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Carolinas/Region/National

Conference USA /American Athletic Conference

April 15, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates on the field, pirates in the
streets

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Club Issues No Quarter Challenge
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ECU To Face Tulane In Conference USA Tourney Opener
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Men's Tennis Earns No. 3 Seed For C-USA Championships
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Spring Football Notebook No. 14

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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A Lovely first impression (Sub Req'd)
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Pirates hope to beat UNCW, rain (Sub Req'd)
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Freshman forward leaving ECU

From the East Carolinian
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Diamond Bucs square off against UNC Wilmington on the road
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Offense highlights the show during Spring game
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Tulsa takes softball series vs the Lady Pirates
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ECU loses series vs ODU
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Pirates claim second place at home invitational
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Football brings back fun atmosphere
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New faces yield success during 2014 season

ECU's Stith to transfer to Old Dominion, reunite with dad
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Promising basketball player Brandan Stith transferring from ECU
Wilmington Star-News

ECU's Stith To Transfer To Old Dominion
WITN 7

Surprise proposal marks ECU spring football game
WNCT 9

Offense shines in Spring Game
Washington Daily News

NORTH CAROLINA NOW: Profile of Leo Jenkins
pbs.org

April 14, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates finish strong, avert sweep
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Takes Game Three In Extra Innings, 12-7
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ECU Softball Falls in Series Finale at No. 15/17 Tulsa

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ECU's Brandan Stith transferring to ODU
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Baseball | Monarchs fall in 12 innings to E. Carolina

Pirates win in 12 innings
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU’s DaQuan Barnes earning notice, playing time the ‘tough’ way
Wilmington Star-News

From WITN 7
Sources- ECU's Stith To Transfer To Old Dominion
ECU Baseball Takes Game Three In Extra Innings

ECU takes game three in extra innings, 12-7
WNCT 9

From scout.com
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Stith to Transfer to ODU
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Weekend Roundup- Old Dominion
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Photo Gallery- Purple-Gold Game

Offense shows explosiveness in spring game
247 Sports

April 13, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Offense and sun shine
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Spring game photo gallery
Audio- Ruff post-game presser

From ecupirates.com
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Spring Football Notebook No. 13
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East Carolina Splits Doubleheader at No. 15/17 Tulsa
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Conover And The Pirates Win River Landing Intercollegiate Titles
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Pirates Win 14 Events, Finish Second at Bill Carson Invitational
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Men's Tennis Knocks Off No. 44 Elon

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ECU won’t rush injured star Terrell Stanley’s return to field
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ECU’s DaQuan Barnes earning notice, playing time the ‘tough’ way

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Solid spring send-off
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Defense has its moments in scrimmage
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Pirates get first win since 2012

From WNCT 9
Turnover-free, big play offensive attack highlights Pirates' Annual Spring Game
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Pirates drop series to Monarchs, 9-5
Pirates win 14 events, finish second at Bill Carson Invitational

From the New Bern Sun Journal
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Football- Pirates offensive in annual Purple-Gold Game
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Football- ECU’s Hardy closes final spring

Pirates Complete Spring with Scrimmage
scout.com

Offense Solid in Spring Game
rivals.com

ECU’s Hairston impressive at Purple and Gold game
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU offense goes turnover free in spring game
WRAL

Local report | ODU scores early and late in beating ECU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

April 12, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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National titles set standard in AAC
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU, Greenville Team Up For Pirate-Themed Weekend
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Spring Football Notebook No. 12
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Monarchs Take Game One Against Pirates, 7-3
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Game Day Central- East Carolina at ODU (Games 34-36)
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Men's Golf Stands Second At River Landing Intercollegiate
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ECU Wins Three Events After One Day at Bill Carson Invite
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Pirate Student-Athletes Collect C-USA Academic Medal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Big inning for ODU sinks Pirates (Sub Req'd)
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Jenkins receives University Award
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Carden, Harvey no spring chickens (Sub Req'd)

Big inning for ODU sinks Pirates
247 Sports (Sub Req'd)

ODU douses ECU's flamethrower
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Pirates hosting important crop for spring game
247 Sports (Sub Req'd)

ECU baseball building a résumé
Washington Daily News

April 11, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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East Carolina stops State, 7-0
Audio- Godwin & players post-game
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From the East Carolinian
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ECU tackles Spring Game
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Pirates blank State

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
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Men's Golf Set To Co-Host River Landing Intercollegiate

ECU to debut new track facilty this weekend
WNCT 9

East Carolina Hosts Bill Carson Invitational
WITN 7

Pirates shut out Wolfpack
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Former Pirates abroad (Sub Req'd)
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Older, wiser Riley speaks at GGSC (Sub Req'd)

Benkert gaining confidence (Sub Req'd)
247 Sports

April 10, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Blanks No. 25 NC State, 7-0
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ECU Softball Drops Doubleheader at NC State
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Spring Football Notebook No. 11
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Lauren Gray Named C-USA Spirit of Service Award Recipient

