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FURFARI COLUMN- Was Geno Smith a victim of racial bias?
You may recall that recently a guy writing in Pro Football Weekly assaulted the talent, practice habits and character of WVU quarterback Geno Smith.
FURFARI COLUMN: Who knows how good WVU will be?
How strong will West Virginia University’s football team be in the 2013 season?
I don’t have any idea. I haven’t seen the Mountaineers in spring practice. With practice open to the media for just the first 30 minutes and only on some days, I think it would have been a waste of my time.
FURFARI COLUMN: About 200 gridders at WVU reunion
Slightly more than 200 former West Virginia University football players will be assembling in Morgantown this weekend.
Dale Wolfley, director of the WVU Varsity Club, said they will arrive in time to play golf at the Lakeview County Club course on Friday afternoon.
FURFARI COLUMN: Geno ranks No. 1 among all WVU passers
West Virginia University has had numerous outstanding quarterbacks in its football history.
But Geno Smith, the starting signal-caller in the last three years, clearly established himself — in my opinion — as No. 1 among the other Mountaineer greatests.
FURFARI COLUMN: Popovich had great big league career
Did you ever hear of a Major League player with a perfect batting average of 1,000 for a season?
Well, meet Paul Edward Popovich, a native of nearby Flemington in Harrison County. He made his debut in the big leagues with the Chicago Cubs by hitting the first pitch into centerfield for a clean single against Philadelphia.
FURFARI COLUMN- Smith scouting report absurd
I was shocked earlier in the week reading a so-called scouting report on Geno Smith, West Virginia University’s record-setting quarterback of the past four years.
FURFARI COLUMN: Hard work pays off for Gyorko
If you are a baseball fan, you have to be proud of Jedd Gyorko.
The Morgantown native actually realized a dream come true Monday afternoon when he started at second base for the San Diego Padres against the New York Mets in Flushing, N.Y. He doubled inside third base in the sixth inning.
FURFARI COLUMN- Are governor, Legislature aware of WVU mess?
Has Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin seen fit to look into what seems to be the worst turmoil athletically in many, many years at West Virginia University?
FURFARI COLUMN- Former WVU Council member responds
I want to share with readers of this column the contents of one of the numerous emails that were received in response to my opinion piece of last week.
FURFARI COLUMN: Carey builds strong legacy
Mike Carey, the most successful head coach in the history of West Virginia University women’s basketball program, has his team in the NCAA Tournament for the seventh time in his 12 years at the helm.
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