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More schools mixing beer, football at stadiums
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players. A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones. North Texas, SMU and Troy University will begin beer sales to the
 
Even in loss, Chicago celebrates Little Leaguers
Monday, August 25, 2014
CHICAGO — Chicago cheered on the hottest sports team in town on Sunday and, for the day at least, it wasn't a team called the Bears, White Sox, Cubs, Bulls or Blackhawks. The buzz in the nation's third-largest city was for a group of 11- and 12-year-old boys from Chicago's South Side who took on South Korea in the Little League World Series
 
Durham Bulls claim another division crown
Monday, August 25, 2014
DURHAM – The Durham Bulls clinched the International League South Division title with a 4-2 win over the Gwinnett Braves at the DBAP Monday night, marking their second straight division title. The IL South crown is the seventh in eight seasons for Durham since manager Charlie Montoyo took the helm in 2007. In the 17 seasons that Durham has been in
 
37-year-old fights way into women’s boxing
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Tori “Sho Nuff’ Nelson is taking over the women’s boxing world, drawing on nearly a decade of experience and the strength and lessons of her family. The 37-year-old welterweight boxer from Chase City, Virginia, has been throwing jabs, hooks and uppercuts since the age of 29 and has not looked back. Nelson has three brothers whom she
 
St. Aug’s adds 7 to staff
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Danielle Williams will soon need to rent a truck to hold all her awards. The former Johnson C. Smith track star was recently named a Division II regional scholar-athlete honoree. Williams is now eligible for the national award, which will be announced in September. Fayetteville State has promoted Jacqlyn Stickley as its new head softball coach. Stickley
 
Rams looking to continue dominance
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Winston-Salem State is seeking its third CIAA championship in four years and a fourth NCAA playoff appearance. With a new name at the helm, does the rest of the league have a chance? The Rams don’t expect to miss a beat after the departure of former head coach Connell Maynor. Defensive coordinator Kienus Boulware has been a coach-in-the-waiting for
 
Eagles seek ‘a season of change’
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
DURHAM – New coach Jerry Mack isn’t the only major adjustment for N.C. Central’s upcoming football season. Gone is quarterback Jordan Reid, who ended his college career with the school’s best completion percentage (55.9), and linebacker Tazmon Foster, who set a single-season record in tackles with 144. But Mack says change is good.
 
Little League star challenges MLB pitcher to ‘pitch-off’
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Thirteen-year-old Mo’ne Davis has pitched her way to notoriety after throwing a complete game shutout to send her team, the Taney Dragons, to the Little League Baseball World Series. Mo’ne, believed to be the first African-American girl (and the 18th girl) to play in the LLBWS, challenged Major League pitcher Clayton Kershaw, considered the
 
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