Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Bulls fall 7-1 to Stripers in series finale

Thu, May 24, 2018

Durham Bulls LogoA three-run Gwinnett fourth inning broke up a 1-1 tie, leading the Stripers to their third straight win over the Durham Bulls, winning 7-1 on Thursday afternoon at Coolray Field.

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NFL's policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

Thu, May 24, 2018

NFL_Meetings_Football_24566Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook.

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Twitter Mailbag: Dipping sauce, new Panthers owner and more

Thu, May 24, 2018

NFL_Owners_Meeting_Football_74947Brownlow's Twitter Mailbag hits all the important topics, like if Pittsburgh is trying to take over Charlotte and what is her favorite dipping sauce.

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Justify's breeding rights sold to farm for $60 million

Thu, May 24, 2018

Triple_Crown_Horse_Racing_35141The breeding rights for Justify, who became the first horse since 1882 to win the Kentucky Derby without having competed as a 2-year-old and followed that feat by winning the Preakness Stakes, were sold by WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and SF (Soros Fund) Racing to Coolmore Farm for $60 million.

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Luke Maye on decision to return to UNC: Time to finish the right way

Thu, May 24, 2018

No. 5 Duke 74, No. 9 UNC 64On Instagram Thursday morning, North Carolina junior forward Luke Maye announced his decision to return to the Tar Heels for a senior season.

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Duke schedules 3-game exhibition trip to Canada

Thu, May 24, 2018

No. 5 Duke 74, No. 9 UNC 64Duke is giving freshman R.J. Barrett a homecoming trip this summer.

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'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson

Thu, May 24, 2018

Trump_13077President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction.

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UNC falls to Pitt 5-4, will not advance to ACC tourney semis

Thu, May 24, 2018

UNC vs. Pitt 2018 ACC TournamentNo. 12 seed Pittsburgh beat No. 1 seed North Carolina 5-4 Wednesday to sweep Pool A and earn a spot in the ACC Tournament semifinals Saturday.

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Trump suggests NFL players who kneel shouldn't be in US

Thu, May 24, 2018

Trump_13077President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem.

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Ovechkin, Capitals headed to Stanley Cup Final vs. Vegas

Thu, May 24, 2018

Capitals_Lightning_Hockey_85324Alex Ovechkin is thrilled, though hardly satisfied.

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