Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Courage trade for former UNC, national team standout Heather O'Reilly

Thu, June 28, 2018

USA soccer caryWhen the U.S. Women's National Team visited WakeMed Soccer Park for a friendly in 2014, Heather O'Reilly, who had just moved back to Chapel Hill the year before, spoke sanguinely about women's professional soccer one day returning to the Triangle. The North Carolina Courage did return last year. Today, O'Reilly will return to join then.

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Carolina is home for Brind'Amour: 'I bleed Hurricane red'

Thu, June 28, 2018

Hurricanes_Brind'Amour_Home_Hockey_85717Rod Brind'Amour came to Carolina in 2000 and never left.

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Hu leads Bulls through Norfolk, 12-1

Thu, June 28, 2018

Chih-Wei HuChih-Wei Hu allowed one run over eight-plus innings as first place Durham bombed second place Norfolk 12-1 in the opener of a four-game set on Thursday night at Harbor Park.

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CTE Q&A: What happened to Tyler Hilinski, what can be done

Thu, June 28, 2018

College_Football_Player_CTE_48188The news that Tyler Hilinski, the Washington State quarterback who shot himself with a rifle in January and left a suicide note, was diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy this week left researchers again warning about the dangers of tackle football.

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AP source: Paul George decides to become free agent

Thu, June 28, 2018

Free_Agency_Players_Basketball_95188Paul George turned down one option and created a slew of new ones.

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Oregon St. wins 5-3 to force Game 3; Hogs crying over foul

Thu, June 28, 2018

APTOPIX_CWS_Finals_Baseball_13872Oregon State hadn't been able to catch a break in the College World Series finals. And then the ninth inning happened Wednesday night.

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Simpson teaches life, golf lessons at annual camp

Thu, June 28, 2018

Wyndham ChampionshipWebb Simpson's kickball skills are just a part of the non-PGA Tour talents that the professional golfer gets to show off during his three-day camp at Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club.

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Jordyn Adams named national high school athlete of the year

Wed, June 27, 2018

Football: Green Hope vs. Holly Springs (Sept. 8, 2017)Green Hope High School two-sport athlete Jordyn Adams was named the top male athlete in the country on Wednesday.

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Gravley: Golfers check in at Webb Simpson Challenge

Wed, June 27, 2018

Webb Simpson Challenge 2018The Webb Simpson Challenge began Wednesday in . The camp encourages golfers to grow in their faith as it teaches them how to develop their skills on the course. Jeff Gravley reports on Day 1 from Southern Pines.

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Panthers' McCaffrey inspired by family of man he saved after hiking fall

Wed, June 27, 2018

Panthers' Christian McCaffrey helps saves fallen hiker's lifeThe Carolina Panthers released a video on social media Wednesday detailing what running back Christian McCaffrey and others did to save a 72-year-old man after he fell while rock climbing in Colorado.

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