December 12, 2017

The Nash County Christmas Tournament will begin today at Northern Nash with girls’ and boys’ action between local rivals.

In the opening game, Rocky Mount High will play Southern Nash at 5 p.m., followed by Nash Central’s game against Northern Nash.

The Bulldogs/Knights game will…

Duke drops to No. 4, Michigan State No. 1 in Top 25

December 12, 2017

Villanova’s unbeaten start now includes a No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25 , while Arizona State is making a rapid rise into the top 10 under third-year coach Bobby Hurley.

After a tumultuous week in which unanimous No. 1 Duke and No. 2 Kansas lost, the Wildcats (10-0) earned 41 of 65 first-…

Cowboys improving, but playoff picture isn't

December 12, 2017

FRISCO, Texas — The Cowboys are a win away from breaking even in six games without suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott.

While Dallas has improved in two straight wins following three consecutive losses without last year’s NFL rushing leader as a rookie, the playoff outlook…

Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

December 11, 2017

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Fittingly, Jack Morris reached the Hall of Fame in extra innings.

Morris was elected to the Hall by its Modern Era committee on Sunday along with former Detroit Tigers teammate Alan Trammell, completing a joint journey from Motown to Cooperstown.

The big-game pitcher…