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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region/National

American Athletic Conference

February 12 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Howe a prize catch for Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Pirate Club Achieves Record in Scholarship Support
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Pirate Women's Tennis Stumbles at UNCG, 4-2

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU doesn't close out again (sub req'd)
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Triple the letdown

Cincinnati Hosts East Carolina On Saturday
700 WLW

February 11 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Green Wave sinks Pirates in triple OT
Audio- Coaches & players postgame
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Tulane beats East Carolina 100-92 in 3OT
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East Carolina Opens 2016 Softball Campaign In Arizona
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Spang Earns American Women's Golfer-Of-The-Week Honors

ECU adds kicker to football recruiting class
Wilmington Star-News

Pirates fall to Tulane in 3 OT’s, 100-92
WNCT 9

Tulane Beats East Carolina 100-92 in 3OT
WITN 7

ECU men's basketball collapses on way to triple OT loss
The East Carolinian

Wave Rolls Past ECU in Triple OT
Rivals.com

Pirates suffer triple overtime loss
247 Sports

Tulane beats East Carolina 100-92 in 3OT to snap 6-game skid
ESPN

Tulane beats East Carolina 100-92 in 3OT to snap 6-game skid
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

Behind Louis Dabney’s career night, Tulane tops East Carolina in triple overtime
New Orleans Advocate

Ole Miss commit Markel Winters glad to be a Rebel
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

February 10 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates load up in secondary
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Pirates issue full ride to kicker
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Women Suffer 74-67 Overtime Heartbreak at SMU
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Pirates Set To Entertain Tulane
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Frida Spang Notches Fourth Career Individual Win At UCF Challenge
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ECU Announces Complete 2016 Football Schedule

ECU will have to be road warriors in Montgomery’s first season as coach
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina announces its 2016 football schedule
Raleigh News & Observer

Thursday night tilt with Navy highlights 2016 ECU football schedule
WNCT 9

Home games with N.C. State, Navy highlight 2016 ECU football schedule
WCTI 12

Football- ECU announces 2016 football schedule
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Washington Daily News
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OPPOSITES ATTRACT- Pirates take on Tulane, Cincinnati
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ECU announces 2016 football schedule

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU falls in OT
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Pirates on skid vs. Wave (Sub req'd)

Pirate Football Schedule Released
Rivals.com

From 247 Sports
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ECU releases 2016 football schedule
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ECU 2016 Football Schedule- An in-depth look (Sub req'd)
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2016 ECU Baseball Preview- Infield

Vaughan's Megan Conte awarded full Division One scholarship
York Region

Houston grinds out final day to capture UCF Challenge title
Golfweek

February 9 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirate baseball opens with banquet
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Frida Spang Tied For First At UCF Challenge
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East Carolina Preps For Road Tilt at SMU Tuesday Night

SMU women face East Carolina on Tuesday in first of three remaining home games
Dallas News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU coaches deliver on tight deadline
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Downward shift dooms optimistic Pirates

ADDRESSING NEEDS- ECU signees fill offensive line, defensive backs voids
Washington Daily News

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was ECU offensive coordinator Tony Petersen
Pirate Radio 1250

Catching up with former Ravens fullback Vonta Leach
Baltimore Sun

From 247 Sports
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ECU gets kicker commitment
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2017 RB lines up ECU visit

Campus: ECU feels impact of declining teacher preparation programs
WNCT 9

February 8 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Hot-shooting Huskies sink
Pirates

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Drops Road Contest at UConn, 85-67
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East Carolina Turns Away Presbyterian, 4-3

Miller, Purvis lead UConn to 85-67 win over East Carolina
ESPN

Pirates fall at UConn, 85-67
WNCT

Huskies overwhelm ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

Getting Into The Flow, UConn Men Rout ECU
Hartford Courant

Jalen Adams pushes UConn to win over East Carolina
New Haven Register

Huskies clicking in AAC
American-Republican

Independence High 6-foot-10 center Justyn Hamilton flashes promising basketball future
Charlotte Observer

Grading the Midlands’ signing day class
C
olumbia (SC) The State

February 7 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Visit UConn On Super Bowl Sunday
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East Carolina Drops Conference Bout at No. 1 UConn
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Track And Field School Records Fall In Blacksburg

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)
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What can Brown do for ECU?
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Pirates look to continue surge

From the American-Republican
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East Carolina at UConn men
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UConn men may have passed a turning point
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Nurse's prognosis improves in UConn's romp over Pirates
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No problem at all

From the Hartford Courant
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Things Are Looking Brighter For UConn Men
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No. 1 UConn Women Breeze In Tuneup For No. 2 South Carolina

February 6 2016

From Bonesville.net
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January push pays talent
dividends

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ECU recruiting class of 2016 thumbnails
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Women's Soccer Unveils 2016 Signing Class
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Pirates Suffer First Loss to Xavier, 4-3
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Williams, Gray Named January Student-Athletes Of The Month
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Pirates Travel to Top-Ranked UConn Saturday Afternoon
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Pirates Top Campbell, 5-2, For First Win of 2016

Pirates ease dental fears
Greenville Daily Reflector

BACK AT IT- Pirates travel to UConn after weeklong break
Washington Daily News

Women’s basketball gameday capsule- East Carolina at No. 1 UConn
New Haven Register

From the American-Republican
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UConn hosts East Carolina in final tuneup for showdown
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East Carolina at UConn

Golfer puts on Cam Newton jersey at WM Phoenix Open
azcentral.com

Harold Varner III trolled the Phoenix Open fans with Cam Newton jersey, the Dab
The Golf News Net

February 5 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Track And Field To Compete Among Elite This Weekend
ecupirates.com

Castleberry- Finish line is near
Greenville Daily Reflector

Signing day success a positive first step for Montgomery, ECU
Wilmington Star-News

Football- East Carolina announces 2016 football signees
New Bern Sun Journal

Montgomery inks 1st recruiting class as Pirates' new coach
Sanford Herald

New ECU coach looks for size in 2016 recruiting class
WRAL Sportsfan

Harold Varner does Cam Newton "dab" after making long birdie putt at Phoenix Open
PGA

Panthers tweet terrific response to golfer Harold Varner III's triumphant dab
Fox Sports

February 4 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates worked fast on
recruiting class

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ECU recruiting class of 2016 thumbnails
Audio: Signing Day Presser

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Football Announces 2016 Signees
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Pirates Fall Short Against Tulsa, 55-54

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Signing day success a positive first step for Montgomery, ECU
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ECU Signing Day thread 2016

ECU football announces 2016 signees
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates complete class
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Hurricane edges Pirates

East Carolina football’s 2016 signing class includes 11 from North Carolina
Raleigh News & Observer

National Signing Day- Local athletes sign to play college football
WNCT 9

WATCH- Scottie Montgomery's 2016 signing day press conference
247 Sports

Late Push Builds Strong Recruiting Class
Scout.com

Pirates Haul in Hidden Treasure
Rivals.com

New ECU coach looks for size in 2016 recruiting class
WRAL Sports

New East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery spent the past few weeks rushing to build a coaching staff and then sign his first recruiting class
The Columbus (IN) Republic (AP)

Grovetown lineman D'Ante Smith to play for Pirates
Augusta Chronicle

Life-changing day for student-athletes on national signing day
WALB 10

Southern Nash's Deans signs with East Carolina
Rocky Mount Telegram

Herring ends Millbrook football career, inks with ECU
High School OT

National Signing Day- Forsyth football players have no regrets about late commitment changes
Forsyth News

From the Florida Times-Union
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NSD rolling updates- Hussein Howe signs with ECU; Latrell Williams to Vols
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Area Signing Day Notebook- UCF lands Jordan Johnson, offensive lineman from White

Lamar's Purvis signs in football, Martin inks in soccer
Meridian Star

3 Renegades sign football letters of intent
Bakersfield

Signing ensures St. James duo will remain teammates
Daily Comet

Women's basketball- Tulsa rallies for 55-54 victory at East Carolina
Tulsa World

From The East Carolinian
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ECU women's hoops loses a heartbreaker
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ECU women's basketball set to face undefeated UConn
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ECU baseball looks to continue its success

February 3 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Purvis finally got the offer he wanted
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Weber shores up thin tight end ranks
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ECU class of 2016 recruiting thumbnails
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Seeks Season Split With Tulsa
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Avion Jones Named AAC Field Athlete Of The Week
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2016 Football Season Tickets Now On Sale

RELOADING- Pirates boast strong contingent at the plate
Washington Daily News

ECU football signee Johnnie Glaspie rises above
Wilmington Star-News

From 247 Sports
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2016 National Signing Day Central
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Pirates enjoying much-needed mental break

TU women at ECU basketball preview
Tulsa World

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)
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Pirates expect to sign 19
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Macy seeks ‘sustained effort’

February 2 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates' confidence intact after loss
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Prince Williams Named To The American Weekly Honor Roll
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Baseball Single-Game Tickets On Sale

From the East Carolinian
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ECU softball set to open new season
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ECU men's basketball loses two overtime thriller
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ECU women's basketball drops second straight

AAC Insider- East Carolina on the rise, UCF falling
Tulsa World

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was football recruiting analyst Sammy Batten
Pirate Radio 1250

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)
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Brooks at his best?
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QB Herring sticks with ECU

Carver DB Javontay Smith commits to East Carolina
Ledger-Enquirer

From 247 Sports
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ECU lands Watley
WATCH- ECU opens winter workouts

Watley Flips from Marshall to ECU
Rivals.com

From Scout.com
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ECU has momentum heading into Signing Day
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DE Purvis excited ECU Future
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National Signing Day 2016- 8 Under-the-Radar Recruits with Big Potential

OL Johnson Commits To Miami over ECU
Inside The U

2016 Senior Bowl- Final Winners And Losers
Steelers Depot

The Job Each State Googles More Than Anyone Else
cbslocal.com

February 1 2016

Pirates Sweep Doubleheader Over Winthrop, Chowan
ecupirates.com

DOUBLE-OVERTIME THRILLER- Houston denies Pirates of third straight win
Washington Daily News

From 247 Sports
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Weber joins the Pirate ship
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Breaking- ECU lands Smith
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Dorton makes it official

From Rivals.com
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Plymouth LB Raequan Purvis Headed to ECU
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Dorton Pledges to East Carolina

From Scout.com
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Raequan Purvis ready to make most of opportunity at East Carolina
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Big junior campaign leads to ACC, AAC interest for 2017 QB

Midlands football players make college choices
Columbia (SC) the State

January 31 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Houston finds help in
double-overtime

Post-game audio- Lebo,
Sampson, players

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Houston Outlasts East Carolina in Double Overtime
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East Carolina Suffers 83-63 Defeat Against Temple
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ECU Nets Five Top Three Finishes At Camel City Invite
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ECU Baseball Conducts First Spring Practice
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ECU Takes Down Georgia Southern, 5-2
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ECU Drops Dual Match at Temple, 4-3

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Cougars prevail in double OT
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Owls overwhelm Pirates

VanBeck takes over in 2nd OT, Houston beats ECU 97-93
ESPN

M. Basketball. Men's Hoops Outlasts ECU in Double OT Thriller
UHCougars.com

East Carolina's struggles continue against Temple
the East Carolinian

ACC players make ‘special’ contributions at Senior Bowl
 
ECU tight end Bryce Williams caught two passes for 26 yards on the North team’s final drive
Wilmington Star-News

January 30 2016

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Go For Third Straight Win Against Houston
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East Carolina Women Host Temple Saturday on ESPN3
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ECU Baseball Conducts First Spring Practice
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ECU Takes Down Georgia Southern, 5-2
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ECU Drops Dual Match at Temple, 4-3
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Pirate Club Launches New Digital Magazine

Morris- Jeff Lebo working to build a winning basketball program at ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Vance QB lands 'dream offer'
247 Sports

Mike Wright on Hyun Soo Kim and competing for a rotation spot
MASN

After botching the punt, ex-Giant Matt Dodge getting a kick out of life
Fox Sports

2016 Senior Bowl- A Full Scouting Guide for This Year's Game
Bleacher Report

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)
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Pirates begin preseason practice
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Pirates eyeing another Owl upset
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Keeping his head in the game

ECU students doing all they can to make 10th street pedestrian friendly
WNCT 9

January 29 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates making progress
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Payne Named to Dawn Staley Award Watch List
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Williams Ready For 2016 Reese's Senior Bowl
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ECU Football Signing Day Celebration Event Set For Feb. 3
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Track and Field Heads To Winston-Salem For Camel City Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Recruiting heating up for Pirates
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Palumbo eyes player development

From the Washington Daily News
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Stepping up- My take- Just like that
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DEPTH ON THE MOUND- ECU pitching deep despite losing Love, Lucroy

