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Sep. 15, 2014 @ 06:47 PM

48 HRS. — divided by 2

Southern, lately, is always ready, set.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

ECU can score, Tar Heels know it

UNC's players haven't forgotten how ECU came into Kenan Stadium last year and gained 603 yards in a 55-31 win.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:38 PM

Duke injuries not as severe as feared for Johnson, Patrick

Leg injuries not likely to keep them out for the season


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Eagles strive to start better

Strong fourth quarters are fine, but NCCU wants to play well early as well


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Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:11 PM

Gallery-Duke freshman Shaun Wilson has 245 yards, and 3 TD

Duke freshman Shaun Wilson 12 car., 245 yards, 3 TD The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:21 AM

GALLERY: Durham Bulls v. Pawtucket Red Sox, Governors' Cup Final Game 4

The Pawtucket Red Sox defeated the Durham Bulls 4-2 in 13 innings at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, forcing a decisive Game Five. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

Gallery-The Durham Bulls in Game three of the Governors’ Cup at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park

The Durham Bulls leads the Pawtucket Red Sox 2-1 in Game three of the Governors’ Cup. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Sep. 15, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Duke women add international recruit

Spain's Angela Savaldores commits to join Blue Devils in 2015


Duke football Morning After

Duke's Jefferson back on court


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Sep. 12, 2014 @ 01:03 PM

GameDay | NCCU

Charlotte vs. N.C. Central


PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Worst times, best times


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Sep. 14, 2014 @ 08:50 AM

My AP Top 25 ballot: ECU in, Virginia Tech out

ECU's win over Virginia Tech put the Pirates into the rankings and knocked out both the Hokies and Ohio State, 


My Top 25 ballot: Virginia Tech leaps into rankings

My AP Top 25 ballot: Texas A&M replaces Washington


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Sep. 15, 2014 @ 06:47 PM

48 HRS. — divided by 2

Southern, lately, is always ready, set.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 01:53 AM

Pinnix & Co. simply too much for Carrboro

Northwood quarterback Ti Pinnix made his return a memorable one. Pinnix, who sat out last week’s game due to injury, threw for 310 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another 162 yards and two TDs, as the Chargers ran up more than 600 yards offense in a 56-14 blowout of visiting Carrboro Friday.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:35 PM

Riverside, Chris Howell each pick up 1st football victory

To win some you have to lose some. That’s the case as least if you believe Riverside High School first year football coach Christopher Howell, who talked about that after his Pirates defeated Cedar Ridge High School 33-13 Friday in Hillsborough to claim their first victory of the season.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 01:27 AM

Prep Football Roundup: Granville Central wins; Person, ECH fall

South Boston (Va.) Halifax County scored two touchdowns in the first eight minutes and never trailed in a 42-29 victory at Roxboro Person Friday.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:51 AM

Hillside drops 3rd tight home game to state power

Another tough opponent handed Hillside a disappointing loss on Friday night. Defending state 4-A champion Greensboro Dudley prevailed 12-9 thanks to a late fourth-quarter touchdown by sophomore quarterback Hendon Hooker.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:18 AM

Visiting Panther Creek grounds winless Falcons

Jordan’s lack of focus Friday led to a 41-0 shutout loss at home against Cary Panther Creek (2-1). The loss dropped Jordan to 0-4 on the season.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

Tay Jones runs for 203 yards as 4-0 Orange routs Graham

Big Eight 3-A Conference Panthers crush Mid-State 3-A Conference Red Devils 54-14 in homecoming for Orange coach Pat Moser, who won at state 1-A title at Graham.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 10:12 PM

Millbrook just too hot for Northern to handle, 46-7

Millbrook (3-1) rode the power legs of senior back Marcus Marshall (17 carries, 223 yards, three touchdowns) and the arm of quarterback Reid Herring (16-22-1, 159 yards, two touchdowns) to an easy win over the Knights (0-4).


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 11:49 PM

Southern comeback drops powerhouse Scotland County

Southern High School rode a late two-touchdown rally here Thursday night to take down down perennial state power Scotland County 34-28. ... In Fayetteville, Granville Central routed Village Christian Academy 46-0. ... Both games were moved up a night because of threatening weather.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 02:02 PM

Granville Central moves football game to tonight (weather)

Granville Central football coach and athletic director John Hammett announced today that the Panthers have rescheduled Friday night's scheduled game at Fayetteville Village Christian to tonight (Thursday, Sept. 11). Game time is 7 p.m. in Fayetteville.


