10 Most Productive Wide Receivers in 2016
Bleacher Report

Baseball Prepares For Three at East Carolina
UCONN Huskies

ECU back in AAC action
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

April 21 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Loyalty, opportunity count for Alston
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Recruiting- Andre Washington
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A low point at High Point
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 20 ECU Falls At High Point, 5-1
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UNCW Edges East Carolina, 4-3
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Kruczynski Named To Golden Spikes Midseason Watch List
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Pirates' Season Concludes in AAC Tournament First Round

2014 - 2015 NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate - East Carolina University
NCAA

From the East Carolinian
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Rick Smith was persuaded to rejoin Pirates staff
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ECU baseball catches fire against NC State
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ECU Women's golf says goodbye to three seniors
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Spang leads ECU women's golf to second in AAC tourney

From 247 Sports
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East Carolina lands Wake Forest transfer
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Pirates fall at High Point

Panthers scuttle Pirates, 5-1
High Point Enterprise

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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Pirates fall at High Point
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Pirates blow by State
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7-footer makes Pirate pledge

Former Franklin Co., Roanoke Catholic star transferring to East Carolina
WDBJ 7

College notebook- Deacon becomes a Pirate as Andre Washington leaves Wake Forest
Roanoke Times

East Carolina Pirates- Bryce is Nice
Old North Banter

Pirate Softball- UNCW Edges East Carolina, 4-3
WNCT

Seahawks Edge ECU for 3rd Straight Win, 4-3
UNCW Sports

Women’s Tennis Upsets #6 Seeded East Carolina, 4-1
Go Tigers Go

Projected Field Of 64 (April 20)
Baseball America

Mutual respect brought Mendenhall, McNeill together at UVa
Wilmington Star-News

April 20 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates reward big crowd with
big win

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Post-game audio- Godwin, Brown, Mozingo
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Long Ball Propels No. 20 ECU Past No. 8 NC State, 15-3
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Spang Wins The American Women's Golf Individual Championship
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2016 Pigskin Pig-Out Cooking Winners Announced

MIDWEEK DECIMATION- Pirates sail past Wolfpack
Washington Daily News

Pirates pound Wolfpack
247 Sports

ECU Clobbers N.C. State 15-3
Rivals.com

BSB- NC State falls 15-3 to ECU
WRAL Sportsfan

Despite ‘Ruff’ patch, Trevon Brown still all in for ECU
Wilmington Star-News

ECU senior wins AAC title
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

April 19 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Recruiting thumbnails- Taijh Alson & Myles
White

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU In Third At The American Championships
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Ruiz Receives Second Conference Player-of-the-Week Honor
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Ciara Ervin Named To AAC Weekly Softball Honor Roll

ECU’s Nelson working to make the most of his second chance
Wilmington Star-News

From the East Carolinian
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ECU football competes in annual Purple-Gold game
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ECU softball set for in-state battle with UNCW
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Softball loses another AAC series
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ECU men's golf places ninth at Maxwell
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ECU women's tennis won its two matches over the weekend to close out the season strong
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ECU Club Disc Golf places in second half at Nationals

PIRATES ROLLING- ECU earns two wins at Memphis
Washington Daily News

From 247 Sports
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Five takeaways from ECU's spring game
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Duquesne transfer set to meet with East Carolina

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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Defense take small share of spotlight
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Pirates playing 6 games in 7 days

Football Recruiting- Union Pines' Alston commits to East Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

QB battle a dead heat at East Carolina
WRAL Sports

Wilmington’s Trevon Brown doesn’t miss a beat at ECU spring football game
WWAY 3

SC pro-style QB is highly valued by East Carolina recruiters
Scout.com

Trinity grad Foster transferring to Kentucky Wesleyan
USA Today

ECU- Renovation on the way for Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
WITN 7

Scouting the NFL Draft tight ends- After Arkansas' Henry, position doesn't offer a lot of prospects
Pittsburgh Tribune Review

April 18 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Rock, Paper, Scissors
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Memphis closes with win
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Tied For First At The American Championships
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UConn Outslugs East Carolina In Series Finale
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Memphis Avoids Sweep With Walk-Off Win Over No. 23 ECU, 6-5
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Pirates Finish Ninth At Rain Shortened Maxwell

ECU- Renovation on the way for Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
WITN 7

From the New Bern Sun Journal
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FOOTBALL- BENKERT, NELSON LEAD OFFENSE IN PURPLE-GOLD SPRING GAME
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Football- ECU's Matau, Scott aiming for big year

Memphis avoids ECU sweep
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Memphis Avoids Sweep With Walk-Off Win Over No. 23 ECU, 6-5
WNCT 9

Series Salvaged with 6-5 Walk-Off Win over ECU
Go Tigers Go

Regional Digest- UConn Softball Routs ECU
Hartford Courant

Orioles' Mike Wright- Rain pushes start to Tuesday
CBS Sports

Recovering from turf toe, Linval Joseph anticipates health and ‘new energy’
1500espn.com

New England Patriots work out former East Carolina tight end Bryce Williams
EndZoneScore

April 17 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates building for the future
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Game day photo gallery
Coach Mo, Compher & players audio clips
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Pirates clinch series at Memphis
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 23 ECU Claims Series Win At Memphis, 8-2
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Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Southside Renovation Project Plans Released
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Spring Football Notebook No. 15
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East Carolina Falters At UConn, 8-5
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Pirates In Tenth At The Maxwell Through Two Rounds
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Women's Tennis Upends UConn, 4-2, in Regular-Season Finale

From the Wilmington Star News
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QBs, Brown steal the show at Montgomery’s first ECU spring game
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ECU announces Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium renovation plan

From 247 Sports
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ECU clinches series at Memphis
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ECU lands second commitment of the day
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WATCH- ECU Spring Game Highlights
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ECU quarterbacks shine in spring game

Purple-Gold Game Caps Off Solid Spring Camp for East Carolina
Rivals.com

From WNCT 9
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No. 23 ECU Claims Series Win At Memphis, 8-2
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Big plays highlight ECU Purple-Gold Game
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Pirate fans ready for football season
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ECU releases plans for major upgrades to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium

ECU holds annual spring scrimmage
WITN 7

East Carolina offense shines in Purple-Gold football game
Fayetteville Observer

Thousands attend ECU spring football game
WCTI 12

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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ECU baseball clinches series win at Memphis
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ECU reveals stadium upgrade details
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Big plays aplenty for ECU offense

ECU Clinches Series Saturday at FedExPark
Go Tigers Go

Memphis walks off as ECU can't finish sweep
247 Sports

Sleeper NFL Draft prospects from Group of Five schools
Sportal

April 16 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates pull away in series opener
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 23 ECU Takes Game One At Memphis, 8-1
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East Carolina Blanks UConn 2-0 In AAC Series Opener
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Spring Football Notebook No. 14

Purple/Gold spring football game this weekend
WNCT 9

Purple-Gold game kicks off today
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Kruczynski and ECU Top Memphis
Rivals.com

Memphis Falls in Series Opener to ECU
Go Tigers Go

East Carolina is Jaelen Greene's No. 1 school
Scout.com

Terps Interested in Immediately Eligible Grad Transfer
247 Sports

ECU Falls 6-5 on Walk-off Run to Memphis Sunday Afternoon
Rivals.com

2016 NFL Draft Preview- Tight End Draft Class Breakdown
Miami Dolphins

April 15 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates go on public display
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Frequent flyers
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Treks North For AAC Series At UConn
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Spring Football Notebook No. 13
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Pirates Sign Raquan Wilkins to NLI
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East Carolina Sweeps Doubleheader Over Mount Olive, Barton
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Women's Golf Recognized For High Academic Performance Rate

Morning shooting kills former ECU basketball player
Durham Herald Sun

Former ECU basketball player killed in shooting
WCTI 12

Durham twins charged with shooting former ECU basketball player to death
Raleigh News & Observer

TAKING ADVANTAGE- ECU hopes to exploit weak Memphis pitchers
Washington Daily News

Tigers Welcome No. 23 East Carolina to FedExPark
Go Tigers Go

Spring game provides platform for ECU QBs to separate themselves
247 Sports

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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AAC teams battle for position
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Pigskin Pigout Events
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James Summers still offensive weapon
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ECU senior driving toward pro future (Sub Req'd)

April 14 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Spring Football Notebook No. 13
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Pirates Sign Raquan Wilkins to NLI
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East Carolina Sweeps Doubleheader Over Mount Olive, Barton
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Women's Golf Recognized For High Academic Performance Rate

From The East Carolinian
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Jada Payne staring at WNBA career
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ECU women's golf to play in AAC Championship
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Our View- Optimism greets Montgomery Era

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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Plowman digs renewed energy
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Wilkins signs with ECU

From 247 Sports
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Spring game provides platform for ECU QBs to separate themselves
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Pair of projections have FSU as a National Seed

