Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Green Hope's 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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Hamilton excited to join 'young and skilled' team as Canes look to end playoff drought

Tue, June 26, 2018

Hurricanes-Flames_Trade_Hockey_60368Trade rumors are as much a part of the NHL Draft as the picks themselves. Reports run wild in the days and weeks leading up to the draft, with many speculating about whether picks or players will change hands as teams across the league add new pieces.

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Former Tar Heel rower turns lifelong passion into way to help others

Tue, June 26, 2018

Former Tar Heel rower turns lifelong passion into way to help othersRowing is a challenging sport, to be sure. It's also an elegant one. While Christine Shaffer's crew gives her a hard time out of the water, rowing is her lifelong passion.

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Messi finally scores, Argentina advances at World Cup

Tue, June 26, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_Nigeria_Argentina_38363From his thigh to his foot to the back of the net, Lionel Messi finally scored a goal at this year's World Cup.

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Column: Still no dominant player halfway through the year

Tue, June 26, 2018

On_The_Fringe_Golf_64611Tiger Woods already has played 10 times as the year reaches the halfway point.

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Bettman, Brodeur, O'Ree top Hockey Hall of Fame class

Tue, June 26, 2018

Hall_of_Fame_Hockey_54094Willie O'Ree didn't know he had broken the NHL's color barrier when he made his debut in 1958. Martin Brodeur couldn't see the three Stanley Cup titles and jaw-dropping career ahead when he played his first game in goal for the New Jersey Devils in 1992 and, a year later, Gary Bettman didn't know he would end up grow ....

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Magic: I'll step down if I don't land free agents for Lakers

Tue, June 26, 2018

Lakers-Free_Agency_62809Magic Johnson is betting his job on his free-agent recruiting skills for the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Woody Durham inducted into National Sports Media Hall of Fame

Tue, June 26, 2018

Woody Durham inducted into National Sports Media Hall of FameWoody Durham on Monday became the second play-by-play broadcaster to be inducted into the National Sports Media Hall of Fame.

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Hernandez, Mexico happy to be dreamers during World Cup

Tue, June 26, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_South_Korea_Mexico_16963With back-to-back victories to open the World Cup, including one over defending champion Germany, Mexico's national team has already been anointed by some back home as the best in the country's history.

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Wyshinski: Canes trade a big, smart move

Tue, June 26, 2018

Hurricanes-Flames_Trade_Hockey_60368ESPN hockey writer Greg Wyshinski joins Adam Gold to discuss Andrei Svechnikov, the big trade with the Calgary Flames and what it means for the Carolina Hurricanes.

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