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  • UCF football picked to finish first in Conference USA Eastern Division

    UCF football picked to finish first in Conference USA Eastern Division
    UCF is the preseason pick to win Conference USA’s Eastern Division, according to a media poll released Tuesday morning. The Knights, who posted a 5-7 record last season, earned 13 out of 15 possible first place votes and 85 total points. The...
  • Teel Time: UVa's Littlepage says ACC needs to consider partial membership for Notre Dame

    Like most ACC officials, including commissioner John Swofford, Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage dismissed notions last year of Notre Dame joining the conference for all sports except football. Much has transpired since, most significantly...
  • Stony Brook, Albany quality additions to CAA football

    Rookie Old Dominion strutted into Colonial Athletic Association football last season and promptly earned a national playoff bid in the Championship Subdivision's most rugged conference. Wednesday the CAA formally introduced two new members capable of...
  • Big East hires firm to lead TV contract negotiations

    Big East hires firm to lead TV contract negotiations
    The Big East has made its first big move toward locking down a major television contract that would help the league fund its new coast-to-coast lineup. The league has hired Bevilacqua Helfant Ventures, a national leader in sports media business, to be...
  • Vertimax gives UH athletes strength training edge

    Vertimax gives UH athletes strength training edge
    We've seen the Nike commercials asking Michael Jordan if it's the shoes, but if it's not the shoe then it's got to be something else that helps athletes get the edge on the field of play. That something else could be the Vertimax. Antwan Floyd,...
  • Conference USA scouting report: What to expect for football season 2012

    Conference USA scouting report: What to expect for football season 2012
    East Carolina 2011 record: 5-7 (4-4 in Conference USA, third in Eastern Division) The Buzz: The Pirates have the talent to stay in games and occasionally pull off upsets, but a series of poorly timed miscues haunted the team last season. East Carolina...
  • Conference changes: 2012 brings big changes to football conferences

    Conference changes: 2012 brings big changes to football conferences
    From the ACC to the WAC, schools have been changing leagues faster than you can count, leaving fans to do their own version of “Where's Waldo?” with their favorite college teams. Fear not, here's a quick look at the changes to the college...
  • Andrea Kropp adjusts to new setting with USC

    Andrea Kropp adjusts to new setting with USC
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Andrea Kropp (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2010) USC swimming redshirt sophomore: After claiming an Ivy League championship at Princeton University in 2011, the former Tolog...
  • Wednesday's college roundup: Old Dominion working on football TV negotiations, including opener at ECU

    Football: Old Dominion’s opener at East Carolina on Aug. 31 and its final home game on Nov. 16 against Charlotte will be regionally televised in more than a dozen states by Fox College Sports, Conference USA announced. But in Hampton Roads, it&...
  • ODU intensifies recruiting as part of FBS transition

    NORFOLK — At Old Dominion World Football Headquarters, workdays begin at 6 a.m. and often stretch well into the evenings. Helmets and pads were shelved weeks ago, but coaches crisscrossed the country and assistants scoured the Internet researching...
  • Thursday's college roundup (basketball, football, wrestling): Freshman Powers propels HU to fourth consecutive victory

    About a month ago, Hampton University briefly had the worst rating in the country among the 347 NCAA Division I men's basketball teams. But how things have changed. Thursday night, the Pirates (9-13, 6-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) earned their...
  • Teel Time: ACC tournament to New York in conceptual stage; Larranaga fully supports

    Teel Time: ACC tournament to New York in conceptual stage; Larranaga fully supports
    As a child of New York City during the 1960s, Jim Larranaga gazed south and thought ACC basketball the nation’s best. As a Virginia assistant coach during the 1980s, he saw the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Len Bias, Hawkeye Whitney and...