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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region/National

American Athletic Conference

September 2, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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The real gauntlet begins for Pirates
WBVL audio- Ruff weekly presser
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Coaches hard on Hardy’s pass
Greenville Daily Reflector

PIRATES REPLAY- The blowout before the storm
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina set for big challenge against Gamecocks
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates will arrive at Williams-Brice with winning mindset
Columbia (SC) The State

Gamecocks brace for 'Air Raid' from Carden and up-tempo ECU
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Pirates Roll In Opener
The East Carolinian

South Carolina week
247 Sports

September 1, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Game Day Pix from Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

East Carolina’s Justin Hardy pulls off hat trick
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Summers- Entrance adds to game
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Spurrier- Davis doubtful to play

USC running back Davis 'doubtful' against East Carolina
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

College Football Notes- Gamecocks’ Davis doubtful for ECU game
Winston Salem Journal

Scouting USC’s next opponent- The East Carolina Pirates
Columbia (SC) The State

Coach Ruff- “Team Met My Expectations”
Greenville Headlines

Pirates ground Eagles
Washington Daily News

Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's
WNCT 9

August 31, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates check out personnel,
systems

WBVL audio- Ruff post-game

Hardy Helps Lead East Carolina Past N.C. Central 52-7
ecupirates.com

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Hardy sparks East Carolina past N.C. Central 52-7
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Batten- ECU now ready for big test

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU blasts Eagles in opener
VIDEO- ECU football vs. NCCU, Aug. 30

Hardy sparks East Carolina past NC Central 52-7
WRAL

Game Highlights
ESPN

Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener
WNCT 9

GAME DAY- ECU Beats NC Central In Home Opener
WITN 7

Football- Pirates carve up Central
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU blows out NC Central 52-7
Raleigh News & Observer

Four Downs: ECU-NCCU
scout.com

ECU rolls in season opener
247 Sports

ECU too much for NCCU
Durham Herald-Sun

August 30, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Kevin's Keys to the Game
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Hosts N.C. Central In 2014 Season Opener
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Pirate Women's Soccer Takes Down George Mason, 2-0
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Women Place Fourth, Men Eighth at Covered Bridge Invitational
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East Carolina Names Coniglio Assistant Strength Coach
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ECU Volleyball Season Preview: Part II - Defensive Specialists/Liberos

From WITN 7
GAME DAY- ECU Takes On NC Central Tonight At Dowdy-Ficklen
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ECU Names New Assistant Strength And Conditioning Coach

Countdown to Kickoff: NCCU
scout.com

NC Central @ ECU- Final Pre-Game Analysis
247 Sports

Gameday- Pirates-Eagles breakdown
Greenville Daily Reflector

Game Day In Greenville
Greenville Headlines

Football- ECU coaches, players ready to take on N.C. Central
New Bern Sun Journal

South Lenoir's Hooker to play first ECU game
Kinston Free Press

New coach, new-look Eagles travel to tough ECU
Durham Herald-Sun

Drescher- NCCU coach LeVelle Moton is The Pride of Lane Street

August 29, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Reformulated defense may
surprise

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Unveils 2014-15 Men's Basketball Schedule
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Women's Basketball Announces Complete 2014-15 Schedule
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ECU Volleyball Season Preview- Part I - Setters
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ECU Soccer Travels to George Mason Friday Night
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Megan Williams Added to Volleyball Roster

From East Carolinian
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Tips to make your tailgate more enjoyable
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Pirates begin life after 'Coop'
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New Hall arrives
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Construction continues on and off campus
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Contributing runners set to return to action

Presley Rises From Walk-on To Starter
scout.com

ECU basketball to get record national television exposure in 2014-15
Wilmington Star-News

Potent ECU offense up next for USC
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Senior Harvey has high hopes (sub req'd)
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ECU hoops schedules released

ECU high-octane offense to challenge NCCU defenders
Durham Herald-Sun

East Carolina vs North Carolina Central Preview
Old North Banter

ECU Hoops Schedule Released
Greenville News

August 28, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Eye patch symbolizes blind
spots

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WTIB audio- TOT (The Former "Chancellor")

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates prepare for NCCU
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Q&A with East Carolina football Head Coach Ruffin McNeill
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Ruffin McNeill addresses changes for East Carolina
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Shane Carden and Justin Hardy gear up for senior season at East Carolina
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Swimmers look to build on success
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East Carolina students should attend women's volleyball matches in 2014

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Passes 20,000 In Season Ticket Sales
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What's New For ECU Football Gameday In 2014
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Support ECU in Allstate #ItsGood2Be Twitter Challenge
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Track & Field Adds 17 to 2014-15 Roster

Pirates To Monitor Carden's Playing Time
scout.com

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ECU lineman Williams works on mental side of game
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Back injury will keep Barnes out of ECU opener Saturday

Ascension to stardom
Washington Daily News

Ivey relishes starting role
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Led by confident Shane Carden, ECU Pirates believe this is their year to break through
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DeCock- If East Carolina can play up to potential, big prize awaits

2014 Football Team Previews- East Carolina
theamerican.org

ECU, NC Central prep for first ever meeting
WRALSportsFan

ECU's defense prepares for NC Central
WNCT 9

ECU Passes 20,000 In Season Ticket Sales
Greenville Headlines

The Brian Bailey  show: Lincoln Riley
Pirate Radio 1250

Titans sign QB Dominique Davis to roster
WLAC

Top SEC trap games in 2014
AL.com

Coach for Life- ‘The Lord’s plan’ kept Art Baker in coaching for almost seven decades
Columbia (SC) The State (08.23.14)

August 27, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Fifteen Questions for Davon Grayson
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

VACEK: NC Central Eagles Preview
boneyardbanter.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Joseph ready to return
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Pirates reshape offensive line (sub req'd)

From 247 Sports
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Riley's Evolution
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NC Central @ ECU- Setting The Stage

McNeill Ready for Football
rivals.com

Titans checking out kicker Feely, add QB Davis
Columbia Daily Herald

August 26, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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'Intensity' changes for Ruff
& Co

WBVL audio- Ruff game week presser
WTIB audio- TOT (Steve Logan)

From ecupirates.com
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Coach McNeill's Weekly Press Conference
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Women's Basketball To Conduct September Walk-On Tryouts

East Carolina intense as football season opener vs. NCCU nears
Raleigh News & Observer

Geared up for game week
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Football- Pirates focusing on N.C. Central
New Bern Sun Journal

STEPPING UP — My Take- Predicting the AAC’s top teams
Washington Daily News

FCS vs. FBS
 
TWO TIERS, ONE FIELD
Durham Herald-Sun

Ed Hardin- State's football programs will need to create new histories
Greensboro News-Record

Hartsville's Phillips ready for fresh start at ECU
SCNow

Seahawks part ways with Dobson
Mount Airy News

New England Patriots once again release Justin Jones
CLNS Radio (blog)

College football predictions- Bowl projections for a postseason
NewsOK.com

August 25, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Offensive encore ready to
roll

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

East Carolina Shuts Out Western Carolina For First Win of 2014
ecupirates.com

East Carolina's Domonique Lennon changes attitude, prepares to lead secondary
Fayetteville Observer

Game Week Begins for ECU
Greenville Headlines

High-scoring, fast-paced offense will drive ECU
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

Summer Recruiting Report
scout.com

Preview 2014 - The best quarterbacks going into the 2014 season
College Football News

August 24, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Pirates Complete Fall Camp, Turn Focus To N.C. Central
ecupirates.com

Former New Hanover receivers follow their dreams, and each other, to ECU
Wilmington Star-News

Bulked-up Bryce
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge personal for LeClair
Asheville Citizen-Times

August 23, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Conduct 90-Minute Workout In Shells
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ECU Soccer Falls to No. 14 South Carolina, 2-0
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Carl Evans Named Associate AD of Development

ECU's McNeill Does Ice Bucket Challenge, Honors Marine
WITN 7

Coach Ruff and staff take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
WNCT 9

ECU Wraps Up Camp in Heartwarming Fashion
scout.com

Challenge Accepted
247 Sports

Ruff Takes The Plunge
rivals.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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McNeill set for ALS challenge
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Pirates walk plank (sub req'd)
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Swim team helps Boyd family

Full bowl and Playoff projections
 
Bowls must include the best team from the non-power conferences. That could be one of several teams from the American or Mountain West, or perhaps Bowling Green, Marshall, or UL Lafayette. Give me ECU, which might boast mid-majordom's best offense.
sbnation.com

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW- East Carolina
Wilmington Star-News

NCAA Football Preview - East Carolina Pirates
Athlon Sports

Hardy, Carden chasing records for Pirates' offense
Henderson Daily Dispatch (AP)

August 22, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Heather Macy Earns Contract Extension
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Pirate Soccer Hosts No. 14 South Carolina in Season Opener
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Pirates Don Shells In Morning Session

Error, last gasp double cost ex-ECU star Wright no-hitter against Bulls
Durham Herald-Sun

Tides' Wright falls short in no-hit bid
MiLB.com

From WITN 7
ECU's Heather Macy Earns Contract Extension
Pirates Inch Closer To Game Week

From WNCT 9
Heather Macy earns contract extension
Pirates go back to shells for Thursday morning practice

ECU rewards women’s hoop coach Macy with contract extension
Wilmington Star-News

Special Teams Slowly Coming Together
scout.com

Something to prove
247 Sports

Game Week Mode
rivals.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Pigskin Preview- ECU record breakers
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Pigskin Preview- ECU's loaded offense
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Vets, new starters crave opponent
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ECU students move in

Eight things you need to know from Thursday's CFB camps
NFL.com

ACC football- Six dangerous nonconference games against non-Power 5 foes for league teams in 2014
Syracuse Post-Standard

2014 College Football Preview- The Group of Five and the
Grantland

August 21, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Captain Carden is leaving his mark
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Complete Final Two-A-Day
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Carden Named To Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List
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ECU Women's Soccer To Conduct Walk-On Tryouts

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Sophomores to play major roles
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Transfer of power

Former Pirate thankful for lessons taught by Coach Ruff
The Robesonian

Football- Pirates finding replacements on offensive line
New Bern Sun Journal

Pirates complete final two-a-day
WNCT 9

Pirates Finish Two a Days
Greenville Headlines

Former NFL player Collins shares story with East, West
Cranston Herald

August 20, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates relish being underestimated
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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American Athletic Conference Volleyball Preseason Poll Released
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Pirates Honored With Award For 2013 Football Ticket Book

McNeill- Carden, Hardy paid their price
WRAL Sportsfan

Pirates Back At It After Scrimmage
Greenville Headlines

ECU takes high-scoring act to new league
High Point Enterprise

Love getting closer
scout.com

New England Patriots training camp- Undrafted tight end Justin Jones knows 'no one expects to be released'
masslive.com

August 19, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Carden & Co. clicking... or not so
much?

