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Hurricane douses ECU's upset bid

There are often numerous reasons coaches can give for why their team lost a game.

  • Rose swimming wins conference

    J.H. Rose came into Saturday’s 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference championship swim meet already with a slight lead because of points accumulated on Thursday during the diving portion, and the Rampants sealed the win with an all-around stellar performance on Saturday.

  • Peele: seminar at Cypress Landing

    The Carolinas Golf Association will once again hold a series of USGA Rules of Golf seminars throughout the Carolinas this year, the 39th straight year the CGA has done so.

  • Tulsa women end ECU streak

    The best example of the ebb and flow tendencies of the East Carolina women’s basketball team on Saturday against Tulsa was the Pirates’ offensive efficiency, but the inconsistency ended up being too costly.

  • Belichick: Pats deserve to be in Super Bowl

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Saying his team “followed the rules to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating.

  • K shoots for 1,000

    DURHAM — Mike Krzyzewski is on the verge of yet another coaching milestone.

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Hurricane douses ECU's upset bid

There are often numerous reasons coaches can give for why their team lost a game.

  • Tulsa women end ECU streak

    The best example of the ebb and flow tendencies of the East Carolina women’s basketball team on Saturday against Tulsa was the Pirates’ offensive efficiency, but the inconsistency ended up being too costly.

  • Pirates brave rain in 1st workout

    On a day like Friday, there might have been even more incentive for East Carolina’s baseball players than there normally would have been during an intrasquad scrimmage on the first day of preseason practice.

  • ECU faces talented Tulsa

    East Carolina men’s basketball coach Jeff Lebo was willing to solicit help from anyone heading into today’s game against Tulsa.

  • ECU women look to extend streak

    The East Carolina women’s basketball team will be looking to complete a regular season sweep over Tulsa today, and a win would also extend the Pirates’ streak to five games.

  • Harrell rejoins softball staff

    Keli Harrell, East Carolina softball’s all-time saves leader, has returned to her alma mater as an interim assistant softball coach.

K shoots for 1,000

DURHAM — Mike Krzyzewski is on the verge of yet another coaching milestone.

  • No. 15 UNC beats Wake

    WINSTON-SALEM — Kennedy Meeks scored 12 of his 16 points after halftime to help No. 15 North Carolina pull away and beat Wake Forest 87-71 on Wednesday night.

  • K one away from 1,000

    DURHAM — Mike Krzyzewski moved one victory from 1,000 for his Hall of Fame career in No. 5 Duke’s 79-65 win over Pittsburgh on Monday night.

  • Tar Heels turn to Chizik

    North Carolina is hoping former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik can turn around its struggling defense.

  • UNC wins despite miscues

    CHAPEL HILL — Justin Jackson scored 16 points and No. 15 North Carolina held on for a sloppy 68-53 win over Virginia Tech on Sunday night.

  • Roundup: Duke beats No. 6 Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Nice as it was to finally halt the losing streak, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski cautioned against reading too much into Saturday’s 63-52 win over No. 6 Louisville.

Farmville, Conley score big wins

BETHEL — While teams are usually encouraged to forget wins and losses shortly after they are in the books, Farmville Central’s boys’ basketball squad had the memory of its only defeat of the season in the front of its mind heading into Friday’s showdown at North Pitt.

  • Rose swimming wins conference

    J.H. Rose came into Saturday’s 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference championship swim meet already with a slight lead because of points accumulated on Thursday during the diving portion, and the Rampants sealed the win with an all-around stellar performance on Saturday.

  • Rose, S. Central pick up key wins

    South Central and J.H. Rose picked up big wins Tuesday night to start a week-long stretch in which the top four boys’ basketball teams in the 4-A/3-A Eastern Carolina Conference — Rose, SC, D.H. Conley and New Bern — are set to meet frequently and battle for position in the standings.

  • Panthers rally for another title

    North Pitt’s fourth consecutive Pitt County championship looked to be in doubt for most of Saturday afternoon’s wrestling tournament at D.H. Conley High School, but the Panthers ended the afternoon with the trophy in their hands.

  • Roundup: Pitt title up for grabs

    Pitt County’s high school wrestlers will converge at D.H. Conley today for the annual January tradition of the Pitt County Championships that is centered around bragging rights from a multi-layered perspective.

  • All-County football: Edward Davis

    Edward Davis tries to make as many decisions as possible prior to the snap of the football, but he said his favorite part about being a middle linebacker is reacting to what happens immediately after everything gets put into motion.

Belichick: Pats deserve to be in Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Saying his team “followed the rules to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating.

  • Probe of Pats persists

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The NFL says it is still investigating how the New England Patriots used underinflated balls in their last game but has no conclusions yet and no timetable for resolving the cheating accusations with the Super Bowl nine days away.

  • Few answers in Pats' scandal

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.

  • Richmond part of D League experiment

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — David Arseneault Jr. thought nothing of the email when it first appeared in his inbox.

  • NFL investigating Pats' pigskins

    The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

  • NFL investigating Pats' pigskins

    The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

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.


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