November 15, 2017
Bradley Chubb, announced as one of five finalists for best defensive player in the country on Wednesday, has been a terror this season for the Wolfpack.
The senior is ritualistically praised by each week’s opposing coach, ranks first in the NCAA in tackles for loss (23.5), first among power…
November 14, 2017
As N.C. Wesleyan’s head coach, it took all of 23 years. But it certainly wasn’t for lack of trying.
Every few years, there were calls and inquiries, but because of scheduling conflicts, timing issues and loose ends that never got tied up, the matchup never fully came together.
November 08, 2017
Two weeks ago, N.C. State, ranked No. 14 in the country -- its highest since 2003 -- embarked on a two-week stretch that offered a chance to solidify itself in the upper-tier of college football.
Instead, it ended with a padded resume for its two opponents, Notre Dame and Clemson, which are…
November 05, 2017
It took a tense 90 seconds and an NCAA berth hanging in the balance for Frankie Taal to think back to his childhood.
Taal, the N.C. Wesleyan men’s soccer coach, remembered a popular saying from his native home, The Gambia in West Africa.
“In my country,” Taal said, “we have…
November 01, 2017
On their way to a national title last season over Alabama, the Clemson Tigers and coach Dabo Swinney faced a handful of regular season formalities. Including a 31-0 win over Ohio State in the College Football Playoff semifinals, the Tigers shut out the opposing team three times in 2016 and won six…
October 25, 2017
Both are among the top-ranked teams in the country.
Both are on long winning streaks after early season losses.
Both had pretty good weeks last week.
One ripped through then-11th-ranked Southern California, beating an old rival by 35 points, its largest margin since 1966.
The other rested.
October 25, 2017
East Carolina quarterback Thomas Sirk avoided a major injury to his throwing arm during Saturday night’s 33-17 homecoming victory against BYU.
The Pirates’ starter suffered what has now been ruled a triceps bruise. He is expected to participate in practices by the next few days during…