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Nuggets & Briefs: From his perch in the crow's nest, Al Myatt peers beyond the realm of Bonesville for items of interest to our readers. Visit the Nuggets & Briefs Archives to review Nuggets & Briefs from previous months. For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

NUGGETS & BRIEFS FOR NOVEMBER 2014
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MOST RECENTLY UPDATED FOR SUNDAY, NOV. 23, 2014

Tiger working with coach

Como helping Woods come back from back problems. Read more at espn.com.

Rushing record falls again

Perine breaks Gordon's week-old mark. Read more at usatoday.com.

Deacons emerge in defensive battle

No score in regulation. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Florida State wins 27th straight

Noles survive rain, BC. Read more at foxsports.com.

Razorbacks sends Rebels reeling

Ole Miss knocked out of SEC West hunt. Read more at yahoo.com.

Crimson captures thriller

Harvard takes eighth straight over Yale. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Lafayette beats Lehigh at Yankee Stadium

150th game in historic rivalry draws 48,256. Read more at washingtonpost.com.

Davidson supporter surprised

Grandson visits from Afghanistan. Read more at sportingnews.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SATURDAY, NOV. 22, 2014

'Chris Webber' timeout costs Clemson

Technical allows Gardner-Webb to shoot winning free throws. Read more at washingtonpost.com.

Pitino makes another tattoo promise

Louisville coach will add some ink to his body if Cardinals' win national title. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Price tag on UNC fraud probe $3.1 million

Wainstein, associates uncovered extent of academic scam. Read more at wral.com.

Student trades Florida ticket for Pop-Tarts

Student picks treat over Gators' Saturday football game with Eastern Kentucky. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Woodson not happy with teammates' celebration

Raiders struggle to handle success. Read more at espn.com.

Jets-Bills tickets free

Game moved to Detroit. Read more at usatoday.com.

Gray sent home from Pats' practice

Sunday night hero back in doghouse. Read more at fansided.com.

Rays deal with Dodgers

Reliever Peralta headed West. Read more at foxsports.com.

Rays name managerial finalists

Ibanez among last three candidates. Read more at yahoo.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

FRIDAY, NOV. 21, 2014

NFL nixes Jets' game in Buffalo

Game set for Detroit on Monday due to too much snow. Read more at espn.com.

Blount returns to Patriots

Running back rebounds after being shed by Steelers. Read more at cbssports.com.

Former NFL player delivers son

Brown also feeds needy. Read more at usatoday.com.

Florida State moves on after shootings

Athletic events remain on schedule. Read more at nbcsports.com.

NCAA penalizes Weber State

Term of probation is three years. Read more at foxsports.com.

Tarkanian hospitalized in Vegas

Hall of Fame hoops coach being treated for pneumonia. Read more at msn.com.

NBA union head reacts to suspension

Says Taylor's punishment excessive. Read more at foxsports.com.

McIlroy could face big legal tab

Suit could cost top golfer almost $40 million. Read more at yahoo.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

THURSDAY, NOV. 20, 2014

Swofford favors eight in playoff

New postseason format starting with four teams. Read more at si.com.

Hoops figures into grid coach's buyout

Eastern Illinois barters with Bowling Green. Read more at usatoday.com.

Aresco rips Biletnikoff's snub of Justin Hardy

AAC commissioner "extremely disappointed" at omission of ECU receiver from list of semifinalists. Read more at usatoday.com.

Justin Hardy draft speculation begins

Record-smashing 400 FBS career receptions isn't out of the question as Senior Bowl, Combine and pro day loom in ECU receiver's future. Read more at nfl.com.

Nick Saban tops pay list

Tommy Tuberville paces AAC coaches in compensation. Read more at usatoday.com.

WVU, K-State defenses face off tonight

Mountaineers defense is no longer 'awful' after back-to-back routs by Wildcats. Read more at wvgazette.com.

Too much snow in Buffalo

Grid clash with Kent State called off. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Help wanted: Workers with snow shovels

Bills race clock to clear Ralph Wilson Stadium by Sunday. Read more at foxnews.com.

Silence golden for Lynch

Fines mount for media snubs. Read more at yahoo.com.

Stanton says deal isn't lottery ticket

Marlins outfielder ready to get to work. Read more at miamiherald.com.

