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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 JANUARY 2015
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Compiled daily by Al Myatt
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MOST RECENTLY UPDATED FOR MONDAY, JAN. 26, 2015

NFL issues warning to Marshawn Lynch

Another crotch grab by RB will result in penalty on Seattle. Read more at mycentraloregon.com.

Opening statements coming up in Hernandez trial

Prosecution relying on circumstantial evidence. Read more at foxsports.com.

Report: Josh Gordon fails another drug test

Browns WR could be suspended for entire 2015 season. Read more at latimes.com.

Kiffin staying with Tide

Offensive coordinator not planning return to NFL. Read more at usatoday.com.

Winston's accuser speaks in film

Says she felt woozy before alleged assault. Read more at yahoo.com.

Coach K reaches milestone

Duke rallies past St. John's. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Cavs survive scare in Blacksburg

Virginia stays unbeaten despite poor shooting. Read more at espn.com.

Heat's Whiteside blocks 12 shots

Feat part of triple-double in win over Bulls. Read more at si.com.

Bill Haas emerges from the pack

Birdie at 16th leads to Humana Challenge triumph. Read more at cbssports.com.

NASCAR, Indy drivers teams up for win

Ford beats Chevy in Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Read more at jacksonville.com.

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

SUNDAY, JAN. 25, 2015

Sports Illustrated cutting costs

Dismissal of 'Illustrators' announced. Read more at nppa.org.

Pacquiao camp has backup plan

If Mayweather unavailable, Khan may fill bill. Read more at bbc.com.

NHL confirms three outdoor games for 2016

Bruins, Wild, Avalanche to host. Read more at cbssports.com.

Youthful Keys serves up Aussie upset

No. 4 Kvitova knocked out. Read more at yahoo.com.

Motorsports Hall of Fame tabs Mark Martin

Other inductees include NHRA legend Warren Johnson. Read more at timesnews.net.

Ernie Banks, pure joy

The late "Mr. Cub" was sweetness in a city of hustlers. Read more at chicagotribune.com.

The other "Mr. Cub"

Banks tested the color barrier between North Side, South Side. Read more at opednews.com.

Belichick presents passionate defense

Pats coach: Team has "followed every rule to the letter." Read more at nydailynews.com.

Mannion, Petty and Carden deliver

Quarterbacks perform efficiently as North wins Senior Bowl. Read more at al.com.

Irish approve Hardy's transfer

Safety has one season of eligibility left. Read more at espn.com.

Jim Harbaugh dabbles in hoops coaching

Michigan football coach appears on College Game Day. Read more at detroitnews.com.

Kentucky 19-0

Win at South Carolina equals 2010 start. Read more at espn.com.

Coach K has changed with the times

Duke legend on verge of 1,000th win. Read more at usatoday.com.

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

SATURDAY, JAN. 24, 2015

NFL has interviewed 40 regarding Deflategate

No Patriot players have been questioned. Read more at espn.com.

Colorado inmate suing NFL for $88 billion

Action involves overturned call regarding Dez Bryant. Read more at cbssports.com.

Justin Hardy's stock on the rise

ECU WR finds ways to beat defenders during Senior Bowl week. Read more at sbnation.com.

Morris getting settled at SMU

Mustangs job meant return home. Read more at usatoday.com.

Marshall Plumlee accepts Army commission

Duke teammates on hand. Read more at usatoday.com.

Kobe may be done for year

Lakers star has rotator cuff injury. Read more at foxsports.com.

Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dead at 83

"Mr. Cub" played every season from 1953-71 at Wrigley Field. Read more at foxnews.com.

Marlins may get Ichiro

He's in range of 3,000th MLB hit. Read more at yahoo.com.

Selig dealt with variety of issues

Baseball commissioner set to step down. Read more at yahoo.com.

Back nine blunts Ryan Palmer's charge for 59

Golfer's 61 leaves him 3 shots behind Humana leader Matt Kuchar. Read more at msn.com.

