UNC sluggish in bowl loss
By DAVE HOGG | December 26, 2014 - 10:23pm
DETROIT — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora knew that his team was going to have to play a very good game to beat Rutgers in the Quick Lane Bowl.
ASU, Duke look similar
By JOHN ERFORT | December 26, 2014 - 10:23pm
EL PASO, Texas — Arizona State and Duke have a lot of unfinished business — and a lot of similarities — heading into the 81st Sun Bowl.
’Pack holds off UCF
By Fred Goodall | December 26, 2014 - 10:23am
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Jacoby Brissett threw for 262 yards and one touchdown and Matt Dayes scored on runs of 24 and 15 yards to help N.C. State beat Central Florida 34-27 on Friday night in the Bitcoin Bowl.
Motor City showdown
December 25, 2014 - 10:25pm
DETROIT — With the NFL’s Lions taking over Detroit’s bowl game, the city was able to upgrade its conference matchup, going from a top Mid-American Conference team and an at-large berth to a Big Ten versus ACC pairing.
’Pack ready for Bitcoin Bowl
By Fred Goodall | December 25, 2014 - 10:24pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Central Florida can finish with at least 10 wins for the fourth time in five years, while North Carolina State hopes to take another step forward under second-year coach Dave Doeren.
Snyder still penning notes
By Dave Skretta | December 25, 2014 - 10:23pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. — The letters come on Kansas State stationary, always written in purple, felt-tip pen.
Schools pledge review of fight
December 23, 2014 - 10:23pm
The president of the University of Memphis says he has asked the school’s athletic director to work with coach Justin Fuente in investigating the postgame fight that broke out between BYU and the Tigers after the Miami Beach Bowl.
FSU's Winston cleared
By Kareem Copeland | December 21, 2014 - 10:23pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press on Sunday.
Top 25: Heels knock off OSU
December 20, 2014 - 10:23pm
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
By John Marshall | December 19, 2014 - 10:23pm
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.
Williams to get tougher on Heels
By Aaron Beard | December 18, 2014 - 10:23pm
CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina coach Roy Williams says it’s time to get tougher on his team.
Judge rejects concussions deal
By MICHAEL TARM | December 17, 2014 - 10:27pm
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
By Genaro C. Armas | December 17, 2014 - 10:23pm
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
By Joedy Mccreary | December 17, 2014 - 10:23pm
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
By Joedy Mccreary | December 16, 2014 - 10:23pm
RALEIGH — This December feels a little more normal for North Carolina State.
Tar Heels bounce back
By Aaron Beard | December 16, 2014 - 10:23pm
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
By Aaron Beard | December 15, 2014 - 10:23pm
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.
Roundup: Wofford stuns NCSU
December 14, 2014 - 10:23pm
RALEIGH — Justin Gordon hit a contested layup with 1.9 seconds left, capping a late comeback that helped Wofford upset N.C. State 55-54 on Sunday.
Kentucky blows out Heels
December 13, 2014 - 10:23pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Moving gingerly on crutches and showing little emotion two days after sustaining a season-ending knee injury, soft-spoken Kentucky forward Alex Poythress didn’t hesitate when coach John Calipari asked him to lead the pregame remarks.
Oregon QB wins Heisman
By Ralph D. Russo | December 13, 2014 - 10:23pm
NEW YORK — Marcus Mariota, the prototypical 21st-century quarterback, took an old-fashioned approach to become Oregon’s first Heisman Trophy winner.
Playoff games add up for families
By Rusty Miller | December 12, 2014 - 10:23pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Take out a loan or even a second mortgage, forgo Christmas presents or split a hotel room.
Heisman ceremony focused on football
By Ralph D. Russo | December 12, 2014 - 10:23pm
NEW YORK — It was just two guys talking football and posing for pictures with a big bronze trophy.
Powerhouses vs. newcomers in Cary
By Joedy Mccreary | December 11, 2014 - 10:23pm
CARY — UCLA and Virginia are used to making deep runs in the men’s NCAA soccer tournament.
’Pack searching for inside scorer
By Aaron Beard | December 11, 2014 - 10:23pm
RALEIGH — North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried would love for one of his young big men to quickly develop into a reliable inside scoring threat.
Top 25: Kentucky overcomes slow start
December 10, 2014 - 10:23pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Top-ranked Kentucky gave up the first 11 points and trailed at halftime before finally shaking off a slow start to beat pesky Columbia 56-46 on Wednesday night.