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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.

  • Tyson leads Pirates to win

    Freshman B.J. Tyson scored 22 points and sophomore Caleb White added 16 to lead East Carolina past Fresno State, 58-52, on Tuesday at the Gulf Coast Showcase in Eresto, Fla.

  • 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.

  • McNeill lauds bounce-back effort

    East Carolina head football coach Ruffin McNeill continued to champion on Monday afternoon his team’s bounce-back victory against Tulane last weekend in his usual team-first way.

  • Cold shooting costs Pirates

    Greg Mays scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Green Bay to a 66-49 victory over East Carolina on Monday in the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla.

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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.

  • Tyson leads Pirates to win

    Freshman B.J. Tyson scored 22 points and sophomore Caleb White added 16 to lead East Carolina past Fresno State, 58-52, on Tuesday at the Gulf Coast Showcase in Eresto, Fla.

  • McNeill lauds bounce-back effort

    East Carolina head football coach Ruffin McNeill continued to champion on Monday afternoon his team’s bounce-back victory against Tulane last weekend in his usual team-first way.

  • Cold shooting costs Pirates

    Greg Mays scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Green Bay to a 66-49 victory over East Carolina on Monday in the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla.

  • Roundup: Pirates set records

    The East Carolina men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams set a combined seven records and posted three NCAA ‘B’ qualifying times at the Nike Cup Invitational hosted by North Carolina in Chapel Hill last weekend.

  • Summers: All eyes on Hardy

    The college football universe scrambled to keep pace, to find No. 2 on every play.“Is that him out on the left flank? No, no, he’s in the slot.

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.

  • Oklahoma freshman sets record

    NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday.

  • Wildcats, Cavs improve to 4-0

    LEXINGTON, Ky. — Aaron Harrison scored 19 points, Devin Booker added 15, and top-ranked Kentucky shot 59 percent from the field to pull away from Boston University for an 89-65 victory Friday night.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • N.C. State getting another Barnhill

    It didn’t take long for Emmie Barnhill to decide which college she wanted to attend to further her swimming career.

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.

  • Anya sets Wolfpack record

    RALEIGH — BeeJay Anya set a school record with 10 blocked shots to help North Carolina State beat Jacksonville 79-43 on Thursday night.

  • Judge asked to approve concussion deal

    PHILADELPHIA — The NFL on Wednesday urged a judge to approve an estimated $1 billion settlement of concussion lawsuits despite concerns raised by former players or survivors who feel left out.

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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