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  • Conference Realignment — Aka Pillaging, Backstabbing — Settles Down, With UConn Among Big Losers

     Conference Realignment — Aka Pillaging, Backstabbing — Settles Down, With UConn Among Big Losers
    In the children's game of musical chairs, the big loser is the kid who can't find a seat when the music stops. In college football's game of musical chairs, the big loser is probably Connecticut. Or, in the expanded game, toss in Boise State,...
  • UConn's Non League Schedule Is Official; Season Opens Vs. Bryant Nov. 14

    UConn made it’s non-conference schedule official, announcing the 12 games on Monday. Sites and times are yet to be determined, though it is likely one game will be played at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, with the rest at Gampel Pavilion and...
  • Meyer has great expectations for Buckeyes

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Ohio State - INSIDE SLANT Urban Meyer opened fall camp telling his Ohio State players that the goal is to be the best team in America this year. Meyer is not shy when it comes to setting high expectations for...
  • Scarlet Knights begin Big Ten journey

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Rutgers - INSIDE SLANT Rutgers has a new home, and third-year coach Kyle Flood is looking forward to the new challenge of the Big Ten. "Over the last year, I've gotten this question probably more than any: How...
  • Navy - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Navy - INSIDE SLANT Navy hoping for independent's day against Buckeyes Navy has been here before -- preparing for an opening game with a sixth-ranked Ohio State team and doing it with rare confidence. Just like in 2010, Navy has...
  • UCF needs to prove last year wasn't a fluke

    UCF needs to prove last year wasn't a fluke
    Last year was an accidental abnormal aberration of an anomaly. A quirky confluence of lucky breaks, fortuitous bounces and serendipitous circumstances. In other words, UCF's season was a fluke. At least that's what all the so-called experts seem...
  • NCAA Board Votes To Allow Autonomy For Power Five

    Power Five conferences got what they wanted Thursday, autonomy to make some new rules. Now comes devising and implementing any changes, which would not be made until the 2015-16 season. The NCAA Division I Board of Directors approved a new governance...
  • UCF ranked No. 24, Knights lean on veteran players to build on success

    UCF ranked No. 24, Knights lean on veteran players to build on success
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • NCAA to vote on autonomy for 'Power 5' conference schools

    The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation's five most high-profile conferences. In the new NCAA governance structure, the so-called "Power 5" the ACC,...
  • UCF football players confident in their experienced roster

    UCF football players confident in their experienced roster
    UCF football's preseason camp opened with more questions than answers compared to last season, but players are resolute about building on the program's recent success. "I feel like last year's first day, we were kind of ... I don't want to say we were...
  • After much talk, college football training camps open this week

    College football training camps open this week and, frankly, it’s about time somebody hit something besides the lunch buffet. No other sport in the world (that I can think of) launches its campaign three weeks before it lifts a finger. South...