Sports: Colleges

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

GameDay | NCCU


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

New coach, new-look Eagles travel to tough ECU

The Eagles get their first test today. It’s not a little quiz, either. No, they’re taking a serious exam at East Carolina’s Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville (8 p.m., ESPNews). It will be Jerry Mack’s debut as a head coach.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

No. 23 Tar Heels hope to torch Flames in 2014 opener

After an eventful week, the 23rd-ranked Tar Heels hope to continue that trend in their season opener against Liberty today at Kenan Stadium (6 p.m.,

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 02:04 AM

PROVING TIME: Coastal champ Duke out to prove '13 no fluke

Coming off a school-record 10-win season, the Blue Devils take their first step toward showing they are a program with staying power when they open the season against Elon tonight (6 p.m., at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Veteran center Skura anchors powerful Duke O-line

Last August, Matt Skura was a new starter and a question mark for Duke’s offensive line. A year and 10 wins later, the redshirt junior center represents a strength in what figures to be a solid part of Duke’s team this season.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

ECU high-octane offense to challenge NCCU defenders

East Carolina could challenge standout NCCU cornerback Mike Jones in the season opener for both the Pirates and the Eagles in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville on Saturday (8 p.m., ESPNews).

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Duke's Schneider prepped for increased role

Former wide receiver thrust into No. 2 tight end job this season

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

Consistency key for NCCU, ECU

N.C. Central and East Carolina will meet on the football field for the first time on Saturday.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Duke, UNC save their games for season's end

Rivals don't play until Feb. 18 this season

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 10:54 PM

UNC addresses alleged hazing incident

A spokesman for the football team said that the school is investigating what Yahoo Sports called a “training camp hazing incident” that escalated into a “group assault” on walk-on wide receiver Jackson Boyer, a redshirt freshman from Chapel Hill.

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 07:09 PM

Season of change at NCCU

New coach, new season for Eagles looking to bury both the past and their opponents 

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 05:35 PM

Duke’s young defensive backs hungry for more

Blue Devils have two sophomore starters at cornerbacks, two freshmen backing them up; More young players at safety slots

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Former ECH kicker Moore wins camp battle at UNC

While starting QB not yet announced, other position battles have been decided

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 02:42 PM

Tuesday Duke football notes

The Blue Devils like their young and talented defensive backs; Sirk in line to replace Connette, Revamped offensive line ready, Reeves, Schneider set to replace Deaver

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 11:17 PM