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August 07, 2018

Theo Pinson, who wrapped up his senior season and career with North Carolina this past March, signed a deal with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets on Monday afternoon. The terms of the deal are private due to a team policy, though the Nets already have 14 guaranteed contracts on their roster, which…

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July 29, 2018

Things in Kansas City have been pretty good so far for Brian Goodwin. The former Gryphon who, last week, was sent to the Royals by Washington in a trade, is hitting .471 in five games for his new club entering Sunday’s game against the Yankees. 

He has eight hits in 17 at-bats, and none…

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July 26, 2018

ZEBULON — If nothing else, Wednesday’s walkoff single for Carolina’s Pat McInerney was better than what he accomplished during the Mudcats’ previous homestand — a walkoff walk.

The 6-foot-5 first baseman, called up from Low-A Wisconsin for the second half of…

July 24, 2018

How I know the NFL season is approaching each year isn’t when my team puts the pads on for the first time in camp. Instead, it happens when my senses are overloaded with print stories and TV reports about players planning to sit out of training camp due to contract issues.

I’m all for…


July 22, 2018

Rocky Mount native and former Rocky Mount Gryphon Brian Goodwin was traded on Sunday morning from the Washington Nationals to the Kansas City Royals.

Goodwin, 27, who has been with Washington since the 2016 season, was sent to Kansas City in exchange for minor league pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan.


Marlins Nationals Baseball

July 21, 2018

On Friday night against the Winston-Salem Dash, the Mudcats suffered a loss they’d like to forget, though a new franchise record in hits allowed won’t help in their efforts.

With 23 hits in all -- nine of which were for extra bases -- Carolina let up its largest hit total in its…

July 20, 2018

Football is back in Rocky Mount.

The Carolina Stallions, a semi-professional football team with long ties to the area, will play their season opener at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex.

Carolina plays a 12-week schedule in the Mason-Dixon Football League, and will open play…


July 16, 2018

This week marks one of just a few in the sports year where fans have to be creative with their time. Simply put, meaningful sports games are hard to find at the top levels.

The World Cup is over, Major League Baseball is in its All-Star break, and the other big three sports leagues — NBA, NFL…


July 07, 2018

The Milwaukee Brewers signed their first-round pick on Friday.

Shortstop Brice Turang, a high schooler taken 21st by Milwaukee, agreed to a $3,411,100 signing bonus, $397,500 above his slot value.

The deadline for draft picks to sign, unless they have exhausted college eligibility, was 5 p.m.…

July 04, 2018

ZEBULON -- A few days ago, Mudcats manager Joe Ayrault got a call from someone that brightened up a regular Sunday.

It wasn’t from any of his handful of promoted players on their way up to Double-A after time spent in Zebulon, but from an admired name of the past: sixth-year minor leaguer…

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