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October 8, 2011
When: Saturday at noon, Cowell Stadium, Durham, N.H. Radio: ESPN-AM (950). Records: Villanova, 1-4 overall, 0-2 Colonial Athletic Association; New Hampshire, 3-1, 1-0. Coaches: Villanova, Andy Talley (27th season, 189-111-1); New Hampshire, Sean McDonnell (13th season, 91-56). Series: Villanova leads series, 11-10. In 2009, the Wildcats routed New Hampshire, 46-7, in a Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal at Villanova Stadium. WHAT TO WATCH How will the young Wildcats respond defensively to New Hampshire's multifaceted, hurry-up offense?
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January 20, 1992 | By Peter Webster, Special to The Inquirer
Drexel tried and tried, but the Dragons couldn't make it all the way back yesterday and dropped a 75-72 decision to New Hampshire. After winning its first-ever North Atlantic Conference game on Monday over Maine, Drexel (4-9 overall, 1-1 league) came out of the blocks slowly against New Hampshire (4-9, 3-1). "Coming in, we knew it was going to be difficult," Drexel coach Bill Herrion said. "We knew we would have to play very well to win. I was a little disappointed with the way we started.
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October 4, 1992 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Five fumble recoveries and a big day for Delaware all-America safety Warren McIntire helped the Blue Hens roll over New Hampshire, 44-22, yesterday in a Yankee Conference game. The fumble recoveries were a big part of Delaware's 28-0 first-half lead, which helped erase the sting of last week's 21-20 non-conference loss to West Chester. Defensively, McIntire recovered two fumbles, forced another, and broke up a pass. "We played much better (than last week) in every way," said Hens coach Tubby Raymond, whose club improved to 3-1 (3-0)
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January 29, 2004
Now that the permafrost portion of the presidential primary season has ended, a few observations: Yes, Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts has earned the title of Democratic "front-runner. " His wins in New Hampshire and Iowa demonstrate an ability to hang tough, especially considering his campaign staff was in shambles only recently. And no, the race isn't over. Several candidates have earned further consideration by voters in larger, more diverse states. (The closest our region will come to having a meaningful say in the contest is when Delaware holds its primary Tuesday.
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January 7, 2008 | By Larry Eichel, Inquirer Senior Writer
NASHUA, N.H. - They came into New Hampshire with the most to lose, two candidates swamped in Iowa by a wave of political change. They had little time for course corrections. So Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Mitt Romney worked hard this weekend to be seen as "change agents," a challenging task since both are candidates of the political establishment. And they sought to call into question the change credentials of their principal opponents in tomorrow's first-in-the-nation primary.
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January 20, 2001 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Norman Richardson scored a season-high 23 points and Hofstra, despite blowing a 23-point lead in the second half, beat New Hampshire, 75-70, last night in Hempstead, N.Y. The Pride won their fifth straight overall and eighth in a row over the Wildcats. The Pride (13-4, 6-2 America East) shot 75 percent (18 for 24) in the first half in taking a 49-30 lead. They extended the lead to 56-33 with 17 minutes, 3 seconds left on a three-point play by Danny Walker, but they made only two more field goals the rest of the game.
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March 5, 1999 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Sixth-seeded Drexel's "3M" attack led the Dragons to a 69-59 upset of third-seeded New Hampshire yesterday in a quarterfinal of the America East women's basketball tournament in Burlington, Vt. It's the first time since 1995 that a sixth seed has advanced. That feat was also accomplished by Drexel with a victory over New Hampshire. The Dragons will meet Northeastern tonight in a semifinal game. Maureen Michaels led the Dragons (12-15) with 20 points, including nine in the last 3 minutes, 24 seconds of the game.
NEWS
February 19, 1995 | By Steven Thomma, INQUIRER WASHINGTON BUREAU
Republicans, unified and disciplined on Capitol Hill, are about to break into open warfare over the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue. Despite some high-profile withdrawals in recent weeks, the prospect of facing a damaged and vulnerable President Clinton is drawing a swarm of Republicans interested in challenging him in 1996. When New Hampshire Republicans gather this evening for a dinner to start the year leading to their primary, the first in the nation, nine potential candidates for the 1996 presidential nomination will line up to court their favor.
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October 17, 2014 | BY MIKE KERN, Daily News Staff Writer kernm@phillynews.com
YOU DIDN'T need a Ph.D in schedule-ology to know back in August the two games most likely to define Villanova's CAA season were bunched within 2 weeks of each other and would take place in Virginia. The first has arrived. Tomorrow afternoon the Wildcats (5-1, 3-0) - who moved up a spot to fifth in the FCS rankings - will be at No. 15 William & Mary (4-2, 1-1). On Nov. 1 they will travel to No. 19 Richmond (4-2, 1-1), following their homecoming against Morgan State (3-3). If the Wildcats want to put themselves in postion to have a good playoff run, which means not going on the road for as long as possible, this is where you begin to really make that convincing closing statement.
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October 14, 2014 | By Mike Kern, Daily News Columnist
PLAYERS OF THE WEEKEND National - Freshman Nick Chubb, subbing for the suspended Todd Gurley, rushed for 143 yards on 38 carries as Georgia won at Missouri, 34-0, in a game that probably decided the SEC East. Local - Delaware Valley's Aaron Wilmer threw for five touchdowns and ran for another as the Aggies (5-0, 4-0 Middle Atlantic Conference), ranked 24th in Division III, beat No. 23 Lycoming (5-1, 4-1) at home, 52-42. It's the most points allowed by Lyco since 1949.
