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Sports world reacts to Supreme Court gay marriage ruling

Fri, June 26, 2015

Some reaction in sports on Twitter to the Supreme Court's decision that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States: … Click to Continue »

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Proposal seeks tougher NCAA academic integrity policies

Fri, June 26, 2015

Academic misconduct may soon have its own section in the NCAA rule book. … Click to Continue »

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A bet on NASCAR, with high stakes for the godfather of ethanol

Fri, June 26, 2015

Jeff Broin’s silhouette shines in the glossy hood of the modified grass-green Chevrolet SS. It’s moments before the start of NASCAR’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., and Broin is having a quick chat with young driver Austin Dillon.

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Jeff Gordon on Confederate flag in SC: 'I support NASCAR'

Fri, June 26, 2015

On Friday, NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon was asked about his reaction to NASCAR's statement this week that it supported the efforts of S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley and others to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse. … Click to Continue »

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Former college assistant hoop coach shot before fatal crash

Fri, June 26, 2015

A former college assistant basketball coach was one of the two men killed in a fatal crash that's being investigated as a double homicide. … Click to Continue »

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Local Golf 06.26.15

Fri, June 26, 2015

Local golf results for June 26th.

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Charlotte Knights box score 06.26.15

Fri, June 26, 2015

Friday’s Charlotte Knights box score

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Hurricanes lost draft lottery, but win lottery that is NHL draft

Fri, June 26, 2015

A potential first overall pick in any other season, defenseman Noah Hanifin fell to the Carolina Hurricanes with the No. 5 pick, the kind of break the Hurricanes rarely get in the draft.

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Storify: Social media reacts to Hornets drafting Frank Kaminsky

Fri, June 26, 2015

In Thursday night’s NBA draft, the Charlotte Hornets took former Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky with the ninth overall pick. The Hornets also introducted a black alternate uniform with a “Buzz City” theme and traded away a second-round pick. Here’s a look back at the reaction on Twitter and Instagram from reporters, fans and others.

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