October 23, 2017

Coach Heather Macy and her East Carolina women’s basketball team thrive on creating matchup problems on the court.

This season, that could include a heavy dose of Mickayla Sanders. She is a graduate transfer from Liberty who is 6-foot, but mainly a wing player with 3-point shooting as her…

SUMMERS: ECU wins on emotion

October 23, 2017

On a Saturday-to-Saturday basis, America's college football obsession invariably overlooks the thousands of individual kids it takes to create the weekly spectacle.

More specifically, it commands those kids to be adults who are generally asked to take more accountability for their actions in games…

ECU-BYU: Three takeaways

October 22, 2017

East Carolina stopped an ugly three-game losing skid Saturday during homecoming at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium with a 33-17 win over BYU. Here are some takeaways:

1. Pass defense: In a pivotal sequence, BYU hit a 46-yard pass during the third quarter in a broken coverage by ECU that has been familiar in…

ANDERS: NASCAR already working on Charlotte roval

October 22, 2017

With today’s race at Kansas kicking off the second half of NASCAR’s playoffs, some of the sport’s focus this week was on a race almost a year away.

The Monster Energy Cup Series was in Charlotte this week for the first test of the track’s infield road course that will be…