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Former FAU coach Carl Pelini files lawsuit alleging assistant lied about drug use

orlandosentinel.com — Former FAU coach Carl Pelini filed a defamation lawsuit against ex-Owls assistant coach Matthew Edwards, alleging Edwards lied while stating he witnessed Pelini using drugs. Edwards signed a sworn affidavit in November 2013 stating he witnessed Pelini and another assistant coach using marijuana and cocaine, eventually leading to Pelini's termination from FAU.

Former FAU coach Carl Pelini files lawsuit alleging assistant lied about drug use

chicagotribune.com — Former FAU coach Carl Pelini filed a defamation lawsuit against ex-Owls assistant coach Matthew Edwards, alleging Edwards lied while stating he witnessed Pelini using drugs. Edwards signed a sworn affidavit in November 2013 stating he witnessed Pelini and another assistant coach using marijuana and cocaine, eventually leading to Pelini's termination from FAU.

Former FAU coach Carl Pelini files lawsuit alleging assistant lied about drug use

sun-sentinel.com — Former FAU coach Carl Pelini filed a defamation lawsuit against ex-Owls assistant coach Matthew Edwards, alleging Edwards lied while stating he witnessed Pelini using drugs. Edwards signed a sworn affidavit in November 2013 stating he witnessed Pelini and another assistant coach using marijuana and cocaine, eventually leading to Pelini's termination from FAU.

Simona Halep calm, confident as Miami Open begins

sun-sentinel.com — After her the greatest and most thrilling victory of her career, Simona Halep arrived here at the start of the Miami Open calm and optimistic about her future, perhaps in a way that has never happened before in her eight-year career.

Warren, Howell expect FAU's running game to improve

sun-sentinel.com — Jay Warren could not hide his enthusiasm. Warren wanted to share his thoughts. After two weeks, and six practices this spring, Warren, a running back, raved about all the many ways the Owls could put points on the scoreboard in the upcoming season. He mentioned how he and running back Greg Howell are strong, explosive and tough.

FAU works to offset lack of linebacker depth

sun-sentinel.com — Roc Bellantoni has a problem. Bellantoni, FAU's defensive coordinator, realizes his defense will have several new starters. His best player from last season, linebacker Andrae Kirk, is out of eligibility and is preparing for the NFL draft. Bellantoni's biggest task, and what could be his biggest test, is evaluating, developing and selecting his starting linebackers for the upcoming season.

FAU's Johnson to wear No. 32 to honor friend in his final season

sun-sentinel.com — Changing his jersey number was an important decision for Jaquez Johnson. In fact, Johnson felt it was necessary, especially with the upcoming season being his final one in college. Most players change their number to create an identity or brand on the field. Johnson's idea to switch from No.

McIlroy receives 3-iron, leaves Doral disappointed

modbee.com — Before he began his final round Sunday, Rory McIlroy, the No. 1 player on the PGA Tour, was given back his 3-iron. McIlroy smiled as he was handed his club - the same club he flung into the lake Friday after his second shot on the eighth hole - by Donald Trump, the owner of Trump National Doral.

McIlroy receives 3-iron, leaves Doral disappointed

kansas.com — Before he began his final round Sunday, Rory McIlroy, the No. 1 player on the PGA Tour, was given back his 3-iron. McIlroy smiled as he was handed his club - the same club he flung into the lake Friday after his second shot on the eighth hole - by Donald Trump, the owner of Trump National Doral.

American Heritage-Delray¿s Cain, Davis join Illinois

sun-sentinel.com — Together, the cousins, Desmond Cain and Trenard Davis, sat next to one another. They smiled and laughed. They put on bright orange Illniois ballcaps as their family and friends took photos of them inside the gymnasium at American Heritage-Delray. When Cain woke up Wednesday, he was not sure which college program Davis was going to select on National Signing Day.
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Mar 28, 2015

My story in today's @SunSentinel. Henry Bussey is ready to replace Lucky Whitehead as #FAU's slot weapon: fw.to/qFSZFDS

Mar 26, 2015

RT @ChristyChirinos: There have been a ton of brutal headlines over the past 24 hours. A ton. But Dean Smith just renewed my faith in humanity a little bit. Wow.

Mar 26, 2015

The #Marlins' Jarred Cosart "caught off-guard" as the subject of #MLB's gambling investigation: bit.ly/1M4WgrC

Mar 26, 2015

RT @ryan_s_clark: #Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart says he cannot really comment on the MLB investigation and is following league protocol.

Mar 26, 2015

ICYMI, former #FAU coach Carl Pelini filed a defamation lawsuit against ex-Owls assistant Matthew Edwards: bit.ly/1FHy4Yh

Mar 25, 2015

For the PM crowd. Former #FAU coach Carl Pelini files lawsuit alleging assistant lied about drug use: fw.to/iBI9sUM

Mar 25, 2015

Now on @SunSentinel. Former #FAU coach Carl Pelini files lawsuit against his former assistant: fw.to/iBI9sUM

Mar 25, 2015

RT @ThayerEvansSI: Youngstown State asst. Carl Pelini files defamation suit vs. ex-asst. si.com/college-footba…

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