Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

With plenty of Purell, the games go on in Greensboro

Tue, March 10, 2020

Purell at the ACC TournamentOn the same day that the Ivy League canceled its basketball tournaments and the governor of North Carolina advised those in high-risk groups to avoid crowds, the Atlantic Coast Conference issued a statement of reassurance.

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Tri-Partisan: UNC gets rare chance to try on Cinderella's slipper

Tue, March 10, 2020

uncduke34This year is not a typical Carolina basketball season. As a result, this season Tar Heels fans across the country get to experience the "anything can happen in March" phrase as one of promise.

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Hurricanes Gameday Diary: Petr's back edition

Tue, March 10, 2020

penscanes06The Hurricanes try to make it three straight wins when they skate in Detroit tonight. The game marks the return of Petr Mrazek who has missed the last six games since suffering a concussion in the David Ayres game in Toronto.

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Panthers sign QB Kyle Allen to 1-year contract extension

Tue, March 10, 2020

Carolina Panthers LogoThe Panthers have signed quarterback Kyle Allen to a one-year contract extension.

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Holliday: It's now or never when Heels face Hokies

Tue, March 10, 2020

uncduke25UNC's double-overtime loss to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg seven weeks ago epitomizes why Carolina is playing on ACC Tournament Tuesday for the first time. The Tar Heels can reverse the ills of this season, self-inflicted and otherwise, with a great showing in the tournament. But only if they can beat Tech the second time around and then keep winning.

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Notestine: The magic of March Madness binds generations

Tue, March 10, 2020

George_Washington_Dayton_Basketball_30785My 85-year-old grandma is a Dayton Flyers lifer, and she's living her best life right now. I call her every week, and she can't wait to talk college hoops.

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Ivy League cancels tournaments; 2 other conferences bar fans

Tue, March 10, 2020

Basketball - Generic GraphicThe Ivy League on Tuesday canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments and two other Division I conferences announced they will restrict fan access to their postseason games because of concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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No. 2 Gonzaga wins 17th WCC title with 84-66 win over Gaels

Tue, March 10, 2020

WCC_Saint_Marys_Gonzaga_Basketball_07176Gonzaga stumbled in last year's West Coast Conference tournament, losing to rival Saint Mary's in the title game after dominating the regular season.

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Kansas' Azubuike AP Big 12 player of year, Drew top coach

Tue, March 10, 2020

AP_All-Big_12_Basketball_04031Kansas center Udoka Azubuike is The Associated Press Big 12 player of the year, with the 7-foot senior averaging a double-double for the regular season conference champion and top-ranked Jayhawks.

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Hurricanes hammer listless Penguins 6-2

Mon, March 09, 2020

Hurricanes_Penguins_Hockey_14248Morgan Geekie didn't have time to think.

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