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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 APRIL 2014
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MOST RECENTLY UPDATED FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014

College sports on verge of change

Emmert feels NCAA can adjust. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Swinney targeted on religion issue

Clemson coach's hire of chaplain creates issue. Read more at espn.com.

Yellow Jacket offense questioned

Triple option seems old school. Read more at sportsonearth.com.

New statue of Paterno planned

Monument to legendary coach will stand outside restaurant. Read more at foxsports.com.

Centenarian ex-Major Leaguer Marrero dies

Cuban right-hander passes in Havana two days before 103rd birthday. Read more at foxnews.com.

Pacers slide has consequences

Reports says Vogel coaching to keep job. Read more at cbssports.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014

Garage sale find revives legend's legacy

Joe Hunt was a tennis star before death in World War II. Read more at usatoday.com.

Wrigley Field at 100: Saturday every day

Storied stadium is one of baseball's ultimate cathedrals. Read more at usatoday.com.

Pujols clouts two homers

Angels slugger reaches 500 milestone in wins over Nats. Read more at espn.com.

Warren Sapp knocks Jadeveon Clowney

Hall of famer says Clowney doesn't play "with his hair on fire." Read more at foxsports.com.

Strong: Texas not a title contender

Blunt talk on Longhorns football coach's 'Comin' on Strong' bus tour. Read more at statesman.com.

Triangle schools will travel to face Cards

ACC releases hoops matchups. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Parker popular pick for top choice

NBA execs asked for No. 1 draft selections. Read more at cbssports.com.

Kentucky freshman one and done

Randle projected to go in top five. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014

Pinehurst hosting two Opens

Men's championship starts June 12. Read more at pga.com.

'Oldest elite runner' wins Boston Marathon

Eritrean-born American Meb Keflezighi relishes victory for his adopted country. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Some records won't be broken

Wilt's 100-point game has stood the test of time. Read more at philly.com.

Knicks dismiss Woodson and staff

New team president Phil Jackson says firing is effective immediately. Read more at knicksnow.com.

Alabama hits jackpot on multimedia deal

Agreement with Learfield Sports worth at least $150 million over 10 years. Read more at sportsbusinessdaily.com.

Bo knows about challenges facing Jameis Winson

Former two-sport star has advice for FSU football and baseball phenom. Read more at al.com.

Peach a part of bowl's name again

Atlanta-based event seeking to be part of championship rotation. Read more at foxsports.com.

Title was costly for Noles

West coast trip created sizeable loss. Read more at espn.com.

Obi transferring from Rice to Duke

Led Conference USA in rebounding as freshman. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014

Vols focusing on La. Tech coach

Former Ole Miss player is son of Duke AD. Read more at cbssports.com.

Baylor gets early bulletin board material

Texas player calls Bears football team "trash." Read more at dallasnews.com.

NBA says Warriors-Clippers refs missed late foul

Chris Paul should have gotten free throws. Read more at espn.com.

Shooter emerges for Heat

Bobcats lose opener to late Miami push. Read more at usatoday.com.

Flashback: The day a CFL club outspent Jerry Jones

23 years ago, the Toronto Argonauts outbid Dallas for Raghib “Rocket” Ismail. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Former Gamecock Lattimore healthy and ready

49ers back completes long recovery from injury that ended college career. Read more at csnbayarea.com.

Squirrel hogs camera in Major League game

Photogenic rodent has his way for two inning in Rockies' win over Philly. Read more at foxsports.com.

Kuchar wins at Hilton Head

RBC Heritage comeback includes chip-in. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter succumbs

Boxer was exonerated in 1966 murders. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014

Nats' Bryce Harper benched by Williams

Issue is failing to run out ground ball to the pitcher. Read more at usatoday.com.

Mike Trout earns golden sombrero

Former ECU recruit whiffs four times in loss to Tigers. Read more at nbcsports.com.

QBs struggle at Alabama spring game

Defense provides highlights for Crimson Tide. Read more at espn.com.

