LAS VEGAS -- Amidst the excitement and hype surrounding the USA Basketball Men's Olympic Team, one of the integral parts of the operation that doesn't receive as much attention is the USA Select Team.

CHARLOTTE—ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference will launch the ACC Network – a comprehensive linear and digital network, it was announced today by ACC Commissioner John Swofford and ESPN President John Skipper at the conference’s annual Football Kickoff media event in Charlotte.

Shook Named Assistant Director of Development....BOONE, N.C. — Derek Shook, a representative of the Appalachian State University athletics’ Yosef Club, has been promoted to assistant director of development, announced by senior associate athletics director for developmentBrian Tracy on Thursday.

NEW ORLEANS – The Appalachian State Mountaineers are the favorites to win the 2016 Sun Belt Conference Football Championship according to the league’s 11 head coaches. The preseason selections were released Thursday in advance of the Sun Belt’s annual media day that begins Monday.

'Dads Blank 'Birds. 2-0.....Salisbury, MD - Three Hicvkory pitchers---Wes Benjamin, Christian Torres, and Joe Palumbo---combined on a three-hit shutout in a 2-0 win over the Delmarva Shorebirds at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.