Sports: College

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:59 PM

No. 18 Pirates set for UConn

East Carolina hasn't been on a roll like this in quite a while. For these 18th-ranked Pirates, there's really no time to savor it — not with so much more left to pursue.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:54 PM

Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:22 PM

Manning aims to make Wake Forest a winner again

When his Wake Forest players couldn't get a defensive drill quite right, new coach Danny Manning made them do it again — and again.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:13 PM

No. 18 Pirates' receiver depth boosting offense

Isaiah Jones is fine with seeing opposing defenses focusing on fellow receiver Justin Hardy in No. 18 East Carolina's passing game.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 08:06 PM

No. 2 Florida State squeaks past No. 5 Notre Dame, 31-27

With Florida State's perfect record still intact and a second-half rally against Notre Dame complete, Jameis Winston and coach Jimbo Fisher shared a hug as the crowd exploded in celebration.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Tar Heels end skid, pick up first conference win of season

Marquise Williams connected on 38-of-47 passes for 390 yards, setting a new school record for completions in a game and North Carolina (3-4 overall, 1-2 ACC) earned a 48-43 victory over Georgia Tech (5-2 overall, 2-2 ACC) on Saturday night at Kenan Stadium.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 12:19 AM

Louisville escapes North Carolina State 30-18

Louisville waited nearly two years to get this kind of performance from running back Michael Dyer, whose breakout game stole some thunder from wide receiver DeVante Parker's thrilling return to action.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 08:38 PM

Wake Forest falls 30-7 to Syracuse

It's been a major struggle this season on offense for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:49 PM

Duke wins battle for Coastal Division lead

Just as it ended last year, Duke is in control of the ACC’s Coastal Division. The Blue Devils stifled upstart Virginia 20-13 Saturday afternoon, blending a powerful defense with a timely tie-breaking fourth quarter drive.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:28 AM

New postseason format alters impact of big regular-season games

Danny Kanell remembers the long, quiet plane ride home from South Bend, Indiana, after No. 1 Florida State was beaten 31-24 by Notre Dame back in 1993, a 1 vs. 2 matchup of unbeatens billed as the Game of the Century.