Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

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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Column: US Open being remembered for the wrong reasons

Tue, June 19, 2018

On_the_Fringe_Golf_89574If the aim of the U.S. Open is to identify the best player, then the last three got it right.

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Early penalty helps Japan beat Colombia 2-1 at World Cup

Tue, June 19, 2018

APTOPIX_Russia_Soccer_WCup_Colombia_Japan_20092Japan did what no other Asian team had ever done at a World Cup — beat a South American squad on the biggest stage in soccer.

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Oregon St. rallies after delay to beat Huskies 14-5 at CWS

Tue, June 19, 2018

CWS_Oregon_St_Washington_Baseball_34447Oregon State kept things loose in the clubhouse during a weather delay that stretched to 4 1/2 hours at the College World Series. Reserve outfielder Joe Casey entertained teammates by stuffing 30 pieces of gum into his mouth, a party game known as "Mafia" broke out and the tunes were cranked up.

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NCAA basketball referee pleads guilty to molesting teen boy

Tue, June 19, 2018

WRAL Sports - GenericA NCAA women's basketball referee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for molesting a 14-year-old at a Georgia hotel.

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