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Jan. 24, 2015 @ 09:19 PM

FIGHTING SPIRIT: Hobbled Tar Heels hold off Seminoles

Florida State kept hanging around looking to steal one in the Dean E. Smith Center, but No. 15 North Carolina got enough buckets down the stretch to hold off the Seminoles 78-74 Saturday.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

NCCU shows heart in last-second win; home streak at 30

Senior Karamo Jawara, who finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds, took a short-range shot but it clanked off the rim. As the ball careened away from the basket and toward players from each team clashing for the rebound, Jordan Parks boxed out his man, grabbed the ball and put it back up for the winning basket 11 seconds to spare.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 09:35 PM

NCCU out-possessions Coppin State

When a game seems out of reach, the lead insurmountable, North Carolina Central women’s coach Vanessa Taylor simplifies things for her team. Instead of using points, she coaches in possessions. And in N.C. Central’s 59-58 win against Coppin State Saturday afternoon, Taylor’s coaching methods did just the trick.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 05:23 PM

ROAD TO 1,000: Kryzyzewski’s strength is his ability to adapt

Mike Krzyzewski has 999 wins in his 40-year coaching career. But there's a side of Krzyzewski that goes a long way to explaining why he has a chance to become the first Division I men’s college basketball coach to win 1,000 games when Duke plays St. John’s at Madison Square Garden today (2 p.m., WRAZ).


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Jan. 24, 2015 @ 05:45 PM

GALLERY- Florida State at North Carolina basketball.

Florida State at North Carolina basketball. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 10:44 PM

Gallery-Jordan High School battle Northern High school at Jordan.

Jordan High School battle Northern High school at Jordan. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jan. 19, 2015 @ 09:38 PM

GALLERY-Pittsburgh at Duke basketball and Duke Mike Krzyzewski's 999 win.

Pittsburgh at Duke basketball. Duke Mike Krzyzewski's 999 win. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Jan. 04, 2015 @ 01:03 PM

Calhoun leaving Duke women's team

Freshman starting guard will transfer to another Division I school


Duke's Cash will explore NFL

Duke: No offer from Michigan to Cutcliffe


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Jan. 19, 2015 @ 11:19 PM

NCCU takes down Hampton on the road

NCCU overcomes a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat Hampton and remain the MEAC's lone undefeated team.


Defense keys NCCU win over IUPUI

EAGLES EXTRA: NCCU tuning up


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Jan. 23, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

UNC's Pinson out with broken foot

Freshman is averaging 3.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game


UNC makes Chizik hire official

SICK TIME


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Jan. 24, 2015 @ 02:28 PM

East Chapel Hill staves off Hillside rally

East Chapel Hill never trailed Friday night as it knocked off PAC-6 4-A rival Hillside 51-50 late Friday to improve to 2-2 in conference play, but the outcome was up in the air until the closing seconds.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Big Eight 3-A basketball: Orange finds offense to stun Gibbons

A fired up Orange did what no other Big Eight team has accomplished this year — shocked Cardinal Gibbons 83-74 for the Crusaders’ first conference loss. The Panthers bled Cardinal Gibbons for a season-high points-against to improve to 5-3 in conference play. Crusaders’ 6-4 forward Logan Bugg nailed an insane 10 3-pointers and had a game-high 38 points.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 01:53 PM

PAC-6 baskeball: Practice pays off for Thompson, Falcons

When senior guard Josh Thompson drove through Northern’s defense on the way to the hoop with time running down, he said the only thing on his mind was getting the shot off. Thompson barely saw the ball fall through the net when the buzzer sounded and he was mobbed by Jordan students and fans who rushed the floor in celebration of the Falcons’ 65-63 victory.


Jan. 23, 2015 @ 09:19 PM

Jordan sweeps Northern

Jordan took both the girls and boys games against Northern Friday night. 


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 09:29 PM

Tigers top Gibbons to stay unbeaten in Big Eight

Reigning 3A state champion Chapel Hill keeps on rolling


Jan. 19, 2015 @ 09:47 PM

Riverside bests Kinston in inaugural girls' game of MLK Classic

After much discussion, Riverside coach Alicia Jones convinced organzers of the Martin Luther King Classic to include a girls' game. Her team won 47-40. 


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 09:36 PM

100 is magic number as Vikes sweep to The Belt mat duals title

South Granville turned in a perfect 5-0 performance and dumped East Wake 48-22 to claim first place Saturday in The Belt team duals wrestling tournament.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Chapel Hill boys hand Southern its 1st Big Eight loss

Chapel Hill is making a bold statement in the Big Eight 3-A Conference. Far from folding after a shocking loss to underdog Orange a week ago, the Tigers are back on the prowl. Southern felt the sting with its first conference loss late Friday, falling 66-48 on its home court.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 11:54 AM

DA packs house for injured players

Overwhelming support for injured Durham Academy basketball players during Cavaliers win on "Silent Night."