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Return To Practice After Initial Scrimmage
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Hite Garners Preseason All-American Conference Nod

McNeill lauds linebackers, linemen
Greenville Daily Reflector

Inside Read- Good and bad of playoff, Georgia's Gurley picks up
SI.com

ECU Students Moving In Dorms This Week
Greenville Headlines

Pirates begin final week of preseason camp
247 Sports

ECU Focused on Improving
scout.com

August 18, 2014

Reports- Patriots re-sign rookie TE Justin Jones, release LS Tyler Ott
WEEI.com

August 17, 2014

Offense, Defense Contribute Highlights In First ECU Scrimmage
ecupirates.com

From WITN 7
ECU Holds Annual Meet The Pirates Event
Offense Scores Three Times In ECU's First Scrimmage

Perfect performance by Carden highlights ECU scrimmage
Wilmington Star-News

Offense scores three times in first ECU Scrimmage
WNCT 9

Who to watch in the AAC? Try ECU's Shane Carden, Justin Hardy
The Sporting News

Stars Shine in First Pirate Scrimmage
Greenville Headlines

High-scoring Pirates enter new conference
Fayetteville Observer

ECU takes high-scoring act to new league
Washington Daily News (AP)

Pirates clicking early
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Pirates Complete First Scrimmage
Scout.com

Gallery- Pirates enter The Fick for first scrimmage
247 Sports

ADAM GOLD: ECU prepared for changing college landscape
WRAL Sportsfan (08.11.14)

Over there in Greenville
Durham Herald-Sun (08.05.14)

Dobson makes preseason debut with Seahawks
Mount Airy News

August 16, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Taybron's OT Goal Lifts ECU Over Longwood, 1-0
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East Carolina Ready For Opening Scrimmage
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Christian Kuehne Named Assistant Men's Tennis Coach

ECU Set for First Scrimmage Saturday
Greenville Headlines

ECU Football Team Ready For First Fall Scrimmage
WITN 7

East Carolina alum helps pitch Tides to shutout win
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

August 15, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates finally perform on bigger stage
WBVL audio- Ruff post-practice comments
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Carden Named To Manning Award Watch List
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Pirates Eye First Scrimmage With Full-Pad Workout
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Pirates Host Longwood in Friday Exhibition

Duke, ECU quarterbacks on Manning Award watch list
Campus Insiders

2014 East Carolina Pirates Team Preview
Maddux Sports (blog)

ECU’s Carden, Duke’s Boone make Manning Award watch list
Wilmington Star-News

Walk-ons become recruiting rewards
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Terry Williams Sidelined
scout.com

Carden Named To Manning Watch List
Greenville Headlines

August 14, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Transfer from Tide punting for Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates complete second of three two-a-day practice days
W
NCT 9

Pirates Tackle Second Two-A-Day
ecupirates.com

No Cooper, but plenty of RB options for ECU football
Raleigh News & Observer

Camp Notebook- Benkert's patience being tested
247 Sports

Freshmen Make Their Mark on Offense
Scout.com

The 10 most exciting college football entrances | FOX Sports
Fox Sports SW

ECU's heavy hitters
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

August 13, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Fifteen Questions for Devaris Brunson
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Conduct Second-Straight Full-Pad Practice
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ECU Baseball To Hold Walk-On Tryouts In September

Pirates Practice in Full Pads
Greenville Headlines

American Stories- Carden Call
theamerican.org

Doll Likes What He Sees
rivals.com

ECU's Crowded Backfield Takes Shape
scout.com

Several Pirates in the running
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Terry Williams- ECU DT Williams being ignored by scouts
Rotoworld.com

Sources- Patriots Work Out Keith Price, Dominique Davis, Kory
NESN.com

After Rob Gronkowski, position precariously thin
Boston Herald

CJ2K cameo in Direct TV Fantasy Football Commercial
YouTube

August 12, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Time to transition from Cozumel to
kickoff

-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
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Volleyball Opens 2014 Season with First Practice
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Pirates Return To Single-Practice Session

ECU presents a challenge for South Carolina
Anderson Independent Mail

Carden, Hardy connecting in record-setting fashion for Pirates
WRALsportsfan.com

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ECU’s DaQuan Brown sidelined for the rest of preseason camp
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ECU’s Meet the Pirates fanfest set for Saturday

DaQuan Barnes looks for breakout season
WWAY 3

Pirates Making Progress
rivals.com

O'Fallon's Holba commits to East Carolina
Belleville News Democrat

McNeill pleased with Pirates' start
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Pirates Begin Week Two of Camp in Full Pads
scout.com

AAC Best of the Best- Chris Johnson
Football.com

C-USA Top 5- Bears' Marshall ranks as C-USA's top NFL player
Biloxi Sun Herald

August 11, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Mom knew best for Strozier
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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Vikings relieved, optimistic as Joseph returns after being shot
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Joseph 'extremely thankful' to avoid major injury at nightclub shooting

Falls Embraces Hype, New Role with Pirates
scout.com

Linemen ready to battle
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

Cowboys 13 Rewind Week 6 Dwayne Harris Beats Washington
FOXSports.com

August 10, 2014

Pirates Conclude First Two-A-Day
ecupirates.com

Rain Doesn’t Stop Pirate’s First Two-a-Days
Greenville Headlines

Linval Joseph Shot Outside Minneapolis Nightclub
W
ITN 7

From WNCT 9
Former ECU Football standout Linval Joseph shot in Minneapolis
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Pirates wrap up first two-a-day practice

Vikings say victim of club shooting wasn't at fault
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Vikings’ DT Joseph shot in calf
scout.com

Former East Carolina player shot in calf in Minneapolis
Henderson Daily Dispatch (AP)

Lineman gains perspective from wreck
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

August 9, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Go Through First Full-Pad Session
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Al Dickens Wins The East Coast And N.C. Amateur Match Play Titles

Grayson regaining form
247 Sports

Pirates go through first full-pad session
WNCT 9

Lights, camera, Carden
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

More WR help- Lance Lewis reports he's signed with 49ers
San Jose Mercury News (blog)

Steve Spurrier's View Of The Big Ten- Truth Or Fiction
Football.com

August 8, 2014

Pirates Inch Closer To First Full Pads Session
ecupirates.com

Pirates inch closer to first full pads session
WNCT 9

From Campus Insiders
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Preview 2014 – East Carolina Pirates
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2014 East Carolina Preview – What You Need To Know

Building from within
247 Sports

Secondary Takes Shape
scout.com

From Greenville Headlines
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Coach Ruff Likes Early Practice Ethic for Pirates
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ECU Nursing Student Will Sing with Keith Urban

ODU's next goal is a football series with East Carolina
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

On Trout's 23rd birthday, here are 23 facts
Anaheim Angels

UNCG Men's Basketball Announces 2014-15 Schedule
  Traveling to East Carolina (Dec. 28).
WFMY 2

Worthy of attention
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

August 7, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Put On Shells For First Time
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Single-Game Football Tickets On Sale Thursday

Pirates Put On the Pads for First Time
Greenville Headlines

Changing conferences with confidence
Washington Daily News

Overton impresses East Carolina's defense
Rocky Mount Telegram

Overton's path to disruption
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

From scout team to star status
247 Sports

Pirates put on shells for the first time
WNCT 9

ECU Football Team Holds First Practices In "Shells"
WITN 7

Pirates Practice in Full Pads
scout.com

Dobson signs with Seahawks
Mount Airy News

What to watch for Thursday night in Patriots-Redskins preseason
WEEI.com

NCAA facing 'Power 5' vote
Waterbury Republican American

August 6, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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New first teamers in secondary
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Football Completes Second Workout, Hosts Annual Media Day
ecupirates.com

McNeill’s way with numbers
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU football wants to maintain success
Raleigh News & Observer

Grayson ready to make a name for himself at ECU
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

From the New Bern Sun Journal
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Football- One more show
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Football- ECU reloading on defense

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ECU equipped to make a strong first impression in debut AAC season
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ECU appreciates Spurrier’s ‘compliment,’ if that’s what it was

From WITN 7
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The Carden to Hardy connection
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ECU Football holds annual media day

From WRAL Sportsfan
Pirates turn attention to replenishing defense
ECU readies for new season in new conference

Pirates looking for defense to help win games
Rocky Mount Telegram

Ruff Talks New Season, AAC, and Spurrier
Greenville Headlines

ECU Holds Annual Media Day
WITN 7

Media Day Coverage
247 Sports

ECU Media Day
rivals.com

Media Day- Pirates Talk Pay-For-Play
scout.com

Pirates open season with first practice
Washington Daily News

Justin Jones sees red with opportunity
Boston Herald

August 5, 2014

Pirates Open 2014 Season With First Practice
ecupirates.com

Pirates hit practice field
Greenville Daily Reflector

IT BEGINS!!!!
Greenville Headlines

ECU Football opens preseason camp
WNCT 9

ECU Football Begins Fall Practice
WITN 7

From 247 Sports
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Another fall begins
-
Sights and Sounds- ECU opens fall camp

ECU Kicks Off Fall Camp
scout.com

Steve Spurrier would rather schedule East Carolina than a 'bottom Big Ten team,' and rightly so
YAHOO! Sports

Steve Spurrier makes jab at Big Ten's depth
Big Ten Network

August 4, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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How Jeff Connors spent his summer
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

East Carolina Can't Wait To Get Going In The AAC
Hartford Courant

Steve Spurrier Comments On East Carolina
WITN 7

Spurrier says ECU is tougher than 'bottom Big Ten teams.' Is he wrong?
SB Nation

Spurrier- E. Carolina equal to a Big Ten squad
CBS Sports

While defending Gamecocks' schedule, Spurrier slams Big Ten
Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Dorm days for players
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates move in, prep for first practice
WNCT 9

From 247 Sports
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Pirates move into dorms
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Sights and Sounds- Move-in Day

Pirates Report To Fall Camp
scout.com

Football- Reddick getting preferred walk-on shot at ECU
New Bern Sun Journal

August 3, 2014

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Lebo lauds productive Pirates
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Scholarship athletes struggle financially

August 2, 2014

From ecupirates.com
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Voting Now Open For Football Gameday Intro Music
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Kirk Set To Play in 114th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship

10 Grand Strand high school football players to watch this season
MyrtleBeachOnline.com

August 1, 2014

Fans Encouraged to Support ECU in Spirit Cup Competition
ecupirates.com

Whisnant, Tejada Find Home at ECU
scout.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)
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Guilmette committed to comeback
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ECU officials OK with budget

