They say par is a good score in a major. If that's true next week at the PGA Championship, then Tiger Woods has already done his share of preparation.
For the third time in her career, former Duke All-American Brittany Lang was named one of 12 members of the U.S. Solheim Cup Team on Sunday after the Women’s British Open at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.
The Durham Bulls were looking for their 10th win at home against the Gwinnett Braves on Sunday. Bulls pitcher Merrill Kelly, facing the Braves for the fourth time in six starts and aiming to keep his record perfect against Gwinnett, gave up just four hits while posting seven strikeouts. But it was Braves starter Yohan Flande who stole the show, scattering three hits while striking out eight through eight innings for a 4-1 win in International League action at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Through five innings of Friday night’s rain-plagued game at Fifth Third Park, the Durham Bulls and Toledo Mud Hens were tightly matched with a pair of runs and six hits each. But that’s where the similarity ended, as the Mud Hens pounded Bulls starter Jake Odorizzi (8-5) in the sixth inning on the way to an 8-2 victory to prevent a sweep of the four-game series.
Former N.C. Central defensive end Xavier Proctor has signed a contract with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League, the team announced Thursday.
Former Southern High School center Julian Gamble, who played basketball for the University of Miami, departed for France on Wednesday to begin his professional basketball career.
Shelley Duncan scored three runs and blasted his 10th home run of the season as the Durham Bulls got five of their nine hits from the bottom of the order in a 6-2 victory over the Toledo Mud Hens on Tuesday night at Fifth Third Field.
On a night when Durham pitchers gave up just six hits, one wild throw is all the Columbus Clippers needed to survive with a 5-4 victory over the Bulls on Monday night at Huntington Park.
NCCU football announces schedule change, moving game from Saturday Oct. 12 to Thursday Oct. 10 to accomodate national TV broadcast. Nov. 2 game will also be televised nationally.
Colin Moran knows how to make a strong first impression. The North Carolina product homered in his first professional at-bat Wednesday as the Single-A Greensboro Grasshoppers defeated the Charleston RiverDogs 4-3 at NewBridge Bank Park.
Mariano Rivera reported for work an inning early, and walked off to a fitting tribute. Summoned in the eighth to make sure he would pitch in his final All-Star game, the New York Yankees' indomitable closer tossed a perfect inning and soaked up a pair of standing ovations while helping the American League to a 3-0 victory over the National League on Tuesday night at Citi Field.
Pacific Coast League President Branch Rickey III knew when he first saw the blueprints for Reno Aces Ballpark back in 2007 that the downtown, riverfront stadium wouldn’t have to wait too long to host the annual Triple-A All-Star game.
North Carolina coach Mike Fox never has been to the All-Star Game. Then again, he’d never had a player give him tickets. That will change today. Fox, pitching coach Scott Forbes and recruiting coordinator Scott Jackson will be at Citi Field in New York to watch former Tar Heels star Matt Harvey start for the National League.
Cole Figueroa pounded out three hits and drove in a pair of runs to lead four Durham batters with multiple hits as the Bulls beat the Charlotte Knights 5-1 on Wednesday night at Knights Stadium.