Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

NCAA puts NC Central on probation over errors that allowed ineligible athletes to compete

Wed, May 30, 2018

Duke drubs NC Central, 55-0The NCAA Committee on Infractions levied sanctions against North Carolina Central University Wednesday for failing to properly monitor its academic certification process.

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Caps hold off Knights 3-2 in Game 2, even Stanley Cup Final

Wed, May 30, 2018

APTOPIX_Stanley_Cup_Capitals_Hockey_38170Alex Tuch collected the skittering puck with absolutely nothing between him and the tying goal with two minutes left in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.

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Draft decisions to have huge impact on 2018-19 hoops season

Wed, May 30, 2018

UNC downs NC State, 96-89The deadline for college players to withdraw from the NBA draft has a widespread impact, from the individuals involved to their families to the teams who may select them in June.

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Tiger Woods hopes he's close to putting his game together

Wed, May 30, 2018

Memorial_Golf_83569The two biggest figures at the Memorial, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, managed to carve out some private time at the back of the 10th tee amid a mass of people Wednesday at Muirfield Village.

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Krzyzewski gives $3M to Emily K Center as part of fundraising campaign

Wed, May 30, 2018

Duke dominates Virginia Tech, 74-52Duke University head men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said Wednesday that he and his wife, Mickie, will donate $3 million to the Emily Krzyzewski Center, a nonprofit that serves as a "college access hub" in Durham.

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NC legislators shoot down proposal to regulate fantasy sports - again

Wed, May 30, 2018

FanDuel, Fan DuelA year after one House committee voted down a proposal to regulate fantasy sports in North Carolina, the bill was yanked from a second committee on Wednesday as the panel was poised to strike language from the measure stating that fantasy sports isn't gambling.

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Campbell hoops star Chris Clemons to return for senior season

Wed, May 30, 2018

Campbell guard Chris ClemonsRaleigh native and Campbell basketball star Chris Clemons has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft, meaning that he will return to Buies Creek for his senior season.

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Havelock native Ky Bowman withdraws from NBA Draft, returns to Boston College

Wed, May 30, 2018

NCSU beats Boston College, 82-66North Carolina product Ky Bowman has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will return to Boston College for his junior season.

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Coach: Southwest agent asked for proof biracial son was hers

Wed, May 30, 2018

Cal_Coach_Airline_Apology_74487Southwest Airlines apologized Tuesday to the Cal women's basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb after she claimed an airline employee stopped her from boarding because the worker didn't believe her 1-year-old biracial son was hers.

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76ers exec accused of trashing others anonymously on Twitter

Wed, May 30, 2018

76ers_Colangelo_Basketball_50802The Philadelphia 76ers are investigating whether team president Bryan Colangelo used a variety of Twitter accounts to anonymously trash some of his own players and fellow executives and defend himself against criticism from fans and the sports media.

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