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I grew up cheering for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, the Washington Redskins and the St. Louis Cardinals. In this day of removing, renaming and rebranding, our sporting buddies are often under fire. … more
The Washington NFL football team decided to change its team nickname after a major sponsor, FedEx, threatened to not support the franchise financially. In response, the team will now be called … more
I’m not the biggest baseball fan, but I’m happy to say that we’re finally getting some more professional sports here in the United States after the first pitch was thrown during Major League … more
Sports fans have been craving for competitive professional games held on American soil since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Major League Soccer heard our prayers and answered them last … more
WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s Parks and Recreation Department will host a two-day online esports gaming tournament featuring “Rocket League” Registration will open Wednesday, … more
WAKE FOREST — Former Wake Forest High School football player and current New York Giant Dexter Lawrence and his mother Julia Parker donated 47 gift bags filled with hand sanitizer, face masks, … more
As parts of the world slowly lift restrictions put in place at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re seeing some businesses come back online — and some sports, too. Bundesliga, a European … more
WAKE FOREST - New York Giants football player and former Wake Forest High School superstar Dexter Lawrence is helping fight against COVID-19 by donating face masks and hand sanitizers to Brookdale, a … more
We finally have some sports to talk about after the completion of the 2020 NFL Draft. The event was done virtually with everyone announcing their picks via video chat. There were some big moments … more
The Xtreme Football League announced April 10 that it had suspended operations and laid off all of its workers due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This spelled out the end of the spring football … more
Last week, I talked about the Basketball Hall of Fame class announcement. This week, I’m going to give my thoughts on the NFL draft going virtual. This year’s draft will take place April … more
Last week, I talked about the postponement of the Summer Olympic Games and the NFL free agency. This week, my focus will be on the announcement of the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame … more
With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the nation and affecting local sports, there’s not a whole lot to cover out there. High school sports are shut down until May 18. As a local sports editor, … more
ZEBULON — After a modest three-game winning streak, the Carolina Mudcats’ offense deserted them again in back-to-back Advanced-A Carolina League losses to the Salem Red Sox over the … more
ZEBULON — With the use of the long ball, the Carolina Mudcats won their third straight contest Friday night, erasing a seventh-inning deficit and defeating the Salem Red Sox 6-4 in the opening … more
KINSTON — Devin Hairston gave the Carolina Mudcats a 4-3 lead in the top of the eighth inning, but that margin did not hold up as Curtis Terry’s three-run homer with two outs in the … more
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