ECU coaches Jeff Lebo, Ruffin McNeill discuss move to AAC
Fayetteville Observer

New year, ‘Bigger’ role
Washington Daily News

Pirates put it together
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina shuts down NC State in baseball for 7-0 win
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU Baseball Blanks No. 25 NC State, 7-0
WITN 7

Pirates Shut Out #25 N.C. State, 7-0
WNCT 9

Pirates trounce Wolfpack
247 Sports

Pirates Blank Wolfpack
Scout.com

ECU Whips Wolfpack 7-0
Rivals.com

Pirates shut out Pack in Greenville
NC State Technician

April 9, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pay-for-play arrives at crossroads
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Softball Travels to NC State
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Pirates Take Second At Web.com Intercollegiate
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Pirates Take Down Campbell In Final Home Match
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East Carolina Hosts Bill Carson Invitational

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates capture historic series win
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Bucs stay in the mix
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Seniors lead the way
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ECU coasts to weekend sweep
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Pirates break record at Florida Relays
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Pirates complete second scrimmage

Christian Earns Second C-USA Pitcher-Of-The-Week Nod
WITN 7

Pirates host Wolfpack
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

April 8, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Football and 'Q' poised to grab
spotlight

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
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Spring Football Notebook No. 10
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Pirates In Second After 36 Holes At Web.com Intercollegiate
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Pirate Tennis Welcomes Campbell For Final Home Match
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Christian Earns Second C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week Nod

College notebook- Honors for UNC's DeShields, ECU softball, NCCU baseball
Raleigh News & Observer

Football- Reid trying to walk on for Pirates
New Bern Sun Journal

Crowded backfield for ECU
The East Carolinian

Spring Day 8- Video Highlights
247 Sports

Benton, Hawkins battle at corner
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

April 7, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates rally to take series
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Win Series At Rice, 2-1
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East Carolina Completes Sweep, Defeats Southern Miss, 12-1
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ECU Finishes Ninth At Irish Creek Collegiate

ECU Takes Rice Series
rivals.com

Weekend Roundup- Rice
scout.com

Pirates rally in ninth
Greenville Daily Reflector

Baseball. East Carolina Rallies Past Rice Baseball Team Sunday In Ninth Inning, 2-1
Houston Chronicle

Pirate Softball Sweeps Southern Miss
W
ITN 7

Pirate Softball Sweeps Southern Miss
WNCT 9

April 6, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Rice bounces back with shutout
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- East Carolina at Rice (Game 32)
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Rice Evens Series With 8-0 Win Over ECU
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Pirates Set Three School Records at Florida Relays
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ECU Pitching Keys Doubleheader Sweep Over Southern Miss
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Spring Football Notebook No. 9

From WITN 7
ECU Completes 2nd Spring Scrimmage
ECU Softball Pitching Keys Doubleheader Sweep Over Southern Miss

Pirates Complete 2nd Spring Scrimmage
WNCT 9

Turnover-free day for ECU offense
Greenville Daily Reflector

Duke’s Dawkins and Liston, ECU’s Richmond give area a Final Four presence
W
ilmington Star-News

April 5, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates top Rice, 3-2
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Takes Series Opener At Rice, 3-2
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ECU-Rice Baseball Series Altered
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Spring Football Notebook No. 8
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Pirate Softball Welcomes Southern Miss This Weekend

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates top Rice, 3-2
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Allen looks to lead charge (Sub Req'd)
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Titans release former Pirate

From the Nashville Tennessean
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Titans release Johnson, save $6M against cap
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Titans players defend CJ's reputation
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Climer- CJ's run with Titans had to end
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Johnson's top 5 moments with the Titans
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Titans fans react to Chris Johnson news

Pirates Take Game 1 from #12 Rice, 3-2
WNCT 9

April 4, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Texas Tech ties still fruitful for ECU
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ECU's football recruiting class of 2014

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina, Marshall Agree To Two-Year Football Series
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Track and Field Heads South to Florida Relays
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McKinzie Earns Robert H. Wright Alumni Leadership Award

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates still need signature win
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Loss to Wolfpack ends streak
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Lineup carousel on the diamond

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU heads to No. 12 Rice
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Plenty of reps for Pirate linemen (Sub Req'd)

East Carolina, Marshall to revive football series
Fayetteville Observer

MU, ECU agree to continue series
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Herd-Pirates agree to football series
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Tennessee, Virginia Tech seem on WVU football horizon
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Creighton's Wragge finishes fifth at the NCAA three-point contest
Nebraska Radio Network

Rising county-rock band Parmalee will perform April 8 at in Gillette
Casper Star-Tribune Online

April 3, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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Fifteen Questions for Duane Price
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Pack holds off Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU's Rally Falls Short At NC State, 3-2
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Spring Football Notebook No. 7
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Payne, Trice Earn All-State Accolades
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Men's Tennis Earns 4-3 Win Over Richmond

Long shots right up ECU guard Akeem Richmond's alley
Fayetteville Observer

Pirates fall short vs. Wolfpack
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU’s rally falls short at NC State, 3-2
WNCT 9

