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  • UCF's thrilling win over BYU puts Knights back in big-boy bowl contention

    UCF's thrilling win over BYU puts Knights back in big-boy bowl contention
    All of the mumbling and grumbling, carping and complaining after UCF lost its first two games of the season now is nothing but a distant drumbeat of discontent. Now after yet another nail-biting, heart-stopping win — this one a 31-24 overtime...
  • Teel Time: Halfway through season, U.Va., Virginia Tech strikingly similar

    Teel Time: Halfway through season, U.Va., Virginia Tech strikingly similar
    The eyeball test is inconclusive. I have seen Virginia and Virginia Tech in-person three times each this football season and have no clue which is better. Numbers offer no clarity. Indeed, whether perusing basic NCAA statistics or more advanced...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 10/4 log (updated Saturday PM)

    4:30 a.m.    Tennis: China Open semifinals (Maria Sharapova vs. Ana Ivanovic, then women's doubles).--Tennis Ch. 8 a.m.    Golf: Alfred Dunhill Links Championship third round(in Scotland).--Golf 8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina football.--MASN 9 a....
  • AAC commissioner Mike Aresco pleased with strong start of league

    AAC commissioner Mike Aresco pleased with strong start of league
     HOUSTON – American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco said he was pleased with the league’s early performance so far this college football season especially against teams from Power 5 conferences like the ACC, Big Ten and the SEC....
  • C-USA's Banowsky touches many topics during ODU visit

    C-USA's Banowsky touches many topics during ODU visit
    Conference USA is on board with the new NCAA Division I governance model and the attendant changes, and commissioner Britton Banowsky believes the league is well placed moving forward in a time of relative stability. Those were a couple of takeaways...
  • Temple Blanks Delaware State

    P.J. Walker threw two touchdown passes and the Owls scored twice on special teams as they blanked the Hornets in Philadelphia. Walker finished 10-of-14 for 127 yards and two interceptions while Kenneth Harper added two touchdowns for Temple (2-1),...
  • Ten things we learned during this weekend of college football action

    Ten things we learned during this weekend of college football action
      College football teams delivered upsets, overtime wins and a true Hail Mary play during weekend. Check out the top 10 things we learned from the latest action on the gridiron. 1.Sometimes its better to be lucky than good. Not only did the top-...
  • Notre Dame rises to No. 8 in AP poll

    Notre Dame rises to No. 8 in AP poll
    Notre Dame gained a spot in the Associated Press college football poll without playing, climbing to No. 8 despite being idle Saturday. The Irish (3-0) play Syracuse on Saturday at East Rutherford, N.J. Florida State remained the top-ranked team in...
  • A big day for the Big Ten, with one little exception: Michigan

    What a comeback for old-time Big Ten football (except for Michigan). The proud, venerable league of Dick Butkus and Archie Griffin earned back some respect Saturday with an exceptional showing (except for Michigan). The future of Jim Delany's scoffed-...
  • AAC Notebook: No. 23 East Carolina Storms Onto National Scene

    Six years ago, the East Carolina football program was coached by Skip Holtz and competing in Conference USA. That was the last time the Pirates were ranked in the national polls. Holtz's team was No. 14 after winning its first three games and slid to No....
  • Wins over Virginia Tech, North Carolina stamp ECU a major bowl contender

    Wins over Virginia Tech, North Carolina stamp ECU a major bowl contender
    East Carolina capped its signature football season with a stirring, come-from-behind victory over North Carolina State at the Peach Bowl. The New Year's Day 1992 game attracted a record crowd and elevated the Pirates to No. 9 in the final national polls....