PI-TV- Competition Continues at QB and More Spring Camp Nuggets
Rivals.com

Pirates continue to get ready for annual spring football game
WNCT 9

ECU named one of the best in nation for supporting military spouses
WCTI 12

April 13 2016

From Bonesville.net
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ECU game at UNCW called off
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU-UNC Wilmington Baseball Game Cancelled
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Avion Jones Named AAC Male Field Athlete Of The Week
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NTP- Weekly Log II
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Tuesday Softball Contest At North Carolina Postponed

ECU baseball mid-season report card
The East Carolinian

No rainfall has been windfall for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Stepping Up- My Take- The outstanding blocking of Ted Day
Washington Daily News

April 12 2016

From ecupirates.com
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Spring Football Notebook No. 12
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East Carolina Softball Faces Off Against North Carolina Tuesday
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33rd Annual Pigskin Pig-Out Weekend Approaching
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Tyler, Padgett Named March Student-Athletes Of The Month

ECU's Cliff Godwin got his coaching start at UNCW
Wilmington Star-News

Pirates fall to 23rd in rankings by D1baseball.com; head to UNC Wilmington Tuesday
WNCT 9

Diamond Hawks Host East Carolina Tuesday
UNCW

How Ruffin McNeill's 'Time Out' brought him to Virginia
ESPN

WVU needs turnaround to boost NCAA Tournament hopes
WVU Daily Athenium

East Carolina Alumni Associations presents the Pirate Alumni Road Race
WITN 7

DE Zion DeBose talks ECU visit and more
Scout.com

PIRATES CLAIM ONE- ECU avoids sweep with Sunday’s win
Washington Daily News

April 11 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates prevent sweep with 7-3 win
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Lamm Collects Game-High Four Hits And Drives In Career-Best Three Runs
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ECU Finishes 12th At Irish Creek Intercollegiate
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Memphis Outlasts East Carolina In Series Rubber Game

Big inning helps ECU win finale
Greenville Daily Reflector

No. 16 ECU Wins Game Three At No. 27 Tulane, 7-3
WNCT 9

ECU salvages series finale
247 Sports

From Rivals.com
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ECU Takes Game Three at Tulane
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ECU Saturday Scrimmage Gives Barometer of Team's Progress

ECU's Summers shines in spring ball
WITN 7

ECU completes first full scrimmage of Montgomery era
WRAL

East Carolina avoids getting swept by Tulane, wins 7-3
KPLC

Tim ‘Skully’ Quinlan, roadie to the stars, passes on
Raleigh News & Observer

April 10 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Tulane takes series with 3-0 win
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Spring Football Notebook No. 11
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East Carolina Sweeps Bill Carson Invitational Team Titles
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ECU Opens Play At River Landing Classic
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Ervin Walkoff Home Run Lifts ECU Over Memphis, 8-7
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No. 27 Tulane Takes Series From No. 16 ECU, 3-0
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Pirates In 11th After Two Rounds At The Irish Creek Collegiate

From WNCT 9
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East Carolina Sweeps Bill Carson Invitational Team Titles
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Pirates Offer Balanced Look In First Scrimmage

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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ECU falls again at Tulane
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Pirates hit final week of spring drills
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Payne waiting for WNBA call

Tulane takes series over East Carolina with 3-0 victory
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane rolls past East Carolina 3-0 behind Emerson Gibbs’ pitching gem, Stephen Alemais’ showboat home run
Baton Rouge Advocate

College baseball- 10 thoughts from Saturday's diamond action
NCAA

Atlanta Falcons- What to expect from Justin Hardy in 2016
Blogging Dirty

April 9 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Tulane walks off on three-run homer
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 27 Tulane Wins In Walk-Off Fashion Over No. 16 ECU, 5-2
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ECU Women Lead After Day One Of Bill Carson Invitational
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Memphis Wins 1-0 Pitcher's Duel In Series Opener
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Pirates Headed To Irish Creek Collegiate

Tulane Stuns ECU With Walk-Off Win
WITN

Tulane Wins In Walk-Off Fashion Over No. 16 ECU, 5-2
WNCT

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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Montgomery preps Pirates for scrimmage
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Tulane tops ECU pitchers in 9th

Tulane's Hunter Williams hits walk-off homer in 9th to propel Green Wave past East Carolina
New Orleans Times Picayune

It’s a walk-off winner! Tulane rallies in ninth for 5-2 win over East Carolina
Baton Rouge Advocate

PREP BASKETBALL- Gee set to sign Wednesday with East Carolina
SC Now

April 8 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Nova executed ECU script
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Hosts Third Annual Bill Carson Invitational
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ECU Welcomes Memphis To Greenville For Three-Game AAC Set
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Aja and Williams to Participate in Barnstorming Tour

TRAVELING PIRATES- ECU hits the road for Tulane
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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ECU looking for AAC advantage
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Compher details stadium upgrades

ECU TE- Never Thought I’d Play Football After High School
The DA Show

2016 Draft profile- TE Bryce Williams, East Carolina
YAHOO! Sports

Tiger Softball Takes to North Carolina for AAC Road Series
Go Tigers Go

Gamecocks projected as a national seed?
The Big Spur

Four New Inductees Announced for the Fork Union Military Academy Sports Hall of Fame- John Dorsey, Jon Richardson, Dale Solomon, and Robert Jones
University Chronicle

April 7 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Dickens Named The American Men's Golfer-of-the-Week
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Spring Football Notebook No. 10
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Russ Friedland Joins East Carolina Volleyball Staff As Assistant Coach
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ECU-Memphis Sunday Softball Contest Moved To 11 A.M. Start

ECU baseball and the AAC prove strong
The East Carolinian

Pirates Complete Preparations For First Full-Length Scrimmage
WITN 7

From WNCT 9
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Pirate football gets set for first true scrimmage of Spring
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ECU set to host 3rd annual Bill Carson Invitational

From Rivals.com
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ECU Football Rounding Into Shape
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Pinnix Has ECU High on His List and Talks on His Visit to Greenville

ECU to Host transfer big man
247 Sports

April 6 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates win wild one in 11th
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 16 ECU Wins Wild One At Elon In Extras, 7-5
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Campbell Downs East Carolina In Walkoff Fashion
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Pirates Go Wire-To-Wire To Win The East Carolina Intercollegiate
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Pirates Fall to Campbell, 4-2
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Ruiz Earns American Conference Player-of-the-Week Nod
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Kayla Padgett Tabbed AAC Female Field Athlete Of The Week

East Carolina skips past Elon in 11
Burlington Times-News

ECU victorious at Elon in 11
247 Sports

ECU Tops Elon 7-5 in 12 Innings
Rivals.com

From WNCT 9
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Pirates edge past Elon, 7-5 in 11 innings
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Pirates win East Carolina Intercollegiate by 23 strokes

Pirates triumph in 11th
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Pirates Top Elon 7-5 In 11 Innings
WITN 7

Chancellor search committee recommends final candidates
The East Carolinian

April 5 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates face eight-game road stretch
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was ECU basketball color commentator Si Seymour
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
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Spring Football Notebook No. 9
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Pirates In The Lead At The East Carolina Intercollegiate
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Name That Pirate
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East Carolina Meets Campbell Tuesday In Buies Creek
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Boyd Takes Home American Athletic Conference Honors

ECU's Boyd Named AAC Pitcher Of The Week
WITN 7

Day-to-day work drives Lebo
Greenville Daily Reflector

Road to the NFL Draft- Bryce Williams
Buffalo News

Pirates lead East Carolina Intercollegiate going to final round
WNCT 9

2017 Vance High School TE Receives Offer from ECU
Scout.com

FLAT FINISH- Pirates clinch series, drop finale against Houston
Washington Daily News

BestColleges.com Names the Best Online Colleges of 2016
University Chronicle

The Best Player In Baseball Is Finally Moving Out Of His Parents House
BuzzFeed

April 4 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates shore up backcourt
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Pirates foiled in sweep bid
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Set to Host East Carolina Intercollegiate
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Skaug And Spang Record Top 10 Finishes At Bryan National
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No. 15 Houston Takes Game Three At No. 19 ECU, 6-1
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East Carolina Falls To Tulsa In Series Finale
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Track and Field Enjoys Success During Split Weekend

(15) Houston salvages third game of series, 6-1 over (19) East Carolina
WNCT 9

ECU can't complete sweep
247 Sports

Pirates Fall to Houston 6-1 in Game Three of AAC Series on Sunday
Rivals.com

Houston takes series finale against ECU
WITN 7

Houston tops ECU in Game 3
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

April 3 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Boyd leads Pirates to series win
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Postgame audio- Godwin & players
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- No. 19 ECU Hosts No. 15 Houston
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No. 19 ECU Claims AAC Series Win Over No. 15 Houston, 5-1
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East Carolina Resumes AAC Slate At Tulsa
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Spring Football Notebook No. 8
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Skaug And Spang Sit Atop Top 15 With 18 Holes Remaining
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Tulsa Tops East Carolina 8-0 In Five Innings

