Wednesday, August 04, 2021

MORGANTOWN — First off, let us not underplay the affect the defection of Texas and Oklahoma from the Big 12 to the SEC has had on college football.

Sunday, August 01, 2021
Thursday, July 29, 2021

MORGANTOWN — Well, it didn’t take long for the media — if I can use that word lightly — to get its nose out of joint over the rumors that West Virginia figures to be making a concerted effort to gain membership in the Atlantic Coast Conference as the Big 12 looks to be crumbling around them.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University Athletic Director Shane Lyons made his first public statement on the state of the Big 12 after Texas and Oklahoma informed the conference they would not retain their media rights beyond 2025 via a press release Monday.

Sunday, July 25, 2021
Friday, July 23, 2021

MORGANTOWN — There seems to be consensus that Oklahoma and Iowa State rank at the top of the Big 12 as we enter mid-summer and the start of a new college football season grows larger and larger in the distance, while Texas, as always, casts a shadow upon the front runners.


MORGANTOWN — All of a sudden there’s a haze in the air and it has nothing to do with the forest fires that are burning across the West Coast.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

MORGANTOWN — It was a lazy summer afternoon, the kind that screams out for a dip in the pool, a barbecue in the backyard, a cool iced tea and a midday nap.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

MORGANTOWN — As you get older, you begin thinking about what might have been and what you might change and right now, today, after touring the upgraded facility building out of which Coach Neal Brown's West Virginia football program operates out of I decided if there is such a thing as reinc…

Sunday, July 18, 2021

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia 1,000-yard rusher Leddie Brown sees things coming together in his senior season not only for himself but for the Mountaineers and expects them both to return to the respect the program used to enjoy.

Friday, July 16, 2021
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

MORGANTOWN — It almost slipped by as little more than a ripple in the river of sports news that flowed by on Monday.

Sunday, July 11, 2021

MORGANTOWN — College athletics find themselves in the midst of a transition period, a time when the NCAA’s grasp on the sport is being challenged at almost every turn.

Thursday, July 08, 2021

MORGANTOWN — It really didn’t need any documentation to make it a reality, but the fact that this year’s West Virginia defense belongs to Dante Stills came on Wednesday afternoon when the league’s media recognized him by making him the only Mountaineer to be named to the Big 12’s Preseason A…

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

MORGANTOWN— Since he arrived in Morgantown, Neal Brown has stamped himself as a solid recruiter for his West Virginia football team. The last few days he’s done nothing but put a gold gild on that reputation by landing 2022 commitments from a pair of four-star recruits at cornerback and runn…

MORGANTOWN— It is a journey into the unknown, this new Name, Image and Likeness legislation that the NCAA has enacted which is aimed at righting an injustice that saw everyone making money in a billion-dollar industry except those who represented the product themselves -- the players.

Sunday, July 04, 2021
Saturday, July 03, 2021

MORGANTOWN— A day after the West Virginia Black Bears' (18-9-5) series finale against the Frederick Keys was rained out, it looked like the Black Bears might be in for more inclement weather. Clouds loomed overhead and rain began to fall shortly before their Friday contest against the State …

Friday, July 02, 2021

West Virginia quarterback Major Harris, whose No. 9 uniform will be retired on Nov. 6 during the Oklahoma State game— the fifth such player to be so honored in Mountaineer history— was the quarterback of the future before the future arrived.


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