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Marshall football gets 2 verbal commitments from Florida

The Marshall football team picked up two verbal commitments from Florida high school standouts Wednesday.

Braden River High offensive lineman Alex Salguero told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that he has pledged to the Thundering Herd and,...

Mitch Vingle: Big 12, recruiting, Pruett and Saban
Mitch Vingle: Big 12, recruiting, Pruett and Saban

The views from here:

n In this position, I try to both shine light on issues and, if possible, offer suggestions or a solution.

And so it goes today. As you might have heard, conferences not named the Big 12...

Herd picked 2nd in C-USA East Division

Marshall and Western Kentucky fans, let the sniping begin.

The two Conference USA programs, who literally became fighting rivals before the coin toss last November, were crowned first and second in a media panel’s preseason poll, released ...

Marshall opponent preview — Kent State
Marshall opponent preview — Kent State

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the eighth in a series of previews on West Virginia and Marshall football opponents.

n Date with Marshall: Saturday, Sept. 26, time TBA, TV TBA

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Marshall basketball adds game at Maryland

Marshall’s basketball schedule took a turn for the tougher with the addition of a late-December game at Maryland.

UM has announced its nonconference schedule, which includes a Dec. 27 game with the Thundering Herd. The Terrapins, 28-7...

Mitch Vingle: Hamrick’s MU scheduling approach sound
Mitch Vingle: Hamrick’s MU scheduling approach sound

When Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick announced a future home-and-home football series with ex-Southern Conference rival Appalachian State, it wasn’t exactly met with party horns and hats.

At all.

But if you take a beat, sit...

Marshall lands league-best 6 on All-CUSA preseason team

Marshall has elite Conference USA talent all around it, but the Thundering Herd has retained the respect of the league’s 13 coaches.

The defending champion Herd has six players on the coaches’ preseason all-conference team, leading ...

Herd has 2, WVU 1 on Lombardi watch list

Marshall offensive tackle and Beckley native Clint Van Horn, MU linebacker D.J. Hunter and WVU linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski have been named to the Lombardi Award watch list.

The watch list numbers 146 players, but a lot of players are eligible...

Marshall opponents: Game 3, Norfolk State
Marshall opponents: Game 3, Norfolk State

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the sixth in a series of previews on Marshall and West Virginia football opponents.

n Date with Marshall: Saturday, Sept. 19, 3:30 p.m., American Sports Network

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Doug Smock: Watch lists and watching Cato
Doug Smock: Watch lists and watching Cato

AS I emerge from my rain-soaked cave for a few days, I have heard way too much about Florida State football. In the month of July, the only news you hear out of college football involves run-ins with the law.

That, and watch lists....

Marshall opponents, Game 2 — Ohio
Marshall opponents, Game 2 — Ohio

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth in a series of previews on Marshall and West Virginia football opponents.

n Date with Marshall: Saturday, Sept. 12, time TBA, TV TBA

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Marshall opponents, Game — Purdue
Marshall opponents, Game — Purdue

Editor’s Note — This is the second in a series of previews on Marshall and West Virginia football opponents

n Date with Marshall: Sunday, Sept. 6, 3 p.m., Fox Sports 1

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Fomer MU pitcher Straily called up by Astros

Former Marshall pitcher Dan Straily was called up Thursday by the American League West-leading Houston Astros. Straily is scheduled to start tonight against the Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston.

Straily, 26, previously pitched in the major...

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