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates hold first scrimmage
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Boyd, Pirates take out Houston (Sub Req'd)

From the Washington Daily News
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SHOWCASE OF THE IMMORTALS- ECU forward Nzege headed to WrestleMania
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FROM THE DUGOUT- Allen aiding Pirates after playing days

No. 19 ECU clinches big series behind Boyd
247 Sports

From WNCT 9
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ECU baseball clinches Houston series with 5-1 win
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ECU football hits halfway mark in spring practice season

From Rivals.com
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ECU Wins Game Two with Houston
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Wet Ball Saturday Was Productive for Coach Mo and East Carolina

ECU football holds 2nd abbreviated scrimmage of spring ball
WITN 7

April 2 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates take AAC opener
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Postgame audio- Godwin & players
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 19 ECU Wins AAC Opener Over No. 15 Houston, 3-1
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East Carolina Drops Series Opener At Tulsa, 12-3
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Spring Football Notebook No. 7
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Skaug In First At Bryan National Collegiate After 18 Holes

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Benkert, ECU set for scrimmage
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Pirates win on intense night (Sub Req'd)
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Kruczynski continues progression (Sub Req'd)

RIGHT FOOT- Pirates win series opener with Houston
Washington Daily News

East Carolina Wins AAC Series Opener Over Houston 3-1
Rivals.com

No. 19 ECU takes emotional series opener from No. 15 Houston
247 Spots

Baseball Drops American Opener, 3-1, at ECU
UH Cougars

ECU signs junior college offensive lineman
Wilmington Star-News

Top Greensboro QB and WR Myles White Receives Offer From ECU Pirates
Scout.com

April 1 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Clean-cut Pirates host Houston
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- No. 19 ECU Hosts No. 15 Houston
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2016-17 Cheerleading Tryouts Set for May 13-15
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East Carolina Resumes AAC Slate At Tulsa
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Track and Field To Compete In Two Meets This Weekend
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Pirate Women's Tennis Shuts Out Charlotte, 4-0

ECU receiver Isaiah Jones says football-focused family fuels his success
Orlando Sentinel

FROM THE DUGOUT- Allen aiding Pirates after playing days
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates raise more than $4,000 (Sub Req'd)
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Kruczynski continues progression (Sub Req'd)

Baseball opens conference season against ECU on the road
UH Daily Cougar

Mike Wright named Orioles' fourth starter
Baltimore Sun

April 30 2016

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Back to Miami- Wade comes through in clutch, Heat forces Game 7
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Panthers pick CBs in 2nd, 3rd rounds

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat headed to Game 7
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Charlotte Hornets whiff on opportunity to close out series as Dwyane Wade takes over
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Panthers GM Gettleman- Team thoroughly investigated third-round pick Daryl Worley’s battery charge
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Carolina Panthers second-round pick James Bradberry willing to lend a hand
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Panthers awarded DT Robert Thomas off waivers
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Where’s the ‘line’ for outspoken NASCAR drivers?

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State’s Jacoby Brissett and Joe Thuney both picked by New England in the NFL Draft
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Former Duke safety Jeremy Cash ready to hear his name in NFL Draft

April 29 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets guards Jeremy Lin, Kemba Walker in ‘attack mode’ against Miami’s defense
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Hornets Gameday- versus Miami Heat
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Charlotte Hornets have our attention, but can they hold it?
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Carolina Panthers add strength up middle, must turn to corners soon
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NFL draft- Carolina Panthers’ selection, round 1, pick 30 – Vernon Butler
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Carolina Panthers Cam Newton- I let fans down after Super Bowl 50
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NFL draft- How first-round picks fit with their new teams
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Kasey Kahne hopes to build on strong finish after Richmond’s NASCAR race
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CIAA- No plans to move offices, games from Charlotte despite HB2

Louisiana Tech’s Vernon Butler goes to Panthers with 30th pick
Baton Rouge Advocate

QBs Jared Goff and Carson Wentz soar; OT Laremy Tunsil takes bizarre tumble in NFL Draft
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former Duke safety Jeremy Cash ready to hear his name in NFL Draft
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Raiders owner to Las Vegas- Build it and we will come
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NC State, Duke set for big baseball matchup

From the Virginian Pilot
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After moving down 1 spot, Redskins take TCU receiver Josh Doctson
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NCAA rescinds ban on satellite camps; three Big Ten teams are headed to ODU after all
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ODU budgets for at least a $600,000 reduction in TV revenues

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Report- ODU anticipates drop of $600,000 to $700,000 in C-USA TV revenue
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NCAA overturns ban on satellite camps

April 28 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets control series with 90-88 win over Miami Heat
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Charlotte Hornets win huge one on road, take 3-2 lead over Miami Heat
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Marvin Williams is ‘quarterback’ of Charlotte Hornets’ defense
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NFL draft- Cornerback is Carolina Panthers’ biggest need, but
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NFL draft- Jonathan Jones’ round-by-round Panthers projections
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NFL draft- Joseph Person’s round-by-round Panthers projections

NFL draft- What the Redskins should and could do at tight end
Washington Post

Miami Heat loses Game 5 to Charlotte Hornets
Miami Herald

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hornets stun Heat with win, take 3-2 lead
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Panthers need cornerbacks, but will they draft one today?

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA adopts anti-discrimination process for sites bidding on championships
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Jay Bilas clarifies position on fraudulent classes
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Canes get in their swings with the Bulls

Catamount Athletics Announces 2016-17 Theme, Football Countdown
Catamount Sports

North Carolina Now on Clock to Respond in NCAA Academic Case
Diverse Education

Duke to play Florida in Jimmy V Classic this December
Wilmington Star-News

Minium- NCAA got it wrong when it banned satellite camps
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

April 27 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA revises its entire approach to UNC scandal
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How UNC’s amended NOA affects men’s basketball, football
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The next steps in North Carolina’s NCAA case
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Louisville, Syracuse have also been dealing with NCAA violations
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BeeJay Anya declares for NBA draft, won’t hire agent

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets thriving in playoffs with shift to old-school offense
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How 2 Kemba Walker fans became Kemba Walker’s friends
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Hornets fans catch their first major buzz in a long time
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Michael Jordan- Hornets opposed to ‘discrimination in any form’
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Charlotte Hornets Gameday- at Miami Heat
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Panthers exercise fifth-year option on DT Star Lotulelei
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Panthers’ Greg Olsen to drive pace car at NASCAR’s All-Star race

Tar Heels walk away with win to end UNCW streak
Wilmington Star-News

Deacons stay hot in win over Mountaineers
Winston Salem Journal

Hokies Alexander, Gaines suspended indefinitely from football team
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

April 26 2016

Why it looks more likely the NCAA will go soft on N.C.'s men's basketball program
YAHOO! Sports

Solomon- How UNC could avoid NCAA penalties
CBS Sports

UNC releases NCAA Notice of Allegations- 4 takeaways for the Syracuse fan
Syracuse.com

From WRAL Sportsfan
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Adviser claims UNC, NCAA protect 'profit sports' in latest allegations
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Cunningham- 'Working to secure fair outcome' after amended NCAA allegations
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Ovies- UNC scandal boils down to what NCAA can prove
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Browder- Amended NCAA allegations still find 'lack of institutional control' at UNC
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Cunningham- UNC will take full 90 days to respond to NCAA allegations

Women’s hoops focus of new UNC allegation notice
USA Today

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA revises its entire approach to UNC scandal
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UNC accused of no new major violations in NCAA’s amended notice of allegations
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Timeline of the UNC investigation
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UNC faces a gentler set of NCAA allegations
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The next steps in North Carolina’s NCAA case

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Waiting the hardest part for UNC
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Walker scores 34, Hornets defeat Heat 89-85 to even series

From the Charlotte Observer
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Starting over- Carolina Panthers look to cure Super Bowl hangover
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Kemba Walker’s 34 ties Hornets-Heat series 2-2
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Jeremy Lin’s ability to drive one of the keys in Hornets’ victory
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Hornets fans catch their first major buzz in a long time
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Game 4- Biggest NBA game in Charlotte in at least a dozen years
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NASCAR updates, clarifies rule, will require 5 tight lug nuts
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New Washington CB Josh Norman takes veiled shots at Carolina Panthers

New Redskins CB Josh Norman enjoyed 'all the glitz and glam'
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Florida moves to No. 1 ahead of clash with sixth-ranked Gamecocks for first in SEC
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

