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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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;...
  • ODU's first year in Conference USA: Expenses rise, along with competition and opportunity

    ODU's first year in Conference USA: Expenses rise, along with competition and opportunity
    Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m. That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...
  • Is NCAA baseball madness prelude to ACC's first title since 1955?

    Is NCAA baseball madness prelude to ACC's first title since 1955?
    Only incurable seamheads and/or incorrigible gamblers organize NCAA baseball tournament pools, but even if you filled out a bracket purely for entertainment, chances are it's more charred than a burger on the barbie. Five of the eight national seeds met...
  • Top storylines to watch in Conference USA

    Top storylines to watch in Conference USA
      Several stories to watch in the Conference USA heading into the 2014 college football season. 1. Rough road for Rice to repeat The Buzz: Rice won 10-games in 2013 for the first time since 2008 and along the way captured its first Conference USA...
  • 10 AAC players to watch this upcoming season

    10 AAC players to watch this upcoming season
      A pair of UCF sophomores highlight an impressive list of players to watch from the American Athletic Conference heading into the 2014 season. Shane Carden, QB, East Carolina The Buzz: As a junior, Carden led Conference USA in total offense with 4,...
  • CUSA: Five key college football games to watch in 2014

    CUSA: Five key college football games to watch in 2014
      Conference expansion continues to shake up Conference USA as two new additions – Western Kentucky and Old Dominion – look to step in and fill the role vacated by East Carolina and Tulane. With that in mind, we continue our occasional...
  • College football's 5 receivers for 2014

    College football's 5 receivers for 2014
    Florida State’s Rashad Greene headlines a group of talented receivers heading into the 2014 college football season. Most of these players are coming off career years and should be considered big-time targets for their respective teams. Jamison...
  • UCF football schedule kickoff time against East Carolina announced

    UCF football schedule kickoff time against East Carolina announced
    UCF and East Carolina football will end the 2014 football season with an evening contest, the American Athletic Conference and ESPN announced Tuesday. The former Conference USA foes will kickoff Thursday, Dec. 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium...
  • UF extends football series with FSU through 2018 despite potential conference schedule crunch

    UF extends football series with FSU through 2018 despite potential conference schedule crunch
    Florida and Florida State remain committed to facing off on the football field despite both schools potentially facing new nine-game conference schedules that will significantly limit their nonconference game options. With the expansion of the...