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

FRIDAY, JAN. 23, 2015

Belichick at a loss to explain deflated footballs

Patriots cooperate with investigation. Read more at espn.com.

Brady denies knowledge of any tampering

Pats QB believes his team beat Colts "fair and square." Read more at bostonherald.com.

Deflategate started with tip from Ravens

Colts were warned by previous New England foe. Read more at foxsports.com.

Seattle's Lynch fined

RB could face additional penalties from NFL. Read more at usatoday.com.

Rams checking out Shane Carden

Scout: Nothing special on the practice field, but he's 'a gamer.' Read more at stltoday.com.

Lions interview Justin Hardy

Detroit scouting receivers and QBs during Senior Bowl week. Read more at detroitnews.com.

Senior Bowl practice pictures

Carden, Hardy make Newsday's image gallery. Read more at newsday.com.

Former Tar Heel athletes file suit against UNC-Chapel Hill

Action seeks to assure quality education. Read more at wral.com.

ESPN sues Notre Dame

Network demanding release of campus police records. Read more at southbendtribune.com.

Seattle seeking more pro sports

Mayor says there have been talks with NBA, NHL. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Curry tops LeBron in All-Star voting

Starters announced for Feb. 15th East-West matchup. Read more at supersport.com.

Tiger's missing tooth creates buzz

Questions surround conspicuous gap in golfer's smile. Read more at msn.com.

Homeless challenge Allenby's story

Golfer said to have hit head on rock. Read more at cbssports.com.

Golfer rescues man with Parkinson's disease

Lee Westwood hailed as hero by man he pulled from ocean. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Gordon plans one more NASCAR season

Four-time Cup champ has followed instincts. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2015

Altered footballs not a new thing

Johnson paid to have Super Bowl balls he could grip. Read more at cbssports.com.

A ball boy's perspective on Deflate-gate

Former Bears ball boy says it was all about pleasing the QBs. Read more at nbcnews.com.

Sherman berates Brady

Seattle defender disputes QB's image. Read more at sportingnews.com.

Richt gets richer

Georgia coach granted raise, extension. Read more at foxsports.com.

QBs under the microscope at Senior Bowl

ECU's Carden sharp going short, not so much going deep. Read more at sbnation.com.

Forbes says NBA teams have increased value

Lakers tops at $2.6 billion. Read more at espn.com.

Joe Alexander talks about struggle in NBA

Former No. 8 pick says Bucks at fault. Read more at yahoo.com.

Dunk contest taking shape

Plumlee among commits. Read more at yahoo.com.

Former Red Wing Fetisov blames KGB for 'Miracle on Ice'

Soviet coach was playing politics. Read more at usatoday.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 2015

Interception led to NFL investigation

Ball picked off felt deflated. Read more at espn.com.

Super Bowl rookie to referee game

Lead official Bill Vinovich will be working his first Super Bowl. Read more at upi.com.

Bowden wants his wins back, too

Former Seminoles coach cites NCAA's inconsistency. Read more at yahoo.com.

Former Vandy player testifies against ex-teammates

Woman, passed out, allegedly raped. Read more at foxsports.com.

Marshall moving to defense for NFL draft

Auburn QB began college career as corner. Read more at si.com.

UMass football on uncertain path

Departure from MAC leads to scheduling dilemma. Read more at ajerseyguy.com.

Former State baseball player slain

Wife's ex-husband apparently killed Corey Mattison. Read more at wral.com.

Chewing gum in sleep led to player's death

Shanice Clark's passing appears accidental. Read more at usatoday.com.

Knicks fans desperate for Jahlil Okafor

Struggling team's fans courting Duke center on social media. Read more at nydailynews.com.

PGA Tour, Charles Schwab seal record deal

Investment firm agrees to 20-year extension of sponsorship. Read more at jacksonville.com.

Pacquiao confident

Fighter: 'can beat Mayweather easily.' Read more at cbssports.com.

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

TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 2015

Researchers have possible clue on Lost Colony

Old map appears to show fort. Read more at wral.com.

