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NCAA vote is the right thing, but not an overnight fix

It’s kind of hard to believe. They actually did the right thing, and it wasn’t the painful, drawn out process everyone expected. The NCAA’s Board of Governors unanimously voted Tuesday to allow student-athletes the ability to benefit from their name, image and likeness. “Clearly, the time has come to modernize […]

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NOTEBOOK: USF hosts Saint Leo in open-door exhibition

The first opportunity to see USF men’s basketball at the Yuengling Center since Game 1 of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) final back in April comes Tuesday night. USF faces Division II Saint Leo in an open-door exhibition in an effective dress rehearsal for the Bulls’ season opener against Arkansas […]

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AAC Commish: UConn replacement unlikely for now

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Don’t expect USF’s conference to find a replacement for UConn after the Huskies depart — at least for the foreseeable future. The NCAA granted the AAC a waiver to continue playing a conference championship game without 12 members for the 2020 and 2021 seasons, and it doesn’t […]

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OPINION: USF-East Carolina takeaways

GREENVILLE, N.C. — If someone were to look at USF’s 45-20 win over East Carolina on Saturday and think, “Hey, that’s a pretty good win,” they’d be exactly right. It was a good win.  In fact, it was arguably the biggest win against an FBS opponent in a very long […]

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NOTEBOOK: Bulls’ offense has big game against ECU

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Behind three quarterbacks, its biggest offensive output of the season and some breakout performances, USF defeated East Carolina 45-20 on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Trio of QBs Entering Saturday’s game, there was a bit of uncertainty at quarterback for USF. Redshirt freshman Jordan McCloud was clearly hurt […]

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Bulls make Pirates walk plank in 45-20 victory

GREENVILLE, N.C. — The concept of bouncing back is something USF is all too familiar with.  A week after being held to only a field goal against Navy, the Bulls (4-4, 2-2) bounced back through an explosive offense in a 45-20 win over East Carolina (3-5, 0-4) at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium […]

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Complementing Corrick

It’s one of the big drawbacks of college sports. No matter how good an arsenal you collect, within four years — sometimes sooner, even — those weapons are gone. Saying USF softball’s pitching staff lost some weapons when the 2019 season ended might be an understatement, though Cheyenne Eggens and […]