Category Archives: Mtn. West

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    Navy cancels four-game football series against UNLV

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    Navy cornerback Albrey Felder (14)When Navy announced they were joining the Big East in 2015, it was evident that they would have to ditch several non-conference games. That process has begun as a four-game football series with UNLV has been canceled.

    Navy and UNLV were scheduled to meet in Las Vegas in 2014 (Oct. 11) and 2017 (Oct. 7) and in Annapolis in 2015 (Sept. 5) and 2016 (Sept. 17). The 2014 game would have been the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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    Report: Conference USA, Mountain West “unlikely” to merge

    By Kevin Kelley -

    MWC-C-USAAfter months of discussions and legal wrangling, it appears “unlikely” that Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference will merge, sources told Brett McMurphy of CBSSports.com.

    “There is not much talk about a formal merger of the conferences into one conference entity in the near term, but that is still a future consideration,” a source said.

    The two will likely still form some kind of alliance in order to share resources. This will aid in the negotiation of television contracts and non-conference scheduling. Read Full Story »

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    Boise State, Utah State schedule 2014-15 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Utah StateBoise StateBoise State and Utah State have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2014 and 2015, the schools announced today.

    Boise State will travel to face Utah State at Romney Stadium in Logan on Sept. 27, 2014. The Broncos will then host the Aggies at Bronco Stadium in Boise on Sept, 26, 2015. Read Full Story »

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    Conference USA, Mountain West now talking alliance instead of merger

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    MWC-C-USAConference USA and Mountain West are now talking about forming an alliance rather than merging, sources have told MercuryNews.com and CBSSports.com.

    The two conferences announced in October that they planned to merge into one conference. Then last month they announced plans to dissolve both conferences and create a new one for legal reasons. Dissolving would allow them to nullify current television contracts and sign newer, more lucrative ones. Read Full Story »

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    Hawaii may add 13th game to 2012 Football Schedule

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    Hawaii WarriorsLast week, the Hawaii Warriors announced their 2012 football schedule. But UH athletic director Jim Donovan says they may add a 13th game to their slate.

    Hawaii, which opens the season at USC on Sept. 1, has six home games and six road games. They have two open dates, Sept. 8 and Oct. 20. Read Full Story »

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    2012 Mountain West Football Schedules Announced

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    MWCThe 2012 Mountain West Conference (MWC) football schedules were released today. Conference play begins on Saturday, Sept. 22 with Air Force at UNLV and Nevada at Hawaii.

    The 2012 season will be the first in the MWC for Fresno State, Hawaii and Nevada. Each school comes from the WAC. 2011 was the final season for the TCU Horned Frogs in the MWC after they announced they were joining the Big East and ultimately the Big 12. Read Full Story »

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    Boise State to host UT Martin in 2013

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    Boise State BroncosThe Boise State Broncos will host the UT Martin Skyhawks in 2013, according to UTM’s official website.

    UT Martin will travel to face Boise State at Bronco Stadium on Sept. 21, 2013. The game will be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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    2012 Minnesota-UNLV game moved to Thursday

    By Kevin Kelley -

    UNLVMinnesotaThe 2012 Minnesota-UNLV football game has been moved to Thursday, Aug. 30, the schools announced today.

    The Rebels will host the Golden Gophers at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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    C-USA, MWC to dissolve and form new Conference

    By Kevin Kelley -

    MWC-C-USAConference USA and the Mountain West Conference plan to dissolve and form a new conference, the MWC announced today.

    Last October, the two conferences announced that they were combining into one football association. But for legal reasons, both conferences will dissolve and form “…a new intercollegiate athletic association that would begin competition in the 2013-14 academic year.” Read Full Story »

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    Nevada and USF schedule Home-and-home Football Series

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    USFNevadaThe Nevada Wolf Pack have scheduled a home-and-home football series with the USF Bulls for 2012 and 2015, Nevada announced this morning.

    Nevada will host USF at Mackay Stadium in Reno on September 8, 2012. The Wolf Pack will then travel to face the Bulls at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on October 3, 2015. The game in 2012 will be the first ever meeting between the schools. Read Full Story »

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    UNLV Rebels complete 2012 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    UNLV RebelsThe UNLV Rebels have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule, Director of Athletics Jim Livengood announced today.

    The Rebels have added a home game against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks on Sept. 8, which gives UNLV a 13-game schedule. Since the Rebels are traveling to face Hawaii, they are taking advantage of The Hawaii Exemption. Read Full Story »

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    TCU Horned Frogs 2011 MWC Champions T-Shirts & Fan Gear

    By Kevin Kelley -

    The TCU Horned Frogs are the 2011 Mountain West Conference football champions! Our Fan Shop now has TCU champions gear in stock, including short and long-sleeve t-shirts and hats.

    3-Day shipping for orders over $50 is free (use code HShip50). 3-day shipping is a flat rate of $4.99 for orders $50 and under, so order as many items as you like (applies to 48 Continental U.S. States only). Click on the picture below to be taken to the main page of the TCU fan shop. Read Full Story »

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    Conference USA and Mountain West to combine into one Conference

    By Kevin Kelley -

    MWC-C-USAConference USA and the Mountain West Conference have announced that they will combine into one football association.

    The partnership will create a single football-only association consisting of 22 teams. That number could change if some members of either C-USA or MWC leave for another conference. CBS.com’s Brett McMurphy reported yesterday that the Big East is prepared to invite Air Force, Boise State, Navy and UCF. Read Full Story »

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    Wyoming Cowboys to host North Dakota in 2015

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    WyomingNorth DakotaThe Wyoming Cowboys have added North Dakota to their 2015 football schedule, WDAZ has reported.

    Wyoming will host North Dakota at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie on September 5, 2015. The game will be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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    2012 Army-Air Force game moved to Michie Stadium

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Air ForceArmyThe 2012 Army Black Knights vs. Air Force Falcons football game has been moved to Michie Stadium in West Point, Army announced today.

    The game was scheduled to be played at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York on November 3, 2012. However, a “potential scheduling conflict with the 2012 Major League Baseball postseason led to the move.” Read Full Story »