NFL checking on Pats

Did New England deflate footballs? Read more at espn.com.

Pats' Wilfork saves crashed motorist after game

Player retrieves woman from overturned vehicle with one hand. Read more at mspnews.com.

Packers get payback from punter

Ryan mimmicks Rodgers with 'belt.' Read more at usatoday.com.

Super Bowl ticket prices under pressure

Demand plummets during AFC championship game. Read more at boston.cbslocal.com.

NCAA autonomy gap not seen widening

Mike Aresco: No ill effects from cost of attendance move. Read more at chicagotribune.com.

Rivers leaving Vandy

QB seeking third program. Read more at foxsports.com.

Tenpenny leaving Tide

RB ready to start new chapter. Read more at yahoo.com.

Self loses it during Jayhawks' near-meltdown

Coach smashes scorer's table LCD in tense win over Sooners. Read more at usatoday.com.

Kentucky, Virginia stay 1-2 atop hoops poll

Wildcats, Cavaliers still unbeaten. Read more at msn.com.

Coach reaches out to dying former 'Cane

Miami beats Duke after Larranaga calls 88-year-old alum Jim Palma. Read more at msn.com.

Hornets top T-Wolves

Jefferson makes successful return. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Nats attract Scherzer

Deal is for $210 million with half deferred. Read more at cbssports.com.

Prep football players charged with gang rape

Arrests came after girl accused Winter Park, FL, team members. Read more at msn.com.

Lindsey Vonn cements legacy in Italy

Skier's 63rd victory comes in front of boyfriend Tiger Woods. Read more at denverpost.com.

Tiger loses front tooth in Italy

Photographer's camera hits Woods in mouth. Read more at msn.com.

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

MONDAY, JAN. 19, 2015

Seahawks come back to stun Packers in OT

Wilson overcomes four interceptions. Read more at espn.com.

New England pound Colts for Super Bowl berth

Pats' 45-7 romp is 2nd most lopsided AFC title win ever. Read more at csmonitor.com.

Thursday night NFL football to continue

Games to be shown on CBS, league channel. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Lane Kiffin could be headed to 49ers

Alabama OC reportedly top candidate. Read more at cbssports.com.

Mike Ditka: 'Football's risk is worse than the reward'

Hall of Famer says he wouldn't let a young son play football. Read more at nydailynews.com.

Panthers' Thomas Davis vies for Payton Award

Finalists also include Packers' Aaron Rodgers, 49ers' Anquan Boldin. Read more at nfl.com.

Riley introduced at OU

Stoops feels he got his man in former ECU coach. Read more at yahoo.com.

O'Korn leaving Houston

QB has several schools on list. Read more at nbcsports.com.

Wolverines lose hoops leader

LeVert sidelined for foot surgery. Read more at foxsports.com.

Team's mission: Beat the boys and make 'em cry

Central Illinois Xpress girls are 8-1 in fifth-grade boys league. Read more at nytimes.com.

Wilder wins WBC heavyweight title

First American to hold belt since 2006. Read more at usatoday.com.

Lindsey Vonn captures 62nd World Cup victory

U.S. skier's triumph in Italy ties all-time record for career wins. Read more at seattletimes.com.

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

SUNDAY, JAN. 18, 2015

Power Five approve full costs

BC casts lone dissenting vote. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Norvell hired by Texas

Former Oklahoma OC will coach wide receivers for Longhorns. Read more at usatoday.com.

East wins Shrine Classic

USF's Kloss boots four field goals. Read more at yahoo.com.

Urban Meyer getting inked up

Tattoo will fulfill promise to national champion Buckeyes. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Harbaugh hangs out in student section

New Michigan football coach joins students during hoops win. Read more at btn.com.

Greg Anthony suspended for solicitation

Analyst was in D.C. for Maryland game. Read more at msn.com.

Wildcats earn day off

Kentucky blasts Tide to stay unbeaten. Read more at espn.com.