Saban rebuffs NFL investigation

Tide coach denies Manning, Gase held improper meeting on 'Bama campus. Read more at denverpost.com.

Warren Moon has advice for Johnny Football

Former pro quarterback says Manziel must learn to operate from the pocket and avoid seeking contact. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Arkansas State's 'Coach for a Day' claims spring game win

Tech company CEO Nick Bhardwaj makes the most of auction success. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Coach K adjusts staff following Wojo's exit

Capel, Scheyer promoted. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Clippers clipped in playoff opener

Lee has double-double for Warriors. Read more at yahoo.com.

Luke Donald leads Heritage

Can he close this time? Read more at cbssports.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014

Pitch count shelves Harang's no-hitter

Two Atlanta relievers preserve shutout of Mets. Read more at foxnews.com.

Soccer player allergic to own sweat

Toledo's Caitlin McComish turns to Cleveland Clinic for help. Read more at abcnews.com.

Golfer jumps in lake to escape hornets

Pablo Larrazabal  stung more than 20 times before diving in. Read more at yahoo.com.

Nike rocked by inside theft scheme

Hundreds of pairs of rare sneaker prototypes stolen. Read more at thesmokinggun.com.

Secret Service threatened to take out Mets mascot

Former "Mr. Met" A.J. Mass tells of episode in new book. Read more at nbcsports.com.

ESPN still dominating the competition

Cable sports network raking in billions for parent company Disney. Read more at nytimes.com.

NCAA may modify hardship transfer rules

Panel recommends new approach for cases involving "difficult life or family circumstances." Read more at usatoday.com.

Big Ten's name won't change no matter what

Commissioner says league will keep name even if it adds more teams. Read more at yahoo.com.

Chick-fil-A Bowl restoring "Peach" to its name

Decision stems from stipulations that accompanied bowl's inclusion in college football playoff rotation. Read more at ajc.com.

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014

From Missouri to Tulsa?

Haith leaves power conference for AAC program. Read more at espn.com.

Parker enjoyed Duke but it's time to move on

Freshman All American headed to NBA. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

DeShields departing Chapel Hill

Tweet says she's seeking peace. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Red Raiders quarterback ranks dwindle to one

Coach Kliff Kingsbury considered playing in Texas Tech spring game. Read more at cbssports.com.

Franklin staying on the job at Penn State

New coach has been sleeping in his office. Read more at usatoday.com.

C.J. disputes report of arthritis in knee

Former ECU star passes physical, knocks down ESPN account. Read more at nbcsports.com.

49ers halt negotiations with Kaepernick

Contract talks in limbo amid police investigation of alleged incident with woman. Read more at foxsports.com.

Donovan McNabb jailed for a day

Former NFL QB incarcerated in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Maricopa County lockup for DUI. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Mayweather no match for UFC women's champ?

UFC commentator Joe Rogan contends Ronda Rousey would prevail in an MMA match. Read more at inquisitr.com.

Document shows ancient wrestling was fixed

Price of a donkey bought outcome of match in 267 AD. Read more at foxnews.com.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

It's the Jets for Johnson

Two-year deal worth up to $9 million. Read more at espn.com.

"Hefty Lefty" gives thumbs up to new NCAA food rule

Mammoth former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen tweets approval of unlimited meals and snacks. Read more at foxsports.com.

"Tom Brady Rule" coming to college football

Hitting the passer at or below the knee will draw 15-yard penalty. Read more at cbssports.com.

James Madison picks FCS over Sunbelt

Dukes pass on opportunity to join FBS conference. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Chad Kelly apologizes

Quarterback was dismissed at Clemson. Read more at yahoo.com.

N.C. State announces third Hall of Fame class

Three to be inducted posthumously. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Arizona duo declares for NBA draft

Nick Johnson bypassing senior year. Read more at usatoday.com.

