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NUGGETS & BRIEFS FOR SEPTEMBER 2014
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MOST RECENTLY UPDATED FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 21, 2014

Tide tops Gators

Sims, Cooper lead the way. Read more at espn.com.

Mississippi State shocks LSU

Bulldogs hold off frantic comeback attempt by No. 8 Tigers. Read more at nydailynews.com.

Winston watches as FSU survives in OT

Clemson miscues aid Seminoles' cause. Read more at abcnews.com.

Texas A&M wins big

Struggles continue for SMU. Read more at yahoo.com.

Pirates overwhelm Tar Heels

Fourth straight win for ECU over an ACC team. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Spartans outscore ECU

Michigan State bounces back with 73 points. Read more at foxsports.com.

Hokies can't hold on

Yellow Jackets use closing field goal for 27-24 triumph. Read more at roanoke.com.

Hoosiers stun Missouri

Roberts' late score provides 31-27 victory. Read more at cbssports.com.

Badgers run past Bowling Green

Gordon gains 253 yards. Read more at usatoday.com.

BYU keeps rolling with win over UVa

QB Taysom Hill shines as No. 21 Cougars stay unbeaten. Read more at foxnews.com.

Houston routs UNLV

Cougars pull away in second half. Read more at reviewjournal.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPT. 20, 2014

FSU extends Winston's suspension

Maguire to start at QB against Clemson as Heisman winner sits full game. Read more at nytimes.com.

Kansas State coach says Auburn knew signals

Wildcats make adjustments at halftime of loss. Read more at espn.com.

Julie Hermann's mouth causes more trouble

Rutgers AD made insensitive reference about Sandusky scandal in staff meeting. Read more at usatoday.com.

ECU continues to find success against tough foes

Pirates positioned to become significant player in post-BCS world. Read more at foxsports.com.

USF sloshes past UConn

Win is Bulls' first against a Division I-A foe in 11 months. Read more at tampabay.com.

Harvard Crimson run wild

Running back Andrew Casten rushes for 153 yards in 41-18 rout of Holy Cross. Read more at bostonherald.com.

Kershaw picks up 20th win

Ellis has pair of two-run homers as Dodgers bury Cubs 14-5. Read more at apnewsarchive.com.

MLB meets with players union

Domestic violence guidelines discussed. Read more at foxsports.com.

Goodell addresses issues

NFL commissioner plans new policies regarding off field behavior. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Trump says he inflated price of Bills

Pegula paying $1.4 billion for NFL franchise. Read more at cbssports.com.

Raven retires to donate kidney

Recipient is younger brother, former Steeler. Read more at usatoday.com.

Rare Super Bowl rematch on tap

Retooled Broncos visit Seattle. Read more at si.com.

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

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19, 2014

R&A approves female members

Vote gets 85 percent in favor. Read more at yahoo.com.

Jeter begins final home stand with homer

Retiring captain's sixth-inning blast helps Yankees edge Toronto, 3-2. Read more at apnewsarchive.com.

Former Rangers manager owns up to affair

Washington reveals why he stepped down. Read more at usatoday.com.

Selig not dealing with Mets issues

Departing commissioner refrains from addressing problems with Wilpon's franchise. Read more at si.com.

U.S. Senators threaten Redskins' tax status

Democrats Harry Reid, Maria Cantwell and Tim Johnson roll out bill to revoke team's tax exemption if it doesn't change nickname. Read more at usatoday.com.

More NFL domestic violence

Cards RB Dwyer head-butted wife. Read more at foxsports.com.

Auburn finds a way to beat Kansas State

Bill Snyder's Wildcats give visiting Tigers a scare. Read more at abcnews.com.

Pirates have streak against ACC

Three previous wins against power conference have been on road. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Red Raiders dismiss defensive coordinator

Wallerstedt under influence of unknown substance on campus. Read more at espn.com.

Coach K taken to task as Team USA coach

Blue Devils boss responds by saying role takes away from recruiting time for Duke. Read more at cbssports.com.

RIP Suffolk Downs

Vintage horse racing track goes down for the count. Read more at ajerseyguy.com.

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

THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, 2014

Umpire Joe West suspended one game

Greenville product's incident with Papelbon results in action. Read more at cbssports.com.

Nike suspends deal with Peterson

Allegations of child abuse prompt decision. Read more at yahoo.com.

Panthers deactivate Hardy

Defensive end to go on commissioner's exempt list. Read more at si.com.

Texas, Michigan set gridiron matchups

Powers to collide in 2024, 2027. Read more at espn.com.

Longhorn QB gives up football

Lingering concussion symptoms prompt decision by David Ash. Read more at mysanantonio.com.

