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Pirates head to Tulsa

East Carolina football is bent on a second straight 10-3 season, but to have a chance the Pirates will have to solve their recent road riddles tonight in Tulsa, Okla.

  • Pirate women suffer first loss

    FREEPORT, Grand Bahama Island — Alexis Peterson scored 19 points, matching her career high, as No. 22 Syracuse women beat East Carolina 69-58 and advanced to today’s championship in the Lucaya Division of the Junkanoo Jam.

  • ACC-SEC games highlight Week 14

    A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 14 of the season:GAME OF THE WEEK: Virginia at Virginia Tech.

  • Benjamin looks to avoid rookie wall

    CHARLOTTE — Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin says he has no plans on slowing down after needing just 11 games to establish new franchise rookie records for receptions, yards receiving and touchdowns in a season.

  • Transition time for Pirates

    The time of year has arrived when senior college football players realize the end of this phase of their lives is imminent, and it’s simultaneously the time when younger team leaders embrace the annual tradition of trying to send the elders out the right way.

  • Pirates fall in 5th-place game

    Freshman B.J. Tyson scored a career-high 24 points to lead East Carolina on Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough in a 75-73 men’s basketball loss to Hawaii at the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla.

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Pirates head to Tulsa

East Carolina football is bent on a second straight 10-3 season, but to have a chance the Pirates will have to solve their recent road riddles tonight in Tulsa, Okla.

  • Pirate women suffer first loss

    FREEPORT, Grand Bahama Island — Alexis Peterson scored 19 points, matching her career high, as No. 22 Syracuse women beat East Carolina 69-58 and advanced to today’s championship in the Lucaya Division of the Junkanoo Jam.

  • Transition time for Pirates

    The time of year has arrived when senior college football players realize the end of this phase of their lives is imminent, and it’s simultaneously the time when younger team leaders embrace the annual tradition of trying to send the elders out the right way.

  • Pirates fall in 5th-place game

    Freshman B.J. Tyson scored a career-high 24 points to lead East Carolina on Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough in a 75-73 men’s basketball loss to Hawaii at the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla.

  • Unbeaten ECU faces ranked slate

    The East Carolina women’s basketball team’s undefeated record will get put to the test against the 22nd-ranked team in the country today, and a win by the Pirates would likely give them a shot at the No. 1 team.

  • Carden values supporting cast

    At the periphery of the hoopla surrounding East Carolina’s Justin Hardy setting the NCAA record for career receptions last weekend, another, lesser appreciated phenomenon was at play.

ACC-SEC games highlight Week 14

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 14 of the season:GAME OF THE WEEK: Virginia at Virginia Tech. The winner of the Commonwealth Cup also earns bowl eligibility.

  • ACC teams struggling on returns

    CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina’s Ryan Switzer made returning punts for touchdowns look easy last season.

  • ACC: Duke refocuses on Wake

    DURHAM — There’s a fresh coat of paint and new carpet in the visitor’s locker room at Duke. All signs of Carolina blue spray paint are gone.

  • UNC in packed Atlantis field

    PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — North Carolina coach Roy Williams knows a trip to the Bahamas will not in any way resemble a Thanksgiving vacation for his Tar Heels.

  • UNC builds late-season surge

    CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina is putting together another late-season turnaround.

  • ACC: State holds off USF

    RALEIGH — Trevor Lacey scored 21 points to help N.C. State hold off South Florida 68-65 on Sunday.

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Wrap up the high school football season with Daily Reflector sports staffers Jim Gentry, Tony Castleberry and Ronnie Woodward.

  • Jags knock off top seed

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Down by five points in the final minutes, East Bladen needed a game-saving play to advance past the second round of the state 2-A East playoffs.

  • Chargers, Rampants eliminated

    LITTLEFIELD — A few big plays plus a defensive adjustment in the second half equaled the end of Ayden-Grifton’s football season.

  • Powell powers Rampants’ attack

    Maybe it’s the shoes. In the immediate aftermath of Cornell Powell’s six-touchdown performance last Friday in a 4-A state playoff victory over New Hanover, Powell had a difficult time piecing together the words and thoughts to explain what had just happened.

  • FEARLESS: High school football preview

    Daily Reflector sports staffers Jim Gentry, Tony Castleberry and Ronnie Woodward break down the second week of playoffs of Pitt County's 2014 high school football season and make their predictions.

  • Panthers, Vikings split

    BETHEL — The night featured the usual turnovers, fouls and other mental mistakes expected when teams are playing their first basketball games of the season.

Benjamin looks to avoid rookie wall

CHARLOTTE — Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin says he has no plans on slowing down after needing just 11 games to establish new franchise rookie records for receptions, yards receiving and touchdowns in a season.

  • Redskins bench Griffin III

    ASHBURN, Va. — Move over, RG3. It’s Colt vs. the Colts.

  • NFL: Browns rally for win

    ATLANTA — Brian Hoyer shook off three interceptions, leading the Cleveland Browns down the field in the final minute to set up Billy Cundiff’s 37-yard field goal as time expired for a 26-24 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

  • Broncos stumbling into Miami game

    The Denver Broncos suddenly are looking fragile. They need to end their November swoon quickly or they could face the possibility of not playing in January.

  • Panthers hope to make run after bye

    CHARLOTTE — Panthers coach Ron Rivera had a moment of weakness before his players left for the bye week.“I broke my own rule,” Rivera confessed to reporters this week, “I looked ahead.

  • Union appeals Peterson suspension

    The NFL players’ union on Thursday appealed the league’s suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent, neutral arbitrator hears the case.

Long title search over for Harvick

It was some six hours after Kevin Harvick had won his first Sprint Cup championship when he was finally able to peel off his beer-soaked firesuit, take a shower and begin celebrating the biggest moment of his career.

  • Kahne gets 3-year extension

    CONCORD — Hendrick Motorsports announced a three-year contract extension Thursday that keeps Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Chevrolet through the 2018 Sprint Cup season.

  • Busch meets with investigators

    WILMINGTON, Del. — Police in Delaware have interviewed NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and are continuing to investigate allegations by his ex-girlfriend that he assaulted her during the September race at Dover International Speedway.

  • Harvick wins NASCAR title

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kevin Harvick charged through the field, picking off car after car, passing two other title contenders on a series of restarts.

  • ESPN’s NASCAR coverage ending

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. — When the checkered flag waves on today’s race, ESPN will wave goodbye to NASCAR.ESPN and NASCAR are headed toward their second split following the finale that will crown a Sprint Cup champion.

  • France: Chase has improved NASCAR

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. — After a wild playoff round filled with brawls and go-for-the-throat racing that left NASCAR’s biggest stars out of title contention, chairman Brian France said Friday the series would “be delighted” if winless Ryan Newman defied the odds and claims the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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