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Pirate still proving his Worth

He has gone deep a few times and has also pinned his opponents deep with frequency this season, but just as important as either of those, Worth Gregory has sunken his roots deeper into the East Carolina football framework for the future.

  • Judge rejects concussions deal

    CHICAGO — A federal judge rejected a proposed $75 million head injury settlement with the NCAA as far too broad on Wednesday and ordered both sides to go back to the drawing board.

  • Wisconsin hires Pitt’s Chryst

    MADISON, Wis. — Paul Chryst is coming home to coach Wisconsin.The school made it official on Wednesday, hiring Chryst away from Pittsburgh.

  • Busch takes stand at hearing

    DOVER, Del. — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her.

  • Duke looking for elusive bowl win

    DURHAM — During its recent rise to relevance, Duke has taken care of a bunch of first-in-a-long-time things.Except one: Win a bowl game.

  • Newton returns to practice

    CHARLOTTE — Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday eight days after a horrific-looking automobile accident left him with two fractures in his lower back.

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Pirate still proving his Worth

He has gone deep a few times and has also pinned his opponents deep with frequency this season, but just as important as either of those, Worth Gregory has sunken his roots deeper into the East Carolina football framework for the future.

  • Richardson steps up

    The unfortunate pain of a teammate has given Terrell Richardson the pleasure of being a starter for the East Carolina football team, a bittersweet but common twist in football.

  • Hardy aims to go out a winner

    There is just one thing left for Justin Hardy to do.

  • Pirate DBs learn lesson

    It was a great throw, but someone had to make a play.

  • Pirates back to practice

    A season filled with interruptions is finally in its home stretch for the East Carolina football team.

  • Second-half surge guides ECU

    In the first half of Saturday’s men’s basketball game against James Madison, East Carolina appeared to be suffering from a hangover after last week’s blowout loss at North Carolina.

Wisconsin hires Pitt’s Chryst

MADISON, Wis. — Paul Chryst is coming home to coach Wisconsin.The school made it official on Wednesday, hiring Chryst away from Pittsburgh.

  • Judge rejects concussions deal

    CHICAGO — A federal judge rejected a proposed $75 million head injury settlement with the NCAA as far too broad on Wednesday and ordered both sides to go back to the drawing board.

  • Duke looking for elusive bowl win

    DURHAM — During its recent rise to relevance, Duke has taken care of a bunch of first-in-a-long-time things.Except one: Win a bowl game.

  • ’Pack appreciates return to bowl

    RALEIGH — This December feels a little more normal for North Carolina State.

  • Tar Heels bounce back

    GREENSBORO — Kennedy Meeks scored 18 points to help No. 24 North Carolina beat UNC Greensboro 79-56 on Tuesday night.

  • UNC defense gets another shot

    CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina’s defense was a mess most of the season, giving up chunks of yardage and bunches of points to turn nearly every game into a shootout.

Rose, Conley split

D.H. Conley’s boys’ basketball team came into Tuesday’s Conley-J.H. Rose matchup with the momentum, but it was the host Rampants who ended the night with momentum on their side.

  • Seeding announced for tourney

    A key component of the Pitt County boys’ basketball holiday tournament was completed at Parker’s Barbecue on Monday night, and things only escalate from here.

  • No replay for disputed game

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The ruling on the field stands.

  • Roundup: FC boys unbeaten

    BOYS’ BASKETBALLFarmville Central 66Corinth Holders 45CH (45)Adams 3, Walker 10, Mills 6, Kirkwood 2, Minga 3, Bryant 10, Jones 4, Cooper 4.

  • Rose avenges A-G loss

    Ayden-Grifton’s boys’ basketball team came into Tuesday’s game at J.H. Rose with a rare opportunity of capturing a second victory over Rose in a season.

  • Board votes against replay

    OKLAHOMA CITY — It was the final minute of the state quarterfinal when Douglass High School appeared to score the winning touchdown on a fourth-down play.

Newton returns to practice

CHARLOTTE — Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday eight days after a horrific-looking automobile accident left him with two fractures in his lower back.

  • Wait-and-see approach with Newton

    CHARLOTTE — Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he’ll take a wait-and-see approach as to whether or not quarterback Cam Newton will play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

  • Panthers win, eye 1st place

    CHARLOTTE — Greg Olsen has plans for a date with his television set.

  • NFL: Cincy blanks Manziel, Browns

    CLEVELAND — Johnny Manziel spent his first NFL start being chased and taunted by Cincinnati defenders as the Bengals rudely welcomed the hyped rookie quarterback to the league with a 30-0 demolition of the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

  • Several teams out to clinch divisions

    It creeps into conversation and thoughts as the NFL season winds down. It’s a word most coaches and players try to avoid uttering, yet always are aware of.Clinch.

  • Peterson’s appeal denied

    MINNEAPOLIS — The NFL’s hard line on Adrian Peterson held up.

Busch takes stand at hearing

DOVER, Del. — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her.

  • Sprint to end NASCAR sponsorship

    CHARLOTTE — Sprint informed NASCAR it won’t extend title sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract, which expires after the 2016 season.

  • Harvick climbs to summit

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two years ago, Kevin Harvick was evaluating his life. He and his wife, DeLana, had welcomed a son, their only child.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Bless your heart
Bless your heart

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