Category Archives: NCAA

  • 2012 Rutgers at USF football game moved to Thursday night on ESPN

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    USFRutgersThe 2012 Rutgers at USF football game has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 13, USF announced today. The game, which was originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, will be televised by ESPN at 7:30 p.m. ET.

    It will be a short week for both schools as they each will be coming off of non-conference games on Sept. 8. Rutgers plays host to Howard while USF travels to Nevada. Read Full Story »

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  • BCS recommends four-team College Football Playoff in 2014

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    BCSA college football playoff is almost a reality. BCS officials announced today that they are recommending a four-team playoff beginning in 2014.

    The BCS hopes to have the particulars of the playoff format determined by July 4. That includes the location of the semifinal games and championship game, how the teams are chosen, and whether participating teams must win their conference championship. Read Full Story »

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  • Rice to open 2013 football season at Texas A&M

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    Texas A&MRiceRice will open the 2013 football season at Texas A&M, MyFoxHouston.com has reported.

    “We’re going to play a football game with A&M,” Rice athletics director Rick Greenspan told FOX 26 Sports. “We’re going to open the 2013 season up in College Station.” Read Full Story »

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  • Georgia Tech cancels 2014 & 2017 Football Games vs. BYU

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    Tevin Washington (13); Roddy Jones (20)Georgia Tech has canceled their 2014 and 2017 football games against BYU, FBSchedules.com has verified through documents obtained from the Georgia Tech Athletic Association.

    Georgia Tech and BYU were scheduled to play in Atlanta on Oct. 11, 2014 and in Provo on Oct. 14, 2017 as part of a four-game, home-and-home contract signed in October 2010.

    The two schools will still play the first half of the agreement which begins on Oct. 27, 2012 at Georgia Tech. The series will now conclude on Oct. 12, 2013 at BYU. Read Full Story »

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  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish to host Temple Owls in 2017

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    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will host the Temple Owls on Sept. 2, 2017, ESPN reported today. The game was initially scheduled for Sept. 26, 2015, but the game was pushed back so that the Fighting Irish could play the UMass Minutemen on that date. Read Full Story »

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  • 2012 Big Ten Prime Time Football TV Schedule Announced

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    Michigan-Ohio StateThe Big Ten has announced their 2012 prime time football TV schedule. A total of 14 games were announced that will appear on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and the Big Ten Network.

    The schedule kicks off on Friday, Aug. 31 with a non-conference game featuring Boise State at Michigan State at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. The B1G conference schedule kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 29 with Wisconsin visiting Nebraska at 8 p.m. on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. Read Full Story »

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  • Miami (FL), Florida Atlantic Schedule Three-Game Football Series

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    Miami (FL)Florida AtlanticThe Miami Hurricanes and the Florida Atlantic Owls have scheduled a three-game football series for 2013, 2015 and 2016, the schools announced today.

    The series will kick off in 2013 when Miami hosts Florida Atlantic at Sun Life Stadium on Aug. 31. The Hurricanes will then travel to face FAU in 2015 and will host the Owls again in 2016 to conclude the series. Read Full Story »

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  • UMass Minutemen announce Future Non-Conference Football Opponents

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    UMass MinutemenThe UMass Minutemen announced a slate of future non-conference football opponents today, which includes games against BCS teams Boston College, Colorado, Florida, Notre Dame, Penn State and Wisconsin.

    UMass will open the 2013 season with a trip to face the Wisconsin Badgers on Aug. 31. After a road game at Kansas State on Sept. 14, the Minutemen will host Vanderbilt on Sept. 21. UMass has never faced Vanderbilt or Wisconsin and is 0-2 against Kansas State. Read Full Story »

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  • Kansas State to host UMass, completes 2013 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    Kansas State WildcatsIn a letter to K-State Nation, athletics director John Currie announced that the Wildcats have completed their 2013 non-conference football schedule.

    Kansas State will open the 2013 season at home against the North Dakota State Bison on Aug. 31. K-State will also host Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns and the UMass Minutemen. Dates for those games will be announced at a later date. Read Full Story »

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  • Houston, Rice extend Bayou Bucket series through 2013

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    The Houston Cougars and the Rice Owls announced today that they have extended the Bayou Bucket series through the 2013 season. Read Full Story »

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  • 14 Spring Football Games on TV/Online this weekend

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    Chris Salvi (24), Ryan Liebscher (39)There are 14 college football Spring games on TV or online this weekend. Several BCS schools will be in action, including Arkansas, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and West Virginia.

    Listed below is the schedule for this weekend which kicks off with Idaho tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Several games will be replayed on networks such as CSS and the Big Ten Network. Check the schedules on their websites for additional listings. Read Full Story »

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  • Baylor games vs. SMU and at ULM moved for TV Broadcasts

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    Baylor BearsTwo Baylor football games have been moved to accommodate television broadcasts, the school announced this afternoon.

    Baylor’s season-opener at home against the SMU Mustangs, originally scheduled for Sept. 1, has been moved to Sunday, Sept, 2. The game will be televised by FSN at 5:30 p.m. CT. Read Full Story »

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  • Ohio Bobcats schedule Home-and-home Football Series vs. Kansas & Cincinnati

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    Ohio BobcatsThe Ohio Bobcats have scheduled a home-and-home football series against the Kansas Jayhawks (2016-17) and the Cincinnati Bearcats (2018 & 2020), the school announced today.

    Ohio will travel to face Kansas at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence on Sept. 10, 2016. The Jayhawks will then make their first ever trip to face the Bobcats at Peden Stadium in Athens on Sept. 16, 2017. Read Full Story »

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

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    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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  • CBS to televise Navy-Notre Dame from Aviva Stadium in Ireland at 9 a.m. ET

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    Aviva StadiumCBS announced this afternoon that they will televised Navy vs. Notre Dame at 9 a.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 1. The game will be played at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.

    The broadcast team will feature Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson in the booth while Tracy Wolfson will report from the sidelines. Local time in Ireland at kickoff will be 2 p.m.

    Aviva Stadium opened on May 14, 2010 and seats 51,700. The stadium is home to the Irish Rugby Football Union and the Republic of Ireland national football team. Read Full Story »

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