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December 16, 2017

To begin the second half, Greensboro College’s offense was hurrying past N.C. Wesleyan College’s sluggish man-to-man defense. The Pride ran eight unanswered past the Bishops in two minutes of play, erasing a 36-28 halftime deficit, soon after taking a one-point lead.

So NCWC coach John…


December 16, 2017

Shamiya Mercer heard the noise coming from the locker room nearby.

What the Northern Nash point guard heard was the Rocky Mount High girls basketball team getting ready for the Nash County Christmas Tournament championship game.

“From our locker room, since they’re close, we could hear…


December 16, 2017

CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers founder and owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for allegations of workplace misconduct.

The team said Friday former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles is overseeing the investigation by a Los Angeles-based law firm.

Team spokesman Steven…

Panthers Owner-Misconduct Allegations Football

December 16, 2017

Celebration Bowl: North Carolina A&T (11-0) vs. Grambling (11-1), Dec. 16, Noon, Atlanta.

Series Record: Grambling leads 4-3.


The HBCU national championship. Grambling is trying to win its second straight Celebration Bowl and finish off its season undefeated against FCS…

Celebration Bowl Football

December 15, 2017

Facing an eight-point deficit with four minutes left in the title game of the Nash County Christmas Tournament, Rocky Mount pushed the pace to the precipice of its first lead of the entire second half, but a missed three-pointer by Javeon Jones with eight seconds left in the contest went long,…

December 14, 2017

In the first half on Thursday between Rocky Mount and Southern Nash, there was a great back and forth of scoring.

The Firebirds and Gryphons matched baskets for much of the two periods, combining for 11 lead changes and five ties, with Southern Nash pulling ahead later in the second period for a…


December 13, 2017

Nash Central coach Renny Taylor and his Bulldogs just haven’t been able to crack the Northern Nash riddle.

First, in mid-November, it was an overtime loss.

Earlier this month, it was a six-point loss.

This time, on Wednesday in the opening round of the Nash County Holiday Tournament hosted by…


December 12, 2017

The Nash County Christmas Tournament will begin today at Northern Nash with girls’ and boys’ action between local rivals.

In the opening game, Rocky Mount High will play Southern Nash at 5 p.m., followed by Nash Central’s game against Northern Nash.

The Bulldogs/Knights game will…


December 12, 2017

Villanova’s unbeaten start now includes a No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25 , while Arizona State is making a rapid rise into the top 10 under third-year coach Bobby Hurley.

After a tumultuous week in which unanimous No. 1 Duke and No. 2 Kansas lost, the Wildcats (10-0) earned 41 of 65 first-…

LaSalle Villanova Basketball

December 12, 2017

FRISCO, Texas — The Cowboys are a win away from breaking even in six games without suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott.

While Dallas has improved in two straight wins following three consecutive losses without last year’s NFL rushing leader as a rookie, the playoff outlook…

Cowboys Giants Football
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