Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Vonn trying not to think of downhill as her last at Olympics

Tue, February 20, 2018

Pyeongchang_Olympics_Alpine_Skiing_63148Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women's downhill at the Pyeongchang Games.

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With each birdie, Duke women's golf team is helping sick children

Tue, February 20, 2018

Virginia Elena CartaThe sport of golf takes a good deal of patience. Every time the fifth-ranked Duke women's team tees off this year, though, they'll be working harder than ever to rack up plenty of birdies. The team's efforts will benefit more than just their scorecards - they'll also be raising money for sick children at Duke Children's Hospital.

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Payne: NC State still on track to meet goals entering last three games

Tue, February 20, 2018

NCSU beats Boston College, 82-66NC State is still on track to meet its goal of closing out the regular season with a 6-0 stretch halfway through the six-game stretch.

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Fialko: Team chemistry key in late-season push for Tar Heels

Tue, February 20, 2018

Photos: UNC downs Duke, 82-78The ninth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels have been playing well of late, earning five straight wins as they begin the push toward the postseason. Jared Fialko caught up with the Tar Heels before Wednesday's road matchup with Syracuse to see how blossoming team chemistry is helping the Heels.

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Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

Tue, February 20, 2018

Louisville_Escorts_Appeal_Basketball_95888Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA's decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men's basketball championship in the wake of an embarrassing sex scandal, and interim President Greg Postel did not hide his disappointment.

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Woods, Stricker to be vice captains at Ryder Cup

Tue, February 20, 2018

Genesis_Open_Golf_83640Tiger Woods will be in France this year for the Ryder Cup as a vice captain.

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Gold: Canes control their playoff destiny, but will they take advantage?

Tue, February 20, 2018

Canes fall 3-2 in OTThe Hurricanes have squandered almost every opportunity to maintain a playoff spot. They've struggled to score, suffered gut-wrenching losses and just dropped three straight key games. Yet, they're still tied for the final spot with six weeks to play.

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Want to sing the anthem at DBAP? Auditions coming during Bulls Fan Fest

Tue, February 20, 2018

Durham Bulls celebrate fans in final 2017 homestandReady for Durham Bulls baseball? The 2018 Fan Fest previewing the upcoming season is coming to Durham Bulls Athletic Park on March 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Struggling Hornets fire general manager amid 24-33 season

Tue, February 20, 2018

Hornets_Cho_Fired_Basketball_93408The struggling Hornets have shaken up their front office, firing general manager Rich Cho on Tuesday.

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As Team USA chases men's hockey gold, a former Hurricane enjoys the journey

Tue, February 20, 2018

Pyeongchang_Olympics_Ice_Hockey_Men_76813The U.S. men's hockey team is fighting to stay alive in its quest for a medal. They downed Slovakia 5-1 and will now face the Czech Republic Tuesday night in the quarterfinal round. A win would put the U.S. through to the medal round. Former Carolina Hurricane Bobby Sanguinetti said he never expected to ....

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