Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

'Raging Bull' delivers outside ring as classic sports film

Fri, May 01, 2020

T25_Sports_Movies_Raging_Bull_24459Jake LaMotta was a straight-ahead brawler, so determined to wreak havoc every time he entered the boxing ring that he handed the great Sugar Ray Robinson his first loss.

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LeBron James to honor Class of 2020 with all-star event

Thu, April 30, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_LeBron_James_Graduation_90391LeBron James is putting together an all-star event to honor and celebrate the high school class of 2020, which has had its graduation season upended by the coronavirus pandemic.

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NASCAR becomes first major sport to return, will start (without fans) on May 17

Thu, April 30, 2020

Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR becomes the first major sport to return to action, debuting May 17 with a Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. The May schedule will continue on May 19 with an Xfinity Series race and on May 20 with a Cup Series race also at Darlington Raceway, all leading up to the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte on Memorial ....

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Josh Hall to sign with agent skip NC State for NBA draft

Thu, April 30, 2020

NC State Wolf head logoNC State lost another 'none-and-done' player on Thursday with Josh Hall's decision to sign with an agent and stay in the NBA draft.

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Extra Effort Where Are They Now: Clayton's Darren Banks

Thu, April 30, 2020

Darren Banks Extra Effort New Pic31 years ago, Clayton High School quarterback Darren Banks was a recipient of the Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award. So, where's life taken him since then?

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Former ECU linebacker, Shaw, Jack Britt star selected No. 1 overall in CFL draft

Thu, April 30, 2020

ECU stumbles to Cincy in season finale, 19-16Former East Carolina linebacker Jordan Williams, who completed his Pirate career in 2017, was selected by the B.C. Lions as the No. 1 overall pick in the Canadian Football League Draft on Thursday night.

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Brownlow's Mailbag: Coach K's successor, NIL, UNC football expectations and more

Thu, April 30, 2020

UNC Football's new locker roomIn this week's Twitter Mailbag, Lauren Brownlow answers your burning questions like who will Coach K's successor be and Paw Patrol or PJ Masks? Plus, she looks into UNC's reasonable expectations in football this year, the implications of the NIL legislation and more.

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Little League World Series canceled for first time

Thu, April 30, 2020

Little_League_World_Series_Baseball_93120This year's Little League World Series and the championship tournaments in six other Little League divisions have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Giglio: Smooth search for Steve Forbes a win for Wake Forest and John Currie

Thu, April 30, 2020

John CurrieGiven the timing of Danny Manning's firing, you figured Wake Forest athletic director John Currie had a plan for the Deacs' next basketball coach.

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KC uses 5th-year option on Mahomes, works on long-term deal

Thu, April 30, 2020

Steinberg's_Comeback_77631The Kansas City Chiefs insist Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes will play for them for the foreseeable future.

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