Charlotte, North Carolina Sports News

Collins hits grand slam, leads Charlotte over Durham

Sun, May 26, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Zack Collins hit a grand slam in the sixth inning, leading the Charlotte Knights to a 12-4 win over the Durham Bulls on Sunday. The grand … Click to Continue »

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Beer, Rojas lead Corpus Christi to 9-1 win over Frisco

Sun, May 26, 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- Seth Beer hit a three-run home run in the first inning, and Joshua Rojas hit a pair of solo homers and three hits as the … Click to Continue »

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Why this NBA draft class will test if the rookie-scale contracts are foolproof

Sat, May 25, 2019

The word for the 2019 NBA draft class might be “interchangeable.” That’s not a compliment. After Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and R.J. Barrett — the presumed top three picks — … Click to Continue »

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‘I keep going’: NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s struggles, on and off the race track

Sat, May 25, 2019

Bubba Wallace has among the sunnier dispositions you’ll find in the NASCAR garage. But things have been difficult for Wallace since he moved up to a full-time Cup Series ride … Click to Continue »

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Marvin Ridge baseball, West Stanly softball advance to NCHSAA baseball finals

Sat, May 25, 2019

Marvin Ridge built a big early lead and then hung on Saturday night, beating host China Grove Carson 7-6 and capturing the Western Regional 3A baseball championship. The Mavericks (26-6) … Click to Continue »

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NCHSAA soccer: Union Academy wins state; Lake Norman Charter falls just short

Sat, May 25, 2019

Two Observer-area high schools made the N.C. High School Athletic Association state championship in girls soccer. Union Academy won a close game in the 1A final, beating Franklin Academy 1-0. … Click to Continue »

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Pitcher’s 4 hits, 0 runs over 13 innings gives Corinth Holders a chance at a state title

Sat, May 25, 2019

Corinth Holders’ senior Tyler Stufano pitched a complete game shutout against Holly Springs just five days ago. The Pirates needed him again on Saturday to beat the Golden Hawks 6-2 … Click to Continue »

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NC State’s Avent says the Pack should host a NCAA Regional

Sat, May 25, 2019

NC State coach Elliott Avent says he thinks the Wolfpack should host a NCAA Regional, but says it won't matter if they don't do the little things better. Avent talked after the Wolfpack lost to Georgia Tech the ACC Tournament Saturday, May 25, 2019. … Click to Continue »

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NC State’s Avent says the Wolfpack missed opportunities in loss to Georgia Tech

Sat, May 25, 2019

NC State coach Elliott Avent talks about the Wolfpack's loss to Georgia Tech in the semifinals of the ACC Baseball Championship in Durham, N.C., Saturday, May 25, 2019. … Click to Continue »

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Georgia Tech slams NC State in ACC tourney semifinals

Sat, May 25, 2019

The door was open for N.C. State to win its first ACC title in 27 years. Georgia Tech slammed it right in the Wolfpack’s face. Michael Guldberg’s three-run home run … Click to Continue »

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