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January 20, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A big comeback. A blown call. And, finally, a booming kick that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl.

After rallying from an early 13-0 deficit, the Rams stunned the New Orleans Saints with Greg Zuerlein’s 57-yard field goal in overtime for a 26-23 victory in the…

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January 20, 2019

DURHAM — After Duke’s 72-70 victory over Virginia at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday night, Cavaliers coach Tony Bennett made a note of something the Blue Devils did differently when the Cavaliers were on offense. 

“They switched everyone defensively,” Bennett said.…

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January 19, 2019

DURHAM — Once the adrenaline had fizzled from Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday, after No. 1 Duke had defeated No. 4 Virginia, 72-70, Zion Williamson only wanted to know one thing.

What would R.J. Barrett, whose two back-to-back buckets late in the game gave the Blue Devils some breathing…

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January 19, 2019

Northern Nash senior Tarod Brown has more football in his future.

Brown committed to Winston-Salem State University. He announced his decision on his twitter account on Saturday.

Brown had a productive senior season and was the leading receiver for the Knights. Brown caught 33 passes for 634 yards…

January 18, 2019

Hosting Wilson Fike on Friday night in Big East action, the Northern Nash girls’ basketball team (6-7, 3-1 Big East) stayed perfect in conference play with a 41-28 victory over the Demons.

The Knights led at halftime, 24-12, and kept up the stingy defense in allowing only 16 second-half…


January 18, 2019

Lance Norris entered the high school swimming season with a lofty goal of taking over every one of Nash Central’s individual school records.

After Friday’s Eastern Plains Conference meet at the Rocky Mount YMCA, just one event remains unchanged after the NCHS freshman swam a personal-…


January 18, 2019

Things are going pretty good right now for the Northern Nash boys’ basketball team, who hosted Wilson Fike on Friday night and came away with a 70-45 win.

A week ago, Joseph Cherry-Blue, the Knights’ leading scorer, told the Telegram: “Everybody can bring something to the table.…


January 18, 2019

DURHAM — Top-ranked Duke hopes its team defense doesn’t slip without point guard Tre Jones — for however long he’s out.

The Blue Devils were just getting back to playing the kind of tough man-to-man defense that had been their trademark after several years of struggles. Now…

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January 18, 2019

Offense wins championships in the new NFL.

For the first time since the league expanded to 32 teams in 2002, none of the teams playing this weekend in the conference title game has a defense ranked in the top 10 in total yards. Only New England is among the top 10 in fewest points allowed.

But the…

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January 17, 2019

WILSON — The North Carolina Baseball Museum, located in a low rise building running down the third-base line of Fleming Stadium in Wilson, has more than 7,000 items to peruse through, from baseball cards, to jerseys, to pamphlets, to paintings, to bats, to pictures, to newspaper…

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