Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

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Campbell guard Chris ClemonsRaleigh native and Campbell basketball star Chris Clemons has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft, meaning that he will return to Buies Creek for his senior season.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NCSU beats Boston College, 82-66North Carolina product Ky Bowman has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will return to Boston College for his junior season.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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Panthers WR Torrey Smith: NFL anthem policy paints Kaepernick as 'villain'

Wed, May 30, 2018

Panthers_Football_69069Panthers wide receiver Torrey Smith believes the NFL "dropped the ball" with its new policy that forbids players from sitting or taking a knee on the field during the national anthem.

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Ice melting to slush in Vegas heat at Stanley Cup Final

Wed, May 30, 2018

Stanley_Cup_Capitals_Knights_Hockey_85856After just one game, it's already clear this Stanley Cup Final is on thin ice. Thin, patchy, slushy, rut-riddled ice.

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Column: Woods has come a long way from Memorial Day arrest

Wed, May 30, 2018

On_the_Fringe_Tiger_Golf_76106Tiger Woods has made plenty of progress in his return to golf, especially in the last three months.

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Racist, anti-gay chants on rise in Russia ahead of World Cup

Wed, May 30, 2018

Soccer_WCup_Russia_Racism_63165Racist and anti-gay chants have become more common in Russian soccer as the country prepares to host the World Cup, even as overall incidents of discrimination declined.

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