UNC Board and ECU Focus on Campus Safety
Greenville Headlines

September 2, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack youth settles down, helps deliver win
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UNC coach Larry Fedora says Marquise Williams is starting quarterback
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Louisville defeats Miami 31-13 in ACC debut

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers guard Trai Turner in for tough test
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After inconsistent NASCAR season, Kahne finds new hope with Atlanta win
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With eye on son’s recovery, Olsen rejoins Panthers practice
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Appalachian State’s Terrence Upshaw has solid debut on big stage against Michigan

Restored eligibility ‘a blessing’ for both Farmer and Tar Heels
Wilmington Star-News

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU hopes for happier trip to Tobacco Road
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ODU prevailed in the end, but fans' early exit was weird
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U.Va. vs. Richmond- A tale of split quarterbacks

Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer talks about challenge of going to Ohio State
Hampton Roads Daily Press

September 1, 2014

USC football squad is lacking 'it' factor
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Spurrier- Wilds will likely get next start
Greenville (SC) News

From Columbia (SC) The State
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Morris- Gamecocks and Tigers still can turn season around
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‘Total improvement needed’- Practice routine among planned changes for Gamecocks
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Notebook- Mike Davis still hurting; change hinted for O-line

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State safety Jarvis Byrd- A hard road to a big hit
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Jacobs- Duke football has come a long way
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UNC quarterback competition continues on, into the season
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Blog- Wolfpack to wear black uniforms against ODU
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A look back at the Carolinas college football weekend

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers face calmer, new-look Bucs
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Kahne grabs spot in Chase with Atlanta win

N.C. State's Bobby Lutz remains candidate for College of Charleston job
Fayetteville Observer

Virginia Tech overwhelms William and Mary 34-9 behind complete effort by young players
Hampton Roads Daily Press

August 31, 2014

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Spurrier, Duke's '89 ACC champions return to campus
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Duke rolls over Elon
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UNC douses Flames, 56-29

From the Fayetteville Observer
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UNC QBs inconsistent in opener
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Schramm- Thrashing of Elon shows Duke football still in bloom

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Brissett rallies NC State for 24-23 win over Georgia Southern in season opener
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UNC overcomes slow start with dominant third-quarter stretch in 56-29 victory against Liberty
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Duke rolls to 52-13 win over Elon

From the Wilmington Star News
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Patchwork secondary rises to the occasion for UNC in season opening win
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Difference-making Brissett delivers on the hype in leading State to comeback victory

From the Roanoke Times
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Hokies' balanced attack overwhelms William & Mary in season-opening win
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Virginia Tech notebook- Williams, DiNardo force turnover, change in momentum for Hokies
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UCLA tops UVa in mistake-laden game

Georgia runs over Clemson in second half for 45-21 victory
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Michigan runs roughshod over Appalachian, gets payback for ’07 defeat
Winston Salem Journal

August 30, 2014

Five questions to ponder before kickoff
Wilmington Star-News

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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It’s kickoff time
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PROVING TIME- Coastal champ Duke out to prove '13 no fluke
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No. 23 Tar Heels hope to torch Flames in 2014 opener

Why are fewer students going to college football games?
Tampa Bay Times

'Nova falls to 'Cuse in double OT
philly.com

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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Gamecocks regroup by going back to basics
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Inside The Game- No. 16 Clemson at No. 12 Georgia

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Kendall Soundoff- USC back to square one in search of momentum
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USC wide receiver commitment charged in technology thefts
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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly- USC-Texas A&M
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The Tape- Review of game as ugly as the real thing

Hokies ready for football season to get real
Roanoke Times

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Quarterbacks Greyson Lambert, Michael Brewer face moments of truth in U.Va., Virginia Tech openers
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Teel Time- Babcock will be prepared when it's time to replace Beamer at Virginia Tech

From the Winston Salem Journal
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App Trail- Feelings mixed on Appalachian-Michigan rematch
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App Trail- App State-Michigan notes

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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App State’s upset at Michigan gave hope to underdogs everywhere
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DeCock- Who will follow in fast footsteps of UNC’s Switzer, Duke’s Edwards?
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An interview with UNC AD Bubba Cunningham- Part I
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An interview with UNC AD Bubba Cunningham- Part II
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Giglio- NC State's Dave Doeren building toward a better future
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Duke vs. Elon- Ask a Phoenix beat writer
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Carolina Hurricanes’ Eric Staal glad to be back on the ice

From the Charlotte Observer
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NASCAR’s Tony Stewart on deadly incident- ‘This will affect my life forever’
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Rivera look to double down
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Will Gettleman gambles pay off?
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Defensive front is team’s rock
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Panthers’ secondary- Long in experience, new as group

August 29, 2014

More work to do- Aggies grill Gamecocks 52-28 in opener
GoGamecocks

From Columbia (SC) The State
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Morris- Never saw this defensive debacle coming
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Aggies grill Gamecocks 52-28 in season opener
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Thumbs up, thumbs down- USC vs. Texas A&M
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USC offense finds points but little rhythm in opener
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Notebook- Injury ends Mike Davis’ night early
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Gamecocks defense left to pick up the pieces after rout
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For college football powers such as Clemson, early marquee games are vital
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New era begins for Tiger radio crew

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Opening nightmare- Kenny Hill, Aggies ambush South Carolina, 52-28
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Quick Takes- South Carolina vs. Texas A&M
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Solid night for QB Thompson in USC's loss
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USC can't slow new Aggies QB Hill in first half
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2011 domestic dispute led Anthony Johnson to withdraw from College of Charleston coach search

Gamecocks search for answers after loss to Texas A&M
Greenville (SC) News

Electric atmosphere precedes USC opener before Texas A&M spoils
Spartanburg Herald Journal

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW- North Carolina
Wilmington Star-News

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Injured UNC walk-on's brother points finger at Tar Heels
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UNC DT Farmer cleared to play

From the Roanoke Times
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Hokies mostly healthy heading into opener against William & Mary
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Redskins receive little clarity in final preseason game

From the Charlotte Observer
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Anderson hurt, Webb leads Panthers past Steelers, 10-0
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Scott Says- 4 things I liked in win
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Notes- Benjamin leaves game with a smile
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Domestic violence convictions to bring 6-game bans
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Charlotte 49ers whip Campbell Camels again
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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart to return to track in Atlanta

Charlotte wears down Campbell in opener
Fayetteville Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Disappointing debut for Wake
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Win at Michigan steered some to Appalachian

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Steve Spurrier still remembers his time at Duke like it was yesterday
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DeCock- Hurricanes' struggles once again make them target for rumors
-
College Football Playoff era begins

Conference USA preview
Richmond Times Dispatch

ODU's star quarterback Heinicke relishes anonymity at school
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

August 28, 2014

From Columbia (SC) The State
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‘SEC Nation’ ready to shine light on Gamecocks football
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Live today- Countdown to Gamecocks kickoff #gogamecocks
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Mike Davis- So quiet ... so loud
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Tale of the Tape- Spurrier vs. Sumlin

South Carolina Preview
USA Today

Spurrier seeks milestone win in USC's opener
Greenville (SC) News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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10 things to watch as college football season kicks off
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Inside the game- No. 21 Texas A&M at No. 9 South Carolina
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New QBs make USC's job easier
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Cougars' search comes up empty
Program reeling after Johnson, Young withdraw

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Amid UNC probe of altercation, four players suspended from season-opener
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Many ACC teams set to open with unproven QBs
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ACC releases 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule
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Investigation of Stewart racing incident 'still on-going'

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton’s ankle bigger concern than ribs
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Kannapolis back brings speed, power and finesse for 49ers
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Mike Minter, Campbell await Charlotte 49ers
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Charlotte at Campbell Gameday

2014 ACC football preview
Greensboro News-Record

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Will 'Pops' Sawyer brings size, maturity to Campbell's offensive line
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UNC football suspends 4 for off-field incident

Liberty-North Carolina Preview
Campus Insiders

Virginia Tech Football- Five Bold Predictions For The 2014 Season
Gobbler Country

August 27, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC investigating hazing incident that left football player with concussion
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DeCock- Clawson, Wake Forest’s new coach, doing things his way
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Duke football Three and Out- linebackers, tight ends, quarterbacks and more
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Sarkisian- USC looking into Shaw's heroic story
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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney would love to play Georgia every season
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Sorensen- Former Panther Mike Minter, Campbell Camels await Charlotte 49ers
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Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera confident QB Cam Newton will play in opener
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Carolina Panthers receiver Philly Brown about to catch on as a returner

Virginia Tech Football- Five Bold Predictions For The 2014 Season
Gobbler Country

August 26, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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With Michigan looming, ex-Mountaineers look back
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Panthers have plenty of concerns

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers QB Derek Anderson could be a father, NFL starter by Sept. 7
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Charlotte- Spend $33.5 million on arena for Hornets
-
Murray grits through cramps to win at US Open

Morris- South Carolina, Clemson poised for big football seasons
Columbia (SC) The State

Dixons excited to team up again in USC starting lineup
Greenville (SC) News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Manziel may be gone, but USC's secondary still expects a test from Texas A&M
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Opener a reunion for USC's Dixon brothers
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Game tape on Georgia, Florida State aiding Chad Morris entering Clemson opener

Virginia Tech vows not to sleep walk through William and Mary test
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Hokies defensive backs run with DBU nickname
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Virginia Tech won't take William & Mary lightly
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ODU coaches use GPS trackers to prevent injuries
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Redskins are running out of time to fix offense
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Redskins' Meriweather suspended for two games

Fedora still mum about UNC’s starting QB
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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There's a bit of 'Blind Side' in Duke's Laken Tomlinson
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NC State focused on starting season on right foot

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW- N.C. State
Wilmington Star-News

August 25, 2014

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Spurrier stands tall as Gamecocks near potential
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Gamecocks' season opener is 'Super Bowl' for SEC Network
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First Take- No. 16 Clemson at No. 12 Georgia

Morris- USC smartly shines under Thursday night lights
Columbia (SC) The State

Spurrier- 'Talking season is about over now'
247 Sports

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC’s Ryan Switzer makes believer out of everybody, including Ryan Switzer
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North Carolina Tar Heels football- The season ahead
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Liberty athletics eyeing a break into the big time

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton sustains rib injury; Week 1 up in air
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Fowler- Newton's injury shakes people up
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Kuechly plays with injured thumb
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Underwood and Pilares headline 10 Panthers cuts
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S.C.'s Spurrier stands 85 feet tall at stadium
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Carlos Rodon shines in Charlotte Knights’ 8-7 win

