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Charlotte Bobcats Preview: Keys to Beat 76ers, Blazers – 11/29/12

Charlotte Bobcats Preview: Keys to Beat 76ers, Blazers – 11/29/12

By Matt Rochinski and Caroline Sikes bobcats.com November 29, 2012 KEY MATCHUP vs 76ERS Kemba Walker vs. Jrue Holiday Both point guards are leading their respective teams in points and assists. Walker has demonstrated his leadership ability, averaging 16.5 points and 5.6 assists to go along with 2.07 steals (sixth in NBA). Walker has shown an instinctive ability to score and isn’t afraid to have the ball in his hands late in the game… Jrue Holiday is putting up elite numbers early in the season and Walker will have the assignment to slow the 76ers star point guard. Holiday averages 18.5 points and 9.1 assists and currently ranks third in the NBA in assists, seventh in field goals made (107), […]

Coach Jeff Lebo’s Radio/TV Shows Begin This Weekend

Coach Jeff Lebo’s Radio/TV Shows Begin This Weekend

Pirate Basketball on Radio/TV GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 29, 2012 – East Carolina Head Basketball Coach Jeff Lebo’s radio and television shows will begin their weekly schedules for the 2012-13 season during the first week of December. The Jeff Lebo Show, the coach’s TV show, will air throughout eastern North Carolina Sunday afternoons on WITN at 12 noon beginning Dec. 3. The show can also be seen throughout the week on a variety of stations across the region. The coach’s radio show will originate each Monday night at 7 p.m. from Logan’s Restaurant on Greenville Blvd along the Pirate-IMG Sports Network. The first episode will air on Dec. 3. There will be no show on Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve, […]

East Carolina Women’s Basketball to Compete in Navy Classic

East Carolina Women’s Basketball to Compete in Navy Classic

The Pirates will face Navy Friday, Nov. 30, and Monmouth/High Point Saturday, Dec. 1 Game 7: East Carolina at Navy Date Friday, Nov. 30 Time 6 p.m. (ET) Location Annapolis, Md. | Alumni Hall Live Game Coverage Gametracker (Live Stats) Game Notes East Carolina 2012-13 Women’s Basketball Statistics East Carolina | Navy ECU Women’s Basketball Central Gameday Central | Roster | Fact Book Conference USA Women’s Basketball | NCAA Women’s Basketball GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 29, 2012 – The women’s basketball team is gearing up for its second road swing of the season as the Pirates travel to Annapolis, Md., to compete in the Navy Classic. ECU will go head-to-head with the hosts Friday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m., and will take on […]

Throwback Thursday: 1971 ACC Champion Men’s Basketball Team Photo

Throwback Thursday: 1971 ACC Champion Men’s Basketball Team Photo

Columbia, SC – We’re getting in on Throwback Thursday around here and starting off with the 1971 ACC Champion Men’s Basketball team photo. This Carolina squad was the first to ever make the NCAA Tournament. How many of the names do you recognize? This year’s Gamecocks take on St. John’s in New York tonight as part of the SEC vs. BIG EAST Challenge! Tune in at 7:30 PM on ESPNU or Gamecock IMG Sports Network radio. Be sure to come cheer them on at home this Sunday vs. CLEMSON at noon! Tonight’s preview: http://www.gamecocksonline.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/112812aab.html

Bridgestone Winter Series: Blayne Barber wins at Southern Dunes

Bridgestone Winter Series: Blayne Barber wins at Southern Dunes

All-Nicklaus selection earns fifth win in seven starts   Haines City, Fla. – November 29, 2012 – After two rounds of play in the NGA TOUR Bridgestone Winter Series event at Southern Dunes Golf Club, Blayne Barber was holding his own. Following the third round, the 2012 All-American out of Auburn University was holding yet another oversized check.   Barber of Lake City fired a 7-under 65 in the final round of play on Thursday and pulled away for a three-shot win over Phillip Choi and Ryan Brehm. The victory was the 2012 All-Nicklaus selection’s fifth win in seven starts on the NGA TOUR.   “Winning certainly isn’t easy, nor does it get old,” said Barber, who won $11,250. “I […]