Hornets' Taylor suspended 24 games

Discipline follows domestic violence case. Read more at espn.com.

Kurt Busch cooperates with investigators

Former girl friend alleged abuse. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 19, 2014

Fake interview riles Tiger

Woods reacts to Dan Jenkins' parody. Read more at yahoo.com.

Stanton's contract bigger in later years

Marlins outfielder gets $107 million of $325 million deal over first six years. Read more at cbssports.com.

Steelers blunt with Blount

RB dismissed after early exit against Titans. Read more at foxsports.com.

NFL suspends Peterson for rest of season

Players union says Vikings running back will appeal. Read more at espn.com.

Panthers owner funding arena at alma mater

Richardson assisting Wofford's new facility. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Tide rolls to No. 1

Oregon, FSU, Mississippi State round out top four in CFP rankings. Read more at wdbj7.com.

Gordon galloping into Heisman contention

FBS rushing record brings Wisconsin back into contention. Read more at usatoday.com.

Winston autographs generate more scrutiny

Dealer says he didn't pay for signatures. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Davidson launches $425 million campaign

Portion of proceeds aimed at school's Division I athletic programs. Rear more at davidson.edu.

Niagara women stuck in road-choking snowstorm

Hoops team's bus has been stranded in place for 24 hours. Read more at thecourier.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

TUESDAY, NOV. 18, 2014

NCAA's look at Syracuse includes YMCA ties

Internships coincided with fund discrepancies. Read more at sportingnews.com.

March Madness coming back to Raleigh

NCAA awards opening rounds in 2016. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Stanford spoils UConn women's run

Cardinal halts Huskies' 47-game winning streak in overtime. Read more at foxsports.com.

Rape investigation could impact Vols football

Coach Jones 'gathering information.' Read more at cbssports.com.

Gators looking for offense

Foley won't hire another defensive coordinator without head coaching experience. Read more at yahoo.com.

Re-rank tough on Pirates

ECU drops 13 places after close road loss. Read more at usatoday.com.

No charges in Josh Shaw's balcony incident

Southern Cal player was suspended for lying about how he injured his ankles. Read more at bloomberg.com.

Stanton agrees to record pact

13-year deal is for $325 million. Read more at foxsports.com.

Braves deal Heyward

Cards trade pitcher Shelby Miller. Read more at espn.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

MONDAY, NOV. 17, 2014

Federal DEA agents check NFL teams

Investigation follows allegations of improper administration of prescription drugs. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Bin Laden shooter addresses Redskins

Redskins fan and former Navy Seal Robert O’Neill speaks at team meeting, attends game as guest of owner Dan Snyder. Read more at washingtontimes.com.

Florida dismissing Muschamp

Buyout will be $6.3 million. Read more at espn.com.

Gurley sidelined again

Georgia back lost to torn ACL. Read more at foxsports.com.

Noles back on top

Tide rises in poll shuffle. Read more at cbssports.com.

Projection has Pirates in Birmingham

Akron would be bowl foe. Read more at cbssports.com.

Michigan player jailed on domestic violence charge

Star defensive end Frank Clark arrested late Saturday night. Read more at freep.com.

Player with one arm makes collegiate hoops debut

Florida freshman guard Zach Hodskins sees action in win over William & Mary. Read story and view video at nbcsports.com.

Harvick charges at Homestead

Cautions, tires help decide Chase championship. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Hockey great Howe hospitalized

Family concerned with health struggles for former NHL star. Read more at usatoday.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SUNDAY, NOV. 16, 2014

Badger sets rushing record

Gordon's 408 yards is new FBS mark. Read more at espn.com.

Irish topped in OT

Big field goals lift Northwestern. Read more at cbssports.com.

Gamecocks block punt, edge Gators

Muschamp era may be near end. Read more at foxsports.com.

Tide enhances playoff position

Bama picks off Prescott, No. 1 Bulldogs. Read more at usatoday.com.

Football Bowl Subdivision roundup

Florida State, TCU, Ohio State improve playoff possibilities. Read more at bostonglobe.com.

Football Championship Subdivision roundup

New Hampshire, Coastal Carolina roll; JMU validates ranking. Read more at foxnews.com.

Cubs plan to play first home game at night

Rival Cardinals will be foe at Wrigley. Read more at yahoo.com.

