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Holliday: Baseball pools create debate in the ACC

Sat, May 26, 2018

NC State falls to FSU in ACC tourney pool play, 5-2The three-team, four-pool format of the ACC Baseball Tournament has some advantages, but coaches expect further change.

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NCAA fates: Hosting chances for UNC, NC State, Duke

Sat, May 26, 2018

NC State falls to FSU in ACC tourney pool play, 5-2North Carolina, NC State and Duke are done after pool play in the ACC Tournament as Clemson, Florida State, Louisville and Pittsburgh advanced to Saturday's semifinals.

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ECU wins AAC Championship with 4-3 win versus UConn

Sat, May 26, 2018

ECU wins 2018 AAC ChampionshipAmerican Athletic Conference Most Outstanding Player Spencer Brickhousecollected a pair of hits, while Jake Agnos set a new Championship Game record with nine strikeouts helping No. 15 ECU to a 4-3 win over No. 22 Connecticut Saturday afternoon in the 2018 AAC Baseball Championship Game. With the win the Pirates (43-16) secure the le ....

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Blue Devils to play in men's lacrosse title game

Sat, May 26, 2018

Duke LogoThe Blue Devils (16-3) advance to Monday's national title game and will face third-seeded Yale at 1 p.m.

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Fuquay-Varina wins first girls soccer state championship

Sat, May 26, 2018

2018 NCHSAA 4A Women's Soccer State Championships at Dail StadiuFuquay-Varina absorbed Myers Park's pressure most of the day, particularly in the first half, before an attempted clearance clanged off Kaitlyn Laux and into the Mustang net, putting Fuquay-Varina up 1-0 in the 42nd minute.

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Wonder-goal, gaffes, injuries as Madrid seals CL three-peat

Sat, May 26, 2018

APTOPIX_Ukraine_Soccer_Champions_League_Final_06378With his back to goal but eyes on the incoming cross, Gareth Bale connected with the ball while leaping in the air and sent a scissor-kick arcing into the top of the net.

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Louisville earns first spot in ACC Tournament Championship

Sat, May 26, 2018

Louisville beats Pitt 2018 ACC baseball semifinalGood pitching can take a team a long way, and it has carried Louisville to the finals of the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship.

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Rose shoots 66 to take 4-shot lead into Colonial finale

Sat, May 26, 2018

Colonial_Golf_62868While Justin Rose felt good about his four-stroke lead after three rounds at Colonial, he wasn't yet counting down the holes left in the Fort Worth Invitational.

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Part-timers Danica, Helio garner full attention at Indy 500

Sat, May 26, 2018

IndyCar_Indy_500_Auto_Racing_32675Part-time drivers and one-off rides are usually afterthoughts at the Indianapolis 500, where the sport's brightest stars tend to shine in the hot sun on the final Sunday of May.

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Ovechkin slays demons on first trip to Stanley Cup Final

Sat, May 26, 2018

Stanely_Cup_Ovechkin's_Joy_Hockey_78896Raw emotion came from Alex Ovechkin as he wore an "Eastern Conference champions" hat for the first time.

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