1. West Virginia and South Florida: Too Close To Call

    Even with South Florida is in the midst of its annual midseason swoon, the Bulls are never gracious hosts to West Virginia...

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  2. WVU and UConn: West Virginia Students and Jasper Howard Lead the Way

    Lieutenant General Robert Baden-Powell of the British Army is recognized as the main protagonist of the Scouting movement for boys...

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  3. West Virginia Football 2009: Mid-Term Report Card

    Mid-terms in engineering school at West Virginia were not a day at the beach.  First, the classes were impossible, with subjects like advanced compressible fluid dynamics and intermediate heat transfer...

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  4. West Virginia Football 2009: Week Seven Awards

    The awards for Week Seven are:   The West Wing Award West Virginia's Joe Manchin III is a bright star on the Democratic horizon, a fine governor, and a tremendous politician. He's also a stand-up guy...

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  5. They Are...Marshall! and Just Might Make West Virginia's Afternoon Miserable

    My suggestion to every college football fan is the same as it was earlier last season: Make your next download or your next DVD rental We Are…Marshall!    The 2006 film, starring Matthew ...

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  6. West Virginia Football 2009: Week Six Awards

    And the winners are... The Kanye West I'll Let You Talk In a Minute Award Greg Paulus, The Annoying Crowned Prince of Quarterbacking for Syracuse, has been stealing media attention in the Big East Conference all year...

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  7. Syracuse-West Virginia: Orange Looking to Crush Mountaineers

    When your alumni list includes a sitting vice president (Joltin' Joe Biden), a three-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated author (Joyce Carol Oates), the inventor of the artificial heart (Robert ...

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  8. West Virginia Football 2009: Week Five Awards

    The Awards for Poor Performances for Week Five are: The What Bernie Madoff Should Have Done Award Mountaineer JT Thomas picked a Cody Hawkins pass late in the second quarter when the game was tight...

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  9. West Virginia Football 2009 Revealed: The Culture of Turnovers

    Footballs have an odd shape and take funny bounces.  Occasionally, even with the most careful player, a ball will be knocked free...

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  10. Hawkins and Stewart: Hot Seated, Check It and See, Gotta Fever of 103

    Who knew that the late seventies band Foreigner (still kickin', played West Virginia last Friday) would aptly describe the challenges faced by Thursday night's two opposing coaches...

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  11. West Virginia-Colorado: Speed Is the Theme of the John Denver Sing-Along Bowl

    My daughter the nurse is like other good nurses, technically astute and above all compassionate.  She cares deeply for her patients.  I was there with tears when she recited the Florence Nightingale Pledge...

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  12. West Virginia Football 2009: Week Three Awards

    And the winners are:     The Heidi Klum, as in Boom! Boom! Award   Quarterback Jarrett Brown spent an evening in Morgantown with the chicks on the runway, then he flew to Auburn and laid an egg...

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  13. 2001 AFC Championship Game: Start of New England Patriots' NFL Dominance

    Everyone remembers this classic line from the late 1980s film Bull Durham: “You hit white balls for batting practice, the ball parks are like cathedrals, the hotels all have room service, and the women all have long legs and brains...

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  14. West Virginia Loses To Auburn: Have Faith, Stew

    The head football coach for the West Virginia University Mountaineers, Bill Stewart (pictured), is a man of strong Roman Catholic faith, character, and heart...

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  15. West Virginia Proves Its SEC Mettle, Even If It's Not Quite on Auburn's Level

    I started this piece 7:30 Sunday evening, having just gotten off the phone with a friend driving through Nashville on the scenic route back from Auburn to West Virginia...

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  16. Why West Virginia at Auburn Is the Game of the Week

    (To Auburn fans: Thank you for the 50 comments. Unfortunately, my day job would not allow me the time to get back to you. So, this is my one big community reply. Good luck Saturday night.) If you're from Texas, you need not read on...

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  17. West Virginia Football 2009: Week Two Awards

    And the winners of the Week Two awards for the West Virginia 2009 football season are: We Have the Technology Award: Tavon "Six million dollar man" Austin We have the technology. We can rebuild him into a downfield, vertical receiver...

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  18. West Virginia: How To Take an Auburn and Make an East Carolina Out Of It

    I said East Carolina by three, and the Mountaineers rolled 35-20. I'm just doing this once more. Then, I'm out of the predictions business. Here it is: West Virginia will win the remainder of its games, one at a time...

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  19. WVU Football 2009: Week 1 Awards

    From the West Virginia University Mountaineers victory over the Liberty University Flames: The More Things Change Award goes to ... the WVU offensive line...

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  20. West Virginia vs. East Carolina: What To Watch for in an Interesting Match-Up

    In my article "2009 WVU Football: Struggles Early, Sweeps the Big East," I called for the Mountaineers to fall to the East Carolina Pirates by 17-14. At the end of this piece, I'll update that score, even though "Struggles" was written a mere 10 days ago

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  21. East Carolina, Duke, Virginia, and West Virginia: FCS Meat

    There. That headline should draw some comments. But, it was true last weekend. Using Phil Steele's 2009 preseason top 40 FCS rankings: No. 1 Appalachian State scared the beegeebees out of East Carolina in Greenville...

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  22. West Virginia Frustrates Fans as Numerous Issues Crop Up in Season Opener

    My son-in-law and I took off on a Morgantown pub crawl after the game, waiting for my daughter the RN to complete her shift. Everywhere he and I entered, the sunburned patrons had choice words about the Mountaineers' opener against Liberty...

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  23. West Virginia Versus Liberty: What To Watch

    Tim's Whims will be addressed weekly in one of the pregame pieces. A whim is a capricious turn of my mind. It's what you get when something just occurs to me and I act on it by publishing it on b/r...

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  24. West Virginia Opener Over Liberty: Have Faith

    I'm afraid to say it and I won't like myself after I do, but...it's backpedalling time here in Charleston, West Virginia. I don't like it. Generally, I do not favor second guessing myself...

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  25. Rich Rodriguez: More Opinions From Almost Heaven

    More opinions about the Rich Rodriguez situation from Almost Heaven: The local newspapers have done their due diligence. If the Charleston (W.Va...

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