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Former Duke player still sweating — just not NFL
Friday, April 6, 2018
“Duke owes me nothing,” former Duke Blue Devils running back Desmond Scott said. Hip-hop and junk talk from Scott were fueling Saturday-morning workouts at his 11,000 square-foot facility on a main drag here connecting the Bull City to Blue Heaven, where Tar Heels dwell at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. On Oct. 20, 2012, the
 
Durham Bulls celebrate 30th anniversary of ‘Bull Durham’
Thursday, April 5, 2018
DURHAM – In honor of the 30th anniversary of one of the most famous sports movies of all time, the Durham Bulls will celebrate “Bull Durham” over the course of two weekends in June. Kicking off the June 8 festivities will be a screening of the movie at Durham Athletic Park, the exact site of the picture’s filming. That evening fans
 
First professional baseball team named after a black woman
Thursday, April 5, 2018
CHICAGO – The National Urban Baseball League will be the first professional baseball league to have a team named after an African-American woman. The team, based in Chicago, will be called the Vickie Pasley All Stars, named after Attorney Vickie Pasley. The season will start on May 25. The league has already secured players, organized teams and
 
WNBA player talks relationships and unrealistic expectations
Monday, April 2, 2018
Notes in the Key of Heart Break By Imani McGee Stafford WNBA star, poet, writer and mental health advocate, McGee-Stafford, adds published author to her burgeoning brand. Notes in the Key of Heartbreak, a book of poems by the Atlanta Dream center standout, is the next chapter in her remarkable journey towards becoming a true renaissance woman. “We
 
Rising pressure of high school sports carries long-term health risks
Friday, March 23, 2018
CHAPEL HILL — Alex LaGrand stared at the scrawl on the worksheet, trying and failing to discern meaning from the jumble of letters on the page. Her head throbbed. Why was this so hard? That’s when she realized she couldn’t read. It had only been a few weeks since LaGrand’s fourth recorded concussion — the worst the 17-year-old
 
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Chorale Spring Concert

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NAACP Banquet

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