Thursday, September 20, 2018

Charlie Strong pitches USF football facility to trustees

Charlie Strong pitches USF football facility to trustees

Tampa Bay Times staff writer Claire McNeill, covering today's USF Board of Trustees meeting, had this dispatch from the proceedings:USF's proposed $40 million football center advanced another degree Tuesday morning as Bulls coach Charlie Strong made ...
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A deeper look at USF’s 2018 football slate

A deeper look at USF’s 2018 football slate

Now that USF's 2018 football schedule has been unveiled as part of the American Athletic Conference's complete schedule release, here's a quick breakdown of how it stacks up (and some lowdown on how it came together).Saddled with three weeknight home...
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USF’s 2018 football schedule released

USF’s 2018 football schedule released

That gleeful whoop you hear reverberating across the area is the collective rejoicing of Bulls fans who, for at least one autumn, are being spared from the bane of their allegiance.Weeknight home games.For the first time since 2013, USF won't have a ...
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NCAA: Home attendance down for USF, FSU and Florida Gators

NCAA: Home attendance down for USF, FSU and Florida Gators

A year after having one of the largest home attendance increases in the nation, USF's crowds fell by 16 percent — the largest drop in the state.The Bulls averaged 31,401 fans at Raymond James Stadium in 2017, according to this data from the NCA...
Updated a year ago
Bulls back in top 25, Laksa honored, in wake of OSU triumph (UPDATED)

Bulls back in top 25, Laksa honored, in wake of OSU triumph (UPDATED)

As as result of its 84-65 embarrassment of No. 13 Ohio State on Sunday, USF's bracketology isn't looking so bleak today.ESPN's Charlie Creme, arguably the nation's most esteemed women's bracketologist, has moved the Bulls up one seed — to ...
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FSU football’s Kyle Meyers, Zaquandre White face marijuana complaints

FSU football’s Kyle Meyers, Zaquandre White face marijuana complaints

Two Florida State football players are due in court next week after being cited for marijuana-related complaints late last month.Defensive back Kyle Meyers and running back Zaquandre White were spotted by the Tallahassee Police Department parking mul...
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Laksa’s 41 points lead USF women to upset of Buckeyes

Laksa’s 41 points lead USF women to upset of Buckeyes

For the better part of 40 breathtaking minutes Sunday afternoon, unranked USF's aspirations of hosting an NCAA Tournament opening weekend and playing into the second weekend didn't seem far-flung.But the baskets Kitija Laksa kept sinking sure did. Th...
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USF’s Ken Eriksen earns 900th victory

USF’s Ken Eriksen earns 900th victory

Veteran USF softball coach Ken Eriksen reached another milestone in a career rife with them late Saturday night, earning his 900th victory with a 6-3 home triumph against UAB.Eriksen, in his 22nd season as coach at his alma mater, is 900-460. He earn...
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USF’s Maria Jespersen: double-double, toil and trouble for opposing teams

USF’s Maria Jespersen: double-double, toil and trouble for opposing teams

TAMPA — Her middle name — Steen — means "stone." In some European countries, it's used for "castle" or "fortress."Not that USF senior Maria Jespersen possesses such a granite mindset as to swear off her quirky enslavement to ritual....
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Why Willie Taggart’s Tampa to FSU pipeline might just be starting

Why Willie Taggart’s Tampa to FSU pipeline might just be starting

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State recruiting coordinator David Kelly had plenty to celebrate during Wednesday night's signing day party.He helped the Seminoles salvage a crumbling recruiting class. FSU's haul ranked No. 11 nationally.And after years ...
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