Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

The Latest: Union player tests positive, first in MLS

Wed, April 01, 2020

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

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With NBA on hold, Joel Berry takes on 2K League Three For All Showdown

Wed, April 01, 2020

UNC downs NC State, 96-89Former Tar Heel Joel Berry II, now with the Greensboro Swarm, is ready to dominate on the digital court.

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Psychologist: Student-athletes can approach stress of pandemic like they approach a sport

Tue, March 31, 2020

North Edgecombe huddleMuch time and attention has been focused on the physical health of people during the coronavirus pandemic, and rightfully so, but mental health can become a concern for people too -- even people who are not infected by the virus.

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From Italy and on quarantine, family stays in touch with NCFC rookie

Tue, March 31, 2020

NCFC player talks about quarantine with family in Italy"We were labeled as the disseminators," said Daniele. "We were the carriers of the disease because Italy was the first country that was hit by the virus. The cases were surging every week, it didn't feel good."

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NCHSAA Commissioner: 'We sincerely hope that we are able to return' in the near future

Tue, March 31, 2020

NCHSAA Basketball State Championship Press Conference (Mar. 5, 2N.C. High School Athletic Association Commissioner Que Tucker delivered a recorded message to the membership on Tuesday afternoon in a video posted on the association's Vimeo page.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (March 31)

Tue, March 31, 2020

Duke vs. Louisville What 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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NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

Tue, March 31, 2020

Draft_Prospects_Letters_Football_41285The NFL is gearing up for a normal season and playoffs — with two additional wild-card teams in the Super Bowl chase.

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NHL extends self-quarantine guideline until April 15

Tue, March 31, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Hockey_58579The NHL has extended its guideline for players and staff to self-quarantine until April 15 and it is possible the coronavirus pandemic could push that back even further.

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NCAA throws baseball coaches a curve with added eligibility

Tue, March 31, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_NCAA_Baseball_16003Widely hailed as the right thing to do for student-athlete welfare, the NCAA's decision to extend spring sports athletes' eligibility a year because of the coronavirus pandemic is causing consternation for baseball coaches.

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'The Last Dance' look at Jordan's last title starts April 19

Tue, March 31, 2020

All-Star_Dunk_Contest_Basketball_78892The documentary looking at Michael Jordan’s last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is set for release nearly two months sooner than expected with no sports to air due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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