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Scott Young fired as Independence High School head football coach

Fri, August 12, 2016

One week before the start of the 2016 high school football season, Scott Young is out as head coach at Independence High. Young, 44, said he met with Independence school … Click to Continue »

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Charlotte’s Anthony Ervin, 35, wins gold, redemption in swimming’s fastest race

Fri, August 12, 2016

Charlotte swimmer Anthony Ervin, 35, won the gold medal in the 50-meter freestyle at the Rio Olympics on Thursday. In doing so, he became the oldest swimmer to win gold in an individual event.

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For first time, US women’s soccer goes home empty-handed – DeCock

Fri, August 12, 2016

Well, the United States is really a field hockey country anyway. In what may be the most shocking result of the entire Olympics so far, the U.S. women’s soccer team … Click to Continue »

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Duke diver Abby Johnston hoping for gold, not green (hair), at Rio Games

Fri, August 12, 2016

Duke medical school student Abby Johnston advanced to the semifinals in 3-meter springboard competition at the Rio Olympics, the last competition of her career.

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Trailblazing swimmers are inspired by Simone Manuel’s historic medal

Fri, August 12, 2016

They are the Olympic swimmers nobody saw on prime-time TV on Friday night, the ones who weren’t fast enough to advance from the 50-meter freestyle morning heats, some finishing 15 … Click to Continue »

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3 takeaways from Carolina Panthers’ exhibition opener: KK, CBs and OL reserves

Fri, August 12, 2016

Joseph Person has three takeaways from the Carolina Panthers’ NFL preseason opener at Baltimore against the Ravens.

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Appalachian St., Arkansas St. look like Sun Belt's best

Fri, August 12, 2016

While Appalachian State will always be remembered for its stunning upset of Michigan in the Big House in 2007, the Mountaineers are setting a new standard now.

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Duke looks to build on momentum of 1st bowl win since 1961

Fri, August 12, 2016

One by one over the past few years, Duke has taken care of nearly every item on its program-building checklist.

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Fedora, Tar Heels aim to repeat as ACC division champion

Fri, August 12, 2016

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora spent the past two seasons saying it was time for his Tar Heels to compete for an Atlantic Coast Conference division title.

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Wake Forest looks to move forward after consecutive 3-9s

Fri, August 12, 2016

Coach Dave Clawson hopes his Wake Forest players are all grown up now.

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