April 25 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Game 4- Biggest NBA game in Charlotte in at least a dozen years
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Hornets’ Marvin Williams outworked his 2-game shooting slump
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Nic Batum out of boot, listed as questionable for Game 4
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Carolina Panthers RB Cameron Artis-Payne arrested for speeding in Gaston County
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Cam Newton stops to play with Davidson students
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Former Panther Josh Norman tried to sign tag for $14M
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NASCAR’s Tony Stewart- ‘I’m always going to speak my mind’
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Carl Edwards bumps teammate Kyle Busch out of the way for NASCAR victory at Richmond

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Edwards passes Kyle Busch on last lap to win at Richmond
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Wells Fargo Championship fast approaching
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Curry hurts knee but Warriors beat Rockets 121-94 in Game 4

From CBS Sports
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New lids for South Carolina
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Cal signs $86 million deal with Under Armour

Large number of transfers rocks college basketball
Raleigh News & Observer

April 24 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets finally get a playoff win, top Heat 96-80
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Third-quarter run gives modern-day Hornets first playoff victory
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Hornets owner Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing were in Frank Kaminsky’s corner heading into Game 3
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Charlotte Hornets go big, reclaim the paint against Miami Heat
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Charlotte Hornets’ Nic Batum aching to return to action
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UNC Charlotte 49ers QB Kevin Olsen shows off skills inscrimmage
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Oklahoma State DE Emmanuel Ogbah- ‘I feel good about the Panthers’
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NHRA contender regroups after sudden team shutdown

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC building depth behind Clemson, Florida State
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In April, basketball hope springs eternal

April 23 2016

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Redskins sign star cornerback Josh Norman
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Wood Brothers excited to return to Richmond, full-time racing

From the Charlotte Observer
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Former Panthers CB Josh Norman agrees to five-year deal with Washington
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Hornets coach Steve Clifford undecided on starter to replace injured Nic Batum
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Hornets jazz up fan experience to improve home court advantage
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NASCAR Drivers Council makes presence felt in Tony Stewart controversy
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Could best available for Carolina Panthers be a 5-10, 194-pound wide receiver?

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes sign Nordstrom to 2-year extension
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NASCAR opposes NC House Bill 2, report says
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Duke’s Amile Jefferson officially granted a fifth year
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Justin Jackson, Kennedy Meeks declare for NBA draft, leave option to return to UNC
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UNC names Mitch Trubisky starting quarterback

Duke’s Grayson Allen undergoes hernia surgery
Wilmington Star-News

April 22 2016

VIDEO: Prince Performs “Purple Rain” During Downpour | Bowl XLI Halftime Show | NFL
YouTube

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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What to look for when UNC’s new notice of allegations becomes public
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Richmond, Va.- Toyota Owners 400 at a glance
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NC State hires Heath Schroyer as new assistant basketball coach

State fills opening on hoop staff with UT Martin’s Schroyer
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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You know what has been offensive? The Charlotte Hornets’ defense
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Charlotte Hornets’ Nic Batum out for Game 3 with a left foot strain
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Deadly drag racing crash at Rockingham has NHRA’s attention
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Rickie Fowler commits to play in Wells Fargo Championship
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Cam Newton back in Charlotte ahead of Panthers’ offseason program
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Panthers betting jettison of Josh Norman is addition by subtraction

Hamilton- Norman not greedy, just crazy
Winston Salem Journal

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Redskins pursuing free agent Josh Norman
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Bus carrying U.Va. baseball team involved in crash in Miami

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- How Muschamp’s challenge at South Carolina compares with Spurrier, Holtz, Scott, Woods
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Gamecocks face last-place Missouri before potential clash for first in SEC
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Hot at home, Clemson has a chance to climb higher in ACC standings

April 21 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers rescind franchise tag offer to CB Josh Norman
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Carolina Panthers cut ties with Josh Norman, and I don’t like it
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With Josh Norman gone, where do Carolina Panthers go at CB?
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Heat outshoot Hornets in Game 2; take 2-0 series lead
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Down 0-2 to Heat, it’s now a matter of pride for Hornets
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ESPN fires Curt Schilling after comments on transgender people
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Syracuse basketball great Dwayne ‘Pearl’ Washington dies at 52

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke has top 2014-15 ACC APR football scores
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ACC football teams play waiting game until start of fall practice

State’s McKever still ‘a work in progress’ at tight end
Wilmington Star-News

Browns trade down from No. 2 to No. 8 with Eagles
Cleveland.com

From Philly.com
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Eagles acquire No. 2 draft pick from Browns
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PSU leaning toward renovating, not replacing stadium
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Villanova gets $22.6M gift for arena renovation

April 20 2016

Attorney- NCAA also deserves blame in UNC fraud scandal
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former UNC athletes spar with university in federal court
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Roy Williams, Mike Krzyzewski find common ground amid knee surgery
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ACC’s promotion of Bryan Kersey affirms officiating status quo

From the Charlotte Observer
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5 things the Charlotte Hornets must do to beat the Miami Heat in Game 2
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Stephen Curry named to Southern Conference Hall of Fame
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EPA drops controversial race car mention from anti-pollution proposal

From the Wilmington Star-News
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State continues to bulk up nonconference football schedule
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Duke’s Cutcliffe to throw out first pitch at Yankee Stadium

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Muschamp explains Lattimore’s NCAA conflict; USC unveils ‘Boom Bus’
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Coaching changes at three schools bring new look to SEC East

April 19 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State baseball ahead of the curve, focused on tournament
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UNC ends spring football practice, starts looking ahead to September
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Is Cat Barber ‘uncoachable’? Not according to his NC State coach
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Warriors win without Curry in Game 2, beat Rockets 115-106

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kemba Walker must be best player on floor for Charlotte Hornets to have a shot
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Source- CB Josh Norman will skip start of Panthers’ voluntary offseason program
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Hornets, Marvin Williams look to correct defensive mistakes made against Miami Heat’s Luol Deng
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Forward from Texas signs with Charlotte 49ers’ basketball program

Wake adds second graduate transfer in as many days
Wilmington Star-News

Gamecocks still recruiting quarterbacks; Clemson focuses on defense
Charleston Post & Courier

April 18 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Speedway
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Hamilton- Bristol speedway faces transformation
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Report- Wake, Manning add key transfer

Deacons to play exhibition tour in Bahamas this summer
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Miami Heat dismantles Charlotte Hornets in NBA playoffs opener, 123-91
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Sloppy, tentative play leads to Charlotte Hornets’ Game 1 loss on road
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What do Carolina Panthers’ offseason moves say about NFL draft priorities?
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Gastonia’s Hassan Whiteside puts beatdown on Hornets, his home team

Grace claims RBC Heritage for first PGA Tour victory
Orlando Sentinel

April 17 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA considers new rules regarding academic misconduct
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UNC defensive improvement evident in spring game
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Larry Fedora looks ahead to 2016-17 Season
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Larry Fedora’s post game comments following Tar Heels’ Spring Game
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NC State’s offensive line to get blocking help

From the Charlotte Observer
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Five keys to Charlotte Hornets vs. Miami Heat series in NBA playoffs
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Charlotte Hornets Gameday- At Miami Heat
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NBA does right thing by not moving all-star game because of HB2
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Curry tweaks ankle, but Warriors beat Rockets, 104-78
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Kyle Busch hopes to keep NASCAR streak going at Bristol

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas takes aim at the NCAA
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It's been a long road back for Melvin Vaughn, who stars in ODU's spring football game

April 16 2016

Carl Edwards takes pole at Bristol Motor Speedway
Winston Salem Journal

Report- Wolfpack bolsters offensive line with graduate transfer
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC’s Mitch Trubisky out to prove what many already assume
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What to watch in UNC's spring football game
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Marcus Paige still hurting over UNC’s late NCAA loss
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Women’s basketball in the Triangle bottoms out
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Canes’ Jaccob Slavin finds his place as a rookie
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NBA- No plans now to move All-Star Game from Charlotte, but HB2 ‘problematic’

From the Charlotte Observer
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How did Hornets get here- Seven reasons Charlotte is in NBA playoffs
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Charlotte Hornets expect increased ‘iso’ games from Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, Joe Johnson
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Charlotte Hornets’ Jeremy Lin is a mystery to everyone but himself
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Carl Edwards more than ready for first victory of NASCAR season

April 15 2016

UNC, ECU to hold spring football games Saturday
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers to open season with Super Bowl rematch against Denver Broncos
-
2016 Carolina Panthers schedule
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Carolina Panthers strength coach Joe Kenn keeps street cred despite kilt
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Charlotte Hornets could not have asked for a better playoff matchup than the Heat
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First three games of Hornets-Heat playoff series set
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NBA expected to address controversy Friday over 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte
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NASCAR rookie Chase Elliott looks to build on solid Texas finish
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. drives Chevy racecar on Charlotte streets
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A half-dozen Charlotte 49ers position battles won’t be decided until fall

From the Washington Post
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Redskins schedule released, will open 2016 season on MNF against Steelers
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New York Giants opt to use ‘Washington’ instead of ‘Redskins’ in schedule tweet
-
The Caps flipped the switch and put their end-of-season struggles behind them
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The Nats are feasting on a soft schedule, and there’s nothing wrong with that