Redskins' Gruden says Griffin has made progress
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ACC football preview -- Virginia Tech
Wilmington Star-News

Michael Brewer earns starting quarterback nod for Virginia Tech's opener | VIDEO
Ha
mpton Roads Daily Press

2014 College football preview- Virginia Tech, UVa, ACC and more
Roanoke Times

100 Days of Florida Football- No. 7 Will Grier
Hail Florida Hail

Appalachian State's Malachi Jones set for move up to Football Bowl Subdivision
Fayetteville Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Johnson, Noel could be Deacs’ best cornerbacks...ever
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Appalachian punter Critcher working toward a big season

August 24, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Rosol wins Winston-Salem Open
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Logano surges to win at Bristol

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State QB Jacoby Brissett dreaming big
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DeCock- From the ACC to the heart of college football’s new playoff
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Lovefest- Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron
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Rams, Cardinals watching Ferguson with sadness

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers plan to start Cam Newton vs. Steelers
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Swinney keeps faith at Clemson; is he crossing the line?
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On path to FBS and the big time, 49ers moving quickly
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DeCock- Now is the time for UNC Tar Heels to crack 8-win barrier

August 23, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Brady, Patriots batter Panthers, 30-7
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Fowler- Panthers real ugly in fake game
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Scott Says- 5 things I didn't like
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Edwards works to leave Roush as Cup champion
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Charlotte Hornets sign rookie P.J. Hairston
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49ers sophomore LB Alcalde can really fly

Joe Giglio’s guide to 2014 ACC football
Raleigh News & Observer

Cupcakes have their place in college football … just not in the regular season
Wilmington Star-News

No Clowney, USC points to Skai
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

No QB for Tech yet, but Ford looks like a starting receiver
Roanoke Times

Heinicke, ODU realistic about Conference USA, FBS schedule
WAVY

August 22, 2014

Gamecocks looking for talented tight ends to step up this season
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Columbia (SC) The State
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Connor Shaw confident in future- ‘I’ll be ready for anything’
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Preseason polls meaningless, but they’re fun to talk about

From NBC Sports
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Gamecocks RB Davis’ status for A&M undecided
-
Clemson’s top returning rusher Brooks out for year
-
Report- UTSA approves Coker's extension, raise
-
FAU to name field after ex-coach Schnellenberger

2014 Fayetteville Observer's Top 50 Recruits
Fayetteville Observer

ACC, SEC don't view BYU as Power 5 team
CBS Sports

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State- Better defense starts up front
-
NCAA files intent to appeal decision allowing player compensation
-
NASCAR Sprint Cup- Bristol Night Race schedule, TV times

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Isner withdraws from Winston-Salem Open
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Hamilton- Isner made the only decision he could
-
Querrey rallies, advances to semis for 3rd straight year
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ASU working to overcome inconsistency at outside linebacker

Redskins' RGIII stands by latest social media post
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Fowler- Panthers @ Patriots- Fake game, real history
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5 things to watch vs. Patriots
-
Notes- Rivera- Newton close to 100%

Cutcliffe 'comfortable' with development of O-line
Durham Herald-Sun

Teel Time- Virginia Tech's Babcock talks ACC channel, fan experience, football ticket sales
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Preview 2014 - Bowl Projections 
No need to play the season. Here's what's going to happen

College Football News

August 21, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State’s Doeren- Upbeat after down season
-
UNC’s plans to renovate or replace Smith Center “on the back burner”
-
US women top Switzerland 4-1 at WakeMed Soccer Park
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Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' Bell- I'm worried about wins, not payday
-
Cam Newton to play half vs. Pats
-
Rivera- Barner trade a 'win-win'
-
Ex-49er Barnette overshadowed but successful in Knights debut
-
New-look SoCon looks to build new rivalries

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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College of Charleston considers bringing back Bobby Cremins; Anthony Johnson would be 'coach in waiting'
-
Louisville, Petrino bring championship pedigree, controversy to ACC

ASU unveils new uniforms; is it still cutting-edge when everybody's doing it?
Arizona Sports

August 20, 2014

QB Braxton Miller's injury gives Virginia Tech a puncher's chance at Ohio State
Hampton Roads Daily
Press

Gamecocks' stars are gone, but defense has talent and depth
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From USA Today
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From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Sell-out crowd turns out to see Carlos Rodon while they have the chance
-
On the surface, it's second-class treatment for women's soccer
-
Duke football- Secondary ready to live up to nickname
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UNC QB coach Keith Heckendorf on Marquise Williams, Mitch Trubisky and competition
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NFL going to extremes to enforce illegal contact rule

Ditka blasts critics of Redskins' name
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers trade Barner to Philly for 7th-round pick
-
Carl Edwards will go racing with JGR
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NC A&T football- D’Vonte Grant tackled opportunity with a flourish
-
Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Rivera tries to teach Benjamin, Norman strong lesson
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WFU getting ready for season opener at Louisiana-Monroe

Colleges focus on stadium amenities
Greenville Daily
Reflector

August 19, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC Central's Quinn Billerman makes bid for QB job
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Former NC State pitcher Carlos Rodon to start for Charlotte Knights on Tuesday
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Duke loses tight end Braxton Deaver
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UNC quarterback competition nearing its conclusion
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Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

From the Roanoke Times
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Washington wins ugly against Johnny Manziel and Cleveland
-
Hokies have plenty of choices for new kicker
-
Virginia Tech hires assistant AD
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Report- Bristol Motor Speedway to change Sprint Cup race date

Beamer says decision on Brewer or Leal for Virginia Tech's starting QB coming soon
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Steve Spurrier's unfinished business- get South Carolina an SEC title
Baltimore Sun

Ruler of the East
NBC Sports

Morris- Shift to 3-4 will boost defense
Columbia (SC) The State

Panthers learning about keeping composure
C
harlotte Observer

No shock the SEC conference still tops all in NCAA football
GamingToday

August 18, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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From the Wilmington Star-News
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From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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From the Winston Salem Journal
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Villegas surges to win
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Hamilton- Slocum rues his missed chances
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Gordon gets victory, takes points lead
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Klahn outlasts Rubin
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Newton passes his first test

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' Newton shakes off rust, surgery in win
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Fowler- A mixed bag for Newton, Panthers
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Notes- Rookie mistakes for BenjaminTom Talks- Panthers entertaining vs. Chiefs


Roanoke Times


USA Today

College Football Rules In Focus- The Run-Pass Inconsistency
Bloguin (blog)

August 17, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Death toll at U.S. auto tracks in 25 years- 520+
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Jimmie Johnson hoping for Michigan form to return
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Panthers’ Newton, Benjamin ready for ‘game speed’
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Fowler- Four questions for the Carolina Panthers
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A teammate’s selfless act helped preserve Panthers kicker’s career
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Steve Smith likes the Ravens for 'bully' mentality
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For some college athletes, a chance to get paid
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The defensive playmakers that drive Duke, UNC, NC State
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UNC senior Otis ready to lead defense
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Record crowd turns out to Meet the Blue Devils
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Former NCSU standout Rodon promoted to Knights

From the Roanoke Times
Starting QB slot still up for grabs after Hokies’ scrimmage (with video)
Video- Beamer, Loeffler, Brewer and Leal talk after Saturday's scrimmage

USC OL Matulis injured during scrimmage
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

UNC finds its shooting touch, ends Bahamas hoop trip with win
Wilmington Star-News

For ODU, Norfolk State, change won't come cheaply
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

2014 CFN Conference USA Preview 
C-USA finally has a clearer vision of its future. What's next?

College Football News

A Hall of Fame experience
CBS Sports

August 16, 2014

Notre Dame investigating four players for academic fraud
Chicago Tribune

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Langley, Slocum share lead
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Gordon sets qualifying mark at Brooklyn

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' Benwikere keeps slain friend on his mind
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Fowler- Four questions for the Carolina Panthers
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NASCAR adds rule prohibiting drivers from walking on track after accident
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UNC loses first exhibition game in Bahamas

Jim Grobe now regrets not taking Nebraska job
CBS Sports

Redskins hope to improve tackling after dismal 2013
Richmond Times Dispatch

Gamecocks 'expecting big things' from Roland
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Va. Tech defense trades size for speed
Norfolk Virginian Pilot


USA Today

August 15, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Cobb leaving Appalachian for Georgia State’s AD job
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Villegas shoots 63 for first-round lead

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC football- Freshman Elijah Hood continues to impress amid considerable hype
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Duke defensive coordinator Jim Knowles details plans to replace Kelby Brown
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Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton expected to play a quarter vs. Chiefs
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Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car death

After Shanahan, Redskins' defensive coordinator Haslett gets more leeway
Roanoke Times

Preview 2014 – Virginia Tech Hokies
Campus Insiders


USA Today

August 14, 2014

From the Greensboro News-Record
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75th edition of tournament ready to begin
-
Deacons eager for new facility

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk's long wait nears its end
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NC State walk-on QB Leatham gets another chance
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NC State dedicates new indoor practice facility
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UNC football to play Cal, instead of Ohio State, in 2017, 2018


USA Today

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets return with dose of early home games
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49ers looking for six new starters

From the Charlotte Observer
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SEC Network ready for launch after schools invest millions
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Gamecocks kicker Elliott Fry doesn't want to miss his 'one shot'

Skins go from basics to book
Roanoke Times

Va. Tech report | Brewer, Leal atop QB depth chart
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

August 13, 2014

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Spurrier praises offense following USC practice
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Cullen Harper, the last Clemson QB to beat South Carolina, wants to fix your teeth
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C of C search committee pares list of candidates

Rant Sports College Football Rankings- No. 12 South Carolina
Rant Sports

Morning Meeting- What is a 'Pop Rocket'?
Columbia (SC) State

2014 CFN ACC Preview: It's Florida State's ACC world.
College Football News

New season, new challenge for Duke- Can Blue Devils handle success?
Wilmington Star-News

From the Roanoke Times
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Redskins exit training camp with energy
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Hokies shuffle roster to help depleated defensive line

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State walk-on QB Leatham gets another chance
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Duke's Kelby Brown to miss 2014 season with ACL injury
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Judge dismisses lawsuit by former NC Central coach
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UNC among six finalists for top 2015 prospect Skal Labissiere
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Stevens- Prep memories worth celebrating as N&O turns 120

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Panthers find top receiver, left tackle, but concerns remain as camp ends
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Charlotte Hornets make fast-break on bid for NBA all-star game
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Hornets’ Gerald Henderson- I didn’t play my best last season
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Tony Stewart investigation- Probe in Kevin Ward Jr.’s death expected to last 2 weeks or more