Pack’s Fincher saves game with catch
Raleigh News & Observer

Loss to Wolfpack ends streak
The East Carolinian

April 2, 2014

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Morris Earns 300th Win As ECU Outlasts Richmond 5-2
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Richmond To Compete In State Farm College 3-Point Championships
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April is Golf Month

ECU's Richmond To Compete In Three-Point Contest
WITN 7

New faces leading Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Pirate Armada shifts its scene
New Bern Sun Journal

3-star DE visits ECU
247Sports (subscription)

April 1, 2014

From Bonesville.net
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First spring scrimmage in the books
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Yorgen Named C-USA Hitter-of-the-Week
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Women's Basketball Holds End of the Year Reception
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Spring Football Notebook No. 6

From the Washington Daily News
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Pam Pack’s Jimmy Williams aiming for bounce-back season in Pirate purple
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ECU carries momentum into Raleigh

First Scrimmage
rivals.com

East Carolina football- Offense rusty in first scrimmage
Charlotte Observer

Pirates Conduct First Spring Football Scrimmage
WITN 7

Video from WNCT 9
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Pirates Scrimmage for First Time in Spring
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Beards Credited with Pirate's 7 Game Winning Streak
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Yorgen named C-USA Hitter-of-the-Week
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Pee Dee plunders SportsCenter

Pee Dee in ESPN commercial
YouTube

A spring in their steps
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

First year Pirates find success
The East Carolinian

Will MacKenzie Having Best Year of His Career
Greenville Headlines

April 15, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Amid struggles, UNC, NC State baseball again following same path
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Confused NC State baseball team gets set for UNC
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Another early end for Canes' season; team prepares for long summer
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Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

ACC's stock on the rise
CBS Sports

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats beat Hawks on Chris Douglas-Roberts buzzer beater
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Sidney Rice could fit Carolina Panthers but only at a discount

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly dismissed from team, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney says
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South Carolina baseball team hopes to get back on track against Charleston Southern on Tuesday night
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Uggla's grand slam in ninth lifts Braves to wild win

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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DeSean Jackson joins Redskins voluntary workouts
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Ex-Virginia Tech player transferring to Ohio State

Golf world's focus now shifts to Pinehurst No. 2
Winston Salem Journal

April 14, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Late seven-run rally pushes Duke past NC State 11-10
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Jacobs- Time to challenge concepts underlying college sports
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Hurricanes get 6-5 shootout win over Flyers to end the season
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Deaths cloud a festive, if hilly, Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon
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Cardio link eyed in race deaths at Rock ’n’ Roll half marathon

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bubba Watson wins another green jacket
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Ridnour is helping Bobcats keep their guard up
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NASCAR Sprint Cup- Kevin Harvick dominates Southern 500 at Darlington
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Alund gives KB Racing another Four-Wide Nationals title

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- Masters minus Tiger had 'Bubba golf' and other thrills
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Upton, Freeman homer as Braves complete sweep of Nationals
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After tough home loss, Gamecocks searching for answers at midway point of SEC season
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Adonis Filer to transfer from Clemson basketball

Clutch failures punctuate UNCW's series loss to Hofstra
Wilmington Star-News

Local author's biography of Michael Jordan digs deeper
Roanoke Times

Pope- Darlington deserves more respect from NASCAR
Fayetteville Observer

April 13, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Spieth, 20, surges to share Masters lead with Bubba Watson
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Green Jr.- Mother Nature and time have taken their toll at Augusta National
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Jefferson powers Bobcats past 76ers
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Panthers sign former St. Augustine's DE Alex Hall
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Three observations from Saturday night's race at Darlington
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Four-Wide Nationals still a challenge for drivers, crews

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Tar Heels have options at running back
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N.C. State shows off new, old QB's

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Why the Carolina Hurricanes missed the playoffs again
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Russell Wilson returns ‘home’ to have his NC State jersey honored
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Better spring showing the second time around for NC State football
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Quarterback competition on display at UNC’s spring football game

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- Repeating at the Masters is tougher than Amen Corner
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Cole Stoudt shines, Chad Kelly benched in Clemson spring game
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USC's Spurrier- 'We set history'
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BASEBALL- Gators flip the script on Gamecocks, get comeback victory in 13 innings

April 12, 2014

What to watch at today’s UNC, N.C. State, ECU spring games
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bubba Watson’s birdie barrage gives him Masters lead
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Chase Elliott wins again in Darlington
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Steve Smith has moved on from his Carolina Panthers past
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Charlotte Knights deliver near-perfect housewarming for new stadium
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UNC says review of Willingham’s research doesn’t support her claims on athletes
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NC State’s Carlos Rodon takes another loss as he battles falling draft stock
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Another milestone in reach for NHRA's female racers

Second-ranked UVa edges No. 14 Clemson in baseball
Roanoke Times

April 11, 2014

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bill Haas off to good start at Masters
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Quail Hollow champ Ernst working his way out of the straw at Masters
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Bobcats down to final 4 games to decide playoff opponent
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.- Chase Elliott is ‘the next big thing’
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Panthers sign TE Ed Dickson to one-year deal

