Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Worker found dead in stadium cooler was Minnesota inventor

Wed, June 27, 2018

Reds_Braves_Baseball_17421A body found inside a beer cooler at the major league home of the Atlanta Braves belongs to a Minnesota inventor who was doing contract work at the stadium, police in Atlanta's suburbs said Wednesday.

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So many dominoes: LeBron James can dictate free agency

Wed, June 27, 2018

NBA_Draft_LeBron_Factor_Basketball_36283The rumor mill is in overdrive, with nuggets such as these: LeBron James has looked at schools in Los Angeles, he's not particularly fond of Houston and he's hugging restaurant diners in Miami.

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Durham's Wong, Gibaut named International League All-Stars

Wed, June 27, 2018

Durham Bulls drop season opener 6-2 to visiting KnightsThe International League today announced Durham Bulls infielder/outfielder Kean Wong and relief pitcher Ian Gibaut have been named to the league's All-Star team for the 2018 Triple-A All-Star Game on July 11 in Columbus, Ohio.

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NFL players trade helmets for caps and gowns in offseason

Wed, June 27, 2018

Back_to_School_Football_06599When Bruce Irvin got a multimillion dollar signing bonus after being a first-round draft pick in 2012, the idea of getting his college degree was the last thing on his mind.

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Former Duke guard Austin Rivers traded from Clippers to Wizards

Wed, June 27, 2018

Clippers_Wizards_Trade_Basketball_41667Seemed fairly clear that Marcin Gortat and the Washington Wizards were ready to part ways. Now they will.

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New Canes forward Ferland: I'd be a perfect fit with Aho and Teravainen

Wed, June 27, 2018

Hurricanes-Flames_Trade_Hockey_39188New Carolina Hurricanes forward, Micheal Ferland, joins Adam Gold to discuss how he found out about the trade, being compared to Tom Wilson and how he'll fit in with the team.

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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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