Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Correction: CWS Finals story

Fri, June 29, 2018

APTOPIX_CWS_Finals_Baseball_38564In a story June 28 about the College World Series between Oregon State and Arkansas, The Associated Press reported erroneously that three infielders had failed to catch a foul ball during Game 2. It was two infielders and the right fielder.

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As baseball evolves, advance scouting largely turns to video

Fri, June 29, 2018

Advance_Scouting_Baseball_99951Baltimore manager Buck Showalter receives regular calls from veteran, out-of-work scouts looking for jobs.

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NFL substantiates workplace misconduct claims against Panthers owner Jerry Richardson

Thu, June 28, 2018

Duke and Cincinnati battle in Belk BowlThe NFL has fined outgoing Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson $2.75 million over workplace misconduct claims that were substantiated by a league investigation.

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Oregon State wins College World Series, beating Arkansas 5-0

Thu, June 28, 2018

APTOPIX_CWS_Finals_Baseball_38564Arkansas missed a chance to win the College World Series when a foul pop dropped between three infielders. Oregon State made the Razorbacks pay for it behind one of the best pitching performances in a title game.

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Twitter Mailbag: Duke's defense, Wendell, hot dogs and more

Thu, June 28, 2018

Duke gets past Army at wet Wallace Wade, 13-6In this week's Twitter Mailbag, Lauren Brownlow breaks down the Carter/Duke beef, what people can put on hot dogs and her worst sports moment.

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Duke, baseball coach Chris Pollard agree to contract extension

Thu, June 28, 2018

Duke downs Wake in extras at ACC tourneyDuke University baseball coach Chris Pollard has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him in Durham through 2025.

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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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