Sports

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:51 PM

Prep Roundup: Vikings end losing skid

The Northern Vance boy’s soccer team ended a four-game losing streak on Monday night, defeating 3-A Big Eight conference foe, J.F. Webb by a score of 5-0. 


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:45 PM

NC State coach apologizes for fake injury remarks

North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren said Tuesday he has apologized to Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher for his comments accusing the top-ranked Seminoles of faking injuries to slow down the Wolfpack's offense.

 


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

Michael Phelps' comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool.

The Olympic champion was arrested for the second time on DUI charges early Tuesday in his hometown of Baltimore, another embarrassment for a swimmer who came out of retirement this year with his sights set on competing at the Rio Games.


Sep. 29, 2014 @ 08:06 PM

UNC 'D' hopes to get right against Virginia Tech

Maybe this is the week North Carolina's beleaguered defense will finally catch a break.

Or maybe it's the week Virginia Tech — and its rather pedestrian offense — becomes the latest team to hang a big number on the Tar Heels.

 


Sep. 29, 2014 @ 07:52 PM

Twins fire manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons

The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, saying it was time for a new voice after his 13-season tenure concluded with at least 92 losses in each of the last four years.


Sep. 29, 2014 @ 07:29 PM

Stewart never considered retiring after Ward death

Tony Stewart said Monday he never considered retiring from racing following the death of Kevin Ward Jr.

The three-time NASCAR champion talked with reporters Monday at his first news conference since a grand jury decided last week not to charge him in Ward's death. The 20-year-old driver was struck and killed by Stewart's car during a sprint car race in upstate New York on Aug. 9.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 10:49 PM

Smith leads the way as Ravens beat Panthers 38-10

The most surprising aspect of Steve Smith's performance against the Carolina Panthers was that it didn't include taunts or bluster.

Smith opted to punish the Panthers through his play on the field, and by the end of the afternoon the 35-year-old receiver had made a definitive statement.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 12:22 AM

Clemson freshman QB Watson has 6 TDs in 50-35 win

Freshman Deshaun Watson threw for 435 yards and set a school record with six touchdown passes in his first ever start to lead Clemson to a 50-35 win over North Carolina on Saturday night.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 12:36 AM

Kaaya throws 2 TDs, Miami tops Duke, 22-10

Duke Johnson rushed for 155 yards and a touchdown, Brad Kaaya threw for two more scores including a fourth-down connection during a rainstorm, and Miami defeated Duke 22-10 on Saturday night.


Sep. 27, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

Wolfpack flirts with upset of No. 1 Seminoles

N.C. State quarterback Jacoby Brissett had escapes throughout. All but once really. That opened the door for nationally top-ranked Florida State to make the main one it needed — getting its 20th consecutive win.