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DURHAM, N.C. | Krzyzewski: No ‘plan of execution’ for NCAA hoops reforms

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn’t believe the NCAA coordinated its reforms well enough. Speaking two days after the governing body announced numerous changes following a high-profile corruption scandal in college basketball, Krzyzewski on Friday said he approves the intent behind the changes but added that “they don’t have a plan of execution.” … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | Krzyzewski: No ‘plan of execution’ for NCAA hoops reforms

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Bubble Wrap maker under investigation by the SEC

CHARLOTTE, N.C — The Bubble Wrap trademark holder and maker is under investigation by the Securities Exchange Commission. The Charlotte Observer reports Sealed Air said in its second-quarter earnings report Monday that it received a subpoena on June 25 for accounting and financial reporting documents. Sealed Air says it’s cooperating with the SEC. A company … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Bubble Wrap maker under investigation by the SEC

RALEIGH, N.C. | NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C. — The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system as part of numerous reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The Indianapolis-based governing body for college sports announced Wednesday … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. | NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

MONROE, N.C. | Police make arrest in North Carolina lemonade vendor robbery

MONROE, N.C. — Deputies in North Carolina have arrested a suspect who they say robbed a 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, an incident which led to more than $200 in donations and a riding lawn mower. Tony Underwood of the Union County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday detectives obtained security camera footage which showed … Continue reading MONROE, N.C. | Police make arrest in North Carolina lemonade vendor robbery

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Sabates thinks France unfairly blamed for NASCAR’s downturn

CHARLOTTE, N.C — One of NASCAR’s longtime participants believes Brian France has been unfairly blamed for the downturn in NASCAR. France has taken a leave absence as chairman and CEO of NASCAR following his Sunday night arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. He’s held the position since 2003 and … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Sabates thinks France unfairly blamed for NASCAR’s downturn

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. | The Latest: UNC’s Carney says he made ‘a wrong decision’

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Latest on 13 North Carolina football players being suspended for selling school-issued shoes (all times local): ___ 4:25 p.m. One of the 13 North Carolina players suspended for selling school-issued shoes says he made “a wrong decision.” Defensive end Malik Carney was the only suspended player who spoke with reporters … Continue reading CHAPEL HILL, N.C. | The Latest: UNC’s Carney says he made ‘a wrong decision’

MONROE, N.C. | Lemonade stand robber on the run; DNA could help track him

MONROE, N.C. — A teenager who held up a North Carolina lemonade stand for $17 was still at large Monday, and authorities said they hoped to track him through surveillance footage and possible DNA and fingerprint tests. Neighbors were asked to check their home security cameras for possible clues, said Union County Sheriff’s Office spokesman … Continue reading MONROE, N.C. | Lemonade stand robber on the run; DNA could help track him

CHAPEL HILL, N.C | UNC: 13 players suspended for selling school-issued shoes

CHAPEL HILL, N.C — Thirteen North Carolina players face early season suspensions for selling team-issued shoes. UNC said Monday nine players received four-game suspensions for the secondary NCAA violations. Two players will sit two games and two others will be sidelined for one contest. The NCAA approved a school request to delay two suspensions affecting … Continue reading CHAPEL HILL, N.C | UNC: 13 players suspended for selling school-issued shoes