Sports: NC State

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 08:21 PM

No. 1 Seminoles escape tight duel with N.C. State

Jameis Winston threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns in his return from a suspension, helping No. 1 Florida State rally from 17 down to beat N.C.State 56-41 on Saturday night.

Sep. 26, 2014 @ 03:02 PM

Wolfpack's friendly confines have been unkind to FSU

Florida State has had plenty of trouble at N.C. State — especially when carrying a national ranking. The top-ranked Seminoles have lost their last two games in Raleigh heading into Saturday’s game, including one two years ago that was their last Atlantic Coast Conference loss.

Sep. 23, 2014 @ 06:41 PM

N.C. State readies for visit from No. 1 Florida State

Coach Dave Doeren and his players couldn’t have hoped for a much better start to the season. They’ve already surpassed last year’s win total and have averaged 248.8 yards rushing, with three straight 200-yard rushing performances for the first time since 1994.

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 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.