Sports

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 10:13 AM

Erik Jones wins NASCAR Trucks race in Iowa

No one could beat Erik Jones on restarts in Iowa.


Jun. 20, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Shooting better than his age

Odell Brady shot his age, actually one stroke lower than his age, for the first time in his golf career Wednesday at Quail Ridge Golf Course.


Jun. 20, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Piedmont Bass Classics crowns spring champs

The duo of Chad Craven and Ben Cannon won the day while Jaime Fajardo and Josh Hooks won the trail points title as the Piedmont Bass Classics held its PBC Spring Championship


Jun. 20, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Kurt and Kyle Busch facing different Chase prospects

Kyle Busch had just won a NASCAR Xfinity race — his first time back on that series after being injured in a February accident — when he confidently eyed the next day's Sprint Cup event.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 07:33 PM

Spieth sets the target at Chambers Bay

One major apparently isn't enough to satisfy Masters champion Jordan Spieth.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 06:35 PM

Getting the bats going

Deep River Northview's 8U all-star team hit around its batting order in back-to-back innings, which is even tougher to do with an 11-man batting order


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Rivera pleased with QB Newton's development this offseason

Ron Rivera said the Carolina Panthers are well ahead of where they were last season in terms of preparation for the season in large part due to the health of quarterback Cam Newton.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 10:03 AM

MLB: A-Rod gets to 2,999 hits in Yankee win

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez reached 2,999 hits with a pair of singles, and Carlos Beltran and Brett Gardner each had two-run homers, leading the New York Yankees to a 9-4 victory over the Miami Marlins.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 10:01 AM

Stenson, Johnson share US Open lead; Tiger shoots 80

One mystery was solved Thursday in the U.S. Open.Chambers Bay can be as hard as the USGA wants it to be.


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 07:10 PM

Stenson, Johnson share early lead in US Open at Chambers Bay

The first time Henrik Stenson saw Chambers Bay, he walked the course without playing it. The Swede did just fine with clubs in his hand Thursday in a rousing start to the U.S. Open.


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 03:02 PM

All-star level defense

The sporting cliche goes "defense wins championships," and while Deep River Northview's 8U all-star team has a few games and a long, hot weekend to go to get to a championship, defense got the home team off to a good start


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

MLB: Yankees win as A-Rod nears 3,000 hits

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez singled twice to raise his career hits total to 2,997, Michael Pineda carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

Neymar sent off after Colombia beats Brazil 1-0 in Copa America

Taking advantage of a bad night by Neymar, Colombia defeated Brazil 1-0 in the Copa America on Wednesday, keeping its quarterfinal hopes alive in the South American tournament.


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 11:56 AM

France, England and South Korea progress at Women's World Cup

France scored early and often to reach the last 16 at the Women's World Cup, England also progressed while South Korea came from behind to eliminate Spain in Wednesday's dramatic conclusion to the group stage in Canada.


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets bring new players along

From kids brand new to the sport, to veterans of the camp up to ladies who will be new junior varsity or varsity Lady Yellow Jackets in a little less than two months, a big group of campers have turned out


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Pinehurst documentary airing tonight

“Pinehurst’s New Golden Age: No. 2 and the Championships,” a new documentary produced by TenMayflower Productions, will debut on UNC-TV (PBS) at 10 tonight.


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 04:25 PM

Mickelson arrives at US Open still seeking elusive title

Phil Mickelson loped off the first tee at Chambers Bay early Tuesday, the morning sun still hidden within a slate-gray sky, when two women with snow-white hair squealed in delight.


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 10:59 AM

Warriors win NBA title, down LeBron, Cavs 105-97 in Game 6

As the final seconds ticked off and the Warriors began bouncing in celebration on their bench, Stephen Curry looked up and saw LeBron James coming at him.


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

MLB: Cardinals hack a close win vs. Twins

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hours after a federal investigation into possible computer hacking by the Cardinals became public, St. Louis extended its winning streak to five by beating the Minnesota Twins 3-2


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 10:55 AM

Aguero gives Argentina 1-0 win over Uruguay in Copa America

Sergio Aguero scored early in the second half to give Argentina an important 1-0 win over defending champion Uruguay


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 10:54 AM

US, Cameroon and Australia advance at Women's World Cup

The United States beat Nigeria 1-0 to secure top place in its group at the Women's World Cup, while Australia and Cameroon got the results they needed to also reach the knockout stages on Tuesday.


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Brinker and McCurry win Sanford Member-Guest

Sanford Golf Course and the Sanford Men’s Golf Association hosted the SMGA Member-Guest Tournament on Saturday and Sunday.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 07:56 PM

Deep River Northview hosting all-star tourney

Deep River Northview Optimist Park will field its 8U all-star team and welcome nine more teams from around central North Carolina beginning tonight for the N.C. Eastern Division Cal Ripken Area 1 Tournament.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 06:11 PM

Inventive is just one word used to describe US Open course

Jordan Spieth didn't take long when asked for one word to describe a U.S. Open course where trains rumble loudly by, holes can change from one par to another, and players sometimes search for little white markings to see if they're actually on a green.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 06:09 PM

Japan held to 0-0 by Singapore in Asian World Cup qualifier

Japan was held to a surprising goalless draw by visiting Singapore while Guam pulled off only its second World Cup qualifying win when it beat India 2-1 on Tuesday.