Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

As focus shifts away from state title game, Henderson Collegiate remains hopeful it will get to play

Fri, March 27, 2020

BBB: Henderson Collegiate vs Bishop McGuiness (March 16, 2019)Last year, Henderson Collegiate's boys basketball team made a run to the 1A state championship game in just its second varsity season.

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After UNC offer, Dontrez Styles could follow a familiar path for Kinston basketball legends

Thu, March 26, 2020

Boys Basketball: Farmville Central vs. Kinston (Mar. 3, 2020)Kinston standout Dontrez Styles spoke with HighSchoolOT about his recent offer from UNC, Kinston basketball and the legendary players associated with the program, how he is handling the challenges around COVID-19 and who the best player he faced this season was.

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David Cutcliffe talks contingency plans for college football, Peyton Manning and Zoom

Thu, March 26, 2020

miamiduke18Duke head football coach David Cutcliffe joined both The Adam Gold Show and The OG this week on 99.9 the Fan to talk about running a football program remotely, Clemson grad transfer Chase Brice and of course, his former pupil Peyton Manning.

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Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77

Thu, March 26, 2020

Obit-Globetrotters-Neal_Basketball_75405Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died. He was 77.

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AP PHOTOS: Stadiums deserted as virus postpones opening day

Thu, March 26, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Opening_Day_Photo_Gallery_67803There was no crack of the bat, no footlong hot dogs, no umpire’s cry of “Play ball!” as opening day came and went for Major League Baseball with games indefinitely postponed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Twinbills? Winter windup? Baseball's 2020 could be creative

Thu, March 26, 2020

Opening_Day_2020_Solutions_Baseball_25369It's been another ideal week of March weather in central Arizona, with highs in the 70s and plenty of sunshine.

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Ovechkin, Crosby favor NHL going directly into playoffs

Thu, March 26, 2020

Crosby_Ovechkin_Playoffs_Hockey_59725Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby prefers the NHL skip the rest of the regular season and head directly to the playoffs if games resume during this pandemic-interrupted spring.

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Pandemic fallout: NCAA slashes distribution by $375 million

Thu, March 26, 2020

NCAA-Revenue_Distribution_71302Canceling March Madness because of the coronavirus pandemic will cost the NCAA about $375 million that it would have distributed to 350 schools across the nation.

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IndyCar goes virtual racing as it waits to get back on track

Thu, March 26, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Auto_Racing_95668IndyCar isn't sure when it can get its cars on track to officially start the season. For now, the series will follow the lead of other racing leagues and go virtual.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (March 26)

Thu, March 26, 2020

Kentucky-North Carolina Elite 8 GameWhat 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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