Stories by Joedy McCreary

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Law could mean out-of-state teams won't play ball

Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport's governing body's demands for discrimination-free ...
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Hot second half fires Virginia

RALEIGH, N.C. -  Malcolm Brogdon scored 22 points and Virginia used some hot second-half shooting to beat Butler 77-69 on Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
By Joedy McCreary

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Tigers claim top honors in ACC

Deshaun Watson was honored as the ACC's Offensive Player of the Year, lineman Shaq Lawson was picked as the Defensive Player of the Year and Dabo Swinney was selected as the Coach of the Year.
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

Duke defense handles Georgia Tech

DURHAM, N.C. - Shaquille Powell ran for three touchdowns and the Blue Devils dominated one of the nation's top rushing teams in a 34-20 victory Saturday.
By Joedy McCreary

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

Jackets, Blue Devils meet in key division tilt

DURHAM, N.C. - Whoever wins the Georgia Tech-Duke game will grab an early edge in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division race. Yet the loser certainly won't be out of it.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

Love, 51, returns to top at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Davis Love III's long victory drought is over. Tiger Woods will have to wait a while to get another chance.
By Joedy McCreary

Friday, Aug 21, 2015

Woods shares lead at Wyndham Classic

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Tiger Woods Woods shot 5-under-par 65 on Friday to share the second-round lead with rookie Tom Hoge at the Wyndham Classic.
By Joedy McCreary

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

Woods opens with best round in two years

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Tiger Woods kept saying his game was getting better, even though his results didn't show it. On his first day at the Wyndham Championship, his score finally did.
By Joedy McCreary

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

Woods has one last chance to make the playoffs

GREENSBORO, N.C. - It's now or never for many players at the Wyndham Championship - the last chance to qualify for golf's postseason. That group includes Tiger Woods.
By Joedy McCreary

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Clemson picked to win ACC

PINEHURST, N.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hopes Deshaun Watson takes another step forward this season. The voters think the other Tigers will, too.
By Joedy McCreary

Monday, July 20, 2015

ACC settles into period of strength, stability

PINEHURST, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference has entered a period of strength and stability. Nobody's coming in anytime soon, and nobody's leaving.
By Joedy McCreary

Monday, May 18, 2015

Louisville enters first ACC baseball tournament as favorite

Louisville hasn't even been in the Atlantic Coast Conference for a full year. For these Cardinals, that's still long enough to feel the weight of the league's pesky national title drought.
By Joedy McCreary

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Smith's 'perfect sidekick' dies

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The North Carolina basketball family has lost a second beloved coach in the last few months with the death of Bill Guthridge, Dean Smith's "perfect sidekick."
By Joedy McCreary

Friday, May 8, 2015

Duke seeking third consecutive title

DURHAM, N.C. - Duke followed one national championship in men's lacrosse by winning another.
By Joedy McCreary

Monday, April 27, 2015

Spring practice marked by change in ACC Coastal

Plenty has changed around the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division in the past few months.
By Joedy McCreary

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Duke celebrates its latest national title

DURHAM, N.C. - Duke brought its latest national championship trophy back to campus Tuesday, with perhaps 8,000 fans flocking to Cameron for this celebration.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, March 29, 2015

South Carolina women earn Final Four trip

Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes, and South Carolina beat Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final.
By Joedy McCreary

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Gamecocks are eager for this rematch

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Top-seeded South Carolina earned a conveniently short trip for its NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance. Its opponent - fourth-seeded North Carolina, the lowest seed left in the ...
By Joedy McCreary

Monday, March 23, 2015

Tar Heels reach Sweet 16 on freshman's buzzer beater

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Jamie Cherry hit a jumper with 0.6 seconds left and North Carolina beat Ohio State 86-84 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, March 14, 2015

No. 11 Irish beat No. 2 Duke

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Bonzie Colson scored 17 points and No. 11 Notre Dame beat No. 2 Duke 74-64 on Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals.
By Joedy McCreary
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