Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Fuquay-Varina wins first girls soccer state championship

Sat, May 26, 2018

2018 NCHSAA 4A Women's Soccer State Championships at Dail StadiuFuquay-Varina absorbed Myers Park's pressure most of the day, particularly in the first half, before an attempted clearance clanged off Kaitlyn Laux and into the Mustang net, putting Fuquay-Varina up 1-0 in the 42nd minute.

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Wonder-goal, gaffes, injuries as Madrid seals CL three-peat

Sat, May 26, 2018

APTOPIX_Ukraine_Soccer_Champions_League_Final_06378With his back to goal but eyes on the incoming cross, Gareth Bale connected with the ball while leaping in the air and sent a scissor-kick arcing into the top of the net.

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Louisville earns first spot in ACC Tournament Championship

Sat, May 26, 2018

Louisville beats Pitt 2018 ACC baseball semifinalGood pitching can take a team a long way, and it has carried Louisville to the finals of the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship.

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Rose shoots 66 to take 4-shot lead into Colonial finale

Sat, May 26, 2018

Colonial_Golf_62868While Justin Rose felt good about his four-stroke lead after three rounds at Colonial, he wasn't yet counting down the holes left in the Fort Worth Invitational.

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Part-timers Danica, Helio garner full attention at Indy 500

Sat, May 26, 2018

IndyCar_Indy_500_Auto_Racing_32675Part-time drivers and one-off rides are usually afterthoughts at the Indianapolis 500, where the sport's brightest stars tend to shine in the hot sun on the final Sunday of May.

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Ovechkin slays demons on first trip to Stanley Cup Final

Sat, May 26, 2018

Stanely_Cup_Ovechkin's_Joy_Hockey_78896Raw emotion came from Alex Ovechkin as he wore an "Eastern Conference champions" hat for the first time.

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ECU advances to American title with 12-1 win over Houston

Fri, May 25, 2018

East Carolina LogoFreshman Jake Kuchmaner tossed his first career complete game helping No. 15 ECU to a 12-1 (seven innings) semifinal win over No. 18 Houston Friday morning at the 2018 American Athletic Conference Championships. With the win, the Pirates (42-16) advance to the title game and will play No. 22 UCONN Saturday, May 26 at 10 a.m. (ET). For th ....

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My Fish Friday: Show us your catch!

Fri, May 25, 2018

My Fish Friday - Charlie JenkinsGive us your best fish photos, with your name, kind of fish and weight, and where you caught it. Then watch for Jeff Gravley to feature your photo Fridays on WRAL-TV starting in late April.

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Alarmed: LeBron, Cavs facing win-or-else Game 6 vs Celtics

Fri, May 25, 2018

APTOPIX_Cavaliers_Celtics_Basketball_73074Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was answering a question about Boston's defense on LeBron James during a teleconference when he tripped the security system at his home.

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Triangle teams fill Friday ACC Tourney lineup in decisive day for Duke, NCSU

Fri, May 25, 2018

Duke downs Wake in extras at ACC tourneyAll the local ACC baseball teams are in action Friday as Duke and NC State try to advance to Saturday's ACC Tournament semifinals.

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