Daily Archives: January 17, 2014


East Carolina Heads to Virginia Tech Invitational

The Pirates look to continue strong start to the indoor season Live Results GREENVILLE, NC January 16, 2014 –The East Carolina track and field program heads to Blacksburg, Va., after opening the indoor season last month with a strong start. This weekend, the Pirates will compete at the Virginia Tech Invitational […]


Charlotte Bobcats Preview: Keys to Beat Magic, Heat and Raptors

By Shane Skeary, bobcats.com CHARLOTTE, NC January 17, 2014 KEY MATCHUP vs. MAGIC: Gerald Henderson vs. Victor Oladipo Steve Clifford’s Cats usually thrive when the “Big 3” of Kemba Walker, Al Jefferson and Gerald Henderson are productive on the offensive end. Henderson had an off night on Jan. 15 against […]


Lauer Sounds Off: Random Thoughts on Cats

By Scott Lauer CHARLOTTE, NC January 16, 2014 bobcats.com Scott Lauer is the radio play-by-play voice of the Charlotte Bobcats. His column will appear on bobcats.com on Thursdays throughout the season. The opinions expressed here are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Bobcats organization. Greetings […]


East Carolina Falls To Florida Atlantic In C-USA Road Opener

Pirates drop conference tilt, 78-67, to fall to 0-2 in league play BOCA RATON, FL January 16, 2014 – Trapp Jackson scored a career-high 23 points, sinking 6-of-11 3-pointers, to lead the host Florida Atlantic Owls to a 78-67 win over East Carolina Thursday night in the Pirates’ first Conference […]


Carolina Hurricanes Top Line from 2012-13 Reunited

By Michael Smith RALEIGH, NC January 16, 2014 – Following two consecutive shutouts, the Carolina Hurricanes have shuffled the lines in search of scoring answers. Head coach Kirk Muller is turning to what was one of the best lines in the National Hockey League last season to lead that charge. […]


Sea Shepherd Australia: Operation Relentless Update

By: Sea Shepherd Australia Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, January 16, 2014 – On the morning of January 8, Sea Shepherd confirmed that they had lost visual on the Japanese whaling fleet’s factory vessel, the Nisshin Maru. At that time, the factory vessel was outside of its self-designated whaling region. Sea […]


The Original Siamese Twins Death, Hours Apart

RALEIGH, NC January 17, 2014 – On January 17, 1874, Chang and Eng Bunker, the original Siamese twins, died. The Bunkers were born in Thailand (then called Siam) in 1811, and amassed a fortune for themselves on the circus and exhibition circuit before retiring to North Carolina in 1839. After arriving in […]