Charlotte, North Carolina Sports News

Slater hits grand slam, leads Sacramento over Fresno

Sun, May 19, 2019

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Austin Slater hit a grand slam in the second inning, leading the Sacramento River Cats to a 7-0 win over the Fresno Grizzlies in the second … Click to Continue »

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Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals’ rally for 6-5 win

Sun, May 19, 2019

The Chicago Cubs had watched most of their five-run lead against the Washington Nationals dissipate by the time Steve Cishek entered Sunday night's game in the seventh inning. Cishek closed … Click to Continue »

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Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs

Sun, May 19, 2019

Pascal Siakam felt guilty about a pair of missed free throws and the extra minutes they added to his teammates' night. Fortunately for Siakam and the rest of the Raptors, … Click to Continue »

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Aybar hits grand slam, leads Monclova over Quintana Roo

Sun, May 19, 2019

MONCLOVA, Mexico (AP) -- Erick Aybar hit a grand slam in the fifth inning, leading the Acereros del Norte to a 13-2 win over the Tigres de Quintana Roo on … Click to Continue »

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Zazueta scores winning run, Monterrey beats Tabasco 3-2 in walk-off finish

Sun, May 19, 2019

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- Agustin Murillo drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the seventh inning to score the winning run, as the Sultanes de Monterrey beat the Olmecas … Click to Continue »

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Mecklenburg County teams celebrate State Championship Saturday

Sat, May 18, 2019

It was a state championship Saturday and several Mecklenburg County teams brought home the gold. A recap (click for the complete story) NCHSAA 1A, 4A track: Observer-area stars take home … Click to Continue »

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Never seen NASCAR? That’s what All-Star Race, punches and crashes included, is for.

Sat, May 18, 2019

Lost in the shuffle of a long-awaited Victory Lane celebration — miniature plastic bottles, champagne, boxes full of sponsors’ hats, an 8-pound trophy, and, oh yeah, a briefcase stuffed to … Click to Continue »

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Kyle Larson sneaks into NASCAR All-Star Race, wins with savvy survival instincts

Sat, May 18, 2019

With $1 million on the line, there’s no such thing as off limits. So it should come as no surprise how the final laps of the NASCAR All-Star Race shook … Click to Continue »

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NC State defeats UNC to take series

Sat, May 18, 2019

Photos from the NC State Wolfpack's victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels at Boshamer Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, May 18, 2019. With the victory NC State takes series from UNC and No. 3 seed in ACC tournament. … Click to Continue »

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Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch unhappy after NASCAR All-Star Race

Sat, May 18, 2019

Coming up short in Saturday’s NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway didn’t sit well with the two drivers who had the best shot at overtaking winner Kyle Larson. Runner-up … Click to Continue »

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