Wyndham Championship brings back memories for visitors

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wyndham Championship in Greensboro is a time-honored tradition for many people, and this year’s tournament is bringing back plenty of memories.  What You Need To Know Damian McHugh can list many reasons he’s glad to be back at the Wyndham Championship He started coming to the tournament in the 1980s with … Read more

High school coach gets back to competitive running at big Raleigh race

RALEIGH, N.C. — Megan Mansy was a runner in college and professionally, but after two hip surgeries, she thought her days of competition were over. What You Need To Know Megan Mansy ran at N.C. State and then went on to run professionally for HOKA One One in New York The Sir Walter Miler is … Read more

Legal battle over canceled Panthers’ Rock Hill practice facility continues

ROCK HILL, S.C. — The City of Rock Hill, York County and companies representing Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Football Club Owner David Tepper are continuing to argue in court over who’s to blame for the failed Panthers practice facility project in Rock Hill.  The project, which is incomplete, came to a halt in March of … Read more

Paramedics offer heat safety advice during Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 83rd annual Wyndham Golf Championship is underway in Greensboro, and paramedics have heat safety advice for spectators.  What You Need To Know The 83rd annual Wyndham Golf Championship is underway in Greensboro Guilford County EMS said about 75 people requested help during the 2021 Wyndham Championship for various reasons, including heat-related … Read more

Broadcasting legend Vin Scully dies at 94

LOS ANGELES — Broadcasting legend Vin Scully, who for years was the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, has died, the team has announced. He was 94. “We have lost an icon,” said Dodger President and CEO Stan Kasten. “Vin Scully was one of the greatest voices in all of sports. He was a giant … Read more

Racing returns to the iconic North Wilkesboro Speedway

WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — The roar of engines is back at the iconic North Wilkesboro Speedway.   What You Need To Know Racetrack Revival is underway at the North Wilkesboro Speedway  The event is attracting drivers from all over for the chance to bring grassroots racing back to the historic speedway Pavement racing will continue … Read more

AP sources: Decision in Watson discipline case coming Monday

CLEVELAND — A decision on discipline for Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson following accusations of sexual misconduct is coming Monday. What You Need To Know Two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that retired judge Sue L. Robinson has informed the NFL and the NFL Players’ Association she’s ready to issue … Read more

Hope Solo pleads guilty to DWI, gets 30-day sentence, fine

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. women’s national team star goalkeeper Hope Solo pleaded guilty Monday to driving while impaired, almost four months after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in North Carolina with her 2-year-old twins inside. Solo also was charged with misdemeanor child abuse and resisting a public officer … Read more

Ali’s ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ championship belt goes for $6.18M at auction

DALLAS — Muhammad Ali’s 1974 Rumble in the Jungle championship belt fetched an impressive $6.18 million at a Dallas auction on Sunday. The winner of the auction was owner and CEO of the Indianapolis Colts Jim Irsay. Irsay tweeted that the iconic belt has been added his collection of rock music memorabilia and American history and pop culture artifacts, just in time … Read more

Pinehurst to welcome back World Golf Hall of Fame

PINEHURST, N.C. — The World Golf Hall of Fame, which left North Carolina for Florida in 1988, is coming home.  It was originally founded in Pinehurst in 1974.  Local golf expert Bob Hansen is excited about the move and what it could mean for the future of golf and Pinehurst.  What You Need To Know … Read more