Every year, the Fourth of July is free fishing day in North Carolina. From 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., everyone in North Carolina can fish in any public body of water without purchasing a fishing license or additional trout fishing license.
Rising Green Hope senior Bryce Dixon committed to N.C. State on Friday. Dixon, a 6-foot-3, 224-pound wide receiver, projects as an H-back for the Wolfpack and could line up in the backfield, on the line or in the slot.
Wimbledon, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Playing her first tennis since capturing the French Open title four weeks ago, Serena Williams was an easy opening-round winner Monday at Wimbledon. Fellow former Wimbledon champs Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams joined Serena in the round of 64.
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Josh Reddick and Ike Davis smacked two-run homers as part of a four-run first inning and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Colorado Rockies 7-1 in the opener of a three-game set.
Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as the first openly transgender swimmer in the NCAA.
Josh Reddick and Ike Davis hit two-run homers in the first inning to back seven scoreless innings from Kendall Graveman, and the Oakland Athletics snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-1 on Monday night.
Rookie Cody Anderson took a bid for a perfect game into the seventh inning in his second major league start, and the struggling Cleveland Indians snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.
Mike Trout and C.J. Cron homered, Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun added run-scoring doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees 4-1 Monday night for their fifth victory in seven games.