Sports: Colleges

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

Runnin' Tech still poses threat to young Duke corners

This weekend, Duke lines up against a Georgia Tech team that has attempted and completed fewer passes than any ACC team this season. That may sound like an easy day for the Blue Devils' starting cornerbacks, sophomores Breon Borders and Bryon Fields, but don't be fooled.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 02:43 PM

UNC football still trying to find consistency on offense

The Tar Heels entered Larry Fedora’s third season figuring that they would move the ball consistently and put up big scoring totals that could offset some of the defensive problems from last year. And yet, UNC has been up and down offensively heading into Saturday’s trip to No. 6 Notre Dame.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 01:50 PM

NCCU’s Mack: Low-scoring S.C. State capable of more

The S.C. State Bulldogs haven’t been scoring a lot of points. They’ve been winning. Just not scoring a lot. It’s not particularly heart healthy, S.C. State coach Buddy Pough said.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 06:46 PM

LB Jeremy Thompson is NCCU's new Tasmanian Devil

Former Southern High School star Jeremy Thompson is quickly filling big shoes left by departed NCCU star Taz Foster.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

Notre Dame committed to run as UNC visit nears

Notre Dame’s running game has come down to a balance of production vs. promise. Senior captain Cam McDaniel represents production, while sophomores Greg Bryant and Tarean Folston represent potential and promise. Coach Brian Kelly is hoping the sixth-ranked Irish can turn that promise more into production as the season wears on, starting against North Carolina (2-3) on Saturday.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 05:32 PM

Cutcliffe’s Devils 0-fer against Jackets and don't like it

For all his accomplishments in lifting Duke football to relevance in ACC circles, David Cutcliffe has one box he’s yet to check off. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, an annual opponent for the Blue Devils, have defeated Duke in their last 10 meetings.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 02:57 PM

Tuesday Duke football notes

Updates on the virus impacting the team, Issac Blakeney and a losing streak that bothers Cutcliffe

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 06:52 PM

Three Eagles best in MEAC on Saturday

NCCU's Malcolm Bell, Clevonne Davis and C.J. Moore played really good ball this past weekend.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 07:45 PM

Tar Heels hope to make history of their own at Notre Dame

North Carolina is staying an hour outside of Notre Dame and will head right to the locker room when it gets to campus Saturday. In his first visit to one of the most storied places in college football, Tar Heels coach Larry Fedora isn’t interested in soaking up the history.

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 06:26 PM

FANFARE: Caps top Canes in preseason finale

Duke volleyball stays red hot, UNC wins thriller at Clemson

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

NCCU has improved running game for S.C. State

Eagles feel good about the 147 yards they churned out in win over Howard on Saturday

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 07:13 PM

Clemson shuts down Wolfpack 41-0 in Death Valley

Clemson freshman Deshaun Watson threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more and Clemson posted its first shutout in six years, defeating North Carolina State 41-0 on Saturday.

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 06:38 PM

UNC defense: It's definitely a pride thing

Pride did come in marked improvement by the Tar Heel defense after embarrassing results the last two Saturdays in a 70-41 loss at East Carolina and a 50-35 loss at Clemson.

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 09:27 PM

NCCU takes ‘S’ off Superman Greg McGhee’s cape

Superman came to O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium Saturday. But the N.C. Central Eagles made Howard quarterback Greg McGhee look more mortal than normal in a 27-22 win over the Bison.

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 04:20 PM

No. 22 ECU Pirates take SMU for a plank walk

Shane Carden threw for 410 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 22 East Carolina beat SMU 45-24 in its American Athletic Conference debut Saturday.