The Rangers and the City of Kinston are hosting a free public event at noon on Thursday, August 25 at historic Grainger Stadium to celebrate the new team.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has not been cleared by doctors to return to racing and will miss at least two more races - at Michigan and Darlington - as he recovers from a concussion.
Former Illinois coach Tim Beckman is working as a volunteer assistant with No. 22 North Carolina's defense.
Transfer Kurt Benkert has won the battle to be Virginia's starting quarterback.
North Carolina State quarterback Ryan Finley has received an additional season of eligibility by the NCAA.