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Mar. 28, 2015 @ 12:11 AM

Duke rocks Utah to reach Elite Eight

Blue Devils hold Utes to 35 percent shooting, ride strong game from Winslow to win

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 01:55 AM

Unfinished business for UNC's Paige

North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige said the Tar Heels could be really good next season if they work on the little things.

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 08:35 PM

Longtime rivals Blue Devils, Terps meet again

Spot in NCAA women's tournament's elite eight on the line when Duke plays Maryland today

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Area players in all-star game

Teams from both Carolinas compete at Myrtle Beach

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Mar. 21, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

GALLERY: North Carolina v. Liberty, 71-65

North Carolina holds on to beat Liberty 71-65 during the first round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at Carmichael Arena on Saturday, March 21, 2015. The Herald-Sun | Alex Tricoli

Mar. 20, 2015 @ 09:59 PM

Gallery- Duke-85 and Robert Morris-56, in Charlotte.

Duke-85 Robert Morris-56 in Charlotte. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Mar. 20, 2015 @ 07:41 PM

GALLERY: Duke v. Albany, 54-52

Rebecca Greenwell hit a 3-pointer with 14.9 seconds left to lift Duke past Albany 54-52 on Friday in the first round of the Spokane Region. The Herald-Sun | Alex Tricoli

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Mar. 20, 2015 @ 06:07 PM

NCAA women's tournament notes: Duke

Williams dominates on defense; Duke needs to clean up turnovers

Notre Dame "excited" to face Duke

Duke suspends two football players

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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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Mar. 19, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

Georgia State may inspire Harvard vs. North Carolina

Underdog Harvard plays heavyweight North Carolina and may draw inspiration from Georgia State's win over Baylor. 

Harvard aims to match UNC's talent with experience

About firing Roy Williams ...

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Mar. 04, 2015 @ 07:07 PM

Voyager joins experienced Chapel Hill girls at regionals

Chapel Hill chasing second consecutive state title while Voyager is in uncharted territory

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 10:03 PM

Reigning champion Chapel Hill girls roll

Tigers rip Wilson Hunt, return to Eastern Regional

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 10:01 PM

Athens Drive ousts Riverside girls

Pirates lose first home game of the season and are eliminated from Class 4A playoffs

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 09:57 PM

Voyager boys roll into regional round

Vikings overcome tough Whiteville squad to claim 29th win

Mar. 02, 2015 @ 09:40 PM

Northern boys surge by Broughton

Kentrell Barkley led the Knights with 22 points, while fellow senior Dillon Leovic scored seven of his nine points in the fourth quarter when Northern pulled away for the victory.

Mar. 02, 2015 @ 09:41 PM

East Chapel Hill battles past Jack Britt

In a battle of underdogs, 21st-seeded East Chapel Hill (13-11) defended its home court Monday night, claiming a hard-earned 57-46 victory over 28th-seeded Jack Britt to advance to the third-round of the NCHSAA 4A playoffs.


Mar. 02, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

Chapel Hill girls advance to third round of state playoffs

Senior guard Tamia Eatmon was a defensive demon with double-digit offense, and teammate Raziyah Farrington fired up 19 points as Chapel Hill breezed into the third round of the 3A state basketball playoffs with a 56-40 win over Wilson James B. Hunt on Monday night.


Mar. 02, 2015 @ 12:21 AM

Cedar Ridge loses in 2 OTs

Red Wolves eliminated from playoffs

Mar. 01, 2015 @ 09:14 PM

Cloer leads Orange past South Johnston

Panthers advance in boys 3A playoffs

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Riverside girls cruise by South Central in 1st round

The Riverside girls won their first-round 3-A playoff match-up with Winterville South Central by 20 points Saturday but it seemed much closer.

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Mar. 25, 2015 @ 09:53 PM

Cutcliffe relaxes players at Duke's pro day

Coach David Cutcliffe orchestrated the various drills throughout the afternoon, creating a comfortable environment for his 10 players trying to impress the 30 NFL scouts who descended on Durham to watch the likes of offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson, wide receiver Jamison Crowder and quarterback Anthony Boone. 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:09 PM

Meeks, UNC bracing for Wisconsin

Kennedy Meeks' sprained knee complicates the Tar Heels' plans for guarding Wisconsin big man Frank Kaminsky in Thursday night's West Regional semifinal. 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 08:01 PM

Winslow, Okafor key for Duke's NCAA success

Now that No. 4 Duke is two wins away from the Final Four, and needing four wins for a national championship, the play of Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow has become most important for Duke.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 07:33 PM

Coaching rumors swirl around Moton again

Since he arrived at North Carolina Central seven years ago as an assistant coach, LeVelle Moton has taken an annual ride on the offseason coaching carousel — and this year is no different. 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 01:25 PM

UNC's Meeks iffy for Sweet 16

Kennedy Meeks was limited in UNC's practice.

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Jan. 08, 2015 @ 10:03 PM

Hurricanes score 4 in 2nd, send Sabres to 6th straight loss

Jeff Skinner scored one of Carolina’s four goals in the second period, and the Hurricanes beat Buffalo 5-2 on Thursday night, sending the Sabres to their sixth straight loss.

Dec. 29, 2014 @ 10:07 PM

Sekac, Eller lift Canadiens to 3-1 win over Canes

Jiri Sekac and Lars Eller scored second-period goals, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Monday night.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 11:04 PM

AP source: Former UNC baseball player Seager, Mariners agree on $100M, 7-year deal

Former UNC baseball player Kyle Seager and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a $100 million, seven-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Monday.

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

NCCU, Globetrotter great Charles 'Tex' Harrison dies

Charles “Tex” Harrison, a Harlem Globetrotters legend who played basketball at N.C. Central in the 1950s, passed away on Thursday at 81.

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

Legacy gets 32 from McKeithen, sink Seadawgs

The Bull City Legacy is 1-1 in the Tobacco Road Basketball League.

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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.