Sports

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Passing the game along

Sanford Golf Course’s week-long Junior Clinic capped off by the Sanford Exchange Club’s Parent-Child Tournament the Saturday after the clinic ends has become one of the most anticipated times


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Pinehurst No. 2 welcoming 115th North and South

Summer in Pinehurst doesn’t always include U.S. Opens. For going on 115 years though, it has meant North and South amateur championship tournaments.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Kyle Busch grabs 1st win of season as comeback rolls on

After two practice sessions at Sonoma Raceway, Kyle Busch spent an evening icing his surgically repaired left foot.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:39 AM

Maggert wins US Senior Open for 2nd senior major title

Jeff Maggert is moving into an elite class on golf's senior circuit.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:33 AM

Golf: Bubba Watson wins Travelers in a playoff

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to outlast Paul Casey and win the Travelers Championship for the second time.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:32 AM

MLB: Met pitcher drives in four runs in debut

NEW YORK (AP) — In an astonishing debut, Steven Matz became the only major league pitcher to drive in four runs in his first career game while leading the New York Mets to a 7-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Salahuddin eyes healthy return at linebacker for Wolfpack

M.J. Salahuddin was perfectly positioned to earn a leading role on North Carolina State's defense when a knee injury knocked him out for the season. He's ready to try again.


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft

Connor McDavid's favorite hockey player is Sidney Crosby. His favorite non-skating athlete is LeBron James.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 07:40 PM

Golf: Maggert, Langer lead through three rounds at U.S. Sr. Open

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Brian Harman birdied the 18th hole Saturday for a 5-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over fellow Georgia left-hander Bubba Watson and Canadian Graham DeLaet in the Travelers Championship.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 12:22 PM

Brick Capital Classic washed out until September

Heavy thunderstorms Friday night into Saturday morning forced the postponement of the 39th Annual Brick Capital Classic before some 133 golfers turned out for the traditional weekend at Sanford Golf Course.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

Golf: Watson, Maggert, Fowler lead U.S. Senior Open

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson shot a 3-under 67 on Friday to maintain a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Travelers Championship.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Allmendinger looks to pounce on NASCAR's 1st road course

AJ Allmendinger knows the stakes on Sunday: Win on the road course at Sonoma Raceway and he earns a spot in NASCAR's championship race.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

US defeats China 1-0, plays Germany in World Cup semifinals

Carli Lloyd finally was able to express her creativity on field.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 09:55 AM

Argentina tops Colombia 5-4 in shootout, reaches Copa semis

After dominating regulation without scoring and squandering two chances to win a shootout, Argentina advanced past Colombia and will play Brazil or Paraguay next week in the Copa America semifinals.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 09:52 AM

MLB: Scherzer dominates for Nats again

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Max Scherzer took a perfect game into the sixth inning in his bid to become the second pitcher in major league history to throw two consecutive no-hitters and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 Friday night.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

McCurry cards G Pro Tour victory

Jonathan McCurry won his first G Pro Tour tournament of the tour's 2015 season on Thursday, needing a birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff for the victory, at Forest Oaks Country Club.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Fighting Camel football sets game times for new season

Campbell has finalized kickoff times for its full 11-game 2015 football schedule.

 


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 04:55 AM

76ers take Duke's Okafor with 3rd pick in NBA draft

The Philadelphia 76ers were thinking big yet again on draft night, selecting Duke center Jahlil Okafor with the third pick on Thursday night.

 

Jun. 27, 2015 @ 04:53 AM

Hornets take Wisconsin's Kaminsky with 9th pick

Frank Kaminsky grew up in the Chicago area, the walls of his bedroom decorated with posters of Michael Jordan.

 

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 01:21 PM

MLB: Mets need shutout to end losing skid

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jacob deGrom gave up four hits in eight innings, and the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 on Thursday to stop a seven-game losing streak, their longest since April 2011.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

65-year-old Tom Watson leads U.S. Senior Open

Tom Watson has accomplished more in golf than most players ever will. The 65-year-old nearly pulled off a feat Thursday even he had never done: shoot his age in a major championship.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 01:11 PM

Golf: Bubba Watson, Tom Watson gain early leads

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson hit to inches on the final hole for the last his nine birdies in an 8-under 62 on Thursday in the first round of the Travelers Championship.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 01:09 PM

Guerrero scores 3 and Peru beats Bolivia 3-1 to reach semis

Paolo Guerrero's hat trick led Peru to a 3-1 win against Bolivia on Thursday, securing a place in the semifinals of the Copa America.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Lee County Panthers go to Jimmy Raye camp

It was a blazing hot summer afternoon, but football season's less than two months away all over North Carolina and the Lee County Panthers were getting ready for the season thanks to the Jimmy Raye Youth Foundation Football Camp