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  • East Carolina | College Football Preview

    East Carolina | College Football Preview
    THE VITALS Last season | 8-5, 7-1 Conference USA Last bowl bid | 2013 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (Lost to Louisiana-Lafayette 43-34) THE SCHEDULE Aug. 31 | Old Dominion | 7 p.m. Sept. 5 | Florida Atlantic | 7:30 Sept. 14 | Virginia Tech | 12 Sept....
  • ODU | College football preview

    ODU | College football preview
    THE COACH BOBBY WILDER Fifth year (38-10, all at ODU) Imagine the offspring of Richard Simmons and Tony Robbins with a 5-Hour Energy drip. That's Wilder, particularly after last season concluded in the FCS playoff quarterfinals. To be fair, Wilder...
  • Teel Time: Forecasting marked improvement for Virginia Tech, U.Va.

    Teel Time: Forecasting marked improvement for Virginia Tech, U.Va.
    Rare is the football season in which Virginia Tech and Virginia open with top-flight opponents. When the Cavaliers played No. 2 Notre Dame in 1989, the Hokies scheduled Akron. When Tech faced No. 1 Southern California in 2004, Virginia settled for Temple....
  • How a casual lunch turned into a Conference USA bid for FAU

    Last September, FAU Athletic Director Pat Chun, making a trip to Dallas, called Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky. Chun wanted to have lunch, but what he really wanted to do was pitch FAU, a school he had joined only a month earlier, to...
  • As college football season begins, who does Vegas expect to win?

     
    As much as you, me and a lot of people love football season, there's a city that loves it even more. It's Las Vegas because the action on the gridiron brings a lot of action to the sports books as Vegas remains one of the few places in the country where...
  • Coach's Texas ties land ECU ideal quarterback in Carden

    Coach's Texas ties land ECU ideal quarterback in Carden
    Ruffin McNeill trusted B.J. Symons, and with good reason. Symons knew what McNeill needed in a quarterback at East Carolina. He needed a skilled, cerebral athlete whose lack of central-casting size and speed gave many marquee programs pause. McNeill...
  • Teel Time: Marshall intriguing test for Virginia Tech's rugged defense, suspect offense

    Teel Time: Marshall intriguing test for Virginia Tech's rugged defense, suspect offense
    Marshall went to Virginia Tech in 2002 nationally ranked and quarterbacked by a top-10 draft choice. The Thundering Herd boast neither trait this season but nonetheless present a curious test Saturday for the Hokies. Can Marshall and Rakeem Cato, the...
  • ACC All Access: More passing game and kicking concerns for Virginia Tech, but big plays save the day

    Four hours after the conclusion of Tech’s 29-21 overtime win Saturday against Marshall, lights burned in Tech coach Frank Beamer’s office over the football practice fields. With only five days to prep for Tech’s ACC opener Thursday...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech's Foster blasts schedule-makers, discusses Georgia Tech

    ACC All Access: Virginia Tech's Foster blasts schedule-makers, discusses Georgia Tech
    Before Thursday night’s game in Atlanta against Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster may have occasion to cross paths in Bobby Dodd Stadium with Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson. Foster has been in that spot before, and he...
  • FAU basketball to have three games televised in 2013-2014

    We're only five weeks into football season, which means it's time to start thinking about basketball. On Wednesday, Conference USA announced that the Owls will have three mens' basketball games televised this season. FAU's game at DePaul on December...
  • Living on the edge, Virginia Tech can't afford complacency against UNC

     Living on the edge, Virginia Tech can't afford complacency against UNC
    Our bloodiest falls, literal and figurative, occur when we're riding high and/or not paying attention. It happened to me as a kid, face-planting into cement steps while running mindlessly in the garage, getting pinched for cutting school after a decent...
  • FAU center Dragan Sekelja earns preseason recognition from Conference USA

    FAU center Dragan Sekelja earns preseason recognition from Conference USA
    FAU coach Mike Jarvis believes that his 7-foot center, Dragan Sekelja, should be playing pro basketball somewhere in the world next season. To do that, the Baylor transfer will need to have a breakout season.  The folks at Conference USA think he'll...