Local Sports Briefs

Local players show off in annual basketball tourneyPEMBROKE — The annual Lumbee Games 3-on-3 basketball tournament was played out over the weeke...

July 7th, 2015 |  


Top-ranked golferRory McIlroy injuresankle playing soccer

Top-ranked golferRory McIlroy injuresankle playing soccer

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July 7th, 2015 |  


Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins crash-marred 3rd stage

HUY, Belgium (AP) — British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader’s yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish vetera...

July 7th, 2015 |  


Lloyd hat trick leads US over Japan for World Cup title

Lloyd hat trick leads US over Japan for World Cup title

By Anne M. Peterson AP Sports Writer VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sun...

July 6th, 2015 |  


Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon’s crash

Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon’s crash

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July 6th, 2015 |  


Think I hear the Greenbrier country calling

Think I hear the Greenbrier country calling

Frank Taylor, Sports Editor Bob Downing | Akron Beacon Journal/MCT Hikers and mountain bikers can take advantage of the Greenbrier River Trai...

July 5th, 2015 updated: July 6th, 2015. |  


US women hope to reverse history

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011.That was the day the United States lost to Japan in t...

July 5th, 2015 |  


Bohn bolts into tie for lead

Bohn bolts into tie for lead

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July 5th, 2015 |  


Washout helps Dale Jr.

Washout helps Dale Jr.

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July 5th, 2015 |  


For NBA rookies, summer league merely first step

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Barely a year ago, Justise Winslow and Myles Turner were high school players.Being in the NBA now hasn’t seemed to fa...

July 5th, 2015 |