Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Olympic leaders back IOC's Tokyo stance after rare criticism

Thu, March 19, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Japan_57263Regional Olympic officials are rallying around the IOC and have backed its stance on opening the Tokyo Games as scheduled, as direct criticism from gold medalist athletes built amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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NFL considering delaying approval of free agent deals

Wed, March 18, 2020

Patriots_Brady_Football_02782The NFL is considering delaying the approval of free agent deals being made the last two days because of a lack of signed contracts.

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Former volleyball coach sues Shaw University, claims gender discrimination

Wed, March 18, 2020

Coleman coaching up one of her playersChristina Coleman spent one year as a coach at Shaw University in Raleigh and produced a CIAA volleyball championship. But she claims she was paid less than male coaches at the school, and she has filed suit alleging gender discrimination.

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Fialko: You're gonna miss Cam when he's gone

Wed, March 18, 2020

Panthers_Newton_Football_04923Cam Newton's unceremonious dismissal will be a regrettable moment in the David Tepper administration.

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Nash hopes coronavirus didn't cost him his NFL dreams

Wed, March 18, 2020

Durrell Nash, St. Augustine's UniversityDurrell Nash was set to take part in the NFL's first HBCU Combine, but it was canceled due to the Coronavirus.

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Perrin finds creative way to connect with her athletes during the coronavirus crisis

Wed, March 18, 2020

Emily PerrinEmily Perrin is a mindfulness and performance coach, works closely with pro, collegiate and youth athletes in the Triangle. Her life has been turned upside down as colleges and pro sports are on hold in the Triangle.

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (March 18)

Wed, March 18, 2020

Kendall MarshallWhat 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 sources: MLB could skip draft; service time big issue

Wed, March 18, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Baseball_50084Major League Baseball is considering skipping its amateur draft this year and putting off the next international signing period as a way to preserve cash while games are affected by the new coronavirus, people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.

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Brady deal could make Bucs relevant; ticket demand spikes

Wed, March 18, 2020

Patriots_Brady_Football_27555The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter free agency with expectations of signing Tom Brady and bolstering a defense that will be one of the keys to helping the six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback be successful with his new team.

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Panthers release Eric Reid 1 year after contract extension

Wed, March 18, 2020

Eric ReidThe Carolina Panthers released Eric Reid just 13 months after giving the veteran safety a three-year, $22 million contract extension.

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