Sports: College

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.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 05:31 PM

Ex-Gators face off in BC's visit to NC State

Leaving Florida has worked out pretty well for both Jacoby Brissett and Tyler Murphy.

The ex-Gators quarterbacks have led their new schools to big things and now they’re preparing to face off for the first time Saturday when North Carolina State (4-2, 0-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) plays host to Boston College (3-2, 0-1).


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 05:26 PM

Florida State defends how it handled Winston case

Florida State University released a document Friday defending its handling of the sexual assault investigation of quarterback Jameis Winston and detailing its own timeline of events.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 05:22 PM

UNC, Williams looking for consistency

North Carolina is looking for a little stability.

After a year marked by extreme swings on the court — and by outside-the-lines issues involving past players — the Tar Heels want to get back to being their customarily consistent selves.