ECU's Varner With Leaders At Torrey Pines
WITN 7

Williams taking over for ECU in crunch time
247 Sports

JMU Football Hires Four Assistant Coaches
NBC 29 News

ECU student will head to Santa Clara for Super Bowl and first NFL game
WNCT 9

January 28 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Freshman Barkley lifts Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Barkley Propels East Carolina Past Temple 64-61
ecupirates.com

Barkley Propels East Carolina Past Temple 64-61
WNCT 9

Another upset by Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Wins Tough Battle over Temple
The East Carolinian

ECU wins Second Straight Conference Game
scout.com

Pirates win thriller
247 Sports

ECU Rolls Past Temple 64-61
rivals.com

Temple edged at finish by East Carolina
philly.com

Men's Basketball Falls in Final Seconds at ECU, 64-61
owlsports.com

Temple can't carry momentum from upset, falls to ECU
Comcast SportsNet

East Carolina Edges Temple, 64-61, To Snap Win Streak
CBS Philly

Quick Report- East Carolina 64, Temple 61
City Of Basketball Love

2016 Senior Bowl- Five Fantasy Prospects to Watch
YAHOO! Sports

Search for new ECU chancellor continues Thursday
WITN 7

Houston's staff taking shape
breezejmu.org

January 27 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Late push sways Georgia
lineman

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Return Home For Rematch With Temple
Cliff's Cab (Episode 1 - Jan. 25, 2016)

Temple-East Carolina preview
philly.com

The Temple Owls Look To Keep Rolling On The Road
CBS Philly

Tonight in the City 6- Temple hits the road after big upset
Comcast SportsNet

DEPTH ON THE MOUND- ECU pitching deep despite losing Love, Lucroy
Washington Daily News

From 247 Sports
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Kirkpatrick working his way back for ECU
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OLB holding out for ECU offer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU hopes to maintain momentum (Sub req'd)
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Tracy a Hot Stove hit

ECU steps up safety measures on and off campus
WNCT 9

January 26 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates set to wind up for first pitch
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Tyson Named To The American Weekly Honor Roll
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Pirate Women's Tennis Drops Season-Opener at NC State, 5-2

Pirates a confident crew
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

ECU picks up Mississippi commitment
247 Sports

Ten NFL draft prospects with most to prove at Senior Bowl
NFL

Plenty of Eagles options at Senior Bowl
philly.com

January 25 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates shock Memphis, 84-83
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Take Down Memphis 84-83
ecupirates.com

Pirates pull upset
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina knocks off Tigers, 84-83
Memphis Commercial Appeal

East Carolina holds on and upsets Memphis 84-83
USA Today

ECU shocks Memphis
247 Sports

January 24 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Pirates Suffer 78-73 Conference Setback at Tulane
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates head to Memphis (Sub req'd)
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Tulane holds off Pirates

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers look to rebound against short-handed ECU
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At a glance- University of Memphis vs. East Carolina

Tigers Host East Carolina on Sunday
Go Tigers Go

Preview- East Carolina at Memphis
WDSU NewsChannel 6

Match Up- East Carolina Pirates VS Memphis Tigers
SportsBook Review

Tulane Women’s Hoops earns thrilling 78-73 win over East Carolina
SportsNOLA

Pirates Suffer 78-73 Conference Setback at Tulane
WNCT 9

WBB- Pirates fall 78-73 at Tulsa
WRAL Sports

From 247 Sports
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ECU lands Smith
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Bailey emerging as top target for ECU

From scout.com
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Alex Turner Verbally Commits to ECU
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VIDEO: Lebo talks injuries and more
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Pirates Land Sleepr LB Ramseur

January 23 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Vandy connection pays dividend
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Meets Tulane in American Conference Clash
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Injury Riddled Pirates Head To Memphis
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Pirate Women's Tennis Announces Schedule Changes

From the Washington Daily News
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STORY OF THE SEASON- Beaten, bruised Pirates travel to Memphis
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Stepping up — My take- ECU missing depth all over, Handful of league wins still within reach

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU entrenched in recruiting
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Pirates seek another win

At home with Harold Varner III
PGA Tour

From CBS Sports
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Harold Varner III hits the dab, brings some life to the PGA Tour
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A Cardinals player ordered Rosetta Stone after Seung-Hwan Oh signing

Cardinals To Re-Sign Maness, Moss, Rosenthal
Real GM

Tulane women open pivotal homestand Saturday against East Carolina
Baton Rouge Advocate

Hightower, Ridge Point could lead signing day classes
Your Houston News

Wiley Joins Texas State Coaching Staff
Go Blue Ridge

January 22 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates' Jones raises the bar
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Football- Montgomery is all business
New Bern Sun Journal

New ECU Coach Scottie Montgomery speaks to New Bern Chamber
WNCT 9

Coach hitting his stride
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

ECU may be without top two scorers for Sunday’s game
Wilmington Star-News

Alex Turner Verbally Commits to ECU
Scout.com

ECU offers class of 2017 Buford twins
247 Sports

Falcons roster review- Rookie WR Justin Hardy
The Falcoholic

January 21 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Texas tackle Alex Turner headed to ECU
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Holds Off Cincinnati, 63-60
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Softball Selected Fifth In AAC Preseason Coaches Poll

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates find a way
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Injuries pile up for Pirates (Sub req'd)

ECU leading scorer Tyson suffers injured shoulder
Wilmington Star-News

UPDATE- Tyson tweets out his shoulder injury is just a sprain
247 Sports

Pirate women slip past Cincinnati, 63-60
WNCT 9

Bearcats Fall Short at East Carolina
Cincinnati Bearcats

ECU men's basketball stays cold, loses to Tulsa
The East Carolinian

SEC leads the way as Reese's Senior Bowl sets North, South rosters
AL.com

Women's Tennis Match Against ECU Postponed
Appalachian State Mountaineers

January 20 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Tulsa shoots past Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Sammy Batten- Tar Heels' loss could mean big gain for Pirates
Fayetteville Observer

From ecupirates.com
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Hot Shooting Tulsa Takes Down East Carolina
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Three Pirates Receive Weekly American Swimming And Diving Accolades
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Avion Jones Tabbed AAC Male Field Athlete of the Week
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ECU Women's Basketball Hosts Cincinnati Wednesday Night

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Double trouble for ECU?
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Veterans steady for Pirates (Sub req'd)

From 247 Sports
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ECU awaits word on Tyson
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ECU drops sixth straight to begin league play
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ECU offers 2017 in-state WR

Tulsa Beats East Carolina 84-69 Behind Woodard's 22 Points
WITN 7

ECU loses 84-69, Tyson leaves game with injury
WNCT 9

ECU men's basketball stays cold, loses to Tulsa
The East Carolinian

TU takes down East Carolina for fourth straight win
Tulsa World

TU gets road win over East Carolina, 84-69
KTUL

Tulsa beats East Carolina 84-69 behind Woodard's 22 points
ESPN

Tulsa 84, East Carolina 69
Reuters

Former ACC players  (and one from East Carolina) on current NBA D-League rosters
Wilmington Star-News

Women’s Basketball Visits East Carolina Wednesday
Cincinnati Bearcats

January 19 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Road not getting any easier
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Look To End Five-Game Slide Against Surging Tulsa
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ECU Tennis Cruises Past Longwood in Season Opener, 6-1

From the Tulsa World
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AAC Insider- Tulsa rising amid three-game win streak
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Role players coming up big for TU during three-game win streak
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ECU looks to end five-game slide against Tulsa

GAME DAY- Tulsa On The Road To Face AAC Foe East Carolina
BCNN

AAC Preview- ECU Pirates Take On Tulsa Hurricane

Preview- Tulsa at East Carolina
WDSU 6

Grading 2016's biggest college football coaching hires
SBN

January 18 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Pirates Fall at No. 19/16 South Florida, 75-54
ecupirates.com

Bulls pull away from Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

USF women beat East Carolina 75-54
Tampa Tribune

Turner commits to ECU
247 Sports

Recruiting updates from first big visitation weekend
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

January 17 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Knights take sizeable win
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Challenges No. 19/16 USF on ESPNU Sunday Afternoon
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UCF's Fast Start Dooms East Carolina
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Pirates Sweep Dual Meet From Old Dominion
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Avion Jones Sets Program High Jump Record In Chapel Hill

Pirates lose fifth straight
Greenville Daily Reflector

Big 1st half allows UCF to sweep East Carolina, 89-69
ESPN

Big 1st half allows UCF to sweep East Carolina, 89-69
WNCT

Pirates Walk the Plank
UCF

UCF basketball shows its strength during thrashing of East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

January 16 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Goes For Season Series Split At UCF
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Baseball Turns In Program-Best 3.42 GPA
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ECU Opens Dual Match Season Against Longwood on Monday

Pirates hit road looking for first AAC win
Washington Daily News

Pirates try to snap skid
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

Preview- East Carolina at UCF
KSPR abc33

UCF center Justin McBride ready for tough AAC play
Orlando Sentinel

Pirates- Part II
UCF

January 15 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Lebo nudging handicapped Pirates
along

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Seniors Lead East Carolina Past Houston, 76-70
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ECU Opens Indoor Season With Pair Of Meets At North Carolina
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ECU-NC State Baseball Game To Be Televised On CBS Sports Network

East Carolina's Jada Payne
theAmerican.org

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU women wins 2nd straight
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Senior accepts challenge (Sub req'd)

From WNCT 9
Pirate Seniors lead ECU to win over Houston, 76-70
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Pirate quarterback Blake Kemp leaving program

Blake Kemp to leave ECU program
247 Sports

N.C. State hires ex-Pirate to coach offensive line
Fayetteville Observer

State hires Ledford as new offensive line coach
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina alum joins Wolfpack staff
Times-News

App State assistant coach Dwayne Ledford takes job at N.C. State
Watauga Democrat

From WITN 7
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East Carolina Races Past Houston, 76-70
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Former ECU Player Joins NC State Football Coaching Staff
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ECU - NC State Baseball Game To Be Nationally Televised

UTEP football announces staffing changes
 
Yanowsky spent the 2006 season coaching tight ends and special teams under Skip Holtz at East Carolina.
El Paso Times

Caleb White and BJ Tyson React to SMU Loss
scout.com

Knights look to slash Pirates again
wpmobserver

January 14 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Southern Methodist remains unbeaten
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls to No. 10 SMU, 79-55
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East Carolina Hosts Houston on American Digital Network
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Tyler Zupcic Named Director Of Baseball Operations
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Softball Begins Prep Work For 2016 Campaign

MORE OF THE SAME- SMU remains undefeated, ECU struggles inside
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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No upset in Minges
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Senior accepts challenge (Sub req'd)

Basketball- Mustangs maul Pirates
New Bern Sun Journal

(10) SMU pulls away from ECU, 79-55
WNCT 9

No. 10 SMU Stays Unbeaten By Routing East Carolina 79-55
WITN 7

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU more than halfway to undeafted season after routing ECU
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Three takeaways- Big men dominate as SMU surges past East Carolina to remain perfect
-
Photos- SMU throws down, strategizes, dominates ECU

From the East Carolinian
-
ECU men's basketball not helped by its poor schedule
-
ECU Women's Basketball hopes to build off first conference win
-
ECU women's basketball looking to improve on its conference play
-
ECU swim and dive shifts focus to Old Dominion

From 247 Sports
-
Undefeated SMU hands East Carolina fourth consecutive loss
-
Pirate offense left searching for answers
-
ECU offers NC State commit

January 13 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Aaron Ramseur carries on
tradition

-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Welcome No. 10 SMU For Wednesday Night Hoops
-
Softball Begins Prep Work For 2016 Campaign

Pirates pumped for SMU
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

SMU-East Carolina Preview
Fox Sports

No. 10 SMU seeks 'crazy special' year without NCAA return
USA Today

Nichols- With no postseason hopes and just seven scholarship players, SMU somehow still closing in on school history
Dallas Morning News

Sammy Batten- New East Carolina coach visits familiar territory for first recruit
Fayetteville Observer

Zupcic named Director of Baseball Ops; Buscaino promoted for ECU Baseball
WNCT 9

Cougars head east to face East Carolina
Your Houston News

49ers add ECU QB transfer, Charlotte native, Cody Keith
WCCB Charlotte

U.S. News & World Report recognizes online programs at ECU
WITN 7

Black head coaches — College football’s last frontier
New Pittsburgh Courier

January 12 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Glimpses give hope
-
Montgomery caps off staff with
ILB hire

-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Hire Anderson As Inside Linebackers Coach
-
Two Future Pirates Named All-State
-
Heather Macy All-Access Premieres January 11

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was ECU AD Jeff Compher
Pirate Radio 1250

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Godwin, Pirates back to work (Sub req'd)
-
Montgomery completes 1st staff

Montgomery completes ECU staff with hiring of LBs coach
Wilmington Star-News

A second Vanderbilt football assistant to join East Carolina staff
Nashville Post

