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Mitch Vingle: WVU, Herd feeling warmth of bright lights

Ah, the bright lights.

College football fans love nothing more than the key lights, the back lights, the fill lights that make a set like “College Gameday” glow.

Nothing stings like the burning attention of the media in bad...

Marshall football: Herd aims to avoid another close shave
Marshall football: Herd aims to avoid another close shave

HUNTINGTON—-- Set that “Group of 5” thing aside for a minute. Marshall’s undefeated football team might have a bit of revenge on its mind today.

Wait a minute. Didn’t the Thundering ...

Marshall-FAU game capsule

Florida Atlantic (3-4, 2-1) at No. 22 / 23 Marshall (7-0, 3-0)

3:30 p.m., Joan C. Edwards Stadium (38,227, GameDay Grass MTO), Huntington

n TV: Fox Sports 1


C-USA notebook: Louisiana Tech in West driver’s seat

As Marshall is poised to take a virtual two-game lead on the rest of the East Division, all the suspense in Conference USA rests in the West — and Louisiana Tech is trying to sap that a few weeks early.

The Bulldogs (4-3 overall, 3-0 C-...

Staff change alters FAU defense

HUNTINGTON — When Bill Legg looks at Florida Atlantic’s 2014 defense, he sees many familiar players. But he has all but thrown away the 2013 Marshall-FAU game video.

How’s that?

Change was...

New Herd basketball tempo on display at ‘Madness’

HUNTINGTON — This run ‘n’ gun offense cultivated by new Marshall coach Dan D'Antoni is no joke.

In the “Thundering Herd Madness” exhibition Thursday, the White team beat the Green...

FAU QB presents big problem for Herd
FAU QB presents big problem for Herd

HUNTINGTON — No, Marshall’s defense doesn’t have to go back to the leather helmet days when it plays Florida Atlantic on Saturday.

Still, coordinator Chuck Heater gave a quick history lesson in...

Fun starts tonight with Herd basketball’s ‘Madness’

HUNTINGTON — Fans coming to see Marshall’s “Madness” tonight may see crisp play or sloppiness — probably both — but they will see the ball move around, shots fired and the players...

MU’s Parker, Payton nominated for Hall

Running back Chris Parker and quarterback Michael Payton, who helped Marshall win the 1992 Division I-AA national championship, have been nominated for the 2015 class of the College Football Hall of Fame. They are among 87 players and 25 coaches among ...

Herd embracing national attention

HUNTINGTON — Sometimes Marshall has to face a second opponent every week — its own success.

The Thundering Herd’s 7-0 start has piqued the interest of national media outlets, which are finding...

FAU’s Whitehead both Lucky and good

HUNTINGTON — His name is Lucky, but there was no luck involved in his 61-yard, game-winning touchdown reception last week.

Lucky Whitehead, the speedy Florida Atlantic receiver, didn’t jet past a...

Herd men’s basketball TV reach expanding

Marshall’s men’s basketball team will be featured seven times on the new American Sports Network, increasing the season television count to 10 games.

ASN is the initiative of Sinclair Networks Group, which owns WCHS, Channel 8 in...

Herd has its work cut out versus FAU
Herd has its work cut out versus FAU

HUNTINGTON — It’s tough to guess how the 2013 season would have played out for Marshall had it not come back to win at Florida Atlantic.

The Thundering Herd had no idea at the time that it would lose a...

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