A month and a half after N.C. State baseball coach Elliott Avent was suspended for the Wolfpack’s final game of the season, a 7-5 loss to eventual national champion Coastal Carolina after N.C. State came within a strike of eliminating the Chanticleers, the passage of time has offered him no solace.
When Izzy Brown, daughter of N.C. State basketball star Chucky Brown, was given the opportunity to continue her soccer career, she picked prestige over pedigree: The allure of UNC’s team, sporting 22 national championships in the last 36 years, was too enticing to pass up.
ACC commissioner John Swofford announces the partnership with ESPN, the conference’s longtime television rights partner, an ACC channel would debut in 2019. The wait will be shorter for an online component of the channel, which will begin streaming ACC events over the Internet in the fall.
All eyes will be on ACC commissioner John Swofford on Thursday during his annual address with the media when he will likely fill in the details about the league’s plans, with ESPN, to launch its own cable network.
Omer Yurtseven is safe and so is his family after a military coup attempt in Turkey on Friday saw at least 265 people killed.Yurtseven, an N.C. State basketball recruit, was in Helsinki, Finland with the Turkish national team competing in the FIBA U20 European Championship during the violence in Istanbul and Ankara.
Like most swimmers, NC State’s Ryan Held had the dream of one day being a U.S. Olympian. Unlike most swimmers, he achieved that dream and will compete in the 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay at Rio, his eyes on a medal and podium finish.
In the second game of a three-day “homecoming” series for the former N.C. State star shortstop, Trea Turner went 2-for-5 and scored twice to lead Triple-A Syracuse (N.Y.) to a 6-4 win, further strengthening his case for a full-time major league call-up that has been rumored to be in the cards for weeks.
VIDEO: A “homecoming” for former N.C. State star shortstop, Trea Turner, who was a first round draft pick in 2014, and now plays for the Triple-A Syracuse (N.Y.) Chiefs, a farm team of the Washington Nationals.
North Carolina is hosting its first major league game Sunday night, and then call-up will be over. What’s it like when your debut is also your finale? Few can better understand than those whose Major League careers lasted exactly that long – just one game.