Homestead full of goodbyes at NASCAR finale

Jeff Gordon wants to be the spoiler for championship contenders. Read more at yahoo.com.

Bohn leads golf in Mexico

Weather creates challenge. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Klitchko retains belts

Previously-unbeaten Pulev knocked out. Read more at cbssports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SATURDAY, NOV. 15, 2014

Gordon on pole at Homestead

Season finale set for Sunday. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Marlins, Stanton close on huge deal

Pact would be for $325 million over 13 years for young slugger. Read more at usatoday.com.

Jose Canseco's finger falls off

Former slugger says his smelly, bullet-damaged digit detached during a poker game. Read more at sbnation.com.

Rex Ryan fined $100,000

Profanity after win over Steelers leads to stiff penalty. Read more at espn.com.

Colts take on Patriots

'Gronk' a matchup nightmare. Read more at foxsports.com.

No. 1 Mississippi State an underdog

Big matchups will impact playoff picture. Read more at cbssports.com.

Penn State, Temple play for bowl eligibility

Both still short of six wins heading into today's matchup. Read more at billingsgazette.com.

Manning debuts with Deacs

Thomas paces win over UNC-Asheville. Read more at foxsports.com.

NCAA announces Final Four sites

New Orleans surprisingly omitted. Read more at yahoo.com.

UNC-Chapel Hill's credentials under scrutiny

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools sends letter asking school to demonstrate its compliance with accreditation requirements. Read more at wcnc.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

FRIDAY, NOV. 14, 2014

Wake Forest reinstates alma mater

Band will play following games. Read more at bloggersodear.com.

1942 Rose Bowl trophy found in garbage

Game was moved to Durham that year. Read more at yahoo.com.

Shaw explains what led to leap

Suspended USC player had argument with girl friend. Read more at cbssports.com.

Penn State narrowly dodged 'Death Penalty'

Two-year-old NCAA e-mail says school's "cooperation and transparency" saved the program in wake of Sandusky scandal. Read more at foxsports.com.

Johnny Football couldn't get Tiger to sign

Manziel was into golf, revered Woods. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Isaiah Briscoe picks Kentucky

Elite guard opts for Wildcats over UConn, St. John's. Read more at nydailynews.com.

Angels' Mike Trout named AL MVP

Former ECU recruit a unanimous pick by Baseball Writers. Read more at philly.com.

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw named NL MVP

Cy Young Award winner completes rare double. Read more at latimes.com.

Dudley out of playoffs

Top seed in 4-A bracket disciplined for ineligible player. Read more at highschoolot.com.

Pacquiao looking ahead

Expresses desire for bout with Mayweather. Read more at espn.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

THURSDAY, NOV. 13, 2014

ECU plans to adapt on cost of attendance

Pirates will award grants comparable to Power Five. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Winston's code of conduct hearing delayed

Notification of possible consequences may be after playoff. Read more at cbssports.com.

Gamecocks get a blue chipper

Some big decisions imminent from coveted college hoops recruits. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Pitino family showdown looms

It'll be Rick versus Richard when Louisville, Minnesota clash in Armed Forces Classic. Read more at msn.com.

Kershaw wins Cy Young No. 3

Dodgers ace was 21-3. Read more at espn.com.

Kluber edges Hernandez for AL Cy Young

Tribe hurler had strong September. Read more at usatoday.com.

Rise of annoying traveling NFL fans

Extra assets accompany Cowboys, Steelers on the road. Read more a wsj.com.

Seahawks selling fans watered-down beer?

Seattle TV station says tests conclude suds short on alcohol. Read more at complex.com.

LeBron's kids not allowed to play football

NBA star keeps his sons off the gridiron because of health risks. Read more at espn.com.

Blake Griffin faces misdemeanor battery charge

Alleged incident took place in Las Vegas in October. Read more at yahoo.com.

Texas high school makes playoffs at 0-10

Houston Scarborough takes 57-game losing streak into state playoffs. Read more at msn.com.

Soccer legend Pele hospitalized

Former Brazil star to undergo exams. Read more at foxsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 2014

TCU fourth, Noles third in CFP poll

Alabama fifth after rally at LSU. Read more at espn.com.

Louisville QB out for season

Knee injury sidelines Gardner. Read more at foxsports.com.

