Category Archives: NCAA

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    Boston College and Miami (FL) to play on Black Friday

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    MiamiBoston CollegeThe Boston College Eagles and Miami Hurricanes will face off on the Friday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 25), also known as Black Friday, the ACC announced today. The game will be televised by ABC at 3:30 p.m. ET.

    The Eagles and Hurricanes haven’t met since 2007 in Chestnut Hill. Boston College won that game 28-14. However, the Hurricanes have dominated the overall series and lead 23-4. Read Full Story »

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    Michigan State’s 2011 opener moved to Friday night

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    Youngstown StateMichigan StateMichigan State’s 2011 season opener against Youngstown State has been moved back one day to Friday, September 2, the school announced today. The game will be televised by the Big Ten Network at 7:30 p.m. ET.

    The game will be the first ever meeting between Michigan State and Youngstown State. The Penguins compete in the Missouri Valley Conference of the FCS. Read Full Story »

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    Pac-12 announces Media Deal with ESPN & Fox Sports

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    Pac-12The Pac-12 conference has announced a “landmark media rights deal” with ESPN and Fox Sports Group. The conference also announced the creation of Pac-12 Media Enterprises, which will own the Pac-12 Network, the Pac-12 Digital Network, and Pac-12 Properties.

    Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott called this a “landmark deal” because the “Pac-12’s member institutions would, for the first time ever, share equally in the revenue from the new arrangement, and that the equal revenue distribution would start immediately when the deal goes into effect in 2012.” Read Full Story »

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    USC at Colorado game moved to Friday, November 4

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    USCColoradoThe USC Trojans at the Colorado Buffaloes football game has been moved back one day to Friday, November 4, ESPN announced today. The game will be televised by ESPN2 at 7:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. PT).

    This will be USC’s first trip to Boulder since a non-conference game in 2002. The Trojans lead the overall series against the Buffaloes 5-0. Read Full Story »

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    BYU Cougars agree to play in 2011 Armed Forces Bowl

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    Armed Forces BowlThe BYU Cougars have agreed to play in the 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl if they do not receive a BCS bid, the school announced today.

    The game is scheduled for Friday, December 30 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas at 11:00 a.m. CT (ESPN). BYU will face a team from Conference USA. Read Full Story »

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    Iowa State Cyclones release 2011 Football Schedule

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    Iowa StateThe Iowa State Cyclones have announced their 2011 football schedule, which includes games against Iowa, Connecticut, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas A&M.

    Iowa State opens the 2011 season at home on September 3 against Northern Iowa. Two tough non-conference games follow with Iowa at home on September 10 and a trip to Connecticut on September 17. Read Full Story »

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    Baylor Bears announce 2011 Football Schedule

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    BaylorThe Baylor Bears have announced their 2011 football schedule, which includes games against TCU, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

    Baylor opens the 2011 season at home on Friday, September 2 against the TCU Horned Frogs (7:00 p.m. CT – ESPN). Following an open date, the Bears host non-conference games against Stephen F. Austin (09/17) and Rice (09/24). Read Full Story »

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    Ole Miss Rebels make changes to Future Football Schedules

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    Ole MissThe Ole Miss Rebels have made several changes to their future football schedules, ClarionLedger.com has reported.

    Ole Miss was scheduled to play at UAB on September 8, 2012, but will now make the trip to Birmingham on September 3, 2016. In place of the UAB game in 2012, the Rebels will now host the UTEP Miners. Read Full Story »

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    Texas Tech Red Raiders announce 2011 Football Schedule

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    Texas TechThe Texas Tech Red Raiders have announced their 2011 football schedule, which features games against Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas A&M.

    Texas Tech opens the 2011 season with a non-conference home game on September 3 against the Texas State Bobcats. After an open date, the Red Raiders travel to face the New Mexico Lobos on September 17 and then host the Nevada Wolf Pack on September 24. Read Full Story »

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    Northwestern, Stanford Schedule 4-game Home-and-home Football Series

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    StanfordNorthwesternThe Northwestern Wildcats and the Stanford Cardinal have scheduled a 4-game home-and-home football series beginning in 2019, Northwestern announced today.

    Stanford will travel to face Northwestern at Ryan Field in Evanston on September 14, 2019. The Cardinal will host the Wildcats at Stanford Stadium in Pal Alto on September 19, 2020. Read Full Story »

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    UMass Minutemen to join MAC for Football in 2012

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    MACThe UMass Minutemen are set to join the MAC in 2012, ESPN has reported. UMass will join the conference in football only and will be the 14th member.

    UMass is currently a member of the Colonial Athletic Association in the Football Championship Subdivison (FCS) and will play their 2011 season at that level. They will play a full MAC schedule in 2012 and will be eligible for the MAC Championship Game and bowls beginning with the 2013 season. Read Full Story »

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    Northwestern, Notre Dame schedule 2014 & 2018 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Notre DameNorthwesternThe Northwestern Wildcats and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have scheduled a home-and-home football series in 2014 and 2018, the schools announced today.

    Northwestern will travel to face Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on November 15, 2014. The Wildcats will host the Fighting Irish at Ryan Field in Evanston during the 2018 season. An exact date was not announced. Read Full Story »

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    Illinois to open 2016 Football Season at Western Michigan

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    WMUIllinoisThe Illinois Fighting Illini will open the 2016 season at the Western Michigan Broncos, MLive.com has reported.

    Illinois will travel to face Western Michigan at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo on September 3, 2016. This is the return game of a home-and-home series that begins on September 1, 2012 at Illinois. Read Full Story »

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    Vanderbilt to open 2013 Football Season at Ohio State

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    VanderbiltOhio StateThe Vanderbilt Commodores will open the 2013 season with a trip to Ohio State, the Buckeyes

    Ohio State leads the all-time series against Vanderbilt 3-1. The last meeting between the two schools was in 1933, a 20-0 victory for the Buckeyes in Columbus. Read Full Story »

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    Iowa Hawkeyes announce 2013 & 2014 Football Schedules

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    IowaThe Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big Ten have announced their 2013 and 2014 football schedules.

    Iowa’s 2013 schedule includes non-conference home games vs. Northern Illinois, Missouri State and Western Michigan and a road game at rival Iowa State. Featured Big Ten games include at Michigan, Wisconsin, at Nebraska and at Ohio State. Read Full Story »