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8 sports wagering operators are licensed in North Carolina to take bets starting March 11

Feb. 29, 2024 23:45 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eight sports gambling companies received North Carolina government licenses on Thursday so they can accept wagers from people in the state from mobile devices and computers in less than two weeks. The North Carolina State Lottery Commission, which is tasked to...

Towson wins 84-58 over N.C. A&T

Feb. 29, 2024 23:34 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Christian May had 15 points in Towson's 84-58 victory against N.C. A&T on Thursday night. May had five rebounds for the Tigers (18-12, 11-6 Coastal Athletic Association). Nendah Tarke scored 12 points and added 10 rebounds, five assists, and three...

Rivers scores 22, hits clinching FT in OT to give No. 12 NC State women 75-71 win over No. 17 Orange

Feb. 29, 2024 22:59 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Saniya Rivers scored 22 points, including the clinching free throws with 10.9 seconds left in overtime and No. 12 North Carolina State defeated No. 19 Syracuse 75-71 on Thursday night. The win gave the Wolfpack a shot at the No. 2 seed in the ACC tournament...

North Carolina's public system will require colleges to get OK before changing sports conferences

Feb. 29, 2024 16:43 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The board overseeing North Carolina’s public university system will require schools to get approval to change athletic conferences, which most notably could impact any potential move by Atlantic Coast Conference members North Carolina and North Carolina State. ...

What is Super Tuesday? Why it matters and what to watch

Feb. 29, 2024 14:52 PM EST

The biggest day of this year's primary campaign is approaching as 16 states vote in contests known as Super Tuesday. The elections are a crucial moment for President Joe Biden and Donald Trump, who are the overwhelming front-runners for the Democratic and Republican presidential...

N.C. A&T hosts Towson after Glasper's 27-point showing

Feb. 29, 2024 03:55 AM EST

Towson Tigers (17-12, 10-6 CAA) at North Carolina A&T Aggies (7-22, 5-11 CAA) Greensboro, North Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tigers -12; over/under is 129.5 BOTTOM LINE: N.C. A&T plays the Towson Tigers after Landon...

North Carolina's 5 open congressional seats drawing candidates in droves

Feb. 29, 2024 00:28 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With five members of North Carolina's U.S. House delegation declining to run this year, next week's primaries have attracted dozens of Republican candidates seeking what could become extended time on Capitol Hill. Some of the turnover can be attributed to...

North Carolina judges weigh governor's challenge to changes for elections boards

Feb. 28, 2024 21:50 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A panel of North Carolina judges weighed arguments Wednesday on whether a new law that transfers Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s powers to choose election board members to the now Republican-controlled legislature should be struck down or can be enforced. The...

Clemson, Swinney hoping to build off 5-game winning streak to finish 2023

Feb. 28, 2024 19:07 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney challenged his team to finish a spiraling season strong and the Tigers complied, ending with five straight victories. Swinney now wants his players to keep pushing forward as Clemson opened spring workouts Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Feb. 28, 2024 07:14 AM EST

Winston-Salem Journal. February 21, 2024. Editorial: Forever together: The legacy of Henry and Shirley Frye is now cast in stone In a time when hardly anyone can seem to agree on anything, we double-dog dare you to find one person who opposes the newly erected statues...