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  • The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic

    The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic
    After fitting more than 300 people and 10 tons of cargo onto their chartered Boeing 747, Penn State's operations staff will search for one crucial piece of equipment they purposely left at home. An air horn. Head coach James Franklin can't conduct...
  • George O'Leary said Pete DiNovo is further ahead of Blake Bortles' freshman season

    George O'Leary said Pete DiNovo is further ahead of Blake Bortles' freshman season
    UCF coach George O'Leary has dealt with his share of growing pains thanks to a young stable of quarterbacks this season with redshirt freshmen Pete DiNovo, true freshman Tyler Harris and sophomores Nick Patti and Justin Holman. But he's not judging...
  • George O'Leary would have lifted Curse of the Irish

    George O'Leary would have lifted Curse of the Irish
    The great comedian Steven Wright said he once broke a mirror and got seven years' bad luck, but his lawyer thought he could get that down to five. What then do we make of the luck of Notre Dame football? Mirrors have been breaking since Lou Holtz...
  • AAC Notes: UCF Opening Season In Dublin Vs. Penn State

    The defending American Athletic Conference football champion will open its season Saturday, but the UCF Knights will journey about 4,000 miles for their first game. UCF, the Fiesta Bowl winner last season, will face Penn State in Dublin (8:30 a.m.,...
  • Croke Park Classic is already a win for Ireland-born UCF kicker Sean Galvin

    One comparison comes to Deborah Galvin's mind when she thinks about her son, UCF kicker Sean Galvin, playing in Croke Park Saturday. "Becoming president," she said laughing. "It's the top of the top for any Irish athlete to actually play in Croke Park,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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 football's Justin Tukes, Kevin Miller promise a powerful 1-2 punch

    UCF football's Justin Tukes, Kevin Miller promise a powerful 1-2 punch
    The tandem of tight ends Justin Tukes and Kevin Miller has potential to deliver a powerful punch for UCF offense. Miller is the fluid wave that trickles across the formation and Tukes is the rip tide that sucks defenders away from their assignments....
  • SEC Network one of the great inventions in TV history

     SEC Network one of the great inventions in TV history
    Running off at the typewriter … Five greatest days in TV history: (1) John Logie Baird's demonstration of televised moving images in 1926 leads to actual invention of television as we know it; (2) Zenith Corporation creates the first remote...
  • 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...