Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Simone Biles on 2021 Olympics: 'Nothing is set in stone'

Wed, April 01, 2020

Tokyo_Biles_Olympics_31002There's a large whiteboard calendar on a wall inside the massive gym owned by Simone Biles' family that outlines every major gymnastics event of the year, the 2020 Olympics included.

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Call to arms: Compressed schedule could mean more pitchers

Wed, April 01, 2020

Cubs_Spring_Baseball_18337When and if opening day comes around this year, New York Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake anticipates a brimming bullpen.

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Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

Wed, April 01, 2020

Sports_Virus_Outbreak_Wimbledon_Tennis_51028For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was canceled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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"Flatten The Curve" virtual race to help NC craft brewery employees

Wed, April 01, 2020

Flatten The Curve RaceVirtual 5K and 19K races will help support North Carolina craft brewery employees who have been impacted by business declines due to the risks created by COVID-19.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (April 1)

Wed, April 01, 2020

UNC, Oregon square-off in Final FourWhat 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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Rod Brind'Amour joins The OG to talk life at home and the future of the hockey season

Wed, April 01, 2020

Rod Brind'Amour Pic-Post San JoseThe COVID-19 outbreak has meant that even notoriously hard-going Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour has had to ease up a bit. He joined The OG on Tuesday to talk about life as a home school teacher, Netflix and when - or if - hockey might come back.

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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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