Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Bowman holds off Busch bros at Fontana for 2nd NASCAR win

Sun, March 01, 2020

NASCAR_Fontana_Auto_Racing_61324Before Alex Bowman started looking for tattoo shops somewhere between Los Angeles and Phoenix, he celebrated a win that suggested even more permanent success ahead for the hard-working driver and his resurgent team.

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With virus in mind, Korea's Sungjae Im wins Honda Classic

Sun, March 01, 2020

Honda_Classic_Golf_85938Moments after getting his first career PGA Tour win, Sungjae Im took a moment to reflect on what it means.

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Bryant's widow 'devastated' by report deputies shared photos

Sun, March 01, 2020

Kobe_Bryant_Widow_Photos_95465The widow of basketball star Kobe Bryant is "absolutely devastated" by allegations that deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash scene where Bryant, their 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed, her lawyer said in a statement Saturday.

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No. 11 Louisville gets past Hokies, takes half-game ACC lead

Sun, March 01, 2020

Virginia_Tech_Louisville_Basketball_82890With one game left in the grueling Atlantic Coast Conference schedule, Louisville controls its own fate.

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Advocacy group asks NCAA to keep March Madness crowds away during coronavirus outbreak

Sun, March 01, 2020

Duke holds off UNCW in NCAA Tourney openerThe National College Players Association (NCPA) has asked the NCAA to consider having its men's and women's basketball tournaments with no crowds in the arenas due to coronavirus fears.

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Huff plays huge as Virginia beats No. 7 Duke, 52-50

Sat, February 29, 2020

Duke_Virginia_Basketball_15075Jay Huff brought his flair for the dramatic to a completely new level, and brought down the program he grew up rooting for in his hometown.

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Durham native Jay Huff admits he's 'a little more amped' when he plays the hometown team

Sat, February 29, 2020

Virginia's Jay Huff, a Durham native, turned in an amazing performance against his hometown team in getting the Cavaliers their first home win over Duke since 2013.

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N.C. State defeats Pitt 77-73 behind Hellems' surge

Sat, February 29, 2020

Kevin KeattsFacing the prospect of a loss that would severely damage its NCAA Tournament hopes, N.C. State tightened up its defense late and got a big scoring boost from reserve forward Jericole Hellems to bounce back for a 77-73 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday.

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North Carolina's long-range barrage sinks Syracuse, 92-79

Sat, February 29, 2020

North_Carolina_Syracuse_Basketball_09991Cole Anthony says it's simple to excel from long range -- "just choose the right spots."

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Dawes' dash lifts Clemson to 70-69 win over No. 6 Seminoles

Sat, February 29, 2020

Florida_St_Clemson_Basketball_43189Clemson coach Brad Brownell had one thought when he watched young Al-Amir Dawes take the inbounds pass with only a few seconds left.

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