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AP Source: ECU, Tulane to join Big East in 2014

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video A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Tulane University is joining the Big East as a full member in 2014 and East Carolina will be joining as a football-only member. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Nov. 23

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video The South Columbus Stallions were not able to win on Friday night in the 2-A East Finals. Tarboro is headed to the state championship game instead. The Vikings will enter as three-time defending state champs on December 1st when they face East Lincoln in Winston-Salem.... SW Onslow knocked off James Kenan in the 1-AA playoffs.... New Bern beat Scotland County in the 4-A state playoffs. Full story...
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Saturday sports update

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A handful of high school soccer squads from our region played second round state playoff games on Saturday. Based on the results we're now going to have a Wilmington vs. Wilmington matchup in the the third round of the state playoffs... It was only exhibition play, but UNCW hosted two basketball games on Saturday(men & women)... The upset of the day in ACC football occurred in Raleigh. Full story...
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UNC releases documents as part of settlement

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released documents outlining violations by football players for receiving improper benefits as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight over information from an NCAA investigation into the program. Full story...
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Arrest made in ECU football field vandalism

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Police in Greenville arrested a man accused of breaking into the football stadium at East Carolina University and doing a number on its turf. Full story...
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Hoggard grad breaks another UNC record

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Former Hoggard kicker Casey Barth already broke his brother's all-time scoring record at UNC earlier this season. On Saturday Casey broke another school record as the Tar Heels rolled all over the Idaho Vandals in Chapel Hill. Full story...
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Judge's order formalizes his decision in UNC case

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A judge has issued an order for North Carolina to provide media outlets with unredacted documents regarding football players who committed NCAA violations for receiving improper benefits. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Sept. 19

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video UNC men's basketball coach Roy Williams underwent a robotic partial nephrectomy at UNC Hospitals on Wednesday to remove a tumor from his right kidney. Williams, 62, should be able to coach when the Tar Heels begin practice on October 13th. Full story...
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McAdoo appeals dismissed lawsuit against NCAA, UNC

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Former University of North Carolina football player Michael McAdoo wants to reinstate his lawsuit against the Chapel Hill school, its chancellor, and the NCAA. Full story...
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UNC kicking record now belongs to Casey Barth

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Wilmington's Connor Barth used to hold the career field goal record at North Carolina until Saturday. That's when brother Casey Barth broke Connor's record. The field goal record stays in the family, but the Demon Deacons won the game. The Barth brothers are both Hoggard High graduates. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Sept. 3

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video On Monday night we checked in with UNC head football coach Larry Fedora. His Tar Heel squad is just five days away from their ACC opener... We also checked out reaction in Raleigh to the Wolfpack's recent setback on the gridiron.... Plus Wilmington's Jay Ross is about to put on an NFL uniform again. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - August 31

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video Week number three of the high school football season is in the books. The cream is starting to rise to the top as New Hanover, Hoggard and South Columbus are starting to emerge from the pack in our neck of the woods as those three teams remain undefeated. Full story...
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Schools go for gold making move to FBS

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Five schools are in the process of moving up to college football's top level, the Football Bowl Subdivision, as the college football season kicks off this weekend. Is the move worth it? Full story...
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UNC-Chapel Hill head: Peppers grades glance a goof

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's chancellor says a lapse in student record-keeping on the campus computer system led to the online release of a former football star's grades, prompting new questions about special treatment for athletes at the school. Full story...
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Former UNC coach ordered to turn over phone bills

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A judge has ordered former University of North Carolina football coach Butch Davis to hand over records of calls made on his personal cell phone related to his job duties. Full story...
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