Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

AAC commissioner Mike Aresco talks budgets, ECU football and getting the league some respect

Mon, April 20, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_College_Football_17422​The American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco joined The Adam Gold show to discuss what happens to his conference if fans can't come to games, what he's telling his athletic directors, eliminating conference tournaments, limiting travel and CFP expansion. He also talked a ....

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Calls build for fan-less NASCAR in Charlotte May 24

Mon, April 20, 2020

NASCAR Hall of FameSpeaker of the House joins other Republicans calling for a partial NASCAR restart come Memorial Day Weekend.

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Promising start to 'The Last Dance' and fascinating peek inside Michael Jordan's world

Mon, April 20, 2020

The_Last_Dance_Jordan_Basketball_91834The first two hours of the ESPN "30 for 30" documentary on the end of Michael Jordan's dynasty with the Chicago Bulls in 1998 were equal parts educational and dramatic. But will executive producer Mike Tollin settle for another Jordan hagiography or go deeper into Jordan's complex character?

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Raleigh dad goes viral with trick-shots

Mon, April 20, 2020

Mark Brady trick shotsMark Brady has been shooting trick-shots on his daughter's basketball goal for the past 21 days.

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These former NC high school players could be selected in the 2020 NFL Draft

Mon, April 20, 2020

Football: Millbrook vs East Wake (Sept. 5, 2014)This Thursday's NFL Draft will feel like the first live sporting event in ages. The draft is being held virtually to comply with social distancing. Sports fans from across the country undoubtedly will be locked into the proceedings.

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NFL draft rewind 2017: QB hits and the Panthers' gamble on Christian McCaffrey pays off

Mon, April 20, 2020

All-Pro_Team__Football_19541The 2017 NFL draft was notable for the two quarterbacks the Chicago Bears didn't take in the first round and the running back that the Carolina Panthers did.

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Former Southern Durham, UNC RB Jordon Brown hopes his versatility lands him a roster spot in NFL

Sun, April 19, 2020

3AA State Final:  Southern Durham vs Crest - December 12, 2015Jordon Brown graduated from Southern Durham High School in 2016, went on to play three seasons at UNC-Chapel Hill, then after graduating in 3.5 years, played a fourth season at Kansas State. Today, Brown is working out and training, hoping to have an opportunity at a roster spot on a NFL team.

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GOP senators ask NC governor to allow racing at Charlotte

Sun, April 19, 2020

Racing back at the Roval at Charlotte Motor SpeedwayFive Republican state senators are asking North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to allow NASCAR races — without fans — next month at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Locked down in Italy, Former Duke golfer preps for LPGA Qualifiers

Sun, April 19, 2020

While quarantined in Italy, former Duke golfer's LGPA dreams on holdAfter graduating, Carta's plan was to come back to the US and qualify for the LPGA tour. Due to the coronavirus, all of her plans are in flux.

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Sports leagues seek return to play but with no guarantees

Sun, April 19, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Sports_Realistic_Expectations_48793With no games being played, recent sports headlines have centered around hopes and dreams — namely, the uncharted path leagues and teams must navigate to return to competition in the wake of the pandemic.

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