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Touchdown Friday Top 9 for Week 5

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Here are the latest rankings heading to week five of the high school football season for Touchdown Friday More>>

Awards Continue to Pour in for Shane Carden

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 East Carolina's Shane Carden added a pair of weekly honors to his senior resume Tuesday after being named the Davey O'Brien Co-Quarterback and the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player-of-the-Week. More>>

Pirates Honored as Carolina Week Kicks Off Video included

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 Following East Carolina's 28-21 win at No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday, a trio of Pirates have earned weekly honors highlighted by junior Josh Hawkins' selection as the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player-of-the-Week. More>>

ECU upsets No. 17 Virginia Tech, 28-21 Video included

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Shane Carden's touchdown run with less than a minute to play lifted East Carolina to the 28-21 win over Virginia Tech this afternoon. It's the first win for the Pirates in Blacksburg since 1991. More>>

Touchdown Friday Week 4 Scores Video included

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Games of the Week - JH Rose 57, Rocky Mount 29 – Final
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Oscar Pistorious guilty of "culpable homicide." Video included

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A South African judge has found the "Bladerunner," Oscar Pistorius, guilty of "culpable homicide." More>>

Ravens fans, men and women, wear No 27 for Rice Video included

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Music blared from the purple bus, and Baltimore Ravens fan Racquel Bailey stood with drink in hand amid her usual tailgate buddies while making a bold fashion statement: a black, rhinestone-decorated jersey with the white... More>>

Tune in: A Night With Coach Ruff airs after Thursday Nigh Football Video included

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Following Thursday Night Football, 9 On Your Side's Brian Bailey will have an in-depth interview with ECU coach Ruffin McNeil.
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Friday night football games move to Thursday night

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Touchdown Friday is quickly becoming Touchdown Thursday this week. More>>

NFL commissioner visits Wake Forest High amid controversy Video included

Goodell's visit comes in the midst of a storm of controversy surrounding how he and the league handled the suspension of Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice. (Emma Wright/WNCN) Goodell's visit comes in the midst of a storm of controversy surrounding how he and the league handled the suspension of Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice. (Emma Wright/WNCN)
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell paid a visit to Wake Forest High School Wednesday to discuss Heads Up Football with the Cougars football team. More>>

Coach Ruffin McNeill writes pirate-themed children's book Video included

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While the ECU Pirates were busy preparing for the upcoming football season both on and off the field, head coach Ruffin McNeill was also busy writing a children's book.
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New Bern continues at number 1, West Carteret debuts in Top 9 Video included

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New Bern continues on as the number one team in this week's Touchdown Friday Top 9 poll. More>>

NC high court hears speedway's suit over $80M deal

One of the country's largest auto racing track operators gets one more crack at convincing North Carolina judges it should get $80 million in tax breaks offered by local officials. More>>

Strong reactions to Rice video, player's release Video included

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By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer Football is a fraternity, and NFL players rarely criticize each other publicly, especially when it comes to matters of discipline. More>>

Panthers coach: QB Cam Newton to start vs. Detroit

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Cam Newton will be back under center for the Carolina Panthers' home opener Sunday against the Detroit Lions. More>>

Pirates fall at South Carolina, 33-23 Video included

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Steve Spurrier won his 200th SEC game as South Carolina defeated East Carolina 33-23 on Saturday night. More>>

Touchdown Friday Week Three Scores Video included

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Touchdown Friday Week Three Scores
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Rose Sweeps Past South Central in Volleyball Video included

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JH Rose ran its record to a perfect 5-0, sweeping South Central in three games Tuesday night at home. More>>

Spurrier talks about Pirates to preview upcoming game Video included

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South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is hoping for better things from his Gamecocks in week two of the college football season. More>>

New Bern takes over top spot in Touchdown Friday Top 9 Video included

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New Bern takes over the top spot in our Touchdown Friday Top 9 poll heading into week three of the high school football season. More>>

Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's Video included

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I would argue we live in one of the best places to cover football. At the high school level our teams always win state championships, then you get to see many of those players excel in college.
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Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener Video included

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On a night when star senior receiver Justin Hardy snared a pair of touchdown passes and became East Carolina's all-time leader in receptions, it was a pass he threw that will be remembered as the highlight of the 2014 season-opener Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

ECU hosts N.C. Central in 2014 season opener Video included

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East Carolina, which has made bowl appearances in seven of the last eight seasons, will open the new campaign under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill when the Pirates battle North Carolina Central in a non-conference matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

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  • Awards Continue to Pour in for Shane Carden

    Awards Continue to Pour in for Shane Carden

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:58:51 GMT
     East Carolina's Shane Carden added a pair of weekly honors to his senior resume Tuesday after being named the Davey O'Brien Co-Quarterback and the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player-of-the-Week.
     East Carolina's Shane Carden added a pair of weekly honors to his senior resume Tuesday after being named the Davey O'Brien Co-Quarterback and the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player-of-the-Week.
  • Pirates Honored as Carolina Week Kicks Off

    Pirates Honored as Carolina Week Kicks Off

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:00:42 GMT
     Following East Carolina's 28-21 win at No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday, a trio of Pirates have earned weekly honors highlighted by junior Josh Hawkins' selection as the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player-of-the-Week.
     Following East Carolina's 28-21 win at No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday, a trio of Pirates have earned weekly honors highlighted by junior Josh Hawkins' selection as the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player-of-the-Week.
  • ECU upsets No. 17 Virginia Tech, 28-21

    ECU upsets No. 17 Virginia Tech, 28-21

    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-09-14 00:15:15 GMT
    Shane Carden's touchdown run with less than a minute to play lifted East Carolina to the 28-21 win over Virginia Tech this afternoon. It's the first win for the Pirates in Blacksburg since 1991.
    Shane Carden's touchdown run with less than a minute to play lifted East Carolina to the 28-21 win over Virginia Tech this afternoon. It's the first win for the Pirates in Blacksburg since 1991.
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  • SEC dominating AP poll again

    SEC dominating AP poll again

    Sunday, September 14 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-09-14 20:30:54 GMT
    By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's third weekend.
    By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's third weekend.
  • SEC with 5 teams in top 10 of AP poll

    SEC with 5 teams in top 10 of AP poll

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-09-14 18:10:39 GMT
    By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern...
    By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference...
  • Boston College runs over No. 9 USC 37-31

    Boston College runs over No. 9 USC 37-31

    Sunday, September 14 2014 1:42 AM EDT2014-09-14 05:42:54 GMT
    Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 190 yards, breaking free for a 66-yard touchdown with 3:30 to play on Saturday night as Boston College beat No. 9 Southern California 37-31 - the Eagles' first...
    Fans wearing red bandannas stormed the field in a raucous celebration of Boston College's first victory over a top 10 team in a decade.
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  • Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval

    Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:32:22 GMT
    By MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent actions but the companies are...
    By MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals but the companies are stopping...
  • CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:15:17 GMT
    CBS and Rihanna are splitting up after more fallout from the Ray Rice incident.
    CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.
  • Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

    Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:55:48 GMT
    Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team.
    Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team.
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  • Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage

    Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:04:46 GMT
    A 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity that escaped its southwest Idaho cage has been found after two days on the loose.
    A 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity that escaped its southwest Idaho cage has been found after two days on the loose.
  • Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

    Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:52:02 GMT
    Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're...
    Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.
  • Arrest in robbery of autistic man in Connecticut

    Arrest in robbery of autistic man in Connecticut

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:51:48 GMT
    A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras.
    A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras.
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