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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Bowden leading Akron turnaround

Terry Bowden is in the middle of his second act as a college football coach, trying to give a struggling Akron program a first act in winning consistently.

The Zips are in their 28th season as a Football Bowl Subdivision program. They’ve...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Bowden leading Akron turnaround

Terry Bowden is in the middle of his second act as a college football coach, trying to give a struggling Akron program a first act in winning consistently.

The Zips are in their 28th season as a Football Bowl Subdivision program. They’ve...

Derek Redd: Amato, Holliday go way back

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Akron defensive coordinator Chuck Amato knew long before Marshall’s Doc Holliday ever became a head coach that he would make a good one.

Amato had been a pretty successful head coach himself, winning 49 games...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd offense sometimes taking things slow
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd offense sometimes taking things slow

HUNTINGTON — College football is moving faster than perhaps it ever has. CBSSports.com columnist Jon Solomon calculated that 22 teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision are averaging at least 80 plays a game through the first three weeks of the...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd sees shades of own offense in Zips

HUNTINGTON — As Marshall’s defense watches film of Akron’s offense in preparation for the Thundering Herd’s Saturday visit to InfoCision Stadium, they’ll see some familiar looks. They’re some of the same ones...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd defense keeps opposing QBs on the run
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd defense keeps opposing QBs on the run

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Marshall football team has faced a trio of running quarterbacks this season — whether those quarterbacks wanted to be considered runners or not.

The Thundering Herd’s defense has kept opposing...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Cato honored for showing against Ohio
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Cato honored for showing against Ohio

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato was named College Sports Madness’s Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week and a Manning Award “Star of the Week” on Monday.

Cato completed 17 of 29 pass...

Randy Moss ESPN documentary set for Nov. 11

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentary on former DuPont High School, Marshall University and NFL star Randy Moss, titled “Rand University” is scheduled to debut on ESPN on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m....

Chuck McGill: Combined effort of offense, defense make Herd tough to stop
Chuck McGill: Combined effort of offense, defense make Herd tough to stop

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Saturday was Doc Holliday’s 30 for 30. A 30-point rout for career win No. 30.

Marshall’s 44-14 win over Ohio was a big one, and not just because the 57-year-old Thundering Herd coach beat the rival...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Allen, Jean-Louis lead resurgence for Herd’s outside receivers
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Allen, Jean-Louis lead resurgence for Herd’s outside receivers

Receivers lead way in rout of Ohio

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEC dominates AP poll; Herd, WVU pick up votes

South Carolina’s win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15.

West Virginia (2-1), which won at...

MARSHALL SOCCER: Second-half surge leads to victory for Herd women

RICHMOND, Ky. — Three goals in a 10-minute span during the second half lifted the Marshall women’s soccer team (3-2-2) by a 3-1 count over Eastern Kentucky (2-5-0) on Sunday afternoon at EKU Soccer Field.

Marshall will stay on the...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd hammers Ohio, 44-14, to win “Battle for the Bell”
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd hammers Ohio, 44-14, to win “Battle for the Bell”

HUNTINGTON — Three straight losses to the same rival can build up plenty of frustration. The Marshall football team, which hadn’t beaten Ohio in “The Battle for the Bell” since 2010, took that frustration into...

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