Why Wolfpack coach Dave Doeren isn’t ready to buy into ESPN’s NC State football hype

One ESPN analyst thinks the Wolfpack could be an “under-the-radar” team to crash the College Football playoff. Another ESPN analyst, working for the SEC Network, upped the ante by putting NC State — not Clemson or Florida State — in his preseason top four playoff projection. In a move that will endear him to a leery fanbase, NC State coach Dave Doeren went on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” on Tuesday morning and refused to add any fuel to the hype machine.

Kushner’s damning account: At the very least, he’s in over his head

The Post’s Philip Rucker and Karoun Demirjian report: “Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, plans to detail four meetings he had with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign and transition period – including one set up by Donald Trump Jr. with a Russian lawyer – but will deny any improper contacts or collusion in testimony to a congressional panel on Monday.” Of most interest, he describes the meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian attorney, former Russian counterintelligence agent and Russian interpreter:

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Trump criticized for bringing too much politics into speech at Boy Scout Jamboree

Watch clips of President Trump's speech at the Boy Scout Jamboree where he spoke about Obamacare and the "cesspool" of Washington politics.
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Trump criticized for bringing too much politics into speech at Boy Scout Jamboree

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Wild red wolves in their eastern NC habitat

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Home intruders caught on camera in Durham

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Trump calls on Senate to vote to repeal ‘Obamacare nightmare’