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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence looks to pass against LSU during the second half of an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. The top-ranked Tigers are 29-1 over the past two seasons and have won five straight ACC championships. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

No. 1 Clemson picked to win sixth straight ACC championship

Sep. 4, 2020 12:31 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Top-ranked Clemson is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference championship for a sixth straight season. The league released voting results Friday from media members for predicted order of finish and preseason all-conference picks, with the Tigers picked ahead of...

Prosecutors charge 19 in North Carolina with voter fraud

Sep. 2, 2020 6:58 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in North Carolina announced voter fraud charges Wednesday against 19 non-citizens accused of illegally casting a ballot in 2016. Each defendant voted in a federal election in 2016, and one defendant also voted in 2018, according to a news release from United...

Crowd protests outside US Postmaster's North Carolina home

Aug. 17, 2020 8:34 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 demonstrators converged outside the North Carolina mansion of the postmaster general, protesting the cutbacks, delays and other changes to the U.S. Postal Service that have created fears for mail-in voting ahead of the November presidential election. Protesters...

Jim Herman holds the championship trophy after winning the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Herman rallies to win Wyndham, qualify for FedEx playoffs

Aug. 16, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jim Herman's got a plan to keep his PGA Tour career thriving — play more rounds with President Donald Trump. Whenever Herman plays golf with the president, soon after he hoists a trophy. It happened in 2016 with his breakthrough victory at the Houston Open, again before he...

Si Woo Kim, of South Korea, drives on the second hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Kim shoots 62 for 2-shot lead after 3 rounds at Wyndham

Aug. 15, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Si Woo Kim thinks he's playing like he did four years ago when he earned his first PGA Tour victory at the Wyndham Championship. That could be a really bad omen for those chasing Kim in Sunday's final round. Kim had a hole-in-one on the way to 62 and a two-shot lead over Doc...

Tom Hoge watches his drive on the ninth hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Hoge in four-way tie for Wyndham lead after two rounds

Aug. 14, 2020 11:29 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tom Hoge maintained a share of the lead Friday at the Wyndham Championship, this time alongside Si Woo Kim, Talor Gooch and Billy Horschel. Hoge, tied for the first-round lead with Harold Varner III and Roger Sloan, kept in front with a steady 2-under 68 to get to 10-under par. ...

Harold Varner III misses his birdie putt attempt on the seventh hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Varner III, Hoge, Sloan share Wyndham lead tied at 62

Aug. 13, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Harold Varner III, Tom Hoge and Roger Sloan each shot 8-under 62 on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Wyndham Championship, the PGA Tour's final regular-season event before the FedEx Cup playoffs. Varner started the go-low parade at at Sedgefield Country Club with an...

ACC limits football schedule to 11 games; Notre Dame will play 10 ACC foes and be eligible for the conference title game

Jul. 29, 2020 4:47 PM EDT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — ACC limits football schedule to 11 games; Notre Dame will play 10 ACC foes and be eligible for the conference title game.
President Donald Trump speaks with Terry Sharpe, known as the

Trump welcomes 'The Walking Marine' to White House

Jul. 27, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday welcomed a Marine veteran to the White House as he completed his 300-mile walk to the nation's capital to raise awareness about the problem of veteran suicide. Terry Sharpe, 69, was met at the Washington Monument by Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President...