Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Introducing new WRAL sports anchor Chris Lea

Sun, March 08, 2020

Chris LeaWith a background in pro wrestling, working as a radio DJ and an on-air blooper when he split his pants on live television, Chris Lea has taken an unconventional route to WRAL. Get to know Chris in this extended interview with Gerald Owens.

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Schedule for NCHSAA basketball state championships released

Sun, March 08, 2020

Boys Basketball: Farmville Central vs. Kinston (Mar. 3, 2020)The N.C. High School Athletic Association has released the schedule for the 2020 boys & girls basketball state championship games.

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Hurricanes Gameday Diary: First things first

Sun, March 08, 2020

Hurricanes_Islanders_Hockey_69056The Hurricanes continue their road trip in Pittsburgh with the first of four games against the Penguins in the next 20 days.

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NC State claims 2nd straight ACC wrestling 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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Brownlow: Let's dig into some ACC Tournament seeding scenarios

Sat, March 07, 2020

UNC-NCSUWe're mere days away from the start of the ACC Tournament in Greensboro, and just one regular-season game remains for most teams. How much movement could really happen? Well, plenty, if you care about where your team is seeded in the ACC Tournament.

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Brownlow: 'Baby Admiral' emerging as Duke's unlikely hero

Sat, March 07, 2020

uncduke13Justin Robinson - 'Baby Admiral' - has stayed ready his whole Duke career, and he got the dream payoff in leaving the court in his final home game with the students chanting his name.

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ACC seeds are set. Should NCSU succeed, Pack could get another shot at Duke

Sat, March 07, 2020

NC_State_Duke_Basketball_92186When the regular season ended Saturday night, Duke had no doubt they'd get the double-bye and No. 4 seed in this week's ACC men's basketball tournament. ​​​​​​​UNC had something to play for Saturday, and that turned out to be the right to ....

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Carey, Robinson help No. 12 Duke beat rival UNC 89-76

Sat, March 07, 2020

North_Carolina_Duke_Basketball_22233Vernon Carey Jr., Tre Jones and No. 12 Duke didn't need any wild escape to beat rival North Carolina this time.

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Students and fans celebrate after the Duke-Carolina game

Sat, March 07, 2020

Duke fans and students celebrating after win over UNCStudents and fans were celebrating after Duke beat North Carolina in their annual ACC basketball rivalry.

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Holliday: What we've learned from the ACC's first 20-game season

Sat, March 07, 2020

Wake_Forest_North_Carolina_Basketball_28739As the regular season winds to a close, Bob Holliday reflects on the first year of a 20-game ACC slate and how it played out for all of the local teams.

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