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Sep. 15, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

ECU can score, Tar Heels know it

UNC's players haven't forgotten how ECU came into Kenan Stadium last year and gained 603 yards in a 55-31 win.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Duke women add international recruit

Spain's Angela Savaldores commits to join Blue Devils in 2015


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:54 PM

Golden again

Team USA rolls to World Championship behind Kyrie Irving, Coach K


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Eagles strive to start better

Strong fourth quarters are fine, but NCCU wants to play well early as well


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:38 PM

Duke injuries not as severe as feared for Johnson, Patrick

Leg injuries not likely to keep them out for the season


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Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

P.J. Hairston court date continued to Nov. 14

Nine games into the upcoming NBA regular season, the Charlotte Hornets have a 9 p.m. tip with the Phoenix Suns. Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston is due in Durham County District Court that morning, Nov. 14. He was supposed to be in court Friday, Sept. 12, but his case has been delayed again.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Patriots-Panthers do battle in preseason game 3 Friday

The Carolina Panthers to play starters for about half of Friday, Aug. 22, NFL exhibition at Foxborough, Mass., against the New England Patriots.


Aug. 08, 2014 @ 03:18 PM

No resolution in Hairston case

Unless P.J. Hairston’s lawyers settle out of court regarding his misdemeanor charge of assault and battery, the NBA rookie has a Sept. 12 Durham County District Court date.


Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Fanfare: Hillside, Southern, Orange football ranked in state's top 15

CarolinaGridiron.com has ranked the top 15 high school football programs in North Carolina in each of four attendances classifications. Locally, Hillside is ranked No. 15 in 4-A, defending state 3-AA champion Southern is ranked fourth and Orange is ranked 10th in 3-A. ... Duke's Boutier falls in round of 32 at U.S. Women's Am ... Duke leads all ACC schools on academic honor roll ... Landon Donovan to retire ... Kevin Love to join Cavaliers, NBA sources say. ... Ex-UNC star Felton suspended by NBA.


Aug. 09, 2014 @ 09:21 PM

RORY ROARS AHEAD

LATE BIRDIE LIFTS McILROY OUT OF LOGJAM AND INTO SOLE PGA LEAD

Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship.

Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship.

“It’s a great position to be in,” he said.

He’s just not used to it being so crowded at the top.

McIlroy has won all three of his majors with the lead going into the final round — by eight shots at the 2011 U.S. Open, three shots at the 2012 PGA Championship, six shots last month at the British Open.

Now comes another major test for Boy Wonder — a Sunday shootout.

More rain in the morning at Valhalla allowed for a deluge of birdies in the lowest scoring round in PGA Championship history. Six players had a share of the lead at some point. McIlroy could see it on the leaderboard. He could hear it on a golf course resounding with cheers from every corner.

 

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Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Haas goes wire-to-wire, wins Carolinas PGA event at Duke

Wake Forest University men’s golf coach Jerry Haas on Thursday won the 2014 Carolinas PGA Professional Championship at Duke University Golf Club.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

Colombian gains win in final regular-season event of FedEx Cup race


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 06:42 PM

Nick Watney grabs one stroke lead at Wyndham Championship

Nick Watney birdied the final hole for a 5-under 65 and a one-stroke lead Saturday after the third round of the Wyndham Championship.

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Aug. 16, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Slocum, Langley share 2nd round lead at Wyndham Championship

Heath Slocum needs a strong finish at the Wyndham Championship to earn a spot in the PGA Tour’s postseason. Scott Langley might not be on the playoff bubble — but he sure knows how his friend is feeling.

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Aug. 14, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

VILLEGAS IN LEAD

N.C. NATIVES SIMPSON, McGIRT A STROKE BACK AT WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP

Camilo Villegas got away from golf for a little while, and his game came back.

A recharged Villegas shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Wyndham Championship.

North Carolina natives Webb Simpson and William McGirt shot 64, and Scott Langley, Heath Slocum, Paul Casey, Andrew Loupe and Martin Laird were another stroke back in the final event before the PGA Tour’s playoffs.

Villegas hasn’t won since 2010 and has only two top-10 finishes in the last three years.

After pulling out of the Canadian Open after one round last month, he spent the past week back in his native Colombia for “a little recharge” — leaving his clubs behind in Florida.

“I just thought it was appropriate to hop on a plane and see mom and dad and recharge a little bit,” Villegas said.

It helped him make a late charge up the Sedgefield Country Club leaderboard.

Starting on the back nine, he had three early birdies before getting even hotter late: He followed his birdie on the fourth with an eagle on the par-5 fifth, placing his second shot about 3 feet from the stick.

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