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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT picks up late addition for 17 class in R.J. ReynoldsNorth Texas coach Seth Littrell indicated at Conference USA media days that the
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
North Texas coach Seth Littrell indicated at Conference USA media days that the program could have a couple of late additions heading into the 2017 season. One of those additions appears to be Grapevine defensive end R.J. Reynolds. Reynolds was... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
With Kiffin bringing spotlight to FAU, Al-Shaair ready to performthe team, gives everybody a little bit more energy, a little bit more life,” Al
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
the team, gives everybody a little bit more energy, a little bit more life,” Al-Shaair, a junior linebacker, said during Conference USA Football Kick Off this week. “So far, it’s been amazing. I just think it’s going to help the team a... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Is there a budding rivalry between UNT, UTSA? Roadrunners LB says there isa unique perspective when it comes to the relationship between the Roadrunners
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
a unique perspective when it comes to the relationship between the Roadrunners and North Texas, their yearly opponent in Conference USA. Tauaefa grew up in Corinth, just miles down the road from UNT. These days he spends one Saturday every fall... Read more
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Al.com
Ostrich: Hugh Freeze admitted to Saban's Treatment Centerstaff won't speculate on their patient's outcomes, outsiders predict that Freez
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
staff won't speculate on their patient's outcomes, outsiders predict that Freeze could land a head coaching position at a Conference USA or Sun Belt school within a year, provided he adhere to the offensive game plan provided by the treatment... Read more
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Daily Press
ACC schools lead nation in athletic directors' guaranteed paythe Group of Five ($320,385). Old Dominion’s Wood Selig was well above the G5 a
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
the Group of Five ($320,385). Old Dominion’s Wood Selig was well above the G5 average at $422,913, which ranked second in Conference USA. Here are charts listing AD pay for the ACC and Conference USA. I included the ages for the ACC athletic... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Here is the latest Virginia sports news from The Associated Pressto hand Hamels his first loss in 10 starts this season. AMES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
to hand Hamels his first loss in 10 starts this season. AMES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa State has added Zoran Talley, last year's Conference USA Sixth Man of the Year, as a graduate transfer. The Cyclones announced that Talley, a 6-foot-7 forward who... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
ODU’s historic run last season is a benchmark for the Monarchs’ upcoming seasonIRVING, TX. - The expectations headed into last season were low for Old Dominio
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
IRVING, TX. - The expectations headed into last season were low for Old Dominion. Predicted to finish sixth in the Conference USA's East Division last season, ODU went on to win nine of their last 10 games, finish second in the East, and secured the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT notebook: Mean Green still short of 85 scholarship limitshort on scholarship players. UNT's coach said the program has made significan
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
short on scholarship players. UNT's coach said the program has made significant progress in that regard Wednesday during Conference USA media days. But that doesn't mean the Mean Green will be playing with a full allotment this fall. Littrell... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
FAU coach Lane Kiffin steals the show at C-USA media dayswas the first day I sat in the back of a plane in a long time," Kiffin said dur
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
was the first day I sat in the back of a plane in a long time," Kiffin said during the closing session of Conference USA media days. "It was like row 32C. That was new. It's been a while since I flew commercial." And that's just... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Iowa State adds ODU's Talley as grad transferAMES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa State has added Zoran Talley, last season's Conference U
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
AMES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa State has added Zoran Talley, last season's Conference USA Sixth Man of the Year, as a graduate transfer. The Cyclones announced Thursday that Talley, a 6-foot-7 forward who averaged 11.3 points in 2016-17 for Old Dominion,... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Fifth member of Jim McElwain’s first recruiting class at Florida to transferBaylor and the connection Briles had to it, it was a controversial staff decisi
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 2 days ago
Baylor and the connection Briles had to it, it was a controversial staff decision, to say the least. Kiffin explained at Conference USA media day FAU’s compliance office took care of conducting a thorough vetting process to make sure the hiring... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Southern Miss RB Ito Smith on Doak Walker watch list(best tight end) - Julian Allen, RSr. Paul Hornung Award (most versatile playe
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
(best tight end) - Julian Allen, RSr. Paul Hornung Award (most versatile player) - Allenzae Staggers, Sr. Preseason All-Conference USA - Ito Smith and Allenzae Staggers Biletnikoff Award (best receiver) - Allenzae Staggers Doak Walker Award... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Lane Kiffin stands by decision and process of hiring Kendal BrilesBaylor and the connection Briles had to it, it was a controversial staff decisi
