Methodist will play Averett, North Carolina Wesleyan and Greensboro home and home in its adjusted 2020 football schedule. … Former Monarchs football coach Jim Sypult died Monday while on vacation in Peru at the age of 72. … UNC Pembroke won’t start football practice until Sept. 7 at the earliest. With changes to the schedule, the Braves will play their first game at home on Oct. 3 against Frostburg (Maryland) State. … N.C. State has received a commitment from all-state offensive lineman Lyndon Cooper of Carrollton, Georgia. … Senior forward D.J. Funderburk worked out with the NCSU team on Monday. Funderburk has submitted for the NBA draft, which has been postponed to October. … East Carolina planned to resume athletic workouts today after a week break due to the coronavirus. … Jack White of Duke has signed to play basketball for Melbourne United in his home country of Australia.