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Castellano’s homer leads NW Arkansas to 7-6 win over Springfield

Sat, May 18, 2019

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) -- Angelo Castellano hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, leading the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to a 7-6 win over the Springfield Cardinals on Saturday. The … Click to Continue »

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‘Doesn’t have to make sense to anybody but you’: How Cam Newton operates as a mentor

Sat, May 18, 2019

The tall, veteran quarterback peered down at the reporters awaiting his thoughts on his team’s recently drafted player at his position. The politically correct move would be for him to … Click to Continue »

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Can Charlotte’s Grant Williams overcome that ‘tweener’ label in NBA draft chase?

Fri, May 17, 2019

The fat kid jokes, back when Grant Williams played at Charlotte’s Providence Day School, no longer apply. “Back in high school, we used to get on him a bit,” recalled … Click to Continue »

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What are the Top 5 best moments in NASCAR All-Star Race history? Let’s debate.

Fri, May 17, 2019

“For a million bucks, you better put on a show.” That’s the last thing Darrell Waltrip said before hanging up the phone in early May, but as far as the … Click to Continue »

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Checkers let Marlies take home-ice edge in AHL Eastern Conference finals opener

Fri, May 17, 2019

The Toronto Marlies stole home-ice advantage from the Charlotte Checkers on Friday night, taking a third-period lead and holding on for a 2-1 American Hockey League playoff victory. Game 2 … Click to Continue »

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NCAA committee endorses new rules to govern academic integrity

Fri, May 17, 2019

The NCAA’s Division I Committee on Academics endorsed an academic integrity rules change Friday that, by its own description, takes aim at the long-running academic-athletic scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill. According … Click to Continue »

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Mark Kingston previews Gamecocks’ must-win season finale against Mississippi State

Fri, May 17, 2019

South Carolina baseball coach Mark Kingston discusses the Gamecocks' Game 2 loss to Mississippi State on Friday and what USC needs to do to win Saturday's regular season finale, which will determine if Carolina makes the SEC tournament or not. … Click to Continue »

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Opportunity lost: Gamecocks fall apart late to hand Mississippi State win

Fri, May 17, 2019

Gifted a pair of runs and riding a solid outing from the staff ace, South Carolina baseball looked like it might be able to make things interesting Friday night against … Click to Continue »

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Weddington rolls to NCHSAA 3A lacrosse state title

Fri, May 17, 2019

Weddington High is a N.C. state lacrosse champion again The Warriors got behind Chapel Hill early Friday night in the 2019 state final but scored 10 unanswered goals in what … Click to Continue »

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North Lincoln (2A), Weddington (3A) win NCHSAA boys state track titles Friday.

Fri, May 17, 2019

North Lincoln and Weddington won N.C. High School Athletic Association state track championships Friday night at N.C. A&T. North Lincoln got two state championship wins from Jake Soorus in the … Click to Continue »

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