Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Jordan will still have input on Hornets draft day decisions

Tue, June 19, 2018

Hornets_Draft_Basketball_39080Michael Jordan hired proven general manager Mitch Kupchak this offseason to help turn around a franchise mired in mediocrity since he became the Charlotte Hornets' majority owner eight years ago.

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Cedar Ridge won't field varsity football team this fall

Tue, June 19, 2018

Football: Cedar Ridge vs Hillside (Nov. 3, 2017)Cedar Ridge High School will not field a varsity football team during the 2018 season due to low participation numbers, according to Bob Hill, the district's athletic director.

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Five-run eighth lifts Durham past Louisville, 8-4

Tue, June 19, 2018

Five-run Eighth Lifts Durham Past Louisville, 8-4The Durham Bulls struck for five runs on four doubles in the eighth inning to open up an 8-2 lead over the Louisville Bats, eventually settling with an 8-4 road trip-opening victory at Slugger Field on Tuesday night.

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New soccer complex gets green light in Knightdale

Tue, June 19, 2018

Large soccer complex to be built in KnightdaleThere is good news for soccer fans and athletes in eastern Wake County. A big soccer complex is being built at the intersection on Forestville and Old Crews Roads in Knightdale.

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Big inning dooms UNC in 12-2 loss to Mississippi State at CWS

Tue, June 19, 2018

CWS_Mississippi_St_NCarolina_Baseball_30030Go bananas, Mississippi State Bulldogs! You're one win away from the College World Series finals.

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Barton College hires football coach as program's return moves closer

Tue, June 19, 2018

WRAL Sports - GenericThe return of intercollegiate football to the Barton College campus for the first time since 1950 moved significantly closer to reality on Tuesday as school officials introduced the head coach who will lead the program's revival.

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Guessing game: Cavs enter NBA draft unsure of LeBron's plans

Tue, June 19, 2018

NBA_Draft_LeBron_Factor_Basketball_36283LeBron James won't be picking any players during Thursday's NBA draft.

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Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup, beats Egypt 3-1

Tue, June 19, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_Russia_Egypt_63234Two wins, eight goals and almost certainly a place in the knockout stage for first time since the Soviet era.

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Canes assistant GM: Svechnikov is an elite player; hopefully he'll be there when we pick

Tue, June 19, 2018

Mike VellucciMike Vellucci, Assistant General Manager and Director of Hockey Operations for the Carolina Hurricanes and Head Coach of the Charlotte Checkers, joins the Sports Shop to discuss who the Hurricanes' prospects are for this weekend's NHL Draft in which Carolina has the No. 2 pick, which many project will be right wing Andrei Svechnikov f ....

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