Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84

Mon, April 06, 2020

Bobby Mitchell Bobby Mitchell, the speedy Hall of Famer who became the Washington Redskins' first black player, has died. He was 84.

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Top title games: UConn's '99 win vs. Duke a program changer

Sun, April 05, 2020

NCAA_Greatest_Games_Basketball_38317Khalid El-Amin remembers Connecticut’s resolve to win a program-changing national championship.

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Pro day cancellations forcing changes to NFL draft process

Sun, April 05, 2020

No_Pro_Days_Football_65895Bill Polian simplified the NFL's draft process years ago.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (April 5)

Sun, April 05, 2020

UNCvsKansas 4/5/08What 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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Trump talks with US pro sports leaders to discuss virus

Sun, April 05, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Trump_30991President Donald Trump talked to many U.S. pro sports leaders about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, saying he was looking forward to the resumption of competitions “as soon as we can.”

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Ex-NFL kicker, Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73

Sun, April 05, 2020

Obit_Tom_Dempsey_55203Tom Dempsey, the kicker born without toes on his kicking foot who made a then-record 63-yard field goal, died late Saturday while struggling with complications from the new coronavirus. He was 73.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (April 4)

Sun, April 05, 2020

AP_Was_There_NC_State_Houston_1983_Basketball_00608What 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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Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

Sat, April 04, 2020

Basketball_Hall_of_Fame_65431Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He’s now, officially, a Hall of Famer.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (April 3)

Sat, April 04, 2020

AP_Was_There_NC_State_Houston_1983_Basketball_00608What 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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AP Was There: Laettner's shot stuns Kentucky in OT, 104-103

Sat, April 04, 2020

AP_Was_There_Duke_Kentucky_1992_Basketball_44342A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Duke-Kentucky game ....

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