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  • 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...
  • UCF, East Carolina football game notes

    UCF, East Carolina football game notes
    UCF at East Carolina, 7:30 p.m.  Where: Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium; Greenville, N.C. TV: ESPN Weather: 40 degrees, no rain chance Online: OrlandoSentinel.com/sports, @osknights or #ucf Quick slant: It’s all or nothing for UCF (8-3, 6-1)...
  • UCF's Rannell Hall eager to serve as leader, playmaker for Knights at East Carolina

    UCF's Rannell Hall eager to serve as leader, playmaker for Knights at East Carolina
    For a brief moment, UCF senior Rannell Hall was caught off guard by the exuberant cheering after his 21-yard rushing touchdown that was capped by a diving leap into the end zone at Raymond James Stadium last week. It seemed like an eternity since Hall...
  • Hail, yes! UCF Knights are champions again

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Hail, yes! Can you believe it? Can you conceive it? Seriously, I cannot comprehend what I just saw. And never transcend what I just saw. In the span of 3 1/2 hours, I just watched the UCF Knights dominate the game and...
  • UCF Hail Mary seals back-to-back conference titles for cardiac Knights

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Brandon Alexander tackled Breshad Perriman after his miraculous catch and a group of excited UCF players and football supporters joined them in East Carolina’s endzone. At one point, UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury...
  • Watch UCF use a Hail Mary pass to beat East Carolina

    UCF used a Hail Mary pass from Justin Holman to Breshad Perriman to cover 51 yards on the final play of the game for a 32-30 victory over East Carolina on Thursday night, once again proving that college football teams have a problem defending last-gasp...
  • Gators to play Jan. 3 in Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina

    Gators to play Jan. 3 in Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina
    GAINESVILLE – The Florida Gators were victims of an offensive onslaught during their last visit to the state of Alabama. But since a 42-21 loss Sept. 20 in Tuscaloosa against coach Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide, the Gators’ defense has...
  • UCF receiver Breshad Perriman calls game-winning catch years in the making a blessing

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Terrance Plummer called it "The Catch, Part II." Troy Gray called it "The Bomb." Some exuberant University of Central Florida fans have called it "The Hail-Perri." But UCF receiver Breshad Perriman has just one name for the 51-...
  • State hoops: Loyola squanders early lead at St. Joe's

    State hoops: Loyola squanders early lead at St. Joe's
    Saint Joseph's overcame early offensive difficulties to blow past Loyola Maryland, 68-42, on Tuesday night at Hagan Arena in Philadelphia. The Greyhounds dominated the opening 12 minutes and grabbed an 18-7 lead. After falling behind by 11 points, the...
  • Maryland natives set to play in bowl games

    Numerous Maryland natives populate the Terps football roster and are set to participate in the Foster Farms Bowl Dec. 30 against Stanford. Several others will participate in bowl games for Navy, West Virginia and Penn State. Here is a look at other...
  • Polar opposite seasons for efficient Duke, mistake-prone Virginia Tech

      Turnovers, penalties and missed field goals often deflate teams and derail seasons. Ditto opponents’ sacks and long plays. One glance at those numbers reveals why Duke is 8-1 and Virginia Tech 4-5 entering their game Saturday at Wallace Wade...