Heisman field narrowing

Oregon's Mariota leading a month before presentation. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Gene Keady's hair cost $600 per week

Savings mount up since Purdue basketball coach ditched combover last year. Read more at sbnation.com.

Retirement not on Auriemma's agenda

Trailblazing UConn women's hoops coach has nine national titles under his belt. Read more at msn.com.

Phil Mickelson takes part-time job

Lefty joins Arizona State golf team as interim assistant coach under his brother Tim. Read more at usatoday.com.

Showalter wins AL Manager of Year

Scioscia second in balloting. Read more at cbssports.com.

Williams takes NL honor

Nationals showed vast improvement. Read more at cbssports.com.

Jackson reacts to Silver comment

Knicks continue to struggle. Read more at usatoday.com.

New champ meets new son

Kovalev was training when Aleksandr was born. Read more at yahoo.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

TUESDAY, NOV. 11, 2014

Kentucky wows Georgetown College coach

Wildcats could beat some NBA teams. Read more at espn.com.

CBS will show Egg Bowl

Network won't televise Auburn-Alabama. Read more at cbssports.com.

Seminoles lead USA Today re-rank

Pirates rated No. 35. Read more at usatoday.com.

Gurley reinstated at Georgia

RB practices for Auburn. Read more at foxsports.com.

Week 12 bowl projections

Sporting News pencils ECU, BYU into Miami Beach Bowl. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Duke guard surprised with award

Tomlinson involved in community. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Cardinals lose quarterback for season

Carson Palmer tore ACL in Sunday win over St. Louis. Read more at msn.com.

ALS claims former Minnesota Vikings safety

Orlando Thomas led NFL in interceptions as a rookie. Read more at yahoo.com.

Eye condition limiting Leonard

NBA finals MVP struggling during recovery. Read more at foxsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

MONDAY, NOV. 10, 2014

Irish, Sooners tumble in rankings

TCU surges in coaches poll. Read more at usatoday.com.

Baylor, Buckeyes, Sun Devils climb

Mississippi State still atop AP poll. Read more at cbssports.com.

Are Buckeyes best?

Ohio State bounces back. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Carnegie haul dumps UConn

Army wins in Bronx. Read more at nytimes.com.

Jets stun Steelers

Turnovers produce unforeseen outcome. Read more at espn.com.

Vick runs into NFL history books

Former VPI star tops 6,000 career rushing yards in win over Steelers. Read more at philly.com.

Steelers 'dirty play' steams Jets

Pittsburgh safety's aggressive ploy ends in unceremonious flip. Read more at usatoday.com.

Romo returns to lead Cowboys

Dallas prevails in London. Read more at foxsports.com.

Lakers finally get first win

Hornets go down as Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin each score 21. Read more at latimes.com.

Chase Elliot takes Nationwide title

18-year-old son of Bill Elliot makes NASCAR national series history. Read more at nascar.com.

Time catches up with Hopkins

Kovalev takes belt on unanimous decision. Read more at yahoo.com.

Will Hopkins call it quits?

49-year-old considering options after pounding by Russian Kovalev. Read more at philly.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SUNDAY, NOV. 9, 2014

N.C. high school football playoffs set

First-round games are Friday. Read more at highschoolot.com.

Knight passes on return to Indiana

Guyton pleaded for coach to attend his hall induction. Read more at yahoo.com.

Southern Miss basketball under investigation

Probe looking at financial assistance for ineligible player. Read more at usatoday.com.

Baylor blasts Oklahoma

Petty was ready. Read more at espn.com.

Northwestern's Navy Seal sees game action

Navy permits walk-on Tom Hruby to take the field against Michigan. Read more at chicagotribune.com.

Gator takes Greyhound back to Gainesville

Defensive tackle Leon Orr hops on the bus after learning he was not starting at Vandy. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Former UNC gridder files suit against alma mater

Sham classes basis for contention. Read more at yahoo.com.

Court orders NCAA to cough up Penn State e-mails

Legal pressure mounts on NCAA in aftermath of harsh penalties imposed on PSU. Read more at msn.com.

Report: WFU bans playing of alma mater after games

Sources: Band instructed to stop performing "Dear Old Wake Forest" at end of athletic contests. Read more at bloggersodear.com.

Shanahan interested in Florida, Michigan jobs?

Report: Two-time Super Bowl champ would consider either job if it becomes available. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Nash chronicles back problems

Injured Lakers point guard out for season. Read more at cbssports.com.

