Sports: Colleges

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 01:15 PM

Beating the big names is road to national attention for ECU

East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden knows the best way for the Pirates to earn national attention — beat the big names that annually appear on their nonconference schedule. The Pirates certainly are doing that against the Atlantic Coast Conference.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

Jonathan Jones, Kyler Brown get more looks as injuries hit

Now, with Duke unbeaten as it prepares to play Tulane on Saturday (12:30 p.m., Fox Sports Carolinas), Kyler Brown and Jonathan Jones are in line for extended playing time.

 

 


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 08:33 PM

NCCU QB situation has a familiar look

In 2012, Henry Frazier III was choosing between quarterbacks Jordan Reid and Matt Goggans. Now NCCU coach Jerry Mack is deciding among Malcolm Bell and Quinn Billerman.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

UNC to start true freshman guard Cohen at East Carolina

True freshman Jared Cohen will start at right guard in place of injured junior Landon Turner when UNC (2-0) visits East Carolina (2-1) on Saturday (3:32 p.m., ESPNU).


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 04:27 PM

Freshman linebackers step into Duke injury breach, excel

Freshman Zavier Carmichael is an important reserve behind redshirt freshman Chris Holmes at weak-side linebacker for the Duke, who will carry an unbeaten record into a game with Tulane on Saturday (12:30 p.m., Fox Sports Carolinas).


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

NCCU: QBs Bell, Billerman vie for starting nod

There is no quarterback controversy at N.C. Central, just a signal-caller selection to make, NCCU coach Jerry Mack said. Quinn Billerman started Saturday against Charlotte and was 5 of 11 for 17 yards before Malcolm Bell got under center with 11:36 left in the second quarter.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Duke notes: Robinson, Brown likely to start

Sporting a 3-0 record for the first time since 1994, Duke will welcome Tulane to Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday with the Blue Devils wearing throwback uniforms, including helmets, to honor the 1989 team that shared the ACC championship with Virginia.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

Tuesday Duke football notes

Injury updates on Patrick, Johnson; Where did Shaun Wilson's big day put him in the national scene? and Throwback uniforms


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

ECU can score, Tar Heels know it

UNC's players haven't forgotten how ECU came into Kenan Stadium last year and gained 603 yards in a 55-31 win.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Duke women add international recruit

Spain's Angela Savaldores commits to join Blue Devils in 2015


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:54 PM

Golden again

Team USA rolls to World Championship behind Kyrie Irving, Coach K


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Eagles strive to start better

Strong fourth quarters are fine, but NCCU wants to play well early as well


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:38 PM

Duke injuries not as severe as feared for Johnson, Patrick

Leg injuries not likely to keep them out for the season


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Duke football Morning After

Injury updates, the walk-ons have their moment and the turnovers finally come


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 12:39 PM

NCCU's furious finish foiled by frustrating start

The Eagles tied a school record by scoring 28 points in the fourth quarter on Saturday.