Florida's SEC streak halted

Host Georgia downs Gators, 73-61. Read more at cbssports.com.

Brogdon, Gill lead Virginia

Cavaliers remain unbeaten at Boston College. Read more at foxsports.com.

Villanova beats Penn to finish Big Five sweep

Win follows victories over Philly area rivals Temple, LaSalle, St. Joe's. Read more at upi.com.

Miami Heat trade rumors swirl

Roster moves could further break up former juggernaut team. Read more at miamiherald.com.

Golfer beaten, robbed in Hawaii

Australian Robert Allenby kidnapped after missing Sony Open cut. Read more at thestate.com.

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

SATURDAY, JAN. 17, 2015

Penn State wins restored

Paterno again becomes winningest coach. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Bobby Bowden happy to be No. 2 again

Former FSU coach glad Paterno's vacated wins are restored. Read more at miamiherald.com.

UCF shuffles football staff

O'Leary staying put. Read more at yahoo.com.

Spurrier comments on 2014 slide

Gamecocks stumbled after three straight 11-win seasons. Read more at yahoo.com.

Expanded NFL playoff could conflict with college championship

CFP final set for Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Read more at usatoday.com.

NCAA looking into academic improprieties at SMU

Assistant on leave as Pirates visit today. Read more at si.com.

UNC system president reportedly forced out

Ross will serve remainder of 2015. Read more at wral.com.

Bears hire John Fox

Former Panthers, Broncos coach gets four-year deal. Read more at espn.com.

Price is right for Tigers

Left-hander accepts one-year offer for $19.75 million. Read more at cbssports.com.

Bucks center Sanders suspended

Drug violation means minimum of 10 games. Read more at foxsports.com.

Overwhelming win gets high school hoops coach benched

Girls coach suspended after his team's 161-2 victory. Read more at theblaze.com.

Muhammad Ali out of hospital again

Boxing great released after second bout with urinary tract infection. Read more at foxnews.com.

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

FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 2015

Duke backtracks on Muslim call to prayer plan

School announces other arrangements after backlash. Read more at msn.com.

Buckeyes have QB depth

Three proven signal callers return. Read more at foxsports.com.

Fan chooses jail over ratting out LSU player

Man refuses to identify source of game-worn gear sold on eBay. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Redskins hire Callahan

Former Raiders coach leaves Cowboys. Read more at espn.com.

Colts LB denies rape allegations

McNary's attorney issues statement. Read more at usatoday.com.

Ray Rice grievance against Ravens settled

Parties come to terms over wrongful termination charge. Read more at usatoday.com.

Sizing up the NFL conference championships

A look at Packers-Seahawks, Colts-Patriots. Read more at si.com.

Overseas trip no cure for Knicks

Loss in London to Bucks extends team's woes. Read more at nytimes.com.

Hornets' Hairston fined for flop

NBA levies $5,000 fee. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Cards reach agreement with Lynn

Pitcher accepts $22 million deal for three years. Read more at cbssports.com.

Mickelson plans to skip Pebble Beach

Lefty spending time with family. Read more at yahoo.com.

Muhammad Ali back in hospital

Problems still linger with boxing great's urinary tract infection. Read more at philly.com.

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

THURSDAY, JAN. 15, 2015

Buckeyes make furniture shoppers happy

Promotion has $1.5 million volume. Read more at yahoo.com.

Heisman winner leaving Ducks

Mariota declares for NFL draft. Read more at espn.com.

Prescott returning at Mississippi State

QB helped Bulldogs to No. 1 perch. Read more at foxsports.com.

Del Rio reportedly in line for Raiders job

Former Jaguars coach has Madden's approval. Read more at espn.com.

Rex Ryan optimistic

New coach says Bills will be in playoffs. Read more at cbssports.com.

Braves deal Gattis

Three prospects acquired in exchange. Read more at usatoday.com.

Anderson has had long developmental road

Emerging Virginia talent showed potential as fifth-grader. Read more at si.com.

