Sports

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 10:18 AM

Panthers' Martin contemplates retirement after back injury

Carolina Panthers offense tackle Jonathan Martin, the lineman harassed during the Miami Dolphins' 2013 bullying scandal, is contemplating retirement following a back injury.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 10:17 AM

MLB: Rodriguez turns 40 and homers as Yankees win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez homered on his 40th birthday, helping the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Monday night.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 02:27 PM

Busch stays cool under pressure to get elusive Indy victory

 NASCAR's hottest driver kept his cool on Sunday.


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

ACC football takes stage in the preseason

The ACC 2015 Football Kickoff was very exciting. Being able to meet and interview the standout ACC players who came was a neat experience for me, especially as a high school football player.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 02:26 PM

Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

The scouts packed the seats behind home plate, and Cole Hamels put on quite a show. The lanky left-hander was dominant on a picturesque afternoon at Wrigley Field.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 02:25 PM

MLB: Mets snap Greinke's streak and edge Dodgers

NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Greinke's shutout streak ended at 45 2/3 innings when the Mets scored the first of two scratch runs against him, and New York beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Sunday


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 02:24 PM

Golf: Day claims Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Jason Day birdied the final three holes to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, spoiling David Hearn's bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 02:22 PM

Mexico wins 7th Gold Cup title with 3-1 victory over Jamaica

Andres Guardado scored again, with no penalty kick needed this time, and his teammates finally managed some goals, too.


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

2015 ACC football schedules


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Without new deal, Johnson committed to winning for Hendrick

Jimmie Johnson wants to kneel down and kiss the Indy bricks for a fifth time.


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

NASCAR drivers adjusting to new rules package at Brickyard

A new rules package for Indianapolis Motor Speedway provided visibility issues for drivers. More troubling for NASCAR, though, is that after nearly five hours of practice Friday


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz and Biggio ready to enter Hall

Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. Together, pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and multi-talented Craig Biggio left a remarkable imprint on baseball.

 

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

MLB: Kazmir helps Houston right away

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Scott Kazmir pitched seven strong innings in his Houston debut, leading the Astros to a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

Golf: Canadian Open, Sr. British Open and more

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Chad Campbell shot a 9-under 63 on Friday in the Canadian Open to take a two-stroke lead over Brian Harman.


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Young Deacons still face long road

An inexperienced and rebuilding Wake Forest football team under a new head coach played exactly the way those descriptions would suggest last year. The Demon Deacons finished last in the Atlantic Division.


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Brinkley motors to two more victories


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Hope Mills tops West Chatham in state final

Hope Mills knocked off West Chatham twice Thursday night to win the North Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone (age 11-12) State Tournament.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 02:29 PM

Gordon honored at boyhood home before final Brickyard 400

Jeff Gordon felt right at home Thursday back in small-town Indiana.

 

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 02:20 PM

Chiefs hang on against Cavalier rally

The Southside Cavaliers fought back from a 7-0 hole, all the way to a 7-7 score, but a Hollywood Chief run in the bottom of the sixth was enough to give the Chiefs


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

MLB: Another Kershaw gem keeps Dodgers rolling

NEW YORK (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched a three-hitter, retiring the first 18 batters in his second shutout of the season, as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 3-0 on Thursday night.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 10:56 AM

Golf: Grillo's 64 leads Canadian Open after one round

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Argentina's Emiliano Grillo shot a bogey-free 8-under 64 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Canadian Open.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

New questions, better answers?

The last two football seasons have been the best back-to-back years ever for Duke.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

Clemson QB leads Tigers on All-ACC team

Clemson led all schools with five selections to the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team which was voted on by members of the media and announced by the ACC Thursday.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

West Chatham reaches Dixie state final

West Chatham remained undefeated and reached the championship game of the North Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Getting the “next level” perspective

Basketball players from Southern Lee, Lee County and Chatham Central, along with area middle schools, learned from someone who’s known what it takes to get to the next level, the collegiate level, for the last 25-plus years at the Next Level Camp Tuesday night.