Winter already? Snow, deep freeze from Rockies to East Coast

U.S. 11/11/19, 19:04

An arctic air mass that brought snow and ice to an area stretching from the Rocky Mountains to northern New England on Monday was poised to give way to record-breaking cold temperatures. In mid-Michigan, three people were killed in a two-vehicle crash that the Eaton County sheriff's department attributed to heavy ...

AMBER ALERT: 3-year-old girl abducted in north Carolina: Police

U.S. 10/10/19, 05:00

Greensboro Police are looking for a 3-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted Wednesday night, Oct. 9, from the area of Phillips Street. There was an alert about the kidnapping at 6:33 p.m., according to the Greensboro Police Department. Ahlora Lindiment, the missing girl, is identified as 2 feet tall, weighs 40 pounds ...

A separate war: Pioneering black Marines endured, prevailed

U.S. 05/17/19, 00:11

It was the dress blue uniforms that drew John Thompson to join the U.S. Marines, where black men were not welcome, so he could defend a country that denied him the rights he wanted to fight for."I said, 'Wow, that's a real pretty uniform,'" recalls Thompson, now 94.It took President ...

Swofford: August launch of ACC TV channel ‘on schedule’

Sports 05/06/19, 13:57

Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford says "everything is on schedule" for the August launch of the league's TV channel.Speaking Monday at a regional Associated Press Sports Editors meeting, Swofford says a focus now is getting more distribution deals for TV providers to carry the ACC Network. He said the ...

Top-seed Baylor routs Iowa 85-53 to cruise to Final Four

Sports 04/01/19, 20:03

Lauren Cox had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Baylor earned its first Final Four berth since 2012 by beating Iowa 85-53 on Monday night in the Greensboro Regional final.Didi Richards added 16 points and 10 rebounds, Chloe Jackson had 14 points and the Bears (35-1) — the top overall ...

Baylor beats South Carolina 93-68, returns to Elite 8

Sports 03/30/19, 15:06

Baylor reached the Elite Eight for the fifth time in six years with another dominant performance, leading by as many as 30 points in a 93-68 victory over South Carolina on Saturday in the Greensboro Regional semifinals.Didi Richards scored a career-high 25 points, and Lauren Cox added 17 points and ...

Gustafson, Iowa reach Elite 8 by beating NC State 79-61

Sports 03/30/19, 12:37

Megan Gustafson had 27 points and 12 rebounds to lead Iowa past North Carolina State 79-61 on Saturday in the Greensboro Regional semifinals.Hannah Stewart added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Gustafson, who averages a Division I-best 28 points while also ranking second in rebounding, finished with her 33rd double-double to ...

NC State, Kentucky meet with Sweet 16 spot on the line

Hockey 03/24/19, 13:30

North Carolina State has been nearly perfect in NCAA Tournament games in its hometown.Standing between the Wolfpack and another Sweet 16 appearance is Kentucky and its turnover-forcing press.Third-seeded N.C. State (27-5) faces the sixth-seeded Wildcats (25-7) on Monday night in a second-round matchup with the winner advancing to the semifinals ...

UNCG, Indiana, Bama and TCU earn top seeds in NIT

Basketball 03/17/19, 20:31

UNC Greensboro, Indiana, Alabama and TCU are the No. 1 seeds for the 32-team National Invitation Tournament.UNC Greensboro (28-6) was hoping to give the Southern Conference its first at-large NCAA Tournament bid and appeared to be in the field until Oregon upset Washington for the Pac-12 title on Saturday night.The ...

Wofford’s rally has bubble teams breathing sighs of relief

Basketball 03/12/19, 02:20

Wofford made plenty of NCAA Tournament at-large candidates nervous before doing them all a favor.The 20th-ranked Terriers trailed most of the way before closing with a 20-3 run to outlast UNC Greensboro 70-58 on Monday night in the Southern Conference Tournament championship game at Asheville, North Carolina.Wofford has won 20 ...

Hoover leads No. 20 Wofford to SoCon title 70-58 over UNCG

Sports 03/11/19, 20:55

Fletcher Magee and Nathan Hoover each scored 20 points and No. 20 Wofford battled back to defeat UNC Greensboro 70-58 Monday night to win the Southern Conference Tournament for the fifth time in 10 seasons and earn an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.Hoover scored all 20 points in the ...

Duke’s Williamson, UVa’s Bennett earn individual ACC awards

Basketball 03/11/19, 13:29

Duke freshman Zion Williamson has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference's player and rookie of the year, and Virginia coach Tony Bennett was picked as coach of the year.The ACC on Monday announced its award-winners following a vote of 55 media members and the league's 15 head coaches.Williamson received ...

No. 4 Irish women beat No. 3 Louisville to win ACC tourney

Sports 03/10/19, 13:06

Jessica Shepard had a season-high 30 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 4 Notre Dame claimed its fifth Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title in six years by routing No. 3 Louisville 99-79 on Sunday.Jackie Young added 21 points and 10 rebounds, Brianna Turner had 20 points and Marina Mabrey and ...

No. 9 NC State tops No. 22 FSU 69-62 in ACC quarterfinals

Sports 03/08/19, 22:35

Elissa Cunane had 22 points, and No. 9 North Carolina State held on to beat No. 22 Florida State 69-62 on Friday night in an Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinal.DD Rogers added 16 points and Aislinn Konig finished with 12 for the third-seeded Wolfpack (26-4), who reached the semifinals for the ...

No. 2 Cards pull away for 75-67 win over Clemson at ACC

Baseball 03/08/19, 20:14

Asia Durr scored 24 points, and No. 2 Louisville pulled away to beat Clemson 75-67 on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.Dana Evans had seven of her 15 points during a fourth-quarter run that helped the second-seeded Cardinals (28-2) separate themselves from the Tigers and ...

Ogunbowale, No. 4 Irish beat UNC 95-77 in ACC quarterfinals

Sports 03/08/19, 15:54

Arike Ogunbowale scored 28 points, and No. 4 Notre Dame beat North Carolina 95-77 on Friday in an Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinal.Brianna Turner had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Jackie Young finished with 19 points and nine assists to help the top-seeded Fighting Irish (28-3) win their seventh straight ...

No. 16 Kentucky tops Louisville 71-58 in Bluegrass rivalry

Sports 12/29/18, 18:03

Tyler Herro better get used to being the center of attention after a career performance that also showed how No. 16 Kentucky has progressed since its season-opening blowout loss to Duke. The freshman guard had a career-high 24 points, Keldon Johnson added 15 and the Wildcats beat Louisville 71-58 on Saturday ...

Clemson RB Etienne leads ACC’s all-conference team

Football 11/26/18, 16:04

No. 2 Clemson placed five players on the Atlantic Coast Conference's all-league team.Running back Travis Etienne received a league-best 174 points in results announced Monday and determined by a vote of 46 media members and the league's 14 head coaches.Players received three points for a first-team vote, two for a ...

ACC issues 1-half suspensions to 7 players involved in brawl

Football 11/26/18, 11:00

The Atlantic Coast Conference has suspended and reprimanded seven players who took part in an end-zone brawl following North Carolina State's victory over North Carolina.The league said Monday that four players from UNC and three from N.C. State will be suspended for one half of their team's next game.The players ...

Borrego: Hiring female coaches shows NBA trending right way

Basketball 10/22/18, 03:13

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants more women throughout the league. He's getting his wish.In recent days, two significant moves were made, with Kristi Toliver being added to Washington's staff of assistant coaches, and Chasity Melvin getting hired as an assistant coach with Charlotte's G League affiliate in Greensboro, North Carolina.Those ...

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