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Lingering spotlight at ECU

Moving up a spot in the national rankings this week despite sitting at home during last Saturday’s bye, the No. 22 East Carolina football team continued to be part of the national college football conversation on Monday.

  • Another Panther RB injured

    CHARLOTTE — Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is “doubtful” for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, the latest setback for Carolina’s rushing game.

  • Heels' D gets failing grade

    CHAPEL HILL — Maybe this is the week North Carolina’s beleaguered defense will finally catch a break.

  • Doeren claims ’Noles faked injuries

    RALEIGH — The game between North Carolina State and Florida State continued Monday with coach Dave Doeren saying the Seminoles faked injuries to slow the Wolfpack down in their meeting over the weekend.

  • Stewart holds news conference

    KANNAPOLIS — Tony Stewart said Monday he never considered retiring from racing following the death of Kevin Ward Jr.

  • Pirates 22nd in AP poll

    Florida State remained No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after a second straight comeback victory, but support for the Seminoles is waning.

ECU

Lingering spotlight at ECU

Moving up a spot in the national rankings this week despite sitting at home during last Saturday’s bye, the No. 22 East Carolina football team continued to be part of the national college football conversation on Monday.

  • Pirates 22nd in AP poll

    Florida State remained No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after a second straight comeback victory, but support for the Seminoles is waning.

  • High-profile Pirates

    First there was a win at Virginia Tech, and then a 70-41 demolition of North Carolina at home, and with it, a No. 23 ranking and a new wave of momentum for the East Carolina football team this week.

  • Pirates getting wins in recruiting

    There is perhaps no greater recruiting tool in sports than winning.

  • Player faces assault on officer charge

    East Carolina junior offensive lineman Will Foxx faces two misdemeanor charges stemming from a spring altercation in which Foxx was alleged to have elbowed a female Greenville police officer, breaking her jaw.

  • ECU defense doing its part

    In the immediate aftermath of Saturday night’s football game in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, there was little jawing left to be done and no lingering arguments left to be finished.

Heels' D gets failing grade

CHAPEL HILL — Maybe this is the week North Carolina’s beleaguered defense will finally catch a break.

  • Doeren claims ’Noles faked injuries

    RALEIGH — The game between North Carolina State and Florida State continued Monday with coach Dave Doeren saying the Seminoles faked injuries to slow the Wolfpack down in their meeting over the weekend.

  • ACC: Deacs lose early lead

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Brandon Radcliff ran for two touchdowns and 129 yards and the Louisville defense held firm in Saturday’s ugly 20-10 win over Wake Forest.

  • Seminoles rally in Raleigh

    RALEIGH — Jameis Winston didn’t sound worried about the fact that Florida State had to fight the entire way to stay unbeaten at North Carolina State.

  • Top 25: Bulldogs, Aggies sneak by

    ATHENS, Ga. — Todd Gurley ran for a career-high 208 yards and two touchdowns, including a 51-yarder in the fourth quarter, as No. 12 Georgia bounced back from an early 10-0 deficit and held off gritty Tennessee 35-32 on Saturday.

  • ACC: ’Noles face ’Pack

    RALEIGH — Florida State has had plenty of trouble at North Carolina State — especially when carrying a national ranking.

Rose wins Greenville showdown

When J.H. Rose took over possession for the final time on Friday night, it had a rare opportunity to drive down the field for a two-possession lead, but quarterback Copeland Spell simply needed to kneel down inside his team’s 20-yard line to complete a 41-34 victory over rival D.H. Conley.

  • VIDEO: D.H. Conley at J.H. Rose, Sept. 26

    D.H. Conley played at J.H. Rose on Sept. 26, 2014. Rose won 41-34.

  • Evans busy on pitch, gridiron

    Nate Evans’ durability and time management skills were possibly put to the ultimate test this week, culminating with him playing in a soccer match Thursday between teams that came in with a combined 16-3-1 record and holding a key role in tonight’s football game at J.H. Rose that is annually considered one of the biggest in eastern North Carolina.

  • Falcons knock off Rose

    Coach Kellie Brumble lauded her South Central volleyball team’s effort in a close loss to D.H. Conley last week, saying that it showed progress from early in the season.

  • Local standout commits to ECU

    East Carolina now has two Pitt County players in this football recruiting class.

  • VIDEO: Fearless Forecast, Sept. 25, 2014

    Daily Reflector sports staffers Tony Castleberry and Ronnie Woodward break down this week's high school football action, including the Conley-Rose showdown.

Another Panther RB injured

CHARLOTTE — Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is “doubtful” for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, the latest setback for Carolina’s rushing game.

  • Europe cruises to Ryder Cup title

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland — The tone was set by Rory McIlroy, the best player in the world. The winning shot came from Jamie Donaldson, a Ryder Cup rookie.

  • NFL: Bucs upset Steelers

    PITTSBURGH — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers went from woeful to winners in 10 days.

  • Smith torches former team

    BALTIMORE — The most surprising aspect of Steve Smith’s performance against the Carolina Panthers was that it didn’t include taunts or bluster.

  • Americans need Ryder rally

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland — It’s 10-6 going into the final day of the Ryder Cup — again.

  • NFL: Eagles head to San Fran

    The Eagles have soared so far this season, especially in the second half.The 49ers would prefer to stick with 30-minute games.

Stewart holds news conference

KANNAPOLIS — Tony Stewart said Monday he never considered retiring from racing following the death of Kevin Ward Jr.

  • Gordon gets guaranteed Chase spot

    DOVER, Del. — Jeff Gordon doused Team Penske’s hot streak with a champagne bath in Victory Lane.

  • Logano enjoying career year

    DOVER, Del. — Kurt Busch looked around and saw NASCAR’s biggest stars crowding his car.

  • Stewart comforted by NASCAR family

    DOVER, Del. — Tony Stewart’s walk back to his motorhome was halted by a pair of old friends.

  • Grand jury will not charge Stewart

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, prosecutors said Wednesday in disclosing for the first time that the victim had enough marijuana in his system the night he died to impair his judgment.

  • NASCAR sets testing ban

    CHARLOTTE — NASCAR announced a new rules package Tuesday that will ban all private testing in 2015, including the annual Daytona 500 test, and levy the stiffest penalty possible on any team caught conducting its own sessions.

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