Blaise Hudson (Triton, East Carolina) has been named an assistant director for development for the Pirate Club, the fundraising arm of ECU athletics. Hudson will work with the Student Pirate Club. … Keith Hills is hosting a 2-man best ball tournament on Saturday, August 7, over the Orange and Black nines. … Oklahoma and Texas reportedly want to move to the Southeastern Conference. … The ACC continues to pursue Notre Dame for football membership. … Bryce Harper stole third base in the first inning, second base in the fifth and home in the fifth for Philadelphia in a 5-1 win Friday night over visiting Atlanta. … The Carolina Hurricanes will start the 2021-22 season at home on Thursday, October 14, against the New York Islanders — the same day the N.C. State Fair opens. … Ryan Armour and Adam Hadwin share the lead in the 3M Open at 10-under par going into today’s third round (CBS, 3 p.m.).