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Clemson, Swinney hoping to build off 5-game winning streak to finish 2023

Feb. 28, 2024 19:07 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney challenged his team to finish a spiraling season strong and the Tigers complied, ending with five straight victories. Swinney now wants his players to keep pushing forward as Clemson opened spring workouts Wednesday. ...

North Carolina judges weigh governor's challenge to changes for elections boards

Feb. 28, 2024 14:56 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A panel of North Carolina judges weighed arguments Wednesday on whether a new law that transfers Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s powers to choose election board members to the now Republican-controlled legislature should be struck down or can be enforced. The...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Feb. 28, 2024 07:14 AM EST

Winston-Salem Journal. February 21, 2024. Editorial: Forever together: The legacy of Henry and Shirley Frye is now cast in stone In a time when hardly anyone can seem to agree on anything, we double-dog dare you to find one person who opposes the newly erected statues...

N.C. A&T plays Towson after Glasper's 27-point performance

Feb. 28, 2024 04:12 AM EST

Towson Tigers (17-12, 10-6 CAA) at North Carolina A&T Aggies (7-22, 5-11 CAA) Greensboro, North Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: N.C. A&T hosts the Towson Tigers after Landon Glasper scored 27 points in N.C. A&T's 83-67 loss to the Monmouth...

They’re a path to becoming governor, but attorney general jobs are now a destination, too

Feb. 28, 2024 01:21 AM EST

Instead of trying to keep their seats in Congress, two North Carolina politicians are vying for a high-profile office closer to home: state attorney general. The career path that Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Bishop and Democratic U.S. Rep. Jeff Jackson are trying to follow was once a...

Watkins scores 19, Florida State jumps out to an early lead and cruises past Florida State 90-83

Feb. 27, 2024 23:46 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jamir Watkins scored 19 points and Florida State built an early lead and beat North Carolina State 90-83 on Tuesday night. Florida State (15-13, 9-8 ACC), which has won two of its last three since ending a three-game losing streak, shot 59% (37 of 62)...

Offseason QB derby could be dictated by what Bears do with the No. 1 pick and Justin Fields

Feb. 27, 2024 20:13 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Eberflus already endured one round of the Justin Fields debate. He's hoping, for everyone's sake, the second round ends soon. The man who has stood in Fields' corner the past two seasons as...

Florida State plays conference rival NC State

Feb. 27, 2024 03:57 AM EST

NC State Wolfpack (17-10, 9-7 ACC) at Florida State Seminoles (14-13, 8-8 ACC) Tallahassee, Florida; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Seminoles -2.5; over/under is 150.5 BOTTOM LINE: DJ Horne and the NC State Wolfpack visit Jamir Watkins and...

King, Cleveland help North Carolina Central top Delaware State 93-81

Feb. 26, 2024 23:27 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Po'Boigh King had 34 points, Fred Cleveland Jr. scored 25 with 10 assists and North Carolina Central beat Delaware State 93-81 on Monday night. King grabbed eight rebounds for the Eagles (15-11, 7-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Cleveland made 4 of 9 shots...

Davis sets Smith Center record with 42 points as No. 9 North Carolina beats Miami 75-71

Feb. 26, 2024 22:48 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — After a huge first half, RJ Davis saw no reason to back off. Davis poured in four straight 3-pointers during a riveting second-half stretch on his way to a career-high 42 points, and No. 9 North Carolina held off skidding Miami 75-71 on Monday night. ...