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  • Sun Belt to introduce three new coaches during Media Days

    When the Sun Belt holds its football media days Monday and Tuesday, three coaches will be making their first appearance. Two others will be making their second, as the nine-team conference has seen five coaching changes in the last two seasons....
  • Sun Belt Day One Recap: North Texas coach knows he has work ahead

    The Sun Belt coach with arguably the toughest job ahead of him couldn't be happier to be where he is. "We have a long way to go. The program has been down for a long time," said Dan McCarney, the new coach at North Texas, during his first appearance...
  • Sun Belt teams go a combined 1-8 in opening week of season

     The Sun Belt was a combined 1-8 in the opening week, with the only win coming in a battle of conference teams, with Florida International beating North Texas 41-16.  The rest of the conference had teams playing money games against teams from the...
  • Navy wins big over Western Kentucky but loses Santiago

    Navy wins big over Western Kentucky but loses Santiago
    Coach Ken Niumatalolo was not all smiles after Navy's 40-14 win over Western Kentucky at Houchens-Smith Stadium on Saturday night. In fact, he was in tears. Late in the second quarter, his senior slotback Aaron Santiago went down with an arm injury on...
  • Georgia State to join the Sun Belt in 2013

    Georgia State to join the Sun Belt in 2013
     New Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson’s first expansion effort has been a success, as Georgia State accepted an invitation to join the conference Monday.  “This is a strong declaration that the Sun Belt is committed to getting better,”...
  • College Football Countdown: No. 117 FAU

    College Football Countdown: No. 117 FAU
    The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. We’ll take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the NCAA...
  • Sun Belt baseball: Owls picked to finish fourth

    Sun Belt baseball: Owls picked to finish fourth
      FAU was picked to finish fourth in the Sun Belt baseball coaches’ poll, and three Owls were named to the preseason All-Sun Belt team.   Pitcher Hugh Adams, catcher Mike Albaladejo and outfielder Alex Hudak, all seniors, were the Owls’...
  • Second-half collapse dooms Owls

      It was another case of a second-half road game collapse for FAU, as the Owls allowed Western Kentucky to run past them in the final 20 minutes Thursday in Bowling Green.   The Hilltoppers outscored FAU 40-25 in the second half at E.A. Diddle Arena to...
  • Sun Belt roundup: FIU on a roll

     Most of the Sun Belt is still playing non-conference games this week.  Florida Atlantic (0-2) is at Auburn (2-1) after opening the season at Florida and Michigan State.  The two conference games are Louisiana-Lafayette at red-hot Florida...
  • FAU opens baseball season at Alabama

     FAU’s baseball team will open the season at Alabama Feb. 17, the first time the Owls have to Tuscaloosa since they upset the Crimson Tide in the 2002 NCAA regional to make it to the super regional for the first and only time in program history....
  • Stadium opening draws former prOWLer back to Boca Raton

    Stadium opening draws former prOWLer  back to Boca Raton
       BOCA RATON – Rick “Smitty” Smith expects to shed more than a few tears over the next couple days.  The Florida Atlantic alum and former director of the prOWLers, the university’s student group that supports athletics, is...