Redskins sign free-agent safety Akeem Davis
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Carolina Hurricanes drop home finale with 5-2 loss to the Capitals
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Duke football- Brandon Connette leaving Blue Devils to play closer to ailing mom
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UNC spring game- What you need to know
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Blue Devils ready for Wolfpack left-handers
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NC State baseball- ACC tournament push starts against Duke

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC stars shine in barnstorming tour exhibition
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Permalink to Duke QB Connette transferring to be closer to ailing mother

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina making a habit of walk-off hits this season
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Venables disgruntled with defensive line's 'lack of leadership' to close Clemson spring practices

April 10, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke quarterback Connette considering transfer, source says
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New look, new features coming to NC State’s Reynolds Coliseum
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Out of playoffs again, Canes seek answers
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First Look- UNC Football Practice | 04.09.14

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats get key win
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Jim Fox excited to take on challenge with Mountaineers
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J2014 Panthers preseason schedule released
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Repeat victory at Masters would put Adam Scott in rare company

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Sapakoff- Ode to an Augusta tree Eisenhower and Tiger didn't like
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Anticipation and mystery of the Masters
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Shocking death follows Ultimate Warrior's return to WWE
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Brownell- Clemson achieved shocking success as a true team, not just individuals

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Fox the 'agent of change' ASU wanted
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Healthy Sumler eager to show what he can do for ASU

Youngsters muscle into O-line race at Virginia Tech
Roanoke Times

ACC Basketball- Wake Forest coach Danny Manning's staff coming together
Fayetteville Observer

Three to transfer from UNCG basketball program
Greensboro News-Record

April 9, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Appalachian State names Jim Fox basketball coach
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Deacs’ Manning welcomes challenges
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Collins leaving WSSU for Maryland-Eastern Shore

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Rangers' power play ends Canes' postseason chances
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TJ Warren on leaving NC State for NBA- 'Been a fun ride'

From the Charlotte Observer
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Aussies raising their golf profile at the Masters
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Carolina Panthers sign DT Colin Cole to 1-year deal
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Bobcats’ Henderson calls Wizards matchup “a playoff game”

Washington Redskins' Moore suspended 4 games
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Big-game pressure no problem for South Carolina kicker Elliott Fry
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WWE icon The Warrior dead at 54
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Clemson's Vic Beasley welcomes double-team treatment
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Gamecocks plaster Paladins
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Georgia powers past Clemson

UNCW's Foster shuts down Camels in 3-0 victory
Wilmington Star-News

April 8, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky focused on beating Marquise Williams for starting job
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Canes face tough personnel decisions as offseason looms

From the Charlotte Observer
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Joey Logano wins Duck Commander 500 at Texas
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Carolina Panthers- Receiver Jason Avant signs one-year contract
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Bobcats forward Anthony Tolliver takes his NBA shot – from deep – in Charlotte
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Kevin and Craig Stadler make Augusta National a bonding experience
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Rains washes out 1st day at Masters

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Baseball- More missed opportunities as Clemson drops home series to NC State
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Former Clemson lineman Brandon Thomas, a second-round NFL draft prospect, suffers torn ACL
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Gamecocks tight end Rory Anderson tears triceps muscle Saturday, recovery timetable unknown

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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New Redskins coach brings a "different type of energy"
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Chesapeake's Alonzo Mourning named to Hall of Fame

Redskins fill some holes with free agents
Roanoke Times

Virginia Tech opens spring practices with more than just quarterback to get settled
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Weather threat cancels Campbell's spring football game
Fayetteville Observer

Bama athletic revenues more than any NHL team
CBS Sports

April 7, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes’ Jeff Skinner hits 30 goals again, looks to improve
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Jacobs- One and done a fact of life in college basketball

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats playoff tickets on sale Monday
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Panthers to host Jason Avant on Monday, sources say
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Rain forces Duck Commander 500 to be postponed until Monday
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The 2014 Masters- 5 storylines to consider
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Appalachian State close to hiring Davidson’s Fox

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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No. 16 Clemson falls to N.C. State, 9-4, in baseball
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Family Circle Cup title goes to Andrea Petkovic with 7-5, 6-2 win over Jana Cepelova

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW Roundup - Baseball team falls to Tribe, 14-2
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Grading the ACC’s three new basketball coaching hires

April 6, 2014

Aaron again! Harrison's three at -05.7 sends Kentucky to title game
Lexington Herald-Leader

From the Dallas Morning News
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Jerry Jones booed; Final Four celeb sightings; stadium terrible for hoops
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Inside the atmosphere as record 79,444 fans bring college to Cowboys territory
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Cowlishaw- With incredible final shot, Kentucky now has chance to best Fab Five

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Carolina Hurricanes fall to NJ Devils 3-1 as playoff hopes fade
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DeCock- For Triangle basketball teams, an offseason of questions awaits

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Cepelova, Petkovic will meet in Family Circle Cup final
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Power of the people to propel Daniel Bryan at Wrestlemania
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Clemson's returning veterans know defense wins championships
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Arkansas shuts out South Carolina to take series
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Gamecocks tight end Rory Anderson tears triceps muscle Saturday, recovery timetable unknown

