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  • He said he likes to visit the Triangle area in part because he always loves the enthusiasm the people in the area have for sports. Retired Georgia Tech coach and South Carolina player Bobby Cremins was the keynote speaker recently during the celebration of the Raleigh Sports Club’s 50th year. During those 50 years, the club has hosted some of the biggest names in sports including Stan Musial, Ted Williams, […]

    Cremins, speaking locally, said he got his redemption nearly 30 years ago

    He said he likes to visit the Triangle area in part because he always loves the enthusiasm the people in the area have for sports. Retired Georgia Tech coach and South Carolina player Bobby Cremins was the keynote speaker recently during the celebration of the Raleigh Sports Club’s 50th year. During those 50 years, the club has hosted some of the biggest names in sports including Stan Musial, Ted Williams, […]

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  • Reality smacked the Carolina Hurricanes square in the face on Thursday, as the team faced its first game after being mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. It also happened to be the team’s home finale. The visiting Washington Capitals got the better of the two divisional foes with a 5-2 win. “It wasn’t a good game overall,” Canes coach coach Kirk Muller said. “To me, it looked like two teams that […]

    Sloppy end to the Hurricanes home schedule

    Reality smacked the Carolina Hurricanes square in the face on Thursday, as the team faced its first game after being mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. It also happened to be the team’s home finale. The visiting Washington Capitals got the better of the two divisional foes with a 5-2 win. “It wasn’t a good game overall,” Canes coach coach Kirk Muller said. “To me, it looked like two teams that […]

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  • Behind five runs in the game’s first four innings, and 16 strikeouts from the pitching staff, the Durham Bulls wrapped up their eight-game homestand at 5-3 with a 5-4 win over the Charlotte Knights Thursday afternoon at the DBAP. The game started at 11 a.m. and was an education day as busloads of school children attended the game. Durham got things going in the second inning, when the Bulls sent […]

    Bulls end first home stand at 5-3 after win over Knights

    Behind five runs in the game’s first four innings, and 16 strikeouts from the pitching staff, the Durham Bulls wrapped up their eight-game homestand at 5-3 with a 5-4 win over the Charlotte Knights Thursday afternoon at the DBAP. The game started at 11 a.m. and was an education day as busloads of school children attended the game. Durham got things going in the second inning, when the Bulls sent […]

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  • Duke senior Nick McCrory has been named the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Swimming & Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year and headlines the 2014 All-ACC Academic Men’s Swimming & Diving Team, as announced today by Commissioner John Swofford. A religion major from Chapel Hill, McCrory won his fourth individual national championship in the platform dive discipline at the 2014 NCAA Championships, becoming the first to accomplish the feat in that […]

    Duke’s McCrory heads All-ACC Academic Swimming & Diving Team

    Duke senior Nick McCrory has been named the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Swimming & Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year and headlines the 2014 All-ACC Academic Men’s Swimming & Diving Team, as announced today by Commissioner John Swofford. A religion major from Chapel Hill, McCrory won his fourth individual national championship in the platform dive discipline at the 2014 NCAA Championships, becoming the first to accomplish the feat in that […]

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The Durham Bulls trailed 3-0 after one inning and Gwinnett extended the margin to 6-2 in the third. But then the fireworks started early as back-to-back Bulls homers tied the score in the fifth before Durham managed to push across a run in the seventh that proved to be the game winner. The 7-6 comeback win over the Gwinnett Braves on Opening Day at the newly renovated DBAP Thursday starts […]

Bulls rally from behind to take season opener in style

The Durham Bulls trailed 3-0 after one inning and Gwinnett extended the margin to 6-2 in the third. But then the fireworks started early as back-to-back Bulls homers tied the score in the fifth before Durham managed to push across a run in the seventh that proved to be the game winner. The 7-6 comeback win over the Gwinnett Braves on Opening Day at the newly renovated DBAP Thursday starts […]

North Carolina, playing Stanford in Stanford, got out to a 13-point lead in the first half behind hot shooting but went cold in the second half to fall 74-65 in an Elite 8 game. The Tar Heels, who end 27-10, went six minutes without a point during one stretch of the second half when Stanford came from six down at the half to take the lead. Then, over the last […]

UNC women go cold, fail to make it to Final Four

North Carolina, playing Stanford in Stanford, got out to a 13-point lead in the first half behind hot shooting but went cold in the second half to fall 74-65 in an Elite 8 game. The Tar Heels, who end 27-10, went six minutes without a point during one stretch of the second half when Stanford came from six down at the half to take the lead. Then, over the last […]

No. 12 upset No. 8 South Carolina 65-58 in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Sunday evening at Maples Pavilion. North Carolina scored the first five points of the contest and looked to take control of the physical game. The Tar Heels made their move midway through the first half, going on a 9-2 run to build a 10-point lead at 20-10. The Gamecocks scored the next five points, making the […]

Tar Heel women make it to the Elite 8

No. 12 upset No. 8 South Carolina 65-58 in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Sunday evening at Maples Pavilion. North Carolina scored the first five points of the contest and looked to take control of the physical game. The Tar Heels made their move midway through the first half, going on a 9-2 run to build a 10-point lead at 20-10. The Gamecocks scored the next five points, making the […]

Jiri Tlusty scored twice for Carolina, including a goal midway through the first period, to lead the Hurricanes to a 3-0 victory at Florida. The Hurricanes, who are now eight points out of the second of two Eastern Conference wild-card spots for the Stanley Cup Playoffs with 10 games remaining, are now 20-3-4 when scoring first. Goalie Anton Khudobin made 35 saves for his third career shutout, first this season. […]

Hurricanes now an amazing 20-3-4 when scoring first

Jiri Tlusty scored twice for Carolina, including a goal midway through the first period, to lead the Hurricanes to a 3-0 victory at Florida. The Hurricanes, who are now eight points out of the second of two Eastern Conference wild-card spots for the Stanley Cup Playoffs with 10 games remaining, are now 20-3-4 when scoring first. Goalie Anton Khudobin made 35 saves for his third career shutout, first this season. […]



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