Sports

Jul. 14, 2014 @ 09:16 AM

Keselowski dominates in New Hampshire victory

Brad Keselowski hopped out of his car and grabbed an oversized broom to give a playful sweep of all the confetti already collected around his Ford.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 09:14 AM

Germany basks in 4th World Cup after 24-year wait

It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Race Team Alliance open for NASCAR owners to join

The Race Team Alliance is not only open for business, the ownership clique is ready for new members.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Jazz match Charlotte offer for Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward is staying in Utah after all.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Camel hoops slated to play in Buckeye Classic

Campbell men's basketball head coach Kevin McGeehan announced last week Campbell will participate in the Buckeye Classic exempt event early on in the 2014-15 basketball season.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

N.C. Wildlife Commission sets migratory game bird seasons

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved the season dates for dove and other webless migratory game birds, as well as September seasons for Canada geese and teal.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Grubb hurdles over new challenge

Lee County High student Nicholas Grubb is new to track and field. He's gone all-out into the new sport, and into an event - an event which can't be found in a high school meet - which his Lee County Track Club coach calls "grueling."


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the tournament's best team.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

Johnson, McGirt on top at John Deere

For the past five years, Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker have had a near-monopoly on the John Deere Classic.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 11:47 AM

Martin takes 3-shot lead at Women's British Open

Mo Martin has a plan for every golf course she plays, and it's working at Royal Birkdale.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Angels hand Texas its sixth straight loss

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Garrett Richards allowed five hits over seven innings to extend his personal winning streak to seven decisions as the Los Angeles Angels handed the Texas Rangers their sixth consecutive loss, 3-0 on Friday night.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

NC State's Yow undeterred by frustrating season

North Carolina State athletic director Debbie Yow knew it would not be easy to build the Wolfpack into one of the nation's best overall sports programs.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Durham hosting all-star events; game on Wed. night

Durham and Durham Bulls Athletic Park will host the Triple-A All-Star Game and a full lineup of events beginning today leading up to the all-star game set for Wednesday night.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

White Sox agree to deal with No. 3 pick Rodon

The Chicago White Sox have reached a deal with left-handed pitcher Carlos Rodon on a minor league contract that includes a nearly $6.6 million signing bonus.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Summer camp invites grown-ups into the fun

It was tough to tell who was having the most fun and burning the most energy - the campers, the camp counselors or the campers' parents - Thursday evening during Camp Voyager's first Family Fun Night at B.T. Bullock Elementary School.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:44 PM

LeBron James says he's returning to Cavaliers

LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

Recari, Ryu share lead at Royal Birkdale

Beatriz Recari finished with three straight birdies Friday for a 5-under 67, matching the best score at Royal Birkdale to share the lead with So Yeon Ryu during another tough day of scoring at the Ricoh Women's British Open.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:27 PM

Montgomerie leads after first day of Senior Open

Colin Montgomerie declared Bernhard Langer the favorite heading into the U.S. Senior Open.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

Kershaw fires 3-hitter for Dodger win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw's scoreless streak ended at 41 innings when he gave up a home run to Chase Headley, but the Los Angeles ace pitched a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts to lead the Dodgers over the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Thursday night.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: One win gives Almirola Chase spot

I have been saving this topic. We all have been waiting for this moment to arrive and it finally did at Daytona.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 06:03 PM

Kocher, Dunne win Jr. North and South titles

David Kocher is a closer.

Kocher came into the final round of the 36th Junior Boys North and South Championship one stroke back of the lead


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Greipel wins 6th Tour de France stage in a sprint

Sprint specialist Andre Greipel won a drizzly sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as crashes again thinned the pack of support riders for rivals hoping to strip Vincenzo Nibali of the yellow jersey.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Sanford welcomes TYGA tour stop

Lee County High golf standout Walter Brinker had no problem around his home course Thursday as talented young golfers from all over the state visited Sanford Golf Course for a stop by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association for one of the TYGA's one-day tournament summer events.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

The World Cup's second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

All-star Scherzer leads Tigers by Dodgers

DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched seven impressive innings, outdueling Zack Greinke and helping the short-handed Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday.