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ASHEVILLE — The Maui Invitational is moving to the mainland during the coronavirus pandemic. One of the premier preseason tournaments on the college basketball schedule, the Maui … more
RALEIGH — North Carolina State spent a week watching other Atlantic Coast Conference teams play after having its original opening game postponed amid coronavirus clusters involving Wolfpack … more
  RALEIGH — North Carolina State spent a week watching other Atlantic Coast Conference teams play after having its original opening game postponed amid coronavirus clusters involving … more
Since he emerged as rushing threat in the Southern Nash High backfield as a sophomore in 2016, Zonovan Knight has gotten better every year and 2020 figures to fit that trajectory. Knight — … more
The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball season will begin Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving. The Division I Council voted Wednesday to push the start date back from the originally … more
Poll voting can be misleading. That’s true of both the Associated Press ballots cast by writers and the USA Today tallies from the coaches. In the past decade or so, Michigan has been the … more
Duke is again 0-1 after opening the season against a top-10 team, but the similarities stop with the record as the Blue Devils prepare for their home at noon Saturday against Boston College. A … more
Sam Howell rarely looked like a rookie at North Carolina last season, rolling to big yardage totals and throwing more touchdowns than any true freshman in Bowl Subdivision history. That’s … more
Chase Brice knows the look and presence of a ranked team’s offensive line. He played behind one the last two years as a Clemson backup on a 2018 national championship team and 2019 national … more
RALEIGH — Braden Galloway is seeing shorter lines at fast-food restaurants and fewer people around campus after Clemson started the fall semester with online-only undergraduate classes amid the … more
Now the question is if Duke’s offensive line can simulate Clemson’s standards for quarterback Chase Brice. Duke announced Brice, a Clemson graduate transfer, earned the starting job … more
Duke is shuffling its experienced offensive line sooner than expected, but head coach David Cutcliffe was prepared for another reason. The COVID-19 pandemic forced him to recognize Plan Bs may be … more
Duke’s Mark Gilbert believed he was on a “fast-track” to the NFL. He had good reason to after a breakout sophomore season, earning 2017 first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference … more
At the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision level, a player grossly out of shape on the first day of September would normally be met with some stern words that aren’t suitable for all … more
Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson sees the holes left throughout his offense after major personnel losses from the Demon Deacons’ latest bowl run. He doesn’t sound deterred by them, … more
Duke coach David Cutcliffe knows the Blue Devils have to get more from their offense this season. The Blue Devils are coming off a season that saw them post some of their lowest yardage totals in … more
Mack Brown needed less than a year to stop North Carolina’s descent. Now he’s looking for a big jump in his second season. The 18th-ranked Tar Heels bring back quarterback Sam Howell … more
RALEIGH — North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren saw his program take its first stumble last season after years of steady building. He’s hoping an offseason of changes and player … more
The goal has long been simple for football independent Notre Dame: win big against a coast-to-coast schedule and earn a shot to play for a national championship without having to be tied to a … more
Barton College announced Monday that its 2020 athletic hall of fame induction ceremony would be postponed until 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event was part of the college’s … more
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