Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Anna King no-hits Jack Britt to lift South Caldwell to game two win

Sat, June 02, 2018

NCHSAA 4A Softball State Championships:  Jack Brit vs. South CalAnna King's no-hitter gave the South Caldwell Spartans a 3-0 victory over the Jack Britt Buccaneers to force a decisive game three in the 4A softball state championship.

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Cavs' Love, Thompson avoid suspension for Game 1 altercation

Sat, June 02, 2018

NBA_Finals_Cavaliers_Warriors_Basketball_76473J.R. Smith's blunder, a disputed replay overturn and a key missed free throw dealt the Cleveland Cavaliers an emotionally crushing loss in an opener of the NBA Finals that was ripe to be taken away from the defending champion Golden State Warriors.

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Army upsets NC State 5-1, sending Pack to elimination bracket

Fri, June 01, 2018

NC State falls to FSU in ACC tourney pool play, 5-2North Carolina State had one of the country's best offenses all season, but it was nowhere to be found Friday night in Raleigh as the Wolfpack dropped their regional opener 5-1 to Army.

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Standout Triangle LB Drake Thomas commits to NC State

Fri, June 01, 2018

Drake Thomas Press Conference - Heritage High School on June 1, A member of the Class of 2019, Thomas recorded 112 tackles, including 51 solo tackles, last season as a junior.

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Denison helps Troy upset Duke 6-0 at NCAA Tournament

Fri, June 01, 2018

NCAA_Duke_Troy_Baseball_56116Joey Denison drove in four runs to help Troy upset Duke 6-0 on Friday night in the Athens Regional.

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Unwritten rules of the game up for debate at NBA Finals

Fri, June 01, 2018

APTOPIX_NBA_Finals_Cavaliers_Warriors_Basketball_54987Time was running out in a game earlier this season that Golden State was going to win by 10 points, and Andre Iguodala decided to take a 3-pointer instead of getting the Warriors charged with a shot-clock violation.

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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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