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Earlier in the day on Friday, it was reported Muhammad Ali had been placed on life support. A few hours later, the boxing great passed away at age 74.

Duke Falls to UNCW in NCAA Opener....COLUMBIA, S.C. – UNCW jumped out to a commanding early lead, defeating Duke 11-1 in the first game of the NCAA Columbia Regional Friday afternoon at Founders Park.

Major League Baseball has announced that former Hickory Crawdad Nomar Mazara has been named the American League Rookie of the Month for May.

With the 2016 season in the books, Carolina baseball players will spread throughout the United States to play in some of the nation's top summer leagues. J.B. Bukauskas, who has accepted an invitation to play with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, leads a deep list of Tar Heels who will sharpen their skills against other top NCAA talent.

Aspegren Named Interim Head Coach at App State....BOONE, N.C.Justin Aspegren was named Appalachian State University baseball’s interim head coach on Thursday.