Sports

Jul. 02, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

Tigers, Porcello blank Oakland

DETROIT (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched a four-hitter for his second straight shutout, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 3-0 victory over the Oakland A's on Tuesday night.


Jul. 02, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Louisville officially becomes an ACC member

Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich just smiled looking at the housewarming package the Atlantic Coast Conference laid out — it confirmed his belief the Cardinals made the right move by joining the ACC.


Jul. 02, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Cavs make a splash with max deal for Kyrie

Kyrie Irving isn't going anywhere.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 07:01 PM

U.S. World Cup ends with 2-1 OT loss to Belgium

They captured the eyes and hearts of a suddenly awakened soccer nation, who gathered in unprecedented numbers to watch the world's game.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Hoosier shoots 65 to lead North and South

Hoosier underclassman Will Seger tallied six birdies in his last 12 holes finishing with a 6-under-par 65 in the opening round of the 114th Men's North and South Amateur Championship Tuesday at Pinehurst No. 8.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Four decades in the game

In more than 3,300 Major League games he umpired, Al Clark threw Cal Ripken Jr. out of a game — one of three times it happened to the baseball's all-time iron man.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 06:52 AM

Germany, France advance to quarterfinal meeting

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Andre Schuerrle and Mesut Ozil scored in extra time Monday to lead Germany to a 2-1 win over Algeria and into a World Cup quarterfinal match against France.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 06:50 AM

Arrieta takes no-no into 8th, Cubs beat Boston 2-0

BOSTON (AP) — Jake Arrieta held the Red Sox hitless until Stephen Drew singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat Boston 2-0 on Monday night in the opener of only the second series between the teams at Fenway Park since 1918.


Jun. 30, 2014 @ 05:49 PM

UNC: NCAA to reopen probe into academic misconduct

North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham said Monday that NCAA investigators will take another look into academic misconduct at the school.


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Young Camel wins 38th Brick Capital Classic

Sanford Golf Course PGA pro David Von Canon and many of the course's members who love playing in the Brick Capital Classic each summer call the Classic, "Sanford's little U.S. Open"


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Keselowski hungry for another NASCAR championship

Brad Keselowski will have to fine-tune his victory celebrations after a shattered champagne bottle left him with a bloodied and bandaged right hand.


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 03:12 PM

Keselowski wins for 2nd time at Kentucky Speedway

Brad Keselowski won't soon forget an eventful Saturday night in which the same right hand that held the winner's trophy was soon bloodied and bandaged after he broke a champagne bottle celebrating.


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Brazil needs PKs, post to reach last eight

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals on Saturday with a 3-2 shootout win over Chile following a tense and thrilling battle that ended 1-1 after extra time.


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Getting down in the mud

Individuals and teams, along with groups of individuals who had no choice but to become teams on the fly, ran, crawled, climbed, slipped, waded and slid to make it through a 5K course around Devil's Ridge Motocross


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Moms of youth players get football cram course

Four dozen women snap selfies in the New York Giants locker room. They examine the pros' helmets and shoulder pads, then head to the field house to do drills.


Jun. 28, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Britt's 66 leads Brick Capital Classic

West End amateur Sherrill Britt fired a 5-under-par 66 to lead by three strokes after day one of the 38th Annual Brick Capital Classic Saturday at Sanford Municipal Golf Course.


Jun. 28, 2014 @ 06:49 AM

Yankees blank Boston, 6-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Vidal Nuno rebounded from two awful starts to pitch two-hit ball into the sixth inning, Kelly Johnson and Brett Gardner hit consecutive homers, and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 6-0 Friday night in the opener of a series between struggling powers.


Jun. 28, 2014 @ 06:46 AM

US ready to take on Belgium in World Cup

Now that the U.S. has survived the so-called "Group of Death," it's time for sudden death: the knockout phase of the World Cup.


Jun. 28, 2014 @ 06:42 AM

Woods misses cut in Tour return

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Tiger Woods was back. Just not for very long.


Jun. 28, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Broadway Red wins all-star title

Broadway Optimist Club hosted an invitational tournament for 7-8 year-old all-star teams last Friday-Sunday. The tournament was organized by Jason Burroughs, head coach of the Broadway Allstars Blue.


Jun. 27, 2014 @ 03:22 PM

Lady Jacket finishes second in state championship

Siranon Shoomee, a rising junior at Lee County High School, concluded four days of exceptional play by falling in the final match, to Salisbury's Grace Yatawara 3 and 2, Friday morning in the 18th North Carolina Junior Girls Championship played at Starmount Forest Country Club.


Jun. 27, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

Hornets take PF Vonleh; get SG Hairston in trade

The Charlotte Hornets are becoming a pipeline to the NBA for Hoosiers.


Jun. 27, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

U.S. team has made a splash

When the World Cup group stage draw was announced in December, a friend and I texted and agreed that if the United States got four points out of its opening games against Ghana and Portugal, they’d have a pretty solid chance of going through.


Jun. 27, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

IN THE DRAFT: "Great Expectations"

“Great Expectations” is a classic novel written by Charles Dickens. It is considered by many to be his most important work because of its story relating to social and economic issues in the early 19th century


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

Cavs take Wiggins with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Andrew Wiggins of Kansas was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.