Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

UNC oozing confidence ahead of ACC Tournament

Mon, March 09, 2020

uncduke36UNC will need to save up every ounce of energy they can because they need to win five games in five days. The Tar Heels need to win the ACC Tournament title in order to earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

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NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS closing locker rooms amid virus scare

Mon, March 09, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Locker_Rooms_55214The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all nonessential personnel, including media, in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday night.

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Holliday: Five days in Greensboro - your ACC Tournament preview

Mon, March 09, 2020

NCSU-Wake ForestBob Holliday takes a look at the history of the ACC Tournament that brought us to where we are today, and the outlook for all three Triangle teams.

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No fans, no fun: Athletes uneasy over empty-arena solutions

Mon, March 09, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Empty_Stadiums_09791As U.S. sports leagues weigh whether to bar fans from ballparks and stadiums to help stall the coronavirus outbreak, San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija is one of the few players who can tell them exactly what that feels like.

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Kansas remains unanimous No. 1 in Top 25; FSU up to No. 4

Mon, March 09, 2020

Kansas_Texas_Tech_Basketball_29040Kansas maintained its grip on the No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll, while fourth-ranked Florida State has its highest ranking in nearly five decades.

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Duke's Tre Jones wins ACC Player of the Year, Carey leading vote-getter on First Team

Mon, March 09, 2020

Duke-NCSUDuke's Tre Jones won both ACC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, while Vernon Carey Jr. was the leading vote-getter on First Team. North Carolina's Garrison Brooks made Second Team and won Most Improved Player honors, while Cole Anthony made Third Team and All-Freshman Team for the Tar Heels. Markell Johnson made Second Team for NC ....

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NCHSAA says it is monitoring coronavirus, but no plans to alter schedules

Mon, March 09, 2020

NCHSAA Generic LogoWith two confirmed cases of coronavirus in North Carolina, the N.C. High School Athletic Association is asking schools, participants, and spectators to take appropriate precautions to prevent the spread of the virus.

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Signed off: MLB limits spring autographs amid virus outbreak

Sun, March 08, 2020

Giants_Diamonbacks_Spring_Baseball_06880A baseball fan's treasure trove sat on a table outside the San Francisco Giants clubhouse Saturday morning — hundreds of baseball cards signed by the franchise's biggest stars.

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No. 10 NC State women win 1st ACC tourney title in 29 years

Sun, March 08, 2020

Florida_State_NC_State_Basketball_40821Aislinn Konig and her 10th-ranked North Carolina State teammates weren't even born the last time the Wolfpack won the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship.

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NC State claims 2nd straight ACC Championship

Sun, March 08, 2020

NC State wrestling ACC ChampsThe NC State wrestling team won back-to-back ACC Championships for the first time since 2001-02, as the Wolfpack claimed top honors at the 2020 ACC Championship Sunday at Pitt.

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