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 2 days ago
Baylor and the connection Briles had to it, it was a controversial staff decision, to say the least. Kiffin explained at Conference USA media day FAU’s compliance office took care of conducting a thorough vetting process to make sure the hiring... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Joe Flacco’s brother no longer part of the Western Michigan programBaylor and the connection Briles had to it, it was a controversial staff decisi
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 2 days ago
Baylor and the connection Briles had to it, it was a controversial staff decision, to say the least. Kiffin explained at Conference USA media day FAU’s compliance office took care of conducting a thorough vetting process to make sure the hiring... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Addition of Lane Kiffin, Butch Davis raises Conference USA’s profilewant to put a ceiling on his first FAU team. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) The conse
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
want to put a ceiling on his first FAU team. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) The consensus among coaches during the two days of Conference USA’s 2017 Football Media Kick Off is that the conference’s East Division just got a lot tougher. That’s because... Read more
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Rice Owls
Golf Announces 2017-18 Scheduleseason at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate, played Sept. 11-12 in Hattiesburg, Miss
Rice Owls / Posted 3 days ago
season at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate, played Sept. 11-12 in Hattiesburg, Miss. The tournament will be hosted by Conference USA foe Southern Miss. Last year, the Owls finished in fifth-place, their best-ever finish in the tournament. Two... Read more
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Rice Owls
Golf Earns GCAA Team Academic AwardMeissner and Grant Rogers claiming C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medals. Meissn
Rice Owls / Posted 3 days ago
Meissner and Grant Rogers claiming C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medals. Meissner and Mario Carmona were also named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team. From C-USA, Middle Tennessee, Old Dominion, Southern Miss and UTSA also posted a grade... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Florida’s Marcell Harris out for 2017 with torn Achillesand some have expanded in the conference schedule. That leaves some schools and
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 3 days ago
and some have expanded in the conference schedule. That leaves some schools and conferences in a bind because schools from Conference USA and the MAC can only play so many power conference opponents in their limited non-conference slots. The Big... Read more
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The Ironton Tribune
WKU, LaTech again favored in C-USAIRVING, Texas (AP) — Two-time defending Conference USA champion Western Kentuck
The Ironton Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Two-time defending Conference USA champion Western Kentucky and Louisiana Tech are the preseason picks to win their divisions again this season. WKU won the East Division title last season for the second year in a row, then beat... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
The Continued Process and Resurgence for Mean Green FBthink, have bought into what is it we are trying to do as one, as a family,” sa
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
think, have bought into what is it we are trying to do as one, as a family,” said safety Kishawn McClain during Wednesday’s Conference USA Media Day in Irving. “Guys want to work, everybody is working now, everybody is focused and everybody is... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Southern Miss in spotlight at Conference USA Kickoffin July, another Magnolia State team in the Media Day spotlight. Southern Miss
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
in July, another Magnolia State team in the Media Day spotlight. Southern Miss was in Texas on Wednesday for day 1 of the Conference USA Kickoff. Head coach Jay Hopson, running back Ito Smith, and cornerback Cornell Armstrong were in Irving to... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
C-USA officials, coaches say league has case that it is top G5 league, not AmericanMike Aresco continued to push the league's narrative that it is part of the "Po
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Mike Aresco continued to push the league's narrative that it is part of the "Power Six" at its annual media days Tuesday. Conference USA commissioner Judy MacLeod and the league's football coaches told a far different tale just a day later. C-USA... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rice football has long road back to winning wayshave the longest trip in the country to Australia and the shortest to UH," coac
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
have the longest trip in the country to Australia and the shortest to UH," coach David Bailiff said at Wednesday's Conference USA Media Days in Irving. But Rice playing a game outside of the United States is a benchmark. The Owls open 2017... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rice football has long road back to winning waysfrom campus. "We have the longest trip in the country to Australia and the sho
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
from campus. "We have the longest trip in the country to Australia and the shortest to UH," Bailiff said at Wednesday's Conference USA Media Days in Irving. But Rice playing a game outside of the United States is a benchmark. The Owls open 2017... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
A lot could happen in Lane Kiffin’s first year at FAUto improve the FAU program. The question is, how much? (Allen Eyestone / The Pa
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 days ago