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats clinch NBA playoff spot with OT win
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Panthers DB Cason expects ribbing about Cam rundown
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Charlotte Knights- Long road to a new ballpark

No state surpasses Virginia's history of NCAA tournament upsets
Hampton Roads Daily Press

End the hypocrisy
Houston Chronicle

April 5, 2014

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons hand the reins to Manning
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Hamilton- Deacons hope Manning can start healing process
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My Take On Wake- How the Danny Manning Deal Went Down
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App State-Georgia Southern football game moved to a Thursday night and will be televised by ESPNU

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Danny Manning takes job as Wake Forest's new basketball coach
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NCAA Final Four- Offense vs. Defense
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Canes improve special teams, but it is too late?
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Former NC State guard Tyler Lewis transferring to Butler

April 4, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Liles, Khudobin help Canes rout Stars, 4-1
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Ex-NC State point guard Tyler Lewis considering Charlotte 49ers
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Sources- Wake Forest offers Danny Manning basketball coaching job
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James Michael McAdoo to leave UNC, enter NBA draft
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NC State’s Warren to announce his NBA decision on Tuesday

April 3, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Durham Bulls' stadium gets $20 million makeover
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Mudcats build around talented, motivated group
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Bad streak over, UNC works to build
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Former Cane Erik Cole on Rutherford, Skinner and Francis
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Fired to feted- Jackson get big deal from Redskins

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats cruise in 123-93 win over 76ers
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Gamecocks’ Clowney counters doubters with solid pro day
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Cam Newton’s agent not surprised by fifth-year option

April 2, 2014

Pack outlasts Camels in extras
N.C. State University Technician Online

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC women end NCAA tournament run at Stanford
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Skinner, Lindholm help Hurricanes dominate Penguins 4-1
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Duke's Wojciechowski new Marquette basketball coach
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Duke class in spotlight for McDs All-American game
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Ex-Eagles WR Jackson to sign with Redskins

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Keatts era officially begins at UNCW
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More than Mother Nature raining on N.C. State baseball’s ‘parade’

From the Charlotte Observer
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Tiger Woods to miss Masters, likely out for Wells Fargo
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Charlotte Bobcats rookie Cody Zeller showing progress
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Plenty set to lay eyes on Jadeveon Clowney at South Carolina pro day

College basketball- Joe Dooley 'very happy' at FGCU, hasn't been
Naples Daily News

Bounced from Family Circle Cup, world No. 1 Serena Williams 'needs a breather'
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Burning questions facing Duke, UNC, Wake and Duke going forward
Fayetteville Observer

Teel Time- No sugarcoating ACC's disappointing basketball season
Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 1, 2014

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski in mix to be Marquette coach
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Jabari Parker first Duke freshman to earn consensus first-team all-America honors
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Fearsome Final Foursome headed to North Texas
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Hemsky's SO goal lifts Senators over Hurricanes
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MLB uses expanded replay 1st time, call confirmed

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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NIT ain't what it used to be, but it means plenty to Clemson
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Woodland defensive end Michael Barnett lists his top 5, and it doesn't include Clemson or USC
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Dylan Thompson ready for opportunity to be Gamecocks' starting quarterback

From the Roanoke Times
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Reloading defense is priority for Virginia Tech
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Redskins entertain Jackson
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Hardin- Kurt Busch rises above fray and wins

From the Charlotte Observer
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Kemba Walker sparks Charlotte Bobcats to 100-94 comeback win over Washington Wizards
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Panthers wide receiver Tiquan Underwood not ready for his NFL career to fade
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Panthers hire John Ramsdell as offensive assistant

April 15, 2014

Hartford's XL Center Lands AAC Men's Basketball Tournament For 2015
Hartford Courant

Hartford to host 2015 AAC Tournament
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Orlando set to host third bowl game featuring teams from AAC, Sun Belt
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UCF quarterback race over, starter to be named Monday
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UCF coach George O'Leary keeps quarterback rotation heading into preseason
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Orlando to host 2016, 2017 American Athletic Conference basketball tournaments
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American Athletic Conference basketball tournament headed to Hartford
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UCF players receive Fiesta Bowl rings

From conferenceusa.com
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April 14 Baseball Players of the Week
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April 14 C-USA Softball Players of the Week

Former UH women's basketball coach Joe Curl dies at 59
Houston Chronicle

Tulane baseball team braces for 20-win McNeese State club on Tuesday night
New Orleans Times Picayune

John E. Hoover- TU's search for a men's basketball coach could affect more than that sport
Tulsa World

ODU baseball settles into first season in Conference USA
Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 14, 2014

From conferenceusa.com
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April 13 Baseball Weekend Roundup
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April 13 C-USA Softball Recaps

With Help Of Winning Coaches, Depressing Date Gets New Shine
Hartford Courant

Mike Strain- A look at how long TU took to hire recent coaches... a weird photo... and a video
Tulsa World

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's improved offense not good enough to beat Rice on Sunday
Rice Coach Wayne Graham pens his meticulous lineup card- video

