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February 17, 2019

DURHAM — This past Friday, during All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, LeBron James was asked what he thought of Duke’s Zion Williamson, the 6-foot-7 forward with whom James has often been compared.

"What strikes me? His agility and his quickness," James told reporters. "For his size, how…

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February 16, 2019

DURHAM — With 15:55 left in the game on Saturday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke’s Zion Williamson let a 3-pointer fly from the right wing. It clanged left and into the hands of an N.C. State defender.

With 14:57 left in the game, on the next possession, R.J. Barrett, who finished…

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February 16, 2019

The Northern Nash boys’ basketball team on Friday completed its third consecutive 10-0 record in Big East Conference play. And while each of the past three undefeated conference runs featured dominant stretches from talented Knights teams, coach Henry Drake noticed an edge this season that…


February 16, 2019

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Eighth-ranked North Carolina responded to its first loss in a month by pouncing on an overmatched opponent and rolling to its biggest margin of victory ever in an Atlantic Coast Conference road game.

Cameron Johnson scored 27 points and fueled the Tar Heels’ game-…

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February 16, 2019

The UNC Wilmington baseball team pushed its record to 2-1 this season, using a three-run seventh to secure a 10-8 home win over Saint Joseph’s on Saturday.

Former Faith Christian pitcher Landen Roupp, who helped the Patriots to a state title in 2017, started the game for the Seahawks and…

February 15, 2019

There probably isn’t ever a perfect time to breakout a between-the-legs layup in the middle of a high school basketball game.

But for senior Avante’ Simmons, playing in perhaps his final home game on the verge of a victory on Friday night against North Johnston after starting the season…


February 15, 2019

The Northern Nash boys’ basketball team completed a third consecutive undefeated season in the 3-A Big East Conference with Friday’s 58-55 win over host Wilson Hunt.

The Knights (22-1, 10-0) have won 22 games in a row after losing the season opener on the road to Pinecrest, a Class 4-A…

February 15, 2019

The N.C. State baseball team opened its season with an 8-2 win over Bucknell on Friday.

David Harrison, a Rocky Mount High grad, pitched ⅓ of an inning out of the bullpen for the No. 21 Wolfpack. The sophomore threw 14 pitches, allowed one hit and hit a batter in his season debut.

Harrison made…

February 14, 2019

Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell will be in Charlotte on Friday for the start of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend, though he won’t be in town to play basketball.

Harrell, the Tarboro native who played basketball at North Edgecombe for three years before moving on to star at…

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February 14, 2019

Retired heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, along with his son, Evan, will be in Roanoke Rapids on March 2 for an event sanctioned by USA Boxing, the governing body for the sport in America.

Holyfield, who last boxed professionally in 2011, will be speaking at Roanoke Rapids Theatre about his…

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