ECU hires Anderson to coach inside LBs
USA Today

Jones Has Shoulder Surgery
Rivals.com

Two join ECU at mid-year
247 Sports

No. 11 N.C. RB Johnnie Glaspie is all East Carolina
Scout.com

Owens will swim at East Carolina
Reading Eagle

Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown back for No. 10 SMU
Raleigh News & Observer

No. 10 SMU At East Carolina Wednesday At 5-15 PM CT
SMU

Study links college football game days and rape
WNCT 9

From The East Carolinian
-
ECU women's basketball looks to overcome poor first half of season
-
ECU football coach Montgomery rounds out staff with Anderson's hire

January 11 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Coach Mo talks Clemson-Alabama
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Fall to Temple, 78-60
ecupirates.com

New WSU assistant has experience in Air Raid offense
Seattle Times

January 10 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Owls overtake ECU
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

Pirates Fall to Temple, 78-60
ecupirates.com

DeCosey leads Temple to 78-60 win over East Carolina
ESPN.com

ECU lead dissolves in second
Greenville Daily Reflector

Temple surges past East Carolina
Philly.com

College Hoops- DeCosey leads Temple to win over East Carolina
Delaware County Daily Times

Huge Second-Half Run Lifts Men's Basketball to 78-60 Win Over East Carolina
owlsports.com

Pirates fall to Temple, 78-60
WNCT 9

With Linval Joseph back, Vikings at full strength Sunday
Twin Cities Pioneer Press

January 9 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Prolific prep coach joins Pirates
-
Shelby Shrine Bowler picks ECU
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Face Temple In A Saturday Night Special
-
King Named Running Backs Coach At East Carolina

GETTING BACK ON TRACK- Pirates seeking first league win at Temple
Washington Daily News

Temple vs. East Carolina preview
Philly.com

Preview- East Carolina at Temple
WSBT 22

ECU turns to prep ranks for running backs coach
Wilmington Star-News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Running backs coach hired
-
Pirates head to Philly (Sub req'd)
-
Ingle to begin as ECU closer (Sub req'd)

Antonio King Named Running Backs Coach at East Carolina
WNCT

ECU hires RBs coach from Durham high school
USA Today (AP)

Buffalo Bills coach wears ECU shirt after jab at Pirates
WNCN

Grading Every New College Football Head Coaching Hire
Bleacher Report

January 8 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Part Two- Measured change is in the air
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

East Carolina Tops UCF, 71-56
ecupirates.com

ECU Edges UCF
UCF

Pirates stop losing skid
Greenville Daily Reflector

From WITN 7
-
ECU Women Snap 8 Game Losing Streak With Win Over UCF
-
ECU Hires Hillside HS Coach Antonio King As RB Coach

Antonio King steps down as Hillside’s football coach
The Raleigh News & Observer

Hillside High School football coach Antonio King steps down
Durham Herald-Sun (Sub req'd)

Men's Basketball Hosts East Carolina Saturday Night at 9:00
owlsports.com

Temple-East Carolina basketball preview box
Philly.com

Will Kyle Roller See Big League Action in 2016?
SB Nation D Rays Bay

January 7 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Part One- Getting to know Coach
Mo

-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Krznaric, Laramie Named December Student-Athletes Of The Month
-
East Carolina Travels to UCF for Women's American Conference Tilt

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Castleberry- What’s that sound?
-
Pirates, Knights seek AAC win

Aaron Ramseur commits to ECU
247 Sports

2 NC universities ban so-called hoverboards from campus
WNCN

January 6 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Coach Mo's staff expands by two
-
Fast start lifts Tulsa
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Fall to Tulsa 55-43
-
Lady Pirates Suffer 66-51 Conference Setback Against Tulane
-
Geep Wade Joins ECU Staff As Offensive Line Coach
-
ECU Hires Whitley as Assistant Director of Marketing

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Not so great eight
-
Tulsa topples Pirates
-
ECU hires O-line coach

ECU hires MTSU assistant Geep Wade as offensive line coach
The Tennessean

Tulsa shuts down East Carolina 55-43
ESPN

From Rivals.com
-
Hurricane Blows Past ECU 55-43
-
Wade & Johnson Join ECU Staff

From 247 Sports
-
ECU falls to Tulsa, 55-43
-
ECU hires offensive line coach

Montgomery adds two more to staff at ECU
Wilmington Star-News

From WNCT 9
-
ECU’s Montgomery adds Wade, Johnson to coaching staff
-
Pirates fall at Tulsa, 55-43

ECU falls to Tulsa on the road
The East Carolinian

ECU hires Geep Wade as offensive line coach
USA Today (AP)

Wade joins ECU staff as offensive line coach, Montgomery also adds Johnson to administrative team
Washington Daily News

Tulsa picks up first conference win -- 55-43 over East Carolina -- thanks to Rashad Smith's playmaking
Tulsa World

Tulsa 55, East Carolina 43
WSBT 22

Tulane Women’s Hoops bounces back with 66-51 win at East Carolina
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane women bounce back, win 66-51 at East Carolina
Baton Rouge Advocate

January 5 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Black Saturday for Pirate hoops
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Travel To Tulsa For First Conference Road Game
-
East Carolina Women Host Tulane on American Digital Network
-
Softball To Appear On American Digital Network March 26

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU goes Hurricane hunting (Sub Req'd)
-
Macy takes positives from streak (Sub Req'd)

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was East Carolina assistant AD for football operations Terrell Smith
Pirate Radio 1250

MY TAKE- Immediate fallout, future potential of ECU coaching change
Washington Daily News

TU looks to bounce back against East Carolina
Tulsa World

Campus: Former Chancellor John Howell remembered for dedication to East Carolina University
WITN 7

Campus: Former ECU chancellor passes away at 93 on Sunday
W
CTI 12

Campus: Public university could punish neck rubs as sexual battery under new policy
thecollegefix.com

January 4 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

The Jeff Lebo Show (Dec. 27, 2015)
ecupirates.com

January 3 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Coach Mo lures FIU special teams
guru

-
UCF rallies past Pirates
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
ECU Squanders 10-Point Lead In Loss To UCF
-
Moore To Coordinate East Carolina Special Teams
-
Petersen Appointed East Carolina's Offensive Coordinator
-
Pirates Drop Heartbreaker to No. 20/17 USF, 61-59

From the Washington Daily News
-
TRIALING TIMES- Pirates drop 7th straight game
-
LEARNING EXPERIENCE- Pirates again fail to close out

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU loses another league opener
-
Williams, Bulls down Pirates

UCF rallies past East Carolina 71-68
WNCT 9

UCF fends off East Carolina, wins AAC opener
Orlando Sentinel

ECU men's basketball drops conference opener to UCF
The East Carolinian

No. 20 South Florida women beat East Carolina 61-59
Tampa Tribune

Williams jumper in final second lifts USF women
Tampa Bay Times

UCF holds off East Carolina 71-68
USA Today (AP)

No. 20 South Florida Women Beat East Carolina 61-59
ABC News

Montgomery adds special teams coordinator to ECU staff
Wilmington Star-News

From Rivals.com
-
UCF Comeback Seals 71-68 Win
-
Moore Made Official

Linval Joseph inactive for Vikings against Packers
ESPN

Giants WR Harris inactive vs. Eagles
Lindy's
ts

January 2 2016

Pirates Open American Athletic Conference Play Against UCF
ecupirates.com

Preview- UCF at East Carolina
WYFF 4

Match Up- Central Florida Knights VS East Carolina Pirates
SportsBook Review

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates back in Minges
-
Nzege’s ringing endorsement (Sub Req'd)
-
Supporters say well done to McNeill

Thousands gather to say well done to Ruffin McNeill
WCTI 12

ACC, ECU players selected for postseason all-star football games
Wilmington Star-News

Petersen appointed ECU offensive coordinator
Washington Daily News

ECU implements new Title IX policies
WNCT 9

Conference Season Begins
UCF

January 1 2016

From Bonesville.net
-
Petersen departs La. Tech for
Pirates

-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

East Carolina Hosts No. 20/17 USF Saturday on CBS Sports Network
ecupirates.com

La. Tech OC on way to East Carolina
Shreveport Times

East Carolina hires Tony Petersen as offensive coordinator
USA Today (AP)

ECU hires Petersen as OC
Greenville Daily Reflector

Montgomery hires Tony Peterson as ECU offensive coordinator
Wilmington Star-News

ECU tabs former Louisiana Tech assistant to lead offense
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ECU football hires new offensive coordinator Tony Petersen
The East Carolinian

ECU hires ex-Herd QB Petersen to coach offense
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
East Carolina hires Tony Petersen as offensive coordinator
-
North Johnston’s Olivia Narron to play softball at ECU

YEAR-IN-REVIEW- East Carolina Athletics
WNCT 9

From 247 Sports
-
2015 in Review- The Best Moments
-
ECU hires offensive coordinator
-
Rex Ryan "didn't mean to offend" East Carolina

East Carolina alumnus takes issue with Rex Ryan comment
ESPN

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan got East Carolina fans upset this week
Syracuse Post Standard

Rex Ryan tries to put out Mario Williams firestorm
New York Newsday

December 31 2015

Lady Pirates Drop Overtime Contest at Tulsa, 81-79
ecupirates.com

Pirates Drop Overtime Contest at Tulsa, 81-79
WNCT 9

TU women win conference opener in overtime
Tulsa World

Kirkpatrick out at ECU, signing day nears
Greenville Daily Reflector

From 247 Sports
-
Kirkpatrick won't return to Montgomery's staff
-
Report- ECU hires FIU's Shannon Moore as special teams coach

Friends and fans plan farewell for Ruffin McNeill
WCTI 12

ECU Football heading in new direction
Public Radio East

Chicago Bears place Alshon Jeffery and Eddie Goldman on injured reserve
 
To fill the two vacated roster spots the Bears signed a couple defensive lineman...The other spot went to a fan favorite from this preseason, Terry Williams
SB Nation Windy City Gridiron

That 2010 Liberty Bowl still brings chills
The Cabin

December 30 2015

East Carolina Opens American Conference Slate at Tulsa
ecupirates.com

Women's basketball- TU hosts East Carolina
Tulsa World

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates limping into AAC play
-
Aycock’s name is removed from dorm (Sub Req'd)
-
Community honoring Ruffin McNeill (Sub Req'd)

After coaching change, No. 5 N.C. QB Reid Herring still locked in on East Carolina
Scout.com

December 29 2015

Caleb White Named To Third AAC Weekly Honor Roll Of The Season
ecupirates.com

Pirates to open conference play
Washington Daily News

Make room for Caleb White
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

ECU’s White honored by American Athletic Conference
Raleigh News & Observer

Jeff Blake announced as Chik-fil-A Peach Bowl HOF inductee
247 Sports

Montgomery Looks Back on Bowl Win, Duke Career
GoDuke

Buffalo Bills coach takes slap at ECU
WNCN

CONTINUING ON- Brown, Tatum hopeful to keep playing
Washington Daily News

South Pointe’s Chris Smith sticking with Gamecocks
Columbia (SC) The State

December 28 2015

From 247 Sports
-
Dukes opens his recruitment
-
Pirates lose another DL commitment

Recruiting Notebook December 27th
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Make room for Caleb White
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Peach Bowl Notebook- Players make stop at College Hall of Fame
Florida Times-Union

Mister Opportunity- Senior filled voids on field when asked
The Daily Advance

Hogs clawed, never thawed, in 2010 game
Arkansas Online

Arizona football- WR Jones taking his talents to NFL
tucson.com

Giants report card- This is as ugly as you get
New York Post

December 27 2015

From the New York Post
-
Linval Joseph doesn’t care … but can’t wait to play Giants
-
Dwayne Harris says he’ll play in pain as Giants No. 2 receiver

Linval Joseph- 'I really haven't lost a beat'
Minnesota Vikings

Dwayne Harris Needs To Step Up For The New York Giants In Odell Beckham Jr.’s Absence
gmenhq.com

ECU vs. Ohio - December 21, 2013 - St. Petersburg Bowl
stpetersburgbowl.com

King- Memphis Brings Back Memories
Southwest Times Record

Sunday Treasure Chest- Montgomery era ready for full steam ahead
247 Sports (Sub Req'd)

December 26 2015

Duke’s Scottie Montgomery balancing two coaching jobs
New York Newsday

Montgomery coaching last game with Duke Saturday
WCTI 12

From NBC Sports
-
Scottie Montgomery adds recent SEC, NFL coaches to first ECU staff
-
Mike Leach adds ex-ECU OC to his Wazzu staff

December 25 2015

ECU’s Barkley developing fast
Washington Daily News

Committed & Trained: Kenwick Thompson
vucommodores.com

Cougars Name Dave Nichol Outside Receivers Coach
Washington State Cougars

Vikings- Linval Joseph can't wait to get back in game 'and be with my boys'
TwinCities Pioneer Press

