September 19, 2018

Somewhat wondrously, after being chased to Texas by a hurricane last Thursday, after marching into Baylor’s stadium last weekend without its NFL prospect at quarterback, and after losing more starters during the first three weeks than during any three-game stretch last season, Duke football…

UNC closes in on quarter mark of season in dire need of win

September 19, 2018

Breaking down a sports season into manageable, bite-sized pieces can help to put a year into perspective. A strong stretch of games can be pointed to as progress and something to build on, while a string of losses can make for a frustrating month.

North Carolina is at one of those checkpoints.


Duke beats Baylor, improves to 3-0

September 16, 2018

WACO, Texas — Duke overcame all the distractions and an extended trip to Texas because of a massive storm and is off to a 3-0 start for the second year in a row.

Quentin Harris threw for 174 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, filling in for injured Daniels Jones, and the…

On campus: Florence washes away most, but not all, games for local college players

September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence all but washed away Week 5 of the high school football season.

It also all but washed away this segment for the week. With many of the Twin Counties' NCAA Division 1 football players opting to attend schools in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, all regional games…