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  • 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....
  • UCF defense helps propel Knights to win at Houston

    HOUSTON — Moments after the football bounced out of bounds, preserving UCF's 17-12 victory over Houston late Thursday, coach George O'Leary breathed a huge sigh of relief. O'Leary's defense came up big plays all night, with none bigger than Brandon...
  • UCF holds off Houston 17-12 in conference opener

    UCF holds off Houston 17-12 in conference opener
    Justin Holman threw a pair of touchdowns and the UCF Knights forced a fumble with 24 seconds left to hold off the Houston Cougars 17-12 in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Houston quarterback Greg Ward had the ball knocked out of...
  • UCF coach George O'Leary keeps kickers on their toes

    UCF coach George O'Leary keeps kickers on their toes
    UCF coach George O'Leary is looking for something. He riffles through stacks of papers and various multicolored folders and binders that were askew on his desk before finally producing a single sheet of paper. It's the statistical breakdown he...
  • UCF earns dramatic win at Houston thanks to late play on ball

    UCF earns dramatic win at Houston thanks to late play on ball
    HOUSTON — For the fifth time in UCF and Houston's past six meetings, the game came down to a single touchdown play. And for the second consecutive time, the Cougars' shot at a win was thwarted by Knights senior defensive back Brandon Alexander....
  • Jordan Akins among young Knights bolstering UCF entering key Houston game

    When UCF football's conference season starts in Houston Thursday, freshman receiver Jordan Akins said he'll be ready. Akins, 22, has something to prove in the state of Texas. He skipped an immediate shift to college football out of high school to pursue...
  • UCF looking to step up run game and run defense against Houston

    UCF looking to step up run game and run defense against Houston
    UCF coach George O'Leary has always preached to his football teams two factors win championships — running the ball and stopping the run. So far, he said he hasn't seen enough production in either area despite the Knights boasting the No. 1 run...
  • George O'Leary: expects 'more' from Terrance Plummer and defense

    George O'Leary: expects 'more' from Terrance Plummer and defense
    Two things win football championships under UCF coach George O'Leary's philosophy; run the ball and stop the run. O'Leary hasn't seen great production in either of those areas yet. He's still looking to see a consistently solid performance out of the...
  • AAC Notes: More Sad Times For Bearcats

    On Sept. 21, 2013, the Cincinnati football team was emotionally rocked by the death of freshman offensive lineman Ben Flick, who was killed in a car accident. Teammates Mark Barr and Javon Harrison were injured in the crash, which also took the life of a...
  • UCF's secondary eager to show its strength under pressure at Houston

    UCF's secondary eager to show its strength under pressure at Houston
    Don't be surprised if UCF's secondary plays with a little more of an edge during the Knights' conference season opener Thursday night thanks to some recent jabs by Houston receiver Deontay Greenberry. The Cougars receiver told a reporter UCF wasn't...
  • FAU moves on from Wyoming loss, hopes to open conference play win

    BOCA RATON — Coach Charlie Partridge did not get much sleep last Saturday night. He had work to do. After watching his Owls suffer a devastating one-point loss to Wyoming, Partridge spent the following hours contemplating how he could properly...