Milwaukee Bucks sold to hedge fund group

Price tag is $550 million. Read more at cbssports.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014

CJ visits Jets, takes in Knicks-Nets

Former ECU back exploring options of free agent status. Read more at nbcports.com.

When the Titans became the Jets

Fifty-one years ago, New York's AFL franchise unveiled its new name. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Bills could become a Trump property

Price tag would approach $1 billion. Read more at usatoday.com.

Release of NFL schedule pending

Source: Slate won't be announced this week but league may take off the wraps April 22. Read more at nbcsports.com.

AAC to battle Sun Belt

Cure Bowl to be contested in Orlando. Read more at espn.com.

Too many bowl games

Blaudschun: Postseason bids are no longer a reward for a season well done. Read more at ajerseyguy.com.

Two Gamecock draft prospects in hot water?

Report: CB Victor Hampton, DT Kelcy Quarles wanted for questioning by NYPD in connection with night club incident. Read more at tmz.com.

NCAA gives athletes keys to the pantry

All Division I players, including walk-ons, to be allowed unlimited meals and snacks. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Smell like a Longhorn

University of Texas has its own men's and women's fragrances. Read more at newsok.com.

"Freedom From Religion" group targets Tigers

Letter of complaint contends Clemson too religious. Read more at lostlettermen.com.

Technology guru buys coaching job

Mobile games developer Nick Bhardwaj wins auction to coach Arkansas State spring game. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Pinehurst No. 2 goes retro

Course seeks to recreate original design. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Jeff Gordon's six-year old born to race

Like father, like daughter. Read more and view pictures at nbcsports.com.

Benches clear in Nationals-Marlins game

Washington hitter Ian Desmond riled up after close shave on inside pitch. Read more at adn.com.

Pacers take East's top playoff seed

Heat falls to Wizards. Read more at yahoo.com.

Boston marks marathon bombing anniversary

Survivors, first responders, family members come together on date of marathon attack. Read more at foxsports.com.

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014

Michael Phelps swimming again

Could add to 22 Olympic medals in Rio. Read more at espn.com.

Red Sox skipper questions replay rulings

La Russa says time needed to let system work. Read more at cbssports.com.

Celts, Knicks, Lakers will miss playoffs

Big three haven't all missed postseason in decades. Read more at usatoday.com.

Clemson dismisses QB Kelly

Sideline argument in spring game triggers ouster. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Parker meeting with Coach K today

Announcement about future plans expected Wednesday. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

Bubba dons green jacket again

2012 winner holds off youngsters on back nine. Read more at foxsports.com.

Titans QB caught off guard by C.J. release

Jake Locker wasn't expecting to play without former ECU star Chris Johnson this year. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Anonymous exec berates Clowney

Could criticism be ruse to diminish his draft stock? Read more at cbssports.com.

49ers linebacker detained at LAX

Report: Aldon Smith taken into custody after becoming belligerent and mentioning bomb. Read more at csnbayarea.com.

Chargers icon Kellen Winslow embraces new career

Former NFL tight end relishes new role as Florida A&M AD. Read more at utsandiego.com.

Wizards inks deal with 10-year-old cancer survivor

NBA team makes girl's dream come true by signing her to one-day contract. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Pacers overcome Durant, Thunder

Win could enhance playoff seeding. Read more at espn.com.

Incoming Dukies power Team USA

Faster tempo a factor in outcome. Read more at usatoday.com.

Duke comes back to top Pack

Blue Devils walk off with 11-10 win. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 2014

Owls may consider on-campus stadium

Doubling of Lincoln Field rent after current lease expires prompts Temple to consider alternatives. Read more at philly.com.

Youngster battles veterans for Green Jacket

Twenty-year-old Jordan Speith tied for lead with Bubba Watson after 54 holes. Read more at golfchannel.com.

Big jump in Masters purse

Champ to receive $1.62 million, total payout increases to $9 million. Read more at nbcsports.com.

