Marshall University today announced its non-conference football schedule for both 2008 and 2009.
The Thundering Herd will open the 2008 season at home against
Illinois State on August 30th, before traveling to Wisconsin on
September Sixth. The following weekend, the team travels to
Morgantown for the third annual Coal Bowl game against West
Virginia and then host Big East member Cincinnati on October
In 2009, the Herd will host Southern Illinois on September
Fifth, travel to Virginia Tech on September 12th and host Bowling
Green on September 26th, before facing West Virginia. The location
of that game is to be determined.
MST: The cars lining up to compete in this weekend’s Monaco GP and Indy 500 may appear the same. However, even the smallest Formula One teams run on budgets around five times those of their leading IndyCar counterparts.
Mario Isola, the Pirelli racing manager, breaks down the four factors used in deciding which tires will be used for each race: tarmac roughness, circuit layout, weather conditions and past experience. Based on those factors, soft and supersoft tires will be used in Monaco. (NBC Sports)