Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Twitter Mailbag: ACC Kickoff, Denny's, statues and more

Thu, July 12, 2018

Panthers_Tepper_Football_10195In this week's Twitter Mailbag, Lauren Brownlow tackles the important topics like which ACC coaches would she take to Qatar and does she like Denny's? Plus, a look ahead to ACC Kickoff, statue animals and more.

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Carolina to face Auburn in 2020 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

Thu, July 12, 2018

UNC falls to Virginia, 20-14North Carolina and Auburn are set to face off in the 2020 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 12. An exact kick time and television network will be finalized at a later date.

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Student athletes offer off-season insight into amateurism hot topics

Thu, July 12, 2018

UNC women's basketball Taylor KoenenThe welfare of student athletes continues to be a hot topic during the offseason between collegiate athletic years -- time management, mental health and compensation are constantly being evaluated.

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Canes agree to terms with Greg McKegg

Thu, July 12, 2018

Carolina Hurricanes LogoDon Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Greg McKegg on a one-year, two-way contract. The contract will pay $715,000 at the NHL level or $250,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level in 2018-19.

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Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

Thu, July 12, 2018

Bills_McCoy_Allegations_Football_24726Police responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion, according to reports released Thursday.

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Ex-Louisville players sue NCAA over vacated national title

Thu, July 12, 2018

Louisville_Escorts_Lawsuit_Basketball_21311A group of former Louisville men's basketball players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization's vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four.

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Serena Williams nears 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam overall

Thu, July 12, 2018

APTOPIX_Britain_Wimbledon_Tennis_44446Yes, this will be Serena Williams' 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it's her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she's widely regarded as not just the best of her era, but any era.

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FANTASY PLAYS: Prospects for QBs, plus LeBron hooping in LA

Thu, July 12, 2018

LAKERS-JAMES_24518This could be the year that quarterbacks Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger reach fantasy mortality.

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New league not trying to replace college football

Thu, July 12, 2018

Phil Savage, the former NFL executive who has been a radio analyst for Alabama football for nine years, says the fledging Alliance of American Football league will fill a void in player development but it is not trying to be an alternative to college football.

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30-love Wimbledon semifinals: Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson

Thu, July 12, 2018

Britain_Wimbledon_Tennis_83004After so much speculation about a possible Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, 10 years after their last, the tennis world instead will get a semifinal featuring another outstanding rivalry: Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic.

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