Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Apex Friendship, Apex lacrosse put aside rivalry for impromptu senior night

Sat, March 14, 2020

Apex High School vs Apex Friendship High School - March 13, 2020The Apex Friendship Patriots and Apex Cougars came together on Friday night for a boys' lacrosse team, honoring both squads' seniors ahead of the suspension of spring sports.

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The Latest: Kroenke to pay arena employees during shutdown

Sat, March 14, 2020

Virus_Outbreak-Seattle_Sports_Soccer_26652The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local):

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AP Source: Pistons' Christian Wood tests positive for virus

Sat, March 14, 2020

Thunder_Pistons_Basketball_67016Christian Wood of the Detroit Pistons has tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Saturday night.

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Rick Pitino returns to college basketball as Iona coach

Sat, March 14, 2020

Iona_Rick_Pitino_21191Hall of Famer Rick Pitino was named basketball coach at Iona College on Saturday.

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Virus doesn't deter horse racing at US tracks, but few fans

Sat, March 14, 2020

APTOPIX_Virus_Outbreak_Horse_Racing_64941Drayden Van Dyke hopped off Charlatan after winning the sixth race by 10 1/4 lengths at Santa Anita on Saturday and celebrated by trading elbow taps in the winner's circle. No traditional post-race handshakes during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Reds' Trevor Bauer organizing 'sandlot' game in Arizona

Sat, March 14, 2020

Dodgers_Reds_Spring_Baseball_27801Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer says he is organizing a “sandlot” baseball game.

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Gobert pledges $500,000 to help with relief, NBA shutdown

Sat, March 14, 2020

Virus_Outbreak-NBA-Gobert_Basketball_24690Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz offered the first of what he said will be “many steps” he will take to help with the coronavirus pandemic, pledging Saturday to donate more than $500,000 to relief efforts.

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For these athletes, this is a spring break they don't want

Sat, March 14, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Spring_Sports_89917Creighton right-hander Ben Dotzler was supposed to be in the bullpen at TD Ameritrade Park this weekend, readying himself to pitch against Northern Colorado.

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Forslund: "I have 500 channels and there's nothing on!"

Fri, March 13, 2020

John ForslundJohn Forslund is self-quarantined in the basement of his house. A victim of bad circumstance, John was potentially exposed to the coronavirus. Forslund is still free of symptoms and has about a week to go before he's pronounced healthy.

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UNC Wilmington hires NC State assistant Siddle as coach

Fri, March 13, 2020

Takayo SiddleUNC Wilmington hired North Carolina State assistant coach Takayo Siddle as basketball coach Friday.

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