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September 19, 2014 | BY MIKE KERN, Daily News Staff Writer kernm@phillynews.com
VILLANOVA, the seventh-ranked team in FCS, was a missed short field goal away from winning its opener at FBS Syracuse. Two weeks ago, the Wildcats beat then-No. 11 Fordham by 44 at home. So what now? Following a rare early bye, the Wildcats will have a rare early matchup against visiting James Madison (2-1) in the first CAA game for both. Coach Andy Talley has been around long enough to know that in-conference is where his squad will define itself this regular season. "Traditionally, JMU is the most athletic team in the CAA," Talley said.
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August 15, 2014 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The Eagles and Patriots moved their joint practice from 2 p.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday to avoid thunder and lightning, but they still practiced in heavy rain. It was closed to fans because of the weather. Otherwise, it was simply a wetter version of a typical practice. "Put some galoshes on and go play," coach Chip Kelly said. The teams had a contingency to use the Patriots' indoor facility. With about 180 combined players and two full coaching staffs, they preferred to remain outside.
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August 13, 2014 | By Maddie Hanna, Inquirer Trenton Bureau
As Gov. Christie travels the country to support Republicans running for governor, he also is charting a course that could bear on his ability to seek the party's nomination for president in 2016. Christie has traveled to 21 states as chairman of the Republican Governors Association - a tally that will grow to 26 by the end of the month, according to the RGA. The governor is due to head to Maine on Tuesday and Alabama and Mississippi on Wednesday. Among the states Christie has visited are several with early primaries and caucuses that will be key to the 2016 contest, including Iowa and New Hampshire - trips that drew wide media attention - and South Carolina, where Christie is expected to head in September.
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July 25, 2014 | BY MIKE KERN, Daily News Staff Writer kernm@phillynews.com
BALTIMORE - Pressure? Yo, when you're the quarterback for Villanova, which has always been known for moving the football, hefty expectations are pretty much part of the deal. To the surprise of nobody, fourth-year Wildcat junior John Robertson was named the Colonial Athletic Association's Preseason Offensive Player of the Year at the annual CAA media day at M&T Bank Stadium. But as Villanova found out a year ago, projections mean absolutely zilch once you start playing. The Wildcats, the pick to win the league, started fifth in the national polls last season.
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July 25, 2014 | By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Staff Writer
BALTIMORE - It's been quite a preseason for Villanova junior quarterback John Robertson, and practice hasn't even started. Earlier this month, Robertson was among 20 players named to the watch list for the Walter Payton Award, given to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision. Robertson also has been named a third-team FCS all-American by the Sports Network. The honors continued Wednesday, when Robertson was named the Colonial Athletic Association's preseason offensive player of the year.
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July 24, 2014
Villanova will be televised five times during the 2014 football season, as the Colonial Athletic Association announced its 24-game TV schedule on Tuesday. Delaware will also be televised four times. Here is the CAA schedule: Date   Game   Time   TV AUGUST 29   Villanova at Syracuse   7:30    ESPN3 30   Delaware at Pittsburgh   Noon    ESPN3          ESPNews 30   James Madison at Maryland   3:30    BTN 30   Elon at Duke   6    ESPN3 30   Holy Cross at UAlbany   6    ESPN3 30   New Hampshire at Toledo   7    ESPN3 SEPTEMBER 7   Lehigh at New Hampshire   3:30    ASN 20   James Madison at Villanova   12:30    CSN 20   New Hampshire at Richmond   4    CSN 20   Charlotte at Elon   7    ASN 27   Delaware at James Madison   4    CSN 27   Maine at Towson   7    CSN OCTOBER 4   Stony Brook at Towson   3:30    CSN 11   Towson at James Madison   12:30    CSN 11   William & Mary at N. Hampshire   3:30    NBCSN 11   Maine at Stony Brook   7    ASN 18   Towson at Delaware   12:30    CSN 18   Rhode Island at Richmond   3:30    ASN 25   Maine at Rhode Island   Noon    ASN 25   Delaware at William & Mary   12:30    CSN NOVEMBER 1   Villanova at Richmond   12:30    CSN 1   William...
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July 18, 2014 | By Bill Fleischman, Daily News Columnist
AS THE Sprint Cup series pauses for its midsummer break, a few thoughts are in order: * Six drivers have won 14 of the season's first 19 races. I don't know whether this is good for the series or not. Multiple-race winners proves these drivers and teams have their acts together and will be serious contenders in the Chase. But more winners, such as first-timer Aric Almirola at Daytona this month, are good for the series. With race wins basically determining the 16-driver field for the Chase, there are 11 winners so far. Non-winners such as Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman and Tony Stewart are likely to win before the Chase begins Sept.
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June 28, 2014
The Pennsylvania House's proposed $29.1 billion budget is so out of step with the state's actual needs that the document's only possible use is to serve as scratch paper for notes during the Senate debate. The House budget largely addresses the state's estimated $1.5 billion funding gap by again shortchanging schools. It provides an additional $70 million, a 1.3 percent increase, for basic education. But that doesn't come close to making up for past cuts that have forced schools to lay off teachers.
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