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  • UCF football to play NC State in Bitcoin St Pete Bowl

    UCF football to play NC State in Bitcoin St Pete Bowl
    UCF football will play NC State in the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl meaning head coach George O'Leary got at least one part of his bowl game Christmas wish. Last month, O'Leary said he wanted his team to stay in the state of Florida if they weren't...
  • College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal

     College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal
    The College Football Playoff selection committee got it right Sunday. The teams and seedings. Precisely at 12:45 p.m., as scheduled, complete with the requisite social media outrage. Two hours later, with a curious about-face on two teams that were idle...
  • Preview: SMU at Connecticut

    SMU has one last chance to earn a win this season and it might be its best opportunity. The last-place Mustangs will take on the team directly above them in the American Athletic Conference standings when they visit Connecticut on Saturday. SMU came close...
  • Preview: Houston at Cincinnati

    Cincinnati sat below .500 in mid-October after a three-game losing streak, but the Bearcats have not lost since thanks to an improved defense and quarterback Gunner Kiel. Cincinnati rides a six-game winning streak into their regular-season finale Saturday...
  • Recap: Cincinnati 38, Houston 31

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cincinnati 38, Houston 31 Cincinnati 38, Houston 31: Mike Boone rushed for three touchdowns and Gunner Kiel passed for a pair of scores as the host Bearcats held on to capture a share of the American Athletic Conference title....
  • Cincinnati 38, Houston 31

    (Updated: CHANGES "Keith" to "Kyle" and ADDS "11-play" in front of march in graph 4 ADDS "40-yard" in first sentence and REWORDS second sentence of graph 5 CHANGES "play" to "yard" in first note of GAME NOTEBOOK) Cincinnati 38, Houston 31: Mike Boone...
  • Huskies Too Sloppy Again In Season-Ending Defeat

    Huskies Too Sloppy Again In Season-Ending Defeat
    EAST HARTFORD — It's over. Thank goodness. The UConn football program's 2014 season officially ended Saturday with a debilitating 27-20 loss to previously winless SMU. The Mustangs showered interim coach Tom Mason with Gatorade after the mess...
  • Hail, yes! UCF Knights are champions again

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Hail, yes! Can you believe it? Can you conceive it? Seriously, I cannot comprehend what I just saw. And never transcend what I just saw. In the span of 3 1/2 hours, I just watched the UCF Knights dominate the game and...
  • Recap: UCF 32, East Carolina 30

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: UCF 32, East Carolina 30 UCF 32, East Carolina 30: Justin Holman's 51-yard Hail Mary to Breshad Perriman as time expired capped a wild fourth quarter as the visiting Knights stunned the Pirates to claim a share of the American...
  • Preview: UCF at East Carolina

    UCF bounced back nicely from an unexpected road loss to Connecticut by handily defeating three other teams in the bottom half of the American Athletic Conference. The Knights figure to be challenged a bit more Thursday at East Carolina when they look to...
  • UCF's Rannell Hall eager to serve as leader, playmaker for Knights at East Carolina

    UCF's Rannell Hall eager to serve as leader, playmaker for Knights at East Carolina
    For a brief moment, UCF senior Rannell Hall was caught off guard by the exuberant cheering after his 21-yard rushing touchdown that was capped by a diving leap into the end zone at Raymond James Stadium last week. It seemed like an eternity since Hall...