ACC Olympic sports to delay start until Sept. 1

The Atlantic Coast Conference will delay the start of its fall Olympic sports until Sept. 1.

  High school sports calendar up for discussion Wednesday

  New Hanover County sports teams open summer workouts

  High school athletes to start training again in some school systems

Pender County Schools to begin voluntary athletic training

  Former UNCW men’s basketball assistant coach comes out as gay

Cam Newton says farewell as he joins new team: ‘I never once wanted to leave Carolina’

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Source: Patriots sign QB Cam Newton to replace Brady

  New Hanover County high schools will resume limited athletic activities on July 6

  Brunswick County teen receives honor from former President George W. Bush

Wilmington Sharks announce cancellation of upcoming summer season

Minnesota Twins sign UNCW pitcher Zarion Sharpe

  NASCAR moves 2020 All-Star Race from Charlotte to Bristol, Tenn. over COVID-19 concerns

Padres select West Columbus pitcher in 5th round of MLB draft

The San Diego Padres drafted West Columbus High School pitcher Jagger Haynes in the fifth round 139th overall in the Major League Baseball draft on Thursday

NASCAR bans display of Confederate flag from all events, properties

NASCAR is prohibiting the display of the Confederate flag at all events and properties.

Carolina Panthers remove Jerry Richardson statue from Bank of America Stadium

Crews are removing the Jerry Richardson statue from the front of Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte Wednesday afternoon.

N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission stock Northeast Cape Fear River with largemouth bass

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) fisheries biologists recently restocked the Cape Fear River with 134,000 largemouth bass fingerlings to help jumpstart the fishery.

NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace unveils new #BlackLivesMatter car

  BIG ROCK: Michael Jordan’s boat brings in 442.3-pound marlin

  New Hanover County coaches and athletes wait for okay to return for workouts

  NC high school sports allowed to resume June 15, NCHSAA says

Former Seahawk joins UNCW basketball coaching staff

Drew Brees takes to social media to apologize for comments on protests

CAA makes scheduling change for Olympic Sports In 2020-21

In response to the multitude of challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Colonial Athletic Association has adopted an innovative scheduling concept for Olympic team sports during the 2020-21 season.

Top three basketball recruit from Wilmington commits to USC

Ashley High School basketball player Saniya Rivers has committed to play basketball at the University of South Carolina.

NCHSAA extends dead period until June 15

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has extended the coronavirus dead period until June 15.

Appalachian State University eliminating three sports due to financial impact of COVID-19

App State is eliminating the varsity sports of men’s soccer, men’s tennis and men’s indoor track & field.

  Former West Bladen football standout is headed to Auburn

West Bladen High School graduate Brandon Council has come a long way since playing football for the Knight.

East Carolina cutting four athletics programs due to budget shortfall

East Carolina University says it is cutting four sports programs because of budget problems.

South Brunswick names Justin Garza as Athletic Director

Justin Garza has been named Athletic Director at South Brunswick High School

UNCW will still host the next CAA baseball tournament

UNCW was supposed to be hosting the CAA baseball championship tournament at Brooks Field this month, but the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out spring sports on collegiate campuses.

  National Federation of State High School Associations sends guidance for return of high school sports

The National Federation of State High School Associations released guidance on Tuesday for high school athletics and activities to return during the coronavirus pandemic.

Pridgen verbally commits to UNCW, according to website

An online site that monitors movement inside college basketball reported Saturday that Holy Cross star athlete Joe Pridgen has verbally committed to transfer to UNCW.

UNCW cancels all athletic camps through July 29

UNCW on Friday announced that all athletic summer camps through the end of Summer Session II (July 29) have been canceled.

Quail Hollow Club to Host PGA Championship in 2025

The PGA of America announced today that Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, will host the 2025 PGA Championship.

NASCAR plans to race its way through the South in June

It will be a summer in the South for NASCAR: The stock car series says it will stick to Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia, Florida and Alabama for June races - all of them without fans.

When is it safe for an athlete to return to play after recovering from COVID-19?

The American College of Cardiology Sports and Exercise Council issued recommendations on when it is safe for an athlete who has recovered from COVID-19 to return to play.

Larrell Murchison signs with Tennessee Titans

Former East Bladen football player Larrell Murchison has signed a four-year contact with the Tennessee Titans.

UNCW baseball coach remembers minor league season playing with Michael Jordan

“The Last Dance” is a 10-part documentary on the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls has Michael Jordan back in the headlines.

  Bike shops trying to keep up with demand

In March North Carolina and local governments ordered the closing of non-essential businesses because of the coronavirus but bicycle shops were one of those businesses that have been allowed to stay open.

Carolina Panthers face Super Bowl champs, former head coach in 2020 season

The Carolina Panthers will start their season facing the Las Vegas Raiders at Bank of America Stadium.

ECU pitcher joining UNCW baseball team

The UNCW baseball team is adding another Benton to its roster.

  UNCW men’s basketball player making most of home routine

With campus and local gym’s closed because of the coronavirus, UNCW basketball rising senior John Bowen has become creative with his workout routine.

NASCAR to officially return without fans, four May races in Charlotte including Coca-Cola 600

NASCAR is officially returning and will hold several May races in Charlotte including the Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day Weekend for the 60th consecutive season.

Wake Forest turns to ETSU’s Forbes as men’s basketball coach

Wake Forest has hired East Tennessee State’s Steve Forbes as its men’s basketball coach.

2020 NCHSAA Spring Board of Directors Meeting Concludes

2020 NCHSAA Spring Board of Directors Meeting Concludes

  NCHSAA: No timetable set for return of high school sports

The coronavirus forced the North Carolina High School Athletic Association to cancel the rest of the 2019-20 sports season.

