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Doeren hopes new offense, QB help Wolfpack make a leap

Fri, August 12, 2016

North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren is hoping a new look can give the Wolfpack a needed lift in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Hope Solo calls Sweden ‘cowards’ after U.S. loses in Olympic soccer

Fri, August 12, 2016

The United States women’s national soccer team lost Friday to Sweden in a penalty-kick shootout at the Summer Olympics in Brazil. The teams were tied 1-1 after 30 minutes of … Click to Continue »

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Judge drops NCAA from lawsuit filed by ex-UNC athletes

Fri, August 12, 2016

A federal judge has granted the NCAA's motion to dismiss the governing body from a lawsuit filed by two former North Carolina athletes seeking to hold it at least partly responsible for the school's long-running academic fraud scandal.

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Confidence boost: Carolina Panthers WR Damiere Byrd is ‘top tier’

Fri, August 12, 2016

Despite a late bobble, Carolina Panthers receiver Damiere Byrd comes out of loss to Baltimore Ravens with more confidence than he had going in. And that’s a good thing.

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Unawed opponents threatening US basketball dominance – DeCock

Fri, August 12, 2016

Verve. It’s one of Mike Krzyzewski’s favorite words when his team is playing well, denoting any number of things: crisp ball movement, effective help defense, hustle, teamwork, usually all in … Click to Continue »

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Usain Bolt-Justin Gatlin showdown in 100-meter dash is looming at Rio Olympics

Fri, August 12, 2016

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin are expected to finish 1-2 in the 100-meter dash on Sunday night. The question is, in what order?

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Hope Solo calls Sweden ‘a bunch of cowards’ after U.S. loss

Fri, August 12, 2016

The World Cup champion U.S. women’s soccer team was bounced from the Rio Olympics in the quarterfinals after a stunning penalty shootout loss to Sweden. Goalkeeper Hope Solo criticized Sweden’s defensive game plan.

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Unawed opponents threatening US dominance – DeCock

Fri, August 12, 2016

Verve. It’s one of Mike Krzyzewski’s favorite words when his team is playing well, denoting any number of things: crisp ball movement, effective help defense, hustle, teamwork, usually all in … Click to Continue »

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Stuck in a moment, State’s Bilis still savors big chance — DeCock

Fri, August 12, 2016

Suprised to be in position to swim for a medal in the 50-meter freestyle, N.C. State’s Simonas Bilis savored the opportunity to be in the same pool with Anthony Ervin … Click to Continue »

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