• NFL: Newton making good progress, Jacksonville beats Tennessee posted 2 days ago

    Cam Newton had a full practice Thursday and is now expected to start Sunday for the Carolina Panthers against the Cleveland Browns Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.  Coach Ron Rivera was hesitant to give a full go on the quarterback, but appears to be ready to have him play fully.  Meanwhile Saturday the Redskins […]

  • High School Basketball: North Rowan Boys beat Grimsley posted 2 days ago

    North Rowan got an impressive win over 4A Greensboro Grimsley at the North gym Thursday night, pulling away in the second half for a 62-49 victory.  It was 20-16 North at halftime, but pulled away in the third quarter, getting clutch plays from Henderson Lentz, Wesley Jeffries, and Alexis Archie, with Joseph Scott  scoring 15 […]

  • College Basketball: Duke wins tenth straight posted 2 days ago

    Second ranked Duke played sloppily at times but was still able to record a 66-56 win over Defending National Champion Connecticut Thursday night at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  Duke had twelve turnovers in the first half, but still led 30-25 at halftime.  U-Conn tied it up at 30-30 in the first […]

  • NFL: A bad team Showdown Thursday night posted 3 days ago

    Two of the worst teams in the NFL, Jacksonville and Tennessee go against each other Thursday night at 8:30PM.  The game at Jacksonville has two teams with 2-12 records playing and only the Oakland Raiders have a record to match.  Even the Redskins have beaten both of these teams this year. A couple of other […]

  • NBA: Hornets blow big lead, lose to Phoenix posted 3 days ago

    Leading by 17 points at one time in the first half, the Charlotte Hornets let on get away, as they lost to the Phoenix Suns at Time Warner Cable Arena 111-106 Wednesday night.  Reserve Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points and Goran Dragic had twenty to lead the Suns in their comeback win.  The Suns outscored […]

  • High School Basketball: Salisbury and Carson Split posted 3 days ago

    Salisbury’s Boys had to survive a 34 point fourth quarter by Carson, but still wound up with a 78-68 win at the Salisbury gym Wednesday night.  The Hornets had a 52-34 lead at the start of the fourth quarter before the scoring explosion by the Cougars, but also score 26 points of their own in […]

  • College Basketball: State rolls past Tennessee posted 3 days ago

    NC State got an outstanding performance from Ralston Turner with a career high 33 points that included eight three pointers in an 83-72 win over Tennessee at Raleigh’s PNC Arena Wednesday night.  Trevor Lacey added twenty points and eight rebounds.  It was a nice bounce back for the Wolfpack after losing in an upset over […]

  • Sprint leaving NASCAR in 2016 posted 4 days ago

    Sprint informed NASCAR it will not extend sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract that expires in 2016.  The announcement Tuesday gives the racing body two years to find a replacement.  Sprint has had the contract since 2005.  No imminent replacement has been revealed as of now.

  • High School Basketball: Split for East Rowan and West, Carson and Concord, and a Sweep for South Rowan posted 4 days ago

    West Rowan divided their varsity matchup with East Rowan at Mt. Ulla.  The Falcon Boys scratched out a 56-52 win over East Rowan, with Caleb Martin leading the West scoring with 14 points and Martavio Rankin adding 13.  East got 18 points from Logan Shuping on six three pointers.  The game was close throughout with […]

  • College Basketball: UNC romps posted 4 days ago

    .#24 North Carolina rebounded nicely from their weekend loss to top ranked Kentucky with an easy win over UNC-Greensboro at the Greensboro Coliseum 79-56 Tuesday night.  Vaulting to a twenty point lead by midway in the first half, the Tar Heels led 40-19 at the half.  Kennedy Meeks had 18 points and ten rebounds to […]