Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Shula, winningest coach in pro football history, dies at 90

Mon, May 04, 2020

Don ShulaMeasuring Don Shula by wins and losses, no NFL coach had a better year. Or career.

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UNC athletics, Rams Club receives their largest gift in history from Eddie Smith Jr. and family

Mon, May 04, 2020

UNC wins Victory Bell game versus DukeThe school announced a multimillion dollar gift from the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation on Monday. The gift will support the UNC football program, specifically the salaries of the assistant coaches, improvement to the Kenan Football Center and the football operation endowment.

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Lesson learned: Around Jordan, teammates saw price of fame

Mon, May 04, 2020

The_Last_Dance_Jordan_Basketball_03539There were obvious perks to being teammates with Michael Jordan. Plenty of his Chicago teammates own multiple championship rings, they appear in some of the most-replayed NBA highlight clips of all time and they’ve got a lifetime of stories to tell about one of the best to ever take the court.

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New German soccer virus cases highlight risks of resuming

Mon, May 04, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_European_Leagues_06344New coronavirus infections among German soccer squads revealed on Monday highlighted the challenge for European leagues to restart during the pandemic.

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AP source: Bears decline former UNC star Trubisky's 2021 option

Sat, May 02, 2020

Mitch TrubiskyThe Chicago Bears have declined their fifth-year option for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky for the 2021 season, a person familiar with the situation said Saturday.

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Dalton comes home to Texas as Prescott's backup with Cowboys

Sat, May 02, 2020

Cowboys_Dalton_Football_89879Andy Dalton is coming home to Texas as Dak Prescott's backup with the Dallas Cowboys.

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Rosters released for 2020 football all-star game

Sat, May 02, 2020

Football: Lee County vs. Triton (Oct. 11, 2019)The N.C. Coaches Association released the rosters for the 2020 East-West All-Star Football Game on Saturday afternoon.

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Women’s soccer loses equal pay bid; other claims await trial

Sat, May 02, 2020

Women's_Game_Soccer_54639A federal judge threw out the unequal pay claim by players on the U.S. women's national soccer team in a surprising loss for the defending World Cup champions but allowed their allegation of discriminatory working conditions to go to trial.

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Secretariat wins virtual Kentucky Derby

Sat, May 02, 2020

Virtual_Kentucky_Derby_Horse_Racing_60921Secretariat won a virtual Kentucky Derby against 12 fellow Triple Crown winners, 47 years after the chestnut colt won the real race at Churchill Downs.

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Giglio: With Hall's NBA exit, NC State's season hinges on Funderburk's decision

Fri, May 01, 2020

NCSU-Wake ForestWith top recruit Josh Hall's decision to sign with an agent on Thursday night and remain in the NBA draft, suddenly the success of NC State's 2020-21 season hinges on D.J. Funderburk's NBA choice.

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