Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Tudor: ECU must hope Big 12 becomes Big 16

Sun, July 24, 2016

ECU stumbles to Cincy in season finale, 19-16ECU athletics director Jeff Compher and the school's fans have to hope the Big 12 Conference makes a bold leap to 16 teams when its expansion is finalized. There's a distinct downside to the move, but it's the Pirates' best bet at inclusion in the league.

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IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio

Sun, July 24, 2016

Russian DopingRejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next month's Rio de Janeiro Games.

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Bulls road trip closes with 4-3 loss

Sun, July 24, 2016

Durham Bulls LogoThe Durham Bulls dropped their third straight game to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Sunday afternoon at PNC Park, falling 4-3 for their third straight one-run defeat.

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Blame game follows NBA's removal of Charlotte All-Star game

Sun, July 24, 2016

LGBT Rights-All-Star Game BasketballThe NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign, even as he dismisses the move as political correctness gone too far.

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White Sox ace Chris Sale scratched after destroying jerseys

Sun, July 24, 2016

White Sox Sale BaseballChicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night and sent home after he destroyed collared throwback uniforms that the team was scheduled to wear.

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Ready or Not: Rio Olympics open doors at Athletes Village

Sat, July 23, 2016

Brazil Rio Olympics VillageReady or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors.

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Bulls Falter Against Rail Riders, 5-4

Sat, July 23, 2016

Durham Bulls Logo Ike Davis capped a four-run fifth innign with a two-run homer to right to lift the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders past the Durham Bulls 5-4 before 10,000 on Saturday night at PNC Field.

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Kyle Busch wins NASACAR Xfinity Series race at Indy _ again

Sat, July 23, 2016

NASCAR - logoKyle Busch spent Saturday climbing in and out of brutally hot cars in Indianapolis.

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Clayton's Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year record in 100-meter hurdles

Sat, July 23, 2016

Britain AthleticsKendra Harrison of the United States has broken a 28-year world record in the 100-meters hurdles by running 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League meet.

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Citing HB2, NBA pulls 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte

Fri, July 22, 2016

HB2The NBA is pulling the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte over North Carolina's controversial House Bill 2, which requires that people use public bathrooms corresponding to their birth gender and excludes the LGBT community from non-discrimination protections.

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