Sports

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

Back injury forces Steve Nash to miss upcoming 2014-15 season

Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 07:10 PM

Prep Roundup: Spartans volleyball season comes to an end

The Kerr-Vance Academy girls’ varsity volleyball team lost 3-0 in the opening round of the NCISAA tournament on Tuesday against No. 8 Cape Fear Academy. With the loss, the Spartans ended their season with a 14-7 record.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:31 PM

Dante Cunningham aims for a new chance

It was after 4 a.m. when Dante Cunningham pulled his truck back into the driveway of his suburban Minneapolis home and saw the police waiting for him.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

UNC-Chapel Hill bogus courses raised questions

A report detailing the academic and athletic scandal that has lingered over the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill raises a number of questions about what's next for the university and its athletics programs. Here's a look at some of the questions raised and what will happen next.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 06:50 PM

World Series shifts to Giants Park

Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 06:42 PM

Eagles host Raiders in conference football showdown

When Southern Vance and Warren County meet on the gridiron tonight in Warrenton, the home team will be attempting to end a streak that dates back to 1998. That year marks the last time Warren County defeated Southern Vance in football.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 07:05 PM

Royals beat Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:50 AM

On to the next one

With Tuesday’s 2-1 NCISAA second round win over Statesville Christian School, Kerr-Vance senior Lorenzo Ortiz and his teammates inched one step closer to reaching their long-term goal.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:59 PM

No. 18 Pirates set for UConn

East Carolina hasn't been on a roll like this in quite a while. For these 18th-ranked Pirates, there's really no time to savor it — not with so much more left to pursue.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:54 PM

Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.