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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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Jacob's Marathon Effort Leads South Central past Conley; Viking Girls Win to Earn Split Video included

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South Central pitcher Tucker Jacobs, who has signed to play college baseball at the Air Force Academy,pitched all ten innings to lead the Falcons to a 2-1 extra inning win over rival DH Conley More>>

ECU's Akeem Richmond to participate in 2014 State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships Video included

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GREENVILLE, N.C. --- East Carolina senior Akeem Richmond will participate in the 2014 State Farm College Slam Dunk 3-Point Championships on Thursday, April 3, at Moody Coliseum on the campus of SMU in Dallas, Intersport announced Tuesday.
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Rose Sweeps Lacrosse and Soccer Video included

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JH Rose beat Carteret in lacrosse and Aycock in girl's soccer in games played Monday night. More>>

Pirates Scrimmage for First Time in Spring Video included

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina's top three running backs on its spring depth chart averaged a combined 8.0 yards per carry, while the defense tallied four turnovers to highlight the Pirates' first spring scrimmage at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Monday afternoon. More>>

Beards Credited with Pirate's 7 Game Winning Streak Video included

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Pirate Coach Billy Godwin has had a long standing tradition of not allowing his players to grow facial hair during the season. More>>

Yorgen named C-USA Hitter-of-the-Week Video included

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GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina freshman Charlie Yorgen has been named Conference USA’s Hitter-of-the-Week after helping the Pirates to a perfect 4-0 week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.
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Pee Dee plunders SportsCenter

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East Carolina University’s mascot Pee Dee the Pirate is invading ESPN studios. More>>

Greenville's McKenzie Ties for 2nd at Texas Open

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Greenville's Will MacKenzie fired afinal round 70 and finished tied for second at the Texas Open in San Antonio. More>>

First Spring Scrimmage Rained Out at ECU

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  East Carolina's first scrimmage of the spring season, scheduled for Saturday morning on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex, was postponed because of inclement weather. More>>

ECU sweeps doubleheader against UMBC Video included

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For the third-straight weekend, East Carolina (16-11) completed a doubleheader sweep of an opponent, this time in non-conference action defeating UMBC (5-13) 13-3 in game one and 6-0 in game two. Game three of the series will be played on Sunday, Mar. 30 at 1 p.m. (ET). More>>

ECU-UMBC to play doubleheader on Friday starting at 2 P.M. (ET).

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East Carolina officials have updated game times for this weekend’s series against UMBC, which has been altered due to the potential of inclement weather in the area. The two clubs will play a doubleheader on Friday starting at 2 p.m. (ET) with game two starting approximately 45 minutes after the conclusion of game one.
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  • Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee

    Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:23:03 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • ECU-MTSU baseball series altered

    ECU-MTSU baseball series altered

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:38:03 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Pirates come from behind to beat UNC-Wilmington 8-5

    Pirates come from behind to beat UNC-Wilmington 8-5

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:18:33 GMT
      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.
      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.
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  • Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:41:05 GMT
    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.
    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.
  • Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying

    Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:30:43 GMT
    A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white...
    A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that...
  • Minnesota State team to return under Hoffner

    Minnesota State team to return under Hoffner

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:01:00 GMT
    Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato, say they are ready to practice under reinstated coach Todd Hoffner.
    Minnesota State football players ended their boycott of spring practice and said Thursday they will play for coach Todd Hoffner, who was reinstated after being exonerated of having child pornography on his cellphone.
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  • Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

    Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:50 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:50:59 GMT
    In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run...
    In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run they've...
  • Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

    Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:21:15 GMT
    Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.
    Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.
  • Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

    Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:10 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:10:59 GMT
    Paul Stastny sweated out the trade deadline, wondering if his big, expiring contract and Colorado's desire to beef up its blue line might lead to his departure from Denver.
    Paul Stastny sweated out the trade deadline, wondering if his big, expiring contract and Colorado's desire to beef up its blue line might lead to his departure from Denver.
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  • Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

    Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

    The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
    Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's...
  • Rangers score 3 in 3rd, top Flyers in opener 4-1

    Rangers score 3 in 3rd, top Flyers in opener 4-1

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:10:28 GMT
    Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia 4-1 in the playoff opener on Thursday night to stretch their home-winning...
    Carl Hagelin's contribution to the New York Rangers' playoff-opening win was etched all over his busted-up mouth.
  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

    Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:40:47 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant...
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and...
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