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Pirates top UNC for first time since 2009 Video included

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– Ryan Williams picked up his nation leading 10th win, while Zach Houchins went 4-for-4 with a run scored Tuesday night helping East Carolina to a 3-2 non-conference win over North Carolina at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.   More>>

Pirates drop 5-3 decision to ODU in non-conference game

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Old Dominion plated a run in five of nine innings and held off a late East Carolina rally skipping out of town with a 5-3 win Monday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. More>>

UNC reading specialist Willingham resigning

The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she's resigning at the end of the semester. More>>

Pinehurst No. 2 Hosts Media Day for US Open Tournaments Video included

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For the first time ever one course will host both the men's and women's US Open Championships. More>>

ECU splits doubleheader to claim series over Middle Tennessee Video included

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Zach Houchins belted his second home run of the season, while East Carolina hurlers Tyler Bolton and Ryan Williams allowed one run in a 5-1 series win in game two of the Friday doubleheader against Middle Tennessee at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
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Pee Dee makes ESPN debut Video included

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It's the SportsCenter commercial that has Eastern North Carolina buzzing. ECU mascot Pee Dee the Pirate recently made his ESPN debut and certainly left his mark.
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Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Video included

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Junior Jeff Hoffman struck out a career-high 16 batters lifting East Carolina to 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Thursday night in Conference USA action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
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Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

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By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke's latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. More>>

ECU-MTSU baseball series altered

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East Carolina officials have announced that the Conference USA weekend series between East Carolina and Middle Tennessee scheduled for this weekend at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium has been altered due to potential forecast of inclement weather in the area Saturday afternoon.
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Pirates come from behind to beat UNC-Wilmington 8-5 Video included

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  East Carolina scored eight unanswered runs behind Dylan Brown’s three-hit, two-RBI performance and Reid Love’s 7.2 innings of relief topping UNC Wilmington 8-5 Wednesday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. More>>

Former Pirate Chris Johnson Signs with Jets

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Former Pirate running back Chris Johnson has landed in New York. Johnson signed a two year contract with the Jets today. More>>

UNC investigator meets with Willingham Video included

The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. More>>

Surprise proposal marks ECU spring football game Video included

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The Pirate's spring football game featured a little bit of everything, big plays, big hits and one big proposal. More>>

Pirate hoopster Stith to transfer

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--- East Carolina freshman Brandan Stith has been granted his release and will transfer to Old Dominion following the conclusion of the 2014 spring semester announced ECU Head Coach Jeff Lebo Monday. More>>

Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

One of golf's most exciting players squeezed most of the drama out of the Masters on Sunday. That's just fine with Bubba Watson. More>>

ECU takes game three in extra innings, 12-7 Video included

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East Carolina scored five runs in the top of the 12th inning claiming a 12-7 win over Old Dominion Sunday afternoon at the Bud Metheny Complex.
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Turnover-free, big play offensive attack highlights Pirates' Annual Spring Game Video included

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East Carolina's offensive unit enjoyed a turnover-free performance and used big plays from both its rushing and passing attack to highlight the Pirates' annual Purple-Gold Spring Game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Saturday afternoon.
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Pirates drop series to Monarchs, 9-5

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Old Dominion scored four runs in the first inning and cruised to a 9-5 Conference USA series win over East Carolina Saturday afternoon at the Bud Metheny Complex.
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Pirates win 14 events, finish second at Bill Carson Invitational Video included

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The East Carolina track and field team turned in a strong showing at the inaugural Bill Carson Invitational at the ECU Track and Field Complex. The Pirates finished second on both the men’s and women’s side behind South Carolina, which won the meet.
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Conley Baseball, Softball win Video included

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The DH Conley Baseball and Softball teams beat up on ECC foe Southern Wayne tonight in Greenville.
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Monarchs take game one against Pirates, 7-3

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Old Dominion (21-14, 9-7) scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth claiming the first game of the three-game Conference USA series from East Carolina (20-14, 8-5), 7-3, Friday night at Bud Metheny Complex.
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Haas leads, with a pair of Masters champs 1 back

