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Wilmington NC Sports

Thousands expected at Prosser funeral

The funeral for Wake Forest basketball coach Skip Prosser is scheduled tonight, five days after he died suddenly of an apparent heart attack. Full story...

Earnhardt merges with Hendrick, Harvick merges with Childress

Dale Earnhardt Junior and Kevin Harvick have partnered with their respective Cup team owners. Full story...

Panthers sign second-round pick Jarrett

The Carolina Panthers today signed second-round pick Dwayne Jarrett to a four-year contract worth nearly $4 million. Full story...

Panthers open camp in Spartanburgs

There's less pressure this year, no one thinks the Panthers are favorites for the Super Bowl, unlike last year. The team stumbled to an eight and eight record last year. Full story...

Wake Forest coach Skip Prosser dies at 56

The death of Wake Forest basketball coach Skip Prosser is sending shockwaves across the Tar Heel state and the sports world. Full story...

NASCAR's Richard Petty named North Carolinian of the Year

Petty won a record 200 NASCAR Winston Cup races and seven Daytona 500 races. He won 27 races in 1967 alone, 18 races in 1970 and 21 in 1971. Since 2000, no driver has won more than eight in a season. Only the late Dale Earnhardt matched Petty's seven NASCAR championships. Full story...

Krzyzewski brings Duke hoop dreams to life -- for a price

Coach K Court isn't just for Duke basketball players. Once a year, 80 weekend warriors take to the hardwood floor at Cameron Indoor Stadium and take part in a fantasy camp with coach Mike Krzyzewski's, the court's namesake. Full story...

Staal, brother arrested after bachelor party in Minnesota

Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal and his younger brother Jordan of the Pittsburgh Penguins were among 14 people arrested in Minnesota following a rowdy bachelor party for Eric Staal. Full story...

Panthers scrambling to avoid holdouts

The Carolina Panthers have avoided a holdout involving defensive tackle Kris Jenkins. Now they're trying to sign their top three draft picks before training camp starts Friday. Full story...

NASCAR driver Carl Edwards on the mend

A hospital spokeswoman says NASCAR driver Carl Edwards has been released from an Omaha hospital after being injured in a dirt track race. Full story...