Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Ex-Maryland basketball player killed in Texas van accident

Tue, May 29, 2018

Cliff_Tucker_Basketball_19892Former Maryland basketball player Cliff Tucker has been killed in a West Texas van accident that left two other passengers dead. Tucker was 29.

The post Ex-Maryland basketball player killed in Texas van accident appeared first on wralsportsfan.com

Russian hooligans in World Cup crackdown after 2016 rampage

Tue, May 29, 2018

Russia_WCup_Hooligans_06705At their peak, Russian hooligans felt like gods.

The post Russian hooligans in World Cup crackdown after 2016 rampage appeared first on wralsportsfan.com

Duke can't overcome early deficit, falls to Yale 13-11 in NCAA lacrosse title

Tue, May 29, 2018

NCAA_Yale_Duke_Lacrosse_48844No need for Yale to continue referring to its last "national championship" in lacrosse.

The post Duke can't overcome early deficit, falls to Yale 13-11 in NCAA lacrosse title appeared first on wralsportsfan.com

Goalies under siege in Game 1 shootout between Caps, Knights

Tue, May 29, 2018

Stanley_Cup_Capitals_Knights_Hockey_77733Marc-Andre Fleury and Braden Holtby have been two of the hottest goaltenders during the postseason.

The post Goalies under siege in Game 1 shootout between Caps, Knights appeared first on wralsportsfan.com

Honoring the Bull City: The inspiration for this year's DURM Night unis

Tue, May 29, 2018

Durham Bulls drop season opener 6-2 to visiting KnightsJoe Ovies and Gabe Eng-Goetz, owner of Durham clothing brand RUNAWAY, talk about the inspiration for this year's DURM Night threads the Durham Bulls will wear in their May 31 matchup with the Red Wings. Durham's flag will be front and center on unis for the third annual eve ....

The post Honoring the Bull City: The inspiration for this year's DURM Night unis appeared first on wralsportsfan.com

Warriors Roar Back to Take West, Setting Up Fourth Finals Against Cavaliers

Mon, May 28, 2018

APTOPIX_Rockets_Warriors_Basketball_93997HOUSTON — The Golden State Warriors were stretched, harried and at times even bullied by the Houston Rockets. Through seven games over a span of 15 days, they often looked well shy of their supposed invincibility.

The post Warriors Roar Back to Take West, Setting Up Fourth Finals Against Cavaliers appeared first on wralsportsfan.com

6 of a kind: Golden Knights outlast Caps 6-4 in Final opener

Mon, May 28, 2018

Stanley_Cup_Capitals_Knights_Hockey_90897In a single nine-minute stretch of the third period, the Washington Capitals dramatically took the lead before the Vegas Golden Knights replied with two goals of their own. Washington's Tom Wilson also flattened Vegas forward Jonathan Marchessault with a blindside hit that could reverberate through ....

The post 6 of a kind: Golden Knights outlast Caps 6-4 in Final opener appeared first on wralsportsfan.com

Duke falls to Yale in NCAA Men's Lacrosse National Championship

Mon, May 28, 2018

Duke LogoThe No. 3 Duke Blue Devils finish the season (16-4) as the No. 5 Bulldogs (17-3) win their program's first national championship.

The post Duke falls to Yale in NCAA Men's Lacrosse National Championship appeared first on wralsportsfan.com

Capitals, Golden Knights in improbable Stanley Cup Final

Mon, May 28, 2018

Stanley_Cup_Washington_Capitals_Hockey_10870The Washington Capitals have waited nearly 44 years to raise the Stanley Cup for the first time.

The post Capitals, Golden Knights in improbable Stanley Cup Final appeared first on wralsportsfan.com

Wood Ducks outfielder makes wild, flipping catch

Mon, May 28, 2018

Wood Ducks outfielder makes wild, flipping catchA minor league prospect in the Rangers system for the Down East Wood Ducks made a crazy catch on a full sprint where he flipped over a fence, landed on his feet and threw the ball back to the field.

The post Wood Ducks outfielder makes wild, flipping catch appeared first on wralsportsfan.com