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  • Five things for Friday, August 29

    Five things for Friday, August 29
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: body on tracks delays SunRail; Arts & Entertainment Season Preview; coach named an honorary Irishman; and more. 1. A body on the railroad tracks in Sanford caused SunRail delays this monring. Sanford...
  • George O'Leary will apply for Irish citizenship

    George O'Leary will apply for Irish citizenship
    George O'Leary will be named an honorary Irishman later today when he is scheduled to receive a "Certificate of Irish Heritage" from Ireland's government, but the UCF coach said he hopes to become an official Irish citizen someday. "I want to get that...
  • Tour of infamous Irish prison gives UCF players perspective ahead of Penn State game

    Tour of infamous Irish prison gives UCF players perspective ahead of Penn State game
    DUBLIN — Deion Green solemnly shook his head when the tour guide described the atrocities that transpired at Kilmainham Gaol — a historically infamous Irish prison that has been turned into a museum in the heart of Dublin. This is the...
  • Marc Daniels has seen it all in 20 years as UCF's radio voice

    Marc Daniels has seen it all in 20 years as UCF's radio voice
    Until the other day, I never really understood why Marc Daniels has been broadcasting UCF games for all this time. In my opinion, he is good enough, smart enough and smooth enough to be the radio voice of his beloved New York Yankees or the L.A. Lakers,...
  • UCF evaluation: Keys to Knights' season

    UCF evaluation: Keys to Knights' season
    The UCF Knights are eager to prove they are not a one-hit wonder and can return to a major bowl. Take a closer look at this year's Knights: Five players to watch • Will Stanback, Running back The Buzz: After playing backup to Jacksonville...
  • UCF football success years in making

    The 20 seniors on the UCF football team's roster don't think the Knights' success started when they captured the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1. It started years ago when players like Daunte Culpepper and Asante Samuel laid the foundation. It grew under the...
  • In post-Bortles era at UCF, look for O'Leary to go back to basics

    In post-Bortles era at UCF, look for O'Leary to go back to basics
    As he talks about his new play toy — big, fast, punishing and powerful running back William Stanback — you can almost see George O'Leary's mouth watering and his heart pounding. Stanback approached him during the offseason and told O'Leary...
  • UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary

    UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary
    UCF's football season-opener may be 4,000 miles away in Ireland, but it's still a home game when your last name is O'Leary. When UCF coach George O'Leary marches his team onto the field of Croke Park Stadium on Saturday, he'll be within three hours of...
  • UCF President John Hitt plans on O'Leary coaching for a 'good, long while'

    UCF President John Hitt plans on O'Leary coaching for a 'good, long while'
    When I asked UCF president John Hitt on Monday about Fox Sports recently reporting that football coach George O'Leary might step down after the season-opening game against Penn State, Hitt actually let out an audible laugh. "Coach O'Leary would never...
  • Five things for Monday, August 11

    Five things for Monday, August 11
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: back to school in Seminole; go along for the ride as an eagle learns to hunt; and thousands of old coins were found during the demolition of a house. It's Monday and some of you are heading back to...
  • Franklin looking to build cohesion

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Penn State - INSIDE SLANT In James Franklin's experience, sometimes the wrong play call isn't always a bad thing if every guy on the defense is carrying out that assignment. "A lot of times, I've seen that over...