Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

East-West All-Star Game a family affair for Green Hope's Shaffer

Mon, July 16, 2018

David Shaffer & Ryan ShafferWhen Ryan Shaffer takes the floor at Greensboro Coliseum on Monday night for the NC Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game, it won't be the first time a Shaffer has worn the East jersey.

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Houston, Phoenix among future Final Four sites

Mon, July 16, 2018

The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.

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Baseball's shifting culture set to play out in All-Star Game

Mon, July 16, 2018

Blue_Jays_Red_Sox_Baseball_97051David Ortiz can now laugh, sort of, at the shifting culture of baseball. For Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado, Bryce Harper and most every other All-Star hitter, dealing with different defensive alignments is just part of the game.

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Hornets bring preseason camp to Dean Dome

Mon, July 16, 2018

Charlotte Hornets LogoThe Charlotte Hornets will be hosting the Boston Celtics in a preseason home game and holding a training camp at Chapel Hill's Dean E. Smith Center in late September.

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Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

Mon, July 16, 2018

APTOPIX_Finland_Trump_Putin_Summit_16446Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a special gift to his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump: a soccer ball.

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Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

Sun, July 15, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_France_Croatia_90425Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are.

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Coastal Plain League co-founder Pete Bock has passed away

Sun, July 15, 2018

Pete BockCoastal Plain League co-founder Pete Bock has passed away

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Novak Djokovic breezes past Kevin Anderson to win fourth Wimbledon title

Sun, July 15, 2018

Britain_Wimbledon_Tennis_14868Novak Djokovic made light work of a visibly fatigued Kevin Anderson to secure his fourth Wimbledon title, prevailing 6-2, 6-2, 7-6.

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John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M

Sun, July 15, 2018

World_Series_of_Poker_Main_Event_13901The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the cut for the final table two years ago.

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Truex seeking more success after third win in 6 NASCAR races

Sun, July 15, 2018

APTOPIX_NASCAR_Kentucky_Auto_Racing_37428Martin Truex Jr. is feeling confident after his most dominant performance this season.

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