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.
Matt Kenseth was in Canada when J.D. Gibbs sent him the results of their appeal to NASCAR to reduce sweeping penalties against Joe Gibbs Racing.
Denny Hamlin has no doubt he'll stay in the car for the entire Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Lee Christian closed out its baseball season with a 3-2 victory over visiting O'Neal on Thursday afternoon.
Led by Zane Lewis carding a 75 and finishing third individually, Southern Lee's boys' golf team earned its way to the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament on Thursday by taking third place at the 3A Mideast Regional Tournament at Deep Springs Country Club.
Home runs by junior second baseman Shaela Churchill and Big South Freshman of the Year catcher Courtney Klingler aided Campbell to a 4-3 victory over Gardner-Webb on Thursday evening at the Big South Championship at Winthrop's Terry Field.
Marian Hossa scored twice to back a strong effort by goalie Corey Crawford, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-1 Thursday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-1.
Rookie center fielder Juan Lagares robbed Andrew McCutchen of a go-ahead hit in the top of the ninth inning, then pinch-hitter Mike Baxter's single in the bottom half sent the New York Mets over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Thursday night.
Jason Kipnis, Nick Swisher and Mark Reynolds hit indisputable home runs and Scott Kazmir struck out 10 in six innings, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 9-2 win over Oakland on Thursday and a four-game sweep of the Athletics.
Colin Moran has grown from the top freshman in the country to one of the nation's most dangerous hitters and a top draft prospect for No. 1 North Carolina.