Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

He's back: Djokovic tops Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon final

Sat, July 14, 2018

APTOPIX_Britain_Wimbledon_Tennis_06309From the way Novak Djokovic repeatedly smacked his racket against his shoe after one miss, to the shouts directed at himself and his coach after others, it was clear how much he wanted to prove he's past the roughest patch of his career.

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Jabari Parker agrees to $40 million, 2-year deal with Bulls

Sat, July 14, 2018

Jabari ParkerJabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls agreed Saturday to a $40 million, two-year contract, bringing the talented and oft-injured forward to his hometown team.

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First-place Courage extend league lead with 4-0 rout of Sky Blue FC

Sat, July 14, 2018

NC Courage logoThe NC Courage (14W-1L-3D, 45 pts.) dispatched Sky Blue FC (0W-12L-3D, 3 pts.) 4-0 at Yurcak Field on Saturday night to extend their league lead in the standings. Lynn Williams recorded a second-half hat-trick after a first-half goal by Abby Erceg. Kristen Hamilton recorded two assists and Debinha added one of her own. Katelyn Rowland was exceptional between the ....

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Knaus signs extension as crew chief for 7-time champ Johnson

Sat, July 14, 2018

NASCAR_Daytona_Auto_Racing_92259Chad Knaus has signed a two-year contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports through 2020 to remain as crew chief for the No. 48 Chevrolet of seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson.

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Kim takes 5-shot lead at John Deere Classic

Sat, July 14, 2018

John_Deere_Classic_Golf_54440Michael Kim spent his 25th birthday moving within 18 holes of his first PGA Tour victory.

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The Latest: Truex repeats at NASCAR Cup race in Kentucky

Sat, July 14, 2018

NASCAR_Kentucky_Auto_Racing_77954The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway (all times local):

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Mudcats end three game skid with 3-2 home win

Sat, July 14, 2018

Carolina Mudcats LogoDemi Orimoloye went 2-for-4 with run scoring hits in the first and fifth innings, Dallas Carroll scored the go-ahead run in the seventh on a sacrifice fly to shallow left-center and Luke Barker earned his league leading 13th save of the season as the Mudcats defeated the Hillcats 3-2 on Saturday night at Five County Stadium.

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Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

Sat, July 14, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_England_Belgium_41197Belgium and England both leave the World Cup happy to have reached the semifinals. Belgium may be a little happier, though.

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Knox's glorious summer of golf continues at Scottish Open

Sat, July 14, 2018

Golf_Scottish_Open_01482An 11-hour sleep and a hearty Scottish breakfast sparked the latest impressive round in Russell Knox's glorious summer of golf, putting him in contention to seal back-to-back wins on the European Tour at the Scottish Open on Saturday.

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Weber, Williams lift Bulls to win over Knights

Sat, July 14, 2018

Ryan Weber Stranger Things Durham Bulls Justin Williams drilled his eighth home run of the year and Ryan Weber struck out eight to lead the Durham Bulls past the Charlotte Knights 5-2 in front of 11,073 fans on 'Stranger Things' Friday night.

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