Men's, women's teams from Duke and UNC all earn national seeds, which means opening tournament play at home this weekend
Bulls rout PawSox to complete 5-2 road trip
An historic week continued for Duke football on Saturday when the Washington Redskins selected Blue Devils wide receiver Jamison Crowder in the fourth round of the NFL Draft.
Duke QB Anthony Boone, WR Issac Blakeney, DE Jordan DeWalt-Ondijo and OL Takoby Cofield ink NFL pacts Saturday night as undrafted free agents, as does UNC CB Tim Scott.
Underdog Harvard plays heavyweight North Carolina and may draw inspiration from Georgia State's win over Baylor.
Northern centerfielder A.J. Bumpass saved the day for the Knights, who rallied for a 2-1 win in eight innings at East Chapel Hill on Tuesday.
The Chapel Hill baseball team pulled out a narrow 5-4 victory over visiting Riverside in the Hilltop Invitational Tournament Friday night thanks to late inning heroics by senior Andrew Miller (triple, 2 RBI) and junior Connor Stough (RBI, run scored).
Cedar Ridge exploded for three runs in the bottom of the sixth, and pitcher Elliot Orlowski tamed a tough Northern lineup with a complete game gem to stun the Knights 5-2 Friday night in the Hilltop Tournament.
Senior second baseman Zack Moore hit a lead off home run to spark a five-run first-inning outburst in South Granville’s 10-1 win at East Chapel Hill on Friday in the second day of the Hilltop Invitational.
After an even first half, Durham Academy couldn’t keep up with Ravenscroft and lost 9-6 in lacrosse on Thursday.
Topsail ace Clark Cota spun a 2-hitter and struck out eight batters as the defending 3-A state champions beat Orange 3-1 in the Hilltop Invitational on Thursday night.
Durham Academy’s Justin Warren and Jason Lapidus crossed big milestones on the tennis court this week.
Riverside wrestler Gary Whitaker’s cell phone has been blowing up from college coaches who saw him on this week's FloWrestling Takedown of the Week highlight video. Winning a silver medal at the senior national high school wrestling championships may have had a little something to do with it, too.
Orange baseball coach Dean Dease wishes he knew more about his team as it prepares to open the Hilltop Invitational on Thursday against defending 3-A state champion Topsail.
Sophomore Kimball Toone scattered three hits and struck out five Voyager batters over four innings to lead Riverside to a 9-6 win at Duke University’s Jack Coombs Field on Saturday.
The 6-8 Kinston High School star, one of the top players in the country for the Class of 2015, made his selection public during an announcement Friday night at his high school’s gym.
First pitch remains a couple months shy of three years away for Duke’s softball team.
Already, though, there are signs of life for the school’s newest varsity sport, which will begin play in a new on-campus facility spring 2018.
Paris Kea, a former member of the USA Basketball U18 National Team who played one season at Vanderbilt University, has signed an athletic scholarship agreement at the University of North Carolina to play women’s basketball for the Tar Heels.
North Carolina will tip off the 2015-16 basketball season by headlining the 2015 Veterans Classic, an annual showcase at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., that brings together top teams from across the country in celebration of Veterans Day.
Tar Heels fall just short of winning ACC women's lacrosse championship
N.C. Central opens its women’s portion of the MEAC Tournament today at noon when the Lady Eagles take on Maryland-Eastern Shore in Norfolk at the Scope Arena.
Andrej Nestrasil helped the Carolina Hurricanes get a rare road win on Monday night.
The Carolina Hurricanes return to PNC Arena following a four-game road trip when they host the Anaheim Ducks tonight (7 p.m., FSS).
Phoenix Suns rookie T.J. Warren’s “welcome to the NBA” moment came a month into his professional career when he found himself guarding childhood idol Kevin Durant. As soon as Warren put his hand on the reigning MVP, Durant lifted his arms and drew the foul, a rookie mistake that Warren said he won’t make again. Unfortunately for the Durham native, there haven’t been many opportunities for in-game learning experiences in his first season.
Tiger, Tiger, Tiger ...
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.
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.
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.
The John Avery Boys & Girls Club will be among the beneficiaries of the Bull City Open Golf Championship in August.