From the LA Times
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Rams move up to No. 1 in the draft in deal with Titans
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Draft analysts favor Carson Wentz as Los Angeles Rams' pick at top of draft
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Bill Plaschke- Rams can bring more star power to L.A. with a franchise quarterback
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Rams Coach Jeff Fisher has history with trade partner Tennessee Titans

Titans trading top pick was best-case scenario
Nashville Tennessean

April 14 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets use team effort to take out Magic, lock up No. 6 seed
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NBA playoffs- Charlotte Hornets aren’t just happy to be here
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Six US senators ask NBA to move All-Star Game out of Charlotte
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Hawks end up as No. 4 with loss to Wiz; Wittman out as coach
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Denver’s Von Miller takes another post-Super Bowl shot at Cam Newton, Panthers
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Tar Heels batter Gamecocks 15-0
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Charlotte 49ers’ basketball roster churning
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Dale Earnhardt Jr to drive 'Gray Ghost' at Darlington

What to know- Grier heads to WVU
Lake Norman Citizen

Rivals Williams, Krzyzewski have knee replacements in common
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Kobe scores 60 points in unbelievable farewell victory
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Curry shoots Warriors to 73rd win, breaking Bulls' mark
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Fraud inquiry continues into Eric Leak, former NC State football player
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Expect UNC’s underclassmen to take advantage of new NBA draft rule

From CBS Sports
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Harbaugh rips NCAA, SEC-ACC
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New NCAA rules could be headache for coaches

April 13 2016

FGCU head coach considering joining NC State staff as an assistant
CBS Sports

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Weather washes out UNCW, high school games
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N.C. State hoop coaching staff to undergo major shakeup

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State’s Bobby Lutz takes new role with basketball program
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Canes face questions after another early exit
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Carolina Hurricanes lurch toward future after another playoffs miss
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UNC’s Roy Williams on national title game loss- ‘I don't think you ever get over it’
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Duke evaluating its women’s basketball program
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CBS and Turner extend contract for NCAA men's basketball tournament

Bret Strelow- College basketball transfer trend an overblown topic
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Radakovich, Clemson students at odds over proposed football ticket costs
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Clemson approves new contract for Dabo Swinney
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Gamecocks, Tar Heels converge on Charlotte for rare regular season baseball clash

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers OT Mike Remmers on Super Bowl- ‘I’ll be kicking myself the rest of my life’
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Is Hornets guard Jeremy Lin slighted by NBA officials when it comes to foul calls?
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Matt McKillop promoted to associate head basketball coach at Davidson
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Former Panthers WR Steve Smith taking Gaston County girl to prom

April 12 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Lin’s performance was eye-popping just when the Hornets needed a boost
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Dabo Swinney’s new contract worth $30.75 million over six years
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Tar Heels vs. Gamecocks college baseball game pushed back to Wednesday

April 11 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jordan Spieth’s epic downfall at Augusta- Hard to watch. Hard not to watch
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Danny Willett wins Masters in most unlikely fashion
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Advice to Charlotte Hornets- Stay at No. 6 seed in NBA playoffs
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After loss to Wizards, Charlotte Hornets need to recall what won them 46 games
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Martin Truex Jr. pit decision allows Kyle Busch to pull away in Texas

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Odd man out Thornton leaving Duke a year after reclassifying
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Offense showcased in State spring football game
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New faces shine in Duke football Spring Showcase
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Wolford picks, then leads team to victory in Wake spring game

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sloane Stephens wins Volvo Car Open - and a Volvo
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College Baseball Roundup- Blue Devils hold off Tigers; Cougars, UCSB finish in tie
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Late heroics by Destino, Reagan deliver another sweep for Gamecocks in SEC

Defeat of Spurs ties Bulls' record
SF Gate

April 10 2016

UNC scandal forces NCAA to redefine its academic misconduct policy
CBS Sports

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Spieth stumbles but still keeps Masters lead
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NC State quarterbacks team up in Kay Yow Spring Game
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Blue Devils’ spring scrimmage caps season of change
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Panthers score 3 early goals, beat Hurricanes 5-2
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Kyle Busch wins Duck Commander 500, sweeps Texas Motor Speedway races

Offense showcased in State spring football game
Wilmington Star-News

WCU football shows off young players in Spring Game
WLOS 13

April 9 2016

State, Duke, Wake to play spring football games on Saturday
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Happy memories, return for Philip Rivers at NC State
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NC State offense shows progress heading into spring game
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Joel Berry’s father on son’s future plans- ‘We don’t have a definitive answer’
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Hurricanes close out season amid questions of relocation
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McIlroy roars back into contention in the Masters
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'Caucasians' shirt sales jump after ESPN's Jones appearance
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Big third quarter gives Hornets win over Nets
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Offseason has found Panthers’ Greg Olsen doing comedy, helping families, rooting for Tar Heels

April 8 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Cam Ward exits PNC ice, perhaps for last time with Hurricanes
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Canes lose to Canadiens 4-2 in last home game of season
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NCCU’s success in football has its price
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Cutcliffe- Duke has been undergoing a lot of changes

Cutcliffe- Don’t rule QB Sirk out for 2016 just yet
Wilmington Star-News

Taylor- Can Grier find same NCAA luck that cleared Bosch?
Metro News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jordan Spieth continues his domination at the Masters
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Panthers to open preseason at Baltimore, Tennessee before hosting New England, Pittsburgh
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NASCAR no longer releasing prize money
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No more growing pains for Charlotte 49ers’ defense

April 7 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Suspended Florida QB Will Grier transfers to West Virginia
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Kemba Walker scores 34 to lead Charlotte Hornets over New York Knicks
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Panthers’ Luke Kuechly recovering from surgery, to ‘dial back’ contact until training camp
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Olympic whitewater hopefuls paddling close to their golden goals
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Rory McIlroy chasing elusive Masters title, grand slam, golf immortality

Will Grier Looks for Fresh Start in New Home at WVU
WVU Illustrated

Schedule gets much tougher for NC State in 2016
ESPN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes may look different next time they play at home
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Louisville announces more sanctions for men's basketball
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Duke’s Grayson Allen returning for junior year

Kyle Busch fan gets surprise of her life while stuck in traffic
Fayetteville Observer

ODU's Board of Visitors to be briefed on stadium study in June
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Progress of Virginia Tech's quarterbacks remains closely guarded secret in spring practices
Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 6 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC, Panthers, Clemson fans know the cruelty of second place
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When a dream dies- UNC’s Marcus Paige prepares to be haunted after heartbreak against Villanova
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Villanova 77, UNC 74- Thoughts after the national title game

UNC’s Heartbreaking Last-Minute Loss- Proof Karma Is Real?
Washington Free Beacon

Bret Strelow- North Carolina schools have provided top 3 NCAA finishes
Fayetteville Observer

UNC’s Berry suffered injured foot in national championship game loss
Wilmington Star-News

From Philly.com
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NCAA championship's TV viewership down big from last year
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'Nova all business under Wright
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Kern- Wildcats add to winning tradition
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Villanova players make Wright moves
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Of course, 'Nova's title play is called 'Nova'
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'Everybody dreams of the shot, but they don't dream about the play'
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Villanova to get championship parade in city
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Watch- Charles Barkley breaks into victory dance after Villanova win

From the Charlotte Observer
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DeRozan scores 26 as Raptors beat Hornets 96-90
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NFL- Spring meeting will remain in Charlotte despite LGBT law
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Charlotte 49ers pound 3 homers to stop Winthrop’s 5-game baseball winning streak

From the Augusta Chronicle
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Playing Par-3 not for every Masters competitor
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Jordan Spieth OK with not being oddsmakers' favorite
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Tom Watson ready to say goodbye to competition
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Ryder Cup captains cherish what could be their final Masters
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Coaches series- Frank Beamer remembers his time at Augusta National

Virginia Tech's Travon McMillian preps for encore to first season, adjusts to Fuente's tempo
Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 5 2016

From the CBS Sports
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Super Nova- Wildcats make history
WATCH- Villanova wins on Jenkins' clutch trey
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Wright had the calmest reaction to game winner
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Villanova broadcasters, fans react to crazy win
Paige's crazy 3
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UNC's Paige hits ridiculous 3-pointer to tie game
Jay Wright on the level
Roy gets emotional
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Internet breaks out the best memes for UNC
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Jordan, 50+ former Tar Heels in attendance
WATCH- Relive it all with One Shining Moment
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Duke is No. 1 in preseason Top 25 (and one)

From the Houston Chronicle
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Villanova tops North Carolina in championship thriller
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4.7 seconds will last a lifetime for stricken North Carolina
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Watch Charles Barkley lose his mind over Villanova's big shot
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Kris Jenkins' big shot breaks his own brother's heart
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Phil Booth's points earlier in game set up Villanova's
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Despite loss, UNC's Marcus Paige proud of legacy