No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable. More>>

ECU to debut new track facilty this weekend Video included

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East Carolina will unveil the school's newest athletic gem with the opening of the new track and field facility on campus. More>>

Pirates Shut Out #25 N.C. State, 7-0 Video included

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East Carolina won the team's 10th game in their last 12 outings, shutting out 25th ranked North Carolina State 7-0 at Clark-LeClair Stadium Wednesday night. More>>

The anticipation and mystery of the Masters

A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a glimpse of why this Masters is so hard to figure out. More>>

Wake introduces Manning as men's hoops coach

Wake Forest's slumping basketball team hopes it doesn't need a miracle. Just Danny Manning. More>>

JH Rose continues undefeated season Video included

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Pitt County rivals South Central and JH Rose squared off in a big time Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Conference showdown tonight at Guy Smith Stadium. The Rampants rallied to beat the Falcons 10-7, continuing their perfect season.  More>>

Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA kept them out for a year.
UConn won it all anyway.
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Pirates take series at 12th ranked Rice

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East Carolina scored a pair of two-out runs in the top of the ninth and turned a game-ending double play to claim a 2-1 Conference USA series win over No. 12 Rice at Reckling Park Sunday afternoon. More>>

Pirate Softball Sweeps Southern Miss Video included

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The East Carolina softball team pounded out 16 hits and starting pitcher Sarah Christian allowed just one hit, as the Pirates completed a three-game sweep of its Conference USA series against Southern Miss with a 12-1 victory in five innings on Sunday afternoon at the ECU Softball Stadium. More>>

Pirates Complete 2nd Spring Scrimmage Video included

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  Redshirt freshman Kurt Benkert completed 10-of-12 passes for 126 yards and a touchdown to spearhead the offensive effort, while a surging defensive unit tallied seven tackles for lost yardage on the other side of the ball during East Carolina's second intra-squad scrimmage of the spring Saturday morning at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.   More>>

Rice evens series with ECU with 8-0 victory

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– Blake Fox struck out a career-high eight batters and Rice (22-11, 10-4) pounded out 14 hits taking game two of the Conference USA series, 8-0, over East Carolina (18-13, 7-4) Saturday afternoon at Reckling Park.   Hoelscher reached on an infield single to third and moved around the bases on consecutive... More>>

Pirates Take Game 1 from #12 Rice, 3-2

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Drew Reynolds hit a two-out, two-run single in the top of the 9th to lead East Carolina to a 3-2 win over 12th ranked Rice on Friday night. More>>

Rose baseball, Conley softball wins for split of doubleheader Video included

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JH Rose won in baseball while DH Conley cruised in softball as the two rivals split a baseball-softball doubleheader at Conley on Friday night. More>>

Harlem Wizards put on a show for Greenville Video included

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The Harlem Wizards were in Greenville on Thursday night for a very special fundraiser for the Wintergreen PTA.
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East Carolina, Marshall agree to two-year football series Video included

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East Carolina and Marshall, two programs which share both a competitive rivalry on the playing field and an association of tragedy, have agreed to a two-year home-and-home football series in 2020 and 2021 according to a joint announcement by both institutions Thursday.
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ECU’s rally falls short at NC State, 3-2 Video included

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Jake Fincher’s diving catch in right-center for NC State in the ninth ended East Carolina’s late rally, which propelled the Wolfpack to a 3-2 victory Wednesday night at Doak Field.
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  • Pirates top UNC for first time since 2009

    Pirates top UNC for first time since 2009

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:38:01 GMT
    – Ryan Williams picked up his nation leading 10th win, while Zach Houchins went 4-for-4 with a run scored Tuesday night helping East Carolina to a 3-2 non-conference win over North Carolina at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.  
    – Ryan Williams picked up his nation leading 10th win, while Zach Houchins went 4-for-4 with a run scored Tuesday night helping East Carolina to a 3-2 non-conference win over North Carolina at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.  
  • Pirates drop 5-3 decision to ODU in non-conference game

