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Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:43 PM

No. 17 Blue Devils tame Panthers 62-45

The Duke women's basketball team has won 142 consecutive games at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 12:02 PM

Key reserve Sulaimon dismissed from Duke's basketball team

Duke junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon has been dismissed from the Blue Devils basketball program. He remains in good academic standing and is expected to finish the spring semester.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:27 PM

Spartans, Cardinal Gibbons split

The Southern boys' basketball team made it two wins in a row But the Lady Spartans fell to Cardinal Gibbons.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:56 PM

Four consecutive home games highlight Duke football schedule

Duke plays its first two ACC games at home this season. The week after facing the Yellow Jackets, the Blue Devils welcome Boston College to Wallace Wade Stadium on Oct. 3.

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Jan. 19, 2015 @ 09:38 PM

GALLERY-Pittsburgh at Duke basketball and Duke Mike Krzyzewski's 999 win.

Pittsburgh at Duke basketball. Duke Mike Krzyzewski's 999 win. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jan. 18, 2015 @ 09:08 PM

GALLERY: North Carolina v. Virginia Tech, 68-53

North Carolina beats Virginia Tech 68-53 on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 at the Smith Center.

Jan. 16, 2015 @ 09:17 PM

GALLERY-Chapel Hill at Southern girl basketball.

Chapel Hill at Southern girl basketball. The herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Duke 2015 football schedule released

Blue Devils open season on a Thursday night in New Orleans

Calhoun leaving Duke women's team

Duke's Cash will explore NFL

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Jan. 19, 2015 @ 11:19 PM

NCCU takes down Hampton on the road

NCCU overcomes a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat Hampton and remain the MEAC's lone undefeated team.

Defense keys NCCU win over IUPUI


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Jan. 23, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

UNC's Pinson out with broken foot

Freshman is averaging 3.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game

UNC makes Chizik hire official


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Jan. 10, 2015 @ 02:06 PM

Big 8 3-A: Orange boys upset Chapel Hill; CHHS girls win

Fueled by a second half scoring explosion, Orange stunned Chapel Hill 61-59 late Friday in an upset nail-biter that came down to the last shot of the game and scrambled the early outlook in the Big Eight 3-A Conference.

Jan. 10, 2015 @ 01:57 PM

PAC-6 BOYS: Hillside defense stifles Riverside

Hillside coach Thurman Jordan challenged his players to play better defense in the second half against Riverside and it paid off with a runaway 74-51 win late Friday.

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

Trinity’s Behnke wins equestrian award

A roundup of notes from area high schools

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 09:28 PM

Hillside girls hold off Riverside

The Hillside varsity girls team held off a furious rally by Riverside to improve to 12-1 on the season. 

Jan. 08, 2015 @ 09:26 PM

Greene hits 1,000 twice

Jordan senior Salita Greene recently collected the rare accomplishment of scoring her 1,000th point and grabbing her 1,000th rebound. She was honored by her school on Tuesday for reaching those milestones.

Jan. 07, 2015 @ 08:03 PM

Tigers off to hot start in Big Eight

First-year Chapel Hill coach Bill Walton said his Tigers are beginning to gel.

Jan. 07, 2015 @ 10:29 AM

3 Durham Academy players reach 1,000 point mark

Durham Academy has three players who've reached the 1,000 point threshold in their career.

Jan. 05, 2015 @ 09:44 PM

High school teams turn focus to conference play

Conference play gets into full swing on Tuesday night across the area as teams jump back into action after the holiday break.

Jan. 05, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

High school teams turn focus to conference play

Conference play gets into full swing on Tuesday night across the area as teams jump back into action after the holiday break.

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 09:11 PM

Riverside takes title over Hillside

Mone’ Jones leads Riverside with a game-high 25 points as Pirates take High School OT tournament championship

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Jan. 26, 2015 @ 11:57 PM

Tar Heels win 6th straight with 93-83 victory over Syracuse

No. 13 North Carolina worked hard down low to beat Syracuse.

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 09:50 PM

Davis plays through illness in NCCU win

Michael Jordan had a flu game, and now, North Carolina Central’s Racquel Davis has her own story to add to sports lore — “The Throw-up Game.”

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 08:12 PM

Duke wants to follow UNC, Wake Forest on football games

North Carolina and Wake Forest took the plunge on Monday, announcing they will play two football games against each other that will be considered non-conference games.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 10:05 PM

Grant leads No. 8 Notre Dame past NC State 81-78 in OT

Jerian Grant got No. 8 Notre Dame back into the game with his scoring. He won it with his defense.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 10:15 PM

Duke, Williams’ 33, too much for UNC

Strong post play keyed Duke’s comeback during regulation against North Carolina on Sunday. The Blue Devils stayed with that in overtime, outscoring UNC 12-5 during the extended session, and slid out of Carmichael Arena with a 74-67 win.

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Oct. 30, 2014 @ 07:37 PM

Glimmers of Duke's Parker in NBA opener

If there’s a basketball game being played involving Jabari Parker, it’s only natural to find him in the starting lineup.

That was the case at Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy where Parker started on four consecutive state championship teams and was the national prep player of the year.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 02:02 PM

Hairston sits the bench in NBA debut

P.J. Hairston’s NBA career started the exact same way his college career at North Carolina ended – with the Greensboro native never getting in the game.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 01:07 AM

Hurricanes' miscues lead to opening night defeat

Islanders convert power plays into early lead and hold on to top Carolina 5-3 at PNC Arena.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

P.J. Hairston court date continued to Nov. 14

Nine games into the upcoming NBA regular season, the Charlotte Hornets have a 9 p.m. tip with the Phoenix Suns. Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston is due in Durham County District Court that morning, Nov. 14. He was supposed to be in court Friday, Sept. 12, but his case has been delayed again.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Patriots-Panthers do battle in preseason game 3 Friday

The Carolina Panthers to play starters for about half of Friday, Aug. 22, NFL exhibition at Foxborough, Mass., against the New England Patriots.

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Aug. 03, 2014 @ 07:19 PM

Spicer twins doubly good

Jessica and Sarah Spicer are separated by a tenth of a point on the Tarheel Youth Golf Association Junior Girls’ state rankings.

Jul. 20, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

Crouching Tiger can't get right

Tiger, Tiger, Tiger ...

Jul. 19, 2014 @ 06:03 PM

McIlroy eagles 2 of final 3 holes to take commanding lead

Rory McIlroy knows how quickly a big lead can slip away, so he wasn’t satisfied by simply restoring it Saturday in the British Open. He wanted more. Tied for the lead after 13 holes, McIlroy fired eagle 3s at Nos. 16 and 18 to pull away from field Saturday. Complete coverage.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

McIlroy dominates Royal Liverpool as Tiger Tumbles

Rory McIlroy cast aside any talk of those second-round doldrums with a performance at Royal Liverpool that threatened to turn this into another major championship runaway. As for Tiger Woods, he was fortunate just to make the cut at the British Open. ... Related stories ... Scoring ... Tournament at a glance ... Saturday's tee times.

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.