Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Tripartisan: Three keys for Duke's Tournament success

Tue, March 03, 2020

NC_State_Duke_Basketball_26946Coming off of two tough losses to both Wake Forest and UVA, this Duke team is in search of answers. The Blue Devils seemed to be catching their stride after the OT thriller against UNC earlier in ACC play, but three losses later, Coach K and Duke have some soul searching to do in order to domi ....

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NCCU student, found shot, remembered for 'smile that would illuminate a room'

Tue, March 03, 2020

Trevor VanDykeNCCU freshman and football player Trevor VanDyke was shot and killed in Durham on Monday night.

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NBA to players: Avoid high-fives as virus concern grows

Tue, March 03, 2020

Jazz_Rockets_Basketball_19560The NBA has told players to avoid high-fiving fans and strangers and avoid taking any item for autographs, the league’s latest response in its ongoing monitoring of the coronavirus crisis that has spread to most corners of the planet.

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LA County sheriff says 8 deputies took Bryant crash photos

Mon, March 02, 2020

Kobe_Bryant_Crash_Photos_25194Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said eight deputies allegedly took or shared graphic photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash scene, but he ordered them deleted.

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Stanley, boardwork, zone help No. 12 Duke top NC State 88-69

Mon, March 02, 2020

NC_State_Duke_Basketball_77614Cassius Stanley saw the pass coming his way, soared high to corral the ball then threw it down with his right hand to throw the home crowd into a frenzy as Duke's lead ballooned.

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Georgia Tech withdraws NCAA appeal, will not play in the postseason

Mon, March 02, 2020

NC State falls 86-76 to Georgia TechGeorgia Tech announced that it was withdrawing its appeal of a one-year postseason ban and will not play in the upcoming ACC Tournament.

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Charlotte Hornet, Broughton grad Devonte' Graham to headline 2020 HighSchoolOT Honors event

Mon, March 02, 2020

Devonte GrahamDevonte Graham', point guard for the Charlotte Hornets and graduate of Broughton High School in Raleigh, will be the guest speaker at the 2020 edition of HighSchoolOT Honors.

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NC Central beats Bethune-Cookman 71-68 in OT

Mon, March 02, 2020

N.C. Central LogoC.J. Keyser scored 15 points, including a go-ahead layup with 1:23 left in overtime, and North Carolina Central beat Bethune-Cookman 71-68 on Monday night to remain undefeated at home.

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Ayres' success with Hurricanes unlikely to spur NHL to change emergency goalie rule

Mon, March 02, 2020

Stars_Hurricanes_Hockey_34058NHL general managers seem unlikely to suggest changes to the emergency backup goaltender policy, even after 42-year-old Zamboni driver David Ayres became one of the biggest stories of the season by winning a game for Carolina last month.

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Kansas unanimous No. 1 in Top 25; Baylor down 2 spots to 4th

Mon, March 02, 2020

Kansas_Kansas_St_Basketball_36804A string of losses to unranked opponents led to upheaval in the AP Top 25 this week.

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