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  • Tyson inspired by family loss

    By Tony Castleberry | October 5, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Sources of inspiration are everywhere for B.J. Tyson.His East Carolina basketball coaches and teammates push him to get better on a daily basis.

  • Baseball schedule released

    October 5, 2015 - 10:24pm

    East Carolina will once again play a baseball schedule filled with home games and contests against NCAA tournament teams from the previous campaign.

  • Cougars coach ‘confused’ by rankings

    By Ronnie Woodward | October 5, 2015 - 10:24pm

    Football Bowl Subdivision teams not in Power Five conferences are gathered together into the Group of Five.

  • McNeill notes defensive improvement

    By Nathan Summers | October 5, 2015 - 10:24pm

    Third downs became a nightmare for the Mustangs of SMU on Saturday as East Carolina sent blitz after blitz at them in a 49-23 win.

  • Summers: A man for all seasons

    October 4, 2015 - 10:24pm

    DALLASThis time, it happened on dry land.

  • Summers sparks ECU win

    By Nathan Summers | October 3, 2015 - 11:00pm

    DALLAS — East Carolina threw a barrage of bliztes at SMU on Saturday afternoon, but none were as staggering as the one that saw the Pirates score 42 unanswered points in a 49-23 rout in Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

  • Gameday: Pirates-Mustangs

    October 2, 2015 - 10:44pm

    With a sudden jolt of momentum, East Carolina is back on the road today with a mind to jump into the win column in the American Athletic Conference football standings.

  • Pirates, SMU focused on AAC

    By Ronnie Woodward | October 1, 2015 - 10:24pm

    Southern Methodist football coach Chad Morris hasn’t been bashful about touting his team’s nonconference schedule, saying multiple times this season that he thinks matchups against top-five squads Baylor and TCU make the schedule one of the most difficult in the country.

  • Sizing up the Pirates

    By Tony Castleberry | September 30, 2015 - 10:25pm

    East Carolina’s basketball team looks different this season, and it is not just because of the six newcomers on the roster.

  • Young defensive players progressing

    By Nathan Summers | September 30, 2015 - 10:24pm

    The raw data shows that East Carolina dominated Virginia Tech’s offense in almost every situation in last week’s win, possibly an indication of more great things to come for the winner.

  • Pirates honing 2-QB attack

    By Nathan Summers | September 29, 2015 - 10:24pm

    Perhaps the greatest advantage of having two quarterbacks as active members of an offense is the peril it causes opponents, even in the week leading up to the game.

  • McNeill lauds comeback

    By Nathan Summers | September 28, 2015 - 10:24pm

    Ruffin McNeill contended that some games are decided before they are actually played, hinting that was the case in last Saturday’s 35-28 triumph over Virginia Tech.

  • Pirates rule the pool

    By Tony Castleberry | September 27, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Entering his 34th season at East Carolina, swimming and diving coach Rick Kobe seems as motivated as ever to continue the Pirates’ winning ways.

  • Summers: QBs' tall comeback tale

    September 27, 2015 - 10:24pm

    A man stood alone in the rain, peering out from beneath a hood and leaning on crutches on Saturday evening in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

  • Pirates take out Tech

    By Nathan Summers | September 26, 2015 - 10:55pm

    East Carolina’s quarterbacks played an unforgettable game of oneupmanship on Saturday afternoon, and Virginia Tech could do nothing to stop it.

  • Receivers give ECU a boost

    By Ronnie Woodward | September 26, 2015 - 10:25pm

    A lot of talk this week for the Virginia Tech-East Carolina football game centered around East Carolina’s receivers and how they beat Virginia Tech defensive backs often in 1-on-1 matchups last year to spark a 28-21 win in Blacksburg, Va.

  • QB Kemp steadied Pirate ship

    By Ronnie Woodward | September 26, 2015 - 10:24pm

    East Carolina offensive coordinator Dave Nichol calls quarterback Blake Kemp West Coast cool.

  • Gameday: Pirates hosting Hokies

    By Nathan Summers | September 25, 2015 - 10:25pm

    An East Carolina football team in need of some momentum faces a third consecutive tall order this afternoon when the Pirates square off with 2-1 Virginia Tech.

  • Up close with Chris Hairston

    September 25, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Q: What play excites you the most when it is called during a game? A: I love the draw play.

  • Pirates primed for home game

    By Nathan Summers | September 23, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Terrell Stanley’s facial expression likely spoke for his entire team after practice.

  • Pirates boast bookend 'brothers'

    By Nathan Summers | September 22, 2015 - 10:25pm

    The East Carolina football team needs ways to jump-start its running game, which has been bottled up each of the last two weeks in a pair of Pirate losses, and which will be staring down Virginia Tech next.

  • McNeill keeping the faith

    By Nathan Summers | September 21, 2015 - 10:25pm

    Despite his team’s 1-2 start, East Carolina head football coach Ruffin McNeill said there is no reason to lose faith so early.

  • Tejada’s transformation

    By Tony Castleberry | September 21, 2015 - 4:43pm

    There is less of Lance Tejada heading into the East Carolina basketball season, which means Pirate fans will probably see more of him.

  • Summers: Mids' athleticism underrated

    September 20, 2015 - 10:24pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Md.How fast a man can run a 40-yard dash might be the most overrated number in football. Just ask the Navy Midshipmen.

  • Kemp, offense seek improvements

    By Nathan Summers | September 19, 2015 - 10:25pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Blake Kemp lost another game on Saturday that he fully expected to win, and the East Carolina quarterback once again did not shy away from saying so.

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