August 12, 2014

Wake Forest names true freshman John Wolford starting QB
  East Carolina originally gained an oral commitment from Wolford, but he switched to Wake Forest last December after Clawson was hired to replace Jim Grobe.
Fayetteville Observer

College Football Countdown | No. 27- North Carolina
USA Today

2014 College Football Preview- North Carolina Tar Heels
Vavel.com

ACC Preview- Expert Predictions
CBS Sports

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Freshman Wolford named Wake Forest's starting QB
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Tar Heels must rebuild their defensive line

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC searching for next breakout player on defensive line
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All-ACC linebacker Kelby Brown carted off field with left knee injury
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UNC, Duke to play five games on Big Monday

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Postcards from camp- Brown’s injury puts damper on Duke scrimmage
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Postcards from camp- Wolfpack LB Salahuddin to undergo knee surgery

Previewing the 2014 Gamecock Football Schedule, Part One
Free Times (blog)

Wide receiver Pharoh Cooper looking to have bigger impact for South Carolina
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Tragedy could keep drivers from charging onto track
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Source- Hornets to submit bid to host NBA All-Star Weekend
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Carolina Panthers- Jonathan Stewart is back, calls Monday ‘a good first step’
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Sorensen Q&A with coach Ron Rivera
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Hot Spartanburg weather helps Panthers

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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RG III works through ups and downs in camp
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The buzz in Blacksburg- Hokies need lots of work

Williams anticipates uphill climb in ACC with Virginia Tech roster full of new faces
Hampton Roads Daily Press

2014 CFN Mountain West Preview 
If the Power 5 won't give, it's now up to the Mountain West to take

College Football News

August 11, 2014

Death should be sobering wake-up call for Tony Stewart
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Sorensen- My only certainty, life was lost tragically in Stewart accident
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NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits, kills another racer
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Stewart on Ward death- 'there aren't words'
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AJ Allmendinger wins NASCAR’s Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen
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Panthers safety Tre Boston eager to get on field after injury
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McIlroy wins PGA in thrilling show on soggy turf

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- NC State hoping a playmaker introduces himself
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Wolfpack loses LB Salahuddin to knee injury

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Long legal battle looms after C-of-C fired Wojcik
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Clemson coordinators play the disrespect card for motivation

Deacons go through first scrimmage
Winston Salem Journal


Wilmington Star-News

Rutgers hoping to take next step
philly.com


USA Today

August 10, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Driver killed in on-track incident with Tony Stewart at N.Y. dirt track
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Benjamin’s ability excites Rivera, Panthers
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Aaron Curry pursues new passion with 49ers

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff's football predictions- 11-1 for South Carolina, 10-2 for Clemson
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Mixed results for USC in first scrimmage

College football lives by "dollars and cents"
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

David Teel: Hokies vow a return to power running game | VIDEO
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Youngsters bring optimism to Virginia Tech football camp
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack, Tar Heels, Blue Devils look for football playmakers
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DeCock- Veteran exec Waddell looks to get Hurricanes’ finances in shape
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College Football Playoff makes effort to help teachers
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Venus tops Serena in all-Williams semifinal
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McIlroy in the lead at PGA Championship _ barely

August 9, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Benjamin has big grab in Panthers' loss to Bills
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Sorensen- Panthers fans, a glass half empty
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Barner looks to earn roster spot
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Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case
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ESPN, Finebaum ready to launch SEC Network
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Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston’s court case continued to Sept. 12
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ACC, Maryland settle lawsuits over exit fee
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Mourning thanks doctors, kidney donor at Hall
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Kyle Busch continues to improve on road courses

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Benjamin a bright spot in Panthers' loss to Bills
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ANALYSIS- Defending champ Reed will face tough Wyndham field

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Battling backups- Gamecocks' Connor Mitch moving up depth chart at quarterback
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Johnson expected to interview soon

From CBS Sports
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O'Bannon ruling- NCAA violates antitrust laws
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Maryland to pay $31M in settlement with ACC
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Power 5 coaches want Power 5-only schedule

UVA- Winning may be all that matters for London
Roanoke Times

August 8, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Autonomy from NCAA first step into future of college sports
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NCAA approves financial autonomy for ACC, ‘Power 5’ conferences
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On autonomy, money and unionization- Duke football responds
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NC State fills out football schedules through 2019
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Durant withdraws from US national team
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Landon Donovan says he'll retire after season
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Centennial Authority considers PNC Arena expansion

‘Power 5′ conferences get their autonomy … so now what?
Wilmington Star-News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power
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Hamilton- Deacons trying to embrace transition
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McIlroy's 66 has him in good shape at PGA

From the Charlotte Observer
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Have-nots wait to see how haves’ autonomy plays out
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Challenge bigger for Panthers' Byron Bell
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Still no decision for Newton's play vs. Bills
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Fowler- Blackburn grooming own replacement
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Davidson, UNC to play basketball game in Charlotte

Redskins beat Patriots for seventh-straight preseason victory
Roanoke Times

RGIII plays one series in Washington's opening victory
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

C-USA Preview- Marshall carries high hopes beyond title
Murfreesboro Daily News Journal

When it's time to push the pile, Clemson's running backs want the ball
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

August 7, 2014

Power Conferences Q&A- Vote would let big conferences set their own rules
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA to vote on autonomy for ACC, other ‘Power 5’ conference schools
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UNC has grand aspirations on offense, but offensive line a question
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Duke works to restore running rotation
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Wolfpack RB Thornton reinstated from suspension

K-State's Snyder- College sports have 'sold out'
CBS Sports

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Receiver James eager to contribute in his final season at Wake Forest
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Mountaineers envision 1-2 punch with Upshaw and Cox in backfield
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Panthers' Davis energized by snub
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Sedgefield, Golf Channel teaming up

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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John Kresse, Monte Lee to serve on College of Charleston basketball coach search committee
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NCAA's cookie infraction case against USC crumbles

From the Charlotte Observer
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Finally healthy, Pilares ready to prove himself
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Gordon, Earnhardt in position to boost NASCAR
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Tiger Woods’ time fading

Preseason College Football Rankings 2014- Underrated Teams
Bleacher Report

2014 Virginia Tech Hokies Team Preview
Maddux Sports (blog)

August 6, 2014

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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College of Charleston fires Doug Wojcik; Anthony Johnson 'definitely interested' in job
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Statement from Doug Wojcik's attorney
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C of C President Glenn McConnell's letter
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Why A.J. is the ideal CofC hire

ODU to announce NC State matchup set for 2016
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons' defensive line in flux
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Talented but untested Appalachian State has a large group of young receivers

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC critic Mary Willingham on accusation of plagiarism- 'Whatever I did, I did and … whatever'
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Young NC State defense trying to learn from its mistakes
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ACC football looking for even more respect

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers DTs a mix of old and young
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Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Thomas lets coaches use him to stress lesson
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Offensive line is ‘the rock’ of Charlotte 49ers
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App State has pick from a crop of new receivers

From the Roanoke Times
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UVa forward arrested for public drunkenness
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Video- Bud, Wiles, Torrian, Kyshoen and Kendall talk Tuesday
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Griffin uses combined practice with Patriots as measuring tool

August 5, 2014

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Gamecocks counting on freshman cornerbacks to be ready for opener against Texas A&M
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New Citadel AD Jim Senter brings mix of coaching, fund-raising experience to job

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Texans owner sees Clowney business boom
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USC game vs. Georgia said to be on 'GameDay' radar

Optimism high as Virginia Tech begins fall practice
Roanoke Times

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer comes out of first practice with positive reviews for team
Hampton Roads Daily Press

This year's top 20 party schools — and other honors
Washington Post

Best Colleges - Princeton Review
Princeton Review

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' Brandon Williams makes leap from basketball to football
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Carolina Panthers- Jury trial for Greg Hardy set for Nov. 17
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Under Armour debuts offseason Cam Newton video series


USA Today

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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13-year-old Jada Peebles accepts offer from NC State women's basketball
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DeCock- Duke’s record reverts to zero, along with some of the respect Blue Devils have earned
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Tight end Braxton Deaver suspended as Duke begins camp
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Duke’s Jamison Crowder ready to rock
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Duke adds Chase Jeter to 2015 recruiting class
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UNC critic Mary Willingham accused of plagiarism in thesis

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons' Chubb excited about move to BUCK position
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Blue Devils have high expectations
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Earnhardt credits relationships for turnaround
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Woods watch is on at Valhalla

August 4, 2014

From NBC Sports
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Report- Air Force investigating athletic department
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South Carolina admits to 22 secondary violations

Mike Davis handles status as a campus celebrity entering junior season
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks’ secondary newcomers eager to shine
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Morris- Do QB camps educate or duplicate?
-
Letter- Bon Jovi wants Bills to succeed in Buffalo

5 storylines to follow as Hokies open practice Monday
Roanoke Times

Virginia, Virginia Tech look to regain confidence as preseason kicks off
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-High 5: Questions facing state/area college football teams
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Skins get early shot at an opponent

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Four questions as Duke football begins preseason camp
-
Preview- East Wake expects to be explosive
-
Former Canes Rutherford, Karmanos reunited in Pittsburgh

From the Charlotte Observer
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes sweep at Pocono Raceway
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Thomas Davis- Panthers defense can reach new heights
-
Rock Hill rolls into the national bike race scene

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Pain knocks Woods out of Bridgestone; Wyndham looks doubtful
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Rooms with a view at the Wyndham Championship


USA Today

August 3, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Liverpool beats AC Milan before 66,000 fans in Charlotte
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Liverpool fans flex muscle at Bank of America Stadium
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Fans hungry for ‘futbol’
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Charlotte soccer game has special meaning for fan
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Earnhardt Jr. says ‘mojo back,’ and it’s just in time
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Kam Bryant back at helm for Appalachian State football team
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Jordan Gross transforms- From 305 pounds to 235 in 7 months
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Kawann Short set on giving back to hometown
-
Will the Panthers sign Cam long-term?

