Spotlight on Hurricanes, Avalanche with free agency looming
Hours after signing Norris Trophy finalist defenseman Cale Makar to a long-term contract, Joe Sakic still is not sure the Colorado Avalanche will be able to bring back captain Gabriel Landeskog and starting goaltender Philipp Grubauer.
Red Sox score 5 runs in 8th inning, rally past Yankees 5-4
BOSTON — Held hitless into the eighth inning by Domingo Germán and looking feeble, Alex Verdugo and the Boston Red Sox suddenly erupted for five runs and stormed past the New York Yankees 5-4 Sunday.
Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Sunday, July 25
TOKYO — A roundup of gold medals from Sunday, July 25, at the Tokyo Games:
Dressel wins US Olympic swimming gold; Aussie beats Ledecky
TOKYO — Caeleb Dressel got started on his quest for six gold medals in swimming Monday, while Katie Ledecky found herself in a very unusual position.
SEC takeover: Expansion would just mean more power, wealth
Barring a dramatic change of direction, Texas and Oklahoma are moving toward taking the Red River Rivalry to the Southeastern Conference in a seismic shift that will have repercussions in college sports from coast to coast.
US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends
SAITAMA, Japan — The final buzzer sounded and France barely celebrated.
Durant goes from small-town roots to featured back for Blue Devils
College football lore loves stories about the kid from a small, rural town making it big. They do it with strength gained from a back-breaking work of load.
Rojas, bullpen send Tobs past Sharks 6-4
As the summer winds down, there may not be a more potent No. 9 hitter in a Coastal Plain League lineup at the moment than Brainy Rojas.
Area calendar, July 26-27July 26, 2021
Monday, July 26 No events scheduled. Tuesday, July 27 Summer Collegiate Baseball Tri-City Chili Pep...
Rafael Devers homers twice, Red Sox beat Yankees 6-2
BOSTON — Rafael Devers hit two home runs, including a go-ahead blast in the fifth inning, to help the Boston Red Sox best New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole for the second straight time at Fenway Park in a 6-2 victory Friday night.
Olympics Latest: Szilagyi wins 3rd fencing gold in sabre
TOKYO — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a ye...
Guardians chosen as new name for Cleveland's baseball team
CLEVELAND — While riding his bike over a bridge across the Cuyahoga River near Progressive Field, Indians owner Paul Dolan rarely paid much attention to the eight giant stone figures that seem to guard the city.
Guess Who? 7 24 21July 24, 2021
"Guess Who?" is a weekly photo feature from The Wilson Times sports photo archives that will run eac...
Area calendar, July 24-25July 24, 2021
Saturday, July 24 Summer Collegiate Baseball Wilson Tobs at Peninsula Pilots, 7 p.m. Sunday, July 2...
Tobs win fourth straight, conclude ownership of Salamanders 14-1
HOLLY SPRINGS — If the Wilson Tobs could play the Holly Springs Salamanders for the entire length of their Coastal Plain League schedule, then their place in the Petitt Cup Playoffs would likely already be secure.
Rays rally past Cleveland after trading for slugger Nelson Cruz
CLEVELAND — Austin Meadows hit an RBI single in the 10th inning to cap Tampa Bay’s comeback in a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night, hours after the Rays acquired slugger Nelson Cruz from Minnesota.
Among NBA's best, Popovich still seeks golden touch with USA
Gregg Popovich is regarded as the NBA’s best, a coach that has won five championships and kept his team near the top for a quarter of a century.
AP source: Big 12 leaders discuss how to keep Texas and OU
INDIANAPOLIS — Big 12 leaders held a call without Texas and Oklahoma on Thursday to discuss how to keep the league's flagship schools from bolting to the Southeastern Conference — and contingency plans to survive without them.
Jordan's first year in NASCAR a missed layup with Wallace
LOUDON, N.H. — The 23XI Racing team posted a slideshow of the Bubba Wallace firesuit collection and asked fans to comment on their favorite. The designs were from business plucked straight out of Super Bowl ad space: Wallace was dressed by top companies in fast food, fantasy sports and auto insurance.
College coaches working to learn NIL impact on recruiting
CHARLOTTE — Devin Leary can only imagine what it's like being a high school recruit in the era of college athletes finally being able to profit from their fame. North Carolina State’s fourth-year quarterback figures there will be plenty of questions about how to cash in.
Jackson seeks feedback in Senate race
Plastic plant with 138 workers is closing
Vigil marks year since Cannon’s death
Teens charged with attempted murder
Workshop focuses on nutrition labels
In addition to preparing food, reading the Nutrition Facts label is a skill that is critical to impr...
Sweet way to enjoy fruit
This column first ran in July 2010. We still love this recipe. It’s been my son’s Christmas Eve “bir...