Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Chilean teenager shares lead at Memorial

Fri, June 01, 2018

Memorial_Golf_57238Joaquin Niemann could figure out where Tiger Woods was on the golf course from the mass of people following him a few groups ahead, and he had a pretty good idea what he was doing from all the noise, at least before Woods put a putter in his hands.

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NASCAR's young drivers struggle to find victory lane

Fri, June 01, 2018

NASCAR_Pocono_Auto_Racing_75529Kyle Busch tossed his son into the air at Texas. Clint Bowyer waited for his toddler to run toward him with open arms at Martinsville. Kevin Harvick rested his hands on his son's shoulders as they gazed at a trophy in Atlanta.

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NC native Amanda Duffy enters her 2nd year leading NWSL

Fri, June 01, 2018

Amanda Duffy Amanda Duffy played the pro game. The same can't be said for the leaders of most other top-flight American sports leagues. From the rec fields of eastern North Carolina to football in Sweden, Duffy excelled on the field before her rapid climb up the soccer industry ladder.

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Auburn beats Northeastern 13-4 in Raleigh Regional, will face NCSU or Army

Fri, June 01, 2018

NCAA logoEdouard Julien and Steven Williams each hit three-run homers to help Auburn beat Northeastern 13-4 on Friday in the NCAA Tournament's Raleigh Regional.

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Campbell-UGA game pushed back a day due to severe weather

Fri, June 01, 2018

Campbell LogoGeorgia's NCAA Tournament opener against Campbell was pushed back until Saturday due to severe weather.

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Big Blunder: Smith's mistake joins others in sports history

Fri, June 01, 2018

NBA_Finals_Cavaliers_Warriors_Basketball_44542LeBron James' face said it all. J.R. Smith messed up. And the Cleveland Cavaliers paid for his mistake as they lost Game 1 of the NBA Finals 124-114 to the Golden State Warriors in overtime.

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My Fish Friday: Submit your catch

Fri, June 01, 2018

My Fish Friday - John HolderGive us your best fish photos, with your name, kind of fish and weight, and where you caught it. Then watch for Jeff Gravley to feature your photo Fridays on WRAL-TV starting in late April.

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Heels will travel to Michigan for ACC-Big Ten Challenge

Fri, June 01, 2018

No. 13 UNC beats Michigan 86-71 in Big Ten/ACC ChallengeThe University of North Carolina men's basketball team will make its first-ever trip to Ann Arbor to play the University of Michigan in the 2018 ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

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Ex-cheerleaders sue Texans, allege intimidation, low pay

Fri, June 01, 2018

Texans-Cheerleaders-Lawsuit_27515Five former NFL cheerleaders sued the Houston Texans on Friday, alleging the team failed to fully compensate them as required by law and subjected them to a hostile work environment in which they were harassed, intimidated and forced to live in fear.

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