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WVU football: Mountaineers aim for improved O-line play vs. Missouri
The West Virginia offensive line struggled in Saturday’s win over James Madison. WVU look to improve the play up front, as the Mountaineers move on the face Missouri.
WVU Trio Making the Most of Final Opportunities
West Virginia graduate transfers George Campbell, Reuben Jones, and Josh Growden each have opportunities to contribute for WVU this season, and they are making the most of their chances.
Opener In Books, More To Be Asked Of WVU’s Austin Kendall
Austin Kendall enjoyed his first game as a Mountaineer, including “The Mantrip” and running onto the field with the team before the game. While Kendall had a solid performance in his WVU debut, Neal Brown and the Mountaineer coaching staff will expect Kendall to continue improving and contributing.
West Virginia Athletics
WVU Heads West to San Diego State Tournament
The West Virginia volleyball team is 3-0 after winning the 2019 Delaware Classic. The Mountaineers will now play in the San Diego State Tournament against Arkansas, San Diego State, and Arizona.
After rocky start to 2019, Izzo-Brown says the team is focused on where they finish
2019 has been tough so far for the West Virginia women’s soccer team. The Mountaineers are now 2-2 after losses to ranked opponents Stanford and Virginia, who are now ranked third and fifth in the nation, respectively.
Around the Big 12
Around The Big 12 Football Conference
The Big 12 went undefeated during the first week of college football, with all 10 teams winning their season openers. Oklahoma State was the only Big 12 team that faced a fellow Power Five opponent, and the Cowboys came away with a 52-36 win over Oregon State.
The Big 12 RedZone: Wrapping up week one of the season
The Big 12 went unbeaten in the first week of the season. Find out who had big performances, who slumped, and what teams made a big move in the power rankings.
The LSU Tigers aren’t afraid of Texas, considering the caliber of opponents they have to face every year in the SEC. Will the Longhorns come away with a big win for the Big 12 when LSU and Texas square off?
Around the NCAA
Week 2 college football picks, games, odds: LSU, Michigan, Washington on upset alert
Parsing through the Week 2 schedule to find the best bets against the experts in Vegas.
’Oh wait, that’s me’: Travis Etienne’s reluctant embrace of stardom at Clemson
Travis Etienne is a rising star at Clemson. The stellar running back had 205 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns in Clemson’s season opening win.
The people’s guide to Braden Mann
Pinpoint-accurate Australians dominated college punting for years. This mega-punter restored American pride with a different strategy: kicking the ball really hard.
3 fearless predictions to usher in the 2019 NFL season
Retired NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz makes a few bold claims that might rile you up — including how far he thinks the Cowboys could go.
NFL picks 2019, Week 1: Experts are buying the Browns hype
SB Nation’s panel of 10 experts welcomes the new season with predictions for all 16 games.
The 6 most fireable NFL coaches heading into the 2019 season
Jay Gruden, Ron Rivera, and Jason Garrett could all be on the hot seat with poor performances this fall.
Osman Kamara, you're on scholarship!!#HailWV pic.twitter.com/2kCtiL0iio— West Virginia Football (@WVUfootball) September 2, 2019
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