Special Editions

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

So much in sports has changed since mid-March when the COVID-19 pandemic impact rocked sports leagues nationwide. There also are aspects that have not changed, like uncertainty with game schedules.

East Carolina football coach Mike Houston said Tuesday he expects the five players who were not available Saturday to return to the team next week before the Pirates’ game Oct. 30 at Tulsa.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The talent gap between East Carolina and most other football teams in the American Athletic Conference is closing, which is evident in the Pirates’ defensive line stacked with promising young talent and freshman running back Rahjai Harris rushing for 115 yards versus South Florida and 172 ag…

Monday, October 19, 2020
Sunday, October 18, 2020

Navy fought for and churned out a tight victory at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday to continue its surprise start as the American Athletic Conference’s first-place football team, while East Carolina was left to wonder about what was missing — or more specifically who — in a 27-23 defeat.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

These three questions were part of preview coverage for East Carolina’s home football game against Navy. ECU lost 27-23 in a game that didn’t fully swing the Midshipmen’s way until late in the third quarter.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Thanks in part to an exemplary, 60-minute defensive effort, East Carolina battled visiting Navy until the final whistle in a 27-23 Midshipmen victory that was nothing like the grossly lopsided routs by the Mids over the Pirates in recent history.

Friday, October 16, 2020

East Carolina (1-2, 1-1 American Athletic Conference) is hoping to hand Navy its first AAC loss of the season. Here are three questions heading into the game:

How does North Carolina’s football team compare to Miami and Notre Dame, or even Clemson? Are the Tar Heels a legitimate contender for the College Football Playoff?

Here are three players to watch for the East Carolina-Navy game, which kicks off Saturday at noon on ESPN2:

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Beat writer Ronnie Woodward gets you ready for East Carolina football's second home game of the season, versus Navy, with his three questions video.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The East Carolina women’s basketball team held its first team practice of the 2020-21 season Wednesday afternoon inside Minges Coliseum.

East Carolina football is “dealing with issues,” head coach Mike Houston said Wednesday evening after the team’s practice, regarding COVID-19 testing and contact tracing.

Another step toward creating something of a normal college football atmosphere will take place Saturday afternoon at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, where East Carolina is set to welcome a maximum of 3,500 fans for the Pirates’ game against Navy.