MLB announces comeback awards

McGehee, Young honored. Read more at foxsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SATURDAY, NOV. 8, 2014

Kurt Busch accused of assault

Incident involved NASCAR driver, former girlfriend. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Winston's lawyer pushing for delay

FSU QB facing charges of violations in student conduct code. Read more at espn.com.

UAB launches probe into gambling claims

Report: Investigation centers on alleged point-shaving scheme involving Blazers player Chris Rabb and Florida State QB Jameis Winston. Read more at tmz.com.

Mike the Tiger a no-show at LSU games

Handlers can't get him to go. Read more at usatoday.com.

Notre Dame safety cleared to play

Hardy returned to practice two weeks ago. Read more at foxsports.com.

Raiders mulling move

San Antonio appears unlikely destination. Read more at cbssports.com.

Cardinals sign Palmer to extension

Arizona puts 34-year-old QB under contract throught 2017. Read more at msn.com.

Barkley on hunger strike?

Round mound of rebound says he'll abstain until Lakers win. Read more at yahoo.com.

College basketball the best minor league

2015 models lined up and ready to go. Read more at sportingnews.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014

Ruth reaped bonuses for home runs

Sultan of Swat established pattern for rewarding performance. Read more at yahoo.com.

Rays sort through managerial possibilities

Silverman has list of candidates. Read more at foxsports.com.

Rivers livid with Clippers

Club coasting against weaker teams. Read more at cbssports.com.

NFL announces London games

Dolphins-Jets leads off 2015 overseas schedule. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Cavs' struggles lead to words

James missing in action at Portland. Read more at espn.com.

PA governor: JoePa wrongly fired

PSU trustee Anthony Lubrano counters that outgoing governor Tom Corbett "made the charge to fire Paterno." Read more at espn.com.

Arizona knocking on door

Wildcats just missed Final Four last season. Read more at usatoday.com.

Gordie Howe making progress

86-year-old hockey legend convalescing after a serious stroke. Read more at usatoday.com.

Lefty's house for sale for $6 million

Mickelson moving to bigger digs. Read more at foxsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

THURSDAY, NOV. 6, 2014

Lattimore's retirement announced

Back had knee problems as Gamecock. Read more at espn.com.

Ole ball coach guarantees Lattimore a job

Steve Spurrier commits South Carolina to finding a position for former Gamecock running back. Read more at foxsports.com.

Texas DC calls alternative uniforms "clown suits"

Bedford insists Longhorns will stay old school if he has a say. Read more at collegespun.com.

Coach makes players hold hands as punishment

Curtis Johnson issues discipline Tulane-style to tackles Sean Donnelly, Tanzel Smart for fighting. Read more at washingtonpost.com.

A-Rod allegedly admitted steroid use

Lawyer says statement made to DEA. Read more at yahoo.com.

NCAA was uncertain of jurisdiction in Penn State case

Emails show governing body's reservations on sanctions. Read more at cbssports.com.

Obama responds to Jordan

Banter relates to golf games. Read more at usatoday.com.

Texans turning page at quarterback

Mallett moving into starting role. Read more at foxsports.com.

Duke avoiding mistakes

Blue Devils making climb in division. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

From Grambling State to Kentucky

One take on how 2014-15 college hoops will play out. Read more at si.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5, 2014

High school football film trading has evolved

Long drives replaced by Internet exchanges. Read more at star-telegram.com.

Griner OK after knife attack in China

Assailant captured after dealing women's hoop star an elbow cut. Read more at cbssports.com.

Coach K talks military strategy

Duke coach questions Obama's approach. Read more at usatoday.com.

Mississippi State still leads playoff rankings

Florida State, Auburn, Oregon next in line. Read more at collegefootballplayoff.com.

Steve Spurrier evokes Taylor Swift

Ole ball coach wants his team to "shake it off." Read more at yardbarker.com.

One snap and holder becomes legend

Walk-on McNeely joins Gator lore after key TD in Georgia game. Read more at foxsports.com.

Ohio State, Meyer focus on Michigan State

Spartans denied Buckeyes Big Ten title in 2013. Read more at yahoo.com.

Peterson pleads no contest

Running back receives fine, community service. Read more at espn.com.