  Wilmington Sharks schedule July 1 opening day

The Wilmington Sharks hope to be playing baseball this summer.

ACC men’s hoops tourney going back to Greensboro

The Atlantic Coast Conference will bring its men’s basketball tournament back to Greensboro, North Carolina in 2023 after this year’s tournament there was canceled near the midway point due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  High school quarterback has unique drill to improve

High school football season is still months away, but the coronavirus has put teams behind schedule getting ready for next season.

  NASCAR has plan to start racing in May

NACAR racing could be returning to North Carolina soon.

  High school basketball recruiting taking hit because of coronavirus

With AAU tournaments postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus, high school basketball players are missing out on opportunities to be seen by college coaches.

  92-year-old gets up from recliner, dances, after hearing grandson is selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in NFL draft

92-year-old gets up from recliner,dances,after hearing grandson is selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in NFL draft

Tennessee Titans select Bladen County native in NFL draft

Larrell Murchison graduated from East Bladen High School, before going on to a stellar collegiate career to prepare him for professional football.

  Former Ashley standout Alex Highsmith selected in NFL draft by Steelers

Former Ashley standout Alex Highsmith selected in NFL draft

High schools sports finished for the 2019-2020 season

High schools sports finished for the 2019-2020 season

Panthers draft Auburn’s Brown with No. 7 overall pick

The Carolina Panthers have selected defensive tackle Derrick Brown from Auburn with the seventh overall pick in the NFL draft, and their hope is he bolsters a unit that was ravaged in free agency and in dire need of an upgrade.

  New Hanover County working to make parks safer

Gyms are closed due to the coronavirus, but people are still finding other ways to workout.

  Former UNCW women’s soccer player getting ready to work in ER in New York hospital

Former UNCW women’s soccer player Lindsay Henry is getting ready to leave home in Virginia and head to New York City to work in an Emergency Room on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.

  Town of Shallotte and West Brunswick High School honor senior spring athletes

After the coronavirus crisis put a halt to high school sports, West Brunswick High School administrators wanted to find a fun place the display senior banners normally hung at the school’s athletic fields.

Fans sue MLB, teams over ticket money, ask for class action

Opening day on March 26 was pushed back until mid-May at the earliest after a national emergency was declared due to the new coronavirus pandemic.

  Laney Athletic Director featured in “The Last Dance”

The Laney High School Athletic Director coached Michael Jordan long before he was known as the greatest of all-time.

  Pender standout discusses why he picked UNCW basketball

Because of the coronavirus crisis, Pender High School senior Jajuan Carr has never spoken face-to-face with new UNCW head coach Takayo Siddle.

State lawmakers call on Gov. Cooper to reopen Charlotte Motor Speedway for race without fans

The plan would call for racing with no fans. The Coca-Cola 600 is scheduled for May 24.

  Work continues keeps up with athletic fields at UNCW

Because of the coronavirus, no games have been played on any of the athletic fields at UNCW but they still need to be maintained.

UNCW women’s soccer signs former Hoggard keeper

UNCW Head Women’s Soccer Coach Chris Neal has announced the addition of Wilmington native Blair Barefoot to the Seahawks’ roster for the 2020 season.

UNCW big man transferring to St. Louis University

UNCW men’s basketball player Marten Linssen has transferred to St. Louis University.

Christian McCaffrey’s ‘22 and You’ initiative now supports repair of life-saving ventilators

Carolina Panthers star running back Christian McCaffrey’s “22 and You” initiative will now support the repair of life-saving ventilators in the Carolinas.

UNCW men’s basketball team signs three recruits

UNCW men’s basketball team signs three recruits

Former Seahawk on the road back to the major leagues

Nearly two years after making his Major League debut, former UNCW pitcher Seth Frankoff is back pitching with a major league club in spring training hoping to make the Padres opening day roster.

UNCW women’s basketball team adds pair of JUCO players

Camille Downs, a 5-11 guard/forward from Fredericksburg, Va., and Za’Nautica Downs, a 5-9 guard from Moultrie, Ga., each have two years of eligibility remaining.

Golf carts to return to the Wilmington Municipal Golf Course

You soon will be able to use a golf cart at the Wilmington Municipal Golf Course.

  Student athletes missing signing day events because of impact of coronavirus

High school seniors may miss out on many activities such as prom and graduation because of the coronavirus crisis.

  Mom of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns dies from COVID-19

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 pick out of the University of Kentucky in the 2015 NBA draft.

Report: Christian McCaffrey signs extension with Panthers, becomes highest-paid RB in NFL history

Christian McCaffrey has signed a four-year extension with the Carolina Panthers in a deal that makes him the highest-paid running back in NFL history, according to multiple reports.

NASCAR’s Larson suspended for racial slur in virtual race

Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night when he appeared to lose communication on his headset with his spotter when he used the N-word.

UNCW men’s basketball lands another recruit

UNCW men’s basketball coach Takayo Siddle continues to build his roster for the 2020-21 season.

Duke freshman big man Vernon Carey Jr. entering NBA draft

Duke freshman Vernon Carey Jr. is entering the NBA draft.

Former West Bladen star heading to Auburn

The Akron grad transfer announced his decision in a tweet Thursday night.

Former Seahawk earns Irish Superleague Player of the Years honors

The Irish Super league named former UNCW women’s basketball player Shrita Parker the player of the year.

  Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapists adapting rehab because of coronavirus

The coronavirus crisis is changing the way that Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapists are working.