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Villanova, Jenkins deny UNC 6th national title with 77-74 win at the buzzer
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Being part of history can’t erase UNC’s sense of loss
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When a dream dies- UNC’s Marcus Paige prepares to be haunted after heartbreak against Villanova
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North Carolina’s size advantage nullified by Villanova
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Michael Jordan first to speak in UNC locker room after loss
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Tears, shock from fans on Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street
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Duke’s Brandon Ingram declares for NBA Draft

'Crying Jordan' applied to Jordan himself after watching Heels lose
WRAL Sportsfan

Bret Strelow- Villanova's amazing moment comes at a painful cost for North Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

Michael Peters- Neither an NCAA basketball title-game appearance nor looming NCAA probation can rattle former Tulsa AD Bubba Cunningham
Tulsa World

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Championship loss turns Paige’s almost-legendary shot into a footnote
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Jenkins’ buzzer-beater tests the bond of family ties for UNC’s Britt
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UNC comes up one jumper short in national championship game

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Anatomy of a buzzer-beater- How Villanova's final play came together
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The other stuff- How Villanova stymied UNC's offense

From Philly.com
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'Nova wins NCAA title on dramatic buzzer-beater
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Jerardi- A stellar finish to the Wildcats' stellar season
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Kern- Another historic moment for 'Nova
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Sielski- Arcidiacono shows his worth in final game
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'Nova's Booth at his best in title game
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Social media reacts to 'Nova's dramatic NCAA win
Video- Re-live 'Nova's buzzer-beater, 'One Shining Moment'

Heartbreak for the Heels
Durham Herald-Sun

April 4 2016

Holliday- UNC-Villanova could be a cliffhanger
WRAL Sportsfan

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNC hopes to ride ‘deep’ depth all the way to national championship
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Coach K undergoes total knee replacement surgery

From Philly.com
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Villanova has one last hurdle- North Carolina
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'Nova vs. UNC has ingredients of a classic
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Villanova seizing the moment

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC’s Williams in full Roy mode ahead of NCAA title game
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Roy Williams’ fiery demeanor becomes a Final Four media-driven topic
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Villanova, North Carolina a study of offensive opposites
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Retired soccer star Abby Wambach arrested for DUI in Oregon

From the Houston Chronicle
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Final Four title game features scorching hot UNC, Villanova
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Brothers to go head-to-head in Monday's NCAA title game
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Former coach Jim Calhoun expects limited adjustments for Monday's game
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Final Four fans using up tons of data at NRG Stadium
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Villanova star Ryan Arcidiacono is a lifelong Wildcat
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UNC's Roy Williams' hilarious interpretation of the internet
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TV ratings down for lopsided Final Four games

Kyle Busch takes checkered flag for weekend sweep at Martinsville
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Ed Hardin- Dale Earnhardt Jr. caught everybody by surprise
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR STP 500- Kyle Busch holds off AJ Allmendinger at Martinsville
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East leaders Cleveland Cavaliers hold off Charlotte Hornets 112-103
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Opening day- Flurries early in Pittsburgh, flag up in KC

April 3 2016

From the Houston Chronicle
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UNC, Villanova to add another postseason chapter Monday
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North Carolina pulls away from Syracuse for Final Four win
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North Carolina's height advantage is a game-breaker
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Villanova shoots past Oklahoma in Final 4 to NCAA title game
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Final Four- Quotes of the night
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Final Four- By the numbers
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Houston has huge Final Four attendance day

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Villanova vs. UNC- the hottest team against the best team for the title
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UNC advances to national title game with 83-66 win over Syracuse
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Franklin Street celebrates the Tar Heels win over Syracuse
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Canes’ playoff hopes die in 5-1 loss to Blue Jackets

Final Four- Orange's amazing run ended by Tar Heels
syracuse.com

This wasn-'t how it was supposed to end for OU's Four Horsemen
The Oklahoman

From Philly.com
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Next up for 'Nova- North Carolina
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Jerardi- Wildcats outdo themselves this time
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Sielski- No end to Villanova's attack
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Ford- Another chance at magic for Villanova
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Wildcats party "like it's 1985"
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Jensen- Sooners say they 'got whipped'

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets officially clinch NBA playoff spot
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Charlotte Hornets Gameday- at Cleveland Cavaliers
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5 Masters storylines
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After Daytona success, Denny Hamlin rounding back into form
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Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert practicing sweet science in San Diego
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Top 2017 and 2018 recruits in North Carolina

April 2 2016

From the Houston Chronicle
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North Carolina-Syracuse a matchup of controversy
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Syracuse playing for Pearl Washington
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Villanova has more to worry about with OU than just Buddy Hield
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UH's Kelvin Sampson gives Sooners a pep talk
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Final Four broadcast will be in good hands with CBS' veteran

Ed Hardin- During difficult times, Tarheels revel in basketball
Greensboro News-Record

From the Wilmington Star-News
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NCAA President Emmert- Focus on sanctions a disservice to current players
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Syracuse three-peat no open-and-shut Case for UNC

From Syracuse.com
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Syracuse vs. North Carolina- 5 things to watch in Final Four
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ESPN's Mike Tirico- Syracuse haters 'should all shut up'
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NCAA- Refs blew SU-Gonzaga call

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC should receive amended allegations in ‘very near future,’ NCAA says
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Roy Williams finds peace, a sanctuary amid UNC’s run to Final Four
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ACC’s Final Four success a windfall for every team in conference
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UNC trying to follow in the footsteps of legends
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Former Duke athletics director Tom Butters dies at 77

From philly.com
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Carolina wary about playing Syracuse
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Arcidiacono shrugs off 'white guy' question

From the Norman Transcript
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Sooners must break the trend of domed stadiums smothering 3-point shooters
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Former OU coaches Tubbs, Sampson see a lot they remember from '88 and '02

Clark Kellogg's Lesson Plan For Educating Student-Athletes
The Post Game

UVA coaching staff changing the programs attitude
NewsPlex

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kemba Walker’s double-double leads Charlotte Hornets to win over 76ers
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Kemba Walker - smallest Hornet - has biggest of rebounding games Friday
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Hornets’ Steve Clifford named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month
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NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. confirms decision to donate brain to science
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NASCAR’s Joey Logano arrives at Martinsville on a mission

April 1 2016

UNC, Syracuse and their baggage (sanctions, investigations) take Final Four spotlight
USA Today

Syracuse, North Carolina in Final Four shows NCAA talk of academics is largely lip-service
Syracuse Post Standard

Syracuse- The Unsympathetic Underdog
Wall Street Journal

Syracuse-UNC represents ugly, unchanging reality of NCAA sports
New York Post

Commentary- Scandals spice up Final Four matchup between UNC and Syracuse
Portland Press Herald

North Carolina-Syracuse could be called the Infraction Bowl
San Francisco Gate

Jim Boeheim and Roy Williams bring good teams, and NCAA drama, to the Final Four
ESPN

UNC's Roy Williams "tired" of talking about NCAA scandal
Fayetteville Observer

On Probation vs. Under Investigation
WV Metro News

Jim Boeheim defends Syracuse, says scandals can happen to any program
New York Daily News

Syracuse, UNC deal with sanctions, scandal
Cape Cod Times

From the Sporting News
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Rivals eager for UNC to be punished for scandal are getting what they want, slowly
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NCAA president says UNC academic fraud investigation near end

UNC men’s basketball ready to move on from NCAA questions
Daily Tarheel

Former academic advisor making film about UNC scandal
WRAL

UNC vs. Syracuse in Final Four, Headache for NCAA
WFMY 2

Correcting Media Inaccuracies on UNC Investigation
Scout

Dick Vitale Rips NCAA's Handling Of UNC Academic Scandal
The Post Game

Here's How UNC's Massive Fake-Class Scandal Worked
The Business Insider

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Questions and answers on the UNC scandal
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Hurricanes spoil Eric Staal’s return to Raleigh
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HB2 putting NC at risk of being cut out of NCAA loop

From the Charlotte Observer
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Long-ago UNC report contradicts university’s latest stance on independent studies
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Well-traveled Cody Keith not feeling pressure as Charlotte 49ers QB
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Appalachian State kicker Zach Matics makes 65-yard FG at pro day
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NCAA admits mistake in telling South Carolina it was in tournament
-
Charlotte Hornets Gameday- versus Philadelphia 76ers

Former UNC football player Cohen transferring to UVA
Wilmington Star-News

April 30 2016

2016 American Women’s Golf Awards Announced
theAmerican.org

A primer on possible Big 12 expansion, Memphis' chances
Memphis Commercial Appeal

April 29 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Houston's Jackson, Memphis' Lynch Chosen In First Round of NFL Draft
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Spring Championships In Full Swing and Big News For Navy Football and Breanna Stewart- Watch The Rise
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The American Today- Weekend Preview
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Three from The American Named Nicklaus Award Semifinalists

