Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

92-year-old Vin Scully hospitalized after fall at home

Thu, April 23, 2020

BBN_Dodgers_Scully_Hospitalized_61220Retired Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully has been hospitalized after falling at his Los Angeles-area home.

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Panthers preseason games, coach's show, more coming to WRAL and FOX 50

Thu, April 23, 2020

WRAL / FOX 50 official partner of the Carolina PanthersA partnership between the Carolina Panthers and Capitol Broadcasting Company wil bring to 4 of the Carolina Panthers preseason games to WRAL-TV and FOX 50. The new agreement will also include Carolina Panthers Television Network original programming, including Panthers Huddle with Matt Rhule.

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NCAA moves toward allowing athletes to be paid sponsors

Thu, April 23, 2020

Athlete_Compensation_61930The NCAA is moving closer to allowing Division I athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorship deals they can strike on their own as early as next year.

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NASCAR teams OK to work in N.C. shops, a key step in return

Thu, April 23, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Motorsports_Auto_Racing_21653The governor of North Carolina said Thursday that NASCAR teams can work in their race shops if they maintain social distancing guidelines, clearing a potential hurdle to resuming the season in coming weeks.

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Logistics share draft spotlight with Joe Burrow, Chase Young

Thu, April 23, 2020

Mock_Draft_Football_58283From his home in the New York City suburbs, Roger Goodell will handle perhaps his most visible annual chore — announcing draft picks.

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99.9 the Fan and WRAL's social distancing must haves draft recap

Thu, April 23, 2020

social distancingWRAL Sports and 99.9 the Fan personalities joined forces to draft social distancing must-haves on NFL Draft Eve. Who got the best value? How long did toilet paper last?

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Tokyo Olympic CEO promises 'transparency' over cost of delay

Thu, April 23, 2020

Olympics_Tokyo_Costs_68153The chief executive of the Tokyo Olympics promised “transparency” with the Japanese public on Thursday regarding the cost of postponing the games until next year.

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Red Sox lose draft pick, Cora banned in sign-stealing scams

Thu, April 23, 2020

Red_Sox_Sign_Stealing_Baseball_91844The Boston Red Sox escaped severe penalties in Major League Baseball's cheating investigation on Wednesday, with Commissioner Rob Manfred concluding that the 2018 World Series champions' sign-stealing efforts were less egregious than the Astros' when they won it all the previous season.

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State board approves changes to athletic eligibility due to coronavirus

Thu, April 23, 2020

Boys Football: Middle Creek vs Rocky Mount (August 17, 2018)The State Board of Education has made two changes to athletic eligibility for middle school and high school students due to coronavirus.

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Finalists named for 2020 HSOT Honors; Awards show moves from in-person event to television, live streaming

Thu, April 23, 2020

HighSchoolOT Honors, HSOT HonorsThe finalists for the 2020 edition of HighSchoolOT Honors are set and voting is now open, but there are changes to the awards show.

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