Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Panthers have new face at top, new faces on field this year

Tue, May 22, 2018

Panthers_Football_81243While NFL owners were busy unanimously approving the sale of the Carolina Panthers to hedge fund owner David Tepper in Atlanta, his new team was taking the field for the first time together this season 250 miles away in Charlotte.

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NFL owners unanimously approve Tepper's $2.2B purchase of Panthers

Tue, May 22, 2018

NFL_Owners_Meeting_Football_33077The NFL has approved the sale of the Carolina Panthers from Jerry Richardson to hedge fund manager David Tepper, and the new owner says he's committed to keeping the team in the Carolinas.

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'I love you guys:' SC State player returns to Raleigh, connects with those who saved him

Tue, May 22, 2018

Ty Solomon PicSix months after he collapsed and nearly died at PNC Arena, South Carolina State basketball player Tyvoris Solomon will be back in Raleigh Tuesday to speak with first responders and other survivors at Reynolds Coliseum.

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NCFC storms past Nor'easters 4-1 to advance in US Open Cup

Tue, May 22, 2018

NCFC downs Ocean City 4-1 in US Open CupTwo months ago, a gusty nor'easter uncovered the skeletal remains of a humpback whale long buried on the Jersey shore, about 15 miles north of Ocean City, New Jersey. Tuesday evening, the Ocean City Nor'easters drifted down to WakeMed Soccer Park and encountered another variety of Dead Whales, these representing North Carolina FC i ....

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Miami scores 5 in the 8th, beats Notre Dame 6-2 in ACCs

Tue, May 22, 2018

Miami LogoMichael Burns hit a go-ahead RBI single in Miami's five-run eighth inning, helping the Hurricanes beat Notre Dame 6-2 in Tuesday night's pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament.

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Extra Effort: Heritage cheerleader stands out from the crowd

Tue, May 22, 2018

Extra Effort: Peyton Lawson, Heritage High (May 22, 2018)Heritage High School's Peyton Lawson is just a bundle of energy. Her spirit permeates throughout classrooms and the athletic department. Mary Dunleavy presents Peyton with the Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award on May 22, 2018.

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Durham hopes for big crowds, big spending as ACC baseball tourney returns

Tue, May 22, 2018

2018 ACC Baseball TournamentIt's been more than a year since the General Assembly repealed the controversial House Bill 2, and on Tuesday an event that left North Carolina due to the law returned to Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

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Looking at the locals: Analyzing the ACC tourney draws for UNC, NCSU and Duke

Tue, May 22, 2018

Brandon Martorano, Josh HiattWhat a year in the Triangle for college baseball. North Carolina, NC State and Duke are three of the top four seeds in the ACC Tournament this week (along with Atlantic Division champion Clemson), each atop their pool.

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NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

Tue, May 22, 2018

NFL_Meetings-Helmet_Hits_Football_56182The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff.

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Florida State tops Virginia 3-2 in 11 innings at ACC tourney

Tue, May 22, 2018

ACC logo - white on blueReese Albert hit an RBI double off the right-field wall in the 11th inning, helping Florida State beat Virginia 3-2 in Tuesday's pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament.

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