Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Virus forces French Open delay; US Open switch 'possibility'

Tue, March 17, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_French_Open_Tennis_43485The French Open was postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting from May to September and juggling the tennis calendar.

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The Latest: Broncos agree to deal with QB Jeff Driskel

Tue, March 17, 2020

NFL_At_100_NFC_Championships_Football_68085The Latest on NFL free agency. Teams can negotiate with representatives of free agents for the second day Tuesday but cannot finalize any agreements until Wednesday (all times EDT):

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Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (March 17)

Tue, March 17, 2020

cuseduke14What 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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Triangle ACC basketball coaches team up for PSA about coronavirus

Tue, March 17, 2020

uncduke29ACC basketball coaches Roy Williams, Mike Krzyzewski and Kevin Keatts teamed up to help the governor with a public service announcement about helping limit the spread of the coronavirus.

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How will NCAA recoup millions from lost tournament?

Tue, March 17, 2020

March_Madness_Basketball_18743The NCAA made more than $1 billion last year, almost $867 million from the men's Division I basketball tournament, and most of that from a massive television rights deal with CBS and Turner that runs through the 2032 tournament.

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Scratched: Kentucky Derby now set for September due to virus

Tue, March 17, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Kentucky_Derby_Postponed_Horse_Racing_30288Change does not come easily to the Kentucky Derby.

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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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