Ohio court to weigh jock tax

At issue is a law that singles out pro athletes and entertainers. Read more at yahoo.com.

Duke to sound Muslim call to prayer

New initiative to promote 'campus pluralism' to begin on Friday. Read more at breitbart.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 2015

CFP semifinals on New Year's Eve next season

Rose, Sugar maintain Jan. 1 date. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Playoff success creates calls for expansion

TV viewership, merchandise sales eclipse old benchmarks. Read more at bloomberg.com.

Vegas makes Buckeyes favorites for 2015

Returning cast gives Ohio State 9-2 odds to repeat. Read more at espn.com.

Auburn projected as challenger

Muschamp as defensive coordinator bolsters Tigers. Read more at usatoday.com.

Was Bob Newhart refereeing title game?

Twitter started buzzing over head ref Greg Burks' similarity to TV star. Read more at cnn.com.

TCU No. 3 in final AP poll

Memphis rounds out Top 25. Read more at yahoo.com.

Elway says Manning will have input on hire

Broncos will give QB time to decide if he'll return. Read more at cbssports.com.

Jets pin future on Todd Bowles

Product of the Bill Parcells coaching line facing uphill battle in New York. Read more at nfl.com.

Steelers promote Butler

LeBeau's successor elevated from linebacker post. Read more at foxsports.com.

Headbutt gets Garnett some pine time

NBA reacts to altercation with Dwight Howard. Read more at si.com.

Pacquiao okays fight, waits for Mayweather

Promoter confirms that Filipino star has agreed to 40/60 split. Read more at philstar.com.

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

TUESDAY, JAN. 13, 2015

Ohio State wins 1st playoff-era title

Oregon goes down 42-20. Read more at msn.com.

Riley leaving ECU for Sooners

Pirate offense produced big numbers under his guidance. Read more at espn.com.

Fox, Broncos part ways

Dismissal follows meeting with Elway. Read more at denverpost.com.

Manning played with strained quadriceps

Injury occurred in game with Chargers. Read more at usatoday.com.

Bowles apparent leader for Falcons post

Second interview scheduled for Wednesday. Read more at cbssports.com.

Former Dolphin makes survival swim

Konrad makes it to shore after being swept off boat. Read more at espn.com.

Cavs climb to No. 2

Duke falls to No. 4 after loss to Wolfpack. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Spurs visit White House

President credits NBA champs' diversity. Read more at foxsports.com.

LeBron could be back tonight

Cleveland plays at Phoenix. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

MONDAY, JAN. 12, 2015

Finalists not great against run

Oregon, Ohio State find other ways to win. Read more at cbssports.com.

Meyer mindful of Mariota

Buckeyes coach not worried about his QB situation. Read more at foxsports.com.

Lebron hooks up Buckeyes with Beats

NBA star making sure his home state team gets an earful. Read more at newstalk1010.com.

Seminoles losing pair of defenders

Darby, Edwards heading to NFL. Read more at si.com.

White House scheduled to meet with college athletics officials

Parties mum on topics. Read more at usatoday.com.

Packers rally to reach NFC final

Cowboys fall, 26-21. Read more at espn.com.

Colts advance to AFC title game

Luck and Indy stun Manning and Broncos. Read more at msn.com.

Bills reportedly closing in on Ryan

Roman may be coming to Buffalo as offensive coordinator. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Super Bowl: Help is on the way for Katy Perry

Singer to be joined onstage by Lenny Kravitz during halftime show. Read more at people.com.

Celtics, Grizzlies, Pelicans deal

Jeff Green will join Memphis. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

SUNDAY, JAN. 11, 2015

Oregon WR ineligible for playoff final

Carrington reportedly failed drug test. Read more at espn.com.

Oregon OT on baby alert

Bair may miss playoff championship is wife goes into labor. Read more at yahoo.com.

North Dakota State wins FCS title

Four straight for Bison. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Aggies extend Kentucky to double OT

Ulis hits big shot as Wildcats remain unbeaten. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Big East is booming

Post-realignment, the league is better than imagined. Read more at sbnation.com.

