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Virus shutdowns will likely make NFL draft most bet on ever

Wed, April 22, 2020

Betting_On_Draft_Football_73887For those who haven't mastered the odds of Belarussian soccer or Russian table tennis, this week's NFL draft gives U.S. gamblers their first opportunity in weeks to bet on an event about which they actually know something.

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Woods and Mickelson Set for a Charity Match With Brady and Manning

Wed, April 22, 2020

Woods_Mickelson_Golf_33729A televised charity golf match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, who will be joined in the contest by Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, is planned for next month, Turner Sports announced Wednesday.

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Havelock RB Edmonds preparing for senior year after commitment to UNC

Wed, April 22, 2020

Panther Creek vs. HavelockAfter committing to UNC earlier this month, Havelock running back Kamarro Edmonds reflects on his junior season and recruitment process while looking ahead to his senior season.

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Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw retires; won 2 national titles

Wed, April 22, 2020

Irish beat NC State 83-48 in ACCsJust two years removed from the euphoria of winning her second national championship, Muffet McGraw knew it was time.

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Round Table: Athletic directors discuss financial impact of coronavirus on high school sports

Wed, April 22, 2020

Round Table: Athletic directors discuss financial impact of coronavirus on high school sportsEight athletic directors from across North Carolina join Nick Stevens to discuss the financial impact of coronavirus on high school sports, the concerns they have about the future, whether or not sports could be played without fans, and what solutions may exist.

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Remember the 2019 NFL draft? No, really, does anyone remember?

Wed, April 22, 2020

Betting_On_Draft_Football_17171Some NFL drafts aren't very memorable. The 2019 draft was one of them.

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Red Sox stripped of pick, Cora banned in sign stealing scams

Wed, April 22, 2020

Red_Sox_Sign_Stealing_Baseball_91844The Boston Red Sox escaped major penalties in Major League Baseball's cheating investigation on Wednesday, with Commissioner Rob Manfred concluding that the 2018 World Series champions' sign-stealing efforts were less egregious than the Astros' when they won it all the previous season.

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Glavine, Klesko share fond memories of Braves' 1995 title

Wed, April 22, 2020

Braves_Remembering_'95_Baseball_80500Tom Glavine still remembers it vividly, that challenge he made to his teammates during the clinching game of the 1995 World Series.

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Federer raises prospect of merging men's and women's tours

Wed, April 22, 2020

Federer_Merging_Tours_Tennis_77685Roger Federer used a string of tweets Wednesday to call for the merger of the governing bodies for the men's and women's professional tennis tours, sparking a conversation among players and fans.

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No major hangups in NFL's mock draft heading to real thing

Tue, April 21, 2020

Mock_Draft_Football_45462The NFL's practice draft Monday to test technology and communications for the real thing beginning Thursday night had no major hangups.

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