From the Dallas Morning News
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Five SMU players who could breakout in 2014
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SMU positional series- Mustangs have big question marks at ILB
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SMU positional series- DL returns all three starters
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SMU positional series- Mustangs look to replace pair of 1,000-yard wide receivers
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SMU positional series- Daniel Gresham could start at RB as true freshman
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SMU positional series- Neal Burcham expected to replace Garrett Gilbert at QB
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Gosselin- Football is back at North Texas; Big time football

April 13, 2014

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa offense starts to click in football scrimmage
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Both sides of ball make big plays at Tulsa scrimmage

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Emphasizes Defense In Blue-White Spring Game
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HUSKY NATION- UConn Alone On Top Of Basketball World - Again

From philly.com
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Temple's beef with Eagles a ploy?
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Temple- Eagles seek rent hike for Linc

Duke reportedly showing interest in Rice transfer Obi
Wilmington Star-News

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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UConn scores with burritos; Verlander gets first hit
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Heinicke shows off speed at ODU spring game

Cowlishaw- A team may take a chance at SMU quarterback Garrett Gilbert, but it will be late
Dallas Morning News

Mick Cronin not a fan of one-and-dones
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tulane RHP Tyler Mapes goes the distance but Green Wave still falls short Saturday against Rice
N
ew Orleans Times Picayune

April 12, 2014

ODU touts full day of events for spring game
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Tulsa QB Dane Evans starting to 'fight back' after rough practices
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH's Ward 'dynamic' in new position
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Rice will play it safe with Lemond's arm injury

From the Hartford Courant
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Diaco, Players Ready For UConn's Annual Blue-White Game
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Preview Capsule- UConn Spring Game
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Capitol Steps- Courant Columnist To Make Good On Boast After UConn Men Win It All

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU ranked No. 74 in best college football coaching jobs; Ponies’ tradition and fan base support are non-existent

Cowlishaw- A team may take a chance at SMU quarterback Garrett Gilbert, but it will be late

Rice baseball knocks off Tulane, 4-3, in game one of series Friday
N
ew Orleans Times Picayune

Kilpatrick- 'College athletes should be paid'
Cincinnati Enquirer

UCF starting quarterback battle will be in spotlight during Knights' spring game
Orlando Sentinel

C-USA Spring Football Notebook
conferenceusa.com

April 11, 2014

Football, and a whole lot more Saturday at ODU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Game Report- Charlotte’s Ryan Butler
Baseball America

Tulane baseball hosts legendary Rice program in three-game set this weekend
New Orleans Times Picayune

Two Cougars request to transfer
Houston Chronicle

UConn Football- Defense Must Return To Good Old Days
Hartford Courant

April 10, 2014

From theamerican.org
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American Stories- Hungry Huskies
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A Perfect Season Ends With a National Title
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American Stories- A League Of Our Own

From the Hartford Courant
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Kevin Ollie Gets Nice Financial Bonus From UConn Title Run
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UConn Women Return To Campus As Champions

Huskies give conference some cred
Orlando Sentinel

Old Dominion's 19 hits too much for Wofford
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa fans should applaud Connecticut's success
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TU list still believed to include three names- Hoffman, Tyndall, Underwood
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Valparaiso’s Bryce Drew may have emerged as TU candidate
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TU signee Mitchell Wilbekin requests release from letter of intent

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Forward Eugene McCrory to transfer after one year at UCF
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UCF baseball rally falls short against Miami

Sherrington- No reason to think SMU can't challenge for Final Four next season
Dallas Morning News

'Basketball venue UC's top priority'
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tulane baseball's offensive woes continue in 5-1 loss to Southeastern Louisiana University
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Annapolis Capital
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach visits Navy football practice
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Navy football still trying to identify starting strong safety

April 9, 2014

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Women Join Men As National Champions
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Jeff Jacobs- They've Been Flawless When It Counted The Most
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Not Just A Win, But A Dominating Performance
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Another Championship, Another Celebration In Storrs
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Napier Put Teammates On Shoulders, Carried Them All The Way

What UConn's NCAA championship win means for SMU, AAC
Dallas Morning News

UConn president, a Duke grad, says Final Four a chance to sell university
Raleigh News & Observer

Bearcats 22nd in final USA Today Sports poll
Cincinnati Enquirer

From conferenceusa.com
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April 8 C-USA Track and Field Athletes of the Week
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April 8 C-USA Softball Notebook
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April 7 Baseball Players of the Week

Bulldogs score on wild pitch, beat Golden Eagles in 11 innings
Hattiesburg American

Herd baseball defeats EKU, 7-3
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF lineman Jaryl Mamea ready to leave bigger impact in senior season
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UCF center Joey Grant out after shoulder surgery

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones talks about stepping down this spring from his lifelong passion
New Orleans Times Picayune

Heinicke, Kelley capture awards
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Navy searching for two new starters at inside linebacker
Annapolis Capital

April 8, 2014

From the Hartford Courant
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CHAMPIONS! UConn Takes The Stairs To NCAA Mountaintop
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Jeff Jacobs- Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time
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That's Why They Call It The Boat Show
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Packed Gampel Rocks As UConn Men Win National Title
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Late Run Is A Recruiting Gold Mine For UConn
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Big Date For UConn-ND, But One Will End Up With Ugly Blemish
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Fightin' Words- No Love Lost Between Notre Dame, UConn
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Jeff Jacobs- UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage

