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College Football Playoffs

Maxx Murphy, Copy Editor

September 22, 2014

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After every season in college football, teams have gone on to compete in “bowl games”. A bowl game is a matchup between two teams who contended to play in that matchup all year long. Starting this year, the National College...

USWNT defeats Switzerland prior to World Cup qualifying

Natalie Van Genderen, Editor in Chief

September 16, 2014

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The United States Women’s National Team (U.S. WNT) faced Switzerland August 20, 2014 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. This game was the first match between the two national teams at the senior level of play in the 29 years...

Team USA Basketball dominates FIBA World Cup

Logan Pearce, Graphics Editor

September 15, 2014

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Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University Men’s Basketball head coach, and his coaching staff selected the final 12 players who will represent Team USA in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup that will be held in...

World Cup Preview

Maxx Murphy, Staff Writer

May 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

This summer has the stage set for the 2014 World Cup in 12 cities located in Brazil. These cities include Manaus, Fortaleza, Natal, Recife, Salvador, Brasilia, Cuiaba, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba and Porto Alegra. The ...

Former Athens Drive player selected as tenth pick in WNBA Draft

Natalie Van Genderen, Assistant Editor

May 15, 2014

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Athens Drive alumna, Markeisha Gatling, was selected as the tenth overall pick in the 2014 Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Draft Monday, April 14, at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn. Gatling was selected...

NBA Draft Preview

Maxx Murphy, Staff Writer

May 15, 2014

Filed under Sports

The NBA (National Basketball Association) draft happens once a year. Some of the best players from around the world join, hoping to fulfil their dream of becoming stars in the big league. This year’s draft will take part Th...

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