Other featured stories for 8/24:
  • Blueprint in red and white
  • Pack basketball schedule tailor-made
    Other featured stories for 8/24:
  • Blueprint in red and white
  • Pack basketball schedule tailor-made

    Rivers leads NC State but first come diapers

    "If I were an outsider looking in, I'd think this is all a lot to handle," Rivers said. "But in reality, it's not hard to balance. I just leave football behind on the football field."<br><br><small><b>Other featured stories for 8/24:</b></small> <li><a href="http://www.news-record.com/sports/acc/ncsufb_082403.htm" target=blank><b>Blueprint in red and white </b></a><br> <li><a href="http://www.heraldsun.com/sports/18-384578.html" target=blank><b>Pack basketball schedule tailor-made</b></a><br>

    Athens' Rivers leads NC State but first come diapers
    Doug Segrest * The Birmingham News
    Before he takes aim at the Heisman Trophy, before North Carolina State sets sail toward a national championship, Philip Rivers has more pressing matters. He has diapers to change. And the nursery has to be restocked. Read More

    Blueprint in red and white
    Tim Peeler * News & Record
    Chuck Amato came to N.C. State after 18 years as an assistant at Florida State with a game plan, a collection of heavy notebooks that contained tidbits of wisdom he had accumulated from, among others, his football coaching idols: Earle Edwards, Lou Holtz and Bobby Bowden. Read More

    Pack basketball schedule tailor-made
    Al Featherston * The Herald-Sun
    N.C. State, which has long battled the (largely correct) perception that its non-conference schedules were soft, has fashioned one of the most masterful non-ACC schedules ever put together. Read More

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