DeAngelo Williams, Linval Joseph two of the players who qualify as Pro Bowl snubs
USA Today

Giants hope WR Dwayne Harris will play
Big Blue View

December 24 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Coach Mo's staff starts taking shape
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

Montgomery Names Four To First East Carolina Staff
ecupirates.com

Former ECU star Justin Hardy adjusting to life in the NFL
WRAL SportsFan

Montgomery hires veteran assistants to work with ECU defense
Wilmington Star-News

Montgomery brings in assistants
Greenville Daily Reflector

Montgomery Names Four to First East Carolina Staff
WNCT 9

Montgomery Names Four to First East Carolina Football Staff
WITN 7

Montgomery adds four to his coaching staff
The East Carolinian

East Carolina's Montgomery hires 4 staffers, retains 1 coach
USA Today (AP)

Ex-Gamecock coach Deke Adams bound for ECU
Columbia (SC) The State

From 247 Sports
-
Montgomery comments on new hires
-
Rick Smith to be retained as defensive backs coach
-
ECU hires Deke Adams as defensive line coach
-
BREAKING- Phil McGeoghan to be named ECU WR coach
-
Thompson to ECU, Marve to be promoted

ECU Announces Staff Additions
Rivals.com

Deans continuing career close to home at ECU
Scout.com

December 23 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Pirates roll after fast start
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Shoot Lights Out To Beat SC State
-
ECU Picked Third In Preseason American Conference Poll

ECU closes year on dominant note
Washington Daily News

East Carolina beats South Carolina State 98-71
USA Today (AP)

ECU men's basketball downs South Carolina State thanks to hot shooting
The East Carolinian

ECU has career night from three-point range to down SCSU
Orangeburg (SC) Times and Democrat

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates roll in finale
-
Report- Pirates have new DC

Vanderbilt's Thompson becomes East Carolina DC
SI.com

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
Vandy’s Thompson to be named new ECU defensive coordinator
-
ECU baseball picked to finish third in AAC

Vanderbilt loses key assistant to East Carolina
Fox Sports

From WNCT 9
White eclipses 1,000 career points, East Carolina buries SC State 98-71
-
REPORT- ECU hires Kenwick Thompson as new Defensive Coordinator
-
ECU Picked Third In Preseason American Athletics Conference Poll

From WITN 7
East Carolina Beats South Carolina State 98-71
-
Report- Vandy's Kenwick Thompson To Be ECU Defensive Coordinator

 

From Rivals.com
-
White Gets 1,000th Point in ECU Win
-
Report- Thompson heading to ECU

From 247 Sports
-
REPORT- ECU hires Kenwick Thompson as DC
WATCH- Get to know ECU's new defensive coordinator
-
Pirates shoot lights out

The coaching carousel at ECU- Will the decision to replace ‘Coach Ruff’ pan out?
Outer Banks Sentinel

Grading every college football coaching hire in 2015
CBS Sports

December 22 2015

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-
ECU Closes Out Non-Conference Play Against S.C. State
-
White Named To The American Honor Roll For Second Time

ECU has home date with S.C. State
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

ECU men's basketball continues its road woes
The East Carolinian

Rookie Justin Hardy delivers with big catches for Atlanta Falcons
Albany Herald

December 21 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Dukes outshoot ECU
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Fall On The Road At James Madison
-
ECU Drops Non-Conference Finale to No. 2 South Carolina

From WNCT 9
-
ECU Drops Non-Conference Finale to No. 2 South Carolina
-
James Madison beats East Carolina 67-61

From WITN 7
-
Pirate women drop 88-57 contest to No. 2 South Carolina
-
James Madison beats East Carolina 67-61

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
No. 2 Gamecocks pound ECU
-
ECU's late lead slips away

From Rivals.com
-
JMU Topples ECU 67-61
-
Curry, JMU Beat ECU

ECU falls in final minutes at James Madison, 67-61
247 Sports

From the USA Today
-
James Madison beats East Carolina 67-61
-
Grading the hires on college football's coaching carousel

James Madison beats East Carolina 67-61
WRAL Sportsfan

Superwoman returns as Gamecocks skewer East Carolina
Columbia (SC) The State

Winners And Losers In College Football's Coaching Carousel
The Post Game

ECU, N.C. State possible suitors for Florida transfer QB Grier?
Wilmington Star-News

December 20 2015

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates Cross State Lines To Face JMU Sunday
-
Pirates Face No. 2 South Carolina in Carolinas Challenge
-
Pirates Comeback Falls Short Against Ohio, 64-61

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU can’t complete comeback
-
Chairman of the boards (Sub Req'd)

Staley seeks improvement on South Carolina’s beach trip
Columbia (SC) The State

Prep Football- NC wins Shrine Bowl
Salisbury Post

Will Grier To Transfer From Florida. Grier's Top 5 Options
campusinsiders.com

December 19 2015

From ecupirates.com
-
Nearly Two Dozen Student-Athletes Eligible For Fall Commencement
-
East Carolina Falls to Chattanooga, 72-61

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Mocs surge sinks ECU women
-
ECU holds fall graduation ceremony

Scottie Montgomery Talks Cutcliffe, ECU, Bowl Prep
GoDuke

More than 2,000 students “turn tassels” for fall commencement at ECU
WNCT 9

More than 2,000 ECU students graduate Friday
WITN 7

East Carolina 2015 Shrine Bowl Primer
247 Sports

December 18 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Beam us up, Scottie
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

Kentrell Barkley Named The American Rookie-of-the-Week
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates close nonconference slate
-
Tyson dunk among top plays (Sub Req'd)

BJ Tyson Dunk - ESPN top 10
Courtesy Bluewater Pirate (ESPN)

Duke’s Cutcliffe on Montgomery hire- “I’m excited, not only for Scottie, I’m excited for ECU.”
WNCT 9

Three Pirates make Phil Steele's First-Team All-AAC
247 Sports

December 17 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Coach Mo sets out to calm the
waters

-
Pirates overtake UNCW
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
East Carolina Rallies To Take Down UNCW, 78-73
ECU Men's Basketball Highlights and Interviews (Dec. 16, 2015)
-
ECU Sets 2016 Baseball Banquet For Feb. 6
-
East Carolina Meets Chattanooga, Ohio in UNCW Christmas Classic

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates still perfect at home
-
Montgomery plans for AAC consistency (Sub Req'd)

East Carolina Outlasts UNCW, 78-73
WNCT 9

VIDEO- Tyson-led East Carolina overcomes UNCW 78-73
WITN 7

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
Seahawks let one slip away at ECU
-
Hoops (M)- East Carolina postgame wrap

From 247 Sports
WATCH- Montgomery's first day as ECU's coach
-
ECU earns rivalry win

ECU Rallies to Top UNC-W
Rivals.com

East Carolina 78, UNC Wilmington 73
WSBT 22

UNCW men's basketball falls at East Carolina
WECT 6

Tyson-led East Carolina overcomes NC-Wilmington 78-73
USA Today

From ESPN
-
Rookie receiver Justin Hardy's role increasing for Falcons
-
Chris Johnson 'feeling better' as next step in rehab coming in a few weeks

Justin Hardy- Improved play made Hankerson expendable
atlallday.com

From the Denton Record-Chronicle
-
Remember this name when it comes to Littrell assistants — Brad Davis
-
T.J. Henson has signed with UNT

Committed NC D-lineman considering USC
Columbia (SC) The State

December 16 2015

ECU Host UNCW Looking To Extend and Break Streaks
ecupirates.com

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
Hoops (M)- East Carolina Game Day
-
‘Whirlwind courtship’ brought Montgomery, ECU together quickly
-
Here’s what they’re saying about new ECU coach Scottie Montgomery

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates face toughest home test
-
Coach wants same intensity he faced

Preview- UNC-Wilmington at East Carolina
WDSU

Scottie Montgomery set to make first public appearance
247 Sports

A lot of numbers and incentives are in Scottie Montgomery's contract
WRAL Sportsfan

Editorial- Scottie Montgomery ready for next coaching challenge
Shelby Star

Montgomery has tools for success at ECU
Washington Daily News

Duke Football Offensive Coordinator Accepts Head Coaching Position at East Carolina
balldurham.com

ECU chancellor search continues
WITN

Bears have 11 players in for tryouts, including 2 CFL standouts
Chicago Tribune

Former U-M coach Hoke- 'I was born to coach'
Detroit Free Press

December 15 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Last man standing sells Pirate
Nation

Audio- Scottie Montgomery presser
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From Pirate Radio 1250
-
Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was new East Carolina football coach Scottie Montgomery
-
Live@5 Guests: Bob Harris, Jeff Connors

From ecupirates.com
-
Montgomery Officially Introduced As ECU Head Football Coach
Coach Montgomery's Introductory Press Conference (Dec. 14, 2015)
-
Montgomery Named East Carolina Head Football Coach
-
Kentrell Barkley Named The American Rookie-of-the-Week
-
Deng Riak To Miss Remainder Of The Season

Success at Duke helps Montgomery earn East Carolina job
Norfolk Virginian Pilot (AP)

Sammy Batten- Impressive start for new ECU head coach
Fayetteville Observer

New coach Montgomery already working to smooth rough Pirate waters
Wilmington Star-News

From the New Bern Sun Journal
-
Football- Montgomery ready to lead Pirates’ ship
-
Football- Hardy finding his way in the NFL

From the Washington Daily News
-
Montgomery knows ECU’s underdog attitude
-
Riak to miss remainder of the season

From the Rocky Mount Telegram
-
Pirates introduce new head coach Montgomery
-
ECU replaces McNeill with Duke OC Scottie Montgomery

From the East Carolinian
-
ECU football- Montgomery tasked with winning the players over
-
Montgomery introduced as new head coach
-
ECU football officially names Montgomery head coach
-
ECU basketball's Riak out for season

Burns grad Montgomery bringing a bit of Cleveland County to ECU
Shelby Star

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Montgomery introduced at ECU (Sub Req'd)
-
Compher- One offer extended (Sub Req'd)

From WRAL Sportsfan
Fialko- ECU turns to Montgomery to right Pirates ship
-
ECU names Duke's Montgomery new head coach
-
ECU's Riak to miss remainder of season with shoulder injury

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Scottie Montgomery introduced as ECU’s new football coach
-
What fans, coaches, students are saying about ECU’s new and old football coaches

From WNCT 9
-
Pirate nation welcomes new football coach with open arms
-
Former Pirate Justin Hardy returns to N.C. as Falcons played Panthers

ECU introduces Scottie Montgomery as head football coach
WNCN

From WCTI 12
-
ECU introduces Scottie Montgomery as new football coach
-
ECU fans react to hiring of new head football coach

New ECU head football coach Scottie Montgomery- "We want to win, and we want to win championships"
WITN 7

From 247 Sports
-
Notable quotes from Montgomery's debut press conference
-
QB Reid Herring confirms commitment to ECU (Sub Req'd)
-
Summers impressed with new ECU coach (Sub Req'd)
-
Deng Riak to miss remainder of season

Players speak out on Montgomery hire
Scout.com

Montgomery Arrives at ECU
Rivals.com

Success at Duke helps Montgomery earn East Carolina job
USA Today

East Carolina hires Scottie Montgomery as coach
YAHOO!

