There Are Good Reasons Against Unretiring Retired Numbers. Here's Mine

This is a pre-emptive warning to my alma mater: Don't you ever fucking put No. 44 on any men's basketball player, for any reason, ever. I'm saying this because I know the thought will cross your mind and some point in the future, but I am ordering you: Do not fucking do this. » 9/08/13 9:36am 9/08/13 9:36am

Some Duke Fans Chanted "How's Your Grandma?" At A Player Whose Grandma…

There was some world-class jagoffery going on in the Duke student section during last night's N.C. State-Duke game. In the second half, N.C. State guard Tyler Lewis stepped to the free-throw line and was reportedly greeted by a chant of, "How's your grandma?" from the Cameron Crazies. Lewis's grandma died last Friday.… » 2/08/13 10:15am 2/08/13 10:15am

N.C. State Upset Duke Yesterday On The Strength Of This Braveheart

I'll be honest, I watched this thinking it would be stupid and boring and not worth watching. But you know what? It's kind of fun. And let's be honest, these guys are the red-headed stepchildren of Carolina, they deserve a little moment in the sun. So here's a little Braveheart-themed pep rally before yesterday's » 1/13/13 11:30am 1/13/13 11:30am

Dick Vitale Would Like To Know Whether "The Young Guy With The…

NC State upset Duke today 84-76, bringing to a close Duke's undefeated run and perhaps ruining their number one ranking, but who cares, because this happened at the end of the game: A young man in wheelchair zoomed out on to the court with the rest of crowd to celebrate the win, and Dick Vitale has a meltdown that… » 1/12/13 2:55pm 1/12/13 2:55pm

How The Hell Did We Get Here? An N.C. State Fan Warms His Championship …

We're running a series of dispatches from fans of unlikely Sweet 16 teams: Ohio, North Carolina State, and Baylor. » 3/23/12 2:30pm 3/23/12 2:30pm

ACC Referee Told N.C. State Head Coach Mark Gottfried To Shut His…

Yesterday's ACC final between N.C. State and North Carolina was just a typical game for N.C. State in the ACC—oozing with controversy. N.C. State, you will recall, is the alma mater to Tom Gugliotta. Googs, of course, was unceremoniously kicked out of a game by ACC official Karl Hess little more than a month ago. » 3/11/12 12:30pm 3/11/12 12:30pm

NC State's Basketball Coach Will Jump Out Of A Plane And Land At The…

Does someone get this? Because we're not sure we get this. Southeastern college basketball was only recently liberated from the tyranny of Bruce Pearl, its chief coach-mascot, and now it's got another one on its hands. » 9/12/11 3:05pm 9/12/11 3:05pm

Somebody Poisoned The Family Of NC State's Adorable Wolfpack Mascot

Today in animal cruelty and terrible affronts to school pride: someone allegedly poisoned four Tamaskan dogs with familial ties to the N.C. State mascot, Tuffy, in Elizabeth City, N.C. From the News & Observer: » 4/26/11 12:30pm 4/26/11 12:30pm