Sports: Colleges

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

Turner takes leading role on UNC's veteran offensive line

North Carolina fifth-year senior Landon Turner is wrapping up a tumultuous career marked by NCAA investigations, two coaching changes, an overhaul to a no-huddle offense, even a postseason ban that kept the Tar Heels out of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game in 2012.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 11:52 PM

Team USA blanks Cuba in another pitchers' duel

Team USA defeats Cuba in 2-0. 


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

NCCU adds tight ends coach

N.C. Central hired Carl Funderburk as the Eagles' tight ends coach, the school announced Thursday.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Lack of new deal for UNC's Hatchell angers supporters

While three other UNC coaches, including Roy Williams, received contract extensions, Hatchell hasn't as her program is part of NCAA scandal


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:42 PM

USA, Cuba ready for baseball series

World powers play five games this week, including two at DBAP Thursday and Friday


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:00 PM

Blue Devils’ Tomlinson named ACC’s top male athlete for 2014-15

Football All-American, now with Detroit Lions, picks up ACC honor


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 07:48 PM

Hurricanes owner Karmanos selected for Hockey Hall of Fame

Hurricanes CEO and owner Peter Karmanos named to Hockey Hall of Fame.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 07:21 PM

QB prospect says he’ll go to UNC, not Duke

East Lincoln quarterback Chazz Surratt committed to play football at Duke. Now he plans to play both football and basketball at UNC.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 10:34 PM

Duke stars Okafor, Winslow go in top 10

Philadelphia snares Okafor at No. 3, while Miami gets Winslow at No. 10. Tyus Jones selected by Cleveland at No. 24 and traded home to Minnesota.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

Duke stars keep delivering memories

Three players from the Blue Devils' basketball program are expected to get selected in the first round of tonight's NBA Draft.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 08:34 PM

UNC names senior woman administrator

And a gutter ball for N.C. Central's bowling team in this installment of "Fanfare."


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 10:42 PM

USBWA creates award fit for a Dean

The Dean Smith Award will honor individuals who make a difference through basketball.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 06:07 PM

NCCU athletics report favors swap of women’s teams

N.C. Central University trustees on Wednesday endorsed the idea of replacing the school’s women’s bowling team with a women’s golf team, starting in the 2016-17 school year.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

NBA BECKONS: NCAA champs Okafor, Winslow, Jones await draft calls

Top-five NBA Draft picks, like Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow are expected to be, are guaranteed to make no less than $9.7 million over the next three years. If fellow freshman Tyus Jones goes at No. 20, around where he’s projected, he would make $2.6 million over the next two seasons even if his third-year option isn’t picked up.


Jun. 23, 2015 @ 05:58 PM

Building on title keeps Coach K, staff busy

New freshmen arrive on campus this week to begin work toward title No. 6