November 13, 2017
Miami is back at No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll , the Hurricanes’ best ranking since 2003.
The undefeated Hurricanes leaped five spots from No. 7 after routing Notre Dame on Saturday night. Alabama remained No. 1, where it has been since the preseason, getting 57 first-…
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 07, 2017
Michigan State’s Miles Bridges has everyone’s attention.
The 6-foot-7 sophomore headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team as the leading vote-getter by a wide margin for the five-player squad. Bridges received 61 votes from the 65-member national media panel that selects…
November 06, 2017
Notre Dame and Clemson climbed while Ohio State and Penn State tumbled out of the top 10, leaving the latest Associated Press college football poll looking a lot like the College Football Playoff rankings — with one big difference.
Alabama remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 on Sunday , as it has…
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…
October 15, 2017
It didn’t take long for the N.C. Wesleyan football team to take a lead on fellow USA South Conference member Greensboro on Saturday in a game at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex.
It didn’t take long for the Bishops to add to that lead, either, as they built an early lead then cruised to a…
October 12, 2017
The Atlantic Coast Conference entered the season flexing its muscles with the defending national champions, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner and abundant hope to show it’s deeper than just one team.
Halfway through the season, it hasn’t turned out that way.
The ACC seems to be a…