A big league pitcher's guide to doctoring a baseball

Former Padres, Blue Jays hurler Dirk Hayhurst pens article dishing the dirt. Read more at deadspin.com.

NBA to look at changing playoff format

Goal would be to make sure league's best teams are included. Read more at expressnews.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014

Noles unveil new wardrobe

Defending national champs will be fashionable in Nike duds. Read more at usatoday.com.

Fans come out for NCAA Tournament

2014 event set records for attendance, ratings. Read more at yahoo.com.

Judge gives green light to O'Bannon suit

Way cleared for federal jury trial over compensation limits for NCAA athletes. Read more at usatoday.com.

Wonderlic test scores leaked for NFL draft prospects

Manziel, Bortles perform well but are eclipsed by Cornell QB Jeff Matthews. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Radio broadcaster throws batting practice to Astros

Former MLB pitcher Steve Sparks preps Houston batters for R.A. Dickey's knuckleball. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Bubba leads by three strokes after 36 holes

Former Masters champ shoots 68. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Mickelson misses cut

Second-round 73 sends Lefty away. Read more at cbssports.com.

Suns lose 21-point lead

Spurs come back as Green scores 33. Read more at espn.com.

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

MOST RECENTLY UPDATED FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014

SEC, Slive prospering

League revenue up $41 million. Read more at usatoday.com.

Blue Devils QB transferring closer to home

Mother's illness leads to departure. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Calipari criticizes NCAA

New book is Kentucky coach's soap box. Read more at espn.com.

New rules on table in college basketball

Shorter shot clock, fewer timeouts among items for consideration. Read more at yahoo.com.

Tarkanian hospitalized with breathing problems

Former UNLV coach sedated while doctors diagnose ailments. Read more at espn.com.

Buffalo Bills on the move?

Niagara Falls under consideration by stadium task force. Read more at yahoo.com.

Bon Jovi interested in buying Bills

Rock star heads group intent on owning an NFL team. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Miami police checking on Kaepernick

Details of sexual incident sketchy. Read more at cbssports.com.

Bill Haas sets pace in Masters

Son of Jay Haas leads Scott, Watson, Oosthuizen by one. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014

Silver says NBA may subsidize college players

League commissioner says issue involves several parties. Read more at espn.com.

Hamilton to miss six to eight weeks

Thumb surgery sidelines Angels slugger. Read more at cbssports.com.

Hank Aaron attacks Republicans

Baseball hall of famer compares opponents of President Obama to KKK. Read more at cbslocal.com.

Masters champs get Aussie cuisine

2013 winner Adam Scott serves 'bugs,' actually lobster. Read more at usatoday.com.

Lefty loses $1 bet to Masters patron

Mickelson misses seven-footer for up and down. Read more at yahoo.com.

Columnist lobbies for UConn to ACC or Big Ten

Blaudschun: Epicenter of college basketball world is Storrs, CT. Read more at ajerseyguy.com.

Three Terps transferring

Cleare, Faust, Peters are moving on. Read more at si.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014

UConn's title a feather in AAC's cap

Commissioner Aresco enjoys the moment. Read more at usatoday.com.

D'Antoni addresses Calipari rumor

Tweet may have been a distraction for Wildcats. Read more at espn.com.

Warren makes departure from Pack official

ACC Player of Year declares for NBA. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Hermann desires demise of Star-Ledger?

Report: Rutgers AD opines to students about Newark newspaper. Read more at ajerseyguy.com.

Dumars reportedly will resign

Moves as Pistons GM have not produced. Read more at yahoo.com.

Pairings set for Masters

Cink, Clark lead off at 7:45 a.m. Thursday. Read more at cbsports.com.

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014

Huskies rule as Napier turns in masterpiece

UConn never trails in capturing improbable championship. Read more at ap.org.

MVP taunts NCAA after UConn takes title

Final Four's Most Outstanding Player slams team's postseason ban last season. Read more at cbsports.com.