Patriots, Seahawks advance

QBs Brady, Wilson lead teams into conference title games. Read more at usatoday.com.

Chris Johnson arrested on gun charge

Former ECU back facing uncertain future with Jets. Read more at cbssports.com.

Defensive guru LeBeau retiring

Author of zone blitz stepping away from Steelers. Read more at foxsports.com.

Walker leads Hornets to fifth straight

Struggles continue for Knicks. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

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

SATURDAY, JAN. 10, 2015

UAB to examine numbers again

Questions arise on study that killed football. Read more at cbssports.com.

Archie Manning unsure about playoff committee role

Surgeries prevented his participation during 2014 season. Read more at usatoday.com.

College football hall selects 17

Snyder, Tressel among inductees. Read more at foxsports.com.

How Oregon's uniforms went from classic to crazy

A review of the Ducks' duds from the 1920s to the present. Read more at businessinsider.com.au.

FAMU band "ringleader" sentenced to six years

Manslaughter, other charges resulted from 2011 hazing death. Read more at deadspin.com.

ACC jettisons Karl Hess

Controversial official cuts ties with AAC. Read more at espn.com.

Seattle run game a challenge

Panthers visit defending Super Bowl champions. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Agent finds Super Bowl ring in rental car

Coleman left prized jewelry under seat. Read more at yahoo.com.

NFL investigating Browns over texts

Action follows report that team's front office texted sidelines during games. Read more at sbnation.com.

"Go Pats!" yell gets potential juror booted

New England man ejected from Hernandez jury pool. Read more at yardbarker.com.

USOC chooses Boston to make bid

New England potential site for 2024 games. Read more at nytimes.com.

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

FRIDAY, JAN. 9, 2015

Investigator faults NFL investigation on Rice

Mueller says league should have sought more information. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Browns changing offensive coordinators again

Kyle Shanahan reportedly out. Read more at yahoo.com.

Broncos remain Mile High roadblock for foes

Sharpe rejects theories about loss of home team advantage. Read more at denverpost.com.

Tide losing prime personnel

Collins, Cooper, Yeldon heading to NFL. Read more at yahoo.com.

Harbaugh to root for Big Ten rival

Ohio State playing for first playoff championship. Read more at fansided.com.

Illinois State exceeds Spack's expectations

FCS title game is Saturday vs. North Dakota State. Read more at usatoday.com.

Hoops Gators have work to do

SEC analysis shows four in NCAA field. Read more at cbssports.com.

Cards consider tweaking solid rotation

Possible additions include Hamels, Price, Scherzer. Read more at foxsports.com.

NASCAR-connected "Likker Tanker" up for auction

1957 Ford Fairlane was supercharged for moonshine trade. Read more at foxnews.com.

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

THURSDAY, JAN. 8, 2015

Winston going to NFL

Florida State QB projected as early selection. Read more at espn.com.

Winston's accuser takes aim on FSU

Suit alleges Title IX violation. Read more at usatoday.com.

Ohio State allowed more practice time than Oregon

NCAA rule restricts Ducks but places no limits on Buckeyes. Read more at sbnation.com.

Charlotte coach takes leave

Ryan Odom to fill in for Major. Read more at espn.com.

Broken bone sidelines Panthers' Lotulelei

Rivera expresses confidence in depth. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Hernandez relative granted immunity

Jury selection scheduled to begin Friday. Read more at cbssports.com.

Report links Bills, Rex Ryan

Falcons, 49ers also have shown interest in former Jets coach. Read more at foxsports.com.

Diversity group complains about Redskins GM search

NFL rejects Fritz Pollard Alliance's charge that team violated tampering rules. Read more at washingtonpost.com.

Mozgov dealt to Cavaliers

Russian center reunited with Blatt. Read more at yahoo.com.

