Web Run: Amato keeping his sense of Humor

It begins with a barrel-chested Chuck Amato strutting through school, where he shoves a student against a locker in a move that surely would make Bobby Knight proud.

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"Chuck, don't be jealous because my win-loss record is better than yours. Besides, we both know I'm training to be a cage fighter." - Herb Sendek hamming it up with Chuck Amato



N.C. State's Amato keeping his sense of humor
The Associated Press
It begins with a barrel-chested Chuck Amato strutting through school, where he shoves a student against a locker in a move that surely would make Bobby Knight proud. Later, the North Carolina State football coach, an Easton native, pokes his head into the office of basketball coach Herb Sendek and chastises him for his lack of success. ''Stay at State and run the basketball program into the ground, Herb,'' Amato tells him. ''Chuck, don't be jealous because my win-loss record is better than yours,'' Sendek replies. ''Besides, we both know I'm training to be a cage fighter.'' Read More

No tall tale: Linebacker key for Pack
Ken Tysiac * Charlotte Observer
He coaches football at a Carolinas land grant institution whose fervent fans hope to challenge Florida State and Boston College for the ACC Atlantic Division title, though his team hasn't proven up to the task. He is in his 50s and trained at the knee of Division I-A career victories leader Bobby Bowden of Florida State. He has been in his job about a half-dozen years, failing to coach in a bowl game just once -- last season. Read More



Week 5: Clemson Tigers
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Who has the edge?
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

Wolfpack has visions of TDs
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

Tigers, Pack used to close games
Sammy Batten * Fayetteville (NC) Observer

State hoping its luck holds for Clemson
Jim Young * News-Record

Wolfpack, Tigers in need of a win
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

2 teams, 2 coaches, 1 story
Ken Tysiac * Charlotte Observer

Clemson, Wolfpack meet tonight in Raleigh
Freedom News Service

Wearing Out His Welcome?
CUTigers

N.C. State's Amato keeping his sense of humor
The Associated Press

Pack, Tigers weave a unique rivalry
Randy Quis * Technician

Wolfpack and Tigers Keep it Close
Tony Haynes * GoPack.com

Clemson News Watch...
Tigers facing crossroad
Caulton Tudor * News & Observer

Clemson hopes for more midseason magic
Steve Phillips * High Point Enterprise

Wolfpack will attack pass
Jon Solomon * The State

Game Capsule
CUTigers


Wolfpack's Grant facing uncertain future
Jim Young * News-Record


Basketball...
'NC State Is My Leader'
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Football...
Eckerson Gets Wolfpack Offer
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NC State Offers Pennsylvania Tight End
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USA Today/ESPN: Preseason
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AP Top 25: Preseason
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Audio from weekly ACC football coaches' teleconference
News & Observer

BC's Kiwanuka still hurting
The Associated Press


Source: Coach K will lead U.S. men
Ken Tysiac * Charlotte Observer



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