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“Throwdown Games” set for Coolray Field

Coolray Field prior to a minor league baseball game between the Durham Bulls and the Gwinnett Braves in Lawrenceville. (Staff Photo: David Welker). prev. next. LAWRENCEVILLE — Some of the best high school baseball teams in Gwinnett County will take …

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Duke Study Abroad: Former Blue Devils Making it in Europe

The list of Duke Blue Devils that have made it in the NBA is a long one — so long, in fact, that you can make an entire 1st round mock draft of them and have spare guys for a second round. But not every Duke grad can make it to basketball's highest …

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Duke is trying to get back to being, well, Duke again

For the Blue Devils, the first step is getting Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski back on the bench after he missed a game due to illness. He'll make his return Saturday when North Carolina State visits, and — with their confidence buoyed by a win …

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North Carolina State's Terry Henderson is still unsure when he'll be able to …

RALEIGH, North Carolina — Terry Henderson was supposed to be in a leading role for North Carolina State's backcourt this season. Instead the West Virginia transfer is just trying to move laterally through pain and cut without limping during limited …

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Tar Heels in the Pros: Harrison Barnes' Buzzer Beater

Many people criticized Harrison Barnes (also known as “the Black Falcon”) for turning pro after his sophomore season at North Carolina in 2012. Some people felt as if he could use more work on both his dribbling and shooting before he headed to the NBA.

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Tar Heels Football: KJ Sails wraps up UNC's class with commitment

Three-star cornerback K.J. Sails became the final recruit in the 2016 class when he committed to the Tar Heels at 3:30 p.m. Sails had a ceremony at his high school and was down to North Carolina and Cincinnati. In the end, the Tar Heels land the …

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Tar Heels Football: Ryan Jones commits to North Carolina

Just a few days after the North Carolina Tar Heels wrapped an impressive 2016 recruiting class, head coach Larry Fedora is already putting his touches on a 2017 class. The Tar Heels received a verbal commitment from four-star wide receiver/athlete Ryan …

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Tar Heels Baseball: Nike has a winner with UNC uniforms

The college baseball season is just over a week away as the North Carolina Tar Heels will open on February 19th when they play in Los Angeles against No. 11 UCLA. The No. 16 Diamond Heels are coming off a season in which they finished 34-24 but …

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NC State baseball TV schedule released

Not much on television, as usual (THAT is why we need an ACC Network, dangit), but a good chunk of games will be available on ESPN3. Recommended. #Habs Headlines: Michel Therrien is in no danger of losing his job anytime soon · The Chargers keep …

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