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Giants top Rangers for first World Series title since 1954

ARLINGTON, Texas — The prize that eluded Willie and Barry at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace. Tim Lincecum, Edgar Renteria and the Giants won the World Series on Monday night, beating the Texas Rangers […]

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DEs to have bigger roles

With senior defensive end Craig Marshall, the team leader in sacks this season, out indefinitely with a foot injury, fellow end David Bedford knows how much he must elevate his game Wednesday when USF hosts Rutgers. “I have to (step up),” said Bedford, who’s second on the team with four […]

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Bulls make history by advancing to semis

After making school history by earning a first-round bye in the Big East tournament, USF (12-4-3) had some more history to make Sunday. The Bulls got another exceptional effort from their defense and advanced to the tournament’s semifinals for the first time in school history after a 1-0 win at […]

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Pitcher arrested, charged with felony after hit-and-run

USF senior pitcher Kevin Quackenbush was arrested and charged with leaving an accident scene with injuries near USF’s Tampa campus early Sunday morning. Quackenbush, 21, crashed into a police car on North McKinley Drive and then drove off, according to a police report. Police found and arrested Quackenbush, who made […]

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USF falls in five sets to Rutgers

Despite coming off a win against Seton Hall on Friday, the USF volleyball team failed to keep the momentum going against Rutgers on Sunday. The Bulls (10-12, 6-5) lost to the Scarlet Knights (10-14, 2-8) in five sets, 25-17, 17-25, 25-17, 20-25 and 18-16. Coach Claire Lessinger said her team’s […]

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Heath: Starting jobs up for grabs

With a little more than two weeks before USF’s regular season opener, coach Stan Heath is still looking for players to emerge, especially at the guard positions. Addressing the media before Wednesday’s practice in preparation for the team’s exhibition against Eckerd College at the Sun Dome on Monday at 7 […]

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Bulls focused on postseason

The USF women’s soccer team (11-4-3) is ready for another chance at the postseason. The Bulls, who are making a postseason appearance for the second consecutive year, take on the Georgetown Hoyas (13-5-1) on Sunday at 1 p.m. in Washington, D.C. “There’s just a different excitement level, it’s very special,” […]

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USF edges Rutgers on Senior Night

USF’s senior class made sure a night dedicated to them didn’t end in disappointment. Senior midfielder Shawn Chin and senior defender Andre Mittoo scored goals to lead the Bulls (9-3-4) to a 2-1 win against Rutgers (4-10-1) on Senior Night at the USF Soccer Stadium on Wednesday. “I was pleased […]

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Attinella, seniors look back on decorated careers

When senior goalkeeper Jeff Attinella takes the home field for the final time in his USF career, he and his senior brethren will look for a closing statement. The Bulls host Rutgers tonight at 7:30 on Senior Night, with Attinella, Javed Mohammed, Shawn Chin, Andre Mittoo and Fernando Gonzalez being […]

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Seniors storied childhood paves way to USF

For USF senior setter Mariana Thon, volleyball is a sport she plays with passion and emotion. Sports is also in her bloodline. The daughter of former Major League Baseball player Dickie Thon and the third of five children, Mariana comes from a family with a significant athletics background. Her father […]