April 25, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the Philadelphia 76ers into the second round with a 104-91 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.

The 76ers, winners of 10 games just two…

Tarboro's Lewis remains steady as he awaits NFL Draft

April 24, 2018

Tyquan Lewis has done everything possible to make himself ready for the NFL Draft.

The 2013 graduate of Tarboro High has been stretched, measured, timed, questioned and maybe even internet stalked by NFL general managers, scouts and coaches.

There is nothing else Lewis can do as the Ohio State…

Landry wins first PGA Tour title

April 23, 2018

SAN ANTONIO — Andrew Landry won the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory, pulling away with early birdies and holding on with par saves.

The 30-year-old Texan, busy at home in Austin with the recent birth of the family’s first child, parred the final seven holes…

MUDCATS NOTEBOOK: Carolina's Diplan turns in best line of the year

April 21, 2018

A sharply hit ground ball up the middle was no problem for Carolina Mudcats shortstop Luis Aviles Jr., who was perfectly shaded toward second base for the left-handed hitting Ronnie Dawson of the Buies Creek Astros.

Aviles Jr. made the play, ending a fifth inning on Saturday that was one bad break…