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Sep. 02, 2014 @ 03:49 PM

USA, Coach K fell New Zealand, remain unbeaten in World Cup

Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Duke TE Reeves readies for Alabama homecoming

DJ Reeves, now a redshirt junior, is Duke’s starting tight end as the Blue Devils head to his home state to play at Troy on Saturday night (7 p.m., ESPN3.com).


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

College football: Latest media, coaches' polls; UNC in T-25

Texas A&M mades a big jump in the AP Top 25 poll Tuesday after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Fedora nods — it's Williams as UNC's starting QB

There's no doubt about who will start under center for UNC gainst San Diego State this weekend..


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Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

GameDay: High School Football (Season 2, Episode 1)

Herald-Sun reporter Mark Donovan interviews Hillside High School football coach Antonio King to kick off the second season of GameDay: High School Football.  Watch the video to hear King's thoughts on the Hillside Hornets' upcoming football season.


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Gallery-"Meet the Blue Devils Day" , in Pascal Field House.

"Meet the Blue Devils Day", in Pascal Field House. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Aug. 03, 2014 @ 10:30 PM

GALLERY: Meet the Heels

Fans lined up to meet with members of the 2014 North Carolina football team during the annual "Meet the Heels" event on Saturday, August 2, 2014.

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Sep. 02, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

Tuesday Duke football notes

Hot night ahead, Troy coach offers insight into Cutcliffe's Duke program, McCaffrey loves playing inside


Duke football morning after notes

Duke sends message


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Aug. 30, 2014 @ 08:03 PM

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Those headed to the N.C. Central-East Carolina game should read this.


Worst times, best times

NCCU's Moton says worst times are best times


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Sep. 02, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

My AP Top 25 ballot: Texas A&M replaces Washington

Texas A&M, which had the best win of the week (on the road against a top 10 team) replaced Washington, who barely edged Hawaii.


Extra notes from UNC-Liberty

UNC DT Farmer cleared to play


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Aug. 29, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

Southern vs. Hillside, 7:30 tonight, NCCU's O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium

It's Southern and Hillside tonight (Friday, Aug. 29) at 7:30 p.m. at N.C. Central's O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium — enough said.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 08:23 PM

Young Bullz shoot their way to national championship

These Durham Bullz rallied to win it all.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 11:51 PM

THE CHAMPS ROLL

SOUTHERN RIDES POWERFUL ARM OF HINTON, STINGY DEFENSE TO WIN IN OPENER


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 01:47 AM

Sharp runs for 335; Mellott saves day for Carrboro

Carrboro quarterback Rowe Mellott blocks last-gasp Cedar Ridge field goal try to preserve 39-38 Carrboro victory in game marked by return from injury of Jaguars' star RB Trai Sharp, who rushes for staggering 335 yards.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 01:35 AM

Jones-less Orange gets win, but fails to dominate Person

The visiting Panthers of the Big Eight 3-A Conference beat Roxboro Person 27-14. The final score projected a rather convincing Orange win. But the Panthers did not look like the dominant squad Orange coach Pat Moser fielded a year ago, when they played in the state 3-AA semifinals.


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Aug. 30, 2014 @ 06:09 PM

Wolfpack roars back to edge Ga. Southern in 2014 opener

Jacoby Brissett threw for 291 yards and three second-half touchdowns to help N.C. State beat Georgia Southern 24-23 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:25 AM

Virginia Tech preseason outlook


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:21 AM

UNC preseason outlook


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:17 AM

N.C. State preseason outlook


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Miami preseason outlook


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Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 PM

Ex-Tar Heel star Raymond Felton takes felony plea, avoids jail

Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail.


Jul. 20, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

Crouching Tiger can't get right

Tiger, Tiger, Tiger ...


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 07:19 PM

Stephenson: Ear-blowing incident doesn’t define me

Lance Stephenson doesn’t want to be known as the guy who blew in LeBron James’ ear. Stephenson said during his introductory news conference Friday in Charlotte he’s “a little upset” that the ear-blowing incident in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against Miami is how some people have defined him as a player.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

McIlroy and Woods deliver in first round of British Open

Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open. A lovely summer day in England with abundant sunshine and minimal wind allowed him to attack Royal Liverpool. He made half his six birdies on the par 5s and kept bogeys off his card. And on the day Tiger Woods made a promising return, McIlroy took the lead with a 6-under 66, his best score in nearly two years at a major.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Hornets add former Pacers' guard Stephenson

Lance Stephenson is bringing his swag to Charlotte. The controversial shooting guard has agreed to a $27 million, three-year deal with the Hornets, according to a person familiar with the contract. The deal includes a team option for the third season.


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Jul. 18, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

McIlroy and Woods deliver in first round of British Open

Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open. A lovely summer day in England with abundant sunshine and minimal wind allowed him to attack Royal Liverpool. He made half his six birdies on the par 5s and kept bogeys off his card. And on the day Tiger Woods made a promising return, McIlroy took the lead with a 6-under 66, his best score in nearly two years at a major.


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Bull City Open seeks players, sponsors

The John Avery Boys & Girls Club will be among the beneficiaries of the Bull City Open Golf Championship in August.


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 08:32 PM

Alaina Yeatts eliminated in N.C. Junior Girls' semifinal

UNC Wilmington signee and former Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill golf star Alaina Yeatts was eliminated in the semifinals of the Carolinas Golf Association’s N.C. Junior Girls’ Golf Championship at Starmount Forest Country Club here Thursday.


Jun. 25, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

Trinity's Alaina Yeatts advances in N.C. Junior golf

Recent Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill graduate Alaina Yeatts is the lone survivor among four area qualifiers at the Carolinas Golf Association’s N.C. Junior Girls’ Championship at Starmount Forest Country Club here Wednesday.


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Tiger still Tiger, even for 35 minutes on driving range

About two dozen photographers lined up in a row on the range Tuesday at Congressional, a reminder that golf is different when Tiger Woods is around. And that was before Woods even arrived to hit balls for 35 minutes.