Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

The last chance that wasn't for NC State's CJ Bryce

Thu, March 19, 2020

NCSU-Wake ForestWhen the NCAA canceled its men's and women's basketball tournament due to concerns over the coronavirus, it left seniors like NC State's CJ Bryce with an empty feeling.

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Tripartisan: Putting UNC's season in perspective

Thu, March 19, 2020

ACC_Syracuse_North_Carolina_Basketball_18087How will this historically bad UNC season be remembered, weird ending and all? David Staley tries to put it in perspective.

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Saints coach Payton says he tested positive for coronavirus

Thu, March 19, 2020

Vikings_Saints_Football_45468New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton says he has tested positive for the coronavirus, is resting comfortably at home and is making his test result public in hopes he can motivate people to do more to fight the pandemic.

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Los Angeles Rams release running back, Tarboro native Todd Gurley

Thu, March 19, 2020

Rams_Gurley_Released_Football_68469The Los Angeles Rams have released Todd Gurley, their superstar running back with a massive contract and a troubling injury history.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (March 19)

Thu, March 19, 2020

Duke can’t overcome mistakes in 88-81 loss to South Carolina in NCAA TourneyWhat 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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AP Was There: North Carolina beats Michigan for '93 title

Thu, March 19, 2020

AP_Was_There_North_Carolina_Michigan_1993_Basketball_62648EDITOR'S NOTE — A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus ....

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MLB to pay minor leaguers through April 8; salaries TBD

Thu, March 19, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Florida_71336Philadelphia Phillies minor leaguer Logan O'Hoppe got the news from his agent and relayed it immediately to teammate Vito Friscia.

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Unbeaten Westover ranked No. 1 in east boys basketball rankings after regional championships

Thu, March 19, 2020

Boys Basketball: Westover vs. NorthwoodUndefeated Westover, which sits at 30-0, is the No. 1 team in the rankings after the regional championships. Just behind the Wolverines is Farmville Central, the 2A East champion.

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Red Sox ace Chris Sale to have Tommy John surgery

Thu, March 19, 2020

Red_Sox_Spring_Baseball_45369Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will have Tommy John surgery on his left elbow, an operation that would keep him out the entire 2020 baseball season if and when it resumes after the coronavirus pandemic.

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The marquee NCAA Tournament matchups that could have been

Thu, March 19, 2020

NCAA_No_Madness_Basketball_93353Seton Hall's Myles Powell and Marquette's Markus Howard went head to head during the regular season in a pair of games befitting two of college basketball's most dynamic players.

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