Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Panthers sign WR Moore; all draft picks under contract

Mon, June 18, 2018

Carolina Panthers LogoThe Panthers have signed wide receiver D.J. Moore, their first-round draft pick.

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Bagley, Porter headline list of top forwards in NBA draft

Mon, June 18, 2018

NBA_Draft_Forwards_Basketball_73375Marvin Bagley III dominated at Duke, while fellow freshman Michael Porter Jr. barely saw action at Missouri due to injury. Yet they'll likely be the first forwards to hear their names called during Thursday's draft.

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Winterville power forward commits to play at UNC

Mon, June 18, 2018

Boys Basketball: South Central vs. Garner (Feb. 27, 2018)Day-Ron Sharpe, a rising junior at South Central High School in Winterville, made a verbal commitment over the weekend to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Trotz resigns as coach of Stanley Cup-winning Capitals

Mon, June 18, 2018

Capitals_Stanley_Cup_Hockey_87702Less than two weeks after lifting the Stanley Cup, Barry Trotz is a free agent and the Washington Capitals are looking for a new coach.

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Belgium wakes up in 2nd half, rolls past Panama 3-0

Mon, June 18, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_Belgium_Panama_02739Unlike the other World Cup favorites that struggled through their opening matches, Belgium looked every part the title contender.

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Report: Former NC State basketball player Hickson charged in Georgia home invasion

Mon, June 18, 2018

jj.jpgFormer North Carolina State University and NBA forward J.J. Hickson has been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Georgia.

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Koepka's golf legacy secured after 2nd straight Open win

Mon, June 18, 2018

APTOPIX_US_Open_Golf_24376For a guy who has won all of three PGA Tour events, Brooks Koepka has a golf legacy that already is secure.

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The interview remains critical in the NBA draft process

Mon, June 18, 2018

NBA_Draft_The_Interview_Basketball_40642The elevator stopped at the 16th floor of the swanky hotel, and after a few nervous steps down the hallway a soon-to-be professional athlete was ready to face perhaps the most unpredictable part of the NBA draft process.

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Column: Koepka wins an Open where the whiners go home early

Mon, June 18, 2018

US_Open_Golf_77131The whiners went home early, beaten down by Shinnecock Hills and the USGA's clumsy efforts to turn the venerable golf course into something it was never meant to be.

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Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

Mon, June 18, 2018

CWS_Texas_Tech_Florida_Baseball_46302Texas Tech cleared the hurdle of winning a College World Series opener. It was a high one, too.

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