Gottfried Fired (Officially)

NC State formally announces that Mark Gottfried will not be back after coaching out the season pic.twitter.com/rk18cElQGK — Mark Armstrong (@ArmstrongABC11) February 16, 2017 As much as I do enjoy a good firing, the fact Gottfried will finish the season — I’ll let y’all speculate why — gives me no confidence our current leadership has […]

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Villanova Delivers Justice

What a beautiful morning. This isn’t about State fans being ecstatic that Carolina lost on the second greatest buzzer beater ever. No, this morning is all about the reckoning. Considering that, last summer, just hours before its response to the NOA was due, and after more than two decades of institutional academic fraud, The Flagship […]

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Beyond the bye, into The Abyss

If — after that miserable showing in Blacksburg — you’re looking past the bye week for some kind of promise for this season, then I envy your naïveté. For those of you seeing promise in the 3-0 Wake win at Boston College, just remember that Pitt beat Virginia Tech 10-7 last week. After the desperately-needed […]

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The Reckoning

The Carolina Way has proved to be exactly what every State fan has told you for years it is: a giant, hollow lie. For every State fan who endured the self-imposed — it’s important to note that, unlike The Flagship, we held ourselves accountable after the NCAA, SBI and Poole Commission found only “minor” infractions […]

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SEC Concerned about Declining Student Attendance

I originally saw this tweeted by Stewart Mandel (@slmandel). To the chagrin of local radio personalities, State — vs. Louisiana Tech on Labor Day Saturday, at noon, with a heat index in mid-90s — isn’t the only program with attendance concerns. Interesting read about the SEC’s concern in the recent trend showing declining student attendance […]

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He was in.

The reasonable among us aren’t arguing that line judge Richard Misner’s blown call cost State the game — we knew we’d have to keep scoring to win that game. But it’s entirely fair to say it shifted the momentum of a tight, hard-fought game squarely into Clemson’s favor. This is all hypothetical, of course, but […]

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