Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

St. Augustine's starts the first HBCU cycling team

Fri, May 01, 2020

USA Cycling LogoSt. Augustine's starts the first HBCU cycling team

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Wake Forest's Forbes focused on keeping current players

Fri, May 01, 2020

Wake_Forest_Forbes_Basketball_39200New Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes knows he'll have to tweak his approach to configuring a roster now in a challenging rebuilding job. It starts with figuring out how many Demon Deacons he can persuade to return.

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Michael Jordan was offered $100 million to appear at an event for two hours. He said no, his agent says

Fri, May 01, 2020

 Michael Jordan attends 1st round match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Marinko Matosevic of Australia at US Open tournament in Flushing Meadows USTA Tennis CenterDavid Falk appeared on WFAN's "Boomer and Gio," where he discussed how picky his famous client was when it came to projects

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NBA pushes back draft combine, draft lottery

Fri, May 01, 2020

Virus_Outbreak-NBA-Facilities_Basketball_15056The NBA is delaying the draft lottery and draft combine, events scheduled for Chicago later this month.

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NASCAR to resume season May 17 with seven races in 10 days

Fri, May 01, 2020

NASCAR_Racing_Returns_Auto_Racing_08067NASCAR plans to restart its engines with a flurry of races at two historic tracks.

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AP sources: MLB replay could vanish, monastery setup viable

Fri, May 01, 2020

Umpires_Pandemic_Deal_Baseball_98527Replay reviews could vanish in Major League Baseball in 2020 as part of a deal with umpires that contemplates a possible “monastery setup” in which off-the-field movement is restricted because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tennis pros take 1st swings at coronavirus-era exhibitions

Fri, May 01, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Germany_Tennis_56101There were no spectators, no line judges, no ballkids -- and no post-match handshake at the net -- as an exhibition tennis event got underway in Germany on Friday with professional players, a rare instance of live, televised sports held during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Triple Crown racing season a sure bet to be unlike any other

Fri, May 01, 2020

Uncertain_Triple_Crown_Horse_Racing_75256This promises to be a Triple Crown season like no other.

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Board votes to hold Big Rock Blue Marlin tournament as scheduled in June

Fri, May 01, 2020

Run-Off wins Big RockAn annual fishing tournament on the North Carolina coast will go on as scheduled in June, officials said.

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'Going to be safe' - NASCAR outlines safety measures to race

Fri, May 01, 2020

NASCAR_Virus_Auto_Racing_42882NASCAR has put together a safety plan it believes will allow racing to resume. The stock car series plans to do it without spectators, tight social distancing regulations and only essential personnel.

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