After finishing second in the district, Erwin’s 10-and-under all-star baseball team will open play in the Tar Heel Leagues state tournament on Thursday at 4 p.m. against host Washington, N.C. … Campbell was picked 12th among 15 teams in the Coastal Athletic Association’s preseason poll. Offensive tackle Mike Edwards of the Camels made the league’s preseason all-conference team. Preseason favorite William & Mary visits Campbell in the season opener on Thursday, August 31, at 7 p.m. … East Carolina was picked sixth among 14 teams in the American Athletic Conference preseason poll. The Pirates open the season at Michigan on Saturday, September 2, at noon. Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh may be assessed a 4-game suspension by the NCAA for recruiting infractions. … The NBA Board of Governors has approved Michael Jordan’s sale of a majority interest in the Charlotte Hornets for a reported $3 billion. … The average Football Bowl Subdivision game was three hours, 24 minutes in 2022. The clock will no longer stop after a first down, except in the final two minutes of a game.