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How Charlotte Hornets rookie Miles Bridges took ownership of his season Thursday

Tue, May 21, 2019

Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges went on Twitter on Tuesday to blame himself for not making the NBA’s All-Rookie team. Former Michigan State star Bridges, the 12th pick in the … Click to Continue »

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Daniel Hemric idolized Dale Earnhardt as a kid. Now he wants to drive like him

Tue, May 21, 2019

When Daniel Hemric was growing up in Kannapolis, dreaming of becoming a NASCAR driver, Friday afternoons were hard. A long week of school would be nearly over, but the last … Click to Continue »

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Ex-Tar Heel Jalek Felton works back from ‘bad decisions’ that sent him overseas

Tue, May 21, 2019

Jalek Felton owned his mistakes Tuesday, saying he “made a couple of bad decisions” while at North Carolina before he was dismissed from both the basketball team and the university … Click to Continue »

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What ‘groundbreaking’ deal has Charlotte 49ers’ AD Mike Hill thrilled?

Tue, May 21, 2019

Conference USA’s efforts to raise its football profile went outside-the-box this week when the league announced a four-year television partnership with NFL Network. And the Charlotte 49ers’ athletics director couldn’t … Click to Continue »

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Baseball Roundup: Carson, Mooresville, N. Lincoln win baseball openers

Tue, May 21, 2019

China Grove Carson took the opening game in its 3A Western Regional baseball championship series Tuesday night, while Mooresville moved within a victory of reaching the 4A state finals for … Click to Continue »

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Soccer, Softball Roundup: Lake Norman Charter, Union Academy soccer return to state finals

Tue, May 21, 2019

Lake Norman Charter and Monroe Union Academy are headed back to the girls’ state soccer championships, with Union Academy facing a rematch. Lake Norman Charter won the 2A Western Region … Click to Continue »

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Corinth Holders takes series opener with Holly Springs, 2-0

Tue, May 21, 2019

Corinth Holders continues to rise to stepping up a division in N.C. High School Athletic Association play. The Pirates are just one win from a 4A East Regional title in … Click to Continue »

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Heritage headed to 4A soccer finals after road win at Hoggard

Tue, May 21, 2019

Hoggard High School players used their jerseys to wipe away the tears after a 1-0 overtime loss to Heritage in the Class 4A East Regional girls soccer championship. In their … Click to Continue »

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Charlotte Checkers keep pouring on goals vs. Marlies to take AHL Eastern finals

Tue, May 21, 2019

The Charlotte Checkers picked up Tuesday where they left off Saturday night, pummeling the host Toronto Marlies 5-1 in Game 3 of the American Hockey League’s Eastern Conference finals. The … Click to Continue »

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Hoggard explodes for five runs in seventh inning to knock off Heritage

Tue, May 21, 2019

Hoggard High School showed great patience through six innings and the big payoff came in the seventh against the host Heritage Huskies on Tuesday afternoon. The No. 4 Vikings made … Click to Continue »

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