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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College football roundtable- N&O staff discusses ACC race, Duke, UNC and NC State
-
UNC quarterback competition begins in earnest with the start of practice
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Wolfpack beats rain on first day of football practice; Brissett looks sharp in first practice

From the Wilmington Star-News
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More on the ‘line’ for UNC this preseason than high-profile QB battle
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Brissett, Wolfpack ready for new beginning as fall practice opens

From the Winston Salem Journal
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In many ways, Mountaineers are starting from scratch
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QB Bryant now at ease as a starter and leader
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Clawson focuses on his freshman

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Longtime Braves announcer Pete Van Wieren dies at 69
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Entire Clemson coaching staff returns
-
College of Charleston, Wojcik no closer to resolution

From CBS Sports
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Why Big Ten Network president is always ready for future realignment
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Bo Pelini puts on new Nebraska uniform to reveal to team
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More than 109,000 watch Real Madrid vs. Man U at Big House

August 2, 2014

Spurrier- Chemistry apparent on the field
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Virginia Tech anticipates a defense with uncommon speed
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC starts anew with first preseason football practice
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UNC signs 2015 recruits Anthony Ratliff and Carl Tucker to scholarship agreements
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Wolfpack ready to put last football season in the past
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Duke football taking on-field success to the recruiting trail
-
Duke to play Middle Tennessee State series in football
-
Hurricanes, Boys and Girls Clubs team up to help academically struggling kids

From the Charlotte Observer
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AC Milan, Liverpool bring traditions to Charlotte
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Liverpool - AC Milan- 'Big names' could be tested Saturday
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Panthers safety DeCoud getting his act together
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Live now- Updates from Panthers training camp
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Hamlin set to brave Pocono without suspended pair

From the Winston Salem Journal
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ASU’s Satterfield dismisses backup LB
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Winning opens doors for Duke in recruiting
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Deacs impress Clawson out of the gate
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Panthers’ draft doesn’t count once camp starts

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNC signs three top football recruits to scholarship agreements
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Suspension of top returning rusher adds to Wake’s offensive woes

Nike email- Get Jimbo's son into Nike sweatshirt
CBS Sports

August 1, 2014

From USA Today
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Amway Coaches Poll
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Analysis- Breaking down every top 25 team
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Ranking the 25 QBs in the Amway Coaches Poll

UNC-CH a surprise entry in preseason coaches football poll
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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4 key themes to follow as No. 23 UNC opens practice
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UNC preseason practice preview- Secondary
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UNC preseason practice preview- Linebackers

From the College Football News
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2014 Georgia Tech Preview | What You Need To Know
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2014 UAB Preview | What You Need To Know
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2014 CFN Preview - Middle Tenn. Blue Raiders 

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Mountaineers will play all D-I teams for the first time
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Young Heels have chance to take a big step
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Time for Deacs to show their new strength
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Kalil taking over leadership role for Panthers

From the Charlotte Observer
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Ryan Kalil takes over as Panthers’ line leader
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Liverpool, Milan have something to play for in Charlotte
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NASCAR- Ty Dillon is ready to roll
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Forcing fumbles no longer enough for 49ers’ Caleb Clayton-Molby
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Spurrier- Clowney was not distraction

Adapting has been part of the game for Redskins lineman Lauvao
Richmond Times Dispatch

Redskins' sock market gets a big boost from Clark
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Oregon's ticket gimmick- Scratch-and-sniff
CBS Sports

September 2, 2014

From theamerican.org
Watch- Power Plays Week 1
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Weekly Football Honors- Sept. 1

Towson Game Of Last Season Not Far From UConn's Mind
Harford Courant

Carl Lewis promoted to full-time member of UH track coaching staff
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane CB Taurean Nixon questionable for Georgia Tech game with groin injury; full injury report after Monday's practice
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Rain here to stay for Tulane football's Labor Day practice; plus thoughts from Tanner Lee on his college debut
Tulane QB Tanner Lee says he went through nearly every scenario in his first college game- video

Overheard- SMU’s June Jones on poor offensive line play, two-QB system
Dallas Morning News

TU football- Opponent watch
Tulsa World

FS Wells among injured Owls
philly.com


Freshman's big night makes up for USF's problems

Tampa Bay Times

September 1, 2014

From theamerican.org
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SMU Falls to Baylor
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USF Opens Season with 36-31 Win Over Western Carolina
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Sunday Women's Soccer Roundup

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU offers little resistance to Baylor, humbled in every phase
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5 Thoughts- SMU offense looks miserable in blowout loss to Baylor; QB battle still ongoing
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Baylor plays complete game in rout, but biggest concern now Petty's health
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Baylor opens McLane Stadium in style with rout of SMU; QB Petty shaken up

Tulane University receives occupancy certificate for Yulman Stadium
New Orleans Times Picayune

Instead of folding, Tulsa found a way to win
Tulsa World

Tuberville, Bearcats watching everyone else play
Cincinnati Enquirer

August 31, 2014

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Injuries, inexperience haunt UCF during 26-24 loss to Penn State
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UCF rally falls short, Knights suffer 26-24 loss to Penn State in Ireland

USF beats Western Carolina in opener
Tampa Bay Times

Bulls win as freshman Mack dazzles in debut
Tampa Tribune

Baylor's Art Briles and SMU's June Jones have plenty of parallels, despite different situations
Dallas Morning News

UH begins to pick up the pieces after humbling home loss
Houston Chronicle

UC's Williams wants a title and 1,000 yards
Cincinnati Enquirer

August 30, 2014

From theamerican.org
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UCF Opens Season In Ireland
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Houston Drops Home Opener to UTSA
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Women's Soccer Recap- ECU, SMU, Tulsa Pick Up Wins

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Live updates- UCF vs. Penn State
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UCF rented instant replay system for Croke Park Classic
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UCF starting tailback Will Stanback may not play against Penn State

From the Houston Chronicle
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Pretty at the start, debut is ugly at end for Cougars
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Cougars suffer ugly 27-7 loss to UTSA in TDECU Stadium’s first game

USF Bulls' Jozwiak to make heartfelt return
Tampa Bay Times

SMU's June Jones discusses potential kick returners for opener
Dallas Morning News

Temple Football Proves It Will Be Major Player in AAC Race
Rant Sports

August 29, 2014

From theamerican.org
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Tulsa Wins in Double Overtime Against Tulane
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Temple Wins In Commanding Fashion Against Vanderbilt 37-7
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American Athletic Conference Announces 2014-15 Men's Basketball Schedule
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American Athletic Conference Announces 2014-15 Women's Basketball League Schedule

From the Tulsa World
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John Klein- Tulsa's Dane Evans spectacular in TU's dramatic win over Tulane
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Tulsa rallies for overtime victory over Tulane
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TU Notebook- Hurricane fans enjoy new tradition during home opener
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TU vs. Tulane- Three and Out
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Tulsa-Tulane- Quarter-by-Quarter breakdown
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Pat Swilling Jr. attorney- Tulsa omitted facts from waiver application

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane loses a heartbreaker to Tulsa, 38-31 in double overtime
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Tulane's inspirational Devon Walker triumphantly returns to Tulsa and the site of his paralyzing injury
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The scoring summary in Tulane's 38-31 loss to Tulsa Thursday
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Demarco Nelson makes key INT in Tulsa's 38-31 double OT win over Tulane

From philly.com
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Temple throttles Vanderbilt
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PSU out to learn from UCF loss
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PSU expects test from UCF

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF hunts for game-changing plays against Penn State
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Pictures- UCF players, fans in Ireland
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George O'Leary- Players had more bounce in Thursday's practice
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Carton House special ordered American food for UCF football team

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Tuberville to name UC QB just before opener
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UC Bearcats position watch- DBs
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UC Bearcats release men's basketball schedule

USF football preview, odds and ends
Tampa Bay Times

August 28, 2014

American Stories- Irish Eyes On UCF
theamerican.org

UCF strives to block out distractions at 'castle' outside Dublin
Orlando Sentinel

From philly.com
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Penn State all business in Ireland
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Temple looking for next step
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Time for Temple to take field
-
2014 college football at a glance

From the Tulsa World
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John E. Hoover- A tragic play, a triumphant return
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TU vs. Tulane- Three storylines
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TU vs. Tulane- Key matchups
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TU vs. Tulane- Opposing players to watch

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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2 more Tulane football players disciplined after running back arrested in fight
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An NFL scout's-eye view of Tulane's opener at Tulsa

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Football Season Opener- A Husky Scavenger Hunt
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Weist Resides In Michigan, But UConn Will Live In His Heart

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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It's no joke- UC's Mike Tyson packs a punch
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Tuberville, Bearcats to catch early action on TV
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UC may play Pitt, Kentucky in football

Changes having effect as UH defense builds reputation
Houston Chronicle

On the outside looking in- Breaking down the non-power five
Dallas Morning News

USF hoping to rebound from nightmare 2013 season
Miami Herald

Update- SMU vs. Baylor, other college games will no longer be blacked out on Dish Network
Dallas Morning News

August 27, 2014

Owls preparing for another tough opening challenge - Vanderbilt
Columbia Daily Herald

After months of planning, UCF begins trip to Ireland
Orlando Sentinel

2014 Football Team Previews- SMU
theamerican.org.

August 26, 2014

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn-BYU Football- Game Week Begins
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Max DeLorenzo Emerging As Leader On UConn Football Team
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AAC Notes- UCF Opening Season In Dublin Vs. Penn State

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF defense can capitalize on Penn State's inexperienced offensive line
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USA Today ranks Pete DiNovo in top five new quarterbacks
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George O'Leary said Pete DiNovo is further ahead of Blake Bortles' freshman season

From philly.com
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George O'Leary, UCF prepare for Penn State
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No easy opener for Temple

2014 Football Team Previews- USF
theamerican.org

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Tulane’s Devon Walker to return to Tulsa, site of his life-altering injury
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Tulane students line up for football tickets
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Tulane running back Robert Kelley facing robbery, battery charges after bike incident

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's Devon Walker says 'it was time' for return to Tulsa, site of his injury
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Tulane running back charged with battery and robbery
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Tulane athletic department issues a statement regarding RB Rob Kelley's arrest
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Tulane to receive occupancy certificate for new football stadium this week, athletic director says

Quartet of true freshmen to crack UH’s depth chart
Houston Chronicle

August 25, 2014

From the College Football News
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Fearless Predictions- Can UCF Keep Rolling? It's the American Athletic Game of the Week- Penn State vs. UCF
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American Athletic, Part 2- SMU at Baylor & More
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The top players and stars going into the 2014 season
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No need to play the season. Here's what's going to happen

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football players unfazed by volcano threat
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Croke Park Classic is already a win for Ireland-born UCF kicker Sean Galvin
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UCF football success years in making

From the Houston Chronicle
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Some features at TDECU Stadium won't be ready in time for season opener
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UH honors Heisman winner Andre Ware with 11-yard-line at TDECU Stadium

(Ex-AD) Babcock takes blame for UC football schedule
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's Devon Walker to return to site of injury at Tulsa for game Thursday, newspaper reports
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Tulane positional series- Is there any replacing Cairo Santos?

