Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

The Louisville tight lip: NCFC ekes out 2-2 draw vs. Louisville City

Sat, June 23, 2018

NCFC vs. Louisville City One of the best sources of information when reporting on a sporting contest is the visiting head coach. Something about the objectivity of a third party, foreign to the home team beat, lends perspective, insight, and often freshness to the coverage.

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Bulls fall to Indianapolis in 10, 7-6

Sat, June 23, 2018

Bulls fall to Indianapolis in 10, 7-6A bases loaded walk drawn by Pablo Reyes lifted Indianapolis past Durham 7-6 in 10 innings before 14,598 fans at Victory Field on Saturday night.

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Mudcats allow four homers in 7-3 loss to Astros

Sat, June 23, 2018

Mudcats allow four homers in 7-3 loss to AstrosJ.J. Matijevic, Abraham Toro, Jonathan Arauz and Corey Julks each hit solo home runs and starter Abdiel Saldana struck out nine ove J.J. Matijevic, Abraham Toro, Jonathan Arauz and Corey Julks each hit solo home runs and starter Abdiel Saldana struck out nine over five innings as the Astros defeated th ....

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Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

Sat, June 23, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_Germany_Sweden_26073The desperate world champions from Germany were seconds from losing control of their World Cup fate when Toni Kroos whispered to Marco Reus just outside Sweden's penalty area.

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Hurricanes acquire Hamilton in 5-player deal; Lindholm, Hanifin sent to Calgary

Sat, June 23, 2018

Hurricanes-Flames_Trade_Hockey_60368The Carolina Hurricanes have sent forward Elias Lindholm and defenseman Noah Hanifin to Calgary in a five-player deal announced during day two of the NHL Draft.

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Clayton's win over Garner named upset of the year

Sat, June 23, 2018

Boys Football: Garner vs Clayton, August 18, 2017Clayton's long-awaited victory over Garner on the gridiron is the winner of the upset of the year distinction at HighSchoolOT Honors

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Kupchak: Kemba Walker focal point of franchise going forward

Sat, June 23, 2018

Hornets_Draft_Basketball_53031General manager Mitch Kupchak wants point guard Kemba Walker to end his NBA career right where it started -- with the Charlotte Hornets.

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NC Courage dominate Seattle, 4-1

Sat, June 23, 2018

NC Courage logoThe North Carolina Courage (10W-1L-3D, 1st place) made a statement in Seattle, defeating Seattle Reign FC (5W-3L-4D, 3rd place) 4-1 today to extend their league lead to 33 total points. A Crystal Dunn brace highlighted the match, while a tally from Lynn Williams and Merritt Mathias each combined to give the NC Courage one of their highest-scoring victories in tea ....

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Canes select five players on second day of NHL Draft

Sat, June 23, 2018

Carolina Hurricanes secondary logoThe Carolina Hurricanes completed their activity at the 2018 NHL Draft on Saturday in Dallas, selecting five players in rounds 2-7. The five draftees join forward Andrei Svechnikov, whom the Hurricanes selected on Friday in the first round, second overall, in the team's 2018 draft class.

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Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

Sat, June 23, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_South_Korea_Mexico_52560The criticism of Mexico's national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic.

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