July 26, 2017

Rachel Baribeau urged East Carolina male athletes in Harvey Hall on Tuesday afternoon to take back the headlines and the often negative perception surrounding sports, namely college football.

The pioneering female sports broadcaster and host asked a group of student-athletes that included, among…


July 25, 2017

Former East Carolina student-athletes Andrew Bayes (football), Derrick Ingram (track and field) and Meghan McCallion (soccer), along with longtime swimming and diving coach Rick Kobe, have been elected to the school’s athletics Hall of Fame. They will be formally enshrined at the 40th annual…


July 22, 2017

NEWPORT, R.I. — So much has changed from last year to this year with the East Carolina football team, Jimmy Williams said the feeling is palpable around the Pirates.

The senior wide receiver was one of two ECU Williams on hand at this week’s American Athletic Conference media days…


July 21, 2017

NEWPORT, R.I – There is plenty of unity among the American Athletic Conference's football coaches when it comes to the notion of the league needing a television deal more comparable to that of the biggest conferences in the country.

There were mixed feelings, however, about the growing TV…

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July 20, 2017

NEWPORT, R.I. - The boundless world of social media is either the ultimate marketing tool for college football teams or a dangerous risk for student-athletes, or even prospective ones, to dig themselves a hole that can change the course of their futures, depending on who you ask.

At this week's…


July 19, 2017

East Carolina’s foray into NASCAR sponsorship has hit a wall.

Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was slated to be the second of a three-race deal in which Rick Ware Racing’s No. 51 Chevrolet featured ECU’s colors and logos.

The race team…


July 19, 2017

NEWPORT, R.I. — Jimmy Williams did not have to worry about whether or not his uniform and equipment were all packed for his midsummer football trip to Rhode Island because there was no game waiting to be played this time.

But those games are close again and the East Carolina senior wide…


July 18, 2017

NEWPORT, R.I. - Mike Aresco is great at presenting his case on why the American Athletic Conference deserves a bigger piece of the college football pie, and he had plenty of backup this week in the league’s home.

The conference’s commissioner had a well-known ally at the AAC’s…

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July 18, 2017

Professional women’s basketball players and former East Carolina stars Jada Payne and Abria Trice were in Greenville this summer as instructors at ECU camps, which was a treat for the young campers as they got to interact with and learn from players who have experience getting paid to play in…


July 15, 2017

More than 200 East Carolina University student-athletes were named to this year’s American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team announced Commissioner Mike Aresco on Thursday afternoon.

Leading the pack were the entire team rosters of the Pirates’ women’s tennis and golf squads.…

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