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  • Incoming Sun Belt commissioner will work to keep conference intact

        Incoming Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson used the conference basketball tournament that concluded Tuesday to begin convincing member schools to stay in the Sun Belt.  "There is always going to be threats," Benson said in Hot Springs, Ark. "One...
  • 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,”...
  • University School QB Michael White wins state title, commits to USF

    University School QB Michael White wins state title, commits to USF
    About 20 minutes after he a walked off the field as a state champion, Fort Lauderdale University school quarterback Michael White was offered a scholarship by USF, and the 6-foot-5, 200-pound White didn’t waste much time in accepting. “Feels...
  • Bobby Petrino named new Western Kentucky head football coach

    Bobby Petrino named new Western Kentucky head football coach
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Now that Bobby Petrino is back in the coaching ranks, he wants to make the most of his second chance. Petrino was introduced Monday as Western Kentucky's new head football coach. The 51-year-old was fired by Arkansas in...
  • Teel Time: Keeping 6-6 teams eligible for bowls fine by ACC coaches

    No 6-6, bowl-eligible ACC team has ever missed college football’s bloated postseason, a trend that’s likely to continue. As the Birmingham News’ Jon Solomon reported this week, a Big Ten proposal to elevate the minimum record for bowl...
  • 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...
  • Another cool million: FAU football to play Alabama in 2014

    FAU fans, if you aren't able to travel to see the Owls take on Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Sept. 22, don't worry, you'll have another chance.  AL.com is reporting that Alabama will again host Florida Atlantic in 2014 as part of both team's non-conference...
  • Western Kentucky is buzzing about Bobby Rainey

    Western Kentucky is buzzing about Bobby Rainey
    The curiosity about Bobby Rainey in Baltimore built steadily throughout August. First Ravens head coach John Harbaugh singled him out for praise early in training camp. Then Rainey scored a highlight-reel touchdown in his first preseason game. Soon,...
  • 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...
  • Full list of local players on 2012 FBS rosters

    Full list of local players on 2012 FBS rosters
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