UH cornerback William Jackson selected 24th overall by Bengals
Houston Chronicle

Denver Broncos draft Paxton Lynch at No. 26
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Owls' Ioannidis, other pro prospects await Day 2 and 3 of draft
Philly.com

Super pitchers take the spotlight as Tulane faces Houston
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tampa Bay Times
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NCAA ends ban on satellite camps
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USF seeks ways to jump-start men's basketball
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Quiet draft weekend expected for Bulls

Report- UC Bearcats to play at Butler
Cincinnati Enquirer

April 28 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Navy Awarded Commander-In-Chief's Trophy
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The American Today- Two Wins Against Ranked Teams Provide Tuesday Highlights

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane set to play North Carolina at Smoothie King Center next season
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Tulane coach Mike Dunleavy Sr. announces three new staff members
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Tulane to keep assistant Anthony Wilkins from Ed Conroy's staff, report says

Draft advice for NFL teams- Take Paxton Lynch
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Kern- Owls' Matakevich ready for NFL draft
Philly.com

TU receiver Keyarris Garrett projected to be drafted as high as third round
Tulsa World

April 27 2016

USF's Astin Donovan Named National Player of the Week
theAmerican.org

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Tulane frustrates LSU bats again for first series sweep since '07
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LSU still can’t solve Tulane’s France- ‘We knew exactly what we were getting tonight and he still beat us’

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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6 takeaways from Tulane's 4-1 victory over LSU
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Here's what Tulane players, coach David Pierce said after 4-1 win over LSU

UCF inks two-year extension, expanded deal with Nike
Orlando Sentinel

UC may have first NFL draftee since '13
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tyler Olander, 2-Time National Hoops Champ At UConn, Playing Minor League Baseball
Hartford Courant

UH coach Tom Herman to provide NFL draft analysis
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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No automatic rollovers in Tubby Smith's contract
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Keelon Lawson to remain on Tigers' staff in support role
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Mock draft roundup- Could Paxton Lynch land with Jets?

April 26 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Tulane's Alemais, Cincinnati's Zellner Take Weekly Baseball Honors
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USF’s Donovan, UCF’s Turnier Claim Weekly Softball Honors
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Four Women's Golf Teams in NCAA Field
-
The American Today- Tulane Hosts LSU at Sold-Out Turchin Stadium Tuesday

April 25 2016

From theAmerican.org
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USF Captures Third Consecutive American Men’s Tennis Championship
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Tulsa Repeats as American Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Champions

Tulane completes sweep with 6-0 victory at UCF
New Orleans Times Picayune

April 24 2016

Tulsa Repeats as American Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Champions
theAmerican.org

Tulane clinches series with 4-1 victory at UCF
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tigers could lose Lawsons if father not retained, uncle says
Memphis Commercial Appeal

April 23 2016

Men’s Bracket Down to Four, Women’s Title Match Set at the American Tennis Championships
theAmerican.org

Nippert Stadium wins architecture award
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tulane baseball gets a 4-3 win over UCF
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tigers wrap up spring work before ‘amazing’ crowd
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bulls release post-spring depth chart
Tampa Bay Times

April 22 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Spring Championships Are In Full Swing- Watch The Rise
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The American Today- Tight Race Continues In The American
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Women’s Semifinals are Set, Men Begin Play at American Tennis Championships

UConn Reserve LB Chris Britton A Different Player
Hartford Courant

Tulane-LSU baseball game scheduled for next week sold out
New Orleans Times Picayune

Takeaway Belt rewards turnover-hungry Tigers defenders
Memphis Commercial Appeal

USF releases salaries of new assistants
Tampa Bay Times

TU hosts mental toughness training with Navy SEALs
Tulsa World

April 21 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Cincinnati, Memphis and Tulane Earn First-Round Wins at American Women's Tennis Championship
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The American Today- ECU, Tulane Score Wins Against Ranked Opponents
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Tulsa Soccer Student-Athlete Katy Riojas Wins NCAA's 2016 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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U of M Academic Progress rate up in football, down in hoops
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Report- Lawson entering NBA draft

TU Sports- Hurricane football posts program's highest APR score
Tulsa World

UCF guard Adonys Henriquez announces plans to transfer
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Lorenz's blast lifts Gators past Bulls
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USF teammates support Meredith Bissette in cancer battle

April 20 2016

From theAmerican.org
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USF’s Cid and East Carolina’s Ruiz Earn Final Weekly Tennis Honors
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Houston Wins 2016 American Women’s Golf Championship
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The American Today- All Eight Teams In Midweek Action Tuesday

UH football players give back to the city in time of need
Houston Chronicle

UConn's Geno Auriemma Out Of Hospital, Back Home With Family
Hartford Courant

7 takeaways from Tulane's 12-0 win over Southern Miss
New Orleans Times Picayune

Bill Blankenship checks in on Justin Fuente at Virginia Tech
Tulsa World

Backyard ball- A dozen locals may start for USF
Tampa Bay Times

April 19 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Houston Takes Five Stroke Lead at American Women’s Golf Championship
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UConn's DeRoche-Duffin, UCF's Howell Take Weekly Baseball Honors
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UConn’s Sadowl, USF’s Nunn Earn Weekly Softball Honors
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2016 American Athletic Conference Tennis Championship Brackets Announced

UC's Tuberville, Cronin get extensions
Cincinnati Enquirer

Forward Devin Davis commits to UH basketball
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane officially wraps up first spring under coach Willie Fritz
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Tulane loses its first weekend series of the season after a 7-4 loss to Cincinnati Sunday

SMU lands commitment from three-star QB Will McBride
Dallas Morning News

Avery Woodson says he'll transfer to Butler
Memphis Commercial Appeal

April 18 2016

From theAmerican.org
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East Carolina, Memphis Lead American Women's Golf Championship Through Round One
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The American Today- Tight Race Emerging Early in The American
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Two American Athletic Conference Softball Players Selected in 2016 NPF Draft

From the Hartford Courant
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Geno Auriemma Remains Hospitalized, Resting Comfortably
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UConn Baseball Defeats Houston 9-2, Sweeps Weekend Series

Tulane loses its first weekend series of the season after a 7-4 loss to Cincinnati Sunday
New Orleans Times Picayune

Three things we learned from UCF football's spring game
Orlando Sentinel

From Philly.com
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Temple's Rhule- Many jobs still available
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Temple's Chandler may move from corner to safety

From Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tubby Smith hires assistant from Texas Tech
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U of M athletic department relies on significant institutional support to balance budget

John Klein- Tubby Smith will lift Memphis, AAC basketball
Tulsa World

Bulls adjust to new levels of optimism, stress hard work lies ahead
Tampa Tribune

April 17 2016

What a finish! Jeremy Montalbano’s solo homer gives Tulane a 1-0 win over Cincinnati
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Coach Auriemma Taken To Hospital
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UConn Offense Shows Spring Thaw In Blue-White Game

Scott Frost puts a spring in record-setting UCF spring game
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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QB Greg Ward focuses on leadership at UH spring game
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UH's D'Juan Hines finds niche as linebacker

April 16 2016

The American Today- Tight Race Emerging Early in The American
theAmerican.org

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers’ new coach trying to keep Chicago PG Charlie Moore in fold
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Woodson hasn't heard from Smith; Nebraska coach 'goofs' on Tubby's travels

Federal judge rules in favor of University of Tulsa in Title IX lawsuit
Tulsa World

Report- UC to play Samford next season
Cincinnati Enquirer

April 15 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Four Players from The American Selected in the 2016 WNBA Draft
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Spring Sports are in Full Swing- Watch The Rise
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American Women’s Golf Championship Set for This Weekend
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Memphis Basketball Hires Tubby Smith as Head Coach

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tubby time arrives for Memphis
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Tubby Smith introduced as 'most accomplished coach' in Tigers history (w/ poll)
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First impressions of Tubby Smith
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Experts agree Tigers can be a national player again
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What they've said -- good and bad -- about Tubby Smith

Memphis hires Tubby Smith as Tigers' new basketball coach
Tulsa World

UConn's Stewart, Jefferson, Tuck Taken 1-2-3 In WNBA Draft
Hartford Courant

Tulane pitcher Emerson Gibbs, who starts Friday against Cincinnati, has his game ‘coming together’
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football on track for record spring game attendance Saturday
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Bianchi- On behalf of UCF, an open letter to Big 12 presidents

From the Tampa Tribune
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WNBA draft dream comes true- USF’s Williams picked eighth by Phoenix
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Bulls dismiss Chris Perry from men’s team

April 14 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Four American Players Projected To Be Picked In First Round of WNBA Draft
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The American Today- Houston, UConn Take Tuesday Wins
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SMU’s McCurdy Earns Final Women’s Golf Weekly Honors