ECU taps Duke OC Montgomery as head coach
ESPN

Former Duke assistant Montgomery introduced as ECU's new head coach
Fox Sports

OC Scottie Montgomery Introduced as Head Coach at ECU
Duke Report

Staff pay reportedly keeps Brady Hoke from landing East Carolina job
MLive

Opportunity Seldom Knocks for Black Football Coaches
New York Times

Former JU assistant Jerry Odom hired as Tusculum College's football coach
Florida Times Union

December 14 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Montgomery taking the helm
-
Pirates top N.C. A&T
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Montgomery Named East Carolina Head Football Coach
-
Pirates Fight Off N.C. A&T, 71-60

ECU approves contract for Duke's Scottie Montgomery to become new head football coach
Fayetteville Observer

Contract approved, ECU announces Montgomery as new football coach
Wilmington Star-News

Who is Scottie Montgomery? Brian North takes a closer look
WCTI 12

From the Washington Daily News
-
Montgomery named ECU head football coach
-
Foster delivers off bench in ECU win

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Montgomery is Headed to ECU (Sub Req'd)
-
Pirates upend Aggies

From the East Carolinian
-
ECU football officially names Montgomery head coach
-
ECU basketball cruises past N.C. A&T
-
McNeill lands job with Virginia

From 247 Sports
-
The financials of Scottie Montgomery's ECU contract
-
Montgomery officially named head coach of ECU
-
ECU tops North Carolina A&T, 71-60

From Rivals.com
-
Scottie Beamed Up
-
Tyson Leads ECU Past A&T 71-60

From Scout.com
-
ECU Officially announces Montgomery's hiring
-
Second Half Scoring Helps ECU Win

From WRAL Sportsfan
-
ECU names Duke's Montgomery new head coach
-
Early game vs. Wolfpack will be vital for Pirates' Montgomery

From WNCT
-
ECU names Scottie Montgomery new head football coach
-
Pirate fans react to new head football coach

Duke offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery named ECU head coach
Raleigh News & Observer

East Carolina hires Duke's Montgomery
Durham Herald-Sun (Sub Req'd)

Reports- Burns grad Montgomery expected to be named East Carolina head coach
Shelby Star

ECU replaces McNeill with Duke OC Scottie Montgomery
Rocky Mount Telegram

East Carolina announces Scottie Montgomery as head coach
NBC Sports

East Carolina hires Duke OC Montgomery as new coach
Fox Sports

East Carolina names Scottie Montgomery new head coach
USA Today

East Carolina hires Duke offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery
ESPN

East Carolina picks Duke OC Montgomery as head coach
Associated Press

Scottie Montgomery to East Carolina- Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
Bleacher Report

Reports- ECU replaces Ruffin McNeill with Duke OC Scottie Montgomery
CBS Sports

Withers Not Hired at ECU
WHSV

REPORT- Odom the new head coach at Tusculum
WCYB-TV

December 13 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Montgomery emerges as surprise pick
-
Ruff lands in Charlottesville
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU chooses Duke’s Scottie Montgomery as new football coach
Wilmington Star-News

Source- ECU expected to hire Duke OC Montgomery as new coach
Fox Sports

Source- Duke OC Montgomery to be ECU coach
ESPN

Duke assistant Scottie Montgomery expected to be named East Carolina head coach
Fayetteville Observer

Report- East Carolina moving past ex-U-M coach Brady Hoke
Detroit Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
NEW- ECU closes in on coach
-
Pirates hot at home
-
McNeill lands at Virginia

From WITN 7
Scottie Montgomery To Be Next ECU Head Football Coach
Ruffin McNeill hired at University of Virginia as assistant head coach

From WNCT 9
REPORT- ECU to name Scottie Montgomery new head football coach
Former ECU Coach Ruffin McNeill hired at Virginia as Linebackers coach

Fox Sports- East Carolina to hire Scottie Montgomery as next head football coach
WCTI 12

Reports- ECU to hire Duke's Montgomery as next head coach
WRAL SportsFan

Reports- Duke OC to take over as ECU coach
CBS Sports

From 247 Sports
-
WATCH- Get to know Scottie Montgomery
-
REPORT- Scottie Montgomery to be named next ECU head coach

Reports point to Montgomery as next ECU coach
Scout.com

Montgomery a Pirate
Rivals.com

Ex-Steelers WR Coach Set To Become ECU Head Coach
Yardbarker

Duke's Montgomery leading candidate for ECU head coaching job
Durham Herald-Sun (Sub Req'd)

Former East Carolina coach Ruffin McNeill joins staff at Virginia
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
-
Mendenhall adds eight to UVa football coaching staff
-
Ratcliffe- McNeill a strong addition to UVa football staff

December 12 2015

Pirate Signee Cortez Surpasses 2,000-Point Milestone
ecupirates.com

Tucson's Cortez passes 2,000-point scoring mark
Tucson News Now

Duke’s Montgomery a late wild card in ECU coaching search
Wilmington Star-News

ECU coaching search now focusing on Duke's Montgomery
Fayetteville Observer

Brady Hoke leading candidate for East Carolina job
ESPN

Sources- JMU's Withers slated for second interview Saturday at ECU
Richmond Times Dispatch

From 247 Sports
-
The case for Brady Hoke
-
The case for Everett Withers
-
Ruffin McNeill speaks out about departure

From WITN
-
Ruffin McNeill addresses comments
-
ECU trustees to hold Sunday meeting; likely discuss new football coach

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
FRIDAY UPDATE- Hoke among ECU finalists
-
NEW- ECU to interview finalists (Sub Req'd)

Withers Reportedly a Front-Runner for ECU Head Coaching Position
WHSV

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
ECU coaching search nears completion this weekend
-
UNC’s Chizik not ready to be ‘Pirated’ away … by ECU or anyone else

ECU Set to Name Head Coach
Rivals.com

Reports- JMU's Withers, former Michigan Hoke get second interviews for East Carolina job
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ECU trustees to hold special meeting; new coach may be imminent
WNCN

People gather to show disappointment for Coach Ruff dismissal
W
NCT

One week later, rally held for Coach Ruffin McNeill
W
CTI

College Football Coaching Carousel Indicative of Disturbing Trend
Rant Sports

Report- Dave Nichol to replace Graham Harrell as WSU outside receivers coach
Seattle Times

December 11 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Has Pirates' ship sailed?
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

Frey Earns NSCAA All-Northeast Region Honors
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
ECU search nears deadline
-
Editorial- Pirate Nation eyes Compher

Sources: East Carolina interviews Everett Withers, Brady Hoke, Shane Beamer
Fox Sports

Candidates emerging for vacant ECU coaching job
Wilmington Star-News

Slow movement in ECU coaching search creating angst
Fayetteville Observer

East Carolina football head coach search rages on
Scout.com

Report- DC Pruitt not meeting with U-M; Hoke at ECU?
Detroit Free Press

UPDATE- ECU closing in on football coaching hire
WITN 7

East Carolina Head Coach Search- Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Position
Bleacher Report

Missed inches define Ruffin McNeill era
Wilson Daily Times

ECU alumni chapter requests meeting with Chancellor over McNeill’s firing
W
NCT 9

The ECU fan behind the "Save Ruff, #FireCompher" Petition
The East Carolinian

From 247 Sports
-
REPORT- Matt Canada interviews with ECU
-
REPORT- Brady Hoke drawing interest from East Carolina
-
The case for Shane Beamer at South [East] Carolina

OU Sports- Lincoln Riley on coaching rumors- 'I'm certainly not in a hurry to leave this place'
Tulsa World

Brady Hoke's Life After Michigan Football
Bleacher Report

From SB Nation
-
The case for Brady Hoke as Maryland's [ECU's] next head football coach
-
The case for Everett Withers as Maryland's [ECU's] next head football coach

December 10 2015

From ecupirates.com
-
2016 Softball Season Tickets Now On Sale
-
Pirate Swimmers Compete At The AT&T Winter Nationals

ECU Coaching Search Continues
W
NCT 9

Report- Chizik "one of the top three candidates" at ECU
247 Sports

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
UPDATE- Lead candidates emerge (Sub Req'd)
-
Chizik emerging as ECU lead candidate
-
PREPS- Hallow to West Virginia

Menchville pitcher makes L.A. Dodgers 40-man roster
Daily Press

Why are there so few black head coaches in college football?
Washington Post

December 9 2015

Track and Field Adds 11 In Early Signing Period
ecupirates.com

Pirates winless on the road
Washington Daily News

From the East Carolinian
-
ECU men's basketball falls on the road in Charleston
-
Four coaches ECU should consider to replace Ruffin McNeill

Sammy Batten- Who will be the next East Carolina football coach?
Fayetteville Observer

From 247 Sports
-
Pressure squarely on Compher to heal fractured base
-
ECU commit Keyshawn Canady updates status

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Letter- McNeill firing devastating
-
Attorney- McNeill wanted to protect staff (Sub Req'd)

NC State football recruiting- 3-star OT Justin Chase flips from ECU to the Wolfpack
SB Nation

Great Bridge lineman Justin Chase commits to N.C. State
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Chase Flips To NC State
Scout.com

Wolfpack flips ECU commitment
Rivals.com

ECU Chancellor search forums wrap up
WITN 7

ECU faculty happy with study results; want salary compression addressed
WNCT 9

December 8 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Firing hard to figure
-
ECU falls to Barry, College of
Charleston

-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

Audio: Brian Bailey show
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
-
Pirates' Late Rally Comes Up Short Against College of Charleston
-
Volleyball Inks Pair for 2016
-
B.J. Tyson Named To American Weekly Honor Roll

Cougars hang on to beat East Carolina, 77-73
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

College of Charleston beats East Carolina 77-73
USA Today

ECU Rally Falls Short
Rivals.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates’ rally comes up short
-
Editorial- ECU chancellor choice crucial

From 247 Sports
-
Why Ruffin McNeill didn't sign contract extension
-
REPORT- McNeill didn't sign contract extension
-
ECU falls to College of Charleston, 77-73

From Underdog Dynasty
-
Ruffin McNeill Was Offered A Contract Extension By ECU, But Turned It Down Because It Low-Balled His Assistant Coaches
-
Trying to make sense of East Carolina Pirates Athletic Director Jeff Compher
-
Who Will Be The Next Head Coach At East Carolina- Here Are Some Possibilities

Examining Head Coach Possibilities
Scout.com

ECU fans start petition to have fired football coach McNeill reinstated
Wilmington Star-News

ECU fans start a petition to bring back coach, fire AD
Fox Sports

December 7 2015

Pirates Head To Charleston Searching For First Road Win
ecupirates.com

COUGARS DEN- CofC needs to get healthy to face East Carolina
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the East Carolinian
-
Ruffin McNeill Special Online Issue
-
ECU AD Compher looking for head coach replacement

WATCH- Giants' Dwayne Harris burns Jets for 80-yard punt return touchdown
NJ.com

11 potential candidates for Auburn defensive coordinator
AL.com

December 6 2015

Pirates Suffer First Road Loss at Auburn, 83-69
ecupirates.com

Pirates Suffer First Road Loss at Auburn, 83-69
WNCT 9

Ruffin McNeill deserved better than getting ‘microwaved’ by ECU
Wilmington Star-News

McNeill firing a head scratcher
New Bern Sun Journal

Thomas Pope- East Carolina needed a coaching change
Fayetteville Observer

From the Robesonian
-
Ball takes bad bounce for McNeill
-
McNeill’s firing upsets ECU fans

Dec. 5 Darts & Laurels
Greenville Daily Reflector

Struyk's ECU career comes to end
carolinacoastonline.com

The title-winning coach college football forgot
MSN

December 5 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Stunningly, a new era at hand
-
Lefties lead ECU
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
ECU Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Relieved Of Duties
-
East Carolina Holds Off USC Upstate For Third Straight Win
-
East Carolina Faces Auburn Saturday on ESPN3

DeCock- Bar set high to replace McNeill at ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Hamilton- East Carolina was foolish to fire McNeill
Winston Salem Journal

From the Washington Daily News
-
Thank you, Ruff
-
Barkley explodes in Pirate win

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates win vs. Payne
-
Pirates seek fast start (Sub Req'd)
-
UPDATE- ECU fires McNeill
-
Players react to firing (Sub Req'd)
-
Campus reaction to McNeill’s oust (Sub Req'd)

East Carolina fights off USC Upstate, 82-71
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the East Carolinian
-
ECU basketball downs USC Upstate behind Barkley's strong performance
-
Former players react to McNeill's dismissal
-
ECU AD Compher looking for head coach replacement
-
Letter to the Editor- McNeill decision is a mistake 

ODU's Wilder "shocked but not surprised" by ECU's decision to fire Ruffin McNeill
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Ruffin McNeill fired as ECU football coach
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina fires popular football coach
Kinston Free Press

From the New Bern Sun Journal
-
Football- Former, current ECU players react to McNeill's firing
-
UPDATED- MCNEILL RELIEVED OF DUTIES AS ECU FOOTBALL COACH
-
Basketball- USC-Upstate's Cuthbertson scores four in ENC return

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Sammy Batten- A good day ruined by the firing of Ruffin McNeill
-
Former players upset by Ruffin McNeill's firing at East Carolina
-
ECU dismisses head football coach Ruffin McNeill

From WRAL
Fialko- ECU parts ways with McNeill with eyes to the future
Compher- This was a decision that was made for the future of our football program

Ruffin McNeill's firing at East Carolina a head-scratcher
ESPN

Ruffin McNeill abruptly fired at East Carolina
NBC Sports

East Carolina fires Ruffin McNeill, for some reason
Washington Post

ESPN suggests Shawn Elliott to East Carolina
Columbia (SC) The State

Is NC State offensive coordinator Matt Canada a candidate for the East Carolina job?
SB Nation

Ruffin McNeill Fired: Coaching Carousel Update
campusinsiders.com

From WITN 7
-
ECU discusses firing of Ruffin McNeill; former coach releases statement
-
ECU Students react to firing of Ruffin McNeill

From WNCT 9
-
East Carolina Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Relieved Of Duties
-
Pirates knock off USC Upstate in former coach Eddie Payne’s return

From 247 Sports
-
ECU tops USC Upstate, 82-71
-
Ruffin McNeill releases statement
-
POLL- Ruffin McNeill out as head coach

From Scout.com
-
Barkley, Tyson lead Pirates
-
Compher talks Dismissal
-
Recruits React to Coaching Change
-
Former, current ECU players react

From Rivals.com
-
Tyson and Barkley Too Much for Upstate
-
Compher Talks on McNell Dismissal
-
McNeill Fired at ECU

East Carolina fires coach Ruffin McNeill
USA Today

Ruffin McNeill Fired by East Carolina- Latest Details, Comments, Reaction
Bleacher Report

East Carolina fires Ruffin McNeill
YAHOO!

