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  • Boise State picked to win Mountain West

    Boise State picked to win Mountain West
      Boise State was picked to win the Mountain West Conference during the league’s annual football media even in Las Vegas Tuesday. The Broncos, who received 20 first-place votes to earn the honor, were also selected to capture the Mountain...
  • ODU announces third football game with N.C. State

    With Old Dominion's announcement that a third football game against North Carolina State is finalized, school officials now work to bolster future non-conference schedules with attractive regional and national matchups. ODU's 2015 schedule is complete...
  • ECU is Virginia Tech's most intriguing nonconference game

    ECU is Virginia Tech's most intriguing nonconference game
    This week's American Athletic Conference preseason football gathering reinforced two thoughts: The league's annual Newport, R.I., clambake towers above all media days, and East Carolina is Virginia Tech's most intriguing non-conference game. Not the...
  • Ex-Pen Argyl star Phil Racciato named new wrestling coach at Pocono Mountain West

    Former Pen Argyl wrestling champion and 2014 Wilkes University graduate Phil Racciato has been named the new wrestling coach at Pocono Mountain West. Racciato replaces Greg Theony, who had coached the Panthers the past eight seasons. "I believe Phil...
  • Commissioner vows to keep former Big East relevant in football

    You have to admire Mike Aresco's spunk. The American Conference commissioner refuses to concede that his football league, once known as the Big East, has been demoted to second class. In trying to inspire his 11-team fraternity at media day in Rhode...
  • Another AAC Trophy? Aresco Might Be Top Cheerleader In Nation

    Another AAC Trophy? Aresco Might Be Top Cheerleader In Nation
    NEWPORT, R.I. — The weight of modern athletic history, one made all the heavier by the bottomless moneybags of network television, is against him and his league. Deep down, Mike Aresco must know this. Yet it didn't stop the American Athletic...
  • Mountain West looks to peacefully co-exist with power conferences

    LAS VEGAS Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson painted a picture of college football as mostly sunny, but with "storm clouds." Most of those potential storms, for now at least, exist only in the abstract. Talk of the power five conferences or...
  • Fan-friendly guide to new College Football Playoff

    Fan-friendly guide to new College Football Playoff
    Virginia Tech entered the 2005 ACC championship game against Florida State 10-1 and ranked fifth nationally. An Orange Bowl bid and potential matchup with Penn State seemed inevitable. But a loss to the unranked Seminoles dropped the Hokies to 10th in the...
  • Current Falcons honor 'Mr. Salisbury' by winning pair of games at SportsFest

    Current Falcons honor 'Mr. Salisbury' by winning pair of games at SportsFest
    The kids on the current Salisbury High boys basketball team weren't even born when Bill Paulik retired as the Falcons coach in 1993. But his legacy lives on through them. Salisbury became the only Colonial League school to clinch a spot in Sunday's...
  • Five college football coaches on the hot seat

    Five college football coaches on the hot seat
      The new college football season hasn’t even kicked off yet, but that won’t stop several high-profile coaches including Florida’s Will Muschamp and West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen from feeling the heat as the new year nears. ...
  • Gators hire J.C. Deacon to coach men's golf

    Gators hire J.C. Deacon to coach men's golf
    The Florida Gators hired J.C. Deacon as the new men's golf coach, banking on a 31-year-old with no head coaching experience to return UF's program to the nation's elite and replace a coaching legend. Deacon arrives two months after the Gators failed...
  • 10 MWC players to watch this college football season

    10 MWC players to watch this college football season
      Utah State’s Chuckie Keeton leads a talented group of players to watch this season in the Mountain West Conference. Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State The Buzz: Ajayi earned first-team, All-Mountain West Conference honors last season after rushing...