March 27, 2017

It is not hard to believe that one of the primary problems with East Carolina on its way to a 3-9 football season in 2016 was the inconsistency of its defensive backfield.

The Pirates paid the price more than once for giving up big pass plays in games they otherwise played well, and the secondary…

Pirates complete sweep of Towson

March 26, 2017

After a relatively routine win over Towson on Friday night, East Carolina senior Eric Tyler used the old adage that for a baseball team to go on a hot streak or even a lengthy winning streak it must focus on “going 1-0 in each game.”

The No. 25 Pirates did just that against Towson,…

ANDERS: Dillon's Xfinity retaliation a bad look

March 26, 2017

Danica Patrick was seated in a dentist’s chair Friday morning in the media center at Auto Club Speedway for part of one of the most unique news conferences in NASCAR history.

Patrick was on hand as her sponsor, Aspen Dental, was announced as the new “Official Dentist of NASCAR.…

Seven-run seventh boosts Pirates

March 25, 2017

Using a full bevy of outfielders, East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin put some moving parts into action during the late innings in Saturday’s comeback win against Towson at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

The 25th-ranked Pirates were mainly stymied by Towson starting pitcher Kevin Ross, but they…