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Barrington to start season at strong-side linebacker

USF defensive coordinator Mark Snyder knows that junior linebacker Sam Barrington is capable of playing on the strong-side, but because of depth concerns at the middle linebacker spot, Barrington has split his time between middle and strong-side. Snyder said he’s unsure of where Barrington will play in the season opener, […]

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Bulls to make home debut against Indiana

The women’s soccer team has the honor of playing the first regular-season match in USF’s new Corbett Soccer Stadium when it hosts Indiana on Friday at 7:30 p.m., before playing Alabama A&M on Sunday at 1 p.m. to close the weekend. The Bulls (0-1-0) opened their season in disappointing fashion […]

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Bulls open Corbett Soccer Stadium with win

A rain delay was not enough to stop the USF men’s soccer team from opening its new stadium in style with a 2-1 win over the University of Tampa. The 7:30 kickoff was delayed 40 minutes because of weather, but the high winds and rain did nothing to spoil the […]

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Daniels ready to play with new confidence

USF football coach Skip Holtz gave redshirt junior quarterback B.J. Daniels a huge vote of confidence from his coaches after last Saturday’s scrimmage, as he enters his third season as the Bulls’ starter. That confidence is something that could give the Bulls an edge this season, and it was noticeable […]

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Bulls relish chance to play summer ball

USF sports fans may have never heard of the Sanford River Rats or Licking County Settlers, but summer league teams such as these could have a major impact on the Bulls’ 2012 season. College baseball has a unique setup that allows players to play in wooden bat summer leagues, which […]

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Football makes highest APR jump in BCS

The USF Athletics department is gaining national recognition this week for its progress in meeting the academic standards of the NCAA. In an Academic Progress Report (APR) issued by the NCAA on Tuesday, USF football earned the highest APR jump of all BCS conference schools. APR is a metric that […]

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Former Bulls wait as NFL Draft begins

Tonight, 254 football players will begin to find out if they have what it takes to play at the next level. But out of the 15 former Bulls who worked out for USF’s Pro Day, only one — defensive tackle Terrell McClain — is widely projected to be drafted. Other […]

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Oracle Insight: Top athletes for 2010-11

With the 2010-11 academic year nearing its finale, The Oracle looks back on a year of athletic achievement and names the top 10 USF athletes of the year: 5) Jeff Attinella, men’s soccer Attinella, a goalkeeper, played every minute of his senior season, posting a goals-against average of 0.78. He […]

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Big East Tournament set to begin today

If the upcoming NCAA Tournament is the big dance, consider this week’s Big East Tournament the spring formal. The nation’s strongest conference is expected to take 10 of the 36 NCAA at-large tournament bids. First round action in Madison Square Garden tips off today at noon on ESPN 2, with […]

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Bulls look to bounce back against DePaul

In each of their two road losses last week, the Bulls turned the ball over more than twice as many times as their opponents. Yet, despite suffering two more conference defeats, the inexperienced South Florida team will learn from its mistakes. “We’re probably going to have some steps backwards to […]