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No gloom for 'Doom Squad'

Last season was one of nonstop growing pains for N.C. State's defensive line. The players did the growing. Wolfpack coach Chuck Amato felt the pain. <p><small><b>Other featured stories for 8/19:</b></small> <li><a href="http://newsobserver.com/sports/story/1542842p-7725747c.html" target=blank><b>'Small' Lawson takes big leap</b></a>


Quote of the Day:"But he's getting in there. He's light, but he's solid. If he wants to get you off of him, he can." - NCSU Offensive Lineman James Newby on Manny Lawson



No gloom for 'Doom Squad'
Chip Alexander * News & Observer
Last season was one of nonstop growing pains for N.C. State's defensive line. The players did the growing. Wolfpack coach Chuck Amato felt the pain. The Pack, at times, had five freshmen playing on the line: Mario Williams, John McCargo, DeMarcus "Tank" Tyler, Maurice Charles and James Martin. That's asking a lot from any defense. Read More

'Small' Lawson takes big leap
Lorenzo Perez * News & Observer
N.C. State's Manny Lawson had the hops during the indoor track and field season to win the ACC's long jump title. Now, the Wolfpack coaches hope the junior can make the leap from linebacker to defensive end. Lean and athletic, Lawson's biggest impact so far has come on special teams. In only two seasons, Lawson is tied for fourth place in NCSU history with five career blocked punts. Read More


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Olympic Medal Count

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States 7 8 6 21
China 10 6 3 19
Australia 6 3 5 14
Russia 2 5 5 12
Japan 6 2 1 9
France 3 2 4 9
Italy 2 3 2 7
Germany 1 2 3 6
Ukraine 3 1 1 5
Netherlands 0 2 3 5

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