February 28, 2010 |
If South Florida receiver Carlton Mitchell happens to find the NFL too tough, he certainly can't complain to his mother. Angela Mitchell is part of the corner team for professional boxer Antonio Tarver , among others. "She's a cut woman," Mitchell said Saturday at the NFL scouting combine. "She started with a few amateur fights, and then has always been very close to Antonio Tarver. I don't know exactly how it worked out, but all of a sudden she's working his corner.
February 23, 2010
Rk. Team Rec. Result Next 1. KANSAS 27-1 d. Oklahoma, 81-68 at Oklahoma St., Saturday Jayhawks clinch a share of a sixth consecutive Big 12 regular-season title. 2. KENTUCKY 26-1 Did not play South Carolina, Thursday 3. PURDUE 23-3 Did not play at Minnesota, Wednesday 4. SYRACUSE 25-2 Did not play at Providence, today 5. DUKE 23-4 Did not play Tulsa, Thursday 6. KANSAS ST. 22-4 Did not play at Texas Tech, today 7. VILLANOVA 22-4 Did not play South Florida, Wednesday 8. W. VIRGINIA 21-6 l. to Conn.
February 15, 2010 |
Vultures circled over Everglades National Park's Anhinga Trail, where thousands of dead nonnative fish floated in the marshes. About half of the Burmese pythons that have turned up in the park recently have been dead. Dead iguanas have dropped from trees onto patios across South Florida. And in western Miami-Dade County, three African rock pythons -- powerful constrictors that can kill people -- have turned up dead. Although South Florida's warm, moist climate has nurtured a vast range of nonnative plants and animals, a January cold snap reminded these intruders that they're not in Burma or Ecuador anymore.
January 15, 2010
Duke coach and former Tennessee assistant David Cutcliffe appears to be the target of the Volunteers' search for a new head coach. Tennessee Athletic Director Mike Hamilton has kept quiet about his candidates to replace Lane Kiffin , who abruptly resigned Tuesday night to coach USC. Duke spokesman Art Chase called reports of a deal between Cutcliffe and Tennessee inaccurate, and Hamilton told the Associated Press by text message late...
January 2, 2010
INTERNATIONAL SOUTH FLORIDA (7-5) VS. NORTHERN ILLINOIS (7-5) Kickoff: 9 a.m. PST, Rogers Centre, Toronto. TV: ESPN2. About South Florida: Jim Leavitt led the Bulls to fourth place in the Big East and has compiled a 94-57 record in 13 seasons. Redshirt freshmen QB B.J. Daniels completed 108 of 205 passes for 1,766 yards and 12 touchdowns. About Northern Illinois: Chad Spann led the Huskies' ground attack this season with 945 yards in 159 carries and a Mid-American Conference-leading 19 touchdowns.
November 29, 2009
No. 19 Miami 31, at South Florida 10: Javarris James rushed for two touchdowns, Jacory Harris threw for two more, and the Hurricanes took a big early lead on the way to beating the Bulls. Dedrick Epps and Leonard Hankerson caught touchdown passes for Miami (9-3), which ran out to a 21-3 halftime lead and capped its first nine-win regular season since 2005. Damien Berry rushed for 114 yards and Graig Cooper had 83 more for Miami, which played without ill left tackle Jason Fox and still rolled.
November 13, 2009 |
Instead of getting even with Rutgers, No. 23 South Florida didn't even get on the scoreboard for the first time in a regular-season game in its 13-year history. Tom Savage threw for two touchdowns and Rutgers forced four turnovers, blocked a punt and recorded seven sacks in embarrassing the error-prone Bulls, 31-0, in a nationally televised game on Thursday night. The victory was the fourth straight for Rutgers (7-2, 2-2 Big East) over South Florida (6-3, 2-3), and this one made the Scarlet Knights bowl eligible for the fifth straight season.
October 31, 2009 |
Once again, South Florida had all the answers for slowing down West Virginia. B.J. Daniels threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns, and the Bulls rebounded from two subpar defensive performances to frustrate running back Noel Devine and the 20th-ranked Mountaineers in a 30-19 victory Friday night at Tampa, Fla. The Bulls (6-2, 2-2 Big East) gave up 75 points and 887 yards in conference losses to Cincinnati and Pittsburgh the previous two weeks, yet found a way to hold Devine to his lowest rushing total of the season.