Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Olympic torch relay goes on; Tokyo seeks crowd 'restraint'

Tue, March 17, 2020

Olympics_Tokyo_Torch_Relay_03583Tokyo Olympic organizers are pushing ahead with the Japanese leg of the torch relay despite the threat of the spreading coronavirus.

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NC State Baseball to honor Chris Combs' number

Mon, March 16, 2020

Chris Combs embraces NC State baseball coach Elliott Avent.NC State baseball will honor former Wolfpack player Chris Combs' number for his outstanding career and tireless pursuit of a cure for ALS.

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From base in Raleigh, NFL's first female African-American coach prepares for her team

Mon, March 16, 2020

Jennifer King Jennifer King was supposed to be in the Washington, DC, area right now, making history and preparing for her first full season as an NFL coach.

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NASCAR postpones events through May 3rd

Mon, March 16, 2020

NASCAR_Phoenix_Auto_Racing_62712"The health and safety of our fans, industry and the communities in which we race is our most important priority, so in accordance with recent CDC guidance, NASCAR is currently postponing all race events through May 3rd, with plans to return racing in Martinsville."

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (March 16)

Mon, March 16, 2020

Duke edges Virginia, 72-70What 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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MLB delays opening day to mid-May at earliest due to virus

Mon, March 16, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Baseball_33580Major League Baseball pushed back opening day until mid-May at the earliest on Monday because of the new coronavirus after the federal government recommended restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks.

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17 record-holders headline 2020 All-East and All-West swimming teams

Mon, March 16, 2020

Claire CurzanIn total, this year's team accounts for 17 records, ranging from ones for a certain classification, to ones for the entire state, to a few national marks as well.

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April NFL draft on schedule, no public events in Las Vegas

Mon, March 16, 2020

Helmets on, heads up: Watch for these local players in the NFL DraftThe NFL will proceed with its draft but without public events next month in Las Vegas. It's not yet clear, however, if the draft itself will be held in the city.

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NHL pushes back timeline on potential resumption of season

Mon, March 16, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_NHL_Hockey_36443Don't count on hockey being played any time soon.

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March Sadness: No brackets and no knowing what might've been

Mon, March 16, 2020

March_Sadness_Basketball_69108For all those who dreamed the impossible -- making it a whole month without getting a single game wrong in the bracket -- this is your year.

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