Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

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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Cary native, Wake standout Migliaccio ready to realize a dream in US Women's Open

Tue, May 29, 2018

Emilia MigliaccioCollege students usually enjoy plenty of sleep and sun during the summer, but Cary native Emilia Migliaccio is prepping for a moment she's dreamed of for years.

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MLS adds Cincinnati in latest round of expansion; NCFC to continue push for Raleigh

Tue, May 29, 2018

As a New Season Starts, MLS Confronts Its Fiercest Critics: Its FansMajor League Soccer added Cincinnati in its latest round of expansion Tuesday, rewarding a city that has set attendance records during three seasons of United Soccer League play and has a stadium deal in place.

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Three-sport standout and an Eagle Scout: Meet the latest Extra Effort Award winner

Tue, May 29, 2018

Extra Effort: Thomas Griffin, Rocky Mount Academy (May 29, 2018)Thomas Griffin plays three sports at Rocky Mount Academy, he's an Eagle Scout and a Morehead Scholarship nominee. He's got plenty more on his resume to help him earn the Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award.

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Long shots: Odds against Cavs in NBA Finals against Warriors

Tue, May 29, 2018

NBA_Finals_Underdog_Cavs_Basketball_30232The odds are longer than a Stephen Curry 3-pointer, Kevin Durant's wingspan or Draymond Green's catalog of technical fouls.

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