Couches afire in Lexington after loss

Fans, furniture take Kentucky's championship game defeat hard. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Huskies player talks about going hungry

UConn star Shabazz Napier's comments came in wake of Northwestern football players' move to unionize. Read more at huffingtonpost.com.

FAU hires Curry

NBA vet talks championships. Read more at yahoo.com.

NBA draft is Smart move

Cowboys star exits after tumultuous sophomore season. Read more at espn.com.

First NBA season has been a struggle for Stevens

Former Butler coach making notes on rebuilding process. Read more at usatoday.com.

Aaron set to savor momentous moment

40th anniversary of slugger's 715th homer to be celebrated before Braves' home opener. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Masters field has NC talent

Former champ O'Meara was born in Goldsboro. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Logano wins Duck Commander 500

Final-lap pass yields checkered flag. Read more at cbssports.com.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014

Title game could hinge on guard play

Napier has learned to deal with tournament pressure. Read more at usatoday.com.

Cauley-Stein not expected to play in NCAA championship

Ankle injury still plaguing Kentucky seven-footer. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

One-and-done system roundly criticized

College a pretense for some aspiring pros. Read more at yahoo.com.

NCAA stratification could become more pronounced

BCS schools may form their own governing unit. Read more at cbssports.com.

Chips are down, Jones chips in

Kuchar stunned in Houston Open playoff. Read more at espn.com.

Cops, firemen brawl at charity hockey game

Black eyes and bruises abound after bench-clearing fight. Read more at nypost.com.

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014

UConn shocks No. 1 Florida

Huskies end Gators' 30-game winning streak to advance to national championship game. Read more at courant.com.

Harrison lifts Kentucky over Badgers

Clutch three with 5.7 seconds left sets up title clash with UConn. Read more at kentucky.com.

Calhoun still a fixture at UConn

Retired coach has prominent background presence in Huskies tournament run. Read more at ajerseyguy.com.

Calipari more than a talent scout

Prolific recruiter also a master of Xs and Os. Read more at ajerseyguy.com.

Siena beats Fresno State for CBI title

Saints deliver the bacon in decisive third game. Read more at cbssports.com.

New helmet offers flexible protection

Six teams will use new design in 2014. Read more at si.com.

Northwestern coach opposes players union

Fitzgerald speaks out after ruling sought by Wildcats QB. Read more at espn.com.

A different take on Ebron

Unnamed NFL voice berates North Carolina tight end. Read more at si.com.

Search firm bills Texas for $266,000

If anyone can afford it, Longhorns can. Read more at usatoday.com.

Gardenhire reaches milestone

Twins skipper gets 1,000th win. Read more at yahoo.com.

Contemplating life in golf without Tiger

Woods missing as Masters looms. Read more at philly.com.

Kuchar surges in Houston Open

He has four-shot lead in Masters prelude. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014

CJ hits free agent market

Several teams could use RB's production capabilities. Read more at usatoday.com.

Miami OT cuts short pro day workout

Agent cites dehydration, but unfinished session may prompt NFL scouts to question Seantrel Henderson's desire. Read more at yahoo.com.

Texas Tech coach suiting up for spring game?

Report: Kingsbury may play a series at QB in Red & Black Game. Read more at foxsports.com.

Mullen demands 30,000 attendance at spring game

Mississippi State coach lays down "You can print that" gauntlet to fans. Read more at saturdaydownsouth.com.

Florida-UConn II in Final Four

Huskies handed Gators last loss. Read more at yahoo.com.

Dale Jr. reminisces about hoops career

Basket for Oak Ridge Military Academy jayvees was Earnhardt's career highlight. Read more at foxsports.com.

Nation's leading scorer McDermott wins Wooden Award

First senior since Fredette to receive honor. Read more at espn.com.

Wake Forest hires Danny Manning

Jayhawk-bred coach snagged Conference USA title at Tulsa. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Cuban funding study on human growth hormone

Mavs owner underwriting research into potential benefits of HGH for athletes recovering from injuries. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Yankees' Tanaka wins Major League debut

Japanese pitcher settles down after giving up homer to Jays' leadoff batter. Read more at nytimes.com.

