Sports: Pro Sports

Jul. 29, 2013 @ 10:18 PM

Clippers top Bulls on costly error

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.


Jul. 19, 2013 @ 10:10 PM

Fanfare-Colleges: A look at college and other sports news in brief

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.


Jul. 17, 2013 @ 10:16 PM

UNC’s Moran makes mark in pro debut

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.


Jul. 16, 2013 @ 11:53 PM

Rivera enters early, helps AL win All-Star game

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.


Jul. 16, 2013 @ 11:49 PM

Belnome, Martin, Yates set for All-Star Game

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.


Jul. 15, 2013 @ 08:19 PM

UNC staff ready for Harvey’s All-Star debut

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.


Jul. 03, 2013 @ 11:30 PM

Figueroa, Bulls rip Knights

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.


Jul. 03, 2013 @ 06:42 PM

Belnome, Martin, Yates selected as IL All-Stars

Third baseman Vince Belnome, starting pitcher J.D. Martin and reliever Kirby Yates will represent the Durham Bulls in the Triple-A All-Star Game, the International League announced on Wednesday.


Jul. 02, 2013 @ 11:45 PM

Bailey's 2nd no-hitter sends Reds over Giants

Another hard-throwin' Texan has developed a knack for no-hitters. Homer Bailey threw his second in 10 months and the first in the majors this season, pitching the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.


Jul. 02, 2013 @ 11:37 PM

Anderson delivers walk-off win in 10th inning

Leslie Anderson delivered just what the Durham Bulls needed in the 10th inning Tuesday night against the Columbus Clippers, driving in pinch runner Tim Duncan for a 6-5 victory at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


Jun. 30, 2013 @ 08:35 PM

Matt Kenseth wins Sprint Cup race at Kentucky

Kenseth wins his season-high fourth race of the Sprint Cup season


Jun. 29, 2013 @ 11:07 PM

Avalanche looking at MacKinnon for 1st pick

The Colorado Avalanche own the top pick in the NHL draft and a whole lot of options. Nathan MacKinnon and Seth Jones. Jonathan Drouin and Aleksander Barkov. They are the top candidates to go first Sunday at the Prudential Center.


Jun. 29, 2013 @ 10:57 PM

Rain washes out NASCAR race at Kentucky

Rain Saturday night forced NASCAR to postpone the Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway until today.


Jun. 29, 2013 @ 10:54 PM

Williams, Djokovic show who's No. 1 at Wimbledon

As the sun set on the opening week of Wimbledon, just about the only seeding that truly signified something was No. 1. That's the number beside the names of Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic, who turned in nearly perfect performances back-to-back Saturday on Centre Court to cap nearly perfect runs to the fourth round at the All England Club, while chaos reigned all around them.


Jun. 27, 2013 @ 11:39 PM

Bullock cashes in with Clippers

Reggie Bullock’s gamble appears to have paid off. The North Carolina junior declared for the NBA draft two months ago without a first-round guarantee, going against the advice of Coach Roy Williams.