    Pirates drop 5-3 decision to ODU in non-conference game

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:10:11 GMT
    Old Dominion plated a run in five of nine innings and held off a late East Carolina rally skipping out of town with a 5-3 win Monday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
    Old Dominion plated a run in five of nine innings and held off a late East Carolina rally skipping out of town with a 5-3 win Monday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
  • ECU splits doubleheader to claim series over Middle Tennessee

    ECU splits doubleheader to claim series over Middle Tennessee

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:03:23 GMT
    Zach Houchins belted his second home run of the season, while East Carolina hurlers Tyler Bolton and Ryan Williams allowed one run in a 5-1 series win in game two of the Friday doubleheader against Middle Tennessee at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
    Zach Houchins belted his second home run of the season, while East Carolina hurlers Tyler Bolton and Ryan Williams allowed one run in a 5-1 series win in game two of the Friday doubleheader against Middle Tennessee at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
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  • Conley Baseball, Softball win

    Conley Baseball, Softball win

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:10:26 GMT
    The DH Conley Baseball and Softball teams beat up on ECC foe Southern Wayne tonight in Greenville.
    The DH Conley Baseball and Softball teams beat up on ECC foe Southern Wayne tonight in Greenville.
  • JH Rose continues undefeated season

    JH Rose continues undefeated season

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:00:37 GMT
    Pitt County rivals South Central and JH Rose squared off in a big time Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Conference showdown tonight at Guy Smith Stadium. The Rampants rallied to beat the Falcons 10-7, continuing their perfect season. 
    Pitt County rivals South Central and JH Rose squared off in a big time Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Conference showdown tonight at Guy Smith Stadium. The Rampants rallied to beat the Falcons 10-7, continuing their perfect season. 
  • Rose baseball, Conley softball wins for split of doubleheader

    Rose baseball, Conley softball wins for split of doubleheader

    Friday, April 4 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-04-05 01:57:48 GMT
    JH Rose won in baseball while DH Conley cruised in softball as the two rivals split a baseball-softball doubleheader at Conley on Friday night.
    JH Rose won in baseball while DH Conley cruised in softball as the two rivals split a baseball-softball doubleheader at Conley on Friday night.
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  • Ellsbury returns, helps Yanks beat Red Sox 9-3

    Ellsbury returns, helps Yanks beat Red Sox 9-3

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:34:13 GMT
    Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday night.
    Jacoby Ellsbury wasted little time reminding the Red Sox how he used to help them win.
  • Gwynn on leave of absence due to health issues

    Gwynn on leave of absence due to health issues

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:44:27 GMT
    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is taking a leave of absence from his job as San Diego State's baseball coach as he recovers from undisclosed health issues.
    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is taking a leave of absence from his job as San Diego State's baseball coach as he recovers from undisclosed health issues.
  • Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi's Tyndall

    Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi's Tyndall

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:34:41 GMT
    Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi's Donnie Tyndall to make the same successful transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers' last two basketball coaches.
    Tennessee's coaching position had just become available when Donnie Tyndall received a text message urging him to pursue the job.
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  • Jackson seeking Knicks coach, says it won't be him

    Jackson seeking Knicks coach, says it won't be him

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:26:25 GMT
    The coaching search is on in New York, and the best possible candidate has already been eliminated.
    The coaching search is on in New York, and the best possible candidate has already been eliminated.
  • Cardinals player gets probation for assault plea

    Cardinals player gets probation for assault plea

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:16:47 GMT
    Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his guilty plea to a charge that he assaulted a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.
    A judge on Wednesday sentenced Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington to a year of supervised probation for assaulting a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.
  • Ivanovic beats Lisicki in 1st round at Stuttgart

    Ivanovic beats Lisicki in 1st round at Stuttgart

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:16:40 GMT
    Ana Ivanovic defeated Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-3 to send the Wimbledon finalist out in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Wednesday.
    Ana Ivanovic defeated Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-3 to send the Wimbledon finalist out in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Wednesday.
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  • Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

    Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:05:13 GMT
    Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
    Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
  • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:54:57 GMT
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
  • Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

    Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:24:15 GMT
    A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to...
    A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or...
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