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Heather O'Really in action for the U.S. team in 2013. Heather O'Really in action for the U.S. team in 2013.

U.S. women's team to hold open practice in Cary

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The U.S. Women's National Team is coming to Cary this month, and fans can watch the team train for free on Aug. 19 at the WakeMed Soccer Park. More>>

2 teens from NC makes USA baseball roster Video included

Creedmoor’s Justin Bullock also faced setbacks in order to make the roster. Creedmoor’s Justin Bullock also faced setbacks in order to make the roster.
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Two North Carolina natives have the opportunity of a lifetime to play baseball for the U.S.A. national team. More>>

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

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The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go... More>>

Canes captain has surgery to fix muscle injury

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The Carolina Hurricanes say captain Eric Staal has had surgery to repair a core muscle injury and should be ready for training camp. More>>

Triangle programs turning out promising hockey talent Video included

The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp. The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp.
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This past week, two locally produced players took part in the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Camp.
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Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

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Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. More>>

LeBron's return to 23 scores big with fans Video included

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On Sunday afternooon Lebron tweeted an Instagram photo of him wearing his former St. Vincent-St. Mary jersey, and a Cleveland Cavaliers jersey. More>>

Panthers to unveil 2014 team, stadium upgrades

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The Carolina Panthers are giving their fans an early treat by holding their annual Fan Fest at their newly renovated home. More>>

Pigskin preview gives Triangle football fans a look at new season Video included

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A sold out crowd packed the 12th Annual Bill Dooley Pigskin Preview Thursday in Cary. More>>

Panthers say QB Newton, DE Hardy ready to practice

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Pro Bowlers Cam Newton and Greg Hardy will be ready to practice when the Carolina Panthers take the field for the start of training camp Friday night. More>>

Shaw picked third, St. Aug's fifth in CIAA football Video included

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Winston-Salem State was picked to win the South Division and Virginia State was picked to win the North at the CIAA football media day Thursday in Durham More>>

College football recruiting has unseemly side Video included

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College football offers are not what they used to be as schools - and players - shop for the right fit.
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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

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Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new,... More>>

Garner baseball team needs donations to make 'once in a lifetime' trip Video included

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A youth baseball team in Garner needs financial help to make a historic trip. More>>

ACC Kickoff: New QB for State, new talent at UNC

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The ACC Kickoff is Monday in Greensboro, and coaches from UNC, Duke and N.C. State are analzying their seasons. More>>

Hornets F Williams returning to Tar Heel state

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Nine years after leading the North Carolina men's basketball team to a national championship, Williams returns to the Tar Heel state as a member of the Charlotte Hornets. More>>

Swofford confident autonomy proposal will pass

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ACC commissioner John Swofford says he's confident the NCAA will pass a proposal that will allow the five power conferences to make some of their own rules. More>>

ACC riding wave of buzz from FSU's title, Winston

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The realigned league has the defending national champion, a Heisman Trophy winner and a national coach of the year.
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Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

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Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy. More>>

Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open

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Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday. More>>

2 Wolfpack football coaches pull girl from overturned car

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Two N.C. State football assistant coaches pulled a woman from an overturned car in Apex Tuesday. More>>

Greg Hardy case brings attention to domestic violence Video included

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The domestic violence courtroom where Hardy testified about defending himself and where Nicole Holder described being almost killed has a full docket every day. More>>

DE Greg Hardy faces uncertain future with Panthers

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The Panthers must decide how Greg Hardy's conviction on charges of assault on a female and communicating threats will impact his long-term future. More>>

US women's soccer team coming to Cary Aug. 20

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The U.S. Womens's National Team will play Switzerland Aug. 20 in Cary.
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Canes promote three in front-office staff

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The Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday announced that three members of the team’s front-office staff have assumed new roles and responsibilities with the team. More>>

Panthers star Hardy found guilty of assaulting female

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Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy was found guilty Tuesday night of assaulting a female and communicating threats. More>>

Brett Favre endorses concussion treatment drug Video included

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A drug patented back in 2011 set to hit shelves across the country this year is being endorsed by NFL great and Pine Belt native Brett Favre. More>>

