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Mountaineers To Open 2018 Season Versus Tennessee


Battle of musket carrying mascots to finally take place.

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Sorry For All the Football from Fox Sports 1


Do you dream of bathing in an unending wave of college football goodness? Do you ever feel like you just see too much of your girlfriend, the sun or your Jack Russell, Bo?  If so, do we have...

Musket Interview With Mike Barwis


Mike Barwis talks to the Musket about his new show and his love for West Virginia.

Bob Hertzel vs. Oliver Luck For The Soul Of WVU


Sometimes Bob Hertzel confuses his tweets with his DMs, and sometimes we get a good laugh. What does the longtime WVU beat scribe REALLY think of head coach Dana Holgorsen? Evidently that he needs...

A WVU Fan Lost: R.I.P. Nefeterius McPherson


WVU fan and organ transplant advocate Nefeterius McPherson has passed away tragically from cancer. We remember her story and honor the life of both her and her donor and fellow Mountaineer fan...

Who Replaces Luck?


While the whole situation has yet to play out, we thought it would be a good idea to look at the two most frequently mentioned candidates to replace Luck if he takes the Texas job.

Week 4 CFB TV Schedule & Game Lines


Kick off times, TV line ups, and Vegas lines for college football's week 4 action.

A WVU Fan's Guide to Joe DeForest & The SI Report


For a WVU fan who doesn't want to wade through thousands of words written by Sports Illustrated, here's a quick primer on WVU Associate Head Coach Joe DeForest's role in the report. And then a...

WVU Assistant DeForest Named In SI OSU Report


WVU associate head coach Joe DeForest has been named In a Sports Illustrated story on alleged improprieties during his time at Oklahoma State under head coach Les Miles.

Gold Nuggets: G Stills, Big 12, And ESPN Exposed


Join me for another set of Gold Nuggets where we enjoy stories from Mountaineers past, try not to get burned when discussing Big 12 offenses and hold our nose as Joe Schad walks by.

Raese's 2nd Bid For Broadcast Rights


Figures and details were released this week on the individual Tier 3 bids that WVU received. TSM was able to obtain a scanned copy of the bid from John Raese's West Virginia Radio Corp. If you had any questions about his jerkishness, this will clear it up.

Mo Money, Mo Money, Mo Money


With the revenue from the Big 12 increasing and new contract with IMG, some serious money will be flowing into the WVU Athletic Department very soon.

WVU, IMG Form Partnership


"West Virginia University officials announced today a broad partnership with IMG College designed to bring new national and corporate support and brand recognition to the University’s athletic program. The agreement is effective with the 2013-14 academic year. The 12-year agreement, guaranteed to pay to WVU more than $80 million over 12 years, plus revenue-sharing opportunities over the length of the partnership, includes management of local game broadcasts and coaches’ shows for radio and television; publications such as media guides and schedules; digital platforms including social media and web sites; corporate sponsorships; at-event promotions and game day hospitality; stadium and venue signage including scoreboards and ribbon boards; and advertising in university-owned and leased athletic facilities."

John Raese Just Needs To Stop


Raese has ruled the Mountaineer radio broadcasts for years and instead of working with WVU to make the tier three media rights switch as smooth as possible, he's chosen to try to tear down his Alma...

WVU To Re-Bid Tier III Rights


Payday from IMG on hold, process will start anew.

WVU Gets Around $9M Per Year For Tier III Rights


One of the last remaining schools to retain tier 3 broadcasting and advertising rights, West Virginia has reportedly reached a deal with IMG to farm out those rights for around $9 million per year.

Mountaineers' Madsen Academically Ineligible


Center Joey Madsen didn't make the trip to New York because of academic issues.

WVU Mountaineer Kills Bear With Musket


Yes, the WVU mascot, Jonathan Kimble, shot and killed a black bear with the actual muzzle loader that he fires off at every Mountaineer football and basketball game.

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