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  • University of Alabama at Birmingham ends football program, citing costs

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Alabama at Birmingham will shutter its football program at the end of the current season due to the increasing costs associated with it, the school said on Tuesday. The UAB Blazers have struggled to draw fans in a...
  • End of UAB football shakes loose Stranahan senior

    When the University of Alabama-Birmingham chose to terminate its football program on Tuesday, the impact was felt in South Florida's recruiting scene. No one was affected more than Stranahan defensive end Kirk Livingstone. The 6-foot-4, 235-pound senior...
  • UCLA bounces back strong to beat UAB, as consolation

    UCLA bounces back strong to beat UAB, as consolation
    After a terrible game the night before, Isaac Hamilton was in the process of regrouping when Tyus Edney sidled up to him at the pregame meal Friday. Edney, UCLA's director of basketball operations, had played in the NBA, where, he counseled Hamilton,...
  • FAU defensive line eager to overwhelm UAB

    FAU defensive line eager to overwhelm UAB
    Trevon Coley has started every game this season for FAU. As the left defensive tackle, Coley leads all players on the defensive line with 30 tackles, including five tackles that have resulted in loss yardage. Yet Coley says he could have played better a...
  • D'Joun Smith replaces Lucky Whitehead as FAU's kick returner

    D'Joun Smith replaces Lucky Whitehead as FAU's kick returner
    D’Joun Smith will be FAU’s kickoff returner for the second consecutive week when the Owls face UAB on Saturday. Smith, a cornerback, earned the role last week when he set a school record for the most kickoff return yards in a game. Against...
  • Preview: FAU vs. UAB, 7 p.m. Saturday

    Preview: FAU vs. UAB, 7 p.m. Saturday
    Where: FAU Stadium; Boca Raton TV: no TV Weather: 77 degrees, zero percent rain chance Online: SunSentinel.com/sports, @ByNateTaylor or #Owls Quick slant: The Owls are returning to FAU Stadium for their fourth home game of the season. Last week,...
  • FAU determined to improve red-zone offense

    Forget the miscommunication, the inconsistency on third down or the sheer volume of fumbles that have ended drives for FAU's offense. The red zone, that pivotal area that starts at the opposition's 20-yard line, has become the new, glaring issue for the...
  • FAU continues first-quarter home woes

    FAU continues first-quarter home woes
    BOCA RATON — For the third consecutive home game, the Owls did not perform well in the first quarter. FAU began Saturday's game against UAB by winning the toss and electing to have the ball first. But the Owls gained just four yards on their first...
  • FAU rally falls short against UAB, putting Owls' bowl hopes in jeopardy

    FAU rally falls short against UAB, putting Owls' bowl hopes in jeopardy
    BOCA RATON — FAU Stadium has been a safe haven for the Owls this season. It's been a place where the Owls could regain their confidence, a venue where they have shown their potential. Even when the Owls trailed at home this season, they were able to...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: W&M sweeps men's, women's CAA cross country titles

    COLLEGES: Cross country: CAA: William and Mary swept the men's and women's Colonial Athletic Association championships in Boston, extending a strong tradition. W&M took its 15th men's CAA title, placing six runners in the top 15 and finishing with 36...
  • FAU struggles to cope with UAB loss, faces tough road to bowl bid

    FAU struggles to cope with UAB loss, faces tough road to bowl bid
    BOCA RATON — Each football player has his own way of coping with losing. Some players look ahead and hope the future will bring better results. Others focus on the present, the feelings of frustration or dejection that come with falling short. But...