Sports: Colleges

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 09:10 PM

FANFARE: Three players leave UNC football

Status of four Tar Heels in limbo; Bulls prepare for possible Myers return


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

Hill donates $1.25 million to Duke

Former NBA All-Star gives second large donation to his alma mater


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

Grant Hill donates $1.25M to Duke

Basketball All-American gives funds for athletic facilities upgrades, Duke Annual Fund


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

Preventing concussions key, Duke neurosurgeon says

Duke University neurosurgeon Dr. Carlos Bagley said the next important step in dealing with concussions is for resources to be shifted from treatment to prevention.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 10:12 PM

Blue Devils land top 2016 football prospect Scott Bracey

Duke football has received a verbal commitment from perhaps the highest regarded college prospect in the program’s history, Scott Bracey, of Benedictine High School in Richmond, Va.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

Fanfare: Ex-Blue Devil Thornton named to Wojo's Marquette staff

Marquette has added yet another Duke connection to its men’s basketball staff. Tyler Thornton, who completed his Duke playing career last March, is joining Steve Wojciechowski’s Marquette staff as a graduate assistant. ... College and pro sports news in brief ...


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 11:27 PM

NCCU picked to finish 8th in MEAC preseason poll

There are 11 football teams in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, and N.C. Central is not one of the better ones, according to both head coaches and directors of sports information in the league who predicted the Eagles would fly in at eighth place when the season wraps up.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:59 PM

NCCU’s Mack debuts at annual Pigskin Preview

New kid on the block. Youngest dude on the dais. A relative boy among men. Those specs fit first-year N.C. Central coach Jerry Mack, on the roster for the first time at the Bill Dooley Chapter Pigskin Preview at Embassy Suites on Thursday.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Duke, N.C. State eye future non-ACC meetings

Blue Devils, Wolfpack say they're amenable to meeting for head-to-head games in years they don't meet in ACC action. But such scheduling will have to wait for at least six years because of prior commitments.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

UNC's Fedora plays it close to the vest at Pigskin Preview

Ever since North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said there would be an open quarterback competition entering the 2014 season, the battle between junior incumbent Marquise Williams and redshirt freshman Mitch Trubisky has dominated discussions about the Tar Heels.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Hud Mellencamp case continued

Duke football walk-on Hud Mellencamp had court appearance in Indiana on Thursday


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 PM

Ex-Tar Heel star Raymond Felton takes felony plea, avoids jail

Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

Wake's Clawson: 'We're a 4-8 football team with 10 starters back'

Asked to comment about where his first Wake Forest team is predicted to finish in the ACC’s tough Atlantic Division, rookie coach Dave Clawson replied, “Were we picked to win it? I didn’t see those. Were we unanimous first? The bull’s-eye is on us, right?”


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

Wolfpack's Doeren excited about potential of QB Brissett

The word in the pre-preseason is that Jacoby Brissett can make all the necessary throws, owns a firm understanding of the North Carolina State football team’s offense and has the ideal personality, mentality and competitive spirit for an alpha dog quarterback.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Wilbekin follows his heart (and Danny Manning) to Wake Forest

Wake Forest freshman guard Mitchell Wilbekin is looking to step out of the shadow of his big brother — Southeastern Conference player of the year Scottie Wilbekin —and make a name for himself in the Atlantic Coast Conference.