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Saban, family happy at Alabama
Alabama football coach Nick Saban, whose team opens the season against West Virginia in Atlanta on Aug. 30, denied receiving or turning down this offseason an offer of $100 million to coach Texas, indicating he planned to finish his career as coach of the Crimson Tide.
FURFARI COLUMN: Ex-Mountaineer track star dies; WVU athlete arrests may be concern
I’ve learned belatedly that James Gordon “Jim” Dial, an outstanding men’s track and field sprinter at West Virginia University during the late 1940s, has died.
Big 12 preseason poll released
Good news, bad news for West Virginia.
- HERTZEL COLUMN: New poster 'stands for any member of our team'
Ticket sales lagging for Mountaineers
It has been no secret that West Virginia’s ticket sales in both its major revenue sports — football and men’s basketball — have slipped over the years and nothing that has happened this year in the upcoming season has done anything to change that trend.
WVU’s Joseph named to preseason All Big 12 team
Hard-hitting Karl Joseph of West Virginia, a junior safety, has banged his way onto the Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team selected by the media, but was the Mountaineers’ only representative.
WVU kicker Molinari ‘All-American boy’
West Virginia kicker Mike Molinari may not be an All-American but he is an All-American boy.
He was honored for that on Wednesday when the Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association announced the West Virginia redshirt senior kicker/punter Michael Molinari is a nominee for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.
Three Mountaineers named to Canadian Women’s U-20 National Team
Three members of the West Virginia University women’s soccer team were named to the Canadian Women’s Under-20 National Team roster for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada at a media event in Toronto, Ontario.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Smallwood puts future in jeopardy
The last thing West Virginia’s struggling football program needed as twilight was setting on Bastille Day in Morgantown was to have one of its own whisked off to the North Central Regional Jail on a fugitive warrant from another state, especially a player who had figured to play a key role in the resurrection of a program gone bad.
FURFARI COLUMN: Jedd Gyorko running and taking batting practice now
A report on the internet at this week’s start indicated that Morgantown’s Jedd Gyorko might be ready finally to rejoin the San Diego Padre’s starting lineup.
He has been on the Major League’s disabled list since June 3. Problems with his feet was given as the reason Gyorko was unable to keep playing.
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