Winston to sit first half against Tigers

Noles QB: 'Got to tone it down.' Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

One early forecast has ECU facing Vols

Birmingham Bowl on Jan. 3 projected as Pirates' postseason destination. Read more at usatoday.com.

Rory wins awards

Stroke average best on tour. Read more at foxsports.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2014

Pirates No. 25

SI.com power rankings credit ECU. Read more at si.com.

QB Olsen leaves Miami

Departure follows DUI arrest. Read more at yahoo.com.

Southern U. paying for past transgressions

Evolving academic certification issues deplete Jaguars roster. Read more at nola.com.

Steve Spurrier's best sideline tantrums

Ol' ball coach demonstrates flexibility in choosing objects to hurl. Read more and view videos at lostlettermen.com.

Video of "Fainting Goat" play goes viral

Arkansas State receiver plays dead but doesn't fool Miami. Read more and view videos at tampabay.com.

Report: NFL tells RG3 to flip 'Jesus' shirt

Newspaper reporter tweets than injured Redskins QB was told to turn shirt inside outside at press conference because it was not a Nike product. Read more at foxnews.com.

Vikings reverse field on Peterson

Star running back barred from team activities until child abuse case is settled. Read more at foxnews.com.

Brewer comes down on NFL

Big financial supporter expresses displeasure with handling of off-field situations. Read more at espn.com.

Minnesota governor weighs in on Peterson

Dayton says running back should be suspended. Read more at cbssports.com.

Orioles' Davis helps trapped motorist

Suspended slugger first on scene. Read more at usatoday.com.

Braves announce naming rights for new stadium

Suburban facility scheduled to open in 2017. Read more at foxsports.com.

Grand jury will consider Stewart evidence

Driver remains cooperative. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

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

TUESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2014

RG3 hopes to be back in 2014

Ankle dislocated, not fractured. Read more at cbssports.com.

Peterson to return for Vikings

Running back sat out last week after using tree branch for switch. Read more at foxsports.com.

Moreno to miss a month

Dolphins resign Thomas. Read more at yahoo.com.

Hardy's status uncertain for Steelers

Defensive end still involved with Panthers. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Broncos fans petition to get Simms off their games

Petition asks CBS to yank former NFL QB from broadcasting booth for Denver games. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Rutgers AD apologizes

Fan behavior for Penn State referred to Sandusky abuse. Read more at espn.com.

Pirates jump in USA Today rankings

Topping Hokies keys rise to No. 30. Read more at usatoday.com.

Waitress: Mayweather party left no tip

Hard Rock Hotel server says boxer and his entourage stiffed her after $25K party. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Woods laughs off Rory's comments

Youngster talked about Tiger, Phil aging. Read more at golf.com.

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

MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014

USA good as gold

Serbia falls in FIBA World Cup final. Read more at espn.com.

Shark narrowly avoids serious injury

Norman recovering from chain saw cut. Read more at espn.com.

Redskins lose RG III, then win with backup

Cousins helps thrash Jags after franchise QB goes down. Read more at washingtonpost.com.

Panthers take division lead

Newton, defense lead win over Lions. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Seahawks vaunted defense tastes failure

Chargers QB Philip Rivers engineers 30-21 win at Qualcomm. Read more at seattletimes.com.

Browns win first home game

Field goal drops Saints to 0-2. Read more at cbssports.com.

Patriots bounce back

Vikes throw four picks. Read more at foxsports.com.

Cowboys whip Titans

Murray leads Dallas on ground. Read more at yahoo.com.

Big upsets mark college football weekend

Virginia Tech, Southern Cal brought down to earth by ECU, BC. Read more at kansascity.com.

Upsets impact polls

ECU getting votes. Read more at cbssports.com.

Perfect Irish still have flaws

Mistakes and injuries concern Coach Brian Kelly. Read more at timesunion.com.

Trojans resort to self-scrutiny

Bye week will not be an off week after upset loss at Boston College. Read more at latimes.com.

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

SUNDAY, SEPT. 14, 2014

Rory positions for $10 million bid

Tied with Horschel going into final round. Read more at espn.com.

Dan Snyder supports Goodell

Redskins owner backs NFL commissioner after tough week. Read more at usatoday.com.

Trout hammers two homers in win

Former ECU recruit also doubles and has 3 RBIs to lead Angels over Astros. Read more at pressofatlanticcity.com.

French capture bronze medal

Lithuania edged, 95-93. Read more at foxsports.com.

Pirates face challenge of handling success

No. 17 Hokies fall after beating Ohio State. Read more at sportingnews.com.

