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WVU FOOTBALL: Players coming and going at camp

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s football roster grew and shrunk unexpectedly Thursday, the first day of preseason practice. Coach Dana Holgorsen announced three additions, two players who have yet to arrive, a...

WVU FOOTBALL: Healthy, comfortable Trickett begins camp as starter

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MORGANTOWN ­— West Virginia took care of the biggest piece of offseason business June 24, long before the Mountaineers started preseason practice Thursday at Mountaineer Field. Clint Trickett was named the st...

WVU FOOTBALL: Defense a focal point as preseason camp begins

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Mountaineers start camp today in Morgantown.

WVU ATHLETICS: Secondary violations extremely common with thorough NCAA rules

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — On July 25, 2013, Lacey Gibson, West Virginia University’s associate athletic director for compliance, had a meeting with Tomi Oliverio, the director of operations for the women’s...

WVU FOOTBALL: Regular season still important

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Hancock says Saturdays will still overshadow new 4-team playoff

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers to play Tennessee in 2018

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DALLAS — West Virginia and Tennessee will each make at least $2.5 million for their season-opening game in 2018, and excitement among the fans could deliver an additional $700,000.

The matchup, offici...

WVU FOOTBALL: Holgorson: No rolling through the Big 12

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DALLAS — By the end Tuesday, Dana Holgorsen had mastered the response to the question most often asked of the West Virginia head coach: Have the Mountaineers adjusted to life in the Big 12?

“I&...

Big 12 Media Days: TCU feels settled entering third year in league

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DALLAS — West Virginia’s football team gets its turn today at the second and final day of the annual Big 12 media days. The Mountaineers were nevertheless part of the conversation Monday.

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WVU FOOTBALL: Coach ‘aware’ of Smallwood charges

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DALLAS — Six days after one of his key offensive players was arrested for allegedly intimidating a witness to a murder case, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said Sunday that he couldn’t really sa...

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers picked eighth in preseason Big 12 poll

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For the second time in as many seasons, West Virginia was picked eighth in the Big 12 media’s preseason poll released by the conference Thursday. WVU was almost a unanimous pick for eighth place. Fifty-six of the ...

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers get $2.5M guarantee for FedEx Field matchup vs. Hokies in 2017

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia has added a game to the revived series against Virginia Tech.

The two schools announced Tuesday they will open the 2017 season against one another at FedEx Field, home of t...

WVU BASKETBALL: Staten comes full circle at LeBron camp

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va — Before Juwan Staten was one of 30 college players invited to last week’s LeBron James Skills Academy, he was one of 80 high school players invited to the event in 2010.

When Staten...

WVU FOOTBALL: Smallwood will be charged with a felony, could face up to two years in prison

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Could face up to two years in prison

WVU FOOTBALL: Running back position has no shortage of talent

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia feels good enough about the quarterback position to have named Clint Trickett the starter three weeks ago, only days before the coaches took a two-week break from summer workouts. They m...

WVU FOOTBALL: As season tickets decline, athletic department adapts to boost sales

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Ticket saless are at nine-year low

WVU’s Daryl Worley aims high during preseason

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MORGANTOWN — ­The college football offseason has arrived at the beginning of the end. The first two preseason awards watch lists were released Monday and the last of the 15 will be unveiled July 18. There has...

Mike Barwis set for reality show debut

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Former WVU coach’s show to air on Discovery Channel

WVU ATHLETICS: Youngstown State will get $500,000 to play Mountaineers

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Penguins will visit Morgantown in 2016

WVU BASKETBALL: Staten sticks around to lead inexperienced Mountaineers

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Returning senior led Big 12 in assists last season

WVU BASKETBALL: Mountaineers want to score closer to the basket

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DAILY MAIL SPORTSWRITER MORGANTOWN — Only one team in the Big 12 relied more on the 3-point shot for scoring than West Virginia did last season. Oklahoma made the NCAA tournament. The Mountaineers did not, and the...

WVU BASKETBALL: Mountaineers want to score closer to the basket

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MORGANTOWN — Only one team in the Big 12 relied more on the 3-point shot for scoring than West Virginia did last season. Oklahoma made the NCAA tournament. The Mountaineers did not, and the team’s three bes...

WVU FOOTBALL: Youngstown State could be added to 2016 schedule

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MORGANTOWN ­— West Virginia has two open spots on the 2016 football schedule, but is close to filling one with a Football Championship Subdivision school.

Separate sources told the Charleston Daily Mail...

WVU FOOTBALL: Trickett still out after shoulder surgery

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Holgorsen says he hopes QB returns soon

WVU SOCCER: Canadian pipeline kind to Izzo-Brown, Mountaineers

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Talented players from north of the border flock to Morgantown

WVU SOCCER: LeBlanc says US soccer growing in strength

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Sport has also continued to increase in popularity

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers going extra mile for nutrition

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MORGANTOWN — Oliver Luck was hired four years ago Monday as West Virginia University’s athletic director and his legacy so far is for engineering a whole lot of changes in the Mountaineers athletic departme...

WVU BASKETBALL: Huggins undergoes surgery; Mountaineers welcome juco transfer

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MORGANTOWN — Bob Huggins was a busy basketball coach Monday. Huggins completed the incoming recruiting class by signing a junior college transfer and had his right hip surgically replaced to help him roam the side...

WVU Athletics: Building program from scratch nothing new

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Izzo-Brown has insight for

start-up

golf team

WVU BASEBALL: Heralded recruiting class could take a hit in MLB Draft

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va — Major League Baseball’s draft is three days and 40 rounds of developments that college teams can only hope to predict and address, but West Virginia felt pretty good about what it knew it...