Auburn women welcome East Carolina Saturday
AU

December 4 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Aztecs a low point – and
starting point

-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

ECU Host USC Upstate As Eddie Payne Returns To Minges
ecupirates.com

March memories for former Pirate
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Upstate Heads to East Carolina for Friday Night Matchup
University of South Carolina Upstate

USC Upstate travels to take on East Carolina
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

ECU’s forwards faring well without Guilmette
Washington Daily News

Basketball- Cuthbertson's Homecoming
New Bern Sun Journal

From 247 Sports
-
Five Plays- The biggest missed opportunities of ECU's season
-
ECU first to offer local athlete

December 3 2015

From ecupirates.com
-
Six Pirates Earn All-American Conference Honors
-
Swimming & Diving Inks Seven During Fall Signing Period
-
Gray Chosen As Nominee For 2016 WBCA Good Works Team

Seniors lead ECU selections
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU’s Williams, Bigger earn first-team All-AAC honors
Wilmington Star-News

Bigger, Williams named 1st Team All-AAC
WNCT 9

Bigger, Williams Top ECU All-AAC Picks
Rivals.com

Bryce Williams and Zeek Bigger named first-team All-AAC
247 Sports

Four Pirates named earn AAC honors
Scout.com

ECU track and field looks to improve on second season in American
The East Carolinian

Ravens' Bulging Injured Reserve List Contains Many Top-Shelf Players
Press Box Online

Reports link Riley to South Carolina and Memphis openings
Norman Transcript

Oklahoma assistant Lincoln Riley ‘exactly what South Carolina would need’
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

ESPN- Lincoln Riley, Gamecocks will talk about USC opening
Columbia (SC) The State

Gamecocks eyeing Sooner OC Lincoln Riley as Spurrier replacement?
NBC Sports

December 2 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Pirates start fast, finish strong
-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
-
Tyson, Bryant Lead ECU To Convincing Win Over Florida Atlantic
-
Women's Basketball Hosts Meals With Macy December 9
-
ECU Pirate Club Announces Staff Changes, Office Expansion
-
Steven Curtis Chapman to Perform at Minges Coliseum

From WNCT 9
Pirates crush FAU, 74-48
Compher issues statement; Possible bowl offer would be declined by ECU

From 247 Sports
-
ECU cruises past Florida Atlantic, 74-48
-
Bryant's breakout
-
ECU lands JUCO OL commitment

ECU Pounds FAU 74-48
Rivals.com

East Carolina Defeats Florida Atlantic 74-48
WITN 7

ECU easily get Past FAU
Scout.com

ECU dominates in return to Greenville
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
Pirates fly past FAU
-
Compher- No bowl for ECU

AD Compher- ECU won’t go bowling at 5-7
Wilmington Star-News

Cards' Chris Johnson placed on temporary IR
Arizona Republic

December 1 2015

From Bonesville.net
-
Ruff & Co. have more bricks to
lay

-
Spied from the Crow's Nest

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
Pirate Radio 1250

Pirates Return Home To Face Florida Atlantic
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-
B.J. Tyson regains confidence (Sub Req'd)
-
AAC coaches hone focus (Sub Req'd)

Preview- Florida Atlantic at East Carolina
WYFF 4

Future murky for Kemp, Summers
W
ashington Daily News

Prep Golf- East’s Shuping signs with East Carolina
Salisbury Post ·

Cardinals RB Chris Johnson sidelined with fractured tibia; return date unclear
Sporting News

 

 

 

 

 

February 12 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes’ Brind’Amour, Ward still revel in Stanley Cup
-
DeCock- Laviolette’s absence will be felt at Canes’ Cup reunion
-
Defending champ Virginia not taking trips to CWS for granted
-
10 players to watch in college baseball in 2016
-
Florida sets sights _ again _ on 1st national baseball title
-
N.C. elk hunting approved for mountains

Old Dominion basketball rallies to beat North Texas
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Charlotte 49ers find focus, roll over Rice, 102-73, for C-USA win
-
NASCAR updates qualifying formats to reflect ‘charters’
-
Charlotte Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist diagnosed with another torn labrum
-
Former NFL QB Archie Manning defends Cam Newton’s abrupt news conference exit
-
MVP-like performance in SB50 has Panthers DE Kony Ealy looking to future
-
Contracts of Carolina Panthers veterans Roman Harper, Jerricho Cotchery voided

Shadrach Thornton among 43 ACC alumni invited to NFL Scouting Combine
Wilmington Star-News

February 11 2016

Louisville basketball scandal latest broadside to ACC's image
Hampton Roads Daily Press

UNC case in holding pattern
Greenville Daily Reflector

From NBC Sports
-
Report- NCAA finds 13 violations against Ole Miss football, nine under Hugh Freeze
-
Federal lawsuit accuses Vols of ‘deliberate indifference’ toward sex assaults by football players

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
DeCock- For Roy Williams, Mike Krzyzewski, health the unknown variable
-
UNC’s Steve Robinson provides calm amid storm of Roy Williams’ health scare
-
UNC coach Roy Williams ‘doing well’ after vertigo attack
-
'Great Expansion' of 1967 showed NHL was for real

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffers a dislocated shoulder
-
Charlotte Hornets take advantage of Indiana Pacers’ poor defense in 117-95 win
-
Inspiration- Carolina Panthers need look no further than Denver Broncos
-
Carolina Panthers gunner Teddy Williams explains ‘freak accident’ on 61-yard punt return
-
Panthers OT Michael Oher skates on slick sod, but coach Ron Rivera had no complaints
-
Panthers WR Philly Brown- Don’t suspend Aqib Talib for intentional facemask

First-place Gamecocks- Dozier, South Carolina down LSU to seize lead in SEC
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Vickers to replace Stewart at Daytona
Winston Salem Journal

February 10 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC’s Roy Williams collapses during game against Boston College
-
UNC rallies for win at Boston College after Williams collapses and leaves game
-
Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk to have surgery after rupturing Achilles tendon
-
Canes’ weekend plans- celebrate ‘06 Cup, win two games

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Super Bowl might have been last rodeo for some Carolina Panthers veterans, too
-
Cam Newton- No regrets on Super Bowl news conference
Watch- Conan O’Brien spoofs Cam Newton’s press conference
-
Was Cam Newton’s explanation of why he didn’t go for fumble contorted, too?
-
Carolina Panthers GM Dave Gettleman could use franchise tag on star CB Josh Norman
-
FB Mike Tolbert wants to be back, but do Panthers want him?
-
Hornets Gameday- At Indiana Pacers
-
Healthy Charlotte Hornets cruise to 108-91 victory over Bulls

Sapakoff- Sore loser Super Bowl commercial next for Cam Newton?
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Sammy Batten- UNC reaping rewards in recruiting for 2015 success on the field
Fayetteville Observer

Louisville’s angry birds not going quietly into the good night
Wilmington Star-News

From CBS Sports
-
SEC trying to block Michigan practice in Florida
-
Report- Ole Miss cited for 13 football violations

Duke thinking championships after unprecedented class
ESPN

February 9 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke holds off Louisville for 72-65 win
-
DeCock- With win over Louisville, Duke turns corner on short rest
-
UNC’s broad goal amid two-game skid- ‘Do better’
-
Saunders- Cam Newton needs to grow up – he doesn’t need lectures from Rob Lowe

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Here’s how the Panthers could return to Super Bowl next year and win it
-
Panthers center Ryan Kalil comes to Cam Newton's defense, says QB didn't quit on fumbled ball
-
Carolina Panthers greeted by hundreds of fans at Bank of America Stadium
Carolina Panthers return to Charlotte
-
After devastating loss, did Cam Newton hold up his goal of being a role model?
-
What I’m going to remember about this Panthers season isn’t the Super Bowl loss
-
Man sells Carolina Panthers Super Bowl champion pennants for $1 at team’s welcome back gathering
-
Broken arm doesn’t limit Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis

ODU, U.Va. agree to a 3-game football series, including 2020 game in Norfolk
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Demoted by BC, Todd Fitch takes over as LaTech’s OC
NBC Sports

From CBS Sports
-
Spurrier says he should have retired in 2014
-
UAB board approves new $15M football facility

February 8 2016

From USA Today
-
Broncos slam Cam Newton to win Super Bowl
-
Armour- Pure domination by Denver's defense
-
Brennan- Peyton Manning has no choice but to retire now
-
Beyonce upstages Coldplay in halftime show
-
Lady Gaga's national anthem is total perfection
-
Hyundai's 'First Date' wins Super Bowl Ad Meter

Super Bowl Commercials from NFL.com
-
Watch: Heinz encounters a wiener stampede
-
Watch: Pepsi PuppyMonkeyBaby rocks out
-
Watch: Drake and T-Mobile do Hotline Bling
-
Watch: Dogs try to purchase Doritos chips
-
Watch: Mini Marvel invades Coke ad
-
Watch: Steve Harvey, T-Mobile drop the ball
-
Watch: Audi commander takes off in style
-
Watch: No one parties harder than Bud Light

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Carolina Panthers’ defense was solid, but couldn’t overcome turnovers
-
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton buried by Broncos avalanche
-
3 plays, 1 series that changed the course of the Super Bowl
-
Crushed- Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton can’t stop onrushing Broncos in Super Bowl
-
Carolina Panthers report card- Super Bowl 50
-
Broken arm doesn’t limit Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis
-
Carolina Panthers’ Thomas Davis posts nasty Instagram photo of his arm postgame
-
Carolina Panthers offensive line can’t enjoy Miller time
-
Hornets’ Frank Kaminksy making strides, impact as rookie

From NFL.com
-
Broncos outlast Panthers, win SB50 title | Cam's antics fuel critics
-
Cam mum after defeat
-
Peyton puts retirement decision on hold following win | Battista
-
Von Miller's unstoppable night earns him SB50 MVP | Highlights
-
Norman: 'It's hard to play two teams' | Orr: Examining implosion

From the Denver Post
-
Von Miller, defense carry Broncos to Super Bowl 50 victory
-
Kiszla- Peyton Manning walks away a winner from his Last Rodeo
-
Von Miller, as Dark Knight, steals Superman's cape
-
Broncos defense- Shuts down Carolina; among best ever
-
Cam Newton- "We got outplayed"
-
What's to come for Broncos? Major changes appear guaranteed

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Carolina's defense a bright spot in an otherwise dreary night
-
Ealy does it all on defense for Panthers in Super Bowl defeat
-
Rivera says game in Mexico 'great' to expand game

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title
-
Luke Kuechly- It stings and it’s supposed to sting
-
Stephen Curry bangs Panthers’ ‘Keep Pounding’ drum at Super Bowl
-
Toughest stretch of Duke’s season starts on short rest
-
Andrighetto's SO goal lifts Canadiens over Hurricanes 2-1

Impatient patient Krzyzewski happy to be back on the sideline
Wilmington Star-News

ODU fires longtime assistant football coaches Michael Zyskowski and Bill Dee
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

February 7 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton named NFL MVP
-
MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards
-
Former Carolina Panther Kevin Greene selected to Hall of Fame
-
The Panthers are having fun; if you don’t like it, stop them
-
By the Bay, Roberts dreams of Charlotte Super Bowl bid
-
Trump flip-flops, picks the Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl
-
Stephen Curry’s wild week- The White House, then the Super Bowl
-
Charlotte 49ers take ODU to OT but can’t stop Trey Freeman

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Super Bowl's Broncos, Panthers excel at defense differently
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WFU professor's research is basis for Pantene Super Bowl ads

From the Denver Post
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Super Bowl 50 could be closure in Manning's brilliant career
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Panthers- Have scary run game
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Denver, Carolina leaders get in the game against hunger for Super Bowl
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Superfans- 16 have been to every Super Bowl
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Complete coverage of the Denver Broncos from The Denver Post

From USA Today
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How Cam Newton transformed NFL in his own way
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Super Bowl 50 predictions- Picks, scores and MVP forecast
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Armour- Ron Rivera gives NFL owners reason to rethink decisions
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Super Bowl ads to put diversity on display
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Get a sneak peek at this year's Super Bowl ads

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC searching for toughness after 80-76 loss at Notre Dame
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Duke holds off Barber and NC State for 88-80 win
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After returning to the sideline, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski details health issues
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The Panthers are having fun; if you don’t like it, stop them
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DeCock- Carolina Panthers and Super Bowl buzz in the Triangle feels blasé
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Super Bowl 50- How the Panthers and Broncos match up
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BMX icon Dave Mirra wowed sports world, touched NC

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Losing four Super Bowls was difficult, but Bruce Smith is at peace with Bills' legacy
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Freeman scores career-high 38 as ODU beats Charlotte 74-69 in overtime

February 6 2016

From the Louisville Courier Journal
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U of L imposing postseason hoops ban
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Sullivan | Sanctions may signal more bad news

Louisville's postseason ban has UNC's Roy Williams thinking about past, present
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Louisville announces postseason ban for men’s basketball
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Louisville postseason ban reminds Roy Williams of same experience at Kansas, UNC's own NCAA woes
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BMX icon Dave Mirra wowed sports world, touched NC
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6-year-old Braylon Beam is going to Super Bowl 50, with tickets from Ellen
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Grumpy Cat endorses Carolina Panthers for Super Bowl win
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Super Bowl halftime shows – like the game itself – have changed dramatically
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Hurricanes score 4 goals in first, hold on to beat Jets 5-3
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DeCock- NC State’s Barber, Duke’s Allen to resume interrupted scoring duel

Todd Fitch reunites with Skip Holtz as Tech's new OC
Shreveport Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Miami Heat dominate final minute, escape Charlotte Hornets
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Broncos’ Demaryius Thomas glad his mom will get to see him play
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Some Hispanics in Panthers Nation say coach Ron Rivera drives growing interest
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Coaching in Super Bowl fulfills dream for Panthers assistant head coach Steve Wilks
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Will ex-Panther Kevin Greene make Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday?