No. 22 Buckeyes bounce back

Kent State trounced. Read more at cbssports.com.

No. 2 Oregon downs Wyoming

Mariota exceeds 7,000 yards. Read more at yahoo.com.

No. 12 UCLA survives Texas

Backup QB Jerry Neuheisel, son of former Bruins coach, sparks team after starter Brett Hundley injured. Read more at abcnews.com.

BC stuns No. 9 Trojans

QB Tyler Murphy engineers Eagles' first win over a top 10 opponent since 1994. Read more at bostonglobe.com.

Cavs take down No. 21 Cards

Virginia rallies to top new ACC members. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPT. 13, 2014

Maidana gets another shot at Mayweather

Rematch set for tonight. Read more at usatoday.com.

Stanton doing better after beaning

Marlins don't anticipate that surgery will be needed. Read more at cbssports.com.

Orioles' Davis suspended 25 games

Slugger tested positive for amphetamine use. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Danny Ferry takes leave of absence

Hawks GM gets away after email causes stir. Read more at espn.com.

Peyton's return was more improbable than inevitable

Fourth neck surgery in 2012 led to dramatic family meeting. Read more at miamiherald.com.

Bearcats rout Toledo in Kiel debut

Notre Dame transfer throws for 6 TDs as Cincy rockets out of the gates. Read more at ksl.com.

From Texas Tech to Virginia Tech

QB Brewer off to fast start, faces ECU today. Read more at si.com.

UCLA takes on Texas

Longhorns' defensive line bigger than Bruins have faced. Read more at foxsports.com.

Coach moves game for daughter's wedding

Wagner advances matchup with Monmouth to today to keep peace in Coach Walt Hameline's family. Read more at foxnews.com.

Horschel continues 60s cruise

Paired with Rory today. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, 2014

Team USA recovers to rout Lithuania

Gold medal game is Sunday. Read more at cbssports.com.

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Sentencing awaits after killing ruled not premeditated. Read more at foxnews.com.

Investigation of Stewart crash complete

D.A. will announce next week whether charges will be filed in fatal racetrack incident. Read more at blackburnnews.com.

Dale Jr. freaked out before Kimmel appearance

North Carolina NASCAR driver had fun after initial unease. Read more at usatoday.com.

Tim Tebow joins 'Good Morning America'

Former NFL quarterback expands his television presence. Read more at hollywoodreporter.com.

20-cent tip creates reaction

Eagles' McCoy explains. Read more at espn.com.

Reds slow Cards' run

Cincy's 1-0 win is third straight loss for St. Louis. Read more at foxsports.com.

Benches clear in Brewers' win

Fastball to face of Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton set stage for wild kerfuffle. Read more at jsonline.com.

UNC-CH student attorney general considering charges

Results of university investigation into alleged beating completed. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Wake dismisses two players

Leading returner rusher Gibson, reserve center out for team rule violations. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 2014

Eric Dickerson chides alma mater

Conversation regarding SMU follows Jones' resignation. Read more at espn.com.

Auburn tree poisoner's payments lagging

Updyke has put only $99 on nearly $800,000 fine. Read more at foxsports.com.

Trash talk draws ire of Mark Stoops

Kentucky coach "furious" at RB Jojo Kemp for tweaking Florida. Read more at foxnews.com.

Bart Starr recovering

Former Packers QB, coach had mild stroke last week. Read more at yahoo.com.

Eatery calls out LeSean McCoy for skimpy tip

Burger joint claims Eagles RB tipped 20 cents on a $60 check. Read more at foxnews.com.

USA faces Lithuania in hoops

Coach K speaks on event's magnitude. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Dominique Wilkins interested in Hawks ownership

Business partner, former star could be popular solution. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Miami will bid to keep Stanton

Price tag for Marlins outfielder could be $300 million. Read more at cbssports.com.

Q & A with Jimmie Johnson

NASCAR driver got help from Secret Service on golf course. Read more at usatoday.com.

PGA players share $10 million dreams

Chase for mammoth FedExCup prize stirs golfers' imaginations. Read more at usatoday.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2014

Ferry disciplined for remarks on Deng

Atlanta Hawks GM made comments during free agent process. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

FCC chief opposes NFL blackout rules

Vote on Sept. 30 could affect policy. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Rice's wife has say

She faults media as domestic violence video creates stir. Read more at espn.com.

Sabres owner appears poised to buy Bills

Pegula projects as popular choice. Read more at cbssports.com.

MLB clarifies home plate collision rule

Directive says runner should be out if clearly beaten by throw. Read more at foxnews.com.