Fab Four! UConn Tops Kentucky For Fourth NCAA Title
theamerican.org

From the Dallas Morning News
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Top dogs! UConn Huskies win national title in North Texas
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The Game- Full analysis of the national title game
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Cowlishaw- Despite losing twice to SMU, Connecticut got hot at right time
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Grading TV analysts at Final Four; which moment deserved a big F?
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Magic runs out before Kentucky can get it's one shining moment
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Who will make 2015 Final Four? Don't count out Texas, SMU
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In game with Dallas connections, SMU's Larry Brown ties everything together

From philly.com
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Ollie leads UConn all the way
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UConn defeats Kentucky for NCAA title
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ND, UConn set for historic title game

AAC trumpets first-year success
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones to miss rest of season, Gautreau named interim head coach
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF baseball continues hot streak, takes series from rival USF
Orlando Sentinel

Baseball. Owls Begin Five-Game Road Stretch Tuesday Night at Texas
Houston Chronicle

Rutgers AD to students- 'Great' if local paper 'dies'
CBS Sports

Danny Manning 'proud as hell' of time at Tulsa
Tulsa World

April 7, 2014

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Takes Control To Beat Stanford, Set Up Perfect Matchup
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NCAA Title Game Capsule- No. 7 Seed UConn Vs. No. 8 Kentucky
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UConn Men, Brimming With Confidence, Ready For Kentucky

From USA Today
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All eyes on guards in NCAA title game
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UConn women set up historic title tilt

From the Dallas Morning News
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Ollie is no Calhoun, but he has chance to start carving own legacy
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Cowlishaw- It takes courage to send five freshmen onto court to do man's job
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UConn Huskies cheat sheet- Lineups, keys to winning, more
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Kentucky Wildcats cheat sheet- Lineups, keys to winning, more
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AT&T Stadium criticized as too big for basketball
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In game with Dallas connections, SMU's Larry Brown ties everything together
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SMU’s June Jones- Our safeties look like NFL safeties; nobody can cover Cedric Lancaster
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NCAA president warns against player unionization, says 'it could blow up everything'

From philly.com
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UK's top offense vs. UConn's top defense
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How UConn, UK prevailed in semis
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Emmert- Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

From the Tulsa World
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Defense makes waves at TU football scrimmage
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John Klein- Tulsa basketball faces steep jump in conference competition next season

 

April 6, 2014

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Shocks Florida, Heads To National Championship Game
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DeAndre Comes Through With A Giant Of A Game
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Jeff Jacobs- From The Ashes Of Nothing To Play For, Ultimate Redemption Is In Sight
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UConn Police Arrest 20 On Storrs Campus
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Seems Huskies Have Potential To Be Geno Auriemma's Best Every Season
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Capsule- No. 1 Seed UConn Women Vs. No. 2 Seed Stanford

UConn Storms Past Florida, 63-53, to Advance to NCAA Final
theamerican.org

Gosselin- Brilliant performance by a senior powers UConn to title game
Dallas Morning News

UConn upsets Florida in Final Four
phillly.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF receives $1.7 million from American Athletic Conference for Fiesta Bowl ticket obligation
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UCF quarterback competition may be too close to call this spring
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Boxer Riddick Bowe attends UCF football scrimmage

Tulane baseball team loses Saturday series finale to UTSA 5-0
New Orleans Times Picayune

John Klein- TU tradition a selling point
Tulsa World

Gunner Kiel impresses in UC football's spring game
Cincinnati Enquirer

Defenses rule in 49ers’ spring game
Charlotte Observer

April 5, 2014

From the Tulsa World
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If TU gets it right, Danny Manning's replacement could take team further
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Tulsa athletic director Derrick Gragg heads to Final Four arena in search of new coach
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Danny Manning's short time well spent in Tulsa?
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Tulsa Basketball- The search begins
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Revised list- Possible candidates for TU coaching job
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John Klein- Tulsa is not a "stepping stone" job

UCF coach Donnie Jones talks UConn, Florida in Final Four
Orlando Sentinel

From the Hartford Courant
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Huskies Coach Kevin Ollie Continues To Improve The Landscape
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Florida's Donovan Knows There Is More To UConn Than Napier
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Jeff Jacobs- It Could All Come Down To Mr. Big Shot
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Capsule- No. 7 Seed UConn Vs. No. 1 Seed Florida

Tuberville wants big crowd for UC spring game
Cincinnati Enquirer

Sampson vows to get UH basketball back the right way
Houston Chronicle

Tulane baseball gets "electric" performance to even series with UTSA on Friday evening
New Orleans Times Picayune

April 4, 2014

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU blows late second half lead, falls in NIT championship game, 65-63
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Despite SMU fans dominating Garden, Mustangs falter down stretch
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5 Thoughts- SMU falls short in NIT Championship, but future looks extremely bright
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Rapid Reaction- Minnesota does just enough to edge SMU in NIT Championship
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NIT finals in New York perfect place for drama that was SMU's season to end
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5 things to watch for during SMU’s final spring football practice

