Charlotte, North Carolina Sports News

Brandon Clarke says he’ll block ‘anyone’s shot’; will that make him a Hornet?

Mon, May 20, 2019

Monday’s Charlotte Hornets draft workout comes down to two questions: Is the Hornets’ interior defense deficient enough that it’s an urgent need? And would Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke fill that urgent … Click to Continue »

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The upside-down stat that Charlotte 49ers’ Jon Davis must overcome in NBA’s eyes

Mon, May 20, 2019

Charlotte 49ers guard Jon Davis knows what he must overcome in this draft run-up: NBA scouts don’t want to see a negative assist-to-turnover ratio. Davis brought up that damning statistic … Click to Continue »

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Vance High football coach Aaron Brand is leaving for ‘golden opportunity’

Mon, May 20, 2019

Vance High football coach Aaron Brand is leaving for a job in South Carolina. Brand, 43, will become head coach at Irmo High School, a position that will nearly double … Click to Continue »

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Cowgill scores winning run in 10th, Fresno beats Sacramento 4-3 in walk-off finish

Mon, May 20, 2019

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Bengie Gonzalez hit a sacrifice fly and drove in Collin Cowgill with the winning run in the 10th inning, as the Fresno Grizzlies topped the Sacramento … Click to Continue »

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Mets 3B Frazier and Nationals OF Eaton exchange heated words

Mon, May 20, 2019

So much for burying the hatchet. A camera caught New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Washington outfielder Adam Eaton jawing at each other from a distance in a … Click to Continue »

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Naylor has 4 RBI, leads El Paso to 21-10 win over Albuquerque

Mon, May 20, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Josh Naylor, Esteban Quiroz, Jacob Scavuzzo and A.J. Kennedy drove in at least three runs each, as the El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 21-10 … Click to Continue »

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Cole’s single leads Nashville over Round Rock in 12 innings

Mon, May 20, 2019

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) -- Hunter Cole hit an RBI single in the top of the 12th inning to help lead the Nashville Sounds to an 8-6 win over the … Click to Continue »

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Sanchez homers in 9th, helps rally Yankees past Orioles 10-7

Mon, May 20, 2019

Gary Sánchez hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to cap a New York rally fueled by Baltimore gaffes, and the Yankees pulled out a 10-7 victory Monday night. … Click to Continue »

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Soroka, Acuña lead Braves to a 4-1 victory over Giants

Mon, May 20, 2019

Mike Soroka carried a perfect game into the sixth inning, Ronald Acuña Jr. homered twice and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 Monday night. Austin Riley also … Click to Continue »

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Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

Mon, May 20, 2019

The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail … Click to Continue »

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