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Bulls alumni voice support for former strength coach

Oregon strength and conditioning coach Irele Oderinde, who worked in the same position at USF from June 2014 to December 2016, was suspended for a month without pay after three Ducks players were hospitalized late last week. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Merely a month into his new position as coach […]

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Reality check

Despite leading USF to one of its hottest starts and cracking the top 20 in the nation, coach Jose Fernandez’ Bulls suffered their worst defeat ever on Tuesday. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ Losing to UConn is nothing new for USF women’s basketball.  Pitted in the same conference as the perennial […]

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Strong adds collection of former assistants to ‘17 staff

USF coach Charlie Strong wasted no time hiring a new coaching staff as he brought over several fellow former Longhorns. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Following the departure of former USF coach Willie Taggart to Oregon, much of the excitement around the program has been centered around his replacement — former […]

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Weist named interim coach as USF begins search for replacement

USF Athletic Director Mark Harlan said co-offensive coordinator T.J. Weist will be the Bulls interim coach for the remainder of 2016. ORACLE FILE PHOTO With former USF football coach Willie Taggart on his way to Oregon of the Pac-12 after being hired as the Ducks head coach Wednesday morning, USF […]

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For USF football, losing Willie Taggart ​hits hard

Former USF coach Willie Taggart took the Bulls from some of their darkest days to the best record in program history in four short years. ORACLE FILE PHOTO It was going to happen one day. This much we knew. That green and gold bus that Willie Taggart drove in as […]

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Bulls outmatched, outshot by Elon

  USF coach Orlando Antigua said the team's turnovers were its demise in its 74-61 loss to Elon at the Sun Dome on Thursday night.  ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ The USF men’s basketball team fell victim to the three-point shot against the Elon Phoenix of the Colonial Athletic Association by a […]

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Bulls open NCAA Tournament with FGCU rematch

Fans at Corbett Soccer Stadium celebrate Nazeem Bartman’s (9) go-ahead goal in the 52nd minute of the AAC Championship against Tulsa on Sunday. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ The USF men’s soccer team had its run in the NCAA Tournament cut short last season when it suffered an unexpected 2-1 overtime […]

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No cause for concern in near-comeback by No. 22 Navy

Coach Willie Taggart said he was pleased with his team’s effort in its 52-45 win over No. 22 Navy despite allowing 31 second-half points.  ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ Forget the 24 points allowed in the fourth quarter.  Pay no mind to the 600-plus yards No. 22 Navy put up against a […]

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Loss of grandma leaves void for USF’s Godwin

Nate Godwin lived with his grandmother until she passed away when he was 15. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/COURTESY OF NATE GODWIN Nate Godwin began Sept. 10, 2010 like any other morning, walking down the hall to his grandmother’s room to greet her before heading off to school.  However when he […]