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 8 p.m. match at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary.
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".
A Wake County jury spent less than two hours deliberating behind closed doors before finding Chad Copley guilty of first-degree murder. The jury found Copley guilty of premeditated murder in the shooting death Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas, 20, who was attending a party in Copley’s neighborhood.