to improve the FAU program. The question is, how much? (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) Well, the people who cover Conference USA football for a living have spoken and here is the immediate value they have placed on Lane Kiffin as the new... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Tommy Tuberville to join ESPN roster of college football analystsand some have expanded in the conference schedule. That leaves some schools and
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 3 days ago
and some have expanded in the conference schedule. That leaves some schools and conferences in a bind because schools from Conference USA and the MAC can only play so many power conference opponents in their limited non-conference slots. The Big... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Voyageurs men's cagers get early start on seasonseason, finishing with a 15-17 record before bowing out to the University of Te
The Sudbury Star / Posted 3 days ago
season, finishing with a 15-17 record before bowing out to the University of Texas at San Antonio in the first round of the Conference USA tournament. The Hilltoppers will also be fielding a young squad after graduating five seniors last year, but... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Vanderbilt and UNLV announce future home-home seriesand some have expanded in the conference schedule. That leaves some schools and
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 3 days ago
and some have expanded in the conference schedule. That leaves some schools and conferences in a bind because schools from Conference USA and the MAC can only play so many power conference opponents in their limited non-conference slots. The Big... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
North Dakota State AD thinks Big Ten is rethinking stance against FCS opponentsand some have expanded in the conference schedule. That leaves some schools and
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 3 days ago
and some have expanded in the conference schedule. That leaves some schools and conferences in a bind because schools from Conference USA and the MAC can only play so many power conference opponents in their limited non-conference slots. The Big... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT women's basketball team selected for San Juan Shootouthas shown progress in each of its first two seasons under Mitchell. The Mean Gr
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
has shown progress in each of its first two seasons under Mitchell. The Mean Green finished 12-19 overall and 8-10 in Conference USA play in her second season last year. Mitchell took over a program that finished 5-24 in the season before her... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Worst to first: Ranking all 79 Division I-A state football gamesNorth Texas at FAU, Oct. 21: This has high-scoring potential, if both quarterba
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
North Texas at FAU, Oct. 21: This has high-scoring potential, if both quarterbacks work out. UNT's Mason Fine made the Conference USA all-freshman team last fall, and De'Andre Johnson is trying to revive his career after being dismissed from... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
ODU football picked third in C-USA preseason pollWilder. (Photo: by Mike Comer/Getty Images) IRVING, Texas – Old Dominion Unive
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
Wilder. (Photo: by Mike Comer/Getty Images) IRVING, Texas – Old Dominion University Football was picked to finish third in Conference USA East this season in a preseason vote conducted by a panel of media members that cover C-USA schools. “We’ve... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Hill Denson to be inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame Class of 2018with the Eagles. Coach Denson enjoyed many years of success while at USM, incl
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
with the Eagles. Coach Denson enjoyed many years of success while at USM, including being named Metro Conference (now Conference USA) Coach of the Year in 1989 and 1990; having 12 consecutive winning seasons (1986-1997); 42-game winning season... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
CHARLOTTE 49ERS: Niners Release 2017-18 Men's Basketball Schedule21). The 49ers conclude the non-conference portion of their schedule on the roa
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
21). The 49ers conclude the non-conference portion of their schedule on the road at USF (December 21). The 18-game Conference USA schedule, which features nine home and nine away games, starts on the road at Old Dominion (December... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Travis Lauterbach To Lead Lyon Golfcoach at Old Dominion this past season. 2017 marked a historic season for the O
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
coach at Old Dominion this past season. 2017 marked a historic season for the ODU women’s golf program, as the team won the Conference USA Championship for the first time in school history. The team followed their conference championship with their... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UTSA picked to finish second in Conference USA West Division13th annual C-USA Championship Game, featuring the two division winners, is sch
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
13th annual C-USA Championship Game, featuring the two division winners, is scheduled for Dec. 2. 2017 Preseason Conference USA Poll (first-place votes in parentheses) West Division 1. Louisiana Tech (20) 2. UTSA (7) 3. Southern Miss... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
FAU, Lane Kiffin predicted to finish fifth in Conference USA East DivisionIn the Conference USA media preseason poll released Tuesday morning, the Owls w
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
In the Conference USA media preseason poll released Tuesday morning, the Owls were predicted to finish fifth in the East Division. FAU is coming off three straight 3-9 seasons and the firing of former coach Charlie Partridge. Kiffin took over in... Read more
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The Ironton Tribune
Herd’s Yurachek preseason C-USAStaff Report IRVING, Tx —Marshall tight end Ryan Yurachek was tabbed a preseas
