Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Trocheck scores in OT, lifts Hurricanes over Islanders 3-2

Sat, March 07, 2020

Hurricanes_Islanders_Hockey_69056Vincent Trocheck scored early in overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes ended a four-game losing streak, beating the New York Islanders 3-2 Saturday.

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NCFC can't repeat past success against Louisville City FC in season-opening loss

Sat, March 07, 2020

NCFC vs. LouisvilleLast year, North Carolina FC christened its 2019 USL season by steamrolling Louisville City FC, the two-time defending league champions. The unexpected result seemed to portend good things for NCFC, which went on to reach the playoffs for only the second time since 2012.

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No. 10 NC State women defeat BC 82-75 to reach ACC finals

Sat, March 07, 2020

NC State Wolf head logoCoach Wes Moore knows what a huge boost it would be for the North Carolina State women's basketball program to win its first Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship in 29 years.

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No. 22 FSU upsets No. 4 Louisville 62-60 to reach ACC women's finals

Sat, March 07, 2020

APTOPIX_ACC_Florida_State_Louisville_Basketball_83493Florida State coach Sue Semrau knew there was no way her team was going to surprise No. 4 Louisville again, especially after upsetting the Cardinals on the road last month.

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Clark hits 3 to lift No. 22 Virginia past No. 10 Louisville

Sat, March 07, 2020

Louisville_Virginia_Basketball_56729Kihei Clark is making a habit of late-game heroics for No. 22 Virginia, and it couldn't have come at a better time with the postseason looming next.

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Terry Rozier scores 24 points, Hornets beat Rockets 108-99

Sat, March 07, 2020

Rockets_Hornets_Basketball_77262The Charlotte Hornets entered a four-game homestand to open the week on a two-game winning streak that included a road victory at the defending NBA champion Toronto.

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Elliott wins Phoenix pole, 9-time winner Harvick starts 2nd

Sat, March 07, 2020

NASCAR_Daytona_500_Auto_Racing_17614Chase Elliott won the pole Saturday for the NASCAR Cup Series event at Phoenix Raceway, his first pole of the season and ninth of his career.

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Hurd, Mikulak win all-around championships at American Cup

Sat, March 07, 2020

America_Cup_Gymnastics_96632Morgan Hurd is turning the page from a frustrating 2019 season and going for her first Olympic berth.

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Virus causes canceled events, empty stadiums worldwide

Sat, March 07, 2020

Spain_Soccer_La_Liga_93595The escalating virus outbreak brought more disruption to the sporting world on Saturday, with games canceled or played without spectators and news of possible quarantine for some athletes.

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NASCAR 7-time champ Jimmie Johnson to test IndyCar in April

Sat, March 07, 2020

NASCAR_Daytona_500_Auto_Racing_92089Seven-time NASCAR Cup winner Jimmie Johnson said he's going to do an IndyCar team test with McLaren Racing on April 6.

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