The Herald-Dispatch Sports RSS 2014-11-26T03:02:32-05:00 urn:uuid:e063591d-bd8f-4c6d-b567-663e116be53c Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Marshall will meet Morehead RICK McCANN 2014-11-26T00:00:00-05:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Marshall Thundering Herd men's basketball wants to play fast, so facing full-court pressure defense shouldn't be a problem. </p> Chuck Landon: Here's how Luck hurts Herd with committee CHUCK LANDON 2014-11-26T00:21:42-05:00 <p> Trying to make some sense of it all despite the College Football Playoff committee so nonsensically ranking Boise State at No. 23 in front of No. 24 Marshall Tuesday?</p> Western Kentucky comes bearing offensive weapons GRANT TRAYLOR 2014-11-26T00:00:00-05:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University's defense is the top unit in Conference USA, but its mettle is going to be tested Friday afternoon. </p> West Virginia QB sits out practice with concussion The Herald-Dispatch 2014-11-26T00:00:00-05:00 <p>MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said Tuesday he doesn't know whether quarterback Clint Trickett will return from a concussion to play in Saturday's regular-season finale at Iowa State. </p> MU ranked behind Boise GRANT TRAYLOR 2014-11-26T00:28:10-05:00 <p> HUNTINGTON -- The good news for Marshall University fans?</p> OU's kick wins Battle of Bricks The Herald-Dispatch 2014-11-26T00:00:00-05:00 <p>OXFORD, Ohio -- Josiah Yazdani kicked a 29-yard field goal as time expired to lift Ohio to a 24-21 win over Miami (OH) in "The Battle of the Bricks" Tuesday night. </p> Whiteside back in NBA TIM STEPHENS 2014-11-26T00:00:00-05:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Former Marshall University basketball star Hassan Whiteside was recalled to the NBA by the defending Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat. </p> Top 4 stay same RALPH D. RUSSO 2014-11-26T00:00:00-05:00 <p>Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. </p> Coal Grove's Morgan to golf for St. Bonaventure TIM STEPHENS 2014-11-26T00:00:00-05:00 <p>COAL GROVE, Ohio -- "Workhorse" in an athletic sense usually is used to describe pitchers or running backs, not golfers. </p> MU women visit Ivy League team The Herald-Dispatch 2014-11-26T00:00:00-05:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Ivy League member Cornell (2-2) plays host to Marshall (3-0) in a 5 p.m. Wednesday women's basketball game at Newman Arena in Ithaca, N.Y. </p>