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Awards Continue to Pour in for Shane Carden

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 East Carolina's Shane Carden added a pair of weekly honors to his senior resume Tuesday after being named the Davey O'Brien Co-Quarterback and the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player-of-the-Week. More>>

Pirates Honored as Carolina Week Kicks Off Video included

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 Following East Carolina's 28-21 win at No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday, a trio of Pirates have earned weekly honors highlighted by junior Josh Hawkins' selection as the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player-of-the-Week. More>>

ECU upsets No. 17 Virginia Tech, 28-21 Video included

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Shane Carden's touchdown run with less than a minute to play lifted East Carolina to the 28-21 win over Virginia Tech this afternoon. It's the first win for the Pirates in Blacksburg since 1991. More>>

Tune in: A Night With Coach Ruff airs after Thursday Nigh Football Video included

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Following Thursday Night Football, 9 On Your Side's Brian Bailey will have an in-depth interview with ECU coach Ruffin McNeil.
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Pirates fall at South Carolina, 33-23 Video included

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Steve Spurrier won his 200th SEC game as South Carolina defeated East Carolina 33-23 on Saturday night. More>>

Spurrier talks about Pirates to preview upcoming game Video included

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South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is hoping for better things from his Gamecocks in week two of the college football season. More>>

Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's Video included

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I would argue we live in one of the best places to cover football. At the high school level our teams always win state championships, then you get to see many of those players excel in college.
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Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener Video included

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On a night when star senior receiver Justin Hardy snared a pair of touchdown passes and became East Carolina's all-time leader in receptions, it was a pass he threw that will be remembered as the highlight of the 2014 season-opener Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

ECU hosts N.C. Central in 2014 season opener Video included

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East Carolina, which has made bowl appearances in seven of the last eight seasons, will open the new campaign under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill when the Pirates battle North Carolina Central in a non-conference matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

ECU Men's Basketball schedule released

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East Carolina will make a record 17 national television appearances during the upcoming season as University athletic officials and the American Athletic Conference revealed the Pirates' entire 2014-15 schedule Thursday. More>>

ECU's defense prepares for NC Central Video included

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It's game week over at East Carolina as the Pirates continue their preparations for NC Central. More>>

ECU passes 20,000 in season ticket sales

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With the start of the Pirates' 2014 football campaign three days away, the East Carolina University Athletics Department has eclipsed the 20,000 mark in season ticket sales for the eighth-straight year. More>>

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    A 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity that escaped its southwest Idaho cage has been found after two days on the loose.
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    A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras.
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