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These former NC high school players could be selected in the 2020 NFL Draft

Mon, April 20, 2020

Football: Millbrook vs East Wake (Sept. 5, 2014)This Thursday's NFL Draft will feel like the first live sporting event in ages. The draft is being held virtually to comply with social distancing. Sports fans from across the country undoubtedly will be locked into the proceedings.

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NFL draft rewind 2017: QB hits and the Panthers' gamble on Christian McCaffrey pays off

Mon, April 20, 2020

All-Pro_Team__Football_19541The 2017 NFL draft was notable for the two quarterbacks the Chicago Bears didn't take in the first round and the running back that the Carolina Panthers did.

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Former Southern Durham, UNC RB Jordon Brown hopes his versatility lands him a roster spot in NFL

Sun, April 19, 2020

3AA State Final:  Southern Durham vs Crest - December 12, 2015Jordon Brown graduated from Southern Durham High School in 2016, went on to play three seasons at UNC-Chapel Hill, then after graduating in 3.5 years, played a fourth season at Kansas State. Today, Brown is working out and training, hoping to have an opportunity at a roster spot on a NFL team.

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GOP senators ask NC governor to allow racing at Charlotte

Sun, April 19, 2020

Racing back at the Roval at Charlotte Motor SpeedwayFive Republican state senators are asking North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to allow NASCAR races — without fans — next month at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Locked down in Italy, Former Duke golfer preps for LPGA Qualifiers

Sun, April 19, 2020

While quarantined in Italy, former Duke golfer's LGPA dreams on holdAfter graduating, Carta's plan was to come back to the US and qualify for the LPGA tour. Due to the coronavirus, all of her plans are in flux.

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Sports leagues seek return to play but with no guarantees

Sun, April 19, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Sports_Realistic_Expectations_48793With no games being played, recent sports headlines have centered around hopes and dreams — namely, the uncharted path leagues and teams must navigate to return to competition in the wake of the pandemic.

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Kinston power forward Dontrez Styles, NC's top junior, commits to UNC

Sat, April 18, 2020

Boys Basketball: Garner vs. Kinston (Jan. 19, 2019)Kinston High School power forward Dontrez Styles has committed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Duke, NC State 4-star RB target Trevion Cooley sees football as part of his bigger picture

Sat, April 18, 2020

Football: Wakeforest vs Knightdale (Oct. 11, 2019)If you talk to Trevion Cooley, he will tell you football is what he does, it is not who he is. For Cooley, football is a way to further his education.

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ESPN, NFL Network ready to tackle challenges of remote draft

Sat, April 18, 2020

The NFL draft is annually one of the most ambitious productions that ESPN does. Next week’s coverage might go down as THE most ambitious in the network’s 40-year history.

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MLS to get its kicks with 5-week video game tournament

Sat, April 18, 2020

Soccer ballSporting Kansas City midfielder Wan Kuzain is more than your average gamer. He's got street cred.

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