Sports: College

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 10:51 PM

Seminoles look to have best chance for ACC playoff berth

The Southeastern Conference has two schools in the state of Mississippi — and almost an entire division, in fact — stalking a berth in the new college football playoff. The Big Ten, often maligned, has Michigan State on a course for the national semifinals and a couple of other ranked, one-loss schools standing by if the Spartans falter. The Big 12 and Pac-12 each have a handful of teams in the polls, too.

Oct. 14, 2014 @ 11:19 PM

Duke prepares for conference test with Virginia

Even during Duke's worst years under David Cutcliffe, the Blue Devils could always count on beating Virginia.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 11:02 PM

NC State suspends 7 players for Louisville game

North Carolina State suspended seven players — including its leading tackler and a second defensive starter — for this week's game against Louisville for their involvement in a BB gun incident, coach Dave Doeren said Monday.

Oct. 13, 2014 @ 10:56 PM

Penalties plague Tar Heels in 2-4 start to year

The penalties are adding up for North Carolina again.

The Tar Heels are among the nation's most penalized teams for the third time in as many seasons under Larry Fedora. And those mistakes have played a significant role in UNC's four-game losing streak heading into Saturday's home game with Georgia Tech.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 11:24 PM

Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 11:19 PM

No. 19 East Carolina rallies to beat South Florida

Shane Carden led three long second-half touchdown drives and No. 19 East Carolina shrugged off a slow start to come back and beat South Florida 28-17 on Saturday night.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 11:13 PM

North Carolina falls 50-43 to No. 6 Notre Dame

Notre Dame made too many big plays, and North Carolina made too many mistakes.

The combination was too much for the Tar Heels in a 50-43 loss to the sixth-ranked Fighting Irish on Saturday night.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 11:07 PM

Without Gurley, No. 13 Georgia routs Missouri 34-0

No Todd Gurley? No problem for Georgia.

This time, anyway.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 10:59 PM

Boone, Snead lead Duke past No. 22 Ga Tech 31-25

Strike another long losing streak off Duke's record.

Anthony Boone threw for 123 yards and a touchdown, Josh Sneed rushed for 102 yards and a score, and the Blue Devils snapped a 10-year skid against Georgia Tech by knocking off the No. 22 Yellow Jackets 31-25 Saturday.

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

N.C. State's ACC skid climbs to 11 games with 30-14 loss

N.C. State’s ACC losing skid climbed to 11 games Saturday evening with a 30-14 loss to Boston College in Carter-Finley Stadium.