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Tuesday Night Sports

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videoConnor Barth is back in the NFL. He's wearing orange again, but this time for a Super Bowl contender. The high school basketball season is underway; highlights from a pair of games and a preview of the Laney/WWAY Invitational. Please click on icon for Tuesday night's sports. Full story...
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Wilmington Waves win national title in hoops; update on Hoggard coach Scott Braswell & more

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videoThe Wilmington Waves 7th grade basketball team captured a national title for travel basketbal in Myrtle Beach. Hoggard football coach Scott Braswell is back in Wilmington. The 2014 baseball season is now over for the Wilmington Sharks. The playoffs will start on Wednesday, but the Sharks won't be included. Full story...
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Jones files bill to rename Wilmington post office after Meadowlark Lemon

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videoRep. Walter Jones (R-3rd District) today introduced a bill to name a Wilmington post office after basketball star and Port City native Meadowlark Lemon. Full story...
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4-year-old hoops phenom from Wilmington outplays age, size

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videoIn 11 more years Josiah Brown will likely be playing high school basketball in Wilmington. That sounds like an extremely long wait, but it makes sense due to Josiah's age. This Wilmington phenom hasn't even reached kindergarten yet. Full story...
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Bobcats officially become Hornets in Charlotte

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The Charlotte Hornets are back. The NBA franchise announced Tuesday they have officially changed the name back to the Hornets after 10 years of being known as the Bobcats. Full story...
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NC State's T.J. Warren to enter NBA draft

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North Carolina State sophomore T.J. Warren is entering the NBA draft. In a statement released by the school Tuesday, the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year said he had "a fun ride" but was ready for the NBA. Full story...
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Special Olympians hit the hardwood

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videoMore than 200 students from across New Hanover County participated in the Special Olympics Basketball Tournament today at UNCW's Trask Coliseum. Full story...
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2 shot at crowded hotel party after CIAA tourney

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A basketball tournament in Charlotte ended with violence at a party at a hotel that featured rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs. Full story...
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Player hits lights, halts Division II game in tie

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Talk about shooting the lights out. The Division II game between Johnson C. Smith and Winston Salem State was halted for safety reasons after a player heaved a full-court shot and knocked out lights - leaving the game tied with 0.3 seconds left on Wednesday night. Full story...
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