From the Tulsa World
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John Klein- Florida State, Tulane are far different but similar opening opportunities
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TU freshman D'Angelo Brewer emerges at running back
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TU football notebook- Team celebrates first 'victory'

Willie Taggart aims for USF Bulls turnaround in Year 2
Tampa Bay Times

From the Tampa Tribune
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USF football- Five things to watch this season
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USF fans hope baseball prospect QB can pitch touchdowns

More schools mixing beer and football this fall, including North Texas, SMU
Dallas Morning News

Notebook- Tulane players to enjoy rare day off
Baton Rouge Advocate

Sunday Women's Soccer Roundup
theamerican.org

August 24, 2014

Conference breakdown- AAC
Lincoln Journal Star

Doc- Ask actual college players about pay
Cincinnati Enquirer

UH football preview- Cougars primed for big season
Houston Chronicle

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Sam Scofield stands tall for Tulane
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Tulane Camp Notes- Curtis Johnson likes defense’s swagger

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Ten things Tulane's fall practices tell us about the 2014 squad
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Tulane positional series- Sam Scofield racks up tackles, plays off Darion Monroe
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Saturday football report- Tulane WR Marc Edwards has appendix removed; team relatively healthy coming out of camp

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary
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Iceland volcano begins erupting, could threaten UCF-Penn State

From philly.com
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PSU continuing prep despite volcano
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Rhule aims to stay the course
-
Temple eyes better season in AAC
-
Temple football at a glance

SMU freshman running back Daniel Gresham could be redshirted with injury
Dallas Morning News

College Football Preview- TU team breakdown
Tulsa World

Big year for USF’s Taggart and The Team
Tampa Tribune

August 23, 2014

From Athlon Sports
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NCAA Football Preview - Cincinnati Bearcats
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NCAA Football Preview - UCF Knights
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NCAA Football Preview - Tulsa Golden Hurricane
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NCAA Football Preview - Tulane Green Wave
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NCAA Football Preview - Temple Owls
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NCAA Football Preview - SMU Mustangs

From theamerican.org
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American Women's Soccer Opening Day Recap
-
2014 Football Team Previews- Memphis

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Tommy Tuberville- Bearcats have room to improve
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UC Football position watch- DL

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane DE Royce LaFrance suspended for first half of Tulsa game
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Tulane football and coach Curtis Johnson are riding a big wave into the 2014 season

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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TULANE CAMP REPORT- Royce LaFrance suspended for first half of opener
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Tulane counting on multi-talented Darion Monroe
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Tulane holds another neighborhood meeting regarding game day operations

From the Tulsa World
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TU notebook- Two years since Tulane's Devon Walker suffered injury
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John E. Hoover- Here's why TU quarterback play will be better in 2014

USF Bulls change equation on defense
Tampa Bay Times

McKie coming home to Temple
philly.com

More colleges mixing beer, football at stadiums
Tampa Tribune

Texas colleges bring booze to the game
Houston Chronicle

August 22, 2014

2014 Football Team Previews- Temple
theamerican.org

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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After rocky start, UC's Shaq ready for attack
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Who says UC Bearcats don't have a prayer?

From the Hartford Courant
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Jeff Jacobs- Huskies Embrace Casey Cochran's Bad Hair (Media) Day
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Rewind- All The News From Today's UConn Football Media Day

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH unveils tasty treats on TDECU Stadium menu
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A look at story lines for the 2014 college football season

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Lewis- Nine things we know — and don’t know — about Tulane football
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Trimmer Corey Redwine ready to fill the void in Tulane defense

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tempers flare, humidity rises and Tulane football team tested in Thursday's outdoor workout at Gormley
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Tulane defensive back Darion Monroe will be a boon at nickelback this season

USF's Jozwiak thrilled to play after heart surgery
Tampa Tribune

Football report- '13 opener still stings
Tampa Bay Times

Highlights from Tigers' nonconference slate
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bill Blankenship to TU fans- 'We need you to be in the stands'
Tulsa World

Rhule hands Christopher tough number
philly.com

SMU’s Neal Burcham wins starting quarterback job
Dallas Morning News

UCF's Terrance Plummer, Troy Gray inspire each other to lead Knights' defense
Orlando Sentinel

August 21, 2014

Icelandic volcano threatens UCF's game vs. Penn State in Ireland
Orlando Sentinel

From philly.com
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Volcano threatens Penn State opener
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Rhule hands Christopher tough number

Worst-case scenarios for SMU this season
Dallas Morning News

2014 Football Team Previews- UConn
theamerican.org

Fifth in a series of state teams- South Florida
Daytona Beach News

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Sean Kilpatrick undergoes knee surgery, out 2-4 weeks
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Believe it or not, Fifth Third Arena was once a gem

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football positional series- Nico Marley is playing leading vocals for the Wave middle
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Tulane CB Lorenzo Doss highlights Wednesday's morning practice- video

Bigger, stronger QB Mike White set to lead USF Bulls
Tampa Bay Times

UConn's Diaco Remains Ever The Motivator At Chamber Breakfast
Hartford Courant

From the Tulsa World
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TU Notebook- Derrick Luetjen leading Hurricane defense
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John Klein- Hawaii struggles foreshadows more college football challenges

August 20, 2014

From theamerican.org
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2014 Football Team Previews- Tulsa
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2014 Football Team Previews- Tulane
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UCF Tabbed as Preseason Favorite to Win American Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Title
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SMU Tabbed As Favorite In Preseason Volleyball Coaches Poll

UC's Silverberry Mouhon has game, catchy name
Cincinnati Enquirer

USF drops plan to put ‘THE TEAM’ on jerseys
Tampa Tribune

A TEAM loss- Bulls settle for blank jerseys
Tampa Bay Times

Coach Willie Taggart remains confident he can turnaround USF's
Daily Journal

From the Houston Chronicle
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Questions surround UH's rebuilt offensive line
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Redshirt freshman earns playing time at linebacker for Cougars
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Highly-rated high school QB to enroll at UH in January

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Tulane has mock game as season nears
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Some Tulane position battles starting to clear

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football moves to game situations and Tulsa in Tuesday's closed practice
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Tulane DT Tanzel Smart taking over the middle of Green Wave defensive line

NCAA denies Pat Swilling's attempt to play football for TU this season
Tulsa World

Rhule wants versatile TEs
philly.com

Mo'ne Davis Puts Auriemma On Notice- She Wants To Be A Husky
Hartford Courant

August 19, 2014

UC's Cronin impressed by offensive potency of team
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Hartford Courant
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Casey Cochran At The Bat, But We'll See If He Stays There
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At 21,000, Season Ticket Sales Lag For UConn Football

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Well-traveled Tulane football team looks forward to holding practices at new home stadium
-
Tulane football begins prep for opener at Tulsa, players say | Video
-
Tulane positional series defensive ends- younger and faster rules the day

Harper hopes to lead Temple turnaround
philly.com

From the Tulsa World
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TU notebook- Matt Linscott savoring new scholarship
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Lawsuit claims TU violated federal law in rape investigation

Taggart names White starting QB at USF
Tampa Tribune

August 18, 2014

From the Dallas Morning News
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AAC football preview- New conference made strong debut; what about encore?
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SMU finally has defensive depth, but young Ponies need to grow up fast

Mike White named USF Bulls starting QB
Tampa Bay Times

Tuberville to name starting QB within 7-10 days
Cincinnati Enquirer

From philly.com
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An Owl again, and grateful
-
Thompson will miss Owls' first three games

Tigers Basketball Defeats Ottawa 104-89 Sunday
gotigersgo.com

Oklahoma, Creighton, Wichita State highlight TU nonconference basketball schedule
Tulsa World

August 17, 2014

From the Hartford Courant
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Jeff Jacobs- A Bleak View Of NCAA's Future
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Conference Realignment — Aka Pillaging, Backstabbing — Settles Down, With UConn Among Big Losers
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Jeff Jacobs- User Manuel- UConn AD Knows Both Sides Of NCAA Issues
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Robert M. Thorson- Good Case That College Athletes Are Employees

UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's versatility helps fuel Knights' offensive development
Orlando Sentinel

UC Football position watch- RBs
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tulane goes airborne in second preseason scrimmage
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane redshirt freshman Tanner Lee is expected to lengthen the field and bolster the offense
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Tulane fall football positional series- young running backs elbowing for carries and roles in offense

Temple D ahead of offense
philly.com

Ailing SMU cornerback J.R. Richardson practices for first time
Dallas Morning News

Tigers Go Through Two Scrimmage Sessions Saturday
gotigersgo.com

New USF Bull perseveres through trying time
Tampa Bay Times

From the Tampa Tribune
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Flowers makes big push in USF QB battle
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USF defense changes from 4-3 to 3-4

TU practice report- Four walk-ons given scholarships
Tulsa World

August 16, 2014

UC Football position watch- QBs
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Improbable Pete DiNovo comfortable leading UCF offense, surprising critics
UCF releases 2014 football hype video

USF's first scrimmage makes coach Willie Taggart happy
Tampa Bay Times

Veteran Marketing Agency Executive Megan Morgan Named Associate Commissioner For Communications
theamerican.org

Tulane positional series- future wide open for Green Wave receivers this fall
New Orleans Times Picayune

TU practice report- Dane Evans leading the way at QB
Tulsa World

August 15, 2014

Covering UC's Abernathy will be like 'herdin' cats'
Cincinnati Enquirer

UConn's Reuben Frank Takes On Bigger Role This Football Season
Hartford Courant

Video- UH’s Kelvin Sampson accepts Ice Bucket Challenge, calls out Popovich, Van Gundy and Harden
Houston Chronicle

Tulane not letting Royce LaFrance rest on his laurels
Baton Rouge Advocate

The good and the bad from Tulane's Thursday fall football camp practice
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coach George O'Leary names Pete DiNovo Knights' starting quarterback
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John Hitt confident UCF can compete with Power 5

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU's Larry Brown- If autonomy comes to pass, it will 'kill sports'
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SMU's Larry Brown- March Madness for every team; NCAA's argument 'garbage'

Harper heads diverse group of Temple RBs
philly.com

August 14, 2014

From theamerican.org
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Commissioner Mike Aresco Welcomes Green Wave to The American
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American SAAC- We Have A Voice Video

Former UH football player Sam Hairston killed in Afghanistan conflict
Houston Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Florida Supreme Court to rule on Plancher, UCF Athletic Association appeal
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UCF football position contests continue at QB, LB and nickelback

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Luke Jackson overcomes cancer to join Green Wave
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Tulane camp report- Defensive players ‘stars of the day’

Tulane defense rises again in Wednesday's fall football camp workout
New Orleans Times Picayune

From philly.com
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Owls' Wells aims to improve safety play
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Herbin ready to spark Temple

The "Group Of Five" King Will Be ... 
Which team outside of the Power 5 will get the big bowl spot?

