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Raleigh's John Wall headed to Cleveland to consult with a hand specialist.
Durham loses all four games in a home series
Durham strands 14 runners, strikes out 17 times in 8-4, 11-inning loss to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Tony Creecy Jr. played at Southern High School and N.C. State. He'll try to catch on in the National Football League with the New England Patriots.
Former UNC basketball player Vince Carter doesn't get off the ground like he used to, but he still has game.
Desmond Lawrence, who played football at Southern High School and at N.C. A&T State University, has a chance to catch on in the NFL with the Detroit Lions.
Duke QB Anthony Boone, WR Issac Blakeney, DE Jordan DeWalt-Ondijo and OL Takoby Cofield ink NFL pacts Saturday night as undrafted free agents, as does UNC CB Tim Scott.
Taylor Motter’s double in the fourth inning sparked a five-run outburst to help the Durham Bulls beat Lehigh Valley 9-3 on Wednesday night.
A major part of Duke’s improvement on the football field over the last five years, Laken Tomlinson is set to take the Blue Devils program to another place not seen in a couple of decades.
Only the most loyal of the 2,583 Bulls’ fans in attendance at the DBAP Monday night stuck it out until the end, witnessing a 5-1 Bulls’ victory over the International League South leading Charlotte Knights in the first of a seven game home stand.
North Carolina forward J.P. Tokoto’s recent decision to forego his senior season and enter the NBA Draft surprised a lot of people. Not James Michael McAdoo. McAdoo faced the exact same choice last year — come back to UNC for his senior season or embark on an uncertain path. Even after being undrafted and spending most of his rookie year in the D-League, McAdoo said recently he was happy with his decision to go pro. Of course, it helps that he was speaking from the locker room at Golden State, the No. 1 seed in the West, which enters the playoffs at home today (3:30 p.m., WTVD) against the No. 8 seed New Orleans Pelicans.
Duke senior Elizabeth Williams earned a seat in Mohegan Sun
Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, for the Women's National Basketball
Association draft Thursday evening.
A night after getting shut out in their rainy home opener, the Durham Bulls managed to piece together a few more hits against Norfolk on Thursday.
Duke senior Elizabeth Williams is not expected to have to wait long to hear her name called in the first round of the WNBA draft.