Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Former UNC pitcher, father killed in multi-vehicle wreck in Michigan

Sat, June 16, 2018

Zach AttianeseFormer University of North Carolina pitcher Zach Attianese and his father were among six people killed Friday night in a multi-vehicle crash in Michigan.

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Royals flush: Utah snaps NC Courage undefeated streak, 1-0

Sat, June 16, 2018

Utah downs NC Courage 1-0On the old TV show The A-Team, leader Hannibal Smith was fond of saying, "I love it when a plan comes together." The Utah Royals came to WakeMed Soccer Park Saturday night with a plan for their match against the undefeated North Carolina Courage: defend hard, and go for the win. The payoff proved handsome: Utah's Brittany Ratcliffe scored a sho ....

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Johnson in 4-way tie after day of survival at US Open

Sat, June 16, 2018

US_Open_Golf_74067Dustin Johnson at least gets one more round to try to redeem himself in the U.S. Open.

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Ronaldo with chance to prove he can also thrive at World Cup

Sat, June 16, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_Portugal_Spain_21323After conquering Europe with his club and his country, Cristiano Ronaldo is out to show he can also dominate on the world stage.

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Miscues doom Bulls in 8-5 loss to Stripers

Sat, June 16, 2018

Durham Bulls LogoA four-run deficit was too much to overcome for the Durham Bulls Saturday evening, as they fell 8-5 to the Gwinnett Stripers in front of 10,404 fans at the DBAP.

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Column: On 48th birthday, Mickelson acts like a 10-year-old

Sat, June 16, 2018

US_Open_Golf_74077Phil Mickelson turned 48 on Saturday, an occasion marked by fans singing "Happy Birthday" at every turn.

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Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

Sat, June 16, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_Argentina_Iceland_48037If there is one flaw in Lionel Messi's genius, it might be his failure to score penalty kicks in big games.

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Woods on expectations for another major win: 'Absolutely'

Sat, June 16, 2018

APTOPIX_US_Open_Golf_41594Hoist the anchor, and set sail the great ship Privacy on a course for Carnoustie Bay, Pebble Beach or some other future site of a golf major.

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Brother of NBA's Zach Randolph killed outside of Indiana bar

Sat, June 16, 2018

Sacramento Kings LogoAuthorities say Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph's brother was shot and killed early Saturday outside of a bar in the Indiana city where the two grew up.

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NCAA settles CTE lawsuit filed by widow of Texas player

Sat, June 16, 2018

NCAA logoThe NCAA settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of a former University of Texas football player that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after his playing career.

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