Tubby Smith negotiating to become Memphis coach, source says
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Drops Game at No. 2 Miss State
Go Tigers Go

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Coaches Exhort Legislators Not To Cut School's Funding
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It's Been A Whirlwind Offseason For Ollie, With UConn Roster And Coaching Changes

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football coaches spike competition for spring game with a player draft
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QB Tyler Harris eager to fit UCF football fast new offense

From the Tulsa World
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TU signs huge men's basketball class to replace 9 seniors
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TU's Keyarris Garrett is the most overlooked receiver in the NFL Draft, and he doesn't know why

Ex-USF player Pierre-Paul describes fireworks accident in great detail
Tampa Tribune

April 13 2016

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today- Nation's Top Two Teams On Midweek Slate
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Cincinnati, East Carolina, and Houston Athletes Claim Weekly Outdoor Track and Field Honors
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USF’s Cid and Houston’s Rupert Earn Weekly Tennis Honors

Cougars make big plays down the stretch as they defeat the Longhorns
Houston Chronicle

No. 22 Tulane falls to No. 23 UL-Lafayette, 9-2
New Orleans Times Picayune

Broome on why he picked UC- 'Championships'
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis to play UAB in home-and-home basketball series
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Bracing for news on the Memphis coaching search
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Dedric Lawson- 'It is in my best interest to return to University of Memphis'

Shaun King proves to USF Bulls he knows his stuff
Tampa Bay Times

April 12 2016

From theAmerican.org
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UCF’s Rotton, USF’s Nunn Garner Weekly Softball Honors
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Houston's Davis, Tulane's Gibbs Take Weekly Baseball Honors

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Where does the Memphis coaching search stand on day five?
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Is Memphis a Top 15 job- We ask national writers for opinions
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Ryan Silverfield talks Memphis' offensive line, NFL coaching background

Tulane baseball up to No. 22, 24 in latest top 25 polls
New Orleans Times Picayune

Surging Tulane, Louisiana-Lafayette baseball teams clash again Tuesday, this time in Lafayette
Baton Rouge Advocate

April 11 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Navy's Reynolds, UConn's Stewart Share Sullivan Award as Nation's Top Amateur Athletes
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The American Today- UCF, USF Complete Series Sweeps; Memphis Takes Series from East Carolina

Marshall hot name for U of M job; Woodson says return doubtful
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Thousands Of Fans Attend Hartford Parade For National Champion UConn Women
Hartford Courant

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football senior Shaquem Griffin enjoys move to linebacker
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Q&A- Johnny Dawkins looking to build confidence and leadership among UCF basketball
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UCF basketball hires VCU assistant Jamill Jones

April 10 2016

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today- Ervin's 2-Run Walkoff Homer Lifts East Carolina to 8-7 Series-Tying WIn over Memphis
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Photo Recap- UConn's Final Four Journey

NCAA football satellite camp ban shuts down USF-Michigan plan
Tampa Bay Times

Memphis officials expect to move quickly to find hoops coach
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF football program sees record turnout at high school coaches clinic
Orlando Sentinel

Report- UH offers football scholarship to 27-year-old
Houston Chronicle

Carlton- Call from UConn's Auriemma helps SMU decide on Travis Mays as new women's coach
Dallas Morning News

April 9 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Stewart Wins 2016 John R. Wooden Award
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The American Today- UCF, Memphis, USF Earn Conference Wins on Friday
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Travis Mays Named SMU Head Women's Basketball Coach

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis must hire the right guy
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Quick thoughts on Josh Pastner and Georgia Tech
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'This community's team' needs a Tigers coach who can handle that reality

Georgia Tech hires Pastner from Memphis to replace Gregory
Raleigh News & Observer

April 8 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Geno Auriemma Makes History
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Breanna Stewart Makes History With Four Final Four MOP Awards
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Ollie Named 2016 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team Assistant Coach
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The American Today- Previewing Week 2 Of Conference Play

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Josh Pastner in talks to coach at Georgia Tech
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Quick thoughts on Josh Pastner and Georgia Tech

For better or worse, Tulane baseball team will show off its depth
Baton Rouge Advocate

UC basketball Top 25 in early ESPN poll
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Houston Chronicle
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Former Ohio State QB Cardale Jones visits Tom Herman
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UH lineman Colton Freeman giving up football for health reasons

Johnny Dawkins happy to have son Aubrey at UCF basketball
Orlando Sentinel

April 7 2016

From theAmerican.org
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UConn Wins Fourth Straight National Championship
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East Carolina’s Dickens Named American Men’s Golf Player of the Week
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Tulsa’s Nadia Majidizadeh Tabbed American Women’s Golf Player of the Week

Fans Gather To Welcome Home The Huskies
Hartford Courant

Nico Marley, Tulane defense adjusting to new scheme
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF football assistant Sean Beckton 'revitalized' in his coaching career after switch to tight ends
Orlando Sentinel

April 6 2016

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Wins 11th National Title
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Jeff Jacobs- Senior Sweep — Savor The Huskies' Big Moment
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Daniel Hamilton Will Hire Agent, So He's Finished At UConn; 'I'm All In' For NBA Draft

10 Reasons The AAC Is The New Power Conference
BuzzFeed

8 takeaways from Tulane's 7-6 loss to Southeastern
New Orleans Times Picayune

Matt Williams to transfer from UCF basketball
Orlando Sentinel

SMU position series- Senior QB Matt Davis is key to Mustangs' success in 2016
Dallas Morning News

April 5 2016

From theAmerican.org
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UConn Looks to Make History with NCAA Final Matchup with Syracuse
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Tulane's Witherspoon, East Carolina's Boyd Earn Weekly Baseball Honors
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Tulsa’s Edmiston, UCF’s Turnier Earn Weekly Softball Honors

UConn's Big 3 Have Studied Four Years For This Final; Syracuse Provides The Test
Hartford Courant

UConn women seek record 4-peat vs. Syracuse
CBS Sports

Point guard Ronnie Johnson receives release from UH
Houston Chronicle

Scott Frost not happy with players' focus in UCF football scrimmage Monday
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis adds Arkansas State, two others to future football schedules
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K.J. Lawson out three months after heel surgery

April 4 2016

From theAmerican.org
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UConn Advances To Fourth Straight National Championship
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Three Things To Know Before UConn's Final Four Matchup With Oregon State
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The American Today- Houston Snaps USF Win Streak; Tulsa Sweeps Series Against East Carolina

Morgan Tuck Puts UConn On Track To Title Game
Hartford Courant

Former Bucs QB King teaches from experiences in new role as USF assistant
Tampa Tribune

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU now has Top 15 recruiting class after landing four-star big man Bruno Fernando
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SMU, USC schedule home and home basketball series
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He's not a Heisman candidate, but SMU WR Courtland Sutton should rack up postseason awards

Finale of Tulane-UConn series canceled due to cold weather
New Orleans Times Picayune

April 3 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Stewart and Auriemma Claim Top AP Honors
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The American Welcomes Visitors To The Final Four

From the Hartford Courant
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No. 2 Seed Oregon State Vs. No. 1 Seed UConn
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What A Difference A TD Makes- Improving Offense Brings Promise For UConn Football's 2016 Season

Tulane evens series with 14-5 win at UConn
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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TU Notebook- Rashad Ray ends spring game with a catch
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TU rushing attack shines during spring game

Flowers shines in wet scrimmage
Tampa Bay Times

Open QB competition remains after Bearcats' spring football game
Cincinnati Enquirer

April 2 2016

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today: RV/RV UCF Wins Conference Opener; No. 24/23 USF Extends Win Streak to 22
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Tulane's Stephen Alemais

Tulane's 6-game winning streak ends in a 9-4 loss at UConn
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Hartford Courant
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Report- Rodney Purvis Latest UConn Player To Declare For Draft
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Jeff Jacobs- In Women's Final Four, It's The Men Who Beat The Odds

Gunner Kiel to miss UC's spring game with injury
Cincinnati Enquirer

TU hosts spring game Saturday- What to watch for
Tulsa World

Offensive lineman Alex Fontana signs with UH
Houston Chronicle

UCF names Katie Abrahamson-Henderson its new women's basketball coach
Orlando Sentinel

Darrell Dickey talks Memphis running backs
Memphis Commercial Appeal

April 1 2016

From theAmerican.org
Baseball Conference Play Begins This Weekend - Watch The Rise
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The American Today- First Weekend of Conference Play
UConn Looking For Fourth Straight National Championship

Tulane baseball looking to carry wave of momentum into conference play
New Orleans Times Picayune

TU's Shaq Harrison doesn't advance out of first round but has fun at dunk contest
Tulsa World

Q&A- UCF offensive coordinator says they'll be creative to win
Orlando Sentinel

USF dismisses point guard Roddy Peters
Tampa Bay Times

Q&A- UCF offensive coordinator says they'll be creative to win
Orlando Sentinel