Sports

UNC Scandal

UNC was billed by football players’ lawyers, newly released records show

SBI investigators probing UNC’s academic scandal in 2012 sought information from roughly 10 football players about the bogus classes. But lawyers on their behalf prevented them from being interviewed. Newly released records show UNC was billed for their legal services.

Soccer

Debinha secures first home win for Courage

The North Carolina Courage christened its first game at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park with a 1-0 win over the Portland Thorns to move to 2-0 in the National Women’s Soccer League. The lone goal was scored by Debinha with 10 minutes left in the game.

   

Videos

Checkers' Saarela makes instant impact

Video: Finnish forward Aleksi Saarela joined the Charlotte Checkers, the Carolina Hurricanes' AHL affiliate, last month after playing in Finland and has made an instant impact with his scoring. The Checkers are in the AHL playoffs for the first time since 2013.
Chip Alexander calexander@newsobserver.com
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Checkers' Saarela makes instant impact

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