Alice Coachman Davis, 1st black woman to win Olympic gold, dies Video included

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Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old. More>>

AP Source: Hornets agree to deal with Williams

Washington Wizards small forward Chris Singleton (31) watches as Utah Jazz power forward Marvin Williams (2) goes for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) Washington Wizards small forward Chris Singleton (31) watches as Utah Jazz power forward Marvin Williams (2) goes for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

A person familiar with the contract says free-agent forward Marvin Williams has agreed to a $14 million, two-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets. More>>

DeAngelo Williams duped by fake Marine? Says it doesn't matter

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A photo posted by Carolina Panther running back DeAngelo Williams has gone viral for nearly two days, for two different reasons. More>>

NC State adds WVU transfer Henderson

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Raleigh native Terry Henderson was listed on N.C. State's roster for the first time Tuesday and coach Mark Gottfried said that he "can be an impact guy." More>>

Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston 'truly sorry' after altercation in Durham

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Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston has to appear in Durham County Court on misdemeanor charges of assault and battery following the incident at a Durham-area YMCA. More>>

Go USA! Bored Americans Still Back the Home Team

United States' Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. United States' Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
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Here’s a yellow card warning for all of the anticipation of the United States’ World Cup match against Belgium this afternoon: Most Americans aren’t that excited, even if many of them are rooting on the home country. More>>

NBA selects Isaiah Austin in draft

© (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow). Baylor center Isaiah Austin, right, hugs NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being granted ceremonial first round pick during the 2014 NBA draft, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in New York. © (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow). Baylor center Isaiah Austin, right, hugs NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being granted ceremonial first round pick during the 2014 NBA draft, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in New York.
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Between the 15th and 16th picks in Thursday night's draft came a very special selection by the NBA. More>>

AP source: LeBron will become free agent

Miami Heat's LeBron James pauses during a news conference in Miami, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. James says he's going on vacation with his family before making any decisions about his future. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) Miami Heat's LeBron James pauses during a news conference in Miami, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. James says he's going on vacation with his family before making any decisions about his future. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
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A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that LeBron James has decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract with the Miami Heat and become a free agent on July 1. More>>

Michelle Wie's U.S. Open victory 'twerk' goes viral

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Hot off her first major championship win, Michelle Wie is making headlines for the way she chose to celebrate.
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US Open merchandise now half price in Pinehurst Video included

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If you wanted some U.S. Open apparel, you can get a second chance – at half price.The United States Golf Association announced Sunday that all remaining inventory at the Main Merchandise Pavilion at Pinehurst Resort Country Club will be on sale at 50 percent off on Monday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.Logoed apparel, headwear, shirts, towels and many other items will be included in the sale.Tickets or credentials will not be required to enter the pavilion. Parking is free.Shoppers who will be usi... More>>

Wie finishes strong, wins US Women's Open

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Michelle Wie finished a strong effort in Pinehurst with a victory Sunday in the U.S. Women's Open.
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Wie holds share of lead at US Women's Open

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Michelle Wie steadied herself over the last four holes on a wild Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open.
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Wie takes a 3-shot lead into weekend at Pinehurst

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Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson were the only players under par after two rounds at Pinehurst No. 2, and that's not all they had in common. More>>

Wie sets a standard in Women's Open at Pinehurst

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Michelle Wie had a strong score Friday to take the lead at the U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst.

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Li, 11, misses cut, makes impression at Open

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Lucy Li's friends back in California have been filling her inbox with emails. More>>

Rough 1st day at Women's Open for Inbee Park

Defending champion Inbee Park hits the ball out of the rough during the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN) Defending champion Inbee Park hits the ball out of the rough during the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN)
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Defending champion Inbee Park's first round at the U.S. Women's Open got away from her in a hurry.
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Lewis holds 1-shot lead over Wie in Women's Open

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Stacy Lewis made it around Pinehurst No. 2 without a bogey Thursday in the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open, and that put her in the lead. More>>

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