When Izzy Brown, daughter of N.C. State basketball star Chucky Brown, was given the opportunity to continue her soccer career, she picked prestige over pedigree: the allure of UNC’s team, sporting 22 national championships in the last 36 years, was too enticing to pass up.
The Carolina Panthers report to training camp at Wofford College in Spartanburg on Wednesday, the first act in the defense of their NFC championship season. Here are 22 things you can expect to see in the preseason.
NBA star Michael Jordan said he can no longer stay silent when it comes to police violence. He announced donations of $1 million to two organizations working to bring black communities and law enforcement together.
U.S. Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is about to become the first Team USA athlete to participate in her sport while wearing a hijab, the traditional covering for the hair and neck worn by Muslim women.
From Winston-Salem to Melbourne to ... the Carolina Panthers? Former college basketball player Eric Wallace took an unusual route to Monday’s signing with the Carolina Panthers. It included knocking on Ricky Proehl’s door.
Positive thinking was the mantra as Josh Pastner rode the July prep basketball circuit, a duty some coaches regard as a painful ordeal. But, then, where others find life’s glass half-full or half-empty, the new Georgia Tech men’s coach is relentlessly wedded to staying positive.
Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim reached the Round of 16 in the U.S. Girls’ Junior Golf Championship last week at in Paramus, N.J., before getting eliminated from the national tournament. She has the USGA Women’s Amateur still to go.