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  • Wednesday's college and local roundup: ODU picked fifth in Conference USA East for football; Phoebus Senior LL team reaches finals

    Colleges: Football: Old Dominion, entering its first Conference USA season, was picked to finish fifth in the East Division. Marshall was picked to win the East, while North Texas was picked to win the West. The voting was conducted by the league’...
  • East Carolina ranked No. 49, Pirates leaning on Shane Carden to help ease jump to AAC

    East Carolina ranked No. 49, Pirates leaning on Shane Carden to help ease jump to AAC
    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...
  • Louisville, Rutgers, and Maryland highlight conference realignment moves

    Louisville, Rutgers, and Maryland highlight conference realignment moves
    It's moving day in college athletics.  While the start of conference realignment moved at a rapid pace, we finally seem to be nearing the end of a marathon that featured some surprising shifts. More than 36 programs have changed conference...
  • VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed

    VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed
    My inbox overfloweth, courtesy of college sports' annual July 1 conference realignment celebrations. Louisville to the ACC; Elon to the Colonial Athletic Association; Davidson to the Atlantic 10; East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa to the American Athletic;...
  • Teel Time: After baffling Ohio State, Virginia Tech defense prepares for ECU spread

    Ruffin McNeill knows from experience the perils of game-planning against Bud Foster. But if he needs a reminder this week, he need only call Urban Meyer. Virginia Tech’s renowned defensive coordinator, Foster outwitted Meyer and his Ohio State...
  • Wilder welcomes expectations as ODU football enters Conference USA

    Wilder welcomes expectations as ODU football enters Conference USA
    Old Dominion played five Football Bowl Subdivision teams last season, losing four by an average of 30.5 points, exposing epic defensive futility and defeating only hapless Idaho. This year, their first in Conference USA, the Monarchs face 11 FBS programs,...
  • Pirate Sighting: Conference Schedule Requires Some Introductions

    Pirate Sighting: Conference Schedule Requires Some Introductions
    When UConn transitioned to the world of big-time football a decade ago, fans could look forward to a schedule packed with national heavyweights. As the second season of the American Athletic Conference kicks off this fall, fans might need a road map to...
  • A Look At UConn's Schedule: Huskies Face Five Teams For First Time

    A Look At UConn's Schedule: Huskies Face Five Teams For First Time
    Brigham Young At UConn, Aug. 29, 7 p.m., Rentschler Field 2013 record: 8-5 Coach: Bronco Mendenhall Last meeting: First meeting Players to watch: QB Taysom Hill, RB Jamaal Williams, WR Mitch Mathews, DL Travis Tuiloma, DL Remington Peck, LB Alani...
  • Saturday's local interest college football roundup: Maine shuts down Norfolk State offense to thwart Spartans' upset bid

    Norfolk State nearly pulled off one of the best wins in school history Saturday night, but Maine -- ranked 25th in the Football Championship Subdivision -- escaped with a 10-6 home win in Orono in the opener for both teams. Daniel Collins found the...
  • Preview: Old Dominion

    2013 | 8-4 First year in Conference USA THE COACH BOBBY WILDER Sixth year (46-14, all with ODU) Growing up in rural Maine, young Bobby Wilder was often alone with his thoughts, a common occurrence for residents of the least populous state east...
  • Preview: Virginia Tech

    VIRGINIA TECH 2013 | 8-5, 5-3 ACC Last bowl | 2013 Sun Bowl (lost 42-12 to No. 17 UCLA) THE COACH FRANK BEAMER 34th year (266-132-4, including 224-109-2 in last 27 seasons at Tech) It's almost become a running joke. When the 67-year-old Beamer...