Wilmington Sharks Release 2013 Schedule

Wilmington Sharks Release 2013 Schedule

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Wilmington Sharks released their 2013 season schedule today. Now heading into an unparalleled 17th season in Wilmington, the Sharks open the gates to the upcoming summer of fun on Tuesday, May 28 on the road facing the Florence RedWolves. The Sharks open at home on Wednesday, May 29th hosting the Fayetteville SwampDogs, increasing their reputation as the longest tenured sports team in Wilmington history. The regular season runs through August 5th, with the final regular season home game on August 3rd against the Morehead City Marlins. The playoffs for the 2013 season run from August 7th through August 17th. The league’s annual All-Star Fan Fest and All-Star Game will be on July 7th and 8th. The […]

2013 Carolina Challenge Cup schedule released

2013 Carolina Challenge Cup schedule released

Tickets on sale Monday, December 3, 10 AM Charleston, SC – Tickets for the 2013 Carolina Challenge Cup will go on sale at 10 AM on Monday, December 3 with single day tickets (includes two games each day) starting at just $15 with discounts available for groups of ten or more.  Series tickets that include tickets for all three match days (includes six games) are also available.  2013 Charleston Battery season ticket holders receive complimentary tickets to the games.   The tournament schedule for the 2013 Carolina Challenge Cup has been set with Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire opening the tournament with a match versus MLS Cup finalist Houston Dynamo on Saturday, February 16 at Blackbaud Stadium, Daniel Island, SC […]

Clowney Named Hendricks Award Finalist

Clowney Named Hendricks Award Finalist

Columbia, SC Nov. 29, 2012 – The Ted Hendricks Foundation is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2012 Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award. Twenty players received votes in the preliminary round this season. Six have advanced to the final ballot. This year’s finalists are as follows: MORGAN BRESLIN – SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 6’2″ 250 lbs JR Breslin stepped into the gaping hole left by the departure of last year’s Hendricks award finalist Nick Perry. The results speak for themselves. He is tied UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr for the conference lead in sacks with 12 and is tied for second in the PAC-12 with 18 tackles for loss. Breslin came to USC this past spring after leading all […]

Nike Golf Changes the Game with High Speed Cavity Back Fairway Woods and Hybrids

Nike Golf Changes the Game with High Speed Cavity Back Fairway Woods and Hybrids

Nike VR_S Covert is the world’s first dual-axis adjustable woods and hybrids   BEAVERTON, Ore. (November 29, 2012) – With eye catching aesthetics and state-of-the-art technology, Nike Golf takes innovation to a new level with the world’s first High Speed Cavity Back fairway woods and hybrids that conform to USGA and R&A Rules.   The Nike VR_S Covert fairway woods and hybrids exude innovation with an iconic look and high performance technologies. Like the Nike VR_S Covert Drivers, the VR_S Covert fairway woods and hybrids include three proprietary technology platforms: High Speed Cavity Back; FlexLoft adjustability (in Tour models only); and NexCOR face – all combining to create unparalleled distance, control and forgiveness.   The High Speed Cavity Back in […]

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Amy Seago Announces Track & Field Schedule

Amy Seago Announces Track & Field Schedule

Schedule CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston head coach Amy Seago has announced the schedule for the 2013 track and field season. The Cougars will open the indoor season on Jan. 11 when they travel to Clemson, S.C. for the Tiger Invitational. The next weekend the team will get a preview of the track that the SoCon Indoor Championship will be run on, the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C.   “I think we have some good meets to start out that will get especially our young kids experience competing at the collegiate level,” Seago said.   The Cougars will have two more meets before returning to Winston-Salem, the Gene Anderson Invitational at North Carolina on Feb. 2 and the […]

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