Saturday, January 12, 2019

12-01-2019 13:01

Gameday: Lady Pirates Matchup With Tulsa On Saturday Afternoon…Trevon Brown named to NFLPA Bowl roster…Coaches chat it up in Greenville…Source: AAC to receive $18.8 million; Sun Belt Conference to receive $17.2 million from CFP…Penny Hardaway: AAC is ‘pretty doggone good’ …USF women’s basketball team heads to UConn with nine players…New Temple football coach Rod Carey signs long-term deal with lofty buyout, showing willingness to stay for a while…Dabo Swinney joins Dean Smith and Mike Krzyzewski as unknown hires who rose to the top…Will Defense Doom the Chiefs in the Playoffs?…Canes hold off Sabres 4-3 in Skinner’s return to PNC Arena

Pirate Press: ECU Headlines

ecupirates.com

Greenville Daily Reflector

  • Pirates look for another home win
  • Coaches chat it up in Greenville

247 Sports

  • Trevon Brown named to NFLPA Bowl roster
  • 2019 ECU Position Primer: Wide Receivers

Penny Hardaway: AAC is ‘pretty doggone good’ Memphis Commercial Appeal

 

Around the American Athletic Conference

Source: AAC to receive $18.8 million; Sun Belt Conference to receive $17.2 million from CFP Winston Salem Journal

theamerican.org

  • Campus Connect – Temple’s Freddie Booth-Lloyd
  • Three UConn Huskies Named to Midseason Wooden Top 25

AAC Daily: Temple Poaches NIU Head Coach to Head Owls Football BCSNN

Tampa Bay Times

Geno Auriemma sympathizes with injury-riddled USF Connecticut Post

UC with short turnaround for UConn Saturday night Cincinnati Enquirer

Hartford Courant

NBC Sports

Temple introduces Northern Illinois’ Rod Carey as its new coach: ‘This is exactly where I want to be’ Chicago Tribune

Philly.com

UCF list of early enrollees includes three ACC transfers, QB who chose Knights over USC Orlando Sentinel

Memphis Commercial Appeal

TU looks to bounce back at SMU on Saturday Tulsa World

Houston Chronicle

Aggressive mindset is the key for WSU freshman Dexter Dennis in offensive rebounding Wichita Eagle

Former Navy head coach Rick Forzano dies at age 90 Annapolis Capital

 

Regional Headlines: The Carolinas and beyond

Raleigh News and Observer

  • Dabo Swinney joins Dean Smith and Mike Krzyzewski as unknown hires who rose to the top
  • After some shaky shooting against UNC, NC State expects to bounce back against Pitt
  • Three things to watch as No. 1 Duke travels to play No. 13 Florida State

Winston Salem Journal

The Associated Press

  • No. 3 Tennessee establishes itself as favorite in SEC race
  • Postponed Missouri-South Carolina rescheduled for Sunday
  • No. 1 Duke visits No. 13 FSU to headline ACC weekend slate
  • Fernando, Cowan rally Maryland past No. 22 Indiana 78-75

Charlotte Observer

  • Davidson’s off to best start since joining A-10, but Wildcats get tough test Saturday
  • Larry Stone: Washington state rep’s bill to pay college athletes unlikely to pass, but it’s a step in the right direction

 

Nuggets and Briefs:  National and Professional articles of interest

New York Times

  • Will Defense Doom the Chiefs in the Playoffs?
  • Can Aryna Sabalenka Ride Her Hot Streak to the Australian Open Title?
  • Andy Murray Gave His All. Which Is Why This Ending Hurts.
  • Yankees Add D.J. LeMahieu, Signaling Reduced Interest in Manny Machado
  • In Bid for Manny Machado, White Sox Wonder if Camaraderie Can Trump Cash
  • Japan’s Olympics Chief Faces Corruption Charges in France
  • Raptors Are Again Unbeatable at Home and Against the Nets
  • A Mystery for the Reeling Rangers: How to Beat the Islanders
  • In Alabama, a Girl’s High School Hoop Dreams Are Restored

Washington Post

Charlotte Observer

  • Canes hold off Sabres 4-3 in Skinner’s return to PNC Arena
  • After Skinner’s bittersweet return, could Ferland be next?
  • Much is new for 2019, but there’s one thing Jimmie Johnson isn’t changing. Not ever.
  • Panthers position analysis: Through draft or free agency, work to do at safety
  • Tom Krasovic: Chargers-Patriots rematch brings back memories, but it’s not quite the same
  • Well before Nick Foles, Earl Morrall was the NFL’s greatest substitute quarterback
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