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  • NC State football coach Dave Doeren will be the first luncheon speaker of the Raleigh Sports Club’s new year Wednesday, Aug. 20 at Bradley Hall in Highland United Methodist Church at 1901 Ridge Road. Buffet lines open at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting is from noon until 1 p.m. Attendance fee for members is $15 while guest fee is $25. The annual membership fee is $70, which helps to fund […]

    Doeren to speak at Raleigh Sports Club Wednesday

    NC State football coach Dave Doeren will be the first luncheon speaker of the Raleigh Sports Club’s new year Wednesday, Aug. 20 at Bradley Hall in Highland United Methodist Church at 1901 Ridge Road. Buffet lines open at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting is from noon until 1 p.m. Attendance fee for members is $15 while guest fee is $25. The annual membership fee is $70, which helps to fund […]

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  • Defending national champion Notre Dame is the Atlantic Coast Conference men’s soccer preseason favorite, according to a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches. The Irish were named by six coaches as this year’s team to beat, followed by Virginia with three first-place votes, North Carolina with two, and Louisville with one. Notre Dame, with 64 points, was also named by six coaches as the favorite in the Coastal Division, […]

    Notre Dame favored to win ACC men’s soccer title; Heels third

    Defending national champion Notre Dame is the Atlantic Coast Conference men’s soccer preseason favorite, according to a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches. The Irish were named by six coaches as this year’s team to beat, followed by Virginia with three first-place votes, North Carolina with two, and Louisville with one. Notre Dame, with 64 points, was also named by six coaches as the favorite in the Coastal Division, […]

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  • North Carolina’s women’s soccer team finds themselves in an unfamiliar situation. The Tar Heels, who open the season at home Friday night against Stanford, received just one first-place vote in a poll by the league’s 14 head coaches. UNC did rank No. 8 in a national preseason poll issued by Top Drawer Soccer but that poll had the Tar Heels the fourth best ACC team, behind Virginia Tech. Florida State […]

    UNC women’s soccer team picked to finish third in ACC

    North Carolina’s women’s soccer team finds themselves in an unfamiliar situation. The Tar Heels, who open the season at home Friday night against Stanford, received just one first-place vote in a poll by the league’s 14 head coaches. UNC did rank No. 8 in a national preseason poll issued by Top Drawer Soccer but that poll had the Tar Heels the fourth best ACC team, behind Virginia Tech. Florida State […]

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  • ESPN will again showcase Atlantic Coast Conference basketball during the 2014-15 season as part of its weekly Big Monday. Eight ACC games will be shown, beginning on Jan. 5 and on consecutive Mondays between Jan. 19 and March 2. Big Monday will take a one-week hiatus as ESPN debuts the inaugural College Football National Championship Game on January 12. Each Big Monday game involving an ACC team is set for […]

    ESPN to feature ACC basketball on Big Monday broadcasts

    ESPN will again showcase Atlantic Coast Conference basketball during the 2014-15 season as part of its weekly Big Monday. Eight ACC games will be shown, beginning on Jan. 5 and on consecutive Mondays between Jan. 19 and March 2. Big Monday will take a one-week hiatus as ESPN debuts the inaugural College Football National Championship Game on January 12. Each Big Monday game involving an ACC team is set for […]

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So it’s not exactly like having 64 (or 65) teams vying for a national championship in a tournament like basketball but those who have been clamoring for a playoff will see one for college football this season. Four teams will face off in two bowls games with the two winners playing a national championship game Jan. 12 at North Texas. This year and for the immediate future there will be […]

College football playoff to be exciting… and expensive

So it’s not exactly like having 64 (or 65) teams vying for a national championship in a tournament like basketball but those who have been clamoring for a playoff will see one for college football this season. Four teams will face off in two bowls games with the two winners playing a national championship game Jan. 12 at North Texas. This year and for the immediate future there will be […]

We are in an era of short-attention spans, where history means five years ago. People forget that Duke was a football powerhouse before it was a basketball powerhouse. Duke coach David Cutcliffe doesn’t have to drum up the spirits of Wallace Wade or Ace Parker (look ‘em up kids), all he has to do is point to recent success. “For the generation we are dealing with, three years is tradition,” […]

Duke building a winning culture in football, coach says

We are in an era of short-attention spans, where history means five years ago. People forget that Duke was a football powerhouse before it was a basketball powerhouse. Duke coach David Cutcliffe doesn’t have to drum up the spirits of Wallace Wade or Ace Parker (look ‘em up kids), all he has to do is point to recent success. “For the generation we are dealing with, three years is tradition,” […]

Defending national champion Florida State is the consensus choice to repeat as Atlantic Division champion and defeat Miami in the 10th annual Dr Pepper Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship Game, according to a poll of media members in attendance at the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff at Grandover Resort. Reigning Heisman Trophy winner and Walter Camp National Player of the Year Jameis Winston, who led the Seminoles to an unbeaten season […]

FSU picked to win ACC title; Duke chosen 2nd in Coastal

Defending national champion Florida State is the consensus choice to repeat as Atlantic Division champion and defeat Miami in the 10th annual Dr Pepper Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship Game, according to a poll of media members in attendance at the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff at Grandover Resort. Reigning Heisman Trophy winner and Walter Camp National Player of the Year Jameis Winston, who led the Seminoles to an unbeaten season […]

Speaking at the ACC Football Kickoff media event in Greensboro, ACC Coordinator of Officials Doug Rhoads gave statistical backup that goes against conventional wisdom of the average fan. For one, he says, replays don’t take very long, and two, officials are ultimately getting it right. Only a little more than one in five replays resulted in an overturned call last season. The game was stopped 210 times in ACC games […]

ACC official says replay, rule changes working well

Speaking at the ACC Football Kickoff media event in Greensboro, ACC Coordinator of Officials Doug Rhoads gave statistical backup that goes against conventional wisdom of the average fan. For one, he says, replays don’t take very long, and two, officials are ultimately getting it right. Only a little more than one in five replays resulted in an overturned call last season. The game was stopped 210 times in ACC games […]



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