North Carolina FC midfielder Austin da Luz felt he needed to respond in some way to HB2 and the way it portrayed his home state. His "Playing for Pride" fundraising campaign to support LGBTQ rights, has taken off beyond what he ever imagined.
A promotional video from the North Carolina Football Club pitches the virtues of Raleigh as the best place for a Major League Soccer expansion team to land in 2020. The pitch includes building a new stadium in downtown Raleigh.
Video: Carolina RailHawks General Manager Curt Johnson introduces Omar Bravo as the newest member of the Carolina RailHawks on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 during a press conference at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C.
Supporters of English soccer club West Ham United, which will play a friendly against the Carolina RailHawks on Tuesday night, pack London Bridge Pub in Raleigh. The gathering on Tuesday afternoon was the club's official pregame party prior to the
President Obama honors the Women's World Cup soccer team at the White House, noting former Tar Heel Heather O'Reilly's game face and that this team "taught all of America's children that playing like a girl means you're a badass".