Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Revisiting "Coach K College Basketball" by EA Sports

Mon, March 16, 2020

Coach K College BasketballThe EA Sports empire was built with an incredible run of sports video games in the 1990s. When they wanted to capture the feel of March Madness in their first ever college basketball game, they partnered with Duke's Mike Krzyzewski.

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CDC's latest guidance could mean no sports for much longer

Sun, March 15, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_ACC_College_Basketball_20202The already-delayed professional sports seasons in North America could be on hiatus for significantly longer than first planned after federal officials said Sunday that they recommend all in-person events involving 50 people or more be called off for the next eight weeks.

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'Xtended' interview: George Williams

Sun, March 15, 2020

George WilliamsThe legendary Saint Augustine's track and field coach talks about coronavirus canceling his chance at a 40th national title and also describes surviving a scary car crash late last month.

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The Latest: T-Wolves' Towns donating $100K to Mayo Clinic

Sun, March 15, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_MLS_Soccer_38586The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local):

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Networks get through first weekend with taped programming

Sun, March 15, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_ACC_College_Basketball_59390Scott Van Pelt was supposed to be breaking down the NCAA Tournament bracket on a busy Sunday night on ESPN's “SportsCenter.”

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NFL players approve labor deal, including 17-game season

Sun, March 15, 2020

FBN_NFL_Labor_52307By a close vote, with some 500 union members not participating, NFL players approved a new labor agreement with the league. It features a 17-game regular season, higher salaries, increased roster sizes and larger pensions for current and former players.

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Hornets make plans to cover pay for part-time arena employees

Sun, March 15, 2020

Charlotte Hornets LogoPayments from the fund will assist the more than 500 part-time staff that are employed by Hornets Sports & Entertainment. These part-time employees serve in various capacities during games and events, including ushers, ticket takers, box office attendants, entertainers, public safety officers, retail staff, guest services personnel, technical operations and more.

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Minor league players sent scrambling by closed spring camps

Sun, March 15, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Baseball_87778For most, the news was delivered via text message or email.

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Titans agree to four-year extension with QB Ryan Tannehill

Sun, March 15, 2020

Titans_Tannehill_Football_09198The Tennessee Titans are keeping the quarterback that led them within a victory of the Super Bowl, agreeing to a four-year, $118 million extension with Ryan Tannehill.

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Stevens: The day high school sports suddenly stopped in NC

Sat, March 14, 2020

Boys Basketball: Westover vs. Granville Central (Dec. 7, 2019)Nick Stevens says he's seen and experienced some crazy things in high school sports over the years, but what transpired this week tops it all.

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