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Running off at the typewriter … Let's give it up for UCF football coach George O'Leary, who recorded his biggest victory four months after last football season ended. UCF won its NCAA appeal on Friday to have its postseason ban overturned and will...
They control some of the largest work forces in town. They can affect your health care, your daily commute, even your kids' education. Some of them have direct lines to the White House. They are Central Florida's power players. And you deserve to...
If UCF President John Hitt and USF President Judy Genshaft haven't already scheduled appointments with Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford and Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, then they are being seriously derelict in their duties....
This could still turn out to be a bad decision. A horrible one, in fact. But we will get into that a few paragraphs from now. Right now, though — in this frozen moment in time — it feels like UCF President John Hitt did the right thing...
A dark day for the Knights. One of the darkest days in UCF sports history. On Tuesday, the Knights were hit with the four damning words that every university athletic department dreads hearing from the NCAA Committee on Infractions: "Lack of...
Rob Rankin created a website to help fellow University of Miami students find spots in the classes they need. UM let its advisers link to the site and the IT department offered to hire Rankin for other projects. Young hacker Chris Putnam made profiles on...
UCF President John Hitt has always stood above the fray, untainted by the criticism and corruption that big-time college football and basketball coaches so often endure. Hitt's legacy is secure as one of the country's premier college presidents, a man...
Finally, the day we’ve all been waiting for has come. At long last, there is good news and wide smiles at UCF instead of bad vibes and grim faces. At a time when UCF fans have had to endure a miserable football season, an embarrassing NCAA...
There's a new No. 1 this year. But before we get to him, let's first reveal the others who topped this year's list of "The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida." The top 10 includes three business executives, two mayors, two members of Congress, one...
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There aren't too many genuine leaders in these parts. John Hitt is one of them. In 1992, when Hitt took over the University of Central Florida, the school had 21,000 students. Now it's one of the largest in America, with more than 58,000. But it...
They control some of the largest workforces, biggest budgets and loudest bully pulpits in town. And they can impact everything from your morning commute to your family's health care and entertainment options. They are Central Florida's power players....
The situation is a little bit sad and a whole lot ironic. Big East officials snubbed UCF forever and ever because they felt the Knights weren't worthy of their high-and-mighty conference. Now the Big East is scrambling to add schools like UCF in order to...
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