Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

30 NFL draft hopefuls showed off skills at a virtual pro day

Wed, April 15, 2020

Draft_Virtual_Work_Football_43206Hours before New Jersey closed all gyms indefinitely last month because of the COVID-19 pandemic, 30 NFL draft hopefuls had a chance to showcase their talents in a virtual pro day at TEST Football Academy in Martinsville.

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Little League World Series faces 0-2 count amid coronavirus

Wed, April 15, 2020

Sports_Deserted_Icons_LLWS_Baseball_13178Put them in, coach. The boys and girls of summer are ready to play.

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Duke's Gorecki preps for first ever virtual WNBA draft

Wed, April 15, 2020

Dunleavy: Gorecki returns from injury to starring role with DukeDuke standout guard, Haley Gorecki, is preparing for the WNBA Draft at her home in Chicago but her gym is closed due to the coronavirus​. It's so cold, she rarely has a chance to practice shooting outside.

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If you're running, use common sense to help stop the spread of COVID-19

Wed, April 15, 2020

Running From Coronavirus: A Back-to-Basics Exercise BoomSimple common sense can go a long way when observing acceptable social distancing while you're on a run route.

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Report: McCaffrey's contract extension makes him highest paid RB in NFL

Tue, April 14, 2020

Christian McCaffreyThe Carolina Panthers are expected to extend the contract of Christian McCaffrey by four years, averaging $16 million per year, making him the highest-paid running back in NFL history, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

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Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson volunteers for 10% pay cut

Tue, April 14, 2020

Dave ClawsonWake Forest head coach Dave Clawson volunteered to take a 10% pay cut in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the school announced in a release on Tuesday.

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Word of God's Isaiah Todd decommits from Michigan, plans to play professionally

Tue, April 14, 2020

Isaiah Todd of Word of God College Commitment - October 17, 2019Five-star power forward Isaiah Todd, a senior at Word of God Christian Academy in Raleigh, will not play college basketball next season.

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The Latest: Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson takes pay cut

Tue, April 14, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Britain_24990The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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Transfer portal causing college basketball coaches headaches

Tue, April 14, 2020

Transfer_Portal_Problems_Basketball_65482Gregg Marshall began his career as an assistant at tiny Randolph-Macon and Belmont Abbey, but it was during eight years on the staff of Hall of Fame coach John Kresse at College of Charleston that he learned to build a basketball program.

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Tour de France postponed, could start in late August

Tue, April 14, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Tour_de_France_Still_On___97738After weeks of holding out hope that the Tour de France would be able to go ahead as planned, the world’s most famous cycling race was finally added to the list of sporting events postponed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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