Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Brownlow's Mailbag: Coach K's successor, NIL, UNC football expectations and more

Thu, April 30, 2020

UNC Football's new locker roomIn this week's Twitter Mailbag, Lauren Brownlow answers your burning questions like who will Coach K's successor be and Paw Patrol or PJ Masks? Plus, she looks into UNC's reasonable expectations in football this year, the implications of the NIL legislation and more.

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Little League World Series canceled for first time

Thu, April 30, 2020

Little_League_World_Series_Baseball_93120This year's Little League World Series and the championship tournaments in six other Little League divisions have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Giglio: Smooth search for Steve Forbes a win for Wake Forest and John Currie

Thu, April 30, 2020

John CurrieGiven the timing of Danny Manning's firing, you figured Wake Forest athletic director John Currie had a plan for the Deacs' next basketball coach.

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KC uses 5th-year option on Mahomes, works on long-term deal

Thu, April 30, 2020

Steinberg's_Comeback_77631The Kansas City Chiefs insist Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes will play for them for the foreseeable future.

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Bengals release QB Dalton, clear way for Burrow to lead

Thu, April 30, 2020

Bengals_Dalton_Released_Football_36377The Bengals cleared the way for Joe Burrow to lead the team by releasing quarterback Andy Dalton, who holds several of the franchise's passing records but couldn't lead Cincinnati deep into the playoffs.

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Hall of Famer Dawson deals with coronavirus as a mortician

Thu, April 30, 2020

Dawson_Funeral_Home_92549The man consoling mourners and directing his staff at Paradise Memorial Funeral Home might look familiar if he wasn't wearing a mask.

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WRAL's Jeff Hogan hoping to run 30th marathon soon

Thu, April 30, 2020

WRAL Jeff Hogan crosses half-marathon finish lineJeff Hogan, WRAL morning anchor, explains how he got hooked on marathons.

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Swofford, all of college athletics looking at 'moving target' as to when to start up again

Wed, April 29, 2020

ACC's Swofford: 'We're on a run' not often seen ACC commissioner John Swofford joined The OG to talk about the NIL legislation, the ACC Tournament returning to Greensboro, various scenario-planning for college football and what the G League means for college basketball.

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Skeptics loom as NCAA builds guardrails around compensation

Wed, April 29, 2020

NCAA_Athlete_Compensation_53380For more than 60 years, NCAA leaders have insisted college athletes had to be amateurs and to be amateurs they could not be paid for being athletes — by anybody.

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Baseball Hall of Fame cancels induction ceremony

Wed, April 29, 2020

Hall_of_Fame-Induction_Ceremonies_Canceled_Basebakll_48436Derek Jeter, Larry Walker and the rest of this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class will have to wait another year for their big moment at Cooperstown.

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