Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Truex pulls away on final restart to win at Pocono Raceway

Sun, June 03, 2018

NASCAR_Pocono_Auto_Racing_30838Martin Truex Jr. had his car parked on the White House lawn and was feted with a day in his honor in his home state of New Jersey. Nearly seven months after winning his first NASCAR Cup championship, Truex's whirlwind victory tour remains on a barnstorming schedule.

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South Granville sweeps Franklin in 2A softball championship

Sun, June 03, 2018

South Granville High School logoSouth Granville won its fifth fast-pitch softball state championship with a 7-0 win over Franklin on Sunday afternoon.

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'They're tough as nails': Fuquay-Varina claims 4A baseball crown

Sun, June 03, 2018

NCHSAA 4A Baseball State Championships: Ardrey Kell vs Fuquay-Varina (June 2, 2018)After losing to Ardrey Kell on Friday night in the first game of the 4A baseball state championship series, Fuquay-Varina won two back-to-back games on Saturday to claim the state title.

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DeChambeau wins Memorial in playoff on 2nd extra hole

Sun, June 03, 2018

Memorial_Golf_67443For the fourth straight year, Bryson DeChambeau leaves Ohio feeling like a winner.

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Packers' Matthews needs surgery after line drive hits nose

Sun, June 03, 2018

Packers-Matthews_Football_83770Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews says he needs surgery on his nose after getting hit in the face with a line drive during a charity softball game.

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Capitals flying high, up 2-1 on Vegas in Stanley Cup Final

Sun, June 03, 2018

Stanley_Cup_Golden_Knights_Capitals_Hockey_06797In his first home Stanley Cup Final game after 13 long years checkered with as many disappointments as milestones, Alex Ovechkin was not going to be denied the opportunity to do something special.

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Warriors not expecting LeBron James and Co. to lose edge

Sun, June 03, 2018

NBA_Finals_Cavaliers_Warriors_Basketball_94003All the chatter is that underdog Cleveland could be completely deflated from the way it flopped in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Determined and as motivated as ever might be more appropriate and fitting whenever LeBron James is in the mix.

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UNC downs Houston 4-3, can clinch Chapel Hill Regional Sunday evening

Sat, June 02, 2018

UNC vs. Pitt 2018 ACC TournamentZack Gahagan hit a two-run homer in the second inning and No. 6 national seed North Carolina beat Houston 4-3 on Saturday night in the NCAA Tournament's Chapel Hill Regional.

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East Carolina powers past UNC Wilmington, 16-7

Sat, June 02, 2018

East Carolina LogoEast Carolina powered its way past UNC Wilmington, winning 16-7 Friday night to open the Greenville Regional.

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Tar Heels down NC A&T 11-0 in Chapel Hill Regional opener

Sat, June 02, 2018

UNC downs NC A&T 11-0 in regional actionNorth Carolina shutout North Carolina A&T 11-0 in Friday's Chapel Hill Regional opening game.

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