The Ironton Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Staff Report IRVING, Tx —Marshall tight end Ryan Yurachek was tabbed a preseason All-Conference USA selection by the league’s 14 head coaches in an announcement that was made Monday. The Myrtle Beach, S.C. native also earned the distinction from... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Four ODU players named to preseason All-Conference USA teamIRVING, Texas – Old Dominion University Football placed four student-athletes o
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
IRVING, Texas – Old Dominion University Football placed four student-athletes on the Preseason All-Conference USA First Team, C-USA announced on Monday. Running back Ray Lawry, wide receiver Jonathan Duhart, defensive end Oshane Ximines and... Read more
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Daily Press
Monday's regional sports roundup: Four Old Dominion football players earn preseason All-Conference USA honorswide receiver Jonathan Duhart, defensive end Oshane Ximines and cornerback Bran
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
wide receiver Jonathan Duhart, defensive end Oshane Ximines and cornerback Brandon Addison were named to the preseason All-Conference USA team. Lawry set a program record last season with 1,255 rushing yards. He caught one touchdown pass and ran... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Four UTSA players chosen for preseason All-CUSA teamSAN ANTONIO – Four UTSA players were named Monday to the preseason All-Conferen
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
SAN ANTONIO – Four UTSA players were named Monday to the preseason All-Conference USA team. It's the first time in program history four UTSA players have earned preseason honors. Tauaefa earned Freshman All-America honors a year ago, to go with... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
McClain, Brooks named to preseason All-Conference USA teamNorth Texas senior safety Kishawn McClain and junior cornerback Nate Brooks hav
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
North Texas senior safety Kishawn McClain and junior cornerback Nate Brooks have both been named to the Preseason All-Conference USA team. The league released the team on Monday in advance of the league's media days on Wednesday and Thursday at the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Ito Smith and Allenzae Staggers named to Preseason All-Conference USA TeamPress Release from Southern Miss Athletics The 2017 Conference USA football se
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
Press Release from Southern Miss Athletics The 2017 Conference USA football season is officially on the horizon with the league's announcement of its preseason all-league team, and Southern Miss seniors Ito Smith and Allenzae Staggers have placed on... Read more
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Rice Owls
Ellerbee Named C-USA Preseason Defensive Player of the YearTeam July 17, 2017By: Chuck Pool (cpool@rice.edu)IRVING, Texas - Rice senior l
Rice Owls / Posted 6 days ago
Team July 17, 2017By: Chuck Pool (cpool@rice.edu)IRVING, Texas - Rice senior linebacker Emmanuel Ellerbee has been named Conference USA Preseason Defensive Player of the Year and joined with fellow team captain Trey Martin in being named to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Parsing the game planonto the idea. It took several years and some corporate commitment, but they fi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
onto the idea. It took several years and some corporate commitment, but they finally launched the program. It comes in Conference USA. Season ticket sales started with several of us jumping in on the charter seats. Your location locked in... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
USM footall to be without trio from signing classthat senior wide receivers Tyre’oune Holmes and Marquise Ricard were no longer
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
that senior wide receivers Tyre’oune Holmes and Marquise Ricard were no longer with the team. Holmes was named to the 2013 Conference USA All-Freshman team after coming out of Tylertown High School, playing in 11 games and starting seven. He caught... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
USM footall to be without trio from signing classthat senior wide receivers Tyre’oune Holmes and Marquise Ricard were no longer
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
that senior wide receivers Tyre’oune Holmes and Marquise Ricard were no longer with the team. Holmes was named to the 2013 Conference USA All-Freshman team after coming out of Tylertown High School, playing in 11 games and starting seven. He caught... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
City of Biloxi sues Overtime SportsSports for more than $50,000. In March, both parties reportedly agreed Overtim
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
Sports for more than $50,000. In March, both parties reportedly agreed Overtime would pay Biloxi $2.50 per ticket sold for Conference USA games played at MGM Park this year. The lawsuit is seeking $53,167.50, saying Overtime did not pay the city... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
NCAA FOOTBALL: Played in Houston since 2013, SWAC dropping championship gamebring its championship game back, perhaps cutting costs by playing in the top s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
bring its championship game back, perhaps cutting costs by playing in the top seed's stadium like the Sun Belt and Conference USA. Sharp said dropping the title game in favor of the bowl contest should increase the league's annual payouts... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SWAC banking on Celebration Bowl for money, prestigebring its championship game back, perhaps cutting costs by playing in the top s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
bring its championship game back, perhaps cutting costs by playing in the top seed's stadium like the Sun Belt and Conference USA. Sharp said dropping the title game in favor of the bowl contest should increase the league's annual payouts... Read more
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