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Chuck McGill: Herd’s Holliday embraces the hype

HUNTINGTON — If you’re envisioning Doc Holliday with a stack of college football preview magazines on his desk inside the Shewey Building, you’d be disappointed.

Holliday, who enters his fifth season as Marshall’s...

Chuck McGill: Herd’s Holliday embraces the hype

HUNTINGTON — If you’re envisioning Doc Holliday with a stack of college football preview magazines on his desk inside the Shewey Building, you’d be disappointed.

Holliday, who enters his fifth season as Marshall’s...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Coach not concerned with running game, despite departures
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Coach not concerned with running game, despite departures

HUNTINGTON — Despite losing two of his top three running backs from last season, Marshall football coach Doc Holliday will enter the 2014 campaign very confident in his running game.

“I have zero worries about that position,...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Defense building off last year’s turnaround
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Defense building off last year’s turnaround

Entering that 2013 Marshall football season, the feelings surrounding the Thundering Herd defense were based on potential and hope, hope that its disastrous performance in 2012 would be just a one-year hiccup.

Fast forward to the eve of the...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: RB Grooms dismissed from team following Saturday arrest

Marshall running back Kevin Grooms, whose on-field accomplishments had been coupled with several off-the-field problems, was dismissed from the football team Saturday morning following his arrest on several charges.

According to the Western...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Ex-captain Edwards dead at 34
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Ex-captain Edwards dead at 34

Offensive lineman played on three MAC champions with Herd

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Rice loss still a sore subject for Herd
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Rice loss still a sore subject for Herd

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Following a season of great accomplishments, the stumbles of 2013 are helping motivate the Marshall football team for the 2014 campaign.

The Thundering Herd went 10-4 last season, winning the Conference USA East...

Derek Redd: Holliday, Marshall make sound investments
Derek Redd: Holliday, Marshall make sound investments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If Doc Holliday doesn’t play the stock market, he might want to give it a whirl. Marshall’s head football coach seems to know a good investment when he sees one.

The university has that same keen eye,...

MARSHALL BASKETBALL: Power conference teams highlight non-conference schedule

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Marshall men’s basketball team will face a Big 12 team, an SEC team and a Big Ten team, all on West Virginia soil, within a two-week span this December — and that’s after visiting a Sweet 16...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Cato, Rouse claim preseason Conference USA honors; Herd picked to win league
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Cato, Rouse claim preseason Conference USA honors; Herd picked to win league

The preseason accolades are piling up for the Marshall University football program.

Conference USA unveiled its preseason all-conference teams and preseason poll Wednesday morning. The Thundering Herd has the C-USA preseason Offensive Player of...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Doc Holliday receives contract extension
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Doc Holliday receives contract extension

By CHUCK McGILL

DAILY MAIL SPORTS EDITOR

HUNTINGTON ­­­— Marshall football coach Doc Holliday has received a two-year contract extension that includes a bump in incentives.

MU athletic director Mike...

DEREK REDD: D’Antoni has Herd picking up speed

HUNTINGTON, W.VA. — After nine seasons as an NBA assistant, Dan D’Antoni has, in his first few months as Marshall’s men’s basketball coach, brought a lot of what he likes about the league to the Cam Henderson Center....

Marshall track and field: Phares C-USA’s top scholar-athlete

Marshall’s Alexandria Phares has been named 2013-14 Conference USA women’s track and field scholar-athlete of the year, C-USA commissioner Britton Banowsky announced Wednesday.

Phares, a distance runner for the Herd, competed in...

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