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Djokovic out of US Open after hitting line judge with ball

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic has been defaulted from his fourth-round match at the U.S. Open after he accidentally hit a line judge with a tennis ball.

Wahine Classic Surf Competition held at Carolina Beach

he competition has been a New Hanover County staple since 1997, and was started to promote the physical, mental, and emotional well being of women and girls.

Jack Nicklaus says he tested positive for coronavirus

Jack Nicklaus says he and wife Barbara tested positive for the coronavirus at the onset of the pandemic.

Ex-football player receives 20-year sentence on drug charge

A former college football player who went to trial for violating North Carolina’s sports agent law has received a 20-year prison sentence on a drug conviction in Georgia following a probation violation.

2020 Minor League Baseball season cancelled

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

Judge rules against reopening Ace Speedway

A North Carolina judge has ruled in favor of the state against Ace Speedway in Alamance County which has been at the center of controversy during the state's shutdown.

NCHSAA extends dead period to June 15th, eyeing return of sports

High School athletes across the state of North Carolina have been out of sports for nearly two months now with the covid-19 outbreak. On Tuesday, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association released information on when those athletes may get to resume activities.

NFL draft averages record 8.4M viewers across 3 days

Seth Markman was just as nervous as NFL coaches and general managers about the unknown factors involved with a virtual draft.

NCHSAA suspends all sporting events until April

Due to the threat from COVID-19, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has made the decision to postpone the 2020 Men’s and Women’s Basketball State Championships indefinitely.

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Multiple injuries in traffic accident in Southport

The accident happened on Long Beach Road near Faith Boulevard. Fire and EMS are treating those injured.

Swimmer drowns in Surf City

Advanced life support was administered from Pender EMS and Fire and the Surf City Fire Department, but the victim did not survive.

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.

First NFL player ruled inactive for COVID-19 test

ATLANTA (CBS) - A.J. Terrell has officially been ruled out for Week 3 as the first NFL player to be placed on the league's...