Overbay keys Milwaukee's win over World Series champs

Red Sox get rings for 2013. Read more at cbssports.com.

Voided home run saves Braves

Decision to overturn Ian Desmond’s inside-the-park homer costs Nats in home opener. Read more at nytimes.com.

MLB goes after "Arm the Animals"

"Doggers" design on T-shirt draws cease-and-desist letter. Read more at deadspin.com.

Gold Digest cover stirs up hornets nest

Picture of Paulina Gretzky in yoga pants doesn't go over well with LPGA luminaries. Read more at yardbarker.com.

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014

Scouting the Final Four for NBA prospects

Here's the Sweet 16 of future pros. Read more at usatoday.com.

BC makes a hire

Christian coming from Ohio to guide hoops. Read more at cbssports.com.

Tar Heels' McAdoo declares for NBA draft

Helped North Carolina to 24-10 mark as a junior in 2013-14. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Herd, Pirates to continue series

Games set for 2020 in Greenville, 2021 in Huntington. Read more at herald-dispatch.com.

WVU, Tennessee may meet in Charlotte

2018 date under discussion. Read more at espn.com.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014

CJ's release from Titans appears imminent

Falcons, Jets expected to pursue former ECU standout. Read more at si.com.

Houston hires Sampson

NCAA problems have followed hoops coach. Read more at espn.com.

Bonuses in abundance for NCAA coaches

Compensation for UCLA's Alford contrasts to rewards for Bruins players. Read more at usatoday.com.

Parker reportedly considering options

Blue Devils All America could bypass NBA draft. Read more at cbssports.com.

Johnson's homer lifts Braves

Late addition Harang provides help on mound. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014

Tiger will miss Masters

Back surgery means Woods out for year's first major. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Red Sox visit White House

World Series champs honored. Read more at yahoo.com.

Redskins scoop up DeSean Jackson

All-Pro wideout snags deal days after surprise release by Philly. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Questions emerge as college football players seek compensation

Will they have to pay taxes on room and board? Read more at usatoday.com.

SMU beats Clemson to advance to NIT title game

Mustangs will face Minnesota Thursday night for championship. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Wojo leaving Coach K's side

Marquette hires former Duke player, longtime Blue Devils assistant. Read more at espn.com.

Wake meets with Manning

Deacon search includes Tulsa coach. Read more at cbssports.com.

Pat Summitt's son, 23, to coach Louisiana Tech women

Tyler Summitt to be introduced at Wednesday press conference. Read more at nbcsports.com.

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014

Veteran Calipari aide heads to USF

Antigua gets job denied to Manhattan coach. Read more at yahoo.com.

Ernie Kent hired at Washington State

Former Oregon coach leaving broadcasting to return to sideline. Read more at cbssports.com.

Wiggins done as Jayhawk

Move to NBA was expected. Read more at espn.com.

AAC takes three of five All-America spots

UConn's Shabazz Napier, Cincinnati's Sean Kilpatrick, Louisville's Russ Smith named to first team. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Snoop Dogg offspring ponders Irish

Recruiting target Cordell Broadus lists ND, Southern Cal, UCLA, FSU and Oregon State as his top five. Read more at csnchicago.com.

LSU beefs up football schedule

Tigers add home-and-away series with UCLA, Arizona State. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Former North Carolina player talks academics

Williams cites demands on athletes' time. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

FBI to investigate DeSean Jackson?

Report: Former Bucs GM Mark Dominik says teams will use Bureau to dig into wideout's rumored gang ties. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Eckerd College golf team shut down by burglars

Tritons withdraw from tournament after thieves take "everything" from team bus. Read more at golfchannel.com.

Skydiving accident claims Jimmie Johnson's brother-in-law

Collision apparently knocked him unconscious, chute didn't deploy. 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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