Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

NFL retirees mostly in favor of new labor agreement

Tue, April 07, 2020

Offseason_Update_Retirees_Football_83047Ron Mix likes what he has seen and read regarding the new labor agreement between the NFL and its players.

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Ripken heads charity campaign, longs for baseball's return

Tue, April 07, 2020

Ripken_Virus_Relief_Baseball_99675Cal Ripken Jr. has launched a campaign to help feed children and families across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, coordinating a contribution of $250,000 and opening a social media account for the first time to promote the cause.

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AP sources: MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona

Tue, April 07, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_MLB_Empty_Ballparks_Baseball_76486Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area this season and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players’ association.

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Another change in plans for Patrick Tape

Tue, April 07, 2020

Duke LogoAfter briefly decommitting, Columbia forward Patrick Tape is headed to Duke after all to finish his college basketball career.

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Sylvia Hatchell reflects on UNC's 1994 national championship

Mon, April 06, 2020

Sylvia Hatchell Pic-1994 RememberedWith seven-tenths of a second on the clock, Charlotte Smith, who is now the head coach at Elon University, hit a three-pointer that will be forever etched in sports history.

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NC State recruit Josh Hall to go through NBA draft process

Mon, April 06, 2020

NCSU-Wake ForestJosh Hall, the top player in the Wolfpack's recruiting class, announced on Monday that he will go through the NBA draft evaluation process while retaining his college eligibility.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (April 6)

Mon, April 06, 2020

Duke celebrates Naitonal Championship winWhat to do without college basketball? Well, why not take a trip down memory lane and explore what happened on this day in the storied histories of the three Triangle college basketball programs?

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8 unanimous picks for All-Decade Team include Brady, Watt

Mon, April 06, 2020

All-Decade_Team_Football_42417Von Miller had to catch his breath after finding out he got every vote for the 2010s All-Decade Team.

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British canceled, Masters to November in major rescheduling

Mon, April 06, 2020

British Open (Men's)The Masters goes from that annual rite of spring to two weeks before Thanksgiving. The U.S. Open now is scheduled in September for the first time since amateur Francis Ouimet took down Britain’s best at Brookline in 1913 to put golf on the map in America.

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Ovies: How eSports is presented reveals a major flaw

Mon, April 06, 2020

Rocket LeagueThe eSports gold rush is underway, but how we talk about eSports reveals one major flaw that could keep the industry from going truly mainstream.

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