| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:50 PM
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,”...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:38 AM
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...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Indicative of FAU’s 1-11 season, the Owls placed just one player on the Sun Belt All-Conference teams released Wednesday.
Senior running back Alfred Morris was named to the second team offense. Morris was second in the conference in rushing,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 12:16 PM
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’...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:27 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:52 AM
Chris Finwood is coming home to lead Old Dominion's baseball program.
A 1984 Hampton High graduate, Finwood has coached Western Kentucky the past six seasons, guiding the Hilltoppers to a pair of NCAA tournament appearances and producing 14 Major...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:43 PM
With a Hampton High diploma, a wife from Newport News and friends throughout the region, Chris Finwood is 757 to the core. But those aren't the ties that lured him home to coach Old Dominion University's baseball team.
The decisive connection was ODU...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:35 PM
In his office, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig has blueprints for a $9-million, 4,000-seat baseball stadium to be built at the Monarchs' current home.
In his mind, Selig has visions of a ballpark, also on campus-owned land, but along the...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:43 AM
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....
| Jul 18, 2011
| 11:44 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 9:30 AM
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...