Hardy's trial postponed

Panthers DE won't be in court until 2015. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Sandoval heads for free agency

Third baseman passes on Giants' qualifying offer. Read more at foxsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

TUESDAY, NOV. 4, 2014

Twins turn to native son Molitor

Three-year contract reported. Read more at foxsports.com.

Cubs, Maddon make it official

Former Rays skipper gets five-year deal. Read more at yahoo.com.

Nets' Prokhorov torches Jason Kidd

“Don’t let the door hit you where the good Lord split you," NBA team's Russian owner says of departed coach. Read more at nypost.com.

Peyton says he stunk

Broncos beaten decisively by Patriots. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Big Ten fines Terps

Receiver Diggs gets suspension. Read more at cbssports.com.

Florida State leads USA Today rerank

Pirates drop 10 spots to No. 34. Read more at usatoday.com.

Miami Hurricanes deploy drones at practice

Game-changing video helps prepare quarterbacks. Read more at nola.com.

UNC RB Morris suspended for Pitt game

DWI arrest led to disciplinary action. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Duke freshman on AP All-America unit

Expectations are high for Okafor. Read more at espn.com.

AAC basketball preview

Four teams could be ready for primetime. Read more/view slide show at bleacherreport.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

MONDAY, NOV. 3, 2014

Jimmie Johnson wins again at Texas

Gordon upset with Kesolowski. Read more at cbssports.com.

Cards top Cowboys

Arizona moves to 7-1. Read more at espn.com.

Alex Smith leads Chiefs

Jets drop eighth straight. Read more at yahoo.com.

Brady outduels Manning

New England QB passes for four TDs in 43-21 rout of Broncos. Read more at ap.org.

A tough day for the Redskins

Team deals with bus crashes and protesters before losing to Vikings. Read more at npr.org.

Red Sox eye player market

Free agency begins Tuesday. Read more at bostonglobe.com.

Kings come back against Clippers

Loss is first for Ballmer's boys. Read more at usatoday.com.

Auburn climbs to No. 3

Abundance of showdowns will impact AP rankings. Read more at foxsports.com.

Spurrier cuts it short

Gamecocks QB takes questions. Read more at foxsports.com.

Missouri Valley flying high

Football Championship Subdivision league boasts 7 top 25 teams. Read more at stltoday.com.

Wozniaki runs well in NYC marathon

Tennis chum Serena Williams meets her at finish. Read more at nbcsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SUNDAY, NOV. 2, 2014

Gators chomp Georgia

Running game results in rout. Read more at espn.com.

TCU nips West Virginia

Frogs prevail on closing kick. Read more at cbssports.com.

Campbell loses lead

Stetson rallies behind QB Tentler. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Aggies suspend QB Hill

Action precedes end to three-game slide. Read more at yahoo.com.

Duke (Miami RB) beats Carolina

Read more at stateoftheu.com.

Nittany Lions throwing eggs

Four cited, Franklin says matter will be addressed. Read more at foxsports.com.

Kyle Busch seeks trifecta

Drive has chance for Texas sweep today. sportingnews.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...

SATURDAY, NOV. 1, 2014

Giants celebrate with rainy parade

Frisco fans welcome World Series champs. Read more at yahoo.com.

Cubs turn to Maddon

Former Rays skipper to be introduced Monday. Read more at espn.com.

Munchie chomps down on Tulane

Cincy backup Legaux delivers after subbing for injured QB Keil. Read more at usatoday.com.

TCU, WVU have everybody's attention now

Up-and-coming Big 12 powerhouses collide head-on today. Read more at msn.com.

Kentucky extends Stoops' contract

Football coach's new deal worth $21.75 million through 2019 season. Read more at msn.com.

Michigan AD resigns

Hackett to serve in interim. Read more at cbssports.com.

UNC whistleblower owed apology

Faculty speaks out on academic fraud. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Kentucky tops hoops poll

Defending champion UConn rated No. 17. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Duke adapting to one-and-done system

Talented freshmen expected to move on to NBA. Read more at usatoday.com.

Ex-band member convicted in hazing death

Dante Martin guilty in Florida A&M incident the killed drum major. Read more at foxnews.com.

Chicago marathon champ fails test

Results indicate doping. Read more at foxsports.com.

For a more extensive compilation of headlines from ECU and beyond, visit Greg Vacek's Web Headlines Roundup...


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