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Trevon Brown out for next game, Wil Baumann leads ACC in punting, MJ calls Obama hack golfer

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videoTrevon Brown won't be suiting up this weekend for the East Carolina Pirates. The freshman wide receiver isn't ready to go after hurting his left knee last week. Trevon Brown is a New Hanover grad. Former Hoggard Viking Wil Baumann continues to lead the ACC in punting. Michael Jordan Full story...
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MJ sits down to talk as NBA season tips off

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videoIn his four seasons as the majority owner of the NBA team in Charlotte, Michael Jordan has endured plenty, including the worst season in NBA history, but the Laney High graduate says the competitor in him has his eyes on a seventh NBA ring. Full story...
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Laney-WWAY Invitational set to tip in November

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videoLaney High School and WWAY will team up in late November for the Laney-WWAY Thanksgiving Invitational. It'll be a two day basketball event. All games will be held at the Michael Jordan Gymnasium. Full story...
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Church mission over, Wilmington's White back on court at UNC

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videoStilman White started two games for the North Carolina Tar Heels in the NCAA Basketball Tournament in 2012. He hasn't played in a college game since. That's about to change soon though. His Mormon mission is now over. We made the trip to Chapel Hill on Wednesday to sit down with the Tar Heel basketball guard to talk about hoops, his mission trip and a jersey change that involves Michael Jordan. Full story...
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Hornets draft Noah Vonleh, acquire P.J. Hairston & unveil new court all in one day

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videoThursday was a busy day for Wilmington native Michael Jordan. The owner of the Charlotte Hornets somehow ended up with former UNC Tar Heel P.J. Hairston despite Hairston being drafted by the Miami Heat. The Hornets also unveiled their new court on Thursday. Full story...
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Michael Jordan joins billionaires club

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Everyone knows Michael Jordan is rich, but now it looks like the Wilmington native is truly in rare air. Forbes.com reports the basketball legend is now a billionaire. Full story...
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Billy Graham, Michael Jordan lead list of most admired North Carolinians

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videoEvangelist Billy Graham and basketball great Michael Jordan top a recent survey of most admired people with North Carolina ties. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 11

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videoNow that the school record losing streak is over Buzz Peterson and the UNCW Seahawks look to move forward. The Seahawks will host the Northeastern Huskies on Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum. It's been a season of adversity for the Ashley girls basketball team, but the Screamin' Eagles keep on winning. Full story...
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Man convicted in death of Michael Jordan's father seeking new trial

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videoOne of the two men convicted in the murder of Michael Jordan's father is again seeking a new trial. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - February 5

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video13 is not considered to be a lucky number. Superstitious or not, 13 is now the losing streak for the UNCW men's basketball team after another tough loss at home against a conference foe. Laney hosted a special ceremony on Wednesday. Michael Jordan's replica jersey now hangs on the wall in Buctown, but the New Hanover Wildcats swept the action on the floor. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 27

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videoLaney High is the place to be in four more nights. Four jerseys will hang from the rafters, including a larger than life Michael Jordan uniform. A handful of high school basketball teams squeezed in games on Monday night prior to Tuesday's expected snow storm. Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils left Pittsburgh with a victory on Monday. The UNCW-Towson men's basketball game won't be played on Wednesday. Plus more! Full story...
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Jordan's UNC diploma, recruiting letters up for auction

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videoPieces of Michael Jordan's history as a student-athlete are up for auction. Goldin Auctions is offering up Jordan's diploma from UNC, as well as recruiting letters written by legendary Tar Heel coach Dean Smith and assistant Bill Gutheridge, who later succeeded Smith as head coach. Full story...
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Trot Nixon, Michael Jordan, other locals among NCHSAA '100 to Remember'

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videoAs part of the celebration of the centennial of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, the NCHSAA has released the fourth and final list of its "100 To Remember" series. The list of male athletes includes local greats Michael Jordan, Chester McGlockton, Meadowlark Lemon and WWAY's own Trot Nixon. Full story...
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Michael Jordan: Bobcats changing name to Hornets

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Bobcats owner Michael Jordan says he's changing his team's name to the Charlotte Hornets. Full story...
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AP Source: Jordan changing team name to Hornets

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A person familiar with the situation says Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is changing his team's name to the Hornets. Full story...
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