College Football News

After D-I adjustment, Wilder a leader of UC's 'D'
Cincinnati Enquirer

TU practice report for Aug. 14- Strength at safety
Tulsa World

USF secondary had on-the-job training as freshmen
Tampa Tribune

August 13, 2014

2014 Central Florida Knights Team Preview
Maddux Sports (blog)

Major conference changes leave USF Bulls with uncertainty
Tampa Bay Times

Plenty of chances for USF running backs
Tampa Tribune

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC senior Jake Golic fights back for football
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Bearcats leave for trip to Bahamas

UCF football's Justin Tukes, Kevin Miller promise a powerful 1-2 punch
Orlando Sentinel

UConn Kicker Puyol Soaks It All In This Summer
Hartford Courant

TU Football- Season Schedule Breakdown (Part 2)
News On 6


Baton Rouge Advocate

The backs are in front at Tulane's Tuesday football practice
New Orleans Times Picayune

With 5 experienced players, Navy football has full house at fullback
Annapolis Capital

Herbin ready to spark Temple
philly.com

From the Dallas Morning News
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Finally cleared to play, new SMU receiver turns heads in practice
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Sources- SMU men's golf coach resigned after NCAA violations uncovered
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SMU drops 12 spots in latest CBS Sports preseason basketball rankings

TU practice report- Experienced corners return
Tulsa World

August 12, 2014

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco thinks his league still has power
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Want to know what Tulane QB Tanner Lee's teammates think of him being named the starter- Check it out here

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Commissioner Mike Aresco high on future of AAC, Tulane
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Tanner Lee named Wave’s starting quarterback
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TULANE CAMP REPORT- Lorenzo Doss returns to practice

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coach George O'Leary names Pete DiNovo Knights' starting quarterback
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UCF's offensive line finds consistency as Joey Grant returns

Quarterback race continues as Bearcats take field
Cincinnati Enquirer

UConn Coach Bob Diaco Says QB Competition Still Wide Open
Hartford Courant


Dallas Morning News

From philly.com
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Owls' Cooper starts over after rough year
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Temple hoops looks for boost

Tulsa football practice report- Aug. 12
Tulsa World

Football practice report- Shoulder surgery for Holman
Tampa Bay Times

USF notes- Starting QB could be chosen soon
Tulsa World

August 11, 2014


Sporting News

UCF coach George O'Leary names Pete DiNovo Knights' starting quarterback
Orlando Sentinel

UCF's O'Leary says he isn't planning to retire
CBS Sports


Cincinnati Enquirer


Tampa Bay Times

August 10, 2014

From the Orlando Sentinel
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George O'Leary not planning to resign, shoots down Fox Sports report
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Bianchi- O'Leary is positioning Brent Key to become next UCF coach
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UCF's young receivers impress during preseason camp


USA Today


Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Tanner Lee makes strong case to be Tulane’s starting QB
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Tulane running back race ‘very open’

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Tampa Tribune

From the Hartford Currant
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SMU’s Neal Burcham keeps grip on starting quarterback job
Dallas Morning News

From the Annapolis Capital
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Polamalu retires from Navy football team
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Navy has sold its allotment of tickets for Army game

August 9, 2014

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Doc- No Power 5 doom and gloom yet from Tuberville
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Five questions for UC football camp

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coaches on tight timetable to name starting quarterback
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UCF football hopes record season in weight room translates to field

The Daily Rant- Knights might miss out even if undefeated
Florida Today

From the Hartford Courant
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Jeff Jacobs- UConn's Basketball Brotherhood Gathers For Jim Calhoun Charity Classic
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UConn Women's Nonconference Schedule Includes Notre Dame, Stanford

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Nico Marley already a leader for Tulane
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Tulane Camp Report- Curtis Johnson tells players to stay on their feet

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's offense struggles in Friday's fall football camp practice
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Tulane worked its young secondary in Friday's practice
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Tulane football holds its first fall camp scrimmage Saturday at Tad Gormley
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Too many takedowns in Tulane football's first full-pad workout, coach Curtis Johnson said

From the Houston Chronicle
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Academics hold back incoming UH defensive lineman
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UH football camp- NCAA denies Marrs’ appeal, Rogers visits practice

Former Texas A&M QB re-emerges at SMU eager to compete for starting job
Dallas Morning News (sub req'd)

August 8, 2014

AAC commish supports autonomy
NBC Sports

From Campus Insiders
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Preview 2014 – American Athletic Conference
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Preview 2014 – Cincinnati Bearcats
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Preview 2014 – UCF Knights
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Preview 2014 – Houston Cougars
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Preview 2014 – South Florida Bulls
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Preview 2014 – Tulane Green Wave
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Preview 2014 – Tulsa Golden Hurricane
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Preview 2014 – Temple Owls
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2014 Preview – SMU Mustangs
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2014 Preview – Connecticut Huskies

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC remains committed to AAC after NCAA decision
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NCAA Board approves Division I autonomy proposal
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Quick glance- UC 2014 football season

From the Hartford Courant
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Campenni Wants To Fill Leadership Role On UConn's D-Line
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Ex-Huskies Back In State For Jim Calhoun Charity Classic

Academics hold back incoming UH defensive lineman
Houston Chronicle

Overlooked no more- Cincinnati favored in American
Sanford Herald

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Rabalais- More and more Louisiana players calling Tulane home
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Curtis Johnson expects new challenges this season
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Tulane camp quick read

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football notebook- Curtis Johnson could name a starting QB early in camp
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Tulane football's Curtis Johnson likens receivers to what he had with New Orleans Saints

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football hopes record season in weight room translates to field
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George O'Leary sees improvement in UCF quarterbacks

TU practice report Aug. 7- Hurricane conducts scrimmage
Tulsa World

USF Bulls united for first full-squad practice
Tampa Tribune

Former Texas A&M QB re-emerges at SMU eager to compete for starting job
Dallas Morning News

Phila. schools face tough choices in power shift
philly.com

August 7, 2014

From the Hartford Courant
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Jeff Jacobs- Knappe, Cruz Vow To Improve UConn's OL
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Graham Stewart Expects To Make Impact At LB For Diaco, UConn

Geoff Calkins- Now or never for Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF secondary confident, eager to force more turnovers
Orlando Sentinel

Owls targeting Aaron McKie
philly.com

From the Tulsa World
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TU practice report- Hurricane uses drone camera
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Former TU coach Doug Wojcik fired by College of Charleston

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Wednesday Tulane fall football camp notebook- Heat becomes a factor, Devon Walker appears, and players rise
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Tulane DL Royce LaFrance not afraid to work inside | Video

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU media day highlights- QB competition heating up; picture still murky at RB
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National writer- Larry Brown has performed something of a small miracle at SMU
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SMU football opens practice Wednesday with eyes on return trip to bowl

UH football camp- NCAA denies Marrs’ appeal, Rogers visits practice
Houston Chronicle

August 6, 2014


USA Today

Photos- Tour of UH’s TDECU Stadium
Houston Chronicle

Signs say Kiel is UC's guy, but Tuberville won't say yet
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Baton Rouge Advocate
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Tulane officials confident new stadium will be ready
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Tulane camp report- Royce LaFrance gets a taste of the middle

Tuesday's Tulane fall football camp notebook- Coach Curtis Johnson enjoying watching players wrangle for spots
New Orleans Times Picayune

2014 CFN American Athletic Conference Preview 
Out of the Big 5, can the American rise back up and be a power?

College Football News

Why Kareem Ali denied Maryland for Temple
philly.com

UConn Men To Meet Charleston In Puerto Rico Tip-Off Opener
Hartford Courant

UCF's Jordan Akins adjusting to football life again
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa playbook, clouded by coaching changes, gets needed clarity
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TU practice report- Conner Floyd with play of the day

Geoff Calkins- Now or never for Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal


USF Bulls may mix things up on defense

Tampa Bay Times

August 5, 2014

Cincinnati gets slight nod in contentious AAC
AthlonSports.com

QB Kiel leads UC football 2-deep chart
Cincinnati Enquirer

2014 American Athletic Conference Football Preview
Old North Banter

This year different as Willie Taggart begins second season
Bradenton Herald

From the Tampa Tribune
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Taggart- Getting USF to bowl is a must
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Taggart begins ‘Bulls Way’ during first USF practice

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Friendly QB competition launches USF Bulls football camp
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USF wants a bowl berth

Color Temple's offensive line green
philly.com

Tulsa turns attention to improving its offense as season nears
Greenfield Daily Reporter

Tulsa retooling offensive attack
Enid News & Eagle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane quarterback competition between Nick Montana, Tanner Lee and Devin Powell underway
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Tulane freshman wide receiver Teddy Veal excited to be back on the football field after reinstatement to program
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Transcript of Tulane coach Curtis Johnson's comments after first fall practice

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU's Larry Brown- NCAA 'full of bologna' and 'only interested in money'
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Annual ESPN college basketball marathon features handful of local teams, including late-night SMU-Gonzaga battle

UCF's defensive tackles should deliver more pop up front for Knights
Or
lando Sentinel

August 4, 2014

AAC Newcomer Tulsa Set To Prove Itself, Improve Perception
Hartford Courant

UCF ranked No. 24, Knights lean on veteran players to build on success
Orlando Sentinel

Cougars lose Colton Freeman to knee injury
Houston Chronicle

Memphis football opens preseason camp
Memphis Commercial Appeal

August 3, 2014

UConn Football Off To Good Start
Hartford Courant

Arena is now Bohn’s top priority for UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF's defensive tackles should deliver more pop up front for Knights
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Knights say strong academics key part of UCF football team's success

From the Tulsa World
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TU practice report
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Keyarris Garrett's return a boost for Tulsa


philly.com

Navy quarterback Reynolds hallowed, humble
Annapolis Capital

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH’s Deontay Greenberry wants to be nation’s best receiver
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UH has big expectations for Tyus Bowser in sophomore season
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Surgeries not expected to make McLean, Rose miss any games

Tulane football expects a hot fall camp in more ways than one
New Orleans Times Picayune

August 2, 2014

American Stories- Power Play
theamerican.org

UCF needs to prove last year wasn't a fluke
Orlando Sentinel

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From the Tulsa World
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New Orleans Times Picayune

August 1, 2014

Commissioner Mike Aresco's 2014 Media Day Speech
theamerican.org

Five unranked teams that just missed poll cut
USA Today

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From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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New Orleans Times Picayune


Tulsa World