Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Pittsburgh beats Georgia Tech 2-1 in ACC baseball tournament

Tue, May 22, 2018

ACC logo -blue on whiteCaleb Parry and Chris Cappas drove in seventh-inning runs to help Pittsburgh beat Georgia Tech 2-1 in Tuesday's pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament.

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Favre says he went to rehab 3 times to fight addictions

Tue, May 22, 2018

Favre_Rehab_Football_30788Retired quarterback Brett Favre says he made three trips to rehabilitation centers during his Hall of Fame career to fight his dependence on painkillers and alcohol.

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Holliday: At ACC golf getaway, a blunt assessment of one-and-done, college hoops

Tue, May 22, 2018

cuseduke36Dave Odom was keynote speaker at the recent Atlantic Coast Conference mountain golf outing, and the former Wake Forest coach did not mince words in assessing the state of today's college hoops game.

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Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

Tue, May 22, 2018

Brandi_Chastain_Plaque_04027A bronze plaque honoring soccer star Brandi Chastain got a red card Tuesday after a social media outcry over its unflattering portrayal of the athlete.

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At age 53, Palmeiro hits 1st home run in return to baseball

Tue, May 22, 2018

Palmeiro_Homers_Baseball_47094Rafael Palmeiro still has power, even at 53.

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Nats' Soto, MLB's youngest player at 19, homers in 1st start

Tue, May 22, 2018

Padres_Nationals_Baseball_17366Juan Soto, the youngest player in the majors at 19, has hit a three-run homer in his first career start for the Washington Nationals.

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All tied up: LeBron's 44 helps Cavs even series with Celtics

Tue, May 22, 2018

Celtics_Cavaliers_Basketball_11078LeBron James knows the path to the NBA Finals better than anyone in today's game.

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Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final

Tue, May 22, 2018

Lightning_Capitals_Hockey_02389Facing elimination at home, the Washington Capitals looked determined to hit everything that moved in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final.

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Bulls start road trip with 8-2 win over Gwinnett

Tue, May 22, 2018

Durham Bulls LogoJason Coats and Willy Adames each hit two-run homers as Durham started an eight-game road trip with an 8-2 win over Gwinnett at Coolray Field on Monday night.

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UNC athletes make a snail mail connection with young fans

Mon, May 21, 2018

UNC pen palsAfter months of letters back and forth, Kayshawn Farrington and Edgar Balderasrosas were ready to meet their pen pals in person. They are among hundreds of local elementary school students paired with UNC athletes in a snail mail exchange.

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