Duke announces football coaching staff changes
Wilmington Star-News

Steph Curry hopes Carolina Panthers can end title drought. just as Golden State Warriors did last year (video)
New Bern Sun Journal

February 5 2016

Mirra dead of apparent suicide
Greenville Daily Reflector

Dave Mirra dead at 41
WNCT 9

BMX star Dave Mirra dead at 41
WITN 7

From ESPN.com
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X Games icon Mirra dead at 41 of apparent suicide
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Barnwell's Super Bowl preview- Denver faces a distinct threat
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Norman hits back at Broncos WR for 'spotlight' dig
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Manziel allegedly struck ex-girlfriend, report says

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC coach Larry Fedora- NCAA cloud has dissipated and people are tired of it
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Morris- NC State, UNC, Duke fight border battle on recruiting
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20 years later, David Cutcliffe, Peyton Manning still a team

Proehl proud of how receivers produced this season
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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See Cam run- With Super Bowl title on line, you better believe Newton will
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Snoop Dogg drops in on Carolina Panthers
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Panthers assistant Ricky Proehl steadies his group after injury ‘earthquake’
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Broncos’ Antonio Smith, mourning father’s death, stays with the team
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20 years later, David Cutcliffe, Peyton Manning still a team
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With veteran group in Denver, coach Gary Kubiak has learned to chill out
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Charlotte 49ers release 2016 football schedule
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NASCAR Q&A- Denny Hamlin recovers from surgery, preps for Daytona 500
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Hornets’ Kemba Walker returns to practice, says sore knee better

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Krzyzewski will be back on Duke bench for Saturday’s game against N.C. State
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Fedora hires new offensive coordinator from within with promotion of Kapilovic

ODU's 2016 football schedule includes 3 trips to N.C., home game with Hampton
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Clemson players say Leggett saga wasn’t a distraction
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

February 4 2016

Duke, North Carolina sign top-notch classes
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets top East-leading Cleveland Cavs; Jeremy Lin nets 24
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Turnover of Panthers’ roster leads to ‘brotherhood with no drama’
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Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart thrives with increased workload
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Cam Newton plays host to help strengthen off-the-field team bond
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Panthers bring comforts of Carolina to Super Bowl 50, including a drum
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Carolina Panthers add Jared Allen to injury report
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Are the Carolina Panthers too cocky, or just part of a new day?
-
Broncos GM John Elway’s father taught him football on a global level

First, Learn to Lose- A Carolina Panthers Adolescence
indyweek.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack gets bigger, taller with new signees
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UNC signs first full recruiting class of Larry Fedora’s tenure
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UNC promotes Chris Kapilovic to offensive coordinator
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Scott Bracey top player in Duke football’s 2016 signing class
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Monahan powers Flames to 4-1 win over Hurricanes

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Higher profile pays dividends for App State on signing day
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Deacons play the long game for football recruiting success

Sooners' recruiting footprint continues to widen
Norman Transcript

A tale of two recruitments- Robert Kraeling and Jaleel Laguins
Athens Banner-Herald

USC’s Muschamp turns a salvage job into a building block
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

February 3 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Coach Ron Rivera- Panthers told to enjoy Tuesday off – but not too much
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Panthers CB Bené Benwikere a broken leg away from Super homecoming
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Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton reframes discussion of race at Super Bowl Gettleman- It’s about patience and continuity
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Free-agent-to-be Mike Tolbert ‘absolutely’ wants to return to Panthers
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Dirty work- Panthers DTs Kawann Short, Star Lotulelei are keys to Super Bowl
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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart injures back in non-racing accident
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Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist says he’s ready for next challenge- Cavs’ LeBron James
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No Krzyzewski, no problem for Duke in 80-71 win at Georgia Tech

From the Denver Post
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Panthers present different challenge for Broncos
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Panthers coach Ron Rivera draws on lessons from 1985 Bears
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Broncos safety Ryan Murphy questioned in prostitution sting
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Eugene Robinson tells Panthers of "worst night"
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Broncos using Brock Osweiler, Trevor Siemian as Cam Newton stand-ins with drawbacks
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John Elway will give Peyton Manning 'plenty of time' to make decision on retirement

With apologies to Panthers fans, Duke’s Cutcliffe rooting for Broncos in Super Bowl 50
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC coach uses quality control with recruiting
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National Signing Day will bring relief for highly recruited players

ODU appears to have solid recruiting class as it battles Virginia Tech for Jersey receiver
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Big 12 expected to talk expansion of member schools this week
Yardbarker

February 2 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers cornerback Josh Norman fields questions on Odell Beckham, also shows his entertaining side
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Big Winner on Super Bowl media day? Panthers DB Josh Norman
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Panthers LB Thomas Davis looks for chances to test surgically repaired arm
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Radio analyst Eugene Robinson to team- Don’t mess up like I did at Super Bowl
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5 things Panthers can’t repeat from lopsided loss to Broncos in 2012
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CBS’ Boomer Esiason- SB50 matches QB throwing junk against freak athlete
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Broncos QB Peyton Manning looking to enjoy what could be ‘last rodeo’ in Super Bowl 50
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Peyton Manning- Cam Newton deserves to be MVP
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Broncos’ bus accident was scary but ultimately no big deal
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A buddy tale- How Charlotte’s two major pro coaches support each other

From the Denver Post
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Peyton Manning coy about whether Super Bowl is his last game
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Peyton Manning defends Cam Newton's touchdown celebrations
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Kiszla- Cam Newton was a big John Elway fan growing up
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Giant setback in first Super Bowl of the John Elway era
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Panthers' Thomas Davis to play with broken arm; Broncos know his pain

From NFL.com
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Bigger, brighter and bolder
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Peyton Manning mum on retirement
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Cam- If both teams play their best, we will win

College football recruiting- Coaches wonder why no early signing period
Fayetteville Observer

From CBS Sports
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Dodd- How cheating is still rampant in college
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LB decommits from Alabama over grayshirting
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Report- Rebs accused of violations in 3 sports
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Coaches unlikely to stay at schools 4+ years
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A massive video board will hang over field during UT-VT

Chad Scott makes Kentucky-to-North Carolina move a second time
NBC Sports

State moves football opener to Thursday night
Wilmington Star-News

Inside one of South Carolina’s most heavily recruited high schools
Columbia (SC) The State

Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente- A story of the competitive life
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC goes cold in 71-65 loss at Louisville
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Barber’s 31 not enough as NC State falls at Florida State 77-73
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Duke unranked for first time since March 2007

Cold-shooting Wake Forest clobbered on the road by Notre Dame
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Muschamp, Gamecocks must win recruiting battles beyond Palmetto State
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USC, Clemson make final pitches ahead of National Signing Day

February 1 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers touch down in California for Super Bowl 50
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Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil updates his Super Bowl prediction
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Rob Chudzinski- Man behind Cam Newton draft will watch show from Indy
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Broncos’ Chris Harris marvels at the toughness of Panthers’ Thomas Davis
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Hornets send Lakers to record-tying 10th loss in row, 101-82
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UNC’s wait is over- most challenging part of schedule is here

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano ready for Super Bowl spotlight
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Recruiting- Cape Fear region has loads of football talent in the pipeline

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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With national signing day around corner, ODU picks up 4 commits
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Miller- Mike London left Virginia, but didn't go far

January 31 2016

Antonio Brown, Dapper Dan Sportsman of the Year again, continues to work
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Stephen Curry’s rise to NBA stardom started with LI’s McKillop
NY Newsday

Campbell football coach Mike Minter recalls playing for the Panthers in the 2004 Super Bowl
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- NC State answers call, at least for one game
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NC State has more ‘zip’ in 85-69 upset of Miami
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UNC ‘plays to get better’ in 89-62 victory against Boston College
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Djokovic wins 6th Australian title; Murray loses 5th final
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Tickets, hotels for families add layer of difficulty for Panthers

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hello, world- Meet the Carolina Panthers
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Panthers’ CB Charles Tillman rehabbing well, raffling Super Bowl tickets
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Right time, right place- How Ron Rivera found a home with Carolina Panthers
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Broncos’ Wade Phillips is most with-it grandfather in the NFL

Gamecocks’ defense, Carrera’s 20 enough to lift South Carolina to 19-2
Charleston Post & Courier

January 30 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Roy Williams on ESPN green room talk- The most ridiculous freakin’ thing I’ve ever seen
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ACC basketball schedule “more weird, more ridiculous” than ever, Roy Williams says
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Cutcliffe pulling for Manning’s Broncos, former Duke players in Super Bowl 50
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Kerber upsets Serena Williams to win Australian title
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For former Chowan basketball coach Bob Burke, memories will be left on the court
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UNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell suspended for 2 games

Former UNC running back Scott returns to coach Tar Heel tight ends
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Broncos Super Bowl history; deep roots but lots of losses
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Broncos Wade Phillips on Panthers Cam Newton- ‘There isn’t one like him’
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Panthers hold fully padded Friday practice in preparation for Super Bowl
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Former Oakland coach Tom Flores shares Hispanic community’s pride in Panthers’ Ron Rivera
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Panthers TE Greg Olsen tackled inside the 5, again- You gotta be joking
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Golden ring- Super Bowl 50 title would close loop for Panthers owner Jerry Richardson
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Lillard scores 22 points, Blazers beat Hornets 109-91
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Davidson rally can’t lift Wildcats out of hole against A-10 leader VCU

January 29 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes’ All-Star Justin Faulk excited to be part of the game
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Duke feeling urgency to start winning
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UNC point guard Marcus Paige’s first coaches – his parents – wait like everyone for slump to end

FCS Western Carolina and East Tennessee State will clash at Bristol Motor Speedway
NBC Sports

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Facing his idol- Panthers' Norman going up against his idol — Manning
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Hamilton- McCrory passionate about Panthers

From the Charlotte Observer
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Peyton Manning knows the Broncos need more from the offense
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Broncos Peyton Manning welcomes NFL investigation into HGH claim
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Broncos QB Peyton Manning looks to confuse defense from here to ‘Omaha’
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Sunny conditions expected for Panthers pep rally Friday
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Panthers CB Josh Norman respects Broncos’ Peyton Manning, from video games to field
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Backup plan- Panthers drafted Shaq Thompson to take over for Thomas Davis, and he might – in Super Bowl
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Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis- ‘If I had concerns, I wouldn’t take the field’
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Charlotte 49ers’ Joseph Uchebo logs 10th double-double as 49ers hold on
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Wood Brothers looking forward to full-time NASCAR return

From CBS Sports
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Big 12 in big trouble?
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Harbaugh bringing Ric Flair to NSD festivities
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Boosters pay lawyer fees in Winston settlement
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Notre Dame brings big rig to five-star recruit
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UAB bringing in top recruiting class in C-USA

Conference USA moves to limit time demands on athletes
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Has the Wolfpack raised the white flag on its rapidly deteriorating season?
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Injury only thing that can stop ‘unblockable’ Rankins at Senior Bowl practice

January 28 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Wolfpack finally feeling pain of ACC losses
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Wolfpack falls to 1-7 in ACC with loss to Georgia Tech
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Duke’s best isn’t enough against the best of the ACC

