The ECU athletic department will be temporarily furloughing some employees and implementing salary reductions for its entire staff, ECU Director of Athletics Jon Gilbert announced Monday in his “From The Helm” online message forum to Pirate Nation.
Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the seventh inning, and the Dodgers advanced to the Fall Classic for the third time in four years by topping the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series on Sunday night.
UNC QB Sam Howell led three second-half touchdown drives to pull to 31-28. The Tar Heels (3-1) drove into Florida State territory but had drops on third and fourth down in the final seconds to end the comeback bid.
Michael Carter ran for a career-high 214 yards and two touchdowns -- including a 62-yarder midway through the fourth quarter -- to help eighth-ranked North Carolina beat No. 19 Virginia Tech 56-45 on Saturday.
Chase Brice threw for two touchdowns, Mataeo Durant rushed for 163 yards and two more scores, and Deon Jackson rushed for a career-high 169 yards and Duke finally won a game, holding off Syracuse 38-24 on Saturday.