Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (April 2)

Fri, April 03, 2020

UNC reaches NCAA title game with 83-66 win over SyracuseWhat 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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NC State's violations case recommended to NCAA's new independent investigation arm

Fri, April 03, 2020

Wolfpack drops home finale 70-55 to CavaliersNC State's NCAA violations case tied to the recruitment of former basketball star Dennis Smith Jr. has been recommended for the association's new independent investigation arm, the school acknowledged on Friday. The NCAA created the Independent Accountability Resolution Process in direct response to the Rice C ....

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First time in 56 years, no Raleigh Sports Club Banquet

Fri, April 03, 2020

Raleigh Sports ClubFirst time in 56 years, no Raleigh Sports Club Banquet

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Hurricanes place over half of full-time staff on furlough, implement plans to 'make staff whole'

Fri, April 03, 2020

Carolina Hurricanes LogoThe Carolina Hurricanes announced Friday that they were placing 55% of their staff on furlough. The Hurricanes shared plans to "make staff whole" by ensuring that staff who can't collect unemployment after the furlough period will be compensated fully. All the staff placed on furlough will still receive healthcare benefits.

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Havelock 4-star RB Kamarro Edmonds commits to UNC

Fri, April 03, 2020

Kamarro Edmonds UNCHavelock 4-star running back Kamarro Edmonds is the latest big in-state recruit that has pledged to play for UNC-Chapel Hill under Mack Brown. Edmonds announced the decision on his Twitter account on Friday night.

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NFHS official: Pandemic is a threat to high school sports nationwide, but NC is uniquely positioned

Fri, April 03, 2020

2015 NCHSAA Annual Meeting, May 7, 2015 at Dean Smith Center, ChThe coronavirus pandemic's impacts on high school sports are not limited to North Carolina, they are being felt in every state in the country.

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Chasing hoop dreams through the North Carolina Coyotes

Fri, April 03, 2020

The NC Coyotes prepare for an ECBL game in February.In the unsanctioned world of minor-league basketball, teams across the U.S. often dissolve as fast as they form. Here's how one Triangle-based team, the North Carolina Coyotes of Durham, has hung around for seven years with a mix of college hopefuls, overseas players and veterans who can't leave behind ....

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Basketball Hall of Fame set to announce 2020 class

Fri, April 03, 2020

Hall_of_Fame_Basketball_33317A unique Hall of Fame class will be announced Saturday in a unique way.

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Jawad Williams talks his pro basketball season in Japan being shut down and returning to America

Fri, April 03, 2020

WilliamsFormer UNC star Jawad Williams joined The Sports Shop on Wednesday to talk about his experience of COVID-19 while in Japan, waiting for his season of pro basketball there to resume, and what he did when it was eventually canceled and he returned home.

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North Carolina Football Club furloughs some as economic crisis builds

Fri, April 03, 2020

hypatia-h_7bdfcf4c7a0f72917b741caf568c2015-h_a500012488c1f6a9dbef8e119f65f2b9-300The North Carolina Football Club, which comprises the North Carolina FC and NC Courage soccer teams, had joined the exponentially growing number of employers furloughing workers in the midst of the coronavirus ....

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