Stephen Schramm- N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried offers a reality check
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton- The most polarizing figure in Super Bowl 50
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Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton- Being an African-American QB with this skill-set scares people
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Broncos Peyton Manning- From patient patient to starting Super Bowl QB
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Broncos QB Peyton Manning a sentimental favorite- Not in Panthers locker room
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Left tackle Michael Oher feels wanted, at home with Panthers
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Panthers lineman Chris Scott breaks silence for Super Bowl hype
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Determination of Panthers LB Thomas Davis leads Ron Rivera to believe he’ll play
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Panthers DE Jared Allen remembers his one sack of Peyton Manning, seeks another

Barkley- Newton was worth every cent at Auburn
NBC Sports

From the Denver Post
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Broncos or Panthers- Which team's starters have better grammar?
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Clete Blakeman will be Super Bowl 50 referee, good news for the Broncos?
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Super Bowl 50 final audition for some Broncos free agents

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC moves to improve football officiating with hiring of replay coordinator
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State, UNC baseball picked third in their respective divisions
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Brissett still has a lot to prove at Senior Bowl practices

U.Va. plays nine teams in '16 coming off bowls; Hokies get back-to-back Thursday games
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Clawson calls Deacons' 2016 schedule 'manageable'
Winston Salem Journal

January 27 2016

State, UNC, Duke football will have to work harder to succeed in 2016
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC football schedule- NC State, UNC meet on a Friday; Florida State, Clemson play in late October
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NC State hopes to have Barber against Georgia Tech
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Canes shut out Blackhawks 5-0
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DeCock- Measured against NHL’s best, Hurricanes prove point

From the Charlotte Observer
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Super Bowls, MVPs expected from Panthers’ Cam Newton, not a bonus
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Panthers will wear silver pants, black jerseys for Super Bowl
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5 things the Panthers must accomplish to beat the Broncos in Super Bowl
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‘Creedbombing’ makes Creed’s lead singer a Carolina Panthers fan

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Panthers not content just being in Super Bowl
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Wake Forest loses to Virginia at the buzzer
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Hamilton- Deacons deal with another heartbreaker

From the Denver Post
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Will the Broncos-Panthers matchup be the greatest Super Bowl of all time?
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Kiszla- Broncos must win Super Bowl 50 to lose reputation as Choke City
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NFL conducting comprehensive investigation of Manning

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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No. 11 Virginia stuns Wake Forest 72-71 on Thompson's late 3
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Conference USA officials meet this week in Florida, but football schedules not on the agenda

Big 12 commish Bob Bowlsby- ‘We don’t have any imperative for getting larger’
NBC Sports

Clemson’s big season built on years of recruiting success
Charleston Post & Courier

Sammy Batten- Wolfpack lands Randy Moss' son
Fayetteville Observer

What's social media's true role in recruiting?
ESPN

Dodd- Quarterback impatience at all-time high
CBS Sports

January 26 2016

From USA Today
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Five things to know about Super Bowl 50 | Preview
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Armour- Panthers owe no apologies for brash style
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‘Juice Brothers’ are Panthers’ secret weapon
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Panthers D already turning attention to Peyton
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Panthers believe Davis can play after arm surgery
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Bell- Broncos reap reward of Elway's big gamble
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Patriot games- Broncos TE was ready for tricks
Super Bowl 50- Carolina Panthers scouting report
Super Bowl 50- Denver Broncos scouting report
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Broncos heap praise on Panthers leading up to Super Bowl 50

From the Charlotte Observer
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At 17-1, Carolina Panthers still find enough disrespect to fuel them
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Trip to Super Bowl will be homecoming for Panthers coach Ron Rivera
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Panthers DE Jared Allen has 2 weeks to prove he’s ready for Super Bowl
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Carolina Panthers will wear black jerseys in Super Bowl 50
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10 thoughts to get you ready for the Super Bowl
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Will Cam Newton be a villain in the run-up to Super Bowl 50?
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Denver Broncos turn their attention to Panthers’ Cam Newton
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Panthers coach Ron Rivera saw finish of AFC Championship Game
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Wildcats’ Aldridge shoots career high in 78-70 win over Richmond
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Jeremy Lin, P.J. Hairston lead Charlotte Hornets past New York Knicks

From CBS Sports
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How Carolina cooked up a winner
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Belichick proposed PAT rule that cost the Pats

Aiming for a rare double
NBC Sports

FSU settles with Winston accuser for $950K
CBS Sports

From the Denver Post
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Inspired Broncos' defense faces difficult challenge in Panthers
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Should the Broncos feel disrespected as the underdogs?
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Broncos preparing to face "big, physical, fast" Panthers, Cam Newton
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Report- Super Bowl 50 tickets average $6,000 for Broncos, Panthers battle

Sapakoff- Still time for Cam Newton haters to get on board
Charleston Post & Courier

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Broncos turn attention to Newton
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Struggling Wake Forest to face 11th-ranked Virginia
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Appalachian State tripped up at the buzzer

BEYOND THE ARC- A week of streaks
Wilmington Star-News

Bret Strelow- Oklahoma, not UNC, deserves to be No. 1
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke fatigued in 80-69 loss at Miami
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Jacobs- Duke, NC State try to survive injuries
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DeCock- UNC, BC constants in volatile ACC
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Canes’ Versteeg set to meet his old team

Recruiting gets hectic for ODU as Monarchs gain a player, lose another and could lose two more
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

USM must make right hire at worst time
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

January 25 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Super Bowl bound! Panthers win NFC title
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Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis vows to play in Super Bowl despite broken arm
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Carolina Panthers report card vs. Arizona Cardinals
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Super Bowl tickets will be very hard to get
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Panthers owner Jerry Richardson bangs ‘Keep Pounding’ drum
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Denver Broncos hold off New England, head to their eighth Super Bowl

From the Arizona Republic
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Ted Ginn Jr. comes back to bite the Cardinals
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Bickley- Cards' magical season ends with a thud

From the Denver Post
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Broncos hold off Tom Brady and Patriots, head to Super Bowl
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Peyton Manning savors sweet Broncos victory, AFC championship
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Tom Brady on Broncos' pass rush- "I got hit pretty hard"
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Injured Broncos safeties expected to return for Super Bowl
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New England Patriots AFC championship apparel to be donated
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AFC championship tickets are far more expensive than NFC ones
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Broncos' victory is highest-rated AFC championship game in 30 years

What Could Have Been- If Patriots Had Won, The Storylines Would Have Been Fun
Hartford Courant

Report- Todd Monken leaving Southern Miss for NFL job
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

January 24 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Inside the NFC Championship matchups- Cardinals vs. Panthers
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Carolina Panthers DT Kawann Short works to beat offensive line to punch
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Panthers QB Derek Anderson happy winning, with ‘good dudes,’ as a backup
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Did beating Green Bay get Arizona’s Carson Palmer past his butterflies?
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Once a novelty in other NFL cities, the Panthers’ growl is growing louder
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Jeremy Lin, P.J. Hairston lead Charlotte Hornets past New York Knicks
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Jon Davis helps Charlotte 49ers to lopsided victory over Western Kentucky

From the Arizona Republic
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Good football weather for Cards vs. Panthers
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Bickley- Palmer, Cardinals face defining moment
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Cardinals focusing on one trophy at a time
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Boivin- Sports world hungry for Fitz kind of star

From CBS Sports
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Why Cards-Panthers is up in the air
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ARI-CAR- Outlook bright, Arians not worried
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Key to NFC title game
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Prisco- 10 things for title games
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NE-DEN- Must-know stats
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Broncos DE- 'I hate everything about' Patriots
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Patriots kicker explains why players love Kraft
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NFL merges with 'Star Wars' in title-game promo

From USA Today
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Conference title picks- Anybody taking Broncos?
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50 final thoughts for NFL conference title games
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Matchups that will define conference title games

From the Denver Post
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NFC- Don't forget Cardinals vs. Panthers
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Paige- Father Time among fans of Tom Brady-Peyton Manning finale
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Can Gary Kubiak win a big game against Bill Belichick?
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Kiszla- Denver having fun as New England becomes whine country

From the Boston Globe
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Tom Brady, Peyton Manning are bonded by history
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Tom Brady, Peyton Manning bring out best in each other
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Patriots’ keys to victory over the Broncos
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Reviewing the key talking points in Patriots-Broncos matchup

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Defensive pressure on quarterback key in Panthers-Cardinals game
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Former Wake AD ushers in era of strength, conditioning
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Building muscles the road to competitiveness, viability in ACC

Former ACC stars shine at East-West Shrine, NFLPA all-star games
Wilmington Star-News

ODU sets fundraising record, raising $8.12 million in 2015
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Son of legend Randy Moss commits to NC State
CBS Sports

January 23 2016

Western Carolina Announces Athletics Apparel Deal with adidas
catamountsports.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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How Thomas Davis, Luke Kuechly became the heart and soul of Panthers defense
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No time to reflect right now for Arizona’s old man Larry Fitzgerald
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Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly makes leap in pass coverage
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Panthers rule Jared Allen out for Sunday, and he’s not happy about it
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Kemba Walker leads Charlotte Hornets to comeback OT win at Orlando

NFL conference title game picks
USA Today

From the Arizona Republic
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Cardinals vs. Panthers scouting report, pick
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Cardinals unconcerned with Charlotte weather
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Fitzgerald is cherishing each and every moment
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No con job- Cards' Arians has team's attention

Jeff Jacobs- Manning-Brady XVII Is One For The Ages
Hartford Courant

Winners and losers on the ACC coaching carousel
ESPN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes fall to the Rangers 4-1
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Hurricanes, NC State-Duke will be played as scheduled
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Smith gets a head start at NC State
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NC State ready for Duke wrinkles

Mirror image Wolfpack, Blue Devils enter showdown facing similar challenges
Wilmington Star-News

N.C. State hopes to capitalize on post advantage vs. struggling Duke
Fayetteville Observer

January 22 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Jordan Staal scores in OT and Hurricanes beat Leafs 1-0
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Patience, hard work pay off for Keim, Cardinals
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Kobe top vote-getter; Leonard, Lowry NBA All-Star starters

From the Charlotte Observer
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Weather warnings in Charlotte won’t shift Arizona Cardinals’ travel plan
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Up off the couch, Dwight Freeney has had huge impact with Arizona Cardinals
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Carolina’s scariest matchup- Secondary vs. Cardinals’ speedy receivers
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Panthers special teams coach Bruce DeHaven has been through a lot in 30 years on sideline
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Panthers S Roman Harper makes a point of limiting opponent celebrations
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Winter weather could make BofA Stadium field slippery again
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Charlotte 49ers get win after 3 close losses, upset Marshall 103-95
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Bruton Smith ready to take spot in NASCAR’s Hall of Fame

Ed Hardin- A graceful final lap- Not for Tony Stewart
Greensboro News-Record

Well-deserved C of C honor for Pawlowski
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

ACC makes hoop schedule changes in anticipation of winter storm
Wilmington Star-News

January 21 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Roy Williams incensed after UNC’s 83-68 victory against Wake Forest
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Wolfpack basketball finding best version of itself
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Canes’ Cam Ward out indefinitely with concussion

From the Winston Salem Journal
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My Take on Wake- A long cold month gets longer and colder
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Mountaineers adjusting to new rules
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Panthers struggle with closing out games

From the Charlotte Observer
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WR Ted Ginn Jr. happy for better fit with Carolina Panthers
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Panthers QB Cam Newton- NFC Championship ‘just a football game’
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Cardinals at optimum health heading into NFC title game
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Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera wants his team used to elements
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Panthers QB Cam Newton- NFC Championship ‘just a football game’
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Durant's 26 points lead Thunder past Hornets

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Citadel names Thompson new football coach
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New Citadel coach Brent Thompson wants Bulldogs to ‘stick together’
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Sapakoff- The Citadel head coach hire, and a larger race issue
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Cavs snap Tigers’ streak
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USC rallies for win

NCAA OKs beer and wine sales at CWS and WCWS this year
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 20 2016

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers’ situational superheroes could make a name when theirs is called
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Arizona Cardinals are preparing for sloppy turf in Charlotte
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Arizona at Carolina- What can fans expect in NFC Championship Game?
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10 thoughts as the NFC Championship Game approaches for Carolina Panthers
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Chase playoff format coming to NASCAR’s lower divisions
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Charlotte Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist cleared for contact drills

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State breaks through for first ACC win, 78-61 at Pitt
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DeCock- Neither coach nor player, Canes’ Tim Gleason fills new role
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Canes excel at the art of the faceoff
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Cam Newton named Panthers’ Ed Block Courage Award winner

Out-of-state student numbers could cost UNC
Durham Herald Sun

On Campus- Dillon impresses at College Gridiron Showcase
Sanford Herald

Oklahoma football- Austin Kendall 'never wavered' from commitment to Sooners
Oklahoma News