NCSU at WRAL Sports Fan

NCSU at WRAL Sports Fan

Tudor: It's a 'Ruff-Cut' repeat in first tests of '14

ECU routs NC Central, 52-7Okay, summer school's finally over and the coaching grades are in for the first real-time tests of 2014.

Ingram's final list includes Duke, NC State, UNC

Boys Basketball: 2A State Championship Kinston vs North Rowan (MAccording to a tweet from Brandon Ingram on Sunday, his final list of schools includes Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, NC State, North Carolina and UCLA.

NC State edges Georgia Southern 24-23

NC State, Georgia SouthernJacoby Brissett threw for 291 yards and three second-half touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Georgia Southern 24-23 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

NC State honors former DE Williams

Mario WilliamsNC State honored former Wolfpack defensive end Mario Williams during their season opener against Georgia Southern Saturday.

ACC releases hoops schedule; Duke, UNC close regular season in Chapel Hill

Duke and UNC battle in Chapel HillChapel Hill will be the site of the ACC regular-season finale between Duke and North Carolina as announced by the league Wednesday when the full conference schedule were revealed.

Tudor: Don't expect Pack to learn a lot in opener

ECU downs NC State, 42-28Depending upon which power ranking you choose, there's a fair chance NC State will open its football season Saturday against the 128th -- and weakest - team in the entire country at the Division I, FBS level.

NC State hopes better leadership means more wins

NC State Spring GameNorth Carolina State figures it's found a few more leaders this year.

Heat precautions in place for Saturday's home opener

NC State Football Carter FinleyWith the Wolfpack's 2014 season opener selected by the ACC Network for a 12:30 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, the NC State athletics department has announced a heat management plan that will be implemented if necessary.

Wolfpack's Byrd back from 3rd serious knee injury

NC State Spring Game Jarvis Byrd figured he was done with football after suffering the third serious knee injury of his college career last season.

NC State-West Virginia TV time set for Gotham Classic

NCSU-PittThe NC State men's basketball team's Saturday, Dec. 20 game vs. West Virginia in New York City will be on ESPN2 at 9:30 p.m.

Rodon gets promotion to Triple-A Charlotte

Carlos Rodon, Winston-Salem DashCarlos Rodon's rapid rise through the Chicago White Sox system took yet another step Saturday as he was promoted to Triple-A Charlotte.

Wolfpack defense ready behind experience, depth

NC State dominates No. 7 Clemson in 37-13 winComing off their worst football season since 2006, NC State had few positive takeaways from 2013.One area that showed strong play throughout the season was the Wolfpack's defense.

Sade within range of NC State scoring mark

UNC, NC StateNorth Carolina State kicker Niklas Sade is on the verge of becoming the school's all-time leading scorer, yet he says he doesn't even remember his biggest moments - like his 43-yard game-winner over Maryland as a sophomore.

NC State dedicates new Close-King Indoor Practice Facility

NC State dedicates new indoor practice facilityA ceremony to dedicate the Wolfpack's new state-of-the-art indoor practice facility was held on the construction site adjacent to Carter-Finley Stadium Tuesday.

NC State's Bailey: Spirit of 1983 championship team will never die

Gravley: Bailey, 1983 National Champions gather for reunionSince his retirement, former NC State forward Thurl Bailey hasn't strayed far from the game and looks forward to a weekend with his national champion teammates every year.

NC State launches #Statement campaign

NC State Football Carter FinleyWith classes starting in less than two weeks and sports already on the minds of many in the Triangle, NC State launched their latest social media-friendly promotional campaign Friday -- #Statement.

Wolfpack looks for more production in backfield

NC State dominates No. 7 Clemson in 37-13 winCompetition continues to be NC State head coach Dave Doeren's point of emphasis entering his second season.

Doeren looks for competition, retention as camp opens

NC State opens campTwo buzzwords mark the beginning of year to for head coach Dave Doeren at NC State.

NC State releases non-conference basketball schedule

NC State rolls past Northwestern, 69-48Twelve home games - including 10 at PNC Arena - and a December trip to Madison Square Garden highlight the non-conference portion of the 2014-15 NC State men's basketball schedule.

Rodon gets promotion to Class-A Winston-Salem

Rest in Rodon's future after extensive workloadCarlos Rodon, the third overall selection by the Chicago White Sox in this year's MLB Draft, will make the jump to Class-A ball after just two appearances in the Arizona League.

Coaches come together at Pigskin Preview

Pigskin PreviewForget the close proximity of the Triangle, The Pigskin Preview puts all of the area coaches at one table and the crew always provides some laughs along the way.

Doeren eyes a better second season

Dave DoerenNC State head coach Dave Doeren's second season at the helm of the Wolfpack cannot be much worse than his first.

NC State adds football series with West Virginia

N.C. State LogoNorth Carolina State University announced on Wednesday that it has added a future non-conference football home-and-home series with Big 12 opponent West Virginia.

Millbrook linebacker Smith-Williams commits to NC State

Football: Wake Forest vs. Millbrook (Nov. 29, 2013)Millbrook's rising senior linebacker committed to the Wolfpack Tuesday evening, according to coach Clarence Inscore.

Special Ops unit helps NC State prepare for season

NC State players work out with special ops unitCoaches all across the country come up with a variety of ways to help players get beyond that wall of personal defeat. NC State coach Dave Doeren took a military approach last week.

Doeren: Our players and fans are used to seeing an NFL quarterback

Dave DoerenNC State head coach Dave Doeren answered questions from the media Monday at the ACC Kickoff in Greensboro.

Tudor: For Pack, Brissett's time finally at hand

NC State spring football gameIf there's one prevailing assumption about NC State's 2014 football team, it's that the Wolfpack will be much better on offense with transfer quarterback Jacoby Brissett at the wheel.

PNC Arena getting lighting upgrade

PNC Arena Fans attending Carolina Hurricanes hockey games and NC State basketball games this year will get a chance to see the sports in a whole new light, literally.

Interviews: NC State's Art Norman, Tony Creecy

ACC Kickoff Day 1NC State's Art Norman and Tony Creecy answer questions from the media on day one of the ACC Kickoff in Greensboro.

Yow: I'm okay with an escrow account for student-athletes

Debbie YowNC State athletics director Debbie Yow said Thursday she would be okay with creating an escrow for student-athletes to receive money from jersey sales.