Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Dayton double: Flyers' Toppin, Grant claim AP top honors

Tue, March 24, 2020

AP_Player_of_the_Year_Basketball_78475Obi Toppin and Anthony Grant spent the season transforming Dayton from an unranked team that wasn’t even picked to win its conference into one of the nation's best, complete with the most wins in program history.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (March 24)

Tue, March 24, 2020

No. 1 seed Oregon beats Duke 82-68 in Sweet 16What 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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UNC's Brown updates Tar Heel plans in virtual meeting with media

Mon, March 23, 2020

Mack Brown Pic-Zoom MeetingMack Brown's been forced to make several changes during his second spring season back in Chapel Hill, including how he faces the press.

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Ten football players from NC's Class of 2022 named four-star prospects

Mon, March 23, 2020

Travis Shaw: A lot of people don't think Grimsley can take the next stepA total of ten North Carolina high school football players from the Class of 2022 picked up their fourth stars from 247Sports.com this week.

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Kinston F Dontrez Styles offered by UNC

Mon, March 23, 2020

Boys Basketball: Garner vs. Kinston (Jan. 19, 2019)Kinston forward Dontrez Styles tweeted out on Monday that he has received an offer from the University of North Carolina.

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Roy Williams joins the OG to talk 2020 season, COVID-19 outbreak

Mon, March 23, 2020

uncduke51Roy Williams joins the Joe Ovies and Joe Giglio on the OG on 99.9 the Fan to talk about coronavirus, last season and more.

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Coach K talks social distancing, Tre Jones going pro with Adam Gold

Mon, March 23, 2020

uncduke11Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski joined The Adam Gold Show on Monday to talk about life under social distancing, what he's trying to do to help at Duke and what lies ahead. He also talked about Tre Jones' decision to go to the NBA Draft.

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Hurricanes, PNC Arena offices to close temporarily

Mon, March 23, 2020

Carolina Hurricanes LogoThe Carolina Hurricanes announced in a release that their offices at PNC Arena will close temporarily in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Tokyo Olympics seem sure to happen -- but in 2021, not 2020

Mon, March 23, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Olympics_Tokyo_2020_64492The Tokyo Olympics are probably going to happen, but almost surely in 2021 rather than in four months as planned.

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NCHSAA suspends high school athletics through May 18 after governor closes schools

Mon, March 23, 2020

Que TuckerNorth Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced at a press conference on Monday afternoon that schools statewide will be closed until at least May 15.

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