Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

The ACC names Greensboro as host of 2023 ACC Tournament

Tue, April 28, 2020

2020 ACC Men's TournamentThe ACC announced in a release on Tuesday that Greensboro will be the host of the 2023 ACC Tournament. Greensboro was the 2020 Tournament host, but the event was cut short due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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NFL to hold 2021 draft in Cleveland from April 29-May 1

Tue, April 28, 2020

NFL_Draft_Football_61828After a successful virtual, stay-at-home experience this year, the NFL plans to hold its draft outdoors in downtown Cleveland next year from April 29 to May 1.

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ACC Panic Room: What's next for Wake Forest basketball?

Tue, April 28, 2020

Panic Room 042820Lauren Brownlow and Joe Ovies discuss why it was time for Wake Forest to move on from Danny Manning and where they might go next?

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Carolina Hurricanes Foundation donated $478,000 during 2019-20 season

Tue, April 28, 2020

Carolina Hurricanes LogoThe Carolina Hurricanes announced in a release that its Carolina Hurricanes Foundation has donated $478,000 during the 2019-20 season to local nonprofits and youth hockey organizations in North Carolina.

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Japan Medical Assn: Tokyo Olympics difficult without vaccine

Tue, April 28, 2020

APTOPIX_Virus_Outbreak_Japan_Daily_Life_87789The medical community in Japan is moving toward a consensus that holding next year's Tokyo Olympics may hinge on finding a coronavirus vaccine.

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Raleigh native, Charlotte Hornet Graham gives back during shutdown

Mon, April 27, 2020

Devonte Graham Devonte Graham recently teamed up with Wingstop and Crisis Assistance Ministry in Charlotte to deliver meals to families in need.

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Former Millbrook and NCSU star, Smith-Williams, stoked to join Redskins

Mon, April 27, 2020

James Smith-WilliamsNorth Carolina State defensive end James Smith-Williams' dreams came true when the Washington Redskins scooped him up in the seventh round of the NFL Draft.

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Tech companies, like college athletes, eager to cash in

Mon, April 27, 2020

NCAA_Athlete_Compensation_Football_26832Imagine a major-college quarterback with a sizable social media following who posts entertaining and informative updates about his life on and off the field.

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NBA pushes plan to reopen facilities until May 8 at earliest

Mon, April 27, 2020

Virus_Outbreak-NBA-Facilities_Basketball_15056The NBA has pushed back the possible reopening date of some team practice facilities for at least a week until May 8 at the earliest, saying Monday the extra time was needed in part to make sure player training options would be safe and controlled in an effort to try to mitigate the threats c ....

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Tokyo Olympics: Questions, few answers in face of pandemic

Mon, April 27, 2020

Olympics_Tokyo_Future_Q&A_10722The Tokyo Olympics were postponed a month ago. But there are still more questions than answers about the new opening on July 23, 2021, and what form those games will take.

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