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  • UAB football drama shows deep love of the game in Alabama

    UAB football drama shows deep love of the game in Alabama
    Tony Barnhart was asked to speak at a charity event in Mobile, Ala., a couple of weeks ago but faced a conflict. The veteran sportswriter from Georgia, author of "Southern Fried Football," was scheduled to be in Florida to cover the annual...
  • UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury leaving to take Oregon State job

    UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury leaving to take Oregon State job
    UCF will soon begin searching for a new athletic director after Todd Stansbury left the program to take the same job at Oregon State. “This decision was difficult because I love UCF, what our teams have accomplished and the excitement still ahead,...
  • With Penn State as its guest, ODU hosts 1,000 prospects in a satellite camp

    With Penn State as its guest, ODU hosts 1,000 prospects in a satellite camp
    NORFOLK — With his six-figure salary and connections, Old Dominion football coach Bobby Wilder acknowledges that his story isn't the norm. But a few years back, he was a father trying to get his kid recruited. Derek Wilder, a linebacker at Maury...
  • Toughest non-conference schedules in 2015

    Toughest non-conference schedules in 2015
      If we’ve learned anything from the new College Football Playoff, it’s strength of schedule is a crucial element to success. Here is a look at five teams who face the toughest non-conference schedules heading into the 2015 season based on...
  • Pompano's Jimmy Jean, with NFL's Patriots, makes most of second chance

    Pompano's Jimmy Jean, with NFL's Patriots, makes most of second chance
    Several years of confinement, both in jail and home incarceration, were enough to move Jimmy Jean in the right direction. A standout basketball player at Blanche Ely in 2008, fresh from a Broward County jail cell, the Pompano Beach native spent his...
  • Tom Yeager retiring as CAA commissioner

    Tom Yeager retiring as CAA commissioner
    Though some might say he’s spent three decades in a small pond, Tom Yeager isn’t just a big fish within the Colonial Athletic Association. Highly respected on a national level, there’s little doubt he could have gone elsewhere had he...
  • MEAC vs. SWAC football postseason bowl game will air on ABC

    Football champions of the Mid-Eastern and Southwestern Athletic conferences will compete in an annual postseason bowl game beginning next season, under an agreement announced Wednesday by both leagues. The inaugural MEAC-SWAC bowl game will be played...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Four Pilots combine to pitch two-hitter as Peninsula goes to 8-2

    BASEBALL: Coastal Plain League: Four Peninsula pitchers combined on a two-hitter as the Pilots (8-2) defeated the Gastonia Grizzlies 7-2 Tuesday in North Carolina. Lenoir-Rhyne's Thomas St. Clair pitched four hitless innings for the win. Busbice,...
  • FAU's Sanger, Collins selected by Angels, Royals in MLB draft

    FAU's Sanger, Collins selected by Angels, Royals in MLB draft
    Throughout the past season, Brendon Sanger led the FAU Owls. As a junior, Sanger was FAU’s best player and he led the team in several offensive categories: batting average (.370), on-base percentage (.492) and hits (85). Sanger, an outfielder,...
  • Former UCF star Bruce Miller back on field for 49ers

    Former UCF star Bruce Miller back on field for 49ers
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller apologized Friday to anyone he disappointed during his offseason legal case. “I want to apologize to everyone that this had a negative effect on,” said Miller, who...
  • Saturday's college baseball roundup: Incoming Peninsula Pilot earns MVP honor as VCU wins Atlantic 10 tournament

    Atlantic 10: When VCU's Darian Carpenter happily arrives a little late to play for the Peninsula Pilots, he'll do so as the Atlantic 10 tournament's Most Valuable Player and after competing with the Rams in the NCAA tournament. Carpenter hit a two-...