NASCAR would be hard-pressed to find many fans who don't prefer the drama and intrigue of the new, knockout qualifying format over the old system of single-car runs.
Al Jefferson scored 26 points and Kemba Walker added 24 as the Charlotte Bobcats won their seventh straight game at home, defeating the Denver Nuggets 105-98 on Monday night.
Alex Black scored 22 points, and Chattanooga beat Davidson 71-45 on Monday to win the Southern Conference championship and clinch a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Jason Capel has been let go after four seasons at Appalachian State.
North Carolina State's T.J. Warren and Duke's Jabari Parker were unanimous selections Monday to the all-Atlantic Coast Conference team. They were joined by North Carolina's Marcus Paige, Syracuse's C.J. Fair and Clemson's K.J. McDaniels.
Jewell Loyd scored 18 of her 26 points in the second half, and No. 2 Notre Dame capped its perfect first run through the Atlantic Coast Conference by beating No. 10 Duke 69-53 on Sunday night in the league tournament final.
James Sinclair hit two 3-pointers in overtime and had 26 points as fifth-seeded Western Carolina upset top-seeded Davidson 99-97 in the semifinals of the Southern Conference tournament Sunday.
T.J. Warren scored a career-high 42 points to help North Carolina State beat Boston College 78-68 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Given a second chance to celebrate the conclusion of Maryland's final regular-season game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the fans at Comcast Center swarmed toward midcourt as the final buzzer sounded.
Brad Keselowski surged ahead on the final lap when Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel, claiming a dramatic victory Sunday in the NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Sophomores earned both Player of the Year honors and many more all-conference players will return for the next basketball season, or two, in the Cape Fear Valley Conference as the league's coaches announced the conference's 2013-14 honors following Union Pines bowing out of the ladies' state tournament Thursday night.
Eleven Bar East Ranch in northern Lee County is used to hosting elite riders and ropers from throughout the region, and even the nation.
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Women's basketball - Big South Conference Tournament final at Conway, S.C. - TBA
In only his second year on the PGA Tour, Patrick Reed already is used to playing in the final group on Sunday — and winning.
Central Carolina Community College’s Chatham County Campus will be hopping on March 29 when the CCCC Foundation hosts the Third Annual Rabbit Run 5K and Children’s Fun Run. A fun addition to the event this year is the Dog Run.
Brad Keselowski overcame electrical trouble and held off Kyle Busch on Saturday to win the Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the first time.
Freshman Jabari Parker had a season-high 30 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 Duke past No. 14 North Carolina 93-81 Saturday night.
Tricia Liston scored 17 points and Ka'lia Johnson hit the go-ahead free throws with 44.1 seconds left to help No. 10 Duke rally past No. 13 North Carolina 66-61 in Saturday's semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Top-seeded High Point held on for a 73-69 victory over Campbell Saturday evening in the semifinal round of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship at the HTC Center.
Jewell Loyd scored 16 points to help No. 2 Notre Dame beat No. 14 North Carolina State 83-48 in Saturday's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals.
Coastal Carolina 66, VMI 62
Garrius Adams saved his best performance for his last regular season home game.
Davidson 77, Samford 54
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Patric Young scored 18 points in his final home game and No. 1 Florida routed 25th-ranked Kentucky 84-65 Saturday
The New York Rangers are playing playoff hockey right now, according to newly acquired Martin St. Louis, who set up Derek Stepan's winning goal in a 4-2 victory over Carolina on Friday night.
When Michael Jordan speaks, people still listen.
The Charlotte Bobcats owner praised his team during a pregame locker room speech Friday night, but warned his players it's only going to get tougher from here on out.