Friday, August 24, 2012

Thursday--- August 24th, 2012

Matty V. has a story about Massachusetts Lt. Governor Tim Murry's visit with the team . In many states, the state university moving to FBS would be a state holiday, but we have to be glad with what we get.

In contrast: an Oklahoma kinder-gardener is told by his school administrators that he can't wear a Michigan sweatshirt because they only allow Oklahoma or Oklahoma State gear.

Michigan responds.

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Harry Plumer of MassLive has another "sorta" depth chart article.

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East Coast Bias offers a not very insightful preview of the UMass-UConn game.

Sports Chat Place says Lyle McCombs will run all over the UMass defense. BTW, turn your speakers off.

Desmond Connor does a better job for the Hartford Courant. Note that UConn Coach Paul Pasqualoni continues to say positive things about UMass.

An annual UMass-UConn game would be great for New England and the fans of both schools. It just makes sense. Hopefully, both schools AD's will make it happen.

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The UMass Medical School employees get some freebies.

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The Patriot-ledger mentions Khary Bailey-Smith

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The MAC Blog "Hustle Belt" readers pick UMass to go 0-8 in their first season in the league.

The MAC Daily looks at Akron--- new coach, new attitude.

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Ohio loses preseason All-Conference Travis Carrie for the season.

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Josh Samuda gets the rookie treatment from the Dolphins veterans (hear end of the article).

Apparently, that's the new thing in rookie hazing (link may not be work safe)

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Jeromy Miles is making a strong push to be the starting safety for the Bengals. Stories here and here.

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