Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Change in plans, grad transfer decommits from Duke

Fri, April 03, 2020

Duke LogoColumbia forward Patrick Tape originally said he was going to finish his college basketball career at Duke. The Charlotte native has changed his mind.

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Dr. Fauci, 'America's point guard,' appears on Coach K's radio show

Thu, April 02, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Trump_46260Mike Krzyzewski knows a thing or two about point guards. Duke's head men's basketball coach spoke to the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, on his radio show Thursday. And Coach K called Fauci "America's point guard."

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UNC AD Bubba Cunningham to serve on men's basketball NCAA tournament selection committee

Thu, April 02, 2020

Fan Town HallNorth Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham will start a five-year term on the Division I men's NCAA tournament selection committee in September.

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Ninja Warrior-in-training hits national TV again

Thu, April 02, 2020

Hunter Rowland Pic-ANWJrSome girls want to grow up to be princesses, since she was 8-years-old, Hunter Rowland's wanted to be a ninja.

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The Latest: MLS extends training moratorium through April 24

Thu, April 02, 2020

Britain_Soccer_Virus_Outbreak_60757The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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Former Wake Forest basketball coach Carl Tacy passes away

Thu, April 02, 2020

Obit_Tacy_Basketball_88588Carl Tacy coached at Wake Forest during the heyday of ACC basketball in the 1970s and early 1980s. He was known for his calm demeanor and poise but was a well-respected coach. He passed away on Thursday. He was 87.

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Patriots use team plane to help Mass., fly N95 in from China

Thu, April 02, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Massachusetts_65923Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker found himself in need of an assist to help the state fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Waiting Game: For NBA coaches, that's the new schedule

Thu, April 02, 2020

Magic_Grizzlies_Basketball_38093Orlando’s Steve Clifford figures he’s like every other NBA coach right now: Wake up, go to whatever now serves as the office, study his own team, maybe think about possible opponents, and resume planning.

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Pandemic suspensions leave local high school MLB Draft prospects in flux

Wed, April 01, 2020

Baseball: Fuquay-Varina vs. Green Hope (Mar. 5, 2018)One of the many effects of coronavirus suspending spring sports is the uncertainty it has wreaked on June's MLB Draft-- leaving many high school senior prospects without the opportunity to improve their draft stock.

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UNC's Sabato in limbo about MLB draft decision amid coronavirus crisis

Wed, April 01, 2020

Expectations are high for UNC's Sabato entering 2020 seasonSpring sports were canceled, leaving many sluggers like Aaron Sabato in limbo ahead of the MLB Draft. The UNC first baseman is the 31st ranked prospect heading into the 2020 Major League Baseball draft.

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