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

Chapel Hill girls too much for Southern in 66-39 win

Chapel Hill gets a breakout game from Jessica Wall and the top spot in the Big Eight 3-A Conference.


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Jan. 24, 2015 @ 09:35 PM

NCCU out-possessions Coppin State

When a game seems out of reach, the lead insurmountable, North Carolina Central women’s coach Vanessa Taylor simplifies things for her team. Instead of using points, she coaches in possessions. And in N.C. Central’s 59-58 win against Coppin State Saturday afternoon, Taylor’s coaching methods did just the trick.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

NCCU shows heart in last-second win; home streak at 30

Senior Karamo Jawara, who finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds, took a short-range shot but it clanked off the rim. As the ball careened away from the basket and toward players from each team clashing for the rebound, Jordan Parks boxed out his man, grabbed the ball and put it back up for the winning basket 11 seconds to spare.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 09:20 PM

Madison Square Garden: Duke's home on the road

If there’s any arena not named Cameron Indoor Stadium where it’s appropriate for Mike Krzyzewski to claim a milestone win, it’s New York’s Madison Square Garden. He played there during his own college basketball playing career at Army in the late 1960s. He’s won 25 games there as Duke’s coach, including claiming his 903 career win on Nov. 25, 2011, to become Division I men’s college basketball’s all-time wins leader.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 05:23 PM

ROAD TO 1,000: Kryzyzewski’s strength is his ability to adapt

Mike Krzyzewski has 999 wins in his 40-year coaching career. But there's a side of Krzyzewski that goes a long way to explaining why he has a chance to become the first Division I men’s college basketball coach to win 1,000 games when Duke plays St. John’s at Madison Square Garden today (2 p.m., WRAZ).


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 09:19 PM

FIGHTING SPIRIT: Hobbled Tar Heels hold off Seminoles

Florida State kept hanging around looking to steal one in the Dean E. Smith Center, but No. 15 North Carolina got enough buckets down the stretch to hold off the Seminoles 78-74 Saturday.


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Jan. 21, 2015 @ 08:23 PM

Sandberg named Bulls manager

Jared Sandberg, familiar with the Tampa Bay Rays organization as a whole and the Durham franchise in particular, was named the Bulls new manager on Wednesday.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Fanfare: Rivers traded to Clippers

Austin Rivers has joined the Los Angeles Clippers to play for Doc Rivers in the first father-son, player-coach combination in NBA history.


Jan. 08, 2015 @ 10:03 PM

Hurricanes score 4 in 2nd, send Sabres to 6th straight loss

Jeff Skinner scored one of Carolina’s four goals in the second period, and the Hurricanes beat Buffalo 5-2 on Thursday night, sending the Sabres to their sixth straight loss.


Dec. 29, 2014 @ 10:07 PM

Sekac, Eller lift Canadiens to 3-1 win over Canes

Jiri Sekac and Lars Eller scored second-period goals, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Monday night.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 11:04 PM

AP source: Former UNC baseball player Seager, Mariners agree on $100M, 7-year deal

Former UNC baseball player Kyle Seager and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a $100 million, seven-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Monday.


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Jan. 06, 2015 @ 01:12 PM

Duke's Boutier moves to No. 1 in worldwide women's golf amateur rankings

Junior Celine Boutier of the Duke women’s golf program has moved to the No. 1 slot in the latest women’s world amateur golf ranking system that lists the top female amateur golfers in the world.


Nov. 14, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Fedora to Tar Heels: Don't let 2014 season slide away

North Carolina’s Ryan Switzer isn’t worried about the Tar Heel football bandwagon getting lighter now that basketball season has begun. The UNC (4-5, 2-3 ACC) football team has work to do, Switzer says, beginning with today’s homecoming game (12:30 p.m., WRAL) against ACC and Coastal Division rival Pittsburgh (4-5, 2-3 ACC).


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Two-man duel headlines SAS Championship this weekend

Bernhard Langer is the prohibitive favorite to win the Charles Schwab Cup. Colin Montgomerie says he’s figured out a way to catch him. Both players are in the field for this week’s SAS Championship and Montgomerie figures he needs to win two of the final four Champions Tour events to make up the 633-point deficit. The tournament is being played Friday-Sunday at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary.


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