Sports: Colleges

Aug. 05, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Duke RB Snead: 'This year we’re trying to be legendary'

Duke gathered as a team Sunday and hit the practice field Monday to start fall practice aiming to build on one of the greatest football seasons the school has ever seen.

Aug. 04, 2014 @ 11:15 PM

Duke football notes: Deaver out

Senior tight end Braxton Deaver is being held out for disciplinary reasons; injury updates; How does the offensive line stack up?Boone's motivation. And a Blakeney's new role.

Aug. 02, 2014 @ 07:20 PM

UNC's Switzer for Heisman? He thinks so

North Carolina sophomore Ryan Switzer told reporters that his goal is to win the Heisman Trophy.

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 11:19 PM

Eagles dodge rain to get to work for Mack

Everything’s fast with first-year N.C. Central coach Jerry  Mack.

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 09:48 PM

Tar Heels hit the field; Meet fans today

UNC holds first practice looking for answers along the offensive, defensive lines

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 12:21 AM


Former N.C. Central guard Jeremy Ingram goes pro

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

'Carolina Way' needs direction

How much should UNC coach Roy Williams have known about what his players were — or were not — doing in the classrooms?

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.