Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Bengals release QB Dalton, clear way for Burrow to lead

Thu, April 30, 2020

Bengals_Dalton_Released_Football_36377The Bengals cleared the way for Joe Burrow to lead the team by releasing quarterback Andy Dalton, who holds several of the franchise's passing records but couldn't lead Cincinnati deep into the playoffs.

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Hall of Famer Dawson deals with coronavirus as a mortician

Thu, April 30, 2020

Dawson_Funeral_Home_92549The man consoling mourners and directing his staff at Paradise Memorial Funeral Home might look familiar if he wasn't wearing a mask.

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WRAL's Jeff Hogan hoping to run 30th marathon soon

Thu, April 30, 2020

WRAL Jeff Hogan crosses half-marathon finish lineJeff Hogan, WRAL morning anchor, explains how he got hooked on marathons.

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Swofford, all of college athletics looking at 'moving target' as to when to start up again

Wed, April 29, 2020

ACC's Swofford: 'We're on a run' not often seen ACC commissioner John Swofford joined The OG to talk about the NIL legislation, the ACC Tournament returning to Greensboro, various scenario-planning for college football and what the G League means for college basketball.

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Skeptics loom as NCAA builds guardrails around compensation

Wed, April 29, 2020

NCAA_Athlete_Compensation_53380For more than 60 years, NCAA leaders have insisted college athletes had to be amateurs and to be amateurs they could not be paid for being athletes — by anybody.

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Baseball Hall of Fame cancels induction ceremony

Wed, April 29, 2020

Hall_of_Fame-Induction_Ceremonies_Canceled_Basebakll_48436Derek Jeter, Larry Walker and the rest of this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class will have to wait another year for their big moment at Cooperstown.

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Giglio: New NIL report isn't progress from NCAA, it's more of the same

Wed, April 29, 2020

Athlete_Compensation_61930Thanks to some legal wrangling and legislative pressure, the NCAA is finally agreeing to take some obstacles away for athletes to make money off of their name, image and likeness. But let's not confuse Wednesday's report on NIL rights with what it really is.

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No decisions on summer, fall sports from NCHSAA amid coronavirus pandemic

Wed, April 29, 2020

Football State Championship Press Conference (Dec. 12, 2018)There have been no decisions made about the future of high school sports in North Carolina this summer or fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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NCCU basketball welcomes two transfers

Wed, April 29, 2020

NCCU transfersThe North Carolina Central University men's basketball program has added two student-athletes to the squad as transfers.

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Checkers release statement after reports surface that Hurricanes will change AHL affiliate

Wed, April 29, 2020

Charlotte CheckersReports have emerged that the Carolina Hurricanes are going to change their AHL affiliate from the Charlotte Checkers to the Chicago Wolves, and the Checkers issued a statement in response to that on Wednesday.

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