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  • Despite loss, FAU defense strong against ECU

    Greenville, N.C. While the FAU offense sputtered in the Owls’ 31-13 loss to East Carolina Thursday, the FAU defense will head into a long week with their confidence peaking. ECU racked up nearly 500 yards and 7 touchdowns in Week One, but FAU&...
  • FAU-ECU: notes

    FAU coach Carl Pelini said on Monday that he expected to have a completely healthy roster from which to chose his 67-man travel squad. The Owls did travel 67, but defensive back Winfred Strickland was not part of the group. The senior safety, who was...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 9/7 log (updated Friday AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 9/7 log (updated Friday AM)
    8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Grand Prix of Italy qualifying (in Monza).--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    College highlights: Inside Wolfpack Sports (N.C. State).--MASN 9 a.m.    Golf: European Masters third round (d. in Crans sur Sierre, Switzerland).--Golf 9 a....
  • ODU works to correct mistakes in advance of Maryland game

    NORFOLK — Video study Sunday confirmed what Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder suspected Saturday night: The Monarchs made too many mistakes to beat East Carolina. The Monarchs were within four points heading into the fourth quarter in Greenville, N....
  • ECU wears down Old Dominion 52-38 in first FBS game

    Old Dominion didn’t lack confidence heading into the biggest football game in the program’s brief history. But what the Monarchs lacked, experience and execution, ultimately cost them. East Carolina’s withering efficiency on offense,...
  • FAU QB Jaquez Johnson finds positives in loss to Miami

    FAU quarterback Jaquez Johnson was told on Monday that he’d be starting his first-ever Division 1 game on Friday against the Miami Hurricanes. But while Johnson started the contest, he wasn’t exactly FAU’s No. 1 quarterback....
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/31 log (updated Saturday AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/31 log (updated Saturday AM)
    7 a.m.    NFL preseason: Detroit at Buffalo (d.).--NFL Net. 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Hull at Manchester City.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Golf: Wales Open third round (in Newport).--Golf 8:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Raceline (d.).--MASN 9 a.m.   ...
  • Opener at East Carolina begins curious journey for ODU football

    NORFOLK — Bobby Wilder has the gruesome details committed to memory. Old Dominion's fool's-gold lead. The precarious halftime edge. Most indelible: The second-half bulldozing. "We've played 48 games here," the Monarchs' head football coach said,...
  • Wednesday's local college roundup: ODU selects five for its Sports Hall of Fame

    Honors: The Old Dominion University Sports Hall of Fame named five inductees for 2013: Olympic sailor Anna Tunnicliffe, tennis star Nataly Cahana Fleishman, wrestling coach Gray Simons, golfer Joe Daley and administrator Ed Fraim. Ceremonies will be...
  • Wednesday's local college roundup: ODU chooses five for its sports hall of fame

    Honors: The Old Dominion University Sports Hall of Fame named five inductees for 2013: Olympic sailor Anna Tunnicliffe, tennis star Nataly Cahana Fleishman, wrestling coach Gray Simons, golfer Joe Daley and administrator Ed Fraim. Induction ceremonies...
  • Improved Heinicke leads ODU offense into new territory

    NORFOLK — The biggest difference in Old Dominion franchise quarterback and stat accumulator Taylor Heinicke is one we won't see. Heinicke's footwork and mechanics are a bit improved. He can put a little more wasabi on his passes when required....
  • Virginia Tech | College football preview

    Virginia Tech | College football preview
    THE COACH FRANK BEAMER 27th year (216-104-2 at Tech; 258-127-4 overall in coaching career) Getting in the habit of seven-win seasons wasn't something that interested Beamer. Given the ongoing struggles of his offense, and the sudden deterioration of...