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  • North Carolina played about as well as it has played this season, leading by 18 over No. 12 Ohio State, but wound up hanging on for an 82-74 win in Chicago Saturday. The Tar Heels controlled the tempo early and withstood six three-pointers by the Buckeyes to lead by 12 at the half, 43-31. “We did some very good things,” UNC coach Roy Williams said. “We were controlling the game.” […]

    UNC dominates, then hangs on vs. No. 12 Ohio State

    North Carolina played about as well as it has played this season, leading by 18 over No. 12 Ohio State, but wound up hanging on for an 82-74 win in Chicago Saturday. The Tar Heels controlled the tempo early and withstood six three-pointers by the Buckeyes to lead by 12 at the half, 43-31. “We did some very good things,” UNC coach Roy Williams said. “We were controlling the game.” […]

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  • Reigning ACC Champion Notre Dame has been selected as the preseason favorite in the 2015 ACC Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Poll. The announcement comes in conjunction with Inside Lacrosse’s release of its annual Face-Off Yearbook. Head coach Kevin Corrigan’s Fighting Irish received 23 points in balloting among the ACC’s five head coaches. Syracuse followed with 22 points and was selected second. North Carolina (13), back-to-back NCAA Champion Duke (10) and Virginia […]

    Heels, Devils dominate preseason All-ACC lacrosse team

    Reigning ACC Champion Notre Dame has been selected as the preseason favorite in the 2015 ACC Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Poll. The announcement comes in conjunction with Inside Lacrosse’s release of its annual Face-Off Yearbook. Head coach Kevin Corrigan’s Fighting Irish received 23 points in balloting among the ACC’s five head coaches. Syracuse followed with 22 points and was selected second. North Carolina (13), back-to-back NCAA Champion Duke (10) and Virginia […]

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  • The Carolina Hurricanes’ holiday hospital visits have been postponed. The shopping trip at Crabtree Valley Mall with children from the Durham Nativity School, and skating event with children from the East Durham Children’s Initiative at the Ice Factory at American Tobacco Campus in Durham, still will take place. The postponement of the hospital visits is a precaution due to some NHL players recently contracting mumps. No Hurricanes players have symptoms […]

    Mumps threat leads to Hurricanes postponing hospital visits

    The Carolina Hurricanes’ holiday hospital visits have been postponed. The shopping trip at Crabtree Valley Mall with children from the Durham Nativity School, and skating event with children from the East Durham Children’s Initiative at the Ice Factory at American Tobacco Campus in Durham, still will take place. The postponement of the hospital visits is a precaution due to some NHL players recently contracting mumps. No Hurricanes players have symptoms […]

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  • Former UNC wrestling coach Bill Lam will be the guest speaker Wednesday at the Raleigh Sports Club luncheon. Lam coached 37 All-Americas and earned ACC Coach of the Year honors 10 times. In 1982, he was honored as national coach of the year. In 1983, he was voted National Man of the Year. Lam wrestled at the University of Oklahoma under legendary head coach Tommy Evans. Lam earned All-America honors […]

    Former UNC wrestling coach speaks at Raleigh Sports Club

    Former UNC wrestling coach Bill Lam will be the guest speaker Wednesday at the Raleigh Sports Club luncheon. Lam coached 37 All-Americas and earned ACC Coach of the Year honors 10 times. In 1982, he was honored as national coach of the year. In 1983, he was voted National Man of the Year. Lam wrestled at the University of Oklahoma under legendary head coach Tommy Evans. Lam earned All-America honors […]

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Previously undefeated Wake Forest fell to Mallard Creek 25-14 in the finals of the state 4-AA championship Saturday night. The Cougars also lost to the Mavericks in last year’s final. Mallard Creek took a lead it would never relinquish on the second play when quarterback James Smith broke loose for 70-yard rushing touchdown. Later in the opening quarter, Smith threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Horton for a 12-0 […]

Wake Forest falls in finals of 4-AA football to Mallard Creek… again

Previously undefeated Wake Forest fell to Mallard Creek 25-14 in the finals of the state 4-AA championship Saturday night. The Cougars also lost to the Mavericks in last year’s final. Mallard Creek took a lead it would never relinquish on the second play when quarterback James Smith broke loose for 70-yard rushing touchdown. Later in the opening quarter, Smith threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Horton for a 12-0 […]

North Carolina has a 23-14 all-time record against Kentucky but it might not have mattered how well the Tar Heels played in this one as the No. 1 Wildcats played their best game of the year and ran by a scrappy but error-prone Tar Heel team 84-70 in Lexington. Kentucky was hot and played physical and aggressively on the defensive end. Some believe the Wildcats will go undefeated this season […]

Physical Kentucky team plays its best game vs. UNC

North Carolina has a 23-14 all-time record against Kentucky but it might not have mattered how well the Tar Heels played in this one as the No. 1 Wildcats played their best game of the year and ran by a scrappy but error-prone Tar Heel team 84-70 in Lexington. Kentucky was hot and played physical and aggressively on the defensive end. Some believe the Wildcats will go undefeated this season […]

Attendance at Carolina Hurricanes’ games are the lowest they’ve been in any season since coming to Raleigh in 1999. With the team having lost twice as many games as it has won, attendance is just over 12,000 a game with the trend being even more downward. Is the love affair with hockey over in North Carolina? Attendance is down 3,000 per game from last season and 5,000 per game from […]

Are Hurricanes in danger of dissipating in North Carolina?

Attendance at Carolina Hurricanes’ games are the lowest they’ve been in any season since coming to Raleigh in 1999. With the team having lost twice as many games as it has won, attendance is just over 12,000 a game with the trend being even more downward. Is the love affair with hockey over in North Carolina? Attendance is down 3,000 per game from last season and 5,000 per game from […]

Freshman point guard Tyus Jones earned the first ACC Rookie of the Week award of his college career Monday, as announced by the conference office and voted on by a select panel of media members. Teammate Jahlil Okafor earned the honor the previous three weeks, making it four consecutive weeks a Duke freshman received the accolade. The Apple Valley, Minn., native helped lead the fourth-ranked Blue Devils to an 80-70 […]

Duke’s Jones earns ACC rookie of the week honors

Freshman point guard Tyus Jones earned the first ACC Rookie of the Week award of his college career Monday, as announced by the conference office and voted on by a select panel of media members. Teammate Jahlil Okafor earned the honor the previous three weeks, making it four consecutive weeks a Duke freshman received the accolade. The Apple Valley, Minn., native helped lead the fourth-ranked Blue Devils to an 80-70 […]



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