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  • 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-...
  • UCF defense faces dramatic test at East Carolina

    UCF's regular season-ending script couldn't have been written any more dramatically for UCF's veteran defense. In order to make history as the first team to win back-to-back conference championships, the Knights must go through East Carolina, which...
  • College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot

    College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot
    Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff standings bode well for an easier placement of the ACC’s 11 bowl-eligible teams Sunday, including Virginia Tech. The key was the CFP selection committee’s ranking the Big Ten’s Michigan...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A big day for the Big Ten, with one little exception: Michigan

    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-...
  • ODU announces third football game with N.C. State

    With Old Dominion's announcement that a third football game against North Carolina State is finalized, school officials now work to bolster future non-conference schedules with attractive regional and national matchups. ODU's 2015 schedule is complete...
  • Previews and predictions for Saturday's college games

    Saturday's games VIRGINIA (2-1, 1-0 ACC) AT NO. 21 BRIGHAM YOUNG (3-0) WHEN: 3:30 p.m. WHERE: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, Utah. THE SKINNY: U.Va. got its season off to a grand start last year by shutting down BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (68 percent...
  • 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....
  • Friday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: Tribe, Hampton swamped by big-time foes

    Playing without injured point guard Mike Schlotman and wing Terry Tarpey, William and Mary fell 68-45 to No. 7 Florida in a night of season openers across the nation. The Gators held W&M to 26 percent shooting, including 2-of-22 from 3-point range....