From the Houston Chronicle
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Sampson's record of success impresses UH players
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UH players' reactions to Kelvin Sampson hiring

From the Hartford Courant
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Be True To Your School- Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out
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Diaco Knows UConn Football Needs To Play Catch-Up
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UConn Looks To Sell Itself With Both Teams In Final Four

From the Tulsa World
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Danny Manning expected to announce Friday whether he's staying at TU or accepting Wake Forest offer
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Hurricane, San Jose State to meet in 2016, 2019

From phillly.com
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Temple's juco safety patrol
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Rhule on fence regarding unions

Tulane baseball team battling its demons as it heads into weekend's home series with UTSA
New Orleans Times Picayune

Bulls Beat- Football’s next step is on-campus stadium
Tampa Tribune

April 3, 2014

From the Dallas Morning News
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NIT finals in New York perfect place for drama that was SMU's season to end
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Larry Brown on SMU- From 'what the hell are we doing here' to great support
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Sherrington- SMU might be sports story of the year in Dallas area
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Mustangs’ big man not overwhelmed by big stage, and his game shows it

UH reaches five-year deal with Kelvin Sampson
Houston Chronicle

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa, Wake Forest both await Danny Manning's decision
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TU clears basketball player Pat Swilling; Criminal investigation still pending
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John E. Hoover- Kelvin Sampson hire upgrades Houston and the AAC
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Michael Peters- Manning isn't here for the long term, but that's not a bad thing
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Still no word on Manning's decision after TU coach tours Wake Forest
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John E. Hoover- Do home, history, money call Danny Manning to Wake Forest?
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Being courted by Wake Forest, TU coach Danny Manning meets with TU officials

Wake Forest zeroing in on Danny Manning as top coaching candidate
Wilmington Star-News

Charlotte 49ers football- Austin Duke working hard to boost catches
Charlotte Observer

April 2, 2014

From theamerican.org
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SMU Rallies Past Clemson and Into NIT Championship
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Louisville Falls to Maryland in Regional Final

From the Dallas Morning News
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Rapid reaction- SMU rallies past Clemson to advance to NIT Championship
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NIT semifinal win 'most special moment' yet for Larry Brown and SMU hoops
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Mustangs’ big man not overwhelmed by big stage, and his game shows it
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5 Thoughts- Markus Kennedy key to SMU’s NIT run; Larry Brown credits fans

Clemson coughs up 13-point lead in season-ending NIT loss to Southern Methodist
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

UConn Men Embrace Dance Move, The Three-Sweep
Hartford Courant

Maryland reaches Final Four, tops Louisville 76-73
Raleigh News & Observer

John E. Hoover- Do home, history, money call Danny Manning to Wake Forest?
Tulsa World

Tulsa’s Manning says he has had contact from WFU
W
inston Salem Journal

Wake Forest has ‘a great deal of interest’ in Tulsa’s Danny Manning
Wilmington Star-News

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Youthful UC can make its own history next season
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Bearcats' Tony Miliano faces battle for UC Kicking job
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Tuberville seeks 15,000 for spring game

Temple moves game against Memphis
philly.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF basketball coach Donnie Jones says team has 'different focus' after rough first season in American Athletic Conference
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UCF pulls April Fools joke on fans

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane baseball team gets pounded 16-0 at University of Louisiana at Lafayette Tuesday night
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Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson says Ed Conroy and men's basketball program on right track
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Tulane athletic department releases football season ticket prices for Yulman Stadium

From the Tampa Bay Times
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USF athletic director Mark Harlan rights ship after rough start
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Orlando Antigua says he's 'up to the task' of USF basketball

College baseball- Rice unable to snap out of funk against Texas
Houston Chronicle

From conferenceusa.com
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April 1 C-USA Softball Notebook
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April 1 C-USA Track and Field Athletes of the Week
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April 1 C-USA Tennis Athletes of the Week
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Five Players Tabbed As AP All-Americans

Q&A with MTSU athletic director Chris Massaro
Shreveport Times

Tuesday's multi-sport local college roundup- No. 1 Virginia breaks scoreless tie in sixth, stifles ODU
Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 1, 2014

From theamerican.org
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UConn Women Headed to the Final Four
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Three From The American Named To AP All-America Team
-
The American Baseball Weekend in Review

From the Tampa Tribune
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USF hires Kentucky assistant Antigua as coach
-
Meet new USF basketball coach Antigua

Kentucky assistant accepts USF basketball job
Tampa Bay Times

TU coach Danny Manning confirms interest from Wake Forest
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
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UConn women pull away from A&M
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UH baseball cracks Top 10 for first time this season

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Women Defeat Texas A&M, Join The Men In Final Four
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Jacobs- Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game
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Can UConn Beat Florida In The Final Four- Go To The Tape

Chronicling SMU basketball's season of highs, lows and re-emergence onto the college hoops scene
Dallas Morning News

Tulane baseball travels to ULL on Tuesday without coach Rick Jones
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 31 Baseball Notebook
conferenceusa.com