Riley could figure in SMU search

Mustangs may go with younger coach. Read more at foxsports.com.

Computers like Ducks

Oregon ahead of Florida State in composite. Read more at usatoday.com.

Wake suspends backup QB

Sousa violated team rules. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

TUESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2014

MLB announces 2015 schedule

World Series could go into November. Read more at espn.com.

NBA nears lucrative media deals

TV packages were priority for new commissioner. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Ravens cut Ray Rice

Running back released following video's emergence. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Cam Newton expected to return

Panthers QB should be good for home opener. Read more at foxsports.com.

June Jones out at SMU

Move come two games after contract extension through 2017. Read more at dallasnews.com.

ECU 48th in re-rank

Oregon No. 2 and gaining on Noles. Read more at usatoday.com.

Concussions force UConn's Coachran to retire

Whitmer, Boyle only scholarship QBs left. Read more at si.com.

Haden receives $25,000 fine

Penalty follows conversation with officials. Read more at espn.com.

Penn State regains bowl eligibility

NCAA makes statement on program's progress. Read more at cbssports.com.

Miami president Shalala announces retirement for 2015

Former Clinton staffer guided university through transition to ACC. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 2014

Yankees honor Jeter

Michael Jordan, Cal Ripken Jr. on hand. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Atlanta Hawks owner selling team

Levenson's racist remarks in email disclosed. Read more at cbssports.com.

Dolphins rally past Patriots

New England scoreless after half. Read more at espn.com.

Falcons open with OT win

Saints can't hold lead. Read more at usatoday.com.

Hokies bound into AP poll at No. 17

Oregon rises to No. 2. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Spurrier happy South Carolina found itself

Tough win over ECU showed ol' ball coach how his team can succeed. Read more at ap.org.

Big Ten takes a tumble

Not so powerful after Saturday's setback. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Nebraska unbeaten but humbled

Close call against McNeese State a wakeup call for Huskers. Read more at ap.org.

Trojans coach regrets calling AD to field

Sarkisian apologizes for summoning Haden from press box for what turned into a confrontation with game officials. Read more at ap.org.

Big 12 suspends replay officials

Discipline levied for failure to review controversial play in Kansas State-Iowa State game. Read more at ap.org.

Auriemma On The Road Again

UConn women's hoops coach taking charge of U.S. national team for another world championship run. Read more at courant.com.

Bryan brothers celebrate 100th win

Doubles title in U.S. Open is 16th major. Read more at foxsports.com.

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

SUNDAY, SEPT. 7, 2014

Tide win shortened

Two quarterbacks productive before lightning halts game. Read more at espn.com.

Huskers survive McNeese State

Abdullah makes decisive play. Read more at cbssports.com.

Irish say so long to Michigan

Notre Dame dominates Wolverines in last game of series. Read more at foxnews.com.

Hokies dance back into national spotlight

Virginia Tech not intimidated by the Horseshoe in win at Ohio State. Read more at espn.com.

Stanford stunned

Southern California impacts early playoff picture. Read more at usatoday.com.

USC AD argues with officials

Pat Haden on playoff committee. Read more at yahoo.com.

Semifinal upsets in U.S. Open

Federer knocked out. Read more at foxsports.com.

Curry leads USA past Mexico

Effort includes six 3-pointers. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Horschel shoots 63 for 3-shot lead

Round concludes with 32-foot birdie putt. Read more at golf.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPT. 6, 2014

Brady returns to Patriots practice

QB expected to play at Miami. Read more at foxsports.com.

NFL has no plans to expand into other days

NFL exec: Playing on Tuesday or Wednesday not in the cards. Read more at usatoday.com.

NBA commish: More legalized sports gambling inevitable

Adam Silver says he has no moral issues with sports betting. Read more at bloomberg.com.

USA hoops meets Mexico

Irving OK after fall. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Washington resigns as Rangers manager

Team official says action is personal but not drug related. Read more at espn.com.

Dodgers' Beckett to miss remainder of season

Injury problems could lead to retirement. Read more at yahoo.com.

Noles make personnel moves

Thomas suspended indefinitely. Read more at cbssports.com.

Raw talent evolves into scoring machine at ECU

Unheralded recruits play big roles for Pirates. Read more at si.com.

Shuai retires, Wozniacki advances

Heat-related illness decides U.S. Open semifinal. Read more at usatoday.com.

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

FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2014

Irish, Buckeyes to battle

Series set for 2022, 2023. Read more at cbssports.com.

FSU conducting investigation of Winston

University officials question accuser. Read more at usatoday.com.

Right tackle leaves Cyclones

Gannon started eight games last season and 2014 opening loss. Read more at yahoo.com.

