Sports: NC State

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 12:16 AM

Blue Hose needs darning after wearing out by N.C. State

Jacoby Brissett passed for 195 yards and three touchdowns to help N.C. State blank Presbyterian 42-0 on Saturday night.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

NCCU basketball success spurs changes to coaching staff

Sure signs that a coach’s team is on the rise are when he starts hanging championship banners and his coaches begin getting picked off. That's life today for NCCU's LeVelle Moton.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:05 PM

Duke’s Castor, UNC’s Ellis named to ACC Legends class

The ACC on Thursday announced the 2014 Class of Legends for its 10th Annual Dr Pepper Football Championship Game, which will be played in Charlotte Dec. 6.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:55 PM

N.C. State blasts South Florida 49-17

Both the NC State offense and defense came out and dominated first half action, as the Pack cruised past USF for a 49-17 road win at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Pack raced to a 35-7 halftime lead, and finished with 589 yards of total offense including 315 on the ground (most since 1994).


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

N.C. State readies for visit from pass-happy Old Dominion

North Carolina State’s defense is preparing for an entirely different challenge this week. The Wolfpack’s pass defense figures to get a test Saturday night from an Old Dominion team that is capable of throwing the ball all over the field.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 06:09 PM

Wolfpack roars back to edge Ga. Southern in 2014 opener

Jacoby Brissett threw for 291 yards and three second-half touchdowns to help N.C. State beat Georgia Southern 24-23 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

N.C. State looking to regroup

Inconsistency, injuries and inexperience made a mess of Dave Doeren’s first year at North Carolina State. He’ll soon find out how much the Wolfpack learned from the program’s worst season in a half-century.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 05:56 PM

Wolfpack DB Jarvis Byrd returns from 3rd major knee injury

Jarvis Byrd figured he was done with football after suffering the third serious knee injury of his college career last season. Yet here he is, back in preseason camp for N.C. State and aiming to bolster the Wolfpack’s secondary. How much he plays could depend largely on how well his body has recovered from its latest bad break.


Aug. 14, 2014 @ 08:12 PM

ACC Atlantic Division 2014 Football Preview

A look at N.C. State, Louisville, Syracuse, Notre Dame, Florida State, Wake Forest and Clemson. Also, a look at Notre Dame, which will play four ACC teams.


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 06:46 PM

Duke, UNC to play in ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Dec. 3

ESPN has finalized the time and network designations for the 16th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge early-season men’s basketball showdowns.


Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Fanfare: Hillside, Southern, Orange football ranked in state's top 15

CarolinaGridiron.com has ranked the top 15 high school football programs in North Carolina in each of four attendances classifications. Locally, Hillside is ranked No. 15 in 4-A, defending state 3-AA champion Southern is ranked fourth and Orange is ranked 10th in 3-A. ... Duke's Boutier falls in round of 32 at U.S. Women's Am ... Duke leads all ACC schools on academic honor roll ... Landon Donovan to retire ... Kevin Love to join Cavaliers, NBA sources say. ... Ex-UNC star Felton suspended by NBA.


Aug. 07, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a package of historic reforms Thursday that will give the nation’s five biggest conferences the ability to unilaterally change some of the basic rules governing college sports. If the 16-2 decision stands, there will be striking differences between the 65 largest schools and the more than 280 others in Division I beginning as early as Oct. 1.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Thursday vote would let power conferences set their own rules

The NCAA board of directors will vote Thursday, Aug. 7, on a proposal that would give the five wealthiest college football conferences the ability to make rules and pass legislation without the approval of the rest of Division I schools. The autonomy proposal is expected to pass. Here’s what you need to know about it:


Aug. 05, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

ACC 2014: Conference earns respect, now looks ahead

The Atlantic Coast Conference owns a few prized possessions that once were property of the Southeastern Conference. Among them: A national championship trophy, a Heisman Trophy, and a measure of respect.


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.