Lindsey McLeod earned her way to the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games by being a champion bowler at the state level.
Pinehurst's Josh Martin was one of two golfers to shoot 70 Wednesday in the second round of the 36th Junior Boys North and South Championship at Pinehurst No. 8.
Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Dutch rider Lars Boom won a chaotic, crash-marred fifth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday marked by the withdrawal of defending champion Chris Froome after his second fall in two days.
With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.
Nobody ever expected this.
Golfers from South Africa, California and Charlotte lead or share the lead through the first of three rounds in the two Junior North and South Championship tournaments after play at Pinehurst No. 6 and Pinehurst No. 8 Tuesday.
Lee County Track Club athlete Chelan Stanford will compete in her second straight USA Track and Field Region 3 Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships Thursday-Saturday at Durham County Stadium.
O'Neal student-athletes Rebecca Wooddell, Dylan Andrews and Joseph Taylor, all of Lee County, earned all-conference recognition from the Cape Fear Independent Conference for their spring sports seasons.
Marcel Kittel sprinted to his third stage victory at the Tour de France on Tuesday, while defending champion Chris Froome had a scare in a crash that scuffed up his left side and wrist before a tough day ahead on cobblestones.
The Sanford Spinners won their third straight game and improved to 8-1 in their Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League season with a 4-1 win over Southern Lee Monday night at Lee County High School.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Davis snapped a lengthy slump with a tiebreaking homer in the 11th inning, part of a six-run uprising that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Washington Nationals 8-2 on Monday night.
At this point, the top Tour de France sprint star might be called Sir Marcel.
There was no eye contact, nothing to indicate any reconciliation. The breakup of LeBron James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was beyond bitter.
Charlotte Hornets rookie guard P.J. Hairston is scheduled to appear in Durham County Court next month on misdemeanor charges of assault and battery following an altercation at a pickup basketball game on Sunday.
When the sky opened for a third time during the rain-rescheduled race at Daytona and teams pulled out car covers to wait out the weather, it seemed the right time for NASCAR to put the Coke Zero 400 out of its misery.
Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presence and resurgent play.
It had been more than 15 years since the iconic No. 43 drove to Victory Lane.
The Argentines didn't need a late winner from Lionel Messi this time, settling in to protect a 1-0 margin against Belgium that earned them a first trip to the World Cup semifinals in 24 years.
The day race at Daytona International Speedway ended up at night. And now the night race will go off during the day.
Kasey Kahne nipped Regan Smith at the Daytona International Speedway finish line Friday night for his first Nationwide Series victory since 2007.
What it lacks in beauty, Brazil's World Cup team is making up for with backbone.
David Gilliland has won the pole for the Sprint Cup race Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway after rain shortened qualifying.
A small rain shower caused a seven-car accident during Nationwide Series qualifying at Daytona International Speedway.
It had been 31 years since a driver won both Daytona races in the same season when Jimmie Johnson pulled off the Sprint Cup Series sweep. A year later, his teammate wants to complete the feat.
Andrew Dorn admits to rushing the tap-in.