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The Carolina Panthers are reporting that head coach Ron Rivera was named the National Football League Coach of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America on Thursday.

The University of Alabama-Birmingham will interview former Wake Forest football coach Jim Grobe in Atlanta on Friday. Grobe, who is 61-years-old, spent 13 years at

HARWOOD JOINS MOUNTAINEERS:

Katon Harwood, a right-handed pitcher from Asheville, N.C., joined Appalachian State University’s baseball program at the beginning of the spring semester on Monday.

Arkansas State University football player Markel Owens was shot and killed Wednesday night during a home invasion robbery, according to the Jackson, TN., Police Department has confirmed.

The Lees-McRae athletic department is proud to announce that 140 student-athletes have been named to the 2013 Fall Presidential Honor Roll, the