The Atlanta Braves and Cincinnati Reds will begin their best-of-three wild-card series Wednesday at noon, MLB announced Sunday night. The game will be televised on ESPN.
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LAS VEGAS — Two decades of heartbreak at his home track finally ended for Kurt Busch when a little bit of luck fell his way at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
FOREST CITY — All four Rutherford County high school football teams have set their respective schedules for the spring 2021 football season.
However many games the season was, under whatever unprecedented circumstances, the Braves have their third consecutive National League East title.
FOREST CITY — The East Rutherford football team is hosting a foursome golf tournament on Saturday Oct. 24 at the Forest City Municipal Golf Course. The cost is $60 per person or $240 for the foursome. There will be prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin. There will also be a sep…
AVONDALE — The athletics department at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) was able to add to an already historic 2019-2020 season this week. For the first time in school history, TJCA bested the rest of the Southern Piedmont 1A Conference to win the Wells Fargo Conference Cup. The Wel…
If Christian McCaffrey misses time because of the ankle injury he suffered in Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers, the Panthers only have one real option on the roster to replace him.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Feeding off one of the largest crowds at a sporting event during the coronavirus pandemic, Kevin Harvick steamrollered his way into the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs in a championship that is clearly his to lose.
FOREST CITY — The East Rutherford football team is hosting a foursome golf tournament on Saturday Oct. 24 at the Forest City Municipal Golf Course. The cost is $60 per person or $240 for the foursome.
The Big Ten will kick off its football season the weekend of Oct. 24 after the league’s presidents and chancellors unanimously voted to resume competition, citing daily testing capabilities and a stronger confidence in the latest medical information, the conference announced Wednesday morning.
The pandemic should be a wake-up call for those of us in high school sports. It’s presented a newer, more extreme version of the same old obstacles, a version that could jeopardize the lifeblood of athletic departments (which were always in more perilous shape than we wanted to admit, anyway).
RICHMOND, Va. — Brad Keselowski entered NASCAR’s playoffs certain he has as good a chance at the Cup championship as favorites Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin.
BOILING SPRINGS — A few weeks ago, Gardner-Webb (GWU) student-athletes and others in the community participated in a unity march and peaceful protest to bring attention to racial inequality. Now the GWU football team is finding another way to make their voices heard — from the voting booth.
BOILING SPRINGS — The Gardner-Webb baseball program has bolstered its coaching staff with several key additions, as announced by GWU head coach Jim Chester.
CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has released a number of details for the 2020-2021 sports seasons — including plans for the state playoffs in each sport — and new guidelines for skill development sessions.
NEW YORK — There’s no crowd at the U.S. Open this year to pull for Serena Williams and try to push her to victory. So she provided her own encouragement in a tough fourth-round match Monday.
The u16 Greater Cleveland County Soccer Association (GCCSA) girls team has been promoted to play in the first division this fall. Several players on the team attend school in Rutherford County including: Emily Alexander (Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA)), Tenley Bostwick: (TJCA), Li…