Tiger may tee off before Super Bowl

Woods' appearance at Phoenix Open would be his first since 2001. Read more at freep.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7, 2015

Athletes' families will be reimbursed for travel expenses

NCAA plans compensation for grid championship and Final Four. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

State transfer arrested in pellet gun incident

Henderson allegedly fired at vehicle. Read more at wral.com.

Kentucky survives Ole Miss in OT

No. 1 Wildcats get a scare from visiting Rebels in SEC opener. Read more at philly.com.

SEC dominance was deceiving

Buckeyes underestimated. Read more at foxsports.com.

Winston will announce decision after title game

Deadline is Jan. 15. Read more at yahoo.com.

Obama chimes in on controversial call

President questions retracted flag in Cowboys-Lions game. Read more at usatoday.com.

Police recover stolen Heisman Trophy

USC's copy of O.J. Simpson's award retrieved 20 years later. Read more at latimes.com.

Baseball Hall to enshrine four

Biggio, Johnson, Martinez and Smoltz voted in. Read more at espn.com.

St. Louis not looking for bidding war

Rams owner has plans for stadium in LA. Read more at cbssports.com.

Sports talk hosts face jail time?

Atlanta radio personalities' bet against Hawks looking shaky. Read more at usatoday.com.

Cavs, Knicks, Thunder deal

Six players involved in trade. Read more at usatoday.com.

UFC champ enters drug rehab

Light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones decides to seek treatment. Read more at philly.com.

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

TUESDAY, JAN. 6, 2015

Jerseys unveiled for national championship

No green for Oregon. Read more at espn.com.

"Oregon" disassociates itself from Ducks

Ohio city changes its name for a week to clarify its allegiance. Read more at toledoblade.com.

Driskel heading to Louisiana Tech

Quarterback saw action for Gators in bowl. Read more at si.com.

Chad Kelly agrees to community service

Ole Miss recruit agrees to plea deal after night club incident. Read more at foxsports.com.

Three ACC teams among top five

Duke, Cavs, Cards trail Kentucky. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Rams owner planning stadium in LA

Facility could mark return of NFL. Read more at cbssports.com.

Cowboys got a break

Dallas should have been penalized for holding. Read more at usatoday.com.

Seau's family explains suit

Player's plight becomes 60 Minutes story. Read more at yahoo.com.

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

MONDAY, JAN. 5, 2015

ESPN icon Stuart Scott dies at 49

SportsCenter anchor known for "Boo-ya" yields to cancer. Read more at foxnews.com.

Cowboys come back for 24-20 victory

Lions lose despite fast start. Read more at espn.com.

Colts advance with Luck

Playoff struggles continue for Bengals. Read more at cbssports.com.

Cam Newton says Panthers must limit mistakes

Defense overcame three turnovers in win over Cardinals. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Meyer respects Ducks culture

Championship teams will have similarities. Read more at usatoday.com.

Sooners on verge of staff changes

Stoops to adjust after disappointing season. Read more at foxsports.com.

Jim McElwain tailgated with Gators

New Florida coach joined fans before bowl game with ECU. Read more at yardbarker.com.

Buckeyes to push for family travel assistance

Ohio State AD will initiate NCAA legislation to boost financial help for postseason trips. Read more at foxsports.com.

2014-15 bowl schedule, results

The basics on every postseason game. Read more at msn.com.

Data suggests big Hall class

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz among potential inductees. Read more at yahoo.com.

Nuggets adjust pregame routine

Early shootarounds out for 14-20 club. Read more at si.com.

Beer may be Bruins' answer

Goalie Tuukka Rask prescribes pregame brew after loss to Hurricanes. Read more at bostonherald.com.

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

SUNDAY, JAN. 4, 2015

Unbeaten run over for 'Nova

Seton Hall delivers stunner. Read more at foxsports.com.

Gamecocks continue win streak

South Carolina takes down No. 9 Iowa State. Read more at yahoo.com.

Cavaliers escape Miami

Virginia wins in double OT after leading by 18. Read more at cbssports.com.

