July 17, 2018

CHARLOTTE — The 2018 ACC Football Kickoff, the conference’s annual preseason media get together, begins this Wednesday morning.

The two-day event, hosted by the Westin in Charlotte, will have representatives from UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke available to the media on Wednesday at 11:45 a.m…

Nash Central's Allen, RMP's Baker compete in annual all-star game

July 16, 2018

A couple of local basketball stars had the pleasure of extending their high school careers another game on Monday.

Nash Central’s Robbi Allen and Rocky Mount Prep’s Kalil Baker both participated in the East-West All-Star Game at the Greensboro Coliseum last night.

In the girls’…

As MLB reaches halfway point, Mudcats in home stretch

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…

World Cup afterglow gives France a sorely needed boost

July 16, 2018

PARIS (AP) — With the golden World Cup trophy in hand, France’s victorious national team is returning home to a grand “Merci!” from a grateful nation that was sorely in need of a boost.

“Eternal Happiness” said Monday’s headline in the sports daily…