Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

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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MLB extends support to minor leaguers through May

Tue, March 31, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Florida_71336Major League Baseball is extending its financial support to minor league players through May while suspending their contracts because of the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Pacanovsky: To the Class of 2020

Tue, March 31, 2020

Apex High School vs Apex Friendship High School - March 13, 2020I played lacrosse in high school, a spring sport in North Carolina. For me, I knew our season was coming to an end as we entered the playoffs. I had made peace with the fact that I was soon going to be playing my last game ever.

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HBO's 'The Scheme' will leave college basketball fans with more questions than answers

Tue, March 31, 2020

Christian Dawkins in HBO's Christian Dawkins opens up in an HBO documentary about the recent college basketball scandal but it will leave you with more questions about the FBI investigation than answers.

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Adapt or atrophy: UNC turns to technology to stay fit for football

Mon, March 30, 2020

Brian Hess Pic-Zoom InterviewUNC's strength and conditioning coach Brian Hess has started thinking outside the box for voluntary workouts.

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