Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Wake Forest women upset Virginia Tech 58-55 at ACC tourney

Thu, March 05, 2020

Wake Forest LogoIvana Raca had 16 points and six rebounds, Gina Conti scored four of her 11 points in the final minute and Wake Forest beat Virginia Tech 58-55 on Thursday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

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No. 7 Florida State rallies to beat Notre Dame 73-71

Thu, March 05, 2020

Florida_St_Notre_Dame_Basketball_03255In the end, it didn't matter how infrequently Florida State led Notre Dame.

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An NCAA Tournament with empty arenas? It can't be ruled out

Wed, March 04, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_NCAA_Tournament_Basketball_23797Imagine an NCAA Tournament with no fans in the arenas.

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Japan Olympic minister: Games could be held any time in 2020

Wed, March 04, 2020

Olympics_Tokyo_Possible_Postponement_17932Japan's Olympic minister said Tuesday the contract to hold the Tokyo Games only specifies the event has to be held during 2020.

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Panthers trading Turner to Chargers for Okung

Wed, March 04, 2020

Carolina Panthers LogoA person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Carolina Panthers have agreed to acquire two-time Pro Bowl left tackle Russell Okung from the Los Angeles Chargers for five-time Pro Bowl guard Trai Turner.

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Tri-Partisan: 'State championship' among things the Heels still have to play for

Wed, March 04, 2020

Wake_Forest_North_Carolina_Basketball_28739Sitting in the cellar, what's truly at stake for North Carolina in the game against the Blue Devils this weekend?

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Stephen Curry set to return for Warriors on Thursday night

Wed, March 04, 2020

Warriors_Curry_Basketball_57492Stephen Curry is scheduled to return from a more than four-month absence with a broken left hand to play for Golden State against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night.

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Fight suspends South Granville vs. Reidsville basketball game, will be completed behind closed doors on Thursday

Wed, March 04, 2020

Raw: Aftermath of fight at South Granville High School, Reidsville High basketball gameSouth Granville's fourth round playoff matchup with Reidsville was postponed after fans were involved in a fight that saw the bleachers clear.

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Guest Column: Speculation about cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics is extremely premature

Wed, March 04, 2020

Olympics delay possible due to coronavirusI've already seen this movie. Twice. I've taken large groups of students to two Olympics: Beijing 2008 and Rio 2016. Both times, health scares led to dire predictions about officials needing to move, postpone or cancel the Games. Both times, we made our trip and suffered no illness or discomfort related to the ....

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UNC women fall to Wake Forest in first round of ACC Tournament

Wed, March 04, 2020

North Carolina LogoNorth Carolina's stay at the Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Basketball Tournament ended way too quickly for the Tar Heels and first-year head coach Courtney Banghart.

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