Big plays key Gators

ECU topped, 28-20. Read more at usatoday.com.

Florida QB granted release

Driskel could transfer to Duke. Read more at si.com.

Ohio city ponders name change before title game

Citizens of Oregon, Ohio want to declare allegiance to Buckeyes. Read more at foxsports.com.

2014-15 bowl schedule, results

The basics on every postseason game. Read more at msn.com.

Panthers shut down Cardinals

Defense shines in 27-16 wild card win. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Ravens win on road

Five sacks help subdue Steelers. Read more at espn.com.

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

SATURDAY, JAN. 3, 2015

Houston gets win for AAC

Huge rally nips Pitt. Read more at cbssports.com.

Vols roll past Iowa

Dobbs accounts for three scores. Read more at foxsports.com.

Buckeyes, Ducks battle Jan.12

Matchup a reminder that BCS era is over. Read more at usatoday.com.

2014-15 bowl schedule, results

The basics on every postseason game. Read more at msn.com.

Ducks face discipline

Cheer derided Winston's sexual assault allegation. Read more at espn.com.

Reports say Chizik to UNC

Former Auburn coach would become defensive coordinator. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

All-America game results in commitments for Tide

Hokies, Southern Cal get verbals, too. Read more at yahoo.com.

Marrone interests Jets

Owner Johnson aware of former Bills coach. Read more at si.com.

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

FRIDAY, JAN. 2, 2015

Buckeyes knock out Alabama, SEC

Ohio State returns to the elite with its Sugar Bowl upset win. Read more at cleveland.com.

Ducks demolish Florida State

Rose Bowl rout punches Oregon's ticket to national title game. Read more at tampabay.com.

Spartans come roaring back

Baylor edged in highest-scoring Cotton Bowl ever. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Badgers overtake Auburn

Big field goals key OT win in Outback Bowl. Read more at cbssports.com.

Run game keys Missouri

Minnesota falls in Citrus Bowl. Read more at yahoo.com.

Gators may get creative in Birmingham Bowl

Offensive coordinator Roper will have free reign against ECU. Read more at gainseville.com.

Florida braces for ECU's passing attack

Despite anticipated rainy weather, Gators forecast a 100 percent chance Shane Carden & Co. will be throwing the ball. Read more at orlandosentinel.com.

2014-15 bowl schedule, results

The basics on every postseason game. Read more at msn.com.

Sixth-ranked Villanova improves to 13-0

Wildcats down Butler. Read more at foxsports.com.

UNC dismissing faculty involved in fraud

Boxil appealing termination. Read more at si.com.

LeBron James expected to miss two weeks

Cavs star has back, knee strains. Read more at espn.com.

Caps win NHL's Winter Classic

Memories made in outdoor contest. Read more at usatoday.com.

Dad extracts son's tooth tied to golf ball

Risky approach achieves same result as doorknob method. Read more at yardbarker.com.

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

THURSDAY, JAN. 1, 2015

Boise State holds off Arizona

Broncos use trickery, defense in Fiesta triumph. Read more at espn.com.

TCU rolls past Ole Miss

Snubbed Frogs blast Rebels, 42-3, in Peach Bowl. Read more at cbssports.com.

2014-15 bowl schedule, results

The basics on every postseason game. Read more at msn.com.

Practice injury fells ECU RB Breon Allen

Sources: MCL tear will keep team's leading rusher out of bowl game. Read more at wnct.com.

Pair of Gators out for bowl game

Return threat Debose, defensive lineman Cummings missed trip to Birmingham. Read more at yahoo.com.

Report: Chavis headed for Texas A&M

Defensive coordinator has been at LSU since 2009. Read more at foxsports.com.

Marlon Byrd dealt to Reds

Proven slugger traded for pitching prospect. Read more at usatoday.com.

Cam Newton eager for playoff win

Panthers host Arizona on Saturday. Read more at wralsportsfan.com.

Shanahan talks with 49ers

Coach had success in Denver, struggled with Redskins. Read more at si.com.

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


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