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ECU's Presley paying dividends

The football life of Fred Presley has changed exponentially in the last four months, but he isn’t all that surprised.

  • Pirates win in return

    The East Carolina women’s basketball team secured a perfect non-conference home record for the regular season on Saturday.

  • Panthers, Vikes in title game

    Monday’s Pitt County girls’ basketball holiday tournament final will match an undefeated team against last year’s tournament champion.

  • Shooting woes cost ECU

    WILMINGTON — Sometimes, no matter how many other things a team does well, it cannot overcome not making shots and East Carolina experienced one of those times on Saturday.

  • Peele: County Club’s future uncertain

    Over the past few years, I’ve been told time and again that Pitt County cannot support six golf courses and one or more would likely face going out of business.

  • Top 25: Heels knock off OSU

    CHICAGO — Playing in Michael Jordan’s longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.

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ECU's Presley paying dividends

The football life of Fred Presley has changed exponentially in the last four months, but he isn’t all that surprised.

  • Pirates win in return

    The East Carolina women’s basketball team secured a perfect non-conference home record for the regular season on Saturday.

  • Shooting woes cost ECU

    WILMINGTON — Sometimes, no matter how many other things a team does well, it cannot overcome not making shots and East Carolina experienced one of those times on Saturday.

  • Pirates hosting Norfolk State

    After East Carolina defeated Loyola (Md.) on Dec. 9 in its fifth straight road game, ECU women’s basketball coach Heather Macy and her players took some days off to regroup after many hours traveling and time spent away from Greenville.

  • ECU's Roberts-Campbell returns

    Another test awaits East Carolina at the end of exam week.

  • Pirate continues living dream

    Brandon Williams wasn’t any different than a lot of kids.

Top 25: Heels knock off OSU

CHICAGO — Playing in Michael Jordan’s longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.

  • Bowl season’s biggest, best

    The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year’s three-for-one special.Three big games instead of one.

  • Williams to get tougher on Heels

    CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina coach Roy Williams says it’s time to get tougher on his team.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Tournament tip-off

Defense ruled the opening round of the Pitt County girls’ basketball Christmas tournament on Friday night at J.H. Rose.

  • Panthers, Vikes in title game

    Monday’s Pitt County girls’ basketball holiday tournament final will match an undefeated team against last year’s tournament champion.

  • Carter leaving South Central

    WINTERVILLE — Tim Carter has resigned as head football coach at South Central.

  • Rose boys upend Falcons

    WINTERVILLE — J.H. Rose’s boys’ basketball team knocked Pitt County and Eastern Carolina Conference rival South Central from the unbeaten ranks on Thursday night, but the Falcons probably feel like they knocked themselves down a notch as well.

  • Leonhardt ready to get cooking

    It was the idea of eventually working in a professional kitchen more than playing on the volleyball court that led Oakwood’s Cameron Leonhardt to Johnson and Wales.

  • 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.

Padres trade for Upton

ATLANTA — The San Diego Padres landed another of baseball’s top hitters, acquiring Atlanta outfielder Justin Upton on Friday in a trade that sent four prospects to the Braves.

  • Rivera ‘confident’ Newton will start

    CHARLOTTE — Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he’s awaiting final clearance from team physicians before officially naming Cam Newton the starter for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns.

  • NFL: Harbaugh mum on reported offer

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is declining to respond to reports that he is weighing an offer from Michigan to become the new football coach at his alma mater.

  • 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.

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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