Player retention woes hamper Hurricanes

Transfers and disciplinary problems deplete Al Golden's early signing classes. Read more at miamiherald.com.

Old-school has its advantages

Preparing for tradition, pro-style attacks becoming more difficult for teams that live and die by the spread. Read more at ap.org.

A-10 Tournament sets sites

Pittsburgh hosting in 2017, then D.C. Read more at si.com.

Bills legend Jim Kelly gets good news

Hall of Fame quarterback declared cancer-free. Read more at nydailynews.com.

Suspended Browns receiver lands job

Gordon hired as salesman by car dealer. Read more at foxsports.com.

Newton questionable for Panthers' opener

Derek Anderson in back-up role. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Harden, Curry lead USA

Americans unbeaten in pool play. Read more at espn.com.

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

THURSDAY, SEPT. 4, 2014

New NFL rules are for the birds

Seahawks defensive about increased scrutiny of defensive contact. Read more at sun-sentinel.com.

Welker suspended for four games

Substance violation apparently took place at Kentucky Derby. Read more at cbssports.com.

BYU knows Texas focused on revenge

Cougars expect Longhorns to be seeking payback for humiliating loss last season. Read more at good4utah.com.

Florida, Idaho cancel postponed opener

Teams to play in 2017; Vandals still set to receive $975,000 for game called Saturday night because of deluge. Read more at foxnews.com.

Early projection has Pirates in Miami Beach

BYU would be bowl foe. Read more at usatoday.com.

Gamecocks to play Heels on Sept. 3 next season

Charlotte game moved from Saturday to Thursday. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Rookie catcher helps Braves get going

Phils fall as Atlanta ends 25-inning scoreless streak. Read more at foxsports.com.

Hibbert helping Hoyas

Pacers center gives $1 million for alma mater's athletic center. Read more at si.com.

Rory cautious about Ryder Cup

Europeans expected to be favored. Read more at espn.com.

Makarova makes semis

Straight set win ends string of quarters losses. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2014

103-year old wants to take on Usain Bolt

Race for the ages will happen in five years if vintage sprinter Hidekichi Miyazaki gets to choose. Read more at nydailynews.com.

USA rolls past New Zealand

Davis scores 21 points. Read more at foxsports.com.

Irsay receives disciplinary measures

Colts owner banned six games, fined $500,000 for DUI. Read more at espn.com.

NCAA hit with another lawsuit

Former Colorado State kicker challenges scholarship limits. Read more at si.com.

Spurrier says Davis likely to play

Gamecocks host East Carolina on Saturday. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Gamecocks remain in polls

Georgia climbs after pulling away from Clemson. Read more at cbssports.com.

ECU No. 50 among 128

Florida State leads USA Today re-ranking. Read more at usatoday.com.

Peng continues U.S. Open roll

She hasn't lost a set entering semis. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014

Maness wins as Cards move into first

Third straight victory good for NL Central lead. Read more at yahoo.com.

Four Phillies combine for no-hitter

Braves fall, 7-0. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Jeter honored with New Yorker cover

Retiring Yankee icon finally on the front of stuffy magazine. Read more at nydailynews.com.

Astros fire manager

Lawless to finish season. Read more at cbssports.com.

Parity takes a hit in NCAA football

Power 5 assertive in opening week. Read more at usatoday.com.

Baylor QB day to day

Petty has two cracks in his back. Read more at foxsports.com.

Texas QB out with concussion, could retire

Longhorns prepare for BYU. Read more at si.com.

Chris Kirk wins Deutsche Bank

Big putts key closing 66. Read more at espn.com.

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

MONDAY, SEPT. 1, 2014

Trout clouts 31st homer

Former ECU recruit drives in 3 runs to help Angels sweep A's. Read more at foxsports.com.

Minor leaguer plays nine positions

Orf shows versatility. Read more at espn.com.

Elway scores bargain bin gold

Cheap deal with Marvin Austin solidified Broncos' defensive front. Read more at durangoherald.com.

USA hoops has to rally

Turkey leads Americans at half. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Wreck knocks Stewart out of race

Driver had been out of action since dirt track fatality. Read more at cbssports.com.

McIlroy surges into contention

Final round of Deutsche Bank scheduled for today. Read more at yahoo.com.

Wozniacki reaches U.S. Open quarters

Sharipova ousted. Read more at si.com.

Tough starts for SEC pair

Vandy, South Carolina dealt one-sided defeats. Read more at usatoday.com.

Baylor opens stadium in style

SMU quarterbacks sacked 8 times in 45-0 rout in new facility. Read more at usatoday.com.

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


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