NASCAR has suspended two crew members for failing random drug tests.
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
Southern Lee was in seventh place, led by Matthew Honeycutt shooting a 75, through the first round of the NCHSAA 3A State Championships Monday at Foxfire Golf and Country Club in Foxfire Village.
Patrice Bergeron tied it with 51 seconds left in regulation then scored the game-winner 6:05 into overtime on Monday night to give Boston a 5-4 victory over the Maple Leafs in Game 7 as the Bruins turned back Toronto's comeback with a rally of their own.
LeBron James scored 27 points and the Miami Heat nearly matched a franchise record for points allowed in a playoff game, pounding the listless and short-handed Chicago Bulls 88-65 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-0 Monday for a doubleheader split.
Justin Upton snapped a 14-game homerless drought and had four hits to help the Atlanta Braves rout the Diamondbacks 10-1 on Monday night in his return to Arizona.
It's game day at Wake Forest University and Landon Baucom (LCHS) is busy getting his uniform ready, going through pre-game preparations, hydrating and running his game plan through his head. Baucom, however, is not the starting quarterback on the gridiron or point guard on the basketball team, but his presence at Wake Forest University athletic events for the past four years carries nearly as much weight, especially amongst the faithful black and gold fans.
When Joe Gibbs publicly addressed the illegal part found in Matt Kenseth's engine, the team owner was respectful of NASCAR's inspection process but adamant about the importance of not sullying Joe Gibbs Racing's reputation over an infraction he insisted was not intentional.
Receiver Torry Holt and basketball players Tommy Burleson and Ronnie Shavlik are headed into North Carolina State's sports hall of fame.
USC Upstate says a former North Carolina State athletic director will be the temporary leader of its athletic programs.
The Sanford Men's Golf Association played its 3 Club and a Putter event on Saturday at Sanford Golf Course.
Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula believes Cam Newton is ready to take a big step forward entering year three, providing he can manage the ups and downs that come with the job.
Matt Kenseth is quickly showing how well he fits in at Joe Gibbs Racing.
Union Pines 4, Southern Guilford 3
Lady Viking junior Lexie Coxe hit a two-out RBI double bringing Kellie Poindexter around from first to score in the bottom of the seventh inning giving Union Pines the victory in the first round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament Friday night in Cameron.
Overhills junior Kayla Mitchell won the state championship in the 100-meter hurdles and Western Harnett junior Mateius Brown won the state title in the discus at the NCHSAA 3A State Track and Field Championships at North Carolina A&T Saturday.
Friday afternoon’s state tournament soccer match at Grace Christian was going to be a first one way or the other.
LeBron James came on strong down the stretch to finish with 25 points, Chris Bosh added 20 points and 19 rebounds, and the Miami Heat followed up the most lopsided playoff win in franchise history with a 104-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Shelby Miller gave up a leadoff single then retired 27 in a row for his first career complete game, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Jon Lester pitched a one-hitter Friday night, allowing only Maicer Izturis' two-out double in the sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox broke a three-game losing streak with a 5-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Nick Ray's two-out RBI single in the bottom of the 13th scored Elijah Trail and pushed No. 30 Campbell past Liberty, 2-1, Friday night at Jim Perry Stadium.
Kurt Busch ended up on top at Darlington Raceway a week after finishing upside-down at Talladega.
Kyle Busch figured it'd be easy to run his own program on the Nationwide Series after all the wins he'd racked up for Joe Gibbs Racing.
NCHSAA 1A first round
- North Moore 15, Union Academy 7
- South Stokes 3, Chatham Central 2
Triton rallied from a 6-0 hole, taking the lead in a sudden two-inning span, and advanced through the first round the NCHSAA 3A State baseball tournament with a 7-6 victory over Southern Lee Friday night.