Sports

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

Brissett eager for N.C. State debut vs. Ga. Southern

Jacoby Brissett hopes he plays better against Georgia Southern than his former Florida teammates did.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

Michigan shrugs off bad memories of Appalachian St

Drake Johnson will never forget it.

He was sitting in an Ann Arbor gas station in his father's car


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Area scores: Jackets strike twice in second half vs. Jets

Boys soccer
Lee County 2, Jordan-Matthews 0


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.

His return from a three-week hiatus isn't so simple.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Aggie offensive records blowout South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Panthers blank Steelers 10-0 in preseason finale

Cam Newton plans to have a very different view the next time he sees the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Angels win in 10 while A's protest

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Yellow Jackets seek second big start

Ben L. Smith (0-1, 0-0 All Metro) at Lee County (1-0, 0-0 Cape Fear Valley) - 7:30 p.m.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Cavaliers face big Charger challenge

Northwood (1-0, 0-0 Big Eight) at Southern Lee (1-0, 0-0 Cape Fear Valley) - 7:30 p.m.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

County rivalries lined up tonight

North Moore (1-0) at Union Pines (1-0) - 7:30 p.m.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

College Football Playoff era begins

A new era in college football is here.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Kenseth likes title chances despite lack of wins

Matt Kenseth was a five-time winner this time last year and an established championship threat. He doesn't feel any less confident about his title chances this season even though he has not visited Victory Lane.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:22 AM

Charlotte overpowers early Camel energy for 33-9 win

Facing Charlotte for the second straight season opener, for the start of Mike Minter's second season as Campbell's head football coach, the Fighting Camels made everything tougher on the 49ers than last year's 52-7 Niner win in Charlotte - for a half.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

Florida St.-Oklahoma St. headlines ACC opening weekend

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 1 of the season:


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 02:44 PM

Area scores: Former Tri-9 mate edges Yellow Jackets, 1-0

Boys soccer
Middle Creek 1, Lee County 0


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Maria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at US Open

A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:45 AM

Pirates top St. Louis, tighten wild card race

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Camels open gridiron campaign vs. Charlotte tonight

Campbell opens its 2014 season hosting Charlotte at 7 p.m. tonight at Barker-Lane Stadium.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Recovery: Not a myth, part 2

A periodized training cycle is most simply defined as a three-week build and one-week benchmark/recovery plan.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Rebuilding Wake Forest braces for seasoned Louisiana-Monroe

Wake Forest is rebuilding with a new coach, a true freshman quarterback and new starters at a range of key positions.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 02:34 PM

Lady Falcons keep hot start going

In two battles of the Falcons Tuesday evening at Lee Christian School, Lee Christian's volleyball team and O'Neal's soccer team both remained perfect on their seasons.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 02:07 PM

Bumgarner's 1-hitter gives S.F. 3-0 win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched a one-hitter and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 02:03 PM

Area scores: Crusaders net 5-0 win to go to 5-0

Boys soccer
Grace Christian 5, Burlington Christian 0